Books similar to The Flame Keepers

The Flame Keepers
3.79 avg. rating
· 67 Ratings
In the Spring of 1944, Ned Handy's B-24 bomber was shot down on a mission into Germany. Handy and his fellow survivors were sent to Stalag 17, a crowded, disease-ridden POW camp that held thousands of…
Rate it:
Goodreads members who liked this book also liked:
Zen in the Art of Archery
3.98 avg. rating
· 9823 Ratings
The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account.

This book is the result of the author’s six year quest…
Rate it:
Echoes in the Mirror: A Memoir of an Ordinary Woman
Rate it:
Master and Commander
5.00 avg. rating
· 2 Ratings
Ardent, gregarious British naval officer Jack Aubrey is elated to be given his first appointment as commander: the fourteen-gun ship HMS Sophie. Meanwhile—after a heated first encounter that nearly co…
Rate it:
Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets
Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a w…
Rate it:
The Republic of Thieves (Gentleman Bastard, #3)
With what should have been the greatest heist of their career gone spectacularly sour, Locke and his trusted partner, Jean, have barely escaped with their lives. Or at least Jean has. But Locke is slo…
Rate it:
The Prodigal God: Recovering the Heart of the Christian Faith
Newsweek called renowned minister Timothy Keller "a C. S. Lewis for the twenty-first century" in a feature on his first book, The Reason for God. In that book, he offered a rational explanation of why…
Rate it:
The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers
A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers, from Plato to Dewey.

Few write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of h…
Rate it:
The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam
In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War.

In this epic biography of Edward Lansdale …
Rate it:
House of Teeth
3.63 avg. rating
· 1148 Ratings
Listening Length: 7 hours and 15 minutes

There’s more to the swamplands than meets the teeth. In this supernatural tale of magic and mysticism, Henry Lemarchand grew up in Philadelphia knowing very lit…
Rate it:
Foreverywhere
3.64 avg. rating
· 841 Ratings
Foreverywhere tells the tale of a young unicorn (perhaps the last unicorn in existence?!) and his quest, along with a Giant named Rick, a spider named Betsy and the guitar-shredding Princess Rainbow, …
Rate it:
A Murder of Manatees (Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent, #2)
The Further Adventures of Tom Stranger, Interdimensional Insurance Agent

When half your galaxy is unexpectedly sucked into a black hole - when a hitherto-unknown species of space aliens lays waste to y…
Rate it:
The Bed of Procrustes: Philosophical and Practical Aphorisms
The Bed of Procrustes is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a …
Rate it:
Glass World (Undying Mercenaries Series Book 13)
The Galactics arrived with their Battle Fleet in 2052. Rather than being exterminated under a barrage of hell-burners, Earth joined a vast Empire that spanned the Milky Way.

More than a century has p…
Rate it:
Starship Liberator (Galactic Liberation, #1)
The Hundred Worlds have withstood invasion by the relentless Hok for decades. The human worlds are strong, but the Hok have the resources of a thousand planets behind them, and their fleets attack in …
Rate it:
Deadhouse Gates (Malazan Book of the Fallen, #2)
In the vast dominion of Seven Cities, in the Holy Desert Raraku, the seer Sha’ik and her followers prepare for the long-prophesied uprising known as the Whirlwind. Unprecedented in size and savagery, …
Rate it:
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day—and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their lo…
Rate it:
Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: Letters of Richard P. Feynman
"One of the towering figures of twentieth-century science, Richard Feynman possessed a curiosity that was the stuff of legend. Even before he won the Nobel Prize in 1965, his unorthodox and spellbindi…
Rate it:
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
From the bestselling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost philosophers of our time, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a book on how some systems actually benefit from disorder.

In The Black Swan Taleb…
Rate it:
Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture
An Atlantic correspondent uncovers the true cost-in economic, political, and psychic terms-of our penchant for making and buying things as cheaply as possible

From the shuttered factories of the rust b…
Rate it:
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset (The Hunger Games, #1-3)
The extraordinary, ground breaking New York Times bestsellers The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, along with the third book in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, Mockingjay, are available fo…
Rate it:
Flagship Victory (Galactic Liberation, #3)
From Hugo and Dragon Award finalist David VanDyke, and million-selling science-fiction legend and Dragon Award finalist B.V. Larson, comes book three in the epic military space opera adventure saga!

Co…
Rate it:
Battleship Indomitable (Galactic Liberation, #2)
From Hugo Award finalist David VanDyke and million-selling science-fiction legend B.V. Larson comes book two in the epic military space opera adventure saga!

Commodore Straker's rebellion grows in str…
Rate it:
Resistance (David Hooper, #2)
3.72 avg. rating
· 485 Ratings
A dragon brings down the Vice President's plane, a monster army is camped outside Omaha, and an empath demon springs an undercover operation in New York.

New Orleans was just the beginning. New and dif…
Rate it:
Emergence (David Hooper, #1)
3.72 avg. rating
· 709 Ratings
Dave Hooper has the hangover from hell, a demonic ex-wife and the claws of the tax office sinking into him. So the last thing he needs is an explosion at the off-shore oil rig where he works.

But this …
Rate it:
The Alchemyst (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, #1)
An alternate cover edition exists here.

Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on 28 September 1330. Nearly seven hundred years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said tha…
Rate it:
The Grand Design
4.04 avg. rating
· 60126 Ratings
THE FIRST MAJOR WORK IN NEARLY A DECADE BY ONE OF THE WORLD’S GREAT THINKERS—A MARVELOUSLY CONCISE BOOK WITH NEW ANSWERS TO THE ULTIMATE QUESTIONS OF LIFE

When and how did the universe begin? Why are …
Rate it:
Ascendance (David Hooper, #3)
3.86 avg. rating
· 438 Ratings
Spine creased, cover worn. Shipped from the U.K. All orders received before 3pm sent that weekday.
Rate it:
The Gallic War and Other Writings
Introduction by Moses Hadas
Gallic War, I-VIII
Civil War, I-III
Alexandrine, African & Spanish Wars
Fragments
Gazetter
Map of the Roman Empire at his Death
Map of Gaul
Rate it:
The Science of Sci-Fi: From Warp Speed to Interstellar Travel
Science fiction allows listeners to go places they can only dream of seeing—other worlds, distant stars, entirely different galaxies. While not every story is concerned with the hard science behind sp…
Rate it:
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
The #1 New York Times bestseller

"An incredible book... you teach guys and gals about leadership and you've helped not only military guys but families." - Megyn Kelly

"You show in the book how to motiva…
Rate it: