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Once Darkness Falls

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After Darkness Falls

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Author: May Sage
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They’ve exterminated an entire bloodline, purging the world of the only creatures vampires dread. Or so they think. Chloe used to study hard, do everything right to pave a bright future, but children sometimes have to pay for their parents’ sins, and Chloe’s tab is pretty steep. At twenty-five, when a series of attacks forces her to seek refuge in the notorious Institute of Paranormal Studies, Chloe sees it as a second chance to achieve her goals. She believes she has nothing to lose. She couldn’t be more mistaken. Levi has had centuries to observe the mortals and immortals of this world. He knows what the sassy woman who entered his domain is at first glance. A relic of the old days, so ancient that even an elder lord descended from the first immortals has reason to fear her. He should slit her throat while he has the chance. He should. After Darkness Falls is a series of standalone paranormal romance novels.

Darkness on His Bones

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Author: Barbara Hambly
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Simon. Something frightful has happened to Jamie. Please come . . . When James Asher is found unconscious in the cemetery of the Church of St. Clare Pieds-Nus with multiple puncture-wounds in his throat and arms, his wife, Lydia, knows of only one person to call: the vampire Don Simon Ysidro. Old friend and old adversary, he is the only one who can help Lydia protect her unconscious, fevered husband from the vampires of Paris. Why James has been attacked – and why he was called to Paris in the first place – Lydia has no idea. But she knows that she must find out, and quickly. For with James wavering between life and death, and war descending on the world, their slim chance of saving themselves from the vampires grows slimmer with each passing day . . .

Under Fire: The Untold Story of the Attack in Benghazi

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Author: Fred Burton,Samuel M. Katz
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The New York Times bestselling inside account of the attack against the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence outposts in Benghazi, Libya On the night of September 11, 2012, the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, Libya, came under ferocious attack by a heavily armed group of Islamic terrorists. The prolonged firefight, and the attack hours later on a nearby CIA outpost, resulted in the deaths of four Americans, including the American ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, the Information Officer, Sean Smith, and two former Navy SEALs, Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty, working for the Central Intelligence Agency. After the fall of Qaddafi, Benghazi was transformed into a hotbed of fundamentalist fervor and a den of spies for the northern half of the African continent. Moreover, it became the center of gravity for terrorist groups strategically situated in the violent whirlwinds of the Arab Spring. On the eleventh anniversary of the 9/11 attacks against the United States, a group of heavily armed Islamic terrorists had their sights set on the U.S. diplomatic and intelligence presence in the city. Based on the exclusive cooperation of eyewitnesses and confidential sources within the intelligence, diplomatic, and military communities, Fred Burton and Samuel M. Katz reveal for the first time the terrifying twelve-hour ordeal confronted by Ambassador Christopher Stevens, Sean Smith, his Diplomatic Security (DS) contingent, and the CIA security specialists who raced to rescue them. More than just the minute-by-minute narrative of a desperate last stand in the midst of an anarchic rebellion, Under Fire is an inspiring testament to the bravery and selflessness of the men and women who put their country first while serving in one of the most dangerous regions in the world.

Darkness Falls

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Author: Cate Tiernan
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Nastasya has lived for hundreds of years, but for some reason, life never seems to get any better. She left her spoiled, rich girl life to find peace at River's Edge, a safe haven for wayward immortals. There, she learned to embrace River's Edge, despite som drama involving the sexy Reyn, who she wants but won't allow herself to have. But just as she's getting comfortable, her family's ties to dark magick force her to leave. She falls back into her old, hard partying ways, but will her decision lead her into the hands of a dark immortal? Or will it be her first step to embracing the darkness within her?

In My Mind’s Eye

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Author: Phillip Dunn
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This book takes you on a journey through my mind and soul. With this collection, you get a nice mixture of fantasies, music, heartbreak, and inspirational and general poems all wrapped up into one roller-coaster ride of a unique collection.

