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INGEAR Slide Led Flashlight. The Best Flashlight for Cars, outdoors and emergencies. Has a strong 360 Rotating Magnet at the base and a hook to hang anywhere. Bright 280 lumens of light generated by 31 high output LEDs. Batteries included!
INGEAR Slide Led Flashlight. The Best Flashlight for Cars, outdoors and emergencies. Has a strong 360 Rotating Magnet at the base and a hook to hang anywhere. Bright 280 lumens of light generated by 31 high output LEDs. Batteries included!
Offered by INGEAR
Price: $69.50

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hefty and powerful light source, December 18, 2014
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INGEAR seems to cover all the bases as far as providing varying types of light sources to match any occasion. This well engineered flashlight has 31 LED lights powered by three AA batteries that lights up both as a front light and by sliding the casing, it lights up with a panel of very, very bright light. The slide light is magnetized which helps place it is precarious positions for working in the dark. It can be placed on your car, hung from the ceiling for a tent light or basement light, or used in camping situations and other situations where available light is scarce.

The batteries have a long life because of the LED lamps and the slide light feels so secure in your hand that it encourages going places at night you might not have considered with a lesser light source. In all, this is a very powerful and very useful light source. Grady Harp, December 14


[Latest Version] Ipow 25w (5v/5a) 4-port Family-sized Usb Fast Charger Portable Wall/desktop Charger + Power Cord for Iphone 4s, 5s, 5c, 4,6,6plus; Ipad 4, Mini, Air; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 3; Galaxy Note 3, 2; Galaxy S4, S3; HTC One; Smartphones, 5v Tablets, Bluetooth Speakers & Headsets (White)
[Latest Version] Ipow 25w (5v/5a) 4-port Family-sized Usb Fast Charger Portable Wall/desktop Charger + Power Cord for Iphone 4s, 5s, 5c, 4,6,6plus; Ipad 4, Mini, Air; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 3; Galaxy Note 3, 2; Galaxy S4, S3; HTC One; Smartphones, 5v Tablets, Bluetooth Speakers & Headsets (White)
Offered by NORTHERN LIGHTS USA INC
Price: $18.45

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A position for everybody's power needs!, December 18, 2014
IPOW earns its name for `high power' with this device. This is a 25W (5v/5a) has 4 ports on the surface of a smart looking white panel that plugs into the wall and serve to charge iPhone 4s, 5s, 5c, 4,6,6plus; iPad 4, Mini, Air; Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, 3; Galaxy Note 3, 2; Galaxy S4, S3; HTC One; Smartphones, 5v Tablets, Bluetooth Speakers & Headsets - three ports are 1A and one port is 2A for tablets/iPads. The LED indicator is low key so that you can tell the charging extent without having to stare at a bright beam.

This unit is small, very flexible as to where you can place it and comes with an adequate cord of plugging it in to the nearest socket. Its main advantage is the number of different devices that can be charged at the same time. Very dependable and very affordable. Grady Harp, December 14


Leather Conditioner & Restorer, Premium Leather Protector in Cars, Furniture, Purses, Saddles, Shoes, Boots, Bags & more. Wild Bill's Leather Conditioner is Made in U.S.A. & Eco-Friendly 8 oz.
Leather Conditioner & Restorer, Premium Leather Protector in Cars, Furniture, Purses, Saddles, Shoes, Boots, Bags & more. Wild Bill's Leather Conditioner is Made in U.S.A. & Eco-Friendly 8 oz.
Offered by Detail Hut
Price: $16.69

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product!, December 18, 2014
WILD BILL makes a leather conditioner that is easier to use than any I have tried. Having the courage to use a leather cleaner on a white leather sofa and chairs is a challenge. Have no fear. The pleasant smelling, excellent consistency for applying and removing even old stains is simply tops. No after residue, wipes off very completely. It is recommended to buy both the cleaner and conditioner together. After cleaning the conditioner finishes the job with a very supple and luxurious finish. Buy them both - they are the finest. Grady Harp, December 14


Leather Cleaner for Cars, Furniture, Boots, Shoes, Saddles, Purses, Golf Bag, Clothing & More. Made in U.S.A. & Eco Friendly 8 oz.
Leather Cleaner for Cars, Furniture, Boots, Shoes, Saddles, Purses, Golf Bag, Clothing & More. Made in U.S.A. & Eco Friendly 8 oz.
Offered by Detail Hut
Price: $15.85

