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Author : Tom Wood
Publisher : Sphere
Release : 2014-11-20
Page : 464
Category : Assassins
ISBN 13 : 9780751549195
Description :


A hitman must be anonymous, amoral... and alone Victor is the face in the crowd you don't see, a perfect assassin with nothing to live for. But when an old friend turns to him for help, he finds he can't refuse. For once his objective isn't to kill, but to protect. Hunted through the streets of London by ruthless enemies, Victor needs to be more than just a bodyguard... but his every move leads danger closer to the very person he's vowed to defend. Published in the US as No Tomorrow.


Author : Lee Child
Andrew Child
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Release : 2021
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1984818503
Description :


"Jack Reacher is back in the brand-new, page-turning thriller from acclaimed #1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child. Reacher isn't one to back down from a fight. And when a shadowy crew raises the stakes, he won't hesitate to teach them a lesson: When you pick a fight with Reacher, you're better off dead"--


Author : Lee Child
Andrew Child
Publisher : Dell
Release : 2021-04-27
Page : 464
Category : Buses
ISBN 13 : 1984818481
Description :


"It is close to midnight on a Saturday night when Jack Reacher gets off a bus at the Greyhound station in Nashville. Reacher is in no hurry. He has no appointments to keep. No people to see. No scores to settle. Not yet anyway. But in the early morning hours, under particular circumstances, a familiar thought will be snaking through his sharp, instinctual lizard brain: A voice in his head telling him to walk away. Of course, this wouldn't be the first time he listened to his gut instead. Meanwhile, seventy-five miles south and west of Music City is a sleepy little town where a recently-fired guy nurses a grudge that will fester into fury--and a desire for payback. But who is watching him, standing guard over a long-buried secret, ready to strike before it can be revealed? If you don't have a sense of the danger you're in, then it's best to have Reacher"--


Author : Laurie Kaye Abraham
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 2019-05-10
Page : 304
Category : Medical
ISBN 13 : 022662384X
Description :


North Lawndale, a neighborhood that lies in the shadows of Chicago’s Loop, is surrounded by some of the city’s finest medical facilities, Yet, it is one of the sickest, most medically underserved communities in the country. Mama Might Be Better Off Dead immerses readers in the lives of four generations of a poor, African-American family in the neighborhood, who are beset with the devastating illnesses that are all too common in America’s inner-cities. Headed by Jackie Banes, who oversees the care of a diabetic grandmother, a husband on kidney dialysis, an ailing father, and three children, the Banes family contends with countless medical crises. From visits to emergency rooms and dialysis units, to trials with home care, to struggles for Medicaid eligibility, Laurie Kaye Abraham chronicles their access—or more often, lack thereof—to medical care. Told sympathetically but without sentimentality, their story reveals an inadequate health care system that is further undermined by the direct and indirect effects of poverty. Both disturbing and illuminating, Mama Might Be Better Off Dead is an unsettling, profound look at the human face of health care in America. Published to great acclaim in 1993, the book in this new edition includes an incisive foreword by David Ansell, a physician who worked at Mt. Sinai Hospital, where much of the Banes family’s narrative unfolds.


Author : Lee Child
Andrew Child
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 2021-12-26
Page : 520
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781787633735
Description :


Jack Reacher returns, in the brand new thriller from bestselling authors Lee and Andrew Child. Relentless action, a gripping mystery and a host of evil new enemies who are soon going to learn . . . they'd be better off dead.


Author : Deborah Christie
Sarah Juliet Lauro
Publisher : Fordham Univ Press
Release : 2011
Page : 296
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN 13 : 0823234460
Description :


What has the zombie metaphor meant in the past? Why does it continue to be, so prevalent in our culture? This collection seeks to provide an archaeology of the zombietracing its lineage from Haiti, mapping its various cultural transformations, and suggesting the post-humanist direction in which the zombie is ultimately heading.


Author : James Preller
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Release : 2017-10-31
Page : 256
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1250066492
Description :


After becoming undead, a boy tries to survive middle school. Adrian Lazarus has met with a curious fate. He’s returned from the dead (after a bad bike accident, no helmet), yet not a lot has changed. He’s always been an outcast. But it’s not just being a zombie that makes Adrian feel different. He notices the world has changed, too: bees are vanishing, forest fires are burning, super-flus are spreading. The holographic advertisements in the night sky assure people that all is well. Adrian and his friends – a beekeeping boy, a mysterious new girl, and a seventh-grade sleuth – aren’t so sure. When they discover a birdlike drone has been spying on Adrian, the clues lead to two powerful corporate moguls. What do they really want? James Preller brings his singular humor to Better Off Undead, a middle-grade zombie story that's about fitting in as much as it's about the end of the world. This title has Common Core connections.


