Cities

Author: Lago Design
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
ISBN: 9781454710042
Size: 13.36 MB
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Glorious nighttime scenes come to life through coloring! Take the meditative calm of coloring a step further when you bring world-famous cityscapes to light with intricate, one-of-a-kind designs created by the award-winning Lago Design studio in Seoul, South Korea. This unique Scratch NightScape book features a large format with detailed dramatic vistas of 12 of the most beautiful skylines around the world, including New York, Paris, London, Toronto, and Syndey. Scratch off the lines of the printed designs with the enclosed stylus and watch the images come to life. You can display the stunning final art or give them as gifts to friends or family.

City Gate Open Up

Author: Bei Dao
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd
ISBN: 1784104639
Size: 36.88 MB
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City Gate, Open Up is the lyrical autobiography of China’s legendary poet Bei Dao. Exiled from Beijing in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, Bei Dao returned to his homeland in 2001 for the first time in over twenty years. The city of his youth had vanished: ‘I was a foreigner in my hometown,’ he writes. The shock of this experience released a flood of memories and emotions contained in City Gate, Open Up. The poet recalls the Beijing of his youth, from the birth of the People’s Republic, through the chaotic years of the Great Leap Forward, and on into the Cultural Revolution. At the centre of the book are his parents and siblings and their everyday life together through famine and festival. Bei Dao’s autobiography is a memory palace of endless alleyways and corridors, where personal narrative mixes with the momentous history he lived through. ‘One of the great poets of our time.’ Michael Hofmann. ‘Intense, elegant and impressionistic.’ Dwight Garner

Cornucopia Of Crime

Author: Francis M. Nevins
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1605434582
Size: 33.36 MB
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Over the decades Francis M. Nevins has written dozens of articles and essays on the major influences of crime literature and here he collects them in 450+ pages. Coupled with some current essays on people he's known this makes for a book that any mystery fan will cherish and use as a reference book.

The Candidate

Author: Paul Harris
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497619564
Size: 48.62 MB
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"If all thrillers were written as smoothly, as unpredictably, tense, and thrilling as THE CANDIDATE, I'd be reading all day and night and would probably be out of a job." -- Strand magazine Jack Hodges, a little-known US presidential candidate, knows his campaign is on its last legs. As he speaks at a rally in Iowa, a shot rings out. He survives the attempt on his life, and the incident finally propels Hodges to the front pages. Police arrest the would-be assassin, but she refuses to say a single word about who she is, or why she wanted Hodges dead. Entered outspoken campaign manager, Dee Babineaux, who seizes the momentum to get Hodges elected, and soon electrifies a nation with her candidate's qualities. But she knows it's vital to keep the mystery of the assassination attempt quiet, and that task falls to Make Sweeney, the true believe in Hodges' cause. Trying to outsmart journalists who are on the trail of for the truth, Sweeney's journey uncovers more and more disturbing information. Can he keep a devastating secret from being exposed, and if he does, will it mean the wrong man gets elected to the nation's highest office? THE CANDIDATE. Nothing stays buried. Not even the dead. "An addictive page-turner. This one is a winner." -- Craig Hickman, international bestselling author of THE INSIDERS

Archangel S Consort

Author: Nalini Singh
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575095784
Size: 57.56 MB
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Nalini Singh steps back into the shadows of her heartbreakingly original world where angels rule, vampires serve, and the innocent can pay the greatest price of all ... Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux and her lover, the lethally beautiful archangel Raphael, have returned home to New York only to face an uncompromising new evil ... A vampire has attacked a girls¿ school - the assault one of sheer, vicious madness - and it is only the first act. Rampant bloodlust takes vampire after vampire, threatening to make the streets run with blood. Then Raphael himself begins to show signs of an uncontrolled rage, as inexplicable storms darken the city skyline and the earth itself shudders. The omens are suddenly terrifyingly clear. An ancient and malevolent immortal is rising. The violent winds whisper her name: Caliane. She has returned to reclaim her son, Raphael. Only one thing stands in her way: Elena, the consort who must be destroyed ...