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The Fist of God
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 590
  • ISBN : 9780553572421
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the bestselling author of The Day of the Jackal, international master of intrigue Frederick Forsyth, comes a thriller that brilliantly blends fact with fiction for one of this summer’s—or any season’s—most explosive reads! From the behind-the-scenes decision-making of the Allies to the secret meetings of Saddam Hussein’s war cabinet, from the brave American fliers running their dangerous missions over Iraq to the heroic young spy planted deep in the heart of Baghdad, Forsyth’s incomparable storytelling skill keeps the suspense at a breakneck pace. Somewhere in Baghdad is the mysterious “Jericho,” the traitor who is willing—for a price—to reveal what is going on in the high councils of the Iraqi dictator. But Saddam’s ultimate weapon has been kept secret even from his most trusted advisers, and the nightmare scenario that haunts General Schwarzkopf and his colleagues is suddenly imminent, unless somehow, the spy can locate that weapon—The Fist of God—in time. Peopled with vivid characters, brilliantly displaying Forsyth’s incomparable, knowledge of intelligence operations and tradecraft, moving back and forth between Washington and London, Baghdad and Kuwait, desert vastnesses and city bazaars, this breathtaking novel is an utterly convincing story of what may actually have happened behind the headlines.

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    The Fist of God
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN : 9780804181075
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the bestselling author of The Day of the Jackal, international master of intrigue Frederick Forsyth, comes a thriller that brilliantly blends fact with fiction for one of this summer’s—or any season’s—most explosive reads! From the behind-the-scenes decision-making of the Allies to the secret meetings of Saddam Hussein’s war cabinet, from the brave American fliers running their dangerous missions over Iraq to the heroic young spy planted deep in the heart of Baghdad, Forsyth’s incomparable storytelling skill keeps the suspense at a breakneck pace. Somewhere in Baghdad is the mysterious “Jericho,” the traitor who is willing—for a price—to reveal what is going on in the high councils of the Iraqi dictator. But Saddam’s ultimate weapon has been kept secret even from his most trusted advisers, and the nightmare scenario that haunts General Schwarzkopf and his colleagues is suddenly imminent, unless somehow, the spy can locate that weapon—The Fist of God—in time. Peopled with vivid characters, brilliantly displaying Forsyth’s incomparable, knowledge of intelligence operations and tradecraft, moving back and forth between Washington and London, Baghdad and Kuwait, desert vastnesses and city bazaars, this breathtaking novel is an utterly convincing story of what may actually have happened behind the headlines.

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    The Fist of God
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 626
  • ISBN : 9780552139908
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • This is an exciting espionage thriller set during the 1991 Gulf War about an attempt by the British to trap an Iraqui mole who is part of Sadam Hussein's inner circle.

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    The Outsider
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780698407121
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever—his own. For more than forty years, Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, from the groundbreaking The Day of the Jackal to the prescient The Kill List. Whether writing about the murky world of arms dealers, the shadowy Nazi underground movement, or the intricacies of worldwide drug cartels, every plot has been chillingly plausible because every detail has been minutely researched. But what most people don’t know is that some of his greatest stories of intrigue have been in his own life. He was the RAF’s youngest pilot at the age of nineteen, barely escaped the wrath of an arms dealer in Hamburg, got strafed by a MiG during the Nigerian civil war, landed during a bloody coup in Guinea-Bissau (and was accused of helping fund a 1973 coup in Equatorial Guinea). The Stasi arrested him, the Israelis feted him, the IRA threatened him, and a certain attractive Czech secret police agent—well, her actions were a bit more intimate. And that’s just for starters. It is a memoir like no other—and a book of pure delight.

