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Quilts in our Family: Dakin, Richardson, Voolich By Erica Dakin Voolich
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This is a documentation of the quilts owned by the Dakin/Voolich family. The quilter who made the Richardson quilts is unknown. Most of the quilts are by Mary Alice (Smith) Dakin, who was born in... More > Kent CT in 1855 and died in Gaylordsville in 1931. The other quilts were made by Erica Voolich. There are pictures and family history background information on the quilts, on Mary Alice (Smith) Dakin, on her family, and on the Richardsons who owned their quilts.< Less
Journey of a Life Unexpected By Heidi Dakin
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Adolescence is always the hardest time growing up. The pressure is so great to be or do something better to meet the expectations around you. This book releases all my hardships as an adolescent... More > growing up. The secrets, the pressure to conform, the ideal, my will to give up, the struggle to hold on, what I did to manage, every thought written in lines of poetry to cope to add a twist to the inside everyone wanted. Sharing these to shine a beacon of light of hope to those who struggle and feel they are alone. The poetry inside is to allow others to relate and know that every struggle can be conquered. Furthermore, this book allows insight to what others may have questions to. Whether you are struggling or you know someone who is struggling, this book can allow what is lost to be found. My secrets are your secrets now.< Less
Rust By dakin Dukane
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Aluminium doesn't rust! So in 1951 when ariel photographs of an aluminium B29 that crash landed in the Arctic four years earlier clearly show the plane rusting, the US takes a keen interest,... More > especially when experts confirm no natural causes. Thoughts initially turn to Soviet involvement, then to potentially weaponising it for themselves. A party of four civilian scientists join four army engineers to investigate but when contact is lost shortly after they arrive, suspicions against Russia deepen. Even as the US tries to mount a rescue mission with only one available vessel nearby, the military send in a three man team to be their eyes on the ground and to find, kill or capture the Russians. Initial reports contain nothing of any note until the ship arrives and is promptly lost. Then their reports become darker and more disturbing leaving those back in the US floundering as to what exactly is happening and finally accepting they have only one course of action. Or do they?< Less
Rust By dakin Dukane
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Aluminium doesn't rust! So in 1951 when ariel photographs of an aluminium B29 that crash landed in the Arctic four years earlier clearly show the plane rusting, the US takes a keen interest,... More > especially when experts confirm no natural causes. Thoughts initially turn to Soviet involvement, then to potentially weaponising it for themselves. A party of four civilian scientists join four army engineers to investigate but when contact is lost shortly after they arrive, suspicions against Russia deepen. Even as the US tries to mount a rescue mission with only one available vessel nearby, the military send in a three man team to be their eyes on the ground and to find, kill or capture the Russians. Initial reports contain nothing of any note until the ship arrives and is promptly lost. Then their reports become darker and more disturbing leaving those back in the US floundering as to what exactly is happening and finally accepting they have only one course of action. Or do they?< Less
Gunn By Dakin Dukane
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The first of a series of books that introduce Walter Gunn an ordinary man or so he thought one of many in the British Expeditionary Force on mainland Europe. Volunteered for a mission just as the... More > phony war ends, Gunn, like most of the BEF, finds himself overtaken by the quickly advancing German army. Wounded by a single shot to the head retreating towards Dunkirk, Gunn's life changes as he begins to experience the unexpected abilities and powers unleashed by one bullet to his brain. Returning to England, Gunn attempts to shield his growing powers from two suspicious British army doctors and faces a new reality, struggling to return to his regiment and ultimately the war. With the aid of his newfound skills Gunn finally succeeds, returning to France on D-Day to fight across Europe to wars' end where a shocking revelation, that even he couldn't predict, awaits him. 347 pages - Approx 97K words.< Less
Gunn By dakin Dukane
