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In the Line of Fire (A Donald Cameron Naval Thriller)

by Philip McCutchan

1941. The North Atlantic.

Convoys of supply ships are making their way from America to England, protected by a rapidly assembled fleet of modernised war ships.

The Carmerthen, one of the destroyers, is home to seaman Donald Cameron, a nineteen-year old Commission and Warrant candidate at the bottom of the barrel for the taunting sailors.

The outmoded warship tests his resolve as he is faced with the tense task of keeping watch for enemy attacks.

But in the hubbub of lower deck life it is easy to forget they are sailing in dangerous watersâ?¦

The ship has been at sea for barely a few weeks when it is severely damaged in a surprise daylight attack.

The biting cold, exhaustion and knowledge that the attackers will be back combine to put the men on board in a blood thirsty moodâ?¦

Despite constant bombardment from prowling Focke-Wulfs and U-boats, the last handful of men manage to remain afloat, restlessly watching and waitingâ?¦

As they struggle against the freezing conditions, Cameron picks out an U-boat periscope sliding fast towards the waterlogged destroyer.

And it is homing in on what appears to be a certain victoryâ?¦

‘In The Line of Fire’ is s tense, action-packed thriller that combines authenticity with brilliant story-telling.

‘A gripping page-turner.’ – Tom Kasey, best-selling author of ‘Trade-Off.’

Philip McCutchan grew up in the naval atmosphere of Portsmouth Dockyard and developed a lifetime’s interest in the sea. Military history was an early interest of his, resulting in several fiction books about the British Army and its campaigns, especially in the last 150 years. He served throughout WW II in a variety of ships, including the cruiser Vindictive, the ocean boarding vessel Largs, and the escort carrier Ravager, ending the war as a lieutenant, RNVR. He is also the author of â??Drums Along the Khyber’.

Endeavour Press is the UK’s leading independent publisher of digital books.

Ancient Egypt: Walk with the Pharaoh! Learn the History, Facts, and Mythology of Ancient Egypt (The Secret History of Ancient Egypt – Egyptian Mythology, Pyramids, Giza, Sphinx, Civilizations)

by Myles Justus

Discover:: The History of Ancient Egypt

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Learn the fascinating and mysterious secrets of Ancient Egypt

Learn how Ancient Egypt began, as it’s more than just pharaohs. Ancient Egypt was ruled by dynasties, and each had pharaohs in it. The bloodlines and successions would be muddled, names would be erased from history, and names would be added.

There is more information available for some pharaohs than others, but the history of Ancient Egypt is pretty clear. Many people believe that slaves may or may not have been used in building the pyramids, but it’s a fact that Egyptians did really have slaves. So journey through ancient times and learn the importance of slavery in Egypt and how their owners still lived by morals and honor.

This book will walk you through the collapse and rebirth of Egypt up until the third intermediate period where Greek occupation would take over. The grandeur of Egypt was continuously built upon, and what most people don’t know is that it was sometimes even by a woman pharaoh.

Learn about military expeditions to foreign lands, the expansion of Egyptian boarders, dynasties and bloodlines coming to an end, and even usurping that would cause great conflict in Egypt. From being broken apart to reunifying a few times, Egypt stood tall for quite some time. This book will teach you the truth about pharaohs, slaves, and commoners, giving you a real look at Egypt’s great history.

7 Things You Will Learn with this Book

1. This book will teach you how Ancient Egypt began, with nomadic tribes turning into a great civilization.

2. Learn about what the pharaohs really did in Egypt, and what they were thought of by their people.

3. This book goes through what the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt was like, all the way up until its collapse.

4. Detailing the intermediate time of Ancient Egypt, this book also covers how it was reborn and unified once more.

5. There are many commonly misconstrued facts about the slaves in Ancient Egypt, and this book clears those misconceptions up.

6. Learn how what Ancient Egypt was like in the Middle Kingdom and how they continued to move towards reunification once more.

7. This book will teach you about the growth and final decline of Ancient Egypt, falling into the hands of the Greeks.

A Preview to Ancient Egypt

– How it All Began in Ancient Egypt

– The Pharaohs & What They Really Did

– The Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt

– Collapse & Rebirth of Egyptian Culture

– The Real Slave Trade in Ancient Egypt

– About the Middle Kingdom & Pharaohs

– How it All Started Moving Onward

– How the New Kingdom Started to Grow

– How it All Came to an End

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