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Mark Tufo - Zombie Fallout 7: For The Fallen

Mike is back. The battle with Eliza is past. Now Mike must strike out once again in a desperate race against time as his son and best friend are succumbing to the zombie virus within them. What he does not know is that an old foe has
risen up and a more insidious threat has emerged to not just the Talbots but all of humanity.


Published: Dec 3, 2013
Pages: 372

Lisa Wingate - Before We Were Yours: A Novel

Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale.Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family'smore...Two families, generations apart, are forever changed by a heartbreaking injustice in this poignant novel, inspired by a true story, for readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale.Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge--until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents--but they quickly realize the dark truth. At the mercy of the facility's cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty. Aiken, South Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family's long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption. Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals--in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country--Lisa Wingate's riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.Advance praise for Before We Were Yours"Lisa Wingate takes an almostunthinkable chapter in our nation's history and weaves a tale of enduring power.That Georgia Tann and her Memphis Tennessee Children's Home Society couldactually exist, unraveling the lives of countless children, stealing their pastsand changing their futures, will give you chills. But the real feat of this stirring novel is how deeply Wingate plunges usinto the heart and mind of twelve-year-old river-gypsy, Rill Foss. Rill'sutterly singular voice will stay with you long after the last page is turned,as will Wingate's courage to follow her anywhere... Vivid and affecting."-Paula McLain, New York Times bestselling author of Circlingthe Sun "A powerful taleof family, of sisters, of secrets kept and secrets shared. I absolutely loved this book. I'm stillbasking in the afterglow, in shock at the true-crime elements, in awe at the journey of these characters whoseem to have immortal souls."-Jamie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of Hotelon the Corner of Bitter and Sweet and Songs of Willow Frost "An unforgettableread. This captivating novelwill quite likely break your heart but because it's Lisa Wingateat the helm, you will not be left broken. She is a master storyteller and never fails to get to theheart of what makes us hold onto hope."-Susan Meissner, author of Secrets of a Charmed Life  "Before We Were Yours, Lisa Wingate's heart-racing tale of a family ripped apart by the TennesseeChildren's Home Society scandal, rang so true I couldn't sleep until I knewtheir fate. Days later, I'm stillhaunted by the diabolical plot to steal and sell the most vulnerablechildren to high bidders, sanctioned by high-ranking officials who looked theother way."-Julie Kibler, bestselling author of Calling Me Home

Publisher: Ballantine Books
Published:
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0425284689

Jane Urquhart - A Map of Glass

Award-winning, bestselling author Jane Urquhart’s eagerly anticipated new novel is a magnificent accomplishment and her strongest to date. A Map of Glass weaves two parallel stories, one set in contemporary Toronto and Prince Edward County, the other in the nineteenth century on the northernmore...Award-winning, bestselling author Jane Urquhart’s eagerly anticipated new novel is a magnificent accomplishment and her strongest to date. A Map of Glass weaves two parallel stories, one set in contemporary Toronto and Prince Edward County, the other in the nineteenth century on the northern shores of Lake Ontario. A novel about loss and the transitory nature of place, A Map of Glass contains all the elements for which Jane Urquhart’s novels are celebrated. Sylvia Bradley was rescued from her parents’ house by a doctor attracted to and challenged by her withdrawn ways. Their subsequent marriage has nourished her, but ultimately her husband’s care has formed a kind of prison. When she meets Andrew, a historical geographer, her world changes. A year after Andrew’s death, Sylvia makes a connection with Jerome, a young conceptual artist/photographer who, while executing one of his outdoor projects, discovers Andrew’s body. After Sylvia escapes to the city, she shares with Jerome the story of Andrew’s forebears, a story that goes back to the nineteenth century amidst the flourishing timber and shipbuilding industries of Lake Ontario. This story is the breathtaking centre of A Map of Glass, an intricate novel enriched by moments of vivid history come to life and haunting imagery. It stands as her richest, most accomplished novel to date.

Publisher: MacAdam/Cage
Published: Mar 9, 2006
Pages: 371
ISBN: 1596921706

Sara Craven - The Forced Marriage (Italian Husbands) (Harlequin Presents #2320)

Powerful Italian Marco Valante was used to taking what he wanted—and he wouldn't let a little thing like Flora's engagement stand in the way! Flora had been trying to convince herself she was happy with her steady fiancé, but her head hadn't stopped spinning since she'dmore...Powerful Italian Marco Valante was used to taking what he wanted—and he wouldn't let a little thing like Flora's engagement stand in the way! Flora had been trying to convince herself she was happy with her steady fiancé, but her head hadn't stopped spinning since she'd literally bumped into Marco!The sexy tycoon wasted no time in whisking her away to his villa—for privacy, passion and a surprise marriage proposal. Marco was determined to marry Flora before she could discover their accidental meeting hadn't been quite so innocent....

