Chamelea by D.H. Robbins

By D.H. Robbins

by the point Thomas Barragan was once an eight-year-old boy, his mom had instilled inside of him the emotional foundations of the daughter she could have preferred.

Now as an grownup and a Reverend, his woman instincts have fed on him. As Chamelea, a “liberator of souls,” Thomas has built his expertise as a hypnotist and his calling as a guy of God to safe the belief of his lady sufferers. by using LSD-laced Communion wafers, he hypnotizes his matters into committing suicide. As they die in his include, he absorbs their souls to meet his compulsion to be a girl. it truly is his internal god's will for him.

The nascent forensic options to be had throughout the early 1960’s, which have been used to trace Chamelea’s killing direction, have been a ways from what they've got now develop into. Murders have been investigated via out of date sleuthing and the gumshoe intuitions of police Lt. Marty Cohansen and his former associate, deepest Detective Raymond Nealy.

“Chamelea” can also be the tale of the dysfunctional dating among the Reverend and his estranged twenty-year-old daughter, Regina. a couple of cultural occasions meander throughout the history of the tale, together with the unofficial starting of the Vietnam struggle; AM radio tune; the increase of The Beatles; the Ford Mustang and the 1964-65 big apple World's reasonable.

"Chamelea" is a harsh and soaking up but heart-wrenching and provocative story.

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Lament for the Afterlife by Lisa L. Hannett

By Lisa L. Hannett

No one understands while the battle opposed to the greys started. There are theories, speculations, however the purely certainties are air-raids, abductions, internal urban explosions. attacks are unending, speedy and deadly; the enemy’s stealth unsurpassed. Whispers have circulated for hundreds of years, ideas spinning from minds in obvious wordwinds, transparent for all to learn, to wield, to scouse borrow. the place are the greys? whilst will they subsequent strike? how are you going to assault anything you cannot see? And secretly, fearfully: Are the greys even real?

Spanning many years, LAMENT FOR THE AFTERLIFE follows one guy as he negotiates the opposed territory of existence after strive against. Peytr Borysson comes from a protracted line of squaddies, yet isn’t born for combating. His ’wind is healthier formed for poetry than bullets. nevertheless, at 16 he follows the neighborhood boys into conflict — and not fairly leaves.

Interweaving Peytr’s struggles with these of his kin, Lament for the Afterlife takes readers to the frontlines and much past, telling a narrative of standard humans persisting in notable situations. a unique of human survival, guilt, and the devastating strength of reminiscence, Lament for the Afterlife examines the actual and mental distances we shuttle whilst ideals are threatened—or held too tightly.

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Two Souls in the Sun: A Twisted Love Story by Giacomo Fatuzzo,Carol Fatuzzo,Ennio Fatuzzo

By Giacomo Fatuzzo,Carol Fatuzzo,Ennio Fatuzzo

“Two Souls within the sunlight: A Twisted Love tale” is a fantastically defined trip right into a unusual and international land in a forgotten time. it's the story of a lonely younger officer, remoted within the enormous Libyan barren region of virtually a hundred years in the past, as he descends into madness whereas grappling together with his love for a gorgeous and unique lady. This gut-wrenching drama unearths the toll isolation takes at the human brain and spirit, and the darkish and lethal twists of a love that becomes obsession.

But is the younger soldier’s love genuine or is it a construction of his brain? the place does the road exist among truth and delusion, attractiveness and horror, love and hate? it's as much as the reader to decide.

The writer, Giacomo Fatuzzo, just like the protagonist in his novel, was once a tender Italian officer published to a distant situation in Italian Libya within the Nineteen Twenties. He wrote and released this novel in Libya, in Italian, in 1929. after which the ebook used to be misplaced within the sands of time and conflict. Ennio Fatuzzo, Giacomo’s son, has translated this undying tale into English to proportion the relocating drama with modern-day readers.

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Beth Lewis Untitled 2 by Beth Lewis

By Beth Lewis

Stand via Me meets actual Detective during this stunningly written story of the darkness on the center of a small mid-Western city and the 4 young ones who discover it. within the heatwave summer season of 1971, 4 little ones discover a physique via a lake and got down to clear up a homicide. yet they dig too deep and ask too many questions. Larson is a city reeling within the wake of the Vietnam draft, the place the unrelenting warmth ruins the harvest, and the folks teeter at the fringe of damage. As pressure and paranoia run rife, rumours develop into truth, violence turns into reflex. The unrest permits the darkish components of the close-knit farming neighborhood to upward thrust and take keep watch over. And John, Jenny, Gloria and Rudy are approximately to find that typically secrets and techniques are most sensible left uncovered...

--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.

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Ten Thousand Heavens by Chuck Rosenthal

By Chuck Rosenthal

With endurance, patience and love, a guy known as chook befriends Annie, an abused and hard mare. finally, Annie reciprocates Bird's affection, yet their courting is sorely demonstrated after they are separated by way of a catastrophic wildfire. so that it will reunite, they have to conflict not just the forces of nature however the greed and crafty of unscrupulous men.

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Giordano (Italian Edition) by Andrea Caterini

By Andrea Caterini

In un romanzo denso e coraggioso, che trasforma in simbolo i non luoghi delle nostrecittà, Andrea Caterini percorre un "viaggio al termine della notte" insieme a un uomo che, nonostante e sconfitte, lotta according to trovare l. a. forza di andare oltre l. a. rassegnazione e il senso di colpa e guardare il mondo con occhi nuovi.

