Cheryl has never been the right kind of country-club wife. She's always felt like an outsider, and now, in her midforties - facing the harsh realities of aging while her marriage disintegrates and her troubled stepson, Teddy, is kicked out of college - she feels cast adrift by the sparkling seaside community of Little Neck Cove, Connecticut. So when Teddy shows up at home just as a storm brewing off the coast threatens to destroy the precarious safe haven of the cove, she joins him in an epic downward spiral.
Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe - descendants of a much earlier migration of the African genus Homo. But when modern humans eventually made their way to Europe 45,000 years ago, Neanderthals suddenly vanished.
"Ever wonder why we outlived the Neanderthals?"
Syl Hellais and Paul Kerr have traveled through Derith, the mysterious wormhole from which no traveler has ever returned. Yet Derith's secrets are darker than they imagined, and, trapped in a dimension beyond their own, they finally emerge to discover a universe that has moved on without them.
Nearly two centuries after a human colony is abandoned on an alien planet, the two races have reached a tenacious peace agreement. But when the human ship returns unexpectedly, both governments are thrown into chaos.
"The Art of Negotiating with Aliens"
Rough Sex with the Home Invaders: Mom and the Virgin Sisters Reluctant Abduction and Pregnancy, tells the story of a sexy 18 -year-old virgin woman who finds herself in a sexual predicament she never really expected to be in. Within a short period of time, she finds herself abducted and deflowered, but the fun is not over yet!
The Resistance still fights the invaders, but they are nothing more than an annoyance to the Illyri, an alien race of superior technology and military strength. When caught, the young rebels are conscripted. Part soldiers, part hostages, they join the Brigades, sent to fight at the edges of the growing Illyri Empire.
The alien spaceship was unthinkably huge, enormously powerful, apparently irresistible. It came from the void and settled on Earth, striking awe into the hearts of all who saw it. Its mission, however, was not conquest - but a call for help!
"Great story, Aweful Narration"
Hal and the Herons have done the impossible. This group of outsiders has beaten out the strongest, most skilled young warriors in all of Skandia to win the Brotherband competition. But their celebration comes to an abrupt end when the Skandians' most sacred artifact, the Andomal, is stolen - and the Herons are to blame. To find redemption they must track down the thief, Zavac, and recover the Andomal. But that means traversing stormy seas, surviving a bitter winter, and battling a group of deadly pirates.
"First battle for the young Brotherband"
Hal and the Herons have done the impossible. This group of outsiders has beaten out the strongest, most skilled young warriors in all of Skandia to win the Brotherband competition. But their celebration comes to an abrupt end when the Skandians' most sacred artifact, the Andomal, is stolen--and the Herons are to blame. To find redemption they must track down the thief Zavac and recover the Andomal. But that means traversing stormy seas, surviving a bitter winter, and battling a group of deadly pirates.
"An excellent adventure"
An epidemic strikes the United States, plunging the country into chaos. New York Times medical reporter Denise Grady uses this scenario, taken from the pages of a U.S. government report, as the starting point for a journey into the gripping world of emerging diseases. Grady explores the realities of health care in the developing world, and its potential effects on our own welfare. This is a fascinating look at the health dangers we face in a global society
"A good summary"
Hallowe'en 1938. A year after a mysterious meteorite lit up the skies of New York State, Martian invaders laid waste to the nation. At least, according to soon-to-be infamous Orson Welles they did. But what if some of the panicked listeners to the legendary War of the Worlds broadcast weren't just imagining things? Attempting to deliver Charley to her rendezvous in Singapore in 1930, the Doctor overshoots a little, arriving in Manhattan just in time to find a dead private detective.
The Earth has been invaded by the Illyri, a beautiful, civilized, yet ruthless alien race. Humanity has been conquered, but still it fights the invaders. The Resistance grows stronger, for it is the young people of Earth who battle the Illyri.
"Great Story for Sci Fi Adventure Fans"
Earth does not exist. Or so they want you to believe. Who are they and what do they want? They are the Voltarians of Voltar - an empire 110 planets strong. They are already among us. And the invasion is about to begin…. Or is it? The truth is far more sinister. It's the end of the world as you know it…and the beginning of one of the most spectacular, thought-provoking, and wildly inventive works of science fiction and espionage of our time.
"Rate the Book, Not the Author's Personal Beliefs"
Roman Britain, AD 44. General Plautius' hard-won defeat of Caratacus should have brought peace. But though the land is conquered, it is far from tamed. A puppet king is doing little to calm the hatred of the tribes and bring them under Roman rule. Fighting is in Optio Horatius Figulus' blood. His Celtic ancestry is mocked by his fellow soldiers, but it gives him the toughness essential for survival.
The Man, his wife, and his son discover they share parallel lives in parallel worlds - one ancient man, one modern day. Both families fight a soon-to-be extinct alien race intent on housing their souls in Earth's most intelligent beings: mankind and marine mammals.
Cumming Deep Inside the Virgin Babysitter: Bred and Impregnated by the Home Invaders tells the story of a sexy 18 year old virgin babysitter who encounters a group of men who broke into the house she is staying at. Luckily for the men, she is horny and ready to please them all, however, as their sexual encounter begins, the children's 20 year old virgin sister comes home and also decides to participate in the festivities! Both women are soon thereafter given the gift that lasts a lifetime - new babies to love!
The start of an epic new series from bestselling author John Connolly, and Jennifer Ridyard. For fans of The 5th Wave and I Am Number Four. Earth is no longer ours. It is ruled by the Illyri, a beautiful, civilised yet ruthless alien species. But humankind has not given up the fight, and Paul Kerr is one of a new generation of young Resistance leaders waging war on the invaders. Syl Hellais is the first of the Illyri to be born on Earth.
Empire is the second novel in the epic Chronicles of the Invaders trilogy by John Connolly and Jennifer Ridyard, following Conquest. As captivating as Pittacus Lore's I Am Number Four; as vividly realised as Veronica Roth's Divergent. She is the trophy of a civilization at war with itself. He is its rebel captive. Separated by millions of light years, they will fight to be united. And they will risk everything to make their world - all worlds - right again.
They have cheated death. Defied their people. Changed beyond recognition. Their love has survived the impossible. But now they must learn to trust again: the future of their worlds depends on it. It is whispered that Earth is lost. Once conquered and invaded by the alien Illyri, Earth has been surrendered twice over and is now prey to the parasites known as the Others.
Who is Elvira Bladon? All Adam knows is that she's blonde, American, and stunning - with a gift for making him look foolish. She has been snooping around at The Sanctuary, the centre for birds of prey where Adam works. He knows he has to find out more about her before she can cause even more trouble there. But then Adam's boss is hospitalised, and Adam has to take his place on a trip to Turkey and the United States. But violence and blackmail plague his progress, and Adam's life is soon threatened.