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  • B. J. Novak

    WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCES by Lena Dunham, Jenna Fischer, Mindy Kaling, Julianne Moore, Carey Mulligan, Katy Perry, Jason Schwartzman, Emma Thompson, and Rainn Wilson B.J. Novak's One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories is an endlessly entertaining, surprisingly sensitive, and startlingly original debut that signals the arrival of a brilliant new voice in American fiction. A boy wins a $100,000 prize in a box of Frosted Flakes—only to discover how claiming the winnings might unravel his family. A woman sets out to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins—turning for help to the famed motivator himself. A new arrival in Heaven, overwhelmed with options, procrastinates over...read more

  • John Zakour

    In the year 2060, Zach Johnson, the world's only freelance private investigator, tackles his strangest case yet-solving the murders of two elves at the North Pole. Santana Clausa, the micro-mini skirt clad bombshell and frost-haired mutant who runs the Pole hires Zach to stop the killer or killers before they strike again, destroying the Holiday for billions. If the media gets whiff of the murders at the 'happiest, safest place on Earth,' mass panic is sure to ensue-and that's never a good thing. With the happiness of billions at stake, Zach and HARV (his A.I. companion wired directly to his brain-yes it was as painful as it sounds) will match wits, muscle, and technology against a bevy of...read more

  • John Zakour

    The world's last freelance detective, Zach Johnson, must find the assassin who murdered Sexy Sprocket and two other members of the World Council. His investigation leads him to the Moon-and to a tall, sensuous, blue-haired beauty named Lea who possesses psychic powers, and powerful...read more

  • John Zakour

    In the year 2058, if you want someone to do the hands-on investigative work that requires a little finesse and sensitivity, not to mention the ability to shrug off a good beating in the process, then Zachary Nixon Johnson, the last freelance private eye on earth, is your man. What starts out as a simple missing persons case for Zach quickly turns into a convoluted and desperate chase for the most unlikely weapon of unimaginable power ever conceived: The Bionic Bikini. With the mega-high-tech assistance of his personal holographic A.I. and snarky best friend/antagonist Harv and his spunky psionic niece Carol, Zach is lead on a convoluted trail of intrigue. Par for the course, Johnson is...read more

  • Peter V. Brett

    On the night of the new moon, the demons rise in force, seeking the deaths of two men both of whom have the potential to become the fabled Deliverer, the man prophesied to reunite the scattered remnants of humanity in a final push to destroy the demon corelings once and for all. Arlen Bales was once an ordinary man, but now he has become something more-the Warded Man, tattooed with eldritch wards so powerful they make him a match for any demon. Arlen denies he is the Deliverer at every turn, but the more he tries to be one with the common folk, the more fervently they believe. Many would follow him, but Arlen's path threatens to lead him to a dark place he alone can travel to, and from...read more

  • Eileen Wilks

    On her 57th birthday, Lily's mother suddenly loses all memory beyond the age of twelve. Lily knows her mother was attacked by something more than magic. More . . . and darker. When Lily and Rule discover that others suffered the same, mysterious loss-at the same time on the same night-their investigation into the darkness begins. Joining them is someone Lily never thought she'd see again: Al Drummond, who once tried to destroy her. He also happens to be dead. But the mysterious attacks were caused by a power strong enough to affect matters beyond the world of the living. With some victims losing years of memory and others their lives, Lily must discover what on earth-or beyond-connects...read more

  • James Axler

    The survivors of postnuclear America struggle against the free fall into anarchy and barbarism. Hot lead keeps people sharp, but it's the fire within that keeps them alive. Ryan Cawdor and his band roam Deathlands searching for somewhere to call home. Until then, it's survival at all cost. New Hampshire is rich with big game, more than enough to feed Ryan and his hungry companions. But claims to a fallen elk get ugly and Ryan is forced to chill another hunter, the self-proclaimed king of the Granite Highlands, over the meat. Soon the hunters become the hunted as the dead man's widow gives chase, armed with predark tanks and heavy artillery. As the kill zone widens across cannibal-ridden...read more

  • William W. Johnstone

    When a farmer's wife is murdered, an innocent man is accused: Patrick O'Brien. The book-loving brother had shared his love of literature with the woman, but her husband claims she spurned Pat's advances and that's why he killed her. Now it looks like Patrick will swing from the gallows--especially after his lawyer is targeted, too. Pat's brothers try to track down the real killer, but time is running out. A team of hired guns has come to town, and they're choking the family ranch like a noose. For the Brothers O'Brien, it's judgement day. And justice will be served--in a hellstorm of blood and...read more

  • Hunter Shea

    OPEN YOUR EYES WITH "X-RAY" VISION! Put on a pair of "X-Ray" glasses and things will never look the same! These almost magical specs will make you the hit of the party! Astonishing three-dimensional X-Ray visions of what your friends-and girls-look like under their clothes! And all for just $1. After his son's gives him a pair as a gift Martin Blackstone tries them on just for the hell of it-and all they do is give him a headache... Until he sees things he can't possibly be seeing. Glimpses of things on the other side of a wall or beneath someone's clothing. He wants to believe it's just his overactive imagination but the "X-Ray" specs actually work. Then the fun novelty becomes a waking...read more

  • John Zakour

    Zachary Nixon Johnson has dealt with Martians before, but never quite like this. Mars high Council member Merinda-1616 (all Mars colonists have numerical last names) has a very special job for the last freelance P.I. on Earth in the year 2057. Her dog has disappeared. It's not the kind of work Zach and his sardonic holographic assistant Harv would normally take, but this is no ordinary canine. Saturn is a super-intelligent, telepathic collie whose vanishing act unveils the true sinister plot. Someone is out to kill the beautiful and disturbingly talented Merinda-1616 and sabotage the upcoming trade talks between Mars and Earth's moon colony, quite possibly igniting interplanetary war. ...read more

  • Jon Sprunk

    The unforgiving Northlands... In Othir, he was at the top of the food chain-an assassin beyond compare, a dark shadow in the night. But Caim left that life behind when he helped an empress claim her throne. And now his past has come calling again. Searching for the truth behind the murder and disappearance of his parents, Caim discovers a land in thrall to the Shadow. Haunted by temptations from the Other Side, he becomes mired in a war he does not want to fight. But there are some things a son of the Shadow cannot ignore, and some fights from which he can't run. In this battle, all of Caim's strength and skill won't be enough. For none can resist the Shadow's...read more

  • Ari Marmell

    It's been six months since Widdershins and her own 'personal god' Olgun fled the city of Davillon. During their travels, Widdershins unwittingly discovers that a noble house is preparing to move against the last surviving bastion of the Delacroix family. Determined to help the distant relatives of her deceased adopted father, Alexandre Delacroix, she travels to a small town at the edge of the nation. There, she works at unraveling a plot involving this rival house and a local criminal organization, all while under intense suspicion from the very people she's trying to rescue. Along the way she'll have to deal with a traitor inside the Delacroix family, a mad alchemist, and an infatuated...read more

  • Peter V. Brett

    'On the night of the new moon, the demons rise in force, seeking the deaths of two men both of whom have the potential to become the fabled Deliverer, the man prophesied to reunite the scattered remnants of humanity in a final push to destroy the demon corelings once and for all. Arlen Bales was once an ordinary man, but now he has become something more-the Warded Man, tattooed with eldritch wards so powerful they make him a match for any demon. Arlen denies he is the Deliverer at every turn, but the more he tries to be one with the common folk, the more fervently they believe. Many would follow him, but Arlen's path threatens to lead him to a dark place he alone can travel to, and from...read more