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  • Mira Grant

    Soon to be seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, welcome to the casino city of Canto Bight. A place where exotic aliens, captivating creatures, and other would-be high rollers are willing to risk everything to make their fortunes. Set across one fateful evening, these four original novellas explore the deception and danger of the lavish casino city. • An honest salesman meets a career criminal as a dream vacation turns into the worst nightmare imaginable, in a story by Saladin Ahmed. • Dreams and schemes collide when a deal over a priceless bottle of wine becomes a struggle for survival, as told by Mira Grant. • Old habits die hard when a servant is...read more

  • John Jackson

    Drawing on the folklore and mythology of India and Nepal, which author John Jackson encountered on his travels in the Himalayas, 'Tales for Great Grandchildren' is an enchanting collection of 13 short stories aimed at 7-12 year olds. Enter a world filled with magical goats, truculent tigers, hungry giants and a sparrow on an urgent mission to find breakfast! Included with the audiobook are image files of illustrations by acclaimed artist Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini. There is also an introduction to the tales by John Jackson, and background interviews with John Jackson and Daniela Jaglenka...read more

  • John Jackson

    Listen to the tales of the Hindu deities as they’ve never been heard before! Brahma Dreaming is master storyteller John Jackson’s intriguing versions of the legends surrounding the Hindus’ great gods. These are the tales of the Trimurti – the Hindu trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva – and Brahma Dreaming is divided into three sections representing their continuous forces of creation, preservation and destruction. The work begins with Lord Brahma dreaming the universe into being and from there unfolds an enthralling collection of interconnected tales that span the history of Hinduism. Here are brave princes, divine divas and demon kings, family feuds and epic battles,...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The Republic has fallen. Sith Lords rule the galaxy. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi has lost everything . . . Everything but hope.   Tatooine—a harsh desert world where farmers toil in the heat of two suns while trying to protect themselves and their loved ones from the marauding Tusken Raiders. A backwater planet on the edge of civilized space. And an unlikely place to find a Jedi Master in hiding, or an orphaned infant boy on whose tiny shoulders rests the future of a galaxy.   Known to locals only as “Ben,” the bearded and robed offworlder is an enigmatic stranger who keeps to himself, shares nothing of his past, and...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. . . .   “The war is over. The Separatists have been defeated, and the Jedi rebellion has been foiled. We stand on the threshold of a new beginning.”—Emperor Palpatine   For a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights brought peace and order to the Galactic Republic, aided by their connection to the mystical energy field known as the Force. But they were betrayed—and the entire galaxy has paid the price. It is the Age of the Empire.   Now Emperor Palpatine, once Chancellor of the Republic and secretly a Sith follower of the dark side of the Force, has brought his own peace and order to the galaxy. Peace...read more

  • Brian Reed

    A sensational short story collection in the expansive universe of HALO, the New York Times bestselling series! Launch once more into galaxy-spanning conflict and legendary heroism…shards of an ever-expanding journey where human and alien alike find their finest hours in facing their greatest challenges. These scattered stories span untold millennia, from the age of the ancient custodial race known as the Forerunners…to the aftermath of the Covenant’s bloody war against humanity…and even the shocking events surrounding the resurrection of the mysterious Guardians. Halo: Fractures explores mythic tales of bravery and sacrifice that blaze brightly at the very heart...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek—an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of The Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation! When Klingon commander Kruge died in combat against James T. Kirk on the Genesis planet back in 2285, he left behind a powerful house in disarray—and a series of ticking time bombs: the Phantom Wing, a secret squadron of advanced Birds-of-Prey; a cabal of loyal officers intent on securing his heritage; and young Korgh, his thwarted would-be heir, willing to wait a Klingon lifetime to enact his vengeance. Now, one hundred years later, while on a diplomatic mission for the United...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek—an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of The Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation! The Klingon-Federation alliance is in peril as never before. Lord Korgh has seized control of the House of Kruge, executing a plot one hundred years in the making. The Klingon cult known as the Unsung rampages across the stars, striking from the shadows in their cloaked Birds-of-Prey. And the mysterious figure known as Buxtus Cross launches a scheme that will transform the Klingon Empire forever. Into danger flies Admiral William T. Riker and the USS Titan, charged with protecting the...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Continuing the milestone 50th anniversary celebration of Star Trek—an epic new trilogy that stretches from the events of The Original Series movie The Search for Spock to The Next Generation! The Klingon Empire stands on the precipice. In the wake of violence from the cult known as the Unsung, paranoia threatens to break Chancellor Martok’s regime. Klingons increasingly call for a stronger hand to take control...one that Lord Korgh, master manipulator, is only too willing to offer. But other forces are now in motion. Assisted by a wily agent, the Empire’s enemies secretly conspire to take full advantage of the situation. Aboard the USS Titan, Admiral William T....read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    An all-new novel based upon the explosive Star Trek TV series! A shattered ship, a divided crew—trapped in the infernal nightmare of conflict! Hearing of the outbreak of hostilities between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire, Captain Christopher Pike attempts to bring the USS Enterprise home to join in the fight. But in the hellish nebula known as the Pergamum, the stalwart commander instead finds an epic battle of his own, pitting ancient enemies against one another—with not just the Enterprise, but her crew as the spoils of war. Lost and out of contact with Earth for an entire year, Pike and his trusted first officer, Number One, struggle to...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Eine neue, epische Trilogie, die ihren Anfang während dem Film mit der Originalbesatzung - 'Auf der Suche nach Mr. Spock' - nimmt, und sich bis in 'The Next Generation' erstreckt! In dieser ein Jahrhundert umspannenden Trilogie ist Rache wirklich ein Gericht, das am besten kalt serviert wird. Teil 3 - Die Halle der Helden Das Klingonische Reich steht am Abgrund. Im Nachhall der Gewalt des Unbesungenen-Kults droht Paranoia Kanzler Martoks Regierung zu entzweien. Immer lauter wird der Ruf der Klingonen nach einer stärkeren Hand, die Kontrolle zu übernehmen und der meisterhafte Ränkeschmied, Lord Korgh, ist nur zu gerne bereit, diesem Ruf zu folgen. Aber mittlerweile haben sich auch andere...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    An all-new novel based upon the explosive Star Trek TV series! No one in the history of histories has lost more than Philippa Georgiou, ruler of the Terran Empire. Forced to take refuge in the Federation’s universe, she bides her time until Section 31, a rogue spy force within Starfleet, offers her a chance to work as their agent. She has no intention of serving under anyone else, of course; her only interest is escape. But when a young Trill, Emony Dax, discovers a powerful interstellar menace, Georgiou recognizes it as a superweapon that escaped her grasp in her own universe. Escorted by a team sent by an untrusting Federation to watch over her, the emperor journeys to a...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Eine neue, epische Trilogie, die ihren Anfang während dem Film mit der Originalbesatzung - 'Auf der Suche nach Mr. Spock' - nimmt, und sich bis in 'The Next Generation' erstreckt! In dieser ein Jahrhundert umspannenden Trilogie ist Rache wirklich ein Gericht, das am besten kalt serviert wird. Teil 2 - Der Trick des Schakals Die Allianz zwischen den Klingonen und der Föderation steht auf Messers Schneide. Die Unbesungenen, ein klingonischer Kult, wüten durch die Galaxis, schlagen im Schutz ihrer getarnten Bird-of-Preys zu. Und der geheimnisvolle Buxtus Cross setzt einen Plan in Gang, der das Klingonische Reich für immer verändern wird. Mit dem Auftrag, den Frieden zu bewahren, der...read more

