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Show Me a Huia!

Show Me a Huia!


Chris Barfoot

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Chris Barfoot SHOW ME A HUIA To my wife Pat for her encouragement and inspiration. What would the world be, once bereft of wet and wildness Let them be left, O let them be left, wildness and wet Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet. Inversnaid: Gerard Manley Hopkins CHAPTER 1 The gangly young man in T-shirt and jeans bounded two at a time up the stairs of the Geology Department, then loped along a deserted corridor lined with cases and cupboards filled with ancient rock specimens, ...

Keywords: conservation Māoritanga New Zealand
The Silkworm

The Silkworm


Robert Galbraith

ISBN: 9780316206877
Year of publication: 2014

Robert Galbraith The Silkworm blood and vengeance the scene, death the story, a sword imbrued with blood, the pen that writes, and the poet a terrible buskined tragical fellow, with a wreath about his head of burning match instead of bays. The Noble Spanish Soldier Thomas Dekker To Jenkins, without whom he knows the rest 1 QUESTION What dost thou feed on ANSWER Broken sleep. Thomas Dekker, The Noble Spanish Soldier Someone bloody famous, said the hoarse voice on the end of the line, betterve ...

Keywords: Adult Contemporary Mystery
Amber

Amber


Stephan Collishaw

ISBN: 9781910570012
Year of publication: 2015

Stephan Collishaw AMBER For Marija Prologue Heres a tale, Vassily said, his hand stroking his thick dark beard. There was a trader from Egypt who had in his possession a beautiful jewel. He arrived at the court of Timor the Lame in Samarkand. Amir Timor was away in battle and so it was to his wife, the young queen, that the trader was introduced. When the wife of the Amir Timor first laid eyes upon the jewel the Egyptian was carrying, she knew she must have it to present as a gift to her husband ...

Keywords: Afghan War contemporary fiction Historical Fiction Military
Apollo 8.1

Apollo 8.1


Matt Eaton

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Matt Eaton APOLLO 8.1 GRAB A FREE NOVELLA Sign up to the authors mailing list and youll receive a free copy of SLEEPING GODS, book one of the Verus Foundation Series. You can find the details at the end of APOLLO 8.1 CHOOSE DEATH The room is lighter and more comfortable than the cell where the Russians are being held. But Frank Borman knows better than to let a jug of fresh water and a bowl of fresh berries lull him into a false sense of security. His captor faces him across a table. Why are ...

Keywords: alien conspiracy cover up apollo 8 astronaut Frank Borman moon landing NASA Apollo moon missions Space Race
4 3 2 1

4 3 2 1


Paul Auster

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. Copyright infringement is against the law. If you believe the copy of this e-book you are reading infringes on the authors copyright, please notify the publisher at: us.macmillanusa.compiracy. for Siri Hustvedt 1.0 According to family legend, Fergusons grandfather departed on foot from his native city of Minsk with one hundred rubles sewn into the ...

Keywords: Contemporary
The Evil Genius: A Domestic Story

The Evil Genius: A Domestic Story


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE EVIL GENIUS A DOMESTIC STORY By Wilkie Collins Affectionately Dedicated to Holman Hunt BEFORE THE STORY. Miss Westerfields Education 1. The Trial. THE gentlemen of the jury retired to consider their verdict. Their foreman was a person doubly distinguished among his colleagues. He had the clearest head, and the readiest tongue. For once the right man was in the right place. Of the eleven jurymen, four showed their characters on the surface. They were: The hungry juryman, who wanted his ...

Keywords: Divorce -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Ship captains -- Fiction Women -- Social conditions -- Fiction
Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines

Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines


Koos Stadler

ISBN: 9780624069447
Year of publication: 2015

Koos Stadler SMALL TEAM MISSIONS BEHIND ENEMY LINES Dedicated to my father, Koos, who kindled the spirit of adventure in me, and my dearest wife, Karien, who had no option but to scale every cliff with me. About the layout The layout in this digital edition of Recce may differ from that of the printed version, depending on the settings on your reader. The layout displays optimally if you use the default setting on your reader. Readers can experiment with the settings to have the text displayed ...

Keywords: 51 Reconnaissance Commando Angola Bushmen elite soldiers Military History Military missions Operation Abduct Operation Angel Operation Caudad Operation Cerberus Operation Colosseum Operation Daisy Operation Killarney secret missions South African Army South African authors South African Border War Special Forces special forces training Terrorism
A Voice in the Night

A Voice in the Night


Jack McDevitt

ISBN: 9781596068810
Year of publication: 2018

Jack McDevitt A VOICE IN THE NIGHT JACK McDEVITT, HISTORY BUILDER By Martin L. Shoemaker In the field of science fiction writinga field that Jack McDevitt has worked in for 37 yearsthey teach us about world building. This is the art of crafting a new world where the story takes place. The world might be almost the same as our own, or wildly different but the authors task is to make the differences believable, consistent, and comprehensible, so the reader can better understand the challenges that ...

