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By Bobbie Ann Mason

This provocative, rollicking tale is the much-anticipated new novel–the first in over a decade–from acclaimed writer Bobbie Ann Mason. In An Atomic Romance we meet Reed Futrell, a beautiful, considerate hero who grapples with radioactive illness, a midlife main issue, and string theory–all whereas falling in love.

Reed is an engineer at a uranium-enrichment plant close to a riverside urban in heartland the USA. He has deep roots during this neighborhood: He used to be raised there; his father labored on the exact same plant ahead of him. And it used to be the following that Reed met, married, after which divorced his spouse. Reed spends numerous nights camping out at an area natural world look after, observing on the stars, fishing and hunting–that is, until eventually deformed frogs are came upon on the web site. notwithstanding his father used to be killed in a sad coincidence on the atomic plant years in the past, Reed remains on, proud to accomplish difficult and unsafe paintings for the good thing about the country. As for the radioactive “incidents” he has continued, Reed prefers to contemplate different things–Hubble images of far-off galaxies, Albert Einstein, his dog.

Reed’s informal perspective towards probability infuriates his on-again-off-again female friend, Julia, up to his quirky brain and muscular physique intrigue her. Julia, a biologist, is actually Reed’s match–or might be greater than his fit. They either are witty, curious, and excited about technological know-how. certainly, their courtship begun with banter approximately Stephen Hawking’s theories of space-time, and ever because it has been an up-and-down event of sexual charm, highbrow game-playing, and lengthy silences while Julia refuses to come Reed’s calls.

When information studies show facts of radioactive toxins within the land surrounding the plant, Reed and Julia’s courting faces an remarkable problem. In An Atomic Romance, Bobbie Ann Mason provides an excellent novel set opposed to a backdrop of atomic strength: a love tale among a motorcycle-riding loner and an self reliant, strong-minded biologist; among the peaceable found in a regular American group and the nation’s violent nuclear earlier; and, eventually, among an excellent guy and the paintings he's taking delight in, although it can be placing his existence in danger.

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Elizabeth Moon

With the Vatta’s struggle sequence, award-winning writer Elizabeth Moon has claimed a spot along such preeminent writers of army technological know-how fiction as David Weber and Lois McMaster Bujold. Now Moon is back–and so is her butt-kicking, take-no-prisoners heroine, Kylara Vatta. as soon as the black-sheep scion of a wealthy service provider relations, Kylara now leads a motley area strength devoted to the defeat of a rapacious pirate empire led via the mysterious Gammis Turek.

After orchestrating a galaxy-wide failure of the communications community owned and maintained by way of the strong ISC company, Turek and his marauders strike rapidly and with out mercy. First they shatter Vatta shipping. Then they overrun complete big name structures, becoming superior and bolder. not anyone is secure from the pirate fleet. yet whereas they proceed to maneuver ahead with their diabolical plan, they've got made severe mistakes.

Their first mistake was once killing Kylara Vatta’s family.
Their moment mistake was once leaving her alive.
Now Kylara goes to lead them to pay.

But with a “fleet” which include merely 3 ships–including her flagship, the forefront, a souped-up service provider cruiser–Kylara wishes allies, and quick. simply because although she possesses an identical coveted verbal exchange know-how because the enemy, she has nowhere close to their numbers or firepower.

Meanwhile, as Kylara’s cousin Stella attempts to assemble the shattered items of the relations buying and selling empire, new treachery is unfolding at ISC headquarters, the place secret agent Rafael Dunbarger, estranged son of the corporation’s CEO, is attempting to profit why the broken community isn't really being repaired. What he discovers will ship surprise waves around the galaxy and crashing into Kylara’s newly christened area armed forces on the worst attainable moment.

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Dorothy Gilman

"Mrs. Pollifax is an enchantress."
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Mrs. Virgil (Emily) Pollifax of recent Brunswick, New Jersey, used to be a widow with grown kids. She used to be uninterested in attending her backyard membership conferences. She desired to do whatever strong for her kingdom. So, evidently, she grew to become a CIA agent. This time, the task sounds as tasty as a taco. a short journey to Mexico urban is on her time table. regrettably, whatever is going incorrect, and our pricey Mrs. Pollifax unearths herself embroilied in relatively a scorching chilly War--and her country's enemies locate themsleves entangled with one unbelievably feisty girl.

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Download E-books Alpha Howl (Sons of Thunder, Book 2) PDF

By Deva Long

Karl Norman is a smart trap: dominant, attractive, strong chief of the Sons of Thunder bike gang. but if Grace Dawson discovers Karl’s mystery, she flees in terror. It’s no longer his kinky facet she is working from, it’s the growling monster he shifts into on the top of ecstasy.

The subsequent day his sensual voice reminds her she’s misses his distinctive ardour and promise.

Naked on a moonlit public seashore, Grace needs to make a decision no matter if to simply accept Karl and his paranormal lust, whereas a rival gang stalks the sands.

