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  • Alarming Stories II

    Tales of a security engineer

    series Alarming Stories
    During my period as a security engineer I witnessed many interesting situations. The following tales give a flavour of what it was like in the industry in the early 1980's.It also provides an insight into many rude, funny, and sometimes downright dangerous situations I encountered during the early years of career.The stories that follow were mainly witnessed by myself first-hand, a few were ... Read more

    £3.21

  • Alarming Stories I

    Tales of an apprentice intruder alarm engineer

    Book 1 - Alarming Stories
    A series of short stories detailing the highs and lows of an apprentice in the late 1970’s.This autobiography provides an insight into many rude, funny, annoying, and sometimes downright dangerous situations I encountered during my formative teenage years. It also provides an understanding of early high security intruder alarm systems, which were surprisingly crude by modern standards.The tales of ... Read more

    £3.21

  • Prince Alarming: A Short Story

    Bedtime Stories, #1

    Book 1 - Bedtime Stories
    An unexpected sequel to Sleeping Beauty. And they lived happily ever after? Not. ... Read more

    Free

  • America's Most Alarming Writer

    Essays on the Life and Work of Charles Bowden

    The author of more than twenty books and a revered contributor to numerous national publications, Charles Bowden (1945–2014) used his keen storyteller’s eye to reveal both the dark underbelly and the glorious determination of humanity, particularly in the borderlands between the United States and Mexico. In America’s Most Alarming Writer, key figures in his life—including his editors, ... Read more

    £16.59

  • The Diversity Index

    The Alarming Truth About Diversity in Corporate America...and What Can Be Done About It

    by Susan E. Reed ...
    Are we better off today than we were 50 years ago? Nearly 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement, there is a new crisis of opportunity in corporate America. Based on the author's groundbreaking study of Fortune 100 companies, The Diversity Index identifies a barrier that has formed as white women have outpaced people of color and, along with white male executives, have wound up creating a ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Toxic Relationships: 7 Alarming Signs that you are in a Toxic Relationship

    by Morgan Lee ...
    There are 3 simple questions that determine whether you should read this book.Have you ever wanted to know why some people make you feel inferior? Have you ever had the slight suspicion of being manipulated by your family members, friends or even partner? Have you ever wondered if your relationships need a bit of "cleaning up" but don't know where to start?If you answered YES to any of those ... Read more

    £3.49

  • The Curve of Binding Energy

    A Journey into the Awesome and Alarming World of Theodore B. Taylor

    by John McPhee ...
    Theodore Taylor was one of the most brilliant engineers of the nuclear age, but in his later years he became concerned with the possibility of an individual being able to construct a weapon of mass destruction on their own. McPhee tours American nuclear institutions with Taylor and shows us how close we are to terrorist attacks employing homemade nuclear weaponry. ... Read more

    £6.59

  • Royal Babylon

    The Alarming History of European Royalty

    by Karl Shaw ...
    An uproarious, eye-opening history of Europe's notorious royal houses that leaves no throne unturned and will make you glad you live in a democracy.Do you want to know which queen has the unique distinction of being the only known royal kleptomaniac? Or which empress kept her dirty underwear under lock and key? Or which czar, upon discovering his wife's infidelity, had her lover decapitated and ... Read more

    £7.19

  • Going Off Alarming

    The Autobiography: Vol 2

    by Danny Baker ...
    The dazzlingly funny second volume of Danny Baker's memoirs: the television years.Since my first book was published I have had countless friends and family members get in touch to say how come I hadn't included this story or that tale. Was I ashamed of being shot twice, once up the arse, in Jamaica Road? How long should a man live with such a secret? If by retrospectively dropping my trousers ... Read more

    £2.99

  • Audiobook

    Going Off Alarming

    The Autobiography: Vol 2

    by Danny Baker ...
    Narrated by Danny Baker ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 18 min

    The dazzlingly funny second volume of Danny Baker's memoirs: the television years.Since my first book was published I have had countless friends and family members get in touch to say how come I hadn't included this story or that tale. Was I ashamed of being shot twice, once up the arse, in Jamaica Road? How long should a man live with such a secret? If by retrospectively dropping my trousers ... Read more

    £19.99 or free with audiobook trial

  • Asking for It

    The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It

    by Kate Harding ...
    In the era of #metoo, a clear-eyed, sharp look at rape culture, sexual assault, harassment and violence against women--and what we can do about it."A timely and brilliant book." (Jessica Valenti)Every seven minutes, someone in America commits a rape. And whether that's a football star, beloved celebrity, elected official, member of the clergy, or just an average Joe (or Joanna), there's probably a ... Read more

    £6.99 £3.99

  • The Alarming Palsy of James Orr

    by Tom Lee ...
    James Orr - husband, father, reliable employee and all round model citizen - wakes one morning to find himself quite transformed.There's no way he can go into the office, and the doctors aren't able to help. Waiting for the affliction to pass, he wanders the idyllic estate where he lives, with its pretty woodland, uniform streets and perfectly manicured lawns. But there are cracks in the veneer. ... Read more

    £9.39