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Dancing Jax
Author: Robin Jarvis
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007342381
Pages: 576
Year: 2011-02-10
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A brilliant supernatural thriller with a modern twist, and a triumphant return from one of Britain’s best-loved writers.
Dancing Jax - Auftakt
Author: Robin Jarvis
Publisher: script5
ISBN: 3732001288
Pages: 544
Year: 2013-12-16
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Einige Bücher sind schädlich, sogar gefährlich. Sie verdrehen einem den Kopf und geben den dunkelsten Seiten der menschlichen Seele Nahrung. Sie sollten verbannt oder vernichtet werden. Diese Geschichte handelt von solch einem Buch. Ich hoffe, es gibt noch genug von euch da draußen, die das hier lesen und mir glauben und sich zur Wehr setzen können - bevor es zu spät ist. Ein altertümlich wirkendes und zunächst harmlos erscheinendes Buch taucht in einer englischen Kleinstadt auf und ergreift Besitz von seinen Lesern. Immer mehr Menschen werden von dem Buch befallen und zu willenlosen Charakteren der Geschichte. Der diabolische Plan des Autors scheint aufzugehen. "Dancing Jax - Auftakt" ist der erste Band einer Trilogie. Stephen-King-like kombiniert Robin Jarvis intelligente Schockelemente mit Fantasy und schafft so eine vor Spannung überbordende Trilogie. Die Saat des Bösen geht auf und es scheint kein Entrinnen für die gleichgeschaltete Menschheit zu geben ...
The Book with No Name
Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843175762
Pages: 448
Year: 2012-04-01
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Detective Miles Jensen is called to the lawless town of Santa Mondega to investigate a spate of murders. This would all be quite ordinary in those rough streets, except that Jensen is the Chief Detective of Supernatural Investigations.The breakneck plot centres around a mysterious blue stone - 'The Eye of the Moon' - and the men (and women) who all want to get their hands on it: a mass murderer with a drink problem, a hit man who thinks he's Elvis, and a pair of monks among them. Add in the local crime baron, an amnesiac woman who's just emerged from a five-year coma, a gypsy fortune-teller and a hapless hotel porter, and the plot thickens fast. Most importantly, how do all these people come to be linked to the strange book with no name? The anonymous, ancient book that no one seems to have survived reading? The Book With No Name is a fast-paced, cinematic page-turner shot through with black humour, which will hold you rapt from its intriguing opening to the dramatic climax. There's only one way to find out what happens when you read the book with no name...
Shiver
Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Scholastic UK
ISBN: 1407129406
Pages: 448
Year: 2011-08-04
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Grace is fascinated by the wolves in the woods behind her house; one yellow-eyed wolf in particular. Every winter, she watches him, but every summer, he disappears. Sam leads two lives. In winter, he stays in the frozen woods, with the protection of the pack. In summer, he has a few precious months to be human . . . until the cold makes him shift back again. When Grace and Sam finally meet, they realize they can't bear to be apart. But as winter nears, Sam must fight to stay human - or risk losing himself, and Grace, for ever.
The Power of Dark
Author: Robin Jarvis
Publisher: Egmont UK
ISBN: 1780317328
Pages: 288
Year: 2016-06-30
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An enthralling mix of magic and horror – first of a new series from fantasy legend Robin Jarvis. Something is brewing in the town of Whitby. To best friends Lil and Verne, it just seems like a particularly bad storm. But Cherry Cerise, the last of the Whitby witches, fears that ancient forces are at work, reviving the curse of a long lost magical artefact. The legend goes that the Nimius was created by magician Melchior Pyke, with the assistance of a young witch known as Scaur Annie. But they were both betrayed by Pyke’s villainous manservant, Mister Dark, causing a feud that has survived even beyond death. As Mister Dark, with his horrific winged familiar, arises to mastermind Whitby’s very own apocalypse and take the Nimius for his own evil purposes, can Lil and Verne join with Cherry to quell his plans and save their home? Robin Jarvis started writing in 1988 and quickly became a bestselling author with his Deptford Mice and Whitby Witches series. The Power of Dark is the first of a hauntingly good new series set in the atmospheric North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby. You can find out more at www.robinjarvis.com or follow him on Twitter @robinjarvis1963
Skinned
Author: Robin Wasserman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 085707007X
Pages: 368
Year: 2010-04-01
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Lia Kahn is beautiful, popular and destined for success… until the horrific accident that nearly kills her. Lia wakes up in a body that is not a body. It's a machine, designed to look and feel human, and her memories have been 'downloaded'. Lia will never age. She need never feel pain again. And, as long as she is vigilant about backing up her memories, she need never die. Struggling to come to terms with what has happened, Lia tries to return to her own life. But nothing is the same… She's one of the "mechanicals" or "mechs" now. Her friends and boyfriend turn their backs on her, shutting her out. Even her own family can't seem to understand that underneath it all, she's still the same person. Or is she? Drawn to a seemingly reckless circle of "mechs", Lia starts to see the limitless options of her new "body" - after all, there isn't anything they can't do! But there are some who would like to see the new technology vanish, and these strange mechanical beings along with it. Can you really be human without a body? And is it technically murder to "kill" a machine…? In the tradition of Scott Westerfeld comes a riveting and edgy science fiction novel which raises questions of mortality, technology and morality.
The Dark Portal
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Publisher: Acorn Digital Press
ISBN: 1908318767
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Year: 1989
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While on a rescue mission, a few daring mice journey below to the sewers to an evil world populated by rats who peel mice before eating them and worship the Dark Lord.
