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Politika

It is 1999. The sudden death of Russia’s president has thrown the Russian Federation into chaos. Devastating crop failures have left millions in the grip of famine, and an uprising seems inevitable. One of Russia’s provisional leaders asks the American president for help. But the whole world is watching when a deadly terrorist attack stuns the United States – and evidence points to the Russian parliament. Amidst the turmoil in Russia, American businessman Roger Gordian finds his multinational corporation and its employees in jeopardy. Determined to find those responsible for the attack, he calls upon his crisis control team to intervene. But Gordian doesn’t realize how far the terrorists will go – and how much he has to lose…

Polar Shift

SUMMARY: When the leader of an antiglobalization group plans to use the sixty-year-old findings of a Hungarian genius to create a polar shift and give the industrialized nations a jolt before reversing the effect, the NUMA Special Assignments Team must stop him. Reprint.

Polar Quest

Polar Quest (Rogue Angel Series #16) by Alex Archer
When archaeologist Annja Creed reluctantly agrees to help an old colleague on a dig in Antarctica, she wonders what he’s gotten her into. It turns out that her former associate has found a necklace made of an unknown metal depicting three snakes. He claims it’s over forty thousand years old—and that it may not have earthly origins.
As the pair conduct their research, Annja soon realizes she has more to worry about than being caught in snowslides. Because everyone is hiding something—from her friend, to the U.S. military personnel guarding the site. With no one to trust and someone out to kill her, Annja has nowhere to turn. And everything to lose.

Poirot Loses a Client

An elderly spinster has been poisoned in her country home. Everyone blamed Emily’s accident on a rubber ball left on the stairs by her frisky terrier. But the more she thought about her fall, the more convinced she became that one of her relatives was trying to kill her. On April 17th she wrote her suspicions in a letter to Hercule Poirot. Mysteriously he didn’t receive the letter until June 28th… by which time Emily was already dead.

Poirot Investigates

Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot Series) by Agatha Christie
What do a movie star, an archaeologist, a French maid, a prime minister, a wealthy dowager, and an Italian count have in common? Half of them have fallen victim to a terrible crime. The others have fallen under suspicion. Leave the deductions to Hercule Poirot.

Point of Impact

2011: Atlantic City is packed with tourists, but the holiday atmosphere ends when an unarmed man turns into a human wrecking ball, tearing a casino apart with his bare hands and throwing cops around like rag dolls. It takes two dozen 9mm rounds to put him down. Suddenly there’s a new designer drug on the streets – a drug that can give you unbelievable strength and immunity from pain – and it’s being sold via the Net from addresses that are virtually impossible to track. If Net Force can’t break the producers’ security and destroy the supply at source, the world could be in for an epidemic of violence that will be literally unstoppable…

The Poetic Species

Provides a manifesto for activists in education and conservation—as Wilson and Hass explain how the close observation of nature, which is central to both poetry and science, can rouse the conservationist in all of us, the conversation becomes a powerful treatise on the necessity of achieving consilience (an interdisciplinary unity of knowledge between science and the humanities) and the value of narrative to inspire social and civic responsibility.

Features two bestselling writers and educators, a foreword by Poets House Executive Director Lee Briccetti, and publication support from Poets House, which co-hosted the sold-out event between Hass and Wilson at the American Museum of Natural History in New York in December 2012.

Presented in a beautiful edition and priced for the gift market, classroom, and bookseller point-of-sale promotions.

**Recensie(s)**

World Literature Today Editor’s Pick� Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is a wonderful read in its entirety, short yet infinitely simulating. � Brain Pickings� The principle of consilience, or the unity of knowledge, infuses this conversation between biologist E. O. Wilson and poet Robert Hass. . . . The eminent duo explore echoes and parallels in their respective fields with eloquent concision, from Wilson’s advice to poets (� Colonize science ) to Hass’s musings on the interplay of selfish gene and social imperative in imagination. � Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science� The Poetic Species explores the intersection of science and the arts in relation to the staggering environmental crisis the world is encountering. I am encouraged by this call to action by both scientific and literary communities and curious about the possible responses. � World Literature Today Editor’s Pick citation� Every page offers something worth contemplating . . . The Poetic Species is a fascinating foray into the ways we’re connected to each other and the natural world� highly recommended reading. � Rosemary & Reading Glasses World Literature Today Editor’s Pick Enchanting. . . . The Poetic Species is a wonderful read in its entirety, short yet infinitely simulating. -Brain Pickings The principle of consilience, or the unity of knowledge, infuses this conversation between biologist E. O. Wilson and poet Robert Hass. . . . The eminent duo explore echoes and parallels in their respective fields with eloquent concision, from Wilson’s advice to poets ( Colonize science ) to Hass’s musings on the interplay of selfish gene and social imperative in imagination. -Nature: International Weekly Journal of Science The Poetic Species explores the intersection of science and the arts in relation to the staggering environmental crisis the world is encountering. I am encouraged by this call to action by both scientific and literary communities and curious about the possible responses. -World Literature Today Editor’s Pick citation Every page offers something worth contemplating . . . The Poetic Species is a fascinating foray into the ways we’re connected to each other and the natural world-highly recommended reading. -Rosemary & Reading Glasses
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A Pocketful of Rye

