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Everything’s Eventual : 14 Dark Tales Pocket Books Stephen King


31st May 2013 Literature & Fiction 52 Comments
International bestselling author Stephen King is in terrifying top form with his first collection of short stories in almost a decade. In this spine-chilling compilation, King takes readers down a road less traveled (for good reason) in the blockbuster e-Book "Riding the Bullet," bad table service turns bloody when you stop in for "Lunch at the Gotham Caf," and terror becomes djvu all over again when you get "That Feeling, You Can Only Say What It Is in French" -- along with eleven more stories that will keep you awake until daybreak. Enter a nightmarish mindscape of unrelenting horror and ...
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Point of Impact Bantam Stephen Hunter


12th May 2013 Literature & Fiction 50 Comments
He was one the best Marine snipers in Vietnam. Today, twenty years later, disgruntled hero of an unheroic war, all Bob Lee Swagger wants to be left alone and to leave the killing behind.But with consummate psychological skill, a shadowy military organization seduces Bob into leaving his beloved Arkansas hills for one last mission for his country, unaware until too late that the game is rigged.The assassination plot is executed to perfectionuntil Bob Lee Swagger, alleged lone gunman, comes out of the operation alive, the target of a nationwide manhunt, his only allies a woman he just met and ...
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Dead Eye: Pennies for the Ferryman Gryphonwood Press Jim Bernheimer


8th May 2013 Literature & Fiction 39 Comments
My name is Mike Ross. I'm a Ferryman. I help people with ghost problems, or ghosts with people problems. Funny thing, no one ever helps me with my problems. Civil War ghosts bent on killing me, Skinwalkers who just want my body, and a vindictive spirit linked both to my bloodline and my destiny... It turns out the dead still hold a good deal of influence over the world, and they don't want to give it up. I'm in way over my head. Fortunately, I'm too stubborn to quit. A devilishly rich world of ghost wars, evil hauntings, and one man's curse to save humanity from a nefarious spiritual ...
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One-Eyed Dream Bantam Terry C. Johnston


29th April 2013 Literature & Fiction 16 Comments
One-Eyed Dream is the final volume in Terry C. Johnston's exciting trilogy of the rugged trappers and mountain men, Indian fighters, and hardy pioneers who battled for the future of this land--and won.High in the Rockies lay the Bayou Salade, a lush beaver-rich valley so untouched that the few white men who had seen it called it paradise.But for Scratch Bass, his young partner Josiah Paddock, and the two Indian women they loved, this paradise would open up a hell of violence.Pursued by a vengeful Arapaho raiding party, Scratch will lead his small band through a flurry of arrows all the way to ...
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Grass Roots: A Will Lee Novel Signet Reissue edition Stuart Woods


3rd April 2013 Literature & Fiction 33 Comments
In this early thriller from Stuart Woods, attorney Will Lee returns to his Georgia roots-and gets involved in a political firestorm that could make or break his career. A senate election, a controversial murder trial and a string of vigilante killings are compelling plot elements woven into this "tautly drawn suspense novel." PW noted that although the ingenuity runs out in the final chapters, "Woods's headlong storytelling style is stoked with enough sex and violence to ignite a TV miniseries." Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback ...
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The Leopard Hunts in Darkness St. Martin’s Paperbacks Wilbur Smith


10th March 2013 Literature & Fiction 24 Comments
In Manhattan, Craig Mellow is the toast of the literary world, a young writer whose bestselling novels and larger-than-life adventures are fueled by natural-born charisma. But Craig lost a limb and a legacy in Africa. And his heart still clings to the land.A representative of the World Bank recruits Craig to return to his war-torn homeland--to use his knowledge of Zimbawe's people, languages, and wildlife to stabilize its future. But once he sets foot on the continent, Craig cannot resist what runs in his bloodSoon, this scion of a legendary family is caught in a new era of massive ivory ...
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Thicker Than Water Little Brown Book Group Mike Carey


7th March 2013 Literature & Fiction 28 Comments
In the fourth gripping book inthe highlyacclaimedseries Publishers Weekly calls "every bit as good as the better-known Jim Butcher," old ghosts of different kinds come back to haunt Felix Carey's fourth supernatural thriller featuring London exorcist Felix Castor (after Dead Men's Boots) compares favorably with the better known work of Jim Butcher. When the slashed body of Kenneth Seddon, who tried to kill Castor when they were much younger, is found in his car with the words "F Castor" scrawled in blood on his windshield, the police naturally approach the spook hunter for an explanation. ...
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Falcon Seven St. Martin’s Paperbacks James Huston


5th March 2013 Literature & Fiction 29 Comments
A MOVING TARGETA U.S. Navy F/A-18 flying over Afghanistan is suddenly diverted and ordered to bomb a building in Pakistan, where a meeting between al Qaeda and the Taliban is taking place. After destroying its target, the fighter is immediately hit by Stinger missiles and the pilots eject over Pakistan. They are captured, assaulted, and dragged through the streets of Peshawar. The world is on edge.a secret missionThe pilots are quickly forced onto a private Falcon jet headed for the Netherlands, where theyll stand trial for war crimes at the International Criminal Court. The building they hit ...
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Heart of Darkness Aziloth Books Joseph Conrad


3rd March 2013 Literature & Fiction 52 Comments
Joseph Conrad was born in 1857 at Berdyczw in the Ukraine. Orphaned at the age of eleven, he left home at 16 to seek his fortune on the sea. He led an adventurous life, surviving gun-running, shipwreck and a stint as captain of a Congo steamboat. It was this latter venture which opened his eyes to the abuses of colonial power and the darker side of imperialism. These insights and experiences inform the plot and characters of Heart of Darkness, a chilling condemnation of the hypocrisy of imperial rhetoric, where the 'bringing of civilization' to 'benighted natives' hides the true extent of ...
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The Red Badge of Courage Tor Classics Stephen Crane


1st March 2013 Literature & Fiction 33 Comments
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.This edition of The Red Badge of Courage includes an Introduction, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Joe Haldeman.Henry Fleming had no idea how horrible war really was. Attacks come from all sides, bullets fly, bombs crash. Men ...
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