Download E-books Sourcery (Discworld) PDF

By Terry Pratchett

Sourcery, a hilarious mixture of magic, mayhem, and baggage, is the 5th ebook in Terry Pratchett's vintage delusion Discworld series.

Rincewind, the legendarily inept wizard, has back after falling off the sting of the area. And this time, he’s introduced the bags. yet that’s now not all… as soon as upon a time, there has been an 8th son of an 8th son who was once, in fact, a wizard. as though that wasn’t complex adequate, stated wizard then had seven sons. after which he had an 8th son — a wizard squared (that’s all of the math, really). Who in fact, used to be a resource of magic — a sourcerer.

Will the sourcerer lead the wizards to dominate all of Discworld? Or can Rincewind’s tiny band stave off the Apocalypse?

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Download E-books The Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer PDF

By Lucy Weston

Sovereign strength. everlasting Pleasure.

Revealed ultimately during this new vampire saga for the a while: the genuine, untold tale of the “Virgin Queen” and her mystery warfare opposed to the Vampire King of britain. . . .

On the eve of her coronation, Elizabeth Tudor is summoned to the tomb of her mom, Anne Boleyn, to profit the reality approximately her bloodline—and her future as a Slayer. Born to conflict the bloodsucking fiends who ravage the evening, and sworn to shield her cherished realm opposed to all enemies, Elizabeth quickly unearths herself stalked via the main harmful and seductive vampire of all.

He is Mordred, bastard son of King Arthur, who offered his soul to smash his father. After centuries in hiding, he has arisen made up our minds to say the younger Elizabeth as his Queen. Luring her into his international of everlasting evening, Mordred tempts Elizabeth with the promise of eternal formative years and wonder, and vows to guard her from all enemies. jointly, they'll rule over a golden age for vampires within which people will exist merely to be fed upon. Horrified by means of his intentions, Elizabeth embraces her powers as a Slayer whilst she realizes that the best threat comes from her personal mystery wish to yield to Mordred . . . to reveal her throat in ecstasy and make allowance the vampire king to drink deeply of her royal blood.

As instructed via Lucy Weston, the vampire prey immortalized in Bram Stoker’s Dracula, this spellbinding account will seize your middle and soul—forever.

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Download E-books Narrative Prosthesis: Disability and the Dependencies of Discourse (Corporealities: Discourses of Disability) PDF

By David T. Mitchell

Narrative Prosthesis: incapacity and the Dependencies of Discourse develops a story thought of the pervasive use of incapacity as a tool of characterization in literature and movie. It argues that, whereas different marginalized identities have suffered cultural exclusion as a result of a dearth of pictures reflecting their event, the marginality of disabled humans has happened in the course of the perpetual flow of pictures of incapacity in print and visible media. The manuscript's six chapters provide comparative readings of key texts within the heritage of incapacity illustration, together with the tin soldier and lame Oedipus, Montaigne's "infinities of kinds" and Nietzsche's "higher men," the functionality background of Shakespeare's Richard III, Melville's Captain Ahab, the small city grotesques of Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio and Katherine Dunn's self-induced freaks in Geek Love.
David T. Mitchell is affiliate Professor of Literature and Cultural reports, Northern Michigan college. Sharon L. Snyder is Assistant Professor of movie and Literature, Northern Michigan University.

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Download E-books Mind Game (GhostWalkers, Book 2) PDF

By Christine Feehan

Hailed as "sultry [and] spine-tingling" (Publishers Weekly) and "intense, sensual, and enchanting" (Library Journal), Shadow Game plunged readers right into a global of terrifying strength and forbidden ardour. Now, New York Times bestselling writer Christine Feehan returns to that interesting global to provide us her so much breathtaking novel yet.

Dahlia LeBlanc's presents also are a curse, making it very unlikely for her to be round others with out hurting them. yet can she belief her secrets and techniques to Nicolas Trevane, a Shadow warrior despatched to discover her?


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Download E-books Celestial Mechanics: a tale for a mid-winter night PDF

By William Least Heat-Moon

When Silas Fortunato applies for an article place for the “spirituality” part of a neighborhood newspaper, he's requested to fill in a bubble sheet to mark his faith. the matter is, his ideals don’t fall inside any of the types. Silas believes that selflessness enlarges imaginative and prescient and that what an individual may still try for is to be triumph over through the past. He believes in honoring otherness and in giving questions credence over simple task. He calls himself a Cosmoterian simply because his objective is to make himself necessary of the majesty of Cosmos. Silas is a guy pushed by means of titanic rules, however it is the standard smallness that forever either intrigues and eludes him.

In this emotional story of haunted love, Silas reveals himself locked in a wedding descending towards darkness till the coming of his sister-in-law and shortly thereafter the looks of a witching neighbor who might or will not be alive. In methods enigmatic, ghostly, and humorous, the 3 girls draw him into the equivocal nature of goals and fact, their affects best Silas on a trip towards what could be mild and a brand new belonging to whatever greatly past himself.

