By D.H. Robbins
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 Murders have been investigated via out of date sleuthing and the gumshoe intuitions of police Lt.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.
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.
By Giacomo Fatuzzo,Carol Fatuzzo,Ennio Fatuzzo
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.
By Beth Lewis
--This textual content refers back to the Hardcover edition.
By Chuck Rosenthal
By Andrea Caterini
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.
By Martine Desjardins,Fred A. Reed,David Homel
By Margarita López Azkona
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.
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
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.