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If heart-racing, high octane thrills and spills are your thing, look no further than the latest action reads in book, eBook, eAudiobook, large print or audio CD. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection.

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Jade Island by Elizabeth Lowell

Jade Island

Elizabeth Lowell

eBook

Elizabeth Lowell's second book in her trilogy featuring the internationally renowned Donovan family pairs youngest brother Kyle, who featured prominently in the previous book Amber Beach, with the illegitimate daughter of a Chinese trading dynasty. L...

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Figures in a landscape by Barry England

Figures in a landscape

Barry England

eBook

Two prisoners of war make a daring escape from their captors, fleeing across a hostile and alien terrain towards safety across the border, more than four hundred miles away. Equipped only with the few supplies they are able to steal and with nothing to...

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The emperor's wolves  by Michelle Sagara

The emperor's wolves

Michelle Sagara

eBook

"Multiple races carefully navigate the City of Elantra under the Dragon Emperor's wing. His Imperial Wolves are executioners, the smallest group to serve in the Halls of Law. The populace calls them assassins.Every wolf candidate must consent to a fu...

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Captain moxley and the embers of the empire by Dan Hanks

Captain moxley and the embers of the empire

Dan Hanks

eBook

An ex-Spitfire pilot is dragged into a race against a shadowy government agency to unlock the secrets of the lost empire of Atlantis In post-war 1952, the good guys are supposed to have won. But not everything is as it seems when ex-Spitfire pilot Ca...

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The pilgrim conspiracy  by Jeroen Windmeijer

The pilgrim conspiracy

Jeroen Windmeijer

Book

"The normally quiet Dutch town of Leiden is horrified when the chairman of the local Masonic lodge is brutally killed. Almost simultaneously, a manuscript is found in an archive in which an anonymous author tells the hidden history of the Pilgrim Fathers,...

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The two lost mountains  by Matthew Reilly

The two lost mountains

Matthew Reilly

Book

"Against all the odds, Jack West Jr found the Three Secret Cities but at a heartbreaking cost. His beloved daughter Lily, it appeared, was slaughtered by Sphinx in a cruel ancient ritual. With his rivals far ahead of him, Jack must now get to one of the...

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Balkan glory  by Julian Stockwin

Balkan glory

Julian Stockwin

Book

"1811. The Adriatic, the 'French Lake', is now the most valuable territory Napoleon Bonaparte possesses. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd finds his glorious return to England cut short when the Admiralty summons him to lead a squadron of frigates into these waters...

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Thea Stilton and the magic of the mirror  by Thea Stilton

Thea Stilton and the magic of the mirror

Thea Stilton

eBook

The Thea Sisters are summoned to the Seven Roses Unit by Will Mystery, but when they get there Will is missing; the sisters follow a trail of clues to the Fantasy Kingdoms, and find out that the Mayhem Mirror has been disturbed, and a terrible curse is...

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Stone cross by Marc Cameron

Stone cross

Marc Cameron

Large Print

"In a remote Alaskan village, Deputy US Marshal Arliss Cutter searches for a stone-cold killer amid a hotbed of corruption, lies, and long-buried secrets ... Winter comes early to the rural native community of Stone Cross, Alaska--and so does hunting...

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The last agent by Robert Dugoni

The last agent

Robert Dugoni

Audio CD

"Betrayed by his own country and tried for treason, former spy Charles Jenkins survived an undercover Russian operation gone wrong. Exonerated, bitter, and safe, the retired family man is through with duplicitous spy games. Then he learns of a woman ...

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The Russian pink  by Matthew Hart

The Russian pink

Matthew Hart

Book

"When "The Russian Pink" - a stunningly large rose-hued diamond - makes a surprise appearance around the neck of Honey Li, the wife of surging presidential candidate Harry Nash, Alex Turner, an investigator for the Treasury Department's diamond division...

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Unrestricted access  by James Rollins

Unrestricted access

James Rollins

Book

"Experience the exciting breadth of New York Times bestselling author James Rollins's wild imagination and adventurous spirit in this anthology of his short masterworks, including a new full-length novella featuring Captain Tucker Wayne and his military...

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Interference by Brad Parks

Interference

Brad Parks

Audio CD

"Quantum physicist Matt Bronik is suffering from strange, violent seizures that medical science seems powerless to explain - much to the consternation of his wife, Brigid. Matt doesn't think these fits could be related to his research, which he has a...