Keywords: Aliens Collection Colonization contact Exploration starship
The Other

The Other


Marilyn Peake

ISBN: 9781983916687
Year of publication: 2018

Marilyn Peake THE OTHER PART 1 Cora Frost, Ph.D. Chapter 1 I was packing to leave when a Breaking News story came on the TV. The CIA had launched an investigation into reports of UFOs and outer space aliens that seemed to occur every day now. Thats how serious this had become. As a Psychology professor investigating the same thing, I liked to keep a cool head, remain rational. The focus of my research: this is nothing more than mass hysteria. Although nothing more doesnt adequately explain the ...

Keywords: Alien Contact Genetic Engineering
Blind Love

Blind Love


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

Blind Love by Wilkie Collins PREFACE IN the month of August 1889, and in the middle of the seaside holiday, a message came to me from Wilkie Collins, then, though we hoped otherwise, on his death-bed. It was conveyed to me by Mr. A. P. Watt. He told me that his son had just come from Wilkie Collins: that they had been speaking of his novel, Blind Love, then running in the Illustrated London News: that the novel was, unfortunately, unfinished: that he himself could not possibly finish it: and ...

Keywords: Conspiracies -- Fiction Domestic fiction Ireland -- Fiction Married women -- Fiction Secret societies -- Fiction Suspense fiction
Irontown Blues

Irontown Blues


John Varley

ISBN: 9781101989388
Year of publication: 2018

John Varley Irontown Blues BOOKS BY JOHN VARLEY The Ophiuchi Hotline The Persistence of Vision Picnic on Nearside formerly titled The Barbie Murders Millennium Blue Champagne Steel Beach The Golden Globe Red Thunder Mammoth Red Lightning Rolling Thunder Slow Apocalypse Dark Lightning Irontown Blues THE GAEAN TRILOGY Titan Wizard Demon The John Varley Reader: Thirty Years of Short Fiction One The dame blew into my office like a warm breeze off the Pacific. In other circumstances Id have loved to ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Alien Contact Fiction Science Fiction Space Opera
A Fair Penitent

A Fair Penitent


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

A FAIR PENITENT By Wilkie Collins Charles Pineau Duclos was a French writer of biographies and novels, who lived and worked during the first half of the eighteenth century. He prospered sufficiently well, as a literary man, to be made secretary to the French Academy, and to be allowed to succeed Voltaire in the office of historiographer of France. He has left behind him, in his own country, the reputation of a lively writer of the second class, who addressed the public of his day with fair ...

Keywords: Conversion -- Fiction English fiction Nuns -- Fiction
The Break

The Break


Sean Gabb

ISBN: 9781310247996
Year of publication: 2014

Sean Gabb THE BREAK Chapter One Though it could hold a dozen oarsmen, the longboat had a draft shallow enough to get it within a few yards of the shore. Jennifer had to clutch hard to steady herself as a sudden ebbing of the waves made it scrape on the shingle. With an easy motion, Count Robert was straight over the side. For a moment, the sea came up to his waist. Then it dropped below his knees. Come on, my Little Bear he cried in Latin. He laughed and said more, but the massive roar of the ...

Keywords: byzantium catholic church disaster apocalyptic dystopian apocalyptic Horror norman conquest police state Political thriller Satire Science Fiction st margarets time slip Young Adult
Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition

Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition


George R R Martin
David Palumbo

ISBN: 9780525619680
Year of publication: 2018

George R. R. Martin NIGHTFLYERS The Illustrated Edition WHEN JESUS OF NAZARETH HUNG DYING on his cross, the volcryn passed within a year of his agony, headed outward. When the Fire Wars raged on Earth, the volcryn sailed near Old Poseidon, where the seas were still unnamed and unfished. By the time the stardrive had transformed the Federated Nations of Earth into the Federal Empire, the volcryn had moved into the fringes of Hrangan space. The Hrangans never knew it. Like us they were children of ...

Keywords: Alien Contact novella Space Exploration
Londongrad

Londongrad


Mark Hollingsworth
Stewart Lansley

ISBN: 9780007287147
Year of publication: 2016

Mark Hollingsworth and Stewart Lansley LONDONGRAD FROM RUSSIA WITH CASH THE INSIDE STORY OF THE OLIGARCHS There are no barriers to a rich man - Russian proverb CHAPTER 1 The Man Who Knew Too Much I have dug myself into a hole and I am in too deep. I am not sure that I can dig myself out - STEPHEN CURTIS, January 2004 6.56 P.M., WEDNESDAY, 3 MARCH 2004. A brand-new white six-seater .5-million Agusta A109E helicopter lands under an overcast sky at Battersea heliport in south-west London. Waiting ...

Keywords: business and economics international

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