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Download E-books Star Corps (The Legacy Trilogy, Book 1) PDF

By Ian Douglas

In the future,
earth's warriors have
conquered the heavens.

But on a far off world,
Humanity is in chains ...

Many millennia in the past, the human race was once enslaved by way of the An -- a fearsome alien humans whose merciless empire as soon as spanned the galaxies, until eventually they have been defeated and consigned to oblivion. yet a learn undertaking to the planet Ishtar has made a terrifying -- and deadly -- discovery: the Ahanu, ancestors of the previous masters, live to tell the tale, faraway from the succeed in of Earth -- born guns and expertise ... and tens of hundreds of thousands of captive human souls nonetheless bow to their iron will. Now Earth's Interstellar Marine Expeditionary Unit needs to adopt a rescue operation as inconceivable because it is key to humankind's destiny, embarking on a ten-year voyage to a antagonistic international to stand an entrenched enemy pushed by means of desires of earlier glory and motive once again on domination. if you happen to, for numerous generations, have identified not anything yet toil and subjugation has to be granted, in any respect expenses, the valuable reward entitled to all in their star-traveling type: freedom!

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Download E-books The Sixth Extinction (Sigma Force, Book 10) PDF

By James Rollins

In a masterful epic that mixes undying secret and ripped-from-the-headlines medical intrigue, manhattan instances bestselling writer James Rollins takes humankind to its endpoint, to a destiny inscribed in rock and ice in an occasion referred to as The sixth Extinction

Life continually reveals a manner. . . .

A army study station buried within the distant Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California publicizes a frantic misery name that ends with a chilling order:

"This is sierra, victor, whiskey. There's been a breach. Failsafe initiated. irrespective of the result: Kill us . . . kill us all."

The web site is a part of TECOMM, the U.S. military try out Command. whilst aid arrives to enquire, they notice that everybody within the lab is dead—not simply the scientists, yet each residing factor for 50 sq. miles is annihilated: each animal, plant, and bug, even micro organism. The land is totally sterile—and the blight is spreading.

Only one staff on the earth has the medical wisdom and army precision to address this challenge: Commander grey Pierce and Sigma. The lifeless scientists have been engaged on a mystery venture, discovering greatly varied types of existence in the world, lifestyles which can swap our knowing of biology and humanity itself. yet whatever trigger an explosion within the lab, and now Sigma needs to deal with the apocalyptic aftermath.

To hinder the inevitable, they need to decipher a futuristic hazard that rises out of the far-off past—a time while Antarctica was once eco-friendly and existence on the earth used to be balanced on a knife's side. Following a desirable path of clues buried in an historic map rescued from the misplaced Library of Alexandria, Sigma will make a surprising discovery regarding a prehistoric continent and a brand new kind of existence and loss of life buried below miles of ice. grey Pierce and his devoted workforce needs to race via eons of time and throughout far-off continents to decipher millennia-old secrets and techniques out of the frozen previous and untangle mysteries buried deep within the darkest jungles of at the present time, as they face their maximum problem but: preventing the 6th extinction—the finish of humankind.

But is it already too late?

The sixth Extinction combines pulsating event, exciting historical past, and state of the art advances in technology and know-how in an exciting white-knuckle experience that gives you as in basic terms James Rollins can.

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Download E-books History of the Rain: A Novel PDF

By Niall Williams

Longlisted for the 2014 guy Booker Prize

We are our tales. We inform them to stick alive or preserve alive those that in simple terms reside now within the telling. that is the way it turns out to me, being alive for a short while, the teller and the told.

So says Ruthie Swain. The bedridden daughter of a useless poet, domestic from collage after a cave in (Something Amiss, the medical professionals say), she is attempting to discover her father via stories--and via generations of relations historical past in County Clare (the Swains have the written tales, from salmon-fishing journals to poems, and the maternal MacCarrolls have the oral) and during her personal writing (with its Superabundance of Style). Ruthie turns additionally to the books her father left at the back of, his library transposed to her bed room and stacked at the ground, which she pledges to paintings her method via whereas she's nonetheless living.

In her attic room, with the rain dashing down the home windows, Ruthie writes eire, with its climate, its rivers, its lilts, and its lows. The tales she uncovers and recounts convey again to lifestyles a number of generations buried during this soil--and they may simply carry her again into the realm back, too.

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Download E-books Far from Home PDF

By Anne Bennett

A relocating kinfolk drama of 1 younger woman's struggle to outlive and to discover a spot to name domestic 1938: Sixteen-year-old Kate Monroe resides in Birmingham, far-off from her kin in eire. Her mom and dad have consistently doted on her siblings, Sally and James, leaving no time for her. Kate harbours a gloomy mystery, a deep eager for her cousin. emotions she needs to suppress during this deeply staunch Irish-Catholic group - whether they're reciprocated. Crazed by way of her infatuation, Kate is left with out choice, except to up-roots once again and search out a brand new lifestyles, distant from the temptation of Tim Monroe. Will Kate locate real love, or will distance make the center develop fonder?

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Download E-books Elective Affinities (Penguin Classics) PDF

Condemned as immoral while it used to be first released, this novel displays the clash Goethe felt among his recognize for the conventions of marriage and the opportunity of spontaneous passion.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more suitable through introductions and notes through unique students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Creepers PDF

On a chilly October evening, 5 humans assemble in a run-down lodge at the Jersey shore and start arrangements to wreck into the Paragon lodge. inbuilt the respect days of Asbury Park through a reclusive millionaire, the really good constitution - which foreshadowed the beauties of artwork deco structure - is now boarded up and marked for demolition.

