By Alex Garland
Caleb, a 24 yr outdated coder on the world's biggest net corporation, wins a contest to spend per week at a personal mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the corporate.
But while Caleb arrives on the distant position he reveals that he'll need to perform an odd and engaging test within which he needs to engage with the world's first actual man made intelligence, housed within the physique of a pretty robotic woman.
EX MACHINA is an extreme mental mystery, performed out in a love triangle. It explores colossal rules concerning the nature of awareness, emotion, sexuality, fact and lies.
By Chris Pavone
A pulse-racing foreign mystery from the New York Times bestselling writer of The Expats and The Accident
It’s 3:00am. have you learnt the place your husband is?
Meet Will Rhodes: go back and forth author, lately married, slightly solvent, his idealism swiftly giving technique to disillusionment and the fear that he’s residing the incorrect existence. Then one evening, on project for the award-winning Travelers journal within the wine zone of Argentina, a stunning lady makes him a proposal he can’t refuse. quickly Will’s undesirable choices—and darkish secrets—take him throughout Europe, from a chateau in Bordeaux to a middle of the night raid on a Paris mansion, from a dive bar in Dublin to a mega-yacht within the Mediterranean and an remoted cabin perched at the rugged cliffs of Iceland. As he’s drawn extra right into a tangled net of overseas intrigue, it turns into transparent that not anything approximately Will Rhodes used to be ever usual, that the community of deception ensnaring him is a part of a tremendous and lethal conspiracy with terrifying international implications—and that the folk closest to him may well pose the best hazard of all.
It’s 3:00am. Your husband has simply turn into a secret agent.
By Dolores Gordon-Smith
“There’s a secret agent in England. Frankie’s letter. learn Frankie’s letter . . .” The final phrases acknowledged by way of a demise guy to Anthony Brooke in Kiel in Germany throughout the peak of global struggle One. yet who's Frankie? along with his conceal blown and the German military at his heels, English undercover agent Anthony Brooke’s seek to find the reality leads him to an innocent-seeming nation apartment. right here, deep in the English geographical region, as Anthony uncovers an online of spies, treachery and terrorists, the conflict turns into shut and extremely own.
By Barry Eisler
John Rain kills humans. For a residing. His forte: making it appear like demise via traditional explanations. yet he won't kill simply a person. the objective needs to be a crucial participant. and not a girl. part American, part Japanese-but misplaced in either worlds-Rain is full of possibilities. John Rain is probably not an outstanding guy, yet he's solid at what he does...
Until he falls for the gorgeous daughter of his final kill.
January 1992. a toddler woman is left by myself for a second. lengthy adequate for a mom to sprint right into a store. lengthy adequate for a kid to be taken. 13 years later, solicitor Robert Knight's stepdaughter wins a spot at a prestigious London university for the proficient. the one puzzle is his spouse Erin's response. Why is she so reluctant to permit Ruby cross? does not she wish what is top for her? As Erin grows extra evasive, Robert can not help yet consider she has anything to conceal, and while he stumbles on mysterious letters, he discovers she has been mendacity to him. someplace in his wife's earlier lies a mystery; a surprising mystery that threatens to break everything...
By Alan Smale
Perfect for fanatics of Bernard Cornwell, Steve Berry, Naomi Novik, and Harry Turtledove, Alan Smale’s gripping trade historical past sequence imagines a global during which the Roman Empire has survived lengthy sufficient to invade North the USA in 1218. Now the beautiful tale contains hero Gaius Marcellinus deeper into the tradition of a unprecedented people—whose humanity, bravery, love, and ingenuity perpetually swap his lifestyles and destiny.
In A.D. 1218, Praetor Gaius Marcellinus is ordered to overcome North the US and turning it right into a Roman province. yet outdoors the partitions of the nice urban of Cahokia, his legion is destroyed outright; Marcellinus is the single one spared. within the months and years that stick to, Marcellinus involves see North the US as his domestic and the Cahokians as his relations. He vows to guard those proud humans from any probability, Roman or native.
After effectively repelling an invasion via the fearsome Iroqua tribes, Marcellinus realizes susceptible and fractured North the USA won’t stand an opportunity opposed to the returning Roman military. Worse, rival factions from inside of threaten to rip Cahokia aside simply while it has to be such a lot united and powerful. Marcellinus is set to save lots of the civilization that has come to intend extra to him than the empire he as soon as served. yet to outlive the swords of Roma, he first needs to stay away from one other Iroqua assault and produce Cahokia jointly. in simple terms with the hearts and souls of a country at his again can Marcellinus desire to understand triumph.
Praise for Alan Smale and Eagle in Exile
“In Alan Smale, speculative fiction has been dealt a successful hand. half historian, half anthropologist, half scientist, Smale is a Renaissance guy with a storyteller’s present for letting tireless study tell the narrative with no overwhelming it. Smale entertains, educates, and enraptures.”—Myke Cole, writer of Javelin Rain
“[Eagle in Exile] has the speed and scope of a Michener or Uris epic. . . . Smale’s motion scenes lower throughout web page after web page, severe and bloody. . . . seize your dagger and sword, for the conflict continues.”—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Warfare, political clash, relatives strife—these are all offered in an epic scope the place any determination or unsuitable movement can perpetually switch society.”—Tech Times
“Thoroughly plausible . . . Marcellinus is a classy guy, a hero we will all get behind.”—Historical Novels Review
From the Hardcover edition.
By Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child
A physique is located within the attic of a wonderful manhattan estate.
There is a claw print scorched into the wall, and the stench of sulfur chokes the air.
When FBI detailed Agent Pendergast investigates the grotesque crime, he discovers that thirty years in the past 4 males conjured whatever unspeakable.
Has the satan come to assert his due?
Some issues cannot be undone.
By Thomas Harris
A moment relations has been massacred through the terrifying serial killer the clicking has christened ?The enamel Fairy.? designated Agent Jack Crawford turns to the only guy who might help restart a failed investigation?Will Graham. Graham is the best profiler the FBI ever had, however the actual and psychological scars of shooting Hannibal Lecter have brought on Graham to enter early retirement. Now, Graham needs to flip to Lecter for aid.
By Charles McCarry
It's the overdue Thirties, and younger Christopher and his relatives are suffering opposed to the increase of Nazi totalitarianism in Berlin. As he wrestles with a doomed love affair, he bears witness to an unspeakable atrocity devoted through a remorseless SS officer.
No uno, sino dos casos, y en el mismo día. Berta cree estar de suerte. Buscar a una adolescente captada por una presunta secta y entregar el precio de un chantaje, aunque sea de noche y en una zona oscura, no parecen trabajos muy complicados. Y sin embargo lo son, porque l. a. muchacha escapada guarda un trágico secreto que obligará a Berta a tomar partido y porque el chantaje se convierte en un asesinato que los angeles involucra de lleno en una espiral de incertidumbre y peligro. Por si todo eso fuera poco, en el horizonte aparece un guapo cantante que amenaza los angeles estabilidad emocional de nuestra protagonista, y también su carrera en el grupo, a las puertas del verano más decisivo para ellos. Con un sentido del humor despiadado, esta historia vertiginosa dispara los angeles adrenalina y no deja respiro hasta los angeles última página, en una carrera contrarreloj a vida o muerte.