Trickster's Queen (Daughter of the Lioness, Book 2) by Tamora Pierce

By Tamora Pierce

Aly’s event keeps. . . . now not a slave, Alanna’s daughter is now spying as a part of an underground uprising opposed to the colonial rulers of the Copper Isles. the folk within the uprising think prophecy during which a brand new queen will stand up to take the throne is ready to be learned. Aly is busy preserving the aptitude teenage queen and her more youthful siblings secure, whereas additionally holding her at midnight approximately her destiny. yet Aly, who's often adept at awaiting probability and alterations, is in for a number of nasty surprises.
New York Times and Wall highway Journal bestselling writer Tamora Pierce captured the mind's eye of readers twenty years in the past with Alanna: the 1st Adventure. As of August 2003, she has written 21 books together with 3 accomplished quartets: The tune of the Lioness, The Immortals, and The Protector of the Small, set within the delusion realm of Tortall. She has additionally written the Circle of Magic and The Circle Opens quartets. the writer lives in long island, new york.

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Twisting Steele (Sarah Steele, Book 2) by Aaron M. Patterson, Ellie Ann

By Aaron M. Patterson, Ellie Ann

Sarah Steele wishes a holiday from her high-profile task as an ADA, so she is going along with her ally on a visit they've regularly dreamed of to Rio De Janeiro. the holiday is off to a good begin; browsing, swimming, examining, and dancing, yet then their little piece of heaven takes a hellish flip. Sarah witnesses The Blondes, a mysterious crew of woman criminals who focus on micro-kidnapping, trap a kingdom Representative's spouse. It used to be purported to be easy, the police say the sufferers are consistently published inside a couple of hours. but if the woman's discovered useless in a dumpster, Sarah swears The Blondes will obtain justice. And she'll be the single to provide it. yet as issues get extra twisted than she ever imagined, does she have what it takes to carry them down?

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Full Tilt by Dervla Murphy

By Dervla Murphy

Almost immediately after her 10th birthday, Dervla Murphy determined to cycle to India. virtually twenty years later, she got down to in attaining her ambition. Her epic trip begun throughout the coldest wintry weather in reminiscence, taking her via Europe, Persia, Afghanistan, over the Himalayas to Pakistan, and into India. This appealing account--Murphy's first--is an attraction that holds the reader to the ultimate web page.

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Soldier of Fortune (Captain Daniel Rawson, Book 1) by Edward Marston

By Edward Marston

This is often the 1st in an exhilarating new event sequence, set at the beginning of the eighteenth century and that includes Captain Daniel Rawson, soldier, secret agent, linguist and ladies' man.

Whether he's extracting worthy intelligence from the spouse of a French common or best his males in a Forlorn wish, Rawson is a guy on whom the Duke of Marlborough can constantly rely.

Seething with intrigue and full of swashbuckling heroics, the radical follows the accomplice military at the lengthy, perilous trek throughout Europe to fulfill the French and their allies on the ferocious conflict of Blenheim.

"An mesmerizing and entire old adventure."
The sturdy booklet Guide

"High event in an unique plot."
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Biggles and Cruise of the Condor by W. E. Johns

By W. E. Johns

A lifeless murmur, like far away thunder, reached their ears and taken Biggles to his toes with a hurry. 'What is it?' he gasped.-At the 1st sound Dickpa had leapt for the flashlight. 'Quick,' he snapped, because the flooring of the cave sagged sickeningly. 'Get out - it's an earthquake! Ah - stop!' he screamed. a trip to Biggles' uncle, Dickpa, lands Biggles, Algy and mechanic Smyth in a perilous experience trying to find an historic Inca treasure hoard.

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The Lost City of Faar (Pendragon, Book 2) by D. J. MacHale

By D. J. MacHale

Fourteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon isn't really just like the different boys his age. His uncle Press is a tourist, and, as Bobby has discovered, that implies Uncle Press is in charge, via his trips, for fixing interdimensional clash anywhere he encounters it. His challenge is not anything lower than to avoid wasting the universe from final evil. And he's taking Bobby alongside for the journey.
clean from his first event on Denduron, Bobby unearths himself within the territory of Cloral,a immense international that's totally coated through water. Cloral is nearing a catastrophe of massive proportions. analyzing the journals Bobby sends domestic, his associates research that the determined voters of the endangered floating towns are on the point of struggle. Can Bobby -- suburban basketball celebrity and all-around great man -- aid rid the realm of marauders, and find the mythical misplaced land of Faar, which can carry the foremost to Cloral's survival?

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Young Sherlock Holmes: Black Ice by Andrew Lane

By Andrew Lane

The yr is 1868 and fourteen-year-old Sherlock Holmes faces his such a lot baffling secret but. Mycroft, his older brother, has been came across with a knife in his hand, locked in a room with a corpse. merely Sherlock believes that his brother is blameless. yet can he end up it?

In a chase that would take him to Moscow and again, Sherlock needs to detect who has framed Mycroft and why . . . earlier than Mycroft swings on the gallows.

Young Sherlock Holmes is a sequence of novels during which the enduring detective is reimagined as an excellent, afflicted and interesting teen – developing unputdownable detective adventures that stay actual to the spirit of the unique books.

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Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. The Impossible Task. The by Ed Stafford

By Ed Stafford

Released January 1st 2011

As noticeable on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, invoice Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of 1 man's history-making trip alongside the whole size of the Amazon—and during the so much bio-diverse habitat in the world. enthusiasts of Turn correct at Machu Piccu will enjoy Ed Stafford's awesome prose and plush descriptions.

In April 2008, Ed Stafford trigger to turn into the 1st guy ever to stroll the complete size of the Amazon. He begun at the Pacific coast of Peru, crossed the Andes Mountain diversity to discover the legit resource of the river. His trip lead on via elements of Colombia and correct throughout Brazil; all whereas outwitting harmful animals, machete wielding indigenous humans in addition to negotiating accidents, climate and his personal fears and doubts. but, Stafford used to be undeterred. On his grueling 860-day, 4,000-plus mile trip, Stafford witnessed the devastation of deforestation firsthand, the strain on tribes because of lack of habitats in addition to nature in its true-raw shape. Jaw-dropping from begin to end, Walking the Amazon is the unforgettable and gripping tale of an extraordinary adventure.

Walking the Amazon is additionally to be had in a Spanish variation entitled Caminado El Amazonas.

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Labyrinth (Rogue Angel, Book 34) by Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz

By Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz

Each one step, each one attempt, each one twist and switch leads towards death

A booklet broker lies imprisoned in a Boston mansion, an IV tube dripping a deadly narcotic cocktail into his veins. In thirty-six hours, he'll be useless. His ultimate request is to obtain a trip from one woman.…

It wasn't the main hospitable invitation she'd ever bought. Archaeologist Annja Creed is being rushed to Massachussetts, kidnapped through a recognized environmental terrorist—a zealot keen to kill somebody who will get in his or the planet's manner. He has taken the publication broker hostage as a way to thieve an extraordinary and intensely precious treatise referred to as the Tome of Prossos. Annja is the major to retrieving the traditional manuscript hidden someplace deep in the mansion. however the ebook is well-protected. with a purpose to locate it, she needs to live on the trials of an difficult maze. She has basically twelve hours to decipher the labyrinth's sinister secret…a mystery that can determine she by no means emerges.

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