Darius is a seasoned soldier serving as general of his brother’s army. Tensions between Berush and the neighboring countries of Artylia and Cerecia are high. Darius must use his skill as a swordsman and a leader in battle to protect his country and wreak vengeance on its enemies, but the toll is heavy. Violent dreams torment him at night, and a red haze of anger often clouds his judgment. Concerned for his brother’s well-being, King Cyrus sends Darius on a diplomatic assignment, but the warrior prince is not used to peaceful missions. He is used to getting his own way, sometimes at the point of a sword. When he finally meets a woman with a will to match his own, can he convince her that he is more than the wild animal he seems? Winning her love will prove to be the greatest challenge of his life.
“From Venice to Las Vegas, Susan Vaughan builds edge of the seat suspense… If you like sexy heroes, strong heroines and an action-packed adventure, you’ll love this third book in Susan Vaughan’s Devlin Security Force series. Highly Recommended!” – Linda Style, award-winning author of DETROIT RULES****Part of a series, but a stand-alone novel with its own conclusion. No cliff-hangers.DEVLIN SECURITY FORCE, Protecting Priceless TreasuresA stolen necklace…When DSF boss Thomas Devlin’s old flame is pursued by the same thugs who stole the Queen of the Nile’s priceless necklace from under his company’s nose, he drops everything and jets to Venice to protect her. He’s desperate to recover the necklace from the smuggling ring Centaur and restore his company’s reputation, but he runs into more trouble than he can handle in the arms of the woman he can’t forget.A woman in danger…Impetuous artist Cleo Chandler’s involvement with the forger who copied Cleopatra’s necklace sends her on the run because the thugs who killed him believe she knows the location of the jewelry. When Thomas bursts back into her life promising protection, she knows he’ll safeguard her life, but will this take-charge man crush her love again?A dangerous quest…From Venice to the U.S., as Thomas and Cleo race against time and the smugglers, they learn that something much greater is at stake than their lives and recovering the precious antiquity. As the peril escalates, so does the risk to their hearts.
Troodon Victory by Rory Smith 66 million years ago, the Troodons, had a civlisation that dominated the Solar System. They had colonised new planets, asteroids and Moons. But it was all brought to an end. Read the story of how the greatest civilisation in history, was destroyed. You have been told an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. But this is really what killed them off. Can we learn from their mistakes? Read the story of the species on Earth, Mars, and Venus. Learn of the ruthless leaders President Empiress, and General Havoc. The story is over 3700 words long.
October 1914: Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, arrives in the besieged city of Antwerp to bolsters its defence and ensure that the wealth of a nation does not fall into German hands.
After learning that a train packed with gold coins has been hidden behind enemy lines he gives orders for it to be retrieved. Captain John Quintrell, a Belgian officer known to Churchill for recently stealing a Zeppelin, is chosen to lead the mission.
If Quintrell and his trusted band of British irregulars are to retrieve the train before Antwerp is overrun they must cope with the ill-trained military policemen that have been sent to escort them; evade the German Army; protect a refugee family; and stop the coins falling into the hands of rebellious Irish Marines.
Meanwhile, a German secret society, the Ultima Thule Verband, sends an assassin to kill Churchill.
When Quintrell discovers their plans he has a choice to make: does he save the gold or does he save Churchill……….