Praying for War

Collin War Chronicles

Author: W. C. Hoffman,Tim Moon

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533548054

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Page: 248

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In a future that feels suspiciously like the past, death is in the air. Collin War wakes up in a bed that is not his own, in a body that feels changed. He is the first of his kind, the first to recover from a mysterious fever that has ravaged the world. Collin awakens in the small town of Goshen, Montana, a community struggling to survive while maintaining a faithful existence. He yearns for his lost family but finds himself drawn to the people of Goshen. Stepping into the leadership role he was destined for, Collin helps his new friends cope with loss, defend against the fever and battle outsiders seeking to destroy the town and all it stands for. But from the ashes of death comes the realization that not all savages live in the wild.

Tell Me When I'm Dead

Book One of TELL ME WHEN I'm DEAD

Author: Steven Ramirez

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989871822

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Thanks to his wife, Holly, recovering alcoholic Dave Pulaski is getting his life back. Then a contagion decimates the town, turning its victims into shrieking flesh-eaters. Now Dave and Holly must find a way to survive. But Dave is THIS CLOSE to drinking again. A woman he cheated with--and no longer human--is after him. The hordes of undead are growing and security forces are outnumbered. Hell has arrived in Tres Marias.TELL ME WHEN I'M DEAD (Book One of TELL ME WHEN I'M DEAD) is about an antihero haunted by all the mistakes of his life. Facing a terrifying future, Dave must decide whether to die drunk or fight for those he cares about most. And strength alone won't be enough--he'll need Faith. If you like your thrillers dark and fast-paced, then follow Dave and Holly as they fight against looters, paramilitary crazies and the undead. "A hard-hitting splattergore zombie thriller, told by the ultimate antihero" (Travis Luedke).

One Day

Author: David Nicholls

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307739308

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY and JIM STURGESS It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself. "One of the most hilarious and emotionally riveting love stories you'll ever encounter." —People #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

What Goes Around

Two Books In One: Cracked Up to Be & Some Girls Are

Author: Courtney Summers

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1250038456

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 480

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Two girls. Two secrets. Two gritty, critically acclaimed novels in one. For Parker, perfection is all that matters. No one will know how wrong she is inside if everything she does ends up right. But when the pressure proves too much, she makes a devastating mistake she'll do anything to keep hidden—even if it means becoming a perfect mess. For Regina, popularity comes with a price. When she's kicked out of her clique, she finds out what it's like to be those she's bullied and destroyed. Everyone says she has it coming . . . but is there something they don't know? There is more to these two girls than meets the eye. With unflinching honesty and a razor sharp voice, Courtney Summers brings the tensions of high school terrifyingly alive in What Goes Around.

The Strange Dead

Author: David Dunwoody

Publisher: Severed Press

ISBN: 9781925493528

Category: Fiction

Page: 210

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Advances in nanotechnology and medical 3-D printing have revolutionized healthcare worldwide, particularly organ transplantation. Until an experimental product line accidentally winds up in the global marketplace. Until people's organs begin killing them...then bringing them back. Pockets of humanity fight to subsist in skeletal cities and apocalyptic wastelands. The walking dead are a part of a daily fight for survival and many of the living have gone mad. Andre and Claire are part of a group struggling to rebuild America's infrastructure. In their way stand not only the hungry dead, but a conspiracy of various factions determined to retain what power they have. In a saga blending intrigue and deception with survival horror, the last good men and women combat their own extinction.

