Revival King, Stephen.
A young boy, Jamie, and the new minister, Charles Jacobs, share a deep bond based on a secret obsession. When tragedy strikes the Jacobs family, the preacher curses God and mocks all religious belief. Now an adult, Jamie has demons of his own. Addicted to heroin and desperate, Jamie meets Charles Jacobs again, with profound consequences for both men. Their bond becomes a pact beyond even the Devil's devising, and Jamie discovers that revival has many meanings.
The qb Feldman, Bruce.
The story of a year in the making of those star players, and of the most significant year in QB development in sport's history, with the meteoric rise of various quarterback gurus finally coming to light. It is also the year 5'10" Russell Wilson wins the Super Bowl and for the first time in over 60 years a sub-six-foot QB, Johnny Manziel, gets drafted in the first round, forcing NFL power brokers to re-examine how they look at the position, and the game.
Lincoln and the power of the press Holzer, Harold.
As Lincoln started out in politics he wrote editorials and letters, and spoke to the public directly through the press. When war broke out, Lincoln authorized the most widespread censorship in the nation's history, closing down papers that were 'disloyal' and jailing editors who opposed him. Holzer shows an activist Lincoln through journalists who covered him, politicized newspaper editors battling for power, and a president using the press to speak directly to the people and shape the nation.
Joni mitchell: in her own words Marom, Malka.
This riveting narrative, told in interviews and lyrics, is shared in the hope of illuminating a timeless body of work and inspiring others. Through seven decades of life and art, discussing the influence of Joni Mitchell's childhood, love and loss, playing dives and huge festivals, acclaim and criticism, poverty and affluence, glamorous triumphs and tragic mistakes.
He's so fine Shalvis, Jill.
For Olivia Bentley, Lucky Harbor is more than the town where she runs her new vintage shop. It's the place where folks are friendly to strangers and nobody knows her real name. Olivia does a good job of keeping her past buried, not getting too cozy with anyone, until she sees a man drowning. Charter boat captain Cole Donovan has no problem with a gorgeous woman throwing her arms around his neck in an effort to 'save' him. In fact, he'd like to spend a lot more time skin-to-skin with Olivia.
Good hunting Devine, Jack.
The memoir of Devine's time in the CIA, where he served for more than 30 years, rising to become the acting deputy director of operations, responsible for the agency's spying operations. A story of intrigue and high-stakes maneuvering, more gripping when the fate of geopolitical order hangs in the balance. It also sounds a warning to the nation's decision makers: covert operations, not costly and devastating full-scale interventions, are the best safeguard of America's interests worldwide.
Gone too far Brockmann, Suzanne.
When Sam Starrett shows up at the door of his ex-wife's home, he makes a grisly discovery, his daughter is gone and the body of a woman lies murdered. FBI agent Alyssa Locke's relationship with Sam has been intense and nearly tragic, yet it refuses to end. Unfortunately, she is assigned to the investigation and the two are face to face. With her reputation on the line and her loyalties in question, Alyssa is faced with a dilemma: arrest a man she believes is innocent, or risk her career.
The empty throne Cornwell, Bernard.
Ethelred, the ruler of Mercia, is dying, leaving no legitimate heir. The West Saxons want their king, but Uhtred has long supported Athelflaed, sister to King Edward of Wessex and widow of Aethelred. Widely loved and respected, Athelflaed has all the makings of a leader. But could Saxon warriors ever accept a woman as their ruler? The stage is set for rivals to fight for the empty throne.
Dogwood hill Woods, Sherryl.
When former pro football quarterback Aidan Mitchell comes to Chesapeake Shores to take a high school coaching job, he's embraced by the town, especially the O'Briens. But Aidan has a secret that could alter all their lives. For Liz March, who's trying for a fresh start after a devastating betrayal, taking a chance on Aidan may be more than she can handle. Her heart, however, refuses to listen to her head. But just when forever seems within reach, Aidan's secret threatens to change everything.
A deadly web Hooper, Kay.
John Brodie is a Guardian, a member of a secret network devoted to protecting the psychics in his charge from a ruthless enemy. Tasha Solomon is unaware of the Guardians' existence, until the night the psychic suffers a shocking and violent attack and Brodie saves her life. Tasha isn't used to depending on anyone, but the assault has left her vulnerable. Now, she is forced to trust that Brodie can guide her toward a safe harbor, one she fears is more elusive with each dark and endless night.
Die again Gerritsen, Tess.
Jane Rizzoli is on the case of a big game hunter found dead in his apartment, alone with the body of a beautiful white snow leopard he had recently been commissioned to stuff for a museum in the area. Medical examiner Maura Isles connects the case to a number of seemingly unrelated deaths where the victims have all been found hanging upside down, the hallmark of a leopard's kill. When she realizes the two cases are connected, Rizzoli must track down who, or what, is behind these gruesome deaths.
Dawn of the planet of the apes Irvine, Alex.
A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. They reach a fragile peace, but it proves short-lived, as both sides are brought to the brink of a war that will determine who will emerge as Earth's dominant species.
Cyador's heirs Modesitt, Jr., L. E..
Decades after the fall of Cyador, its survivors have reestablished themselves in Cigoerne, a fertile country coveted by hostile neighbors in less hospitable lands. Young Lerial, the second son of Duke Kiedron, lives in the shadow of his older brother, Lephi, the heir to their father's realm. Lerial's future seems preordained: he will one day command his brother's forces in defense of Cigoerne, serving at his older sibling's pleasure and no more.
Captivated by you Day, Sylvia.
Gideon is the miracle in Eva's life. Her gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay her demons while refusing to face his own. Their vows should have bound them tighter. Instead they opened old wounds, exposed pain and insecurities, and lured bitter enemies out of the shadows. The darkness of his past threatened everything they'd worked so hard for. They faced a terrible choice: the familiar safety of the lives they'd had before or the fight for a future that suddenly seemed impossible.
The boy who drew monsters Donohue, Keith.
Ever since he nearly drowned in the ocean three years earlier, ten-year-old Jack Peter Keenan has been deathly afraid to venture outdoors. Refusing to leave his home in a small coastal town in Maine, Jack Peter spends his time drawing monsters. When those drawings take on a life of their own, no one is safe from the terror they inspire.
Bitter greens Forsyth, Kate.
A historical novel that gorgeously interweaves the Rapunzel fairy tale with the true life story of French novelist Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force. This sumptuous novel holds the stories of three women, braided together to create a compelling tale of desire, black magic, and the redemptive power of love.
As chimney sweepers come to dust Bradley, Alan.
Banished is how twelve-year-old Flavia de Luce laments her predicament, when her father and Aunt Felicity ship her off to Miss Bodycote's Female Academy, the boarding school that her mother, Harriet, once attended across the sea in Canada. The sun has not yet risen on Flavia's first day in captivity when a gift lands at her feet. Flavia being Flavia, a budding chemist and sleuth, that gift is a charred and mummified body, which tumbles out of a bedroom chimney.
The bat Nesbo, Jo.
Inspector Harry Hole is dispatched to Sydney to observe a murder case. Harry is free to offer assistance, but he has firm instructions to stay out of trouble. The victim is a twenty-three year old Norwegian woman who is a minor celebrity. He befriends one of the lead detectives, and one of the witnesses, as he is drawn deeper into the case. They discover that this is only the latest in a string of unsolved murders, and the pattern points toward a psychopath working his way across the country.
Worthy fights Panetta, Leon.
The inspiring and revelatory autobiography of the defense secretary and CIA director who led the intelligence war that killed Bin Laden, among many important roles in a legendary career.
World order Kissinger, Henry.
Grounded in Henry Kissinger's deep study of history and experience as national security advisor and secretary of state, he guides readers on a tour of the globe. It examines the events and ideas that formed the historic concepts of order, their manifestations in contemporary controversies, and the ways in which they might ultimately be reconciled. Provocative and articulate, blending historical insight with prognostication.
What if? Munroe, Randall.
Millions of people visit xkcd.com to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large following. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions. In pursuit of answers, Munroe runs computer simulations, pores over stacks of declassified military research memos, solves differential equations, and consults with nuclear reactor operators. His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity, complemented by his signature comics.
What i know for sure Winfrey, Oprah.
The inspirational wisdom Oprah Winfrey shares in her monthly O., The Oprah Magazine column updated, curated, and collected for the first time. Organized by theme, the essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women.
Waking the buddha Strand, Clark.
Is there more to Buddhism than sitting in silent meditation? Is modern Buddhism relevant to the problems of daily life? Does it empower individuals to transform their lives? Soka Gakkai International is the largest, most dynamic Buddhist movement in the world today. The author offers insight into how and why the Soka Gakkai, with its commitment to social justice and its egalitarian approach, has become a role model, not only for other schools of Buddhism, but for other religions as well.
Rebel yell Gwynne, S. C..
