By George R. R. Martin

For the 1st time, all 5 novels within the epic fable sequence that encouraged HBO’s Game of Thrones are jointly in a single boxed set. An immersive leisure adventure not like the other, A track of Ice and hearth has earned George R. R. Martin—dubbed “the American Tolkien” via Time magazine—international acclaim and thousands of unswerving readers. Now here's the whole huge cycle:
 
A video game OF THRONES
A conflict OF KINGS
A hurricane OF SWORDS
A dinner party OF CROWS
A DANCE WITH DRAGONS
 
“One of the simplest sequence within the historical past of fantasy.”—Los Angeles Times
 
wintry weather is coming. Such is the strict motto of apartment Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far away King’s touchdown. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell ideas in Robert’s identify. There his relations dwells in peace and luxury: his proud spouse, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. a ways to the north, in the back of the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse—unnatural issues relegated to fable throughout the centuries-long summer time, yet proving all too genuine and all too lethal within the turning of the season.
 
but a extra rapid chance lurks to the south, the place Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died less than mysterious conditions. Now Robert is using north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the beautiful yet chilly Cersei, his son, the tough, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen’s brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the strong and filthy rich condominium Lannister—the first a swordsman the ultimate, the second one a dwarf whose stunted stature belies a super brain. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful stumble upon that would switch the process kingdoms.
 
in the meantime, around the slim Sea, Prince Viserys, inheritor of the fallen apartment Targaryen, which as soon as governed all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with a military of barbarian Dothraki—whose loyalty he'll buy within the simply coin left to him: his appealing but blameless sister, Daenerys.
 
“Long reside George Martin . . . a literary dervish, enthralled via advanced characters and bright language, and bursting with the wild imaginative and prescient of some of the best story tellers.”—The manhattan Times

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By Beth Groundwater

A new sequence from award-winning writer Beth Groundwater

The Arkansas River, middle and soul of Salida, Colorado, fuels the small town's economic climate and thrums within the blood of river ranger Mandy Tanner. while a whitewater rafting coincidence happens, she deftly executes a rescue, yet a guy dies besides. seems, it wasn't the rapids that killed him—he was once murdered. Tom King used to be a wealthy land developer with sour enterprise opponents, who cheated on his spouse, refused to aid his kayak-obsessed son, and infuriated environmentalists.

Mandy's international is upended back while tragedy moves in the direction of domestic. Suspicious that the latest dying is attached to Tom King's homicide, Mandy is going on an emotionally turbulent quest for the truth—and leads to risky waters.

Praise:

"A striking e-book by way of an writer who truly is familiar with and loves her territory. Don't omit it!" —William Kent Krueger

"Comes speeding at you from the 1st web page like roiling whitewater, and culminates in a riveting climax that lives as much as this book's identify. if you happen to like outdoors experience and gripping characters, this one's a must-read."—SANDI AULT, Mary Higgins Clark and WILLA Award-winning writer of the WILD secret series

“A heart-racing debut with as many twists and turns and unforeseen upsets as a experience in the course of the rapids itself.”—MARGARET COEL, writer of The Silent Spring

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By William W. Johnstone

The city of Logandale is displaying indicators of the foul presence of the Prince of Darkness. Hollow-eyed, hungry corpses upward thrust from unearthly tombs to gorge themselves on dwelling flesh, spawning a brand new iteration of stressed Undead. purely Sam and Nydia Balon have confronted the grasp earlier than and understand what needs to be performed.

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By Marc Cerasini

[i]The eyes of the area are watching
A strong international chief is anticipated to hitch the Hollywood elite at a star-studded rite to be broadcast world wide. yet safeguard has been critically compromised -- and a plot is already in movement to show the l. a. Chamberlain Auditorium right into a ugly slaughterhouse.

When an online "Trojan Horse" detected by way of the CTU cyber unit sends up pink flags, rogue operative Jack Bauer is named into motion. He has under twenty-four hours to avoid an unthinkable act of loss of life and destruction from taking place -- a televised bloodbath meant to topple a international govt and convey terror into thousands of yankee households.

The countdown is on.

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By Rafael Sabatini

The Sea Hawk is a seafaring event set on the finish of the 16th century. A retired Cornish gentleman is betrayed via his jealous half-brother and finally ends up a slave on a Spanish galley. he's freed by means of Barbary pirates and he joins their workforce, swearing vengeance on his brother. The pirates identify him "Sakr-el-Bahr": The hawk of the ocean.

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By Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is one other swashbuckling NUMA records experience! while a financier grew to become treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, merely Dirk Pitt can hinder a world incident that threatens to begin a war.

A filthy rich American financier disappears on a treasure hunt in an old blimp. From Cuban waters, the blimp drifts towards Florida with a group of useless men—Soviet cosmonauts. Dirk Pitt discovers a stunning scheme: a covert workforce people industrialists has placed a colony at the moon, a mystery base they'll guard at any expense. Threatened in area, the Russians are approximately to strike a savage blow in Cuba—and purely NUMA’s Dirk Pitt can cease them. From a Cuban torture chamber to the chilly ocean depths, Pitt is racing to defuse a global conspiracy that threatens to shatter the earth!

