Reading without limits, the perfect plan for #stayhome
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
Baptism of Fire - In Love and War #3 - cover

Baptism of Fire - In Love and War #3

Cora Buhlert

Publisher: Pegasus Pulp Publishing

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Cadet Anjali Patel had hoped for something more exciting than guard duty for her first mission with the legendary Shakyri Expeditionary Corps, the best fighters in the Empire of Worlds. 
However, this boring job quickly turns hot, when an enemy convoy comes up the mountain pass Anjali is supposed to guard. 
This is a prequel story of 4500 words or approx. 18 print pages to the "In Love and War" series, but may be read as a standalone. 
Nominated for the 2018 eFestival of Word Best of the Independent eBooks Award

Other books that might interest you

  • The Power of Your Subconscious Mind - There Are No Limits to the Prosperity Happiness and Peace of Mind You Can Achieve Simply by Using the Power of the Subconscious Mind Updated - cover

    The Power of Your Subconscious...

    Joseph Murphy Murphy

    • 0
    • 10
    • 0
    The bestseller by a preeminent teacher of the New Thought movement, now revised and expanded with never-before- published commentary from the author.
     
    One of the bestselling self-help books of all time, The Power of Your Subconscious Mind has helped millions around the world achieve remarkable goals, simply by changing the way they think.
     
    Dr. Murphy?s mind-focusing techniques are based on a simple principle: If you believe in something without reservation and picture it in your mind, you can remove the subconscious obstacles that prevent you from achieving the results you want, and your belief can become a reality.
     
    As an advocate of what is now popularly known as the Law of Attraction, Murphy shows that anyone can unleash extraordinary mental powers to build self-confidence, to create harmonious relationships, to gain professional success, to amass wealth, to conquer fears and phobias, to banish bad habits, and even to effect physical healing and promote overall well-being and happiness.
    Show book
  • St Louis Noir - cover

    St Louis Noir

    Scott Phillips

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    "Featuring a baker's dozen of original stories, plus one 'poetic interlude,' this new entry in Akashic's globetrotting anthology series explores, as editor Phillips, author of The Ice Harvest, tells us in his introduction, the 'collision of high and low' that makes St. Louis so interesting to crime writers...The stories here are uniformly strong. Regular readers of the Noir series (since its inception in 2004, there have been about 75 installments) know what to expect: tightly written, tightly plotted, mostly character-driven stories of murder and mayhem, death and despair, shadow and shock."--Booklist  'Phillips lends his own talents as well, bringing the total body count to 13 works of fatalist fiction as well as a poetic interlude featuring Poet Laureate Michael Castro. Joining him as accessories are St. Louis Post-Dispatch film critic Calvin Wilson; LaVelle Wilkins-Chinn, a fiction writer whom Phillips himself taught; and writers John Lutz, Paul D. Marks, Colleen J. McElroy, Jason Makansi, S.L. Coney, Laua Benedict, Umar Lee, Chris Barsanti, Linda Smith and Jedidiah Ayres."-- St. Louis Newspaper  "Joining Seattle, Memphis, Phoenix, and other noir outposts, St. Louis gets a turn to show its dark side in Phillips' collection of 13 dark tales and a poetic interlude...[A] spirited, black-hearted collection."--Kirkus Reviews  Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.  Brand-new stories by: Calvin Wilson, LaVelle Wilkins-Chinn, John Lutz, Paul D. Marks, Colleen J. McElroy, Jason Makansi, S.L. Coney, Michael Castro, Laura Benedict, Jedidiah Ayres, Umar Lee, Chris Barsanti, L.J. Smith, and Scott Phillips.  From the introduction by Scott Phillips:  "The St. Louis region has had a rough time over the past few years. A number of our school districts are unaccredited. A large section of a North St. Louis County landfill is burning uncontrolled--yes, it's on fire--and said fire is only yards away from a World War II–era radioactive waste dump. There's the matter of the region's de facto segregation, a persistent pox on the city and county decades after the explicit, institutional variety became illegal. A number of our suburban municipalities have lately been exposed in the act of strong-arming their poorest citizens, running what amount to debtors' prisons. In recent years one of those cities, Ferguson, has become a national synonym for police misconduct and institutional racism...  Amid all this is a rich, multicultural history of art and literature both high and low, stemming from conflict and passions running hot...This collection strives for some of that same energy that the collision of high and low can produce...All these writers come at their work with different perspectives and styles but all with a connection to and a passion for our troubled city and its surroundings."
    Show book
  • Twistedly Terrifying Tales from a Twisted Mind 01 - Twistedly Terrifying Tales from a Twisted Mind #1 - cover

    Twistedly Terrifying Tales from...

