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101. Man-Killers of the Air (Large Print 16pt) - L. Ron Hubbard

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Step back in time with this riveting tale. Colorful daredevil air racer Smoke Burnham is known not only for his ability to cross the finish line ahead of the pack, but also for his unusual flying companion, a pet cheetah named Patty. On the eve of entering an international air race to win much - needed prize money, Smoke and Patty face the usual and the impossible. The race involves a dangerous, grueling flight down Central America, over the Andes and across the Brazilian jungle - that's typical. The real challenge is that a publicity - hungry newspaper mogul is trying to sabotage Smoke's plane, the ''Super - Comet,'' and make sure that this race is his last. Plus, the beautiful woman he loves resents his supposed infatuation with height and speed. Now Smoke must somehow win her over, against lethal odds piled high in the turbulent sky. ''...primo pulp fiction...'' - Booklist

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102. Murder House - James Patterson, David Ellis

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No. 7 Ocean Drive is a multimillion-dollar beachfront house in the Hamptons. But its beautiful exterior hides a horrific past; a series of depraved killings that have never been solved. Neglected and empty, it's known as the 'Murder House,' and locals keep their distance. When a power broker and his mistress are found dead inside, Detective Jenna Murphy investigates; a case that reveals yet more secrets. As more bodies surface and Jenna is drawn deeper into the dark history of No. 7, she must risk her own life to expose the truth – before the Murder House claims another victim...

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103. New Arabian Nights (Large Print) - Robert Louis Stevenson

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This classic large print title is printed in 16 point Tiresias font as recommended by the Royal National Institute for the Blind

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104. NYPD Red 2 - James Patterson

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A vigilante serial killer is on the loose in New York City, tracking down and murdering people whose crimes have not been punished. The number of victims grows, and many New Yorkers secretly applaud the idea of justice won at any price. NYPD Red Detective Zach Jordan and his partner Kylie MacDonald are put on the case.

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105. NYPD Red 3 - James Patterson, Marshall Karp

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Hunter Alden Jr. has it all: a beautiful wife, a brilliant son and billions in the bank. But when his son goes missing and he discovers the severed head of his chauffeur, it's clear he's in danger of losing it all. The kidnapper knows a horrific secret that could change the world as we know it. A secret worth killing for. A secret worth dying for. New York's best detectives, Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald are on the case. But by getting closer to the truth, Zach and Kylie are edging ever closer to the firing line...

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106. NYPD Red 4 - James Patterson, Marshall Karp

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In a city where crime never sleeps, NYPD Red is the elite task force called in when a case involves the rich, famous and connected. Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald are the best of the best – brilliant and tireless investigators who will stop at nothing to catch a criminal, even if it means antagonising the same powerful people they're supposed to be helping. When a glitzy movie premiere is the scene of a shocking murder and high-stakes robbery, NYPD Red gets the call. In a hunt that takes Zach and Kylie from celebrity penthouses to the depths of Manhattan's criminal underworld, they have to find the cold-blooded killer – before he strikes again.

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107. On Blazing Wings (Large Print 16pt) - L. Ron Hubbard

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American David Duane long ago gave up his dream of being a professional artist. Instead, there's something else he's good at, something that countries will pay good money for-his services as an ace fighter pilot on sale to any country whose business is war, regardless of its politics.Duane's cold-edged neutrality takes him to Finland-combating Russian Communists bent on destroying a supply base. After leading multiple attacks against the Russians and pushing them further and further back, his luck runs out when his plane is shot down. Instead of crashing in flames, Duane finds himself in an elusive netherworld-a mystery-enshrouded city of luxury and golden minarets. There, Duane discovers his true destiny, one that he half-remembers but must struggle to reject in order to save the woman he loves-a woman who happens to be an officer . . . in the Russian ranks.

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108. One Cold Night - Katia Lief

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109. Only to Sleep - Lawrence Osborne

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he year is 1988. The place, Baja California. Private Investigator Philip Marlowe – now in his seventy-second year – has been living out his retirement in the terrace bar of the La Fonda hotel. Sipping margaritas, playing cards, his silver-tipped cane at the ready. When in saunter two men dressed like undertakers. With a case that has his name written all over it. At last Marlowe is back where he belongs. His mission is to investigate Donald Zinn – supposedly drowned off his yacht, leaving a much younger and now very rich wife. Marlowe’s speciality. But is Zinn actually alive? Are the pair living off the spoils? Set between the border and badlands of Mexico and California, Lawrence Osborne’s resurrection of the iconic Marlowe is an unforgettable addition to the Raymond Chandler canon.

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110. Onslaught - Nick Oldham

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Introducing tough-as-nails former Royal Marine, ex-cop and sportfishing skipper Steve Flynn in the first of a brand-new series of exciting action thrillers.

