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But Inside I'm Screaming

by Elizabeth Flock

While breaking the hottest news story of the year, broadcast journalist Isabel Murphy falls apart on live television in front of an audience of millions. She lands at Three Breezes, a four-star psychiatric hospital nicknamed the "nut hut," where she begins the painful process of recovering the life everyone thought she had.But accepting her place among her fellow patients proves difficult, and Isabel struggles to reconcile the fact that she is, indeed, one of them. As she faces the reality that in order to mend her painfully fractured life she must rely solely on herself, she must also accept an imperfect life in a world that demands perfection.

But Not for Me

by Annette Broadrick

IN LOVE WITH HER BOSSUndistracted by love, brawny construction boss Brad Phillips had worked his way up from street kid to millionaire. Of course, Rachel Wood, his invaluable assistant, had believed in-and secretly loved-Brad from the beginning. But after eight years of a strictly professional relationship, Rachel dared not dream of more.So why, when she requested a leave of absence, believing herself in danger in Dallas, did Brad insist on whisking her to safety-in his home, in his arms, as his "convenient" wife? Had Rachel's near-disappearance-after nearly a decade-stunned Brad into seeing her as a woman...into believing in love?

But Not Forsaken

by Helen Good Brenneman

From the book: IT WAS IN THE YEARS 1947-48 that my husband and I had the privilege of serving the Mennonite Central Committee refugee camp in Gronau, Germany. The camp, which began as a small emergency measure, grew in size to a large, bustling community and emigration center, usually housing 700 or 800 people, sometimes bulging its walls to accommodate as many as 2,000 homeless transitees. Should anyone endeavor to collect all the stories which these brethren-in-need brought with them from their homeland and their long, arduous trek, the collection would fill many volumes with fascinating tales of pathos and adventure. The family which arrived intact, mother, father, and all the children together, was rare indeed. Every individual had a history of hardships and severe trials, and each person living in camp had his own moments of fear and anxiety over the past, present, and future. Yet despite all the difficulties of a refugee existence, God had not forgotten His people nor had His people forgotten Him. From the debris of shattered hopes and dreams rose a monumental faith in God that amazed those of us who had never experienced such unfortunate circumstances. At times we witnessed answers to prayer which were nothing short of modern-day miracles and which strengthened our own faith.

But Not in Shame: The Six Months After Pearl Harbor

by John Toland

December 7, 1941 - at exactly 7:55AM on a seemingly peaceful Sunday morning, the United States was plunged into the greatest war in history!What were the events which determined the Pearl Harbor catastrophe? What were the last few days on Wake Island like? What really occurred on the infamous Bataan Death March and why did it happen? How did MacArthur make his dramatic escape from Corregidor? And what is the story behind the greatest capitulation in American history, General Wainwright's forced surrender of the Philippines?But Not in Shame begins with the race to decode intercepted secret Japanese messages the day before the Pearl Harbor attack, and ends six months later with the stunning victory which unexpectedly turned the tide - the Battle of Midway. More than an exciting narrative of battles and leaders, it is a story of the individuals on both sides who took part in the most critical decisions and momentous events.

But Some of Us Are Brave: All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men - Black Women's Studies

by Barbara Smith Gloria T. Hull Patricia Bell Scott

This ground-breaking collection provides hours of enjoyment for the general reader and a wealth of materials needed to develop course units on black women; political theory, literary essays on major writers, guidelines for consciousness-raising about racism, and surveys of black women's contributions to the blues. "Important and innovative. "--Feminist Bookstore News

But They Can't Beat Us: Oscar Robertson and the Crispus Attucks Tigers

by Randy Roberts

The Crispus Attucks High School basketball teams of 1955 and 1956 made Indiana basketball history as the first all-black team to win a state championship and then as the first undefeated team ever to win the championship. The story of Oscar Robertson's dedication to the game and of the unforgettable Attucks teams of the 1950s are told in this inspiring book that brings together race, joy, and achievement during a critical time in Indiana and American history.

But What About Me? (True-to-Life Series from Hamilton High)

by Marilyn Reynolds

In this story about the horrors of acquaintance rape, a high school senior learns about the harsh realities of alcoholism.

