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Wolf's Paw

By Tristan de Chalain
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  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Isbn : 1609765370
  • Pages : 417
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 796
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Rogue intelligence agent Aaron Ryan is a loner and borderline sociopath who has been working in covert operations for a governmental intelligence agency. As such, he is accustomed to using violence and terror as a means to achieving an end.

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

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Bound by Fate.... Nic Rutherford knows she's Aiden's mate, but no one will tell her what exactly that entails. She's got bigger problems than her evolving relationship with the son of a Norse God and part time wolf, though. Like the girl from her American History class who has unearthed a deadly secret and is using it to blackmail Nic. Will she be forced to kill an innocent to protect everyone she loves? It's one thing to take out a predator but can she live with herself if she destroys a guiltless soul? Forever Apart.... Aiden's been keeping secrets of his own. For a shot at vengeance against the woman who destroyed his family, Aiden has agreed to keep Nic in the dark. The past stalks him and his wolf with every beat of his heart. Will his silence endanger not only Nic but the mysterious fey beyond the Veil? One Final Chance.... Two selfish hearts must learn to beat as one. To trust and accept not only each other but themselves and their destinies. For if Underhill is allowed to rise to power, the mortal realm will fall. Ragnarök—the end of the worlds is at hand. This epic young adult romantic fantasy series about a teenage serial killer and her werewolf boyfriend just keeps getting better! The Unseelie Court series Book 1: The Goodnight Kiss Book 2: The Immortal Queen Book 3: Wolf's Mate Book 4: Into the Fire Related Series: Spellcaster

Strange Possession at Viner Sound

By Robin Percival Smith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Isbn : 1456619608
  • Pages : 615
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 402
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Book Summary:

I have written about seven stories that I put away and have occasionally revised. One story started when I was anchored alone in Viner Sound in 1996. I felt a presence on board that set off my imagination. The book contains the stories of six lives. Two half breeds, Matti Wilson (part Finish and part Indian) and Bessie David (part Kwakuutl Indian and part Chinese). Chief Joseph of the Koeksotenok in the village of Gwayasdums. Shaman Caring-well in the village (cousin of Matti) and shaman to Chief Bell of the Tsawatenok. Lad and Jojo (sons of Chief Bell) held captive at a secret Japanese radio base in Viner Sound during WWII and died there. Jojo had not been given the rites at burial that would send him to Transformer for reincarnation and his spirit is trapped in Viner Sound. Jojo's spirit possesses Matti and shows him how the boys died at the radio base. He asks Matti for assistance in releasing his spirit for passage to Transformer so that he can be reincarnated. The lives of these main characters are interwoven in the novel's narrative. The idea of spiritual possession was reinforced in 2002, when a Haida woman told me about her possession by the bad spirit of Hot Spring Island in the Gwai Hanas Park on the Queen Charlotte Islands. In 2012 I decided to self-publish, Strange Possesion at Viner Sound, to raise funds for my charities.

In the Wolf's Lair

By Anna Starobinets
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Isbn : 0486834530
  • Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 675
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Book Summary:

Life in the Far Woods tends to be tranquil because the animal denizens are strictly forbidden to kill (or eat!) one another. An elderly detective, Chief Badger, oversees the community and solves its petty crimes, from stolen pine cones to plucked tail feathers. His restless assistant, Badgercat, longs for some excitement — a desperate crime, a beastly crime! The brash youngster's hopes are realized when some croaking frogs reveal the shocking news of Rabbit's murder. Wolf appears to be the most likely culprit, because — duh — he's a lone wolf without an alibi, but Badger refuses to jump to conclusions. With the help of Vulture the crime scene investigator, Mouse the psychologist, brave witness Beetlebug Buck, and other curious creatures, the woodland detectives set out to discover the truth. Newly translated from the original Russian, this fancifully illustrated volume is the first of a Beastly Crimes Books to come from this imaginative mystery series geared toward middle-grade readers. Look for the sequel, A Predator's Rights, also available from Dover Publications.

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary

By E. A. Wallis Budge
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1616404590
  • Pages : 740
  • Category : Reference
  • Reads : 607
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Book Summary:

An Egyptian Hieroglyphic Dictionary, a two volume set written by Egyptian expert E.A. Wallis Budge, is quite simply one of the most comprehensive and detailed dictionaries of Egyptian hieroglyphs with English to accompany it. The series includes a detailed Introduction by the author with key words and glyphs, a bibliography of works used to help with translation and research, glyphs organized alphabetically by the Egyptian alphabet with accompanying words and English translations, tables of hieroglyphs with phonetic and numeric values and accompanying translations, lists of both Egyptian kinds and locations, and an Index of both English and Egyptian words. Volume II includes letters "S" through "TCH" of hieroglyphs and translations, a list of Egyptian kings and geographical locations, and the Indexes. SIR ERNEST ALFRED THOMPSON WALLIS BUDGE (1857-1934) was born in Bodmin, Cornwall in the UK and discovered an interest in languages at a very early age. Budge spent all his free time learning and discovering Semitic languages, including Assyrian, Syriac, and Hebrew. Eventually, through a close contact, he was able to acquire a job working with Egyptian and Iraqi artifacts at the British Museum. Budge excavated and deciphered numerous cuneiform and hieroglyphic documents, contributing vastly to the museum's collection. Eventually, he became the Keeper of his department, specializing in Egyptology. Budge wrote many books during his lifetime, most specializing in Egyptian life, religion, and language.

Anglo-Saxon Magic

By Godfrid Storms
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9401763127
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 491
  • File Pdf: anglo-saxon-magic.pdf

Book Summary:

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Billionaire in Wolf's Clothing

By Terry Spear
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Isbn : 1492621900
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 210
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Book Summary:

A 2016 RT Book Reviews Reviewers Choice Nominee for Paranormal Worldbuilding! First in a BRAND-NEW SERIES from USA Today bestselling author Terry Spear about filthy rich werewolves and the women who are more than their match. Billionaire werewolf Rafe Denali always gets what he wants, and he always trusts his gut. When sexy she-wolf Jade Ashton nearly drowns outside his beach house, he knows better than to bring her into his life. But there's something about the fierce wolf that triggers his most primal instincts...and having seen her, he knows she will be his. Even if she's hiding a dark secret that could get them killed... What reviewers are saying: "Packed with adventure... Magnificently entertaining." -RT Book Reviews, 41⁄2 Stars Top Pick for Billionaire in Wolf's Clothing "Essential reading for werewolf-romance fans." -Booklist for Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply "Spear has become a master storyteller." -RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars for Alpha Wolf Need Not Apply