Fiction

Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 825

The first novel in the #1 bestselling RED QUEEN series by Victoria Aveyard. THIS IS A WORLD DIVIDED BY BLOOD - RED OR SILVER. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power. Fearful of Mare's potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime. But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance - Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart . . . _________________________________ Read the international bestselling RED QUEEN series in full: Book 1: RED QUEEN Book 2: GLASS SWORD Book 3: KING'S CAGE Book 4: WAR STORM Book 5: BROKEN THRONE (AN EXCLUSIVE RED QUEEN COLLECTION)
Business & Economics

Run of the Red Queen

Author: Dan Breznitz

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 751

Few observers are unimpressed by the economic ambition of China or by the nation's remarkable rate of growth. But what does the future hold? This meticulously researched book closely examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Chinese economic system to discover where the nation may be headed and what the Chinese experience reveals about emerging market economies. The authors find that contrary to popular belief, cutting edge innovation is not a prerequisite for sustained economic vitality--and that China is a perfect case in point.
Fiction

King's Cage

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

View: 734

The highly anticipated new novel from New York Times Number One bestselling author of RED QUEEN. Mare Barrow is a prisoner, powerless without her lightning, tormented by her mistakes. She lives at the mercy of a boy she once loved, a boy made of lies and betrayal. Now a king, Maven continues weaving his web in an attempt to maintain control over his country - and his prisoner. As Mare remains trapped in the palace, the remnants of the Red Rebellion continue organizing and expanding. As they prepare for war, no longer able to linger in the shadows, Cal - the exiled prince with his own claim on Mare's heart - will stop at nothing to bring her back. In this breathless new novel from the bestselling author of the Red Queen series, blood will turn on blood and allegiances will be tested on every side. If the Lightning Girl's spark is gone, who will light the way for the rebellion?
Biography & Autobiography

Memoirs of the Red Queen

Author: Hyegyŏnggung Hong Ssi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 127

View: 419

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Young Adult Fiction

Red Queen Collector's Edition

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: HarperTeen

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 789

A beautifully designed collector’s edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard, featuring exclusive content, fan art, a redesigned cover, and more! This deluxe package features: color fan art redesigned cover printed case stained edges a never-seen-before look behind the scenes of the Scarlet Guard and more! The perfect gift for fans of the series, for anyone looking to add this beautiful edition to their collection, and for new readers eager to discover the lush, vivid fantasy series where loyalty and desire can tear you apart and the only certainty is betrayal. And don’t miss Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection, featuring three brand-new novellas and other exclusive content, coming in April!
Fiction

Play the Red Queen

Author: Juris Jurjevics

Publisher: Soho Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 360

View: 170

The posthumous masterwork by critically acclaimed author, storied publisher, and Viet Nam veteran Juris Jurjevics—the story of two American GI cops caught in the corrupt cauldron of a Vietnamese civil war stoked red hot by revolution. Viet Nam, 1963. A female Viet Cong assassin is trawling the boulevards of Saigon, catching US Army officers off-guard with a single pistol shot, then riding off on the back of a scooter. Although the US military is not officially in combat, sixteen thousand American servicemen are stationed in Viet Nam “advising” the military and government. Among them are Ellsworth Miser and Clovis Robeson, two army investigators who have been tasked with tracking down the daring killer. Set in the besieged capital of a new nation on the eve of the coup that would bring down the Diem regime and launch the Americans into the Viet Nam War, Play the Red Queen is Juris Jurjevics’s capstone contribution to a lifelong literary legacy: a tour-de-force mystery-cum-social history, breathtakingly atmospheric and heartbreakingly alive with the laws and lawlessness of war.
Fiction

The Red Queen

Author: J.R. Roberts

Publisher: Speaking Volumes

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page:

View: 807

PLAYING WITH THE QUEEN OF HEARTS Clint Adams is in Labyrinth, Texas, hoping to rest his saddle-sore body when he gets a cryptic telegram from a friend. Saloon-owner Rick Hartman wants Clint to meet him at the Red Queen Hotel in San Francisco...yesterday. After high-tailin' it West, Clint finds his friend gambling with his life—just to buy the Red Queen. Seems another prospective buyer decided to weed out the competition with a well-placed bullet. Looks like Rick's luck held, seeing as he's survived the shooting...barely. And now—with the help of the fiery owner of the Red Queen—the Gunsmith must out-bluff a gang of hired killers...
Young Adult Fiction

Red Queen 4-Book Collection

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 2064

View: 239

This ebook collection includes all four books in Victoria Aveyard’s #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series: Red Queen, Glass Sword, King’s Cage, and War Storm. Power is a dangerous game. Mare Barrow, a lowly Red in a world of red-blooded laborers and silver-blooded elites, thought she knew what her future held. But when she learns that her red blood has been disguising a secret ability, one usually reserved only for Silvers, her life is turned upside down. How will the Silver ruling class keep her secret hidden from the increasingly restless Red population and their Scarlet Guard revolutionaries? And how will Mare use her sudden power to change the caste system, the kingdom, and the world—forever? With every book in Victoria Aveyard’s blockbuster Red Queen quartet in one digital collection, you can follow this series from the spark that began everything all the way to the electrifying conclusion. And don’t miss Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection, featuring three brand-new novellas and other exclusive content, coming in April!
Fiction

