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White Death

SUMMARY: A ruthless corporation is about to take command of the seas. This is a mission for Kurt Austin and the NUMA team.

White Corridor

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From using crackpot psychics to cutting-edge forensics, Arthur Bryant and John May are famous for their maddeningly unorthodox approach to solving crimes that the ordinary police cannot. Now Christopher Fowler, “a new master of the classical detective story,”* brings back crime detection’s oddest—and oldest—couple to solve the ultimate locked room mystery.
It’s an “impossible” crime—a member of the Peculiar Crimes Unit killed inside a locked autopsy room populated only by the dead and to which only four PCU members had a key. And to make matters worse, the Unit has been shut down for a forced “vacation” and Bryant and May are stuck in a van miles away in the Dartmoor countryside during a freak snowstorm on their way to a convention of psychics.
Now, with Sergeant Janice Longbright in charge at headquarters, Bryant and May must crack the case by cell phone while trying to stop a second murder without freezing to death. For among the line of snowed-in vehicles, a killer is on the prowl, a beautiful woman is on the run from a man who seeks either redemption or another victim, and an innocent child is caught in the middle.
Weaving together two electrifying cases, **White Corridor** is an unforgettable triumph—by turns hilarious and harrowing—as two of detective fiction’s most marvelous characters confront one of human nature’s darkest mysteries: the ability to deceive, deny, and destroy.
*From the Hardcover edition.*

The Whispering Room

***NEW YORK TIMES* BESTSELLER • Jane Hawk—fiction’s most relentless, resourceful, stunning new heroine—continues her battle against a murderous conspiracy in the riveting sequel to *The Silent Corner.***
***“No time to delay. Do what you were born to do. Fame will be yours when you do this.”***
These are the words that ring in the mind of mild-mannered, beloved schoolteacher Cora Gundersun—just before she takes her own life, and many others’, in a shocking act of carnage. When the disturbing contents of her secret journal are discovered, it seems certain that she must have been insane. But Jane Hawk knows better.
In the wake of her husband’s inexplicable suicide—and the equally mysterious deaths of scores of other exemplary individuals—Jane picks up the trail of a secret cabal of powerful players who think themselves above the law and beyond punishment. But the ruthless people bent on hijacking America’s future for their own monstrous ends never banked on a highly trained FBI agent willing to go rogue—and become the nation’s most wanted fugitive—in order to derail their insidious plans to gain absolute power with a terrifying technological breakthrough.
Driven by love for her lost husband and by fear for the five-year-old son she has sent into hiding, Jane Hawk has become an unstoppable predator. Those she is hunting will have nowhere to run when her shadow falls across them.
**Don’t miss any of Dean Koontz’s gripping Jane Hawk thrillers:**
**THE SILENT CORNER • THE WHISPERING ROOM • THE CROOKED STAIRCASE • THE FORBIDDEN DOOR** • THE NIGHT WINDOW (Coming Soon!)****
**Praise for *The Whispering Room*
**“Koontz has never exactly shied away from complex characters or situations. And this situation gets very complex indeed, as Jane pursues the people behind the conspiracy with the kind of single-minded relentlessness that makes the book absolutely spellbinding. As good as *The Silent Corner *was, this one’s even better. . . . Koontz is on another roll with a new series that boasts a juicy premise and a compelling star. . . . Pure gold.”**—*Booklist* (starred review)**

“A deeply layered, satisfying thriller that is character-driven and nearly impossible to put down . . . grounded in many real-world, current issues . . . [*The Whispering Room*] never loses sight of the classic political/sci-fi/thriller elements that make it so much fun to read.”**—Bookreporter**
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Whisper Pride Pack

What happens when the Alpha of a wolf shifter pack discovers that his mate is human and she has no idea shifters even exist?

Conan, the Alpha of the Whisper Pride wolf pack, has to hire a new veterinary nurse when his current one leaves to have her pups. As soon as Josie walks through the door and he picks up her scent he knows he’s found his mate. But there’s a slight problem—she’s human and has no idea shifters actually exist.

Josie has had to flee her hometown to escape the local thug who has some very nasty plans in store for her. She strikes it lucky, finding a job that also offers a free apartment as part of the package. Discovering that her boss is sex on legs is an extra bonus. When Conan informs her that he’s a wolf shifter and she’s his mate, she thinks he’s nuts…until she sees him shift. She’s fascinated, but wonders if she could ever fit into this strange new world.

