I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005

By Lauren Tarshis

The horror of typhoon Katrina is introduced vividly to lifestyles during this fictional account of a boy, a puppy, and the hurricane of the century.

Barry's family members attempts to evacuate earlier than storm Katrina hits their domestic in New Orleans. but if Barry's little sister will get extraordinarily ill, they are compelled to stick domestic and wait out the storm.

At first, Katrina does not appear to be as undesirable as envisioned. yet in a single day the levees holiday, and Barry's international is actually torn aside. he is swept away through the floodwaters, clear of his kinfolk. Can he live on the typhoon of the century -- alone?

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The Beginning (Animorphs, Book 54)

By K. A. Applegate

Not anyone ever concept it should come to this.

Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassite, Marco, and Ax understand that no matter if they can have warned humans initially, so one could have believed their tale. a narrative approximately an invasion of parasitic extraterrestrial beings. So, for all this time, Jake, the opposite Animorphs, and Ax have secretly fought a determined conflict. Secretly held the Yeerks at bay.

But these days are over.

It's come all the way down to the ultimate conflict among the Yeerks and the Animorphs. And not anyone is familiar with who will win, lose, or reside. . . .

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The Romanov Conspiracy: A Thriller

By Glenn Meade

Since July 1918, not anyone has been capable of remedy the mysterious disappearance of Princess Anastasia—until Dr. Laura Pavlov uncovers a few haunting clues during this mystery via the acclaimed, bestselling writer of The moment Messiah.

SOMETIMES MYSTERIES ARE by no means SOLVED. occasionally THERE are not any ANSWERS.

DR. LAURA PAVLOV, an American forensic archaeologist, is ready to resolve a secret that can provide to make clear one of many 20th century’s maximum enigmas. Digging at the outskirts of the present-day Russian urban of Ekaterin­burg, the place the Romanov royal relatives was once carried out in July 1918, Pavlov discovers a physique completely preserved within the permafrost of a disused mine shaft.

The continues to be supply dramatic new clues to the disappearance of the Romanovs, and particularly their recognized daughter, Princess Anastasia, whose homicide has constantly been in query. Pavlov’s discovery units her on an not likely trip to eire, the place a gently hidden account of a years-old covert mis­sion is ready to alter the permitted process global historical past and hurl her again into the past—into a maelstrom of deceit, secrets and techniques, and lies.

Drawn from historic truth, The Romanov Conspiracy is a page-turning tale of affection and friendship proven through battle, and a determined conflict among revenge and redemption, set opposed to the most bloody and brutal revolu­tions in international historical past.

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The Bourne Identity: A Novel (Jason Bourne)

By Robert Ludlum

His reminiscence is a clean. His bullet-ridden physique used to be fished from the Mediterranean Sea. His face has been altered through cosmetic surgery. A body of microfilm has been surgically implanted in his hip. Even his identify is a secret. Marked for demise, he's racing for survival via a strange international of murderous conspirators—led by way of Carlos, the world’s most threatening murderer. who's Jason Bourne? the reply may perhaps kill him.

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Ice Hunt

By James Rollins

Carved right into a relocating island of ice two times the dimensions of the U.S., Ice Station Grendel has been deserted for greater than seventy years. The twisted brainchild of the best minds of the previous Soviet Union, it used to be designed to be inaccessible and almost invisible. yet an American undersea examine vessel has inadvertently pulled too close--and anything has been sighted relocating contained in the allegedly abandoned facility, anything whose survival defies each average legislation. And now, as scientists, squaddies, intelligence operatives, and unsuspecting civilians are drawn into Grendel's deadly vortex, the main severe measures attainable should be undertaken to guard its darkish mysteries--because the bad truths locked at the back of submerged partitions of ice and metal may finish human lifestyles in the world.

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Catching Fire |Hunger Games|2

By Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins maintains the superb tale of Katniss Everdeen within the extra special starvation video games trilogy.

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has received the yearly starvation video games with fellow district tribute Peeta Mellark. however it used to be a victory received via defiance of the Capitol and their harsh principles. Katniss and Peeta can be satisfied. finally, they've got simply gained for themselves and their households a lifetime of safeguard and lots. yet there are rumors of uprising one of the matters, and Katniss and Peeta, to their horror, are the faces of that uprising. The Capitol is offended. The Capitol wishes revenge.

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Closure: Jack Randall #1

By Randall Wood

**** defense, booklet 4 of the Jack Randall sequence, is now on hand. ****

When a sought after attorney is shot whereas ready at a suburban cease signal it units off a nation-wide manhunt for an elusive killer. unique Agent Jack Randall of the FBI unearths himself appointed to trace down and forestall the shooter. now not through his superiors, yet by way of the killer himself.

As extra our bodies fall the shooter takes his message to the click, incomes the help of the general public together with his selection of goals and confounding the FBI at each flip. From the wasteland of Nevada to the city jungle of recent York urban, Jack and his group stick to the path of our bodies and haunting messages left in the back of through the killer. With the strain to discover him mounting on Jack, the assassin’s crimes develop bolder, and his message extra sinister and in the direction of domestic.

It turns into transparent to Jack that during order to discover the shooter, he can have to seem within his personal prior, and develop into the fellow he was once years ago.

CLOSURE is publication 1 of the preferred Jack Randall sequence. you could proceed to stick to Jack and his staff within the novels PESTILENCE and shortage, in addition to TIME, a suite of brief tales following all the major characters within the first 3 books. search for defense, ebook four of the sequence, scheduled for book in October of 2014.

Randall wooden is the writer of the preferred Jack Randall sequence. earlier than changing into a novelist Mr. wooden spent his years in different occupations starting from military paratrooper, to instructor, to Flight Paramedic. discovering time among missions and 911 calls, he could pen brief tales approximately his co-workers that includes the extraordinary destinations and unusual occasions they have been known as to. by no means particularly discovering his area of interest, he finally listened to the little voice in his head and dedicated his time to writing complete time.

He at the moment is living in Southwest Florida along with his spouse Jessica, their 3 youngsters, one cat, and a quickly to reach yet but to be named nice Dane puppy.

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Gunsight (Borderlands, Book 3)

By John Shirley

Mordecai and Daphne have got themselves in a difficult spot close to the hugely harmful city of Gunsight, the most distant outposts on the earth Pan­dora, out within the boonies of the boonies of the Borderlands. Daphne has been taken prisoner through Jasper, a neighborhood warlord who controls the world round Gunsight . . . aside from that different cost, the previous mining city Tumessa. There’s a few type of sizeable mystery operation occurring in Tumessa—another warlord, a very mutated Psycho named Reamus, is one way or the other creating wealth. And he’s been relent­lessly raiding Gunsight and kidnapping Jasper’s humans. Jasper will be scum, yet he wishes these humans for raids on different cities, so all of it has to stability out. Mordecai must negotiate for Daphne’s liberate, yet now the one approach he’ll ever see her alive back is to kill his means into Tumessa, discover what’s occurring there, and report to Jasper—only then will Mordecai get a paycheck and the lady. Mordecai doesn’t wish the task, yet he's beautiful dedicated to Daphne . . . and by some means, he simply may be able to flip this whole mess to his virtue. . .

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