Eye of Flame: Fantasies (Five Star Speculatvie Fiction)

By Pamela Sargent

On the steppes of Mongolia, an previous lady wrestles with an unknown power

The dream is usually an identical: Killers are using opposed to the Mongol camp, and Khokakhchin needs to run to rescue the horses ahead of a wall of fireside swallows them entire. She wakes, remembering while a dealer provided her the attention of Flame—a disk which could conjure fire—and shudders in worry of the facility that lies inside her. within the camp of a Mongol tribe, the house of the boy who will develop as much as be Genghis Khan, Khokakhchin needs to confront that strength, lest the total global be ate up through fire.
 
within the haunting name novella, Pamela Sargent conjures up a misplaced international whose values should not so varied from our personal. This and the opposite tales incorporated during this quantity, set some time past and the current, exhibit her to be a deft author on the most sensible of her form.

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Through a Glass, Darkly: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

By Donna Leon

On a luminous spring day in Venice, Commissario Guido Brunetti and Inspector Vianello play hooky to aid get Vianello’s pal Marco Ribetti—an environmental activist arrested in the course of a protest opposed to poisonous waste being dumped into the city’s waters—released from legal. yet at the steps of the police headquarters, they arrive face-to-face with Ribetti’s cantankerous spouse's father, who has been overheard making threats opposed to Ribetti. And while the physique of an evening watchman is on the father-in-law’s glass manufacturing unit subsequent to an annotated reproduction of Dante’s Inferno, Brunetti needs to discover if there's a connection among this and whoever is ruining the waters of the lagoon.

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Voices in the Dark

Police leader James Morgan confronts the possible unrelated deaths of 2 little ones after a vagrant confesses his task of murdering for folks, in a narrative that exposes the degradation of values and darkish secrets and techniques in an idyllic Massachusetts neighborhood. Reprint. NYT. PW.

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Blood and Gold (Vampire Chronicles)

By Anne Rice

“RICE WRITES along with her ordinary EROTIC AND traditionally EVOCATIVE FLAIR.”
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Once a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is abducted and compelled into that darkish realm of blood, the place he's made a protector of the Queen and King of the vampires–in whom the middle of the supernatural race is living. via his eyes we see the autumn of pagan Rome to the Emperor Constantine, the bad sack of the everlasting urban by the hands of the Visigoths, and the vile aftermath of the Black loss of life. finally restored through the great thing about the Renaissance, Marius turns into a painter, residing dangerously but fortunately between mortals, and giving his center to the good grasp Botticelli, to the bewitching courtesan Bianca, and to the mysterious younger apprentice Armand. however it is at the moment, deep within the jungle, whilst Marius will meet his destiny looking justice from the oldest vampires on this planet. . . .

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Fifth Business (Deptford Trilogy)

By Robertson Davies

Ramsay is a guy two times born, a guy who has lower back from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in global battle I adorned with the Victoria go and destined to be stuck in a no man's land the place reminiscence, background, and fantasy collide. As Ramsay tells his tale, it starts to appear that from boyhood, he has exerted a probably mystical, maybe pernicious, effect on these round him. His it sounds as if blameless involvement in such harmless occasions because the throwing of a snowball or the instructing of card tips to a small boy in any case turn out neither blameless nor innocuous. Fifth Business stands on my own as a amazing tale instructed by means of a rational guy who discovers that the brilliant is just one other element of the real.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more advantageous via introductions and notes via uncommon students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Sangre en la calle del turco: Una emocionante intriga en la España del general Prim

Una emocionante intriga en l. a. España del basic Prim. Una épica novela donde el honor se da l. a. mano con los angeles traición y el suspense.

Fernando Besora, un joven periodista usual de Reus, busca hacerse un hueco en el landscape literario de los angeles España de 1870. Preparando una crónica, encuentra una pista tenebrosa sobre un asunto acaecido en Madrid que lo conducirá hasta una peligrosa secta. A los angeles vez se enfrenta al reto imposible de su amor por Paloma Azpeitia, en un tiempo donde las mujeres eran utilizadas por sus familias como moneda de cambio. Pero sobre todo se ve involucrado en los angeles oscura trama que se teje alrededor del normal Prim, cuyo deseo de acabar con l. a. dinastía borbónica se ve entorpecido por las ambiciones de personajes como el duque de Montpensier o el basic Serrano.