Trouble isn’t far behind Josie. It’s not long before the thug tracks her down, and that may mean the end of everything.

Content Warning: contains strong language, some violence, and lots of hot, steamy sex scenes

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Whisper

I’d love a cup of coffee. . . . I wish she didn’t hide how pretty she is. . . . I hope she didn’t find out what Ben said about her. . . . I wish I knew how many calories were in a bite of muffin. . . . Joy is used to Hearing Whispers. She’s used to walking down the street and instantly knowing people’s deepest, darkest desires. She uses this talent for good—to make people happy and give them what they want. But for her older sister, Jessica, the family gift is a curse, and she uses it to make people’s lives—especially Joy’s—miserable. Still, when Joy Hears Jessica Whisper I want to kill my Hearing dead, and kill me too if that’s what it takes, she knows she has to save her sister, even if it means deserting her friends, stealing a car, and running away with a boy she barely knows—a boy who may have a dark secret of his own. Whisper is an exhilarating debut novel from talented newcomer Phoebe Kitanidis.

Whiplash

**Peace is an illusion . . .The Apocalypse is days away.**
The world’s attention is focused on the historic plans of the U.S. and Iranian presidents to lay down their swords. But on the African continent, one man holds the power to obliterate the peace by unleashing terror and global chaos—and no one sees it coming.
Hiding behind the bloody madness of tribal warfare in the Horn of Africa, Iranian functionary-turned-fanatic Bani Aberhadji has achieved the impossible—single-handedly creating a vast, invisible network dedicated to the construction, delivery, and detonation of a nuclear nightmare. Only by chance are American agents now learning of its existence, and it may already be too late.
Born from the ashes of Dreamland, the covert strike force Whiplash is armed and ready to spring into action—led by Dreamland veterans Danny Freah and former acepilot, now Washington insider, Breanna Stockard. But Aberhadji’s web of death is wide and well concealed . . . and the doomsday clock is ticking.

While the light lasts

SUMMARY: A Brand New Collection Of Nine Previously Unpublished Stories By The Queen Of Crime Now In Paperback, The Book Of Lost Agatha Christie Stories Written For 1920S Magazines Contains Seven New Stories Which Have Never Been Published Anywhere In The World Since Their Original Appearances, Plus Early Versions Of Two Poirot Stories Which She Later Reworked For Book Publication. The House Of Dreams Is The First Story Agatha Christie Ever Wrote (During The First World War) And Recounts The Effects Of A Macabre Recurring Dream On A Man S Life. The Actress Tells Of A Woman Who Turns The Tables On Her Blackmailer, The Edge Is A Gripping Tale Of Jealousy And Infidelity, The Lonely God Is An Unlikely Love Story About Two Lost Souls Who Meet In The British Museum, And Within A Wall Tells Of A Tragic Love Triangle Between A Portrait Painter, His Wife And His Daughter S Godmother. Christmas Adventure And The Mystery Of The Baghdad Chest See Hercule Poirot Caught Up In Some Unseasonal Mayhem, And In Manx Gold, Commissi Oned From Christie For A Real-Life Treasure Hunt On The Isle Of Man In 1930, Two Young Heroes Race Against Time To Discover Buried Treasure. The Book Concludes With While The Light Lasts, In Which A Rhodesian Tobacco Plantation Is The Setting For An Unexpected Visitor From Beyond The Grave& Also Available From Harpercollinsaudiobooks, Read By Isla Blair

While the Boys Are Away

Lucy Felthouse brings you three steamy short stories of lesbian erotica. This ebook contains:-While the Boys Are away – On a camping trip with their boyfriends, best friends Amelia and Gemma are having a great time. However, when the boys have trouble lighting the barbeque, the girls decide it’s time to leave them to it and beat a hasty retreat to the shower block. Once there, they take a seriously steamy shower together and become oblivious to everything except the taste of one another.Beside the Seaside – When Ella meets Candy outside the tattoo parlour, she’s instantly smitten. Candy is cute, confident, and what’s more, she’s recently had her tongue pierced. When Candy suggests that she and Ella should go and grab some fish and chips, Ella is more than happy to go along with the plan and spend more time with her new crush. But it soon becomes apparent that Candy has more on her mind than a good meal and Ella’s about to get up close and personal with the newly pierced beauty.The Inner Circle – When Adele spots her good friends Donna and Josie spending time together and being all chummy without her, she’s devastated. After seeing the two women heading into one of their houses together, she’s determined to find out exactly what’s going on. Peering through the front window of the house reveals more than Adele was betting on, and what’s more, she likes it.
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Whether or Not

