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The Adventures of Button

– Xlibris Podcast Part 1: http://www.xlibrispodcasts.com/adventures-of-button-broken-tail-1/
– Xlibris Podcast Part 2: http://www.xlibrispodcasts.com/adventures-of-button-broken-tail-2/
– Xlibris Podcast Part 3: http://www.xlibrispodcasts.com/adventures-of-button-broken-tail-3/
– Xlibris Podcast Part 4: http://www.xlibrispodcasts.com/adventures-of-button-broken-tail-4/
– Xlibris Podcast Part 5: http://www.xlibrispodcasts.com/adventures-of-button-broken-tail-5/
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THE ADVENTURE OF THE YELLOW FACE

“The Adventure of the Yellow Face”, one of the 56 short Sherlock Holmes stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is the third tale from The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. It was first published in Strand Magazine in 1893 with original illustrations by Sidney Paget.
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The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist: No. 32

The Adventure of the Solitary Cyclist: – Sherlock Holmes ILLUSTRATED EDITION Another adventure by the brilliant Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective is presented for mental stimulation and your enjoyment. Once again Holmes will come to the “only logical conclusion” as he solves yet another mystery. After all, “It’s elementary, Watson!” Sure to be enjoyed by all. Recommended by The Gunston Trust for Nonviolence in Literature for Children & Young Adults. Ages Adult & Young Adult+

The Adventure of the Gloria Scott

The Adventure of the Gloria Scott by Arthur Conan Doyle, Sidney Paget
The Adventure of the Gloria Scott, one of the 56 Sherlock Holmes short stories written by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 12 stories in the cycle collected as The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. It is chronologically the earliest case in Sherlock Holmes canon. This story is related mainly by Holmes rather than Watson, and is the first case to which Holmes applied his powers of deduction, having treated it as a mere hobby until this time.
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Conan Doyle was also a fervent advocate of justice and personally investigated two closed cases, which led to two men being exonerated of the crimes of which they were accused. The first case, in 1906, involved a shy half-British, half-Indian lawyer named George Edalji who had allegedly penned threatening letters and mutilated animals. Police were set on Edalji’s conviction, even though the mutilations continued after their suspect was jailed.
The second case, that of Oscar Slater, a German Jew and gambling-den operator convicted of bludgeoning an 82-year-old woman in Glasgow in 1908, excited Conan Doyle’s curiosity because of inconsistencies in the prosecution case and a general sense that Slater was not guilty. He ended up paying most of the costs for Slater’s successful appeal in 1928.

Adventure of the Christmas Pudding and other stories

First came a sinister warning to Poirot not to eat any plum pudding…then the discovery of corpse in chest…next, an overheard quarrel that led to murder…the strange case of the of the dead man who altered his eating habits..and the puzzle of the victim who dreamt his own suicide. What links these six baffling cases? The distinctive hand of the queen of crime fiction

Adriano in Siria Opera Drammatica Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro Del Buon-Ritiro, Festeggiandosi Il Gloriosissimo Giorno Natalizio Di D Ferd

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfectionssuch as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed worksworldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Adriano In Siria. Opera Drammatica Da Rappresentarsi Nel Regio Teatro Del Buon-Ritiro, Festeggiandosi Il Gloriosissimo Giorno Natalizio Di … D. Ferdinando VI … Pietro Metastasio en la oficina de Miguel Escrivano, 1757

Adam & Eve

What Happened To Eden?
The *New York Times* bestselling author of *Ahab’s Wife*, *Four Spirits*, and *Abundance* returns with a daring and provocative novel that envisions a world where science and faith contend for the allegiance of a new Adam & Eve.
Hours before his untimely—and highly suspicious—death, world-renowned astrophysicist Thom Bergmann shares his discovery of extraterrestrial life with his wife, Lucy. Feeling that the warring world is not ready to learn of—or accept—proof of life elsewhere in the universe, Thom entrusts Lucy with his computer flash drive, which holds the keys to his secret work.
Devastated by Thom’s death, Lucy keeps the secret, but Thom’s friend, anthropologist Pierre Saad, contacts Lucy with an unusual and dangerous request about another sensitive matter. Pierre needs Lucy to help him smuggle a newly discovered artifact out of Egypt: an ancient codex concerning the human authorship of the Book of Genesis. Offering a reinterpretation of the creation story, the document is sure to threaten the foundation of the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religions . . . and there are those who will stop at nothing to suppress it.
Midway through the daring journey, Lucy’s small plane goes down on a slip of verdant land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the Middle East. Burned in the crash landing, she is rescued by Adam, a delusional American soldier whose search for both spiritual and carnal knowledge has led to madness. Blessed with youth, beauty, and an unsettling innocence, Adam gently tends to Lucy’s wounds, and in this quiet, solitary paradise, a bond between the unlikely pair grows. Ultimately, Lucy and Adam forsake their half-mythical Eden and make their way back toward civilization, where members of an ultraconservative religious cult are determined to deprive the world of the knowledge Lucy carries.