Crown of Acorns
Author: Catherine Fisher
Publisher: Hachette Children's
ISBN: 144490292X
Pages: 288
Year: 2010-09-02
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In an absorbing mystery thriller, a teenage girl with a past arrives in a city: new name, new identity, new foster family. She has chosen the city herself, and is fascinated by its harmony and beauty, but is clearly in fear of discovery. She is nursing a secret from her early childhood, a secret that produces new terrors for her the moment she fears her identity has been spotted. A parallel narrative tells of a young architect's apprentice, Zak, in 1750 - working with Jonathan Forrest, a man obsessed with past Druidic mysteries and a new architectural vision for the city. He plans to create the world's first circular terraced street, the King's Circus - a plan greeted with scorn and derision. Zac soon realises there's more than just obsession with an architectural vision; there is some secret associated with building a hidden chamber in the centre of the Circus. But Zac himself has his own confused and highly destructive agenda ... These narratives are framed by the voice of Bladud - mythical first builder of the city, destined to die in trying to fly. And ultimately his narrative brings all together in a clever and brilliantly intriguing climax.
Celtic Fashions
Author: Tom Tierney
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486420752
Pages: 48
Year: 2002
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Scores of carefully rendered illustrations depict more than 4,000 years of Celtic apparel-from cloaks worn by European Celts ca. 2000 b.c. to the plaid tunics of British-Celtic farm women (100 b.c.) and the elaborately embroidered costume of a 20th-century Irish step dancer. Fascinating, ready-to-color archive with detailed captions also includes illustrations of period headgear, footwear, and jewelry.
Skios
Author: Michael Frayn
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805095500
Pages: 272
Year: 2012-06-19
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The great master of farce turns to an exclusive island retreat for a comedy of mislaid identities, unruly passions, and demented, delicious disorder On the private Greek island of Skios, the high-paying guests of a world-renowned foundation prepare for the annual keynote address, to be given this year by Dr. Norman Wilfred, an eminent authority on the scientific organization of science. He turns out to be surprisingly youthful, handsome, and charming—quite unlike his reputation as dry and intimidating. Everyone is soon eating out of his hands. So, even sooner, is Nikki, the foundation's attractive and efficient organizer. Meanwhile, in a remote villa at the other end of the island, Nikki's old friend Georgie has rashly agreed to spend a furtive horizontal weekend with a notorious schemer, who has characteristically failed to turn up. Trapped there with her instead is a pompous, balding individual called Dr. Norman Wilfred, who has lost his whereabouts, his luggage, his temper, and increasingly all sense of reality—indeed, everything he possesses other than the text of a well-traveled lecture on the scientific organization of science. In a spiraling farce about upright academics, gilded captains of industry, ambitious climbers, and dotty philanthropists, Michael Frayn, the farceur "by whom all others must be measured" (CurtainUp), tells a story of personal and professional disintegration, probing his eternal theme of how we know what we know even as he delivers us to the outer limits of hilarity.
The Oaken Throne
Author: Robin Jarvis
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1587172771
Pages: 384
Year: 2005-08-18
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As the war between the bats and the squirrels rages on, the dying squirrel leader, the Starwife, asks a falcon to take the magic Silver Acorn to safety, while a squirrel maiden named Ysabelle fulfills her destiny when the Silver Acorn comes into her possession.
Freax and Rejex (Dancing Jax, Book 2)
Author: Robin Jarvis
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007453442
Pages: 576
Year: 2012-02-16
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The second novel in the extraordinary, ground-breaking, genre-busting new trilogy from master of fantasy Robin Jarvis
Lyrebird
Author: Cecelia Ahern
Publisher: Charnwood
ISBN: 1444837664
Pages: 480
Year: 2018-01-08
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In the south-west of Ireland, rugged mountains meet bright blue lakes and thick forests. Deep in the woods, a young woman lives alone, forever secluded from the world, her life a well-kept secret. She possesses an extraordinary talent, the likes of which no-one has seen before: a gift that will earn her the nickname Lyrebird. When Solomon stumbles into Laura's solitary existence, her life is turned on its head. Pulled from her peaceful landscape to the cacophony of Dublin, she is confronted by a world desperate to understand her. But while Solomon knows the world will embrace Laura, will it free her to spread her wings - or will it trap her in a gilded cage? Like all wild birds, she needs to fly free...
The Rocky Horror Show
Author: Richard O'Brien
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 0573681120
Pages: 54
Year: 1983
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Rock Musical Characters: 7 males, 3 females Scenery: Interior That sweet transvestite and his motley crew did the time warp on Broadway in a 25th anniversary revival. Complete with sass from the audience, cascading toilet paper and an array of other audience participation props, this deliberately kitschy rock 'n' roll sci fi gothic is more fun than ever. "A socko wacko weirdo rock concert."-WNBC TV. "A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time warped phenomena in show business."-N.Y. Times. "Campy trash."-Time.
Kill the Dead
Author: Richard Kadrey
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062063200
Pages: 464
Year: 2010-10-05
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“Sandman Slim is my kind of hero.” —Kim Harrison “Richard Kadrey is a genius.” —Holly Black Sandman Slim is back from Hell. After wreaking unholy havoc in author Richard Kadrey’s resoundingly acclaimed Sandman Slim, the demon-slaying anti-hero and half-angel fugitive from the underworld returns in a brutally funny, eye-poppingly inventive, and totally addicting follow-up, Kill the Dead. If you’re a fan of Buffy and Jim Butcher, Christopher Moore, Neil Gaiman, and Warren Ellis, or you dig the dark urban fantasy vibe of Charlaine Harris, Kim Harrison, and Simon Green, you’ll cheer Lucifer’s onetime personal assassin as he signs on as his ex-boss’ Hollywood bodyguard…and takes on the zombie apocalypse almost single-handedly.