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Author : James J. O'Connell
Publisher :
Release : 2015-04-16
Page : 192
Category : Homeless persons
ISBN 13 : 9780692412343
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Dr. O'Connell's collection of stories and essays, written during thirty years of caring for homeless persons in Boston, gently illuminates the humanity and raw courage of those who struggle to survive and find meaning and hope while living on the streets.


Author : L. M. Montgomery
Publisher : Starfire
Release : 1991
Page : 304
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9780553289596
Description :


A collection of nineteen short stories includes tales of petty thieves, drunkards, and the supernatural.


Author : Giovanni Verga
Nathan Haskell Dole
Publisher :
Release : 1895
Page : 178
Category : Sicily (Italy)
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Author : Giovanni Verga
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2019-11-27
Page : 341
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 :
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"Under the Shadow of Etna: Sicilian Stories from the Italian of Giovanni Verga" by Giovanni Verga (translated by Nathan Haskell Dole). 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.


Author : Antonio Tabucchi
Publisher : Archipelago
Release : 2019-05-14
Page : 300
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1939810167
Description :


This new, expanded collection of Antonio Tabucchi's stories collects the best short fiction from the Italian author recognized as one of the masters of the form. Message From the Shadows is a new collection featuring Antonio Tabucchi's finest short stories, spanning the breadth of his career. These playful tales explore Tabucchi's signature themes, from his inventive, lyrical meditations on language, art, and philosophy, to his fascination with the passage of time, and the mystery of storytelling.


Author : Charles J. Jordan
Publisher : UPNE
Release : 2003
Page : 187
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9781584651086
Description :


A spine-tingling collection of real and surreal tales of northern New Hampshire.


Author : James Loscombe
Publisher :
Release : 2020-11-02
Page : 340
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9781393701019
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Come walk in the shadows with me and see what horrors I will show you Tales from the Shadows Volume 2 is a collection of fourteen thrilling short stories totalling more than 100,000 words.


Author : Tricia Levenseller
Publisher : Feiwel & Friends
Release : 2020-02-25
Page : 352
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1250189977
Description :


Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King, is back with an epic YA tale of ambition and love in The Shadows Between Us... “They’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.” Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to do his bidding. Others say they speak to him, whispering the thoughts of his enemies. Regardless, Alessandra knows what she deserves, and she’s going to do everything within her power to get it. But Alessandra’s not the only one trying to kill the king. As attempts on his life are made, she finds herself trying to keep him alive long enough for him to make her his queen—all while struggling not to lose her heart. After all, who better for a Shadow King than a cunning, villainous queen? “Tricia Levenseller’s latest, The Shadows Between Us, is a decadent and wickedly addictive fantasy, full of schemes and court intrigue, and delightful descriptions of food, which I am always a fan of.” —Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series


Author : Jacqueline West
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-06-14
Page : 272
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1101532297
Description :


For fans of Small Spaces, Coraline, A Series of Unfortunate Events, and James Howe's Bunnicula classics comes the first book in the award-winning, New York Times bestselling Books of Elsewhere series. This house is keeping secrets . . . When eleven-year-old Olive and her parents move into the crumbling mansion on Linden Street and find it filled with mysterious paintings, Olive knows the place is creepy—but it isn’t until she encounters its three talking cats that she realizes there’s something darkly magical afoot. Then Olive finds a pair of antique spectacles in a dusty drawer and discovers the most peculiar thing yet: She can travel inside the house’s spooky paintings to a world that’s strangely quiet . . . and eerily sinister. But in entering Elsewhere, Olive has been ensnared in a mystery darker and more dangerous than she could have imagined, confronting a power that wants to be rid of her by any means necessary. With only the cats and an unusual boy she meets in Elsewhere on her side, it’s up to Olive to save the house from the shadows, before the lights go out for good.


Author : Marjorie Sandor
Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
Release : 2015-02-24
Page : 576
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 146683868X
Description :


From the deeply unsettling to the possibly supernatural, these thirty-one border-crossing stories from around the world explore the uncanny in literature, and delve into our increasingly unstable sense of self, home, and planet. The Uncanny Reader: Stories from the Shadows opens with "The Sand-man," E.T.A. Hoffmann's 1817 tale of doppelgangers and automatons—a tale that inspired generations of writers and thinkers to come. Stories by 19th and 20th century masters of the uncanny—including Edgar Allan Poe, Franz Kafka, and Shirley Jackson—form a foundation for sixteen award-winning contemporary authors, established and new, whose work blurs the boundaries between the familiar and the unknown. These writers come from Egypt, France, Germany, Japan, Poland, Russia, Scotland, England, Sweden, the United States, Uruguay, and Zambia—although their birthplaces are not always the terrains they plumb in their stories, nor do they confine themselves to their own eras. Contemporary authors include: Chris Adrian, Aimee Bender, Kate Bernheimer, Jean-Christophe Duchon-Doris, Mansoura Ez-Eldin, Jonathon Carroll, John Herdman, Kelly Link, Steven Millhauser, Joyce Carol Oates, Yoko Ogawa, Dean Paschal, Karen Russell, Namwali Serpell, Steve Stern and Karen Tidbeck.


