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Gang Land (The McKays Book 4)
When Finn discovers that the son he never knew he had was adopted into an abusive environment, he is compelled to find out for himself what has become of him. What he finds is worse than he ever could have imagined--his son is an active member of the most murderous gang in the city. Finn tries to convince his son to give him a chance, but the lure of the gang, and his loyalty to them, the closest thing to a family he's known, puts ...
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Signature Series Strategy Guide
Shoot ‘n’ loot your way through a brand new adventure on Pandora’s moon—this Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Signature Series Strategy Guide covers all the lunar action! Complete walkthrough of the new adventure, featuring tactics for defeating the bosses. Get to know your weapons and equipment, including exciting new additions like jet packs, ice and laser weapons, and lunar vehicles. Maps identify the precise locations of ...
Land of Dreams: A Novel
William Morrow Paperbacks
Set in 1940s Los Angeles, the compelling final installment in New York Times bestselling author Ellie Hogan’s sweeping immigrant trilogy begun in Ellis Island and City of Hope —a story of family, love, danger, and ambition in Hollywood during World War II. Irish immigrant Ellie Hogan has finally achieved the American Dream. But her comfortable bohemian life on Fire Island, New York, is shattered when her eldest adopted son, Leo, runs ...
Nora Roberts Land (Dare Valley)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
**Nora Roberts gave her blessing to Ava Miles for the use of her name in both the title and the premise in this suspenseful and emotional contemporary romance.** USA Today Bestselling Author Ava Miles presents the #1 National Bestseller NORA ROBERTS LAND. Also a Top 25 Bestseller for Amazon Kindle, #1 on Barnes & Noble Nook, and Top 10 on iTunes. Selected as one of the Best Books of the Year alongside Nora Roberts' DARK WITCH and Julia ...
Sea (Stranded Book 2)
New Edit Completed October30, 2013 Book 2 Due to some adult content this book is for 16 years and older Five went by Land now Five go by Sea A group of teens on a class trip to Disneyland are left stranded. An EMP over North America has destroyed everything electronic. No cars, no planes, no phones, no electricity. Refusing to wait for someone else to help them, ten courageous young people take charge of their future and choose to begin ...
Strong Darkness: A Caitlin Strong Novel (Caitlin Strong Novels)
Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong returns in her most thrilling adventure yet in Jon Land's STRONG DARKNESS 1883: Texas Ranger William Ray Strong teams up with Judge Roy Bean to track down the Old West’s first serial killer, who’s stitching a trail of death along the railroad lines slicing their way through Texas. The Present: Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong finds herself pursuing another serial killer whose methods are eerily similar to the ...
Land, A Stranded Novel
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Five go by Land – Five go by Sea A group of teens on a class trip to Disneyland are left stranded. An EMP over North America has destroyed everything electronic. No cars, no planes, no phones, no electricity. Refusing to wait for someone else to help them, ten courageous young people take charge of their future and choose to begin the long journey home. 1500 miles of adventure and lawless country awaits – will their determination be enough?
The Story of Land and Sea: A Novel
Katy Simpson Smith
Set in a small coastal town in North Carolina during the waning years of the American Revolution, this incandescent debut novel follows three generations of family—fathers and daughters, mother and son, master and slave, characters who yearn for redemption amidst a heady brew of war, kidnapping, slavery, and love. Drawn to the ocean, ten-year-old Tabitha wanders the marshes of her small coastal village and listens to her father’s stories ...
An Untamed Land (Red River of the North Book #1)
Bethany House Publishers, 2006
Proud of Their Heritage and Sustained by Their Faith, They Came to Tame a New Land She had promised herself that once they left the fjords of Norway, she would not look back. After three long years of scrimping and saving to buy tickets for their passage to America, Roald and Ingeborg Bjorklund, along with their son, Thorliff, finally arrive at the docks of New York City. It was the promise of free land that fed their dream and lured them from ...
