Dark Invasion 1915: Germany’s Secret War & the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America

Did you know that Germany placed secret agents in the United States during World War I?  And that they carried out terrorist actions on U.S. soil?  I certainly did not. But it happened, and it is better than fiction.

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Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice

Devotion is the kind of book that makes you rethink your impression of nonfiction.  Makos crafts his incredible story in a way that builds tension and suspension. I found myself inspired and humbled throughout every single page.  The story of Tom Hudner and Jesse Brown is incredible in itself, but Makos is as good as Laura Hillenbrand (Seabiscuit, Unbroken) at writing something that seems resonant, unbelievable, and inspiring all at the same time.