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Ill Humour By Philip Glennie
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Spanning over fifty years, Ill Humour follows Dr. Anna Mercer as she struggles to treat a patient named Adam Renfrew, whose sickness makes no sense within the terms of modern medical knowledge. But a... More > chance encounter brings Anna into the company of Donald Firkin, a divorced English professor who soon discovers that Anna’s patient makes all too much sense, just not according to modern science. Through a series of manipulations, Firkin convinces Anna that her patient’s internal organs have travelled backward through medical history, taking on the properties of the “four humours” of medieval science. What ensues is a sometimes wry, sometimes passionate story of blackmail, family, and romance. And time-travelling organs.< Less
A Quartet of Humours By Monica Busby Healy
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Monica Busby Healy is a traveler exploring the realms of the heart, spirit, and psyche through the motif of the four humours: the phlegmatic, choleric, sanguine, and melancholic. She invites the... More > reader to accompany her on this passage through the travails of darkness to the light of unexpected discovery.< Less
VITREOUS HUMOUR: THE CAMERA THAT ATE WOMEN By MILENKO PODNAR
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This story begins with the death of a woman and ends with the death of a man. It's a speculative story about otherness, madness and the birth of a particularly evil contraption, the camera. Sadly,... More > this story is also a thinly veiled confession written by a fraud, a conspirator, a liar and, worse still, a collaborator in league with Perseus. For I am a vile creature whose ambiguity towards my own guilt and collusion is contemptible. I am a fiend whose tempered remorse for unpardonable deeds is heinous. And I have no defense to offer other than to say that I was driven by the fear of descending into darkness and madness.< Less
A Stab in the Dark By Steve Martin
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A Stab in the Dark By Steve Martin
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Carmarthen Underground: Darkness at Dark Gate By Gaynor Madoc Leonard
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The respectable façade of Carmarthenshire’s county town conceals a secret world of crime and betrayal, doggedly policed by a local intelligence organisation. Darkness at Dark Gate... More > reveals the true face of this alternative reality Carmarthen. The third in a four-book series, this story follows the adventures of Carmarthen Intelligence, their friends in the Welsh Bureau of Investigation and the steadfast people of the village of Myddfai. Reviews for The Carmarthen Underground: ‘A cracking read’ ‘Hwyl humour’ ‘I read it in two sittings’ ‘A tenderness for landscape and myth’< Less
The Carmarthen Underground: Darkness at Dark Gate By Gaynor Madoc Leonard
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The respectable façade of Carmarthenshire’s county town conceals a secret world of crime and betrayal, doggedly policed by a local intelligence organisation. 'Darkness at Dark Gate'... More > reveals the true face of this alternative reality Carmarthen. The third in a four-book series, this story follows the adventures of Carmarthen Intelligence, their friends in the Welsh Bureau of Investigation and the steadfast people of the village of Myddfai.< Less
The Dark Pathway By Amanda J Harrington
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While walking the dogs, Liam comes across a strange, rolling darkness that envelopes the pathway they usually take. It's over almost as soon as it has begun, but this is the start of an adventure for... More > Liam, his new friend, Fran and his dogs. The Dark Pathway is an exciting story for children aged 8 and older, with unlikely friendships and strong central characters. This is the first in the Pathway Books series, with Liam, Fran and their best friend, Boris the Leonberger dog.< Less
Children of Darkness By Michael Youngman
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From out of the darkness... "Secure every lock, every cranny, every nook" & do please make sure the cat is indoors! The children of darkness are out to play. Children of darkness is a... More > 24 page graphic picture storybook in rhyming verse for the more mature reader, envolving the cute but of often macabre exploits of a troupe of otherworldly triplets born on halloween & explores the animalistic side of our nature... "Have you never ever noticed just the cutest things kids do?!" Look out for other titles in the "DEADWORLD" series.< Less
Child of Darkness By Graham Dawson
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A collection of short stories with the common theme of Light and Dark, by three authors: Graham Dawson, Jenny Howe & Christina Nordlander. These stories all explore the themes of light and dark... More > in the world, sometimes unintentionally, sometimes with humour, and try to discover if there is any light or hope left in the world.< Less