Prospero's Mirror

By A N Donaldson

Oxford, 1935

M. R. James, Britain’s maximum author of ghost tales, is summoned through the Warden of previous university to enquire the inscription on an historical stone replicate. yet he unearths himself drawn right into a darkish maze of secrets and techniques, together with one from his personal in charge prior.

Oxford, 1665

At a time whilst verified orthodoxies are being challenged through the recent technological know-how, Warden Woodward of outdated university has bought an identical reflect. He quickly suspects conspiracy and witchcraft in a urban besieged through plague.

Assailed through devastating visions, stuck among fears of an old curse and the realm Wars of the longer term, males from various centuries delve right into a forgotten secret and are pressured to confront their very own demons. yet is self-reflection the main harmful factor of all? And are there a few phrases that may kill?

“What is learn can't be unread...”

Stella Rimington acknowledged: “Necromancy, witchcraft and grotesque goings on one of the dreaming spires. This traditionally established, good researched and wonderfully written blood chiller may have you having a look over your shoulder for anonymous horrors. watch out for the finishing, relatively if you happen to be afflicted by undesirable dreams.”

Frances Cairncross acknowledged: “Alasdair Donaldson has written a wonderfully spooky first novel, vividly combining the horrors of plague-ridden seventeenth century Oxford with mysterious goings on within the wintry urban within the interwar years. His creepy description of the abandoned cloister and turrets of ‘Old collage’ over Christmas is absolute to make sure that no undergraduate remains in the back of in Oxford over the holidays.”

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The Book of the Damned: The Collected Works of Charles Fort

By Charles Fort

This Encyclopedia Forteana anthologizes the cult hero’s 4 vintage works at the unusual, the unexplained, and the simply undeniable bizarre: The e-book of the Damned, Lo!, Wild Talents, and New Lands. It beneficial properties Fort’s entire, unabridged textual content and a subject matter index.

Here are the 4 books that invented our knowing of the magical. those are cult hero Charles Fort’s defining files of unusual, haunting, unusual, and inexplicable “facts” for which technological know-how can't account: Frogs falling from the skies. Mysterious airships in an age prior to flight. Monsters. Poltergeists. Floating islands. Teleportation (a time period fortress invented).

These are the works that moved novelist Theodore Dreiser to write down: “To me not anyone on the earth has instructed the underlying depths and mysteries and percentages as has fortress. To me he's easily stupendous.”

Now, Fort’s vintage investigations are newly gathered with a preface via biographer Jim Steinmeyer. entire with an entire topic index, this is the definitive castle anthology for our instances.

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The Middle House: Return to Cold Creek Hollow (Haunted Series Book 10)

By Alexie Aaron

Unfinished enterprise, all of us have it. tasks left undone, a backyard but to be weeded, an e-mail wanting to be despatched. In Mia’s case, it’s chilly Creek hole. it's been years because the horrors there have been effectively handled. yet what occurred to the ghosts that retreated to the sanctuary of the homes? should still she allow drowsing ghosts lie?

In the center residence, an evil stirs at the back of its stone partitions. It calls to its minions, collecting its forces. Mia is alerted to the collection by way of a spirit tracker, certainly one of a couple of spectral bounty hunters who've been following the trail of a strong soul-jumper who has arrived within the hollow.

Join PEEPs as outdated buddies and new reunite in chilly Creek hole to conflict what lies contained in the heart house.

The heart residence: go back to chilly Creek hole is Alexie Aaron’s 10th novel of the “Haunted Series.”

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Prom Nights from Hell

By Stephenie Meyer, Kim Harrison, Meg Cabot, Michele Jaffe

Five extraordinary authors.

Five unforgettable stories.

In this interesting number of paranormal stories, best-selling authors Stephenie Meyer (Twilight), Kim Harrison (Once useless, two times Shy), Meg Cabot (How to Be Popular), Lauren Myracle (ttyl), and Michele Jaffe (Bad Kitty) take promenade mishaps to a complete new level—a really hellish point. cloth cabinet malfunctions and left toes do not carry a candle to getting to know your date is the awful Reaper—and he's not right here to inform you the way scorching you look.

From angels combating demons to a twisted tackle getting what you would like for, those 5 tales will entertain higher than any DJ in a nasty tux can. No corsage or limo condominium helpful. simply stable, creepy fun.

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Ask Your Guides: Connecting to Your Divine Support System

By Sonia Choquette

We’re all non secular beings with a religious help method at the different part that oversees and is helping advisor our lives from the instant we’re born to the instant we go away our actual our bodies and go back to Spirit. no longer realizing this truth is a critical handicap, because the Universe is designed to take care of and nurture all its creatures and help in making our life’s trip more straightforward and extra profitable. once we easy methods to hook up with our angelic publications, our lives evidently fall right into a development of ease and stream in which we develop our souls, satisfy our life’s goal, and make our time on the earth without end entertaining. 
This attention-grabbing and inspirational booklet by Sonia Choquette provides all of the info you must assist you connect to your spirit publications that you can take pleasure in all of the love, abundance, and pleasure you’re entitled to.

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Supernatural: Writings on an Unknown History

By Richard Smoley

This gem-like, concise anthology offers considerate individuals with either an creation to the mystical and a cause to take a clean examine it.

 Nostradamus...channeling...Atlantis...divination. so much critical humans think about such issues nonsense. yet glance back. Writing with highbrow verve and a deeply severe brain, non secular philosopher Richard Smoley explores and reconsiders the supernatural in heritage and today.

