Category: Fiction

  • Silent Creed (A Ryder Creed Novel)

    By Alex Kava

    Ryder Creed and his K9 search-and-rescue canine go back within the moment installment of a thrilling new sequence, teaming up once again with FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell of their riskiest case yet.
    while Ryder Creed responds to a devastating mudslide in North Carolina, he is familiar with that the variation among discovering survivors and the useless is time. He and his sturdiest search-and-rescue puppy, Bolo, get to paintings instantly, however the scene is rife with threat: persisted rainfall prevents the rescue groups from stabilizing the land; poisonous loved ones elements unfold by means of the crushing slide fill the world with unsafe waste; and the detritus and particles are treacherous for either guy and puppy to navigate. yet such a lot perilous are the secrets and techniques hidden below the dust and sludge—secrets somebody may kill to guard. For this can be no usual rescue project. one of the structures fed on by way of the landslide used to be a top-secret executive examine facility, and Creed has been employed to discover what’s left of it. 

    Then rescuers get better the physique of a scientist from the power who used to be evidently useless before the landslide—killed via a gunshot to the top. The FBI sends Agent Maggie O’Dell to enquire, and he or she and Creed are quickly stuck in an internet of lies, secrets and techniques, and homicide that could contain not just the govt. facility, yet decades-old clinical experiments which are the topic of present congressional hearings. As extra our bodies are discovered below much more strange conditions, they arrive ever toward exposing the truth—but with unknown forces operating opposed to them, Maggie, Creed, and the canine are operating out of time.

    From the Hardcover edition.
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  • The Carp Castle

    By MacDonald Harris

    A sly, attractive, and profoundly haunting paintings, The Carp citadel is the tale of a disparate workforce of strangers adrift and burdened within the decade after the 1st international warfare. those haunted males and damaged ladies locate themselves certain jointly by means of an ineffable strength: the seductive spell forged by way of a mysterious lady named Moira—one half mystic, one half cult chief, one half prophet.

    The Carp citadel introduces us to those misfits—to the unemployed American metaphysician, the forever unwell English nurse, the guilt-ridden German captain, and a handful of others—as they board an airship referred to as The League of countries, in an effort to, might be, carry them to the promised land.

    Exuberantly written and wealthy with historic ironies, The Carp fortress is a amazing ultimate assertion from MacDonald Harris, praised by means of the Chicago Tribune as "a talented craftsman, a meticulous author whose powers as a storyteller are as compelling because the sexual tensions he imagines."

    Praise for the paintings of MacDonald Harris:

    "A satisfaction . . . Harris's sympathy for this type of variety of characters of their crazinesses, their several types of loneliness, their sheer comedy is magnificent. i feel [The Carp fort is] considered one of his very best." —Philip Pullman

    "Every so frequently, one discovers a singular that easily remains with you, that haunts your mind's eye for days after it's closed and placed again at the shelf. The Balloonist is that sort of book." —Michael Dirda, The Washington publish
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  • The Process

    By Brion Gysin

    The method has the impressive effect of a drug-inspired dream and, seeing that its ebook greater than thirty years in the past, has proven itself as a vintage of 20th century modernism.

    Ulys O. Hanson, an African-American professor of the background of Slavery, who's in North Africa on a mysterious starting place supply, units off around the Sahara on a chain of untamed adventures. He first meets Hamid, a mad Moroccan who turns him on, takes him over and teaches him to cross as a Moor. Mya, the richest lady in production, and her 7th husband, the hereditary Bishop of the Farout Islands, additionally go his course with their plans to scouse borrow the Sahara and make the stoned professor the puppet Emperor of Africa.
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  • The House We Grew Up In: A Novel

    By Lisa Jewell

    NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER ● united states at the present time BESTSELLER ● WALL road magazine BESTSELLER

    OUR apartment. OUR relations. OUR SECRETS.

    Meet the picture-perfect chicken kin: pragmatic Meg, dreamy Beth, and towheaded twins Rory and Rhys, one an adventurous troublemaker, the opposite his slighter, extra delicate counterpart. Their father is a candy, gangly guy, yet it’s their appealing, free-spirited mom Lorelei who spins on the heart. In these early years, Lorelei attempts to freeze time via filling their basic brick condominium with invaluable mementos. Easter egg foils are her favourite. Craft offers, too. She hangs the entire children’s paintings, to her husband’s chagrin.

    Then one Easter weekend, a tragedy so devastating happens that, nearly imperceptibly, it starts to rip the family members aside. Years go and the kids became adults, whereas Lorelei has develop into the county’s worst hoarder. She has alienated her husband and kids and has been dwelling as a recluse. yet then whatever occurs that beckons the chicken kin again to the home they grew up in—to eventually comprehend the occasions of that long-ago Easter weekend and to unearth the various secrets and techniques hidden in the nooks and crannies of domestic.
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  • Better the Devil (Caballistics, Inc., Book 2)

    By Mike Wild

    London is ready to turn into a battle zone...

    Originally referred to as division Q, a mystery division in the British Ministry of Defence used to be tasked with investigating the supernatural on behalf of the govt.. yet instances are tough and division Q has been bought off as a personal corporation and renamed Caballistics, Inc.
    When the Caballistics are attacked in London, they're compelled to exploit robust magic, breaking The Accord – a long-held pact that forbids using sorcery. They've been organize and an individual wishes them out of how, yet who? to discover the reply, Caballistics, Inc needs to shape unholy alliances with the "dead of London" and the shadowy supplier often called the darkish Parliament.

