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The Last Gladiators: Fiancés of Death
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Early 1960s Africa was the Dark Continent of James Conrad, David Livingstone, and Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Often found in any of over 20 African nations traveller Michael Walsh identified with the... More > period with which Europe’s last gladiators would also be familiar. The dogs-of-war had worn the epaulettes of every nation. Now comrades-in-arms were veterans of the Waffen SS, The French Foreign Legion, British Parachute Regiment, Belgian, Dutch, and Irish and Swedish servicemen. Here is the real world of the men who made up the epic movie The Wild Geese. Drawn into the Congo Crisis and Biafra War of Independence, the Sudan, South Africa and Rhodesia Bush Wars the soldiers-of fortune numbered in their ranks legends as Colonel Mike Hoare, ‘Black Jack’ Schramme, veteran Colonel Bob Denard, and Major Siegfried Müller. We witness the heroic death of Marc Goosens, meet French Legionnaire Roger Faulques and ex-Hitler Youth Rolf Steiner. Never forgotten all of whom were truly the Last Gladiators of Europe.< Less
Sea to Shining Sea: The Mexican American War and the Manifest Destiny
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"Sea to Shining Sea: The Mexican American War and the Manifest Destiny" is a stand-alone sequel to Jack White’s historical novel "Ten Years In Texas". "Sea to Shining... More > Sea" is set during the years 1846 to 1848 and covers the bloody war between the two major North American powers. Jack deals with the deception and backstabbing on both sides of the Rio Grande, along with the heroic efforts of individuals who braved their lives for the Manifest Destiny. Written with the nail biting excitement of a novel, "Sea to Shining Sea" is historically accurate down to the weapons used on each side. By the end of the war the United States extended from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, with President James K. Polk doubling America’s landmass during his four years in the Oval Office. If you enjoy history you will love "Sea to Shining Sea". This historical novel is crammed full of interesting tidbits and information not found in any books covering this important moment in America‘s colorful past.< Less
FAST 3rd Edition
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FAST is more than just a set of rules, it’s a blueprint for turbocharging the fun at your next role-playing game session. FAST clears out the clutter and dispenses with the drudgery. With FAST,... More > the system quickly fades into the background, letting players and GM’s tell the kind of stories that they want to tell. Like to switch game-worlds but hate switching rules? Don’t! FAST allows you to build any kind of character—or game world—quickly and easily. It also works at any power level, from stark realism to heroic fantasy to world-shattering superheroes. The FAST RPG features simple, rules-light game mechanics, using the same easy-to-learn game mechanics—FAST dice—for every situation. When combat happens, it’s fun and quick to resolve. Options like Fate Points support cinematic storytelling, swashbuckling and feats of derring-do. So, quit rules-lawyering and get back to role-playing. Keep it simple. Keep it FAST.< Less
THE CHESSMEN OF MARS
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If you're a sci-fi fan, then you've probably heard of Edgar Rice Burroughs' famous Barsoom series of science fiction fantasy novels. Set in the “dying planet” Mars, the ten books in the... More > series portray an Earthman, John Carter and his astral journey to the Red Planet, his marriage with a native princess and his descendants. The Chessmen of Mars is the fifth book in the Barsoom set, written in 1921 and published in serial form in Argosy magazine over the period of a year. Here, John Carter's daughter Tara meets Prince Gahan of the Gathol kingdom, but takes an instant dislike to the young and fashionable man, feeling that he is just a shallow youth. However, when her vehicle breaks down in a lonely part of Barsoom and she is attacked by the ferocious Kaldanes, it takes all her wits to survive the encounter. Prince Gahan, who is actually a heroic superman in his own kingdom, but prefers to keep it a secret, arrives in time to help her.< Less
Faith and Knowledge to Overcome Chronic Master Edition
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*Includes the gruesome albeit heroic tales of the Early Christian Martyrs, and 20th century martyrdom. This book's meant to target the addict who's fallen so deep within the pits of hell they've ran... More > out of options and require upmost assistance. (the omnipotent source). Yet, it surprisingly relates and opens the eyes of anyone merely suffering from stress or depression; particularly as a cause of our deceptive society we live amongst. This book's far more than a unique and relatable approach at using Christianity, as the author understands many who don't use this path aren't in need of turning in that direction. Thereupon, F&K ft. historic/modern sociology,etc. This book attracts non-believer's unlike anything else. Written by an addict involved in the deepest levels of the life-style for 20years, this book presents an unimaginable variety of sources and topics. The time has come to toss the N/A book straight into the trash. Ft.For the Non-Believers/If God's Not Real: Christian Philosophy vs. Positive Thinking< Less
Here Lies the Truth: A Tale of Goblin Revelry
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Arriving home late one evening, Lindsay Lannigon Leppensteed is confronted by his father, who attempts to scold his young son for his tardiness. Yet, Lindsay has prepared another fantastic excuse,... More > filled with goblin abductions, swashbuckling heroics, and death-defying feats. Awed by his son’s imagination, his father sends Lindsay off to bed without reprimand. That night, Lindsay is kidnapped by goblins, whereupon he is flown to their kingdom on the back of a wookalar. There, he must earn the favor of each of the four goblin kings by way of a difficult task. If earned, Lindsay is doomed to be a meal for the goblins. Never one to shy away from a challenge, no matter the cost, Lindsay accepts these tasks. After all, his goblin adventure has played out so far exactly like the tale he told his father that night! Outsmarting these creatures would be simple. When Lindsay is presented with each task, however, they're not quite what he had expected...< Less
Time Sleuth: The Adventures of Jack Smack, Detective
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"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves" William Shakespeare The hero of time and space, a legend of great warriors in history, and someone to be reckoned with in the... More > fight against darkness, Jack Smack, Detective is a simple man who was short on giving up on life when circumstances revealed that he is the chosen Adilait of the Spirituals, an alien religious icon extraordinaire that destines him to become a heroic adventurer in the universe and fight bad guys from different points in time and space while striving to help those in need as commanded by an unknown energy force. With Jack Smack are his crew of misfit rebels and his closest friends destined to become his family. His "right hand man" and true blue sidekick is a woman named Jane Anderson who is his secretary but trained in multiple degrees of history, science, and the arts as well as varied forms of the martial arts. Jack and Jane solve many a cases in the 1980s and became legend in law enforcement circles.< Less
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