A Sicilian fisherman plucks an American suicide tourist from the sea. One is a fugitive for murder, the other simply a tormented soul. They might be of use to one another - unless they kill each other first.
Even in a place with so many eyes, so many locks, lapses are inevitable. Eventually an escape, however temporary, will reveal itself.
So it is that they sit this night on the hospital roof, legs dangling over the dizzying drop. Shreds of cirrus cloud besmirch the ink overhead so the usual grand show of stars is hidden away, but they don't mind. It is enough to be up here in the crisp open air, free of the walls.
The little squirrel died on the first night in spite of his best efforts. For the first time in many years he had wept with real and profound grief, great heart-wounding sobs and rivers of tears that defied all possibility given the numbing medication in his body.
Micheline did not blame him for the failure. She simply said, 'Lucky baby, her suffering is ...
"Every Man His Own Poet; Or, The Inspired Singer's Recipe Book" by W. H. Mallock. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Humor & Entertainment Length: 25 Pages (1,655 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Deathworld centers on Jason dinAlt, a professional gambler who uses his erratic psionic abilities to tip the odds in his favor. While visiting the planet Cassylia, he is challenged by a man named Kerk Pyrrus (an ambassador of the planet Pyrrus) to turn a large amount of money into an immense sum by gambling at a government-run casino. He succeeds and survives the planetary government's desperate efforts to take back the money. Bothered that he may finally have met someone superior to him, he decides to accompany Kerk to Pyrrus, despite being warned that it is the deadliest world ever colonized by humans.
Genre: Fantasy Length: 177 Pages (1,404 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Henry Drummond collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Natural Law in the Spiritual World
The Ascent of Man
The Monkey That Would Not Kill
The New Evangelism
Love, the Greatest Thing in the World
Lessons From the Angelus
First! An Address to Boys
The Changed Life, the Greatest Need of the World
Dealing With Doubt
Stones Rolled Away
The Man Who Is Down
One Way to Help Boys
An Appeal to the Outsider: or, the Claims of Christianity
Life on the Top Floor
The Kingdom of God and Your Part in It
The Three Elements of a Complete Life
A Life for a Life
The Ideal Man
The City Without a Church
The Programme of Christianity
There has been a nuclear war on Earth, and from the ashes rose a new society with a world government run from the capital city built on Manhattan Island after Manhattan was obliterated by a "sun-bomb." Far out in space, a four-eyed, eight-armed alien known only as "the Nipe" is looking for someplace to set down and repair his damaged, gradually failing spaceship. Nipe crashes on earth and begins to wreak carnage and death as it tries to survive and to find a way off the planet. No one survives contact with the alien and no one can determine the reasons for its actions. The only solution appears to be to develop an enhanced human to confront and defeat the alien.
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Antic Hay takes place in London, and depicts the aimless or self-absorbed cultural elite in the sad and turbulent times following the end of World War I. The story follows one Theodore Gumbril in his invention of Gumbril's Patent Small-Clothes, trousers which contain a pneumatic cushion in the seat. Gumbril's quest for love occasionally makes him resort to utilizing "The Complete Man" which is a disguise he concocts around a false full beard. He relates to a diverse cast of characters in bohemian, artistic and intellectual circles. Everybody is lost but at the same time looking for happiness while everything is going out of control in a ridiculous and comic way.
In Dear Love, From Pam, readers hear directly from Pam in an epistolary story, as she tries to make sense of her world that is slowly turning upside down again. May be read as a prologue to Portrait of Marriage. Readers received the letter as a special gift for their support, and it's now available for the first time on Amazon.
Genre: Drama & Plays Length: 38 Pages (1,771 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Isabel Loment, engaged to the ordinary and unexceptional Marshall Stokes, leads a peripatetic existence as the ward of her aunt, Ann Moor. Their travels take them to the downlands of Sussex, to Runhill Court, an ancient home owned by Henry Judge. There Isabel discovers a strange staircase few can see, which leads upwards to three doors. She chooses one, which opens onto a room that appears to exist only part of the time; what might lie behind the other doors remains a mystery. In the room she reencounters Judge. There they find new insights and are able to express themselves in new ways, but are unable to recall what has transpired there when they leave... David Lindsay was an author now best remembered for the philosophical science fiction novel A Voyage to Arcturus. The secret of Lindsay's originality as a novelist lies in his metaphysical assumptions.
Spiritual warfare isn't as simple as waking up in the morning and telling yourself it's going to be a great day. Developing a battle strategy against an invisible enemy isn't something you are born with; it's a learning process, and odds are, you will first experience confusion and frustration before becoming a fully committed warrior in Christ's army.
Changing your mindset and behaviors is essential so you can grow in Jesus instead of getting caught up in sin. The assertion of confidence is examined by several theories with valid arguments about character, psychological and social development, and beliefs. However, no matter the theory, they all have one thing in common -- the factors that influence a positive sense of worth and social and psychological consequences of choice. Good or bad, these decisions play an important part in our fight against the evil forces of darkness.
