Keywords: Fiction

The Ancient Allan

The Ancient Allan


H Rider Haggard

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2004

THE ANCIENT ALLAN By H. Rider Haggard First Published 1920 CHAPTER I. AN OLD FRIEND Now I, Allan Quatermain, come to the weirdest with one or two exceptions perhaps of all the experiences which it has amused me to employ my idle hours in recording here in a strange land, for after all England is strange to me. I grow elderly. I have, as I suppose, passed the period of enterprise and adventure and I should be well satisfied with the lot that Fate has given to my unworthy self. To begin with, I am ...

Keywords: Allan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction Quatermain
The Signature of All Things: A Novel

The Signature of All Things: A Novel


Elizabeth Gilbert

ISBN: 9780670024858
Year of publication: 2013

The Signature of ThingsElizabeth Gilbert For my grandmother Maude Edna Morcomb Olson in honor of her hundredth birthday What life is, we know not. What life does, we know well. LORD PERCEVAL Prologue Alma Whittaker, born with the century, slid into our world on the fifth of January, 1800. Swiftlynearly immediatelyopinions began to form around her. Almas mother, upon viewing the infant for the first time, felt quite satisfied with the outcome. Beatrix Whittaker had suffered poor luck thus far ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Literary
Silent Empire

Silent Empire


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Bard Constantine Silent Empire Other Books in the Havenworld Universe Havenworld The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor Nimrod Squad Once upon a time I picked up a book entitled Fahrenheit 451 and discovered the magic of writing. It is only appropriate I dedicate this story to the memory of the Ray Bradbury, the man who put an indelible stamp upon a young mans mind, altering his future forever. ...

Keywords: Dystopian Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction
Classified as Murder

Classified as Murder


Miranda James

ISBN: 9780425241578
Year of publication: 2011

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Dedication AcknowledgementsONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN EIGHTEEN NINETEEN TWENTY TWENTY-ONE TWENTY-TWO TWENTY-THREE TWENTY-FOUR TWENTY-FIVE TWENTY-SIX TWENTY-SEVEN TWENTY-EIGHT TWENTY-NINE THIRTY THIRTY-ONE THIRTY-TWO THIRTY-THREE THIRTY-FOUR THIRTY-FIVE PRAISE FOR Murder Past Due Combines a kindhearted librarian hero, family secrets in a sleepy Southern town, and a gentle ...

Keywords: Cat Owners cats Crime Fiction General Librarians Mississippi Murder - Investigation Mystery & Detective Mystery Fiction Women Sleuths
The Paradoxical Man

The Paradoxical Man


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Bard Constantine The Paradoxical Man Space. It was all Albert Rosen had seen for the last century and a half, but it still astounded him every time. One glance outside the viewport of the ship, one glimmer of an alien sunbeam, and his breath was taken away anew. Hed witnessed the grandest of sights in his time on the watch, inexplicable moments that defied description. Wonders of celestial light and darkness had moved him, reduced him to shuddering tears and reflections on mortality and ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
The Blurred Man

The Blurred Man


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Bard Constantine The Blurred Man The Prometheus Saga Introduction Whats past is prologue William Shakespeare, the Tempest The individual keeps watch on other individuals. Societies keep watch on other societies. Civilizations keep watch on other civilizations. It has always been so. Keeping watch is sometimes benevolent, sometimes malevolent. It is most certainly prudent. It is not a trait exclusive to the human species. Out of such prudence an advanced intelligence, far across the vastness of ...

Keywords: Anthology Cyberpunk Mystery Paranormal Science Fiction Thriller
The Last Centurion

The Last Centurion


John Ringo

ISBN: 1416555536
Year of publication: 2008

THE LAST CENTURION John Ringo To everyone who has ever felt they were looking out over Hadrians Wall while Rome crumbled behind them. BOOK ONE IN A TIME OF SUCKAGE Chapter One Days of Wine and Song Call me Bandit. Okay, hopefully thats, like, the last time Im going to make a literary reference. But you never know. Beware . . . bewaaare . . . Theres a bunch of these stories out there now that people are getting back on the Net. I figured, what the hell Ive got one, too. Sure, we all do. But, you ...

