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|Author||: William Hjortsberg|
|Editor||: Open Road Media|
Edgar Award Finalist: The hunt for a vanished singer leads a detective into the depths of the occult in this “terrific” novel (Stephen King). Big-band frontman Johnny Favorite was singing for the troops when a Luftwaffe fighter squadron strafed the bandstand, killing the crowd and leaving the singer near death. The army returned him to a private hospital in upstate New York, leaving him to live out his days as a vegetable while the world forgot him. But Louis Cyphre never forgets. Cyphre had a contract with the singer, stipulating payment upon Johnny’s death—payment that will be denied as long as Johnny clings to life. When Cyphre hires private investigator Harry Angel to find Johnny at the hospital, Angel learns that the singer has disappeared. It is no ordinary missing-person’s case. Everyone he questions dies soon after, as Angel’s investigation ensnares him in a bizarre tangle of black magic, carnival freaks, and grisly voodoo. When the sinister Louis Cyphre begins appearing in Angel’s dreams, the detective fears for his life, his sanity, and his soul. Falling Angel was the basis for the Alan Parker film Angel Heart, starring Mickey Rourke, Robert De Niro, and Lisa Bonet. This ebook features an illustrated biography of William Hjortsberg including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.
|Author||: Audrey Carlan|
|Editor||: Waterhouse Press LLC|
Aspen Reynolds has it all. Wealth, beauty, and a spot on the Forbes Top Ten Most Successful Women list. From the outside, she is perfect. Looks and status can be deceiving. All her life she has fought being the socialite her family has raised her to be. Now at twenty-eight she’s at the top of her game, lacking the one thing she didn’t know she’d ever want. Accidents happen and lives are changed when Aspen is almost killed. Hank Jensen, the man who saves her, is a hard-working country boy from Texas. Hank is the polar opposite of the rich city boys she’s used to. He’s rugged, gritty, devastatingly handsome, and makes it clear that he wants her in his life and his bed. Can two people from different worlds find a happily ever after?
|Author||: Tracy Chevalier|
A New York Times bestseller From the author of the international bestseller Girl With A Pearl Earring and At the Edge of the Orchard, Tracy Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich and provocative palette of characters. Falling Angels follows the fortunes of two families in the emerging years of the twentieth century in England, while the Queen's death reverberates through a changing nation. Told through a variety of shifting perspectives—wives and husbands, friends and lovers, masters and their servants, and a gravedigger's son—Falling Angels is graced with the luminous imagery that distinguished Girl With a Pearl Earring, Falling Angels is another dazzling tour de force from this "master of voices" (The New York Times Book Review).
|Author||: Nora Roberts|
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts explores the wilds of the Grand Tetons—and the mysteries of love, murder, and madness—in this engrossing and passionate novel. The sole survivor of a brutal crime back East, Reece Gilmore settles in Angel’s Fall, Wyoming—temporarily, at least—and takes a job at a local diner. One day, while hiking in the mountains, she peers through her binoculars and sees a couple arguing on the bank of the churning Snake River. And suddenly, the man is on top of the woman, his hands around her throat... By the time Reece reaches a gruff loner named Brody farther down the trail, the pair is gone. And when authorities comb the area where she saw the attack, they find no trace that anyone was even there. No one in Angel’s Fall seems to believe Reece—except Brody, despite his seeming impatience and desire to keep her at arm’s length. When a series of menacing events makes it clear that someone wants her out of the way, Reece must put her trust in Brody—and herself—to find out if there is a killer in Angel’s Fall, before it’s too late.
