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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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## **When Frankie’s brain is transplanted into a Cybernetic body, she sparks a revolution against the tyrannical Corporations that rule the world.**
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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.

The Neutronium Alchemist

The ancient menace has finally escaped from Lalonde, shattering the Confederation’s peaceful existence. Those who succumbed to it have acquired godlike powers, but now follow a far from divine gospel as they advance inexorably from world to world. On planets and asteroids, individuals battle for survival against the strange and brutal forces unleashed upon the universe. Governments teeter on the brink of anarchy, the Confederation Navy is dangerously over-stretched, and a dark messiah prepares to invoke his own version of the final Night. In such desperate times the last thing the galaxy needs is a new and terrifyingly powerful weapon. Yet Dr. Alkad Mzu is determined to retrieve the Alchemist — so she can complete her thirty-year-old vendetta to slay a star. Which means Joshua Calvert has to find Dr Mzu and bring her back before the Alchemist can be reactivated. But he’s not alone in the chase, and there are people on both sides who have their own ideas about how to use the ultimate doomsday device.

Neuromancer

The Matrix is a world *within* the world, a global consensus- hallucination, the representation of every byte of data in cyberspace . . .
Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employees crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of the sinister Tessier-Ashpool business clan. With a dead man riding shotgun and Molly, mirror-eyed street-samurai, to watch his back, Case embarks on an adventure that ups the ante on an entire genre of fiction.
Hotwired to the leading edges of art and technology, **Neuromancer** ranks with**1984** and **Brave New World** as one of the century’s most potent visions of the future.
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Networking All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies

If you’re setting up a network at home or creating and managing one for business, there are dozens of things to consider. *Networking All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies, 2nd Edition* replaces a whole shelf full of reference books with one handy volume that covers just what you need to know. And with technology changing faster than the colors in a rock band’s light show, you’ll be glad this updated edition includes the latest information.
Written by Doug Lowe, who’s been managing corporate networks for more than 20 years, this helpful guide shows you how to work with all Windows XP service packs as well as Fedora Linux. It’s made up of nine minibooks that cover
* Networking basics
* Building a network
* Network administration and security
* Troubleshooting and disaster planning
* TCP/IP and the Internet
* Home networking
* Wireless networking
* Windows 2003 server reference
* Linux reference
If you’re a networking newbie, the first two minibooks gives you all the startup information to get your network up and running. If you’ve already done that, you’re probably interested in keeping it running at peak performance. Book IV is loaded with information about finding, diagnosing, and fixing problems you might encounter. Looking for the scoop on keeping your network safe from online bad guys? Check Book III. Want to go wireless? Book VII tells you what you need to know.
In these pages, you’ll find out how to
* Plan your network, select interface cards, hubs, and routers, and install all the hardware and software
* Set up your network so it’s easy to use but hard to break into
* Create a disaster recovery plan
* Understand IP addresses, subnetting, routing, DHCP, DNS, and other TCP/IP protocols and tools
* Incorporate other gadgets into your home network, including VoIP Internet-based telephone service
* Take advantage of the economical Linux networking alternative
Best of all, it’s easy to locate what you need. There’s even a handy “cheat sheet” that puts really important information about cabling rules, private IP address ranges, valuable network administration tips, and helpful Web sites at your fingertips. With this book on hand, you’ll experience a net increase in your networking prowess!
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Network Security Assessment

How secure is your network? The best way to find out is to attack it. *Network Security Assessment* provides you with the tricks and tools professional security consultants use to identify and assess risks in Internet-based networks-the same penetration testing model they use to secure government, military, and commercial networks. With this book, you can adopt, refine, and reuse this testing model to design and deploy networks that are hardened and immune from attack.
*Network Security Assessment* demonstrates how a determined attacker scours Internet-based networks in search of vulnerable components, from the network to the application level. This new edition is up-to-date on the latest hacking techniques, but rather than focus on individual issues, it looks at the bigger picture by grouping and analyzing threats at a high-level. By grouping threats in this way, you learn to create defensive strategies against entire attack categories, providing protection now and into the future.
*Network Security Assessment* helps you assess:
Web services, including Microsoft IIS, Apache, Tomcat, and subsystems such as OpenSSL, Microsoft FrontPage, and Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Web application technologies, including ASP, JSP, PHP, middleware, and backend databases such as MySQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Windows networking components, including RPC, NetBIOS, and CIFS services
SMTP, POP3, and IMAP email services
IP services that provide secure inbound network access, including IPsec, Microsoft PPTP, and SSL VPNs
Unix RPC services on Linux, Solaris, IRIX, and other platforms
Various types of application-level vulnerabilities that hacker tools and scripts exploit
Assessment is the first step any organization should take to start managing information risks correctly. With techniques to identify and assess risks in line with CESG CHECK and NSA IAM government standards, *Network Security Assessment* gives you a precise method to do just that.