Keywords: Military Science Fiction
HMS Holy Ghost

HMS Holy Ghost


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Stephen Makk HMS Holy Ghost AUTHORS NOTES Ive used some licence here to frame the story, my apologies to anyone taking exception to these inaccuracies. THE KILO CLASS HAS been in Russian service since 1980 but Iran didnt receive its first boat, the Tareg until 1991. ONLY IN RECENT YEARS, have Women been allowed to serve on Royal Navy submarines. THE ORIGINAL HOLY GHOST may have been found in a Solent mud bank. Timbers of a ship have been seen protruding from the mud at very low tide. It ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
Ninety Degrees North

Ninety Degrees North


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Stephen Makk Ninety Degrees North From the author A warming Arctic a dispute between the west and Russia. USA, Canada and Russia, along with China, struggle for supremacy in the high Northern Arctic. The coming Arctic conflict will require a reshaping of military infrastructure and bases. Vessels and airpower will need to adapt. It is all driven by hydrocarbons, minerals and trade. Trade will play a big part whoever controls the shipping routes and the seas around them is in a position of real ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
The Tiger and the Dragon

The Tiger and the Dragon


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk The Tiger and the Dragon THE BUSINESS OF A SOLDIER is to fight. Armies are not called out to dig trenches, to throw up breastworks, and live in camps. But to find the enemy, and strike him to invade his country, and do him all possible damage in the shortest possible time But such a war would of necessity, be of brief continuance, and so would be an economy of prosperity and life in the end. To move swiftly, strike vigorously, and secure all the fruits of victory, is the secret of ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
The Iranian Blockade

The Iranian Blockade


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk The Iranian Blockade THE BUSINESS OF A SOLDIER is to fight. Armies are not called out to dig trenches, to throw up breastworks, and live in camps. But to find the enemy, and strike him to invade his country, and do him all possible damage in the shortest possible timebut such a war would of necessity, be of brief continuance, and so would be an economy of prosperity and life in the end. To move swiftly, strike vigorously, and secure all the fruits of victory, is the secret of ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
The Black Sea Horde

The Black Sea Horde


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk The Black Sea Horde Chapter 1 HI, IM NATHAN BLAKE. I dont believe in luck. Thats just the way it is. Its just not me. But Lady Luck, she didnt agree, she believed in me. It was years ago now, the day I embarked on my patrol. I was seeing Lucy at the time and it was on a visit to her elder sisters in Houston. We spent some time down on the waterfront, the Buffalo Bayou. I visited the Battleship Texas, and I was on board her for an age. She was a monster with ten fourteen inch guns ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
The Spratly Incident

The Spratly Incident


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk The Spratly Incident THE SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTE FORWORD. The scenario in this book is not entirely fictional. The Peoples Republic of China is turning many of the islands and reefs of the South China sea into sea fortresses, complete with harbours, aircraft runways and air defenses. This resource-rich territory is disputed by China, Vietnam, The Philippines, Taiwan and others. The interview and discussion you will read in chapter one between Alessandra Cristoforetti and Dr Michael ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
USS Stonewall Jackson

USS Stonewall Jackson


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk USS Stonewall Jackson Chapter 1 NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN. One hundred and thirty miles west of Eureka, Northern California. RIG TRIM TO ASCEND fore and aft. Up angle fifteen degrees. Make for periscope depth. Periscope depth, Sir. The planesman pulled back on the yoke and the deck tilted upwards. The control room crew leaned to compensate. After a short time, the planesman pushed the yoke forward and the boat came level. At periscope depth, Sir. All on board felt the gentle rise and fall ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller
Birth of a Boat

Birth of a Boat


Stephen Makk

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Stephen Makk Birth of a Boat Nassau. The Bahamas. The couple were locked in an embrace, they stood and kissed, off to one side of the departure lounge at Lynden Pindling airport. At last they unlocked. Yana, when are we going to meet again Soon Nathan, soon. Their normally fair hair was sun-bleached after the two week vacation. She was a strikingly attractive woman with blue eyes and an intelligent gaze. How are you traveling home Im flying, she grinned. He punched her softly in the ribs. Still ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Submarine Fiction Submarines Technothriller Thriller

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