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Burning Moon

By Jo Watson
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  • Publisher : Forever
  • Isbn : 1455595489
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
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There's a very fine line between blushing bride and mascara-streaked sobbing mess. #beenthere Lilly Swanson has been planning her perfect life since she was twelve years old: Meet Mr. Right, have the big white wedding, buy a house in the burbs, and raise 2.5 picture-perfect kids. However, when her fiancé bails, leaving Lilly alone at the altar to face five hundred gossipy guests, her dream turns into a nightmare. But then Lilly makes an impulsive decision---she ditches the dress, grabs her passport, and heads off to Thailand to spend her honeymoon alone. Or so she thinks . . . Because Lilly quickly learns that everything in Thailand is very hot: the weather, the merchandise, and especially Damien---the sexy, spontaneous man she meets before her feet even hit the sand. Now with no plan, and nothing holding her back, Lilly lets Damien lead her on a wild, unpredictable ride to the world's most exclusive party, Burning Moon. But after a week of letting go, indulging her every impulse and desire, Lilly must go back to the girl she used to be. Or can Damien convince her that their party doesn't have to end? "Top Pick! Almost a Bride put a smile on my face more than once. The dialogue was witty, the words were well-written and the heroine was one-of-a-kind." ---Harlequin Junkie

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  • File Pdf: the-burning.pdf

Book Summary:

Things get personal for Deputy Coroner Clay Edison when a murder hits close to home in this riveting, emotional thriller from the bestselling father-son team who write “brilliant, page-turning fiction” (Stephen King). A raging wildfire. A massive blackout. A wealthy man shot to death in his palatial hilltop home. For Clay Edison, it’s all in a day’s work. As a deputy coroner, caring for the dead, he speaks for those who cannot speak for themselves. He prides himself on an unflinching commitment to the truth. Even when it gets him into trouble. Then, while working the murder scene, Clay is horrified to discover a link to his brother, Luke. Horrified. But not surprised. Luke is fresh out of prison and struggling to stay on the straight and narrow. And now he’s gone AWOL. The race is on for Clay to find him before anyone else can. Confronted with Luke’s legacy of violence, Clay is forced to reckon with his own suspicions, resentments, and loyalties. Is his brother a killer? Or could he be the victim in all of this, too? This is Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman at their most affecting and page-turning—a harrowing collision of family, revenge, and murder.

Bone Crier's Moon

By Kathryn Purdie
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Isbn : 0062798790
  • Pages : 480
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 346
  • File Pdf: bone-crier-s-moon.pdf

Book Summary:

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathryn Purdie comes a high-stakes fantasy duology flush with doomed romance and macabre magic, perfect for fans of Stephanie Garber and Roshani Chokshi. Bone Criers are the last descendants of an ancient famille charged with using the magic they draw from animal bones to shepherd the dead into the afterlife—lest they drain the light from the living. Ailesse has been prepared since birth to become their matriarch, but first she must complete her rite of passage: to kill the boy she’s destined to love. Bastien’s father was slain by a Bone Crier and he’s been seeking revenge ever since. Now his vengeance must wait, as Ailesse’s ritual has begun and their fates are entwined—in life and in death.

A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance

By Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Isbn : 1118494156
  • Pages : 496
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 275
  • File Pdf: a-companion-to-the-harlem-renaissance.pdf

Book Summary:

A Companion to the Harlem Renaissance presents acomprehensive collection of original essays that address theliterature and culture of the Harlem Renaissance from the end ofWorld War I to the middle of the 1930s. Represents the most comprehensive coverage of themes and uniquenew perspectives on the Harlem Renaissance available Features original contributions from both emerging scholars ofthe Harlem Renaissance and established academic “stars”in the field Offers a variety of interdisciplinary features, such as thesection on visual and expressive arts, that emphasize thecollaborative nature of the era Includes “Spotlight Readings” featuring lesserknown figures of the Harlem Renaissance and newly discovered orundervalued writings by canonicalfigures

