The Driveway Has Two Sides

Author: Sara Marchant
Editor: Fairlight Books
ISBN: 1912054434
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Sometimes it takes a little searching to find ‘the one’. On an East Coast island, full of tall pine moaning with sea gusts, Delilah moves into a cottage by the shore. The neighbours gossip as they watch her cleaning, black hair tied back in a white rubber band. They don’t like it when she plants a garden out front – orange-red Carpinus caroliniana and silvery-blue hosta. Very unusual, they whisper. Across the driveway lives a man who never goes out. Delilah knows he’s watching her too and she likes the look of him, but perhaps life is too complicated already…

There Are Things I Know

Author: Karen B. Golightly
Editor: Fairlight Books
ISBN: 1912054612
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Eight year old Pepper has always found it hard to figure out when people are lying, but he's certain his mother's alive, and he's going to find her... One day during a school field trip, Pepper is picked up by a strange man and driven off to rural Arkansas. His kidnapper, 'Uncle Dan', claims that Pepper's mother has died and they are to live together from now on - but the boy isn't convinced. A charming and thrilling tale of one special little boy's path back home. 'Pepper proves a tenacious, resourceful hero in his own drama. Immensely readable and sweetly told.' - Marti Leimbach, author of 'Daniel Isn't Talking'

Travelling In The Dark

Author: Emma Timpany
Editor: Fairlight Books
ISBN: 1912054493
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'A tour de force of imagery and emotion.' - Clio Gray, author of 'The Anatomist's Dream' In the aftermath of a devastating earthquake Sarah travels back to her home town with her young son. Delays and diversions take Sarah on an emotional journey as she's forced to return to well-known places echoing with painful memories from her youth. Set in the wild, beautiful and unreliable landscape of southern New Zealand, Emma Timpany's novella is an evocative story of a woman coming to terms with her past and forging a brighter future.

War Over Lemuria

Author: Richard Toronto
Editor: McFarland
ISBN: 1476603510
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Life magazine described the Shaver Mystery as “the most celebrated rumpus that rocked the science fiction world.” Its creators said it was a “new wave in science fiction.” Critics called it “dangerous nonsense” and labeled its fans the lunatic fringe. Whatever else the Shaver Mystery was, it became a worldwide sensation between 1945 and 1948, one of the greatest controversies to hit the science fiction genre. Today these stories of the remnants of a sinister ancient civilization living in caverns under the Earth are an all but forgotten sidebar to the historical record. The Shaver Mystery began as a series of science fiction yarns in Amazing Stories nearly 70 years ago. The men behind it, Ray Palmer and Richard Shaver, were derided and seldom understood by a fandom that did its best to sweep them under the carpet of history. Though Ray Palmer was one of the earliest and biggest names in SF fandom, credited with many firsts in his field, his fannish brethren have roundly ignored him, thanks to the Shaver Mystery. What is the truth behind these men and their “mystery”? This is the question writers and editors that promoted the Shaver Mystery try to answer as they reveal the behind-the-scenes story of the phenomenon known as “Shaverism.”

Inside The Bone Box

Author: Anthony Ferner
Editor: Fairlight Books
ISBN: 1912054558
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Nicholas Anderton is a highly respected neurosurgeon at the top of his field. But behind the successful façade all is not well. Tormented by a toxic marriage, and haunted by past mistakes, Anderton has been eating to forget. His wife, meanwhile, has turned to drink. There are sniggers behind closed doors - how can a surgeon be fat, they whisper; when mistakes are made and his old adversary Nash steps in to take advantage Anderton knows things are coming to a head...

Memories Not Forgotten

Author: Madame Vapala
Editor: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434929167
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Memories Not Forgotten by Madame Vapala Madame Vapala recalls the many memories of her sometimes charming, often times devastating childhood growing up in Utah in the 1940s and 50s. As she struggles to grow up under the strict rule of her abusive parents, Vapala learns to find solace within herself and appreciate the love, happiness, comedy, and adventure that went hand in hand with a childhood filled with pain, sadness, confusion, and suffering. Memories Not Forgotten shares a detailed account of her memories spanning from the age of two through her teenage years, strung together delicately to reflect how bitter and sweet a young girl's life can be. About the Author Madame Vapala is a self-proclaimed "old-fashioned grandmother," trapped in the 1940s and 50s. She loves crocheting, canning, and cooking, and donates many of her homemade items to various organizations. She also enjoys writing children's fictional short stories. Vapala wrote this book to give her strength and find acceptance in the trials and tribulations she experienced a lifetime ago and wishes it may inspire others to find hope despite their own troubled lives. She believes, as human beings, we all have flaws in our nature and, while our actions can have a devastating effect on others, we should be able to accept the good with the bad and learn to forgive, as God forgives and loves us all.

