Chasing Fairytales

Author: Rebecca Nietert
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1495189538
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Chasing Fairytales is the continuing saga from Rebecca Nietert's first novel, ""Heart of Gold."" Life for the main character, Beverly, has changed far more than she thought possible. After a wicked fall out with Joseph, Beverly sets out on a journey to find romance, a loving family, a beautiful home, friends, unconditional love, and a lifetime of joyful moments. In short, Beverly wants her fantasized fairytale life to come true. Unfortunately, Beverly has made some mistakes along her journey that are about to catch up with her. In short, Beverly wants to find her fantasized fairytale ending. Beverly wants a man of moral character, but to have such a man, she learns that she too must possess equal qualities. On her path to becoming the woman she's always wanted to be, she learns that the perfection she's always tried to perform isn't bringing the happiness she thought it would. The truth of her past indiscretions begin to bubble up, as she frantically attempts to keep her skeletons hidden.

Glamorama

Author: Bret Easton Ellis
Editor: Kiepenheuer & Witsch
ISBN: 3462318950
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Stars und Models, hippe Charaktere, grenzenlose Gewalt und anarchischer Sex, Designerdrogen und hämmernde Musik – alles, was seine Fans (und Kritiker) erwartet haben, steckt in Bret Easton Ellis’ spektakulärem Roman »Glamorama«. Ein Horrortrip durch das glamouröse New York, durch die obszön glitzernde Welt von London und Paris.Victor Ward, Model und Nightlife-Profi, lebt in der modebesessenen und prominenzgeilen Welt Manhattans. Er eröffnet einen eigenen Szene-Club. Er hat ein Supermodel als Freundin und betrügt sie. Wie alle im Schatten der Stars kämpft er um Geld, Macht und Ruhm. Und zunehmend gerät er in den Sog der düsteren Seite dieser Hochglanz-Welt, die eng vernetzt ist mit Verbrechen und Gewalt. Ein mysteriöser Auftrag führt ihn nach London und Paris, wo er Kontakt zu einer terroristischen Vereinigung aufnimmt, die – angeführt von einem Model – Hotels in die Luft jagt und Flugzeuge sprengt. Ob in Manhattan oder in Europa, Victor weiß, dass er in der Falle sitzt, und Fluchtwege gibt es nicht.

Flight Of Life Essence Series 1

Author: E. L. Todd
Editor: E. L. Todd
ISBN: 1497387078
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Everyone is good. Sometimes they just do evil things. Despite the loss of Calloway’s parents, the torment he deals with at Fresno High School for being poor, and the responsibility of the entire world on his shoulders, he still believes life is worth living—even if it isn’t. The only things he has left are the gifts his father left behind, a glowing orb and a picking knife. Calloway doesn’t understand the use of these gifts. The globe only responds to him, shining in the darkness at his command. And his knife can open any lock. But what are they for? After Calloway steals the Kirin book from the Grandiose Historian Library, he is hunted by the Hara-Kirs, an ancient race that seeks to harbor the essence of all humans. Constantly looking over his shoulder, Calloway doesn’t understand why he’s being followed. And, more importantly, why he hasn’t been killed. The creatures had the chance many times, but his life has never been claimed. With the help of his two friends, they decode the ancient text and investigate the portal that leads to the other side. The Anti-Life. During their research, Calloway realizes his father may not be dead after all. But if he isn’t, where is he? Why would his father abandon him? Did he ever love Calloway? His friends suspect his father was actually a Hara-Kir, which was how Calloway received the gifts, but Calloway refuses to believe it. His father was a good man. He’ll prove it. Weston, the girl that Calloway immediately feels connected to, is the leader of the White Wing, a group of warriors that fight against the Hara-Kirs. But she doesn’t trust Calloway. All the information works against him. If his father was a Hara-Kir, what is he?

American Psycho

Author: Bret Easton Ellis
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ISBN: 9783462021578
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Blood And Magic Verdan Chronicles Volume 8

Author: David Gerspach
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1483466116
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Blood and Magic continues the adventures of Celecia and Dakoran in Verdan's future. While they attempt to find a way back home, they must also deal with the growing threat from North Maroa and resurgence of an ancient enemy, the vampires. The demonic creatures from Jamut's realm are once again led by the demon who inhabits the body of Celecia's former sister, Tathiel. And with the growing presence of magic, these mystically fueled creatures will no longer be contained. In North Maroa, Wendy leads a band of rebels seeking to depose the president who came from Verdan's past. Mriccon travels to Parthea to learn the state of the religion he founded. And while the world reels from unfolding events, a forced reunion causes enemies to reveal past secrets and work together if they are to survive. Their efforts result in a better understanding of each other and of themselves. All of this leads to a cataclysmic confrontation and sets the stage for The Fifth Age.

