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James Bond: Casino Royale

Ian Fleming’s literary debut of British Secret Service agent 007 is stylishly adapted to the sequential art medium by Van Jensen and Matt Southworth in the official James Bond: Casino Royale graphic novel. Sent to a French casino in Royale-les-Eaux, Bond aims to eliminate the threat of the deadly Le Chiffre by bankrupting the ruthless SMERSH operative at the baccarat table. However, when the luck of the draw favors his enemy, 007 becomes the target of assassins and torturers in a high-stakes game of cat-and-mouse.

James Bond 07 – Goldfinger

Goldfinger ist Ian Flemings siebter Bond-Roman und führt den britischen Geheimagenten um die ganze Welt, um einen von Gold besessenen Größenwahnsinnigen aufzuhalten … Auric Goldfinger: grausam, schlau, frustrierend vorsichtig. Er betrügt beim Canasta und ist ein Gauner im großen Stil, der auch im alltäglichen Leben ständig krumme Dinger dreht. Er ist die Art von Mann, die James Bond hasst. Daher ist es ein Glück für Bond, dass er im Auftrag der Bank von England und des MI5 herausfinden soll, was der reichste Mann des Landes mit seinem unrechtmäßig erworbenen Vermögen vorhat – und in welcher Verbindung er zu SMERSCH steht, dem gefürchteten sowjetischen Korps, das Jagd auf Spione macht. Doch sobald er sich erst einmal in der Organisation dieses gefährlichen Verbrechers befindet, wird 007 klar, dass Goldfingers Pläne grandioser – und tödlicher – sind, als man sich je hätte vorstellen können. Er plant nicht nur den größten Goldraub in der Geschichte, sondern auch Massenmord … Jeder kennt sie: die teils stark von den Vorlagen abweichenden Verfilmungen der James-Bond-Romane. Pünktlich zum 50-jährigen Jubliäum der Filmreihe gilt es die Ian-Fleming-Originale erstmals im “Director’s Cut” zu entdecken! Endlich wird es möglich sein, Titel wie “Goldfinger”, “Thunderball” oder “You Only Live Twice” komplett in ungekürzten Übersetzungen und mit den ursprünglichen Kapitelabschnitten und -überschriften zu lesen. Es verspricht eine einzigartige James-Bond-Bibliothek zu werden, die dazu einlädt, dem Kult um den britischen Gentleman-Geheimdienstler mit der “Lizenz zum Töten” auf den Grund zu gehen.

The Island Deception

**Continuing the exciting adventures from *The Rogue Retrieval* , *The Island Deception* blends fun and mystery into a brilliant new portal fantasy from Dan Koboldt.** What happens in Las Vegas stays in Las Vegas. But what happens after you step through a portal to another world, well… For stage magician Quinn Bradley, he thought his time in Alissia was over. He’d done his job for the mysterious company CASE Global Enterprises, and now his name is finally on the marquee of one of the biggest Vegas casinos. And yet, for all the accolades, he definitely feels something is missing. He can create the most amazing illusions on Earth, but he’s also tasted *true* power. *Real* magic. He misses it. Luckily—or not—CASE Global is not done with him, and they want him to go back. The first time, he was tasked with finding a missing researcher. Now, though, he has another task: Help take Richard Holt *down*. It’s impossible to be in Vegas and *not* be a gambler. And while Quinn might not like his odds—a wyvern nearly ate him the last time he was in Alissia—if he plays his cards right, he might be able to aid his friends. He also might learn how to use real magic himself.   **

