Violette is now a student at the prestigious Ballet School of the Opéra, but the various rivalries and jealousies that begin to crop up between the young dancers take a turn that may prove disastrous for her. Meanwhile her sister, Emma, dreams of joining a hip-hop group, and stumbles through the first uncertain steps of romantic love...
In this nostalgic account, the Faldérault family sets out for a final summer vacation together before an impending marital separation disrupts the family dynamics for good. Along the way, heading south to France from Brussels, Pierre, Maddie, and their children revel in impromptu skinny-dips, family sing-alongs, and camping in the wild, ultimately finding a renewed zest for life-and vacation!
Adventure, drama, spies, secrets, and even a dash of romance. This extraordinary story tells the tale of two movie stars being pulled into the intrigue of counterintelligence and disinformation campaigns during World War II. Churchill is looking for someone to impersonate Britain's top general, and it's up to David Niven and Peter Ustinov to train the lucky lad. They're in a race against the clock and a battle against all the usual vices-wine and women included-to turn a second-rate actor into General Montgomery in this uproarious and award-winning graphic novel, where the truth might be stranger than fiction.
Captain Lexi Neel thought she'd sacrificed years of life with her daughter when she left Earth on a decades-long journey through the depths of space. But when a distress signal takes her out of hypersleep years ahead of schedule, she finds herself on the mysterious moon Aion, home to exotic wildlife and a research station dedicated to study of the moon's "particularities." It might mean a chance to start over as if she never left... As Lexi is about to learn, time is an experience.
Under the orders of Centurion Caius Bracca, Marcus Livius has led his band of Romans on an expedition to find a hidden civilization of immense riches, facing countless dangers and losing many of his men along the way. But when he finally reaches the distant land of Niangara, his arrival is not one of conquest: a world of slavery, madness, and shamans' spells awaits him. A world of death.
La Voie du sabre est le troisième et dernier volet de Griffe blanche, la série d'héroic fantasy de Serge Le Tendre et Olivier TaDuc. Cet ultime épisode permet de comprendre l'histoire de Griffe blanche - une héroïne qui se sacrifie pour racheter les fautes de son frère. Obligée de suivre « la voie du sabre », la jeune femme, parfaitement formée au combat, finit par rejoindre la princesse du peuple Dragon. L'affrontement final enfin peut avoir lieu ! Une série, située entre La Quête de l'oiseau du temps et Game of Thrones. Ce dernier album conclut de manière triomphale ce triptyque.
Bien mal acquis ne profite jamaisTucano, Texas. Chinaman vient livrer sa marchandise. L'heure est venue pour lui de dire adieu à ses compagnons de route, Zed Ashe et Horace Curry. Le premier compte se refaire rapidement les poches au poker. Le second aimerait se faire oublier quelque temps et accepte dans ce but un job dans la discrète "Maison des plaisirs", à proximité de la ville.
Mais Wild Catty et sa bande ne l'entendent pas de cette oreille. Horace est le seul à connaître la cache du butin du hold-up de Red Gulch ; Wild Catty n'a qu'une idée en tête : lui mettre la main dessus. Crawford, quant à lui, a un travail à terminer : exécuter tous ceux qui ont participé de près ou de loin au hold-up, car c'est de l'arme de l'un d'eux qu'est partie la balle qui a tué son fils. Les rues de Tucano s'apprêtent à servir de décor à un dangereux règlement de comptes...La fin d'un cycle Avec Tucano, neuvième volume de la série "Chinaman", Serge Le Tendre et Olivier TaDuc nous livrent le deuxième volet d'un diptyque commencé dans le tome 8, Les Pendus. L'album met en scène un Chinaman paradoxal. Notre héros aimerait exercer tranquillement son métier de convoyeur et se faire ainsi une place dans le monde des Blancs, mais il ne peut se résoudre à laisser ses deux infortunés compagnons se débrouiller seuls, même si le prix à payer pour leur venir en aide est de donner raison aux Blancs qui se méfient des "Chinetoques"... "Chinaman" n'est décidément pas un western comme les autres !