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  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 576
  • ISBN : 9780804181068
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the master of the novel of international intrigue comes a riveting new book as timely and unsettling as tomorrow's headlines. It is summer 1999 in Russia, a country on the threshold of anarchy. An interim president sits powerless in Moscow as his nation is wracked by famine and inflation, crime and corruption, and seething hordes of the unemployed roam the streets. For the West, Russia is a basket case. But for Igor Komarov, one-time army sergeant who has risen to leadership of the right-wing UPF party, the chaos is made to order. As he waits in the wings for the presidential election of January 2000, his striking voice rings out over the airwaves offering the roiling masses hope at last—not only for law, order, and prosperity, but for restoring the lost greatness of their land. Who is this man with the golden tongue who is so quickly becoming the promise of a Russia reborn? A document stolen from party headquarters and smuggled to Washington and London sends nightmare chills through those who remember the past, for this Black Manifesto is pure Mein Kampf in a country with frightening parallels to the Germany of the Weimar Republic. Officially the West can do nothing, but in secret a group of elder statesmen sends the only person who can expose the truth about Komarov into the heart of the inferno. Jason Monk, ex-CIA and "the best damn agent-runner we ever had," had sworn he would never return to Moscow, but one name changes his mind. Colonel Anatoli Grishin, the KGB officer who tortured and murdered four of Monk's agents after they had been betrayed by Aldrich Ames, is now Komarov's head of security. Monk has a dual mission: to stop Komarov, whatever it takes, and to prepare the way for an icon worthy of the Russian people. But he has a personal mission as well: to settle the final score with Grishin. To do this he must stay alive--and the forces allied against him are ruthless, the time frighteningly short. . . . Praise for Icon “Vintage Forsyth, intricate, exact and gripping.”—The New York Times Book Review “Another strong performance by a writer who knows exactly what he's about, and who here catalyzes narrative with another memorable protagonist, the stealthy and daring Monk.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “One of his best works for a long time, which provides an all-too-real look at a chilling new millennium.”—The Sunday Times, London

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    The Cobra
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781101442470
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For decades, the West has been fighting the cocaine cartels-and losing- until the president decides enough is enough and asks one man to take charge. His task: to destroy the cocaine industry. His name: Cobra. It is the ultimate secret war. But only one side can win...

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    The Fist of God
  • Author : Thomas Fenton,Jamal Igle,Steven Cummings
  • Publisher : Humanoids Inc
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781594654091
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • A gripping supernatural thriller of biblical proportions...quite literally.

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    Avenger
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1429974001
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Frederick Forsyth is back with Avenger! A heart-stopping thriller of murder, intrigue, deception, and revenge Attorney Calvin Dexter hangs his shingle in a quiet New Jersey town, has a reasonably successful practice, and takes the hills strong while triathlon training. But Dexter is no ordinary lawyer. On Sundays, he reads the paper and shuffles around his dark, empty house, trying to forget about a life he has lost forever. Until, of course, Dexter reads something in the papers that sends him the necessary signal. Until one of the handful who know of Dexter's other life tries to contact him. For in a world that has forgotten right and wrong, few can settle a score like Cal Dexter can. But the game is changing, and this time CIA agent Kevin McBride must find a way to stop Dexter before his quest for vengeance throws the world into chaos.

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    The Afghan
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 0399153942
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • "When British and American intelligence catch wind of a major Al Qaeda operation in the works, they instantly galvanize--but to do what? They know nothing about it: the what, where, or when. They have no sources in Al Qaeda, and it's impossible to plant s

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    The Deceiver
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN : 9780553297423
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Sam McCready serves Britain as Chief of Covert Operations for the Secret Intelligence Service. He's competent, dedicated, in his prime. Why then this push to get him out? The options are painful -- early retirement or an administrative backwater. But he has one other option: it's a wild card, confrontational, risky. Risky because McCready knows too much. He senses the move is more about destabilizing SIS than settling a score with him. Who wants him out, and why? And what happens if he refuses to go quietly?

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    Shaking a Fist at God
  • Author : Katharine Julia Dell
  • Publisher : Liguori Publications
  • Pages : 132
  • ISBN : UOM:39015038596204
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • The author examines "undeserved suffering," first from the point of view of Job from the Old Testament and then through the writings of such authors as Chaucer, Thomas Hardy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Archibald MacLeish, and Tom Stoppard.

