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6/26/2011

Save for later The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen who lives alone with her mother and younger sister regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before-and survival for her is second nature. Without really meaning to she becomes a contender. But if she is to win she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. Acclaimed writer Suzanne Collins author of the New York Times bestselling The Underland Chronicles delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy adventure and romance in this searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present.







The Land of Painted Caves: A Novel by Jean M. Auel

The Land of Painted Caves

The Land of Painted Caves

THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES concludes the story of Ayla her mate Jondalar and their little daughter Jonayla taking readers on a journey of discovery and adventure as Ayla struggles to find a balance between her duties as a new mother and her training to become a Zelandoni - one of the Ninth Cave community's spiritual leaders and healers. Once again Jean Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was lived thousands of years ago rendering the terrain dwelling places longings beliefs creativity and daily lives of Ice Age Europeans as real to the reader as today's news.THE LAND OF PAINTED CAVES concludes the story of Ayla her mate Jondalar and their little daughter Jonayla taking readers on a journey of discovery and adventure as Ayla struggles to find a balance between her duties as a new mother and her training to become a Zelandoni - one of the Ninth Cave community's spiritual leaders and healers. Once again Jean Auel combines her brilliant narrative skills and appealing characters with a remarkable re-creation of the way life was lived thousands of years ago rendering the terrain dwelling places longings beliefs creativity and daily lives of Ice Age Europeans as real to the reader as today's news.







Love Is Murder: A Novella of Suspense by Allison Brennan

Love Is Murder: A Novella Of Suspense

Love Is Murder: A Novella Of Suspense

I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU . . . DEAD After a tough breakup with her boyfriend Lucy Kincaid needs a different kind of break. So she heads west to join her brother an ex-cop for a long weekend of skiing in the mountains. At a picturesque lodge tucked high in the Sierra Nevada Lucy finds just what she"s looking for: a peaceful retreat undisturbed by Internet television and cell phone distractions. She also finds an unexpected group of newlyweds seeking their own idyllic getaway. But finding one of her fellow guests dead wasn"t in the brochure. And neither was the overnight snowstorm that leaves the lodge cut off from the outside world. When Lucy"s brother suspects the honeymooner"s death was foul play he"s mysteriously stricken ill. Now to keep him and herself alive it"s up to aspiring FBI agent Lucy Kincaid to figure out which of the lovebirds trapped in the lodge is really a bird of prey. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Allison Brennan"s upcoming novel Kiss Me Kill Me as well as an exclusive excerpt from an FBI interview with Lucy Kincaid!







Heat Wave by Richard Castle

Heat Wave

Heat Wave

A New York real estate tycoon plunges to his death on a Manhattan sidewalk. A trophy wife with a past survives a narrow escape from a brazen attack. Mobsters and moguls with no shortage of reasons to kill trot out their alibis. And then, in the suffocating grip of a record heat wave, comes another shocking murder and a sharp turn in a tense journey into the dirty little secrets of the wealthy. Secrets that prove to be fatal. Secrets that lay hidden in the dark until one NYPD detective shines a light.Mystery sensation Richard Castle, blockbuster author of the wildly best-selling Derrick Storm novels, introduces his newest character, NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat. Tough, sexy, professional, Nikki Heat carries a passion for justice as she leads one of New York City's top homicide squads. She's hit with an unexpected challenge when the commissioner assigns superstar magazine journalist Jameson Rook to ride along with her to research an article on New York's Finest. PulitzerPrize-winning Rook is as much a handful as he is handsome. His wise-cracking and meddling aren't her only problems. As she works to unravel the secrets of the murdered real estate tycoon, she must also confront the spark between them. The one called heat.







The Strange Case of Finley Jayne by Kady Cross (FREE)

The Strange Case of Finley Jayne
By Kady Cross

Finley Jayne knows she's not 'normal'. Normal girls don't lose time or have something inside them that makes them capable of remarkably violent things. Her behavior has already cost her one job so when she's offered the lofty position of companion to Phoebe a debutante recently engaged to Lord Vincent she accepts despite having no experience. Lord Vincent is a man of science with his automatons and inventions but Finley is suspicious of his motives where Phoebe is concerned. She will do anything to protect her new friend but what she discovers is even more monstrous than anything she could have imagined... An ebook exclusive prequel to The Steampunk Chronicles. 

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