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  • Message for the Dead
    Jason Anspach / Nick Cole
    Survive the Future.As Legion Commander Keller attempts to coax the Republic and Black Fleet into a winner-take-all battle at the heart of the Galactic Core, Wraith uncovers secrets from Tyrus Rechs’s past. Determined to liberate his crew from the clutches of a dormant fleet controlled by a hostile AI, the soldier-turned-rogue comes face to face with the galaxy’s greatest threat...
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    18,82 €

  • Gauntlet
    Richard Aaron
    A terrorist threat is looming; an attack that would dwarf any other. This time, the government knows it’s coming, but doesn’t know where, or how.660 tons of Semtex is detonated in a massive explosion in Libya.  The operation seems to have gone smoothly, but within minutes of the explosion, CIA agent Richard Lawrence discovers that one shipment of the explosive has been hijacked...
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    18,26 €

  • Moscow Airlift
    Marc Liebman
    In 1991, Gorbachev signs the historic US/Soviet grain deal, committing the Soviets to purchasing eight million tons of grain over the next five years. In response, inflation in the Soviet Union rises almost out of control, the government loses its iron grip on the population, and the Soviet parliament votes to dissolve the Soviet Union. Hardliners want Gorbachev out of power, a...
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    18,70 €

  • A Turning Wind
    J G Harlond
    Book 2 in The Chosen Man Trilogy by award-winning historical crime writer J.G. HarlondAn ’amazing story that simply blew me away’ - Readers’ Favorite 5* reviewIf you enjoy Wilbur Smith, you’ll love this tale.Ludo da Portovenere, one time corsair, sometime merchant, secret agent of monarchs, servant of none.From the trading colony of Goa to the royal courts of England and Spain,...
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    17,67 €

  • Metal Angels - Part One
    D K Girl
    The Facility holds many dangerous secrets.All of them are worth killing for.The Facility’s most classified asset has just been dumped on Kira’s doorstep.Azrael.He’s undeniably beautiful to look at, like a sculpture brought to life. But what is he exactly?Human? Android? Or something else entirely?And what the hell is she supposed to do with him?He dribbles when he drinks, can’t...
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    11,46 €

  • The Saga of the Lion and the Lamb
    JZ Greiner
    Erik-Christian Denman was a youthful genius-general in the Royal Danish Army who went rogue after the Danish occupation by Nazis in WWII. Leading a group of elite, saboteurs, and assassins to uncountable and legendary victories, in the final months of 1944, he made a series of strange decisions that seemingly put him and his men in mortal danger. With him as a brilliant militar...
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    29,03 €

  • Civil War Stories
    Ambrose Bierce
    Bierce was considered a master of pure English by his contemporaries, and virtually everything that came from his pen was notable for its judicious wording and economy of style. He wrote in a variety of literary genres. His short stories are held among the best of the 19th century, providing a popular following based on his roots. He wrote realistically of the terrible things h...
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    20,43 €

  • The Ghost Ship
    John C. Hutcheson / John CHutcheson
    Young Dick Haldane sets out on his first sea voyage aboard the S.S. Star of the North, from the deck Dick sees a Ghost Ship. A large fullrigged ship with white canvas sails all crimson from a last expiring gleam of the Sun’s afterglow. The ship’s sails were tattered and torn, with the ragged ends blowing out loose from the boltropes in the most untidy fashion, unkempt, uncared ...
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    27,93 €

  • Allan Quatermain # 5
    H. Rider Haggard / HRider Haggard
    Before there was Indiana Jones there was Allan Quartermain: the original explorer, treasure hunter, and adventurer. The Quartermain books have captivated readers for more than a century, spawning more than a dozen movies and a host of imitators. ...
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    27,96 €

  • A Book of Merlin
    Lord Alfred Tennyson
    Before there was Gandalf and Dumbledore there was Merlin the legendary adviser to King Arthur. Shrouded in the magical mist of time Merlin is the wizard that all other wizards are measured against. Collected here in one edition are the stories and legends that inspired a tradition including Merlin’s Youth by George Parker Bidder; The Prophecies of Merlin, and the Birth of Arthu...
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    20,31 €

  • Tales of the Alhambra
    Irving Washington
    The Alhambra : a series of tales and sketches of the Moors and Spaniards was published in May 1832, Consisting of a series of essays and short fiction pieces, it was referred to as his 'Spanish Sketch Book.' In 1851 Irving wrote the 'Author’s Revised Edition', also titled Tales of the Alhambra. Tales of the Alhambra is a collection of essays, verbal sketches, and stories. ...
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    27,92 €

  • The Amazing Quest of Doctor Syn
    Russell Thorndyke
    The sixth book in the series of Doctor Syn novels by Russell Thorndike, in which the doctor travels to Wales to compete with another smuggler. ...
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    27,98 €

  • The Egoist
    George Meredith
    The novel recounts the story of self-absorbed Sir Willoughby Patterne and his attempts at marriage; jilted by his first bride-to-be, he vacillates between the sentimental Laetitia Dale and the strong-willed Clara Middleton. More importantly, the novel follows Clara’s attempts to escape from her engagement to Sir Willoughby, who desires women to serve as a mirror for him and con...
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    35,99 €

  • Young Goodman Brown
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    The story begins at sunset in Salem, Massachusetts, as young Goodman Brown leaves Faith, his wife of three months, for an unknown errand in the forest. Faith pleads with her husband to stay with her but he insists the journey into the forest must be completed that night. In the forest he meets a man, dressed in a similar manner to himself and bearing a resemblance to himself. T...
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    14,27 €

