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  • Agents of Light and Darkness

    By Simon R. Green
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    Simon R. Green
    Private eye John Taylor is - grudgingly - back in the Nightside, because the Unholy Grail is missing . . . and everyone wants its corrosive power.John Taylor, private detective with a difference, is back in the Nightside, that nightmarish realm hidden deep beneath London where it is forever 3 a.m.This time he must use his supernatural gifts to locate the Unholy Grail; the cup from which Judas drank at the Last Supper; before it falls into the wrong hands. Anyone who touches the cup will gain tremendous power - but they will also be corrupted.Angels, demons, sinners and saints are all determined to find the Unholy Grail, no matter what the cost. And it isn't long before they realise exactly who can lead them to it . . .Agents of Light and Darkness is the sequel to Something From the Nightside and the second title in Simon R. Green's New York Times bestselling Nightside series.
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    An Englishman in Madrid

    By Eduardo Mendoza
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    Eduardo Mendoza
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    An Act of Kindness

    By Barbara Nadel
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    Barbara Nadel
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    And Then Came Paulette

    By Barbara Constantine
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    Barbara Constantine
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    Art

    By Susie Hodge
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    Susie Hodge
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    Agents of Innocence

    By David Ignatius
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    David Ignatius
    Agents of Innocence is the book that established David Ignatius's reputation as a master of the novel of contemporary espionage. Into the treacherous world of shifting alliances and arcane subterfuge comes idealistic CIA man Tom Rogers. Ordered to penetrate the PLO and recruit a high-level operative, he soon learns the heavy price of innocence in a time and place that has no use for it.
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    Amelia Grey's Fireside Dream

    By Abby Clements
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    Abby Clements
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    An Apple for the Creature

    By Harris Kelner
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    Harris Kelner
    What could be scarier than the first day of school? Take a crash course in the paranormal from editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner in An Apple for the Creature, featuring thirteen all-new tales straight from the classroom. Your schooldays are supposed to be the happiest days of your life - until you start thinking of your worst school nightmares: not knowing which is your classroom door; finding yourself naked in Assembly! But those fears will pale in comparison to these thirteen original stories, which take academic anxiety to whole new realms. You'll need more than an apple to stave off the creatures in these spooky scholastic stories! Featuring 13 all-new original tales out of school by Ilona Andrews, Amber Benson, Rhys Bowen, Mike Carey, Charlaine Harris, Donald Harstad, Steve Hockensmith, Nancy Holder, Faith Hunter, Toni L.P. Kelner, Marjorie Liu, Jonathan Maberry, Thomas Sniegoski.
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    Alone in the Classroom

    By Elizabeth Hay
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    Elizabeth Hay
    In a small prairie school in 1929, Connie Flood helps a backward student, Michael Graves, learn how to read. Observing them and darkening their lives is the principal, Parley Burns, whose strange behaviour culminates in an attack so disturbing its repercussions continue to the present day. Connie's niece, Anne, tells the story. Impelled by curiosity about her dynamic, adventurous aunt and her more conventional mother, she revisits Connie's past and her mother's broken childhood. In the process she unravels the enigma of Parley Burns and the mysterious, and unrelated, deaths of two young girls.
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    America

    By Stephen Coonts
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    Stephen Coonts
    USS AMERICA, the most technologically advanced nuclear-powered submarine ever built, is hijacked in front of hundreds of people gathered to watch its departure on its first operational cruise. As the sub disappears into the North Atlantic, the joint chiefs realise that AMERICA carries the United States' newest weapon: cruise missiles with electromagnetic pulse warheads designed to fry every electronic device within a ten-mile radius. Within hours, missiles from the sub rain down on Washington, D.C., starting a massive fire in the White House, bringing down jet-liners and destroying nearly all the electronic devices in the nation's capital. Called upon to find the rogue sub, Jake Grafton must determine who is behind the carnage, what they want and, most importantly, how to stop them.
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    Ausperity

    By Lucy Tobin
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    Lucy Tobin
    We're all feeling poor. Our wages mightn't have risen for a long time, but taxes, food, heating, clothes, pets, driving, kids, booze, leaving the house - and paying for the privilege of living there - certainly have. Life costs more - but that doesn't mean it has to become rubbish. No need for a hairshirt or holiday-less year: treats can stay on the agenda. This book contains so many money-saving ideas and tips that together they'll knock thousands off the cost of living. It's less shiver-me-timbers-I-can't-afford-the-heating, more ten easy tips to slash your heating bill by a third. We're poor, but we don't need to be bored or boring. This book lays out how to save it - so you can squeeze more value out of your hard-earned cash.
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    Alone With You

