A Fractured Conjuring

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781612966229

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

View: 4668

Critically-acclaimed author Chloe Sender is lost. Lost in an abusive past; lost within her fragmented mind. And she is lost within the pages of her own incomplete manuscript - a story she barely remembers writing that haunts her with every word, with every increasingly twisted sentence. Sleep-deprived and driven to complete the soul-destroying work, she begins to tear at the seams of her relationships. Her nightmares escalate in intensity and violence until she attempts to destroy the work for the sake of her sanity. But just outside her consciousness there is someone else - some thing else that will not be silenced. Shimmering at the periphery of her vision, capering through her nightmares and seeping into the pages of her manuscript, an ancient evil is in pursuit.

House of Darkness House of Light

The True Story Volume Three

Author: Andrea Perron

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1491829885

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 400

View: 5769

Roger and Carolyn Perron purchased the home of their dreams and eventual nightmares in December of 1970. The Arnold Estate, located just beyond the village of Harrisville, Rhode Island seemed the idyllic setting in which to raise a family. The couple unwittingly moved their five young daughters into the ancient and mysterious farmhouse. Secrets were kept and then revealed within a space shared by mortal and immortal alike. Time suddenly became irrelevant; fractured by spirits making their presence known then dispersing into the ether. The house is a portal to the past and a passage to the future. This is a sacred story of spiritual enlightenment, told some thirty years hence. The family is now somewhat less reticent to divulge a closely-guarded experience. Their odyssey is chronicled by the eldest sibling and is an unabridged account of a supernatural excursion. Ed and Lorraine Warren investigated this haunting in a futile attempt to intervene on their behalf. They consider the Perron family saga to be one of the most compelling and significant of a famously ghost-storied career as paranormal researchers. During a seance gone horribly wrong, they unleashed an unholy hostess; the spirit called Bathsheba; a God-forsaken soul. Perceiving herself to be the mistress of the house, she did not appreciate the competition. Carolyn had long been under siege; overt threats issued in the form of fire…a mother's greatest fear. It transformed the woman in unimaginable ways. After nearly a decade the family left a once beloved home behind though it will never leave them, as each remains haunted by a memory. This tale is an inspiring testament to the resilience of the human spirit on a pathway of discovery: an eternal journey for the living and the dead.

Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic

Conjuring Memory in the Spaces of the AfroAtlantic

Author: D˜w˜ti DŽsir

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304722449

Category: African Americans

Page: 85

View: 7676

Goud kase goud: Conjuring Memory in Spaces of the AfroAtlantic is a visual essay with over 70 photographs of memorials, monuments and places of memory related to the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Part travel journal and part historical log, Dowoti Desir's color images and provocative writing take readers to the haunted places they dare not go but have to, if our societies are to repair themselves.--Provided by publisher.

A Fractured Truth

Author: Carol Brennan

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483570185

Category: Fiction

Page: 752

View: 9903

One moment is all it takes to change the course of a life. For successful young jewelry designer Grace Leshansky that moment came when she shot and killed her charismatic con-man husband, Paul Boudreau. Grace never denied the act. She never spoke about the moments just before when her finger tightened around the trigger — when Paul ripped her world apart with one more lie. Or was it a truth? Convicted of manslaughter, she spends seven years in prison. When she’s released, Grace is a woman indelibly changed. She returns to New York City, where she finds her gambler father vanished—maybe dead. Her career, friends and money—all gone. What now? As she struggles to find a way to live with the past and embrace her future, Grace confronts questions she may no longer be brave enough to ask . Almost immediately, danger begins to close in from unexpected directions: Gabriel McCail, a reporter bent on exposing Paul's treacherous life in an insider biography, threatens to stir up the past; and Michael Pyatt, the beautiful boy who loved and left her at seventeen, is back, possibly with information about her father. Will Grace have the courage to face the truth, or will her search jeopardize her newly won freedom and the lives of those few she holds dear? A Fractured Truth is a twisting, highly charged story of love and trust turned inside out for a complex woman who can’t stop believing. ****A Fractured Truth was previously published under the pseudonym Caroline Slate***

The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self

Subjectivity and Representation from Rimbaud to Réda

Author: Susan Harrow

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802087225

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 269

View: 7047

In The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self, Susan Harrow explores the fascinating interrelation of subjectivity, materiality, and representation in the poetry and related texts of four modern French writers: Arthur Rimbaud, Guillaume Apollinaire, Francis Ponge, and Jacques Réda. She demonstrates the richness and the relevance of modern French poetry for today's readers, putting contemporary thought to work on the fractured self emerging in the post-Baudelairian lyric. Harrow addresses the widely perceived marginalization of poetry in the writing/theory debate, demonstrating that the emergence of a self at once shaped by and straining against material, historical, subjective, and cultural impediments reveals fertile relations between theory and poetry. Where purer forms of postmodernist thinking have stressed the dissolution and dispersal of the human subject, new approaches informed by cultural studies, autobiography theory, and gender studies work to recover fictions of experience and retrieve submerged narratives of the self. Probing the activity of textual self-recovery among the debris of history and fantasy, visuality and desire, and culture and corporeality, The Material, the Real, and the Fractured Self imparts something of the startling beauty and the raw urgency of poetry writing across the broad modern period.