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The sandpit by Nicholas Shakespeare

The sandpit

Nicholas Shakespeare

Large Print

Having returned to Oxford with his son Leandro, John Dyer believes his time living on the edge as a foreign correspondent in Rio is over. But Leandro's schoolmates are the children of influential people, among them an international banker, a Russian ...

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The gates of Athens by Conn Iggulden

The gates of Athens

Conn Iggulden

Audio CD

Under Darius the Great, the mighty Persian army swollen by 10,000 Immortal warriors have come to subjugate the Greeks. In their path stands an army of freeborn Athenians, and among them is fearsome and cunning soldier-statesman, Xanthippus. Ten years...

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H.M.S. Cockerel  by Dewey Lambdin

H.M.S. Cockerel

Dewey Lambdin

Book

"Yearning for the high seas, Alan Lewrie plods through his oppressive life as a gentleman farmer and family man. The year is 1793 and after four years spent ashore, Lewrie is gratified when revolutionary France threatens war and the Royal Navy beckons....

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Rebellion's message by Michael Jecks

Rebellion's message

Michael Jecks

eBook

January 1554. Light-fingered Jack Blackjack knows he's not going to have a good day when he wakes with a sore head next to a dead body in a tavern's yard. That would be bad enough -- but when he discovers what's in the dead man's purse, the one he'd ...

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The last migration by Charlotte McConaghy

The last migration

Charlotte McConaghy

Audio CD

"A dark past. An impossible journey. The will to survive. How far you would you go for love? Franny Stone is determined to go to the end of the earth, following the last of the Arctic terns on what may be their final migration to Antarctica. As anima...

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The silent conspiracy  by L. C. Shaw

The silent conspiracy

L. C. Shaw

Book

"It's been almost two years since investigative reporter Jack Logan and television producer Taylor Parks brought down the Institute - the secret facility responsible for indoctrinating a generation of America's political and media power players. Their...

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Tokyo Bay by Anthony Grey

Tokyo Bay

Anthony Grey

eBook

A fleet of ships billowing black smoke steam past Japan's tributary islands in July 1853, setting off panic among a people who have been sealed off from the rest of the world for over two hundred years. Commodore Matthew Perry has arrived, sent by the...

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The gigantic, genuine genie by Suzanne Williams

The gigantic, genuine genie

Suzanne Williams

eBook

Princess Fatima buys a beautiful bottle at the bazaar that holds a tiny, powerless genie, who proves that there are many advantages to being small, and that being helpful and brave does not require magic.

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Fortress of fury  by Matthew Harffy

Fortress of fury

Matthew Harffy

Book

"War hangs heavy in the hot summer air as Penda of Mercia and his allies march into the north. Caught unawares, the Bernician forces are besieged within the great fortress of Bebbanburg. It falls to Beobrand to mount the defence of the stronghold, but...

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No white lies  by Dan (Thriller novelist) Eaton

No white lies

Dan (Thriller novelist) Eaton

Book

"What would you do for success? Would you lie? Would you cheat? Would you kill? Award-winning journalist Will McCormick has it all. Money, a beautiful family, and a house in the picture-perfect resort of Queenstown. Will also has a dark secret. The story...

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The return  by Harry. author. Sidebottom

The return

Harry. author. Sidebottom

Book

"145BC - Calabria, ancient Rome. After years of spilling blood for Rome, Gaius Furius Paullus has returned home to spend his remaining days working quietly on the family farm. But it seems death has stalked Paullus from the battlefield. Just days after...

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Box 88  by Charles Cumming

Box 88

Charles Cumming

Book

"1989: The Cold War will soon be over, but for BOX 88, a top secret spying agency, the espionage game is heating up. Lachlan Kite, recruited from an elite boarding school, is sent to France, tasked with gathering intelligence on an enigmatic Iranian....

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Make them cry  by Smith (Joshua Smith) Henderson

Make them cry

Smith (Joshua Smith) Henderson

Book

"It's hard to make Diane Harbaugh flinch. A former prosecutor notorious for her aggressive tactics, she's now a DEA agent who interrogates witnesses so effectively, she has them confessing in tears. But when she hears from Gustavo, a high-ranking cartel...

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Total power  by Kyle Mills

Total power

Kyle Mills

Book

"Captured by Mitch Rapp, ISIS’s top technology expert reveals that he was about to meet a man who could bring down America’s power grid. When the CIA trap to eliminate this man fails, ISIS operatives help the cyber terrorist do what he said he would -...

