Coffin from Hong Kong

By James Hadley Chase

It was once the best 3 grand Nelson Ryan had ever made - yet by surprise he learned he was once being performed for a sucker. A mobilephone name, possible blameless sufficient, led him to the homicide of a chinese language call-girl who'd talked an excessive amount of. It additionally pitched him directly into the teeming, sordid evening lifetime of vibrant Hong Kong. any more, Ryan may stick at not anything to get the killer who'd crossed him up..

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L'Héritage d'Hastur (La Romance de Ténébreuse, Tome 15)

By Marion Zimmer Bradley

Régis Hastur a quinze ans. Héritier d'une grande famille, il deviendra l'un des maîtres de Ténébreuse. Seulement il ne révèle aucun des pouvoirs psi héréditaires. Il est comme un infirme. Alors il veut partir, voyager dans les étoiles.
Il voit surtout son malheur à lui, son choix à lui. Pourtant les signes se multiplient. Les pouvoirs se font rares, les dynasties s'éteignent.
Et Régis devient cadet dans l. a. Garde Comyn. Il a beaucoup à découvrir. Les joies de l'amour. Les horreurs de los angeles haine. Le fiel de l'injustice. Et l'infamie d'antan qui lui a coupé les ailes avant qu'il ait pu s'en servir.
Dans sa quête, il devra aussi affronter l. a. toute-puissance du feu qui dévore les forêts, brûle au coeur des rebelles et qui, un jour, anéantira l'univers. Changer los angeles vie ? Sans doute. Mais ceux qui promettent le paradis sur Ténébreuse risquent fortress de vouer l. a. planète aux flammes de l'enfer.

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By Rex Pickett

The follow-up novel to the blockbuster Sideways tracks the ongoing tale of Miles Raymond and his blood brother Jack. it is seven years later. Miles has written a singular that has been made right into a wildly winning motion picture, and the motion picture has replaced his lifestyles. Jack, contrarily, is divorced, has a child, and is at the skids. Phyllis, Miles's mother, has suffered a stroke that is left her wheelchair-bound and losing away in assisted-living. She desperately desires to reside along with her sister in Wisconsin. while Miles will get invited to be grasp of ceremonies at a Pinot Noir competition in Oregon, he hatches a harebrained highway journey. With Jack as his co-pilot, he rentals a handicapped-equipped rampvan, hires a pot-smoking Filipina caretaker and, along with his mother's rascally Yorkie in tow, they take off for Wisconsin through Oregon's fabled Willamette Valley, the place Miles is grasp of ceremonies of the foreign Pinot pageant. it's a highway novel for the clever set and wine lover, and whatever yet predictable.

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Properties of Light

By Rebecca Goldstein

With houses of sunshine, the award-winning writer of The Mind-Body challenge offers us "one of the impressive performances in modern fiction, a fusion of the mind's eye and mind . . . achingly attractive, relocating, and interesting on each web page" (Charles Johnson). This enchanting story of eating love and murderous expert envy includes the reader into the very middle of a physics challenge so large and confusing it thwarted even Einstein: the character of sunshine. stuck within the entanglements of erotic and highbrow ardour, 3 physicists grapple with mysteries of technology in addition to mysteries of the center with results no longer even their finely honed intellects can expect. "Luminous, incendiary . . . houses of sunshine is a unique of cool grace and darkish lyricism, lit via the imaginitive hearth of physics and its inconceivable cosmologies" (New York instances e-book Review).

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Deliverer: Book Nine of Foreigner

By C. J. Cherryh

Within the aftermath of civil conflict, the area of the atevi is nonetheless perilously volatile. Tabini-aiji, robust ruler of the Western organization, with his son and inheritor Cajeiri, and his human paidhi, Bren Cameron, have again to the seat of energy. The usurper, Murini, has escaped to the lands of his supporters, however the chance those rebels pose is much from over. Ilisidi, Tabini's grandmother, the aiji-dowager, has back to her historical fort within the East, for she has robust ties within the lands of the rebels, and he or she seeks to muster no matter what help for her grandson that she will from between these enemy strongholds.

In his father's tightly guarded headquarters, eight-year-old Cajeiri is horribly bored. years on an interstellar starship surrounded by means of human little ones have left him yearning pleasure. yet unbeknownst to this disappointed child he has develop into a goal for forces bent on destroying his father's rule and every little thing it stands for. even though nonetheless a baby, Cajeiri embodies a different possibility to the venerable, tradition-defined way of life of his humans. For this younger boy is the first ateva youth to have lived in a human atmosphere. And after hundreds and hundreds of years of tenuous atevi-human coexistence, Cajeiri could possibly be the 1st ateva to ever actually comprehend the so related but so dangerously diversified extraterrestrial beings who percentage his domestic planet and threaten the hidebound customs of his race.

