The Wisdom of Madness

Author: C.J. Archer
Publisher: C.J. Archer
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With Alice determined to discover the truth about her past, and Seth determined to help her, the couple find themselves sucked into a world where nothing is as it seems and no one can be trusted. On the run to escape a mad queen's wrath, and with an entire realm looking for them, tensions fray and friendships are tested. Even worse for Seth, shocking secrets he'd rather leave buried are brought to the surface. Joined on their adventure by an irritable Gus and a mysterious Eva, the four friends must learn the truth of Alice's past so she can forge her future. But a future with whom? And where? The MINISTRY OF CURIOSITIES series is complete: #1 The Last Necromancer #2 Her Majesty's Necromancer #3 Beyond The Grave #4 Grave Expectations #5 Ashes To Ashes #6 From The Ashes #7 Of Fate And Phantoms #8 Veiled In Moonlight #9 Vow Of Deception #10 The Wisdom Of Madness

Das Phantom

Author: Susan Kay
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104904723
Format: PDF, Docs
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Das Phantom der Oper! Die Lebensgeschichte eines einzigartigen Menschen und ein hervorragender biographischer Roman «Ich bin nicht in Versuchung. Ich bin nicht mehr allein in der Finsternis. Vor meinen Augen sehe ich tausend kleine Teufel, die schwarze Kerzen entzünden am Rand des Weges, der zum blendend schönen Abgrund führt. Eine kühle Brise lässt meinen Umhang wehen wie die Schwingen des Todesengels, wie einen dunklen hochaufragenden Schatten, aufsteigend wie der Phönix aus der Asche, böswillig, allmächtig ...» Susan Kay erzählt die bisher ungeschriebene Lebensgeschichte des "Phantoms der Oper", einer Figur, die eine zeitlose Faszination auf den Leser ausübt.

Willows of Fate

Author: Suzanna J. Linton
Publisher: Suzanna J. Linton via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1536500607
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Is there room in the hands of fate for free will? All her life, Desdemona has seen things others haven’t. Dragons, knights, dwarves, kids with three eyes. Heeding her mother’s advice, she keeps silent about this and struggles through life, pretending everything is normal. The break comes when her father's disappearance drives her into a life of sex and alcoholism. Eventually, she struggles free.

A Crisis of Fate The Fates Book 4

Author: Danielle Bourdon
Publisher: Danielle Bourdon
Format: PDF
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Something eerie is afoot in the Lord of Chaos' castle. Something menacing. Stalked, spooked and harassed, Farris discovers a fatal flaw in the job she was born to do, resulting in one of the most terrifying journeys of her young life. To survive, she must overcome fears she never knew she had and learn to correct mistakes that could cost the lives of those she loves most.

Phantom Limb

Author: Cassandra Crawford
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814760120
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Phantom limb pain is one of the most intractable and merciless pains ever known—a pain that haunts appendages that do not physically exist, often persisting with uncanny realness long after fleshy limbs have been traumatically, surgically, or congenitally lost. The very existence and “naturalness” of this pain has been instrumental in modern science’s ability to create prosthetic technologies that many feel have transformative, self-actualizing, and even transcendent power. In Phantom Limb, Cassandra S. Crawford critically examines phantom limb pain and its relationship to prosthetic innovation, tracing the major shifts in knowledge of the causes and characteristics of the phenomenon. Crawford exposes how the meanings of phantom limb pain have been influenced by developments in prosthetic science and ideas about the extraordinary power of these technologies to liberate and fundamentally alter the human body, mind, and spirit. Through intensive observation at a prosthetic clinic, interviews with key researchers and clinicians, and an analysis of historical and contemporary psychological and medical literature, she examines the modernization of amputation and exposes how medical understanding about phantom limbs has changed from the late-19th to the early-21st century. Crawford interrogates the impact of advances in technology, medicine, psychology and neuroscience, as well as changes in the meaning of limb loss, popular representations of amputees, and corporeal ideology. Phantom Limb questions our most deeply held ideas of what is normal, natural, and even moral about the physical human body.

True Ghosts

Author: Andrew Honigman
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
ISBN: 073872260X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From the vaults of FATE Magazine come true stories of encounters with ghosts, phantoms, and haunted places. An elderly waitress silently serves breakfast to two friends at an eerily deserted diner—and the next day, the friends discover the diner is out of business and slated for demolition. A phantom train still blows its whistle more than fifty years after a gruesome accident. And a grandfather's spirit brings a warning that saves his family from a deadly house fire. Over the past sixty years, FATEmagazine has published thousands of true ghost stories-personal accounts from ordinary people who have had extraordinary run-ins with the spirit world. This collection features the best of these spine-tingling, bizarre, heartwarming, and sometimes humorous haunting experiences. These frightening firsthand reports include tales of: Ghostly Apparitions Messages from the Dead Dream Visitations Near-Death and Out-of-Body Experiences Haunted Places Spirits Helping the Living Vortexes, Time Slips, and Portals to Other Dimensions Spirit Guides and Angels