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The Valley of Bones

Anthony Powell’s universally acclaimed epic *A Dance to the Music of Time* offers a matchless panorama of twentieth-century London. Now, for the first time in decades, readers in the United States can read the books of *Dance* as they were originally published—as twelve individual novels—but with a twenty-first-century twist: they’re available only as e-books. World War II has finally broken out, and *The Valley of Bones* (1964) finds Nick Jenkins learning the military arts. A stint at a training academy in Wales introduces him to the many unusual characters the army has thrown together, from the ambitious bank clerk-turned-martinet, Gwatkin, to the hopelessly slovenly yet endearing washout, Bithel. Even during wartime, however, domestic life proceeds, as a pregnant Isobel nears her term and her siblings’ romantic lives take unexpected turns—their affairs of the heart lent additional urgency by the ever-darkening shadow of war. “Anthony Powell is the best living English novelist by far. His admirers are addicts, let us face it, held in thrall by a magician.”– *Chicago* *Tribune* “A book which creates a world and explores it in depth, which ponders changing relationships and values, which creates brilliantly living and diverse characters and then watches them grow and change in their milieu. . . . Powell’s world is as large and as complex as Proust’s.”–Elizabeth Janeway, *New York* *Times* “One of the most important works of fiction since the Second World War. . . . The novel looked, as it began, something like a comedy of manners; then, for a while, like a tragedy of manners; now like a vastly entertaining, deeply melancholy, yet somehow courageous statement about human experience.”–Naomi Bliven, *New Yorker* “The most brilliant and penetrating novelist we have.”–Kingsley Amis

Vagabond

In a sequel to The Archer’s Tale, young Thomas of Hookton has his first experience of naval warfare during the Hundred Years War while pursuing his father’s murderer, a man who also stole the Holy Grail from the Hookton family’s ancient church. Reprint. **

The Ultimate Guide to Raised Beds

Using a raised bed is a great way to get started with growing a vegetable garden. But if you’re just getting started, the question is: how to build a raised garden bed?
This book answers the question by providing a variety of methods for constructing a raised garden bed. Written by a veteran urban gardener, the book shares many tips about raised bed gardening, such as:
*constructing attractive front yard vegetable garden beds;
*how to build raised beds with a tight budget;
*shaping a bed that fits more plants per linear foot than the usual rectangular bed; and even
*creating a bed that will self-water and self-fertilize.
From describing the benefits of raised beds, to illustrating efficient ways to design your plantings – including a variety of ways to incorporate vertical supports – this book (50+ pages) about how to build raised beds shows you how to grow vegetables in the most space-, time- and money-saving ways possible.
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Emily Josephine has been studying, teaching and writing on the subject of natural health and nutrition since the late 1990s. A health nut and a homesteader, she can be found, at various times, harvesting fresh produce from her garden, managing the household finances, making fresh milk yogurt and kefir, and homeschooling her son. Her passion is to help others create the most healthy, fulfilling life possible, while working tirelessly to improve her own.

U.S. Army Guerrilla Warfare Handbook

They can be swift, silent, and deadly. That’s why armed guerrillas are feared by even the largest, best-equipped fighting forces. No tank, rocket-propelled grenade, or infantry battalion can match the guerrilla team’s ability to exact brutality with precision, instill fear in enemy hearts, and viciously deflate morale. From the snows of Korea to the jungles of Southeast Asia to the mountains of Afghanistan, the U.S. Army has employed guerrilla tactics to deadly effect. Those tactics and techniques, being used today by U.S. soldiers, are laid out in the *U.S. Army Guerrilla Warfare Handbook*.
Employing small, heavily-armed, and well-oiled fire teams, guerrilla warfare has played an invaluable role in the success of nearly every U.S. campaign for decades. Here, its methods are detailed: raids and ambushes, demolition, counterintelligence, mining and sniping, psychological warfare, communications, and much more. This is an inside look at the guerrilla strategies and weapons that have come to be feared by enemies and respected by allies. Not another outside perspective or commentary on unconventional warfare, this is the original—of use to soldiers in the field and to anyone with an interest in military tactics.

