By Karen Maitland
1210 and a black strength is sweeping England. For a vengeful King John has seized regulate of the Church, leaving corpses to lie in unconsecrated floor, infants unbaptized of their cradles and the folk scared of death in sin. And within the village of Gastmere, the results develop darker nonetheless whilst Elena, a servant woman, is dragged right into a conspiracy to absolve the sins of the lord of the manor. because the terrors that quickly start to plague Elena's sleep develop darker, in desperation she visits the crafty lady, who has been looking ahead to simply such a chance to fulfil an historical curse conjured on the gallows. Elena, haunted by means of this curse and threatened with loss of life for against the law she didn't dedicate, flees the village ...only to discover her nightmare has slightly started. For treachery lurks in each shadow as King John's brutal reign makes enemies of brothers, murderers of virgins and sinners folks all.
By Greg Bear
This Nebula Award finalist follows present-day occasions within which the fears in regards to the nuclear annihilation of the area subsided after the chilly warfare and the terror of chemical struggle spilled over into the empty void it left in the back of. an awesome step forward in genetic engineering made through Vergil Ulam is taken into account too risky for extra learn, yet instead of wreck his paintings, he injects himself together with his production and walks out of his lab, blind to simply how his activities will switch the realm. writer Greg Bear’s therapy of the normal story of clinical hubris is either suspenseful and a compelling portrait of a brand new intelligence rising among us, irrevocably altering our world.
STARFLEET CORPS OF ENGINEERS
The da Vinci is returning to Hidalgo Station,a run-down previous spacedock that has visible greater a long time, so as to choose up Commander Sonya Gomez from a much-needed shore go away. but if they come they locate that Gomez has taken the station hostage, and is making insane calls for -- in the event that they usually are not met, she'll blow up the station.
nobody is extra shocked than Gomez herself, who's trapped inside of Hidalgo's keep watch over middle without means out -- and no strategy to cease her shipmates from considering she's long past mad. on my own, the S.C.E.'s chief needs to be able out of her seize ahead of her shipmates take drastic motion!
By Beverly Cleary
Can imaginitive Emily make her greatest dream come true
Can imaginitive Emily make her greatest dream come true?
Spunky Emily Bartlett lives in an outdated farmhouse in Pitchfork, Oregon'at a time whilst cars are brand-new innovations and libraries are a luxurious few small cities can come up with the money for. Her runaway mind's eye leads her to bleach a horse, carry a truly frightening sleepover, and feed the hogs an strange deal with. yet can she use her energetic brain to assist deliver a library to Pitchfork?
Adventure is lovely scarce in Pitchfork, Oregon. So why will not Emily bleach Dad's outdated plow horse or try out a few of her different principles? "Written with Cleary's accepted heat and humor...The time of the tale, approximately 1920, is delightfully dropped at life."-BooklistAdventure is lovely scarce in Pitchfork, Oregon. So why won't Emily bleach Dad's outdated plow horse or attempt a few of her different principles? "Written with Cleary's normal heat and humor...The time of the tale, approximately 1920, is delightfully delivered to life."-Booklist
By Bernard Cornwell
Be ready for scenes of serious motion & heroics
"Then why visit an enemy harbor?" requested Sharpe.
"To catch it, in fact, why else?" Cochrane checked out Sharpe as if the Rifleman used to be mad. "We've received a boat, we have now males, we've guns, so what the hell else may still we be doing?"
"But the send is sinking."
"Then the bloody send may perhaps besides do whatever priceless earlier than it vanishes."
Sharpe had met Spain's satan, and his identify used to be Cochrane.
Soldier, hero, rogue—the guy you usually wish in your facet. Born in poverty, he joined the military to flee reformatory and climbed the ranks through sheer brutal braveness. He understands no different kin than the regiment of the ninety fifth Rifles, whose eco-friendly jacket he proudly wears.
