Blood and Ice by Robert Masello

By Robert Masello

During this haunting and suspenseful mystery, Robert Masello offers an event that spans continents and centuries—a spellbinding tale that levels from Victorian England to a distant antarctic study station, the place an historical glacier yields a surprising prize it has held captive for almost 200 years….[b]

Journalist Michael Wilde—his global lately shattered through tragedy—hopes monthlong task to the South Pole will supply him a brand new hire on lifestyles. the following, within the so much inhospitable position in the world, he's easily seeking to locate solace . . . till, on a regimen dive in to the polar sea, he suddenly unearths anything else completely: a tender guy and girl, certain with chains and sealed without end in a block of ice. Beside them a chest choked with a wierd, and sinister, cargo.

Now, in a bleak yet breathtaking international of shimmering icebergs, deep blue crevasses, and unending solar, Wilde needs to get to the bottom of the secret of this doomed couple. have been they the blameless sufferers of worry and superstition—or have been they anything a ways darker? His seek will lead from the barracks and battlefields of the Crimean struggle to the unexplored depths of the Antarctic Ocean, from the ill-fated cost of the sunshine Brigade to an age-old curse that survives to this day.

As the ice round the murdered enthusiasts starts off to soften, Wilde must grapple with a miracle—or a nightmare—in the making. For what's useless, it seems, is probably not long gone. And right here, on the very finish of the identified global, there’s nowhere to conceal and no position left for the dwelling to run.

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Second to None (Adam Bolitho, Book 1) by Alexander Kent

By Alexander Kent

Within the days instantly following Waterloo, the British fleet confronts a brand new possibility: Algerian pirates preying on hapless service provider ships. Adam Bolitho, Admiral Richard Bolitho's nephew and inheritor, reveals himself accountable for Unrivalled, a brand new type of frigate—sleek, quick, and seriously armed.

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A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson

By Suzanne Joinson

It truly is 1923. Evangeline (Eva) English and her sister Lizzie are missionaries heading for the traditional Silk highway urban of Kashgar. notwithstanding Lizzie is on hearth together with her non secular calling, Eva's reasons usually are not rather as noble, yet along with her eco-friendly bicycle and a fee from a writer to jot down A girl Cyclist's advisor to Kashgar, she is prepared for adventure.

In modern day London, a tender lady, Frieda, returns from a protracted journey overseas to discover a guy dozing outdoors her entrance door. She offers him a blanket and a pillow, and within the morning unearths the bedding smartly folded and an attractive drawing of a chook with an extended feathery tail, a few smooth Arabic writing, and a ship made from a flock of seagulls on her wall. Tayeb, in flight from his Yemeni fatherland, befriends Frieda and, while she learns she has inherited the contents of an house belonging to a lifeless lady she hasn't ever heard of, they embark on an unforeseen trip together.

A girl Cyclist's consultant to Kashgar explores the fault strains that seem while traditions from various components of an more and more globalized international crash into another. fantastically written, and peopled via a forged of unforgettable characters, the unconventional interweaves the tales of Frieda and Eva, progressively revealing the hyperlinks among them and the ways that they each one problem and negotiate the constraints in their societies as they make their hard-won method towards domestic. A woman Cyclist's consultant to Kashgar marks the debut of a superbly proficient new author.

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The Salt Roads by Nalo Hopkinson

By Nalo Hopkinson

A landmark paintings via a super younger writer, THE SALT ROADS transports readers throughout centuries and civilizations because it fearlessly explores the relationships ladies have with their fans, their humans, and the divine. Jeanne Duval, the ginger-colored entertainer, struggles along with her lover poet Charles Baudelaire...Mer, plantation slave and health practitioner, either hungers for and dreads liberation...and Thais, a dark-skinned attractiveness from Alexandria, is impelled to hunt a wonderful revelation-as Ezili, a being born of wish, unites all of them. Interweaving acts of brutality with passionate unions of spirit and flesh, this can be a narrative that shocks, entertains, and dazzles-from an award-winning author who dares to redefine the paintings of storytelling.

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John's Story: The Last Eyewitness (The Jesus Chronicles, by Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

By Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins

Here's the 1st within the Biblically encouraged sequence, The Jesus Chronicles, which brings to existence the tale of Jesus, informed within the voices of these who knew and enjoyed him best-the Gospel writers John, Mark, Matthew, and Luke.

In this quantity, readers will become aware of John's tale, an exhilarating account of the lifetime of the fellow who got here to satisfy the prophecies of the previous testomony and to save lots of all of humankind-and the disciple who was once the final eyewitness to Jesus' glory. Readers will event firsthand the production of the Gospel of John in addition to the e-book of Revelation-Scripture that also has profound which means for the area 2,000 years later.

