Daca Danny Cartwright ar fi cerut-o in casatorie pe Beth Wilson cu o zi inainte sau una dupa, nu ar mai fi fost arestat sub acuzatia de a-si fi ucis cel mai bun prieten. Si cand martorii acuzarii sunt un avocat, un actor cunoscut, un aristocrat si cel mai tanar asociat dintr-o mare firma, cine o sa creada varianta lui? Danny e condamnat la 22 ani si e trimis la inchisoarea de maxima securitate Belmarsh, de unde nu a evadat nimeni. Dar toata lumea a subestimat hotararea lui Danny de a se razbuna ..
A doua carte a aventurilor tanarului Hector Lynch care, de data aceasta, cade in mainile vestitului pirat John Coxon. Acesta il ia drept nepotul lui Sir Thomas Lynch, guvernator in Jamaica. Hector incurajeaza confuzia pentru a-si putea elibera prietenii, pe Jacques si Dan. Capitanul Coxon il preda pe Hector lui Sir Morgan, dusman jurat al guvernatorului Lynch, doar ca acum adevarul iese la iveala, Coxon e umilit in public, iar Hector castiga un dusman. Impreuna cu prietenii lui, Hector se alatur..
Ambushed by a gang of hardened sea robbers headed for the South Sea, Hector Lynch, pirate and fugitive, must navigate their vessel on a nightmarish journey through the stormy seas off Cape Horn. There Hector uncovers the macabre and eerie remains of a small warship emtombed on an ice float. Her only crew are two skeletons - the unfortunate captain and his dog, both frozen to death. When his ruthless shipmates abandon him in Peru, Hector learns from the dead captain's brother that Maria, the youn..
Hector Lynch and his companions are in the Caribbean, diving to plunder a wreck on the notorious Vipers reef, when they are spotted by a passing Spanish ship. To prevent news of their activities getting out, they cripple the Spanish vessel by burning her sails - an act of piracy - and then head for their base in Tortuga. There Hector's wife Maria awaits, for she and Hector are planning a better life for themselves - this time on the right side of the law. But a chance encounter at sea means that..
Spetsnaz era un nume care baga spaima in inima dusmanilor Rusiei. Dar acum, cand tara e prada cainilor, Dima Mayakovsky - odata o figura respectata in randul Fortelor Speciale - nu mai vrea sa fie partas. Dar cand un evadat periculos apare in Teheran, Kremlinul vrea ca Dima sa il aduca inapoi. Legenda ex-Spetsnaz nu are de ales - trebuie sa isi conduca echipa calita in lupte pe un teritoriu ostil in asa fel incat sa nu fie zarit nici de satelitii americani care se invart deasupra...
Hazel Bannock is the owner of the Bannock Oil Corp, one of the major global oil producers. While cruising in the Indian Ocean, her yacht is hijacked by Somalian pirates and her nineteen year old daughter Cayla kidnapped. Major Hector Cross is an ex-SAS operative and the man behind Cross Bow Security, the company contracted to Bannock Oil to provide all their security.
His loyalty to the Bannock family goes beyond the call of duty. The pirates demand a crippling ransom for Cayla's release, a..
Featuring Jack Reacher, hero of the new blockbuster movie starring Tom Cruise. When you're as big and rough as Jack Reacher - and you have a badly-set, freshly-busted nose, patched with silver duct tape - it isn't easy to hitch a ride. But Reacher has some unfinished business in Virginia, so he doesn't quit.
And at last, he's picked up by three strangers - two men and a woman. But within minutes it becomes clear they're all lying about everything - and then they run into a police roadblock on t..
The Sunday Times No. 1 epic new novel inspired by the heroic real-life tale of George Mallory
This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him.
Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong are among such individuals. But what if one man had such a dream, and when he'd fulfille..
Ultimul volum din seria egipteana, dupa River God, The Seventh Scroll si Warlock, acesta continua povestea lui Warlock, intelept cunoscator al vechilor traditii si stapan al magiei si supranaturalului. Egiptul e lovit de o serie de calamitati si apoi urmeaza dezastrul final: secarea apelor Nilului. Ceva catastrofal se intampla in adancurile neexplorate ale Africii, la izvoarele fluviului. Disperat, faraonul trimite dupa Taita, singurul barbat care ar putea sa ajunga la izvoarele Nilului si sa de..