There is no doubt that the Bible contains valid truths about the conflict between good and evil. Estimated ...
Granny would often tell me about her visits to the Post Office on a Tuesday to collect her pension and some of the things she heard while waiting in the queue. So I thought I would put a few of them together and share them with you. She couldn't bring herself to say the word vibrator, so she wrote it down on a piece of paper and passed it under the table.
Mason was messy.
He was very messy!
He didn't like to clean anything, especially his own room.
His mom tried all possible way to convince him to clean his room,
But Messy didn't want to.
Until one day, something unexpected happened that motivated Mason
to do it by himself.
This bed-time children's story tells the tale of Mason and his mom and a fun
and easy way to motivate kids to clean their room by themselves,
nor promising all kind of gifts...
This carefully crafted ebook: "Beasts and Super-Beasts" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents:
The Open Window
The Unkindest Blow
The Schartz-Metterklume Method
The Seventh Pullet
The Blind Spot
A Touch of Realism
The Yarkand Manner
The Byzantine Omelette
The Feast of Nemesis
The Quince Tree
The Forbidden Buzzards
Clovis on Parental Responsibilities
A Holiday Task
The Stalled Ox
A Defensive Diamond
The Lumber Room
The Philanthropist and the Happy Cat
Genre: Fantasy Length: 202 Pages (1,382 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Henry Drummond collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
Love, the Greatest Thing in the World
Lessons from the Angelus
First! An Address to Boys
The Changed Life, the Greatest Need of the World
Dealing with Doubt
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Cloud thinks he's better than Ocean. For he can fly! What's cooler than flying? But others are cool too, and the sun teaches him that lesson.
An entertaining and thought-provoking story that teaches children to value others by placing themselves in the others' shoes. With amazing illustrations by A.S. Valero.
A fun and exciting fantasy adventure novel for kids and preteens!
Girls really can be heroes, and a little magic helps too.
Katie is a normal girl living a normal life, until she falls through a glowing crevice in the sidewalk. She makes a note to herself to avoid glowing crevices in the future.
On the other side of the crevice lies Dreamland, a realm of fantasy and magic, a place where she can let her imagination soar and develop new powers. Katie has no idea why she's there or what she's supposed to do, and she meets other kids also stunned to find themselves in the same realm of mystery. When a strange woman in white appears, Katie and her friends learn that Dreamland is under a threat only they can stop, while the woman "helps" the kids with incomplete instructions and unclear advice that frustrates them enormously.
Through the confusion, Katie has the adventure of a lifetime, with magic, self-discovery, battles, and the potential collision of worlds, while she faces her ...
When queen Geneva first set foot in the interstellar war, she thought she had taken the worst job in the world: an agricultural country with limited resources, a few allies ready to turn about at any time, and an enemy who makes the rules but never follow them. With the completion of the starlight fortress, hope begins to emerge. All she needs to do is use the fortress wisely, defeat warships barehanded, and, above all, tell who the true enemy is. (Word count: 80,000)
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Psi-Power Trilogy follows adventures and misadventures of Kenneth J, Malone, the Government's expert on "impossibilities," who lives in a world of supernatural and psychic powers such as telepathy and teleportation.
"Brain Twister" - In the near future FBI agent Ken Malone, the Government's expert on "impossibilities," has to track down a psychic spy with the help of an insane old lady who thinks she is the Queen.
"The Impossibles" - Ken Malone and the FBI are engrossed in another case of psychic abilities and impossible crimes. New models of cars start to drive away with no one at the driving sit, valuable things are disappearing from locked safes, and the criminal is apparently walking through the walls.
"Supermind" - FBI has arrested three low level Soviet spies - Brubitsch, Borbitsch, and Garbitsch. As they didn't commit any serious crimes, FBI decides to ship them back ...
"The romance of war in its most thrilling form is exemplified in this narrative of the adventures of "The World's Greatest Military Spies and Secret Service Agents." Much has been published upon the subject of espionage, and the memoirs and secret histories of the courts of Europe give us instances of men and women who have gained favor and money, if not honor and glory, by selling back-stairs gossip concerning their fellow creatures; but the aim of the present work has been rather to relate the big exploits of those who faced great personal danger and risked their lives for the sake of flag and country."
During the time of the Pharaohs of Egypt, the goddess Bastet is sent by Ra to prevent the murder of the expectant mother of the next Pharaoh. Ra has foreseen the death of the Great Royal Wife, but the future is clouded as to the identity of the killer. Bastet must discover who will commit the murder, prevent it, and thereby thwart a period of chaos certain to ensue should the future heir be kept from being born. Treachery and deceit lurk around every corner as the goddess of fertility sets about to prevent disaster and death not just of the unborn Pharaoh and his mother, but of an entire civilization.
