Fiction Adventure Stories & Action Books

Madame Fiocca: The Remarkable True WWII Story of Nancy Wake

A gripping tale of love and espionage in Occupied France, based on true events. Perfect for fans of Kate Quinn's "The Alice Network", Sebastian Faulk's "Charlotte Gray", and Imogen Kealey's "Liberation"."What an incredible story that becomes almost more unbelievable when you realize that this is based on the true account of Nancy Wake, a reporter for the Hearst Newspaper Group. The author has done a fabulous amount of research to bring this history alive." 5 Stars (NetGalley Reviewer)"Based on a true story, the words flow smoothly off the page and grabbed my interest right from the beginning." 5 Stars (NetGalley Reviewer)February 1933: When her aunt gifts her two hundred pounds, twenty-year-old Nancy Wake embarks on a world cruise. Afterwards, she becomes a journalist and finds work in Paris. The city is glamorous, brimming with journalists, artists, and refugees.While travelling across Europe on assignments, she catches the eye of wealthy industrialist Henri Fiocca, and destiny intervenes.But as clouds of war swarm over Europe, German troops are on the march. Horrified when she witnesses Nazis whipping Jews on Vienna’s streets, Nancy vows to stop them if she ever has the chance.When Paris falls, an encounter with a British officer draws her into the heart of an escape network. Soon she is caught in a deadly game of espionage.As the iron fist of the enemy tightens, Nancy and Henri face a heart-breaking decision.What happens when doing right is the road to ruin?A must-read gripping adventure based on the true story of Nancy Wake, "The White Mouse" & Gestapo’s most wanted in World War Two France."There have been a lot of books written about this era, but I found Nancy's story particularly inspiring as a beacon of courage in the terrible times of the Nazi Occupation." 5 Stars (Goodreads reviewer)."A highly recommended read for lovers of WWII history." (Goodreads Reviewer)

Escape, A New Life

To save herself, she had to lose everything.Trapped in a tropical paradise with no memory of how she got there, Abby is thrust into a fight for her life. Hunted by a madman, and chased by unsettling dreams of her past, she meets up with Eric. Together they set out to escape. Yet, they discover this deceptive paradise is harder to leave than they ever imagined. Can they escape their hunter, or are they only pawns in his game of life or death? One mystery leads to another until their escape throws them into even greater danger as Abby’s frightening past finally catches up with her.  Her escape is only the beginning. If you like an edge of your seat thriller with twists and turns you’ll never see coming, you’ll love David Antocci’s ESCAPE trilogy. Grab the series starter today!What Amazon Reviewers are saying:★★★★★ ‘The ending left me with my eyes and mouth wide open.’★★★★★ ‘The only problem with Antocci's books is that you can't put them down!’★★★★★ ‘Seldom has a storyline been so intriguing it leaves one speechless.’★★★★★ ‘This was one of the best reads of the summer. The author was exceptional in bringing his characters to life.’★★★★★ ‘David Antocci is a masterful storyteller!’★★★★★ ‘Can't wait to tell my friends about this book. It is a must read. Great Author.’★★★★★ ‘This is a fast and furious tale that immerses the reader immediately into the story and doesn't let go even after the final page!’★★★★★ ‘From cover to cover it is full of action, mystery, and intrigue while including some romance.’ ★★★★★ ‘Here is a book by an author who has the remarkable ability to set a pace and to maintain it. This was a very engaging read.’

Contract Snatch (Sei Thriller Book 1)

They used her daughter as bait. They messed with the wrong mother.Living a secluded life in Belgium, Sei has no plans to return to her former life as an assassin. But when contacted by a source claiming to have information about the daughter she thought she’d lost, Sei finds herself taking on one last mission. Eager to learn the truth about her daughter, Sei agrees to help an infamous assassin escape from a Turkish prison. But this routine mission quickly turns into a fight for survival. Sei is forced to infiltrate the Albanian mafia, outsmart a ruthless prison warden, and evade Turkey’s brutal military police. Can Sei unravel the truth before time runs out?A nail-biter filled with twists. Contract Snatch is perfect for fans of Child, Archer, Flynn, and Silva.What Amazon readers are saying:★★★★★ I never thought I would be cheering on an assassin, but it's hard to not love this character.★★★★★ Drama, mystery, and a hard punch from the beginning.★★★★★ I had fun trying to guess Sei's next move. I was never correct.★★★★★ Hard to imagine how this author created a character so clever, intelligent, and gifted. And a woman, no less.★★★★★ I can't help but admire and root for the petite female Asian assassin.★★★★★ I love a book that reads like I've just watched an action movie.★★★★★ Definitely a killing machine but with a moral compass.★★★★★ A multifaceted character that draws sympathy.★★★★★ Love, Love, Love this series.Start a series you won't ever want to put down. Pick up the first book in the Sei thriller series.