After the Devastation

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Author: Paul M. Lewis
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In 2024, the world is on the brink of nuclear war and environmental disaster. Nora Del Bosque tells her husband, Aden Delaterre, she must go to Chicago, to the new headquarters of the UN, to report on a crucial meeting. With the world situation looking grim, Aden fears for Nora’s safety. As an environmental specialist, he understands the danger all too well. His fears are confirmed when global disaster strikes during Nora’s trip, and the two are lost to each other. In the ensuing years, they each lead lives in isolated communities without modern technology or the conveniences once taken for granted. Both become leaders within these fragments of civilization, facing a wide range of conflicts. In the process, Nora and Aden discover their own intuitive awakening and come to know and rely on their personal spirit guides—in hopes of one day finding each other. In this tale of romance, political intrigue, and mysticism, humanity faces a post-apocalyptic crisis of devastating proportions.

Deathstalker Honor

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Author: Simon R. Green
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Official hero of the great rebellion, Owen Deathstalker fought impossible odds to throw down the Empress Lionstone XIV and destroy the corrupt Empire. That should have been enough to be feted, honored, and finally retired. Unfortunately, the new Parliament has some different ideas. There's no rest for a Deathstalker. As newly appointed Imperial bounty hunter, Owen tracks down the most dangerous war criminals. His current target: Valentine Wolfe, depraved right hand of the Empress and so-called "butcher of Virimonde." Valentine’s latest atrocities are both staggering and deeply personal to Owen, but revenge may have to wait. Humanity faces extermination from enemies new and old, while the fledgling Parliament struggles to maintain control. Worse still, something is alive and beginning to stir in the Darkvoid. The odds are stacked against him again, but Owen Deathstalker will have to face his destiny one more time...or forever damn the future of mankind. Deathstalker: Honor is the fourth book in New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green's beloved space opera series.

Darkness Falls

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Author: Keri Arthur
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THE FINAL BOOK IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SERIES BY “ONE OF THE BEST URBAN FANTASY AUTHORS IN PRINT TODAY.”—Darque Reviews New York Times bestselling author Keri Arthur brings her Dark Angels series to a breathtaking conclusion as half-werewolf, half-Aedh Risa Jones treads a knife’s edge between the salvation of the human race and its total annihilation. The search for the last key to the gates of hell has begun, and half-werewolf, half-Aedh Risa Jones is in more danger than ever—and one misstep could prove ruinous. It's only a matter of time before Madeleine Hunter, the dangerous head of the vampire council, begins her hunt for complete domination. And for Risa, that comes with an alarming ultimatum: hand over the last key to Hunter or, one by one, her loved ones will die. Now, it’s a race against time for Risa to save those she loves, and to stop Hunter's apocalyptic plan to open the very gates of hell. INCLUDES A BONUS EXCERPT OF KERI ARTHUR’S FIREBORN

Darkness Falls

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Author: David Mark
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A city united in grief. A journalist ready to kill to keep his secrets. A copper capable of darker deeds than murderers. An unworldly detective fighting to save an innocent man. Darkness Falls is the prequel to the DS Aector McAvoy crime thriller series.

Aisling's Woods

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Author: F. A. Ludwig
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When a government agent vanishes in the woods near her new home, Aisling finds herself involved in a mystery, one that began before she was born. Returned to the town of her birth for her last year of high school, she is presented with one surprise after another. There’s a troll living beneath the river bridge, and there is a toll that must be paid to cross. An ancient wolf follows her through the woods, and a strange landlord, who seems to have been waiting for her return... for nearly seventeen years. Finding herself in a struggle to discover her own unusual heritage and deal with a problem the residents of the woods have given her... she must discover a way to save their world and hers. She must plan an attack against an ancient evil as she leads her newfound friends through inter-dimensional portals to battle an evil enemy as old as time itself.

Dark Soul Silenced - Parts One & Two

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Author: Simon Goodson
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A hunted girl. A marked soul. Will he choose redemption or damnation? Daniel can barely control his aching bloodlust. The newly-made vampire’s diminishing humanity compels him to fight off the cravings and let sunlight incinerate his abominable flesh. But when the soft light of dawn takes his darkness instead, Daniel is left with incredible powers and no memory of who he used to be... After helping a family fight off bandits, he discovers a girl with dark abilities of her own. In a world where magic is a death sentence, Daniel must help them ward off witchhunters while convincing his allies that he’s regained his soul. But with their persecutors closing in, can the reformed vampire protect the magical girl or will his darker nature destroy them all? Dark Soul Silenced is an epic fantasy crafted in a medieval world. If you like vampires with teeth, complicated characters, and evil with a twist, then you’ll love Simon Goodson’s imaginative saga. Buy Dark Soul Silenced to tempt the darkness today!

