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The Ascension of the Blind Princess
Ink Bleed Books
Within the Kingdom of Tyria, a baby girl is born with violet eyes. By custom, this uncommon trait elevates the girl into royalty, and she soon becomes the Princess Bless. However, the royal title bestowed upon her also means abduction from her parents and a forced marriage while still a child. Though her struggles eventually lead to her blindness, the young Princess Bless leads a fight to the death against those of the royal house who held her ...
Bloody London: A Shocking Guide to London's Gruesome Past and Present
London's strangest and scariest people and places are brought vividly to life in this walk through the capital's dark side. Featuring serial killers, psychopaths, gangsters, ghosts and martyrs, here are fifty true stories from all corners of the city guaranteed to chill your bones.
Gruesome Playground Injuries; Animals Out of Paper; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: Three Plays
Soft Skull Press
Rajiv Joseph is one of today’s most acclaimed young playwrights. The winner of numerous awards, including an NEA Award for Best Play and a Whiting Writers Award, he is an artist to watch. This volume gathers together for the first time his three major works to date. Included herein are his latest play, Gruesome Playground Injuries , which charts the intersection of two lives using scars, wounds, and calamity as the mile markers to ...
The Gashlycrumb Tinies
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
A new, small-format edition of one of Edward Gorey’s “dark masterpieces of surreal morality” ( Vanity Fair ): a witty, disquieting journey through the alphabet.
Song of Blades and Heroes - Revised Edition
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Nominee for the 2008 Origins Award for “Best Miniature Rules” returns in an expanded Revised Edition. Song of Blades and Heroes is a set of fast play fantasy skirmish rules that can be played with your existing miniatures. EASY: learn the rules in one game; use 3 measuring sticks to measure all distances, no inches or centimeters; FAST: a game is 30-45 minutes. Play a campaign in an evening; INEXPENSIVE:5-10 models per player on a 3’x ...
Ghosthunters #2: Ghosthunters and the Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghost
Scholastic Paperbacks, 2011
Book 2 in the GHOSTHUNTERS series of frighteningly funny paperback originals by the phenomenal Cornelia Funke! After banishing the Incredibly Revolting Ghost of book 1, Tom, former klutz, Hugo, still an Averagely Spooky Ghost (ASG to the uninitiated), and Hetty Hyssop, current world-renowned ghosthunter, have formed an agency dedicated to dealing with difficult apparitions. No case can defeat them--until they encounter a Gruesome Invincible ...
Aurora Monster Scenes - The Most Controversial Toys of a Generation
Dennis L. Prince
Andrew P. Yanchus
At last - the full story about the most infamous toys of the boomer generation. Monster Scenes, intended as an exciting and innovative model kit series in 1971, touched off a firestorm of parental outrage and public protest. Its makers meant to deliver an interactive series of adaptable figures and playsets based on classic monster movies. The marketing angle, however, touted apparent sex and sadism, going so far as to promote the series as ...
The Last Four Days
Paul Neal, 2013
Upset, disgusted, and irate about the loss of his job, Barry McDermott quickly realizes that one hasty decision has set into motion a horrendous life threatening chain of events. 'The Last Four Days' is a short story about the chilling abduction of a young man that takes place in the deep south, and the challenges that he faces throughout his gruesome ordeal. Things seem to always get worse, as this occasionally comic, hard hitting nightmare ...
Icons of a Dreaming Heart: The Art and Practice of Dream-Centered Living
It is now part of our culture to imagine dreams as messages from the “unconscious.” The prevailing notion is that dreams must be interpreted— that is, put into our present ways of understanding. What is rarely noticed is that this move toward interpretation takes dreams out of their own way of presenting themselves. In Icons of a Dreaming Heart, Renee Coleman explodes the very notion of dream interpretation. Dreaming, she convincingly ...