AUTHOR BIO: Robert lives deep in the heart of Texas where he teaches martial arts and writes in his spare time. He is a former military paramedic, former criminal investigator, and former private detective. He has had various poems and short stories previously published in small press literary magazines, but most notably in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine, and most recently ...
The Grandchildren decided they wanted to go to the park and play on the swings. The little girl was only six years old, but she had an impish smirk on her face as she discussed things with her older brother in whispers. They wanted to see me crash and burn on that dreaded zip wire once again. It was true, last time I had fallen off and it looked like they wanted me to do it all again. If not, then perhaps they would be satisfied with a few bruises, or a sprained ankle. What they didn't know was, I was ready for my finest hour.
"Life of Frederick Marryat" by David Hannay. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 125 Pages (2,312 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
The Mississippi Bubble revolves around the story of John Law and the famous "Mississippi Bubble", an economic crisis of speculative investment in the French colony of Louisiana. Upon finishing his education John Law intends to pursue a financial career in London, but gets involved in a duel. He escapes the sentence and travels abroad and explores the upper reaches of the St. Lawrence and to the Mississippi. John gets involved in dubious money printing business and chance has thrown him together with a woman who he takes as mistress.
Emerson Hough (1857-1923) was an American author best known for writing western stories, adventure tales and historical novels. His best known works include western novels The Mississippi Bubble and The Covered Wagon, The Young Alaskans series of adventure novels, and historical works The Way to the West and The Story of the Cowboy.
The story of the "Badge of Infamy" is set in the future where powerful unions called lobbies control much of society. One of the most powerful lobbies is the medical lobby, which following a pandemic that spread across earth, has required all medicine from being practiced only by authorized lobby members and only in approved lobby facilities. Daniel Feldman was once a doctor but has now become a pariah due to his breach of these rules. Trying to escape the shame he travels to Mars, where he discovers a disaster threatening billions of lives.
In "The Sky Is Falling" Computer engineer Dave Hanson is transported from Earth to a world where the rules of science and physics are replaced by the rules of magic. Hanson was summoned to help save the world's sky from collapsing. The sky is a literal dome that arches above the world, with the sun and stars not massive celestial bodies trillions of miles away, but smaller lights that move about within the dome of the sky. Hanson must find a way ...
An exciting, full color picture book about a brave little bee with a disability. The story clearly demonstrates that bravery comes in all shapes and sizes. The full-color 3D pictures will captivate young and old alike.
The perfect bedtime story!
GET READY FOR SWASHBUCKLING ACTION AMONG THE STARS
In the vein of Star Wars, Star Trek, Firefly, and Guardians of the Galaxy, this space opera collection includes humorous action and adventure alongside stories with heart. These tales won't leave you in the pits of despair. Instead, they'll lift your spirits, taking you to places unknown.
You'll travel the stars to far-flung planets, meeting heroic humans and aliens alike -- even a mech and a clone. There may be lions and jet packs, to boot. No pigs in this space, but otherwise, all bets are off.
Strap in, and prepare yourself for a wild ride!
INCLUDED IN THIS COLLECTION:
"Captain Quasar and the Kolarii Kidnappers" by Milo James Fowler
"The Ungreat Escape" by Siobhan Gallagher
"All Comms Down" by Anne E. Johnson
"Remembrance Day" by Simon Kewin
"The Lion's Den" by Devin Miller
"Captain Clone" by Deborah Walker
Are you seeking natural ways and home made remedies to deal with minor ailments like colds, headaches and pains, like back pain caused by stress and how to start using essential oils in the home...
Are you interested in learning how to harness nature's healing powers contained in essential oils through the process of aromatherapy, and how to use aromatherapy oils...
Do you want to learn the many benefits and uses of aromatherapy oils, how to use essential oils for hair, using essential oils on skin, various essential oil blends for your diffuser, and perfume recipes using essential oils...
Then these "Essential Oil Recipes and Natural Home Remedies" Series books are for you.
This book "A Basic How to Use Essential Oils Guide for Stress & Depression" is the second book in the "Essential Oil Recipes and Natural Home Remedies" Series.
This is a basic essential oils guide on how to blend and mix aromatherapy oils for the various methods of application, like using in a diffuser, ...
Darkness lurks beneath London's glittering surface...
Discover London's dark side in a new collection of short stories written by award-winning and international bestselling authors!
Let us take you from Golders Green, in a tale of redemption, to Hope's End, the final stop on a rambling Tube ride.
Then head to Jack the Ripper's Whitechapel where you learn of an unforeseen murder - and not only one, as women fall prey to the most brutal crimes!
Onwards, we head to the shores of the River Thames, where a young girl fears a sea monster and always carries a knife. Then you visit a pub where the owner is losing the plot.
