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Guardian: Saviors of Kamigawa (Kamigawa Cycle, Book 3) by Scott McGough

By Scott McGough

The victory of the spirit global is at hand.

The ronin Toshi has sought to prevent the good clash among the spirit and human nation-states. yet regardless of his top efforts, he's not just excited about it, he's on the middle of it. including Princess Michiko, daughter of Daimyo Konda, he needs to have the option to stave off the upcoming victory of the kami, whereas holding his personal lifestyles into the bargain.

Amid the complex maneuvers of the fox humans, the moonfolk, and the Daimyo himself, Toshi can depend upon just one person.

Himself.

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Hotel Savoy by Joseph Roth

By Joseph Roth

A forceful parable of Europe among wars.

Still bearing scars from the gulag, a freed POW traverses Russia to reach on the Polish city of Lodz. In its great lodge Savoy, he meets a surreal forged of characters, each one eagerly looking ahead to the go back from the US of a wealthy guy named Bloomfield. Like Europe itself in 1932, the inn is the degree upon which characters persist with destiny to its tragic vacation spot.

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A Long Way From Verona by Jane Gardam

By Jane Gardam

‘I should let you know before everything that i'm now not fairly common having had a violent adventure on the age of nine'

Jessica Vye's 'violent experience' colours her schooldays and her response to the realm round her- a confining global of Order Marks, wartime regulations, viyella attire, nicely-restrained essays and dusty tea retailers. For Jessica she has been informed that she is 'beyond all attainable doubt', a born author. along with her lack of ability to comply, her absolute compulsion to inform the reality and her commitment to effectively noting her reports, she is aware this besides. yet what she doesn't understand is that the reviews that maintain and improve her burgeoning expertise will someday result in a brand new- and completely unforeseen- truth.

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Tom Clancy Under Fire (Jack Ryan Jr., Book 6) by Grant Blackwood

By Grant Blackwood

On a regimen intelligence accumulating undertaking in Tehran, Jack Ryan, Jr., has lunch together with his oldest good friend, Seth Gregory, an engineer overseeing a transcontinental railway venture. As they half, Seth supplies Jack a key, in addition to a difficult message.

The subsequent day Jack is summoned to an residence the place males declare Seth has disappeared—gone to flooring with money for an important intelligence operation. Jack's oldest pal has became, they insist.

They go away Jack with a caution: in the event you pay attention from Seth Gregory, name us instantly. and don't get involved.

But they don't understand Jack. He won't abandon a pal in need.

His pursuit of the reality will lead him throughout Iran, throughout the war-torn Caucasus, and eventually deep into territory coveted by means of the more and more competitive Russian Federation. alongside the way in which, Jack is joined via Seth's fundamental agent, Ysabel, a enigmatic Iranian lady who looks his in basic terms clue to Seth's whereabouts.

Jack quickly reveals himself misplaced in a maze of intrigue, lies, and betrayal the place not anyone is who they appear to be—not even Seth, who's harboring a mystery of his personal that harkens again to the chilly battle. A mystery that's riding him to the threshold of treachery.

Racing opposed to the clock, Jack needs to resolve the secret: who's good friend and who's foe? earlier than it's over, Jack Ryan, Jr., could have to choose from his loyalty to Seth and his loyalty to America.

From the Hardcover variation.

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Dead Babies by Martin Amis

By Martin Amis

If the Marquis de Sade have been to crash certainly one of P. G. Wodehouse's apartment events, the chaos could resemble the nightmarishly humorous goings-on during this novel by way of the writer of London Fields. The citizens of Appleseed Rectory have primed themselves either for a trip from a triad of usa citizens and a weekend of copious drug taking and sexual gymnastics. There's even a heifer to be slugged and a couple of doddering tenants to be ingeniously burdened. yet none of those variously brilliant and boring younger issues has counted at the intrusion of "dead babies" -- dreary spasms of fact. Or at the uninvited presence of a mysterious prankster named Johnny, whose sinister concept of enjoyable makes theirs appear like a online game of backgammon.

