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Fourth World (Missing Link Trilogy #1)

by Kate Thompson

Fifteen-year-old Christie and his older stepbrother, Danny, travel to the home and mysterious laboratory of the elder boy's scientist mother, where they learn a shocking truth about the nature of her experiments.

Fowl Prey

by Mary Daheim

Leaving the Hillside manor in capable hands, bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle heads north to Vancouver's Hotel Clovia with her irrepressibly voracious cousin Renie for a pre-Thanksgiving getaway. But when an addled and impoverished popcorn vendor is murdered -- along with his foul-mouthed pet parakeet -- a local copper's suspicious gaze settles on the two visiting Americans. The cousins, in turn, suspect one of the "Sacred Eight" -- an odd-duck assortment of glamorous showbiz glitterati currently gathered at the historic hotel. And unless Judith and Renie can pluck a killer from the secretive, star-studded group, their geese will be thoroughly cooked in short order!

Fowl Prey

by Mary Daheim

Leaving the Hillside manor in capable hands, bed-and-breakfast hostess Judith McMonigle heads north to Vancouver's Hotel Clovia with her irrepressibly voracious cousin Renie for a pre-Thanksgiving getaway. But when an addled and impoverished popcorn vendor is murdered -- along with his foul-mouthed pet parakeet -- a local copper's suspicious gaze settles on the two visiting Americans. The cousins, in turn, suspect one of the "Sacred Eight" -- an odd-duck assortment of glamorous showbiz glitterati currently gathered at the historic hotel. And unless Judith and Renie can pluck a killer from the secretive, star-studded group, their geese will be thoroughly cooked in short order!

The Fox

by Sherwood Smith

As the second son of the Prince and Princess of Choraed Elgaer, Inda was fated to protect the realm his older brother would inherit. Forced to flee his homeland before his thirteenth birthday, he finds himself on the perilous decks of a pirate ship, forcing himself never to think of all he has lost. But his military skills and inborn natural leadership ability cannot be erased, and four years later, Inda has become head of his own mercenary marine company, with a reputation for protecting merchant vessels against the marauding bands of pirates that plunder the waters. Meanwhile, after the untimely death of Inda?s brother, his parents are desperately searching for their second son?for Inda is now the heir to Choraed Elgaer. .

Fox 8: A Story

by George Saunders

From the author of the instant New York Times bestseller Tenth of December comes a darkly comic short story, a fable about the all too real impact that we humans have on the environment--now available for the first time as an eBook. Fox 8 has always been known as the daydreamer in his pack, the one his fellow foxes regarded with a knowing snort and a roll of the eyes. That is, until Fox 8 develops a unique skill: He teaches himself to speak "Yuman" by hiding in the bushes outside a house and listening to children's bedtime stories. The power of language fuels his abundant curiosity about people--even after "danjur" arrives in the form of a new shopping mall that cuts off his food supply, sending Fox 8 on a harrowing quest to help save his pack. Told with his distinctive blend of humor and pathos, Fox 8 showcases the extraordinary imaginative talents of George Saunders, whom the New York Times called "the writer for our time." Praise for George Saunders and Tenth of December "The best book you'll read this year . . . more moving and emotionally accessible than anything that has come before."--The New York Times Magazine "Saunders is a complete original, unlike anyone else."--Dave Eggers "Affecting [and] wincingly funny . . . It's no exaggeration to say that the short story master George Saunders helped change the trajectory of American fiction."--The Wall Street Journal "Subversive, hilarious, and emotionally piercing."--Jennifer Egan "Not since Twain has America produced a satirist this funny."--Zadie Smith "George Saunders makes the all-but-impossible look effortless. We're lucky to have him."--Jonathan Franzen "Tenth of December isn't just [Saunders's] most unexpected work yet; it's also his best . . . as weird, scary, and devastating as America itself."--NPR "An astoundingly tuned voice--graceful, dark, authentic, and funny--telling just the kinds of stories we need to get us through these times."--Thomas Pynchon "The best short-story writer in English alive." --Mary Karr

Fox All Week

by Edward Marshall

Fox and his friends have wonderful adventures all week long from playing croquet to trying smoking, to a great adventure in cooking. Good for all ages. Kids will enjoy the book because Fox and his friends are funny and get into trouble in the same ways as kids do. Parents will find this book useful as a tool for tackling a few of the tough issues which kids face.

