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Fatal

by Michael Palmer

In Chicago, a pregnant cafeteria worker suffering nothing more malevolent than flu like symptoms begins haemorrhaging from every part of her body. In Boston, a brilliant musician, her face disfigured by an unknown disease, rapidly descends into lethal paranoia. In West Virginia, a miner suddenly goes berserk, causing a cave-in that kills two of his co-workers. Finding the link between these events could prove Fatal. . .

Fatal

by Ta Brock

First love can be brutal. Sometimes it can be Fatal. Grayson Patch hasn't been human since he was seventeen years old...and that was nineteen years ago. When he rose from the dead, he had no memory of his former life. Grayson desperately wants to recapture his lost humanity, and he's been told that there is one person in this world who can save him from his current fate before he begins to decompose. One person whose life must be sacrificed for his. Cori Abbott has a million things to worry about. She's the new girl in a school that's a fraction of the size of her old one. Her antisocial tendencies are crippling her ability to make new friends. And then there's the recent, sudden death of her father, the only man who ever understood her. The last thing Cori wants is the attention of a strange, withdrawn, and consistently angry guy who seems to hate her for no apparent reason. A guy she can't stop thinking about. Will Cori break through Grayson's cold exterior and find the human within, the boy who can love and understand her like no other? Will Grayson sacrifice Cori to rid himself of his undead curse, even if it means losing her forever?

Fatal Act

by Leigh Russell

After a glamorous young TV soap star dies in a car crash, all eyes are on Detective Geraldine Steel to discover what caused the tragic accident. Another driver was involved in the collision but seems to have miraculously walked away unscathed and has now vanished. The deceased had no obvious enemies and nothing to hide, so the investigation seems to be stalling. But when another young actress is found dead, it becomes painfully clear that there is a murderer on the loose targeting beautiful, famous women. The only problem is that whoever is committing these crimes isn't leaving any clues. With public pressure mounting, Geraldine Steel unwittingly risks her sergeant's life in their search to track down a serial killer ...

Fatal Alliance: Star Wars (The Old Republic)

by Sean Williams

BioWare and LucasArts--creators of the hugely popular Star Wars:® Knights of the Old Republic® video game--have combined their storytelling talents and cutting-edge technology for an innovative new massively multiplayer online role-playing game that allows players to create their own personal Star Wars adventure 3,500 years before the rise of Darth Vader. Now #1 New York Times bestselling author Sean Williams brings the world of the game to life in his latest novel, Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance.Tassaa Bareesh, a matriarch in the Hutt crime cartel, is holding an auction that's drawing attention from across the galaxy. Representatives of both the Republic and the Sith Empire are present, along with a Jedi Padawan sent to investigate, a disenfranchised trooper drummed out of the Republic's elite Blackstar Squad, and a mysterious Mandalorian with a private agenda. But the Republic's envoy is not what he seems, the Empire's delegate is a ruthless Sith apprentice, the Jedi Padawan is determined to do the right thing and terrified that he can't, the trooper hopes to redeem her reputation, and the Mandalorian is somehow managing to keep one step ahead of everyone. None of these guests--invited or uninvited--have any intention of participating in the auction. Instead they plan to steal the prize, which is locked inside an impregnable vault: two burned chunks of an exploded star cruiser, one of which may hold the key to the wealth of an entire world.But the truth about the treasure is dangerous and deadly. And in the end, Sith and Jedi, Republic and Empire, must do something they've never done before, something that all the agents of good and evil could never make them do: join together to stop a powerful threat that could destroy the galaxy.Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Fatal Attractions

by William R. White

Written by a creative preacher, an innovative sermon series on the seven deadly sins that demonstrates a variety of sermon styles. "White has woven biblical stories, folktales, and personal experiences in sermons that are both winsome and convincing."--Michael Williams, editor of Storyteller's Companion to the Bible.

Fatal Bargain

by Caroline B. Cooney

Trapped by a vampire in an attic tower, six friends are forced to make a fatal choiceThere is a creepy, shuttered attic tower in the town's run-down, old, abandoned mansion, and it's the perfect place to have a spooky party. At least, that's what Randy thinks when he invites his five friends for a night of scary fun. But the night gets more terrifying than anyone anticipated when Roxanne feels a long sharp fingernail brushing her bare neck, with no one near enough to touch her. Then Randy sees a shadow gathering--a cape without a person inside. Lacey immediately senses the presence of a vampire in the tower. She doesn't understand how, but she knows it in her bones, in her soul, as if from another life in an ancient time: Vampire. In the chilling finale to Caroline B. Cooney's Vampire's Promise trilogy, six friends are trapped in a nightmare, and are forced to make a terrible choice. Only five may leave--and one must stay behind to face the vampire alone. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's personal collection.

