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Moon Cancún & Cozumel (Thirteenth Edition)

Gary Chandler, Liza Prado
Authors:
Gary Chandler, Liza Prado

White sands and turquoise seas, cenotes and Mayan ruins, relaxation and adventure: dive in with Moon Cancún & Cozumel. Inside you'll find:- Strategic itineraries for any timeline or budget, ranging from a Cozumel getaway to a week touring the length of the Riviera Maya, designed for families, honeymooners, ecotourists, history buffs, and adventurers- Activities and unique ideas: Wander the ancient ruins of Chichén Itza or climb the second-highest Maya pyramid at Cobá. Kayak through mangrove forests, snorkel with whale sharks, and dive into pristine coral reefs full of sea life. Sunbathe on the best beaches of Cancún with a margarita, eat tacos in a quiet park, or dance the night away in a vibrant nightclub.- The best spots for sports and recreation, including sailing, fishing, kayaking, mountain biking, kiteboarding, and diving or snorkeling in reefs and in cenotes, eerily beautiful underground pools- Expert insight from seasoned adventurers Gary Chandler and Liz Prado- Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from backpacker hostels and beachy bungalows to high-end luxury resorts- Detailed maps and full-color photos throughout- Thorough information on the landscape, climate, wildlife, and local culture, including a Spanish phrasebook- Full coverage of Cancún, Isla Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, Tulum and the Costa Maya, and Chichén ItzáWith Moon Cancún & Cozumel's expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Orbit

There Before the Chaos

K. B. Wagers
Authors:
K. B. Wagers

An epic space opera trilogy featuring the gunrunner empress Hail Bristol, who must navigate alien politics and deadly plots to prevent an interspecies war.The battle for the throne is over. The war for the galaxy is just beginning. Hail Bristol, infamous galactic gunrunner and former runaway princess, never expected to inherit the throne of Indrana. But after avenging the murder of her family and cleansing the Empire of usurpers in a bloody civil war, the former outlaw must fulfill her duties to her people. Hail retires her gun and throws herself into the rebuilding of her Empire. Her hard-won peace is short-lived. When Indrana's closest ally asks Hail to intervene in an interstellar military crisis, she embarks on the highest stakes diplomatic mission the Empire has ever faced. Caught between two alien civilizations at each other's throats, she must uncover each side's true intentions before all of humanity becomes collateral damage in a full-blown galactic war.There Before the Chaos begins a fresh, pulse-pounding space opera series from an exciting new voice in science fiction. For more from K. B. Wagers, check out: The Indranan War trilogy Behind the Throne, After the Crown, Beyond the Empire

Moon Travel

Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon (Fourteenth Edition)

Tim Hull
Authors:
Tim Hull
Da Capo Press

A Tiger Among Us

Bennie G. Adkins, Katie Lamar Jackson
Authors:
Bennie G. Adkins, Katie Lamar Jackson

An action-filled memoir by Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins, whose heroic deeds as a Green Beret in Vietnam in March 1966 became legend in the ArmyFor four days in early March 1966, then-sergeant Bennie Adkins and sixteen other Green Berets held their undermanned and unfortified position at Camp A Shau, a small training and reconnaissance camp located right next to the infamous Ho Chi Minh Trail, North Vietnam's major supply route. Surrounded 10-to-1, the Green Berets endured constant mortar and rifle fire, treasonous allies, and a violent jungle rain storm. But there was one among them who battled ferociously, like a tiger, and, when they finally evacuated, carried the wounded to safety. Forty-eight years later, Bennie Adkins's valor was recognized when he received this nation's highest military award.A Tiger among Us tells the story of how this small group of warriors out-fought and out-maneuvered their enemies, how a remarkable number of them lived to tell about it, and how that tiger became their savior. It is also the tale of how Adkins repeatedly risked his life to help save his fellow warriors through acts of bravery and ingenuity.Filled with the sights, smells, and sounds of a raging battle fought in the middle of a tropical forest, A Tiger among Us is alive with the emotional intensity of the besieged men as they lose many of their own while inflicting incredible losses on the North Vietnamese forces. A US pilot flying over the post-battle carnage described it as a "Wall of Death."A Tiger among Us is a riveting tale of bravery, valor, skill, resilience, and perhaps just plain luck, brought to vivid life through the oral histories of Adkins and five of his fellow soldiers who fought in the Battle of A Shau.

