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Honors Rendered

Honors Rendered Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 1561648035
Release 2015-06-24
Pages 400
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It's This eleventh in the Honor Series of Naval Historical Fiction is set in 1889. This time Peter Wake, Office of Naval Intelligence, is sent to the South Pacific to work his covert magic to avert a war with the Germans.

A Different Kind of Honor

A Different Kind of Honor Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561643981
Release 2007
Pages 382
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It's 1879 and Lt. Cmdr. Peter Wake, U.S.N., is on special assignment as the official American neutral naval observer to the War of the Pacific raging along the west coast of South America. Chile, having invaded Bolivia, has gone on to overrun Peru and controls the entire southeastern Pacific region. Washington, concerned over European involvement in the war and the French effort to build a canal through Panama, has sent Wake to observe local events. During Wakes dangerous mission--as naval observer, diplomat, and spy--he will witness history's first battle between ocean-going ironclads, ride the worlds first deep-diving submarine, face his first machine guns in combat, advise the French trying to build the Panama Canal, and run for his life in the Catacombs of the Dead in Lima, Peru. Winner of the W.Y. Boyd Literary Award for Excellence in Military Fiction. Next in series > > See all of the books in this series

At the Edge of Honor

At the Edge of Honor Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561642724
Release 2003-04
Pages 278
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The year is 1863. The Civil War is leaving its bloody trail across the nation as Peter Wake, born and bred in the snowy North, joins the U.S. Navy as a volunteer officer and arrives in steamy Florida for duty with the East Gulf Blockading Squadron. The idealistic Wake has handled boats before, but he's new to the politics and illicit liaisons that war creates among men. Assigned to the Rosalie, a tiny, armed sloop, Captain Wake commands a group of seasoned seamen on a series of voyages to seek and arrest Confederate blockade-runners and sympathizers, from Florida's coastal waters through to near the remote out-islands of the Bahamas. Wake risks his reputation when he falls in love with Linda Donahue, whose father is a Confederate zealot, and steals away to spend precious hours with her at her Key West home. Their love is tested as Wake must make the ugly decisions of war in a beautiful, tropical paradisedecisions that will take Peter Wake right up to the edge of honor.

The Darkest Shade of Honor

The Darkest Shade of Honor Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561644650
Release 2010
Pages 404
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Commander Peter Wake finds himself in the middle of a catastrophic event in Key West after he deciphers a secret coded message for Theodore Roosevelt.

An Honorable War

An Honorable War Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 1561649732
Release 2017
Pages 373
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Politics, love, and war swirl around Captain Peter Wake (USN) in Havana when the USS Maine explodes on a quiet evening in February, 1898. Working with Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt in the tense pre-war days, carrying out a perilous espionage mission inside Cuba, and leading a disastrous raid on the Cuban coast, Wake is in the middle of it all. This is the first of a dynamic trilogy set during the Spanish-American War in the Caribbean, when America changes forever into a global power.

Honorable Mention

Honorable Mention Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561643110
Release 2004
Pages 327
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Honorable Mention covers the tumultuous end of the Civil War in Florida and the Caribbean, from the re-election of Lincoln in 1864 to the relocation of former Confederates to Latin America in 1866. Now in command of the steamer U.S.S. Hunt, Lt. Peter Wake quickly plunges into action, chasing a strange vessel during a tropical storm off Cuba, dealing with a seductively dangerous woman during a mission in enemy territory ashore, confronting death to liberate an escaping slave ship, and coming face to face with the enemy's most powerful ocean warship in Havana's harbor. Finally, in January 1866, when he tracks down a colony of former Confederates in Puerto Rico, Wake becomes involved in a deadly twist of irony. --Page 2 of cover.

The Assassin s Honor

The Assassin s Honor Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 1561647950
Release 2015
Pages 400
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In 1892, Commander Peter Wake has left the world of espionage behind and is back in the sea-going navy. But duty has called him from his new Spanish lover back to Key West to investigate an assassination and prevent another one--all of which leads him to old German foes in Mexico as well as Spanish ones in Cuba and Tampa. The life of the great patriot of Cuba, José Martí, is at stake.

