Something Dark

Author: Lemn Sissay

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 178682230X

Category: Drama

Page: 56

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Something Dark tells the true story of Lemn Sissay who as a baby was given up by his Ethiopian mother in the 1960s. He was renamed Norman Greenwood and nicknamed Chalky White throughout his turbulent childhood in care, only to find out his real name at the age of 18. No longer the possession of the social services, he left the brutal suburbs of Lancashire for the bright lights of Manchester where he became a celebrated performance poet. Aged 21 Lemn left for Gambia in search of his mother and the truth about his father. Something Dark is now a set text on Edexcel's Contemporary Black British Literature: A Guide.
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The Dark Angel

Author: Elly Griffiths

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544750535

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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In this highly atmospheric mystery, Ruth Galloway—described by Louise Penny as “a captivating amateur sleuth”—and DI Nelson have their summer vacations horribly disrupted by a murder in a medieval Italian town where dark secrets are buried as deep as bones. It’s not often that you’re called to the Italian countryside on business, so when archaeologist Angelo Morelli asks for Ruth Galloway’s help identifying bones found in picturesque Fontana Liri, she jumps at the chance to go, bringing her daughter along for a working vacation. Upon arriving, she hears murmurs of Fontana Liri’s strong resistance movement during World War II, and senses the townspeople have a deeply buried secret. But how could that connect to the ancient remains she’s been studying? Just as she’s getting her footing in the dig, DCI Nelson appears, unexpectedly and for no clear reason. When Ruth’s findings lead them to a modern-day murder, their holidays are both turned upside down, as they race to find out what darkness is lurking in this seemingly peaceful town.
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Something in the Dark

Author: James White

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475950225

Category: Fiction

Page: 226

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Greedy, arrogant and fearless in his pursuit of gratification, Gerald Evans had few boundaries. But when he was careless with the money and wife of a major crime figure, consequences came in the form of underworld assassins. Although their first attempt to end Gerald's life was successful, doctors and an angelic spirit are able to pull him back from the death that embraced his body and soul. It's then that Gerald's family learns of the magnitude of his corruptions and also of the horrific story he relates about his journey to Hell, and the tortures he endured there during his brief but chilling death. Fearful of ever returning to that terrible place, Gerald is determined to repent his ways, but the killers are just as determined to complete their job. Suspicious of Gerald's story and intentions, his small and vulnerable family will reluctantly put themselves in harm's way to protect a man that has tested their love and violated their trust. At the head of the family, Gerald's brother-in-law, Jayme Harrison, will find himself caught between the influences of Heaven and Hell, assassins and police, while trying to keep the fractured family unified and the man he dislikes alive. Now with lives and souls at stake, they all have good reason to fear something in the dark.
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Dark and Bloody

Author: Alonzo Fugate

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557318149

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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A collection of short stories inspired from scary stories to the author as a child.
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Dark Demon

Number 16 in series

Author: Christine Feehan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 074811677X

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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Carpathians are an immortal race of beings with animal instincts and the ability to shape shift. Every Carpathian male is drawn to a life mate: a woman - Carpathian or human - able to provide the light to his darkness. Without her, the beast within slowly consumes the man until turning into a vampire is the only option.' Natalya Shonski is a vampire hunter, descended from a revered line of Carpathians known as the Dragonseekers and the most powerful mage in history. She hates and fears both vampires and Carpathians alike and has spent her life fighting them. Carpathian Vikirnoff van Schreider is dangerously close to turning vampire when he discovers Natalya and realises that she is his lifemate. But Natalya is unlike any other Carpathian he has ever known - dangerous in her own right, she refuses to let him fight her battles, and she infuriates him with her cheerful disregard of his demands. But a sinister, mysterious power is after Natalya, and Virkirnoff has to convince her not only to trust him with her heart, but with her life as well.
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Dark Souls

Author: Sam Millar

Publisher: Wynkin deWorde Publishers

ISBN: 9780954260767

Category: Death row inmates

Page: 164

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Dark and Alpha

An Addictive Romance Duet

Author: Anna Zaires,Dima Zales

Publisher: Mozaika LLC

ISBN: 1631421824

Category: Fiction

Page: 840

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For a limited time, get two FULL-LENGTH novels (reader favorites with 1000s of 5-star reviews!) from NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ANNA ZAIRES and see why more than a million readers worldwide are “addicted” and “obsessed.” This unique FREE bundle contains the following books: Twist Me (A Contemporary Dark Romance) “Will you ever let me go?” “No, Nora,” he replies, and I can feel his smile in the darkness. “Never.” On the eve of her eighteenth birthday, Nora Leston meets Julian Esguerra, and her life changes forever. Stolen away to a private island, she finds herself at the mercy of a powerful, dangerous man whose touch makes her burn. A man whose obsession with her knows no bounds. Her enigmatic captor is as cruel as he is beautiful, yet it’s his tenderness that devastates her most. Drawn into his violent world, Nora must find a way to adapt and survive—and find light within the darkness. Close Liaisons (A Sci-Fi Romance) In the near future, the Krinar rule the Earth. An advanced race from another galaxy, they are still a mystery to us—and we are completely at their mercy. Shy and innocent, Mia Stalis is a college student in New York City who's led a normal life. Like most people, she’s never had any interactions with the invaders—until one fateful day in the park changes everything. Having caught Korum’s eye, she must now contend with a powerful, dangerously seductive Krinar who wants to possess her and will stop at nothing to make her his own. How far would you go to regain your freedom? How much would you sacrifice to help your people? What choice will you make when you begin to fall for your enemy? What readers are saying about Anna Zaires’s books: • “So enthralling, gripping, raw, thrilling, breathtaking I could not put my Kindle down” • “Twists you into gut wrenching agony and fear and turns you into a writhing mass of need” • “I enjoyed this book with fear and arousal, amazed by the beauty in its darkness” • “This series will forever be burned into my heart. I loved it from the very first page and mourned the last page because I never wanted it to end.” • “This trilogy deserves 10 stars!” • “Utterly brilliant” • “I can never get enough of her writing!”
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The Dark Defiles

Author: Richard Morgan

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575086718

Category: Fiction

Page: 720

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Compared to Michael Moorcock and Joe Abercrombie alike, Richard Morgan's fast moving and brutal science fantasy reaches its final volume as Ringil comes to his final reckoning and sees the world tipping into another war with the dragon folk. And, most terrifying of all, the prophecy of a dark lord come to rule may be coming true very close to home... THE DARK DEFILES is a supremely fast moving 240,000 word epic. A massive yet tight story that both shines a light on some mysteries from earlier volumes and reveals deeper mysteries yet. We encounter the artifacts of an ancient race, learn the true story of the ghostly Dwenda and follow three old friends as they face their greatest test yet.
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Dark One Rising

Author: Leandra Martin

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1630014028

Category: Fiction

Page: 410

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The Kingdom of Aelethia has been quiet for five hundred years, but the Dark One is rising from out of the depths. All of Aelethia will perish unless the Chosen One comes forward to save them. Unfortunately, the Chosen One doesn't know her destiny in the world; she only knows she is odd and confused about where her destiny lies. She wants to find love, but the men in her life that actually love her, she cannot have, and the only one that wants her is as evil as they come. The elves know of her destiny and must tell her and train her in time in order to fulfill the prophecy that has been laid out before her. Can she become the person they have waited for? Can she, in time, destroy the evil that is threatening to overtake her kingdom? With friends to guide her and a man to whom she truly loves beside her, she may be able to save Aelethia from doom.
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