Download E-books Swallowing the Sun PDF

By David Park

Within the museum Martin stands watch over the last. He has travelled some distance from his brutal adolescence within the Loyalist heartlands of Belfast and equipped a existence he by no means imagined he might have - a loyal spouse, Alison, kids, Rachel and Tom, a decent activity. however the happiness he has came across feels brittle. Rachel's educational good fortune is launching her out of her proud father's orbit. Tom, eclipsed by means of his sister, has withdrawn right into a delusion global. Martin's gratitude to Alison is a gulf among them. He feels unworthy of his spouse, his lifestyles, his success. Returning domestic one evening to discover police autos ready, Martin feels his sins should have eventually stuck up with him. yet their information is totally unforeseen, a mindless tragedy. And within the face of this devastating trauma, which tears his fragile relatives aside, Martin reveals the violence of the earlier isn't long past yet in basic terms dormant; its name has to be spoke back finally.

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By David Lee Summers

People settled the Moon and satellites orbiting the Earth have been a typical sight, yet with the abolition of NASA, people had no wish to pass additional and area exploration died. Then, a technician from the Very huge Array, a radio telescope in New Mexico, discovers robust debris orbiting Saturn’s moon, Titan, which can be a brand new power resource. unusually sufficient, following the discovery’s statement, whales round the Earth replaced their songs in a single day. As scion of the strong Quinn company, Thomas Quinn builds a sunlight sail—a vessel driven via sun itself—to locate the resource of those debris in Titan’s orbit. He gathers the simplest and brightest group to pilot his craft: Jonathan Jefferson, an getting older astronaut referred to as the final guy on Mars; Natalie Freeman, a exceptional army captain; Myra Lee, a biologist, focusing on whale verbal exchange; and John O’Connell, the technician who first chanced on the debris. All jointly they make a grand journey of the sun procedure and realize not just wonders yet risks past their mind's eye. Drawing on his event as an astronomer, David Lee Summers has created a narrative that's either interesting and believable, one who will be loved by way of either the younger and young-at-heart who take pleasure in taking a look at the planets on a transparent evening and dreaming of what should be.

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Download E-books The Golden Notebook: A Novel PDF

By Doris Lessing

Anna is a author, writer of 1 very profitable novel, who now retains 4 notebooks. in a single, with a black disguise, she stories the African adventure of her past years. In a pink one she files her political existence, her disillusionment with communism. In a yellow one she writes a singular within which the heroine relives a part of her personal adventure. And in a blue one she retains a private diary. eventually, in love with an American author and threatened with madness, Anna resolves to convey the threads of all 4 books jointly in a golden notebook.

Doris Lessing's best-known and so much influential novel, The Golden Notebook keeps its remarkable energy and relevance a long time after its preliminary publication.

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Download E-books Ranger (Exodus: Empires at War, Book 5) PDF

By Doug Dandridge

Nobody Is secure in the course of a struggle of Extermination. specifically the Civilians. Rebecca Goldman was once a vibrant and beautiful baby, a twelve yr outdated with a loving relations. know-how allowed them to dwell very easily at the most threatening planet within the Empire, Azure. after which the Ca'cadasans got here, and it was once abruptly survival of the fittest out within the wasteland. wasting every thing, Rebecca has purely herself to rely on in a jungle the place every thing is an enemy. Cornelius Walborski simply desired to killed Cacas. After wasting his spouse to the extraterrestrial beings on Sestius, he trains to develop into a Ranger, the augmented warriors of the Imperial military. He hasn't ever visible whatever like Azure, yet there are Cacas to seek, and a venture to accomplish. not likely survivors locate themselves thrust jointly, the place the fellow will store the kid, and keep himself even as.

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Download E-books Counter Force (Stony Man, Book 125) PDF

By Don Pendleton

STONY MAN

Very few are conscious they exist, yet those that do recognize that every venture Stony guy Farm's commando groups whole ability one other evening of peace in the United States. they're the simplest cybertechs and squaddies on the earth and their covert aim is to forestall terror assaults earlier than they happen—even if it ability sacrificing themselves within the process.