A Tube ride with an unexpected twist leads to a vision from the past. Then we introduce you to a ghost who stalks her friends.
Lastly, discover the splendour of Westminster Palace, but is it a safe place for a woman with her sights on the English throne?
Dark London Volume One: nine gripping short stories that leave you gasping for breath as London's dark side is ...
"A Texas Cowboy" subtitled as "Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony" is one of the few books which offers a true look into the life of a real cowboy and that too written by someone who had actually lived the life.
"While ranching on the Indian Territory line, close to Caldwell, Kansas, in the winter of '82 and '83, we boys -- there being nine of us -- made an iron-clad rule that whoever was heard swearing or caught picking grey backs off and throwing them on the floor without first killing them, should pay a fine of ten cents for each and every offense. The proceeds to be used for buying choice literature -- something that would have a tendency to raise us above the average cow-puncher... "
Charlie Siringo was an American lawman, detective and agent for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.
Genre: History Length: 117 Pages (2,256 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
"Shenandoah" by Bronson Howard. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: History Length: 133 Pages (1,726 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
"Morning Morning" is an inspiring, bright, and fun book for children and is part of KICKS Books Faith Series. Your children will experience the joy of each new day as they read about the morning's sunrise with a bluebird's song. They will laugh, learn, be inspired, and encouraged as this book builds faith with joy. They will enjoy the rhythm and rhyme of the bluebird's song, as they use the easy to use Pop-Up text option. Your children will fly through this fun, inspirational, and educational book!
The KICKS Books' Young Artist Series features books for kids, illustrated BY kids. Your youngsters will explore the imagination of their peers with this unique book.
All her life, Aunt Crete has been tormented by sister and her niece but fate has something else in store for her. The arrival of Aunt Crete's nephew suddenly causes a reversal in her fortune and she gets a chance to live a life of love and respect.
Cloudy Jewel - Just when misfortune is about to threaten Julia Cloud to become an unpaid nanny to her selfish sister's children, fate smiles upon this ageing but lovable spinster. Julia's other niece and nephew (from her brother) make her feel loved and welcome again and she embarks on a lively adventure with her new family. But will she succeed in instilling Christian values in these two?
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Francesca Bassington is a somewhat cold and self-contained society woman who values her home and possessions above all else. She lives in a house that was left to a young, underage heiress, Emmeline Chetrof, and Francesca is free to continue living there until Emmeline gets married. Well contented to continue living there forever, Francesca is trying to find a way to stay in the house, maneuvering with her son Comus, a self-centered young man whose irresponsibility may have been excusable and endearing when he was young but whose flippancy and fecklessness has now become a sore point between him and his mother
Find 12 words in a 10x10 matrix of jumbled letters. This book features 1000 themed word search puzzles.
What Are the Benefits of Word Search Puzzles?
Working word search puzzles provides many benefits for our minds.
?As proven by medical research, we can actually increase our effective IQ.
?Also, word search puzzles provide our minds with exercise for stimulation and maintenance.
?In addition, puzzles are good for your mind's cognitive (thinking and memory) development.
?These puzzles provide great opportunity improve the brain's overall health and longevity; there is less memory loss at advanced age, as well as delayed onset and reduced risk of conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.
?Scientific studies have found that our brains actually reorganize in response to new challenges; a word search puzzle provides such a challenge.
Working word search puzzles improves our thinking skills.
?Working word search puzzles enhances your ability to solve problems.
?Word search puzzles ...
Genre: Humor & Entertainment Length: 644 Pages (1,108 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Awakening night upon night in a feverish chill, fresh from the throes of disturbing nightmares, one hapless human being ponders the separation of dream and reality. Within phantomic landscapes of half-slumber, he stalks nightfall with a violent, predatory intent, though he inevitably awakens uneventfully in his own home.
Eventually, muddy feet betray the truth. Black River runs through the center of Pecan Groves, Texas. Lately, it floats.
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The story is set on an island separated from the rest of the world, on which evolution has taken a different course. "The Nightmare" resembles Edgar Rice Burroughs' The Land That Time Forgot, which was published a year later. While Bennett had submitted "The Nightmare" under her own name, she had asked to use a pseudonym, Jean Vail, if it was published. The magazine's editor instead chose to use Francis Stevens, which she stuck to for rest of her writings as well.Excerpt:"I never met a burglar, but if I ever should it would be embarrassing to point a pistol at him and not be able to fire it off. I admire the heroes of burglar stories. They're always such efficient people."
Curious To Know About Bitcoin and How You Can Use It To Invest, Purchase or Store Money?
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Traditional currencies operate on a centralized model that is heavily regulated by the national government that issues it. Bitcoin, however, is a decentralized virtual currency that was created in 2008-2009 by a mysterious figure known only as Satoshi Nakamoto. In the years since it has entered the mainstream consciousness; in recent years, its growing popularity has caused its value to skyrocket.