Publisher: Harlequin
Published: May 1, 2003
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0373123205

Ronald Kelly - Hell Hollow

Publisher: Cemetery Dance
Published: Aug 3, 2010
Pages: 424
ISBN: 1587671867

Poul Anderson - The Boat of A Million Years

Others have written SF on the theme of immortality, but in The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson made it his own. Early in human history, certain individuals were born who live on, unaging, undying, through the centuries and millenia. We follow them through over 2000 years, up to our time andmore...Others have written SF on the theme of immortality, but in The Boat of a Million Years, Poul Anderson made it his own. Early in human history, certain individuals were born who live on, unaging, undying, through the centuries and millenia. We follow them through over 2000 years, up to our time and beyond-to the promise of utopia, and to the challenge of the stars.A milestone in modern science fiction, a New York Times Notable Book on its first publication in 1989, this is one of a great writer's finest works.

Publisher: Orb Books
Published: May 1, 2004
Pages: 480
ISBN: 0765310244

Nancy Kress - Nebula Awards Showcase 2003 (Nebula Awards Showcase)

Here is the ssential index of one year in SF and fantasy, full of winners and nominees of the prestigious Nebula Award. For groundbreaking works in the genre, the Nebula is perhaps the highest honor in the field-and a beacon for readers looking for the best quality science fiction and fantasy around.

Published: Apr 1, 2003
Pages: 240

Liz Fielding - A Nanny For Keeps (Harlequin Romance)

Jacqui Moore is on the runfrom being a nanny! She can't bear the thought of getting close to a child again, only to lose that love in the space of a heartbeat. Until she meets little orphaned Maisie, and is railroaded into becoming her nanny for the night.Nights turn into days...and weeks...andmore...Jacqui Moore is on the runfrom being a nanny! She can't bear the thought of getting close to a child again, only to lose that love in the space of a heartbeat. Until she meets little orphaned Maisie, and is railroaded into becoming her nanny for the night.Nights turn into days...and weeks...and now Jacqui's emotions are in turmoil. For, along with Maisie, the master of the housemagnificent yet scarred Harry Talbothas stolen her heart. And now there's nowhere to run and hide....

Publisher: Harlequin
Published: Dec 1, 2005
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0373038720

Lisa Jackson - The Life and Death of Lauren Conway: A Companion to Without Mercy

Go inside the dark history of the Blue Rock Academy and learn more about the twisted past that made this school a hunting ground for a ruthless killer...and what became of one of the school's most infamous alumni in this companion to the New York Times bestseller WITHOUT MERCY. From #1 New Yorkmore...Go inside the dark history of the Blue Rock Academy and learn more about the twisted past that made this school a hunting ground for a ruthless killer...and what became of one of the school's most infamous alumni in this companion to the New York Times bestseller WITHOUT MERCY. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson comes a pulse-pounding thriller that goes behind the doors of an exclusive academy with a terrifying secret. . . Ever since her father was stabbed to death in a home invasion, Julia "Jules" Farentino has been plagued by nightmares. Her half-sister, Shaylee, now seventeen, has had her own difficulties since the tragedy, earning a rap sheet for drug use, theft, and vandalism. Still, when Jules learns of her mother's decision to send Shay to an elite boarding school in Oregon, she's skeptical. The Academy has a reputation for turning wayward kids around--but one of its students went missing six months ago and her body has never been found. There are rumors she may have died during one of the school's questionable treatments. Once enrolled, Shay grows fearful, convinced her every move is being watched. And the deeper Jules digs, the more concerned she becomes. On impulse, Jules applies for a teaching job at the Academy. Though the facility boasts state-of-the-art equipment and a breathtaking campus, Jules senses cracks in the director's do-good demeanor. Shortly before Jules arrived, a student was found hanged, and a hysterical Shay believes it was murder. Staff members are wary and unwelcoming--all except Cooper Trent, another recent hire who has his own suspicions, and his own secrets. Then another girl goes missing, and yet another is found dead. There's no doubt something sinister is at hand--but Jules may be too late to stop it. Behind the Academy's idyllic veneer lurks an evil force on a brutal and terrifying mission. And Jules has become the next target of a bloodthirsty killer without limits, without remorse, without mercy. . .

Publisher: Zebra Books
Published: Feb 22, 2011
Pages: 60

John Wyndham - Wanderers of Time

Publisher: Coronet (U.K.)
Published: Jan 1, 1900
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0340173068

Jim LaVigne - Plaguesville, USA

The year is 2075, and the vast majority of humanity is dead. The global outbreak of a new strain of virus wiped out over 99% of the population. The lone hope rests on the slim, unready shoulders of Dr. Justin Kaes and a small team of specialists from the Center for Disease Control. The researchers havemore...The year is 2075, and the vast majority of humanity is dead. The global outbreak of a new strain of virus wiped out over 99% of the population. The lone hope rests on the slim, unready shoulders of Dr. Justin Kaes and a small team of specialists from the Center for Disease Control. The researchers have discovered a cure for the plague in the blood of a cantankerous 102 year old. But there’s one minor problem: the old man couldn’t care less whether humanity lives or dies. And he most certainly doesn’t feel like going on a road trip to sunny California. On the way to the coast lie murderous tribes, cults, voracious animals, and the toxic remains of civilization. They face a world gone backwards, technology and industry reduced to rusting garbage. Their mission seems doomed… But there are a few decent souls still out there, citizens of Plaguesville, USA. "Imagine FALLOUT mixed with DOOMSDAY and MAD MAX but with the violence, intrigue, and horror on overdrive; boil it down and you have the best apocalyptic novel ever."--Eloise J. Knapp, author of THE UNDEAD SITUATION "LaVigne offers the reader an incredibly well-developed post-apocalyptic America that haunts the imagination well after the last page is turned."--Jessica Meigs, author of THE BECOMING