Jason Bourne is now working as a 'blacksmith' - someone who is hired by high-level government ministers fearful of assassination attempts. He is paid to impersonate these men at meetings in places of uncertain security around the globe. Bourne is at one such meeting when armed gunmen storm the room - but their target is not the minister he impersonates, it is Bourne himself. Kidnapped and transported to an underground bunker, Bourne finds himself face-to-face with a well-known terrorist, a man w..
Readers were first introduced to Jason Bourne's nemesis Leonid Arkadin, a brilliant Russian assassin and fearless international mercenary, in THE BOURNE SANCTION. His girlfriend was killed during a fight for which an enraged Arkadin blames Bourne. In THE BOURNE DECEPTION, Arkadin hunted Bourne to take revenge and kill him. Bourne, in a fight for his life, learned that Arkadin's skills mirror Jason's because he received the same original CIA Treadstone training. Now, in THE BOURNE ..
University professor David Webb - forever caught between two identities - is still haunted by the splintered nightmares his former life - as Jason Bourne. Soon he finds himself embroiled in a CIA operation to hunt down a terrorist organisation, and is plunged into the deadliest and most tangled assignment of his double life. With his own side trying to take him down, all the while an assassin as brilliant and damaged as himself is getting closer by the minute.....
Reformed from his days of covert operations, Paul Janson has set a new mission for himself. Working in partnership with champion sharpshooter Jessica Kincaid, he rehabilitates disenchanted agents and helps them create new lives outside of the violent intelligence sector. Janson also takes on independent assignments - for a fee, he'll use his skills to resolve international crises. But only those that he believes contribute to the greater good of all. When oil executive Kingsman Helms begs Janson..
In 999 se naste Thorgils Leifsson, fiul lui leif Norocosul si al Thorgunnei, o nobila irlandeza misterioasa. Baiatul e crescut de feluriti mentori in Islanda si Groenlanda care il invata traditiile vikinge, avertizandu-l asupra invaziei 'Christului Alb' pe taramul 'Stravechilor Zei'. In copilarie ajunge in Vineland, cel mai indepartat avanpost din vest, unde e martorul masacrului condus de o matusa care sterge de pe fata pamantului asezarile vikinge. Apoi e prins intr-o lupta sangeroasa intre fa..
Londra 1019. Au trecut cateva luni de cand Thorgils a evadat din ghearele Bisericii Irlandeze doar ca sa se pomeneasca implicat intr-o poveste de dragoste cu Aelfgifu, sotia lui Knut cel Mare, conducatorul Angliei si unul din cei mai puternici oameni din lumea vikingilor. Cand idila lor iese la iveala, Thorgils e silit sa fuga. Pe drum se intovaraseste cu Grettir, un proscris temut pentru comportamentul lui volatil. Cei doi se fac frati de cruce. Din pamantul inghetat dinnord, de-a lungul marilo..
Constantinopole, 1035. Thorgils a devenit membru al garzii varangiene si e martor al gloriei celui mai bogat oras din lume, dar si al crimelor din familia imperiale. Sub comanda sefului razboinic Harald Sigurdsson, devine momeala intr-o ambuscada mortala planuita impotriva piratilor arabi care hartuiesc flota bizantina din Mediterana, iar mai tarziu se alatura campaniei de recucerire a Siciliei de la Sarazini. Cand harald ajunge pe tronul Norvegiei, Thorgils e trimis intr-o misiune secreta la du..
An absorbing re-creation of the 12th Century ...this is a fast-moving story of humbler folk caught up in cruel battles'. (The Independent). 'Original, atmospheric and genuinely moving ...captures the imagination and does not let go'. (Giles Kristian). It's 1141 and freezing cold. Gwil, a battle-hardened mercenary, is horrified to stumble across a little girl close to death. She has been attacked, just one more victim in a winter of atrocities. Clutching a sliver of parchment, she is terrified - ..
If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. And when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat and the youngest partner in an established firm's history, who is going to believe his side of the story. Danny is sentenced to twenty-two years and is sent to Belmarsh prison, the highest security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever esca..
Against All Enemies is the first Max Moore novel by bestselling author, Tom Clancy.
When Ex-Navy SEAL and CIA operative Maxwell Moore barely survives a prisoner exchange that goes explosively wrong off the coast of Pakistan, he realises that powerful, cunning forces have been marshalled against him. Determined to dig out the truth, he uncovers a shocking conspiracy.
