Download e-book for iPad: A Texas Matchmaker by Andy Adams

By Andy Adams

ISBN-10: 1459016920

ISBN-13: 9781459016927

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By Keith R.A. DeCandido

ISBN-10: 0061435031

ISBN-13: 9780061435034

Twenty-two years in the past, Sam and Dean Winchester misplaced their mom to a mysterious and demonic supernatural strength. within the years after, their father, John, taught them concerning the paranormal evil that lives at the hours of darkness corners and at the again roads of the US . . . and he taught them the way to kill it.

Sam and Dean are headed for Key West, Florida, domestic to Hemingway, hurricanes, and an entire lot of demons. The tropical city has such a lot of ghouls at the unfastened that one in all its major moneymakers has lengthy been a sequence of ghost excursions. however the excursions are not any extra, no longer seeing that one of many courses was once discovered useless of an obvious middle assault . . . his face frozen in mid-scream. not anyone is familiar with what horrors he observed, however the Winchester brothers are approximately to determine.

Soon they are going to be face-to-face with the ghosts of the island's such a lot notorious citizens, demons with a hidden schedule, and a mysterious historical strength trying to find revenge. it is as much as Sam and Dean to avoid wasting the electorate of Key West . . . earlier than the attractive island is lowered to not anything greater than a pile of bones.

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By Mike Jameson

ISBN-10: 0425206750

ISBN-13: 9780425206751

ISBN-10: 078656055X

ISBN-13: 9780786560554

First in a brand new sequence that exhibits Deadwood because it particularly was--and could have been. Deadwood is the notorious and lawless cesspool the place a guy is as prone to strike it wealthy as he's to lose every thing. Now, the mythical Wild invoice Hickok--who has misplaced his eyesight yet can nonetheless locate trouble--and Calamity Jane, are coming to begin their very own mischief.

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By Stephanie Barron

The restorative strength of the sea brings Jane Austen and her loved brother Henry, to Brighton after Henry’s spouse is misplaced to an extended sickness. however the crowded, glittering inn is much from peaceable, particularly whilst the dead physique of a pretty younger society pass over is came upon within the bedchamber of none except George Gordon—otherwise referred to as Lord Byron. As a poet and a seducer of ladies, Byron has carved out a stunning attractiveness for himself—but nobody may ever accuse him of being able to homicide. Now it falls to Jane to pursue this perplexing research and notice simply how “mad, undesirable, and unsafe to understand” Byron really is. and she or he needs to accomplish that with out falling sufferer to the fascinating versifier’s mythical aura, lest she, too, turn into a cautionary instance for the a while.

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By Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

ISBN-10: 0141881755

ISBN-13: 9780141881751

This can be probably the most major and exciting Gothic novels of the Victorian interval and is loved this day as a contemporary mental mystery. In "Uncle Silas" (1864), Le Fanu mentioned to this point Mrs Radcliffe's past stories of advantage imprisoned and menaced through unscrupulous schemers. The narrator, Maud Ruthyn, is a 17 12 months previous orphan left within the care of her frightened uncle, Silas. with his boorish son and a sinister French governess, Silas plots to kill Maud and declare her fortune. the radical tested Le Fanu as a grasp of horror fiction.

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By Steven Womack

ISBN-10: 072786209X

ISBN-13: 9780727862099

Before everything, it was once simply examine . . . After a number of significantly acclaimed novels, Michael Schiftmann has but to make the type of residing he thinks due him; any type of dwelling in any respect, in reality. His novels were defined as literate and multi-layered, yet as Michael is aware all too good, literate does not promote. One drunken, depressed evening, it involves him. Readers wish glitz and violence he will supply it to them. he will create a sequence of novels that includes the boldest, coldest serial killer ever imagined. he will get contained in the murderer's head in methods no author has ever performed. each emotion, each sensation, each scrumptious second may be captured at the web page. yet to do that, he will need to become aware of for himself what it appears like to really kill an individual. And what Michael Schiftmann discovers is that homicide feels solid.

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