Bitcoin is not regulated by any centralized institution but rather by the vast peer-to-peer network that enables it to exist and function. This keeps it from being manipulated and/or used to support the interests of a few wealthy, elite individuals in power. In this way, it functions as a "people's currency."
There is a lot of hype surrounding Bitcoin. It has been featured in news and ...
Reflections on Relationships contains color photographs of people and nature along with thoughtful quotes. It makes a great gift for anyone interested in learning more about relationships and their importance in all our lives.
In "Natural Law in the Spiritual World" Henry Drummond deals with those questions by exploring the relation of religion and spirituality with the physical world. He argues that the disconnect between the spiritual and the physical was entirely illusory and that faith was by no means in conflict with science.
Conformity to Type
"Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan" is one of the better Civil War autobiographies. The book features Sheridan's recollections from the Civil War. In a direct, clear, and informative manner Sheridan brought a lot of information from a standing point of one of the Union's highest ranking officers.
Genre: History Length: 556 Pages (5,023 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
Irene Hayter is a young widow with two small sons. Karl McCall is a widower with three children. Their marriage is one of convenience. Karl soon discovers life with Irene is a wonderful adventure to be savored each day. Irene finds second love can be as rewarding as first love.
Miranda is Marcia's beloved housekeeper and a fiery spirit who has saved both Marcia and Phoebe from evil plots in previous books. As for herself she is content in serving as a housekeeper until she hears about the news of a man who was falsely accused of murder and managed to escape with her help. Will Miranda be reunited with him? Will his name be cleared of the false charges?
This eBook edition has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The theme of celibacy was important to Balzac, who gave the name The Celibates to a sub-section of his famous La Comédie humaine. It consists of Pierrette, The Vicar of Tours and The Black Sheep (The Two Brothers).
"Pierrette" tells the story of a sweet little orphan girl, Pierrette Lorrain. She gets adopted by her two older cousins, unmarried brother and sister shopkeepers, who become her guardian because they suspect that she has some inheritance coming. Cousins mistreat Pierrette, make her work as a servant and she becomes miserable. Only one who loves and cares for her is her childhood companion Brigaut.
"The Vicar of Tours" is the tale of an old other-worldly, gentle, introspective vicar named Birotteau and his silent feud with his younger and ambition driven colleague, Troubert. Both of them are priests at Tours, having separate lodgings in the house of Sophie ...
Read / Spell... Better... Faster
Pictures for Easier Letter-Sound Recall
The Easier English series is a visual aid to decrease learning time, enhance retrieval and increase retention of letters and sounds. This imaginative memory system employs pictures, colors, silly phrases and repetition to aid recall. Easier English for Dyslexics 14 focuses on short vowels. A silly phrase - after every icky omelet, ugh - is provided to help make short vowel sounds memorable.
I wish I'd had this ebook when my son was struggling to read. We would have reviewed it daily, chanted the silly phrase and belted out each short vowel sound like a cheer.
Pictures help you remember the phrase and see the shape of your mouth when making each sound. You'll see how the mouth closes up more and more from short A to short U. Also, schwa - the most common English vowel sound - is reviewed at the end of this book and in the next ebook.
Just what you need
The 18 short ebooks in Easier English focus on building ...
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Poison Tree revolves around Nagendra, a wealthy zamindar, and his wife Surjamukhi, who loves her husband very much. On a trip to Calcutta Nagendra meets young orphan girl, Kunda Nandini and decides to bring her into his family. The induction of Kunda Nandini creates a distortion in fidelity of Nagendra to his wife.
This unique horror collection is meticulously edited & formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices.
The Box with the Iron Clamps (Florence Marryat)
The Birth Mark (Nathaniel Hawthorne)
The Oblong Box (Edgar Allan Poe)
A Terribly Strange Bed (Wilkie Collins)
The Torture by Hope (Villiers de l'Isle Adam)
The Great Valdez Sapphire (Anonymous)
The Mysterious Card (Cleveland Moffett)
My Fascinating Friend (William Archer)
The Lost Room (Fitz-James O'Brien)Detective Stories:
A Scandal in Bohemia (A. Conan Doyle)
The Safety Match (Anton Chekhov)
The Black Hand (Arthur B. Reeve)
The Purloined Letter (Edgar Allan Poe)
The Rope of Fear (Thomas W. Hanshew and Mary E. Hanshew)
The Biter Bit (Wilkie Collins)
Missing: Page Thirteen (Anna Katherine Green)
Some Scotland Yard Cases (Sir Robert Anderson)
The Horla (Guy de Maupassant)
Number 13 (Montague Rhodes James)
Thrawn Janet (Robert Louis Stevenson)
The Man Who ...
