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Greg Cox - Batman: The Court of Owls
An original novel pitting Batman against the Court of Owls, a secret society of wealthy families that's controlled Gotham for centuries using murder and money. For generations, an apocryphal cabal has controlled Gotham from the shadows, wielding fear and violence through its undead assassins, the Talons. Its leaders meet in secrecy, hiding their identities behind masks.Once, they sought to kill Bruce Wayne who, as Batman, dealt them their greatest defeats, but they faded back into darkness before he could eliminate them entirely. THE COURT OF OWLSNow Gotham City is plagued with a series of brutal murders. Batman and his allies - including Nightwing and Batgirl - realize the Talons have returned.Should the Owls obtain what they seek, it could grant them power that no one could counter.
Greg Cox - Terminator Salvation - Cold War
We Fight Back Russia 2003. When it appears that the United States has unleashed its entire nuclear arsenal upon the world, Captain Dmitri Losenko, commander of the nuclear submarine Gorshkov, has no choice but to retaliate. His target? Alaska. Alaska 2018. Fighting for survival in the frozen wilderness, Molly Kookesh struggles to protect her makeshift Resistance cell from the Terminators. Inspired by John Connor’s radio broadcasts and following a brutal encounter with a fearsome machine, she decides it’s time to fight back…
Greg Cox - Q-Space
The unpredictable cosmic entity known only as Q has plagued Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise since their very first voyage together. But little is known of Q's mysterious past or that of the unearthly realm from which he hails. Now Picard must learn Q's secrets – or all of reality may perish! Ever since its discovery, the great galactic barrier has impeded humanity's exploration of the universe beyond the Milky Way. Now a brilliant Federation scientist may have found a way to breach the barrier, and the Enterprise is going to put it to the test. The last thing the crew needs is a visit from an omnipotent troublemaker so, naturally, Q appears. Q has more in mind than his usual pranks, and while the Enterprise struggles to defeat a powerful inhuman foe, Picard must embark on a fantastic odyssey into the Q Continuum itself, with the fate of the galaxy hanging in the balance.
Greg Cox - Q-Strike
The mischievous creature who calls himself Q has subjected Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise to many of their strangest experiences. But little had been known of Q's curious existence or that of the advanced dimension from which he comes. But now Picard knows more than he ever dreamed about an ancient conflict whose consequences might spell the doom of the entire galaxy. The galactic barrier has fallen and Q's oldest enemy is free once more. Captain Picard and his crew find themselves in the middle of a cosmic war between vastly powerful entities. The future of the Federation may be at stake, but how can mere mortals turn the tide in such a superhuman battle? Picard has to find a way, or neither the Q Continuum nor the galaxy will survive.
Greg Cox - Q-Zone
The puckish super-being called Q has bedeviled Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Starship Enterprise since their first encounter at Farpoint Station. But little was known of Q's enigmatic past or that of the transcendent plane where he sometimes dwells. Now Picard must discover Q's secrets for the sake of all that exists. While the Enterprise struggles to survive an alien onslaught, Captain Picard has been kidnapped by Q and taken on an astounding journey back through time to that immeasurably distant moment when the Continuum faced its greatest threat. But far more is at stake than simply the mysteries of the past, for an ancient menace is stirring once again, endangering the future of the galaxy, and neither Q nor Starfleet may be able to stop it!
Greg Cox - Child of Two Worlds
An all-new Star Trek novel from New York Times bestselling author Greg Cox, taking place in the blockbuster Original Series era! The year is 2255, not long after the events of the Original Series episode “The Cage.” A young Spock is science officer on the U.S.S. Enterprise, under the command of Captain Christopher Pike, when an outbreak of deadly Rigelian fever threatens the crew. Reviewing the Starfleet medical database, Dr. Phillip Boyce comes up with a highly experimental and untested new treatment that might save the crew. Just one problem: it requires a rare mineral substance, ryetalyn, which is not easily obtained…except on a remote alien colony near the Klingon border. But borders are somewhat blurry in this part of galaxy. Pike will need to tread carefully in order to avoid provoking an armed conflict with the Klingons—or starting an all-out war. ™, ®, & © 2015 CBS Studios, Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Greg Cox - Namesakes
In NAMESAKES, a killer targets women in the Los Angeles area who all share a name with one of Agent Sydney Bristow's former SD-6 aliases. Sydney wants the case, but she's already hot on the heels of a German terrorist armed with a secret formula for a super-explosive. While Sydney and Dixon head for the Canary Islands to prevent the terrorist from creating a manmade tsunami, Jack and Vaughn suspect that the Alias Killer may be a disgruntled ex-coworker resentful of Sydney for shutting down the shadow organization SD-6 years ago. As Sydney struggles to stay focused and stop a ruthless man with mass destruction on his mind, she can't help but wonder...will APO find the Alias Killer before another one of her unsuspecting namesakes pays the price?
