Black City Demon

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ISBN: 9781633882768
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Number of pages: 340
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Demon in PDF and EPUB Since he became the guardian of the Gate between our world and Feirie sixteen hundred years ago, Nick Medea, once Saint George, has battled to keep the darkest Feirie--the Wyld--from invading the mortal plane. With the dragon an unwilling part of him, Nick maintains balance between realms, often at great cost to him and those nearest to him. Nick and his ragtag confederates--including the shape-shifter Fetch and Nick's reincarnated love, Claryce--have battled the Wyld, but mortals as sinister as the darkest Feirie. Now, with Prohibition in full swing and bootlegger wars embattling Chicago, a murderous evil born of the mortal world has turned its attention to the power of the Gate...and Nick himself. Nick must turn again to his most untrustworthy ally: the dragon within. Yet even together they may not be enough to face what was once a man...but is now a creature even dragons may fear. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Black City Demon

Filename: black-city-demon.pdf
ISBN: 9781633882751
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 363
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Demon in PDF and EPUB "A historical urban fantasy set in Prohibition Chicago which combines action, mystery, and romance against a backdrop of gangland wars beset by threat of supernatural horror"--


Black City Demon

Filename: black-city-demon.pdf
ISBN: 9781633882751
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 363
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Demon in PDF and EPUB "A historical urban fantasy set in Prohibition Chicago which combines action, mystery, and romance against a backdrop of gangland wars beset by threat of supernatural horror"--


Demon Bound

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ISBN: 1429969202
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Number of pages: 352
Author: Caitlin Kittredge
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

Download and read online Demon Bound in PDF and EPUB Thirteen years ago, Jack Winter lay dying in a graveyard. Jack called upon a demon and traded his soul for his life... and now the demon is back to collect its due. But Jack has finally found something to live for. Her name is Pete Caldecott, and because of her, Jack's not going to Hell without a fight. Pete doesn't know about Jack's bargain, but she does know that something bigger and far more dangerous than Jack's demon is growing in the Black. Old gods are stirring and spirits are rising--and Jack doesn't stand a chance of stopping them without Pete's help.


Black City Saint

Filename: black-city-saint.pdf
ISBN: 9781633881372
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Number of pages: 390
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Saint in PDF and EPUB For more than sixteen hundred years, Nick Medea has followed and guarded the Gate that keeps the mortal realm and that of Feirie separate, seeking in vain absolution for the fatal errors he made when he slew the dragon. All that while, he has tried and failed to keep the woman he loves from dying over and over. Yet in the fifty years since the Night the Dragon Breathed over the city of Chicago, the Gate has not only remained fixed, but open to the trespasses of the Wyld, the darkest of the Feiriefolk. Not only does that mean an evil resurrected from Nick’s own past, but the reincarnation of his lost Cleolinda, a reincarnation destined once more to die. Nick must turn inward to that which he distrusts the most: the Dragon, the beast he slew when he was still only Saint George. He must turn to the monster residing in him, now a part of him...but ever seeking escape. The gang war brewing between Prohibition bootleggers may be the least of his concerns. If Nick cannot prevent an old evil from opening the way between realms...then not only might Chicago face a fate worse than the Great Fire, but so will the rest of the mortal realm. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Black City

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ISBN: 9781101619544
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Number of pages: 288
Author: Christina Henry
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Black City in PDF and EPUB Former Agent of death Madeline Black may have been stripped of her wings—but she hasn’t lost her purpose… When Maddy finally killed her father, Azazel, she thought his depraved experiment died with him. But now Chicago has been infested with vampires immune to the effects of the sun, and the bloodbath is worse than she could have ever imagined. While the Agency refuses to interfere with other supernatural courts, Maddy is determined to do everything within her power to save her city—wings or no wings. But when the leader of the vampires requests that she turn herself in or risk more deaths, Maddy becomes a target for the very people she’s trying to save. Left with no other choice, she turns to Lucifer, the one creature who has the power to help her. But her grandfather’s aid has always come at a price…


Little Demon in the City of Light

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ISBN: 9780385536042
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Number of pages: 352
Author: Steven Levingston
Publisher: Anchor

Download and read online Little Demon in the City of Light in PDF and EPUB A delicious true crime account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world. In 1889, the gruesome murder of a lascivious court official at the hands of a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress launched the trial of the century. When Toussaint-Augustin Gouffé entered 3, rue Tronson du Coudray, expecting a delightful assignation with the comely Gabrielle Bompard, he was instead murdered by Gabrielle and her lover, Michel Eyraud. An international manhunt chased the infamous couple from Paris to America’s West Coast, culminating in a sensational trial that investigated the power of hypnosis to possess, control, and even kill. As the inquiry into the guilt or innocence of the woman the French tabloids dubbed the “Little Demon” intensified, the most respected minds in France vehemently debated: Was Gabrielle Bompard the pawn of her mesmerizing lover or simply a coldly calculating murderess capable of killing a man in cold blood?


Black City

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ISBN: 9781101591239
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Number of pages: 400
Author: Elizabeth Richards
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Black City in PDF and EPUB A dark and tender post-apocalyptic love story set in the aftermath of a bloody war In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable--they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash's long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they're caught, they'll be executed--but their feelings are too strong. When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.


