A dél-afrikai Fokvárosban játszódó regény főszereplője Toni Balser újságírónő, aki kisfia, Timothy születése után kezdett cikkeket írogatni, férje, Serge nemtetszése ellenére. Házasságuk a férfi durvasága és kicsapongó életmódja miatt már válságban van, mikor az asszony találkozik Nick Houghtonnal, az ismert környezetvédelmi szakemberrel, s egykettőre egymásba szeretnek. A Dél-Afrikai Köztársaság forrongó, társadalmi és politikai változás előtt álló, a fehérek és feketék részéről is vad indulatokkal terhes, babonákkal átszőtt világában azonban a magánélet eseményeit is át- meg átszövik a mind gyakrabban felszínre törő ellentétek. Toni elhagyja rasszista gondolkodású férjét, Nick is szabadulni igyekszik Jade-től, az életét pokollá tevő hisztérikus feleségtől, eközben pedig Toni oknyomozó, igazságkereső cikkei olyan indulatokat kavarnak, amelyek következményei egészen az asszony otthonáig elérnek.
Clive Cussler - Shock Wave
A mysterious plague in the Antarctic... A diamond empire run by an evil genius... A devastating new technology that threatens to annihilate millions! Tasman Sea, 1856. A British clipper ship bound for Australia's penal colony is crushed in a raging typhoon. A few pitiful survivors wash up on a deserted island. Among them are Betsy Fletcher and Jess Dorsett, who discover an immense supply of exquisite diamonds... Seymour Island, Antarctica, 2000. Dirk Pitt rescues Maeve Fletcher, a descendant of Betsy and Jess, after an unknouwn cataclysm kills thousands of marine animals plus nearly two hundred people aboard a cruise ship. Pitt traces the carnage to the global diamond operations of Maeve's father, Arthur Dorsett, and her callous sisters. From a chilling escape at a high-security Canadian mine to a tiny boat adrift on lonely, shark-infested seas, the ingenious Pitt is racing to thwart Dorsett's ruthless plans -- before an unthinkable disaster claims millions of innocent lives!
Sherrilyn Kenyon - Kresley Cole - Jaid Black - Playing Easy to Get
Three of today's hottest romance writers--Kresley Cole, Jaid Black, and Sherrilyn Kenyon--come together in one unforgettable anthology, bringing fans three tales featuring the hottest alpha males in print.
Cressida Cowell - How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse
In his 4th sidesplitting adventure, Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III must rescue his best friend, Fishlegs, from the deadly disease Vorpentitis. The only cure is rare and almost impossible to find...a potato. But where will Hiccup find such a thing? He'll have to dodge the terrible Sharkworms, battle Doomfangs, and outwit crazy Hooligans if he's going to be a Hero...again. A fast paced plot, slapstick humor, witty dialogue and imaginative black and white illustrations enhance this exciting tale.
Stan Sakai - Usagi Yojimbo 12. - Grasscutter
Forged in heaven, it is called Kusanagi, the Grasscutter--the lost sword of the Gods. This legendary blade could potentially tip the scales of power for the shadowy Conspiracy of Eight in their quest to overthrow the Shogunate and reinstate the Emperor. With the help of a witch and the souls of dead warriors, they plan to recover the lost sword and bring the Shogun down. But when the fates place the Grasscutter in the hands of masterless samurai Usagi Yojimbo, the ronin rabbit becomes the focus of a deadly struggle for possession of the dread blade. And this crisis pales beside the dark possibilities should the sword come to the demonic warrior, Jei! Winner of the 1999 Eisner Award for Best Limited Series, Grasscutter is Stan Sakai's longest and most ambitious Usagi tale to date, a sweeping epic showcasing one of comics' most individual artistic voices at the peak of his creative skills.
Sarah J. Maas - The Assassin and the Underworld
When the King of the Assassins gives Celaena Sardothien a special assignment that will help fight slavery in the kingdom, she jumps at the chance to strike a blow against an evil practice. The misson is a dark and deadly affair which takes Celaena from the rooftops of the city to the bottom of the sewer - and she doesn’t like what she finds there.
Sarah J. Maas - The Assassin and the Pirate Lord
A Throne of Glass novella. On a remote island in a tropical sea, Celaena Sardothien, feared assassin, has come for retribution. She’s been sent by the Assassin’s Guild to collect on a debt they are owed by the Lord of the Pirates. But when Celaena learns that the agreed payment is not in money, but in slaves, her mission suddenly changes—and she will risk everything to right the wrong she’s been sent to bring about.