Get Rid of Insecurity and Live With Confidence
Insecurity can cripple your confidence and sense of purpose. Whether your insecurities are based in bad experiences or have been following you since childhood, there are four main insecurity archetypes that you could fall into: the Self-Deprecator, the Overcompensator, the Fighter, or the Killjoy. Most people are composites of one or all of these types, but the results are always the same. Fear, anxiety, and self-doubt affect how you feel about every area of your life - money, career, body image, relationships - and limit your future and happiness.
This book, Insecurity: How To Improve Your Life By Kicking Self Limiting Beliefs To The Curb, goes through these four life areas and describes common insecurities that you might have, such as:
• Being afraid of a financial emergency
• Feeling worthless after being rejected for jobs
• Dreading going to the gym
• Anxiety about your partner's faithfulness.
Each chapter concludes ...
Over the past twenty years, I have served as an Adult Sunday School Teacher at two different Baptist churches during two different periods of time. In addition to that, I also attended Liberty University from 1995 until 2001 where I completed work on my Master of Arts degree in Religion and Pastoral Counseling. During my time at Liberty University, I studied ten Religion courses and five Pastoral Counseling courses as part of my Graduate Studies Program. After Graduation, I studied an additional six Religion courses and one additional Counseling class.
Because of my educational training and my teaching experience, the devotions in this book have been written to be both inspirational and instructional. Each devotion has been based on either a specific lecture that I attended at Liberty University or on a specific Sunday School class that I taught. If a person will patiently and diligently read each devotion, one day at a time, then he or she will probably learn many important ...
She has something for everyone. Did she give it to you? Did you take it? Or just happened to find it? Whatever it is, it will change your life forever. The only question that really remains, is she God or Devil?
Collected here are the first 27 published tales of the Hatchback Woman, in which an enigmatic woman in a packed hatchback full of magical items changes the lives of all she encounters.
A cab driver and an exotic dancer attempt to find success and fame in Hollywood. He's a Rockstar wannabe, and she's an aspiring actress. When things start to get off the ground with their careers, they witness a mafia style murder. Don't miss all the action in Celebrity Ball. It's a thrilling, full-length novel mixed with romance, suspense, and a few surprises.
"The Happy Days of the Empress Marie Louise" by Imbert de Saint-Amand (translated by Thomas Sergeant Perry). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten?or yet undiscovered gems?of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Genre: Literature & Fiction Length: 262 Pages (1,846 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
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This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Gulliver of Mars is the tale of Lieutenant Gulliver Jones of the United States Navy who magically appears on Mars. In a fortunate incident he manages to save the life of Martian Princess Heru who sticks with him, as his quick return to Earth is not possible. Gulliver learns a lot about the culture of Martian society as they get through many adventures, going down a River of Death.
This eBook edition of "The Shrieking Pit (Thriller Novel)" has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. American detective Grant Colwyn is spending his holiday in England when it is brought to his attention the strange behavior of a fellow guest. A well known doctor, Sir Henry Durwood, claims that the young man is suffering from a rare form of epilepsy and may soon present a danger to other hotel guests. The strange young man leaves hotel the next day and finds a lodgings in a nearby inn, but soon after that a murder is committed in a neighboring town, and the same young man is the only suspect. Although all the evidence points to him as the murderer, Grant Colwyn believes in his innocence and sets out to prove it.
The goal of this edition is to convey the sense of how America's Founding Fathers thought and felt about their accomplishments. This book will help you perceive the full picture of the events which lead to the American independence through observing the great ideas in their genesis.
The Eve of the Revolution
A Patriot Of 1763
The Burden Of Empire
The Rights Of A Nation
Defining The Issue
A Little Discreet Conduct
Testing The Issue
Genre: History Length: 102 Pages (976 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
A year after the loss of his wife, Emma, Emma's unknown of, identical twin sister, Elise shows up. Elise falls in love with the raw poetry of Connor and understands the love her sister must have had for him. She is unhappily married to Michael DiFranco, an art dealer from Miami, who has ties in organized crime. Elise's new found love for Connor is tested by the fear that Michael will find out about Connor. Connor is sent on a rollercoaster ride of love. Yet for Connor, to hope is to risk and to love is to risk pain, for Elise clings to a past that will not let her choose. To her, Connor is the autumn breeze where she is the final leaf clinging to weakening will; she is swept away by his love, but it is a love that comes with a cost -- Michael.
Two lovers struggle to find the meaning in the language of the heart, while the dwelling nature of their thoughts upon their need increases the illusions of the lack.
A love is lost. A love is found. What is love's cost? Is it passion? Is it ...
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Jules Logan is beautiful, smart, quirky, but most of all... a free spirit, someone who has travelled a hard road for her twenty-five years young.
Where her love life is concerned? Jules is a fly by night kind of girl. Like her finances, real relationships are alien and never smooth. She'd run a mile from a relationship just to keep things on her terms, nice and easy... easy come, easy go. That's her motto. Keeping it real in the here and now, the future bursting with possibilities, she doesn't yet have the strength to entertain, her past living proof of all the reasons not to get caught up in any man in the present.
