Documents the lesser-known origin story of the Predator drone, describing the unusual individuals who shaped its innovation, the considerable resistance that hampered its development and the ways in which it has transformed modern warfare. By the author of The Dream Machine.
What motivates sexual abusers? Why are so few caught? Drawing on the stories of abusers, Anna C. Salter shows that sexual predators use sophisticated deception techniques and rely on misconceptions surrounding them to evade discovery. Arguing that even the most knowledgeable among us can be fooled, Salter dispels the myths about sexual predators and gives us the tools to protect our families and ourselves.
The official novelization of the summer blockbuster The Predator, Shane Black's new movie with a screenplay by Shane Black and Fred Dekker. For centuries Earth has been visited by warlike creatures that stalk mankind's finest warriors. Their goals unknown, these deadly hunters kill their prey and depart as invisibly as they arrived, leaving no trace other than a trail of bodies. When a young boy accidentally triggers the universe's most lethal Hunters' return to earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled science teacher can prevent the end of the human race. The Predator, Alien, and Aliens TM & © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Bestselling author Terri Blackstock presents this Ebook of her newest standalone novel, Predator. The murder of Krista Carmichael’s fourteen-year-old sister by an online predator has shaken her faith and made her question God’s justice and protection. Desperate to find the killer, she creates an online persona to bait the predator. But when the stalker turns his sights on her, will Krista be able to control the outcome? Ryan Adkins started the social network GrapeVyne in his college dorm and has grown it into a billion-dollar corporation. But he never expected it to become a stalking ground for online Predators. One of them lives in his town and has killed two girls and attacked a third. When Ryan meets Krista, the murders become more than a news story to him, and everything is on the line. Joining forces, he and Krista set out to stop the killer. But when hunters pursue a hunter, the tables can easily turn. Only God can protect them now.
Kay Scarpetta and her colleague Pete Marino investigate the case of a man killed by a shotgun blast to the chest, while a woman is trapped in an abandoned house in the South after being kidnapped by an unknown captor, and on Cape Cod, Kay's niece Lucy Farinelli begins to suspect that she has made a terrible mistake. 1,200,000 first printing.
Former operative Major Hector Cross must face off against a pair of lethal enemies and prevent an international catastrophe in this gripping contemporary adventure-thriller—perfect for fans of Clive Cussler, Ted Bell, and Vince Flynn—from the legendary worldwide bestselling author of Desert God and Golden Lion. One of the most formidable fighters in the world, ex-SAS warrior and former private security consultant Major Hector Cross has survived explosive tangles with depraved enemies—warlords, pirates, and arms dealers—from the Middle East to the heart of Africa. Now, Cross must take the law into his own hands once again to stop a vengeful old enemy who has resurfaced—and hunt down a deadly new nemesis in pursuit of global domination. Co-written with internationally bestselling author Tom Cain, this exciting tale, filled with knife-edge tension, cunning global intrigue, rip-roaring action, and breathtaking adventure, demonstrates the extraordinary vision and talent of a writer with a gift for consistently delivering nonstop entertainment.
Erupting on the screen in a blaze of blood and guts in 1987, the film Predator quickly became a favorite, spawning a hit sequel, games, and novels. In Predator: Forever Midnight, John Shirley casts his malevolent eye upon the canon. The year is A.D. 2117. Humanity has seized the stars, using reverse-engineered alien technology to explore the far reaches of space. On the eternally lit jungle planet Midnight, the mission is to make the world suitable for habitation. For years, humans have believed themselves safe from the sadistic extraterrestrial hunters known as the Predators, but the settlers on Midnight arent alone: the Predators have been on the planet all along. When the ravenous creatures attack an arriving spacecraft and take the settlers as both slaves and prey for their hunt, the humans' terraforming project takes a backseat to a new fight for survival.
Over the centuries, extraterrestrial hunters of the Yautja race—also known as the Predators—have encountered (and stalked) humans on Earth and in the depths of space. Offered here are sixteen all-new stories of such hunts, written by many of today’s most extraordinary authors: Kevin J. Anderson Jennifer Brozek Larry Correia Mira Grant Tim Lebbon Jonathan Maberry Andrew Mayne Weston Ochse S. D. Perry Steve Perry Jeremy Robinson John Shirley Bryan Thomas Schmidt and Holly Roberds Peter J. Wacks and David Boop Wendy N. Wagner Dayton Ward Inspired by the events of the original Predator movies, graphic novels, and novels, these adventures pit hunter against prey in life-and-death struggles where there can be only one victor.
The official prequel novel leads into the summer blockbuster The Predator, Shane Black’s new movie set within the universe of the previous films. With a screenplay by Shane Black and Fred Dekker, the film stars Yvonne Strahovski, Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Alfie Allen, Thomas Jane, Sterling Brown, Keegan-Michael Key, Edward James Olmos, Jake Busey, and more. Author James A. Moore (Alien: Sea of Sorrows) will work closely with Christopher Golden, author for the official novelization. The prequel novel will introduce key concepts that then will explode onto the screen in the movie itself. The Predator, Alien, and Aliens TM & © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Deep in the Alaskan forest, ranger Sloane comes across the torn and bloody carcasses of grizzly bears. Searching a human cause for the massacres, he discovers a team of poachers hunkered within the Alaska wilderness, waiting for the chance to score a big kill. He also finds evidence of the most fearsome killers in the universe: the Predators.
The wildly popular series by K.A. Applegate is back! The first six books of Animorphs return, with striking new lenticular covers that morph. Marco never wanted to be an Animorph. He didn't want the ability to change into any animal he touches. And he certainly didn't want to be one of a handful of kids that are the planet's only defense against a secret alien army. His friends know why he feels the way he does. He's worried about his dad -- the only family Marco has left. If anything happens to him, his father will be alone. But something big is about to change for Marco. Something that could finally give him a reason to fight.
