The Lure Of The Basilisk

Autore: Lawrence Watt-Evans
Editore: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434439798
Grandezza: 63,74 MB
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The overman named Garth sought immortal fame. The oracle told him to serve the Forgotten King to get that fame. But this King sent Garth after a basilisk whose gaze could turn men to stone. What sane use could anyone have for a monster like that?

Provocazioni Manageriali

Autore: Beppe Carrella
Editore: Beppe Carrella
ISBN: 8850328346
Grandezza: 60,41 MB
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Vista: 8006
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I Am Heartily Ashamed

Autore: Gavin K. Watt
Editore: Dundurn
ISBN: 1554887151
Grandezza: 41,10 MB
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"Although this book stands on its own merits, it should be recognized as a sequel to Volume I, A dirty, trifling piece of business, which describes the Canadian campaign of 1781 against the United States' frontiers"--Introd.

Victorian Horror Stories

Autore: Mike Stocks
Editore: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1409569195
Grandezza: 21,91 MB
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Six terrifying tales from the Victorian age thrillingly retold for today's readers.

Fate

Autore: Leonard Balsera
Editore:
ISBN: 9781613170298
Grandezza: 63,27 MB
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Grab your plasma rifles, spell components, and jetpacks! Name your game; Fate Core is the foundation that can make it happen. Fate Core is a flexible system that can support whatever worlds you dream up. Have you always wanted to play a post-apocalyptic spaghetti western with tentacle monsters? Swords and sorcery in space? Wish there was a game based on your favorite series of books, film, or television, but it never happened? Fate Core is your answer. Fate Core is a tabletop roleplaying game about proactive, capable people who lead dramatic lives. The type of drama they experience is up to you. But wherever they go, you can expect a fun storytelling experience full of twists...of fate. GAME INFORMATION Number of players: 3-6 Age of players: 12+ Length: 2-8 hours Type of Game: Roleplaying Game Languages Available: English Suggested Retail: $25.00 Game Designers: Leonard Balsera, Brian Engard, Jeremy Keller, Ryan Macklin, Mike Olson

Defending Middle Earth

Autore: Patrick Curry
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544106563
Grandezza: 30,12 MB
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What are millions of readers all over the world getting out of reading The Lord of the Rings? Newly reissued with a new afterword, Patrick Curry's Defending Middle-earth argues, in part, that Tolkien has found a way to provide something close to spirit in a secular age. His focus is on three main aspects of Tolkien's fiction: the social and political structure of Middle-earth and how the varying cultures within it find common cause in the face of a shared threat; the nature and ecology of Middle-earth and how what we think of as the natural world joins the battle against mindless, mechanized destruction; and the spirituality and ethics of Middle-earth, for which Curry provides a particularly insightful and resonant examination that will deepen the understanding of the millions of fans who have taken The Lord of the Rings to heart.

Stormrider

Autore: David Gemmell
Editore: Del Rey
ISBN: 0345455037
Grandezza: 78,13 MB
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Spellbinding action and breathless adventure–these are the realms of David Gemmell. His mythic characters represent the ultimates in good and evil, and everything in between. Brilliant warriors, they are heartbreakingly human in their ability to love, sacrifice, and summon extraordinary courage when all seems lost. With Stormrider, Gemmell continues his spectacular Rigante saga as the imperiled highland clan faces its deadliest threat . . . and calls for it's greatest hero. STORMRIDER A Novel of the Rigante Centuries ago, Connavar’s triumphant battles against the invading army of Stone gained the Rigante their freedom, yet magic that once flourished has been all but snuffed out. The Varlish king and his barons have stolen Rigante lands and robbed the people of their culture and liberty. From the Rigante's former seat of power the black-hearted Moidart rules; only in the north are the clansmen free. There, in the Druagh mountains, the magic still reigns, strengthened by bold, brilliant victories of the outlaw leader known as Ravenheart. One glorious spark, one moment of Rigante rebellion, has ignited a revolution and forged a legend. The conquered clans set about to rediscover their greatness–yet theirs is not the only call to arms. In the south, civil war has drenched the land in blood, and the armies of destruction have begun creeping north. There the brooding Ravenheart waits, knowing the forces of the hated Moidart will come, led by the brutal ruler’s only son, Stormrider. Ravenheart and Stormrider: enemies of uncommon courage, are unaware that the fate of the world lies in their hands. Faced with this inexorable advance, deadly foes will be forced to unite, and a secret lost in the uncharted past will return to haunt these two warriors as they face the vengeance of an ancient evil. Immense armies of darkness advance on the highlanders, and it seems as if nothing will stop them. They crush their enemies with ease, until only a few thousand men stand before them, with no help in sight. But these are not ordinary men they face. They are clansmen, and more than that, they are Rigante. From the Hardcover edition.

