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“One of the best thrillers I have read this year.” –-Books and Movie Reviews (re Any Means Necessary) In PRIMARY THREAT (The Forging of Luke Stone—Book #3), a ground-breaking action thriller by #1 bestseller Jack Mars, elite Delta Force veteran Luke Stone, 29, leads the FBI’s Special Response Team as they respond to a hostage situation on an oil rig in the remote Arctic. Yet...
Как изменить жизнь в стране к лучшему? Каким образом избежать стагнации в экономике? Как решить проблему миграции, утечки денег в оффшоры, заставить работать министров и чиновников? С чего начать? Конечно, с банкета!...
Сбылась мечта толкинистов и иже с ними – их мир оказался не таким скучным – чипировано всё: от ваших наушников и калаша моложе 60 годов до вас самих. Слежка, контроль, маленькие дьяволы могут всё: и заклинить в нужный...
Том Бликсен долгое время работал в России, но был вынужден вернуться в Швецию. Он начинает работать в энергетической компании «Свекрафт». Неожиданно после встречи с высокопоставленным российским чиновником...
Landed at Muritala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos Nigeria after he was deported from the United States, Danny Adeyinka, a privileged military brat had been an undocumented immigrant, living a riotous life in the underworld. Arrested by the FBI and the U.S. Secret Service, Danny must rely on his faith and go on the offensive to eliminate the threats leading to the governor’s mansion...
Student Wendy Goldberg spends a year in Jerusalem questioning the lives of American Jews who “return” both to Israel itself and to traditional religious practices. Are they sincere? Are they happier? The unexpected answers and her experiences (a bus bombing, a funeral, an unexpected suicide, a love affair, a law suit),lead her to reconsider her own true identity.
Set in fall 1988, <i>Sunshine On An Open Tomb</i> shuttles between two storylines: the creation of The CIA as a result of the Texas/Kingdom oil connection, and a love triangle involving the moon. Our narrator is the brooding runt of a political dynasty whose father is about to be appointed Prez. He is thoughtful, but has trouble expressing himself due to his many physical defects...
Henri lived only a few short years in Europe before the family moved to the Belgian Congo, a country deep in the heart of Africa. These were the early 1900?s, at a time when the colonial era was in full swing, the White Man ruled the native population with undisputed authority and many parts of the country were totally uncivilized. Henri adapted easily to his new surroundings and the Memoir...
Illuminating the intimate, human faces of war, this unique series of short stories by award-winning author Katey Schultz questions the stereotypes of modern war by bearing witness to the shared struggles of all who are touched by it. Numerous characters-returning U.S. soldier and pragmatic jihadist, Afghan mother and listless American sister, courageous amputee and a ghost that cannot let...
Ripped from today’s headlines, Capitol Crimes is a gripping tale of political intrigue, espionage and personal destruction. Callie Wheeler always seemed destined for great things. She landed the job of her dreams straight out of Law School and rose to prominence as the top lobbyist in Washington, D.C. Mike Ferguson is Callie’s fianc? and a CIA operative. He is in pursuit of terrorists who...
Extravagant, absurd, and self-aware, The Revolutionaries Try Again plays out against the lost decade of Ecuador's austerity and the stymied idealism of three childhood friends&#151;an expat, a bureaucrat, and a playwright&#151;who are as sure about the evils of dictatorship as they are unsure of everything else, including each other. Everyone thinks they're the chosen ones,...
Das Haus, (The House) is a story spanning almost seventy years, and is partially based on TRUE EVENTS as told to the author by our hero Erik Goldmann (Fictitious name) and the author’s father-in-law. At the request of Erik, many of the characters and locations were changed to protect the survivors of that long ago Holocaust known as World War II. It has become a NOVEL partially based on some...
