Download E-books Le silence du rossignol (Le Clan des Otori 1) PDF

Au XIVe siècle, dans un Japon médiéval mythique, le jeune Takeo grandit au sein d'une communauté paisible qui condamne los angeles violence. Mais celle-ci est massacrée par les hommes d'Iida, chef du extended family des Tohan. Takeo est sauvé et undertakeé par sire Shigeru, chef du extended family des Otori, et se retrouve plongé au cœur de luttes sanglantes entre les seigneurs de los angeles guerre. Il doit suivre son destin. Mais qui est-il ? Paysan, seigneur ou murderer ? D'où tient-il ses dons prodigieux ?
Lorsqu'il rencontre los angeles belle Kaede, un amour fou naît entre les deux jeunes gens. Animé par son désir de vengeance et son devoir de loyauté, sa dévotion à sire Shigeru, shippingé par l'intensité de son amour pour Kaede, Takeo devra trouver sa propre voie. Sa quête le conduira derrière les murailles d'Inuyama, où il devra franchir le "parquet du rossignol". Cette nuit-là, le rossignol chantera-t-il ?

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Download E-books Nos acostumbraremos (Nuevos Tiempos) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Zoyâ Pirzâd

Un magnífico retrato de l. a. vida cotidiana de las mujeres en el Teherán genuine. «Un texto vivísimo y ágil que nos habla, entre risas y lágrimas, de los tabúes, las profundas heridas y las alegrías de un país que apenas conocemos, salvo por los clichés de los telediarios.» web page Arezu es una mujer iraní divorciada, que vive con su hija adolescente y dirige l. a. pequeña agencia inmobiliaria que fundó su padre. Una mujer moderna e independiente, que se divide entre los deseos de su hija de ir a Francia para vivir con su padre y una extravagante madre de mentalidad tradicional y obsesionada con el qué dirán. Todo se hace más complicado cuando comienza una relación sentimental con Zaryu, un cliente de los angeles agencia, y ha de enfrentarse al rechazo y l. a. presión de su entorno más cercano… Zoyâ Pirzâd dibuja, con ligereza e inteligencia, el retrato de una sociedad iraní llena de contradicciones y el de un personaje femenino tan fuerte y fascinante como una heroína de las novelas de Jane Austen.

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Download E-books Proof of Heaven: A Novel PDF

By Mary Curran Hackett

Proof of Heaven belongs on any keeper shelf. It’s fantastically written, spell binding and tragic, thought-provoking, and a reaffirmation of faith….I enjoyed this book.”
—Shelley Shepard Gray

Proof of Heaven through Mary Curran Hackett is an brilliant debut—a relocating, inspiring, and clever first novel that explores superbly the that means of family members, religion, and love. the tale of a mother’s unshakable trust, a child’s bravery, and a doctor’s commitment to therapeutic, this can be terribly compelling modern fiction bound to attract lovers of the acclaimed works of Alice McDermott, Mary Karr, Ann Lamott, and Jodi Picoult; to readers who made the inspirational novel The Shack a ravishing luck; and to we all with questions of lifestyles, demise, God, and the afterlife on the leading edge of our minds.

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Download E-books Swallowing the Sun PDF

By David Park

Within the museum Martin stands watch over the last. He has travelled some distance from his brutal youth within the Loyalist heartlands of Belfast and equipped a existence he by no means imagined he could have - a loyal spouse, Alison, young children, Rachel and Tom, a decent task. however the happiness he has stumbled on feels brittle. Rachel's educational good fortune is launching her out of her proud father's orbit. Tom, eclipsed via his sister, has withdrawn right into a fable global. Martin's gratitude to Alison is a gulf among them. He feels unworthy of his spouse, his existence, his good fortune. Returning domestic one evening to discover police vehicles ready, Martin feels his sins should have eventually stuck up with him. yet their information is thoroughly unforeseen, a mindless tragedy. And within the face of this devastating trauma, which tears his fragile kinfolk aside, Martin unearths the violence of the prior isn't really long past yet in simple terms dormant; its name needs to be replied eventually.

