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Get Sangre bajo cero (Calle negra) (Spanish Edition) PDF

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By Steve Hamilton

Alex McKnight lleva catorce años viviendo con el miedo en los angeles sangre, en forma de bala a menos de un centímetro del corazón. Maximilian Rose, el psicópata que lo hirió y que mató a su compañero cuando estaban en l. a. policía, acabó en prisión. McKnight, por su parte, vive tranquilo en un pequeño pueblo llamado Paradise... Hasta que el asesinato de un corredor de apuestas hace saltar las alarmas otra vez. Rose sigue en l. a. cárcel, pero el crimen lleva su sello inconfundible. Y McKnight empieza a sentir su aliento en l. a. nuca, en un pueblo que empieza a parecerse a cualquier cosa excepto a un paraíso.

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Download e-book for iPad: A vuestros cuerpos dispersos (Solaris ficción) (Spanish by Philip Jose Farmer

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By Philip Jose Farmer



UN CLÁSICO ABSOLUTO. UNA NOVELA necessary Y, AÚN HOY EN DÍA, DE LECTURA IMPRESCINDIBLE


«Estupenda demostración del carácter curioso y a l. a. vez terrorífico de l. a. sociedad. Les ruego que hagan el want de leérsela. Merece los angeles pena» —Manuel Nicolás Cuadrado, Ciencia-ficcion.com          


«Una novela a medio camino entre ‘Los viajes de Gulliver’ y ‘El señor de los anillos’» —Time          


«La fantasía, el misterio y el peligro están combinados con maestría en uno de esos extraños y valiosos libros que no puedes dejar hasta el final» —Time Out


«A vuestros cuerpos dispersos puede considerarse sin rubor como una de l. a. cumbres de l. a. ciencia ficción de aventuras del siglo pasado» —Francisco Javier Vidiella, Cyberdark.net          


«Uno de los universos más imaginativos de l. a. ciencia ficción» —Booklist          


«En esta su obra magna Farmer ha sabido aprovechar l. a. gran notion de partida para construir una novela trepidante, de maravillosas aventuras desarrolladas a un ritmo frenético» —Francisco Javier Vidiella, Cyberdark.net  




Sinopsis: Todos los que han vivido alguna vez en l. a. Tierra resucitan en cuerpos sanos, jóvenes y fuertes, en un mundo desconocido surcado por un río. Alguien les provee de comida de forma milagrosa, pero no obtienen respuestas sobre el significado de esta extraña vida después de l. a. muerte. Millones de personas de todas las épocas de los angeles Historia y de todos los lugares de los angeles Tierra deben empezar de nuevo. Será Richard Francis Burton quien se embarque en una increíble aventura en los angeles que, al igual que durante su vida en l. a. Tierra trató de hallar las fuentes del Nilo, buscará los límites del nuevo mundo y de sus misteriosos benefactores navegando río arriba.Philip José Farmer es uno de los autores de ciencia ficción más prolíficos y aclamados de todos los tiempos.

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Get Grief Cottage: A Novel PDF

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By Gail Godwin

The haunting story of a desolate cottage, and the hair-thin junction among this existence and the following, from bestselling nationwide e-book Award finalist Gail Godwin.

After his mother's dying, eleven-year-old Marcus is distributed to survive a small South Carolina island along with his nice aunt, a reclusive painter with a haunted previous. Aunt Charlotte, another way a lady of few phrases, issues out a ruined cottage, telling Marcus she had visited it frequently after she'd moved there thirty years in the past since it matched the destroy of her personal lifestyles. finally she was once encouraged to soak up portray so she may well seize its utter desolation.

The islanders name it "Grief Cottage," simply because a boy and his mom and dad disappeared from it in the course of a storm fifty years ahead of. Their our bodies have been by no means chanced on and the cottage has stood empty ever on the grounds that. in the course of his lonely hours whereas Aunt Charlotte is in her studio portray and retaining her demons at bay, Marcus visits the cottage day-by-day, increase his braveness via coming ever nearer, even after the ghost of the boy who died turns out to bare himself. choked with interest and open to the unusual and uncanny given the hot upending of his lifestyles, he courts the ghost boy, by no means definite no matter if the ghost is pleasant or follows a few sinister agenda.

