Author: Jan Adkins
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822814
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Solstice from the Author: Jan Adkins. Jan Lee Adkins was born on the Ohio River in West Virginia and raised in Wheeling. He attended public school in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Jan has lived in Ohio, the Washington, DC, megalopolis, and in Marin County, California, but his real home is the area around Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts, between New Bedford and Wareham. This is where his children were born and he learned to sail.


Author: David Hewson
Publisher: Grand Central Pub
ISBN: 9780446608633
Size: 72.40 MB
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Solstice from the Author: David Hewson. A CIA chief and a brilliant scientist join forces to thwart the plans of techno-activists who attempt to use a giant solar ray to end the world so that civilization can begin again, as the new millennium approaches. Reprint.


Author: P. J. Hoover
Publisher: Tor Teen
ISBN: 1466815183
Size: 59.38 MB
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Solstice from the Author: P. J. Hoover. Piper's world is dying. Each day brings hotter temperatures and heat bubbles which threaten to destroy the Earth. Amid this Global Heating Crisis, Piper lives under the oppressive rule of her mother, who suffocates her even more than the weather does. Everything changes on her eighteenth birthday, when her mother is called away on a mysterious errand and Piper seizes her first opportunity for freedom. Piper discovers a universe she never knew existed—a sphere of gods and monsters—and realizes that her world is not the only one in crisis. While gods battle for control of the Underworld, Piper's life spirals out of control as she struggles to find the answer to the secret that has been kept from her since birth—her very identity.... An imaginative melding of mythology and dystopia, Solstice is the first YA novel by talented newcomer P. J. Hoover. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Solstice At Stonewylde

Author: Kit Berry
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575098880
Size: 68.14 MB
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Solstice At Stonewylde from the Author: Kit Berry. Yul stands at the threshold between life and death. Poisoned at the festival of the dead, his life now hangs by a thread. More than his own will to survive, it's his fellow Stonewylders who must save him. But will they, when Magus has done so much to undermine Yul and turn the people against him? Yet there are cracks in Magus' following. When he confesses a secret that shocks the community, the Stonewylde folk begin to understand his true nature. Magus' spiral into obsession and darkness continues, his kindness and charm now vanished. The cruelty that lies beneath is becoming clear ... as is the deadly web of deceit and betrayal in which Yul and Sylvie are trapped. The Winter Solstice approaches and Yul and Sylvie refuse to give up hope. But Sylvie is unaware of Magus' real plans for her and she's horrified when he finally shows his hand. Can this really be why she was brought to Stonewylde? As the final conflict draws near, how can she avoid Magus' trap? Yul will need all his strength, and all his supporters, if he is to make a stand and put an end to what Magus has started. As the darkness draws in around them, the wise woman on the hill makes a chilling prophecy. There is no escape and no compromise when death comes knocking: five will die at Stonewylde. The only question is who ...


Author: Roy Henry Vickers
Size: 78.55 MB
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Solstice from the Author: Roy Henry Vickers.

Celebrate The Solstice

Author: Richard Heinberg
Publisher: Quest Books
ISBN: 0835630935
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Celebrate The Solstice from the Author: Richard Heinberg. This book is an accessible, engaging tool to help people enrich their lives through the observance of ancient, astronomically determined Earth festivals. It assists us to recover an experience that had deep meaning for the ancients and that is now increasingly relevant to a world facing environmental challenges. Seasonal festivals are not meant to be cultural relics. They are joyous, fun, mischievous, profound, life-affirming events that connect us deeply with the Earth, the heavens, and the wellspring of being within us. This book encourages us to undertake full-bodied, ecstatic seasonal renewal by providing information on the history and meaning of the solstices with practical suggestions on how to celebrate them now.

Winter Solstice

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0312277717
Size: 74.29 MB
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Winter Solstice from the Author: Rosamunde Pilcher. In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people.... Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself. Gradually she settled into the comfortable familiarity of village life -- shopkeepers knowing her tastes, neighbors calling her by name -- still she finds herself lonely. Oscar Blundell gave up his life as a musician in order to marry Gloria. They have a beautiful daughter, Francesca, and it is only because of their little girl that Oscar views his sacrificed career as worthwhile. Carrie returns from Australia at the end of an ill-fated affair with a married man to find her mother and aunt sharing a home and squabbling endlessly. With Christmas approaching, Carrie agrees to look after her aunt's awkward and quiet teenage daughter, Lucy, so that her mother might enjoy a romantic fling in America. Sam Howard is trying to pull his life back together after his wife has left him for another. He is without home and without roots, all he has is his job. Business takes him to northern Scotland, where he falls in love with the lush, craggy landscape and set his sights on a house. It is the strange rippling effects of a tragedy that will bring these five characters together in a large, neglected estate house near the Scottish fishing town of Creagan. It is in this house, on the shortest day of the year, that the lives of five people will come together and be forever changed. Rosamunde Pilcher's long-awaited return to the page will warm the hearts of readers both old and new. Winter Solstice is a novel of love, loyalty and rebirth.

The Summer Solstice

Author: John Matthews
Publisher: Godsfield Press
ISBN: 9781841812779
Size: 45.22 MB
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The Summer Solstice from the Author: John Matthews. The sun is universally acknowledged as the source of life, of fertility, and of good fortune, and so has been worshipped by all cultures. This book presents myth and legend, and offers new and old ways of celebrating the turning of the seasons.

Summer Solstice

Author: Lincoln Cole
ISBN: 1537843761
Size: 44.94 MB
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Summer Solstice from the Author: Lincoln Cole. Beat those summertime doldrums with some short works by Kindle Press Authors! More stories from the worlds of Kindle Press Authors! There are over twenty-five stories in this anthology telling stories in and around their published books, and whether you are an old fan or just want to give some new authors a try, then this is the collection for you! So pick up your copy today and come along for some intense journeys into the heart of these worlds. Who knows: you might just find your next favorite author!

The Winter Solstice

Author: Ellen Jackson
Publisher: First Avenue Editions
ISBN: 0761302972
Size: 41.81 MB
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The Winter Solstice from the Author: Ellen Jackson. Presents facts and folklore about the shortest day of the year, a day that has been filled with magic since ancient times.