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The Hounds of Rome - Mystery of a Fugitive Priest

By Tom Clancy

Father Steve Murphy, a Roman Catholic priest, pastor of a parish in an prosperous suburb of Washington, DC, respected by way of his parishioners, believes he's approximately to be increased to Monsignor. yet, instantly, he's transferred with out clarification to a short lived college educating publish. almost immediately after, he's ordered to a prison-like correctional monastery deep within the Sonora desolate tract of Arizona. Murphy understands that he has been a religious priest and is questioned and indignant that he has been thrown in with the derelicts of the Catholic clergy. on the monastery, he unearths that he has been forged one of the pedophiles, alcoholics, embezzlers and different severe offenders who the church hierarchy is pressuring to surrender or be defrocked. confident that God wishes him to proceed his ministry, he escapes. Murphy is now a fugitive, pursued by means of priests from the monastery who're little greater than thugs with others to "do no matter what it takes" to prevent him and go back him to the monastery, or maybe kill him, if useful. Why, Steve Murphy asks himself, is his church doing this to him?

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Night of Thunder: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel

By Stephen Hunter

New York Times bestselling writer Stephen Hunter sends former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger deep into the guts of NASCAR kingdom during this action-packed thriller.

Talk a few ride!

Woe unto he who crosses Bob Lee Swagger, specifically whilst his daughter’s existence is at stake. compelled off the line and right into a crash that leaves her in a coma, clinging to lifestyles, reporter Nikki Swagger had all started to peel again the onion of a Southern-fried-conspiracy effervescent with the entire angst, resentment, and disorder that Dixie gangsters can muster. An old, violent crime extended family, a potentially corrupt legislations enforcement constitution, gunmen of all stripes and shapes, and deranged evangelicals rear their grotesque heads and should stay to rue the day they certain the incorrect man’s daughter. It’s what you name your big-time undesirable profession stream. it all is decided opposed to the backdrop of pleasure and madness that just a weeklong NASCAR occasion can convey to the backwoods of a city as likely sleepy as Bristol, Tennessee.

A grasp on the most sensible of his online game, Hunter presents a number of exciting new purposes to learn as speedy as we will be able to. whilst Swagger alternatives up peeling the place his daughter left off, and his fast sword of justice is let out, we discover a real American hero in his such a lot lovely motion up to now. And—in the shape of Brother Richard, a self-decreed “Sinnerman” out of the previous fire-and-brimstone tradition—Hunter deals up his so much diabolical, attractive villain but. A triumph of tale, personality, and elegance, Night of Thunder is Stephen Hunter at his best possible.

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Il Cardinale Nero

By Margarita Torres

I segreti della Chiesa stanno in keeping with essere svelati Un'avvincente mystery storico di Margarita Torres Quale mistero nascondono le mappe segrete di Cristoforo Colombo? 1509. Salamanca. Nella famosa città universitaria, sede di un acceso scontro tra l’oscurantismo religioso e le nuove correnti filosofiche sull’orlo dell’eresia, fra’ Bartolomé, un illustre professore di astronomia, viene assassinato mentre lavora alla decodifica di alcune mappe appartenute a Cristoforo Colombo. Nel frattempo, giunge in città Isabel de Vargas, una giovane donna in fuga da un matrimonio combinato. Appena arrivata trova rifugio presso los angeles zia, Luisa de Medrano, l. a. prima donna della storia advert aver ottenuto una cattedra universitaria. Travestendosi da uomo in keeping with non dare nell’occhio, Isabel comincia a frequentare i corsi. Ma i delitti all’interno dell’università non sono terminati: c’è qualcuno che vuole occultare il frutto di ricerche e pericolose teorie. Così quando Luisa De Medrano viene incaricata di indagare, Isabel si ritrova coinvolta in una spirale di vicende sanguinose tra le strade malfamate di Salamanca e le sue biblioteche, un intreccio che los angeles porterà a scoprire i lati oscuri dell’Inquisizione, le mire segrete della Corona e il prezzo della libertà di pensiero. Un appassionante mystery storico ambientato in una delle culle della conoscenza della civiltà contemporanea. Salamanca,1509 Dagli archivi più inaccessibili ai vicoli malfamati della città I sicari dell’inquisizione sono sulle tracce del segreto di Cristoforo Colombo Un romanzo ricco di colpi di scena Un esordio straordinario che ha conquistato il mondo Margarita Torres È nata nel 1969 e insegna Storia medievale presso l’università di León. È autrice di numerose pubblicazioni scientifiche e si è guadagnata in step with due volte il Premio nazionale in line with giovani medievisti, conferito dalla società spagnola di Studi medievali. Nel 2000 ha ricevuto il Premio nazionale consistent with gli studi genealogici grazie alla sua tesi di dottorato sull’aristocrazia medievale di León e Castiglia, e nel 2004 le è stato concesso all’unanimità, dalla giuria dell’accademia internazionale di genealogia e araldica, il premio internazionale Florianne De Koskull. Il cardinale nero è il suo primo romanzo.