Author : H.P. Mallory
Publisher : HP Mallory
Release : 2020-03-02
Page : 347
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 :
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An Epic Fantasy Romance from New York Times Bestselling Author, HP Mallory “If you like Charlaine Harris, you’ll love HP Mallory!” ― Larissa Ione, New York Times Bestselling Author If there’s such a thing as luck, Lily Harper definitely doesn’t have it. Killed in a car accident before it’s her time to go, Lily learns that the hereafter isn’t exactly what she hoped it might be. First, there’s AfterLife Enterprises… Learning that Lily’s death was indirectly their fault, Afterlife Enterprises offers Lily the chance to live again but beware the fine print. Most notably, Lily will become a soul retriever, venturing into the bowels of the Underground City to retrieve souls that were mistakenly sent there during a Y2K glitch. Second, there’s angel Bill… As if risking her second life in the Underground City wasn’t enough, Lily’s guide is none other than her incompetent, alcoholic, womanizing guardian angel, Bill. Lily’s future isn’t looking bright. Finally, there’s the legendary bladesmith, Tallis Black... As Scottish as his kilts and heavy brogue, Tallis Black is a centuries-old Celt who, for reasons only known to him, offers to train Lily and act as her escort into the depths of the Underground City. Dark, brooding and definitely dangerous, Lily knows she shouldn’t trust Tallis, but desperate times call for desperate measures. Between soul retrieving in hell, dealing with Bill and trying to figure out what’s in it for Tallis, Lily wonders if maybe she would’ve just been better off dead. To get even more excited about this series, check out the 1 min movie! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iSXfQkneag&t=3s 5-Star-Reviews the author conveniently chose to highlight: “Wow HP, you know I love you but seriously, you are sending me into full on squealing fangirl with this book. I loved everything about it, Lily, Tallis, and especially Bill. This book is hilarious and emotional!” ―Amazon Customer ★★★★★ “Immense danger, sexual tension, mysteries, humor and romance combined with never ending twists and turns will keep your fingers turning the pages . Tallis is brooding, mysterious and sexy as hell. You never know what he's thinking and is completely unpredictable. Bill - the unconventional Guardian Angel - will keep you laughing out loud at his outrageous antics.” ―Paromantasy Reviews ★★★★★ “H.P. never ceases to amaze me with her writing abilities! I didn't think any new story line could capture my heart and my mind as much as Jolie and Dulcie were able to do, but I think lily may have beat them both! Wonderful new plot, same classic H.p. writing style. Must must must read!!!” ―Amazon Customer ★★★★★ If the FREE Download, 500+ reviews, the movie, and the 4 star average aren't enough to convince you to try this series, how about these scintillating facts: * HP Mallory is a New York Times Best-selling Author! * Tallis Black will make you want to move to Scotland in your attempt to find a sexy Druid with a thick accent * Angel Bill will make you laugh until you choke unless you're easily offended, in which case he might just make you choke.


Author : Denise Danks
Publisher :
Release : 1991
Page : 184
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9780356195902
Description :


Computer journalist Georgina Powers becomes caught up in a tangled web of suspicion and elusive computer data after the supposed suicide of successful rock star Carla Blue.


Author : Michael Fleeman
Publisher : WildBlue Press
Release : 2018-01-17
Page : 320
Category : True Crime
ISBN 13 : 1947290428
Description :


The true story of the love triangle murder of Robert Limon—from the New York Times bestselling author of Missing . . . and Presumed Dead. In Better off Dead, Michael Fleeman strips away the pleasant veneer of the Silver Lakes neighborhood in California’s high desert to tell a shocking story about a headline-grabbing crime. A conversation with handsome young firefighter Jonathan Hearn leads Sabrina Limon, a vivacious blond mother of two, into a steamy affair that has them hooking up once and twice a week at her home, his home, and out in hidden spots in the vast Mojave. To the outside world, Sabrina and her husband Robert, a hard-working railroad mechanic, seemed matched by their love of family, friends and good times.But the partying had gotten out of control for Sabrina. There was boozing and wife-swapping and group sex. Once a turn-on, it now left Sabrina feeling debased, dehumanized, spiritually adrift. Robert won’t talk about it, consumed by his work, boat, truck and porn. Until one hot August night, Robert is found dead of two gunshots in a pool of blood. False leads send police into dead ends until a tip arrives from a most unexpected place. For Sabrina, it’s a stunning betrayal that hurtles the case back to a perfect little place in the desert. With informants, undercover cops and wiretaps, investigators discover a romance fueled by lies and dangerous fantasies—ultimately leading to a devious murder plot . . .


