Death's Scepter. Sin Catenas. The Death of Brendon Ensolare.
Object Lesson. Acurrhir Todo; Nada Perdonad. Set a Thief. The Honor of the Guild. A Proper Escort. Midsummer Night's Gift. The Speaking Touch. Invitation to Chaos. Meeting of Minds. Ten Minutes or So. Carmen's Flight. The Madwoman of the Kilghard Hills. Destined for the Tower. Bonds of Sisterhood. To Keep the Oath. The Hawkmaster's Son. Lesson of the Inn. Hilary's Homecoming. Hilary's Wedding. The Word of a Hastur. Poetic License.
A Capella. Cradle of Lies. One Drink Before You Go. Change-Child [Fate series]. Mysteries this month included three translated Scandinavian mysteries and several historical mysteries mixed with the customary cold cases, missing persons and kidnappings, found with in this genre. We have selected a mixed assortment for your enjoyment. With all the usual plots found in this genre, from alternative histories to zombies, there is no limit to the imaginations of these writers, giving readers a truly out of world experience.
- The Dreamers Way;
- Christmas Eve Holiday Grab Bag (Christmas Eve Adventures Book 4);
- Anthology Contents.
- The Legacy;
- Angel Stories. Angelic Tales of the Universe. Tales 7 through 12;
- Darkover books?
- A Moment with God for Grandparents: Prayers for Every Grandparent.
Also included is the latest work from Wesley Chu and Eric Flint , along with many other great writers, all giving wonderful plot and character diversity to this genre. Patrick Black. In the intervening centuries, those who use thelemity are sought and put into military service. But while the surviving cities lead the ongoing war efforts, the rural settlements resent being employed as a supply source of resources and soldiers. Two young sisters from the unincorporated wild country are dragged into the conflict.
To complicate matters, a deadly virus is sweeping across the station. When Knox falls ill, Riley must find a cure to save herself as well as the rest of the station. Here, shadows are stolen, bought, and sold, and a person can surrender their shadow and don a different one for a special purpose. Now Io, a perennial incompetent, has chosen Ella to make her play for greatness, but Ella has her own agenda. It had happened in a few terrifying seconds: the starship he and his crew travelled on, the Outward Initiative, shattered to pieces before their eyes and disappeared, leaving them stranded in the endless night of deep space on Lifeboat LS all systems dead, light-years from any known colony.
Somehow, Sergeant Campbell and his crew of half-trained children ranging from freshly graduated Xander Bird down to eight-year-old Francisco have to repair systems with no tools, navigate with no computers, and if they could find a planet they could live on land a shuttle whose controls were more than half-destroyed. And if they manage all of that, then the real challenge begins; the only planet in range has secrets that even Sergeant Campbell cannot imagine.
Powerful orogene Essun desperately searches for her eight-year-old daughter, Nassun, who was stolen away by her father. It is grisly, exhausting work that puts the souls of the mediums in danger of becoming permanently separated from their physical forms, and it is made more dangerous by the discovery that the German army is not only aware of the Spirit Corps but has a double agent assisting them. When Ben is murdered, it falls to Ginger to help him move on by finding his killer and discovering the traitor in the corps while keeping her soul intact.
Rose Franklin was a little girl, she made a startling discovery in the woods near her home: the gigantic hand of a robot that appeared to be of alien manufacture. Now that she has grown up and become a prominent scientist, she has, perhaps by coincidence, been put in charge of secretly recovering other parts of the robot, which have apparently been hidden around the world for thousands of years, and returning the behemoth to working order.
Governments are global and overlapping, and each centenal decides which government to belong to. Ken, a Brazilian of Japanese descent who works for the Policy1st government, is attempting to research non-Policy1st centenals that might be willing to change governments in the upcoming election. After he learns of a potential conspiracy involving the election, he ends up working with and falling for Information agent Mishima. A very clever psychological murder mystery that will have any reader locked in from the first sentence to the last.
Lucy Knisley never fails to delight with her clever precise graphic novels. This memoir just sparkles. This novel is just brilliant. Totally engrossing. Skip to content The following titles have been chosen from our monthly new fiction selections. So she dyes her hair, enjoys every glass of red wine, drives around the country for her job with a housing charity and lives in an insalubrious tower block that her loved ones disapprove of.
And as each of them, her pampered ex Claude, old friend Jo, flamboyant son Christopher and earnest daughter Poppet, seeks happiness in their own way, what will the last reckoning be? Will they be waving or drowning when the end comes? Odd things begin to happen, and it starts the whole town talking. This is an unforgettable story of life, afterlife, and the remarkable goings-on of ordinary people. Graphic novels There was another fabulous selection of Graphic Novels added to the Wellington City Libraries collection this month.
Vaughan, Steve Skroce. Set years in our future, the story follows a heroic band of Canadian civilians turned freedom fighters who must defend their homeland from invasion by a technologically superior opponent, the United States of America. Torn between destiny and desire, the young magician will be forced to confront these conflicts, with terrible consequences.
In this institution, all manner of people from all over the world rub elbows quietly. So he decides to cruise through the Louvre at a quick pace, not to look at the art but to observe the people and their interaction with it. They are all that is left of a victim who had been chained, hand and foot, to a tree on a remote mountainside. The bones tell Brockton and his longtime graduate assistant, Miranda, that the victim was a young male under the age of thirty. As they dig deeper to establish his identity, they uncover warning signs that long-simmering hatred is about to explode into violence, engulfing the region in chaos.
The husband and wife victims were shot dead in their own home. It looks like a tragic burglary gone wrong. But Stark has a creeping feeling that the killings might be something more chilling. And when new evidence points to a twenty-year-old cold case the hunt is on. Meanwhile, the dark heart of Edinburgh remains up for grabs.
