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Phantom Wolf

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Some fires still burn when star-crossed lovers reunite… When a dangerous mission leads him deep into the jungles of Honduras, Navy SEAL Sam Shaymore is confronted with his fiery past in the form of Kelly Denning. Once their romance had been forbidden because of class differences. Then a tragedy drove them apart. But the minute he looks into her eyes, Sam knows he's never forgotten the sultry kisses and luscious curves of the beautiful Enchanter Mage. Nor can he turn his back on helping her. Sam's unit has been charged with arresting Kelly. But if he can believe her, Kelly needs his help now to save some kidnapped Mage children and to stop a conspiracy with far-reaching implications. Threatened with being kicked off his SEAL unit if he does not follow his orders, Sam must risk everything…even his heart!

Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies

Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Dillon
Editor: SUNY Press
ISBN: 143845581X
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Provides encyclopedic coverage of female sexuality in 1940s popular culture. Popular culture in the 1940s is organized as patriarchal theater. Men gaze upon, evaluate, and coerce women, who are obliged in their turn to put themselves on sexual display. In such a thoroughly patriarchal society, what happens to female sexual desire? Wolf-Women and Phantom Ladies unearths this female desire by conducting a panoramic survey of 1940s culture that analyzes popular novels, daytime radio serials, magazines and magazine fiction, marital textbooks, Hollywood and educational films, jungle comics, and popular music. In addition to popular works, Steven Dillon discusses many lesser-known texts and artists, including Ella Mae Morse, a key figure in the founding of Capitol Records, and Lisa Ben, creator of the first lesbian magazine in the United States. “This exciting book presents a truly capacious understanding of US culture and offers a spectacular array of analyses of how the decade’s cultural discourse struggled to define female desire and how so much male literature and filmmaking sought to constrain it. Dillon’s study will teach scholars of modern American literature and culture a great deal more about the 1940s than they already know or think they know. It is a brilliant addition to the field.” — Gordon Hutner, author of What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920–1960

NO.1 Conceited Soldier

NO.1 Conceited Soldier Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yi ZhiYan
Editor: Funstory
ISBN: 1649757328
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He was the most mysterious sharp knife in China, as well as the most fearsome 'dragon' in the world. He avenged his brother's death by killing the biggest drug lord of the Grey border, but he was sent to a military court and lost to the flowery city. However, dragons would always soar to the nine heavens, dominating the winds and the clouds! When he returned, everyone lowered their heads!

Demon Wolf

Demon Wolf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bonnie Vanak
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460333497
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Can love save a cursed woman from the demons who've enslaved her? When navy SEAL commander Dale Curtis encounters the mysterious Keira Solomon, he doesn't remember her—but his body does. Her presence brings up half-hidden memories of torture at the hands of demons. But her scent calls up desires that can only be described as magickal. Neither Dale's abilities as a Primary Elemental Mage, nor his access to military intel, can help him to untangle the dark secret of Keira's identity. Beautiful, innocent shape-shifter Keira knows that Dale is the one man strong enough to conquer the demons that have enslaved her. But he can only help her if her powers are great enough to heal the scars that haunt him. Together, they can combat the dark forces that threaten humans and paranormals alike—if Dale can learn to trust Keira…and his heart.

The Phantom Tree

The Phantom Tree Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicola Cornick
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1488028583
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Browsing an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait—identified as the doomed Tudor queen, Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a child. And Alison knows this because she, too, lived at Wolf Hall and knew Mary...more than four hundred years ago. The painting of Mary is more than just a beautiful object for Alison—it holds the key to her past life, the unlocking of the mystery surrounding Mary’s disappearance and how Alison can get back to her own time. To when she and Mary were childhood enemies yet shared a pact that now, finally, must be fulfilled, no matter the cost. Bestselling author of House of Shadows Nicola Cornick offers a provocative alternate history of rivals, secrets and danger, set in a time when a woman’s destiny was determined by the politics of men and luck of birth. A spellbinding tale for fans of Kate Morton, Philippa Gregory and Barbara Erskine.