Civil War general Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson became a great and tragic American hero. General Stonewall Jackson was like no one anyone had ever seen. In April of 1862 he was merely another Confederate general with only a single battle credential in an army fighting in what seemed to be a losing cause. By middle June he had engineered perhaps the greatest military campaign in American history and was one of the most famous men in the Western World.
Proxima Baxter, Stephen.
The 27th century: Proxima Centauri, an undistinguished red dwarf star, is the nearest star to the sun and the nearest to host a world, Proxima IV, habitable by humans. But Proxima IV is unlike Earth in many ways. Huddling close to the warmth, orbiting in weeks, it keeps one face to its parent star at all times. One half desert, the other half an ice cap in perpetual darkness. How would it be to live on such a world? Yuri Jones, with 1,000 others, is about to find out.
Nothing personal Burton, Jaci.
In this contemporary romance from bestselling author Jaci Burton, a wealthy casino owner and his devoted assistant discover that matters of the heart never follow the rules of business.
Lila Robinson, Marilynne.
Lila, homeless and alone, steps inside a small-town Iowa church and ignites a romance and a debate that will reshape her life. She becomes the wife of a minister, John Ames, and begins a new existence. Neglected as a toddler, Lila was rescued by Doll, a young drifter, and brought up by her in a hardscrabble childhood. When Lila arrives in Gilead, she struggles to reconcile their days of hardship with the gentle Christian worldview of her husband which paradoxically judges those she loves.
Not that kind of girl Dunham, Lena.
Lena Dunham tells stories about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises that she had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing her body, and having to prove one's self in a meeting full of fifty-year-old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep her up at night.
The innovators Isaacson, Walter.
The computer and the Internet are among the most important inventions of our era, but few people know who created them. Most innovations of the digital age were made collaboratively. There were a lot of fascinating people involved, some ingenious and a few even geniuses. This is the story of these pioneers, hackers, and entrepreneurs, how their minds worked and what made them so creative. It's also a narrative of how their ability to work as teams made them even more creative.
The indifferent stars above Brown, Daniel James.
In this gripping narrative, Daniel James Brown details the tragic story of the doomed Donner party, as seen through the prism of one young woman who survived.
Contact harvest Staten, Joseph.
In the outer-most human colony, known as Harvest for its extremely fertile, soil social tension reaches a boiling point. Anticipating civil war, the government tasks Sergeant Avery Johnson with raising a militia to protect the colony's interest. However, several ancient alien relics are buried on the planet and soon draws the attention of a group of warring aliens know as the Covenant. Now, Johnson must unite the planet against a common enemy.
Being mortal Gawande, Atul.
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.
The assassination of margaret thatcher and other stories Mantel, Hilary.
Her classic wicked humor in these stories - which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture - brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way.
Agent storm Storm, Morten.
Morten Storm takes listeners inside the jihadist world like never before, showing the daily life of zealous men set on mass murder, from dodging drones with al-Qaeda leaders in the Arabian desert to training in extremist gyms in Britain and performing supply drops in Kenya. He also provides a tantalizing look at his dangerous life undercover, as he traveled the world for missions targeting its most dangerous terrorists and into the world's most powerful spy agencies.
Raging star Young, Moira.
Saba is ready to seize her destiny and defeat DeMalo and the Tonton, until she meets him and he confounds all her expectations with his vision of a New Eden. DeMalo wants Saba to join him to create and build a healthy, sustainable world for the chosen few. The choice is clear: to fight DeMalo and try to stop New Eden. Joined by her brother, Saba leads an inexperienced guerilla band against DeMalo, his settlers and the Tonton militia. Saba must act and be willing to pay the price.
The noticer returns Andrews, Andy.
Andy Andrews is reunited with the man who changed everything for him-Jones, also known as 'The Noticer.' As the story unfolds, Jones uses his unique talent of noticing little things that make a big difference. And these 'little things' grant the people of Fairhope, Alabama, a life-changing gift-perspective. What starts as a story of one person's everyday reality unfolds into the extraordinary principles available to anyone looking to create the life for which they were intended.
Love over scotland Smith, Alexander McCall.
The citizens of Scotland Street in Edinburgh take on new adventures in the series' third installment: Domenica Macdonald conducts an anthropological study in the Malacca Straits, young Bertie is able to take a break from psychotherapy to attend his junior orchestra's trip to Paris, Angus Lordie desperately searches for his stolen dog, and a love triangle develops between art students Pat and Wolf and wealthy gallery owner Matthew.
Jesus on trial Limbaugh, David.
David Limbaugh applies his lifetime of legal experience to a unique new undertaking: making a case for the gospels as hard evidence of the life and work of Jesus Christ. Limbaugh, a practicing attorney and former professor of law, approaches the canonical gospels with the same level of scrutiny he would apply to any legal document and asks all the necessary questions about the story of Jesus told through Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
Beneath the ashes Henry, Sue.
Spring has come to Alaska. Jessie is training a new pack of sled dogs when trouble starts. First, a fire destroys a local tavern and leaves a dead body. Then Jessie's friend, Annie Holman, turns up with a horrible tale of wife abuse. Finally, Jessie's own cabin is burned. Jessie must get to the bottom of the arson outbreak, and to do that she must determine whether her friend is a victim or a maniacal killer.
Arabella Heyer, Georgette.
The story of a poor girl who captures the heart of a handsome and wealthy bachelor. When Arabella first arrives in London, she has only one mission: to snare a rich husband. With a mind to beat the competition, she pretends to be a rich heiress and soon finds herself the talk of the town, pursued by the most eligible bachelors in the city. But she has her sights on one man only: the much-hunted Mr Beaumaris.
A place of wonder Focus on the Family.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Dr. Regis Blackgaard's twin brother Edwin moves to Odyssey. Instead of following in his evil brother's footsteps, Edwin opens a dinner theater. A flash flood threatens the lives of Eugene, Whit, Bernard, and Tom while elsewhere, Jimmy and Lawrence battle a monster named Gorgonzola.
Mission: accomplished Younger, Marshal.
Join the kids from Odyssey as they get themselves into, and out of, trouble. They learn the importance of God and how he can help them in any situation they may get themselves into. Jimmy signs up to help missionaries and ends up in the jungles of Central America! Robyn has to find the Treasure of LeMonde. before it's too late. Whit, Connie and the whole gang learn that forgiveness and faith go a long way!
Last apprentice - the fury of the seventh son Delaney, Joseph.
Finally, Tom Ward, the spook's last apprentice, will confront the Fiend for the last time. Tom Ward has battled boggarts, ghasts, witches, dark gods, and the most terrifying creatures to roam the earth. He's allied with the witch assassin Grimalkin, with a powerful boggart, and with Alice, the young witch who is also his true love. And he has kept one step ahead of the Fiend, the most evil being in the world. Now, he will vanquish the Fiend once and for all. But it requires a terrible sacrifice.
The midnight zoo Hartnett, Sonya.
Two gypsy boys are fleeing through a war-ravaged country-side during the night carrying a secret bundle. The boys stumble across a town that has been reduced to smoking rubble, and a zoo that is still intact. When the boys take shelter in the zoo, they discover a menagerie of talking animals. Both the boys and the animals tell their tales and their desire for freedom.
Eat right for your type [the individualized diet solution to staying healthy, living longer & achieving your ideal weight] D'Adamo, Peter.
The three marriages Whyte, David.
David Whyte explains how life can be divided into three major relationships, or marriages, and the importance of creating a balance between them. Identifying these marriages as one's relationships with work, partner, and self, Whyte offers advice on how to be more attentive and nurturing in each.
A life in comedy Keillor, Garrison.
On three consecutive Monday evenings in April 2002, humorist Garrison Keillor appeared on stage at Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. Performing before sold-out crowds, he read personally chosen favorite selections from his many works, both published and unpublished: stories from The New Yorker, chapters from his bestselling novels, news from Lake Wobegon, essays from Time magazine, letters, and even a few pretty good poems.
Tender rebel Lindsey, Johanna.
Roslynn Chadwick has heard all her life about the ruthless rogues who will seek to seduce her only in an effort to get their hands on her fabulous wealth. When Anthony Malory catches her eye, he seems to be the very sort of man she has been warned against. Will she be able to resist his whispered promises?
Invisible monsters Palahniuk, Chuck.
After her jaw is blown off during a shooting on the freeway, supermodel Shannon McFarland is abandoned by her adulterous boyfriend, vice cop Manus, sitting friendless and speechless in the hospital. Enter Brandy Alexander, a transgendered diva, who rescues Shannon from her self-hatred and loneliness and takes Shannon on an adventure through Hollywood. As they take revenge on Manus, author Palahniuk explores various aspects of Shannon's life.
The untold history of the united states Stone, Oliver.
The notion of American exceptionalism warps Americans' understanding of their nation's role in the world. Most are loathed to admit that the United States have any imperial pretensions. But history tells a different story as the authors reveal in this riveting account of the rise and decline of the American empire. They argue that Americans must face their troubling history honestly and forthrightly in order to set a new course for the twenty-first century.
This present darkness Peretti, Frank E..
