Shadows In The Moonlight

Author: Robert E. Howard
Publisher: VM eBooks
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Shadows In The Moonlight from the Author: Robert E. Howard. A swift crashing of horses through the tall reeds; a heavy fall, a despairing cry. From the dying steed there staggered up its rider, a slender girl in sandals and girdled tunic. Her dark hair fell over her white shoulders, her eyes were those of a trapped animal. She did not look at the jungle of reeds that hemmed in the little clearing, nor at the blue waters that lapped the low shore behind her. Her wide-eyed gaze was fixed in agonized intensity on the horseman who pushed through the reedy screen and dismounted before her. He was a tall man, slender, but hard as steel. From head to heel he was clad in light silvered mesh-mail that fitted his supple form like a glove. From under the dome-shaped, gold-chased helmet his brown eyes regarded her mockingly.

Son Of The Shadows A Sevenwaters Novel 2

Author: Juliet Marillier
Publisher: Pan Australia
ISBN: 9781741978667
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Son Of The Shadows A Sevenwaters Novel 2 from the Author: Juliet Marillier. WINNER OF THE AUREALIS AWARD FOR BEST FANTASY NOVEL The second book in the epic and compulsively readable Sevenwaters series Son of the Shadows follows the trials of the next generation at Sevenwaters and continues the struggles between the Irish and British that began in Daughter of the Forest. After years of happiness, darkness has fallen upon Sevenwaters. Trouble is brewing and leaders are being called into strategic alliances to defend their land. There are some who blame the Britons of Northwoods, for as long as the Islands, home of mystic caves and sacred trees are lost, there can be no peace, and there are some who believe the enemy are much closer to home. Liadhan, with her gift of Sight and healing hands, seems to hold the key. For she exists outside the pattern and she alone seems to have the power to change it. How close are love and hate - and yet how unalike. PRAISE FOR SON OF THE SHADOWS "A wonderful, riveting story" Barbara Erskine "Beautifully written... a sparkling saga of a family whose destiny is to help free Erin from British tyranny." Publishers Weekly Fans of Marion Zimmer Bradley, Isobelle Carmody and Robin Hobb will love Juliet Marillier.

Dinosaur Shadows In The Moonlight

Author: Christopher Josephs
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781540596840
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Dinosaur Shadows In The Moonlight from the Author: Christopher Josephs. Christopher Josephs' new poetry chapbook also includes the short story, "Saint Murray: A Tall Tale of True Exaggerations."

The Crisis Of The Confederacy

Author: Cecil Battine
Publisher: Digital Scanning Inc
ISBN: 158218674X
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The Crisis Of The Confederacy from the Author: Cecil Battine. "The Americans still hold the world's record for hard fighting." Cecil Bettine was a Captain in the 15th The Kings Hussars in England. He observed the American Civil War with sincere appreciation of both the outnumbered Confederate Army and the powerful Union Army. Bettine focuses on two areas in particular- The Wilderness, and Gettysburg. He contends that a rapid counterattack after the Confederate victory in The Wilderness could have turned the tide against the North at this early juncture, and changed the outcome of the war. The detailed accounting of Gettysburg covers the days leading up to this final, bloody battle, and concludes with Lee's surrender. This in-depth review of each army gives the reader pause, how a single change of position, a more swift deployment, a refusal to delay a march, could still have given the Confederacy the upper hand. Presented as it was originally published in 1905, Crisis of the Confederacy offers the opinion that the audacity of the Confederacy could have won the war had it not been for "political and military incapacity in high places."

Moonlight And Shadows

Author: Glenna McReynolds
Publisher: Loveswept
ISBN: 9780553441383
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Moonlight And Shadows from the Author: Glenna McReynolds. Never expecting to find love again, enchanting widow Lila Singer is surprised at the feelings aroused inside her by ruggedly handsome contractor Jack Hudson

Seize The Night

Author: Dean Koontz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472202872
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Seize The Night from the Author: Dean Koontz. One by one, the children of Moonlight Bay are disappearing. No one knows if they are dead or alive. Christopher Snow, suffering from the rare disorder xeroderma pigmentosum, has glimpsed the dark and torrid secrets of the small-town community where he has spent his entire life. And only he has the key to the truth - a truth that could only exist in the genetic chaos of Moonlight Bay.

The Shorter Columbia Anthology Of Traditional Chinese Literature

Author: Victor H. Mair
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231505620
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The Shorter Columbia Anthology Of Traditional Chinese Literature from the Author: Victor H. Mair. With its fresh translations by newer voices in the field, its broad scope, and its flowing style, this anthology places the immense riches of Chinese literature within easy reach. Ranging from the beginnings to 1919, this abridged version of The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature, retains all the characteristics of the original. In putting together these selections Victor H. Mair interprets “literature” very broadly to include not just literary fiction, poetry, and drama, but folk and popular literature, lyrics and arias, elegies and rhapsodies, biographies, autobiographies and memoirs, letters, criticism and theory, and travelogues and jokes.

Poetry Into Song

Author: Deborah Stein
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199890161
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Poetry Into Song from the Author: Deborah Stein. Focusing on the music of the great song composers--Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf, and Strauss--Poetry Into Song offers a systematic introduction to the performance and analysis of Lieder . Part I, "The Language of Poetry," provides chapters on the themes and imagery of German Romanticism and the methods of analysis for German Romantic poetry. Part II, "The Language of the Performer," deals with issues of concern to performers: texture, temporality, articulation, and interpretation of notation and unusual rhythm accents and stresses. Part III provides clearly defined analytical procedures for each of four main chapters on harmony and tonality, melody and motive, rhythm and meter, and form. The concluding chapter compares different settings of the same text, and the volume ends with several appendices that offer text translations, over 40 pages of less accessible song scores, a glossary of technical terms, and a substantial bibliography. Directed toward students in both voice and theory, and toward all singers, the authors establish a framework for the analysis of song based on a process of performing, listening, and analyzing, designed to give the reader a new understanding of the reciprocal interaction between performance and analysis. Emphasizing the masterworks, the book features numerous poetic texts, as well as a core repertory of songs. Examples throughout the text demonstrate points, while end of chapter questions reinforce concepts and provide opportunities for directed analysis. While there are a variety of books on Lieder and on German Romantic poetry, none combines performance, musical analysis, textual analysis, and the interrelation between poetry and music in the systematic, thorough way of Poetry Into Song.

Swear By Moonlight The Reluctant Brides Series Book 2

Author: Shirlee Busbee
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
ISBN: 1614179220
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Swear By Moonlight The Reluctant Brides Series Book 2 from the Author: Shirlee Busbee. London's loveliest and wealthiest social pariah, Thea Garrett guards her wounded heart by refusing to give love a second thought. Then she encounters the cynical and handsome Patrick Blackburne, who's protecting wounds of his own. The moment Blackburne lays eyes on the remarkable Miss Garrett, he instantly forswears his famously wicked ways. But when a gossamer web of dangerous blackmail spins around them, Thea and Blackburne must face the truth: neither can swear by love. THE RELUCTANT BRIDES, in series order A Heart for the Taking Swear by Moonlight While Passion Sleeps THE SOUTHERN WOMEN, in series order The Tiger Lily Each Time We Love At Long Last Love a Dark Rider THE LOUISIANA LADIES, in series order Deceive Not My Heart Midnight Masquerade Love Be Mine