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Black Square

Black Square


Sophie Pinkham

ISBN: 9780393247978
Year of publication: 2016

Sophie Pinkham BLACK SQUARE ADVENTURES IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE For my friends in Ukraine and Russia, with love and gratitude. MAPS PREFACE I was seven years old when the Berlin Wall fell. Watching the news with my parents in New York, I wondered how a simple concrete barrier could be so important. Why hadnt people just climbed over it Newscasters discussed the Iron Curtain, which sounded scary, but also confusing. Didnt curtains, by definition, ripple and fold I was sixteen when NATO bombed ...

Keywords: 21st Century Europe Geopolitics Russia Social History Travel
The Purchase

The Purchase


Amy Cross

ISBN: 9781091043152
Year of publication: 2019

Amy Cross THE PURCHASE Prologue Okay. Lets see what weve got here. Climbing out of the car, wincing a little at the pain in his back, Doctor Jack Levant looked toward the cabin and immediately noticed a few key details. Thirty years in the field had taught him to work fast. From the cabins design and layout, he could immediately identify its construction as early-to-mid nineteenth century, which meant that it was most likely home to one of the prospectors whod flooded this part of the country. ...

Keywords: ghosts
The Official Report on Human Activity

The Official Report on Human Activity


kim D Hunter

ISBN: 9780814345207
Year of publication: 2019

THE OFFICIAL REPORT ON HUMAN ACTIVITY Stories by kim d. hunter The Official Report on Human Activity or Long for an Elephant An Essay 1. Ipso in the Elephant When Ipso gave birth to what most agreed was an elephant, there were those who tried to act as though it was normal. Well, yes, he was a man, they said, and no one had known he was pregnant, but it was, after all, a small elephant. Prior to the birth, he had been eating strangely and spending an inordinate amount of time alone. But none ...

Keywords: Short Stories (single Author)
The Girl with the Scarab Necklace

The Girl with the Scarab Necklace


Tyro Vogel

ISBN: 9781370902033
Year of publication: 2014

Tyro Vogel THE GIRL WITH THE SCARAB NECKLACE Who is Mr. Sherlock Holmes In the year 1903 I was honorably discharged from the army, and Uncle Sam sent me back home to rub shoulders with all the other out-of-work boys roaming the streets. I got lucky: a buddy of mine got me a job at the port. Night shifts. Mine was a sad lot: night after night of back-breaking work, only to give half of my 1.50 a week pay for a room uglier than the rats Id shared it with. The rest of the money Id wisely spent on ...

Keywords: Doctor Who jedi Sherlock Holmes Star Wars time travel whovian
Out of the Dark

Out of the Dark


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250120441
Year of publication: 2019

Gregg Hurwitz Out of the Dark Dedication To my intimidatingly astute copyeditor, Maureen Sugden Who for sixteen novels has raised my game and saved me from countless embarrassments with razor-sharp wit and feather-soft nuance Prologue: Perennial Rain 1997 Evan is nineteen, fresh off the plane, trained up, mission-ready. And yet untested. His first assignment as Orphan X. He adjusts rapidly to this foreign place, a city with drizzly rain, imperious ministry buildings, and men who kiss on both ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thriller War & Military
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
MAD Librarian

MAD Librarian


Michael Guillebeau

ISBN: 9780997205527
Year of publication: 2017

Michael Guillebeau MAD LIBRARIAN YOU GOTTA FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHT TO LIBRARY dedication, and all that THIS IS A BOOK of fantasy. But it is about a race of fantastic creatures who actually inhabit some of the most underfunded and overworked places in our often-dirty real world. Theyre called librarians, and, more and more, theyre called on to shoulder any burden the rest of us dont want. They sign up to work with books, and wind up looking after kids dropped off for day care from moms who cant find ...

Keywords: cozy mystery library activism
The Cat Who Had 14 Tales

The Cat Who Had 14 Tales


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780745113975
Year of publication: 1988

This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events or locales is entirely coincidental.THE CAT WHO HAD 14 TALESA Jove Book published by arrangement with the authorAll rights reserved. Copyright 1988 by Lilian Jackson Braun This book may not be reproduced in whole or part, by mimeograph or any other means, without ...

Keywords: Adult Humour Mystery
Havenworld

Havenworld


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Bard Constantine Havenworld Other Books in the Havenworld Universe The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Silent Empire After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of mankind survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm ...

Keywords: Dystopian Post Apocalyptic Science Fiction
Nimrod Squad

Nimrod Squad


Bard Constantine

ISBN: 9781091821859
Year of publication: 2019

Bard Constantine Nimrod Squad A Havenworld Novel Other Books in the Havenworld Universe Havenworld Silent Empire The Troubleshooter: Four Shots The Troubleshooter: New Haven Blues The Troubleshooter: The Most Dangerous Dame Vigil: Knight in Cyber Armor After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of humanity. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed ...

Keywords: Dieselpunk Dystopian Science Fiction Steampunk
The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
The Cat Who Talked Turkey

The Cat Who Talked Turkey


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780756952709
Year of publication: 2003

Contents ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PROLOGUE ONE TWO THREE FOUR FIVE SIX SEVEN EIGHT NINE TEN ELEVEN TWELVE THIRTEEN FOURTEEN FIFTEEN SIXTEEN SEVENTEEN RECIPES This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents are either the product of the authors imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, business establishments, events or locales is entirely coincidental. The Cat Who......

Keywords: Adult Mystery
The Most Dangerous Dame

The Most Dangerous Dame


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Bard Constantine The Most Dangerous Dame After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants of mankind survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However the new age was not the type the architects envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm resurfaced, and the Havens quickly became quagmires of political and economic conflict that threatened to destroy the future envisioned by the Havens ...

Keywords: Detective Dieselpunk Dystopia Hard-Boiled Noir Science Fiction
New Haven Blues

New Haven Blues


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2012

Bard Constantine New Haven Blues DEDICATION To my mother: Beverly Harris, for introducing me to the world of books at a young age, inadvertently opening the doors to the universe ACKNOWLEDGMENTS There are a myriad of online readers and tutors who have in one way or another aided me in accomplishing this task. There are too many to name, but I greatly appreciate you all. Special thanks goes to Mark Krajnak of Jersey Style Photography, who was kind enough to shoot his mug for the cover image, and ...

Keywords: Detective Dieselpunk Dystopia Hard-Boiled Noir Science Fiction
Hard Luck Grift

Hard Luck Grift


Bard Constantine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Bard Constantine Hard Luck Grift After the Cataclysm nearly wiped out humanity, the remnants survived in Havens: city-sized constructs built to reboot society and usher in a new age of mankind. However, the new age was not the type the architects had envisioned. The same greed and lust for power that existed before the Cataclysm resurfaced, and the Havens quickly became quagmires of political and economic conflict that threatened to destroy the future envisioned by the Havens founders. This is ...

Keywords: Detective Dieselpunk Dystopia Hard-Boiled Noir Science Fiction

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