This fascinating history charts the struggles and triumphs of Irish folk, trad, and blues musicians before the Irish music industry, and acts like U2, existed. Forgotten heroes and latter-day legends intertwine with honorary visitors who took a bit
Edinburgh, Scotland: On a rainy night in 1479, twelve expectant mothers gave their lives so their unborn daughters could live. Falsely accused of murder, the twelve coven-sisters cast a spell to send their girls to a time when they would not be prosecuted for their blood heritage as Earth Witches. Unknown to the mothers, an ancient evil followed the daughters to rid them of their powers and take them for his own. O'Neill, Nebraska: In present day 2015, betrayal is something Heather has never had to deal with before. She’s learned the man chosen for her by Fate is nothing more than a mirage. How can Heather trust him ever again? Except now that she’s turned him away, Heather finds out that her powers have also vanished. Is forgiving him for his deception worth getting back everything she’s losing? Is the man she fell in love with still alive?
Just when Aurora and Jessie start to date like a normal couple, things go horribly wrong in the town of Tiburon, Ohio. People are disappearing, and Aurora knows it's all her fault. She is, after all, in love with a vampire. Fate of the Vampire is the final book in the Vanderlind Castle trilogy. Book 1: Call of the Vampire Book 2: Heart of the Vampire Book 3: Fate of the Vampire
"A delightful, engrossing read." -- Midwest Book Review. Marian Sheffield longs to climb out of the pits, but before she can transform her career and romantic life, she must contend with the indiscretions of Belle, her business partner and best friend. Along the way, Marian learns the difference between a crush on her guy friend and the very real advances of her company’s investor—and how to apply the relationship advice she promotes in her own bookstore.
An outstanding collection of nineteen works includes two poems, an award-winning play, and sixteen short stories--including the never-before published Gulliver at Home--by one of science fiction's most acclaimed authors and the winner of the Nebula, Locus, and Theodore Sturgeon Awards. Reprint.
In this richly illustrated book, Oleg Grabar shares a veteran art historian's love for the sheer sensuality of ornamentation. Grabar analyzes early and medieval Islamic objects and uses this art to show how ornament in general enables a direct, immediate encounter between viewers and art objects from any culture and time period.In this richly illustrated book, Oleg Grabar shares a veteran art historian's love for the sheer sensuality of ornamentation. Grabar analyzes early and medieval Islamic objects and uses this art to show how ornament in general enables a direct, immediate encounter between viewers and art objects from any culture and time period.
Srinath, Suresh, and Harleen live at the Guild of Orphans. After a particularly bad scuffle, the children begin to feel the building of their Guild begin to rumble. They fall out the window to see their building, and others like it, walking away. To make matters worse, the moving giants have taken their friend Kishore captive. Following a trail strewn across the City of Rubble, the trio stumbles from one adventure to the next. The children encounter men with evil designs, an auto driver like no other, and a centuries-old source of power, as they quest to rescue their friend in this fast-paced children's book.