But When She Was Bad

by Lou Peddicord

A memoir-like accounting of love, betrayal, and revenge, But When She Was Bad tells of the star-crossed meeting of a man and a woman, their marriage and divorce, and their deadly struggle for custody of a child.

But Who Will Bell the Cats?

by Cynthia Von Buhler

Finally, the solution to Aesop's age-old question:Who will bell the cats? Mouse and his friend, Brown Bat, are determined to get outof the basement and into the banquet hall to jointhe fun and frolicking there. But escape won't be easy with the cats blockingtheir efforts . . . It will take many attempts and a surprisingsolution for Mouse and Bat to succeed. Cynthia von Buhler's enchanted upstairs/downstairsworld shows readers the rewards of determination, bravery,and creativity-and reminds them of the uncomplicatedpower of kindness.

But With the Dawn, Rejoicing

by Mary Ellen Kelly

In the 1930's, little could be done for people who had rheumatoid arthritis, and many of them became completely bedridden! Mary Ellen is one of those people. With humor and compassion, yet without hiding her frustrations and disappointments, Mary Ellen Kelly writes of her adjustment to disability, her faith journey, and her ability to serve God and enjoy life. This is an eloquent, delightful and inspiring book.

But You Made the Front Page

by Sonny Fox

There have been many books about the strange and exotic world of show business, but rarely has one encompassed so many roles in one person, Sonny Fox. Comedy writer on a daily half-hour TV series in New York, pioneer on the eighth Educational TV station to go on the air, host of the first weekly CBS-TV series to originate a live TV series, Emcee of "The $64,000 Challenge," Producer of movies for TV and specials for PBS, VP Children's programming NBC-TV, Chair of the National Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a weekly, four-hour children's program that set a standard for how to deal with young viewers, Fox ran the gamut, starting in radio in 1947 and lasting until today, that may be unique in TV history.What makes this a must-read is Sonny's ability to spin narratives that take you inside of this panoply of events and personalities, so you feel their immediacy and experience the kaleidoscope almost as a participant. As he weaves his engaging tales, you will meet Senator Robert Kennedy, Actresses Julie Harris and Colleen Dewhurst, Lyricists Alan Jay Lerner, and Sheldon Harnick, Tom Snyder, and a whole cast of colorful personalities who are presented through the prism of Sonny Fox's cavalcade that is a history of TV: in fact a history of the 20th century as it will never be taught in schools.

The Butch Bakery Cookbook

by David Arrick Janice Kollar

The Butch Bakery does cupcakes like nobody else. You can forget the pretty sparkles and the flowers on top, forget the pastel cupcakes for Easter or Halloween. These aren't cupcakes for little kids, but grown-up cupcakes full of contemporary, inventive flavors-like bacon, whiskey, coffee, and cayenne pepper. The Butch Bakery Cookbook offers cupcakes for the twenty-first century-like a cupcake imbued with two different liqueurs or a devil's food cake made truly diabolical with a dose of chili powder. These are serious sweets. They're delightfully different and dangerously delicious. Author David Arrick has received tremendous media coverage since opening Butch Bakery Perfect for dessert or cupcake lovers who are tired of the same old vanilla or chocolate cake with icing on top For anyone who wants a dessert that breaks the mold and challenges the taste buds with modern flavors and inspired ingredients, The Butch Bakery Cookbook delivers the goods-seriously.

Butch Cassidy The Lost Years

by William W. Johnstone J. A. Johnstone

"An entertaining story with lots of plot twists." --BooklistThe Greatest Western Writer Of The 21st CenturyIn a small Texas town in 1950, a Pinkerton detective interrupts an old-timer's game of dominos to learn the truth about Butch Cassidy--who is still very much alive and well. In fact, he's the old-timer playing dominos.Seems that after surviving the infamous shootout in Bolivia that claimed the life of his partner the Sundance Kid, Butch returns to Texas searching for a place to call home. When he comes across a dying rancher who'd been shot by some rustlers, Butch promises to avenge him--and take over the ranch after his death. Assuming the name Jim Strickland, Butch begins a new chapter in his life. But trouble has a way of finding Butch. A corrupt railroad baron pulls him into the most dangerous train robbery he's ever attempted. But if Butch Cassidy is going to ride again, it'll have to be with a newer, and wilder, Wild Bunch. . ."Johnstone is a masterful storyteller, creating a tale that is fanciful and funny, exciting and surprisingly convincing. . .great fun." --Publishers Weekly