We are usually conditioned to think about the Judeo-Christian culture because the basically legitimate, traditionally actual, and rational religious philosophy. Occultism, magic, and the esoteric are, in contrast, thought of illegitimate, delusional, and missing in intrinsic worthy. Supernatural challenges this prejudice, revealing that Western occult traditions are richer and extra traditionally impactful than so much folks think. The e-book finds hidden diamonds and ignored principles that represent the paranormal culture within the West.

For any reader, at any point of expertise, who has ever been interested by an arcane topic – from psychical powers to mystery societies – here's a ebook that provides an entire but unique, serious, but severe, and regularly respectful account of themes from the unseen international. Supernatural is a superb primer to the occult and magical traditions of the West.

Praise for RICHARD SMOLEY

“I have a status rule: I learn something Richard Smoley writes.” —Larry Dossey, M.D.

“Smoley . . . is adept at unknotting the paradoxes of religious traditions and making new connections throughout centuries and languages.” —Library Journal

“He is without doubt one of the liveliest, so much intrepid, and such a lot talented explorers of the religious panorama writing today.”

—Ptolemy Tompkins, writer of Paradise Fever

 

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And Blue Skies From Pain: A Book of the Fey and the Fallen

By Stina Leicht

Northern eire, 1977. Liam Kelly is many stuff: a former wheelman for the IRA, a one-time political prisoner, the half-breed son of a mystic Fey warrior and a mortal lady, and a afflicted younger guy actually haunted by means of the ghosts of his earlier. Liam has became his again on his land’s bloody sectarian problems, however the struggle isn’t performed with him but, and nor is an older, extra mythic battle–between the Church and its demonic enemies, the Fallen.

After centuries of confusion and clash, the Church is at the verge of accepting that the Fey and the Fallen should not an analogous. yet to accomplish this historical truce, Liam needs to turn out to the Church’s Inquisitors that he's no longer a demon, at the same time he wrestles along with his personal guilt and confusion, whereas being hunted by means of enemies either earthly and unworldly.

A shape-shifter by means of nature, Liam has a foot in worlds–and it’s riding him mad.

Skyhorse Publishing, lower than our evening colour and Talos imprints, is proud to put up a wide diversity of titles for readers attracted to technological know-how fiction (space opera, time shuttle, difficult SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fable (grimdark, sword and sorcery, modern city myth, steampunk, replacement history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and lots more and plenty extra. whereas no longer each identify we submit turns into a New York Times bestseller, a countrywide bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we're dedicated to publishing caliber books from a various team of authors.

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Sand Trap (Haunted Series) (Volume 3)

By Alexie Aaron

No longer all sand traps ensue at the hyperlinks. a few might be came across on a well-liked seashore or lonely stretch of street. A delicate and ghost hunters stroll right into a bar. The barman is silent and the barflies lengthy lifeless. seems like the beginning of a comic story, yet it’s now not. An lively hang-out in a derelict biker bar on path sixty six is a dream come real for the PEEPs group till it turns violent. An SOS is distributed to Mia Cooper who hits the open street along with her ghostly good friend Murphy using shotgun. jointly they fight to go into the haunted construction in simple terms to be repelled via the development itself. They can’t get in, and the ghosts can get out. Courtney Fairchild sought after a wealthy husband and wasn’t going to allow a bit factor like demise stand in her means. Hit by means of lightning as she walked alongside an specific Floridian seashore, her soul used to be fused including the sand, making a attractive specimen of fulgurite, which reveals a house on the Chicago box Museum. published into the museum, Courtney roams from show to demonstrate trying to find a fashion out of her glass criminal. subscribe to Mia and the PEEPs staff on an experience from the cultural confines of Chicago’s box Museum down path sixty six to Lucky’s Bar the place evil is often on faucet. "Sand catch" is the 3rd novel of the "Haunted Series."

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The Door to Lost Pages

Step throughout the door to misplaced Pages and break out a lifestyles you by no means sought after. On her 10th birthday, Aydee runs clear of domestic and from her neglectful mom and dad. at the beginning, surviving on my own at the streets is harsh, yet a sequence of scary, bewildering encounters with unusual primordial creatures leads her to a book shop referred to as misplaced Pages, the place she steps right into a extraordinary, occasionally risky, yet interesting lifestyles. Aydee grows up on the reality-hopping misplaced Pages, which turns out to draw a consumers that's both eccentric - or determined. She is again and again drawn into an everlasting warfare among enigmatic gods and monsters, till the day she is faced by way of her worst nightmare: herself.

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Waiting for Gertrude: A Graveyard Gothic

By Bill Richardson

In Paris's Pere-Lachaise cemetery lie the bones of many popular departed. it's also domestic to a lot of stray cats. Now, what if via a few unusual accident, the souls of the recognized have been reborn within the cats with their personalities intact? there is Maria Callas, a wilful and imperious diva, wailing overdue into the evening. Earthy, bawdy chanteuse Edith Piaf is a foul-mouthed washerwoman. Oscar Wilde is hopelessly in love with Jim Morrison who unfortunately doesn't go back his affections. Frederic Chopin is as melancholic and deeply contemplative as ever, and in honor of the culture of leaving love letters at his tomb, he's now the cemetery's postmaster normal. final yet no longer least, Marcel Proust is attempting to unravel the secret in the back of a few strange thefts - anyone has stolen Rossini's glass eye and Sarah Bernhardt's leg. instructed in a sequence of a laugh set items and intercepted letters, it is a scrumptious story of intrigue, unrequited love, longstanding quarrels, personality assassinations, petty spats, and sorcery that builds to a gradual climax on the cats' annual Christmas pageant.

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