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The Last Flight

Author : Julie Clark
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2020-06-23
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781728215730


Book The Last Flight Description/Summary:

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller! "The Last Flight is thoroughly absorbing—not only because of its tantalizing plot and deft pacing, but also because of its unexpected poignancy and its satisfying, if bittersweet, resolution. The characters get under your skin."—The New York Times Book Review Two women. Two flights. One last chance to disappear. Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her future auspicious. But behind closed doors, nothing is quite as it seems. That perfect husband has a temper that burns as bright as his promising political career, and he's not above using his staff to track Claire's every move, making sure she's living up to his impossible standards. But what he doesn't know is that Claire has worked for months on a plan to vanish. A chance meeting in an airport bar brings her together with a woman whose circumstances seem equally dire. Together they make a last-minute decision to switch tickets—Claire taking Eva's flight to Oakland, and Eva traveling to Puerto Rico as Claire. They believe the swap will give each of them the head start they need to begin again somewhere far away. But when the flight to Puerto Rico goes down, Claire realizes it's no longer a head start but a new life. Cut off, out of options, with the news of her death about to explode in the media, Claire will assume Eva's identity, and along with it, the secrets Eva fought so hard to keep hidden. For fans of Lisa Jewell and Liv Constantine, The Last Flight is the story of two women—both alone, both scared—and one agonizing decision that will change the trajectory of both of their lives.

The Flight

Author : Julie Clark
Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
Release : 2021-04-29
Category : Uncategorized
ISBN : 1529384729


Book The Flight Description/Summary:

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! 'Bristling with suspense and crammed with false clues, it would make a fine Hitchcock film' Daily Mail 'Engrossing' The Times (Book of the Month) 'Thoroughly absorbing - not only because of its tantalizing plot and deft pacing, but also because of its unexpected poignancy and its satisfying, if bittersweet, resolution. The characters get under your skin' New York Times 'Absolutely sensational!' Jo Spain 'I couldn't put it down' has never been more true! Crying out to be turned into a Netflix series' Prima Claire and Eva lead very different lives, but they have one thing in common - they are both in huge danger and need to disappear. A chance encounter at the airport presents the two women with a simple but crazy solution: switch places then drop off the grid when they land. But one woman will never reach her destination. The Flight has been highly acclaimed across the world and delivers a smart, tense and twisting narrative that will have you hooked from the first page to the last. It's the perfect escapism, wherever you are! Reviews from Netgalley: * 'This wasn't like any book I've read before. (...) It was emotional, page turning, well written, believable, relatable, and every other emotion in between.' * 'Loved this book - was a real page -turner, fast paced well plotted and I was hooked from the start. I can highly recommend - you won't be disappointed!' * 'Fast moving, fully entertaining suspense with well drawn characters and a engaging plot. Ideal escapism.' * 'Overall, a terrific suspense thriller which is extremely well written, keeps your focus throughout with characters you invest in. Highly recommended.'

Last Flight

Author : Amelia Earhart
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2009-12-22
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780307715937


Book Last Flight Description/Summary:

Amelia Earhart's account of her ill-fated last flight around the world, begun in 1937, remains one of the most moving and absorbing adventure stories of all time. Last Flight compiles the letters, diary entries and charts that she sent to her husband, G.P. Putnam at each stage of her trip. In her own words, these dispatches offer a window into her experience on this ground-breaking journey and illustrate her cheerful, charming nature. Her story continues to intrigue and inspire people to this day.

Her Last Flight

Author : Beatriz Williams
Publisher : HarperCollins
Release : 2020-06-30
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780062834805


Book Her Last Flight Description/Summary:

One of Summer’s Most Anticipated Reads, according to Goodreads, SheReads, and Bookish “I think Beatriz Williams is writing the best historical fiction out there. It’s lush with period detail but feels immediate.”—Elin Hilderbrand The beloved author returns with a remarkable novel of both raw suspense and lyric beauty— the story of a lost pilot and a wartime photographer that will leave its mark on your soul. In 1947, photographer and war correspondent Janey Everett arrives at a remote surfing village on the Hawaiian island of Kauai to research a planned biography of forgotten aviation pioneer Sam Mallory, who joined the loyalist forces in the Spanish Civil War and never returned. Obsessed with Sam’s fate, Janey has tracked down Irene Lindquist, the owner of a local island-hopping airline, whom she believes might actually be the legendary Irene Foster, Mallory’s onetime student and flying partner. Foster’s disappearance during a round-the-world flight in 1937 remains one of the world’s greatest unsolved mysteries. At first, the flinty Mrs. Lindquist denies any connection to Foster. But Janey informs her that the wreck of Sam Mallory’s airplane has recently been discovered in a Spanish desert, and piece by piece, the details of Foster’s extraordinary life emerge: from the beginnings of her flying career in Southern California, to her complicated, passionate relationship with Mallory, to the collapse of her marriage to her aggressive career manager, the publishing scion George Morrow. As Irene spins her tale to its searing conclusion, Janey’s past gathers its own power. The duel between the two women takes a heartstopping turn. To whom does Mallory rightfully belong? Can we ever come to terms with the loss of those we love, and the lives we might have lived?

