Andreas Winkelmann Das Haus der Mädchen - Kerner und Oswald, Band 1 (Ungekürzt)
Melanie Golding Kalte Wasser
Henrietta Rose-Innes Nineveh
Julie Shigekuni In Plain View
David Lida One Life
Луиза Кэндлиш Наш дом
Вадим Белотелов Пекло. Катастрофа
Николай Старообрядцев Белый цветок
Алмаз Эрнисов Приятель
Jennifer Scott The King's Game
Every century, selected individuals are chosen to fight for a chance to reign as a new King in their world. <br><br>Each selected participants are chosen carefully by their partners and are forced to fight against other contestants for the title of King. <br><br>Emma, a young secluded girl, was no different. Once she had accepted to be a part of the game, her life is thrown into danger as she must kill to survive. Her world is no longer peaceful as she once knew it to be. She had lost her only family as well as her friend. Her only goal is to win and she is willing to eliminate anyone who gets in her way.
HELIOS Corporation, the nation's most powerful gas and energy conglomerate has done something technologically amazing to continue its strangle hold on the oil market. Its engineers have built a vessel that can reach the 1.8 trillion barrels of oil and unlimited natural gas reserves discovered at the base of the Marianas Trench, more than six miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. <br><br>The deep-sea mining submarine "Goliath" is a monstrous behemoth armed with rock-slicing blades, stone pulverizing drills, and an armor-plated, crush-resistant hull. With Goliath, mining the oil in this unreachable area of Earth will galvanize HELIOS as the sole owners of the nation's future energy supply. <br><br>But during one of the sub's experimental dives, something goes horribly wrong and now Goliath has disappeared in the trench. <br><br>Suddenly, the U.S. Pacific Fleet goes on full alert when the nuclear attack sub USS Texas goes missing while pursuing an unknown contact in the waters off Guam. Cargo ships, tankers and a billionaire's yacht are also reported missing. Floating debris and remains show that these vessels were not 'lost' but shredded by something of horrific size and strength – something man-made! Evidence shows that whatever it is, it's lurking somewhere in the crushing depths of the trench. <br><br>The Defense Department must now seek the help of Dr. Joe Salas, an anti-military protester and renowned oceanographer whose contempt for the Navy is legendary. He designs the heralded Dolphin submersibles capable of operating deeper and longer than any US Navy submarine in existence. Despite years of mutual contempt, CINCPACFLT, SUBPAC commanders and Salas' staff are forced to work together to find out how to find and stop this juggernaut which continues to grind the Pacific Ocean into a bloody graveyard.
It is a murder/mystery novel.<br><br>Nicholas Blick, a highly skilled twenty-year-old volleyball player, was "just snooping around" when he came across the corpse of a person who had been brutally murdered. The police have arrested another young volleyball player but Nick, thinking the wrong person has been locked up, begins his own investigation into the matter. In working on the case, the young athlete meets FBI Special Agent Tom Davis and eventually joins with the agent in not only investigating the murder but also in trying to find the person attempting to steal plans for the U.S. Navy's new missile guidance system, one called ArrowStar. <br><br>At the center of the espionage plot is globe-hopping Chen Xong Wu, a man of tremendous wealth, who is working behind the scenes to help bring about a shift in the power structure of the Chinese Communist party and, in doing so, attain for himself more influence as well as more wealth. As the story unfolds, it is Nick who, unwittingly, becomes the key person in bringing both of these cases â??â??together. Eventually, young Blick and Special Agent Davis find themselves working together in a race against the clock. Their goal: to find the murderer as well as uncover the identity of the espionage agent's "mole" before the Navy's plans end up in the wrong hands.
Developer Rusty Watson is determined to acquire, by any means necessary, a plot of land owned by an elderly man in the Willow Springs, Oklahoma, community. Driven by greed and personal torment, Rusty is hell-bent on retaliation against the one he believes took his son. But his adversary has different ideas. Elijah Montgomery is the grandson of a former slave to the Creek Indian Nation. He resides in the local nursing home, though he still owns the house and land his grandfather was once slave to. Rusty and his cohorts believe Elijah's tie to the land is simply sentimental. They hope he can, therefore, be bought with a price, but Elijah's dreams show him something that no one else knows. The story of this modern day Land Run twists and turns through events of fate, and everyone, including Elijah, will find that these events, like the extreme weather of their region, are driven by forces beyond their control. No one in Willow Springs will be left untouched by this battle. The unexpected conclusion to this contest of wills shows to all that this battle is not theirs to fight.
In their latest assignment, Steve Church and Kella Hastings, members of a CIA out-of-the-box unit called the Red Cell, find themselves in the crosshairs of the Quds Force, Iran's elite commando group, as payback for a recent operation against the Tehran regime. In a series of thrusts and counter-thrusts, Steve and Kella battle General Ghassem Yosemani, the Quds Force commander, in operations and escapes that take them across Brussels, Paris, New York, and finally San Francisco, as Yosemani becomes ever more determined to kill Steve and Kella and wreak chaos and devastation on the U.S. economy.<br><br>The Red Cell is the last book in the trilogy including The Caliphate and Satan's Spy, all written by former master spy and master storyteller André Le Gallo, and all painting a vivid, fictionalized picture of the intense but covert war that has been going on between Iran and the United States since the Tehran hostage crisis of 1979.
