In a climate changed future, Pickers travel the badlands between towns and farms, salvaging what they can from before the collapse.
One family of Pickers is about to start a search for a prize that could change everything.
Air travel and hotel stays are important components of many jobs today. This book guides new business travelers through the maze that is flying in modern-day America, as well as the hoops of hotel living. It also has tips and tricks to reduce stress, maintain health and sanity on the road, and maximize the return on your time and money.
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
Brent lives in the near future in a crumbling civilization where man feeds upon man. Escaping from the chaos of the city, he is thrust into a nightmare of sickness and war. In a world of post-apocalyptic horror, he battles for those he loves: an orphan girl and a woman with a dangerous past. In the desolated countryside, Brent fights to stay alive and find a cure for the zombie disease.
The author, a retired electronics consultant engineer, spent eleven years as a researcher and lecturer at Southampton University (the Ivory Tower) and a further twenty-eight years in industry, mostly as a one-man-band consultant roving the world (the Road Warrior). These are his stories: some funny, some sad, and some just interesting.
Pray you never see Walter Haskell’s headlights in your rear-view mirror. This road-raging vigilante roars up and down the highway, gunning for reckless drivers with his fast and furious moves. But one night, the highway strikes back. It's the ultimate case of road rage as the haunted pavement turns against Walter, racing him through a nightmare journey where the final exit is Hell itself.