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent product!, December 18, 2014
WILD BILL makes a leather cleaner that is easier to use than any I have tried. Having the courage to use a leather cleaner on a white leather sofa and chairs is a challenge. Have no fear. The pleasant smelling, excellent consistency for applying and removing even old stains is simply tops. No after residue, wipes off very completely. It is recommended to buy both the cleaner and conditioner together. After cleaning the conditioner finishes the job with a very supple and luxurious finish. Buy them both - they are the finest. Grady Harp, December 14


iPhone 6 Plus Case, Modeblu [Gel Case] Low-profile Slim Fit Soft Flexible Jelly TPU Protection [White]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- iphone 6 Plus 2014 Model
iPhone 6 Plus Case, Modeblu [Gel Case] Low-profile Slim Fit Soft Flexible Jelly TPU Protection [White]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- iphone 6 Plus 2014 Model
Offered by Casefad
Price: $3.99
2 used & new from $3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Flexible and sturdy protection for iPhone 6, December 18, 2014
MODEBLU seems to be thinking of everyone's needs as far as iPhone cases are concerned. This gel case is a flexible but durable thermoplastic polyurethane case that fits the iPhone 6 to a Tee! The ports for the phone are exactly correct giving it the best accessibility while protecting the iPhone 6 with a smooth, comfortably gripped protection case. The price is astonishingly low and the quality of the product is astonishingly high! It comes in 6 colors (mine is white and very clean and inconspicuous in appearance).

Reliability, excellent design, and super service from MODEBLU equals a top-flight product. Grady Harp, December 14


iPhone 6 Plus Case, ModeBlu [Classic Diary] Wallet Case Journal Cover PU Synthetic Leather [Navy]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- iPhone 6 Plus 2014 Model
iPhone 6 Plus Case, ModeBlu [Classic Diary] Wallet Case Journal Cover PU Synthetic Leather [Navy]- compatible with Verizon, Sprint, T-mobile, AT&T, Unlocked, and International Phones- iPhone 6 Plus 2014 Model
Offered by Casefad
Price: $8.00
2 used & new from $8.00

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Absolutely handsome and functional!, December 18, 2014
MODEBLU style stands above the rest. This exceptionally handsome synthetic leather (it feels like the real leather) is made in a diary style - close the case and a magnet keeps it closed (even closed the ports are available for the phone use), open the case and the iPhone 6 fits in perfectly to a soft but sturdy holder, and opposite the holder is a cover that holds credit cards, ID and a vertical slot for cash or all three. The super component here (in addition to the stylish appearance) is the cushioned protection.

Very professional appearance, very beautifully constructed and it comes is a wide variety of colors. Mine is navy blue and I couldn't be more pleased. Highly recommended. Grady Harp, December 14


[iPhone 6 Tempered Glass Screen Protector] Omaker Premium 0.33mm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6 4.7" with Anti-Scratch, Anti-Fingerprint, Bubble Free, Explosion-Proof and Pressure-Resistant Function - Retail Packaging
[iPhone 6 Tempered Glass Screen Protector] Omaker Premium 0.33mm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for iPhone 6 4.7" with Anti-Scratch, Anti-Fingerprint, Bubble Free, Explosion-Proof and Pressure-Resistant Function - Retail Packaging
Offered by Omaker Official
Price: $7.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Maximum protection for the iPhone 6 screen, December 18, 2014
OMAKER stays on top with this thoughtful and very safe screen protector for the expensive iPhone 6. For starters the packaging kit containing the screen protector is beautifully designed as a book - containing the screen protector, a wet cleaning wipe, a dry cleaning wipe, a microfiber cleaning cloth and an instruction booklet - items many companies forget to add.

As for the screen protector, the design is such that is it made of tempered glass .33mm thick that prevents scratches, fingerprints, bubbles, `explosions when dropped and has a pressure resistant function. It is easy to apply, easy to remove (the rounded edges are a plus in managing installation and removal). And after it is installed it gives you security that your iPhone 6 screen is as protected as possible.