The Red Queen Dies

Author: Frankie Y. Bailey

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 790

Frankie Bailey introduces readers to a fabulous new protagonist and an Alice in Wonderland-infused crime in this stunning mystery, which kicks off an exciting new series set in the near future. The year is 2019, and a drug used to treat soldiers for post-traumatic stress disorder, nicknamed "Lullaby," has hit the streets. Swallowing a little pill erases traumatic memories, but what happens to a criminal trial when the star witness takes a pill and can't remember the crime? When two women are murdered in quick succession, biracial police detective Hannah McCabe is charged with solving the case. In spite of the advanced technology, including a city-wide surveillance program, a third woman is soon killed, and the police begin to suspect that a serial killer is on the loose. But the third victim, a Broadway actress known as "The Red Queen," doesn't fit the pattern set by the first two murders. With the late September heat sizzling, Detective Hannah McCabe and her colleagues on the police force have to race to find the killer in a tangled web of clues that involve Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, and Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Fast-paced and original, this is a one-of-a-kind mystery from an extremely talented crime writer.
Fiction

Red Queen

Author: Christina Henry

Publisher: Titan Books

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 538

The land outside of the Old City was supposed to be green, lush, hopeful. But the verdant fields are nothing but ash—and hope is nowhere to be found. Still, Alice and Hatcher are on a mission to find his daughter: a quest they will not forsake even as it takes them deep into the clutches of the mad White Queen or into the realm of the twisted and cruel Black King. The pieces are set and the game has begun, and each move brings Alice closer to her destiny.
Fiction

The Red Queen

Author: J. R. Roberts

Publisher: Jove

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 183

View: 328

While in Labyrinth, Texas, for some rest and relaxation, Clint Adams encounters an old friend who wants to purchase the Red Queen casino despite a deadly bidding war that erupts around them. Original.
Great Britain

The Red Queen

Author: Isobelle Carmody

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN:

Category: Great Britain

Page: 544

View: 999

Determined to see her son Henry on the throne of England, pious Margaret Beaufort arranges politically advantageous marriages, sends her son out of the country for his safety, and lays secret plans for a battle between the houses of York and Lancaster.
Young Adult Fiction

Broken Throne: A Red Queen Collection

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 480

View: 288

Return once more to the deadly and dazzling world of Red Queen in Broken Throne, a beautifully designed, must-have companion to the chart-topping series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Victoria Aveyard. The perfect addition to the #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series, this gorgeously designed package features three brand-new novellas, two previously published novellas, Steel Scars and Queen Song, and never-before-seen maps, flags, bonus scenes, journal entries, and much more exclusive content. Fans will be delighted to catch up with beloved characters after the drama of War Storm and be excited to hear from brand-new voices as well. This stunning collection is not to be missed!
Fiction

Red Queen

Author: Aurelia Evans

Publisher: Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 56

View: 487

No man rules the Red Queen. In her Court, a black market organization that specializes in magical artifacts and antiquities, Eden Farrow rules with an iron fist and a steel-boned red corset. Some of her employees want her to transition into more traditional criminal commerce, but Eden—also known as the Red Queen for her ruthlessness and the Queen of Hearts for her uncanny ability to steal the hearts of men after one night in bed with her—refuses to budge. She prefers a cleaner, nobler kind of illegal activity. She's also a vampire with a taste for the gothic and theatrical, and she's used to getting her way. All that changes when another vampire and his werewolf companion invade her territory. She brings Antony and Luca in, preparing to torture them mercilessly before forcing them to submit to her bite. But they aren't like other men.
Fiction

The Red Queen

Author: Gemma Bowker-Wright

Publisher: Victoria University Press

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

View: 285

In her first collection of stories, Gemma Bowker-Wright leads us into the phases of transition and transformation in people's lives: a dream job, a rare afternoon between son and father, a man losing his wife to Alzheimer's, a first snow. Like the Red Queen of Through the Looking-Glass, many of these characters are running hard to stay in the same place, but moving ever forward. Their stories, which echo stories from evolution, ecology, and meteorology, form a deeply perceptive and captivating first book.
Fiction

Glass Sword

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 547

The second novel in the #1 bestselling RED QUEEN series by Victoria Aveyard. I WAS BORN TO KILL A KING, TO END A REIGN OF TERROR BEFORE IT CAN TRULY BEGIN. If there's one thing Mare Barrow knows, it's that she's different. Mare's blood is red - the colour of common folk - but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court wants to control. Pursued by the vengeful Silver king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join the rebellion. But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat. Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever? _________________________________ Read the international bestselling RED QUEEN series in full: Book 1: RED QUEEN Book 2: GLASS SWORD Book 3: KING'S CAGE Book 4: WAR STORM Book 5: BROKEN THRONE (AN EXCLUSIVE RED QUEEN COLLECTION)
Art, Modern

