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  • Jeffrey Lang

    Deep beneath the Empire State University library, a frustrated student finds the lost legacy of ESU's most infamous alumnus. Victor Von Doom's lab notebooks—instructions for how to build a machine that can pierce the veil between Earth and the netherworld—have fallen into the wrong hands. A gate is opened where none should exist, and someone—or something—has invaded our world.The Fantastic Four would be the team to face such a threat...if they could reach one another. Force shields erected around Manhattan by the over-anxious agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have trapped Reed Richards, Sue Richards, Ben Grimm, and Johnny Storm. All are in danger of succumbing to the pernicious effects of the...read more

  • Jack Cheevers

    In 1968, a small, dilapidated American spy ship set out on adangerous mission to pinpoint military radar stations along the coast of NorthKorea. Packed with advanced surveillance equipment and classifiedintelligence documents, the USS Pueblo was poorly armed and lackedbackup by air or sea. Its crew, led by a charismatic, hard-drinkingex-submarine officer named Pete Bucher, was made up mostly of untested sailorsin their teens and twenties. On a frigid January morning while eavesdropping near theport of Wonsan, the Pueblo was challenged by a North Korean gunboat.When Bucher tried to escape, his ship was quickly surrounded by more patrolboats, shelled and machine-gunned, and forced to...read more

  • Tom Vanderbilt

    Why do we get so embarrassed when a colleague wears the same shirt? Why do we eat the same thing for breakfast every day, but seek out novelty at lunch and dinner? How has streaming changed the way Netflix makes recommendations? Why do people think the music of their youth is the best? How can you spot a fake review on Yelp? Our preferences and opinions are constantly being shaped by countless forces – especially in the digital age with its nonstop procession of “thumbs up” and “likes” and “stars.” Tom Vanderbilt, bestselling author of Traffic, explains why we like the things we like, why we hate the things we hate, and what all this tell us...read more

  • Whitney Terrell

    The Good Lieutenant literally starts with a bang as an operation led by Lieutenant Emma Fowler of the Twenty-Seventh Infantry Battalion goes spectacularly wrong. Men are dead-one, a young Iraqi, by her hand. Others were soldiers in her platoon. And the signals officer, Dixon Pulowski. Pulowski is another story entirely-Fowler and Pulowski had been lovers since they met at Fort Riley in Kansas. From this conflagration, The Good Lieutenant unspools backward in time as Fowler and her platoon are guided into disaster by suspicious informants and questionable intelligence, their very mission the result of a previous snafu in which a soldier had been kidnapped by insurgents. And then even...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    Jon Reznick has never played by the rules, a trait that has brought him into conflict with FBI Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein in the past. But now Meyerstein has been taken by a shadowy gang, and the renegade black-ops specialist may be her only hope for rescue. The FBI are reluctant to let Reznick anywhere near the case, but he’s not in the habit of seeking their permission—especially once his covert investigation leads him straight to the head of the Russian Mob. And it soon becomes clear that it’s not only Meyerstein who’s in danger: her abduction is just the start of a campaign to undermine American law and order. With Meyerstein’s whereabouts...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    A friend in danger. A shadowy psych ward. A conspiracy beyond Reznick’s worst nightmares. When an old Delta Force buddy comes to Jon Reznick for help, paranoid and fearing for his life, Reznick feels duty-bound to protect him. As a black-ops specialist, loyalty to his brothers in arms comes before everything—even the law. But Jerry White proves difficult to protect. A runaway from a top-security psychiatric facility in upstate New York, he’s considered a danger to himself and others, and Reznick is powerless to stop shadowy senior hospital managers taking Jerry back by force. When FBI Assistant Director Martha Meyerstein warns him off, Reznick ignores her advice,...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    A deep-state US organization has a top-secret kill list—and a popular senator is on it. Nathan Stone was killed in action while serving as a covert CIA operative. Or so everyone thought. In reality he’s become a ghost, a black-ops asset with a new identity and controlled by a secret government organization. The Commission has one aim: to hunt down and assassinate anti-establishment enemies of the state. Its number-one target is Senator Brad Crichton, an ambitious politician with growing support. Stone is ready to take him out, but his plan is soon compromised when the Commission’s kill list is leaked to a journalist—whose own name is on the list too. And when...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    A sister kidnapped. A journalist in danger. A killer out for revenge. After taking out a covert facility run by the Commission, a deep-state syndicate, Nathan Stone has made powerful enemies. He’s a black-ops asset—and he’s gone rogue. But the organization wants payback. Kidnapping Stone’s sister from a Florida psychiatric hospital, the Commission have their asset exactly where they want him. They instruct him to neutralize journalist Mark Mahoney, to whom Stone had previously leaked documents about the Commission and their deadly conspiracy. Now, Nathan Stone has a choice: neutralize Mahoney and kill the story for good, or lose the only family he has...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    Nothing and no one can stop assassin Nathan Stone. When black-ops asset Nathan Stone took out the heads of the Commission, a secret deep-state organization, he thought he’d destroyed them for good. Now he’s gone off the grid, trying to get as far away from his past as possible. But the Commission isn’t done with him yet. Lying low in a Miami bar, Stone knows something’s up when an alluring actress strikes up a conversation with him. His suspicions are correct. The Commission is hot on his trail, and Stone is soon forced to run deep into the heart of the Everglades with the terrified woman as his hostage. He’s the Commission’s number one...read more

  • Kaylea Cross

    Weary from his years on the battlefield, Special Forces Captain Beckett Hollister has returned home to Crimson Point to take over the family business for his dying father. But adjusting to life outside the military is harder than he imagined, and being back home forces him to confront things he'd rather not face, including the one woman he shouldn't want and can't have-his best friend's little sister. Town vet Sierra Buchanan has known Beckett her entire life. She's crushed on him for years, but because of his relationship with her family, the stubborn man refuses to see her as more than the girl he grew up with. As tragedy brings them together, neither of them realizes that the sins of...read more