  • John Jackson Miller

    Eine neue, epische Trilogie, die ihren Anfang während dem Film mit der Originalbesatzung - 'Auf der Suche nach Mr. Spock' - nimmt, und sich bis in 'The Next Generation' erstreckt! In dieser ein Jahrhundert umspannenden Trilogie ist Rache wirklich ein Gericht, das am besten kalt serviert wird. Teil 1 - Das Herz der Hölle Als 2285 der klingonische Commander Kruge im Kampf gegen James T. Kirk auf dem Genesis-Planeten fiel, stürzte das ein mächtiges Haus ins Chaos - und es blieben einige tickende Zeitbomben zurück: Das Phantomgeschwader, eine geheime Einheit fortschrittlicher Bird-of-Preys; eine verschworene Gruppe loyaler Offiziere, die sein Erbe bewahren wollten; und der junge Korgh,...read more

  • John G. Jackson

    The history of Ethiopia could also be called the history of humanity. The question is not if this history is well documented, but why it is not thought widely in schools. The time necessary to study the tomes that refer to the Nubians as the forbearers of our civilization is enormous. The world owes Ethiopia for its history, astronomy, agriculture and all the other sciences, and John G. Jackson gave ample references to validate this claim. Ethiopia’s history is incredible and a treasure to the world and it is a shame that it has been distorted by the persistent...read more

  • Peter James

    This “highly recommended” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) collection edited by New York Times bestselling author Lee Child pairs the beloved characters of twenty-two internationally bestselling writers in “a must-read for fans of the thriller genre. Very rarely does this kind of star power assemble for one anthology, and each story delivers the goods” (The Real Book Spy). The incredible follow-up to FaceOff features twenty-two of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers pairing their series characters in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW). MatchUp takes the never-before-seen bestseller...read more

  • John G Jackson

    In this pamphlet Jackson sources the pagan origins of Christian doctrine with particular focus on the creation and atonement myths. Rooted in historical facts, Jackson's claims are steeped in research and demonstrate how Christianity synthesizes the rituals, beliefs, and characteristics of savior gods from ancient Egyptian, Greek, Aztec, and Hindu origins. Initially published in 1941, this concise introduction remains an insightful contribution to comparative religion...read more

  • John G. Jackson

    This essay is an effort to highlight the influence of Ethiopia in the history of Civilization. It also devotes consider time to suggesting that Ethiopia's contribution has been either misunderstood or intentionally ignored by mainstream historians and scholars. Jackson culls research from Archaeology, Comparative Religion, History and Classical Antiquity to propose that contributions from Ethiopia were at the forefront of many of the developments later taken credit for by "White"...read more

  • John G Jackson

    Nothing is new or original in Christianity. All features and components of what is now known as Christianity were present in mythologies that flourished before Jesus is alleged to have lived, and this audiobook shows how those myths evolved into today's...read more

  • John G Jackson

    Nothing is new or original in Christianity. All features and components of what is now known as Christianity were present in mythologies that flourished before Jesus is alleged to have lived, and this audiobook shows how those myths evolved into today's...read more