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|Author||: Tom Clancy|
|Editor||: Putnam Publishing Group|
Jack Ryan; his son, Jack Jr.; John Clark; Ding Chavez; and the rest of the Campus team are facing their greatest challenge ever, in a thriller by the best-selling author of Dead or Alive.
|Author||: Tom Clancy,Mark Greaney|
Jack Ryan Jr.—along with the covert warriors of the Campus—continues to uphold his legendary father’s legacy of courage and honor in this thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy. Privately training with special forces, he’s honing his combat skills to continue his work within the Campus, hunting down and eliminating terrorists wherever he can—even as Jack Ryan Sr. campaigns to become President of the United States again. But what neither father nor son knows is that the political and personal have just become equally dangerous. A devout enemy of Jack Sr. launches a privately-funded vendetta to discredit him and connect him to a mysterious killing in his longtime ally John Clark’s past. All they have to do is catch him. With Clark on the run, it’s up to Jack Jr. to stop a growing threat emerging in the Middle East, where a corrupt Pakistani general has entered into a deadly pact with a fanatical terrorist to procure four nuclear warheads they can use to blackmail any world power into submission—or face annihilation.
|Author||: Tom Clancy,Mark Greaney|
Coming out of retirement to run for president, Jack Ryan finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes attack from his opponent as his close comrade, John Clark, is the subject of treacherous charges, at the same time Jack Ryan, Jr. and other members of Campus struggle to stop terrorists.
How and why the lands were locked with a key to unlock them A letter on Bounty Immigration and the rights of labour to the Legislators and People of Victoria By One who has handled the Spade Second edition
|Author||: Megan O'Russell|
|Editor||: Ink Worlds Press|
A warning to you once the wish is made, the Siren’s price must always be paid. Maggie Trent lives peacefully by the Endless Sea. Seeing the same people every day. Making friends who care for her. Learning to survive without spells. The storms have ended, and she has finally found the paradise the Siren promised. But the Siren has brought death into her realm, threatening all who dwell there. Seeking salvation for those they hold most dear, Maggie and Bertrand slip out of the Siren’s Realm and find themselves in a world where machines fly and enslavement and murder are the fate of magicians. Balancing between hope and truth, Maggie must face a future of fire. Will Maggie be able to pay the price of salvation? Will saving the many cost her everything she wanted to protect? Journey into the Siren’s Realm, where danger lurks and adventure awaits.
|Author||: Parker Witter|
It had always been the three of us, and then it was the two of us-Ed and August. There was not, nor had there ever been a chance of a Noah and August. And that was fine. Because the truth was I had known Noah forever but I still had no idea who he really was. Especially not now. In this sizzling novella, one girl must choose between loyalty and love. August had the two best guy friends a girl could ask for in Noah and Ed. Then Ed confessed he felt more for her - and their new relationship changed everything. She had hoped it would be Noah that she'd end up with someday, but it's clearer than ever that Noah's just not interested in being a one-girl guy. When the small seaplane the three of them are on crashes, August finds herself injured and marooned on an island with ... Noah. Unsure of what's become of Ed, August and Noah do their best to not lose hope as they fight to survive on an island that is not as deserted as they first believed. But fighting the elements - and their attraction to each other - becomes a losing battle. Soon, a secret from Noah's past that could bind them to the island forever is revealed, and August must choose between giving into her feelings for him, or struggling to make it back home.
|Author||: Daniel B. Talbot|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Many good phaselocked loops (PLL) books exist. However, how to acquire the input frequency from an unlocked state is rarely covered. This book explores the methods for achieving this locked state for a variety of conditions. Using a minimum of mathematics, it introduces engineers to performance limitations of phase/frequency detector based PLL, the quadricorrelator method for both continuous and sampled mode, sawtooth ramp-and-sample phase detector, self-sweeping self-extinguishing topology, and sweep methods using quadrature mixer based lock detection. Digital implementations versus analog are also considered.
