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The Twisted Root

EDITORIAL REVIEW: William Monk would normally hesitate to get involved in marriage cases. However, back from his honeymoon with his new wife, Hester, he has a newfound compassion for the groom, Lucius, and he cannot help to become involved in this one: Miriam Gardiner, the fiancée of a rich heir, has disappeared leaving behind only an empty car and a dead driver. Miriam eventually reappears, but will she tell what happened seeing that she is the primary suspect of the crime? Description in Spanish: William Monk no suele aceptar casos de derecho matrimonial. Sin embrago, de vuelta de su luna de miel con su nueva esposa, Hester, no puede evitar involucrarse en la resolución de uno de ellos:Miriam Gardiner, la prometida de un rico heredero, ha desaparecido dejando detrás un carruaje vacío y el cadáver del conductor del mismo.Miriam reaparece, pero se niega a relatar lo ocurrido pese a ser considerada la principal sospechosa del crimen.

Twisted Potions

This was supposed to be simple. Make a nice dinner for the Chemist, a ghoul with a penchant for stand-up and utterly obsessed with all things alchemical, and fulfill my promise.But it hasn’t gone according to plan, and now corpses are littering the streets-although they’re getting eaten pretty rapidly too. I’m not exactly in anyone’s good graces either, as it’s partly my fault, and my whole life is being turned upside down and inside out.If that wasn’t enough, my husband’s still sick, and still a muppet, I think something has gone wonky inside me, and my past keeps coming back to haunt me.Still, it’s all in a day’s work. It’s just a shame this vampire enforcer doesn’t actually get paid for all the good she does.
(source: Bol.com)

The Twilight

Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight, New Moon, and Eclipse capture the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This stunning set includes three hardcover books, two full-color posters and exclusive tattoos, and makes the perfect gift for fans of this bestselling vampire love story.

Twilight of the Gods

**Darkness Extinguished the Starlight and the Gods Wept.**
Chase tries to convince Thor and the Asgardians to reconsider Kvasir’s fate as well as membership in the Earth Alliance. Oryn believes she knows a way to convince the Asgardians to join them in their fight against the Furies, but Thor is not easily manipulated.
The Furies move en masse to Droxia to finish what they started earlier, as Sarah is tested in unexpected ways.
When Arakan sets his sights on Asgard, Chase sees this as an opportunity to assemble a strong and forceful Alliance. One that could bring down the Furies forever.
Despite appearances, Supreme Commander Arakan knows exactly what he’s doing. And as the battle draws near, he’s determined to strike a blow to the heart of the opposition; one that will resonate throughout the ages.
As a matter of principles, this book is **DRM free.**

Twilight at the Well of Souls

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The rift in the fabric of space was fast approaching the Well World, and time was running out. If the Well World were destroyed, the entire universe would disappear like a blown-out candle. But the squabbling forces on the planet weren’t going to let the impending doomsday stop them from having a serious war. Troops all over the planet were gathering for the final battle. Nathan Brazil and Mavra Chang somehow had to reach the Well of Souls in time to save the universe and before any of the hostile natives managed to kill them. At best, a difficult mission. At worst, impossible – especially since there was a price on Brazil’s head and many would-be claimants! So Nathan Brazil decided that the simplest way to reach the Well of Souls was to be killed. And his enemies would find that he was far more dangerous dead than he had ever been alive…

Twilight

When 17 year old Isabella Swan moves to Forks, Washington to live with her father she expects that her new life will be as dull as the town.
But in spite of her awkward manner and low expectations, she finds that her new classmates are drawn to this pale, dark-haired new girl in town. But not, it seems, the Cullen family. These five adopted brothers and sisters obviously prefer their own company and will make no exception for Bella.
Bella is convinced that Edward Cullen in particular hates her, but she feels a strange attraction to him, although his hostility makes her feel almost physically ill. He seems determined to push her away – until, that is, he saves her life from an out of control car.
Bella will soon discover that there is a very good reason for Edward’s coldness. He, and his family, are vampires – and he knows how dangerous it is for others to get too close.
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Twelve: (The Danilov Quintet 1)

