By Bob Mayer
In the skies above, the planes have been fed on by means of the fireball. Out at sea, the Russian Admiral in command of the flotilla steaming for Hungnam at flank pace used to be left to ask yourself on the mushroom cloud that rose up over the shore.
A lethal weapon, outfitted by means of the japanese in the course of international struggle II has been hidden and forgotten approximately on the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. Lake, a covert operative for the united states is now on a race with time opposed to rogue military terrorists to discover and spoil this weapon earlier than the terrorists that allows you to hinder a nuclear catastrophe of epic proportions.
In Manchuria in 1945 a German U-Boat offers the loss of life Reich’s processed uranium. As Russian forces shut in at the notorious Unit 731 focus Camp, the japanese load one of many bombs they’ve constructed on a submarine sure for the us. They detonate the opposite to ruin all facts.
Present day usa. Lake learns that a number of factions are all trying to find whatever within the San Francisco zone. anything robust. anything lethal if within the fallacious arms. combating the japanese Yakuza, North Korean brokers, home-grown terrorists, and betrayal in his personal association, Lake needs to discover the background the japanese atomic bomb software so that it will hinder sure catastrophe and an all out conflict.
By Tahmima Anam
Rehana Haque, a tender widow, blissfully prepares for the get together she's going to host for her son and daughter. yet this can be 1971 in East Pakistan, and alter is within the air.
Set opposed to the backdrop of the Bangladesh warfare of Independence, A Golden Age is a narrative of ardour and revolution; of desire, religion, and unforeseen heroism in the course of chaos—and of 1 woman's heartbreaking fight to maintain her kin secure.
By Philip K. Dick
As the center novel of Dick’s VALIS trilogy, The Divine Invasion performs a pivotal position in answering the questions raised via the 1st novel, increasing that international whereas exploring simply how a lot somebody can fairly know—even God himself.
By Andrew Levkoff
"No very good soul is exempt from a mix of madness." - Aristotle
At 19, they chained Alexandros to the colossal tail of a successful Roman military marching domestic; only one extra morsel between millions for a urban consistently hungry for an additional supporting of slaves. 30 years later, he rides on the head of 7 legions beside his grasp and benefactor. Marcus Licinius Crassus is a guy bent upon a battle of revenge. Alexandros will do whatever to forestall him.
From the Historical Novel Society review: "Readers needn't learn the 1st quantity with a purpose to get pleasure from this present one, and Roman heritage buffs could be capable of bet the form of the recent book's plot: Crassus, financier, doting father and husband, disgruntled triumvir, and would-be conqueror of the East. Levkoff has Alexander the slave at his master's part via nearly every little thing, with no ever sentimentalizing his slave prestige (Crassus may well like Alexander, yet he's additionally fast to threaten floggings while he's in a nasty temper) or filling the personality with unbelievable braveries."
By B. V. Larson
Kyle Riggs has been clear of Earth for a protracted time…but that’s approximately to alter. In hurricane attack, the 8th booklet of the superstar strength sequence, the tale strikes in a brand new path. significant fleets are outfitted through either celebrity strength and the Imperials—but there's a 3rd participant within the online game: the Blues. A three-way conflict for the recognized megastar platforms breaks out, with the fates of many worlds and species striking within the stability. Riggs realizes he needs to break his enemies earlier than they ruin him. looking justice and revenge, he gathers his power and ventures out on a undertaking of conquest from the Eden procedure. Humanity needs to struggle to outlive, and Riggs is the suitable guy for the task.
By Rabih Alameddine
Raised in a hybrid kin formed via divorce and remarriage, and via Beirut in wartime, Sarah unearths a delicate peace in self-imposed exile within the usa. Her remarkable dignity is supported by way of a ally, a grown-up son, occasional sensual pleasures, and her choice to inform her personal tale.
By Kaye Gibbons
While Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was once twenty and he used to be 40. She used to be the conscientiously raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he used to be a thin tenant farmer who had by no means owned something in his existence. She used to be newly widowed after a disastrous marriage to a brutal drifter. He had by no means requested a girl to do greater than aid him hitch a mule. they did not fall in love a lot as they only stumbled on one another and hung on for expensive life.
Kaye Gibbons's first novel, Ellen Foster, received the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the yank Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and the compliment of writers from Walker Percy to Eudora Welty. In A Virtuous Woman, Gibbons transcends her early promise, making a multilayered and indelibly convincing portrait of 2 doubtless ill-matched those who in some way miraculously make a wedding.
St. Ives is a ancient experience novel by means of Robert Louis Stevenson. St. Ives tells the tale of a French hussar officer Jacques St. Ives imprisoned via the British in Scotland. the tale is an exploration of the routine subject matter of the polarity of human nature. St. Ives (whose relations motto is "Audentes Fortuna Juvat"--"Fortune favors the daring"), a witty, womanizing veteran of Napoleon's wars
By James A. Michener
Pulitzer Prize–winning writer James A. Michener, whose novels hurtle from the a long way reaches of heritage to the darkish corners of the realm, paints an intoxicating portrait of a land whose previous and current are as turbulent, attention-grabbing, and colourful as the other on the earth. while an American journalist travels to file at the upcoming duel among nice matadors, he's finally swept up within the dramatic tale of his personal Mexican ancestry—from the brilliance and brutality of the ancients, to the iron fist of the invading Spaniards, to trendy Mexico, combating via dirt and bloodshed to construct a kingdom upon the ashes of revolution. Architectural splendors, frenzied bullfights, bad human sacrifice: Michener weaves all of them into an epic human tale that ranks with the easiest of his liked bestselling novels.
Praise for Mexico
“Michener the storyteller at his best . . . There are fabulous and actual scenes within the plaza de toros that are as dramatic as any written via Ernest Hemingway or Barnaby Conrad.”—The manhattan instances ebook Review
“Astounding . . . fast-moving, fascinating . . . Michener is again in large, primary shape with Mexico.”—Los Angeles Daily News
“An mesmerizing tale . . . Michener artfully combines the historical past of Mexico with the paintings of bullfighting, educating the reader approximately either and telling a grand tale on the similar time.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“A novel of epic proportions, abounding in visible and historic detail.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
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