Author : Kiersten White
Jim Di Bartolo
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2014-04-29
Page : 384
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0545561450
Description :


From the remarkable imagination of acclaimed artist Jim Di Bartolo and the exquisite pen of bestselling author Kiersten White comes a spellbinding story of love, mystery, and dark conspiracy, told in an alternating narrative of words and pictures. Cora and Minnie are sisters living in a small, stifling town where strange and mysterious things occur. Their mother runs the local boarding house. Their father is gone. The woman up the hill may or may not be a witch. Thomas and Charles are brothers who've been exiled to the boarding house so Thomas can tame his ways and Charles can fight an illness that is killing him with increasing speed. Their family history is one of sorrow and guilt. They think they can escape from it . . . but they can't. Arthur is also new to the boarding house. His fate is tied to that of Cora, Minnie, Thomas, and Charles. He knows what darkness circles them, but can't say why, and doesn't even know if they can be saved. Sinister forces are working in the shadows, manipulating fates and crafting conspiracies. The closer Cora, Minnie, Arthur, Thomas, and Charles get to the truth, the closer they get to harm. But the threat is much bigger than they can see. It is strangling the world. Until one of the boys decides he wants to save it. Told in an astonishing mix of art and words, IN THE SHADOWS collides past against future, love against evil, and hope against fear. The result is both a mystery and a masterpiece.


Author : Robert M. Gates
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-01-09
Page : 604
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 13 : 1416543368
Description :


The former director of the CIA discusses the hidden wars and operations that the U.S. waged against world Communism, discusses the CIA's role in the collapse of Communism in the Soviet bloc, and assesses the various presidents and officials for whom he worked. 60,000 first printing. Tour.


Author : Lynn Flewelling
Publisher : Spectra
Release : 2010-11-03
Page : 496
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0307774996
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"A new star is rising in the fantasy firmament...teems with magic and spine-chilling amounts of skullduggery."–Dave Duncan, author of The Great Game When young Alec of Kerry is taken prisoner for a crime he didn’t commit, he is certain that his life is at an end. But one thing he never expected was his cellmate. Spy, rogue, thief, and noble, Seregil of Rhiminee is many things–none of them predictable. And when he offers to take on Alec as his apprentice, things may never be the same for either of them. Soon Alec is traveling roads he never knew existed, toward a war he never suspected was brewing. Before long he and Seregil are embroiled in a sinister plot that runs deeper than either can imagine, and that may cost them far more than their lives if they fail. But fortune is as unpredictable as Alec’s new mentor, and this time there just might be…Luck in the Shadows.


Author : Milo S. Afong
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2007-12-04
Page : 304
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 1101207507
Description :


They have one mission? and they accomplish it with one bullet. In Operation Iraqi Freedom, there is a special breed of hunter for whom the prey is the enemy?and every day is hunting season. This soldier is a HOG?a Hunter of Gunman. These stories give firsthand accounts of just how dangerous Iraq can be, the experience of these young men, and the consequences involved with being on a Marine Scout/Sniper team?an elite group that few can make, and possessing the precision that no others can master. From sniping on a rooftop in Baghdad to unknowingly being surrounded in a palm grove in the city of Hit, these stories will transport the reader right into the heat of the desert war, where one shot can make all the difference.


Author : Scare Street
Ron Ripley
Publisher : Scare Street
Release : 2018-07-28
Page : 161
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1724240102
Description :


The dark can be a terrible, terrible place… A young man’s attempts at breaking parole end in a night of horror. A child realizes his Christmas gift might be more sinister than he originally thought. An editor accidentally uncovers his client’s sinister plan to cleanse the world of all evil... Scare Street’s roster of authors Ron Ripley, David Longhorn, Sara Clancy and A. I. Nasser come together to bring you 10 of the most terrifying tales meant to chill you to your core. So head over to your favorite reading spot, make yourself comfortable, and dive right in. We promise that sleep will be the last thing on your mind.


Author : Brent Weeks
Publisher : Orbit
Release : 2008-10-01
Page : 688
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 9780316040228
Description :


From NYT bestselling author Brent Weeks comes the first novel in his breakout fantasy trilogy in which a young boy trains under the city's most legendary and feared assassin, Durzo Blint. For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art--and he is the city's most accomplished artist. For Azoth, survival is precarious. Something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he's grown up in the slums, and learned to judge people quickly--and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint. But to be accepted, Azoth must turn his back on his old life and embrace a new identity and name. As Kylar Stern, he must learn to navigate the assassins' world of dangerous politics and strange magics--and cultivate a flair for death. Devour this blockbuster tale of assassination and magic by Brent Weeks, which has delighted readers all over the world--with over one million copies in print! Night Angel The Way of Shadows Shadow's Edge Beyond the Shadows Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (omnibus) Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella (e-only) The Way of Shadows: The Graphic Novel For more from Brent Weeks, check out: Lightbringer The Black Prism The Blinding Knife The Broken Eye The Blood Mirror The Burning White