On 12th June 1812, Napoleon’s Grande Armee forded the River Niemen and crossed the Rubicon – its invasion of Russia had begun. Charged with delaying the enemy’s inexorable march on Moscow, a group of Russian officers summon the help of the *oprichniki, *a band of mercenaries from the outermost fringes of Christian Europe.
As rumours of a plague travelling west from the Black Sea reach the Russians, the Oprichniki – twelve in number – arrive. Preferring to work alone, and at night, they prove brutally, *shockingly* effective against the French. But one amongst the Russians, Captain Aleksei Ivanovich Danilov, is unnerved by the mercenaries’ ruthlessness…and as he comes to understand the true, horrific nature of these strangers, he wonders at the nightmare they’ve unleashed in their midst…
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Twelve Years a Slave

The basis for the Academy Award®-winning movie!

”A moving, vital testament to one of slavery’s ‘many thousand gone’ who retained his humanity in the bowels of degradation.” — Saturday Review

Born a free man in New York State in 1808, Solomon Northup was kidnapped in Washington, DC, in 1841. He spent the next 12 harrowing years of his life as a slave on a Louisiana cotton plantation. During this time he was frequently abused and often afraid for his life. After regaining his freedom in 1853, Northup decided to publish this gripping autobiographical account of his captivity.
As an educated man, Northup was able to present an exceptionally detailed and accurate description of slave life and plantation society. Indeed, this book is probably the fullest, most realistic picture of the ”peculiar institution” during the three decades before the Civil War. Moreover, Northup tells his story both from the viewpoint of an outsider, who had experienced 30 years of freedom and dignity in the United States before his capture, and as a slave, reduced to total bondage and submission. Very few personal accounts of American slavery were written by slaves with a similar history.
Published in 1853, Northup’s book found a ready audience and almost immediately became a bestseller. Aside from its vivid depiction of the detention, transportation, and sale of slaves, Twelve Years a Slave is admired for its classic accounts of cotton and sugar production, its uncannily precise recall of people, times, and places, and the compelling details that re-create the daily routine of slaves in the Gulf South. 7 illustrations. Index.

(source: Bol.com)

Twelve Sharp

Twelve Sharp (Stephanie Plum Series #12) by Janet Evanovich
*Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum’s life is about to implode in **Jane**t Evanovich’s wildest, hottest novel yet!*
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FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS
While chasing down the usual cast of miscreants and weirdos, Stephanie discovers that a crazed woman is stalking her.
THEN THE STRANGER REVEALS HER SECRETS
The woman dresses in black, carries a 9mm Glock, and has a bad attitude and a mysterious connection to dark and dangerous Carlos Manoso …street name, Ranger.
NEXT, SOMEBODY DIES
The action turns deadly serious, and Stephanie goes from hunting skips to hunting a murderer.
SOON, THE CHASE IS ON
Ranger needs Stephanie for more reasons than he can say. And now, the two are working together to find a killer, rescue a missing child, and stop a lunatic from raising the body count. When Stephanie Plum and Ranger get too close for comfort, vice cop Joe Morelli (her on-again, off-again boyfriend) steps in. Will the ticking clock stop at the stroke of twelve…or will a stranger in the wind find a way to stop Stephanie Plum…forever? Filled with Janet Evanovich’s trademark action, nonstop adventure, and sharp humor, *Twelve Sharp* shows why her novels have been called “hot stuff” (*The New York Times*), and Evanovich herself “the master” (*San Francisco Examiner*).

Turning the Tables

If there’s one thing Lee can’t stand, it’s a submissive pretending to be a dominant. When the man in question is the most stunning submissive he’s ever set eyes on, it’s obvious that something has to be done.
Turning the tables on a man who’s spent years pretending to be someone he’s not isn’t easy. Teaching a man, who spends every day struggling to hold his own against the dominants that surround him, that submission isn’t a weakness, is even harder.
Can Jacob Neilson learn to submit? Would the other owners of SKIN Designs accept it if he did? And, most importantly of all, can Lee hold everything together when it all threatens to fall apart?
Can the man who’s given the other partners hell over playing where they work really risk the future of SKIN Designs over a temp?

