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From a Whisper to a Scream

By Charles de Lint
  • ISBN Code: : 9781429911313
  • Publisher : Orb Books
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
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Originally published under the pen name "Samuel M. Key" "Years after the death of a notorious child murderer, children have begun to die again...and a crime photographer begins to suspect he has the one true clue that connects the horrific events." In the early 1990s, Charles de Lint wrote and published three dark fantasy novels under the pen name "Samuel M. Key." Now, Orb presents them for the first time under de Lint's own name. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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  • Members : 442
  • Pdf File: the-widow-s-house.pdf

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THE RISE OF THE DRAGON AND THE FALL OF KINGS Lord Regent Geder Palliako's war has led his nation and the priests of the spider goddess to victory after victory. No power has withstood him, except for the heart of the one woman he desires. As the violence builds and the cracks in his rule begin to show, he will risk everything to gain her love or else her destruction. Clara Kalliam, the loyal traitor, is torn between the woman she once was and the woman she has become. With her sons on all sides of the conflict, her house cannot stand, but there is a power in choosing when and how to fall. And in Porte Oliva, banker Cithrin bel Sarcour and Captain Marcus Wester learn the terrible truth that links this war to the fall of the dragons millennia before, and that to save the world, Cithrin must conquer it. The Dagger and the CoinThe Dragon's PathThe King's Blood The Tyrant's LawThe Widow's HouseThe Spider's War Writing as James S. A. Corey (with Ty Franck) The Expanse (soon to be a major SyFy Channel television series)Leviathan WakesCaliban's WarAbaddon's GateCibola BurnNemesis Games


By Thorne Smith
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Book Code : 1504073231
  • Total of Pages : 255
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 429
  • Pdf File: topper.pdf

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The Jazz Age comedy of manners about a straitlaced banker and two bon vivant ghosts that inspired the classic film starring Cary Grant. Bank manager Cosmo Topper has settled into a stable, respectable, and thoroughly boring life. In need of a little adventure, he decides to buy a secondhand car—a detail he neglects to tell his staid wife, Mary. But Topper’s little secret turns into an unexpectedly wild ride when he discovers the automobile is haunted by its previous owners . . . George and Marion Kerby were a ribald, reckless, fun-loving couple—right up until they crashed into a tree. But even in death, they’re determined to be the life of the party. Making it their mission to save Topper from his dreary life, they conjure up endless hijinks for him and anyone else who crosses their path. A popular phenomenon when it was first published in 1926, Topper has an enduring comic appeal. It’s also the groundbreaking work of fantasy fiction that “created the modern American ghost. A ghost with style and wit. A ghost that haunts us still” (The New York Times).

Poe's Children

By Peter Straub
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  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Book Code : 0385528469
  • Total of Pages : 546
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 384
  • Pdf File: poe-s-children.pdf

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Dark Matter and 8-time Bram Stoker Award winner—gathers 24 bone-chilling, nail-biting, frightfully imaginative stories that represent the best of contemporary horror writing. “Revelatory.... A remarkably consistent, frequently unsettling book.” —The Washington Post “[Straub] collects the best scary short stories out there.” —Time Dan Chaon “The Bees” Elizabeth Hand “Cleopatra Brimstone” Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem “The Man on the Ceiling” M. John Harrison “The Great God Plan” Ramsey Campbell “The Voice of the Beach” Brian Evenson “Body” Kelly Link “Louise’s Ghost” Jonathan Carroll “The Sadness of Detail” M. Rickert “Leda” Thomas Tessier “In Praise of Folly” David J. Schow “Plot Twist” Glen Hirshberg “The Two Sams” Thomas Ligotti “Notes on the Writing of Horror: A Story” Benjamin Percy “Unearthed” Bradford Morrow "Gardener of Heart” Peter Straub “Little Red’s Tango” Stephen King “The Ballad of a Flexible Bullet” Joe Hill “20th Century Ghost” Ellen Klages “The Green Glass Sea” Tia V. Travis “The Kiss” Graham Joyce “Black Dust” Neil Gaiman “October in the Chair” John Crowley “Missolonghi 1824” Rosalind Palermo Stevenson “Insect Dreams”