Author : Thomas DuBois
Publisher : University of Toronto Press
Release : 2008-02-23
Page : 400
Category : Literary Criticism
ISBN 13 : 1442691247
Description :


With original translations of primary texts and articles by leading researchers in the field, Sanctity in the North gives an introduction to the literary production associated with the cult of the saints in medieval Scandinavia. For more than five hundred years, Nordic clerics and laity venerated a host of saints through liturgical celebrations, written manuscripts, visual arts, and oral traditions. Textual evidence of this widespread and important aspect of medieval spirituality abounds. Written biographies (or vitae), compendia of witnessed miracles, mass propers, homilies, sagas and chronicles, dramatic scripts, hymns, and ballads are among the region's surviving medieval manuscripts and early published books. Sanctity in the North features English translations of texts from Latin or vernacular Nordic languages, in many cases for the first time. The accompanying essays concerning the texts, saints, cults, and history of the period complement the translations and reflect the contributors' own disciplinary groundings in folklore, philology, medieval, and religious studies.


Author : Tom Wood
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2014-09-02
Page : 512
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0698156056
Description :


Victor the assassin returns in the new novel from the author of The Killer, The Enemy, and The Game... THE JOB IS SIMPLE When Victor is called to meet with an old friend who ultimately betrayed him, what he thought was an ambush is in fact a plea for help. As a Russian gangster, Norimov is accustomed to death threats, but now an unknown enemy wants more than his life. They intend to kill everyone he cares about, including his missing daughter Gisele. This time, Victor’s job is not to kill but to protect. Unfortunately, locating Gisele is his first mistake—because someone is watching his every move. ESCAPE IS IMPOSSIBLE Before she went into hiding, Gisele had uncovered a secret worth killing for—and now Victor has brought the enemy right to her doorstep. The least he can do is help her escape. But the ruthless network they’re up against has the police, MI5, and every major news outlet joining in the manhunt across London.


Author : John Paul Carinci
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2000-10-06
Page : 312
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1491846127
Description :


Young Frank Granstino knew that selling life insurance would be a tough business even though he had only started selling six months before. But he never thought that it could cost him his life. After all, who knew that Tony Vongemi, the restaurant owner who had been feeding Frank people to write insurance on, was in the Mob? Not until Frank's clients start dying does he realize that something is very wrong, and the Vongemi Family is involved. Frank soon realizes that he s at the point of no return. And to the Vongemi Family, one day he, too, will be Better Off Dead. This fiction adventure takes place in Brooklyn, New York. Frank realizes his time is running out. He must do something, but what? How can he go up against the powerful Mafia Family? Frank comes up with a brilliant plan and means of escape. But something goes terribly wrong. Will Frank be just another accident? This action packed adventure will keep you on the edge of your seat.


Author : Lee Child
Andrew Child
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Release : 2021-10-26
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1984818511
Description :


#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Jack Reacher is back in a brand-new page-turning thriller from acclaimed #1 bestselling authors Lee Child and Andrew Child. Digging graves had not been part of my plans when I woke up that morning. Reacher goes where he wants, when he wants. That morning he was heading west, walking under the merciless desert sun—until he comes upon a curious scene. A Jeep has crashed into the only tree for miles around. A woman is slumped over the wheel. Dead? No, nothing is what it seems. The woman is Michaela Fenton, an army veteran turned FBI agent trying to find her twin brother, who might be mixed up with some dangerous people. Most of them would rather die than betray their terrifying leader, who has burrowed his influence deep into the nearby border town, a backwater that has seen better days. The mysterious Dendoncker rules from the shadows, out of sight and under the radar, keeping his dealings in the dark. He would know the fate of Fenton’s brother. Reacher is good at finding people who don’t want to be found, so he offers to help, despite feeling that Fenton is keeping secrets of her own. But a life hangs in the balance. Maybe more than one. But to bring Dendoncker down will be the riskiest job of Reacher's life. Failure is not an option, because in this kind of game, the loser is always better off dead.


Author : Helen McCloy
Publisher : Orion
Release : 2014-03-14
Page : 256
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1471912671
Description :


After 15 years of living elsewhere under an assumed name - one he has made famous by becoming a successful writer - Frank Bly, aka Stephen Longworth, returns to the town where an attempt was made on his life, and from which he escaped leaving no clues behind. He confronts several people who have thought him dead. He thinks one of them is the person who tried to kill him. Before he finds the truth, there is more murder, attempted murder and a suicide ...


