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in the Blood By LR Penn
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In the Blood is the screenplay for an edge-of-your-seat thriller whose fast moving plot rapidly weaves a tight web of blackmail, incest, sexual jealousy, and revenge. A deadly curse hangs over the... More > heads of three generations of a southern California family whose youngest member, an eleven-year-old girl, finds herself in terrible danger. The film’s heroine is a young police officer who is desperately trying to find the girl’s mother. But a conspiracy driven by greed, lust, and shame is equally determined that the truth should remain hidden. The missing woman was no angel, and there are plenty of suspects to choose from, including an estranged husband, an angry ex-lover, her detestable father, her mysterious brother, and a jealous rival. Can the abandoned child be protected from the predators lurking in the shadows, or is history destined to repeat itself? The film’s dramatic tension builds steadily until it is resolved in a shocking denouement, which, though violent and tragic, leaves some room for hope.< Less
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The Heretic’s Child By Nyasia A. Maire
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Throughout humanity’s history, a long-lived race of beings known as Rememberers have lived hidden in plain sight alongside humans. They were created to collect the memories of dying humans and... More > preserve them; using the information contained in each person’s memory to counsel the human race and help them avoid the mistakes of their past. But the leaders of the Rememberers, the Cybeles, have been dying before their time for the last two thousand years. Without the Cybele, they still collect memories, but without her guidance, they are unable to properly counsel the human race, resulting in the horrific increase in war and chaos. In 1783, a Rememberer named Emma is born; before dying in childbirth, her mother warns her friends Moira and Samuel that Emma is in danger. Adopted and raised by the couple, Emma is next in line to become the Cybele for her people. As she grows to adulthood, she must learn who wants her dead—or else become the next fatality among the Cybeles.< Less
The Lost City By Jos. E. (Joseph Edward) Badger
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The Lost City of the Jedi is the second book of the Jedi Prince series by Paul Davids and Hollace Davids, and was released in June 1992. It is preceded by the novel The Glove of Darth Vader and... More > followed by the novel Zorba the Hutt's Revenge.After an attempted assassination by the Empire trying to blow up Luke's X-wing fighter, he has a vision of Obi-Wan Kenobi. Obi-Wan tells Luke of the secret Lost City of the Jedi hidden beneath the rainforests of Yavin IV. Unknown to Luke at the time, the city is home to a twelve-year-old boy named Ken, who is called the "Jedi Prince." In the city, with the vast databanks on the computers, Ken learns the history of the Jedi and the Rebellion from his only companions, his caretaker droids. As Luke is searching the forests he meets a mysterious healer, Baji. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lost_City_of_the_Jedi Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Mediocrates: The Lost Philosopher of Athens By Jason Childress
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Who was Mediocrates, the “lost philosopher” of Athens? Who was the old woman who prophesied at his birth, and what did she say? What was the secret hidden from Mediocrates by his own... More > mother, and why? And who was the mysterious man lurking in the shadows of Mediocrates life—the man who would one day change his destiny? Now, for the first time, biographer Jason Childress takes you behind the gilded curtain of Greece’s golden age, back to a time of splendor and sorrow, beauty and tragedy, wisdom and folly; a time when the wonders of the ancient world were still young; a time of mighty leaders and cruel tyrants, rival city-states warring for ascendancy, democracy struggling to emerge; a time when the myths and legends of Greek antiquity gave way to history. This is the story of a man time forgot, but has now remembered again: a man once deemed insignificant, but who now commands the attention of the world; a man with a unique destiny, a destiny no one--not even the gods themselves--foresaw.< Less
Mediocrates: The Lost Philosopher of Athens By Jason Childress
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Who was Mediocrates, the “lost philosopher” of Athens? Who was the old woman who prophesied at his birth, and what did she say? What was the secret hidden from Mediocrates by his own... More > mother, and why? And who was the mysterious man lurking in the shadows of Mediocrates life—the man who would one day change his destiny? Now, for the first time, biographer Jason Childress takes you behind the gilded curtain of Greece’s golden age, back to a time of splendor and sorrow, beauty and tragedy, wisdom and folly; a time when the wonders of the ancient world were still young; a time of mighty leaders and cruel tyrants, rival city-states warring for ascendancy, democracy struggling to emerge; a time when the myths and legends of Greek antiquity gave way to history. This is the story of a man time forgot, but has now remembered again: a man once deemed insignificant, but who now commands the attention of the world; a man with a unique destiny, a destiny no one--not even the gods themselves--foresaw.< Less
