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Full Throttle: Stories
by Joe Hill

Language

English

Pages

466

Publication Date

October 01, 2019

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<p><strong>In this masterful collection of short fiction, Joe Hill dissects timeless human struggles in thirteen relentless tales of supernatural suspense, including 鈥淚n The Tall Grass,鈥?one of two stories co-written with Stephen King and the聽basis for the terrifying feature film from Netflix.</strong></p><p>A little door that opens to a world of fairy tale wonders becomes the blood-drenched stomping ground for a gang of hunters in 鈥淔aun.鈥?A grief-stricken librarian climbs behind the wheel of an antique Bookmobile to deliver fresh reads to the dead in 鈥淟ate Returns.鈥?In 鈥淏y the Silver Water of Lake Champlain,鈥?soon to be an episode on Shudder TV鈥檚 <em>Creepshow</em>, two young friends stumble on the corpse of a plesiosaur at the water鈥檚 edge, a discovery that forces them to confront the inescapable truth of their own mortality . . . and other horrors that lurk in the water鈥檚 shivery depths. And tension shimmers in the sweltering heat of the Nevada desert as a faceless trucker finds himself caught in a sinister dance with a tribe of motorcycle outlaws in 鈥淭hrottle,鈥?co-written with Stephen King.</p><p>Replete with shocking chillers, including two previously unpublished stories written expressly for this volume (鈥淢ums鈥?and 鈥淟ate Returns鈥? and another appearing in print for the first time (鈥淒ark Carousel鈥?, <em>Full Throttle</em> is a darkly imagined odyssey through the complexities of the human psyche. Hypnotic and disquieting, it mines our tormented secrets, hidden vulnerabilities, and basest fears, and demonstrates this exceptional talent at his very best.</p>
A Gift of Dragons (Pern)
by Anne McCaffrey

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

October 29, 2002

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<b>For more than thirty years, Pern has conjured visions of brave men and women mounted upon the backs of dragons. As anyone knows who has been touched by the storytelling magic of Anne McCaffrey, to read of the exotic world of Pern is to inhabit it鈥攁nd to experience its extraordinary dragons is to soar aloft with them and share their dazzling adventures.</b><br /><br /> Now, <i>A Gift of Dragons</i> brings together three beloved stories and a thrilling new tale of Pern in a single volume illustrated with beautiful artwork by Tom Kidd. <br /><br />In 鈥淭he Smallest Dragonboy,鈥?Keevan is the youngest dragonrider candidate, determined to impress a dragon when the next clutch of eggs hatches. But what transpires will surprise everyone鈥擪eevan most of all. <br /><br />In 鈥淭he Girl Who Heard Dragons,鈥?a young girl鈥檚 rare ability to communicate with dragons puts her family in danger and will bring her face to face with her greatest fears鈥攁nd with her most secret desire. <br /><br />The 鈥淩unner of Pern鈥?is a girl named Tenna, who follows family tradition by delivering messages鈥攁nd who will find her destiny on the mossy traces that runners have used for centuries under the dragon-filled sky. <br /><br />And finally, a very special gift: an exciting new Pern adventure, published here for the first time, fresh from the imagination of Anne McCaffrey.
Flights
by Olga Tokarczuk

Language

English

Pages

416

Publication Date

August 14, 2018

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<b>WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE</b><br /> <b>聽</b><br /> <b>WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE</b><br /> <b><br /> NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE<br /><br /> A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx)<br /><br /> "A magnificent writer." 鈥?Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winning author of聽<i>Secondhand Time</i><br /><br /> "A beautifully fragmented look at man's longing for permanence.... Ambitious and complex." 鈥斅?lt;i>Washington Post</i></b><br /><br />From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, <i>Flights</i> interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death, motion, and migration. Chopin's heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order to poison her terminally ill high school sweetheart, and a young man slowly descends into madness when his wife and child mysteriously vanish during a vacation and just as suddenly reappear. Through these brilliantly imagined characters and stories, interwoven with haunting, playful, and revelatory meditations, <i>Flights</i> explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? we call to the traveler. Enchanting, unsettling, and wholly original, <i>Flights</i> is a master storyteller's answer.
Exhalation: Stories
by Ted Chiang