The Last Flight of Poxl West

Author : Daniel Torday
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2015-03-17
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781466871816


Book The Last Flight of Poxl West Description/Summary:

Poxl West fled the Nazis' onslaught in Czechoslovakia. He escaped their clutches again in Holland. He pulled Londoners from the Blitz's rubble. He wooed intoxicating, unconventional beauties. He rained fire on Germany from his RAF bomber. Poxl West is the epitome of manhood and something of an idol to his teenage nephew, Eli Goldstein, who reveres him as a brave, singular, Jewish war hero. Poxl fills Eli's head with electric accounts of his derring-do, adventures and romances, as he collects the best episodes from his storied life into a memoir. He publishes that memoir, Skylock, to great acclaim, and its success takes him on the road, and out of Eli's life. With his uncle gone, Eli throws himself into reading his opus and becomes fixated on all things Poxl. But as he delves deeper into Poxl's history, Eli begins to see that the life of the fearless superman he's adored has been much darker than he let on, and filled with unimaginable loss from which he may have not recovered. As the truth about Poxl emerges, it forces Eli to face irreconcilable facts about the war he's romanticized and the vision of the man he's held so dear. Daniel Torday's debut novel, The Last Flight of Poxl West, beautifully weaves together the two unforgettable voices of Eli Goldstein and Poxl West, exploring what it really means to be a hero, and to be a family, in the long shadow of war.

Dragon Age: Last Flight Deluxe Edition

Author : Liane Merciel
Publisher : Dark Horse Books
Release : 2019
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781506708256


Book Dragon Age: Last Flight Deluxe Edition Description/Summary:

This deluxe edition features twenty-four brand new illustrations by Stefano Martino, Álvaro Sarraseca, Andres Ponce, and German Ponce in an intricately designed, foil stamped hardcover! The Templar order, once the sworn protectors of the Circle of Magi, are murdering and burning mages across the land. Seeking haven with the Grey Wardens, elf mage Valya joins a caravan to Weisshaupt. There, she stumbles onto an ages-old secret diary from the infamous end of the Fourth Blight once belonging to Isseya, another elven mage and fierce Grey Warden. Valya falls into her tragic story, learning that the griffon caretaker's dreams of protecting Thedas from the ever-encroaching threat led to a perilous decision. Isseya's tale winds deep into Valya's heart, and now the fate of Thedas may also rest in her hands.

The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw

Author : Bruce Barcott
Publisher : Random House Incorporated
Release : 2009
Category : Nature
ISBN : 9780812973136


Book The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw Description/Summary:

Describes the desperate efforts of a few determined villagers in Belize, led by Sharon Matola, a one-time circus performer who runs the Belize Zoo, to stop efforts to build a huge dam that would destroy one of Central America's great rivers and the last scarlet macaws in Belize, taking on the corrupt Belize government and big money corporations in the process. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Last Flight from Tempelhof

Author : D. Mitchell Lindemann
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2009-06
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781440136467


Book Last Flight from Tempelhof Description/Summary:

Set against Berlin's extraordinary Tempelhof Central Airport and its labyrinth of secret tunnels, Last Flight from Tempelhof spans six tumultuous decades in the ever-changing German capital city. Tony Swan, a career U.S. Air Force intelligence officer, must flush out any threats against two U.S. presidents when they visit Berlin. One president, in June of 1987, is about to make a speech at the Berlin Wall that could change the course of history. The other president, twenty-one years later, hopes to salvage his legacy after leading the United States into a disastrous war. He and his secretary of state join a crowd of 100,000 to witness the historic final flight from Tempelhof the airport that once saved West Berlin and is now being transformed into a giant amusement park, thus fulfilling the vision of Hitler's chief architect, Albert Speer. Haunted by personal tragedy and his own doubts about American foreign policy, Swan uncovers murderous conspiracies in two vastly different geopolitical eras. Racing the clock, he is eluded by the deadly secret that ties the plots together, hidden for two decades somewhere in the long-forgotten passages beneath the massive terminal building at Tempelhof.

