Arrows of Fury

Arrows of Fury

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The Battle of the Lost Eagle saved Hadrian’s Wall , but the new Roman governor of Britannia must stamp out the rebellion of the northern tribes or risk losing the province.

Rampaging south with sword and flame under the command of their murderous chieftain Calgus, they have stretched his forces to the limit…

‘A master of the genre’ The Times

For Marcus – now simply Centurion Corvus of the 1st Tungrian cohort – the campaign has become doubly dangerous. As reinforcements flood into Britannia he is surrounded by new officers with no reason to protect him from the emperor’s henchmen. Death could result from a careless word as easily as from an enemy spear

Worse, one of them is close on his heels. While Marcus is training two centuries of Syrian archers to survive a barbarian charge and then take the fight back to their enemy, the new prefect of the 2nd Tungrians has discovered his secret. Only a miracle can save Marcus and the men who protect him from disgrace and death . . .

Anthony Riches once again brings meticulous research together with brilliant storytelling to capture the authentic feel of what life was like for the Roman Army in a brutal war with a remorseless enemy.

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A Stolen Life

A Stolen Life

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An instant #1 New York Times bestseller—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.

In the summer of June of 1991, I was a normal kid. I did normal things. I had friends and a mother that loved me. I was just like you. Until the day my life was stolen.

For eighteen years I was a prisoner. I was an object for someone to use and abuse. For eighteen years I was not allowed to speak my own name. I became a mother and was forced to be a sister. For eighteen years I survived an impossible situation.

On August 26, 2009, I took my name back. My name is Jaycee Lee Dugard. I don’t think of myself as a victim, I simply survived an intolerable situation. A Stolen Life is my story—in my own words, in my own way, exactly as I remember it.

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See Me

See Me

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A modern love story

Are you a lover of romantic stories that are filled with action, adventure, complexities and fun? If yes, then ‘See Me’ is the ideal book for you. The book has been written by famous author Nicholas Sparks and it sheds light on the journey of Colin Hancock who has just been given a second chance in life. He’s working very hard to make this chance worthwhile. He’s focussed to walk straight, obtaining his teaching degree and avoiding all places that might just prove to be destructive. His final expectation is a good relationship. Join in to see how Colin finds his true love

Colin is looking for a relationship when Maria Sanchez steps into his path one rainy night in the state of North Carolina, fully upsetting his carefully structured life. The couple starts to imagine what their life would be like when they are finally together but things never go the way they should go. Tense situations arise and truths from Maria’s past begin to surface. As the threat of violence increases, Maria and Colin are tested in very boorish ways. Find out what happened to their dreams?

Will their dreams ever be fulfilled? Or will the devil destroy the intangible bond between them. Will their love survive the darkest hour? This story takes many surprising turns and it will surprise you on a regular basis. But to find out about the result, grab the book and go through the breath taking climax of the story. This modern love story comes from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of the Notebook, the Lucky one and the longest ride. About the Author

Nicholas Sparks is an author of American origin who works as a novelist, screenwriter and producer. With 18 novels and 2 non-fiction books to his name, he is one of the most famous authors in the world.. He has also written for many movies such as ‘The Best of Me’, ‘Safe Haven’ and ‘The Notebook’. His novels have constantly been picked up by movie houses with 11 of them now made into movies.

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Pulse

Pulse

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From the New York Times bestselling indie author, the conclusion to the sexy contemporary romance that began in Collide, about a woman torn between her seemingly perfect boyfriend and a dark, mysterious stranger.

“Do you know how scary it is to want something so bad you’re willing to change your whole life for it?”

Emily Cooper is ready to risk everything to be with the man who has consumed her thoughts and dreams since the fateful day they met. Unraveling fast, she can only cling to the hope that Gavin Blake still wants her.

Nursing his wounded heart, Gavin has cut himself off from society and retreated into a self-destructive, mind-numbing world. Emily isn’t used to being the strong one, but she’ll have to find the daring and confidence within to fight for their love and bring Gavin back from the edge—even if it means losing herself to their all-consuming, pulse-pounding passion. A New York Times bestseller, Pulse is the unforgettable conclusion to the story of Emily and Gavin that began with Collide.

