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When twelve-year-old evil genius Artemis Fowl tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy - Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit - and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nast... Read more about Artemis Fowl

HO Chi Minh City in the summer. Sweltering by anyone’s standards. Needless to say, Artemis Fowl would not have been willing to put up with such discomfort if something extremely important had not been...

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The #1 New York Times bestseller about a famous novelist held hostage in a remote location by his "number one fan." One of "Stephen King's best…genuinely scary" (USA TODAY).

Bestselling novelist Paul Sheldon thinks he's finally free of Misery Chastai... Read more about Misery

But sometimes the sounds—like the pain—faded, and then there was only the haze. He remembered darkness: solid darkness had come before the haze. Did that mean he was making progress? Let there be ligh...

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Look out for Mary Kubica's chilling new thriller, Local Woman Missing

Over a million copies sold.

"A twisty, roller coaster ride of a debut. Fans of Gone Girl will embrace this equally evocative tale." -Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling au... Read more about The Good Girl

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The first book in C. S. Lewis's acclaimed Space Trilogy, which continues with Perelandra and That Hideous Strength, Out of the Silent Planet begins the adventures of the remarkable Dr. Ransom. Here, that estimable man is abducted by a megalomaniacal ... Read more about Out of the Silent Planet

The last drops of the thundershower had hardly ceased falling when the Pedestrian stuffed his map into his pocket, settled his pack more comfortably on his tired shoulders, and stepped out from the sh...

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When a mother is targeted by a dangerous group of masterminds, she must commit a crime to save her kidnapped daughter - or risk losing her forever - in this "propulsive and original" thriller (Stephen King) that has won the Barry and Macavity Awards,... Read more about The Chain

She could have dropped her school bag and run across the marshes. She’s a nimble thirteen-year-old and she knows all the swamps and quicksands of Plum Island. There’s a little morning sea fog and the ...

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My name is Savannah Miller. My father is the mayor of New York. One day after my twenty-seventh birthday I was grabbed from behind. A cloth sack was quickly pulled over my head, and I was taken from everything I'd ever known.

I was beaten, starved, t... Read more about Broken

I don’t know how long I’ve been here, four months possibly five. Time passes in strange ways when you have no means to mark it. At first, I counted time by the meals I received, but after a while they...

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Get to know the detective in charge of Copenhagen's coldest cases in the first electrifying Department Q mystery from New York Times bestselling author Jussi Adler-Olsen.

Carl Mørck used to be one of Denmark's best homicide detectives. Then a hail of... Read more about The Keeper of Lost Causes

Homicide chief Marcus Jacobsen wasa slob when it came to keeping his office in order, but that didn’t bother him. The mess was just an external phenomenon; on the inside he was meticulously organized....

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Passion sparks in USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Teresa Medeiros's irresistibly tempting new romance after a sexy

Highlander kidnaps his rival's spirited English bride Emmaline Marlowe is about to wed the extremely powerful laird of... Read more about The Devil Wears Plaid

“I’d be willin’ to wager she couldn’t bleach them away with an entire jar o’ Gowland’s Lotion! And the copper shade o’ her hair does make her look a wee bit common, don’t you think? I heard the earl m...

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