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Wastside Noir By The Westside Writers' Group
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Reflections on the idea of noir ... poems of time and transience ... a true-life murder case ... divorces gone wrong ... the dark side of marriage ... Death takes an apprentice ... a lawyer... More > investigates the laird's past...a tragic eighteenth-century bride ... murderous feelings evoked over an allotment produce show ... an invasion of small furry creatures ...sinister bikers ... murder in a boathouse ... a bored small boy gets into trouble ... and Fred the Praying Mantis comes to a sticky end. Tense, tragic, reflective, humorous and gruesome, this second collection from the Westside Writers includes poetry, prose and photographs focused on the theme of 'noir'.< Less
Soaked In Blood But Always Good By Darrell Buxton
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From the author of 'Hey You! Horror Face!', a second volume featuring live movie introductions, cult/exploitation/horror film reviews, and much more. From classic chillers to obscure gems, Soaked In... More > Blood But Always Good covers dozens of must-see motion pictures, plus small screen weirdness, and celebrations of alternative music legends John Peel, Rodney Bingenheimer, and Nick Cave. The ABCs Of Death, Let's Scare Jessica To Death, Wake In Fright, Mantis In Lace, Spider Baby, Troll Hunter, Mean Streets, Babycall, Embodiment Of Evil - just a few of the amazing films included here.< Less
Fight Back +1: more symbolic artistry By Derek Lee
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At the end of March, 2012, after the Health and Social Care Bill had been passed into law, the only sensible thing to do was to contribute to any form of opposition that might hinder the intended... More > piecemeal destruction of the NHS and to oppose any other retrograde policies of the 2010–2015 coalition government. To a significant degree any opposition might only constitute the same kind of symbolic artistry as that of the praying mantis which Zhuang Zi observed raising its arm in anger at the approach of a cart wheel, nevertheless, symbolism may not be without significance. {This book has been produced on a not-for-profit basis.)< Less
The Orchestra Is BUGGED! By Lisa Jain Lakeman
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“The Orchestra Is Bugged!” is a short story for young adults, it is a mild Mystery. Someone is playing off key, and it is disharmonizing the entire... More > orchestra. Praying Mantis Hugo, the Conductor, is at the end of his patience. No one will come forward to take responsibility for the awful, horrendous, noise they are producing. Hugo, then, has no choice but to hire the one and only 'Off-Key Music Detective!' Sir Hairy Dragonfly, who invokes fear in the staunchest of hearts. So begins the mystery of finding out who the 'Off Key Music' culprit is, and the amusing antics the Insects of the orchestra have to endure.< Less
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Martial Arts By Joy Renkins
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This book will teach you everything you always wanted to know about martial arts. By martial art usually is meant aikido, arnis, boxing, capoeria, chow gar, choy la fut, hapkido, hsing'i, hun gar,... More > jeet kune do, jow gar, judo, jujitsu, karate, kempo, kick boxing, krav maga, Kung Fu , pa kua, penjak silat, praying mantis, savate, shaolin, tae kwon do, tai chi, white crane, ving tsun, wu shu and more! As you can see the list is long and it is actually very promising how many combat arts systems there are and how many methods of self-defense can be formulated.< Less
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Reunions By Richard Chmielewski
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Family reunions are festive occasions and the Petrie clan is no exception. But families also have secrets. Some innocent. Some potentially devastating. Zofia, a Polish immigrant and the family... More > matriarch, kept a secret from her son, Sam, until her final family reunion. Wanting to atone for her guilt, since surviving the Nazi occupation in Poland, she divulged her story to him. Not heeding her warning Sam, with the help of his friend Utica policeman Carl Thurston, embarks on a mission of family reunion. Little could Sam know that he would become wrapped in an international adventure, as he seeks to reunite his family. Dr. Sam Petrie and Officer Thurston return in this thrilling sequel to Mantis and the Mole and are again thrust into a whirlpool of mystery, romance and death. Along with FBI agent Lisa Barducci, they find themselves involved in suspense on the Adirondacks Scenic Railway train with her riding aboard a “train to Hell” as they combat the International Alliance.< Less
Mr. Battersby Pays a Call and other plays By Neil Kelly
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Mr. Battersby Pays a Call. A visit to a brothel sparks a major disaster in this one-act play. Duty and Honour. When Carruthers decides to sleep with his commanding officer’s wife, he finds... More > there’s nothing Bunty won’t do for the honour of the regiment. At Home With The Prisgroves. A psychopathic father and son contemplate a new arrival in their home. The Late-Running Relationship Counseling Service Has Been Cancelled. That absolute rotter Sir Percy has made off with dear sweet Miranda. Will dashing young Henry arrive in time to save the day? Does he care? Praying Mantis. A four-time widow is trying for number five. Choke Point. What do you do when your mother lynches your husband? Idiocracy. An unemployed NHS manager has to contend with a Russian prostitute, a mind-controlled zombie killer and a wayward wife.< Less
Mr. Battersby Pays a Call and other plays By Neil Kelly
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Mr. Battersby Pays a Call. A visit to a brothel sparks a major disaster in this one-act play. Duty and Honour. When Carruthers decides to sleep with his commanding officer’s wife, he finds... More > there’s nothing Bunty won’t do for the honour of the regiment. At Home With The Prisgroves. A psychopathic father and son contemplate a new arrival in their home. The Late-Running Relationship Counseling Service Has Been Cancelled. That absolute rotter Sir Percy has made off with dear sweet Miranda. Will dashing young Henry arrive in time to save the day? Does he care? Praying Mantis. A four-time widow is trying for number five. Choke Point. What do you do when your mother lynches your husband? Idiocracy. An unemployed NHS manager has to contend with a Russian prostitute, a mind-controlled zombie killer and a wayward wife.< Less
Monochrome Gore Machines: a cull-ering book By Austin Abt
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This comically violent coloring book gives you an army of over 100 highly detailed cybernetic monstrosities to decorate as you see fit. Each creature includes a "cloning template" page that... More > tells you more about it, so you can give it a fitting coat of warpaint to match its traits. Do you want a crimson soaked steel juggernaut with intestines tangled in toxic green spines? Or a flowery pink mechanical mantis that sprays flammable glitter perfume? You can have both. Or neither. Decorate your beasts however you want before you send them to earth to wipe out humanity. Contains blood, violence, and slight nudity (butts), not suitable for immature readers.< Less

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