Saddlebags (The Saddle Club, Book 42)

By Bonnie Bryant

Kate Devine, an out-of-town member of The Saddle membership, has invited Carole, Lisa, and Stevie out West to go to her family's dude ranch. This time the women' mom and dad are coming alongside, and The Saddle membership is calling ahead to displaying them how a lot enjoyable using should be -- in addition to how a lot paintings and ability are involved.

But out West, the family members holiday does not pass precisely as deliberate. Lisa's mother is performing like a complete snob, and Carole's dad embarrasses her by means of dressing like a true japanese dude. what is worse, not one of the mom and dad appears to be like taking horseback using very heavily. quickly the women are wishing that their mom and dad -- or the "Saddlebags" -- had stayed domestic the place they belong.

Then, in the course of an in a single day farm animals force, a bad rainstorm breaks out whereas the fogeys are off exploring an arroyo. The Saddle membership understands the "Saddlebags" are in grave probability -- yet can they rescue them in time?

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The Blood of the Lamb: A Novel

By Peter De Vries

The such a lot poignant of all De Vries's novels, The Blood of the Lamb can be the main autobiographical. It follows the lifetime of Don Wanderhop from his adolescence in an immigrant Calvinist relatives residing in Chicago within the Nineteen Fifties during the lack of a brother, his religion, his spouse, and eventually his daughter-a tragedy drawn at once from De Vries's personal lifestyles. regardless of its origin in misfortune, The Blood of the Lamb offers glimpses of the comedian sensibility for which De Vries used to be recognized. enticing at once with the reader in a way that buttresses the private intimacy of the tale, De Vries writes with a robust mix of grief, love, wit, and fury.

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The Restoration Game

By Ken MacLeod

There isn't any such position as Krassnia. Lucy Stone should still know—she was once born there. In that tiny, stricken quarter of the previous Soviet Union, revolution is brewing. Its organizers want a secure position to satisfy, and the place higher than the digital areas of an internet video game? Lucy, who works for a start-up video games corporation in Edinburgh, has a venture that just about turns out made for the activity: a online game encouraged via The Krassniad, an epic people story concocted via Lucy’s mom, Amanda, who studied there within the Eighties. Lucy understands Amanda is a spook. She is aware her great-grandmother Eugenie additionally visited the rustic within the Nineteen Thirties and met the guy who initially amassed Krassnian folklore, and who perished in Stalin’s terror. As Lucy digs up information about her birthplace to fit into the sport, she unearths the open secrets and techniques of her family’s prior, the darker secrets and techniques of Krassnia’s past—and tricks in regards to the the most important position she is destined to play within the recovery Game.

Combining foreign intrigue with state-of-the-art philosophical hypothesis, romance with event, and on-line gaming with real-life results, this e-book offers as technological know-how fiction and as a pointy tackle our current global from the perspective of a fancy, enticing heroine who has to struggle her means via a maze of political and kin manipulation to take regulate of her personal lifestyles.

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The Main: A Novel

By Trevanian

The most is Montreal’s teeming underworld, the place the darkish streets echo with cries in a dozen languages, with the fast footsteps of thieves and the whispers of prostitutes. it's a global the place violence and brutality are a lifestyle. To the folk of the most, police lieutenant Claude LaPointe is pass judgement on and jury, father confessor and avenging angel. Montreal’s police strength has replaced through the years, yet LaPointe has no longer. His dedication to justice is overall, as is his devotion to the most and its underworld group. but if a cold-blooded assassin invades LaPointe’s territory, he's pressured to envision his long-held ideals and secrets and techniques and to confront his personal loneliness and mortality. With a forged of unforgettable helping characters and an strange and noteworthy hero, The Main is one other gripping story of loss of life and threat, of motion and secret, by means of the incomparable Trevanian.

Look for those different Trevanian classics from 3 Rivers Press: The Eiger Sanction, the john Sanction, Shibumi, and The summer season of Katya.

