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The Nuclear Secrets: British Trident Submarines
Price: Free! Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Essay » Political
This is the report by William McNeilly about hazards and slovenly conduct on British Trident submarines. In May 2015 he sacrificed his career, maybe more, to write it. Another ex Navy officer, Euan Bryson, said McNeilly's concerns about security "rang true from my experience". For more about nuclear near catastrophes, see e.g. Eric Schlosser: Command And Control. Allen Lane/Penguin, 2013.
Cat and Mouse
Series: Herc Tom, Champion of the Empire, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Major Tom has plans this leave; this cat is finally going to get some much needed R&R with his mates. But recent additions to the household (including his Admiral father-in-law and an uppity mouse chef), as well as an unexpected visit from yet another enemy puts his whiskers in a twist. "Cat and Mouse" is a speculative fiction short story, third of his "Major Tom, Champion of the Empire" series.
The Slayer Rune
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Slayer Rune is a historical action-adventure novella with slight supernatural elements. In this first instalment in the new Viking series, the stage is set in Norway in AD 967. Young Sigurd, the chieftain's son, is in love with Yljali, a pretty, foreign thrall girl. But how does he manage to fight off his powerful rivals?
Possession Of My Soul : The Three Immortal Blades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,130. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Karla Gray is an ordinary young woman that is taken from her mundane life into a world of blood lust as she begins to struggle with a unique ability. Karla is a Shielder; an exceptional fighter born with the rare ability to project a Shield for protection. However, Shielders are not the only kind that possesses such a talent. The Shielders battle a war that has been raging for centuries.
The White Wolf
Series: The Hawks. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Growing up in the frozen land of Nairt’kun, Venadis always dreamed of escaping her life of slavery. Her opportunity comes when Martokallu recruits King Norgrith’s armies for his fight against the Hawks. Fearing her powerful magic, Venadis’s masters force her to wear an iron collar. When she breaks free, the Hawks offer her their protection.
How to Kill Monsters Using Common Household Items
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,240. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015 by Permuted. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Horror » General
The greatest threat facing the human race is monsters. Vampires, werewolves, space aliens, gnomes; we can't open the front door without facing our doom. "How to Kill Monsters Using Common Household Items" is a must-have homeowner defense manual for eliminating monsters easily, effectively, and sometimes with a No. 2 pencil. Or maybe a chainsaw. Whichever’s closer.
Water Into Wine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014 by Butterfly Creek Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Floyd is a geek with a brilliant idea but he needs illegal drugs to prove it. He asks childhood friend Jo Burke, ex-army and a reformed addict, for help. Things quickly go wrong as their communications are compromised and attempts are made on their lives. They flee with an unknown enemy in close pursuit and become involved with intelligence agencies and an anarchist group with a hi-tech arsenal.
Five by Five 3: Target Zone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
TARGETS ARE LOCKED! Five short novels by five masters of military SF capture the excitement, and hell, of fantastic future war—on and off the battlefield. Stories of terrifying monsters, dangerous aliens and staggering cosmic dreadnaughts march alongside far-flung courtroom dramas and cautionary tales involving man and his devices.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.