Keywords: War

Vendetta

Vendetta


Derek Lambert

ISBN: 9780008268497
Year of publication: 2018

Derek Lambert Vendetta DEDICATION For Jack and Nora, good neighbours I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine War is hell. Attributed to General Sherman in an address at Michigan University on June 19, 1879. AUTHORS NOTE In 1942 while savage fighting was at its height in Stalingrad two snipers, one Russian and one German, stalked each other among the ruins. In this prolonged duel within a battle each marksman became the embodiment of his countrys desperate designs. That much is ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Snipers Thriller War WW2
Moxyland

Moxyland


Lauren Beukes

ISBN: 9780857660053
Year of publication: 2008

Lauren Beukes MOXYLAND For Keitu Kendra Its nothing. An injectable. A prick. No hospital involved. Like a booster shot with added boost. Just keep telling yourself. The corporate line shushes through the tunnels on a skin of seawater, overflow from the tide drives put to practical use in the clanking watery bowels of Cape Town like all the effluent in this city. Like me. Art school dropout reinvented as shiny brand ambassador. Sponsor baby. Ghost girl. I could get used to this, seats unmarked by ...

Keywords: Corporate Wars Digital Natives dystopia near future Teenage Riot
The Ocean Liner

The Ocean Liner


Marius Gabriel

ISBN: 9781477805145
Year of publication: 2018

Marius Gabriel THE OCEAN LINER For Teddy, Tom, Emma and Sabby Le Havre, 1939 Hes a very ugly man, Rachel said. Even uglier than his photographs. But look at his eyes, Masha replied. They burn like coals. Well, I dont find him impressive. And as for his music You dont like his music Not in the slightest. Rachel, who had studied at the music conservatory in Leipzig before the Nazis had ejected her, had firm views on modern music. If I wish to be disturbed, I shall go to the zoo and listen to the ...

Keywords: World War II
The Red Dove

The Red Dove


Derek Lambert

ISBN: 9780008268428
Year of publication: 2018

Derek Lambert THE RED DOVE For Frank and Marsha Taylor, friends and advisers The dove descending breaks the air With flame of incandescent terror. T. S. Eliot 18881965 PART ONE Scenario CHAPTER ONE The absurd possibility that he, a Hero of the Soviet Union, could ever become a traitor occurred to Nicolay Talin when he was 150 miles above the surface of the Earth. The absurdity it was surely nothing more was prompted by an announcement over the radio link from Mission Control: We know that you ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Cold War War and Military
Battlefield Taiwan

Battlefield Taiwan


James Rosone
Miranda Watson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

James Rosone, Miranda Watson Battlefield Taiwan Disclaimer This is a fictional story. All characters in this book are imagined, and any opinions that they express are simply that, fictional thoughts of literary characters. Although policies mentioned in the book may be similar to reality, they are by no means a factual representation of the news. Please enjoy this work as it is, a story to escape the part of life that can sometimes weigh us down in mundaneness or busyness. Foreword The first ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Technothriller Thriller War WW3
The Fall of the Russian Empire

The Fall of the Russian Empire


Donald James

ISBN: 9780586057452
Year of publication: 2015

Donald James THE FALL OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE For Robert Frank Wheal Prologue The chteau stood above the village, a cluster of turrets and square pigeonniers. A pair of white doves circled it, brilliant in the sunshine. I drove under the clock tower and stopped the car in the cobbled courtyard. On both sides arched openings in stone barns gave into a darkness where cattle stirred. As I got out of the car a man descended the stone staircase ahead. He was in his sixties, slightly built. I crossed ...

Keywords: History Russia and Former Soviet Republics War
U.S.S. Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific

U.S.S. Seawolf: Submarine Raider of the Pacific


Gerold Frank
James D Horan
Joseph Melvin Eckberg

ISBN: 9781387125203
Year of publication: 2017

Gerold Frank, James D. Horan, J. M. Eckberg U.S.S. SEAWOLF SUBMARINE RAIDER OF THE PACIFIC Foreword I FEEL mighty proud to be honored by an association with submarines even as remote as writing the foreword for this real human interest story which recounts the thrilling performances of the U.S.S. Seawolfone of the outstanding submarines during the early stages of the war. I have always had a profound respect and unlimited admiration for our people who travel under the sea. They are a rough and ...