Fractured Thrones

Godly Games (Web of Hearts)

Author: Jamie Magee

Publisher: Jamie Magee


Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 5209

Instantly absorbing, spellbinding mind trip! Do you think you know this series? Grip your facts like a shield, then. Jamie Magee puts you at Willow Haywood’s side in Fractured Thrones as she twists the urban fantasy world around Willow. Once cast into an alternate reality Willow finds herself blindly inside out at Drake and Landen's side. No one is in the right place, but close enough that the chilling fiction is nearly believable. Ready or not, a known villain morphs into the spotlight granting an entirely new view of the Web of Hearts. A supernatural view only a God could possess. Hold on tight, the tide of the war is shifting. “This was the truth of the war of hearts, as one hell surrenders to its demise another is swelling, and in the end we find no victories, only higher stakes.” – Donalt, God of Fear. Special note to the reader: This Novel is part of the “Web of Hearts and Souls,” a massive story where more than one series connect. The series can be read separately or together. COMBINED WEB OF HEARTS AND SOULS READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Whispers of the Damned, Witness, Vital, Vindicate, Synergy, Enflame, Redefined, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire, Derive, Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, The Witches, Revolt, Scorched Souls, Fractured Thrones, Conjuring Royals ( Drake’s Book). *If you are a fan of Adult Paranormal Edge (Season 1&2) can be read with the Web of Hearts, before of after Exaltation--the stories share the same characters. Season 3 can be read after Scorched Souls. INSIGHT READING ORDER: Insight, Embody, Image, Vital, Vindicate, Enflame, Rivulet, Imperial, Blakeshire (Drake's Story), Emanate, Exaltation, Disavow, Fractured Thrones, and Conjuring Royals (Drakes Book) SEE READING ORDER: Whispers of the Damned, Witness of a Broken Heart, Synergy of Souls, Redefined Love Affair, Derive (Aden's Beginning), A Lovers Revolt, Scorched Souls. EDGE SERIES READING ORDER Alphas Rise, Dark Lure, Sacred Betrayal, Risen Lovers, Fall of Kings, Queens Rise, Stolen Son, Disloyal Souls, Aftermath. CONTEMPORARY NOVELS: First Love, Second Chance Series of Stand alone novels: Deploy, Disengage, Impulsion, and Friction. Fans of Suzanne Collins or Veronica Roth, this book series is one you do not want to miss. We all fell hard for Twilight. We lost ourselves in the teen angst of Fallen and Hush, Hush. We found courage in the pages of Hunger Games & Divergent. Our imagination was on fire inside of Mortal Instruments, Throne of Glass, and The Red Queen. And now we have the compelling, enigmatic, character driven thrill ride of the long reaching contemporary fantasy series INSIGHT.

Conjuring Bearden

Author: Romare Bearden

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780938989271

Category: Art

Page: 95

View: 6458

Catalog for an exhibition of American artist Romare Bearden’s work at the Nasher Museum of Art.

A Lover's Revolt

Author: Jamie Magee

Publisher: Jamie Magee



Page: 260

View: 5719

Redeeming the dead had left Draven fearless when it came to mortality. A blessing and a curse, for this time Draven has no choice but to go head-to-head with the Lords of Death who dare to threaten not only Cashton, but also Aden. Self-preservation is the name of the game, something Charlie has little interest in, which only adds to the war at hand.

A Fractured Mind

My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder

Author: Robert B. Oxnam

Publisher: Hyperion


Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 1705

In 1989, Robert B. Oxnam, the successful China scholar and president of the Asia Society, faced up to what he thought was his biggest personal challenge: alcoholism. But this dependency masked a problem far more serious: Multiple Personality Disorder.At the peak of his professional career, after having led the Asia Society for nearly a decade, Oxnam was haunted by periodic blackouts and episodic rages. After his family and friends intervened, Oxnam received help from a psychiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey Smith, and entered a rehab center. It wasn+t until 1990 during a session with Dr. Smith that the first of Oxnam+s eleven alternate personalities-an angry young boy named Tommy-suddenly emerged. With Dr. Smith+s help, Oxnam began the exhausting and fascinating process of uncovering his many personalities and the childhood trauma that caused his condition. This is the powerful and moving story of one person+s struggle with this terrifying illness. The book includes an epilogue by Dr. Smith in which he describes Robert+s case, the treatment, and the nature of multiple personality disorder. Robert+s courage in facing his situation and overcoming his painful past makes for a dramatic and inspiring book.