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    The Day of the Jackal
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781101604670
  • Reader Reviews : 35
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE CLASSIC THRILLER FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR FREDERICK FORSYTH “The Day of the Jackal makes such comparable books such as The Manchurian Candidate and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold seem like Hardy Boy mysteries.”—The New York Times The Jackal. A tall, blond Englishman with opaque, gray eyes. A killer at the top of his profession. A man unknown to any secret service in the world. An assassin with a contract to kill the world's most heavily guarded man. One man with a rifle who can change the course of history. One man whose mission is so secretive not even his employers know his name. And as the minutes count down to the final act of execution, it seems that there is no power on earth that can stop the Jackal.

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    The Negotiator
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN : 9780553283938
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Frederick Forsyth, master of the international thriller, retums with an electrifying story of a man of immense power and a conspiracy to crush the President of the United States. Only one man—Forsyth's most unforgettable hero yet—can prevent the plan from succeeding. His name is Quinn. He is the Negotiator. President Cormack is bent on a signing a sweeping U.S.-Soviet disarmament treaty, and the master conspirator is determined to stop him. The kidnapping of a young man on a country road in Oxfordshire is but the first brutal step in the explosive plot engineer the president's destruction. Enter Quinn. Quinn plays the kidnappers like a master musician. . . until, in a shocking tumabout, he discovers that ransom was not their objection after all—and that he has been lured into a cunningly woven web. Now he must draw upon his deepest strengths—to save not only the victim but the entire free world.

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    The Kill List
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781101621745
  • Reader Reviews : 34
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An extraordinary cutting-edge suspense novel from the "king of the pack" (The Washington Times), #1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth. In northern Virginia, a secret agency named TOSA (Technical Operations Support Activity) has one mission: to track, find, and kill those so dangerous to the United States that they are on a short, very close-held document known as the Kill List. Now a new name has been added: a terrorist of frightening effectiveness called the Preacher, who radicalizes young Muslims living abroad to carry out assassinations. Unfortunately for him, one of his targets is a retired Marine general, whose son is TOSA’s top tracker of men. The Preacher has made it personal—and now the hunt is on….

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    The Devil's Alternative
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9781101602164
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • #1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers a frighteningly possible novel of international terrorism and impending war… As the Russian people face starvation, the Politburo is faced with a hard choice: negotiate with America for food, go to war for national survival, or deal with an uprising in the motherland. Through an informant, British Agent Adam Munro learns that the situation is growing dangerously tense, with powerful forces in the USSR maneuvering for supremacy. But even as East and West conduct delicate talks, events spiral out of control and threaten to undo every step taken. The world’s largest oil tanker is hijacked by terrorists, and a Ukrainian “freedom fighter” is rescued in a bloody catastrophe on the Black Sea. From Moscow to Washington, the stakes grow ever more perilous as the mad actions of a few threaten to engulf the entire world in nuclear war—unless Munro can stop them.

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    No Comebacks
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781101608760
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Here are ten suspenseful, serpentine stories of betrayal, blackmail, murder, and revenge...all culminating in shocking twists of fate. Within these pages live a wealth of characters you will not soon forget...people whose lives become irrevocably trapped in a world of no comebacks, beyond the point of no return--from the manipulators and the manipulated to the ultra-rich capable of buying and selling human lives, to the everyday man maneuvered by circumstances into performing deadly acts of violence.

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    The God of Small Things
  • Author : Arundhati Roy
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780307374677
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The beloved debut novel about an affluent Indian family forever changed by one fateful day in 1969, from the author of The Ministry of Utmost Happiness NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s modern classic is equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama. The seven-year-old twins Estha and Rahel see their world shaken irrevocably by the arrival of their beautiful young cousin, Sophie. It is an event that will lead to an illicit liaison and tragedies accidental and intentional, exposing “big things [that] lurk unsaid” in a country drifting dangerously toward unrest. Lush, lyrical, and unnerving, The God of Small Things is an award-winning landmark that started for its author an esteemed career of fiction and political commentary that continues unabated.