Butch Cassidy the Lost Years

by William W. Johnstone J. A. Johnstone

"Readers of Johnstone's many westerns appreciate his taut writing and good storytelling. " --Examiner. com"Engaging and entertaining. " --Spur and Lock on The Brothers O'BrienOn November 3, 1908, in the town of San Vicente, suspected of stealing a mining company payroll, Butch Cassidy was killed in a bloody shootout by the Bolivian Army. Or was he?In a small Texas town in 1950, a man from the Pinkerton Detective Agency interrupts an old-timer's daily game of dominos to learn the truth about Butch Cassidy--who is still alive and well and sitting right in front of him. . . So begins the novel of the West's most legendary outlaw--as told by America's master storytellers, William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone. Butch Cassidy The Lost Years reveals the stunning secret behind that infamous shootout in Bolivia that claimed the lives of the Sundance Kid and, allegedly, Butch himself. For years, there were rumors that Cassidy survived. Now, almost half a century later, an old man playing dominos tells the real story of his life and times, legend be damned. After fleeing South America and informing the beautiful Etta Place that her beloved Sundance is dead, Butch returns to Texas searching for a place to call home. When he comes across a dying rancher who'd been shot by some rustlers, Butch promises to avenge him--and take over the ranch after his death. Assuming the name Jim Strickland, Butch tries to start a fresh new chapter in his life. But even with his old gang gone and his outlaw past behind him, trouble has a way of finding Butch. Cruel injustice--in the form of a corrupt railroad baron--pulls him into the most dangerous train robbery he's ever attempted. But if Butch Cassidy is going to ride again, it'll have to be with a newer, and wilder, Wild Bunch. . . Filled with page-turning action and authentic historic details, Butch Cassidy The Lost Years is an exciting and fitting tribute to a true American original. Robert LeRoy Parker. Butch to his friends. Mr. Cassidy to those on the business end of his gun.

Butch Cassidy the Lost Years

by William W. Johnstone J. A. Johnstone

"Readers of Johnstone's many westerns appreciate his taut writing and good storytelling. " --Examiner. com"Engaging and entertaining. " --Spur and Lock on The Brothers O'BrienOn November 3, 1908, in the town of San Vicente, suspected of stealing a mining company payroll, Butch Cassidy was killed in a bloody shootout by the Bolivian Army. Or was he?In a small Texas town in 1950, a man from the Pinkerton Detective Agency interrupts an old-timer's daily game of dominos to learn the truth about Butch Cassidy--who is still alive and well and sitting right in front of him. . . So begins the novel of the West's most legendary outlaw--as told by America's master storytellers, William W. Johnstone and J. A. Johnstone. Butch Cassidy The Lost Years reveals the stunning secret behind that infamous shootout in Bolivia that claimed the lives of the Sundance Kid and, allegedly, Butch himself. For years, there were rumors that Cassidy survived. Now, almost half a century later, an old man playing dominos tells the real story of his life and times, legend be damned. After fleeing South America and informing the beautiful Etta Place that her beloved Sundance is dead, Butch returns to Texas searching for a place to call home. When he comes across a dying rancher who'd been shot by some rustlers, Butch promises to avenge him--and take over the ranch after his death. Assuming the name Jim Strickland, Butch tries to start a fresh new chapter in his life. But even with his old gang gone and his outlaw past behind him, trouble has a way of finding Butch. Cruel injustice--in the form of a corrupt railroad baron--pulls him into the most dangerous train robbery he's ever attempted. But if Butch Cassidy is going to ride again, it'll have to be with a newer, and wilder, Wild Bunch. . . Filled with page-turning action and authentic historic details, Butch Cassidy The Lost Years is an exciting and fitting tribute to a true American original. Robert LeRoy Parker. Butch to his friends. Mr. Cassidy to those on the business end of his gun.

Butch Goes Bananas

by Pat Pexa

Biography of Pexa's "boonie" dog Butch, who lives on Guam. Butch loves to eat all kinds of food!