Another very fine product from OMAKER. Grady Harp, December 14


Typhoon Season
Typhoon Season
Price: $4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "Sweep only the snow before your own doorstep -- do not worry about the frost on your neighbour's roof." -- Chinese saying, December 18, 2014
This review is from: Typhoon Season (Kindle Edition)
British born David Baird now lives in Spain where he has twice won Spain's national travel-writing award for foreign writers and journalists: his reports on Spain, Portugal and North Africa have appeared in many publications, including Maclean's Magazine (Toronto), The Economist, Daily Telegraph, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald and South China Morning Post. But his experience extends to journalism as an experienced foreign correspondent, editor and photographer, working on newspapers and magazines from Ottawa and Oswestry to Hong Kong and Antwerp, including The Times of London, the Daily Express, the Brisbane Telegraph and the Far Eastern Economic Review. But his novels (and he has at least four) show how the flavor and intrigue of his travels, in this case to Asia, have influenced his matrix of tales upon which he draws for his thriller stories.

For those who have experienced Hong Kong typhoon season Baird's introduction tp his story will ring true. For those who have not, `Typhoon season. A crazy time to visit. The air would be as thick as soup, the humidity overpowering. Even as the Cathay Pacific Jumbo banked over the South China Sea for the approach, Clive wasn't sure why he was returning. He peered out of the window but could see only thick cloud cover. Perspiration trickled down his neck, as though in anticipation of the heat that would greet him. But this was a cold sweat. So many years. Would he know anybody? Would anybody know him? His stomach was tying itself into a knot. He tried to kid himself that it was excitement. But he knew it was something else, a sense of unease. Should he really be making this trip? He glanced at the papers in his lap. Notes for an address he was supposed to give at a seminar for business leaders, financiers, industrialists. That was why he had been invited. But not why he had come. Up to now he had tried to push the real reason to the back of his mind. What a charade! Why did he fool himself? Finally, after all these years, he had succumbed to the temptation.'

So we have met our main character Clive Spillman and the intensity of the atmosphere into which he descends to begin his adventure. For the plot synopsis, rely on the author's brief points: `Anything can happen in the Typhoon Season. This fast-paced thriller grips the attention up to the spectacular climax -- and then produces an unexpected final twist. Triad gangsters, crooked policemen, sophisticated socialites with secrets to hide, a kung-fu film star with lethal fists are the protagonists of this fast-paced thriller. Plus a meddling reporter who asks too many questions and has to run for his life. In the fading days of empire sinister and murderous forces are at work in the British colony of Hong Kong. As Clive Spillman, an American journalist based in Hong Kong, discovers when the body of a crooked policeman is found floating in the harbor. This sets off a chain of dramatic events, events that take you to a luxury mansion on The Peak, to a kung-fu film set, to seething back streets, to a Buddhist monastery -- and to the delights of the Pink Heaven Bar in Wan Chai. The action never flags when Clive finds himself on the run, striving desperately to establish his innocence as he encounters an exotic cast of characters, some of whom have distinctly unfriendly intentions.'

For those of us just now discovering Baird's talent this book is a very fine start. But then the spectrum from which to choose, location wise, is broad enough to satisfy any interest! It is just fine writing. Grady Harp, December 14


Don't Miss the Fiesta!
Don't Miss the Fiesta!
by David Baird
Edition: Paperback

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars `Faith can work miracles. It is one commodity we have plenty of in Benamargo.', December 18, 2014
This review is from: Don't Miss the Fiesta! (Paperback)
British born David Baird now lives in Spain where he has twice won Spain's national travel-writing award for foreign writers and journalists: his reports on Spain, Portugal and North Africa have appeared in many publications, including Maclean's Magazine (Toronto), The Economist, Daily Telegraph, International Herald Tribune, Boston Globe, Sydney Morning Herald and South China Morning Post. But his experience extends to journalism as an experienced foreign correspondent, editor and photographer, working on newspapers and magazines from Ottawa and Oswestry to Hong Kong and Antwerp, including The Times of London, the Daily Express, the Brisbane Telegraph and the Far Eastern Economic Review. But his novels (and he has at least four) show how the flavor and intrigue of his adopted Spain have influenced his creativity.

Baird's writing style combines all that is fine in the manner in which a journalist observes as well as the way a born storyteller can mix reality with fiction and deliver a solid story. Set in 1936 and inspired by real-life events, DON'T MISS THE FIESTA! mixes Spanish history and events with a British main character (coincidence?) Scully, a man with a scandalous past who finds refuge in a remote village lost in the sierras of Granada only to encounter disturbing events when night descends and spirits walk abroad. He meets a swarthy priest who points out sinister paintings suggestive of bloody past events and he encounters an innocent young Marisa and dreams of starting a new life. But beneath the village's placid surface lurk dark and sinister forces, a maelstrom of fierce hatreds and primitive passions. And Easter approaches, heralding a chilling climax.

