Black City Saint

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ISBN: 9781633881365
Release Date: 2016-03-01
Number of pages: 390
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Saint in PDF and EPUB For more than sixteen hundred years, Nick Medea has followed and guarded the Gate that keeps the mortal realm and that of Feirie separate, seeking in vain absolution for the fatal errors he made when he slew the dragon. All that while, he has tried and failed to keep the woman he loves from dying over and over. Yet in the fifty years since the Night the Dragon Breathed over the city of Chicago, the Gate has not only remained fixed, but open to the trespasses of the Wyld, the darkest of the Feiriefolk. Not only does that mean an evil resurrected from Nick's own past, but the reincarnation of his lost Cleolinda, a reincarnation destined once more to die. Nick must turn inward to that which he distrusts the most: the Dragon, the beast he slew when he was still only Saint George. He must turn to the monster residing in him, now a part of him...but ever seeking escape. The gang war brewing between Prohibition bootleggers may be the least of his concerns. If Nick cannot prevent an old evil from opening the way between realms...then not only might Chicago face a fate worse than the Great Fire, but so will the rest of the mortal realm.


Black City

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ISBN: 9781101591239
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Number of pages: 400
Author: Elizabeth Richards
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Black City in PDF and EPUB A dark and tender post-apocalyptic love story set in the aftermath of a bloody war In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable--they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash's long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they're caught, they'll be executed--but their feelings are too strong. When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.


Black City Demon

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ISBN: 9781633882751
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 363
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Prometheus Books

Download and read online Black City Demon in PDF and EPUB "A historical urban fantasy set in Prohibition Chicago which combines action, mystery, and romance against a backdrop of gangland wars beset by threat of supernatural horror"--


Grimdark Magazine Issue 12

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ISBN: 9780648010593
Release Date: 2017-07-01
Number of pages:
Author: Richard Byers
Publisher: Grimdark Magazine

Download and read online Grimdark Magazine Issue 12 in PDF and EPUB Grimdark Magazine presents the darker, grittier side of fantasy and science fiction. Each quarterly issue features established and new authors to take you through their hard-bitten worlds alongside articles, reviews and interviews. Our stories are grim, our worlds are dark and our morally grey protagonists and anti-heroes light the way with bloody stories of war, betrayal and action.FICTION- Red Glass by Anna Smith-Spark (Empires of Dust short story)- A Ring to Rule them All by Luke Scull (A Grim Company short story)- Peddler by William StitelerNON-FICTON- Brainstorming and Plotting by Aliette de Bodard- An interview with Richard A. Knaak- An interview with Michael J. Sullivan- An interview with Richard Lee Byers- Review of Swarm and Steel by Michael R. Fletcher- Review of Faithless by Graham Austin-King


Grimdark Magazine Issue 13

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ISBN: 9780648178415
Release Date: 2017-10-01
Number of pages: 119
Author: David M. Hoenig
Publisher: Grimdark Magazine

Download and read online Grimdark Magazine Issue 13 in PDF and EPUB Grimdark Magazine presents the darker, grittier side of fantasy and science fiction. Each quarterly issue features established and new authors to take you through their hard-bitten worlds alongside articles, reviews and interviews. Our stories are grim, our worlds are dark and our morally grey protagonists and anti-heroes light the way with bloody stories of war, betrayal and action.FICTION:- Black City Saints by Richard A. Knaak- The Heavens Fall by S. Andrew Swann- Like a Curse by David M. HoenigNON-FICITON:- How to Land a Rockstar Agent in Ten Excruciating Steps by Deborah A. Wolf- Barbarians or Philosophers? by Matthew Cropley and Victoria Bridgland- An Interview with Anna Stephens- An Interview with Nicholas Eames- A review of Under the Pendulum Sun by Jeannette Ng- A review of Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames


Notable Black American Women

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ISBN: 0810391775
Release Date: 1996
Number of pages: 775
Author: Jessie Carney Smith
Publisher: VNR AG

Download and read online Notable Black American Women in PDF and EPUB Provides brief biographies of business executives, writers, journalists, lawyers, physicians, actresses, singers, musicians, artists, educators, religious leaders, civil rights activists, politicians, aviators, athletes, and scientists


Die unsichtbare Bibliothek

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ISBN: 9783732506989
Release Date: 2015-12-10
Number of pages: 429
Author: Genevieve Cogman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

Download and read online Die unsichtbare Bibliothek in PDF and EPUB ALLES BEGINNT MIT EINEM BUCH ... Die unsichtbare Bibliothek - ein Ort jenseits von Raum und Zeit und ein Tor zu den unterschiedlichsten Welten. Hier werden einzigartige Bücher gesammelt und erforscht, nachdem Bibliothekare im Außendienst sie beschafft haben. Irene Winters ist eine von ihnen. Ihr aktueller Auftrag führt sie in ein viktorianisches London, wo eine seltene Version der Grimm'schen Märchen aufgetaucht ist. Doch was als einfacher Einsatz beginnt, wird nur allzu schnell ein tödliches Abenteuer, denn Irene ist nicht die Einzige, die hinter dem Buch her ist. Und die anderen Interessenten gehen über Leichen, um zu bekommen, was sie wollen ...