Network Programmability and Automation: Skills for the Next-Generation Network Engineer

Like sysadmins before them, network engineers are finding that they cannot do their work manually anymore. As the field faces new protocols, technologies, delivery models, and a pressing need for businesses to be more agile and flexible, network automation is becoming essential. This practical guide shows network engineers how to use a range of technologies and tools—including Linux, Python, JSON, and XML—to automate their systems through code.Network programming and automation will help you simplify tasks involved in configuring, managing, and operating network equipment, topologies, services, and connectivity. Through the course of the book, you’ll learn the basic skills and tools you need to make this critical transition.This book covers:Python programming basics: data types, conditionals, loops, functions, classes, and modulesLinux fundamentals to provide the foundation you need on your network automation journeyData formats and models: JSON, XML, YAML, and YANG for networkingJinja templating and its applicability for creating network device configurationsThe role of application programming interfaces (APIs) in network automationSource control with Git to manage code changes during the automation processHow Ansible, Salt, and StackStorm open source automation tools can be used to automate network devicesKey tools and technologies required for a Continuous Integration (CI) pipeline in network operations

Network Programmability and Automation

Like sysadmins before them, network engineers are finding that they cannot do their work manually anymore. As the field faces new protocols, technologies, delivery models, and a pressing need for businesses to be more agile and flexible, network automation is becoming essential. This practical guide shows network engineers how to use a range of technologies and tools—including Linux, Python, JSON, and XML—to automate their systems through code.

Net Force

In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them, control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress forms the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: the Net Force.

The Neon Boneyard

Daniel Faust has clawed his way from the gutter to a penthouse suite, carving a bloody swath across the Las Vegas underworld. He’s buried his enemies and more than a few friends along the way. If there’s one thing a modern-day sorcerer knows for certain, though, it’s that the past never stays buried forever.
Now he’s running on ice, juggling his responsibilities as a mob boss with his dubious “gift” of a knighthood in the courts of hell, defending territory in two worlds at once. It’s a bad time for unfinished business to come back and haunt him, forcing him to confront his tortured history and the family he left behind. An even worse time for his surviving foes to join forces and take deadly aim at Faust’s throne.
Toss in a syndicate operative from a parallel world, a deranged half-demon assassin hungry for a duel, and the shadowy machinations of the King of Worms, and the stage is set for a showdown under the neon lights of Vegas. Vultures are circling, and only the magician with the quickest wits — and the fastest trigger-finger — will survive.
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Daniel Faust has clawed his way from the gutter to a penthouse suite, carving a bloody swath across the Las Vegas underworld. He’s buried his enemies and more than a few friends along the way. If there’s one thing a modern-day sorcerer knows for certain, though, it’s that the past never stays buried forever.
Now he’s running on ice, juggling his responsibilities as a mob boss with his dubious “gift” of a knighthood in the courts of hell, defending territory in two worlds at once. It’s a bad time for unfinished business to come back and haunt him, forcing him to confront his tortured history and the family he left behind. An even worse time for his surviving foes to join forces and take deadly aim at Faust’s throne.
Toss in a syndicate operative from a parallel world, a deranged half-demon assassin hungry for a duel, and the shadowy machinations of the King of Worms, and the stage is set for a showdown under the neon lights of Vegas. Vultures are circling, and only the magician with the quickest wits — and the fastest trigger-finger — will survive.

Nemesis

A message from a dead acquaintance prompts a bus tour to an unknown crime… In utter disbelief Miss Marple read the letter addressed to her from the recently deceased Mr Rafiel – an acquaintance she had met briefly on her travels. Recognising in Miss Marple a natural flair for justice, Mr Rafiel had left instructions for her to investigate a crime after his death. The only problem was, he had failed to tell her who was involved or where and when the crime had been committed. It was most intriguing.
**Recensie(s)**

Miss Marple was an old lady now, knowing that a scent for evil was still, in the evening of her days, her peculiar gift. –Times Literary Supplement (London) Agatha Christie proves that if you really are good enough, you can break all the ‘rules’ and still come up with a winner. –Anne Perry, New York Times bestselling author of the Thomas Pitt and William Monk series of Victorian mysteries Miss Marple was an old lady now, knowing that a scent for evil was still, in the evening of her days, her peculiar gift. –Times Literary Supplement (London)
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