Sword of Honour

Sword of Honour Author David Kirk
ISBN-10 9781471102479
Release 2015-08-13
Pages 560
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War has destroyed all he knew. Now he must find a new way to live. The second Samurai adventure from David Kirk, perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden. Musashi Miyamoto's reputation precedes him. He is known as the greatest warrior of all time. But all that must change for Miyamoto and his men have been defeated in the great battle of Sekigahara. Tens of thousands of men lie slaughtered and the Armies of the East have claimed a glorious victory. And now, alone but alive, he must contemplate his future. Until this moment he has lived and fought as a Samurai, proud of its ancient tradition, following The Way with honour. But in defeat he must question everything, and what he once saw as honour he now sees as ignorance. But tradition is strong and he is just one man. But though he seeks to throw off the past, the past will not let him go. His name is on a list of those who have dishonoured the Yoshioka warriors, and a man has been sent to claim is head in their name. And so, though he renounces violence, he must protect himself and seek revenge on those who would have him dead… Praise for Child of Vengeance: 'A fascinating, exciting book, beautifully observed. Kirkcreates characters of great depth. An absolute gem' Conn Iggulden 'This is the book I've been waiting for all year! Razor sharp samurai action coupled with a brutally realistic vision of life in sixteenth-century Japan, a real find' Anthony Riches 'Mr Kirk restores my faith in historical fiction to bring lost worlds to life. Bravo! The keenest and most vivid evocation of the inner life of the East since James Clavell's Shogun'Steven Pressfield, author of Gates of Fire 'A brilliant piece of historical fiction - loaded with treachery and betrayal - that pulses with life. This one is going to find an honoured place on so many a keeper shelf. It's a must-read debut from an exciting new voice' Steve Berry, author of The Templar Legacyand The Columbus Affair

Code of Honor

Code of Honor Author Alan Gratz
ISBN-10 9780545695206
Release 2015-08-25
Pages 288
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Kamran Smith has it all. He's the star of the football team, dates the most popular girl in school, and can't wait to join the Army like his big brother, Darius. Although Kamran's family hails from Iran, Kamran has always felt 100% American. Accepted. And then everything implodes. Darius is accused of being a terrorist. Kamran refuses to believe it, but the evidence is there -- Darius has been filmed making threats against his country, hinting at an upcoming deadly attack. Kamran's friends turn on him -- suddenly, in their eyes, he's a terrorist, too. Kamran knows it's up to him to clear his brother's name. In a race against time, Kamran must piece together a series of clues and codes that will lead him to Darius -- and the truth. But is it a truth Kamran is ready to face? And is he putting his own life at risk?

Sector 7

Sector 7 Author David Wiesner
ISBN-10 9780547533148
Release 2014-06-17
Pages 48
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Only the person who gave us Tuesday could have devised this fantastic Caldecott Honor-winning tale, which begins with a school trip to the Empire State Building. There a boy makes friends with a mischievous little cloud, who whisks him away to the Cloud Dispatch Center for Sector 7 (the region that includes New York City). The clouds are bored with their everyday shapes, so the boy obligingly starts to sketch some new ones. . . . The wordless yet eloquent account of this unparalleled adventure is a funny, touching story about art, friendship, and the weather, as well as a visual tour de force.

No Higher Honor

No Higher Honor Author Condoleezza Rice
ISBN-10 9780307952479
Release 2011-11-01
Pages 784
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From one of the world’s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government. In her position as America’s chief diplomat, Rice traveled almost continuously around the globe, seeking common ground among sometimes bitter enemies, forging agreement on divisive issues, and compiling a remarkable record of achievement. A native of Birmingham, Alabama who overcame the racism of the Civil Rights era to become a brilliant academic and expert on foreign affairs, Rice distinguished herself as an advisor to George W. Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign. Once Bush was elected, she served as his chief adviser on national-security issues – a job whose duties included harmonizing the relationship between the Secretaries of State and Defense. It was a role that deepened her bond with the President and ultimately made her one of his closest confidantes. With the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Rice found herself at the center of the Administration’s intense efforts to keep America safe. Here, Rice describes the events of that harrowing day – and the tumultuous days after. No day was ever the same. Additionally, Rice also reveals new details of the debates that led to the war in Afghanistan and then Iraq. The eyes of the nation were once again focused on Rice in 2004 when she appeared before the 9-11 Commission to answer tough questions regarding the country’s preparedness for – and immediate response to – the 9-11 attacks. Her responses, it was generally conceded, would shape the nation’s perception of the Administration’s competence during the crisis. Rice conveys just how pressure-filled that appearance was and her surprised gratitude when, in succeeding days, she was broadly saluted for her grace and forthrightness. From that point forward, Rice was aggressively sought after by the media and regarded by some as the Administration’s most effective champion. In 2005 Rice was entrusted with even more responsibility when she was charged with helping to shape and carry forward the President’s foreign policy as Secretary of State. As such, she proved herself a deft crafter of tactics and negotiation aimed to contain or reduce the threat posed by America’s enemies. Here, she reveals the behind-the-scenes maneuvers that kept the world’s relationships with Iran, North Korea and Libya from collapsing into chaos. She also talks about her role as a crisis manager, showing that at any hour -- and at a moment’s notice -- she was willing to bring all parties to the bargaining table anywhere in the world. No Higher Honor takes the reader into secret negotiating rooms where the fates of Israel, the Palestinian Authority, and Lebanon often hung in the balance, and it draws back the curtain on how frighteningly close all-out war loomed in clashes involving Pakistan-India and Russia-Georgia, and in East Africa. Surprisingly candid in her appraisals of various Administration colleagues and the hundreds of foreign leaders with whom she dealt, Rice also offers here keen insight into how history actually proceeds. In No Higher Honor, she delivers a master class in statecraft -- but always in a way that reveals her essential warmth and humility, and her deep reverence for the ideals on which America was founded.

