By Jon Courtenay Grimwood
A noir melding of ancient Chinese folklore, organised crime and cutting edge medical technology.A policeman is murdered in San Francisco. And spends the rest of the novel hunting down the man who did it. And trying to get the answer to some terrifying questions. Why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him. Again. And why is he being haunted by a nine tailed Albino fox? From the shell-shattered streets of Stalingrad in 1942 to the back allys of San Francisco's chinatown, evocative of place, crystal clear in its depiction of character this is literary fantastic fiction at its most compelling from one of the most exciting writers working today.
400 Billion Stars
By Paul McAuley
Dorothy Yoshida is a telepath, and a really rather good one at that. She's also a scientist, and when a small planet begins to manifest some unusual signs she is sent to investigate. The planet is more than it seems, and on further investigation the scientists begin to suspect it has been artificially altered.But despite their suspicions the only life they can detect is on the surface, none of which has advanced far above the level of animals. And despite the hopes of mankind to find something which will help them in a burgeoning war against other species, there seems to be nothing there to aid them.With Dorothy's arrival, however, they are in for some surprising discoveries.
515 Scrapbooking Ideas
By Vanessa-Ann Collection
Some of the projects have a delightful sense of fun ¿ such as a layout showing several pictures of a child¿s face superimposed on a bee¿s body with the line It¿s Great to ¿Bee¿ Me ¿ in the centre. Other designs possess a timeless and elegant style, such as treasured family photographs mounted on beautifully textured papers, set in classic frames and labelled with lovely script. Ideas for every special occasion appear - a new birth, recital, family trip, holidays, and more¿ So, if your die-cuts could use more pizzazz, if you need help displaying multiple photos, or if you have a special theme that could use a little extra space, look no further for entertaining and inspiring solutions!