By Rob Blackwell
"The excellent Halloween read!"
--Abnormally Paranormal [Book Blog]
"Blackwell has woven a Celtic delusion, The Legend of Sleepy hole, and a serial killer's rampage right into a nice novel... whilst every little thing got here jointly and everything eventually fell into position i used to be thoroughly surprised. The finishing was once fantastic."
--The Jeep Diva [Book Blog]
A Celtic fantasy and "The Legend of Sleepy hole" collide in The Sanheim Chronicles, a trilogy that mixes city myth, secret, and suspense.
In publication One, A Soul to Steal, journalists rush to forestall a serial killer sooner than a promised massacre on Halloween evening. yet to unmask and defeat the assassin, they might unharness a miles darker threat--and pay an unbelievable rate.
A Soul to Steal has been featured on USA Today and praised by way of publication bloggers and readers alike as an addictive page-turner with an finishing that would blow you away.
Reviewers have raved in regards to the sequel, Band of Demons, for "plot twists that would go away you gasping for air... Band of Demons is the adventure of a lifetime."
The ultimate booklet within the trilogy, Give the satan His Due, was once released on Oct. 1, 2013.
"With the mix of an old Celtic fantasy and the legend of the Headless Horseman, Blackwell's tale is a leave-the-light-on form of web page turner... should you like suspenseful thrillers, payment out A Soul to Steal."
--Indie Reader [Featured on united states this present day Books]
"If you like Halloween, this is often the publication for you! This booklet deals secret, mystery, romance, and the paranormal."
--Bee's Knees reports [Book Blog]
"I love fall and all issues Halloween, so this used to be the suitable tale to begin the season. Blackwell does Halloween legends justice in his debut novel. the tale is multi-layered, utilizing Halloween legends mixed with a sturdy outdated twisted psychopathic thriller."
--A Texas Reader [Book web publication]
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"A Soul to scouse borrow is a superbly well-written novel. Blackwell's writing is masterful, the speed is ideal, and the plot is gripping. I enjoyed the combo of other genres, and concept there has been definitely the right volume of horror, secret, myth, and romance."
"Great yarn, particularly imminent Halloween. nice takeoff at the Headless Horseman style. The plot and characters have been downright enjoyable to read."
"We've all noticeable the tale of Sleepy hole, we've got all enjoyed The Headless Horseman, however the mixture of this mystery with that tale used to be a mix you could not positioned down in the event you attempted. remarkable information introduced out ever so slowly, striking characters you're feeling unhappy for and completely satisfied for and root for because the weave this Halloween tale."
"This is a wonderful ebook! I enjoyed analyzing it, nice characters, outstanding suspense, received my middle pumping numerous instances. i will not stay up for the following books within the series!"
"The skill of the writer to combination delusion, secret, mystery, and love into one ebook makes it an excellent piece. i might hugely suggest this publication to all."
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By Evangeline Walton
The retelling of the epic Welsh fable that's "certainly one of the most sensible five myth sequence of the 20 th century" (sfsite.com).
The Mabinogion is to Welsh mythology what the stories of Zeus, Hera, and Apollo are to Greek fantasy. those stories represent a robust paintings of the mind's eye, rating with Tokien's Lord of the earrings novels and T.H. White's The as soon as and destiny King. Evangeline Walton's compelling rendition of those vintage, exciting tales of magic, betrayal, misplaced love, and sour retribution contain the stumble upon among Prince Pwyll and Arawn, the God of loss of life, which Pwyll survives by way of agreeing to kill the only guy that dying can't fell, and the story of bran the blessed and his family's epic fight for the throne.
The Mabinogion is the world over well-known because the world's most interesting arc of Celtic mythology; Walton's brilliant retelling introduces an historical international of gods and monsters, heroes, kings and quests, making obtainable one of many maximum fable sagas of all time.
By Chuck Wendig
5 years in the past, all of it went unsuitable for Cason Cole. He misplaced his spouse and son, misplaced every thing, and used to be sure into provider to a guy who chews up human lives and spits them out, a predator who holds not anything expensive and respects no legislation. Now, because the guy he either loves and hates lies death at his toes, the sounds of the explosion nonetheless ringing in his ears, Cason is eventually unfastened. The gods and goddesses are genuine. A polytheistic pantheon—a tangle of divine hierarchies—once saved the area at an arm’s size, warring with each other for mankind’s trust and devotion. It used to be a grim and bloody stability, yet a stability simply an identical. while one god triumphed, using all different gods out of Heaven, it was once again to the undesirable previous days: cults and sycophants, and the bad retribution the gods stopover at on those that spite them. None of that is going to prevent Cason from getting again what’s his…
In Jean Shinoda Bolen's best-selling, game-changing Goddesses in Everywoman, myths got here to lifestyles in an entire new manner that resonated with our personal lives. Even fictional personality Bridget Jones was once analyzing that book.Now comes Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman, a groundbreaking new booklet that explores the archetype of the activist. Indomitable ability untamed, unsubdued. it's the one-in-herself caliber in women and girls who aren't sufferers, it doesn't matter what. To convey the Artemis archetype to existence, Dr. Bolen delves deeply into the parable of Atalanta, the well-known hunter and runner in old Greek mythology, a mortal girl who's pointed out with Artemis the Greek Goddess of the search and Moon. Atalanta begun lifestyles deserted and left to die simply because she was once born a lady. She confronted the Calydon Boar and drew first blood; she was once the runner who might call for to be crushed in a footrace by way of the guy who may well declare her as his bride. Atalanta exemplifies the indomitable spirit in efficient, brave ladies and within the ladies they develop into. this can be grit, the eagerness and endurance to head the gap, to outlive, and to succeed.
