Black City Demon

Black City Demon Author Richard A. Knaak
ISBN-10 9781633882768
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 340
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Since he became the guardian of the Gate between our world and Feirie sixteen hundred years ago, Nick Medea, once Saint George, has battled to keep the darkest Feirie--the Wyld--from invading the mortal plane. With the dragon an unwilling part of him, Nick maintains balance between realms, often at great cost to him and those nearest to him. Nick and his ragtag confederates--including the shape-shifter Fetch and Nick's reincarnated love, Claryce--have battled the Wyld, but mortals as sinister as the darkest Feirie. Now, with Prohibition in full swing and bootlegger wars embattling Chicago, a murderous evil born of the mortal world has turned its attention to the power of the Gate...and Nick himself. Nick must turn again to his most untrustworthy ally: the dragon within. Yet even together they may not be enough to face what was once a man...but is now a creature even dragons may fear. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Black City Demon

Black City Demon Author Richard A. Knaak
ISBN-10 9781633882751
Release 2017
Pages 363
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"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"--



Black City Demon

Black City Demon Author Richard A. Knaak
ISBN-10 9781633882751
Release 2017
Pages 363
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"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"--



Black City Saint

Black City Saint Author Richard A. Knaak
ISBN-10 9781633881372
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 390
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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. From the Trade Paperback edition.



Little Demon in the City of Light

Little Demon in the City of Light Author Steven Levingston
ISBN-10 9780385536042
Release 2014-02-25
Pages 352
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A delicious true crime account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world. In 1889, the gruesome murder of a lascivious court official at the hands of a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress launched the trial of the century. When Toussaint-Augustin Gouffé entered 3, rue Tronson du Coudray, expecting a delightful assignation with the comely Gabrielle Bompard, he was instead murdered by Gabrielle and her lover, Michel Eyraud. An international manhunt chased the infamous couple from Paris to America’s West Coast, culminating in a sensational trial that investigated the power of hypnosis to possess, control, and even kill. As the inquiry into the guilt or innocence of the woman the French tabloids dubbed the “Little Demon” intensified, the most respected minds in France vehemently debated: Was Gabrielle Bompard the pawn of her mesmerizing lover or simply a coldly calculating murderess capable of killing a man in cold blood?



Black City

Black City Author Christina Henry
ISBN-10 9781101619544
Release 2013-02-26
Pages 288
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Former Agent of death Madeline Black may have been stripped of her wings—but she hasn’t lost her purpose… When Maddy finally killed her father, Azazel, she thought his depraved experiment died with him. But now Chicago has been infested with vampires immune to the effects of the sun, and the bloodbath is worse than she could have ever imagined. While the Agency refuses to interfere with other supernatural courts, Maddy is determined to do everything within her power to save her city—wings or no wings. But when the leader of the vampires requests that she turn herself in or risk more deaths, Maddy becomes a target for the very people she’s trying to save. Left with no other choice, she turns to Lucifer, the one creature who has the power to help her. But her grandfather’s aid has always come at a price…



Black City

Black City Author Elizabeth Richards
ISBN-10 9781101591239
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 400
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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.



Demon City Shinjuku

Demon City Shinjuku Author Hideyuki Kikuchi
ISBN-10 9781569702086
Release 2011-10
Pages 417
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Kyoya Izayoi is no ordinary high school student -- he's one of the few trained in the martial art of Nenpo, and wields a sword known as "Ashura." Little does he know, the walls between this world and the world of the spirits are getting thinner by day... and when the fault line separating these two worlds collapses, the city of Shinjuku is about to face the most devastating horror the human world has ever known. Kyoya is waiting -- can he stop a world of demons...?



Grimdark Magazine Issue 12

Grimdark Magazine Issue  12 Author Richard Byers
ISBN-10 9780648010593
Release 2017-07-01
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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



Pit Bull

Pit Bull Author Bronwen Dickey
ISBN-10 9780307961778
Release 2016-05-10
Pages 352
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The hugely illuminating story of how a popular breed of dog became the most demonized and supposedly the most dangerous of dogs—and what role humans have played in the transformation. When Bronwen Dickey brought her new dog home, she saw no traces of the infamous viciousness in her affectionate, timid pit bull. Which made her wonder: How had the breed—beloved by Teddy Roosevelt, Helen Keller, and Hollywood’s “Little Rascals”—come to be known as a brutal fighter? Her search for answers takes her from nineteenth-century New York City dogfighting pits—the cruelty of which drew the attention of the recently formed ASPCA—to early twentieth‑century movie sets, where pit bulls cavorted with Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton; from the battlefields of Gettysburg and the Marne, where pit bulls earned presidential recognition, to desolate urban neighborhoods where the dogs were loved, prized—and sometimes brutalized. Whether through love or fear, hatred or devotion, humans are bound to the history of the pit bull. With unfailing thoughtfulness, compassion, and a firm grasp of scientific fact, Dickey offers us a clear-eyed portrait of this extraordinary breed, and an insightful view of Americans’ relationship with their dogs. From the Hardcover edition.