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Tall order by Stephen Leather

Tall order

Stephen Leather

Large Print

He is one of the world's most ruthless terrorists, codenamed Saladin. He plans and executes devastating attacks and then, ghost-like, he disappears. Ten years ago he blew a plane out of the sky above New York - and now he's struck again, killing dozens...

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City of spies  by Mara Timon

City of spies

Mara Timon

Book

"Lisbon, 1943. When her cover is blown, SOE agent Elisabeth de Mornay flees Paris. Pursued by the Gestapo, she makes her way to neutral Lisbon, where Europe's elite rub shoulders with diplomats, businessmen, smugglers, and spies. There she receives new...

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Gold of kings by T. Davis Bunn

Gold of kings

T. Davis Bunn

eBook

When antiques dealer Storm Syrrell inherits her late grandfather's business, she discovers his shady business dealings as well as international clues hinting at golden treasure. She teams up with Harry Bennett, a treasure hunter and ex-con, to locate...

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Cold war  by Bradley (Novelist) Wright

Cold war

Bradley (Novelist) Wright

Book

"There's only way to stop bioterrorism. Catch it before it spreads. Just one week after an entire town in Alaska mysteriously fell ill, all two hundred of them were dead. Six months ago a famous Russian virologist entered Seattle for a World Health C...

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The secret weapon  by Bradley (Novelist) Wright

The secret weapon

Bradley (Novelist) Wright

Book

"The CIA keeps a lot of secrets. None more deadly than him. After a covert mission became personal, the only way elite counterterrorism operative, Alexander King, could keep his loved ones safe, and the eyes of Washington's enemies blind to his existence,...

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A burning sea  by Theodore (Historical fiction writer) Brun

A burning sea

Theodore (Historical fiction writer)...

Book

"Erlan Aurvandil has turned his back on the past and his native Northern lands, taking a perilous journey to the greatest city in the world, Byzantium. But as his voyage ends, Erlan is brutally betrayed, captured and enslaved by a powerful Byzantine ...

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The President's dossier  by James A. Scott

The President's dossier

James A. Scott

Book

"Fired for bias against the U.S. president, ex-CIA Russia expert Max Geller gets a chance to redeem his reputation and make a fortune when he is hired to investigate the president's incriminating ties to Moscow. Jill Rucker, an undercover CIA agent, ...

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Adverse effects  by Joel Shulkin

Adverse effects

Joel Shulkin

Book

"Determined to help her amnesiac patients recover their lives, Boston psychiatrist Cristina Silva is achieving near-miraculous results by prescribing Recognate, a revolutionary new memory-recovery drug now in trials. She understands her patients' suf...

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The Pandora deception  by David Bruns

The Pandora deception

David Bruns

Book

"To effectively combat the rise of global terrorism, the U.S. military must now rely on more than traditional weapons and tactics. Don Riley of the U.S. Cyber Command is given charge of a brand new effort: a new team in the CIA Operations Directorate...

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Breakout by Stephen Leather

Breakout

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

A friend in need is a friend indeed. And no one is a better friend than hitman-for-hire Lex Harper. When a mate from his past ends up in a Bolivian prison, Harper doesn't think twice about going to his aid. Beatings, rapes and murders are an everyday...

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Journey of the pharaohs by Clive Cussler

Journey of the pharaohs

Clive Cussler

Audio CD

In 1074 BC, vast treasures disappear from the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. In 1927, a daredevil American aviator vanishes on an attempted transcontinental flight. And in the present day, a fishing trawler sinks off the coast of Scotland. How are these...

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Chaos  by Andrew (Andrew D.) Swanston

Chaos

Andrew (Andrew D.) Swanston

Book

"It is February, 1574. Winter holds London in its icy grasp, and yet the city is caught in a fervour of paranoia, suspicion and superstition. Rumours of papist plots and a Spanish invasion run riot through the streets, mob violence is commonplace, all...

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Captain Moxley and the embers of the empire  by Dan Hanks

Captain Moxley and the embers of the empire

Dan Hanks

Book

"In post-war 1952, the good guys are supposed to have won. But not everything is as it seems when ex-Spitfire pilot Captain Samantha Moxley is dragged into a fight against the shadowy US government agency she used to work for. Now, with former Nazis ...

