There is something in the shadows…
There, in the corner of the glass… Perhaps it’s just an imperfection, the mirror is old and neglected… But you know that it’s not... More > an imperfection. There is something, there, moving with purpose. Something that wants something… And what might that something be?
There is something in the Bayeaux around New Orleans… Something tragic. Something evil. There is a reason why a man hardened in the school of the alley and the life-preserver cannot think of the heads in Blenheim Castle without shuddering, and a horrible reason for what some would call a dire revenge. There is an exhibit in a museum that, to a trained mind, radiates fear… betrayal… bewilderment. There is something moving in the darkness in the mirror.< Less
You are invited to meet a scholar turned traveler, pilgrim, soldier and voyager in a long-vanished world where philosophers train general-kings, empires rise and shatter, and technology teeters on... More > the very brink of industrial revolution.
Herein can be found the writings of Loquacious of Rhodes, student of Aristotle, acquaintance of Plato, awed and amazed by the world around him, whose accounts of his time it is the very great pleasure of the Esterhazy Press to spread here before you. The Fourth Century B.C. is a forgotten era of huge ships, huge weapons, epic battles, and epic voyages. In Loquacious’s world, centaurs, satyrs, silenoi and men fought, voyaged, lived and died together—and who is to say in another reality that such great exploits are but myth? Miracles of nature, miracles of the gods—and miracles of science and ingenuity display themselves suddenly in terrifying instruments of war and great voyages to the edge of the known world.< Less
Behind the scenes of history…
Lurked desperate men with strange knowledge, doctors with dangerous cures, and scientists terrified by their own discoveries.
Join the heir to a faerie legacy... More > and his bloody companion on a journey that ends before the very ramparts of New Orleans and in the smoke of a terrifying battle. What was the secret Winston Churchill’s valet sought to share with his employer from beyond the grave? Meet Flight Lieutenant Neville ‘Bunny’ Edwards, who in the course of the Second World War loses his humanity, but never his courage or his determination to stay in the fighting.
Illustrated by Donna Barr, http:www.stinz.com< Less