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  • Download E-books Shadow on the Sun (Black Hole Sun) PDF

    By David Macinnis Gill

    A sci-fi thrill ride—incredible motion, artistic world-building, lethal humor, and more—for enthusiasts of motion picture classics resembling Blade Runner and Mad Max! this can be the better half to Invisible Sun and Black gap Sun, which Suzanne Collins, the writer of The starvation Games, known as "imaginative and action-packed."

    Characters go back, new characters are brought, and the motion by no means stops. Readers embraced the 1st books in acclaimed writer David Macinnis Gill's trilogy approximately Durango, Mimi (his nano-implant with a biting wit), and Vienne (his second-in-command), calling the books non-put-downable, exciting, humorous, and completely fulfilling. A surefire wager for lovers of dystopian sci-fi, from The starvation Games to Battlestar Galactica. Cinematic motion, rapid-fire discussion, a futuristic environment on a terraformed Mars, and tragic romance—Shadow at the Sun is an unstoppable adrenaline rush!

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  • Download E-books The Sport of the Gods PDF

    By Paul Laurence Dunbar

    2015 Reprint of 1902 version. complete facsimile of the unique variation. now not reproduced with Optical popularity software program. In "The activity of the Gods", first released in 1902, Dunbar examines the lifetime of city Black american citizens. pressured to go away the South, a family members falls aside amid the cruel realities of Northern internal urban lifestyles during this exam of the forces that extinguish the goals of African americans. It is still a compelling remark at the lifetime of African-Americans after the abolition of slavery and landmark illustration of black existence in African-American literature.
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  • Download E-books Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) PDF

    By Thomas Pynchon

    Vineland, a area of blessed anarchy in northern California, is the final shelter of hippiedom, a tradition devastated by means of the sobriety epidemic, Reaganomics, and the Tube. the following, in an Orwellian 1984, Zoyd Wheeler and his daughter Prairie look for Prairie's long-lost mom, a Sixties radical who ran off with a narc. Vineland is classic Pynchon, jam-packed with quasi-allegorical characters, complicated unresolved subplots, corny songs ("Floozy with an Uzi"), motion picture spoofs (Pee-wee Herman in The Robert Musil Story), and illicit intercourse (including a macho version at the notorious sportscar scene in V.).

    For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more desirable through introductions and notes by means of extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by means of award-winning translators.
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  • Download E-books Cryonic: A Zombie Novel PDF

    "Haunting..." --San Francisco Chronicle  "Riveting..." --Kirkus  "Powerful..." --Vanity Fair

    "Sometimes you are useless. . . ."

    When Royce Bruyere selected to be cryogenically frozen upon dying, he figured coming again to lifestyles will be fascinating. Neat. Bonus time. the realm he awakes to is not anything of the sort.

    A chinese language invasion has crippled the U.S., dividing the rustic in a decade-long stalemate alongside the Mississippi. Royce's winning reanimation is extraordinary, making him the chinese language regime's such a lot prized possession--but now not for lengthy. wanting to regulate lifestyles and loss of life, the chinese language reanimate different "cryonics," until eventually anything is going horribly wrong.

    Royce travels via a destiny wrought with violence and depression, purely to find the remedy for the disorder lies inside him. it is a race opposed to time as he flees the chinese language and the bloodthirsty sufferers of a terrifying epidemic within the wish of saving the rustic from apocalypse and making a lifestyles worthy living.

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    "I did not have the slightest inkling i used to be going to die that day. notwithstanding a few will argue that i did not particularly event loss of life. The blood stopped coursing via my veins--this a lot is certain--just because it will a few day for you, yet there have been no pearly gates, no departed family guiding me into the sunshine. whereas i used to be away, I skilled nothingness. possibly this was once intentional, because the nice cosmic scorekeeper knew I wasn't complete strolling the earth."
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  • Download E-books The Hidden Cottage PDF

    By Erica James

    Family ties, secrets and techniques, love and guilt are woven with heat, honesty and wit during this pleasant new novel from Sunday occasions bestseller Erica James.

    We all disguise issues, a few greater than others...

    Mia Channing looks to have an enviable lifestyles: a stunning domestic within the village of Little Pelham, a contented, reliable marriage, a role she enjoys and 3 grown up young ones to whom she's devoted.

    But appearances are deceiving; in reality that it's all a precarious balancing act. while the kinfolk assemble for her son's 30th birthday, Daisy, her youngest daughter, drops a bombshell within the manner simply Daisy can. once more Mia reveals herself forged within the function of peacemaker. It's a job she's uninterested in, fairly due to the fact her husband refuses to think he's accountable for the issues they're dealing with. no longer unusually, Mia longs for escape.