Greg Cox - Headhunter
A package bearing no return address arrives at the Anthropology Department of the University of. Nevada...and a shocking discovery is made upon opening the box: a genuine shrunken head. At first, Gil Grissom and his team of crime scene investigators -- Catherine Willows, Warrick Brown, Nick Stokes, and Greg Sanders -- consider this merely an oddity, a grisly relic from the past. But when all the evidence points to the fact that it's really the result of a gruesome modern-day murder, suspicions run high that a brutal serial killer with an unorthodox modus operandi may now be on the loose....
Greg Cox - The Vesuvius Prophecy
4400 taken, 4400 returned. With no memory of where they've been. And they haven't aged a day. Some have returned with startling new abilities... Eleven-year-old Maia can see the future, and she's never wrong. So when she has a vision of Mount Rainier starting to erupt, the National Threat Assessment Command takes her warning very seriously. But to track down the unknown returnee who may trigger the volcanic eruption, NTAC agents Tom Baldwin and Diana Skouris must uncover the astounding truth behind one of the greatest unsolved crimes of the twentieth century.... And they've got competition. Ruthless enemies are working against them and somehow managing to keep one step ahead of the desperate agents. With the future closing in on them, Tom and Diana must foil a lethal conspiracy -- before Seattle and the entire Pacific Northwest go the way of ancient Pompeii.
Greg Cox - The Road Not Taken
After one botched assassination attempt leads to the discovery of another high profile murder-for-hire in the works, Agent Sydney Bristow goes undercover to untangle a twisted plot of betrayal, terror, and revenge. Thrown into the midst of a dysfunctional yet extremely powerful family, Sydney must determine who is trustworthy and who is out for blood. Luckily, she has some experience in this field. With time running out and political alliances hanging in the balance, the APO operatives work together to infiltrate the family and determine the target of an impending deadly attack. Unfortunately, the intended victim could be anyone -- a world leader, an adulterous wife, a group of innocent civilians, even a fellow agent -- and the clock is ticking.
Greg Cox - The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase
The Librarians and the Mother Goose Chase, an original novel based on the hit television show, The Librarians by New York Times bestselling author, Greg Cox. For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandoras Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Stories have power. In 1719, Elizabeth Goose published a collection of rhyming spells as a children's book, creating a spellbook of terrifying power. The Librarian of that age managed to dispose of all copies of the book except one, which remained in the possession of Elizabeth Goose and her family, temporarily averting any potential disaster. Now, strange things are happening around the world. A tree-trimmer in Florida is blown off his elevated perch by a freak gust of wind, a woman in rural Pennsylvania is attacked by mutant rodents without any eyes, and a college professor in England finds herself trapped inside a prize pumpkin at a local farmers market. Baird and her team of Librarians suspect that the magic of Mother Goose is again loose in the world, and with Flynn AWOLagainit is up to Cassandra, Ezekiel, and Stone to track down the missing spellbook before the true power of the rhymes can be unleashed.
Greg Cox - John Gregory Betancourt - Devil in the Sky
The Hortas of Janus VI are the greatest miners in the galaxy, capable of burning through solid rock the way humanoids move through air. Recruited to help rebuild Bajor's devastated mining industry, the Hortas could provide new hope for the planet's struggling economy. But when Cardassian raiders abduct the Mother Horta, Commander Sisko finds himself stuck with twenty Horta eggs – and then the eggs begin to hatch… While Major Kira leads a desperate rescue mission deep into Cardassian space, Commander Sisko faces a ravaging mass of newborn Hortas – uncontrollable, indestructible, and eager to consume Deep Space 9 itself!
