Knight's Shadow (The Greatcoats)

By Sebastien de Castell

Following his cherished debut, Traitor's Blade, Sebastien de Castell returns with quantity of his fast moving myth event sequence, encouraged via the swashbuckling motion and witty banter of The 3 Musketeers. Knight's Shadow keeps the sequence with an exhilarating and darkish story of heroism and betrayal in a rustic beaten lower than the load of its rulers' corruption.
A few days after the scary homicide of a duke and his family members, Falcio val Mond, swordsman and primary Cantor of the Greatcoats, starts off a dangerous pursuit to seize the killer. yet Falcio quickly discovers his personal existence is in mortal probability from a poison administered as a last act of revenge by means of considered one of his deadliest enemies. As chaos and civil struggle start to overtake the rustic, Falcio has worthy little time left to forestall these decided to smash his homeland.

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Masque of the Red Death

By Bethany Griffin

Desire is contagious

A devastating plague has decimated thepopulation, and those that are left stay in worry of catching it because the urban crumbles round them. So what does Araby worthy need to stay for? Nights within the Debauchery membership, appealing attire, glittery make-up . . . and tantalizing how one can put out of your mind it all.

But within the depths of the membership, Araby will locate greater than oblivion. she's going to locate Will, the extraordinarily good-looking owner of the membership, and Elliott, the wickedly clever aristocrat. either have secrets and techniques. every body does. And Araby may possibly locate not only whatever to dwell for, yet whatever to struggle for—no subject what it charges her.

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McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales

A classic Contemporaries Original

Jim Shepard's "Tedford and the Megalodon"

Glen David Gold's "The Tears of Squonk, and What occurred Thereafter"

Dan Chaon's "The Bees"

Kelly Link's "Catskin"

Elmore Leonard's "How Carlos Webster replaced His identify to Carl and have become a well-known Oklahoma Lawman"

Carol Emshwiller's "The General"

Neil Gaiman's "Closing Time"

Nick Hornby's "Otherwise Pandemonium"

Stephen King's "The story of grey Dick"

Michael Crichton's "Blood Doesn’t Come Out"

Laurie King's "Weaving the Dark"

Chris Offutt's "Chuck’s Bucket"

Dave Eggers's "Up the Mountain Coming Down Slowly"

Michael Moorcock's "The Case of the Nazi Canary"

Aimee Bender's "The Case of the Salt and Pepper Shakers"

Harlan Ellison's "Goodbye to All That"

Karen pleasure Fowler's "Private Grave 9"

Rick Moody's "The Albertine Notes"

Michael Chabon's "The Martian Agent, a Planetary Romance"

Sherman Alexie's "Ghost Dance"

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Conquering Zeus (SEALs On Fire, Book 7)

By Cerise Deland

Entering into the social gathering temper for a weekend along with his SEAL teammates isn't any effortless deal for "Zeus" Calderon. He's hung up on a girl he stored from terrorists months in the past. He may be in a position to overlook a gutsy blonde reporter who confirmed resilience and humor less than hearth. Shouldn't he?

Kim Stansfield obtained the moment hots for the hunky army SEAL who led her out of harm's way--and she's acquired facts Zeus feels an analogous approximately her. He's obdurate approximately pointing out how a lot he cares for her, yet she's devised a plan to beat him.

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Bloodline (Sigma Force)

By James Rollins

In an exciting masterwork that may make you reconsider your perceptions of existence and demise, long island occasions bestselling writer James Rollins takes you to the sting of drugs, genetics, and expertise, revealing the following evolutionary step forward: immortality.
Galilee, 1025. Infiltrating an old castle, a Templar knight uncovers a holy treasure lengthy hidden in the fortress's labyrinth: the Bachal Isu -- the workers of Jesus Christ -- a worthwhile icon that holds a mysterious and terrifying energy that offers to alter humankind forever. 
A millennium later, Somali pirates hijack a yacht off the coast of the Horn of Africa, kidnapping a tender pregnant American girl. Commander grey Pierce is enlisted for a covert rescue challenge into the African jungle. the lady isn't any wealthy vacationer: she's Amanda Gant-Bennett, daughter of the U.S. president. 
Suspicious that the abduction mask a much more nefarious plot, grey needs to confront a shadowy cabal which has been manipulating occasions all through history...and now demanding situations the present presidency.  
For this designated venture, SIGMA is aided through a couple of precise operatives with specific abilities: former military Ranger Captain Tucker Wayne and his army warfare puppy, Kane. yet what could be an easy rescue becomes a fiery ambush and a perilous act of betrayal, as grey and his workforce detect that the hostage is a pawn in a shattering act of terrorism with darkish repercussions. And the chance is just beginning... 
Halfway all over the world, a firebombing at a fertility health facility in South Carolina exposes a conspiracy that is going again centuries...a scheme that lies inside our genetic code. With time opposed to them, SIGMA needs to race to save lots of an blameless unborn child whose very life increases questions on the character of humanity, asking: 

Could you reside forever? 
Would you reside forever?

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Gunsight (Borderlands, Book 3)

By John Shirley

Mordecai and Daphne have got themselves in a tricky spot close to the hugely harmful city of Gunsight, the most distant outposts on this planet Pan­dora, out within the boonies of the boonies of the Borderlands. Daphne has been taken prisoner by means of Jasper, a neighborhood warlord who controls the world round Gunsight . . . apart from that different cost, the previous mining city Tumessa. There’s a few type of titanic mystery operation happening in Tumessa—another warlord, a very mutated Psycho named Reamus, is in some way earning money. And he’s been relent­lessly raiding Gunsight and kidnapping Jasper’s humans. Jasper might be scum, yet he wishes these humans for raids on different cities, so all of it has to stability out. Mordecai must negotiate for Daphne’s free up, yet now the single approach he’ll ever see her alive back is to kill his manner into Tumessa, discover what’s occurring there, and report to Jasper—only then will Mordecai get a paycheck and the woman. Mordecai doesn’t wish the activity, yet he's beautiful dedicated to Daphne . . . and one way or the other, he simply could possibly flip this whole mess to his virtue. . .

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The Third Bullet (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

Former marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger investigates probably the most enduring controversies of our time—the JFK assassination—in this New York Times bestselling “terrific mystery” (Booklist, starred review).

New York occasions and united states this present day bestselling writer STEPHEN HUNTER takes on some of the most stunning crimes in American background whilst his celebrated hero ex-Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger follows the smallest trace of a result in its outstanding conclusion—about the fateful 3rd bullet that ended the lifetime of President John F. Kennedy. . . .

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