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The Keening Fire By Roger Slocum
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Sometime after the year 1260, when battles raged through Middle Age Europe and sovereigns continued to fight over territorial claims, a Viking boy discovers why his family fled their homelands and... More > hid him away in these war torn lands and gave him an Anglo Saxon name, Matthew. His father was killed in these new lands. Now on the eve of Matt’s ritual hunt to take his spirit guide and become a warrior his life gets even more complicated when Old-Da reveals their family secret. Matthew and his grandfather are the last of Odin’s earthly descendants. And with Matt’s coming of age, ‘The Keening’ within him will grow. The boy’s only inheritance is a small amulet – ‘The Eye of Odin’ – with this amulet the rightful heir finds an even greater power he must learn to control while venturing through the twists and turns life offers a young warrior.< Less
Keen Colory Critters By Darlene Duncan
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"Keen Colory Critters" is a magical romp through a world of innovative verse and beautiful illustration. Prepare to become acquainted with a fire-breathing dragon, a colorful chameleon, a... More > robber raccoon and a whole host of other equally mischievous, unique and inspiring characters. What has Sweet Kat really been up to? Why does Poo-Pie Puppy look so bashfully guilty? Each personality positively leaps from the page; encouraging wider speculation, further discussion and an endless journey of possibilities. Certain to fire the imagination of both the young and the young at heart. "Keen Colory Critters" is an inviting exploration into the bold, vibrant land of creative curiosity.< Less
Unnatural Fire By Fidelis Morgan
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London 1699. Anastasia Ashby de la Zouche, Baroness Penge, Countess of Clapham, former mistress to Charles II, is an aristocrat on her uppers. Cast into the Fleet Prison, she is forced to turn to... More > journalism. But the Countess and her maidservant encounter more intrigue than they bargained for. 'Hilarious 17th century romp, which combines an authentic slice of history with a tantalising storyline. An authority on the era, Morgan has created an inventive book which wears its learning lightly –like a bawdy P.G.Wodehouse leave you with a keen sense of the period. This is a frolicking good read.' Daily Mail; A Barnes & Noble Discovery Book 2001< Less
Behind The Firing Line By Steve Carlos
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A war situation, an epic story of love, a period of keen rivalry between Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, the Chad imbroglio offered an... More > auspicious opportunity to test the will of the two regional powers. Monsieur Hissene Habre, a French-trained lawyer who towers above the other warlords, emerges as the issue in the rounds of Chad's power tussle. There is Libya to the north of Chad with a maverick Muammar Gaddafi that strives to undermine constantly the stability of fellow African states. In his design to overrun the neighbouring country, however, he may have reckoned without the growing influence of the Nigerian state, which sees Chad as also the entire African environment as her sole responsibility. With earthy humour and an element of romance that carries the length of the action-packed work of fiction, Behind The Firing Line highlights the ascendancy to power of a bloodthirsty Hissene Habre by sheer superiority of arms.< Less
Battery H First Ohio Light Artillery By Edward Browne
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At Kernstown, Battery H first came under enemy fire. Later at Port Republic, it was heavily engaged in the fight to hold the Coaling, losing three guns. The Battery served at Chantilly,... More > Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville where it lost three more guns. At Gettysburg, the Battery helped repulse Pickett's Charge. The soldiers took part in the AoP's campaigns up to and including Mine Run, but it would not see action until Cold Harbor. The men marched to Petersburg. There they saw action on June 17-19. Later they marched with the 6th Corps to the relief of the cavalry at Reams Station. They were involved in the Battle of the Crater and served in Fort Hell.One gun section advanced in support of Gen. Gibbon’s line and was engaged in the attack on Fort Gregg and/or nearby fortifications. The men mustered out in Cleveland on June 14, 1865. This history is written from soldiers' letters, diaries,manuscripts and official reports. It contains maps, soldier photos, grave photos and a roster.< Less
The Strawstack Murders By Dorothy Cameron Disney
