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Rush - Maya Banks

Gabe, Jace, and Ash: three of the wealthiest, most powerful men in the country. They’re accustomed to getting anything they want. Anything at all. For Gabe, it’s making one particular fantasy come true with a woman who was forbidden fruit. Now she’s ripe for the picking... When Gabe Hamilton saw Mia Crestwell walk into the ballroom for his hotel’s grand opening, he knew he was going to hell for what he had planned. After all, Mia is his best friend’s little sister. Except she’s not so li...

Rush Home Road - Lori Lansens

Sharla Cody is only five but has already had a troubled life. Then she finds herself dumped with an elderly neighbour when her mother takes off for the summer. Although Sharla is not the angelic child Addy Shadd had pictured when she agreed to look after her, the two soon forge a deep bond. To Addy\'s surprise, Sharla\'s presence brings back memories of her own childhood in Rusholme, a town settled by fugitive slaves in the mid-1800s. In the spirit of White Oleander and The Color Purple, this i...

Permutation City - Greg Egan

The story of a man with a vision - immortality: for those who can afford it is found in cyberspace. Permutation city is the tale of a man with a vision - how to create immortality - and how that vision becomes something way beyond his control. Encompassing the lives and struggles of an artificial life junkie desperate to save her dying mother, a billionaire banker scarred by a terrible crime, the lovers for whom, in their timeless virtual world, love is not enough - and much more ...

PERMUTATION CITY - EGAN, G.

The story of a man with a vision - immortality : for those who can afford it is found in cyberspace. Permutation city is the tale of a man with a vision - how to create immortality - and how that vision becomes something way beyond his control. Encompassing the lives and struggles of an artificial life junkie desperate to save her dying mother, a billionaire banker scarred by a terrible crime, the lovers for whom, in their timeless virtual world, love is not enough - and much more - Permutation...

Angel City - Jon Steele

Jay Harper, one of the last \'angels\' on Planet Earth, is hunting down the half-breeds and goons who infected Paradise with evil. Intercepting a plot to turn half of Paris into a dead zone, Harper ends up on the wrong side of the law and finds himself a wanted man. That doesn\'t stop his commander, Inspector Gobet of the Swiss Police, from sending him back to Paris on a recon mission ... a mission that uncovers a truth buried in the Book of Enoch. Katherine Taylor and her two year old s...

Immortal City - Scott Speer

What if angels not only walked among us - but were our celebrities? What if they saved people for money? That\'s the reality in Angel City, where hot young Jackson Godspeed is the angel everyone\'s dying to date Everyone except for Madison Montgomery, that is. She\'s too busy studying and waitressing to pay attention to the gossip blogs. Then Jackson tumbles into the diner where she works, and they forge an instant, unforgettable connection. But as Maddy is reluctantly drawn into Jackson\'s...

HIDDEN CITY - EDDINGS, D.

The final breathtaking volume in the Tamuli series. The pace, as always, is white hot -- as are the special effects. As readers will know from Book Two, the Shining One Xanetia can melt her enemies with a touch. Fortunately, she is on the side of our hero, and so is the god Edaemus, whose (literally) volcanic rage will be useful in the continuing fight to save the Tamul Empire from the ravages of sinister King Cyrgon of the Cyrgai. Cyrgon has called forth Bhelliom's equal in supernatural power,...

Saint City Sinners - Lilith Saintcrow

Saint City has always been Dante Valentine’s home. It’s where she grew up, it’s where her dead are buried, and it’s where she learned to hunt. Now, one call from an old friend will bring her back to investigate a murder too close to home for anyone\'s comfort. But the one person she trusted has just betrayed her. Sometimes revenge is best served demon-hot …

City of Fire - Robert Ellis

When a businessman arrives home to find his wife in bed, carved from belly to throat with a very sharp knife, the elite Robbery-Homicide division of the L.A.P.D responds in full force and Detective Lena Gamble prepares for her first major case. At first all fingers point towards the victim’s husband, but best-case scenarios only happen in films and it soon transpires that this murder is one of a series of brutal crimes against women and the work of a killer dubbed ‘Romeo’ by the ravenous Hollyw...

City Of Mirrors - Justin Cronin

In life I was a scientist called Fanning. Then, in a jungle in Bolivia, I died. I died, and then I was brought back to life... Prompted by a voice that lives in her blood, the fearsome warrior known as Alicia of Blades is drawn towards to one of the great cities of The Time Before. The ruined city of New York. Ruined but not empty. For this is the final refuge of Zero, the first and last of The Twelve. The one who must be destroyed if mankind is to have a future. What she finds is not what she'...

