Forbidden Pleasures: Taken By A Stranger, Totally At His Mercy. Taboo Rough Unprotected Short Story People normally get excited to go to Las Vegas, but not Chrissie Sinclair. For Chrissie, heading to Vegas means she is heading back to her parents house. She had been the head personal trainer at a high-end gym in Salt Lake City, Utah, but after a sexual liaison with a young male client, Chrissie was fired on the spot and her $100,000 a year salary went down the drain. On her first night in her parents house she notices a dark figure at her window. She is scared at first, but as the dark figure continues to return night after night, Chrissies curiosity begins to consume her. Eventually she invites the stranger inside and she does not regret it. Could this sexy stranger be a man from her past, maybe even the one that got away? Desperate to find out, Chrissie begins to dig and she's not sure if she's going to like what she discovers.
This book documents the United States Coast Guard career of Herbert E. Nolda, from his enlistment in April 1942 to his discharge in December 1945. The book also encompasses his early life before the war and his life after the war as it relates to veterans' matters. On the morning of December 7, 1941, Herbert was living in Santa Monica, California, where he was employed at the huge Douglas Aircraft factory. He arrived at a boarding house for lunch to find the landlady hysterical with the news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Several other young men were there too. Within minutes one of the young men stood up and announced: "Our country's in trouble and needs our help. I'm going down to enlist. Is anyone else coming with me?" "I am," Herbert replied. His time in the service was varied, from patrols on the East Coast, to four major invasions in North Africa and Europe. On June 6, 1944, D-Day, he was manning the #1 gun on his ship, LCI(L) #92 as she plowed into the maelstrom of Omaha Beach. Her sister ship, LCI(L) #91 had hit the beach a half hour earlier. She had been Herbert's home until a month before D-Day. The two small ships became famous in the annuals of D-Day. Later, in mid-August 1945, Herbert was aboard the troop transport, USS Admiral H.T. Mayo anchored at Ulithi Atoll in the South Pacific when the guns of the neighboring ships started firing, but there were no enemy planes in sight. . . This book is filled with the grim and the humorous incidents of war as experienced by a young sailor from landlocked Nebraska. Also interwoven are shorter biographies of some of Herbert's crewmembers. It is richly illustrated with 185 photographs and other historical documents.
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