Lost City (The NUMA Files)

By Clive Cussler, Paul Kemprecos

The most important to everlasting existence has been came upon underneath thousand toes of icy water in a space often called the "Lost City." To a kinfolk of ruthless French palms purchasers the misplaced urban is the foremost to global domination. To Kurt Austin, chief of NUMA's certain Assignments staff, and his colleague Joe Zavala, it can be their greatest—and deadliest—challenge of all.

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The Man of My Life

By Manuel Vázquez Montalbán

My test, Non OCR'd, 300DPI

After a trip to Argentina, Spain's most famed detective Pepe Carvalho is again in his loved Barcelona and is quickly embroiled in a murderous scandal amid the murky politics of twenty first century Catalonia. whilst the son of a wealthy financier is murdered, Carvalho is named upon to enquire his mysterious dying. In his quest for the killer, Carvalho has to infiltrate the realm of Satanism and non secular sects. The bon vivant detective additionally faces difficulties in his own existence, torn as he's among ladies - his on-off associate Charo, and her everlasting hesitations, and the enigmatic convinced, a lover from his formative years. the pro and private merge and a devastating betrayal leaves Carvalho scuffling with for his lifestyles. As ever, Montalb?n astutely displays at the present political scenario in Europe with the extra bonus of scrumptious Catalan recipes. this is often Montalbán on the best of his game.

“Between 1977 and 1990, Montalbán wrote part a dozen novels that stand probably the greatest in glossy Spanish literature. Like Chandler's Philip Marlowe, he's the fellow of honour jogging the suggest streets of a in poor health society.”—The Independent

"Pepe Carvalho is a real original."—The occasions (London)

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Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Deception (Jason Bourne, Book 7)

By Eric Van Lustbader

After Bourne is ambushed and approximately killed whereas in Indonesia, he fakes his demise to tackle a brand new identification and venture- to determine who's attempting to assassinate him. within the technique, Bourne starts off to question who he quite is and what he may turn into if he now not carried the Bourne id. around the globe, an American passenger airliner is shot down over Egypt-apparently by means of an Iranian missile-leaving the area pondering if it used to be an coincidence or an act of aggression. an immense worldwide staff lead by means of Soraya Moore is assembled to enquire the assault prior to the location escalates.
When Bourne's look for his would-be murderer intersects with Soraya's look for the crowd in the back of the aircraft bombing, Bourne is thrust right into a race to avoid a brand new international struggle. however it may perhaps already be too overdue.

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Promise Me (Myron Bolitar, No. 8)

By Harlan Coben

The college 12 months is sort of over. In those final strain cooker months of highschool, a few youngsters will make the all too universal and all too risky mistake of ingesting and using. yet Myron is set to aid continue his acquaintances’ youngsters secure, and so he makes local ladies promise him that in the event that they are ever in a bind yet are afraid to name their mom and dad, they'll name him. a number of nights later, the decision comes at a.m. the following day, a lady is lacking, and Myron is the final one who observed her. eager to satisfy a well-intentioned promise grew to become horribly unsuitable, Myron races to discover her earlier than she’s long past perpetually.

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Angel of Death

By Jack Higgins

They name themselves "January 30", after the date of a British bloodbath in Belfast. they're allied with out one, killing American diplomats and KGB brokers, Arabs and Israelis, IRA gunmen and Loyalist squaddies. yet they're certainly the enemies of peace--and they're plotting an assassination that would shatter an uneasy truce that reigns in eire.

Former IRA enforcer Sean Dillon needs to seek out January 30 earlier than they kill back. earlier than they spark one other struggle. prior to Dillon himself falls prey to the final word assassin--the Angel of Death...

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Play Dirty: A Novel

By Sandra Brown

Number one New York Times bestselling writer Sandra Brown is again with a gripping tale of obsession and its lethal consequences.

After 5 lengthy years in federal criminal, Griff Burkett is a unfastened guy. however the disgraced Cowboys quarterback can by no means go back to lifestyles as he knew it sooner than he used to be stuck dishonest. In a spot the place soccer is virtually a faith, Griff devoted a cardinal sin, and not anyone is forgiving.

Foster Speakman, proprietor and CEO of SunSouth airways, and his spouse, Laura, are a golden couple. profitable and prosperous, they lived a charmed existence sooner than destiny cruelly intervened and denied them the single factor they sought after such a lot -- a toddler. it truly is acknowledged that cash cannot purchase every little thing. however it should purchase a disgraced soccer participant clean out of felony and out of prospects.

The activity Griff consents to do for the Speakmans calls for secrecy. yet he quickly unearths himself once more within the highlight of suspicion. An unsolved homicide comes again to hang-out him within the type of his nemesis, Stanley Rodarte, who has made Griff's destruction his life's project. whereas safeguarding his new firm, Griff also needs to guard these round him, specifically Laura Speakman, from Rodarte's ruthlessness. Griff stands to realize the top payoff he may perhaps ever think, yet making the most of it's going to require him to forfeit his purely likelihood for redemption...and love.

Griff is now taking part in a high-stakes video game, and on the ultimate whistle, one participant may be dead.

Play Dirty is Sandra Brown's wildest experience but, with hairpin turns of plot all alongside the best way. The clock is ticking down on a fallen soccer big name, who misplaced every thing as a result of means he performed the sport. Now his destiny -- his lifestyles -- hinges on one final play.

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The Blue Ring

By A.J. Quinnell

A mystery concentrated round the breaking of a multi-million buck vice ring of gear and prostitution.

