By John Buchan
By John Buchan
By Amanda Bowen
By JONATHAN PANCZYK
Upon returning to his domestic, he notices that issues there are lacking, an important of that is his P.C.'s hard-drive. His lifestyles is ready to alter past something he may have imagined.
Accompanied through Starr -- with r's -- the younger woman from the medical institution, he flees the U.S. mainland looking for .. the 4 Nails.Follow our characters as they shuttle the intriguing trip to Melbourne, Australia; Stonehenge, England; Siberia, Russia; Nambia, S.W. Africa; and at last Dakar, Senegal, W. Africa.
Matthew Texas in: the hunt for the 4 Nails is the 1st installment within the four-part series.
By Michael Crichton,John Lange
«Michael Crichton ha creato un nuovo genere letterario.»
ENNIO CARETTO, Corriere della Sera
«Lo stesso ritmo mozzafiato di Jurassic Park.»
«Michael Crichton è il maestro indiscusso del techno-thriller.»
Sotto l. a. superficie del mare, negli abissi che si spalancano al largo della barriera corallina giamaicana, il silenzio è assoluto. Accompagnato solo dal ritmico gorgogliare del respiratore subacqueo, James McGregor continua l. a. sua discesa. Più giù, quasi completamente avvolto dalle tenebre e infestato dai barracuda, si staglia il profilo scuro e incombente del timone di uno yacht. È il Grave Descend, quaranta metri di eccellenza armatoriale, inabissatosi in circostanze misteriose qualche giorno prima. l. a. missione in step with cui James, un passato nelle forze armate e un presente da cacciatore di tesori, è stato ingaggiato è in apparenza molto semplice: ispezionare il relitto according to conto della compagnia assicurativa e indagare le possibili reason del naufragio. Manca più di una tessera in keeping with completare il mosaico: l’affondamento è stato denunciato alle autorità solo ventiquattr’ore dopo l’accaduto e nessuno degli uomini a bordo, sei membri dell’equipaggio e un solo passeggero tutti prontamente messi in salvo, racconta l. a. stessa versione dei fatti. los angeles traccia più concreta in step with risalire alla verità sembra passare proprio in keeping with quell’unico passeggero, l’affascinante e misteriosa Monica supply. E mentre dalle profondità del mare riaffiora un tesoro dal valore inestimabile, James si trova ben presto a lottare in line with l. a. sua stessa vita, oltre che consistent with svelare un segreto che affonda le sue radici nel passato, nei torbidi giorni dell’armistizio italiano durante l. a. seconda guerra mondiale. Il silenzio degli abissi è uno dei romanzi, inediti in Italia, che Michael Crichton scrisse sotto pseudonimo mentre studiava Medicina all’università di Harvard. Anni dopo, ha deciso di ridare vita a quelle storie e di ripubblicarle, con enorme successo. L’ambientazione mozzafiato, l’irresistibile fascino da classico secret che gli ha fruttato una nomination agli Edgar Awards, oltre che los angeles possibilità di scoprire un Crichton finora sconosciuto, fanno di Il silenzio degli abissi un vera e propria lettura obbligata consistent with gli appassionati del genere.
By Cindy Burton
1939 the USA is impartial yet she is in clash with whatever that stands in her method. The gangsters of latest York, the Paris underworld, the Gestapo, the yankee Ambassador, the French resistance, and Al Capone’s limo, all of them meet her and so much want they hadn’t. One percentage first rate, this enables her to have a boyfriend and tolerate the human race. a different person with a penchant for killing, an inherent ability even, she is going to want all of her talents to outlive the adventure that lies supplying itself.
By Robert Maas
“We’re approximately to get desktop intelligence, thrown in the middle of this puppy pit. We’ve created anything that might shatter non secular trust at its middle, and but our technological know-how, our cause, our humanity isn’t able to tackle the load of accountability to lead mankind right into a destiny that doesn’t contain thousands demise below the dictates of loopy leaders.”