|Author||: Anne Stuart|
|Editor||: Bell Bridge Books|
BONUS MATERIAL AND RECIPES INCLUDED. Next stop: Hell. Unless . . . He was a driven, heartless businessman, trampling anyone who got in his way, until one night when his grinchy-heart exploded. Now, he's back on earth with a second chance to avoid his fate. His task? To right three of his wrongs. Fail, and he's not going to like how his story ends. All her fault . . . Carrie Alexander lives a quiet life in a tiny town in Minnesota, recovering from a broken heart and her guilt. She'd been fool enough to fall in love with her heartless boss, and she'd not only been kicked to the curb, she'd brought down the whole town with her. She's doing everything she can to make up for the disaster she wrought, and she has no time for the stranger who appears at her door on a wintry Thanksgiving night--no matter how angelically beautiful he is. He's going to need a miracle . . . Healing the town is a relatively simple matter. Fixing lost souls will be a piece of cake. But how the hell can Gabriel heal the woman he's fallen in love with, knowing he's going to abandon her once again? RITA Award Winning Title! About the Author: Anne Stuart recently celebrated her forty years as a published author. She has won every major award in the romance field and appeared on the bestseller list of the NYTimes, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today, as well as being featured in Vogue, People Magazine, and Entertainment Tonight. Anne lives by a lake in the hills of Northern Vermont with her fabulous husband.
|Author||: Walter Dean Myers|
|Editor||: Zola Books|
Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers is a young adult novel about seventeen-year-old Richie Perry, a Harlem teenager who volunteers for the Army when unable to afford college and is sent to fight in the Vietnam War. Perry and his platoon—Peewee, Lobel, Johnson, and Brunner—come face-to-face with the Vietcong, the harsh realities of war, and some dark truths about themselves. A thoughtful young man with a gift for writing and love of basketball, Perry learns to navigate among fellow soldiers under tremendous stress and struggles with his own fear as he sees things he’ll never forget: the filling of body bags, the deaths of civilians and soldier friends, the effects of claymore mines, the fires of Napalm, and jungle diseases like Nam Rot. Available as an e-book for the first time on the 25th anniversary of its publication, Fallen Angels has been called one of the best Vietnam War books ever and one of the great coming-of-age Vietnam War stories. Filled with unforgettable characters, not least Peewee Gates of Chicago who copes with war by relying on wisecracks and dark humor, Fallen Angels “reaches deep into the minds of soldiers” and makes “readers feel they are there, deep in the heart of war.” Fallen Angels has won numerous awards and honors, including the Coretta Scott King Award, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, a Booklist Editors Choice, and a School Library Journal Best Book. Fallen Angels was #16 on the American Library Association’s list of the most frequently challenged books of 1990–2000 for its realistic depiction of war and those who fight in wars.
|Author||: Eugene Woodbury|
|Editor||: Zarahemla Books|
Rachel Forsythe's daughter is dying of cancer, and neither God nor science can offer her a cure. Milada Daranyi, chief investment officer at Daranyi Enterprises International, has come to Utah to finalize the takeover of a medical technology company. When a chance encounter brings the two women together, Rachel makes an unexpected and dangerous discovery: Milada is a vampire. Fallen. And possibly the only person in the world who can save her daughter's life.
|Author||: Larry Shriner|
Young women disappear with depressing regularity in the Southern city of Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately, no one really cares if they ever show up again. Private detective Bennett Cole knows this better than most. He's had his share of tough cases that didn't turn out so well, and he'd rather not take this latest one on. But when the friend of a missing young woman named Angel asks him to find her, Cole ignores his instincts and accepts the job. It's a case that will take Cole from Atlanta's seamy underbelly to the playgrounds of the rich and famous on the beaches of Florida. And in his search, he finds far more than he bargained for-violence, drugs, and Angel, a woman who is not at all what she seems. With the help of a beautiful massage therapist, Cole confronts unlikely suspects, encounters deceit in the wealthy enclaves of West Florida and Atlanta, and even stumbles upon a murder or two. As the mounting tension and danger nearly drag Cole to his knees, he realizes that his quest for the truth about Angel may send him straight to the depths of hell. Hard-hitting and action-packed, Angel, Falling will draw you into Cole's quest for the truth.
