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No Man's Sky
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by David Falash
Paperback: 254 pages
Publisher: Black Leaf Publishing (May 4, 2015)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1907407901
ISBN-13: 978-1907407901
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 11.5 ounces

No Man's Sky The thrilling adventures of Mick Gallagher continue in this fourth book detailing the young Irish hero's exploits as a member of the Red Baron's Flying Circus squadron!! Sixteen year-old Mick Gallagher lives a life fraught with danger. He now has enemies - and admirers - on every corner of war-torn Europe. One extra-special admirer is Michelle Guerintaux, the French beauty Mick will someday call his wife. Winning her heart was easy; winning over her family risked his life. It is now the spring of 1918. Germany is about to launch its last desperate bid to win the war: Operation Michael. With Russia out of the conflict and the U.S.A. now arriving in full force, the offensive must succeed! Leading the way will be Manfred von Richthofen's Flying Circus, known for its colorful airplanes and ability to move quickly to where the action is thickest. Mick Gallagher, known throughout the world as the Emerald Ace, is about to face his toughest challenges yet! Loaded from start to finish with non-stop military action and intrigue, No Man's Sky is an unputdownable adventure!
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Once a Knight: A Novel of Aerial Combat & Romance in World War I
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by Walt Shiel
Paperback: 242 pages
Publisher: Slipdown Mountain Publications (June 1, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1934631515
ISBN-13: 978-1934631515
Product Dimensions: 6 x 9 x 0.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces

by Walt Shiel
In 1916, Everett Ross quit the Texas Rangers and traveled to England to join the Royal Flying Corps, trading his horse for a Nieuport pursuit biplane. No stranger to violence and death, now-Lieutenant Ross duels with German pilots in the pristine skies above the grimy trenches where foot soldiers fight for victory foot by bloody foot. Between dogfights, Ross loses his heart to a young French beauty whose domineering mother fights her own battle to protect Geneviéve from this American cowboy wearing a British uniform. Ross soon must decide between love and duty, between orders and necessity. This fast-moving story combines romance and combat action in a land knocked out of kilter by a deadly war often seemingly without objectives. As a pursuit pilot in the War to End All Wars, Ross struggles to maintain his own sense of honor and valor in the midst of chaos and death. "Highly recommended reading and a welcome addition to personal and community library collections."-Midwest Book Review. "A great read that will fit well alongside 'The Razor’s Edge' and 'A Farewell to Arms.'"-Stephen Phillips, Military Writer's Society of America
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Playboy Squadron
| Total Clicks: 1099 | Report Broken Link |
by Arthur George Joseph Whitehouse
Unknown Binding: 267 pages
Publisher: Doubleday (1970)
Language: English
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The Rage of Angels
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by Alan Fisher
Hardcover: 223 pages
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers (May, 1997)
Language: English
ISBN: 0786704098

"From the author of The Three Passions of Countess Natalya (1985), an affecting account of how a young British aviator from the wrong side of the social tracks goes about surviving the last year of WW I. Not yet 21, Marten Corby has served for two years as an infantryman on the Western Front and survived seven months of aerial combat. Sustained by alcohol, memories of an unattainable girl back home, and an eerie ability to detach himself from his horrific environment, the airman keeps his comrades in arms at a distance. The only son of a working-class family from inner-city London, Marten is serving with Peter West, a golden boy who befriended him at the public school to which he won a scholarship. Even so, Marten (once wounded and decorated for valor in the trenches) refuses to fully renew the acquaintance for unacknowledged fear of further loss. Moreover, while among his squadron's best fliers, he does little more than duty requires, shooting at German aircraft only when fellow pilots are at risk. Invalided back to England after a crash landing, Marten learns that Mary, the lass he loved from afar, has betrayed Peter, who expected to marry her. Distraught, Marten finds solace in the arms of Jean Stacey, a worldly woman four years his senior. Marten returns to France in appreciably better spirits; the once alienated airman is also readier to assume responsibility. When Peter is killed at the height of a last-gasp German offensive, he's prepared to bear even heavier burdens. At the close, a renewed Marten is shepherding a flock of greenhorns back to base from a turning-point battle, confident he will live to return home and to marry Jean. A well-handled coming-of-age tale that offers a rather less glamorous view of the Great War's pioneering fighter pilots than legend allows." -- Copyright © 1997, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.
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Richthofen's Knight
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by David Falash
Paperback: 274 pages
Publisher: Black Leaf Publishing (May 27, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1907407146
ISBN-13: 978-1907407147
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.3 ounces

Following on the heels of "Emerald Ace," this action packed sequel finds the young Irish fighter pilot Mick Gallagher in a race against death. Avowed patriot for a free and independent Ireland, Mick has been flying as an unofficial member of the Red Baron's famed Flying Circus squadron for several weeks. His identity as the Emerald Ace is a secret known only to a few, including his beloved French girlfriend Michelle Guerintaux and his best friend Paul Coburn. But now an Allied spy knows his secret. A day before being ambushed, Mick discovered that he had inadvertently shot down Pierre Guerintaux, one of Michelle's fighter pilot brothers. Lying in a Paris hospital, Pierre may not survive his wounds. Beau, Michelle's other brother, and who also taught Mick how to fly, will surely rage when he finds out Mick's true identity. Heading for a prison camp, Mick is facing certain execution as a traitor to the Crown. He must escape, and hope his future with Michelle isn't lost. Loaded from start to finish with thrilling dogfights, narrow escapes, and rousing WW1 adventure, Richthofen's Knight will have you turning the pages at machine gun speed.
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Son of a Rich Man
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A Pilot in WWI
by John Anthony Watson
Paperback: 196 pages
Publisher: PublishAmerica (June 23, 2005)
Language: English
ISBN: 1413785468

This novel is full of historical facts gleaned from the logbook and diary of John Kenneth Watson, a pilot in the Royal Flying Corp during WWI. A fictional story of war, love, and intrigue is intertwined with adventure and compelling events, including being shot down and captured by the Red Baron, only to escape in a very unique way. His father, John, was a very successful and wealthy trainer of thoroughbred racehorses and expected his son, Ken, to carry on the family business. However, he had an inward dislike for the racing business and a strong passion for flying. Ken fell in love with Ivy Rose, considered a lowly commoner to Ken's upper crust family. A wartime romance followed and played a key role in Ken's life that adds charm to this novel. His military status and wealthy upbringing brought him in contact with many famous and royal people of the day, including Prime Minister Lloyd George, Field Marshal General Haig and Winston Churchill.
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Spies with Wings
| Total Clicks: 1050 | Report Broken Link |
by Arthur George Joseph, Whitehouse
Library Binding
Publisher: Putnam (January 2000)
ISBN: 0399606009
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Squadron 44
| Total Clicks: 942 | Report Broken Link |
By Arch Whitehouse
Publisher: Curtis Books (1965)
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Squadron Shilling
| Total Clicks: 945 | Report Broken Link |
by Arthur George Joseph Whitehouse
Unknown Binding: 335 pages
Publisher: Doubleday (1968)
Language: English
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Three Cheers for Me
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Volume I of the Bandy Papers
by Donald Jack
Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart; Revised edition (August 28, 2001)
Language: English
ISBN: 0771043805
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