The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Tony Schumacher
ISBN-10 9780062339386
Year 2014-09-23
Pages 464
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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A crackling, highly imaginative thriller debut in the vein of W.E.B. Griffin and Philip Kerr, set in German-occupied London at the close of World War II, in which a hardened British detective jeopardizes his own life to save an innocent soul and achieve the impossible—redemption. London, 1946. The Nazis have conquered the British, and now occupy Great Britain, using brutality and fear to control its citizens. John Henry Rossett, a decorated British war hero and former police sergeant, has been reassigned to the Office of Jewish Affairs. He now answers to the SS, one of the most powerful and terrifying organizations in the Third Reich. Rossett is a man accustomed to obeying commands, but he’s now assigned a job he did not ask for—and cannot refuse: rounding up Jews for deportation, including men and women he’s known his whole life. But they are not the only victims, for the war took Rossett’s wife and son, and shattered his own humanity. Then he finds Jacob, a young Jewish child, hiding in an abandoned building, who touches something in Rossett that he thought was long dead. Determined to save the innocent boy, Rossett takes him on the run, with the Nazis in pursuit. But they are not the only hunters following his trail. The Royalist Resistance and the Communists want him, too. Each faction has its own agenda, and Rossett will soon learn that none of them can be trusted . . . and all of them are deadly.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Caroline Tung Richmond
ISBN-10 0545801273
Year 2016-07-26
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Scholastic Press
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Never underestimate a pretty face. My name is Lucie Blaise. I am sixteen years old. I have many aliases, but I am none of the girls you see. What I am is the newest agent of the CO-7. And we are here to take down Hitler. After the Nazis killed my brother on the North African front, I volunteered at the Office of Strategic Services in Washington, DC, to do my part for the war effort. Only instead of a desk job at the OSS, I was tapped to join the Clandestine Operations - a secret espionage and sabotage organization of girls. Six months ago, I was deployed to German-occupied France to gather intelligence and eliminate Nazi targets. My current mission: Track down and interrogate a Nazi traitor about a weapon that threatens to wipe out all of Western Europe. Then find and dismantle the weapon before Hitler detonates it. But the deeper I infiltrate, the more danger I'm in. Because the fate of the free world hangs in the balance, and trusting the wrong person could cause millions of lives to be lost. Including my own.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Maya Banks
ISBN-10 1101443170
Year 2010-09-07
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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THE FIRST ELECTRIFYING ROMANCE IN THE KGI SERIES FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR MAYA BANKS. The Kelly Group International (KGI): a super elite, top secret, family-run business that handles jobs the US government can't. Qualifications: Military background, high intelligence, and a rock hard body... It’s been one year since ex-Navy SEAL Ethan Kelly last saw his wife Rachel alive. Overwhelmed by grief and guilt over his failures as a husband, Ethan shuts himself off from everything and everyone. His brothers have tried to bring Ethan into the KGI fold, tried to break through the barriers he's built around himself, but Ethan refuses to respond...until he receives an anonymous phone call claiming Rachel is alive. To save her, Ethan will have to dodge bullets, cross a jungle, and risk falling captive to a deadly drug cartel that threatens his own demise. And even if he succeeds, he’ll have to force Rachel to recover memories she can’t and doesn’t want to relive—the minute by minute terror of her darkest hour—for their love, and their lives, may depend on it.

Danger in the Darkest Hour

Danger in the Darkest Hour Author Mary Pope Osborne
ISBN-10 9780553497748
Year 2015-01-06
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
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Introducing the first Magic Tree House® Super Edition—and Jack and Annie’s most dangerous mission ever! With a longer story and additional facts and photographs, this thrilling, first Super Edition in the Magic Tree House series is an adventure no reader will want to miss! The magic tree house has taken Jack and Annie back in time to England in 1944. England is fighting for its life in World War II. Before long, Jack and Annie find themselves parachuting into Normandy, France, behind enemy lines. The date is June 5. Will the brave brother and sister team be able to make a difference during one of the darkest times in history? They don’t know, but they have to try! In Danger in the Darkest Hour, Mary Pope Osborne introduces readers to a vitally important historical subject. Have more fun with Jack and Annie on the Magic Tree House® website at MagicTreeHouse.com.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Barbara Erskine
ISBN-10 0007513127
Year 2014
Pages 552
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focussed on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a glittering career as an artist, and she wants his parents to have something to remember him by in case it all goes wrong in the war. Seventy years later, and art historian Lucy uncovers the mystery surrounding a painting in her home - and accidentally ends up stirring up a hornet's nest of history.

Warriors 6 The Darkest Hour

Warriors  6  The Darkest Hour Author Erin Hunter
ISBN-10 9780061757372
Year 2009-10-13
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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ThunderClan's darkest hour is upon them, as Tigerstar's quest for power plunges all the Clans into the most terrible danger any cat has ever faced. In order to save his Clan and his friends, Fireheart must uncover the meaning of an ominous proclamation from StarClan: "Four will become two. Lion and tiger will meet in battle, and blood will rule the forest." The time has come for prophecies to unfold, and for heroes to rise ...

