Trading In Danger

Author: Elizabeth Moon
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748126821
Size: 36.97 MB
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Ky Vatta is a highly promising military cadet with a great future ahead of her, until an apparently insignificant act of kindness makes her the focus of the Academy's wrath. She is forced to resign, her dreams shattered. For the child of a rich trading family, this should mean disgrace on a grand scale. And yet, to her surprise, Ky is offered the captaincy of a ship headed for scrap with its final cargo. Her orders are absolutely clear, but Ky quickly sees potential profit in altering the parameters of the journey. Because, whatever the risks, it's in her blood to trade - even if the currency is extreme danger. 'I thoroughly adored Trading in Danger and wholeheartedly recommend it' THE BOOK SMUGGLERS

Cold Welcome

Author: Elizabeth Moon
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 110188732X
Size: 74.34 MB
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Nebula Award–winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with a thrilling series featuring Kylara Vatta, the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta’s War sequence. After nearly a decade away, Nebula Award–winning author Elizabeth Moon makes a triumphant return to science fiction with this installment in a thrilling new series featuring the daring hero of her acclaimed Vatta’s War sequence. Summoned to the home planet of her family’s business empire, space-fleet commander Kylara Vatta is told to expect a hero’s welcome. But instead she is thrown into danger unlike any other she has faced and finds herself isolated, unable to communicate with the outside world, commanding a motley group of unfamiliar troops, and struggling day by day to survive in a deadly environment with sabotaged gear. Only her undeniable talent for command can give her ragtag band a fighting chance. Yet even as Ky leads her team from one crisis to another, her family and friends refuse to give up hope, endeavoring to mount a rescue from halfway around the planet—a task that is complicated as Ky and her supporters find secrets others will kill to protect: a conspiracy infecting both government and military that threatens not only her own group’s survival but her entire home planet. Praise for Elizabeth Moon Trading in Danger “A mix of space opera, military science fiction and human drama, this is an exciting and often touching novel.”—RT Book Reviews Marque and Reprisal “Excellent plotting and characters support the utterly realistic action sequences: swift, jolting, confusing, and merciless. It’s a corker!”—Kirkus Reviews Engaging the Enemy “Moon has created a richly imagined universe of different cultures, replete with intriguing characters and the sense of unlimited possibility that characterizes the most appealing science fiction.”—School Library Journal Command Decision “One of scifi’s best military space series . . . confirms Moon’s place with Lois McMaster Bujold and David Weber in the top tier of turn-of-the-millennium military SF writers.”—Syfy Victory Conditions “Rip-roaring action and intriguing science and tactics distinguish Nebula winner Moon’s fifth and final Vatta’s War installment. . . . A fine and fitting conclusion to Moon’s grand space opera tour de force.”—Publishers Weekly

Author: Tove Alsterdal
Publisher: Metaichmio Publications
ISBN: 6180309744
Size: 34.52 MB
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Μια ιστορία για χαμένους παράδεισους, χαμένους έρωτες και χρόνια χαμένα στη σιωπή. Η Κατρίνε έχει μια στρωμένη ζωή στο Λονδίνο ως ραδιοφωνική ανταποκρίτρια. Όλα όμως ανατρέπονται όταν χάνει τη δουλειά της λόγω περικοπών και αναγκάζεται να επιστρέψει στη Στοκχόλμη. Η επάνοδός της στην πατρίδα θα τη φέρει αντιμέτωπη με την τραγική κατάσταση της μητέρας της, η οποία πάσχει από προχωρημένη άνοια. Τακτοποιώντας τα πράγματα της μητέρας της, η Κατρίνε θα διαπιστώσει πως υπάρχουν πολλά που δεν γνώριζε για την οικογενειακή τους ζωή, μεταξύ των οποίων και ένα περιουσιακό στοιχείο: ένα σπίτι στο βορινό χωριό Κιβικάνγκας, κοντά στον ποταμό Τόρνε, όπου πρόσφατα ένας διάσημος σκιέρ δολοφονήθηκε με το ίδιο του το τσεκούρι. Ανατρέχοντας στις σκοτεινότερες στιγμές της πρόσφατης ιστορίας της Σοβιετικής Ένωσης, η Alsterdal ξετυλίγει το κουβάρι ενός νουάρ οικογενειακού χρονικού ξεκινώντας από το βόρειο άκρο της Σουηδίας, από τις όχθες του ποταμού Τόρνε…

The Trade In Wildlife

Author: Sara Oldfield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 185383954X
Size: 53.10 MB
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For decades conservation has been based on the donor-driven principle. It hasn't worked. For centuries, environmental pollution or degradation has been addressed by the same attitude, the "Polluter pays" principle. That hasn't worked either. The cycle has

Trading In The Zone

Author: Mark Douglas
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440625411
Size: 59.45 MB
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Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money. He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of market movement that governs all market speculation.

Sharks In Danger

Author: Paul Mason
Publisher: Hungry Tomato ®
ISBN: 1541519019
Size: 66.51 MB
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Sharks—sleek, fast-moving predators with powerful jaws—can take care of themselves, right? Wrong! Thanks to humans, many shark species are officially endangered and some iconic sharks even face extinction. This has happened through demand for shark fin soup, big-game fishing, ocean pollution, and other threats to their survival. Discover why sharks need our protection and why we need them. True stories and fascinating science combined with superb photographs explain how these incredible hunters have become the hunted—and also how we can protect them in the future.

Expos 3

Author: Mark Snoswell
Publisher: Ballistic Media Pty Ltd
ISBN: 192100214X
Size: 15.38 MB
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EXPOSÉ 3, the third edition of the industry's best art book celebrating the creative talents of digital artists worldwide. Surpassing the number of entries for both EXPOSÉ 1 and 2, EXPOSÉ 3 sets the bar even higher for quality of entries and awards across existing and new categories.

Kings Of The North

Author: Elizabeth Moon
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 9780345524799
Size: 41.45 MB
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Elizabeth Moon's Echoes of Betrayal. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Peace and order have been restored to the kingdoms of Tsaia and Lyonya, thanks to the crowning of Mikeli of Tsaia and the half-elven mercenary Kieri Phelan as their respective kings. But trouble is brewing. Mikeli cannot rule safely as long as the few remaining Verrakaien magelords are at large. And a strange rift has developed between Kieri and his grandmother and co-ruler, the immortal elven queen known as the Lady. Meanwhile, both monarchs are targets of the ex-pirate Alured, who plots to seize their thrones for himself—and to the north, the aggressive kingdom of Pargun seems poised to invade. As threats of war, from without and within, divide the two kings, old alliances and the bonds of friendship will be tested as never before. And a shocking discovery will change everything.