Acts of Faith

SUMMARY: Philip Caputo’s tragic and epically ambitious new novel is set in Sudan, where war is a permanent condition. Into this desolate theater come aid workers, missionaries, and mercenaries of conscience whose courage and idealism sometimes coexist with treacherous moral blindness. There’s the entrepreneurial American pilot who goes from flying food and medicine to smuggling arms, the Kenyan aid worker who can’t help seeing the tawdry underside of his enterprise, and the evangelical Christian who comes to Sudan to redeem slaves and falls in love with a charismatic rebel commander. As their fates intersect and our understanding of their characters deepens, it becomes apparent that Acts of Faith is one of those rare novels that combine high moral seriousness with irresistible narrative wizardry.

Act of Will

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*Act of Will* is a boisterous fantasy adventure that introduces us to Will Hawthorne, a medieval actor and playwright who flees the authorities only to find himself inextricably bound to a group of high-minded adventurers on a deadly mission. Will travels with them to a distant land where they are charged with the investigation and defeat of a ruthless army of mystical horsemen, who appear out of the mist leaving death and devastation in their wake.
In the course of Will’s uneasy alliance with his new protectors, he has to get his pragmatic mind to accept selfless heroism (which he thinks is absurd) and magic (which he doesn’t believe in). Will must eventually decide where his loyalties really lie and how much he is prepared to do–and believe–to stand up for them.

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Accidentally the Sheikh’s Wife

Accidentally the Sheikh’s Wife by Barbara McMahon
For Bethanne Saunders, flying Sheikh Rashid al Harum’s private plane has its perks. When her feet touch the ground it’s on the plush carpet of his sumptuous palace. And just being near gorgeous Rashid makes her feel on cloud nine!
Bethanne has all the luxury she can handle—until suddenly she’s promoted to princess! But the dazzling rock on her finger is a stark reminder that it’s a convenient engagement. Everyone knows sheikhs don’t fall for ordinary girls from Texas….

The Accident Man

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Meet the Accident Man, Samuel Carver
Carver is a good guy who makes bad things happen to bad people. Drug-baron’s helicopter develops mechanical failure mid-flight: Samuel Carver. Terrorist blown-up in his own bomb factory: Samuel Carver. Ex-SAS, now freelance mercenary he is the frontline weapon of the ‘Consortium’, a black-ops British government outfit, or is it?
Carver is called to do a hit at very short notice. *Do this job for us and be paid very well. Refuse and you better run and hide.* He believes the target to be a high-ranking Pakistani terrorist. The job is to organise a car crash in a Paris underpass.
But Carver is being set up. When he discovers the real identity of his target, and more importantly the identity of the target’s female companion, he knows one thing – his life is over. This is a secret too big to let him live, unless he can track down the real villains before they get to him.
Combining the plotting of Robert Ludlum, with the pace and tension of Frederick Forsyth, Tom Cain is a major new thriller writer and *The Accident Man* is a classic in the making and launches Samuel Carver straight into the top rank of action heroes.
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“The best first thriller I have read since *The Day of the Jackal*, and that was a long time ago. With one mightly bound Tom Cain has vaulted over Archer and Grisham and stands close on Freddie Forsyth’s tail” (Wilbur Smith)
“Audacious, authentic, full of tension and tradecraft… maybe it’s true and maybe it isn’t, but either way it is a great thriller read” (Lee Child)
“The most audacious and timely thriller in years” (*Daily Mirror*)
“Fast-moving, cleverly constructed and very readable” (*Daily Mail*)
“Like the Bourne movies meets Frederick Forsyth” (*Guardian*)
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Transworld’s major new thriller signing.

Absent Friends

SUMMARY: The secrets of a group of childhood friends unravel in this haunting thriller by Edgar Award winner S. J. Rozan. Set in New York in the unforgettable aftermath of September 11, Absent Friends brilliantly captures a time and place unlike any other, as it winds through the wounded streets of New York and Staten Island…and into a maze of old crimes, damaged lives, and heartbreaking revelations. The result is not only an electrifying mystery and a riveting piece of storytelling but an elegiac novel that powerfully explores a world changed forever on a clear September morning.In a novel that will catch you off guard at every turn, and one that is guaranteed to become a classic, S. J. Rozan masterfully ratchets up the tension one revelation at a time as she dares you to ponder the bonds of friendship, the meaning of truth, and the stuff of heroism.From the Hardcover edition.