Zoot-Suit Murders

      Thomas Sanchez

Zoot-Suit Murders

Like his lavishly praised novels Rabbit Boss and Mile Zero, Thomas Sanchez's Zoot-Suit Murders combines a tautly arched narrative with fiercely visual prose and a starkly revisionist view of the American melting pot.

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    Beasts of Gor coc-12

      John Norman

Beasts of Gor coc-12

On Gor, the other world in Earth's orbit, the term beast can many any of three things: First, there are the Kurii, the monsters from space who are about to invade that world. Second, there are the Gorean warriors, men whose fighting ferocity is incomparable. Third, there are the slave girls, who are both beasts of burden and objects of desire. All three kinds of beasts come into action in this thrilling novel as the Kurii establish their first beachhead on Gor's polar cap. Here is a John Norman epic that takes Tarl Cabot from the canals of Port Kar to the taverns of Lydius, the tents on the Sardar Fair, and to a grand climax among the red hunters of the Arctic ice pack.
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    Night of the Candles

      Jennifer Blake

Night of the Candles

Lovely Amanda Trent hadn't known, when she came to the decaying Monteigne mansion to give her cousin Amelia a valuable family heirloom, that her cousin had recently died under mysterious circcumstances. Nor did she know that sheh so strongly resembled the deceased.

But soon after her arrival, strange things began to happen to her. Inexplicable things that couldn't happen. And suddenly Amanda realized that she was slowly begin guided from beyond into a dead woman's life, a dead woman's romance - and, quite possibly, a dead woman's grave...

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    Passionate Winter

      Carole Mortimer

Passionate Winter

Read this classic romance by USA Today bestselling author Carole Mortimer, now available for the first time in e-book!
A forbidden attraction...
No woman can resist the powerful attraction of Piers Sinclair. Sophisticated, experienced and dangerously exciting, his very presence unsettles Leigh Stanton. Especially since he happens to be her boyfriend's father!
There might be a big age difference, but Leigh can't help falling for his charismatic charms. Leigh knows she should try to avoid Piers—their chemistry might be sizzling, but they mustn't succumb to the temptation of the forbidden... Yet with a matchmaker at play, forgetting Piers is no longer a possibility!
Originally published in 1978
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    A Pinch of Snuff

      Reginald Hill

A Pinch of Snuff

'Deplorably readable' Observer Everyone knew about the kind of films they showed at the Calliope Club – once the Residents' Association and the local Women's Group had given them some free publicity. But when Peter Pascoe's dentist suggests that one film in particular is more than just good clean dirty fun, the inspector begins to make a few discreet inquiries. Before they bear fruit, though, the dentist has been accused of having sex with an underage patient, the cinema has been wrecked and its elderly owner murdered. Superintendent Dalziel expects no more from professional men who watch blue films. But Pascoe has a hunch that this time Dalziel is way off target...
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    Captive Destiny

      Anne Mather

Captive Destiny

Emma had to admit that she was curious

Jordan had said the matter was one of life and death, but since she wouldn't agree to meet him she would never know.

Emma's hands trembled as she hung up the receiver, the familiar resentment she felt toward Jordan Kyle enveloping her. To ring her up like that--after all this time?

Well, thank goodness she had refused him. At least she'd shown him he couldn't drop her and then pick her up again when it suited him. Unfortunately, she couldn't seem to get him out of her mind...

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    Marvel Novel Series 01 - The Amazing Spider-Man - Mayhem In Manhattan

      Len Wein

Marvel Novel Series 01 - The Amazing Spider-Man - Mayhem In Manhattan

THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN
MAYHEM IN MANHATTAN

STUPENDOUS! Of course it’s stupendous. It’s ol’ Spidey himself in his first—yes, first—full-length novel.

SINISTER! When a baddie drops out of a sky-high window (Did he jump—heh heh—or was he pushed?), Daily Bugle publisher J. Jonah Jameson wants Spider-Man to take the rap. Has the wall-crawler come to the end of his rope? Does his life hang by a slender thread?

GLOBAL! To swing clear of this one, he’s got to snoop on an international oil conference. There’s blackmail! Radioactivity! And a welcoming committee of death-dealing arch villains!

DIABOLICAL! Who’s behind it all? Think hard, ’cause we’re not telling. But it just might be that too much tendril looms large in Spidey’s formidable future!