By Friedrich Glauser
“After interpreting Friedrich Glauser's darkish journey de strength In Matto's Realm, it is easy to work out why the German identical of the Edgar Allan Poe Award is dubbed ‘The Glauser.’”—The Washington Post
Praise for the Sergeant Studer series:
“Thumbprint is an outstanding instance of the craft of detective writing in a interval which fanatics will regard because the golden age of crime fiction.”—The Sunday Telegraph
“In Matto’s Realm is a gem that includes echoes of Dürrenmatt, Fritz Lang’s movie M and Thomas Mann’s The Magic Mountain. either a compelling secret and an illuminating, finely wrought mainstream novel.”—Publishers Weekly
When, in later years, Sergeant Studer instructed the tale of the Chinaman, he referred to as it the tale of 3 locations, because the case opened up in a Swiss nation lodge, in a poorhouse, and in a horticultural university. 3 locations and murders. Anna Hungerlott, supposedly lifeless from gastric influenza, left at the back of handkerchiefs with lines of arsenic. One foggy November morning the enigmatic James Farny, nicknamed the Chinaman via Studer, used to be stumbled on mendacity on Anna’s grave. Murdered, a unmarried pistol shot to the guts that didn't pierce his garments. this is often the fourth within the Sergeant Studer series.
Friedrich Glauser is a mythical determine in eu crime writing. He was once a morphine and opium addict a lot of his existence and commenced writing crime novels whereas an inmate of the Swiss asylum for the insane at Waldau.
By Sue Monk Kidd
The multimillion-copy–bestselling first novel via the writer of The Invention of Wings, coming from Viking in January 2014
The mystery lifetime of Bees used to be a New York Times bestseller for greater than and a part years, a Good Morning America “Read This” booklet membership choose and used to be made into an award-winning movie starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, and Alicia Keys. A coming of age story set in South Carolina in 1964, The mystery lifetime of Bees will entice lovers of Kathryn Stockett’s The Help and Beth Hoffman’s Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, and tells the tale of Lily Owens, whose lifestyles has been formed round the blurred reminiscence of the afternoon her mom was once killed.
When Lily’s fierce-hearted black “stand-in mother,” Rosaleen, insults 3 of the town’s such a lot vicious racists, Lily makes a decision they need to either get away to Tiburon, South Carolina—a city that holds the key to her mother’s earlier. There they're taken in by means of an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a enchanting global of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their family. it is a outstanding tale approximately divine girl strength and the reworking energy of love—a tale that ladies will proceed to proportion and go directly to their daughters for years yet to come.
By Jan Burke
Underneath the Caribbean sea, a salvage diver hears a voice calling to him from the wreckage of a nineteenth-century send. He turns into enslaved to the voice, which offers him wealth and urges him to seek for a guy named Tyler Hawthorne. yet who's this mysterious guy? From the place does this spine-tingling voice emerge, and may or not it's relied on? choked with nail-biting motion and suspense, The Messenger is certain to please readers with its crafty method of shooting what captivates them concerning the supernatural.
By John Green, Maureen Johnson
3 interconnected tales from 3 bestselling authors: John eco-friendly (Paper Towns, The Fault in our Stars), Maureen Johnson (The identify of the Star), and Lauren Myracle (The web ladies series.)
Major movie within the works!
A Christmas Eve storm from snow transforms one small city right into a romantic haven, the type you notice in simple terms in videos. good, kinda. in spite of everything, a chilly and rainy hike from a stranded teach in the course of the heart of nowhere could now not typically finish with a scrumptious kiss from a captivating stranger. And no one might imagine journey to the Waffle residence via 4 toes of snow may bring about love with an outdated good friend. Or that the way in which again to real love starts off with a painfully early morning shift at Starbucks. thank you to 3 of today’s bestselling youngster authors—John eco-friendly, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle—the magic of the vacations shines on those hilarious and captivating interconnected stories of affection, romance, and breathtaking kisses.
A New York Times Bestseller!
"Tender with out being gentle, those conscientiously crafted tales of plausible teenager love will go away readers hot inside of for the holidays."—School Library Journal
"Contemporary tradition, funny romantic advancements and robust characters improve this collaborative effort."—Kirkus Reviews
By Cristina Brambrilla
No todo el mundo se levanta una mañana y descubre que su padre no es un químico adicto al trabajo, sino un mago alquimista. Que a sus órdenes trabaja una gárgola gruñona con garras afiladas que no es lo que parece. Que l. a. ciudad a l. a. que se acaba de mudar, Venecia, es en realidad un gigantesco laberinto de agua y niebla donde se esconde l. a. llave más poderosa de l. a. historia de l. a. magia, aquella que desde hace siglos buscan todos los grandes magos del mundo. Con esta emocionante historia Cristina Brambilla logra que nos preguntemos qué hay detrás de lo que vemos y quiénes son realmente aquellos que nos rodean.