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Last Summer at Mars Hill and Other Short Stories by Elizabeth Hand

By Elizabeth Hand

Mars Hill spiritualist group, based 1883
It's not anything fancy. only a pale inn at the rocky Maine Coast, inhabited through getting older hippies, their rebellious children--and the elusive, shimmering spirits often called "the Golden Ones."

They are the explanation Mars Hill exists. now not everybody can see Them, yet every body can consider their therapeutic presence. Even fetching, skeptical, younger Moony emerging, who has come to assert farewell to every thing she ever enjoyed. And to benefit a mystery extra wondrous than love itself...

This is Elizabeth Hand's long-awaited selection of brief tales, headquartered round her Nebula and global delusion Award-winning novella The final summer time at Mars Hill.

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To the Last Bullet by Dennis Oliver

By Dennis Oliver

To the final Bullet Pt 1 is written by means of Dennis Oliver and released by way of Oliver Publishing team. The ebook is an illustrated historical past of the German military at conflict, concentrating on the jap entrance. It comes with statement, black and white photos and colour plates.

The e-book is new and unread.

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Needful Things by Stephen King

By Stephen King

Now on hand for the 1st time in a mass-market top rate paperback edition-master storyteller Stephen King provides the vintage number one New York Times bestseller a few mysterious shop than can promote you no matter what you desire-but now not with no exacting a negative rate in return.

"There are costs for this. Half…and part. One part is money. the opposite is a deed. Do you understand?"

The city of chateau Rock, Maine has obvious its justifiable share of oddities through the years, yet not anything is a unusual because the little curio store that's simply opened for enterprise. Its mysterious owner, Leland Gaunt, turns out to have anything for everybody out on reveal at requisite Things…interesting issues that run the gamut from valueless to worthwhile. not anything has a cost tag during this position, yet every little thing is definitely on the market. The heart's hope for any resident of chateau Rock can simply be stumbled on one of the curiosities…in trade for a bit funds and-at the categorical request of Leland Gaunt-a good deal of threat opposed to their fellow acquaintances. everybody on the town turns out prepared to make a deal at requisite issues, however the satan is within the information. And nobody takes heed of the little signal handing at the wall: Caveat emptor. In different phrases, enable the client beware…

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Autumn by David Moody

By David Moody

A bastard hybrid of conflict of the Worlds and evening of the dwelling lifeless, Autumn chronicles the fight of a small crew of survivors compelled to deal with an international torn aside by means of a virus. After ninety nine% of the inhabitants of the planet is killed in below 24 hours, for the only a few who've controlled to stick alive, issues are approximately to get a lot worse. lively by way of "phase two" of a few unknown contagion, the useless start to upward thrust. first and foremost gradual, blind, dumb and lumbering, quick the our bodies regain their most simple senses and abilities... sight, listening to, locomotion... in addition to the intuition towards aggression and violence. Held again basically through the restraints in their quickly decomposing flesh, the lifeless appear to have just one unmarried aim - to lumber forth and smash the only real last charm within the silent, dead international: those that have survived the plague, who now locate themselves outnumbered a million to 1...

Without ever utilizing the 'Z' note, Autumn deals a brand new viewpoint at the conventional zombie tale. There's no flesh consuming, no fast-moving corpses, no gore for gore's sake. Combining the ambience and tone of George Romero's vintage dwelling useless motion pictures with the angle and information of 28 Days (and Weeks) later, this scary and suspenseful novel is stuffed with relentless chilly, darkish worry.

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The Husband by Dean Koontz

By Dean Koontz

BONUS: This version comprises an excerpt from Dean Koontz's Odd Apocalypse.


We have your spouse. You get her again for 2 million cash. On a typical afternoon, a standard guy, a gardener of modest potential, will get a mobilephone name out of his worst nightmare. The caller is useless critical. He doesn't care that Mitch can't bring up that sort of cash. If she's every thing to you, then you'll have the option.

Mitch loves his spouse greater than existence itself. He's obtained sixty hours to end up it. He has to discover the 2 million through then. yet he'll pay much more. He'll pay something.

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Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season by Norman Partridge

By Norman Partridge

Norman Partridge's Halloween novel, darkish Harvest, was once selected as one among Publishers Weekly's a hundred most sensible Books of 2006. A Bram Stoker Award winner and global delusion nominee, Partridge's rapid-fire story of a small city trapped through its personal shadows welcomed a totally unique production, the October Boy, incomes the writer comparisons to Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, and Shirley Jackson.

Now Partridge revisits Halloween with a set that includes a half-dozen tales celebrating frights either previous and current. In “The Jack o' Lantern,” a new darkish Harvest novelette, the October Boy races opposed to a remorseless döppelganger bent on carving a perilous course in the course of the town's annual ritual of loss of life and rebirth. “Johnny Halloween” includes a sheriff fighting either a strolling ghost and his personal haunted judgment of right and wrong. In “Three Doors,” a scarred struggle hero hunts his prior with the aid of a magic prosthetic hand, whereas “Satan's Army” is a true Partridge rarity formerly to be had simply in an extended sold-out lettered version from one other press.

