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The Séance

By John Harwood
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  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Isbn : 0151012032
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Fiction
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Growing up with a distant father and a mother in perpetual mourning for a lost child, Constance Langton takes her mother to a seance hoping to help her find peace, only to be left alone to deal with a legacy of a decaying mansion in rural England.

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  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
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  • Pages : 276
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The creative literature that evolved from the Holocaust constitutes an unprecedented encounter between art and life. Those who wrote about the Holocaust were forced to extend the limits of their imaginations to encompass unspeakably violent extremes of human behavior. The result, as Ezrahi shows in By Words Alone, is a body of literature that transcends national and cultural boundaries and shares a spectrum of attitudes toward the concentration camps and the world beyond, toward the past and the future.

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  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
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  • Pages : 282
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Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers, written in 1919, was written by William Walker Atkinson under one of his many pseudonyms; in this case as Swami Bhaka Vishita, Hindu Master and Seer. Atkinson authored many books on clairvoyance, thought transference, telepathy, and the "other planes." Genuine Mediumship instructs its readers of the Supernatural forces in the earth and each persons' mental vibrations and capacities. He describes how to develop the ability to be a medium and what it means. Anyone seeking to learn of higher spiritual planes will find Vishita's book an enjoyable and educational read. SWAMI BHAKA VISHITA is one of three Hindu aliases and pen names of American writer WILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON (1862-1932), editor of the popular magazine New Thought from 1901 to 1905, and editor of the journal Advanced Thought from 1916 to 1919. He authored dozens of New Thought books under numerous pseudonyms, including "Yogi," some of which are likely still unknown today

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  • Publisher : Routledge
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  • Pages : 376
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  • File Pdf: the-happy-medium.pdf

Book Summary:

As one of Britain's leading psychic mediums, Colin Fry has helped countless people find peace and inspiration during the darkest and most challenging times of their lives. But he too has faced enormous personal obstacles, from serious illness to deep financial troubles, from emotional heartbreak to professional turmoil. He explains how his great-grandmother and his grandmother also had the gift of communicating with the Other Side, but paid a tragic price for their abilities...how he himself suffered a stroke in his late 20s...how he nursed his adopted brother through terminal illness...how he struggled to 'come out', and suffered in a 22-year relationship...how financial problems could have ended his career, but taught him priceless lessons instead. In this remarkable autobiography, Colin explains how he has overcome the greatest tests of his life - and the part the spirit world has played in helping him. In typically honest and entertaining style, he also shows how he has used the lessons he has learned to shine a positive light on other people's lives. Full of honesty, revelation, wisdom and humour, it's a book that will engage, entertain and move all who read it. It's the story Colin has waited his whole life to tell. It's the true story of the Happy Medium...

Uncovering the Mystery of MPD

By James G. Friesen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Isbn : 1579100627
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 121
  • File Pdf: uncovering-the-mystery-of-mpd.pdf

Book Summary:

In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Friesen uncovers the the spiritual and psychological implications for the treatment of Multiple Personality clients. A useful and educational source book for equipping Pastors, therapists and lay counselors in their understanding of Multiple Personality Disorder.

