The most rebellious book of the 21 Century. Turning a cold shoulder towards comtemporary mainstream arthur's this fox fire of art sings to a harmony that will forever be remembered. The Night Watch is about ancient astronauts tangling the world bringing fury into this planet. The plot takes place after the world began opening into Atlantis during its down fall this just being the start of the trek to understand humanity and to cease the complex wars of one's haunted imagination one's haunted destiny into another. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is to be the setting for this complicated epic adventure. This leads to an unmentioned man named Leonardo.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Lucas Davenport novels delivers “a page-turner with a new hero, [and a] breakneck pace" (Minneapolis Star Tribune). “Former Sen. Lincoln Bowe, a Republican, has been missing for several days, setting off alarms on both sides of the political aisle. Finally, he is discovered in the remote Virginia woods, barb-wired to a tree, burned almost beyond recognition and missing his head. Democratic ‘research assistant’ (read: fixer) Jacob Winter, ex-Army Intelligence, wounded in Afghanistan, is called in by the Democratic president to unravel an extremely messy situation and shield his office from any hint of scandal. As this runaway train picks up speed, innocents are murdered, and the guilty come to Jesus… "…Sandford is a master at creating believable, indelible characters like Winter…[He] is peerless when it comes to economical, taut plotting, most notably at building tension. Dead Watch is anything but politics as usual.”—San Antonio Express-News
When humankind faces what it perceives as a threat to its very existence, a macabre thing happens in art, literature, and culture: corpses begin to stand up and walk around. The dead walked in the fourteenth century, when the Black Death and other catastrophes roiled Europe. They walked in images from World War I, when a generation died horribly in the trenches. They walked in art inspired by the Holocaust and by the atomic attacks on Japan. Now, in the early twenty-first century, the dead walk in stories of the zombie apocalypse, some of the most ubiquitous narratives of post-9/11 Western culture. Zombies appear in popular movies and television shows, comics and graphic novels, fiction, games, art, and in material culture including pinball machines, zombie runs, and lottery tickets. The zombie apocalypse, Greg Garrett shows us, has become an archetypal narrative for the contemporary world, in part because zombies can stand in for any of a variety of global threats, from terrorism to Ebola, from economic uncertainty to ecological destruction. But this zombie narrative also brings us emotional and spiritual comfort. These apocalyptic stories, in which the world has been turned upside down and protagonists face the prospect of an imminent and grisly death, can also offer us wisdom about living in a community, present us with real-world ethical solutions, and invite us into conversation about the value and costs of survival. We may indeed be living with the living dead these days, but through the stories we consume and the games we play, we are paradoxically learning what it means to be fully alive.
When Silas Umber's father disappears, Silas is sure it is connected to the artifact he discovers, combined with his father's hometown history, which compels Silas to pursue the path leading to his destiny and ultimately, to the discovery of his father, dead or alive.
New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann has thrilled audiences with her Tall, Dark and Dangerous series. Experience it here with a hero who must face the most daring adventure of all—falling in love. How can he choose between an old flame and a new spark? When US Navy SEAL Chief Wes Skelly is sent to LA on assignment, he reluctantly agrees to go on a blind date with Brittany Evans, the sister-in-law of a fellow SEAL. After all, he's been secretly pining for a very unavailable woman and he needs to get over her. So what does he have to lose? Plenty, as it turns out. Because suddenly the woman he'd thought he could never have is single. However, so is Brittany—and she's in danger because of him. He knows he can keep her safe… Book 11 of Tall, Dark & Dangerous series. Originally published in 2003.
THE STORY: Unable to sleep, Elaine Wheeler paces the living room of her Manhattan townhouse, troubled by unsettling memories and vague fears. Her husband tries to comfort her, but when he steps away for a moment Elaine screams as she sees (or belie
'Working Night Watch, Coop. All the craziest shit happens on Night Watch.' Forty-eight hours after New York Assistant D.A. Alexandra Cooper arrives in France to visit her restaurateur boyfriend, Luc Rouget, her holiday is cut short when a young woman is found murdered. Before the investigation begins, Alex is summoned back home to handle a high profile case. Mohammed Gil-Darsin, Head of the World Economic Bureau, has been accused of attacking a maid in his hotel. As the scandal unfolds, Alex finds her attention torn between preparing the alleged victim to testify and a murder case with ties too close to home. International bestselling author Linda Fairstein returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that takes Alexandra Cooper into the dark underside of New York City. LIKE ASSISTANT DA ALEX COOPER, LINDA FAIRSTEIN WAS ONCE A TOP NEW YORK CITY PROSECUTOR. CRIME NOVELS CAN'T GET ANY MORE REAL.
In this fast-paced adventure, a teen on the run years after the zombie apocalypse finds herself in grave danger when she discovers a stunning truth that might be the key to humanity’s survival. Twelve years after the dead rose and civilization ended, Vera White and her family remain hidden deep within the woods—and not just from the dead. Seemingly destined to a life of solitude, sixteen-year-old Vera and her family rarely venture outside their “safe zone.” But when their food supply runs short, Vera decides to take her younger brother on his first hunt, where she makes a shocking discovery: Josh seems to have power over the dead. Vera’s discovery sets a wild chain of events in motion that throws their family into turmoil and provides Vera with her first glimpse of the bizarre new world that has evolved outside the woods. After she meets Hayden James, a young soldier who is her guide in discovering this world, new questions arise. Can she can trust Hayden? Are the dead changing? Why is the military so interested in her family? What is the Crone’s Prophecy? And why is everyone she loves keeping secrets?