In a dystopian not-too-distant future in Japan, Hiro lives with his father on an island populated by androids, where they eke out a meager existence while trying to keep out of sight. But when they run afoul of a troop of high-tech military thugs, Hiro's dad sacrifices himself to save his son, turning Hiro's already-bleak world upside-down. He is then rescued by a samurai robot called a "yojimbot," and together they seek to avenge his father's death and make contact with a mysterious associate known only as the "rights holder," before the soldiers and their drones close in...
In a futuristic Paris, robots have evolved into sentient beings whose
rights are being revoked due to the perceived threat they pose to
human society. But not everyone has turned their backs on these so-
called mechas. When the cherish bot Karel and down-on-her-luck Elle
meet in the subway, they soon become friends, and something more... But
a robot resistance is forming, and the two of them are dragged
unwittingly into the chaos. Not only that, but Karel's programmed
life expectancy is mysteriously decreasing... Will they be able to stop
the countdown, and steer clear of both the robot rebels and human
Bitcoin is making giant strides throughout the world. Satoshi Nakamoto, its creator, continues as an enigmatic and cryptographic figure. Nonetheless, rumors surrounding his potential wealth have not gone unnoticed by the mafi a. He has also popped ups or the radar of the secret services. In fact, NSA agents have been searching for him for some time now. The opportunities that this crypto-currency has opened up within the fi nancial markets have turned Nakamoto into a hero admired in more and more places near and far. His fans would go to great lengths to protect and defend him. For many, simply managing monetary transactions and issuing bitcoins without the involvement of intermediaries as well as carrying out transactions collectively online are factors which promote values for a freer world: In hope for a better world.
It's Bagdad 2004. There are almost as many fighters in the private armies as there are official soldiers. When one of these mercenaries falls into homicidal madness and starts killing Iraqi civilians, the American government fear an international scandal. A young military legal advisor and a laconic ex-mercenary are sent on the trail of the killer.
Saburo is an ambitious young yakuza who provokes a war between rival factions in an attempt to overthrow the Oyabun Kodama, Tokyo's gang boss. But the sly old devil won't give up without a fight! Hoping to have Saburo killed, he orders Shi's release from prison, something the old blind warrior has been waiting thirty years for. Thirty years cut off from the rest of the world, unaware of the betrayal that sealed his fate. Sometimes, all that separates family and business is the width of a blade...
A suspense thriller from Denis Robert and Franck Biancarelli that'll keep you on the edge of your seat. How can an old, ill, rich man become immortal? By transplanting his brain into the body of a young athlete being pursued by the Mafia...
A man with the ability to talk to ghosts who tell him where to find missing people loses his gift when the ghosts abandon him after he helps a young woman search for her husband. Anxious to get his gift back, he hires Rork, an investigator of paranormal mysteries with his own special abilities, to help him find the ghosts again. Their quest takes them through forest and desert, through visions and fantastical encounters, through run-ins with distracters and a blast from the past...
Egg-balancing, hotdog-eating, baton-twirling-these are a few of the records people try to break in order to find themselves included in the World Book of Records. For those who make into the book, Paul Baron, a judge at the publication, is a hero. For others, whose dreams he denies, he's a villain. After one man's plan to achieve renown is destroyed, Paul learns that the man may have lost everything else, but he hasn't lost hope-the hope of joining other record-breakers in the book. But the record the man hopes to break is terrible, and Paul unfortunately has a role in his project.
A pharmaceutical testing center. Three human test subjects. Three pills a day for twenty-one days. And at the end, a check for 3,500 euros. Our three guinea pigs begin the test thinking they're in it for the money. Three weeks later, they leave transformed. Have their dreams come true, or will their lives become living nightmares?
