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Dark Mysteries Of The Vatican

Dark Mysteries of the Vatican by H. Paul Jeffers
**What The Vatican Doesn’t Want You To Know:
The lies. The conspiracies. The cover-ups. The truth.**
Deep behind the walls of the world’s holiest site is a dense network of lies, corruption, and conspiracies fueling the Vatican’s vast and unchecked influence on world events. From the Holy Orders that defied the commandment “Thou Shalt Not Kill” to the scandals splashed across international headlines, the Vatican is no longer shrouded in mystery, legend, and secrecy.
**It’s all here:**
The shocking and unsolved murder of the corrupt Vatican financier known as “God’s Banker”
Real-life exorcism–and shocking rumors of Satanism
The Vatican’s startling views on extraterrestrials and end-of-world prophesies
The Vatican’s hidden ties to Nazi Germany and the Mafia
The bizarre rituals of the ultraconservative Opus Dei
The Vatican’s ruthless 500-year war with the Freemasons
Pope Pius XII’s anti-Semitic indifference to the plight of Europe’s Jews and the Holocaust
And much more!
This utterly fascinating, unflinching account is the most definitive exposé ever written about the most secretive institution in the world.
**H. Paul Jeffers **is the author of *The Bilderberg Conspiracy, Freemasons: Inside the World’s Oldest Secret Society* and *Freemasons in America: Inside the Secret Society,* among fifty other books. He has appeared on C-SPAN, Fox News, and The History Channel.

The Dark Griffin

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Being chosen as a griffin’s companion has allowed Arren Cardockson to gain a place of status within the land of Cymria. But Arren can never escape the prejudice that comes with his Northerner slave origins. For chained within the Arena where rogue griffins battle to entertain the crowds, there lies another soul crying out to be freed-a kindred spirit that will allow Arren to fulfill his destiny and release the darkness in his heart.

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Dark Dreamer

Best selling horror author Rowe Devlin has had two flops in a row and keeps falling in love with straight women. Seeking inspiration and a fresh start, she abandons life in Manhattan for an old Victorian house in Maine. But Dark Harbor Cottage is a far cry from the tranquil writing environment she envisioned. For a start, the place is haunted, and the ghost is none too friendly. To make life even more difficult, her neighbours are a huge distraction. The Temple twins, Phoebe and Cara, are identical and profoundly alluring, and Rowe is soon under their spell, unable to decide which of the two she is more in love with. Just when it seems things can’t get any worse, she finds herself embroiled in a mystery more bizarre and frightening than anything she’s ever written.
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Dante’s Numbers

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It was to have been the triumphant swan song for a revered Italian film director—the premiere in Rome of his long-awaited movie version of Dante’s Inferno. But before the lights go down, chaos reigns: a man is dead, the film’s star has disappeared, and a priceless relic, Dante’s death mask, has been stolen. The trail leads to San Francisco, where Rome police detective Nic Costa, along with partner Gianni Peroni and their boss, Leo Falcone, are part of a team charged with ensuring the safety of other relics that will be part of an exhibit at Golden Gate Park set to open in tandem with the rescheduled premiere. But, of course, Hewson’s three maverick detectives want to get involved in the murder investigation itself, technically the province of their institutional rivals, the Carabiniere, and soon enough they are end-running around not only their Italian counterparts but also the San Francisco police. Hewson is a master at convoluted, many-tentacled plots that weave their way through history and back to the present, but this time he doubles the stakes: we start with Dante and the iconography of his Inferno and wind up reliving the plot of Hitchcock’s Vertigo. That’s a lot ground to cover in one novel—perhaps too much—but from scene to scene, Hewson never loses the reader’s attention, and for fans of this outstanding series, the latest chapter in the interlocked lives of Costa and friends, while overstuffed, is as delicious as ever. –Bill Ott

Review

“The return of Nic Costa is a true cause for celebration! A literate, page-turning tale that finds our hero—one of the most appealing in crime fiction—zipping between two of the most iconic cities in the world: Rome and San Francisco. Hewson is a daunting talent—a writer who is a master stylist, who respects his audience’s intelligence, and who effortlessly keeps the thrills coming a mile a minute.”–Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author