A handful of grain is found in the pocket of a murdered businessman! Rex Fortescue, king of a financial empire, was sipping tea in his ‘counting house’ when he suffered an agonising and sudden death. On later inspection, the pockets of the deceased were found to contain traces of cereals. Yet, it was the incident in the parlour which confirmed Jane Marple’s suspicion that here she was looking at a case of crime by rhyme!

Plundered by Pirates

“Now your girl will please my men or you can both feed the sharks.”
When sails are sighted flying no nation’s flag, the ship knows they’re in trouble. It’s proof that they never should have brought the Captain’s **little girl** on board. Women are bad luck at sea.
Now the pirates claim she must please the **entire crew**.
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Plum Spooky

Plum Spooky (Stephanie Plum Between-the-Numbers #4) by Janet Evanovich
The First Full Length Stephanie Plum Between-the-Numbers Novel from #1 Bestselling Author Janet Evanovich.
Turn on all the lights and check under your bed. Things are about to get spooky in Trenton, New Jersey. According to legend, the Jersey Devil prowls the Pine Barrens and soars above the treetops in the dark of night. As eerie as this might seem, there are things in the Barrens that are even more frightening and dangerous. And there are monkeys. Lots of monkeys. Wulf Grimoire is a world wanderer and an opportunist who can kill without remorse and disappear like smoke. He’s chosen Martin Munch, boy genius, as his new business partner, and he’s chosen the Barrens as his new playground. Munch received his doctorate degree in quantum physics when he was twenty-two. He’s now twenty-four, and while his brain is large, his body hasn’t made it out of the boys’ department at Macy’s. Anyone who says good things come in small packages hasn’t met Munch. Wulf Grimoire is looking for world domination. Martin Munch would be happy if he could just get a woman naked and tied to a tree. Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum has Munch on her most-wanted list for failure to appear in court. Plum is the all-American girl stuck in an uncomfortable job, succeeding on luck and tenacity. Usually she gets her man. This time she gets a monkey. She also gets a big guy named Diesel. Diesel pops in and out of Plum’s life like birthday cake – delicious to look at and taste, not especially healthy as a steady diet, gone by the end of the week if not sooner. He’s an über bounty hunter with special skills when it comes to tracking men and pleasing women. He’s after Grimoire, and now he’s also after Munch. And if truth were told, he wouldn’t mind setting Stephanie Plum in his crosshairs. Diesel and Plum hunt down Munch and Grimoire, following them into the Barrens, surviving cranberry bogs, the Jersey Devil, a hair-raising experience, sand in their underwear, and, of course . . . monkeys.

Plum Lucky

A Between-the-Numbers Novel
Looking to get lucky?
Stephanie Plum is back “between-the-numbers” and she’s looking to get lucky in an Atlantic City hotel room, in a Winnebago and with a brown-eyed stud who has stolen her heart.
Stephanie Plum has a way of attracting danger, lunatics, oddballs, bad luck… and mystery men. And no one is more mysterious than the unmentionable Diesel. He’s back and hot on the trail of a little man in green pants who’s lost a giant bag of money. Problem is the money isn’t exactly lost. Stephanie’s Grandma Mazur has found it, and like any good Jersey senior citizen she’s high-tailed it in a Winnebago to Atlantic City and hit the slots. With Lula and Connie in tow, Stephanie attempts to bring Grandma home. But the luck of the Irish is rubbing off on everyone. Lula’s found a job modeling plus size lingerie. Connie’s found a guy. Diesel’s found Stephanie. And Stephanie has found herself in over her head with a caper involving thrice stolen money, a racehorse, a car chase and a bad case of hives. PLUM LUCKY is an all-you-can-eat buffet of thrills, chills, shrimp cocktail, plus-size underwear and scorching hot men. It’s a “between the numbers” treat no Evanovich fan will want to miss!
Janet Evanovich is the # 1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels, and HOW I WRITE: Secrets of a Bestselling Author. She lives in New Hampshire and Florida.
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Plum Lovin’

