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The Dying of Mortimer Post
A tortured soul spends a lifetime struggling to make sense of a senseless world. Mortimer Post is the quintessential product of late 1960's America. A college-bound physics major from a good family, he is engaged to his high-school sweetheart and is at the forefront of the American dream. That is, until twelve short minutes mark the end of his living and the beginning of his dying. But some deaths are slower than others, and Mortimer's takes a lifetime to complete. Spanning four of America's m... more info>>
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The Edgier Waters--5 Years of 3:AM Magazine
3:AM Magazine is only five years old but it has already garnered much praise and become the natural home for writers whose work breaks boundaries and taboos. Assembled to celebrate this are a diverse collection of stories, poems and essays which have appeared in the magazine, from award-winning authors to lesser-known voices.
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The Elixir
Tom and Carole are a happy young couple who have everything they could possibly ask for--except good health. While vacationing on Cape Cod, they meet Lucinda Hobson, a mysterious woman who deals in herbal teas and claims to possess a potent elixir, capable of curing almost any illness and extending life indefinitely.
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The Fall From Paradise Valley
Such beautiful people, such beautiful lives. But there's a dark side to Paradise. Three prominent women friends live in this Eden--married to powerful men in a world of privilege: grand houses, lavish parties and charity balls, the latest clothes, jewels, sleek cars. Why do they make the unfortunate choices they do? Bored Christina drifts into an affair with the family lawyer that nearly ends her husband's political career. Laise closes the door on a marriage she only thought existed. Miriam ru... more info>>
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The Fall of Augustus
When her boss is killed by a falling statue, archaeologist Lisa Donahue discovers that running a museum is murder
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The Fate of Haille Selassie's Great Grandchildren
When foreign correspondent Mitch Hanley lands in Ethiopia he thinks that the game of death will be the same as in every hot spot he has covered since Vietnam. But in Addis Ababa he becomes a central player, caught between the Marxist assasination squads and an unknown killer--a fellow correspondent who could be the young woman with whom he is falling in love....
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The Fevered Hive
A collection of short stories reflecting the harshness and beauty, pain and joy of the lives of a variety of colourful characters who are both indigineous inhabitants and immigrants to the city of Cardiff.
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The Footpath
A footpath on the edge of a park in a small Arizona town is the setting for the beginning of a love affair and the terrifying ordeal that almost destroys it. Locked in an abandoned mine with her unconscious lover and her psychotic daughter, Alexis St. Pere shows calm fortitude and ingenuity in her effort to engineer an escape.
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The Four Seasons
They are the Season sisters, bound by blood, driven apart by a tragedy. Now they are about to embark on a bittersweet journey into the unknown--an odyssey of promise and forgiveness, of loss and rediscovery. Jillian, Beatrice and Rose have gathered for the funeral of their younger sister, Meredith. Her death, and the legacy she leaves them, will trigger a cross-country journey in search of a stranger with the power to mend their shattered lives. As the emotions of the past reverberate into the ... more info>>
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The Frank Principle
It was a dark and stormy psychotic episode? A homage to legendary singer-songwriter Tom Waits' vaudeville musical "Frank's Wild Years", The Frank Principle tells the story of Jacob Koromaus, a beautiful freak who moves to San Francisco to become an accordion rock star. Once there, he goes to earth in a flophouse south of Market, the St. Christopher Hotel. The St. Christopher is owned by the Japanese organized crime syndicate, run by a pimp from Calcutta, and clerked at night by Pogue Mahone, y... more info>>
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The Funeral
Ira Griggans was the meanest man in town. Or so everyone said. But, a lone minister new to the town now has to deliver his eulogy - and he discovers that writing a eulogy for the meanest man in town is not as simple as it might seem.
