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Neverwhere: A Novel
by Neil Gaiman

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

March 17, 2009

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<p>The #1 <em>New York Times</em> bestselling author's ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his "preferred text"—and including his special <em>Neverwhere</em> tale "How the Marquis Got His Coat Back"</p><p>Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman's darkly hypnotic first novel, <em>Neverwhere</em>, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy. Over the years, a number of versions were produced both in the U.S. and the U.K. Now Gaiman's preferred edition of his classic novel reconciles these works and reinstates a number of scenes cut from the original published books.</p><p><em>Neverwhere</em> is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed.</p><p>Slipping through the cracks of reality, Richard lands in the Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth. The Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above. Door, a noblewoman whose family has been murdered, is on a quest to find the agent that slaughtered her family and thwart the destruction of this underworld kingdom. If Richard is ever to return to his former life, he must join the journey to save Door's world—and find a way to survive.</p><p>A hallucinatory fantasia of mystery, mythology, and terror that "draws equally from George Lucas, Monty Python, Doctor Who, and John Milton" (<em>USA Today</em>), <em>Neverwhere</em> is an "<em>Alice in Wonderland</em> with a punk edge" (Poppy Z. Brite), "that is both the stuff of dreams and nightmares" (<em>San Diego Union-Tribune</em>).</p>
Accidental Surprise
by Annie J. Rose

Language

English

Pages

217

Publication Date

June 10, 2019

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<b>Men like him should come with a warning label. <br />DO NOT MIX WITH ALCOHOL—MAJOR SEXUAL SIDE EFFECTS</b><br /><br />I accidentally married my high school sweetheart. <br />And what’s worse? <br />He’s not just a guy I dumped at graduation. <br />He’s also my boss. <br />Deep blue eyes, billionaire, and hot AF. <br />I couldn’t stop drooling over him if I tried. <br />But now, I have a marriage license. <br />A hangover. <br /><i>And</i> a walk of shame to deal with. <br />I’m pretty screwed. <br />The drunken wild night still has me blushing. <br />But this isn’t even the craziest part.<br />The worst is yet to come. <br />I’m carrying a secret. <br />One that would have consequences. <br />My boss is going to be a <i>daddy</i>. <br />Would now be the right time to tell him?
Exhalation: Stories
by Ted Chiang

Language

English

Pages

368

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<b>A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> BESTSELLER</b><br /><br />“Lean, relentless, and incandescent.” —Colson Whitehead<b><b><br /><br />From the acclaimed author of <i>Stories of Your Life and Others—</i>the basis for the Academy Award –nominated film <i>Arrival</i>: a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction.</b><br /><br />"THE UNIVERSE BEGAN AS AN ENORMOUS BREATH BEING HELD."<br /></b><br />In these nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories, Ted Chiang tackles some of humanity’s oldest questions along with new quandaries only he could imagine.<br /><br /> In “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate,” a portal through time forces a fabric seller in ancient Baghdad to grapple with past mistakes and second chances. In “Exhalation,” an alien scientist makes a shocking discovery with ramifications that are literally universal. In “Anxiety Is the Dizziness of Freedom,” the ability to glimpse into alternate universes necessitates a radically new examination of the concepts of choice and free will.<br /><br /> Including stories being published for the first time as well as some of his rare and classic uncollected work, <i>Exhalation</i> is Ted Chiang at his best: profound, sympathetic—revelatory.
Using the Biker (Curvy Women Wanted Book 16)
by Sam Crescent

Language

English

Pages

61

Publication Date

June 12, 2019

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After finally getting a divorce from her cheating ex, Jo is not ready to start a relationship, so when her best friend introduces her to the president of the MC club in town, she’s not interested in anything serious. But there’s no denying the attraction she feels toward him.<br /><br />Doc uses women. He has no reason to have them in his life other than to fuck them. The moment he sees Jo, he wants her, and what’s more, he knows she wants him.<br /><br />There’s no one stopping them from having a bit of fun, pure fucking, nothing complicated. But Doc’s not used to enjoying a woman’s company. Jo doesn’t take any shit, and before long, he wants to keep her all to himself.<br /><br />For Jo, she’s terrified. She’s pregnant with the biker’s baby, but how can she tell him? This was about using each other, not about commitment. Is there any chance they can find love and not just for the sake of the baby?
Murder on the Links: A Hercule Poirot Mystery (Hercule Poirot ser...
by Agatha Christie

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

November 23, 2004

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<p>An urgent cry for help brings Poirot to France. But he arrives too late to save his client, whose brutally stabbed body now lies face downwards in a shallow grave on a golf course.</p><p>But why is the dead man wearing his son's overcoat? And who was the impassioned love-letter in the pocket for? Before Poirot can answer these questions, the case is turned upside down by the discovery of a second, identically murdered corpse . . .</p>
Misunderstood
by Katy Kaylee