|Author||: William Hjortsberg|
|Editor||: Open Road Media|
A 1950s amnesiac and hard-boiled detective sets out for revenge in this blend of mystery, supernatural horror, and metaphysical fiction. Private investigator Harry Angel is in a jam. Handcuffed in his apartment along with the cops and a corpse, he stands accused of violently murdering three people. The good news is he knows who did it. But in order to exonerate himself, Harry must first make his escape—and figure out his own identity. With the authorities hot on his heels, Harry travels from New York and Boston to Paris and the Vatican in search of an elusive stage magician. Eventually piecing together his mysterious past, he descends into the dark world of the occult. And very soon he will have vengeance upon the devil himself . . . A terrifying thriller, Angel’s Inferno is the long-awaited follow-up to the Edgar Award–nominated noir suspense novel Falling Angel, the basis of the film Angel Heart. Praise for Falling Angel “Terrific . . . One of a kind . . . I’ve never read anything remotely like it.” —Stephen King “A chilling homage to the hard-boiled detective novel of the Raymond Chandler school.” —The New York Times “A near perfect book . . . Not since Psycho changed the bathing habits of thousands has a novelist so completely turned conceptions inside out.” —Los Angeles Times
|Author||: Jerry Pournelle,Larry Niven,Michael Flynn|
|Editor||: Baen Publishing Enterprises|
IT ALL HAPPENED SO FAST One minute the two space Hab astronauts were scoop-diving the atmosphere, the next they'd been shot down over the North Dakota Glacier and were the object of a massive manhunt by the United States government. That government, dedicated to saving the environment from the evils of technology, had been voted into power because everybody knew that the Green House Effect had to be controlled, whatever the cost. But who would have thought that the cost of ending pollution would include not only total government control of day-to-day life, but the onset of a new Ice Age Stranded in the anti-technological heartland of America, paralyzed by Earth's gravity, the "Angels" had no way back to the Space Habs, the last bastions of high technology and intellectual freedom on or over the Earth. But help was on its way, help from the most unlikely sources .... Join # 1 national bestsellers Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle and Michael Flynn in a world where civilization is on the ropes, and the environmentalists have created their own worst nightmare: A world of Fallen Angels At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
|Author||: John Berendt|
Traces the aftermath of the 1996 Venice opera house fire, an event that devastated Venetian society and was investigated by the author, who through interviews with local figures learned about the region's rich cultural history.
|Author||: J L Myers|
Lucifer has lost everything: his power, his lover, and his newborn child.After making a deal with the devil, Lucifer finds himself back on Earth. Alone and desperate, he must achieve the impossible to free Gabriel from the pits of Hell. But retrieving all of Hell's escaped souls will take years, leaving the love of Lucifer's immortal life in the torturous hands of his worst enemy, which for once isn't his arch nemesis, the archangel Michael. Though Michael has his own agenda and plans to combat the threat Lucifer will pose while on Earth, the secret he keeps is more dangerous. It will one day force him to kill a being so pure and innocent it could ruin him if he succeeds-and destroy Heaven if he fails. So many obstacles stand in Lucifer's way, but to pull off the impossible, old enemies must unite...and they will need to turn on their maker to save what they both love.This time, there is more than love to fight for and lose. If Hell reigns, Heaven will fall to ruin and darkness will descend upon them all.New Adult/Paranormal Romance/Angel/DemonWarning - This book contains some language and sexual situations.Fallen Angel Series Order1. Ashes of Eden2. Dawn of Reckoning (New and Lengthened version Now Available Nov 2018)3. Breaking Lucifer (Jan 2019 New Release)4. Cold-Blooded Fate (March 2019 New Release)5. Falling Stars (June 2019 New Release)
|Author||: Chris Brookmyre|
|Editor||: Little, Brown Book Group|
***Preorder the new Chris Brookmyre masterpiece The Cut now*** ''Gloriously dark, deliciously twisty'' CLARE MACKINTOSH ONE FAMILY, TWO HOLIDAYS, ONE DEVASTATING SECRET To new nanny Amanda, the Temple family seem to have it all: the former actress; the famous professor; their three successful grown-up children. But like any family, beneath the smiles and hugs there lurks far darker emotions. Sixteen years earlier, little Niamh Temple died while they were on holiday in Portugal. Now, as Amanda joins the family for a reunion at their seaside villa, she begins to suspect one of them might be hiding something terrible... And suspicion is a dangerous thing. From Chris Brookmyre, winner of the Theakstons and McIllvanney awards for Black Widow, comes a standalone psychological thriller full of twists, lies and betrayal. PRAISE FOR CHRIS BROOKMYRE ''Guaranteed to keep you guessing'' Ian Rankin ''Extremely sophisticated crime'' Sunday Times ''Exceptionally good'' Guardian ''In the pantheon of great crime writers'' Elly Griffiths ''Scales new heights of invention'' Times Literary Supplement ''Brookmyre writes beautifully . . . I was hooked'' Literary Review
|Author||: Antonio Liranzo|
Falling Angel: Rising Phoenix is a compilation of poems that guides you through a boys journey of self discovery. Discover the adventure of hitting rock bottom and learning how to pick yourself up and discover your truth.
