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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
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
Hands in the Dark

Hands in the Dark


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1932

Maxwell Grant Hands in the Dark CHAPTER I The strange characters of the cryptic message were a blood red hue. They were vivid and mysterious beneath the oval light of the desk lamp. A dead mans message Reynold Barker looked about him as he spoke. The silence of his gloomy surroundings worried him. His fingers trembled. The paper crinkled. Even that slight sound was startling. The dark-paneled walls of the room were oppressive to Reynold Barker. He felt that he was in their grip that he could ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Mobsmen On The Spot

The Mobsmen On The Spot


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1932

Maxwell Grant The Mobsmen On The Spot CHAPTER I THUGS IN THE NIGHT SIX men sat sullen and silent in the old touring car as it rumbled swiftly through the night-shrouded street. With curtains tightly drawn, the car twisted between elevated pillars, turned sharply to the right, and then, skidding, slued about, broadside to the road, before a row of sinister-looking houses. The heavy-set man, who sat beside the driver up front, grunted. His coat collar was turned up. His hat was jammed over his ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Silent Seven

The Silent Seven


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1932

Maxwell Grant The Silent Seven THE SILENT SEVEN was originally published in the February, 1932 issue of The Shadow Magazine. This is only the seventh of the 325 Shadow magazine stories to be published, and as such the character of The Shadow isnt fully realized yet. But its still an amazing story, so good it was selected for reprint in paperback form, in the early 1970s. The story you are being offered, however, is not the paperback reprint version. This is the complete, unedited magazine ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Death Tower

The Death Tower


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

Maxwell Grant The Death Tower CHAPTER I. THE PURPLE SAPPHIRE THE doorman of the Marimba Apartments on Park Avenue stared long and hard at the face of the stranger. As the man turned in toward the apartment entrance, the doorman uttered a stifled exclamation. There was something about the visitors appearance to startle any one. The features of the gentleman were haggard with fear, terror-torn and gray, and his lips trembled in spite of his efforts to keep hold on himself. It was fully five ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
Gangdom's Doom

Gangdom's Doom


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

Maxwell Grant Gangdoms Doom As originally published in The Shadow Magazine, December 1931 CHAPTER I AN INTERRUPTED FLIGHT TWO MEN sat facing each other in a luxurious penthouse atop one of the Boulevards newer apartment houses. One was pale and nervous. His face twitched as he puffed his cigar with great rapidity. His companion was a sharp contrast. Short, chubby-faced, and calm, he bore the air of a man who seldom became perturbed. The roar of Chicagos night traffic seemed far away, yet it ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
The Red Menace

The Red Menace


Maxwell Grant

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1931

Maxwell Grant The Red Menace As originally published in The Shadow Magazine, November 1931 CHAPTER I A DESPERATE FLIGHT A TAXICAB stopped at a corner in upper Manhattan. As it pulled to the curb, the passenger thrust his hand through the open window beside the driver and pressed a ten-dollar bill into the taximans glove. Keep the change, came a low, quick voice with a foreign accent. Keep the change, and drive away. Tell no one that you brought me here. Before the astonished driver could reply, ...

Keywords: Hard-Boiled Pulp Fiction
Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor

Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor


Bard Constantine

ISBN: 173140672
Year of publication: 2018

Bard Constantine Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor Other Books in the Havenworld Universe Havenworld Silent Empire The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
Havenworld

Havenworld


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Bard Constantine Havenworld Other Books in the Havenworld Universe The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Silent Empire After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of mankind survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm ...

Keywords: Dystopian Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction
Nimrod Squad

Nimrod Squad


Bard Constantine

ISBN: 9781091821859
Year of publication: 2019

Bard Constantine Nimrod Squad A Havenworld Novel Other Books in the Havenworld Universe Havenworld Silent Empire The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of humanity. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed ...

Keywords: Dieselpunk Dystopian Science Fiction Steampunk
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

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The Most Dangerous Dame

The Most Dangerous Dame


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Bard Constantine The Most Dangerous Dame After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of mankind survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However the new age was not the type the architects envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm resurfaced, and the Havens quickly became quagmires of political and economic conflict that threatened to destroy the future envisioned by the Havens ...

Keywords: Detective Dieselpunk Dystopia Hard-Boiled Noir Science Fiction
Little White Bird

Little White Bird


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Bard Constantine Little White Bird After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of mankind survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However the new age was not the type that the architects had envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm had resurfaced, and the Havens quickly became quagmires of political and economic conflict that threatened to destroy the future envisioned by the ...

Keywords: Dieselpunk Noir Science Fiction

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