Butch is a Noun

by S. Bear Bergman

Butch is a Noun, published by the now-defunct Suspect Thoughts, was a critical and commercial success when first published in 2006: a funny, insightful manifesto on what it means to be butch. This edition includes a new introduction by the author.

Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit

by Marlon M. Bailey

Butch Queens Up in Pumpsexamines Ballroom culture, in which inner-city LGBT individuals dress, dance, and vogue to compete for prizes and trophies. Participants are affiliated with a house, an alternative family structure typically named after haute couture designers and providing support to this diverse community. Marlon M. Bailey's rich first-person performance ethnography of the Ballroom scene in Detroit examines Ballroom as a queer cultural formation that upsets dominant notions of gender, sexuality, kinship, and community.

Butcher

by Campbell Armstrong

Detective-Sergeant Lou Perlman gets caught up in a gangland takeover in international bestselling author Campbell Armstrong's electrifying thriller After stepping on too many of his bosses' toes in public, Detective-Sergeant Lou Perlman is put on "extended sick leave" against his will. He is banned from the investigation of the bloodbath that is shaking Glasgow's criminal underworld, where a bizarre, seriously violent man named Reuben Chuck has seized control. But a gruesome discovery in his own apartment launches Perlman back into the game. Soon a simple inquiry becomes fraught with danger and leads him into the terrain of Reuben Chuck. Glasgow is once again a constant presence in Campbell Armstrong's twisting storyline, in which one wrong turn down a dark alley could change a detective's life forever.

The Butcher

by Jennifer Hillier

From the author of the acclaimed suspense novels Creep and Freak and whom Jeffery Deaver has praised as a "top of the line thriller writer," The Butcher is a high-octane novel about lethal secrets that refuse to die--until they kill again.A rash of grisly serial murders plagued Seattle until the infamous "Beacon Hill Butcher" was finally hunted down and killed by police chief Edward Shank in 1985. Now, some thirty years later, Shank, retired and widowed, is giving up his large rambling Victorian house to his grandson Matt, whom he helped raise. Settling back into his childhood home and doing some renovations in the backyard to make the house feel like his own, Matt, a young up-and-coming chef and restaurateur, stumbles upon a locked crate he's never seen before. Curious, he picks the padlock and makes a discovery so gruesome it will forever haunt him... Faced with this deep dark family secret, Matt must decide whether to keep what he knows buried in the past, go to the police, or take matters into his own hands. Meanwhile Matt's girlfriend, Sam, has always suspected that her mother was murdered by the Beacon Hill Butcher--two years after the supposed Butcher was gunned down. As she pursues leads that will prove her right, Sam heads right into the path of Matt's terrible secret. A thriller with taut, fast-paced suspense, and twists around every corner, The Butcher will keep you guessing until the bitter, bloody end.

The Butcher

by Philip Carlo

New York Times bestselling author Philip Carlo, one of the foremost chroniclers of the New York Mafia and the criminal mind, returns with a shocking exploration of his most twisted and notorious villain yet Tommy "Karate" Pitera was not like other mafiosi. He was not only a capo in the notorious Bonanno family but also a devoted student of crime--a deadly martial artist who'd been trained in Japan as a teenager. Highly skilled with knives and other lethal weapons, dressed entirely in black, Pitera murdered his way to becoming one of the premier assassins in New York City during the 1980s--he even killed at the behest of John Gotti. Remorseless and deadly, Pitera took human lives as if he had a God-given right, while at the same time dealing high-grade Sicilian heroin and South American cocaine. There were numerous men within the New York Mafia who killed people, men who weren't afraid of anyone or anything, but all of them looked the other way when they saw Pitera coming. Word on the street was that he didn't just whack people; he made them disappear forever. In hushed whispers people spoke of Pitera's secret burial grounds and the grotesque things he did to his victim's bodies. If the Mafia had a Jeffrey Dahmer, it was surely Tommy Pitera. Like his father and grandfather before him, Jim Hunt had a gift for bringing down bad guys. During Hunt's stellar career at the DEA, he had arrested his share of criminals and had caught many of the elusive drug lords of New York City. But nothing could have prepared him for what he encountered when he and his elite antidrug unit began investigating Tommy Pitera. What started as a routine investigation into a cocaine and heroin ring in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, grew exponentially as Hunt and his team uncovered the layers of death that surrounded Pitera. Through carefully placed wiretaps, dangerous stakeouts, and fearful informants, Hunt managed to turn Pitera's few confidants against him, but not before Pitera had killed an estimated sixty people. Offering the first-ever look at the life and crimes of Tommy "Karate" Pitera, New York Times bestselling author Philip Carlo exposes the man behind some of the most horrific murders in Mafia history and the heroic investigator who brought him down. Getting inside the minds of both killer and detective, Carlo masterfully details the delicate and deadly game of cat-and-mouse that resulted in the capture of a Mafia killer unlike any other. A tale of murder, drugs, money, and ultimately justice, The Butcher is Carlo's most frightening portrayal yet of the depraved depths within a psychopath's mind.

