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Breathe

Breathe ebook ISBN: 1467732052
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books ®
Author: Cliff McNish
Number of Pages: 264 
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Jack is not a normal boy. He can talk to ghosts. In his new home, an aging farmhouse, he meets the Ghost Mother, a grief-stricken spirit who becomes very attached to him...too attached. He learns that the Ghost Mother is preying in the cruelest imaginable way on four child ghosts who are trapped in the house, stealing their energy to sustain her own. Before Jack can figure out how to help them, the Ghost Mother takes possession of his real mother’s body. Jack wants to fight back, but he has severe asthma and risks fatal attacks with any physical exertion. It will take all his resources, and his mother’s as well, to fight off the Ghost Mother and save the ghost children from a horrible fate.

Don't Breathe a Word

Don't Breathe a Word ebook ISBN: 006207945X
Publisher: Harper Collins
Author: Jennifer McMahon
Number of Pages: 464 
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“Don’t Breathe a Word is a haunting page-turner that kept me up, spine shivering and enthralled, way past my bedtime.” —Joshilyn Jackson, author of Gods in Alabama and Backseat Saints “Jennifer McMahon never flinches and never fails to surprise…as [she] weaves a young couple into a perverse fairyland where Rosemary’s Baby could be at home.” —Randy Susan Meyers, author of The Murderer’s Daughters Two young lovers find themselves ensnared in a seemingly supernatural web that ties them to a young girl’s disappearance fifteen years earlier in this dark and twisty tale from the New York Times bestselling author of Island of Lost Girls and Promise Not to Tell. Jennifer NcMahon returns with a vengeance with Don’t Breathe a Word—an absolutely chilling and ingenious combination of psychological thriller, literary suspense, and paranormal page-turner that will enthrall a wildly diverse audience including, among others, avid fans of Keith Donohue (The Stolen Child), Laura Lippman (I’d Know You Anywhere), and Tana French.(In the Woods).

Silver Sequence: The Silver Child

Silver Sequence: The Silver Child ebook ISBN: 1444004182
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Cliff McNish
Number of Pages: 176 
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Six children leave the comfort of their homes. They are drawn to Coldharbour - an eerie wasteland of wind, rats, seagulls and rubbish tips. Emily and Freda, the twins, scuttle bright eyed and insect-like in search of the others. They find Thomas on a food tip. The gentle giant boy Walter joins them and so does Helen, who can read minds. And at the centre of it all is luminous Milo, his skin hot and bright with silver. Each of them has a unique gift, but they must learn to use their skills fast. Drawing ever closer in a maelstrom of fury is the Roar, something vast and dreadful that wants to destroy them all. As in The Doomspell trilogy, Cliff's characters really are 'the children next door' until they discover the powers they possess and he sweeps them and the reader into his worlds of magical fantasy, writing exciting, breathtaking adventures with richly imagined, vividly drawn characters, and an infectious energy, warmth and humour. The Silver Child is book 1 in a heart-stopping new sequence.

Strange Fruit: A Ghost Story

Strange Fruit: A Ghost Story ebook ISBN: 0692266267
Publisher: 978-0692266267
Author: Rey Otis
Number of Pages: 314 
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Freak. That's what folks are calling Lyric Freeman after a horrific crash kills her best friend and nearly claims Lyric. Her injuries result in the ability to hear the dying speak, and soon she finds she must help deceased slaves find freedom. Not so bad, right? Wrong... STRANGE FRUIT: A Ghost Story is a wild ride through the American Slave Trade to a modern day haunted house and is inspired by the protest poem by Abel Meeropol and the haunting musical versions by Nina Simone and Billie Holliday (and the many others who have done this ode justice). "Totally mesmerizing...." - Sandra Carrington-Smith "I was absolutely gripped with fear and interest from the very beginning!" - Natalie Rae Kimber

A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story ebook ISBN: 0615184286
Publisher: Lulu.com
Author: Ty Scott
Number of Pages: 64 
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This is a story about falling into maddness. This book is from the view of two people. It askes the question do you believe in ghosts? To find the answer to the question you only have to read and look inside your self. What do you believe?