The third instalment in the Magic Crystals series, following the events of 'The Seventh Sorcererâ and 'Rock Haulterâ.<br><br>With great power may come great responsibility, but in the case of our heroic Chopville teens, it also comes with a great big target. As they are to discover, having the Magic Crystals does not ensure their safety—in fact, quite the opposite.<br><br>A dark force is gathering around Chopville, far more dangerous than Moran could have ever been. A dangerous enemy will show his murderous hand early on; a trusted ally will defect to the dark side; and John and some of his friends will be taken captive and subjected to unspeakable horrors.<br><br>And through all of it, a great mystery looms darkly over John, which he must solve in order to have any hope of staying alive.
A no-face Government informant infiltrates Bricks' tight knit circle on a mission to stop him from selling drugs in his urban communities. Now Brick must find him before it's too late. When a trail of dead bodies and millions of dollars—in drug proceeds—leads him back to his own crew—Brick is forced to make the ultimate decision: Give up the Game or Die Fighting!<br><br>The Nature of Betrayal! The Grip of Fate! And The Lure of the Game has never quite been told like this before: Knock Knock Whooz There/ A Ghetto Tale by Marvin Griffin a.k.a., Robbyn Marvin is the first of a dynamic trilogy.
Do you believe in ghosts—that these spirits walk among us—almost as if they are still alive? Enter the world of Haunting at Remington House and you will believe this to be true. <br><br>From the moment you begin reading Haunting at Remington House, author Laura V. Keegan leads you into the dark world of the supernatural—where those who have died still live! Tom Gardner, anguished and guilt-ridden by the death of his young wife, Elise, leaves his life in Jamestown to escape the insanity he barely survived after her death. At Remington House, Tom finds he is tormented not only by his dead wife's spirit, but also by other spirits who have remained in this New England coastal home. The moment he begins his journey to his new home, the nightmare begins. <br><br>The previous owners, Helen and Gabriel Lindeman, dead for many years, still reside in Remington House. And Tom is not a welcome guest. The Lindemans will horrify you as you realize their frightening powers over the entire household. <br><br>Elise's ghost will stop at nothing to bring about the demise of her husband and all that is dear to him. Possession of those around her, the ability to appear as a human, her cunning newfound strength and an alliance with Benjamin, a dark and formidable spirit, make her far more dangerous. <br><br>With lights dimmed, but never turned off, you will read into the night, turning page after page. You never know who is lurking at the end of the next hall. Is that a shadow or . . . a ghost?<br><br>We will begin when we end.â¨<br>That is the rule of eternity.â¨<br>The end. The beginning.â¨<br>The finalization of life, the birth of the haunt.â¨<br><br>—so begins the story of Remington House.
In the Town of Lasting, summer is typically a time to relax and enjoy the warm weather with family and friends. That was before the arrival of Dale Hawks. He has it all: good looks, great body and a killer smile.<br><br>Unknown to the mayor's overachieving son Jeremy Atkins, the amicable hitchhiker he gives a ride to has a horrifying past. His ability to blend in with total strangers is almost supernatural. Jeremy's girlfriend Susan soon finds that out, as does his secret admirer and his best friend.<br><br>As the days get hotter, one thing becomes clear: Dale Hawks is more than a sociable drifter. He's a mystical manipulator with a plan to bring the community to its knees.<br><br>The only question is can he escape his personal demons long enough to carry it out to its devastating conclusion?
Two college girls, a chem lab project, murder and a ball: Just your average day at Dreamland City<br><br>Lily Anderson is a brilliant scholarship girl, jaded and wise beyond her years. Raised in a trailer park by her stepfather Beau and a motley assortment of neighbors, she gets a free ride to a dream university, where she cannot fit in. She meets, rooms and is paired with the "It" girl for a lab project; her life will never be the same again. <br><br>Twisted, born with everything, but vulnerable, Reagan Van Stieg has friends, wealth and beauty. Yet she keeps dark secrets of her past, things she doesn't talk about, things that will unleash a sequence of events that threaten to destroy everything she's worked for. <br><br>Although complete opposites, the two girls develop a strange bond, and when the unthinkable happens, their friendship is put to the test. An action-packed novel so real and gritty you taste the dirt, Dreamland City keeps the heart racing and the reader guessing until the very end.
