Books tagged: mercenaries

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Of Wolves & Winter: A Tale of Rakki Silverthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: British English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
As a slave, the boy had not even as much as a name. The only thing that he did have was his life, short and hard as it had been thus far. But the wolf was a creature not moved by human pity, and in seeking for its prey, intended to take away even that from the boy. So as his life flashes before his eyes, will he accept his fate or fight for the slimmest chance to change it?
War on the Cheap
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Terran control of the Xinq Reach has ended. Discharged officers dodging war crimes charges organize a mercenary company for jobs that governments won't touch. Former assassin Arras ak Winsen learns that sniper skills don't make her a tactician; Colonel Staad nal Elbers discovers how to work with a four-armed, pregnant artillery commander. Nobody has the right weapons; the job still has to be done.
Calculated Risk Episode 01: Humanitas
Series: Veil of Truth, 1.01. You set the price! Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Calculated Risk is a 6-part space opera serial inspired by TV shows such as Firefly, Cowboy Bebop and Farscape. In this episode, the crew of the Calculated Risk is hired by the almighty League of Worlds to track down and capture a terrorist responsible for destroying a cruise liner. As everything in the Veil of Truth, things are not always what they look like.
The Hunt for Tatterwing: A Tatterwing Chronicles Glimpse
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
In this glimpse of the Tatterwing Chronicles, a group of sell-swords recruit tracker Hal Ternhill in their hunt for the mysterious witch known as Tatterwing.
African Revenge
Series: Lance Weber, 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,310. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"Mr McCoy gets on with the job of telling us exactly what it is like in the Heart of Darkness. He has the soldier's eye for terrain and the soldier's eye for character. This has the ring of truth." — John Braine, author of “Room at the Top”, in the Sunday Telegraph AFRICAN REVENGE is the hyper-shock tale of a deadly crocodile hunt traversing the face of Africa like a moving small-scale war.
Nature and Blight
Price: Free! Words: 111,400. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Nature’s castle is under siege by the forces of Blight. She's sent two for help. They are anything but heroes. She has no choice. The fate of all is in their hands. Savage is the mercenary leader of Blight’s army. He’s learned of a plot to end his command and makes a decision. It will alter everything. Welcome to the War of Realms, where Life and Death deal the cards and everyone plays the game.
War-Crossed Eyes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,470. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Adventure » Action
It is less than a year before the bloodiest chapter in American History, the Civil War, commences in earnest. A Blackfoot Indian rides the prairie, looking for revenge on the society which has stolen his son from him. He is about to cross paths with a beautiful young woman whose disappearance will send ripples through the Western Frontier, conscripting mercenaries and mutineers into the hunt to br
Relvan's Rescue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
In this tale of heroic sword and sorcery, mercenary captain Janner Kohl is hired by an old flame to escort her and her son across pirate-infested waters. When a betrayal results in the kidnapping of his charges, Janner must decide how much he is really willing to risk to save them. Originally published in the 2011 Pirates & Swashbucklers anthology by Metahuman Press.
Katerina Blues
Series: The .40 Caliber Mouse, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Katerina Dalzell, a sexy wild child, started up an entertainment tabloid, The Stray, and injected new life into the club and music scene in Champaign, Illinois. But on a fateful New Year’s Eve, she found not everyone was a fan. The blonde with the signature cat tat had become a target, hunted by a horde of contractors. Desperate, she hired a bodyguard, The .40 Caliber Mouse.
Wolven Kindred
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,990. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
No one in the company could imagine the Kindred of lore going hungry and despairing. Of course, legends don't have stories of heroes crapping under a bush and wiping their arse with a pine cone, either. Seeking to return the Wolven Kindred to the honour they had once held, Nietan and his bonded wolven Ær take over the mercenary company. They have a plan, but is it a good one?