Fatal Bargain (The Vampire's Promise #3)

by Caroline B. Cooney

When Lacey and her friends spend the night in a creepy old house, the resident vampire demands that one of them will have to stay.

Fatal Beauty

by Burl Barer

SHE OFFERED HER BODY . . . Jimmy Joste was a powerhouse in the oil and gas industry, but he was a weakling when it came to his gorgeous, athletic, longtime lover, Rhonda Glover. Addicted to her sexual prowess and madly in love, Joste gave her homes, cars, cash, and a $350,000 engagement ring. . . . BUT LEFT HIM AS A CORPSE Their fifteen years of passion and excess ended the day Rhonda drove directly from a shooting range To The Austin home they once shared. After pumping ten bullets into him from a Glock 9mm, she stood over Joste's blood-splattered body and shot him six more times-twice below the waist. THE ULTIMATE GIRL GONE WILD According to Rhonda, Joste was violent, abusive, and threatened her life. Here, For the first time, are Rhonda Glover's shocking stories of drug-crazed devil worship and sexual perversity. But in a packed courtroom, prosecutors presented shocking evidence that beautiful Rhonda didn't act in self-defense-it was hot-blooded murder! INCLUDES 16 PAGES OF SHOCKING PHOTOS

Fatal Burn (West Coast #2)

by Lisa Jackson

Secrets have been kept from Shannon. Dark, dangerous, and very fatal secrets, but she is determined to find the truth...

Fatal Charm

by Aimee Thurlo

He was all dark an dangerous... Not exactly the kind of man Amanda Vila was looking for as a father to her daughter. Then again, no other man had ever made her melt with desire-not like Tony Ramos. But Amanda always played by the rules- she couldn't possibly get romantically involved with a renegade lawman...a man of many faces She was sexy, sweet and secretive... Tony had always relied on his sex appeal to get what he wanted from women. With other women it had been a game. With Amanda... But Tony would do anything to get his kidnapped daughter back, even if it meant seducing Amanda, the one woman who was somehow the key to his daughter's disappearance.

Fatal Charm

by Aimee Thurlo

He Was Tall, Dark and Dangerous...Not exactly the kind of man Amanda Vila was looking for as a father to her daughter. Then again, no other man had ever made her melt with desire-not like Tony Ramos. But Amanda always played by the rules-she couldn't possibly get romantically involved with a renegade lawman...a man of many faces....She Was Sexy, Sweet and Secretive...Tony had always relied on his sex appeal to get what he wanted from women. With other women it had been a game. With Amanda... But Tony would do anything to get his kidnapped daughter back, even if it meant seducing Amanda, the one woman who was somehow the key to his daughter's disappearance.

Fatal Consequences: Book Three of the Fatal Series

by Marie Force

Politics can be murder...Lieutenant Sam Holland has no sooner accepted Senator Nick Cappuano's proposal than she's back on the job. A woman has been found brutally murdered and evidence points to Henry Lightfeather, a senator and close friend of Nick's. While Sam investigates, Nick stands by his friend-complicating his own bid for reelection, and causing tension between the couple. As Sam's investigation reveals a scandal that rocks the capital, Nick and Sam discover that the biggest threat to their future might be someone from her past...Book 3 of the Fatal Series.96,000 words

Fatal Convictions

by Shari Geller

With brains and bravado, an anonymous killer is stalking the San Fernando Valleys most despised criminal child molesters. Outraged by the failure of the criminal justice system to make them pay for their heinous crime: someone has taken the law into lethal hands-and now it's payback time. With wicked humor and deadly aim, the unidentified killer sets out to right the wrongs inflicted. everyone is a suspect, particularly the stunningl) beautiful but embittered DA Rebecca Fielding, whose office is trying to pin the crimes on her. As the investigation gets underway, a conflicted romance heats up between Rebecca and Jack Larson, the lead detective on the case. Unsure what to believe, Larson is forced to put both his job and his feelings on the line to discover the disturbing truth.

