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Dead Reckoning

Written by Alan Bellows • September 2019

The 18th century misadventures of HMS Wager and her reluctant crew.

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Titan the Bolts

Written by Alan Bellows • September 2016

On 18 September 1980, an Air Force airman was conducting routine maintenance high in the missile silo at a Titan II n...

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The Star Dust Mystery

Written by Matt Castle • July 2007

The passenger manifest for British South American Airlines (BSAA) flight CS-59 might have made a perfect character li...

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