An example of his writing, though brief, will indicate his skill: `Despite himself, Scully experienced a chill chasing along his spine. These were just village people playing games, but the pagan aspect of this ritual, the darkened street and guttering candles, the strangeness of those black-garbed figures, the eyes peering from a secret world, the whole effect, was disturbing. Finally, the Virgin herself appeared. She was enthroned in splendour beneath a canopy. Glass tears ran down her cold, pink cheeks. Behind came more hooded figures. At least two trod barefoot on the cold paving. Nearer came the resonating drum. Its slow, deliberate beat was accompanied by the solid crash of staffs on the cobbles. Flame and smoke from raised torches filled the street. "Viva las Animas! Viva! "Some 40 marchers, distinguished by their disciplined aspect and their conical hoods, moved in solemn unison, in step and in total silence. Only the eye-holes betrayed a human presence behind those black Inquisition hoods. The onlookers pressed back against the walls to give Las Animas free passage and Scully felt the heat of the torches as they drew level.'

In addition to being a chilling story Baird also `reports' on the secret lives of so many real-life Spanish villages which were trapped between the hammer of the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath, and the anvil of cruel medieval religious "obligations". Perhaps it is Baird's discovery of those special places in Spain about which he writes in his travel books that helped him unveil the dark side of Spain. In this novel he shines a light on much of that and in doing so rivets the reader to his plot. Grady Harp, December 14


Nexus Tear (Laments of Angels & Dark Chemistry Book 2)
Nexus Tear (Laments of Angels & Dark Chemistry Book 2)
Price: $4.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars `Everything has a price. The price for betraying love is worse than death.', December 18, 2014
Meg Xuemei X is an award-winning author: her science fiction novel, GHOST STAR, was published by the China Federation of Literature Publishing House. Her romance novella, DANCE WITH YOUR ENEMY, won an International Editorial Award. She grew up in a backward, southern town in China, went to college in Akron, Ohio and dropped out from Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. She now lives in Sherman Oaks, California.

Meg has an incredible talent for picking up a story line that is spread over three books in this series LAMENTS OF ANGELS & DARK CHEMISTRY - something that other authors find daunting. This reader has not read the Book1 THE SIREN and so that ability to bring us up to date is especially appreciated. (For those in need of a plot synopsis form that book, `Lucienne Lam, born to rule as the last of the Sirens, is running out of time. If she fails to find the TimeDust, an ancient power, her enemies will have their wish--her head on a spike. And she'll never know the love promised by Vladimir, a fierce warrior of the Czech royal bloodline. Except Ashburn, a genius `farm boy,' has found the TimeDust first, and its power binds Lucienne to him. She must convince him to sever this forced bond so she can return to her first love. But breaking the link seems insurmountable when the TimeDust launches its own ominous agenda and the two boys prepare to duel to the death over her.)

Not to belabor a point but in praise of Meg's talent, the opening explanatory page of this novel is offered: `Black Lightning Seven banked away from the ring of Nirvana's snow-capped mountains and shot like an arrow across the Pacific Ocean. Far below, blazing ships sprinkled the dark water with pinpoints of light. BL7 seemed to be the only thing moving; everything else frozen in time. Lucienne Lam closed her eyes but couldn't shut out the image of Vladimir watching her lock lips with Ashburn Fury. Vladimir's eyes had gone dead. It would have made her feel less unworthy if his empty stare had been hatred, but his dead eyes were the manifestation of a dead heart. And so he left her after they won the battle. And when he let her go, she plummeted. Lucienne knew she had no one to blame but herself. A betrayal she never thought she was capable of, and she had done it. She needed to reach Vladimir before his feelings for her crumbled to dust. But only after she got Ashburn settled. Only after she buried her loyal warriors. Her warriors. Grief weighed her down like a drenched winter coat she couldn't shrug off.'

To the plot of this installment (in the author's words) `The Sealers have activated an ancient weapon known as Nexus Tear. Lucienne must destroy it before it kills her. But Vladimir, her first love and strongest ally, has joined forces with her enemies over the one kiss she shared with Ashburn-the kiss that is denied to him by the Siren curse.'

So, that is where this young Southern Californian shines - her characters are palpably real (even for fantasy), she knows how to draw the lines of interaction extremely well, and she leaves the reader waiting for more. Very fine work from a very talented young artist. Grady Harp, December 14


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