The Magician's Land: A Novel (Magicians Trilogy)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The stunning conclusion to the bestselling Magicians trilogy Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the Brakebills Preparatory College of Magic. But he can’t hide from his past, and it’s not long before it comes looking for him. Along with Plum, a brilliant young ...
Red Lands Outlaw: the Ballad of Henry Starr
Roots & Branches, 2012
"Truman’s storytelling shines throughout..." -- Kathleen Rice Adams, Western Fictioneers “Red Lands Outlaw: The Ballad of Henry Starr is a well-conceived yarn about one of the last of Oklahoma’s horseback-riding outlaws. A good read.” -- Dusty Richards, a Spur and Wrangler Award winning author “Author Phil Truman captured a slice of Indian Territory history and has woven it into an interesting period novel. Anyone who loves the ...
The Witch Narratives Reincarnation: Southwestern Magic (Land of Enchantment Witches Trilogy Book 1)
Rise of the Black Rose, Book 3, is now available in the trilogy! The Witch Narratives Reincarnation is a First Place Winner of a 2013 BOOKS INTO MOVIES AWARDS. The book, also, won a an international award for BEST FANTASY and a New Mexico-Arizona Book Award for BEST FANTASY. A touching novel about loyalty, friendship, and the depth of love, about the unlikely friendship between a devout Catholic and a reluctant witch. The Land of ...
Mildred D. Taylor
The son of a prosperous landowner and a former slave, Paul-Edward Logan is unlike any other boy he knows. His white father has acknowledged him and raised him openly-something unusual in post-Civil War Georgia. But as he grows into a man he learns that life for someone like him is not easy. Black people distrust him because he looks white. White people discriminate against him when they learn of his black heritage. Even within his own family he ...
Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe
J. W. Ocker
Follow the footsteps of the father of American horror fiction! Edgar Allan Poe was an oddity. His life was odd, his literature is odd, his legacy is odd. Actually, his legacy is the oddest part about him. In Poe-Land: The Hallowed Haunts of Edgar Allan Poe, J. W. Ocker explores Poe's strange physical legacy along the East Coast and across the ocean by touring Poe's homes, examining artifacts from his life--locks of his hair, pieces of ...
No Land's Man (Sneak Preview)
Chronicle Books LLC, 2014
Want a sneak peek? Download this free sample of No Land's Man by Aasif Mandvi. "My father moved our family to the United States because of a word. It was a word whose meaning fascinated him. It was a singularly American word, a fat word, a word that could only be spoken with decadent pride. That word was . . . Brunch! 'The beauty of America,' he would say, 'is they have so much food, that between breakfast and lunch they have to stop and ...
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale ...
Between The Land And The Sea (Marina's Tales Book 1)
Marina is a privileged girl who’s had an unusual upbringing. Traveling the world with her scientist father, doted on by her wealthy and glamorous neighbor Evie, Marina’s life seems perfect. Everything changes in the summer of her sixteenth year when she is sent to live with her Aunt Abby and Cousin Cruz in the lovely seaside town of Aptos, California. Only a few weeks after arriving, sixteen year-old Marina has nearly drowned twice, ...
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Spiegel & Grau
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking ...
No Man's Land: Fiction from a World at War
From the trenches to the home front, the most profound fiction inspired by World War I—and a moving memorial to the twentieth century's most cataclysmic event. The Great War gave birth to some of the twentieth century’s most celebrated writing; from D. H. Lawrence to Siegfried Sassoon, the literature generated by the war is etched into collective memory. But it is in fiction that we find some of the most profound insights into the war’s ...
Princess Pink and the Land of Fake-Believe #2: Little Red Quacking Hood (A Branches Book) (Princess Pink and ...
Noah Z. Jones
Princess Pink is back for another fractured fairy tale adventure! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! In the Land of Fake-Believe, Princess Pink meets Scaredy-Pants Wolf--a ...
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