By Peter de Zwaan
De speurtocht naar de Italiaanse maffiakoning Lino Borrini voert Jan, Bob en Arie van de Franse Rivièra naar het havenstadje Sète. Jan Prins wordt letterlijk in de kraag gepakt door een guy met grote handen en Bob legt een movie- en muziekfestival in het centrum lam door een meestertruc met de door hem veroverde tomatentruck van miljonair Dougall. In een opvallend handige bui kletst jan Dougall van de sokken en met een cheque van 30.000 francs trekt hij de stad in. Hij gedraagt zich daarbij zo nerveus dat Bob en Arie besluiten hem te kidnappen. De daarop volgend verwarring leidt tot een achtervolging waarbij niemand weet wie nu eigenlijk wie achterna zit.
By Ann Aguirre
Through the struggle opposed to murderous, flesh-eating extraterrestrial beings, grimspace "jumper" Sirantha Jax determined to head it by myself. the price of her activities: the destruction of recent interstellar travel-and the lives of six hundred Conglomerate infantrymen. Now she's on trial fro dereliction of accountability, desertion, mass homicide, excessive treason...and her lifestyles.
By Rob Thomas
Keene Davenport has known as for a pupil walkout to protest his school's annual "Slave Day" fundraiser, yet it's no longer precisely operating. Shawn Greeley, the 1st African American pupil council president of Robert E. Lee excessive, maintains to preside over the auctioning of pupil reps to function book-toters, chauffeurs, and lunch-fetchers for the day. So Keene chooses an alternate direction of civil disobedience: Assuming day of deterioration should open Shawn's eyes, Keene makes a decision to "buy" Shawn to be his slave, it doesn't matter what the cost--and launches a chain of life-changing occasions within the strategy.
By Alter S. Reiss
Ao Laiei doesn't be aware of what occurred to the nice innovative conflict hero Uroie Aei seeing that she resurrected him, yet she has lengthy meant to determine. eventually, a clue from an not going details source—the complicated artwork of dream-diving—enables her to be current for a shocking strike opposed to an educational aligned with the innovative executive. Laiei quick discovers that it isn't the actual goal she is worried with, yet his box of analysis, which could liberate the key of what mysterious deeds the elusive Uroie Aei has been as much as given that his disappearance. This compelling story from author modify Reiss is a wealthy examine the area of the Shoesi and the magic that drives Ao Laiei's distinct skills.
By J. D. Robb
Eve Dallas bargains with a homicide—and the vacation season—in the most recent from number 1 New York Times bestselling writer J.D. Robb.
Personal coach Trey Ziegler was once in top actual . when you didn’t count number the kitchen knife in his well-toned chest.
Lieutenant Eve Dallas quickly discovers a lineup of ladies who have been enjoyed and left by means of the narcissistic fitness center rat. whereas Dallas kinds during the checklist of Ziegler’s enemies, she’s additionally facing her Christmas purchasing list—plus the visitor checklist for her and her billionaire husband’s upcoming vacation bash.
Feeling under festive, Dallas attempts to place apart her distaste for the sufferer and clear up the secret of his dying. there are only a few investigating days left ahead of Christmas, and as New Year’s 2061 techniques, this murder cop is resolved to forestall a cold-blooded killer.
By Chuck Palahniuk
Ever heard of a culling tune? It’s a lullaby sung in Africa to offer a painless loss of life to the previous or infirm. The lyrics of a culling music kill, even if spoken or perhaps simply proposal. you'll find one on web page 27 of Poems and Rhymes from round the World, an anthology that's sitting at the cabinets of libraries around the state, ready to be picked up via unsuspecting readers.
Reporter Carl Streator discovers the song’s deadly nature whereas discovering surprising boy or girl loss of life Syndrome, and prior to he is aware it, he’s reciting the poem to an individual who bothers him. because the physique count number rises, Streator glimpses the aptitude disaster if a person actually malicious reveals out in regards to the track. the one solution is to discover and ruin each reproduction of the ebook within the nation. observed by means of a shady real-estate agent, her Wiccan assistant, and the assistant’s actually tense ecoterrorist boyfriend, Streator starts a determined cross-country quest to place the culling music to rest.