“One of my all-time favorite fictional detectives is David Hewson’s Nic Costa, and Dante’s Numbers brings Nic for the first time to American shores. From the opening scene of murder and mayhem at a movie premiere to the final, mind-blowing surprise, Dante’s Numbers is an elegant, clever, and terrifying tale of intrigue and murder involving Dante’s first circle of Hell and Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo. An outstanding novel.”—Douglas Preston, author of_ The Monster of Florence and Blasphemy_.

“David Hewson is one of the finest thriller writers working today. A born stylist. Dante’s Numbers is politically wise, multi-dimensional, and psychologically intuitive. Action braids suspense on nearly every page, creating a reader’s delight from beginning to end. A superb effort by a master storyteller. The rest of the world already knows how good David is. Now, it’s time America find out.” —Steve Berry

Dante’s Numbers is action-packed suspense at its smartest and most gripping. Transplanting Nic Costa and his fellow Italian detectives to the dizzying world of Hitchock’s ‘Vertigo’ is a master stroke from a brilliant author. It’s impossible not to be swept up in the memorable, compelling world that is David Hewson’s specialty.”–David Morrell

“Easily the best in a really terrific series.”—Lee Child

“Hewson is a master at convoluted, manytentacled plots that weave their way through history and back to the present.” —_Booklist

_“[In] Hewson’s fine seventh crime novel to feature Nic Costa…. A convoluted plot, eccentric characters and numerous sinister connections to Hitchcock’s Vertigo all contribute to the suspense.” —_Publishers Weekly
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Daniel’s Desire

www.SherrylWoods.com #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers the final chapter of the classic tales of the Devaneys…brothers torn apart in childhood, reunited by love. When a runaway teen surfaces at Molly Creighton’s tavern, Daniel Devaney’s job as a child advocate forces him to investigate…and to confront his tumultuous past with Molly. Though a tragic loss shattered their relationship four years ago, Daniel is now ready to accept responsibility for their breakup and make a fresh start. Their overwhelming attraction is undulled by time, but Molly fears risking her heart again. Daniel vows to banish the shadows from her eyes and prove he is the man she needs him to be. And with his brothers and parents at last reconciled, Daniel’s deepest longing–for family–is almost fulfilled….

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Daniel X: Watch the Skies

SUMMARY: LIGHTS All’s quiet in the small town of Holliswood. Television sets, computers, and portable devices are aglow in every home, classroom, and store. Yet not all is perfect. Evil is lurking, just out of sight, behind the screen. CAMERA Residing in this sleepy town is a villain with more ambition than the world can withstand. Twisted beyond reason, he is dead set on throwing Holliswood into chaos and documenting the destruction of every person in it, including Daniel X. EXTERMINATION The only person who can stop this made-for-TV tyrant, Daniel must use his extraordinary power to save the town. But this devilish director has assembled an all-star team of his own creation and vows to stage the most spectacular finale the world has ever seen. Can Daniel X stop this deranged outlaw–or will he find himself on the cutting room floor?

Daniel X: Watch the Skies

SUMMARY: LIGHTS All’s quiet in the small town of Holliswood. Television sets, computers, and portable devices are aglow in every home, classroom, and store. Yet not all is perfect. Evil is lurking, just out of sight, behind the screen. CAMERA Residing in this sleepy town is a villain with more ambition than the world can withstand. Twisted beyond reason, he is dead set on throwing Holliswood into chaos and documenting the destruction of every person in it, including Daniel X. EXTERMINATION The only person who can stop this made-for-TV tyrant, Daniel must use his extraordinary power to save the town. But this devilish director has assembled an all-star team of his own creation and vows to stage the most spectacular finale the world has ever seen. Can Daniel X stop this deranged outlaw–or will he find himself on the cutting room floor?

