The Princess Bride: S. Morgenstern's Classic Tale of True Love and High Adventure

By William Goldman

William Goldman's sleek delusion vintage is an easy, unprecedented tale approximately quests—for riches, revenge, strength, and, after all, precise love—that's exciting and timeless.

 

Anyone who lived in the course of the Nineteen Eighties might locate it impossible—inconceivable, even—to equate The Princess Bride with whatever except the candy, celluloid romance of Westley and Buttercup, however the movie is simply a fragment of the creative storytelling you will find in those pages. wealthy in personality and satire, the unconventional is determined in 1941 and framed cleverly as an “abridged” retelling of a centuries-old story set within the fabled kingdom of Florin that is domestic to “Beasts of all natures and outlines. ache. dying. courageous males. Coward males. most powerful males. Chases. Escapes. Lies. Truths. Passions.”

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Point of Impact (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

He used to be one the easiest Marine snipers in Vietnam. this present day, two decades later, disgruntled hero of an unheroic conflict, all Bob Lee Swagger desires to be left on my own and to depart the killing behind.

But with consummate mental ability, a shadowy army association seduces Bob into leaving his liked Arkansas hills for one final undertaking for his kingdom, unaware till too overdue that the sport is rigged.

The assassination plot is accomplished to perfection—until Bob Lee Swagger, alleged lone gunman, comes out of the operation alive, the objective of a national manhunt, his simply allies a lady he simply met and a discredited FBI agent.

Now Bob Lee Swagger is at the run, utilizing his deadly talents as soon as more—but this time to trace down the lads who set him up and to wreck a dismal conspiracy geared toward the very center of the USA.

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The Hounds of Rome - Mystery of a Fugitive Priest

By Tom Clancy

Father Steve Murphy, a Roman Catholic priest, pastor of a parish in an prosperous suburb of Washington, DC, respected by way of his parishioners, believes he's approximately to be increased to Monsignor. yet, instantly, he's transferred with no clarification to a brief college instructing put up. almost immediately after, he's ordered to a prison-like correctional monastery deep within the Sonora wasteland of Arizona. Murphy understands that he has been a religious priest and is wondered and offended that he has been thrown in with the derelicts of the Catholic clergy. on the monastery, he unearths that he has been forged one of the pedophiles, alcoholics, embezzlers and different severe offenders who the church hierarchy is pressuring to surrender or be defrocked. confident that God wishes him to proceed his ministry, he escapes. Murphy is now a fugitive, pursued by way of clergymen from the monastery who're little greater than thugs with others to "do no matter what it takes" to forestall him and go back him to the monastery, or maybe kill him, if helpful. Why, Steve Murphy asks himself, is his church doing this to him?

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Endgame (Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell #6)

By David Michaels

The nationwide protection Agency's top-secret initiative to guard the USA from power threats has been dubbed the 3rd Echelon. It deploys a lone box operative. he's sharp, approximately invisible, and lethal. And he has the appropriate to secret agent, thieve, ruin, and assassinate to guard American freedoms.

His identify is Sam Fisher. he's a Splinter Cell®Third Echlon.

Operative Fisher understands that numerous disastrous missions have depleted the ranks of the Splinter Cells. What he doesn’t recognize is beautiful piece of facts has been exposed that issues to the mole who offered out his executive…

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The Diversion (Animorphs)

By Katherine A. Applegate

Every little thing the Animorphs have ever identified is set to change... The Yeerks suspect that the socalled "Andalite Bandits" are human finally. And the Animorphs understand it truly is only a topic of time ahead of the Yeerks examine their identities and infest them...and their households. anything significant needs to be performed quick. simply because now, the Animorphs can inform you who they are--and that adjustments every little thing.

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The Bourne Identity: A Novel (Jason Bourne)

By Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
His reminiscence is a clean. His bullet-ridden physique used to be fished from the Mediterranean Sea. His face has been altered through cosmetic surgery. A body of microfilm has been surgically implanted in his hip. Even his identify is a secret. Marked for dying, he's racing for survival via a strange global of murderous conspirators—led via Carlos, the world’s most deadly murderer. who's Jason Bourne? the reply may perhaps kill him.

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The King's Deception (Cotton Malone)

By Steve Berry

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • This Cotton Malone experience blends gripping modern political intrigue, Tudor treachery, and high-octane thrills into one riveting novel of suspense.
 
Cotton Malone and his fifteen-year-old son, Gary, are headed to Europe. As a opt to his former boss on the Justice division, Malone is of the same opinion to escort a teenage fugitive again to England. yet after he's greeted at gunpoint in London, either the fugitive and Gary disappear, and Malone learns that he’s stumbled right into a high-stakes diplomatic showdown—an foreign incident fueled through geopolitical gamesmanship and stunning Tudor secrets.
 
At its middle is the Libyan terrorist convicted of bombing Pan Am Flight 103, who's set to be published by means of Scottish professionals for “humanitarian reasons.” An outraged American executive gadgets, yet not anything can convince the British to intervene.
 
other than, maybe, Operation King’s Deception.
 
Run by means of the CIA, the operation goals to resolve a centuries-old secret, one who may well rock nice Britain to its royal foundations.
 
Blake Antrim, the CIA operative answerable for King’s Deception, is attempting to find the spark which could re-light a most threatening hearth, the single factor that each Irish nationwide has hunted for generations: a felony this is why the English needs to go away Northern eire. the answer's a long-buried mystery that calls into query the legitimacy of the whole forty-five-year reign of Elizabeth I, the final Tudor monarch, who accomplished the conquest of eire and seized a lot of its land. yet Antrim additionally has a extra own schedule, a twisted online game of revenge during which Gary is a pawn. With assassins, traitors, spies, and hazardous disciples of a mystery society ultimate in, Malone is stuck in a deadly bind. to avoid wasting Gary he needs to play one treacherous participant opposed to another—and basically by way of uncovering the terrific fact can he desire to avoid the shattering outcomes of the King’s Deception.

Don’t pass over Steve Berry’s novella The Tudor Plot and an excerpt from The Lincoln Myth in the again of the book.

Praise for The King’s Deception

 
“A Dan Brown-ian secular conspiracy in regards to the Virgin Queen using nonstop foreign intrigue.”—Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Steve Berry
 
“Berry increases this genre’s stakes.”—The manhattan Times
 
“I love this guy.”—#1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee Child
 
“Forget Clancy and Cussler. in terms of this style, there's easily nobody better.”—The windfall Journal

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