Download E-books The Evil Seed PDF

By Joanne Harris

Whatever within me recollects and won't forget...

When Alice Farrell is interested in Grantchester churchyard and reads the unusual inscription on Rosemary Virginia Ashley's headstone, she feels oddly disturbed. And whilst former boyfriend Joe returns to Cambridge together with his new female friend Ginny, Alice is repelled by means of the airy, lavender-eyed attractiveness - and is bound of her evil. Then Alice reveals an previous diary in Ginny's room and reads the tale of Daniel Holmes, who lived in Cambridge 40 years prior, and fell lower than the deadly spell of Rosemary Ashley. because the tales intertwine, Alice's suspicions approximately Ginny elevate - until eventually the prior meets found in a terrifying climax.

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By Carol Snow

Madison Sabatini concept she knew who she was once: an almost-sophomore with a brilliant destiny. the latest photographer on her tuition paper. A shopaholic with nice hair and a wonderful dresser. Then, in a flash, every little thing changed.

Now she's caught in Sandyland, a dark seashore city in the midst of nowhere, dwelling along with her mom and dad in a crappy resort "suite." rather than spending the summer season together with her acquaintances at domestic, she's putting out with pink-haired Delilah, an artist who works in a store referred to as Psychic picture, and a skater boy named Duncan who is totally no longer her variety. other than, might be he's . . .

Determined to make the easiest of items, Madison throws herself into her one ardour: images. but if unusual figures commence showing in her pictures—people who were not there whilst she snapped the pictures, those who find themselves later said dead—she starts to question every little thing approximately who she is . . . and who she needs she may well be.

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Download E-books Ghost Stories of British Columbia (The Ghost Stories Series) PDF

By Jo-Anne Christensen

It has been known as Canada’s such a lot haunted province.

While this sort of declare is very unlikely to end up, British Columbia does abound with stories of the supernatural. Ghost tales of British Columbia is a accomplished selection of those stories, drawing from the province’s background, its documents, and its people.

There are ghosts from the far away prior, and ghosts from the current day. Legends which are widely used to many, and debts that, so far, have merely been heard via a couple of. Shady apparitions from the sea coast, the inner, and the remoted north. and every tale is a real account of someone’s event with a ghost.

In Burnaby, a tender baby is many times steered by way of spectral viewers to persist with them again "to the opposite side."

The committed writer of the Surrey chief returns to examine at the new factor - weeks after his death.

The photo of a screaming younger girl haunts a grove of trees in Beacon Hill Park - years sooner than a girl matching the picture is murdered there.

Barkerville - a city designed to deliver the heritage of the gold rush to existence - actually hosts the "spirit" of the past.

Victoria honours its British previous - with of its personal haunted castles.

In Creston - an eccentric stonemason’s spirit occupies the bizarre domestic he as soon as deliberate to be buried in.

They are the mysteries, the unexplained, the eerie, and notable tales intended to learn via campfire or candlelight.

They are the genuine ghost tales of British Columbia, and so they look forward to you in those pages.

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Download E-books The Body-Snatcher and Other Classic Ghost Stories PDF

By Michael Kelahan

There's a lifestyles past the grave in contrast to the lives we are living, and its ghostly personality has encouraged a number of the ghastliest stories of terror dedicated to paper. The Body-Snatcher and different vintage Ghost tales collects twenty-eight stories of ghosts and hauntings that rank as probably the most scary fiction written some time past centuries. Drawn from a wealthy history of horror tales that span the yank and ecu continents, its contents provide form to that almost all ephemeral form—the ghost that lies in look forward to the dwelling, and that manifests to us in our so much susceptible moments.

Selections include:

"The Body-Snatcher" via Robert Louis Stevenson
"The higher Berth" through F. Marion Crawford
" 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad' " through M.R. James
"The Beckoning reasonable One" via Oliver Onions
"The Clock" via William Fryer Harvey
"In the Vault" via H.P. Lovecraft

Though sometimes invisible, and sometimes intangible, the ghosts in those stories are faraway from insubstantial. They end up past a shadow of a doubt that what you can't see can scare you.

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Download E-books The Secret of Ka PDF

By Christopher Pike

A riveting fable from the mind's eye of New York instances best-selling writer Christopher Pike.

On holiday in Istanbul, Sara reveals a flying carpet that cleverly drags her to the mysterious Island of the Djinn—or genies. through her aspect is Amesh, a adorable man she has a weigh down on yet doesn’t but belief. whilst Amesh learns the key of invoking djinn, he loses regulate. He swears he’ll name upon just one djinn and make one want. The plan sounds secure adequate. yet neither Sara nor Amesh is any fit for the monster that that swells prior to them . . .

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Download E-books Colder Than Hell (The Dead Man, Book 16) PDF

By Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, Anthony Neil Smith

At the street to Fargo, North Dakota, Matt Cahill is trapped in a hellacious snowfall on a frozen, traffic-choked interstate. He's stalked by way of an escaped assassin and the guards who have been transporting him--all of them probably possessed by way of a mutant virus that spreads fast one of the others trapped of their autos, turning every person into crazed zombies. Matt struggles with a small band of survivors to discover the resource of the awful plague earlier than it claims all of them. the chances are opposed to any of them surviving the night....and that comes with Mr. Dark.

