F X Holden
Year of publication: 2018
F. X. Holden Bering Strait IF A TREE FALLS Bering Strait, August 2031 The iceberg had calved off the Arctic ice pack two years earlier. After wallowing for a while in the ocean off the coast it had been picked up by the transpolar current and then flung into the Beaufort Gyre, a swirling maelstrom of hurdy-gurdy waters that circulated between the East Siberian Sea and the Beaufort Sea off Alaska. Like a small child thrown off a playground carousel that was spinning too fast, it was dumped into ...
Keywords: Alaska Military Thriller Russia Technothriller Thriller USA War
Year of publication: 2017
Humphrey Hawksley Man on Ice: Russia vs the USA in Alaska A Selection of Recent Titles by Humphrey Hawksley The Rake Ozenna Series MAN ON ICE The Kat Polinski Series SECURITY BREACH HOME RUN FRIENDS AND ENEMIES The Future History Series DRAGON STRIKE DRAGON FIRE THE THIRD WORLD WAR available from Severn House Dedication To all families and nations divided by politics Map THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE IN THE TWO DAYS BEFORE THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION ON JANUARY 20th ONE Little Diomede, ...
Keywords: Action Alaska Arctic Military Thriller Russian Invasion Thriller WW3
Year of publication: 1910
BURNING DAYLIGHT PART I CHAPTER I It was a quiet night in the Shovel. At the bar, which ranged along one side of the large chinked-log room, leaned half a dozen men, two of whom were discussing the relative merits of spruce-tea and lime-juice as remedies for scurvy. They argued with an air of depression and with intervals of morose silence. The other men scarcely heeded them. In a row, against the opposite wall, were the gambling games. The crap-table was deserted. One lone man was playing at ...
Keywords: Bankruptcy -- Fiction Gold mines and mining -- Alaska -- Fiction Oakland (Calif.) -- Fiction Western stories Women pioneers -- Fiction
Year of publication: 2014
William Giraldi HOLD THE DARK A Novel For Aiden Xavier, may your dark always be on hold. O unteachably after evil, but uttering truth. Gerard Manley Hopkins We fear the cold and the things we do not understand. But most of all we fear the doings of the heedless ones among ourselves. Eskimo shaman to explorer Knud Rasmussen I The wolves came down from the hills and took the children of Keelut. First one child was stolen as he tugged his sled at the rim of the village, another the following week ...
Year of publication: 2011
Stoney Compton ALASKA REPUBLIK To the memory of Maisie Rose Verley Reynolds Grandgenette 18991972 One of the first strong women I ever loved Acknowledgement I owe a heartfelt thank you for the efforts of my superb critique group: Walt Boyes who also nailed the title, Paula Goodlett who not only critiqued but also edited, Jeff and Inna Larsen, Leonard Hollar, Karen Bergstralh, Sarah Maisie Compton Campbell, and of course, Colette Marie who also doubles as my muse. Thanks to Toni Weisskopf and her ...
Year of publication: 2007
Stoney Compton RUSSIAN AMERIKA Acknowledgments Over a quarter century ago I was hired by the Tanana Chiefs Health Authority to create a comic book designed to interest Athabascan youth in health careers. After the completion of the project I was put on staff as media specialist with this non-profit social services corporation. I was privileged to work with Tanana Chiefs Conference for two years. Those years and that job were an education into a culture I came to admire, respect, and to a large ...