Keywords: fic

Power Play

Power Play


Rick Campbell

ISBN: 9781250231116
Year of publication: 2019

Rick Campbell Power Play AMERICAN CHARACTERS UNITED STATES ADMINISTRATION Kevin Hardison chief of staff Christine OConnor national security advisor Bill DuBose Colonel senior military aide USS MICHIGAN Ohio class guided missile submarine Crew Murray Wilson Captain Commanding Officer Charlie Eaton Lieutenant Navigator Clif Bradley Lieutenant Junior Officer Jeff Porteous Lieutenant Junior Officer USS MICHIGANSEAL Detachment John McNeil Commander SEAL Team Commander Jake Harrison ...

Keywords: Fiction Military Submarine Fiction Technological Technothriller Thriller
Primordia 3: The Lost World—Re-Evolution

Primordia 3: The Lost World—Re-Evolution


Greig Beck

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Greig Beck Primordia 3: The Lost WorldRe-Evolution Time is like a road with infinite intersections and our travels along it are influenced by events, choice and luck. Some of these roads run parallel and others diverge greatly, and if we were to go back and choose another, then our lives, and perhaps millions of others, would be changed forever. Greig Beck, Primordia III PROLOGUE Re-Evolution: 001 The changes were so small at first that most people didnt even notice. The brilliant red northern ...

Keywords: Adventure Creatures Science Fiction
The Moonstone

The Moonstone


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE MOONSTONE A Romance by Wilkie Collins PROLOGUE THE STORMING OF SERINGAPATAM 1799 Extracted from a Family Paper I address these lineswritten in Indiato my relatives in England. My object is to explain the motive which has induced me to refuse the right hand of friendship to my cousin, John Herncastle. The reserve which I have hitherto maintained in this matter has been misinterpreted by members of my family whose good opinion I cannot consent to forfeit. I request them to suspend their ...

Keywords: Country homes -- Fiction East Indians -- England -- Fiction England -- Fiction Jewelry theft -- Fiction Mystery fiction Police -- England -- Fiction
Raven Stratagem

Raven Stratagem


Yoon Ha Lee

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Praise for Ninefox Gambit The story is dense, the pace intense, and the delicate East Asian flavoring of the math-rich setting might make it seem utterly alien to many readersyet metaphors for our own world abound. Readers willing to invest in a steep learning curve will be rewarded with a tight-woven, complicated but not convoluted, breathtakingly original space opera. And since this is only the first book of the Machineries of Empire trilogy, its the start of what looks to be a wild ride. N. ...

Keywords: Science Fiction
The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE LAW AND THE LADY by Wilkie Collins NOTE: ADDRESSED TO THE READER. IN offering this book to you, I have no Preface to write. I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction. Be pleased, then, to remember First: That the actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason. Secondly: That we are by no means always in the habit of bestowing our love on the objects ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Married people -- Fiction Mystery fiction
The Guilty River

The Guilty River


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

THE GUILTY RIVER by Wilkie Collins CHAPTER I ON THE WAY TO THE RIVER FOR reasons of my own, I excused myself from accompanying my stepmother to a dinner-party given in our neighborhood. In my present humor, I preferred being aloneand, as a means of getting through my idle time, I was quite content to be occupied in catching insects. Provided with a brush and a mixture of rum and treacle, I went into Fordwitch Wood to set the snare, familiar to hunters of moths, which we call sugaring the trees. ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Families -- Fiction Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
The Frozen Deep

The Frozen Deep


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE FROZEN DEEP by Wilkie Collins First Scene The Ball-room Chapter 1. The date is between twenty and thirty years ago. The place is an English sea-port. The time is night. And the business of the moment isdancing. The Mayor and Corporation of the town are giving a grand ball, in celebration of the departure of an Arctic expedition from their port. The ships of the expedition are two in numberthe Wanderer and the Sea-mew. They are to sail in search of the Northwest Passage on the next day, with ...

Keywords: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Wilderness survival -- Fiction
MJ-12: Endgame

MJ-12: Endgame


Michael J Martinez

ISBN: 9781597809719
Year of publication: 2018

Michael J. Martinez MJ-12: Endgame Books by Michael J. Martinez The Daedalus Series The Daedalus Incident The Enceladus Crisis The Venusian Gambit The Gravity of the Affair novella MAJESTIC-12 MJ-12: Inception MJ-12: Shadows MJ-12: Endgame Dedication This ones for Sara. Thanks for believing. Authors Note As with the other books in the MAJESTIC-12 series, this novel includes viewpoints and commentary in keeping with the early Cold War era of the setting. Thus, youll find characters dealing with ...