Mystery of Merlin and the Gruesome Ghost (Humpty Dumpty Jr., Hardboiled Detective)
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2008
Guaranteed to crack you up! Bacon and Eggs walk into a diner. The waitress says, "We don't serve breakfast." (This has nothing to do with this book.) All kids have to go to school, even detectives' sidekicks. But Rat really doesn't want to. That is, until he finds out that he might be King Arthur reborn and gets invited to join Merlin's Institute for the Knowledge of Everything. But there is a problem. ...
Gruesomes: Ghastly Bedtime Tales
Within the pages of Gruesome, I offer you a look into my mind! I share with you how I see the world with all of it's shadows and gray areas. In some of the stories, such as “Witch”, I have included a few of my own childhood fears. Perhaps you will relate to one or more of your own “Things that go bump in the night!” I have tried to incorporate all ages in tales such as “Schoolgirl” and “Sound and Death” that deal with ...
Zombie Signal: A Gruesome Zombie Novel
One night in 1968, Hamburg, New York fell victim to a mysterious signal which transformed the locals into murderous zombies as they slept. Within hours, Hamburg is conquered by cannibal hordes, legions of US soldiers and members of a mysterious organization seeking the Zombie Signal and its inventor. The US government works to contain the Zombie Signal and prevent its spread through the entire United States. They have to end the nightmare in ...
To Live...: A gruesome and riveting true story...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
There is a fine line between love and hate, pain and pleasure. My life cross’s each of those lines, but to the very extreme. My life story has been called gruesome, riveting, exciting, sorrowful and tragic. I want to be able to add to that description; beautiful, inspirational and worth living. That is going to be a hard task considering the way I started out my life, and now the way I’m ending it. My mother was a hard core drug user ...
Cripple Bayou Two-Step
River Road Press, 2009
FINALIST in St. Martin Press's Year-2000 Private Eye Writers of America first-novel contest! Set in Louisiana, this crisply written novel features Shreve West, a one-handed, politically incorrect Private Investigator. Filled with strange, entertaining characters and vivid scenes, Two-Step’s tense plot balances a serial-murder investigation with the rapid changes in Shreve’s personal life: exhuming a corpse from a Lake Charles graveyard, ...
Last Call at Bloody Mary's
IT ALL BEGINS WITH AN INNOCENT HOMEMADE FLYER. THE SETTING is a hundred year-old, isolated estate in Massachusetts that has been renovated into a college bar called BLOODY MARY'S. The bar is owned by Hal and Rita, two "aging hippies," at least to the young college crowd. Legend has it that Mary Sullivan, who owned the place at the turn of the last century, committed suicide in an upstairs room when her lover abandoned her. Now, her restless ...
Harry Goes to Camp (Monsterkids)
Although he cannot hide his craving for raw hamburger and his urge to howl whenever there is a full moon, Harry Wolf and his best friend Alex struggle to keep Harry's identity a secret at summer camp.
London (Horrible Histories Gruesome Guides)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: What caused the Great Stink of 1858? Why the flying dustmen were feared? Who ate a tosher for tea? Plot your path to the past with the frightful full-colour map - take a trip to the terrifying Tower and dip into the River Thames (London's largest toilet!).
The Descent (Rise of Cithria) (Volume 2)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The fragile truce between the three kingdoms is no more. The armies of Andua, Bergmark, and Caldera wage war against each other on blood-strewn battlefields, but it’s the mysteries below that summon our heroes ever deeper into the unknown. The disgraced soldier Aiden and his ragtag Calderan allies have ventured north, into the deadly lands between Caldera and Andua, only to be waylaid by both Anduain and Bergsbor armies. In the caves below ...
Hurt 'Em Reel Good: A Quick Reference For Out Of Kit Make-up Effects
Auth Randy Daudlin
Two Gruesome Publishing Incorporated
This book was written as a reference to help anyone asked to create basic Make-up Effects. No cumbersome equipment or weeks of preparation is required. All the casualty simulations outlined can be created out of a properly stocked kit. Included are 43 make-ups, 13 formulas, 6 tricks, storyboards and over 474 colour photographs comprising 196 pages of easy to follow information that will inspire countless characters and illusions.
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