Do you believe in soul mates?
The notion that there is one person out there who will fulfill and complete you can either be a fantasy, or a recipe for disaster.
When a nineteen-year-old Channing Wilson met twenty-one-year-old Garth Sawyer, they were still college students; one at UCLA the other Cal-State. The meeting was a hookup, a simple act of sex.
But when they met again, seven years later, and still had that spark, why didn’t the magical soul mate passion kick in?
Perhaps, three times is the charm…because on a chance encounter, Channing and Garth came face to face, eleven years after their first kiss.
Whether or not you believe in soul mates, something special was about to happen.
Maybe sometimes the timing of life isn’t right…or maybe, it’s right on time. But life isn’t always that simple, and as their love affair begins to gain ground, information about the two men is brought into the light. And that information, may be the destruction of everything they feel for each other.
‘Whether or not’…you are ready for love, sometimes, love is ready for you.

Where There’s Love, There’s Hate

A witty yet gripping pastiche of murder mysteries set in an Argentine seaside resort, peppered with literary allusionsIn seaside Bosque de Mar, guests at the Hotel Central are struck by double misfortune: the mysterious death of one of their party, and an investigation headed by the physician, writer and insufferable busybody, Dr. Humberto Huberman. When quiet, young translator Mary is found dead on the first night of Huberman’s stay, he quickly appoints himself leader of an inquiry that will see blame apportioned in turn to each and every guest–including Mary’s own sister–and culminating in a wild, wind-blown reconnaissance mission to the nearby shipwreck, the Joseph K.Never before translated into English, Where There’s Love, There’s Hate is both genuinely suspenseful mystery fiction and an ingenious pastiche of the genre, the only novel co-written by two towering figures of Latin American literature. Famously friends and collaborators of Jorge Luis Borges, husband and wife Bioy Casares and Ocampo combine their gifts to produce a novel that’s captivating, unashamedly erudite and gloriously witty.

Where The Hell Have You Been?

In November 1942, two nights after the Battle of El Alamein, a young British army officer was captured. As the Nazis deliberated about what to do with him, Richard Carver had particular reason to be afraid: unknown to anyone, he was the stepson of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the Allied Commander who had just inflicted the first serious defeat on the Third Reich… This gripping story tells of Richard’s internment in a POW camp in northern Italy – the same camp made famous by Eric Newby – and of his subsequent escape. Having decided to risk making his way back to Allied HQ in the south, he embarked on a gruelling 500-mile journey through German-occupied territory, evading capture again and again and ultimately being saved by a family of brave Italian peasants who jeopardised not just their own lives but those of an entire village to hide him. In the winter of 1943, a year after he disappeared, he staggered back into Army HQ, to be greeted by his now famous stepfather with the words, ‘Where the hell have you been?’ This is a great adventure story – a reminder of a lost age when, in the face of terrifying challenges, a generation rose to extraordinary feats of valour in the service of a cause greater than themselves.
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Where Nightmares Come from

WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM
THE ART OF STORYTELLING IN THE HORROR GENRE
Book one in Crystal Lake Publishing’s The Dream Weaver series, *Where Nightmares Come From* focuses on the art of storytelling in the Horror genre, taking an idea from conception to reality—whether you prefer short stories, novels, films, or comics.
Featuring in-depth articles and interviews by Joe R. Lansdale (Hap & Leonard series), Clive Barker (*Books of Blood*), John Connolly (Charlie Parker series), Ramsey Campbell, Stephen King (*IT)*, Christopher Golden (*Ararat*), Charlaine Harris (*Midnight, Texas)*, Jonathan Maberry (Joe Ledger series), Kevin J. Anderson (*Tales of Dune*), Craig Engler (*Z Nation*), and many more.
The full non-fiction anthology lineup includes:
* Introduction by William F. Nolan
* IT’S THE STORY TELLER by Joe R. Lansdale
* A-Z OF HORROR of Clive Barker
* WHY HORROR? by Mark Alan Miller
* PIXELATED SHADOWS by Michael Paul Gonzalez
* LIKE CURSES by Ray Garton
* HOW TO GET YOUR SCARE ON by S.G. Browne
* STORYTELLING TECHNIQUES by Richard Thomas
* HORROR IS A STATE OF MIND by Tim Waggoner
* BRINGING AN IDEA TO LIFE by Mercedes M. Yardley
* THE PROCESS OF A TALE by Ramsey Campbell
* GREAT HORROR IS SOMETHING ALIEN by Michael Bailey
* A HORRIFICALLY HAPPY MEDIUM by Taylor Grant
* INTERVIEW WITH JOHN CONNOLLY by Marie O’Regan
* THE STORY OF A STORY by Mort Castle
* WRITING ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW with Christopher Golden, Kevin J. Anderson, and Silvia Moreno-Garcia
* HOW I SPENT MY CHILDHOOD LOOKING FOR MONSTERS AND FOUND POETRY INSTEAD by Stephanie M. Wytovich
* BITS AND PIECES INTERVIEW WITH JONATHAN MABERRY by Eugene Johnson
* THE REEL CREEPS by Lisa Morton
* THE MONSTER SQUAD by Jess Landry
* WHAT SCARES YOU by Marv Wolfman
* PLAYING IN SOMEONE ELSE’S HAUNTED HOUSE by Elizabeth Massie
* CREATING MAGIC FROM A BLANK PIECE OF PAPER: Del Howison interviews Tom Holland, Amber Benson, Fred Dekker, and Kevin Tenney
* Z NATION: HOW SYFY’S HIT SHOW CAME TO LIFE by Craig Engler
* LIFE IMITATING ART IMITATING LIFE: FILM AND ITS INFLUENCE ON REALITY by Jason V Brock
* WHERE NIGHTMARES COME FROM by Paul Moore
* STEPHEN KING AND RICHARD CHIZMAR DISCUSS COLLABORATING by Bev Vincent
* CHARLAINE HARRIS DISCUSSES STORYTELLING by Eugene Johnson
* WHAT NOW? by John Palisano
This collection is perfect for…
* writers of all genres
* authors looking for motivation and/or inspiration
* authors seeking guidance
* struggling authors searching for career advice
* authors interested in improving their craft
* writers interested in comics
* authors looking into screenwriting and films
* horror fans in general
* those looking to better understand the different story formats
* authors planning on infiltrating a different field in horror writing
* artists trying to establish a name brand
* authors looking to get published
Come listen to the legends…
Cover design by Luke Spooner. Edited by Joe Mynhardt & Eugene Johnson.
Brought to you by **Crystal Lake Publishing—Tales from the Darkest Depths.**
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Where Men Win Glory

The bestselling author of Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, and Under the Banner of Heaven delivers a stunning, eloquent account of a remarkable young man’s haunting journey. Like the men whose epic stories Jon Krakauer has told in his previous bestsellers, Pat Tillman was an irrepressible individualist and iconoclast. In May 2002, Tillman walked away from his $3.6 million NFL contract to enlist in the United States Army. He was deeply troubled by 9/11, and he felt a strong moral obligation to join the fight against al-Qaeda and the Taliban. Two years later, he died on a desolate hillside in southeastern Afghanistan. Though obvious to most of the two dozen soldiers on the scene that a ranger in Tillman’s own platoon had fired the fatal shots, the Army aggressively maneuvered to keep this information from Tillman’s wife, other family members, and the American public for five weeks following his death. During this time, President Bush repeatedly invoked Tillman’s name to promote his administration’s foreign policy. Long after Tillman’s nationally televised memorial service, the Army grudgingly notified his closest relatives that he had “probably” been killed by friendly fire while it continued to dissemble about the details of his death and who was responsible. In Where Men Win Glory, Jon Krakauer draws on Tillman’s journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, and extensive research on the ground in Afghanistan to render an intricate mosaic of this driven, complex, and uncommonly compelling figure as well as the definitive account of the events and actions that led to his death. Before he enlisted in the army, Tillman was familiar to sports aficionados as an undersized, overachieving Arizona Cardinals safety whose virtuosity in the defensive backfield was spellbinding. With his shoulder-length hair, outspoken views, and boundless intellectual curiosity, Tillman was considered a maverick. America was fascinated when he traded the bright lights and riches of the NFL for boot camp and a buzz cut. Sent first to Iraq—a war he would openly declare was “illegal as hell” —and eventually to Afghanistan, Tillman was driven by complicated, emotionally charged, sometimes contradictory notions of duty, honor, justice, patriotism, and masculine pride, and he was determined to serve his entire three-year commitment. But on April 22, 2004, his life would end in a barrage of bullets fired by his fellow soldiers. Krakauer chronicles Tillman’s riveting, tragic odyssey in engrossing detail highlighting his remarkable character and personality while closely examining the murky, heartbreaking circumstances of his death. Infused with the power and authenticity readers have come to expect from Krakauer’s storytelling, Where Men Win Glory exposes shattering truths about men and war.

