The Secret of Pirates' Hill (Hardy Boys, Book 36)

By Franklin W. Dixon

In a sequence of hair-raising adventures either on land and undersea the teenage brother detectives pit their wits opposed to one of the most ruthless criminals they've got ever encountered. all of it begins whilst Frank and Joe are pores and skin diving only for enjoyable and the joys of exploring the undersea international. all at once, deep within the waters that movement close to the foot of Pirates’ Hill, a mysterious epidermis diver fires a spear via Frank’s air hose. From this second on, hazard isn't distant. The very lives of the men are at stake as they, in addition to assistance from their associates, discover a secret regarding an outdated Spanish cannon and a wonderful sunken treasure.

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Liberté dans la montagne

By Marc Graciano

«Depuis bien des jours le vieux cheminait avec l. a. petite le lengthy de l. a. rivière. Quelquefois le vieux tenait los angeles major de los angeles petite mais, le plus souvent, il l. a. laissait voyager seule autour de lui» : telle est l. a. première word de ce roman puissamment envoûtant tant par l. a. rigidity dramatique constante que Marc Graciano parvient à conserver tout au lengthy de ce voyage initiatique, semé d'embûches, dans un temps très ancien, que par son kind exact, à base de litanies.
Dans leur périple vers l'amont de los angeles rivière, le nord, le vieux et l. a. petite traversent une nature à l. a. fois splendide et sauvage, croisent des personnages inoubliables, comme le veneur.
Vers où les conduira leur destin ?

Marc Graciano est né le 14 février 1966. Il vit au pied des montagnes aux confins de l'Ain et du Jura.
Liberté dans l. a. montagne est son most excellent livre.

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Bowl of Heaven

By Gregory Benford, Larry Niven

In Bowl of Heaven, the 1st collaboration through technology fiction masters Larry Niven (Ringworld) and Gregory Benford (Timescape), the boundaries of ask yourself are redrawn once more as a human excursion to a different superstar process is jeopardized by way of an come across with an astonishingly enormous artifact in interstellar area: a bowlshaped constitution half-englobing a celebrity, with a liveable zone such as many thousands of Earths…and it is on a right away course heading for a similar method because the human ship.

A touchdown social gathering is distributed to enquire the Bowl, but if the explorers are separated―one crew captured through the large structure's alien population, the opposite pursued throughout its unusual and hazardous landscape―the secret of the Bowl's origins and goal propel the human voyagers towards discoveries that would remodel their figuring out in their position within the universe.

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Alien Collective: Alien Novels, Book 9

By Gini Koch

Regardless of now not having run for workplace, nor eager to stay in place of work, consultant Jeff Martini is being wooed because the vice presidential operating mate for a charismatic senator who turns out more likely to win the crusade. whereas the Diplomatic Corps has to house the pressures of a political crusade guaranteed to discover secrets and techniques they don’t wish shared with the realm, Ambassador Kitty Katt-Martini has different worries—handling the reemergence of her such a lot effective nemesis, notion useless and buried.

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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

By Truman Capote, Reynolds Price

A landmark assortment that brings jointly Truman Capote’s life’s paintings within the shape he referred to as his “great love,” The whole Stories confirms Capote’s prestige as a grasp of the fast tale.
Ranging from the gothic South to the stylish East Coast, from rural young ones to getting older city sophisticates, all of the unforgettable locations and other people of Capote’s oeuvre are right here, in tales as based as they're heartfelt, as haunting as they're compassionate. examining them reminds us of the stunning presents of a loved American original.

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The Company Man

By Robert Jackson Bennett

The 12 months is 1919.

The McNaughton company is the head of yank undefined. They equipped the weapons that received the good warfare prior to it even started. They equipped the airships that tie the realm jointly. And, exceptionally, they equipped Evesden-a shining city, the simplest that the area has to offer.

But whatever is rotten on the middle of the town. Deep underground, a trolley motor vehicle pulls right into a station with 11 useless our bodies inside of. 4 mins earlier than, the sufferers have been noticeable boarding on the earlier station. 11 males butchered by way of hand within the blink of an eye fixed. All are lifeless. And all are union.

Now, one guy, Cyril Hayes, needs to repair this. there's a darkish mystery at the back of the innovations of McNaughton and with a conflict brewing among the executives and the employees, the reality needs to be came across prior to the full urban burns. stuck among the union and the corporate, among the police and the sufferers, Hayes needs to discover the secret sooner than it kills him.

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Black Tuesday

By Susan Colebank

Every thing goes simply the best way superachiever Jayne Thompkins deliberate. She’s on the most sensible of her classification and captain of the ladies’ varsity tennis staff. Her final objective? Harvard. She wouldn’t be killing herself with a lot of these extracurriculars differently. yet her existence alterations whilst she crashes into one other car—and a bit woman dies hence. Will she ever manage to reside with the guilt she feels over this unintended loss of life? A gripping and fastpaced tale approximately guilt, anger, forgiveness, and moment percentages through firsttime writer Susan Colebank.

