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Night and Day

**Full of danger, intrigue and heart, Iris Johansen’s *New York Times* bestseller, *Night and Day*, is a breathtaking, high-energy adventure that’s sure to keep readers riveted from the first page to the last.**
Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan risked it all to protect Cara Delaney from the enemies who want her dead. The journey has led them from California to a remote mountain in the Scottish highlands–and earned Eve the distinction of becoming their next target. When, despite all precautions, Cara is taken, Eve must hunt down the very people who want to kill her in order to save the young girl. At a time in her life when she has more at stake than ever before, she unhesitatingly puts it all on the line in a pulse-pounding mission of rescue and survival.
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The Nigger of the Narcissus

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: …Allistoun let go the rope he had round his wrist and rolled to leeward headlong. He could be seen casting the lee main braces off the pins while the backwash of waves splashed over him.–“Square the main yard!” he shouted up to us–who stared at him in wonder. We hesitated to stir. “The main brace, men. Haul! haul anyhow! Lay on your backs and haul!” he screeched, half drowned down there. We did not believe we could move the main yard, but the strongest and the less discouraged tried to execute the order. Others assisted half-heartedly. Singleton’s eyes blazed suddenly as he took a fresh grip of the spokes. Captain Allistoun fought his way up to windward.–“Haul, men! Try to move it! Haul, and help the ship.” His hard face worked, suffused and furious. “Is she going off, Singleton?” he cried.–“Not a move yet, sir,” croaked the old seaman in a horribly hoarse voice.–“Watch the helm, Singleton,” spluttered the master. “Haul, men! Have you no more strength than rats? Haul, and earn your salt.” Mr. Creighton, on his back, with a swollen leg and a face as white as a piece of paper, blinked his eyes; his bluish lips twitched. In the wild scramble men grabbed at him, crawled over his hurt leg, knelt on his chest. He kept perfectly still, setting his teeth without a moan, without a sigh. The master’s ardour, the cries of that silent man inspired us. We hauled and hung in bunches on the rope. We heard him say with violence to Donkin, who sprawled abjectly on his stomach–“I will brain you with this belaying pin if you don’t catch hold of the brace,” and that victim of men’s injustice, cowardly and cheeky, whimpered:–“Are you goin’ to murder us now?” while with sudden desperation he gripped the rope. Men sighed, shouted, hissed meaningless words,…
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A Nietzsche Reader

A Nietzsche Reader by Friedrich Nietzsche
The literary career of Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) spanned less than twenty years, but no area of intellectual inquiry was left untouched by his iconoclastic genius. The philosopher who announced the death of God in The Gay Science (1882) and went on to challenge the Christian code of morality in Beyond Good and Evil (1886), grappled with the fundamental issues of the human condition in his own intense autobiography, Ecce Homo (1888). Most notorious of all, perhaps, his idea of the triumphantly transgressive übermann (‘superman’) is developed in the extreme, yet poetic words of Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883-92). Whether addressing conventional Western philosophy or breaking new ground, Nietzsche vastly extended the boundaries of nineteenth-century thought.

Nido vuoto

La nuova attesissima avventura dell’ispettore Delicado e del suo vice Garzon. I due investigatori sono questa volta alle prese con un pietoso caso di sfruttamento infantile. E un inatteso finale cambia le carte in tavola per tutti.

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Nickel and Dimed

Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty level wages. Distinguished journalist Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them, in order to find out how anyone survives on six to seven dollars an hour. Ehrenreich left home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find and accepted whatever job she was offered, from cleaning to care work, waitressing to folding clothes at Wal-Mart. So began a gruelling, hair-raising and darkly funny odyssey through the underside of working America.

A Nice Derangement of Epitaphs

No case is too strange or too baffling for the policeman George Felse and his son, Dominic. Over 13 instalments and two decades, the Felse Investigations will take them from their home on the Welsh Borders to the southernmost tip of India.

While on a seaside vacation in Cornwall with his son Dominic, Detective Inspector George Felse can’t help but investigate a dark mystery of smuggling, missing bodies and murder.

Jan Treverra was a legendary Cornish poet and smuggler who died two centuries ago. But when local scholar Simon Towne arranges to open Treverra’s grave in search of his long-lost literary legacy, it yields not one body but two… and neither one of them is Jan Treverra. In this derelict seashore graveyard, George Felse uncovers a trail of violence in Maymouth’s history that casts shadows centuries long…

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Next: a novel

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Is a loved one missing some body parts? Are blondes becoming extinct? Is everyone at your dinner table of the same species? Humans and chimpanzees differ in only 400 genes; is that why a chimp fetus resembles a human being? And should that worry us? There’s a new genetic cure for drug addiction—is it worse than the disease? We live in a time of momentous scientific leaps, a time when it’s possible to sell our eggs and sperm online for thousands of dollars and to test our spouses for genetic maladies. We live in a time when one fifth of all our genes are owned by someone else, and an unsuspecting person and his family can be pursued cross-country because they happen to have certain valuable genes within their chromosomes . . . Devilishly clever, *Next* blends fact and fiction into a breathless tale of a new world where nothing is what it seems and a set of new possibilities can open at every turn. Next challenges our sense of reality and notions of morality. Balancing the comic and the bizarre with the genuinely frightening and disturbing, *Next* shatters our assumptions and reveals shocking new choices where we least expect. The future is closer than you think.