Capitalisme. Une histoire de fantômes

Capitalisme. Une histoire de fantômes ebook ISBN: 2072640857
Publisher: Editions Gallimard
Author: Arundhati Roy
Number of Pages: 152 
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"La domination du capitalisme fut telle qu’elle cessa d’être perçue comme une idéologie. Elle est devenue le modèle par défaut, le comportement naturel. Elle s’est infiltrée dans la normalité, a colonisé l’ordinaire, au point que la contester est apparu comme aussi absurde ou ésotérique qu’une remise en cause de la réalité elle-même. Dès lors, le pas fut aisément et promptement franchi pour affirmer : “Il n’y a pas d’alternative.”" Dans cette série d’essais, Arundhati Roy, l’auteure du sublime roman Le Dieu des Petits Riens, s’intéresse à la face cachée de la démocratie indienne — un pays de 1,2 milliard d’habitants où les cent personnes les plus riches possèdent l’équivalent d’un quart du produit intérieur brut. Ce texte virulent présente un portrait féroce et lucide d’un pays hanté par ses fantômes : ceux des centaines de milliers de fermiers qui n’ont pour seule échappatoire à leurs dettes que le suicide ; ceux des centaines de millions de personnes qui vivent avec moins de deux dollars par jour. Face à eux, une infime minorité de la population contrôle la majorité des richesses et parvient à dicter la politique gouvernementale. Cette classe corrompue par l’omniprésence des ONG et des fondations est au cœur du système remis en cause par l’auteure. Cependant, Roy va au-delà du pamphlet contre le capitalisme et propose une véritable réflexion sur son histoire et ses rouages. Avant de conclure par plusieurs propositions pour en sortir, le temps d’un discours aux militants d’Occupy Wall Street.

Savannah Grey

Savannah Grey ebook ISBN: 1444002139
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Cliff McNish
Number of Pages: 240 
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It's a difficult time for fifteen-year-old Savannah Grey - she's settled into her latest foster placement, but her body is acting strangely. Then other strange things begin to happen: nature, it seems, is exerting an overpowering force on the world. Birds behave erratically. Gusts of wind blow leaves so fiercely they seem to lure people away. And Savannah discovers she has supernatural powers. Meanwhile, she feels drawn to the new boy Reece whose life is even stranger than hers. Quickly Savannah and Reece realise that nature has a purpose for them both. For they are on course to meet the vile and evil Ocrassa, who wants to destroy the world by corrupting nature. And it wants Savannah Grey to help realise its savage intent.

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story

Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story ebook ISBN: 1101601116
Publisher: Penguin
Author: D. T. Max
Number of Pages: 368 
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The acclaimed New York Times–bestselling biography and “emotionally detailed portrait of the artist as a young man” (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times) Since his untimely death by suicide at the age of forty-six in 2008, David Foster Wallace has become more than the representative writer of his literary generation—he has become a symbol of sincerity and honesty in an inauthentic age, a figure whose reputation and reach grow by the day. In this compulsively readable biography, D. T. Max charts Wallace’s tormented, anguished, and often triumphant battle to succeed as a novelist as he fights off depression and addiction to emerge with his masterpiece, Infinite Jest. Written with the cooperation of Wallace family members and friends and with access to hundreds of Wallace’s unpublished letters, manuscripts, and journals, this revelatory biography illuminates the unique connections between Wallace’s life and his fiction in a gripping and deeply moving narrative that will transfix readers.