Demon City Shinjuku

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ISBN: 9781569702086
Release Date: 2011-10
Number of pages: 417
Author: Hideyuki Kikuchi
Publisher: Digital Manga, Inc.

Download and read online Demon City Shinjuku in PDF and EPUB Kyoya Izayoi is no ordinary high school student -- he's one of the few trained in the martial art of Nenpo, and wields a sword known as "Ashura." Little does he know, the walls between this world and the world of the spirits are getting thinner by day... and when the fault line separating these two worlds collapses, the city of Shinjuku is about to face the most devastating horror the human world has ever known. Kyoya is waiting -- can he stop a world of demons...?


Pit Bull

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ISBN: 9780307961778
Release Date: 2016-05-10
Number of pages: 352
Author: Bronwen Dickey
Publisher: Vintage

Download and read online Pit Bull in PDF and EPUB The hugely illuminating story of how a popular breed of dog became the most demonized and supposedly the most dangerous of dogs—and what role humans have played in the transformation. When Bronwen Dickey brought her new dog home, she saw no traces of the infamous viciousness in her affectionate, timid pit bull. Which made her wonder: How had the breed—beloved by Teddy Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and Hollywood’s “Little Rascals”—come to be known as a brutal fighter? Her search for answers takes her from nineteenth-century New York City dogfighting pits—the cruelty of which drew the attention of the recently formed ASPCA—to early twentieth‑century movie sets, where pit bulls cavorted with Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton; from the battlefields of Gettysburg and the Marne, where pit bulls earned presidential recognition, to desolate urban neighborhoods where the dogs were loved, prized—and sometimes brutalized. Whether through love or fear, hatred or devotion, humans are bound to the history of the pit bull. With unfailing thoughtfulness, compassion, and a firm grasp of scientific fact, Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans’ relationship with their dogs. From the Hardcover edition.


Daemon s Mark

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ISBN: 1429928131
Release Date: 2010-05-25
Number of pages: 352
Author: Caitlin Kittredge
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

Download and read online Daemon s Mark in PDF and EPUB When the Dubois investigation turns up an unexpected connection to the Russian mob, Luna finds herself heading down a terrifying path of no return. Soon she is held captive by the very evil she hunts—one that reaches far across the borders of Nocturne City to the seedy brothels of Europe and beyond. Now, with street smarts, seduction, and a sixth-sense for danger as her only weapons, Luna will enlist the help of her former lover Dmitri—who has his own reasons for bringing down this crime ring—and risk it all in the ultimate showdown.


The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

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ISBN: 9781438131917
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 321
Author: Rosemary Guiley
Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Download and read online The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology in PDF and EPUB Explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. Includes numerous entries documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present.


Demon in My View

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ISBN: 9780307483720
Release Date: 2008-12-18
Number of pages: 192
Author: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Download and read online Demon in My View in PDF and EPUB Jessica isn't your average teenager. Though nobody at her high school knows it, she's a published author. Her vampire novel Tiger, Tiger has just come out under the pen name Ash Night. Jessica often wishes she felt as comfortable with her classmates as she does among the vampires and witches of her fiction. She has always been treated as an outsider at Ramsa High. But two new students have just arrived in Ramsa, and both want Jessica's attention. She has no patience with overly friendly Caryn, but she's instantly drawn to handsome Alex, a cocky, mysterious boy who seems surprisingly familiar. If she didn't know better, she'd think Aubrey, the alluring villain from Tiger, Tiger had just sprung to life. That's impossible, of course; Aubrey is a figment of her imagination. Or is he? Nail-bitingly suspenseful, here is the deliciously eerie follow-up to In the Forests of the Night, by the remarkable fifteen-year-old novelist Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. From the Hardcover edition.


Demon Dentist

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ISBN: 9780062417060
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Number of pages: 464
Author: David Walliams
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online Demon Dentist in PDF and EPUB The UK's #1 bestselling children's author, David Walliams, hailed as "the heir to Roald Dahl" by the Spectator, bursts onto the American market with Demon Dentist—and this is one dentist appointment you don't want to miss. Something strange is happening in Alfie's town. Instead of shiny coins from the tooth fairy, kids are waking up to dead slugs, live spiders, and other icky, terrible things under their pillows. Who would do something so horrific? Alfie is sure that Miss Root, the new dentist in town, is behind it all. There's nothing Alfie hates more than going to the dentist, but to solve this mystery, he may have to book a dreaded appointment. . . .


Gods demons and symbols of ancient Mesopotamia

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ISBN: UOM:39015052942128
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 192
Author: Jeremy A. Black
Publisher:

Download and read online Gods demons and symbols of ancient Mesopotamia in PDF and EPUB Ancient Mesopotamia was a rich, varied and highly complex culture whose achievements included the invention of writing and the development of sophisticated urban society. This book offers an introductory guide to the beliefs and customs of the ancient Mesopotamians, as revealed in their art and their writings between about 3000 B.C. and the advent of the Christian era. Gods, goddesses, demons, monsters, magic, myths, religious symbolism, ritual, and the spiritual world are all discussed in alphabetical entries ranging from short accounts to extended essays. Names are given in both their Sumerian and Akkadian forms, and all entries are fully cross-referenced. A useful introduction provides historical and geographical background and describes the sources of our knowledge about the religion, mythology and magic of "the cradle of civilisation."