The Raiders

By Harold Robbins

Carrying on with the tale of The Carpetbaggers, Jonas wire, Jr., is affected by his father's demise, Nevada Smith reappears, and the bath intercourse scene is passed as Jonas's daughter and son confirm to outdo him. 125,000 first printing.

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Pilgrim Soul (Douglas Brodie series)

By Gordon Ferris

As Glasgow is buried less than snow, a killer is at the unfastened and a dangerous mystery threatens to take Brodie to the sting of sanity

It's 1947 and the worst wintry weather in reminiscence: Glasgow is buried in snow, killers stalk the streets, and Douglas Brodie's prior is engulfing him. It begins small. The Jewish group in Glasgow asks Douglas Brodie, ex-policeman became journalist, to resolve a chain of burglaries. The police do not care and Brodie wishes the money. Brodie solves the crime however the thief is located useless, butchered by means of the landlord of the home he was once robbing. while the householder in flip is murdered, the complete group is in uproar—and Brodie's uncomplicated case of robbery disintegrates into chaos. Into the mayhem strides Danny McRae—Brodie's previous sparring companion from once they policed Glasgow's suggest streets. Does Danny carry with him the seeds of redemption or retribution? because the homicide tally mounts, Brodie discovers tainted gold and a blood-stained path again to the focus camps. again to the horrors that hang-out his desires. Glasgow is overflowing with Jewish refugees. But have their persecutors pursued them? And who could be subsequent to die?

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Kultus: A Thaddeus Blaklok Novel

By Richard Ford

Thaddeus Blaklok – mercenary, demonist, bastard and thug-for-hire – is pressed into retrieving a mysterious key for his clandestine benefactors. Little does he be aware of that different events search to safe this artefact for his or her personal nefarious ends and shortly he's pursued by means of brutal cultists, bloodthirsty gangsters, lethal mercenaries and hell spawned monsters, all bent on preventing him in any way necessary.

In a lightning paced quest that takes him around the size and breadth of the steam-fuelled urban of Manufactory, Blaklok needs to use his wits and his personal demonic powers to maintain the major from those that might use it for sick, and open the gates to Hell itself.

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Mesaerion: The Best Science Fiction Stories 1800-1849

By Andrew Barger

Andrew Barger, award-winning writer and engineer, has generally researched forgotten journals and magazines of the early nineteenth century to find groundbreaking technological know-how fiction brief tales within the English language. In doing so, he chanced on what's very likely the 1st technological know-how fiction tale by way of a feminine (and it's not from Mary Shelley). Andrew situated the 1st steampunk brief tale, which has now not been republished because 1844. there's the 1st voyage to the moon in a balloon, republished for the 1st time given that 1820 that additional tells of a darkness laptop and a lunarian named Zuloc. different vintage sci-fi tales comprise the 1st robot insect and an electrical energy gun.

Popular technological know-how fiction authors that began the style within the usa also are current like Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne. once more, Andrew has searched outdated texts to discover some of the best technological know-how fiction tales from the interval whilst the style automatic to existence, many of the tales are released for the 1st time in approximately 2 hundred years. learn those excellent tales today!
  • The evidence when it comes to M. Valdemar - Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Aerial Burglar - Percival Leigh
  • A stopover at to the Lunar Sphere - Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Glimpses of different Worlds - Thomas Charles Morgan
  • Hilda Silfverling, A Fantasy - Lydia Maria Child
  • Rappaccini's Daughter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Rival Mechanicians - Lydia Maria Child
  • A Descent Into the Maelstrom - Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Artist of the Beautiful - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Iron Shroud - William Mudford
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So mechanical has the age turn into, that males heavily speak of flying machines, to move by means of steam,--not your air-balloons, yet actual Daedalian wings, made from wooden and joints, nailed in your shoulder,--not wings of feathers and wax just like the wings of Icarus, who fell into the Cretan sea, yet actual, good, immense, rock-maple wings with wrought-iron hinges, and large concavities, to propel us during the air. Knickerbocker Magazine, may possibly 1835

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The Silvered

By Tanya Huff

"When wild and mage jointly come, one in six or six in a single, Empires upward push or empires fall, the unborn baby starts it all."

It begun with the prophecy made via the Imperial Soothsayer, a prophecy that had Emperor Leopald's military bent on conquering the small country of Aydori. For Aydori used to be governed via the search Pack--shape changers who took the shape of wolves-- and the Mage-pack--masters of the six disciplines: air, hearth, water, earth, metals, healing.

With its allies defeated, not anything stood among Aydori and the invading Imperials yet its personal troops, led by means of the search Pack and aided through magecraft. What nobody can have expected have been the emperor's new weapons--from sizzling air balloons, to hugely damaging long-range rockets, to weapons loaded with the silver bullets so lethal to the Pack.