THE SPELL HAS BEGUN: 550+ Supernatural Mysteries, Macabre & Horror Classics

By Mary Shelley,Bram Stoker,Edgar Allan Poe,Henry James,Algernon Blackwood,H. P. Lovecraft,M. R. James,Wilkie Collins,E. F. Benson,Nathaniel Hawthorne,Ambrose Bierce,Arthur Machen,William Hope Hodgson,Arthur Conan Doyle,Grant Allen,Théophile Gautier,Richard Marsh,Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu,Thomas Hardy,Charles Dickens,Rudyard Kipling,Guy de Maupassant,Elizabeth Gaskell,Mark Twain,Daniel Defoe,Jerome K. Jerome,Fitz-James O'Brien,Catherine Crowe,Émile Erckmann,Alexandre Chatrian,Pedro De Alarçon,Walter Hubbell,Amelia B. Edwards,Washington Irving,John Meade Falkner,Harriet Beecher Stowe,Mary E. Wilkins Freeman,Louisa M. Alcott,Edith Nesbit,Mary Louisa Molesworth,Francis Marion Crawford,John Kendrick Bangs,Gertrude Atherton,J. K. Huysmans,John Buchan,Sabine Baring-Gould,Cleveland Moffett,Louis Tracy,Nikolai Gogol,James Malcolm Rymer,Thomas Peckett Prest,Frederick Marryat,Oscar Wilde,Robert Louis Stevenson,H. G. Wells,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,W. W. Jacobs,H. H. Munro (Saki),Wilhelm Hauff,Mary Elizabeth Braddon,Robert W. Chambers,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,Thomas De Quincey,William Makepeace Thackeray,E. T. A. Hoffmann,Robert E. Howard,David Lindsay,Marie Belloc Lowndes,Edward Bellamy,Jack London,Pliny the Younger,Helena Blavatsky,Fergus Hume,Florence Marryat,Villiers de l'Isle Adam,William Archer,William F. Harvey,Katherine Rickford,Ralph Adams Cram,Leopold Kompert,Brander Matthews,Vincent O'Sullivan,Ellis Parker Butler,A. T. Quiller-Couch,Fiona Macleod,Lafcadio Hearn,William T. Stead,Gambier Bolton,Andrew Jackson Davis,Nizida,Walter F. Prince,Chester Bailey Fernando,Leonard Kip,Frank R. Stockton,Bithia Mary Croker,Catherine L. Pirkis,Leonid Andreyev,Anatole France,Olivia Howard Dunbar,Richard Le Gallienne,Sax Rohmer,Horace Walpole,William Thomas Beckford,Matthew Gregory Lewis,Ann Radcliffe,Jane Austen,John William Polidori,Charlotte Brontë,Emily Brontë,Marjorie Bowen,George W. M. Reynolds,M. P. Shiel,Adelbert von Chamisso,S. Mukerji
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8026898273
  • Pages : 22434
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 342
  • File Pdf: the-spell-has-begun.pdf

Book Summary:

This meticulously edited horror collection is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Mortal Immortal… John William Polidori: The Vampyre Bram Stoker: Dracula The Jewel of Seven Stars… Gaston Leroux: The Phantom of the Opera Marjorie Bowen: Black Magic James Malcolm Rymer & Thomas Peckett Prest: Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street Washington Irving: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Charles Dickens: The Mystery of Edwin Drood Oscar Wilde: The Picture of Dorian Gray Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart The Murders in the Rue Morgue The Black Cat… Henry James: The Turn of the Screw The Ghostly Rental… H. P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror The Shunned House… Algernon Blackwood: The Willows A Haunted Island Ancient Sorceries… Théophile Gautier: Clarimonde The Mummy's Foot Richard Marsh: The Beetle Arthur Conan Doyle: The Hound of the Baskervilles The Silver Hatchet… Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu: Carmilla Uncle Silas… Ann Radcliffe: The Mysteries of Udolpho The Italian M. R. James: Ghost Stories of an Antiquary A Thin Ghost and Others Wilkie Collins: The Haunted Hotel The Devil's Spectacles Émile Erckmann & Alexandre Chatrian: The Man-Wolf The Waters of Death… Amelia B. Edwards: Monsieur Maurice The Phantom Coach… Mary E. Wilkins Freeman: The Wind in the Rose-bush The Shadows on the Wall Arthur Machen: The Great God Pan The Terror… William Hope Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land M. P. Shiel: Shapes in the Fire Ralph Adams Cram: Black Spirits and White Grant Allen: The Reverend John Creedy Wilhelm Hauff: The Severed Hand Adelbert von Chamisso: Shadowless Man Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Haunted and the Haunters… Robert E. Howard: Beyond the Black River Devil in Iron People of the Dark David Lindsay: The Haunted Woman Marie Belloc Lowndes: From Out the Vast Deep Edward Bellamy: Dr. Heidenhoff's Process The Ghost in the Cap'n Brown House (Harriet Beecher Stowe) The Apparition of Mrs. Veal (Daniel Defoe) When the World Was Young (Jack London) Mr. Bloke's Item (Mark Twain)…

SF Boxed Set: 140+ Intergalactic Action Adventures, Dystopian Novels & Lost World Classics

