Download E-books Meeting the Dead: A Novel PDF

By Andrew Geyer

Set on a plantation in northern Peru, opposed to the backdrop of El Niño and the ensuing storms and floods, assembly the lifeless tells the tale of 2 younger american citizens who get stuck up in a blood feud among strong Peruvian families.

The plot revolves round John Hauser, a Texan who accompanies his good friend David Leroy on a trip of discovery to South the USA. John needs to come to a decision even if to promote the ranch his father has left him or to maintain a deathbed promise to his father and go back domestic to paintings the land.

While in Peru, John forges a courting with neighborhood landowner Heim Ulmson and will get concerned about Heim's fight to maintain his plantation from being stolen through a renowned banker, Don Enrique de los angeles Cruz. As John reveals himself drawn into the struggle among the Ulmson and de l. a. Cruz households, he turns into romantically concerned with Heim's appealing neighbor, Linda de l. a. Piedra.

David additionally pursues Linda, inflicting a rift among the 2 most sensible associates. because the storms irritate and the floodwaters upward thrust, John discovers supernatural components to the blood feud among Heim and Don Enrique, and reveals himself being compelled to dedicate homicide through a method he by no means imagined attainable.

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Download E-books The Sacred Blood: A Novel PDF

By Michael Byrnes

The riveting sequel to the foreign bestseller The Sacred Bones, Michael Byrnes’s The Sacred Blood is a provocative, heart-racing mystery within the Dan Brown mode whereas including a daring new twist to the style. A heart-stopping tale that blends archeology, background, technological know-how, and faith, The Sacred Blood concerns a race to own the world’s strongest relic because the clock ticks all the way down to Armageddon. Action-packed and entire of surprises, this is high-octane leisure for fanatics of The Da Vinci Code, The misplaced image, and the New York instances bestselling Sigma strength novels of James Rollins.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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Download E-books The Trikon Deception PDF

By Ben Bova

In the close to destiny: Earth is an ecological nightmare, and humanity may possibly move the best way of the dinosaurs. yet overhead orbits salvation. an unlimited steel island in house, Trikon conducts examine too dicy to be hung on earth--research that may retailer the planet.
 
Yet Commander Dan Tighe discovers that the Trikon's significant venture is espionage. Its workforce is divided into warring factions; its scientists--consumed by means of greed, lust and drugs--run the lab for his or her personal gain.
 
Only Commander Tighe can keep the Trikon--and in simple terms Trikon can store the earth.

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Download E-books A Balcony in the Forest PDF

By Julien Gracq, Richard Howard

It's the fall of 1939, and Lieutenant Grange and his males live in a chalet above a concrete bunker deep within the Ardennes wooded area, charged with protecting the French-Belgian border opposed to the Germans in a warfare that turns out unreal, distant, and not likely. way more rapid is the earthy lifetime of the wooded area itself and the deep sensations of early life it remembers from Grange’s reminiscence. Ostensibly readying for war, Grange as an alternative spends his time gazing the swap in seasons, falling in love with a tender free-spirited widow named Mona, and considering the absurd stasis of his current . This novel of lengthy takes, dream states, and little dramatic motion culminates all at once in conflict, an occasion that's as a lot the real incursion of the German military into France because it is the unexpected intrusion of death into the suspended disbelief of existence. Richard Howard’s expert translation captures the fairy-tale delicacy and existential dread of this strange, elusive novel (first published in 1959) by means of the splendid prose stylist Julian Gracq.

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Download E-books Three Shirt Deal: A Shane Scully Novel (Shane Scully Novels) PDF

By Stephen J. Cannell

Truit Hickman is a small-time criminal doing lifestyles in California’s notoriously brutal Corcoran nation felony for the homicide of his mom. He admitted to the crime, yet now Hickman claims his confession used to be coerced by way of the law enforcement officials. a gorgeous inner Affairs detective, Secada “Scout” Llevar, asks Shane to aid examine, and he consents after studying the unique murder detective used to be Brian Devine, a ruthless cop with whom Scully has a foul history.

What starts off as a regimen overview fast becomes whatever even more lethal. The case is unexpectedly close down through an LAPD deputy leader, and Shane starts off to suspect that for unknown purposes Hickman particularly could have been framed via the police. yet a few issues, as soon as all started, can't be stopped, and the research spirals dangerously uncontrolled, implicating a violent Hispanic gang, a millionaire energy dealer, and the front-runner within the l. a. mayoral race.

