In the train, even before St. John's was passed, a touch of inevitable reaction had set in, and Rogers asked himself why he was going. For a sentimental journey was hardly in his line, it seemed. But no satisfactory answer was forthcoming -- none, at least, that a Board or a Shareholders' Meeting would have considered satisfactory. The old vicar spoke to him strangely. "We've not forgotten you as you've forgotten us," he said. "And the place, though empty now for years, has not forgotten you either, I'll be bound." Rogers brushed it off. Just silliness -- that was all it was. But after St. John's the conductor shouted, "Take your seats! Take your seats! The Starlight Express is off to Fairyland! Show your tickets! Show your tickets!" And then the forgotten mystery of his childhood came back to him. . . .
Author: Algernon Blackwood
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Mary Augusta Ward (nee Arnold; 1851-1920), was a British novelist who wrote under her married name as Mrs. Humphry Ward. Her novels contained strong religious subject matter relevant to Victorian values. According to the "New York Times," her book "Lady Rose's Daughter" was the bestselling novel in the U.S. in 1903."
Author: Mrs Humphrey Ward
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Dodie Smith’s classic sequel to The Hundred and One Dalmations. Strange things are happening. Dogs are the only creatures in the world that are awake, and they can communicate through thought waves. Best of all, they can swoosh through the air. Pongo, Missis and the family swoosh up to London to see if they can help sort out what’s going on. Is it Cruella de Vil, up to her old tricks? Or is it something or someone far more sinister? The Hundred and One Dalmations is an all-time classic children’s book. Famously adapted by Walt Disney Studios, it continues to be one of the most popular children’s books long after the author’s death. The Starlight Barking is another exciting adventure by Dodie Smith – not just for 101 Dalmations, but for every other kind of dog, too!
Author: Dodie Smith
Publisher: Egmont UK
Category: Juvenile Fiction
• Transform your emotions and inner state of being. • Follow your inner divine guidance and experience freedom. • Techniques to lift you up and play with forever. • Poetry to inspire you. • The power of praise, gratitude, acceptance, love, and how to integrate more freedom in your life. Poetry, spiritual, transformational
Dare to Go Within
Author: Stine Koppernæs
Publisher: Balboa Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Olcott's investigation into the psychic powers of the Eddy brothers of Chittenden, Vermont, is a classic of Victorian psychic research.
Author: Henry Steel Olcott
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A deft practitioner of meter and rhyme, Sutter is a fireside storyteller who makes the language thump and sing.
Author: Barton Sutter
Publisher: BOA Editions, Ltd.
A silver-screen romance in wartime Edinburgh - Though content in her job, Jess dreams of a more exciting life. So when she is hired to work in the box office at the Princes Street cinema, she is thrilled. Jess is star-struck, not just by the silver screen, but also by handsome projectionist, Ben Daniel. But it is Ben's assistant, Rusty MacVail, whom she marries. As the Second World War looms, her beloved cinema is threatened, Ben comes back into her life, and Jess will need all her courage to face what lies ahead.
Author: Anne Douglas
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
Name: Claudia Jean Casperson Rank: Captain, SOAR - 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) Motto: Night Stalkers Don't Quit Name: Michael Gibson Rank: Colonel, Delta Force – Special Forces Operational Detachment – Delta ("The Unit") Motto: Without Equal Mission: To go together where no one else can, and to get out alive with no one the wiser Five nations surround the Caspian Sea, five nations desperate for the vast resources there, and willing to go to war. It will take all of Claudia and Michael's ingenuity to avert disaster. As they discover how right they are for each other, it will take even more to breach the walls they've so carefully built around their hearts... The sixth book in M.L. Buchman's military romantic suspense series featuring the exceptionally kickass heroes and heroines of the Special Ops Aviation Regiment (SOAR). The Night Stalkers Series: The Night is Mine (Book 1) I Own the Dawn (Book 2) Wait Until Dark (Book 3) Take Over at Midnight (Book 4) Light Up the Night (Book 5) Bring on the Dusk (Book 6) Praise for Take Over at Midnight: "Quite simply a great read. Once again Buchman takes the military romance to a new standard of excellence." -Booklist "Dangerous top-secret missions and sizzling love scenes." -Publishers Weekly "M.L. Buchman's writing is so realistic that one almost forgets it's fiction." -Long and Short Reviews
Author: M. L. Buchman
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Reading by Starlight explores the characteristics in the writing, marketing and reception of science fiction which distinguish it as a genre. Damien Broderick explores the postmodern self-referentiality of the sci-fi narrative, its intricate coded language and discursive `encyclopaedia'. He shows how, for perfect understanding, sci-fi readers must learn the codes of these imaginary worlds and vocabularies, all the time picking up references to texts by other writers. Reading by Starlight includes close readings of paradigmatic cyberpunk texts and writings by SF novelists and theorists including Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Brian Aldiss, Patrick Parrinder, Kim Stanley Robinson, John Varley, Roger Zelazny, William Gibson, Fredric Jameson and Samuel R. Delaney.
