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13 books of Steve Wheeler

What will you do when the hand that nourishes you starts choking you? The crew of Basalt, the interstellar frigate, are major media heroes, famous beyond their wildest dreams. The various factions of the Administration, the Games Board, the Haulers and the corporate Gjomviks all want a piece of their action, and will go to any lengths to manipulate the famous ship and crew to make more money and gain more influence, even if it means savaging Basalt beyond recognition. This is the second book in the Fury of Aces series and follows on from the action-­packed BURNT ICE.

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Tourists is a satire. When the CIA wants to build a secret air strip in the bush north of Ottawa, a lobbyist is recruited to get the deal done. The plan is threatened by publicity generated by the Taylor brothers whose land is to be expropriated. The CIA plans an alternative event in case of failure, in clandestine meetings held in a van driven on the Rideau Canal during Winterlude.

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Seventeen year old ROB MACLEAN lives on a farm on the Ottawa River in the 1830's. He dreams of going west with JUDITH MORGAN, daughter of local timber baron,­SAM MORGAN. Their fathers are enemies. The violence of Bytown, the Shiner gang, BIG JOE MU...

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World War 1, the draft, the vote for women, both caused Robert Borden, Prime Minister of Canada to go back on his word, to break his promises to avoid conscription and to legislate women’s suffrage. At this time the Canadian Parliament Buildings burned to the ground. There never has been an agreed upon, definitive cause to that fire though there is an official line.
Here is what really happened.

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When Phil Reilly, a landscaper in rural Ottawa, discovers a corpse, he needs the help of some neighbours, a billionaire and an old hippie, both marijuana enthusiasts, as Chinese triads, police and government intelligence agencies discourage further investigation. His wife, Nora, addicted to bingo and about to retire from a longtime government job. is a witness to Phil’s stubborn inquiries.

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Move over Star Wars! This is a superb space opera. Humans and hybrids and strange new creatures fight for survival on Earth and across the galaxies. A superb space adventure from a fresh new voice. In our future worlds the Administration rules t...

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VAN IN LOVE is a humorous look at relationships with a blackmail plot thrown in. Sandwiched between his life in the Highlands in the first and last chapters, Van’s history as a contemporary drummer, a father and a helpless ladies' man is traced th...

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The second book in the Fury of Aces series and sequel to the action-­packed BURNT ICE. Move over Star Wars! This is a superb space opera ... humans and hybrids and strange new creatures fighting for survival on Earth and across the galaxies ... A superb space adventure from a fresh new voice. This is the second book in the Fury of Aces series and follows on from the action-­packed BURNT ICE. In our future worlds the Administration rules the Sphere of Humankind, the Games Board sanctions and funds wars and conflicts, and the Haulers' Collective roams the space routes like the caravanners of old. Political factions and galactic media moguls vie for power ... and money.

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A volume in Perspectives in Instructional Technology and Distance Education Series Editors: Charles Schlosser and Michael Simonson Nova Southeastern University As the title indicates, this book highlights the shifting and emergent features that represent life online, specifically in and around the territory of e-­learning. Cybercultures in themselves are complex conglomerations of ideas, philosophies, concepts, and theories, some of which are fiercely contradictory. As a construct, "cyberculture" is a result of sustained attempts by diverse groups of people to make sense of multifarious activities, linguistic codes, and practices in complicated and ever-­changing settings. It is an impossibly convoluted field. Any valid understanding of cyberculture can only be gained from living within it, and as Bell suggests, it is "made up of people, machines and stories in everyday life.­" Although this book contains a mix of perspectives, as the chapters progress, readers should detect some . . .

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Loose Movement Part 1 by Steve Wheeler is a collection of short pieces of travel writing, film and music reviews and short stories.
A time capsule of sorts, LooseMovement Part 1 is a record of Steve Wheeler's living and travelling in North Americ...

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