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    The Biafra Story
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9781848846067
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : History
  • A fearless act of journalism in 1960s Nigeria and the true story behind the international bestselling novel The Dogs of War. The Nigerian civil war of the late 1960s was one of the first occasions when Western consciences were awakened and deeply affronted by the level of suffering and the scale of atrocity being played out in the African continent. This was thanks not just to advances in communication technology but to the courage and journalistic skills of foreign correspondents like Frederick Forsyth, who had already earned an enviable reputation for tenacity and accuracy working for Reuters and the BBC. In The Biafra Story, Forsyth reveals the depth of the British Government’s active involvement in the conflict—information which many in power would have preferred to remain secret. General Gowon’s genocide of the Biafran people was facilitated by a ready supply of British arms and advice. Still tragically relevant in its depiction of global affairs, this powerful book also launched Frederick Forsyth to literary stardom by providing him with the background material for The Dogs of War. The dramatic events and shocking political exposures, all delivered with Forsyth’s bold and perceptive style, makes The Biafra Story a compelling lesson in courage.

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    The Resurrection of Jason Ash
  • Author : Thomas Fenton,Jamal Ingle,Steven Cummings
  • Publisher : Humanoids Inc
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781594655104
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • A gripping supernatural thriller of biblical proportions...quite literally.

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    The Shepherd
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 69
  • ISBN : 9781453287729
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Christmas Eve, 1957: An RAF pilot needs a miracle to make it home as his fighter jet begins to fail, in a story by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author. It is Christmas Eve, 1957, and there are cozier places to be than the cockpit of a de Havilland Vampire fighter plane. But for the Royal Air Force pilot who has just taken off from West Germany, this single-seat jet is the only way to make it back to England for Christmas morning. His flight plan is simple; the fuel tank is full. In sixty-six minutes, he will be back in Blighty. But then the plane begins to fail. First the compass goes haywire, then the radio dies. Lost and alone above the English coast, the pilot is searching for a landing strip when the fog closes in, signaling certain death. He has given up hope when a second shadow appears—a Mosquito fighter-bomber of World War II vintage. The plane is a “shepherd,” guiding the Vampire to a safe landing, and its appearance is a gift from fate, a miracle out of time—but for one lonely pilot, the mystery has just begun. A classic bestseller, beloved by aviation fans (including actor John Travolta, who calls it “one of my favorites because it personalizes the two planes”) and general readers alike, The Shepherd is a gripping, heartwarming tale for a cold winter’s night.

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    The Odessa File
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN : 9780099559832
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Suspense fiction. Reissues of 7 of Forsyth's classic thrillers.

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    Forsyth's Three
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Viking Adult
  • Pages : 1158
  • ISBN : 0670524107
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  • Genre : Suspense fiction
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    Men Like Gods
  • Author : Herbert George Wells
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B245181
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Men Like Gods

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    Emeka
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1627152474
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book Emeka

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    The Feast of the Goat
  • Author : Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9781429921787
  • Reader Reviews : 38
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Haunted all her life by feelings of terror and emptiness, forty-nine-year-old Urania Cabral returns to her native Dominican Republic - and finds herself reliving the events of l961, when the capital was still called Trujillo City and one old man terrorized a nation of three million. Rafael Trujillo, the depraved ailing dictator whom Dominicans call the Goat, controls his inner circle with a combination of violence and blackmail. In Trujillo's gaudy palace, treachery and cowardice have become a way of life. But Trujillo's grasp is slipping. There is a conspiracy against him, and a Machiavellian revolution already underway that will have bloody consequences of its own. In this 'masterpiece of Latin American and world literature, and one of the finest political novels ever written' (Bookforum), Mario Vargas Llosa recounts the end of a regime and the birth of a terrible democracy, giving voice to the historical Trujillo and the victims, both innocent and complicit, drawn into his deadly orbit.

