New PDF release: The End of the Trail: Western Stories (The Works of Robert

By Robert E. Howard

ISBN-10: 0803205201

ISBN-13: 9780803205208

ISBN-10: 0803273568

ISBN-13: 9780803273566

"I used to be born within the little ex-cowtown of Peaster [Texas],” Robert E. Howard wrote to a pal, and the 1st tale he ever released (in 1922) was once a Western caricature. even though he went directly to write hundreds of thousands of delusion stories set in Conan’s Hyborian kingdoms, Kull’s old Atlantis, and Solomon Kane’s darkest Africa, his center consistently remained within the West. In 1929 he begun publishing Western stories, yet they have been not like any the style had ever seen—they didn’t have satisfied endings or ideal heroes. They have been grimmer, extra motion packed, even cataclysmically violent.
 
Howard was once desirous about outlaws and gunmen, in particular those that “crossed over” to turn into lawmen, and he knew and interviewed many “old-timers—old legislation officials, path drivers, cattlemen, buffalo hunters, and pioneers.” The twelve tales amassed right here exhibit a West stripped right down to necessities, the place internalized codes of private honor, loyalty, and braveness subject greater than legislation, growth, or civilization. additionally incorporated are 4 articles, suggestive of his wide-ranging interests—from Billy the child to the eerie and unexplained happenings at the frontier.
 
“To me the annals of the land pulse with blood and life,” Howard wrote, and his Western tales are choked with memorable characters, heart-pounding motion, and the special prose generations of lovers have come to grasp, and count on, and appreciate.

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New PDF release: Looking for Jake and Other Stories

By China Mieville

ISBN-10: 1405048301

ISBN-13: 9781405048309

Step right into a London ravaged through unearthly creatures right away completely alien and chillingly general. In China Mieville's award-winning novella "The Tain", we research the cause of the invaders' poor revenge. One survivor needs to trek during the ruins of town with a determined plan to face opposed to their attack. as well as "The Tain", this incredible assortment includes 13 brief tales, of visionary cityscapes and concrete paranoia, ghosts, monsters and very unlikely illnesses. numerous of the tales are released the following for the 1st time: those contain one set in New Crobuzon, the positioning of the award-winning sequence of novels that begun with Perdido highway Station; and one in comic-strip shape, illustrated via best image artist Liam Sharp. This assortment monitors the sheer imaginitive scope of China Mieville's paintings.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Stories Mother Nature Told Her Children (Yesterday's by Jane Andrews

By Jane Andrews

ISBN-10: 1599150638

ISBN-13: 9781599150635

Mom Nature unfolds a few of her Most worthy secrets and techniques. She tells approximately amber, concerning the dragon-fly and its awesome historical past, approximately water-lilies, how the Indian corn grows, what bizarre doings the Frost Giants interact in, approximately coral, and starfish, and coal mines, and lots of different issues within which young children take satisfaction.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Missing Statues by Simon Van Booy

By Simon Van Booy

ISBN-10: 0061926221

ISBN-13: 9780061926228

On the verge of giving up—anchored to desires that by no means got here real and to those that have lengthy due to the fact disappeared from their lives—Van Booy's characters stroll the streets of those stark and gorgeous tales till probability conferences with strangers strength them to stand accountability for lives they concept had persisted on with no them.

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Beth Lordan's But Come Ye Back: A Novel in Stories PDF

By Beth Lordan

ISBN-10: 0060530375

ISBN-13: 9780060530372

ISBN-10: 0061366358

ISBN-13: 9780061366352

For thirty-some years, Lyle has made a existence for his relatives operating as an accountant. but if he retires, his Irish-born spouse, Mary, desires to go away the US and cross domestic -- the place the sea is close to and the butter has style. a little grudgingly, Lyle concurs, yet in the course of their years in Galway, they observe that the surprises of lifestyles usually are not over. Going house is extra advanced than butter and the bay, and thirty content material years doesn't suggest couple is resistant to romantic intrigue. during this new existence, whereas Mary and Lyle are rediscovering one another and development a richer existence jointly, an unforeseen occasion forces Lyle to come to a decision the place his domestic really is. advised in "quiet tales with feelings like outdated stepping-stones that experience sunk underneath the skin" (Christian technology Monitor), Beth Lordan's evocative and heartfelt novel explores the complicated emotional terrain of mature marital relationships.

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Download e-book for kindle: A Knight's Vow by Lynn Kurland, Patricia Potter, Deborah Simmons, Visit

By Lynn Kurland, Patricia Potter, Deborah Simmons, Visit Amazon's Glynnis Campbell Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Glynnis Campbell,

ISBN-10: 0515131512

ISBN-13: 9780515131512

Knights to remember...Fantasies are made from knights in shining armor.  males whose ferocity in conflict was once tempered through a code of chivalry...whose passions introduced them to their knees prior to the ladies they desired...whose loyalty and honor  by no means wavered--and whose vows have been by no means broken.  those are the lads of our dreams--and now you will find them in 4 breathtaking Medieval stories by way of modern-day such a lot acclaimed writers of historic romance...A Knight's Vow that includes: "The vacationer" via Lynn Kurland "The Minstrel" by means of Patricial Potter "The Bachelor Knight" by way of Deborah Simmons "The Siege" through Glynnis Campbell

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The autobiography of Jenny X by Lisa Dierbeck PDF

By Lisa Dierbeck

ISBN-10: 1935928198

ISBN-13: 9781935928195

ISBN-10: 1935928201

ISBN-13: 9781935928201

At the floor of items Nadia Orsini’s lifestyles seems to be cozy and unremarkable – Ivy League informed, fortunately married to a physician, a mom of 3, and a reasonably winning photographer. yet now not all is because it turns out. Nadia has been telling lies. not anyone, no longer even her kin, understands approximately her earlier, her darkish dealings with a U.S. senator, or the scandal she used to be stuck up in surrounding his younger son. Then, Nadia gets a tense package deal within the mail and her masks threatens to collapse, exposing a frightening mystery. She realizes a person is spying on her, has damaged in to her studio and rummaged via her hidden secure. If she can’t cease them, she's going to lose her husband, family members, suburban domestic – and the precarious carry on her personal singular identity.

Meanwhile, from a jail mobile within the mountains, a convicted felon named Christopher Benedict is hatching a plot. The chief of a shadowy team of Aktionists, he writes day-by-day to a lady identified purely as “Jenny X.”

Lisa Dierbeck’s startling first novel, One tablet Makes You Smaller, gave an unflinching, uncooked account of a dating among a charismatic grownup guy and an underage lady. Set within the gritty artwork global of the 70s, its dazzling humor, honesty and eroticism drew acclaim from various guides, together with The Boston Globe, the la instances, O (the Oprah magazine), Publisher’s Weekly and the recent York occasions ebook evaluation, which named it a striking publication of 2003.

Editorial Reviews

“Cause for alarm.” —Vanity Fair

“Gripping.” —O, the Oprah Magazine

“Fast-paced, psychologically taut … beguiling … sly and sharp.” —New York Observer

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