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Honor's Knight

You said no?” the girl shrieked, crushing the letter in her fist. “You didn’t even think you should ask me first?”Her father folded his arms over and fixed her with the look that used to make his sold...

Morning Star

I rise into darkness, away from the garden they watered with the blood of my friends. The Golden man who killed my wife lies dead beside me on the cold metal deck, life snuffed out by his own son’s ha...

Emerald Green

PROLOGUE Belgravia, London, 3 July 1912 “THAT’S GOING to leave a nasty scar,” said the doctor, without looking up. Paul managed a wry smile. “Well, better than the amputation Mrs. Worry-guts here was ...

Ten Thousand Skies Above You

THE FIRST TIME I TRAVELED TO ANOTHER DIMENSION, I intended to take a life. Now I’m trying to save one.But I can’t do that unless I save myself. At the moment, I’m running through the winding streets o...

The Bourne Supremacy

Kowloon. The teeming final extension of China that is no part of the north except in spirit - but the spirit runs deep and descends into the caverns of men's souls without regard for the harsh, irrele...

The Bourne Identity

DIPLOMATS SAID TO BE LINKEDParis, 10 July - France expelled three high-ranking Cuban diplomats today in connection with the world-wide search for a man called Carlos, who is believed to be an importan...

Variant

This isn’t one of those scare-you-straight schools, is it?” I asked Ms. Vaughn, as we passed through the heavy chain-link gate. The fence was probably twelve feet tall, topped with a spool of razor wi...

Golden Son

My silence thunders. I stand on the bridge of my starship, arm broken and held in a gelcast, ion burns still raw on my neck. I’m bloodydamn tired. My razor coils around my good right arm like a cold m...

Proxy

THE THRILL OF THE JOB NEVER GOT OLD. JETH SEAGRAVE lived for it. For the way the anticipation sent electricity pulsing through his veins, making his blood burn hotter, his heart beat harder, and sharp...

The Rule of Thoughts

Michael was not himself.He lay on the bed of a stranger, staring up at a ceiling he had seen for the first time just the day before. He’d been disoriented and sick to his stomach all night, catching s...

Imprudence

In Which Queen Victoria Is Not Amused“We are not pleased, young lady. Not pleased at all.”Despite the acute sensation of being crushed under a hot fruitcake of embarrassment, Rue was impressed by Quee...

Ignite Me

My seventeen years have collapsed and buried me from the inside out. My legs feel full of sand and stapled together, my mind overflowing with grains of indecision, choices unmade and impatient as time...

If I Stay

Everyone thinks it was because of the snow. And in a way, I suppose that’s true.I wake up this morning to a thin blanket of white covering our front lawn. It isn’t even an inch, but in this part of Or...

A Thousand Pieces of You

MY HAND SHAKES AS I BRACE MYSELF AGAINST THE BRICK wall. Rain falls cold and sharp against my skin, from a sky I’ve never seen before. It’s hard to catch my breath, to get any sense of where I am. All...

The Immortal Crown

Mae Koskinen was one of her country’s most elite soldiers. She’d excelled enough in her early training to be hand-selected for the Praetorian Guard, a regiment of warriors whose lethal training was en...