Posts in category: Novellas
By David Baldacci
In Bullseye, an all-new novella from no 1 Sunday Times bestselling writer David Baldacci, worlds collide whilst executive murderer Will Robie is stuck within the crossfire with Oliver Stone and the Camel Club.
Will Robie is remaining in on his subsequent aim whilst he reveals himself in the course of a financial institution heist - and he is taken hostage along Oliver Stone. yet is that this only a basic financial institution task, or are the robbers after anything much more beneficial - and hazardous - than the money within the vault?
Praise for David Baldacci
“Baldacci cuts everyone's grass - Grisham's, Ludlum's, even Patricia Cornwell's - and greater than will get away with it” - People
“As ordinary, Baldacci can provide the products in superb variety, with thrills and spills aplenty” - Independent on Sunday
“Baldacci inhabits the outside of his creations - tripping us up with unforeseen empathy and refined identity” - Sunday Express
Also via David Baldacci
The Finisher, an enormous new younger grownup novel from David Baldacci, is out now.
David Baldacci's explosive new mystery, The Target, publishes in April 2014.
About the Author
David Baldacci is a global bestselling novelist. along with his books released in over forty five diversified languages and in additional than eighty international locations, and with over a hundred and ten million copies in print, he's one of many world's favorite storytellers. David is additionally the co-founder, together with his spouse, of the want You good beginning, a non-profit association, devoted to casting off illiteracy throughout the US. nonetheless a resident of his local Virginia, he invitations you to go to his origin at www.WishYouWellFoundation.org, and to appear into its programme to unfold books throughout the United States at www.FeedingBodyandMind
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Mindbender - Albert E. Cowdrey
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By Thomas Bernhard
"[Wittgenstein's Nephew is] a meditative fugue for mad, very good voices at the subject matters of loss of life, death-in-life and the artist's and thinker's function in society . . . oddly relocating and humorous on the comparable time."—Joseph Coates, Chicago Tribune
"Mr. Bernhard's memoir approximately Paul Wittgenstein is a 'confession and a responsible homage to their friendship; it takes where of the graveside speech he by no means added. In its obsessive, based rhythms and narrative eloquence, it resembles a sad aria by way of Richard Strauss. . . . this can be a memento mori that methods genius.'"—Richard Locke, Wall highway Journal
By Steve Berry
During this unique e-book novella by means of the New York Times bestselling writer of The King’s Deception, globetrotting intelligence agent Cotton Malone is lured into harmful intrigue surrounding the world’s most famed royals—and uncovers a murderous conspiracy of terrorists and traitors, all born from an old story of Saxon history.
“In Malone, [Steve] Berry has created a vintage, advanced hero.”—USA Today
In England to take part within the trial of suspected overseas terrorists, Justice division agent Cotton Malone is mysteriously summoned to an viewers with the Queen of britain. A cryptic name has warned of looming threat to the ill queen’s son and grandson—the subsequent heirs in line for the throne. And while the resource of that ominous details, a infamous tabloid writer, dies mysteriously, the royal family members has cause to worry a real conspiracy. yet in addition they suspect that the enemy lies within—and not anyone at Buckingham Palace, or maybe the nation’s personal mystery Intelligence provider, could be depended on. Now it’s as much as Malone to find the reality. Matching wits with a power-mad baby-kisser and a vicious royal blue blood, he needs to race opposed to time during the streets of London to the forbidden reaches of Iceland, all to prevent a titanic plot to grab the monarchy—one that stretches again to the time of Arthur.
Praise for Steve Berry and his Cotton Malone series
“Malone, a hero with a private stake within the lawsuits, is a welcome respite from the chilly, calculating superspies who muddle the genre.”—Entertainment Weekly
“Steve Berry will get higher and higher with every one new book.”—The Huffington Post
“Savvy readers . . . can't get it wrong with Cotton Malone.”—Library Journal
“Berry increases this genre’s stakes.”—The manhattan Times
“I love this guy.”—#1 New York Times bestselling writer Lee baby
By Alex Hughes
Being a telepath, I must have noticeable the hell i used to be getting myself into…
I was once essentially the most strong telepaths within the guild. That used to be earlier than my drug dependancy and ahead of they kicked me out. yet I'm no longer a nasty man. Now I aid the Atlanta PD resolve murders. or even notwithstanding there are just a few humans I name associates, I'd do so much whatever to maintain their trust.
So while a pass judgement on asks me to aid examine a lacking collage child, I'm down for it. No questions requested. No challenge. yet during this darkish international, issues are by no means effortless and a prefer is rarely only a want. seems, politicians don’t like being homicide suspects. And it's undesirable to anger anyone with extra energy than you. i assumed I had not anything to lose... i used to be wrong.
Includes a preview of Alex Hughes’s Sharp
By Joe R. Lansdale
Lifeless target marks the continually welcome go back of Joe R. Lansdale s so much enduring fictional creations: Hap Collins and Leonard Pine. the result's a spare, fantastically crafted novella within which Lansdale s exact voice and inimitable narrative presents are on full--and generous--display.
