The Other Lands by David Anthony Durham

By David Anthony Durham

“David Anthony Durham has critical chops. I can’t wait to learn no matter what he writes next."
—George R. R. Martin

David Anthony Durham’s gripping Acacia Trilogy keeps with an epic novel the place loyalties are proven, new worlds are stumbled on, and conflict strains are being drawn.
 
A few years have handed considering Queen Corinn has usurped keep an eye on of the identified World—and she now ideas with an iron fist. With plans to extend her empire, she sends her brother, Dariel, on an exploratory project around the sea to the opposite Lands. There, he discovers an alliance of tribes that experience little interest in being governed by way of Queen Corinn and the Akarans. in truth, Dariel’s arrival ignites a firestorm that after extra exposes The recognized global to an enormous invasion, one in contrast to something they've got but confronted . . .

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Heaven's gate : America's UFO religion by Benjamin E. Zeller

By Benjamin E. Zeller

2015 top ebook Award from the Communal reviews organization

 
In March 1997, thirty-nine humans in Rancho Santa Fe, California, ritually terminated their lives. To outsiders, it used to be a mass suicide. To insiders, it was once a commencement. This act used to be the end result of over 20 years of religious and social improvement for the contributors of Heaven’s Gate, a spiritual workforce fascinated by transcending humanity and the Earth, and looking salvation within the literal heavens on board a UFO. 
 
In this attention-grabbing assessment, Benjamin Zeller not just explores the query of why the participants of Heaven’s Gate devoted ritual suicides, yet interrogates the starting place and evolution of the faith, its attraction, and its practices. via monitoring the advance of the heritage, social constitution, and worldview of Heaven’s Gate, Zeller attracts out the ways that the circulate used to be either a mirrored image and a microcosm of bigger American culture.The staff emerged out of engagement with Evangelical Christianity, the hot Age flow, technology fiction and UFOs, and conspiracy theories, and it developed in accordance with the spiritual quests of child boomers, new religions of the counterculture, and the narcissistic pessimism of the Nineties. hence, Heaven’s Gate not just displays the context of its setting, but additionally unearths how these forces interacted within the type of a unmarried non secular body. 
 
In the single book-length learn of Heaven’s Gate, Zeller strains the roots of the circulate, examines its ideals and practices, and tells the fascinating tale of the folk of Heaven’s Gate.

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Glass Heart by Amy Garvey

By Amy Garvey

Wren can do issues that folks can merely dream of. Make it snow on a transparent, crisp day. Fly via an deserted tunnel. convey a paper chook to existence.

Wren understands her talents are tinged with danger—knows how effortless it truly is to lose control—but she can't face up to the intoxicating rush. And now that she has Gabriel by means of her part, somebody who is familiar with what she will be able to do—what she has done—she eventually feels loose to be herself.

But as Wren explores the probabilities of her simmering powers, Gabriel starts off pushing her away. Telling her to be cautious. Telling her to stop. The extra he cautions her, the extra made up our minds Wren turns into to end up that she will be able to deal with issues on her personal. And by the point she realizes that Gabriel might be correct, it can be too overdue to deliver him again to her part.

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Wayward (Wayward Pines Trilogy, Book 2) by Blake Crouch

By Blake Crouch

Welcome to Wayward Pines, inhabitants 461. Nestled amidst picture-perfect mountains, the idyllic city is a modern day Eden...except for the electrified fence and razor cord, snipers scoping every little thing 24/7, and the relentless surveillance monitoring every one note and gesture.

None of the citizens know the way they came. they're advised the place to paintings, the best way to dwell, and who to marry. a few think they're lifeless. Others imagine they’re trapped in an unfathomable scan. all people secretly goals of leaving, yet those that dare face a terrifying surprise.

Ethan Burke has obvious the area past. He’s sheriff, and one of many few who is familiar with the truth—Wayward Pines isn’t only a city. And what lies at the different part of the fence is a nightmare past anyone’s imagining.

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Killing Rocks by DD Barant

By DD Barant

FBI profiler Jace Valchek’s price tag domestic from the twisted parallel universe the place she’s been known as to responsibility hinges at the trap of serial killer Aristotle Stoker—and an alliance with a sorcerer referred to as Asher. the matter: Asher has joined forces with one of the most risky creatures Jace has ever encountered. the answer: there's none, with no Asher’s help… Jace’s objective turns out easy enough—to get her guy, like regularly. yet simply hours after she arrives in Vegas, she’s abducted…and she isn’t even convinced who the genuine enemy is. Now Jace has to wonder whether she’s the predator or the prey in a truly risky video game which can swap not just her destiny, however the world’s…Meanwhile, a serial killer remains to be at the free. And time has already run out…

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The Year of the Ladybird by Graham Joyce

By Graham Joyce

It's the summer time of 1976, the most popular for the reason that files started and a tender guy leaves at the back of his pupil days and learns the way to develop up. a primary task in a vacation camp beckons. yet with political and racial tensions simmering lower than the cloudless summer season skies there isn't a lot enjoyable to be had.

And quickly there's a negative expense to be paid for his new-found freedom and independence. a cost that may get back to hang-out him, even within the vibrant solar of summer.

As with a few form of FAIRY story, Graham Joyce has crafted a deceptively basic story of significant strength. With appealing prose, fabulous characters and an ideal evocation of time and position, this can be a novel that transcends the bounds among the standard and the supernatural whereas celebrating the ability of either.

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Origins: Psychic Unleashed (Cassie Reynold Psychic Thriller by Eric Drouant

By Eric Drouant

In an international the place wisdom is energy, teenager psychics Cassie Reynold and Ronnie Gilmore turn into the last word weapon. males will make a decision their destiny. One will try and enslave them. the opposite will try and unfastened them. nor is ready for what occurs while Cassie discovers her personal killer instincts. Their lives shattered by way of robust forces, the duo needs to conflict for his or her very survival whereas attempting to forge a brand new life in an doubtful world.

ORIGINS is barely the start.

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The Ghost Chronicles: A Medium and a Paranormal Scientist by Maureen Wood

By Maureen Wood

"The excellent mix for a mystical investigation." David Wells, so much Haunted a distinct selection of episodes from the case documents of the recent England Ghost venture trip right into a international of the unexplained and the unknown, an international the place what you cannot see captivates your entire awareness. A trance medium and a magical scientist crew up during this spellbinding number of 17 supernatural mysteries, an insignificant sampling of the spooky episodes of their gigantic ghost looking case documents. Former skeptic Ron Kolek, together with his infrared digital camera and EMF meter, and fifth-generation psychic Maureen wooden, together with her 6th feel and pendulum, became specialists in investigating ghosts, even if they're assisting the descendant of an accused witch, testing the spirits of Lizzie Borden's slain mom and dad, or supporting a monk with an exorcism. Their special partnership provides a brand new size, and their adventures will attempt the senses and problem daily thinking…and simply may possibly make you suspect within the paranormal.

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The Chosen Sin by Anya Bast

By Anya Bast

The selected are vampires battling for his or her very lifestyles. it really is Daria Morris's future to develop into one among them...

Daria is a different forces agent with one obsession: to wreak vengeance at the vampire who approximately destroyed her. yet to prevail, she needs to turn into whatever she detests: a vampire. Her destiny rests upon Alejandro Martinez, a lovely vampire with whom she as soon as shared an unforgettable evening of hot passion.

Now, whereas Daria struggles opposed to her newfound bloodlust, the 2 needs to slip into the shadows to convey a monster to justice—even as their hope threatens to devour them...

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