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The chemical reaction by Fiona Erskine

The chemical reaction

Fiona Erskine

Audio CD

"After escaping almost certain death amidst the ruins of Chernobyl, Jaq finds herself in even hotter water. Deep in debt, she decides to take on a risky contract in China. But when her former student and the chemical factory she was meant to be inves...

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The pretender's gold by Scott Mariani

The pretender's gold

Scott Mariani

Audio CD

"When things get rough, we should all have a friend like Ben Hope. Retired army sergeant Boonzie McCulloch travels to the wintry Highlands of Scotland to help a relative in danger, but is soon deeper in it himself than he'd bargained for. Ruthless, c...

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Nightshade  by M. L. Huie

Nightshade

M. L. Huie

Book

"British spy Livy Nash has never had many friends. But fellow agent Margot Dupont was the exception to the rule. At least, until she disappeared during one of their missions in World War Two, never to be heard from again. Since then, Livy's made do. ...

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The last agent  by Robert Dugoni

The last agent

Robert Dugoni

Book

"Betrayed by his own country and tried for treason, former spy Charles Jenkins survived an undercover Russian operation gone wrong. Exonerated, bitter, and safe, the retired family man is through with duplicitous spy games. Then he learns of a woman...

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Triple by Ken Follett

Triple

Ken Follett

eBook

It is 1968. Israeli intelligence has learned that Egypt, with Soviet help, will develop atomic bombs within months - an untimely end for the young nation unless a source of uranium for Israeli bombs can be had in complete secrecy. Impossible, of course,...

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Death benefit by Robin Cook

Death benefit

Robin Cook

eBook

Behind the prim gates of the Greenwich, Connecticut, McMansions, Wall Street whizzes turn their attentions from mortgages to another possible profit source: the $25 trillion life-insurance industry. By securitizing the policies of the old and sick, they...

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Arkhangel  by James Brabazon

Arkhangel

James Brabazon

Book

"When a straightforward operation to kill a terrorist commander goes badly wrong, Max finds himself framed for murder. Cut off from his base and cut loose by his Government handlers, he's forced to go even deeper underground, propelled across Europe on...

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The ninja's blade  by Tori Eldridge

The ninja's blade

Tori Eldridge

Book

"Lily Wong--a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja--has more trouble than she was bargaining for when controlling grandparents arrive in Los Angeles from Hong Kong at the same time she goes undercover in the dangerous world of youth sex trafficking. As...

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Titanic by Stephen Davies

Titanic

Stephen Davies

eBook

In a brand-new non-fiction series from Scholastic, Survivor: Titanic tells the story of a young boy aboard the fateful Titanic. This gripping first-hand account is perfect for children studying the Titanic at school. An exciting story--perfect for re...

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Texas outlaw by James Patterson

Texas outlaw

James Patterson

eBook

"Texas Ranger Rory Yates becomes famous after his girlfriend, country music star Willow Dawes, writes a song about his bravery. He tries to escape the spotlight by moving to the small West Texas town of Rio Lobo, but the chief of police doesn't want him...

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The hooligans  by Peter T. Deutermann

The hooligans

Peter T. Deutermann

Book

"A gripping and authentic World War II naval adventure by a master storyteller The Hooligans fictionalizes the little-known but remarkable exploits of "The Hooligan Navy" that fought in the Pacific theatre of World War II. Loosely-organized in fast m...

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The death ray debacle  by David McGill

The death ray debacle

David McGill

Book

"In June 1935 Takapuna inventor Victor Penny was attacked by foreign agents seeking what the newspapers dubbed a 'death ray'. The government secretly shifted him to Somes Island in Wellington harbour to develop the weapon. The novel of this true story...

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End game by Matt Johnson

End game

Matt Johnson

eBook

"Robert Finlay seems to have finally left his SAS past behind him and is settled into his new career as a detective. But when the girlfriend of his former SAS colleague and close friend Kevin Jones is murdered, it's clear that Finlay's troubles are far...

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Unearthed treasure by Elizabeth Lapthorne

Unearthed treasure

Elizabeth Lapthorne

eBook

Chelsea and David have been working a year and a half to stop a smuggling ring. While discovering the last link, they unearth a far greater treasure-that of each other's love. Chelsea Atchison and David Greer have been working deep undercover for the...

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Intimate knowledge by Elizabeth Lapthorne

Intimate knowledge

Elizabeth Lapthorne

eBook

While camping Jennifer unwittingly stumbles upon a corrupt conspiracy. Only Saul-her best friend since childhood-can help her unravel the complex plot and keep her safe. When Jennifer Mabbot goes camping in the Forest of Dean for some much needed...