Death In Paradise (Hawaii Adventure Book 1)

In paradise nothing is simple……not even murder.For Jessica, this time it’s personal.The knock at the door shook her from a deep sleep. When she saw the cops, Jessica knew why they were there. As a LA Detective, she’d been on the other side of the door plenty of times.Someone she loved was dead.Time slowed. Her heart sank. They knew she knew.Before they could get to the news, her mind raced. Growing up in Hawaii, half of her family in law enforcement and the other half gang members, she’d known the darker side of life.As the detectives explained why they’d come, Jessica was only partly listening until they said it was her father who’d died……in a plane wreck.And in that moment, the instinct to grieve was gone. He was meticulous in his maintenance. She didn’t believe it was an accident.Who murdered her father?Jessica was going home to Hawaii.You’ll love this gripping thriller with a taste of romance, because of the twists, turns, and complex characters.

Deadly Stillwater: A gripping crime thriller (Mac McRyan Mystery Thriller and Suspense Series Book) (McRyan Mystery Series Book 3)

Two girls gone. One detective under pressure.And no time left.Escape into a mystery with the New York Times & USA Today bestselling Mystery, Thriller, Suspense & Crime Series with 2.5+ million downloads, 50,000+ Amazon & Goodreads ratings[+Follow] me on Amazon & never miss a new release again + join the list at RogerStelljes.com to get STAKEOUT free.THE TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE - #1 New ReleaseSILENCED GIRLS + THE WINTER GIRLS - Start the series that has raced to the top of the charts & Bookclub Reader Favorite★★★★★ “This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp and it just doesn't get any better than that!” Amazon ReviewShannon hustled to her car and dug into her black purse, searching for her car keys.He quickly put his hand over her mouth as she screamed and thrashed, slid the van door open, and dragged her inside. She tried to scream through the duct tape pasted over her mouth...it was only the beginning.Mac McRyan, a fourth-generation cop, is faced with a brazen daytime kidnapping and a media storm surrounding the case. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the heart and soul of the St. Paul Police Department.From the searing streets of St. Paul to the deadly waters of the St. Croix River, get the riveting and gritty mystery you won't be able to put down until its last gripping minute.MAC MCRYAN MYSTERY SERIESSuper bargain tip - click [Audiobook] & get a McRyan 3 book box set freeBOOK 1: FIRST CASE - Murder AlleyBOOK 2: THE ST. PAUL CONSPIRACY - USA Today Best Seller BOOK 3: DEADLY STILLWATER - MIPA Book Awards WinnerBOOK 4: ELECTING TO MURDERBOOK 5: FATALLY BOUND - USA Today Best SellerBOOK 6: BLOOD SILENCE - USA Today Best SellerBOOK 7: NEXT GIRL ON THE LISTBOOK 8: FIREBALLBOOK 9: THE TANGLED WEB WE WEAVESTAKEOUT: Short storyFIRST DEADLY CONSPIRACY - Books 1-3 - NY Times & USA TODAY BestsellerMYSTERIES THRILLERS AND KILLERS - Books 4-6 BoxsetAGENT TORI HUNTER MYSTERYBOOK 1: SILENCED GIRLS - #1 BestsellerBOOK 2: THE WINTER GIRLS - New releaseBOOK 3: 2021Vince Flynn described Roger Stelljes as "A powerful new thriller voice." Fans of John Sandford, David Baldacci, John Grisham, Vince Flynn, Harland Coben and James Patterson will enjoy this page-turning, pulse-racing and gritty thriller.What people are saying about the McRyan Mystery Series:“Wow!! Just wow! A must-read and has to be the best McRyan book so far. I really enjoyed the twists & turns this book had.”“This book takes the reader on one wild ride, with the suspense not letting up until the very end. Mac is one part Lucas Davenport and one part Mitch Rapp - and it just does not get any better than that!”“Sex, power, money, and murder keep you wanting to keep reading until you finish it and then wishing there were still more to read! Great story with all the elements of a fantastic read.”“Two thumbs up, way up for this one!” Five stars and then some.“Couldn't put it down! Everything else I had to do just sat until I finished this book. Compelling, thrilling, good tale, all ends wrapped up with a thoughtful ending.”“Roger Stelljes is exceptional. His plots twist, turn and keep you glued to the book. Minnesota has produced two mystery writers of extreme talent, Vince Flynn and Roger Stelljes. Keep 'em coming Roger!”“Another Mac McRyan excellent read!!! I wish Mr. Stelljes could write faster because I love his books and can't wait till the next one. He never disappoints.”“A thriller that drew me right in. A well-written story and you just have to like Mac!! I'll read more of Mr. Stelljes’ books. Loved this one!!!”