Resenting his Animorph powers, Marco prefers to watch over his widower father until he learns that his mother is still alive, and he is horrified to discover that she is the highest ranking officer in the Yeerk army.
He Stalked His Victims. . . A mother and daughter--brutalized, murdered, and left to rot in the summer heat. A young college student--killed with a .38 handgun at a remote highway rest stop. These were just a few of the victims of Timothy Krajcir, a sexual predator with an unquenchable appetite for violence. . . From State To State. . . He would travel to towns where nobody knew him, break into a woman's home, and wait for her. It started when he was still in his teens, when a rape conviction landed Krajcir in jail. After that, he spent much of his adult life behind bars for various sex crimes. By the time he was in his early 30s, he was a free man. Free to stalk, rape, and kill. Three Decades Of Murder And Blood. . . But in 2007, new DNA testing finally linked Krajcir to another college girl's murder. Ultimately, Krajcir confessed to killing nine women--five in Missouri and four in Illinois and Pennsylvania. But his three-decade reign of terror has never been forgotten--and the full range of his predatory crimes never revealed--until now. With 16 Pages Of Shocking Photos
Investigating the disappearance of two sisters in Florida, Dr. Kay Scarpetta follows clues that twist and turn, leading her into the psychopathic depths of a jailed serial killer's mind.
DIV The Nintendo generation has taken to the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan where remotely controlled aircraft are killing America¹s enemies and saving American lives. Matt J. Martin is considered a "top gun" in the world of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). For nearly four years, he has flown hundreds of missions on two warfronts in a new kind of combat that, until recently, was largely classified Top Secret. He and his fellow Predator pilots have been actively involved in virtually every facet of the War on Terror in Iraq and Afghanistan: tracking Osama bin Laden; capturing top al-Qaeda leader al-Zarqawi; fighting with the U.S. Marines in Fallujah; and rescuing aid workers kidnapped in Afghanistan by the Taliban. This is Matt J. Martin's story and that of his aircraft, the 27-foot long Predator. /div
The graphic novel cycle of Life and Death comes to a conclusion, intersecting with the previous Fire and Stone story cycle to create a massive tale of humanity's confrontation with the galaxy's three greatest terrors! Alien vs. Predator: Life and Death is published to coincide with both the 30th anniversary of the Predator series and the release of two new Alien films in 2017!
Когда на улицы Таркова опускается тьма, когда обычные люди, вчера ещё бывшие добрыми соседями, начинают убивать друг друга за банку консервов. Когда привычный порядок в одночасье сменяется диким беспределом… Обычный офисный хомяк внезапно превращается в жестокого и безжалостного Хищника. Клавиатура отброшена в сторону, в руках — тяжелый дробовик. Возврата к прошлому больше нет, остаётся только одно — стать самым страшным зверем в этих каменных джунглях. Добро пожаловать в Тарков! Эта книга написана под впечатлением от игры «Escape from Tarkov». Посмотрим поближе на одного из участников — Дикого! И если про метаморфозы уголовников все понятно, то как Диким становится обычный человек, вчерашний офисный работник? Сможет ли он переступить всё и превратиться в хищного зверя? Оказывается, да, причём достаточно быстро. Привыкшие к клавиатуре руки столь же спокойно станут нажимать уже не кнопку «Enter», а спусковой крючок. Не вызовет особого сомнения и необходимость обыскать ещё теплое тело противника. Недолго будут терзать муки совести. А вот сможет ли такой хищник остаться в душе человеком? И сохранить хоть какие-то положительные черты? Зайдём в Тарков — там всё и посмотрим.
Official companion book to the new blockbuster sci-fi movie from Shane Black, containing stunning concept art and behind-the-scenes photography from the filming process. Witness the return of one of the most formidable movie monsters of all time as director Shane Black brings The Predator to the world's cinema screens. This official companion book provides a unique look at the making of the movie, including fascinating detail on all the major aspects of production such as stunt work, production design, visual effects, costumes and props. Interviews with the cast and crew highlight the evolution of the story and the challenges faced while bringing an incredible new chapter in this blockbuster franchise to life. Captivating concept art and on-set photography reveal the creative processes behind the creatures, the technology and the breathtaking action set pieces that feature in this long-awaited new movie. This book is a must-have for all Predator fans! TM & © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.
Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of one of the great action movies of all time with this collection of original comics sequels to the film. Before Predator 2 was ever conceived as a film, writer Mark Verheiden and artist Chris Warner created an acclaimed comic-book sequel to Predator that took the alien trophy hunters from the jungles of Central America to the concrete jungle of New York City--where they face Dutch Schaefer's big brother, who's an NYPD detective! Also included in this volume are Verheiden's two subsequent Predator stories--Cold War, which finds the Predators crash-landed in Siberia, and Dark River, in which the hero of Concrete Jungle traces the path of his younger brother to find out what really happened to him after the events in the movie Predator. Three now-classic tales in one over-sized, deluxe hard cover volume designed to sit on your bookshelf beside the Aliens 30th Anniversary edition! Collects: Collects Predator: Concrete Jungle (#1-#4), Predator: Cold War (#1-#4), and Predator: Dark River
Predator is a field guide to the predators of the African bush. Each chapter is devoted to a predator - lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas and crocodiles - and delves into their biology and behaviors, how and when to observe them, interesting facts and statistics. The photos show both common and rarely seen behaviors, gorgeous scenery, as well as the more awesome and gruesome stalk-attack-kill behaviors.