Sarah J. Maas - The Assassin and the Desert
The Silent Assassins of the Red Desert aren’t much for conversation, and Celaena Sardothien wouldn’t have it any other way. She’s not there to chatter, she’s there to hone her craft as the world’s most feared killer for hire. When the quiet is shattered by forces who want to destroy the Silent Assassins, Celaena must find a way to stop them, or she’ll be lucky to leave the desert alive.
Wilbur Smith - Blue Horizon
At the close of Wilbur Smith's best-selling MOON SOON, Tom Courtney and his brother Dorian battled on the high seas and finally reached the Cape of Good Hope to start life afresh. In this spellbinding new novel, the next generation of Courtneys are out to stake their claim in southern Africa, travelling along the infamous Robert's Road'. It is a journey both exciting and hazardous, which takes them through the untouched wilderness of a beautiful land filled with warring tribes and wild animals. Ats heart a story of love and hatred, vengeance and greed, BLUE HORIZON utterly compelling adventure from one of the world's most celebrated novelists. 'Wilbur Smith is one of those benchmarks against whom others are compared' THE TIMES
Wilbur Smith - The Triumph of the Sun
In the Sudan, decades of brutal misgovernment by the ruling Egyptian Khedive in Cairo precipitate a fierce and bloody rebellion and Holy War headed by a charismatic new religious leader, The Madhi or "Expected One". The British are forced to intervene to protect their national interests and to attempt to rescue the hundreds of British subjects stranded in the country. Along with hundreds of others, British trader and businessman, Ryder Courtney is trapped in the capital city of Khartoum. It is here that he meets Captain Penrod Ballantyne of the 10th Hussars, as well as the British Consul, David Benbrook and his three beautiful daughters. Against the vivid and bloody backdrop of the siege of Khartoum, in which British General Charles George Gordon is killed and the British retreat, these three powerful men fight to survive. 'A fine storyteller . . . TRIUMPH OF THE SUN is one of his very best' Daily Mail
Heidi R. Kling - Sea
Haunted by recurring nightmares since her mother’s disappearance over the Indian ocean three years before, fifteen-year old California girl Sienna Jones reluctantly travels with her psychiatrist father’s volunteer team to six-months post-tsunami Indonesia where she meets the scarred and soulful orphaned boy, Deni, who is more like Sea than anyone she has ever met. She knows they can’t be together, so why can’t she stay away from him? And what about her old best friend-turned-suddenly-hot Spider who may or may not be waiting for her back home? And why won’t her dad tell her the truth about her mother’s plane crash? The farther she gets from home, the closer she comes to finding answers. And Sea’s real adventure begins.
Nobuhiro Watsuki - Rurouni Kenshin 3. (angol)
_"Spider's Web"_...like ordinary opium, but better processed. Half the cost to produce, but twice the profits! To the people of Aizu, Takani Megumi was a daughter in a famous family of doctors, in which everyone - women and children alike - studied medicine. But to grasping industrialist Takeda Kanryû, she is the hen who lays the golden egg - the only one who knows the Spider's Web formula! To stay with Kanryû is to send even more to their deaths. But to stay with Kenshin and the others is to invite _theirs_...
James Rollins - The Last Oracle
What if you could bio-engineer the next great world prophet: scientifically produce the next Buddha, the next Mohammed, or even the next Jesus? Would it mark the Second Coming or initiate a chain reaction with disastrous consequences? A master at combining historical and religious intrigue with edge-of-your-seat adventure, New York Times bestselling author James Rollins brings back SIGMA Force to battle a group of rogue scientists who've unleashed a bio-engineering project that could bring about the extinction of mankind. From ancient Greek temples to glittering mausoleums, from the slums of India to the radioactive ruins of Russia, two of SIGMA's finest must race against time to solve a mystery that dates back to the first famous oracle of history—the Greek Oracle of Delphi.
Tite Kubo - Bleach 18.
The execution of Ichigo's friend Rukia has begun, yet Ichigo himself is nowhere in sight. In a matter of seconds, the power of one million zanpaku-tô will slice through Rukia as punishment for sharing her Soul Reaper powers with Ichigo. Is this really how things are going to end?!
Tite Kubo - Bleach 15.
During a bloody confrontation with a sadistic Soul Reaper, Uryû chooses a path that will temporarily grant him enormous power, at great personal cost. Meanwhile, Ichigo races to master a powerful technique that will help him fight Byakuka and,hopefully, save Rukia from execution.
Tite Kubo - Bleach 10.
