Evil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong

By Joyce Carol Oates

Joyce Carol Oates is without doubt one of the such a lot admired writers of her iteration, and she or he is brave whilst exploring the main stressful corners of human nature. In Evil Eye, Oates deals 4 chilling stories of affection long past horribly improper, exhibiting the lengths humans will visit locate love, continue it, and infrequently finish it.

In "Evil Eye," we meet Mariana, the younger 4th spouse of a well-known highbrow. while her husband's brazen first spouse visits one evening, Mariana learns a bad mystery that threatens her marriage and sanity. In "So close to, every time, Always," shy youngster Lizbeth meets Desmond, a captivating boy who deals this introverted lady the 1st sparks of younger romance. but simply as their dating starts off to blossom, Lizbeth realizes that underneath Desmond's ideal façade lies a gloomy soul which can wreak havoc on Lizbeth and her family. In "The Execution," spoiled collage scholar Bart Hansen has deliberate the ideal, brutal crime to come back at his mom and dad for his or her years of condescension. but what he did not plan for is a mom whose love is extra resilent than he can have ever imagined, who threatens to derail his rigorously laid-out plans.

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By Grace and Banners Fallen: Prologue to A Memory of Light (Wheel of Time Book 14)

By Robert Jordan

Since 1990, whilst Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time® burst at the international with its first publication, The Eye of the World, readers were expecting the finale of this awesome saga, which has bought over 40 million copies in over thirty languages.

The wait will quickly be over. The fourteenth and ultimate quantity, A reminiscence of sunshine, will be on hand in hardcover and audiobook on January eight, 2013.

However, you could learn the prologue, "By Grace and Banners Fallen," earlier than the book's legitimate unlock date. The prologue could be on hand in either digital textual content and electronic audio codecs in October 2012.

The Wheel of Time turns, and a while come and pass.
What used to be, what is going to be, and what is,
May but fall less than the Shadow.

Let the Dragon experience back at the winds of time.

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The Mammoth Book of Ghost Romance (18 Tales of Supernatural Love)

By Annette Blair, Caridad Pineiro, Carolyn Crane, Jennifer Estep

Sexy, romantic, and . . . useless? Ghost romance deals an ideal combination of well known different types of modern romance: paranormal, time shuttle, myth, and a mixture of modern day and historic. enthusiasts of The monstrous e-book of Paranormal Romance assortment are bound to benefit from the subsequent quantity within the genre.

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Cuentos de la China Contemporanea (中国当代短篇小说集)

By Wang Meng

China, the good jap energy with a civilization of greater than 5,000 years, is experiencing striking fiscal improvement has attracted all over the world curiosity. With the deepening of reform and commencing, China strives to provide their tradition to overseas audiences. tips to recognize a rustic and a humans is thru its literature, during this feel we current the choice of The chinese language modern stories. those ten tales, written via winning authors in China, opened the window to the chinese language modern readers in Spanish.

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Screaming Science Fiction: Horrors from Out of Space

By Brian Lumley

Gleefully blending SF, myth, and horror, Screaming technological know-how Fiction is a full-length selection of 9 exciting, chilling, spine-tingling tales by way of horror grasp Brian Lumley (Necroscope), together with "No approach Home," "Snarker's Son," "The unusual Years," and a virtually 20,000 observe novella ("Feasibility Study") showing for the 1st time anyplace.

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Best of Nora Roberts Books 1-6: The Art of Deception / Lessons Learned / Mind Over Matter / Risky Business / Second Nature / Unfinished Business

By Nora Roberts

6 full-length novels from the Queen of Romance: Nora Roberts. the fitting assortment to twist up with!

Contains: The paintings of Deception, classes realized, brain Over topic, dicy enterprise, moment Nature, Unfinished Business

Nora Roberts is a publishing phenomenon; this long island instances bestselling writer of over two hundred novels has greater than 450 million of her books in print worldwide.

Praise for Nora Roberts:

'The so much profitable novelist on Planet Earth' - Washington submit 'A storyteller of immeasurable variety and talent' - Publisher's Weekly

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Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley (New York Review Books Classics)

By Robert Sheckley

An NYRB Classics Original

Robert Sheckley used to be an eccentric grasp of the yank  brief tale, and his stories, no matter if set in dystopic city­scapes, ultramodern ads organizations, or aboard spaceships lights out for adverse planets, are one of the so much startlingly unique of the 20th century. this present day, because the new worlds, trade universes, and artificial pleasures Sheckley foretold develop into our truth, his imaginative and prescient starts off to seem much less absurdist and extra prophetic. This retrospective choice, selected by way of Jonathan Lethem and Alex Abramovich, brings jointly the simplest of Sheckley’s deadpan farces, proving once more that he belongs beside such mordant critics of up to date mores as Bruce Jay Friedman, Terry Southern, and Thomas Pynchon.

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Last Night

By James Salter

Last Night is a spellbinding choice of tales approximately passion–by turns fiery and subdued, damaging and redemptive, desirable and devastating. those ten robust tales painting women and men of their so much intimate moments. A lover of poetry is requested via his spouse to renounce what should be his such a lot valuable dating. A ebook broker is compelled to stand the reality approximately his existence. And within the identify tale, a translator assists his wife’s suicide, at the same time he plays a final act of betrayal. James Salter’s guaranteed variety and emotional perception make him one among our so much crucial writers

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Everything's Eventual: 14 Dark Tales

By Stephen King

The acclaimed number one New York Times and undisputed King of Horror Stephen King deals one other spine-tingling compilation of brief tales absolute to hold a reader up past due at night.

King is in terrifying best shape in those brief tales, taking readers down a street much less traveled (for stable cause) within the blockbuster publication “Riding the Bullet”; undesirable desk carrier turns bloody should you cease in for “Lunch on the Gotham Café”; and terror turns into déjà vu over again if you get “That Feeling, you could in simple terms Say What it truly is in French”—along with 11 extra tales that might maintain you unsleeping till dawn. input a nightmarish mindscape of unrelenting horror and surprising revelations that may in basic terms come from the mind's eye of the best storyteller of our time.

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