    Roger Alderman

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Twistedly Terrifying Tales from a Twisted Mind is a collection of southern gothic gore-filled, action-packed fast-paced tales of Horror many of which take place in the small Florida town of Port St. John. In the vein of LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT, TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, and PARANORMAL ACTIVITY - TWISTEDLY TERRIFYING TALES FROM A TWISTED MIND will leave you exhausted and drained. Brutal and Violent stories that hurtle the reader along at a break-neck pace - one that horror fans should not miss!
    Show book
  • Dirty Tricks - cover

    Dirty Tricks

    Kiki Swinson, Saundra

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    STAY SCHEMINGKIKI SWINSONKarlie Houston is broke, betrayed—and running from a bounty on her head. Turns out the real owners of the payday loan office she ripped off weren't cool with her idea of employment bennies. With her lover and friends gone, she's forced to take refuge with her cold-hearted grandmother. But with enemies closing in, Karlie's last chance to flip a killer script is ticking down to slim, none—and dead.  WHO CAN YOU TRUST?SAUNDRAStruggling bank teller Porsha has no time for Cinderella fantasies. She's working overtime to keep her tragedy-struck family off the streets. But her new boyfriend, Game, is smart, seductive—and sure-thing successful. So why not work his rock-solid plan to steal from her bank? All she’s got to lose is more than she can possibly imagine. “Treachery, betrayal and revenge add to the twists and turns and lots of drama in this book. Loved it! Can’t wait until the sequel comes out.” —RT Book Reviews on Kiki Swinson’s The Score  “Saundra offers insight into the ruthless drug game but also offers hope and redemption. Fans of Sister Souljah’s groundbreaking The Coldest Winter Ever will immediately note similarities to that powerful novel in Saundra’s writing.” —Library Journal on Saundra’s Her Sweetest Revenge
    Show book
  • Blue Sail - The Iron Age of Piracy #1 - cover

    Blue Sail - The Iron Age of...

    Aaron S Gallagher

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In the crystal waters of the Caribbean seas, a predator stalks unwary merchant ships.The notorious pirate Piter Vierling freely plunders these and other vessels. Possessed of the ability to hide in plain sight, Vierling and his crew are challenged on the open sea. In Port Royal, Jamaica, a British captain is entreated to stop him. 
    Captain Iago Haken, armed with a new type of warship, undertakes to stop Vierling once and for all.  
    Royal engineer Gwendolyn Sweet, designer of Haken's wondrous new vessel, is overseeing the maiden voyage of her creation. 
    As the confrontation draws closer, each of them will be changed in ways they could never suspect.  
    And so will their world. The Golden Age of Piracy is over. The Iron Age of Piracy has only just begun.
    Show book
  • Seadogs & Blackspots - cover

    Seadogs & Blackspots

    Erin Lee

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    I can't help but chuckle, wishing I weren't outta whiskey and back to the rum. But years at sea, and even my time on Siren Island, has taught me you don't always get what ya yearn for. It ain't like I went there for decades-old scars on my neck and arms from a flesh-deprived Siren. Not like I knew she'd wind up being the only fortune I'd ever really find at sea or that my first bludgeon would be some long-of-tooth wanker called Eugene. Oh, the memories. Legends of things I'd never have had the nerve to dream even on that first journey to the New World. They hit me like waves by the tallest of shores. My Agata. Alexandria. And now, her son. Our legacy. The only treasures left I'll ever have any use for again. Agata: My heart. My soul. The kind of woman legacies are built upon. And now, even she's gone. Stolen from me to eternal sleep; ashes scattered at sea. Or is she?
    Show book