Download E-books Escape Hatch & The Long Road Ahead: Two Novellas PDF

By Vladimir Makanin

Vladimir Makanin, the main acclaimed author of post-Soviet Russia, examines the fates of normal humans of the future--or is it present?--in those incredible novellas.

Vladimir Makanin, the main acclaimed author of post-Soviet Russia, examines the fates of standard humans of the future--or is it present?--in those fantastic novellas.

those characters are stuck in surreal occasions which try out their skill to continue their humanity. Makanin's international is one among planned ambiguity, the place not anything, now not even the tale itself, is because it turns out, and haunting imagery is used to charm on to a reader's subconscious.

"Vladimir Makanin's identify belongs on the best of any record of socialist, or now post-socialist, surrealists...The energy of Mr. Makanin's fiction lies accurately in its ambiguity."--New York occasions e-book evaluate

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Download E-books Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella PDF

Discover the origins of Durzo Blint during this unique novella set on the planet of Brent Weeks' New York Times best-selling evening Angel trilogy.

"I bought just a little prophecy," the previous murderer acknowledged. "Not adequate to be worthwhile, you recognize. simply glimpses. My spouse useless, such things as that to maintain me up past due at evening. I had this imaginative and prescient that i used to be going to be killed by means of 40 males, all of sudden. yet now that you are the following, I see they are all you. Durzo Blint."

Durzo Blint? Gaelan had by no means even heard the name.

Gaelan Starfire is a farmer, satisfied to be a husband and a father; a cautious, quiet, basic guy. he is additionally an immortal, peerless within the arts of battle. Over the centuries, he is worn many faces to conceal his reward, yet he's a guy ill-fitted for obscurity, and all too frequently, he is develop into a hero, his very names passing into legend: Acaelus Thorne, Yric the Black, Hrothan Steelbender, Tal Drakkan, Rebus Nimble.

But whilst Gaelan needs to take a task weeding out the world's most interesting assassins for the gorgeous courtesan - and crimelord - Gwinvere Kirena, what he reveals may well spoil every little thing he is ever believed in.

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Download E-books Bullseye (Will Robie) PDF

By David Baldacci

In Bullseye, an all-new novella from #1 Sunday Times bestselling writer David Baldacci, worlds collide whilst executive murderer Will Robie is stuck within the crossfire with Oliver Stone and the Camel Club.

Will Robie is last in on his subsequent aim while he unearths himself in the midst of a financial institution heist - and he is taken hostage along Oliver Stone. yet is that this only a easy financial institution task, or are the robbers after whatever much more helpful - and unsafe - than the money within the vault?

Praise for David Baldacci

“Baldacci cuts everyone's grass - Grisham's, Ludlum's, even Patricia Cornwell's - and greater than will get away with it” - People

“As ordinary, Baldacci grants the products in tremendous sort, with thrills and spills aplenty” - Independent on Sunday

“Baldacci inhabits the outside of his creations - tripping us up with unforeseen empathy and refined identity” - Sunday Express

Also via David Baldacci

The Finisher, an enormous new younger grownup novel from David Baldacci, is out now.

David Baldacci's explosive new mystery, The Target, publishes in April 2014.

About the Author

David Baldacci is a world bestselling novelist. along with his books released in over forty five diversified languages and in additional than eighty nations, and with over one hundred ten million copies in print, he's one of many world's favorite storytellers. David can also be the co-founder, together with his spouse, of the want You good origin, a non-profit association, devoted to taking away illiteracy throughout the United States. nonetheless a resident of his local Virginia, he invitations you to go to his origin at www.WishYouWellFoundation.org, and to appear into its programme to unfold books throughout the USA at www.FeedingBodyandMind

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Download E-books Clarkesworld Issue 70 PDF

By Neil Clarke, Sunny Moraine

The July 2012 factor of the Hugo Award-winning technological know-how fiction & delusion journal, Clarkesworld. This factor gains the next tales: "Astrophilia" by means of Carrie Vaughn, "The change" via Sarah Stanton and "Iron girls, Iron Tigers" by way of Sunny Moraine. Non-fiction contains an interview with Nancy Kress, a piece of writing at the Hammer movies 60's technological know-how fiction via Mark Cole, and an one other observe column via Ekaterina Sedia.

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Download E-books Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series (The Selection Novella) PDF

By Kiera Cass

Meet Prince Maxon sooner than he fell in love with the USA, and a woman named Amberly prior to she grew to become queen. See the choice in the course of the eyes of a shield who watched his past love flow away and a woman who fell for a boy who wasn’t the prince. this beautiful assortment beneficial properties 4 novellas from the eye-catching international of Kiera Cass’s number 1 New York occasions bestselling choice series—two of which look the following in print for the 1st time—as good as unique, never-before-seen bonus content.

This sequence significant other is a must have for any choice fan, and includes:

  • The Prince
  • The Guard
  • The Queen (in print for the 1st time)
  • The Favorite (in print for the 1st time)
  • specific new scenes from The choice, The Elite, and The One
  • Introductions to every novella from Kiera Cass
  • A map of Illéa and different illustrations
  • And more!

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Download E-books Ordinary Love and Good Will PDF

By Jane Smiley

From Jane Smiley, writer of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Thousand Acres: a couple of novellas chronicling tricky offerings that reshape the dynamics of 2 very assorted families.

In Ordinary Love, Smiley makes a speciality of a woman’s infidelity and the lasting, indelible results it leaves on her little ones lengthy after her departure. Good Will describes a father who realizes how his son has been tormented by his selection to steer a counterculture lifestyles and flow his relatives to a farm. As either tales spread, Smiley gracefully increases the questions that confront all households with the attribute type and perception that has marked all of her paintings.

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Download E-books Earth and Ashes PDF

By Erdağ M. Göknar

 
"You understand, father, sorrow can flip to water and spill out of your eyes, or it will probably sharpen your tongue right into a sword, or it could possibly develop into a time bomb that, sooner or later, will explode and smash you"
 
Earth and Ashes is the spare, robust tale of an Afghan guy, Dastaguir, making an attempt desperately to arrive his son Murad, who has left his village to earn money operating at a mine. meanwhile the village has been bombed by way of the Russian military, and Dastaguir, together with his newly-deaf grandson Yassin in tow, needs to achieve Murad to inform him of the carnage. The outdated guy is beset on each side via sorrow, that of his grandson, who can't comprehend, that of his son, who doesn't but be aware of, and his personal, made even crueler by way of the message he needs to convey.
 
Atiq Rahimi, whose attractiveness for writing conflict tales of big drama and intimacy begun with this, his first novel, has controlled to condense centuries of Afghan historical past right into a brief story of 3 very varied generations. yet he has additionally created a common tale approximately fathers and sons, and the bad pressure inflicted on these bonds of family members throughout the unpredictable carnage of struggle.

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Download E-books Clarkesworld Issue 76 PDF

The January 2013 factor of the Hugo Award-winning technological know-how fiction and fable journal, Clarkesworld. This factor good points the subsequent tales: “Driftings” by means of Ian McDonald, “Variations on Bluebeard and Dalton's legislations alongside the development Horizon” by means of Helena Bell and “Effigy Nights” through Yoon Ha Lee. Non-fiction contains an interview with Jesse Bullington, an editorial on colour and belief within the historical global via Erin Hoffman, an one other note column by way of E. C. Ambrose and a piece of writing via Neil Clarke.

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