Grief Cottage is the easiest kind of ghost tale, however it is way greater than that--an research of grief, regret, and the stories that hang-out us. the facility and wonder of this crafty novel wash over the reader just like the waves on a South Carolina beach.

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Robert H. Rimmer's The Harrad Experiment PDF

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By Robert H. Rimmer

A new-age 'experiment' occurs within the Nineteen Sixties at Harrad university, a privately endowed and liberally run college that admits conscientiously chosen scholars. This social scan encourages premarital dwelling preparations and is completely devoted - no longer mere lip-service or public-relations hype - to getting younger women and men to imagine and act for themselves. What do they give thought to? every thing that pursuits the writer, Bob Rimmer: human relatives, intercourse, background, philosophy, anatomy, existentialism, artwork, tune, Zen, politics - and, once again, intercourse. 4 Harrad scholars checklist their options on a regular basis for 4 years. Their diaries contain huge chunks of faculty 'action', dialog, and images of fellow scholars, so the reader is swept into the lives of those teenagers attempting to tackle the jumbled mores of America's Sixties. Stanley Kolasukas, a brilliant, handsome early life from a negative Polish kin reveals himself a roommate of Sheila Grove, the introspective daughter of an oil millionaire.Harry Schacht, a super yet ungainly clinical scholar from an Orthodox Jewish history, lives with Beth Hillyer, a lady with adequate force to be a greater surgeon and sufficient sensuality to wish many males in her lifestyles. Jack Dawes, imaginitive and enthusiastic, lives with Valerie Latrobe, a dominant woman who believes she will higher any guy at whatever. the unique "Harrad scan" offered greater than 3 million copies. This twenty fifth anniversary variation features a new epilogue describing the startling 'Harrad/Premar Solution', an absolutely up to date and annotated bibliography of books that aid the bold, joyfully subversive premises defined in Harrad, and Robert Rimmer's candid, debatable autobiography. if you have learn this publication, you will discover your self enjoyable the query of no matter if a real-life Harrad scan might - or may still - be happening someplace this present day, turning out a truly specific workforce of younger women and men with the aptitude to absolutely switch America's methods of residing, pondering, and loving within the twenty first century.

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Download e-book for iPad: Fortune Cookie (Culinary Mysteries) by Josi S. Kilpack

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By Josi S. Kilpack

Sadie Hoffmiller has consistently beloved issues to be simply so. a spot for every little thing and every little thing as an alternative. Order over chaos. And of all issues Sadie can be capable of keep watch over, her personal marriage ceremony is on the most sensible of the list.

With the large day simply 3 weeks away, Sadie is busily including the suitable ultimate touches to her marriage ceremony plans. however the arrival of a mysterious letter that bears a San Francisco postmark and no go back deal with might swap every thing. the one individual Sadie understands in San Francisco is her older sister, Wendy, whom she hasn't visible or heard from due to the fact that their mother's funeral approximately fifteen years in the past. Sadie has confronted off with murderers and crooks in recent times, but the opportunity of her sister reentering her existence is either overwhelming and scary. yet, as Sadie quickly discovers, the letter is simply the start. Wendy's international seems to be a spot of unanswered questions, twisted truths, and multiple reason for murder.

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Get Butternut Summer: A Novel (The Butternut Lake Trilogy) PDF

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By Mary McNear

Return to the golden fantastic thing about Minnesota’s Butternut Lake during this emotional tale that vividly captures the enjoyment and discomfort of old flame, as a mom and daughter every one come to phrases with the needs of her heart.

Summer at Butternut Lake—a season filled with surprises . . . and life-changing choices.