Language

English

Pages

362

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<b>A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER<br /><br /><b>鈥?lt;i>Exhalation</i> by Ted Chiang is a collection of short stories that will make you think, grapple with big questions, and feel more human. The best kind of science fiction.鈥?鈥擝arack Obama<br /><br />From the acclaimed author of聽<i>Stories of Your Life and Others鈥?lt;/i>the basis for the Academy Award 鈥搉ominated film聽<i>Arrival</i>:聽a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction.</b><br /><br />"THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD."<br /></b><br />In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity鈥檚 oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine.<br /><br /> In 鈥淭he Merchant and the Alchemist鈥檚 Gate,鈥?a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In 鈥淓xhalation,鈥?an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications that are literally universal. In 鈥淎nxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom,鈥?the ability to glimpse into alternate universes necessitates a radically new examination of the concepts of choice and free will.<br /><br /> Including stories being published for the first time as well as some of his rare and classic uncollected work,聽<i>Exhalation</i>聽is Ted Chiang at his best: profound, sympathetic鈥攔evelatory.
Hallowe'en Party: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot series...
by Agatha Christie

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

October 03, 2006

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<p><strong>When a Halloween Party turns deadly, it falls to Hercule Poirots to unmask a murderer in Agatha Christie鈥檚 classic murder mystery, <em>Hallowe鈥檈n Party.</em></strong></p><p>At a Halloween party, Joyce鈥攁 hostile thirteen-year-old鈥攂oasts that she once witnessed a murder. When no one believes her, she storms off home. But within hours her body is found, still in the house, drowned in an apple-bobbing tub. </p>That night, Hercule Poirot is called in to find the `evil presence'. But first he must establish whether he is looking for a murderer or a double-murderer...
Forever Daddies: A Contemporary Romance Series Box Set
by Victoria Snow

Language

English

Pages

1254

Publication Date

October 05, 2019

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<p><strong>A Delicious Buffet of Hot Daddies! </strong></p><p><strong>Five sinfully hot older men, oh-so-alpha and protective of their special ladies.</strong></p><p><em>Each book in this bestseller box set is a full length 80,000 words standalone novel with a very satisfying HEA. Make sure you bring your favorite cold beverage, you are gonna need it. </em></p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Book One: Baby Daddy</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>That one night changed everything!</p><p>I let my gorgeous, ripped, and filthy rich boss take my innocence.</p><p>This was supposed to be just fun 鈥?a no strings attached, one night stand.</p><p>And this was definitely not supposed to get me pregnant!</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Book Two: The Ex鈥檚 Daddy</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>Professor Hot Stuff is going to be mine! Yes!</p><p>Drew Richards is everything you would want in a man 鈥?enigmatic, alpha, hard, powerful, compassionate鈥?lt;/p><p>The perfect man to lose my V-card to.</p><p>The problem?</p><p>He鈥檚 twice my age, and my teacher.</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Book Three: Best Friend鈥檚 Daddy</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>I know it鈥檚 so wrong, but my best friend needs to know.</p><p>So, how do we say it?</p><p><em>Hey, I鈥檓 pregnant with your father鈥檚 child! You鈥檙e gonna be a big sister! Yay!!!</em></p><p>No, this can鈥檛 happen.</p><p>She can鈥檛 know. No one can know.</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Book Four: Sugar Daddy</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>Shhh鈥?Should I tell you a secret?</p><p>My boss wants to be my聽<em>sugar daddy</em>!</p><p>And I am聽<em>totally聽</em>excited.</p><p>Another secret?</p><p>I鈥檓 still holding on to my V-card.</p><p><br /></p><p><strong>Book Five: Next Door Daddy</strong></p><p><br /></p><p>My new boss, the single dad next door, is handsome as sin.</p><p>A ten year age gap doesn鈥檛 matter either,</p><p>Neither the fact that he鈥檚 the first guy to ever touch me!</p><p>The only thing that matters is that he makes me feel good 鈥撀?lt;em>really</em>聽good.</p><p>And now, I can鈥檛 stop dreaming about a family with him.聽</p><p><br /></p><p><strong><em>Download your copy now to get lost into this delicious blend of daddy hotness. </em></strong></p>
Mydworth Mysteries - A Shot in the Dark (A Cosy Historical Myster...
by , Neil Richards