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    Our Missing Hearts
  • Author : Celeste Ng
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780593492550
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An instant New York Times bestseller • A New York Times Notable Book of 2022 • A TIME Magazine Best Book of 2022 • One of The Washington Post's Best Books of 2022 • A Reese's Book Club Pick From the #1 bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere, comes the inspiring new novel about a mother’s unbreakable love in a world consumed by fear. “It’s impossible not to be moved.” —Stephen King, The New York Times Book Review “Riveting, tender, and timely.” —People, Book of the Week “Thought-provoking, heart-wrenching…I was so invested in the future of this mother and son, and I can’t wait to hear what you think of this deeply suspenseful story!” – Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club October ’22 Pick) Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in a university library. His mother Margaret, a Chinese American poet, left the family when he was nine years old without a trace. Bird knows to not ask too many questions, stand out too much, or stray too far. For a decade, his family's life has been governed by laws written to preserve “American culture” in the wake of years of economic instability and violence. To keep the peace and restore prosperity, the authorities are now allowed to relocate children of dissidents, especially those of Asian origin, and libraries have been forced to remove books seen as unpatriotic. Bird has grown up disavowing his mother and her poems; he doesn’t know her work or what happened to her, and he knows he shouldn’t wonder. But when he receives a mysterious letter containing only a cryptic drawing, he is pulled into a quest to find her. His journey will take him back to the many folktales she poured into his head as a child, through the ranks of an underground network of librarians, into the lives of the children who have been taken, and finally to New York City, where a new act of defiance may be the beginning of much-needed change. Our Missing Hearts is an old story made new, of the ways supposedly civilized communities can ignore the most searing injustice. It’s a story about the power—and limitations—of art to create change, the lessons and legacies we pass on to our children, and how any of us can survive a broken world with our hearts intact.

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    The Fourth Protocol
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN : 9781446474495
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The chilling thriller from an international bestselling phenomenon. Plan Aurora, hatched in a remote dacha in the forest outside Moscow and initiated with relentless brilliance and skill, is a plan within a plan that, in its spine-chilling ingenuity, breaches the ultra-secret Fourth Protocol and turns the fears that shaped it into a living nightmare. A crack Soviet agent, placed under cover in a quiet English country town, begins to assemble a jigsaw of devastation. MI5 investigator John Preston, working against the most urgent of deadlines, leads an operation to prevent the act of murderous destruction aimed at tumbling Britain into revolution...

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    Great Flying Stories
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN : 0393036499
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Adventure stories, American
  • H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Bach, Roald Dahl, Len Deighton and seven other famous writers explore the novelty, the adventure, and the skill of flying, in entertaining stories ranging from the fantastic to the factual.

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    Contemporary Religious Satanism
  • Author : Jesper Aagaard Petersen
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0754652866
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • Despite the fascinating nature of religious Satanism, it has attracted little scholarship until relatively recently. This book brings together a group of international scholars to produce the first serious book-length study of religious Satanism, presenting a collection that will have wide appeal to specialists and non-specialists alike. The first part contains broader studies of influential groups and important aspects of the Satanic milieu, especially regarding historical developments, the construction of tradition and issues of legitimacy. The second part narrows the view to regional variations, especially with studies on Northern and Eastern Europe. The third part consists of primary documents selected for their representational and informational value.

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    1089 and All that
  • Author : D. J. Acheson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0198516231
  • Reader Reviews : 7
  • Genre : Mathematics
  • This excellent book, written by the established author David Acheson, makes mathematics accessible to everyone. Providing an entertaining and witty overview of the subject, the text includes several fascinating puzzles, and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famouscartoonists. This unusual book is one of the most readable explanations of mathematics available.

