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Forever Odd

SUMMARY: Every so often a character so captures the hearts and imaginations of readers that he seems to take on a life of his own long after the final page is turned. For such a character, one book is not enough—readers must know what happens next. Now Dean Koontz returns with the novel his fans have been demanding. With the emotional power and sheer storytelling artistry that are his trademarks, Koontz takes up once more the story of a unique young hero and an eccentric little town in a tale that is equal parts suspense and terror, adventure and mystery—and altogether irresistibly odd.We’re all a little odd beneath the surface. He’s the most unlikely hero you’ll ever meet—an ordinary guy with a modest job you might never look at twice. But there’s so much more to any of us than meets the eye—and that goes triple for Odd Thomas. For Odd lives always between two worlds in the small desert town of Pico Mundo, where the heroic and the harrowing are everyday events. Odd never asked to communicate with the dead—it’s something that just happened. But as the unofficial goodwill ambassador between our world and theirs, he’s got a duty to do the right thing. That’s the way Odd sees it and that’s why he’s won hearts on both sides of the divide between life and death.A childhood friend of Odd’s has disappeared. The worst is feared. But as Odd applies his unique talents to the task of finding the missing person, he discovers something worse than a dead body, encounters an enemy of exceptional cunning, and spirals into a vortex of terror. Once again Odd will stand against our worst fears. Around him will gather new allies and old, some living and some not. For in the battle to come, there can be no innocent bystanders, and every sacrifice can tip the balance between despair and hope. Whether you’re meeting Odd Thomas for the first time or he’s already an old friend, you’ll be led on an unforgettable journey through a world of terror, wonder and delight—to a revelation that can change your life. And you can have no better guide than Odd Thomas.From the Hardcover edition.

Forever Amber

Abandoned pregnant and penniless on the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by using her wits, beauty, and courage, to climb to the highest position a woman could achieve in Restoration England—that of favorite mistress of the Merry Monarch, Charles II. From whores and highwaymen to courtiers and noblemen, from events such as the Great Plague and the Fire of London to the intimate passions of ordinary—and extraordinary—men and women, Amber experiences it all. But throughout her trials and escapades, she remains, in her heart, true to the one man she really loves, the one man she can never have. Frequently compared to Gone with the Wind, Forever Amber is the other great historical romance, outselling every other American novel of the 1940s—despite being banned in Boston for its sheer sexiness. A book to read and reread, this edition brings back to print an unforgettable romance and a timeless masterpiece.

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Forever

Liv Nelson has a history that spans a millennium. She has everything a girl could want. A global empire, money, power, eternal youth, beauty, a car for every day of the week, a wall full of shoes, and men who worship and desire her – Just some of the perks of being a thousand year old Vampire. But with the good comes bad, and she realizes that even with eternal life she may not be able to escape the demons created by her past. Caught in a web of love and desire, she is torn between the three men with whom she could share forever. Constantine, her maker, Devon, the immortal she made, and Cole, a human actor who has also stolen her heart. As the demons of her past reveal she is the object of a shocking revelation, which brings with it an uncertain and unwanted future, will she make the right decisions?

Foretold

Tom grew up in a small town, and at thirteen he figured out what he really was.
A Necromancer.
For much of his life, that didn’t make much of a difference, and he didn’t see any real benefit in it, until one day in his third year of college a young woman catches his eye. One that is haunted by a ghost, and not just one, every time he sees her she has a new spectral passenger he winds up banishing. Fascinated, he decides to investigate further, and a whole new world opens up for him. A world that isn’t so nice.
If he’d known just how deep that rabbit hole went, he might have stayed away…

Forest of Demons

*This is an alternate cover edition for [B01D0M9ZRI](https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/29942170-forest-of-demons) *
No one goes into the forest alone…
Don’t go in alone. Don’t go in after dark. Don’t leave the path. These are the rules Priya has lived by her whole life. When Priya’s friend is horrifically killed in the forest, everyone assumes she broke the rules. But all is not what it seems in Priya’s idyllic village, and she soon begins to see her home under a different light. A compelling alliance with the mysterious blacksmith Ravi, leads to new found knowledge. But will it be enough to save her when a threat beyond her comprehension arrives? Or will Priya suffer the same fate as her friend?
Aryan is a warrior without a war, a hunter without prey. Ruled by a faceless god he obeys without question. But his frozen Isle is dying, and salvation lies across the ocean on a land watched over by a red sun. The only problem is the new Isle has already been claimed. Aryan must make a choice. Obey his god, or turn his back on his people?
Through a forest that deals death, with only a mysterious blacksmith as a guide, Priya must make an impossible journey. Will she succeed in delivering a message that could save them all?
Freedom always comes at a price.