With the help of Kûkaku--a one-armed explosives expert and old friend of the mysterious talking cat Yoruichi--Ichigo and crew are one step closer to infiltrating the Soul Society and rescuing their friend Rukia before she is executed. For Kûkaku's plan to work, Ichigo must control his enormous reservoir of spiritual energy--and there's no telling how much collateral damage this will cause. Meanwhile, the Soul Society hasn't been twiddling their collective thumbs, and quickly dispatches a delegation of captains to give the unwanted visitors the rudest of welcomings imaginable.
Tite Kubo - Bleach 6.
Ichigo Kurosaki may not know this, but the world he lives in is one predicated on balance--between the living and the dead, between everyday life and the Soul Society. Soul Reapers aren't merely fighting Hollows, they are charged with the grand task of equalizing the balance between this life and the next. Naturally, if too much energy is channeled to one side, really bad things will happen--just as they're happening now! Ichigo and Uryû's competition inadvertently results in generating a leviathan of a Hollow whose sheer size is capable of tearing the Soul Reaper's delicately constructed balance to ribbons. Find out what happens in Tite Kubo's international manga smash-hit Bleach!
Sorachi Hideaki - Gin Tama 1.
Samurai Gintoki Sakata works in a freelancer business, Odd Jobs Gin, after Edo was conquered by aliens named Amanto in order to pay the monthly rent from where he lives. In his days, Gintoki is joined by Shinpachi Shimura, a teenager son of a samurai who wants to learn about him, and Kagura, an alien girl who went to Earth to earn money for her poor family, but is unable to return home and threatens Gintoki to let her live with him. While Kagura and Shinpachi live with Gintoki, they meet a terrorist named Kotaro Katsura who participated alongside Gintoki in the war between samurais and aliens, and lost. Odd Jobs is forced to help Katsura escape from the Shinsengumi, a police force working for the Bakufu, after they accidentally perform a terrorist attack. The volume ends with a one-shot from Sorachi named "Dandelion", which explores the work of a pair of exorcists.
Gareth Roberts - Douglas Adams - Shada (angol)
The Doctor's old friend and fellow Time Lord Professor Chronotis has retired to Cambridge University - where nobody will notice if he lives for centuries. But now he needs help from the Doctor, Romana and K9. When he left Gallifrey he took with him a few little souvenirs - most of them are harmless. But one of them is extremely dangerous. The Worshipful and Ancient Law of Gallifrey isn't a book for Time Tots. It is one of the Artefacts, dating from the dark days of Rassilon. It must not be allowed to fall into the wrong hands. The sinister Skagra most definitely has the wrong hands. He wants the book. He wants to discover the truth behind Shada. And he wants the Doctor's mind... Based on the scripts for the original television series by the legendary Douglas Adams, Shada retells an adventure that never made it to the screen. This epic 'lost' adventure from 1979 features the Fourth Doctor and Romana as played by Tom Baker and Lalla Ward, written by Doctor Who's then script editor Douglas Adams.
Kathrin Lange - Florenturna
1500 körül járunk. Csak az éjszaka gyermekei menthetik meg Firenzét a pusztulástól – kizárólag ők juthatnak el a sötét birodalomba, Florenturnába, ahol Mercurius az úr, s akinek egyetlen célja van: megsemmisíteni a várost. A tizenegy éves Girolamo egészen addig a napig, amikor egy idegen lovas érkezik a falujába, még soha nem hallott az „éjszaka gyermekeiről” – aztán hirtelen félelmetes szárnycsapásokkal, átható sikolyokkal telik meg a levegő, és fej nélküli szörnyek kezdik üldözni a fiút. Ő a kiválasztott, aki majd az éjszaka gyermekeit vezeti a Mercurius elleni harc során. Vajon sikerül győzniük? A múlt csupán egy szárnycsapásnyira van… Fantasztikus történet barátságról, bátorságról, vitézségről és hűségről.
Michelle Paver - Gods and Warriors
Hylas couldn't take it in... His sister was missing, his dog was dead, and he was running for his life. Hylas is scratching an existence in the mountains when he's attacked by mysterious warriors - nightmares of black rawhide armour and bronze spears, their faces smeared with ash. The black warriors want Hylas dead. He doesn't know why. He must escape and find his sister. So begins his quest across land and sea. His only friends Pirra, the rebellious daughter of the High Priestess, and a dolphin called Spirit. The black warriors are relentless. How will Hylas survive? Gods and Warriors is a breathtaking adventure series of the Greek Bronze Age: a time of chieftains, chariots and ancient magic - when the lowliest goatherd could rise to become a hero.