The Two Towers

Building on the story begun in The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring, this is the second part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring an exclusive cover image from the film, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth. Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard, Gandalf, in the battle with an evil spirit in the Mines of Moria; and at the Falls of Rauros, Boromir, seduced by the power of the Ring, tried to seize it by force. While Frodo and Sam made their escape the rest of the company were attacked by Orcs. Now they continue their journey alone down the great River Anduin – alone, that is, save for the mysterious creeping figure that follows wherever they go. To celebrate the release of the first of Peter Jackson’s two-part film adaptation of The Hobbit, THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, this second part of The Lord of the Rings is available for a limited time with an exclusive cover image from Peter Jackson’s award-winning trilogy. **

Twisted

***New York Times* bestselling author Jeffery Deaver has long thrilled fans with tales of masterful villains and their nefarious ways, and the brilliant minds who bring them to justice. Now the author of the Lincoln Rhyme series has collected for the first time his award-winning, spine-tingling stories of suspense — stories that will widen your eyes and stretch your imagination.**
A beautiful woman goes to extremes to rid herself of her stalker; a daughter begs her father not to go fishing in an area where there have been a series of brutal killings; a contemporary of the playwright William Shakespeare vows to avenge his family’s ruin; and Jeffery Deaver’s most beloved character, criminalist Lincoln Rhyme, is back to solve a chilling Christmastime disappearance.
Diverse, provocative, eerie and inspired, this collection of Jeffery Deaver’s best stories exhibits the amazing range and signature plot twists that have earned him the title “master of ticking-bomb suspense” ( *People* ). With nods to O. Henry and Edgar Allan Poe, these beautifully crafted pieces, never before compiled in one volume, pulse with subtle intrigue and Deaver’s incomparable imagination.

The Twelfth Keeper Boxed Set: Books 1-3

When sixteen-year-old Kennedy Mitchell is proclaimed the world’s twelfth keeper, she thinks it’s a cruel joke. She’s no warrior. She isn’t wise beyond her years, or more importantly, capable of keeping Earth safe.
Except…no one will listen. Since all evidence says otherwise, the job is hers whether she likes it or not.
During the highly demanding training regime that follows, Kennedy struggles to fit in with Earth’s renowned protectors. Especially Phoenix Jorgensen, who openly despises her. Problem is, he may be the only one she can trust. The keepers have big secrets surrounding them. Secrets Kennedy isn’t comfortable knowing. With Phoenix’s help, she’ll have to find a way out.
Either that or die trying.
YA Sci-Fi Fantasy Romance
Space Academy
★★★★★
OTHER BOOKS IN THIS SERIES:
INFINITE NIGHT
ELECTRIC SKIES **
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When sixteen-year-old Kennedy Mitchell is proclaimed the world’s twelfth keeper, she thinks it’s a cruel joke. She’s no warrior. She isn’t wise beyond her years, or more importantly, capable of keeping Earth safe.
Except…no one will listen. Since all evidence says otherwise, the job is hers whether she likes it or not.
During the highly demanding training regime that follows, Kennedy struggles to fit in with Earth’s renowned protectors. Especially Phoenix Jorgensen, who openly despises her. Problem is, he may be the only one she can trust. The keepers have big secrets surrounding them. Secrets Kennedy isn’t comfortable knowing. With Phoenix’s help, she’ll have to find a way out.
Either that or die trying.
YA Sci-Fi Fantasy Romance
Space Academy
★★★★★
OTHER BOOKS IN THIS SERIES:
INFINITE NIGHT
ELECTRIC SKIES

The Twelfth Card

**How can Lincoln Rhyme catch a killer who leaves no trace?** **’The pace is terrific, the suspense inexorable, and there is an excellent climax . . . If you want thrills, Deaver is your man.’ – *Guardian** * Sixteen-year-old Geneva Settle is running from death. She may only be a bright high school student researching a paper on one of her ancestors, but someone sees her as a threat. Someone who will stop at nothing to prevent her from digging up the past. Someone on a mission to kill. Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs are called to the case. They may have tracked down some of the world’s most brilliant criminals, but this particular hunt is posing more questions than answers. Where will their prey strike next? What is the historic secret he’s so desperate to protect? And how can anyone catch a killer who leaves no trace? To find the answers, Sachs is going to have to search a crime scene that’s over 140 years old and attempt to uncover a secret that that may strike at the very heart of the United States constitution…

