Black City Saint

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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 Demon

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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"--


City of Saints Thieves

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ISBN: 9780399547607
Release Date: 2017-01-24
Number of pages: 432
Author: Natalie C. Anderson
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online City of Saints Thieves in PDF and EPUB The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo meets Gone Girl in this enthralling murder mystery set in Kenya. In the shadows of Sangui City, there lives a girl who doesn't exist. After fleeing the Congo as refugees, Tina and her mother arrived in Kenya looking for the chance to build a new life and home. Her mother quickly found work as a maid for a prominent family, headed by Roland Greyhill, one of the city’s most respected business leaders. But Tina soon learns that the Greyhill fortune was made from a life of corruption and crime. So when her mother is found shot to death in Mr. Greyhill's personal study, she knows exactly who’s behind it. With revenge always on her mind, Tina spends the next four years surviving on the streets alone, working as a master thief for the Goondas, Sangui City’s local gang. It’s a job for the Goondas that finally brings Tina back to the Greyhill estate, giving her the chance for vengeance she’s been waiting for. But as soon as she steps inside the lavish home, she’s overtaken by the pain of old wounds and the pull of past friendships, setting into motion a dangerous cascade of events that could, at any moment, cost Tina her life. But finally uncovering the incredible truth about who killed her mother—and why—keeps her holding on in this fast-paced nail-biting thriller. From the Hardcover edition.


Murder in Saint Germain

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ISBN: 9781616957711
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Number of pages: 336
Author: Cara Black
Publisher: Soho Press

Download and read online Murder in Saint Germain in PDF and EPUB Paris, July 1999: Private investigator Aimée Leduc is walking through Saint-Germain when she is accosted by Suzanne Lesage, a Brigade Criminelle agent on an elite counterterrorism squad. Suzanne has just returned from the former Yugoslavia, where she was hunting down dangerous war criminals for the Hague. Back in Paris, Suzanne is convinced she’s being stalked by a ghost—a Serbian warlord her team took down. She’s suffering from PTSD and her boss thinks she’s imagining things. She begs Aimée to investigate—is it possible Mirko Vladić could be alive and in Paris with a blood vendetta? Aimée is already working on a huge case; plus, she’s got an eight-month-old baby to take care of. But she can’t say no to Suzanne, whom she owes a big favor. Aimée chases the few leads she has, and all evidence confirms Mirko Vladić is dead. It seems that Suzanne is in fact paranoid, perhaps losing her mind—until Suzanne’s team begins to die in a series of strange, tragic accidents. Are these just coincidences? Or are things not what they seem?


The Camp of the Saints

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ISBN: 1881780074
Release Date: 1994-12-01
Number of pages: 316
Author: Jean Raspail
Publisher:

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Saint

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ISBN: 9781595543677
Release Date: 2008-04-08
Number of pages: 432
Author: Ted Dekker
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

Download and read online Saint in PDF and EPUB When, after being kidnapped, his memory is erased by intense training and torture, assassin Carl, who is gifted with telekinetic abilities, is given a new set of memories that transform him into a killer with an extraordinary mission.


Kinloch

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ISBN: 0738507776
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 128
Author: John Aaron Wright
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online Kinloch in PDF and EPUB Located just outside of St. Louis, Kinloch was once a community locked off from the rest of the area by natural and man-made barriers. In spite of a lack of financial resources, it once provided its residents with a school district, city hall, post office, business district, and recreational facilities. Residents will recognize Dunbar Elementary, the oldest school for blacks in St. Louis County, Holy Angels, the oldest continuing black parish in the St. Louis Archdiocese, as well as former residents Congresswoman Maxine Waters and political activist Dick Gregory. Eventually, due to insufficient revenue, this once thriving community fell into decline, and is now struggling to keep its small town values and ideals alive.


Black Detroit

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ISBN: 9780062346643
Release Date: 2017-06-06
Number of pages: 432
Author: Herb Boyd
Publisher: HarperCollins

Download and read online Black Detroit in PDF and EPUB The author of Baldwin’s Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit—a blend of memoir, love letter, history, and clear-eyed reportage that explores the city’s past, present, and future and its significance to the African American legacy and the nation’s fabric. Herb Boyd moved to Detroit in 1943, as race riots were engulfing the city. Though he did not grasp their full significance at the time, this critical moment would be one of many he witnessed that would mold his political activism and exposed a city restless for change. In Black Detroit, he reflects on his life and this landmark place, in search of understand why Detroit is a special place for black people. Boyd reveals how Black Detroiters were prominent in the city’s historic, groundbreaking union movement and—when given an opportunity—were among the tireless workers who made the automobile industry the center of American industry. Well paying jobs on assembly lines allowed working class Black Detroiters to ascend to the middle class and achieve financial stability, an accomplishment not often attainable in other industries. Boyd makes clear that while many of these middle-class jobs have disappeared, decimating the population and hitting blacks hardest, Detroit survives thanks to the emergence of companies such as Shinola—which represent the strength of the Motor City and and its continued importance to the country. He also brings into focus the major figures who have defined and shaped Detroit, including William Lambert, the great abolitionist, Berry Gordy, the founder of Motown, Coleman Young, the city’s first black mayor, diva songstress Aretha Franklin, Malcolm X, and Ralphe Bunche, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. With a stunning eye for detail and passion for Detroit, Boyd celebrates the music, manufacturing, politics, and culture that make it an American original.


The Immortal Crown

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ISBN: 1629720259
Release Date: 2016-05-03
Number of pages: 544
Author: Kieth Merrill
Publisher: Shadow Mountain

Download and read online The Immortal Crown in PDF and EPUB The legendary sixteen stones once touched by the hand of the god Oum'ilah will grant immortality and supreme power to whoever can gather them and place them in the rightful crown.