The two greatest threats to U.S. security have forged an unholy alliance. For the Mexican drug cartel, it means money, power,..
The cell rings twice, and then his old partner in his ear...'I'm at the scene of what appears to be a murder-suicide. I'd like you to come and take a look. Bring your sidekick with you, if she's available...' Retired Detective Bill Hodges now runs a two-person firm called Finders Keepers with his partner Holly Gibney. They met in the wake of the 'Mercedes Massacre' when a queue of people was run down by the diabolical killer Brady Hartsfield.
Brady is now confined to Room 217 of the Lakes Reg..
Bestseller Clive Cussler - author of the Dirk Pitt novels Arctic Drift and Crescent Dawn - sends hero Isaac Bell to solve a mysterious series of bank-robberies and murders in the first novel of historical thriller series The Isaac Bell Adventures, The Chase. 1950: the rusting hulk of a steam locomotive is raised from the depths of a Montana lake. Inside are three bodies, bloody clue to a fortune lost for over forty years... 1906: For two years banks across the western United States have been liv..
Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?
When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in Siberia. Babakov's crime? Writing a book called Uncle Joe, a devastating insight into what it was lik..
The story of Edmund Dantes, self-styled Count of Monte Cristo, is told with consummate skill. The victim of a miscarriage of justice, Dantes is fired by a desire for retribution and empowered by a stroke of providence. In his campaign of vengeance, he becomes an anonymous agent of fate. The sensational narrative of intrigue, betrayal, escape, and triumphant revenge moves at a cracking pace. Dumas' novel presents a powerful conflict between good and evil embodied in an epic saga of rich diversity..
Crusader Gold is the stunning follow up to 2005's bestselling debut Atlantis.
For many it is the Jewish menorah, the huge golden candlestick looted by the Romans in AD 70 then carried to Constantinople. Now, nobody knows where it is. Some think it survived and is concealed in the Vatican. Some think it took an altogether more extraordinary turn, at the beginning of history itself ...
Jack Howard is the only man who can find out. But the clock is ticking against him. The quest to fi..
The Deerslayer is the culmination of James Fenimore Cooper's 'Leather-Stocking' novels, featuring Natty Bumppo (the deer-slaying young frontiersman) and the Mohican chief, Chingachgook. Cooper portrays the hubris of the conquest of a vast territory. The action takes place during the American wars of the 1740s. Coll.Wordsworth Classics..
When the National Security Agency's invincible code-breaking machine encounters a mysterious code it cannot break, the agency calls in its head cryptographer, Susan Fletcher, a brilliant, beautiful mathematician. What she uncovers sends shock waves through the corridors of power...
A man has developed the most revolutionary naval technology in decades: an attack submarine that can travel unimaginably fast. This man is dead. And part of his prototype is missing. Dirk Pitt and his NUMA team travel across the world in their search to retrieve the missing element, and as they close in, they discover that they are facing a much more dangerous threat than they had ever imagined. Poseidon's Arrow follows Artcic Drift, Crescent Dawn and Atlantis Found as the next in the enthrallin..
The Artful Dodger is back! Returning to the page for the first time in 175 years, London's most skilled and charismatic thief is back to ply his trade on the capital's streets once more. From the rooftops to the sewers, Dodger leads us on a witty and thrilling adventure through Dickensian London...
Fact collides with fiction in Will Adams second pulse-pounding adventure featuring the enigmatic Daniel Knox. On the trail of a Dead Sea Scroll, Knox stumbles across an ancient temple being surreptitiously excavated by evangelical Christians outside Alexandria. A chase ends in tragedy with the death of Alexandria's senior archaeologist, and Knox the chief suspect. Meanwhile, Knox's partner Gaille Bonnard is baby-sitting a television crew around the ancient city of Amarna, home of the multiple my..
Jeffrey Archer, one of the greatest popular novelists of our generation, delivers a truly page-turning thriller in False Impression.
When an aristocratic old lady is brutally murdered in her country home the night before 9 11, it takes all the resources of the FBI and Interpol to work out the connection between her and the possible motive for her death - a priceless Van Gogh painting. It's a young woman, who was in the North Tower when the first plane crashed into the building, who has the co..
