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Artificial Intentions

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Rosemarie A. D'Amico

Artificial Intentions

Editura: iUniverse.com

Anul aparitiei: 2010

Kate Monahan is back in this thrilling sequel to Options, the first Kate Monahan mystery. After the unfortunate chain of events at TechniGroup Consulting that left her injured and unemployed, Kate is close to hitting rock bottom. She's working at a new job that she hates, just to get by. She's been through a lot, but she's trying to persevere. What other choice does she have? And then Kate gets a call for help that changes her life. She immediately boards a private jet for Manhattan, where nothing is what it seems. Kate finds herself tossed into a pile of puzzle pieces - a tragic series of events within the unexpected realm of corporate enterprise. She is faced with difficult decisions that will test her strength, her loyalty, and even her love. Will Kate persevere to the end of this dangerous journey - or will she end up dead?

  

War Crimes ( World of Warcraft (Gallery Books) )

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Golden, Christie

War Crimes ( World of Warcraft (Gallery Books) )

The New York Times BestsellerIn May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the 29-year-old NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden, and his revelations about the agency's widespread, systemic overreach proved to be some of the most explosive and consequential news in recent history, triggering a fierce debate over national security and information privacy. As the arguments rage on and the government considers various proposals for reform, it is clear that we have yet to see the full impact of Snowden's disclosures.Now for the first time, Greenwald fits all the pieces together, recounting his high-intensity ten-day trip to Hong Kong, examining the broader implications of the surveillance detailed in his reporting for The Guardian, and revealing fresh information on the NSA's unprecedented abuse of power with never-before-seen documents entrusted to him by Snowden himself.Going beyond NSA specifics, Greenwald also takes on the establishment media, excoriating their habitual ...

  

Inferno - 2013

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Brown, Dan

Inferno - 2013

Anul aparitiei: 2013

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE With the publication of his groundbreaking novels The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol, and Angels & Demons, Dan Brown has become an international bestselling sensation, seamlessly fusing codes, symbols, art, and history into riveting thrillers that have captivated hundreds of millions of readers around the world. Now, Dan Brown takes readers deep into the heart of Italy . . . guiding them through a landscape that inspired one of history's most ominous literary classics."The darkest place in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis." Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in a hospital in the middle of the night. Disoriented and suffering from a head wound, he recalls nothing of the last thirty-six hours, including how he got there . . . or the origin of the macabre object that his doctors discover hidden in his belongings. Langdon's world soon erupts into chaos, and he finds himself on the run in Florence with a stoic young woman, Sienna Brooks, whose clever maneuvering saves his life. Langdon quickly realizes that he is in possession of a series of disturbing codes created by a brilliant ...

  

Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr

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Garth Nix

Lirael: Daughter of the Clayr

Editura: HarperTrophy

Anul aparitiei: 2002

New York Times bestseller Lirael is perfect for fans of epic fantasy like Game of Thrones. In this sequel to the critically acclaimed Sabriel, Garth Nix draws readers deeper into the magical landscape of the Old Kingdom. Lirael has never felt like a true daughter of the Clayr. Abandoned by her mother, ignorant of her father's identity, Lirael resembles no one else in her large extended family living in the Clayr's glacier. She doesn't even have the Sight--the ability to see into possible futures--that is the very birthright of the Clayr. Nevertheless she must undertake a desperate mission under the growing shadow of an ancient evil--one that opposes the Royal Family, blocks the Sight of the Clayr, and threatens to break the very boundary between Life and Death itself. With only her faithful companion, the Disreputable Dog, to help her, Lirael must find the courage to seek her own hidden destiny.

  

The Ragwitch

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Garth Nix

The Ragwitch

Editura: Harper Teen

Anul aparitiei: 2004

From the author of Abhorsen comes classic fantasy set in a world dominated by the Ragwitch, a being of sinister, destructive intent. Quiet, easygoing Paul never expected to be cast in the role of savior. But his strong-willed sister, Julia, has come under the thrall of the Ragwitch, and Paul himself is drawn not only into the creature's world but into a battle for Julia's very existence -- as well as his own.

  

Touching Darkness

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Scott Westerfeld

Touching Darkness

Editura: Eos

Anul aparitiei: 2006

This is the second book in New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld's Midnighters series. As the Midnighters search for the truth about the secret hour, they uncover terrifying mysteries woven into the very fabric of Bixby's history, and a conspiracy that touches the world of daylight. This time Jessica Day is not the only Midnighter in mortal danger, and if the group can't find a way to come together, they could lose one of their own . . . forever. Touching Darkness is the second book in the Midnighters trilogy, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Uglies series.