The 5 everyone is "creepers", the slang time period for city explorers: urban archeologists with a keenness for investigating deserted constructions and their loss of life secrets and techniques. in this night, they're joined by means of a reporter who desires to profile them - anonymously, as this is often hugely criminal activity - for a New York Times article.

Frank Balenger, a sandy-haired, broad-shouldered reporter with a made up our minds air of secrecy approximately him, is not trying to find only a tale, although. And after the gang enters the rat-infested tunnel resulting in the inn, it turns into transparent that he'll get even more than he bargained for. hazard, terror, and dying watch for the creepers in a spot ravaged by means of time and redolent of evil.

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Download E-books Stone and Anvil (Star Trek: New Frontier) PDF

By Peter David

Captain MacKenzie Calhoun is certainly one of Starfleet's most interesting, a highly-trained Captain answerable for the leading edge send often called the USS Excalibur. but he was once now not regularly destined for Starfleet. issues might have been very different...Twenty years ahead of he got here to command the Excalibur, he used to be the successful teenage figurehead of the rebel that freed his domestic planet from alien domination. A wild and hardened killer, at nineteen years previous he's already a pacesetter of fellows. yet what is going to he do whilst his purely target -- his fight to overthrow the Danteri rule -- is completed? chanced on via Captain Picard of the USS Stargazer, who detects in him the seeds of attainable greatness, he's given a decision with a purpose to switch his lifestyles ceaselessly. less than the counsel of Jean-Luc Picard, he abandons the pathway to demise and ignominy on his domestic international, and chooses in its place to enrol at Starfleet Academy, a spot completely against the values of independence and uprising he realized as a formative years. the line from uncooked recruit to Starfleet Officer hasn't ever been rougher. And Mackenzie Calhoun's trip isn't under interesting, instructed the following as in basic terms Peter David can inform it.

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Download E-books Trill and Bajor (Worlds of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Book 2) PDF

By Andy Mangels, Michael A. Martin

Inside each federation and each empire, at the back of each hero and each villain, there are the worlds that outline them. within the aftermath of team spirit and within the bold culture of "Spock's international, the ultimate mirrored image, " and "A sew in Time, " the civilizations such a lot heavily tied to "Star Trek: Deep area Nine" can now be skilled as by no means before...in stories either sweeping and intimate, reflective and prophetic, eerily commonplace and completely alien.TRILL: they seem to be a individuals with secrets and techniques. for hundreds of years they saved their real nature hidden, even taking demanding steps to guard the small inhabitants of near-immortal symbionts with whom a privileged few Trill are joined, physique, brain, and soul. they seem to be a those that carry reminiscence to be sacred, but deny their very own prior. Now amid a whirlwind of scandal, accusations, and becoming civil unrest, Ezri Dax needs to penetrate millennia of lies and deceptions, and rediscover what shouldn't ever were forgotten, ahead of her civilization rips itself apart.

BAJOR: The honeymoon is over. Following the euphoria of Bajor's marriage to the Federation, the true enterprise of creating that unionwork has began. yet even on a global the place politics and faith are intertwined, conflicting visions of Bajor's function within the interstellar enviornment divide the planet's management. As newly minted Captain Kira Nerys units the tone for the type of Starfleet officer she's going to be, First Minister Asarem makes a daring movement to outline Bajor's voice within the Federation, whereas the again Benjamin Sisko prepares for a futurethat purely he, as but, can see.

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Download E-books Spark of Life: A Novel PDF

By James Stern

In Spark of lifestyles, a strong vintage from the popular writer of All Quiet at the Western entrance, one man’s dream of freedom evokes a valiant resistance opposed to the Nazi battle machine.
 
For ten years, 509 has been a political prisoner in a German focus camp, persevering within the such a lot hellish stipulations. Deathly vulnerable, he nonetheless has his wits approximately him and he senses that the tip of the battle is close to. If he and the opposite dwelling corpses in his barracks can carry on for liberation—or strength their own—then their anguish would not have been in vain.
 
Now the SS who run the camp are ratcheting up the fear. yet their expectancies are jaded and their defenses are down. it truly is attainable that the brave but extraordinarily susceptible prisoners have barely enough left in them to withstand. And in the event that they die combating, they're going to die all alone phrases, dishonest the Nazis out in their devil’s contract.
 
“The international has a good author in Erich Maria Remarque. he's a craftsman of definitely first rank, a guy who can bend language to his will. no matter if he writes of fellows or of inanimate nature, his contact is delicate, company, and sure.”—The big apple occasions booklet Review

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download E-books The Yada Yada Prayer Group Gets Rolling (The Yada Yada Prayer Group, Book 6) (With Celebrations and Recipes) PDF

By Neta Jackson

A devastating fireplace wakes up the Yadas to a brand new truth: God is at the move.

What i might prefer to understand is, why does God maintain rearranging my convenience area? it will probably have anything to do with my Yada Yada prayer sisters, who should not afraid to get in every one other's faces and have a tendency to count on monstrous issues from God.

But to maneuver ahead, occasionally we need to permit move of what is at the back of. inspite of the lack of expensive pals. despite the breakup of a teenage love. despite the curse of HIV. despite felony time placing over the top of a cherished baby. despite hearth eating the hopes of these who've nothing.

Yet out of the ashes, God is doing a brand new factor! it is time for the Yadas to press on, pray on, and get rolling!

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