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    The Veteran
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9781466863057
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Frederick Forsyth, The Master Storyteller, Presents Five Brilliantly Ingenious Tales of Murder, Justice, Intrigue and Revenge A miracle in war-torn Siena that begins with the persecution of a young nun in the turbulent days of the sixteenth century and culminates in the bitter German retreat from Italy; a drug-smuggling heist on an international flight where the knock are only one step ahead of the smugglers; a ruthless urban murder, where a brilliant QC decides to defend the killers, resulting in a startling act of justice; an incandescent art scam at a famous London auction house, and a brilliantly plotted revenge that shatters the elegant world of Old Masters - each story is a remarkable tour de force. And above all here is a brilliant novella, 'Whispering Wind', which begins with the single survivor of Custer's Last Stand at the battle of Little Big Horn. It follows the defense from rape and murder of a Cheyenne girl and a flight across the mountains and forests of the West, ending in a savage present-day manhunt in the wild lands of Montana. Whether his theme is international espionage, miraculous events in war-torn Italy or a Customs drug bust, the stories in The Veteran all share Forsyth's trademark for compulsive storytelling, his clinical eye for authentic detail and an unnerving sense of suspense. Not since his New York Times bestselling story collection No Comebacks has he crafted such remarkable work. Five breathtaking tales from the greatest storyteller of them all.

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    The Stone World
  • Author : Joel Agee
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781612199559
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the son of acclaimed author James Agee, a haunting novel depicting an American boy’s childhood in Mexico, ensconced in a world comprised of communist European exiles, local union activists, street children, and avant-garde artists like Frida Kahlo. Joel Agee’s hallucinatory first novel begins in a house with a large garden in an unnamed Mexican town in the late 1940s, where six-and-a-half-year-old Peter reads, dreams, and plays with his friends. He is a nascent explorer, artist, philosopher, mystic, and scientist. His world is still new, not yet papered over with received knowledge. And the actual world around him is a unique one in history: a community of leftist emigrés who have found refuge in Mexico from the Nazi and fascist regimes of Europe, rubbing shoulders with Mexican labor activists and leftists such as Frida Kahlo. But the emigrés long for home — including Peter’s step-father, who wants to return to his native Germany. Going back to Europe may not be safe for any of them yet, however, which gives rise to anguished arguments among Peter’s parents’s and their tight group of friends. And slowly, Peter begins to comprehend that his world may be turned upside down – that he might be forced to take leave of everyone he knows: his best friend, Arón; his father’s friend Sándor, who talks about revolution and performs magic tricks; and Zita, the family’s live-in-maid, who has taught him the consoling mysteries of prayer . . . Steeped in the magic and myths of childhood — yet haunted by a harsh adult world bedeviled by instability and political turmoil — Joel Agee’s The Stone World is an unforgettable portrait of a family that will inevitably invite comparison with another classic family story, that of his father James Agee’s A Death in the Family.

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    The Book Thief
  • Author : Markus Zusak
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 578
  • ISBN : 9780307433848
  • Reader Reviews : 2620
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME The extraordinary, beloved novel about the ability of books to feed the soul even in the darkest of times. When Death has a story to tell, you listen. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can’t resist–books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time. “The kind of book that can be life-changing.” —The New York Times “Deserves a place on the same shelf with The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank.” —USA Today DON’T MISS BRIDGE OF CLAY, MARKUS ZUSAK’S FIRST NOVEL SINCE THE BOOK THIEF.

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    The Fist of God
  • Author : A. T. Nicholas
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0966680707
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • A presidential campaign becomes the pivotal point of a spiritual war between ancient enemies while a man searches for his wife's killer amid bizarre events.

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    Grave Peril
  • Author : Jim Butcher
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN : 0451462343
  • Reader Reviews : 159
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After Chicago's ghost population starts going seriously postal, resident wizard Harry Dresden much figure out who is stirring them up and why they all seem to be somehow connected to him.

