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Orphans of Chaos

Orphans of Chaos


John C Wright

ISBN: 0765311313
Year of publication: 2995

John C. Wright Orphans of Chaos To the memory of Harry Golding, a man of sterling moral character, generous wit and charm, endless patience, and titanic intellect this tutor of St. Johns College in Annapolis had many students who admired him with a profound love, of whom this authors is not the least. Let it be not imagined by any reader that the rather sinister educational institution depicted in this fantasy is meant to resemble the authors alma mater, for the spirit of St. Johns is one in ...

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I Owe You One: A Novel

I Owe You One: A Novel


Sophie Kinsella

ISBN: 9781524799021
Year of publication: 2019

I Owe You One is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental. Copyright 2019 by Madhen Media Ltd. All rights reserved. Published in the United States by The Dial Press, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. THE DIAL PRESS and the HOUSE colophon are registered trademarks of ...

Keywords: Family Life Fiction Romance Romantic Comedy Siblings Women
The Island of Sea Women

The Island of Sea Women


Lisa See

ISBN: 9781501154850
Year of publication: 2019

Lisa See THE ISLAND OF SEA WOMEN Authors Note Although parts of the story take place when the McCune-Reischauer system of romanization was standard, I have used Revised Romanization of Korean, which was formalized in 2000. All personal names are rendered in common spelling. Wherever possible, I have used Jeju words. On the mainland, halmeoni means grandmother. On Jeju, in a fitting example of the respect in which women are held for their strength, independence, and persistence, halmang means ...

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Infinite Detail

Infinite Detail


Tim Maughan

ISBN: 9780374718602
Year of publication: 2019

Tim Maughan INFINITE DETAIL for sava 1. AFTER The pathetic tinkle of the shops bell announces their first visitor, the first believer of the day. The first of the regulars, the tired-looking mothers and lost children, the ones that come in just to catch a quick word with Mary, to thank her, to nervously leave offerings on her desk, to smile their awkward, uncomfortable smiles. The ones that just pop in to stare at the sad, pale, distant, generic dead faces. All right, Janet, Tyrone says. Hello, ...

Keywords: dystopia
The Very Best of the Best

The Very Best of the Best


Peter Watts
Carrie Vaughn
Stephen Baxter
Pat Cadigan
Elizabeth Bear
Nancy Kress
Michael Swanwick
Ian McDonald
Robert Charles Wilson
Charles Stross
Daryl Gregory
James Patrick Kelly
Alastair Reynolds
Gwyneth Jones
Paul McAuley
Greg Egan
Kage Baker
John Kessel
Eleanor Arnason
Kathe Koja
Ian R MacLeod
Robert Reed
Lavie Tidhar
JAMES S A COREY
Maureen McHugh
Yoon Ha Lee
Ken Liu
David Moles
John Barnes
Adam Roberts
Allen M Steele
Aliette de Bodard
Rich Larson
Indrapramit Das
R S Benedict
Carter Scholz
Ray Nayler
Sam J Miller
Gardner R Dozois
Sarah Monette

ISBN: 9781250296191
Year of publication: 2019

THE VERY BEST OF THE BEST 35 YEARS OF THE YEARS BEST SCIENCE FICTION Edited by Gardner Dozois Time that is intolerant Of the brave and innocent, And indifferent in a week To a beautiful physique, Worships language and forgives Everyone by whom it lives. W. H. AUDEN acknowledgments Id like to thank all the people who have helped me assemble these volumes over the years Susan Casper, Sean Swanwick, and Vaughne Lee Hanson for technical support too many authors and editors to list and thanks to my ...

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The Perfect Alibi

The Perfect Alibi


Phillip Margolin

ISBN: 9781250117526
Year of publication: 2019

Phillip Margolin THE PERFECT ALIBI For Noelle, Brianna, Tess, Brent, Camille, Pat, Janelle, and Georgemy new family. Thanks for your warm welcome. PART ONE THE GREEK GOD CHAPTER ONE At five thirty on a rainy Monday morning in October, Robin Lockwood ran the five miles from her apartment to McGills gym in Portlands Pearl District. For decades, the Pearl had been home to dusty, decaying warehouses. Then the developers moved in. Overnight, most of the grimy, run-down buildings were replaced by ...

Keywords: DNA rape
Dangerous People

Dangerous People


Ursula K Le Guin

ISBN: 9781598536058
Year of publication: 2019

Ursula K. Le Guin DANGEROUS PEOPLE Brian Attebery, editor DANGEROUS PEOPLE By Arravna Chapter One NOBODY KNOWS WHY the house named Hardcinder stands by itself on a rise of slaggy basalt, inside the curve of the other houses of that arm of the town.1 Maybe at some time they enlarged the common place of Telina2 but left the old house standing the way it does, sticking out into the common or maybe some hard-headed people built the house there on the common because they wanted a foundation of rock. ...