Hiding (PAVAD- FBI Romantic Suspense Book 16)

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ADVENTURE. DANGER. EXCITEMENT. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ PAVAD Internal Affairs Supervisor Kyra Dillon has had enough adventure in her life lately--and has the bullet scar on her temple to prove it. But she'd go through all that hell again if it meant never returning to her hometown--Value, Texas. Population 897.Agent Camden Lake, with PAVAD's Runaway & Endangered Youth unit, is used to going non-stop from one case to another. Danger and adventure are all that keep him from remembering the little sister he couldn't keep safe years ago.His sister is Barratt County, Texas's only open missing child case to this day. Cam had spent most of the twenty years since her disappearance protecting those who needed him.It is why he'd joined the FBI in the first place. Why he's taken the PAVAD assignment and left his Texas home behind.Back in town for an FBI conference, Cam had every intention of relaxing for a while, and visiting with his family for a few days in Barrattville.​ ★  SHE NEEDS HIM NOW.  ★​Until colleague Kyra Dillon sent up a distress signal. From Value. Only fifty miles away.Cam is a natural born protector; and Kyra needs protecting. It is as simple as that for him. Something about the woman's quiet confidence and manner gets under Cam's skin quick. Now there isn't anything he won't do to keep her safe. Even if it means taking Kyra and running from killers on her heels.They'll keep running, until they know just what little Value, Texas is HIDING.◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆Don't miss other PAVAD titles: Beginning, Waiting, Watching, Wanting, Second Chances, Hunting, Redeeming, Running, Revealing, Stalking, Ghosting, Burning, Gathering, Falling, Hiding & Seeking. ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆ ◆

Rites of Passage (The Rites Trilogy Book 1)

The modern world is full of magic for everyone…...well, almost everyone.Being the new guy is hard enough, but sixteen year old Cassius is stuck with no car, no girl, and magic that breaks whenever he tries to use it.His luck begins to turn when he sets his sights on righting an old wrong, but when he exposes a deeper evil......innocents die.Can he master his magic before death claims another victim?Will he ever find someone worth fighting for?And about that car…Find out now!

Hired Gun (Dexter O'Kane Mystery/Thriller/Crime Series Book 1)

The debut rip-roaring, high-octane, and Missouri-sized crime series from Ryan J. Pelton, featuring newbie assassins Dexter O’Kane and John Wood.Six months earlier, Dexter O’Kane buries his wife and child after a tragic car accident. While he mourns the loss of his family and hangs onto the threads of a failing antique collecting business. Dexter and his best friend John Wood witness a murder in their hometown of LeClaire, Missouri.The local police of LeClaire aren’t able to stop the serial killer as bodies pile up. In a chance encounter with a mysterious woman, Dexter and John are offered a business opportunity, which requires taking matters into their own hands. Amidst losing his reason for living, Dexter must discover a new normal. He must find a part of himself laying dormant. Will Dexter be able to walk the line of love, loss, and suffering, while stopping a killer… or die trying? Hired Gun is chockful of mystery, laughs, heart, and butt-kicking adventure. Dexter and John are a welcomed duo into the canon of crime novels.  For fans of Joe R. Lansdale (Hap and Leonard), Elmore Leonard (Raylan Givens- Justified), Craig Johnson (Longmire).What are others saying?"Warning… when starting this book make sure you don’t have anywhere you need to be or anything you need to do because you won’t want to stop reading until you’ve finished it all." -Jackie Bryant (Indie Book Reviewers)The Dexter O’Kane Mystery/Thriller/Crime series in order. The books can also be read as stand-alone stories:Hired Gun #1Stranger Danger #2Color Blind #3First Blood #4L.A. Dreams #5