When a skeptical reporter and pastor begin to compare notes, they suddenly find themselves fighting a hideous New Age plot to subjugate the townspeople, and eventually the entire human race.
Talon Kagawa, Julie.
Long ago, dragons were hunted to near extinction by the Order of St. George. Hiding in human form and growing their numbers in secret, the dragons of Talon are positioned to take over the world. Ember and Dante Hill were trained to infiltrate society. They are hunted by Order soldier Garret, but he cannot kill unless he is certain of his prey, and nothing is certain about Ember. Faced with Ember's bravery, Garret begins to question everything that the order has ingrained in him.
The one Cass, Kiera.
When she was chosen to compete in the Selection, America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown, or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the end of the competition approaches, and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose, and how hard she'll have to fight for the future she wants.
The slow regard of silent things Rothfuss, Patrick.
Deep below the University, there is a dark place. Few people know of it: a broken web of ancient passageways and abandoned rooms. A young woman lives there, tucked among the sprawling tunnels of the Underthing, snug in the heart of this forgotten place. Her name is Auri, and she is full of mysteries.
Lucky bang Coonts, Deborah.
Having a blast on the 4th of July in Vegas takes on a whole new meaning for Lucky O'Toole, head of customer relations for the Babylon, a major Strip property, when she discovers a bomb in a friend's restaurant and narrowly escapes becoming part of the 'explosive entertainment.' And this wasn't the first time. Years ago, when Lucky was small, she'd had another narrow escape. Could the two be related?
Lords of the north Cornwell, Bernard.
Returning to his northern home after the events of The Pale Horseman, Twenty-one-year-old Saxon warrior Uhtred of Bebbanburg finds himself amidst a crusade led by the self-proclaimed ruler of Northumbria.
Kiss of midnight Adrian, Lara.
When Gabrielle Maxwell witnesses a murder outside of a crowded dance club, she is thrust into a realm she never knew existed, a realm where vampires stalk the shadows and a blood war is about to ignite.
I must say Short, Martin.
This deeply private man brings listeners into the circle of his family life, from raising his children to the legendary parties he and his wife hosted in their Los Angeles home. He recounts the pain of losing a brother and both parents by the time he was twenty, and of the devastating death of Nancy, his wife of thirty years, in 2010. Despite the hardships, Short's life has been full of laughter, and he remains perennially upbeat.
The genotype diet D'Adamo, Peter J..
The author of the internationally bestselling Eat Right 4 Your Type breaks new ground with the first diet plan based on an individual's unique genetic code.
Duggars, the: 20 and counting! Duggar, Jim Bob.
Listeners will learn about the Duggars' marriage, how they communicate effectively, make family decisions, and find quality time alone. They'll discover how the Duggars manage to educate all their children at home, while providing experiences that go beyond the family walls, through vacations and educational trips. And they'll see how the Duggar family manages their finances and lives debt-free even when they built their own 7,000-square-foot house.
The battle for rondo Rodda, Emily.
Peril awaits Leo and Mimi on their return to the fantastic world of Rondo. With the help of Rondo's seven best witches and wizards, their friends have made plans to combat attacks of the Blue Queen. But it soon becomes clear that defense is no longer enough. The queen has a dragon on her side, and is plotting a terrible revenge on all those who have defied her. A daring plan, a reckless quest and a mysterious prophecy test the friends' wits and courage to the limit.
Turning points in modern history Liulevicius, Vejas G.
"Turning Points in Modern History takes you on a far-reaching journey around the globe-- from China to the Americas to New Zealand-- to shed light on how two dozen of the top discoveries, inventions, political upheavals, and ideas since 1400 have shaped the modern world. Taught by award-winning history professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, these 24 thought-provoking lectures tell the amazing story of how life as we know it developed-- at times advancing in one brilliant instant and at other times, in painstaking degrees. Starting in the early 15th century and culminating in the age of social media, you'll encounter astounding threads that weave through the centuries, joining these turning points in ways that may come as a revelation. You'll also witness turning points with repercussions we can only speculate about because they are still very much in the process of turning" -- From publisher's web site.
Modern Hebrew. IIB, The complete course
Presents a beginning language learning program designed to teach the listener modern Hebrew in progressive steps.
Modern Hebrew. IIA, The complete course
Presents a beginning language learning program designed to teach the listener modern Hebrew in progressive steps.
Noisy Nora Wells, Rosemary.
Feeling neglected, Nora makes more and more noise to attract her parents' attention.
Bark, George Feiffer, Jules.
Bark, George Feiffer, Jules.
Red Mars Robinson, Kim Stanley.
For centuries, the red planet has enticed the people of Earth. Now an international group of scientists has colonized Mars. Leaving Earth forever, these 100 people have traveled nine months to reach their new home. This is the remarkable story of the world they create.
Green Mars Robinson, Kim Stanley.
One generation after the first pioneers begin to transform Mars into an Earthlike planet, the first grown children born on Mars, led by Peter Clayborne, rebel against colonization in an effort to preserve Mars's natural state.
The young elites Lu, Marie.
Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood plague: marked by a jagged scar, snow-white hair and lashes. Cast out by her family, Adelina has finally found a place to belong within the secret society of Young Elites. To some, the Elites are heroes, here to save innocents in desperate situations. But to the Inquisition Axis, the white-robed soldiers of Kenettra, they are monsters with demonic powers that must be brought to justice.
The witch's boy Barnhill, Kelly.
When Ned and his brother fall into a raging river, only Ned survives. Though Ned grows up weak and slow, it's Ned who summons the strength to protect all when the Bandit King comes to steal the magic of Ned's mother, a witch. In another kingdom lives the daughter of the Bandit King. Her mother's last words to her were: The wrong boy will save your life and you will save his. When Aine and Ned meet, they must trust each other to return the magic to its place to stop a war about to boil over.
Wild rover no more Meyer, L. A..
Jacky Faber is framed as passing confidential U.S. information to the British. Forced to flee Boston, she goes undercover as a governess for a prominent Puritan family. When outed by a nosy postmaster, she deserts the respectability of her position, dons a leotard and slippers, and poses as a Russian tightrope walker in a traveling circus. But the law soon catches up with her, and prospects do not look good.
The whispering skull Stroud, Jonathan.
Lockwood & Co. hasn't made much progress in the last six months. Things look up when a new client hires them to be present at the excavation of Edmund Bickerstaff, a Victorian doctor who reportedly tried to communicate with the dead. Lucy is distracted by urgent whispers coming from the skull in the ghost jar. Bickerstaff's coffin gets raided and a strange glass object buried with the corpse has vanished. Inspector Barnes believes the relic to be highly dangerous, and he wants it found.
Visitors Card, Orson Scott.
Rigg's journey comes to an epic and explosive conclusion as everything that has been building up finally comes to pass, and Rigg is forced to put his powers to the test in order to save his world and end the war once and for all.
Under the blood-red sun Salisbury, Graham.
Tomikazu's world is destroyed when Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese. Tomi's father and grandfather--both born in Japan--are arrested, and Tomi must help his mother and sister survive. It's a terrifying time to be Japanese American.
Unbroken Hillenbrand, Laura.
In this captivating new young adult edition, the story of a man's breathtaking odyssey and the courage, cunning, and fortitude he found to endure and overcome. This gripping narrative will introduce a new generation to one of history's most thrilling survival epics.
Stone cold touch Armentrout, Jennifer L..
Layla Shaw is trying to pick up the pieces of her shattered life. Her impossibly gorgeous best friend, Zayne, is forever off-limits thanks to the mysterious powers of her soul-stealing kiss. The Warden clan that has always protected her is suddenly keeping dangerous secrets. And she can barely think about Roth, the wickedly hot demon prince who understood her in ways no one else could. Then, when she least expects it, Roth returns, bringing news that could change her world forever.
Stolen De La Cruz, Melissa.
Nat who's now fighting for the majestic Blue meant saying goodbye to Wes, breaking both their hearts. Wes and his team travel to the indoor city of El Dorado looking for his sister, but when they are caught on the wrong side of the RSA's strict new laws, Wes is forced to do the unthinkable, surrender and rejoin the military's quest in the same land Nat is struggling to protect. Now he and Nat find themselves on opposing sides of a war that could potentially destroy what's left of the world.
Shouldn't you be in school? Snicket, Lemony.
Do you smell smoke? Young apprentice Lemony Snicket is investigating a case of arson but soon finds himself enveloped in the ever-increasing mystery that haunts the town of Stain'd-by-the-Sea. Who is setting the fires? What secrets are hidden in the Department of Education? Why are so many schoolchildren in danger? Is it all the work of the notorious villain Hangfire? How could you even ask that? What kind of education have you had?
The rogue knight Mull, Brandon.
Cole Randolph never meant to come to The Outskirts, but when his friends were kidnapped on Halloween he had to try and save them. Now he's trapped in a world that lies between wakefulness and dreaming, reality and imagination, life and death. Cole's search for his friends has led him to Elloweer, another of the five kingdoms that make up The Outskirts. He's accompanied by Mira, Twitch, and Jace - new friends he's met here in the Outskirts who each have their own important missions.