By Jules Verne,H. G. Wells,Abraham Merritt,Edgar Wallace,Edgar Allan Poe,Mary Shelley,Edwin A. Abbott,Jack London,Robert Louis Stevenson,George MacDonald,Henry Rider Haggard,William Hope Hodgson,H. P. Lovecraft,Edward Bellamy,Mark Twain,Arthur Conan Doyle,Francis Bacon,C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne,Lewis Grassic Gibbon,Margaret Cavendish,Jonathan Swift,William Morris,Samuel Butler,Edward Bulwer-Lytton,James Fenimore Coope,Charlotte Perkins Gilman,Owen Gregory,Hugh Benson,Fred M. White,Ignatius Donnelly,Ernest Bramah,Arthur Dudley Vinton,Robert Cromie,Anthony Trollope,Cleveland Moffett,Richard Jefferies,Percy Greg,David Lindsay,Edward Everett Hale,Stanley G. Weinbaum,Otis Adelbert Kline,Malcolm Jameson,Garrett P. Serviss,Gertrude Barrows Bennett
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn : 8027248167
  • Pages : 18410
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 293
  • File Pdf: sf-boxed-set.pdf

Book Summary:

Musaicum Books presents to you this unique SF collection, designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. H. G. Wells: The Time Machine The War of the Worlds The Island of Doctor Moreau The Invisible Man… Edgar Wallace: Planetoid 127 The Green Rust… Otis Adelbert Kline: The Venus Trilogy The Mars Series Malcolm Jameson: Captain Bullard Series Garrett P. Serviss: Edison's Conquest of Mars A Columbus of Space The Sky Pirate… Arthur Conan Doyle: The Professor Challenger Series Jules Verne: 20.000 Leagues under the Sea The Mysterious Island… Mary Shelley: Frankenstein The Last Man Edwin A. Abbott: Flatland Jack London: Iron Heel The Scarlet Plague The Star Rover… Robert Louis Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde George MacDonald: Lilith H. Rider Haggard: King Solomon's Mines She William H. Hodgson: The House on the Borderland The Night Land… Edgar Allan Poe: Some Words with a Mummy Mellonta Tauta… H. P. Lovecraft: Beyond the Wall of Sleep The Cats of Ulthar Celephaïs Edward Bellamy: Looking Backward: 2000–1887 Equality… Mark Twain: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court Owen Gregory: Meccania the Super-State Margaret Cavendish: The Blazing World Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels William Morris: News from Nowhere Samuel Butler: Erewhon Edward Bulwer-Lytton: The Coming Race James Fenimore Cooper: The Monikins Hugh Benson: Lord of the World Fred M. White: The Doom of London Ignatius Donnelly: Caesar's Column Ernest Bramah: The Secret of the League Arthur D. Vinton: Looking Further Backward Robert Cromie: The Crack of Doom Cleveland Moffett: The Conquest of America Richard Jefferies: After London Francis Stevens: The Heads of Cerberus Percy Greg: Across the Zodiac David Lindsay: A Voyage to Arcturus Stanley G. Weinbaum: Stories from the Solar System Edward Everett Hale: The Brick Moon Abraham Merritt: The Moon Pool

Pathway to the Seventh Sense

By Rebecca Louise Silcox
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Isbn : 1504996321
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 355
  • File Pdf: pathway-to-the-seventh-sense.pdf

Book Summary:

Stuck in a loveless marriage, Kelly Lewis is leading a chaotic, stressful life until she meets a handsome stranger at a bus stop. Can he be the one to save her? Paula Ferris, Kelly's best friend since their childhood, is in trouble as her abusive husband wants to kill her! Soon Kelly is drawn deep into a nightmare as her journey leads her down a strange path and she is forced to look and see, listen and hear, touch and feel for the first time to see the truth in all her life's current situations. Full of passion, intrigue, fear, crime, and suspense, her story will have you waiting with bated breath to know the final outcome to a series of traumatic events that happen as she steers a path. Kelly begins to develop a supernatural sixth sense! What draws Kelly to the white wolf? Is it just a figment of her troubled mind or something more sinister?

Twelve Stories and a Dream

By H. G. Wells
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : EAN:4057664150967
  • Pages : 243
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 860
  • File Pdf: twelve-stories-and-a-dream.pdf

Book Summary:

"Twelve Stories and a Dream" by H. G. Wells. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.