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Download Mission of Honor (Honor Harrington, Book 12) by David Weber PDF

By David Weber

This most up-to-date Honor Harrington novel brings the saga to a different the most important turning element. Haven has misplaced the warfare on the conflict of Manticore, yet can Honor, turning diplomat with the telepathic assistance of her tree cat Nimitz, carry this lightly yet firmly domestic to Haven? additionally, can the Solarian League be persuaded to not stream in on loads of planets that Manticore both claims or whose independence it truly is pledged to maintain? The league is immensely robust in quantity yet no longer in smarts or know-how, and Manticore's most up-to-date superweapon fends it off for now. Lurking within the wings is the genetic-slaver conglomerate Manpower, performing throughout the Mesan Alignment, which it has outfitted with a brand new, stealthy house force, with which the Mesans release a devastating assault on Manticore, savaging its naval power and by the way killing lots of Honor's kin and resulting in a few severe revelations in regards to the manipulation of either Haven and Manticore over the centuries via events whose complete identities and ruthlessness are but to be published. Readers may perhaps consider convinced that they're going to be venerated many extra instances and revel in it whenever. --Roland eco-friendly

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Download Squire (Protector of the Small) by Tamora Pierce PDF

By Tamora Pierce

On the age of 14 and status five foot 10, Keladry of Mindelan is a squire. A squire serves and learns from a pro knight for 4 years, then faces a last attempt. That ultimate try out is the Ordeal, which happens in a paranormal room referred to as the Chamber. There, a squire encounters the components of him or herself that the Chamber deems to be the main tricky to face—be they fears, failings, or unrepented depraved deeds. Does Kel have what it takes to outlive?

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Category: Fiction

Download The Woman in Black: A Ghost Story by Susan Hill PDF

By Susan Hill

"An first-class ghost story... magnificently eerie... compulsive reading." —Evening Standard
 
 
The vintage ghost tale by means of Susan Hill: a chilling story a couple of menacing spectre haunting a small English town.
 
Arthur Kipps is an up-and-coming London solicitor who's despatched to Crythin Gifford—a far flung city within the windswept salt marshes past 9 Lives Causeway—to attend the funeral and settle the affairs of a consumer, Mrs. Alice Drablow of Eel Marsh condo. Mrs. Drablow’s condominium stands on the finish of the causeway, wreathed in fog and secret, yet Kipps is ignorant of the tragic secrets and techniques that lie hidden at the back of its sheltered home windows. The regimen work trip he expected speedy takes a scary flip while he reveals himself haunted by way of a sequence of mysterious sounds and images—a rocking chair in a abandoned nursery, the eerie sound of a pony and catch, a child’s scream within the fog, and, such a lot terrifying of all, a ghostly girl dressed all in black. Psychologically terrifying and deliciously eerie, The girl in Black is a notable mystery of the 1st fee.

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Download Dreams of Reality (The Dreams Trilogy, Book 1) by Beth Bares PDF

By Beth Bares

Be cautious what you need for... Elizabeth’s desires have developed into daylight hours visions which are turning into fact. pondering she is wasting her brain, these closest to her, are compelled to admit their real identities and that Elizabeth’s strange birthmark is absolutely the mark of the 7th strength. She doesn’t recognize no matter if to be freaked out or overjoyed that her life-long want has come real. but if her latest imaginative and prescient sincerely screens evil and darkness in the strongest immortal council, worry takes priority over all different feelings. Elizabeth desires to embody this new international and face no matter what threat it may possibly contain. yet she is set to accomplish it on her personal phrases and never these from a few century previous, egotistical men.

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Download Talk Talk by T. C. Boyle PDF

By T. C. Boyle

He bestselling writer of the internal Circle and Drop urban returns with a well timed new novel a couple of girl in determined pursuit of a guy who has stolen her identity
The first time Bridger observed Dana she was once dancing barefoot, her hair aflame within the crimson glow of the membership, her physique throbbing with rhythms and cross-rhythms that in simple terms she may well listen. He used to be mesmerized. That evening they have been either deaf, mouthing to one another over the booming bass. And it used to be now not until eventually their first date, after he had agonized over what CD to play within the motor vehicle, that Bridger discovered that her deafness used to be profound and everlasting. through then, he was once falling in love.