Truthmarked

In the spirit of fantasy epics like George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones and Brandon Sanderson’s The Way of Kings, The Fatemarked Epic promises immaculate world building, an ancient prophecy, a mysterious source of magic, interesting characters, war, political intrigue, and romance. The Hundred Years War rages on, with tensions between kingdoms growing ever more strained. While Annise Gäric and her forces march on Castle Hill to retake the northern throne, her cousin, Rhea Loren, wages a naval war against Blackstone. Meanwhile, Roan Loren and Gwendolyn Storm struggle to breach the gnarled, vine-choked undergrowth of the Tangle in their quest to reach Knight’s End and learn more of the true purpose of the fatemarked. In the south, a Calypsian empress is murdered, and her daughters fight to claim the empire and wage a civil war against their estranged father’s armies. In Phanes, slavery runs rampant while a rebel group fights to free the oppressed people. A master named Jai Jiroux looks to help the rebel cause, an act of treason punishable by death.Surrounding the Four Kingdoms is the pall cast by the Kings’ Bane, who continues his quest to kill eight rulers and thus fulfill the Western Oracle’s ancient prophecy, which he believes will pave to way to peace across the realms.

Trouble on Paradise: An Exforce Novella

Book ‘3.5’ in the ExForce series: While the crew of the UN Expeditionary Force’s pirate starship Flying Dutchman are enjoying a luxury vacation cruise (not!), UNEF troops are still stranded on an alien-controlled planet. Major Emily Perkins and her team are busy picking up the pieces, and it’s not easy, because there is trouble on Paradise… **
### Sinossi
Book ‘3.5’ in the ExForce series: While the crew of the UN Expeditionary Force’s pirate starship Flying Dutchman are enjoying a luxury vacation cruise (not!), UNEF troops are still stranded on an alien-controlled planet. Major Emily Perkins and her team are busy picking up the pieces, and it’s not easy, because there is trouble on Paradise…

Tremble

What if you met the man of your dreams inside a nightmare?

Not everything sounds good when you say it. Some things sound, well, just wrong. Like saying I hired a male escort to be my fiancé leading into (yeah, this is sounding bad) marriage, a fake marriage, one about money.

See, that did not sound good at all, but you’ll have to just trust me on this, that was the innocent part of the story. You know, the sunny bit before the fall. Because the rest of this story cannot be described in polite company. Not even a little.

First it gets, well, unapologetically hot and then it gets wickedly hot and then it kind of goes nuclear and becomes oh-muh-goodness hot.

That’s Lukas Dupree. He’s a-whole-nother level of naughty, but that’s not what this is about. This is about the darkness that followed–the chilling turn my story takes after he made me tremble to my core.

Maybe the choices mentioned above mean I deserved it all in the end.

I don’t know. You’ll have to tell me.

Warning: This book is hot, and funny, and more than a little dark.
Standalone. No cliffhanger — explicit language. 18+

(source: Bol.com)

The Traveler Witch

After accidentally opening a portal in her sister’s front yard with her boyfriend, Mirabelle is faced with a decision: should she embrace her Traveler Witch nature and explore a new realm of her own volition? The last time she left the Human Realm, she was nearly forced to marry a Fae Prince, and she is not eager to repeat that experience. Follow Mirabelle and Matthew as they navigate their relationship, new realms, and what powers might lie dormant in their souls.

Trapped in Wonderland

Meredith Alice Hughes has found herself falling through a portal and into Wonderland. There, she finds some of her classmates, who are actually fictional characters from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, and they use a potion to make her forget everything. Everything would have been fine, that is, until the White Rabbit tries to murder her and she finds herself in Wonderland once more. Apparently, according to a prophecy, Alice is the only one who can save Wonderland from the Cirque de Rêves, a group that is trying to destroy and takeover the world. Little does Alice know that not only is Wonderland in danger, but her home world as well, because all the citizens in Wonderland represent the dreams of every living human in the real world, and when they start to disappear, so does the hope of every living thing. Will Alice believe in herself enough to defeat the Cirque de Rêves? Or will she fall victim to the dark thoughts that reside in her heart? **
### Sinossi
Meredith Alice Hughes has found herself falling through a portal and into Wonderland. There, she finds some of her classmates, who are actually fictional characters from Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”, and they use a potion to make her forget everything. Everything would have been fine, that is, until the White Rabbit tries to murder her and she finds herself in Wonderland once more. Apparently, according to a prophecy, Alice is the only one who can save Wonderland from the Cirque de Rêves, a group that is trying to destroy and takeover the world. Little does Alice know that not only is Wonderland in danger, but her home world as well, because all the citizens in Wonderland represent the dreams of every living human in the real world, and when they start to disappear, so does the hope of every living thing. Will Alice believe in herself enough to defeat the Cirque de Rêves? Or will she fall victim to the dark thoughts that reside in her heart?