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Sinful Liaisons (Cynfell Brothers, Book 3) by Samantha Holt

By Samantha Holt

Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and satisfaction. The Cynfell brothers are the very embodiment of a sinful lifestyles. yet might the precise girl switch that? Wrath Locked in the back of the partitions of Lockwood Manor, Julian Cynfell, the Marquess of Lockwood whiles away his days writing indignant letters, consuming and snoozing. He by no means expects his solitude to be interrupted via a brazen American heiress. An American heiress who's awaiting a marriage. Viola Thompson can’t think her success whilst the English lord she has been corresponding with for the higher a part of a 12 months asks her to go to him. This has to intend a proposal of marriage definitely? eventually, Viola will end up to her friends and family that she is greater than a ruined lady without clients. let alone she understands they are going to be a love fit. not anyone may perhaps write such attractive letters with out being the best guy. but if she arrives in chilly, dreary England to be confronted by means of a foul-tempered, grizzled—albeit in a good-looking way—marquess, her desires of marriage are quick dashed. Can she draw the lord out of his depression methods? And does she even are looking to stay in England whereas rumours of 3 useless other halves move round Lockwood? something is certain, this American heiress hasn't ever been one to backpedal from a challenge—especially while now not even the Atlantic Ocean may perhaps hose down the patent wish working among them.

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The Art of Waiting by Christopher Jory

By Christopher Jory

Russia, 1943. a lady from Leningrad, a soldier from Venice, stand jointly at the fringe of barren region. he's a shadow of a guy, trapped at the back of twine, an enemy in her land. She takes whatever from her pocket, slips her hand throughout the cord, and catches her dermis on one of many barbs. Up comes a tiny sphere of blood. 'Have this,' the fellow takes the present - a small crust of bread, a bit piece of desire. Its reminiscence will preserve him alive on his lengthy trip domestic. And while domestic back, which method will he tip, which sentiment could be most powerful? His quiet love for the woman who kept his lifestyles, his unfulfilled hope for vengeance, a burning wish to see Fausto Pozzi ultimately pay the associated fee for the negative factor that he has performed?

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Written in My Own Heart's Blood (Outlander, Book 8) (US by Diana Gabaldon

By Diana Gabaldon

#1 long island occasions bestseller

In her now vintage novel Outlander, Diana Gabaldon instructed the tale of Claire Randall, an English ex-combat nurse who walks via a stone circle within the Scottish Highlands in 1946, and disappears... into 1743. the tale opened up from there in seven bestselling novels, and CNN has known as it "a grand experience written on a canvas that probes the center, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit throughout [centuries]." Now the tale keeps in Written in my very own Heart's Blood.

1778: France publicizes warfare on nice Britain, the British military leaves Philadelphia, and George Washington's troops go away Valley Forge in pursuit. At this second, Jamie Fraser returns from a presumed watery grave to find that his ally has married his spouse, his illegitimate son has found (to his horror) who his father fairly is, and his liked nephew, Ian, desires to marry a Quaker. in the meantime, Jamie's spouse, Claire, and his sister, Jenny, are busy selecting up the pieces.

The Frasers can simply be grateful that their daughter Brianna and her kinfolk are secure in twentieth-century Scotland. Or no longer. actually, Brianna is looking for her personal son, who used to be abducted by means of a guy decided to profit her family's secrets and techniques. Her husband, Roger, has ventured into the prior looking for the lacking boy... by no means suspecting that the article of his quest has now not left the current. Now, with Roger out of ways, the kidnapper can specialize in his actual aim: Brianna herself.

Written in my very own Heart's Blood is the bright subsequent bankruptcy in a masterpiece of the mind's eye in contrast to the other.

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Ada's Rules: A Sexy Skinny Novel by Alice Randall

By Alice Randall

Ada Howard is the spouse of the preacher at Nashville's complete Love Baptist Tabernacle. Witha entire congregation to assist are inclined to, plus the youngsters on the daycare the place she works, grown daughters, and ill mom and dad, Ada's busy caring for lots of people. She not often has time to keep up herself. And her husband's been so busy in recent times she's suspicious another lady might be taking good care of him ...

Then it comes: the statement of her 25-year reunion in twelve months' time, signed with a wink through her past love. Ada will get to puzzling over the thrills of younger love misplaced, and the a hundred or so kilos she's received, and he or she makes a decision it's excessive time for a beauty and health Revival. So she starts off laying down a few principles. the 1st rule is: Don't preserve Doing What You've consistently Been Doing. And so starts a protracted trip so as to much less weight and extra love. And so starts an extended journey... Ada's ideas is an motion plan to alter a physique and a lifestyles -- yet it's additionally approximately falling again in love with the lifestyles you've received.

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Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin

By Mark Helprin

Long island urban is subsumed in arctic winds, darkish nights, and white lighting, its lifestyles unfolds, for it's a rare hive of the mind's eye, the best condo ever equipped, and not anything exists which can cost its energy. One evening in wintry weather, Peter Lake--orphan and master-mechanic, makes an attempt to rob a fortress-like mansion at the top West Side.

Though he thinks the home is empty, the daughter of the home is domestic. therefore starts the affection among Peter Lake, a middle-aged Irish burglar, and Beverly Penn, a tender woman, who's dying.

Peter Lake, an easy, uneducated guy, as a result of a love that, at the start he doesn't absolutely comprehend, is pushed to forestall time and convey again the useless. His nice fight, in a urban ever alight with its personal power and beseiged through unheard of winters, is without doubt one of the most lovely and impressive tales of yankee literature.

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