Keywords: War

Tony and the Beetles

Tony and the Beetles


Philip K Dick

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2012

TONY and the BEETLES by Philip K. Dick Reddish-yellow sunlight filtered through the thick quartz windows into the sleep-compartment. Tony Rossi yawned, stirred a little, then opened his black eyes and sat up quickly. With one motion he tossed the covers back and slid to the warm metal floor. He clicked off his alarm clock and hurried to the closet. It looked like a nice day. The landscape outside was motionless, undisturbed by winds or dust-shift. The boys heart pounded excitedly. He pulled his ...

Keywords: Boys -- Fiction Racism -- Fiction Science Fiction Short stories Space colonies -- Fiction War stories
The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz


Heather Morris

ISBN: 9781760403171
Year of publication: 2018

Heather Morris THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ To the memory of Lale Sokolov. Thank you for trusting me to tell your and Gitas story. Prologue Lale tries not to look up. He reaches out to take the piece of paper being handed to him. He must transfer the five digits onto the girl who holds it. There is already a number there but it has faded. He pushes the needle into her left arm, making a 3, trying to be gentle. Blood oozes. But the needle hasnt gone deep enough and he has to trace the number again. ...

Keywords: Auschwitz Birkenau crematorium Final Solution gas chamber Germany Holocaust Jew Mengele Nazi World War II
Bering Strait

Bering Strait


F X Holden

ISBN:
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
Gods & Snipers: A World War II Thriller

Gods & Snipers: A World War II Thriller


David Healey

ISBN: 9780967416205
Year of publication: 2019

David Healey Gods Snipers: A World War II Thriller Theres nothing so much like a god on earth as a General on a battlefield. From The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara Chapter One On the day that Caje Cole lost his sniper rifle, it finally rained. After a spell of summer heat and drought, the skies opened up and drenched the French countryside. Lightning laced the sky and thunder rumbled deep as any distant German 88. An autumn chill rode in with the rain and wind. It was September 1944. The ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Snipers War WW2
Dusk at Dawn

Dusk at Dawn


David J Oldman

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David J Oldman DUSK AT DAWN For Gill with whom I covered some of these miles, years after the events portrayed. Cast of Characters Paul Ross An army officer Mansfield Cumming Head of SIS Valentine A friend of Paul Ross Colonel Browning SIS officer, assistant to Mansfield Cumming Pinker A salesman. Passenger aboard the steamship Hesperus Turner A steward aboard the Hesperus Reverend Pater A Passenger aboard the Hesperus Mrs Hogarth A Passenger aboard the Hesperus Miss Andresen A Passenger aboard ...

Keywords: Bolsheviks civil war Czechoslovak Legion intervention Kolchak revolution Russia
The Girl with the Scarab Necklace

The Girl with the Scarab Necklace


Tyro Vogel

ISBN: 9781370902033
Year of publication: 2014

Tyro Vogel THE GIRL WITH THE SCARAB NECKLACE Who is Mr. Sherlock Holmes In the year 1903 I was honorably discharged from the army, and Uncle Sam sent me back home to rub shoulders with all the other out-of-work boys roaming the streets. I got lucky: a buddy of mine got me a job at the port. Night shifts. Mine was a sad lot: night after night of back-breaking work, only to give half of my 1.50 a week pay for a room uglier than the rats Id shared it with. The rest of the money Id wisely spent on ...

Keywords: Doctor Who jedi Sherlock Holmes Star Wars time travel whovian
The Kremlin Strike

The Kremlin Strike


Dale Brown

ISBN: 9780062843043
Year of publication: 2019

Dale Brown The Kremlin Strike Dedication This novel is dedicated to the visionaries: the leaders and innovators who see beyond fear and mistrust, the ones who arent afraid to challenge conventional thought and strive to build something greater for the future. Space is one such place where we need fresh ideas and action. Ive written about a Space Defense Force for many years and now a sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces, the Space Force, has been proposed. Naturally, the howls of fear, ...