    Soul-chewing supernatural terror from Caballistics, Inc.
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  • Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories

    By Edith Pearlman

    LOS ANGELES instances ebook PRIZE FINALIST

    "Her writing is clever, perceptive, humorous and relatively beautiful...Pearlman's view of the area is huge and compassionate, added via small, fantastically designated moments...These quiet, dependent tales upload anything major to the literary landscape...The quantity is a wonderful advent to a author who usually are not desire one. perhaps any longer every body will comprehend of Edith Pearlman." --Roxana Robinson, New York instances booklet Review

    In this luxurious providing, one in all our premiere storytellers offers a banquet for fiction aficionados. Spanning 4 many years and 3 prize-winning collections, those twenty-one classic chosen tales and 13 scintillating new ones take us around the globe, from Jerusalem to relevant the US, from tsarist Russia to London through the Blitz, from important Europe to new york, and from the Maine coast to Godolphin, Massachusetts, a fictional suburb of Boston. those charged locales, and the lives of the perpetually assorted characters inside them, spring to mind with a tenderness and incisiveness present in in simple terms our such a lot observant seers.

    No subject the location within which her characters locate themselves -- an unexpected love affair among adolescent cousins, a life of stories unearthed by means of an aged couple's choice to shoplift, the deathbed mystery of a tender girl's forbidden wooded area tryst with the tsar, the chance that befalls a filthy rich couple's baby in a eu hotel of misfits -- Edith Pearlman conveys their adventure with wit and aplomb, with relentless yet clear-eyed optimism, and with a supple prose that reminds us, sentence via sentence, web page via web page, of the presents our best verbal innovators can bestow.

    Binocular Vision finds a real American unique, a grasp of the tale, exhibiting us, along with her vintage sensibility and lasting artistry, the cruelties, the longings, and the rituals that attach people throughout house and time.
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  • Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (Book 1)

    By Ann Brashares

    “Funny, perceptive, and moving,” raved USA at the present time of the first  novel in the number one New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the touring Pants sequence by way of Ann Brashares, writer of The the following and Now.

    Some neighbors simply healthy together.
    Once there has been a couple of pants. simply a standard pair of denims. yet those pants, the touring Pants, went directly to do good stuff. this is often the tale of the 4 friends—Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen—who made it possible.
     “An remarkable and bright e-book that may stick with readers for an extended time.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred, Flying Start
     “The loving depiction of tolerating and sturdy friendship will ring actual to readers.” —The Bulletin, Recommended
     “A feel-good novel of substance.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred
    “Uplifting.” —Seventeen

    Pants = love. Love your friends. Love yourself.

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  • Star Cops

    The 12 months is 2027. whilst a swimmer is located drowned in a London park, the police laptop principles the demise as unintentional. leader Superintendent Nathan Spring’s natural tendencies lead him to suspect another way, and he starts an research - regardless of the objections of his colleagues and superiors. To deflect him from pursuing this, Spring is manipulated into accepting a task that he doesn't wish - as commander of the overseas house Police strength, an business enterprise organize to implement legislations and order on numerous area stations orbiting the Earth. The ISPF, disparagingly nicknamed the ‘Star Cops’, is an undistinguished strength populated by way of undisciplined officials, involved in most cases with their very own welfare and creating wealth at the aspect, instead of upholding the law.

    Arriving on the eu area station Charles de Gaulle, Spring struggles to evolve to stipulations in low gravity whereas operating to mildew his group into an efficient strength for legislations enforcement. ahead of he’s even all started to regulate, he discovers that numerous crewmembers have lately died, following unexpected spacesuit malfunction. even supposing those obvious injuries fall good in the limits of statistical acceptability, Spring’s instincts back result in him to suspect the paintings of a saboteur. He makes a decision to reveal the offender by way of taking a determined plan of action - playing along with his personal life...

    Elsewhere, Spring’s second-in-command David Theroux investigates an explosion on a far off house freighter that has knocked the craft off target and condemned its pilots to demise, the superstar law enforcement officials are warned of terrorist assaults by way of a communications professional in line with the Moon, a scientist disappears with no hint from the yankee house station - with the group denying his very lifestyles - and rumours start to develop of alien artefacts having been stumbled on on Mars...
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  • Summit Chase (Destroyer, Book 8)

    By Warren Murphy, Richard Sapir

    The small African state of Scambia is at risk, and it doesn't even understand it. foreign syndicates are looking to create a lawless shelter for well-heeled criminals, and Scambia suits the invoice for many purposes. challenge: the president of Scambia is a committed servant of his state. answer: the vice-president of Scambia isn't. All that's wanted is monetary backing, reliable timing, and a bit honor between thieves, and a delicate democratic country will fall. What the criminals can't anticipate is Remo Williams.

    Remo Williams is The Destroyer, an all-American cop now operating for a mystery govt association. expert within the esoteric martial paintings of Sinanju through his Korean mentor, Chiun, Remo is the final defensive line opposed to mad scientists, equipped crime, old undead gods, and the rest that threatens the structure. An action-adventure sequence leavened with social and political satire, the Destroyer novels were exciting readers around the globe for many years.
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