The Eye of the Tiger

By Wilbur Smith

The deep. The lethal. The damned...

For one thousand years, an incredible treasure has rested at the backside of the Indian Ocean, hidden through quick blue currents, guarded via lethal coral reefs, or even deadlier tuition of man-eating nice white sharks. Harry Fletcher, a former soldier grew to become fisherman, is now being pulled right into a murderous secret by means of males keen to kill and a stunning girl keen to lie for what rests a long way underneath the ocean. Now, Harry has no selection yet to go into complete bore into a global conflict to elevate a rare item from the deep. simply because owning this treasure is not just approximately getting rich--it's approximately staying alive... in Wilbur Smith's The Eye of the Tiger.

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Phoenix Island (Bram Stoker Award for Young Readers)

By John Dixon

WINNER OF THE BRAM STOKER AWARD FOR improved fulfillment IN a tender grownup NOVEL

John Dixon’s severely acclaimed Phoenix Island reads like “Lord of the Flies meets Wolverine and Cool Hand Luke” (F. Paul Wilson, writer of Repairman Jack). For lovers of The Bourne Identity, Alex Rider, and Melissa Marr.

The pass judgement on instructed Carl that at some point he’d need to make a decision precisely what sort of individual he may develop into. yet on Phoenix Island, the alternative can be made for him.

A champion boxer with a pointy hook and a quick mood, sixteen-year-old Carl Freeman has been shuffled from foster domestic to foster domestic. He can’t appear to remain out of trouble—using his fists to protect weaker classmates from bullies. His most modern incident sends his opponent to the emergency room, and now the court docket is sending Carl to the worst position on the earth: Phoenix Island.

Classified as a “terminal facility,” it’s the tip of the road for delinquents who've no domestic, no family members, and no destiny. situated someplace faraway the coast of the United States—and resistant to its laws—the island is a grueling Spartan-style boot camp run by way of sadistic drill sergeants who express no mercy to their younger, orphan trainees. Sentenced to stick till his eighteenth birthday, Carl plans to play via the principles, so he makes associates together with his wisecracking bunkmate, Ross, and a mysterious gray-eyed lady named Octavia. yet he makes enemies, too, and after a number of tough scrapes, he earns himself the nickname “Hollywood” in addition to a string of punishments, together with a brutal evening within the “sweatbox.” yet that’s not anything in comparison to what awaits him within the “Chop Shop”—a mystery govt lab the place Carl is given whatever he by no means dreamed of.

A new life…A new physique. a brand new mind. presents from the fatherly outdated guy, who desires to rework Carl into anything he’s uncertain he desires to develop into. For this can be no traditional executive undertaking. Phoenix Island is flooring 0 for the way forward for strive against intelligence.

And for Carl, it’s only the start…

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The Arrival (Animorphs, Book 38)

By K. A. Applegate

Andalites have eventually arrived on the earth. The Animorphs and Ax now have allies keen to struggle opposed to the Yeerk invasion. yet there are just 4 Andalites. now not approximately sufficient to defeat hundreds of thousands of Yeerks. no longer adequate to prevent people from being infected.     

So, every person concurs that the conflict needs to proceed. however the Andalites don't are looking to struggle along people. They suppose their talents can be lower than sufficient. they usually call for that Ax decide upon a facet. Will Ax stick with his buddies . . . or stand along with his humans?

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Hot Springs: A Novel (Earl Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

The undisputed grasp of the cruel mystery, New York occasions bestselling writer Stephen Hunter gives you a masterpiece of crime fiction set in Nineteen Forties Arkansas, the place legislations and corruption ricochet like slugs from a .45 automatic.

Earl Swagger is difficult as hell. yet even difficult men have their secrets and techniques. tormented by the reminiscence of his abusive father, worried approximately his personal imminent parenthood, Earl is a adorned ex-Marine of absolute integrity—and overwhelming depression. Now he’s approximately to stand his greatest, bloodiest problem but.

It is the summer time of 1946, prepared crime’s garish golden age, whilst American justice turns out to have long gone to seed for reliable. Nowhere is that this truer than in scorching Springs, Arkansas, the reigning capital of corruption. while the district lawyer vows to convey down the mob, Earl is recruited to run the express. As on line casino raids erupt into nerve-shattering strive against amid screaming prostitutes and fleeing johns, the physique count number mounts—along with the suspense.

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Black Light (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

Just one factor stands among a son and his father's killer: 40 years of lies..

On a distant Arizona ranch, a guy who has identified loss, worry, and conflict weeps for the 1st time due to the fact he was once a child.  His tears are for the daddy taken from him 4 many years prior to in a perilous shoot-out.  And his grief will lead him again to where the place he was once born, the place his father died, and the place a brutal conspiracy is set to explode.

For Bob Lee Swagger, the area replaced on that scorching day in Blue Eye, Arkansas, while neighborhood boys rode armed and wild in a '55 Fairlane convertible. Swagger's father, Earl, a kingdom trooper, used to be investigating the brutal homicide of a tender lady that day.  By middle of the night Earl Swagger lay useless in a abandoned cornfield.