Little, Brown

Force of Nature

Jane Harper
Authors:
Jane Harper

'THE NEW QUEEN OF CRIME' Sunday TimesThe gripping new novel from the author of the Sunday Times top ten bestseller, Waterstones Thriller of the Month and Sunday Times Crime Book of the Year, The Dry. FIVE WENT OUT. FOUR CAME BACK...Is Alice here? Did she make it? Is she safe? In the chaos, in the night, it was impossible to say which of the four had asked after Alice's welfare. Later, when everything got worse, each would insist it had been them.Five women reluctantly pick up their backpacks and start walking along the muddy track. Only four come out the other side.The hike through the rugged landscape is meant to take the office colleagues out of their air-conditioned comfort zone and teach resilience and team building. At least that is what the corporate retreat website advertises.Federal Police Agent Aaron Falk has a particularly keen interest in the whereabouts of the missing bushwalker. Alice Russell is the whistleblower in his latest case - and Alice knew secrets. About the company she worked for and the people she worked with.Far from the hike encouraging teamwork, the women tell Falk a tale of suspicion, violence and disintegrating trust. And as he delves into the disappearance, it seems some dangers may run far deeper than anyone knew.

Orbit

Beyond the Empire

K. B. Wagers
Authors:
K. B. Wagers

The adrenaline-fueled, explosive conclusion to the Indranan War trilogy by K. B. Wagers.Gunrunner-turned-Empress Hail Bristol was dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place in the palace. Her sisters and parents have been murdered, and the Indranan Empire is reeling from both treasonous plots and foreign invasion.Now, on the run from enemies on all fronts, Hail prepares to fight a full-scale war for her throne and her people, even as she struggles with the immense weight of the legacy thrust upon her. With the aid of a motley crew of allies old and new, she must return home to face off with the same powerful enemies who killed her family and aim to destroy everything and everyone she loves. Untangling a legacy of lies and restoring peace to Indrana will require an empress's wrath and a gunrunner's justice.Beyond the Empire is the adrenalin-fueled conclusion to the Indranan War space adventure trilogy by K. B. Wagers - perfect for fans of Star Wars.

Moon Travel

Moon Grand Canyon (Seventh Edition)

Kathleen Bryant
Authors:
Kathleen Bryant

Moon Travel Guides: Find Your Adventure!With 1.2 million acres of rocky expanse formed over millions of years, the Grand Canyon holds some of the country's greatest natural treasures. Moon Grand Canyon guides you on an exploration of its grand drama, serene vistas, and diverse wildlife.What You'll Discover in Moon Grand Canyon:* Unique perspective from Grand Canyon expert and avid hiker Kathleen Bryant* Full-color photos and easy-to-use maps for reference and independent navigation* Strategic itineraries for every trip and budget, including: The Best of the Grand Canyon, The Grand Canyon in One Day, A Romantic Winter Weekend, Best Day Hikes, Family Fun, The Wild Side, and Native American Legacy* Focused coverage of the South Rim, the North Rim, the Inner Canyon, and Beyond the Boundaries* Information on gateway cities, including Flagstaff, Williams, Page, Fredonia and KanabHonest advice on finding the right accommodations and the best routes to and within the park* Activities and ideas for every traveler: Go backcountry camping in the inner canyon, or rafting down the Colorado River. Head to the Havasupai reservation's Havasu Canyon for a waterfall-filled hike, or horseback ride through splashes of wildflowers in the South Rim. Mountain bike along the Rainbow Rim, or stroll along a 70-foot-long skywalk stretching into the canyon. Explore the vast forests, plateaus, and history that lay beyond the park's boundaries, shop and dine in the bustling Grand Canyon Village, or discover the canyon's fascinating formation story at the Yavapai Geology Museum* Detailed and thorough information, including crucial background on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and culture of the area and its surroundingsHandy tools such as information on park fees, health and safety tips, and emergency resourcesWith Moon Grand Canyon's practical tips, myriad activities, and expert insight on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.Looking to explore more of Americas greatest canyons and national parks? Try Moon Zion & Bryce. Traveling beyond the park? Try Moon Arizona & the Grand Canyon.