Turncoat

**The drums of Revolutionary War beat in the time travel series from the “masterful” national bestselling author of the Pearls and the Crown novels (*Extrapolations*).**

A time loop drops historian and time traveler Noel Kedran into the Revolutionary War—and into a deadly battle with himself. While America fights for its independence, Noel wages a desperate struggle against his evil twin, Leon.

Leon’s plan is to assassinate George Washington and change the course of the Revolutionary War. If the plot succeeds, history will be as warped as Leon’s mind. Now it’s up to Noel to defeat the British army, and his own worst enemy—himself.

“Chester is a world class fantasist.” —*The Best Reviews*

Turn Coat

When it comes to the magical ruling body known as the White Council, Harry Dresden keeps his nose clean and his head down. For years, the Council has held a death mark over Harry’s head. He’s still thought of as a black sheep by some – and as a sacrificial lamb by others. But none regard him with more suspicion and disdain than Morgan, a veteran Warden with a grudge against anyone who bends the rules – like Harry.So when Morgan turns up asking for help, Harry isn’t exactly eager to leap into action. Morgan has been accused of treason against the White Council – and there’s only one final punishment for that crime. He’s on the run, he wants his name cleared, and he needs someone with a knack for backing the underdog – like Harry.Now Harry must uncover a traitor within the Council, keep a less than agreeable Morgan under wraps, and avoid coming under scrutiny himself. And a single mistake may cost someone his head – like Harry.

Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet

“Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound….You will never open an email in quite the same way again.”
—Tom Vanderbilt, *New York Times* bestselling author of *Traffic*
In *Tubes*, Andrew Blum, a correspondent at *Wired* magazine, takes us on an engaging, utterly fascinating tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives and reveals the dark beating heart of the Internet itself. A remarkable journey through the brave new technological world we live in, *Tubes* is to the early twenty-first century what *Soul of a New Machine*—Tracy Kidder’s classic story of the creation of a new computer—was to the late twentieth.

The truth: a novel of Discworld

SUMMARY: The denizens of Ankh-Morpork fancy they’ve seen just about everything. But then comes the Ankh-Morpork Times, struggling scribe William de Worde’s upper-crust, newsletter turned Discworld’s first paper of record.An ethical joulnalist, de Worde has a proclivity for investigating stories — a nasty habit that soon creates powerful enemies eager to stop his presses. And what better way than to start the Inquirer, a titillating (well, what else would it be?) tabloid that conveniently interchanges what’s real for what sells.But de Worde’s got an inside line on the hot story concerning Ankh-Morpork’s leading patrician Lord Vetinari. The facts say Vetinari is guilty. But as William de Worde learns, facts don’t always tell the whole story. There’s that pesky little thing called the truth …

True Story: How to Combine Story and Action to Transform Your Business

**Is your company a storyteller—or a story*doer*?**
The old way to market a business was storytelling. But in today’s world, simply communicating your brand’s story in the hope that customers will listen is no longer enough. Instead, your authentic brand must be evident in every action the organization undertakes.
Today’s most successful businesses are story*doers*.
These companies create products and services that, from the very beginning, are manifestations of an authentic and meaningful story—one told primarily through action, not advertising. In *True Story*, creative executive Ty Montague argues that any business, regardless of size or industry, can embrace the principles of storydoing. Indeed, our best-run companies—from small start-ups to global conglomerates—organize around a coherent narrative that is then broadcast through every action they take (from product design to customer service to marketing). Montague shows why storydoing firms are nimble, more adaptive to change, and more efficiently run businesses.
Montague is a founder of the growth consultancy co:collective and the former president and CCO of J. Walter Thompson, the largest advertising agency in North America. He brings his depth of creative business experience to the book and provides a clear framework and proven process for bringing you and your customers together in the creation of your brand story.
Montague introduces five critical elements—what he calls the “the four truths and the action map”—that are the foundation of storydoing:
• the participants (your customers, partners, and employees)
• the protagonist (your company today)
• the stage (the world around your business)
• the quest (your driving ambition and contribution to the world)
• your action map (the actions that will make your story real for participants)
The book is filled with examples of how forward-thinking organizations—including Red Bull, Shaklee, Grind, TOMS Shoes, and News Corporation—are effectively using storydoing to transform their organizations and drive extraordinary results.