The Damned Utd

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The hugely acclaimed novel of ’70s football and the turmoil of the game’s most charismatic and controversial manager, from the bestselling author of GB84 and Red or Dead. In 1974 the brilliant and controversial Brian Clough made perhaps his most eccentric decision: he accepted the position of Leeds United manager. A successor to Don Revie, his bitter adversary, Clough was to last just 44 days. In one of the most acclaimed British novels of recent years – subsequently made into a film starring Michael Sheen – David Peace takes us into the mind and thoughts of Ol’ Big ‘Ead himself, and brings vividly to life one of football’s most complex and fascinating characters.

Damaged

SUMMARY: Haunted by the death of her sister and wounded by her ex-fiance’s accusations, Kate Lange throws herself into her new career at a high-powered law firm.When the grandmother of a lonely private school student seeks her counsel, Kate thinks it’s just another custody case. But then the teen is brutally murdered. And it isn’t only Kate who wonders if her legal advice led to the girl’s death.Put on notice by Randall Barrett, the firm’s charismatic managing partner, Kate must fight for her career, for her reputation–and for redemption.Unwilling to live with the damage she may have caused, Kate pursues the case on her own and unearths some chilling facts.Facts that lead straight to the heart of a legal conspiracy.Facts that lead Kate directly into the surgically skilled hands of the Body Butcher.

Dagmars Daughter

Dagmars Daughter by Kim Echlin
Mystical, seductive, and brimming with music and magic, *Dagmar’s Daughter* follows three generations of passionate women. Norea emerges from the destitute Irish village of her childhood and stows herself on a ship bound for a remote island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Her daughter, Dagmar, is born with an uncanny ability to control the weather, and Dagmar’s daughter Nyssa is as musically brilliant as her father and as struck with wanderlust.

Daemon’s Mark

SUMMARY: “Werewolf homicide detective Luna Wilder guards the fine line that separates Nocturne City’s humans from the weres and witches that roam its streets. Now, Luna must thwart a new evil more dangerous than anything she’s ever encountered.”DAEMON’S MARKSomeone, or some”thing,” is setting fire to the homes of the city’s most infamous non-humans, racking up a body count that’s growing by the day. And strange, otherworldly creatures no one has seen before–selkies, trolls, and harpies–are causing chaos throughout the city. Racing to stop the carnage, Luna turns to sexy federal agent Will Fagin for help. As they work to uncover the source of the bloodshed, Luna’s attraction for Will deepens. But just as she learns Will’s darkest secret, Nocturne City is thrust into total chaos–leaving Luna and Will in a path of destruction they may not be able to stop…or survive.Praise for the Nocturne City series: “A nonstop thriller laced with ferociously deadly menace.” –“Romantic Times””I loved the mystery and the smart, gutsy heroine.”–Karen Chance”” “Hot, hip, and fast-paced.”–Lilith Saintcrow

Daddy

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To the outside world, Sarah and Oliver Watson had the perfect marriage. Happy and successful, with three beautiful children, they seemed to have it all. But under the surface, Sarah felt lost, empty and inadequate. And one Christmas, after eighteen years of marriage, she walked out.
Left alone, Oliver struggles to cope with raising his three children. Seventeen-year-old Benjamin rebels with disastrous consequences, while fifteen-year-old Melissa angrily turns against her father, and nine-year-old Sam, the ‘baby’, is too shaken to deal with his mother’s abandonment.
And then tragedy strikes once more when Oliver’s mother dies in an untimely accident and three generations of the Watson family find that they must pull together to cope, and maybe one day move on and love again . . .
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**Praise for Danielle Steel**
“Steel is one of the best!”**—*Los Angeles Times***
“Few modern writers convey the pathos of family and material life with such heartfelt empathy.”**—*The Philadelphia Inquirer***
“Steel pulls out all the emotional stops. . . . She delivers!”**—*Publishers Weekly***
“What counts for the reader is the ring of authenticity.”**—*San Francisco Chronicle***
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*A heart searing novel of a father’s love and a family’s endurance…*

Cybill Disobedience

SUMMARY: How I Survived Beauty Pageants, Elvis, Sex, Bruce Willis, Lies, Marriage, Motherhood, Hollywood, and the Irrepressible Urge to Say What I Think.