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Lost & Found (Peaks Island)

By Jacqueline Sheehan

A poignant and unforgettable story of affection, loss, and relocating on . . . with assistance from one not-so-little dog

Rocky's husband Bob was once simply forty-two while she stumbled on him mendacity chilly and useless at the rest room ground . . . and Rocky's global replaced perpetually. Quitting her activity, slicing off all her hair, she leaves Massachusetts—reinventing her earlier and taking a task as Animal keep an eye on Warden on Peak's Island, a tiny speck off the coast of Maine and one million miles clear of every little thing she's misplaced. She leaves her occupation as a psychologist at the back of, purely to discover friendship with a lady whose mind misfires within the such a lot fabulous means and a tender lady who's attempting to disappear. Rocky, a unusual and fallible personality, discovers the therapeutic technique to be agonizingly slow.

But then she meets Lloyd.

A huge black Labrador retriever, Lloyd enters Rocky's global with a primitive arrow protruding of his shoulder. And so starts a awesome friendship among a wounded lady and a wounded, adorable beast. because the unraveling secret of Lloyd's twist of fate and lacking proprietor leads Rocky to an archery teacher who attracts her in whilst she unearths each cause to distrust him, she discovers the life-altering revelation that grief may be remodeled . . . and pleasure does exist in unforeseen places.

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Everything Was Goodbye

The youngest of six daughters raised by means of a widowed mom, Meena is a tender Indo-Canadian lady suffering to discover her position on the earth. She is familiar with that the liberty skilled through others is past her succeed in. yet in contrast to her older sisters, Meena refuses to just accept a lifestyles dictated by means of culture. opposed to her mother’s needs, she falls for a tender guy named Liam who asks her to run away with him. She needs to then make a painful choice—one that may result in wonderful and irrevocable results.

Heartbreaking and lovely, Everything was once Good-bye is an unforgettable tale approximately kinfolk, love, loss, and the fight of residing in diverse cultural worlds.

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A Guerra dos Tronos (Book 1)

By George R. R. Martin

Quando Eddard Stark, lorde de Winterfell, recebe a visita do rei Robert está longe de adivinhar que a sua vida e a da sua família vai entrar numa espiral de conspiração e morte. Durante a estadia, o rei convida-o a mudar-se para a corte e a assumir a posição de Mão do Rei. Este aceita pois desconfia que o anterior detentor desse título foi envenenado pela própria rainha, uma merciless manipuladora do clã Lannister. Perto do rei, Eddard tem esperança de o proteger da soberana, mas ter os Lannister como inimigos é deadly: a ambição deles não tem limites e o rei corre um perigo muito maior do que Eddard temia! Sozinho na corte, o lorde de Winterfell apercebe-se que também a sua vida nada vale. E até a sua família, longe no norte, pode estar em perigo. Uma galeria de personagens brilhantes dá vida a esta saga: o anão Tyrion, ovelha negra do clã Lannister; Jon Snow, bastardo de Eddard Stark que come to a decision juntar-se à Patrulha da Noite, e a princesa Daenerys Targaryen, da dinastia que reinou antes de Robert, que pretende ressuscitar os dragões do passado para recuperar o trono, custe o que custar.

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The Shadow of Saganami (The Saganami Island)

By David Weber

The celebrity state has a brand new iteration of officials! And this elite crew hand-picked and informed through Honor Harrington herself goes to be wanted instantly, as their first task seems to be extra harmful than someone anticipated. What used to be presupposed to be a quiet outpost, faraway from the blazing clash among the big name nation of Manticore and the People's Republic of Haven has truly been specified via an unholy alliance among the slaveholders of Manpower, the rival big name kingdoms of Mesa and Monica, and the bureaucrats of the Solarian League. The alliance stands to learn if the Havenites defeat Manticore, and are getting ready for a shock assault from the rear to divide Manticore's forces, that are already strained approximately to their limits. With their captain, the younger Manticoran officials will hazard their careers, if now not their lives, on an unauthorized venture to show and counter the danger to their megastar country. stick to their trip as they express what they are made up of. ny instances best-selling writer David Weber starts a brand new sequence that may be a must-buy for the loads of millions of Honor Harrington enthusiasts.

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Le Concile De Pierre: Roman

By Jean-Christophe Grangé

Un enfant venu du bout du monde dont le passé mystérieux resurgit peu a peu. Des tueurs implacables lancés à sa poursuite. Une femme prête à tout pour le sauver. Même au prix le plus citadel. Un voyage hallucinant jusqu'au cœur de los angeles taïga mongole. Là où règne los angeles loi du " Concile de pierre " : celle du strive against origine quand l'homme, l'animal et l'esprit ne font plus qu'un. Tous prêts à l'apocalypse.

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