    By CC Gibbs
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    CC Gibbs
    Zoe Chandler flees to a secluded lake house to finish a breaking expose on the hidden world of art collectors. She thinks being alone will help, until she spies her muscular neighbor, and now she's not so sure... The trouble is: he wants to be left alone. Nick Morovic's CIA past haunts him almost as much as the beautiful Zoe next door. But when her writing begins to spark controversy, Nick is the only one there to protect her. He wants to help Zoe, but can he trust her? She'll do everything she can to persuade him...
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    At Her Command

    By CC Gibbs
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    CC Gibbs
    Nothing can distract the enigmatic Hugh D'Abernon, Marquis of Darley, from his mission to reconnoiter the city of Sevastopol. That is, until he lays eyes on Aurore Clement. Aurore knows it's her responsibility to work for French command and nurse her wounded soldier brother, but a chance meeting with the dashing Marquis ignites in her a passion that drives all thoughts of duty from her mind. As war continues to rage around them, Hugh and Aurore are swept up by a love that burns hotter than the conflict that threatens their very lives.
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    At Your Mercy

    By CC Gibbs
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    CC Gibbs
    An indecent wager means that one Russian beauty could lose more than just her good reputation. Alisa Forseus is a virtuous but unsatisfied beauty, married to a man she doesn't love. Prince Nikolai Kuzan, an established playboy of the aristocracy with a reputation that precedes him, has never once let a female conquest slip through his fingers. When the two come face-to-face, Alisa can't deny the immediate attraction. The feeling is mutual, and Prince Nikolai decides that Alisa will be his last and greatest conquest. But when Nikolai wins the game and takes the prize, he's surprised to discover that he's won more than he bargained for. Bewitched by the lovely Alisa, Nikolai feels the stirrings of a passion in his heart. Suddenly the tables are turned, and Nikolai must fight to win Alisa's hand away from her husband if he is to possess the only woman he has ever truly loved.
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    Africa

    By Michael Bright
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    Michael Bright
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    African Dawn

    By Tony Park
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    Tony Park
    Southern Rhodesia, 1959. The dramas of living in this volatile state are brought to life by three families - the Bryants, the Ngwenyas and the Quilter-Phillipses. The Bryant family are vital to the survival of the black rhino. But with the damning of the Zambezi, they've got their work cut out. They spotted a young calf, named Makuti, which enforces their determination to protect the black rhino.The tensions between races and political factions steadily increase. Already-strained friendships and romances are nearly impossible to maintain when the young Natalie Bryant is kidnapped by political terrorists. As it sparks a chain of tragic events, no-one can ever return to the way things were. Yet, Makuti still survives.Zimbabwe, 2009. The survival of Makuti is of particular importance to all the families, as the demand for rhino horn escalates. Emmerson Ngwenya, the Zimbabwean Government's Assistant Minister for Land Redistribution, is quick to notice the opportunity to profit, and also to settle some old scores. Everyone is forced to confront the pasts that have shaped their lives, but with stakes being so high, is a future for all possible?With a heart-thumping pace and characters as colourful as the African landscape it depicts, Tony Park's unforgettable thriller will grip you to the core.
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    Accabadora

    By Michela Murgia
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    Michela Murgia
    When Maria, the fourth child of a widow, is adopted by the old and childless Bonaria Urrai, her life is instantly transformed - she finally has the love and affection she craves. But her new 'soul mother' is keeping something hidden from her, a secret life that is intimately bound-up with Sardinia's ancient traditions and customs.
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  • The Assassin

    By Stephen Coonts
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    Stephen Coonts
    When an old friend asks the President of the United States to name a warrior to lead a private war on the masterminds of terror, the president sends Jake Grafton, who takes along his loyal lieutenant, Tommy Carmellini. Al Queda general Abu Qasim soon learns what is afoot, and decides to terrorize the bankers and industrialists who are making war on him.Tommy is up to his eyes in beautiful women and corpses as he tries to piece together the puzzle and keep Grafton's friends alive. But who is killing whom? With bombs ticking, bullets flying, and blood flowing, Tommy and Jake close in on Abu Qasim, who has one last nasty trick up his sleeve, one he's been planning for many years...
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    Ashes

    By Sergios Gakas
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    Sergios Gakas
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    As Though She Were Sleeping

    By Elias Khoury
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    Elias Khoury
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