Duel in the dark

by Peter Townsend

Publisher: Harrap in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 86
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Subjects:

  • Townsend, Peter, -- 1914-,
  • Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

Edition Notes

StatementPeter Townsend.
ContributionsTownsend, Peter, 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD786 T68 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20968957M
ISBN 100245542477

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The story is a Duel in the Dark, where men and women of 2 different factions, with their own code of honour and believes, give their blood on the stars. While I did not get a fun space opera, I got one that will stick with me for some time/5().

Duel in the Dark Hardcover – January 1, by Peter Townsend (Author)5/5(1). The story is a Duel in the Dark, where men and women of 2 different factions, with their own code of honour and believes, give their blood on the stars.

While I did not get a fun space opera, I got one that will stick with me for some time/5(1K). Duel in the Dark is a good start of a new series, Blood on the Stars, from Jay Allan.

It is an action filled story which essentially is a prelude to an all out war. It has /5. Duel in the Dark Audio Cassette – August 1, by P. Townsend (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(1).

Duel in the Dark is a tale of love and vanity that Duel in the dark book a tightrope between comedy and tragedy. Praise for Marguerite Steen ‘Miss Steen is a superb manipulator of scene, and she makes her places as alive as her people’ - Daily Telegraph ‘Rich and enjoyable’ - The Observer ‘fine scenes and piquant portraits’ - The Sunday Times/5(2).

Jay Allan has 75 books on Goodreads with ratings. Jay Allan’s most popular book is Duel in the Dark (Blood on the Stars, #1). Jay Allan is the author of Duel in the Dark ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Call to Arms ( avg rating, ratings, 13 /5. Immerse yourself in the strategic and tactical thinking needed to survive in those dark times.

Gameplay allows for easy entry into the action with some advanced rules for the hearty wargamer. The game rules include weather conditions, full moon/new moon bonuses and penalties, clouds and thunderclouds, fog, flak, searchlights, balloon barriers, target markers, and much more/10(K).

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Jay Allan is the guy behind this tremendous novel. He is the bestselling author in the New York Times. Read the first book in Jay Allan’s blockbuster Blood on the Stars series. A duel, in the deepest darks, a savage fight between two veteran warriors, two captains. Duel in the Dark: Blood on the Stars, Book 1 Audible Audiobook – Unabridged Jay Allan (Author), Luke Daniels (Narrator), Audible Studios (Publisher) & 0 more out of 5 stars ratings/5(23).

Call to Arms follows up Duel in the Dark with few surprises or literary merits. Dauntless has spent weeks in dock being repaired. Meanwhile, the war against the Union is going poorly, as seemingly endless waves of battleships and fighters pour out of the wormholes.

The Confederation is forced backwards, from one stand after another/5. There was some real emotion there, and some sincere reflection into motivations, duty, honor, and courage. Those provided the morals to the story. The action was pretty good at the end, the actual duel in the dark.

However, this book does not captivate me enough for me to read the next installment. 12 people found this helpful. Duel in the Dark is the first book in my new Blood on the Stars series.

I'm really excited about this one I was very happy with the way it turned out. I think this new series captures the scope and strength of the Crimson Worlds series, but I've written two million words since I published Marines, and I feel like it shows in this new book.

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The book sets the scene by introducing a triumvirate of human powers. The Confederation is loosely based on a modern democratic society with all its good and bad aspects.

The Alliance is a war based society, similar to Sparta but with spaceships and guns, and the Union is a despotic dystopia that reminds me of the society in Nineteen Eighty Four. Note that these are the same expansions that are provided in Duel in the Dark: The Complete Edition – Expansion.

From the publisher's website: World War 2 air combat game depicting the nighttime air raids of British bombers hitting German cities. As the head of the British Bomber Command, you plan the attacks on Germany in order to undermine /10(55). This expansion for Duel in the Dark is set in and enhances the German forces by giving them longer range attack capability, as well as a Mosquito killer.

The British receive an additional Mosquito. From the publisher's website: By latethe fortunes of war had turned decidedly against Germany/10(72).

The action was pretty good at the end, the actual duel in the dark. However, this book does not captivate me enough for me to read the next installment.

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Duel in the Dark has a fairly complex scoring system, and the book navigates you thru this quite well. They use the narrative technique of a standard “night” (a.k.a game), including walking you thru the end phase of the actual bombing run.

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