Keywords: Adventure

Edges

Edges


Linda Nagata

ISBN: 9781937197278
Year of publication: 2019

Linda Nagata INVERTED FRONTIER EDGES Prelude: Arrival Against a starscape, a smudge of white light. A faint gleam, devoid of detail. Notable, because it had not been present when that sector of the Near Vicinity had last been surveyed by the array of telescopes in orbit around the Deception Well star system. So it was something new, although not unknown. A Dull Intelligence, assigned to analyze astronomical data, had observed such phenomena five times before during its twelve hundred years of ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Aliens far future frontier worlds human expansion nanotechnology starfaring starship
The Island

The Island


John Sneeden

ISBN: 9781732945838
Year of publication: 2019

John Sneeden The Island CHAPTER ONE Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe VICTOR COUDRIER WALKED briskly down the dark beach. Sweat covered his upper body, causing his T-shirt to cling to his torso. He always perspired when he was nervous, and tonight he was as nervous as hed ever been. Hearing voices ahead, he came to a stop. Two silhouettes walked toward him, and his pulse quickened in response. As they drew near, he saw it was a man and a woman holding hands and whispering to one another. Two lovers. ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Mystery Thriller
The Orpheus Legacy

The Orpheus Legacy


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Rob Jones The Orpheus Legacy Other Titles by Rob Jones The Joe Hawke Series The Vault of Poseidon Joe Hawke 1 Thunder God Joe Hawke 2 The Tomb of Eternity Joe Hawke 3 The Curse of Medusa Joe Hawke 4 Valhalla Gold Joe Hawke 5 The Aztec Prophecy Joe Hawke 6 The Secret of Atlantis Joe Hawke 7 The Lost City Joe Hawke 8 The Sword of Fire Joe Hawke 9 The Kings Tomb Joe Hawke 10 Land of the Gods Joe Hawke 11 The Orpheus Legacy Joe Hawke 12 The Cairo Sloane Series Plagues of the Seven Angels Cairo ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Ghost Ship

Ghost Ship


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Christopher Cartwright Ghost Ship Chapter One Vernazza Harbor, Italy Present Day Seventy-Two Hours The falling moon on the horizon shone on the only other ship in the harbor. Its silhouette lit up against the backdrop of the medieval harbor as it drifted lazily against the natural stone breakwater. The steel ship was covered in rust. It was roughly eighty feet long with a beam of forty-five. The hull showed the outline of a fishing boat, but its rigging had long ago been removed, and its ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Thriller
The Yellow Hoard

The Yellow Hoard


Kenneth Robeson

ISBN: 0446648817
Year of publication: 1972

Kenneth Robeson The Yellow Hoard CHAPTER I The Human Rat The building was narrow, four stories tall, and of old brick. It was like most buildings around Washington Square tall and narrow, once the residence of a rich man, now made over into apartments. There was no hint of deadliness in the building. There was no hint of deadliness anywhere in the lower New York neighborhood, for that matter. Kids skated on the curving walks. Nurses wheeled babies and stopped to talk to policemen. Nobody looked ...

Keywords: Action Action and Adventure Adventure Pulp Pulp Fiction Science Fiction Superheroes
Justice, Inc.

Justice, Inc.


Kenneth Robeson

ISBN: 0446648620
Year of publication: 1972

Kenneth Robeson Justice, Inc. PROLOGUE In the roaring heart of the crucible, steel is made. In the raging flame of personal tragedy, men are sometimes forged into something more than human. It was so with Dick Benson. He had been a man. After the dread loss inflicted on him by an inhuman crime ring, he became a machine of vengeance dedicated to the extermination of all other crime rings. He turned into the person we know now: a figure of ice and steel, more pitiless than both a mechanism of ...

