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A Capital Offense By Ross R. Olney
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Congressman Buck Landson from Ohio is a fan of big time auto racing, including, of course, the famous Indy 500, so he is concerned when terrorists threaten a major disruption of the next race on... More > Memorial Day weekend. The race is, everybody agrees, a major American event, perfect for a strike by a terrorist. Landson is also pals with Jim Phillips, son of James Phillips, founder and owner of vast Dresden Industries of Indianapolis, a company deeply involved in medical and space research, holography, and other cutting edge sciences, and major sponsor of one of the cars in the race. Jim Phillips, in fact, will serve on the pit crew of the Dresden racer. Amil Nazhar is the one chosen to make the mighty statement with a bomb that will kill thousands of race fans at the Indianapolis Speedway on race day. "A Capital Offense" builds to a stunning conclusion that directly involves Landson, the Phillips, Nazhar, and other characters including Landson's new wife, Kathryn D'Angelo.< Less
Shudders! By Ross R. Olney
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Ten past masters of writing ghost stories are featured in this collection of horror stories. Edited by well known author Ross R. Olney.
Project New World By Ross R. Olney
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Captain Marty Branson, commander of Project New World, and Dr. Linda Latham, designer of "Mother Goose," met, fell in love, then faced being apart for many years, but within a few miles of... More > each other. They did the best they could with humanoids and holograms, but then, to complete their mission, they had to agree with broken hearts to be separated for good. Throughout, they faced the evil plans of Senator Hal Villor. With help from Admiral Sam Boone, Captain Will "Bull" O'Leary, and Captain Jeff Hollings, they proceeded on their long journey to Aden, rather than to Krakor IV, to form a new colony.< Less
Slap Shot!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Hockey is a hard-hitting, beautiful, bloody, exciting, bruising,stunning game and at the top level it is a ballet. Very few of the thousands of young players who dream of it ever make it to the... More > National Hockey League, and then very few of them become super stars, the best in the business, in the history of the sport. Most of these dynamic players are retired or gone now, but their spirit lives on with the teams where they played and in the rinks where they skated. In most of those rinks, their names are displayed high up in the rafters, and most of them have their names engraved on one of the rings of the famous Stanley Cup. This book tells of their lives, their love of their game, and where they are now.< Less
SLAP SHOT!! Yesterday's Great Hockey Heroes By Ross R. Olney
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Pro hockey games are exciting, beautiful, ugly, graceful, bone breaking, frantic, bloody, sometimes like a ballet and always unpredictable. A losing team wins. A Stanley Cup team loses. A star player... More > misses a key goal. A rookie wins with an amazing shot. In SLAP SHOT!! twelve of the best, most famous players ever in the game are discussed. Some are now gone, some are still living, all are retired but many are still involved in the great game they love, a game loved by more and more millions of fans throughout the world. (Cover photo by author)< Less
They Said It Couldn't Be Done By Ross R. Olney
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Although some of them have been surpassed, these were the first great construction marvels. Other engineers, experts, people from every walk of life, said these projects would be impossible, doomed... More > to failure. The planned Empire State Building would simply sink into the ground. The great Hoover Dam would crack and drown millions of people, the Gateway Arch would never stand up, the Holland Tunnel would almost certainly flood and drown thousands, the roof of the Astrodome would collapse, and on and on. The builders who created these mighty memorials were certain their projects would stand for generations, for centuries. These are the stories of the brave, brilliant men who created these construction miracles. They are all still standing, still serving man. Into the distant future it is very likely that people will marvel at the great faces on Mount Rushmore, and wonder how such a backward society could create such a memorial even if they don't know who these faces are.< Less
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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Every soldier, if he or she is captured, knows it is their duty to try to escape. Although not all prisoners of war do try to escape, those who do know that they are still in the battle because they... More > are forcing the enemy to use extra troops and time to try to recapture them. In every war, there are then a few POW's who make a dangerous crusade out of escaping. They are driven to escape. They are desperate to return to action. This book is about some of the prisoners who were the most enthusiastic about doing their duty. Their duty was to escape. This book is dedicated to them.< Less
Great Prisoner of War Escapes By Ross R. Olney
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In every war it is the duty of prisoners who have been captured by the enemy to attempt to escape. When a prisoner escapes from a prisoner of war camp, the guards and the army must spend extra time... More > and man power to recapture them. This helps the prisoners cause, even though he is no longer in battle action. In this book, the story of some of the "incorrigble" prisoners from several wars and several nationalities are featured. These prisoners wouldn't stop trying to escape, except for one unusual case. They planned and planned and worked and worked to escape. They were doing their duty, although in some cases they paid with their lives.< Less
DANIK! A Holocaust Survivor - The True Story of David Kalma (David Zaid) By Ross R. Olney
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David Zaid survived the extermination of Jews in Poland ordered by Adolph Hitler and went on to become a hero in the Israeli army. His voice is now stilled, but with this book he continues to speak... More > out against the holocaust-deniers who insist that the atrocities never happened. Zaid lived through it, and knows the truth. And if he ever questioned his own courage while hiding from the murderous Nazis and equally murderous Polish farmers in a Polish forest, the questions were answered in the Israeli wars as he fought in hand to hand combat for his beloved new homeland. He survived once again, and saw his final dream come true when he, along with his wife and two sons, became American citizens.< Less