Ningun crimen lo cometi por odio, el que se ensana es mi amor desgraciado. Medea, Seneca Cuando el azar entrecruza sus vidas, las protagonistas de esta novela no pueden prever que un suceso poor esta a punto de transformarlas. Que angustia devour a Helène? Que acontecimientos provocaron l. a. selection de l. a. mujer que los angeles observa? Sus historias esconden oscuras coincidencias. Las dos sufren una metamorfosis cuyas cicatrices las acompanaran siempre. Viven en una misma calle de Paris y, a su modo, una y otra son extranjeras. Cada dia, Helène arrastra a sus hijos al colegio sin reparar en ellos, su mirada se pierde en un horizonte invisible que solo ella conoce. los angeles otra mujer los angeles sigue con curiosidad desde su ventana, ha abandonado a su marido y a su hija en un doloroso esfuerzo por buscarse a si misma. Que une a estas dos mujeres? Que las separa? Son l. a. pasion sexual y el amor materno sentimientos incompatibles? Quieren siempre las madres a sus hijos con una entrega sin ambivalencias?
By Brian W. Aldiss
Thomas C. Squire, writer of the hit documentary sequence Frankenstein one of the Arts, one-time undercover agent and founding father of the Society for well known aesthetics, is attending a global media symposium in Sicily. it truly is right here that he turns into concerned with attractive, yet calculating Selina Ajdina. along the drama of the convention is the tale of Squire's deepest life—the story of his infidelity, the scary situations surrounding his father's loss of life and the threatened way forward for his ancestral domestic in England.
Selected via Anthony Burgess as one of many ninety nine most sensible novels due to the fact that 1939.
By Mike Carey
Felix Castor has reluctantly lower back to exorcism after a profitable case convinces him that he quite can perform a little strong together with his abilities---"good," in fact, being a relative time period while facing the undead. His buddy Rafi continues to be possessed, the succubus Ajulutsikael (Juliet to her acquaintances) nonetheless technically has a freelance on him, and he is nonetheless dust terrible.
doing a little consulting for the neighborhood law enforcement officials is helping pay the money owed, yet Castor wishes a major deepest task to truly fill the opening in his checking account. that is what he needs. What he gets is a doubtless insignificant "missing ghost" case that inexorably drags him and his family into the center of a bad plot to elevate one in all hell's fiercest demons.
whilst satanists, stolen spirits, sacrifice farms, and haunted church buildings all look at the comparable police document, the identify Felix Castor cannot be too some distance behind...
By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
The second one installment within the surprising new middle-grade myth sequence from bestselling authors Garth Nix and Sean Williams.
Since relocating to the city of Portland, many strange issues have occurred to Jaide and Jack protect. The twins have stumbled on their very own magical powers--and have visible how they could pass horribly fallacious. they've got met cats who speak and people who hold silent approximately deep, darkish secrets and techniques. and so they have started their struggle opposed to a dangerous strength identified basically because the Evil.
nonetheless, Jaide and Jack have not begun to fulfill the strangest resident of Portland. It’s a creature that simply comes out at evening, a beast that defies human description. Jaide and Jack have by no means noticeable it . . . yet they're approximately to. And after they do, destruction and catastrophe won’t be too a ways away.
By Conn Iggulden
The new novel from the No.1 bestselling writer of Emperor, his sequence on Julius Caesar. His new novel, ‘Wolf of the Plains’, is the a lot expected starting of the Conqueror sequence on Genghis Khan and his descendants. it's a amazing, epic tale which Conn Iggulden brings brilliantly to life.
'I am the land and the bones of the hills. i'm the winter.'
Temujin, the second one son of the khan of the Wolves tribe, used to be in basic terms 11 while his father died in an ambush.His kinfolk have been thrown out of the tribe and left on my own, with out foodstuff or shield, to starve to demise at the harsh Mongolian plains.
It was once a coarse advent to his lifestyles, to a surprising grownup international, yet Temujin survived, studying to wrestle normal and human threats. a guy, a small relations, with no tribe was once regularly in danger yet he accumulated different outsiders to him, making a new tribal id. It used to be in the course of a few of his worst instances that just like uniting the warring tribes and bringing the silver humans jointly got here to him. he'll turn into the khan of the ocean of grass, Genghis.
By Thomas Ricks Lindley
Destined to be a arguable historical past of 1 of the most well-liked Americna landmarks, Alamo Traces is Thomas Ricks Lindley's masterpiece. Fifteen years of study makes this severe exam of the Alamo tale a quantity of ancient fact and accuracy. the writer burrows deep into the documents and shovels away deposits of fable, folklore, and defective study which are generations deep. by no means wavering in its look for the bedrock of truth, this convincing hypothesis approximately what may perhaps relatively have occurred in the course of that brave struggle for independence.
Three teams race to realize keep watch over of the send and Mother--the ship’s strength resource and the Remnants’ purely probability to create a brand new Earth. It’s a race opposed to the clock, one another, and forces past human comprehension...it’s a race the people will not be able to profitable. And all of it results in the final word face-off among Billy and the Baby’s actual shape. Will the child turn out indestructible? Will Billy have the ability to faucet hidden powers? Their clash rushes towards an finish so finite, so incredible, guns should be dropped in awe, combating will stop for a time...and new enemies will emerge.
A New York Times amazing Book
A San Francisco Chronicle top ebook of 2012
A Kirkus Reviews most sensible booklet of 2012
Longlisted for The 2014 overseas IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award
From Marie NDiaye, the 1st black lady to win the Prix Goncourt, a harrowing and lovely novel of the travails of West African immigrants in France.
The tale of 3 ladies who say no: Norah, a French-born legal professional who reveals herself in Senegal, summoned via her estranged father to save lots of one other sufferer of his paternity; Fanta, who leaves a cheerful lifestyles as a instructor in Dakar to stick to her boyfriend again to France, the place his melancholy and dislocation poison every little thing; and Khady, a penniless widow placed out by means of her husband's kinfolk with not anything however the identify of a far off cousin in France. As those 3 lives intertwine, each one girl manages an stunning feat of self-preservation opposed to those that have made themselves the fastest-growing and most-reviled humans in Europe. In Marie NDiaye's wonderful narration we see the growth in which usual ladies detect unimagined reserves of energy.
By Gary Paulsen
Every day, 15yo Wil Neuton will get up, brushes his the teeth, leaves the home, and rows clear of shore. he is chanced on the island, a spot the place he can visit be on my own and discover ways to understand nature--and himself.
Wil's basically venture is to enable move of the surface international. however the outdoor global refuses to enable move of him. His family members regards him as a puzzle. the city bully is set to problem him. And all of sudden, even journalists recognize his name.
He can confront all of them, or he can embody his solitude endlessly. only one factor is bound now: Wil Neuton will not be counting on anyone yet himself.