Schwerdtfegers Rubicon

Ein Hamburg-Krimi

Author: Heiko Mallau

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3735756832

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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Dieser Krimi schildert ein perfektes Verbrechen vor dem Hintergrund der gesellschaftlichen Realität des Deutschlands von heute.

Die Rubicon-Verschwörung

Thriller

Author: James Swallow

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641195144

Category: Fiction

Page: 640

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Finde den Verräter. Kämpfe ums Überleben. Vertraue niemandem. Marc Dane ist Agent beim Britischen Geheimdienst. Er ist der Typ am Computer, der Technikexperte jenseits der Action. Als er nach einem brutalen Anschlag auf sein Team als einziger Überlebender zurückbleibt, kämpft er plötzlich an vorderster Front. Nicht nur muss er sein Land vor einer düsteren Bedrohung retten, er muss auch seine eigene Unschuld beweisen. Völlig auf sich allein gestellt, bleibt ihm nichts anderes übrig, als die Hilfe der toughen Agentin Lucy Keyes anzunehmen. Keyes weiß, was es bedeutet, niemandem vertrauen zu können. Und sie verfügt über all jene Fähigkeiten, ohne die Dane den bevorstehenden Kampf nicht überleben kann.

Die Rubicon-Mission

Thriller

Author: James Swallow

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 364122604X

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

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»Die britische Antwort auf Jason Bourne.« Daily Mail Eine skrupellose serbische Gang, die Geld mit gefälschten Atomwaffen macht. Ein in Ungnade gefallener russischer General, dem eine echte in die Hände fällt. Ein rachsüchtiger somalischer Warlord mit einer Mission, für die er die Welt in Schutt und Asche legen würde. Eine überforderte geheime Regierungsorganisation ohne die Mittel, ihn zu stoppen. Nur ein Mann sieht vorher, was auf die Welt zukommt: der britische Agent Marc Dane. Doch wird er in der Lage sein, die Katastrophe zu verhindern?

Bis zum Rubicon

Roman aus Julius Cäsar's Jugendleben. 4

Author: Julius Gundling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 223

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Rubicon

Author: Steven Saylor

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849019894

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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A story of murder and duplicity during the Roman civil war featuring Gordianus the Finder. Caesar and his troops have crossed teh Rubicon and ar marching on Rome. Pompey his rival, is preparing to flee south with his loyal troops, leaving the city unguarded and ungoverned. Before Pompey leaves Rome, however, his cousiin and protege is found dead, garotted in Gordianus's garden. Enraged, Pompey demands that Gordianus discover and name the killer. With one son a trusted aide of Caesar and his son-in-law held as hostage by Pompey, Gordianus faces a personal crisis: he must learn the secrets of the dead man and reveal a murderer to protect his own family from being crushed by the opposing forces that will forever change the Roman world.

Rubicon

The Last Years of the Roman Republic

Author: Tom Holland

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 9780307427519

Category: History

Page: 464

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A vivid historical account of the social world of Rome as it moved from republic to empire. In 49 B.C., the seven hundred fifth year since the founding of Rome, Julius Caesar crossed a small border river called the Rubicon and plunged Rome into cataclysmic civil war. Tom Holland’s enthralling account tells the story of Caesar’s generation, witness to the twilight of the Republic and its bloody transformation into an empire. From Cicero, Spartacus, and Brutus, to Cleopatra, Virgil, and Augustus, here are some of the most legendary figures in history brought thrillingly to life. Combining verve and freshness with scrupulous scholarship, Rubicon is not only an engrossing history of this pivotal era but a uniquely resonant portrait of a great civilization in all its extremes of self-sacrifice and rivalry, decadence and catastrophe, intrigue, war, and world-shaking ambition.

Crossing the Rubicon

The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil

Author: Michael C. Ruppert

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 9780865715400

Category: History

Page: 512

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The long-awaited exposé of 9/11 and Peak Oil - by the "Godfather of 9/11 research."