Just as William Least Heat-Moon’s nonfiction employs many fictional narrative techniques, Celestial Mechanics draws upon nonfictional units to construct a narrative that crosses conventional limitations among the two. Celestial Mechanics is the clarion name of a iteration that believes rationality and spirituality can—and should—coexist, a iteration outlined by way of globalization, the place the one issues left unknown are what's within and past us, these cosmic geographical regions published via the telescope and the quantum global urged through the microscope. This publication is for these folks steeped in a hustle-and-bustle global we can’t break out, who think that practices like mindfulness and rational deduction and childlike ask yourself are the keys to the type of achievement that the economic elements of our lives can by no means wish to address. 

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Download E-books Dawnbreaker (Dark Days, Book 3) PDF

By Jocelynn Drake

The sunrise brings new terror for the creatures of the evening . . .

Those of her race worry Mira for the deadly hearth she bends to her will—a strength precise between nightwalkers, either a present . . . and a curse.

The naturi despise Mira for what she is—as they organize the ultimate sacrifice that may spoil the obstacles among the worlds. And as soon as the naturi are unchained, blood, chaos, and horror will reign ideal on Earth.

Mira can belief in basic terms Danaus, the more-than-mortal vampire slayer, notwithstanding he's sworn to ruin her sort. And now, because the day ways while huge forces will duel less than conceal of darkness, future attracts them towards an apocalyptic disagreement at Machu Picchu. yet all isn't really misplaced, for a wild card has been dealt to them: a rogue enemy princess who can swap the stability of strength and switch the dread tide.

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Download E-books Firestorm (The Sword of Light Trilogy) (Volume 2) PDF

The Gods have fallen.
the 3 countries are in chaos.
Archon is coming.

The corporation are surrounded, trapped at the blood-soaked sands of Malevolent Cove. determined and on my own, they create with them the ultimate wish of the 3 countries. Her identify is Enala and he or she is the final wielder of the Sword of sunshine. however the woman is mad, her brain misplaced in a chasm of grief. She lies helpless sooner than the facility of Archon.

Meanwhile, Eric is on the subject of gaining knowledge of his magic. yet together with his grasp long past, there is not any one left to guard him from the perilous strength. It yearns for freedom and Eric on my own stands opposed to it. If it breaks unfastened, all hell will holiday loose.

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Download E-books Skin Deep (Laura Blackstone, Book 1) PDF

By Mark Del Franco

A exciting NEW city myth sequence FROM the writer OF UNFALLEN DEAD AND UNQUIET DREAMS.

She'll have to sustain appearances-if she desires to remain alive...

Being an secret agent has its occupational risks, yet Laura Blackstone makes it glance effortless. As a undercover agent for a fey intelligence corporation, she makes use of her magical skills to create disguises which are epidermis deepglamours that mustn't ever be compromised. but if Laura's worlds collide she'll have extra to fret approximately than retiring an id; she may lose her lifestyles.

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Download E-books Hands of Flame (The Negotiator) PDF

By C.E. Murphy

War has erupted one of the 5 previous Races, and Margrit is liable for the demise that triggered it. Now manhattan City's most original attorney reveals herself dealing with her hardest negotiation but. And along with her gargoyle lover, Alban, taken prisoner, Margrit's merely allies—a dragon sour approximately his fall, a vampire decided to carry his status at any price and a mortal detective without thought what he is up against—have calls for in their own.

Determined to rescue Alban and torn among conflicting loyalties because the conflict seeps into the human global, Margrit quickly realizes the one method out is thru the fire….

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By Dara Joy

Dara pleasure makes her hardcover debut with a unprecedented new novel, one who reexamines the very nature of affection and assessments the limits of romantic fiction. numerous readers have already flocked to her distinct, page-turning stories, making pleasure a nationally bestselling writer. Now, this wonderful author reaches for even larger heights in Ritual of Proof.

Joy provides us a distinct examine ourselves, our society, and our expectancies in relationships. Ritual of Proof creates a shiny new international; it is a publication you are going to keep in mind lengthy after you might have reached its riveting end. this can be a amazing story of sensual intrigue and tool, set in an international the place girls have all of the control...and fascinating males fetch unbelievable mattress costs. An elite top category dictates society's mores, whereas the vices of its wealthy, influential She-Lords are in a well mannered way overlooked.

Set opposed to a sweeping canvas of political conspiracies, the Marquelle eco-friendly Tamryn makes a decision to marry...making an alliance with an influential relatives and consolidating her place between her friends. So she fastens a defiant Jorlan Reynard to her condo and to her mattress. And so the Ritual of evidence begins...for either one of them.

But there are forces conspiring opposed to eco-friendly, in particular from Claudine D'anbere, her sworn enemy -- a lady who may do whatever to damage her. quickly, eco-friendly needs to summon all of her massive effect to struggle, and in doing so, she does what society deems as regards to unthinkable -- and turns to Jorlan for support. She is either stunned and beaten by way of his masterful skills as either best friend and husband, but if the validity in their union is named into query and a sequence of failures befalls them, they detect that there's greater than their position in society in's their very lives which are threatened.

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