Serpent's Kiss (Rogue Angel, Book 10) by Alex Archer, Mel Odom

By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

A few say they seem to be a cursed humans. yet those that try and locate them can be simply as unlucky... engaged on a dig at the southern coast of India, the very last thing Annja Creed expects is to be hit through a tsunami. Or to strike archaeological gold. yet that's precisely what occurs while a number of gadgets wash ashore within the storm.The relics hold unexpected markings that trace at a mythical urban. inquisitive about the possibility of gaining knowledge of a tradition believed misplaced to civilization, Annja embarks on a dangerous trip deep into the center of danger.

She learns of a mysterious artifact which may supply clues to the whereabouts of the misplaced urban, this means that hiking via an inhospitable jungle and forbidding terrain. yet nature's denizens and loss of life traps usually are not the single threats: another person is additionally pursuing the prize. simply as Annja's grail comes into view, she needs to chase away an excellent larger evil. simply because deep within the Nilgiris mountains is a race of people who the area forgot.

And they don't like strangers.

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The Twyning by Terence Blacker

By Terence Blacker

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ISBN: 1781850704
EAN: 9781781850701
ASIN: 1781850704
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication Date: 2013-01-01
Number of Pages: 400
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

This is the tale of Efren, a tender ratling born into the courtroom of Tasting, within the nation of rats under the town streets. the dominion is in turmoil after the dying of the outdated king, assassinated through a human scientist, Dr Henry Ross-Gibbon. Obsessed by means of an ambition to exterminate all rats, the surgeon is assisted by means of Dogboy, an deserted thirteen-year-old with a present for knowing animals. quickly a conflict to the demise rages among the rat country and its mortal enemy: humankind. harm and by myself, Efren unearths shield with Dogboy and his pal Caz, a runaway eleven-year-old lady. And among those not likely allies a spark is ignited - first of communique, then of wish. This tumultuous tale of creatures stuck up in a pitiless struggle transcends the limitations among animals and people. What Watership Down did for rabbits, THE TWYNING will do for the dominion of rats.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Terence Blacker (Born: 1948/02/05)

Author Description: Terence Blacker desired to be a jockey whilst he grew and up. in truth, he may trip ahead of he may possibly stroll, and his early life hero was once the good steeplechaser Mill apartment (a horse). He lives in Norfolk, England.

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The Devil's Chord (Rogue Angel, Book 49) by Alex Archer, Michele Hauf

By Alex Archer, Michele Hauf

Da Vinci's maximum and most threatening legacy…

In the midst of a lovers' quarrel on a Venetian bridge, a couple of paintings thieves loses a precious, stolen Lorraine move to the canal's murky waters. Suspecting a connection among the pass, Joan of Arc and da Vinci, Annja Creed's former mentor, Roux, sends the archaeologist to supervise the quest for the lacking artifact. yet another individual is familiar with in regards to the cross…knows sufficient to kill for it.

Despite a number of vicious assaults in the course of their underwater day trip, Annja and Roux's employed diver recovers the pass. but if the diver's loyalties are known as into query and he disappears—along with the treasure—Annja is bound there's extra to the traditional item than Roux is letting on. She quickly discovers the move is just one piece in an elaborate enigma—a key that, whilst mixed with a chain of musical notes, may well unencumber one among Leonardo da Vinci's so much fantastical innovations. however the rate Annja needs to pay to prevent this key from falling into the inaccurate arms should be her lifestyles.

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Life of Pi (Illustrated Edition) by Yann Martel

By Yann Martel

Because it gained the 2002 Booker Prize, this identify tells a story of catastrophe at sea. it really is either a boys' personal experience (for grown-ups) and a meditation on religion and the price of non secular metaphor, it's essentially the most awesome and unique novels of contemporary instances. In a brand new structure, with a step-back conceal, and with a brand new interpreting workforce consultant, this can be the last word variation of the booklet that may be a perennial examining workforce favorite, and used to be lately featured within the Waterstone's record of the head 20 books of all time within the "Daily Telegraph".