Greg Cox - The Librarians and The Lost Lamp
For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandoras Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. Ten years ago, only Flynn Carsen, the last of the Librarians, stood against an ancient criminal organization known as The Forty. They stole the oldest known copy of The Arabian Nights by Scheherazade, and Flynn fears they intend to steal Aladdins fabled lamp. He races to find it first before they can unleash the trapped, malevolent djinn upon the world. Today, Flynn is no longer alone. A new team of inexperienced Librarians, led by Eve Baird, their tough-as-nails Guardian, investigates an uncanny mystery in Las Vegas. A mystery tied closely to Flynns original quest to find the lost lamp. . . and the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
Greg Cox - 52
The epic follow-up to _Infinite Crisis_ - starring the superheroes of the DC Comics universe. Earth's greatest protectors - Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman - have vanished. The cities of Metropolis and Gotham are overrun with criminal activity both on the streets and behind the closed doors of powerful corporations as villains take advantage of the absence of superheroes. In their place stand the veteran and rookie heroes they inspired. From popular media personality Booster Gold and the enigmatic Question to the mysterious vigilante Batwoman and the secretive Supernova, these heroes are the only ones who can turn the tide against a vast conspiracy of evil determined to take control of the planet. This is the story of one year without the world's greatest superheroes. Twelve months. 365 days. 52 weeks.
Greg Cox - Daredevil - A fenegyerek
Matt Murdock gyermekkorában egy szörnyű balesetben megvakul, ám a sors tartogat számára még egy csapást: nem sokkal később meggyilkolják az édesapját. Balesete következtében mégis nyer valamit: hallása és tapintása rendkívüli módon kifinomulttá válik, sőt, olyan radarszerű érzékszervvel rendelkezik, mint a denevérek vagy a delfinek. Felnőttként Matt kettős életet él. Nappal ügyvédként támogatja a New York-i szegényeket, éjszaka pedig maszkot öltve, könyörtelen eszközökkel szolgáltat igazságot. Megismeri a szerelmet, ám a gyönyörű görög nő révén hamarosan szembekerül a város alvilágának vezérével, a Bűn Királyával. A fellángoló küzdelemben összecsapnak a jó és a gonosz erők, ennek ellenére New York lakói nyugodtan alhatnak, hisz aki vigyáz rájuk nem más, mint Matt, a fenegyerek, az ember, aki nem ismeri a félelmet.
Greg Cox - Shock Treatment
What happens when a reality TV series gets a true dose of reality? A staged prank for a hit scare show has gone horribly wrong with an actor now dead and production halted indefinitely. As the graveyard shift of Sin City’s best crime scene investigators—including Catherine Willows, Ray Langston, Nick Stokes, Sara Sidle, and Greg Sanders— digs deeper behind the scenes, more questions than answers pile up: Was the botched prank’s set-up simply a case of carelessness on the producers’ part resulting in a tragic accident, or did someone really orchestrate an elaborate scheme for revenge and murder?
Greg Cox - Man of Steel
SUPERMAN IS BACK - THE OFFICIAL MOVIE NOVELIZATION! The film, from director Zack Snyder, stars Henry Cavill (The Tudors) as Superman/Clark Kent, three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (The Fighter) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (What's Love Got to Do with It) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent's adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (Unfaithful) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (Dances with Wolves). Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road), and Faora, Zod's evil partner, played by Antje Traue. Also from Superman's native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman's mother, played by Ayelet Zurer, and Superman's father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator). Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy. Man of Steel is being produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers. Currently in production, Man of Steel is slated for release on June 14, 2013 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
Louise Burke - Greg Cox - The Complete Guide to Food for Sports Performance
Whatever the sport, it is essential for an athlete to have his or her body working at peak efficiency and this book presents nutrition as an integrated part of an athlete's regimen. Training should provide maximum benefit and the athlete should achieve peak performance, and in this guide, general nutrition and exercise physiology information are converted into a plan for day-to-day practice for training and competition preparation. It outlines important differences in nutritional needs for different sports, including the timing of food and liquid intake, and the best foods to achieve maximum energy output. Case studies and discussions of typical dietary problems are included, enabling athletes and coaches to tailor a diet uniquely suited to individual needs, including the need for weight gain or loss. Until an athlete understands the relationship between nutrition and performance, they cannot manage a total program effectively. When everyone in a given competition is highly talented, highly trained, and highly motivated, nutrition will provide the winning edge.
Greg Cox - Warehouse 13 - A Touch of Fever
THE UNKNOWN HAS AN ADDRESS. . . . Hidden away in the Badlands of South Dakota, Warehouse 13 is a top-secret repository for historical artifacts imbued with dangerous supernatural properties. Secret Service agents Pete Lattimer and Myka Bering are ever on the lookout for loose artifacts threatening to ruin the world’s day. Their mission:“Snag it, bag it, tag it.” Reports of a genuine psychic healer, along with a simultaneous epidemic of mysterious illnesses, lead Myka and Pete on a hazardous investigation that stretches from a carnival sideshow back to the bloody history of the Civil War. But when Pete is infected with a deadly disease, Myka and the rest of the team, including Artie Nielsen and Claudia Donovan, must track down a pair of cursed gloves—before a madman unleashes a virulent plague upon America!
