The Kraken Project (Wyman Ford, Book 4)

By Douglas Preston

NASA is construction a probe to be splashed down within the Kraken Mare, the biggest sea on Saturn's nice moon, Titan. it's essentially the most promising habitats for extraterrestrial lifestyles within the sun approach, however the floor is unpredictable and unsafe, requiring the probe to comprise man made intelligence software program. To this finish, Melissa Shepherd, an excellent programmer, has built "Dorothy," a robust, self-modifying AI whose real strength is either innovative and terrifying. whilst miscalculations result in a disaster in the course of trying out, Dorothy flees into the internet.

Former CIA agent Wyman Ford is tapped to trace down the rogue AI. As Ford and Shepherd look for Dorothy, they become aware of that her terrible stories within the desert of the web have replaced her in methods they could slightly think. And they're no longer the single ones searching for the wayward software program: the AI is additionally being pursued by means of a couple of Wall highway investors, who are looking to seize her code and switch her right into a high-speed buying and selling bot.Traumatized, indignant, and relentlessly hunted, Dorothy has a rare revelation—and devises a plan. because the pursuit of Dorothy converges on a abandoned condominium at the coast of Northern California, Ford needs to face the final word query: is rescuing Dorothy the ideal factor? Is the AI bent on saving the world... or on wiping out the melanoma that's humankind?

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Binary (Hard Case Crime)

By Michael Crichton, John Lange

Political radical John Wright is plotting an act of mass destruction - and federal agent John Graves has him below surveillance, attempting to determine what the plot is. 

When a central authority computing device is hacked and a high-security cargo of nerve gasoline will get hijacked, Graves places the items jointly - yet can he cease Wright from unleashing his weapon earlier than it kills 1000000 people...including the President of the us?

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By Stephen King

Innocence and wonder ignite with evil and terror...

First, a guy and a girl are matters of a top-secret executive scan designed to supply amazing psychic powers.

Then, they're married and feature a toddler. A daughter.

Early at the daughter indicates indicators of a wild and scary strength turning out to be inside of her. Desperately, her mom and dad attempt to educate her to maintain that strength in fee, to “act normal.”

Now the govt. wishes its brainchild back—for its personal insane ends.

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Oath of Office

By Michael Palmer

Oath of Office

Michael Palmer

When Dr. John Meacham is going on a taking pictures spree the place of work, his enterprise companion, employees, and sufferers are killed within the massacre. Then Meacham turns the gun on himself.

The blame falls on Dr. Lou Welcome. Welcome labored with Meacham years earlier than as a counselor after John's scientific license have been revoked for drug dependancy. Lou knew that John used to be a very good health care professional and deserved to be training drugs and fought tough for his license to be restored. After listening to the scoop of the violent outburst, Lou is in surprise like all people else, yet as a rule he is incredulous. And while he starts to appear into it additional, the terrifying facts he reveals takes him down a route to an unspeakable conspiracy that turns out to steer on to the White residence and people within the maximum positions of power.

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The Corsican Caper

By Peter Mayle

When billionaire Francis Reboul reveals himself at the flawed facet of a Russian magnate, he’s lucky to have touring acquaintances Sam Levitt and Elena Morales to be had to assist him out. Now it’s as much as Sam—who’s stored Reboul’s neck before—to negotiate with an underworld of mercenaries, hit males, and Mafioso, to avoid his good friend from turning into a sufferer of “Russian diplomacy.” As traditional, Sam and Elena nonetheless locate time to benefit from the strong existence, yet as Sam’s sleuthing attracts him in the direction of the reality, he realizes Reboul will not be the single one in hassle. wealthy with shrewdpermanent twists, glowing surroundings, and mouthwatering gustatory interludes as in simple terms Peter Mayle can write them, The Corsican Caper is an experience par excellence.

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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold: A George Smiley Novel (George Smiley Novels)

By John le Carré

The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carré's first paintings of non-fiction, will be to be had from Viking in September 2016

The 50th-anniversary version of the bestselling novel that introduced John le Carré’s occupation around the world

within the shadow of the newly erected Berlin Wall, Alec Leamas watches as his final agent is shot lifeless via East German sentries. For Leamas, the top of Berlin Station, the chilly battle is over. As he faces the possibility of retirement or worse—a table job—Control deals him a distinct chance for revenge. Assuming the guise of an embittered and dissolute ex-agent, Leamas is determined as much as seize Mundt, the deputy director of the East German Intelligence Service—with himself because the bait. within the heritage is George Smiley, able to make the sport play out simply as keep an eye on wants.

atmosphere a customary that hasn't ever been handed, The undercover agent Who got here in from the Cold is a devastating story of duplicity and espionage.

John le Carré’s Our type of Traitor is quickly to be an enormous movie starring Ewan McGregor.

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The Silent Sister: A Novel

By Diane Chamberlain

"Chamberlain's strong tale is a page-turner to the very end." -Library Journal

Riley MacPherson has spent her complete existence believing that her older sister Lisa devoted suicide as undefined. It was once a trust that assisted in shaping her personal early life and that of her brother. It formed her view of her relations and their dynamics. It prompted her whole existence. Now, greater than 20 years later, her father has kicked the bucket and she's in New Bern, North Carolina, cleansing out his apartment whilst she reveals facts that what she has consistently believed isn't the fact. Lisa is alive. Alive and dwelling less than a brand new identification. yet why, precisely, was once she at the run all these years in the past? What secrets and techniques are being saved now, and what is going to occur if these secrets and techniques are published? As Riley works to discover the reality, her discoveries will positioned into query every thing she proposal she knew approximately her kin. Riley needs to come to a decision what the previous skill for her current, and what she's going to do along with her newfound fact. advised with Diane Chamberlain's strong prose and illumination into the human middle and soul, The Silent Sister is an evocative novel of affection, loss, and the bonds between siblings.

"Enthralling and gripping...Chamberlain has a present for telling tales approximately households whose sturdy intentions move awry in tricky conditions. Her characters are consistently portrayed with an realizing that typically life's so much tragic blunders require heroic power to survive." -Book Reporter

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The Secret Adversary

By Agatha Christie

The key Adversary is a piece of detective fiction by means of Agatha Christie and primary released within the uk by way of The Bodley Head in January 1922 and within the usa by means of Dodd, Mead and corporate later in that very same 12 months. The e-book introduces the characters of Tommy and Tuppence who characteristic in 3 different Christie books and one choice of brief tales written all through her writing profession.

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