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The thrilling story of The Strawstack Murders (also known as Strawstack) takes place in a fashionable Maryland town just fifteen miles from Washington. There Margaret Tilbury, a wealthy and keen... More > Vermont spinster (a “stoutish woman of uncertain age”—as she will describe herself), purchases an estate where she expects to settle down to a life of luxury and contentment. One night, however, the strawstacks next to the stables are set on fire, and protruding from one of them is the gloved hand of a murdered girl. With Miss Tilbury and her family, the reader is plunged into a series of crimes and non-stop action that won’t let out until the very end.< Less
Drew Nance 2 - Up On The Housetop, Click, Click, BANG! By Thomas Hudson
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In their second novella mystery Drew Nance and his partner, Carl Keene, travel to New England and a peaceful Christmas to be had with Drew's aunts, Agatha and Christa. But, when a shot rings out on... More > Christmas Eve and the aunts are found outside with a dead Santa at their feet, and one of them is holding a recently fired shit gun, the holiday must be set aside and Drew and Carl must find out the truth and save Drew's aunt. The small town police are not the best equipped to investigate, and they really want to just put Aunt Aggie in jail and go home, but the sleuths won't let them get away with that. Things turn tricky when the young men are attacked but not before they are almost frozen and drowned in a flooded basement of a destroyed house that once was owned by the dead man.< Less
Harry Banner in The Bullet of Destiny By Steve Horsfall
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Southbury PI Harry Banner is working for the notorious northern gangster Flat Cap Coleman. The ruthless Flat Cap is in town to find out why a pocket watch that belonged to his late brother, Stan, has... More > turned up in a local pawn shop. Stan was shot by a firing squad at Ypres during the war and Flat Cap wants to find out why he was executed...and who gave the order. Harry’s got his work cut out to get to the truth, especially as the local mob are taking more than a keen interest in where the investigation might be leading. In fact, wherever Harry goes, trouble seems to follow. What starts out as a tenuous trail leads to a world of closed military ranks and unpunished war crimes. Can there be justice?< Less
Call Sign: Purple Three - Patrolling the US Sector of the Korean DMZ By Mark Heathco
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Although a cease-fire agreement was signed in Panmunjeom on July 27, 1953, fighting between North and South Korea never stopped. The hot war was replaced by a low-intensity war. Terrorism,... More > assassinations, infiltration of spies, and the like replaced tank battles and artillery duels. Until 1993, the United States patrolled its sector of the DMZ (demilitarized zone) in South Korea. In Call Sign: Purple Three, author Mark Heathco, who pulled 385 missions inside the DMZ during his military career, describes the preparation for a dangerous patrol in August 1985. This memoir follows the soldiers as they arrive at Warrior Base, refit for war, and finally execute the patrol itself. With great detail, Call Sign: Purple Three provides keen insight into the Korean DMZ at a time when the world thought all was well in Korea, but in reality chaos was just a hair trigger away. This insider’s memoir offers an understanding of what these soldiers did and the sacrifices they made.< Less
Call Sign: Purple Three: Patrolling the US Sector of the Korean DMZ By Mark Heathco
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Although a cease-fire agreement was signed in Panmunjeom on July 27, 1953, fighting between North and South Korea never stopped. The hot war was replaced by a low-intensity war. Terrorism,... More > assassinations, infiltration of spies, and the like replaced tank battles and artillery duels. Until 1993, the United States patrolled its sector of the DMZ (demilitarized zone) in South Korea. In Call Sign: Purple Three, author Mark Heathco, who pulled 385 missions inside the DMZ during his military career, describes the preparation for a dangerous patrol in August 1985. This memoir follows the soldiers as they arrive at Warrior Base, refit for war, and finally execute the patrol itself. With great detail, Call Sign: Purple Three provides keen insight into the Korean DMZ at a time when the world thought all was well in Korea, but in reality chaos was just a hair trigger away. This insider’s memoir offers an understanding of what these soldiers did and the sacrifices they made.< Less

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