Twister: Code Red by Chris Ryan

By Chris Ryan

Ben Tracey is on vacation within the Cayman Islands whilst a storm caution capacity he and his new pal, the son of an oil billionaire, needs to fly out of variety. yet because the aircraft heads for Miami, an unexpected voice comes over the tannoy: the plane has been hijacked. If an individual attempts to make their manner into the cockpit, they are going to be immediately shot . . . So starts off this dramatic experience, the 5th within the interesting Code purple sequence.

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Vietnam War (America at War (Chelsea House)) by Maurice Isserman

By Maurice Isserman

In transparent, lucid prose, Vietnam warfare, Revised variation explores the severe questions surrounding the USA' event in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to dedicate strive against troops in 1965? How used to be it attainable for the North Vietnamese to endure an army defeat within the Tet Offensive in 1968 and but in achieving a political victory? What has the USA realized from the adventure of combating in Vietnam? This riveting background encompasses a transparent dialogue of the roots of U.S. involvement in Indochina within the days simply after global struggle II and is going directly to discover the numerous and intricate explanations at the back of America's attempt to halt the unfold of communism in Asia. This new version additionally contains a bankruptcy targeting the leading edge army strategies and weaponry concerned during the clash.

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Percy Jackson - Der Fluch des Titanen (Percy Jackson 3) by Rick Riordan

By Rick Riordan

Die Götter des Olymp befürchten das Schlimmste, denn die Titanen rüsten zum Krieg! Percy und seine Freunde müssen bis zur Wintersonnenwende die Göttin Artemis befreien, die in die Klauen der finsteren Mächte geraten ist. Dabei müssen sie gegen die gefährlichsten Monster der griechischen Mythologie antreten - und geraten selbst in tödliche Gefahr. Aber mit Percy haben die Titanen nicht gerechnet. Dabei weiß doch inzwischen jeder, dass er mit allen Wassern gewaschen ist - schließlich ist er der Sohn des Poseidon!

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Henry V (Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages) by Harold Bloom, Albert Rolls

By Harold Bloom, Albert Rolls

Every one quantity within the "Bloom's Shakespeare throughout the a while" sequence includes the best feedback on a selected paintings from the Bard's oeuvre, chosen lower than the information of popular Shakespearean student Harold Bloom. supplying beneficial research courses, this complete assortment sheds gentle on how our courting with the works of Shakespeare has advanced in the course of the a long time. each one identify beneficial properties: a variety of the simplest feedback at the paintings during the centuries; introductory essays at the improvement of feedback at the paintings in each one century; a short biography of Shakespeare; a plot synopsis, record of characters, and research of a number of key passages; and, an creation by means of Harold Bloom.

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