By Frank Herbert

  What if ladies have been an endangered species?It starts off in eire, yet quickly spreads through the complete global: a virulent new disorder expressly designed to focus on basically ladies. As absolutely 1/2 the human race dies off at a daunting velocity and lifestyles in the world faces extinction, panicked humans and governments fight to deal with the worldwide main issue. contaminated components are quarantined or burned to the floor. The few surviving girls are locked away in hidden reserves, whereas frantic medical professionals and scientists race to discover a therapy. Anarchy and violence devour the planet.The plague is the paintings of a solitary person who calls himself the Madman. As executive defense forces feverishly hunt for the renegade scientist, he wanders incognito via a global that might by no means be an identical. Society, faith, and morality are all irrevocably reworked by the White Plague.

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By Lawrence Block

AT playing cards AND WITH girls, invoice MAYNARD KNEW the way to CHEAT

at the mend once you have run out of Chicago, specialist cardsharp invoice Maynard is hungry for a few motion – yet no longer approximately as hungry as Joyce Rogers, the tantalizing spouse of Bill’s newest mark.  jointly they hatch an creative scheme to cast off her husband.  yet in lifestyles as in poker, the opposite participant occasionally has an ace up his sleeve…

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By Greg Rucka

The sport of espionage catches as much as everybody after all. Now, in Greg Rucka’s sensational new Queen & nation mystery, the world’s such a lot deadly lady embarks on one ultimate and all-too-likely deadly venture. for almost a decade Tara Chace has been Britain’s most sensible covert agent. yet Chace is prior her expiration date. Her physique hurts. Her nerves are scrambled. She’s prepared for a table activity, the quiet position of mentor to a brand new iteration of precise operations officials. yet ahead of her alternative could be selected, there’s one final task for Queen and nation . . . and it can be the very last thing she does. Ever. The project starts with an enigmatic message from Iran—a message made all of the extra complicated not only via its cryptic code yet by means of its obvious dispatcher. yet what if the long-dormant cipher is a seize intended to attract Iran’s enemies into the open? There’s just one method to locate out—and just one agent who can do it: Tara Chace. quickly Chace is at the floor in Tehran best an extraction workforce towards a high-profile defector. yet acquiring him is something, getting him abroad might be one other. For with the possibility of a double pass at each flip, Chace is aware that chaos can erupt in a heartbeat. And while it does, it’s a ways worse than even she expects. Now, if she’s to have a destiny, Chace needs to live to tell the tale any approach she will be able to. And that implies something hasn’t replaced: Tara Chace isn't the hunted. She’s continuously the hunter. 

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By C. J. Box

A Joe Pickett novel from #1 New York Times-bestselling writer C.J. Box. 

Game wardens have discovered a guy lifeless at a mountain camp-strung up, gutted, and flayed as though he have been the elk he'd been looking. Is the homicide the paintings of a deranged anti-hunting activist or of a lone psychopath with a private vendetta? Wyoming online game warden Joe Pickett is the fellow to trace the assassin and prevent him ahead of somebody proclaims open season on people.

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By John Case

Ike the recent York instances bestseller The Fourth Protocol, this fast paced, suspense-filled fiction debut takes clinical know-how one stunning step farther. Joe Lassiter needs to make the relationship among a devastating mystery published to a clergyman via a scientist in Italy and the arson-related deaths of his sister and nephew--before extra deaths take place.

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By Leo Zaibert

Discussions of punishment ordinarily imagine that punishment is felony punishment performed via the country. Punishment is, even if, a richer phenomenon and it happens in lots of contexts. This publication features a normal account of punishment which overcomes the problems of competing bills. spotting punishment's manifoldness is effective now not in basic terms in contributing to conceptual readability, yet in that this attractiveness sheds mild at the complex challenge of punishment's justification. Insofar as they narrowly presuppose that punishment is legal punishment, such a lot obvious options to the strain among consequentialism and retributivism are really unenlightening if we strive to use them in different contexts. furthermore, this presupposition has given upward thrust to an unwieldy number of bills of retributivism that are much less worthwhile in contexts except legal punishment. Treating punishment comprehensibly is helping us to higher know how it differs from related phenomena, and to hold at the dialogue of its justification fruitfully

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By Robert Louis Stevenson

Tevenson's well-known exploration of humanity's basest ability for evil, "Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," has turn into synonymous with the assumption of a cut up character. greater than a morality story, this darkish mental myth can be a made of its time, drawing on modern theories of sophistication, evolution, illegal activity, and mystery lives. additionally during this quantity are "The physique Snatcher," which charts the murky underside of Victorian scientific perform, and "Olalla," a story of vampirism and "the beast within," with a gorgeous lady at its middle.

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By Alan Glynn

'There are adequate twists and thrills to maintain readers up late-even with out resorting to unlawful and hazardous substances.'- the hot York instances ebook evaluation think a drug that makes your mind functionality with excellent potency, tapping into your such a lot primary assets of intelligence and force, freeing the entire passive wisdom you'll ever gathered. A drug that made you targeted, captivating, speedy, even beautiful. Eddie Spinola is on this type of drug. it really is referred to as MDT-48, and it really is Viagra for the brain-a clothier drug that is remodeling his lifestyles. yet whereas MDT helps Eddie in attaining the type of luck he is basically dreamed approximately, it is also chipping away at his sanity-splitting complications, spontaneous blackouts, violent outbursts. And now that he is hooked and his provide is working low, Eddie needs to enterprise into the drug's darkish earlier to feed his behavior. What he discovers proves that MDT, as soon as a dream come real, has turn into his worst nightmare.

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By Jeffrey Moore

Nile Nightingale is at the run. Fleeing around the border to rural Quebec, he seeks shelter at an deserted church whilst his junked-up, overstimulated brain takes in that he has simply witnessed a physique drop—in a bloody sack tied with Christmas ribbon. The contents, subconscious yet nonetheless alive, grow to be fifteen-year-old Céleste Jonquères, who has been overwhelmed and slashed, like wild video game, to slowly bleed out. From his hideout, as he nurses his sufferer again from the threshold and starts to stand his personal existence, he items jointly what he has stumbled into. Animal rights activists, Céleste and her loved grandmother have taken on a vicious poaching ring, working from Quebec’s Laurentian Mountains and working in undergo and different animal components for the overseas industry, with the collusion of corrupt rangers and police. Her grandmother has died suspiciously. And now that Nile has stored Céleste from the useless, the poachers and their accomplices during this small city have taken observe and are carefully, yet inexorably, ultimate in. that includes magnificent misfits as not going sleuths and by way of turns comedian and darkly tragic, this haunting mystery is a neo-noir travel de strength, abounding in puzzles and mysteries from a lacking cat to the destiny of the jap cougar.

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