Into the Wasteland: A Zombie Novel

Author: Michael J. Totten

Publisher: Belmont Estate Books

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 504

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In the sequel to Resurrection, as Parker, Annie, Kyle and Hughes begin their journey across a shattered and empty continent, Parker spins into a psychological abyss of post-traumatic stress, and the feud between him and Kyle hurtles toward a dangerous tipping point. They find a small seemingly friendly city near Wyoming's Wind River Mountains, so isolated that it survived the plague nearly intact. But all is not as it seems, and when residents of the town discover Annie's secret at the same time the infected reappear with a terrifying ferocity, the fate of all survivors--the entire human race--hangs in the balance. "Riveting! Nail biting! A couldn't-put-down read that kept this Walking Dead fan on the edge of her seat." - Annie Reed, author of The Patient Z Files Critical praise for Resurrection: A Zombie Novel "For fans of World War Z and The Walking Dead, Michael J. Totten's Resurrection is the novel you've been waiting for." - Scott William Carter, author of Ghost Detective "Resurrection dragged me in from the first page, with fast-paced, suspense-filled action and multi-layered and totally believable characters. Painting a vivid and gritty picture of a post-apocalyptic Northwest, Totten puts us into the minds and emotional struggles of a group of mismatched survivors forced to band together for protection even when they're on the verge or ripping each other apart. He also wrote one of the scariest passages I've read in any horror or suspense story...so be warned if you're afraid of the dark, or water, or both." - JC Andrijeski, author of Rook

Dead Apocalypse

Necrose Series Book One

Author: Tim Moon

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781530889945

Category:

Page: 208

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BEN CHASE and his friend TY are fresh from teaching English in South Korea, and they're on their way to experience the Big Island of Hawaii - but their vacation turns into a nightmare when two passengers unexpectedly die during their flight. But their plans quickly unravel as a rampant infection hits the islands and they find themselves surrounded by flesh-eating monsters. Law and order degenerates into a daring fight for survival, and Ben is faced with a critical decision that places the fate of his friends in his hands. And what he must do to save them is unthinkable... Dead Islands will leave your skin crawling as you follow Ben and his friends' terrifying encounter with the deadly Necrose-7A virus, and their desperate attempts to survive the doomed island paradise.

A Town Called Dust: The Territory 1

Author: Justin Woolley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781760300371

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 302

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Stranded in the desert, the last of mankind is kept safe by a large border fence ... Until the fence falls. Squid is a young orphan living under the oppressive rule of his uncle in the outskirts of the Territory. Lynn is a headstrong girl with an influential father who has spent her entire life within the walled city of Alice. When the border fence is breached, the Territory is invaded by the largest horde of undead ghouls seen in two hundred years. Squid is soon conscripted into the Diggers-the armed forces of the Territory. And after Lynn finds herself at odds with the Territory's powerful church, she too escapes to join the Diggers. Together Squid and Lynn form an unlikely friendship as they march to battle against the ghouls. Their journey will take them further than they ever imagined, leading them closer to discovering secrets about themselves, their world, and a conspiracy that may spell the end of the Territory as they know it.

Parasite

The True Story of the Zombie Apocalypse

Author: Doug Ward

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781492727989

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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"Parasite - The True Story of the Zombie Apocalypse" has appeared on the iTunes Horror genre charts 79 times. It's appeared on charts in Australia, Canada, and the UK.You need to read this zombie apocalypse novel because it explains the science involved in the dead coming to life.As one reviewer said of Parasite; "Such good story telling. Zombielicious. I am remembering biology class as they explain why people are turning into zombies and clues to stop the infection. Adventure, politicians, lawyers and scientist * oh my *... Very good book."The zombies are rising in the sleepy town of Slippery Rock and it is up to Henry Cooper to figure out why. But first he needs to save his wife, Melissa. With the help of his neighbor Dean and some super hero clad comic book fanboys, he's off to the rescue. Join them as they race across Northwestern Pennsylvania on a quest which involves everything from undead to fire trucks. Along the way you will discover the hard science behind how the dead truly rose from the grave.

Two in One

Author: Mwangi Gicheru

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Kenyan fiction (English)

Page: 197

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Ocean Acidification:

A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean

Author: Committee on the Development of an Integrated Science Strategy for Ocean Acidification Monitoring, Research, and Impacts Assessment,Ocean Studies Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 030915359X

Category: Science

Page: 200

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The ocean has absorbed a significant portion of all human-made carbon dioxide emissions. This benefits human society by moderating the rate of climate change, but also causes unprecedented changes to ocean chemistry. Carbon dioxide taken up by the ocean decreases the pH of the water and leads to a suite of chemical changes collectively known as ocean acidification. The long term consequences of ocean acidification are not known, but are expected to result in changes to many ecosystems and the services they provide to society. Ocean Acidification: A National Strategy to Meet the Challenges of a Changing Ocean reviews the current state of knowledge, explores gaps in understanding, and identifies several key findings. Like climate change, ocean acidification is a growing global problem that will intensify with continued CO2 emissions and has the potential to change marine ecosystems and affect benefits to society. The federal government has taken positive initial steps by developing a national ocean acidification program, but more information is needed to fully understand and address the threat that ocean acidification may pose to marine ecosystems and the services they provide. In addition, a global observation network of chemical and biological sensors is needed to monitor changes in ocean conditions attributable to acidification.

