The Peach Keeper: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)

By Sarah Addison Allen

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It’s the doubtful contrast of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from an outstanding previous Southern kinfolk of implies that met with bankruptcy generations in the past. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by way of Willa’s great-great-grandfather and as soon as the best domestic in partitions of Water, North Carolina—has stood for years as a monument to misfortune and scandal. Willa has in recent times discovered that an previous classmate—socialite Paxton Osgood—has restored the home to its former glory, with plans to show it right into a top-flight hotel. but if a skeleton is located buried underneath the property’s lone peach tree, long-kept secrets and techniques come to mild, followed by way of a spate of odd occurrences during the city. Thrust jointly in an not likely friendship, united through a full-blooded secret, Willa and Paxton needs to confront the passions and betrayals that after certain their families—and discover the truths that experience transcended time to the touch the hearts of the living.

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The Time Quake (The Gideon Trilogy)

By Linda Buckley-Archer

Time itself is splintering. If the catastrophic effects of time shuttle at the moment are very unlikely to disregard, Lord Luxon purely has eyes for its remarkable percentages. He has his points of interest set on no lesser prize than the US. kidnapped to 1763, Peter and Kate start to needless to say background has arrived at its tipping element. Adrift in time, Kate transforms into an oracle, capable of see the long run as simply because the earlier. whereas Gideon does all he can to aid, he's stricken by the data that The Tar guy, his nemesis, is additionally his personal brother. As they pursue him during the darkish streets of eighteenth-century London, and the time quakes start, Peter realises that this monster may well carry the destiny of we all in his fingers.

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Meursault, contre-enquête

By Kamel Daoud

Cet homme qui soliloque dans un bar, nuit après nuit, c’est le frère de l’Arabe tué par un convinced Meursault dans un célèbre roman du XXe siècle. Soixante-dix ans après les faits, rage et frustration inentamées, le vieillard rend un nom et une histoire au mort resté "l'Arabe" jusqu'ici. Un roman profond sur les héritages qui conditionnent le présent et sur le pouvoir exceptionnel de l. a. littérature pour dire le réel.

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Revenge of the Sith: Illustrated Screenplay: Star Wars: Episode III

By George Lucas

EPISODE III–THE ONE AND in simple terms reliable SCREENPLAY, to be had exclusively in book structure, together with scenes that didn't look within the motion picture itself!

This is the total, ultimate screenplay written by means of George Lucas, as introduced to lifestyles sooner than the cameras by means of a stellar forged of performers and an exceptional group of lighting tricks wizards.

take pleasure in a unprecedented and interesting director’s-eye-view of all of the motion, the entire mythical characters, and every of the unique worlds from technology fiction cinema’s maximum saga, because it comes complete circle. and because of the photographs from the ultimate lower of the motion picture itself, you’ll be capable to visualize the journey because it opened up through the taking pictures of Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

For the entire Star Wars fan and filmmaking fanatic alike, this notable publication is a necessary a part of the Star Wars experience.

Features an advantage part following the radical that features a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over part a dozen excerpts from essentially the most popular Star Wars books of the final thirty years!

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No Fortune Son (Pike Logan, Book 7)

By Brad Taylor

Within the most up-to-date army mystery from the retired Delta strength Operator and long island instances bestselling writer, a hostage scenario areas America’s strongest political elite on the mercy of its worst enemies.

When veteran operator Pike Logan and associate Jennifer Cahill obtain a letter from Blaisdell Consulting—the umbrella disguise corporation for his or her actual organization, a best mystery counterterrorist unit referred to as the Taskforce—they anticipate orders for his or her subsequent mission-impossible tasking. as an alternative, they study that their most modern activities have got them fired, regardless of having kept hundreds of thousands of blameless lives.

Pike’s surprise and fury is redirected whilst their commander, Colonel Kurt Hale, asks him and Jennifer for aid with a private subject: His niece Kylie, an alternate pupil in England, has long past lacking. Neither Pike nor Jennifer is aware how severe her disappearance will become.

Meanwhile, all Taskforce groups were redirected to a constructing scenario. A Revolutionary Organization 17 November has certain army relations of key contributors of the U.S. executive, together with the vice president’s son. Their seizure of hostages used to be far-reaching and meticulously coordinated, and the entire quantity of the threat—and capability demands—has thrown the govt. into turmoil. They face a bad selection: stop counter-terrorist operations, or watch hostages die one after the other. How a lot is a unmarried existence worthy? except the Taskforce can decipher the internet of lies devised by means of their enemies, the us is set to discover out.

