Anomaly

Author: Michael S. Booker
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ISBN: 9781521071335
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Book Two of the Shadow Series It has been five years since Nathan Grayson has last encountered his very powerful, sociopathic, older brother, Caleb. Nathan has constantly feared the day when he and his brother would meet again, knowing that their reunion would result in violent chaos. His boyfriend, Blake, and good friend Justin, are aware of Caleb's existence, but they are clueless to the sinister madness within Caleb that has driven Nathan to a state of constant paranoia from a very young age. One night, Nathan receives a frightening premonition that Caleb has come to town, in pursuit of him. In an effort to protect himself and his friends, Nathan is forced to devise a plan that will stop his brother for good, but his efforts triggers suspicions within Blake and Justin, as to why Nathan is so terrified of his older brother. Furthermore, Blake and Justin discover that when it comes to his psychic abilities, Nathan is much more powerful than he has originally led them to believe, causing his friends to doubt if Nathan can fully be trusted, and if Nathan himself is the one they should fear.

Slight And Shadow

Author: Shae Ford
Publisher: Shae Ford
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Winter has finally broken its hold over the Kingdom — but as the snows melt, trouble springs up in its place. A dark cloud hangs over Midlan: the army has retreated behind its high walls, not a word slips out from between its gates. And rumors swirl that the King has gone mad. Kael knows nothing of this: his sights are on the plains. But with his horrible luck following him wherever he goes, it doesn’t take long for his plan to unravel. He finds himself trapped in Gilderick's clutches and forced to work as a slave, laboring alongside the giants — who don’t exactly welcome him. In fact, he begins to suspect that some would rather see him dead. If Kael is going to have any chance to survive, he’ll have to come up with a new plan — and quickly. Meanwhile, Kyleigh finds herself locked in a sprint across the desert. Time presses against her: there is a force gathered in Whitebone that threatens to undo everything, should it reach the plains. But her pride blinds her to the dangers, and it isn't long before she and her companions are lost among the towering dunes. The strange magic of the sun drains their strength, misfortune nips at their heels, but they are determined to save their friends. And so they'll brave the desert's every peril — be it storms or cave trolls … or flesh-eating worms.

Improper Modernism

Author: Daniela Caselli
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754652007
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Daniela Caselli raises timely questions about Djuna Barnes, biography and feminist criticism, identity and authority, and modernist canon formation and tackles a central issue in Barnes: intertextuality. Caselli shows that throughout Barnes's corpus, the repetition of texts, by other authors (from Blake to Middleton) and by Barnes herself, forces us to rethink the relationship between authority and gender in modernism.

Moon Shadow Series Boxed Set 1 3

Author: Maria Schneider
Publisher: Maria E Schneider
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The Moon Shadow Series Boxed Set contains the first three novels in the urban fantasy series: Under Witch Moon, Under Witch Aura, Under Witch Curse. Under Witch Moon: When dead bodies start turning up Adriel has no choice but to talk to White Feather, an undercover cop. Unfortunately, Adriel is a witch and White Feather isn't convinced she's innocent of wrongdoing. She's going to have to talk fast--and set spells even faster if she expects to survive. Under Witch Aura: There’s an ill wind blowing, and it’s touching every witch Adriel knows, including White Feather, who is far more important to Adriel than just any warlock. Adriel will do what she must to keep those she loves safe, but if she lures the enemy away, will she be able to save herself? Her only hope is to use earth magic to hide from the very air she breathes as she hunts down an untenable evil. Under Witch Curse: Zandy, the wily coyote, is back in town, and he’s out for blood. Someone had better find him fast because the body count is rising. With White Feather to help, Adriel expects life to get easier, but the relationship comes with surprises. This time, Adriel might just need more than solid ground beneath her feet and the wind at her back.

Shadows In Flight

Author: Orson Scott Card
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466801565
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Ender's Shadow explores the stars in this all-new novel... At the end of Shadow of the Giant, Bean flees to the stars with three of his children--the three who share the engineered genes that gave him both hyper-intelligence and a short, cruel physical life. The time dilation granted by the speed of their travel gives Earth's scientists generations to seek a cure, to no avail. In time, they are forgotten--a fading ansible signal speaking of events lost to Earth's history. But the Delphikis are about to make a discovery that will let them save themselves, and perhaps all of humanity in days to come. For there in space before them lies a derelict Formic colony ship. Aboard it, they will find both death and wonders--the life support that is failing on their own ship, room to grow, and labs in which to explore their own genetic anomaly and the mysterious disease that killed the ship's colony. Shadows in Flight is the fifth novel in Orson Scott Card's Shadow Series. THE ENDER UNIVERSE Ender series Ender’s Game / Ender in Exile / Speaker for the Dead / Xenocide / Children of the Mind Ender’s Shadow series Ender’s Shadow / Shadow of the Hegemon / Shadow Puppets / Shadow of the Giant / Shadows in Flight Children of the Fleet The First Formic War (with Aaron Johnston) Earth Unaware / Earth Afire / Earth Awakens The Second Formic War (with Aaron Johnston) The Swarm /The Hive Ender novellas A War of Gifts /First Meetings At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Anomaly Series Box Set