Redeemed Cast, P. C..
Neferet has finally made herself known to mortals. A Dark Goddess is loose on Tulsa and the world. No single vampyre is strong enough to vanquish her, unless that creature has the power to summon the elements as well as the ability to wield Old Magick. Only Zoey Redbird is heir to such power, but because of the consequences of using Old Magick, she is unable to help. Find out who will win and who will lose in this epic battle of Light versus Darkness.
Percy jackson's greek gods Riordan, Rick.
Percy Jackson wants to share his knowledge of the Greek Gods so others can benefit and survive. The son of Poseidon adds his own magic and sarcastic asides, to the classics. He explains how the world was created, then gives readers his personal take on a who's who of ancients, from Apollo to Zeus. Percy does not hold back.
Michael vey - hunt for jade dragon Evans, Richard Paul.
Michael, Taylor, Ostin and the rest of the Electroclan head to China in search of a girl who may have discovered why Michael and his friends became electric. Her name is Lin Julung, or Jade Dragon, and she's a child prodigy with an IQ higher than Einstein's-and Ostin's.
Pennyroyal academy Larson, M. A..
A girl from the forest arrives in a bustling kingdom with no name and no idea why she is there, only to find herself at the center of a world at war. She enlists at Pennyroyal Academy, where princesses and knights are trained to battle the two great menaces of the day: witches and dragons. There, given the name 'Evie,' she must endure a harsh training regimen under the steely glare of her Fairy Drillsergeant, while also navigating an entirely new world of friends and enemies.
The madman of piney woods Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Benji and Red couldn't be more different. They aren't friends. They don't even live in the same town. But their fates are entwined. A chance meeting leads the boys to discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Both of them have encountered a strange presence in the forest, watching them, tracking them.
Leroy ninker saddles up Dicamillo, Kate.
Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse - until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Can Leroy wrestle fate to the ground, rescue the horse of his heart, and lasso loneliness for good?
Judy moody declares independence McDonald, Megan.
When Judy meets an English girl named Tori at the Tea Party ship, she is gobsmacked to learn how many liberties her British friend enjoys such as her very own phone, and pounds of allowance. When doing her chores doesn't earn Judy Moody more rights, and staging a revolt in the form of a tea-throwing Boston Tub Party has her dad reading the riot act, Judy is forced to retreat. Who would guess that a crisis involving her brother, Stink, would finally give Judy a chance to prove her independence.
Island of legends McMann, Lisa.
As Alex grows more confident in his role as the mage of Artime, he expands his skills and brings his first creature to life-with results that are both painful and wonderful. A team from Artime heads out to rescue Sky and Crow's mother from underwater Pirate Island and discovers there are more creatures than they ever imagined in the ocean surrounding the islands-and not all of them are friendly.
Infinite sea, the - the second book of the 5th wave Yancey, Rick.
Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds people together is gone. Cassie and her friends haven't seen the depths to which the Others will sink, nor have the Others seen the heights to which humanity will rise, in the ultimate battle between life and death, hope and despair, love and hate.
How to betray a dragon's hero Cowell, Cressida.
Hiccup is faced with a personal dilemma against the backdrop of an impending battle and the possible destruction of everything he knows.
Found Coben, Harlan.
It's been eight months since Mickey Bolitar witnessed the death of his father. Eight months of lies, dark secrets, and unanswered questions. Mickey's sophomore year brings on its own set of troubles: Ema surprises with news that she has an online boyfriend, and he's vanished. As he's searching for Ema's missing boyfriend, Mickey and his friends are pulled deeper into the mysteries of the Abeona Shelter, risking their lives, until Mickey finally comes face-to-face with the truth about his father.
Five, six, seven, nate! Federle, Tim.
Armed with a one-way ticket to New York City, small-town theater geek Nate is off to start rehearsals for E.T.: The Broadway Musical. It's everything he ever practiced his autograph for! But as thrilling as Broadway is, rehearsals are nothing like Nate expects: they're full of intimidating child stars, cut-throat understudies, and a director who can't even remember Nate's name. As the countdown to opening night starts to feel like a time bomb, Nate may need a showbiz miracle.
Emma and the blue genie Funke, Cornelia.
One night, Emma finds a mysterious green bottle floating in the ocean. When she pulls out the stopper, she sets a blue genie free! Most genies grant three wishes, but Karim can't grant even one anymore. A yellow genie stole his magic nose ring, leaving him small, powerless, and trapped in that bottle. Emma and her noodle-tailed dog have to help Karim get his nose ring and his magic back!
Egg & spoon Maguire, Gregory.
Elena lives in the poor Russian countryside. Her father is dead and her brothers have been forced into the Tsar's army. Her mother is dying, and there is no food. But then a train arrives carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and a noble family, a family that includes Ekaterina, a girl of Elena's age. When the two girls meet, an adventure is set in motion that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince traveling incognito, and Baba Yaga, the witch of Russian folklore.
The doll people set sail Martin, Ann M..
Annabelle Doll, Tiffany Funcraft, and their families are whisked out to sea when the Palmers accidentally place them in a box destined for charity donation. And it turns out they're not alone, there are plenty of other doll people on the ship, too. After traveling thousands of miles, will they be able to find their way home?
Diary of a wimpy kid - the long haul Kinney, Jeff.
Greg Heffley and his family hit the road in Jeff Kinney's ninth installment of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
Danger down the nile Patterson, James.
Bick Kidd and his globe-trotting siblings Beck, Storm and Tommy completed their first treasure hunt after their father was lost at sea, but their kidnapped mother is still in the hands of nasty pirates. Their search for a rescue plan takes them down the Nile in Africa, where they'll have to navigate everything from Egyptian pyramids to wet-and-wild jungles, not to mention grave encounters with diseases, angry hippos and some seriously bad guys, in order to find the treasure and save the day.
Confessions - the paris mysteries Patterson, James.
After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old skeletons in the closet, Tandy Angel is finally reunited with her lost love in Paris. But as he grows increasingly distant, Tandy is confronted with disturbing questions about him, as well as what really happened to her long-dead sister. With no way to tell anymore who in her life she can trust, how will Tandy ever get to the bottom of the countless secrets her parents kept from her?
Clariel Nix, Garth.
Clariel is the daughter of the one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, with blood relations to the Abhorsen and, most importantly, to the King. When her family moves to the city of Belisaere, there are rumors that her mother is next in line for the throne. However, Clariel wants no part of it, a natural hunter, all she ever thinks about is escaping the city's confining walls and journeying back to the quiet, green world of the Great Forest.
Calendar mysteries - books 7-13 Roy, Ron.
Includes July is for Jitters, August is for Acrobat, September Sneakers, October Ogre, November Night, December Dog, and New Year's Eve Thieves.
Brown girl dreaming Woodson, Jacqueline.
Stories of the author's childhood from the '60s and '70s told in prose.
The book of secrets Voigt, Cynthia.
Someone is breaking windows and setting fires in the old city, but the shopkeepers won't say a word about the culprits. Why are they keeping these thugs' secrets?When the mayor begs for help, Max agrees to take the case, putting himself in grave danger. It's a race to catch up with the vandals before they catch him.
Blue lily, lily blue Stiefvater, Maggie.
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things, though, is how easily they can be lost.
The blood of olympus Riordan, Rick.
Though the Greek and Roman crewmembers of the Argo II have made progress in their many quests, they still seem no closer to defeating the earth mother, Gaea. Her giants have risen, all of them, and they're stronger than ever. They must be stopped before the Feast of Spes, when Gaea plans to have two demigods sacrificed in Athens. She needs their blood, the blood of Olympus, in order to wake.
Black ice Fitzpatrick, Becca.
Britt has never been that adventurous, but that's about to change. Wanting to impress her ex-boyfriend, Britt convinces best friend Korbie to take a trip with her and go trekking through the Grand Teton Mountains in Wyoming. But when a freak storm leaves the girls stranded, they seek shelter in a cabin and find two knights in shining armor, Shaun and Mason are also hiding out. But all is not as it seems, and Britt quickly discovers that the guys are there for reasons other than hiking.
Belzhar Wolitzer, Meg.
A depressed girl is sent to a special boarding school to heal after her boyfriend's death. She takes an English class that focuses on Sylvia Plath. With a touch of magical realism, the girl's journal writing leads her to Belzhar, a place where she can meet her lost love again. But there are hidden truths on her path to reclaim her loss.
Atlantia Condie, Ally.
For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamed of the sand and sky above, of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all her plans for the future are thwarted when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected decision, stranding Rio below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio's true self and the powerful siren voice she has long hidden, she has nothing left to lose.
Against the tide Sutherland, Tui T..
The sun is shining in the Hundred Isles, and yet the path forward seems crowded with shadows. Conor, Abeke, Meilin, and Rollan have traveled across the world, seeking a set of powerful talismans in order to keep them from enemy hands. Throughout their journey the young heroes have been hounded by pursuers, who always seem to know just where to find them. Now they know why.
