The time is 1939 and the place is Poland, country of Antonina Zabinski and her significant other, Dr. Jan Zabinski. The Warsaw Zoo prospers under Jan's stewardship and Antonina's care. At the point when their nation is attacked by the Nazis, Jan and Antonina are compelled to answer to the Reich's recently selected boss zoologist, Lutz Heck. The Zabinskis clandestinely start working with the Resistance and put enthusiastically plans to spare the lives of hundreds from what has turned into the Warsaw Ghetto.
At an atomic plant in Chai Wan, a programmer causes the coolant pumps to overheat and detonate. Not long after in Chicago, the Mercantile Trade Exchange gets hacked, making soy fates rise. The Chinese government and the FBI establish that the hack was created by a Remote Access Tool. A military officer in China's digital fighting unit, Captain Chen Dawai , is entrusted to discover the general population in charge of the assaults, and enrolls the guide of his sister Chen Lien, a hacking engineer.
Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.
A young American in Paris works as a personal shopper for a celebrity. She seems to have the ability to communicate with spirits, like her recently deceased twin brother. Soon, she starts to receive ambiguous messages from an unknown source.
First there was an opportunity, then there was a betrayal. Twenty years later, Mark Renton returns to the only place that he can ever call home. There waiting for him are old buddies Spud, Sick Boy and Begbie. Sorrow, loss, joy, vengeance, hatred, love, fear, regret, self-destruction and mortal danger are also all lined up and ready to welcome him.
After the death of his older brother Joe, Lee Chandler is shocked that Joe has made him sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, Randi, and the community where he was born and raised.
Tom is a World War I veteran who maintains a lighthouse off the shore of Australia with his wife Isabel, a woman desperate to have a baby. Her prayers are answered when an infant washes up on shore in a rowboat. Tom thinks they should notify the authorities but ultimately gives in to Isabel's wish to keep the girl. Fate strikes again when the couple meet the child's biological mother on the mainland. Now, Tom and Isabel must make a decision that will forever affect the lives of four people.
A frontier woman turns fugitive when she is wrongly accused of a crime she didn't commit and is hunted by a vengeful preacher. From the moment the new reverend climbs the pulpit, Liz knows she and her family are in great danger. In four chapters we see how she must fight to keep herself and her family safe, but also how things have become the way they are.
Zurich Condoll is a student at Frederick Douglass University and is proud to be a pledge at a famous African-American fraternity. But anti-hazing rules have driven his Hell Week underground, and the veteran members of his fraternity have degenerated into a pack of vicious, drunken, sadistic louts.
Ben Cash, his wife Leslie and their six children live deep in the wilderness of Washington state. Isolated from society, Ben and Leslie devote their existence to raising their kids - educating them to think critically, training them to be physically fit and athletic, guiding them in the wild without technology and demonstrating the beauty of co-existing with nature. When Leslie dies suddenly, Ben must take his sheltered offspring into the outside world for the first time.