Gambit

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ISBN: 1429926023
Release Date: 2008-02-05
Number of pages: 304
Author: Karna Small Bodman
Publisher: Forge Books

Download and read online Gambit in PDF and EPUB Karna Small Bodman's first thriller, Checkmate, was praised for its compelling authenticity and page-turning plot. Now Bodman, a former director of the National Security Council, returns with another gripping thriller that reads like tomorrow's headlines. American planes are being shot out of the sky, and no one knows how or why. Three commercial jets have gone up in flames. In each crash, nobody reported seeing anything in the sky and nothing showed up on the radar. No planes. No missiles. Dr. Cameron Talbot, a world-famous expert on missile-defense systems, believes that a new stealth technology is being used in these attacks. With the country in a panic and the economy taking a nosedive, the White House orders the beautiful young scientist to protect America's endangered airways. The assignment places Cammy in mortal jeopardy as she finds herself stalked by nameless assassins. Who is behind the threat? Islamic jihadists? The big drug cartels? None of the usual suspects have claimed responsibility for the crashes. As Cammy races against time to develop a defense against the mystery weapon, she comes to suspect that the downed planes are only the opening gambit in an ambitious campaign of conquest that could change the world's balance of power forever. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Charity s Gambit

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ISBN: 9781610849982
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Author: Marcy Stewart
Publisher: Belgrave House

Download and read online Charity s Gambit in PDF and EPUB Since her father’s disappearance, Charity Abercrombie has become responsible for her family’s welfare. When Charity is offered a London season, she reluctantly decides to accept, but a surprise encounter with a Spanish stranger shakes her resolve. Who is Dominic Castille, and why does he appear in the most unlikely places? Charity’s heart returns repeatedly to the mysterious captain and his dangerous secrets. Regency Romance by Marcy Stewart; originally published by Zebra


Chess for Winter Evenings

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ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000044240
Release Date: 1848
Number of pages: 509
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The Turncoat s Gambit

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ISBN: 9780698175143
Release Date: 2016-11-15
Number of pages: 336
Author: Andrea Cremer
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online The Turncoat s Gambit in PDF and EPUB What if America had lost the Revolutionary War? And now lived in constant fear and oppression? From the bestselling author of Nightshade, this is the action-packed final chapter of The Inventor's Secret trilogy Charlotte has spent her whole life fighting the British Empire, following in the footsteps of her parents and their group of rebels. But when her reunion with her mother laid bare horrible truths about the rebellion, Charlotte knew she had to escape. Now she is on the run, with no idea who the enemy is--or which of her compatriots is truly on her side. In this action-packed conclusion to the Inventor's Secret trilogy, full of swashbuckling pirates and young ladies who can hold their own against them, Charlotte will need to fight for her life and for her beliefs -- whatever they might be. Praise for The Turncoat's Gambit: "As in the previous two volumes, there is plenty of fighting and chicanery, but one of the best things about this series is that the characters are never sacrificed on the altar of action. . . . Series readers will especially relish the last several chapters. Yes, there is fighting and death, but restoration and romance win the day."--Booklist Praise for The Conjurer's Riddle: "This is classic steampunk [with] exotic and picturesque locales, lots of interesting machinery, and the adrenaline rush of following the adventures of an honest and fearless heroine. A suitably swashbuckling sequel."--Kirkus Reviews Praise for The Inventor's Secret: * "Cremer...creates an inventive blend of steampunk and alternative history in this new series. She gives readers a fantastical world with mechanical wonders and an opulent vintage setting. The characters are interesting and well developed. Readers will be drawn to future installments."--VOYA, starred review "[A]n entertaining romp in a richly imaginative setting."--Kirkus Reviews From the Hardcover edition.


Baltic Gambit

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ISBN: 9781101637951
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Number of pages: 288
Author: E.E. Knight
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Baltic Gambit in PDF and EPUB In his latest Vampire Earth novel, national bestselling author E.E. Knight delivers a thrilling adventure when David Valentine’s loyal Lieutenant Alessa Duvalier disobeys his orders—and finds herself uncovering a betrayal… While out scouting in southern Indiana, Alessa Duvalier comes across a Kurian Conference being attended by every major military sect the Kurians have in the Midwest. Taking advantage of the strategic opportunity to cripple their enemy, Alessa and her warriors strike and achieve victory—only to discover an even greater threat to humanity. Most of the world’s resistance leaders and the Lifeweavers are gathering for a peace conference in Helsinki, Finland, and according to the intelligence materials Alessa recovered during her raid, the Kurians have already inserted an agent among the delegates. David Valentine is chosen to be head of security for the Army of Kentucky representatives—and Alessa ignores his order to stay behind. Now, thrust into a lethal intrigue that threatens the entire peace process, she learns that the Kurian agent may be the least of her concerns. For the Lifeweavers themselves are about to reveal something that will devastate the Resistance...


