Rising Sun

By Robert Conroy

It's the summer time of 1942 and what our historians have known as the fabulous Victory within the conflict of halfway has develop into a horrendous catastrophe on the planet. of America’s handful of companies within the Pacific have blundered right into a eastern submarine wooden line and feature been sunk, whereas a 3rd is destroyed the subsequent day.  the U.S. has just one service closing within the Pacific opposed to 9 eastern, whereas the ragtag remnants of U.S. battleships – an armada nonetheless reeling from the defeat at Pearl Harbor – are in even worse shape.
Now the Pacific belongs to the Japanese.  And it doesn’t cease there as Japan thrust her sword in to the hilt.  Alaska is invaded.  Hawaii is below blockade.  The Panama Canal is almost plugged.  Worst of all, the West Coast of the USA is ripe destruction as bombers of the Empire of the sunlight bombard West Coast American towns at will.
regardless of those failures, the U.S. starts to struggle back.  constrained counterattacks are made and a grand plan is positioned forth to entice the japanese into an ambush which may repair the stability within the Pacific and provides the forces of freedom a struggling with likelihood as soon as more.
About Himmler’s War:
“[Conroy] provides a private contact to exchange historical past through describing occasions during the eyes of fictional characters serving at the entrance traces. VERDICT: historic accuracy in the middle of artistic hypothesis makes this piece of exchange historical past believable.”–Library Journal
About Red Inferno: 1945
“An ensemble solid of fictional characters. . . and historic figures powers the meticulously researched tale line with different money owed of the horrors of conflict, making this an attractive learn for enthusiasts of historical past and trade background alike.”—Publishers Weekly
“[E]ngrossing and grimly believable. . .the suspense holds up actually to the final page.”—Booklist
About 1945:
“ relocating and thought-provoking. . .”—Publishers Weekly
“Realistic. . .”—Booklist
About 1942:
“. . .fans of Tom Clancy and Agent Jack Bauer may still discover a lot to love here.”—Publishers Weekly
“A major author of trade heritage turns the following to the preferred subject of <st1:place>Pearl Harbor</st1:place>, generating. . . this rousing old motion tale.”—Booklist
“A high-explosive what-if, with full-blooded characters.”—John Birmingham, bestselling writer of Without Warning</b>
<b>About 1901:
“. . .cleverly conceived. . .Conroy tells a superior what-if historical.”—Publishers Weekly
“. . . more likely to please either army background and substitute background buffs.”—Booklist

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The Escape (Survivor's Club)

By Mary Balogh

NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER

In this poignant novel of longing and salvation, a hopeful widow and a resilient warfare hero observe the promise of love’s magic and new beginnings.
 
After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is suffering to maneuver on, his physique and spirit short of a therapeutic contact. by no means does Ben think that wish will are available in the shape of an attractive lady who has visible her personal proportion of ache. After the lingering loss of life of her husband, Samantha McKay is on the mercy of her oppressive in-laws—until she plots an get away to far-off Wales to assert a home she has inherited. Being a gentleman, Ben insists that he escort her at the fateful journey.
 
Ben wishes Samantha up to she wishes him, yet he's wary. What can a wounded soul provide any girl? Samantha is able to cross the place destiny takes her, to depart at the back of well mannered society or even propriety in her hope for this good-looking, honorable soldier. yet dare she supply her bruised middle in addition to her physique? The solutions to either their questions should be present in an not going position: in each one other’s arms.

Includes Mary Balogh’s fascinating brief tale, “The Suitor.”

Praise for The Escape
 
“Bestseller [Mary] Balogh provides a good 3rd installment of her Survivors’ membership sequence. . . . This exquisitely written Regency will entice Balogh’s legions of fans.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)
 
“A heroine who hasn't ever felt valued and a hero looking for a brand new function learn how to take existence because it comes and dwell each one second to the fullest. This delicate, deeply insightful, and fantastically plotted romance shimmers with desire, chance, and love.”Library Journal (starred review)
 
“Regency romance superstar Balogh keeps her poignant Survivors’ membership sequence with a quietly excessive love tale that speaks to open-heartedness, braveness and religion in new beginnings.”Kirkus Reviews
 
