Download E-books This Rough Magic (Heirs of Alexandria Book 2) PDF

By Mercedes Lackey, Eric Flint, Dave Freer

The Demon Chernobog—
Foiled yet now not Conquered
in The Shadow of the Lion
is again to beat Sixteenth-Century Venice!

Chernobog had come inside of a hair of seizing absolute energy in Venice, yet used to be thwarted by means of the parent Lion-spirit, who woke up to guard his urban from the power-mad demon. however the energy of the Lion is restricted to Venice, and Chernobog has a brand new best friend within the King of Hungary, who has beseiged the island of Corfu to grab keep watch over of the Adriatic from Venice. Trapped at the island is the small band of heroes who aroused from sleep the Lion and thwarted Chernobog earlier than. faraway from the Lion's aid, Manfred and Erik lead guerrillas opposed to the foe, and Maria discovers old magical powers at the island. If she will be able to make alliance with them, she are able to repel the invaders—but no longer with no paying a sour own rate. . . .

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Praise for the Prequel, The Shadow of the Lion:

"The prolific Lackey and cohorts Flint and Freer whip up a luscious bouillabaisse of politics, intrigue, love and black magic set in an "Other-worldly, New-Age Venice. . . ." The authors' use of latest American vernacular . . . rather than pompous interval speech retains the pages turning quick. . . ." —Publishers Weekly

"[A] big concoction of exchange heritage, excessive myth, and historic romance set within the sixteenth-century Venice of an alternative global . . . wealthy plotting, bright characterization, and opulent evocation of Renaissance ethics and tradition may still make readers flip all of the pages." —Booklist

". . . a sweeping trade background. .. .The authors deftly wield the juxtaposition of fable and heritage right into a finely crafted story." —Romantic Times

"[A] best choose . . . fast paced motion and intricate, plausible settings." —The Bookwatch

Mercedes Lackey, writer of the bestselling Heralds of Valdemar and Bardic Voices sequence, begun existence as a toddler and has been trying to rectify that mistakes ever on account that. Named for actress Mercedes McCambridge, she has been attempting without good fortune to get the Benz vehicle professionals to acknowledge the usual hyperlink among her identify and theirs, and supply her using an M100 or a few number of high-end activities vehicle for free of charge. This, too, has had a unique loss of luck. except writing she will be stumbled on at a number of instances prying the talons of the birds of prey she is trying to nurse again to wellbeing and fitness out of her palms, endangering her imaginative and prescient by means of growing a variety of types of paintings Beadwork, and cross-stitching dragons, gryphons, and different semi-mythological fauna. in the interim, her hair is crimson, her favourite colour is eco-friendly, and she or he is roofed through numerous participants of her flock of puppy parrots, cockatoos and macaws, all of that are attempting to aid her type8shgalal-akejbejks9ife.

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Download E-books The Edge of Midnight RPG (EMP1000) PDF

By Rob Vaux

"There's 1000000 tales within the bare urban. one in all them simply melted your car." input an international the place the suggest streets pass on eternally and the one justice comes on the finish of a gun. adventure a different tackle the gritty international of noir, tailored for the role-playing adventure. It s a universe of gumshoes and gun molls, of darkish deeds and difficult offerings. yet this isn t simply any noir global. The legislation of physics may be damaged the following like all different legislation resulting in felony warlocks who ply magic like bootleggers smuggling gin. Inhuman gaunts - males twisted into the shape of inhuman monsters - rule the streets, whereas inner most detectives offer justice for a cost. It s an international only a color off our personal, the place the skyscrapers loom taller and the shadows yawn wider. It s a global with a dismal riddle at its middle, one that in basic terms the courageous or the determined have the heart to hunt. It s a global at the cusp of the abyss... an international ready on the fringe of middle of the night.