Retiens ton souffle

Retiens ton souffle ebook ISBN: 282464902X
Publisher: City Edition
Author: Holly Seddon
Number of Pages: 480 
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Cela fait quinze ans qu’Amy est dans le coma, couchée sur un lit d'hôpital. Adolescente, elle a été kidnappée avant d'être retrouvée presque morte. Depuis, en dépit de ce que croient les médecins, Amy est consciente. Mais elle est prisonnière dans son propre corps, victime du locked in syndrom. Alex, une journaliste en mal de crédibilité, décide d’enquêter sur cette affaire jamais élucidée. Elle réalise qu’elle a vécu dans la même ville qu'Amy, écouté les mêmes musiques, fréquenté les mêmes personnes... Que s'est-il passé quinze ans plus tôt ? Tout pousse à croire que la jeune fille entretenait une relation, mais avec qui ? Et pourquoi ses proches sont-ils murés, depuis, dans un silence presque coupable ? Alors qu’Alex s’immerge dans le passé d’Amy, elle risque de devenir, à son tour, une victime... Paranoïaque et envoûtant : un thriller best-seller dans le monde entier.

Monde D Argent

Monde D Argent ebook ISBN: 9782070610259
Publisher: Gallimard-Jeunesse
Author: Cliff McNish
Number of Pages: 246 
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Les enfants de Coldharbour vont devoir affronter la cruelle Rugissante et ses petits affamés. Sous les ailes de Milo, l'enfant d'argent, les jumelles tentent de libérer le Protecteur de sa prison sous-marine et Jennu entame une nouvelle mutation qui pourrait bien être leur dernier espoir. Mais elle a besoin des dons de Thomas et Helen. Seront-ils prêts à temps ?

Ghost Story

Ghost Story ebook ISBN: 0141913460
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Toby Litt
Number of Pages: 288 
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When Agatha and Paddy decide to leave London and buy a house on the coast, they are full of hope for themselves and their growing family - baby Max and a new child on the way. Three months later, when the builders move out and they move in, things look very different. A personal tragedy threatens to destroy all they have carefully built up and only a small miracle, it seems, will save them. . . Ghost Story is a book both haunted and haunting, which asks how we can ever mourn something that hasn't lived. Emotionally resonant, beautifully crafted and ultimately redemptive, it will take you to the heart of suffering and desire.

Ghost Story

Ghost Story ebook ISBN: 0671685635
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Peter Straub
Number of Pages: 567 
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Questions arise concerning the connections between a strangely detached young girl's captivity in a seedy Florida motel, a death that occurs at a party for a visiting actress, and a young California instructor's obsession with one of his students

Le cri de l'oiseau rouge

Le cri de l'oiseau rouge ebook ISBN: 9782266072625
Publisher: Pocket
Author: Edwidge Danticat
Number of Pages: 282 
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Haïti est un pays où l'on porte son passé et celui de ses ancêtres dans sa chair. Lorsqu' elle part pour New York rejoindre sa mère qu'elle n'a jamais vue qu'en photographie, Sophie, du haut de ses douze ans, l'ignore encore. Son destin de petite fille qui découvre aux Etats-Unis la grisaille et le racisme, puis de jeune femme confrontée aux difficultés de l'amour et au secret de sa naissance, c'est aussi un peu le destin de sa mère, de sa grand-mère et de toutes les femmes d'Haïti. Mélodieuses ou déchirantes, désespérées ou joyeuses, les voix de ces générations s'élèvent en un seul chœur et entonnent un véritable chant de peine et d'amour. Un roman magnifique, tour à tour tendre, pudique et cruel.

