The Light of the Fireflies by Paul Pen

By Paul Pen

A haunting and hopeful story of researching gentle in even the darkest of places.

For his entire existence, the boy has lived underground, in a basement along with his mom and dad, grandmother, sister, and brother. prior to he used to be born, his relations was once disfigured by way of a hearth. His sister wears a white masks to hide her burns.

He spends his hours together with his cactus, interpreting his booklet on bugs, or touching the only ray of solar that filters in via a crack within the ceiling. Ever on the grounds that his sister had a child, everyone’s been performing very surprisingly. The boy starts off to ask yourself why they by no means say who the daddy is, approximately what occurred earlier than his personal delivery, approximately why they’re close away.

A few days in the past, a few fireflies arrived within the basement. His grandma acknowledged, There’s no creature extra outstanding than one who could make its personal mild. That gentle makes the boy are looking to get away, to grasp the skin global. challenge is, the entire doorways are locked. And he doesn’t know the way to get out…

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Fault Line by Barry Eisler

By Barry Eisler

Ben Treven sequence, booklet #1

In Silicon Valley, the eccentric inventor of a brand new encryption program is murdered in an obvious drug deal. In Istanbul, a cynical undercover operator gets a frantic name from his estranged brother, a patent legal professional who believes he's the following sufferer. And at the sun-drenched slopes of Sand Hill highway, Silicon Valley’s nerve middle of cash and know-how, outdated kinfolk hurts sting anew as brothers who percentage not anything yet blood and bitterness salary a determined conflict opposed to a faceless enemy.

Alex Treven has sacrificed every thing to accomplish his ambition: making companion in his high-tech legislations enterprise. yet then the inventor of a know-how Alex is banking on is murdered… and the patent examiner who reviewed it dies… and Alex himself narrowly escapes an assault in his personal home.

Off stability, out of concepts, and working out of time, he is familiar with the single one who can assist him is the final individual he’d ever ask: his brother. Ben Treven is an army Liaison point, an elite undercover soldier paid to “find, repair, and finish” high-value pursuits in America’s international struggle on Terror.

Disenchanted with what he sees as America’s tradition of denial and decadence, Ben lives his indifferent existence within the shadows as the black ops global is all he quite knows—and simply because except Alex, who he hasn’t spoken to because their mom died, his kinfolk is long past. yet blood is thicker than water, and whilst he gets Alex’s frantic name, Ben hurries to San Francisco to aid him. in simple terms then does Alex demonstrate that there’s one other participant who understands of the expertise: Sarah Hosseini, a tender Iranian American legal professional who Alex has lengthy secretly desired… and who Ben instantly distrusts.

As those 3 noticeably varied humans fight to spot the forces trying to silence them, Ben and Alex are compelled to envision the occasions that drove them apart—even as Sarah’s presence, and her personal mystery wishes, deepens the fault line among them.

Fault Line facilities on a conspiracy that has spun out of the shadows and into the streets of the United States, a conspiracy that may be stopped in simple terms via 3 people—three individuals with various worldviews, various grievances, various causes. to outlive the forces arrayed opposed to them, they’ll first need to live to tell the tale one another.

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Hammerjack by Marc D. Giller

By Marc D. Giller

They experience digital waves of code and pirate high-tech secrets and techniques to promote to the top bidder they're speedier and smarter than your safety approach, and are just too satisfied to teach you by means of how a lot. they're hammerjacks, and the rewards in their occupation are moment purely to the sheer rush of what they do. Cray Alden was one among them. Now he’s a company spook chasing down the knowledge traffickers who’ve became company into all-out war.

But underneath the skin skirmishes lurks whatever darker rumors of a organic supercomputer that threatens to shift the stability of strength among guy and computer. Now Cray is stuck within the move fireplace among the company Collective and a shadowy fanatical anti-tech cult known as Inru. With an murderer on his path and a devastating mystery locked in his brain, Cray needs to flip to the hammerjack who’s been his most deadly, such a lot elusive quarry. jointly they're at the deadliest venture of Cray’s life—to damage the god that guy made.

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The Last Justice by Anthony J. Franze

By Anthony J. Franze

CHAOS ERUPTS on the U.S. perfect courtroom while an murderer weapons down six justices as they're listening to a case.

Solicitor common Jefferson McKenna, the government's most sensible attorney within the ideal courtroom, is appointed to the multiagency fee investigating the murders. As Congress attracts conflict strains over who will change the slain justices, the fee follows clue after clue, every one pointing to an not likely suspect:  McKenna himself.

