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On the Bleeding Edge By Thom Robinson
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A young naive professor working for a small newspaper as their Science Editor invents a breakthrough in applied power and attracts the attentions of Russia, America, and England, all of whom want to... More > be the first to use his device in reducing their dependence on fossil fuels from foreign nations. A diverted Russian U-boat Captain is first on the scene but she brings troubles and danger of her own. She is the prize in her temporary crews' raffle that they are all anxious to win. And she is the emissary sent to steal the only working prototype for her government. The unlikely two principals form an uneasy alliance and develop feelings for each other as spy and counter spy moves make their life difficult. The device has a major fault and the Scientist Editor must flee for his life using the Witness Protection System to ensure America develops the first full scale working commercial version of his device or forfeit his life and the life of his Russian girlfriend.< Less
Ghost Ship Hardcover By Michael Pletan
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The Chinese fishing boat Noble Endeavor is found floating off the coast of Australia. The ship is devoid of life. No a hint of what happened to the doomed crew is discovered. Nick Hunter, top... More > agent for the secret U.S. organization known as the Foundry, is sent to Hawaii to investigate the brutal murder of the Foundry's first female agent. He’s ordered to take Liz, his wife and Foundry trainee, with him to help him control OMEGA, his homicidal alternate personality. The couple’s investigation soon leads them to the forbidden island of Niihau. They covertly land on the island at night, intent on saving the villagers from an unknown threat. When they arrive at the village, however, they find it deserted. Before long, they find themselves trapped below deck on the Noble Endeavor. They must defeat the murderously crew and rescue the Niihauans or their souls will end joining the other spirits that haunt the Ghost Ship.< Less
Blue Grotto By Fred Ludwig
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When a reluctant CIA agent gets dragged into a new assignment, the first thing he realizes is that there are sharks in the water. After all, he explains on arrival, he’s been bitten by one... More > before. Sent down to the Caribbean to locate a German U-boat lost during the war, he finds he must rely on the help of the local resort staff, and the creatures of the sea. Unbeknownst to him, another search is also under underway, but they are not looking for a sunken submarine. They are after sunken Greek treasure... in the lagoon of the same resort that Sam is forced to use as his base of operations. What neither understands when they arrive, is that both are being watched over by the Goddess of the Sea. She’s been there for a very long time… and she isn’t interested in sharing. Beware the little mermaid.< Less
The Ultimate Weapon By Peter Walsh
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In 1941, when Germany invades Greece,a Greek scientist makes a discovery so important it is called the ultimate weapon. He escapes to the relative safety of the monastic territory of Mount... More > Athos. Nazi Germany uncovers the existence of this weapon and in 1944 they track down both the weapon and its inventor. On orders from Adolf Hitler himself, a U-boat is sent to bring back the secret to Berlin. The mission fails and the weapon lays forgotten. Over sixty years later, the CIA obtain details from a KBG archive making reference to the weapon, and an immediate search begins to identify and obtain it for the USA. David Osborne pensioned off from British Military intelligence having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, unknowingly stumbles across the secret while sailing in the Northern Aegean, as other intelligence agencies also learn of the existence of the weapon, and the race for its possession begins.< Less
The Emperors of Cabrillo Boulevard: Escape from Paris By Harris T. Vincent
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The three notorious Santa Barbara sailors…Tom, Ernie and Emmet are back and once again wreaking havoc and inadvertently uncovering clandestine plots in this third adventure by Harris T.... More > Vincent. Only this time the action takes place in Paris, France. After being dismissed from the Santa Barbara Yacht Club for questionable behavior during a regatta, the three wander up to Brophy’s restaurant where they spot an ad in a sailing magazine recruiting experienced sailors to crew in the Rolex Cup in San Tropez. They apply and are hired by a scion of international finance, whose duplicitous business ventures are under the scrutiny of the U.S. Treasury Department. Upon arrival in Paris, the three meet with the banking titan and another mysterious boat captain named Ronando, a rogue who seems to walk on both sides of the law in the City of Lights. What soon becomes apparent is that a nefarious plot by the bankers to destroy the world’s economies to their enrichment is being put into play.< Less
