Keywords: contemporary

The Silkworm

The Silkworm


Robert Galbraith

ISBN: 9780316206877
Year of publication: 2014

Robert Galbraith The Silkworm blood and vengeance the scene, death the story, a sword imbrued with blood, the pen that writes, and the poet a terrible buskined tragical fellow, with a wreath about his head of burning match instead of bays. The Noble Spanish Soldier Thomas Dekker To Jenkins, without whom he knows the rest 1 QUESTION What dost thou feed on ANSWER Broken sleep. Thomas Dekker, The Noble Spanish Soldier Someone bloody famous, said the hoarse voice on the end of the line, betterve ...

Keywords: Adult Contemporary Mystery
Amber

Amber


Stephan Collishaw

ISBN: 9781910570012
Year of publication: 2015

Stephan Collishaw AMBER For Marija Prologue Heres a tale, Vassily said, his hand stroking his thick dark beard. There was a trader from Egypt who had in his possession a beautiful jewel. He arrived at the court of Timor the Lame in Samarkand. Amir Timor was away in battle and so it was to his wife, the young queen, that the trader was introduced. When the wife of the Amir Timor first laid eyes upon the jewel the Egyptian was carrying, she knew she must have it to present as a gift to her husband ...

Keywords: Afghan War contemporary fiction Historical Fiction Military
4 3 2 1

4 3 2 1


Paul Auster

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make this e-book publicly available in any way. Copyright infringement is against the law. If you believe the copy of this e-book you are reading infringes on the authors copyright, please notify the publisher at: us.macmillanusa.compiracy. for Siri Hustvedt 1.0 According to family legend, Fergusons grandfather departed on foot from his native city of Minsk with one hundred rubles sewn into the ...

Keywords: Contemporary
A Good Day for Seppuku

A Good Day for Seppuku


Kate Braverman

ISBN: 9780872867215
Year of publication: 2018

Kate Braverman A GOOD DAY FOR SEPPUKU SHORT STORIES OHARE I love OHare Airport, with its unpredictable weather and constant gate and terminal changes. This is where I board my plane to Los Angeles. OHare is a zone with variables that cant be controlled. Cell phone service ceases and nobody can tell me no. I wander corridors that end in cul-de-sacs where I sit alone in alcoves. Loudspeakers announce implausible destinations like Madrid, Prague and Tokyo. I pretend Im someone else. I have a red or ...

Keywords: Contemporary Women Family Life Short Stories (Single Author)
Record of a Night Too Brief

Record of a Night Too Brief


Hiromi Kawakami

ISBN: 9781782272724
Year of publication: 2017

Hiromi Kawakami RECORD OF A NIGHT TOO BRIEF RECORD OF A NIGHT TOO BRIEF 1 HORSE What was that itch on my back I wondered. And then I realized that it was the nightthe night was nibbling into me. It wasnt that late, still only twilight, but the darkness seemed to have collected just above my shoulders. A black clump of it had fastened onto me, eating away at my back. I wriggled, trying to shake it off, but the night clung fast. When I tried to rip it off with my hands, it floated away, as vapour, ...

Keywords: Contemporary Women Psychological
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition


Richard Bach
Russell Munson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Contents Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Last Words About the Author To the real Jonathan Seagull, who lives within us all JonathanLivingstonSeagull.com It was morning, and the new sun sparkled gold across the ripples of a gentle sea. A mile from shore a fishing boat chummed the water, and the word for Breakfast Flock flashed through the air, till a crowd of a thousand seagulls came to dodge and fight for bits of food. It was another busy day beginning. But way off alone, out by himself ...

Keywords: American Classics Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Encyclopedias Fairy Tales Fantasy Fiction Genre Fiction Inspirational Literary Literary Fiction Literature & Fiction Metaphysical Mythology & Folk Tales Reference Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction & Fantasy Spirituality United States
Tinkers

Tinkers


Paul Harding

ISBN: 9781458765970
Year of publication: 2008

tinkers Paul Harding For Meg, Samuel, and Benjamin 1 FORGE WASHINGTON CROSBY BEGAN TO hallucinate eight days before he died. From the rented hospital bed, placed in the middle of his own living room, he saw insects running in and out of imaginary cracks in the ceiling plaster. The panes in the windows, once snugly pointed and glazed, stood loose in their sashes. The next stiff breeze would topple them all and they would flop onto the heads of his family, who sat on the couch and the love seat ...

