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Firing point

"While on vacation in Barcelona, Jack Ryan, Jr. is surprised to run into an old friend at a small caf?. At first, Renee Moore seems surprised to see Jack, but then shejust seems irritated and distracted. After making plans to meet later, Jack leaves, only to miss the opportunity to ever speak to Renee again, as the caf? is destroyed minutes later by a suicide bomber. A desperate Jack plunges back into the ruins to save his friend, but it's too late. As she dies in his arms, she utters one word, "Sammler." When the police show up they are initially suspicious of Jack until they are called off by a member of the Spanish Intelligence Service. This mysterious sequence of events sends the young Campus operative on an unrelenting search tofind out the reason behind Renee's death. Along the way, he discovers that his old friend had secrets of her own--and some of them may have gotten her killed"--Provided by publisher.

Time bomb

"Six students are trapped in their school after a bomb goes off, and must fight to survive while discovering who among them is the bomber"--Provided by publisher.
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Any second

Kidnapped, abused, and brainwashed for five years, Elian is stopped in his mission to bomb a mall by Maya, who has crippling anxiety, and neither one will ever be the same again.
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The Boston Marathon bombing

running for their lives
Vivid storytelling and authentic dialogue bring an incredible story to life and place readers in the shoes of people who experienced one of the most frightening terrorist attacks on U.S. soil - the bombing of the Boston Marathon in 2013.
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The Unabomber

Agent Kathy Puckett and the hunt for a serial bomber
Presents the story of the FBI's investigation of the Unabomber and the work of Agent Kathy Puckett, a spy hunter and highly trained psychologist, who helped bring him to justice.
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A land of permanent goodbyes

"After their home in Syria is bombed, Tareq, his father, and his younger sister seek refuge, first with extended family in Raqqa, a stronghold for the militant group, Daesh, and then abroad"--Provided by publisher.
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El objetivo de Bourne

Jason Bourne, nearly killed in an ambush in Indonesia, assumes a new identity and recommences his quest to learn who he really is, but when an American passenger jet is shot down over Egypt by what appears to be an Iranian missile, he joins a global team, led by Soraya Moore, to investigate the attack and possibly prevent another world war.
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Birmingham, 1963

Describes the feelings of a fictional character who witnessed the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church bombings in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

Deja Vu

After a ferry is bombed in New Orleans, an A.T.F. agent joins a unique investigation using experimental surveillance technology to find the bomber, but soon finds himself becoming obsessed with one of the victims.


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