The Peacemakers

The dual specters of hunger and genocide stalk the southern Sudan while the tyrannical regime in Khartoum unleashes the Janjaweed, horseback-mounted Baggara tribesmen, at the defenseless Dinka and Nuer tribes. The prize is keep watch over of the oil reserves mendacity underneath tribal lands, and a weary United countries responds with a half-hearted try out riddled with corruption to rescue a beleaguered humans. the USA sends six getting older Air strength C-130 Hercules shipment airplane and one hundred sixty five group of workers to help the UN peacekeepers and fly aid into the center of the war-torn land. yet age-old hatreds can't be suppressed and the Janjaweed reason one of many C-130s to crash, killing the group and commander of the USA detachment. The UN peacekeepers are chickening out while the newly appointed commander of the C-130 unit arrives. His unit's morale is within the airborne dirt and dust and the placement chaotic. Appalled by means of the slaughter he witnesses, he turns into a pushed guy, decided to avoid wasting the Nuer and Dinka tribesmen. He makes an not going best friend, the French commander of the peacekeeping strength who was once born Senegalese. the 2 males are army anachronisms, throwbacks to an previous age. yet either know the way to struggle – one within the air, the opposite at the flooring – and struggle they're going to. the location spins uncontrolled and turns into a conflict of private survival the place defeat will lead to genocide.

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Shovel Ready: A Spademan Novel

By Adam Sternbergh

The futuristic hardboiled noir that Lauren Beukes calls “sharp as a paper-cut” a few rubbish guy became kill-for-hire.

Spademan was once a rubbish man.  That was once prior to the soiled bomb hit instances sq., ahead of his spouse was once killed, and earlier than town turned a blown-out shell of its former self.

Now he’s a hitman.

In a near-future big apple urban break up among people who find themselves prosperous sufficient to “tap in” to a worldly digital fact, and people who are left to fend for themselves within the ravaged streets, Spademan selected the streets.  whilst his most recent patron hires him to kill the daughter of a robust evangelist, he needs to navigate among those worldsthe desolate tract truth and the slick fantasyto end his activity, transparent his moral sense, and confirm he’s no longer the one that lands up within the ground.  

From the Hardcover edition.

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Kiss Me First

By Lottie Moggach

FINALIST
The Guardian First publication Prize
British nationwide ebook Award--New Writers Award

Leila understands extra approximately Tess than someone else on this planet. yet no longer even Leila is aware what quite occurred to Tess . . .
 
A sheltered younger lady raised through a unmarried mom, Leila frequently struggled to connect to the women in school. On an online neighborhood for philosophical and moral debate, she ultimately comes into her personal, and is flattered whilst the website’s awesome, charismatic founder invitations her to be a part of venture Tess. speaking in basic terms via on-line channels, Leila immerses herself in Tess’s international. She needs to research each aspect approximately this different woman’s existence: her mother’s birthday, her favourite songs, her top associates, her first kiss. simply because quickly, Leila must turn into her. And Tess will disappear.

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The Millionaires

By Brad Meltzer

Brothers. 3 mystery provider brokers. And thousands for the taking. Charlie and Oliver Caruso are brothers who paintings at Greene and Greene, a personal financial institution so particular there is a $2 million minimal to be a shopper. but if the door of luck slams of their faces, the brothers are provided with a suggestion they can not refuse: $3 million in an deserted account that can not be traced. it is the ideal victimless crime. Charlie and Oliver choose to take the money, yet get even more than they bargained for. Now, with loads of additional zeroes of their wallet and a chum chanced on useless, the key carrier and a feminine inner most investigator are last in. Whose funds did they take? How will they remain alive? And why is the key carrier attempting to kill them? either Charlie and Oliver speedy become aware of it isn't effortless being The Millionaires.

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Savage Drift (Monument 14 Series, Book 3)

By Emmy Laybourne

It's over.

Dean, Alex, and the opposite survivors of the Monument 14 have escaped the catastrophe region and made it to the security of a Canadian refugee camp. a few of the children were reunited with their households, and everybody is making tentative plans for the long run. after which, Niko learns that his misplaced love, Josie, has survived!
Or is it?
For Josie, separated from the gang and presumed useless, lifestyles has long gone from undesirable to worse. Trapped in a poor criminal camp with different uncovered O's and traumatized via her studies, she has given up all wish of rescue. in the meantime, scared by means of the government's strange curiosity in her being pregnant, Astrid—along along with her protectors, Dean and Jake—joins Niko on his determined quest to be reunited with Josie.
In Monument 14: Savage flow, the stunningly fierce end to the Monument 14 trilogy, writer Emmy Laybourne ups the stakes even better for a bunch of children who've always

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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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