Rayne Shines (Second Edition)

Rayne Shines (Second Edition)
Title Rayne Shines (Second Edition) PDF eBook
Author Bonnie Ferrante
Publisher Single Drop Publishing
Pages 30
Release 2017-10
Genre
ISBN 9781928064404

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Rayne is bored with life until a new family moves in next door. Why do they look so happy? Rayne wants to know their secret. Rayne Shines is a humorous and thought-provoking picture book for ages 5-8. This second edition features humans instead of frogs and an updated story.




The Shining Wall

The Shining Wall
Title The Shining Wall PDF eBook
Author Melissa Ferguson
Publisher Transit Lounge
Pages 272
Release 2019-04-01
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1925760227

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Full size image In a ruined world, where wealthy humans push health and longevity to extremes and surround themselves with a shining metal wall, privilege and security is predicated on the services of cloned Neandertals, and the exploitation of women in the shanty towns and wastelands beyond the fortress city. This is the frightening yet moving story of orphaned Alida and her younger sister Graycie, and their struggle for survival in the Demi-Settlements outside the wall. When the sisters are forced to enter the City by very different means they risk being separated forever. Cloned Neandertal officer, Shuqba is exiled to a security outpost in the Demi-Settlements when she fails to adhere to the impossible standards set for her species within the City. Will she offer a lifeline to Alida or betray her? The Shining Wall is at once a frightening parable of our unjust world of haves and have nots, a richly imagined yet thrilling story of technological control and the fight for survival, and a paean to female friendship and power. 'Gripping from the word GO. A fearlessly feminist imagining of the entire fractured human genus in a future none of us should ever have to face. The Shining Wall enshrines familiar relationships even as it destroys genre tropes about a woman's role in a ruined world. Leave it to a new voice like this to set the post-apocalyptic construction on its ear. A triumph of realistic science fiction.' — Meg Elison, author of The Book of the Unnamed Midwife ‘Gritty and voicey, perhaps prescient, this is a gripping dystopia from a shining new voice.’ — Marlee Jane Ward, author of Welcome to Orphancorp and Psynode




Rayne Comes

Rayne Comes
Title Rayne Comes PDF eBook
Author Paul Johnston
Publisher FriesenPress
Pages 251
Release 2023-10-25
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1039187129

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In a mythical world of shapeshifters, goddesses, swords, and sorcery, Con, a lone warrior, has spent generations protecting an ancient and deposed royal bloodline, but he’s always known that there would come a time when his protection would no longer be enough. That time has finally come. In a bid to restore the bloodline to the throne, and save mankind, he’ll have to take on Lilith, an evil queen whose dark magics have been allowed to spread their influence and control for far too long. It will take a very special kind of strength to stand against her, but Con is far from helpless. His soul has long been host to a separate entity, Vel, a powerfully magical creature who can manifest in times of need, becoming Convel, with the heart and mind of both and the body of huge black wolf. Their combined power and guile will soon be put to the ultimate test if they are to have any hope at all of stopping Lilith and saving humanity ... even while protecting a dark secret of their own—one that could easily destroy it all.




Phoenix Blade and the Elemental Warriors

Phoenix Blade and the Elemental Warriors
Title Phoenix Blade and the Elemental Warriors PDF eBook
Author Michael Long
Publisher Page Publishing Inc
Pages 85
Release 2022-11-03
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1662404875

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Phoenix Blade was a child bound by destiny. He was the son of the leader of the Elemental Warriors. As a baby, his mother died protecting him from a raid. His father disappeared when the barriers appeared. Raised by his grandfather, Phoenix learned how to use a sword and gained fighting skills. His destiny had been laid out by his father, with his grandfather as a guide. Would Phoenix be able to unite the Elemental Warriors after so long, or would Razir cover the world in darkness?




Single Dad, Billionaire Boss

Single Dad, Billionaire Boss
Title Single Dad, Billionaire Boss PDF eBook
Author Holly Rayner
Publisher Holly Rayner Romance
Pages 287
Release
Genre Fiction
ISBN

