Adam Griffey is living two lives. By day, he teaches literature. At night, he steals it. Adam is a plagiarist, an expert reader with an eye for great works. He prowls simulated worlds perusing virtual texts, looking for the next big thing. And when he finds it, he memorizes it page by page, line by line, word for word. And then he brings it back to his world, the real world, and he sells it. But what happens when these virtual worlds begin to seem more real than his own? What happens when the people within them mean more to him than flesh and blood?
Reporter Nathan Doyle had his reasons to want Phil Arlen dead, but when he sees the man's body pulled from the La Brea tar pit, he knows he'll be the prime suspect. He also knows that his life won't stand up to intense police scrutiny, so he sets out to crack the case himself. Lieutenant Matthew Spain's official inquiries soon lead him to believe that Nathan knows more than he's saying. But that's not the only reason Matt takes notice of the handsome journalist.
In 2001, 148 tattered and mold-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a bin on a building site in Cambridge, England. Tens of thousands of pages were filled to the edges with urgent handwriting. They were a small part of an intimate, mysterious diary, starting in 1952 and ending half a century later, a few weeks before the books were thrown out. The anonymous author, known only as "I", reveals themselves as the tragicomic patron saint of everyone who feels their life should have been more successful.
Espionage was always a game, but now British spy Mark Hardwicke wants to retire and settle down with ex-lover Dr. Stephen Thorpe - if Stephen will have him. Unfortunately, Stephen has other plans - and so do the terrorists who want Mark dead.
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Martin David, an eager but inexperienced financial analyst, is the newest member of the investment team at Skeiron Capital Partners in London. His boss is an avowed financial genius, but he's also overbearing and intense. Despite his erratic behavior, Martin can't help being drawn to him both professionally and personally.
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Nikolai Krasnorada leads the life of a corporate nomad. Working for a gold explorations company, he's never put down roots, and he likes it that way. But when his CEO sends him to Toronto to strike a deal with LeBeau Mining, Nikolai meets Henri LeBeau, crown prince to the resources conglomerate and inveterate flirt. Sparks fly immediately, despite the business deal that threatens to go sour and Nikolai's own reluctance to give Henri false hope about him being Mr. Right.
France, 1916. The Great War. High above the carnage in the trenches, British and German aces joust like knights of old for control of the skies. The strain and tension of living every day on the edge of death leads to dangerous choices and wild risks. When British ace Bat Bryant's past catches up with him, he strikes out in panic and kills the man threatening him with exposure. But there's a witness: the big, handsome American pilot Cowboy Cooper.
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Chained and broken, his spirit destroyed by evil Zadora's horrid goblin sharks, Andy hangs lifeless in a watery, cavelike prison beneath treacherous, stormy skies. The wise white dolphin, Moorlark, and Zoran plan his recue. But to their great surprise, a new hero has been born.
The identity theft epidemic is the result of excessive collection, retention, and sharing of personal information as well as mismanagement of personal data. Despite the dangers, consumers and companies handle personal information carelessly, without understanding the risks. Businesses will lose millions of dollars a year because of identity theft, and identity fraud will destroy families and individuals. But you can trim your "identity fat". Understand the risks, identify bad habits, and implement best practices with an Identity Diet.
Unique, transgressive and as funny as its subject, A Life Discarded has all the suspense of a murder mystery. With his characteristic warmth, respect and humour, Masters asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heap. A Life Discarded is a biographical detective story. In 2001, 148 tattered and mould-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge.
In a world where evil is getting stronger and darkness is rising, new hope is needed. Raiden, who wants to prove himself as a warrior, finds a path opens up for him through the Portal of Ravacore, to a new world filled with evil Rakshasas! Who is the dragon girl, Arisha, whom he encounters and why is she fiercely passionate in the defense of the realm? Does Raiden have enough faith to survive in this magical world and also handle Arisha's hostility?
Holy crab-claws! The fast-action Andee the Aquanaut Trilogy continues in Book 2, All Great Things Start With Small Beginnings. Andee is torn between finding his parents, fulfilling his role as protector of the ocean's creatures, saving the Lost City and rescuing the King's beautiful daughter, Yolanda.
Andee is a young boy living on an island. His parents are marine biologists who search the reef for new sea-life that could cure illnesses. Andee befriends two young dolphins, Tingo and Tango. One day a great storm rips across the island and the waves pull Andee out to sea. In their dinghy, in the storm, his parents are lost forever. Tingo and Tango save Andee and he becomes one with his new dolphin family. Little does he know - he is the Chosen One. Many quests and adventures await him.
What makes one human? This is a question which has been pondered for centuries. Author Tamara Wilhite has assembled a collection of short stories that make the Twilight Zone seem dull in comparison in order to help the listener further ponder this question. Set in mankind's future, Humanity's Edge is a precursor to bigger and better things to come from this talented science-fiction author.