But there's extra to this vacation party along with fiction. “The guy Who Killed Halloween” is an intensive essay approximately starting to be up throughout the overdue sixties within the city the place the Zodiac Killer started his murderous spree. In an creation that explores monsters either fictional and actual, Partridge recollects what it used to be wish to stay in a neighborhood menaced by way of a serial killer and examines how the Zodiac's reign of terror formed him as a writer.

Halloween evening awaits. subscribe to a grasp storyteller as he explores the layers of darkness that separate all-too-human evil from the supernatural. allow Norman Partridge lead you on seven trips in the course of the most threatening evening of the 12 months, the place nobody is safe…and everyone seems to be suspect.


Introduction: darkish Seasons Past
Johnny Halloween
Satan’s Army
The guy Who Killed Halloween
Black leather-based Kites
Three Doors
The Jack o’ Lantern: a depressing Harvest tale

"Stoker winner Partridge (Dark Harvest) screens his enhanced prose talents during this choice of six brief tales set round Halloween... The excessive element is 'The Jack o' Lantern,' set at midnight Harvest universe and that includes a hunt for the October Boy, a pumpkin-headed creature who terrorizes an unnamed American city. This deft combination of horror, fable, and noir will depart readers hoping for an extended go back to that mythos."
—Publishers Weekly

"In Johnny Halloween, Norman Partridge once more takes readers on a trip into Halloween's darkish, outstanding global. His skill to invoke the autumn-spiced magic of this season securely locations him along writers comparable to Ray Bradbury and Al Sarrantonio; even if, his edged, two-fisted noir sensibilities supplies this celebrated autumn season an extra punch, and thanks to this Partridge regularly bargains anything new the place others have in basic terms attempted to imitate.... Like in darkish Harvest and Lesser Demons, Partridge maintains to strike daring new floor, carving out new territory via typical tales. He does this with type and outstanding voice, although, and readers will be yes that with Norman Partridge on the wheel, caliber isn't sacrificed only for the sake of whatever new."
—Kevin Lucia, Shroud Magazine

"I can't contemplate a greater technique to rejoice Halloween than interpreting a suite of Halloween stories through Norman Partridge.... Mr. Partridge explores the darker part of our favourite vacation, bringing new chills and frights to our loved holiday... Johnny Halloween should be a welcome boost to my record of annual Halloween traditions."
—Peter Schwotzer, well-known Monsters of Filmland

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Mine by Robert R. McCammon

By Robert R. McCammon

Robert McCammon captivates readers and stretches the limits of mind's eye with each new e-book he writes. There are actually over five million copies of his books in print, and his final 3 novels, The Wolf's Hour, Stinger, and Swan music, have been big apple occasions bestsellers, incomes him accolades as probably the most leading edge storytellers of our time. In Mine, McCammon takes the reader past terror . . . into one woman's surprising global of insanity and obsesion.

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The Two Sams by Glen Hirshberg

By Glen Hirshberg

With this particular assortment, acclaimed writer Glen Hirshberg breathes new lifestyles into an age-old literary culture. within the name tale a husband struggles with the grief and confusion of wasting young children, and varieties a wierd bond with the baby spectrals that stopover at him within the evening. "Dancing Men" depicts one of many creepiest rites of passage in contemporary reminiscence whilst a boy visits his deranged grandfather within the New Mexico wasteland. "Struwwelpeter" introduces us to an excellent, treacherous adolescent whose violent traits and reckless mischief achieve a sinister top as Halloween descends on a rundown Pacific Northwest fishing village. affected by his accountable moral sense, a tender guy plumbs the depths of atonement as he and his favourite cousin commune with the almighty Hawaiian surf in "Shipwreck Beach." In "Mr. Dark¹s Carnival," a school professor confronts his personal darkish locations within the kind of a mysterious haunted condo steeped within the folklore of grisly badlands justice.

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Sight Unseen by Ellyn Kaschak

By Ellyn Kaschak

Sight Unseen finds the cultural and organic realities of race, gender, and sexual orientation from the point of view of the blind. via ten case experiences and dozens of interviews, Ellyn Kaschak faucets without delay into the phenomenology of race, gender, and sexual orientation between blind participants, in addition to the typical epistemology of imaginative and prescient. Her paintings unearths not just how the blind create structures of that means out of cultural norms but in addition how cultural norms tell our wakeful and subconscious interactions with others despite our actual skill to determine.

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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll

By Emily Carroll

Find a terrifying global within the woods during this choice of 5 hauntingly appealing photo tales that comes with the web webcomic sensation “His Face All Red,” in print for the 1st time.

Journey during the woods during this sinister, compellingly spooky assortment that includes 4 brand-new tales and one phenomenally well known story in print for the 1st time. those are fairy stories long gone heavily incorrect, the place you could shuttle to “Our Neighbor’s House”—though coming again can be an issue. Or end up a tender bride in a home that holds a negative mystery in “A Lady’s palms Are Cold.” you could try and work out what's haunting “My pal Janna,” or detect that your brother’s fiancée is probably not what she turns out in “The Nesting Place.” and naturally you need to revisit the horror of “His Face All Red,” the breakout webcomic hit that has been gorgeously translated to the published web page.

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