The elderly owner of a Swiss bank had been murdered, the inheritance redirected to a retired British Intelligence officer. No one is who they seem, everyone has an agenda. Groups within groups, secrets inside secrets, lies on top of lies. Part 1 of a 6 part spy series. Action, dark humour, romance, mystery, suspense.I'm Frump... He's not. He's popular... I prefer my bubble. I have a crush on him... He's way out of my league. Right?Well thats what I thought too until one night changed everything... Just one single night with a busy friend who takes off on me, a bunch of awesome guys who become instant big brothers, and a little faith to believe that it can happen for even me too. This is my story about believeing in love, about having the courage to push past whats uncomfortable and about a hope that no one should ever lose no matter what happens to them. It's about how just one night can change your whole world without you even realising it. Those several hours in the dark where magical things happen and dreams do come true.They happened for me and so they can happen for you.
Children do battle with the devil and his dragon. It's the old story of Good versus Evil, but are the children powerfiul enough to defeat Satan's dragon, or will they they be devoured by him, or worse, fed into the eternal flame.From the author of Flyday, Sunset on Mars is a collection of four sci-fi flash fiction stories: two lovers are separated by distance and a sunset; a dentist is undeterred by a zombie invasion; two high school students discover a terrible secret about the zombies; and a captain and a robot are lost in space.
He never thought he would be an accessory to murder. He never thought his conspirator would be a computer. Enjoy this short story with coffee and a blanket!This enigmatic collection of poems explores and equates the boundless possibilities of life and death and delves into each intricate inexplicability of survival. Parekh's roving philosophical eye brings the unconquerable richness of life to the fore and yet at the same time explicitly highlights the veracity of 'death' as the absolute certainty of every existence. The poet joyously celebrates the occasions of both life and death with equal panache in each poetic stanza sewn with the uncanny mysteries of this Universe. The poems within immortalize both life and death as the ultimate victories and the two most contrastingly amazing and divine sides of creation. Catapulting the reader to the threshold of ultimate ecstasy; they bring about an impromptu twist with the closure of breath and what lies beyond. This charismatically woven collection of poetic verse would equally enamor the narcissist as well as the simple humanitarian to the core.This book is a humble attempt to enlighten the readers with the equality of life and death-and to live in both of them to the most unparalleled fullest. Embracing only the religion of humanity, as the Lord has commanded every living being on earth. You cant die in life and cant live in death-each of these components are irrefutably equal in every respect and should be worshipped with due obeisance.
If it weren't for bad luck, Jeff Resnick would have no luck at all! While riding his new racing bike, Jeff is hit by an SUV, an accident which has a cascade effect on his life. He loses his job to a replacement, his girlfriend pressures him to move in, his bank accounts are hacked, and a restless spirit begs for his help—all in less than a week. But it's soon apparent that his so-called random accident is anything but, and the murder of a close friend has a hobbled Jeff on the run. Can he discover who's out to destroy his life—and threaten those he loves most?
Roland never wanted to be in the Army. He didn't want to be penniless either. The Army wanted him though.Roland Mellors couldn't find work. The second industrial revolution had left anyone without high-level qualifications poor and unemployed. When he tries to get just one beer to drown his sorrows he ends up in a recruitment office with an offer he can't refuse. Shattered City is a LitRPG/LitFPS story. It is the start of a series that follows Roland as he tries to fit in within the army. That army has decided to use a full immersion virtual reality game to fight its wars. He enters the game world to fight and work off his new contract. Will Roland survive in this virtual world of war or will he suffer for his entire career?
Airline captain Kerri Sullivan has a perfect life. Only one thing is missing—a woman to share it with. She's had plenty of women on the road to success, but she's never met "the one." Flight attendant Janine Case is beautiful beyond measure, but comes across as aloof and untouchable. When Kerri and Janine are crewmembers on a flight to Hawaii, an unexpected kiss leads to smoldering attraction.After Kerri is forced to make an emergency water landing mid-flight and the two women survive a harrowing rescue mission, all Kerri wants to do is follow her heart into Janine's arms. But Jeanine is hiding a dark secret from her past, one that makes falling in love impossible. She's on the run from her abusive ex-husband, and she'll stop at nothing to protect her daughter, even if the cost is her own happiness.
From Mark Greaney, the New York Times bestselling author of Gunmetal Gray and a coauthor of Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan novels, comes a high-stakes thriller featuring the world's most dangerous assassin: the Gray Man.
Court Gentry's flight on a CIA transport plane is interrupted when a security team brings a hooded man aboard. They want to kick Gentry off the flight but are overruled by CIA headquarters. The mystery man is being transported to England where a joint CIA/MI6 team will interrogate him about a mole in Langley.
When they land in an isolated airbase in the U.K., they are attacked by a hostile force who kidnaps the prisoner. Only Gentry escapes. His handlers send him after the attackers, but what can one operative do against a trained team of assassins? A lot, when that operative is the Gray Man.
“I LOVE THE GRAY MAN.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Lee Child “BOURNE FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM.”—New York Times bestselling author James RollinsPraise for Mission Critical “The
latest in the Gray Man series continues to demonstrate why Greaney
belongs in the upper echelon of special-ops thriller authors.”—Booklist (starred review)“Greaney knows what military action fans want and delivers in spades.”—Publishers WeeklyPraise for Agent in Place“Reminiscent
of John le Carré…Exquisite in its execution, the relentlessly riveting,
“Agent in Place” firmly plants Greaney alongside Brad Taylor and Brad
Thor as the masters of this thriller subgenre.”—Providence Journal “Readers
of the great Tom Clancy will salivate over this fast-moving and
well-plotted yarn, which is part of a consistently appealing series in
which each assignment is billed as the most dangerous ever. Somehow,
Greaney cranks out one winner after another. That’s a lot of work for
the Gray Man and plenty of vicarious pleasure for thriller fans.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)“Greaney’s
steady escalation of the risks that Court faces, and the exceedingly
clever ways he tackles them, make this entry in the exemplary Gray Man
series a can’t-miss.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)Praise for Gunmetal Gray “Fans
of RPG, Hong Kong action films, and high-octane storytelling will love
the Gray Man, who battles full-bore through this fast-paced series.”—The Washington Post “A nonstop barrage of action.”—The Memphis Commercial Appeal “Jam-packed
with action and adventure. It is as modern as tomorrow’s headlines and
moves with fascinating speed from country to country.”—Lincoln Journal Star “This one is fat, fast, and fun. Clancy’s spirit lives on.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)About the AuthorMark Greaney has a degree in international relations and political science. In his research for the Gray Man novels, including Agent in Place, Gunmetal Gray, Back Blast, Dead Eye,Ballistic, On Target, and The Gray Man, he traveled to more than fifteen countries and trained alongside military and law enforcement in the use of firearms, battlefield medicine, and close-range combative tactics. He is also the author of the New York Timesbestsellers Tom Clancy Support and Defend,Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect, Tom Clancy Commander in Chief, and Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance. With Tom Clancy, he coauthored Locked On, Threat Vector, andCommand Authority.