Forest Mage

SUMMARY: Plague has ravaged the prestigious King’s Cavalla of Gernia, decimating the ranks of both cadets and instructors. Yet Nevare Burvelle has made an astonishingly robust recovery, defeating his sworn nemesis while in the throes of the disease and freeing himself—he believes—from the Speck magic that infected him. And now he is journeying home to Widevale, anticipating a tender reunion with his beautiful fiancée, Carsina, and a bright future as a commissioned officer. But there is no haven in the bosom of his kinfolk, for his nights are haunted by grim visions of treachery—and his days are tormented by a strange side-effect of the plague that shames his family and repulses the lady of his heart. And as the still-potent magic in his blood roars to life, Nevare realizes a terrible truth: that the enemy who seeks to destroy everything he loves dwells perhaps not without but within him.

Forest Gardening

Forest gardening is a way of working with Nature which is not only productive and requires minimal maintenance, but creates great environmental benefits. As Herbert Girardet says in his Foreword,”Robert Hart was a rare person . . . For decades he waged a lonely battle for life, patiently writing books and articles and quietly planting trees on his small farm in Shropshire. Robert created a magnificent forest garden which had a profound influence on the way people have cultivated their own land. It was a garden dedicated to human needs for fruit, nuts, vegetables and plant medicines. But it was at the same time a celebration of the myriad interactions of life for it was based on profound observations, both intuitive and scientific, of how different life forms interact in order to stimulate and support one another.

Forensics – the Anatomy of Crime

The dead talk. To the right listener, they tell us all about themselves: where they came from, how they lived, how they died – and who killed them. Forensic scientists can unlock the mysteries of the past and help justice to be done using the messages left by a corpse, a crime scene or the faintest of human traces. Forensics draws on interviews with top-level professionals, ground-breaking research and Val McDermid’s own experience to lay bare the secrets of this fascinating science. And, along the way, she wonders at how maggots collected from a corpse can help determine time of death, how a DNA trace a millionth the size of a grain of salt can be used to convict a killer and how a team of young Argentine scientists led by a maverick American anthropologist uncovered the victims of a genocide. In her novels, McDermid has been solving complex crimes and confronting unimaginable evil for years. Now, she’s looking at the people who do it for real. It’s a journey that will take her to war zones, fire scenes and autopsy suites, and bring her into contact with extraordinary bravery and wickedness, as she traces the history of forensics from its earliest beginnings to the cutting-edge science of the modern day.
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Ford County

In his first collection of short stories John Grisham takes us back to Ford County, Mississippi, the setting of his first novel, *A Time to Kill*.
Wheelchair-bound Inez Graney and her two older sons, Leon and Butch, take a bizarre road trip through the Mississippi Delta to visit the youngest Graney brother, Raymond, who’s been locked away on death row for eleven years. It could well be their last visit.
Mack Stafford, a hard-drinking and low-grossing run-of-the-mill divorce lawyer, gets a miracle phone call with a completely unexpected offer to settle some old, forgotten cases for more money than he has ever seen. Mack is suddenly bored with the law, fed up with his wife and his life, and makes drastic plans to finally escape.
Quiet, dull Sidney, a data collector for an insurance company, perfects his blackjack skills in hopes of bringing down the casino empire of Clanton’s most ambitious hustler, Bobby Carl Leach, who, among other crimes, has stolen Sidney’s wife.
Three good ol’ boys from rural Ford County begin a journey to the big city of Memphis to give blood to a grievously injured friend. However, they are unable to drive past a beer store as the trip takes longer and longer. The journey comes to an abrupt end when they make a fateful stop at a Memphis strip club.
The Quiet Haven Retirement Home is the final stop for the elderly of Clanton. It’s a sad, languid place with little controversy, until Gilbert arrives. Posing as a low-paid bedpan boy, he is in reality a brilliant stalker with an uncanny ability to sniff out the assets of those “seniors” he professes to love.
One of the hazards of litigating against people in a small town is that one day, long after the trial, you will probably come face-to-face with someone you’ve beaten in a lawsuit. Lawyer Stanley Wade bumps into an old adversary, a man with a long memory, and the encounter becomes a violent ordeal.
Clanton is rocked with the rumor that the gay son of a prominent family has finally come home, to die. Of AIDS. Fear permeates the town as gossip runs unabated. But in Lowtown, the colored section of Clanton, the young man finds a soul mate in his final days.
Featuring a cast of characters you’ll never forget, these stories bring Ford County to vivid and colorful life. Often hilarious, frequently moving, and always entertaining, this collection makes it abundantly clear why John Grisham is our most popular storyteller.

Force of Temptation

Harley Vincent is resigned to life in the human world. Sure, being a margay shifter is half her nature, but life among humans gives her the freedom to roam and do as she pleases. That is, until anti-shifter extremists target her, putting her life in immediate danger.
When an old acquaintance and onetime fling, Jesse Dalton, shows up to offer the protection of his pack, Harley hesitates. She may have feelings for Jesse that go beyond their one-night stand, but life among shifters means giving over her independence to the needs of pack. Plus Mercury Pack has its own threat to face: a rich half-shifter is determined to claim their territory at any cost.
Jesse, who lost his true mate as a child, has wanted Harley since their night together, and he s not letting her go again. They may not be destined for each other, but he knows she belongs to him and with his pack. Even if he can convince her to join him now, can he convince her to stay?

