“Meticulously researched and plotted like a noir thriller, The German Heiress tells a different story of WWII— of characters grappling with their own guilt and driven by the question of what they could have done to change the past.” —Jessica Shattuck, New York Times bestselling author of The Women in the Castle
For readers of The Alice Network and The Lost Girls of Paris, an immersive, heart-pounding debut about a German heiress on the run in post-World War II Germany.
Clara Falkenberg, once Germany’s most eligible and lauded heiress, earned the nickname “the Iron Fräulein” during World War II for her role operating her family’s ironworks empire. It’s been nearly two years since the war ended and she’s left with nothing but a false identification card and a series of burning questions about her family’s past. With nowhere else to run to, she decides to return home and take refuge with her dear friend, Elisa.
Narrowly escaping a near-disastrous interrogation by a British officer who’s hell-bent on arresting her for war crimes, she arrives home to discover the city in ruins, and Elisa missing. As Clara begins tracking down Elisa, she encounters Jakob, a charismatic young man working on the black market, who, for his own reasons, is also searching for Elisa. Clara and Jakob soon discover how they might help each other—if only they can stay ahead of the officer determined to make Clara answer for her actions during the war.
Propulsive, meticulously researched, and action-fueled, The German Heiress is a mesmerizing page-turner that questions the meaning of justice and morality, deftly shining the spotlight on the often-overlooked perspective of Germans who were caught in the crossfire of the Nazi regime and had nowhere to turn.
The New York Times bestselling series and basis for the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is now available in a new softcover format! This third compendium collects both Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe and Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour color edition story pages in one massive volume for maximum value. Get your hard-earned money's worth! Is Scott Pilgrim dating Ramona Flowers? Sometimes it's not exactly clear. And he's still got three evil exes to defeat, two of which are twins Kyle and Ken Katayanagi (along with their murderous robots). But it's the final evil ex Scott is really afraid of: Gideon Graves (rich, powerful, mysterious). Scott is clearly outmatched, and when he loses it all, will he have the strength to keep fighting?
The New York Times bestselling series and basis for the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is now available in a new softcover format! This second compendium collects both Scott Pilgrim and the Infinite Sadness and Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together color edition story pages in one massive volume for your convenience. Don't say we never did anything for you! Scott Pilgrim is dating Ramona Flowers, but he's still fighting his way through her seven evil exes. And now, one of his own evil exes has shown up: Envy Adams, who's dating Ramona's third evil ex, Todd Ingram (actual famous bass player guy). And if that's not enough, Ramona's fourth ex is Roxy Richter (ninja, not famous). As the exes get more powerful, can Scott level up and defeat them?
A decade and a half later, Scott Pilgrim is still taking on the world. The New York Times bestselling series and basis for the movie Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is now available in three new softcover editions!
This first compendium collects both Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World color edition story pages in one massive volume for easier bingeing. Never leave your house again! Scott Pilgrim wants Ramona Flowers to be his girlfriend. However, she's got baggage in the form of seven evil exes, all of whom Scott must defeat to win her heart! The first two are Matthew Patel (and his demon hipster girls) and Lucas Lee (movie star famous for... skateboarding?). Can Scott focus long enough to take them out?
For eons, Earth's safety has depended on a balance of three great powers: the Green, the force that unites all plant life; the Red, the force of all animal life; and the Rot, the force of death.
Each generation, the Green selects an avatar to serve as its protector--the Swamp Thing. But Dr. Alec Holland, the Green's current champion, isn't interested in being Swamp Thing.
Meanwhile the Rot's avatar is growing stronger, and the servants of decay are gaining ground. If Alec doesn't return to his duties soon, there might not be any Green left to protect...
Collects Swamp Thing #1-11 from writer Scott Snyder (Dark Nights: Metal) and artist Yanick Paquette (Wonder Woman: Earth One), with an introduction by Swamp Thing co-creator Len Wein.
It's finally here! Six years and almost one-thousand pages have all led to this epic finale! With six of Ramona's seven evil exes dispatched, it should be time for Scott Pilgrim to face Gideon Graves, the biggest and baddest of her former beaus. But didn't Ramona take off at the end of Book 5? Shouldn't that let Scott off the hook? Maybe it should, maybe it shouldn't, but one thing is for certain—all of this has been building to SCOTT PILGRIM'S FINEST HOUR!
Scott Pilgrim just turned 24, and things couldn't possibly be better! This means things are about to get infinitely worse! Suddenly, TWO of Ramona's evil ex-boyfriends are in town, and they're playing dirty. His band is in turmoil, and his own exes aren't making things any easier. And what's up with Ramona, anyway? She's been acting kinda weird ever since they moved in together! Scott's precious little life is coming back around to bite him in the butt, and it may not be pretty!
Does Scott and Ramona's burgeoning relationship have a future? Isn't Scott still supposedly dating Knives Chau? Who is Ramona's second evil ex-boyfriend, and why is he in Toronto? Who are The Clash At Demonhead, and what kind of bizarre art-punky music do they play? Who's their hot girl keyboardist, and what is Scott's relation to her? Why is The Clash At Demonhead Knives Chau's new favourite band? Fights! Drama! Secrets revealed! The answers to all these questions and more!
