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While Bram Stoker didn't invent the vampire, his 1897 novel Dracula has been the defining force in the popularity and evolution of vampire mythology today. The story of its infamous antagonist Count Dracula is told in the form of letters and diary entries.

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Lose yourself in a masterpiece of historical fiction. Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe explores the plight of early Britain in the aftermath of the Norman conquest. Courageous warrior Wilfred of Ivanhoe, estranged from his family, fights for love and honor. This swashbuckling tale of knights, medieval politics, tournaments, and romantic entanglements offers something for everyone.

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pubOne.­info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. The family of Dashwood had long been settled in Sussex. Their estate was large, and their residence was at Norland Park, in the centre of their property, where, for many generations, they had lived in so respectable a manner as to engage the general good opinion of their surrounding acquaintance. The late owner of this estate was a single man, who lived to a very advanced age, and who for many years of his life, had a constant companion and housekeeper in his sister. But her death, which happened ten years before his own, produced a great alteration in his home; for to supply her loss, he invited and received into his house the family of his nephew Mr. Henry Dashwood, the legal inheritor of the Norland estate, and the person to whom he intended to bequeath it. In the society of his nephew and niece, and their children, the old Gentleman's days were comfortably spent. His attachment to them . . .

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Ex-­Navy SEAL John Clark is the newly named head of Rainbow, an international task force dedicated to combating terrorism. In a trial by fire, he must stop a terrorist group of men and women so extreme that their success could literally mean the end of life on earth as we know it.­Amazon.­com ReviewFor many readers, Jack Ryan embodies the essence of the modern American hero. Morally centered, disciplined, humble yet powerful, Ryan (and his onscreen incarnations in Alec Baldwin and Harrison Ford) has made Tom Clancy one of the most popular writers in the world. But as Clancy has constructed the Ryan mythology, he has quietly established Ryan's shadow double, John Clark. Appearing in The Cardinal of the Kremlin, Clear and Present Danger, and Without Remorse, Clark has many of Jack Ryan's most appealing traits, but he is also a darker figure embodying the more paranoid sensibilities of the late '90s. As is made clear from the opening pages of Rainbow Six, ex-­Navy SEAL Clark and his . . .

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One day, to two former carjackers, who very productively "worked" in theirs wild youth and a long time ago have switched to the legal and a very serious business for installation of anti-­theft systems for VIP vehicles, comes an idea to recall theirs youth, but in a very strange way.

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For more than a year Royce Melborn has tried to forget Gwen DeLancy, the woman who saved him and his partner Hadrian Blackwater from certain death. Unable to get her out of his mind, Royce returns to Medford with Hadrian but the two receive a very different reception --- Gwen refuses to see them. The victim of abuse by a powerful noble, she suspects that Royce will ignore any danger in his desire for revenge. By turning the thieves away, Gwen hopes to once more protect them. What she doesn't realize is what the two are capable of --- but she's about to find out.

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CLASSIC CHRISTIE AT A BARGAIN PRICE Originally published in 1922, the story finds Tuppence and Tommy grappling with various spies in their first adventure. Detective duo Tommy and Tuppence Beresford apply their wits, charms, and adventurous spirits to a menacing mystery that spells certain death for a missing lady at the hands of dangerous unknown foe. Tommy and Tuppence hire themselves out as "willing young adventurers"...­but find their lives in danger when their mysterious new employer disappears. While not a very well-­known pair, Tuppence and Tommy are rather cute in this complex story, admirably tackling the many different forces that were part of England between the Wars.

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In this vast, sweeping epic set in the aftermath of the Norman Invasion, a rogue Frank knight named Vallon accepts a dangerous commission: He must travel Europe in search of six rare hawks to be bartered for the life of an English prince held captive in Constantinople. Accompanied by an English falconer and a Sicilian scholar, Vallon sets out in search of the birds; the quest ranges from Greenland to Iceland to the Continent to Byzantium, as the men cross raging seas, march into furious battles, and raid opulent castles. At more than 200,­000 words, this is one of the most vast, utterly thrilling historical adventures ever written.

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