The Ones We Choose

Author : Julie Clark
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-05-08
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781501184482


Book The Ones We Choose Description/Summary:

Lisa Genova meets 23andMe in this exploration of the genetic and emotional ties that bind, as debut author Julie Clark delivers a compelling read about a young boy desperate to find his place in this world, a mother coming to terms with her own past, and the healing power of forgiveness. The powerful forces of science and family collide when geneticist Paige Robson finds her world in upheaval: Her eight-year-old son Miles is struggling to fit in at his new school and begins asking questions about his biological father that Paige can’t answer—until fate thrusts the anonymous donor she used into their lives. Paige’s carefully constructed life begins to unravel as the truth of Miles’s paternity threatens to destroy everything she has grown to cherish. As Paige slowly opens herself up—by befriending an eccentric mother, confronting her own deeply buried vulnerabilities, and trying to make sense of her absent father’s unexpected return—she realizes breakthroughs aren’t only for the lab. But when tragedy strikes, Paige must face the consequences of sharing a secret only she knows. With grace and humor, Julie Clark shows that while the science is fascinating, solving these intimate mysteries of who we are and where we come from unleashes emotions more complex than the strands of DNA that shape us.

The Last Flight of the Arrow

Author : Daniel Wyatt
Publisher : Mushroom Publishing
Release : 2009-01-27
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781843197348


Book The Last Flight of the Arrow Description/Summary:

February 20, 1959, the Canadian prime minister stood before the House of Commons to announce that his government had decided to cancel the CF-105 Avro Arrow supersonic fighter-interceptor program. What were the reasons... the REAL reasons? Were the Americans involved? In this tale of intrigue, the Russians plan an air strike on North America. Canadian and American Intelligence get wind of it through secret channels. The Canadians pretend to terminate the Arrow and then - with the help of the Americans - deploy the machine for what it was designed for. It's mission: catch the Russians with evidence of its strike force. While the public mourns the death of the supersonic fighter, the Arrow blasts its way across the Pacific on a vital, long-range, photo-recon mission to save the Free World and avert World War III. Behind the controls is a hand-picked Royal Canadian Air Force pilot. Target - Siberia.

Last Flight - Amelia Earhart's Flying Adventures

Author : Amelia Earhart
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009-01-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1906393141


Book Last Flight - Amelia Earhart's Flying Adventures Description/Summary:

Amelia Earhart was twice the first woman to cross the Atlantic by air: initially in 1928 as a passenger just a year after Lindbergh's pioneering flight and then in 1932 flying solo. Like her contemporaries Amy Johnson and Beryl Markham she was featured in all the fashionable magazines of the day as a symbol of the new independent woman. The list of records Amelia established reads like a catalogue of aviation history and includes the first flights from Hawaii to California and from California to Mexico. In 1937 she attempted with a copilot, Frederick J. Noonan, to fly around the world, but her plane was lost on the flight between New Guinea and Howland Island. Despite extensive searches neither wreckage nor bodies were ever found. Many theories exist but there is no proof of her fate. Amelia will always be remembered for her courage, vision and groundbreaking achievements both in aviation and for women.

Last Flight Out

Author : Randy Wayne White
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002
Category : Travel
ISBN : IND:30000086878554


Book Last Flight Out Description/Summary:

The author of Batfishing in the Rainforest takes readers on a breathtaking tour of his favorite travel spots, diving into a lake called the Bad Blue Hole and searching for orangutans in Borneo, among other adventures.

The Last Flight

Author : August Okpe
Publisher : Outskirts Press
Release : 2011
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 1432711024


Book The Last Flight Description/Summary:

The Biafran chief pilot breaks his silence to reveal all. Writing from the vantage position of being a part of the nucleus and foundation member of the Nigerian Air Force and later an active air combatant in the Nigeria-Biafra air war, Captain Okpe gives a robust and exciting account as well as some incredible perspectives of the political and military intrigues on both sides of the divide.

The Last Flight of the Phoenix

Author : Matthew O Duncan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-05-25
Category : Uncategorized
ISBN : 9798648498600


Book The Last Flight of the Phoenix Description/Summary:

The war was over except for the crew of the T.S.S. Phoenix. Lost deep in enemy space, crippled, but not dead. The odds of survival were stacked against them, but they were still determined to fight their way back towards allied space.On New Terra, Roy O'Hara had discovered peace for his spirit and joy in a simple life. Yet he had only fulfilled a portion of the Commander's Prophecy. It told of a darkness that would fall on his new home from the stars and he would be called upon once again to save them all.The Alliance turned a blind eye to the sudden growth of the Sa'larie Empire just beyond their borders, but some in the intelligent community could see the clues of a new threat. A covert team is sent to discover the truth of the alien's goals and they discover much more than they could have ever imagined.Different paths of unlikely allies and new foes will intersect in the skies and on the ground of New Terra once again, where everything will change and destinies will collide.