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The first of a series of books that introduce Walter Gunn an ordinary man or so he thought one of many in the British Expeditionary Force on mainland Europe. Volunteered for a mission just as the... More > phony war ends, Gunn, like most of the BEF, finds himself overtaken by the quickly advancing German army. Wounded by a single shot to the head retreating towards Dunkirk, Gunn's life changes as he begins to experience the unexpected abilities and powers unleashed by one bullet to his brain. Returning to England, Gunn attempts to shield his growing powers from two suspicious British army doctors and faces a new reality, struggling to return to his regiment and ultimately the war. With the aid of his newfound abilities Gunn finally succeeds, returning to France on D-Day to fight across Europe to wars' end where a shocking revelation, that even he couldn't predict, awaits him. 347 pages - Approx 98K words.< Less
An Odd Road By Dakin DuKane
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The story of Walter Gunn’s life from his birth, through his formative years growing up in 1920’s London,. His first ever holiday, leaving school at fourteen to join his father working and... More > the odd road of how Walter ended up joining the Army just before his eighteenth birthday, a year prior to outset of World War Two. Following his fledgling Army career Walter finds himself as part of the British Expeditionary Force sent to France at the outbreak of war in September 1939, where he and the rest of the BEF are forced to endure the harsh winter weather, the boredom of the phony war and the increasing belief that the top brass don’t know what they’re doing. Culminating in the opening salvo’s of the German Blitzkrieg of May 1940 where the British forces are suddenly rapidly retreating, Walter finds himself volunteered for that fateful mission which is the beginning of ‘Gunn’. This is the second book in the Walter Gunn series and is a prequel to the successful ‘Gunn’ which chronologically follows this story.< Less
An Odd Road By Dakin Dukane
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The story of Walter Gunn’s life from his birth, through his formative years growing up with his parents and two sisters in 1920’s London,. His first ever holiday, leaving school at... More > fourteen to join his father working and the roundabout fashion of how Walter ended up joining the Army just before his eighteenth birthday. Following his fledgling Army career Walter finds himself as part of the British Expeditionary Force sent to France at the outbreak of war in September 1939, where he and the rest of the BEF are forced to endure the harsh winter weather, the boredom of the phony war and the increasing belief that the top brass don’t know what they’re doing. Culminating in the opening salvo’s of the German Blitzkrieg of May 1940 where the British forces are suddenly rapidly retreating, Walter finds himself volunteered for that fateful mission which is the beginning of ‘Gunn’. This is the second book in the Walter Gunn series and is a prequel to the successful ‘Gunn’ which chronologically follows this story.< Less
First Strike By Dakin Dukane
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The sequel to Gunn. Falkenhagen the Nazi’s most top secret factory just outside the centre of Berlin is now firmly under Russian control and has become the most heavily fortified part of... More > mainland Europe, all attempts to uncover its secrets have so far met with failure. Archivists slowly trawling through reams of Nazi documents learn of the potential existence of another final German wonder weapon. A modified V2 rocket with a new type of fuel that increased its potential range to include the United States, chillingly codenamed ‘Eagle’. Is this why Falkenhagen has been turned into a Russian fortress? Gunn and Laszlo are reluctantly tasked to find the answers, a seemingly innocent car crash switches their focus in a different direction as they begin to uncover something far more sinister, so frightening that it finally makes the intelligence community sit up and take note. Something that could not only threaten the current nervous peace in Europe but possibly the World. approx 322 pages. 80k words.< Less
First Strike By Dakin Dukane
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Sequel to Gunn, Germany December 1946. Falkenhagen the Nazi’s most top secret factory just outside the centre of Berlin is now firmly under Russian control and has become the most heavily... More > fortified part of mainland Europe, all attempts to uncover its secrets have so far met with failure. Archivists slowly trawling through reams of Nazi documents learn of the potential existence of another final German wonder weapon. A modified V2 rocket with a new type of fuel that increased its potential range to include the United States, chillingly codenamed ‘Eagle’. Is this why Falkenhagen has been turned into a Russian fortress? Gunn and Laszlo are reluctantly tasked to find the answers, a seemingly innocent car crash switches their focus in a different direction as they begin to uncover something far more sinister, so frightening that it finally makes the intelligence community sit up and take note. Something that could not only threaten the current nervous peace in Europe but possibly the World.< Less