Ironfoot

***A FINALIST FOR THE 2018 ENDEAVOUR AWARD***/b>A lowly enchanter finds himself entangled in a plot to assassinate the king in a new historical fantasy series set in twelfth century England.Medieval magic, murder, and mayhem! It is 1164, and for a hundred years England has been ruled by the Normans. A young Saxon boy named Durwin, crippled by a childhood accident, had caught the eye of a Norman sage teaching at a rural school of magic. Realizing that the boy had promise, Durwin was made stable boy, and eventually allowed to attend classes. Now twenty, Durwin is proficient enough that he is assigned to teach, but the other sages refuse to promote him and he is hassled by the Norman juniors for his disability. But those troubles turn out to be the least of his worries when he manages to corrects errors in an ancient corrupted spell, which promptly prophesies murder. Sure enough, word soon reaches the school that one of the local count’s house sages has died, perhaps slain by black magic. Durwin is whisked away to the family’s castle, only to find that one death was only the beginning. The young sage quickly learns of a dizzying plot to assassinate King Henry. Dropped into the middle of the complex politics of England’s royal courts, can Durwin stop them in time?

Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook: Easy Recipes for Fast & Healthy Meals

**With over 500,000 copies sold—enjoy 100+ easy, wholesome, customizable recipes offered in the #1 bestselling official Instant Pot® cookbook.** There’s nothing the Instant Pot® can’t do—and with the right cookbook in hand, there’s nothing you can’t cook. *The Instant Pot® Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook* will teach you to create a variety of healthy, easy-to-make recipes with confidence. From savory breakfasts and hearty stews to decadent desserts and more, this Instant Pot® cookbook is sure to satisfy everyone at the table. In the pages of this bestselling Instant Pot® cookbook you’ll find: **100+ no-fuss meals** with options for vegetarian, gluten-free, and Paleo-friendly diets **Low-maintenance recipe guidelines** including pressure levels and cooking times **Handy prep-time labels** that specify meals that cook in 20 minutes or longer (45+ minutes), as well as kid-friendly dishes Perfect for beginners or long-time enthusiasts, this Instant Pot® cookbook is your A-Z guide for all things Instant Pot®. “For this busy mom, [the Instant Pot] was like learning to cook all over again…until I got this Instant Pot cookbook. Whether you are new to the Instant Pot or you are a pressure-cooker pro, this Instant Pot cookbook needs to be in your kitchen!” **—Julie Clark, *Tastes of Lizzy T* blog** “This Instant Pot cookbook has everything you need to know to use your Instant Pot…I highly recommend [it], It has been the best purchase I made since getting my Instant Pot.” **―LMFerron, Amazon Top 500 Reviewer**

Influence

*Influence* , the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say “yes”—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, evidence-based research along with a three-year program of study on what moves people to change behavior has resulted in this highly acclaimed book. You’ll learn the six universal principles, how to use them to become a skilled persuader—and how to defend yourself against them. Perfect for people in all walks of life, the principles of *Influence* will move you toward profound personal change and act as a driving force for your success. Some images that appeared in the print edition of this book are unavailable in the electronic edition due to rights reasons.

In Dread Silence

(WARNING: Contains violence, strong language and adult content)A mission to a forgotten planet. A disgraced admiral facing an implacable foe. And on the forefront of battle, the dreaded Warp Marines.As the greatest power in the galaxy launches a major offensive into human space, a small expedition ventures into the unknown, searching for a weapon that may turn the tide for the beleaguered United Stars of America. But will digging around the lost ruins of an ancient – and evil – civilization provide the answers the US needs, or bring destruction to the entire galaxy?

The imagineers of war

**The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.**
Founded in 1958 in response to the launch of Sputnik, the agency’s original mission was to create “the unimagined weapons of the future.” Over the decades, DARPA has been responsible for countless inventions and technologies that extend well beyond military technology. Sharon Weinberger gives us a riveting account of DARPA’s successes and failures, its remarkable innovations, and its wild-eyed schemes. We see how the threat of nuclear Armageddon sparked investment in computer networking, leading to the Internet, as well as to a proposal to power a missile-destroying particle beam by draining the Great Lakes. We learn how DARPA was responsible during the Vietnam War for both Agent Orange and the development of the world’s first armed drones, and how after 9/11 the agency sparked a national controversy over surveillance with its data-mining research. And we see how DARPA’s success with self-driving cars was followed by disappointing contributions to the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
Weinberger has interviewed more than one hundred former Pentagon officials and scientists involved in DARPA’s projects—many of whom have never spoken publicly about their work with the agency—and pored over countless declassified records from archives around the country, documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, and exclusive materials provided by sources. *The Imagineers of War* is a compelling and groundbreaking history in which science, technology, and politics collide.
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I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream

Harlan Ellison has won more awards for imaginative literature than any other living author, but only aficionados of Ellison’s singular work have been aware of another of his passions … he is a great oral interpreter of his stories. His recordings have been difficult to obtain … by his choice. In 1999, for the first time, he was lured into the studio to record this stunning retrospective. Contents include: an original introduction; I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream; Laugh Track Grail; “Repent, Harlequin!” said the Ticktockman; The Very Last Day of a Good Woman; The Time of the Eye; Paladin of the Lost Hour; The Lingering Scent of Woodsmoke; and A Boy and His Dog (source of the cult motion picture). This recording is the winner of the International Horror Writers Bram Stoker Award for outstanding non-print media.

Huon of the Horn

A tale of that Duke of Bordeaux who came to sorrow at the hands of Charlemagne & yet won the favor of Oberon, the elf king, to his lasting fame & great glory. This is a later addition to the Charlemagne cycle last translated into English by Sir John Bourchier (Lord Berners) as “Boke of Duke Huon de Burdeux” in 1534 & adapted by Andre Norton in 1951. “An unusual tho circumscribed item, this translation of the 1534 English version of the romance of Huon of Bordeaux, included in the cycle of the Charlemagne Saga. With relaxed sentence structure which nevertheless retains some of the archaic flavor of the Lord Berners translation, the several legends of the hero who became a friend of the King of the Fariries & later ruler of Fairyland is told in brief episodes. Actually, in spite of a profusion of serpents, elves & magic props, the incidents don’t have the universal appeal of some of the Arthur legends, for example, or the Roland tales. Huon’s struggles against the Saracens, his meetin

Human

Human is the last tale of The Final Fall of Man. You’re strongly advised to start from Eejit and work your way through, but what do we know? We’ve never read the series starting from here. Maybe it’s fantastic this way. Maybe this is the only way it makes sense. That’s the thing about reading – you never really know, do you?
In this last gripping instalment of the 8-book Final Fall of man series, all the questions are answered and all the mysteries revealed, and then even bigger questions and mysteries turn out to somehow be hiding behind them, but that’s always the way, with questions and mysteries. There are some surprises in store and some heartache too, but if you’ve made it this far I guess you’re pretty tough. And if you really are starting with this book … well, good luck. Wear a helmet. Have fun.
If you’re going to go out on a song, make it a beautiful, beautiful song. And if you can’t do that, well – make it deafening.
Captain First Grade Çrom Skelliglyph cordially invites you to the Final Fall of Man.
Join the crew of the Astro Tramp 400 as she flies out.
One last time.
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Human is the last tale of The Final Fall of Man. You’re strongly advised to start from Eejit and work your way through, but what do we know? We’ve never read the series starting from here. Maybe it’s fantastic this way. Maybe this is the only way it makes sense. That’s the thing about reading – you never really know, do you?
In this last gripping instalment of the 8-book Final Fall of man series, all the questions are answered and all the mysteries revealed, and then even bigger questions and mysteries turn out to somehow be hiding behind them, but that’s always the way, with questions and mysteries. There are some surprises in store and some heartache too, but if you’ve made it this far I guess you’re pretty tough. And if you really are starting with this book … well, good luck. Wear a helmet. Have fun.
If you’re going to go out on a song, make it a beautiful, beautiful song. And if you can’t do that, well – make it deafening.
Captain First Grade Çrom Skelliglyph cordially invites you to the Final Fall of Man.
Join the crew of the Astro Tramp 400 as she flies out.
One last time.