Giordano non si trova in un punto dello spazio come il resto dell'umanità ma in un storage, che se in line with il mondo non è che un luogo di transito, un pezzo morto nel tessuto della metropoli, in step with lui è tutto quello che c'è, perché quella di Giordano è una notte a cui non seguirà il giorno, ma un'altra notte, un'altra e un'altra ancora…

All'estrema periferia di una grande città, nell'aria umida di un storage sotto il livello della strada, Giordano lavora come guardiano notturno according to pochi euro al mese.
Sposta vehicle e furgoni in keeping with persone che lo salutano a malapena, di ritorno dalle loro notti bianche o appena svegli, mentre ancora storditi vanno al lavoro. Come sia finito lì non interessa a nessuno, e Giordano passa il pace nel suo gabbiotto, seduto davanti alla stufetta, con in mano un mazzetto di fotografie, mentre il chiarore lunare filtra dalle finestrelle alte del storage.
Fotogrammi, istantanee: il tentativo di fare il salto di qualità nel lavoro e mettersi in proprio, trasformatosi in un volo di Icaro, l. a. morte dei sogni, e con essi lo sfaldarsi del rapporto con Marilù, sua moglie, e Sandro, il suo migliore amico. E infine suo figlio, l'unico a cercare di capire davvero cosa sia successo, che interroga il padre con pietà e rabbia, in bilico tra l. a. comprensione e il rancore, alla ricerca della ragione – quella vera – del fallimento della sua esistenza.

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All That Glitters by Martine Desjardins,Fred A. Reed,David Homel

By Martine Desjardins,Fred A. Reed,David Homel

In 1914, Simon Dulac enrolls in a Canadian contingent of army police, an ideal conceal for his actual ambition—to comb the battlefields of Europe unhindered, trying to find mythical Templar treasure. There, Dulac encounters Nell, affecting and expert, who has come to the trenches to perform suturing wounds. jointly, haunted by means of the jealousy in their commanding officer, they pursue their desires.

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Los pies del peregrino (ENSAYO) (Spanish Edition) by Margarita López Azkona

By Margarita López Azkona

Una serie de acontecimientos, que se van encadenando, reúne a varias personas en el mismo camino para hacer l. a. Marcha Jubileo 2000 a pie, desde Santander hasta el Monasterio de Santo Toribio de Liébana. Algunos de los peregrinos, que se han encontrado casualmente aquí, tienen un pasado en común.
Aquellos niños que recorrían l. a. pradera cerca de Cueva, mientras jugaban y soñaban, idealizando un futuro mejor, deseando transformar el mundo, se encuentran después de muchos años; quizás, para afrontar los fantasmas del pasado.
La adolescente, que pasaba los veranos en el pueblo con Alfredo, se ha convertido en una mujer decidida, que se cuestiona las claves acertadas o equivocadas de los angeles existencia mientras camina siguiendo un impulso después de una extraña experiencia vivida durante una noche muy especial.


Psicóloga, que ha colaborado en el diseño y puesta en marcha de diferentes proyectos sociales, se ha interesado siempre por el mundo de las relaciones humanas; utilizando sus conocimientos técnicos para incidir en diversos campos, stories como los angeles inserción social de personas en situación de exclusión, evolución de las drogas de síntesis, intervención y prevención sobre las mismas.
Ha estudiado Psicología en l. a. Universidad de Deusto, Dirección de advertising y Planificación Estratégica en l. a. Escuela Europea de Estudios Universitarios y de Negocios.
Becada por l. a. Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, en Santander, en cursos de investigación, psicología, sociología, literatura y, también, en los encuentros sobre l. a. edición.

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The Night Child: A Novel by Anna Quinn

By Anna Quinn

This breathtaking debut novel examines the influence of hectic formative years reviews and the delicate line among prior and current. Exquisitely nuanced and profoundly intimate, The evening Child is a narrative of resilience, wish, and the skill of the brain, physique, and spirit to avoid wasting itself regardless of all odds.

Nora Brown teaches highschool English and lives a quiet lifestyles in Seattle together with her husband and six-year-old daughter. yet one November day, moments after brushing aside her type, a girl’s face seems above the scholars’ desks—“a wild numinous face with startling blue eyes, a face floating on most sensible of shapeless drapes of purples and blues the place legs and arms must have been. Terror rushes via Nora’s body—the type of uncooked terror you are feeling whilst there’s no manner out, whilst each mobile on your physique, all your physique, is on fire—when you're thinking that chances are you'll die.”

Twenty-four hours later, whereas on Thanksgiving holiday, the face seems back. Shaken and unsteady, Nora meets with neurologists and finally, a psychiatrist. because the tale progresses, a poor key's discovered—a mystery that pushes Nora towards an excellent deeper mental breakdown.

“Anna Quinn writes with vibrant and warranted authority, making this a amazing debut novel you won’t quickly omit. Her haunting tale, expertly and lovingly crafted, leaves you breathless with either terror and hope.”—Susan Wiggs, number 1 New York Times bestselling author

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Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka

By Danya Kukafka

WHO ARE YOU whilst not anyone IS WATCHING?

When cherished highschool pupil Lucinda Hayes is located murdered, nobody in her sleepy Colorado suburb is untouched – no longer the boy who enjoyed her an excessive amount of; no longer the woman who sought after her excellent existence; no longer the police officer assigned to enquire. within the aftermath of the tragedy, those 3 indelible characters – Cameron, Jade, and Russ – needs to every one confront their darkest secrets and techniques to be able to locate solace, the reality, or both.

In crystalline prose, Danya Kukafka explores the razor-sharp line among love and obsession, among observing and seeing, among truth and reminiscence. Intoxicating and emotionally extreme, Girl in Snow is a gripping debut novel that might linger lengthy after the ultimate web page is turned.

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