By Errol Lincoln Uys

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Publish 12 months note: First released in 1986

Brazil is a spellbinding saga on a very epic scale that brings to lifestyles Brazil and her history.

It is the 1st paintings of fiction to depict 5 centuries of a very good nation's extraordinary heritage, its evolution from colony to country, from empire to trendy republic. With a gorgeous forged of genuine and fictional characters, the tale unfolds in South the United States, Africa and Europe.

Two robust households dominate this awesome novel. The Cavalcantis are one of the unique settlers and identify the vintage Brazilian planation -- enormous, strong, equipped with slave exertions. The da Silvas signify the second one point in either modern and ancient Brazil: pathfinders and prospectors. For generations, those adventurers have their eyes set on El Dorado, which they eventually locate -- in a espresso fazenda at Sao Paulo.

Brazil is an intensely human tale -- brutal and violent, gentle and passionate. Perilous explorations during the Brazilian wilderness...the perpetual conflict of pioneer and Indian, visionary and fortune hunter, grasp and slave, zealot and exploiter...the thunder of struggle on land and sea as ecu powers and South American countries pursue their territorial conquests...the triumphs and tragedies of a those that outfitted a country protecting part the South American continent ... all are right here in a single spell-binding saga.

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Cadillac Beach: A Novel (Serge Storms)

By Tim Dorsey

And busting out of Chattahoochee country clinic ... with no his meds! The thrill-killing Floridaphile must resolve his bookie grandad's strange 1964 demise -- let alone release "Serge & Lenny's Florida Experience," the hot Miami strong point travel enterprise he is cooked up together with his most sensible brain-dead druggie-buddy. it is all strong. For Serge A. Storms, besides. no longer loads for a person else.

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The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist novel

By Kristine Kathryn Rusch

In a universe the place people and extraterrestrial beings have shaped a unfastened govt referred to as the Earth Alliance, treaties be sure that people are topic to alien legislation whilst on alien soil. yet alien legislation frequently make no feel, and the punishments range from death to lack of a first-born baby. Now 3 situations have collided: a stolen spaceyacht choked with lifeless our bodies, abducted human teenagers, and a human girl at the run, attempting to Disappear to prevent alien prosecution. Flint needs to implement the law—giving the youngsters to extraterrestrial beings, fixing the murders, and arresting the girl for attempting to store her personal lifestyles. yet how is a guy speculated to implement legislation which are unjust? How can he sacrifice innocents to a approach he’s uncertain he believes in? How can Miles Flint do the fitting factor in a universe the place the appropriate factor is particularly, very unsuitable? This undertaking Award-winning novel is Flint’s first experience, the tale that turns him from a police detective within the Armstrong Dome at the Moon right into a Retrieval Artist. “Rusch has created an enjoyable mix of poser and sf, a high-quality police drama that asks tough questions about what justice among cultures, or even species, relatively is.” —Booklist "It seems like a well-liked television sequence crossed with a Spielberg film—engaging." —Locus “The Disappeared is a truly readable, very thought-provoking novel that lives as much as each expectation we've got of Rusch and her significant skills. purchase and enjoy.” —Analog

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The Dog Who Came in from the Cold (Corduroy Mansions Series)

By Alexander McCall Smith


In the Corduroy Mansions sequence of novels, set in London’s hip Pimlico local, we meet a forged of captivating eccentrics, together with might be the world’s so much smart terrier, who make their domestic in a good-looking, although a little dilapidated, condominium block. 

The heartwarming and hilarious new installment within the Corduroy Mansions sequence provides the additional adventures of Alexander McCall Smith’s latest liked personality: the Pimlico terrier Freddie de l. a. Hay.
In the elegantly crumbling mansion block in Pimlico known as Corduroy Mansions, the comings and goings of the splendidly motley staff of citizens proceed apace. a couple of recent Age operators has decided that Terence Moongrove’s property is the cosmologically right position for his or her heart for cosmological reviews. Literary agent Barbara Ragg has made up our minds to symbolize Autobiography of a Yeti, purportedly dictated to the writer through the Abominable Snowman himself. And our small, hairy, ceaselessly excellent canines hero Freddie de los angeles Hay—belonging to failed oenophile William French—has been recruited by means of MI6 to infiltrate a Russian secret agent ring. understand that, the opposite denizens of Corduroy Mansions have problems with their very own. yet them all could be addressed with the wit and perception into the foibles of the human situation that experience develop into the hallmark of this peerless storyteller.