A United States president mad with power declares himself dictator, suspends the Constitution and declares war on the American public. Unleashing a reign of terror, the United States citizens find themselves victims of a tyrannical ruler harsher than Stalin or Hitler. In the Midwest, the general of a nuclear armed Air Force base fights back and members of the DEATH CARD militia rise up to...
Ishmael Reed's sixth novel depicts a zany, bizarre, and all-too-believable future where mankind's fate depends upon a jolly old gent named St. Nicholas and a Ristorasta dwarf named Black Peter, who together wreak mischievous havoc on Wall Street and in the Oval Office. This offbeat, on-target social critique makes marvelous fun of everything that is American, from commercialism to...
В живописной рыбацкой деревушке Лервикен совершено жестокое преступление. Найден труп женщины, убийца приклеил ей веки скотчем, словно не желая, чтобы она закрывала глаза перед лицом смерти. Харриет оставила жизнь в...
В живописной рыбацкой деревушке Лервикен совершено жестокое преступление. Найден труп женщины, убийца приклеил ей веки скотчем, словно не желая, чтобы она закрывала глаза перед лицом смерти. Харриет оставила жизнь...
A journalist who travels the world exposing heinous crimes makes enemies. Olivia Wolfe has more than most.<br /><br /> When her anonymous source is murdered, Wolfe must unravel the terrible secret that connects a British Cabinet Minister, a Vietnamese billionaire, and a poor South African teacher to a series of gruesome murders.<br /><br /> Soon Wolfe is hunted by a...
Zwanzig Jahre sind vergangen, seit ihr Vater mit seinem Flugzeug abgest?rzt ist: Wilone «Willy» Maitland reist nach Vietnam, um seinem Schicksal auf den Grund zu gehen. Dort trifft sie auf Guy Barnard, einen ortskundigen Pal?ontologen, der ihr seine Hilfe anbietet. Er erz?hlt ihr von einem ber?chtigten US-Piloten, den man nur unter Friar Tuck kannte – und der f?r den Feind geflogen ist....
In Stockholms Zeitungsredaktionen regiert die Angst. Drohungen geh?ren zum Alltag, populistische Meinungsmacher versch?rfen die aufgeheizte Stimmung noch. Als eine junge Journalistin, die strikt f?r Meinungsfreiheit eingetreten ist, kaltbl?tig ermordet wird, werden die schlimmsten Bef?rchtungen pl?tzlich real. Nur Madeleine Winther, eine junge aufstrebende Nachrichtenredakteurin, bleibt davon...
INTERNATIONAL ROMULO GALLEGOS NOVEL PRIZE 2011 (most prestigious prize given to a single novel in the Spanish language) NATIONAL CRITICS PRIZE 2011 (best novel of the year written in Spanish, awarded in Spain) THE BEST NOVEL IN SPANISH OF THE YEAR 2010 (chose by 55 critics & journalists of El Pa?s) Author taught at American universities for three decades, including at Princeton, and has...
A satirical look at the origins of power, A Zero-Sum Game uses the highly-charged election for the presidency of a residents' committee and the influence of a powerful stranger to both expose those in power and sympathize with the individuals who find themselves caught in the paradox of empowerment and impotence that is modern consumer society and the democratic state.
First book of fiction from acclaimed poet Juliana Spahr. Her previous books have received national review attention from the NY Times, Ms. Magazine, Publishers Weekly, The Believer, Chicago Review, Boston Review, Huffington Post, and elsewhere. Book excerpted last year in BOMB Magazine Characters in this book grapple with the role of an artist in modern culture, and will appeal to readers of...
Written by Galician surrealist artist and revolutionary E.F. Granell, The Novel of the Tupinamba Indian is a picaresque, Cervantes-influenced allegory of the Spanish Civil War. Set against a cruel landscape peopled by generals, priests, conquistadors, poets, witches, and nuns, Tupinamba Indian embodies Granell's wartime experiences while transforming them through his lush and...
Московский журналист Иван Варравин отправляется по заданию редакции в командировку для расследования нашумевшего дела о хищениях в особо крупных размерах. В результате он оказывается втянут в смертельно опасную...
