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The Viking Blood By Frederick William Wallace
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Bonny Janet McKinnon - good-hearted, healthy, quick-witted, and a pretty figure of a lass, though rather proud and vain-followed the baillie in his steps up the social ladder, and while a domestic in... More > the future Lord Provost's house, met handsome, rollicking Alec McKenzie, chief officer of the Sutton Liner Ansonia in the New York trade. ...With a chief engineer who loved her wonderful old compound engines and who was willing to drive them, McKenzie commenced clipping down the Ansonia's runs until one day she raced into Boston harbor an hour ahead of her best record twelve years before, and two days ahead of a rival company's crack ship, which had left Glasgow at the same time.< Less
The Viking Blood By Frederick William Wallace
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This book is a fictional depiction of the comming of age of a Scots boy sent to sea at the age of 13. For those familiar with the work of George MacDonald, a writer of fiction for young people in the... More > later half of the 19th century, the theme of this book will seem familiar. The greatest departure from MacDonald is the vividness and authenticity of the descriptions of life at sea on various types of sailing ships. This should not be surprising as Wallace apparently is writing from personal experience. This surmise is based on the extent of his non fiction work listed in the present bibliography. There are two transits of Cape Horn and many coasting and fishing voyages depicted that bring our young protaganist from the age of 13 to 21. One never knows till the very end whether the protagonist will survive. In this story one expects that Donald McKenzie will survive. This expectation does not lessen the suspense as to how he will survive each desperate situation.< Less
THE VIKING NEMESIS By Gordon F Ragg
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Geographically set in Scandinavia, principally, Norway and the Arctic Polar Region, the Viking Nemesis is a contemporary story of human conflict, a classical tale involving political intrigue,... More > suspense, murder, and as the title suggests consequent ruthless, merciless revenge. The background is a Europe where the majority of the population believe that their cultural secular values have been seriously eroded by the influx of Islamic fundamentally religious peoples. Consequently, in recent years there had been a continuous growth in support for political parties of the far-right. Some believing – hoping – a neo-Hitler would emerge. That is the backing to the story, however, the end game is not contemporary. For the story tells of the resulting dire consequences for the politicians involved, when an Iceman, and a distraught woman in love - a Viking Nemesis - avenge the murder of their loved ones.< Less
Viking Tales By Jennie Hall
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Skald’s at one time were the one that passed down the ancient stories among the Viking clans, trusting these famed story tellers to pass down the wisdom of past generations down to young and... More > old alike. Within these pages are some of those stories told by the Icelandic skald’s. Stories of their ancient heroes and the eventual journey west which brought them to their new volcanic and cold homes of Iceland.< Less
The Viking Trail By Mel Chennell
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Mel Chennell is a remarkable photographer - capturing stunning images from Thanet and London, to Scotland. Mel has exhibited her work in many galleries, has been interviewed by the BBC, and has won... More > prestigious competitions. This book is a catalogue of striking images from Mel’s work around Thanet up to 2018 – loosely arranged around the South East Coast’s historic ‘Viking Trail’.< Less
Space Viking By H. Beam Piper
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When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while... More > hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga! 9th Volume in the Terro-Human Future History Series.< Less
Space Viking By H. Beam Piper
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When his wife is murdered on his wedding day, Lucas Trask launches himself on a quest for revenge. Using his personal fortune, he buys a spaceship and becomes a Space Viking, raiding worlds while... More > hunting for his wife's killer. But raiding is not his destiny, and he gradually becomes a trader, starting to build a galactic empire. Before he can achieve his new goals, however, he must still deal with his wife's killer. A thrilling intergalactic saga! 9th Volume in the Terro-Human Future History Series.< Less
A Viking of the Sky By HUGH MCALISTER
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A Story of a Boy Who Gained Success in Aeronautics "Oh, how I wish I was up there!" muttered Hal Dane to himself as he cocked an eye upward into the far heights of the moonlit sky. In... More > mind, Hal Dane was already just below the stars, riding the clouds in a winged ship; before him, on imaginary instrument board, ticked the latest thing in indicator, controller, tachometer. And all the while, like the other half of a dual personality, his hands and feet mechanically guided his rattletrap old truck along the ruts of the lonesome country road. On the downgrades Hal's left hand with skill of long practice chocked a brakeless wheel with a wooden block, and on the upgrades his right foot judiciously kicked a wire that let on extra "juice" for the pull.< Less
The Viking and The Mayflower By K. G. Keough-Huff
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A family history told through letters, documents, and memories.
Space Viking By H. Beam Piper
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Vengeance is a strange human motivation--it can drive a man to do things which he neither would nor could achieve without it...and because of that it lies behind some of the greatest sagas of human... More > literature!< Less

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