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Whispers in the Dark (A KGI Novel)

By Maya Banks

She got here to him whilst he wanted her the most.

  
She got here to him at his lowest aspect. The voice of an angel, a whisper at nighttime. She's the one factor that will get Nathan Kelly via his captivity, the never-ending days of torture and the terror that he will by no means go back to his relations. along with her aid, he is capable of break out. yet he is not really unfastened, simply because now she's disappeared and he is left with an all-consuming vacancy as he struggles to choose up the items of his existence. Did he think his angel? Or is she in the market, desiring his support as he'd as soon as wanted hers? 
 
Now he rushes to avoid wasting her sooner than it truly is too late.
Shea has been at the run from those that will cease at not anything to take advantage of her special talents. She by no means desired to drag Nathan, who'd already suffered rather a lot, into risk, yet she does not have a decision so she reaches out to him for support. ultimately face-to-face after having already shaped a soul-deep bond in hell, their emotional connection is much more strong than their telepathic one. Nathan refuses to contemplate ever letting her cross back, yet she concerns they could by no means have a existence freed from the risks that puppy her each step. he will safeguard her together with his each breath, yet can he persuade her that they're intended to stand those threats together?

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Map of Bones (Sigma Force)

By James Rollins

The bones result in historic mysteries and present-day terror . . . To keep on with them ability death.

in the course of a crowded carrier at a cathedral in Germany, armed intruders in priests' gowns unharness a nightmare of blood and destruction. however the killers haven't come for gold; they search a extra beneficial prize: the bones of the Magi who as soon as paid homage to a child savior . . . a treasure which can reshape the world.

With the Vatican in turmoil, Sigma strength below the command of Grayson Pierce leaps into motion, pursuing a perilous secret that weaves via websites of the Seven Wonders of the realm and ends on the doorstep of an historic, mystical, and terrifying mystery order. For there are people with darkish plans for the stolen sacred continues to be that may adjust the way forward for humankind . . . whilst technology and faith unite to unharness a horror no longer noticeable because the starting of time.

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Nightmares of Caitlin Lockyer (Nightmares Trilogy Book 1)

By Demelza Carlton

Six months in the past, Nathan's sister was once brutally murdered.
Now the 23-year-old playboy wishes just one factor: revenge.
Late at evening, Nathan trudges down the seashore the place his sister's physique was once chanced on. he is looking for solutions, yet all he reveals is a brand new nightmare: one other girl's tortured physique.
Only this one is not lifeless . . . but.
The not likely hero turns into the best suspect. Saving Caitlin's lifestyles used to be just the beginning. Nathan needs to win her belief and release the stories hidden in her nightmares to determine who is relatively liable . . .before it truly is too past due.

A tiny style of what is in store:

"Stay clear of her, Nathan. That woman is not reliable for you."
Stay clear of her? i would pass loopy with fear in an afternoon. "You do not know her."
Chris seemed grim. "Neither do you. Is there whatever you would not do for her?"
"Yes," I snapped. "I would not die for her."
Chris rotated to stare at me, her mouth striking open.
"Do you need to be aware of why?" I requested progressively. "I would not die for her simply because i would not be ready to guard her to any extent further. What if I overlooked one of many those who harm her? i could not take that possibility. She's too important."

Nightmares Trilogy:

Dark, stressful and positively going to debris together with your brain - Nightmares of Caitlin Lockyer is the 1st mental mystery in Demelza Carlton's Nightmares Trilogy, which include:

  • Nightmares of Caitlin Lockyer (#1)
  • worthwhile Evil of Nathan Miller (#2)
  • Afterlife of Alanna Miller (#3)

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The Attack (Animorphs, Book 26)

By K. A. Applegate

The Animorphs have met the Ellimist. He "helped" to avoid wasting the youngsters once they have been approximately to be eaten by means of a Taxxon. He "helped" to loose Hork-Bajir and restored Tobias's morphing skill. yet, even supposing the Ellimist has huge, immense energy, he isn't omnipotent. He has an enemy. The Crayak.

So, the Crayak and the Ellimist come to a decision conflict will turn out their final energy. yet they don't intend to struggle one another. The Ellimist will opt for the Animorphs, Ax, and Erek, the Chee; the Crayak will select his personal military. but when the Animorphs lose they are going to be erased from the universe altogether. And there'll be nobody left to struggle the Yeerks. . . .

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Crispin: The Cross of Lead (Crispin (Paperback))

By Avi

H "Avi's plot is engineered for max thrills, with twists, turns, and treachery aplenty. . . . A page-turner to thrill Avi's enthusiasts, it's going to depart readers hoping for a sequel."-Publishers Weekly (starred assessment) H " . . . [T]he booklet is a page-turner from commencing to finish . . . [A] meticulously crafted tale, choked with event, secret, and action." -School Library magazine (starred overview) "Historical fiction at its finest."-VOYA

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