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River of gold  by Anthony Riches

River of gold

Anthony Riches

Book

"Set in AD 187, River of Gold takes Marcus Aquila up the Nile from the Romans' stronghold in Alexandria to the frontiers of the Empire. An unknown enemy has slaughtered almost all the soldiers stationed at the Empire's last outpost before its borders...

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One true patriot  by Sean Parnell

One true patriot

Sean Parnell

Book

"When Eric Steele gets a call that a fellow Alpha is in serious trouble, he rushes to Paris. But it’s too late - Ron Raines, Alpha Six, is dead, the victim of a brutal stabbing. While on leave in the City of Light, Raines had met an attractive art hi...

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The gryphon heist  by James R. Hannibal

The gryphon heist

James R. Hannibal

Book

"A rookie CIA officer makes a reluctant agreement to work with a former assassin and an elite team of thieves to breach a high-altitude data vault hovering in the mesosphere in the most daring heist ever conceived."--

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Crossing savage by Dave Edlund

Crossing savage

Dave Edlund

eBook

Crossing savage: As one by one the world's leading alternative energy researchers are assassinated, Peter Savage and his friend Jim Nicolaou race against the clock to preserve the secret that promises to change the landscape of the world... or start a...

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Fugitive  by Paul Fraser Collard

Fugitive

Paul Fraser Collard

Book

"London, 1868. Jack has traded the battlefield for business, running a thriving club in the backstreets of Whitechapel. But this underworld has rules and when Jack refuses to comply, he finds himself up against the East End's most formidable criminal...

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Knife edge  by Simon Mayo

Knife edge

Simon Mayo

Book

"6.45am. A sweltering London rush hour. And in the last 27 minutes, seven people have been murdered. In a series of coordinated attacks, seven men and women across London have been targeted. For journalist Famie Madden, the horror unfolds as she arrives...

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When eight bells toll by Alistair MacLean

When eight bells toll

Alistair MacLean

eBook

Millions of pounds in gold bullion are being pirated in the Irish Sea. Investigations by the British Secret Service, and a sixth sense, have bought Philip Calvert to a bleak, lonely bay in the Western Highlands. But the sleepy atmosphere of Torbay ...

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River of death by Alistair MacLean

River of death

Alistair MacLean

eBook

THE LOST CITY. Hamilton knows the way to the ruins deep in the Brazilian jungle - and the secret they hold. The millionaire who calls himself Smith seeks the lost city to avenge a wrong from his hidden past. Their journey down the River of Death is an...

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Slow burn by Stephen Leather

Slow burn

Stephen Leather

Audio CD

There are thousands of jihadi brides in refugee camps in the Middle East. Spider Shepherd is about to be sent on an extraordinary mission. There he will have to decide which of the women he meets are a threat, and which of them have useful information....

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Deep black lies by Caroline Carver

Deep black lies

Caroline Carver

Audio CD

The last thing psychotherapist Harry Hope expects on his walk home one evening is to be knifed. At first, he thinks it's a random event. But as the police investigate further, seemingly unrelated attacks, Harry is shocked to discover that every victim...

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Fugitive by Paul Fraser Collard

Fugitive

Paul Fraser Collard

Audio CD

London, 1868. Jack has traded the battlefield for business, running a thriving club in the backstreets of Whitechapel. But this underworld has rules and when Jack refuses to comply, he finds himself up against the East End's most formidable criminal -...

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Greed  by Marc Elsberg

Greed

Marc Elsberg

Book

"The world economy is in freefall. But one group are doing just fine: the super-rich. Herbert Thompson, renowned Nobel prize-winning economist, is on his way to Berlin to give a speech. He plans to reveal a groundbreaking formula that will halt the e...

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The annihilation protocol  by Michael Laurence

The annihilation protocol

Michael Laurence

Book

"For centuries, a mysterious syndicate known as the Thirteen has staged a silent coup, infiltrating governments and manipulating the course of world events. It's more powerful than any nation, deadlier than any army. The time has come for it to emerge...

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The final adventures of Professor Shonku by Satyajit Ray

The final adventures of Professor Shonku

Satyajit Ray

eBook

Just at the stroke of the half hour, the floor under our feet shook, and in that very instant, the sphere exploded into a thousand bits and scattered on the floor. Then, from the ruins was heard an eerie, disembodied voice declaiming, 'I know what comes...