Las reticencias de los angeles Francia de Napoleón III a los planes de Prim conducirán a Besora hasta París, l. a. ciudad que vivirá l. a. derrota francesa frente a los prusianos, y finalmente será testigo de excepción del atentado contra el normal en l. a. calle del Turco.

Reseña:
«Un gran historiador. Un excelente novelista.»
J. J. Armas Marcelo

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In Serena's Web

By Kay Hooper

 
From manhattan Times bestselling writer Kay Hooper comes this vintage romantic story of 2 males entangled within the nets of lethal temptation—and one impossible to resist, formidable girl stuck in a catch of her personal devising. . . . 
  
At twenty-six, Serena Jameson is a handful—brilliant, manipulative, and passionate, a minimum of by way of righting the wrongs of the realm. Her father, a well known machine wealthy person, is concerned approximately Serena’s impetuous nature—as good as a much more tangible threat—and entrusts a colleague, good-looking Brian Ashford, to ferry her on a visit around the nation. yet as ordinary, Serena has rules of her own.

A beginner in affairs of the guts, Serena asks Brian to provide her a crash path in seduction in order that she will be able to tame the infamous womanizer Joshua lengthy. yet what begins as an easy lesson in love turns into a posh erotic dance, as either males locate themselves stuck within the snares of Serena’s indisputable wiles. Is Serena attempting to allure her declared aim or her instructor? who's particularly ensnaring whom? and will she end weaving her internet sooner than the mysterious cabal wanting to kill Serena’s father manages to succeed—over her dead physique?

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Three Weeks with My Brother

By Nicholas Sparks, Micah Sparks

As relocating as his bestselling works of fiction, Nicholas Sparks's detailed memoir, written together with his brother, chronicles the life-affirming trip of 2 brothers sure by way of thoughts, either funny and tragicIn January 2003, Nicholas Sparks and his brother, Micah, trigger on a three-week journey all over the world. It was once to mark a milestone of their lives, for at thirty-seven and thirty-eight respectively, they have been now the one surviving individuals in their relations. opposed to the backdrop of the wonders of the realm and infrequently overtaken by means of their emotions, daredevil Micah and the worse, introspective Nicholas recalled their rambunctious youth adventures and the tragedies that validated their religion. And within the procedure, they found startling truths approximately loss, love, and hope.Narrated with irrepressible humor and infrequent candor, and together with own images, 3 WEEKS WITH MY BROTHER reminds us to include existence with all its uncertainties...and such a lot of all, to cherish the cheerful occasions, either small and momentous, and the glorious those that cause them to attainable.

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By the Time You Read This: A Novel

By Giles Blunt

Detective John Cardinal is at the hunt for an inventive killer at the same time he mourns his personal wife’s tragic loss of life during this mystery of heart-stopping suspense
 
Autumn has arrived in Algonquin Bay, and with it an strange spate of suicides. the main surprising sufferer but is Detective John Cardinal’s spouse, who has eventually succumbed to her conflict with manic melancholy. As Cardinal takes time to grieve, his companion, Lise Delorme, handles an unsavory task: a tender woman appears to be like in a sequence of unspeakable photographs being traded on-line, and historical past parts point out she lives in Algonquin Bay. Delorme is desirous to locate the lady earlier than she suffers extra abuse.
 
When Cardinal gets a string of hateful nameless notes approximately his wife’s demise, he starts off to suspect murder. His colleagues think he's too distraught to imagine basically, and he’s compelled to enquire on my own. In doing so, he comes up opposed to a model of killer neither he—nor the reader—has ever noticeable before.
 
In his such a lot masterful and exciting novel but, Giles Blunt confirms his attractiveness as a emerging overseas big name in crime fiction, and positions Detective John Cardinal among the best characters within the genre.

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World of Wonders (Deptford Trilogy)

By Robertson Davies

Hailed by way of the Washington put up e-book World as "a sleek classic," Robertson Davies’s acclaimed Deptford Trilogy is a glittering, fantastical, cunningly contrived sequence of novels, round which a mysterious dying is woven. World of Wonders—the 3rd ebook within the sequence after The Manticore—follows the tale of Magnus Eisengrim—the so much illustrious magician of his age—who is lively clear of his domestic via a member of a touring sideshow, the Wanless global of Wonders. After honing his talents and turning into greater identified, Magnus unfurls his life’s brave and adventurous story during this 3rd and ultimate quantity of a extraordinary, hovering work.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts stronger by means of introductions and notes through exotic students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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