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Death by Choice

Death by Choice


Masahiko Shimada

ISBN: 9780857282477
Year of publication: 2013

Masahiko Shimada DEATH BY CHOICE Chapter 1 FRIDAY Somewhere over Tokyo You are hereby sentenced to Death by Choice. From now on, this form of execution replaces this countrys customary Death by Hanging. You have the honor of being the first criminal to be executed by this means. You should make haste to decide your chosen means of execution and execution date, and to personally carry out the aforesaid execution. For the next two weeks the weather should be fine, and all those involved are able ...

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Learning to Die

Learning to Die


Thomas Maloney

ISBN: 9781925322170
Year of publication: 2018

Thomas Maloney LEARNING TO DIE For A. 2011 1. Hard water I do not teach I relate. Montaigne Since he is carrying a sack of rubbish in each hand, and thinking guiltily of the glass of wine he has just poured himself rather than the interaction between breezes and buildings guiltily because his wife is in hospital with multiple injuries Daniel Mock leaves the back door open on his way through the mid-terrace house and out into the street. He encourages the sacks to settle against the low front ...

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Extinction 6

Extinction 6


Hosein Kouros-Mehr

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Hosein Kouros-Mehr EXTINCTION 6 For Lumi PROLOGUE IN 2066, FLOODING decimates the San Francisco Bay Area and Market Street lies under feet of ocean water. Global warming accelerates. As temperatures climb 2C in fifty years, Earths ecosystem transformsrainforests become deserts, coastal plains disappear, and topsoil turns to dust, sparking a famine that threatens billions of lives. Plant and animal species vanish as a shortage of water disrupts the economy and triggers war. For the first time in ...

Keywords: dystopia
Checkpoint

Checkpoint


David Albahari

ISBN: 9781632061928
Year of publication: 2018

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Keywords: absurdity authors in exile fables Kafka parables PTSD refugees Serbia surrealism war Yugoslavia
The Zhukov Briefing

The Zhukov Briefing


Antony Trew

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Antony Trew The Zhukov Briefing There has been nothing in the past 20 years which has upset the balance of power so violently and so fundamentally as the emergence of the Soviet Union as the second largest naval power in the world, with a navy nearly twice as numerous as the combined navies of Britain, France, West Germany, Italy and Japan. This navy has become a force able to take part in any kind of war Russia desires, from an all-out nuclear conflict, to gun-running on behalf of local ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Shipwrecks Submarine Fiction Submarines Thriller
A Darkling Plain

A Darkling Plain


Philip Reeve

ISBN: 9780439949972
Year of publication: 2006

A Darkling Plain The Hungry City Chronicles, Book 4 Philip Reeve For Sarah as always For Kirsty and Holly, of course And for Sam, Tom, and Edward eventually CONTENTS PART ONE 1. Super-Gnats Over Zagwa 3 2. Matters of the Heart 13 3. The Mysterious Miss Morchard 24 4. Lady Naga 32 5. A Boy and His Stalker 48 6. Rain-Colored Silk 54 7. Brighton Rocks 65 8. On the Line 74 9. Breakfast at Moons 85 10. The Black Angel 99 11. Wolf Kobold 113 12. The Sand Ships 129 13. Time to Depart 143 14. General ...

Keywords: apocalpyse sf-fantasy
Praying for Slack

Praying for Slack


Robert E Peavey

ISBN: 9780760320501
Year of publication: 2004

Robert E. Peavey PRAYING FOR SLACK A MARINE CORPS TANK COMMANDER IN VIETNAM To those who answered their countrys call. Heroes, all. No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. Richard M. Nixon, 1985 Acknowledgments Wile struggling to write this book, I used and in some cases, abused several friends and relatives. As the last person anyone ever expected to attempt such a project, I sought help and advice from ...

Keywords: Military Vietnam War
Rest In Pieces

Rest In Pieces


Rita Mae Brown

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2010

Rest in Pieces Rita Mae Brown REST IN PIECES A Bantam Book PUBLISHING HISTORY Bantam hardcover edition published September 1992 Bantam mass market edition July 1993 Bantam mass market reissue April 2004 Published by Bantam Dell A Division of Random House, Inc. New York, New York This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, or locales is ...