The tale starts off barely enough whilst the 2 conform to supply security for a lady pressured by means of her violent, soon-to-be-ex husband. yet, as readers of this sequence will already comprehend, occasions within the lives of Hap and Leonard infrequently remain easy for lengthy. whilst a prolonged stakeout results in a deadly capturing and 2 moldering corpses ensue in an in a different way abandoned trailer, the character of this 'routine' project alterations dramatically. the resultant research reveals a posh net of lies, duplicity, and hidden agendas that leads from an upscale Texas legislation company to the area of geared up crime, culminating within the type of explosive, anything-can-happen war of words that merely Joe Lansdale may possibly create. Violent, profane, and infrequently raucously humorous, lifeless goal is a tautly written, highly interesting mystery and a triumph of the storyteller s paintings.
By F. Sionil Jose
3 novellas--including Obsession, Platinum, and Cadena de Amor--examine the Philippine adventure during the lives of 3 lady characters, a prostitute, a scholar activist, and a political candidate.
By Michael Moorcock
Stories from the tip of Time encompasses a Messiah on the finish of Time and Legends from the top of Time - Books IV and V of Dancers on the finish of Time. It's united kingdom name is "The Transformation of omit Mavis Ming."
"Pale Roses" starts off with the destruction of the rainbow a part of Werther de Goethe's production Rain by means of the eternal Concubine, Mistress Christia, and Werther's depression. After a brief interlude, Werther discovers, by means of a parachute that heavily resembles a scorching air balloon, a toddler (Catherine Lily Marguerite Natasha Dolores Beatrice Machineshop-Seven Flambeau Gratitude) who's the fourteen 12 months outdated daughter of 2 time tourists, and deigns to tackle the position of her now deceased parents.
Following a masquerade with the topic of youth, Werther is passionately conquer and engages in sexual activity with Catherine. After the development, disgusted by way of what he perceives to be the enormity of his acts, he's much more disgusted in Catherine for having loved what she describes as le petit mal. the tale climaxes with Werther's suicide by way of leaping from his tower unaided by way of his parachute and his next resurrection.
It is then published that Catherine is basically Mistress Christia in hide, the sequence of occasions being an try to reconcile after her having destroyed his rainbow.
"White Stars": after gaining knowledge of that he had inadvertently destroyed one among Lord Shark the Unknown's experiments with lichen, the Duke of Queens bargains to duel with him that allows you to rid himself of his guilt.
In "Ancient Shadows" a time traveller, Dafnish Armatuce, and her son, Snuffles, arrive on the finish of Time, and get involved with leave out Mavis Ming.
In "A Mesiah on the finish of Time" a self-proclaimed savior has arrived on the finish of Time, domestic of the deliciously decadent and frightfully bored. regrettably, the very last thing they want is a messiah. in particular one like Fireclown--who deals such not likely presents as insanity, discomfort and Doom.
Very retailesque epub!
By Pär Lagerkvist
3rd publication in a chain that all started with Barabbas and The Sibyl, in keeping with the again of this publication. All books stand alone--in truth, I didn't observe this was once a sequence until eventually examining the again of the e-book! It explores subject matters regarding non secular existentialism--common to a lot Lagerkvist's work.
Barabbas and The Sibyl are available on bibliotik, in addition to a set of brief tales. don't pass over The Sibyl--I stumbled on it a great novella.
In this novel the pilgrim Tobias, sure for the Holy Land,
joins corporation with a mysterious stranger who travels with
a girl recognized as Diana. The stranger, we become aware of, is
Ahasuerus, who denied Jesus a second of respite and was once
condemned to everlasting lifestyles. Tobias’ lifestyles is kept via Diana,
and in the finish, Ahasuerus reveals what for him is the purely
from in regards to the writer at the back:
P A R L A G E R ok V I S T , Swedish Nobel Prize winner, makes use of
materials of the prior to precise smooth rules. For part a century
he has constructed as an inventive artist, and his paintings contains extra
than thirty-five volumes of fiction, drama, poems and essays.
Though his early popularity used to be dependent on the philosophy con
tained in his performs, huge translation of his different writings has
won him many devotees in either hemispheres.
When american citizens have been brought to Barabbas, a haunting
tale of Calvary, in 1951, a critic stated: “He has in basic terms to point out,
to draw a sharp and poignant line, and his collaborator, the
twentieth-century reader, can fill in his personal background.” This
book has been filmed lately in Rome through Dino De Laurentiis,
to be published via Columbia images in the spring.
other novels, The Dwarf and The Sibyl, were released in
this state, as good as The everlasting Smile, a assortment of brief
Apart from prolonged visits to Denmark, France and Italy,
Lagerkvist has lived mainly in Sweden, the place he was once informed
at the collage of Upsala. In 1940 he was once elected one of the
eighteen “immortals” of the Swedish Academy
Originally released in Swedish in 1960.
By Pittacus Lore
During this interesting seventy-five-page prequel spouse novella to the New York occasions bestselling i'm quantity 4 sequence, observe the real origins of the traitorous quantity 5. earlier than allying himself with the Mogadorians, prior to infiltrating the Garde, ahead of committing the last word betrayal, 5 was once in hiding like the others. but if his Cêpan dies, 5 is pressured to outlive on his personal. wanting to ultimately event the area he was once regularly stored except, 5 quickly will get concerned with the incorrect type of people--the Mogadorians. In Five's Legacy see how certainly one of Lorien's final hopes for survival turned one in every of its most threatening adversaries.