The Vampire Who Drinks Gospel Music: The Stories of Sacred Flow and Sacred Song By Peter J. Harris
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From darkened movie houses filled with enthusiastic narrators, to the Washington, D.C., campus of Howard University, to covens illuminated by masterful art and hidden in plain sight off the coast of... More > Georgia and outside Ile Ife in West Africa, Sechaba, the Vampire Who Drinks Gospel Music, is haunted by the footsteps of his nemesis, the fearless anthropologist Candace Stallings, whose mission is to rid the world of her enemy’s blasphemous hunger for African American sacred music. Death. Rebirth. History. Ceremony. All unfolding to a swirling, soulful soundtrack of powerful music! Will Sechaba ever learn to Shake and Finger Pop? What mixtape can Candace play to stop the vampire whose blood is spiked with the majesty of sacred flow and sacred song? Peter J. Harris weaves five interlocking stories with the eloquence of a poet, the joyfulness of Richard Pryor schooling Dracula on a midnight stroll, and reminds us why an inspired Terry McMillan included the title story in her seminal anthology Breaking Ice.< Less
Some Things Shouldn't Be Sold... As the Mind Collects Those Things It Needs By John Aschenbrenner
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There are times in some lives when the truth is too difficult to realize, and the horrified psyche seeks comfort in the safe harbor of denial, where it creates a more palatable reality which... More > generalizes into everyday life. Buddha stated emphatically, “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Even safe harbors weaken to the devastation of wind and battering waves. Andreas Landsmann lives in the small Wisconsin Community of Mayfield. The village derived its name from an early pioneering group of Amish folk, who suddenly left their farms and homes unexpectedly and without a trace in the late 1800s. Eventually the village was rebuilt within the mist of dark rumors and speculation. Andreas, a retired school psychologist, husband, father and grandfather spends his time collecting old beer steins and digging ever deeper into his German family heritage. His private study is a refuge for his family history, his steins, and himself, and at times the study takes on a life of its own.< Less
Some Things Shouldn't Be Sold... As the Mind Collects Those Things It Needs By John Aschenbrenner
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There are times in some lives when the truth is too difficult to realize, and the horrified psyche seeks comfort in the safe harbor of denial, where it creates a more palatable reality which... More > generalizes into everyday life. Buddha stated emphatically, “Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth.” Even safe harbors weaken to the devastation of wind and battering waves. Andreas Landsmann lives in the small Wisconsin Community of Mayfield. The village derived its name from an early pioneering group of Amish folk, who suddenly left their farms and homes unexpectedly and without a trace in the late 1800s. Eventually the village was rebuilt within the mist of dark rumors and speculation. Andreas, a retired school psychologist, husband, father and grandfather spends his time collecting old beer steins and digging ever deeper into his German family heritage. His private study is a refuge for his family history, his steins, and himself, and at times the study takes on a life of its own.< Less
The World of Cabaret From 1730 To The Present Day: Superstars & New Talents. 6th Edition By Maximillien De Lafayette
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The World of Cabaret From 1730 To The Present Day: Superstars & New Talents. 6th Edition History, Pioneers, Chanteuses, Dancers, Legends, Divas, Musicians, Artists, America Best Entertainers.... More > 6th Edition. A mega book. Everything you wanted to know about Cabaret from day one to the present. Almost 280 years of events, shows, musicals, mega stars, new talents, the world's greatest divas, chanteuses, singers, performers, entertainers. Stories about the private lives of legends never told before. Profiles and lists of America and the world best female and male singers. 750 rare, modern and vintage photos. The hidden world of the cabaret of Paris, Berlin, Hollywood and the dark alleys. Written by the legendary Maximillien de Lafayette, author of 250 books, 12 encyclopedias, and the 10 volume "World Who's Who in Jazz, Cabaret, Music and Entertainment." A magnificent, authoritative, fun and most informative volume on the glamour, mysteries, scandals, life, drama, failures and success in the world of cabaret.< Less

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