A young pretender, Darryl Christie, may have staked his claim, but a vicious attack leaves him weakened and vulnerable, and an inquiry into a major money laundering scheme threatens his position. Has old-time crime boss Big Ger Cafferty really given up the ghost, or is he biding his time until Edinburgh is once more ripe for the picking? Harvey hangs up his stethoscope to become a cartoonist and Isobel takes a promotion at the local museum. Then an abandoned baby comes up for adoption, and Harvey and Isobel discover a family is more work than they bargained for.
The posing of the body suggests a sexual motive. Nick Knight, a week into his role as a newly promoted detective sergeant, is tasked with the critical job of leading the Suspects Team. Nick, who turned his back on a lucrative career as a lawyer, is well-versed at dealing with the dark sides of human nature. With no shortage of suspects, he sets a cracking pace on the trail of the murderer, grappling his own personal demons along the way. But are things really as they seem? But the adults are speaking in low voices, and wearing pretend faces.
They are threatening to give Jake to strangers, since Jake is white and Leon is not. New Yorkers Michael, a famous writer, and Lizzie, a journalist, travel to Italy with their friends from Maine,-Finn, his wife Taylor, and their daughter Snow. Her name is Ai-Ming. A dying woman tells her life story to her daughter on a deserted railway platform.
Mysteries Avid fans of mystery novels need no introduction to this section of the newsletter, as once again there are many new novels from favourite writers. But the mogul, nearing death, has a compelling story to tell: a dalliance with a Latina student decades ago may have produced a child, who may or not still be alive but who may have produced a grandchild. The first part goes relatively easily yes, there is an heir but the mogul is murdered before Harry has a chance to talk to him.
Juggling his investigation with the responsibilities of his volunteer gig, Harry finds himself caught between the sometimes contradictory demands of finding bad guys and helping victims. In , when Jean Brown is seventeen, a terrible thing happens, two terrible things. Rosie White, the coolest girl in town, vanishes overnight. People die in Goodwood, of course, but never like this.
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As the intensity of speculation about the fates of Rosie and Bart heightens, Jean, who is keeping secrets of her own, and the rest of Goodwood are left reeling. Solange takes him to bed but wants more than a tryst, much more. Kouhouesso considers several better-known actresses before finally settling on Solange. And so lovesick Solange follows Kouhouesso to his native Cameroon, hoping the film shoot will allow her to peel back his protective layers and truly bring them closer.
But in the post-Mao era the name takes on a new significance as the community grows explosively from a small village to a vast metropolis. She broke her promise on the day she left home, abandoning Fadi to his life in the Stockholm slums.
Now, five years later, Yasmine still carries the guilt of leaving him behind. She hears a rumor that he is dead, killed by a US drone in Syria. The answer will shock her. And revenge. His productions have amazed and confounded. Or that was the plan. Instead, after an act of unforeseen treachery, Felix is living in exile in a backwoods hovel, haunted by memories of his beloved lost daughter, Miranda, and also brewing revenge.
After twelve years, revenge finally arrives in the shape of a theatre course at a nearby prison. Here, Felix and his inmate actors will put on his Tempest and snare the traitors who destroyed him. For Jovan the mysterious words that must be cleaned away dislodge the poetry of the past. He and his wife Suzana were forced to flee Sarajevo and the death of their children. And she succeeded. The action takes place in just before and during the summer Olympics in Montreal. Paul is now 16, a teenager, and he finds new experiences, changes schools, hitchhikes, falls deeply in love, gets dumped, smokes pot and drinks beer.
Mysteries Mysteries this month included three translated Scandinavian mysteries and several historical mysteries mixed with the customary cold cases, missing persons and kidnappings, found with in this genre. But what they find at the scene is unexpected. The body is posed, the scene laboriously set. And there is almost no forensic evidence to be found.
Detective Mia Kruger has been signed off work pending psychological assessment. But her boss has less regard for the rules than he should. Desperate to get Mia back in the office, Holger Munch offers her an unofficial deal. But the usually brilliant Mia is struggling and the team is unable to close the case. In this isolated township on the edge of the Atlantic, there are no secrets, except what really happened to fourteen-year-old Max.
Now Cal McGill has taken up the quest. A grieving father, a community riven by tragedy and resentful of the suspicion all make a powder keg of secrets and vengeance ready to explode. There, then gone, vanished in seconds. Those who witnessed the event still cannot believe it happened. Sister Michael was the last to die. The child, Jonah Quill, is still missing. A child is waiting, time is running out, and atop her list of liars is the mayor himself, and a theory of the crimes in which no sane cop could believe. It has become clear to both the Jao and their human and Lleix partners that if they are going to defeat the Ekhat who have been terrorizing the galaxy for eons, they need more allies.
But after a long search, all the expedition has found are dead worlds and now-extinct intelligent species slaughtered by the genocidal Ekhat. Do they continue to search down the galactic arm in which Earth and the Jao worlds lie, or do they make an astounding leap in another direction? After fighting a series of gladiatorial bouts against the dead, he finds himself in the employ of a woman on a quest to find the secret to repairing her semi-functional robot.
But the technological secret it guards may be one truth too many. No trace of the boys ever surfaced. For ten years their families have been left with nothing but painful memories and a quiet desperation for the day that has finally, miraculously arrived: Myron Bolitar and his friend Win believe they have located one of the boys, now a teenager.
Where has he been for ten years, and what does he know about the day, more than half a life ago, when he was taken?
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And most critically: what can he tell Myron and Win about the fate of his missing friend? Detective Chief Inspector Karen Pirie is an expert at solving the unsolvable. With each cold case closed, justice is served.