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The haze  by Burnaby Hawkes

The haze

Burnaby Hawkes

Book

"Life has never been the same since Hector Kane was tossed out of the Company two years ago. His marriage to the smart and beautiful Yubi is falling apart after the death of their son. His teaching career at the American Institute of Middle Eastern Studies...

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Meet your maker  by Matthew Mather

Meet your maker

Matthew Mather

Book

"In the Czar's Suite of Kiev's five-star Persian Palace, police discover a body jammed impossibly deep in a narrow ventilation duct. Security cameras reveal that no one else entered the supersecure room. An ocean away, Interpol rookie Delta Devlin witnesses...

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The dreaming tree  by Matthew Mather

The dreaming tree

Matthew Mather

Book

"After a near-fatal car crash, Royce Lowell-Vandeweghe wakes up to find he's one of the first patients to undergo a radical new procedure: a full-body transplant. Convalescing years later and suffering from waking nightmares, he answers the door at his...

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Chasing the white lion  by James R. Hannibal

Chasing the white lion

James R. Hannibal

Book

"A CIA case officer gets her plum assignment-Russia. It's the future she's dreamed of--but an attempted kidnapping, a traitor in the agency, and a crime syndicate involved in the worst forms of evil pull her back into the ragged edges of her past."--

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Ride or die  by Khurrum Rahman

Ride or die

Khurrum Rahman

Book

"Jay Qasim is finally out of the game and trying to lay low. But then he gets news that rocks his world and drags up everything that he thought he’d left behind. Jay must break his vow never to work with MI5 again and turn to the person who sold him out....

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Assassin's strike  by Ward Larsen

Assassin's strike

Ward Larsen

Book

"In a Syrian palace, the presidents of Russia and Syria undertake a clandestine meeting. No staff or advisors are permitted in the room. No records are kept. By necessity, however, there are two witnesses: the interpreters. The Russian, Ludmilla Krav...

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The silk tree by Julian Stockwin

The silk tree

Julian Stockwin

eBook

Forced to flee Rome from the barbaric rampages of the Ostrogoths, merchant Nicander meets an unlikely ally in the form of Marius, a fierce Roman legionary. Escaping to a new life in Constantinople, the two land upon its shores lonely and penniless. Needing...

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The last frontier by Alistair MacLean

The last frontier

Alistair MacLean

Book

Michael Reynolds was going insane ... slowly but inevitably insane. And the most terrible part of it was that he knew it. Since the last forced injection, there had been nothing he could do about the relentless onset of this madness. The more he ...

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Serpent by Clive Cussler

Serpent

Clive Cussler

eBook

"When Kurt Austin, the leader of a courageous National Underwater & Marine Agency exploration team, rescues beautiful marine archaeologist Nina Kirov off the coast of Morocco, he becomes the next target of Texas industrialist Don Halcon, a madman bent...

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Jackals' revenge by Iain Gale

Jackals' revenge

Iain Gale

Book

Set in the turmoil of the eastern Mediterranean in 1941, with the Brits struggling to hold their line in Greece against the powerful German and Italian forces. Peter Lamb and his men are halted in their retreat to England and forced to join the British...

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Daughter of fortune by Isabel Allende

Daughter of fortune

Isabel Allende

eBook

A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel.

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Blue gold by Clive Cussler

Blue gold

Clive Cussler

eBook

Earth is a paradox - a fertile world three-quarters covered with water, yet in danger of running dry. Overuse and pollution have drained most of its fresh water, and scientist Francesca Carval's brilliant formula for desalination has vanished with her...

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HMS Ulysses  by Alistair MacLean

HMS Ulysses

Alistair MacLean

eBook

Dramatizes the week-long disintegration of a British light cruiser and its overworked crew on a mission to Murmansk in Arctic Russia during World War II.

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The outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley

The outlaws of Sherwood

Robin McKinley

eBook

Young Robin Longbow, subapprentice forester in the King's Forest of Nottingham, must contend with the dislike of the Chief Forester, who bullies Robin in memory of his popular father. But Robin does not want to leave Nottingham or lose the title to h...

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Interference  by M. Brad. author. Parks

Interference

M. Brad. author. Parks

Book

"Quantum physicist Matt Bronik is suffering from strange, violent seizures that medical science seems powerless to explain - much to the consternation of his wife, Brigid. Matt doesn’t think these fits could be related to his research, which he has a...