Author: Anna Hackett
Publisher: Anna Hackett
ISBN: 0987374044
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Step into the action-filled, suspenseful world of the anomalies, where some humans are gifted with extraordinary psychic powers. Time Thieves, Mind Raiders and Soul Stealers are in a battle of survival against the crime lords and secret government agencies hunting them for their abilities. Welcome to a world where these anomalies risk everything to survive...and risk it all to fall in love. Includes four novellas: Time Thief - Bay North wants revenge, no, she craves revenge. Hunted for her psychic ability to steal time and forced to watch her family die, all she wants is to make the crime lord who's taken everything from her pay. But now he's set the ultimate hunter on her trail and Bay will need all her skills just to survive the gray-eyed, hard-bodied man out to kill her. Mind Raider - Mara Ross takes crap from no one. Especially not the bastard crime boss who tortured her for her psychic ability to control minds. Now he's kidnapped another woman and Mara will do anything to save her—including joining forces with the most deadly, powerful man she knows. Soul Stealer - Schoolteacher Cate Hartmann was kidnapped and forced to use her psychic ability to kill. Now she's a killer with an addiction to stealing souls. She fights to recover but only one man calms the storm inside. A genius anomaly scientist—with a sexy, muscled body under his lab coat—a man she's too afraid to touch. Salvation - He was once a power-hungry crime lord and John Brown can never forget it. He’s lost most of his memories—most of his soul—but no one trusts him…not even himself. Then his calm, boring existence is shattered when he wakes up chained in a secret underground lab. Tortured, experimented on, his only hope is a feminine voice in the darkness.

Edge Of The Shadow The Wisdom Court Series Book 1

Author: Yvonne Montgomery
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
ISBN: 1614176450
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When forensic artist Andrea Bellamy receives a 1-year, all expenses paid grant from Wisdom Court, she jumps at the chance to pursue her delayed dream to become a painter. The only catch: she must move to Wisdom Court. Upon arrival at the century-old Colorado mansion, Andrea learns that Caldicott Wyntham, Wisdom Court's founder, has died. The housekeeper, Aura Lee Witherspoon, is demanding a séance to contact Caldicott while the court's other associates try to explain away "strange happenings." Andrea turns to her easel, intent on fulfilling her grant, only to discover she keeps painting the same unknown face, contorted in fear she can't explain. Now Andrea faces a terrifying choice: believe her trance-painting is evidence of a mental illness, or side with Aura Lee and agree that Wisdom Court is haunted by an evil set in motion a century before. THE WISDOM COURT SERIES, in order: Edge of the Shadow A Signal Shown All in Bad Time THE FINNY ALETTER MYSTERIES, in order: Scavenger Hunt Obstacle Course

Malware Detection

Author: Mihai Christodorescu
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 0387445994
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This book captures the state of the art research in the area of malicious code detection, prevention and mitigation. It contains cutting-edge behavior-based techniques to analyze and detect obfuscated malware. The book analyzes current trends in malware activity online, including botnets and malicious code for profit, and it proposes effective models for detection and prevention of attacks using. Furthermore, the book introduces novel techniques for creating services that protect their own integrity and safety, plus the data they manage.

Model Based Depth Imaging

Author: Stuart Fagin
Publisher: SEG Books
ISBN: 1560800852
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This is an informal review of the principle techniques and issues associated with prestack depth imaging. The intended audience for this book would be those seismic interpreters, processors, managers, and explorationists who require basic familiarity with the technology that has so greatly expanded the range of geologic structures that can be successfully imaged. The emphasis of the book is on velocity-model building techniques that are the key to successful depth imaging.

In His Father S Shadow

Author: Stanley A. Renshon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466892072
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From a pampered son who showed little promise, to his rise to the presidency, George W. Bush has transformed himself through acts of will and faith. Stanley Renshon examines the psychological transformation of Bush and identifies those pivotal changes that allowed him to achieve success in his personal life and in the political arena, and shows how Bush's personal transformation has come to shape his political policies. The man who battled--and defeated--his own inner demons has become a president determined to battle the demons of terrorism and extremism that prevent democracy from flourishing around the world. This psychological portrait provides a much-needed antidote to prevailing critiques that ridicule Bush's values and policies, as it celebrates his resolve and strong leadership.