Song of the Damned

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Author: Sarah Rayne
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A macabre liturgy. A mysterious carving. An intriguing 200-year-old mystery for music researcher Phineas Fox to solve. The headmistress of Cresacre Abbey School has asked Phineas Fox to establish whether an opera, to be performed as part of the school’s bicentenary celebrations, plagiarises an earlier work. During the course of his investigations, Phin discovers that curious legends about the school’s past still linger, including the fate of a group of nuns who disappeared without trace more than 200 years before. What exactly happened to them? And who is the mysterious Ginevra, the shadowy figure whose true identity has never been known ...? As he delves further, Phin begins to unravel a series of interlocking secrets, each one more puzzling – and sinister – than the last.

The Treason of the Ghosts

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Author: Paul Doherty
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Five years ago in the village of Melford, a local lord, Sir Roger Chapeley, was executed for a spate of vicious murders. But now other young girls have been violated and garrotted, and the dead lord's son, Maurice, insists that a miscarriage of justice has taken place. As if in support of his assertion, someone is exacting their own kind of justice as, one by one, the leaders of the jury which sent the lord to the gibbet are brutally murdered. Edward of England sends his chief clerk, Sir Hugh Corbett, to Melford to discover the truth. Seeking connections between the deaths, Corbett faces the difficult task of unveiling the secrets of a distrustful community who it seems increasingly likely are the victims of a serial murderer. But who then is killing the jurors? One thing is certain, whoever the killer, or killers, may be, they will do anything to stop their identity being revealed... The twelfth book in the wonderful Hugh Corbett series.

Nocturne

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Author: James Attlee
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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“Nobody who has not taken one can imagine the beauty of a walk through Rome by full moon,” wrote Goethe in 1787. Sadly, the imagination is all we have today: in Rome, as in every other modern city, moonlight has been banished, replaced by the twenty-four-hour glow of streetlights in a world that never sleeps. Moonlight, for most of us, is no more. So James Attlee set out to find it. Nocturne is the record of that journey, a traveler’s tale that takes readers on a dazzling nighttime trek that ranges across continents, from prehistory to the present, and through both the physical world and the realms of art and literature. Attlee attends a Buddhist full-moon ceremony in Japan, meets a moon jellyfish on a beach in Northern France, takes a moonlit hike in the Arizona desert, and experiences a lunar eclipse on New Year’s Eve atop the snowbound Welsh hills. Each locale is illuminated not just by the moonlight he seeks, but by the culture and history that define it. We learn about Mussolini’s pathological fear of moonlight; trace the connections between Caspar David Friedrich, Rudolf Hess, and the Apollo space mission; and meet the inventors of the Moonlight Collector in the American desert, who aim to cure all kinds of ailments with concentrated lunar rays. Svevo and Blake, Whistler and Hokusai, Li Po and Marinetti are all enlisted, as foils, friends, or fellow travelers, on Attlee’s journey. Pulled by the moon like the tide, Attlee is firmly in a tradition of wandering pilgrims that stretches from Basho to Sebald; like them, he presents our familiar world anew.

The Claudia Seferius Mysteries, Bundle #4

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Author: Marilyn Todd
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In these three historical mysteries, the widow Claudia proves to be a “spunky and independent sleuth” amid the decadent mayhem of Ancient Rome (Publishers Weekly). Second Act As Saturnalia approaches, widow Claudia Seferius opens her estate to a traveling troupe of actors. What she doesn’t know is that a murderer hides among them. But the Gravedigger isn’t the only dangerous act in town. Roman investigator Marcus Orbilio needs Claudia to help him find the vicious Saturnalia Rapist—a criminal he thought he’d put to death years ago . . . Widow’s Pique When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, the widowed wine merchant assumes he wants to talk business. But she soon finds herself a virtual prisoner in a land where brutality is the norm. And where is he? If the king was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the palace? And why, when she witnesses a murder, does no one believe her? Stone Cold Claudia was just ten when her father went to war and never returned. Now it’s time to uncover the truth about his disappearance. Her search takes her to the forests of Gaul, where Druid Law rules and human sacrifice is still practiced in secret. Claudia notices that several young women have gone missing, and while suspicion falls on a mysterious character who lives in the woods, she isn’t convinced. Nor has it escaped her that each victim is an unblemished beauty . . . just like Claudia.

