The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Score: 4.5
From 295 Ratings

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August


  • Author: Claire North
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 2456314 Bytes


Wildly original, funny and moving, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North.Harry August is on his deathbed. Again.No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. "I nearly missed you, Doctor August," she says. "I need to send a message."This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow....

THE PORTAL OF TIME: Sci-Fi Time Travel Collection

THE PORTAL OF TIME: Sci-Fi Time Travel Collection


  • Author: H.G. Wells, Ayn Rand, Mark Twain, H. Beam Piper, Philip K. Dick, Fritz Leiber, Andre Norton, Lester del Rey, August Derleth & Frederik Pohl
  • Release Date : 2018-08-19
  • Genre: Short Stories
  • File Size: 5106299 Bytes


This meticulously edited SF time travel collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: H. G. Wells: The Time Machine Ayn Rand: Anthem Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court H. Beam Piper: Flight from Tomorrow Philip K. Dick: The Skull The Variable Man Fritz Leiber: The Big Time Andre Norton: Key Out of Time The Time Traders The Defiant Agents Lester Del Rey: Pursuit ...And It Comes Out Here August Derleth: A Traveler in Time Frederik Pohl: The Tunnel Under the World The Day of the Boomer Dukes...

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Score: 4
From 59 Ratings

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Redhook
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316399630


The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Book Description :

Wildly original, funny and moving, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. "I nearly missed you, Doctor August," she says. "I need to send a message." This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow. Mor...

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Score: 4
From 58 Ratings

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316399630


The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Book Description :

Wildly original, funny and moving, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. "I nearly missed you, Doctor August," she says. "I need to send a message." This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow. Mor...

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Score: 4
From 60 Ratings

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405528252


The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Book Description :

'ONE OF THE FICTION HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DECADE' Judy Finnigan, Richard and Judy Book Club Featured in the Richard and Judy Book Club, the BBC Radio 2 Book Club and the Waterstones Book Club Winner of the John W. Campbell Award Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award SOME STORIES CANNOT BE TOLD IN JUST ONE LIFETIME No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes - until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. 'I nearly missed you, Doctor August,' she says. 'I need to send a message.' This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did...

Touch
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

Touch


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2015-02-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780356504575


Touch Book Description :

The electrifying new thriller from the author of the acclaimed The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. Kepler is like you, but not like you. With a simple touch, Kepler can move into any body, live any life - for a moment, a day or for years. And your life could be next. SOME PEOPLE TOUCH LIVES. OTHERS TAKE THEM. I DO BOTH. 'Just extraordinary' Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go 'North's talent shines out' Sunday Times 'Dazzlingly imaginative' Sunday Mirror 'Breathless and brilliantly original' Love Reading 'Destined to be one of the biggest thrillers of the year' Rick O'Shea, radio presenter Discover the mesmerising new novel from one of the most original new voices in modern fiction. Also by Claire North The First Fifteen Lives of Harry Augu...

The Sudden Appearance of Hope
Score: 3.5
From 180 Ratings

The Sudden Appearance of Hope


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Redhook
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316335973


The Sudden Appearance of Hope Book Description :

The World Fantasy Award-winning thriller about a girl no one can remember, from the acclaimed author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K. My name is Hope Arden, and you won't know who I am. But we've met before - a thousand times. It started when I was sixteen years old. A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at me and sees a stranger. No matter what I do, the words I say, the crimes I commit, you will never remember who I am. That makes my life difficult. It also makes me dangerous. The Sudden Appearance of Hope is a riveting and heartbreaking exploration of identity and existence, about a forgotten girl whose story will stay with you forever. More by Claire North:...

The Gameshouse

The Gameshouse


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2019-05-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316491570


The Gameshouse Book Description :

The World Fantasy Award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August presents a mesmerizing tale of a gambling house whose deadly games of chance and skill control the fate of empires. Everyone has heard of the Gameshouse. But few know all its secrets. . . It is the place where fortunes can be made and lost through chess, backgammon -- every game under the sun. But those whom fortune favors may be invited to compete in the higher league. . . a league where the games played are of politics and empires, of economics and kings. It is a league where Capture the Castle involves real castles, where hide and seek takes place on the scale of a continent. Among those worthy of competing in the higher league, three unusually talented contestants p...

84K
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

84K


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Release Date : 2018-05-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316316781


84K Book Description :

A powerful dystopian vision of a world where money reigns supreme, from a World Fantasy Award-winning author. "An extraordinary novel that stands with the best of dystopian fiction, with dashes of The Handmaid's Tale." -- -Cory Doctorow The penalty for Dani Cumali's murder: $84,000. Theo works in the Criminal Audit Office. He assesses each crime that crosses his desk and makes sure the correct debt to society is paid in full. These days, there's no need to go to prison -- provided that you can afford to pay the penalty for the crime you've committed. If you're rich enough, you can get away with murder. But Dani's murder is different. When Theo finds her lifeless body, and a hired killer standing over her and calmly calling the police to confess, he c...

A Brightness Long Ago
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

A Brightness Long Ago


  • Author : Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143192640


A Brightness Long Ago Book Description :

From the internationally bestselling author of Tigana and The Lions of Al-Rassan comes a masterful new novel set in a vivid world evoking early Renaissance Italy and offering an extraordinary cast of characters whose lives come together through destiny, love, and ambition. In a chamber overlooking the nighttime waterways of a maritime city, a man recalls his youth and the people who shaped his life. Danio Cerra's intelligence won him entry to a renowned school even though he was only the son of a tailor. He took service at the court of a count--and soon learned why that man was known as the Beast. Danio's fate changed the moment he recognized Adria Ripoli as she entered the Beast's chambers one autumn night, intending to kill. Born to power, Adria ha...

Replay
Score: 4
From 73 Ratings

Replay


  • Author : Ken Grimwood
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-09-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062030696


Replay Book Description :

Jeff Winston, forty-three, didn't know he was a replayer until he died and woke up twenty-five years younger in his college dorm room; he lived another life. And died again. And lived again and died again -- in a continuous twenty-five-year cycle -- each time starting from scratch at the age of eighteen to reclaim lost loves, remedy past mistakes, or make a fortune in the stock market. A novel of gripping adventure, romance, and fascinating speculation on the nature of time, Replay asks the question: "What if you could live your life over again?"...

The Serpent
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Serpent


  • Author : Claire North
  • Publisher : Redhook
  • Release Date : 2015-11-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316336000


The Serpent Book Description :

In 17th Century Venice exists a mysterious establishment known only as the Gameshouse. There, fortunes are made and fortunes are broken over games of chess, backgammon and every other game under the sun. But those whom fortune favours may be invited to compete in the higher league . . . a league where the games played are of politics and empires, of economics and kings. It is a league where Capture the Castle involves real castles, where hide and seek takes place on a scale as big as the British Isles. Not everyone proves worthy of competing in the higher league. But one woman, who is about to play, may just exceed everyone's expectations. Though she must always remember: the higher the stakes, the more deadly the rules . . ....