|Author||: Heather E. Schwartz|
|Editor||: Millbrook Press|
"In 1963, more than 30 African American girls, ages 11-14, were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. Then came a greater ordeal: confinement in a Civil-War-era stockade."--Provided by publisher.
|Author||: John Barry|
Jay Bonner has a hot lead. Hes close to finding answers about his biological parents. What he stumbles upon in Aunt Albas locked attic, however, is shocking.
|Author||: Lexi Cross|
|Editor||: E-Book Publishing World Inc.|
Locked On Him is book 8 of the Triple Threat series. Parts 1-9 can be found everywhere now! Book 1: Wrapped Up Book 2: Knocked Up Book 3: Tied Up Book 4: Pinned Down Book 5: Down for the Count Book 6: Touch Me Down Book 7: Locked In Book 8: Locked On Him Book 9: Lock It Up I HIT THE HOLE HARD – EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. I’m exactly what I look like: a ladykiller, a cocky S.O.B., an unrepentant player. I talk the talk. I walk the walk. My bed has seen half the girls in this town, although their stays are strictly one-night only. I take them home, rock their world, and send them packing. Then onto the next. That is, until she showed up. No one’s ever told me no before, but Melinda Clark gives as good as she gets. The more time I spend around her, the more I want her. The more I need her. The more I won’t stop until I have her. Forever. HE WRAPPED ME UP, PINNED ME DOWN, AND LEFT ME BEGGING FOR MORE. Harley Marks is a dangerous man. Playboys like him usually are. He’s got a jaw like granite, biceps like pythons, and a c*ck like…well, use your imagination. What’s worse is, he doesn’t care about a girl like me. I’m just another notch on his belt, a trophy to be collected and neglected. But that doesn’t stop me from craving his touch. Try as I might, I can’t convince myself to stay away from him. I know I’m straying into forbidden territory, but one brush of his lips reveals the truth: I just don’t give a damn.
|Author||: John Scalzi|
A blazingly inventive near-future thriller from the best-selling, Hugo Award-winning John Scalzi. Not too long from today, a new, highly contagious virus makes its way across the globe. Most who get sick experience nothing worse than flu, fever and headaches. But for the unlucky one percent - and nearly five million souls in the United States alone - the disease causes "Lock In": Victims fully awake and aware, but unable to move or respond to stimulus. The disease affects young, old, rich, poor, people of every color and creed. The world changes to meet the challenge. A quarter of a century later, in a world shaped by what's now known as "Haden's syndrome," rookie FBI agent Chris Shane is paired with veteran agent Leslie Vann. The two of them are assigned what appears to be a Haden-related murder at the Watergate Hotel, with a suspect who is an "integrator" - someone who can let the locked in borrow their bodies for a time. If the Integrator was carrying a Haden client, then naming the suspect for the murder becomes that much more complicated. But "complicated" doesn't begin to describe it. As Shane and Vann began to unravel the threads of the murder, it becomes clear that the real mystery - and the real crime - is bigger than anyone could have imagined. The world of the locked in is changing, and with the change comes opportunities that the ambitious will seize at any cost. The investigation that began as a murder case takes Shane and Vann from the halls of corporate power to the virtual spaces of the locked in, and to the very heart of an emerging, surprising new human culture. It's nothing you could have expected. Old Man's War Series #1 Old Man’s War #2 The Ghost Brigades #3 The Last Colony #4 Zoe’s Tale #5 The Human Division #6 The End of All Things Short fiction: “After the Coup” Other Tor Books The Android’s Dream Agent to the Stars Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded Fuzzy Nation Redshirts Lock In The Collapsing Empire (forthcoming) At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
|Author||: John Pfaff|
|Editor||: Basic Books|
