Download E-books Kalona's Fall: A House of Night Novella (House of Night Novellas) PDF

By P. C. Cast, Kristin Cast

FROM WARRIOR AND LOVER TO ENEMY AND BETRAYER, THE negative secrets and techniques OF KALONA'S previous ARE REVEALED He was once giggling together with her as he unfold his wings and lifted her from the floor, twirling her.
Nyx gasped and clutched his neck. Kalona tightened his fingers round her.
"Trust me, Goddess. i'd by no means allow you to fall."

From the sunlight and from the Moon, winged brothers are born: golden Erebus, playmate and buddy, and mysterious Kalona, Warrior and lover, partners of the Goddess Nyx.

From the 1st, Nyx loves them either deeply, yet in a different way. With Erebus, she will be able to speak and chuckle and dance, and take pleasure within the video games he performs one of the people of the Earth. With Kalona, the hearth in her physique burns vibrant, and she or he can leisure within the solace of his power and safeguard. yet for Kalona, Nyx's nights usually are not adequate. each moment he's not together with her he's full of doubt and longing, and each time he fails to thrill her, he can't forgive himself. governed by way of anger and jealousy of his brother, and ate up through his love for his Goddess, Kalona seeks the facility to end up his worthy, and to assert as soon as and for all that Nyx ceaselessly belongs to him.

And on the edges of the Earth, a Darkness is stirring, expecting its likelihood, for the entrance in via a middle that it understands will welcome it…

With greater than 12 million books in print, rights offered in virtually 40 nations, and greater than 3 years on The long island Times bestseller list―reaching as excessive as #1―the condominium of evening sequence is a world publishing sensation. Now, the thrill maintains because the solid mother-daughter duo stocks the again tales of some of the home of Night's such a lot important―and mysterious―characters. In Kalona's Fall, the shadows in Kalona's prior will ultimately come to light.

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Download E-books The Dig: A Taskforce Story, featuring an exclusive excerpt from DAYS OF RAGE (A Penguin Special from Dutton) (Kindle Single): A Taskforce Story, Featuring an Excerpt from Ghosts of War (Pike Logan) PDF

By Brad Taylor

In retired Delta strength officer Brad Taylor’s most recent exhilarating brief tale, Pike Logan’s own challenge to get Jennifer Cahill into the Taskforce turns into tied to an archaeological dig in Roswell, New Mexico, the place exposing a conspiracy ends up in anything even more treacherous than alien cover-ups.

Includes an excerpt of Brad Taylor's most up-to-date Pike Logan novel, The Forgotten Soldier, on sale 12/29/2015. 

After discovering the ruins of a Mayan temple—and saving the realm from a terrorist attack—in One tough Man, Pike Logan has been given the opportunity to rejoin the Taskforce, a most sensible mystery counterterrorist association that operates outdoors the boundaries folks legislations. yet ahead of he turns into an operator back, he’s decided to get Jennifer Cahill into the Taskforce in addition, although not anyone else turns out prepared to provide a feminine civilian a shot. Jennifer herself may quite concentrate on developing their new corporation, Grolier restoration prone, an archaeological learn business enterprise that Pike hopes also will function a worldly conceal for destiny Taskforce missions. whilst Grolier gets its first activity supply to try a domain in Roswell, New Mexico, Jennifer convinces Pike to move. yet after they arrive it’s transparent that there’s much more occurring than an easy look for Indian artifacts, and uncovering the secrets and techniques conscientiously guarded out within the wasteland couldn't basically price them their destiny with the Taskforce, yet their very lives.

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By Rick Bass

A New York occasions e-book Review Editors' Choice

"A literary titan...Bass is, arms down, a grasp of the quick shape, growing in a couple of pages a wildlife of mythic proportions." -- New York occasions publication Review

Long one in every of the main proficient practitioners of the fast tale, Rick Bass is unsurpassed in his skill to understand and painting the iconic truths of the human center. Now, finally, now we have the definitive selection of tales, new and previous, from the author Newsweek has known as "an American classic."

To learn his fiction is to think extra alive -- hooked up, incandescently, to "the short longshot of getting been selected for the human experience," as one among his characters places it.These pages exhibit women and men dwelling with ardour and tenderness on the outer limits of the senses, every one trying to triumph opposed to destiny. Bass offers searing insights into the complexity of kin and romantic entanglements, and his lush and amazing language attracts us ineluctably into the lives of those enticing humans and their brilliant atmosphere. The problematic tales accrued in For a short time -- brimming with magic and beauty, full of hard-won empathy, marbled all through with stunning imagery -- have the ability either to devastate and to uplift. jointly they show off an iconic American grasp at his peak.

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Download E-books Time Ages in a Hurry PDF

Because the collection's identify indicates, time's passage is the fil rouge of those tales.  All of Tabucchi's characters fight to discover routes of get away from a gift that's tough to undergo, and from locations within which political occasions have had deeply own ramifications for his or her personal lives.  

Each of the 9 tales in Time a long time in a rush is an inventive inquiry into anything hidden or disguised, which are exposed no longer by means of cause yet basically through feeling and instinct, by means of what isn't really stated.  Disquieted and disoriented but completely human of their loves and fears, the characters in those bright and infrequently playful tales be afflicted by what Tabucchi as soon as often called a "corrupted dating with history." every one protagonist needs to confront phantoms from the prior, faulty or fake ideals, and the private puzzles of identity--and every one in his or her personal manner finally ends up experiencing "an countless experience of liberation, as whilst ultimately we comprehend whatever we might identified all alongside and didn't wish to know."

