To Fetch a Thief: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (The Chet and Bernie Mystery Series)

By Spencer Quinn

Within the 3rd booklet within the amazing New York Times bestselling sequence that includes a adorable and clever puppy narrator, Chet and Bernie move lower than the large best to unravel the main not going lacking individuals (and animals!) case ever.

Chet has smelled loads of strange issues in his years as relied on spouse and associate to P.I. Bernie Little, yet not anything has ready him for the unique scents he encounters while an old school touring circus involves city. Bernie rankings tickets to this less-than-greatest show-on-earth simply because his son Charlie is loopy approximately elephants. the one challenge is that Peanut, the headlining pachyderm of this actual one-ring circus, has long gone missing—along along with her coach, Uri DeLeath. Stranger nonetheless, nobody observed them depart. How does an elephant vanish with out a trace?

At first there’s not anything Bernie and Chet can do—it’s a police topic they usually don't have any status within the case. yet then they’re employed through Popo the Clown, who has his personal purposes for eager to discover what has turn into of the mysteriously lacking duo. After Chet takes a number of sniffs in Peanut’s trailer and selections up her distinctive smell, he and Bernie are in scorching pursuit, heading distant from the brilliant lighting of the touring exhibit and into the darkish wilderness night.

Some very risky humans would like that Chet and Bernie disappear for stable and may visit any lengths to make that ensue. around the border in Mexico and separated from Bernie, Chet needs to use all his normal power and puppy smarts to aim to avoid wasting himself—not to say Bernie and a decidedly uncooperative Peanut, too.

To Fetch a Thief exhibits why readers in every single place have fallen head-over-paws in love with the Chet and Bernie secret sequence. Top-notch suspense, humor, and perception into the methods our dogs partners imagine and behave make this the main unique and impossible to resist booklet within the sequence but.

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Secret Dead Men

By Duane Swierczynski

  • Del Farmer isn't really your usual hardboiled inner most eye. rather than accumulating fingerprints or clues, he collects souls of the lately useless. His most modern lifeless man, Brad Larsen, may well simply be the main to destroying Farmer's longtime nemesis, The organization. in fact, Farmer is unfortunately wrong. An FBI agent unstuck in time is toying with him. A mysterious couple retains attempting to kill him. one other task — a secular babysitting gig that can pay the debts — is threatening to guide him approach off target right into a violent hell of sexual deceit, fractured identities and inexpensive house toilets.

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Nature's Shift: A Tale of the Biotech Revolution

Peter Bell the 3rd, by chance named from the identify of a poem via Percy Bysshe Shelley, is termed upon to resume his previous friendship with Rowland Usher, who was once intentionally named after the protagonist of a narrative by way of Edgar Allan Poe. within the new residence of Usher that Rowland is turning out to be within the Orinoco Delta, Usher explains the medical paintings in genetics that he’s doing there to Peter, whereas they either mourn Rowland’s lifeless dual sister, Magdalen, who has it seems that dedicated suicide for purposes that not anyone really knows. As a scientist, Peter is unavoidably confident, whilst he discovers Magdalen’s “ghost” haunting the home, that the haunting can in basic terms be figurative and symbolic—but that doesn't make it any much less significant, or tricky. a fabulous new novel during this long-running sequence via a grasp of organic extrapolation.

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Allies (Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi - Legends)

By Christie Golden

Only something might unite the forces of Jedi and Sith: an enemy a long way deadlier than both.
What all started as a quest for fact has develop into a fight for survival for Luke Skywalker and his son, Ben. they've got used the secrets and techniques of the brain Walkers to talk with the spirits of the fallen, risking their lives within the technique. they've got confronted a workforce of Sith assassins and overwhelmed the chances to damage them. And now the loss of life squad’s sole survivor, Sith apprentice Vestara Khai, has summoned a whole fleet of Sith frigates to have interaction the embattled father and son. however the darkish warriors come bearing a stunning proposition that might deliver Jedi and Sith jointly in an unparalleled alliance opposed to an adversary extra old and alien than they could think. For within the treacherous net of black holes that's the Maw, the Skywalkers and their Sith allies must struggle an incredible evil, and Luke might be rocked through a mind-blowing fact.

