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13 Bullets

By David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307393607
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
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The first book in the Laura Caxton Vampire series from the author of the Monster Island trilogy. All the official reports say that vampires are dead--extinct since the late ’80s, when FBI agent Arkeley defeated the last vampire in a fight that nearly killed him. But when state trooper Laura Caxton calls the FBI looking for help in the middle of the night, Arkeley is unsurprised to hear that it sounds like a vampire attack. He’s been expecting such a call to come eventually. Sure, it has been years since any signs of an attack, but Arkeley knows what most people don’t: there is one left. In an abandoned asylum she is rotting, plotting, and biding her time in a way that only the undead can. Laura Caxton is out of her league on this case and more than a little afraid. Arkeley made it clear there is only one way out. The worst thing is the feeling that the vampires want more than just her blood. They want her for a reason, one she can’t guess; a reason her sphinxlike partner knows but won’t say; a reason she has to find out-or die trying.

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  • Pdf File: pet-delivery.pdf

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Chris Hart owns the only grocery shop in Nortown, but he isn't exactly overrun by customers. Some days he wonders why he bothers to open the doors at all. Spending his days smiling at the few people trickling in and his nights alone in bed isn't the most interesting life a man could lead. But when Chris suddenly gets the excitement he's been craving, it may be more than he bargained for. Gabriel Miller loves his life. He's close to his sister, has a job he adores and is the proud owner of one and a half cats. But all of it is taken away when he witnesses a murder. To keep him safe, the police place him in Nortown, of all possible locations. Chris can't believe they're letting someone live in his gran's old cabin in the middle of the winter. It's too cold. When the poor man shows up in his shop looking to buy clothes, Chris's heart melts, despite the freezing temperature. Gabriel notices the way the shopkeeper looks at him, but it can't be right. No one looks at a heavyset man with heat in their eyes. Do they?

23 Hours

By David Wellington
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Book Code : 0307452786
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 581
  • Pdf File: 23-hours.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the next 23 hours, there will be no reprieve, no mercy, and no time off for good behavior. When vampire hunter Laura Caxton is locked up in a maximum-security prison, the cop-turned-con finds herself surrounded by countless murderers and death-row inmates with nothing to lose . . . and plenty of time to kill. Caxton’s always been able to watch her own back–even when it’s against a cell-block wall–but soon she learns that an even greater threat has slithered behind the bars to join her. Justinia Malvern, the world’s oldest living vampire, has taken up residence, and her strength grows by the moment as she raids the inmate population like an open bar with an all-you-can-drink supply of fresh blood. The crafty old vampire knows just how to pull Caxton’s strings, too, and she's issued an ultimatum that Laura can’t refuse. Now Laura has just 23 hours to fight her way through a gauntlet of vampires, cons, and killers . . . 23 hours to make one last, desperate attempt at protecting the world from Justinia’s evil.

Sioux Falls Official 2016-17 Visitors Guide

By Sioux Falls CVB
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Primedia E-launch LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Travel
  • Members : 392
  • Pdf File: sioux-falls-official-2016-17-visitors-guide.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Sioux Falls, SD - We’re in the heart of America and at the center of everything. We’re a community with a welcoming atmosphere, convenience, big-city entertainment, and small-town attention. Download our 2016-2017 Visitor Guide to start exploring and planning your getaway today.

Terrorism, 1992-1995

By Edward F. Mickolus,Susan L. Simmons
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 0313304688
  • Total of Pages : 958
  • Category : History
  • Members : 332
  • Pdf File: terrorism-1992-1995.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The author's fifth chronology on international terrorism, covering the period from 1992 through 1995.

Lighting Candles

By David Leslie
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Black & White Publishing
  • Book Code : 1845027949
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 798
  • Pdf File: lighting-candles.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When Manny McDonnell was twelve, he awoke to discover British troops surrounding his home in the toughest area of trouble-torn Belfast. Internment had begun and, encouraged by a fiercely Republican mother, he took to the streets with other school kids, throwing bricks, bottles and petrol bombs at soldiers. Jailed at fifteen for having IRA links, he became a unit commander leading deadly missions for the INLA before joining the IPLO, a group so vicious even the IRA ordered it to disband. But his decades of commitment to a free united Ireland turned to disillusion when bombs indiscriminately killed two little boys in mainland Britain. It was a wake-up call and, sickened by the way events were unfolding, McDonnell distanced himself from the Troubles and began to spend more time in Scotland with major gangland players Paul Ferris and Tam 'The Licensee' McGraw. Friendly with both, he then faced difficult choices when the two fell out and became bitter rivals and sworn enemies. Lighting Candles is an astonishing and horrifying exposé of one man's journey through the blood, bombs and bullets of the paramilitaries to the criminal activities of drug-smuggling gangsters. It is also a story of how, no matter what has gone before, it's possible to put the past behind you and begin again.