Amazon review:

5.0 out of five stars My favorite writer! 7 Sep 2003
By Mr. M. Lee

A. J. Quinell: All of his books ooze category ~ put money into the complete set of his paintings now (while you will get carry of them). I revisit all of his books frequently ~ the characters relatively do come alive.

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CONNECTED

By Simon Denman

Brief Synopsis

CONNECTED is a speculative fiction mystery with touches of technological know-how and philosophy, which reached No.1 in Amazon UK's Bestseller lists for either Thrillers and technological know-how Fiction inside of five days of release.

Beginning with the funeral of a well known classical violinist in a sleepy rural hamlet within the Lake District, a former theoretical physicist attempts to make experience of his brother's suicide. around the nation, a college scholar, having fun with the unforeseen attentions of an enigmatic seductress, is disturbed whilst his ally falls to his demise from the 13th ground of a neighbouring campus tower block.

As each one attempts to resolve the secret in the back of the plain suicides, they're drawn into an obsessive look for a computer-generated fractal video series, with startling results on human attention, and which would simply pave the best way for discovery of the final word thought of every little thing.

However, they aren't the single ones to have visible the opportunity of this mind-altering video, and shortly locate themselves in a determined race opposed to time with gangsters from the shadowy worlds of intercourse, medicinal drugs, cyber-crime, and vastly multi-player online gaming.

Science Content

Although, because the stories testify, hooked up has been loved by means of many with out heritage in computing device technology, Mandelbrot Fractal geometry, string idea, quantum physics or mind technological know-how, people with a few curiosity or wisdom in those parts appear to have relatively loved the booklet.

One reason behind this seems to be that the majority of those references are literally in line with truth. in fact, a few readers have most popular to skim those sections, and declare that this didn't detract from the tale. Others have favored the medical element and constancy, and a few have even thanked the writer for explaining such issues in a fashion that enabled them to benefit anything new.

Philosophy, technology and Religion

Although hooked up is generally loved as a fast paced secret mystery, it's also, to a constrained quantity, in regards to the inevitable clash among technology and faith. the 2 major male protagonists occur to be atheist, and a few of the discussion explores the several options and attitudes relating a few of life’s deeper questions. those comprise the origins of the universe, the character of recognition, and even if there will be lifestyles after dying. back those philosophical references to religion and atheism are few, and ordinarily rather brief, yet all are an important to the story.

Setting and slang

CONNECTED is a modern novel, set completely in England. because the tale unfolds via converging plot threads, the motion switches among a fictitious village within the Lake District, the college of Essex in Colchester (an previous Roman city approximately 60 miles north-east of London), Bracknell (a more moderen suburban city a few forty miles west of London), and North London.

Consequently, there's a few British slang and coffee use of undesirable language (e.g. a number of situations of the F-word etc.) according to the age and heritage of the characters.

Why Connected?

Years in the past, whereas the writer used to be at collage, a fellow pupil had a breakdown and used to be admitted to the neighborhood psychiatric health facility. a number of, who knew him good, went to go to and mentioned that he’d in this case misplaced the plot and was once gabbling incomprehensibly of getting chanced on the reply to existence, the universe and every thing.

While most folk appeared fed on with unhappiness and pity at this, the author’s first proposal was once, “What if he quite had came upon a few common truth?” even if by no means heavily believing that he had, it was once on that day that the seed of an concept lodged in his younger mind – a seed that years later may germinate into the drafting of the 1st 3 chapters of attached from a cabin within the French Alps.

For extra information, please stopover at the author's site.

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Extinction Machine: A Joe Ledger Novel

By Jonathan Maberry

In Extinction computing device, the 5th Joe Ledger ebook by way of Jonathan Maberry, the DMS needs to move up opposed to someone―or something―in seek of latest know-how which may lead to international war

The President of the USA vanishes from the White apartment.

A top-secret prototype stealth fighter is destroyed in the course of a try out flight. Witnesses at the floor say that it used to be shot down via a craft that instantly vanished at very unlikely speeds.

All over the area studies of UFOs are expanding at an alarming fee.

And in a distant fossil dig in China dinosaur hunters have came upon anything that's certainly no longer of this earth. There are rumors of alien-human hybrids dwelling between us.

Joe Ledger and the dep. of army Sciences rush headlong into the warmth of the world's strangest and deadliest palms race, as the worldwide race to get better and retro-engineer alien applied sciences has simply hit a snag. Someone―or something--wants that expertise back.

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The Lost Labyrinth (Daniel Knox, Book 3)

By Will Adams

Truth collides with fiction in Will Adams 3rd pulse-pounding event that includes the enigmatic Daniel Knox. 20 years after vanishing with out a hint, French archaeologist Roland Petitier makes a dramatic reappearance at an incredible Athens convention, promising an impressive locate - the mythical Golden Fleece. yet prior to he may give his speak, he's chanced on lifeless in a lodge room; and an out-of-control policeman places Petitier's onetime protege Augustin Pascal into extensive care, then later accuses him of Petitier's homicide. in basic terms Augustin's closest neighbors, Daniel Knox and Gaille Bonnard can end up his innocence. even though, rumours of the fleece's rediscovery have unfold, and. formidable Georgian oligarch Nergadze is set to get it first. He sends his psychopathic grandson Mikhail to Athens with orders to deliver it again. Mikhail quick turns into confident that Dan Knox has it, and slowly strikes in for the kill!

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