A Witch's Touch

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Author: S.E. Smith
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The Blood Covenant: Book One of The Medici Warrior Series

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Author: Emily Bex
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Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy fans will become enchanted with this deliciously dark and scandalous series by International Bestselling Author Emily Bex. It's everything vampire romances should be made of! "Blood Covenant combines the hedonistic jet-setting pleasures of BILLIONAIRE ROMANCE and the dirty little secret thrills of a DEAD SEXY VAMPIRE!" - Katalina Leon, USA Today Bestselling Author "This series is going to HIT THE CHARTS... what an epic tale. Thank you Emily from a NEW FAN!" - Cheryl, Amazon Reviewer When he met her, he knew how it would end. Shade Medici, a warrior king and sole male heir to the dynasty, is expected to mate and produce an heir to secure the continuation of the Medici coven. He's waited over five hundred years for the right mate, and when he meets Kate Reese, his attraction is more than primal - it's merciless. She's also mortal. Kate is fresh off a broken engagement and reluctant to open her heart, but her hesitations are no match for the unrelenting pursuits of the vampire king. Their passion for each other is searing...and not everyone is happy about it. Namely the ruling Council. As they fight against deceit, treachery, and those who aim to see their love fail, Shade also struggles to control his impulses as Kate is immersed into his dark and dangerous world, but it's imperative he prepare her for the changes that will be demanded of her should she choose to bind herself to him through the blood covenant. All that scorches and glitters isn't gold, and she quickly learns that falling in love with a vampire comes at a hefty price: It may just cost her everything. "Scorching", "riveting", and hailed as "the NEXT BIG THING", The Medici Warrior Series follows the exploits of a vampire dynasty that spans four generations in a multi-genre novel with elements of paranormal, smoldering romance, and historical fiction. Get your copy today! Your vampire king is waiting...

Stone Cold

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Author: Marilyn Todd
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The Watcher waited until she bent down to gather a handful of bilberries. The woodland floor was soft and springy. The Watcher’s feet made no sound. Claudia was just ten when her father marched off to war and never came home. Now it’s time to uncover the truth about his disappearance. Her search takes her to the dark forests of Gaul, where Druid Law rules and human sacrifice is still practiced in secret. Staying at the villa of the cold, commanding Marcia, Claudia notices that several young women have gone missing, and while suspicion falls on a mysterious character who lives in the woods, she isn’t convinced. Marcia only employs perfectionists for her projects. Nor has it escaped her notice that each victim is unblemished and in the fullness of bloom. Just like Claudia…

Skin Trade

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Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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A vampire is on a murder spree in Sin City in this Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Laurell K. Hamilton. When a vampire serial killer sends Anita Blake a grisly souvenir from Las Vegas, she has to warn Sin City’s local authorities what they’re dealing with. Only it’s worse than she thought. Police officers and one executioner have been slain—paranormal style. Anita heads to Vegas, where’s she’s joined by three other federal marshals, including the ruthless Edward hiding behind his mild-mannered persona. It’s a good thing Edward always has her back, because, when she gets close to the bodies, Anita senses “tiger” too strongly to ignore it. And the weretigers are powerful in Las Vegas, which means the odds of her rubbing someone very powerful the wrong way just got a lot higher…

Encyclopedia of Depression [2 volumes]

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Author: Linda Wasmer Andrews
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Encyclopedia of Depression [2 volumes] by Linda Wasmer Andrews Book Resume:

Written in clear, nontechnical language, and filled with lively historical and cultural highlights, this comprehensive reference work is a scientifically grounded yet thoroughly readable introduction to depressive disorders. • About 300 entries on depression, including the genetic, biological, environmental, and personality factors underlying it as well as the latest treatments • Brief bibliographies with each entry, directing readers to additional print and online sources • Fascinating sidebars on issues, breakthroughs, and famous persons who suffered from depression, including Abraham Lincoln, Charles Dickens, Irving Berlin, Vincent van Gogh, and Georgia O'Keeffe • A comprehensive index

Treasures and Travails

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Author: Chuma Mbaeyi
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A collection of poems exploring popular themes of love, romance, hope, despondency, conflict, contradictions, and the inspiration that comes from nature.