Keywords: Adult Contemporary Pulitzer
Pulse

Pulse


Jeremy Robinson

ISBN: 9780312540289
Year of publication: 2009

Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller
A Breed of Heroes

A Breed of Heroes


Alan Judd

ISBN: 9781847397720
Year of publication: 2011

A Breed of Heroes by Alan Judd For My Family How then can I live among this gentle obsolescent breed of heroes, and not weep From Aristocrats, by Keith Douglas, killed in action, Normandy, 9 June 1944. Phrases for A Breed of Heroes Judd tackles the horror and tedium of Ulster with humour and sympathy, skilfully blending bitterness with farce Spectator Brilliant, original. . the triumph of this novel is that it presents a picture of a man tortured by his own conscience and does it with verve, ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Literature & Fiction
The Stone Diaries

The Stone Diaries


Carol Shields

ISBN: 9780785799542
Year of publication: 1993

The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields For my sister, Babs A number of people have read the manuscript for this book and offered encouragement and suggestions. I thank Blanche Howard, Joan Clark, Jim Keller, Anne Giardini, Catherine, Meg and Sara Shields, and, especially, Miss Louise Wyatt of London, Ontario. Nothing she did or said was quite what she meant but still her life could be called a monument shaped in a slant of available light and set to the movement of possible music From The ...

Keywords: Adult Contemporary Historical Pulitzer
Project StrikeForce: Exodus

Project StrikeForce: Exodus


Kevin Lee Swaim

ISBN: 9781542590990
Year of publication: 2017

Kevin Lee Swaim Project StrikeForce: Exodus ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Thanks to all the active and retired military members who helped with this endeavor. Any mistakes contained herein are entirely mine. Special thanks to my beta readers. Your feedback was invaluable. Chapter One Zrich, Switzerland John Frist glanced around the dining room. Shouldnt she be here by now The woman at the nearby table glanced up from her wineglass. A few strands of silver threaded their way through her shoulder-length black ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Literature & Fiction Military Mystery Pulp Spies & Politics Technothriller Terrorism Thriller & Suspense Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense
The Scandalous Duchess

The Scandalous Duchess


Anne OBrien

ISBN: 9781472010391
Year of publication: 2014

Praise for the author ANNE OBRIEN An absolutely gripping tale that is both superbly written and meticulously researched The Sun The characters are larger than lifeand the author a compulsive storyteller. A little fictional embroidery has been worked into history, but the bones of the book are true. Sunday Express This book has everythingroyalty, scandal, fascinating historical politics and, ultimately, the shaping of the woman who founded the Tudors. Cosmopolitan OBrien has excellent control ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Historical Romance
The King's Concubine

The King's Concubine


Anne OBrien

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF ANNE OBRIENThe Kings Concubine The Kings Concubine is a delicious and satisfying Cinderella story, following the rise of Alice Perrers from powerless naivety to the pinnacle of the realm as the mistress of Edward III. Anne OBrien brings Alices story to life with vivid details and glorious writing that will please any fan of historical fiction. Gillian Bagwell, author of The September QueenQueen Defiant Queen Defiant lives up to its title as Anne OBrien, with sensual ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Foreign Language Fiction Foreign Languages Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Russian Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense Women's Fiction
The Blizzard

The Blizzard


Vladimir Sorokin

ISBN: 9780374709396
Year of publication: 2009

Begin Reading Table of Contents About the Author Copyright PageThank you for buying this Farrar, Straus and Giroux ebook.To receive special offers, bonus content, and info on new releases and other great reads, sign up for our newsletters. Or visit us online at us.macmillan.comnewslettersignupFor email updates on Vladimir Sorokin, click here. For email updates on Jamey Gambrell, click here. The author and publisher have provided this e-book to you for your personal use only. You may not make ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy
White Lies

White Lies


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781775533078
Year of publication: 2013

White Lies The Novella by Witi Ihimaera For John Barnett, who persists in putting New Zealand stories on screen. WITI IHIMAERA Introduction In 2007, I received a call from Rosa Bosch, a friend of mine in London. Rosa, an effervescent, incredibly well-connected film sales agent, had worked with us in bringing Whale Rider to the international market. Her expertise in the HispanicLatin American market is legendary. She knows every player and all the talent new and established. She told me that a ...

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