The humans on the Sentinel Battle Station have waited a decade in silence for their enemy's return - a merciless, bird-like alien species known as Apex, who are bent on exterminating all other sentient life in the quadrant. But when a strange warship appears, the crew is thrown into chaos as one faction is desperate to communicate with the newcomers, and the other will kill to keep their mission a secret. For the crew of HMS Blackbeard, a Royal Navy warship light years from home, the battle station may be their salvation.
"I recall chairman Mou's crowds of believers "
Driven from Ireland during the potato famine, Protestant Victoria MacPherson and Catholic Maeve O'Reilly find themselves thrown together aboard a Manhattan-bound ship. After a treacherous journey, they arrive in New York City in 1851, with only a small purse of silver and the promise that Maeve's brother will find them there. But when he doesn't show, the girls are quickly conned out of their savings by a smooth-talking scam artist, leaving the two destitute in the tenements of Lower Manhattan.
After Captain Tolvern and the sentinel battle station fight off a ferocious Apex assault, Admiral Drake sends her into Hroom territory to repair the wounded HMS Blackbeard and collect a fleet of Hroom warships. While Drake probes the deep void searching for the main enemy force, Tolvern and the Hroom spaceyards are assaulted by a massive Apex battleship that intends to harvest Hroom and human alike for its bloody rituals.
"Great book - great series"
Prudence Cotton has recently lost her husband and is desperate to find her daughter, captured by the Nipmuk tribe during King Philip's war. She's convinced her daughter is alive but cannot track her into the wilderness alone. Help arrives in the form of James Bailey, an agent of the crown sent to Boston to investigate the murder of Prudence's husband and to covertly cause a disturbance that would give the king just cause to install royal governors.
"Excellent historical novel"
Led by Jess Tolvern aboard HMS Blackbeard, a battered allied fleet has kept Apex bottled up in the Persia System as Tolvern awaits desperately needed reinforcements. But when a brutal enemy push breaks a harvester ship free of Persia, and she discovers the extent of Apex war preparations, it becomes clear that only the combined might of Albion, Hroom, Scandian, and Singaporean forces have a chance of defeating the enemy once and for all.
Launching from a precarious foothold on Fort Alliance, Catarina Vargus leads her fleet deep into hostile territory, trying to secure a base to support the fleet's operations against the brutal Apex menace. Scandian star wolves infest the sector, led by marauder captains who have vowed to eliminate the navy incursion into their territory. When Catarina gets a signal from a battered navy destroyer limping in from the inner frontier, she takes a small task force to investigate, and is soon sucked into a civil war brewing among various Scandian factions.
A desperate alliance of human and Hroom factions gather to defeat Apex, a brutal alien menace who has vowed to exterminate all civilized races from the sector.
"great sci-fi story"
Of all the desperate women in German-occupied Paris, Gabriela Reyes is the least likely to scratch out her survival as a whore for a Gestapo agent. After fascists murdered her mother and brother and tortured her father in an insane asylum, she hates the Germans as much as she fears them. But when she discovers the man responsible for destroying her family, she decides to become his mistress to try to free her father and avenge her family.
"Great story, excellent writing, superb narration!"
With the alien death fleet destroyed and a temporary truce shattered, Captain Drake and his crew flee from the vengeful Lord Admiral Malthorne who has seized the throne of Albion. When half the fleet joins Drake in rebellion against the usurper, civil war embroils the kingdom.
In the aftermath of an interstellar war with an alien race, Captain James Drake is unjustly court martialed and sentenced to hard labor. Now Drake is on the run from Lord Admiral Malthorne, while another pursuer, Drake's old friend, believes the accusations are true, and promises to bring him to justice.
"Great Story, New Scifi Twists, Keep It Coming!"
Flying at the helm of a powerful battle cruiser, former pirate Catarina Vargus leads a collection of colonists, miners, engineers, and navy personnel to establish an outpost far beyond the frontier. The Royal Navy needs a forward operating base in their war against the alien race known as Apex, who has vowed to exterminate all sentient life in the quarter. Catarina's expedition soon draws the attention of Scandian marauders, driven from their home worlds by plague and war in search of plunder.
