Category Archives: Action

Dirty White Boys

By Stephen Hunter

They busted out of McAlester country Penitentiary--three escaped convicts going to flooring in a global unprepared for something like them....

Lamar Pye is prince of the soiled White Boys.  With a lion in his soul, he roars--for he's the meanest, deadliest animal at the loose....
Odell is Lamar's cousin, a hulking manchild with unfeeling eyes.  He lives for daddy Lamar.  Surely he'll die for him....
Richard's survival hangs on a cartoon: a crude drawing of a lion and a half-naked woman.  For this Lamar has enable Richard live...

Armed to teeth, Lamar and his boys have lower a course of terror around the Southwest, and driven one sturdy cop right into a concern of honor and conscience.  Trooper Bud Pewtie must have died as soon as at Lamar's hands.  Now they're approximately to satisfy again.  And this time, just one of them will stroll away....

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The Familiar (Animorphs, Book 41)

By K. A. Applegate

Jake is simply a typical child. good, as general as attainable contemplating he can morph animals, and he's in a warfare opposed to parasitic extraterrestrial beings. yet as incredible because it sounds, anything even stranger has occurred. One morning Jake wakes up, and he's twenty-five years old.   

Okay. might be it's a nightmare. or even Jake's simply misplaced it for some time and lost many years. And there's one other challenge. the area Jake-the-kid went to sleep in has replaced. It's governed by means of the Yeerks. Jake has to determine if the opposite Animorphs and Ax are nonetheless round. nonetheless by some means struggling with. Or if he's quite on his personal. . . .

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The Weakness (Animorphs, Book 37)

By K. A. Applegate

Whilst Jake has to depart city for a family members factor, the opposite Animorphs and Ax determine existence will pretty well be general until eventually he will get again. but if Tobias discovers Visser Three's most recent feeding position, the youngsters come to a decision they must cost it out.     

But there's no assigned chief. Now Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, Marco, and Ax have one other challenge: Who often is the most sensible one for the activity? simply because being accountable isn't simply guts and glory. It's approximately making judgements that may suggest the adaptation among existence . . . and demise.

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Excavation

By James Rollins

Excessive within the Andes, Dr. Henry Conklin discovers a 500-year-old mummy that are meant to no longer be there. whereas deep within the South American jungle, Conklin's nephew, Sam, stumbles upon a extraordinary website nestled among towering peaks, a spot hidden from human eyes for millions of years.

inventive traps were laid to ensnare the careless and unsuspecting, and wealth past imagining may be the gift for people with the braveness to stand the poor unknown. yet the place the perilous trip inward ends--in the chilly, shrouded center of a panoramic necropolis--something else is expecting Sam Conklin and his exploratory get together. something created by way of guy, but now not humanly attainable. whatever wondrous . . . anything terrifying.

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Black Light (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

Just one factor stands among a son and his father's killer: 40 years of lies..

On a distant Arizona ranch, a guy who has recognized loss, worry, and battle weeps for the 1st time on the grounds that he was once a child.  His tears are for the daddy taken from him 4 a long time prior to in a dangerous shoot-out.  And his grief will lead him again to where the place he was once born, the place his father died, and the place a brutal conspiracy is set to explode.

For Bob Lee Swagger, the realm replaced on that scorching day in Blue Eye, Arkansas, whilst neighborhood boys rode armed and wild in a '55 Fairlane convertible. Swagger's father, Earl, a country trooper, was once investigating the brutal homicide of a tender girl that day.  By middle of the night Earl Swagger lay useless in a abandoned cornfield.

Now Bob Lee desires answers.  He desires to comprehend the reality at the back of the shoot -out that took his father's lifestyles, a secret buried in 40 years of lies.  Because for Bob Lee Swagger, the killing did not finish that day in Blue Eye, Arkansas. The killing had simply begun...

Weaving jointly characters from his nationwide bestsellers Point of Impact and Dirty White Boys, Stephen Hunter's gripping mystery builds to a thrilling climax--and an explosion of gunfire that blasts open the secrets and techniques of 2 generations.

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Pandora's Temple (Blaine McCracken)

By Jon Land

What if Pandora's field have been genuine? Blaine McCracken unearths himself dealing with this very question--and the best danger to mankind--in his long-awaited return.

Rogue special-operations agent McCracken hasn't ever been shy approximately answering the decision, and this time it is available in the aftermath of a deep-water oil rig catastrophe that says the lifetime of a onetime member of his commando unit. The remnants of the rig and its lacking group lead him to the inescapable end that probably the most mysterious and lethal forces within the universe is guilty: darkish topic, either a unlimited resource of power strength and an unimaginably harmful weapon.

Joining forces back along with his trusty sidekick, Johnny Wareagle, McCracken races to prevent lethal enemies who wish the darkish topic in any respect expenses. a robust strength wealthy person and the chief of a eastern doomsday cult either search the last word prize for his or her personal nefarious purposes, and McCracken and Wareagle's project to defeat them takes the duo on a nonstop trip the world over and hundreds of thousands of years into the previous the place the reality lies within the historical Pandora's Temple, equipped to guard the world's strongest weapon.

McCracken's simply desire to avoid wasting the area is to discover the legendary temple. alongside the best way, he and Wareagle locate themselves up opposed to Mexican drug gangs, killer robots, a military assassins, and a mythical sea monster. The hero of 9 earlier best-selling thrillers, McCracken is used to the chances being stacked opposed to him, yet this time the stakes have by no means been higher.