The Caledonian Gambit

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ISBN: 9781940456850
Release Date: 2017-05-23
Number of pages: 312
Author: Dan Moren
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Download and read online The Caledonian Gambit in PDF and EPUB The galaxy is mired in a cold war between two superpowers, the Illyrican Empire and the Commonwealth. Thrust between this struggle are Simon Kovalic, the Commonwealth’s preeminent spy, and Kyle Rankin, a lowly soldier happily scrubbing toilets on Sabea, a remote and isolated planet. However, nothing is as it seems. Kyle Rankin is a lie. His real name is Eli Brody, and he fled his home world of Caledonia years ago. Simon Kovalic knows Caledonia is a lit fuse hurtling towards detonation. The past Brody so desperately tried to abandon can grant him access to people and places that are off limits even to a professional spy like Kovalic. Kovalic needs Eli Brody to come home and face his past. With Brody suddenly cast in a play he never auditioned for, he and Kovalic will quickly realize it’s everything they don’t know that will tip the scales of galactic peace. Sounds like a desperate plan, sure, but what gambit isn’t? The Caledonian Gambit is a throwback to the classic sci-fi adventures of spies and off-world politics, but filled to the brim with modern sensibilities.


The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles

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ISBN: 1906454280
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 160
Author: Graham Burgess
Publisher: Gambit

Download and read online The Gambit Book of Instructive Chess Puzzles in PDF and EPUB Solving tactical puzzles is one of the most effective ways to improve your chess. This convenient book provides 300 exercises, with instructive points highlighted in the solutions. There is something here for everyone. The puzzles in the first two chapters are based on a clear-cut tactic or checkmate, such as those explained in Gambit's best-sellers How to Beat Your Dad at Chess and Chess Tactics for Kids. The endgame challenges highlight tactics and principles in action. In practice it is vital to defend resiliently and seek counterattacking chances - there is an innovative chapter on these rarely-covered themes as well as puzzles where the reader must decide how to punch home an attack. Later chapters help readers develop a vital skill: the ability to make tough chessboard decisions. Attack, sacrifice, grab material, defend or simplify - it's for you to decide! Principles and guidelines are emphasized, together with common sources of error. The final section of puzzles will prove a stern challenge even for the best players, with the reader exposed to the full complexity of modern chess - with a few helpful hints along the way.


Timber s Gambit

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ISBN: 9781483518251
Release Date: 2013-10-03
Number of pages: 152
Author: Alisha M. Risen-Kent
Publisher: BookBaby

Download and read online Timber s Gambit in PDF and EPUB Young Timber is a grey wolf born into the largest pack in North America. Growing up as son to the great alpha, Zeus, he has the respect of the entire pack. However, after he causes a much needed hunt to fail, Zeus convinces him to find a pack of his own. Facing mountain lions, rival wolf packs, humans, and a bullying coyote, Timber treks out across an unforgiving wilderness in search of the companionship and protection of a pack of his own. Find out what happens when his journey leads him into forbidden territory and humans come hunting for wolves! The Nature’s Guardians series is a collection of novels told from the perspective of animals. From childhood to adulthood, follow along on their struggles for life in a harsh and competitive world. This series highlights the real-life struggles that wildlife face as humans further encroach on their habitats. By seeing nature through the eyes of animals, may we all have a better understanding of what it means to be born wild and free. The end of each book has a section dedicated to conservation efforts and information on where and how you can help.


Putin s Gambit

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ISBN: 9781466851405
Release Date: 2017-06-20
Number of pages: 352
Author: Lou Dobbs
Publisher: Forge Books

Download and read online Putin s Gambit in PDF and EPUB From TV broadcaster Lou Dobbs and award-winning author James O. Born comes Putin's Gambit, an international financial thriller about a KGB plot to use a series of terrorist attacks as cover for a Russian military incursion into Estonia. Adjusting to civilian life has not been easy for former Marine Derek Walsh. As he navigates a brutal job on Wall Street and a challenging romance, he wonders if he could be doing more with his life. When an inexplicable $200 million dollar money transfer is made on his computer, he is thrust into the world of international terror, and the global economy is knocked off its hinges. On the other side of the Atlantic, a dangerous alliance has formed. Radical Islamists and Russian extremists have set the wheels in motion for Russia to assert its power in Europe. The US President has proven to be weak on foreign policy, the military is stretched too thin, and Vladimir Putin judges this to be the time for Russia to regain its Soviet Empire. Troops mass on the Estonian border, waiting for the order to move. The FBI believes Walsh was involved in the money transfer, and a group of Russians are intent on killing him. As New Yorkers are outraged upon learning of the illegal money transfer, and the world economy crashes after a series of terrorist attacks, Walsh and his Marine buddies are the only ones that can keep the world from spinning off its axis. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Cat s Gambit

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ISBN: 9781988274232
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Number of pages: 340
Author: Leslie Gadallah
Publisher: Five Rivers Publishing

Download and read online Cat s Gambit in PDF and EPUB Book 2 of The Empire of Kaz, Leslie Gadallah’s fascinating alien political intrigue. Orian has been overrun by the Kaz, who are bent on exterminating the Oriani. A few Oriani have escaped and struggle to eke out an existence on alien worlds. Ayyah thinks she has found a way to get them back home where they can thrive. She recruits a couple of human pirates and a few Lleveci warriors to aid her in the task, but no one involved knew how much her scheme would cost.