A New Beginning

By Pat Dinda
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1493104918
  • Total of Pages : 422
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 150
  • Pdf File: a-new-beginning.pdf

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A New Beginning continues with the life of Pat Lupton as he embarks on a new journey.He begins to head up a Rehab and Detox Clinic in Stowell, Texas and faces many challenges along the way. In addition to dealing with the wants and needs of clients who are detoxifying their system, there is someone trying to sabotage the operation. As he continues through the first year of operation, he becomes increasingly concerned about who the saboteur is and what hes going to do next.


By Jocelyn Golden
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 0595877524
  • Total of Pages : 194
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 459
  • Pdf File: learning-to-be-me.pdf

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"Having read many books on eating disorders, I am always inspired by ones that are written from a personal perspective. Learning To Be Me is so honest and bravely written. It offers readers immense hope, and I am already recommending it to some of my clients." -Andrea Wachter, coauthor of The Don't Diet, Live-It! Workbook Many women in the United States who suffer from eating disorders die from the diseases annually. Learning To Be Me: My Twenty-Three-Year Battle with Bulimia is one woman's courageous battle to not become a statistic. From violent self-abuse to feelings of despair as her cries for help went unanswered, author Jocelyn Golden's Learning To Be Me chronicles her battle and ultimate victory over one of the most silent, misunderstood, and deadly eating disorders in America. With candor and wit, Golden recounts the miserable realities of living with bulimia for more than two decades and paints a vivid self-portrait of a woman obsessed with being thin. An inspirational memoir about the search for strength, motivation, and support, Learning To Be Me illustrates the importance of self-love on the journey to healing.

A Whisper of Moonlight

By K.J. Dortmans
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  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Book Code : 103911783X
  • Total of Pages : 430
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 896
  • Pdf File: a-whisper-of-moonlight.pdf

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When a two-hundred-year-old dark Oracle that was sealed away for over a century begins to emerge and threaten the lives of a kingdom, fifteen-year-old Tonne discovers magical powers he didn’t know he had. He must embark on a quest to save his twin sister before she succumbs to the darkness. Meanwhile, a young couple, Roland and Evlyn, set out on a journey to the capital city to start a new life, where they encounter politics and betrayals within the royal family in power. Soon the lives of all those who live in this peaceful country are in danger when what's left of the evil djinn, Nivalhir, begins to fester with purpose once again and wreak havoc on a people on the brink of civil war. As corruption spreads throughout the land, a choice must be made by those in charge—a choice between what is right and what is easy.

The Joe O'Loughlin Complete Collection

By Michael Robotham
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  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Book Code : 140872832X
  • Total of Pages : 3838
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 561
  • Pdf File: the-joe-o-loughlin-complete-collection.pdf

