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Land of the Gods

Land of the Gods


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Rob Jones Land of the Gods CHAPTER ONE Davis Faulkner peered over the top of his stylish browline glasses, a sinister smirk slowly taking up residence on his lean, hungry face. I like it, Josh. I like it very much. Were sure we can make this stick, right Joshua Muston gave a curt nod to the Vice President. They were sitting in the VPs formal residence at 1 Observatory Circle two miles northwest of the White House. Almost low enough to touch, a heavy bank of slate-gray cloud was skidding over the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Khost: Some Caves Are Best Left Unexplored

Khost: Some Caves Are Best Left Unexplored


Vincent Hobbes
A K Waters

ISBN: 9780985911034
Year of publication: 2013

Vincent Hobbes, A. K. Waters Khost: Some Caves Are Best Left Unexplored KHOST Written by: Vincent Hobbes Created by: AK Waters Produced by: Zulu 7 Productions Thank you for your service to the United States of America James Waddell Johnson United States Army Special Forces Dale Comstock United States Army The Delta Force Keith K. United States Naval Special Warfare A Special Thanks to Chris and Angie Wilson for their donation to the Naval Special Warfare Foundation. Also to my friends in ...

Keywords: Action Chemical Weapons Horror Military Thriller Monsters Thriller
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
Rebellion

Rebellion


Edward M Grant

ISBN: 9781927549391
Year of publication: 2018

Edward M. Grant REBELLION LEGIONNAIRE 1 CHAPTER 1 Approaching New Strasbourg, 2123 A.D. The plasteel floor of the troop shuttles passenger compartment twisted beneath Logan McCoys boots like a dinghy bucking in a stormy sea. His hard, moulded seat rose beneath him as the shuttle climbed, then the thick, black webbing straps across his chest pulled his shoulders down as the seat dropped away, and left his stomach hanging in mid-air. He closed his eyes, and tried to ignore the constant creaking ...

Keywords: Adventure Dystopian empire Foreign Legion power armor Space Marine
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
Golden State

Golden State


Ben H Winters

ISBN: 9780316505413
Year of publication: 2019

Ben H. Winters GOLDEN STATE For Irwin Hyman who built the world he wanted to live in Disclaimer Digital Galley Edition This is uncorrected advance content collected for your reviewing convenience. Please check with publisher or refer to the finished product whenever you are excerpting or quoting in a review. Part One Future n., usually the future: the set of possible events which are neither happening nor have happened but which may happen, including those possible events which will happen, but ...

Keywords: dystopia
Travesty

Travesty


Austin Aragon

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Austin Aragon TRAVESTY Authors Note Writing is fun, getting paid for it is not. Or better said, its not easy whatsoever to make money off it, and more so its not really fun to turn a passion into a job. This book was rejected by numerous agents for being too controversial in todays subjective market. Well I suspect the other side of that coin is that I am also a new author, but I do like to think that they only mean this current novel is too radical or touchynot my writing So with a dead end ...

Keywords: Military Mystery Suspense
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
Extinction 6

Extinction 6


Hosein Kouros-Mehr

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Hosein Kouros-Mehr EXTINCTION 6 For Lumi PROLOGUE IN 2066, FLOODING decimates the San Francisco Bay Area and Market Street lies under feet of ocean water. Global warming accelerates. As temperatures climb 2C in fifty years, Earths ecosystem transformsrainforests become deserts, coastal plains disappear, and topsoil turns to dust, sparking a famine that threatens billions of lives. Plant and animal species vanish as a shortage of water disrupts the economy and triggers war. For the first time in ...

Keywords: dystopia
On the Future

On the Future


Martin Rees

ISBN: 9780691180441
Year of publication: 2018

Martin Rees ON THE FUTURE PROSPECTS FOR HUMANITY PREFACE THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT THE FUTURE. I write from a personal perspective, and in three modes: as a scientist, as a citizen, and as a worried member of the human species. The books unifying theme is that the flourishing of the worlds growing population depends on the wisdom with which science and technology is deployed. Todays young people can expect to live to the end of the century. So how can they ensure that ever more powerful ...

Keywords: Civilization Future Studies Science Technology
Nuremberg's Voice of Doom

Nuremberg's Voice of Doom


Wolfe Frank

ISBN: 9781526737519
Year of publication: 2018

Wolfe Frank NUREMBERGS VOICE of DOOM THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE CHIEF INTERPRETER AT HISTORYS GREATEST TRIALS Edited by Paul Hooley DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF WOLFE FRANK INTRODUCTION In 2015 retired panel beater and paint sprayer Mike Dilliway was about to move home. During the course of clearing out his property he came across some six to eight cardboard boxes, a number of files and two briefcases crammed full of assorted papers mostly in English but some in German that he had not thought about ...

Keywords: HISTORY Military World War II
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
The Black Robe

The Black Robe


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE BLACK ROBE by Wilkie Collins BEFORE THE STORY. FIRST SCENE BOULOGNE-SUR-MER.THE DUEL. I. THE doctors could do no more for the Dowager Lady Berrick. When the medical advisers of a lady who has reached seventy years of age recommend the mild climate of the South of France, they mean in plain language that they have arrived at the end of their resources. Her ladyship gave the mild climate a fair trial, and then decided as she herself expressed it to die at home. Traveling slowly, she had ...

Keywords: Chastity Dueling -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Murder -- Fiction Priesthood -- Fiction Vow of -- Fiction

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