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Download E-books My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales PDF

By Kate Bernheimer

The fairy story lives back during this publication of 40 new tales through many of the largest names in modern fiction.

Neil Gaiman, “Orange”
Aimee Bender, “The colour Master”
Joyce Carol Oates, “Blue-bearded Lover”
Michael Cunningham, “The Wild Swans”
These and greater than thirty different tales via Francine Prose, Kelly hyperlink, Jim Shepard, Lydia Millet, and plenty of different notable writers make up this exciting social gathering of fairy tales—the final literary dress party.
Spinning homes and speaking birds. Whispered secrets and techniques and borrowed wish. listed below are new tales sewn from previous skins, collected through visionary editor Kate Bernheimer and encouraged by way of every little thing from Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” and “The Little fit lady” to Charles Perrault’s “Bluebeard” and “Cinderella” to the Brothers Grimm’s “Hansel and Gretel” and “Rumpelstiltskin” to fairy stories by way of Goethe and Calvino and from China, Japan, Vietnam, Russia, Norway, and Mexico.
Fairy stories are our oldest literary culture, and but they chart the innovative frontiers of the twenty-first century as powerfully as they evoke our earliest encounters with literature. This exhilarating assortment restores their position within the literary canon.

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Download E-books Dubliners PDF

A definitive version of maybe the best brief tale assortment within the English language

James Joyce’s Dubliners is a vibrant and unflinching portrait of “dear soiled Dublin” on the flip of the 20th century. those fifteen tales, together with such unforgettable ones as “Araby,” “Grace,” and “The Dead,” delve into the center of the town of Joyce’s delivery, taking pictures the cadences of Dubliners’ speech and portraying with a nearly brute realism their outer and internal lives. Dubliners is Joyce at his so much obtainable and such a lot profound, and this version is the definitive textual content, approved via the Joyce property and collated from all identified proofs, manuscripts, and impressions to mirror the author’s unique wishes.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts more desirable through introductions and notes by means of unique students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books Throw Like A Girl: Stories PDF

By Jean Thompson

A grasp of brief fiction whose "best items are nearly as good because it will get in modern cction" (Newsday) returns, as Jean Thompson follows her nationwide e-book Award finalist assortment Who Do You Love with Throw Like a Girl.

listed here are twelve new tales that take lifeless goal on the secrets and techniques of womanhood, arcing from adolescence to event. each of Thompson's indelible characters -- fanatics, better halves, associates, and moms -- speaks her piece -- wry, indignant, hopeful -- concerning the international and women's locations in it.

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Download E-books The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag PDF

Robert A. Heinlein, the prestigious writer of Stranger in an odd Land, interrupts the lives of 2 usual humans for a terrifying night-ride alo ng the interface among truth and . . . our international. "One of the grand masters of technological know-how fiction."--Wall road magazine. Reissue.

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Download E-books The Undivided Self: Selected Stories PDF

Since the discharge of his first tale assortment in 1991, Will Self has been hailed as a grasp of the quick tale. Now, for the 1st time, chosen tales from his 5 hugely praised collections might be on hand in a single quantity, brought via Rick Moody. those tales, drawn from The volume thought of Insanity, Gray Area, Tough, tricky Toys for tricky, tricky Boys, Dr. Mukti and different stories of Woe, and Liver―plus one tale by no means prior to published―give us unforeseen comedian twists, masterful language, and the normal coloured via the absurd: a guy who reveals his mom jogging in a London suburb ten months after her demise; the peculiar nuances of a colorless workplace laborers day-by-day regimen; and a send-up of the British elite that occurs after a carcinogenic fog blankets England. in comparison favorably to Nabokov, Pynchon, Gaddis, Ballard, and DeLillo, Will Self is a daring satirist whose chosen tales symbolize the superior and so much outrageous fiction of the final decade.

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Download E-books Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos PDF

By H. P. Lovecraft

"The oldest and most powerful emotion of mankind is worry, and the oldest and most powerful form of worry is worry of the unknown."
--H. P. LOVECRAFT, "Supernatural Horror in Literature"

Howard Phillips Lovecraft eternally replaced the face of horror, delusion, and technology fiction with a notable sequence of news as influential because the works of Poe, Tolkien, and Edgar Rice Burroughs. His chilling mythology confirmed a gateway among the recognized universe and an historic measurement of otherworldly terror, whose unspeakable denizens and massive landscapes--dread Cthulhu, Yog-Sothoth, the Plateau of Leng, the Mountains of Madness--have earned him an enduring position within the background of the macabre.

In stories of the Cthulhu Mythos, a pantheon of horror and fantasy's most interesting authors pay tribute to the grasp of the macabre with a set of unique tales set within the fearsome Lovecraft tradition:

¸  The name of Cthulhu through H. P. Lovecraft: The sound asleep monster-gods go back to the realm of mortals.
¸  Notebook present in a abandoned condo by means of Robert Bloch: A lone farmboy chronicles his final stand opposed to a hungering backwoods evil.
¸  Cold Print via Ramsey Campbell: An avid reader of forbidden books unearths a treasure trove of lethal volumes--available for a bloodcurdling price.
¸  The Freshman by way of Philip José Farmer: A scholar of the black arts gets an schooling in horror at infamous Miskatonic University.


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