When an Aryan baby is born to a Muslim woman living in Copenhagen, her husband's family shuns her. But DNA tests prove Sorraya's fidelity. And she is just the first in what soon becomes a rash of similar cases across Europe, threatening widespread social change even as they ignite passions in immigrant communities and incite familiar racial hatreds. What mysterious conspiracy connects a retrovirus, a young slacker biogeneticist, a former punkette, a dogged reporter, and pharmaceutical giant Keoxis? Clarke delivers a contemplative slice of near-future science fiction paced like a thriller but full of probing questions about our prejudices."The larger message, rightly or wrongly, is that understanding and empathy happens organically, though sometimes that means it never happens or happens too slowly, and that is perhaps part of the tragedy of the human condition." The Comics Beat
Where did he come from? All Mulo knows is that he grew up in an orphanage on the French mainland. Then he receives an enigmatic letter directing him to an island off the coast of Brittany and promising him a glimpse into his past. A ferry delivers Mulo to the island where, in a seemingly abandoned cannery, he discovers a clue to his past-and learns that for some, he's considered unfinished business. Drug busts, failed executions, and lousy weather-this is hardly an island holiday for a young mule on a quest. It doesn't get any better when the truth you seek is on an old VHS tape that should have been destroyed a long time ago.
The year is 1934. Rasputin holds the reins of government. When the Czar is mortally wounded in an ambush, the mad monk turns to his Council of Dark Mages and his former mentor, Baba Yaga. Together, they concoct a plan that involves trench warfare mechas, mind-to-mind transfers, and the long-lost heir to the Romanoff throne: Kyril Noskov, a hero of the war that's been raging since 1914, to which generations of Russian youth have been sacrificed. Roulot and Rodier's reimagining of a Russia that never was blends science fact and dark fantasy into a spellbinding fable of the price of power.
Hans Wagner decides to move with his wife Katie and daughter Lisa from Germany to Nigeria, where he has been offered a well-paid job. The lifestyle that comes with it is a nice extra: they'll have a housekeeper, there's a good international school, and their daughter will even be able to join a horseriding club. However, shortly after their arrival in Lagos it turns out that life there is less paradisiacal than they'd hoped...
Three willful women: one old wicked, one young and selfish, and the third in the prime of her life. A man murdered three ways: stabbed, bludgeoned, and drowned in a stream. The mystery brings brash young Inspector Laurenç to the postcard-perfect Norman village of Giverny, home to Impressionist Claude Monet's gardens and studio. Like any small town, Giverny has its secrets. But have they to do with greed? Lust? Missing paintings? Jealous husbands? Laurenç soon finds himself head over heels for a pretty schoolteacher-and in over his head. Dider Cassegrain brings Michel Bussi's bestselling novel to life in lush, delicate watercolors worthy of the famous canvases that lend the book its name: Monet's immortal Water Lilies...
1937: An island somewhere in the middle of the ocean, which Count Zaroff has chosen as his new hunting ground. He's tired of hunting the usual game - animals are far too easy to kill. He has set himself the supreme challenge: a prey that is both dangerous and unpredictable, in fact the only prey worth hunting - people. But when the Count brings down a Mafia boss, the "family" lands on the island looking for revenge. Suddenly, the roles are reversed and the Count finds himself being hunted. To make matters worse, the Mafiosi have kidnapped the Count's sister and her children and brought them to the island. If Zaroff doesn't find them soon, they'll all be killed. And he'll be next.
In the cruel, brutal world of the "maras"- Latin American gangs-violence, suffering, and crime batter flesh and are on display on members' tattooed bodies. Death is the only way out. Initiated into a gang in El Salvador at the age of thirteen, Samuel Santos finds a way to escape a few years later... at an impossibly high price. Now, in Caracas, where he's found some redemption, Samuel must seize his only chance to regain a part of himself-a part that had been ripped from him fourteen years earlier. Will he finally be able to write a new future over the tattoos from his past?
Tom Thomson, whose grandiose landscapes of Ontario's wilderness marked the entry of Canadian art into the modern era, died at a young age under troubling circumstances. His career as a painter was as brief as it was fundamental, in that it inspired the next great generation of Canadian painters, the iconic Group of Seven. Returning to the circumstances of the painter's sudden disappearance just as he was beginning to attain recognition, Sandrine Revel retraces his journey, sketching a subtle portrait of the artist while questioning nostalgia in art as it attaches itself to artists. This is a book about memory and the past: troubling, beautiful, and melancholic, like the passage of time.