By Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry
By Reki Kawahara
Harry Crewe is an orphan lady who involves stay in Damar, the desolate tract kingdom shared by way of the Homelanders and the secretive, magical loose Hillfolk. while Corlath, the Hillfolk King, sees her for the 1st time, he's shaken -- for he can inform that she is anything greater than she seems to be. he'll quickly detect what Harry hasn't ever guessed: she is to develop into Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and hold the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no lady has wielded because the mythical woman Aerin bore it into conflict, generations previous.
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LEVIATHAN emerging - Band 2 der rasanten Action-Thrillerserie um den eloquenten britischen Geheimdienst-Abenteurer Ulysses Quicksilver!
Er erhebt sich aus der Tiefe... und er hat Hunger!
In eighty Tagen um die Welt - mit Stil! Dieses vollmundige Versprechen der Carcharodon delivery corporation soll mit der Jungfernfahrt des neuesten und mehr als beeindruckenden Unterwasserkreuzfahrtschiffs Neptune auf die Probe gestellt werden.
Unter den Reisenden befindet sich auch Ulysses Quicksilver, der Dandy-Abenteurer und Held von Magna Britannia, um sich eine wohlverdiente Ruhepause nach den traumatischen Erlebnissen des a hundred and sixty. Thronjubiläums von Queen Victoria zu gönnen.
Doch bereits wenige Tage nach dem Besuch der Unterwasserstadt Pacifica kommt es zur Katastrophe. Ein brutaler Mord wird begangen, und kurz darauf wird die Neptune Opfer einer Sabotage, welche das Schiff in die bodenlose Tiefe des Meeres sinken lässt. Doch gefangen auf dem Meeresgrund, haben die Probleme für die Überlebenden gerade erst begonnen. Denn hier unten lauert ein jahrzehntealtes Geheimnis auf sie.
Der Leviathan ist erwacht und erhebt sich hungrig aus der Tiefe. Wenn er sich auf die Jagd begibt, wird niemand seiner urzeitlichen Wut entkommen …
Dieses booklet enthält auch die spannende Kurzgeschichte VANISHING element, die einen Ausblick auf Band three gewährt! Diese Kurzgeschichte ist keine Leseprobe, sondern ein eigenständiges Werk, welches sich in die Bände einreiht.
By Michael Crichton
From the writer of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes an electrifying mystery within which a surprising accusation of sexual harassment triggers a gripping mental online game of cat and mouse and threatens to derail an excellent career.
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“A clean and provocative story.”—People
An up-and-coming govt on the desktop company DigiCom, Tom Sanders is a guy whose company destiny is bound. yet after a closed-door assembly together with his new boss—a lady who's his former lover and has been promoted to the placement he anticipated to have—Sanders reveals himself stuck in a nightmarish net of deceit during which he is branded the villain.
As Sanders scrambles to guard himself, he uncovers an digital path into the company’s secrets—and starts off to understand cynical and manipulative scheme has been devised to carry him down.
“Crichton writes fantastically. . . . the buzz rises with each one page.”—Chicago Tribune
“A heart-stop tale working on a number of tracks right now. Disclosure is as much as [Crichton’s] traditional locomotive speed.”—The Boston Globe
“Expertly crafted, creative and absorbing.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
By Patricia McCormick
When deepest Matt Duffy wakes up in a military sanatorium in Iraq, he is venerated with a pink center. yet he does not believe like a hero.
There's a reminiscence that haunts him: a picture of a tender Iraqi boy as a bullet hits his chest. Matt cannot shake the sensation that he was once by some means concerned with his dying. yet due to a head damage he sustained simply moments after the boy was once shot, Matt cannot fairly placed everything together.
