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Who Needs Enemies By M.C. Evans
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Jasmine and Danielle are two young women from Fayetteville, North Carolina who moved to Charlotte and made a name for themselves in the modeling industry. They have everything they ever wanted and... More > more. The question is, how far will one friend go to keep the other friend in her life? With friends so shady, who needs enemies?< Less
9 - Tom Swift and His Martian TerraVironment By Victor Appleton II
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When Swift Enterprises loses out on a contract to build a settlement on the Moon, Tom decides to turn his energies to a farther target: a self-sustaining colony on the only planet in our solar system... More > that might be safe for man, Mars. Certainly there have been robotic visits by mankind to the Red Planet before, but never a large group of humans in an Earth-like environment as Tom envisions. Enlisting the help of every Enterprises employee he can find, Tom hand-builds an incredible 1 million square foot structure to house a colony of intrepid adventurers. But, Mars is a devious planet, looking so similar to our own that people forget how treacherous it can be. And how inhospitable the outside world really is. While working on his TerraVironment structure he becomes involved in building of not one but two incredible aircraft, and finds that he and his father have two unseen enemies trying to ruin them.< Less
Inventing the Movies: Hollywood's Epic Battle Between Innovation and the Status Quo, from Thomas Edison to Steve Jobs By Scott Kirsner
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From Edison to the iPod, from the Warner Brothers to George Lucas, the story of how the movies became America’s favorite form of escapist entertainment – and retained their hold on our... More > imaginations for more than a century – is a story of innovators prevailing again and again over skeptics who prefer to preserve the status quo. Inventing the Movies unspools the never-before-told story of the innovators who shaped Hollywood: how a chance meeting at the Saratoga Race Track led to the end of black-and-white movies … how Bing Crosby brought you the VCR … how Walt Disney tamed television … how a shotgun blast signaled the end of hand-made models and the beginning of digital special effects … and how even the almighty Morgan Freeman had trouble persuading theater-owners that the Internet wasn’t their mortal enemy. Inventing the Movies is an important read not just for fans of Hollywood’s history, but for innovators trying to make change happen in any industry.< Less
King Of The Golden Sun: Trouble Down Under By Cody Burns
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Masterpiece Edition #36 - Cody comes back to life after partaking in a horrible motorcycle accident to find that he still wants to aid his Master in searching for treasure. Along the way, they... More > confront an enemy called the Evil Army who is plotting to destroy the young martial artists and everyone that they care about.< Less
Dirty Politics - Famine Times - A Trilogy of Blasphemies By Malc Cowle
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Cotton was no longer King and Manchester’s mills remained idle. The Etherow-O’Donnell and Akroyd families find themselves battling against a new enemy – a lack of work and... More > widespread starvation. Famine stalked the land as the forces of the Confederacy and the Union battled it out in a war between Americans – brother against brother – father against son. The outcome of the Civil War would determine the future of the U.S. – whether democracy and liberty would triumph, or a new Confederate States of America emerge – a separate country with a government based on chattel-slavery and despotism. Just as Americans found themselves divided, so too did the antagonistic classes in the cotton-manufacturing region of England. Once again the author skilfully weaves his weft of fiction into the warp of historical reality. An exciting read from start to finish. PUBLISHED IN SUPPORT OF THE WORKING CLASS MOVEMENT LIBRARY IN MANCHESTER'S TWIN CITY OF SALFORD.< Less
Dirty Politics - Famine Times - A Trilogy of Blasphemies By Malc Cowle
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At a time when Cotton was no longer King and the mills remained idle, the Etherow-O’Donnell and Akroyd families, together with their friends, find themselves battling against a new enemy... More > – a lack of work and widespread starvation. Famine stalked the land in the North West of England, as the forces of the Confederacy and the Union battled it out in a war between Americans – brother against brother – sister against sister. The outcome of the Civil War would determine the future of the United States – whether democracy and liberty would triumph, or a new Confederate States of America emerge – a separate country with a distinct form of government based on chattel-slavery and despotism. Just as Americans found themselves divided, so too did the antagonistic classes in the cotton-manufacturing region of England. Once again the author skilfully weaves his weft of fiction into the warp of historical reality. An exciting read from start to finish.< Less
Mary - Book 3 of the Texas Tea Trilogy By Edwy Stewart
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Mary is the story of a powerful woman in the early part of the 20th century Texas oil world. She is in the middle of an industry run by men who feel that a woman has her place and it certainly isn't... More > in the boardroom. Mary and her company, however, are too big to ignore. The industry uses ridicule, manipulation and economic blackmail to try and stop her but her intellect and resourcefulness carry her through. All her enemies aren't strangers, one member of her family wants her destruction and he almost succeeds ! While this mayhem surrounds her life she manages to find a soul mate and produce a family which, of course, vastly complicates her life. Mary succeeds in ways that are uniquely her own as her story develops. Mary is the third book of the Texas Tea Trilogy, the first volume is 'Texas Tea', the second is 'Amos'. Information on both of these novels as well as other works written by Edwy Stewart can be found at www.edwystewart.us.< Less
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
1-Tom Swift and His EnvirOzone Revivicator By Victor Appleton II
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Number 1 in the re-imagined world of Tom Swift. Tom and Swift Enterprises is challenged by the international G20 Environmental Group to come up with a solution to the incredible pollution problems... More > plaguing world-wide industries. In the process, he develops a solution to the missing ozone layer, and tries to save a small African nation from death by dehydration. But, Tom has his enemies. A mysterious group of black MIG fighters try to thwart this ozone project while an evil African dictator in an adjoining country want to stop him from saving the 'dry' African nation. Is Tom capable of pulling off a double play?< Less
SOE GROUP B SABOTAGE TRAINING HANDBOOK By Bernard O'Connor
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Following the outbreak of war in 1939, the British Intelligence Services needed a school to train agents to be infiltrated behind enemy lines in occupied Europe. Brickendonbury Manor was... More > requisitioned and run by the Secret Intelligence Service's D Section. They already had training schools in Palestine. With the formation of the Special Operations Executive in July 1940, they took over the training and Brickendonbury specialised in sabotage. George Rheam, described as the father of industrial sabotage, and fellow instructors prepared a handbook which was used by SOE trainers in similar schools overseas. Bernard O'Connor, author of numerous books on World War Two sabotage, provides a detailed foreword.< Less