Books tagged: hostages

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Stuck In the Center
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The three young Barkley kids (12,9, and 5) are accidentally locked in the large urban Harding Commerce Center at closing. The kids must then protect themselves by helping the automated security systems, a bumbling repairman, a narcoleptic homeless woman, and two Center employees to thwart three bank robbers who want the kids as hostages when they are discovered and the police arrive.
The Justified Trilogy & Warning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
[On Sale] The three short-stories of the Justice family, with the additional short-story of Aaron Adamson have been combined into one book: Necessary Means, Opposing Force, Preemptive Strike and Warning. What happens when good people are targeted by those who want to do them harm?-or force them into subservience? Sometimes being passive isn't proper, and action is required.
Opposing Force
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Part 2 of the Justified Trilogy Dominique Justice is going to the family cabin with her daughter; her husband is already there. She stops at a gas station to refuel, but also get things for her and her daughter as it's many miles to get to the cabin. As they shop the store is robbed; the robbers want all the patrons to get in the cooler. Dominique refuses for her or Danielle to enter the cooler.
Necessary Means
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Part 1 of the Justified Trilogy Daemon Justice is preparing for a vacation with his wife and daughter; however, they are kidnapped right out of the yard. Daemon pursues the kidnappers; the exit is blocked by a truck after the kidnappers escape. The truck driver is with the kidnappers and Daemon uses force to counter the force of the kidnappers to prevent harm from further befalling his family.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,850. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Nearly four hundred people awake to find their small town in New Mexico surrounded by armed soldiers. It quickly becomes apparent the soldiers intend to kill everyone, children included. The only people who can stand against them are a paunchy 54 year old deputy sheriff, the town whore and the local drunk. Even the White House is impotent in the face of a threat to burn the children alive.
The Sultan of the Sulu Sea
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 18. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
This is the eighteenth book in the Wallace Boys series. 'The Sultan of the Sulu Sea' follows on from 'The Treasure of the Tiger'. The boys’ return to Singapore is forestalled by the appearance of the pirate boat, the Sabil. Following a desperate attempt to elude the Moro pirates, the Silver Spray is captured and the boys are taken as hostages!
The Man in the Paper Mache Hat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a botched robbery leaves a desperate gunman trapped in a bank lobby surrounded by a dozen terrified hostages, one man braves his wrath to keep the others safe... a very special man. A man in a paper mache hat that no one else can see.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,360. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » South American
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
Taken - Summers Sisters Series
Series: The Summers Sisters Series, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 213,490. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
My life had gone from a disaster to a Cinderella story. I have found my Prince Charming. I’m not sure why my mind was full of all this as I watched the game. Maybe I knew it was too good to be true. A simple phone call started the next nightmare. They have taken hostages and want me in exchange. I dropped off the wall next to the stands and took off running toward whatever hell was waiting.
Leavenworth: Target for Terror
Series: Leavenworth, Kansas Enos Hobson Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This 5th installment of the Enos Hobson Leavenworth series is written as a thriller. When the new administration talked about bringing Guantanamo inmates to Fort Leavenworth, many became concerned for the kinds of people their presence might attract. Leavenworth would be a soft target. Read what happens when a terrorist cell comes to town to spring an inmate, running square into Enos & crew.