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The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same


Allison Winn Scotch

ISBN: 9781101561751
Year of publication: 2012

The Song Remains the Same Allison Winn Scotch For Cam and Amelia, who fill my life with song. Never forget me, because if I thought you would, Id never leave. A. A. MILNE The Best of Nell Slattery 1 Have a Little Faith in MeJoe Cocker 2 Sweet Child o MineGuns N Roses 3 Running on EmptyJackson Browne 4 Every Breath You TakeThe Police 5 Eleanor RigbyThe Beatles 6 You Cant Always Get What YouWant The Rolling Stones 7 Dont Stop BelievingJourney 8 Theres a Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths 9 Let ...

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Ambassador of Progress

Ambassador of Progress


Walter Jon Williams

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2012

Ambassador of ProgressWalter Jon WilliamsCopyright c 1984, 2012 by Walter Jon Williams Cover art by Phil Booth All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions in any form.Other Books by Walter Jon WilliamsNovels Hardwired Knight Moves Voice of the Whirlwind Days of Atonement Aristoi Metropolitan City on Fire Ambassador of Progress Angel Station The Rift Implied SpacesDivertimenti The Crown Jewels House of Shards Rock of AgesDread Empires Fall The Praxis The Sundering ...

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Sarah Court

Sarah Court


Craig Davidson

ISBN: 9781926851884
Year of publication: 2010

Sarah Court by Craig Davidson PROLOGUE Squirrels cause suburbanites more grief than any creatures under your sun. Squirrels tore up my garden Squirrels ate the seeds left out for the robins Goddamn those marauding buggers Id laugh, were I capable. The Eastern Gray Squirrel, sciurus carolinensis, is, on average, fifteen inches from nose to tail tip. Weighs, on average, one pound. Pick up a pair of wire cutters. Snip your pinkie finger off below the nail. The size of a squirrel brain. A homo ...

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Nine Stories

Nine Stories


Jerome David Salinger

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1953

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Of the nine stories to the book the following seven appeared originally in THE NEW YORKER A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, Just Before the War with the Eskimos, The Laughing Man, For Esme:-with Love and Squalor, Pretty Mouth and Green My Eyes, and Teddy. The author is grateful to THE NEW YORKER for permission to reprint. The author also wishes to thank HARPERS MAGAZINE for permission to reprint Down at the Dinghy. Copyright, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, ...

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Thinner Than Skin

Thinner Than Skin


Uzma Aslam Khan

ISBN: 9781443413374
Year of publication: 2012

Thinner Than Skin by Uzma Aslam Khan It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality. Virginia Woolf, The Death of the Moth and Other Essays There are one or two murderers in any crowd. They do not suspect their destinies yet. Charles Simic, Memories of the Future She had felt this way once before and it might have been the wind then too. There had been the scent of the horse right before he ran. The steam rising from the manure he had left in a thick pile on the glacier. The wind carrying ...

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The Pyramid

The Pyramid


Ismail Kadare

ISBN: 9780375700958
Year of publication: 1996

Ismail Kadare The Pyramid I. Origins An Old Idea Resurrected with Difficulty WHEN, one morning in late autumn, only a few months after he had ascended the throne of Egypt, Cheops, the new Pharaoh, let slip that he might perhaps not wish to have a pyramid erected for him, all who heard him the palace astrologer, some of the most senior ministers, Cheopss old counselor Userkaf, and the High Priest Hemiunu, who also held the post of architect-in-chief furrowed their brows as if they had just ...

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The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter

The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter


Mary Hart Perry

ISBN: 9780062123466
Year of publication: 2012

The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victorias Defiant Daughter by Mary Hart Perry Dedication This book is dedicated to Mallorynot a royal princess but, in her own way, no less amazing than Louise. Her talents and dedication to all living things will make a joyful difference in the world. I cant imagine a more wonderful granddaughter. Epigraph This is a novel. That means it is fiction, fantasy, make-believenot a true historical account. Did any of the people in this story live and any of these ...

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Forever Black

Forever Black


Sandi Lynn

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

Forever Black Forever Trilogy - 1 by Sandi Lynn Acknowledgments To my husband, thank you for putting up with my endless nights on my laptop writing and editing to make this book possible. Thank you for understanding all the times I ignored you and told you to be quiet or turn the TV down so I could concentrate. I love you To my 3 darling teenage daughters and their never-ending question, Whats for dinner Also, to my beta readers, I couldnt have done this without you Thank you. Chapter 1 I stood ...

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Backlash

Backlash


Nick Oldham

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2001

Nick Oldham Backlash Prologue Wilmslow, Cheshire, England It was time to kill again. David Gill placed the newspaper down across his lap and took a deep breath to steady his excitement and anticipation. He could feel the tension building up to bursting point in his body like an enraged beast, it tore through his veins. Uncontrollable, but wonderful. Demanding to be released. With tingling fingers he folded the newspaper neatly, slotting the sections back inside each other as though it had only ...

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Son of Blood

Son of Blood


Jack Ludlow

ISBN: 9780749012533
Year of publication: 2012

Jack Ludlow Son of Blood PROLOGUE No fighting man can go into the battle thinking of death, for to do so is to risk bringing on that very fate. The possibility must be accepted and set where it belongs, at the back of the mind, while the warrior concentrates on exercising what skills he possesses, though there are moments when such an outcome will come to the fore and all attempts to force it back to where it belongs do not suffice. This is what happened to Bonito of Alberobello who had, along ...

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The Nine Fold Heaven

The Nine Fold Heaven


Mingmei Yip

ISBN: 9780758273543
Year of publication: 2013

Mingmei Yip THE NINE FOLD HEAVEN To Geoffrey Holding hands till our hair turns white From the 3,000-year-old Chinese Classic of Poetry Pursue profit and advantage, Seize the moment This is the winning strategy. The way of war is the way of deception. The Art of War, Sunzi ca. 544496 BC Looking for you a thousand times in the dense crowd, I turn, and your face suddenly appears under the fading light. Lantern Festival, Xin Qiji 11401207 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS It is hard to believe that The Nine Fold ...

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