Year of publication: 2016
Harold Coyle Team Yankee: A Novel of World War III Dulce Et Decorum Est Wilfred Owen 18931918 Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knocked-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, Till on the haunting flares we turned our backs And toward our distant rest began to trudge. Men marched asleep. Many had lost their boots But limped on, blood-shod. All went lame, all blind Drunk with fatigue deaf even to the boots Of tired, outstripped Five-Nines that dropped behind. Gas GAS Quick ...
Keywords: Action Military Thriller Technothriller Thriller WW3
Year of publication: 1995
Acknowledgments Grateful acknowledgment is made for permission to use material from the following sources: Columbia University Press, New York. Gold Rush, by J. Goldsborough Bruff, edited by Georgia W. Read and Ruth Gaines, 1949, pp. 17, 18, and 25. William W. Whitney, California Historical Society, The Journal of Madison Berryman Moorman, edited by Irene D. Paden, 1948. Pictures were obtained through the courtesy of the following: Mary K. Dempsy, Montana Historical Society, furnished ...
Keywords: American bison Frontier and pioneer life West Indians of North America
Carole Nelson Douglas
Year of publication: 2013
THE COLORFUL MIDNIGHT LOUIE ALPHABET SAGA CONTINUESFollow the clues from the Cat in an Alphabet Soup foundation novel through a colorful kaleidoscope of crimes as the bestselling cat mystery series goes from A to ZSWING DANCE INTO DEATH In the twenty-seventh Midnight Louie mystery the feline PI channels the jazz and swing-dance age. Circle Ritz residents petite PR powerhouse Temple Barr and her faithful roommate, Midnight Louie, must solve a bizarre murder that echoes a long-past atrocity.From ...
Sarah J Maas
Year of publication: 0
Tower of Dawn Dedications For my grandmother, Camilla, who crossed mountains and seas, and whose own remarkable story is my favorite epic of all BOOKS BY SARAH J. MAAS The Throne of Glass series Assassins Blade Throne of Glass Crown of Midnight Heir of Fire Queen of Shadows Empire of Storms Tower of Dawn The Throne of Glass Colouring Book A Court of Thorns and Roses series A Court of Thorns and Roses A Court of Mist and Fury A Court of Wings and Ruin A Court of Thorns and Roses Colouring Book ...
Year of publication: 2015
Mikhail Shishkin CALLIGRAPHY LESSON THE COLLECTED STORIES The Half-Belt Overcoat Theres a famous police photograph of Robert Walser, taken at the place of his death: winter, a white incline, tracks in deep snow, a man fallen supine, arms outstretched. His old mans hat flung to the side. Thats how he was found by children on their Christmas walk. He described his own death in a story published half a century before his final Christmas. The protagonist of this brief little tale is a lost soul, ...
Year of publication: 1991
Alexei Tolstoy CAGLIOSTRO Граф Калиостро, translated by Olga Shartse c Raduga Publishers, Moscow, 1991 In Smolensk Uyezd, on the tall bank of the river, in the middle of a hilly plain, covered with stripes of wheat fields and small birch woods, sprawled an estate called White Springs, the ancient family seat of the Princes Tulupov. The original wooden house, standing in a dip of the land, had been boarded up and abandoned. The new mansion with columns in the Greek style faced the river and the ...
Keywords: Cagliostro magic medium
Year of publication: 1980
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Snail on The Slope Arkady and Boris Strugatsky The Snail on The Slope c Copyright Arcady And Boris Strugatsky c Copyright Translated from the Russian by Alan Meyers, 1980 Bantam Books, Inc., NY Original: Ulitka na sklone Chapter One From this height, the forest was like foam, luxuriant and blotchy, a gigantic world-encompassing porous sponge, like an animal waiting in concealment, now fallen asleep and overgrown with rough moss. A formless mask hiding a face, as ...
