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Resurgence of Ancient Darkness

By Vincent Trigili
  • ISBN Code: : 1301357618
  • Publisher : Vydorian Realms Publishing
  • Pages : 327
  • Category : Fiction
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When Shadow’s team healed reality by closing the last tear they paved the way for a new evil, one that has been patiently waiting for its chance to rise again. Shadow must build a navy out of his fledgling Battle Wizards and carry the fight to the enemy before it comes for them. Meanwhile, the old man and his steel-eyed partner are making their own plans, and the peace that once reigned throughout the galaxy has come tumbling down. The Lost Tales of Power is an open-ended series of Sci-Fi/Fantasy books set in a vast multiverse featuring a mixture of traditional fantasy and science fiction elements. Lost Tales Series: Volume I - The Enemy of an Enemy Volume II - The Academy Volume III - Rise of Shadows Volume IV - Resurgence of Ancient Darkness Volume V - The Sac’a’rith Volume VI - Spectra’s Gambit Volume VII - Sac'a'rith: Rebirth Volume VIII – Mage Hunter Volume IX – The Cerulean Mines Volume X and beyond – TBA Keywords: magic, space, space opera, science fantasy, space exploration, military space, future, military sci-fi, science fiction series, aliens, adventure, war, navy, series, science fiction novels, science fiction ebooks

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  • Pdf File: a-mortal-mistake.pdf

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Book I of the Heaven, Hell, & Humanity Trilogy After a prince reunites with his exhiled brother in the Desert of Lost Souls, he unwittingly sets off a chain of events that will not only threaten the fate of all Humanity, but reignite the war of Light and Darkness.

Building a Community of Interpreters

By Walter R. Dickhaut
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1610979966
  • Total of Pages : 146
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 496
  • Pdf File: building-a-community-of-interpreters.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In Building a Community of Interpreters Walter Dickhaut argues that the practice of reading (and, by extension, listening) is no less creative than the practice of writing (and speaking); readers and hearers, just as much as writers and speakers, are producers of meaning. Hence, the work of biblical interpretation is the work--the calling--of a community. Focused on the experience of the reader (or hearer) of biblical texts, he explores such questions as: What happens when the author disappears? What happens when a reader opens a book to meet the author? What happens when a book is read? What happens when the reader changes spectacles? Into discussion of such issues as the reader's angle of vision, when texts open and close, the reader's expectations, the reader's meeting up with the text, and the functions of filters and lenses in the practice of reading and hearing, the author introduces mystery, surprise, and expectation as hermeneutical lenses that can enlarge what may be seen in biblical texts. In addition to some homiletical samples, the author concludes with a suggested teaching plan for building a community of interpreters.

The Lost

By Jonathan Aycliffe
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  • Publisher : Speaking Volumes
  • Book Code : 1612327893
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 394
  • Pdf File: the-lost.pdf

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A Novel of Dark Discoveries THE L0ST It all started when the gypsy fortune-teller looked him in the eye—and ran away, screaming. Michael was a teacher at a prep school in Cambridge. Barely thirty, he felt immensely old. He was tired of his life, tired of his job, tired of dreary England. And though he didn't know it yet—tired of Sophie and her safe, undemanding love. So Michael took a sabbatical and went to Romania, hoping to claim the property his grandparents had abandoned after World War II. He found he was a titled lord, and more—the owner of an ancient stronghold in the Transylvanian Alps, Castel Vlaicu. Thus Michael Feraru became Count Mihai Vlahuta. It was all a lark; or at most, an adventure. Until the gypsy recognized him—or some­thing about him—in the streets of Bucharest. Until he picked up the doll. And of course, the girl—the unexpected, unexplainable, irre­sistible dark-eyed girl. At Castel Vlaicu, Michael was to learn of an evil older than time, an evil that reached back to the very origins of his shattered fam­ily—and into his own dark future. He was to learn the secret of the strigoï. The undead. Not vampires. Something far, far worse. And far more seductive.... The Lost is a novel of dark discoveries, of a man who loses his soul, and more, in the search for his secret destiny. It is story of pas­sion and horror, and of the doomed love that links the two. The Lost will leave you shaken by your encounter with an ancient darkness. If it leaves you at all.