“A fantastically rendered love tale of 2 wounded and misplaced souls who locate one another and jointly observe power and love. gentle, touching and mature, Balogh’s tale slowly unfolds, achieving deep into the characters’ feelings demonstrating how love empowers, heals and redeems. every thing approximately this tale is beautiful and close to perfect.”RT ebook studies (4-1/2 stars, most sensible Pick)
 
The Escape is such an apt title—two humans break out from unsatisfied pasts, discovering love of their mutual trip. Their ability for happiness astonishes and delights them and the reader, as they either so deserve their hard-won happily-ever-after.”Heroes and Heartbreakers
 
The Escape is stuffed with pleasure, experience, and mesmerizing romance. the most characters are so well-developed, and Mary Balogh does one of these terrific activity giving the reader a window into their options, that via the tip of the ebook you are feeling as if you recognize them intimately.”Fresh Fiction

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The Buddha Tree (Tuttle Classics)

By Fumio Niwa

The author's awesome perception into human weaknesses, his delicate sketches of the japanese geographical region, and his revelation of the materialism of the trendy Buddhist church in Japan make this a e-book of surprising contrast.

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Litany of the Long Sun: Nightside the Long Sun and Lake of the Long Sun (Book of the Long Sun, Books 1 and 2)

By Gene Wolfe

Litany of the lengthy Sun includes the complete texts of Nightside the lengthy Sun and Lake of the lengthy Sun, that jointly make up the 1st 1/2 The e-book of the lengthy sunlight. This nice paintings is decided on an immense iteration starship within the related destiny because the vintage ebook of the recent sunlight (also to be had in volumes from Orb).

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The Mistresses of Cliveden: Three Centuries of Scandal, Power, and Intrigue in an English Stately Home

By Natalie Livingstone

For fanatics of Downton Abbey comes an immersive historic epic a few lavish English manor and a dynasty of wealthy and robust ladies who governed the property over 3 centuries of misbehavior, scandal, intrigue, and passion.

5 miles from Windsor citadel, domestic of the royal kin, sits the Cliveden property. Overlooking the Thames, the mansion is flanked through wings and surrounded by way of lavish gardens. all through its storied historical past, Cliveden has been a surroundings for misbehavior, intrigue, and passion—from its salacious, lethal beginnings within the 17th century to the Sixties Profumo Affair, the intercourse scandal that toppled the British executive. Now, during this immersive chronicle, the manor’s present mistress, Natalie Livingstone, opens the doorways to this admired residence and shall we the partitions do the talking.

outfitted throughout the reign of Charles II through the Duke of Buckingham, Cliveden attracted notoriety as a sumptuous retreat within which the duke might behavior his scandalous affair with the formidable courtesan Anna Maria, Countess of Shrewsbury. In 1668, Anna Maria’s cuckolded husband, the Earl of Shrewsbury, challenged Buckingham to a duel. Buckingham killed Shrewsbury and claimed Anna Maria as his prize, making her the 1st mistress of Cliveden.

throughout the centuries, different enigmatic and indomitable ladies could imagine stewardship over the property, together with Elizabeth, Countess of Orkney and illicit lover of William III, who turned certainly one of England’s wealthiest ladies; Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, the queen that Britain used to be promised after which denied; Harriet, Duchess of Sutherland, confidante of Queen Victoria and a glittering society hostess grew to become political activist; and the American-born Nancy Astor, the 1st girl member of Parliament, who defined herself as an “ardent feminist” and welcomed controversy. notwithstanding their privileges have been notable, in Livingstone’s palms, their struggles and sacrifices are universal.

Cliveden weathered upkeep and recovery, international conflicts and chilly wars, societal shifts and technological advances. wealthy in old and architectural element, The Mistresses of Cliveden is a story of intercourse and tool, and of the outstanding ladies who kept away from, exploited, and faced the expectancies in their times.