Touched by an Alien

**Sci-fi action meets steamy paranormal in Gini Koch’s Alien novels, as Katherine “Kitty” Katt faces off against aliens, conspiracies, and deadly secrets. • “Futuristic high-jinks and gripping adventure.” —RT Reviews**
Marketing manager Katherine “Kitty” Katt had just finished a day on jury duty. When she stepped out of the Pueblo Caliente courthouse, all she was thinking about was the work she had to get caught up on. Then her attention was caught by a fight between a couple that looked like it was about to turn ugly. But ugly didn’t even begin to cover it when the “man” suddenly transformed into a huge, winged monster right out of a grade Z science fiction movie and went on a deadly killing spree. In hindsight, Kitty realized she probably should have panicked and run screaming the way everyone around her was doing. Instead she sprinted into action to take down the alien.
In the middle of all the screeching and the ensuing chaos, a hunk in an Armani suit suddenly appeared beside her, introduced himself as Jeff Martini with “the agency,” and then insisted on leading her to a nearby limo to talk to his “boss.” And that was how Kitty’s new life among the aliens began…Touched by an Alien is the thrilling first installment of the Alien novels.

From the Paperback edition.
(source: Bol.com)

Tor Browser Handbook: Quick Start Guide on How to Access the Deep Web, Hide Your IP Address and Ensure Internet Privacy

***Includes Free Bonus Report with Tips, Installation Guide, and over 50+ Clickable Links*** **LEARN = > How to Use Tor, Access The Deep Web, Hide Your IP Address and Ensure Your Internet Privacy (A Quick Start Guide)**
> Have you ever been concerned that government organizations are monitoring your online activity? Are you tired of being pestered with retargeting advertisements showing items you recently browsed? Do you wish there was a way to keep your information hidden from others? Do you wish there was a tool that was easy to use that could protect you and your loved ones while on the internet? If you ever wondered **how to use Tor** or answered “yes” to any of these questions, then it’s important for you to learn the easy steps to take to **protect yourself**. In an age where information on you is being gathered and sold to the highest bidders and hackers seem to be everywhere, you have to fight back and protect your security and anonymity when on the web.
> * * *
> The good news is that the solution is now relatively easy. Learn how to use the internet in such a way that your information is not accessible to others by using Tor. In the Tor Browser Handbook, you will learn the answers to common questions about Tor such as:
> **\- What is Tor, who created it, and why?
> ** \- How does Tor hide my IP address? Is Tor legal?
> **\- What is the Deep Web and why should I access it?
> ** \- How do I set up Tor on my computer (Linux & Windows)?
> **\- What can I do with Tor once it’s installed?
> ** \- How do I navigate the Deep Web?
> **\- The important Do’s and Don’ts when Tor Browsing
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A Time for Grief

A new collection of stories that shed fresh light on the dangerous and complex world of the insect-kinden, including three that are previously unpublished. The Tales of the Apt series provides a different perspective on the fantastic realm first encountered in the author’s best-selling Shadows of the Apt series, gathering together short stories from disparate places and supplementing them with a wealth of new tales written especially for these books. A must read for any fan of the Shadows of the Apt books, where epic fantasy meets steampunk, science, and so much more.
Contents:
1.Introduction
2.Loyalties
3.Bones
4.Queen of the Night
5.Fallen Heroes
6.The Price of Salt
7.The Naturalist
8.The Last Ironclad
9.Alicaea’s Children
10.A Time for Grief
11.The Peacemongers **
### Sinossi
A new collection of stories that shed fresh light on the dangerous and complex world of the insect-kinden, including three that are previously unpublished. The Tales of the Apt series provides a different perspective on the fantastic realm first encountered in the author’s best-selling Shadows of the Apt series, gathering together short stories from disparate places and supplementing them with a wealth of new tales written especially for these books. A must read for any fan of the Shadows of the Apt books, where epic fantasy meets steampunk, science, and so much more.
Contents:
1.Introduction
2.Loyalties
3.Bones
4.Queen of the Night
5.Fallen Heroes
6.The Price of Salt
7.The Naturalist
8.The Last Ironclad
9.Alicaea’s Children
10.A Time for Grief
11.The Peacemongers