Silent Faces Painted Ghosts: Kathy Shuker
First published by Houghton Mifflin in 1962, Silent Spring alerted a large audience to the environmental and human dangers of indiscriminate use of pesticides, spurring revolutionary changes in the laws affecting our air, land, and water. ´´Silent Spring became a runaway bestseller, with international reverberations . . . [It is] well crafted, fearless and succinct . . . Even if she had not inspired a generation of activists, Carson would prevail as one of the greatest nature writers in American letters´´ (Peter Matthiessen, for Time´´s 100 Most Influential People of the Century).This fortieth anniversary edition celebrates Rachel Carson´´s watershed book with a new introduction by the author and activist Terry Tempest Williams and a new afterword by the acclaimed Rachel Carson biographer Linda Lear, who tells the story of Carson´´s courageous defense of her truths in the face of ruthless assault from the chemical industry in the year following the publication of Silent Spring and before her untimely death in 1964.
´´Leigh´s books can scorch the ink off the page.´´- RT Book Reviews SHE IS A BEAUTIFUL SECRET AGENT Kyra Hamblen has been working undercover for the FBI since her military tour ended. Focusing on her job helps her forget the pain of the past. Kyra keeps to herself and is in no hurry to let her guard down-and does not expect to give away the key to her heart anytime soon. HE IS A BODYGUARD WITH SECRETS OF HIS OWN Jacob Donovan is making the most of the off-duty life on his family´s ranch. But when a local sheriff needs his help, Jacob is ready to come to the rescue. . .only to come face to face with the one woman he could never forget from his army days: Kyra. Their heated disagreements, and even hotter attraction, take center stage as they work together on their new mission. But when Kyra finds herself in trouble-against a new enemy who´s dead-set on revenge-Jacob will risk it all to keep her safe. Will Kyra let him keep her in his arms for good?
The acclaimed, bestselling manga about a girl who can´t hear and the boy who bullied her, from start to finish, in a premium, collectible box set. Includes all seven volumes, plus an exclusive, double-sided 10-by-15-inch poster and a replica of Shoko´s communication notebook. This emotional drama is one of the most critically-acclaimed manga of the decade, earning an Eisner nomination and accolades from teachers and the American Library Association. Years ago, Shoya Ishida led his peers in tormenting a hearing-impaired classmate, Shoko Nishimiya. When she transfers schools, Shoya finds he has gone from bully to bullied, and is left completely alone. Now Shoya struggles to redeem himself in Shoko´s eyes and to face the classmates who turned on him. An animated film adaptation from Kyoto Animation has swept the globe, arriving in US theaters in October 2017.
The U.S.S. Virginia -- the first in the mosttechnologically advanced new class of U.S. attacksubmarines -- sets sail, even as the Navy´shigh-tech submarine program falls under attackfrom a Congress that believes it unneeded.But a threat no one anticipated is glidingsilently through dangerous waters. A rogueKilo-class submarine built by a shadowy andpowerful ally has become the latest weapon inal Qaeda´s terrorist arsenal. The submarine´sbrutal strikes have created an explosivehostage situation in the Pacific ... and haveleft hundreds of people dead. This new and stealthy terrorist threat must beeliminated before more innocent lives are lost.But the officers, crew, and Navy SEALsaboard the Virginia will face more than theyanticipated in the turbulent waters of theSouth China Sea -- as one untried Americansub races toward an explosive confrontationwith an old, cunning, and ruthless enemy.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? Jane Hawk-who dazzled readers in The Silent Corner and The Whispering Room-faces the fight of her life, against the threat of a lifetime, in this electrifying thriller by #1 New York Times bestselling suspense master Dean Koontz. ´´I could be dead tomorrow. Or something worse than dead.´´ Jane Hawk knows she may be living on borrowed time. But as long as she´s breathing, she´ll never cease her one-woman war against the terrifying conspiracy that threatens the freedom-and free will-of millions. Battling the strange epidemic of murder-suicides that claimed Jane´s husband, and is escalating across the country, has made the rogue FBI agent a wanted fugitive, relentlessly hunted not only by the government but by the secret cabal behind the plot. Deploying every resource their malign nexus of power and technology commands, Jane´s enemies are determined to see her dead . . . or make her wish she was. Jane´s ruthless pursuers can´t stop her from drawing a bead on her prey: a cunning man with connections in high places, a twisted soul of unspeakable depths with an army of professional killers on call. Propelled by her righteous fury and implacable insistence on justice, Jane will make her way from southern Southern California to the snow-swept slopes of Lake Tahoe to confront head-on the lethal forces arrayed against her. But nothing can prepare her for the chilling truth that awaits when she descends the crooked staircase to the dark and dreadful place where her long nightmare was born. Don´t miss any of Dean Koontz´s gripping Jane Hawk thrillers: THE SILENT CORNER ? THE WHISPERING ROOM ? THE CROOKED STAIRCASE ? THE FORBIDDEN DOOR ? THE NIGHT WINDOW Praise for The Crooked Staircase ´´An absorbing thriller full of fresh touches . . . Writing his unusual heroine, Koontz keeps the pages alive with attitude as well as action. . . . For Hawk, who is as fearless as she is beautiful, no obstacle is too great, especially with the well-being of her hidden-away five-year-old son on her mind.´´-Kirkus Reviews ´´Spellbinding . . . Beautifully plotted and written with notable care and flare . . . The Hawk series . . . is among [Koontz´s] best work.´´-Booklist (starred review) ´´Unrelenting . . . [Jane] rivets readers´ attention. . . . Michael Crichton fans and thriller aficionados who appreciate a fierce female protagonist . . . should be urged to meet Jane Hawk.´´-Library Journal
PETER MAY: OVER 3 MILLION COPIES SOLD ´A TRUE PLEASURE TO READ´ GUARDIAN ´A TERRIFIC WRITER´ MARK BILLINGHAM ´A WRITER I´D FOLLOW TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH´ NEW YORK TIMES The Noble Path is Peter May´s explosive standalone thriller set in Cambodia and Thailand amid the bloody reign of the Khmer Rouge THE EVIL WRATH Cambodia, 1978. Amid the Khmer Rouge´s crazed genocide, soldier-of-fortune Jack Elliott is given the impossible task of rescuing a family from the regime. THE PAINFUL TRUTH Eighteen-year-old orphan and budding journalist Lisa Robinson has received the impossible news that her father is, in fact, alive. His name - Jack Elliott. THE NOBLE PATH As Jack tracks the hostages and Lisa traces her heritage, each is intent on reuniting a family. Yet to succeed, so must run a dangerous gauntlet of bullets and betrayal. LOVED THE NOBLE PATH ? Read Peter May´s prescient standalone thriller, THE MAN WITH NO FACE LOVE PETER MAY? Order his new thriller, A SILENT DEATH