One Good Turn: A Novel

By Kate Atkinson

"Atkinson's vivid voice jewelry on each web page, and her sly and wry observations circulation the plot as quickly as suspense turns the pages of a thriller."-San Francisco Chronicle

Two years after the occasions of Case Histories left him a retired millionaire, Jackson Brodie has Julia, his occasional female friend and previous buyer, to Edinburgh for its recognized summer season arts competition. but if he witnesses a guy being brutally attacked in a traffic congestion - the plain sufferer of an severe case of street rage - a series of occasions is decided in movement that would pull the spouse of an unscrupulous genuine property rich person, a timid yet winning crime novelist, and a hardheaded lady police detective into Jackson's orbit. all at once out of retirement, Jackson is once more in the middle of numerous mysteries that intersect in a single large and sinister scheme.
"Compelling and regularly entertaining." -USA Today

"One reliable Turn crackles with strength and imagination." -Chicago Tribune

"Atkinson's tart prose sparkles." -Entertainment Weekly

"Entertaining either as a homicide secret and as a sprawling multi-character learn within the top post-Nashville tradition." -The Onion

"A amazing feat of storytelling bravado." -Washington Post

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The War of the Worlds

The struggle of the Worlds is a technology fiction novel by way of English writer H. G. Wells. It first seemed in serialized shape in 1897, released at the same time in Pearson's journal within the united kingdom and Cosmopolitan journal within the US. the 1st visual appeal in e-book shape was once released by way of William Heinemann of London in 1898. it's the first-person narrative of an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and that of his more youthful brother in London as Earth is invaded by way of Martians. Written among 1895 and 1897, it really is one of many earliest tales that element a clash among mankind and an extraterrestrial race. the radical is among the so much commented-on works within the technological know-how fiction canon. The warfare of the Worlds has elements, booklet One: the arriving of the Martians and publication : The Earth lower than the Martians. The narrator, a philosophically vulnerable writer, struggles to come to his spouse whereas seeing the Martians lay waste to the southern kingdom outdoor London. e-book One additionally imparts the event of his brother, additionally unnamed, who describes occasions as they become worse within the capital, forcing him to flee the Martian onslaught by way of boarding a paddle steamer close to Tillingham, at the Essex coast.

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Inhuman (Book 5) (Post-Human Series)

By David Simpson

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BOOK DESCRIPTION: Inhuman is e-book five in the bestselling, award-winning, technology fiction destroy hit phenomenon, Post-Human sequence. This 400-plus pages, 109k note epic technological know-how fiction event tale (twice so long as the other person ebook within the sequence for a similar low $2.99 price-point) readers gets to rejoin all the characters they fell in love with alongside the best way within the past four books. Inhuman not just ties the 1st 4 books jointly, it additionally broadens the secret, introduces a brand new villain, one who has been lurking within the history all through, and that would trump any villain within the background of suspense literature, movie, or technological know-how fiction. V-SINN is its identify, and, and during this epic mystery, it may possibly simply be an excessive amount of for the post-humans to address. Inhuman is to the Post-Human technology fiction sequence as The Empire moves Back used to be to Star Wars--the heart act while revelations emerge, outdated sins come again to hang-out, and the mysterious trip of the heroes that readers have fallen in love with deepens, darkens, and entertains to an entire new point. Post-Human enthusiasts, technological know-how fiction fanatics, and enthusiasts of mystery, motion, suspense and experience fiction might be now not be disillusioned with this epic center act! Enjoy!

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Silken Prey: A Lucas Davenport Novel

By John Sandford

Murder. Scandal. Politics. And one billionaire heiress so harmful in such a lot of ways.

It’s the explosive new Lucas Davenport mystery from the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer.

All hell has damaged free within the capital. An influential kingdom senator has been stuck with anything very, very nasty on his workplace desktop. The governor can’t think it—the senator’s method too clever for that, no matter if he's from the opposite occasion. Something’s no longer right.

As Davenport investigates, the path results in a political fixer who has disappeared, then—troublingly—to the Minneapolis police division itself, and such a lot unsettling of all, to a girl who may perhaps supply Machiavelli classes in manipulation. She has very sure principles concerning the manner the realm may still work—along with the money, ruthlessness, and cold-blooded will to make it occur.

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Dracula (Step-Up Adventures)

By Stephanie Spinner, Bram Stoker

String garlic via the window and grasp a go round your neck! the main strong vampire of all time returns in our Stepping Stone vintage adaption of the unique story by way of Bran Stoker. keep on with Johnathan Harker, Mina Harker, and Dr. Abraham van Helsing as they observe the genuine nature of evil. Their conflict to damage count number Dracula takes them from the crags of his fortress to the streets of London... and again back.

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The King of Torts: A Novel

By John Grisham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The place of work of the general public Defender isn't often called a coaching flooring for brilliant younger litigators. Clay Carter has been there too lengthy and, like so much of his colleagues, goals of a higher task in a true enterprise. whilst he reluctantly takes the case of a guy charged with a random road killing, he assumes it is only one other of the various mindless murders that hit D.C. each week.