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For Paul Howard, who has ridden the whole travel de France course throughout the race itself—setting off at four am on a daily basis to prevent being stuck through the pros—riding a small mountain motorcycle race should still carry no worry. nonetheless, this isn’t simply any mountain motorcycle race. this can be the travel Divide.

Running from Banff in Canada to the Mexican border, the travel Divide is greater than 2,700 miles—500 miles longer than the journey de France. Its direction in the course of the middle of the Rocky Mountains consists of greater than 200,000 ft of ascent—the an identical of mountain climbing Mount Everest seven times.

The different challenge is that Howard hasn't ever owned a mountain bike—and how will education at the South Downs in southern England organize him for dozing tough within the Rockies?

Undaunted, Howard swaps the sleek tarmac roads of France for the dust, snow, and ice of the travel Divide, warding off grizzly bears, mountain lions, and moose. humming roadside fanatics are changed through humming mosquitoes. fighting undesirable climate, ingesting whiskey with a cowboy, and making a song karaoke with the locals, Howard's trip changed into greater than only a race — it grew to become the journey of a lifetime.

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By Jim Rogers

From Publishers Weekly

Financier Rogers retired at 37 and motorcycled around the globe, turning the journey into the booklet funding Biker, a hybrid of industrial recommendation and travelogue. That trip, even though, didn't squelch his wanderlust. rather than having fun with his sedate existence instructing finance, Rogers determined to take his fiancée and a souped-up Mercedes on a frighteningly extreme street journey: 3 years, 116 international locations and 152,000 miles. just like the automobile that plowed via snow, dust, sand and highways on each continent, Rogers's memoir of the adventure is its personal breed. even if Rogers writes, a ways too in short, of life-changing occasions like getting married and listening to of his father's loss of life, the publication has an unusual point of detachment. additionally, although Rogers stocks funding recommendation and observations concerning the planet's political economies, his ideas are too basic to function company classes. the result's an event story with out middle and a finance booklet with no tooth. Rogers attempts to make up for this through describing stories like consuming fried silkworms and gazing prostitutes stuck within the world's intercourse exchange. normally, notwithstanding, he chronicles prosaic information, like taking automobile ferries and speaking to border guards, after which riffs on politics, cash, immigration and tradition.
Copyright 2003 Reed enterprise info, Inc.

From Booklist

Rogers, a Wall road luck tale who has been known as "The Indiana Jones of Finance," as soon as turned around the planet on a bike, which landed him within the Guinness publication of global documents and led to his first publication, funding Biker (1994). In 1999 he set out on one other world-record force world wide in a custom-built yellow Mercedes convertible along with his fiancee, Paige Parker. beginning out in Iceland, the journey took 3 years and encompassed 116 nations, lots of that are infrequently visited, in a continuing swath throughout Europe, the previous Soviet Republic, China, Africa, the center East, and the Americas. nobody had ever pushed overland following those routes, a complete of 152,000 miles, one other Guinness global checklist. Rogers' insightful statement at the political and historic topography of those various international locations cuts via stereotypes to offer us a glimpse of the area how it fairly is, for greater or worse. it is a gutsy travelogue event from a man who shoots instantly from the hip, and it rather hits the mark. David Siegfried
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By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

An historic order tied to the Vatican, a blood fortune buried within the caves of France, a conspiracy of strength, greed and darkest evil. Archaeologist and explorer Annja Creed's fascination with the myths and mysteries of the prior leads her to a crypt within the caves of France, the place the terrifying legend of the Beast of Gevaudan tricks on the incredible. What she discovers is shattering: an artifact that might seal her future; a brotherhood of clergymen keen to homicide to guard their mystery; and a strong black-market occultist wanting to placed his personal declare to centuries-old blood funds. Annja embarks on a high-tension race throughout Europe and historical past itself, motive on linking the unholy treachery of the a while with the remarkable revelations of the current. yet she needs to continue to exist the shadow figures decided to silence her risk to their lifestyles.

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By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

The yr is 1901--it's been twenty-three years considering Peter and the misplaced Boys back from Rundoon. for the reason that then, no one at the island has grown an afternoon older, and the misplaced Boys proceed their friendship with the Mollusk tribe, and their competition with Captain Hook. in the meantime in London, Molly has married George Darling and is elevating 3 young children: Wendy, Michael, and John. One evening a customer looks at her door; it really is James, one in all Peter's unique misplaced Boys. he's now operating for Scotland backyard and suspects that the inheritor to England's throne, Prince Albert Edward, is below the impression of shadow creatures. those shadow creatures are made up our minds to discover a mystery cache of startstuff which fell to London many centuries in the past. The starstuff is hidden in an underground vault which has just one key: the Sword of Mercy, a mythical weapon saved with the Crown Jewels. Molly is decided to assist, but if she by surprise is going lacking, it truly is as much as her eleven-year-old daughter, Wendy, to maintain the starstuff out of the Others' clutches. She has heard her mother's tales of a flying boy named Peter Pan, and he should be her in simple terms desire in saving the realm from a shadowy doom...

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