Keywords: Area 51 Espionage Fantasy Fiction Historical Majestic 12 Paranormal Supernatural Thriller
Operation: Loch Ness

Operation: Loch Ness


William Meikle

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

William Meikle Operation: Loch Ness - 1 - The remains a mlange of blood, guts, shattered bone, and fur were strewn over a 10-yard circle on the rocks above the diving pool, but it was clear that other parts were noticeable by their absence. The head lay with an astonished expression on its face, looking up from where it was wedged in a rocky hollow, but there was no sign of one foreleg, one rear leg, and many of the internal organs. Wheres the rest of it Captain John Banks asked. The man at ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Creature Horror Loch Ness Science Fiction Thriller
Operation: Amazon

Operation: Amazon


William Meikle

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

William Meikle Operation: Amazon - 1 - Ill give you this much, Cap, Wiggins said from the belly of the flat-bottomed boat, you sure know how to show a girl a good time. Captain John Banks swiped half a dozen lazy black flies away from his face, wiped sweat from his brow for the fourth time in as any minutes, and turned his gaze away from the river. Wiggins and McCally were in the process of brewing up a pot of tea on the portable solid fuel stove from the privates kit bag. What are you moaning ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Amazon Creature Horror Science Fiction Thriller
Poseidon's Ransom

Poseidon's Ransom


Philip Caine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Philip Caine Poseidons Ransom Prologue Autumn 2013 The Philippines It felt as though his face was on fire. The pain was unbelievable. The surgeon, reputedly the best in the Far East, had explained the procedures and outlined the issues during the post-op period. But Greg Stoneham had not expected anything as painful as this. The morphine helped a lot. But he was concerned he may become dependent and chose to bear the pain as much as possible, taking short periods of relief with the effective ...

Keywords: MI6 Royal Navy Submarine Fiction Submarines Terrorism Thriller
The Zhukov Briefing

The Zhukov Briefing


Antony Trew

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Antony Trew The Zhukov Briefing There has been nothing in the past 20 years which has upset the balance of power so violently and so fundamentally as the emergence of the Soviet Union as the second largest naval power in the world, with a navy nearly twice as numerous as the combined navies of Britain, France, West Germany, Italy and Japan. This navy has become a force able to take part in any kind of war Russia desires, from an all-out nuclear conflict, to gun-running on behalf of local ...

Keywords: Military Thriller Shipwrecks Submarine Fiction Submarines Thriller
How Beer Saved the World

How Beer Saved the World


Irene Radford
G David Nordley
Phyllis Irene Radford
Brenda W Clough
Bob Brown
Nancy Jane Moore
Frog Jones
Esther Jones
Bruce Taylor
Mark J Ferrari
Shannon Page
Joyce Reynolds-Ward
Laurel Anne Hill
Clayton J Callahan
Barb Caffrey
Manny Frishberg
Chris Wong Sick Hong

ISBN: 9780615920115
Year of publication: 2013

HOW BEER SAVED THE WORLD An Esoteric Anthology Edited by Phyllis Irene Radford Introduction How Beer Saved the World Phyllis Irene Radford, Editor And on the eighth day God created Beer. Beer is what separates humans from animals unless you have too much beer. Seriously anthropologists, archeologist, and sociologist seem to think that when humans first emerged on earth as human they possessed fire, language, a sense of spirituality, and beer. Some nice folks at the Discovery Channel proved it. ...

Keywords: Humor Science Fiction
The Fallen Leaves

The Fallen Leaves


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

THE FALLEN LEAVES By Wilkie Collins To CAROLINE Experience of the reception of The Fallen Leaves by intelligent readers, who have followed the course of the periodical publication at home and abroad, has satisfied me that the design of the work speaks for itself, and that the scrupulous delicacy of treatment, in certain portions of the story, has been as justly appreciated as I could wish. Having nothing to explain, and so far as my choice of subject is concerned nothing to excuse, I leave my ...

Keywords: London (England) -- Fiction Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
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

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