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TARZAN THE TERRIBLE By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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In the previous novel, during the early days of World War I, Tarzan discovered that his wife Jane was not killed in a fire set by German troops, but was in fact alive. In this novel two months have... More > gone by and Tarzan is continuing to search for Jane. He has tracked her to a hidden valley called Pal-ul-don, which means "Land of Men." In Pal-ul-don Tarzan finds a real Jurassic Park filled with dinosaurs, notably the savage Triceratops-like Gryfs, which unlike their prehistoric counterparts are carnivorous. The lost valley is also home to two different races of tailed human-looking creatures, the Ho-don (hairless and white skinned) and the Waz-don (hairy and black-skinned). Tarzan befriends Ta-den, a Ho-don warrior, and Om-at, the Waz-don chief of the tribe of Kor-ul-ja. In this new world he becomes a captive but so impresses his captors with his accomplishments and skills that they name him Tarzan-Jad-Guru (Tarzan the Terrible), which is the name of the novel< Less
Breathe of the Flesh By Jack Allen
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It’s 1942, the middle of WWII. New York City is filthy with German spies. But the Abwher, the intelligence branch of the Nazi military, has a special mission for its most lethal and dangerous... More > spy, and it has nothing to do with his passion for girls. Breathe of the Flesh is a WWII period espionage novel about FBI agent Thomas Leopard’s tragic descent into failure and loss. He is drinking and suicidal, selfish, loathsome and hateful. And he has a killer loose in his city, a killer who favors innocent teenage girls. This killer is the German spy “Der Tiger”, a man who has a taste for fresh blood in his coffee. He has been dormant up to that point of the war, when he comes up with his own plan to go to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington D.C. and steal the printing plates for U.S. currency. When he learns how closely he has been stalked and nearly caught by Leopard, Leopard’s own daughter becomes Der Tiger’s next target.< Less
Antique White House #1 SATURNALIA By Diana Sasse
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What would our world look like if the Middle Ages had never happened? President John F. Kennedy rules the United Territories of America, a world similar to our 19th Century full of horse-drawn... More > carriages, sail boats, and magic. JFK follows the religion of his own ethnic roots: Irish-Celtic paganism. He's married to four women and two men. Yes, the lack of Christian expansion into the Western hemisphere means a whole different set of morals, ethics, and rules of conduct. Even so, Kennedy is as kind and caring as ever, so don't mistake this work for an anti-Kennedy parody. In the first book, Saturnalia, JFK and his family are invited the celebrate the Saturnalia holiday at the German emperor's Bavarian castle. But things go very, very wrong in this delightful adventure full of imagination and unexpected details. In 2003, the original German print version of this graphic novel was awarded the ICOM prize for "best story".< Less
Antique White House #1 SATURNALIA By Diana Sasse
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What would our world look like if the Middle Ages had never happened? President John F. Kennedy rules the United Territories of America, a world similar to our 19th Century full of horse-drawn... More > carriages, sail boats, and magic. JFK follows the religion of his own ethnic roots: Irish-Celtic paganism. He's married to four women and two men. Yes, the lack of Christian expansion into the Western hemisphere means a whole different set of morals, ethics, and rules of conduct. Even so, Kennedy is as kind and caring as ever, so don't mistake this work for an anti-Kennedy parody. In the first book, Saturnalia, JFK and his family are invited the celebrate the Saturnalia holiday at the German emperor's Bavarian castle. But things go very, very wrong in this delightful adventure full of imagination and unexpected details. In 2003, the original German print version of this graphic novel was awarded the ICOM prize for "best story".< Less
The Amber Witch By Wilhelm Meinhold
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The Amber Witch might me called the "Amber Witch Project," not because it's a classic German Gothic novel, but that it was a complete hoax. Set during the Thirty Years' War, the Amber Witch... More > manuscript was supposedly written by the Rev. Abraham Schweidler, a pure and honest man, whose only child Maria might (or might not) be burned at the stake in a heinous plot devised by a dastardly Sheriff. He accuses her of witchcraft and a trial is held (and I shall'nt ruin the ending despite it being faked). Meinhold had written the Amber Witch as a ploy against certain claimants who suggested that the Old and New Testaments were written based on actual historical documents. When it was first published, nearly all German critics believed it to be true. This was further flamed by its English translations, which sparked a whole new set of fans and theorists of the work's authenticity. When Meinhold finally admitted to the hoax, it caused a big stir, and he lashed into the biblical historians with great lavish.< Less
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AN AFFAIR OF STATE: A Gourmet Mystery in Eight Courses By Robert Benedetti
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AN AFFAIR OF STATE first appeared in play form and ran over a year in Chicago. The story follows a banquet served in the British Governor's mansion on the Island of Cyprus on the night before the... More > outbreak of WWI, where a secret treaty that may avert war will be delivered to an unknown Austrian courier. When a leading German correspondent is found murdered, a number of other intrigues come to light. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a single course of the dinner as these plots interweave and move toward a violent and surprising climax. Recipes for each dish from the classic Escoffier cookbook are included. Benedetti's first novel, The Long Italian Goodbye, received high praise from authors and critics such as Adriana Trigiani, Ernest Gaines, and Ron McLarty, and Richard Christiansen of the Chicago Tribune.< Less
AN AFFAIR OF STATE: A Gourmet Mystery in Eight Courses By Robert Benedetti
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AN AFFAIR OF STATE first appeared in play form and ran over a year in Chicago. The story follows a banquet served in the British Governor's mansion on the Island of Cyprus on the night before the... More > outbreak of WWI, where a secret treaty that may avert war will be delivered to an unknown Austrian courier. When a leading German correspondent is found murdered, a number of other intrigues come to light. Each chapter of the book is devoted to a single course of the dinner as these plots interweave and move toward a violent and surprising climax. Recipes for each dish from the classic Escoffier cookbook are included. Benedetti's first novel, The Long Italian Goodbye, received high praise from authors and critics such as Adriana Trigiani, Ernest Gaines, and Ron McLarty, and Richard Christiansen of the Chicago Tribune.< Less
Queen of the Air By Joseph Stuhl
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From Margot Fonteyn’s longest and closest friend in America, Joseph Stuhl, comes a novel about mystery, intrigue, conviction and romance from the 1930s through the end of World War II. The... More > story, told in the refined voice of high-Victorian English, follows the life of Remo, the single child of a refugee mother, who runs from the German village of his youth to become the blacksmith’s assistant for the traveling circus. Twists of fate and his great physical beauty lead him to become the intimate assistant of The Great Adrienne—most famous aerialist of her time and legend of all time. An unknown French painter had convinced her to sit for a portrait, and the result was a masterpiece that launched his rise as the most famous painter of his time. The painting mysteriously disappears for decades, and does not turn up again until the death of its subject, Adrienne, who has lied about it, except in her will.< Less
Queen of the Air By Joseph Stuhl
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From Margot Fonteyn’s longest and closest friend in America, Joseph Stuhl, comes a novel about mystery, intrigue, conviction and romance from the 1930s through the end of World War II. The... More > story, told in the refined voice of high-Victorian English, follows the life of Remo, the single child of a refugee mother, who runs from the German village of his youth to become the blacksmith’s assistant for the traveling circus. Twists of fate and his great physical beauty lead him to become the intimate assistant of The Great Adrienne—most famous aerialist of her time and legend of all time. An unknown French painter had convinced her to sit for a portrait, and the result was a masterpiece that launched his rise as the most famous painter of his time. The painting mysteriously disappears for decades, and does not turn up again until the death of its subject, Adrienne, who has lied about it, except in her will.< Less

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