Invincible

Invincible ebook ISBN: 2258101492
Publisher: Presses de la Cité
Author: Laura HILLENBRAND
Number of Pages: 459 
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Le destin incroyable de Louis Zamperini, coureur olympique et vétéran de la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Bientôt au cinéma ! Louis Zamperini est né en 1917 à New York. Quand il arrive en Californie, trois ans plus tard, il ne parle que l'italien. Dans un contexte de dépression économique, peu de perspectives d'avenir s'offrent à lui. C'est son inscription dans l'équipe scolaire de course de fond qui changera sa vie à tout jamais. Il devient alors une gloire locale et participe aux jeux Olympiques de 1936. Mais sa chance tourne en 1941, lorsqu'il s'engage dans l'armée. Après un bombardement japonais, son avion s'abîme dans le Pacifique et il est fait prisonnier. Dans les camps de travail, il est soumis à des conditions de vie atroces mais surtout à un tortionnaire vicieux et sadique. En véritable force de la nature, il survit à toutes ces épreuves. A son retour aux Etats-Unis, il est considéré par ses proches comme un héros. Toutefois, son traumatisme est tel qu'il plonge dans l'alcool et la violence. Sa rédemption vient alors de sa foi et de son premier amour : la course. Ce livre témoigne du parcours prodigieux d'un champion pris dans la tourmente d'une période historique chaotique.

The Fourth Ghost Story MEGAPACK ®

The Fourth Ghost Story MEGAPACK ® ebook ISBN: 1479404543
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle,Rudyard Kipling,Sarah Orne Jewett,Charles Dickens,Frank H. Spearman
Number of Pages: 551 
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We love ghost stories here at Wildside Press. If you've read the first 3 volumes in the Ghost Story MEGAPACKTM series, plus The Macabre MEGAPACKTM series, you’re pretty well caught up with the classic supernatural fiction we've been reading lately. Don't worry, though -- we'll keep digging for more classic horror tales! Included in this volume are: THE FOUR-FIFTEEN EXPRESS, by Amelia B. Edwards THREE SPANISH LADIES, by Walter E Marconette BRICKETT BOTTOM, by Amyas Northcote ACROSS THE GULF, by Henry S. Whitehead THE NIGHT CALL, by Henry van Dyke HIS UNQUIET GHOST, by Mary Noailles Murfree THE DREAM-GOWN OF THE JAPANESE AMBASSADOR, by Brander Matthews THE MAN IN THE MIRROR, by Lillian B. Hunt HIS DAY BACK, by Jack Brant MY OWN TRUE GHOST STORY, by Rudyard Kipling THE LONG CHAMBER, by Olivia Howard Dunbar THE PAST, by Ellen Glasgow MISS TEMPY'S WATCHERS, by Sarah Orne Jewett THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN, by Charles Dickens THE BULLY OF BROCAS COURT, by Arthur Conan Doyle THE SPIRAL STONE, by Arthur Willis Colton THE GHOST OF THE BLUE CHAMBER, by Jerome K. Jerome THE MINIATURE, by J. Y. Akerman TO LET, by B. M. Croker THE FOREIGNER, by Sarah Orne Jewett THE STONEGROUND GHOST TALES, by E. G. Swain THEY THAT MOURN, by Juliet Wilbor Tompkins GREEN BRANCHES, by Fiona Macleod THE WERE-WOLF, by H. B. Marryatt THE GHOST AT POINT OF ROCKS, by Frank H. Spearman If you enjoy this ebook, search your favorite ebook store for "Wildside Press Megapack" to see the 170+ entries in the MEGAPACKTM series, covering science fiction, fantasy, horror, mysteries, westerns, classics, adventure stories, and much, much more!

Hamlet

Hamlet ebook ISBN:
Publisher:
Author: William Shakespeare
Number of Pages: 286 
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Once There Was a War

Once There Was a War ebook ISBN: 1440633991
Publisher: Penguin
Author: John Steinbeck
Number of Pages: 208 
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A Penguin Classic “Age can never dull this kind of writing,” writes the Chicago Tribune of John Steinbeck’s dispatches from World War II, filed for the New York Herald Tribune in 1943, which vividly captured the human side of war. Writing from England in the midst of the London blitz, North Africa, and Italy, Steinbeck focuses on the people as opposed to the battles, portraying everyone from the guys in the bomber crew to Bob Hope on his USO tour. He eats and drinks with soldiers behind enemy lines, talks with them, and fights beside them. First published in book form in 1958, these writings, now with a new introduction by Mark Bowden, create an unforgettable portrait of life in wartime that continues to resonate with truth and humanity.