Afterworlds Westerfeld, Scott.
Darcy Patel has put college and everything else on hold to publish her teen novel. Arriving in New York with no apartment or friends, she wonders whether she's made the right decision until she falls in with a crowd of other seasoned and fledgling writers who take her under their wings. Told in alternating chapters is Darcy's novel, a suspenseful thriller about Lizzie, a teen who slips into the Afterworld - a place between the living and the dead- to survive a terrorist attack.
Bear sees colors Wilson, Karma.
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.
Flirting with disaster Woods, Sherryl.
Opposites attract, but they don't last. At least that's what improper Southern belle Maggie Forsythe thinks after being unceremoniously dumped two weeks before getting hitched to a man even her mother approves of. Maggie has never given two figs what anyone thinks, so why is she hiding away from her South Carolina Low Country home?
The silver pigs Davis, Lindsey.
It is A.D. 70, when Roman P.I. Marcus Didius Falco runs into comely Sosia Camillina on the steps of the Forum. It seems she's being chased by a few unsavories for a stockpile of silver pigs (silver ingots) but Falco wants more information. What he gets is a whiff of treason and a one-way ticket to his own funeral pyre.
What's it like to be married to me? Dillow, Linda.
Extremely intimate and honest, Linda Dillow shares the best and worst things she has done in her nearly fifty years of marriage as she leads listeners into God's heart for what their marriage could be. With guidance for making a Marriage Purpose Statement, this program is about knowing the difference between having a desire for a better marriage and setting the goal of having a better marriage.
Steadfast Campbell, Jack.
Geary and the crew of the Dauntless have managed to safely escort important alien representatives to Earth. But before they can make tracks for home, two of Geary's key lieutenants vanish. The search for his missing men leads Geary on a far-flung chase, ultimately ending at the one spot in space from which all humans have been banned: The moon Europa. Any ship that lands there must stay or be destroyed, leaving Geary to face the most profound moral dilemma of his life.
The promise Crais, Robert.
Loyalty, commitment, the fight against injustice. These are the things that have always driven Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. If they make a promise, they keep it. Even if it could get them killed. When Elvis Cole is hired to locate a woman who may have disappeared with a stranger she met online, it seems like an ordinary case, until Elvis learns the missing woman worked for a defense contractor and was being blackmailed to supply explosives components for a person or persons unknown.
Growing up duggar Duggar, Jana.
The four eldest Duggar girls, Jana, Jill, Jessa, and Jinger, open up about the blessings and advantages of living the Duggar lifestyle. They open up about their own personal faith and convictions, boys, dating, manners, living in a large family, politics, and much more. Learn how the family navigates the difficult years between twelve and sixteen and what the girls look for in a man, all in a frank and fun audiobook that will inspire teens and adults alike.
The dog O'Neill, Joseph.
Distraught by a breakup with his long-term girlfriend, our unnamed hero leaves New York to take an unusual job in a strange desert metropolis. In Dubai at the height of its self-invention as a futuristic Shangri-la, he struggles with his new position as the "family officer" of the capricious and very rich Batros family.
204 rosewood lane Macomber, Debbie.
Grace, a seemingly reserved librarian, shows the town of Cedar Cove what she is truly made of when her husband mysteriously vanishes, forcing her to call upon her inner strength and courage to help her two daughters deal with his disappearance.
Once burned Frost, Jeaniene.
After a tragic accident scarred her body and destroyed her dreams, Leila never imagined that the worst was still to come: a terrifying ability to channel electricity and to see a person's darkest secrets through a single touch. Leila is doomed to a life of solitude, until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world's most infamous vampire. He's the Prince of Night, Vlad Tepesh.
Night's honor Harrison, Thea.
On the run, Tess knows that she's vulnerable on her own amongst the Elder Races. So she becomes the human attendant of a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind. While her position gives her safety, her protector turns out to be more than she bargained for. Xavier is both terrifying and alluring, and Tess can't ignore his innate sense of integrity and self-restraint. She must learn to navigate the dangers of Xavier's world, both to her life and to her heart. But the biggest threat comes from her past.
The narrow road to the deep north Flanagan, Richard.
In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thailand-Burma Death Railway in 1943, Australian surgeon Dorrigo Evans is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife two years earlier. His life is a daily struggle to save the men under his command, until he receives a letter that will change him forever. It tells a story of death, love, and family, exploring the many forms of good and evil, as one man comes of age and prospers, only to discover all that he has lost.
The midwife Petersheim, Jolina.
At Hopen Haus, a home for unwed mothers, Amelia's due date gets closer, Midwife Rhoda must face her past regrets and those she left behind in order to heal and let love and forgiveness set them all free.
Hexed Hearne, Kevin.
Atticus O'Sullivan, last of the Druids, doesn't care much for witches. Still, he's about to make nice with the local coven by signing a treaty when suddenly the witch population in Tempe, Arizona quadruples overnight. And the new girls have a dark history on the German side of World War II. With a fallen angel feasting on local high school students, a horde of Bacchants blowing in from Vegas, and a sexy Celtic goddess vying for his attention, Atticus is having trouble scheduling the witch hunt.
The paying guests Waters, Sarah.
It is 1922, and London is tense. In South London, life is about to be transformed as impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. With the arrival of Lilian and Leonard Barber, a modern young couple, the routines of the house will be shaken up in unexpected ways. Little do the Wrays know just how profoundly their new tenants will alter the course of Frances's life or, how far-reaching, and how devastating, the disturbances will be.
The man in the window Cohen, Jon.
Since he was disfigured in a fire sixteen years ago, recluse Louis Malone has remained hidden from the prying eyes of his neighbors in the small town of Waverly. Across town, Iris Shula, a lonely and unlovely nurse knows, at thirty-seven, it is unlikely that her Prince Charming will ever appear. But Iris is about to learn how wrong she is. When Louis accidently falls out of his second story window these two kindred souls are brought together. What unfolds is a most unlikely love story.
The girl next door Rendell, Ruth.
In the waning months of the second World War, a group of children discover an earthen tunnel in their neighborhood outside London. Throughout the summer of 1944, until one father forbids it, the subterranean space becomes their secret gardens, where the friends play games and tell stories. Six decades later, beneath a house on the same land, construction workers uncover a tin box containing two skeletal hands, one male and one female.
Flesh and blood Cornwell, Patricia.
It's Dr. Kay Scarpetta's birthday, and she's about to head to Miami for a vacation with Benton Wesley, her FBI profiler husband, when she notices seven pennies on a wall behind their Cambridge house. Is this a kids' game? If so, why are all of the coins dated 1981 and so shiny they could be newly minted? Her cellphone rings, and Detective Pete Marino tells her there's been a homicide five minutes away. A high school music teacher has been shot with uncanny precision as he unloaded groceries.
The fatal tree Lawhead, Stephen R..
The evidence is compelling. Not only is The End of Everything approaching, it's approaching rapidly. Desperation sends the Questors to the four corners of the universe in search of answers.
Citizens creek Tademy, Lalita.
The evocative story of a once-enslaved man who buys his freedom after serving as a translator during the American Indian Wars, and his granddaughter, who sustains his legacy of courage.
Dead but not forgotten Harris, Charlaine.
A collection of original Sookie Stackhouse stories written by authors handpicked by Charlaine Harris herself.
The cinderella murder Clark, Mary Higgins.
Laurie Moran is delighted when the pilot for her reality drama, Under Suspicion, is a success. Now she has the ideal case to feature in an episode: the Cinderella Murder. When Susan Dempsey was found dead, her murder raised numerous questions. With the help of lawyer and host Alex Buckley, Laurie knows it will get great ratings, especially when the suspects include Hollywood's elite and tech billionaires. It is perfect for the silver screen, but is Cinderella's murderer ready for a close-up?
The burning room Connelly, Michael.
Bosch and rookie Detective Lucia Soto are tasked with solving what turns out to be a highly charged, politically sensitive case. Beginning with the bullet that's been lodged for years in the victim's spine, they must pull new leads from years-old information, which soon reveal that this shooting may have been anything but random.
Betrayed Scottoline, Lisa.
Judy's best friend is a new partner and almost a new bride. Judy is not jealous, but not happy either as she questions her career and love life. When she learns that her Aunt Vicky has been diagnosed with breast cancer, she races to her aunt's side. She finds her aunt is dealing with the sudden death of a friend, Emelia, an undocumented worker. Her death looks unnatural to Judy, so she investigates, which leads her into an underground world far more dangerous than she ever imagined.
The ties that bind Focus on the Family.
Who knew that two events could trigger so much drama in Odyssey? Wooton's announcement about a family of detectives leads to suspicion and intrigue. Whit's challenge of some popular ideas causes a difficult tug-of-war between conviction and compromise. And the surprise arrival of a few friends and former adversaries creates the perfect blend of excitement, comedy, and important life lessons for everyone.