Keywords: biogenic civilization bureacracy
Year of publication: 1977
Arkady Strugatsky Prisoners of Power Arkady amp Boris Strugatsky Prisoners of Power Arcady And Boris Strugatsky Prisoners of Power c Text Arcady And Boris Strugatsky c Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon. c Translation from the Russian by Helen Saltz Jacobson, 1977 Collier Macmillan Publishing, London Original: Obitaemyi ostrov INTRODUCTION Early in these pages, when young Maxim dips his hand into a river on the alien planet on which he has just been marooned, and withdraws it hastily because the ...
Keywords: dystopia mind control postapocalypse
Year of publication: 1965
Richard Stark The Jugger Part one 1 When the knock came at the door, Parker was just turning to the obituary page. He put the paper down and looked around the room, and everything was clean and ordinary. He walked over and opened the door. The little guy standing there was dressed like he was kidding around. Dark green trousers, black-and-white shoes, orange shirt with black string tie, tweed sport jacket with leather elbow patches. The fluffy corners of a lavender handkerchief peeped up from ...
Year of publication: 1945
VENIAMIN KAVERIN TWO CAPTAINS Translation from the Russian Translated by Bernard Isaacs Abridged by the Author The Foreign Languages Publishing House MOSCOW 1945 CONTENTS Authors Preface BOOK ONE PART ONE. Childhood Chapter 1. The Letter. In Search of the Blue Crab Chapter 2. Father Chapter 3. The Petition Chapter 4. The Village Chapter 5. Doctor Ivan Ivanovich. I Learn to Speak Chapter 6. Fathers Death. I Refuse to Speak Chapter 7. Mother Chapter 8. Pyotr Skovorodnikov Chapter 9. Stroke, ...
Year of publication: 2012
Keigo Higashino Salvation of a Saint One The pansies in the planter had flowered a few small, bright blooms. The dry soil didnt seem to have dimmed the colour of the petals. Not particularly showy flowers, but theyre tough, Ayane thought, gazing out onto the veranda through the sliding glass door. Ill have to water them when I get a chance. Have you heard a single word Ive said Yoshitaka asked. She turned around and smiled faintly. Yes, everything. How could I not You might try answering more ...
Year of publication: 0
Alexander Grin CRIMSON SAILS Alexander Grin CRIMSON SAILS A FANTASY translated by Fainna Glagoleva Moscow, PROGRESS PUBLISHERS Presented and dedicated to Nina Nikolayevna Grin by the AUTHOR November 23, 1922, Petrograd I. THE PROPHESY Longren, a sailor of the Orion, a rugged, three-hundred ton brig on which he had served for ten years and to which he was attached more strongly than some sons are to their mothers, was finally forced to give up the sea. This is how it came about. During one of his ...
Keywords: dream fantasy
Year of publication: 1994
Dick Francis Wild Horses We are spirits clad in veils Man by man was never seen All our deep communing fails To remove the shadowy screen. Christopher Pearse Cranch 18131893 Chapter 1 Dying slowly of bone cancer, the old man, shrivelled now, sat as ever in his great armchair, tears of lonely pain sliding down crepuscular cheeks. That Tuesday, his last, his stringy grip on my wrist tightened convulsively in a long silence while I watched his mouth tremble and move in abortive struggles to speak. ...
Edward D Hoch
Michael Z Lewin
W Edward Blain
N J Cooper
Year of publication: 2012
Ellery Queens Mystery Magazine. Vol. 140, No. 5. Whole No. 855, November 2012 The Charles Dickens Mystery by W. Edward Blain Charles Dickens 200th birthday is being celebrated with fanfare in England and many other places this year. Born on February 7, 1812, Dickens is often claimed as one of our own by the mystery community for his creation of characters such as Fagin, receiver of stolen goods, and books such as The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Woodberry Forest School teacher and writer W. Edward ...
Year of publication: 2017
For Finn, The more I get to know you, the more you amaze me. Love you now and always. 1 The countdown started three hundred and sixty-four days ago. Back then there had been all the time in the world. Now it felt as though it was about to run out, and fast. Because that was the thing with time. It was fluid and it lied. Nine and half hours from now August 4 would turn into August 5 and theyd be on the final stretch. Jefferson Winter was aware of the clock ticking, the seconds dripping away like ...