Changed for Good

Changed for Good Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stacy Wolf
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199831238
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From Adelaide in "Guys and Dolls" to Nina in "In the Heights" and Elphaba in "Wicked," female characters in Broadway musicals have belted and crooned their way into the American psyche. In this lively book, Stacy Wolf illuminates the women of American musical theatre - performers, creators, and characters -- from the start of the cold war to the present day, creating a new, feminist history of the genre. Moving from decade to decade, Wolf first highlights the assumptions that circulated about gender and sexuality at the time. She then looks at the leading musicals to stress the key aspects of the plays as they relate to women, and often finds overlooked moments of empowerment for female audience members. The musicals discussed here are among the most beloved in the canon--"West Side Story," "Cabaret," "A Chorus Line," "Phantom of the Opera," and many others--with special emphasis on the blockbuster "Wicked." Along the way, Wolf demonstrates how the musical since the mid-1940s has actually been dominated by women--women onstage, women in the wings, and women offstage as spectators and fans.

Curious, If True Strange Tales

Curious, If True Strange Tales Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1625580177
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Here is a collection of five spooky Victorian stories by Elizabeth Gaskell. Included are The Old Nurse's Story, The Poor Clare, Lois the Witch, The Grey Woman, and Curious, if True.

The Grey Woman and Other Tales

The Grey Woman and Other Tales Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1609772903
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The grey woman -- Curious if true -- Six weeks at Heppenheim -- Libbie Marsh's three eras -- Christmas storms and sunshine -- Hand and heart -- Bessy's troubles at home -- Disappearances.

Black Leopard, Red Wolf

Black Leopard, Red Wolf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marlon James
Editor: Bond Street Books
ISBN: 0385690339
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"A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made." —Neil Gaiman "Gripping, action-packed....The literary equivalent of a Marvel Comics universe." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times In this epic, internationally bestselling novel from Marlon James, the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings, myth, fantasy and history merge in the stunning story of a mercenary's quest to find a missing child. Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a nose," people say. Hired to find a mysterious boy who has disappeared, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group assembled to search for the boy. The band is a hodgepodge, full of unusual characters with secrets of their own, including a shape-shifting man-animal known as the Leopard. As Tracker follows the boy's scent, he and the band are set upon by creatures intent on destroying them. As he fights for survival, Tracker starts to wonder: Who, really, is this boy? Why has he been missing for so long? Why do so many people want to keep the boy from being found? And perhaps most important of all: Who is telling the truth, and who is lying? Drawing from African history and mythology and his own rich imagination, Marlon James has written a saga of breathtaking adventure that's also an ambitious, involving read. Defying categorization and full of unforgettable characters, Black Leopard, Red Wolf is both surprising and profound as it explores the fundamentals of truth, the limits of power, the excesses of ambition, and our need to understand them all.

The Spectre of Alexander Wolf

The Spectre of Alexander Wolf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gaito Gazdanov
Editor: Pushkin Press
ISBN: 1782270361
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Of all my memories, of all my life's innumerable sensations, the most onerous was that of the single murder I had committed.' A man comes across a short story which recounts in minute detail his killing of a soldier, long ago - from the victim's point of view. It's a story that should not exist, and whose author can only be a dead man. So begins the strange quest for the elusive writer 'Alexander Wolf'. A singular classic, The Spectre of Alexander Wolf is a psychological thriller and existential inquiry into guilt and redemption, coincidence and fate, love and death.

