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The Doomsday Key: A Sigma Force Novel

By James Rollins

James Rollins, the New York Times bestselling grasp of nail-biting suspense and old secret, combines state-of-the-art biotechnology with a centuries-old mystery in an apocalyptic tale that finds the place humankind is really headed

The Doomsday Key

At Princeton collage, a famed geneticist dies inside of a biohazard lab. In Rome, a Vatican archaeologist is located lifeless in St. Peter's Basilica. In Africa, a U.S. senator's son is slain outdoors a purple pass camp. the 3 murders on 3 continents undergo a frightening connection: the entire sufferers are marked by way of a Druidic pagan move burned into their flesh.

The weird and wonderful murders thrust Commander grey Pierce and Sigma strength right into a race opposed to time to resolve a riddle going again centuries, to a ghastly crime opposed to humanity hidden inside of a cryptic medieval codex. the 1st clue is found inside of a mummified corpse buried in an English peat bog--a grotesque mystery that threatens the USA and the world.

Aided by way of girls from his past--one his exlover, the opposite his new partner--Gray needs to piece jointly the frightening fact. however the revelations come at a excessive rate, and to avoid wasting the longer term, grey must sacrifice one of many ladies at his part. That on my own is probably not sufficient, because the real route to salvation is published in a depressing prophecy of doom.

Sigma strength confronts humankind's maximum possibility in an experience that races from the Roman Coliseum to the icy peaks of Norway, from the ruins of medieval abbeys to the misplaced tombs of Celtic kings. the last word nightmare is locked inside a talisman buried by way of a lifeless saint--an old artifact often called the Doomsday Key.

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Time to Hunt (Bob Lee Swagger)

By Stephen Hunter

He's the main risky guy alive.  He merely desires to dwell in peace together with his kin, and omit the conflict that just about killed him...

It's unlikely to happen.

Stephen Hunter's epic nationwide bestsellers, Point of Impact and Black Light, brought thousands of readers to Bob Lee Swagger, referred to as "Bob the Nailer," a heroic yet fallacious Vietnam battle veteran pressured two times to exploit his talents as a grasp sniper to protect his existence and his honor.  Now, in his grandest, such a lot intensely exciting experience but, Bob the Nailer needs to face his deadliest foe from Vietnam--and his personal demons--to shop his spouse and daughter.

During the latter days of the Vietnam battle, deep in-country, a tender idealistic Marine named Donny Fenn used to be shrink by means of a sniper's bullet as he set out on patrol with Swagger, who himself bought a grievous wound.  Years later Swagger married Donny's widow, Julie, and jointly they elevate their daughter, Nikki, on a ranch within the remoted Sawtooth Mountains in Idaho.  Although he struggles with the painful legacy of Vietnam, Swagger's maximum wish--to depart his violent earlier in the back of and reside quietly along with his family--seems to have come true.

Then one idyllic day, a guy, a lady, and a woman set out from the ranch on horseback.  High on a ridge above a mountain go, 1000 yards far-off, a relaxed, cold-eyed shooter, one of many world's maximum marksmen, friends via a telescopic sight on the 3 drawing close figures.

Out of his tortured prior, a mortal enemy has once more came upon Bob the Nailer.  Time to Hunt proves anew why such a lot of reflect on Stephen Hunter to be our greatest dwelling mystery writer.  With a plot that sweeps from the killing fields of Vietnam to the corridors of energy in Washington to the shadowy plots of the hot global order, Hunter promises all of the advanced, stay-up-all-night motion his lovers call for in a masterful story of family members heartbreak and foreign intrigue--and indicates why, for Bob Lee Swagger, it really is once more time to hunt.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Debt of Honor (A Jack Ryan Novel)

By Tom Clancy

Razio Yamata is one in every of Japan's so much influential industrialists, and a part of a comparatively small workforce of authority who wield large authority within the Pacific Rim's fiscal powerhouse.

He has devised a plan to cripple the yankee greatness, humble the U.S. army, and increase Japan to a place of dominance at the global stage.

Yamata's motivation lies in his wish to repay a Debt of Honor to his mom and dad and to the rustic he feels is chargeable for their deaths—America. All he wishes is a catalyst to set his plan in movement.

When the defective fuel tank on one Tennessee family's automobile results in their fiery demise, an opportunistic U. S. congressman makes use of the celebration to hurry a brand new exchange legislation in the course of the approach. The legislation is designed to squeeze Japan economically. in its place, it offers Yamata with the leverage he must placed his plan into action.

As Yamata's plan starts to spread, it turns into transparent to the area that somebody is launching a fully-integrated operation opposed to the U.S.. there is just one guy to determine who the offender is—Jack Ryan, the hot President's nationwide protection consultant.

