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Ex Isle

Author : Peter Clines
ISBN : 9780553418323
Genre : Fiction
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“It is an easy thing to rule by fear.” It’s been years since the tidal wave of ex-humans washed over the world. Since then, thanks to St George and his fellow heroes, the community known as the Mount has been the last known outpost of safety, sanity, and freedom left to humanity. But even for the Mount, survival still balances on a razor’s edge—and after a disaster decimates the town’s food supply, the heroes must make a risky gamble to keep its citizens from starving. And then the news arrives of a strange, man-made island in the middle of the Pacific. An island populated not just by survivors, but by people who seem to be farming, raising children, living—people who, like the heroes, have somehow managed to keep the spark of civilization alive. Paying this place a visit should be a simple goodwill mission, but as the island reveals itself to be a sinister mirror-image of what the heroes have built at the Mount, the cost of their good intentions becomes dangerously high. From the Trade Paperback edition.

An Ex Heroes Collection

Author : Peter Clines
ISBN : 9780451496553
Genre : Fiction
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A genre-bending thriller series from Peter Clines, bestselling author of 14, and The Fold In the days after civilization fell to the zombie hordes, a small team of heroes—including St. George, Zzzap, Cerberus, and Stealth—does everything they can to protect human survivors. Each day is a desperate battle against overwhelming odds as the heroes fight to keep the undead at bay, provide enough food and supplies for the living, and lay down their lives for those they’ve sworn to protect. But the hungry ex-humans aren’t the only threats the heroes face. Former allies, their powers and psyches hideously twisted, lurk in the shadows of the ruin that lies everywhere…and they may be the most terrifying threat of all. Find out whether the heroes survive in this special omnibus edition, featuring the first four books in the series: Ex-Heroes, Ex-Patriots, Ex-Communication, and Ex-Purgatory, with an excerpt from the fifth book, Ex-Isle.

Gods Heroes And Kings The Battle For Mythic Britain

Author : Christopher R. Fee Assistant Professor of English Gettysburg College
ISBN : 9780195350630
Genre : Social Science
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The islands of Britain have been a crossroads of gods, heroes, and kings-those of flesh as well as those of myth-for thousands of years. Successive waves of invasion brought distinctive legends, rites, and beliefs. The ancient Celts displaced earlier indigenous peoples, only to find themselves displaced in turn by the Romans, who then abandoned the islands to Germanic tribes, a people themselves nearly overcome in time by an influx of Scandinavians. With each wave of invaders came a battle for the mythic mind of the Isles as the newcomer's belief system met with the existing systems of gods, legends, and myths. In Gods, Heroes, and Kings, medievalist Christopher Fee and veteran myth scholar David Leeming unearth the layers of the British Isles' unique folkloric tradition to discover how this body of seemingly disparate tales developed. The authors find a virtual battlefield of myths in which pagan and Judeo-Christian beliefs fought for dominance, and classical, Anglo-Saxon, Germanic, and Celtic narrative threads became tangled together. The resulting body of legends became a strange but coherent hybrid, so that by the time Chaucer wrote "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in the fourteenth century, a Christian theme of redemption fought for prominence with a tripartite Celtic goddess and the Arthurian legends of Sir Gawain-itself a hybrid mythology. Without a guide, the corpus of British mythology can seem impenetrable. Taking advantage of the latest research, Fee and Leeming employ a unique comparative approach to map the origins and development of one of the richest folkloric traditions. Copiously illustrated with excerpts in translation from the original sources, Gods, Heroes, and Kings provides a fascinating and accessible new perspective on the history of British mythology.

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Only Superhuman

Author : Christopher L. Bennett
ISBN : 9781429960823
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2107 AD: A generation ago, Earth and the cislunar colonies banned genetic and cybernetic modifications. But out in the Asteroid Belt, anything goes. Dozens of flourishing space habitats are spawning exotic new societies and strange new varieties of humans. It's a volatile situation that threatens the peace and stability of the entire solar system. Emerald Blair is a Troubleshooter. Inspired by the classic superhero comics of the twentieth century, she's joined with other mods to try to police the unruly Asteroid Belt. But her loyalties are tested when she finds herself torn between rival factions of superhumans with very different agendas. Emerald wants to put her special abilities to good use, but what do you do when you can't tell the heroes from the villains? Only Superhuman is a rollicking hard-sf adventure set in a complex and fascinating future. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Running Wrecked

Author : Mark Combes
ISBN : 9780738709826
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There's enough to distract Phil Riley from his past at Isla Tortuga, from friends, beer, and a dive shop to run, until an abandoned sailboat draws him into a deadly game that uncovers a past he thought he buried.

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Bibliotheca Britannica Or A General Index To British And Foreign Literature

Author : Robert Watt
ISBN : KBNL:KBNL03000012502
Genre : English literature
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Outbreak

Author : Don Pendleton
ISBN : 0373619529
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A lethal virus that has spread through American targets in Europe is now on an American battleship. Unless the Stony warriors can stop it, the vessel will soon be nuked. As the crisis escalates, ground and cyber crews race to find the source. Original.

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