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  • Download E-books Star Trek: Distant Early Warning (Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers Book 64) PDF

    By Dayton Ward



    a distinct six-part S.C.E. occasion that flashes again to earlier adventures of the S.C.E. staff from the twenty third century to the peak of the kingdom warfare, with certain visitors from all around the Star Trek universe!

    2265: Following the discoveries made by means of the U.S.S. Constellation within the Taurus achieve, Starfleet has fast-tracked the development of Starbase forty seven, a.k.a. leading edge. however the speedy development has intended concomitant technical difficulties, ones which are vexing Vanguard's commanding officer, Commodore Diego Reyes.

    So it is the Corps of Engineers to the rescue. The U.S.S. Lovell, with its crack S.C.E. crew led via Lt. Commander Mahmud al-Khaled, needs to clear up Vanguard's technical crises so the bottom can turn into operational as deliberate.

    A go back to the twenty third century, within the culture of Foundations and Where Time Stands Still, and a prequel to the acclaimed new novel sequence Star Trek: Vanguard!
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  • Download E-books A Rocky Mountain Christmas PDF

    By William W. Johnstone

    The households Jensen and MacCallister are of the main mythical clans in frontier fiction. Now, the USA Today bestselling authors of A Lone big name Christmas convey them jointly as soon as more--in a gripping story of tragedy, survival, love, betrayal, and perhaps even a miracle. . .

    Three days earlier than Christmas, Matt Jensen is touring the Denver and Pacific railway whilst an avalanche slams down onto the teach, trapping it in desolate Trout Creek go. however it wasn't an act of nature that prompted the coincidence; it used to be a gang of outlaws trying to rescue their chief, who's being taken to crimson Cliff to be hanged.

    As Smoke Jensen and Duff MacCallister frantically attempt to make their solution to the scene, Matt struggles to save lots of the survivors, between them a stunning younger girl with a gloomy earlier, a service provider seaman grew to become rancher, and a senator together with his very ailing younger daughter. ravenous below a sour, using snow within the brutal, unforgiving Rocky Mountains, and surrounded by way of armed and determined outlaws, Matt nonetheless goals of creating it domestic for Christmas. yet until destiny lends a hand, no one will.
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  • Download E-books Everything Flows (New York Review Books Classics) PDF

    By Vasily Grossman, Robert Chandler

    A brand new York evaluation Books Original

    Everything Flows is Vasily Grossman’s ultimate testomony, written after the Soviet experts suppressed his masterpiece, existence and destiny. the most tale is easy: published after thirty years within the Soviet camps, Ivan Grigoryevich needs to fight to discover a spot for himself in an surprising global. yet in a singular that seeks to soak up the complete tragedy of Soviet heritage, Ivan’s tale is just one between many. therefore we additionally listen approximately Ivan’s cousin, Nikolay, a scientist who by no means allow his sense of right and wrong intrude together with his occupation, and Pinegin, the informer who bought Ivan despatched to the camps. Then a super brief play interrupts the narrative: a chain of informers steps ahead, every one making excuses for the inexcusable issues that he did—inexcusable and but, the informers plead, in Stalinist Russia comprehensible, virtually unavoidable. And on the middle of the ebook, we discover the tale of Anna Sergeyevna, Ivan’s lover, who tells approximately her keen involvement as an activist within the Terror famine of 1932–33, which resulted in the deaths of 3 to 5 million Ukrainian peasants. the following Everything Flows attains an insufferable lucidity akin to the final cantos of Dante’s Inferno.
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  • Download E-books The Matchmaker of Perigord: A Novel PDF

    By Julia Stuart

    Barber Guillaume Ladoucette has regularly loved nice luck in his tiny village in southwestern France, catering to the tonsorial wishes of Amour-sur-Belle's thirty-three population. yet occasions have replaced. His clients have grown older—and balder. by surprise there isn't any longer a choice for Guillaume's specific companies, and he's pressured to make a drastic occupation switch. in view that love and companionship are worthy commodities at any age, he turns into Amour-sur-Belle's professional matchmaker and intends to unite hearts as ably as he as soon as reduce hair. yet unfortunately, Guillaume isn't approximately as entire an agent of amour, because the disastrous result of his preliminary makes an attempt amply end up, in particular in terms of arranging his personal romantic future.

    For each reader who loved Chocolat, Julia Stuart's The Matchmaker of Périgord is a tasty, totally spell binding, and sinfully pleasant delight.

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  • Download E-books A Man From Planet Earth: A Scientific Novel (Science and Fiction) PDF

    Sometime within the not-too-distant destiny ... unbeknownst to Earth, the Galaxy is domestic to a couple of spacefaring societies. This confederation enforces a strict protocol forbidding any touch with civilizations that experience now not but accomplished either a considerable spacefaring strength and enough adulthood to manage the expertise explosion ahead of triggering their very own extinction.

