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Farlander

The Heart of the World is a land in strife. For fifty years the Holy Empire of Mann, an empire and religion born from a nihilistic urban cult, has been conquering nation after nation. Their leader, Holy Matriarch Sasheen, ruthlessly maintains control through her Diplomats, priests trained as subtle predators.
Ash is a member of an elite group of assassins, the Roshun, who offer protection through the threat of vendetta. Forced by his ailing health to take on an apprentice, he chooses Nico, a young man living in the besieged city of Bar-Khos. At the time, Nico is hungry, desperate, and alone in a city that finds itself teetering on the brink.
When the Holy Matriarch’s son deliberately murders a woman under the protection of the Roshun; he forces the sect to seek his life in retribution. As Ash and his young apprentice set out to fulfil the Roshun orders, their journey takes them into the heart of the conflict between the Empire and the Free Ports . . . into bloodshed and death.
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Far From the Madding Crowd (Collins Classics)

HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics. Here is one of Thomas Hardy’s most popular novels, soon to be released as a major motion picture in May 2015. ‘I shall do one thing in this life – one thing certain – that is, love you, and long for you, and keep wanting you till I die’ Independent and spirited, Bathsheba Everdene owns the hearts of three men. Striving to win her love in different ways, their relationships with Bathsheba complicate her life in bucolic Wessex – and cast shadows over their own. With the morals and expectations of rural society weighing heavily upon her, Bathsheba experiences the torture of unrequited love and betrayal, and discovers how random acts of chance and tragedy can dramatically alter life’s course. The first of Hardy’s novels to become a major literary success, Far from the Madding Crowd explores what it means to live and to love.

Far From the Madding Crowd

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Macmillan Readers: pre-intermediate level
One of Thomas Hardy’s greatest novels, Far from the Madding Crowd tells the story of the life and loves of the brave and beautiful Bathsheba Everdene.
Opowieść o życiu pięknej i odważnej Batsheby Everdene. Kobieta pewnej nocy ratuje życie młodemu farmerowi – Gabrielowi Oaka. Od tego czasu ich losy są powiązane ze sobą na zawsze. Wiele muszą oboje pokonać przeszkód, aby móc być razem. Jak wiele tragedii ich spotka, ile będą musieli przejść? Wielka miłość, ogromne tragedie i wzruszenia. Od wydawcy: retold by John Escott
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The Far Bank of the Rubicon

For three hundred years, the Pax Imperium secured peace throughout the galaxy. Now the empire teeters on the brink of collapse.As war brews, the House of Athena expects Jonas to enlist. Unable to escape his gilded cage, the young prince accepts his fate. But when the factions come to blows, his secret affair with the daughter of a rival becomes a liability. As territory falls, Athena lays impossible demands on Jonas, and he is forced to choose between love and the ideals his family fights to preserve.The Far Bank of the Rubicon is super-charged, adult science fiction from Erik Wecks, creator of the Pax Imperium and author of the critically acclaimed Aetna Adrift.
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Fantasy, Legend, And The Guardian

[Menage Amour ManLove: Erotic Alternative Fantasy/Paranormal Menage a Trois Romance, M/M/M, shape-shifters, light BDSM, spanking, sex toys] The Gathering is called. The spell is cast. There is no escaping the Midnight Matings. Fletcher Martin has spent the majority of his life alone. Changing into a common house cat doesn’t exactly endear him to others who are looking for a mate, either. Everyone else might be upset at the elders’ trickery, but Fletcher just hopes he won’t be leaving alone. After centuries of hiding away from the rest of the paranormal world, Caspian Reyes just wants someone to call his own and ease the ache in his heart. The cute little kitty shifter and the gorgeous gargoyle may just be what the doctor ordered. Six thousand years of existing in the shadows has taken its toll on Shade Santiago. He doesn’t know if he’s worth it, but when Caspian and Fletcher decide to take a chance on him, Shade seizes the opportunity with both hands. The past has a way of holding on, though, and Shade’s secrets could prove deadly for them all. ** A Siren Erotic Romance
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Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain

Deep within Russia, would-renowned scientist Pyotor Shapirov lies in a coma. Locked within his brain rests the key to the greatest scientific advance in the world’s history. Only one scientist can hope to locate this secret—Dr. Albert Jonas Morrison, an American. Morrison’s mission: to be miniaturized to molecular size along with a team of four Soviet scientists, travel in a specially designed submarine to the dying Shapirov’s brain, and tap the secrets held there. Morrison and his companions have only twelve hours to accomplish their task—in the face of unexpected terrors and with their own lives hanging precariously in the balance.
With his phenomenal two-million-copy bestseller *Fantastic Voyage,* Isaac Asimov took the world on its first amazing journey into the human body. Now, twenty year later, after deeper exploration into one of the most fascinating areas of science, Dr. Asimov delivers an all-new thriller that transports you to the far reaches of inner space. Electrifying, astonishing, and remarkably realistic, this new novel is certain to become a science fiction classic.

Fantastic Voyage

Fantastic Voyage by Isaac Asimov
Four men and a woman are reduced to a microscopic fraction of their original size, sent in a miniaturized atomic sub through a dying man’s carotid artery to destroy a blood clot in his brain. If they fail, the entire world will be doomed.

Fanny Packs and Foul Play (A Haley Randolph Mystery)

A novella in the hilarious Haley Randolph cozy mystery series.
Fashionista and event planner to the stars Haley Randolph thinks the Thanksgiving Day feast she’s organizing for the wealthy young owners of the Pammy Candy Company at their Calabasas mansion will be easy—until the hostess is pushed to her death from a second floor balcony.

Money-hungry relatives expecting to dish up a share of the candy company profits, an ex-lover, and a family secret make a tempting recipe for murder. It’s a feast of suspects as Haley gobbles up clues that threaten to turn this warm, welcoming occasion into cold leftovers—but with private detective Jack Bishop in charge of the investigation, things heat up fast.

Haley searches for the designer handbag of her dreams—but finds a hot new attorney instead—and a killer who knows revenge is a meal best served cold!

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Fang. Maximum ride

Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman e Angel sono stati le cavie di un esperimento genetico che ha mutato per sempre il loro DNA, rendendoli al novantotto per cento umani e al due per cento uccelli. Fuggiti dal laboratorio in cui sono cresciuti, e costantemente braccati dai loro stessi creatori, i ragazzi sono costretti a combattere non solo per se stessi, ma anche per la salvezza del mondo intero… Max è abituata a stare costantemente all’erta, pronta a radunare lo stormo e a volare via al minimo segnale di pericolo. Tuttavia persino lei è paralizzata dalla paura quando la piccola Angel, la più dotata del gruppo, ha un’agghiacciante premonizione: Fang sarà il primo di loro a morire. Confusa e sconvolta, Max non può nemmeno immaginare una vita senza di lui: Fang è il suo braccio destro, il suo migliore amico, la sua anima gemella… Nel disperato tentativo di proteggerlo, quindi, è costretta per qualche tempo ad abbandonare lo stormo che, istigato da Angel, inizia a mettere in dubbio il suo ruolo di capo. E tutto ciò accade proprio mentre i ragazzi devono affrontare una nuova, spaventosa minaccia. Il dottor Hans, proprietario di un avanzatissimo laboratorio di ricerca, ha infatti una terribile sorpresa in serbo per loro: Dylan, un quindicenne alato creato con l’unico scopo di diventare il consorte di Max. E, per realizzare il piano, Fang deve essere eliminato.
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The Family Shame

Isabella Rubén is a traitor – at twelve years old.
Disgraced, abandoned by her friends and shunned by her family, Isabella is sent into exile with scant hope of returning to her former home.  Her destination, Kirkhaven Hall; a stone mansion miles from civilisation, inhabited only by a pair of older exiles.  Existence as she knew it is over. 
But as she tries to settle into Kirkhaven Hall, and a life far from the one she enjoyed before her fall from grace, she discovers that the hall has secrets.  Intruders on the grounds, ghostly shadows moving at night …
… and a plot that may destroy everything she once held dear.