Judaism in Biological Perspective

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Author: Rick Goldberg
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Can there be rational examples of the compatibility between natural science and Judaism? This book offers a strikingly novel perspective on traditional and contemporary Judaic practices. For those with some Judaic knowledge, there are biological explanations in these chapters not seen elsewhere. For those well-versed in evolutionary theory, the authors' perspectives suggest new approaches to the scientific study of religion. Topics include the monistic tendency, biblical polygyny, biblical family conflict, circumcision and proselytes, sacrificial-ritualistic mitzvot (obligations), periodic conjugal separation, Judaic traditionalism, male and female reproductive strategies, and the relationship between costly signaling and prestige.

Quality Hollywood

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Author: Geoff King
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What defines 'quality' in contemporary Hollywood film? Although often seen as inhospitable to such work, the studios of the blockbuster-franchise era continue to produce features that make claims to higher status. Films such as The Social Network, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and Mystic River are marked as distinctive from the mainstream norm. But how exactly, and how are such qualities mixed with more familiar Hollywood ingredients, as found in larger doses in other examples such as Blood Diamond and the blockbuster-scale Inception? Quality Hollywood is the first book to address these issues, featuring close analysis of case study films, critical responses and the wider notions of cultural value on which these draw. Geoff King argues that such films retain a presence as a minority strand of studio output. The reasons for this combine factors relating to economics, the power of certain filmmakers and Hollywood's investment in its own prestige.

Hellworld

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Author: Simon R. Green
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Before Owen Deathstalker, there was the Twilight of the Empire... Hellworld. Wolf IV. It’s the next stop for Captain Scott Hunter, who’d been given a choice. Get booted, or join the Hell Squads. For Russel Corbie, it was prison or the Hell Squads. Megan DeChance was an ESPer, so for her the only other choice was death. That’s the kind of choice you’re given when your new job puts you on the frontlines of the dangerous unknown... “Lots of action, an uncomplicated plot, plenty of exotic dangers and scenes, the kind of story you read to clear your mind of everyday hassles.” Science Fiction Chronicle on Hellworld Hellworld has previously been published singly, as well as in the omnibus editions Twilight of the Empire (US) and Deathstalker Prelude (UK). Be sure to enjoy the other Prelude/Twilight of the Empire novels Mistworld and Ghostworld, and the entire Deathstalker series, all from New York Times bestselling author Simon R. Green.

Heart of Darkness

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Author: Joseph Conrad
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The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide.The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of the barges drifting up with the tide seemed to stand still in red clusters of canvas sharply peaked, with gleams of varnished sprits. A haze rested on the low shores that ran out to sea in vanishing flatness. The air was dark above Gravesend, and farther back still seemed condensed into a mournful gloom, brooding motionless over the biggest, and the greatest, town on earth...

Haunted America & Other Paranormal Travels

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Author: Sherri Granato
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Haunted America & Other Paranormal Travels allows the reader to discover haunted venues in every state in America and even some abroad. Creepy tales from celebrities, ghost-riddled trains and highways, eerie phenomena, and unexplained anomalies. Its all here if you dare.

When Darkness Falls

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Author: Docia Shultz Williams
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
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Once again, well-known ghost story writer Docia Williams brings us an all-new book about recent ghost sightings and mysterious happenings in the Alamo City. A chilling book for those wanting a guide to places where spirits are known to rendezvous or for those who just like a good ghost story.

