Endeavour of Will

By Ben Counter

An Architect of destiny novella. Chaos area Marines of the Iron Warriors Legion release a devastating assault upon their hated foes the Imperial Fists, crippling one among their imperative starforts. Unperturbed, the heroic Captain Darnath Lysander withdraws his warriors to a moment stronghold, the Endeavour of Will, to climate the remainder of the attack. yet because the Iron Warriors’ equipment are printed, severe and determined judgements has to be made, lest their insidious techno-contagion unfold through the Imperial Fists’ fleet and beyond...

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The Star of Istanbul: A Christopher Marlowe Cobb Thriller

By Robert Olen Butler

In the second one publication in Robert Olen Butler’s Christopher Marlowe Cobb sequence, The famous person of Istanbul is a vintage story of experience, romance, and warfare. international battle I is in complete swing, and international correspondent “Kit” Cobb has been tasked with following a German highbrow and attainable mystery provider agent into perilous waters aboard the Lusitania. yet Cobb is quickly distracted from his venture via the sultry Selene Bourgani, a world-renowned actress who additionally seems to be operating with German Intelligence. The extra Cobb thinks he understands her, the fewer he relatively does, and the secrets and techniques Selene harbors have the capability to set the complete foreign clash additional aflame. Following the evening of the notorious German U-boat assault at the Lusitania, Cobb tails Selene first into London’s darkest alleyways, then directly to the powder keg that's Istanbul. around the war-torn levels of Europe and the center East, Cobb needs to enterprise deep in the back of enemy traces, bring to a halt from his in basic terms allies, understanding complete good he would possibly not return.

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Mistress: A Novel

By Anita Nair

When trip author Christopher Stewart arrives at a riverside hotel in Kerala, India to fulfill Koman, Radha's uncle and a well-known dancer, he enters a global of mask and repressed feelings. From their first assembly, either Radha and her uncle are interested in the enigmatic younger guy along with his cello and his incessant questions about the previous. The triangle fast excludes Shyam, Radha's husband, who can simply watch helplessly as she embraces Chris with a fondness that he hasn't ever been in a position to draw from her. additionally enjoying the position of observer-participant is Koman; his existence tale, because it unfolds, captures all of the nuances and contradictions of the relationships being made―and unmade―in entrance of his eyes.

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My Education: A Book of Dreams

With My schooling: A ebook of desires William S. Burroughs pushes on into new territory, once more committing the unspeakable crime of wondering the truth constitution. goals have consistently been a wealthy resource of images in Burroughs' paintings. during this publication they're a direct and strong strength. countless numbers of goals - extreme, shiny, visionary - shape the spiraling middle of a different and haunting trip into belief. Exploring and embodying Burroughs' provocative rules on writing, portray, awareness and creativity, My schooling is profoundly own, and will be as on the subject of a memoir as we are going to see.

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A Reunion of Ghosts: A Novel

By Judith Claire Mitchell

A nationwide JEWISH publication AWARD FINALIST

“The modify sisters are mordant, wry, and crystalline in wit and imaginative and prescient; it's a large excitement to rocket via generations in their kin histories with them.” —Lauren Groff, New York Timesbestselling author of Fates and Furies, The Monsters of Templeton, and Arcadia

In the waning days of 1999, the final of the Alters—three broken yet wisecracking sisters who percentage an residence on Manhattan’s top West Side—decide it’s time to shut the circle of the relations curse through taking their very own lives. yet first, girl, Vee, and Delph needs to clarify the origins of that curse and the way it has manifested through the previous generations. Unspooling threads of background, own reminiscence, and family members lore, they weave a spell binding account that stretches again a century to their great-grandfather, a super scientist whose expert triumph grew to become the bad legacy that defines them. A suicide notice crafted through 3 vivid, humorous women, A Reunion of Ghosts is the ultimate bankruptcy of a saga lifetimes within the making—one that's inexorably intertwined with the tale of the 20 th century itself.

“Mitchell explores the mixed-blessing bonds of family members with wry wit. This unique story is black comedy at its best.”—People Book of the Week

“A wealthy portrait of a sophisticated family members, at turns violent and hilarious.”—Emma Straub, New York Timesbestselling author

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Suffer the Little Children (Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery)

By Donna Leon

A riveting new secret from overseas bestseller Donna Leon

Donna Leon?s Commissario Brunetti sequence has made Venice?a urban that?s attractive and complex, but in addition secretive and corrupt?one of poser enthusiasts? such a lot cherished locales. during this extraordinary new publication, Brunetti is summoned to the health center mattress of a revered pediatrician, the place he's faced with extra questions than solutions. 3 males had burst into the doctor?s condominium, attacked him, and abducted his eighteen-month-old son. What may have stimulated an attack so violent that it has left the healthcare professional mute? and will this crime be regarding the beneficial rip-off run through pharmacists that Brunetti?s colleague has lately exposed? As Brunetti delves deeper into the case, a narrative of infertility, desperation, and unlawful dealings starts to spread.