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Red

Red


Ramsey Shehadeh

ISBN: 9780765398338
Year of publication: 2017

Ramsey Shehadeh RED The yellow and blue detectives lay toppled between the dice: yellow on her back, gun pointed up at the sky, blue facedown on the sidewalk between the Library and the Jewelry Store. Sorry guys, said Ansel. Good roll, said his father, righting the figurines. Ansel moved his own detectivethe green one, as usualtwo spaces down the board, turned left, and then four more, into the pharmacy. It was roofless, like all the other buildings in the game. The pharmacist stood behind a ...

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On the Future

On the Future


Martin Rees

ISBN: 9780691180441
Year of publication: 2018

Martin Rees ON THE FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY PREFACE THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT THE FUTURE. I write from a personal perspective, and in three modes: as a scientist, as a citizen, and as a worried member of the human species. The books unifying theme is that the flourishing of the worlds growing population depends on the wisdom with which science and technology is deployed. Todays young people can expect to live to the end of the century. So how can they ensure that ever more powerful ...

Keywords: Civilization Future Studies Science Technology
The Ultimate Solution

The Ultimate Solution


Eric Norden

ISBN: 9780446751544
Year of publication: 1973

Eric Norden THE ULTIMATE SOLUTION The Startling Suspense Shocker To Ruth It started out bad, and got worse. An air-raid siren shrilled me awake and I fumbled the phone off the receiver, croaked something to the duty operator and slumped back into sleep. An hour later some subliminal guilt mechanism clawed me up to consciousness and I managed to scrabble a Picayune out of the crumpled pack on the nightstand, light it and shove it between my teeth, no mean logistics job. The room was hot, still ...

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Klaus Fuchs

Klaus Fuchs


Norman Moss

ISBN: 9780312013493
Year of publication: 2018

Norman Moss KLAUS FUCHS THE MAN WHO STOLE THE ATOM BOMB Chapter One In the spring of 1942 the war in Russia was nearing the end of its first year. The savage Russian resistance and the equally savage Russian winter had dashed Hitlers hopes of a quick blitzkrieg victory over the Soviet Union to follow those in the West, and littered the landscape with the frozen wrecks of thousands of German tanks, trucks and artillery pieces, and the frozen bodies of tens of thousands of German soldiers. The ...

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Sudden Darkness

Sudden Darkness


Alex Knightly

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Alex Knightly SUDDEN DARKNESS A Post-Apocalyptic EMP Thriller I. MONDAY 1. Terry Terry Patterson kept his head down and joined the bottleneck of people at the escalator. It was only three in the afternoon, but the tube station was packed. It reminded him exactly why he didnt like to go further than walking distance from his flat. Sometimes he had no choice. Hed had a pain in his back teeth for months and the only NHS dentist hed been able to get an appointment with was miles away. It was either ...

Keywords: EMP
Welcome to the Apocalypse

Welcome to the Apocalypse


Lee Kerr

ISBN: 9781326543884
Year of publication: 2016

Lee Kerr WELCOME TO THE APOCALYPSE It is perfectly true, as philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition, that it must be lived forwards. Sren Kierkegaard Danish philosopher, theologian and poet. May 1813 Nov 1855 1. To shop, to drop Saturday 13th August London Why are we here again she asks, as they walk towards Big Blue. I dont wanna go and Jade dont wanna go, neither. Theres nowt we need, Cortnee says, her arms flapping by her side. And nowt ...

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How Beer Saved the World

How Beer Saved the World


Irene Radford
G David Nordley
Phyllis Irene Radford
Brenda W Clough
Bob Brown
Nancy Jane Moore
Frog Jones
Esther Jones
Bruce Taylor
Mark J Ferrari
Shannon Page
Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Laurel Anne Hill
Clayton J Callahan
Barb Caffrey
Manny Frishberg
Chris Wong Sick Hong

ISBN: 9780615920115
Year of publication: 2013

HOW BEER SAVED THE WORLD An Esoteric Anthology Edited by Phyllis Irene Radford Introduction How Beer Saved the World Phyllis Irene Radford, Editor And on the eighth day God created Beer. Beer is what separates humans from animals unless you have too much beer. Seriously anthropologists, archeologist, and sociologist seem to think that when humans first emerged on earth as human they possessed fire, language, a sense of spirituality, and beer. Some nice folks at the Discovery Channel proved it. ...

Keywords: Humor Science Fiction

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