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THE COMPLETE NINE-BOOK JOE O'LOUGHLIN SERIES BY MASTER OF SUSPENSE MICHAEL ROBOTHAM. NOW A MAJOR ITV SERIES STARRING AIDAN TURNER. The Suspect Joseph O'Loughlin appears to have it all, but a perfect life is only a loose thread away from unravelling. All it takes is a murdered girl, a troubled young patient and the biggest lie of his life. Caught in a complex web of deceit, he embarks upon a search that will take him into the darkest recesses of the human mind. The Drowning Man Vincent Ruiz is lucky to be alive. A bullet in the leg, another through the hand, he is discovered clinging to a buoy in the River Thames. But when he awakes from his coma, the nightmare is only just beginning. Because Vincent has no recollection of what happened, and nobody believes him . . . Shatter A naked woman is perched on the edge of Clifton Suspension Bridge weeping into a mobile phone. Joseph O'Loughlin is only feet away, desperately trying to talk her down, but she jumps. Her daughter refuses to believe that her mother would have committed suicide. But what would drive a woman to such a desperate act? Bleed for Me Ray Hegarty, a respected former detective, lies dead in his daughter's bedroom. She is found covered in his blood. Everything points to her guilt, but Joe O'Loughlin isn't convinced. Against the advice of the police, he launches his own investigation, embarking upon a hunt that will lead him to a shocking conclusion. The Wreckage In London, ex-cop Vincent Ruiz rescues a young woman from a violent boyfriend but wakes next morning to find that he's been set up and robbed. As he tracks down the thieves, he discovers the boyfriend's tortured body and learns that powerful men are looking for the girl. What did Holly Knight steal that is so important to them? Say You're Sorry When Piper and her friend Tash disappeared, there was a huge police search, but they were never found. Abducted, hidden, and abused, Tash eventually escapes her captor, and Joe O'Loughlin and ex-cop Vincent Ruiz uncover chilling evidence that forces the police to re-open the case. But they are racing against time to save Piper from an abductor with an evil, calculating and twisted mind. Watching You Marnie Logan's husband has been missing for more than a year, and she's being watched. Depressed and desperate, she seeks the help of Joe O'Loughlin. Then Marnie discovers a book her husband was preparing for her birthday. It was supposed to be a celebration of her life. But it's not the story anyone was expecting . . . Close Your Eyes A mother and her teenage daughter are found murdered in a remote farmhouse, one defiled by multiple stab wounds and the other left lying like Sleeping Beauty. With no shortage of suspects, Joe discovers a links between these murders and a series of brutal attacks, but soon his fate, and that of those closest to him, become intertwined with a merciless, unpredictable killer . . . The Other Wife Childhood sweethearts William and Mary have been happily married for sixty years. This is what their son, Joe O'Loughlin, has always believed. But when Joe's father is brutally attacked, his world is turned upside down. Who is the strange woman crying at William's bedside, covered in his blood - a friend, a mistress, a fantasist or a killer? Praise for the Joe O'Loughlin series 'It really was impossible to put down' Stephen King 'Will have you turning the pages compulsively, desperate to get to the end' The Times 'I have seldom read a more chilling and suspenseful tale' David Baldacci 'Superbly constructed . . . A breathtaking twist' Daily Mail 'A white-knuckle ride' Andy McNab

Rockin' Steady

By Walt Frazier
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  • Publisher : Triumph Books
  • Book Code : 1633190994
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 259
  • Pdf File: rockin-steady.pdf

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For millions of basketball fans in the 1970s, Walt “Clyde” Frazier defined the word cool. An iconic piece of basketball history and sports journalism, this meticulously documented account tells the story of one of the greatest point guards in NBA history and how he led the Knicks to their only two championships with a style and flair that was wholly his own. Now, three decades later, Rockin’ Steady is back with an all-new introduction, afterword, and everything that made it one of the most unusual sports books of all time.

Gone with the Wind

By Margaret Mitchell,General Press
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  • Publisher : GENERAL PRESS
  • Book Code : 9388760123
  • Total of Pages : 896
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 796
  • Pdf File: gone-with-the-wind.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Widely considered The Great American Novel, and often remembered for its epic film version, Gone With the Wind vividly depicts the drama of the Civil War and Reconstruction. It tells the growth story of Scarlett under the background the Civil War and its aftermath. With burning fields expands and the deterioration of living environment, the resistance and stubbornness inside her gradually expose. In a series of frustrations, she saves herself and changes the fortune of the family. Meanwhile, she experiences the struggle and growth of love and finally she knows who is her true love in heart.

Shatter Me

By Tahereh Mafi
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062085514
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 425
  • Pdf File: shatter-me.pdf

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The gripping first installment in New York Times bestselling author Tahereh Mafi’s Shatter Me series. One touch is all it takes. One touch, and Juliette Ferrars can leave a fully grown man gasping for air. One touch, and she can kill. No one knows why Juliette has such incredible power. It feels like a curse, a burden that one person alone could never bear. But The Reestablishment sees it as a gift, sees her as an opportunity. An opportunity for a deadly weapon. Juliette has never fought for herself before. But when she’s reunited with the one person who ever cared about her, she finds a strength she never knew she had. And don’t miss Defy Me, the shocking fifth book in the Shatter Me series!