The Land That Time Forgot By Edgar Rice Burroughs
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The Land That Time Forgot is an Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction novel, the first of his Caspak trilogy. His working title for the story was "The Lost U-Boat." The sequence was first... More > published in Blue Book Magazine as a three-part serial in the issues for September, October and November 1918. The complete trilogy was later combined for publication in book form under the title of the first part by A. C. McClurg in June 1924. Beginning with the Ace Books editions of the 1960s, the three segments have usually been issued as separate short novels. The first of these is treated in this article. Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.< Less
The Ultimate Weapon By Peter Walsh
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In 1941, when Germany invades Greece,a Greek scientist makes a discovery so important it is called the ultimate weapon. He escapes to the relative safety of the monastic territory of Mount... More > Athos. Nazi Germany uncovers the existence of this weapon and in 1944 they track down both the weapon and its inventor. On orders from Adolf Hitler himself, a U-boat is sent to bring back the secret to Berlin. The mission fails and the weapon lays forgotten. Over sixty years later, the CIA obtain details from a KBG archive making reference to the weapon, and an immediate search begins to identify and obtain it for the USA. David Osborne pensioned off from British Military intelligence having been diagnosed with terminal cancer, unknowingly stumbles across the secret while sailing in the Northern Aegean, as other intelligence agencies also learn of the existence of the weapon, and the race for its possession begins.< Less
The Fin Chasers By Richard Smith
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The sighting of Great Whites in the Gulf of Mexico was more than a rare event, it was an extraordinary event. Now, almost overnight, the vicious attacks started. The deadly encounters occurring from... More > Biloxi all the way down to Tampa. The great whites seemed to be on an unexplainable killing rampage. A 47 foot U.S. Coast Guard Motor Life Boat and five brave crewmen were assigned the task of finding the cause of the attacks and why the creatures were suddenly appearing in alarming numbers along the beaches of the Gulf Coast. What these five men discovered was much more sinister than a marauding band of great white sharks - they found something lurking deep in the Gulf that had been lying dormant for half a century - A mindless killer void of thought or compassion - It lie on the sandy bottom and waited to be awakened.< Less
Landfall By Nevil Shute
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A Channel Story. A romantic World War II adventure about the strength of true love and how it can overcome any obstacle. A British air reconnaissance officer falls for a pub waitress, but finds his... More > lift in chaos when he accidentally bombs a British submarine, mistaking it for a German U-boat. What begins as a romantic fling develops into true love as Mona fights to present the evidence she has discovered about this tragedy in the hope that it will absolve her lover. A splendid story! This is the sort of book that people who read for pleasure should have. A story of two young people who meet and fall in love in England in wartime. One is an aviator who sinks a submarine while on a reconnaissance patrol and later finds out it might have been an English ship. Very much a "feel good" story.< Less
World War Ii Sea War, Vol 8: Guadalcanal Secured By Donald A Bertke et al.
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Volume 8 documents the swing of battle from the Axis to the Allies from December 1942 thru February 1943 as naval actions forced the Japanese to begin their retreat and their efforts to forestall the... More > inevitable. Meanwhile, naval actions slowly strangled the Axis nations in Europe and led them to the road of defeat. Specific events include: * The last naval battles for Guadalcanal. * The IJN’s secret evacuation of the Japanese Army from Guadalcanal. * The Russian encirclement and destruction of the German Sixth Army at Stalingrad. * The German counterattacks against the much larger Russian Army in the Ukraine. * The Battle of the North Atlantic between Allied convoy escorts and German U-boats. * The Allies’ advance to trap German and Italian troops in Tunisia. * Intense actions in the Arctic Ocean as the German surface fleet tried to destroy the Arctic Convoys. * Increased attacks by USN submarines on Japanese shipping.< Less

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