H.P. Lovecraft

By H.P. Lovecraft,Digital Papyrus
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Isbn : 1456622625
  • Pages : 1945
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 462
  • File Pdf: h-p-lovecraft.pdf

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"The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown." ~ H.P. Lovecraft This collection includes 160 of H.P. Lovecraft''s works. The collection is grouped by Early Writings, Fiction, Collaborative Works, Poetry and Essays. The groups are organized in chronological order by the date that each work was written. * Professional formatting, giving you full control over fonts, font sizes, and line spacing * Active table of contents accessed by the "go to" or "menu" button * Links to download full-length audiobooks included FREE! Early Writings: The Little Glass Bottle (1897) The Secret Cave (1898) The Mystery Of The Graveyard (1898) The Mysterious Ship (1902) The Beast in the Cave (1905) The Alchemist (1908) Fiction: The Tomb (1917) Dagon (1917) A Reminiscence of Dr. Samuel Johnson (1917) Sweet Ermengarde (1917) Polaris (1918) Beyond the Wall of Sleep (1919) Memory (1919) Old Bugs (1919) The Transition of Juan Romero (1919) The White Ship (1919) The Doom That Came to Sarnath (1919) The Statement of Randolph Carter (1919) The Terrible Old Man (1920) The Tree (1920) The Cats of Ulthar (1920) The Temple (1920) Facts Concerning the Late Arthur Jermyn and His Family (1920) The Street (1920) Celepha?»s (1920) From Beyond (1920) Nyarlathotep (1920) The Picture in the House (1920) Ex Oblivione (1921) The Nameless City (1921) The Quest of Iranon (1921) The Moon-Bog (1921) The Outsider (1921) The Other Gods (1921) The Music of Erich Zann (1921) Herbert WestÑReanimator (1922) Hypnos (1922) What the Moon Brings (1922) Azathoth (1922) The Hound (1922) The Lurking Fear (1922) The Rats in the Walls (1923) The Unnamable (1923) The Festival (1923) The Shunned House (1924) The Horror at Red Hook (1925) He (1925) In the Vault (1925) The Descendant (1926) Cool Air (1926) The Call of Cthulhu (1926) Pickman''s Model (1926) The Silver Key (1926) The Strange High House in the Mist (1926) The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (1927) The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (1927) The Colour Out of Space (1927) The Very Old Folk (1927) The Thing in the Moonlight (1927) A History Of The Necronomicon (1927) Ibid (1928) The Dunwich Horror (1928) The Whisperer in Darkness (1930) At the Mountains of Madness (1931) Discarded Draft of The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1931) The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1931) The Dreams in the Witch House (1932) The Thing on the Doorstep (1933) The Evil Clergyman (1933) The Book (1933) The Shadow Out of Time (1934-1935) The Haunter of the Dark (1935) Collaborative Works: The Green Meadow (1918) Poetry and the Gods (1920) The Crawling Chaos (1920) The Horror At Martin''s Beach (1922) Under the Pyramids (1924) Two Black Bottles (1926) The Last Test (1927) The Curse Of Yig (1928) The Electric Executioner (1929) The Mound (1929) Medusa''s Coil (1930) The Trap (1931) The Man Of Stone (1932) The Horror In The Museum (1932) Through the Gates of the Silver Key (1932) Winged Death (1933) Out of the Aeons (1933) The Horror In The Burying-Ground (1933) The Hoard Of The Wizard-Beast (1933) The Slaying of the Monster (1933) The Tree On the Hill (1934) The Battle That Ended the Century (1934) Till A'' the Seas... (1935) Collapsing Cosmoses (1935) The Challenge From Beyond (1935) The Disinterment (1935) The Diary Of Alonzo Typer (1935) In the Walls of Eryx (1936) The Night Ocean (1936) Poetry: Poemata Minora, Volume II (1902) On Receiving a Picture of Swans (1915) March (1915) Unda; or, The Bride of the Sea (1915) An American to Mother England (1916) Lines on Gen. Robert Edward Lee (1916) The Rose of England (1916) The Poe-et''s Nightmare (1916) The Teuton''s Battle-Song Fact and Fancy (1917) Pacifist War SongÑ1917 (1917) A Garden (1917) The Peace Advocate (1917) Ode for July Fourth, 1917 (1917) Nemesis (1917) Astrophobos (1917) Sunset (1917) Laeta; a Lament (1918) Psychopompos: A Tale in Rhyme (1917-1918) The Conscript (1918) Despair (1919) Revelation (1919) The House (1919) The City (1919) To Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Eighteenth Baron Dunsany (1919) The Nightmare Lake (1919) On Reading Lord Dunsany''s Book of Wonder (1920) Christmas (1920) Sir Thomas Tryout (1921) Waste Paper (1922) Providence (1924) The Cats (1925) Festival (1925) Hallowe''en in a Suburb (1925) The Wood (1929) The Outpost (1929) The Ancient Track (1929) The Messenger (1929) Fungi from Yuggoth (1929-1930) Little Sam Perkins (1934) Dead Passion''s Flame (1935) Arcadia (1935) In a Sequester''d Providence Churchyard Where Once Poe Walk''d (1936) To Clark Ashton Smith, Esq., upon His Phantastick Tales, Verses, Pictures, and Sculptures (1936) Life''s Mystery (No date) Nathicana (No date) Christmas Greetings (No date) Essays: Metrical Regularity (1915) The Allowable Rhyme (1915) At the Root (1918) The Despised Pastoral (1918) The Literature of Rome (1918) Americanism (1919) Literary Composition (1920) Winifred Virginia Jackson: A "Different" Poetess (1921) Supernatural Horror In Literature (1925-1927) Cats And Dogs (1926) Notes On Writing Weird Fiction (1933) Audiobook Links: Links to download 60 free, full-length audiobooks for H.P. Lovecraft''s works can be found at the end of the book.