The Fox and O'Hare Series 3-Book Bundle

by Janet Evanovich Lee Goldberg

From Janet Evanovich, the acclaimed creator of Stephanie Plum, and Lee Goldberg, author and television writer for Monk, comes a series of New York Times bestselling novels that "mix the humor from Evanovich and Goldberg's books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible" (Library Journal). Charming con man Nicolas Fox and FBI special agent Kate O'Hare are the unlikely pair that is secretly tracking down criminals the law can't touch. Now their first three adventures are together in one action-packed ebook bundle: THE HEIST THE CHASE THE JOB Also includes the prequel short stories "Pros and Cons" and "Shell Game" and an excerpt from The Scam, the riveting fourth novel in the Fox and O'Hare series! Nicolas Fox is an international con man, famous for running elaborate scams on very rich and powerful people. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail for years--particularly FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare. But just when it seems that Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all. He convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with O'Hare. Together Fox and O'Hare are going to have to find a way to take down Derek Griffin, a corrupt investment banker charged with stealing millions from his clients--an assignment that will lead them down the back alleys of Berlin, into the deserts of California, and to a remote Indonesian island. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day's work . . . if O'Hare and Fox don't kill each other first. Praise for the Fox and O'Hare series "The laugh-out-loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series."--Associated Press, on The Heist "Great fun, with plenty of twists."--The Sacramento Bee, on The Chase "This suspense series continues to mix the humor from Evanovich and Goldberg's books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible. The banter and thrills are nonstop, and readers will be anxious to see what happens next."--Library Journal, on The Job

Fox and Phoenix

by Beth Bernobich

"One cool, lively, exciting book set in a unique new world-more, please!" - Tamora Pierce The king of Long City is dying. For Kai Zu, the news means more than it does for most former street rats in the small mountain stronghold, because he and the king's daughter are close friends. Then the majestic ruler of the ghost dragons orders Kai to travel across the country to the Phoenix Empire, where the princess is learning statecraft. In a court filled with intrigue, Kai and his best (female) friend Yan must work together to help the princess escape and return to Long City. A refreshing mixture of magic, wit, and action, Fox and Phoenix is an auspicious debut!"I couldn't stop reading! Ghost dragons, talking pig spirit-companions, magic phones, royal intrigue, and a treacherous journey. . . . I loved this adventure through a unique magic world. " - Sarah Beth Durst, author of Into the Wild .

Fox and Phoenix

by Beth Bernobich

"One cool, lively, exciting book set in a unique new world-more, please!" - Tamora PierceThe king of Long City is dying. For Kai Zu, the news means more than it does for most former street rats in the small mountain stronghold, because he and the king's daughter are close friends. Then the majestic ruler of the ghost dragons orders Kai to travel across the country to the Phoenix Empire, where the princess is learning statecraft. In a court filled with intrigue, Kai and his best (female) friend Yan must work together to help the princess escape and return to Long City. A refreshing mixture of magic, wit, and action, Fox and Phoenix is an auspicious debut!"I couldn't stop reading! Ghost dragons, talking pig spirit-companions, magic phones, royal intrigue, and a treacherous journey. . . . I loved this adventure through a unique magic world." - Sarah Beth Durst, author of Into the Wild

Fox Forever

by Mary E. Pearson

Locke Jenkins has some catching up to do. After spending 260 years as a disembodied mind in a little black box, he has a perfect new body. But before he can move on with his unexpected new life, he'll have to return the Favor he accepted from the shadowy resistance group known as the Network. Locke must infiltrate the home of a government official by gaining the trust of his daughter, seventeen-year-old Raine, and he soon finds himself pulled deep into the world of the resistance--and into Raine's life. InFox Forever, Mary E. Pearson brings the story she began inThe Adoration of Jenna Fox and continued inThe Fox Inheritance to a breathtaking conclusion as Locke discovers that being truly human requires much more than flesh and blood.

The Fox Hole

by Ivan Southall

Ken could never have known what would happen when he left Melbourne to stay with Uncle Bob's family in the hills for the whole holiday weekend. Nothing turned out as he'd planned, though he'd been looking forward to the visit - his first real trip on his own - for months and months. But when the boys camp out and Ken, chasing a marauding fox, finds himself trapped in an old gold-mining shaft with a sinister history, events rise to an almost unbearable pitch of tension and excitement. And neither Ken, nor Hugh and Joan and Francie, nor their parents, are ever the same again ...

