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The Destroyer: A Tale of International Intrigue By Burton Egbert Stevenson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Burton Egbert Stevenson (1872–1962) was an American author,... More > anthologist, and librarian. He was born in Chillicothe, Ohio on 9 November 1872, and attended Princeton University 1890–1893. He married Elizabeth Shepard Butler (1869–1960) in 1895. He died 13 May 1962 and was buried in Chillicothe, Ohio.While at Princeton, Stevenson was a correspondent for United Press and for the New York Tribune. He was city editor for the Chillicothe Daily News (1894–1898), and worked for the Daily Advertiser (1898–1899).Stevenson became director of the Chillicothe public library in 1899 and held that position for 58 years.Stevenson was well known for his war efforts. At Camp Sherman, located in Chillicothe, Ohio, he established a library of 40,000 volumes and 22 branches. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burton_Egbert_Stevenson< Less
The Destroyer: A Tale of International Intrigue By Burton Egbert Stevenson
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Mysterious explosions are not all uncommon phenomena. Going back a few years, an event which attracted the attention of the entire word, the sudden blowing up of the French battleship La Liberte has... More > never been cleared up. In a novel of great originality, Mr. Stevenson advances a theory of much plausibility as to the reason for this explosion.< Less
International Intrigue - An Irene Devlin Mystery By Mary McCauley
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Irene Devlin takes her final covert mission to Europe. Her previous to Capri was danger-filled. She is assured she will be in no danger, unfortunately, from the greeting of the flight attendant she... More > encounters intense series of it in London, Paris and Southern France. Can Phil Grant protect hurt or is he one of the dangers< Less
THE SPIES WHO CAME BACK TO THE COLD: An Icelandic saga of secret agents, intelligence agencies, deception, political intrigue and international diplomacy during the Second World War By Bernard O'Connor
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During the Second World War, the German Intelligence Service infiltrated specially-trained agents into Iceland to collect military, naval, aviation and meteorological intelligence to be transmitted... More > back to Hamburg by wireless or secret writing. Some agents managed to evade capture for a few weeks but most handed themselves into the authorities shortly after landing. Sent to London for interrogation by MI5, rather than be executed as enemy spies, they revealed their life stories and provided details of their training, their instructors and how they were infiltrated. They included Olev Saetrang, Ib Riis, Sigurjon Jonsson, Jens Palsson, Peter Thomsen aka Jens Fridriksson, Larus Thorsteinsson, Einar Sigvaldason, Magnus Gudbjornsson, Sverrir Matthiasson, Ernst Fresenius, Sigurdur Juliusson, Hjalti Bjornsson and Gudbrandur Hlidar. Three of these spies were ‘turned’, used as double agents to transmit British-inspired messages to deceive the Germans about Arctic convoys and a fake Allied invasion of Norway.< Less
Chasing the Tiger: An International Mystery By Fritz Galt
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American novelist Fritz Galt (Double Cross, The Trap) tackles yet another global problem: the illicit trade in heroin. Galt triumphs again with another engaging plot and glimpses into real life... More > overseas in this gripping new international mystery. A small town East Coast private eye is framed for a high profile assassination in the drug world and must flee with the drug trafficker’s wife to Barcelona and Bangkok while he tries to uncover who has set him up. Chasing the Tiger will totally mesmerize you as it takes you on an extraordinary journey of thrills and intrigue around the world.< Less
Abstract Internal Furniture By Helen Rickerby
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The mythic and the everyday meet in this debut collection of poetry by upcoming Wellington writer Helen Rickerby. Orpheus busks in Cuba Mall, Death has a dinner date with Theodora and women find... More > themselves trapped in fairy tales. In a playful way, she examines the themes of identity, self discovery, the construction of femininity, and relationships between friends and lovers. The poetry is complemented by 10 striking photocollages by Auckland artist Maggie Grant. “…an avant-garde, indoor garden full of strange images and intriguing ideas where things turn topsy-turvy...Her spare, interior garden is worth exploration. There are surprising vistas.” – Harvey McQueen, New Zealand Books< Less
Rise of Assyria (International UK English Edition) By Philip Michael Jamersen
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A story two and a half thousand years in the making.... nineteen centuries before Columbus sailed for the New World, a thousand years before the Fall of Rome, and six hundred years before the... More > Crucifixion of Christ, the first world empire rose up & spread across the known world.... then came a being from Creation's edge, & the slaughter began.... this fantasy novel based on a biblical story will transport you to a time when the world began to emerge from darkness and myth, when angels and demons fought an eternal war in the celestial realm, and great kings and emperors pitted their wits and armies against one another, a world of romance, intrigue, politics & deception.... [This is the larger version of this product, ideal as a gift or to treat yourself!] - Visit www.lostcitybooks.com for more information.< Less
The Shangri-la Code: An International Thriller By Fritz Galt
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Visiting Paris with his Chinese sweetheart, young anthropologist Brad West suddenly finds himself framed for murder. Meanwhile, world leaders mysteriously vanish in China, and the CIA needs... More > Brad’s deductive skills to solve the case. He must put his love life on hold, escape French authorities, and take a dangerous flight to western China. But he’s running against the clock because his girl can't marry him unless he solves the case by the end of the week. In this “exciting” and “fun-filled” thriller, experience romantic summer evenings in Paris, close scrapes in Baghdad and an historic trip up the Burma Road as Brad fends off police and looks for clues to solve the mystery and save his romance. Fritz Galt’s storytelling abilities are unsurpassed in this epic tale, replete with memorable characters, exotic details and political intrigue. When the President disappears as well, Brad’s chances of marriage are all but doomed, unless he can find the key to...The Shangri-la Code.< Less
Newport International Group Projects Company: Six things your must do in Naples By Beal Harlin
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Naples - Naples is one of the most authentic cities in Europe, like a charming, if threadbare, old aristocrat. Gareth Huw Davies is enraptured by its fabulous churches, palaces, galleries and ancient... More > squares, and its thrilling backdrop – the massive brooding cone of Vesuvius. Oh, and they invented pizza here… 1... Wonder walk We took a walk through central Naples, noting random, intriguing details: the van delivering wood for the pizza ovens; the orange trees lining Via Sanfelice – with real oranges; washing fluttering miles above our heads; boys playing football in medieval squares. Then we headed to the opulent Gran Caffè Grambinus, on the edge of vast traffic-free square Piazza del Plebiscito, for an espresso. It’s next to Italy’s oldest opera house, Teatro di San Carlo, and the great glass-roofed arcade of Galleria Umberto.< Less
Every Wine Tells a Story - a collection of the most memorable, provocative and emotive wines as experienced by 39 international wine lovers By Tara Devon O'Leary
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Wine is much more than just another beverage – it evokes passion and emotion, curiosity and fascination. This second annual edition of Every Wine Tells a Story is brimming with entertaining... More > personal anecdotes from a host of new wine lovers, and one or two familiar faces. Join this eclectic group of wine experts from around the world, including sommeliers, winemakers, journalists, bloggers and merchants, as they share tales of the one wine they found most impressive. Let these international connoisseurs inspire and encourage, enlighten and enthuse, inform and intrigue you to delve further into the exciting, ever-changing world of wine. Discover a unique range of handpicked wines, unlike any list you’ve seen before. This refreshing collection of personal wine experiences is sure to amuse and entertain and leave you thirsty for more!< Less