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Traitor's Gate

1929. Amid a brutal maze of corporate treason, madmen again beat the drums for war. Ten years after the last cataclysmic conflict, two impossible lovers collide in the Arab desert: Saba Hassouneh, a fearsome Palestinian femme de guerre and Eddie Owen, a brilliant petroleum engineer on a last-chance ticket out of the Dust Bowl. Their attraction is immediate, their goals opposite—Eddie's 100-Octane Aviation Gas the unstable witches' brew that will decide which nations survive a sky-borne Armageddon.

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Start Shooting Start Shooting

Hopes and Dreams can propel you through the fire; or they can burn you to death. 1975, Chicago: Coleen Brennan and Bobby Vargas fall in love at age six. At thirteen their secret kills Coleen, breaks Bobby's heart forever, and makes Coleen's twin sister Arleen a runaway who's never found. Until today.

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Calumet City

Meet Patti Black, the most decorated cop in Chicago. Solitary, stoic, loveless—her steel-plated exterior belies the wrenching legacy of an orphan childhood. Plagued by the horrifying abuse suffered at the hands of her foster parents, Black sublimates past torments into a meticulously maintained ghetto-tough persona...

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Calumet City Blues

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