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Download E-books Inherit the Stars (Giants, Book 1) PDF

By James P. Hogan

The fellow at the moon was once useless. They referred to as him Charlie. He had enormous eyes, considerable physique hair and reasonably lengthy nostrils. His skeletal physique used to be stumbled on clad in a vivid purple spacesuit, hidden in a rocky grave. They didn't understand who he was once, how he bought there, or what had killed him. All they knew was once that his corpse was once 50,000 years outdated -- and that intended that this guy had in some way lived lengthy prior to he ever can have existed!

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Download E-books The Space Vampires PDF

By Colin Wilson

Circa 2100

A scourge of intercourse and dying from an alien spaceship

WHEN CAPTAIN CARLSEN ENTERED THE enormous DERELICT SPACESHIP, he used to be shaken via the invention of its immobilized humanoid passengers.

Later, after 3 of the unusual extraterrestrial beings have been transported to Earth, his foreboding was once greater than justifi ed. The creatures have been strength vampires whose seductive embraces have been deadly, whose lust for power was once boundless. As they took over the prepared our bodies in their sufferers and sexual murders unfold terror during the land, Carlsen labored towards their destruction-even whereas he used to be erotically interested in the main attractive vampire of all!

 "Thoroughly exciting" -Chicago Sun-Times (1976)

"New slant on horror...unique rendering of the age-old enigma of the kiss of demise" -Chicago Tribune (1976)

COLIN WILSON is the writer of greater than a hundred fiction and nonfiction books. The Outsider (1956), released on the age of 24, earned him around the world serious acclaim. The area Vampires, his fi fty-fi rst e-book, used to be translated into Spanish, eastern, French, Dutch and Swedish and was once later tailored for monitor within the motion picture LIFEFORCE, directed through Tobe Hooper (SALEM'S LOT, POLTERGEIST, THE TEXAS CHAIN observed MASSACRE). The motion picture failed despite the fact that to catch the real spirit of the cult vintage reprinted the following through renowned demand.

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Download E-books Choked. by Tania Carver (Brennan and Esposito) PDF

By Tania Carver

'I have whatever you've got lost,' the voice acknowledged. 'Your daughter.' he'll THREATEN HER he honeymoon is over for newlywed criminologist Marina Esposito. Her home is in flames. Her cop husband is in a coma. Her child daughter is lacking. after which her mobilephone jewelry ...HE WILL regulate HER The voice at the different finish desires to play a video game. If Marina completes a chain of unusual initiatives inside 3 days, she wins her daughter's existence. If she fails, her little lady dies. The clock begins now. he'll PUSH HER TO the sting In a determined race opposed to time, Marina starts to suspect that the madman is anyone she understands - anyone with a prior as stricken as her personal. however the fact is much darker than she imagines ...Perfect for enthusiasts of Karin Slaughter and Tess Gerritsen, the twisting, terrifying new mystery from the bestselling writer of Cage of Bones will go away you breathless with suspense.

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Download E-books Fly Away Home: A Novel PDF

By Jennifer Weiner

From one of many nation’s so much loved writers, Fly Away Home is an unforgettable tale of a mom and daughters who search safe haven in an outdated Connecticut seashore house.

When Sylvie Serfer met Richard Woodruff in legislations institution, she had wild curls, large hips, and plenty of reviews. a long time later, Sylvie has remade herself because the perfect politician’s wife—her hair dyed and straightened, her hippie-chick cloth wardrobe changed through adapted knit matches. At fifty-seven, she ruefully recognizes that her task is staying twenty kilos thinner than she used to be in her twenties and tending to her husband, the senator.

Lizzie, the Woodruffs’ more youthful daughter, is at twenty-four a recuperating addict, whose mantra HALT (Hungry? offended? Lonely? Tired?) is helping her retain her existence below regulate. nonetheless, difficulty regularly turns out to discover her. Her older sister, Diana, an emergency room medical professional, has every little thing Lizzie did not achieve—a husband, a tender son, the appropriate home—and but she’s trapped in a loveless marriage. With temptation ready in a single of the ER’s examination rooms, she unearths herself yearning more.

After Richard’s extramarital affair makes headlines, the 3 ladies are drawn into the painful glare of the nationwide highlight. as soon as the click convention is over, each one is pressured to think again her existence, who she is and who she is intended to be.

