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Dingo Trapper By Philip Fitzpatrick
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The 1930s in Central Australia; deep in the throes of the Great Depression desperate men struggle to survive. Among them are the dingo trappers – the doggers. Paid 7/6d by the government for... More > every dingo scalp they can trap or trade with the Aborigines they penetrate deep into the deserts. To protect themselves they form liaisons with Aboriginal women with inevitable consequences. Enter the missionaries in what they see as a last ditch attempt to save the wild tribes. The scene is set for conflict that only one side can win. Among the victims of this war are the half caste offspring of the doggers, rounded up by the police and shipped off to orphanages in the south; they are the stolen generations. When Tjulki O’Shea, a half caste girl, rescues the dogger, Martin McCarthy, after he has been speared, the couple set out to make a life together. Their struggle to stay together is played out against the back drop of this little known period in Australian history.< Less
Along The Watchtower By Richard Hernaman Allen
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1974. Nick and Rosemary Storey are seconded to the EU as national experts in an anti-fraud unit. At an EEC-Soviet conference, a Latvian Customs official seeks EEC help to tackle heroin smuggling from... More > Soviet Central Asia through Riga. After an unsuccessful search in Tilbury, Nick and Rosemary, while visiting Rotterdam Customs, encourage them to search another Soviet ship. After a package of heroin is dropped covertly off the side, surveillance picks up a Turkish immigrant, who leads the authorities to a complicated network of Soviet organisations involved in unofficial heroin smuggling. As this is unwound, Nick and Rosemary have to make a perilous visit to Riga to extricate the ringleader. “Along the Watchtower” is the fourth published book in a series of detective stories set in Customs & Excise by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
The Wreck of the Grosvenor : Volume III (Illustrated) By William Clark Russell
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“There was every appearance of a south-westerly wind. The coast of France, which had been standing high and shining upon the horizon on the port bow, and so magnified by the clear northerly air... More > that you could discern, even at that distance, the dim emerald sheen of the upper slopes and the streaky shadows thrown by projecting points and elbows on the white ground, was fast fading, though the sun still stood within an hour of its setting beyond the bleak Foreland. The north wind, which had rattled us with an acre of foam at our bows right away down the river, and had now brought us well abreast of the Gull lightship, was dropping fast. There was barely enough air to keep the royals full, and the ship's number, which I had just hoisted at the peak—a string of gaudy flags which made a brilliant figure against the white canvas of the spanker—shook their folds sluggishly.”< Less
The Grey Cloak By Harold MacGrath
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Sixteenth century France was an exciting and turbulent setting for the story of The Grey Cloak. It was an especially good time to be alive if you were young, handsome, rich, titled and highly... More > regarded by the French Court. The Chevalier du Cevennes was all of those, but he was about to discover that everything could change in a matter of minutes. First the Chevalier is banned from Paris, and then a falling-out with his father leaves him penniless...and worse. He takes ship and sails to the North American continent, New France. In Quebec he drops his title and is known only as Monsieur du Cevennes. Adventure follows adventure, and this story has more twists and turns than the back alleys of Paris. Can love be in Monsieur du Cevennes future? Will his title and fortunes be returned to him? Will he be reconciled with his father? The answer to these and many more questions will be found in the The Grey Cloak, a novel torn from the pages of history.< Less
Where Once The Faithful Rise By Jennifer Kirk
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The search through the past and the future grows ever more earnest. The Psychics have found the clues to the future, and know that time is short to keep their knew-found knowledge secret from the... More > High Lords. But it will not remain that way for long. They must get to the lost planet and the secrets of the Orb before the agents of the High Lords have their way. On the nameless planet, unaware of the fevered hunt that is triangulating ever closer to them, the secrets of the Orb are slowly revealing themselves in this race against time to the unknown future that lies ahead. As the ships drop from the skies can the Shibboleth be made whole again? And will the High Lords be able to take from all around them the secrets of the Orb; to be used in their conquest of all of known space?< Less
The World War II Shipboard Journal of CPO Charles Joseph Sullivan By USS Wisconsin Radio Club
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CPO Charles Joseph Sullivan was Chief Boatswain's Mate and Master-At-Arms onboard the Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) for the duration of the ship's involvement in World War II. He kept a... More > meticulous daily journal of all of the onboard activities that he observed. This book contains a transcript of his entire journal with key events annotated, including photographs from his personal collection. His journal starts when the Wisconsin departed the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. After transiting the Panama Canal, the Wisconsin steamed to Pearl Harbor and beyond into some of the most important naval engagements of the war. CPO Sullivan saw his ship attacked by Japanese aircraft, including Kamikazes. The Wisconsin bombarded Formosa, Luzon, Okinawa, and the Japanese mainland. Sullivan was there the whole time - 105,831 miles worth and 1,562 sixteen-inch shells fired - from the day the Wisconsin was commissioned until the day she dropped anchor in Tokyo Bay at war’s end. It's documented here, in his own words.< Less
The Negrito By Jaisa MCclain
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Characters Tessa: A cowgirl/gymnastic who grow up with a single mom. She grow up poor and had to drop out of school to help pay for her brother and mom, so they could eat and he could go to school.... More > She has always wanted someone to love and be with for the rest of her life. She is sweet, caring and not afraid to tell you. What she thinks about you. Alexander: A pirate who grow up in a single mom house hold. All he wanted was to kill his father. He never wanted love or anything to with it. This book is based off the Negrito, captained by legendary Pacific pirate Black Eye Dan. According to legend the Negrito went vanished in 1708 and was found in 2014. Aboard the ship the divers found a large number of gold and jade artifacts, along with over 100 barrels of moonshine, the remains of Captain, Crewmember’s and a woman. No one knows who the woman is but all the men were wanted and known. BEWARE THERE IS BAD LANGUAGE IN THIS BOOK BUT NO SEX!< Less
Death Ball By Eddie Ruzzi
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In this science fiction novel, a framed and imprisoned war hero must participate in a deadly competition in order to clear his name and reclaim his life. Tosin Luval, once a distinguished officer... More > in the System Guard, the military force overseeing law and order in a binary star system named Rey-Lin is amazed by how quickly and completely his life has changed. Set up to take the fall by corrupt politicians on the High Council who have been bribed by an evil crime lord named Maytor Dax, he has been sentenced to life on the prison moon of Drotham while his wife and child have been kidnapped. His only option is to play a potentially fatal game to win his freedom. With help from some convicted teammates, the pilot must compete against other ships to drop a metal sphere into the nulling ring. But the ball is a bomb and they have a limited window before it explodes and kills them all. Only time will tell if Tosin and can survive the game, prove his innocence, then get his life and family back.< Less
Death Ball By Eddie Ruzzi
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In this science fiction novel, a framed and imprisoned war hero must participate in a deadly competition in order to clear his name and reclaim his life. Tosin Luval, once a distinguished officer... More > in the System Guard, the military force overseeing law and order in a binary star system named Rey-Lin is amazed by how quickly and completely his life has changed. Set up to take the fall by corrupt politicians on the High Council who have been bribed by an evil crime lord named Maytor Dax, he has been sentenced to life on the prison moon of Drotham while his wife and child have been kidnapped. His only option is to play a potentially fatal game to win his freedom. With help from some convicted teammates, the pilot must compete against other ships to drop a metal sphere into the nulling ring. But the ball is a bomb and they have a limited window before it explodes and kills them all. Only time will tell if Tosin and can survive the game, prove his innocence, then get his life and family back.< Less