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    So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish
  • Author : Douglas Adams
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780307497901
  • Reader Reviews : 54
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Now celebrating the 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, soon to be a Hulu original series! “A madcap adventure . . . Adams’s writing teeters on the fringe of inspired lunacy.”—United Press International Back on Earth with nothing more to show for his long, strange trip through time and space than a ratty towel and a plastic shopping bag, Arthur Dent is ready to believe that the past eight years were all just a figment of his stressed-out imagination. But a gift-wrapped fishbowl with a cryptic inscription, the mysterious disappearance of Earth’s dolphins, and the discovery of his battered copy of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy all conspire to give Arthur the sneaking suspicion that something otherworldly is indeed going on. God only knows what it all means. Fortunately, He left behind a Final Message of explanation. But since it’s light-years away from Earth, on a star surrounded by souvenir booths, finding out what it is will mean hitching a ride to the far reaches of space aboard a UFO with a giant robot. What else is new? “The most ridiculously exaggerated situation comedy known to created beings . . . Adams is irresistible.”—The Boston Globe

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    When God Whispers Your Name
  • Author : Max Lucado
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN : 9781418519360
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Religion
  • These days, bad news often outpaces the good. Problems outnumber solutions. You may turn and ask, "Where is God at a time like this?" Friend, he's right here. And he's whispering your name. You really want to do what is right. But sometimes life turns south. You're anxious, you're busy, you're cautious because you've been hurt before--or maybe you're all of the above. But pastor and New York Times bestselling author Max Lucado is here to share some good news: in the Bible and in the circumstances of your life, God whispers your name lovingly, tenderly, patiently, and persistently. Somewhere between the pages of this book and the pages of your heart, God is speaking. And he is calling you by name. Maybe that's hard to believe. Maybe you just can't imagine that the One who made it all thinks of you that personally--that he keeps your name on his heart and lips. In When God Whispers Your Name, Max will help you: See yourself in the stories of hardship and redemption in Scripture Understand that you are uniquely known by God Grasp the great and daring love of the One who calls your name Each copy of When God Whispers Your Name also includes a discussion guide designed to let you dive deeper into the timeless scripture that underlies each of these lessons of hope, encouragement, and redemption. Max knows that we all need a reminder every now and then--not a sermon, but a simple reminder that God knows our names. Today, listen carefully. Hear that? God is whispering your name.

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    Holy Bible
  • Author : Zondervan Publishing House,Zondervan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1940
  • ISBN : 0310422884
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Bibles
  • A reasonably priced, quality black hardcover pew and ministry Bible featuring a large 12-point font.