  

Abhorsen

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Garth Nix

Abhorsen

Editura: Eos

Anul aparitiei: 2004

The apocalyptic conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series--an epic fantasy experience not to be missed. The Abhorsen Sabriel and King Touchstone are missing, leaving only Lirael--newly come into her inheritance as the Abhorsen-in-Waiting--to stop the Destroyer. If Orannis's unspeakable powers are unleashed, it will mean the end of all Life. With only a vision from the Clayr to guide her, and the help of her companions, Sam, the Disreputable Dog, and Mogget, Lirael must search in both Life and Death for some means to defeat the evil destructor--before it is too late. . . .

  

The Oracle Betrayed

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Catherine Fisher

The Oracle Betrayed

Editura: Greenwillow Books

Anul aparitiei: 2005

The High Priestess interprets the wishes of the god as conveyed through the Oracle. Mirany serves the High Priestess. But when the god speaks to Mirany, she realizes that the High Priestess does not hear him, that she is manipulating the choosing of a new God-on-Earth for her own gain. Mirany must join forces with Seth, a young tomb-robbing scribe who knows the secrets and hidden passages of their land, if she is to defeat the treachery that grips the kingdom. But they have powerful enemies who will stop at nothing to destroy them.

  

Twilight

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Meg Cabot

Twilight

Editura: Avon Books

Anul aparitiei: 2006

Twilight is the sixth and final book in the thrilling, romantic Mediator series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot. Suze has gotten used to ghosts. She's a mediator, after all, and communicating with the dead is all in a day's work. So she certainly never expected to fall in love with one: Jesse, a nineteenth-century hottie. But when she discovers that she has the power to determine who becomes a ghost in the first place, Suze begins to freak. It means she can alter the course of history...and prevent Jesse's murder, keeping him from ever becoming a ghost--and from ever meeting Suze. Will Jesse choose to live without her, or die to love her? Don't miss the delightfully funny supernatural Mediator series, from New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot.

  

Shadowland

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Meg Cabot

Shadowland

Editura: Avon Books

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Shadowland is the first book in the thrilling, romantic Mediator series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot. Suze is a mediator--a liaison between the living and the dead. In other words, she sees dead people. And they won't leave her alone until she helps them resolve their unfinished business with the living. But Jesse, the hot ghost haunting her bedroom, doesn't seem to need her help. Which is a relief, because Suze has just moved to sunny California and plans to start fresh, with trips to the mall instead of the cemetery, and surfing instead of spectral visitations. But the very first day at her new school, Suze realizes it's not that easy. There's a ghost with revenge on her mind...and Suze happens to be in the way. Don't miss the delightfully funny supernatural Mediator series, from New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot.

  

Reunion

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Meg Cabot

Reunion

Editura: Avon Books

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Reunion is the third book in the thrilling, romantic Mediator series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot. The RLS Angels are out for blood, and only Suze can stop them--since she's the only one who can see them. The four ghostly teenagers died in a terrible car accident, for which they blame Suze's classmate Michael...and they'll stop at nothing until he's joined them in the realm of the dead. As Suze desperately fends off each attempt on Michael's life, she finds she can relate to the Angels' fury. Because their deaths turn out not to have been accidental at all. And their killer is only too willing to strike again. Don't miss the delightfully funny supernatural Mediator series, from New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot.

  

Darkest Hour

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Meg Cabot

Darkest Hour

Editura: Avon Books

Anul aparitiei: 2005

The Darkest Hour is the fourth book in the thrilling, romantic Mediator series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot. When the nineteenth-century ghost of Maria de Silva wakes her up in the middle of the night, Suze knows this is no ordinary visitation--and not just from the knife at her throat, either. In life, Maria was the fiancee of Jesse--the same Jesse who was murdered 150 years before. The same Jesse Suze is in love with. Maria threatens Suze: The backyard construction must cease. Suze has a pretty good idea what--or rather, who--Maria doesn't want found. But in solving Jesse's murder, will Suze end up losing him forever? Don't miss the delightfully funny supernatural Mediator series, from New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot.

  

The Abhorsen Trilogy 3 Volume Boxed Set

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Garth Nix

The Abhorsen Trilogy 3 Volume Boxed Set

Editura: Eos

Anul aparitiei: 2005

The bestselling trilogy by Garth Nix includes the classic fantasy novels about the Old Kingdom: Sabriel, Lirael, and Abhorsen. This gift box edition features the beautiful artwork of Leo and Diane Dillon. Don't miss Garth Nix's prequel to the Old Kingdom series, Clariel, and Goldenhand, the fifth book in the Old Kingdom series.