The Next Best Thing

Lucy Lang isn’t looking for fireworks

She’s looking for a nice, decent man. Someone who’ll mow the lawn, flip chicken on the barbecue, teach their future children to play soccer. But most important: someone who won’t inspire the slightest stirring in her heart or anywhere else. A young widow, Lucy can’t risk that kind of loss again. But sharing her life with a cat named Fat Mikey and the Black Widows at the family bakery isn’t enough either. So it’s goodbye to Ethan, her hot but entirely inappropriate ”friend with privileges,” and hello to a man she can marry.

Too bad Ethan Mirabelli isn’t going anywhere. As far as he’s concerned, what she needs might be right under her nose. But can he convince her that the next best thing can really be forever?

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New Tricks

New Tricks (Andy Carpenter Series #7) by David Rosenfelt
Andy Carpenter gains possession of an adorable Bernese puppy whose owner was brutally murdered. Few can rival Andy’s affection for dogs, and he will do whatever it takes to insure that this little pup doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. However, his playful new friend is valued by several people, many of whom are willing to resort to violence to get what they want. It will take more than Andy’s usual courtroom theatrics to save this dog, including a little help from his beloved golden retriever, Tara. Andy soon discovers that anyone around him is in danger, including his long-time girlfriend Laurie, and he will have to muster all of his wits to save those he holds most dear.

New spring: a wheel of time novel

SUMMARY: The city of Canluum lies close to the scarred and desolate wastes of the Blight, a walled haven from the dangers away to the north, and a refuge from the ill works of those who serve the Dark One. Or so it is said. The city that greets Al’ Lan Mandragoran, exiled king of Malkier and the finest swordsman of his generation, is instead one that is rife with rumour and the whisperings of Shadowspawn. Proof, should he have required it, that the Dark One grows powerful once more and that his minions are at work throughout the lands. And yet it is within Canluum’ s walls that Lan will meet a woman who will shape his destiny. Moiraine is a young and powerful Aes Sedai who has journeyed to the city in search of a bondsman. She requires aid in a desperate quest to prove the truth of a vague and largely discredited prophecy – one that speaks of a means to turn back the shadow, and of a child who may be the dragon reborn. EDITORIAL REVIEW: From America’s premier fantasy writer—#1 *New York Times* and *USA Today* bestselling author of *Crossroads of Twilight*—comes *New Spring: The Novel*For three days battle has raged in the snow around the great city of Tar Valon. In the city, a Foretelling of the future is uttered. On the slopes of Dragonmount, the immense mountain that looms over the city, is born an infant prophesied to change the world. That child must be found before the forces of the Shadow have an opportunity to kill him. Moiraine Damodred, a young Accepted soon to be raised to Aes Sedai, and Lan Mandragoran, a soldier fighting in the battle, are set on paths that will bind their lives together. But those paths are filled with complications and dangers, for Moiraine, of the Royal House of Cairhien, whose king has just died, and Lan, considered the uncrowned king of a nation long dead, find their lives threatened by the plots of those seeking power. “New Spring,” the novella first published in *Legends,* related some of these events, in compressed form; *New Spring: The Novel* tells the whole story.

The New Prometheus Omnibus

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– This is s great book. I really liked the world it is set in and the character development is top notch.**
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– Cyberpunk lives on!**
**The New Prometheus**
When Frankie’s brain is transplanted into a Cybernetic body after being gunned down in a “Jacker Gang” attack, she must go on the run from the mega corporations of Neo-London who want her and her cyber-body’s designer dead.
Will she find a way to fight back and make a real difference against the tyrannical corporations?
**The Prometheus Gambit**
Recruited to the newly formed A.C.T. (Anti-Corporation Taskforce), Frankie, a full body cyborg, and her team formulate a plan to inflict the first significant damage to the Corporations and free millions from their grip. Frankie must fight her way through war zones, Corporation operatives, battle Mech’s and sabotage if she is going to really hurt the Corporations and change the world for the better.
**The Prometheus Trap**
The Nano Liberation, instigated by Frankie and her team at the A.C.T. freed billions from the tyranny of the Corporations rule, but the Corporations aren’t going to go down without a fight. Frankie and her team respond to a routine call for help, only to find themselves ambushed by a cybernetic mercenary group, hired by the corporations. Now Frankie must survive in a hostile environment, find her team and somehow find a way to fight back against this bigger, more advanced enemy.
**Prometheus Vengeance**
A large group of former corporate operatives have escaped from custody and want revenge against those who they see as responsible and it’s Frankie’s job to hunt them down and stop them before they create an international disaster. Meanwhile, cyborg mercenary Hellion is back, and out for Frankie’s blood.
If that wasn’t enough, the effects of the Nano Liberation are about to get a whole lot more personal for Frankie as her parents get caught up in the unfolding events. Frankie must stand against these forces of injustice before something gets out of control and kills her or creates an international incident.
Exclusive to this Omnibus Edition, this book also includes:
**Prequel – The Failed Prometheus – A Detective Story**
Frustrated with the Corporations interfering with police work, Gibson attempts to help a young girl on the run.
**A New Epilogue**
Find out what Hellion did after the events of book 4.
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An Illustration of the main Character Frankie, and two brand new maps.
A fast paced, Cyberpunk Action thriller, and a must read for fans of Ghost in the Shell, Blade Runner, Dredd, Appleseed, Akira, The Matrix, Robocop and Total Recall.
# Read the Series today – free in Kindle Unlimited.