There are sixteen contestants, but only one will survive. The last thing Jack West Jr remembers is arriving for a meeting at a top-secret military base with his family in tow. Now he awakes to find himself in a hellish scenario. Jack has been selected to take part in the Games, a series of deadly challenges designed to fulfil an ancient ritual. If he chooses not to compete, both he and his daughter will be killed. With the fate of the Earth at stake, Jack will have to traverse diabolical mazes, ..
A taut thriller set against the turbulent history of Ukraine and the Crimea, giving fascinating and thought-provoking insigh into the country's current crisis.
It has been twenty-five years since the four friends left school, burdened with the dark secret of a game that ended in tragedy. Now, driven by love, loss and loyalty, they meet to play Tony's game once more. Tony, the mastermind, has planned the moves that will take each player across continents. The rules are the same, but they have ..
Imagine if you lost your parents - not just in place, but in time. Jake Djones' mum and dad have gone missing and they could be anywhere in the world - at any time in history. Because the Djones family have an astonishing secret, which for years they've managed to keep - even from each other. They belong to the HISTORY KEEPERS - a secret society which travels through the centuries to prevent evil enemies from meddling with History itself. In the quest to find his parents, Jake is whisked from 21..
The Bootlegger is the seventh of Clive Cussler's bestselling Isaac Bell novels.
It is 1920. Prohibition and bootlegging are in full swing.
When Joseph Van Dorn is shot and nearly killed while in pursuit of a rum-running vessel, his friend and employee, Isaac Bell, swears to him that he will hunt down the lawbreakers. But Bell doesn't know what he is getting into. When a witness to the shooting is executed in a manner peculiar to the Russian secret police, it becomes clear that these were n..
1910, and America's first ever cross-country flying race has been sabotaged… Newspaper magnate Preston Whiteway is offering a big prize for the first aviator to cross America in under fifty days. He wants Josephine Frost - the country's leading as well as most glamorous pilot - to win. Which is why he's hired Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency. Josephine saw her husband Harry Frost kill a man. Now he wants her dead. And with underworld contacts ready to help in every city en route, he'l..
1908, and American engineering geniuses are being killed off one by one...When a brilliant battleship gun engineer commits suicide, his disbelieving family turn to legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency. Quickly on the case, Isaac Bell establishes that the clues point not to suicide, but murder. So when further deaths connected to a top-secret project follow, Bell realizes that this is sabotage. With the world plunging towards war, it's clearly a spy at large. But which of the many foreign agents h..
The Thief is Clive Cussler's fifth historical thriller featuring detective Isaac Bell. A bold kidnapping aboard an ocean liner sends detective Isaac Bell across America in a deadly game of cat and mouse...Leaving England aboard the liner Mauretania, Isaac Bell, chief investigator at the legendary Van Dorn Detective Agency, stumbles on and thwarts a kidnapping. The two victims, who have fled Europe carrying a secret invention, fear that a foreign power wishes to steal it before they can bring it ..
1907: un tren e avariat, focuri si explozii, sabotaj pe noua linie express a Cailor Ferate Southern Pacific. Disperate, Caile ferate angajeaza celebra agentie de detectivi Van Dorn, care il trimite pe cel mai bun om al lor, Isaac Bell. Acesta descopera repede ca un sabotor care isi spune the Wrecker ataca Southern Pacific cu complici pe care apoi ii ucide.The Wrecker ataca unde are chef, provocand pagube imense si pierderi de vieti umane. Cine este el, de fapt? Ce vrea? E un anarhist? Un revolut..
In the morning, they gave Reacher a medal. And in the afternoon, they sent him back to school. Night School takes Reacher back to his army days, but this time he's not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders, in a wired, fiendishly clever new adventure that will make the cold sweat trickle down your spine...
The spies are being spied on in Tom Clancy's Threat Vector, the latest gripping addition to the Jack Ryan Jr series. When Jack Ryan Jr, on a highly secret, off-the-books Campus mission in Turkey, discovers that his team's every move is monitored, he knows that US intelligence has been fatally compromised. Back in the States, President Ryan watches in horror as China's weakened leader bends to a war-mongering general intent on turning the East into a bloodbath. At the same time, America comes und..