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Download E-books One Fell Sweep (Innkeeper Chronicles) PDF

By Ilona Andrews

Dina DeMille could run the nicest mattress and Breakfast in pink Deer, Texas, yet she caters to a truly specific form of visitor… the type that not anyone on the earth is meant to grasp approximately. visitors like a former intergalactic tyrant with a powerful bounty on her head, the Lord Marshal of a strong vampire extended family, and a displaced-and-superhot werewolf; so don’t stand too shut, otherwise you can be collateral harm. yet what passes for Dina’s common existence is set to be thrown into chaos. First, she needs to rescue her long-distant older sister, Maud, who’s been exiled along with her relations to a planet that services because the so much lawless penal colony in view that Botany Bay. Then she consents to aid a visitor whose final probability at saving his civilization may convey loss of life and catastrophe to all Dina holds expensive. Now Gertrude Hunt is less than siege by way of a extended family of assassins. to maintain her visitors secure and to discover her lacking mom and dad, Dina will chance every little thing, whether she has to pay the last word expense. even though Sean can have whatever to claim approximately that! From the hot York instances number 1 bestselling writer, Ilona Andrews, comes a brand new story from the Innkeeper Chronicles “Ilona Andrews’s books are assured stable reads.”—Patricia Briggs, number 1 long island occasions bestselling writer of fireside Touched

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Download E-books Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability) PDF

By David T. Mitchell

Narrative Prosthesis: incapacity and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a story concept of the pervasive use of incapacity as a tool of characterization in literature and movie. It argues that, whereas different marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion because of a dearth of pictures reflecting their adventure, the marginality of disabled humans has happened in the middle of the perpetual stream of pictures of incapacity in print and visible media. The manuscript's six chapters provide comparative readings of key texts within the background of incapacity illustration, together with the tin soldier and lame Oedipus, Montaigne's "infinities of kinds" and Nietzsche's "higher men," the functionality historical past of Shakespeare's Richard III, Melville's Captain Ahab, the small city grotesques of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and Katherine Dunn's self-induced freaks in Geek Love.
David T. Mitchell is affiliate Professor of Literature and Cultural reviews, Northern Michigan collage. Sharon L. Snyder is Assistant Professor of movie and Literature, Northern Michigan University.

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Download E-books Virgin (The Cat Star Chronicles) PDF

By Cheryl Brooks

He's by no means Met a person Who Made Him Purr...And he will by no means provide His physique with out Giving His Heart

Starship pilot Dax by no means encountered a girl he sought after badly adequate. till he met Ava Karon.

Dax is excited to take Ava again to her domestic planet, until eventually he reveals out she's returning to an outdated boyfriend.

As their trip jointly becomes a quest neither anticipated, Ava might supply herself to Dax in a heartbeat. other than he does not understand the very first thing approximately seducing a woman.

The 7th installment in wildly renowned Cat big name Chronicles, a magical romance sequence that includes heroes with a pussycat gene that provides them striking sexual powers.

The Cat famous person Chronicles:
Slave (Book 1)
Warrior (Book 2)
Rogue (Book 3)
Outcast (Book 4)
Fugitive (Book 5)
Hero (Book 6)
Virgin (Book 7)
Stud (Book 8)
Wildcat (Book 9)
Rebel (Book 10)

Praise for the Cat celebrity Chronicles:
"Sexy and fascinating... leaves the reader longing for the subsequent tale that includes those pleasing aliens." -Romantic Times
"Ms. Brooks has a fashion of wearing the reader off into the stars... I hugely suggest this whole is motion packed event that may draw the reader in and preserve them turning the pages." -The Romance Studio
"A sequence that has completely captivated me." -Romance Junkies

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Download E-books The Crimson Sword (Legend of Asahiel, Book 1) PDF

By Eldon Thompson

The Age of guy has started. long past are the elves and dwarves, orcs and trolls, and different creatures of legend. Having pushed the "undesirables" from their lands, the kingdoms of the island continent of Pentania have begun a brand new bankruptcy in human heritage. The gods are a fantasy, magic is a forsaken artwork, and the avatars, shepherds of the races, have light into the mists of time. Now, mankind will rule. yet they aren't alone.

When the king of Alson is assassinated and the capital besieged by way of a nefarious wizard, even the distant village of Diln isn't really immune from the chaos and terror that sweep the world. Torn from his domestic, younger Jarom starts off a deadly trip to invite for reduction opposed to the implacable usurper.

