The Plain Sense of Things (Flyover Fiction) by Pamela Carter Joern

By Pamela Carter Joern

In prose as fresh and gorgeous because the stark prairie environment, The undeniable experience of Things tells the tales of 3 generations of a western Nebraska relations. those stories of sorrow and wish are hooked up through the sinews of desire and mistaken love that hold households jointly. A farm spouse struggles to aid her little ones after the dying of her moment husband; a tender girl grapples with the shift from girlhood to motherhood; global conflict II wreaks havoc on these left at the back of; and a failing farmstead breaks a family’s middle. Amid complication and alter, those interwoven tales light up the resilience and dignity—and the delicate sweetness—of a existence lived in transparent view of the obvious feel of things.
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Alpha and Omega: A Companion Novella to Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs

By Patricia Briggs

A significant other novella to Cry Wolf—from the number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of the Mercy Thompson novels.
Reluctant werewolf Anna Latham unearths a brand new experience of self while the son of the werewolf king involves city to quell unrest within the Chicago pack—and evokes an influence in Anna she’s by no means felt before...

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M'Hashish by Mohammed Mrabet

By Mohammed Mrabet

“Ah,” stated Hassan, “I don’t think on the earth. There’s one other international the place lifestyles is different."

These are tales of that international. The note m’hashish (equivalent in Moghrebi of “behashished” or “full of hashish”) is used simply in a literal experience, but in addition figuratively, to explain anyone whose habit turns out irrational or unforeseen. The stories right here take care of the various attainable effects, fascinating and questionable, of being in that state.

Mohammed Mrabet was once born in Tangier in 1936. for the reason that assembly within the early 1960's, Paul Bowles has taped and translated a number of unusual legends and energetic tales mentioned via Mrabet: Love with a couple of Hairs (novel), The Lemon (novel), The Boy Who Set Fire (stories), Harmless Poisons, innocent Sins (stories), The seashore Café & glance & stream On (autobiography), and The great Mirror (novella). After relocating again to Tangier after dwelling in ny for 4 years, Mrabet resumed his position as a fisherman and commenced portray. He maintains to color whereas dwelling within the Souani region of Tangier.

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Steampunk Prime: A Vintage Steampunk Reader by Mike Ashley, Paul Di Filippo

By Mike Ashley, Paul Di Filippo

Realize unique steampunk stories during this anthology of reports written prior to there have been genuine rocketships, atomic energy, electronic desktops, or available electrical energy. the trendy day steampunk style is a reinventing of the earlier in the course of the eyes of its inventors and adventures, yet this assortment is from actual Victorians and Edwardians who observed the long run power of technology and its bold percentages. Steam-powered autos, submarines, and robots are featured along nice airships and spaceships in those daring and inventive tales of wish, triumph, and catastrophe.

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Built by Amie Stuart

By Amie Stuart

In "Kink" by means of Amie Stuart, a manicurist by means of day, blond bombshell Cherise loves to stroll at the wild aspect at evening, the place uninhibited intercourse is available in each type and flavour. And she's acquired the proper strikes to get attractive, green-eyed air-conditioner repairman D'Angelo out of Texas warmth and into her scorching global the place a bit additional spice makes lovin' additional nice.In "Down And soiled" through Jami Alden, company exec Taylor Flynn storms round the corner to bitch concerning the noisy weed whacking, yet her mouth is going dry - and the remainder of her melts with rainy, wild longing - whilst she meets the fellow himself, panorama contractor Joe Tierney. Now he is able to express this all-work-and-no-play lady that it is time to get naked...and get dirty.In "Rock sturdy" by way of Bonnie Edwards, Florida wood worker Jake McKay cannot withstand the honey voice insisting he shuttle go state to renovate an historical Seattle property. while he meets Lexa Creighton, it is a lust initially contact, and skin-scorching excitement all of the means. yet it will take a bit support from a few amorous ghosts to maintain this rock sturdy guy the place he belongs - in Lexa's mattress.

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