|Author||: Jeffrey Kaufman,Kevin West,Mark McKenna|
|Editor||: Zenescope Entertainment Incorporated|
Graphic Novel. A woman wakes up on top of a dumpster half naked with no memory of who she is. It doesn't take long to figure out that Angel is one of the most deadly people on the planet. She's being watched over by Connor Jacobs, a seventeen year old autistic kid with physical photo memory who knows where they both come from, but doesn't want to go back. The story will spin you round and round as these two characters are hunted and forced to confront their past.
|Author||: Cassandra Clare|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
As mysterious murders threaten the new peace between Shadowhunters and Downworlders, only Simon, the Daylighter vampire, can help bring both groups together.
|Author||: Susan Ee|
|Editor||: Hodder Paperbacks|
The official print edition of the internet phenomenon. Already over 8,000 five star different reader reviews. (And counting.) It's been six weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world as we know it. Only pockets of humanity remain. Savage street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When angels fly away with a helpless girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back...
|Author||: Barbara Gowdy|
|Editor||: HarperCollins Canada|
The lives of the Field sisters are forever changed the day their mother drops their infant brother over Niagara Falls, driving each of the girls to find different ways to cope with the war zone that their home becomes amid the changing world of the sanitized suburbs of the fifties and sixties.
|Author||: Shawn Smucker|
It was the summer of storms and strays and strangers. The summer that lightning struck the big oak tree in the front yard. The summer his mother died in a tragic accident. As he recalls the tumultuous events that launched a surprising journey, Samuel can still hardly believe it all happened. After his mother's death, twelve-year-old Samuel Chambers would do anything to bring her back. Prompted by three strange carnival fortune-tellers and the surfacing of his mysterious and reclusive neighbor, Sam begins his search for the Tree of Life--the only thing that could possibly bring his mother back. His quest to defeat death entangles him and his best friend Abra in an ancient conflict and forces Sam to grapple with an unwelcome question: could it be possible that death is a gift? Haunting and hypnotic, The Day the Angels Fell explores the difficult questions of life in a voice that is fresh, friendly, and unafraid. With this powerful story, Shawn Smucker has carved out a spot for himself in the tradition of authors Madeleine L'Engle and Lois Lowry.
|Author||: Sophie Cameron|
|Editor||: Roaring Brook Press|
When otherworldly beings start falling from the sky, it seems like the end of days are near—but for one girl, it’s just the beginning of an adventure that will change her life. Jaya's life has completely fallen apart. Her mother is dead, her dad is on an obsessive wild goose chase, and mysterious winged beings are falling from the sky. For the past nine months, none of the them have survived the plummet to Earth, but when a female being lands near Jaya—and is still alive—she doesn’t call the authorities. She hides the being and tries to nurse her back to health. Set against the backdrop of a society trying to come to grips with the possibility of a world beyond, Out of the Blue is the story of how one unexpected turn of events can put you on a path toward healing.