Lilif

A Supernatural Thriller

Author: R.P. Falconer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780992849818

Category:

Page: 288

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A ruthless tycoon, Valda Payne's rapid accumulation of wealth affords her a life without consequences or compassion. Her power and past have given her a tainted view of the world and, although she is aware of what her money can buy, a deal struck in darkness exposes what it cannot. Unexpectedly drawn into a realm where things are not as they seem, a negotiation for happiness slowly becomes a quest for sanity and survival.

The Drowned World

Author: J. G. Ballard,Martin Amis

Publisher: Liveright Publishing Corporation

ISBN: 9780871403629

Category: Fiction

Page: 198

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A thrilling adventure with “an oppressive power reminiscent of Conrad” (Kingsley Amis), considered by many to be Ballard's finest.

ROBOT PLANET

Author: Robert Chazz Chute

Publisher: Ex Parte Press

ISBN: 9781927607428

Category: Fiction

Page: 578

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In the near future, the human race has been scattered and brought low by a series of cataclysms. As the Next Intelligence rises, sentient robots demand their freedom. We started our extinction. The machines plan to finish it. As this epic war between organics and non-organics heats up, you will meet three special humans: Elizabeth Cruz, Dante Bolelli and Lt. Deb Avery. Each has a part to play as the adventure unfolds. Will they survive the robot apocalypse? Will any of us? Expect action, crazy twists and uncommon solutions in this very special edition of the Robot Planet Series, brought to you by the award winning author behind This Plague of Days. Robot Planet, The Complete Series, is four books in one. Machines Dream of Metal Gods (Book One) Robots Versus Humans (Book Two) Metal Immortal (Book Three) The survivors of the first three books unite against the machines in the conclusion, Metal Forever (Book Four). Reader Guide: Some sexual references, violence Action Adventure, Cyberpunk, Military Sci-fi, Steampunk, Dystopian fiction, Science Fiction, SFF, Robot Apocalypse, Apocalyptic Fiction, robot uprising, AI Places referenced: Denver, Boulder, Colorado, Marfa, Texas, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, San Francisco, California, Victoria, Shelburne Other references: Isaac Asimov, George Orwell, Dr. Seuss, Shakespeare

The Borgias

Two Novels in One Volume

Author: Jean Plaidy

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307816362

Category: Fiction

Page: 672

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For the first time in one volume, Jean Plaidy’s duet of Borgia novels brings to life the infamous, reckless, and passionate family in an unforgettable historical saga. Madonna of the Seven Hills: Fifteenth-century Rome: the Borgia family is on the rise. Lucrezia’s father is named Pope Alexander VI, and he places his daughter and her brothers Cesare, Giovanni, and Goffredo in the jeweled splendor—and scandal—of his court. From the Pope’s affairs with adolescent girls, to Cesare’s dangerous jealousy of anyone who inspires Lucrezia’s affections, to the ominous birth of a child conceived in secret, no Borgia can elude infamy. Light on Lucrezia: Some said she was an elegant seductress. Others swore she was an incestuous murderess. She was the most dangerous and sought after woman in all of Rome. Lucrezia Borgia’s young life has been colored by violence and betrayal. Now, married for the second time at just eighteen she hopes for happiness with her handsome husband Alfonso. But faced with brutal murder, she's soon torn between her love for her husband and her devotion to her brother Cesare… And in the days when the Borgias ruled Italy, no one was safe from the long arm of their power. Not even Lucrezia.

