Category Archives: Action

Altar of Eden

By James Rollins

Baghdad falls . . . and armed males are obvious looting town zoo. Amid a hail of bullets, a hid underground lab is ransacked--and whatever awful is determined free upon the world.

Seven years later, Louisiana nation veterinarian Lorna Polk investigates an deserted shipwrecked fishing trawler wearing unique caged animals, a part of a black industry smuggling ring. yet there's something disturbingly flawed with those beasts--each an unsettling mutation of the ordinary order, all sharing one uncanny trait: enormously heightened intelligence.

Joining forces with U.S. Border Patrol Agent Jack Menard--a guy who stocks along with her a depressing and bloody past--Lorna units out to discover the reality approximately this unusual shipment and the terrorist hazard it poses. simply because a beast escaped the shipwreck and is working amok--and what's approximately to be born upon the altar of Eden may possibly threaten not just the way forward for the area however the very origin of what it skill to be human.

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Mutation (Remnants, 5)

The best-selling writer of ANIMORPHS and EVERWORLD offers a clean, interesting, and gritty new science-fiction sequence that mixes a bit 2001, a bit Armageddon, and an entire lot of a action!

Caught within the bowels in their unusual new international, Mo' metal and Billy Weir come upon a misplaced Remnant, Kubric DiSalvo. yet Kubric has been horribly replaced. The send has remodeled him, changing his epidermis with a clear plastic coating. Scared and awed by way of the ship's vicious energy, the gang attempts to rejoin their friends.
But the opposite Remnants are at risk, too, in one other stratum of the send. Yago and Jobs are caught in a computer-generated sea conflict, and cannot agree on any type of procedure. Cannons are blasting and items of the send splinter throughout them.
Mo' Steel's staff does achieve the others, yet no longer in time to help...until Billy mysteriously communicates with the ship's strong middle. yet will his unusual previous aid him to understand-or even control-the send in time?

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The Revelation (Animorphs, Book 45)

By K. A. Applegate

Issues have been already particularly bizarre. battling extraterrestrial beings. scuffling with to have Earth. And nonetheless attempting to be common. Marco, the opposite Animorphs, and Ax are nearly used to it. yet issues are altering. The Yeerk invasion of Earth began passively. Secretly. yet now, every thing appears to be like stepped up. Even Marco's father is speaking approximately a few best mystery undertaking at his activity. whatever approximately constructing Zero-space . . .

Marco doesn't even recognize no matter if his father is a Controller. yet he does comprehend he's not likely to allow the Yeerks win this one. They've already bought his mom. And Marco will do whatever it takes to save lots of his father. something . . .

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The Teeth of the Tiger (A Jack Ryan Novel)

By Tom Clancy

A guy named Mohammed sits in a café in Vienna, approximately to suggest a deal to a Colombian. Mohammed has a robust community of brokers and sympathizers all through Europe and the center East, and the Colombian has an both robust drug community all through the United States. What in the event that they have been to shape an alliance, to mix all their resources and connections? the opportunity of gains will be enormous—and the possibility of destruction unimaginable.

In the courageous New international of terrorism—where anyone with a spare AK-47, a data of kitchen chemistry, or just the need to die can turn into a player—the previous principles not follow. it doesn't matter what new governmental firms come into being, the single actually potent ones are those who are speedy and agile, freed from oversight and restrictions...and outdoor the system.

Way outdoor the system.

In a nondescript place of work development in suburban Maryland, the company Hendley affiliates does a ecocnomic company in shares, bonds, and overseas currencies, yet its real project is sort of assorted: to spot and find terrorist threats, after which take care of them, in no matter what demeanour helpful. validated with the data of President John Patrick Ryan, "the Campus" is often looking for promising new expertise, its recruiters scattered through the defense force and govt agencies—and 3 males are approximately to go its radar.