Written with a mode and mind's eye which can merely come from Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby is the newest outrage from one in every of our most enjoyable writers at paintings this day.
By Colette Freedman
Freedman demonstrates a willing realizing of relationships. --Publishers Weekly
In the riveting follow-up to her acclaimed debut novel, Colette Freedman explores the aftermath of infidelity from 3 diverse perspectives--husband, spouse, and mistress.
The finish of an affair will be merely the start. . .
Over the process one tumultuous Christmas Eve, Kathy Walker proven her suspicions approximately her husband's affair, faced his mistress, Stephanie, and stored her marriage. She and Robert have eighteen years, children, and a movie creation enterprise among them--plus a bond that Kathy has no purpose of giving up on. but notwithstanding Robert is contrite, Kathy cannot rather silence her doubts.
While Robert reels from his wife's ultimatum and his mistress's rejection, Stephanie makes a discovery: she's pregnant. Her get to the bottom of to stick clear of Robert wavers now that they can make a true family members jointly. And within the days that stick with, Stephanie, Robert, and Kathy needs to every one reckon with the complicated realities of hope, the repercussions of betrayal, and the secrets and techniques that, as soon as published, ripple via lives and relationships in completely unforeseen methods.
Praise for The Affair by way of Colette Freedman
"Skillfully explores the complicated and nuanced panorama of a stricken marriage." --Kristin Hannah
"An addictive page-turner, as 3 traditional individuals are stuck in a rare triangle of affection, intercourse, and commitment." --Jackie Collins
"Exceptionally enticing. . .the ultimate pages will depart readers wondering precisely what it skill to love." --RT e-book Reviews, four Stars
"One of the twelve top books to get you thru the winter." --MSN.com
By Steven Savile
The 1st verse within the Lay of Sláine Mac RothTir-Nan-Og – a land of savage attractiveness the place fierce warrior tribes struggle for land, farm animals and honour. destiny will be visible in each point of existence during this nation, yet none extra so than in Sláine Mac Roth, son of the Sessair.Struggling to come back to phrases together with his warrior’s present, the Warp Spasm, the younger Sláine will get his first style of bloody conflict whilst his kinsmen raid a rival tribe. yet with destiny guiding his course, Sláine’s epic trip is simply approximately to begin.Sláine the Exile starts a new epic sequence of adventures starring the savage warrior Sláine Mac Roth. additionally to be had within the sequence: 'The Defiler'
By Marion Zimmer Bradley
Brynat le Balafré avait gagné. L'imprenable château de Storn était à lui. Dans l. a. forteresse conquise, un prêtre félon avait béni son insolente union avec los angeles pauvre Allira, héritière de l. a. dynastie déchue. Dorénavant, il était le Maître.
Mais, dans sa journey, l'ancien Seigneur restait invulnérable. Ce faible aveugle avait abandonné son domaine, livré ses soeurs au bandit ; isolé dans sa transe, endormi dans des royaumes inconnaissables, il n'avait pourtant pas baissé sa garde et los angeles magie continuait de le protéger. Pour Brynat, il y avait là des pouvoirs à conquérir – ou, à défaut, une vengeance à redouter. Tous les vaincus, jour après jour, attendaient l'appel de Storn en bouillant d'une rage impuissante.
A l'Astroport, Dan Barron avait des visions. Il parlait d'une femme brûlant dans les flammes. Une reine à genoux et souriante, entravée par des chaînes d'or, perdue dans une extase surhumaine. Et le Terrien portait dans sa tête, imprimée comme au fer rouge, cette photograph qui, à son insu, était celle de son destin.
By Wilbert Awdry
Percy is sound asleep whilst he hears a rumble. He opens his eyes and sees an incredible yellow dragon! yet dragons aren't genuine, are they? probably it was once a dream! day after today he stocks his fears with James and Thomas and learns the reality approximately what it was once that he observed.