Score: 4
From 375 Ratings

The Last Flight


  • Author: Julie Clark
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 2078952 Bytes


“The Last Flight is thoroughly absorbing—not only because of its tantalizing plot and deft pacing, but also because of its unexpected poignancy and its satisfying, if bittersweet, resolution. The characters get under your skin.”—The New York Times Book Review Two women. Two flights. One last chance to disappear. Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her future auspicious. But behind closed doors, nothing is quite as it seems. That perfect husband has a temper that burns as bright as his promising political career, and he’s not above using his staff to track Claire’s every move, making s...

Score: 4.5
From 41 Ratings

The Last Flight


  • Author: Greg Liefer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Action & Adventure
  • File Size: 2344235 Bytes


Set against the harsh beauty of Alaska, a veteran helicopter pilot is torn between ending his own embattled life and rescuing survivors from a mountain plane crash.Last Flight is the heroic story of Gil Connor, a senior Army helicopter pilot and aging Vietnam vet, as he struggles with an impending terminal illness and the desire to pull off one last daring rescue. Connor finds himself in a constant battle against his internal demons during his quest to reach the survivors of a remote, civilian commuter-plane crash deep in the Alaskan mountains—a rescue that perhaps only he can pull off.The stranded plane’s captain, Scott Sanders, takes charge after the crash, in spite of his injuries and the realization that his dream of flying for a major airlin...

The Last Flight
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Last Flight


  • Author : Julie Clark
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-06-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781728215730


The Last Flight Book Description :

Two women. Two Flights. One last chance to disappear. Claire Cook has a perfect life. Married to the scion of a political dynasty, with a Manhattan townhouse and a staff of ten, her surroundings are elegant, her days flawlessly choreographed, and her future auspicious. But behind closed doors, nothing is quite as it seems. That perfect husband has a temper that burns as bright as his promising political career, and he's not above using his staff to track Claire's every move, making sure she's living up to his impossible standards. But what he doesn't know is that Claire has worked for months on a plan to vanish. A chance meeting in an airport bar brings her together with a woman whose circumstances seem equally dire. Together they make a last-minute ...

The Last Flight of the Flamingo
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Last Flight of the Flamingo


  • Author : Mia Couto
  • Publisher : Serpents Tail
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015061325323


The Last Flight of the Flamingo Book Description :

“A wonderful mix of magical realism and wordplay that has a similar tone to Márquez at his best. Couto writes in an idiom all his own that feels authentically African.”—Ink In Mozambique after the end of the civil war, local soldiers have been unaccountably blown up. When it begins to happen to UN peacekeepers, a high-level delegation visits the village of Tizangara to initiate an investigation. As the UN investigation unfolds, Mia Couto brilliantly shows how the perceptions of events both inside and outside the country are altered when interpreted from an African perspective. Mia Couto was born in 1955 in Mozambique and is the most prominent Portuguese-speaking African writer. He now lives in Maputo, where he manages the Great Limpopo Transfr...

Motor Matt s Race  or  The Last Flight of the Comet

Motor Matt s Race or The Last Flight of the Comet


  • Author : Stanley R. Matthews
  • Publisher : Edizioni Savine
  • Release Date : 2020-06-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9788835844730


Motor Matt s Race or The Last Flight of the Comet Book Description :

This book details the astonishing adventures of a young mechanic who owned a motor cycle, "Motor Matt," as he is familiarly called by his comrades. This number (4) contains: Trouble On the Road—The Stampede—Clip's Note—McKibben's Tip—A Victim of Circumstances—The Pride of Tom Clipperton—Laying Plans—The Rifled Cache—The Break in the Road—Prescott—Matt Makes a New Move—The Old Hopewell Tunnel—Quick Work—Steam vs. Gasoline—In Court—Conclusion....

The Last Flight

The Last Flight


  • Author : Terry Deary
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408191682


The Last Flight Book Description :

France 1917 - the war in the air. An air observer is shot down behind enemy lines and meets the German flying ace, the famous Red Baron....