The Curse of Deadman’s Forest

The Curse of Deadman’s Forest (Oracles of Delphi Keep Series #2) by Victoria Laurie
The Curse of Deadman’s Forest is the second book in the Oracles of Delphi Keep—a series with all the timeless charm of classics like the Chronicles of Narnia and all the action-packed adventure of a modern middle-grade blockbuster.
Since Ian Wigby and his sister, Theodosia, found the silver treasure box and the prophecy within it, their world has changed. There’s no denying what they discovered in Morocco: a powerful evil is budding, and to defeat it, and save the world from darkness, six uniquely gifted children must be gathered.
According to prophecy, a trip through the magical portal near the castle will bring them to the third Oracle—a child with extraordinary powers to heal. But the very same prophecy foretells Ian’s death should he venture through the portal again.
Everyone agrees: to risk Ian’s life is too great a gamble. But when a terrible curse enters the keep, it becomes clear that there is no other choice.
If Ian and Theo stay in Dover, all will surely be lost, but to follow the prophecy, they will risk their lives and everything they have ever held dear.
According to prophecy, a trip through the magical portal near the castle will bring them to the third Oracle—a child with extraordinary powers to heal. But the very same prophecy foretells Ian’s death should he venture through the portal again.

Everyone agrees: to risk Ian’s life is too great a gamble. But when a terrible curse enters the keep, it becomes clear that there is no other choice.

If Ian and Theo stay in Dover, all will surely be lost, but to follow the prophecy, they will risk their lives and everything they have ever held dear.

Since Ian Wigby and his sister, Theodosia, found the silver treasure box and the prophecy within it, their world has changed. There’s no denying what they discovered in Morocco: a powerful evil is building, and to defeat it, and save the world from darkness, six uniquely gifted children must be gathered.
According to prophecy, a trip through the magical portal near the castle will bring them to the third Oracle—a child with extraordinary powers to heal. But the very same prophecy foretells Ian’s death should he venture through the portal again.
Everyone agrees: to risk Ian’s life is too great a gamble. But when a terrible curse enters the keep, it becomes clear that there is no other choice.
If Ian and Theo stay in Dover, all will surely be lost, but to follow the prophecy, they will risk their lives and everything they have ever held dear.

Since Ian Wigby and his sister, Theodosia, found the silver treasure box and the prophecy within it, their world has changed. There’s no denying what they discovered in Morocco: a powerful evil is building, and to defeat it, and save the world from darkness, six uniquely gifted children must be gathered.
According to prophecy, a trip through the magical portal near the castle will bring them to the third Oracle—a child with extraordinary powers to heal. But the very same prophecy foretells Ian’s death should he venture through the portal again.
Everyone agrees: to risk Ian’s life is too great a gamble. But when a terrible curse enters the keep, it becomes clear that there is no other choice.
If Ian and Theo stay in Dover, all will surely be lost, but to follow the prophecy, they will risk their lives and everything they have ever held dear.

Cupid’s Dart

SUMMARY: The story begins with a not-so-brief encounter on a train between 58-year-old philosophy lecturer Alan, and Ange a twenty-something darts groupie. Alan learns to live for the moment, and Ange to appreciate the finer things in life.

Crystal Healer

SUMMARY: NINTH IN THE ‘CONTINUOUSLY SURPRISING AND DEVIOUSLY WRITEN’ SERIES Genetically engineered interstellar surgeon Dr. Cherijo Torin, her husband Duncan Reever, and a handpicked crew journey to the planet oKia to locate a strange black mineral that is the source of an intergalactic epidemic. When one of the crew members becomes infected, his body slowly begins to crystallize. While Cherijo races to save the crew member, mercenaries arrive in the oKia system, wanting Cherijo’s genes-and her near immortality. It will take all of her abilities to elude the mercenaries and discover the black crystal’s secrets before it’s too late.