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The stranger  by Simon Conway

The stranger

Simon Conway

Book

"Things change quickly in the world of espionage and clandestine operations. Jude Lyon of MI6 remembers the captured terrorist bomb-maker. He watched him being flown off to Syria, back when Syria was 'friendly'. No-one expected him to survive interro...

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Desert god by Wilbur A. author. Smith

Desert god

Wilbur A. author. Smith

eBook

Ex-slave. Philosopher. Chosen one. Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the Pharaoh's side. Only he can plot a mission that will return Egypt to its former glory. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of Egypt...

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Choppy water by Stuart Woods

Choppy water

Stuart Woods

eBook

"Stone Barrington and his friends are vacationing in Maine when their leisure is suddenly disrupted by extreme weather. To make matters worse, the inclement conditions allow for a menacing adversary to sneak in unnoticed and deliver a chilling message....

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The palace  by Christopher Reich

The palace

Christopher Reich

Book

Rafael de Bourbon, recently married, is days away from opening a luxury boutique hotel off the southern coast of Thailand. When the Royal Thai Police storm the hotel and arrest him for blackmail and extortion, Rafa is thrown into Bangkok's most notorious...

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Fire in the blood  by Perry Edmond O'Brien

Fire in the blood

Perry Edmond O'Brien

Book

"While overseas fighting in the Afghan war, U.S. Army soldier Coop - a man haunted by the things he has seen and done in the war - is told that his wife has been killed back home in the States. The ticking of the clock begins as Coop is given a brief...

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Sandblast  by Al Pessin

Sandblast

Al Pessin

Book

"Pentagon Covert Ops runner Bridget Davenport must find someone to infiltrate the Taliban, get to the terrorist mastermind, and at all costs stop his plan for an attack more destructive than 9/11. Bridget finds young California-raised Afghan-American...

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House privilege  by Michael Lawson

House privilege

Michael Lawson

Book

"Fifteen-year-old Cassie Russell, the only daughter of a mega-rich Boston couple, is the sole survivor of a plane crash that killed her parents. She's also the goddaughter of the newly elected Speaker of the House, John Mahoney, and Mahoney becomes her...

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Greyhound  by C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

Greyhound

C. S. (Cecil Scott) Forester

Book

"The mission of Commander George Krause of the United States Navy is to protect a convoy of thirty-seven merchant ships making their way across the icy North Atlantic from America to England. There, they will deliver desperately needed supplies, but only...

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The gates of Athens  by Conn Iggulden

The gates of Athens

Conn Iggulden

Book

"490 BC. King Darius of Persia has brought about a golden age, a world of prosperity and peace. He would make the Greeks part of that greater nation, if they would just lay down their spears and shields - and call him king. The people of Athens have ...

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The Templar cross by Paul Christopher

The Templar cross

Paul Christopher

eBook

Retired Army Ranger John Holliday has reluctantly settled into his teaching position at West Point, when young Israeli archaeologist Rafi Wanounou comes to him with desperate news. Holliday's niece - and Rafi's financée - Peggy has been kidnapped whi...

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Blood in the water by Jack Flynn

Blood in the water

Jack Flynn

eBook

"Homeland Security agent, Kit Steel, is committed to avenge terrorism. And she's after the blood of her nemesis, one of world's most ruthless and dangerous criminals, Vincente Carpio. He has the blood of her husband and young son on his hands, and Kit...

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Strong from the heart  by Jon Land

Strong from the heart

Jon Land

Book

"The drug crisis hits home for fifth generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong when the son of her outlaw lover Cort Wesley Masters nearly dies from an opioid overdose. On top of that, she's dealing with the inexplicable tragedy of a small Texas town where...

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The sandpit  by Nicholas Shakespeare

The sandpit

Nicholas Shakespeare

Book

"When John Dyer returns to Oxford from Brazil with his young son, he doesn't expect to find them both in danger. Every day is the same. He drops Leandro at his smart prep school and walks to the library to research his new book. His time living on the...

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Tom Clancy by Mike Maden

Tom Clancy

Mike Maden

Large Print

"While on vacation in Barcelona, Jack Ryan, Jr. is surprised to run into an old friend at a small café. At first, Renee Moore seems surprised to see Jack, but then she just seems irritated and distracted. After making plans to meet later, Jack leaves,...

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