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One More Mission: Oliver North Returns to Vietnam

By: Oliver North, David Roth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Harpercollins (Mm): December 1994

Seller ID: 28867

ISBN: 0061093513

Condition: Used - Good


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Eagle Strike (Seals Eagle Force)

By: Orr Kelly

Price: $3.25

Publisher: Avon: September 1999

Seller ID: 6933

ISBN: 0380791153

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Guadalcanal...The Solomons...The Coral Sea...The legendary Pacific battlegrounds of a bygone era are about to erupt again -- as the U.S.Navy embarks upon a war of nerves and strategy against a compound in the mountains of New Zealand, a madman sets the world on the road to Armageddon with a brazen, unthinkable act: the kidnapping of the wife and son of the President of the United States. The Pacific is a lit fuse-- and only one group can put out the fire before it explod... View more info

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Faded Coat of Blue (Abel Jones Mysteries)

By: Owen Parry

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Publisher: Avon: August 2000

Seller ID: 6893

ISBN: 0380797399

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A recent immigrant to this land -- where American has taken up arms against American -- Abel Jones finds himself mysteriously chosen as confidential agent to General George McClellan, the "savior of the Union." No stranger to the cruel paradoxes of war, Jones is asked to investigate the death of Anthony Fowler, a young volunteer captain shot through the heart outside an encampment of raw recruits. Fowler was one of the North's "golden youth," envied and idolized, an impa... View more info

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The Mercenaries: Mad Dogs and Englishmen

By: P. W. Storm

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Publisher: Harper: April 2008

Seller ID: 6791

ISBN: 0060858095

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Michael "Mad Dog" Hertzog lived for soldiering--but he wasn't willing to die following the orders of bureaucrats and incompetents. Now he and his private army of warriors-for-hire are doing war Dog's way.Hertzog's right hand man has vanished . . . along with $30 million of Mad Dog's money. The evidence says a trusted British merc has gone rogue, but there may be a different, more virulent form of treachery at work here. There are answers waiting aboard a train raci... View more info

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The Commander

By: Patrick A. Davis

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Publisher: Pocket Books: October 2004

Seller ID: 106553

ISBN: 0743475720

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After being unfairly denied promotion by a vindictive general, Air Force investigator Major Burton Webber resigned his commission in disgust. While working in his wife's shop outside South Korea's Osan Air Base, he's asked for help by an old friend from the service. A local Amerasian bar beauty has been savagely murdered in a lavish apartment -- and the powers that be want the case solved quickly and quietly. But when his investigation points him toward the upper ech... View more info

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A Long Day for Dying

By: Patrick A. Davis

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Publisher: Pocket Star: July 2003

Seller ID: 106560

ISBN: 0743474295

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"New York Times" bestselling author Patrick A. Davis spins a gripping tale of deadly intrigue in a time of national crisis that races to the explosive final act.A LONG DAY FOR DYINGWhen General Michael Garber, the newly appointed Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is discovered dead in the private compartment of his airplane, Air Force investigator Martin Collins finds himself thrust into the most dangerous case of his career. What initially appears to be an ac... View more info

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The Letter of Marque (Vol. Book 12) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $7.98

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: August 1992

Seller ID: 6987

ISBN: 0393309053

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Captain Jack Aubrey, a brilliant and experienced officer, has been struck off the list of post-captains for a crime he did not commit. His old friend Stephen Maturin, usually cast as a ship's surgeon to mask his discreet activities on behalf of British Intelligence, has bought for Aubrey his former ship the Surprise to command as a privateer, more politely termed a letter of marque. Together they sail on a desperate mission against the French, which, if successful, may r... View more info

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The Hundred Days (Vol. Book 19) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 1999

Seller ID: 67579

ISBN: 0393319792

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Napoleon, escaped from Elba, pursues his enemies across Europe like a vengeful phoenix. If he can corner the British and Prussians before their Russian and Austrian allies arrive, his genius will lead the French armies to triumph at Waterloo. In the Balkans, preparing a thrust northwards into Central Europe to block the Russians and Austrians, a horde of Muslim mercenaries is gathering. They are inclined toward Napoleon because of his conversion to Islam during the Egypt... View more info

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The Wine-Dark Sea (Vol. Book 16) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 1994

Seller ID: 67581

ISBN: 0393312445

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At the outset of this adventure filled with disaster and delight, Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin pursue an American privateer through the Great South Sea. The strange color of the ocean reminds Stephen of Homer's famous description, and portends an underwater volcanic eruption that will create a new island overnight and leave an indelible impression on the reader's imagination. Their ship, the Surprise, is now also a privateer, the better to escape diplomatic complicati... View more info

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The Truelove (Aubrey / Maturin Novels, Vol. 15)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: July 1993