The Fatal Crown

by Ellen Jones

Against the seething political intrigues of twelfth-century Europe, two royal heirs will surrender to passion as they vie for the most glittering, treacherous prize of all: the English throneAt nine, Maud, an English princess, was sent to Germany to become the bride of the Holy Roman Emperor--a political alliance with a man her father's age. At twenty-five, the widowed Maud must marry once again, this time to fourteen-year-old Geoffrey Plantagenet. But it is with Stephen of Blois, Maud's fiercest rival for the British throne, that the headstrong princess discovers the true meaning of desire. Stephen, a descendant of William the Conqueror, believes absolutely in his God-given right to rule. Torn between his illicit passion for Maud and his own towering ambition, he knows he must choose. Stephen's decision will wrench him from the arms of the woman he loves, ignite civil war, and lead to a shattering act of betrayal that, decades later, will come full circle and change the course of English history.

Fatal Cure

by Robin Cook

This bestselling thriller by the author of Coma presents an all-too-possible scenario of what could happen if "managed care" were to spin out of control. Doctors Angela and David Wison believe they have found professional bliss in the state-of-the-art facility where they've chosen to work. But their dreams are shattered when David's patients begin dying from unknown causes.

A Fatal Debt

by John Gapper

This timely debut thriller by an award-winning Financial Times columnist is a gripping tale of lethal intrigue set in the high-stakes Wall Street world--where wealth and privilege are no match for jealousy and betrayal. Ben Cowper, an attending psychiatrist at the prestigious New York-Episcopal Hospital, is stunned to learn the identity of the emergency patient he's just been assigned to treat: Harry Shapiro, a Wall Street colossus and one of Episcopal's most prominent donors. But a high-profile reversal of fortune has left the once powerful investment banker jobless, bitter, and possibly desperate--judging by the handgun his wife finds him clutching. In Ben's expert opinion, Shapiro is a suicide waiting to happen. But when the headstrong financier balks at an extended stay in the hospital psych ward, Ben reluctantly releases him, bowing to political pressure from Episcopal's chief administrator, who's more concerned with the patient's money than his mind. Days later, the shocking news breaks: There's been a shooting death in Harry Shapiro's Hamptons mansion. But even more shocking is the identity of the victim. A tragedy sets in motion an explosive chain of events that turns Ben Cowper's life upside-down. As hard-nosed cops close in with harder questions, the hospital closes ranks to protect its own interests. But with colleagues freezing Ben out, innocent circumstances conspire to incriminate him. Hounded by a DA who's out for blood, and haunted by the specter of a shattered career, Ben has no choice: He must delve into the hearts and minds of the people who know Harry best, uncover the secrets they'd rather die--or kill--to keep, and expose the truth behind a web of malice disguised as madness.

Fatal Deception: Book Five of the Fatal Series

by Marie Force

Book 5 of the Fatal series.The wife of the White House deputy chief of staff has been beaten to death, and their one-year-old daughter is missing. D.C. Police Lieutenant Sam Holland is in charge of the murder investigation, but she's forced to collaborate with Special Victims Unit detectives as well as thorn-in-her-side FBI Special Agent Avery Hill. Then, a cold case of her father's resurrects old hurts-a distraction Sam cannot afford.As Sam's investigation heats up, so does Nick's political career-and the heat carries over to their bedroom. Will Sam put the pieces together in time to catch a killer and find the baby, or will ambition, greed and lies prove fatal?

Fatal Deduction: A Novel

by Gayle Roper

One across... Three down... The answer is in the puzzle. The danger is in not solving it before time's up.Libby Burton longs to be close to her twin sister, Tori, but their lives have taken them in different directions. Forced to share Aunt Stella's old Philadelphia home in order to receive their inheritance, Libby hopes for a change, but it isn't looking good so far. First, Tori tries to steal the affection and allegiance of Libby's thirteen-year-old daughter, Chloe. Then when a crossword puzzle with a hidden warning shows up on their doorstep, Tori refuses to take it seriously-in spite of the dead man who delivers it.Libby finds comfort in neighbor Drew Canfield, but he hesitates to trust her after his disastrous marriage. As Libby struggles to act faithfully in the midst of these confusing relationships, she must also deal with a stolen diamond and a botched kidnapping. The answer to her problems lies in the riddles of the crosswords, if only she can solve the puzzle before it's too late.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fatal Destiny: A Fatal Series Novella

by Marie Force

With the week of their wedding finally upon them, Washington, D.C., Police Lieutenant Sam Holland and her fiancé, Senator Nick Cappuano, are at odds. In the aftermath of a tragic loss, they struggle to reconnect as the big day draws near, but their work keeps pulling them apart. When a new clue into a cold case surfaces, Nick asks Sam not to take any foolish chances before the wedding and to leave it alone for the time being. Sam agrees, but she can't let it go entirely and winds up trapped in an explosive situation. Then an unwelcome visitor from her past threatens her future happiness... With trouble at every turn, will Sam survive long enough to walk down the aisle? Book 3.5: a Fatal novella. Don't miss Fatal Affair, Fatal Justice and Fatal Consequences, available now. 39,000 words

