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Steampunk in Asien. Abenteuer von Hannibal. Zufällig verbrannt oder ermordet? Die Indianer wehren sich. Der blinde Detektiv in der Welt der Luftfahrt. Blicke in den Himmel mit einem einfachen Teleskop. – Gute englische eBook-Bestseller kostenlos oder sehr, sehr preiswert. Diese eBooks sind oft nur kurze Zeit kostenlos! Bitte beachten Sie unsere FAQ zu den hier präsentierten kostenlosen eBooks.

Time Of Flight

Historischer Krimi von A. C. Koning

It is 1931, and the world has taken to the air: ’You couldn’t switch on the wireless these days without hearing news of the latest feat by Miss Johnson or Commander Kidson; the newspapers, too, were full of their exploits…’ For blind War Veteran Frederick Rowlands, the craze for flying which seems to have affected all ranks of society holds little interest—after all, he is never likely to set foot in an aeroplane… But then a chance meeting with a famous flier draws him into the glamorous—and dangerous—world of aviation, and he finds himself caught up in a web of suspicion, jealous rivalry, sexual betrayal, and murder.

A. C. Koning, eigentlich Christina Koning ist eine britische Journalistin, Akademikerin und preisgekrönte Romanautorin. „But the story itself is also an enjoyable page-turner with a traditional assortment of clues and red-herrings along the way, leading to a most satisfactory explanation at the end, and it’s great fun to keep one’s upper lip stiff and one’s chin up while immersed in another world, presented to us with humour, elegance and understanding.“ (Rezensent) (4 Rezensionen / 5,0 Sterne), 282 Seiten – noch gratis?

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Fifteen Postcards

Zeitreise-Fantasy von Kirsten McKenzie

Following the unexplained disappearance of her parents, and in a last ditch attempt to save the antique store she has inherited from financial ruin, Sarah Lester takes on a deceased estate. Amongst the estate is a collection of vintage postcards which lead Sarah on a journey through time. Sarah is unprepared for what these postcards hint at about their reclusive former owner, and soon they complicate her life in unimaginable ways, transporting her to Victorian London, colonial New Zealand and to the British Raj in India. Sarah has to fight her twenty-first century instincts, and a century of emancipation, to survive.

Die Neuseeländerin Kirsten McKenzie war sowohl in England als auch Neuseeland Zollbeamtin, bis sie in dem Antiquitätenladen ihrer Eltern gearbeitet hat – und letzteres hat stark dieses Buch beeinflusst. “The time travel episodes are bound together by Sarah’s real-world, modern-day life as a second-hand and antiques shop owner in London. McKenzie’s historical scenes are well researched, and her modern-day London scenes reveal a fascinating side of the world of antique auctions. Her taut writing skills keep the many threads of this story separate but resolutely pulling towards the inevitable, dramatic climax.” (Leserin) (75 Rezensionen / 4,6 Sterne), 401 Seiten noch günstig?

Cold River Renaissance

Thriller von Enes Smith

It’s day 8 of „The Event,“ a week into an apocalyptic fight for survival following a mysterious nationwide blackout, and the Cold River Reservation–a safe haven for innocent men, women, and children–is under siege: from both cannibalistic invaders and a treacherous serial killer. A pack of unhinged criminals has holed up at Kah Nee Ta Resort; they’re drinking scotch, admiring their trophies–the heads of the tribal members they’ve murdered (and in some cases turned into stew)–and plotting a harebrained advance across the Deschutes River and into the Reservation.

Enes Smith, ein ehemaliger Polizeidetektiv und Professor der Kriminologie, schreibt faszinierende Thriller. „The characters are full of life and vitality, commitment and love. The blending of the American Indian culture with the White culture keeps me on my toes.“ (Leser) (37 Rezensionen / 4,5 Sterne), 195 Seiten – noch gratis?

The Kidney Donor Krimi von P.F. Ford
Als ein obdachloser Mann zu Tode verbrannt in einem Müllcontainer aufgefunden wird, scheint das der Polizei ein klarer Fall zu sein. Schließlich war es nur ein tragischer Unfall, oder nicht? Als der ehemalige Detective Sergeant Dave Slater aus seinem Urlaub in Thailand zurückkommt, dauert es nicht lange, bis er und sein früherer Partner Norman Noman die deutliche Ahnung bekommen, dass da etwas nicht ganz stimmt. „Great plot, terrific character development, and a smooth writing style.“ (Leser) (52 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 226 Seiten – noch gratis?
Band 1 ist auch wieder kostenlos:
Death Of a Temptress Krimi von P.F. Ford
(357 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 278 Seiten – noch gratis?

The Thunderbolt Historischer Roman von James Duprie
Hannibal Barca ist in der Perle des Mittelmeers aufgewachsen, Karthago. Es hat die ungeteilte Macht über das Meer und ist im Landesinneren mit seinen mächtigen Kriegselefanten und seinen numidischen Söldnern gefürchtet worden. Er wusste immer, dass die größte Bedrohung ihrer Macht der Aufschwung des römischen Reiches war. „“The Thunderbolt“ is a solid fictional account of Hannibal’s adventures during the second Punic War. If you’re looking for a history book, this isn’t it, but it’s a highly entertaining read. I highly recommend it.“ (Leser) (31 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 308 Seiten – noch gratis?
Der nächste Band ist auch kostenlos:
Africanus Historischer Roman von James Duprie
(12 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 186 Seiten – noch gratis?