Dr Frank Garfield has found a cure for cancer, but cut-throat businesses are looking to profit on the research and don't care who they trample over to do so. Paediatric oncologist Dr Frank Garfield has discovered a genetic cure for cancer that can save his young patients. But his mentor, Nobel Prize laureate Dr Jackson Atlas, believes his research is like blood in the water for...
November 1963: Amerika befindet sich in Schockstarre. Pr?sident Kennedy ist gerade in Dallas erschossen worden. Auch den sonst nie um ein Wort verlegenen Frank Guidry macht die Nachricht sprachlos. Einige Tage zuvor hat er seinem Boss, der Mafiagr??e Carlos Marcello, einen Gefallen getan und unweit des Tatorts ein Auto abgestellt. Ein Fluchtwagen, wie es nun scheint. Da Frank weder verhaftet,...
Maybe the doctors in Washington should have told the truth. Maybe the American people had a right to know. Maybe the truth was called for with things in the country as bad as they were. What was the truth about Edward? What was the dilemma he faced and why would his ultimate decision affect the country? And was Megan the true example of the new liberated female or did she exist to serve...
As in the lives of people we all know, this story presents a dozen fictional Santa Feans trying to love, yet mistreating, each other the week before US forces invade Iraq. “The aggression that dominates American life today,” says author Michael Scofield, “goads them into brandishing their dark sides.” Married realtor Maxine Morgan, for instance, coaxes conservative mortgage broker Ron...
In der Fortsetzung zu «Der Schwimmer» ist wieder Hochspannung garantiert. Eine junge Schwedin, die in New York lebt, wird in die Angelegenheiten IhresBruders verwickelt, der f?r den IS k?mpft. Und ein Kollege von Clara Wald?en wird vor einen fahren Zug gesto?en, kurz nachdem Claras Computer gestohlen wurde. Die Spuren f?hren nach Schweden. In einem schw?lhei?en August kreuzen sich dort die...
ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST. SABOTEUR. TERRORIST.
Her client took direct action to ‘stop the coal’. When the rich and powerful take an interest, criminal charges may be the least of their worries …
Cressida Mitsok is a successful corporate lawyer about to make partner at a large city law firm. The only problem will be the partners taking issue with her father serving time...
The Book of Stone examines the evolution of the terrorist mentality and the complexities of religious extremism, as well as how easily a vulnerable mind can be exploited for dark purposes.Matthew Stone has inherited a troubling legacy: a gangster grandfather and a distant father&#151;who is also a disgraced judge. After his father&#8217;s death, Matthew is a young man alone. He turns...
Рефлексирующие события на фоне военных действий на Донбассе переплетаются личными драмами. Почти ненависть героя и его одноклассницы на похоронах, их последующая встреча, приоткрывающая ее тайны… Ему же,...
*Winner of The Betty Trask Award (2018)* Sunday Times Barry Ronge Fiction Prize Finalist*Etisalat Prize for Literature Longlist *One of the Best Books of the Year 2016 — City Press , The Sunday Times , The Star , This is Africa , Africa's a Country , Sunday World Heralded in the author's native South Africa as «the hottest novel of the year,» The Reactive is a...
London: Ein grausamer Anschlag des IS im Westend kostet unz?hlige Menschenleben. Ein Beweis f?r das teuflische Genie von Saladin, IS-Chefstratege und Urheber einiger der schwersten Terrorangriffe in Europa und den USA. Gabriel Allon, legend?rer Agent und mittlerweile Leiter des israelischen Geheimdienstes, f?hrt eine multinationale Operation zu Saladins Neutralisierung an. Ihn auszuschalten...
Key political themes on the eve of a National election Convicting viewpoints on the erosion of Christian values in AmericaThis book paints a picture of what the Bible speaks of parallel worlds – one visible, the other invisible
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