The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers: A Novel

By Thomas Mullen

Late one evening in August 1934, following a yearlong spree of financial institution robberies around the Midwest, the Firefly Brothers are pressured right into a police shootout and die . . . for the 1st time.
 
In award-winning writer Thomas Mullen’s evocative new novel, the hugely expected follow-up to his acclaimed debut, The final city on Earth, we stick with the Depression-era adventures of Jason and Whit Fireson—bank robbers referred to as the Firefly Brothers by means of the click, the experts, and an adoring public that worships their acts as heroic counterpunches thrown at a damaged system.

Now it sounds as if they've got ultimately met their result in a hail of bullets. Jason and Whit’s lovers—Darcy, a filthy rich socialite, and Veronica, a hardened survivor—struggle among grief and an unyielding trust that the Firesons have survived. whereas they and the Firesons’ surprised mom and straight-arrow 3rd son struggle through conflicting police reviews and press money owed, wild rumors unfold that the bandits are nonetheless at huge. via all of it, the Firefly Brothers stay as charismatic, unflappable, and as legendary because the American Dream itself, racing to discover the ladies they love and make feel of a global within which all has come unmoored.
 
Complete with kidnappings and gangsters, heiresses and speakeasies, The Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers is an imaginitive and lively saga approximately what occurs if you are hopelessly outgunned—and a masterly story of worry, redemption, and love that transcends dying.

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The Way Out: A True Story of Survival

By Craig Childs

Craig Childs is misplaced. In a labyrinth of canyons within the American Southwest the place almost not anything else is alive - slightly any plants, few indicators of natural world, scant hint of any human precursors during this panorama - Childs and his good friend Dirk adopt a fortnight's trip. With as a lot nutrition and equipment as they could hold, and little else yet their wiles to assist them traverse the inhospitable, unmappable terrain, the 2 males imagine the life-or-death problem of exploring this land - after which discovering a manner out. both gripping as their event within the wild is the parallel tale, advised in flashback, of what has propelled the 2 males into those severe situations. In scenes that crackle with rigidity and suspense - reminiscences of barroom brawls, high-speed automobile chases and reckless feats of risk-taking - we find the impressive legacy of violence that every guy is escaping. As a chronicle of event, as emotionally-charged human drama, as confessional memoir, the best way OUT is a transcendent publication, a piece destined to earn an enduring position within the literature of extremes.

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BREAKING STEELE: A Sarah Steele Legal Thriller (Sarah Steele series Book 1)

By Aaron Patterson, Ellie Ann

Fans of James Patterson, Sue Grafton, and John Grisham will take pleasure in BREAKING STEELE by way of bestselling writer Aaron Patterson . . .

Sarah Steele lands a case for the brutal homicide of a tender woman. it's going to were an open-and-shut case, however the accused is a tycoon who’s now not taking part in via the principles. while Steele’s case starts off to resolve, it will get own. How a long way will she visit take down the killer?

"I used to be so surprised through the prologue, I needed to understand the full story!" -- 5-star evaluation

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From The Rubble

By T. A. Chase

Ever given that observing a seek and rescue workforce locate his misplaced sister, Keaton Goodwin has labored and proficient to develop into a SAR handler. He increases the best canines to paintings with him, and he loves his activity. while he's known as to take his puppy, Kaiser, to Bogata, Colombia after a devastating earthquake, Keaton heads out uncertain what he'll find.

And what he doesn't anticipate finding is grasp Sergeant Nodin status Bear.

Nodin's squad has been despatched by way of the military to aid preserve the SAR groups secure throughout the seek and rescue a part of the operation. He's performed loads of this type of paintings in the course of his twenty-three years of provider, but there's whatever varied approximately Keaton, and Nodin is aware a catastrophe sector isn't the simplest position to begin a relationship.

When Keaton disappears, Nodin has to stand how a lot he rather cares concerning the more youthful guy. Will the feelings they think among the rubble be adequate of a origin to construct a destiny?

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Trojan Horse (24 Declassified, Book 3)

By Marc Cerasini

[i]The eyes of the area are watching
A robust global chief is anticipated to hitch the Hollywood elite at a star-studded rite to be broadcast world wide. yet defense has been significantly compromised -- and a plot is already in movement to show the l. a. Chamberlain Auditorium right into a ugly slaughterhouse.

