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Time’s Eye

Time’s Eye

Author: Stephen Baxter, Arthur Charles Clarke
Genre: Science fiction
Year of publication: 2004

Arthur C. Clarke Stephen Baxter Authors Note This book, and the series that it opens, neither follows nor precedes the books of the earlier Odyssey, but is at right angles to them: not a sequel or prequel, but an orthoquel, taking similar premises in a different direction. The quotation from Rudyard Kiplings Cities and Thrones and Powers, from Puck of Pooks Hill 1906, is used by kind permission of AP Watt Ltd., on behalf of the National Trust for Places of Historical Interest or Natural Beauty. ...
Lolita

Lolita

Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Genre: Classical prose
Year of publication: 1993

Vladimir Nabokov Lolita Foreword Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male, such were the two titles under which the writer of the present note received the strange pages it preambulates. Humbert Humbert, their author, had died in legal captivity, of coronary thrombosis, on November 16, 1952, a few days before his trial was scheduled to start. His lawyer, my good friend and relation, Clarence Choate Clark, Esq., now of he District of Columbia bar, in asking me to edit the manuscript, ...
Barry Lindon

Barry Lindon

Author: Stanley Kubrick
Genre: Classical prose
Year of publication: 1973

BARRY LYNDON A screenplay by Stanley Kubrick Based on the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray FADE IN: EXT. PARK - DAY Brief shot of duel. RODERICK V.O. My father, who was well-known to the best circles in this kingdom under the name of roaring Harry James, was killed in a duel, when I was fifteen years old. EXT. GARDEN - DAY Mrs. James, talking with a suitor Roderick, at a distance. RODERICK V.O. My mother, after her husbands death, and her retirement, lived in such a way as to defy slander. ...
Longtusk

Longtusk

Author: Stephen Baxter
Genre: Science fiction
Year of publication: 2000

Longtusk by Stephen Baxter To my niece, Jessica Bourg Prologue A vast sheet of ice sits on the North Pole: immense, brooding, jealously drawing the moisture from the air. Glaciers, jutting from the icecap like claws, pulverize rock layers and carve out fjords and lakes. South of the ice, immense plains sweep around the planet, darkened by herds of mighty herbivores. The ice has drawn so much water from the oceans that the very shapes of the continents are changed. Australia is no island, but is ...
Illegal Alien

Illegal Alien

Author: Robert J Sawyer
Genre: Science fiction
Year of publication: 1997

Illegal Alien by Robert J. Sawyer For Justice, though shes painted blind, is to the weaker side inclined. SAMUEL BUTLER 16121680 1 The Navy lieutenant poked his close-cropped head into the aircraft carriers wardroom. Its going to be another two hours, gentlemen. You should really get some sleep. Francis Nobilio, a short man of fifty with wavy hair mixed evenly between brown and gray, was sitting in a vinyl-upholstered metal chair. He was wearing a two-piece dark-blue business suit and a pale ...
And Justice There Is None

And Justice There Is None

Author: Deborah Crombie
Genre: Thriller

Deborah Crombie And Justice There Is None The eighth book in the Duncan Kincaid Gemma James series, 2002 For Nanny MILLENNIUM The sun no longer shows His face and treason sows His secret seeds that no man can detect Fathers by their children are undone The brother would the brother cheat And the cowled monk is a deceit Might is right, and justice there is none. Walther von der Vogelweide c. 1170-1230 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Many thanks are due, as always, to the Every Other Tuesday Night Writers Group: ...
Mom_s hot threesome

Mom_s hot threesome

Author: Kathy Andrews
Genre: Erotic, Sex

Kathy Andrews Moms hot threesome CHAPTER ONE Heat always made Peggy feel sexy and aroused. The sun, coming through the windshield of her Mustang convertible, sent thrilling sensations throughout her body. It was difficult to drive when she was aroused. Her thighs felt hot and her titties became hard. The tingling between her thighs made her want to press them together, to rub and twist, feel the pressure upon her cunt and clit. She felt the crazy desire to open her blouse, let her tits be free ...