The lonely lake monster Selfors, Suzanne.
Pearl Petal and Ben Silverstein can't wait for their first official day as apprentices of Dr. Woo, veterinarian for imaginary creatures, that is, until they are tasked with clipping sasquatch's toenails. Then Pearl spots a monster in the lake behind the hospital. Though they were told not to leave the building for any reason, Pearl sets off for a closer look, with Ben trailing cautiously behind. The outing goes awry when Ben is captured and held hostage on an island in the middle of the lake.
The goose girl Hale, Shannon.
On her way to marry a prince she's never met, Princess Anidori is betrayed by her guards and her lady-in-waiting and must become a goose girl to survive until she can reveal her true identity and reclaim the crown that is rightfully hers.
This changes everything Klein, Naomi.
Despite mounting scientific evidence, climate change denial is surging in many wealthy countries, and fossil-fuel extraction has gathered pace. Naomi Klein exposes the work of ideologues who know the difficulties this poses to the free market, and challenges the failing strategies of environmental groups.
Some luck Smiley, Jane.
On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass on to their five wildly different yet equally remarkable children: Frank, the brilliant, stubborn first-born, Joe, whose love of animals makes him the natural heir to his family's land, Lillian, an angelic child who enters a fairy-tale marriage with a man only she will fully know, Henry, the bookworm who's not afraid to be different, and Claire, who earns the highest place in her father's heart.
Raging heat Castle, Richard.
An illegal immigrant falls from the sky and NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat's investigation into his death quickly captures the imagination of her boyfriend, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jameson Rook. When he decides to work the case with Heat as his next big story, Nikki is at first happy to have him ride along. But when Rook's inquiry concludes that Detective Heat has arrested the wrong man for the murder, everything changes.
Private india Patterson, James.
When Santosh Wagh isn't struggling out of a bottle of whisky, he's head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world's finest PI agency. In a city of over thirteen million, he has his work cut out at the best of times. But now someone is killing women - seemingly unconnected women murdered in a chilling ritual, with strange objects placed carefully at their death scenes.
Perfidia Ellroy, James.
The Japanese have bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States teeters on the edge of war. The roundup of allegedly treasonous Japanese Americans is about to begin. And in L.A., a Japanese family is found dead. Murder or ritual suicide?
Not my father's son Cumming, Alan.
In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career.
Malice Higashino, Keigo.
Acclaimed bestselling novelist Kunihiko Hidaka is found brutally murdered in his home on the night before he's planning to leave Japan and relocate to Vancouver. His body is found in his office, a locked room, within his locked house, by his wife and his best friend, both of whom have rock solid alibis. Or so it seems.
The job Evanovich, Janet.
The third book in the exciting and suspenseful Fox and O'Hare series from Janet Evanovich, #1 bestselling author of the iconic Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling author of the Monk series.
Hope to die Patterson, James.
Detective Alex Cross is being stalked by a psychotic genius, forced to play the deadliest game of his career. His loving wife Bree, the wise and lively Nana Mama, and his precious children have been ripped away. Terrified and desperate, Cross must give this madman what he wants if he has any chance of saving the most important people in his life. The stakes have never been higher: What will Cross sacrifice to save the ones he loves?
Ghost wanted Hart, Carolyn.
Bailey Ruth's supervisor, Wiggins, is worried about a dear old friend. The ghost of elegant Lorraine Marlow haunts a college library. Known as the Lady of the Roses, she plays matchmaker, using the fragrant flowers to pair up students. But someone's making mischief after hours, leaving roses strewn about the library, destroying a gargoyle, and stealing a valuable book. Concerned with Lorraine's reputation among the living, Wiggins dispatches the irrepressible redhead Bailey Ruth to investigate.
The escape Baldacci, David.
When John Puller's older brother Robert inexplicably escapes from the military's most secure prison, where he's being held for national security crimes, Puller finds himself part of an investigation to hunt down his own brother. As he digs more deeply into the case, Puller discovers troubling details about his brother's conviction and that someone is out there who doesn't want the truth to ever come out.
As you wish Elwes, Cary.
From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with co-stars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.
Cloche and dagger McKinlay, Jenn.
Scarlett's life is in the toilet, so when cousin Viv suggests Scarlett come to London, she hops on the next plane. Viv is the proprietor of a ladies' hat shop, and she wants Scarlett to finally join her in the business. A few surprises await Scarlett in London. First, she is met at the airport by Viv's hunky business manager. Second, Viv seems to be missing. No one is too concerned, until one of her clients is found dead wearing the cloche hat Viv made. Is Viv in trouble or is she in hiding?
Walking the walk Chodron, Pema.
Created to help listeners respond with compassion and awareness when the skills and insights they've acquired are put to the test. The teachings on these CDs are not about perfection or setting up unrealistic standards. Applicable in both good and difficult times and suitable for both new and longtime students, these are some of Buddhism's most fundamental and profound lessons for navigating with wisdom the delicate steps people must take on the spiritual journey.
The seeress of kell Eddings, David.
Time was running out for Garion and his companions in their quest to recover Garion's infant son and heir. If they could not locate the Place Which Is No More, then Zandramas, the Child of Dark, would use Garion's son in a rite that would raise the Dark Prophecy to eternal domination over the universe. Only the Seeress of Kell could reveal the site of that mysterious place, and she could only do that once Garion and Polgara had fulfilled an ancient prophecy in the mountain fastness of the Seers.
Orphan train Baker Kline, Christina.
A captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and the teenage girl whose own troubled adolescence leads her to seek answers to questions no one has ever thought to ask. A powerful tale of upheaval and resilience, second chances, and unexpected friendship.
Lying in wait Jance, J. A..
A shadow from Beaumont's past shows up after 30 years: an ex-girlfriend whose husband has been brutally murdered.
The lies of locke lamora Lynch, Scott.
Orphaned thief Locke Lamora finds his way into the employ of a conman-extraordinaire known as Chains. Under the tutelage of Chains, Locke and several other orphans form the Bastard Gentlemen, a group dedicated to profiting from trickery and deceit. However, the Bastard Gentlemen soon discovered that they are being used as pawns in a power struggle between an unknown entity and the city's most dangerous villain, Capa Barsavi
King of the murgos Eddings, David.
The infant son of Garion and Ce'Nedra had been foully kidnapped. And thus, they begin the great quest to rescue the child, with the immortal Belgarath the Sorcerer, his daughter Polgara the Sorceress, and inevitably the little Drasnian, Silk. Guided by the Orb of the god Aldur, their way leads through the foul swamps of Nyissa, then into the lands of the Murgos where they must face a horrible danger to not only themselves, but to all of mankind.
Blood money Perry, Thomas.
In author Thomas Perry's fifth mystery featuring Jane Whitefield, a Seneca Indian who helps desperate individuals disappear, Jane undertakes the simple task of hiding a young girl from the mafia. However, after a series of setbacks and unfortunate events, Jane finds herself taking on organized crime. Teaming up with a mobbed-up accountant, Jane plans on stealing billions of dollars from the mob and donating it to charity.
Yes please Poehler, Amy.
She offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much), like when to be funny and when to be serious.
The wild truth McCandless, Carine.
The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller, translated into thirty-one languages, and Sean Penn's inspirational film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame.
Waking up Harris, Sam.
For the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have 'all' been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Sam Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives. Therefore, that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow.
Robert b. parker's blind spot Coleman, Reed Farrel.
When Jesse is invited to a reunion of his old Triple-A team, he is forced to grapple with his memories and his regrets over what might have been. But his time at the reunion is cut short when a young woman is found murdered and her boyfriend, a son of one of Paradise's most prominent families, is missing and presumed kidnapped. There is a connection between the reunion and the crimes as Jesse discovers that one of his former teammates may in fact be his main suspect.
The monogram murders Hannah, Sophie.
Hercule Poirot's quiet supper in a London coffeehouse is interrupted when a young woman confides to him that she is about to be murdered. She is terrified, but begs Poirot not to find and punish her killer. Once she is dead, she insists, justice will have been done. Later that night, Poirot learns that three guests at a fashionable London Hotel have been murdered, and a cufflink has been placed in each one's mouth. Could there be a connection with the frightened woman?
The lost key Coulter, Catherine.
New FBI agent Nicholas Drummond and his partner, Mike Caine, are called to investigate a stabbing. In their investigation, they discover that the victim had devoted his life to discovering the whereabouts of a missing WWI U-boat hiding a stash of gold. When the victim's adult children disappear, the search for them takes them on an international manhunt, involving an eccentric billionaire industrialist with his own plans for the lost gold, and for creating a weapon of mass destruction.
The king's curse Gregory, Philippa.
Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen, to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors.
Jerry lee lewis - his own story Bragg, Rick.
A monumental figure on the American landscape, Jerry Lee Lewis spent his childhood raising hell in Ferriday, Louisiana, and Natchez, Mississippi, galvanized the world with hit records like Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On and Great Balls of Fire, that gave rock and roll its devil's edge, caused riots and boycotts with his incendiary performances, performed with everyone from Elvis Presley to Keith Richards to Bruce Springsteen to Kid Rock-and survived it all.