Colour Design

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Author: Janet Best
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Colour Design: Theories and Applications, Second Edition, provides information on a broad spectrum of colour subjects written by seasoned industry professionals and academics. It is a multidisciplinary book that addresses the use of colour across a range of industries, with a particular focus on textile colouration. Part One deals with the human visual system, colour perception and colour psychology, while Part Two focuses on the practical application of colour in design, including specifically in textiles and fashion. Part Three covers cultural and historical aspects of colour, as well as recent developments, addressing areas such as dyes and pigments, architecture, colour theory, virtual reality games, colour printing, website development, and sustainability. This revised, expanded, and updated edition reflects recent technological developments, and new industry priorities. Bringing together the science of colouration and the more artistic elements of design, this book supports students, academics, and industry professionals in developing a deep knowledge of colour use. It will also be an important reference for those involved in textile dyeing, design and manufacture. Provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the use of color in textiles Discusses the application of color across a wide range of industries, supporting interdisciplinary knowledge and research Offers a revised, expanded, and updated look that reflects the rise of new technology and industry priorities

The Ancient Guide to Modern Life

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Author: Natalie Haynes
Publisher: Abrams
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In this thoroughly engaging book, Natalie Haynes brings her scholarship and wit to the most fascinating true stories of the ancient world. The Ancient Guide to Modern Life not only reveals the origins of our culture in areas including philosophy, politics, language, and art, it also draws illuminating connections between antiquity and our present time, to demonstrate that the Greeks and Romans were not so different from ourselves: is Bart Simpson the successor to Aristophanes? Do the Beckhams have parallel lives with The Satiricon's Trimalchio? Along the way Haynes debunks myths (gladiators didn't salute the emperor before their deaths, and the last words of Julius Caesar weren't "et tu, brute?") from Athens to Zeno's paradox, this irresistible guide shows how the history and wisdom of the ancient world can inform and enrich our lives today.

The Barn Owl

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Author: D.S Bunn,A.B Warburton,R.D.S Wilson
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In the classic monograph mould, this study of Tyto alba is the product of almost 40 years field work by its authors and complementary observations by other dedicated ornithologists in Britain, the USA and Europe. The result is a detailed, balanced account based on intimate knowledge of the Barn Owl in varying habitats in Britain, comparing, as appropriate, this race's behaviour with that of sub-species in other areas of the world. There are major chapters on breeding and general behaviour, feeding, distribution, etc, but voice is rightly given a full treatment. The text is graced by Ian Willis's fine drawings and there are 31 photographs plus a colour frontispiece.

Bathed in Blood

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Author: Nicolas W. Proctor
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
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The hunt, like the church, courthouse, and family, played an integral role in southern society and culture during the antebellum era. Regardless of color or class, southern men hunted. Although hunters always recognized the tangible gains of their mission—meat, hides, furs—they also used the hunt to communicate ideas of gender, race, class, masculinity, and community. Hunting was very much a social activity, and for many white hunters it became a drama in which they could display their capacity for mastery over women, blacks, the natural world, and their own passions. Nicolas Proctor argues in Bathed in Blood that because slaves frequently accompanied white hunters into the field, whites often believed that hunting was a particularly effective venue for the demonstration of white supremacy. Slaves interpreted such interactions quite differently: they remained focused on the products of the hunt and considered the labor performed at the behest of their owners as an opportunity to improve their own condition. Whether acquired as a reward from a white hunter or as a result of their own independent—often illicit—efforts, game provided them with an important supplementary food source, an item for trade, and a measure of autonomy. By sharing their valuable resources with other slaves, slave hunters also strengthened the bonds within their own community. In a society predicated upon the constant degradation of African Americans, such simple acts of generosity became symbolic of resistance and had a cohesive effect on slave families. Proctor forges a new understanding of the significance of hunting in the antebellum South through his analyses of a wealth of magazine articles and private papers, diaries, and correspondence.

The Stolen Bride

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Author: Susan Spencer Paul
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'Twas Midsummer Night—when magic held sway… and Sofia Ahlgren dreamed of a deliverer to safeguard her from a blackhearted lord. Then, through the bonfires appeared Kayne the Unknown, who vowed to protect her, even at the cost of his very soul…! Though the dark raged within him, Mistress Sofia was his light. She alone made Kayne feel something of grace and innocence, blurring memories of war and bloodshed that haunted the depths of his being. But the bliss found under a summer moon could ne'er last forever, for keeping his beloved safe would mean a return to the heart of darkness that lay within him.