The Last Flight

The Last Flight


  • Author : Cydney Marshall
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Release Date : 2015-11-18
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504345088


The Last Flight Book Description :

When a commercial airliner disappears midflight into a world of terrorism and smuggling, husband-and-wife CIA operatives Alexis and Markus Dain must track it down before more flights vanish—and before brutal terrorists turn our own planes against us once again. Torn from the headlines, The Last Flight is a novel bursting with suspense and international intrigue, driven by the very real dangers of air travel today—hijacked and missing planes, air disasters, and the use of commercial aircraft to smuggle weapons and drugs while committing acts of terrorism. AmerAsia Flight 56 has vanished with over two hundred passengers and crew. Has it simply run into mechanical issues and crashed into the ocean? Was it an act of terrorism or a sinister plot to ki...

The Last Flight Plan

The Last Flight Plan


  • Author : John L. Sparks
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2012-06-05
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1475929234


The Last Flight Plan Book Description :

This book is a true adventure story, a love story, and a tale that has some meaning. How to survive in a changing world and society, and to become a pilot, flying airplanes for a living. The tale is not that much different than most life stories, having winnings and losses, success and defeat. It has a wide stage to work this out on, from Texas and the whole sweep of the United States, to Europe, and back. I have written this book to tell you something of the Aviation of the past fifty years, and what I learned in my journey through them. I would like to invite you on this 50 year journey. I will do my best to see that you enjoy the trip, and end up with a smile on your face. Now, please fasten your seat belts!...

Last Flight
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Last Flight


  • Author : Amelia Earhart
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2009-12-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307715937


Last Flight Book Description :

Amelia Earhart's account of her ill-fated last flight around the world, begun in 1937, remains one of the most moving and absorbing adventure stories of all time. Last Flight compiles the letters, diary entries and charts that she sent to her husband, G.P. Putnam at each stage of her trip. In her own words, these dispatches offer a window into her experience on this ground-breaking journey and illustrate her cheerful, charming nature. Her story continues to intrigue and inspire people to this day....

The Last Flight of the Arrow

The Last Flight of the Arrow


  • Author : Daniel Wyatt
  • Publisher : Mushroom Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781843197348


The Last Flight of the Arrow Book Description :

February 20, 1959, the Canadian prime minister stood before the House of Commons to announce that his government had decided to cancel the CF-105 Avro Arrow supersonic fighter-interceptor program. What were the reasons... the REAL reasons? Were the Americans involved? In this tale of intrigue, the Russians plan an air strike on North America. Canadian and American Intelligence get wind of it through secret channels. The Canadians pretend to terminate the Arrow and then - with the help of the Americans - deploy the machine for what it was designed for. It's mission: catch the Russians with evidence of its strike force. While the public mourns the death of the supersonic fighter, the Arrow blasts its way across the Pacific on a vital, long-range, photo...

The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw


  • Author : Bruce Barcott
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-01-13
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781588368003


The Last Flight of the Scarlet Macaw Book Description :

“The first time we came here I didn’t know what to expect,” she told me as we paddled upstream. “What we found just blew me away. Jaguars, pumas, river otters, howler monkeys. The place was like a Noah’s Ark for all the endangered species driven out of the rest of Central America. There was so much life! That expedition was when I first saw the macaws.” As a young woman, Sharon Matola lived many lives. She was a mushroom expert, an Air Force survival specialist, and an Iowa housewife. She hopped freight trains for fun and starred as a tiger tamer in a traveling Mexican circus. Finally she found her one true calling: caring for orphaned animals at her own zoo in the Central American country of Belize. Beloved as “the Zoo Lady” in her a...

The Last Flight of Poxl West
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Last Flight of Poxl West


  • Author : Daniel Torday
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466871816


The Last Flight of Poxl West Book Description :

Poxl West fled the Nazis' onslaught in Czechoslovakia. He escaped their clutches again in Holland. He pulled Londoners from the Blitz's rubble. He wooed intoxicating, unconventional beauties. He rained fire on Germany from his RAF bomber. Poxl West is the epitome of manhood and something of an idol to his teenage nephew, Eli Goldstein, who reveres him as a brave, singular, Jewish war hero. Poxl fills Eli's head with electric accounts of his derring-do, adventures and romances, as he collects the best episodes from his storied life into a memoir. He publishes that memoir, Skylock, to great acclaim, and its success takes him on the road, and out of Eli's life. With his uncle gone, Eli throws himself into reading his opus and becomes fixated on all thin...