Praise for The Mistresses of Cliveden

“An totally attention-grabbing and fully beguiling account of 3 centuries of excessive dwelling, excessive politics, and excessive drama at one in all Britain’s most renowned stately houses. A page-turner from begin to end, it’s historical past with all of the great things left in.”—Amanda Foreman, writer of A international on Fire

“A brilliant voyage throughout the attention-grabbing heritage of Cliveden—this is an excellent publication filled with gripping personalities and gorgeous detail.”—Kate Williams, writer of Ambition and Desire

“Well-researched, well-written and narratively mesmerizing . . . Romance, intercourse, scandal and political intrigue were crucial to the historical past of the home for greater than 3 centuries and Mrs. Livingstone . . . has chronicled all of it with scholarship, clarity, wit and a great eye for telling detail.”Evening Standard

“[A] wide-ranging and deliciously relaxing biography of 1 of England’s grandest kingdom homes . . . Livingstone interweaves the large landscape of 3 centuries of British heritage. . . . yet on the middle of the ebook, the seductive energy of the home itself impacts each one iteration of women.”The Telegraph

“Her scholarship is enormous and but she wears it calmly, generating a publication that's regularly full of life, enjoyable and immensely readable.”Daily Express

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Codex: Astra Militarum (Warhammer 40,000)

By Games Workshop

Synopsis from Amazon:

The Astra Militarum, generally called the Imperial safeguard, is made from numerous squaddies from one million worlds. they're mere mortals in a galaxy of gods and monsters, and but, at a time while the Imperium of Mankind is beset on each side, it's the responsibility of the Astra Militarum to carry again the tide.

Inside this 104 web page, complete color hardback ebook you are going to find:

- An account of ways the Astra Militarum rose from the ashes of treachery to win honour and glory amid 10000 years of bloodshed.
- complete descriptions of the entire characters, devices and autos to be had to the Astra Militarum; together with each one unit's function at the battlefield, its principles and precise skills.
- A complete military record so as to shape an Astra Militarum assortment right into a wonderful and lethal tabletop army.
- A show off of Astra Militarum miniatures offered within the diverse color schemes of the numerous well-known regiments.

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All Fall Down (Supervolcano, Book 2)

By Harry Turtledove

Within the aftermath of the supervolcano’s eruption in Yellowstone Park, North the US is roofed in ash. Farmlands can't produce foodstuff. equipment has been rendered dead. towns aren't any longer liveable. And the weather around the globe grows less warm each day.

Former police officer Colin Ferguson’s kinfolk is unfold around the usa, separated by way of the disaster, and suffering to outlive because the state makes an attempt to recuperate and reestablish a few degree of civilization…

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Fup: A Modern Fable

By Jim Dodge

Within the coastal hills of northern California reside 3 larger-than-life characters: people and one duck. There's Granddaddy Jake Santee, ninety nine years previous, an unreformed gambler, cranky reprobate and fierce opponent of the paintings ethic. And Tiny, followed on the age of 4 via Granddaddy Jake, he's an enormous younger guy as light as Jake is belligerent. after which there's Fup, an uncompromising twenty-pound rooster mallard, whose detailed presence imposes a feeling of order at the Santee loved ones. Hilarious, heartwarming and magical, Fup is a latest myth that evokes a nearly evangelical fervour in all who learn it.

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Endymion (Hyperion)

By Dan Simmons

The multiple-award-winning technology fiction grasp returns to the universe that's his maximum triumph--the international of Hyperion and The Fall of
Hyperion
--with a unique much more marvelous than its predecessors.

Dan Simmons's Hyperion used to be an instantaneous sensation on its first ebook in 1989.  This mind-blowing multifaceted story of the a ways destiny heralded the conquest of the technological know-how fiction box through a guy who had already received the area delusion Award for his first novel (Song of Kali) and had additionally released the most well-received horror novels within the box, Carrion Comfort.  Hyperion went directly to win the Hugo Award as top Novel, and it and its significant other quantity, The Fall of Hyperion, took their rightful areas within the technology fiction pantheon of recent classics.

Now, six years later, Simmons returns to this richly imagined international of technological success, pleasure, ask yourself and fear.  Endymion is a narrative approximately love and reminiscence, triumph and terror--an immediate candidate for the field's optimum honors.

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The Digital Plague (Avery Cates, Book 2)

By Jeff Somers

Avery Cates is a really wealthy guy. He's most likely the richest felony in big apple urban . yet without delay, Avery Cates is pissed. simply because every body round him has simply began to die - in a very grotesque means. With each second bringing the human race toward extinction, Cates unearths himself within the position of either executioner and savior of the complete global.

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