Summer and the City - Candace Bushnell

Meet teenage Carrie Bradshaw as she hits the bright lights, big city of New York for the very first time! Find out how Carrie transforms from country girl to super-cool fashionista in the second explosive CARRIE DIARIES novel from the globally bestselling author of SEX AND THE CITY. Summer is a magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it – the crazy characters in her neighbourhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties and the glamorous man who has swept her o...

Pathfinder Tales: Blood of the City

Anglicky psaný román z prostředí populární rpg hry Pathfinder. Luma is a cobblestone druid, a canny fighter and spellcaster who can read the chaos of Magnimar’s city streets like a scholar reads books. Together, she and her siblings in the powerful Derexhi family form one of the most infamous and effective mercenary companies in the city, solving problems for the city’s wealthy elite. Yet despite being the oldest child, Luma gets little respect—perhaps due to her half-elven heritage. When a job...

Prague, I See a City... - Daniela Hodrová

Prague, I see a city... is a novel of quest, in which the heroine abandons the material world of everyday society and linear history, perceiving it as false, temporary and distracting, and journeys in search of her true identity. Suffused with the atmosphere immediately following the end of the Communist regime, Hodrova's novel is a conscious addition to the tradition of Prague literary texts by, for example, Karel Hynek Macha, Jakub Arbes, Gustav Meyrink, and Franz Kafka, who present the city ...

City of Lost Dreams - Magnus Flyte

In this action-packed sequel to City of Dark Magic, we find musicologist Sarah Weston in Vienna in search of a cure for her friend Pollina, who is now gravely ill and who may not have much time left. Meanwhile, Nicolas Pertusato, in London in search of an ancient alchemical cure for the girl, discovers an old enemy is one step ahead of him. In Prague, Prince Max tries to unravel the strange reappearance of a long dead saint while being pursued by a seductive red-headed historian with dark motiv...

Confessions of a City Girl - Suzana S

When City Girl first stepped into the Square Mile she had no idea of the fight for survival she would face over the next five years. But despite lap dancing clubs and million dollar losses; divorce in the City and the worst recession since the 1930s, City Girl was still standing. She\'d taken on the boys at their own game - and won. Fresh from writing thelondonpaper\'s City Girl column, Suzana S. gives us the inside track on life in the financial capital of the world. This is her story. Confess...

CONFESSIONS OF A CITY GIRL - STCHERBATCHEFF, B.

When City Girl Barbara Stcherbatcheff first stepped into the Square Mile she had no idea of the fight for survival she would face over the next five years. But despite lap dancing clubs and million dollar losses; divorce in the City and the worst recession since the 1930s, City Girl was still standing. She'd taken on the boys at their own game - and won. Fresh from writing thelondonpaper's City Girl column, Suzana S. gives us the inside track on life in the financial capital of the world. This ...

The City of Mirrors - Justin Cronin

In life I was a scientist called Fanning. Then, in a jungle in Bolivia, I died. I died, and then I was brought back to life... Prompted by a voice that lives in her blood, the fearsome warrior known as Alicia of Blades is drawn towards to one of the great cities of The Time Before. The ruined city of New York. Ruined but not empty. For this is the final refuge of Zero, the first and last of The Twelve. The one who must be destroyed if mankind is to have a future. What she finds is not wh...

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights - Salman Rush...

In the near future, after a storm strikes New York City, the strangenesses begin. A down-to-earth gardener finds that his feet no longer touch the ground. A graphic novelist awakens in his bedroom to a mysterious entity that resembles his own sub-Stan Lee creation. Abandoned at the mayor's office, a baby identifies corruption with her mere presence, marking the guilty with blemishes and boils. A seductive gold digger is soon tapped to combat forces beyond imagining. Unbeknownst to them, they ar...

Nancy Drew 52: The Secret of Forgotten City - Carolyn Keene

Nancy and her friends become involved in a search for lost treasure.

Summer and the City (Carrie Diaries #2) - Candace Bushnell

Meet teenage Carrie Bradshaw as she hits the bright lights, big city of New York for the very first time! Find out how Carrie transforms from country girl to super-cool fashionista in the second explosive CARRIE DIARIES novel from the globally bestselling author of SEX AND THE CITY. Summer is a magical time in New York City and Carrie is in love with all of it -- the crazy characters in her neighbourhood, the vintage-clothing boutiques, the wild parties and the glamorous man who has swept her o...