The Red Queen

Author: Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Art, Modern

Page: 196

View: 997

Published to accompany the exhibition The Red Queen held at the Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania 18 June 2013 to 21 April 2014.
Fiction

Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen

Author: Lois McMaster Bujold

Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

View: 731

A NEW NOVEL IN THE AWARD WINNING SERIES FROM MULTIPLE NEW YORK TIMES BEST-SELLING AUTHOR LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD! Cordelia Naismith Vorkosigan returns to the planet that changed her destiny. FUTURE TENSE Three years after her famous husbands death, Cordelia Vorkosigan, widowed Vicereine of Sergyar, stands ready to spin her life in a new direction. Oliver Jole, Admiral, Sergyar Fleet, finds himself caught up in her web of plans in ways hed never imagined, bringing him to an unexpected crossroads in his career. Meanwhile, Miles Vorkosigan, one of Emperor Gregors key investigators, this time dispatches himself on a mission of inquiry, into a mystery he never anticipated _ his own mother. Plans, wills, and expectations collide in this sparkling science-fiction social comedy, as the impact of galactic technology on the range of the possible changes all the old rules, and Miles learns that not only is the future not what he expects, neither is the past. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). About Lois McMaster Bujolds Vorkosigan Saga: _Fans have been clamoring for Hugo-winner Bujold to pen a new Vorkosigan Saga novel. . . her deft and absorbing writing easily corrals the complex plot.îÊPublishers Weekly on Cryoburn _Bujold mixes quirky humor with action [and] superb character developmentÑ[E]normously satisfying.îÊPublishers Weekly. _One of sfs outstanding talents . . . an outstanding series.îÊBooklist _. . . an intelligent, well-crafted and thoroughly satisfying blend of adventure, sociopolitical commentary, scientific experiments, and occasional perils . . . with that extra spicing of romance. . . .îÊLocus About Vorkosigan series entry Captain Vorpatril's Alliance: _. . .this may be one of the most anticipated and long-awaited entries to Bujolds acclaimed Vorkosigan saga. For years fans have clamored for Ivan Vorpatrils story, and at last Bujold delivers something that will both thrill the devoted audience and entrance new readers . . . Longtime readers will love seeing a new side of Ivan as well as hearing his views on many of the series characters. New readers can enjoy Ivans story on its own . . . Essential for all SF collections and a must-read for Bujold and Vorkosigan fans.îÊBooklist About Vorkosigan series entry Diplomatic Immunity: _Bujold is adept at world-building and provides a witty, character-centered plot, full of exquisite grace notes. . . fans will be thoroughly gripped and likely to finish the book in a single sitting.îÊPublishers Weekly The Vorkosigan Series in Story-based Chronological Order Falling Free Shards of Honor Barrayar The Warrior's Apprentice The Vor Game Cetaganda Ethan of Athos Borders of Infinity Brothers in Arms Mirror Dance Memory Komarr A Civil Campaign Diplomatic Immunity Captain Vorpatril's Alliance CryoBurn Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen
Young Adult Fiction

War Storm

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 672

View: 887

VICTORY COMES AT A PRICE. Mare Barrow learned this all too well when Cal's betrayal nearly destroyed her. Now determined to protect her heart-and secure freedom for Reds and newbloods like her-Mare resolves to overthrow the kingdom of Norta once and for all . . . starting with the crown on Maven's head. But no battle is won alone, and before the Reds may rise as one, Mare must side with the boy who broke her heart in order to defeat the boy who almost broke her. Cal's powerful Silver allies, alongside Mare and the Scarlet Guard, prove a formidable force. But Maven is driven by an obsession so deep, he will stop at nothing to have Mare as his own again, even if it means demolishing everything - and everyone - in his path. War is coming, and all Mare has fought for hangs in the balance. Will victory be enough to topple the Silver kingdoms? Or will the little lightning girl be forever silenced? In the epic conclusion to Victoria Aveyard's stunning series, Mare must embrace her fate and summon all her power . . . for all will be tested, but not all will survive. The #1 New York Times bestselling Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard comes to a stunning conclusion in this fourth and final book.
Fiction

The Red Queen

Author: Ruth S. Perot

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 296

View: 110

This novel, The Red Queen, covers England's War of the Roses, 1444-1475. Fascinating characters abound in that period. There are, in addition to Margaret, who was married at age 14: Henry VI, her husband, who was 'fitter for a cowl than a crown.' Cardinal Beaufort, who pushed the marriage. The Duke of Gloucester, who opposed it. Warwick the Kingmaker, Margaret's greatest enemy. The Yorkists and Lancastrians who tore England apart. Margaret was a strong woman more suited to our own times than her own. Overlooked, it is time she is reintroduced as a heroine for today's readers.