Eventually Matt is shipped again into strive against together with his squad—Justin, Wolf, and Charlene—the squaddies who've develop into his kinfolk in the course of his time in Iraq. He simply desires to return to being the soldier he as soon as used to be. yet he sees power threats all over the place and lives in worry of no longer with the ability to pull the set off whilst the time comes. In strive against there's no black-and-white, and Matt quickly discovers that the concept of who's to blame is particularly complex indeed.
National publication Award Finalist Patricia McCormick has written a visceral and compelling portrait of existence in a warfare sector, the place loyalty is valued particularly, and dying is terrifyingly commonplace.
By Alex Scarrow
The Doomsday Code: the 3rd publication in Alex Scarrow's fascinating TimeRiders sequence. Liam O'Connor must have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter must have died on a aircraft in 2010. Sal Vikram must have died in a fireplace in 2029. but moments earlier than dying, a person mysteriously seemed and stated, 'Take my hand ...' yet all 3 were given a moment probability - to paintings for an service provider that nobody understands exists. Its objective: to avoid time commute destroying history...In 1993 British computing device hacker Adam Lewis reveals his identify in a coded manuscript that's virtually a thousand years outdated. How did Adam's identify get in there ...and why? faced by means of Adam in 2001, the TimeRiders shuttle again to Sherwood woodland in 1193 to find the origins of the traditional message. but if a wierd hooded guy appears to be like drawn to an analogous factor, they start to ask yourself what poor risk this cryptic hyperlink from the earlier holds for the future...Alex Scarrow was once a rock guitarist, then he grew to become a image artist, then he determined to be a working laptop or computer video games dressmaker. eventually, he grew up and have become an writer. He has written a couple of winning thrillers and a number of other screenplays, yet it's YA fiction that has allowed him to truly take pleasure in the guidelines and ideas he used to be being silly with whilst designing video games. He lives in Norwich together with his son, Jacob, his spouse, Frances, and very fats rats. The TimeRiders sequence: TimeRiders; Day of the Predator; The Doomsday Code; The everlasting struggle; Gates of Rome; urban of Shadows; The Pirate Kings Alex's thrillers for adults: one thousand Suns; final mild; october Skies; Afterlight; and, The Candle guy.
By Michael Buckley
When fairy-tale detectives Sabrina and Daphne Grimm enterprise again to the large urban to assist a chum, they land in the midst of an important secret. Puck’s father, King Oberon, has been murdered, and the Grimms suspect one of many many well-known (and notorious) fairy-tale folks who name town domestic. Can they locate the wrongdoer whereas coming to phrases with their mother’s mystery existence? and may Sabrina ever settle for her family’s destiny?
Funny and fast moving, this sequence places a clean spin on girl-detective tales and has received an everexpanding variety of fans.
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By Robert Young Pelton
The Adventurist is one man's tale, a narrative that may switch how you take into consideration go back and forth, survival, the place you've been, and the place you're going.
Enter the area of Robert younger Pelton (if you dare), adventurer extraordinaire, writer of Come again Alive and The World's most deadly Places (required interpreting on the CIA), and host of his television sequence, Robert younger Pelton's The World's most threatening Places.
A breakneck autobiography, The Adventurist blasts throughout six continents and spans 4 many years of hard-core residing with its dispatches of mayhem, experience in unique locales, survival opposed to bold odds, thoughts of the pivotal occasions, and remarkable images of the folk that experience formed Pelton's obsessive spirit.
Be shelled with the Talibs at the entrance strains of Afghanistan; hang around with hit males and rebels within the Philippines; live to tell the tale a aircraft crash in Borneo; narrowly get away a terrorist bombing in Africa; dance with headhunters in Sarawak; team with pirates within the Sulu Sea; discover the occasions that led Pelton to his strange calling (including how he honed his survival talents at "the hardest boys' university in North America"); and, maybe most crucial, observe Pelton's mystery mission--to comprehend the hearts and minds of the folk he meets.
The Adventurist is a true publication concerning the genuine global, an inspirational learn that takes you locations you may by no means willingly go.
From the Hardcover edition.