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang

Before becoming one of today’s most intriguing and innovative mystery writers, Kate Wilhelm was a leading writer of science fiction, acclaimed for classics like The Infinity Box and The Clewiston Test.

Now one of her most famous novels returns to print, the spellbinding story of an isolated post-holocaust community determined to preserve itself, through a perilous experiment in cloning. Sweeping, dramatic, rich with humanity, and rigorous in its science, Where Later the Sweet Birds Sang is widely regarded as a high point of both humanistic and ”hard” SF, and won SF’s Hugo Award and Locus Award on its first publication. It is as compelling today as it was then.

Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang is the winner of the 1977 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Whenever You’re Ready: Nora Polley on Life as a Stratford Festival Stage Manager

Whenever You’re Ready: Nora Polley on Life as a Stratford Festival Stage Manager by Shawn DeSouza-Coelho
**Backstage with one of Canada’s greatest stage managers**
*Whenever You’re Ready* is an intimate account of the career of Nora Polley, who — in her 52 years at the Stratford Festival — has learned from, worked with, and cared for some of the greatest directors, actors, stage managers, and productions in Canadian theatrical history. In so doing, Nora became one of the greatest stage managers this country has ever seen.
Here is an account of the Stratford Festival’s history like no other. From her childhood forays into a theater her father, Victor, worked tirelessly to help maintain, to her unexpected apprenticeship and the equally unexpected 40 years of stage management it ushered in, this is the Stratford Festival seen exclusively through Nora’s eyes. Here is an immersive account of a life spent in service of the theater, told from the ground floor: where actors struggle with lines and anxieties, where directors lose themselves in the work, where the next season is always uncertain, and where Nora — a stage manager, a custodian, a confidante, a pillar, a rock — finds her rhythm, her patience, her perseverance, her love, her consistency, and her invisibility. These are the qualities that make a stage manager great and, whenever you’re ready, this book will show you why.

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing by Daniel H. Pink
**Instant *New York Times* Bestseller
# 1 *Wall Street Journal* Business Bestseller
Instant *Washington Post* Bestseller
The perfect graduation gift
“Brims with a surprising amount of insight and practical advice.” –*The Wall Street Journal*
Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of *Drive* and *To Sell Is Human*, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.**
Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don’t know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending stream of “when” decisions: when to start a business, schedule a class, get serious about a person. Yet we make those decisions based on intuition and guesswork.
Timing, it’s often assumed, is an art. In W*hen: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing*, Pink shows that timing is really a science.
Drawing on a rich trove of research from psychology, biology, and economics, Pink reveals how best to live, work, and succeed. How can we use the hidden patterns of the day to build the ideal schedule? Why do certain breaks dramatically improve student test scores? How can we turn a stumbling beginning into a fresh start? Why should we avoid going to the hospital in the afternoon? Why is singing in time with other people as good for you as exercise? And what is the ideal time to quit a job, switch careers, or get married?
In *When*, Pink distills cutting-edge research and data on timing and synthesizes them into a fascinating, readable narrative packed with irresistible stories and practical takeaways that give readers compelling insights into how we can live richer, more engaged lives.