One Last Thought

      Joe C Combs 2nd / History & Fiction / Thrillers & Crime
One Last Thought

Life and death emergency onboard a submarine and the effects it has on a small portion of the crewThis work of fiction is about a life threatening emergency onboard a submerged submarine. You are with the damage control party from start to finish. Witnessing the changes that come over the men as the danger increases through to the final climax. Though inspired by several actual emergencies onboard different submarines this is not about any one submarine. At the end of the story the author pays trbute to those men lost and on eternal patrol onboard the USS Thresher SSN-593.
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    The Judas Effect: Book #1 Son of a Baron

      Joe C Combs 2nd / History & Fiction / Thrillers & Crime
The Judas Effect: Book #1 Son of a Baron

A young wealthy German playboy finds himself betrayed by family and friends alike. Broke and with no place to turn, he finds himself in the service of the Kaiser as a spy for Germany at one of the most dangerous times in history for a German spy. What will become of this young playboy? Will he survive to old age or pay the price with his life? Only time will tell. A Victorian age story.A young Victorian German aristocrat, Erik, the black sheep of the family, is disowned by his family. Erik finds himself broke, without family, and with few friends. Lost and looking for a place to belong (and an income), Erik finds himself in the service of the Kaiser. At a time of colonial wars with "The War to End All Wars" looming in the future, Erik becomes a spy at a very dangerous time in his country's history. What will become of this young playboy? Will he live long enough to see his thirtieth birthday? Will he spend most of his life rotting in a jail cell on espionage charges? Or, will he be brave enough and lucky enough to survive and die an old man in obscurity? Only time will tell. The story is set at the end of the 19th century.
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