Publisher: Permuted Press
Published: Feb 13, 2012
Pages: 350
ISBN: 1618680080

Fritz Leiber - The Big Time (Annotated, Science Fiction)

This annotated edition of Fritz Leiber's classic science fiction novel has been enhanced for your reading pleasure. It includes the following: - a biography of Fritz Leiber- an bibliography of his works- an essay on the history of science fiction- expert formatting so it looks great on yourmore...This annotated edition of Fritz Leiber's classic science fiction novel has been enhanced for your reading pleasure. It includes the following: - a biography of Fritz Leiber- an bibliography of his works- an essay on the history of science fiction- expert formatting so it looks great on your Kindle- a clickable table of contents for easy navigatingThe Big Time won the Hugo for best novel in 1958. The storyline involves two factions which both have time travel who are at war with each other. Their method of battle involves changing the outcome of events throughout history. This became known as the Change War. The Change War and the soldiers fighting in it do not know how it began or if it has an end. They also do not know the true form or identity of the Spiders or the Snakes. No one knows how those nicknames were chosen, or whether they are in any way accurate.The action of the story takes place at a rest and relaxation base between the changing time lanes. The plot takes the form of a locked room mystery."An extraordinary tour de force with no equal in the literature of science fiction....I most urgently recommend this book to you . . . What the entrances, performances and exits of this little mostly human troupe accomplish is a statement about all wars, and all people." -- Algis Budrys, from A Reader's Guide to Science FictionEXCERPT"What were you doing in Saint Petersburg before the ambush?" I asked Erich. "That is, if you can talk about it.""Why not? We were kidnapping the infant Einstein back from the Snakes in 1883. Yes, the Snakes got him, Liebchen, only a few sleeps back, endangering the West's whole victory over Russia—""—which gave your dear little Hitler the world on a platter for fifty years and got me loved to death by your sterling troops in the Liberation of Chicago—""—but which leads to the ultimate victory of the Spiders and the West over the Snakes and Communism, Liebchen, remember that. Anyway, our counter-snatch didn't work. The Snakes had guards posted—most unusual and we weren't warned. The whole thing was a great mess. No wonder Bruce lost his head—not that it excuses him."

Publisher: VRB
Published: Mar 13, 2011
Pages: 112

Ernest Dudley - To Love and Perish: A Classic Crime Novel

In Castlebay, North Wales, Dick Merrill is on trial, accused of murdering his wife by administering a lethal dose of arsenic. Merrill, good-looking and attractive, is fatally in love with Margot Stone, who's herself already married. Philip Vane, a lawyer whose career was mysteriously ruined, findsmore...In Castlebay, North Wales, Dick Merrill is on trial, accused of murdering his wife by administering a lethal dose of arsenic. Merrill, good-looking and attractive, is fatally in love with Margot Stone, who's herself already married. Philip Vane, a lawyer whose career was mysteriously ruined, finds himself similarly infatuated with Margot when he becomes personally involved in Merrill's sensational murder trial. A shadowy figure, Vane's participation in the trial is twisted and erratic--will the outcome be as unpredictable? A classic thrilling courtroom drama filled with unexpected twists and turns!

Publisher: Borgo Press
Published: Sep 7, 2013
Pages: 202
ISBN: 147940148X

Deborah Smith - Heart of the Dragon

While searching all over Bangkok for her half-sister, Rebecca Brown captures the attention of Kash Santelli, a man who suspects her of being a spy.

Publisher: Bantam
Published: Sep 3, 1991
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0553762354

Emma Healey - Elizabeth Is Missing

In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also an heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging—an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and hermore...In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also an heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging—an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences.Maud, an aging grandmother, is slowly losing her memory—and her grip on everyday life. Yet she refuses to forget her best friend Elizabeth, whom she is convinced is missing and in terrible danger.But no one will listen to Maud—not her frustrated daughter, Helen, not her caretakers, not the police, and especially not Elizabeth’s mercurial son, Peter. Armed with handwritten notes she leaves for herself and an overwhelming feeling that Elizabeth needs her help, Maud resolves to discover the truth and save her beloved friend.This singular obsession forms a cornerstone of Maud’s rapidly dissolving present. But the clues she discovers seem only to lead her deeper into her past, to another unsolved disappearance: her sister, Sukey, who vanished shortly after World War II.As vivid memories of a tragedy that occurred more fifty years ago come flooding back, Maud discovers new momentum in her search for her friend. Could the mystery of Sukey’s disappearance hold the key to finding Elizabeth?

Publisher: Harper
Published: Jun 10, 2014
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0062309668

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