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Stuck with a blistering hot, filthy rich, and thankfully single billionaire? It's the vacation of a lifetime alright... Sometimes, the worst of circumstances can lead to the best of times. Harper Kelly has just been fired from her dream job, but rather than wallow in her misery, she’s taking the opportunity to cross some items off of her bucket list. Forget job hunting, she’s going skiing in the Alps! It’s not long, however, before her dream vacation is marred by a fraught encounter with a ridiculously handsome guest. Cue a freak avalanche, and the two are snowed in together, along with his adorable son. What’s more, Harper soon discovers the irresistible vacationer is none other than Jason Raynes, the notoriously reclusive billionaire! With a luxury hotel to themselves, it’s not long before Harper begins to thaw the frosty single dad’s heart, and break down the walls that seek to keep her out. And when Jason unexpectedly makes her a job offer she can’t refuse – as a tutor to his beloved son - Harper doesn’t know how to feel; is this his way of keeping her around, while keeping her at arm’s length? For every step he takes toward her, he pulls two steps back. Could it really be true that to be so close to him is to live in danger? After an eerie encounter on the historic streets of Dublin, Harper begins to wonder if her new lover’s past is coming back to haunt them. Can she get him to open up to her before he pushes her away? Or before malevolent forces catch up with them both?




Delphi Complete Works of A. E. W. Mason (Illustrated)

Delphi Complete Works of A. E. W. Mason (Illustrated)
Title Delphi Complete Works of A. E. W. Mason (Illustrated) PDF eBook
Author A. E. W. Mason
Publisher Delphi Classics
Pages 7335
Release 2019-12-09
Genre Fiction
ISBN 1788779592

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A. E. W. Mason was an English early-twentieth century author of detective fiction and adventure novels, best remembered for his 1902 novel of courage and cowardice in wartime, ‘The Four Feathers’. He was also the creator of Inspector Hanaud, a French detective that served as an early template for Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot. Mason was a prolific writer, whose novels and short stories feature well-drawn characters and complicated, even intriguing plots. Many of his novels were made and remade into films during his lifetime, inspiring enduring classics of British cinema. This comprehensive eBook presents Mason’s complete fictional works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Mason’s life and works * Concise introductions to the major texts * All 30 novels, with individual contents tables * Features rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including Mason’s last novel, ‘Musk and Amber’ * The Complete Inspector Hanaud stories — discover Mason’s original answer to Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Rare story collections * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories * Easily locate the stories you want to read * Includes Mason’s rare non-fiction works, including his seminal biography of Drake – available in no other collection * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: Inspector Hanaud Series At the Villa Rose (1910) The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel (1917) The House of the Arrow (1924) No Other Tiger (1927) The Prisoner in the Opal (1928) They Wouldn’t Be Chessmen (1934) The Ginger King (1940) The House in Lordship Lane (1946) Other Novels A Romance of Wastdale (1895) The Courtship of Morrice Buckler (1896) Lawrence Clavering (1897) The Philanderers (1897) Parson Kelly (1899) Miranda of the Balcony (1899) The Watchers (1899) Clementina (1901) The Four Feathers (1902) The Truants (1904) Running Water (1906) The Broken Road (1907) The Turnstile (1912) The Witness for the Defence (1913) The Summons (1920) The Winding Stair (1923) The Dean’s Elbow (1930) The Three Gentlemen (1932) The Sapphire (1933) Fire over England (1936) The Drum (1937) Königsmark (1938) Musk and Amber (1942) The Shorter Fiction Ensign Knightley: And Other Stories (1901) The Four Corners of the World (1917) Dilemmas (1934) The Short Stories List of Short Stories in Chronological Order List of Short Stories in Alphabetical Order The Non-Fiction The Royal Exchange (1920) Sir George Alexander and the St. James’ Theatre (1935) The Life of Francis Drake (1941) Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks




My Mother, the Psychopath

My Mother, the Psychopath
Title My Mother, the Psychopath PDF eBook
Author Olivia Rayne
Publisher Random House
Pages 336
Release 2019-01-24
Genre Biography & Autobiography
ISBN 1473558816

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What do you do when the person you’re meant to trust the most in the world is the one trying to destroy you? ‘When people met her they thought how lovely she was, this attractive woman with a beautiful laugh. But she was one person in public and another behind closed doors. Who would she be today? The loving mother? The trusted teacher? The monster destroying my life?’ Olivia has been afraid ever since she can remember. Out of sight, she was subjected to cruelty and humiliation at the hands of the one person who should have loved and protected her at all times – her mother, Josephine. While appearing completely normal to the outside world, Josephine displayed all the signs of being a psychopath – unbeknown to her daughter until adulthood – and Olivia grew up feeling scared, worthless and exploited. Even when she found the courage to cut ties, her mother found new ways to manipulate and deceive, attempting to destroy her life with a vicious campaign of abuse. Now Olivia has come to terms with her past and gives a fascinating, harrowing and deeply unsettling insight into what it’s like growing up with a psychopathic parent.