False Scent

False Scent (Roderick Alleyn Series #21) by Ngaio Marsh
In a poisonous cloud of spray, the curtain falls on a drama queen.
Little did beloved British actress Mary Bellamy know that she would be done in at her own birthday party-choked by toxic mist from the bottle of “Slaypest,” a deadly insecticide. Basking in the glow of her most adoring fans-who all happened to be her most duplicitous enemies-Mary would make her final performance. When Superintendent Roderick Alleyn arrives, he smells a rat amongst the contemptuous collection of theatre types detained at the party, for this case has the unmistakable scent of murder…

Fallout

A radical Islamic leader who dreams of the past will do anything in his power to ensure that the future is destroyed-by hitting the technological world where it hurts: oil.

Falling Torch

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Twenty years after Earth is conquered by invaders from space, the exiled US government has a chance to reclaim their lost planet

2513 AD. For the past generation, since Earth was taken over by the Invaders, the US president and his cabinet have lived in exile on a planet in orbit around faraway Alpha Centauri. The Centaurian colony has become the center of the human race, reducing Earth to a backwater region in a sprawling foreign domain. But the banished American leaders still have a powerful yearning to return home. Now, President Ralph Wireman and his government finally have the financial aid and weaponry needed to retake their native planet. Wireman’s son, Michael, is parachuted to Earth as a Free Terrestrial, where the military-trained warrior is thrust into battle not between human and alien, but among factions of outlaw earthlings who demand nothing less than his total surrender.

A novel about war, politics, and assimilation, Falling Torch also presents an incisive portrait of one man’s aspirations of greatness and leadership.

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Falling Hard

Meet two champion bull riders–macho, muscled Marlboro Men, confident, cocksure cowboys–from their struggle for survival in the rodeo arena, and 8 seconds of fame on the back of a 2000 lb bull to their most private encounters behind closed doors where their world is about to explode…
Levi Bond is a seasoned pro, competing for the World Championship. Bull riding is what gets his adrenaline pumping, his heart racing, and makes him feel like a million bucks. That, and the idea of getting it on with Curt Walsh, one of the up and coming stars of the bull riding circuit. Powerfully attracted, Curt’s confused and unsure which way he wants his life to go. Will Levi still be around, available and interested when the final decision is made?
Get set for a wild ride in this cowboy romance, sizzling with intense desire, unbridled passion, and unexpected emotion as Levi and Curt, drawn together like mega magnets, battle not only life threatening, white knuckled action in the arena, but cruelty and bias outside it. The prospect of falling in love is as terrifying as staying on the bull without it killing them!
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Falling for Rachel

SUMMARY: Falling for Rachel Landlocked in Manhattan, rugged seaman Zack Muldoon needed a tough, no-nonsense lawyer to save his kid brother’s delinquent hide. Public defender Rachel Stanislaski was not what he had in mind—until he discovered there was a lot more to the beautiful, coolheaded attorney than met the eye…and found himself falling for her, hook, line and sinker.Convincing Alex When Alex Stanislaski mistakenly arrested daringly bold soap-opera writer Bess McKnee for soliciting, she decided the sexy detective was absolutely perfect—for her research and for herself. Now all she had to do was convince him she was right.…

The Fallen

The Fallen (Amos Decker Series #4) by David Baldacci
** The closer Amos Decker comes to the truth, the deadlier it gets in David Baldacci’s latest #1 *New York Times* bestselling Memory Man thriller.**
Something sinister is going on in Baronville. The rust belt town has seen four bizarre murders in the space of two weeks. Cryptic clues left at the scenes—obscure bible verses, odd symbols—have the police stumped.
Amos Decker and his FBI colleague Alex Jamison are in Baronville visiting Alex’s sister and her family. It’s a bleak place: a former mill and mining town with a crumbling economy and rampant opioid addiction. Decker has only been there a few hours when he stumbles on a horrific double murder scene.
Then the next killing hits sickeningly close to home. And with the lives of people he cares about suddenly hanging in the balance, Decker begins to realize that the recent string of deaths may be only one small piece of a much larger scheme—with consequences that will reach far beyond Baronville.
Decker, with his singular talents, may be the only one who can crack this bizarre case. Only this time—when one mistake could cost him everything—Decker finds that his previously infallible memory may not be so trustworthy after all…
**”Decker is one of the most unusual detectives any novelist has dreamed up.” -*-Washington Post***