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Stuck In My Own Family Tree By Patricia Webster Stewart
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"Stuck in My Own Family Tree" is a collection of nostalgic family stories. Starting with a stern Grossmutter, one cousin’s struggle to maintain her family in war-torn Europe, exciting... More > births and tragic deaths, all these family members come to life in these pages. The previous generation of Pat’s family helped the Allies win World War II in the twentieth century by patrolling during blackouts and by building fighter planes. One cousin gave his life for our country from injuries sustained at the D-Day invasion. A succeeding generation, Pat’s family of nine, traveled to France for a year of struggle to fit in and learn the language. Children recall their methods of coping with school with a French flavor. Each new generation produces family stories of their own, some inspiring, some so awesome they are hard to believe, some just plain funny. Stewart uses her knack for storytelling to pass on tales that will inspire and amuse the next generations. It is a heartwarming trip down memory lane.< Less
Stuck In My Own Family Tree By Patricia Webster Stewart
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"Stuck in My Own Family Tree" is a collection of nostalgic family stories. Starting with a stern Grossmutter, one cousin’s struggle to maintain her family in war-torn Europe, exciting... More > births and tragic deaths, all these family members come to life in these pages. The previous generation of Pat’s family helped the Allies win World War II in the twentieth century by patrolling during blackouts and by building fighter planes. One cousin gave his life for our country from injuries sustained at the D-Day invasion. A succeeding generation, Pat’s family of nine, traveled to France for a year of struggle to fit in and learn the language. Children recall their methods of coping with school with a French flavor. Each new generation produces family stories of their own, some inspiring, some so awesome they are hard to believe, some just plain funny. Stewart uses her knack for storytelling to pass on tales that will inspire and amuse the next generations. It is a heartwarming trip down memory lane.< Less
The Case of the Hidden Legacy By Mark Margulies
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London 1941. In the middle of The Blitz, a murderer embarks on a series of brutal mutilations of young women, reminiscent of Jack The Ripper some 50 years earlier. Enter Scotland Yard Inspector John... More > Murphy, son of Doctor Watson, the famous Sherlock Holmes chronicler. As the killer is leaving few clues, Murphy becomes desperate for help. One night while glancing through his father's private journal, the Inspector discovers an extraordinary secret, one that could hold the key to solving the crimes. But is it true? Is there really a direct descendant to the famous detective? Murphy takes a desperate gambit---to search for the legacy, hoping they inherited the detective's keen deductive traits, so they can help bring ‘Jack Junior’ to the dock. But what if those sworn to vengeance discover Murphy's secret? And are the murders the ONLY crimes to solve? THE CASE OF THE HIDDEN LEGACY takes you on an unforgettable ride through war-torn London, while the clock ticks away on what could become the crime of the century.< Less
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The Darkest Mission By Rick Burton
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Combine WWII flyers, a sadistic Nazi colonel, East Germany’s feared secret police, the CIA and a prominent U.S. Senator with years of Cold War knowledge and a you get a historical thriller of... More > biblical proportions from newcomer Rick Burton. This hard-hitting, fast-paced story moves from war-torn Berlin in 1944 to modern-day Boston, Budapest and Moscow. Combining historically accurate military and espionage details, Burton’s thriller spans two generations of complicated intrigue and dark double-crosses. The Darkest Mission is a harrowing ride that follows the crew of a doomed 100th Bomb Group B-17 bomber, through a 50-year odyssey targeting one of America’s most honored public figures. With its whirlwind plot, delving deep into bitterness and dark depravity, it falls to a South Boston detective, turning to an NFL-linebacker-turned-priest, to explain one clue (a Bible verse that doesn’t exist). It leads to a series of gritty homicides and a puzzle-filled plot that ends with a blazing conclusion.< Less
The Darkest Mission By Rick Burton
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Combine WWII flyers, a sadistic Nazi colonel, East Germany’s feared secret police, the CIA and a prominent U.S. Senator with years of Cold War knowledge and a you get a historical thriller of... More > biblical proportions from newcomer Rick Burton. This hard-hitting, fast-paced story moves from war-torn Berlin in 1944 to modern-day Boston, Budapest and Moscow. Combining historically accurate military and espionage details, Burton’s thriller spans two generations of complicated intrigue and dark double-crosses. The Darkest Mission is a harrowing ride that follows the crew of a doomed 100th Bomb Group B-17 bomber, through a 50-year odyssey targeting one of America’s most honored public figures. With its whirlwind plot, delving deep into bitterness and dark depravity, it falls to a South Boston detective, turning to an NFL-linebacker-turned-priest, to explain one clue (a Bible verse that doesn’t exist). It leads to a series of gritty homicides and a puzzle-filled plot that ends with a blazing conclusion.< Less
Wandernisse By Josh Lewis
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The World Tree is dying. Three races of men are thrown into a fierce struggle for power as the world of Tiphereth buckles under the weight of an industrial revolution. Smoke stacks pock the face of... More > the planet, trees are being cut down by the acre, and a severe drought chokes the land of its precious water. With Tiphereth’s future hanging by a mere thread, it’s up to an unlikely hero to bring peace to the war-torn planet. Wandernisse is the inspiring story of a little brewmaster Tomte named Jörgi, who above all the odds, rises to meet a challenge that will either the save planet, or cost him his life. When Jörgi learns of a magical stone with powers to save the World Tree, he embarks on a journey unlike any other. Along the way, he is helped by many new friends, brought face to face with a fierce pink dragon, made to realize the unrivaled power of true love, and above all else, taught the importance of preserving the environment for future generations to come.< Less
Ships of the Desert By Tim Parise
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Sir Charles Grosley is a wildly successful billionaire banker who has suddenly decided to invest his fortune in mining ventures in the war-torn Central African Republic. That doesn’t explain... More > why he’s flying all over the neighboring state of Chad, holding meetings with the local sultans and disturbing the tribal balances of power. Nor does it account for his large purchases of tunneling equipment through a retired Chinese general, or for the private regiment of Sikh veterans that he’s raised to protect his holdings. And Captain Mbala, acting head of counterintelligence for the Central African Armed Forces, would very much like to know what his true motivation is. Meanwhile, in a laboratory beneath the desert, a group of engineers is at work on a spaceship that will finally deliver on the optimistic promises of the 1950s. The Space Age will be reborn and humanity will reach out to colonize the planets in a single stride. But to make the ship fly, two governments must first be destroyed.< Less
Wardroids By J. M. Filipowicz
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Another day, another pile of junk littering the workshop; that’s my life aboard the Destiny. I’m Emily, the designated fix-it chick. Wouldn’t be such a bad job if the crew would... More > stop ogling me. Especially Commander Black, who just can’t get it through his head that we’re no longer together. That’s what I get being the only woman on this third-class space barge. Unless of course you count the wardroid, Thirty-two Eighty. Though a soldier drone refitted to be a sex slave isn’t exactly good company. The worst part is that I can’t remember my past, though the thought of it fills me with fear. Then, in the middle of the night, the wardroid grabs me and takes me to a dangerous planet, a war-torn world where no human in her right mind would ever go: Earth.< Less

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