Author : William W. Johnstone
J.A. Johnstone
Publisher : Pinnacle Books
Release : 2016-02-23
Page : 336
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0786035684
Description :


In Big Buck, Texas, those who profit from war are about to face a bloody battle of their own . . . From America's bestselling Western authors comes this violent saga of the frontier legend known as the Town Tamer: the man who appears when all justice has fled . . . Feed the beast—or die On the West Texas border a behemoth is bellowing smoke, fire, and death. This monster is the infamous Abaddon Cannon Foundry, whose weapons of war have spread death and destruction around the world—and made a few men in Big Buck, Texas, incredibly rich. Now, a Mexican-born teenager has disappeared into this fortress factory, where men work and sweat as slaves. This boy's sister wants to learn her brother's fate, and she just happens to know a man named Shawn O'Brien, the town tamer. Shawn rides to Texas to find the missing boy. What he discovers in Big Buck will spark a ferocious, bloody battle with the greatest evil the West ever known: masters of war who laugh in the face of anyone who defies them—until Shawn O'Brien raises his six gun. Then the laughing stops . . .


Author : Antoinette Randall
Publisher : Antoinette Randall
Release : 2019-04-01
Page : 86
Category : Self-Help
ISBN 13 :
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“Better Off Dead” is a book that deals with purpose suicide from a state of depression. Much emphasis is placed on the obvious acts of suicide, but what about those who continue to live as a skeleton, beneath the surface of their appearance? Depression is a monster that will overtake people, regardless of their age, gender, religion, or socioeconomic status. There is a root cause to depression and getting better means, nourishing the root. There are factors that humans deal with daily that are first-class tickets to depression, suppression, repression, or oppression. This book uniquely and informatively highlights depression in a way that’s not popularly discussed. The style of this piece will leave you on the edge of your reasoning, regarding how the spirit of depression can be managed, and in mature cases, defeated!


Author : Meryl Sawyer
Publisher : HQN Books
Release : 2014-11-15
Page : 384
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1460363795
Description :


She'd better run… Devon's used to a life on the run—when she entered the Witness Protection program, she had to give up her friends, her family…even her name. But now someone's cracked her FBI file and sent a hired killer after her, and Devon can't count on the Feds to protect her. She'd better hide… Now Devon's fighting to stay one step ahead of the crime lord who's after her, but she can't do it alone. Her neighbor, a security expert, is willing to help her…but is he her guardian angel, or working with the assassins chasing her? Devon has to decide, and soon… Because someone thinks she'd be better off dead.


Author : Alfie Tremayne
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Release : 2021-02-09
Page : 296
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 166242132X
Description :


The powers that be have designs on the presidency and a race war. A deadly virus with a forty-eight-hour mortality rate has an already-panicked nation on edge. The Methuselah gene is the nation’s only hope for a cure with only twenty people known to possess the gene all missing. Selena McVain’s research is resurrected when a new gene bearer with connections to a dead billionaire from Nashville, Tennessee, is discovered. Twenty of her carriers are missing, presumed dead, leading her in a race to find the last gene donor before he disappears without a trace.


Author : R.J. Patterson
Publisher : Green E-Books
Release : 2014-04-03
Page : 224
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1938848357
Description :


Fans of Nelson DeMille, Stieg Larsson and Gillian Flynn will love this exciting new thriller from bestselling author Jack Patterson! When NFL star running back Aaron Banks winds up dead in an abandoned warehouse, San Francisco newspaper reporter Cal Murphy begins an investigation that unearths secrets that are best left alone. Joined by fellow journalist Kelly Mendoza, Cal ventures into a world rife with conspiracies, butting heads with powerful people and putting a bulls-eye on his own chest. But with time running out to expose the truth, Cal must weigh if the story is worth his life -- and if he has what it takes to topple the most powerful man in Southern California. *** "You can tell Jack knows what it's like to live in the newspaper world ... he's proven that he also can write one heck of a murder mystery. With a clever plot and characters you badly want to succeed, he is on his way to becoming a new era James Patterson." - Josh Katzowitz, NFL writer for CBSSports.com & author of Johnny Football: Johnny Manziel's Road from the Texas Hill Country to the Top of College Football "Jack Patterson kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I didn't really want to put his book down. He has hooked me and I'll be back for more." - Bob Behler 3-time Idaho broadcaster of the year and play-by-play voice for Boise State football