Dr. Bolen paints a brilliant photo of Artemis ladies in present media, together with Princess Merida from the lively movie Brave and Katniss Everdeen from The starvation Games. In these types of examples and people of real-life ladies who develop into their Artemis spirit, she offers the ability during which readers can navigate their very own own exploration to develop into their actual selves. Bolen dedicates this ebook to ladies and women who embrace the archetype of Artemis, who detect her uncrushable spirit in themselves or others.
By Larry Flaxman
"[There is] a growing to be have to additional comprehend the importance of historical symbolism because it keeps to accompany us in those sleek instances. This symbolism will get to the center of what makes us human... and [plays] a vital part within the construction, improvement, and sustainment of our total collective psyche."
--John Richard Ward, coauthor of The Exodus Reality
Behind each fantasy, fairy story, and legend--hidden in the paintings, tune, and constructions of historic times--is an encoded layer of knowledge, technology, and fact handed down all through background. This e-book will research how details went "viral" lengthy prior to the net, and served because the starting place for mythology, sacred structure, and symbolic imagery in the course of the historical world.
Viral Mythology reveals:
From the nice myths of the Greek, Roman, and Norse to the texts of the world's significant religions, from folklore and fairy stories of outdated to sacred edifices and monuments, from cave work to the mysterious symbology of the Tarot, Viral Mythology uncovers the knowledge street of the earlier, and explores the way it impacts the extra sleek equipment of conversation today.
It all started as soon as upon a time....
For greater than 3,000 years, Egypt was once a superb civilization that thrived alongside the banks of the Nile River. but if its towns crumbled to dirt, Egypt’s tradition and the secrets and techniques of its hieroglyphic writings have been
also misplaced. The Pharaohs of old Egypt explains how archaeologists have pieced jointly their discoveries to slowly exhibit the heritage of Egypt’s humans, its pharaohs, and its golden days.
By Kate McMullan
The tale approximately Atalanta wasting a race simply because she stopped to assemble the golden apples Melanion threw in her direction is totally fallacious. the parable most folk comprehend is a lie created by means of that myth-o-maniac Zeus. in truth, Atalanta can have gained that race it doesn't matter what! Hades is again to bare the reality at the back of one other Greek delusion.
By John S. Major
Compiled through students on the courtroom of Liu An, king of Huainan, within the moment century B.C.E, The Huainanzi is a tightly equipped, subtle articulation of Western Han philosophy and statecraft. Outlining "all sleek monarch must know," the textual content emphasizes rigorous self-cultivation and psychological self-discipline, brilliantly synthesizing for readers previous and current the total spectrum of early chinese language thought.
The Huainanzi locates the main to winning rule in a stability of wide wisdom, diligent software, and the penetrating knowledge of a sage. it's a certain and artistic synthesis of Daoist classics, equivalent to the Laozi and the Zhuangzi; works linked to the Confucian culture, corresponding to the Changes, the Odes, and the Documents; and a variety of different foundational philosophical and literary texts from the Mozi to the Hanfeizi.
The made from twelve years of scholarship, this striking translation preserves The Huainanzi's designated rhetorical gains, corresponding to parallel prose and verse, and showcases a compositional strategy that conveys the work's robust philosophical charm. This path-breaking quantity could have a transformative impression at the box of early chinese language highbrow background and should be of significant curiosity to students and scholars alike.
By The Jewish Publication Society
Does it want an introduction?
Fact? Fiction? Literal? Esoteric? trustworthy? all the above? not one of the above??
The vintage from the center East to a few sure ends of the Earth, at any place that could be.
The middle of the Jewish Bible ( popularly referred to as a part of the "Old Testament" ), the 5 books of Moses.
Book 1: Genesis (Bereshith)
Book 2: Exodus (Shemoth)
Book three: Leviticus (Vayikra)
Book four: Numbers (Bemidbar)
Book five: Deuteronomy (Va'ethchanan)
The 3rd version of the JPS translation in 1992.
Digital replica is identical, basically, now digital.
Translation of the Holy Scriptures in response to the Masoretic textual content, first section.
Table of Scriptural readings according to the weekly Parashat in Judaism;
example: "BERESHIT 1.1–6.8, NOAH· 6.9–11.32, LEKH LEKHA 12.1–17.27, VA-YERA’ 18.1–22.24, etc".
A pattern of this JPS translation:
"When God started to create heaven and earth"
(a footnote reads: "a) Others “In the start God created.”)
It places a particularly specific point of view at the probabilities of translating this complicated paintings.
By Nancy Hathaway
How used to be the realm as we all know it created? What does it suggest to be a hero? the place will we pass after we die? Why are flood myths so ubiquitous? an individual who has meditated those and different questions on humanity's historical ideals can be excited about The pleasant consultant to Mythology. concentrating on Greek and Roman mythology yet together with myths from Africa, Asia, Australia, northern Europe, and the Americas, The pleasant consultant to Mythology is full of compelling tales of gods, goddesses, mortals, and monsters. superbly ornamented with pictures, line drawings, and prices, this interesting advisor additionally contains an A-to-Z directory of the world's so much pleasing goddesses; profiles of recognized writers, creditors, and interpreters of myths; and fascinating sidebars. that includes myths of affection, knowledge, and event in addition to these of violence, jealousy, and natural folly, this available assortment deals interesting perception into the human psyche and brings our wealthy mythological history delightfully into concentration.