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The Devil Colony (Sigma Force)

By James Rollins

About James Rollins

JAMES ROLLINS is a number 1 ny occasions bestselling writer of overseas thrillers which have been translated into greater than 40 languages. recognized for unveiling unseen worlds, clinical breakthroughs, and ancient secrets and techniques, Rollins' knack for breakneck pacing and beautiful originality has been hailed by way of critics and embraced via ratings of hundreds of thousands of readers round the world.

The Critics Rave

The big apple occasions says that his "roguish allure comes from his efforts to cajole readers the tale is credible [through] real-life resources for his novel's technology, historical past and geography." Rollins' infrequent combination of motion, suspense, and information used to be additionally pointed out through the Huffington submit, which said that "After Crichton gave up the ghost in 2008 he basically handed the baton to James Rollins, who like Crichton, is a renaissance man."

NPR calls his paintings "adventurous and greatly engrossing..." and the hot York magazine of Books had this to assert: "If you are a fan of shrewdpermanent, unique event fiction, this can be your summer season seashore learn writ large....All the technology, all of the historical past, and the entire destinations are masterfully intertwined. The characters are multi-dimensional. And the tale is, good, a corker."

The tale Teller's Story

As a boy immersed within the clinical adventures of document Savage, the wonders of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells, and pulps resembling The Shadow, The Spider, and The Avenger, James Rollins made up our minds he desired to be a author. He honed his storytelling talents early, spinning intricate stories that have been usually on the middle of pranks performed on his brothers and sisters.

Before he may set heroes and villains on harrowing adventures, Rollins launched into a profession in veterinary drugs, graduating from the collage of Missouri and constructing a profitable veterinary perform. This hands-on wisdom of medication and technological know-how is helping form the examine and clinical hypothesis that set James Rollins books apart.

Explosive Page-Turning Adventures

The unique locales of James Rollins novels have emerged as a hybrid among mind's eye, study, and his broad travels through the usa and Europe, in addition to New Zealand, the South Pacific, China, Southeast Asia, Africa, Australia, and South the USA. contemporary jaunts contain publication excursions and forestalls around the kingdom and a number of other ecu international locations to provide talks, seminars, and media interviews.In contemporary years, a lot of James' commute has concerned assembly readers in small and big teams, at writing and fan meetings, or even aboard seagoing "seminars." James' mentoring and training talents have made him a wanted writing teacher and visitor speaker for workshops, symposia, conventions, and different boards through the country.

James Rollins is the writer of 9 thrillers within the bestselling Sigma strength sequence (Sandstorm, Map of Bones, Black Order, The Judas pressure, The final Oracle, The Doomsday Key, The satan Colony, Bloodline, and the attention of God); six person experience thrillers; and the Jake Ransom heart grade sequence (Jake Ransom and the cranium King's Shadow, Jake Ransom and the Howling Sphinx.)

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A Crying Shame (Jesse Watson Mysteries, Book 3)

By Ann Mullen

Jesse and Billy go back from their holiday in basic terms to find that Claire is in a nation of panic. Her soon-to-be ex-husband, Carl, has abducted her little ones! In Claire’s absence, he confident her mother to enable him take Benny and Carrie into city for ice cream. Minnie, surprised by means of his unexpected visual appeal, yet grateful that he had ultimately proven a few curiosity in his little ones, agreed to his request. He had pushed the entire method from Washington, D. C. to determine his kids—what may possibly it very likely damage? but if Carl fails to come as promised, a past due evening project to rescue the kids ensues. Billy enlists the aid of his 3 brothers and shortly an easy plan is devised. The retrieval is pulled off and Benny and Carrie are reunited with their mom. although, the venture was once now not with no problems. The dialog among Carl and Billy had develop into heated, and blows have been exchanged. Blood was once spilled. the following day, Carl turns up lacking. Is Carl useless, or is that this one other considered one of his sensible jokes? Frank Trainum of the D.C. Police division is set to determine. With the aid of the Charlottesville Police division and the Greene County Sheriff’s place of work, an entire research starts. whereas Billy is facing the police, and while investigating an unrelated case related to the dying of Vicki Cherry, Jesse and Claire head to D.C. in hopes of unraveling the secret of Carl’s disappearance. Their goal is to look his residence for clues, yet as a substitute, they observe the physique of 1 of his company affiliates. difficulty isn't some distance in the back of as Jesse and Claire flee D.C. to avoid wasting themselves from a psychotic killer who has grew to become her attractions on them, and may cease at not anything!

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Wild Justice

By Wilbur Smith

Wild Justice via Wilbur Smith

It starts off as a regimen journey to South Africa. It leads to a nightmare for four hundred passengers taken hostage. The hijacker is a gorgeous pawn for an elusive figure--codename Caliph, whose crusade of terror has simply began. And the single guy who rescued Flight 070 is the one guy who can cease Caliph lifeless in his tracks.

His identify is significant Peter Stride, commanding agent of a crack workforce of anti-terrorist operatives. he is used to doing battle--and profitable. but if his assistance is sought by way of the mysterious widow of 1 of Caliph's sufferers, and his personal daughter is abducted, Stride plunges right into a darker and extra own struggle than ever sooner than. A conflict that may take him around the oceans and continents, toward a stunning betrayal...and nearer nonetheless to a madman who has the facility to damage the realm and who is aware Stride's each move--down to what may be his final one...

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