Now Bob Lee wishes answers.  He desires to understand the reality at the back of the shoot -out that took his father's existence, a secret buried in 40 years of lies.  Because for Bob Lee Swagger, the killing did not finish that day in Blue Eye, Arkansas. The killing had simply begun...

Weaving jointly characters from his nationwide bestsellers Point of Impact and Dirty White Boys, Stephen Hunter's gripping mystery builds to an exciting climax--and an explosion of gunfire that blasts open the secrets and techniques of 2 generations.

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Il Cardinale Nero

By Margarita Torres

I segreti della Chiesa stanno according to essere svelati Un'avvincente mystery storico di Margarita Torres Quale mistero nascondono le mappe segrete di Cristoforo Colombo? 1509. Salamanca. Nella famosa città universitaria, sede di un acceso scontro tra l’oscurantismo religioso e le nuove correnti filosofiche sull’orlo dell’eresia, fra’ Bartolomé, un illustre professore di astronomia, viene assassinato mentre lavora alla decodifica di alcune mappe appartenute a Cristoforo Colombo. Nel frattempo, giunge in città Isabel de Vargas, una giovane donna in fuga da un matrimonio combinato. Appena arrivata trova rifugio presso los angeles zia, Luisa de Medrano, l. a. prima donna della storia advert aver ottenuto una cattedra universitaria. Travestendosi da uomo in line with non dare nell’occhio, Isabel comincia a frequentare i corsi. Ma i delitti all’interno dell’università non sono terminati: c’è qualcuno che vuole occultare il frutto di ricerche e pericolose teorie. Così quando Luisa De Medrano viene incaricata di indagare, Isabel si ritrova coinvolta in una spirale di vicende sanguinose tra le strade malfamate di Salamanca e le sue biblioteche, un intreccio che los angeles porterà a scoprire i lati oscuri dell’Inquisizione, le mire segrete della Corona e il prezzo della libertà di pensiero. Un appassionante mystery storico ambientato in una delle culle della conoscenza della civiltà contemporanea. Salamanca,1509 Dagli archivi più inaccessibili ai vicoli malfamati della città I sicari dell’inquisizione sono sulle tracce del segreto di Cristoforo Colombo Un romanzo ricco di colpi di scena Un esordio straordinario che ha conquistato il mondo Margarita Torres È nata nel 1969 e insegna Storia medievale presso l’università di León. È autrice di numerose pubblicazioni scientifiche e si è guadagnata consistent with due volte il Premio nazionale in line with giovani medievisti, conferito dalla società spagnola di Studi medievali. Nel 2000 ha ricevuto il Premio nazionale consistent with gli studi genealogici grazie alla sua tesi di dottorato sull’aristocrazia medievale di León e Castiglia, e nel 2004 le è stato concesso all’unanimità, dalla giuria dell’accademia internazionale di genealogia e araldica, il premio internazionale Florianne De Koskull. Il cardinale nero è il suo primo romanzo.

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The Skeleton Key: A Short Story Exclusive (Sigma Force Novels)

By James Rollins

From New York Times bestselling writer James Rollins comes an exhilarating brief tale that delves deep underneath the town of Paris to a depressing necropolis, the place the single skill for break out is…The Skeleton Key.

Seichan is ripped out of the Sigma sequence for an experience all her own—but can she live to tell the tale? the gorgeous and elusive murderer wakes in a lodge in Paris with a dangerous digital collar fixed to her throat. Joined through a boy who's equally threatened, she needs to rescue the son of a hated enemy, who has fallen lower than the sway of the nefarious chief of an apocalyptic cult. to outlive, she needs to enterprise into the darkish international underneath town of lighting, into the notorious catacombs of Paris. stuck among enemies, she needs to struggle for her life…while time ticks down towards a fiery apocalypse. yet at the hours of darkness, surrounded via the moldering bones of the lifeless, even good fortune doesn't equivalent survival. finally, the single precise desire for the area lies in a beautiful act of betrayal.

Included with this brief tale is a sneak peek on the first 70 pages of The satan Colony, the place a clue unlocked by means of The Skeleton Key will play a key role.

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Gold Sharks

By Albert Able

On the top of its energy in international struggle , the Imperial jap conflict laptop managed a lot of the a ways East. Their early, nearly un-checked conquests allowed them to loot titanic unrecorded hoards of treasure and large quantities of gold bullion from the banks.

Consequently lots of gold and silver have been buried, in a single hundred and 75 separate websites, together with a few of the deep caves, which muddle the Philippines. The successful American military ultimately captured basic Yamashita and looking revenge for his or her defeat previous within the battle, the americans placed the final on trial for battle crimes. Unsurprisingly, with a few thirty 5 thousand Philippine civilians massacred, within the latter levels of the japanese profession, he was once chanced on in charge.

Unfortunately he was once relatively too swiftly accomplished, and so the precise coordinates of the gold caches went to the grave with him. Tantalizingly a few has when you consider that been recovered, however the place of the nice majority is still a secret to this present day. hence the legend of 'Yamashita's Gold' nonetheless draws ratings of hopeful treasure hunters, from world wide. GOLD SHARKS is the fascinating tale of 1 such try and discover a fortune.

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