Will Grace ever pay attention her Alpha Howl?

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By Lisa Gardner

In the recent novel by way of the number 1 New York Times bestselling “master of mental suspense,”* that includes a cameo through fan-favorite Boston detective D. D. Warren, thoughts will be murder...
Nicole Frank shouldn’t have survived the automobile coincidence, a lot less the crawl up the steep ravine. One idea permits her to defy the chances and flag down help—she needs to keep Vero.  

If the woman even exists.

Arriving on the scene, Sergeant Wyatt Foster joins the determined hunt for a lacking baby, in basic terms to profit that Nicky suffers from an extraordinary mind injury that explanations delusions. According to her husband, there is not any child. Never has been. And but Nicky continues to be adamant. She needs to shop Vero. 
For Wyatt and investigator Tessa Leoni, not anything approximately this situation is simple. It seems Nicky has lately suffered a couple of shut accident. Is she certainly delusional, as her husband claims, or even she is aware greater than she thinks? Because sincerely an individual out there won’t relaxation till Nicky crashes and burns....

*The linked Press

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By Michail Bulgakow

Kongenial neu übersetzt: Meister und Margarita Bulgakows Meisterwerk und das Lieblingsbuch ganzer Generationen – so frech, klug, aberwitzig und frisch wie nie zuvor Ohne Frage: Michail Bulgakows Meister und Margarita ist Kult! Schon als der Roman – 26 Jahre nach dem Tod des Autors – stark zensiert erstmals in den 60er Jahren erschien, lernten viele seiner Landsleute ihn auswendig; heimlich angefertigte Kopien der herausgestrichenen Stellen kursierten und die verhexte Wohnung Nr. 50 in der Sadowaja – der zentrale Handlungsort des Romans, von dem aus der Teufel namens Woland, der Riesenkater Behemoth und viele andere die Stadt Moskau auf den Kopf stellen – wurde zur Pilgerstätte. Und bis heute ist die Zahl der Verehrer für den inzwischen in den Kanon der Weltliteratur als Geniestreich und Meisterwerk der russischen Moderne aufgenommenen Roman unendlich groß: Ob Mick Jagger, Anna Netrebko, Wladimir Kaminer, Maximilian Brückner, Alina Bronsky, Gabriel García Márquez – sie alle haben Meister und Margarita verschlungen. Kaum ein anderes Buch hat ganze Generationen so geprägt, viele der lovers sagen: bis heute. Radikal smooth übersetzt Alexander Nitzberg diese aberwitzige Satire auf ein erstarrtes procedure und übertriebenen Atheismus. Ein Großstadtroman, magisch, verrückt und gegenwärtig. Und in eine Sprache übertragen, die vor allem eins ist: frisch und zupackend.

This is the recent translation from 2012.

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Download E-books Moriarty: A Novel PDF

By Anthony Horowitz

The online game is once more afoot during this exciting secret from the bestselling writer of The apartment of Silk, sanctioned through the Conan Doyle property, which explores what fairly occurred whilst Sherlock Holmes and his arch nemesis Professor Moriarty tumbled to their doom on the Reichenbach Falls.

Internationally bestselling writer Anthony Horowitz’s nail-biting new novel plunges us again into the darkish and complicated global of detective Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty—dubbed the Napoleon of crime” via Holmes—in the aftermath in their fateful fight on the Reichenbach Falls.

Days after the stumble upon on the Swiss waterfall, Pinkerton detective agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from manhattan. Moriarty’s demise has left an instantaneous, toxic vacuum within the felony underworld, and there's no scarcity of applicants to take his place—including one quite fiendish legal mastermind.

Chase and Scotland backyard Inspector Athelney Jones, a loyal scholar of Holmes’s tools of research and deduction initially brought by means of Conan Doyle in “The signal of Four”, needs to forge a course in the course of the darkest corners of England’s capital—from the based squares of Mayfair to the shadowy wharfs and alleyways of the London Docks—in pursuit of this sinister determine, a guy a lot feared yet seldom visible, who's made up our minds to stake his declare as Moriarty’s successor.

A riveting, deeply atmospheric story of homicide and risk from one of many basically writers to earn the seal of approval from Conan Doyle’s property, Moriarty breathes lifestyles into Holmes’s darkish and engaging world.

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By Kathryn Lasky

Bestselling writer Kathryn Lasky's hit sequence - a gorgeous spin-off set one of the wolves of Ga'hoole.

Faolan has consistently been an intruder. Exiled as a domestic dog, then avoided by way of his fellow wolves for his strange connection to the bears, Faolan has struggled to earn a spot within the pack. yet a poor hazard is looming at the horizon, and Faolan is the single person who is aware tips on how to struggle it. Will he have the ability to declare his rightful position as chief? until Faolan can encourage the pack to face jointly, it may be the top of the wolves of the Beyond.

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