By Leslie Langtry
Dakota Bombay prided himself on his blond Bond image---bad-guy killer through day, lady-killer via evening. Then his lifestyles will get either shaken and stirred by means of an irate grandmother hard a advertising and marketing plan for the kin assassination enterprise, a precocious six-year-old son Dak by no means knew he had, and a mysterious redhead who is erased his decades-old choice for blondes.
all at once the perennial playboy is knee deep in pie charts and pondering he can have chanced on the fitting mother for his boy. She's shrewdpermanent, humorous, and directs a funeral domestic no less---what might be larger? Now if he can simply take out a staff of rival assassins with out getting killed himself, they could all dwell trigger-happily ever after.
By Peter S. Beagle
A kindly raven brings nutrition to and is the better half of a guy who has taken safe haven in an deserted mausoleum in a brand new York urban cemetery for nineteen years.
Title: A superb & deepest Place
Author: Beagle, Peter S.
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publication Date: 2007/05/28
Number of Pages: 264
Binding kind: PAPERBACK
Library of Congress: bl2007019271
By SHARON SALA
Sharon Sala, the writer of over 17 renowned modern novels, brings readers the tale of a girl who needs to come face-to-face together with her previous as a way to placed her fears in the back of her. deserted as a baby by way of her mom, she is wanting to love, yet afraid to trust--and scared of what she doesn't consider. .
By Helen Bianchin
Kayla got rid of Spanish billionaire Duardo Alvarez's marriage ceremony ring after simply seventy-two hours of marriage.But now determined situations have pressured Kayla to beg her ex-husband for support. Duardo's expense is excessive: marry him back, or he will stroll away.A trophy spouse by means of day and Duardo's mistress through evening, Kayla discovers her "duty" marriage is as passionate as ever….
By Stuart Sim
The detective determine in modern American crime fiction more and more will depend on revenge to lead to justice in a society the place there was a pointy decline in ethical values. This learn demonstrates how the proposal of the detective as an ethical exemplar or heroic excellent breaks down within the works of writers resembling James Ellroy and Sara Paretsky.
By H.L. Kundu
A myth of the longer term that sheds a blazing severe mild at the present--considered to be Aldous Huxley's so much enduring masterpiece.
''Mr. Huxley is eloquent in his announcement of an artist's religion in guy, and it truly is his eloquence, sour in assault, noble in safety, that, whilst one has closed the e-book, one remembers.'' --Saturday overview of Literature
''A exceptional racy narrative, jam-packed with a lot very good satire and literary horseplay.'' --Forum
''It is as glowing, provocative, as tremendous, within the applicable feel, as awesome advertisements the day it used to be released. this is often partly simply because its prophetic voice has remained strangely modern, either in its specific forecasts and in its normal tone of semiserious alarm. however it is way extra as the booklet succeeds as a piece of art...This is definitely Huxley's most sensible book.'' --Martin eco-friendly
Duiker's finished, balanced historical past of the area within the 20th and twenty-first centuries will give you context for reading the occasions that you just pay attention approximately within the information on a daily basis. you are going to view historical past from the wider international point of view, whereas while gaining perception into the specified personality of person civilizations and areas. to make sure that you should have a well-rounded knowing of the main decisive moments lately, Duiker integrates political, financial, social, and cultural historical past right into a easily written narrative. The 5th variation textual content features a specific insert that publications you in utilizing the text's many special maps and is helping you the way to make very important connections among geography and the flip of old occasions. extra instruments comprise timelines that spotlight and distinction various cultures and nations--giving you an "at-a-glance," holistic point of view on eras and their defining occasions; pictures from William Duiker's personal assortment for a more in-depth, extra own examine the area we are living in; and primary-source records that illustrate and make clear key issues.
By Theodore Sturgeon
Charlie Johns has been snatched from his domestic on sixty one North thirty fourth road and dropped at the unusual destiny international of Ledom. right here, violence is a imprecise and unbelievable concept. expertise has triumphed over starvation, overpopulation, pollutants, even time and area. yet there's a swap Charlie reveals much more surprising: gender is a specific thing of the prior. Venus Plus X is Theodore Sturgeon's incredible evocation of a civilization for whom tensions among female and male and the human preoccupation with intercourse not exist.
As Charlie Johns explores Ledom and its humans, he unearths that the human precepts he holds expensive are profane during this new international. yet has Charlie realized all there's to understand approximately this complex society? And why are the Ledom so cause on gaining Charlie's approval? Unsettling, compelling, and a minimum of visionary, this is technology fiction at its boldest: a singular whose knowledge and lyricism make it probably the most unique and insightful speculations on gender ever produced.