Live Stream: Wild Upgrading

By Kan DianShiChiGuaZi
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Funstory
  • Isbn : 1647816645
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 403
  • File Pdf: live-stream.pdf

Book Summary:

If teleportation wasn't for the sake of posturing, then it would be meaningless ...If defeating a Peak Elder, peerless heaven's pride level expert would be a sin, I would already be full of evil ...If getting the Ice Goddess, the silly loli, and the sexy princess falling in love with me at first sight is my fault, I was really wrong ...If he were to kill them, he would annihilate their entire clan. If he were to pretend to be unrivalled in the world, if they were to offend him, he would make their beauty intoxicated!

Dead Moon Rising

By Caitlin Sangster
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1534427864
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 271
  • File Pdf: dead-moon-rising.pdf

Book Summary:

Sev must decode her mother’s last words to find the cure to Sleeping Sickness before Dr. Yang can use it to blackmail the world into submitting to his rule in this thrilling finale to the Last Star Burning trilogy. Sev finally knows where to find the cure to Sleeping Sickness. The only problem is that she’s trapped in an endless sleep herself after refusing to give up her secrets to Dr. Yang. Howl is determined to save Sev, but he has no idea where Dr. Yang is keeping her. When he runs into a group fleeing Port North on a mission of their own, he has no choice but to follow and hope they can get him back to the mountains before it’s too late. June, infected with SS by the very people she calls family, has now become the one thing she most fears. She’s supposed to be Port North’s insurance that Howl and Sev return with the cure, but June has other ideas. And Tai-ge, reunited with the Reds, is airlifted to the City now overrun by SS. He’s charged with getting the factories running again by any means necessary—no matter how many Sephs stand in his way. There’s only one thing strong enough to unite people who have been fighting for years, and Sev holds the key to it inside her mind. If she can’t reach the cure in time, there may not be anyone left to save.