City of Bones (Mortal Instruments #1) - Cassandra Clare

Sixteen-year-old Clary Fray is an ordinary teenager, who likes hanging out in Brooklyn with her friends. But everything changes the night she witnesses a murder, committed by a group of teens armed with medieval weaponry. The murderous group are Shadowhunters, secret warriors dedicated to driving demons out of this dimension and back into their own. Drawn inexorably into a terrifying world, Clary slowly begins to learn the truth about her family - and the battle for the fate of the world.

She Will Build Him a City - Kamal Jha

Violence, sex, poverty, love, longing, new money and new cities all come together in this breathtaking, magical novel by the prize-winning author of The Blue Bedspread. As night falls in Delhi a mother spins tales from her past for her sleeping daughter. Her now grown-up child is a puzzle with a million pieces whom she hopes, through her words and her love, to somehow make whole again. Meanwhile, as the last train from Rajiv Chowk Station pulls away, a young man rides the metro and dream...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes - Cassandra Clare

Discover more secrets about the Shadowhunters as they fight to protect the world from demons in the second book in the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series. Love and power are the deadliest temptations...Haunted by her past, Clary is dragged deeper into New York City\'s terrifying underworld of demons and Shadowhunters - but can she control her feelings for a boy who can never be hers? Gorgeous cover illustration by Mila Furstova, the artist who created the album art for...

SEX AND THE CITY film-tie - BUSHNELL, C.

'Bushnell's beat is that demi-monde of nightclubs, bars, restaurants and parties where the rich come into contact with the infamous, the famous with the wannabes and the publicity-hungry with the gossip-peddlers' EVENING STANDARD Wildly funny, unexpectedly poignant, wickedly observant, SEX AND THE CITY blazes a glorious, drunken cocktail trail through New York, as Candace Bushnell, columnist and social critic par excellence, trips on her Manolo Blahnik kitten heels from the Baby Doll Lounge to ...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Fallen Angels - Cassandra Clare

Discover more secrets about the Shadowhunters as they fight to protect the world from demons in the fourth book in the internationally bestselling series. To love is to destroy... The Mortal War is over, and Clary Fray is home in New York, excited about all the possibilities before her. She\'s training to become a Shadowhunter and - most importantly of all - she can finally call Jace her boyfriend. But her happiness has come at a price... Cover art by Mila Furstova, the artist who create...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Glass - Cassandra Clare

To save her mother\'s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, she learns that Jace does not want her there, and Simon has been thrown in prison by the Shadowhunters, who are deeply suspicious of a vampire who can withstand sunlight. As Clary uncovers more about her family\'s past, she finds an ally in mysterious S...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Lost Souls - Cassandra Clare

Discover more secrets about the Shadowhunters as they fight to protect the world from demons in the fifth book in the internationally bestselling series. What price is too high to pay, even for love? Jace is now a servant of evil, bound for all eternity to Sebastian. Only a small band of Shadowhunters believe he can be saved. To do this, they must defy the Clave. And they must act without Clary. For Clary is playing a dangerous game utterly alone. The price of losing is not just her own ...

City of Glass (Mortal Instruments #3) - Cassandra Clare

This title is the third and final instalment in the bestselling urban gothic fantasy sequence, "The Mortal Instruments". With two of the Mortal Instruments now in Valentine's hands, the world of the Shadowhunters teeters on the brink of civil war. Jace and the Lightwoods are recalled to Idris, the Shadowhunters' remote and hidden home country, where a search has begun for the last of the Instruments, the Mortal Glass. Clary finds herself caught up in the chaos as the delicate social order of th...

Parisian Chic: City Guide - Inès de La Fressange, Sophie Gachet

This pocket-sized book with maps, expandable pocket, ribbon page marker, and elastic closure includes Ines de la Fressange s favorite addresses for fashion and home goods with Parisian flair." Ines de la Fressange embodies the iconic "Parisienne," combining elegance and chic, effortlessly. With her fashion savvy and her inspired home interiors, Ines demonstrates an eye for the details that characterize the best in Gallic style, from wardrobe accessories to home furnishings. In this exquisite ne...

Attack on Titan: The Harsh Mistress of the City (Part 2) - Ryo Kawakami, Range Murata

Shinganshina has been breached, and humanity has retreated to Wall Rose-for the most part. Quintra District, situated at the western end of Wall Maria, is holding out despite being hemmed in by the Titans on both the exterior and the formerly interior sides. In this concluding half of this side story, Rita Iglehaut, acting commander of the local forces, struggles to turn her isolated hometown into something of a city of its own. Her draconian methods, however, shock the residents, not least Mat...

The Emerald City of Oz (The Wizard of Oz Collection) - Frank...