Seller ID: 67582

ISBN: 0393310167

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A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the sandwich islands at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey, R. N., Is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order. But stowed away in the cable-tier is an escaped female convict. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies. Aubrey himself is won over and indeed strongly attracted to this woman who will not speak of her past. But only Aubrey's friend, Dr. S... View more info

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The Far Side of the World (Vol. Book 10) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: April 1992

Seller ID: 67590

ISBN: 0393308626

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The war of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade. Stephen Maturin has fish of his own to fry in the world of secret intelligence. Disaster in various guises awaits them in the Great South Sea and in the far reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, murder, and criminal insanity. View more info

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Post Captain ( Book 2 in series) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: November 1990

Seller ID: 78874

ISBN: 0393307069

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"We've beat them before and we'll beat them again." In 1803 Napoleon smashes the Peace of Amiens, and Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., taking refuge in France from his creditors, is interned. He escapes from France, from debtor's Prison, from a possible mutiny, and pursues his quarry straight into the mouth of a French-held harbor. View more info

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The Unknown Shore

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 1996

Seller ID: 85335

ISBN: 039331538X

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Patrick O'Brian's first novel about the sea, The Golden Ocean, took inspiration from Commodore George Anson's fateful circumnavigation of the globe in 1740. In The Unknown Shore, O'Brian returns to this rich source and mines it brilliantly for another, quite different tale of exploration and adventure. The Wager was parted from Anson's squadron in the fierce storms off Cape Horn and struggled alone up the coast of Chile until she was driven against the rocks and sank. Th... View more info

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The Mauritius Command (Vol. Book 4) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: May 1991

Seller ID: 94982

ISBN: 039330762X

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Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against the French-held islands of Mauritius and La Reunion. But the difficulties of carrying out his orders are compounded by two of his own captains Lord Clonfert, a pleasure-seeking dilettante, and Captain Corbett, whose severity pushes his crew to th... View more info

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Desolation Island (The Aubrey/Maturin Novels, Book 5)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: August 1991

Seller ID: 94983

ISBN: 039330812X

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Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountain seas, the Dutchman closes... View more info

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The Ionian Mission (Vol. Book 8) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: November 1991

Seller ID: 94984

ISBN: 0393308219

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Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, veterans now of many battles, return in this novel to the seas where they first sailed as shipmates. But Jack is now a senior captain commanding a line-of-battle ship in the Royal Navy's blockade of Toulon, and this is a longer, harder, colder war than the dashing frigate actions of his early days. A sudden turn of events takes him and Stephen off on a hazardous mission to the Greek Islands, where all his old skills of seamanship and his ... View more info

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Treason's Harbour (Vol. Book 9) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: April 1992

Seller ID: 94985

ISBN: 0393308634

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All Patrick O'Brian's strengths are on parade in this novel of action and intrigue, set partly in Malta, partly in the treacherous, pirate-infested waters of the Red Sea. While Captain Aubrey worries about repairs to his ship, Stephen Maturin assumes the center stage for the dockyards and salons of Malta are alive with Napoleon's agents, and the admiralty's intelligence network is compromised. Maturin's cunning is the sole bulwark against sabotage of Aubrey's daring miss... View more info

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The Reverse of the Medal (Vol. Book 11) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: August 1992

Seller ID: 94987

ISBN: 0393309606

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Captain Jack Aubrey, R. N., ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the City. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot? This dark tale is a fitting backdrop to the brilliant characterization and sparkling dialogue which O'Brian's ... View more info

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The Thirteen-Gun Salute: Aubrey/Maturin

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: August 1992

Seller ID: 94988

ISBN: 039330907X

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Captain Jack Aubrey sets sail for the South China Sea with a new lease on life. Following his dismissal from the Royal Navy (a false accusation), he has earned reinstatement through his daring exploits as a privateer, brilliantly chronicled in The Letter of Marque. Now he is to shepherd Stephen Maturin his friend, ship's surgeon, and sometimes intelligence agent on a diplomatic mission to prevent links between Bonaparte and the Malay princes which would put English merch... View more info

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The Nutmeg of Consolation (Vol. Book 14) (Aubrey/Maturin Novels)

By: Patrick O'Brian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: July 1993

Seller ID: 94989

ISBN: 0393309061

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Shipwrecked on a remote island in the Dutch East Indies, Captain Aubrey, surgeon and secret intelligence agent Stephen Maturin, and the crew of the Diane fashion a schooner from the wreck. A vicious attack by Malay pirates is repulsed, but the makeshift vessel burns, and they are truly marooned. Their escape from this predicament is one that only the whimsy and ingenuity of Patrick O'Brian or Stephen Maturin could devise. In command now of a new ship, the Nutmeg, Aubrey ... View more info