Turkish Gambit

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ISBN: 9780297864172
Release Date: 2010-08-12
Number of pages: 288
Author: Boris Akunin
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Turkish Gambit in PDF and EPUB Erast Fandorin returns in another thrilling Russian crime caper, from the bestselling author of THE WINTER QUEEN. The Russo-Turkish war is at a critical juncture, and Erast Fandorin, broken-hearted and disillusioned, has gone to the front in an attempt to forget his sorrows. But Fandorin's efforts to steer clear of trouble are thwarted when he comes to the aid of Varvara Suvorova - a 'progressive' Russian woman trying to make her way to the Russian headquarters to join her fiancé. Within days, Varvara's fiancé has been accused of treason, a Turkish victory looms on the horizon, and there are rumours of a Turkish spy hiding within their own camp. Our reluctant gentleman sleuth will need to resurrect all of his dormant powers of detection if he is to unmask the traitor, help the Russians to victory and smooth the path of young love.


Queen s Autumn Gambit

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ISBN: 9781626751095
Release Date: 2013-01-22
Number of pages: 346
Author: Kristen Kindoll
Publisher: BookBaby

Download and read online Queen s Autumn Gambit in PDF and EPUB Carolyn Ainsworth is drawn into a twisted game of English chess, which places her in a delicate situation. Does finding out the truth about her family merit destroying all that she has known? The Queen’s Gambit is a precise chess maneuver that calculates key positions upon the board. In order to play, Carolyn must accept the terms of the inheritance. The other beneficiary, Luca Caldwell is maneuvered to participate in this archaic game of alliances. Their forced partnership begins on opposite sides. As they progress, they discover mounting secrets about both of their families. What starts out in conflict, they unite with one common purpose to discover who has been manipulating them. As the autumn leaves fall from the trees, Carolyn and Luca find themselves embroiled in the mounting lies. They begin to question, if they are the players or merely pieces in a greater scheme. Will the white side control the board, or will black rule the game?


THE KNIGHT S GAMBIT

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ISBN: 9781456878092
Release Date: 2011-03-14
Number of pages: 49
Author: JOHN ALFRED BARRETT
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Download and read online THE KNIGHT S GAMBIT in PDF and EPUB The melodious thrill of the calvary charge is absent here. Only the cold impersonal movement of human chess pieces guided by ignorance and error creates scenes of devastation. And through it all anonymous heroism as men struggle to serve their respective nations and loyally do their duty. Men go to sea because they are poor and not because they are dreamers. During the Great Depression young workers thought it heaven to have a job that provided food and shelter and enabled them to save a little money. It was the foundation of the author’s engineering career. His youthful vigor found him a wife, and a college education after he left the sea.


Turkish Gambit

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ISBN: 9780297864172
Release Date: 2010-08-12
Number of pages: 288
Author: Boris Akunin
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Turkish Gambit in PDF and EPUB Erast Fandorin returns in another thrilling Russian crime caper, from the bestselling author of THE WINTER QUEEN. The Russo-Turkish war is at a critical juncture, and Erast Fandorin, broken-hearted and disillusioned, has gone to the front in an attempt to forget his sorrows. But Fandorin's efforts to steer clear of trouble are thwarted when he comes to the aid of Varvara Suvorova - a 'progressive' Russian woman trying to make her way to the Russian headquarters to join her fiancé. Within days, Varvara's fiancé has been accused of treason, a Turkish victory looms on the horizon, and there are rumours of a Turkish spy hiding within their own camp. Our reluctant gentleman sleuth will need to resurrect all of his dormant powers of detection if he is to unmask the traitor, help the Russians to victory and smooth the path of young love.


King s Gambit

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ISBN: 9781401389567
Release Date: 2007-09-11
Number of pages: 448
Author: Paul Hoffman
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online King s Gambit in PDF and EPUB As a young man, Paul Hoffman was a brilliant chess player . . . until the pressures of competition drove him to the brink of madness. In King's Gambit, he interweaves a gripping overview of the history of the game and an in-depth look at the state of modern chess into the story of his own attempt to get his game back up to master level--without losing his mind. It's also a father and son story, as Hoffman grapples with the bizarre legacy of his own dad, who haunts Hoffman's game and life.