Legends of the Dragonrealm

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ISBN: 9781682613832
Release Date: 2017-09-12
Number of pages: 655
Author: Richard A. Knaak
Publisher: Permuted Press

Download and read online Legends of the Dragonrealm in PDF and EPUB With the rebellion in dire straits, Nathan Bedlam and the Gryphon turn to a desperate spell that may win them the war, but cost them their souls. And an even darker threat lurks behind the scenes, an ancient evil whose resurrection is being instigated by none other than Nathan's son, Azran, and his sinister creation, a magical blade housing a malevolent mind of its own…


We Will Shoot Back

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ISBN: 9780814724248
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Number of pages: 336
Author: Akinyele Omowale Umoja
Publisher: NYU Press

Download and read online We Will Shoot Back in PDF and EPUB Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature In We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, Akinyele Omowale Umoja argues that armed resistance was critical to the Southern freedom struggle and the dismantling of segregation and Black disenfranchisement. Intimidation and fear were central to the system of oppression in most of the Deep South. To overcome the system of segregation, Black people had to overcome fear to present a significant challenge to White domination. As the civil rights movement developed, armed self-defense and resistance became a significant means by which the descendants of enslaved Africans overturned fear and intimidation and developed different political and social relationships between Black and White Mississippians. This riveting historical narrative reconstructs the armed resistance of Black activists, their challenge of racist terrorism, and their fight for human rights. Instructor's Guide


Black Saint of the Americas

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ISBN: 9781107729421
Release Date: 2014-10-13
Number of pages: 304
Author: Celia Cussen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Black Saint of the Americas in PDF and EPUB In May 1962, as the struggle for civil rights heated up in the United States and leaders of the Catholic Church prepared to meet for Vatican Council II, Pope John XXIII named the first black saint of the Americas, the Peruvian Martín de Porres (1579–1639), and designated him the patron of racial justice. The son of a Spanish father and a former slavewoman from Panamá, Martín served a lifetime as the barber and nurse at the great Dominican monastery in Lima. This book draws on visual representations of Martín and the testimony of his contemporaries to produce the first biography of this pious and industrious black man from the cosmopolitan capital of the Viceroyalty of Peru. The book vividly chronicles the evolving interpretations of his legend and his miracles, and traces the centuries-long campaign to formally proclaim Martín de Porres a hero of universal Catholicism.


Shrinking Cities

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ISBN: 9781135072223
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Number of pages: 334
Author: Karina Pallagst
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Shrinking Cities in PDF and EPUB The shrinking city phenomenon has affected metropolitan areas around the world, leading to dramatic decline in their economic and social bases. Offering case studies of cities from five different continents, this volume considers specific economic, social, environmental, cultural and land-use issues as it places ""shrinking cities"" in a global perspective.


Westminster memorials of the city Saint Peter s college the parish churches palaces streets and worthies

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044081209926
Release Date: 1849
Number of pages: 359
Author: Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott
Publisher:

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Secret Society of Saint Mystic

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ISBN: 9781434993571
Release Date: 2009-04-06
Number of pages: 170
Author: Hiram Ed Taylor
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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ISBN: 9780195167795
Release Date: 2009-02-02
Number of pages: 2672
Author: Paul Finkelman
Publisher:

Download and read online Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present in PDF and EPUB Focusing on the making of African American society from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this encyclopedia traces the transition from the Reconstruction Era to the age of Jim Crow, the Harlem Renaissance, the Great Migration, the Brown ruling that overturned Plessy, the Civil Rights Movement, and the ascendant influence of African American culture on the American cultural landscape.Covering African American history in all areas of U.S. history and culture from 1896 to the present, the Encyclopedia contains approximately 1,200 fully cross-referenced entries that are all signed by leading scholars and experts, making this five-volume set the most reliable and extensive treatment to be found on African American history in the twentieth century. The set also contains 500 images and roughly 640 biographies, as well as an entry on each of the fifty states. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of African Americans, the Encyclopedia also contains entries about key figures who affected the lives of African Americans in particular and Americans in general. Unrivalled in breadth and scope, this is the preeminent source of information on this topic and is destined to become a trusted reference source for years to come.


Saint Monkey A Novel

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ISBN: 9780393080049
Release Date: 2014-02-24
Number of pages: 350
Author: Jacinda Townsend
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Download and read online Saint Monkey A Novel in PDF and EPUB Two friends from the mountains of eastern Kentucky try to retain their friendship when one of them is invited to play the Apollo with a jazz group while the other sinks lower in her poor, backward, backwoods life.