A Hustler S Tale

Author: C.J. Land
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469115565
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A Hustlers Tale Welcome to the world of shadows where everthing is not what it seems. A world where conmen, pimps, drug dealers and thieves struggle daily to survive and prosper. The rules are different in the world of shadows and the games played are for keeps. In the drug-ridden streets of Cleveland, Darius Javon a charismatic conman at the top of his game pursues his dream of becoming a multi-millionaire. The cons and scams which he runs on the Banks take intricate planning and nerves of steel to pull off. But robbing banks is the least of his problems. FBI agents are in hot pursuit of a certain elusive conman who is making a mockery of the banking system in the country. He is consider a threat to the Economy of the United States, because he robs with an ink pen and a smile leaving the female tellers wishing he would come again. While barely staying one step ahead of the FEDs he inadvertantly kidnap a woman bringing the wrath of a very dangerous man down on him. With the FEDs and the criminal underworld closing in on him, Darius must make some real hard decisions that may cost him his life or his freedom. The deadly game he is playing is about to come to an abrupt end. There can be only one winner and Darius is determined to make sure its him. He will live by the game or die by the game but the game must be played.

Parallel Stories

Author: Péter Nádas
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429963573
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A New York Times Notable Book for 2011 In 1989, the year the Wall came down, a university student in Berlin on his morning run finds a corpse on a park bench and alerts the authorities. This scene opens a novel of extraordinary scope and depth, a masterwork that traces the fate of myriad Europeans—Hungarians, Jews, Germans, Gypsies—across the treacherous years of the mid-twentieth century. Three unusual men are at the heart of Parallel Stories: Hans von Wolkenstein, whose German mother is linked to secrets of fascist-Nazi collaboration during the 1940s; Ágost Lippay Lehr, whose influential father has served Hungary's different political regimes for decades; and András Rott, who has his own dark record of mysterious activities abroad. The web of extended and interconnected dramas reaches from 1989 back to the spring of 1939, when Europe trembled on the edge of war, and extends to the bestial times of 1944–45, when Budapest was besieged, the Final Solution devastated Hungary's Jews, and the war came to an end, and on to the cataclysmic Hungarian Revolution of October 1956. We follow these men from Berlin and Moscow to Switzerland and Holland, from the Mediterranean to the North Sea, and of course, from village to city in Hungary. The social and political circumstances of their lives may vary greatly, their sexual and spiritual longings may seem to each of them entirely unique, yet Péter Nádas's magnificent tapestry unveils uncanny reverberating parallels that link them across time and space.This is Péter Nádas's masterpiece—eighteen years in the writing, a sensation in Hungary even before it was published, and almost four years in the translating. Parallel Stories is the first foreign translation of this daring, demanding, and momentous novel, and it confirms for an even larger audience what Hungary already knows: that it is the author's greatest work.

Bruised Not Broken

Author: Shir Nisha
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1425720986
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"BRUISED...NOT BROKEN" Some things in life have no explanations, or at times cannot be expressed. They have to be felt from the depth of the heart. Ravenna challenges were many. Survive, she did until she was drained. Death, she faced living in hell. Pain was her sorrow, then her body collapsed. Her will changed. She re-created herself in her lost world, and regressed, even when she shouldn´t have. Somehow, her heart got stuck with cupid bow. This love was new what she felt for Zachary. The question is, how long will it last? Was she so afraid of her past that she refused her present. Perhaps, she was willing prey to Zachary´s obsession at any cost? Or, was she waiting, all along in her heart for love to happen to her, anew? Ravenna´s story is compelling, it promises to touch a soft spot in your heart. It is a page turner, and perfect to read on your travels, in front of the fire place or on a cool summer´s evening. It is for anyone who appreciate a touching story, full of life. www.Books-by-Shir-Yasin.com

Cold Kitten

Author: Thomas Cox
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 146850889X
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Prostitution-- Murder-- Extortion-- threaten to scandalize a large Midwestern high school, Sylvester Overton Barton (known as S.O.B.H.S.) unless school security chief Nick Cotton, partnered with a friend of shady background, discovers answers that can save lives and reputations.