Download E-books An Empire Unacquainted with Defeat (Dread Empire) PDF

By Glen Cook

The Dread Empire, a gritty global of larger-than-life plots, nation-shattering clash, maddening magic, unknown creatures, and uncooked, improper heroes, all proven in the course of the clear out of Glen Cook's inimitable war-correspondent prose. The Dread Empire, spanning from the top peaks of the Dragon's tooth to the never-ending barren region lands of Hammad al Nakir, from besieged Kavelin to amazing Shinshan, the Empire Unacquainted with Defeat, with its fearless, masked squaddies, often called the Demon Guard... An Empire Unacquainted with Defeat collects all of Glen Cook's brief fiction set within the great global of the Dread Empire, from "The Nights of Dreadful Silence", that includes the 1st visual appeal of Bragi Ragnarson, Mocker, and Haroun bin Yousif, to the culture-clashing novella "Soldier of an Empire Unacquainted with Defeat"; from "Silverheels", Cook's first released paintings of fiction, to "Hell's Forge", a haunting story of cursed pirates and weird lands, showing right here for the 1st time. additionally together with an in depth advent and huge tale notes via Glen prepare dinner, An Empire Unacquainted with Defeat charts the advance of this influential American writer and the big, multifaceted international that he created.

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Download E-books The Anchor Book of Modern Arabic Fiction PDF

By Denys Johnson-Davies

This marvelous anthology beneficial properties the paintings of seventy-nine impressive writers from all around the Arab-speaking global, from Morocco within the west to Iraq within the east, Syria within the north to Sudan within the south.
Edited through Denys Johnson-Davies, referred to as by means of Edward stated “the major Arabic-to-English translator of our time,” this treasury of Arab voices is diversified in types and issues, yet united by means of a typical language. It spans the total historical past of recent Arabic literature, from its roots in western cultural impact on the finish of the 19th century to the present-day flowering of Naguib Mahfouz’s literary little kids. one of the Egyptian writers who laid the basis for the Arabic literary renaissance are the nice Tawfik al-Hakim; the quick tale pioneer Mahmoud Teymour; and Yusuf Idris, who embraced Egypt’s bright spoken vernacular. An excerpt from the Sudanese author Tayeb Salih’s novel Season of Migration to the North, one of many Arab world’s most interesting, appears to be like along the Libyan author Ibrahim al-Koni’s stories of the Tuaregs of North Africa, the Iraqi author Mohamed Khudayir’s masterly tale “Clocks Like Horses,” and the paintings of such ladies writers as Lebanon’s Hanan al-Shaykh and Morocco’s Leila Abouzeid.

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Download E-books The Temple-Goers PDF

It's spring in Delhi while the narrator arrives. There are shiny buses on new roads and metro development is on in complete swing. New townships known as Sectorpur and Phasenagar have joined the city' sprawl. again after a number of years in a foreign country, the narrator is intrigued by way of the modifications he sees. Amid this bustle, he desires to cool down to revise a unique, study Urdu and subscribe to a gymnasium. He meets Zafar Moradabadi, an previous urban poet, and Aakash Sharma. a stunning friendship blooms with Zafar; yet with the bold, impossible to resist gymnasium coach Aakash, whatever extra sinister takes form. Spring turns to summer season a summer time in a foreign country and summer time to wintry weather; his dating together with his wonderful female friend Sanyogita begins to falter, his ebook suffers. He turns into entwined in Aakash's mystery affair with a strong heiress. In starting to be to appreciate the pursuits and needs of these round him Zafar saab, Aakash, the fit' Megha, Sanyogita, and her attractive aunt, the maharani-chief minister Chamunda in searching out the stories of this new Delhi of comfy barriers, he turns into conscious of the million smouldering fights and affections that remove darkness from the city's lifestyles.

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Download E-books The Book of Other People PDF

By Zadie Smith

A stellar host of writers discover the cornerstone of fiction writing: character

The booklet of different People is set personality. Twenty-five or so remarkable writers were requested via Zadie Smith to make up a fictional personality. through any degree, developing personality is on the middle of the fictitious firm, and this ebook concentrates on writers who percentage a expertise for making anything recognizably human out of phrases (and, relating to the photo novelists, pictures). however the function of the booklet is type: immediately "realism"-if any such factor exists-is now not the purpose. There are as many ways to create personality as there are writers, and this anthology incorporates a wealthy collection of remarkable examples.