The Eyes Of Venice

Autore: Alessandro Barbero
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1609458516
Grandezza: 71,91 MB
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Winner of the Alessandro Manzoni Prize for Fiction Venice at the end of the 1500s is an unforgiving city. The Doge rules with an iron fist and the Holy Office harbors suspicions about everything and everyone. Even the walls have eyes. The Republic of Venice watches and listens, then passes judgment swiftly and definitively. In a city where everyone is assumed guilty of something, a young stonemason by the name of Michele has been accused of a crime he didn’t commit. Afraid for his life, he flees the city aboard a galley carrying gold coin, leaving behind his young wife, Bianca. Banished from his home, Michele embarks on a series of extraordinary adventures as the ship he travels on stops in every port and on every island of the Mediterranean. In order to survive this once naïve and immature boy must fast become a man, one possessed of cunning, courage and fortitude. Bianca remains alone in the cruel and treacherous Venice. She faces challenges that are, if anything, even more difficult than those of Michele, and will encounter all the terrors and mysteries that the labyrinthine city holds in its blind alleys and narrow passageways. And she, like Michele, will discover in herself a tenacious and indestructible will to survive. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Dead Clever

Autore: Scarlett Thomas
Editore: Justin, Charles & Co.
ISBN: 1932112197
Grandezza: 44,66 MB
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Lily Pascale's fascination with crime fiction helps her find a job at a local college and comes in handy when two students turn up dead and she finds herself investigating the crime. Reprint.

The Vampire Who Loved Me

Autore: Teresa Medeiros
Editore: Amber House Books
ISBN: 1939541085
Grandezza: 22,32 MB
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Julian Kane is back in town… Once, as a girl of seventeen, beautiful, headstrong Portia Cabot saved the life of the dashing vampire Julian Kane—who marked her forever, then left to go in search of his soul. He returns five years later to find the enchanting young girl he left behind grown into a bewitching woman with a woman's heart...and a woman's desires. Portia quickly discovers that Julian's seductive and forbidden kiss can still make her crave the night...and his touch. But a recent spate of murders makes Portia fear that the man she has always adored may truly be a monster. For years Julian has fought the temptation to embrace his dark gifts, never realizing that Portia's love may give him the most dangerous gift of all...a reason to live... Book 2 in Teresa Medeiros’s LORDS OF MIDNIGHT Series, which includes After Midnight and The Vampire Who Loved Me “Teresa Medeiros is one of my all-time favorite authors!”—Sherrilyn Kenyon, New York Times bestselling author “If Jane Austen had written Dracula, it would have been The Vampire Who Loved Me. Medeiros is magic!”—Christina Dodd, New York Times bestselling author “Winning, sexy and saucy. An engaging romp for those who like their Regencies with a little bite.”—Publishers Weekly “Masterful writing and unforgettable characters. A spellbinding tale that quite simply mesmerizes.”—Romantic Times “The Vampire Who Loved Me proves once again why Teresa Medeiros is one of the most beloved and popular authors writing today. Heart wrenching and magically romantic. Sure to earn a place on your keeper shelf!”—Romance Reviews Today ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION Regency romance, Vampire romance, Paranormal romance, Humorous romance