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The Skylark of Space
Skylark Series #1
E. E. "Doc" Smith
Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 3 Min.
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Brilliant government scientist Richard Seaton discovers a remarkable faster-than-light fuel that will power his interstellar spaceship, The Skylark. His ruthless rival, Marc DuQuesne, and the sinister World Steel Corporation will do anything to get their hands on the fuel. They kidnap Seaton's fiancée and friends, unleashing a furious pursuit and igniting a burning desire for revenge that will propel The Skylark across the galaxy and back.
Chester Watkins is not an ordinary person. He's a student of the old school with the tenacity of a bulldog. This cagey senior citizen funds himself plunged into an underground world where only the strong survive. Ravaged to death by a rogue vampire, this determined grandpa set out on a quest to apprehend his killer, and turn an immortal organization upside down. Unable to regenerate any teeth and looked upon with contempt by his enemies, his opposition makes the foolish mistake of underestimating his most powerful ability of all...his incredible mind.
When your life is at an all-time low, how can it get any worse? Emerson Ward finds out one steamy August morning when the phone starts ringing too early to be anything but bad news. Before the day is over he learns that a good friend is missing, another is hospitalized after a brutal beating, his phone is tapped, and the woman he loves is leaving him. In an attempt to lend a hand to all who need it, one thing leads to another, and before Emerson knows it, he’s up to his neck in dirty dealings and danger to match.
Everyone at the small upstate New York college where Emerson Ward is teaching for a semester is shocked when the body of a student is found hanging from a tree in the nearby woods. Just days before he died, Bob Marter tried to tell Emerson about something evil going on at the school, but backed down before he went any further. Now Emerson is convinced that this was no suicide...someone wanted Bob dead.
Someone was in the market for murder. After 10 years of drifting in and out of Emerson Ward's life, it looked as though Jessica Pearson was there to stay. But only a few hours after her arrival, a bullet crashing through a window kills her, and Emerson's dreams as well. An accident, the police say, but Emerson knows better. Someone wanted Jessica dead; now he wants to find out who, and why. The place to start? Jessica's suitcase stuffed with cash and stock-transaction receipts.
Chasin’ the Wind nails the colorful and often violent action in both Key West, Florida, and Havana, Cuba. It navigates corruption and small town politics in the southernmost city of the United States. It bumps into a scheme to topple Cuba's communist government and throws Cuban exiles and military deserters, neurotic federal agents, plus a few unique Key Westers into a brew that promises international repercussions."
In Boomerang the year is 1906 and Jacob Mead, (inspired by Charlie Reiher) is 18 years old. He is a boy, yet he is a man, as are most young men of that age. There was a rumor that when he traveled on the Orphan Train in 1890 he had been with two brothers and a sister.
With scant clues and a cold trail, could he find them? Was there even any reason to look, after 16 years? And why was a cold-blooded killer pursuing him?
Time is running out for Jolene. She's trapped by a madman, held captive, naked, waiting only for her worst nightmares to become reality. Her captor will keep her alive for 28 days, hidden in an underwater city 400 feet below the surface. Then she will die horribly, just like the others. Jolene's only hope is Richard Dahlgren, a private underwater crime scene investigator. He has until the next full moon before Jolene becomes just another hideous trophy in the killer's surreal underwater lair.
A rogue nation decides to take advantage of worldwide chaos to attack America with nuclear weapons. The American intelligence network learns of the plan and the government decides to launch a first strike at this rogue nation. This information leaks out to other nations and soon the world is poised on the brink of all out nuclear conflagration as the nuclear nations choose sides in the coming conflict.
Trooper Jack Blake pilots bush planes, mushes dogteams, and climbs on snowshoes to catch the bad guy. With horrible weather, blood-thirsty grizzly bears, politics, and plane crashes, his job to find real justice is hard enough. Then Blake learns that one particularly powerful guy is making it his job to kill him with the unlimited resources of his wealth and power.
The Fennec, a professional killer, is contracted by a group of seven businessmen to kill Steven Donovan; a man they feel holds the key to their future fortune. A fortune to be amassed from a platinum mineral swindle. Each of the men puts up an equal amount of money to cover the cost of the contract, but to appease their consciences; six of the men want to know nothing about the transaction details.
Since Jeff Talbot left the FBI, he's been investigating yard sales as a professional antiques picker. From furniture to books, from old clothes to broken toys, nothing escapes his keen eye for appraisal. But there is one item that he always keeps his knowing eyes particularly peeled to find: a one-of-a-kind French cabaret set commissioned by Napoleon for his love, Josephine. It is an item any collector would kill for.
It has just been four months since Alaska Trooper Jack Blake asked Wildlife Trooper Jet Torsen to marry him on the ice of this very remote, wind-blown lake. Only that day was darker. Darker and much colder. If it were not for Jet killing the man trying to take his life, Jack would not be here. And there would not be a wedding today. The pastor is ready to join Jack and Jet in holy matrimony.
Five people, two plans, but only one bank. Fate drops an ex-con into a dusty western burg where he meets a conniving bank teller plotting to relieve her business of assets. Whoa, not so fast! A brace of discarded, but dangerous, renegade agents have also blown into Fallout. Problem is, the quirky drifters are on point for a different prize.