Set in Scotland in 1751, Kidnapped remains one of the most exciting stories ever written. Young David Balfour, orphaned then betrayed by his Uncle Ebenezer, his so-called guardian, falls in with Alan Breck, the unscrupulous but heroic champion of the Jacobite cause. Shipwreck, murder and dramatic escape through the Highlands are just a few of the ingredients of this highly charged tale of intrigue, action and adventure. Catriona, the lesser-known sequel, immediately continues David's story...
When a confrontation between a radical enivironmental group and a Danish cruiser off the Faroe Islands sinks a ship, trapping her crew beneath the waves, Kurt Austin of NUMA is immediately called to the rescue. Investigating the collision, Austin uncovers a trail of sabotage that leads to a sinister multinational corporation seeking control of the waves. When he is almost killed for his trouble, Austin knows that this is one organization that will let nothing stand in its way. But with an enviro..
It is 1757. Across north-eastern America the armies of Britain and France struggle for ascendancy. Their conflict, however, overlays older struggles between nations of native Americans for possession of the same lands and between the native peoples and white colonisers. Through these layers of conflict Cooper threads a thrilling narrative, in which Cora and Alice Munro, daughters of a British commander on the front line of the colonial war, attempt to join their father. Thwarted by Magua, the si..
Un baietel irakian gaseste o placuta de lut in Muzeul de Antichitati din Bagdad. La semnarea unui tratat istoric intre palestinieni si evrei, un asasin se inghesuie prin multime si se repede la primul ministru israelina. Bodyguarzii il impusca, dar in mana lui gasesc doar o notita plina de sange, nu un pistol. O serie de crime au loc aiurea in lume. E chemata sa le rezolve Maggie Costello care descopera ca crimele nu sunt intamplatoare; cineva ucide arheologi si istorici, oameni care cunosc secr..
Alek and Deryn are back onboard the Leviathan. The ship is ordered to pick up Tesla, a Russian inventor who has created a machine he claims can destroy half of the world, which he is using as a threat to impose peace. Alek wants to the end the war, so decides to back Tesla politically, as do the Darwinists. Meanwhile Deryn is still pretending to be a boy, though Alek has figured out her true identity, and promises to keep her secret. With stops in New York, California and Mexico, Deryn and Alek ..
The Rise of Nine is the next thrilling instalment in the gripping Lorien Legacies series by Pittacus Lore. 'Number Four is a hero for this generation'. (Michael Bay, director of Transformers). Until I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together we are much more powerful. But it could only last so long before we had to separate to find the others ...I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more, including a tenth member of the Garde w..
The Fall of Five is the heartstopping fourth installment in the Lorien Legacies series by Pittacus Lore. I thought things would change when I found the others. We would stop running. We would fight the Mogadorians. And we would win. But I was wrong. Even though we have come together, we barely escaped from them with our lives. And now we're in hiding, figuring out our next move. The six of us are powerful - but not strong enough to take on their entire army. We haven't discovered the full extent..
Lost City is a nerve-shredding NUMA Files novel from Clive Cussler, international bestseller. Kurt Austin's toughest assignment yet... The discovery of a body frozen for ninety years in a glacier high in the French Alps seems of unlikely concern to Kurt Austin and the NUMA Special Projects team. But when those on site are trapped in alpine tunnels flooding with glacial meltwater, Austin can hardly ignore a cry for help. And this near tragedy proves to be no mere accident. For the body held ..
Polar Shift is the sixth NUMA Files novel by the inimitable Clive Cussler. Giant freak waves send an unsinkable cargo ship to the bottom of the Atlantic and a herd of killer whales attack a party of kayakers in the Pacific - random events, or evidence of polar shift? For Kurt Austin of NUMA these two seemingly unconnected incidents are harbingers of a global phenomenon that will mark the end of civilization! A secret organization aiming to bring down the world's elite powers have discovered..
Cei-legati-prin-juramant simt chemarea marii. Orm, conducatorul lor, n-ar vea sa-si paraseasca dulcea casa. Dar cand sunt atacati si doi dintre ai lor sunt luati ostatici, pleaca toti prin stepa inchetata unde ii pandesc primejdii nemaiauzite. Cea mai rea iarna ii pune la grea incercare pana si pe cei mai rezistenti, iar la sfarsitul calatoriei ii asteapta tribul amazoanelor al caror unic tel e sa apere pana la moarte comoara lui Attila. Oare aceasta va fi ultima lor calatorie?..