In the spirit of John Carpenter's The Thing and Jacob's Ladder comes Stranded -- a terrifying, icebound thriller where nothing is quite what it seems by Bracken MacLeod.
Author: Bracken MacLeod
Publisher: Tor Books
In the spirit of John Carpenter's The Thing and Jacob's Ladder comes Stranded -- a terrifying, icebound thriller where nothing is quite what it seems by Bracken MacLeod. Badly battered by an apocalyptic storm, the crew of the Arctic Promise find themselves in increasingly dire circumstances as they sail blindly into unfamiliar waters and an ominously thickening fog. Without functioning navigation or communication equipment, they are lost and completely alone. One by one, the men fall prey to a mysterious illness. Deckhand Noah Cabot is the only person unaffected by the strange force plaguing the ship and her crew, which does little to ease their growing distrust of him. Dismissing Noah's warnings of worsening conditions, the captain of the ship presses on until the sea freezes into ice and they can go no farther. When the men are ordered overboard in an attempt to break the ship free by hand, the fog clears, revealing a faint shape in the distance that may or may not be their destination. Noah leads the last of the able-bodied crew on a journey across the ice and into an uncertain future where they must fight for their lives against the elements, the ghosts of the past and, ultimately, themselves. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
What if your entire life - your childhood, your family, your memories - was a lie? THE STRANDED features a group of seemingly ordinary people that must face the terrifying reality that they're all, secretly, from another world, implanted with false memories to keep them safe from harm. But a deadly, otherworldly force has targeted them for death, and their only hope is a dark, mysterious woman sent to Earth as their protector. One by one, she must awaken The Stranded's true selves - along with their powerful, unique psychic and physical abilities. Created and written by acclaimed novelist/comics writer Mike Carey (X-MEN, Lucifer, Unwritten, The Devil You Know)!
Books in the original Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series Forbidden Passage (Book 4) Sabotage (Book 5) Desperate Measures (Book 6)
Author: Jeff Probst
Category: Juvenile Fiction
A New York Times Bestseller! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst, with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author, Chris Tebbetts, comes a brand new family adventure series! A family vacation becomes a game of survival! It was supposed to be a vacation--and a chance to get to know each other better. But when a massive storm sets in without warning, four kids are shipwrecked alone on a rocky jungle island in the middle of the South Pacific. No adults. No instructions. Nobody to rely on but themselves. Can they make it home alive? A week ago, the biggest challenge Vanessa, Buzz, Carter, and Jane had was learning to live as a new blended family. Now the four siblings must find a way to work as a team if they're going to make it off the island. They're all in this adventure together--but first they've got to learn to survive one another. Books in the original Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series Forbidden Passage (Book 4) Sabotage (Book 5) Desperate Measures (Book 6)
So no, Sage did not want to play the romance game, not for her first book. Romance was overrated as far as she was concerned. Telling a story about two people getting all mushy in a book would be...hard simply because it was one area of ...
I've long believed that Matthew P. Mayo is the future of Western fiction. Stranded has convinced me that belief is not only true, but a certainty. This is Mayo's best book yet. --Larry D. Sweazy, award-winning author of Where I Can See You
Author: Matthew P. Mayo
Publisher: Five Star
GREAT FOR FANS OF GARY PAULSEN'S SURVIVAL STORIES AND READERS WHO ENJOYED THE REVENANT BY MICHAEL PUNKE In autumn, 1849, 14-year-old Janette Riker travels westward to Oregon Territory with her father and two brothers. Before crossing the Rockies, they stop briefly to hunt buffalo. The men leave camp early on the second day ... and never return. Based on actual events, and told in diary format, is the harrowing account of young Janette Riker's struggle to survive the long winter alone. Facing certain death, and with blizzards, frostbite, and gnawing hunger her only companions, she endures repeated attacks by grizzly bears, wolves, and mountain lions. Janette rises to each challenge, relying on herself more than she knew possible. Her only comfort comes in writing in her diary, where she shares her fears, her travails, and her dwindling hopes.
