Keywords: speculative fiction

East

East


Edith Pattou

ISBN: 9780756950545
Year of publication: 2002

Table of Contents Title Page Table of Contents Copyright Dedication Prologue Book One Father Neddy Rose Neddy Father Neddy Father Rose Father Troll Queen White Bear Neddy White Bear Rose White Bear Neddy Rose White Bear Neddy Father Neddy Rose Neddy Father Neddy Book Two Troll Queen Rose Troll Queen White Bear Rose Troll Queen Neddy Rose Troll Queen Neddy Rose Troll Queen Rose Father Rose White Bear Neddy Rose Neddy Rose Neddy Troll Queen Rose White Bear Rose Troll Queen Neddy Rose White Bear ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Water

Water


Robin McKinley
Peter Dickinson

ISBN: 9780142402443
Year of publication: 2002

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page DedicationMERMAID SONG THE SEA-KINGS SON SEA SERPENT WATER HORSE KRAKEN A POOL IN THE DESERT Highly respected authors in their own right, husband and wife Dickinson and McKinley collaborate for the first time on a collection of enchanting tales linked by an aquatic theme. The tales possess a consistently compelling, rhythmic tone, despite the fact that the authors alternate in the tellings . . . these creative interpretations brim with suspenseful, ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Mrs. Yaga

Mrs. Yaga


Michal Wojcik

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...

Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult
That Voodoo You Do

That Voodoo You Do


Jodi Redford

ISBN: 9781609282837
Year of publication: 2010

That Voodoo You Do That Old Black Magic - 1 Jodi Redford Dedication To Dave. For all the years of love and laughter. And putting up with me more times than I can count. Love you always, sweetheart. Also to my wonder woman of an editor, Sasha, who is simply the best. And last but never least, to all the wonderful readers out there who make it possible for me to do this job that I love. Chapter One Griffin Trudeau didnt know it, but he was about to have his bones jumped. Bumping her car door shut ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Rise of the Blood

Rise of the Blood


Lucienne Diver

ISBN: 9781619216549
Year of publication: 2013

Rise of the Blood Latter-Day Olympians - 3 by Lucienne Diver This one is for my husband, Pete, the most amazing man in the world. Chapter One Sometimes youre the bug and sometimes youre that sticky tape they get all stuck on. Im pretty sure thats worse. Pappous, the strongman with the weak heart Diminutive. DIMINUTIVE Youve got to be kidding me. Im five-seven, for gods sake. I was staring down at a national tabloid newspaper that Jesuspart-time office assistant when no auditions demanded his ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Ink

Ink


Amanda Sun

ISBN: 9780373210718
Year of publication: 101

Ink Paper Gods 1 by Amanda Sun Chapter 1 I made it halfway across the courtyard before I realized I was still wearing my school slippers. No lie. I had to turn around and slink all the way back to the genkan, the stifled laughs from my classmates trailing me as I mustered what slippered dignity I could. God, way to scream foreigner. Youd think after a couple of weeks Id have the routine down, but no. Id gone into that mode again, the one where I forgot everything for a minute and walked dazed ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Promises to Keep

Promises to Keep


Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

ISBN: 0385741928
Year of publication: 2013

Promises to Keep Den of Shadows9 Amelia Atwater-Rhodes Promises to Keep is dedicated to the eleventh hour and all the people who help us through it. This novel owes its eleventh-hour salvation to Bri, Mason, and Devon, who had faith and patience when mine was long gone. Bri encouraged me to dive for a story idea that has scared me for the last decade Mason and Devon helped me polish that concept, tirelessly diving into the characters, mythology, and storyline again and again until it became the ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Finding Magic

Finding Magic


Stacia Kane

ISBN: 9780345540522
Year of publication: 2012

Finding Magic by Stacia Kane Downside Ghosts - 0.5 Chapter One Chess was sitting in the Church library, studying Psychopomps: Their Uses and History, when Elder Marks appeared on the other side of the table. As usual, his blue suit looked dusty and the cuffs were frayed as usual, the black Church makeup ringing his eyes had smudged halfway down his cheeks, making him look less like a ghost and more like a drunken clown. Thou are wanted in Elder Griffins office, Miss Putnam, he said, and left ...