Even as his troops wreaked havoc on a vast entrance, the emperor despatched a small team deep into Aydori territory to catch the six pregnant mages of the prophecy, utilizing historic magical units which could nullify their powers, leaving them helpless prisoners. it may were a foolproof scheme. Captain Sean Reiter and his squad of Imperial infantrymen simply captured 5 girls of the Mage-pack, together with the spouse of the Pack chief. but the prophecy acknowledged they wanted six mages.

So, whereas nearly all of the squad headed again to the capital with their prize, Captain Reiter and a smaller workforce persevered their seek. and so they stumbled on Mirian Maylin.

A scholar on the mages' univeristy, Mirian had scored highly excessive within the checking out, yet all she had complete after a 12 months of learning was once to qualify on the first point in 5 of the six disciplines while she must have been attaining mastery in a single. She was once advised to not go back for extra education. So whilst she witnessed the enemy taking pictures 5 girls of the Mage-pack, Mirian had no selection yet to go for the battlefront to document the abduction to the Pack Leader.

On the way in which, she fell prisoner to Reiter and his males. And it used to be in basic terms because of the intervention of the Pack Leader's more youthful brother, Tomas Hagen, that Mirian escaped. Tomas introduced devastating news--news that despatched the 2 of them on a determined race to rescue the captured mages sooner than they reached the capital.

But at the same time they pursued the squad, they have been being pursued by means of Captain Reiter. whereas Mirian and Tomas journeyed via a growing number of adversarial lands, she labored relentlessly to enhance her mage-craft and attain keep an eye on over her spells, leaving an all-too-obvious path of incidents that may now not be ignored.

The Mage-pack captives themselves have been doing every little thing they can to flee sooner than the emperor may enforce his terrible plans for them and their unborn childrend, yet time was once working out. or even if Mirian and Tomas reached the capital prior to it used to be too overdue, what likelihood did they've got opposed to an historic maic, the newest medical advances, and a mad emperor's complete military?

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Dead Poets Society

Todd Anderson and his associates at Welton Academy can infrequently think how diversified lifestyles is considering the fact that their new English professor, the fancy John Keating, has challenged them to "make your lives remarkable! encouraged by means of Keating, the lads resurrect the useless Poets Society--a mystery membership the place, loose from the limitations and expectancies of faculty and oldsters, they permit their passions run wild. As Keating turns the men directly to the good phrases of Byron, Shelley, and Keats, they become aware of not just the wonderful thing about language, however the value of constructing each one second count.

But the useless Poets pledges quickly observe that their newfound freedom may have tragic outcomes. Can the membership and the distinctiveness it evokes continue to exist the strain from gurus decided to spoil their goals?

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By C. J. Cherryh

Shipment leader Marie Hawkin's obsessive vendetta opposed to Captain Austin Bowe sparks a blood feud till Marie disappears, and while her son, Tom, attempts to discover her, he's shanghaied by means of Bowe's crewmen, and learns the reality of his mother's hate. significant ad/promo.

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Fortune's Wheel (Sholan Alliance)

By Lisanne Norman

They'd been introduced jointly through mutual desire while either their peoples have been confronted with the specter of the warlike Valtegans, an enemy bent on conquering the other race it encountered.

She was once Carrie, the daughter of the human governor of the Terran colony planet Keiss. He was once Kusac, the son and inheritor of the Sholan extended family Lord. either have been telepaths of the top order, and the bond they shaped used to be compounded both of affection and brain strength. yet whilst they sought to refine their by surprise greater and intermingled powers and to outline their courting, the 2 have been thrust into the guts of an interstellar conflict.

For whereas Terran and Sholan representatives labored jointly in sturdy religion to barter a mutual security treaty, opposing factions on either their worlds sought to exploit Carrie and Kusac for his or her personal ends—or failing that to smash them… and all desire for a Terran-Sholan alliance.

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Oceans of Dust (Stargate: SG-1, Book 19)

By Peter J. Evans

Retail ePub from OverDrive (Note that this writer distributes their ePubs as Calibre mobi conversions). for information on all to be had Stargate books see &

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SG-1 find a creature of incredible evil lurking underneath the traditional sands of Egypt - a creature the insane Goa'uld Neheb-Kau wishes as a bad weapon. With Teal'c and significant Carter within the fingers of the enemy, Colonel O'Neill and Daniel Jackson enlist grasp Bra'tac. They music the creature around the galaxy in a determined bid to damage it earlier than it turns their neighbors - and the galaxy - to dirt.

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