  • The Tragical History of Dr. Faustus
    Christopher Marlowe
    The Tragicall History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is a play by Christopher Marlowe, based on the Faust story, in which a man sells his soul to the devil for power and knowledge. Doctor Faustus was first published in 1604, eleven years after Marlowe’s death and at least twelve years after the first performance of the pl...
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    18,08 €

  • The History of the Caliph Vathek
    William Jr. Beckford / William JrBeckford
    The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalized version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Ebl...
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    20,54 €

  • Otto of the Silver Hand
    Howard Pyle
    Born into a family that is already engaged in a blood feud with another noble house, Otto is sent to live with monks, but is reclaimed at age 12 by his militant, but loving father. The gentle-natured boy is kidnapped and mutilated by the rival family. Pauline, his captors daughter helps him escape. His father allows him to return to the monks who place him under the emperor’s ...
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    17,98 €

  • Project Mastodon
    Clifford D. Simak / Clifford DSimak
    Hudson lay in his sleeping bag, staring at the sky. It bothered him a lot. There was not one familiar constellation, not one star that he could name with any certainty. This juggling of the stars, he thought, emphasized more than anything else in this ancient land the vast gulf of years which lay between him and the Earth where he had been-or would be-born. ...
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    17,71 €

  • Phantastes
    George MacDonald
    Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women was the first work of fiction by MacDonald. Phantastes, exerted a strong influence on fantasy authors of later generations: for example, C. S. Lewis claimed that his imagination had been baptized by reading it. The story concerns a young man, Anodos, who is pulled into a dreamlike world and there hunts for his ideal of female beaut...
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    30,67 €

  • Rollo in Holland
    Jacob Abbott
    Follow Rollo, and his friends, on their many adventures. You will have fun learning about subjects such as ethics, history, science, friendship and family. He will take you on adventures around the block, and around the globe! ...
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    20,54 €

  • Rollo on the Atlantic
    Jacob Abbott
    Follow Rollo, and his friends, on their many adventures. You will have fun learning about subjects such as ethics, history, science, friendship and family. He will take you on adventures around the block, and around the globe! ...
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    20,39 €

  • Rollo on the Rhine
    Jacob Abbott
    Follow Rollo, and his friends, on their many adventures. You will have fun learning about subjects such as ethics, history, science, friendship and family. He will take you on adventures around the block, and around the globe! ...
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    20,42 €

  • Rollo at Work
    Jacob Abbott
    Follow Rollo, and his friends, on their many adventures. You will have fun learning about subjects such as ethics, history, science, friendship and family. He will take you on adventures around the block, and around the globe! ...
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    20,53 €

  • Rollo in London
    Jacob Abbott
    Follow Rollo, and his friends, on their many adventures. You will have fun learning about subjects such as ethics, history, science, friendship and family. He will take you on adventures around the block, and around the globe! ...
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    20,51 €

  • Across India
    Oliver Optic
    A fascinating adventure tale with exciting non-stop action for both young teens and adults alike.Across India is the first volume of the third series of the 'All-Over-the-World Library,' in which the voyage of the Guardian-Mother is continued from Aden, where some important changes were made in the current of events, including the disposal of the little steamer Maud, which figu...
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    27,93 €

  • El Flaco
    D.L. Young / D.LYoung
    A New Threat Emerges, an Old Rival ReturnsFor seventy-eight years, the Republic of Texas has been a dead, isolated nation, cut off from its motherland to the north by a militarized, impenetrable border. That ends today.  Six months after overthrowing the Dallasite regime and taking control of Texas, Ernesto “El Flaco” Guzmán is suddenly forced to cope with a new, unexpected adv...
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    12,51 €

  • The Neighborhood
    Janice Lister
    The Neighborhood is about two sisters growing up in their neighborhood into their adulthood. This is a compelling story that entails many adversities that a person may go through in life. This story of adventure will make you laugh, and it will make you cry. There are surprises in this adventure that will amaze you. You will see how a neighborhood is torn apart and how the neig...
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    9,14 €

  • Dang
    R.D. Smith / R.DSmith
    An action-packed Southern mystery adventure that will have you laughing and guessing until the very end!The whole town thinks Willem has already committed two murders. Why shouldn’t they believe he’s committed more?For the past year and a half, Willem has been an outcast in his hometown. Everyone believes he’s a killer. On top of the murder accusations, his 'biofuel/fertilizer'...
  • Exploding Buddha
    Paul Leonard Leonard Williams / Paul Leonard Williams
    Business has been slow, which is never a good thing when you have bills to pay.  It’s much worse when you owe money to the most notorious crime boss in San Francisco.  So when a beautiful anthropology professor walks into Gideon’s office asking him to determine the whereabouts of an ancient artifact called the Horn of Ryujin, he naturally takes the case.Gideon is not the only o...
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    16,81 €

  • bEARS mAUL
    R.P. Wollbaum
     The 1960's. A time of social upheaval and change. The EBB and its new leader, Paul, find themselves thrust into the middle of anti-war and ant-military sentiments.Risking their lives in unnoticed and remote areas of the world, EBB performs dangerous peacekeeping missions for the UN - missions that see the young troopers experience the very worst and best of humanity, somet...
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    18,06 €