Preparing for her ultimate 12 months of school, Daisy is loopy busy now that she’s again at Butternut Lake. She’s supporting her mom, Caroline, run their espresso store and attempting to construct a courting with the absentee father who’s without notice reappeared. She by no means anticipated to fall in love with Will, the bad-boy from highschool who works on the neighborhood storage. With each passing day she and may develop in the direction of one another . . . and towards the day they're going to need to say see you later. As summer’s finish looms, Will and Daisy face heartbreaking offerings that would tear them apart.

Caroline already has her fingers complete attempting to make ends meet on the espresso store with no need her no-good ex without notice appear. Now that Jack is again, he’s decided to reconnect with the relations he walked out on two decades in the past. yet with the financial institution pounding on her door and Jack’s presence reminding her of the fervour they as soon as shared, Caroline’s get to the bottom of starts off to disintegrate. As Daisy’s departure looms and her monetary concerns develop, Caroline simply may possibly notice the help she wishes . . . within the final position she ever imagined. 

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Download PDF by Joylynn Jossel: The Root of All Evil

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By Joylynn Jossel

THE ALMIGHTY $. a few humans PRAY FOR IT.
SOME humans PRAY TO IT!

Thirty-four-year-old Klarke Taylor has kids, a pile of accounts and collectors who will not go away her on my own. And she's had near to adequate. So Klarke and her confidants, Breezy and Jeva, inn to devising a shady plan to snag her a guy who will make all her financial goals come true.

Reo Laroque, is a bestselling writer and is correct the place he constantly dreamed of being in lifestyles. He has all of it, together with ladies who pop out in droves for this high-ticketed bachelor. yet all Reo wishes is a virtuous girl to say as his personal. Now Klarke has him in her attractions and he quickly turns into entangled in a twisted pursuit or love, lust and the almighty dollar.

Sexy and dramatic, The Root of All Evil is a narrative you won't quickly forget!

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Download e-book for iPad: Diminished Capacity by Sherwood Kiraly

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By Sherwood Kiraly

Dimished Capacity by means of Sherwood Kiraly, writer of 3 different novels together with California Rush, Big Babies and Who's scorching, who is Not, is a funny tale approximately an not going trio who hatch a plan to promote a unprecedented baseball card, and is the root for the movie starring Matthew Broderick, Alan Alda, and Virginia Madsen.

The townsfolk as soon as voted him the strangest guy in Missouri, yet he became the glory down, claiming it was once "just a acceptance contest." He has baited hooks attached to the keys of an previous typewriter via the aspect of the Mississippi, so the neighborhood fish can write poetry. He retains stacks of previous newspapers piled as much as his bed room ceiling, and he does not understand why. they do not get even more eccentric than outdated Rollie Zerbs of LaPorte, Missouri. yet he does have something going for him--a infrequent 1909 Chicago Cubs tobacco baseball card, the most necessary playing cards in lifestyles. or even notwithstanding he cannot bear in mind the place he simply positioned it, he is on his technique to Chicago to work out what the cardboard will bring...

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Read e-book online The Afterlives PDF

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By Thomas Pierce

'Ridiculously reliable' (The long island Times) writer Thomas Pierce's debut novel is a brilliantly marvelous and poignant love tale that solutions the query: What occurs once we die? (Lots of stuff, it turns out).

Jim Byrd died. Technically. For a couple of minutes. The prognosis: middle assault at age thirty. Revived without reminiscence of any tunnels, lighting, or angels, Jim wonders what - if whatever - awaits us at the different aspect.

Then a ghost indicates up. probably. Jim and his new spouse, Annie, locate themselves tangling with holograms, psychics, messages from the past, and a computer that connects the residing and the lifeless. As Jim and Annie trip via background and fumble via religion, they confront the spectre of loss that looms for somebody who dares to fall in love. humorous, fiercely unique, and gracefully moving, The Afterlives will hang-out you. In a great way.

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Download e-book for iPad: Reassessing the Twentieth-Century Canon: From Joseph Conrad by N. Allen,D. Simmons

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By N. Allen,D. Simmons

the gathering brings jointly specialists within the box of twentieth-century writing to supply a quantity that's either finished and leading edge in its dialogue of a collection of newly canonical texts. The publication comprises new functions of philosophical and demanding considering to tested texts.

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