Archive For The “Action” Category
By W. E. Johns
Biggles retires from the Air Police within the wish of being recruited somewhere else. he's hoping to infiltrate a gun working racket who're believed to be promoting weapons to rebels in African international locations and supporting to impress civil battle. After ads, Biggles is approached through a count number Alexander Stavropulos and provided a beneficiant salary to fly for him. Biggles is taken through aircraft to Noriovika, a village in northern Greece the place the count number has a personal airfield. right here, he's stunned to discover Roderick Canson, a crooked ex-RAF pilot who Biggles has formerly visible imprisoned in BIGGLES AND THE BLACK masks. fortunately, the count number already is aware that Biggles is an ex-policeman so Canson can't reveal him. Canson and a pilot known as Jumbo Brady are despatched on a regimen supply to Africa yet a message is later got that their Constellation aircraft has crashed in a space often called the Sudd. Biggles is assigned as co-pilot to Sandy provide and they're either despatched out in a one other Constellation plane to rescue Canson, Brady and their shipment. On direction, Biggles and Sandy are pressured to land by means of an army airplane piloted through Lieutenant I'Nobo of the Congolese Air strength. I'Nobo searches their aircraft, discovering not anything, yet says he has been tipped off Constellation is smuggling weapons to rebels within the Congo and he has orders to forestall it. Canson, who has visible the airplane come down, makes his solution to them and tells Biggles that his Constellation used to be additionally compelled down, yet has no longer but been came upon by means of the Congolese military. Biggles, Sandy and Canson go back to Canson's Constellation airplane. Canson is adamant that his shipment is farm equipment and he's astonished to discover it's truly weapons while Biggles opens the crates up. The weapons are hidden within the surrounding bush, as to be discovered with them may suggest loss of life for them all. in the course of the evening, Canson returns to Biggles' plane and steals it to flee, leaving Biggles and Sandy stranded with the unique Constellation that is slowed down and can't be flown. Canson will get his comeuppance whilst I'Nobo shoots him down in flames, an occasion proven at the airborne dirt and dust disguise of the e-book. Brady returns to affix the social gathering, having been away looking aid. he's through Sergeant Ducard of the Congolese military, with whom Biggles quickly falls out. Lieutenant I'Nobo arrives simply in time to forestall hassle. Ducard and his males depart, yet then one among them, referred to as Christmas, deserts, to flee from Ducard and sign up for Biggles and the others. This brings Ducard again and one other risky disagreement is barely shunned via the well timed arrival of Algy and Ginger. they've got pop out to the Congo with the count number, who's attempting to tackle what's taking place together with his planes. He really has no wisdom of any smuggling as he got the goods for supply prepared packed and the Greek executive set a catch for the genuine culprits at the back of the smuggling operation.
By K. A. Applegate
The conflict among the Yeerks and the Animorphs continues to be raging. There are not any extra secrets and techniques - yet there are many lies. the youngsters are struggling with tougher than they ever suggestion they can. And they’re approximately to make the most important determination they’ve ever needed to face. a call that could finally holiday them all.
Ax and the Animorphs have recognized that the last word destruction of the Yeerk pool will provide them a major probability to take again Earth. And they've found out the way to do it. yet there’s no option to damage the pool with no destroying everybody else which may be there. And there’s not more time to consider it. There’s merely convinced or no. . . .
By Shane N. Blake
By Nick Harkaway
From the acclaimed writer of The Gone-Away World, blistering gangster noir meets howling absurdist comedy because the forces of excellent sq. off opposed to the forces of evil, and basically an unassuming clockwork repairman and an octogenarian former superspy can shop the realm from overall destruction.
Joe Spork spends his days solving old clocks. The son of notorious London felony Mathew “Tommy Gun” Spork, he has became his again on his family’s mobster background and goals to reside a quiet existence. That orderly lifestyles is without warning upended whilst Joe prompts a very strange clockwork mechanism. His consumer, Edie Banister, is greater than the kindly previous girl she appears to be like to be—she’s a retired foreign undercover agent. And the machine? It’s a Nineteen Fifties doomsday computing device. Having brought on it, Joe now faces the wrath of either the British govt and a diabolical South Asian dictator who's additionally Edie’s outdated arch-nemesis. at the upside, Joe’s bought a lady: a daring receptionist named Polly whose smarts, savvy and intercourse allure might be simply what he wishes. With Joe’s once-quiet international all of sudden overrun via mad clergymen, psychopathic serial killers, clinical geniuses and threats to the way forward for wide awake lifestyles within the universe, he realizes that the single method to continue to exist is to muster the braveness to struggle, aid Edie entire a project she deserted years in the past and choose up his father’s previous gun . . .
By Ulrich Timme Kragh
By Chris Ryan
5 males. One theft. a dangerous online game of greed, revenge and betrayal is set to start.
Fresh out of the SAS, Matt Browning is down on his good fortune. He owes -500,000. If he doesn't get the cash quickly, he dies. From nowhere, he's provided a lifeline. a success on al-Queda, sanctioned and helped by way of MI5. Matt gathers a small crew of former SAS males to scouse borrow $10 million in gold and diamonds from the world's most threatening terrorist organization. MI5 will provide all of them the apparatus and data they wish. No fees will ever be pressed.
Matt thinks it's the proper crime. secure, fast, and patriotic. yet after the money is stolen, the killing starts off. anyone is taking down the participants of the crew one after the other. A silent, specialist murderer is stalking the staff, gruesomely murdering either them and their households. And Matt is familiar with that he's subsequent.
Greed is an explosive tale of what occurs whilst terrorism, cash, love and jealously combust.
By K. S. Adkins
My identify is Venessa move. I'm a Detroit membership DJ with matters. i do know it, my associates realize it, or even the enemy is aware it. the matter is, now the Detroit Police division is familiar with it, too. i used to be flawed to imagine my evening actions may move not noted. ultimately I wound up on his radar. His identify is Detective Black. He's large, he's quiet and he rather hates humans. He’s additionally the task. He lives it, believes in it, and is admittedly solid at imposing it. a minimum of he concept he was once until eventually I got here at the scene. whilst he's assigned to guard me, he will get a style of my global the place i alter his perspectives on correct and flawed. I make him query every thing he stands for, and that i hate myself for it. I'm now not a typical woman. I'm a violent lady. I'm a lady on a project. I'm a lady in love for the 1st time. I’m additionally terrified I’ll damage him. for those who idea the streets of Detroit have been brutal, try out taking what’s mine. i would like my Detective and my vengeance, and I’m prepared to take out a person who stands within the approach. stick with me and watch me do what the police can't: bring punishment. My identify is Venessa move. i'm justice.
By Police Against the New World Order
Released by way of Police opposed to the hot global Order
By Timothy Hosek
By Tom Harper
August, 1098. After numerous battles and sieges, the surviving squaddies of the 1st campaign are eventually nearby in their final objective: Jerusalem. yet rivalries fester and new enemies are massing opposed to them within the Holy Land.
Demetrios Askiates, the Emperor's secret agent, has had sufficient of the crusade's violence and hypocrisy. He longs to come back domestic. but if a regimen diplomatic project results in a dangerous ambush, he realises he has been snared within the immense energy struggles which underlie the campaign. the single approach out now leads in the course of the Holy City.
From the plague-bound urban of Antioch to the center of Muslim Egypt, Demetrios needs to accompany the military of warlords and enthusiasts to the very gates of Jerusalem the place the campaign climaxes in an apocalypse of pillage, bloodshed and slaughter.