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Lilith's Brood

By Octavia E. Butler

The acclaimed trilogy that includes LILITH'S BROOD is a number of Hugo and Nebula award-winner Octavia E. Butler at her top. awarded for the 1st time in a single quantity, with an creation through Joan Slonczewski, Ph.D., LILITH'S BROOD is a profoundly evocative, sensual -- and demanding -- epic of human transformation.

Lilith Iyapo is within the Andes, mourning the dying of her relations, while conflict destroys Earth. Centuries later, she is resurrected -- via miraculously robust unearthly beings, the Oankali. pushed by way of an impossible to resist have to heal others, the Oankali are rescuing our death planet by means of merging genetically with mankind. yet Lilith and all humanity needs to now percentage the area with uncanny, unimaginably alien creatures: their very own little ones. this can be their story...

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By Pat Cadigan

Whilst Marva, a style actress, awakens in a hologram pool, wearing in her head the reminiscence of a homicide, she needs to imagine speedy to determine whose existence she resides and to elude the Escort provider assassins who're pursuing her.

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East of the Mountains

By David Guterson

From the writer of Snow Falling on Cedars comes this bestselling novel a couple of loss of life man’s ultimate trip via a panorama that has consistently sustained him and supplied him with wish and challenges.

When he discovers that he has terminal melanoma, retired middle general practitioner Ben Givens refuses to easily relax and wait. in its place he's taking his loved canines and is going on a final hunt, decided to finish his lifestyles on his personal phrases. yet because the humans he meets and the thoughts over which he lingers remind him of the secret of life’s patience, his trek into the yank West turns into even more than a last trip.

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By China Miéville


In the a ways destiny, people have colonized planet, domestic to the enigmatic Ariekei, sentient beings famed for a language specified within the universe, one who just a couple of altered human ambassadors can converse. Avice Benner Cho, a human colonist, has lower back to Embassytown after years of deep-space event. She can't communicate the Ariekei tongue, yet she is an indelible a part of it, having in the past been made a determine of speech, a residing simile of their language. whilst far-off political machinations carry a brand new ambassador to Arieka, the delicate equilibrium among people and extraterrestrial beings is violently disappointed. disaster looms, and Avice is torn among competing loyalties: to a husband she now not loves, to a approach she now not trusts, and to her position in a language she can't speak—but which speaks via her, no matter if she likes it or not.

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Between the Bridge and the River

By Craig Ferguson

Bawdy, joyous, messy, hysterically humorous, and warranted to offend despite faith, race, nationwide starting place, sexual orientation, or career Between the Bridge and the River is the debut novel by way of Craig Ferguson, host of CBS's The overdue overdue Show. adolescence acquaintances from Scotland and illegitimate half-brothers from the yank South undergo and luxuriate in all demeanour of unusual reports which, because it seems, are by some means interconnected and, strangely adequate, significant. An eclectic solid of characters comprises Carl Jung, Fatty Arbuckle, Virgil, Marat, Socrates, and Tony Randall. Love, greed, desire, revenge, geared up faith, and Hollywood are alternately tickled and throttled. very unlikely to summarize and very unlikely to prevent interpreting, it is a romantic comedian odyssey that really offers and rewards.

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In This Hospitable Land

By Lynmar Brock Jr.

Award-Winning Finalist within the Fiction: old type of the 2012 foreign booklet Awards

When the Germans invade Belgium in 1940, chemistry professor André Severin fears the worst. His colleagues think their social and political positions will safeguard them in the course of the career, yet André understands larger. He has watched Hitler’s upward push to energy and understands the Nazis will do something to wreck their enemies. For the Severins are Jews, non-practicing, sure, yet that won’t topic to the Germans—or to the Belgians wanting to safeguard themselves by way of informing on their buddies. And so André and his brother Alin take their mom and dad, better halves, and youngsters and flee south. but if France falls to the Nazis, the refugees are stuck in a rural farming group the place their basically wish for survival is to combination in with the locals. thankfully, the Severins have come to Huguenot kingdom, settled via sufferers of non secular persecution who chance their very own lives to guard the Jewish refugees and defy the pro-Nazi govt. and because the displaced kin grows to like their new friends, André and Alin subscribe to forces with the French Resistance to aid safeguard them. in response to one family’s harrowing precise tale of survival, during this Hospitable Land is an inspirational novel approximately braveness and the hunt for domestic in the course of chaos.

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