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Escape: The Divisions Series, Book One By Sorsha Khan
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It has been more than a thousand years since the third world war ravaged the planet near the start of the twenty-first century. All that remains is one habitable land mass ruled by four very... More > different divisions; nothing is certain, especially peace. Anastasia lives in the Mountain Division under the rule of the cruel Lord Byron, a king whom she reluctantly serves in exchange for room and board. When her brother, Zephyr, returns from a trade journey empty-handed, Anastasia must swear herself to the king to save her brother. Forced to defend herself against his unwanted advances, Anastasia is branded for treason and imprisoned. But as soon as she discovers her brother’s mutilated body in another cell, Anastasia escapes to the South Division, where she secures a job, finds friendship with an unlikely band of thieves, and meets a young, determined king. Escape is the tale of one woman’s dangerous journey to seek freedom in a world emaciated by time, war, and evil rulers.< Less
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Man and Maid By Elinor Glyn
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I am sick of my life—The war has robbed it of all that a young man can find of joy. I look at my mutilated face before I replace the black patch over the left eye, and I realize that, with... More > my crooked shoulder, and the leg gone from the right knee downwards, that no woman can feel emotion for me again in this world. So be it—I must be a philosopher. Mercifully I have no near relations—Mercifully I am still very rich, mercifully I can buy love when I require it, which under the circumstances, is not often. Why do people write journals? Because human nature is filled with egotism. There is nothing so interesting to oneself as oneself; and journals cannot yawn in one's face, no matter how lengthy the expression of one's feelings may be! A clean white page is a sympathetic thing, waiting there to receive one's impressions! Suzette supped with me, here in my appartement last night—When she had gone I felt a beast. I had found her attractive on Wednesday,...< Less
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Terror Over London By Gardner Francis Fox
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LONDON-1888. Fog-wet streets and gas-lit lamps, hansom cabs and dense, wet nights. A world of proper gentility, of suppressed desires—a world brutally sundered when into it burst the bloody... More > specter of Jack the Ripper. London became a city at siege, paralyzed in the grip of terror as the list of the Ripper's victims grew and grew—streetwalkers all of them, murdered and mutilated by a knife wielded with all the skill of a sadistic surgeon. A sadistic surgeon—perhaps even one like Sir Stanley Hawkins, the brilliant young society physician who made many night calls with a particularly wicked sword cane at his hand. Sir Stanley Hawkins, a man possessed by a devil of a woman who awoke the wanton animal—and the ogre—within him. Here is a new, overpowering, ingenious theory of the man who might have been Jack the Ripper, a man whose loves and hates drove him down. ward to that most final of all deeds—murder, most horrible.< Less
Bleeding Internally, As A Joke By Brandon Stadnicki
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Here they are! And yes, they are poems! It's just poems. Like some poems, these poems are about topics. These topics include: Mania, Depression, and Anxiety. Love, Family, and Loneliness. Suicide,... More > Spiders, and Blood. Additional topics. Perhaps you would like to read each poem. That's good. Perhaps you would like to read a dozen and then stop. That's good, too. Perhaps you would like to put these poems in the trash and forget about them. That, too, is good. Don't let anyone tell you what to do with these poems, for they are your tiny little friends and you can do whatever you want with them. You can hug them, you can kiss them, you can stomp on them with your favorite shoe. They won't mind. So don't forget to eviscerate yourself every day, and remember to track down each of your old friends and mutilate their memories of you.< Less
Career Suicide: Ten Years as a Free Range Artist By Alistair Gentry
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Career Suicide is about the realities of working in the contemporary art world for most professional artists, the thousands of unfashionable, little-known and underpaid ones who have to do all manner... More > of unfashionable, little-known and underpaid things to survive. It will also answer some of the questions that outsiders often ask about contemporary art, and some that they don’t: Why do some artists spend their whole careers doing stupid stuff like mutilating mannequins or painting old bits of wood with baffling phrases? Why does everyone in the art world get paid, apart from the artists? Why do most art students spend years doing their MA, closely followed by them doing sweet FA? Who are the HoWiAs, and what the hell do they think they're doing? How and why did a bunch of paintings that looked like vandalised portraits of SpongeBob get taken so seriously at an international art fair?< Less
Career Suicide By Alistair Gentry
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Career Suicide is about the realities of working in the contemporary art world for most professional artists, the thousands of unfashionable, little-known and underpaid ones who have to do all manner... More > of unfashionable, little-known and underpaid things to survive. It will also answer some of the questions that outsiders often ask about contemporary art, and some that they don’t: Why do some artists spend their whole careers doing stupid stuff like mutilating mannequins or painting old bits of wood with baffling phrases? Why does everyone in the art world get paid, apart from the artists? Why do most art students spend years doing their MA, closely followed by them doing sweet FA? Who are the HoWiAs, and what the hell do they think they're doing? How and why did a bunch of paintings that looked like vandalised portraits of SpongeBob get taken so seriously at an international art fair?< Less
Vanguard Issue 3 By Van Dom
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Issue 3 of the Irish/UK anthology Vanguard, featuring six action-packed stories. In "Atomic Call", AWOL soldier Call Malone is being pursued by a rogue's gallery of villains who want to get... More > their hands on the other-worldly Atomic Transference gauntlet she has come into possession of; In turn-of-the-century horror strip "Mammoth Jack", 12 year old Jamie Swift continues her quest for revenge with the aid of her mutilated, one-eyed donkey Duncan; and in "Buck Tucker: Enemy of Love" recently deceased serial killer Tucker learns more about the demonic menace he has been re-animated to battle. The issue also features the first chapters of 3 new tales - "S.N.A" which follows the adventures of a cyborg with a split-personality; "Vestige", a supernatural mystery thriller set in Ireland; and "Harry Kane will See Her Safely Home", which follows the adventure of a present day MMA and B-Movie star cast back in time to feudal Japan to help prevent a terrible disaster.< Less
Healing Mexico – Improving Human Rights, Rule-of-Law and Gender Equality in the United Mexican States By Dr. Mark O'Doherty
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López Obrador, who became Mexico’s president in 2018, swept to power promising to rethink his country’s fight against crime. But eight months into his presidency there is no sign... More > of improvement. Official figures show there were at least 17,608 murders in 2019, the failed offensive against the cartels – such as the CJNG, the Templar Cartel, Las Viagras and the Nueva Familia Michoacana – resulting in an unprecedented period of bloodletting; with Mexican cartels having produced their latest macabre spectacle: 19 mutilated corpses having been discovered near Mexico City; nine of them hung semi-naked from a bridge. Hence it is imperative that a crackdown is ordered on all Mexican cartels that are guilty of human rights violations, by implementing an effective multi-national anti-cartel strategy – with the assistance of the international community and human rights organizations – so that President López Obrador can finally stop Mexican cartel violence, and manifest human rights and human dignity for all in Mexico!< Less

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