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Ramage's Trial (Lord Ramage, Book 14) by Dudley Pope

By Dudley Pope

Captain Lord Ramage and the Calypso go back from Devil's Island, yet Ramage's new spouse Sarah is lacking. The captain would prefer not anything higher than to sail domestic instantly, yet as a substitute he's ordered to shepherd a lumbering convoy of service provider ships again to England. at the means, strange occasions lead him to a whole court docket martial in Plymouth, presided over via his outdated nemesis, Rear-Admiral Goddard. Ramage needs to transparent his name—or face a sentence of demise!

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Town Tamer (Shawn O'Brien, Book 1) by William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone

By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone

From acclaimed storytellers William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone, who introduced us The Brothers O'Brien, comes an explosive new sequence that includes the gunslinging O'Brien who introduced peace, legislation, and order to the yank frontier... one bullet at a time.

Unlike his brothers Jacob, Sam and Patrick, Shawn O'Brien isn't content material to calm down at the family members ranch in New Mexico territory. along with his razor-sharp eye, lightning-fast draw, and burning thirst for justice, Shawn is carving out a name of his personal. As a city tamer he is taking the main harmful, lawless cities within the West and makes them secure for warm males, girls, and kids. while a stagecoach coincidence leaves Shawn stranded in Holy Rood, Utah, it doesn't take lengthy to gain he's landed in a single ornery circle of hell. governed by way of a merciless and crafty crook-turned-merciless dictator named Hank Cobb, Holy Rood is set as unholy a spot as any at the frontier. someone who breaks Cobb's principles is seriously punished. someone who defies Cobb's hooded henchmen dies via rope, stake, or guillotine.

But Shawn O'Brien isn't simply a person. He's the city tamer. And this time, he's going to color the city red...

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The Impossible Rescue: The True Story of an Amazing Arctic by Martin W. Sandler

By Martin W. Sandler

The useless of an Arctic wintry weather. Whaling ships packed with males, stranded in ice. persist with 3 rescuers in a race opposed to time — and all odds — during this heartpounding precise adventure.

In 1897, whaling within the Arctic waters off Alaska’s coast was once as risky because it used to be profitable. And in that individual yr, wintry weather blasted early, bringing storms and ice packs that stuck 8 American whale ships and 3 hundred sailors off safeguard. Their ships locked in ice, with out technique of break out, the whalers had restricted provisions on board, and little wish of surviving until eventually hotter temperatures arrived many months later. this is the outstanding tale of 3 males despatched by way of President McKinley to rescue them. The challenge? a dangerous trek over 1,500 miles of approximately impassable Alaskan terrain, within the bone-chilling months of iciness, to safe herds of reindeer (for foodstuff) and have the ability to steer them to the whalers prior to they starve. With the aid of pictures and magazine entries by means of one of many rescuers, Martin W. Sandler takes us on each step in their riveting trip, dealing with raging blizzards, killing chilly, injured sled canine, and setbacks to check the most powerful of wills.

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The Woman Who Rides Like a Man (The Song of the Lioness, by Tamora Pierce

By Tamora Pierce

Newly knighted, Alanna of Trebond seeks experience within the massive barren region of Tortall. Captured by means of fierce wilderness dwellers, she is pressured to turn out herself in a duel to the loss of life -- both she is going to be killed or she's going to be inducted into the tribe. even if she triumphs, dire demanding situations lie forward. As her mythic destiny may have it, Alanna quickly turns into the tribe's first girl shaman -- regardless of the desolate tract dwellers' grave worry of the overseas lady warrior. Alanna needs to struggle to alter the traditional tribal customs of the wilderness tribes -- for his or her sake and for the sake of all Tortall.

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Information analysis of vegetation data by E. Feoli

By E. Feoli

Details research, a favored topic between crops ecologists now not too a long time in the past, is revisited during this brief monograph. The review supplied and the systematic presentation of rules and algorithms should still curiosity facts analysts with backgrounds during this or different fields of usual technological know-how the place the query of classifi cation is addressed. The textual content provides the particular descriptions and the listings of the pc courses. The authors have been recipients of provide help from the Italian Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche "Gruppo Biologia Naturalistica" (E. Feoli) and the Canadian Na tional technology and Engineering learn Council (L. Orl6ci) in the course of crowning glory of the venture. The respective associations of the college of Western Ontario and the collage of Trieste supplied amenities and desktop time. Mrs. Stefani Tichbourne (London) typed the manuscript, Mr. Aulo Zampar (Trieste) gave computing assis tance and Mr. Furio Poropat (Trieste) translated a few courses. we're such a lot thankful to them. E. Feoli M. Lagonegro L."

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A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols

By Peter Nichols

Already a vintage between sailors, Nichols inform the real tale of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe crusing race: the 1st single-handed continuous circumnavigation of the area. "One of the main gripping sea tales i've got ever read." (Sebastian Junger). It lay like a gauntlet thrown down; to sail all over the world on my own and continuous. nobody had ever performed it, not anyone knew if it can be performed. In 1968, 9 males - six Englishmen, Frenchmen and an Italian - got down to attempt, a race born of accident in their timing. One didn't even know the way to sail. that they had extra in universal with Captain cook dinner or Ferdinand Magellan than with the high-tech, severe sailors of this present day, an insignificant 40 years later. It was once no longer the ocean or the elements that made up our minds the character in their voyages however the males they have been, they usually have been as various from each other as Scott from Amundsen. just one of the 9 crossed the completing line after ten months at sea. the remainder encountered melancholy, sublimity, insanity or even loss of life.

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Sunrise Alley (Charon, Book 1) by Catherine Asaro

By Catherine Asaro

Whilst the shipwrecked stranger washed up, approximately drowned, at the seashore close to examine scientist Samantha Bryton's domestic, she was once unaware that he was once anything greater than human: an scan performed through Charon, a infamous legal and practitioner of unlawful robotics and android study. the guy acknowledged his identify was once Turner Pascal-but Pascal was once useless, killed in a motor vehicle damage. Charon is experimenting with copying the minds of people into android brains, implanted in human our bodies to flee detection, and plans to make his personal military of slaves that might keep on with his orders with no query. Samatha and Turner fast came across themselves at the run around the nation, pursued via the main ruthless felony of the twenty-first century. In desperation, Samatha determined to hunt aid from dawn Alley, an underground association of AIs and androids that had long gone rogue. yet those cybernetic outlaws have been rumored to have their very own hidden schedule, no longer unavoidably congruent with humanity's welfare, and Samatha was hoping that her in basic terms desire wouldn't turn out a forlorn one...

Uploader note: the unique resource claims this to be a retail MOBI. It most likely is, even supposing difficult to end up or disprove (Baen seriously makes use of calibre.)

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