Ecological Effects of Water-level Fluctuations in Lakes

Author: Karl M. Wantzen,Karl-Otto Rothhaupt,Martin Mörtl,Marco Cantonati,Lászlo G.-Tóth,Philipp Fischer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402091926

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 184

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Most aquatic ecosystems have variable water levels. These water-level fluctuations (WLF) have multiple effects on the organisms above and below the waterline. Natural WLF patterns in lakes guarantee both productivity and biodiversity, while untimely floods and droughts may have negative effects. Human impacts on WLF have led to a stabilization of the water levels of many lakes by hydraulic regulation, untimely drawdown due to water use, or floods due to water release from hydropower plants in the catchments. This book provides a first review in this field. It presents selected papers on the ecological effects of WLF in lakes, resulting from a workshop at the University of Konstanz in winter 2005. Issues addressed here include the extent of WLF, and analyses of their effects on different groups of biota from microorganisms to vertebrates. Applied issues include recommendations for the hydrological management of regulated lakes to reduce negative impacts, and a conceptual framework is delivered by an extension of the floodpulse concept for lakes. Current impacts on water use, including increasing demands on drinking and irrigation water, hydropower etc., and climate change effects on WLF make this book an essential resource for aquatic ecologists, engineers, and decision-makers dealing with the management of lake ecosystems and their catchments.

Dead Horde

Necrose Series Book Two

Author: Tim Moon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781539550068

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Page: N.A

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After four harrowing days of fighting for their lives, Ben Chase and his friends rest safely in a Quarantine Center. While awaiting evacuation to the uninfected island of Molokai, Ben struggles to find a way home to save his mom. If her medication runs out, she will die, and with flights from Hawaii to the mainland grounded, it seems like an impossible task. Just as the infected are sweeping across the Big Island of Hawaii, and all seems lost, a glimmer of hope catches Ben's eye. But will it be worth the cost? Dead Horde is the second book in the Necrose zombie apocalypse series. Get started with Dead Apocalypse here: http: //amzn.to/29WvNj7 and be sure to pick up Dead Frozen the first book in the Northern Infection series: http: //amzn.to/2ejYMMN

The Isis Collar

Author: Cat Adams

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 1429924195

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Celia Graves was once an ordinary human, but those days are long gone. Now she strives to maintain her sanity and her soul while juggling both vampire abilities and the powers of a Siren. Warned of a magical "bomb" at a local elementary school, Celia forces an evacuation. Oddly, the explosion seems to have no effect, puzzling both Celia and the FBI. Two weeks later, a strangely persistent bruise on Celia's leg turns out to be the first sign of a magical zombie plague. Finding the source of the plague isn't Celia's only concern. Her alcoholic mother has broken out of prison on the Sirens' island; her little sister's ghost has possessed a young girl; and one of Celia's boyfriends, a powerful mage, has disappeared. Cat Adams delivers another page-turner Blood Singer novel with The Isis Collar. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Natural Processes and Human Impacts

Interactions between Humanity and the Environment

Author: Sergey M. Govorushko

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400714243

Category: Nature

Page: 657

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This highly topical book comes at a time when the two-way relationship between humankind and the environment is moving inexorably to the top of the agenda. It covers both sides of this delicate balancing act, explaining how various natural processes influence humanity, including its economic activities and engineering structures, while also illuminating the ways in which human activity puts pressure on the natural environment. Chapters analyze a varied selection of phenomena that directly affect people’s lives, from geological processes such as earthquakes and tsunamis to cosmic events such as magnetic storms. The author moves on to consider the effect we have on nature, ranging from the impact of heavy industry to the environmental consequences of sport and recreational pastimes. Complete with maps, photographs and detailed case studies, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the biggest issue we face as a species—the way we relate to the natural world around us. This book includes more than 100 maps showing the global distribution of different natural processes/human activities and more that 450 photographs from many countries and all oceans. It will provide a valuable resource for both graduate students and researchers in many fields of knowledge. Sergey Govorushko is a chief research scholar at the Pacific Geographical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences. He is also Professor at the Far Eastern Federal University (Vladivostok). Sergey Govorushko received his PhD from the Institute of Geography, Russian Academy of Sciences. His research activities focus on the interaction between humanity and the environment, including the impact of nature on humanity; the impact of humanity on the environment; and assessment of the interaction (environmental impact assessment, environmental audit, etc.). He has authored eight and co-authored seven monographs.