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Download E-books Serpent's Storm (A Calliope Reaper-Jones Novel) PDF

By Amber Benson

Calliope simply desires to make it massive within the ny like all different operating lady. yet Callie can be Death's Daughter, irrespective of how a lot she attempts to stick out of the relatives company. And now her older sister has made a care for the satan himself to have interaction in a adverse takeover of either demise Inc. and Heaven-once they get Callie out of how.

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Download E-books The Sweet Far Thing (Gemma Doyle, Book 3) PDF

By Libba Bray

* “A large paintings of big ambition.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred

It has been a 12 months of swap given that Gemma Doyle arrived on the foreboding Spence Academy. Her mom murdered, her father alaudanum addict, Gemma has depended on an unsuspected power and has found a capability to go back and forth to an enchanted international known as the geographical regions, the place darkish magic runs wild. regardless of yes peril, Gemma has certain the magic to herself and solid not going new alliances. Now, as Gemma methods her London debut, the time has come to check those bonds.

The Order—the mysterious staff her mom used to be half of—is grappling for regulate of the geographical regions, as is the Rakshana. Spence's burned East Wing is being rebuilt, yet why now? Gemma and her neighbors see Pippa, yet she isn't the related. And their friendship faces its gravest trial as Gemma needs to make a decision as soon as and for all what function she is intended for.

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Download E-books The Devil in Silver: A Novel PDF

By Victor LaValle

NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr BY
The long island instances ebook assessment • The Washington put up • Publishers Weekly

New Hyde Hospital’s psychiatric ward has a brand new resident. It additionally has a really, very previous one.
 
Pepper is a rambunctious tremendous guy, minor-league troublemaker, working-class hero (in his personal mind), and, by surprise, the shocked inmate of a budget-strapped psychological establishment in Queens, manhattan. He’s now not mentally ailing, yet that doesn’t appear to subject. he's accused of against the law he can’t really sq. together with his reminiscence. within the darkness of his room on his first evening, he’s visited through a terrifying creature with the physique of an previous guy and the top of a bison who approximately kills him ahead of being hustled away by way of the health center employees. It’s no myth: the opposite sufferers be sure hungry satan roams the hallways while the sunlight is going down. Pepper rallies 3 different inmates in a plot to struggle again: Dorry, an octogenarian schizophrenic who’s been at the ward for many years and understands all its secrets and techniques; espresso, an African immigrant with serious OCD, who attempts desperately to ship alarms to the skin international; and Loochie, a bipolar teenage lady who acts because the group’s enforcer. combating the pill-pushing employees, each other, and their very own minds, they fight to kill the monster that’s stalking them. yet can the satan die?
 
The satan in Silver brilliantly brings jointly the compelling topics that spark all of Victor LaValle’s radiant fiction: religion, race, classification, insanity, and our dating with the unseen and the uncanny. greater than that, it’s a thrillingly suspenseful paintings of literary horror approximately friendship, love, and the braveness to slay our personal demons.

Praise for The satan in Silver
 
“A fearless exploration of America’s center of darkness . . . a dizzying high-wire act.”—The Washington Post
 
“LaValle by no means writes a similar e-book and his fresh is a stunner. . . . Fantastical, hellish and hilarious.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“It’s just too bighearted, too mild, too kind, too culturally observant and too idiosyncratic to squash into the small cabinet of anyone style, or maybe two.”—The manhattan instances booklet Review
 
“Embeds a sophisticated critique of latest America’s inhumane remedy of insanity in a fast paced tale that's via turns scary, suspenseful, and comic.”—The Boston Globe
 
“LaValle makes use of the thrills of horror to attract awareness to well timed issues. And he does so with no sucking the enjoyment out of the style. . . . A striking and original American novelist.”—The New Republic

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download E-books Supernatural: Writings on an Unknown History PDF

By Richard Smoley

This gem-like, concise anthology offers considerate individuals with either an advent to the mystical and a cause to take a clean examine it.

 Nostradamus...channeling...Atlantis...divination. so much critical humans contemplate such themes nonsense. yet glance back. Writing with highbrow verve and a deeply severe brain, non secular philosopher Richard Smoley explores and reconsiders the supernatural in heritage and today.

We are frequently conditioned to think about the Judeo-Christian culture because the merely legitimate, traditionally actual, and rational non secular philosophy. Occultism, magic, and the esoteric are, in contrast, thought of illegitimate, delusional, and missing in intrinsic worthy. Supernatural challenges this prejudice, revealing that Western occult traditions are richer and extra traditionally impactful than so much folks think. The ebook finds hidden diamonds and missed rules that represent the mystical culture within the West.

For any reader, at any point of expertise, who has ever been concerned with an arcane topic – from psychical powers to mystery societies – here's a publication that offers a whole but specified, severe, but critical, and continually respectful account of issues from the unseen international. Supernatural is a superb primer to the occult and magical traditions of the West.

Praise for RICHARD SMOLEY

“I have a status rule: I learn whatever Richard Smoley writes.” —Larry Dossey, M.D.

“Smoley . . . is adept at unknotting the paradoxes of non secular traditions and making new connections throughout centuries and languages.” —Library Journal

“He is likely one of the liveliest, so much intrepid, and so much talented explorers of the non secular panorama writing today.”

—Ptolemy Tompkins, writer of Paradise Fever

 

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