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Sectra sells Tiger to defense customer in the US
LINKOPING, Sweden, Nov. 06, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sectra has received an American order for the company's eavesdrop-secure Tiger telephones within the framework of the US Armed Forces Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) evaluation program.
Silent Rage - Novel reveals the deadly secrets behind a family's `normal' facade
KELOWNA, British Columbia, Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- How well does one really know his or her friends? Author Mary G. Ellis shows readers that even the closest of companions can harbor malicious, deadly secrets in her new novel, Silent Rage (now available through 1stBooks). In Ellis' work, a journalist gets more than she bargains for when she writes a story that sets in a motion a bizarre chain of events that ultimately exposes one family's shady secrets.
Serpent of 6 - New Collection of Short Stories Ranges from Sentimental to Terrifying
DOVER, Del., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strange things that defy comprehension happen all the time. From tales of monsters and witches to stories that feature horrific science experiments and reveal a grim future, Serpent of 6 (now available through 1stBooks), by Steven Bruce Wilson, is a macabre and evocative collection of short stories, inspired by esteemed writers Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe.
Somewhere Out in the West - New Novel Describes Struggles of Land Development in the Western Frontier
DURANGO, Colo., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Leota Korns, novelist, enjoys the natural opulence of Mother Nature's finest unspoiled land. Her home, located in a mountainous terrain amid thousands of acres of national forest, lies just 25 miles south of the Continental Divide. To the south and west lie hundreds of miles of desert, dotted with ancient Indian ruins. This peaceful region is torn by controversy in her new novel, Somewhere Out in the West: We'll Build a Sweet Little Nest (now available through 1stBooks).
Out of Ashes - New Book Recounts Unknown History of Boers in South Africa
HENDERSONVILLE, N.C., Nov. 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- When navigator Bartholmeo Dias christened a small cape near Africa's tip, the Cape of Storms, the King of Portugal changed it to the Cape of Good Hope in anticipation of a new trade route to India. Since its inception, South Africa has been a haven for economic advancement, but the society has been as stormy as its first name suggested. In his new book, Out of Ashes: The Boers' Struggle for Freedom Through the English War 1899-1902 (now available through 1stBooks), Daniel J. Theron reveals the struggles and little known history of his homeland.
Old West, Prehistoric Paleontology Mix to Create Suspense Novel
TALLAPOOSA, Ga., November 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Author Bud Jones has captured the feeling of the unruly Old West and the deceit of the political and economic international schemes of today to create an exciting story of mystery and romance. In Skeleton Canyon (now available through 1stBooks), Jones tells of private detective Lance Fuller's mission to investigate a failing ranch, the love that blossoms between Lance and a colleague, and the secret plan to exploit a precious artifact.