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The Ambitious Stepmother By Fidelis Morgan
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The Countess Ashby de la Zouche would not be every parent's choice of chaperone for a teenagerm- in France, of all places. The second Mrs Alderman Franklyn-Green, however, will go to any lengths to... More > get rid of her unwanted stepdaughter. And the promise of 100 guineas and a sojourn in the land of gay balls is sufficient to secure the Countess's services, even if the girl is a complete shrew. Sadly, Paris is far from the den of iniquity the Countess and her maidservant Alpiew were hoping for. Worse, any hopes of enjoying fine French cuisine are dashed when a fellow guest is poisoned. "Following on from Unnatural Fire and The Rival Queens, Fidelis Morgan has another winner here." (Kirkus UK) "A third irrepressible outing for the ebullient Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her awesomely bosomed maid, Alpiew, a pair of Restoration detectives dubbed Cagney and Lacey in corsets. Fun never came so lusty." The Guardian< Less
A Happy Death By Michael Fowler
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Mike, the perfectly healthy first-person narrator of A Happy Death, a comic novel, wants to die. Thanks to modern medicine and diet control and a life spent safely sitting down, he will likely live... More > to the ripe eighties or beyond to the overripe nineties, but he’d be happy to end before then. Well before then. Mike decides his current age of fifty-something is advanced enough. He’s seen his marriage fail, his daughter grow up into a shrew, and his retirement from The Aspirin Institute after a career of twenty-six years soured by regret and emptiness. There’s nothing more to live for. But there’s a surprise catch: Things to live for keep turning up. Odd things, such as buying shoes for the strange women he drives across the country in a van he calls his woody as they write up his blog The Driver’s Journal.< Less
A Happy Death By Michael Fowler
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Mike, the perfectly healthy first-person narrator of A Happy Death, a comic novel, wants to die. Thanks to modern medicine and diet control and a life spent safely sitting down, he will likely live... More > to the ripe eighties or beyond to the overripe nineties, but he’d be happy to end before then. Well before then. Mike decides his current age of fifty-something is advanced enough. He’s seen his marriage fail, his daughter grow up into a shrew, and his retirement from The Aspirin Institute after a career of twenty-six years soured by regret and emptiness. There’s nothing more to live for. But there’s a surprise catch: Things to live for keep turning up. Odd things, such as buying shoes for the strange women he drives across the country in a van he calls his woody as they write up his blog The Driver’s Journal.< Less
Arcanum Imperii: A Script for Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition By Robert “Mac” McLaughlin & Skirmisher Game Development Group
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TOGA! TOGA! TOGA! But life in ancient Rome isn’t just one big party. The Second Triumvirate has been shattered and Rome is embroiled in civil war once again. Octavian has declared Marc Antony... More > and his Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, enemies of Rome and the legions march south toward Alexandria. The situation seems dire for Marc Antony following destruction of his fleet at the Battle of Actium, but in the dusty hills of Macedonia a dark secret of the empire is waiting to be unveiled. Governor Publius Artorius Stabo thought he was comfortably distant from the war. He was happy taking bribes and tribute from the local Macedonian nobles, indulging himself with slave girls, and avoiding his shrew of a wife. Then, a ragged band of survivors from Actium washed up on his shores, a group of Marc Antony’s legionnaires and a collection of Egyptian priests and priestesses who claim they are carrying a secret weapon to crush the forces of Octavian.< Less
Arcanum Imperii: A Script for Cthulhu Live 3rd Edition By Skirmisher Game Development Group & Robert “Mac” McLaughlin
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TOGA! TOGA! TOGA! But life in ancient Rome isn’t just one big party. The Second Triumvirate has been shattered and Rome is embroiled in civil war once again. Octavian has declared Marc Antony... More > and his Egyptian queen, Cleopatra, enemies of Rome and the legions march south toward Alexandria. The situation seems dire for Marc Antony following destruction of his fleet at the Battle of Actium, but in the dusty hills of Macedonia a dark secret of the empire is waiting to be unveiled. Governor Publius Artorius Stabo thought he was comfortably distant from the war. He was happy taking bribes and tribute from the local Macedonian nobles, indulging himself with slave girls, and avoiding his shrew of a wife. Then, a ragged band of survivors from Actium washed up on his shores, a group of Marc Antony’s legionnaires and a collection of Egyptian priests and priestesses who claim they are carrying a secret weapon to crush the forces of Octavian.< Less