AN INSTANT COLLECTOR’S ITEM: SPIDEY’S FIRST FULL-LENGTH NOVEL!

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    Squirm

      Richard Curtis

Squirm

THIS WAS THE NIGHT OF THE CRAWLING TERROR!

SQUIRM is the blood-curdling shocker calculated to make you writhe with horror. A sleepy Southern town doesn’t know what’s hit it when a freak nightmare of a storm brings down the overhead electric power lines which then direct a massive electrical charge into the wet mud. And that’s just the beginning. For the slimy, oozing, crawling horror which results—an angry, rampaging mass of carnivorous superworms—is the most terrifying threat ever to be unleashed on (or under) the surface of the planet . . .

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    Listening to Billie

      Alice Adams

Listening to Billie

“She commands her material so well that we are made to believe that her fiction—her plot—is no stranger than our lives.”  --Ms. Magazine
 
Listening to Billie is a brilliant portrait of a contemporary woman adventurously, decisively embarked on her own life.

We first glimpse Eliza Hamilton Quarles as a blonde boarding-school student, sitting in a sophisticated New York club, listening to Billie Holiday. She is on the brink of her marriage to her older, worldly date. Twenty years later, a mother, divorced, she, tentatively begins a new life, with new lovers, new interests, new strength, even a new, more comfortable identity.

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    Noon: 22nd Century tnu-1

      Boris Strugatsky

Noon: 22nd Century tnu-1

The 22nd Century. Mankind is free from the age-old misery and poverty that have kept it in bondage, free to create a new world, to explore the universe, to confront the mysteries of human existence. Russia’s greatest S-F writers, Arkday and Boris Strugatsky, have produced a futuristic masterpiece of epic proportions and breathtaking vision. Two interplanetary adventurers hurtle through space at a speed faster than light, and are flung a hundred years into the 22nd century. They find themselves on a planet both like and unlike the earth they abandoned so very long ago—and so recently. It is a planet ruled by wisdom, where automated farms feed tens million inhabitants, where a complete system of moving roads brings the farthest outposts into close communion, where an advanced science in mechanization approaches the mysterious complexity of life itself. Here all effort is bound to the exhilarating art if discovery—way below the planet’s waters, deep into the endless reaches of space and far beyond the boundless zones of the human mind.
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    Stormy Possession

      Helen Bianchin

Stormy Possession

Marry Luke Andretti—or let her father go bankrupt: that was the agonising choice facing Sally Bellinger. And Luke had made it clear that it was to be a real marriage, because he wanted a son. So what could she do but accept? But Luke was a very attractive, experienced man—experienced enough to make her enjoy being married to him more than she had dared to hope or admit—and she soon realised that she had come to love him. Would her pride, though, ever allow her to admit it? Especially in the face of the competition still offered by the other women in her husband's life...

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    The Nightmare Man: (Child of the Vodyanoi)

      David Wiltshire

The Nightmare Man: (Child of the Vodyanoi)

It began with two horrifying
deaths.

To the inhabitants of a remote Scottish island it seems there's a violent madman in their midst... a dark, hooded figure waiting in the shadows for his next victim. Then a sudden blizzard cuts them off totally from the mainland. And three more people die . . .

As panic rises, desperate attempts are
made to trap a multiple murderer. But is the
mysterious killer even human?

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    The Memorial Hall Murder

      Jane Langton

The Memorial Hall Murder

When Harvard's Memorial Hall is bombed, the shattering of its huge rose windows resounds throughout the campus; but when a corpulent and headless corpse is found amid the debris, and the big, beloved chorus leader, Hamilton Dow, cannot be located, more than the peace and quiet of an illustrious university is disturbed. Is the corpse that of the missing conductor?

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    Waxwork

      Peter Lovesey

Waxwork

Praise for the Sergeant Cribb Series: “Delightful Victorian mysteries. . . . [A] fine picture of vice, good mystery plotting, and fun.”—San Francisco Chronicle “Lively and well-plotted.”—The New York Times Beautiful Miriam Cromer seems confident that she will be acquitted of the murder of her husband’s assistant despite her confession. She blames her husband although he has an alibi. It’s up to Cribb and Thackeray to discover what really happened. Peter Lovesey is the author of over twenty-five novels. He has received many CWA Awards and the Malice Domestic Award for Lifetime Achievement. He lives in Chichester, England.

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