By Robert E. Howard
By China Mieville
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.
By John A Bannon; Richard Kaufman; Matthew Field; Mark Phillips; Anne Dabney Richardson; All authors
By Jane Andrews
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.
By Jean Lapointe (ed.)
ANTHROPOLOGICA is the respectable e-book of the Canadian learn Centre for Anthropology, Saint Paul collage, Ottawa, Canada.
Anthropologica is released two times a yr and positive factors articles in the fields of cultural and social anthropology and similar disciplines.
By Harry Moyle
The Hampden dossier
By Simon Van Booy
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.
By Beth Lordan
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.
By Lynn Kurland, Patricia Potter, Deborah Simmons, Visit Amazon's Glynnis Campbell Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Glynnis Campbell,
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
By Lisa Dierbeck
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.
“Cause for alarm.” —Vanity Fair
“Gripping.” —O, the Oprah Magazine
“Fast-paced, psychologically taut … beguiling … sly and sharp.” —New York Observer