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Supernatural detective Jack Nightingale fights his battles in the shadows, in the grey areas where demons and monsters seek their prey. In this collection of nine short stories, Nightingale matches wits against demons from Hell, monsters created by humans, and Satanists who have done their own private deals with the devil. The stories are - Still Bleeding, Cursed, Blood Bath, I Know Who Did It, My Name Is Lydia, The Creeper, Children Of The Dark, Tracks, and The Undead. Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers, an Amazon and Sunday Times bestseller and author of the critically acclaimed Dan "Spider" Shepherd series and the Jack Nightingale supernatural detective novels. Jack Nightingale appears in the full-length novels Nightfall, Midnight, Nightmare, Nightshade, Lastnight, San Francisco Night and New York Night and has his own website at www.jacknightingale.com
A nightingale selflessly sacrifices herself to help a young student win the love of his professor’s daughter, but both the professor’s daughter and the young student prove unworthy of her sacrifice. Victorian author Oscar Wilde is known both as a playwright and prose author. Among his most famous works are The Picture of Dorian Gray, his only novel, the plays An Ideal Husband and The Importance of Being Earnest, and the short story collections Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and Other Stories and The Happy Prince and Other Stories. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
An exclusive digital Christmas collection from the bestselling author Donna Douglas. Includes A Nightingale Christmas Wish and Nightingales Under the Mistletoe plus two short stories - A Child is Born and Little Girl Lost. A Child is Born: A Nightingales Christmas Story Christmas Eve, 1936 On a foggy December night, a pregnant woman walks out in front of a trolley bus and is knocked unconscious. She is rushed to the Nightingale hospital, and a healthy baby is delivered. But the mother claims to have lost her memory, and cannot believe that the child is hers. It seems that the Nightingale nurses may need to perform a Christmas miracle. A Nightingale Christmas Wish It’s Christmas at the Nightingale Hospital ... Sister Blake is revisited by a face from the past. Will buried secrets stop her from being happy? Lonely Helen Dawson has new responsibilities and trials, but is she looking for love in all the wrong places? And Matron puts the Nightingale first, even before her own health. With war looming large, will Matron and the Nightingale survive? With new hardships, new loves and new heartbreak, will anyone get their Christmas wish? A Little Girl Lost It’s Christmas time at The Nightingale Hospital and the children on Parry Ward are waiting eagerly for Father Christmas to arrive. But an unexpected arrival beats him to it and, as one discovery leads to another, the past comes back to confront the present. But will Staff Nurse Rose Chambers be able to forgive and forget? It is Christmas after all ... Nightingales Under the Mistletoe Christmas 1941 and the Nightingale nurses are facing their toughest winter yet. With shortages everywhere, and each news bulletin announcing more defeats and losses, the British people are weary and demoralised and The Nightingale Hospital is suffering too. Millie is recently widowed and dealing with the demands of her family’s estate. It’s not long before her old world of the Nightingale begins to beckon, along with a long-lost love ... Jess would rather be nursing on the front line but finds herself sent to the country. It isn’t long before the East End girl discovers there are battles to be fought on the home front too. Effie finds herself exiled to a quiet village, but the quiet doesn’t last for long as she soon finds excitement in the shape of a smooth-talking GI. As Christmas approaches, even the shelter of the countryside can’t protect the girls from heartache.
This is a collection of works of such great authors as, Arthur Conan Doyle, James Matthew Barrie, Joseph Conrad, Daniel Defoe and etc. More than 1.500.000 words, gold words. This collection is intended to simplify our task. No longer need to look for books on different sites, all of them are already collected in one book. In this volume: -Alexandre Dumas -Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman -Richard Le Gallienne -Sir Henry Rider Haggard -Thomas Hardy -Nathaniel Hawthorne -Washington Irving -James Joyce -Franz Kafka -Rudyard Kipling
This carefully crafted ebook: "JOHN BUCHAN - Complete Short Stories Collection (Unabridged)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Grey Weather The Ballad for Grey Weather Prester John At the Article of Death Politics and the May-Fly A Reputation A Journey of Little Profit At the Rising of the Waters The Earlier Affection The Black Fishers Summer Weather The Oasis in the Snow The Herd of Standlan Streams of Water in the South The Moor-Song Comedy in the Full Moon The Moon Endureth: The Company of the Marjolaine A Lucid Interval The Lemnian Space Streams of Water In The South The Grove of Ashtaroth The Riding of Ninemileburn The Kings of Orion The Rime of True Thomas The Runagates Club The Green Wildebeest Human Quarry, or The Frying-Pan and the Fire Dr. Lartius The Wind in The Portico "Divus" Johnston The Loathly Opposite Sing a Song of Sixpence Ship to Tarshish Skule Skerry "Tendebant Manus" The Last Crusade Fullcircle Miscellaneous The Far Islands Fountainblue The Last Crusade The Wife of Flanders The King of Ypres The Keeper of Cademuir No-Man's-Land Basilissa The Strange Adventure of Mr. Andrew Hawthorn John Buchan (1875-1940) was a Scottish novelist and historian and also served as Canada's Governor General. His 100 works include nearly thirty novels, seven collections of short stories and biographies. But, the most famous of his books were the adventure and spy thrillers, most notably The Thirty-Nine Steps, and it is for these that he is now best remembered.
Follow Freya Snow's adventures between the first and second book. Ghosts Freya never liked Halloween. Every year on Halloween, Freya could swear that she was being watched. Of course, now she knows that she has been, by a ghost no less, since she was born, but her unease refuses to fade. Maybe Amber’s not the only thing that goes bump in the night… Cold With the whole family over for Christmas, it’s perhaps the worst time for Freya’s powers to go on the fritz. It’s been a few months since she learned about magic, and Freya finally feels that she has a handle on her powers. At least, until she gets a cold. With every sneeze causing an explosion, keeping her secret throughout the holiday seems impossible. Whoever said Christmas wasn’t stressful for the kids? Candles Freya always hated that her birthday was on Valentine’s. With Damon entertaining his new girlfriend, Amber distracted by the anniversary of her mother’s death, and her sister in Japan, Freya predicts a lousy day of eating cake alone. She doesn’t predict the Demon looking for revenge. Test Freya tries to multi-task by catching up with her sister while hunting Demons. Probably not her smartest plan... The Freya Snow Short Story Collection is made up of various YA urban fantasy short stories following Freya on her adventures between her first and second book.
“Outstanding....Alice Fulton reveals herself to be triumphantly at home in the short story.”—Boston Sunday Globe In 1908, Mamie Garrahan faces childbirth aided by her arsenic-eating sister-in-law Kitty, a nun who grows opium poppies, and a doctor who prescribes Bayer Heroin. "In the twentieth century, I believe there are no saints left," Mamie remarks. But her daughters and granddaughter test this notion with far-reaching consequences. Kitty's arsenic reappears sixty years later in the hands of her distraught niece. A schoolgirl's passion for the Beatles and Melville—a passion both lonely and funny—shapes her life. Each decade is illuminated by endearingly eccentric characters: an anorexic waitress falls for a wealthy college boy in the jazz age...an exuberant young nurse questions science during the Depression...a homely seamstress designs a scandalous dress in the 1950s. The Nightingales of Troy, the first fiction collection by an acclaimed American poet, creates a vividly palpable sense of time and place. Alice Fulton's memorable characters confront the deepest dilemmas with bravery and abiding love.

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