By S.J. Rozan
S.J. Rozan used to be born and raised within the Bronx and is a lifelong New Yorker. She’s the writer of 8 novels within the Lydia Chin/Bill Smith sequence, and of the stand-alones Absent Friends and In This Rain (forthcoming). Her books have gained Edgar, Nero, Macavity, and Shamus awards for most sensible novel. She’s at paintings on one other sequence novel, Shanghai Moon.
The ten tales accumulated right here express Rebecca Harding Davis to be an acute observer of the conflicts and ambiguities of a divided kingdom and place her as an incredible transitional author among romanticism and realism. taking pictures the fluctuating cultural surroundings of the Civil struggle and Reconstruction eras, the tales discover such matters as racial prejudice and slavery, the loneliness and powerlessness of girls, and the consequences of postwar industry capitalism at the operating sessions. Davis’s characters contain squaddies and civilians, women and men, old and young, blacks and whites. rather than focusing (like many writers of the interval) on significant conflicts and leaders, Davis takes readers into the intimate battles fought on kinfolk farms and backwoods roads, delving into the minds of these who skilled the destruction on each side of the conflict.
Davis spent the conflict years within the Pennsylvania and Virginia borderlands, a sector she known as a “vast armed camp.” right here, divided households, ravaged groups, and moving loyalties have been the norm. because the editors say, “Davis doesn't restrict herself to writing approximately slavery, abolition, or reconstruction. as a substitute, she indicates us that during the battling, the rebuilding, and the politics, existence is going on. Even in the course of a struggle, humans needs to dwell: they paintings, consume, sleep, and love.”
By Lawrence Block
The endure is at the prowl in lots of diversified guises. He could be the grasp thief stealing into Graceland, an extreme younger passenger experimenting in terror, or a psychiatrist haunted through his patient's nightmare. or perhaps he is attractive, deadly girl in a blood-red scarf. So watch out for the this large, risky beast. simply because first he'll enthrall you.. after which he'll strike.
By Laurie R. King
During this name, trendy best authors - together with #1 bestsellers Lee baby, Neil Gaiman, and Michael Connelly - pen tales encouraged by means of the Sherlock Holmes canon. Co-edited via major Holmes specialists Laurie R. King and Les Klinger, greater than a dozen bestselling superstars unveil tales encouraged by means of the best detective. With secret, comedy and illustrations, "A examine in Sherlock" will exhibit new insights into Holmes...
By Tanya Huff
Tanya Huff, the acclaimed author of the Blood and Kigh sequence, is usually a good looking brief tale author. What Ho, Magic! is a set of fifteen of Tanya's brief tales: "I'll Be domestic for Christmas" "Word of Honor" "Shing Li-ung", "First Love, final Love" "The more durable They Fall" "February Thaw" "The Chase is On" "A Debt Unpaid" "Symbols are a Percussion device" "Underground" "A Midsummer Night's Dream staff" 4 tales that includes Vicki, Henry, and Mike from her Blood sequence: "This city Ain't large enough" "What demeanour of guy" "The playing cards additionally Say" "The Vengeful Spirit of Lake Nepeakea". this is often additionally the 1st printing of her new novella: "The Vengeful Spirit of Lake Nepeaka". With an advent to the publication by means of Michelle Sagara West.
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ThisBook heart compilation includes over 500 vintage fairy tales.
Fairy stories of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by means of Aleksander Chodźko
Fairy Books (Blue, purple, Yellow, gray, Violet, purple, Orange) via Andrew Lang
Fairy stories of Hans Christian Andersen through Hans Christian Andersen
Irish Fairy stories by way of James Stephens
Grimm's Fairy stories by way of Grimm Brothers
The Arabian Nights by way of Andrew Lang
Some of the recognized stories incorporated during this ebook:
- Aladdin and the fantastic Lamp
- good looks and the Beast
- The Little Mermaid
By Wladimir Kaminer
Wladimir Kaminer zeigt, wo in der russischen Küche der Löffel hängt
Es muss nicht immer Kaviar sein – für Russen schon gar nicht. Das wahre image für Luxus und feine Lebensart ist in Russland die Ananas. Dieses Beispiel zeigt: Kulinarisch ist die ehemalige Sowjetunion hierzulande unbekanntes Terrain. Dank Wladimir Kaminer ist damit nun Schluss. Er führt durch Töpfe und Teller der alten Sowjetrepubliken, bringt dem Laien nebenbei Länder und Leute näher und natürlich die aufregendste delicacies der Welt! Unterstützt wird er dabei von seiner Frau Olga, die die besten Rezepte aus ihrer Sammlung beisteuert …
Unvergessliche Begegnungen mit der sowjetischen Küche und ausgefallene Rezepte – ein Hochgenuss!
A set of the easiest tales via one in every of fable and technology fiction's such a lot evocative writers, together with Sea Kings of Mars, which mixes excessive experience with a strongly romantic imaginative and prescient of an old, sea-girt Martian civilisation.