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Dragon Sim-13 (The Green Berets) (Volume 2)

By Bob Mayer

From Publishers Weekly Mayer stick with up Eyes of the Hammer with a pulsing techno-thriller set in June 1989. As chinese language scholars are death in Tiananmen sq., the U.S. phases Dragon SIM-13--a regimen desktop workout related to a simulated detailed Forces raid on a chinese language oil pipeline. however the software has been written by way of general practitioner Meng, a refugee decided to strike a blow opposed to his onetime tormentors in Beijing, and Sgt. Dave Riley and his eco-friendly Beret A-team locate themselves really in China, confronting catastrophe while a helicopter crash leaves part the boys stranded in antagonistic territory. Mayer, a professional on particular struggle operations, convincingly provides a scenario during which nobody in authority can rather think the unexpected connection among computing device displays and genuine lifestyles. He both effectively demonstrates how lower-echelon uncritical obedience to orders could make feel separately yet upload as much as absurdity. The book's maximum power, even though, is its tale line. particularly, the ultimate rescue mission--featuring a hotshot woman helicopter pilot--is a nail-biter within the top culture of experience fiction. Copyright Reed enterprise details, Inc. From Library magazine Meng, a chinese language machine specialist operating for a top-secret American facility at citadel Meade, focuses on simulation actions for distinct Forces. while he makes a decision to make simulated Dragon SIM-13 genuine, the buttons he pushes manage an complicated invasion of mainland China to wreck an oil pipeline. Captains Mitchell and Riley head the crew flying in on helicopters. while one of many helicopters crashes, the repercussions are enormous--no one within the States is familiar with a few genuine invasion, other than Meng; and extremely few within the a long way East have any wisdom. A bold rescue by way of pilot Jean lengthy, spouse of Mitchell, produces a climax with adequate suspense and motion to meet the main jaded of mystery enthusiasts. the writer of Eyes of the Hammer supplies one other rousing story. - Robert H. Dona hugh, previously with Youngstown & Mahoning Cty. P.L., Ohio Copyright 1992 Reed enterprise info, Inc. the golf green Beret sequence: Eyes of the Hammer Dragon Sim-13 Synbat minimize Out Eternity Base Z

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La mujer loba ataca de nuevo

By Leo Maslíah

Los angeles mujer loba ataca de nuevo reúne cuatro relatos más o menos extensos del escritor y cantautor uruguayo Leo Maslíah. Uno de esos relatos, "El estudiante", es inédito, mientras que los otros three sólo habían sido publicados en Uruguay. Con tramas que a veces nos hacen preguntarnos si realmente presentan historias, situaciones y personajes, l. a. mujer loba ataca de nuevo es un auténtico libro del universo masliahno.

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Corazón tan blanco (Spanish Edition)

Una extraordinaria novela sobre los secretos y las sospechas que, poco a poco, van tiñendo los corazones blancos hasta que dejan de serlo
 
Pocos meses después de su viaje de novios y sin aún haber podido, o querido, adaptarse a su cambio de estado, Juan se entera casi sin querer de que Teresa, los angeles primera mujer de su padre, se hand overó los angeles vida al regreso de su propia luna de miel. Sólo una character conoce el porqué y ha guardado durante años ese oscuro secreto. A partir de ese momento, el narrador sentirá un creciente malestar —un “presentimiento de desastre”— respecto a su recién inaugurado matrimonio, e intuirá que los angeles explicación tal vez esté en el pasado y por tanto en su propio origen. Lejos de un investigador, el narrador de esta novela es todo lo contrario —un hombre que prefiere no saber, consciente de lo peligroso que resulta escuchar y de que, una vez oídas, las cosas ya no pueden olvidarse.
 
Impresionante y conmovedora, Corazón tan blanco sutilmente desarrolla una fascinante doble acción: l. a. del pasado misterioso y amenazante, y los angeles del presente inestable y amenazado. 

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Reach for Tomorrow (Arthur C. Clarke Collection: Short Stories)

By Arthur C. Clarke

This number of brief tales brings quite a few lesser-known works from the world's ultimate grasp of technological know-how fiction jointly for the 1st time. succeed in for day after today contains twelve hugely memorable tales. integrated is "Rescue Party," a brief tale that can have served as an beginning tale for the well known Rama series.

As a cross-section of Clarke's paintings, achieve For the following day is astonishingly different. Readers will locate stories ranging in scope from the time of the dinosaurs to the unimaginably far away destiny; destinations as far-flung as far-off galaxies and as shut as London; and voyages to the heart of the earth and past the celebrities. it is a enjoyable and engaging learn for any fan of Clarke or technological know-how fiction normally.

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