Author : Jacob Faierman
Publisher :
Release : 2019-09-15
Page : 117
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781693045349
Description :


There are millions of undocumented immigrants in America, but few American citizens have ever heard their stories. They are at the forefront of national politics and local debate, but for all the chaotic screams on our television screens, in our newspapers, and on our social media, not many listen to the very people fueling the discussion. This book explores the complex nature of these stories from immigrants themselves. The six immigrants featured in this book were all interviewed about their life story. Those written about in this book were economic immigrants, asylum seekers, political dissidents, and dreamers. The common thread in this diverse group of people from different home countries, genders, ages, and financial backgrounds was a willingness to persevere. To ensure their anonymity, no real names are mentioned in this collection of experiences, but their stories are captured in great detail and honest delivery. These are the stories of the backbone of the United States of America from the voices that are rarely heard. These are voices in the shadows brought into the spotlight.


Author : Alec Beattie
Max Scratchmann
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2016-05
Page : 90
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781530760411
Description :


Edinburgh in the Shadows - stories the tourist guides never reveal... Want to know the Edinburgh the tourist guides won't tell you about? Beattie and Scratchmann tell it like it really is in this fact-packed book from their popular spoken word show about the city's sinister side with stories, tales and poems of drugs and murder, witchcraft and fetishes, executions and hauntings, cover ups and botch jobs that reveal the truth behind Edinburgh's lesser-known miscreants, unfortunates and flawed geniuses. 'thoroughly dark and entertaining' 'kept the audience amused, aghast and attentive' 'darkly fascinating historical laughs and thrills' 'grimly amusing' First performed in June 2015, Edinburgh in the Shadows has entertained and amused audiences at the Celtic Mystery Festival, the Grassmarket Festival, the Merchant City Comedy Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It's also sold out at the National Library of Scotland, and toured libraries, cafes, pubs and clubs throughout Edinburgh. Back on the road for 2016, the show will be performed at the Cowgatehead venue during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, with a warm up tour of Edinburgh's nest reading establishments.


Author : Alex North
Publisher :
Release : 2019-08-20
Page :
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781250257710
Description :


In this psychological thriller, Alex North weaves a multi-generational tale of suspense, as a father and son are caught in the crosshairs of an investigation to catch a serial killer preying on a small town. After the sudden death of his wife, Tom Kennedy believes a fresh start will help him and his young son Jake heal. A new beginning, a new house, a new town. Featherbank. But the town has a dark past. Twenty years ago, a serial killer abducted and murdered five residents. Until Frank Carter was finally caught, he was nicknamed "The Whisper Man," for he would lure his victims out by whispering at their windows at night. Just as Tom and Jake settle into their new home, a young boy vanishes. His disappearance bears an unnerving resemblance to Frank Carter's crimes, reigniting old rumors that he preyed with an accomplice. Now, detectives Amanda Beck and Pete Willis must find the boy before it is too late, even if that means Pete has to revisit his great foe in prison: The Whisper Man. And then Jake begins acting strangely. He hears a whispering at his window...


Author : Chris Claremont
George Lucas
Publisher : Spectra
Release : 2018-04-17
Page : 454
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1984800035
Description :


From two of the greatest imaginations of our time comes a magnificent novel of adventure and magic...SHADOW MOON: First in the Chronicles of the Shadow War. The genius of Star Wars(r) creator George Lucas and the vision of Chris Claremont, the author of the phenomenally bestselling The Uncanny X-Men adventures, merge in what must be the fantasy event of the year. In Shadow Moon, war and chaos have gripped the land of Tir Asleen. An ancient prophecy reveals one hope: a savior princess who will ascend to the throne when the time is right. But first, a Nelwyn wanderer must face forces of unimaginable malevolence and dangerous, forbidden rites of necromancy that could bring back a powerful warrior from soulless sleep. George Lucas reshaped filmmaking in the '70s and '80s with his Star Wars and Indiana Jones films. When Bantam Books asked Lucas if he had any stories he would like to develop as novels rather than as films, Lucas turned to his 1988 fantasy film, Willow. "When I wrote the story for Willow, I began with the pre-story," Lucas said, "but the full story was yet to be told." Now, Lucas's vision is being fulfilled with the talented help of Chris Claremont. Having previously taken the reins of what was for a decade the bestselling comic in the western hemisphere (The Uncanny X-Men) Claremont assumes the reponsibility of foster parent to Lucas's creation. On sale in hardcover now, and available on BDD Audio Cassette as well, SHADOW MOON is a momentous new adventure for readers looking to spend part of this summer in a fantastic world. SHADOW MOON is one of Bantam Spectra's most exciting publishing events in 1995, the year we celebrate our 10th Anniversary as the premiere publishing imprint of books of speculative fiction.