"Pfaff, let there be no doubt, is a reformer...Nonetheless, he believes that the standard story--popularized in particular by Michelle Alexander, in her influential book, The New Jim Crow--is false. We are desperately in need of reform, he insists, but we must reform the right things, and address the true problem."--Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker A groundbreaking examination of our system of imprisonment, revealing the true causes of mass incarceration as well as the best path to reform In the 1970s, the United States had an incarceration rate comparable to those of other liberal democracies-and that rate had held steady for over 100 years. Yet today, though the US is home to only about 5 percent of the world's population, we hold nearly one quarter of its prisoners. Mass incarceration is now widely considered one of the biggest social and political crises of our age. How did we get to this point? Locked In is a revelatory investigation into the root causes of mass incarceration by one of the most exciting scholars in the country. Having spent fifteen years studying the data on imprisonment, John Pfaff takes apart the reigning consensus created by Michelle Alexander and other reformers, revealing that the most widely accepted explanations-the failed War on Drugs, draconian sentencing laws, an increasing reliance on private prisons-tell us much less than we think. Pfaff urges us to look at other factors instead, including a major shift in prosecutor behavior that occurred in the mid-1990s, when prosecutors began bringing felony charges against arrestees about twice as often as they had before. He describes a fractured criminal justice system, in which counties don't pay for the people they send to state prisons, and in which white suburbs set law and order agendas for more-heavily minority cities. And he shows that if we hope to significantly reduce prison populations, we have no choice but to think differently about how to deal with people convicted of violent crimes-and why some people are violent in the first place. An authoritative, clear-eyed account of a national catastrophe, Locked In transforms our understanding of what ails the American system of punishment and ultimately forces us to reconsider how we can build a more equitable and humane society.
|Author||: GB Williams|
A prison guard teams up with an ex-detective inmate to solve a brutal murder in this thrilling mystery for fans of Rachel Abbott, Ed James, and Joy Ellis. Ariadne Teddington is surrounded by people who lie, but that is to be expected when you work in prison where every man claims to be innocent. Charlie Bell, an ex-police detective, now finds himself in that prison serving time for murder after taking the law into his own hands. Now, when a fellow inmate is killed Charlie is asked to investigate the case from the inside. Soon he finds himself working with Ariadne, but she is a guard, he is an inmate and some lines should never be crossed . . . Can two people on different sides of the law come together to solve the case? And do the answers lie closer to home than anyone ever imagined? Praise for Locked Up “Tense and claustrophobic, with a spine-chilling denouement!” —Caro Ramsay, author of the Anderson and Costello series “A brilliant new and authentic voice in crime fiction—GB Williams knows how to tell a story and tell it well.” —Katherine John, author of the Trevor Joseph series and By Any Name
|Author||: Mary Downing Hahn|
|Editor||: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl imprisoned for more than a century, the terrifying events that put her there, and a friendship that crosses the boundary between past and present. A family moves into an old, abandoned house. Jules's parents love the house, but Jules is frightened and feels a sense of foreboding. When she sees a pale face in an upstairs window, though, she can't stop wondering about the eerie presence on the top floor—in a room with a locked door. Could it be someone who lived in the house a century earlier? Her fear replaced by fascination, Jules is determined to make contact with the mysterious figure and help unlock the door. Past and present intersect as she and her ghostly friend discover—and change—the fate of the family who lived in the house all those many years ago.
|Author||: Lois Duncan|
|Editor||: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
Nore Roberts didn't ask for a new life, but now that her mom is gone and her dad is newly married, she has to settle in at Shadow Grove, the old Civil War mansion her stepfamily calls home. When she meets her stepmother, Lisette, Nore is shocked by her youth and beauty that gives her chills- and a hint of something sinister. There's hope of becoming friends with her stepbrother and sister, until Nore realizes they're hiding something. When she begins to feel like the target of a deadly plan, Nore starts digging into her stepfamily's past. The skeletons in their closet are more real than she ever imagined. Can Nore expose her stepmother's dark secret before an old and evil magic swallows her up?