The writers featured in The publication of different People include:
Aleksandar Hemon
Nick Hornby
Hari Kunzru
Toby Litt
David Mitchell
George Saunders
Colm Tóibín
Chris Ware, and extra

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Download E-books The Mammoth Book of Perfect Crimes and Impossible Mysteries PDF

From the likes of Robert Randisi, Peter Crowther, and Max Rittenberg, those 30 tales of unusual and most unlikely crimes will fascinate and intrigue the reader who grapples with their tricky puzzles. a guy by myself in an all-glass mobile sales space, obvious on CCTV and with out one close to him, is killed by means of an ice decide. a guy sitting on my own in a room is shot by way of a bullet fired in basic terms once—over two hundred years in the past. a guy enters a cable-car by myself, and is obvious for the whole trip, basically to be stumbled on lifeless while he reaches the ground. a guy gets mail based on letters it sounds as if written via him — after his dying. The immense booklet of excellent Crimes and most unlikely Mysteries is a beautiful selection of fresh and formerly unpublished tales, in addition to many tales from infrequent secret journals showing for the 1st time in ebook form.

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Download E-books A Knight's Vow PDF

By Glynnis Campbell

Knights to remember...

Fantasies are made from knights in shining armor.  males whose ferocity in conflict was once tempered by means of a code of chivalry...whose passions introduced them to their knees sooner than the ladies they desired...whose loyalty and honor  by no means wavered--and whose vows have been by no means broken.  those are the lads of our dreams--and you can now locate them in 4 breathtaking Medieval stories through modern-day such a lot acclaimed writers of old romance...

A Knight's Vow


"The visitor" by way of Lynn Kurland
"The Minstrel" by means of Patricial Potter
"The Bachelor Knight" by way of Deborah Simmons
"The Siege" through Glynnis Campbell

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Download E-books Christmas Proposals: Her Christmas Romeo\The Tycoon's Christmas Engagement\A Bride For Christmas PDF

By Carole Mortimer

Three proposals...beneath the mistletoe!

HER CHRISTMAS ROMEO via Carole Mortimer

Italian govt Roberto Romeo turns out very taken by means of his lovely revenues assistant. in order the snow falls and the Christmas festivities commence, he units approximately discovering a brand new function for his fianc?e!


Annie can scarcely think it whilst her dynamic boss, Mitch Reynolds, bestows a kiss underneath the Christmas social gathering mistletoe. might the mogul rather be pondering making Annie's Christmas desires come true?

A BRIDE FOR CHRISTMAS through Marion Lennox

After filthy rich man Carver arrives in Australia to take over Jenny Westmere's marriage ceremony salon, he unearths he has just one piece of commercial in brain: to make Jenny and her little boy his family--by Christmas!

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Download E-books Four on the Floor: Zalman King's Red Shoe Diaries #6 PDF


And so, specially for them--whether males, ladies, or couples-comes this scorching anthology of reports encouraged by way of the wildly well known and groundbreaking cable sequence:

The Psychiatrist is a lady intrigued by way of the categorical confessions of her promiscuous sufferer, Linda. Has she any limits in any respect? As Linda finds much more, it is the psychiatrist who questions her personal limits, and her personal longing to discover the depths of uninhibited sexual wish.

Four at the Floor is an arousing online game for 2 undefined, who locate themselves stranded through a nighttime hurricane in an deserted vineyard. What unfolds over the process the evening is an uninhibited, taboo-breaking gamble for combined doubles that brings each fantasty to lifestyles.

Emily's Dance brings out the wild girl in a shy lady. The gift? Dancing within the sexiest song video of the yr, pressed body-to-body with the main impossible to resist rock superstar alive. yet it truly is just the start of a writhing duet, and the place the throbbing track takes them is past their such a lot outrageous desires. Plus an unique tale--a quickie sure to positioned you within the temper!

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