Howl’s Moving Castle

Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl’s castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there’s far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye.

How to Practice Shamatha Meditation

In 1988, Gen Lamrimpa, a Tibetan monk, led a one-year retreat in the Pacific Northwest, during which a group of Western meditators devoted themselves to the practice of meditative quiescence ( *shamatha* ). This book is a record of the oral teachings he gave to this group at the outset of the retreat. The teachings are brought to life by Gen Lamrimpa’s warmth, humor, and extensive personal experience as a contemplative recluse. An invaluable practical guide for those seeking to develop greater attentional stability and clarity, this work will be of considerable interest to meditators, psychologists, and all others who are concerned with the potentials of the human mind.

How to Cook Everything: Simple Recipes for Great Food

**Great Food Made Simple**
Here’s the breakthrough one-stop cooking reference for today’s generation of cooks! Nationally known cooking authority Mark Bittman shows you how to prepare great food for all occasions using simple techniques, fresh ingredients, and basic kitchen equipment. Just as important, ***How to Cook Everything*** takes a relaxed, straightforward approach to cooking, so you can enjoy yourself in the kitchen and still achieve outstanding results.
Praise for ***How to Cook Everything*** by Mark Bittman:
“In his introduction to ***How to Cook Everything***, Mark Bittman says, ‘Anyone can cook, and most everyone should.’ Now, hopefully everyone will — this work is a rare achievement. Mark is in that pantheon of a few gifted cook/writers who make very, very good food simple and accessible. I read his recipes and my mouth waters. I read his directions and head for the kitchen. Bravo, Mark, for taking us away from take-out and back to the fun of food.”
— Lynne Rossetto Kasper, host of the international public radio show “The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper”
“Mark Bittman is the best home cook I know, and ***How to Cook Everything*** is the best basic cookbook I’ve seen.”
— Jean-Georges Vongerichten, award-winning chef/owner of Jean-Georges
“Useful to the novice cook or the professional chef, ***How to Cook Everything*** is a tour de force cookbook by Mark Bittman. Mark lends his considerable knowledge and clear, concise writing style to explanations of techniques and quick, classic recipes. This is a complete, reliable cookbook.”
— Jacques Pepin, chef, cookbook author, and host of his own PBS television series
“Sometimes all the things that a particular person does best come together in a burst of synergy, and the result is truly marvelous. This book is just such an instance. Mark Bittman is not only the best home cook we know, he is also a born teacher, a gifted writer, and a canny kitchen tactician who combines great taste with eminent practicality. Put it all together and you have ***How to Cook Everything***, a cookbook that will inspire American home cooks not only today but for years to come.”
— John Willoughby and Chris Schlesinger, coauthors of *License to Grill*
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The House of Binding Thorns

**The multi-award-winning author of *The House of Shattered Wings* continues her Dominion of the Fallen saga as Paris endures the aftermath of a devastating arcane war . . .** As the city rebuilds from the onslaught of sorcery that nearly destroyed it, the great Houses of Paris, ruled by fallen angels, still contest one another for control over the capital. House Silverspires was once the most powerful, but just as it sought to rise again, an ancient evil brought it low. Phillippe, an immortal who escaped the carnage, has a singular goal – to resurrect someone he lost. But the cost of such magic might be more than he can bear. In House Hawthorn, Madeleine the alchemist has had her addiction to angel essence savagely broken. Struggling to live on, she is forced on a perilous diplomatic mission to the underwater dragon kingdom – and finds herself in the midst of intrigues that have already caused one previous emissary to mysteriously disappear . . . As the Houses seek a peace more devastating than war, those caught between new fears and old hatreds must find strength – or fall prey to a magic that seeks to bind all to its will. ‘A superb blend of intrigue, mystery and magic and urban fantasy; it’s brilliantly written; and the story is gripping’ Civilian Reader