Rise of Shadows

By Vincent Trigili
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  • Publisher : Vydorian Realms Publishing
  • Book Code : 1465902031
  • Total of Pages : 358
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 454
  • Pdf File: rise-of-shadows.pdf

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In The Enemy of an Enemy, darkness came to the Empire, and magic was born from the bowels of men’s fears. The great and mighty Imperial Navy had to face and overcome unspeakable horrors. In The Academy, fledgling wizards were gathered and trained to fight back and keep the light, while the darkness laid in wait, biding its time and silently gathering its forces. Now as warriors of light, those wizards must begin to make a stand against the rising tide of darkness or watch their realm be overcome! Shadow must build and train a team of wizards to venture out of the safety of their fortress to discover the source of the strength behind the powerful pirate forces that have taken control of the majority of space around Alpha Academy. This quest will put them on the road to discover a dark truth about their realm’s past that none had ever even imagined. The Lost Tales of Power is an open-ended series of Sci-Fi/Fantasy books set in a vast multiverse featuring a mixture of traditional fantasy and science fiction elements. Lost Tales Series Volume I - The Enemy of an Enemy Volume II - The Academy Volume III - Rise of Shadows Volume IV - Resurgence of Ancient Darkness Volume V - The Sac’a’rith Volume VI - Spectra’s Gambit Volume VII - Sac'a'rith: Rebirth Volume VIII – Mage Hunter Volume IX – The Cerulean Mines Volume X and beyond - TBA Keywords: magic, space, space opera, science fantasy, space exploration, military space, future, military sci-fi, science fiction series, aliens, adventure, war, navy, series, science fiction novels, science fiction ebooks

The Complete Guide to Middle-earth

By Robert Foster
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  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Book Code : 0593594495
  • Total of Pages : 588
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 920
  • Pdf File: the-complete-guide-to-middle-earth.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For the millions who have already ventured to Middle-earth—and for the countless others who have yet to embark on the journey—here is the one indispensable A-to-Z guide that brings Tolkien’s universe to life. EVERY CHARACTER From Adaldrida Brandybuck to Zaragamba—every Hobbit, Elf, Dwarf, Man, Orc, and other resident of Middle-earth is vividly described and accurately located in its proper place and time. EVERY PLACE Colorful and detailed descriptions of geographical entries allow you to pick up the action anywhere in Middle-earth and follow it through The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and beyond. EVERY THING From stars and streams to food and flora, everything found in Middle-earth is alphabetically listed and, when necessary, cross-referenced. This is truly a master key to Tolkien’s Middle-earth.

Tantra

By Osho
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  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Book Code : 1786781263
  • Total of Pages : 264
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 246
  • Pdf File: tantra.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Tantra is freedom; freedom from all mind-constructs, from all mind-games; freedom from all structures; freedom from the other. Tantra is space to be. Tantra is liberation, a total orgasm of the whole being.” —Osho The tradition of Tantra or Tantric Buddhism is known to have existed in India as early as the 5th century AD. In this all-time bestseller, using the contemporary idiom and his own unique blend of wisdom and humor, Osho talks about the mystical insights found in the ancient Tantric writings. He also explores many significant Tantric meditation techniques, demonstrating how they are as relevant to the modern-day seeker as they were to those in earlier times. No matter how complex, obscure, or mystical the subject, Osho always brings his uniquely refreshing perspective—introducing the most difficult concepts to the widest possible audience with irreverent wit and thought-provoking inspiration.

Dark Magic

By Claudio Calzoni
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  • Publisher : Babelcube Inc.
  • Book Code : 1667420763
  • Total of Pages : 204
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 232
  • Pdf File: dark-magic.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Dark Magic by Claudio Calzoni Fantasy crimes and mysteries by Claudio Calzoni. Dark Magic Here are thirteen journeys between crimes and mysteries, between magicians and ancient swords, between the disturbing presences that inhabit the streets of Turin and the fantastic doors of possible futures. Twelve tales for lovers of Noir, Fantasy, Science Fiction and everyday life and an apocalyptic prophetic poem. Here are the Dark Spells summoned by Calzoni. Open the pages and get to know them ... you will not regret it.

