Monthly Archives: February 2017

Download E-books The Hitopadésa (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Nārāyaṇa

Greatly learn and cherished for greater than one thousand years, the Hitopadesa (Book of excellent Counsels) is an anthology of folks knowledge that provides funny and profound reflections on human lives and loves, philosophies and follies. Drawing on conventional assets, Narayana provides vintage stories as narrated by way of animals, leading to a piece that could be a interesting combination of myth and satire.

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Download E-books The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2) PDF

By Rick Riordan

After a summer time spent attempting to hinder a catastrophic warfare one of the Greek gods, Percy Jackson reveals his seventh-grade tuition 12 months unnervingly quiet. His largest challenge is facing his new pal, Tyson-a six-foot-three, mentally challenged homeless child who follows Percy all over, making it not easy for Percy to have any "normal" friends.

But issues don't remain quiet for lengthy. Percy quickly discovers there's difficulty at Camp Half-Blood: the mystical borders which shield Half-Blood Hill were poisoned by means of a mysterious enemy, and the one refuge for demigods is at the verge of being overrun by means of mythological monsters. to save lots of the camp, Percy wishes assistance from his ally, Grover, who has been taken prisoner by way of the Cyclops Polyphemus on an island someplace within the Sea of Monsters, the damaging waters Greek heroes have sailed for millennia-only this present day, the ocean of Monsters is going by way of a brand new identify the Bermuda Triangle.

Now Percy and his friends-Grover, Annabeth, and Tyson-must retrieve the Golden Fleece from the Island of the Cyclopes via the tip of the summer season or Camp Half-Blood might be destroyed. yet first, Percy will examine a gorgeous new mystery approximately his family-one that makes him query even if being claimed as Poseidon's son is an honor or just a merciless shaggy dog story.

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Download E-books The Witch Is Dead (Ophelia & Abby Mysteries, No. 5) PDF

By Shirley Damsgaard

Life is busier than ever for witch Ophelia Jensen. as well as her day activity on the library, she—with assistance from her grandmother Abby—is getting ready to formally undertake Tink, the younger medium she's taken less than her wing. So whilst Ophelia's aged Aunt Dot, longing for experience, desires to examine the homicide of a funeral director within the neighboring city, Ophelia attempts to decline. yet then Tink's puppy pulls a cranium out of the woods—a cranium which can belong to a homicide victim.

Finding mysterious bones within the woods is not the basically unusual factor that is occurred to Tink in recent years. She's been having visions of ghastly ghosts imploring her for aid. yet sooner than Ophelia can attach the apparitions with the homicide, Tink is abducted! Ophelia and Abby should conflict a creepy crematorium proprietor and an invasion from a few modern day physique snatchers to discover their protégé . . . otherwise they will need to carry a séance simply to converse to her again.

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Download E-books Miami Blues PDF

By Charles Willeford

After a brutal day investigating a quadruple murder, Detective Hoke Moseley settles into his room on the un-illustrious El Dorado lodge and nurses a tumbler of brandy. together with his safeguard down, he doesn’t think carefully whilst he hears a knock at the door. day after today, he unearths himself within the health center, badly bruised and along with his jaw stressed out close. He thinks again over ten years of instances brooding about who would need to overcome him into unconsciousness, scouse borrow his gun and badge, and most significantly, make off together with his prized dentures. however the items by no means particularly upload as much as revenge, and the few clues he has continue connecting to a dimwitted hooker, and her ex-con boyfriend and the weird homicide of a Hare Krishna pimp.

Chronically depressed, consistently strapped for cash, continuously keen to bend the principles a section, Hoke Moseley is infrequently what you think that of because the excellent cop, yet he's one of many the best detective creations of all time.

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Download E-books Death at the Wedding Feast (John Rawlings, Apothecary) PDF

An Apothecary John Rawlings Georgian  secret - Apothecary John Rawlings has travelled to Devon to be via the facet of his mistress, Elizabeth di Lorenzi, who's as a result of provide delivery to their baby. Leaving his store – and his new carbonated water enterprise – in sturdy palms, John is gifted with a shock on his arrival at Sidmouth Bay. whereas Elizabeth is convalescing, he learns that woman Sidmouth’s daughter, Miranda, is to marry the aged Earl of St Austell, who's fifty-four years her senior and has a merciless popularity. because the marriage ceremony day techniques, John feels more and more uneasy, and earlier than too lengthy his worst forebodings are discovered . . .

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Download E-books Armchair in Hell (Peter Chambers) PDF

By Henry Kane

Originally released in 1948

When a lush brunette turns up abruptly useless in a stranger’s mattress, and an vintage broker (who is “mostly legit”) settles down in a simple chair with a dagger in his again, and a big-time gambler drops all bets at the kitchen flooring in a pool of blood—then Peter Chambers, fiction’s so much crowd pleasing, hard-boiled deepest eye, reveals himself staked out as sufferer quantity four in a high priced video game of loss of life and overseas intrigue.

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Download E-books Bald New World PDF

By Peter Tieryas Liu

Selected as one in every of Publishers Weekly's top technology Fiction Books of summer time 2014 and indexed on Buzzfeed's 15 hugely expected Books of 2014, Bald New global asks the question:

What if everybody on the earth misplaced their hair?

Nick Guan and his buddy Larry Chao are a couple of eccentric filmmakers who decide to discover the existential angst in their balding international via cinema. Larry is inheritor to at least one of the main profitable wig businesses on the earth. Nick is a guy who is attempting to make experience of the tatters of his American dream. occurring all through China and the United States, the pair trigger on a sequence of misadventures regarding North Korean spies, veterans of an African battle, and electronic cricket warring parties. Their trip leads them to find a number of the darkest secrets and techniques at the back of wig-making and hair in a hairless world.

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Download E-books The Mystery of the Ivory Charm (Nancy Drew, Book 13) PDF

By Carolyn Keene

What mystery life-giving energy does the beautiful ivory elephant allure comprise? Can the trinket rather shield its wearer from all damage? Nancy Drew reveals out while the landlord of the Bengleton Wild-Animal convey asks her to enquire one of many performers who should be keen on a few mysterious unlawful scheme.The lady detective’s task turns into advanced while the elephant trainer’s younger assistant, Rishi, seeks shelter on the Drew domestic from his merciless foster father, Rai.While following clues to aid the boy locate his actual father, Nancy learns approximately an eerie deserted condominium. She is pressured by way of its unusual proprietor, Anita Allison, and the fiendish Rai. How Nancy makes use of the ivory allure, reunites a maharaja together with his son, and brings the evildoers to justice will mystify readers from starting to finish.

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