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Blood Trillium

By Julian May

Twelve years after the princesses Haramis, Kadiya, and Anigel vanquish the sorcerer Orogastus, Haramis's talisman unearths a grave danger to the team spirit of the sisters and the way forward for Ruwenda. Reprint. PW.

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Tinker (Elfhome, Book 1)

By Wen Spencer

Inventor, lady genius Tinker lives in a near-future Pittsburgh which now exists regularly within the land of the elves. She runs her salvage company, can pay her taxes, and attempts to maintain the neighborhood ambient point of magic down with contraptions of her personal layout. whilst a pack of wargs chase an Elven noble into her scrap backyard, existence as she understands it takes a major detour. Tinker unearths herself taking up the Elven court docket, the NSA, the Elven Interdimensional organization, know-how smugglers and a college-minded Xenobiologist as she attempts to stick serious about what is relatively vital - her first date. Armed with an intelligence the dimensions of a planet, steel-toed boots, and a junkyard puppy perspective, Tinker is able to kick butt to get her first kiss.

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The Spirit Banner (Rogue Angel, Book 22)

By Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise

Genghis Khan carved out a legacy of bloodshed and conquered kingdoms that has lasted nearly 8 hundred years. yet whereas his identify and deeds continue to exist within the annals of background, his tomb hasn't ever been located… till now.

Not everyone seems to be confident that the diary and the map, acknowledged to steer to the nice warrior's ultimate resting position, are genuine. Archaeologist Annja Creed is between those doubters. the truth is that the physique was once misplaced to background. yet regardless of her skepticism, Annja all of sudden unearths herself pulled alongside an more and more advanced path of clues, each one extra distant than the final.

And as she and her partners race to their ultimate vacation spot, something is clear—the simply tomb she could locate is her personal.

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The Odyssey

The nice epic of Western literature, translated by way of the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles

Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the yankee Academy of Arts and Letters, offers us with Homer's best-loved and such a lot obtainable poem in a beautiful modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the fellow, Muse, the guy of twists and turns pushed again and again astray, as soon as he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy." So starts Robert Fagles' amazing translation of the Odyssey, which Jasper Griffin within the New York instances booklet Review hails as "a distinct achievement."

If the Iliad is the world's maximum warfare epic, the Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of an everyman's trip via lifestyles. Odysseus' reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and normal forces in the course of his ten-year voyage domestic to Ithaca after the Trojan battle is straight away a undying human tale and somebody try out of ethical patience. within the myths and legends retold here,

Fagles has captured the power and poetry of Homer's unique in a daring, modern idiom, and given us an Odyssey to learn aloud, to have fun with, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. well known classicist Bernard Knox's tremendous creation and textual remark supply insightful heritage info for the final reader and pupil alike, intensifying the power of Fagles's translation. This is an Odyssey to please either the classicist and the final reader, to captivate a brand new new release of Homer's scholars. This Penguin Classics Deluxe version good points French flaps and deckle-edged paper.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts superior via introductions and notes by means of exclusive students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations via award-winning translators.

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On a Wing and a Prayer: A Journey of Self-discovery on the Trail of Central American Wildlife

By Sarah Woods

Whilst author and intrepid traveller Sarah Woods set approximately studying the jungles of crucial and South the USA, her quest took her into essentially the most distant tangles of vine-knotted jungles in the world. In Panama's rain-soaked Chiriquí highlands, she navigated possible impassable trails with a machete to arrive quetzals with resplendent jewel-tone plumage.

Sarah sought the local knowledge of the indigenous Embera, deep within the Darien Jungle, so that it will come across the world's greatest and strongest birds of prey-the elusive harpy eagle. utilizing razor-sharp talons to seek and kill sloths and monkeys with lethal precision, those great, winged dinosaurs conceal a lesser-known, softer aspect: devoting nice care to elevating their younger for the 1st years in their lives. Seldom noticeable within the wild, Sarah struggled to demystify the fear-riddled legends and superstitions that earned the harpy eagle its identify from early explorers.

Her voyage taught her a lot in regards to the wealthy glories and captivating spectacle of the wildlife and in addition its demanding situations and risks. She met the albino “moon children” of Kuna Yala, swam within the Panama Canal, encountered left-wing guerrillas on the middle of Colombia's five-decade clash, and witnessed Amazonian ideals and customs surrounding shape-shifting and the jungle afterlife. Sarah survived landslides, crash landings, monstrous floods, and tradition clashes in mysterious untrodden lands, studying a lot approximately facets of herself from the remarkable natural world and tribal peoples she encountered-arguably her greatest trip.

