During an intimate dinner party, a cat burglar breaks into the home of A-list actor Marcus Dowling. When his wife walks in on the thief, the situation quickly teeters out of control, leaving an empty safe and a lifeless body.
"Really Good Storyline"
The ninth edition of this widely acclaimed text has been extensively revised to reflect the latest scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East. As an introduction to the history of this turbulent region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, the book is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment.
"An honest, detailed and well written history"
New York Times best-selling author Meg Cabot fills each adventure in the Mediator series with suspense and humor. Suze Simon is a liaison between ghosts and the living. But this teenager is no hand-holder, she's tough on the spirits who need her help. When the ghost of a murdered woman wakes Suze up one night with an troublesome request, the 16-year-old just wants to get rid of her.
Secret agent Quiller is back in this heart-stopping spy thriller. Quiller must work against his own instincts to save a world on the verge of disaster. From behind the Iron Curtain, in a city where he has no place to hide, he must trust a woman who cannot be trusted and rescue a man he would rather kill to complete a mission that will affect relations between the United States and the Soviet Union forever. But the stakes are higher than Quiller realizes as he faces a threat more treacherous than he imagines.
While young wizards Kit and Nita investigate the mystery of the Red Planet’s long-lost inhabitants, life suddenly emerges again to shake Mars with its own perilous and baffling brand of magic. Kit’s long-standing Martian fascination ensnares him in a terrible, age-old conflict—making him a key to its solution or a tool for destroying humans. As Nita searches for Kit, she soon finds herself battling an implacable foe.
"Everything my nerdy brain wants in a fantasy book."
Material dlja izuchenija russkoj literatury v 9 klasse. 23 hudozhestvennyh proizvedenija dany v kratkom izlozhenii (annotirovannyj vid) v audioforme.
A disturbed killer targets San Francisco’s most innocent and vulnerable… Sarah Wells is a normal, suburban woman. She has a husband, a job as an English teacher at the local high-school, but she also has a secret … she is an expert jewel thief. While her rich victims throw parties, Sarah breaks into their homes and steals from right under their very noses. One night however, things go badly wrong and Casey Dowling, the wife of famous actor Marcus Dowling, is killed.
"Typical Patterson mayhem and murder"
Marcus Flavius Aquila, a young centurion in Roman Britain, is forced into retirement after receiving a wound in his first major engagement against a rebel British tribe. It allows him the freedom to embark upon a dangerous mission to find out what happened to the Ninth Legion, which, years before, disappeared in the savage lands of the Picts. Will he find out what happened to the men, led by his father, who never returned? And will he recover the Eagle, the symbol of Roman dominance and power?
"Give it to us unabridged!"
The Ninth Symphony, a symbol of freedom and joy, was Beethoven’s mightiest attempt to help humanity find its way from darkness to light, from chaos to peace. Yet the work was born in a repressive era, with terrified Bourbons, Hapsburgs, and Romanovs using every means at their disposal to squelch populist rumblings in the wake of the French Revolution and Napoleon’s wars.
"A Fairly Good Book But A Truly Awful Listen"
Acclaimed novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes is an American Book Award winner. Rhodes’ Ninth Ward is a stunning tale set against the horrors of Hurricane Katrina. Orphaned 12-year-old Lanesha lives with Mama Ya-Ya, the midwife who birthed her, in New Orleans’ Ninth Ward. Although Lanesha is different—able to see ghosts like that of her dead mother—she never feels unloved, an empowerment that helps her survive the devastating storm.
"The only thing worse than narrator is story itself"
Freshman year sucks for Vlad Tod. Bullies still harass him. The photographer from the school newspaper is tailing him. And failing his studies could be deadly. A trip to Siberia gives "study abroad" a whole new meaning as Vlad connects with other vampires and advances his mind-control abilities, but will he return home with the skills to recognize a vampire slayer when he sees one?
"Even better than the first"
"To Your Health", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Postscript", by David Remnick; "Listen and Learn", by Nathan Heller; "An Abduction", by Tessa Hadley; "Tangled Webs", by Anthony Lane.
A psychopathic killer targets San Francisco’s most innocent and vulnerableA young mother and her infant child are ruthlessly gunned down while returning to their car in the garage of a shopping mall. There are no witnesses, and Detective Lindsay Boxer is left with only one shred of evidence: a cryptic message scrawled across the windshield in blood-red lipstick.
Robert Graves first came across the name of Roger Lamb in 1914, when he was an English officer instructing his platoon in regimental history. Lamb was a British soldier who had served his king during the American War of Independent, and whose claim to a footnote in history is that he managed to escape twice from American prison camps.
Audiokurs «Russkij jazyk. 9 klass» ohvatyvaet osnovnye linii izuchenija shkol'noj programmy po russkomu jazyku dlja 9 klassa: fonetiku, slovoobrazovanie, leksikologiju, frazeologiju, morfologiju, orfografiju, grafiku, sintaksis i punktuaciju. Osobyj upor sdelan na povtorenie projdennogo v 5-8 klassah. Kurs prednaznachen kak dlja shkol'nikov i abiturientov, tak i dlja vseh, zhelajushhih v prijatnoj forme vspomnit' i povtorit' grammatiku russkogo jazyka.
At a maximum-security prison for the criminally insane, 84 of the most dangerous psycopaths alive have vanished from their cells without a trace. Leading their ranks: the Candy Man - the most ruthlessly brilliant serial killer ever in captivity. The only way to catch a crazed killer is to think like one. Rogue agent Jared Kimberlain - the most dangerous man who ever worked for the forces of good - is the only man driven enough to do the job. Or die trying.
The 9th Kings was a territorial infantry battalion when the Great War (World War I) began. On the 4th of August 1914, a telegram containing one word arrived at their headquarters: "Mobilise!" This book follows the unit from mobilisation in 1914 through to the demobilisation in 1918 after the armistice. Along the way, they take part in all of the big battles, Somme, Arras, Ypres along with a near continuous series of skirmishes and patrols while in the front line.
N is for Nugget...Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are spending a week at a dude ranch. Everything is normal in a cowboy kind of way - until Josh finds a huge gold nugget! Just as they are deciding what to do with their newfound riches, the nugget disappears. Will the kids be able to track down the thief before it's time to mosey on home?
The Federal Reserve has never been robbed. FBI Special Agent Jack Miller, pulled into a high-profile case to mentor a new agent, finds himself in a clash with the toughest opponent of his career. The chase culminates in the bowels of the city, in the storm sewers and tunnels beneath The Ninth District Federal Reserve of Minneapolis.