Fox Hunt (Saddle Club #22)

by Bonnie Bryant

The Saddle Club is in for some real excitement when Stevie's boyfriend, Phil, invites them, along with a few other kids from their Pony Club, to participate in a genuine fox hunt. Stevie, Lisa, and Carole can't wait for the event to begin -- especially when they find out that no harm will come to the fox! But first, to give everyone a chance to learn the ropes, there's a mock hunt at Pine Hollow Stables. As the most devious of the bunch, Stevie is chosen to play the fox. Yet on the day of the hunt, she'll discover she isn't the only one who's devious... when her prank-playing brothers get involved in the chase!

The Fox Hunt (The Saddle #22)

by Bonnie Bryant

Tallyho!The Saddle Club is in for some real excitement when Stevie's boyfriend, Phil, invites them, along with a few other kids from their Pony Club, to participate in a genuine fox hunt. Stevie, Lisa, and Carole can't wait for the event to begin--especially when they find out that no harm will come to the fox! But first, to give everyone a chance to learn the ropes, there's a mock hunt at Pine Hollow Stables. As the most devious of the bunch, Stevie is chosen to play the fox. Yet on the day of the hunt, she'll discover she isn't the only one who's devious . . . when her prank-playing brothers get involved in the chase!

The Fox in the Attic

by Hilary Mantel Richard Hughes

A tale of enormous suspense and growing horror, The Fox in the Attic is the widely acclaimed first part of Richard Hughes's monumental historical fiction, "The Human Predicament." Set in the early 1920s, the book centers on Augustine, a young man from an aristocratic Welsh family who has come of age in the aftermath of World War I. Unjustly suspected of having had a hand in the murder of a young girl, Augustine takes refuge in the remote castle of Bavarian relatives. There his hopeless love for his devout cousin Mitzi blinds him to the hate that will lead to the rise of German fascism. The book reaches a climax with a brilliant description of the Munich putsch and a disturbingly intimate portrait of Adolph Hitler. The Fox in the Attic, like its no less remarkable sequel The Wooden Shepherdess, offers a richly detailed, Tolstoyan overview of the modern world in upheaval. At once a novel of ideas and an exploration of the dark spaces of the heart, it is a book in which the past returns in all its original uncertainty and strangeness.

The Fox In the Cupboard

by Jane Shilling

What does a London-based single mother do on her holidays? With a couple of weeks unexpectedly free and no chance of going away, Jane Shilling decided she would pursue a childhood ambition and learn to ride. A teacher -- Mrs. Rogers -- was easy to find. What she hadn't reckoned on was that Mrs. Rogers was a master of foxhounds. So began Jane's odd, late-blooming affair with foxhunting: the beginning of a passion that was to take her back to the scenes of her childhood and transform her life in ways that were unexpected, often enchanting, and frequently uncomfortable. The Fox in the Cupboard is a vivid account of discovering a hidden, beautiful, and frequently comic world of horses and hunting in a small corner of England. It is a book about searching for the place where you belong, about embarking on an adventure at the very point in your life when you thought it was too late. It is also the story of a journey between the shifting worlds of town and country, childhood and adulthood, and a chronicle of the extraordinary characters the author met along the way.

Fox in the Night

by Roy Hart

When the body of a beautiful rich widow is pulled from the river, Roper and his team soon establish that the young, recently widowed Hannah Blezard had drowned in her own swimming pool and not in the sea. When a second, apparently unconnected, murder occurs, Roper's keen eye is able to see deeper into the morass of human motivation to spot a grotesque picture of greed and the fine line between innocence and guilt. Martin's Press.

The Fox Inheritance (Jenna Saga #2)

by Mary E. Pearson

Once there were three. Three friends who loved each other - Jenna, Locke, and Kara. And after a terrible accident destroyed their bodies, their three minds were kept alive, spinning in a digital netherworld. Even in that disembodied nightmare, they were still together. At least at first. When Jenna disappeared, Locke and Kara had to go on without her. Decades passed, and then centuries. Two-hundred-and-sixty years later, they have been released at last. Given new, perfect bodies, Locke and Kara awaken to a world they know nothing about, where everyone they once knew and loved is long dead. Everyone except Jenna Fox.

