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No Quarter Asked

Author : Janet Dailey
ISBN : 9781497615946
Genre : Fiction
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From a New York Times–bestselling author, the story of a woman in search of retreat—and a man who won’t let her rest . . . When Stacy Adams’s world collapses after the death of her father, she feels the need to reflect on where her life is going. A secluded cabin in a Texas valley seems like a perfect place to sort herself out. But when Stacy meets the arrogant rancher Cord Harris, all her hopes of peace and serenity vanish, especially when Cord says, “Go back to the city, where you belong.” It’s exactly the wrong thing to say to Stacy. Now she’s fighting mad—and determined to stay. No Quarter Asked, the thrilling love story of a city girl and a cowboy, is the very first novel by the legendary name in romance who has sold more than 300 million copies and went on to write a story set in every state of the union for her famed Americana series.
Category: Fiction

No Quarter Asked No Quarter Given

Author : G Holcomb
ISBN : 9780595245666
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This story takes place during WW2. It is the story of 1000's of nobodies called to defend their homeland as seen through the eyes of one such nobody Ted Brown of Colorado. As usual the nobodies are the shock troops.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Now You Know More

Author : Doug Lennox
ISBN : 9781550029932
Genre : Reference
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This is a follow-up to last year’s runaway bestseller Now You Know ... The Book of Answers, which went through five printings and sold over 20,000 copies! Why do we shout "Fore" on a golf course? Why is confetti thrown at a wedding? Exactly how long is a "moment" or a "jiffy"? Why is breaking a mirror bad luck, and a rabbit’s foot good luck? In this second book, Lennox continues to trace the concise and fascinating history and reasons for hundreds of expressions in our everyday language, as well as customs and habits, in the same entertaining format that was so successful last year. These gems are from the original syndicated radio scripts broadcast daily to millions across Canada through the Sound Source Network of Standard Broadcasting.
Category: Reference

Now You Know The Big Books Bundle

Author : Doug Lennox
ISBN : 9781459724808
Genre : Reference
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Presenting two books in the popular and exhaustive trivia series. They are a treasure trove of his favourite trivia culled from previous Now You Know books, answering such brain-teasers as: Why is an evil adversary called a "villain"? Why is football played on a "gridiron" and a leg injury called a "charley horse"? Why is a decorated parade vehicle called a "float"? Why is the rubber around a car wheel called a "tire"? Why are sailors known as "tars"? Why is confetti thrown at a wedding? Liven up your next gathering with the hundreds of interesting facts in these books. Includes Now You Know Big Book of Answers Now You Know Big Book of Answers 2
Category: Reference

A Death In The Venetian Quarter

Author : Alan Gordon
ISBN : 9781466823105
Genre : Fiction
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In 1203, the relative peace of the Byzantine Empire is imperiled when the ships of the Fourth Crusade show up outside the walls of Constantinople. Instead of traveling to the Holy Land to battle the infidels, the Crusade, having sailed out of Venice, has been subverted and is now besieging the city. The jester known as Feste, his wife Viola, and their compatriots within the city are faced with catastrophe as the peace the Fool's Guild has worked so hard to maintain is about to be shattered. With such a disaster looming, the death of one silk merchant in the Venetian Quarter of Constantinople seems insignificant. But Philoxenites, the Imperial Treasurer and one of the most power schemers at court, has taken a special interest in the case and wants Feste to investigate Venetian merchant's death. The merchant, of course, was not what he appeared to be and, if Constantinople is to have any hope of surviving the troops outside its gates, Feste must quickly uncover what forces were at work when the merchant lost his life.
Category: Fiction


ISBN : 9781465306371
Genre : Fiction
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Roul, the son of a clan chief, who like his father has inherited an unusual method of fighting. He is branded a traitor, and taken captive. He is sent to the capital and inducted into the army to train the Emperor’s soldiers. When the Empire is invaded by an army from a neighbouring country, soldiers trained and lead by Roul, achieve a stunning victory. He is rewarded by being named Duke of William Town, a small Duchy on the border. Due to his drive and intuitive his Duchy soon becomes the talk of the Empire. The expansion of the Empire’s navy based in Port William brings the Empire into conflict with The Brotherhood of the Sea, a pirate brotherhood that has ruled the seas for generations. Conflict between the two is inevitable and when victory is finally won, is it the end of the war or just the first battle in a long conflict.
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The Americans At Normandy

Author : John C. McManus
ISBN : 9781466845800
Genre : History
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In The Americans at D-Day, the first volume of this series, John C. McManus showed us the American experience in Operation Overlord. Now, in this succeeding volume, he does the same for the Battle of Normandy as a whole. Never before has the American involvement in Normandy been examined so thoroughly or exclusively as in The Americans at Normandy. For D-Day was only one part of the battle, and victory came from weeks of sustained effort and sacrifices made by Allied soldiers. Presented here is the American experience during that summer of 1944, from the aftermath of D-Day to the slaughter of the Falaise Gap, from the courageous, famed figures of Bradley, Patton, and Lightnin' Joe Collins to the lesser-known privates who toiled in torturous conditions for their country. What was this battle really like for these men? What drove them to fight against all sense and despite all obstacles? How and why did they triumph? Reminiscent of Cornelius Ryan's The Longest Day, The Americans at Normandy takes readers into the minds of the best American strategists, into the hearts of the infantry, into hell on earth. Engrossing, lightning-quick, and filled with real human sorrow and elation, The Americans at Normandy honors those Americans who lost their lives in foreign fields and those who survived. Here is their story, finally told with the depth, pathos, and historical perspective it deserves. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: History

A Tale Of Two Subs

Author : Jonathan J. McCullough
ISBN : 9780446537070
Genre : History
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On November 19, 1943, the submarine USS Sculpin, under attack by the Japanese, slid below the waves for the last time in what would become one of the most remarkable stories in U.S. Naval history. Not only did several crewmembers survive the sinking - an extremely rare event in World War II submarine warfare - but several were aboard a Japanese aircraft carrier enroute to a POW camp when it was in turn torpedoed and sunk by the Sculpin's sister ship, the USS Sailfish. At the end of World War II, several unlikely survivors would tell a tale of endurance against these amazing reversals of fortune. For one officer in particular, who knew that being captured could have meant losing the war for the allies, his struggle was not in surviving, but in sealing his own fate in a heartbreaking act of heroism which culminated in the nation's highest tribute, the Medal of Honor. Sculpin Lt. Commander John Phillip Cromwell was one of the few who knew that American Naval Intelligence had succeeded in cracking Japan's top-secret codes. Cromwell also knew that if the Japanese confirmed this by torturing him, it would force Naval Intelligence to change their encryption, which would potentially change the course of the war. This is Cromwell's story as well. The incredible interconnection of the Sculpin and the Sailfish has been thoroughly researched by Jonathan McCullough. Through access to the few living survivors, scores of oral histories, never-before translated Japanese war documents, and interviews with Navy veterans, McCullough delivers a gripping and, intimate account for the reader.
Category: History

The Young Coyote

Author : Carl Douglass
ISBN : 9781594333156
Genre : Fiction
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The Young Coyote tells the hard-hitting story of a boy from Cipher, Arizona who is expected to be a zero just like his town. He has no intention of fitting into that conventional wisdom and fights with his fists and his mind to get up and out of his straitened circumstances. He makes it to Stanford University with a pugnacious attitude where he meets snobbery and prejudice. At Stanford, he finds out that his real fight is just beginning. Garven Wilsonhulme will succeed at any cost.
Category: Fiction