After the Darkest Hour

After the Darkest Hour Author Kathleen A. Brehony
ISBN-10 9781429933230
Year 2000-09-11
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Henry Holt and Company
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In the tradition of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, a book that explains the transformative power of suffering Most people understand that suffering and sorrow are inevitable parts of every life and that illness, death, or loss of a loved one are universal experiences, not retribution or a symptom of bad luck. But few of us comprehend the ways in which suffering can give rise to growth. In this sensitive and caring book, Kathleen Brehony describes the experiences of people who have endured life's trials and consequently found deeper spiritual and psychological meaning in their lives. Drawing on a rich selection of mythological and religious stories from many faiths, Berhony provides a historical and cultural context that enriches the meaning of these deeply personal tales. After the Darkest Hour explores the qualities--psychological, behavioral, and spiritual--of those who have turned periods of pain and suffering into opportunities for growth and renewal. The final chapters offer exercises that will help readers approach the difficult situations they face in a more conscious, enlightened way, as well as specific suggestions for creating personal healing rituals.

Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour Author Virginia Andrews
ISBN-10 9781471103995
Year 2012-12-25
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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DARKEST HOUR takes us back to the story of Dawn's grandmother Lillian, and a thriving plantation called The Meadows. Lillian's happy life is shattered when her sister Emily reveals the shocking secret of her birth. And her heart is torn anew when, in a drunken haze, her father subjects her to the most brutal degradation. Then he loses The Meadows in a card game, and Lillian is faced with a new and terrifying prospect: arrogant, handsome playboy Bill Cutler will return the plantation - only if Lillian will marry him. Too frightened to defy her father, Lillian is forced to leave her childhood home behind, and make a bold new beginning as the mistress of a hotel called Cutler's Cove.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Donna Ball
ISBN-10 0821737740
Year 1992
Pages 287
Language en
Publisher Zebra Books
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Mistaken for someone else, Cathy Hamilton is set upon by a group of men intent on carrying out a terrible act, and she must soon rely on the assistance of police officer Dave Jenks. Original.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Candace N. Coonan
ISBN-10 9781412012775
Year 2013-07
Pages 328
Language en
Publisher Trafford Publishing
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All 15-year-old Alice and her sisters Emma, Clara and Lily wanted to know was where they came from. Who had brought them to their secluded orphanage home and why did they each wear a mysterious golden pendant? The question seemed simple enough, but when posed to their strict headmistress Ms. Craddock, the girls discover far more than they expected. Now Alice and her sisters find themselves on a dangerous question to free the kingdom of Algernon from the grip of a demon ruler, before he conquers all the lands of Fadreama. Guided by a powerful wizard, the girls make their way across the kingdom meeting friend and foe alike, all the while realizing that destiny never brings the expected. Pursued by a witch and running out of time, Alice must learn how to harness the power of her inner light in order to stop the terror before it is too late.

The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Author Barbara Erskine
ISBN-10
Year 2014-05-12
Pages
Language en
Publisher Singapore Books
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From the Sunday Times bestselling author comes an epic tale of love, passion and heartbreak. Love is as uncertain and as untameable as war... In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focussed on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a glittering career as an artist ahead of her but seems to be wasting her time sketching endless portraits of Tony. She wants his parents to have something to remember him by in case it all goes wrong in the war... Seventy years later, and recently widowed art historian Lucy is trying to put the pieces of her life back together. And in order to do that, Lucy needs to uncover the mystery surrounding a painting in her home. But as she accidentally ends up stirring up a hornet's nest of history which has been deliberately obliterated, Lucy finds herself in danger from people...

The Somme The Darkest Hour on the Western Front

The Somme  The Darkest Hour on the Western Front Author Peter Hart
ISBN-10 9781605987651
Year 2010-03-15
Pages 624
Language en
Publisher Pegasus Books
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One of the bloodiest battles in world history—a military tragedy that would come to define a generation. On July 1, 1916, the British Army launched the “Big Push” that was supposed to bring an end to the horrific stalemate on the Western Front between British, French, and German forces. What resulted was one of the greatest single human catastrophes in twentieth century warfare. Scrambling out of trenches in the face of German machine guns and artillery fire, the Allied Powers lost over twenty thousand soldiers that first day. This “battle” would drag on for another four bloody months, resulting in over one million causalities among the three powers. As the oral historian at the Imperial War Museum in London, Peter Hart has brought to light new material never before seen or heard. The Somme is an unparalleled evocation of World War I’s iconic contest—the definitive account of one of the major tragedies of the twentieth century.

Invasion Rabaul

Invasion Rabaul Author Bruce Gamble
ISBN-10 9781627881319
Year 2014-03-15
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Zenith Press
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DIVThe riveting first book in Bruce Gamble's critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, originally published in hardcover asDarkest Hour, which chronicles the longest battle of World War II./divDIV/divDIVJanuary 23, 1942, New Britain. It was 2:30 a.m., the darkest hour of the day and, for the tiny Australian garrison sent to defend this Southwest Pacific island, soon to be the darkest hour of the war. Lark Force, comprising 1,500 soldiers and six nurses, faced a vastly superior Japanese amphibious unit poised to overrun Rabaul, capital of Australia’s mandated territories. Invasion Rabaul, the first book in military historian Bruce Gamble’s critically acclaimed Rabaul trilogy, is a gut-wrenching account of courage and sacrifice, folly and disaster, as seen through the eyes of the defenders who survived the Japanese assault. Gamble’s gripping narrative follows key individuals—soldiers and junior officers, an American citizen and an Army nurse among them—who were driven into the jungle, prey to the unforgiving environment and a cruel enemy that massacred its prisoners. The dramatic stories of the Lark Force survivors, told here in full for the first time, are among the most inspiring of the Pacific War—and they lay a triumphant foundation for one of today’s most highly praised military nonfiction trilogies./div