  

Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other

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Garth Nix

Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories

Editura: Eos

Anul aparitiei: 2006

From renowned fantasy author of the Old Kingdom series, Garth Nix, comes an entertaining collection of stories, including one Old Kingdom novella. Across the Wall brings together an electic mix of Garth Nix's writing spanning several years, beginning with the novella set in the Old Kingdom, "Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case," winner of two Aurealis Awards. The collection also includes two tales inspired by Arthurian legend, a war story, a western, a traditional tale with a twist and a hilarious choose-your-own-adventure spoof. The volume is introduced by the author himself and, even better, so is each story--giving context, anecdotes and a glimpse into the exceptional mind of Garth Nix.

  

Haunted

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Meg Cabot

Haunted

Editura: Avon Books

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Haunted is the fifth book in the thrilling, romantic Mediator series, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries, Meg Cabot. Suze is used to trouble, but this time she's in deep: Ghostly Jesse has her heart, but Paul Slater, a real flesh-and-blood guy, is warm for her form. And mediator Paul knows how to send Jesse to the Great Beyond. For good. Paul claims he won't do anything to Jesse as long as Suze will go out with him. Fearing she'll lose Jesse forever, Suze agrees. But even if Suze can get Jesse to admit his true feelings for her, what kind of future can she have with a guy who's already dead? Don't miss the delightfully funny supernatural Mediator series, from New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot.

  

The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

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Francesca Lia Block

The Rose and the Beast: Fairy Tales Retold

Editura: Harper Teen

Anul aparitiei: 2001

With language that is both lyrical and distinctly her own, Francesca Lia Block turns nine fairy tales inside out. Escaping the poisoned apple, Snow frees herself from possession to find the truth of love in an unexpected place. A club girl from L.A., awakening from a long sleep to the memories of her past, finally finds release from its curse. And Beauty learns that Beasts can understand more than men. Within these singular, timeless landscapes, the brutal and the magical collide, and the heroine triumphs because of the strength she finds in a pen, a paintbrush, a lover, a friend, a mother, and finally, in herself.

  

Sabriel

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Garth Nix

Sabriel

Editura: HarperTrophy

Anul aparitiei: 1997

Game of Thrones fans will love the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen series. Sabriel, the first installment in the trilogy, launched critically acclaimed author Garth Nix onto the fantasy scene as a rising star. Since childhood, Sabriel has lived outside the walls of the Old Kingdom, away from the power of Free Magic, and away from the Dead who refuse to stay dead. But now her father, the Abhorson, is missing, and Sabriel must cross into that world to find him. With Mogget, whose feline form hides a powerful, perhaps malevolent spirit, and Touchstone, a young Charter Mage, Sabriel travels deep into the Old Kingdom. There she confronts an evil that threatens much more than her life and comes face-to-face with her own hidden destiny. . . .

  

The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1: Charmed

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Diana Wynne Jones

The Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 1: Charmed Life/The Lives of Christopher Chant

Editura: HarperTrophy

Anul aparitiei: 2001

In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic--and to hold the title Chrestomanci... The Chants are a family strong in magic, but neither Christopher Chant nor Cat Chant can work even the simplest of spells. Who could have dreamed that both Christopher and Cat were born with nine lives--or that they could lose them so quickly?

  

Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 2: The

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Diana Wynne Jones

Chronicles of Chrestomanci, Volume 2: The Magicians of Caprona/Witch Week

Editura: HarperTrophy

Anul aparitiei: 2001

In this multiple parallel universes of the Twelve Related Worlds, only an enchanter with nine lives is powerful enough to control the rampant misuse of magic -- and to hold the title Chrestomanci... There is a world in which the peaceful city-state of Caprona is threatened by the malevolent machinations of a mysterious enchanter...and another in which magic is outlawed and witches are still burned at the stake. In two worlds the practice of magic has gone dangerously awry, there is only one solution -- call upon the Chrestomanci.

  

Year of the Griffin

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Diana Wynne Jones

Year of the Griffin

Editura: HarperTrophy

Anul aparitiei: 2001

It is eight years after the tours from offworld have stopped. High Chancellor Querida has retired, leaving Wizard Corkoran in charge of the Wizards' University. Although Wizard Corkoran's obsession is to be the first man on the moon, and most of his time is devoted to this project, he decides he will teach the new first years himself in hopes of currying the favor of the new students' families--for surely they must all come from wealth, important families--and obtaining money for the University (which it so desperately needs). But Wizard Corkoran is dismayed to discover that one of those students--indeed, one he had such high hopes for, Wizard Derk's own daughter Elda--is a hugh golden griffin, and that none of the others has any money at all.Wizard Corkoran's money-making scheme backfires, and when Elda and her new friends start working magic on their own, the schemes go wronger still. And when, at length, Elda ropes in her brothers Kit and Blade to send Corkoran to the moon . . . well . . . life at the Wizards' University spins magically and magnificently out of control.This breathtakingly brilliant sequel to Dark Lord of Derkholm is all one would expect from this master of ...

  
 
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