ONE DARK NIGHT

By Ummed Singh
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  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Book Code : 3748754469
  • Total of Pages : 36
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 674
  • Pdf File: one-dark-night.pdf

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As a child, I was often afraid. My grandfather used to tell me stories of ghosts. I enjoyed listening. One day, My Grandfather told me a story. This super demonstration of the repulsions of subjugation opens with a frequenting. "124 was resentful. Loaded with an infant's venom. The female in the house realized it thus did the youngsters." In the Nobel prize-winning writer's most notable book, the phantom of a little child slaughtered by her mother to stop her from subjugation is a noxious sprite however furthermore an illustration for the manner by which the astonishing evil of servitude frequents its casualties after cancelation, frequents the records of America and should hang-out all of us. At the point when Morrison's death toll was once presented toward the start of August, numerous reporters referenced Beloved as probably the best novel ever. On the off chance that you haven't read it yet, what's wrong with you?Five storytellers hang-out this cheerful and inventive book, starting with the phantom of a little youngster filling in as a housemaid who kicks the bucket in the wake of moving into a stupid server on the fourth ground surface just to demonstrate she should fit. The wire snaps and down she goes and her plummet is an able beginning for a novel that surges fast by means of an examination of sorrow with a superb yell of "Woooo-hoooo" (its initial expression). This is a novel that demonstrates that apparition stories can go anyplace and be anything: charming, beautiful, and even entertaining. It is totally the most pliant of structures.

Windbreak

By Derek Alan Siddoway
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  • Publisher : Derek Alan Siddoway
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 213
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 146
  • Pdf File: windbreak.pdf

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From the fires of war, a queen must rise. Against all odds, Eva and her friends are alive. And they’ve returned home with the only chance the Windsworn have of defeating the Smelterborn. Hope, however, will prove to be short-lived and bittersweet. An army of iron golems marches west and nothing can stop them. To survive the coming war, the gryphon riders must stand with old enemies against the ancient darkness. As the fighting begins, a small band makes their way east on a desperate quest: to destroy the source of the Smelterborn’s power once and for all. Chances are, none of them will make it out alive. Eva and Fury will be tested like never before. Heroes will fall. Kingdoms will shatter. The price of victory has never been higher. Will Eva succeed in driving back the darkness or will everything she loves be crushed beneath the iron fist of the Smelterborn? Don’t miss the epic conclusion of the Gryphon Riders Trilogy!

The Dark Mirror

By Juliet Marillier
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  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Book Code : 1429913584
  • Total of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 819
  • Pdf File: the-dark-mirror.pdf

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THE DARK MIRROR is the first book in Juliet Marillier's Bridei Chronicles. Bridei is a young nobleman fostered at the home of Broichan, one of the most powerful druids in the land. His earliest memories are not of hearth and kin but of this dark stranger who while not unkind is mysterious in his ways. The tasks that he sets Bridei appear to have one goal--to make him a vessel for some distant purpose. What that purpose is Bridei cannot fathom but he trusts the man and is content to learn all he can about the ways of the world. But something happens that will change Bridei's world forever...and possible wreck all of Broichan's plans. For Bridei finds a child on their doorstep on a bitter MidWinter Eve, a child seemingly abandoned by the fairie folk. It is uncommonly bad luck to have truck with the Fair Folk and all counsel the babe's death. But Bridei sees an old and precious magic at work here and heedless of the danger fights to save the child. Broichan relents but is wary. The two grow up together and as Bridei comes to manhood he sees the shy girl Tuala blossom into a beautiful woman. Broichan sees the same process and feels only danger...for Tuala could be a key part in Bridei's future...or could spell his doom. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Rise of the Darkness

By C. A. Milson
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  • Publisher : N.a
  • Book Code : 1452369186
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 132
  • Pdf File: rise-of-the-darkness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Author C.A. Milson explores the line between good and evil in the new, thrilling page turner, The Chosen: Rise of the Darkness and introduces the reader into a terrifying world that will have you guessing until the very end.

Storms on the Rise

By Zachary Yale
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  • Publisher : Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1644926695
  • Total of Pages : 258
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 629
  • Pdf File: storms-on-the-rise.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"As prophecies are coming true and legends become law, an evil has risen from out of darkness, and only four small Frakz have any chance of defeating Him." As the world is nearing the brink of collapse and the threat of something much graver is at everyone's doorstep, one of the greatest wars history will remember breaks out in the country of Gargonear. Meanwhile an ancient darkness long forgotten by Man or Elf has been unleashed and searches for its master; whilst doing so it harbors itself in two small young adults, who now have the responsibility to destroy the curse within them before their enemy takes hold of it, and uses it to set the apocalyptic future in stone. The end of the age is coming...and none can stop it.