Legends of the Dragonrealm

Legends of the Dragonrealm Author Richard A. Knaak
ISBN-10 9781682613832
Release 2017-09-12
Pages 655
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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…



Black City

Black City Author Elizabeth Richards
ISBN-10 9781101591239
Release 2012-11-13
Pages 400
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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.



The Book of Lilith

The Book of Lilith Author Barbara Black Koltuv
ISBN-10 9780892545605
Release 1986-01-15
Pages 224
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Lilith is the mythological seductress that has been repressed since Biblical times. She is the representative of the essentially motherless form of the feminine Self that arose as an embodiment of the neglected and rejected aspects of the Great Goddess. Written by a Jungian analyst, this material can help modern men and women come to terms with this aspect of the feminine within.



The Shadowhunter s Codex

The Shadowhunter s Codex Author Cassandra Clare
ISBN-10 9781442496835
Release 2013-10-29
Pages 288
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Delve into the details of all things Shadowhunter with this illustrated guide to the knowledge and lore of the Shadowhunter world. Since the thirteenth century, the Shadowhunter’s Codex has been the one and only manual for Shadowhunters looking to brush up on their demon languages, learn proper stele use, and discover just what exactly a pyxis is. Featured in both The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices, this guide is a necessity for any young Nephilim on their journey to becoming a Shadowhunter. Beautifully illustrated, the Codex contains images of the famous Shadowhunter homeland of Idris, as well as depictions of demons and other Downworlders. But this isn’t just any copy of The Shadowhunter’s Codex. It’s Clary’s copy, and as an artist herself, she’s sketched pictures of her friends and family in the book, and scrawled helpful advice in the margins. Of course, she couldn’t exactly stop Jace or Simon from adding their thoughts either. Part encyclopedia, part history, part training manual—complete with commentary from Shadowhunters who have seen it all—this beautiful guide is a perfect supplement to the #1 New York Times bestselling series.



Gods demons and symbols of ancient Mesopotamia

Gods  demons  and symbols of ancient Mesopotamia Author Jeremy A. Black
ISBN-10 UOM:39015052942128
Release 1992
Pages 192
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Ancient Mesopotamia was a rich, varied and highly complex culture whose achievements included the invention of writing and the development of sophisticated urban society. This book offers an introductory guide to the beliefs and customs of the ancient Mesopotamians, as revealed in their art and their writings between about 3000 B.C. and the advent of the Christian era. Gods, goddesses, demons, monsters, magic, myths, religious symbolism, ritual, and the spiritual world are all discussed in alphabetical entries ranging from short accounts to extended essays. Names are given in both their Sumerian and Akkadian forms, and all entries are fully cross-referenced. A useful introduction provides historical and geographical background and describes the sources of our knowledge about the religion, mythology and magic of "the cradle of civilisation."



The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

The Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology Author Rosemary Guiley
ISBN-10 9781438131917
Release 2009
Pages 321
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Explores this dark aspect of folklore and religion and the role that demons play in the modern world. Includes numerous entries documenting beliefs about demons and demonology from ancient history to the present.



Demon in My View

Demon in My View Author Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
ISBN-10 9780307483720
Release 2008-12-18
Pages 192
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Jessica isn't your average teenager. Though nobody at her high school knows it, she's a published author. Her vampire novel Tiger, Tiger has just come out under the pen name Ash Night. Jessica often wishes she felt as comfortable with her classmates as she does among the vampires and witches of her fiction. She has always been treated as an outsider at Ramsa High. But two new students have just arrived in Ramsa, and both want Jessica's attention. She has no patience with overly friendly Caryn, but she's instantly drawn to handsome Alex, a cocky, mysterious boy who seems surprisingly familiar. If she didn't know better, she'd think Aubrey, the alluring villain from Tiger, Tiger had just sprung to life. That's impossible, of course; Aubrey is a figment of her imagination. Or is he? Nail-bitingly suspenseful, here is the deliciously eerie follow-up to In the Forests of the Night, by the remarkable fifteen-year-old novelist Amelia Atwater-Rhodes. From the Hardcover edition.