Fox: Poems 1998-2000

by Adrienne Rich

"A challenging collection that should more than satisfy [Rich's] large and loyal following."--Washington Post Book World In this volume, Adrienne Rich pursues her signature themes and takes them further: the discourse between poetry and history, interlocutions within and across gender, dialogues between poets and visual artists, human damages and dignity, and the persistence of utopian visions. Here Rich continues taking the temperature of mind and body in her time in an intimate and yet commanding voice that resonates long after an initial reading. Fox is formidable and moving, fierce and passionate, and one of Rich's most powerful works to date. "Justly celebrated....Rich has long wanted to set her readers' minds blazing...she succeeds."--Publishers Weekly starred review "Intimate, explorative, these are poems with a millennial feel, at once retrospective and forward-looking."--Washington Post Book World

Fox River

by Emilie Richards

Daughter of a legendary Virginia hunt master and aristocrat, Julia Warwick grew up in a world where Thoroughbreds and foxhunting are passions, not pastimes. Julia finds her own passion in Christian Carver, a talented young horse trainer. But when a beautiful heiress is murdered and Christian is convicted of the crime, a pregnant, desperate Julia marries a friend who offers solace. Now, though blindness darkens her world, it opens her eyes to hidden truths. About her husband, her family, her friends and the man she loved. And as the story starts to emerge, a forgotten memory begins to return, a mystery comes to light. . . and two lovers torn apart by forces they couldn't control face each other once and for all.

The Fox Steals Home

by Matt Christopher

Already troubled by his parent's divorce, Bobby Canfield is further distressed when he learns that his father, who has coached him in running bases, intends to move away.

Fox Terrier

by Muriel P. Lee Isabelle Francais Carol Ann Johnson

Thoroughbred in appearance, the Fox Terrier reigns as one of the world's most beloved companions, the proverbial children's dog, and one of the most accomplished show dogs in history. Whether clad in a dense, crisp wire coat or a straight, hard smooth coat, the Fox Terrier is a handsome, distinctive member of the terrier family that enjoys popularity on every continent. Known to be friendly, forthcoming, and fearless-traits Fox Terriers exhibit regardless of their roles in their owners' lives-this iconic breed makes an ideal comrade for loving owners of any age. Written by terrier breeder and expert Muriel P. Lee, this Comprehensive Owner's Guide begins with a chapter devoted to the history of both the Smooth and Wire Fox Terriers in England and America, illustrated with photographs and paintings of famous breed representatives through the ages. Given the breed's astounding success as Best in Show victor at the famous Westminster Kennel Club dog show, the Fox Terrier's record as a show dog in America is astounding and speaks to the undeniable greatness of this breed. Lee's chapter on the breed's characteristics (including physical and temperamental traits) will help every potential owner decide whether this terrier breed is a good fit for his or her life.New owners will welcome the well-prepared chapter on finding a reputable breeder and selecting a healthy, sound puppy. Chapters on puppy-proofing the home and yard, purchasing the right supplies for the puppy as well as house-training, feeding, and grooming are illustrated with photographs of handsome adults and puppies. In all, there are over 135 full-color photographs in this useful and reliable volume. The author's advice on obedience training will help the reader better mold and train into the most well-mannered dog in the neighborhood. The extensive and lavishly illustrated chapter on healthcare written by Dr. Lowell Ackerman provides up-to-date detailed information on selecting a qualified veterinarian, vaccinations, preventing and dealing with parasites, infectious diseases, and more. Sidebars throughout the text offer helpful hints, covering topics as diverse as historical dogs, breeders, or kennels, toxic plants, first aid, crate training, carsickness, fussy eaters, and parasite control. Fully indexed.

Fox Tossing

by Edward Brooke-Hitching

In the spirit of Schott's Miscellany and The Dangerous Book for Boys, a quirky collection of history's most bizarre sports and stories of mankind's most daring and ridiculous recreational pursuits--from baby boxing, to octopus wrestling, and ice tennis.Have you ever wondered what people did for fun throughout history? Edward Brooke-Hitching began to wonder the same thing while flipping through an eighteenth-century German book on hunting, and found a bygone sport in which German nobles launched foxes into the air. This random discovery of a game that slipped through the mainstream historical cracks led him to wonder: how many other sports have been left out of modern history accounts? Now, Brooke-Hitching shares his hilarious journey to discover the curious recreations contrived by mankind that have long since gone extinct (for good reason). Compiling more than 100 of the most puzzling, cruel, and ludicrous games that have ever been played, including Aerial Golf, Hidden Hunting, Ski Ballet, Eel Pulling, and many more, Brooke-Hitching chronicles an entertaining romp through forgotten leisurely pastimes that history wanted you to forget--and that you definitely shouldn't try at home. An illuminating gift book filled with acerbic humor and charming illustrations, Fox Tossing is sure to be enjoyed by many--and will let you take solace in knowing that at least your grandfather wasn't the genius who invented "Tortoise Racing," or any of the other games too stupid, or too harmful to withstand the test of time.

