The spectacular international bestseller that introduced Washington-based homicide detective Alex Cross and launched James Patterson's career as one of the fastest-selling thriller writers in the world -- now reissued in striking new cover style. He had always wanted to be famous. When he kidnapped two well-known rich kids, it was headline news. Then one of them was found -- dead -- and the whole nation was in uproar. For such a high-profile case, they needed the top people -- Alex Cross, a black detective with a PhD in psychology, and Jezzie Flanagan, an ambitious young Secret Service agent -- yet even they were no match for the killer. He had the unnerving ability to switch from blood-crazed madness to clear-eyed sanity in an instant. But was he the helpless victim of a multiple-personality disorder -- or a brilliant, cold-blooded manipulator?
Geronimo Stilton returns with another adventure, this time in his humble attic where a golden staircase leads to a door to another kingdom, The Kingdom of Fantasy! This incredible quest of the lovable and eccentric talking mouse, leads into the dark and bewitching world of fairies and witches.
Attempts to understand the meaning of Shiva worship, by exploring various pictorial images of Shiva iconography, taking us through Shaivite philosophy, beliefs, history, folklore and myth. Written in a narrative style , and interspersed with familiar and unfamiliar tales retold, this book reaches out to young and old alike.
If you thought Wall Street was about alpha males standing in trading pits hollering at each other, think again. That world is dead. Now, the world's money is traded by computer code, inside black boxes in heavily guarded buildings. This title tells the story of how one group of ingenious oddballs and misfits set out to expose what was going on.