A renegade from the Royal Navy, Captain Drake is desperate to free his family from unjust imprisonment at the hands of the lord admiral. Drake must avoid a hostile alien navy and the warships of his old comrades as he leads a pirate fleet to assault the lord admiral's forces in orbit around the home world of Albion. Facing Drake and his crew is the mightiest warship in the fleet, Lord Malthorne's own Dreadnought, a massive battleship that has never tasted defeat.
"Performance & Storyline"
Captain James Drake is desperate to clear his name. Pursued relentlessly by the Royal Navy, he takes his loyal crew to attack Admiral Malthorne's estate and seize the evidence that will prove his innocence.
"Lots of action"
It’s not every man whose wife criticizes his fidelity, but Jacob Christianson hasn’t exactly led a typical life. Raised in a conservative polygamous sect, Jacob has struggled for years to reconcile his faith with his skepticism about the fundamentalist practices of his community. Not so long ago that conflict helped Jacob to combat a dangerous faction of his own church. Now it has brought the FBI to his door, seeking help to infiltrate a millennialist cult suspected of plotting to kill a US senator.When the FBI ignores Jacob’s warnings, it sparks a dramatic standoff with the cultists, leaving Jacob and his family caught squarely in the middle. Tense and engaging, Mighty and Strong is a page-turning foray into the world of religious extremists, culminating in a thrilling battle for supremacy that will leave no one unscathed.
"Listen to this one, it's something differenet!"
Thanks to her brother Jacob, Eliza Christianson’s young life has been anything but dull. At 17 she helped him solve a brutal murder within their conservative polygamous community, and later she supported him when he was recruited by the FBI to infiltrate a dangerous cult. Now it’s Eliza’s turn to make her mark - a woman comes to Eliza after her daughter is recruited by a doomsday cult led by a man called “The Disciple”. In a strange twist of fate, one of the only leads is David, Jacob and Eliza’s brother, who was shunned by their church.
For years Jacob Christianson struggled to reconcile his faith with his skepticism about the fundamentalist practices of his polygamous community. Nevertheless, whenever his family and neighbors in Blister Creek were threatened, Jacob always stepped up to join the fight against those who would destroy them. Now Jacob is facing his greatest challenge yet. Taylor Kimball Jr. has returned, and he wants to take over as prophet of Blister Creek - and claim Jacob’s sister Eliza as his unwilling bride. To protect his family and neighbors, Jacob forms a tenuous alliance with his father - the reigning prophet - and the FBI.
Environmental disaster, war, and government dissolution have plunged the outside world into chaos, leaving the embattled polygamist community of Blister Creek facing a host of dire challenges as their lifesaving resources grow treacherously low. When one of their beloved members gets lost in the desert, Dr. Jacob Christianson agrees to send out an expedition that includes his sister, Eliza. But danger follows the search group, literally.
Now that their latest battle is over, the religious residents of Blister Creek are dealing with their losses and trying to heal - physically and spiritually. Their leader, Jacob Christianson, now feels the full burden of the responsibility and finds himself at a crossroads: keep the believers isolated, or see what lies beyond Blister Creek's borders.
A year has passed since the Kimball clan nearly annihilated the polygamous community of Blister Creek in the largest terrorist attack since 9/11. After the death of his father, Dr. Jacob Christianson takes reluctant leadership of the community as enemies gather against their desert sanctuary, threatening another murderous attack. When Jacob’s adopted son Daniel begins suffering disturbing visions, Jacob fears the worst.
Set in 1450 Paris, this thrilling supernatural suspense novel follows the harrowing journey of an Italian merchant and the beautiful widow of a French duke as they battle wolves and the Inquisition. From Wall Street Journal best-selling author Michael Wallace, The Wolves of Paris has been hailed for its superb plot and gripping, pause-resisting action scenes.
"Good Ole' fashion Werewolf Story"