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The Vanished Ones

Author : Donato Carrisi
ISBN : 9780349140049
Genre : Fiction
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We call them the sleepers . . . At the elite Missing Persons bureau of the Federal Police, Mila Vasquez is tasked with finding the hundreds of lost people who vanished from their former lives. The longer they are gone, the more they are forgotten by the world. Now they are returning. Appearing at random and wielding devastation, they enact a horrifying pattern of murders, leaving Mila scrabbling to discover where they have come from and what they want. Yet the deeper into the case she gets, Mila begins to realise that her colleagues are hiding something from her - something which will jeopardise everything . . . Set in the world of Carrisi's record-breaking debut, The Whisperer, The Vanished Ones is intelligent, thrilling and incredibly compelling.

The Vanished Ones

Author : N. V. Sumner
ISBN : 0991134737
Genre : Kidnapping
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"She awakens with a start. Chained to the unforgiving floor in a cement prison and reeking of sweat and terror, she has no memory of what happened to her and her young daughter. With the pitch black closing in around her, she suddenly realizes she is not alone. From her office in the SOMA district of San Francisco, missing children investigator, Li Chen, receives an early morning phone call. A successful architect and her young child have vanished. The only trace: the mother's fingerprints found at a crime scene over ninety miles away. The only witness: a woman who appears out of nowhere and claims a sadistic cult leader is the kidnapper. Should Li believe the erratic words of a disturbed stranger with a history of drug abuse and mental illness? Can the trapped woman do the unthinkable to save herself and her little girl? With memories of her own childhood tragedy stirring, Li buries herself in the case, one that puts her unique and highly specialized skills to the test and could ultimately end her life." -- Back cover

Geological Survey Water Supply Paper

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ISBN : UCAL:B3429981
Genre : Floods
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The Vanished Imam

Author : Fouad Ajami
ISBN : 9780801465079
Genre : History
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In the summer of 1978, Musa al Sadr, the spiritual leader of the Muslim Shia sect in Lebanon, disappeared mysteriously while on a visit to Libya. As in the Shia myth of the "Hidden Imam," this modern-day Imam left his followers upholding his legacy and awaiting his return. Considered an outsider when he had arrived in Lebanon in 1959 from his native Iran, he gradually assumed the role of charismatic mullah, and was instrumental in transforming the Shia, a quiescent and downtrodden Islamic minority, into committed political activists. What sort of person was Musa al Sadr? What beliefs in the Shia doctrine did his life embody? Where did he fit into the tangle of Lebanon's warring factions? What was behind his disappearance? In this fascinating and compelling narrative, Fouad Ajami resurrects the Shia's neglected history, both distant and recent, and interweaves the life and work of Musa al Sadr with the larger strands of the Shia past.


Author : Wild Cards Trust
ISBN : 9781429956413
Genre : Fiction
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Soon to be a show on Hulu! Rights to develop Wild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought you The Magicians and Mr. Robot, with the co-editor of Wild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer. Decades after an alien virus changed the course of history, the surviving population of Manhattan still struggles to understand the new world left in its wake. Natural humans share the rough city with those given extraordinary—and sometimes terrifying—traits. While most manage to coexist in an uneasy peace, not everyone is willing to adapt. Down in the seedy underbelly of Jokertown, residents are going missing. The authorities are unwilling to investigate, except for a fresh lieutenant looking to prove himself and a collection of unlikely jokers forced to take matters into their own hands—or tentacles. The deeper into the kidnapping case these misfits and miscreants get, the higher the stakes are raised. Edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and acclaimed author Melinda M. Snodgrass, Lowball is the latest mosaic novel in the acclaimed Wild Cards universe, featuring original fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Ian Tregillis, David Anthony Durham, Melinda M. Snodgrass, Mary Anne Mohanraj, David D. Levine, Michael Cassutt, and Walter John Williams. Perfect for old fans and new readers alike, Lowball delves deeper into the world of aces, jokers, and the hard-boiled men and women of the Fort Freak police precinct in a pulpy, page-turning novel of superheroics and mystery. The Wild Cards Universe The Original Triad #1 Wild Cards #2 Aces High #3 Jokers Wild The Puppetman Quartet #4: Aces Abroad #5: Down and Dirty #6: Ace in the Hole #7: Dead Man’s Hand The Rox Triad #8: One-Eyed Jacks #9: Jokertown Shuffle #10: Dealer’s Choice #11: Double Solitaire #12: Turn of the Cards The Card Sharks Triad #13: Card Sharks #14: Marked Cards #15: Black Trump #16: Deuces Down #17: Death Draws Five The Committee Triad #18: Inside Straight #19: Busted Flush #20: Suicide Kings The Fort Freak Triad #21: Fort Freak #22: Lowball #23: High Stakes The American Triad #24: Mississippi Roll #25: Low Chicago #26: Texas Hold 'Em At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Doc Savage Megapack

Author : Kenneth Robeson
ISBN : 9781479447237
Genre : Fiction
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Doc Savage is a fictional character originally published in American pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. He was created by publisher Henry W. Ralston and editor John L. Nanovic at Street & Smith Publications, with additional material contributed by the series' main writer, Lester Dent. The heroic-adventure character would go on to appear in other media, including radio, film, and comic books, with his adventures reprinted for modern-day audiences in a series of paperback books, which have sold more than 20 million copies. Stan Lee (Marvel Comics) has credited Doc Savage as being the forerunner to modern superheroes. This volume collects ten adventures: THE MAN OF BRONZE THE THOUSAND-HEADED MAN METEOR MENACE THE POLAR TREASURE BRAND OF THE WEREWOLF THE LOST OASIS THE MONSTERS THE LAND OF TERROR THE MYSTIC MULLAH THE PHANTOM CITY If you enjoy this ebook, don't forget to search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see more of the 350+ volumes in this series, covering adventure, historical fiction, mysteries, westerns, ghost stories, science fiction -- and much, much more!

The Vanished Man

Author : Jeffery Deaver
ISBN : 9781451675740
Genre : Fiction
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Hunting down a killer and master illusionist whose first of several brutal murders took place at a prestigious New York music school, investigator Lincoln Rhyme and his protTgTe, Amelia Sachs, work together to prevent a terrifying act of vengeance.

The Vanishing Hero

Author : Gary T. Brideau
ISBN : 9780595521005
Genre : Fiction
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Introduction Dark clouds of doubt settle over the Institute, as Thor is repeatedly missing on his missions. Has the pressure of hunting down hardened criminals finally caused Thor to snap? The uncertainties about Ab's world, Mystera, being attacked by a fierce alien metal monster, and his lifelong friend Thor being spirited away in an attempt to save Ab's doomed world, have Sam tied-up in knots. Thor battles a powerful enemy that threatens the existence of him, and his friends. Catapulted from reality to the unknown, the peace and safety of the galaxy hang in the balance of Thor's hands. Can Thor overpower this mighty enemy, who conceals himself in a shroud of secrecy? Or, will Thor meet his demise, which will certainly spell the end of the Institute, and doom, for the galaxy.

Secure Data Management

Author : Willem Jonker
ISBN : 9783540389842
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Third VLDB 2006 International Workshop on Secure Data Management, SDM 2006, held in Seoul, Korea in September 2006 in conjunction with VLDB 2006.The 13 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 33 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on privacy protection, privacy preserving data management, access control, and database security.

Rept Of The Secretary And Financial Report Of The Executive Committee Of The Board Of Regents

Author : Smithsonian Institution
ISBN : STANFORD:36105011915183
Genre : Science
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