David Robert Ignatius (* 26. Mai 1950 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) ist ein US-amerikanischer Journalist und Autor. Er ist Redakteur und Kolumnist der Washington Post sowie Buchautor.

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Agents of Innocence

Thriller von David Ignatius

Beirut 1969. In a city where lies are common currency and betrayal is a way of life, CIA operative Tom Rogers and Jamal Ramlawi, a high-ranking PLO terrorist, embark on a relationship that is fraught with ambiguity and danger.

Sein erster Thriller und sein erster großer Erfolg. “An uncommonly informative and intriguing espionage thriller.” (Time) (192 Rezensionen / 4,3 Sterne), 452 Seiten noch günstig?

The Increment

Thriller von David Ignatius

An anonymous email arrives via the CIA’s website: someone on the inside of Iran’s nuclear program is apparently ready to talk. Harry Pappas, head of the Agency’s Iran desk, knows that if the contact is real, he’s looking at the intelligence coup of the decade. But the unconfirmed information his informant brings starts a clock ticking in Washington: the government hawks want to use it to justify a pre-emptive strike against Iran.Harry lost a son in Iraq, and has no desire to start another war on incomplete intelligence.

Sein siebter Thriller. “Mr. Ignatius is one of those rare writers who understands the gestalt of the intelligence community―gets its culture and its modus vivendi spot on.” (John Weisman, Washington Times) (118 Rezensionen / 4,2 Sterne), 401 Seiten noch günstig?

The Director

Thriller von David Ignatius

A MAN WITH SOMETHING TO CHANGE. Graham Weber, the new director of the CIA, is tasked with revolutionising an agency in crisis. Never intimidated by a challenge, Weber intends to do just that. A HACKER WITH SOMETHING TO EXPOSE. Weber’s task greatens when a young computer genius approaches the CIA with proof their systems have been compromised. There is a breach. There is a mole. A WOMAN WITH SOMETHING TO PROVE. The agent who takes this walk-in is K. J. Sandoval – a frustrated yet ambitious base chief desperate to prove her worth to the agency and its new director.

Sein neunter Thriller. „This one requires close reading because of the detail involved in a novel involving digital conspiracy and treason, and different levels of national values by the principals. Thus, it may be slower reading than most thriller readers are looking for, but this is a complex novel, with carefully drawn characters, and details that produce a compelling read. This is a brilliant display of the ability of Ignatius to gather a huge amount of digital information, the complexities of national spycraft, a tight photograph of the most important characters and their interplay on an international stage.” (Leser) (458 Rezensionen / 3,7 Sterne), 384 Seiten noch günstig?

The Quantum Spy

Thriller von David Ignatius

A top-secret quantum research lab is compromised by a suspected Chinese informant. CIA officer Harris Chang leads the mole hunt, pursuing his target from the towering cityscape of Singapore to the mountains of Mexico and beyond. The investigation is obsessive, destructive, and uncertain… In order to win, Chang must question everything he knows.

Sein zehnter und neuester Thriller. „Unputdownable, riveting, enthralling — I could go on and on. I admire David’s weaving of contemporary affairs, history and an imagined future into his thrillers. His characters have an edge to them; his narrative flows smoothly.” (Leser) (174 Rezensionen / 4,1 Sterne), 575 Seiten noch günstig?

Metal and Magic

Steampunk von Chris Paton

METAL EMISSARY: Despatched on a secret mission in Central Asia, 22 year old Lieutenant Jamie Hanover encounters hostile tribes, steam-powered robots and djinn in his search for answers regarding the British defeat at Trafalgar. SLOW DEMONS: Studying the precise art of chronology, scientist Luise Hanover is in the process of manipulating time. KHRONOS: The Russian city of Arkhangelsk has fallen, its people held hostage within its walls as the German Confederation employs its Metal Emissaries in a new, more menacing role. DJINN: The Passage of Time has been opened and the siege of Arkhangelsk has begun.

Chris Paton ist ein Engländer, der in Dänemark lebt und Fantasy und Science Fiction verfasst. „The characters are well thought out, the setting feels very real, and Chris Paton is a thorough writer who is clearly having fun living in this world he has created, which comes through for the reader as well.“ (Leser von Band 1), 707 Seiten – noch gratis?

Easy Things to See With a Small Telescope Ratgeber von Richard J. Bartlett
Richard J. Bartlett hat sich als sechsjähriger Junge schon für Astronomie interessiert. Heute schreibt er darüber in Zeitschriften, Blogs und Büchern. Hier beschreibt er, wie man mit einem relativ einfachen und preiswertem Teleskop befriedigend den nächtlichen Himmel betrachten kann. „Excellent read for people just beginning and those attempting to get better. Written so as not to lose the reader with technical descriptions and he is never boring. Good advice on telescopes and lenses with great star charts included. The author is not concerned with showing how competent he is but spends his effort educating the reader in a way that is easy to digest.“ (Leser), (12 Rezensionen / 4,8 Sterne), 178 Seiten noch gratis?

Rating: 5.0/5. From 6 votes.
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