Written with an impossible to resist mix of heartbreak and hilarity, Fly Away domestic is an unforgettable tale of a mom and daughters who after a life of distance eventually learn how to locate shelter in a single one other.

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Download E-books Vile Bodies PDF

By Evelyn Waugh

Within the years following the 1st international battle a brand new new release emerged, wistful and susceptible underneath the glitter. the intense younger issues of Twenties London, with their paradoxical mixture of innocence and class, exercised their creative minds and vile our bodies in all types of capricious escapade. In those pages a bright collection of characters, between them the suffering author Adam Fenwick-Symes and the glamorous, aristocratic Nina Blount, hunt quick and furiously for ever larger sensations and the hedonistic achievement in their wishes. Evelyn Waugh's acidly humorous satire unearths the darkness and vulnerability underneath the glowing floor of the excessive lifestyles.

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Download E-books The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane PDF

By Kate DiCamillo

A vintage story by means of Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America’s loved storyteller

Once, in a home on Egypt highway, there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane. The rabbit was once more than happy with himself, and for solid cause: he used to be owned by way of a woman named Abilene, who cherished him thoroughly. after which, at some point, he used to be misplaced. . . .
Kate DiCamillo takes us on a rare trip, from the depths of the sea to the internet of a fisherman, from the bedside of an sick baby to the bustling streets of Memphis. alongside the way in which, we're proven a miracle – that even a center of the main breakable type can learn how to love, to lose, and to like again.
Featuring black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed hide by means of Bagram Ibatoulline.

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Download E-books Fall Line PDF

By Joe Samuel Starnes

December 1, 1955. Floodgates are poised to slam close on a concrete dam straddling the Oogasula River, making a lake that would submerge a forgotten crossroads and millions of acres of wooded area in rural Georgia. Fall Line unfolds in a single day's motion, as seen during the eyes of Elmer snowfall, a stricken ex-deputy; Mrs. McNulty, a lonely widow who refuses to depart her doomed shack by way of the river; her dependable, getting older dos, Percy; and a rapacious flesh presser, kingdom Senator Aubrey Terrell, for whom the recent lake is named.

A tale of land grabs, wounded households, bitterness, hypocrisy, violence, and revenge within the altering South, Fall Line is populated through complicated characters who are looking to do the correct factor yet do not know how. Starnes's novel is a memorable, appealing, and heartbreaking story of a backwater hamlet's broken humans and reworked panorama.

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Download E-books Life Among Giants: A Novel PDF

By Bill Roorbach

This humorous, exuberant novel captures the reader with the grand sweep of seven-foot-tall David “Lizard” Hochmeyer’s larger-than-life quest to solve the secret surrounding his mom and dad’ deaths. It’s a trip encumbered with professional soccer stars, a grasp chef and his appealing transvestite lover, a world-famous ballerina and her English rocker husband, and a sister who’s as terrific as she is risky. A wildly pleasing, plot-twisting novel of homicide, seduction, and revenge--rich in incident, expansive in personality, and extravagant in setting--Life between Giants is a thrilling experience.

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Download E-books Three Plays by Mae West: Sex, The Drag and Pleasure Man PDF

Mae West, wise-cracking vaudeville performer, was once the most debatable figures of her period. infrequently, notwithstanding, do humans consider Mae West as a author. In Three performs via Mae West, Lillian Schlissel brings this underexplored a part of West's profession to the fore through providing for the 1st time in e-book shape, 3 of the performs West wrote within the 1920s--Sex (1926), The Drag (1927) and Pleasure Man (1928). With an insightful creation via Schlissel, this ebook deals a different inspect to the existence and early occupation of this mythical degree and monitor actress.

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Download E-books Little Man from Archangel (Penguin Modern Classics) PDF

By Georges Simenon

To guard the popularity of his attractive and egocentric spouse, Jonas tells a small lie. She had frequently long past off with more youthful males on account that their marriage ceremony. in truth her relations, lots of the neighbours all knew this. So how may well Jonas, the timid little bookseller foresee the dumb hostility and suspicion, the police inquiries, the grotesque discoveries his little lie may impress. Jonas is a Russian-Jewish immigrant who believes he has been authorised locally of the industry sq. the place he has settled, and which he thinks of as domestic. however the hatred and resentment he has to suffer as suspicion mounts display his actual, terrifying isolation.

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