COUNTER FORCE

When Iraqi insurgents detain a regiment of Marines in the course of their try to withdraw from Iraq, the foreign incident incites retribution killings in Montana via a armed forces of former veterans. For Stony guy Farm's Phoenix strength, it's a race opposed to the clock to rescue the yankee squaddies in Iraq as capable workforce struggles to quell the combathardened military within the U.S.—with as little demise as possible—before the terrorists kill each hostage.

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Arrange to have your belief of fact rocked to its very foundation.

It is the 12 months 2004. Violent crime is the #1 political factor in the United States. Now, the fast and likely Anti-Crime invoice promises a formerly convicted violent legal one reasonable trial, one quickly charm, then rapid execution. to avoid abuse of the legislations, a laptop needs to be equipped that detects lies with one hundred pc accuracy.

Once perfected, the reality computing device will switch the face of the area. but the race to complete the reality computing device forces one guy to dedicate a stunning act of treachery, burdening him with a depressing mystery that collides with every thing he believes in. Now he needs to cover the reality from his personal construction . . . or face his execution.

By turns confident and chilling--and continually profound--The fact computer is not anything below a historical past of the longer term, a spellbinding chronicle that resonates with perception, knowledge . . . and stunning possibility.

"PROFOUND."
--Associated Press

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By Robert Harris

From the bestselling writer of Fatherland and Pompeii, comes the 1st novel of a trilogy concerning the fight for strength in historical Rome.

In his “most entire paintings to this point” (Los Angeles Times), grasp of ancient fiction Robert Harris lures readers again in time to the compelling lifetime of Roman Senator Marcus Cicero. The new edition of a vanished biography written by way of his loved ones slave and righthand guy, Tiro, Imperium follows Cicero’s amazing fight to achieve ideal strength in Rome.

On a chilly November morning, Tiro opens the door to discover a terrified, bedraggled stranger begging for aid. as soon as a Sicilian aristocrat, the fellow used to be robbed via the corrupt Roman governor, Verres, who's now attempting to convict him below fake pretenses and sentence him to a violent loss of life. the fellow claims that simply the good senator Marcus Cicero, considered one of Rome’s so much formidable attorneys and spellbinding orators, can deliver him justice in a crooked society manipulated by way of the villainous governor. yet for Cicero, it's a probability to end up himself helpful of absolute strength. What follows is likely one of the such a lot gripping court dramas in historical past, and the start of a quest for political glory by means of a guy who fought his technique to the pinnacle utilizing basically his voice—defeating the main daunting figures in Roman historical past.

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Download E-books The Watcher in the Shadows PDF

It used to be an unforgettable summer....

When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle strikes together with her kin to Cape apartment at the coast of Normandy, she's instantly taken via the great thing about the place--its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets an area boy named Ishmael, and the 2 quickly fall in love. yet a gloomy secret is set to spread, concerning a reclusive toymaker who lives in a big mansion full of mechanical beings and shadows of the past.

As unusual lighting fixtures shine in the course of the fog surrounding a small, barren island, Irene's more youthful brother desires of a dismal creature hidden deep within the woodland. And whilst a tender woman is located murdered, her physique on the finish of a course torn throughout the woods by means of a significant, inhuman strength, Irene and Ishmael wonder--has a demonic presence been unleashed at the population of Cape apartment? jointly, they will need to live on the main terrifying summer time in their lives, as they struggle to piece jointly the various mysteries and secrets and techniques hidden in a city torn aside by means of tragedy, amidst a labyrinth of lighting fixtures and shadows.

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By James Baldwin

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, between different locales, Another Country is a unique of passions--sexual, racial, political, artistic--that is attractive for its emotional depth and haunting sensuality, depicting women and men, blacks and whites, stripped in their mask of gender and race by means of love and hatred on the such a lot elemental and stylish. In a small set of buddies, Baldwin imbues the easiest and worst intentions of liberal the US within the early Nineteen Seventies.

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By Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Jailbird takes us right into a fractured and comedian, natural Vonnegut global of excessive crimes and misdemeanors in government—and within the center. This wry story follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck from Harvard to the Nixon White apartment to the penal complex as Watergate’s least recognized co-conspirator. however the humor turns darkish while Vonnegut shines his highlight at the chilly hearts and calculated greed of the powerful, giving a razor-sharp part to an unforgettable portrait of energy and politics in our instances.

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