The Rubicon

Calling All Witches, Warlocks, Satanists, Necromancers, Astrologists, and Psychics

Author: CELESTINE ODOMS

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1450053572

Category: Self-Help

Page: 80

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We make decisions everyday. Some are life altering and once made, cannot be undone. How many times have we been at major decision making junctures in ours lives? Whether or not or have a child? Which job offer to take? Should I get married? These are decisions that have forever changed our lives and altered our existence. Most of the time we forget about the choices that were available once we get on with our lives. Eventhough we may wish, at times, our decisions had been different, our lives have been forever altered. Some people believe in fate and what will be, will be. Still others fancy themselves masters of their own souls. Most of us are somewhere in between. We grope at life ́s decisions struggling to always make the right one. If we could know the future and exactly how each decision we make will pan out over our lifetime, then the process of picking the right road would be much easier. "THE RUBICON" presents a road that has a schceduled end -a predetermined result-a means to an end that is a roller coaster ride of happiness, joy and peace no matter what your circumstances are. "THE RUBICON" offers an understanding of why we exist and offers a poignant yet livable standard. There is no place on earth like living in the Master ́s Plan serving out His purpose for your life. You are created to give God praise and glory through your gifts and your talents. "THE RUBICON" beckons you to open up your awareness and see like you have never seen before- with the eyes of your understanding. "THE RUBICON" calls to your spirit to free itself from the bondage and oppression of ignorance and associate itself with the liberty that can only come from the God who created it. "THE RUBICON" challenges you to choose this day whom you will serve. Stop taking your knowledge from creation and link your soul to the all-knowing One-The Creator-The Alpha and the Omega-The Beginning and The End. The One who had no beginning who always was and always will be. Connect yourself to the source of life and allow His wisdom to flow to you and through you with eternal waves of glory. Our God is Holy and once you stand in His presence and begin to see Him as He is, then His holy presence becomes enough for you. You will want His presence more and more! It ́s one thing to be hungry for power and quite another thing to be satisfied by God ́s presence. "THE RUBICON" offers you a peek at what it feels like when He comes. Taste and see that He is Good.

After the Rubicon

Congress, Presidents, and the Politics of Waging War

Author: Douglas L. Kriner

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226453561

Category: Political Science

Page: 322

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When the United States goes to war, the nation’s attention focuses on the president. As commander in chief, a president reaches the zenith of power, while Congress is supposedly shunted to the sidelines once troops have been deployed abroad. Because of Congress’s repeated failure to exercise its legislative powers to rein in presidents, many have proclaimed its irrelevance in military matters. After the Rubicon challenges this conventional wisdom by illuminating the diverse ways in which legislators influence the conduct of military affairs. Douglas L. Kriner reveals that even in politically sensitive wartime environments, individual members of Congress frequently propose legislation, hold investigative hearings, and engage in national policy debates in the public sphere. These actions influence the president’s strategic decisions as he weighs the political costs of pursuing his preferred military course. Marshalling a wealth of quantitative and historical evidence, Kriner expertly demonstrates the full extent to which Congress materially shapes the initiation, scope, and duration of major military actions and sheds new light on the timely issue of interbranch relations.


Rubicon Beach

A Novel

Author: Steve Erickson

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1480409936

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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A “brilliant” novel about an alternate America that has been split in two (San Francisco Chronicle). In a dystopian Los Angeles, Cale is a newly released political prisoner under surveillance. Beset by dark visions and relegated to working in a desolate library, he’s told, without explanation, that he’s “the one everyone’s looking for.” For Catherine, a mysterious South American beauty, the crossing is no less extreme: Leaving her tribal life, she undergoes various confinements and escapes before winding up at the door of a Hollywood screenwriter. Finally Jack Mick Lake, possessed by numerology, must negotiate a river all his own. Stark and ethereal, Steve Erickson’s tales connect to form a luminous and passionate whole.

Robotech: Rubicon

Author: Jack McKinney

Publisher: Del Rey

ISBN: 0307823954

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Optera! Birthplace of the Flowers of Life and their agents of retribution, the Invid . . . nexus for an unfolding of events that had left the galaxy reshaped and redefined . . . and now the focal point of the Sentinels' long campaign to liberate the Quadrant from the Regent's tyranny. Edwards is on his way to Optera, in flight from Tirol with his prisoner Lynn-Minmei and a handful of Invid Inorganics under his control. So too are Breetai's Zentraedi -- closing on the very world the Imperative bade them defoliate generations ago -- and the renegade forces of Tesla, mutated beyond recognition by the fruits of the Flower. The Sentinels themselves are not far behind. However, they have Peryton to deal with first -- a godforsaken planet cursed by fate and time itself. But what awaits Rick, Lisa, and the Human Sentinels there is a mere primer for what is to come: the realization that they have journeyed across the galaxy . . . to wage war against each other!