' 'A real page-turner, with relatable characters and lots of twists and turns . . . if you loved Station Eleven this will be right up your street' 'This is honestly one of the best action centred books I've read in a while!
Author: Sarah Daniels
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Welcome to the Arcadia. Once a luxurious cruise ship, now it is home to the stranded. For forty years, they have lived, and died, on the water. A place of extreme haves and have-nots, gangs and make-shift shelters, its people are tyrannized by a country they can see but can't get to. A country that says it doesn't want them. Esther is a loyal citizen, working flat-out for a rare chance to live a life on land. Nik is a rebel, intent on liberating the Arcadia once and for all. Together, they will change the future . . . WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE STRANDED: 'A pacy, gripping read that plunges you into this near-future dystopia from the first page.' 'A real page-turner, with relatable characters and lots of twists and turns . . . if you loved Station Eleven this will be right up your street' 'This is honestly one of the best action centred books I've read in a while! Think Titanic meets The Hunger Games!.'
But as she gets closer to finding the killer, it becomes eerily clear that Maggie may be the ultimate target. . . Winner of the 2014 Nebraska Book Award Winner of the 2013 Florida Book Award
Author: Alex Kava
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ONE MAN’S REST STOP IS ANOTHER MAN’S HUNTING GROUND When FBI special agent Maggie O’Dell and her partner, Tully, discover the remains of a young woman in a highway ditch, the only clue is a map leading them to spot where they’ll find madman’s next victim. As the body count rises, Maggie must race against the clock to unmask the monster terrorizing America’s highways, even if it means turning to a former foe for help. But as she gets closer to finding the killer, it becomes eerily clear that Maggie may be the ultimate target. . . Winner of the 2014 Nebraska Book Award Winner of the 2013 Florida Book Award
Despite the rather disappointing first attempts, the metagenomic sequencing opened a new method of RNA phage search On the basis of this impressive set of novel and previ- ously sequenced full-length coliphage genomes, a leading- edge ...
Author: Paul Pumpens
Publisher: CRC Press
This is a comprehensive guide to single-stranded RNA phages (family Leviviridae), first discovered in 1961. These phages played a unique role in early studies of molecular biology, the genetic code, translation, replication, suppression of mutations. Special attention is devoted to modern applications of the RNA phages and their products in nanotechnology, vaccinology, gene discovery, evolutionary and environmental studies. Included is an overview of the generation of novel vaccines, gene therapy vectors, drug delivery, and diagnostic tools exploring the role of RNA phage-derived products in the revolutionary progress of the protein tethering and bioimaging protocols. Key Features Presents the first full guide to single-stranded RNA phages Reviews the history of molecular biology summarizing the role RNA phages in the development of the life sciences Demonstrates how RNA phage-derived products have resulted in nanotechnological applications Presents an up-to-date account of the role played by RNA phages in evolutionary and environmental studies
" --Library Journal "Totally, hands down, in love with this family and series! I have not been this enthralled since the O'Malley series by Dee Henderson!
Author: Dani Pettrey
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
When Her Friend Goes Missing, Every Minute Counts Darcy St. James returns to Alaska to join a journalist friend undercover on the trail of a big story. But when Darcy arrives, she finds her friend has disappeared. Troubled by the cruise ship's vague explanation, Darcy uses her cover as a travel reporter to investigate further. The last person Gage McKenna expects to see during his summer aboard a cruise ship leading adventure excursions is Darcy. And in typical Darcy fashion, she's digging up more trouble. He'd love to just forget her--but something won't let him. And he can't help but worry about her as they are heading into more remote regions of Alaska and eventually into foreign waters. Something sinister is going on, and the deeper they push, the more Gage fears they've only discovered the tip of the iceberg. "The third book in Pettrey's Alaskan Courage series ratchets up the action and suspense. It's difficult to stop yourself from peeking ahead to the end, but the ride is worth the anxiety." --RT Book Reviews "Dani Pettrey has delivered another incredibly compelling adventure in Alaska. STRANDED is full of suspense, beautiful rugged wilderness and white-water rapids, and a heartfelt romance. I loved catching up with the McKenna family." - Dee Henderson, New York Times bestselling author