New Poems Book Three

Charles Bukowski was one of America’s best-known writers and one of its most influential and imitated poets. Although he published over 45 books of poetry, hundreds of his poems were kept by him and his publisher for posthumous publication, This is the first collection of these unique poems, which Bukowski considered to be among his best work.

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New Moon

Dopo “Twilight”, miscela di romance e vampire story, arriva il secondo volume della saga di Bella ed Edward. Il giorno del diciottesimo compleanno di Isabella un piccolo incidente domestico riesce a mettere in crisi la tranquillità della sua vita in compagnia del fidanzato-vampiro Edward e della famiglia di lui: le ripercussioni sono tali da convincere la famiglia ad abbandonare la cittadina dove abitano, e Edward a lasciare Bella. La ragazza vive un lungo periodo di solitudine e tristezza, in cui taglia i ponti con le proprie amicizie e si rinchiude in se stessa, fino alla quasi casuale riapparizione nella sua vita di Jacob Black, il giovane indiano che per primo aveva fatto nascere in lei i dubbi sulla vera identità della famiglia di Edward. Più il rapporto di amicizia tra Jacob e Bella si rafforza, più lei sembra tornare alla normalità che le mancava da tempo. Ma la quiete appena ritrovata è turbata da eventi misteriosi, tra cui una strana serie di omicidi ai margini della foresta e l’apparizione di nuove, strane creature della notte.
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New Horizons

This vibrant and entrancing book invites readers on a journey around the world. Artist and globetrotter Shirin Sahba celebrates the diversity of people, places, and traditions, and revels in the joy of the journey itself. In exquisitely detailed paintings, she captures fleeting moments and small treasures—a brightly colored sari fluttering in the breeze, a mother and child enjoying gelatos on a hot Italian day, the mesmerizing pattern of an antique Chinese carpet. Along the way, the artist shares reflections, inspirations, and stories, immersing readers in each new landscape. Packaged in a petite square and featuring a shimmering foil-stamped cover, this book makes a special gift for nomads, graduates, retirees, or anyone setting off in search of their own new horizons.

A New Earth

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle
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Building on the astonishing success of **The Power of Now**, Eckhart Tolle presents readers with an honest look at the current state of humanity: He implores us to see and accept that this state, which is based on an erroneous identification with the egoic mind, is one of dangerous insanity.
Tolle tells us there is good news, however. There is an alternative to this potentially dire situation. Humanity now, perhaps more than in any previous time, has an opportunity to create a new, saner, more loving world. This will involve a radical inner leap from the current egoic consciousness to an entirely new one.
In illuminating the nature of this shift in consciousness, Tolle describes in detail how our current ego-based state of consciousness operates. Then gently, and in very practical terms, he leads us into this new consciousness. We will come to experience who we truly are—which is something infinitely greater than anything we currently think we are—and learn to live and breathe freely.

Neverwhere: A Novel

Richard Mayhew is an unassuming young businessman living in London, with a dull job and a pretty but demanding fiancee. Then one night he stumbles across a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her–and the life he knows vanishes like smoke. Several hours later, the girl is gone too. And by the following morning Richard Mayhew has been erased from his world. His bank cards no longer work, taxi drivers won’t stop for him, his hundred rents his apartment out to strangers. He has become invisible, and inexplicably consigned to a London of shadows and darkness a city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals andabandoned subway stations. He has fallen through the cracks of reality and has landed somewhere different, somewhere that is Neverwhere. For this is the home of Door, the mysterious girl whom Richard rescued in the London Above. A personage of great power and nobility in this murky, candlelit realm, she is on a mission to discover the cause of her family’s slaughter, and in doing so preserve this strange underworld kingdom from the malevolence that means to destroy it. And with nowhere else to turn, Richard Mayhew must now join the Lady Door’s entourage in their determined–and possibly fatal–quest. For the dread journey ever-downward–through bizarre anachronisms and dangerous incongruities, and into dusty corners of stalled time–is Richard’s final hope, his last road back to a “real” world that is growing disturbingly less real by the minute. If Tim Burton reimagined The Phantom of the Opera, if Jack Finney let his dark side take over, if you rolled the best work of Clive Barker, Peter Straub and Caleb Carr into one, you still would have something that fell far short of Neil Gaiman’s NEVERWHERE. It is a masterful debut novel of darkly hypnotic power, and one of the most absorbing reads to come along in years.