Look Behind You

By Sibel Hodge

Chloe Benson wakes up abducted and certain in an underground tomb without reminiscence of ways she acquired there.

She manages to flee yet not anyone believes her story—not the police, no longer the medical professionals, and particularly now not her husband, Liam.

When she suspects Liam is mendacity to her, Chloe is pressured to retrace her prior, following in her personal footsteps to discover the reality and remain alive. yet who's following Chloe?

Look at the back of you. You by no means be aware of who is out there.

#1 united kingdom Kindle Bestseller

Revised variation: This variation of Look at the back of You comprises editorial revisions.

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Null

By Adam Fawer

David Caine fuehrt ein gefaehrliches Doppelleben. Tagsueber begeistert er
seine Studenten fuer Quantenphysik und Wahrscheinlichkeitsrechnung, nachts
taucht er ab in die Welt der Pokerclubs in new york. Der brillante
Mathematiker kann in Sekundenschnelle die Gewinnchancen seiner Mitspieler
berechnen. Doch eines Nachts unterlaeuft ihm ein Fehler, und sein Leben
geraet ausser Kontrolle. Eine atemberaubende Jagd beginnt, bei der David
Caine nicht nur um sein Leben fuerchten muss, sondern auch um seinen
Verstand.

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The Discovery of Slowness

By Sten Nadolny

"Absolutely stunning."—Times Literary Supplement

"This outstanding, beautifully translated novel derives from the lifetime of the true nineteenth century explorer John Franklin…[whose] adventures are conveyed with spellbinding skill."—Publishers Weekly

The Discovery of Slowness—a large advertisement and demanding good fortune throughout Europe, the place it's thought of the preferred author's masterpiece—recounts the lifetime of the nineteenth-century British explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847).

Through the author's acute analyzing of background and his very good storytelling prowess, the reader follows John Franklin's improvement from awkward schoolboy and ridiculed youngster to day trip chief, governor of Tasmania, and icon of event. gradual and planned from boyhood, Franklin seemed destined to be a misfit. yet he escaped from the ever-expanding global of and Empire to the sea's silent panorama, the place the universe appeared extra plausible. At age fourteen he joined the military. After surviving the harrowing battles of Copenhagen and Trafalgar, he launched into numerous voyages of discovery into the Canadian North, and served as governor of Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). everybody with whom he got here into touch sensed that Franklin was once an extraordinary guy, one that was once “out of his time” and who moved to another, grander beat. That beat finally led Franklin to sail as soon as more—on his ultimate, fateful voyage—into the Arctic looking for the Northwest Passage.

The Discovery of Slowness is a riveting account of a outstanding and sundry lifestyles. And it's also a profound and thought-provoking meditation on time. the result's an unforgettable and deeply relocating interpreting event that justifies the novel's acceptance as one of many classics of latest international literature.

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"Nadolny evinces extraordinary empathy together with his not going Odysseus and Ralph Freedman's translation captures the crystalline freshness of the author's imagery."—Washington submit publication World

"The Discovery of Slowness is a masterpiece of characterization, a portrait of inwardness within the so much outward-thrusting of lives."—The New Republic

"Fluid and suspenseful, a thought-provoking reminder of up to date society's tendency to hurry via daily life."—The windfall Journal-Bulletin

"Amazing…His e-book is a ancient portray, a seafarer's novel, a love tale, an outcast's tale multi functional. This kind appears to be like very harmonious, simply because it by the way, nearly secretly, displays on our correct to find the area at our personal, own pace."—Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung

"Sir John Franklin is the embodied distinction to the frenetic agitation of the fashionable international. the invention of slowness is the slowness of discovery."—New York evaluate of Books

"Nadolny's imaginative and prescient is conveyed with restraint and charm…He has written a Utopia of character."—New York instances e-book Review

"Its attraction lies in its remark of the feel of existence, visible through a personality who has to paintings every little thing out from first ideas. It should be learn slowly, to be absorbed up to understood."—Scotland On Sunday

"This is greater than an event; it is a meditation on time and perception…Not to be rushed, or forgotten."—The Herald

"Nadolny brilliantly units the narrative velocity to the rhythms of the frozen panorama, and to the 'slowness that is bred through hunger.'"—Robert MacFarlane

"This is either an excellent old novel and a spell-binding person portrait…This is a marvellous translation of a masterly work."—The Observer

Sten Nadolny (b. 1942) was once an historian and filmmaker, prior to writing 4 novels and collections of essays. He lives in Berlin and has been provided 4 prizes: Ingeborg Bachmann (1981), Hans-Fallada (1985), Premio Vallombrosa (1986), Ernst Hoferichter (1995). The Discovery of Slowness (1983) has been translated into all significant languages.

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Before I Go to Sleep: A Novel

By S. J. Watson

“Thebest debut novel I’ve ever read.”—Tess Gerritsen,bestselling writer of the Rizzoli & Isles series

“Anexceptional mystery. It left my nerves jangling for hours after i stopped thelast page.” —Dennis Lehane, New York instances bestselling writer of Moonlight Mile

S. J. Watson makes his strong debutwith this  compelling, fast paced  mental thriller,reminiscent of Shutter Island and Memento, in which an amnesiac who,following a mysterious coincidence, can't keep in mind her prior or shape newmemories, desperately attempts to discover the reality approximately who she is—and whoshe can trust.