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Forbidden Passions

“A scorching story of a ménage between Libby and the brothers, and the love which unexpectedly shows up along the way. It’s guaranteed to leave you breathless, and not from the descriptions of the scenery! Five Angels.”
—Fallen Angels Reviews

As a photography geek and a shy loner in high school, Libby Wild was the perfect prey for bad boys Ty and Bodie Cade. Taunted and humiliated, she vowed never to return to her Wyoming hometown once she left. Unfortunately, we can’t always control where life takes us. Now a successful photojournalist living in New York, Libby is sent on assignment to shoot Yellowstone National Park, practically in her old backyard. Persuaded by her one friend from the past to join forces and present a united front at their high school reunion, Libby steps out of her comfort zone and agrees to go. She’s not the girl she used to be, and it’s time she prove that.

There’s no doubt Ty and Bodie have returned for the reunion themselves. Still cocky but now ruggedly handsome and irresistibly sexy, the twins expect to enjoy a return to their glory days, but they are as shocked as anyone to see Libby Wild there. The meek little girl they remember has become a sexy and confident woman. Determined to give her their time and attention and make amends for high school, they scheme to escort Libby on her photo shoot and show her a side of nature she never imagined existed.

As Libby spends more time with the two men she finds herself unable to resist the sexy twins. And as anger and resentment become fiery passion and desire, Libby learns the horrible secret burden the twins have carried all their lives, and discovers a truth about her own wild nature that leaves her wanting and needing the comfort and love she finds in their arms.

Forbidden Passions was originally published as the novella Yellowstone Wild.

About the Author:

India Masters was born and raised on the east coast of Florida. She holds an undergrad degree in Forensic Psychology and a graduate degree in Psychology. She has one grown daughter whom she describes as the best human being she’s ever known. India currently resides in the center of the state in a small town she lovingly refers to as Butt Crack, Florida. Anyone interested in contacting her can email her at [email protected]

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Forbidden City

Forbidden City (Rogue Angel Series #5) by Alex Archer
A stunning artifact holds the key to an untapped power of global destruction—
While working on a dig in the California wilderness, archaeologist-adventurer Annja Creed uncovers evidence of a tragedy that’s linked to Chinese miners during the days of the Gold Rush. A sudden attack on the site by shadow if gures drives Annja to if nd the connection to a mysterious buried city in China. Lured by legends of gold, betrayal and the vengeance of a Han Dynasty overlord, Annja travels on the Orient Express, battling avaricious treasure hunters and a modern-day descendant of an ancient league of assassins. Her adversaries will stop at nothing to stake their claim on the fabled lost city, where a Han leader’s dark past promises doom for those who dare to reveal its evil power.

For your eyes only: a James Bond novel

EDITORIAL REVIEW: The destruction of a Russian hideout at SHAPE headquarters near Paris; the planned assassination of a Cuban thug in America; the tracking of a heroin ring from Rome to Venice and beyond; for Bond it is just routine. For anyone else – certain death.

For the Triumph of Evil

A leader recently reborn … Two men, who are one and the same … New abilities not yet fully understood … Yet there is still so much to learn … Captain Nathan Scott has less than a week to prepare, before he must face the greatest Gunyoki pilot on all of Rakuen. The future of the Karuzari, and the freedom of the entire quadrant depend on one thing: His victory.

For the Love of Mike

‘Delightful… as ever, Bowen does a splendid job of capturing the flavour of early twentieth-century New York and bringing to life its warm and human inhabitants.’ Publishers Weekly

No job for a lady…

Fashion can be murder for Molly Murphy!

Having inherited the cases of her deceased mentor Paddy Reilly, private investigator Molly Murphy is following philandering husbands, tracking down runaway debutantes and working in a sweatshop to discover who is purloining dress designs. None of these jobs seem very dangerous… at first.

But when a woman’s body is fished out of the East River, Molly fears it is the missing society girl everyone is talking about. Then Molly’s sometime beau, police captain Daniel Sullivan, reveals that another corpse may be the girl’s cheating lover, Mike Kelly.

As the threads of passion and greed weave a vivid tapestry of violence, Molly must descend into the underworld of the gangs of New York – only to realise that she may need more than her street smart to get to the truth… and get out alive.

‘An evocative trip through Old New York… in the company of Irish immigrant Molly Murphy, a spirited and appealing guide.’ SJ Rozan, author of Winter and Night

‘Irish humour and gritty determination… with charm and optimism.’ Anne Perry

*’*Molly grows ever more engaging against a vibrant background of New York’s dark side at the turn of the century.’ Kirkus Reviews

**Recensie(s)**

Delightful. as ever, Bowen does a splendid job of capturing the flavour of early twentieth-century New York and bringing to life its warm and human inhabitants. Publishers Weekly Molly grows ever more engaging against a vibrant background of New York’s dark side at the turn of the century. Kirkus Reviews
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