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From The Rubble

By T. A. Chase

Ever in view that looking at a seek and rescue crew locate his misplaced sister, Keaton Goodwin has labored and expert to develop into a SAR handler. He increases the fitting canines to paintings with him, and he loves his task. whilst he's referred to as to take his puppy, Kaiser, to Bogata, Colombia after a devastating earthquake, Keaton heads out unsure what he'll find.

And what he doesn't look forward to finding is grasp Sergeant Nodin status Bear.

Nodin's squad has been despatched through the military to aid retain the SAR groups secure through the seek and rescue a part of the operation. He's performed loads of this type of paintings in the course of his twenty-three years of provider, but there's whatever assorted approximately Keaton, and Nodin is familiar with a catastrophe zone isn't the easiest position to begin a relationship.

When Keaton disappears, Nodin has to stand how a lot he relatively cares in regards to the more youthful guy. Will the sentiments they consider among the rubble be sufficient of a beginning to construct a destiny?

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The Golden Elephant (Rogue Angel, Book 14)

By Alex Archer, Victor Milán

Archaeologist Annja Creed feels she has persevered one treasure-hunting fiasco too many, but if a mysterious collector deals a present for a useful golden elephant stated to be hidden within the mountainous jungles of Southeast Asia, Annja provides in. First she needs to meet with quite a few students in an effort to pinpoint its situation. even if, each one professional she visits is located lifeless, and Annja fears that somebody else is after the artifact, and that she's most likely subsequent at the killer's record.

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Gipsy Moth Circles the World

By Francis Chichester

From time immemorial, few narrative genres have had the ability to so stir the sentiments or captivate the mind's eye because the precise account of a lone adventurer's overcome the great forces of nature. one of the handful of such stories to emerge within the 20th century, some of the most enduring without doubt has to be Sir Francis Chichester's account of his solitary, nine-month trip world wide in his 53-foot ketch Gipsy Moth IV. the tale of the way the sixty-five-year-old navigator singlehandedly circumnavigated the globe, the full approach combating opposed seas in addition to his boat's a number of layout flaws, is a story of superhuman tenacity and patience to be learn and reread by way of sailors and armchair adventurers alike.

First released in 1967, simply months after the crowning glory of Chichester's old trip, Gipsy Moth Circles the World was once an rapid foreign best-seller. It encouraged the 1st solo around-the-world race and continues to be a undying testomony to the spirit of adventure.

Francis Chichester's 1967 singlehanded circumnavigation set a blazing list for velocity. He accomplished the voyage with only one cease and 226 days at sea. It used to be an grand functionality; that he was once sixty-five years outdated made it the extra so. Chichester then sat all the way down to write one of many nice narratives of contemporary voyaging.

"A outstanding feat, a relocating tale of conquest by way of the unquenchable human spirit, a decided previous man's gesture of defiance on the smooth global. Such was once the voyage; his publication is an excellent account of it with not anything left out."--Alan Villiers, Saturday Review

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The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

By Wilbur Smith

The Leopard Hunts in Darkness via Wilbur Smith: In new york, Craig Mellow is the toast of the literary global, a tender author whose bestselling novels and larger-than-life adventures are fueled by way of natural-born air of secrecy. yet Craig misplaced a limb and a legacy in Africa. And his middle nonetheless clings to the land.

A consultant of the realm financial institution recruits Craig to come to his war-torn homeland--to use his wisdom of Zimbabwe's humans, languages, and natural world to stabilize its destiny. yet as soon as he units foot at the continent, Craig can't face up to what runs in his blood…

Soon, this scion of a mythical family members is stuck in a brand new period of big ivory poaching, of tribal conflict waged with glossy killing instruments, and foreign politics hardwired on to Washington and Moscow. With a lady via his aspect and a traitor in the back of his again, Craig is ready to benefit a lesson of a brutal new age--if he can live on Africa another time.

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Disenchanted (Land of Dis)

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This publication was once in the beginning published in episodes as a Kindle Serial. All episodes are actually on hand for instant obtain as an entire book. Learn extra approximately Kindle Serials

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