Notes from a Fractured Country

Selected Journalism

Author: Jonny Steinberg

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781868422937

Category: Journalism

Page: 327

View: 3255

Award-winning author Jonny Steinberg probes, with characteristic insight and empathy, the schisms, ironies and anomalies that continue to plague South African society. Join Steinberg as he meets a poverty-stricken old man who spends most of his state pension maintaining a black Mercedes Benz; as he comes to the conclusion that Thabo Mbeki is an Afro-pessimist; as he walks through Pollsmoor Prison on the eve of the invasion of Iraq and believes that he sees in the jail's corridors the reasons why America's impending war in the Middle East will fail; and as he chastises the Constitutional Court for trying so hard to be politically correct that it ends up entrenching the very AIDS stigma it sought to fight. For the past five years, Steinberg has been recording the events and situations, some of which are deeply disturbing, that he has witnessed on his travels across South Africa in his fortnightly column on Business Day's leader page. Here is the best of that journalism.

Peak Condition

Winning Strategies to Prevent, Treat, and Rehabilitate All Sports Injuries

Author: James G. Garrick,Peter Radetsky

Publisher: Crown Pub


Category: Medical

Page: 344

View: 7838

A guide that identifies sports injuries, tells what causes them, and suggests treatments.

Rosebud Hill, Volume 1

Searching for Willoughby

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781533100566


Page: 276

View: 6329

Searching for Willoughby: Tucker ran away from everything he loved. He thought he could outrun death. He was wrong. Neglecting Mother: Some roads aren't meant to be traveled. Some places aren't meant to be disturbed. Sometimes the dead should stay dead. Dachau Dreaming: Disease doesn't like to be contained. It wants company...it wants to breed.

Break the Skin

Author: Lee Martin

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307716767

Category: Fiction

Page: 275

View: 4535

An awkward teen who forges an unhealthy sibling-like bond with an older person and a jaded woman seeking true love are connected by a terrible crime marked by seemingly small misjudgments they helped to create. By the Pulitzer Prize finalist author of The Bright Forever 30,000 first printing.

The Shell Collector


Author: Anthony Doerr

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439190054

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 1142

Explores the variety of the human condition in a collection of short stories about love, relationships, grief, and hardship.

Dark Thoughts

A Collection of Dark Tales

Author: Martin Reaves

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781480009981

Category: Fiction

Page: 114

View: 1714

Everyone has a dark thought now and then. But sometimes our dark thoughts have us. These thoughts are capable of great evil, but also redemption. Herein lies an even dozen dark tales, to be read with the lights low and the doors locked."Take the simple complexity of Mondrian, fill it with the passion of Klimt, the psychology of Munch, then look at it all through stereo-blind Rembrandt eyes and convert it into words; that's the best way I can think of to describe the darkly poetic writing of Martin Reaves." ~ Trent Zelazny, author of Too Late to Call Texas and Butterfly Potion.

Closing Down

Author: Sally Abbott

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0733635954

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 8429

"Like all good speculative fiction, Sally Abbott has taken what's happening in the geo-politico-social sphere and ramped it up to the nth degree." - THE BIG ISSUE, FOUR STARS What would you do if all you held to be familiar was lost? Australia's rural towns and communities are closing down, much of Australia is being sold to overseas interests, states and countries and regions are being realigned worldwide. Town matriarch Granna Adams, her grandson Roberto, the lonely and thoughtful Clare - all try in their own way to hold on to their sense of self, even as the world around them fractures. The past is long gone. The question now is: do they have a future? An extraordinary and timely debut novel from a compelling new Australian voice.

A break with charity

a story about the Salem witch trials

Author: Ann Rinaldi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780439872188

Category: Trials (Witchcraft)

Page: 298

View: 9982

While waiting for a church meeting in 1706, Susanna English, daughter of a wealthy Salem merchant, recalls the malice, fear, and accusations of witchcraft that tore her village apart in 1692.

Belonging Too Well

Portraits of Identity in Cynthia Ozick's Fiction

Author: Miriam Sivan

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 143842518X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 246

View: 1390

Shows how Ozick’s characters attempt to mediate a complex Jewish identity, one that bridges the differences between traditional Judaism and secular American culture.


A Novel

Author: Lisa Halliday

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150116676X

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 324

Alice, a young American editor living in New York, is in a relationship with the famous and much older writer Ezra Blazer. Amar, an Iraqi-American economist, is on his way to visit his brother in Kurdistan when he is detained by immigration officers and spends the last weekend of 2008 in a holding room in Heathrow. Years later a BBC journalist conducts an interview with Blazer about life, love, and legacy. These three disparate narratives combine into a riveting story of love, luck, and the inextricability of life and art.