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Eagle Claw Hostage Rescue By peter dancey
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Seizure of the American hostages in Iran following the United States offer of sanctury to the Shah led President Carter to order a rescue operation under the codename Eagle Claw. From the outset the... More > plan was dogged by difficulties chiefly caused by trying to combine four different military services into an effective force to mount the rescue. Finally non-pserviceability of aircraft finally caused the attempt to be abandoned. Eagle Claw.< Less
The Fifth Hostage By Terence Strong
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He is a journalist who knows too much. She is his lover, a Norwegian press photographer who shares his deadly secret. They are held in revolution-torn Iran, and President Khomeini wants them to talk.... More > Britain is determined they should not... Their fate lies in the hands of an SAS team that must disappear into the hostile turmoil of Iran in a desperate rescue bid against the clock. A gruelling ordeal that calls for ingenuity, sacrifice and courage in a dangerous and desolate terrain - cut off from the outside world. This is a story of passions and loyalties tested to destruction as the sweeping shadow of fanaticism and terror darkens the land. "A nail biter climax" NEWCASTLE JOURNAL "No one can cram in the action like Strong" GLASGOW EVENING NEWS www.terencestrong.co.uk< Less
Isis: And Its Hostages By Mark Dawn
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The ISIS insurgency group has been taking hostages in their holy war since April 2004. Since then, they have continuously in dramatic fashion captured over 200 hostages and thousands of Iraqi... More > citizens in their area. Some of the hostages were either killed, rescued or freed. The outcome of the lives of the hostages are unpredictable but usually they are fatal. Since 2004, some of the captives were often filmed in captivity and many of them were also beheaded on film. Some, while not beheaded on film, their whereabouts cannot be found. There are various reasons they kidnap hostages which ranges from influencing foreign governments to make decisions, demanding ransom money or discouraging travel to their area.< Less
Rescuing Mattie: Lords of Kassis Book 3.1 By S. E. Smith
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Mattie Abrams gives up everything to travel to another world with the circus she loves. Jai t'Dubar never expects to find his mate among the menagerie of humans returning to his home world of Kassis.... More > When he sees the exotic beauty jog by him every instinct urges him to chase her down and claim her. When she is taken hostage, he will do anything to keep her safe. Because Mattie is his forever.< Less
Discovery By michael arndt
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Everything seemed perfect for Carrie. As a gifted student, athlete, she is the daughter of the town's premier civic leader and banker. On an early morning jog, she gets kidnapped. And held for... More > ransom. Her parents, her brother, their friends, and others join in the search for Carrie. Nothing so demented has happened before in Alva, Oklahoma.< Less
God's Country By Cara Ellison
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Julia Anderson is the first female FBI Special Agent to become a member of their elite Hostage Rescue Team. When a Top Secret experimental aircraft crashes on an anti-government militia compound in... More > Central Texas, Julia?s team is activated. Shortly after the team arrives on scene, it becomes apparent that the militia is far too sophisticated to be merely backwoods cultists. When Jon Fielding arrives on the scene of the standoff, the tension between Jon and Julia is palpable. The last place Julia expected to see her former lover and FBI Agent-in-Training was Red River, TX, but there was always more to Jon Fielding than what met the eye. From the maniacal rants of the militia leader, to the unexpected appearance of Jon, nothing is what it seems. In order to stop the militia?s catastrophic plans, Julia must put her life and the lives of her team in the hands of the man who once betrayed her.< Less
Lair of the Fox By Dan Pollock
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From an acclaimed thriller writer (Duel of Assassins, Orinoco, The Running Boy) comes an action-adventure tale Clive Cussler called “as exciting as you'll want to read.” A terrorist... More > crisis explodes in Istanbul. Fanatical Kurdish freedom fighters have seized a three-masted movie ship right on the Bosphorus. A worldwide media storm ensues. The film's glamorous leading lady contrives to swap herself for the hostages. Authorities are aghast, counter-terrorist forces assemble, and a young American diplomat, insulted by the fiery actress during delicate negotiations, vows to risk everything to become her unlikely rescuer. The N.Y. Times Book Review has called Lair of the Fox “a can't-put-down book.”< Less
MeltingPot By Karmanie Ann Hastings
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Mayhem disrupts the peaceful calm of Pisa’s Galileo Galilei International Airport when flight crew and passengers are unceremoniously dragged off into capture and held hostage for billions of... More > dollars. From this violent turmoil an unlikely heroine appears. Over sixty, overweight, but by no means over the hill, Mo Armstrong Campbell protects her international brood. But who are they? What secrets do they hold? Who is the world famous computer expert? What’s the priest’s problem? Why does the Nanny cry? Why is the pilot sleeping? A million queries, but the fundamental question is, will they be rescued or escape before their attackers finish them off? As they move at breakneck pace through the back waters surrounding Pisa and into the mercantile thoroughfare of the Mediterranean, the hostages try to come to terms with their attackers, but are left aghast when they realise that nothing short of world peace is the ransom which must be met before they can see their families again.< Less
MeltingPot By Karmanie Ann Hastings
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Mayhem disrupts the peaceful calm of Pisa’s Galileo Galilei International Airport when flight crew and passengers are unceremoniously dragged off into capture and held hostage for billions of... More > dollars. From this violent turmoil an unlikely heroine appears. Over sixty, overweight, but by no means over the hill, Mo Armstrong Campbell protects her international brood. But who are they? What secrets do they hold? Who is the world famous computer expert? What’s the priest’s problem? Why does the Nanny cry? Why is the pilot sleeping? A million queries, but the fundamental question is, will they be rescued or escape before their attackers finish them off? As they move at breakneck pace through the back waters surrounding Pisa and into the mercantile thoroughfare of the Mediterranean, the hostages try to come to terms with their attackers, but are left aghast when they realise that nothing short of world peace is the ransom which must be met before they can see their families again.< Less
Into the Scorpion's Nest By Raym Forbes
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After a successful hostage rescue Jackson Coldlake sets out to run the rapids of the Zambezi. Charlie Logan, reaches him there with a new assignment. A 240’yacht disappeared while transiting... More > the Straits of Malacca. The Misty Miser and her crew are held by radical terrorists demanding $300 Million in ransom. Logan wants Coldlake to locate the yacht and rescue the crew before the owner Benton Hanes pays out the ransom. With $300 Million to fund new terror attacks, the terrorists could cause havoc throughout Indonesia and the surrounding nations. To recover the hostages Coldlake and his team must head into Aceh Province on the northern tip of Sumatra, a training ground and hotbed of terrorist activity in Indonesia. The area known as The Scorpion’s Nest. It is a deadly assignment. One they may not survive without the help of Logan and a contract killer with the unlikely name of Dogger Stone. Spellbinding Action!< Less