When an online "Trojan Horse" detected by means of the CTU cyber unit sends up crimson flags, rogue operative Jack Bauer is termed into motion. He has lower than twenty-four hours to avoid an unthinkable act of dying and destruction from happening -- a televised bloodbath meant to topple a international executive and convey terror into thousands of yank households.

The countdown is on.

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Peter and the Shadow Thieves (Peter and the Starcatchers)

By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson

In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, we find Peter leaving the relative safeguard of Mollusk Island-along along with his relied on significant other Tinker Bell-for the chilly, damp streets of London. On a tricky trip around the sea, he and Tink realize the darkish and lethal, slithering part-man/part-creature Lord Ombra. it sounds as if the scary Ombra has quite a few mysterious powers together with the facility to make shadows disappear. whilst Peter reaches London, he units out to discover the indomitable Molly. jointly they have to strive against Ombra's negative forces to either defend the Starcatchers and the precious starstuff and most significantly to rescue Molly's mom from the clutches of evil. Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson have performed it again-written a compulsively readable, impossible-to-put-down story that would pride readers of every age.

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The Art of Camping: The History and Practice of Sleeping Under the Stars. Matthew de Abaitua

By Matthew De Abaitua

May there be in a different way of existence? am i able to live to tell the tale with much less stuff? may still I run for the hills? those are all stable questions that folks have requested earlier than, all through heritage, and that have encouraged humans to establish camp. yet now camping out is a part of the force for self-sufficiency, a response opposed to mass tourism, an opportunity to connect to the land, to adventure a neighborhood, to depart no hint ...From packing to pitching, with hikes into the deep heritage of the topic and encounters with the good campers and tenting activities of the earlier, this can be a witty and philosophical mixture of 'how to', heritage and private anecdotes - a needs to for each camper.

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The Yellowstone Conundrum (Is This It? Book 1)

The Yellowstone Caldera, the main harmful hot-spot at the floor of the earth, erupts with a sequence of 11.2 earthquakes and spews volcanic ash excessive into the ambience. 600 miles away a 9.45 quake below Puget Sound explanations significant destruction to Seattle as a tsunami moves and destroys many of the waterfront.

The fortress Peck Dam in Montana at the Missouri River fails as does the Jackson Dam at the Snake River. the facility grid within the Western usa speedy disintegrates, with application businesses fending for themselves. energy outages succeed in the East Coast.

The Yellowstone Conundrum is a page-turning novel with readers following 8 characters as they scramble out of harm's manner on Day One; daily humans placed into remarkable occasions, with the President of the USA and his cupboard scrambling within the heritage to discover the right way to get away from lose-lose scenarios.

The Columbia producing Plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation suffers nice harm and starts a meltdown. Bridges in Portland cave in. Infrastructure within the NW is critically broken and millions are killed; Salt Lake urban, Boise, Denver and each urban, city and village within the Pacific Northwest are affected.

The vast loss of life Cloud from the Yellowstone explosion sends volcanic ash into the jet move, which then starts to hold the heavy ash south throughout Wyoming, over Denver until eventually it catches up with a low strain procedure advancing throughout Texas.

Follow military vet Ray Spaulding as he survives the crash of a WSDOT ferry within the tsunami, then manages to avoid wasting, then lead a handful of daily those that rally jointly to save lots of the Seattle Public Library from destruction through gangs.

University of Washington professor Denny Cain and scholar Karen Bagley vow to get out of Seattle, in basic terms to discover themselves in a firefight because the neighborhood Seattle gangs try and declare the night.

Skier Penny Armstrong fights her internal demons by means of snowboarding north towards Billings in an try to stay away from the dying Cloud.

Long-distance trucker Cameron Hedges is compelled to step out of personality as he first rescues Betsy Jamison, then convinces a whole city to maneuver out of harm's way.

Robert and Nancy O'Brien, either up-and-coming managers in the division of the internal are separated by way of their jobs, then through the earthquake and explosion.

The President of the us needs to care for his personal Kobayoshi Maru, with a sequence of very unlikely lose-lose situations because the strength grid within the usa collapses.

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