All of that is before Aaron walks into her life, and changes 'everything', breaking down her walls, and making Jules quake... literally.
Beyond gorgeous, Aaron is like any woman's wet dream, embodying every asset Jules could dream of finding in a man. Having a family with, growing old together, the whole package... She'd ...
On February 29th in a leap year, Mitch Lucas shook hands with destiny. An extra one quarter day left over each year that added up to one day out of every four. A day mankind needed to balance the books after he discovered the passage of time.
On a blustery, rainy day in Seattle Washington Mitch was privileged to listen to the most genuine and peculiar stories he ever heard. Divine intervention or quirk of fate? -- He did not know. Come in out of the cold, where it is warm to Mitch's favorite coffee shop and eavesdrop.
Mitch sat back in his chair and took a long slow look around the coffee shop. Every person at each table was engaged in conversation. Hand gestures with facial expressions to emphasize key elements of story. How could people be so engrossed in their own narrative and yet oblivious to their surroundings? He looked around at the nameless faces and recognized someone sitting at a table away from the crowd -- in the darkest corner. No paper, no coffee, just ...
Ashley Bates knows very little about her birth father. Henry Newburn disappeared twenty-six years ago. Now he's back and so are all of the unanswered questions surrounding his absence. Though mystery surrounds his return, the biggest question is: Can he offer the kind of answers which will allow her to let him re-enter her life?
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Alcoholic Spirits come in various types, and are classified either as a clear spirit or dark spirit. The good thing about spirits is that they are flexible enough that you can serve them for various purposes. You can enjoy a sip of your favorite spirit after a long day at work to relax and relieve stress, or you can serve them to bond with your closest friends, loved ones, and family.
If you are planning to host an event, then you can also include spirits on your menu. All it takes is to have enough knowledge about the different types, so you will know exactly how you can pair them with the dishes you plan to serve. Luckily, this book is available to further enlighten you about spirits and increase your knowledge about them.
In this book, you will learn everything you want to know about spirits. You will learn about the different types as well as how spirits are produced. You will also gain valuable facts that you and other people probably don't know about these ...
Mental Science emphasizes personal development as the vehicle to awaken ones' latent abilities. The New Thought movement is a movement which developed in the United States in the 19th century. It holds that Infinite Intelligence, or God, is everywhere, spirit is the totality of real things, true human selfhood is divine, divine thought is a force for good, sickness originates in the mind, and "right thinking" has a healing effect.
A fun summer read full of humor, adventure and survival.
Follow the ongoing adventures of Jay Roberts as he risks everything to solve the mystery of the Copper Raven legend. During the potlatch abolitions, violent raids on coastal Indian villages brought chaos and destroyed many sacred artifacts. Legend has it that a young brave was able to save some of the treasured pieces including the priceless Copper Raven statue. Fifteen year old Jay Roberts is convinced the statue lies hidden in the mountains behind his village. The problem is no one else believes him.
His only chance to right past wrongs is to search during his vision quest. Follow Jay as he struggles to piece together clues left by his ancestors. Will Jay locate the Copper Raven and be vindicated or will the perils of his journey put an end to his search... and maybe his life?
The Mystery of the Copper Raven is the second in the series by author CJ Cutayne and the sequel to Because of the Moon, celebrating how we all have ...
One part mystery, one part history, one part adventure.
Peter Lansdown works quietly in the Suffolk County Museum as assistant curator.
The bequest of the Grantby papers to the Museum, after their vetting by the Security Services, changes everything. What's the mysterious package Peter discovers when collecting the bequest - and takes on a whim, knowing full well he has no right to it? Why does Rosemary breeze into Peter's shy and ordered life in the midst of his ethical quandary?
What, exactly, is this shady Government department which vetted the papers in the first place, and precisely how interested would the spooks be if they knew the narrative in Peter's hands existed? Whose story does it tell and why would it matter? After all, the past is just history, isn't it?
About the Author
Neno Umbra relishes the idea that nothing is ever really quite what it seems or is reported, and that life was ever thus.
"Cousin Betty" - Set in mid-19th-century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family. Bette works with Valérie Marneffe, an unhappily married young lady, to seduce and torment a series of men. One of these is Baron Hector Hulot, husband to Bette's cousin Adeline. He sacrifices his family's fortune and good name to please Valérie, who leaves him for a tradesman named Crevel.
"Cousin Pons" - Sylvain Pons, a musician in a Parisian boulevard orchestra, has two failings: his passion for collecting works of art and his passion for good food. Being a gourmet, Pons much enjoys dining regularly with his wealthy lawyer cousins M. and Mme Camusot de Marville. To remain on good terms with the Camusots, he tries to find a man for their unappealing daughter Cécile, but when this falls through, he is banished. However, when Mme Camusot learns of the value of Pons's art collection she strives to obtain possession of it as the basis ...