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Project Aura (Psychic Warrior) (Volume 2)

By Bob Mayer

Brain keep watch over is simply the 1st step... international domination is the next... very similar to males Who Stares at Goats, Psychic Warrior is a fictional story taken immediately from the pages of the as soon as labeled Trojan Warrior software in specified Forces and written by way of anyone who used to be within the unit and went throughout the education. Bob Mayer, former eco-friendly Beret knows first hand how the result of taking conflict into the digital aircraft via avatars after which reinserting covert operatives into the true global should be devastating. vibrant Gate. HAARP. distant audience. U.S. army operations so most sensible mystery that no longer even the president knew they existed. Now they've got produced an elite workforce of commandos in a position to depart their our bodies — and their souls — to struggle at any place, each time, utilizing the persuasive energy of the human brain. Sergeant significant Jimmy Dalton is considered one of them. An ex-Green Beret, a guy without relatives, no ties, and not anything to lose, Dalton is familiar with the main risky weapon in any arsenal is the brain. one of the first Psychic Warriors to be conflict confirmed at the digital airplane, Dalton has obvious up shut the wear and destruction the hot guns may cause. The reminiscence will hang-out him the remainder of his days. even if, Dalton has a brand new set of enemies. Enemies that experience existed for millennia. First, the Mithrans hiding within the peaks of the Himalayas and the opposite, the Priory, manipulating mankind within the shadows of the ability elite. The expertise that permits Dalton to be a Psychic Warrior provides those teams the chance to conflict every one to the dying. in the event that they ensue to wipe out mankind within the procedure, so be it. The race is directly to grab energy and it falls to Dalton and his workforce to prevent either the Priory and the Mithrans ahead of they ruin all of humanity.

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War and Peace (Vintage Classics)

By Leo Tolstoy

The foundation for the A&E miniseries starring Paul Dano and Lily James.

From the award-winning translators of Anna Karenina and The Brothers Karamazov comes this awesome new translation of Tolstoy's masterwork.


War and Peace broadly specializes in Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in 1812 and follows 3 of the main recognized characters in literature: Pierre Bezukhov, the illegitimate son of a count number who's battling for his inheritance and longing for religious achievement; Prince Andrei Bolkonsky, who leaves his family members in the back of to struggle within the battle opposed to Napoleon; and Natasha Rostov, the gorgeous younger daughter of a nobleman who intrigues either men.


A s Napoleon’s military invades, Tolstoy brilliantly follows characters from different backgrounds—peasants and the Aristocracy, civilians and soldiers—as they fight with the difficulties specific to their period, their heritage, and their tradition. and because the novel progresses, those characters go beyond their specificity, changing into probably the most moving—and human—figures in global literature.

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Infidel: The Bel Dame Apocrypha Volume 2

By Kameron Hurley

The in basic terms factor worse than warfare is revolution. particularly when you are already wasting the war...

Nyx was once a bel dame, a government-funded murderer with a expertise for removing heads for funds. Now she's babysitting diplomats to make ends meet and eager for the times whilst killing used to be much more honorable.

When Nyx's former bel dame "sisters" lead a coup opposed to the govt that threatens to plunge the rustic into civil struggle, Nyx is tasked with bringing them in. the search takes Nyx and her inglorious workforce of mercenaries to at least one of the richest, so much peaceable, and such a lot infected locations in the world - a rustic utterly unprepared to host a conflict waged by means of the world's deadliest assassins.

In a rotten kingdom of sweet-tongued politicians, great insects, and renegade form shifters, Nyx will forge not going allies and re-light outdated neighbors. And the our bodies she leaves scattered around the continent this time... could comprise her own.

Because irrespective of the place you move or how some distance you run during this international, something is sure: the bloody bel dames will locate you. 

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Count to Ten

In all his years within the Chicago fireplace division, Lieutenant Reed Solliday ahs by no means skilled something like this contemporary outbreak of condominium fires - devastating, vicious and in a single case, homicidal. He has one other challenge - his new accomplice, Detective Mia Mitchell. She's brash, bossy, and taking the case in a course he by no means imagined.

Mia's instincts inform her the arsonist is making this own. and because the infernos develop into extra lethal, one examine the sufferers' tortured faces convinces her and Reed that they have to paintings towards seize the killer. With every one new blaze, the villain ups the ante, surroundings firetraps for the folks Reed and Mia love. as a matter of fact virtually too scorching to address: This monster's wish for loss of life and destruction is unquenchable ... and for Mia he is began the countdown to an early grave.

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And the Word Was

By Bruce Bauman

Whilst the tragic demise of his son compels Dr. Neil Downs to escape ny urban for India, he's taking a task because the resident general practitioner at the yankee Embassy, the place he's brought to the paradoxes of Indian social and political existence. not able to mourn, and offended a couple of betrayal at the a part of his spouse, Sarah, Neil seeks philosophical safe haven within the writings of Levi Furstenblum, whose paintings grapples with the character of language and god after Auschwitz. while, he turns into concerned with a prestigious Indian family members and varieties a bond with Holika, the rebellious, activist niece of the family's commercial and political doyen. With this courting, Neil discovers the intrigues and the horrors that plague a society no longer distinct to the single he left at the back of. via a posh interaction among the exterior and inner, overseas and household, the guarantees of religion and the ineluctability of evil, Neil slowly unravels the lies and misrepresentations that had woven the texture of his existence.

This tightly plotted novel might be impossible to resist to somebody who yearns for confirmation in spirituality and issues of the guts. a gorgeous reinterpretation of the Abraham and Isaac sacrifice delusion, And the observe used to be is bound to go away readers profoundly moved.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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