In a determined bid to end up his innocence, McKenna, at the run along with his deputy, Kate Porter, needs to song down a disgraced legislation clerk with ties to hidden Saudi resources. yet their seek ends up in unforeseen alliances, unearthing darkish secrets and techniques and corruption on the maximum degrees -- and the folk with clues to the riddle continue turning up dead.  From the marble halls of the excessive court docket to the internal corridors of the West Wing, from the D.C. housing initiatives to the desolate again roads of a brand new York Indian reservation, McKenna and Porter are on a collision path with a shadowy enemy who will cease at not anything to maintain the reality buried.

From its explosive first web page to its haunting end, THE final JUSTICE explores the politics of legislation, the limits of friendship and love, and the scary fee of unbridled ambition.

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Love's Odyssey by Jane Toombs

By Jane Toombs

Book Details:

Publisher: Books we adore Ltd.
Publication Date: 2013-06-27
Number of Pages: 286
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

Synopsis from Amazon:

This is the tale of a sixteen-year-old American lady who's orphaned while her father dies and he or she is shipped to reside along with her English uncle. regrettably he falls out of style with the king and is killed. this can be the place she meets Adrien who saves her from a dire destiny through taking her to Holland to reside together with her mother's sisters. They sail to Java at the comparable send, yet Rommel and Adrien are fated to be torn aside repeatedly. She has purely her braveness and her good looks to maintain her alive-and her very unlikely love for Adrien. He by no means supplies up trying to find her, even after she is kidnapped through a chinese language pirate and brought to Amoy. He'll desire all his skill as a swordsman to outlive lengthy adequate to rescue her.

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The Likeness: A Novel (Dublin Murder Squad, Book 2) by Tana French

By Tana French

Detective Cassie Maddox remains to be attempting to take care of the occasions of within the Woods. She is out of the homicide Squad and has begun a dating with fellow detective Sam O'Neill yet is simply too badly shaken to decide to Sam or to her profession. Then Sam is allotted a brand new case, that of a tender girl stabbed to dying simply outdoor Dublin. He calls Cassie to the homicide scene and she or he unearths the sufferer is surprisingly wide-spread. in reality, she is Cassie's double. not just that, yet her identity says she is Lexie Madison the identification Cassie used, years in the past, as an undercover detective. without leads, no suspects and no clues, Cassie's outdated undercover boss spots the potential for an entire life: to ship Cassie undercover within the useless girl's position. She may possibly decide up info the police might by no means listen and tempt the killer to complete the activity. So Cassie strikes into Whitethorn condominium, poses as a post-grad pupil, and prepares to go into Lexie's global.

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Carnal Curiosity (Stone Barrington, Book 29) by Stuart Woods

By Stuart Woods

Stone Barrington is again within the notable new event from long island Times–bestselling writer Stuart Woods.

Stone Barrington turns out to have a knack for being within the fallacious position on the flawed time. whilst Manhattan’s elite are beset by means of a chain of shrewdpermanent crimes—and Stone is a cloth witness—he and his former associate Dino Bacchetti locate themselves drawn into the area of top of the range defense and fraud, the place insider wisdom and entry are constrained to a privileged few, and the rich are made weak by means of the very platforms intended to maintain them secure. As Stone and Dino delve deeper into their research, they research that the mastermind in the back of the incidents can have a few intimate ties to Stone . . . and that the largest heist remains to be to come.

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Resistant (Dr. Lou Welcome, Book 3) by Michael Palmer

By Michael Palmer

They struggle with out moral sense or regret. Their simply activity is to kill.
They are the main ruthless enemy we have now ever confronted.

And they're one millionth our size.

When Dr. Lou Welcome fills in final minute for his boss at a countrywide convention in Atlanta he brings alongside his ally, Cap Duncan. yet an twist of fate turns tragic whilst Cap injures his leg whereas operating. Surgeons be able to shop the leg, however the open wound is definitely the right breeding flooring for a dangerous microbial invader dedicated to consuming Cap alive from the interior out. in the meantime, enormous quantities of miles away, a teenaged woman is combating for her existence opposed to an identical micro organism. The germ is proof against any identified antibiotic and the govt scientist tasked with discovering a medication has been abducted. Turning to the facilities for sickness keep an eye on for support, Lou Welcome uncovers a hyperlink to a shadowy team often called 100 friends that has infiltrated our society and is utilizing our well-being associations as hostages. just like the lethal germs they could unharness, 100 friends will cease at not anything to additional their time table. From the health facility corridors the place something you contact can suggest your finish, to the pinnacle corridors of energy during this race opposed to time, Lou needs to cease a deadly disease, keep his ally, and face even his personal such a lot terrifying demons.From the New York occasions bestselling writer comes one other center preventing mystery that would make you examine the realm round you in a brand new and scary means.