As he digs into the history of his buyer, Clay stumbles on a conspiracy too terrible to think. He unexpectedly unearths himself in the midst of a fancy case opposed to one of many greatest pharmaceutical businesses on this planet and searching on the type of huge, immense cost that might absolutely switch his life—that could make him, nearly in a single day, the criminal profession’s most up-to-date king of torts.

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The Third Secret: A Novel

By Steve Berry

Explosive in either its velocity and its revelations, The 3rd secret's a extraordinary foreign mystery. Bestselling writer Steve Berry tackles one of the most arguable rules of our time in a breakneck trip in the course of the background of the Church and the way forward for religion.

Fatima, Portugal, 1917: The Virgin Mary looks to 3 peasant little ones, sharing with them 3 secrets and techniques, of that are quickly published to the realm. The 3rd secret's sealed away within the Vatican, learn merely through popes, and never disclosed until eventually the yr 2000. while printed, its quizzical tone and anticlimactic nature depart many trustworthy considering if the Church has really unveiled all the Virgin Mary’s words–or if a message way more very important has been left within the shadows.

Vatican urban, latest: Papal secretary Father Colin Michener is worried for the Pope. evening after stressed evening, Pope Clement XV enters the Vatican’s Riserva, the distinctive archive open purely to popes, the place the Church’s such a lot clandestine and debatable files are kept. notwithstanding uncertain of the main points, Michener is aware that the Pope’s misery stems from the revelations of Fatima.

Equally involved, yet no longer out of any experience of compassion, is Alberto Cardinal Valendrea, the Vatican’s Secretary of State,. Valendrea desperately covets the papacy, having narrowly misplaced out to Clement on the final conclave. Now the Pope’s curiosity in Fatima threatens to discover a stunning historical fact that Valendrea has stored to himself for plenty of years.

When Pope Clement sends Michener to the Romanian highlands, then to a Bosnian holy website, looking for a priest–possibly one of many final humans in the world who is aware Mary’s actual message–a perilous set of occasions unfolds. Michener reveals himself embroiled in homicide, suspicion, suicide, deceit, and his forbidden ardour for a loved lady. In a determined look for solutions, he travels to Pope Clement’s birthplace in Germany, the place he learns that the 3rd mystery of Fatima may well dictate the very destiny of the Church–a destiny now mendacity in Michener’s personal arms.

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Lottery Boy

By Michael Byrne

In a gripping mystery with a touch of Oliver Twist, a road child and his puppy are chasing an not likely fortune — and dodging the thugs who could thieve it.

Twelve-year-old Bully has misplaced his mum and his previous lifestyles. dwelling tough at the streets of London along with his puppy, Jack, he can’t think a destiny. yet in the future he reveals, tucked inside of his so much adored possession—the final birthday card his mom ever gave him—a lottery price tag he got her. And it’s a winner. A big winner. unexpectedly there’s desire, if in simple terms he can get to his prize on time! yet simply as Bully’s customers open up, peril closes in. Now ruthless gangsters are in scorching pursuit, and everybody desires a bit of him. Whom can he belief to assist him retrieve what is his? or even if Bully does declare all that money, will he relatively be profitable what he wishes such a lot? Michael Byrne's thrill-packed debut gives you the emotionally charged tale of a boy whose good fortune has replaced for the higher, if in basic terms he can live on lengthy sufficient to assert it.

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We Are Pirates

By Daniel Handler

A boat has long gone lacking. items were stolen. there's blood within the water. it's the twenty-first century and a staff of pirates is terrorizing the San Francisco Bay.

Phil is a husband, a father, a suffering radio manufacturer, and the landlord of a giant house with a view of the water. yet he'd prefer to be a insurgent and a fortune hunter.

Gwen is his daughter. She's fourteen. She's a scholar, a swimmer, and a ally. yet she'd wish to be an adventurer and an outlaw.

Phil groups up along with his younger, appealing assistant. They head for the open highway, attending a convention to seal a deal.

Gwen groups up with a brand new, fierce good friend and a few stressed souls. They head for the open sea, stealing a ship to seek for treasure.

We Are Pirates is a unique approximately our determined searches for happiness and freedom, approximately our wild trips past the bounds of our traditional lives.

Also, it is a couple of teenage woman who pulls jointly a ragtag team to devote mayhem within the San Francisco Bay, whereas her hapless father attempts to get her home.

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Afterlight

By Alex Scarrow

The realm lies devastated after the large oil obstacle that was once defined in final mild. Human society has roughly completely damaged down and hundreds of thousands lie lifeless of hunger or ailment. There are just one or beacon groups that experience controlled to type a brand new lifestyle. Jenny Sutherland runs the sort of teams. in response to a chain of decaying offshore oil rigs - for safeguard - a number of hundred humans have rebuilt a semblance of normality during this in a different way lifeless international. yet as Jenny and her humans discover their atmosphere once more, they begin to grasp no longer each survivor has an analogous imaginative and prescient of a higher destiny than their catastrophic prior. There are humans available in the market who could take every thing they've got. struggle is coming, and the stakes are really colossal ...

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