The Armageddon Conspiracy

By Mike Hockney

King Solomon is among the Bible's most famed figures, answerable for development the Holy Temple that housed the Ark of the Covenant. but Solomon died as an apostate. How may possibly a guy fabled for his knowledge finish that the God of Israel used to be fake? The Armageddon Conspiracy unearths the reply to this maximum Biblical secret. The Temple of Solomon was once now not the home of God in any respect yet a unique chamber designed to include a special weapon, for which Solomon had the main outstanding goal in brain. Solomon, a guy enthusiastic about witchcraft and magic, believed he had came upon the most important to the excellent secret of existence, yet he died earlier than he may possibly entire his project. The world's oldest mystery society, of which Solomon was once the Grand grasp, nonetheless exists and now its participants are approximately to accomplish the ultimate cataclysmic rite Solomon had deliberate for therefore long.

This is a piece of coded fiction via the traditional Pythagorean Order of the Illuminati.

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Shadow of Freedom (Honor Harrington)

By David Weber

New York instances, united states this present day, Wall road Journaland overseas bestselling phenomenon David Weber gives you publication #18 within the a number of New York instances best-selling Honor Harrington sequence. Honor Harrington’s Royal Manticoran army fights house battles along planetary rebels as its previous rival, the corrupt Solarian League, starts off to crumble.

#18 within the multiply-bestselling Honor Harrington series.

Michelle Henke, Queen Elizabeth of Manticore's first cousin, Honor Harrington's ally, and the commanding officer of Manticore's 10th Fleet, is simply a section stunned while a messenger arrives from the Mobius process to notify her that the Mobius Liberation entrance is ready to upward push in uprising opposed to the hated regime President Svein Lombroso. she will be able to comprehend why anyone would wish to insurgent opposed to an individual like Lombroso, yet why inform her approximately it? in the end, she has difficulties of her personal, just like the minor subject of a life-or-death struggle opposed to the Solarian League.

Michelle has simply passed the "invincible" Solarian League army the main humiliating, one-sided defeat in its whole nearly thousand-year heritage in safeguard of the folks of the celebrity Empire's Talbott Quadrant. however the League is the main robust celebrity state within the heritage of humanity. Its military goes to be again – and this time with millions of superdreadnoughts.

Yet she additionally is aware rankings of alternative superstar structures — a few self reliant, a few managed by way of puppet regimes, and a few easily conquered outright through the Solarian workplace of Frontier protection — lie within the League's grip alongside its frontier with the Talbott Quadrant. As wrestle spreads from the preliminary disagreement, the complete frontier has started to seethe with unrest, and Michelle sympathizes with the oppressed populations in need of in basic terms to be freed from their hated masters.

And that places her in whatever of a predicament whilst the messenger from Mobius arrives, simply because a persons evidently gotten a improper quantity. based on him, the Mobians’ rebellion has been conscientiously deliberate to coordinate with a strong open air best friend: the famous person Empire of Manticore. in simple terms Manticore — and Mike Henke — have by no means even heard of the Mobius Liberation Front.

It's a set-up . . . and Michelle is familiar with who is at the back of it. The shadowy Mesan Alignment has introduced a daring movement to smash Manticore's popularity because the champion of freedom. And whilst the RMN doesn't arrive, while the MLF is brutally and bloodily beaten, no self reliant superstar process will ever belief Manticore again.

Mike Henke understands she has no orders from her executive to help any rebellions or liberation routine, that she has in simple terms such a lot of ships, which might be in just such a lot of areas at a time . . . and that she cannot most likely justify diverting any of her constrained, outnumbered power to missions of liberation the celebrity Empire by no means signed on for.

She understands that . . . and she or he does not care.

No one goes to ship millions of patriots to their deaths, trusting in Manticoran aid that would by no means come.

Not on Mike Henke's watch.

About Shadow of Freedom:
“This access is simply as interesting as Weber’s preliminary delivering. . . .The result's a fast moving and action-packed tale that follows [our characters] as they movement from response to command of the placement. Weber builds Shadow of Freedom to a thrilling and unforeseen climax.”—Daily information of Galveston

About Mission of Honor, #13 within the Honor Harrington sequence:

“Weber combines reasonable, enticing characters with clever technological projection and a deep realizing of army paperwork during this long-awaited Honor Harrington novel…Fans of this venerable area opera will have fun to work out Honor again in action.”–Publishers Weekly

“This newest Honor Harrington novel brings the saga to a different an important turning point…Readers may possibly think convinced that they are going to be venerated many extra occasions and luxuriate in it each time.”–Booklist

About David Weber and the distinction Harrington sequence:

“. . .everything you'll wish in a heroine …. very good … lots of action.”–Science Fiction Age

“Brilliant! excellent! Brilliant!”–Anne McCaffrey

“Compelling wrestle mixed with enticing characters for a superb house opera adventure.”–Locus

“Weber combines reasonable, attractive characters with clever technological projection . . . lovers of this venerable house opera will have a good time . . .”–Publishers Weekly

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Body

By Harry Crews

"Crews cracks open a southern-fried terrain that teems with heretofore unidentified life.... It's time the be aware bought out: Harry Crews kicks ass."—The Village Voice Literary Supplement

