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Innovation in Carrier Aviation: Aircraft Carrier History, World War I and II, Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer), Royal Navy and American Navy, Jet Engines, Flexdeck, Catapults, Carrier Aviation Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book examines the watershed period in carrier development that occurred immediately following World War II, when design advances were made that would be crucial to the centrality in national-security policy making that carriers and naval aviation have today.
The Arrows of Hercules
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Phoenix Pick. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Set in the time of Dionysios I of Syracuse, at the beginning of the 4th century BC, The Arrows of Hercules tells the tale of Zopyros of Tarentum, an engineer who invents an improved type of catapult. He is quickly drafted by Dionysios into Syracuse’s war efforts against Carthage, which sets him on a series of adventures including a battle against Etruscan pirates and a kidnapping in Carthage.
Blue Into The Rip (Into The Rip #1)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 83,260. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
HOME IS 400 YEARS AWAY A Rip in the fabric of time, a far-flung globally warmed future, a flooded Earth and the only remainder of civilisation—a militaristic organisation living underneath 'Desert Amazon'... Getting back home was the only thing that mattered to messed up, mixed race teenager, Blue & that was the problem – home was four hundred years in the past.
Lord Darkness Episode 1: Moving In
Price: Free! Words: 90. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy
The realm has not heard the last of the terrible overlord known only as Lord Darkness. In fact, he has just retired to the countryside. Follow Darkness and his trusty Minion as they defend their new home from neighbors and other goody goodies with vigorous use of catapults and evil schemes!
The Giant's Graveyard
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Mullen threw up his arms in disbelief. "Not the giant again, Lass! Didn't you learn your lesson last time? Don't you understand that the beast can't be killed?"
Seven Sisters
Series: Seven Sisters, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
In an intact 9th Century Roman Empire one man has the chance to fight one battle to bring an end to civil war. To besiege the most highly fortified city in the empire, its seven forts and water defences. Thanks to his devious emperor, he hasn’t got enough troops or enough time but he must win for the empire, and use the new weapons at his disposal. He can do this, but can he do it in time?
The Chronicles of Gan: The Thorn
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Fantasy, Fiction » Adventure » General
Three tribes are at war on the planet Gan, unaware that the sign of Christ’s birth on an unknown world - Earth - is about to appear in the heavens. During a bloody skirmish with Gideonite troops, Jonathan of Daniel spares Pekah, a young enemy soldier. His merciful act results in a chain of events that saves the life of his betrothed, ends the war, and gives birth to a national hero.