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The Goddess of Fried Okra
Every life has signposts Every traveler has a history. Sometimes a detour is the only way home. This is an inspiring and touching story of a grieving woman's journey to finding herself and the true meaning of family. Brashear writes with humor and compassion. There are subtle lessons to be learned while you enjoy a well-written and interesting story. Romantic Times Book Reviews Six-foot redhead Eudora "Pea" O'Brien, ex-cocktail waitress and "professional convenience store clerk," sets off from... more info>>
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The Gonzago Principle
What is the link between a philandering televangelist and the first man to set foot on Mars? Why should the President-elect of the United States attempt to conceal the identity of the man who kidnapped and murdered his infant son? And what on earth has all this to do with Charles Lindbergh, the Great American Hero? To find all the answers, read The Gonzago Principle. Once again, British author William Norris has produced a fascinating blend of fact and fiction. But what is true, and what is fant... more info>>
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The Graduate
Charles Webb's The Graduate, published in 1963, was a success for the young American writer, a sly and provocative first novel that is often forgotten in the shadow of Mike Nichols' sensational 1967 film and, more recently, an attention-grabbing stage adaptation in London with Kathleen Turner, then Jerry Hall as Mrs. Robinson. Among other things, Webb's novel is a book of its time, written when young Americans were beginning to question, for the first time, the materialistic values that the post... more info>>
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The Great Santini
The Great Santini is an affecting coming-of-age story that does not blink in its depiction of a tight and loving family on the edge of disaster. Set in the rich, sleepy atmosphere of coastal South Carolina in the early 1960s, the novel echoes the timeless tension that emerges between vigorous fathers and their maturing sons, the inevitable clash of personal pride and selfless love, the jealous frustration that comes with maturity. Bull Meecham, known to all as "The Great Santini," can't push his... more info>>
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The Greek Doctor's New-Year Baby
New Year, New Father Madison Gregory's temporary new boss, obstetric consultant Theo Petrakis, has everything--gorgeous body, gorgeous mind, gorgeous heart. He's a great doctor and he can cook! She knows he's the one, even if she won't admit it. There is just one problem--he has vowed never to marry or have children. However much he wants Madison, he knows it wouldn't be right to have a relationship with her when he can't fulfil her dreams. Yet Theo's behaviour just doesn't add up. He behaves as... more info>>
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The Gunman's Bride
Bart Kingsley had followed her to New Mexico, ready to lay his love—and his life—on the line. But spirited Laura Rose had made a fresh start for herself. She hadn't left her controlling father in Kansas to let some gun-slinging outlaw ruin her hopes—no matter what scandalous past they shared six years ago. Or how his green eyes beckoned!Rosie was his light in the darkness—Bart would do anything to win back her trust. But he was a wanted man. Would the past, with its dangerous demands and debts, ... more info>>
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The Harlan Ellison Hornbook
A major collection of Harlan Ellison's incomparable, troublemaking, uncompromising, confrontational essays plus a forward by award-winning author Robert Crais.
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The Hills of Home
Jory Sherman's portraits of people and places in the Ozarks hills transport the reader to a land of haunting and timeless beauty. His lyrical prose captures the chromatic harmonies of language in his vivid descriptions of a homeland hidden in the heart of America. His words have the taste and feel of a summer breeze riffling through the trees and caressing a quiet lake or stirring the waters of a meandering stream winding through deep hollows and lush green meadows where the deer graze on long g... more info>>
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The Hoax
The ultimate caper story, novelist Clifford Irving's no-holds-barred account of the literary hoax of our time--his "autobiography" of Howard Hughes--was published in Great Britain in 1997, where it became a bestseller. But no American hardcover house would touch The Hoax until now. One major publisher offered a $500,000 advance when the book was nearing completion, drew up the contract … then abruptly bowed out. Why? The answer is implicit in this classic tale of daring, treachery, and corruptio... more info>>
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The Hostile Comrade
Every business person wants to make the ultimate deal, the "killing." What if killing was your business and new employers decide to use that lethal talent to their advantage?
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The House of Skulls and Other Tales from the Pulps
This new collection from the pen of H. Bedford-Jones presents five of his most exciting works from the pulp magazines of the early 20th Century, four novelets and one short story. Included are "The House of Skulls," "Written in Red," "Yellow Intrigue," "Down the Coast of Barbary," and "Skulls." Sure to please not only afficianados of pulp fiction but readers looking for some of the best adventure writing around, The House of Skulls and Other Tales from the Pulps is the latest addition to the Wil... more info>>
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The Human War
Heralding the arrival of a major new talent, Noah Cicero's first European publication includes two short stories and a novella, The Human War, about the first hours of the 2003 war in Iraq as experienced by a screwed-up kid in Ohio who feels the world is spinning out of his control. His reaction to the coming war? He drinks, has sex, goes to a strip club, he does anything that Youngstown, Ohio offers as human distraction--but this only makes the horror deepen. Noah Cicero's deadpan humour is rem... more info>>
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The Ice Age Challenge
"The Ice Age Challenge" refers to the challenge that we face globally to create a new foundation for living when the coming Ice Age climate shuts down most of the world's agriculture, possibly 100 to 150 years from now. The novel is the first part of the second episode of the series, The Lodging for the Rose, an eight-part science-fantasy centered on universal love, by Rolf A. F. Witzsche.--We truly are in a race against time, the greatest race since the dawn of man, 'racing' to create the techn... more info>>
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The Image of Christian
The gods of Olympus walked the Earth, as themselves and in disguise. Humans knew better than to trust these gods or believe strangers were who they seemed. That wisdom is largely lost in the world of The Image of Christian. After answering a help wanted ad on the Internet, Christian is hired by Grace X Machina as her "stand in." But Grace's long-time rival and former employee, Lucille Firman, wants to take him from Grace. Unlimited expense accounts and beautiful women enter Christian's life in a... more info>>
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