Plum Lovin’ (Stephanie Plum Between-the-Numbers #2) by Janet Evanovich
From #1 blockbuster bestselling author Janet Evanovich comes a Stephanie Plum novel that takes adventure, action, suspense (and maybe even true love?) to new heights.
Watch your back…
Look both ways…
Because love is in the air…
And that means big trouble!
Mysterious men have a way of showing up in Stephanie Plum’s apartment. When the shadowy Diesel appears, he has a task for Stephanie — and he’s not taking no for an answer. Annie Hart is a “relationship expert” who is wanted for armed robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. Stephanie needs to find her, fast. Diesel knows where she is. So they make a deal: He’ll help her get Annie if Stephanie plays matchmaker to several of Annie’s most difficult clients. But someone wants to find Annie even more than Diesel and Stephanie. Someone with a nasty temper. And someone with “unmentionable” skills. Does Diesel know more that he’s saying about Annie Hart? Does Diesel have secrets he’s keeping from Stephanie and the two men in her life — Ranger and Morelli? With Stephanie Plum in over her head, things are sure to get a little dicey and a little explosive, Jersey style!
Janet Evanovich is the #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, twelve romance novels, the Alexandra Barnaby novels, and *How I Write: Secrets of a Bestselling Author*. She lives in New Hampshire and Florida.
Visit Janet Evanovich’s Web site at www.Evanovich.com, or write her at P.O. Box 5487, Hanover, NH 03755.

Playing Hard to Master

**Pleasure and pain once again intertwine in the second installment of Sparrow Beckett’s Masters Unleashed series, following *Finding Master Right*.**

Known as a brat in the kink community, Everly can intimidate even the most experienced Dom. Then she meets Ambrose, a dominant who finds her ways amusing. Not only does he charm the pants off her, he makes her crave his mastery.

After being abandoned by his submissive, Ambrose has avoided any serious connections—until he meets Everly, who refuses to be ignored. But just when he thinks he’s found the perfect sub, he finds out she’s an anti-poverty activist with harsh opinions about the rich. Telling her he’s wealthy will ruin everything, but he can’t collar her with a huge lie hanging over them.

Will the best thing that’s ever happened to him walk away when she finds out the truth?
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“I fell in love with Konstantin and Varushka. Their story was deliciously sexy and sweet.”—*New York Times* and *USA Today* bestselling author Annabel Joseph
“Sparrow Beckett gives BDSM a fun, fresh, and flirty edge with *To Have and to Master*, a refreshingly delightful take on arranged marriages in a modern twist…I could not read fast enough!”—*New York Times* bestselling author Jessica Clare
“Snappy dialogue and great pacing make for a breathless, glorious ride in Sparrow Beckett’s *Finding Master Right*! Provocative, sassy and dangerous—a sensually lethal combination!”—*New York Times* bestselling author Eden Bradley
“An engaging, page-turning read. I was rooting for Banner and Kate’s happily ever after!”—International bestselling author Sierra Cartwright
“The writing duo Sparrow Beckett has a winner in their…Masters Unleashed series.”—*RT Book Reviews* (4 Stars)
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Playing for Pizza

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Rick Dockery was the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually got into the game. With a 17-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provided what was arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he became a national laughingstock—and was immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But all Rick knows is football, and he insists that his agent find a team that needs him. Against enormous odds, Rick finally gets a job—as the *starting *quarterback for the Mighty Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm. And now they’ve got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesn’t speak a word of Italian. To say that Italy—the land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and *football americano*—holds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement. . . .

The Player of Games

The Player of Games (Culture Series #2) by Iain M. Banks
The Culture – a human/machine symbiotic society – has thrown up many great Game Players, and one of the greatest is Gurgeh. Jernau Morat Gurgeh. The Player of Games. Master of every board, computer and strategy. Bored with success, Gurgeh travels to the Empire of Azad, cruel and incredibly wealthy, to try their fabulous game…a game so complex, so like life itself, that the winner becomes emperor. Mocked, blackmailed, almost murdered, Gurgeh accepts the game, and with it the challenge of his life – and very possibly his death.
Praise for Iain M. Banks:
“Poetic, humorous, baffling, terrifying, sexy — the books of Iain M. Banks are all these things and more” — *NME*
“An exquisitely riotous tour de force of the imagination which writes its own rules simply for the pleasure of breaking them.” — *Time Out*