Keywords: Action Fiction General Technological Technothriller Thriller War & Military
Tank Rider

Tank Rider


Evgeni Bessonov

ISBN: 9781473897885
Year of publication: 2017

Evgeni Bessonov TANK RIDER INTO THE REICH WITH THE RED ARMY Translated by Bair Irincheev EVGENI BESSONOV FOREWORD Many of my comrades told me that I should write my memoirs but it is actually a difficult thing to do. After all, Im not a professional writer if the truth be known, Im very far from that. But I can tell the story of my family, my childhood and my youth, and relate to you my experiences during the years of the Great Patriotic War. Human memory is an amazing thing and life erodes away ...

Keywords: World War II
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
Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CHAPTER 1 1931, Miass, Chelyabinsk Oblast, the Gateway to Siberia I stared as the rainbow-hued blooms danced in the breeze, imagining them ballerinas on the Moscow stage. The expansive steel-blue mountains, always capped with a hood of ice, were so different from the narrow streets and towering buildings of the city where I had spent my earliest years. My memories ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
Daughters of the Night Sky

Daughters of the Night Sky


Aimie K Runyan

ISBN: 9781503946774
Year of publication: 2018

Aimie K. Runyan DAUGHTERS OF THE NIGHT SKY For Jamie. Honored to be your copilot in this crazy business. Proud to have you as mine. CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 2 CHAPTER 3 CHAPTER 4 CHAPTER 5 CHAPTER 6 CHAPTER 7 CHAPTER 8 CHAPTER 9 CHAPTER 10 CHAPTER 11 CHAPTER 12 CHAPTER 13 CHAPTER 14 CHAPTER 15 CHAPTER 16 CHAPTER 17 CHAPTER 18 CHAPTER 19 CHAPTER 20 CHAPTER 21 CHAPTER 22 CHAPTER 23 CHAPTER 24 CHAPTER 25 CHAPTER 26 CHAPTER 27 CHAPTER 28 EPILOGUE AUTHORS NOTE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AUTHOR BIO CHAPTER 1 ...

Keywords: USSR World War II
He Was My Chief

He Was My Chief


Christa Schroeder

ISBN: 9781783030644
Year of publication: 2012

Christa Schroeder HE WAS MY CHIEF THE MEMOIRS OF ADOLF HITLERS SECRETARY Introduction CHRISTA SCHROEDER WAS AN ordinary woman cast into quite extraordinary times. Born in 1908 in the pretty central German town of Hannoversch Mnden, she trained as a stenotypist before moving to Munich in 1930. Whilst there, she replied to an advertisement in the newspaper for a secretarial position at the headquarters of Hitlers stormtroopers the SA. The association thus forged would be a lasting one. Graduating ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Leaders and Notable People World War II
Hitler's Last Secretary

Hitler's Last Secretary


Traudl Junge
Melissa üller

ISBN: 9781611453232
Year of publication: 2011

Traudl Junge HITLERS LAST SECRETARY A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF LIFE WITH HITLER Edited by Melissa Mller Translated from the German by Anthea Bell We cannot put our lives right in retrospect we must go on living with the past. We can put ourselves right, however. Reiner Kunze: Am Sonnenhang On the Sunny Slope. Diary of a Year FOREWORD by Traudl Junge This book is neither a retrospective justification nor a self-indictment. I do not want it to be read as a confession either. Instead, it is my attempt ...

Keywords: Europe Germany Leaders and Notable People World War II
The Undesirables

The Undesirables


Chad Thumann

ISBN: 9781503939967
Year of publication: 2016

Charles Thumann THE UNDESIRABLES On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched a surprise invasion of the Soviet Union. Within a few short months, the Germans conquered Ukraine and Belarus. Then they surrounded Leningrad. And they drove onward to the gates of Moscow. By December of that year, the Russians Red Army was in complete disarray, and the citizens of Leningrad were paying for its failures. The Nazi Hunger Plan, or Starvation Policy, called for the destruction of Leningrad by firebombing the ...

Keywords: Leningrad World War II

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