Moon Travel

Moon Hawaii (Second Edition)

Kevin Whitton
Authors:
Kevin Whitton
Hachette Books

American Pharoah

Joe Drape
Authors:
Joe Drape

History was made at the Belmont Stakes in Summer 2015 when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown title, the first racehorse to achieve the momentous feat since Affirmed in 1978. Pharoah was the crowd favorite, as spectators had anxiously anticipated the American Thoroughbred's victory, already a proven winner at the year's earlier Kentucky Derby and Preakness races.By all appearances, American Pharoah has led a successful career, unmarred by any controversy as he was the undisputed champion-only twelve horses total in American history have won the Triple Crown. Unfortunately however, his training team has not fared nearly as well. With accusations ranging from sour business transactions to poor gambling practices to active litigation with bankruptcy courts and other legal cases pending, his owner Ahmed Zayat has many rooting against him. The flamboyant Egyptian-American businessman has been leading a double-life that has threatened to overwhelm his small empire. Victor Espinoza, the famed racehorse's relentless jockey, left rural Mexico only to face harsh conditions on a farm where he had to overcome his fear of horses before learning that he had a gift for race riding. Finally, Bob Baffert, American Pharoah's trainer, has an interesting arc that includes tremendous wins, personal losses, and controversial medication violations. Beginning with American Pharoah's modest showing at his first maiden race in 2014, Joe Drape will recount the winning thoroughbred's explosive racing career by weaving in details of Zayat's questionable business practices, Espinoza's heartbreaking loss with California Chrome last year, and Baffert's temperamental, unreliable track record. By interviewing many of the parties involved, Drape will explore the claims of corruption, illegal gambling, and secretive business practices that have been prevalent throughout, all that have ultimately contributed to the makings of this award-winning racehorse.

Piatkus

Next to Never

Penelope Douglas
Authors:
Penelope Douglas

'As gripping as it was sexy!' - Colleen HooverNew York Times and USA Today bestselling author Penelope Douglas returns to her Falling Away series, introducing the next generation in her brand new novella, Next to Never.Under the close watch of the men in her family, Quinn Caruthers has found it nearly impossible to spread her wings - or even date - without her three older brothers, Jared, Madoc and Jaxon, jumping in to hover. And when a family friend - several years older - from her childhood still holds her heart, she knows they're going to be a problem. Lucas Morrow is a man, and knowing her brothers, he may as well be forbidden. But years ago, Lucas left town and shows no signs of returning. Quinn knows she shouldn't wait for him anymore.Until a package turns up on her doorstep with no return address and its contents reveal family secrets that threaten to turn her world upside down. She's never asked about the path of her parents' romantic history, but she soon learns their happy marriage had a very rocky and passionate start. As she starts to see things around her with new eyes, Quinn will have to make tough choices about whether she'll keep waiting . . . or finally go after what she really wants.

Orbit

After the Crown

K. B. Wagers
Authors:
K. B. Wagers

Former gunrunner-turned-Empress Hail Bristol was dragged back to her home planet to fill her rightful position in the palace. With her sisters and parents murdered, the Indranan empire is on the brink of war. Hail must quickly make alliances with nearby worlds if she has any hope of surviving her rule. When peace talks turn violent and Hail realizes she's been betrayed, she must rely on her old gunrunning ways to get out of trouble. With help from an old boss and some surprising new allies, she must risk everything to save her world.

Moon Travel

Moon Honolulu & Oahu (8th ed)

Kevin Whitton
Authors:
Kevin Whitton

O'ahu resident Kevin Whitton provides a fresh look at one of America's most beloved vacation spots in Moon Honolulu & O'ahu . Whitton knows the best way to experience the island, from taking surf lessons at Kuhio Beach to bird-watching in Kawainui Marsh. He includes trip ideas like Best of O'ahu in Seven Days, as well as helpful information on dining, transportation, and accommodations for a wide range of travel budgets,essential for travellers wanting to get the most out of their money and vacation time. Complete with details on visiting Pearl Harbor and hiking to the top of the Koko Crater Railway Trail, Moon O'ahu gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. This full-colour travel guide includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.