Keywords: World War 2
The Red Dove

The Red Dove


Derek Lambert

ISBN: 9780008268411
Year of publication: 2017

Derek Lambert The Red Dove DEDICATION For Frank and Marsha Taylor, friends and advisers EPIGRAPH The dove descending breaks the air With flame of incandescent terror. T. S. Eliot 18881965 PART ONE Scenario CHAPTER ONE The absurd possibility that he, a Hero of the Soviet Union, could ever become a traitor occurred to Nicolay Talin when he was 150 miles above the surface of the Earth. The absurdity it was surely nothing more was prompted by an announcement over the radio link from Mission ...

Keywords: Cold War Military Thriller Space Shuttle Technothriller
Battlefield Ukraine

Battlefield Ukraine


James Rosone
Miranda Watson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

James Rosone, Miranda Watson Battlefield Ukraine Disclaimer This is a fictional story. All characters in this book are imagined, and any opinions that they express are simply that, fictional thoughts of literary characters. Although policies mentioned in the book may be similar to reality, they are by no means a factual representation of the news. Please enjoy this work as it is, a story to escape the part of life that can sometimes weigh us down in mundaneness or busyness. Forward In writing ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Technothriller Thriller War WW3
Ardennes Sniper

Ardennes Sniper


David Healey

ISBN: 9780692547045
Year of publication: 2015

David Healey ARDENNES SNIPER A World War II Thriller A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 17491832 CHAPTER 1 Caje Cole looked through the rifle scope at the Germans. Six Wehrmacht infantrymen, passing around a pack of cigarettes in the gray winter dawn. From a distance of two hundred feet, the four power scope wasnt powerful enough to pick out the brand, but from the flash of red and white Cole guessed they were smoking Lucky Strikes. Taken off a dead ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Snipers War WW2
The Day After Oblivion

The Day After Oblivion


Tim Washburn

ISBN: 9780786042500
Year of publication: 2018

Tim Washburn THE DAY AFTER OBLIVION To Keira Eve Chandler and Camdyn Adalynn Snider, the first of the next generation. PRESENT DAY CHAPTER 1 The White House, Washington, D.C. As the group from this mornings intelligence briefing filters out of the Oval Office, President Thomas Aldridge arches his back, trying to alleviate the pain that has taken up residence along his lower spine. The worlds escalating problems are reflected in the length of the briefings, this one lasting more than an hour. Not ...

Keywords: nuclear war suspense
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
Fata Morgana

Fata Morgana


Steven R Boyett
Ken Mitchroney

ISBN: 9781470852641
Year of publication: 2017

Steven R. Boyett and Ken Mitchroney FATA MORGANA Dedication from Steven R. Boyett To James Ray Boyett, who bought me my first typewriter, and to Carole F. Boyett, who taught me to love the words inside it Loved, admired, and deeply missed Dedication from Ken Mitchroney To Pfc Joseph Mitchroney, USMC, my favorite World War II vet, and to Jeannette Mitchroney, matron of the arts Loving parents, and my special link to the Greatest Generation fata morgana, noun: an unusual form of mirage involving ...

Keywords: war and military
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939


Antony Beevor

ISBN: 9780143037651
Year of publication: 2006

Anthony Beevor The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 For Gonzalo Pontn with all my gratitude for all his help MAPS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book has had a curious life. I began work on what can now be called the prototype version in 1976, not long after the death of General Franco. It was finally published in 1982 under the title The Spanish Civil War, soon after Colonel Tejero held the Cortes hostage at gunpoint in an attempt to overthrow the democracy which had emerged under King ...

Keywords: Europe General History Military Other Revolutionary Spain Spain & Portugal Spain - History - Civil War; 1936-1939
Starlight

Starlight


Scott Ely

ISBN: 9781480466807
Year of publication: 2014

Scott Ely Starlight CHAPTER 1 Jackson watched the chopper float in to land on the pad, the ship shimmering before his eyes in the heat waves, the rotors kicking up a cloud of red dust. Then the ship flew off, the pilot hugging the mountaintop to avoid exposing himself to fire from the NVA who owned the gorge below and the mountains into Laos. Tom Light walked out of the slowly settling dust cloud and stopped, turning in a slow circle as he looked over the firebase. Goddamn, why did he have to ...

Keywords: Snipers Thriller Vietnam War War

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