Hawaii Five-O - 2 - Terror in the Sun

ASSASSINS, INCORPORATED! THE ENGISHMAN: with his small, deadly and silent automatic.THE ITALIAN: with his neck-sized loop of finest Toledo steel.THE RUSSIAN: who can make a bomb out of a car, or a fountain pen.THE FRENCHMAN: with his treasured collection of surgical knives.THE GERMAN: his only weapon, a handful of tasteless, lethal pellets.THE UNDERTAKER: the man without a country. The deadliest assassin of all, whose hands can crush a coin—or a man—like a flower. THE TARGET: Hawaii Five-O Inspector Steve McGarrett, who has his own hands full protecting a Very Important Person and his Very Willing Daughter.
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Hawaii Five-O - 1

The Cyanide Cocktailwas a real cool touch—the hallmark of a contemptuous and lethal dilettante. One after another the victims fell: the shipping magnate, the stripper, the thieving punk. And there was the near-miss with the magnate’s beautiful daughter, an unforgivable error about to be corrected. Hawaii Five-O—special task force of highly trained police on the world’s most exotic deadly beat—1600 miles of Polynesian islands where the cop is the gambler, playing a killing game with a faceless adversary . . .
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Circles of Time

The Acclaimed Trilogy That Has Been Called a Must-Read for Fans of Downton AbbeyA generation has been lost on the Western Front. The dead have been buried, a harsh peace forged, and the howl of shells replaced by the wail of saxophones as the Jazz Age begins. But ghosts linger--that long-ago golden summer of 1914 tugging at the memory of Martin Rilke and his British cousins, the Grevilles.From the countess to the chauffeur, the inhabitants of Abingdon Pryory seek to forget the past and adjust their lives to a new era in which old values, social codes, and sexual mores have been irretrievably swept away. Martin Rilke throws himself into reporting, discovering unsettling political currents, as Fenton Wood-Lacy faces exile in faraway army outposts. Back at Abingdon, Charles Greville shows signs of recovery from shell shock and Alexandra is caught up in an unlikely romance. Circles of Time captures the age as these strongly drawn characters...
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The Passing Bells

The guns of August are rumbling throughout Europe in the summer of 1914, but war has not yet touched Abingdon Pryory. Here, at the grand home of the Greville family, the parties, dances, and romances play on. Alexandra Greville embarks on her debutante season while brother Charles remains hopelessly in love with the beautiful, untitled Lydia Foxe, knowing that his father, the Earl of Stanmore, will never approve of the match. Downstairs the new servant, Ivy, struggles to adjust to the routines of the well-oiled household staff, as the arrival of American cousin Martin Rilke, a Chicago newspaperman, causes a stir. But, ultimately, the Great War will not be denied, as what begins for the high-bred Grevilles as a glorious adventure soon takes its toll--shattering the household's tranquillity, crumbling class barriers, and bringing its myriad horrors home.
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The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.: The Birds-Of-A-Feather Affair

She moves with trained-to-kill reflexes, clicks with an IBM brain. She's cool, ingenious, and sexy as all get-out. She's a pro from the top of her beautiful head to the tip of her chemically painted toenails. She's Mr. Waverly's right-hand girl and her heart belongs to U.N.C.L.E.Watch her infiltrate the ranks of THRUSH as she tries to reach kidnapped Mark Slate, an U.N.C.L.E. agent who's being held for ransom that's too high to pay. See her in action—5 ft. 5 inches... 108 lbs. of dynamite... U.N.C.L.E.'s newest weapon... APRIL DANCER.
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A Future Arrived: A Novel

Before Downton Abbey, there was Abingdon Pryory...The third installment in Phillip Rock's trilogy that came alive with The Passing Bells and continued with Circles of Time, begins with the fading of the Jazz Age in England, and ends with German bombers on the horizon.A Future Arrived, the conclusion to the epic Grevilles of Abingdon saga, contains a P.S. section with additional insights from the author, background material, suggestions for further reading, and more.Review“A Future Arrived is a wonderfully old-fashioned book. . . full of characters who value honor, nobility, courage and commitment . . . refreshing.” (Los Angeles Times) From the Back CoverThe final installment of the saga of the Grevilles of Abingdon Pryory begins in the early 1930s, as the dizzy gaiety of the Jazz Age comes to a shattering end. What follows is a decade of change and uncertainty, as the younger generation, born during or just after the "war to end all wars," comes of age. American writer Martin Rilke has made his journalistic mark, earning worldwide fame with his radio broadcasts, and young Albert Thaxton seeks to follow in his footsteps as a foreign correspondent. Derek Ramsey, born only weeks after his father fell in France, and Colin Ross, a dashing Yankee, leave their schoolboy days behind and enter fighter pilot training as young men. The beautiful Wood-Lacy twins, Jennifer and Victoria, and their passionate younger sister, Kate, strive to forge independent paths, while learning to love—and to let go. In their heady youth and bittersweet growth to adulthood, they are the future—but the shadows that touched the lives of the generation before are destined to reach out to their own.
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A Future Arrived

The final installment of the saga of the Grevilles of Abingdon Pryory begins in the early 1930s, as the dizzy gaiety of the Jazz Age comes to a shattering end. What follows is a decade of change and uncertainty, as the younger generation, born during or just after the "war to end all wars," comes of age. American writer Martin Rilke has made his journalistic mark, earning worldwide fame with his radio broadcasts, and young Albert Thaxton seeks to follow in his footsteps as a foreign correspondent. Derek Ramsey, born only weeks after his father fell in France, and Colin Ross, a dashing Yankee, leave their schoolboy days behind and enter fighter pilot training as young men. The beautiful Wood-Lacy twins, Jennifer and Victoria, and their passionate younger sister, Kate, strive to forge independent paths, while learning to love--and to let go. In their heady youth and bittersweet growth to adulthood, they are the future--but the shadows that touched the lives...
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Beneath The Planet Of The Apes

BENEATH THE PLANET OF THE APES . . . in the buried ruins of what was once New York City, lived an incredible race of men, mutated beyond belief by the effects of the ancient Holocaust. . . . in the ashes of atomic dust, chimpanzees picketed for peace while their gorilla leaders prepared for war. . . . where a great church once shone in the sunlight, dark religious ceremonies paid tribute to the Great Bomb, bringer of life and death. This is the Earth, thousands of years from now, and this the story of two men from the 20th century who somersaulted through a time warp into the most plausible and yet most fantastic adventure ever conceived.
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