Greg Cox - Miasma
The Enterprise-A is transporting a party of diplomats when it picks up a mysterious alien signal emanating from a nearby world. The planet’s dense, impenetrable atmosphere makes it unclear if the beacon is a distress signal, an invitation--or a warning to stay away. Spock, Doctor McCoy, and Chekov are part of a team sent to investigate, but an unexpected catatrophe forces a crash landing. Now the landing party is stranded on a hostile world, and unable to communicate with the Enterprise. While Captain Kirk and Saavik race to find a way to locate the lost crew, a badly wounded Spock struggles to keep McCoy and the others alive until they can be rescued, even if that means making an unthinkable sacrifice.
Greg Cox - The Rise and Fall of Khan Noonien Singh
An engrossing and fast-paced thriller that explores the secret history of the twentieth century – and the rise of the conqueror known as Khan. Even centuries later, the final decades of the twentieth century are still regarded – by those who know the truth of what really happened – as one of the darkest and most perilous chapters in the history of humanity. Now, as an ancient and forbidden technology tempts mankind once more, Captain James T. Kirk of the Starship _Enterprise_ must probe deep into the secrets of the past, to discover the true origins of the dreaded Eugenics Wars – and of perhaps the greatest foe he has ever faced. _1974 A.D._ An international consortium of the world's top scientists have conspired to create the Chrysalis Project, a top-secret experiment in human genetic engineering. The project's goal is nothing less than the creation of a new, artificially improved breed of men and women: smarter, faster, stronger than ordinary human beings, a super-race to take command of the entire planet. Gary Seven, an undercover operative for an advanced alien species, is alarmed by the project's objectives; he knows too well the apocalyptic consequences of genetic manipulation. With his trusted agents, Roberta Lincoln and the mysterious Isis, he will risk life and limb to uncover Chrysalis' insidious designs and neutralize the awesome threat that the Project poses to the future. But he may already be too late. One generation of super-humans has already been conceived. As the years go by, Seven watches with growing concern as the children of Chrysalis – in particular, a brilliant youth named Khan Noonien Singh – grow to adulthood. Can Khan's dark destiny be averted – or is Earth doomed to fight a global battle for supremacy?
Greg Cox - The Librarians and the Pot of Gold
For millennia, the Librarians have secretly protected the world by keeping watch over dangerous magical relics. Cataloging and safeguarding everything from Excalibur to Pandoras Box, they stand between humanity and those who would use the relics for evil. The adventures of The Librarians continue in the third stand-alone adventure of our series of media tie-in Novels
Greg Cox - Welcome to Promise City
The 4400 were only the beginning. Now anyone can become extraordinary. The rewards are great. But so are the risks. . . Mere months have passed since a viral outbreak transformed Seattle. Over nine thousand people died horribly, while thousands more gained remarkable new abilities. The disaster has also left Jordan Collier, the charismatic leader of The 4400 Movement, in charge of the city, much to the dismay of the rest of the world. To Collier's followers, the birth of "Promise City" heralds the dawn of a glorious new future that will forever change the face of humanity. But not everyone welcomes Collier's vision of tomorrow. An international conspiracy, composed of many of the world's most powerful figures, will stop at nothing to destroy the Movement, even if it means igniting an all-out war against Promise City. NTAC agents Tom Baldwin and Diana Skouris find themselves caught in the middle of a historic clash as they try to save Seattle from both Jordan Collier and his mortal enemies...with the future of the planet hanging in the balance. The saga of The 4400 continues.
Greg Cox - Two of a Kind?
Being under the command of Arvin Sloane again is enough to turn Agent Sydney Bristow's life upside down. But when an old adversary resurfaces and barters valuable information in return for specifically her help, she is forced to confront ever-changing alliances - and the disturbing question of just how much she and her former enemy have in common. United by an urgent goal but for separate reasons, an inconceivable team is forged. From the luxury hotels of downtown Singapore to the frenetic streets of New Orleans' French Quarter, Sydney finds herself with little time to decide if she's been given the chance to amend ancient history, or if she is being lethally played.
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