Tractor Legends

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Author: Jonathan Whitlam

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445678489

Category: Transportation

Page: 96

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An engaging guide to the innovative tractor models that achieved legendary status. Accompanied by superb colour photography of all the tractors.

The Crystal Star: Star Wars Legends

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Author: Vonda McIntyre

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0307796299

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Vonda N. McIntyre continues the bestselling Star Wars saga as the ultimate space adventure unfolds in The Crystal Star. Princess Leia's children have been kidnapped. Along with Chewbacca and Artoo-Detoo, she follows the kidnappers' trail to a disabled refugee ship, from which children are also missing. Here she learns of a powerful Imperial officer with a twisted plan to restore the Empire. Meanwhile, Han Solo and Luke Skywalker are cut off from Leia by the death of a nearby star, which has caused a disruption in the Force. They have gone to the planet Crseih to investigate a report of a lost group of Jedi. Instead they find a charismatic alien named Waru whose miraculous healing powers have attracted a fanatic following. As Leia follows the path of her children across space, Luke and Han draw closer to the truth behind Waru's sinister cult. Together they will face an explosive showdown that will decide the survival of the New Republic . . . and the universe itself! Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

The Han Solo Adventures: Star Wars Legends

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Author: Brian Daley

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0307795489

Category: Fiction

Page: 576

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Han Solo soars again—in this awesome trilogy of his extraordinary exploits. Ride with him as he rides to the rescue, narrowly escapes certain death, and foils evil in its ruthelss tracks! HAN SOLO AT STARS’ END Han Solo trusts no one, and does no favors. But when the best illegal ship rebuilder in the galaxy disappears, Han and Chewbacca agree to go after him—after all, the Millennium Falcon needs some very special repairs. Their search pits them against powerful and ruthless enemies out to destroy them, and finally leads them to an airless speck of desolate asteroid—the Authority prison planet known as Stars’ End. HAN SOLO’S REVENGE For a cool ten thousand credits, Han and Chewbacca will do just about anything—except transport slaves. For one thing, it means an instant death sentence. So when a high-paying cargo shipment turns out to be a consignment of slaves, Han and Chewie have to think fast. But Han forms a plan to turn the tables on the slavers and free the captives. Then, good deed accomplished, he scours the skies for the nasty joker who set him up—because revenge can be so sweet. HAN SOLO AND THE LOST LEGACY There’s a fabled treasure at stake and a price on Han’s head. So he and Chewbacca head for a planet rumored to hide undreamedof riches. But once they get there, Han’s beloved spacecraft, the Millennium Falcon, is hijacked by a band of assassins and killer robots. Their chances for survival are so slim, they might as well risk it all. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

The Legend of Wahkan

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Author: Melissa Sharman

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491836776

Category: Fiction

Page: 374

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An ancient tale has resurfaced... And its vile curse has claimed the heart of a tranquil Virginia town, morphing it into a malicious world hidden from the rest of society. The residents of Rockdale Valley were confused when waves of quakes hit their town and terrified when reports of missing people and animal attacks suddenly rise. For one former cop, it wasn’t enough to pry her focus away from her own troubles. Living in the outskirts of town just behind the mountains that snugged it, she couldn’t help but keep her focus on the torment she was having to endure each and every night, her chronic nightmares that began just after suffering amnesia from an accident that occurred in the forest of the mountains not too far from where she resided. It was a part of her past she was unable to recall, a part of her past her father refused to discuss. Determined to find answers, Alyssa makes a hasty decision to stop by her parents’ residence before vacationing with friends resulting in her fleeing to Rockdale Valley. Once confined in the shaken town, she has no choice but to face the nightmare that unfolds in front of her as she quickly begins to piece it with her own restless dreams.

Legends Hollow

Dragonfire

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Author: T. L. Cooper

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1606938428

Category: Fiction

Page: 440

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The Dragon Prophecy told of an emancipator who would raise the Crystal Dragons to defeat the Dark Dragons who had been released on the planet Nebulon. The Prophecy said a mark would reveal this Sacred Dragon of Thunder and Air, but the ten year, planet-wide search had revealed nothing. Jareth, prince of Nebulon, joined the quest to find the Chosen One on another world, and quickly found trouble of his own. But the powers of the Sacred Thunder Dragon were stirring and he traced them to an Earth girl, Zenobia, who had survived eighteen strikes of lightning in her life. An outcast viewed as a freak of nature, Zenobia bears a strange mark she has never understood, until she meets Jareth and discovers that fate has some surprises waiting for her. As events are pushed ever onward by the hand of prophecy, Jareth and Zenobia must make their way back to Nebulon to face their own destinies in this epic sci-fi fantasy.

Suburban Legends

True Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Minivans

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Author: Sam Stall

Publisher: Quirk Books

ISBN: 9781594740510

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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Presents a collection of true crime stories and myths that happened in the suburbs.

Legends of War

Book Two: Sparrow Wars in the Garden of Bliss

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Author: C.A. Portnellus

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 149174894X

Category: Fiction

Page: 366

View: 1930

It is 1943 in Beaumont, Texas, and Barton Barre’s life has just veered from a carefully planned path to fame and fortune. After a drunken night with friends, the recent college graduate is coerced into volunteering for the army. With fate and perhaps the legacy of the La Barre family curse hovering over him, Barton signs on for officers’ training and begins serving in England. It is not long after D-Day when Barton finds himself in France, the same area his father once fought in during the summer of 1918. Intrigued by the contents of an earlier letter from his father, Bart searches to find the truths behind a family mystery. Meanwhile back home in America, the Barre family and Bart’s pen pal, Elise Boulanger, spends their days fretting about him and attempting to survive the hardships of war rationing. Elise is torn by her devotion for Bart—a man she met only once—and a blossoming new romance. She and the Barre family have no idea that as Bart battles loneliness and worry amid the chaos of war, destiny waits to play a cruel joker card. Legends of War is the second book in the La Barre Family Saga—it is a compelling and heartfelt story of fractured families’ lives both at home in America and on the battlefield in Europe during World War II.