Official Register Of The United States

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Snobs

Author: Julian Fellowes
Editor: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641135281
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Julian Fellows’ Romandebüt – keiner kennt die englische High Society so gut wie er Edith Lavery will nichts weiter als einen reichen Ehemann. Ach ja, adelig sollte er natürlich auch noch sein. Wie soll sie sonst mit ihrer gutbürgerlichen Herkunft den sozialen Status erlangen, den sie eigentlich verdient? Ein Opfer hat sie auch schon gefunden: den jungen Earl Charles Broughton. Nur seine Mutter, die herablassend höfliche Lady Uckfield, könnte zum Problem werden. Aber wer ein rechter Snob werden will, der überwindet jedes Hindernis ...

Bret Easton Elliss Controversial Fiction

Author: Sonia Baelo-Allué
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441126317
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Both literary author and celebrity, Bret Easton Ellis represents a type of contemporary writer who draws from both high and the low culture, using popular culture references, styles and subject matters in a literary fiction that goes beyond mere entertainment. His fiction, arousing the interest of the academia, mass media and general public, has fuelled heated controversy over his work. This controversy has often prevented serious analysis of his fiction, and this book is the first monograph to fill in this gap by offering a comprehensive textual and contextual analysis of his most important works up to the latest novel Imperial Bedrooms. Offering a study of the reception of each novel, the influence of popular, mass and consumer culture in them, and the analysis of their literary style, it takes into account the controversies surrounding the novels and the changes produced in the shifty terrain of the literary marketplace. It offers anyone studying contemporary American fiction a thorough and unique analysis of Elliss work and his own place in the literary and cultural panorama.

Off The Main Sequence

Author: Tom Easton
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 080951205X
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Tom Easton has served as the monthly book review columnist for Analog Science Fiction for almost three decades, having contributed during that span many hundreds of columns and over a million words of penetrating criticism on the best literature that science fiction has to offer. His reviews have been celebrated for their wit, humor, readability, knowledge, and incisiveness. His love of literature, particularly fantastic literature, is everywhere evident in his essays. Easton has ever been willing to cover small presses, obscure authors, and unusual publications, being the only major critic in the field to do so on a regular basis. He seems to delight in finding the rare gem among the backwaters of the publishing field. "A reviewer's job," he says, "is not to judge books for the ages, but to tell readers enough about a book to give them some idea of whether they would enjoy it." And this he does admirably, whether he's discussing the works of the great writers in the field, or touching upon the least amongst them. This companion volume to "Periodic Stars" (Borgo/Wildside) collects another 250 of Easton's best reviews from the last fifteen years of "The Reference Library." No one does it better, and no other guide provides such lengthy or discerning commentary on the best SF works of recent times. Complete with Introduction and detailed Index.

Bret Easton Ellis Und Die Anderen Hunde

Author: Lina Wolff
Editor: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 3455001092
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Über die Grenzen der Liebe in einer gnadenlosen Welt: In Barcelona kreuzen sich die Wege der exzentrischen Schriftstellerin Alba Cambó und der unerschütterlichen Araceli, die alleine bei ihrer Mutter aufwächst. Wie ein Puzzle setzt Araceli die Biographie der geheimnisvollen, flüchtigen Alba zusammen, ein Strudel aus schillernden Geschichten über Menschen aus ihrer Vergangenheit und einen Hund, den eine Prostituierte auf den Namen Bret Easton Ellis getauft hat. Lina Wolff erzählt von Machtspielen zwischen Müttern und Töchtern, Schriftstellern und Lesern und – immer wieder und vor allem – Männern und Frauen, von Sehnsucht und Begehren, Liebe, Hass, Erotik, geplatzten Träumen und zerstörerischem Alltagstrott. Ein mal beißend komischer, mal poetischer Roman voller schonungsloser Zärtlichkeit, in dem hinter jedem Satz eine Überraschung lauert.