Last Flight

Author : Tom Chase
Publisher : Peter Randall Pub
Release : 2003
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1931807132


Book Last Flight Description/Summary:

Two thirds of all airline flights between North America and Europe are flown with two-engine aircraft. The airplanes are technological marvels, the engines highly reliable, but what if? Captain Rob Robertson, on his final flight before mandatory retirement at age sixty, faces the gravest decision of his long flying career--should he ditch his disabled aircraft in the angry sea or attempt a seat-of-the pants landing at a storm-racked, abandoned airfield on the rugged coast of Labrador? Here is an authentic look inside the cockpit, from a retired pilot who understands the intricacies of piloting a jet airliner. The rekindling of a long dormant love, between Rob and flight attendant Charis, during a layover in Paris, provides another excellent plot line.

Star Wars Vol. 4

Author : Jason Aaron
Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
Release : 2017-01-18
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 9781302495800


Book Star Wars Vol. 4 Description/Summary:

Collects Star Wars (2015) #20-25. Marvel’s epic exploration of the Star Wars galaxy continues! Take a walk on the dark side with Sgt. Kreel and an elite group of Imperial soldiers aboard the Star Destroyer Harbinger! It’s a nigh-indestructible weapon of war. It’s also the target of the rebels’ new top-secret plan. Never afraid of defying the odds, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Leia Organa are determined to make this the Harbinger’s last flight! But Kreel and his SCAR Squad specialize in taking down rebels — hard! Let battle commence! Plus: Jabba the Hutt has a problem, and he’s hired the Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan to solve it. But a certain old hermit of the dune wastes might have a little something to say about it. Then, R2-D2 goes solo!

Aviation Mysteries of the North

Author : Gregory Liefer
Publisher : Publication Consultants
Release : 2008-08-01
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781594332098


Book Aviation Mysteries of the North Description/Summary:

Russia's most famous aviator disappears on a world record flight over the North Pole. A commercial airliner with thirty-eight people is never found. The wreckage of a strategic bomber is discovered years later and hundreds of miles from where it was lost, without its nuclear payload. Two United States Congressmen on a routine campaign tour vanish, spurring accusations of cover-up and conspiracy. These are but a few of the stories detailed in Aviation Mysteries of the North. Far distant from major media outlets and occurring over remote and unforgiving wilderness, many of the mysteries have been overlooked or forgotten, until now. Meticulously researched, the accounts are a compilation of historically significant mysteries and large capacity aircraft which have been lost over a span of four decades. From takeoff and in flight until the final moments, through searches and controversy, the factual events are presented with captivating insight. Historical perspectives and aircraft descriptions add an informative background to the text.

The Eagle's Last Flight

Author : Ron Standerfer
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013-06
Category : Uncategorized
ISBN : 0615831303


Book The Eagle's Last Flight Description/Summary:

Skip O'Neill lies dying of leukemia in a New York hospital, determined to live until the new millennium. His wasted body shows scant evidence of the man he once was-an Air Force fighter pilot and decorated combat veteran. O'Neill's first assignment as a young lieutenant places him among hard drinking World War II-and Korean War-era fighter pilots who quickly teach him their ways. He almost washes out of pilot training but is persistent and manages to graduate. In Vietnam, he proves to be a skillful and courageous pilot who faces dangers of all kinds with equanimity. But the greatest-and most deadly danger-materializes years after O'Neill volunteers to be an observer at an atomic test site. In the end, O'Neill decides that when his time comes, he will dash at it fearlessly. He anticipates being greeted by departed friends-but what awaits him is something totally unexpected.

The Last Flight of the Flamingo

Author : Mia Couto
Publisher : Serpents Tail
Release : 2004
Category : Fiction
ISBN : UOM:39015061325323


Book The Last Flight of the Flamingo Description/Summary:

An extraordinary portrait of an Africa country after a civil war.

Last Flight of the Luftwaffe

Author : Adrian Weir
Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Release : 2013-10-17
Category : History
ISBN : 9781780227009


Book Last Flight of the Luftwaffe Description/Summary:

The account of one of the most extraordinary stories to come from the closing days of the Second World War. Desperate times drive determined men to desperate measures. In April 1945, their cause already clearly lost, an ill-assorted, ill-equipped group of Luftwaffe crew decided on one final 'death or glory' kamikaze mission - their trage an incoming USAAF Eighth Air Force bomber formation, their only weapons their aircraft. Adrian Weir has researched this remarkable flight to retell it minute by minute: a hopeless gesture of immense courage, thrilling as the reader flies in the cockpit with the German pilots towards the unstoppable aircarft of the Mighty Eighth. Including accounts from the survivors of the mission, this is one of the most extraordinary stories to come from the closing days of the Second World War.