"I guess we won't go back to Kansas, anyway. I'd rather take my chances with the rest of you" With their farm now in the hands of the bank, Dorothy, Uncle Henry and Aunt Em have decided to live in the Emerald City forevermore, and set out to explore the magical Land of Oz in the company of Dorothy's most beloved friends. But when news of an evil invasion reaches their ears, they must rush back to Ozma's side and face certain destruction together. Is this the end for our heroes? Part of the Wiza...

Looking for Fireworks - Holly Cavendish

When it comes to finding love, every girl is... looking for fireworks. When her father becomes ill, single city girl Laney Barwell moves to the Cotswolds to look after him. She’s been looking for fireworks in her love life ever since she broke up with her predictable ex-boyfriend Giles, but she has no thoughts of kindling the spark she’s looking for here. If she can’t find love in a big city like London – with all its internet dating, singles nights, and socials – how can she ever hope ...

Waiting for Sunrise - William Boyd

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Vienna, 1913. Lysander Rief, a young English actor, sits in the waiting room of the city\'s preeminent psychiatrist as he anxiously ponders the particularly intimate nature of his neurosis. When the enigmatic, intensely beautiful Hettie Bull walks in, Lysander is immediately drawn to her, unaware of how destructive the consequences of their subsequent affair will be. One year later, home in London, Lysander finds himself entangled in the dangerous web of warti...

Hell's Vengeance 4: For Queen and Empire

For Queen and Empire je čtvrté ze série dobrodružství Hell s Vengeance pro hru na hrdiny Pathfinder. Dobrodružství je vhodné pro postavy na 10. úrovni. Kniha je v anglickém jazyce, barevná, brožovaná a má 96 stran. Hell is Its Own Reward! Her Infernal Majestrix Queen Abrogail II of Cheliax summons her agents to the city of Egorian to address the current crisis with the Glorious Reclamation. Upon arriving in the bustling capital, the adventurers find themselves swept up in the cutthroat politics...

A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers - Guo Xiaolu

Twenty-three-year-old Zhuang (or Z as she calls herself) arrives in London to spend a year learning English. Struggling to find her way in the city, and through the puzzles of tense, verb and adverb; she falls for an older Englishman and begins to realise that the landscape of love is an even trickier terrain.

Miss Smilla\'s Feeling for Snow - Peter Hoeg

One snowy day in Copenhagen, six-year-old Isaiah falls to his death from a city rooftop. The police pronounce it an accident. But Isaiah\'s neighbour, Smilla, suspects murder. She embarks on a dangerous quest to find the truth, following a path of clues as clear to her as footsteps in the snow.

Lullabies for Little Criminals - Heather O\'Neill

Baby is twelve years old. Her mother died not long after she was born and she lives in a string of seedy flats in Montreal\'s red light district with her father Jules, who takes better care of his heroin addiction than he does of his daughter. Jules is an intermittent presence and a constant source of chaos in Baby\'s life - the turmoil he brings with him and the wreckage he leaves in his wake. Baby finds herself constantly re-adjusting to new situations, new foster homes, new places, new peopl...

Seven for a Secret (Gods of Gotham 2) - Faye, L.

Timothy Wilde, copper star in the newly formed NYPD, thinks himself hardened to the darker practices of the city he's grown up in. That is, until he encounters the 'blackbirders', slave-catchers with a right to seize runaways from the Southern states. When a woman reports her family has been stolen, Timothy and his wayward brother Valentine find themselves plunged into an underworld of violence and deceit, where police are complicit and politics savage. If he's to protect all those he cares abo...

HELBLING READERS FICTION LEVEL 1 RED LINE - A NEW HOME FOR S...

When Penny moves from her home in the village to a new house in the city she has to leave her friends and pet dog behind. One day, after school, Penny finds a little puppy in the park. He is small and dirty and very frightened. Penny calls him Socks. But Penny’s new house is small and Socks can’t stay with her. Can Penny find a new home for Socks?

Games for Vocabulary Practice Book - Felicity O´Dell, Katie ...

Anotace: Výběr z více než 50 her a aktivit na slovní zásobu pro použití ve třídě. Kniha určena pro úroveň Elementary až Upper-intermediate, Advanced. Popis: A selection of more than 50 vocabulary games and activities for classroom use, based on 18 topic-based units. This book enables students to practise key vocabulary in an enjoyable way through a range of fun games and activities.ContentsUnit 1 Personal information: 1.1 All in a day; 1.2 How special am I?; 1.3 The dating game; Unit 2 The fami...