Meanwhile, Shane and Alexa fight to avoid wasting their marriage, which has come perilously just about disintegration on the grounds that Alexa’s near-fatal capturing in White Sister―just as Shane unearths himself interested in his new accomplice. might the reply to their marital issues be tied to the case he’s investigating? In Cannell’s heart-pounding mystery, Shane is attempted in methods he hasn't ever been, risking his kin, his activity, and his life.

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Download E-books Resistance (The New Earth Series Book 3) PDF

By Matthew Mather

The struggle for the way forward for humanity begins...

Jessica Rollins has made it to defense contained in the Sanctuary method with assistance from Ufuk Erdogmus, yet is her mysterious savior rather who he says he's? What secrets and techniques does he disguise? and the way is he hooked up to Dr. Muller? Jess does not have a lot time to think about those questions, as quickly she is battling back for her life...

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Download E-books The Solomon Effect PDF

By C.S. Graham

CIA agent Jax Alexander and distant viewer Tobie Guinness—the heroes of C.S. Graham’s bestselling debut The Archangel Project—are again in The Solomon Effect, a  riveting mystery that mixes actual CIA spycraft, unearthed Nazi secrets and techniques, and organic terror in a story that races full-speed from the starting paragraph to the heart-pounding end. A masterwork of intrigue and motion The Solomon impression will attract a large audience—from enthusiasts of Tom Clancy, James Rollins, and John Le Carré to devoted aficionados of Tami Hoeg. Publishers Weekly gave < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Archangel a starred review, calling it “rollicking suspense…[an] remarkable sequence opener.” The Solomon impression promises even higher adrenaline-pumping thrills and surprises.< ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

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Download E-books Backward-Facing Man: A Novel PDF

By Don Silver

Chuck Puckman, Lorraine Nadia, and Frederick Keane got here of age within the overdue Sixties. Like that period, their lives have been mysterious, idealistic, passionate, even romantic—but finally harassed and infrequently ineffectual. greater than thirty years later, their younger adventures proceed to have ramifications: Chuck faces prosecution after an commercial coincidence at his kinfolk enterprise, Lorraine's daughter is looking for the daddy she by no means knew, and Frederick has long gone underground after his radical existence spiraled uncontrolled.

Epic in scope and bearing on such provocative matters as Patty Hearst and the SLA, crime and the potential for redemption, and the hunt for self and the which means of existence, Backward-Facing Man is a singular approximately offerings and their lasting results on people's lives, their households, and American society.

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Download E-books Ladders To Fire PDF

By Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin’s Ladders to fireside interweaves the tales of a number of ladies, every one emotionally inhibited in her personal manner: via self-doubt, worry, guilt, ethical float, and mistrust. the radical follows their internal struggles to beat those boundaries to happiness and wholeness. The author’s personal reviews, as recorded in her well-known diaries, provided the uncooked fabric for her fiction. It was once her intuitive, experimental, and constantly unique kind that reworked one into the opposite. Nin herself memorably claimed that “it was once the fiction author who edited the diary.”

Ladders to fireplace explores the erotic attachments of 4 younger women. Nin defined it as a "woman's fight to appreciate her personal nature." it all started a five-volume "continuous novel," towns of the internal, including little ones of the Albatross (1947), The Four-Chambered center (1950), A undercover agent in the home of affection (1954), and sun Barque (1959).Set within the pre-war, expatriate Paris of Henry Miller, this novel — which surprised Nin’s contemporaries — attracts its notion from her confessional diaries. even though Nin present in her diaries a profound mode of self-creation and confession, she couldn't demonstrate this intimate checklist of her personal reviews in the course of her lifetime. in its place, she became to fiction, the place her tales and novels turned inventive “distillations” of her mystery diaries. This 1995 reissue of of the 1946 novel Ladders to fireside has a brand new hide and foreword.

This Swallow Press reissue of Ladders to fireside features a new advent via Nin pupil Benjamin Franklin V, in addition to Gunther Stuhlmann’s vintage foreword to the 1995 edition.

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Download E-books Depths PDF

By Henning Mankell

The world over bestselling writer Henning Mankell provides a lyrical and evocative novel a couple of Swedish naval engineer in the course of international struggle I and his devastating plunge into obsession.

In 1914 Lars Tobiasson-Svartman is covertly measuring the depths of Swedish coastal waters. a guy of self-discipline and captivated with exactitude, he's more well-off on naval vessels than he's in his loveless marriage again in Stockholm. On certainly one of his missions, Lars discovers a feral yet appealing girl dwelling by myself on a distant island. ardour, suspicion, and violence are woke up in him and shortly he's dwelling a double life-lying to his spouse and his superiors and submerging himself in a pool of deception that has devastating outcomes.

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