  • Kaylea Cross

    Poppy Larsen is finally free. She moved to Crimson Point to make a new life for herself, full of bright possibilities. A whole new world awaits her if she can find the courage to trust again-even her gorgeous neighbor, the town sheriff. But darkness lurks in the picturesque Oregon Coast town, concealing a deadly threat that's closer than she ever imagined. Sheriff Noah Buchanan can't help but be intrigued by his new neighbor. She's hardworking, sexy as hell, and unlike most of the women in town, she hasn't thrown herself at him. After it becomes clear that she plans to put down roots here, he finds himself falling more and more for Poppy and her big heart. When someone from her past tries...read more

  • Kaylea Cross

    Molly Boyd's entire world unraveled when tragedy turned the man she loved into her greatest threat. Her ex-husband's death has left her pregnant and alone, struggling to put her shattered life back together-and her confusing feelings for his best friend aren't helping matters. For years, Jase has been a solid, steady source of comfort and friendship. Now she can't stop seeing him as something more. And just as she's wrestling with her shifting feelings, a new danger from her ex's past threatens everything-including her and her unborn child's lives. Jase Weaver is an expert at unrequited love. Years ago, he stood by and watched his best friend marry the woman of his dreams, and he's endured...read more

  • Steven Rinella

    “Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor.”—The New York Times Book Review   Steven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who taught his three sons to love the natural world the way he did. As a child, Rinella devoured stories of the American wilderness, especially the exploits of his hero, Daniel Boone. He began fishing at the age of three and shot his first squirrel at eight and his first deer at thirteen. He chose the colleges he went to by their proximity to good hunting ground, and he experimented with living...read more

  • Emma Hart

    TOP TIP: Don't put out an online ad offering your services as a fake date. Someone will take you up on it—and it won't just be for one night. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how I ended up being Mason Jackson's fake girlfriend. He didn't even want me to be. No—his sister was solely responsible for me being his date for his ten-year high-school reunion. And now, she's responsible for telling his parents our relationship is real. We have no choice. We have to act like this isn't all a mistake, like it's not all fake, like we're totally, completely, utterly, head-over-heels in love with each other. Simple,...read more

  • Jason Henderson

    Dr. Bruce Banner. Emil Blonsky. One a brilliant scientist, the other an agent for the KBG. Both men whose lives were irrevocably altered by gamma radiation-transforming Banner into the incredible Hulk and Blonsky into the deadly Abomination. For years, the two super-strong creatures have clashed. Now they are brought together for their most deadly confrontation yet. The Abomination has allied himself with the URSA, an organization dedicated to restoring the Soviet Union-but he is using the URSA to further his own mad quest for vengeance on all those who wronged him in life, including the Hulk! The Hulk must turn to the American intelligence agency SAFE for assistance against his old foe....read more

  • Jason Henderson

    Dr. Robert Bruce Banner has led a life of endless struggling: struggling against the rampaging beast within that was spawned in the heart of a gamma bomb explosion; struggling with obsessed army officers like Major William Talbot, dedicated to hunting him down; struggling to provide his wife Betty with something akin to a normal life...a forbidding problem considering that Banner's intellect is presently trapped in the towering, hard-to-miss body of the incredible Hulk. The persecution by the army, combined with Betty's unexpected pregnancy, prompts Bruce to take desperate measures. An experimental operation may hold the key to the cure he has long sought. It is a chance he will gladly...read more

  • J. B. Turner

    A threat inside the government. A whistleblower’s life on the line. It’s up to Jon Reznick to bring justice. When hacker Trevelle Williams discovers documents that threaten national security and put his life in jeopardy, there’s only one person he can turn to—Jon Reznick. Williams has learned that Rosalind Dyer, a key congressional witness, is about to be killed in order to stop her testimony. She has stumbled into the middle of a cover-up that goes deep into the United States government. Dyer knows her days are numbered, but that won’t stop her from doing what she has to do. Trevelle Williams has helped Jon out of many a scrape in the past. Now, Jon is...read more

  • Peter David

    This stunning collection of more than a dozen original, never-before-published tales stars one of Marvel Comics' most enduring characters: the Incredible Hulk. The stories included within this anthology span the entire career of the green goliath, from his early days as an inarticulate savage to his more intelligent incarnation to an unprecedented glimpse at his future as he faces the end of the...read more

  • Leonard Kinsey

    The Dark Side of Disney reveals all of the tips, tricks, scams, and stories that THEY don't want you to know about! Unabashedly unafraid of offending the family-oriented audiences catered to by other Disney travel guides, author Leonard Kinsey gives intrepid travelers access to the seamy, raunchy, and often hilarious underbelly of Walt Disney World.From cautionary tales of scoring illegal tickets, to thrilling accounts of exploring off-limits areas, to chronicles of drug-induced debauchery, this completely unauthorized guidebook will change the way you think about vacationing at 'The Happiest Place on...read more

  • Randi Kreger

    Divorce is difficult under the best of circumstances. When your spouse has borderline personality disorder (BPD), narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), or is manipulative, divorcing can be especially complicated. While people with these tendencies may initially appear convincing and even charming to lawyers and judges, you know better-many of these 'persuasive blamers' leverage false accusations, attempt to manipulate others, launch verbal and physical attacks, and do everything they can to get their way. Splitting is your legal and psychological guide to safely navigating a high-conflict divorce from an unpredictable spouse. Written by Bill Eddy, a family lawyer, therapist, and...read more