Butcher

by Gary C. King

HIS GOAL: TO KILL AN 'EVEN FIFTY'They called him 'Uncle Willie. ' At night, Robert 'Willie' Pickton visited the streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The women he picked up never came back . . . HIS METHODS: RAPE AND TORTUREFor years, police built a long list of missing prostitutes, women at the edge of society. Some people claimed there was a serial killer. One detective lost his job for saying so. But investigators didn't have a single body . . . until someone found a skull sawed in half . . . THE PIG FARM MURDERSOn land that had made his family millions, on a squalid pig farm near a school, a condo development and a Starbucks, Robert Pickton ran a house of horrors for decades. Friends, neighbours and community leaders came and went, while Pickton committed debauchery, torture, and bloodletting rivaling the worst on record. What he did to his victims was unspeakable. What he did to the bodies was unimaginable. How he got away with it is the most shocking crime of all . . . INCLUDES 16 PAGES OF DISTRURBING PHOTOS

Butcher

by Rex Miller

Once again, Daniel "Chaingang" Bunkowski is on the loose. After a seemingly endless term in prison, he is hungrier then ever to get his teeth into some bloody violence. The opportunities for mayhem were pretty limited in the maximum-security prison where he was being held for so long. Now that he's out, his keeper, Dr. Norman, is anxious to put him to work. He has given Chaingang an important task: hunt down and destroy the one man who is more savage than himself. Doc Royal has been living quietly in rural Missouri, successfully hiding his secret youth as a death-loving nazi. However, his past is about to come and haunt his present, just when Chaingang arrives to distract him from his troubles . . .

Butcher

by Gary C. King

His Goal: To Kill An "Even Fifty"They called him "Uncle Willie." At night, Robert "Willie" Pickton visited the streets of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The women he picked up never came back...His Methods: Rape And TortureFor years, police built a long list of missing prostitutes, women at the edge of society. Some people claimed there was a serial killer. One detective lost his job for saying so. But investigators didn't have a single body...until someone found a skull sawed in half...The Pig Farm MurdersOn land that had made his family millions, on a squalid pig farm near a school, a condo development and a Starbucks, Robert Pickton ran a house of horrors for decades. Friends, neighbors and community leaders came and went, while Pickton committed debauchery, torture, and bloodletting rivaling the worst on record. What he did to his victims was unspeakable. What he did to the bodies was unimaginable. How he got away with it is the most shocking crime of all...

Butcher Bird

by Richard Kadrey

Spyder Lee is a happy man who lives in San Francisco and owns a tattoo shop. One night an angry demon tries to bite his head off before he's saved by a stranger. The demon infected Spyder with something awful - the truth. He can suddenly see the world as it really is: full of angels and demons and monsters and monster-hunters. A world full of black magic and mysteries. These are the Dominions, parallel worlds full of wonder, beauty and horror. The Black Clerks, infinitely old and infinitely powerful beings whose job it is to keep the Dominions in balance, seem to have new interests and a whole new agenda. Dropped into the middle of a conflict between the Black Clerks and other forces he doesn't fully understand, Spyder finds himself looking for a magic book with the blind swordswoman who saved him. Their journey will take them from deserts to lush palaces, to underground caverns, to the heart of Hell itself.

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