Keywords: Action Action and Adventure Adventure Pulp Pulp Fiction Science Fiction Superheroes
Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250120441
Year of publication: 2019

Gregg Hurwitz Out of the Dark Dedication To my intimidatingly astute copyeditor, Maureen Sugden Who for sixteen novels has raised my game and saved me from countless embarrassments with razor-sharp wit and feather-soft nuance Prologue: Perennial Rain 1997 Evan is nineteen, fresh off the plane, trained up, mission-ready. And yet untested. His first assignment as Orphan X. He adjusts rapidly to this foreign place, a city with drizzly rain, imperious ministry buildings, and men who kiss on both ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller War & Military
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
Hellfire

Hellfire


Richard Turner

ISBN: 9781503035638
Year of publication: 2014

Richard Turner Hellfire 1 North America Approximately 12,000 BC An unnatural silence gripped the wide valley floor. It was yet another sign that something terrible had befallen the land. Gray Wolf raised his hand and warily pulled down the tree branch blocking his sight. He silently looked out from the thick pine forest his dark-brown eyes studied the snow-covered ground. He saw nothing dangerous, but his instincts told him to be cautious. He brought a long, sharpened, stone-tipped spear up to ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Military Thriller
Black Dragon

Black Dragon


Richard Turner

ISBN: 9781499384789
Year of publication: 2014

Richard Turner Black Dragon 1 Matua Island, Japan August 30, 1945 Like a flaming thunderbolt crashing into the earth, the doomed transport plane struck the ground and exploded into a blinding, orange and red fireball. Overhead, a couple of dark shapes raced through the clouds before turning back out to sea to look for another hapless victim to bring down. Anti-aircraft guns ringing the airfield roared to life, filling the air with lead, but it was all in vain their tormentors had already ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Military Thriller
The Hunt for Excalibur

The Hunt for Excalibur


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Christopher Cartwright The Hunt for Excalibur Prologue Minamisma Harbor, Japan Friday, 11, March, 2011 The Hoshi Maru rode the sea off the north-eastern coastal waters of Japan with arrogant indifference. At a hundred and eighty feet in length, a beam of fifty, and a double layered hull of steel, it was difficult to imagine anything that would disturb the fishing trawler. Captain Itaru Katsuz grinned as his eyes swept the horizon. The dark swells shifted against one another like giant shards of ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Ark Found

Ark Found


Rick Chesler

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Rick Chesler Ark Found Prologue April 15, 1912 North Atlantic Ocean, aboard the R.M.S. Titanic Chronopoulos Dimitrios wondered why the band was still playing. Clearly, despite all the hoopla proclaiming it unsinkable, the great liner Titanic was sinking. Theyd struck an iceberg, hed heard. From his position above the port side Boat Deck, he watched the seven musicians play as though it was any other late night performance. But the angle of the deck now had a pronounced list to it. Chronopoulos ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Extinction Edge

Extinction Edge


Nicholas Sansbury Smith

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Nicholas Sansbury Smith Extinction Cycle, Book II Biological diversity is messy. It walks, it crawls, it swims, it swoops, it buzzes. But extinction is silent, and it has no voice other than our own. Paul Hawken -Prologue- The sharp popping of distant gunfire startled Meg Pratt awake. She jolted upright, wondering at first if she was still dreaming. The stillness of the night squeezed her like a vise as she emerged from a deep sleep. Reality slowly set in as she remembered, bringing with it a ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure adventure Medical Military Military Suspense
Spires of Infinity

Spires of Infinity


Eric Allen

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Spires of Infinity By Eric Allen Prologue Of all the ways to die, Gabriel never expected to meet his end as a gory mess splattered across the front of a Greyhound bus. Of course, no one really plans on dying like that, except for a few very disturbed individuals. Most times, it just sort of happens. One moment Evanescence is blaring in your ears, and youre thinking of the hot paralegal wearing an outfit millimeters away from being immodestly unprofessional, who let you rip her CD . . . ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Adventure Literature & Fiction Science Fiction Science Fiction & Fantasy
Soldier Dog

Soldier Dog


Sam Angus

ISBN: 9781447228172
Year of publication: 2012

Soldier Dog by Sam Angus For Cary PART I 13 May 1917 Lancashire Twelve hours had passed. Hed last seen her at eight that morning. Faint with exhaustion and hunger, Stanley sank down. How on earth could he find a creature lighter and quieter than the wind He called out to her but his voice was caught up and whisked away over the sedge grass. All day out searching hed seen only five dogs. There were fewer dogs in Longridge now, just as there was less of everything, because of the War. He rose and ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Animals General Historical Juvenile Fiction

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