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Hatteras Blue

By David Poyer

"Tiller Galloway is a good hero . . . A fast moving, convincing mystery set in an strange locale." --Baltimore solar "Plot twists and turns that chart a tough path during the deep waters of human desire and greed." --Ocala Star-Banner “Local surroundings and a great wisdom of treacherous currents maintain issues on course.” --The London instances On a moonless evening in 1945, a destroyer sinks a U-Boat fifty miles off Hatteras Island, the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Over a half-century later, the mummified corpses of 3 crewmen, wrapped in a decaying rubber raft, come to mild in the course of excavation for a brand new procuring improvement. Their reappearance unleashes neo-Nazis, drug smugglers, and a shadowy "historian" with an ominous plan. whilst Hatteras local, salvage diver, and ex-con Lyle "Tiller" Galloway III starts off digging into the invention, he is pressured by means of an island relatives to tackle a perilous silent accomplice. jointly, he and Shadrach Aydlett will realize what really occurred within the Carolina sand hills goodbye in the past, and what everyone's relatively after . . . a whole lot long-lost Nazi gold. and at last, he’ll conflict a ruthless killer many fathoms underneath the stormy sea off Cape Hatteras. HATTERAS BLUE's infrequent unique hardcover sells for over 100 funds. This re-creation has been revised by means of the writer to make it much more interesting and real.

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Education of Patrick Silver (Secret Isaac, Book 3)

By Jerome Charyn

In a stunning ny underworld populated through a constellation of punks, low lifes, thugs, nymphs, vice lords and bag males, Patrick Silver is an eccentric tremendous. An ex-cop, he as soon as served less than the now disgraced First Deputy Isaac Sidel. yet now his lifestyles has taken a weird flip. He's been employed as a bodyguard to Jeronimo Guzmann, the main fiendish of a family members of Peruvian pimps who've been plaguing Isaac Sidel. Isaac's out for revenge, and he's yes that Patrick may help him locate the 'lipstick freak', a perverted assassin who has been stalking the recent York skyline, portray the faces of little boys earlier than he kills them. but if Patrick turns into distracted by way of the impossible to resist Odile Guzmann, assisting out Isaac is the very last thing on his brain.

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Native Speaker

The debut novel from critically-acclaimed and long island Times–bestselling writer Chang-rae Lee.

In Native Speaker, writer Chang-rae Lee introduces readers to Henry Park. Park has spent his whole existence attempting to turn into a real American—a local speaker. yet whilst the essence of his followed nation maintains to elude him, his Korean background turns out to float more and more away.

Park's harsh Korean upbringing has taught him to conceal his feelings, to recollect every little thing he learns, and so much of all to suppose an overpowering experience of alienation. In different phrases, it has formed him as a typical spy.

But the very attributes that aid him to excel in his occupation placed a pressure on his marriage to his American spouse and stand within the approach of his coming to phrases together with his younger son's loss of life. whilst he's assigned to secret agent on a emerging Korean-American baby-kisser, his very identification is established, and he needs to work out who he's amid not just the conflicts inside of himself but in addition in the ethnic and political tensions of the recent York urban streets.

Native Speaker is a narrative of cultural alienation. it's approximately fathers and sons, concerning the wish to hook up with the realm instead of stand except it, approximately loyalty and betrayal, concerning the alien in we all and who we eventually are.

His most modern ebook, On one of these complete Sea, could be released in January 2014.
 

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The Devil in Disguise (Harry Devlin, Book 6)

By Martin Edwards

Harry Devlin is employed via the Kavanaugh belief to contest the need in their overdue purchaser. Charles Kavanaugh has left every thing to his new housekeeper, Vera Blackhurst. Then the present Chairman of the belief is located useless, fallen from a third-floor lodge window. Did he bounce or used to be he driven?

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El escondite inglés

Nuria pierde su maleta nada más aterrizar en Londres. Lo que no imagina es que esa pequeña desgracia será el desencadenante de una aventura en l. a. que se verá implicada junto a un turbio funcionario diplomático, un embajador con fama de don Juan, dos detectives fuera de onda, un policía que quiere ser Sherlock Holmes, un pacífico vagabundo y un autorretrato de Francisco de Goya. Una multitud de divertidos personajes que se refugian en este escondite inglés convertido en un juego lleno de humor e intriga, con el mismo ritmo trepidante que su autor ya demostró en su anterior novela, Bendita calamidad.

Miguel Mena (Madrid, 1959) stay en Zaragoza y trabaja como locutor de radio. Ha publicado novelas, relatos y libros de viajes.

Entre otras obras, es autor de Bendita calamidad (1994), El escondite inglés (1997) y Cambio de marcha (2000), tres novelas, con las que ha obtenido un gran éxito, publicadas en l. a. colección Alba Joven. Además, es autor de Una nube de periodistas (2001), 1863 paso (2005), Días sin tregua (2006) y Piedad (2008).

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Marco Polo, If You Can (Blackford Oakes #4)

By William F. Buckley Jr.

On trial in Russia, Blackford Oakes fights to hold out a undertaking that may swap the process the chilly War

The prisoner within the dock is accused of unspeakable crimes opposed to the Soviet Union—charges Blackford Oakes is proud to be to blame of. The agent has spent nine years struggling with the unfold of Communism in Europe, and he intends to proceed the conflict. It shouldn’t be demanding for the Russians to convict him of espionage—after all, Oakes used to be came across on Soviet soil in a downed U-2 undercover agent plane—and it is going to take a masterstroke for the agent to flee execution. The humorous factor is, the Russians are enjoying correct into his hands.
 
After three years on depart from the CIA, Oakes used to be introduced again to participate in 1 of the main bold operations in intelligence background. His project is to crash the aircraft, get captured, and undergo the trial. to date, everything’s going in response to plan. Now he simply has to get out of the Soviet Union alive.
 
Marco Polo, for those who Can is the 4th ebook within the Blackford Oakes Mysteries, yet you'll take pleasure in examining the sequence in any order.

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