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Días De Nevada (HISPANICA)

Vuelve Atxaga.
Una novela tan singular como Obabakoak y tan own como El hijo del acordeonista.

Premio Nacional de l. a. Crítica Literaria 2014 en euskera

«También yo quería entrar en el mundo genuine, y por un momento lo logré. Los dos caballos salvajes que estaban frente al Chevrolet Avalanche se pusieron a girar como en un carrusel, y con ellos el de Cornelie, el caballo negro de Franquito y otros caballos que formaban parte de mi pasado. Pensé #solo por un momento, ya lo he dicho# que aquella period los angeles imagen de mi vida, y que me sería fácil poner junto a los caballos, o en su lugar, criaturas humanas: los angeles mujer que leía Reader#s Digest, el hombre que en el health center se sentía enjaulado como un mono, José Francisco, Didi, Adrián, L., yo mismo, Á?ngela, Izaskun, Sara... Una vuelta, dos vueltas, tres, cuatro, y así hasta que el carrusel se parase. Pero ¿dónde estaba el centro? ¿Dónde el eje en torno al cual giraba todo?»

Esta es l. a. historia de un escritor que viaja a Nevada, Estados Unidos, entre agosto de 2007 y junio de 2008, pero es también mucho más. Es un relato en el que lo vivido, el instante actual, se mezcla con recuerdos, imágenes, sueños y evocaciones. En el que el paisaje árido y hostil del desierto y el horizonte verde, rojo y fucsia de los casinos de l. a. ciudad de Reno, con su trama de luces brillantes y acristaladas, conducen una y otra vez al narrador #y al lector# a ese otro paisaje más íntimo, más own del País Vasco.

Días de Nevada es una historia hecha de historias, a modo de caja china, que nos muestra cómo cada experiencia que vivimos, cada vínculo creado entre las personas más allá de las distancias temporales y espaciales, cada emoción que nos impacta, cada amenaza que combatimos permanece indeleble. Y nos convierte en lo que somos.

Atxaga gana el Premio de l. a. crítica en euskera por Días de Nevada.

La crítica ha dicho...
«Me he quedado atrapado en esa mirada transparente que describe el mundo con asombro, como si lo viera por primera vez, y también, sobre todo, por l. a. destreza con que ha puesto en palabras lo que vio.»
Javier Rojo, suplemento cultural Territorios, El Correo

«La última obra de Bernardo Atxaga se ha escrito desde l. a. raíz del dolor de los angeles pérdida de las personas queridas y desde l. a. tranquila sabiduría del dominio de un mundo narrativo y de l. a. experiencia en los angeles creación de mundos simbólicos. En su Días de Nevada puede apreciarse que el autor ha encerrado en esa narración l. a. condensación de su mundo narrativo. (...) Días de Nevada el libro más own de Bernardo Atxaga, el más plural, un viaje entre l. a. piedad y el dolor en el que no falta l. a. mirada bien humorada».
Jon Kortazar, Babelia

«Atxaga sabe entretener, conmover y dar a los angeles autobiografía todo el encanto de lo ficticio».
J.A. Masoliver Ródenas, La Vanguardia

«Días de Nevada es una suma poética y rítmica de historias y reflexiones, vivencias y emociones que, activadas por una estancia del escritor en Reno entre 2007 y 2008, emborronan las fronteras entre consignación rigurosa, memoria idealizada y fabulación pura para acabar conformando una emotiva exploración de lo que nos hace más humanos: los angeles capacidad de que dentro nuestro cohabiten vivos y muertos, pasado y presente, todas las gradaciones de los angeles bondad y l. a. maldad».
Antonio Lozano, Qué Leer

«Una novela híbrida, entre poética y narrativa, que camina desde los angeles crónica a l. a. imagen lírica».
José María Pozuelo Yvancos, ABC Cultural

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION Nevada Days is the tale of a author who travels to Nevada, within the usa, among August of 2007 and June of 2007, however it is usually even more. It’s a narrative within which the true stories combine with stories, photographs, and goals; during which the opposed, arid wilderness lands cape and the fairway, purple, and fucsia casinos at the horizon force the narrator—and the reader—back to that different, extra own panorama of the Basque country.

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Scourge: Star Wars Legends

By Jeff Grubb

In the center of crime-ridden Hutt area, a Jedi pupil searches for justice.
 
While attempting to receive the coordinates of a mystery, peril-packed, yet possibly invaluable alternate path, a amateur Jedi is killed—and the intent for his homicide continues to be shrouded in secret. Now his former grasp, Jedi archivist Mander Zuma, desires solutions, while he fights to erase doubts approximately his personal skills as a Jedi. What Mander will get is immersion into the perilous underworld of the Hutts as he struggles to stick one step forward in a video game of smugglers, killers, and crime lords bent on overall keep an eye on.

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Celestis

By Paul Park

A human diplomat from Earth falls in love with an alien who has gone through cosmetic surgery to make her seem human, in a unique via the writer of the acclaimed trilogy, The Starbridge Chronicles.

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