Dark Side of the Moon by J. Carson Black
By J. Carson Black
Laura Cardinal e-book II
How do you evacuate a complete city?
The global has already obvious what occurs should you attempt to evacuate even a small urban like New Orleans.
But what if that urban used to be Las Vegas?
Truckloads of low-level nuclear waste traverse the western highways each day, passing during the center of a minimum of huge American metropolitan parts. What if this kind of vehicles ended up in the course of Las Vegas, C-4 explosives strapped to the undercarriage? In J. Carson Black's darkish aspect OF THE MOON, trucker Bobby Burdette has get a hold of the last word extortion plot, yet first he needs to shake the ecoterrorist staff which bought him this a long way. not anything will stand in his way—nothing and no one—except DPS investigator Laura Cardinal.
A detective with the Arizona division of Public security, Laura Cardinal troubleshoots homicides in small cities. whilst a tender couple on their honeymoon is located shot to loss of life in a campground in Williams, Arizona, the results move a ways past an easy homicide research. Teamed with a companion who's operating her final nerve, and visited by way of the ghost of her mentor, deceased murder cop Frank Entwistle, Laura is already strolling an emotional tightrope.
As she investigates this double murder, Laura uncovers a chilling portrait of the darkish part of affection. And while she learns of 1 victim’s ties to an underground association referred to as the Earth Warriors, she is plunged right into a high-stakes conspiracy performed out opposed to the unforgiving backdrop of the Mojave Desert---where there are not any moment probabilities.
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How did consumers come to value Nike so much compared to its competitors? Nike is a seminal cultural innovation. Yet, conventional explanations avoid grappling with the cultural aspects of Nike’s innovation and, as a result, fail to explain why Nike was so successful. Many experts view Nike as a better-mousetraps poster child: Nike engineered the best shoes and earned a reputation for great performance as a result. But, as we demonstrate, this argument does not align with the historical facts. Nike’s famed shoe innovations happened early on and do not coincide with the brand’s takeoff.
The company was having trouble getting consumers to pay attention to its air-cushion technology. Jordan ﬂew through the air in superhuman fashion on the way to his patented dunks. Therefore, Nike management reasoned, he was a natural spokesman for ‘‘air’’ (never mind that the technology was to cushion shocks, not to propel mere mortals toward the rim). Nike went to the trouble of designing a unique Jordan shoe for this purpose—Air Jordans. What set them apart was the ﬂashy red and black design, echoing the team colors of the Chicago Bulls, in contrast to the white shoes everybody else in the league wore.
Ideologically speaking, the order of the day was a demand not only to revive the original industrious version of the American Dream, but to push these ideals even harder in the face of the economic challenges of the day. As the economy came to a halt, and along with it the increases in standard of living that had become a birthright, Americans struggled to ﬁnd out what went wrong and how they should respond. The emerging rough-and-tumble free-agent economy demanded a very different mentality from what they were used to.