    While this coverage is meant to simply herald peaceable new participants, issues swap totally whilst the confederation is threatened by way of a few unknown entity - is the risk actual or imagined? The confederation comes to a decision to damage with the principles and sends a delegate to Earth to rent one of many supposedly belligerent Earthlings to enquire and to restore the confederation’s long-unused starfleet. The Earthman is of the same opinion, yet calls for a excessive fee: should still he be triumphant, the confederation should settle for Earth as a brand new member. because the danger turns into ever extra acute, the query quickly turns into which undertaking will turn out more durable - saving the confederation or convincing it to just accept the deal!

    The wide appendix, written in non-technical language, experiences the medical and technological subject matters underlying the plot - starting from the Fermi paradox, area commute and artificial/collective intelligence to theories on attainable common convergences in technological and organic development.

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  • Download E-books Matilda, Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate, James y el melocotón gigante PDF

    By Roald Dahl


    Las tres obras más representativas de Roald Dahl reunidas en un pack exclusivo para los lovers de escritor británico:


    Matilda es una lectora empedernida con sólo cinco años. brilliant e inteligente, todos los angeles admiran menos sus mediocres padres, que l. a. consideran una inútil. Además tiene poderes extraños y maravillosos...

    Charlie y los angeles fábrica de chocolate:
    El señor Wonka, dueño de los angeles magnífica fábrica de chocolate, ha escondido cinco billetes de oro en sus chocolatinas. Quienes los encuentren serán los elegidos para visitar l. a. factoría. Charlie tiene l. a. fortuna de encontrar uno de esos billetes y, a partir de ese momento, su vida cambiará totalmente.

    James y el melocotón gigante:
    James es un niño huérfano que vive con dos tías muy severas que le hacen l. a. vida imposible. Pero un día, un extraño personaje le regala un cucurucho de bolitas mágicas que hacen crecer sorprendentemente al viejo melocotonero del patio. Montado en un melocotón gigante, James inicia un viaje fascinante por el mundo entero...
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  • Download E-books Suicide Notes PDF

    By Michael Thomas Ford

    Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year’s Day to discover himself within the health center. Make that the psychiatric ward. With the nutjobs. by no means brain the bandages on his wrists, essentially this is often all an enormous mistake. Jeff is completely high-quality, completely normal—not just like the different little ones within the health center with him. They’ve received difficulties. yet a humorous factor occurs as Jeff’s forty-five-day sentence drags on: the crazies begin to look much less loopy. . . .

    Compelling, witty, and refreshingly genuine, Suicide Notes is a darkly comedian novel that examines that fuzzy line among “normal” and the remainder of us.

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  • Download E-books Frankie and Stankie PDF

    By Barbara Trapido

    Dinah and her sister Lisa are transforming into up in Fifties South Africa, the place racial legislation are tightening. they're little women from a dissenting liberal kin. significant sister Lisa is robust and good, whereas Dinah is weedy and arty. in class, the sadistic Mrs Vaughan-Jones is offering guide in psychological mathematics and racial prejudice. after which there's the puzzle of lunch holiday. 'Would you quite have a local woman or a koelie to make your sandwiches?' a first-year classmate asks. yet Dinah doesn't be aware of the reply, simply because it's her dad who makes her sandwiches. because the gear of repression rolls on, Dinah unearths her personal method. As we stick with her trip via formative years and early life, we input into one of many darker passages of twentieth-century background.
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  • Download E-books The Ramal Extraction: Cutter's Wars PDF

    By Steve Perry

    At the shut of the twenty fourth Century, a chain of revolutions has prompted the galaxy to descend into chaos. With the Galactic Union’s military stretched skinny, mercenary devices have arisen in the event you have the need—and the means—to lease them…

    Captained by way of former indifferent Guerrilla Forces Colonel R.A. “Rags” Cutter, the Cutter strength Initiative is likely one of the most sensible. A really expert crew together with either extraterrestrial beings and people, the Cutters provide prone starting from struggle education and safety to extraction and assassination—as lengthy because the goal merits it and their supplier makes strong on payday.

    When they’re employed to discover and rescue Indira, the soon-to-be-married daughter of the Rajah Ramal of recent Mumbai, the groups’ first activity is to spot the kidnapper. the most obvious suspects are insurgents who are looking to overthrow the rajanate, yet as different forces input the sport and an assassination try is made on Ramal, the Cutters discover that their in-and-out extraction activity is ready to get much more interesting—and much more deadly…
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  • Download E-books The Mote in God's Eye PDF

    By Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle

    Extraterrestrial beings - Moties - have been first contacted in AD3017 within the sector of house often called the Coalsack. The eponymous mote in his eye, which has winked out, a lot to the misery of pious Himmists, simply could have been Motie laser gentle. it may even point out the location in their domestic planet.
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