    For Owen Fletcher, procuring the Hidden Cottage used to be the success of a lifelong dream and gives the correct get away for him. while Mia meets him, she needs to come to a decision no matter if she has the braveness to do whatever for herself for a transformation. And if she does, can she ever return to the lifetime of compromise she had prior to?
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  • Download E-books The Victorious Opposition (American Empire, Book Three) (Southern Victory: American Empire) PDF

    By Harry Turtledove

    Harry Turtledove’s acclaimed trade heritage sequence begun with a unmarried query: What if the South had received the Civil conflict? Now, seventy years have handed because the first conflict among the States. The North American continent is locked in a conflict of politics, economies, and moralities. In a global that has already felt the soul-shattering blow of the good warfare, North the US is the powder keg which may ignite one other worldwide conflict—complete with a brand new new release of killing machines.

    “Freedom! Freedom! Freedom!” In 1934, the mantra echoes around the accomplice States of the US, a rustic born of bloodshed and keenness, stretching from Mexico to Virginia. yet whereas humans use the note to greet one another within the streets, the which means of “Freedom” has turn into more and more unclear.

    Jake Featherston, chief of the ruling Freedom occasion, has gained power—and is taking his nation and the area to the sting of an abyss. Charismatic, sensible, and hooked on clash, Featherston is whipping the accomplice States right into a frenzy of hatred. Blacks are being rounded up and despatched to felony camps, and the persecution has simply all started. Featherston has compelled the U.S. to renounce its toeholds in Florida and Kentucky, and because the North stumbles via a succession of leaders, from Socialist Hosea Blackford to Herbert Hoover and now Al Smith, Featherston is feeling his may perhaps. With the U.S.A. locked in a sour, bloody profession of Canada, dealing with an intractable uprising in Utah, and fatigued from a conflict within the Pacific opposed to Japan, Featherston might pursue one harmful proposition mainly: that he can defeat the U.S.A. in an all-out war.

    The triumphant competition is a drama of leaders and fans, spies and traitors, fanatics and squaddies. From California to Canada, from strive against at the excessive seas to the key conferences the place former slaves plot a determined procedure for survival, Harry Turtledove has created a human portrait of an international in upheaval. The 3rd ebook in his enormous American Empire sequence, The effective competition is a singular of rules, motion, and surprise—and an unforgettable re-imagining of historical past itself.

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  • Download E-books The Harvest PDF

    By Robert Charles Wilson

    As he watches his family and friends rework into immortal beings after expressing to the traveler their desire to reside ceaselessly, Oregon health practitioner Matt Wheeler starts off to suspect that the tourist and his sort are as much as no stable.
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  • Download E-books Into the Darkness PDF

    By V.C. Andrews

    Despite the bright sunshine, I felt a sit back surge via me. I paused and checked out the home round the corner. was once Brayden simply one other one in all my fantasies?

    Bestselling writer V.C. Andrews portrays her such a lot romantic couple given that Troy and Heaven within the Casteel series…in this twisting story of hope and obsession, fact and dreams.
         As beautiful as one of many helpful gemstones at her mom and dad’ jewellery shop, Amber Taylor is shy and introspective—qualities misinterpret by way of others as being stuck-up and more suitable. dealing with an extended, lonely summer season operating on the kinfolk store, Amber’s international lighting fixtures up whilst the Matthews relatives all at once strikes into the home round the corner, a estate that has stood ignored for the longest time. And whilst she meets Brayden Matthews, an merely baby similar to her, Amber quickly turns into infatuated with this good-looking, quirky younger guy who turns out to grasp her innermost emotions virtually prior to she does, who takes her locations she by no means knew existed in her small city. Their connection is electrifying, in contrast to whatever Amber’s felt prior to. yet as quick as he seems to be, Brayden vanishes into the darkness. And checking out the reality approximately him will push Amber Taylor to the sting of madness….
         An atmospheric trip of ardour and suspense that builds to a jolting, unforgettable finale, Into the Darkness showcases V.C. Andrews at her most sensible.
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  • Download E-books The Captains (Brotherhood of War) PDF

    By W.E.B. Griffin

    It used to be greater than an incident. It used to be a perilous attack around the thirty eighth parallel. It used to be the Korean battle. within the worry and frenzy of conflict, those that had served with heroism prior to have been referred to as back through the US to guy the trenches and sandbag bunkers. From Pusan to the Yalu, they drove ahead with instructions too new and tanks too outdated: brothers in battle, bonded jointly in conflict as they'd by no means been in peace...
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