The art of getting things done
The world is a rat race and the one who is most productive with their time is the one that succeeds at the highest levels in education, business, and even in the arts. It sounds so easy to make the sixty seconds in a minute mean something, for the sixty minutes in an hour to not pass without being of use. But, how certain are you that you are truly making the most of your time?
It isn`t the fact that you may be wasting the time that is the problem, but that you wish not to waste it. Whether it is the goal in the distance, or the feeling of having truly earned everything you have, there are natural motivations in life that direct us toward the desire to waste no single solitary second. And, that is exactly what you are about to learn to do. Among the subjects you will find in this book are:
• How to set the right atmosphere
• How to know your own rhythms
• How to do less and accomplish more
• How to enjoy your work
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A young man named Raphaël de Valentin wagers his last coin and loses, then proceeds to the river Seine to drown himself. On the way, however, he decides to enter an unusual shop and finds it filled with curiosities from around the world. The elderly shopkeeper leads him to a piece of shagreen hanging on the wall. It is inscribed with "Oriental" writing; the old man calls it "Sanskrit", but it is imprecise Arabic. The skin promises to fulfill any wish of its owner, shrinking slightly upon the fulfillment of each desire. The shopkeeper is willing to let Valentin take it without charge, but urges him not to accept the offer. Valentin waves away the shopkeeper's warnings and takes the skin, wishing for a royal banquet, filled with wine, women, and friends. He is immediately met by acquaintances who invite him to such an event; they spend hours eating, drinking, and talking. But his actions must meet consequences. For each wish granted, the skin shrinks and consumes a portion of his ...
You shall succeed eventually.
This is a little story about a boy with a growth mind-set and how he tells how you can get one too. This story explores the achievements that can be done with the great growth mind-set. Life can be a challenge and it can easily get you down, but this simple story reminds you that you can cope with any situation if you remember the power of yet.
The Burglar's Fate and The Detectives is a true story of a bank robbery in small western town of Geneva. After closing the bank, an assistant cashier sends a fellow worker to answer the locked outer door. Two gangsters hit her, bind and gag both, and lock them in the bank vault, stealing a great fortune in gold, silver, and currency. Pinkerton sends his investigator who suspects an inside job.
A sad story in which 84 year old Martha Jones recounts her life. She feigns to make it clear why she is not lonely, and confesses to have committed a terrible sin for the first time in her life.
NOTE. This story is included in the book titled "Chicken Lababdar:and eight other stories'.
Genre: Family Life Length: 17 Pages (766 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
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Dr. Dick Livingston has joined his uncle David in his general practice in small East Coast village. Dick is a quiet man with a mysterious past. Apparently, he can only remember the last ten years of his life. During his practice Dick falls in love with Elizabeth Wheeler, a young lady who sings in a church choir. One evening he takes her to a play where main actress' manager is shocked to see Dick in audience. He recognizes him as Jud Clark, wanted for questioning in the death of a man, a potential homicide that occurred ten years earlier in Wyoming.
First Across the Continent is the story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition written by Noah Brooks. This was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States. It began near St. Louis, made its way westward, and passed through the Continental Divide of the Americas to reach the Pacific coast. The Corps of Discovery was a selected group of US Army volunteers under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark.
Genre: History Length: 290 Pages (1,080 KB) Lending: Not Enabled Added: Jul 12th, 2020
This eBook has been formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth reveals the beginnings of the forming of Muir's special relation towards nature. He considered the encounters with nature as quite an adventure and at first, paid special attention to bird life. John Muir understood that to discover truth, he must turn to what he believed were the most accurate sources. In his autobiographical account, The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, he writes that during his childhood, his father made him read the Bible every day. Muir eventually memorized three-quarters of the Old Testament and all of the New Testament. In his autobiography, written near the end of his life, he described his life from childhood years in Scotland and moving to America to student years in Wisconsin. When he was a student in the University of Wisconsin, he was a frequent caller at the house of Dr. Ezra S. Carr. The kindness shown him there, ...
Bringing you fresh ideas for home & kitchen, diy, plant based foods, and more! Encouraging you to receive the abundantly simple life and find joy in the everyday.
In this winter issue, we encourage you to enjoy what's before you and take delight in the simple things of life. We hope you enjoy this issue of Abundantly Simple Life!
This meticulously edited Pinkerton-True Crime collection includes works based on his own exploits and those of his agents:
The Expressman and the Detective
The Somnambulist and the Detective
The Murderer and the Fortune Teller
The Spiritualists and the Detectives
Mississippi Outlaws and the Detectives
Don Pedro and the Detectives
Poisoner and the Detectives
Bucholz and the Detectives
The Burglar's Fate and the Detectives
The Spy of the Rebellion