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A Ring of Endless Light: The Austin Family Chronicles, Book 4

By Madeleine L'Engle

After a tumultuous yr in manhattan urban, the Austins are spending the summer season at the small island the place their grandfather lives. he is very unwell, and looking at his situation go to pot because the summer season passes is nearly greater than Vicky can endure. To complicate concerns, she reveals herself because the focal point for 3 very diversified boys.
Zachary gray, the and reckless boy Vicky met final summer time, wishes her all to himself as he grieves the lack of his mom. Leo Rodney has been only a buddy for years, however the tragic lack of his father reasons him to show to Vicky for comfort―and romance. after which there is Adam Eddington. Adam is barely asking Vicky to assist along with his examine on dolphins. yet Adam―and the dolphins―may simply be what Vicky must get via this heartbreaking summer.

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The Aquitaine Progression: A Novel

By Robert Ludlum

In Geneva, American attorney Joel speak meets a guy he hasn’t visible in 20 years, a covert operative who dies violently at his ft, whispering phrases that hand communicate a spectacular legacy of loss of life: “The generals . . . they’re again . . . Aquitaine!” Suddenly communicate is operating for his existence, on my own with the world’s so much shattering mystery. Pursued by means of nameless executioners to the darkish corners of Europe, he's pressured to play a video game of survival via blood ideas he suggestion he’d lengthy left in the back of. one after the other, he lines each one thread of a deadly development to the center of each significant executive, a community of coordinated international violence that not anyone believes possible—no one yet communicate and the lady he as soon as enjoyed and misplaced, the single humans on the earth who can wrest the area from the iron clutch of Aquitaine.
 
Praise for Robert Ludlum and The Aquitaine Progression
 
“You won’t be ready to placed it down. (Don’t ever commence a Ludlum novel in case you have to visit paintings the subsequent day).”Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Ludlum at his best.”Publishers Weekly

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Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore: A Novel

By Stella Duffy

"A bravura functionality: a witty, relocating, horny publication that bursts with as a lot colour and pleasure because the urban of Constantinople itself." -Financial Times

Roman historian Procopius publicly praised Theodora of Constantinople for her piety-while secretly detailing her salacious level act and maligning her as ruthless and gear hungry. So who used to be this girl who rose from humble beginnings as a dancer to develop into the empress of Rome and a saint within the Orthodox Church? Award-winning novelist Stella Duffy vividly recreates the existence and instances of a girl who left her mark on one of many historic world's strongest empires. Theodora: Actress, Empress, Whore is a pretty, alluring novel that resurrects a unprecedented, little-known determine from the dusty pages of history.

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Sixty Days and Counting

By Kim Stanley Robinson

By the point Phil Chase is elected president, the world’s weather is way on its technique to irreversible swap. foodstuff shortage, housing shortages, diminishing treatment, and vanishing species are only a few of the results. The erratic wintry weather the Washington, D.C., quarter is experiencing is one other grim reminder of an international climate trend long gone haywire: bone-chilling chilly at some point, balmy climate the next.

But the president-elect is still positive and doesn’t intend to renounce with out a struggle. A maverick in each experience of the notice, Chase starts off organizing the main formidable plan to avoid wasting the realm from catastrophe given that FDR–and assembling a crew of best scientists and advisers to enforce it.

For Charlie Quibler, this implies reentering the political fray full-time and giving up full-time care of his younger son, Joe. For Frank Vanderwal, hampered by means of a mind harm, it potential attempting to guard the girl he loves from a vengeful ex and a rogue “black ops” employer no longer even the president can control–a activity for which neither Frank’s paintings on the nationwide technology starting place nor his learn of Tibetan Buddhism can organize him.

In an international the place time is operating out as fast as its typical assets, the place surveillance is nearly overall and freedom approximately nonexistent, the forecast for the Chase management seems darker every one passing day. For because the last–and so much terrible–of common failures looms at the horizon, it is going to take a miracle to prevent the clock . . . the type of miracle that basically devoted women and men can deliver about.

From the Hardcover edition.

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