Shakespeare's Comedies: All's Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Cymbeline, Love's Labours Lost, Measure for Measure, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing... By William Shakespeare
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In the First Folio, the plays of William Shakespeare were grouped into three categories: comedies, histories, and tragedies. "Comedy", in its Elizabethan usage, had a very different meaning... More > from modern comedy. A Shakespearean comedy is one that has a happy ending, usually involving marriages between the unmarried characters, and a tone and style that is more light-hearted than Shakespeare's other plays. Patterns in the comedies include movement to a "green world", both internal and external conflicts, and a tension between Apollonian and Dionysian values. List of works: All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Cymbeline Love's Labours Lost Measure for Measure The Merry Wives of Windsor The Merchant of Venice A Midsummer Night's Dream Much Ado About Nothing Pericles, Prince of Tyre Taming of the Shrew The Tempest Troilus and Cressida Twelfth Night Two Gentlemen of Verona Winter's Tale< Less
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE By CHARLES AND MARY LAMB
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CONTENTS AUTHOR'S PREFACE THE TEMPEST A MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM WINTER'S TALE MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING AS YOU LIKE IT TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA MERCHANT OF VENICE CYMBELINE KING LEAR MACBETH ALL'S WELL... More > THAT ENDS WELL TAMING OF THE SHREW COMEDY OF ERRORS MEASURE FOR MEASURE TWELFTH NIGHT; OR, WHAT YOU WILL TIMON OF ATHENS ROMEO AND JULIET HAMLET, PRINCE OF DENMARK OTHELLO PERICLES, PRINCE OF TYRE PREFACE The following Tales are meant to be submitted to the young reader as an introduction to the study of Shakespeare, for which purpose his words are used whenever it seemed possible to bring them in; and in whatever has been added to give them the regular form of a connected story, diligent care has been taken to select such words as might least interrupt the effect of the beautiful English tongue in which he wrote: therefore, words introduced into our language since his time have been as far as possible avoided.< Less
The Reaper By Bryan Lian
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Nathan Stone, a shrewed businessman, finds himself at a crossroad. His wife and daughter have been tragically killed in a car crash, leaving him alone to his shallow career. A career which was... More > built on shifty principles and always took president over his family. To make matters worse, Nathan is starting to experience recurring nightmares. The decision lies before him to either continue on serving his own selfish motive and repair what is left of his broken life, or, he may choose to explore a new path which has been opened up to him... because Nathan Stone's nightmares are coming true. Are these visions a means to redeem himself for selfish acts? Or are they some form of torture for his sins?< Less
Tales from Shakespeare: Illustrated By Mary Lamb & Charles Lamb
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Two similar, companion works in one convenient book. Tales from Shakespeare is an English children's book written by Charles Lamb with his sister Mary Lamb. The book reduced the archaic English and... More > complicated storyline of Shakespeare to a simple level that children could easily read and comprehend. Stories in the book are as follow , The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Winter's Tale, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like it, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, Cymbeline, King Lear, Macbeth, All's Well that Ends Well, The Taming of the Shrew, The Comedy of Errors, Measure for Measure, Twelfth Night or what You Will, Timon of Athens, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Othello, Pericles, Prince of Tyre< Less
Familiars By Andrea Sfiligoi
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TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE In a world where magic is a crime punishable with death, magic-users entrust their pets with their secrets --and their own lives. Play a cat who walks through walls, a... More > toad who can turn invisible, a raven who can call rain... Familiars is a simple, fast roleplaying game that lets you play a magical animal working for a powerful wizard. Choose from: 14 playable character types (cats, bats, dogs, magpies, ravens, doves, mice, shrews, lizards, homunculi, owls, rabbits, snakes and toads); Select from: 40 magic powers. This book also contains a beginning adventure that can be used as the springboard of your first Familiars campaign.< Less

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AS WE FORWARD AS WE FORWARD By Drew W.F. Rigby
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