The long-running Foreigner series is usually loved by means of extra informal style readers in sub-trilogy installments. Deliverer is the ninth Foreigner novel. it's also the third ebook within the 3rd subtrilogy.

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By M. D. Waters

“A twisty, thought-provoking futuristic story that unnerves and enthralls.” –Family Circle
In a destiny the place ladies are a unprecedented commodity, Emma fights for freedom yet is held captive by means of the affection of 2 men—one her husband, the opposite her worst enemy. If basically she may take into account that's which . . .
In the beautiful first quantity of a two-book sequence that may entice readers of William Gibson and Philip okay. Dick, Emma wakes along with her reminiscence cleaned. Her husband, Declan—a robust and seductive man—narrates the tale of her earlier, yet Emma’s goals contradict him. They exhibit her warfare, a camp the place ladies are educated to be other halves, and love for an additional guy. whatever inside of warns her to not converse of these items, however the line among her desires and fact is set to shatter forever. 

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Prelude to Foundation (Foundation, Book 1)

By Isaac Asimov

It's the 12 months 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily at the Imperial throne of Trantor. right here within the nice multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, 40 billion humans have created a civilization of incredible technological and cultural complexity. but Cleon is familiar with there are those that might see him fall - these whom he may spoil if purely he may learn the future.

Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to bring his paper on psychohistory, his impressive conception of prediction. Little does the younger Outworld mathematician understand that he has already sealed his destiny and the destiny of humanity. For Hari possesses the prophetic energy that makes him the main sought after guy within the Empire... the fellow who holds the major to the longer term - an apocalyptic strength to be be aware of endlessly after because the origin.

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By Will McIntosh

A new epic of alien invasion and human resistance through Hugo Award-winning writer Will McIntosh.

Our Darkest Hour.

Our purely Hope.
The invaders got here to say earth as their very own, overwhelming us with more suitable guns and the facility to learn our minds like open books.
Our purely probability for survival was once to engineer a brand new race of excellent infantrymen to strive against them. Seventeen ft tall, understanding and loving not anything yet conflict, their minds closed to the extraterrestrial beings.
But those saviors may well by no means be our servants. and what's performed can't be undone.

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Sharp (Mindspace Investigations, Book 2)

By Alex Hughes


As a degree 8 telepath, i'm the easiest police interrogator within the division. yet I'm now not a cop—I by no means will be—and my in basic terms good friend at the strength, murder Detective Isabella Cherabino, is fending off me due to a telepathic hyperlink I created by means of accident.

And i would no longer also be an interrogator much longer. Our boss says except I pull out a miracle, I'll be long past sooner than Christmas. i want this activity, rattling it. It's the single factor maintaining me sane.

Parts for unlawful Tech—the related elements used to carry the realm to its knees within the Tech Wars sixty years ago—are being hijacked everywhere in the urban. Plus Cherbino's longtime nemesis, a cop killer, has resurfaced with a vengeance. If i will be able to remain alive lengthy adequate, I simply may be able to turn out my worthy, as soon as and for all...

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The Godhead Trilogy: Towing Jehovah, Blameless in Abaddon, and The Eternal Footman

By James Morrow

The entire Godhead Trilogy from James Morrow, together with Towing Jehovah, innocent in Abaddon, and The everlasting Footman.

TOWING JEHOVAH: God is lifeless, and Anthony Van Horne needs to tow the corpse to the Arctic (to protect Him from sharks and decomposition). En path Van Horne also needs to cope with ecological guilt, a militant female friend, sabotage either average and religious, and grasping hucksters of oil, condoms, and uncertain principles. Winner of a 1995 global myth Award.

BLAMELESS IN ABADDON: during this "funny, ferocious fantasy" (Philadelphia Inquirer), God is a comatose, two-mile-long vacationer appeal at a Florida subject park-until a conniving pass judgement on comes to a decision to place Him on trial within the Hague for crimes opposed to humanity. a brand new York instances outstanding booklet of the Year.

THE everlasting FOOTMAN: The everlasting Footman completes Morrow's darkly comedian trilogy approximately God's premature dying. With God's cranium in orbit, competing with the moon, an endemic of "death awareness" spreads around the Western hemisphere. because the usa sinks into apocalypse, humans struggle to maintain existence and sanity. One is Nora Burkhart, a schoolteacher who will cease at not anything to avoid wasting her basically son, Kevin. the opposite is the genius sculptor Gerard Korty, who struggles to create a masterwork that would heal the metaphysical wounds of the age. a number of highlights: a bloody conflict on a brand new Jersey golfing path among Jews and anti-Semites; a theater troupe's stirring dramatization of the Gilgamesh epic; and a debate among Martin Luther and Erasmus. Morrow additionally offers us his such a lot chilling villain ever: Dr. Adrian Lucido, founding father of a brand new pagan church in Mexico and inventor of a healing worse than any sickness.

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