Wyoming slaughter Johnstone, William W..
No Whiskey? No Women? No Peace. It was a law Cotton Pickens never asked for and never wanted to enforce. But due to the vigilance of the Women's Temperance Society, and the timidity of their businessmen husbands, the town of Doubtful, Wyoming, is going dry. As of January 1st, no exceptions and no turning back.
World war z Brooks, Max.
The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched firsthand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world. He recorded the testimony of men, women, and sometimes children who came face to face with the living, or at least the undead, hell of that dreadful time.
Working stiff Melinek, M.D., Judy.
The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's 'rookie season' as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex, that shaped her as both a physician and a mother.
Westward the tide L'Amour, Louis.
Promised a boat-load of gold and a chance to woo the girl of his dreams, gritty Matt Bardoul accepts a job to take a wagon full of goods out west. However, when the journey sours and someone tries to gun him down, Matt realizes that he may have been set up.
Six ways from sunday Johnstone, William W..
Cotton Pickens' parents had a cussed sense of humor, but there's nothing funny about the way the man can draw a gun. Now he's in the middle of a mining camp district slowly being crushed under the iron fist of another misnamed, hardheaded fellow, Carter Scruples. With Cotton facing off against Scruples, a beautiful young woman caught in-between, and a band of outlaws living high and mighty in a dry-docked Pullman Palace Car, the town of Swamp Creek is surely going to get blown sky high. And when time comes to put the pieces back together again, Cotton will do his picking one bullet at a time.
Selected shorts: new american stories Hemon, Aleksandar.
Recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City and at venues across the United States, these audio anthologies feature short stories from the Selected Shorts radio program aired nationwide. More than 300,000 listeners have tuned in to these spellbinding tales read aloud by an assortment of terrific actors, here is collection of four stories centered on contemporary American life and dreams lost and then found.
The riders of high rock L'Amour, Louis.
Hopalong rode into cattle country east of the California line looking for his friend Red Connors. He found Red holed up in a mountain cave with a bullet in his side and a story to tell. The ranchers around Tascotal had been losing stock, and when Red caught the rustlers in the act, they shot him and left him for dead. Now it's up to Hopalong to track down the rustlers and put an end to their criminal ways.
Neurosculpting for stress relief Wimberger, Lisa.
Offering meditation techniques supported by neuroscientific research, Wimberger guides listeners through practices for scanning the body to reveal and release the stagnant energy of stress, using the breath to strengthen a healthy response to difficult situations, clearing away unhealthy patterns that reinforce stress and replacing them with health-promoting behaviors, and more.
A man called ove Backman, Fredrik.
Ove is the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove's mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats and unexpected friendships.
Harbor island Neggers, Carla.
FBI agent Emma Sharpe has been investigating the heist of an ancient Celtic cross for a decade. Ever since, she receives a replica of the cross after every new theft. Emma is led to a dead body in Boston Harbor and finds the victim holding a similar cross. She and fiance Colin Donovan are certain there is more to this than meets the eye. Emma and Colin must face questions about their relationship, but first, they must outwit one of the smartest, most ruthless killers they've ever encountered.
Calling me home Kibler, Julie.
Eighty-nine-year-old Isabelle McAllister has a big favor to ask her hairdresser, Dorrie. She wants the black single mother to drop everything and drive her from Texas to a funeral in Ohio, tomorrow. Dorrie, fleeing problems of her own and curious about Isabelle's past, agrees, not knowing it will be a journey that changes both their lives.
The bone clocks Mitchell, David.
Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: A sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as 'the radio people,' Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life.
Blue labyrinth Preston, Douglas.
A long-buried family secret resurfaces when one of Aloysius Pendergast's most implacable enemies shows up on his doorstep as a murdered corpse. The mystery has all the hallmarks of the perfect murder. The gem leads Pendergast to an abandoned mine on the shore of California's desolate Salton Sea, which in turn propels him on a journey of discovery deep into his family's sinister past.
Beautiful you Palahniuk, Chuck.
Penny Harrigan is a low-level associate in a big Manhattan law firm with an apartment in Queens and no love life at all. So it comes as a great shock when she finds herself invited to dinner by one C. Linus Maxwell, a software mega-billionaire and lover of the most gorgeous and accomplished women on earth.
The wolf in winter Connolly, John.
The community of Prosperous has always thrived when others have suffered. Its inhabitants are wealthy, its children secure. It shuns outsiders. It guards its own. The death of a homeless man and his missing daughter draw the private investigator Charlie Parker to town. In him the town and its protectors sense a threat graver than any they have ever faced, and Parker will encounter his most vicious opponents yet. Charlie Parker has been marked to die so that Prosperous may survive.
We are not ourselves Thomas, Matthew.
When Eileen meets Ed Leary, a scientist whose bearing is nothing like the men she grew up with, she thinks she's found the perfect partner. They marry, and Eileen quickly discovers Ed doesn't aspire to the same, ever bigger stakes in the American Dream. Eileen encourages her husband to want more: a better job, better friends, a better house, but as years pass it becomes clear that his growing reluctance is part of a deeper psychological shift.
War dogs Bear, Greg.
They came in peace, bearing gifts. The Gurus were a highly advanced species who brought useful and sophisticated technology to Earth. They warned of a far more malevolent life form who had hounded them across the cosmos. They're called the Antagonists, or Antags, and they have already taken Mars. Enter Master Sergeant Michael Venn, who, with his band of brothers, goes on a mission to turn back the Antag tide. But they will face impossible odds just to survive.
Prince lestat Rice, Anne.
The vampire world is in crisis. Vampires have been proliferating out of control, burnings and huge massacres have commenced all over the world. Old vampires, roused from slumber in the earth, are doing the bidding of a Voice commanding that they indiscriminately burn vampire-mavericks in cities from Paris and Mumbai to Hong Kong, Kyoto, and San Francisco. The supernatural creatures come together to seek out who - or what - the Voice is, and to discover the secret of what it desires and why.
Pegasus Steel, Danielle.
Late 1930's Germany: Best friends Alex von Hemmerle and Nicolas von Bingen, titled childhood friends with neighboring estates, are witnessing the rise of Nazism when Nick's father reveals the long-buried secret of his son's partial Jewish ancestry. Warned by highly placed friends to flee, the only treasures Nick and his sons can take are two dazzling Lipizzaner horses, gifts from Alex. These powerful and majestic creatures become their ticket to a new life waiting across the ocean.
Nora webster Toibin, Colm.
Widowed at forty, with four children and not enough money, Nora has lost the love of her life, Maurice, the man who rescued her from the stifling world to which she was born. And now she fears she may be drawn back into it. Wounded, strong-willed, clinging to secrecy in a tiny community where everyone knows your business, Nora is drowning in her own sorrow and blind to the suffering of her young sons, who have lost their father. Yet she has moments of stunning empathy and kindness.
Mr. miracle Macomber, Debbie.
Harry Mills is a guardian angel on a mission: help twenty-four-year-old Addie Folsom get her life back on track-and, if the right moment strikes, help her find love. Posing as a teacher at a local college in Tacoma, Washington, Harry is up to the task, but not even he can predict the surprises that lay in store.
Mean streak Brown, Sandra.
Emory disappears on a mountain road. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Police suspect Jeff of 'instant divorce,' Emory, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name. As her husband's deception is revealed, and the FBI closes in on her captor, Emory begins to wonder if the man with no name is, in fact, her rescuer.
Havana storm Cussler, Clive.
While investigating a toxic outbreak in the Caribbean Sea that could threaten the United States, Pitt unwittingly becomes involved in something even more dangerous: a post-Castro power struggle for the control of Cuba. Meanwhile, Pitt's children, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer Summer, are on their own investigation, which brings them to Cuba too, and squarely into harm's way. The three have been in desperate situations before, but perhaps never quite as dire as the one facing them now.
Excellent sheep Deresiewicz, William.
A sharp look at the high-pressure conveyor belt that begins with parents and counselors who demand perfect grades and culminates in the skewed applications Deresiewicz saw firsthand as a member of Yale's admissions committee. As schools shift focus from the humanities to 'practical' subjects like economics and computer science, students are losing the ability to think in innovative ways.
Desert god Smith, Wilbur.
On the gleaming banks of the Nile, the brilliant Taita-slave and advisor to the Pharaoh-finds himself at the center of a vortex of passion, intrigue, and danger. His quest to destroy the Hyksos army and form an alliance with Crete takes him on an epic journey up the Nile, through Arabia and the magical city of Babylon, and across the open seas.
Deadline Sandford, John.
In Southeast Minnesota, a school board meeting is coming to an end. The board chairman announces that the rest of the meeting will be closed, due to personnel issues. The proposal up for a vote before them is whether to authorize the killing of a local reporter. The vote is favorable. Meanwhile, Virgil Flowers is helping out a friend, when he gets a call from Lucas Davenport. A murdered body has been found, and the victim is a local reporter.