For Warwick Rowe, anthropologist, media darling and international enfant negative, it’s all concerning the way forward for the race. laptop intelligence may herald an age of rational medical growth. For Ruth Shannon, his unwilling associate within the challenge to Venus, it’s own. A step forward in her study into AI could open a channel to speak along with her autistic daughter, and so achieve her the absolution she craves. For the army that employs them either, it’s easier nonetheless. shrewdpermanent ordnance deals the simplest likelihood at supremacy.
What then of the moaners, the alien creatures within the tremendous, habitat-like build on Venus? What in their hopes and goals and ambitions?
Brunning stood within the engineering bay, gun raised, pointing at shadows. He used to be swaying, undulating, as though he was once approximately to faint.
‘How may perhaps it reduce the entire feeds?’ he said.
Shannon sank opposed to one of many piles of equipment. She felt in poor health. Her head was once pounding. all of the energy had left her physique. She was once approximately to begin crying again.
‘It’s smart,’ she said.
Banging. challenging, quickly, as though trying out the hull. Like a guy, Brunning inspiration, tapping a wall to determine the place it was once hole. the place he might punch through.
‘Firebug down?’ he referred to as into the intercom.
‘It shorted everything,’ Magritte’s voice got here again. ‘Blew the entire fuses, sir. Scrambled the computers.’
‘What do you might have, Jason?’ Shannon requested wearily.
‘I don’t have something. Mechanical platforms, hydraulics, warmth exchanger, yet --’
Scrabbling, difficult and indignant, someplace above them. It was once coming in in the course of the hull.
‘Open the hatch,’ she said.
‘What?’ Brunning yelled. ‘Are you crazy?’
She leaped to her toes. Anger, irrational anger, cannibalistic within the face of the enemy, drove the entire weak spot out of her.
‘Listen to me,’ she yelled again. ‘It’s going to get in, both in the course of the hull or in the course of the hatch. If it makes it during the hull, we’re lifeless. If it destroys the hatch, we can’t get out of this send, yet we do nonetheless have the ability of get away within the Firebug. I’d relatively preserve that choice open.’
‘And if we can’t kill it?’
‘Retreat. One room at a time. One strain door at a time. all of the strategy to the Firebug.’
‘Abandon the outer ramparts,’ Brunning acknowledged. ‘Fall again to the keep.’
‘Something like that,’ Shannon said.
The noise used to be like a dazzling white gentle, capturing via Brunning’s nerves and stabbing on the backs of his eyes. He felt like he was once going to explode.
‘Jason,’ he whispered into the intercom. ‘Lower the drawbridge.’
By E. Galvis,J. Galvis,TJG
By Nigel Seed
The major Minister of the U.K. has despatched the 3 males on a bootless project to Kamchatka, Russia, the place they're to seem for an experimental Marine motor vehicle. speedy knowing they’ve been duped as a fake restoration workforce, they enlist the aid of the Russian President, who directs them to the distant and rugged Pacific coast of Canada. Arriving on a Russian trawler, Jim, Ivan, and Geordie receive relief from a gaggle of neighborhood natives to trace down the automobile after which seek out the assassin of the 2 U.S. Marines who guarded it.
The writer: Nigel Seed was once born in Morecambe, England, right into a army kinfolk. His father used to be a serving officer and either his grandfathers served within the First global struggle. He grew up listening to his father’s stories of experience throughout the moment global battle, and this kindled his curiosity in either army historical past and storytelling. He got a patchy schooling, as he and his kinfolk unavoidably carrier postings from one base to a different. possibly the necessity to continuously swap faculties contributed to his abnormal skill to hyperlink it seems that unconnected proof and occasions which will weave his stories.
Following formal schooling, he no longer strangely joined the military, serving with the Royal electric and Mechanical Engineers in lots of components of the area, together with a number of excursions in Northern eire, Germany, Canada, Zimbabwe, Cyprus and the Falkland Islands. Upon leaving after a whole engagement, he joined the Ministry of Defence as a high quality insurance Officer, and likewise lectured part-time at a school while taking a Master’s measure in details expertise.