Orbit

Behind the Throne

K. B. Wagers
Authors:
K. B. Wagers

Meet Hail: Captain. Gunrunner. Fugitive.Quick, sarcastic, and lethal, Hailimi Bristol doesn't suffer fools gladly. She has made a name for herself in the galaxy for everything except what she was born to do: rule the Indranan Empire. That is, until two Trackers drag her back to her home planet to take her rightful place as the only remaining heir. But trading her ship for a palace has more dangers than Hail could have anticipated. Caught in a web of plots and assassination attempts, Hail can't do the one thing she did twenty years ago: run away. She'll have to figure out who murdered her sisters if she wants to survive.A gun smuggler inherits the throne in this Star Wars-style science fiction adventure from debut author K. B. Wagers. Full of action-packed space opera exploits and courtly conspiracy - not to mention an all-out galactic war - Behind the Throne will please fans of James S. A Corey, Becky Chambers and Lois McMaster Bujold, or anyone who wonders what would happen if a rogue like Han Solo were handed the keys to an empire . . .

Forever

Something Like Love

Sara Richardson
Authors:
Sara Richardson

IT'S GONNA BE A WILD RIDEBen Noble needs to do some damage control. Fast. His heart has always been in ranching, but there's no escaping the spotlight on his high-powered political family. Now the only thing that can restore his reputation is a getaway to the fresh air of Aspen, Colorado. Not to mention that the trip gives Ben a second chance to impress a certain gorgeous mountain guide. But Paige Harper is nothing like the shy girl he remembers . . . she's so much more.Paige is serious about Ben, too: seriously annoyed that the playboy cowboy is using her mountain for his PR. Once upon a time, she fell for Ben's aw-shucks charm, but the fairy tale didn't end happily. Paige doesn't intend to let down her guard again. But keeping their relationship all business and no pleasure may be harder than she thinks-especially if the moonlight, the Rockies, and a certain irresistible rancher have anything to say about it . . .

Running Press Adult

The Rocky Horror Treasury

Larry Viezel, Sal Piro
Authors:
Larry Viezel, Sal Piro
Moon Travel

Moon Philadelphia (3rd ed)

Karrie Gavin
Authors:
Karrie Gavin

Journalist and Philadelphia native Karrie Gavin guides travellers around her hometown in Moon Philadelphia . She knows the best way to experience the City of Brotherly Love, whether it's exploring the 9,200 acres of Fairmount Park or sampling the city's renowned cheesesteaks, soft pretzels, and hoagies. With advice on the navigating Philly's nightlife, wandering the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and enjoying recreational opportunities on the Schuylkill River, Moon Philadelphia gives travellers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Moon Travel

Moon Colorado (8th ed)

Steve Knopper
Authors:
Steve Knopper
Sphere

Mayday!

Clive Cussler
Authors:
Clive Cussler

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily MailThe amazing second Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the adventure novel, Clive Cussler.Major Dirk Pitt picked up the frantic distress call as he cruised his lumbering amphibious plane over the islands of the Aegean. Brady Air Force base was under fire, its entire force of jets destroyed on the ground . . . by just one First World War bi-plane!A psychotic ex-Nazi, a bloodthirsty Greek strongman and a beautiful double agent set Pitt on the trail of the warped mastermind behind a devastating sabotage plot. And on that trail, danger and death are never far behind . . .'Clive Cussler is the guy I read' Tom Clancy'The Adventure King' Daily Express

Sphere

Cyclops

Clive Cussler
Authors:
Clive Cussler

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Cussler is hard to beat' Daily MailThe suspenseful eighth Dirk Pitt classic from multi-million-copy king of the adventure novel, Clive Cussler.Dirk Pitt doesn't go looking for adventure: it finds him easily enough. His chance witnessing of an airship disaster - which nearly kills him - and subsequent discovery of the gruesome fate of the crew sets in motion the most nail-biting chain of events of his career. The hijacking on a golf course of one of the world's most powerful leaders; an exotic but outrageous undercover operation in the Caribbean; the sinister intrigue of a secret power base on the moon . . . Pitt's considerable resources and guile are about to be tested to the limit.But when he finds a trail leading towards a fabulous treasure hidden fathoms deep in the ocean, Pitt realises he is on to something very special indeed. For somewhere in the raging waters lies the legendary lost lady of El Dorado, the golden prize that had already lured thousands to their graves . . .'Clive Cussler is the guy I read' Tom Clancy'The Adventure King' Daily Express

Chapter One

The Uncommon Appeal of Clouds

Read the first chapter of the latest book in Alexander McCall Smith's Sunday Philosophy Club series. The victim of an important art theft appeals to Isabel Dalhousie, Edinburgh philosopher and sleuth, for help.