Blood magick Roberts, Nora.
Branna O'Dwyer fully embraces the legends and traditions of Ireland in her life and in her work as the proprietor of the Dark Witch shop. Branna's strength and selflessness hold together a close circle of friends and family, but there's a single thing missing in her life: love. She had it once with Fin, but a shared future is forbidden by history and blood. Though they succumb to the heat between them, there can be no promises for tomorrow. A storm of shadows threatens everything they hold dear.
By winter's light Laurens, Stephanie.
In December 1837, the young adults of the Cynster clan are celebrating the family Christmas at snowbound Casphairn Manor. Led by Sebastian, Lucilla, and Marcus, the upcoming generation has its own plans for the holiday season.The occasion brings together Daniel Crosbie, boys' tutor, and Claire Meadows, widow and Cynster governess, and the embers of an unexpected passion smolder between them, even while Claire believes a second marriage is not in her stars.
Bittersweet McCullough, Colleen.
Colleen McCullough weaves a sweeping story of two sets of twins, all trained as nurses but each with her own ambitions, stepping into womanhood in 1920s and '30s Australia.
Angels walking Kingsbury, Karen.
National baseball star Tyler Ames suffers a career-ending injury, all he can think about is putting his life back together. He has lost everyone he loves on his way to the big leagues. Then just when things seem to be turning around, Tyler hits rock bottom. Tyler's one true love Sami has moved on. Small miracles leads Tyler to a maintenance job at a retirement home and a friendship with Virginia Hutcheson, an old woman with Alzheimer's who strangely might have the answers he seeks.
A.d. 30 Dekker, Ted.
A sweeping epic set in the harsh deserts of Arabia and ancient Palestine. A war that rages between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart. The harrowing journey of the woman at the center of it all. The story of Jesus in a way never experienced before. Step back in time to the year, Anno Domini, 30.
Much obliged, Jeeves Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975.
Bertie travels to see an old friend who is running for a seat in the House of Commons. When he arrives, he is surprised to discover that his friend is now engaged to Florence Craye, Bertie's former fiancee. Now in addition to helping his friend earn his seat in the House of Commons, Bertie must also try to convince him to leave Florence, who is a dreadfully dull and controlling woman.
Opposition Armentrout, Jennifer L..
Katy knows the world changed the night the Luxen came. She can't believe Daemon welcomed his race or stood by as his kind threatened to obliterate every last human and hybrid on Earth. But the lines between good and bad have blurred, and love has become an emotion that could destroy her, could destroy them all.
Infinity ring - eternity De La Pena, Matt.
Dak, Sera, and Riq have fixed the Great Breaks in history, but the SQ isn't beaten yet, and the biggest, boldest Infinity Ring adventure of all time has just begun!
Isla and the happily ever after Perkins, Stephanie.
Falling in love in the world's most romantic city is easy for hopeless dreamer Isla and introspective artist Josh. But as they begin their senior year at the School of America in Paris, Isla and Josh are quickly forced to deal with the heartbreaking reality that happily-ever-afters aren't always forever.
The black reckoning Stephens, John.
Emma has been kidnapped by the Dire Magnus, and siblings Kate and Michael go on a mission to rescue her. On top of that, Emma must locate the last of the magical Books of Beginning, the Book of Death, before the Dire Magnus does. As the fabric of time begins to fray, Emma becomes the final piece of the puzzle. Only if she can master the powers of this most dangerous book will they be able to save the world from the deadly final confrontation between magical and ordinary people.
The warded man part 2 Brett, Peter V..
A Messenger teaches young Arlen that fear, more than the demons, has crippled humanity. Leesha finds her perfect life destroyed by a simple lie, and is reduced to gathering herbs for an old woman more fearsome than the demons at night. And Rojer's life is changed forever when a traveling minstrel comes to his town and plays his fiddle. These three children know that there is more to the world than what they've been told, if only they can risk leaving their safe wards to find it.
The warded man part 1 Brett, Peter V..
As darkness falls after sunset, the corelings rise, demons who possess supernatural powers and burn with a consuming hatred of humanity. Now, with hope for the future fading, three young survivors of vicious demon attacks will dare the impossible, stepping beyond the crumbling safety of the wards (symbols of power whose origins are lost in myth and whose protection is terrifyingly fragile) to risk everything in a desperate quest to regain the secrets of the past.
Conform Beck, Glenn.
Glenn Beck uncovers the politically motivated truth behind the continual failures of the American educational system and offers real, tangible solutions for change. The debate over education rages hotter than ever. Going point by point with a well-reasoned, fact-based analysis, Beck proves that it's not more money schools need, it's a complete refocusing of priorities and a total restructuring of the relationship between local schools and the federal government.
Brief encounters Cavett, Dick.
The legendary talk show host Dick Cavett introduces the fascinating characters who have crossed his path, from James Gandolfini and John Lennon to Mel Brooks and Nora Ephron, enhancing the appreciation of their talent, their personalities, and their place in the pantheon.
The bankers' new clothes Admati, Anat.
What is wrong with today's banking system? The past few years have shown that risks in banking can impose significant costs on the economy. Many claim, however, that a safer banking system would require sacrificing lending and economic growth. The Bankers' New Clothes examines this claim and the narratives used by bankers, politicians, and regulators to rationalize the lack of reform, exposing them as invalid.
Minerva Chesney, Marion.
Minerva marks the delightful debut of The Six Sisters, a family saga in six volumes that will recount the romantic adventures of the six marriageable daughters of a country vicar, the Reverend Charles Armitage, in Regency England. The eldest, Minerva, is enchantingly beautiful-but a prude. She lives in the country looking after her siblings while her mother reclines on a chaise longue happily inventing new malaises. Her father, a vicar of decidedly secular inclinations, indulges a hearty passion for hunting instead of worrying about the girls' dowries. But when he wants to send his boys to Eton, the money must be found-and how better than by marrying Minerva off to a man of fortune?
The laughing monsters Johnson, Denis.
Roland Nair returns to Freetown to reunite with his friend Michael Adriko to meet Adriko's fiancee, Davidia. Together the three set out to visit Adriko's clan in the Uganda-Congo borderland. Nair gets mired in betrayal in a landscape of violence as he travels with them, gets smuggled into a war zone, kidnapped by the Congo Army, and terrorized by a self-proclaimed god ruling over a dying village. Their journey leads the three to meet themselves not in a new light, but rather in a new darkness.
House of chains Erikson, Steven.
House of Chains A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen In Northern Genabackis, a raiding party of savage tribal warriors descends from the mountains into the southern flatlands. Their intention is to wreak havoc amongst the despised lowlanders, but for the one named Karsa Orlong, it marks the beginning of what will prove to be an extraordinary destiny.
Good manners for nice people who sometimes say f*ck Alkon, Amy.
Many people who are nice are frequently at a loss for guidelines about how to be a good person who deals effectively with the onslaught of rudeness. Real advice for today with more than a touch of humor.
The edison effect Pajer, Bernadette.
When Thomas Edison asks for information, most feel to give it. Not university professor Benjamin Bradshaw. Not when the question concerns a device conceived in anger and harnessed for murder. Bradshaw hopes the mysterious invention remains lost in Elliott Bay. But when an electrician is found dead, Bradshaw suspects a dangerous game has been set in motion. With no other option, he does the unthinkable and prepares to face his greatest fears. Whatever the outcome, there will be no going back.
Death and honor Griffin, W. E. B..
The year is 1943, and Argentina is officially neutral but crawling with every kind of spy, sympathizer, and military official imaginable. Cletus Frade is a Marine fighter pilot ace recruited as a spy by the Office of Strategic Services. He has strong family ties to Argentina and a lot on his hands. The OSS is very interested in Nazi operations in Argentina, and Frade must somehow find out a little more without getting killed.
The children act McEwan, Ian.
London High Court Judge Fiona Maye presides over a sensitive case involving a family of Jehovah's Witnesses who won't allow their seventeen-year-old son to get a lifesaving blood transfusion because it conflicts with their religious beliefs. Meanwhile, Fiona's husband, Jack, has just left home, and she begins to feel the pressures of both resolving the case and saving her crumbling marriage.
The honourable schoolboy Le Carre, John.
When a mole infiltrates The Circus, legendary British Secret Service operative George Smiley, determined to restore the agency's fragile reputation and exact some revenge, sends his own agent, Jerry Westerby, to East Asia to disrupt Soviet operations.
Paris match Woods, Stuart.
"Stone Barrington has returned to Paris to attend to some business concerns, and finds himself embroiled in high-stakes trouble on both sides of the pond. An old enemy is still in hot pursuit, and this time he might have a powerful local resource on his side: a gentleman with his own ax to grind against Stone. And back in the United States, the swirling rumor mill threatens to derail a project of vital importance not just to Stone but to the nation. Though Stone is no stranger to peril, never before has he faced threats from so many directions at once"--