Fear of Falling: An uplifting tale of hope and persistence (Secrets in the Snow Book 1)

Some dreams should be stronger than our fearsFiona Easton is a contradiction - a ski instructor who's scared of heights, and a passionate woman who's afraid of intimacy.But a lost child, an approaching blizzard and a legendary Scot force her to face her fears, and re-examine her dreams. Dreams which are hanging by a cobweb-thin thread...:: Fear of Falling is the first novella from the Secrets in the Snow series about a Scottish snowsports school. Previously released as book 2, this 2020 edition has been extensively rewritten and extended.SECRETS IN THE SNOW:Fear of Falling (Book 1)My Snowy Valentine (Book 2)The Racer Trials (Book 3)Snow Blind (Book 4)Weathering the Storm (Book 5)Winter Arrives (Book 6) - prequelSkiing with Santa (Book 7) - short storyA Dream for Hogmanay (Book 8) - short storyThe Snow Patrol (Book 9) - short storyFORMATS AND TRANSLATIONS:Because it is set in Scotland, Fear of Falling is written using British English spelling and grammar. It is available in ebook and print.A Dutch translation, Vang me op, will be available soon.

Mafia Captive (Mafia MA(C)nage Trilogy Book 1)

Two darkly domineering alpha males.One sets my body on fire.The other makes me tremble.And they swear they won't let me go. My ordinary life as a college sophomore becomes extraordinary when Joseph storms into my world and sweeps me off my feet. Our intense connection seems too impossible to be real, like a wonderful dream. Until it becomes a nightmare. Drugged. Kidnapped. When I wake up, I find myself trapped in the arms of the man who was supposed to be my fierce protector. My sweet first love is a criminal, the son of a powerful mafia boss. And his best friend Marco--the terrifying, heavily-muscled man who abducted me--is a brutal enforcer. They say they can't let me go, or their enemies might hurt me. Despite everything, my heart still belongs to Joseph, and I can't help surrendering to the fiery chemistry between us. Marco's rigid rules infuriate me, but his steady onyx stare and stern orders make something darker than anger burn low in my belly. They swear they've kidnapped me for my own protection, but will staying close to my alluring criminal captors put me in more danger than ever? Note: An earlier version of this story was released under the title The Dom. It has been edited and expanded as Mafia Captive (Mafia Ménage Trilogy, Book 1).

The Good Wife: A historical tale of love, alchemy, courage and change

'Eleanor Porter is a major new voice in historical fiction.' Tim ClaytonWhere will her loyalty lead her?Once accused of witchcraft Martha Spicer is now free from the shadow of the gallows and lives a safe and happy life with her husband, Jacob. But when Jacob heads north to accompany his master, he warns Martha to keep her healing gifts a secret, to keep herself safe, to be a good wife.Martha loves Jacob but without him there to protect her, she soon comes under the suspicious eye of the wicked Steward Boult, who’s heard of her talent and forces her to attend to him. If she refuses, he promises to destroy the good life she has built for herself with Jacob.Desperate and alone, Martha faces a terrible decision: stay and be beholden to Boult or journey north to find Jacob who is reported to have been killed.. The road ahead is filled with danger, but also the promise of a brighter future. And where her gifts once threatened to be her downfall, might they now be the very thing that sets Martha free...?The brilliant follow-up to Eleanor Porter's first novel of love, betrayal, superstition and fear in Elizabethan England. A story of female courage, ingenuity and determination, this is perfect for fans of Tracy Chevalier.'Eleanor Porter is a major new voice in historical fiction. With her beautiful use of language and compelling storytelling she conjures the past with a vividness that lingers in the mind long after the final page.' Tim ClaytonPraise for The Wheelwright's Daughter:'It's a gripping story and such accomplished writing. I really enjoyed every moment of working on it.' Yvonne Holland, editor of Philippa Gregory and Tracy Chevalier'A brilliant debut novel''An interesting read and an impressive debut novel''A wonderfully written story''A skilfully crafted story of love, betrayal, superstition and fear in 16th century England.''This is a story of courage, trust, betrayal and love.''A great historical novel I loved.'