Keywords: cookie429 Extratorrents Fantasy Kat Speculative Fiction
City of Ghosts

City of Ghosts


Stacia Kane

ISBN: 9780345515599
Year of publication: 2010

City of Ghosts BY STACIA KANE Chapter One Not all of your duties will be pleasant. But that is the sacrifice you make, for as a Church employee you must always remember that you are privileged above all others. The Example Is You, the guidebook for Church employees The guillotine waited for them, its blackened wood dark and threatening against the naked cement walls of the Execution Room. Chess limped past it, trying not to look. Trying not to remember that she deserved to kneel before it, to ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fantasy - Contemporary Fiction Fiction - Fantasy General Speculative Fiction
Unholy Magic

Unholy Magic


Stacia Kane

ISBN: 0345515587
Year of publication: 2010

Unholy Magic by Stacia Kane Downside Ghosts - 2 Chapter One The penalty for summoning the dead back to earth is death if the summoned spirit does not kill its summoner, be assured the Church will. The Book of Truth, Laws, Article 3 Ghosts were stronger underground no witch willingly went below the surface of the earth, not without a Church edict or a death wish. Chess had both to varying degrees, but that didnt make the doorway looming behind the skinny man holding the cup any more appealing. ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fantasy Fantasy - Contemporary Fiction Fiction - Fantasy General Speculative Fiction
The Colors of Cold

The Colors of Cold


J M Sidorova

ISBN: 9781476756134
Year of publication: 2013

J. M. Sidorova THE COLORS OF COLD A NEW STORY FROM THE AGE OF ICE She paints and powders her face, pins her hair, tightens a corset over her shift, dons petticoats, chemisette, dress, jacket, shawl, elbow-length gloves, turban. She gathers her papier-mch flowers back into the basket. The much-thumbed blues with the word Voir, Watch, inscribed on their petals, reds with Effleurer, Touch Lightly, and whites with Ressentir, Experience Physically. Her flowers are admission tickets, and the ...

Keywords: speculative fiction
Every Last Drop

Every Last Drop


Charlie Huston

ISBN: 0345495888
Year of publication: 2008

Charlie Huston Every Last Drop Ripe for the taking. Thats all I can think as I watch them. The crowd pouring out of the Stadium, tens of thousands cramming out onto River and the Concourse, flooding the street under the 4-train tracks as the trains screech in and out overhead, more people packing the cars sardine tight, tripping up the steps, cascading down into the tunnels, mashing into Stan the Mans, northbound traffic making for the Cross Bronx Expressway and the Triborough stalled out from ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction Suspense
Exodus

Exodus


Paul Antony Jones

ISBN: 9781477805060
Year of publication: 2013

Paul Antony Jones EXTINCTION POINT: EXODUS For Jeff Wayne and Herbert George Wells Thank you for fueling the fire of my imagination PROLOGUE Commander Fiona Mulligan had made a habit out of watching the sunrise. Of course, when you were on board a two-hundred-and-forty-foot-long hunk of metal, hurtling along at just over seventeen thousand miles per hour in a low orbit above the earth and completing almost sixteen revolutions of the earth a day, you got to see a lot of sunrises. The longest most ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction
Lords of Salem

Lords of Salem


Rob Zombie

ISBN: 9781455519194
Year of publication: 2013

PART ONE SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS SEPTEMBER 16, 1692 Chapter One She awoke. There was pressure on her arms as if they were pinned under something, and then her hands were tugged farther over her head and she realized that they were being held. She opened her eyes, but something was wrong with her vision, everything blurry, everything distorted, everything just wrong. What was happening to her Was she sick Had she been poisoned She cast her eyes around desperately. She could make out, just behind ...

Keywords: Fiction / Horror Speculative Fiction
The Immortals of Myrdwyer

The Immortals of Myrdwyer


Brian Kittrell

ISBN: 9780982949566
Year of publication: 2012

Brian Kittrell The Immortals of Myrdwyer PROLOGUE The reign of Grand Vicar Tristan IV has come to a violent end, and an unlikely peace settles over the Bloodmyr Isles. Aldric Jurgen is declared Grand Vicar of the Heraldan Theocracy and anointed as Petrius III. In his first act as leader of the church, Jurgen proclaims that priests shall no longer hold disdain for sorcerers, and he arranges for the city of Azura to celebrate the deeds of Laedron Telpist and his friends, the heroes responsible for ...

Keywords: Speculative Fiction

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