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Roberts, Adam.

Summary: Equatorial Guinea is a tiny African country. Humid, jungle-covered, and rife with disease, even some of its own people call it Devil Island. Its president in 2004, Obiang Nguema, had been accused of cannibalism, mass murder, billion-dollar corruption, and general rule by terror. Why, in March 2004, was Equatorial Guinea the target of a group of British, South African and Zimbabwean mercenaries,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.1803 ROB

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Summary: Jake Sully is a former Marine confined to a wheelchair. But despite his broken body, Jake is still a warrior at heart. He is recruited to travel light years to the human outpost on Pandora, where a corporate consortium is mining a rare mineral that is the key to solving Earth's energy crisis. He is given a mission to infiltrate the Na'vi, who have become a major obstacle to mining the precious...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox 2010

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Helvig, Kristi.

Summary: In the future, when the Earth is no longer easily habitable, seventeen-year-old Tora Reynolds, a girl in hiding, struggles to protect weapons developed by her father that could lead to disaster should they fall into the wrong hands.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Egmont USA 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEL

James, Marlon

Summary: "Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: 'He has a nose,' people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group that comes together to search for the boy. The band is a hodgepodge, full of unusual characters with secrets of their own, including a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2019

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC JAM

Tucholke, April Genevieve

Summary: Four female mercenaries known as Boneless Mercies, weary of roaming Vorseland, ignored and forgotten until they are needed for mercy killings, decide to seek glory by going after a legendary monster in this reimagining of Beowulf.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TUC

Summary: The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name and win back the affections of the woman with whom he's never been fully truthful, Will now hides behind a new mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY BEY

Summary: European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Great 2017

Summary: The wandering warrior Balsa is hired to protect Prince Chagum from both a mysterious monster and the prince's father, the Mikado.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anime Works 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME MOR

Summary: The Expendables: The Expendables is a hard-hitting action/thriller about a group of mercenaries hired to infiltrate a South American country and overthrow it ruthless dictator. Once the mission begins, the men realize things aren't quite as they appear, finding themselves caught in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD EXP

Summary: Martin, a skilled and ruthless mercenary, posing as a scientist sent into the Tasmanian wilderness on a hunt for a tiger believed to be extinct. Hired by an anonymous company that wants the tiger's genetic material, Martin proceeds to set up base camp at a broken-down farmhouse, where he stays with a family, becoming increasingly close to them. However, as his attachment grows, Martin is led...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE HUN

Summary: Predator: Recruited by the CIA to rescue hostages held by guerrilla fighters in a Central American country, Schwarzenegger and his men encounter an enemy more deadly than any on earth--because the Predator is not of this earth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Science Fiction DVDs, Call number: DVD SCI-FI PRE

3 holds on 4 copies

Summary: Covert security company Vanguard is the last hope of survival for an accountant after he is targeted by the world's deadliest mercenary organization.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE VAN

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Rucka, Greg

Summary: "Six-thousand-year-old Andromache 'Andy' of Scythia, Nicolo 'Nicky' of Genoa, Yusuf 'Joe' al-Kaysani, and twenty-seven-year-old Nile return to the fight ... When you've waged war as long as Andy and her squad, you've gotten your hands more than bloody. Now, the day has come to confront the sins of the past. But as Nile struggles to make peace with the team, the last person Andy expected to ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 OLD

Summary: "Aria is a volatile girl who wields two pistols and two swords and holds the highest rank in assault studies at a high school for young mercenaries. This pint-sized prodigy swoops in to save her classmate Kinji from a high-speed chase, but he ends up saving her after he switches from a boring wimp into a total hot shot. ... Convinced Kiinji's an ace, Aria strong-arms him into being her...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: FUNimation Productions 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME ARI

Summary: When a virus threatens to turn the now earth-dwelling friendly alien hybrids against humans, Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite mercenaries on a mission to the alien world in order to save what's left of humanity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD SKY

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Hilton, Matt

Summary: "Three field biologists are distracted from their studies when a plane crashes in the Great North Woods. They find two pilots dead only to be confronted by a female survivor. Once they call the authorities, they claim they found only the pilots. Private Investigator Tess Grey is hired by an insurance firm to investigate rumors another person was aboard the downed plane. She sets off into the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Rothfuss, Patrick

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Kvothe takes his first steps on the path of the hero as he attempts to uncover the truth about the mysterious Amyr, the Chandrian, and the death of his parents. Along the way, Kvothe is put on trial by the legendary Adem mercenaries, forced to reclaim the honor of the Edema Ruh, and travels into the Fae realm where he meets Felurian, the faerie woman no man can resist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DAW Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ROT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ROT

Summary: A mercenary unit rolling on a steam train across the Congo, headed for the dual tasks of rescuing civilians imperiled by rebels and recovering a cache of diamonds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE DAR

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: When a billionaire tech CEO hires a team of mercenaries to protect a lethal piece of technology, the security expert and his team must race against the clock to protect the fate of the human race.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HAR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ha

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3 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Capri, Diane

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Summary: FBI Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar track Reacher’s past in Tampa where they team up with Judge Willa Carson, investigative journalist Jessica Kimball, and attorney Jennifer Lane. When Retired Army Colonel Thomas Weston returns to MacDill Air Force Base for a public event after sixteen years, he's an easy target for his enemies, including Jack Reacher. The Hunt for Justice and the Hunt for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AugustBooks 2014

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Doughty, Louise

Summary: "From the author of Apple Tree Yard, a masterful thriller about espionage, love, and redemption John Harper is in hiding in a remote hut on a tropical island. As he lies awake at night, listening to the rain on the roof, he believes his life may be in danger. But he is less afraid of what is going to happen than of what he's already done. In a local town, he meets Rita, a woman with her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books / Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DOU

Helvig, Kristi.

Summary: "Tora Reynolds has escaped to a new planet, but must fight against the Consulate and a rebel leader to find and destroy her father's guns"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Egmont USA 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC HEL

Rucka, Greg

Summary: "This is a fairy tale of blood and bullets. It is a story about time, and age, and ages, and about friendship, and love, and regret. It is a story of two women and three men who cannot die. Mostly. Their names are Andy, Nicky, Joe, Booker, and Nile. They are soldiers, and their war never ends. They've been everywhere, seen everything, and fought in virtually every conflict through the present...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Comics, Inc. 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 OLD

Simons, Suzanne.

Summary: The name Blackwater, the world's largest private military contractor, became infamous early in the Iraq War, when four of its men were murdered by a mob in Fallujah and hung from a bridge. Since then, Blackwater has expanded dramatically; its men have been involved in scandals, including a shooting spree in Iraq that caused the Iraqi government to blacklist the company. As author Suzanne Simons...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 PRINCE, ERIK SIM

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