Postmodern Science Fiction
Author: Damien Broderick
Category: Literary Criticism
Presents a series of articles on telescopes written for the "Journal of the Liverpool Astronomical Society" in 1887-88 covering such topics as the development of the telescope, conducting planetary observations, and how to compute the orbit of a meteor.
Author: William Frederick Denning
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
From the author of Mayflower, Valiant Ambition, and In the Hurricane's Eye--the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history. In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents and vivid details about the Nantucket whaling tradition to reveal the chilling facts of this infamous maritime disaster. In the Heart of the Sea, recently adapted into a major feature film starring Chris Hemsworth, is a book for the ages.
The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
Remember that the dream of one is the dream of everyone. Ernest is searching for a place where he can live beyond his past. His family has returned to Puerto Rico, and Ernest remains in the States, desiring only distance from his memories of childhood displacement and work, his parentsÕ tumultuous relationship, and his own love for Magdalene. Magdalene, too, looks to move beyond her memories as she follows ErnestÕs family home, seeking resolution to her motherÕs hurtful secrets, her fatherÕs unknown identity, and her love for Ernest. As Ernest moves through the fields of Michigan, as Magdalene traverses the jungles of Puerto Rico and the shores of the Caribbean, they discover that their dreams and identities are linked within the framework of their families and their pasts. Together, Ernest and Magdalene must come to terms with the secrets and mistakes made by the previous generation, the histories of disloyalty and abandonment, of secrecy and sorrow. Their struggles take place in a region of lost names, where loves and memories are banished and found. Fred Arroyo writes a story in two voices, following Ernest and Magdalene by turns in prose that is elegant and lyrical. His words evoke another world lush with the scent of salt spray, the taste of mangoes, and the rush of leaves, alive with characters whose ardors and pathos are achingly real. Arroyo explores the ebb and flow between past and present and themes that are enduring. Ultimately, Ernest and Magdalene must live with more than their memories; they must rediscover the intimacies of the region of lost names.
Author: Fred Arroyo
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Fear is the greatest block to the freedom of love and life. Christ came to bring freedom from the fear of suffering and death. What is the antidote to fear? It is love! “Love casts out fear.” (1 John 4:18) The scripture goes on to tell us, “The one who fears is not perfected in love.” In other words, when God’s children mature in love they have less fear. When fear grows, it drives out love. “Fearless love” means less fear and more love. It is the essence of courage. This book has teaching and stories regarding Biblical martyrdom, Islamic martyrdom and Christian persecution. But do not be intimidated. These are powerful subjects and they are written with the intent to bless you and change your life forever. It is first written for Christians who are looking for purpose and hope in these days of worldwide terrorism and second for Muslims seeking the heart of God in true worship. Our hope is that the fruit of this book will produce a fearless love to help you enjoy the journey of an obedient life that God intends for all His children. You’ll learn: · About basic Muslim beliefs. · How to reach out to Muslims. · How to share the gospel with Muslims. · How God gives faith that overcomes the fear of suffering and death. · How a close relationship with Jesus Christ gives us fearless love. · How to battle the global war on terror from the spiritual battlefield. The Biblical teaching of Christian martyrdom is a call to intentional, purposeful living and a bold witness of faith. These fifty true stories of courageous Christians will bring encouragement, inspiration, and hope in the coming days of terrorism in America.
Answers and tools to overcome terrorism with love
Author: Dr Mujahid El Masih,David Witt
Publisher: LIFE SENTENCE Publishing
This book examines the origins, development and fate of intelligent species in the observable part of our universe. It scrutinizes what kind of information about extraterrestrial intelligent life can be inferred from our own biological, cultural and scientific evolution and the likely future of mankind. There is emphasis on the geological conditions and consequences of life's conquest of land as the pre-condition for the emergence of life with our type of technical intelligence.
Principles and Requirements Behind Its Emergence
Author: Peter Ulmschneider
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media