Honors and Knights Fees

Honors and Knights  Fees Author William Farrer
Release 1925
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Honors and Knights Fees has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Honors and Knights Fees also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Honors and Knights Fees book for free.

Primeval Origins

Primeval Origins Author Brett Vonsik
ISBN-10 9780578172552
Release 2015-10-30
Pages 291
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Fleeing across the sea from enemies unknown, Nikki and the crew of the Wind Runner fight for their lives as they struggle to keep safe their strange and ancient cargo, the unconscious Rogaan and Aren. The crew discovers they need the help of these warriors of old as they battle deadly Tyr super-soldiers intent on taking their ancient cargo for themselves. Nikki suffers terribly the wrath of the Tyr when protecting Rogaan and Aren, hurling her to the brink of death and into the ancient world of mankind’s first civilization reliving the past through the eyes of the aspiring warrior Rogaan and the mystic Aren. Nikki plunges, again, into a world both increasingly familiar yet profoundly strange where a society simultaneously primitive and advanced struggles against corruption and the unseen powers of their ancient gods, alien intelligences, and horrific dangers. As Rogaan and Aren face terrible injustices and challenges, deep questions are raised about the origins of humanity’s battle between good and evil. Astonishing in its scope and detail, taking you into a fully created world beyond your wildest dreams, Primeval Origins: Light of Honor skillfully weaves together humanity’s oldest creation myths, religious beliefs, political landscapes, and prehistoric origins to create a thrilling, fascinating epic rich in characters and compelling plot. Join the world of Primeval Origins now as it reveals the secrets of Creation’s guiding hand: petulant godlings, noisy mortals, and ancient evils confronted by good in the ultimate test of the human soul.

Point of Honor

Point of Honor Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561643455
Release 2005-09-30
Pages 327
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In 1864 Wake is at the helm of a schooner, the St. James, searching for deserters in the Dry Tortugas and off the coast of Mexico.

Public Honors to Lieutenant General Grant

Public Honors to Lieutenant General Grant Author New York. Citizens
Release 1805
Pages 39
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Public Honors to Lieutenant General Grant has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Public Honors to Lieutenant General Grant also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Public Honors to Lieutenant General Grant book for free.

A Dishonorable Few

A Dishonorable Few Author Robert N. Macomber
ISBN-10 9781561643394
Release 2005
Pages 358
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In this action-packed thriller, Lt. Peter Wake is sent to Central America in 1869 to track down a former Union Navy officer turned pirate. As the action unfolds in Colombia and Panama, Wake, realizing that his most dangerous adversary may be a man on his own ship, is forced by honor to make a decision that will lead to his own court-martial.

Honor Thy Gods

Honor Thy Gods Author Jon D. Mikalson
ISBN-10 9781469617183
Release 2014-03-19
Pages 376
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In Honor Thy Gods Jon Mikalson uses the tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides to explore popular religious beliefs and practices of Athenians in the fifth and fourth centuries B.C. and examines how these playwrights portrayed, manipulated, and otherwise represented popular religion in their plays. He discusses the central role of honor in ancient Athenian piety and shows that the values of popular piety are not only reflected but also reaffirmed in tragedies. Mikalson begins by examining what tragic characters and choruses have to say about the nature of the gods and their intervention in human affairs. Then, by tracing the fortunes of diverse characters -- among them Creon and Antigone, Ajax and Odysseus, Hippolytus, Pentheus, and even Athens and Troy -- he shows that in tragedy those who violate or challenge contemporary popular religious beliefs suffer, while those who support these beliefs are rewarded. The beliefs considered in Mikalson's analysis include Athenians' views on matters regarding asylum, the roles of guests and hosts, oaths, the various forms of divination, health and healing, sacrifice, pollution, the religious responsibilities of parents, children, and citizens, homicide, the dead, and the afterlife. After summarizing the vairous forms of piety and impiety related to these beliefs found in the tragedies, Mikalson isolates "honoring the gods" as the fundamental concept of Greek piety. He concludes by describing the different relationships of the three tragedians to the religion of their time and their audience, arguing that the tragedies of Euripides most consistently support the values of popular religion.