Fatal Disclosure

by Sandra Robbins

When a gunshot victim dies in front of Betsy Michaels, his last words make her a killer's next target. The undercover agent investigating the murder is none other than Mark Webber, the man who'd broken her heart. Now she has to trust him with her life.Mark feels duty bound to protect Betsy from the drug smugglers responsible for his partner's death. Yet every time he looks at her, he's reminded of the choices he made that hurt Betsy to the core. And despite their rekindled attraction, this time the danger isn't just to their hearts.

Fatal Distractions

by Kay Arthur David Lawson B. J. Lawson

Don't become a spiritual statistic. Any type of sin can undermine a believer's effectiveness, but certain sins can become so deeply rooted in our lives--even without our realizing--that they become fatal to our spiritual growth. This study looks at six of the "deadly" sins that threaten spiritual progress: Pride, Anger, Jealousy, Gluttony, Slothfulness, and Greed. You'll learn to identify the subtle ways in which these fatal distractions can invade your life, and you'll be equipped to conquer these destructive temptations so you can mature in your journey with Christ.

Fatal Dive

by Peter F. Stevens

Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion by Peter F. Stevens reveals the incredible true story of the search for and discovery of the USS Grunion. Discovered in 2006 after a decades-long, high-risk search by the Abele brothers-whose father commanded the submarine and met his untimely death aboard it-one question remained: what sank the USS Grunion? Was it a round from a Japanese ship, a catastrophic mechanical failure, or something else-one of the sub's own torpedoes? For almost half the war, submarine skippers' complaints about the MK 14 torpedo's dangerous flaws were ignored by naval brass, who sent the subs out with the defective weapon. Fatal Dive is the first book that documents the entire saga of the ship and its crew and provides compelling evidence that the Grunion was a victim of "The Great Torpedo Scandal of 1941-43." Fatal Dive finally lays to rest one of World War II's greatest mysteries.

The Fatal Eggs

by Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov Hugh Aplin

An inspired work of science fiction and a biting political allegory, Bulgakov's "The Fatal Eggs" tells of a brilliant scientist whose experiments with life spiral terribly--and fatefully--out of control.

Fatal Error

by Keith R. A. Decandido

Take it apart, figure it out, put it back together. That's the ongoing mission of the U.S.S. da Vinci, commanded by Captain David Gold and his first officer, Commander Sonya Gomez, late of the Starship Enterprise and one of Starfleet's top engineers. They oversee a crack S.C.E. team composed of specialists in such diverse fields as tactical systems, alien cultures, computers, linguistics, and cryptography. Together they're ready to cope with just about every kind of high-tech challenge imaginable -- and a few that nobody could have imagined. For centuries, the planet Eerlik has had a thriving civilization, completely run, maintained, and administered by a giant sentient computer. But now that computer is breaking down and the desperate inhabitants are helpless to repair the damage. Only the crew of the U.S.S. da Vinci, accompanied by Geordi La Forge, can hope to fix the massive computer before the Eerlikkan society collapses entirely. Their mission grows more dangerous, however, when they discover evidence of sabotage -- and learn firsthand that hostile forces will do whatever it takes to stop Gold and his crew from saving the imperiled planet!

Fatal Fallout

by Lara Lacombe

Torn between duty and desire, two strangers must risk all for love Nuclear physicist Dr. Claire Fleming has one rule: never get close to anyone. But when her colleague is murdered and she's targeted next, she must place all her trust in FBI agent Thomas Kincannon. Soon Claire forgets her tenet as she fantasizes about Thomas's touch. Thomas is wildly attracted to Claire. But his life and his job are too complicated for any romantic entanglements. Despite this, they share a mind-blowing kiss, and there's no turning back. When Thomas's niece is abducted, the stakes become dangerously higher as Claire insists he trade her for the child. Somehow, Thomas must find a way to rescue his family and protect the woman who let her protective walls down just for him.

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