In physique Harry Crews finds the sweetness within the gruesome and the ugly within the attractive, blending the not easy and the delicate, the brutal and the type, the force for actual perfection and the compromise of true love. Bodybuilder-trainer Russell "Muscle" Morgan transforms Dorothy Turnipseed, a secretary from Waycross, Georgia, into Shereel Dupont, a paragon of actual perfection and major contender within the Ms. Cosmos contest—a being for whom profitable is every thing. yet, even though she will keep an eye on every thing approximately her physique, she can't regulate her relations. The corpulent, redneck Turnipseeds arrive uninvited on the contest and disillusioned the cautious stability that retains Shereel's world—the high-tension international of bodybuilding— intact. Hilariously humorous, gritty, strong, and profound. physique is Crews's most sensible novel yet.

"Raunchy and perverse and wildly funny..."—Washington put up booklet World

"Uproarious.... It stands along with his top works."—Los Angeles instances booklet Review

"Savagely humorous and lethal serious.... [Crews's] characters, specific and actual, muscle his tale during its no-holds-barred ending."—Publishers Weekly

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Furious Gulf (Galactic Center)

By Gregory Benford

Few writers have winning mixed demanding technology and hypothesis with totally discovered characters as Gregory Benford has in his severely acclaimed novels. Now he attracts us right into a vortex of puzzle and threat on the center of the galaxy in his awesome epic drama, Furious Gulf.

Containing the remnants of humanity from the planet Snowglade, the spaceship Argo hurtles towards its doubtful future, the daring and great Captain Killeen at its helm. yet he has grown more and more remoted and anguished in command. The ship’s gardens are failing, its voyagers face hunger, and there are darkish whispers inside of, speak of mutiny. Killeen’s will, even if, is still as robust as ever, his choice to arrive the real middle of the galaxy bordering on obsession.

Amid a mad swirl of incandescent suns and ghostly blue clouds of galactic dirt, beset through adversarial worlds managed through the mechs – an enormous and violent synthetic intelligence whose basically that means, in simple terms undertaking, is the entire extermination of the human race―Killeen pursues his determined seek, confident his people’s one wish of survival lies within the precise heart. The team has him this a ways on religion, a religion now being demonstrated to the restrict. Even his personal son Toby, groomed for management, is commencing to query his father’s command.

As the Argo undertakes a dangerous quest into the unknown, Toby faces his personal trip into the mysteries of maturity. just like the others during this family members of voyagers, Toby’s backbone comprises microchip implants protecting the stories – the legacy – of his race. yet simply because the know-how designed to save lots of his humans could tear Toby himself aside, so his father’s determined gamble to avoid wasting the Argo may perhaps plunge the send and its population right into a cosmic pit of all-consuming hearth.

In this striking novel, a part of an interconnected sequence of novels that started with In the sea of Night and persevered in Across the ocean of Suns, nice Sky River, and Tides of Light, Gregory Benford explores the elemental nature of human improvement and discovery. around the gulf that stretches among worry and religion, prior and destiny, we watch in ask yourself as an age-old query continues…the quest for the success of someone, for the evolution of a species, for the immortality of the soul.

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Harrison Squared

By Daryl Gregory

From award profitable writer Daryl Gregory comes Harrison Square, an exciting and colourful Lovecraftian event of a teenage boy looking for his mom, and the macabre creatures he encounters.

Harrison Harrison-H2 to his mom-is a lonely youngster who is been fearful of the water ever in view that he was once a child in California, while a massive sea creature capsized their boat, and his father vanished. one of many "sensitives" who're attuned to the supernatural international, Harrison and his mom have simply moved to the worst attainable position for a boy like him: Dunnsmouth, a Lovecraftian city perched on rocks above the Atlantic, the place unusual issues pass on by way of evening, monsters lurk lower than the waves, and creepy lecturers run the neighborhood highschool. On Harrison's first day in school, his mom, a marine biologist, disappears at sea. Harrison needs to try to resolve the secret of her coincidence, which places him in clash with a wierd church, a knife-wielding killer, and the Deep Ones, fish-human hybrids that dwell within the bay. it's going to take all his resources-and an strange host of allies-to defeat the risk and locate his mother.

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The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

By Michael Ondaatje

Drawing on modern money owed, interval pictures, dime novels, and his personal prodigious fund of empathy and mind's eye, Michael Ondaatje's visionary novel strains the mythical outlaw's passage around the blasted panorama of 1880 New Mexico and the collective subconscious of his state. The gathered Works of Billy the Kid is a virtuoso synthesis of storytelling, background, and delusion by way of a author who brings us again to our prevalent legends with a renewed experience of ask yourself.

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Prodigal

By Marc D. Giller

In his riveting debut, Hammerjack, Marc Giller unspooled a futuristic mystery of worldwide intrigue, company espionage, and techno-terrorism. Now he can provide a gritty new novel of lethal resurrection and a no-holds-barred struggle for the future…

Once an elusive hammerjack plunged right into a digital international of code, Lea Prism has been reborn as a company spook, hell-bent on ridding the universe of the anti-tech Inru terrorists. Their try and speed up evolution robbed her of her as soon as probability for happiness. Now the fellow she enjoyed is not anything yet a disembodied consciousness–and a part of the pc matrix she has sworn to safeguard.

