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Superstition Unveiled, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Superstition

Signet, 2006

The beautiful vistas of Pawleys Island hide a dark side—the murder of a local girl fifteen years ago and the strange disappearance of her two friends. The story of the unsolved crime could be journalist Nicole Sullivan’s big break. But while Nicole works intimately with the Police Chief Joe Franconi,her investigation takes a haunting turn when another young woman is murdered. As the body count rises, so does Nicole’s fear that a killer has ...
  
  











  



  
The Memoirs of a Prague Executioner: A Historical Novel Based on Actual Events

Sharpless House, Inc., 2014

A young man is about to graduate from medical school when a sudden shift of fate changes his life forever. He becomes stuck in the most detested profession for the rest of his life, and he is on his way to becoming the most well-known executioner in the history of Bohemia. Master Jan finds himself in the center of the historical events of the time. The religious and political turmoil of Bohemia culminates in the 1621 White Mountain Battle. ...
  
  











  



  
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan

Ballantine Books, 1997

"A glorious book . . . A spirited defense of science . . . From the first page to the last, this book is a manifesto for clear thought." *Los Angeles Times "POWERFUL . . . A stirring defense of informed rationality. . . Rich in surprising information and beautiful writing." *The Washington Post Book World How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don't understand the difference between ...
  
  











  



  
The Tiger's Wife: A Novel

Random House, 2011

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST •  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER In a Balkan country mending from war, Natalia, a young doctor, is compelled to unravel the mysterious circumstances surrounding her beloved grandfather’s recent death. Searching for clues, she turns to his worn copy of  The Jungle Book and the stories he told her of his encounters over the years with “the deathless man.” But most extraordinary of all is the story her ...
  
  











  



  
The Witch's Encyclopedia of Folk Superstitions and Divinations

Liz Yetter, 2014

We are surrounded by superstitions in our daily lives. We knock on wood, avoid stepping on sidewalk cracks, and make wishes at water fountains. The Witch's Encyclopedia of Folk Superstitions and Divinations contains old and new folk superstitions and many of the folk divinations that have come to us from ancient times.
  
  











  



  
The Last Superstition: A Refutation of the New Atheism
Edward Feser

St. Augustines Press, 2010

The central contention of the "New Atheism" of Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Sam Harris, and Christopher Hitchens is that there has for several centuries been a war between science and religion, that religion has been steadily losing that war, and that at this point in human history a completely secular scientific account of the world has been worked out in such thorough and convincing detail that there is no longer any reason why a rational ...
  
  











  



  
The Superstitions of Witchcraft, 2011

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Get Lucky: Good Luck Superstitions and Lore

Liz Yetter, 2013

Feeling down on your luck? Do you wish you were lucky in everything you do? Get Lucky is filled with information on good luck charms and talismans, the lucky days of the year, essential and fragrance oils you can use to draw luck, dream interpretations that will bring you luck, and a dictionary of good luck superstitions. Learn how to get rid of bad luck and bring in the good.
  
  











  



  
Evil Intentions: How an Act of Kindness Led to Senseless Murder, 2012

On January 29, 1981 young Suzanne Rossetti locked herself out of her car in Phoenix on the way to meeting her parents. Two drifters offered to help her out. One was an escaped convict, the other had just been released from prison. Within minutes they had abducted Suzanne who they then subjected to a night of rape and terror before brutally murdering her in Arizona's Superstition Mountains. This is an account of murder, told from all sides, such ...
  
  











  



  
The Fairy Mythology Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries, 2012

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Ancient legends, mystic charms and superstitions of Ireland, with sketches of the Irish past, 2013

Ancient legends, mystic charms and superstitions of Ireland, with sketches of the Irish past. 394 Pages.
  
  











  



  
The Sin-Eater's Daughter

The Seashell Books, 2012

New Orleans - 1846 - Jedidiah Lucas was born under a cloud of misfortune. After the Civil War, circumstances force him to leave New Orleans and destiny leads him to Black Water Township in Louisiana. This quiet, peaceful town, nestled by the woods of Black Water Swamp, has a problem. Their Sin-Eater has died, and they desperately need another to take his place. The leadership of the town sees opportunity when Jedidiah arrives. By manipulating ...
  
  











  



  
Rebel Gold: One Man's Quest to Crack the Code Behind the Secret Treasure of the Confederacy
Warren Getler, Bob Brewer

Simon & Schuster, 2005

What if a secret society, founded during the Civil War, accumulated a fortune in gold coins in the hopes of someday funding a second war between the states? What if they buried their treasure in a vast network of remote locations across the South and the Southwestern United States, and appointed sentinels to guard them -- sentinels who passed the secrets of this treasure from generation to generation? What if the keys to this fantastic treasure ...
  
  











  



  
Myths and myth-makers: Old Tales and Superstitions Interpreted by Comparative Mythology, 2012

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Dialogues and Natural History of Religion
David Hume

Oxford University Press, 2009

David Hume is one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in English. His Dialogues ask if a belief in God can be inferred from what is known of the universe, or whether such a belief is even consistent with such knowledge. The Natural History of Religion investigates the origins of belief, and follows its development from polytheism to dogmatic monotheism. Together, these works constitute the most formidable attack upon ...
  
  











  



  
Christianity and Other Superstitions, 2014

This informative, non-fiction book is titled “Christianity and Other Superstitions”. It is controversial, while candidly showing how most religions are based on superstitions and how they affect us all in the modern world. Starting with the basic fears in early man that led to his creation of gods and religions, it traces the development of ancient myths and superstitions to the births of modern religions. It follows the evolution of ...
  
  











  



  
Most Dangerous Superstition
Larken Rose

Larkin Rose, 2011

Another fine book by Larken Rose.
  
  











  



  
Woman Who Glows in the Dark: A Curandera Reveals Traditional Aztec Secrets of Physical and Spiritual Health
Elena Avila, Joy Parker

Tarcher, 2000

"An autobiographical account of how a psychiatric nurse specialist became a folk medicine healer; this also explains the origins and practice of one of the oldest forms of medicine in the New World."— Kirkus .
  
  











  



  
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time
Michael Shermer

Holt Paperbacks, 2002

Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices, with more than 80,000 copies in print, Why People Believe Weird Things debunks these nonsensical claims and explores the very human reasons people find otherworldly phenomena, conspiracy ...
  
  











  








   



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