Scott Pilgrim has faced down six of Ramona Flowers's evil exes. But now that the happy couple is no more, was it even worth it? And if Scott and Ramona aren't together, then why do the ominous messages from Gideon Graves keep coming? This the end of the Scott Pilgrim saga like you've never seen it before—in full, glorious color with a bevy of extras! This is truly SCOTT PILGRIM'S FINEST HOUR!
In factories! In the sky! In your cars and phones! In your own home! Robots are everywhere! And they have been for a lot longer than you might realize.
From tea-serving robots in feudal Japan to modern rovers exploring Mars, robots have been humanity's partners, helpers, and protectors for centuries! Join one of the world's earliest robots, a mechanical bird named Pouli, as he explores where robots came from, how they work, and where they’re going in this informative and hilarious new book! Ever dreamt of building your own best friend? It might be easier than you think!
Every volume of Science Comics offers a complete introduction to a particular topic—dinosaurs, coral reefs, the solar system, volcanoes, bats, flying machines, and more. These gorgeously illustrated graphic novels offer wildly entertaining views of their subjects. Whether you're a fourth grader doing a natural science unit at school or a thirty year old with a secret passion for airplanes, these books are for you!
Red Hood, the rogue Robin. Artemis, the exiled Amazon. Bizarro, the flawed clone of Krypton. Together, these three unlikely allies make up the DC Universe's "Dark Trinity." As the Outlaws, they've taken to the shadows to take down evil...from the inside.
But when Bizarro gives his life in battle against a powerful villain, an even more dangerous enemy approaches: Lex Luthor, Metropolis' self-made, so-called Man of Steel. He has a plan to unleash a superior model of Red Hood and Artemis' strange teammate--a Bizarro 2.0, with a brilliant brain to match his unstoppable brawn.
Now this new Bizarro and his allies will be put to the ultimate test. An army of Gotham City's greatest crime-fighters--Batwoman, Nightwing, Azrael, Clayface and more--are out to bring the Outlaws to justice. Can the Dark Trinity remain united? And can Bizarro's bizarre transformation possibly last?
Find out in Red Hood and the Outlaws Vol. 3: Bizarro Reborn, an action-packed adventure from writer Scott Lobdell (Teen Titans, The Uncanny X-Men) and artists including Dexter Soy (Batman: Arkham Knight--Genesis), featuring the vigilante heroes of Batman: Detective Comics! Collects Red Hood and the Outlaws #12-18 and Annual #1.
“Remarkable . . . Scott Lynch’s first novel, The Lies of Locke Lamora, exports the suspense and wit of a cleverly constructed crime caper into an exotic realm of fantasy, and the result is engagingly entertaining.”—The Times (London)
An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the mysterious island city of Camorr. But young Locke Lamora dodges death and slavery, becoming a thief under the tutelage of a gifted con artist. As leader of the band of light-fingered brothers known as the Gentleman Bastards, Locke is soon infamous, fooling even the underworld’s most feared ruler. But in the shadows lurks someone still more ambitious and deadly. Faced with a bloody coup that threatens to destroy everyone and everything that holds meaning in his mercenary life, Locke vows to beat the enemy at his own brutal game—or die trying.
Praise for The Lies of Locke Lamora
“Fresh, original, and engrossing . . . gorgeously realized.”—George R. R. Martin
“Right now, in the full flush of a second reading, I think The Lies of Locke Lamora is probably in my top ten favorite books ever. Maybe my top five. If you haven’t read it, you should. If you have read it, you should probably read it again.”—Patrick Rothfuss, New York Times bestselling author of The Name of the Wind
“A unique fantasy milieu peopled by absorbing, colorful characters . . . Locke’s wit and audacity endear him to victims and bystanders alike.”—The Seattle Times
“A true genre bender, at home on almost any kind of fiction shelf . . . Lynch immediately establishes himself as a gifted and fearless storyteller, unafraid of comparisons to Silverberg and Jordan, not to mention David Liss and even Dickens.”—Booklist (starred review)
“High-octane fantasy . . . a great swashbuckling yarn of a novel.”—Richard Morgan
Bad boy, meet bad girl.
Dante has a shiny new cuff wrapped around his ankle, and he doesn’t like that mess one bit. His new accessory comes straight from Big Guy himself and marks the former demon as a liberator. Despite his gritty past and bad boy ways, Dante Walker has been granted a second chance.
When Dante is given his first mission as a liberator to save the soul of seventeen-year-old Aspen, he knows he’s got this. But Aspen reminds him of the rebellious life he used to live and is making it difficult to resist sinful temptations. Though Dante is committed to living clean for his girlfriend Charlie, this dude’s been a playboy for far too long…and old demons die hard.
With Charlie becoming the girl she was never able to be pre-makeover and Aspen showing him how delicious it feels to embrace his inner beast, Dante will have to go somewhere he never thought he’d return to in order to accomplish the impossible: save the girl he’s been assigned to, and keep the girl he loves.