Now she is in a court docket, her legs shackled, as a listing of fees is learn out. She is accused of attack with a dangerous weapon, automobile robbery, and passing undesirable assessments, between different issues. truly there was a poor mistake. A man—his identify is William "Peck" Wilson as Dana and Bridger finally learn—has been residing a innocent lifetime of legal extra at Dana’s cost. And as Dana and Bridger got down to locate him, they start to check to its limits the lifestyles they've got began to construct together.

Talk speak is either an exhilarating street journey throughout the US and a relocating tale approximately language, love, and id from one in every of America’s best novelists.

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Download The Violent Century by Lavie Tidhar PDF

By Lavie Tidhar

For seventy years they guarded the British Empire. Oblivion and Fogg, inseparable acquaintances, sure jointly via a shared destiny. till one evening in Berlin, within the aftermath of the second one international warfare, and a mystery that tore them aside. yet there should always be an account...and the earlier has a behavior of catching as much as the current. Now, recalled to the Retirement Bureau from which nobody can retire, Fogg and Oblivion needs to stand up to a earlier of poor conflict and unacknowledged heroism, - a lifetime of dusty corridors and mystery rooms, of furtive conferences and blood-stained fields - to respond to one final, very unlikely query: What makes a hero?

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Download If You Were Here: A Novel of Suspense by Alafair Burke PDF

By Alafair Burke

If You have been Here is an exciting novel of suspense from Alafair Burke, the writer Dennis Lehane calls “one of the best younger crime writers operating today.”
 
Manhattan journalist McKenna Jordan is chasing the tale of an unidentified lady who heroically pulled a teenaged boy from the subway tracks. whilst she locates a video that captures a part of the incident, she thinks she has an side at the festival scrambling to spot the secret heroine, yet is surprised to find that the girl within the video bears a robust resemblance to Susan Hauptmann, a detailed good friend who disappeared with out a hint a decade earlier.
 
What could were a short-lived metro tale sends McKenna on a perilous look for the lacking woman—a seek that might strength her to unearth long-buried truths a lot towards home…

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Download The Motel Life by Willy Vlautin PDF

By Willy Vlautin

Beginning like an early Tom Waits barstool-tale, The inn Life tells the tale of 2 brothers, Frank and Jerry Lee. Taking to the line in an try to break out the hit and run coincidence brought on by Jerry Lee, the radical is going again to inform the tale in their unsatisfied lives. With extreme feeling and compassion, Vlautin explores the frustrations and failed desires of the 2 brothers - one a common storyteller, the opposite an artist - and renders completely the experience of entrapment they think. Will the kid's dying surprise them out in their torpor or ship them ever deeper into difficulty? Can Annie James, a lady from their earlier, supply them any kind of redemption, even though narrow? Interspersed with drawings that come to shape a vital part of the narrative, The hotel Life is a poetic, relocating, superbly tragic fictional debut.

Alongside such seminal works as Annie Proulx's Postcards, Raymond Carver's What we discuss after we discuss love and Denis Johnson's Jesus's Son, it's going to become obvious as a vintage of downbeat American prose.

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Download Slowness: A Novel by Milan Kundera PDF

By Milan Kundera

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Milan Kundera's lightest novel, a divertimento, an opera buffa, Slowness can also be the 1st of this author's fictional works to were written in French.

Disconcerted and enchanted, the reader follows the narrator of Slowness via a midsummer's evening during which stories of seduction, separated via greater than 2 hundred years, interweave and oscillate among the elegant and the comedian. Underlying this libertine delusion is a profound meditation on modern lifestyles: concerning the mystery bond among slowness and reminiscence, in regards to the connection among our era's wish to overlook and how we've got given ourselves over to the demon of velocity. And approximately "dancers" possessed via the eagerness to be visible, for whom existence is in simple terms a perpetual exhibit emptied of each intimacy and each pleasure.

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