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The Chemical Detective

The Chemical Detective


Fiona Erskine

ISBN: 9781786074935
Year of publication: 2019

Fiona Erskine THE CHEMICAL DETECTIVE For Marion and Norman PRELUDE Thursday 24 February, Teesside, England The trouble with Semtex is the smell. Dogs can sense it. Most humans cant. Boris could. Not the plastic explosive itself, you understand neither RDX nor PETN the main components have much of an odour. The scent comes from the tracers added, to make sure it doesnt fall into the wrong hands. Hands like his. Chemists hands. Wide hands with long fingers, calloused from handling hot glassware, ...

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Island of Fear

Island of Fear


David Holman

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Year of publication: 2019

David Holman Island of Fear For my girls. Part 1 The Praying Mantis Chapter 1 The chambermaid burst through the door, almost sending retired Air Commodore Sir Alistair Higgins tumbling down the stairs. Thankfully, his bulky six-foot frame prevented him from a fall which would have most certainly made him miss the parade. At that moment, he was grateful for his life-long hearty appetite. He looked angrily at her, staring into her eyes for an apology, watery eyes that seemed to gaze straight ...

Keywords: Aviation Espionage Mystery Private Investigators Technothriller Thriller
The Uninhabitable Earth

The Uninhabitable Earth


David Wallace-Wells

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Copyright 2019 by David Wallace-Wells All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. crownpublishing.com TIM DUGGAN BOOKS and the Crown colophon are trademarks of Penguin Random House LLC. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Names: Wallace-Wells, David, author. Title: The uninhabitable earth : life after warming David Wallace-Wells. Description: First edition. ...

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The Crooked Street

The Crooked Street


Brian Freeman

ISBN: 9781503900943
Year of publication: 2019

Brian Freeman The Crooked Street For Marcia It takes your enemy and your friend, working together, to hurt you to the heart. Mark Twain 1 Denny Clark emerged through a cloud of steam into the cold darkness of Chinatown. The fragrance of ginger and jasmine, and the spitting sizzle of hot oil, chased him into the alley. His shoes tracked footprints outlined in pigs blood onto the stone. He slammed the metal door behind him, silencing the chorus of voices bellowing in Mandarin from the restaurant ...

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The Fourth Man

The Fourth Man


Lee Child

ISBN: 9781473567023
Year of publication: 2019

Lee Child The Fourth Man About the Author Lee Child is one of the worlds leading thriller writers. He was born in Coventry, raised in Birmingham, and now lives in New York. It is said one of his novels featuring his hero Jack Reacher is sold somewhere in the world every nine seconds. His books consistently achieve the number-one slot on bestseller lists around the world and have sold over one hundred million copies. Two blockbusting Jack Reacher movies have been made so far. He is the recipient ...

Keywords: Thriller
The Hunt for Excalibur

The Hunt for Excalibur


Christopher Cartwright

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Year of publication: 2019

Christopher Cartwright The Hunt for Excalibur Prologue Minamisma Harbor, Japan Friday, 11, March, 2011 The Hoshi Maru rode the sea off the north-eastern coastal waters of Japan with arrogant indifference. At a hundred and eighty feet in length, a beam of fifty, and a double layered hull of steel, it was difficult to imagine anything that would disturb the fishing trawler. Captain Itaru Katsuz grinned as his eyes swept the horizon. The dark swells shifted against one another like giant shards of ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
The River

The River


Peter Heller

ISBN: 9780525521877
Year of publication: 2019

Peter Heller THE RIVER To my father, John Heller, the best storyteller I ever heard. Who first took me out in small boats, and who sang Little Joe the Wrangler and Barbara Allen. MAP PROLOGUE They had been smelling smoke for two days. At first they thought it was another campfire and that surprised them because they had not heard the engine of a plane and they had been traveling the string of long lakes for days and had not seen sign of another person or even the distant movement of another ...

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No Way

No Way


S J Morden

ISBN: 9780316522212
Year of publication: 2019

S. J. Morden ONE WAY In grateful memory of Professor Colin Pillinger 19432014 1 Internal memo: Mars Base One Mission Control to Bruno Tiller 11102048 transcribed from paper-only copy We have been unable to contact MBO for twenty-four 24 hours. MBO appears undamaged. The hi-gain antenna appears undamaged, but the carrier signal is absent. The DV Descent Vehicle is also undamaged, and does emit a carrier wave. We have attempted to contact MBO routing through the DV, but the link is non-responsive. ...

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