Tristan Corbière and the Poetics of Irony

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Author: Katherine Lunn-Rockliffe
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Tristan Corbière is often viewed as the archetypal poète maudit, a misunderstood rebel and bohemian prankster. This is a study of the poet's innovative use of language. It uses the critical tool of irony to analyse his idiosyncratic verse, showing how he contributed to the general revolution in poetic language that marked the 1870s in France. Corbière's poetry pushed the ironic element in Baudelaire to its limit and exerted an important influence on Laforgue, Pound, and Eliot. It played a key role in the ironic tradition of Symbolism which is often overshadowed by the 'pure' poetry of contemporaries like Mallarmé. Using close textual readings of poems from Les Amours jaunes (1873), the only collection published in Corbière's lifetime, this book outlines a method of reading his self-contradictory verse. It tackles the difficulty of interpreting ironic discourse and demonstrates how irony operates in Les Amours jaunes at all levels from verbal device to world-view, showing how the doubts of modern man and the spiritual void of commodity culture shape the very language of his poetry. Synthesizing critical approaches from continental and Anglo-American traditions, it analyses his use of puns, oral diction, dialogue, quotation, and intertextuality. It shows how he systematically undercuts habitual strategies of reading, by importing novelistic techniques into verse to deride it from within, and by ironizing irony itself. This is an introduction to the work of a challenging poet and a study of the practice of reading French verse.

The Fetishists

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Author: Ibrahim al-Koni
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The Fetishists, originally published in Arabic as Al Majus, is considered the masterpiece of Ibrahim al-Koni, one of the most prolific and important writers in Arabic today. In The Fetishists, Al-Koni explores what happens when a writer asks the novel to speak of and for the Sahara, when rival cultures clash, and when communities seek to build a utopia on Earth as individuals struggle between a desire for material well-being (represented by gold dust) and a need for spiritual meaning. As the story opens, Sultan Oragh of Timbuktu, who has already lost most of his power to Fetishist Bambara leaders of the forestlands, fears he will lose his only daughter, Tenere, as a human sacrifice to their god Amnay. The sultan sends Tenere to seek refuge with fellow Tuareg nomads in the plain. But even in their traditional, nomadic community, a competition rages between jihadi militant Islam; moderate Anhi Islam, which is the ancient Tuareg Law; and the cults of gold dust and of traditional African folk religions. In this epic novel, Al-Koni blends Tuareg folklore and history with intense, fond descriptions of daily life in the desert, creating a mirror for life anywhere. Through its tragic rendering of a clash between the Tuareg and traditional African civilizations, the novel profoundly probes the contradictions of the human soul as it takes the reader on a unique spiritual adventure inside the Tuareg world.

Melancholic Joy

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Author: Brian Treanor
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Today, we find ourselves surrounded by numerous reasons to despair, from loneliness, suffering and death at an individual level to societal alienation, oppression, sectarian conflict and war. No honest assessment of life can take place without facing up to these facts and it is not surprising that more and more people are beginning to suspect that the human story will end in tragedy. However, this focus on despair does not paint a complete and accurate picture of reality, which is also inflected with beauty and goodness. Working with examples from poetry and literature, including Virginia Woolf and Jack Gilbert and the films of Terrence Malick, Melancholic Joy offers an honest assessment of the human condition. It unflinchingly acknowledges the everyday frustrations and extraordinary horrors that generate despair and argues that the appropriate response is to take up joy again, not in an attempt to ignore or dismiss evil, but rather as part of a “melancholic joy” that accepts the mystery of a world both beautiful and brutal.

The Bride Ship

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Author: Deborah Hale
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A ship full of women could only cause trouble! Of that Governor Sir Robert Kerr was certain, just by considering their chaperon! Though a widow, Mrs. Jocelyn Finch was young, vivacious and utterly determined to have her own way—especially with him! Challenging the governor of Halifax, Nova Scotia, to a duel was obviously a poor way to introduce herself. But when Sir Robert accused Jocelyn and her charges of something, well, less ladylike than husband-hunting, what else could she do? Besides, someone had to show this straitlaced, yet gloriously compelling figure of a man that there was more to life than doing one's duty!