The Rubicon

Author: E. F. Benson

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473372917

Category: Fiction

Page: 333

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A classic story of the people who move and shake in the tense, polite and sometimes dangerous world of a quiet village in Edwardian Britain. This classic novel, originally published in 1894, is being republished here together with a new introductory biography of the author.

The Last Rubicon

Author: Lance Zedric

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1449016766

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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In ancient Rome Julius Caesar defiantly crossed the Rubicon River signaling his intent to overthrow Pompey and become leader of the Roman Empire. This symbolic act led to world domination. Two thousand years later an international cabal crosses The Last Rubicon and takes its own irrevocable steps toward absolute power. In a chilling scenario, the flawed but brilliant Michael Quinn, head of the Special Intelligence Directorate, races against time to stop the simultaneous assassination of the President of the United States and the Premier of China—an act which will destroy two governments and leave its people teetering on the brink of chaos. At the heart of the conspiracy is Zack Carver, the president’s closest advisor and best friend—a man whose betrayal runs so deep that he will stop at nothing to obtain the office—and the woman—he covets.

Crossing the Rubicon

Coalition Politics Welsh Style

Author: John Osmond

Publisher: Institute of Welsh Affairs

ISBN: 9781904773269

Category: Coalition governments

Page: 128

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Cyfrol yn adrodd hanes dau fis hynod o gyffrous ac anarferol ym myd gwleidyddiaeth Cymru; yn cynnwys cyfweliadau â'r prif ffigurau a fu ynglŷn â'r trafodaethau. -- Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru

Crossing the Rubicon

A Novel of War

Author: Patrick Wageman

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146532593X

Category: Fiction

Page: 742

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This antiwar story takes place in 1967-68 in Vietnam. It is about those who crewed the helicopters in an assault helicopter company. There are two main male characters, one poor and one slightly upper middle class. They arrive in their new company on the same day and therefore become friends. Both are 24 years old. There is also an American female character who is in Vietnam with the Red Cross at the beginning of the book but has to return home when her father becomes ill. Her letters to Robert give a female point of view about the war. She is 23.

The River Rubicon

Author: William Hunt

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475979207

Category: Fiction

Page: 286

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Richard Eason’s father committed suicide when Richard was ten years old, and the memory of the event has haunted the young man ever since. His father was a rising star among southern architects when he killed himself, and Richard has followed in his father’s footsteps as an architecture student at Georgia Tech. Still, the mystery of his father’s death will not leave him alone, and the mystery soon becomes an obsession. Meanwhile, with the help of his father’s friend, Tanny, he labors with clever, almost maniacal passion to build a replica of the magnificent, airy cabin his father had designed, built, and perished in. So much of Richard’s character has been shaped in some way by the night his father died. Now, Tanny might be a guiding light for young Richard as he searches for answers. Along with Tanny, Richard has his girlfriend Lefay, an ex-hippie turned corporate executive who calls him Reason. Even with the help of friends, however, Richard has trouble keeping a grasp on reality. He digs deeper and deeper into his father’s life, but he might soon find spending so much time in the past brings disaster upon the present.

Crossing the Rubicon

A Journey in the Time of Apartheid

Author: Eric de la Harpe

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1848767838

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Much has been experienced. Some has been forgiven. Nothing has been forgotten. This ever-changing story is a journey of discovery from beginning to end. Seen through the eyes of a white South African, it reveals a period of rapid change and the following challenges that faced an entire country. Based on real events, this novel relates an untold story in considerable detail. It opens a vivid window into the history of apartheid in South Africa and the role that the late Nelson Mandela played in the lives of ordinary people. "This novel deserves to be widely read… The prose is seductive and the dialogue crackles with personality." Writer's Digest Annual Self-Published Book Awards

Rubicon

A Novel of Suspense

Author: Lawrence Alexander

Publisher: Harper

ISBN: 9780061456411

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Hoping to escape the political spotlight, Bobby Hart, senator from California, declined a presidential run. But while in Germany, the idealistic young politician discovers terrifying evidence of a conspiracy to destroy democracy in America—an unthinkable plot codenamed Rubicon. Someone important is going to die, though Hart doesn't know who, or why, or when. Only two things are clear: it will happen some time before the upcoming election—and once it does, like Caesar's army crossing the fabled river on their relentless march toward Rome, there will be no turning back. Caught in a desperate race against death and time, Bobby Hart must now expose an insidious nightmare that threatens every man, woman, and child in America. Because Rubicon is not about stealing a presidential election—it is about stealing a country.