Fox Tracks

by Rita Mae Brown

New York Times bestselling author Rita Mae Brown bounds to the front of the pack with Fox Tracks, the thrilling new mystery in her beloved foxhunting series featuring the indomitable "Sister" Jane Arnold and, among others, the boisterous company of horses and hounds. Now, as a string of bizarre murders sweeps the East Coast, this unlikely alliance must smoke out a devious killer who may be closer than they first think. While outside on Manhattan's Midtown streets a fierce snowstorm rages, nothing can dampen the excitement inside the elegant ballroom of Manhattan's Pierre Hotel. Hunt clubs from all over North America have gathered for their annual gala, and nobody is in higher spirits than "Sister" Jane, Master of the Jefferson Hunt in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. Braving the foul weather, Sister and her young friend "Tootie" Harris pop out to purchase cigars for the celebration at a nearby tobacco shop, finding themselves regaled by the colorful stories of its eccentric proprietor, Adolfo Galdos. Yet the trip's festive mood goes to ground later with the grisly discovery of Adolfo's corpse. The tobacconist was shot in the head but found, oddly enough, with a cigarette pack of American Smokes laid carefully over his heart. When a similar murder occurs in Boston, Sister's "horse sense" tells her there's a nefarious plot afoot--one that seems to originate in the South's aromatic tobacco farms. Meanwhile, Sister's nemesis, Crawford Howard, will stop at nothing to subvert the Jefferson Hunt Club. There's more than one shadowy scheme in the works in Albemarle County, and some conspirators are unafraid of taking shots at those evidencing too keen an interest in other people's business. When Sister voices her suspicions, she, too, becomes a target. Fortunately for her, the Master of the Jefferson Hunt may rely upon the wits and wiles of her four-legged friends--including horses Lafayette and Matador, the powerful hound, Dragon, and even the clever old red fox, Uncle Yancy! From Manhattan's gritty streets to the pastoral beauty of Virginia horse country, Fox Tracks features the beloved characters from past Sister Jane novels in a fascinating new intrigue. This sly, fast-paced mystery gives chase from sizzling start to stunning finish! Praise for Rita Mae Brown Hounded to Death "Fast-paced and filled with scenes from the world of fox hunting . . . Brown delivers the brush."--The Baltimore Sun "Chock-full of suspense, twists, and humor."--Lavender magazine The Tell-Tale Horse "Intriguing . . . Fans of the series will be fascinated with Jane's evolution under Brown's hand. With each book, Jane becomes more real--and more human--in the reader's imagination."--Richmond Times-Dispatch "Grabs readers from the opening scene and gallops through to the very surprising end."--Horse Illustrated The Hounds and the Fury "A genteel Virginia foxhunting club makes a delicious setting for murder. How pleasant to linger among the settees and brandy snifters waiting for the bodies to pile up!"--Memphis Commercial Appeal "An intriguing story."--Associated PressFrom the Hardcover edition.

Foxbats over Dimona: The Soviets' Nuclear Gamble in the Six-Day War

by Isabella Ginor Gideon Remez

The authors' groundbreaking history of the Six-Day War in 1967 radically changes our understanding of that conflict, casting it as a crucial arena of Cold War intrigue that has shaped the Middle East to this day.

Foxcatcher

by David Thomas Mark Schultz

The riveting true story of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty On January 26, 1996, Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barricaded himself in his home for two days before he was finally captured.Foxcatcher is gold medal winner Mark Schultz's memoir, revealing what made him and his brother champion and what brought them to Foxcatcher Farms. It's a vivid portrait of the complex relationship he and his brother had with du Pont, a man whose catastrophic break from reality led to tragedy. No one knows the inside story of what went on behind the scenes at Foxcatcher Farms--and inside John du Pont's head--better than Mark Schultz.The incredible true story of these championship-winning brothers and the wealthiest convicted murderer of all time will be making headlines this fall, and Mark's memoir will reveal the true inside story.

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