Oakshot Complete Works of Jules Verne (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes) (Classics Book 20)

Ebook comes with main table of contents and interlinked sub table of contents. Each chapter is clearly marked so user knows which book within the boxset is being read. This set contains a large amount of Illustrations in total 22 Illustrated Novels, and 3 Illustrated Non Fiction Books. In addition inline digital footnotes are present in a number of works. Please note due to copyright restrictions certain works can only be presented in Original French text. Please see below description for details. The Novels.•Five Weeks In A Balloon. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•A Journey To The Centre Of The Earth. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•From The Earth To The Moon. (Illustrated)•The Adventures Of Captain Hatteras. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Children of Captain Grant or In Search of the Castaways. (Illustrated)•Around The Moon.•20000 Leagues Under The Sea. (Illustrated)•A Floating City. (Illustrated)•The Adventures Of Three Englishmen And Three Russians In South Africa. (Illustrated)•The Fur Country. (Illustrated)•Around The World In Eighty Days. (Illustrated)•The Mysterious Island. (Illustrated)•The Survivors of the Chancellor. (Illustrated)•Michael Strogoff - The Courier of the Czar. (Illustrated)•Off On A Comet. (Illustrated)•The Underground City. (Illustrated)•Dick Sand, A Captain At Fifteen. (Illustrated)•The Begum’s Fortune. (Illustrated)•Tribulations of a Chinaman In China. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Steam House. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•Eight Hundred Leagues On The Amazon. (Illustrated)•The Green Ray.•The School For Robinsons.•Kéraban The Inflexible or Adventures In The Euxine.•The Star of The South or The Vanished Diamond.•The Archipelago On Fire.•Mathias Sandorf. (Illustrated)•Robur The Conqueror.•The Lottery Ticket.•The Flight To France. (Illustrated)•The Wreck Of The Cynthia.•North Against South or Texar’s Revenge.•Two Years Holiday or Adrift in the Pacific.•The Purchase Of The North Pole or Topsy Turvy.•Family Without A Name.•César Cascabel.•Mistress Branican.•The Carpathian Castle.•Claudius Bombarnac.•Foundling Mick or A Lad of Grit.•The Adventures Of Captain Antifer.•The Floating Island or Propeller Island.•Facing The Flag.•Clovis Dardentor.•The Sphinx Of The Ice Fields or An Antarctic Mystery. (Inline footnotes)•The Super Orinoco. *Original French Text.•The Will Of An Eccentric.•Second Fatherland or The Castaways of the Flag. *Original French Text.•The Village In The Treetops. *Original French Text.•Yarns Of Jean-Marie Cabidoulin or The Sea Serpent. *Original French Text.•The Kip Brothers. *Original French Text.•Traveling Scholarships. *Original French Text.•A Drama In Livonia. *Original French Text.•Master Of The World.•Invasion Of The Sea. *Original French Text.•Lighthouse At The End Of The World. *Original French Text.•The Golden Volcano. *Original French Text.•The Thompson Agency And Co. *Original French Text.•The Chase Of The Golden Meteor. *Original French Text.•The Danube Pilot. *Original French Text.•The Survivors Of The ‘Jonathan’ *Original French Text.•The Secret Of Wilhelm Storitz. *Original French Text.•Adventures Of The Barsac Mission. *Original French Text.The Short Stories.•A Drama In Mexico.•Martin Paz.•The Blockade Runners.•Dr. Ox And Other Stories.•The Mutineers Of The Bounty.•In The Year 2889.•Frritt-Flacc.•An Express Of The Future.•Yesterday And Tomorrow. *Original French Text.The Complete Poetry. *Original French Text.The Plays.•Michel Strogoff. *Original French Text.•Onze Jours De Siège. *Original French Text.The Non Fiction.•The Exploration Of The World. (Illustrated)•The Great Navigators Of The Eighteenth Century. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)•The Great Explorers Of The Nineteenth Century. (Illustrated/Inline Footnotes)

Jules Verne: The Collection

This ebook compiles Jule Verne's complete collection, including "Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea", "Journey to the Interior of the Earth", "The Mysterious Island", "Around the World in Eighty Days", "The Master of the World", "From the Earth to the Moon", "In Search of the Castaways" and many more!This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.