Category: Fiction 2

Extreme Measures (Mitch Rapp, Book 11) (US Edition) by Vince Flynn

By Vince Flynn

Within the secretive global the place fearless women and men salary an everyday covert struggle, the CIA has intercepted terrorist cells—but a 3rd, led by way of a deadly mastermind, is feared to be at the free. Counter-terrorist agent Mitch Rapp joins forces with a warrior as dedicated—and lethal—as they arrive: ex-Marine and elite operative Mike Nash. either Rapp and Nash have stared down the jihadist tradition of demise. either have stored hundreds of thousands of lives with no accolades or acknowledgment in their own sacrifices. however the political winds have replaced on Capitol Hill, and likely leaders wish Mitch Rapp positioned again on a brief leash. And whilst a nightmare state of affairs descends on Washington, D.C., Rapp and Nash will persist with new principles of engagement: their very own.

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Rebecca Cantrell by Rebecca Cantrell, Book1)

By Rebecca Cantrell, Book1)

Although hardened crime reporter Hannah Vogel is aware all too good how tricky it truly is to outlive in 1931 Berlin, she is devastated while she sees a photo of her brother's physique published within the corridor of the Unnamed useless. Ernst, a cross-dressing living room singer at a seedy nightclub, had many secrets and techniques, a unending record of enthusiasts, and many possibilities to get into trouble.

Hannah delves into the city's darkish underbelly to flush out his assassin, however the overdue evening arrival of a five-year-old orphan on her doorstep complicates concerns. The endearing Anton claims that Hannah is his mother… and that her lifeless brother Ernst is his father.

As her investigations into Ernst's homicide and Anton's parentage discover political intrigue and intercourse scandals within the best ranks of the emerging Nazi get together, Hannah fears not just for her personal existence, yet for that of a small boy who has come to name her "mother."

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Embers by Sándor Márai

By Sándor Márai

Initially released in 1942 and now rediscovered to overseas acclaim, this taut and exquisitely based novel by way of the Hungarian grasp Sandor Marai conjures the depression glamour of a decaying empire and the disappointed knowledge of its final heirs.

In a secluded wooded area fort an outdated normal prepares to obtain an extraordinary customer, a guy who was his closest good friend yet who he has no longer noticeable in 41 years. Over the resultant hours host and visitor will struggle a duel of phrases and silences, accusations and evasions. they are going to exhume the reminiscence in their friendship and that of the General’s attractive, long-dead spouse. and they're going to go back to the time the 3 of them final sat jointly following a hunt within the within sight forest--a hunt within which no online game used to be taken yet in which anything was once misplaced without end. Embers is a vintage of recent ecu literature, a piece whose poignant evocation of the prior additionally sounds like a prophetic glimpse into the ethical abyss of the current.

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Justinian by Harry Turtledove

By Harry Turtledove

An in-depth fictional examine the vicious reign of Justinian II, Emperor of the Romans within the 7th century and one among history's so much brutal, determined, and decided rulers. Justinian II assumed the throne on the younger age of 16 and increased Rome's rule over the Arabs, the Slavs, and most importantly, over the monks of the jap Church. Headstrong and obdurate, he ultimately overstepped his bounds and was once overthrown through the nobles. nobody could rule Rome who's no longer a complete man...so to make sure his powerlessness, his nostril was once bring to an end and he used to be exiled around the Black Sea.

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LaRose by Louise Erdrich

By Louise Erdrich

During this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling writer of the nationwide ebook Award-winning The around condo and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting modern story of a sad coincidence, a requirement for justice, and a profound act of atonement with historic roots in local American culture.

North Dakota, overdue summer time, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer alongside the sting of the valuables bordering his personal. He shoots with effortless confidence—but whilst the greenback springs away, Landreaux realizes he’s hit whatever else, a blur he observed as he squeezed the set off. whilst he staggers nearer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor’s five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich.

The youngest baby of his buddy and neighbor, Peter Ravich, Dusty was once most sensible neighbors with Landreaux’s five-year-old son, LaRose. the 2 households have constantly been shut, sharing nutrients, garments, and rides into city; their young ones performed jointly regardless of going to diverse colleges; and Landreaux’s spouse, Emmaline, is part sister to Dusty’s mom, Nola. Horrified at what he’s performed, the recovered alcoholic turns to an Ojibwe tribe tradition—the sweat lodge—for information, and reveals a manner ahead. Following an historic technique of retribution, he and Emmaline will supply LaRose to the grieving Peter and Nola. “Our son could be your son now,” they inform them.

LaRose is readily absorbed into his new kin. tormented by recommendations of suicide, Nola dotes on him, protecting her darkness at bay. His fierce, rebellious new “sister,” Maggie, welcomes him as a coconspirator who can ease her risky mother’s terrifying moods. steadily he’s allowed shared visits along with his beginning kin, whose sorrow mirrors the Raviches’ personal. because the years go, LaRose turns into the linchpin linking the Irons and the Raviches, and at last their mutual soreness starts to heal.

But while a vengeful guy with a long-standing grudge opposed to Landreaux starts off elevating difficulty, hurling accusations of a cover-up the day Dusty died, he threatens the tenuous peace that has stored those fragile households whole.

Inspiring and affecting, LaRose is a robust exploration of loss, justice, and the reparation of the human middle, and an unforgettable, superb journey de strength from one in every of America’s such a lot amazing literary masters.

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Dark Angel (Casteel, Book 2) by V. C. Andrews

By V. C. Andrews

Eventually, Heaven may locate the happiness she longed for...free from the scorn and contempt of her past!

In her grandmother's nice, wealthy Boston residence, Heaven Leigh Casteel dreamed of a superb new lifetime of new acquaintances, the easiest colleges, appealing outfits and most vital, love. The pearls of tradition, knowledge and breeding could now be hers. quickly she might make the Casteel identify first rate, locate her brothers and sisters, and feature a family members again.

But even on the planet of the rich, there have been unusual forebodings, secrets and techniques most sensible forgotten. And as Heaven reached out for romance, she was once slowly ensnared in a sinister internet of merciless deceits and hidden passions!

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