Language

English

Pages

128

Publication Date

July 31, 2019

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From the authors of the best-selling series CHERRINGHAM<br /><br />Sussex, England, 1929. Mydworth is a sleepy English market town just 50 miles from London. But things are about to liven up there, when young and handsome Sir Harry Mortimer returns home from his diplomatic posting in Cairo, with his beautiful and unconventional American wife, Kat. No sooner have the two arrived, when a jewel robbery occurs at Harry's aunt's home - Mydworth Manor. The police are baffled and overwhelmed with the case. But Harry and Kat have an edge in the hunt for the dangerous culprit: not only do they have certain useful "skills" they've both picked up in service of King, President and Country, they also have access to parts of English society that your average bobby can't reach ...<br /><br />Co-authors Neil Richards (based in the UK) and Matthew Costello (based in the US), have been writing together since the mid-90s, creating innovative content and working on major projects for the BBC, Disney Channel, Sony, ABC, Eidos, and Nintendo to name but a few. Their transatlantic collaboration has underpinned scores of TV drama scripts, computer games, radio shows, and the best-selling mystery series Cherringham. Their latest series project is called Mydworth Mysteries.
After the Funeral: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot se...
by Agatha Christie

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

January 25, 2005

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<p><strong>Hercule Poirot is called on to investigate the murder of a brother and sister, in this classic Agatha Christie mystery now available in an updated edition with a foreword Sophie Hannah.</strong></p><p><em>聽鈥淗e was murdered, wasn鈥檛 he?鈥?lt;/em></p><p>When Cora Lansquenet is savagely murdered, the extraordinary remark she had made the previous day at her brother Richard鈥檚 funeral suddenly takes on a chilling significance. At the reading of Richard鈥檚 will, Cora was clearly heard to say, 鈥淚t鈥檚 been hushed up very nicely, hasn鈥檛 it. But he was murdered, wasn鈥檛 he?鈥?lt;/p><p>Did Cora鈥檚 accusation a dark truth that sealed her own fate? Or are the siblings鈥?deaths just tragic coincidences?</p><p>Desperate to know the truth, the Lansquenet鈥檚 solicitor turns to Hercule Poirot to unravel the mystery. For even after the funeral, death isn鈥檛 finished yet . . .</p>
Memories of Tomorrow (Nameless collection Book 6)
by Dean Koontz

Language

English

Pages

55

Publication Date

November 12, 2019

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<p>What strange science made Nameless who he is? What catastrophes have been erased from his memories? And what foreboding visions plaguing him are about to be realized?</p><p>In Indiana, a murderous psycho has kidnapped his own six-year-old stepson, Jamie, and secreted him away in a subterranean cave. It鈥檚 become their bunker. For Nameless, the case is breaking down his defenses, and it may force him to face his memories. As his dark past comes flooding back, how much does he really want to know?</p><p><i>From #1</i> New York Times <i>bestselling author Dean Koontz comes</i> Memories of Tomorrow<i>, part of</i> Nameless<i>, a riveting collection of short stories about a vigilante nomad, stripped of his memories and commissioned to kill. Follow him in each story, which can be read or listened to in a single sitting.</i></p>
Alpha's Mate (Curvy Women Wanted Book 18)
by Sam Crescent

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English

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Publication Date

September 27, 2019

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Beast Smith has a secret. He knows who his mate is, but he hasn鈥檛 told her, nor has he claimed her. He wants to, more than anything, but Suzy Cain is 鈥?weak. He has to protect her, and even if that means staying away from her, he will do it. But being close to her without claiming her is torture. When he catches her alone, he can鈥檛 deny himself any longer. He has to have her.<br /><br />One kiss and Suzy鈥檚 body is on fire. She can鈥檛 believe this man is hers, so when he summons her to his cabin, she intends to tell him just how wrong he is.<br /><br />Beast is not wrong. He is the alpha. He鈥檚 strong, determined, and won鈥檛 take no for an answer鈥攁nd Suzy wants him more than anything in the world.<br /><br />The full moon is approaching, and their mating can no longer be hidden. Can Beast protect her from the pack he fears will reject their mating? Whatever happens, he will do what it takes to keep her safe. She is his mate, and it is time the pack knows who they are dealing with.<br />

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