"When you open the pages of a Michael Palmer novel, you recognize you're within the arms of a pro." -The Huffington Post

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Vestido de novia by Pierre Lemaitre

By Pierre Lemaitre

No dejes que nadie te desvele nada de esta historia.

«Un thriller diabólico, que se lee del tirón, con fascinación y miedo. Arte del grande.»

Sophie Duguet no entiende qué le sucede: pierde objetos, olvida situaciones, es detenida en un supermercado por pequeños robos que no recuerda haber cometido. Y los cadáveres comienzan a acumularse a su alrededor...

Y ya no podemos desvelar nada más de este thriller para así mantener intacto el escalofriante placer de los angeles lectura y los angeles adictiva búsqueda de l. a. verdad por parte del lector. Por el ganador del Premio Goncourt con Nos vemos allá arriba,

el Premio de Novela Negra Europea,
el Premio del pageant de Cine Policiaco de Cognac,
el Premio del Salon du Polar,
el Dagger Award,
el Premio Lirea a l. a. mejor novela francesa,
el Premio Roman France Télévisions
y el Premio de los Libreros de Nancy-Le Point,
con más de medio millón de lectores.

La crítica ha dicho...
«Evito leer novelas traducidas, pero leí a Pierre Lemaitre: un autor de novelas de suspense realmente excelente.»
Stephen King

«Un thriller de escritura perfecta. Una auténtica obra maestra que eleva a Lemaitre a los angeles altura de los más grandes autores.»

«Una novela que da miedo, en l. a. justa medida en que a uno le gusta temblar, con mucho placer.»
Le Point

«Un thriller perfectamente orquestado en el que el mal no se apiada de nadie.»

«Lemaitre mantiene las riendas firmes de principio a fin con perfecta seguridad de guionista, mirando siempre hacia delante y manteniendo el interés.»
José Luis de Juan, Babelia

«Atrapa y convence al lector y se aleja de los tópicos.»
Mercedes Monmany, ABC Cultural

«Vestido de novia es un contundente thriller, cuya trama está plagada de sorpresas y recovecos.»
Guillermo Altares, Babelia

«Vestido de novia, un policíaco en toda regla.»
Laura Revuelta, ABC Cultural

«Pierre Lemaitre, estrella del año de las letras francesas presenta ahora un perturbador policiaco. los angeles historia, un mecanismo perfecto para que las páginas vuelen, encierra varios giros que descolocan y atrapan al lector. Un puzle perverso llamado a sacudir las mesas de novedades de las librerías.»
Marie Claire

«Pierre Lemaitre nos sorprende con una inquietante obra que te atrapa de principio a fin.»

«Una novela de suspense, de tensión contenida, una novela que atrapa como si de una argolla se tratara, que no logras quitártela de l. a. cabeza por mucho que abandones su lectura... En muchas ocasiones el propio lector se siente descolocado y perdido, como si el mundo que va construyendo dentro de l. a. novela variase a medida que lo hacen las páginas. Ese es uno de los grandes logros de Lemaitre, sorprender al lector.»
César Millán,

«Con su "toque francés" de demoníaca eficacia, este Vestido de novia, confeccionado con punto de cruz por un autor tan maquiavélico como inspirado, le subyugará hasta los angeles última página, donde le espera una enorme sorpresa.»

«Un thriller fascinante lleno de inteligentes giros y vueltas.»
Marion Vázquez, Ullstein Buchverlage (editora de John Le Carré, César Aira y J. ok. Rowling)

«Los franceses, con Pierre Lemaitre a l. a. cabeza, son lo nuevo en thrillers y novela negra: han vencido a todos sus competidores, empezando por los suecos.»
Christopher MacLehose, MacLehose Press (editor de Stieg Larsson y Joël Dicker)

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Strange but True by John Searles

By John Searles

After a mysterious fall from his new york condominium, Philip Chase has moved domestic together with his mom, Charlene, a sour girl who hasn't ever totally accredited the loss of life of her more youthful son, Ronnie, 5 years prior. Numb from staring at an excessive amount of television and buying and selling snipes together with his mom, Philip is in stasis. yet every thing alterations one wintry weather evening whilst Ronnie's highschool female friend indicates up on their doorstep to bring the scoop that she is pregnant ... and the daddy, she claims, is Ronnie.

So starts off the startling story as Philip and his mom confront Melissa's previous and their very own. Their look for solutions takes them on an emotional trip, putting them within the direction of homicide and revenge. without delay a relocating tale of redemption and a heart-stopping paintings of suspense, Strange yet True brings to existence a solid of characters that no reader will quickly forget.

This P.S. version gains an additional sixteen pages of insights into the booklet, together with writer interviews, prompt analyzing, and extra.

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