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Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Bazaar of Bad Dreams

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A generous collection of thrilling stories – some brand new, some published in magazines, all entirely brilliant and assembled in one book for the first time – with a wonderful bonus: in addition to his introduction to the whole collection, King gives readers a fascinating introduction to each story with autobiographical comments on their origins and motivation… The No. 1 bestselling writer has dazzled readers with his genius as a writer of novellas and short story fiction since his first collection Night Shift was published. He describes the nature of the form in his introduction to the book: ‘There’s something to be said for a shorter, more intense experience. It can be invigorating, sometimes even shocking, like…a beautiful curio for sale laid out on a cheap blanket at a street bazaar.’ In The Bazaar of Bad Dreams there is a curio for every reader – a man who keeps reliving the same life, repeating the same mistakes over and over again, a columnist who kills people by writing their obituaries, a poignant tale about the end of the human race and a firework competition between neighbors which reaches an explosive climax. There are also intriguing connections between the stories; themes of morality, guilt, the afterlife and what we would do differently if we could see into the future or correct the mistakes of the past. Effervescent yet poignant, juxtaposing the everyday against the unexpected, these stories comprise one of King’s finest gifts to his constant reader as well as to those fascinated by the autobiographical insights in his celebrated nonfiction title On Writing. ‘I made them especially for you’, says King. ‘Feel free to examine them, but please be careful. The best of them have teeth.’

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How To Win Friends And Influence People

How To Win Friends And Influence People

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This is the book that gave birth to a self-improvement industry that spans the Globe (according to the Daily Express Newspaper). First written in 1936, this is the 2016 edition specially typeset for easy readability and offering terrific value for money. The book has sold over 32 million copies worldwide and has been translated into every major language. Still as vibrant and helpful as the day it was written it offers a simple set of guidelines, lucidly explained, that will enable every reader gain insights into being Popular, Persuasive, Influential and Happy in all of his or her relationships.

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The Psychedelic Experience

The Psychedelic Experience

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The Psychedelic Experience, created by the prophetic shaman-professors Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzer and Richard Alpert, is a foundational text that serves as a model and a guide for all subsequent mind-expanding inquiries. In this wholly unique book, the authors provide an interpretation of an ancient sacred manuscript, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, from a psychedelic perspective. The Psychedelic Experience describes their discoveries in broadening spiritual consciousness through a combination of Tibetan mediation techniques and psychotropic substances.

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Elon Musk

Elon Musk

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South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior.

The personal tale of Musk’s life comes with all the trappings one associates with a great, drama-filled story. He was a freakishly bright kid who was bullied brutally at school, and abused by his father. In the midst of these rough conditions, and the violence of apartheid South Africa, Musk still thrived academically and attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he paid his own way through school by turning his house into a club and throwing massive parties.

He started a pair of huge dot-com successes, including PayPal, which eBay acquired for $1.5 billion in 2002. Musk was forced out as CEO and so began his lost years in which he decided to go it alone and baffled friends by investing his fortune in rockets and electric cars. Meanwhile Musk’s marriage disintegrated as his technological obsessions took over his life …

Elon Musk is the Steve Jobs of the present and the future, and for the past twelve months, he has been shadowed by tech reporter, Ashlee Vance. Elon Musk: How the Billionaire CEO of Spacex and Tesla is Shaping our Future is an important, exciting and intelligent account of the real-life Iron Man.

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The Films Of Akira Kurosawa

The Marriage Bargain

Book Description

Kurosawa’s films display an extraordinary breadth and an astonishing strength, from the philosophic and sexual complexity to the moral dedication, from the naked violence to the save comedy, from feudalism to wit.

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The Marriage Bargain

The Marriage Bargain

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he sizzling first book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Marriage to a Billionaire series by “one of the most exciting breakout novelists” (USA TODAY) Jennifer Probst.

A marriage in name only…

To save her family home, impulsive bookstore owner Alexa Maria McKenzie casts a love spell. But she never planned on conjuring up her best friend’s older brother—the powerful man who once shattered her heart.

Billionaire Nicholas Ryan doesn’t believe in marriage, but in order to inherit his father’s corporation, he needs a wife and needs one fast. When he discovers his sister’s childhood friend is in dire financial straits, he offers Alexa a bold proposition.

A marriage in name only with certain rules: Avoid entanglement. Keep things all business. Do not fall in love. The arrangement is only for a year so the rules shouldn’t be that hard to follow, right?

Except fate has a way of upsetting the best-laid plans…

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