But quickly the machinations of a mysterious council lead Jarom to a likely preordained quest: to discover one of many legendary Swords of Asahiel, the divine talismans utilized by the elven avatars within the forging of the earth itself. He needs to achieve this not just to set up himself as a pace-setter for his humans, yet to aid shop a fledgling, quarrelsome mankind. For the Demon Queen Spithaera has woke up from the Abyss, and humanity is ready to benefit how very powerless it may be opposed to the traditional terrors of the world.

And no matter if actual or imagined, future isn't so simply claimed.

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Download E-books Gods Old and Dark (The World Gates, Book 3) PDF

By Holly Lisle

The spellbinding end to the tremendous epic of wonderful event and worlds inside of worlds.

Live magic has lower back to the Earth -- because the demons of each universe assemble to ruin it ...

The international Gates provide passage into numerous geographical regions, dimensions, and nightmares, altering without end these few with the braveness to pass over. Lauren Dane and Molly McColl, sisters reworked, now carry the way forward for all residing issues of their palms -- for Lauren's project to deliver life-giving magic again to Earth and different death worlds has now not long gone ignored. And Molly's energy to guard her won't carry opposed to the numerous historical evils which are remaining in. For the maelstrom is coming to tug down gods and people alike. And darkness would certainly succeed except a final, determined stand is made opposed to the scary evening Watch, eater of worlds.

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Download E-books Under the Faraway Sky (Fullmetal Alchemist Novel, Volume 4) PDF

It is only been a yr because the Elric brothers set out on their trip to discover the elusive Philosopher's Stone. yet much has occurred in that couple of minutes. For something, Edward has develop into an reliable country Alchemist. And, as such, he frequently unearths himself within the thick of 1 risky state of affairs after one other. Now, sidelined with a fever in a distant village, Edward is all at once reunited with a youth buddy. although he is turn into a worthwhile member of his country's army association, Edward can not help feeling a pang of jealousy. whereas he and his brother's destiny is inexorably sure to contemporary life-altering occasions, his good friend is busy learning to turn into a physician and making his desires come actual. unexpectedly, Edward begins wondering the aim of his lifestyles. tales from the youth of Edward and Alphonse Elric--not noticeable in both the manga or anime! additionally contains the heartwarming tale, "Roy's Holiday," that includes Colonel Mustang and Lieutenant Colonel Hughes.

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Download E-books Drip Drop Teardrop PDF

By Samantha Young

From the recent York occasions and united states at the present time bestselling writer of On Dublin Street.

Drip Drop Teardrop, a Novella.

Even loss of life Can Fall in Love...

Avery hasn’t had it effortless.

When she used to be ten years previous her mom and dad died in a motor vehicle crash. Now 9 years later her Aunt Caroline is the single relatives she has left. And Caroline is loss of life.

So whilst loss of life comes knocking (quite actually) within the type of the broken and hazardous, Brennus, Avery makes a care for the reaper with the intention to store Caroline.

Brennus is an Ankou.

One of the various, as soon as mortal women and men, who got the alternative to turn into an immortal in trade for ferrying the lifeless over into their afterlife.

Nine years in the past Brennus took Avery’s mom and dad and attempted to take Avery, yet she fought him and received. surprised by means of her energy Brennus Avery and has watched over her.

Now he understands Avery is the single to supply him freedom from his legal responsibility to the lifeless.

And he’ll cease at not anything to have her.


"This is really a distinct paranormal learn that older YA readers will get pleasure from. Drip Drop Teardrop is quickly learn that takes readers right into a darker global that choked with love, sacrifice, hot romance and places a distinct spin at the outer world." Mundie mothers Reviews

"This was once one other nice booklet by way of Samantha younger. although it was once brief, it nonetheless held my recognition the full time. It was once certainly assorted from the affection tales I’ve learn within the past." as soon as Upon a Twilight Reviews

"The romance of this tale simply is going to teach what a skilled writer younger is for writing a middle preventing romance. Brennus and Avery provide a severe and rapid romance sporting readers throughout the tale effortlessly." The ebook Whisperer stories

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