Category Archives: adult

The Fourth Sacrifice – Peter May

Dr. Margaret Campbell has had enough. She could have left China and gone home weeks ago. Instead, she decided to stay and co-operate with the Chinese authorities. Now she’s tired and bored and ready to leave China and to leave … Continue reading

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The Human Instinct: How We Evolved to Have Reason, Consciousness, and Free Will – Kenneth R.

Humans are special, aren’t they? They speak many languages, and write beautiful poetry. They paint pictures and music that stir our emotions. Nope, the evolutionists say. We’re just products of mindless adaptation. Thank goodness Brown University biologist Kenneth Miller has … Continue reading

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Accidental Brothers – Dr. Nancy L. Segal and Yesika S. Montoya

William and Wilber, fraternal twins, grew up near the tiny village of La Paz, Colombia, without electricity, running water and the other conveniences most of us take for granted. But that was the life of all those around them. They … Continue reading

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An Argumentation of Historians – Jodi Taylor

It was a good plan, of course it was. The historians would be in Persepolis trying to see if Alexander deliberately set fire to the place. All the while Clive Ronan (the evil villain) would be back at St. Mary’s … Continue reading

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Cave of Bones – Anne Hillerman

Tribal Police Officer Bernadette Manulito knew she owed Officer Cheryl Jasper a favor, a really big favor. So she had to say yes when asked. Then she learned that she had agreed to make a speech, and that was the … Continue reading

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The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Three – Neil Clarke (Edited by)

Let’s see . . . there are a group of fiddle players on a ship bound for deep space, a talented forger of beef, a story involving a pair of feuding sisters and raccoons, ships leaving the dying earth. From … Continue reading

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To Die But Once – Jacqueline Winspear

It is spring, 1940, and England is full of fear, full of uncertainty, waiting, waiting for something to happen. Young men had gone abroad to fight a war as had their fathers. The country was on edge. Phil Coombes should … Continue reading

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