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    The Fist Of God
  • Author : Frederick Forsyth,Anil Kale
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : 8171619282
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE DAY OF THE JACKAL, INTERNATIONAL MASTER OF INTRIGUE FREDERICK FORSYTH, COMES A THRILLER THAT BRILLIANTLY BLENDS FACT WITH FICTION FOR ONE OF THIS SUMMER`S--OR ANY SEASON`S--MOST EXPLOSIVE READS! FROM THE BEHIND-THE-SCENES DECISION-MAKING OF THE ALLIES TO THE SECRET MEETINGS OF SADDAM HUSSEIN`S WAR CABINET, FROM THE BRAVE AMERICAN FLIERS RUNNING THEIR DANGEROUS MISSIONS OVER IRAQ TO THE HEROIC YOUNG SPY PLANTED DEEP IN THE HEART OF BAGHDAD, FORSYTH`S INCOMPARABLE STORYTELLING SKILL KEEPS THE SUSPENSE AT A BREAKNECK PACE. SOMEWHERE IN BAGHDAD IS THE MYSTERIOUS "JERICHO," THE TRAITOR WHO IS WILLING--FOR A PRICE--TO REVEAL WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE HIGH COUNCILS OF THE IRAQI DICTATOR. BUT SADDAM`S ULTIMATE WEAPON HAS BEEN KEPT SECRET EVEN FROM HIS MOST TRUSTED ADVISERS, AND THE NIGHTMARE SCENARIO THAT HAUNTS GENERAL SCHWARZKOPF AND HIS COLLEAGUES IS SUDDENLY IMMINENT, UNLESS SOMEHOW, THE SPY CAN LOCATE THAT WEAPON--THE FIST OF GOD--IN TIME. PEOPLED WITH VIVID CHARACTERS, BRILLIANTLY DISPLAYING FORSYTH`S INCOMPARABLE, KNOWLEDGE OF INTELLIGENCE OPERATIONS AND TRADECRAFT, MOVING BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND LONDON, BAGHDAD AND KUWAIT, DESERT VASTNESSES AND CITY BAZAARS, THIS BREATHTAKING NOVEL IS AN UTTERLY CONVINCING STORY OF WHAT MAY ACTUALLY HAVE HAPPENED BEHIND THE HEADLINES....१९९० साली सद्दाम हुसेनन कुवेतवर आक्रमण केल. त्याआधी काही दिवस इंग्लडमध्ये एक अस्पष्ट रेडिओ-संभाषणं पकडल गेल. त्या संभाषणात ` कुबत-उत-अल्ला` नावाच्या एका अत्यंत गुप्त, महाविध्वंसक शत्राचा उल्लेख होता. हे शस्त्र संयुक्त फौजाचा विध्वंस करणार होत.... हुबेहूब अरबासारख्या दिसेना-या मेजर माइक मार्टिनला, कुवेतमधल्या इराकी फौजांची माहिती काढण्यासाठी आणि इराकला कुवेतमधून गुप्त सशस्त्र विरोध करण्यासाठी कुवेतमध्ये पाठवल गेलं. तिथं मिळालेल्या माहितीमुळे त्यानं चक्क बगदाद मध्ये शिरकाव केला. बगदाद मध्ये त्याला `जेरिको` नावाच्या फितुरांकरवी माहिती गोळा करायची होती.... हे युद्ध जिंकण्याची सद्दामला एवढी खात्री का होती? त्यांन कुवेतमधून बाहेर पडायला का नकार दिला? या प्रश्नाची उत्तर हि कादंबरी वाचल्याखेरीज मिळणार नाहीत?

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    A Feast for Crows
  • Author : George R. R. Martin
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN : 9780553900323
  • Reader Reviews : 3296
  • Genre : Fiction
  • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FOURTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES Few books have captivated the imagination and won the devotion and praise of readers and critics everywhere as has George R. R. Martin’s monumental epic cycle of high fantasy. Now, in A Feast for Crows, Martin delivers the long-awaited fourth book of his landmark series, as a kingdom torn asunder finds itself at last on the brink of peace . . . only to be launched on an even more terrifying course of destruction. A FEAST FOR CROWS It seems too good to be true. After centuries of bitter strife and fatal treachery, the seven powers dividing the land have decimated one another into an uneasy truce. Or so it appears. . . . With the death of the monstrous King Joffrey, Cersei is ruling as regent in King’s Landing. Robb Stark’s demise has broken the back of the Northern rebels, and his siblings are scattered throughout the kingdom like seeds on barren soil. Few legitimate claims to the once desperately sought Iron Throne still exist—or they are held in hands too weak or too distant to wield them effectively. The war, which raged out of control for so long, has burned itself out. But as in the aftermath of any climactic struggle, it is not long before the survivors, outlaws, renegades, and carrion eaters start to gather, picking over the bones of the dead and fighting for the spoils of the soon-to-be dead. Now in the Seven Kingdoms, as the human crows assemble over a banquet of ashes, daring new plots and dangerous new alliances are formed, while surprising faces—some familiar, others only just appearing—are seen emerging from an ominous twilight of past struggles and chaos to take up the challenges ahead. It is a time when the wise and the ambitious, the deceitful and the strong will acquire the skills, the power, and the magic to survive the stark and terrible times that lie before them. It is a time for nobles and commoners, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and sages to come together and stake their fortunes . . . and their lives. For at a feast for crows, many are the guests—but only a few are the survivors.