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Memories of Ana Calderon by Graciela Limon

By Graciela Limon

Now to be had for the 1st time on paperback, The thoughts of Ana Calderón is the fictitious memoir of a skilled lady, born in tradition-bound rural Mexico, who involves the USA and larger opportuninty simply to discover that right here, too, society, relatives and faith appear to conspire to carry her again. for you to succed Ana needs to quit all that she holds pricey. She needs to re-make herself right into a rootless and obsessed person. yet even after achieving this, destiny nonetheless conspires to wound her. Ana Calderón has will, guts and intelligence, yet her conflict opposed to kin, church, and the justice approach shakes our trust within the skill to forge our personal destinies.
The stories of Ana Calderón is a moment novel by means of the author of who the hot York occasions ebook overview hailed as one that "leaves the reader with that specified starvation that may be created in simple terms via a newly found author. Ms. Limón's prose is confident and engrossing."

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Les ombres du passé (Fanette, Tome 5) by Suzanne Aubry

By Suzanne Aubry

Montréal, 1862. Depuis huit mois, Fanette est los angeles secrétaire de sa tante Madeleine qui, sous un nom masculin, signe un roman-feuilleton dans le magazine L'Époque.

Fanette nourrit l'espoir d'accéder au journalisme et de signer ses propres articles. Son rêve paraît inatteignable, mais un événement imprévu lui donnera sa première chance.

Amanda est enfin heureuse avec Noël Picard à Jeune-Lorette, mais son fils, Ian, tourmenté par ses origines, veut savoir qui est son père. Sa mère lui ayant fait croire qu'il est un capitaine irlandais qui a péri en mer, l'adolescent se fait engager comme mousse sur un bateau marchand qui doit livrer sa cargaison au will pay d'origine de son père.

Sean s'est engagé dans los angeles confrérie des Fenians, un groupe cherchant à libérer l'Irlande du joug britannique, mais il n'a pas abandonné sa quête pour retrouver ses soeurs, Amanda et Fanette.

Lors du procès d'une jeune femme accusée d'avoir empoisonné son mari, Fanette revoit Julien Vanier, l'honnête avocat qui avait défendu sa soeur, Amanda. Les deux jeunes gens tombent éperdument amoureux. Quel avenir les attend ?

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Bajo el cielo de Cawnpore by Alexandra Risley

By Alexandra Risley

Cawnpore, India, 1857. Después de cien años de dominación, Inglaterra aún sigue saqueando las inmensas riquezas de l. a. India. Los cipayos –el ejército de nativos que los británicos usan para someter a otros nativos, para despojarlos de sus tierras, para enfrentarlos a sus ancestrales tradiciones– están a punto de rebelarse con el apoyo de los maharajás destituidos.

A esa tierra maravillosa y convulsionada, crispada y fascinante, llega Abigail Fortescue para casarse con Henry Wilcotts, el hombre que conoció en su adolescencia, por el que guarda un profundo afecto, a quien hace años que no ve. Allí también conocerá al capitán Ballard, el hombre capaz de evitar el paso de l. a. rebelión al baño de sangre, con quien tendrá una inesperada complicidad que dará paso a un vínculo apasionado.

Amo l. a. India desde que puse un pie aquí: l. a. simplicidad de su gente, el Ganges, las insólitas montañas, pero no todos podemos amar algo que es tan weak, porque corremos el riesgo de volvernos vulnerables también.

En su tercera novela, Alexandra Risley vuelve a narrar con maestría las miserias de un imperio decadente en l. a. historia de Abigail y de Simon, dos personas capaces de inventar su propio destino.

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L'Empire des Anges (Cycle des Anges, Tome 2) by Bernard Werber

By Bernard Werber

Que pensent les anges de nous ? Que peuvent-ils faire pour nous aider ? Qu'attendent-ils de l'humanité en général ?
Lorsque Michael Pinson (stupidement tué dans un coincidence d'avion percutant un immeuble) a passé avec succès l'épreuve de l. a. "pesée des âme", il a accédé au royaume des anges.
Mais passé le ideal émerveillement, il découvre l'ampleur de l. a. tâche. Le voilà chargé de trois mortels, qu'il devra désormais guider et aider tout au lengthy de leur vie. Ses moyens d'action : les rêves, les signes, les médiums, les intuitions, les chats. Cependant, il est obligé des respecter le libre arbitre des hommes. Il s'aperçoit que ceux-ci essaient de réduire leur malheur au lieu de construire leur bonheur.

Que faire pour leur montrer los angeles voie ? Et puis remark s'occuper intelligemment au Paradis, un endroit bien sympathique mais sans cinéma, sans musique, sans eating place ?

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