St Louis

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ISBN: 0738533629
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 128
Author: John Aaron Wright
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Download and read online St Louis in PDF and EPUB Since the founding of St. Louis, African Americans have lived in communities throughout the area. Although St. Louis' 1916 "Segregation of the Negro Ordinance" was ruled unconstitutional, African Americans were restricted to certain areas through real estate practices such as steering and red lining. Through legal efforts in the court cases of Shelley v. Kraemer in 1948, Jones v. Mayer in 1978, and others, more housing options became available and the population dispersed. Many of the communities began to decline, disappear, or experience urban renewal.


Grimdark Magazine Issue 12

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ISBN: 9780648010593
Release Date: 2017-07-01
Number of pages:
Author: Richard Byers
Publisher: Grimdark Magazine

Download and read online Grimdark Magazine Issue 12 in PDF and EPUB Grimdark Magazine presents the darker, grittier side of fantasy and science fiction. Each quarterly issue features established and new authors to take you through their hard-bitten worlds alongside articles, reviews and interviews. Our stories are grim, our worlds are dark and our morally grey protagonists and anti-heroes light the way with bloody stories of war, betrayal and action.FICTION- Red Glass by Anna Smith-Spark (Empires of Dust short story)- A Ring to Rule them All by Luke Scull (A Grim Company short story)- Peddler by William StitelerNON-FICTON- Brainstorming and Plotting by Aliette de Bodard- An interview with Richard A. Knaak- An interview with Michael J. Sullivan- An interview with Richard Lee Byers- Review of Swarm and Steel by Michael R. Fletcher- Review of Faithless by Graham Austin-King


The Saint of Dragons

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ISBN: 9780061997310
Release Date: 2010-01-26
Number of pages: 400
Author: Jason Hightman
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online The Saint of Dragons in PDF and EPUB The ancient dragons -- of the time of the legendary Saint George and earlier -- have never disappeared entirely. Instead, they've moved undercover -- and into human society. Now one lonely schoolboy is about to learn where the dragons have gone ... Educated at boarding schools, Simon St. George has never met his parents. When a ragged-looking man shows up claiming to be his father, Simon is skeptical, and when the man kidnaps him, he's indignant to say the least. Then the man claims to be a descendant of England's Saint George and a career dragon fighter. Why should Simon believe any of this nonsense? But what if the man is telling the truth? What if the dragons know he's out there? Rich with the dragon lore of legend, the saint of dragons continues and enlarges on the tale of the centuries-old conflict between dragons and humans that rages even today.


Saint Louis Armstrong Beach

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ISBN: 9781101547700
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Number of pages: 160
Author: Brenda Woods
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Saint Louis Armstrong Beach in PDF and EPUB The gripping story of a boy, a dog and a hurricane Saint is a boy with confidence as big as his name is long. A budding musician, he earns money playing clarinet for the New Orleans tourists. His best friend is a stray dog named Shadow, and it's because of Shadow that Saint's still in town when Hurricane Katrina hits. Saint's not worried about the hurricane at first--he plans to live to be a hundred just to defy his palm-reader friend Jupi, who told him he had a short life line. But now the city has been ordered to evacuate and Saint won't leave without Shadow. His search brings him to his elderly neighbor's home and the three of them flee to her attic when the waters rise. But when Miz Moran's medication runs out, it's up to Saint to save her life--and his beloved Shadow's.


City of Thieves

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ISBN: 9781848943971
Release Date: 2009-10-15
Number of pages: 300
Author: David Benioff
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online City of Thieves in PDF and EPUB From the writer of the award-winning Game of Thrones series for HBO based on the books of George R. R. Martin. Four months into the siege of Leningrad, the city is starving. Seventeen-year-old Lev fears for his life when he is arrested for looting the body of a dead German paratrooper, while his charismatic cellmate, Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested for desertion, seems bizarrely unafraid. Dawn brings, instead of an execution squad, an impossible challenge. Lev and Kolya can find a dozen eggs for an NKVD colonel to use for his daughter's wedding cake, and live. Or fail, and die. In the depths of the coldest winter in history, through a city cut off from all supplies and suffering appalling deprivation, man and boy embark on an absurd hunt. Their search will take them through desolate, lawles Leningrad and the devastated countryside surrounding it, in the captivating journey of two men trying to survive against desperate odds.


City of Saints and Madmen

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ISBN: 9780307417923
Release Date: 2007-12-18
Number of pages: 704
Author: Jeff Vandermeer
Publisher: Spectra

Download and read online City of Saints and Madmen in PDF and EPUB In City of Saints and Madmen, Jeff VanderMeer has reinvented the literature of the fantastic. You hold in your hands an invitation to a place unlike any you’ve ever visited–an invitation delivered by one of our most audacious and astonishing literary magicians. City of elegance and squalor. Of religious fervor and wanton lusts. And everywhere, on the walls of courtyards and churches, an incandescent fungus of mysterious and ominous origin. In Ambergris, a would-be suitor discovers that a sunlit street can become a killing ground in the blink of an eye. An artist receives an invitation to a beheading–and finds himself enchanted. And a patient in a mental institution is convinced he’s made up a city called Ambergris, imagined its every last detail, and that he’s really from a place called Chicago.… By turns sensuous and terrifying, filled with exotica and eroticism, this interwoven collection of stories, histories, and “eyewitness” reports invokes a universe within a puzzlebox where you can lose–and find–yourself again. From the Trade Paperback edition.