Flame

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Author: Donna Grant
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Flame is the next Dark Kings book in New York Times bestselling author Donna Grant's series. If she believed in destiny, she would believe they were meant for each other. But that fire was put out long ago. . . Living among the Dragon Kings, Cain has spent lifetimes learning to distrust both mortals and Fae. He is a warrior born—and every instinct demands that he fight to keep his own kind safe. But when a fringe member of the Dark Fae contacts the Kings with an urgent warning, Cain is torn for the first time. How can he trust this beautiful creature when resisting his primal attraction to her is battle enough? Noreen is horrified by what her kind and the malevolent Others are planning for the Dragon Kings. Dark Fae or not, there are lines she will not cross—even if it means risking her life. But she never imagined that she would risk her heart until she meets Cain. She wants him with a soul-deep desire that frightens her...and endangers them both. Is saying goodbye to everything Noreen has ever known worth a love that will span time and realms? Praise for the Dark Kings series: “Provocative [and] sizzling.”—RT Book Reviews (4 stars) “A must-read.”—Night Owl Reviews

Immortal Things

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Author: Rick R. Reed
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By day, Elise draws and paints, spilling out the horrific visions of her tortured mind. By night, she walks the streets, selling her body to the highest bidder. And then they come into her life: a trio of impossibly beautiful vampires: Terence, Maria, and Edward. When they encounter Elise, they set an explosive triangle in motion Terence wants to drain her blood. Maria wants Elise . . . as lover and partner through eternity. And Edward, the most recently converted, wants to prevent her from making the same mistake he made as a young abstract expressionist artist in 1950s Greenwich Village: sacrificing his artistic vision for immortal life. He is the only one of them still human enough to realize what an unholy trade this is. Immortal Things will grip you in a vise of suspense that won’t let go until the very last moment…when a shocking turn of events changes everything and demonstrates—truly—what love and sacrifice are all about.

Heroine, First Female Elite Special Forces Uk

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Author: Alison Sarah James MC
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BOOK AUTHORISED BY SAS/SBS/SIS, WING COMMAND AND LORD HEYWOOD, VETTING AUTHORITY UN DECLARING SAM-MIE’S ‘PERFECTION ITSELF’ G.RAF’S AIR CHIEF MARSHAL writes of this book by Alison James as M. still serving ‘We in British army reveal records of special operations 1970 – 1979 to show what was done in passions of war and peace in Ireland, USSR, America, Africa and globally!Yep. Please bear nobly the truths you learn and enjoy knowing those who made noble efforts to overcome differences, especially after ex-IRA bombs reflecting anger at lack of support, particularly by selfserving politicians, following our reconciliatory Peace Pact 1976 made by 001 schoolgirl Alison Sarah Cross-Rudkin aka Sammie selected for SAS/SBS/SIS commando combat ops and only successful infiltrator of IRA’s War Council, they say of her, our Stakeknife, gifted peacemaker. ‘She is 001 BRILLIANTLY, a lone female amongst us wolves with all other women claimants in civil service clothing administrating only’ C. notes of these Dames, as she is awarded 35 MCs (11 distinguished now), ex-SBS himself, Younger. She’s Liverpool’s dancing-queen we hear, now our hippie General across the board of her Regiments.’Signed Sir Michael Wigston, W. really, vetting her my ‘Sammie-Whammie’ since I was a boy in the 1970s where my diary records: ‘See her GO! Emancipation of women writ largest, though she’s a prettier one than Miss World! Watch her, Dad, she’s a rookie hippie!’ PS ‘Strong and beautiful, she’s first female Royal Marine, they say! And Paras. Reg. too, they add, not forgetting first in Fusiliers, SAS & SBS!SIS in both SF units, of course, use yer nouses! She is sentenced to die in America and Russia too, poor Hunny Bunny, will she escape censure for her big risk life the Press choose to ignore? Prime Minister Boris Johnson urges you to read knowing she is his heroine forever and a day for freedom to be ours!’ ‘Keir Starmer loves her,’ Sir Keir adds, shirtily, ‘our ‘Veronica Price’ what a girlie Sammie is!’Signed for his PM and Leader of Opposition, Cabinet Secretary Lord Sedwill, S.