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The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
Disney Hyperion Books for Children
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronos's army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titan's power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now it's up to Percy Jackson and an army of young ...
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the utterly beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been schooled in a life of thievery. One fateful afternoon, he steals a box from a mysterious traveling haberdasher—a box that contains three pairs of magical eyes. When he tries the first pair, he is instantly transported to a hidden island where he is presented with a special quest: to travel to the dangerous Vanished Kingdom and rescue ...
Percy Jackson & The Olympians Boxed Set The Complete Series 1-5: The Last Olympian, The Battle of the ...
Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History
Scott Andrew Selby
The heist of the century! Ten years before the recent Brussels diamond theft, daring diamond thieves made off with gems worth almost twice as much. On February 15, 2003, thieves broke into an allegedly airtight vault in Antwerp, never tripping an alarm, and made off with over $108 million worth of diamonds and other valuables. Although the crime was perfect, the getaway was not. The police zeroed in on a band of professional thieves fronted by ...
The Battle of the Labyrinth (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 4)
Hyperion Book CH
Percy Jackson isn’t expecting freshman orientation to be any fun. But when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears on campus, followed by demon cheerleaders, things quickly move from bad to diabolical. In this latest installment of the blockbuster series, time is running out as war between the Olympians and the evil Titan lord Kronos draws near. Even the safe haven of Camp Half-Blood grows more vulnerable by the minute as Kronos’s army ...
The Eleventh Hour: A Curious Mystery
Harry N. Abrams
An elephant's eleventh birthday party is marked by eleven games preceding the banquet to be eaten at the eleventh hour; but when the time to eat arrives, the birthday feast has disappeared. The reader is invited to guess the thief.
Has the Messiah been robbed? Supernatural visitations. Divine time travel. An age-old cover up. In the middle of it all: One man miraculously transformed by Yeshua . In an instant, David went from being a skeptical Jewish columnist to a desperate seeker of Truth. The catalyst was an angelic visitation—a moment that marked him forever. David’s quest spans numerous philosophies and religions, culminating with the Person of Yeshua – ...
To Fetch a Thief (The Chet and Bernie series)
Recorded Books, LLC
In the third book in the brilliant New York Times bestselling series featuring a lovable and wise dog narrator, Chet and Bernie go under the big top to solve the most unlikely missing persons (and animals!) case ever. We were outnumbered, some big number against two. When it comes to numbers, two is as far as I go, but it’s enough, in my opinion. . . . “Sit,” Bernie said. I sat. Bernie would think of something—he always did. ...
The King of Attolia
Megan Whalen Turner
Unabridged CD Audiobook 9 CDs / 10.5 hours long
From the creator of Hairy Maclary comes a new series starring a rascally cat named Slinky Malinki. “What was he up to? At night, to be brief, Slinky Malinki turned into a THIEF.” But by morning, Slinky comes to realize that crime doesn’t pay.This story spins off a character first introduced in HAIRY MACLARY SCATTERCAT. Previously available in the U.S. only in library binding.
Thief of Hope
Cindy Young Turner
Crescent Moon Press
Sydney, a street urchin and pickpocket in the town of Last Hope, has managed to evade the oppressive Guild for years, but there is no escaping fate when she's sentenced to death for associating with the resistance. After she's rescued by a wizard, Sydney is forced to accept that magic-long outlawed throughout the Kingdom of Thanumor-still exists, and the Tuatha, a powerful faery folk, are much more than ancient myth and legend. When the wizard ...
A Tomb on the Periphery
Gival Press, LLC
This novel a mix of crime, ghost story and portrait of the protagonist continues Domini's tales in contemporary Southern Italy, in the manner of his last novel "Earthquake I.D." When an ancient grave on the fringes of Naples comes unexpectedly to light, an exquisite piece of funeral decoration leaves the twenty-something Fabbrizio suspended between his best impulses and his worst. On the one hand he wants to help his family, strapped for cashand ...
Richard Scarry's Favorite Storybook Ever (Picture Book)
Step into Richard Scarry’s Busytown, where pigs drive speedboats, a raccoon delivers the mail, and an absent-minded rabbit gets stuck in wet cement. Sixteen favorite stories are featured in this full-color, hardcover storybook collection.
John R. Vacca
Prentice Hall PTR
This book was designed to help consumers and institutions ward off this ever-growing threat and to react quickly and effectively to recover from this type of crime. It is filled with checklists on who you should notify in case you become a victim and how to recover your identity. As well as, different levels of security on the Internet and what to watch out for, prevention methods for ISPs and methods of testing these prevention techniques. It ...
The Thief of Auschwitz
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
“The camp at Auschwitz took one year of my life, and of my own free will I gave it another four.” So begins the much-anticipated new novel from Jon Clinch, award-winning author of Finn and Kings of the Earth. In The Thief of Auschwitz, Clinch steps for the first time beyond the deeply American roots of his earlier books to explore one of the darkest moments in mankind’s history—and to do so with the sympathy, vision, and heart ...
Found (The Magic Thief Trilogy)
Sneaking out of prison isn't easy, unless you are a thief, or a wizard. Luckily, Conn is both! Trouble is, once he's out, where does he go? His home is a pile of rubble since he blew it up doing magic. His master, the wizard Nevery, is furious. With a new order of exile, this time with a death penalty, Conn has never been in such a tight fix. But Wellmet is in danger from an evil predator coming to destroy the city. Now Conn must set off on a ...
Code of Silence: Living a Lie Comes with a Price (Code of Silence Novel, A)
Telling the Truth Could Get Them Killed. Remaining Silent Could Be Worse. When Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives. After being seen by the criminals---who may also be cops---Cooper makes everyone promise never to reveal what they have seen. Telling the truth could kill them. But remaining silent means an innocent man takes ...
The Scent of Scandal: Greed, Betrayal, and the World's Most Beautiful Orchid (Florida History and Culture)
University Press of Florida
Some people will do anything for beauty or fame “FANTASTIC. If I did not know most of the main players I would have thought the author had a vivid and twisted imagination..”—Paul Martin Brown, author of Wild Orchids of Florida “A fascinating true story of obsession, greed, and lust for the unobtainable. Reminds me a great deal of The Maltese Falcon. This rare flower is definitely the stuff that dreams are made of.”—Ace ...
The Magic Thief: Found 1st (first) edition Text Only
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Vintage Classics)
"The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston Globe Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearly 300 of which have never before appeared in book form), this magnificent volume is the definitive sampling of a writer who has been called the poet laureate of African America--and perhaps our ...
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