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A Persistence Of Geraniums And Other Worrying Tales

Author : John Linwood Grant
ISBN : 1976108926
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Enter a world where the psychic, the alienist and the assassin carry out their strange duties whilst quiet tragedies unfold. These are tales of murder, madness and the supernatural in an Edwardian England never quite what it seems. From rural Yorkshire to the heart of the City, death is on the air, and no one can sense it better than Mr Dry, the Deptford Assassin.On the cursed shores of Suffolk, an army widow loads her husband's revolver; in a small village, a vicar and his wife hear a tale which challenges their beliefs. The monstrous acts of a young gentleman are brought to an end by unlikely allies, whilst a deluded killer almost escapes the courts, only to discover another kind of justice. And if you want to know why a pale dog waits patiently in a London terrace, the true fate of the Whitechapel murderer, or simply the value of geraniums to one woman, then come inside...The first ever collection of Tales of the Last Edwardian, from John Linwood Grant."A strong narrative voice, a keen mind and a masterful ability to create characters that stay with the reader long after the book is finished."- Sam Gafford

Occult Detective Quarterly 4

Author : John Grant
ISBN : 1718645481
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The popular supernatural magazine OCCULT DETECTIVE QUARTERLY returns with it's 4th issue! Edited by John Linwood Grant and Dave Brzeski, this issue contains fiction by Josh Reynolds, Sarah Hans, Rhys Hughes and many more! Also contains reviews of new books and audio programs and, of course, new episodes of BORKCHITO: OCCULT DOGGO DETECTIVE by Sam L. Edwards and Yves Tourigny. It's another issue of the best in Occult Detective fiction and not to be missed!

25 Classic Valentine S Day Stories

Author : Golgotha Press
ISBN : 9781621070986
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Love is in the air! Read 25 classic romances, poems, and stories to celebrate this Valentine's Day!Works include:EmmaThe Black MothThe Fair Maid of Perth (St Valentine's Day)Old ValentinesJane EyreThe SheikNorth and SouthVanity FairMiddlemarchMadame BovaryThe Beautiful and Damned†̈The Blue LagoonCleopatraJude the ObscureThe Phantom of the OperaThe RainbowA Room with a ViewThis Side of ParadiseWuthering HeightsThe House of MirthGreen MansionsDamsel in DistressSwan SongThe Scarlet PimpernelWashington Square


Author : Noel Kingsbury
ISBN : 9781604697315
Genre : Gardening
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Planting: A New Perspective is an essential resource for designers and gardeners looking to create plant-rich, beautiful gardens that support biodiversity and nourish the human spirit. An intimate knowledge of plants is essential to the success of modern landscape design, and Planting makes Oudolf’s considerable understanding of plant ecology and performance accessible, explaining how plants behave in different situations, what goes on underground, and which species make good neighbors. Extensive plant charts and planting plans will help you choose plants for their structure, color, and texture as well as the way they perform in the landscape. A detailed directory with details like each plant’s life expectancy, the persistence of its seedheads, its tendency to spread, and propensity to self-seed, this book is a beautiful and invaluable resource.

Ruth Hall

Author : Fanny Fern
ISBN : HARVARD:32044014216626
Genre : Conduct of life
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The Dulwich Horror And Others

Author : David Hambling
ISBN : 1848639058
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Probably Monsters

Author : Ray Cluley
ISBN : 9781771483353
Genre : Fiction
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Dark, weird, literary horror stories—quintessential ChiZine material. This title comes from a little girl called Isabella who discovered a hole in the carpet and promptly asked how it got there. Ray didn’t know. So she produced her own answer, delivered with the straight simplicity only childhood allows: “Probably monsters.” This book answers similarly. Sometimes the monsters are bloodsucking fiends with fleshy wings or shambling dead things that won’t rest. Other times they’re creatures red in tooth and claw. And sometimes they’re people, people like me and you and sometimes they’re things these people are scared of or don’t understand, things that make us howl in the darkness, often hoping no one hears. Despite what our parents may have told us, there are such things as monsters. Lots of them. We discover that quickly, growing up.

Stick A Geranium In Your Hat And Be Happy

Author : Barbara Johnson
ISBN : 9781418518882
Genre : Religion
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Boomerang blessings. That's what Barbara Johnson calls the encouraging feedback she has received over the years from readers whose lives have been impacted by the message of this million-copy bestseller. If you need a fresh breath of joy in your life, this book is just the prescription for you. With the wit of an Erma Bombeck, Barbara Johnson helps you to look for "life's little sparkles," even in the midst of your most crippling sorrows. No stranger to suffering herself, Barbara's experiences have equipped her with the credentials to help others work through their own suffering. In spite of her difficulties, Barbara has learned that while pain is inevitable to us all, we can choose to pick the flowers instead of the weeds. Barbara will teach you how to release that bubble of joy within you?to claim God's promise to "fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with shouts of joy." ?Job 8:21 (TLB)

The Assassination Of Margaret Thatcher

Author : Hilary Mantel
ISBN : 9781627792110
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times bestselling collection, from the Man Booker prize-winner for Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies, that has been called "scintillating" (New York Times Books Review), "breathtaking" (NPR), "exquisite" (The Chicago Tribune) and "otherworldly" (Washington Post). "A new Hilary Mantel book is an Event with a ‘capital ‘E.'"—NPR "A book of her short stories is like a little sweet treat."—USA Today (4 stars) "[Mantel is at] the top of her game."—Salon "Genius."—The Seattle Times One of the most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary stories In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display. Stories of dislocation and family fracture, of whimsical infidelities and sudden deaths with sinister causes, brilliantly unsettle the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Cutting to the core of human experience, Mantel brutally and acutely writes about marriage, class, family, and sex. Unpredictable, diverse, and sometimes shocking, The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers.

The Sacred Formulas Of The Cherokees

Author : James Mooney
ISBN : UCSC:32106000541927
Genre : Cherokee Indians
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The sacred formulas here given are selected from a collection of about six hundred, obtained on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina in 1887 and 1888, and covering every subject pertaining to the daily life and thought of the Indian, including medicine, love, hunting, fishing, war, self-protection, destruction of enemies, witchcraft, the crops, the council, the ball play, etc., and, in fact, embodying almost the whole of the ancient religion of the Cherokees. The original manuscripts, now in the possession of the Bureau of Ethnology, were written by the shamans of the tribe, for their own use, in the Cherokee characters invented by Sikw�ya (Sequoyah) in 1821, and were obtained, with the explanations, either from the writers themselves or from their surviving relatives.

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