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111. Orders Is Orders (Large Print 16pt) - L. Ron Hubbard

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The Japanese have led a heavily armored assault against the Chinese city of Shunkien, pounding wreckage into ashes and wiping out a city dating back to Genghis Khan. One of the few buildings still standing is the small American consulate, now packed with one hundred and sixteen frightened American refugees. Food is low and deadly Asiatic cholera is starting to run rampant, with carnage and corpses piling up in the streets. Two hundred miles away, the USS Miami drops anchor, well equipped with the needed gold to buy food and a cholera serum to prevent disease and death. The dilemma is that should the Marines take military action to rush supplies to the consulate, it could force the US into an all-out battle with the Japanese. Marine Gunnery Sergeant James Mitchell and Private First Class Spivits instead are ordered to conduct a treacherous supply mission facing impossible odds to reach and rescue the trapped Americans.

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112. Original Face (Large Print 16pt) - Nicholas Jose

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The drama begins with a body dumped in south - western Sydney - skinned, with no face. Lewis Lin, taxi driver, photographer, recent arrival from Beijing, happens to be at the scene. With detectives Ginger Rogers and Shelley Swert in pursuit, Lin finds himself drawn into a deadly immigration racket, with a cast which includes a film - maker just in from LA, a Buddhist monk, a millionaire bachelor artist, a masseuse, a maniacal violinist, and a refugee assassin.

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113. Painted Skins - Matt Hilton

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Private investigator Tess Grey and her ex-con partner Po investigate the disappearance of a troubled young woman in this fast-paced action thriller.

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114. Paris Spring - James Naughtie

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Paris, 1968: in a city alive with talk of revolution, Will finds himself in the thick of the action, a young spy whose first adventures behind the Iron Curtain have already given him a secret glamour. But now he gets news that threatens the closest and most complicated relationship in his life, with his younger brother. In the unforgettable weeks of a crisis that claims blood and tests his deepest loyalties, Flemyng lives and loves the tumult of a city in which his private fears teach him the secrets that lie beneath the raucous politics of the streets.

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115. Prayer - Philip Kerr

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Special Agent Gil Martins investigates domestic terrorism for the Houston FBI. Once a religious man, now his job makes him question the existence of a God who could allow the violence he sees every day. Gil is asked to investigate a series of unexplained deaths of victims known for their liberal views...

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116. Pursuit - Steve Monroe

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Present day: A major mob bust going down. The FBI pulls back surveillance, a killer flees. There's slaughter in the 'burbs of Chicago; a murderer heads downtown. Why did he do it? Where is he going? Above all, what will he do next? Detective Wallace Greer and his partner, Romar Jones, are hot on the killer's trail. They give chase through the Gold Coast and its tony restaurants, under the El in the East Loop, by Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, following the evidence, but always slightly behind; bodies mark the route. Five days in a cold Chicago winter. Motives collide. Psyches split. There's no rest, no time; it's all angles and action. They have to head off the killer, prevent killings too close to home. But can they catch him? Kill him? There's only one way to find out.

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117. Rattle - Fiona Cummins

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He has planned well. He leads two lives. In one he's just like anyone else. But in the other he is the caretaker of his family's macabre museum. Now the time has come to add to his collection. He is ready to feed his obsession, and he is on the hunt. Jakey Frith and Clara Foyle have something in common. They have what he needs...

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118. Red Death Over China (Large Print 16pt) - L. Ron Hubbard

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Heroes, honor and impossible odds. American pilot John Hampton is an in - between - he stands for nothing definite, cares about nothing, and knows nothing he wants. Owing allegiance to no nation, Hampton hires himself on as a pilot in the midst of China's civil war. On one side is Chiang Kai - shek and, on the other, the army of Mao Tse - tung - for whom he now works. But after his gunner is killed in a dogfight, Hampton's once devil - may - care attitude starts to change. When he rescues a captain with dispatches vital to the Chinese cause, Hampton is told the tale of the Red Pagoda, a lesson of life - and - death choices. Hampton's education proves pivotal - with an immense and deciding battle set to unfold, its outcome strangely lies in his hands. ALSO INCLUDES THE ADVENTURE STORIES ''THE CRATE KILLER'' AND ''WINGS OVER ETHIOPIA'' ''Highly recommended for aviation action/adventure pulp fiction.'' - Midwest Book Review

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119. Relative Danger - Charles Benoit

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120. Revel Knox Seven Times from Hell - Michael Shank

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Revel Knox is a man on the run. Is he good man or bad man? Did he kill in cold blood or was it in self-defense? What is it about the key, and who is the man pursuing him? "If you are not a fan of the western genre, you will be after reading Revel Knox. "The story of Revel Knox is intense, is written in a contemporary style, but remains true to the time and lifestyle of the west. This will grab you from the first sentence and keep you on the edge of your seat. "The twists and turns in the story-line will shock you as you are pulled into Revel's boots, and a surprise awaits every reader. "My only complaint after reading Revel Knox... I wanted more. This will certainly become a New York Times best seller!" Freeland M. Western Author Houston, Texas

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