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The Atlantis World (The Origin Mystery, Book 3) by A. G. Riddle

By A. G. Riddle

Northern Morocco: Dr. Kate Warner cured an international pandemic, and he or she proposal she might treatment herself. She was once mistaken. and she or he used to be improper concerning the scope of the Atlantis conspiracy. Humanity faces a brand new risk, an enemy past mind's eye. along with her personal time operating out and the utter cave in of human civilization looming, a brand new desire arrives: a coded message from a possible ally.

Arecibo Observatory: Mary Caldwell has spent her lifestyles ready, looking at the celebs, trying to find symptoms of clever lifestyles past our international. whilst that day comes, Mary is thrust right into a fight older than the human race, with some distance better stakes. She needs to come to a decision who to belief, simply because there's nowhere to hide.

Antarctica: within the wake of the Atlantis Plague, Dorian Sloane unearths himself a puppet to Ares' mysterious schedule. while Dorian strikes to take regulate of the location, Ares unleashes a cataclysm that adjustments every little thing. because the disaster circles the globe, Ares unearths the genuine nature of the risk to humanity, and Dorian concurs to at least one final undertaking: locate and kill David Vale and Kate Warner. there'll be no prisoners this time. The orders are search and spoil, and Dorian has been promised that his personal solutions and salvation lie at the different side.

With Dorian in pursuit, Kate, David, and their workforce race throughout the ruins of the Atlantean send left in the world, throughout Atlantean technological know-how stations in the course of the galaxy, and into the prior of a mysterious tradition whose secrets and techniques might shop humanity in its darkest hour. With their very own lives at the line and time slipping away, Kate, David and Dorian are positioned to the final word try.

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Erak's Ransom (Ranger's Apprentice, Book 7) by John A. Flanagan

By John A. Flanagan

Within the wake of Araluen's uneasy truce with the raiding Skandians comes be aware that the Skandian chief has been captured through a perilous wilderness tribe. The Rangers - and should - are despatched to loose him. however the wilderness is like not anything those warriors have visible prior to. Strangers in a wierd land, they're brutalized by way of sandstorms, overwhelmed through the unrelenting warmth, tricked by way of one tribe that performs by means of its personal principles, and strangely befriended via one other. Like a desolate tract mirage, not anything is because it turns out. but something is continuous: the bravery of the Rangers.
"Bringing jointly many favourite characters for a grand event, this booklet gives you either pleasure and quiet stable times." - "Booklist"

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Ten Mile Treasure by Andre Norton

By Andre Norton

Barren region Adventure!

When Christie Kimball and her relations begin a brand new existence on a run-down Arizona ranch--once a bustling stagecoach cease within the outdated West--their lives take an unforeseen turn.

Christie and her brother Neal have a mystery plan to rework the previous ranch right into a money-making vacationer allure for the inn their father desires to build.

But whilst the Kimball youngsters and their Navajo pals cross exploring within the wasteland and come across a mysterious treasure chest hidden deep in a cave--the actual event begins...

Soon a Ghost city, a long-lost letter, and a hid valley hold Christie and Neal right into a lot extra pleasure than they ever dreamed attainable. (less)

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The Dig by Michael Siemsen

By Michael Siemsen

A mysterious woven steel artifact is located at a paleontological dig in Africa. Mystified specialists, confounded by means of the most unlikely timeline they get from conventional courting equipment, name upon a obdurate younger guy with a different expertise. Matthew Turner's present is additionally his curse: each time he touches an item, his information is flooded with the concepts and emotions of these who touched it ahead of him. it's a expertise that many covet, a few worry, and virtually not anyone is aware. regardless of being exploited as a baby and stricken by the disagreeable reports imprinted on him from some of the goods he has "read," Matthew consents to trip from long island to the forests of Kenya. There, threatened via unknown enemies and helped by way of a stunning yet prickly best friend who starts off to appreciate his unusual skill, he trips again in geological time to make a discovery so stunning that it forces us to rewrite all human heritage.

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