Books tagged: dueling

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red/SHIFT
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2009 by The Winterman Project. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A dashing killer trying to outrun his past... A world-weary cop determined to close her most baffling case... A dying heiress desperate to find a cure for her disease... When these stories collide on the same Martian night the results are deadly. The author of Star Trek: Titan: Sword of Damocles presents an original tale of murder and magic set in a future that is both familiar and strange.
Duel
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,990. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Author David Mulholland claims to have uncovered a manuscript written by an obsessive blacksmith who sheds new light on events that led to the fatal duel between law students Robert Lyon and John Wilson on June 13, 1833, in Perth, Upper Canada. But is the blacksmith’s passionate and dramatic narrative fact or fiction? You, the reader, will have to decide.
Game Over
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Timmy can't seem to get a break. First, his parents are destroying their marriage and in the process victimizing him. Second, he's got a monster under his bed, stuck there as a result of him losing a story duel with Joshua. Unfortunately Joshua doesn't want to waste time anymore with someone incapable of creating a truly terrifying virtualized story. Timmy isn't worthy. Or is he?
Stoneweaver
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Series: Stoneweaver, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In a flooded world only small peaks dot the seas, with civilization confined to waterborne cities. Society is ruled by tyrannous bosses, enforcing their will with an army of thugs and Stoneweavers, those able to use the remnants of magic. Resources are conserved by selling the poor into slavery. With such a cleansing due, what danger do an escaped slave and thief pose to this fragile society?
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!
A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathrobe? Find out by downloading now! (www.katecooch.com)
An Apotheosis
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Angel or madman? The greatest swordsman of his day contemplates his victories and defeats as he prepares to step off into the great unknown of apotheosis.
The Finders Keepers
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Price: Free! Words: 86,040. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Alex Abercrombe is an ordinary school boy from St. Mayleboune Orphanage. He had known lots of things, but he never knew what was about to happen. When he and his co-orphan John Tanner fight in the darkness of a forest during a mid-day tour, what he finds out is more than what he had read. When things get upside down, Alex wakes in the center of a very dangerous fate.
Rapier for Revenge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,890. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Like all sons of the nobility in 17th-century France, Armand has been trained to defend himself with a rapier. But beyond that, he believes it is his duty to avenge the murder of his father. His quest takes him to Paris as an actor in a prominent group of players, friendship with the famous Cyrano de Bergerac, imprisonment in a castle tower, and ultimately a duel with his father’s killer.
The Liar The Cheat and The Thief - Deception and the Art of Sword Play
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
You don't fight bodies, you fight minds. Maija Soderholm of Sonny Umpad's Visayan Corto Kadena and Larga Mano System presents the details of one of the most important and least understood aspects of personal combat: How to control the opponent's mind. The Liar the Cheat and The Thief explores the drills and mindset of one of the last modern duelists. A Sun Tzu said "All warfare is deception".