But from the depths of a Martian volcano to the radioactive wilderness of Chernobyl, the Inru have introduced one final offensive–giving upward push to a last state of affairs extra terrifying than an individual may possibly think. The forces of expertise are poised to distort the very worst of what nature has to offer...and the degree is decided for battle.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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The Memory of Light

When Vicky Cruz wakes up within the Lakeview health center psychological problems ward, she is aware something: After her suicide try, she just isn't alive. yet then she meets Mona, the reside cord; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., regularly offended; and Dr. Desai, a quiet strength. With tales and honesty, kindness and difficult paintings, they push her to re-examine her lifestyles ahead of Lakeview, and supply her an reputation she's by no means had.

yet Vicky's newfound peace is as fragile because the roses that develop round the medical institution. And whilst a main issue forces the crowd to separate up, sending Vick again to the lifestyles that drove her to suicide, she needs to try and locate her personal braveness  and energy. She won't have them. She does not know.

encouraged partially by way of the author's personal adventure with melancholy, The reminiscence of Light is the infrequent younger grownup novel that focuses now not at the occasions major as much as a suicide test, however the restoration from one -- approximately dwelling while lifestyles does not look worthy it, and the way we cross on anyway.

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Light from Heaven (Mitford)

By Jan Karon

The 9th novel within the liked Mitford sequence, by means of the bestselling writer of At domestic in Mitford and Somebody secure with an individual Good 

Father Tim Kavanagh has been requested to "come up better" greater than as soon as. yet he is by no means been requested to do the impossible--until now. The retired Episcopal priest takes at the revival of a mountain church that is been closed for 40 years. in the meantime, in Mitford, he is despatched on a hunt for hidden treasure, and loved neighbors are referred to as to come back up better. As Father Tim unearths, there are nonetheless lots of heartfelt surprises, expensive pals previous and new, and an important lesson of all: It's by no means too late.

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TransAtlantic: A Novel

By Colum McCann

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR the guy BOOKER PRIZE • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr through KIRKUS REVIEWS

In the nationwide e-book Award–winning Let the nice global Spin, Colum McCann delighted readers with a fabulous high-wire act of fiction that The long island instances booklet assessment called “an emotional travel de force.” Now McCann demonstrates once more why he's essentially the most acclaimed and crucial authors of his iteration with a hovering novel that spans continents, leaps centuries, and unites a forged of deftly rendered characters, either actual and imagined.
 
Newfoundland, 1919. aviators—Jack Alcock and Arthur Brown—set direction for eire as they test the 1st nonstop flight around the Atlantic Ocean, putting their belief in a converted bomber to heal the injuries of the nice War.
 
Dublin, 1845 and ’46. On a world lecture journey in help of his subversive autobiography, Frederick Douglass unearths the Irish humans sympathetic to the abolitionist cause—despite the truth that, as famine ravages the nation-state, the bad be afflicted by hardships which are surprising even to an American slave.
 
manhattan, 1998. forsaking a tender spouse and baby baby, Senator George Mitchell departs for Belfast, the place it has fallen to him, the son of an Irish-American father and a Lebanese mom, to shepherd Northern Ireland’s notoriously sour and unstable peace talks to an doubtful conclusion.
 
those 3 iconic crossings are hooked up by way of a sequence of exceptional girls whose own tales are stuck up within the swells of background. starting with Irish housemaid Lily Duggan, who crosses paths with Frederick Douglass, the radical follows her daughter and granddaughter, Emily and Lottie, and culminates within the present-day tale of Hannah Carson, in whom the entire hopes and screw ups of earlier generations live to tell the tale. From the loughs of eire to the flatlands of Missouri and the windswept coast of Newfoundland, their trips replicate the growth and form of historical past. They each one examine that even the main unassuming moments of grace have a manner of rippling via time, area, and memory.
 
the main mature paintings but from an incomparable storyteller, TransAtlantic is a profound meditation on id and historical past in a large international that grows in some way smaller and extra wondrous with every one passing year.

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“A dazzlingly proficient author’s most up-to-date high-wire act . . . such as the best paintings of Michael Ondaatje and Michael Cunningham, TransAtlantic is Colum McCann’s so much penetrating novel yet.”O: The Oprah Magazine
 
“One of the best pleasures of TransAtlantic is how provisional it makes heritage think, how intimate, and very genuine. . . . here's the uncanny factor McCann reveals repeatedly concerning the remarkable: that it really is inseparable from the everyday.”The Boston Globe
 
“Ingenious . . . The complex connections [McCann] has crafted among the tales of his ladies and our males [seem] written in air, in water, and—given that his topic is the confluence of Irish and American history—in blood.”Esquire
 
“Another sweeping, superbly built tapestry of existence . . . studying McCann is a unprecedented joy.”The Seattle Times
 
“Entrancing . . . McCann folds his epic meticulously into this particularly narrow quantity like an accordion; every one pleat holds music—elation and sorrow.”The Denver Post

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