During his time with the Ministry of Defence he shaped powerful hyperlinks with abroad militia, together with the USAF, and cooperated with them, quite in aid of the AWACS airplane. inside of his civil carrier profession he additionally held senior managerial posts within the British domestic place of work, and the dep. of Justice, together with a interval making himself exceptionally unpopular as one of many administrators of the now defunct united kingdom identity Card programme.
Nigel is married with grownup little ones, and now lives in Spain - part approach up a mountain with perspectives throughout orange groves to the Mediterranean. the hotter climate is helping him to deal with frostbite accidents sustained in Canada, years sooner than, while playing the rescue attempt for a downed helicopter and its group on a frozen lake. residing in a home on a mountainside supplies him the chance to create his personal ‘man cave’, in an area the place rock underneath the home used to be dug out to create a examine, and the place he can disguise away to jot down in peace and play the atypical computing device video game with no being interrupted.
His books are encouraged through the various areas he has visited, and precise occasions both skilled for my part, or examine. He additionally makes some extent of together with relatives jokes and tales in his books to elevate a mystery smile or , in addition to relations canine which appear to make usual appearances.
Nigel’s leisure pursuits contain crusing and he's a prepared supporter of ‘Sailability’, the foreign crusing charity for disabled sailors of every age. in addition to crusing on inland lakes he has additionally sailed within the Caribbean and the Baltic the place he first heard the legend of the hidden U Boat base that shaped the foundation of his first e-book, a few thirty 8 years later.
Thankfully, extra time is now being dedicated to writing – in addition to perfecting his Spanish, in addition to having fun with Spanish meals and wine - a bit too much!
By Ally Carter,Alice Jakubeit
Stehlen und Stehlen lassen: Das nächste große Ding der Meisterklasse
Seit zwei Monaten ist Katarina Bishop berühmt: als Anführerin der Diebesbande, die das sicherste Museum der Welt beraubt hat. Sehr zum Missfallen der Verwandtschaft will sie aber immer noch nicht die Familientradition als gewöhnliche Kriminelle fortsetzen. Die Meisterdiebin Kat spezialisiert sich auf anderes: Sie bringt verschwundene Wertgegenstände ihren rechtmäßigen Besitzern wieder, sie stiehlt sie zurück.
Als sie von einer alten Dame den Auftrag erhält, den Kleopatra-Smaragd wiederzubeschaffen, kann Kat der Herausforderung nicht widerstehen. Doch es gibt drei Probleme: Erstens: der Stein wurde seit über dreißig Jahren nicht mehr in der Öffentlichkeit gezeigt, zweitens: er bleibt nie lange bei demjenigen, der ihn gerade hat. Doch das dritte challenge bereitet Kat und ihrer group die meisten Sorgen: der Kleopatra-Smaragd ist verflucht. Auf der Jagd rund um den Globus stellt Kat fest, dass die althergebrachten tips diesmal nichts nutzen. additionally folgt sie ihren eigenen Regeln …
By Al Dugan
The yr is 1982. where is Puerto Rico…
To many, Fortune’ Alan Joubert is a humble marine coverage advisor dependent out of Puerto Rico. Bereft on the lack of his fiancée, Alan spends his spare time traveling his many acquaintances at the island, bodysurfing, and having fun with the gorgeous shorelines. humans may well say that he had a calm existence.
They will be fallacious.
Alan is actually probably the most harmful operatives for the CIA’s Absolute solution software. He makes use of his activity as a canopy to shuttle throughout significant and South the US, improving delicate info and removing any threats. The chilly struggle continues to be being waged, and Russian and Cuban operatives may perhaps get their palms on hugely helpful details, and extra importantly, guns.
In the process his tasks, Alan may be despatched world wide, from Venezuela to Mexico, Grenada to Colombia, Haiti to the Turk Caicos Islands, or even the beautiful inns of Bordeaux, France. alongside the way in which, he'll need to make a decision whom he can belief, with either his undertaking and his lifestyles.