In the small logging town of Lesker, Anne Pratt is raising her only grandchild, 17-year-old Evan, orphaned by a terrorist attack in Bali. It's a dry summer, the forest fire season is coming early, and people already on edge are edgier.<br><br>Another boy, marked more directly by violence, heads towards Lesker, burning like sulphuric acid through every life he touches, changing names has he change his towns.<br><br>The meeting of the two boys is volatile, as each finds his own missing piece in the other. As the tension builds between them, moving them towards inevitable violence, other people are drawn in, triggering demonic cruelty, unconditional love, unimaginable loss, and absolute courage.<br><br>"Love wins. Don't you dare lose," Anne calls to Evan as he fights for his life. But victory, like love, is never simple.<br>
Andreas Winkelmann Das Haus der Mädchen - Kerner und Oswald, Band 1 (Ungekürzt)
Melanie Golding Kalte Wasser
Henrietta Rose-Innes Nineveh
Katya Grubbs is Cape Town’s only ethical pest removal specialist. She expertly wrangles every manner of wild critter, creature or beast with the help of her unwitting nephew, Toby. When she is hired to remove the exotic beetles that have overrun Nineveh, a new luxury housing development on the coast, Katya finds that bugs aren’t the only unwelcome creatures hiding in the new (but inhabited) apartments. As she investigates further, it becomes clear that Nineveh is fast becoming an environmental, not to mention architectural, blunder. With marshlands encroaching on its borders, and the nearby seaside more menace than attraction, Katya becomes immersed in the world of Nineveh’s few residents—the mysterious caretakers and scavenger crews that survive in its shadow. It is only when her estranged father—a professional exterminator fallen on hard times—reappears in her life, that Nineveh’s deeper secrets are exposed.
Daidai and her husband Hiroshi have what many of their friends believe is a perfect life. Daidai has recently left her job as curator of the Japanese American Museum in Los Angeles’s Little Tokyo so that she and Hiroshi, a university professor, can try for a baby. Frustrated by their lack of success so far, and by their increasingly clinical love life, Daidai befriends one of Hiroshi’s graduate students. New to Los Angeles, Satsuki clings to her Japanese heritage and introduces Daidai to her love of tea. But soon, Satsuki is appearing at their home uninvited, and Daidai grows suspicious. Her worries only increase when Satsuki’s estranged mother turns up dead in an LA monastery.Spurred by this shocking event, Daidai begins to delve into the death of Satsuki’s mother—an apparent suicide, while Satsuki and Hiroshi’s friendship seems to deepen.Everything changes when Daidai accompanies Satsuki to Japan to visit her wealthy father in North Western Japan. As Daidai struggles to better comprehend Satsuki’s troubled family life, the two women are suddenly separated by an earthquake and the resulting chaos from the Fukushima disaster. The tragedy only continues to mount when Satsuki’s father is discovered dead. Returning to Los Angeles, Daidai acquiesces to Satsuki’s request to move in with she and Hiroshi. But Satsuki’s dangerous and erratic behavior is not quelled by this act of generosity, and Daidai suddenly finds in herself in a fight to keep everything she holds dear.
Richard, an American in Mexico, helps save the lives of the guilty. A mitigation specialist, hired by defense teams on capital cases in the U.S., he combs the back roads of starving-to-death Mexican shanty towns and agricultural villages. Divorced, a failed novelist with no family, and not too keen on attachments, he investigates the traumatic personal histories of undocumented Mexicans facing the death penalty in his home country.Esperanza is a young woman from the destitute Mexican hamlet of Puroaire. Trying to escape a life of poverty and abuse, her journey leads her to the United States, where she works on a cleanup crew after Hurricane Katrina. Her harrowing adventure is like that of millions of undocumented workers in the U.S. — until she finds herself in a jail cell, accused of murdering her baby. When Richard visits Esperanza in jail, the boundaries of his closely circumscribed life explode.Set in the American South and in rural Mexico, One Life examines the indelible links between life and death, sex and love. It’s at once a page-turning mystery and a profound examination of freedom and justice.
Сколько нужно времени, чтобы привычная жизнь разделилась на «до» и «после»? Сколько нужно времени, чтобы реальность разлетелась на осколки? Еще недавно Фиона Лоусон была обычной разведенной женщиной, жившей в собственном доме с детьми, над которыми они с бывшим мужем Брамом получили совместное опекунство. Теперь же в ее дом пытаются въехать незнакомые люди, а Брам бесследно исчез. Очевидно, что за мошеннической сделкой стоит Брам. Но что вынудило его внезапно пойти на такое преступление? И где он скрывается? Фиона начинает собственное расследование. Она все еще надеется, что произошла какая-то ужасная ошибка, и даже не подозревает, что уже рискует собственной жизнью…
Пекло. Катастрофа. Наш мир еще никогда не сталкивался с такой чудовищной угрозой. Один шаг, и планета безвозвратно рухнет в горящую бездну. Перед лицом смерти очень многие меняются до неузнаваемости. Как поведет себя человек, зная, что он обречен? Останется ли он собой или превратится в беспощадного зверя? Драматичная история о разных людях, их судьбах и поступках в условиях всеобщей катастрофы. Тяжелая книга. Захватывающая и пугающая одновременно…
Способна ли новая философия остановить тайное общество? Подземные реакторы вышли из-под контроля и грозят городу уничтожением. Нити заговора тянутся во дворец губернатора. Африканский посол инкогнито пробирается на священную литургию, но погибает от рук разъярённой толпы. Пассажиры автобуса обнаруживают в карманах записки странного содержания. Напитки отравлены наркотическим ядом. Человеческая кровь изливается в систему отопления. Сможет ли главный герой добраться до истины, прежде чем редкий мистический дар разрушит его сознание?