Coins of Gold

By Barbara Raue'
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 9781453519912
  • Total of Pages : 155
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 492
  • Pdf File: coins-of-gold.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"Coins of Gold" is a heart-warming story of a woman, May Todd, which leads us through the journey of her life. The first three decades of her life were the eventful times of World War I and its after effects, the great depression, and World War II. After that, the story continues of her search for love and to provide love, which left her a young widow with five small children to raise, having also lost a set of twins. These disasters did not crush her, but through them all she learned to enjoy the small things in life which gave her great joy and pleasure. She learned to live within her means on a meagre pension. She was blessed with the second love of her life and the responsibilities of a larger family that came along with it, followed by many more years of life lived on her own, but with the added blessing of coins of gold to share those years with. In "Coins of Gold", see, hear and learn from the worth of a woman of gold.

Central America

By Jan L. Flora,Edelberto Torres-Rivas
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1349197890
  • Total of Pages : 239
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 213
  • Pdf File: central-america.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An examination of the background to conflicts in Central America through culture, politics and social conditions. It examines the obstacles to a transition to democracy, the political parties in the region, the role of export crops and the co-existence of indigenous and Spanish cultures.

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

By Paolo Hewitt
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Quercus Publishing
  • Book Code : 0857386093
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 484
  • Pdf File: scuse-me-while-i-kiss-the-sky.pdf

Book Short Summary:

From the moment that Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm conceived 'Rocket 88' to the suicide of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain and Lennon's Anniversary concert, 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky chronicles 50 moments in history that shaped rock and roll as we know it. The stories of behind the iconic records and recordings, the untimely deaths, landmark live performances, on-screen incidents and all of the most outrageous moments are recounted in this captivating, comprehensive overview of the greatest musical form of the twentieth century. Paolo Hewitt's lively and readable text gives us a unique 'insider's view' on each event explaining the background and immediate aftermath to the moment as well as its long term significance and legacy. Each story is accompanied by an 'at a glance' box about each artist, their most significant achievements and contribution to rock history. Iconic moments include: First show of the Beatles at the Cavern; First show of the Rolling Stones at Eel Pie Island; Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk festival; The Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations' is the first pop hit to employ electronic sounds; The Ramones debut at the CBGB's and launch punk-rock; The Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten is attacked in a car park by a razor-wielding man incensed by the band's anti royalty single, God Save The Queen; The Clash's 'London Calling' mixes punk-rock with reggae, ska, funk, blues, etc; The Talking Heads' Fear Of Music, produced by Brian Eno, fuses new wave and funk, and invents 'techno-funk'; Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen die at the Chelsea hotel; Ozzy Osborne bites the head off a bat and urinates on the Alamo; MTV debuts on cable TV with the Buggles' 'Video Killed The Radio Star'; Born In the USA is appropriated by Ronald Reagan for his election campaign; Live Aid concert; The Smiths release their infamous Meat Is Murder album; Kurt Cobain dies; Anniversary concert for Lennon at the Beacon theatre in New York 2010.

The Last Executioner

By Chavoret Jaruboon
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Maverick House
  • Book Code : 1908518413
  • Total of Pages : 270
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 153
  • Pdf File: the-last-executioner.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Chavoret Jaruboon was personally responsible for executing 55 prison inmates in Thailand’s infamous prisons. As a boy, he wanted to be a teacher like his father, but his life changed when he chose one of the hardest jobs in the world. Honest and often disturbing – but told with surprising humour and emotion – The Last Executioner is the remarkable story of a man who chose death as his vocation. The Last Executioner is not for the faint hearted. It takes you right behind the bars of the infamous ‘Bangkok Hilton’ and into the shadows of its grim death chambers.

Same Planet, Different Worlds

By John Duncanson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1908336587
  • Total of Pages : 361
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 211
  • Pdf File: same-planet-different-worlds.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is for the Ministry of Defence Police constables whose professionalism, dedication and commitment was tested and proved beyond doubt, whilst seconded to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. After years of relative boredom and the humdrum of repetitive plodding behind Coulport's protective security fences, John Duncanson, and a selection of his fellow police officers, chose to temporarily rid themselves of the adopted tag 'glorified security guards' by volunteering for a United Nations peacekeeping deployment to Kosovo. Little did they know what waited for them as they stepped onto the tarmac at Pristina airport but they were soon to learn as they had to adapt to living on the same planet, but a totally different world...