The Last Stand of the Pack

The Last Stand of the Pack Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Arthur Carhart,Stanley Young
Editor: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607326930
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This critical edition explores the past and future of wolves in Colorado. Originally published in 1929, The Last Stand of the Pack is a historical account of the extermination of what were then believed to be the last wolves in Colorado. Arthur H. Carhart and Stanley P. Young describe the wolves’ extermination and extoll the bravery of the federal trappers hunting them down while simultaneously characterizing the wolves as cunning individuals and noble adversaries to the growth of the livestock industry and the settlement of the West. This is nature writing at its best, even if the worldview expressed is at times jarring to the twenty-first-century reader. Now, almost 100 years later, much has been learned about ecology and the role of top-tier predators within ecosystems. In this new edition, Carhart and Young’s original text is accompanied by an extensive introduction with biographical details on Arthur Carhart and an overview of the history of wolf eradication in the west; chapters by prominent wildlife biologists, environmentalists, wolf reintroduction activists, and ranchers Tom Compton, Bonnie Brown, Mike Phillips, Norman A. Bishop, and Cheney Gardner; and an epilogue considering current issues surrounding the reintroduction of wolves in Colorado. Presenting a balanced perspective, these additional chapters address views both in support of and opposed to wolf reintroduction. Coloradans are deeply interested in wilderness and the debate surrounding wolf reintroduction, but for wolves to have a future in Colorado we must first understand the past. The Last Stand of the Pack: Critical Edition presents both important historical scholarship and contemporary ecological ideas, offering a complete picture of the impact of wolves in Colorado.

The Wolf and the Watchman

The Wolf and the Watchman Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Niklas Natt och Dag
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501196790
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“It’s early to be pegging the year’s best books, but The Wolf and the Watchman, Niklas Natt och Dag’s stunning debut, is sure to be one of them.” —The Washington Post “What's better than an ornate period piece with style to spare? One that includes a murder mystery. Oh, and boy is it a riveting mystery....A bit of Patrick Süskind’s Perfume and a bit of Sherlock Holmes, this wolf has some bite to it.” —NPR “Reads like a season of ‘True Detective’...anchored by a powerful sense of place and a memorable cast of characters....You won’t soon forget it.” —USA TODAY Named Best Debut Novel of 2017 by the Swedish Academy of Crime Writers One morning in the autumn of 1793, watchman Mikel Cardell is awakened from his drunken slumber with reports of a body seen floating in the Larder, once a pristine lake on Stockholm’s Southern Isle, now a rancid bog. Efforts to identify the bizarrely mutilated corpse are entrusted to incorruptible lawyer Cecil Winge, who enlists Cardell’s help to solve the case. But time is short: Winge’s health is failing, the monarchy is in shambles, and whispered conspiracies and paranoia abound. Winge and Cardell become immersed in a brutal world of guttersnipes and thieves, mercenaries and madams. From a farmer’s son who is led down a treacherous path when he seeks his fortune in the capital to an orphan girl consigned to the workhouse by a pitiless parish priest, their gruesome investigation peels back layer upon layer of the city’s labyrinthine society. The rich and the poor, the pious and the fallen, the living and the dead—all collide and interconnect with the body pulled from the lake. Breathtakingly bold and intricately constructed, The Wolf and the Watchman brings to life the crowded streets, gilded palaces, and dark corners of late-eighteenth-century Stockholm, offering a startling vision of the crimes we commit in the name of justice, and the sacrifices we make in order to survive.

The Phantom Ship

The Phantom Ship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Frederick Marryat
Editor: Graphic Arts Books
ISBN: 1513294288
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The Phantom Ship (1839) is a novel by Frederick Marryat. Inspired by the legend of the Flying Dutchman, a fabled ghost ship doomed to sail the seas until the end of time, The Phantom Ship is a tale of adventure and Gothic horror from an author who served for decades in the British Royal Navy. Philip Vanderdecken had always feared this day would come. Raised by his mother in Terneuzen, he had grown accustomed to life without a father. During a voyage around the Cape of Good Hope, the elder Vanderdecken condemned himself to an eternity at the helm of the Flying Dutchman, a legendary vessel doomed to sail the seas without ever touching land. Now a young man, Philip is informed by his dying mother of the possibility of saving his father by letting his spirit rest. Terrified, he promises his mother to carry a relic of the Holy Cross across the globe until he can find the Flying Dutchman. He joins the Dutch East India Company and sets out at once on an adventure filled with romance, magic, and unimaginable horror. Poorly reviewed upon publication, The Phantom Ship has endured as a cult classic and continues to be adored by generations of loyal readers. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Frederick Marryat’s The Phantom Ship is a classic of British literature reimagined for modern readers.