The first is Dominic Caruso, a rookie FBI agent, slightly a yr out of Quantico, whose decisive activities unravel a very brutal kidnap/murder case. the second one is Caruso's brother, Brian, a Marine captain simply again from his first wrestle motion in Afghanistan, and already a guy to observe. And the 3rd is their cousin...a younger guy named Jack Ryan, Jr.

Jack was once raised on intrigue. As his father moved in the course of the ranks of the CIA after which into the White residence, Jack obtained a lifestyles path on the earth and how it operates from brokers, statesmen, analysts, mystery carrier males, and black ops experts similar to John Clark and Ding Chavez. He desires to placed all of it to paintings now—but whilst he knocks at the entrance door of "the Campus," he unearths that not anything has ready him for what he's approximately to come across. For it really is certainly a unique global in the market, and in here...and it really is approximately to turn into way more risky.

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Back To Before - Megamorphs #4 (Animorphs)

Jake's ultimately weakened. After a grisly conflict, the Drode deals the Animorphs' chief an break out from the terrifying strain. he will opposite the choice to begin the Animorphs. Now, there isn't any morphing, no missions, and no wisdom of the Yeerks. that's, till very unusual issues start to occur and Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie, Marco and Ax are pressured to confront their new fact.

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Pale Horse Coming

By Stephen Hunter

The 12 months is 1951. A gentle speaking Chicago legal professional has come to talk with Sam Vincent, a former prosecutor, a few risky unknown - a jail for violent black convicts in Thebes, Mississippi, a spot of many questions yet no solutions. could Sam, a white guy and a Southener, be keen to enquire? whilst Sam vanishes within the mists and swamps, his outdated good friend Earl Swagger packs his gun and heads to Thebes the place he discovers sinister secrets and techniques that cross a long way past the legal partitions. the total city guards itself from nosy strangers with a personal military of brutal, gun-toting, klan variety thugs and rednecks. After slightly escaping, Earl vows to correct issues and reclaim Thebes from the throes of a sinister conspiracy. yet first, he enlists a little bit aid from his associates.

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Sandstorm (Sigma Force)

By James Rollins

The explosive first event in James Rollins' bestselling Sigma strength series!

A freak explosion within the British museum in London ignites a dangerous race for an earth-shaking energy resource buried deep underneath the sands of historical past. Painter Crowe is an agent for Sigma strength, a covert arm of the safeguard division tasked with protecting risky medical discoveries out of enemy palms. whilst an historical artifact issues the way in which towards the mythical "Atlantis of the Sands," Painter needs to commute internationally looking for the misplaced city-and a harmful energy past imagining.

But Painter has festival. A band of ruthless mercenaries, led by way of a former pal and best friend, also are purpose on claiming the prize, and they'll damage a person who will get of their way.

Ancient historical past collides with state of the art science-with the protection of the realm at stake!

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Dead Centre (Nick Stone, Book 14)

By Andy McNab

The new Nick Stone mystery from the bestselling writer of Bravo Zero.
 
January 2005: Nick Stone is in tsunami hit Banda Aceh on a role to retrieve incriminating proof of an oil deal. whilst looters arrive a struggle breaks out and a guy, Mong, is killed. Nick makes a promise to his lifeless good friend to guard his widow, Tracey.
 
March 2011: Nick is in Moscow filling his days at a personal gun diversity whilst he's lifted through heavies and brought to satisfy an oligarch. The oligarch wishes Nick to trace down his abducted spouse and son. It transpires that the oligarch has married Tracey and so Nick is given the chance to fulfil his promise to Mong. Nick follows the path from Mogadishu to Nairobi, from Courchevelski to Bristol, on a venture to solve this advanced and explosive plot. He ultimately tracks down Tracey and her son and leads a rescue venture, all weapons blazing, in basic terms to discover that Tracey is useless and the boy is missing.
 
There's just one guy the boy could be with, and one position, which merely Nick knows... Nick is going after him, and he has vengeance to wreak.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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