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Download E-books Orion's Hounds (Star Trek: Titan, Book 3) PDF

By Christopher L. Bennett

Because the USS Titan ventures past the outermost reaches of identified area, the telepaths in her team -- together with Diplomatic Officer Deanna Troi -- are beaten by way of an alien cry of misery which leads the group to a scene of stunning carnage: a civilization of interstellar 'whalers' is preying upon a well-recognized species of sentient spaceborne giants. Appalled yet reluctant to hurry to judgement, Captain William Riker and his workforce examine, researching a cosmic spawning-ground in a sector of energetic celebrity formation -- the fitting surroundings for a bewildering array of numerous yet equally tremendous lifeforms. whereas trying to negotiate an finish to the exploitation and victimization of those creatures, Riker's group inadvertently fingers them the potential to defeat their hunters' purpose...only to benefit that issues usually are not fairly what they appear.

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By Marla Madison

RELATIVE MALICE

First booklet within the Detective Kendall Halsrud series

When a house invasion occurs in an upscale local, Detective Kendall Halsrud takes over the case. within the homicide apartment, she discovers an empty crib with blood drops subsequent to it at the wooden ground. the remainder of the relations has been fatally shot . . . yet the place is child Philly?

Kendall’s determined seek to discover the kid derails whilst a guy is arrested for murdering the relatives and claims that he killed the child. Suspecting he had an companion, she isn’t confident. not able to renounce at the child, Kendall places her occupation and her personal lifestyles in danger, unearthing lethal family members secrets and techniques in pursuit of the truth.

The suspense builds as Kendall attempts to forestall a killer earlier than he moves back. Get your replica of this page-turner today!

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By Kim Stanley Robinson

Winner of the Hugo Award for most sensible Novel • quickly to be a sequence on Spike TV
 
Kim Stanley Robinson’s vintage trilogy depicting the colonization of Mars maintains in an exciting and undying novel that pits the settlers opposed to their maximum foes: themselves.
 
approximately a new release has handed because the first pioneers landed on Mars, and its transformation to an Earthlike planet is less than manner. yet now not every person desires to see the method via. The equipment are adversarial by means of those who find themselves decided to maintain their domestic planet’s antagonistic, barren good looks. Led by way of the 1st iteration of kids born on Mars, those rebels are quickly joined via a handful of the unique settlers. in contrast cosmic backdrop, passions, partnerships, and rivalries explode in a narrative as remarkable because the planet itself.
 
Praise for Green Mars

“One of the key sagas of the [latest] new release in technological know-how fiction.”Chicago Sun-Times
 
“Dense as a diamond and as sharp; it makes even such a lot strong novels look light and insignificant via comparison.”The Washington put up publication World
 
“Grand in scope, meticulous in detail.”The long island instances publication Review

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Download E-books The Perfect Man: A Novel PDF

By Naeem Murr

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Europe and South Asia.
Winner of the 2008 PEN past Margins Award.

Identity, friendship, and a long-hidden crime lie on the middle of Naeem Murr’s fascinating novel approximately 5 neighbors growing to be up in a small Nineteen Fifties Missouri river city. A contender for the fellow Booker Prize, this exhilarating tale fantastically inspires the extraordinary joys, in addition to the darkish and shameful wishes, of adolescence.

Young Rajiv Travers hasn’t had a lot success becoming in at any place. Born to an Indian mom who used to be offered to his English father for £20, Raj is deserted by means of his kinfolk into the reluctant care of Ruth, an American romance author dwelling in Pisgah, Missouri. whereas his dermis colour unsettles lots of the townsfolk, who're used to seeing issues in black and white, the quick-witted Raj quickly reveals his position between a gaggle of youngsters his personal age.

While the buddies stay unswerving to each other over the years, it turns into transparent that their paths will veer in markedly diversified instructions. yet breaking freed from the calls for in their households and their group, in addition to each other, comes at a devastating cost: because the chilling secrets and techniques of Pisgah’s citizens floor, the insanity that erupts will rate Raj his closest pal whilst it bargains him the existence he consistently dreamed of.

Taking us into the intimate lifetime of small-town the US, The excellent guy explores either the ability of the secrets and techniques that form us and the skill of affection in all its guises to heal even the main broken of souls.

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