Language

English

Pages

266

Publication Date

June 07, 2019

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<p><strong>Ryder Malloy. Selfish. Arrogant. Self-absorbed. Prick. </strong></p><p><strong>An epitome of manliness. Six-foot-three, all hard, chiseled muscle.</strong></p><p><strong>My brother’s ex best friend, and my new client. </strong></p><p><br /></p><p>Four years ago, he took my innocence and left – without a word.</p><p>Today, he’s the star quarterback who needs an image makeover,</p><p>And I’m his publicist, who doesn’t quite believe him.</p><p><br /></p><p>Task at hand: Swallow my hate for him and concentrate on the job at hand – making Ryder look like a real life knight in shining armor.</p><p><br /></p><p>Complications: <em>I’m falling for him all over again.</em></p><p><br /></p><p>Well, sleeping with a client is a no-no.</p><p>Making out with him on my desk – a bigger no-no!</p><p><em>Making a baby with him? </em></p><p><em>What was I thinking! </em></p>
Just Another Chance
by Katy Kaylee

Language

English

Pages

235

Publication Date

May 26, 2019

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<p><strong>Rafe Buchanan – 6’3’’. Hard muscle. Marine MP. My brother’s best friend. And the guy who took my innocence five years ago!</strong></p><p><strong>Also the guy who gave me the most precious gift ever – my daughter</strong> (<em>well, our daughter I should be saying</em>).  </p><p>Did I tell you he kinda left me, asking me to move on?</p><p>So, that’s what I did.</p><p>I moved on to study further, to raise my child and to work with the Marines.</p><p>Everything is going great until…</p><p>Rafe shows up at my clinic.</p><p>He’s seeking a cure for PTSD, and I’m his counselor.</p><p><em>It’s totally f*ck*d up, right? </em></p><p>Once again, our attraction is instant, the chemistry undeniable and don’t even get me started how good he is in bed.</p><p>I want him so bad, but <em>can’t</em> let him know about our daughter.</p><p>There’s no way our relationship could work.</p><p><em>They say war is hell, but isn’t love a torture!</em></p>
A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (A Song of Ice and Fire)
by George R. R. Martin

Language

English

Pages

369

Publication Date

October 06, 2015

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<b><i>NEW YORK TIMES </i>BESTSELLER • Taking place nearly a century before the events of <i>A Game of Thrones, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms </i>compiles the first three official prequel novellas to George R. R. Martin’s ongoing masterwork, A Song of Ice and Fire.</b><br /><b> </b><br /><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY <i>LOS ANGELES TIMES </i>AND <i>BUZZFEED</i></b><br /><b><i> </i></b><br />These never-before-collected adventures recount an age when the Targaryen line still holds the Iron Throne, and the memory of the last dragon has not yet passed from living consciousness. Before Tyrion Lannister and Podrick Payne, there was Dunk and Egg. A young, naïve but ultimately courageous hedge knight, Ser Duncan the Tall towers above his rivals—in stature if not experience. Tagging along is his diminutive squire, a boy called Egg—whose true name is hidden from all he and Dunk encounter. Though more improbable heroes may not be found in all of Westeros, great destinies lay ahead for these two . . . as do powerful foes, royal intrigue, and outrageous exploits.<br /> <br />Featuring more than 160 all-new illustrations by Gary Gianni, <i>A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms</i> is a must-have collection that proves chivalry isn’t dead—yet.<br /><br /><b>Praise for <i>A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms</i></b><br /><br /> “Readers who already love Martin and his ability to bring visceral human drama out of any story will be thrilled to find this trilogy brought together and injected with extra life.”<b>—<i>Booklist</i></b><br /><br /> “The real reason to check out this collection is that it’s simply great storytelling. Martin crafts a living, breathing world in a way few authors can. . . . [Gianni’s illustrations] really bring the events of the novellas to life in beautiful fashion.”<b>—<i>Tech Times<br /><br /></i></b>“Stirring . . . As Tolkien has his <i>Silmarillion, </i>so [George R. R.] Martin has this trilogy of foundational tales. They succeed on their own, but in addition, they succeed in making fans want more.”<b>—<i>Kirkus Reviews</i> (starred review)</b><br /><br /> “Pure fantasy adventure, with two of the most likable protagonists George R. R. Martin has ever penned.”<b>—<i>Bustle</i></b><br /><br /> “A must-read for Martin’s legion of fans . . . a rousing prelude to [his] bestselling Song of Ice and Fire saga . . . rich in human drama and the colorful worldbuilding that distinguishes other books in the series.”<b>—<i>Publishers Weekly</i></b>
Death on the Nile: Hercule Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot se...
by Agatha Christie

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

July 05, 2005

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<p><strong>Soon to be a Major Motion Picture from Twentieth Century Fox</strong></p><p>Following the success of <em>Murder on the Orient Express</em> directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh, Twentieth Century Fox will next adapt this classic Hercule Poirot mystery for the big screen.</p><p>Beloved detective Hercule Poirot embarks on a journey to Egypt in one of Agatha Christie’s most famous mysteries, <em>Death on the Nile.</em></p><p>The tranquility of a cruise along the Nile was shattered by the discovery that Linnet Ridgeway had been shot through the head. She was young, stylish, and beautiful. A girl who had everything . . . until she lost her life.</p><p>Hercule Poirot recalled an earlier outburst by a fellow passenger: "I'd like to put my dear little pistol against her head and just press the trigger." Yet in this exotic setting nothing is ever quite what it seems.</p>
Case Histories: A Novel (Jackson Brodie Book 1)
by Kate Atkinson

Language

English

Pages

434

Publication Date

October 15, 2007

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<div><b>The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Edinburgh</b></div><div><br /></div> Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. <div>Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. <br />Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.<br />Thirty years after the first incident, as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge . . . </div>

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