The Mystery of the Mother Wolf

The Mystery of the Mother Wolf Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carolyn Keene
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743439597
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In a winter wonderland, Nancy takes a walk on the wild side! Nancy, Bess, and George are staying at a rustic lodge in Wyoming, looking forward to fun winter sports like skiing and dogsledding. But their vacation plunges into mystery when Rainbow, the lodge’s tame pet wolf, suddenly disappears, leaving her five newborn pups motherless. Then Nancy learns that the lodge owners are creating a wolf sanctuary on their land—and not everybody is happy. Was stealing Rainbow meant to be a warning? As Nancy investigates, her suspects include a hostile neighbor, a young wolf expert, and a handsome ranch hand. And if she’s not careful, someone in the white wilderness will snow her under for good!

Phantom Noise

Phantom Noise Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Brian Turner
Editor: Alice James Books
ISBN: 1938584155
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A soldier struggles to reintegrate, exploring the foundations of the psyche and how history instructs identity.

Forever

Forever Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545389402
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The thrilling conclusion to #1 bestselling Shiver trilogy from Maggie Stievater In Maggie Stiefvater's SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And love is harder and harder to hold on to as death comes closing in.

The Empathy Exams

The Empathy Exams Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leslie Jamison
Editor: Graywolf Press
ISBN: 1555970885
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From personal loss to phantom diseases, The Empathy Exams is a bold and brilliant collection, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize A Publishers Weekly Top Ten Essay Collection of Spring 2014 Beginning with her experience as a medical actor who was paid to act out symptoms for medical students to diagnose, Leslie Jamison's visceral and revealing essays ask essential questions about our basic understanding of others: How should we care about each other? How can we feel another's pain, especially when pain can be assumed, distorted, or performed? Is empathy a tool by which to test or even grade each other? By confronting pain—real and imagined, her own and others'—Jamison uncovers a personal and cultural urgency to feel. She draws from her own experiences of illness and bodily injury to engage in an exploration that extends far beyond her life, spanning wide-ranging territory—from poverty tourism to phantom diseases, street violence to reality television, illness to incarceration—in its search for a kind of sight shaped by humility and grace.

The Gilded Wolves

The Gilded Wolves Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roshani Chokshi
Editor: Wednesday Books
ISBN: 1250144566
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*AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* From New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi comes The Gilded Wolves, a novel set in Paris during a time of extraordinary change--one that is full of mystery, decadence, and dangerous desires... No one believes in them. But soon no one will forget them. It's 1889. The city is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. Here, no one keeps tabs on dark truths better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. When the elite, ever-powerful Order of Babel coerces him to help them on a mission, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance. To hunt down the ancient artifact the Order seeks, Séverin calls upon a band of unlikely experts: An engineer with a debt to pay. A historian banished from his home. A dancer with a sinister past. And a brother in arms if not blood. Together, they will join Séverin as he explores the dark, glittering heart of Paris. What they find might change the course of history--but only if they can stay alive.

Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring #4

Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring #4 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kate Leth
Editor: BOOM! Studios
ISBN: 168159207X
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After meeting the never-before-seen Doozer colony of Crystal Cave, the Fraggles may need a little more help to unclog the Everspring and bring water back to Fraggle Rock than they realized. But will Gobo and the gang be able to unite the two Doozer colonies and get the job done before it’s too late?

Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, Vol. 11

Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, Vol. 11 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yu Tomofuji
Editor: Yen Press LLC
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At the last possible moment, when Sariphi and her lo yal attendants have all but lost hop e facing the mighty Phantom Wolf King, Leonhart arrives just in time to defend b oth his queen and his throne . But can Leonhart liv e up to the name "coura geous heart" and save Sariphi? Or will Fenrir succeed in his revenge, and take b ack everything Leonhart has stolen from him...?!