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The Romanov Conspiracy: A Thriller

By Glenn Meade

Since July 1918, not anyone has been capable of clear up the mysterious disappearance of Princess Anastasia—until Dr. Laura Pavlov uncovers a few haunting clues during this mystery via the acclaimed, bestselling writer of The moment Messiah.

SOMETIMES MYSTERIES ARE by no means SOLVED. occasionally THERE are not any ANSWERS.

DR. LAURA PAVLOV, an American forensic archaeologist, is set to resolve a secret that gives you to make clear one of many 20th century’s maximum enigmas. Digging at the outskirts of the present-day Russian urban of Ekaterin­burg, the place the Romanov royal family members used to be accomplished in July 1918, Pavlov discovers a physique completely preserved within the permafrost of a disused mine shaft.

The is still supply dramatic new clues to the disappearance of the Romanovs, and specifically their well-known daughter, Princess Anastasia, whose homicide has consistently been in query. Pavlov’s discovery units her on an not likely trip to eire, the place a gently hidden account of a years-old covert mis­sion is ready to alter the permitted process global heritage and hurl her again into the past—into a maelstrom of deceit, secrets and techniques, and lies.

Drawn from old truth, The Romanov Conspiracy is a page-turning tale of affection and friendship established via conflict, and a determined conflict among revenge and redemption, set opposed to some of the most bloody and brutal revolu­tions in global historical past.

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Phoenix Island (Bram Stoker Award for Young Readers)

By John Dixon

WINNER OF THE BRAM STOKER AWARD FOR stronger fulfillment IN a tender grownup NOVEL

John Dixon’s severely acclaimed Phoenix Island reads like “Lord of the Flies meets Wolverine and Cool Hand Luke” (F. Paul Wilson, writer of Repairman Jack). For enthusiasts of The Bourne Identity, Alex Rider, and Melissa Marr.

The pass judgement on instructed Carl that someday he’d need to make a decision precisely what sort of individual he could turn into. yet on Phoenix Island, the alternative can be made for him.

A champion boxer with a pointy hook and a quick mood, sixteen-year-old Carl Freeman has been shuffled from foster domestic to foster domestic. He can’t appear to remain out of trouble—using his fists to shield weaker classmates from bullies. His most modern incident sends his opponent to the emergency room, and now the courtroom is sending Carl to the worst position in the world: Phoenix Island.

Classified as a “terminal facility,” it’s the tip of the road for delinquents who've no domestic, no relatives, and no destiny. situated someplace faraway the coast of the United States—and resistant to its laws—the island is a grueling Spartan-style boot camp run via sadistic drill sergeants who convey no mercy to their younger, orphan trainees. Sentenced to stick until eventually his eighteenth birthday, Carl plans to play through the principles, so he makes associates together with his wisecracking bunkmate, Ross, and a mysterious gray-eyed lady named Octavia. yet he makes enemies, too, and after a couple of tough scrapes, he earns himself the nickname “Hollywood” in addition to a string of punishments, together with a brutal evening within the “sweatbox.” yet that’s not anything in comparison to what awaits him within the “Chop Shop”—a mystery executive lab the place Carl is given anything he by no means dreamed of.

A new life…A new physique. a brand new mind. presents from the fatherly previous guy, who desires to remodel Carl into whatever he’s uncertain he desires to develop into. For this is often no traditional govt undertaking. Phoenix Island is floor 0 for the way forward for wrestle intelligence.

And for Carl, it’s just the start…

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By Chris Ryan

5 males. One theft. a perilous online game of greed, revenge and betrayal is ready to start.

Fresh out of the SAS, Matt Browning is down on his success. He owes -500,000. If he doesn't get the money quickly, he dies. From nowhere, he's provided a lifeline. successful on al-Queda, sanctioned and helped by means of MI5. Matt gathers a small workforce of former SAS males to thieve $10 million in gold and diamonds from the world's most dangerous terrorist supplier. MI5 will provide all of them the gear and data they wish. No fees will ever be pressed.

Matt thinks it's the fitting crime. secure, fast, and patriotic. yet after the cash is stolen, the killing starts off. a person is taking down the participants of the crew one after the other. A silent, professional murderer is stalking the staff, gruesomely murdering either them and their households. And Matt is familiar with that he's subsequent.

Greed is an explosive tale of what occurs while terrorism, cash, love and jealously combust.

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The Absolute: AND The Sacrifice (Animorphs S.)

Absolutely the: The Yeerks are directly to the Animorphs - and now they're in hiding. issues are falling aside, and for as soon as, Jake is probably not have the ability to make the choice that may store them...The Sacrifice: The battle among the Yeerks and the Animorphs remains to be raging. There aren't any extra secrets and techniques, yet there are many lies. The Animorphs are battling more durable than they ever idea they can. and they are approximately to stand the most important choice they have ever needed to make. a call which can holiday all of them.

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