Download Rereading Shepard: Contemporary Critical Essays on the Plays by Leonard Wilcox PDF

By Leonard Wilcox

Rereading Shepard attracts jointly thirteen unique theoretical views on one among America's most crucial modern playwrights. Representing a number serious appraoches - together with semiotics, deconstruction, and feminism - the essays handle fresh debates rising in Shepard feedback. those comprise the prestige of Shepard's texts in the modernist culture at the one hand and a constructing post-modernism at the different, and the feminist debate over Shepard's drama - does it toughen a masculinist global or does it offer a few oppositional stance towards patriarchal 'master narratives'?

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Download Stay by Deb Caletti PDF

By Deb Caletti

Seventeen-year-old Clara Oates’s boyfriend Adam makes an attempt suicide whilst she attempts to depart him, prompting her father, crime author Bobby Oates, to brush Clara off to a summer time seashore condominium on Deception cross. He insists that Clara wishes time clear of the clinging, needy Adam, and house to shake off the experience of accountability, guilt, and worry she feels approximately him. yet guilt and accountability turn out tough to flee even in Deception move, as Clara falls into new love, Bobby’s personal shameful mystery emerges, and Adam is rarely as far-off as somebody hopes. a narrative approximately obsessive “love,” remain is a poignant exam of what we owe others, and, extra importantly, the issues we must always by no means owe an individual.

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Download Isolde, Queen of the Western Isle (Tristan and Isolde by Rosalind Miles PDF

By Rosalind Miles

Within the golden time of Arthur and Guenevere, the Island of the West shines like an emerald within the sea—one of the final strongholds of Goddess-worship and Mother-right. Isolde is the one daughter and heiress of Ireland’s nice ruling queen, a woman as passionate in conflict as she is in love. l. a. Belle Isolde, like her mom, is famed for her attractiveness, yet she is a healer rather than a warrior, “of all surgeons, the simplest one of the isles.” A ordinary peacemaker, Isolde is suffering to avoid wasting eire from a battle waged through her dangerously reckless mom. The Queen is encouraged via her lover, Sir Marhaus, who urges her to invade neighboring Cornwall and declare it for her personal, a foolhardy movement Isolde is decided to avoid. yet she is not able to forestall them. King Mark of Cornwall sends forth his personal champion to do conflict with the Irish—Sir Tristan of Lyonesse—a younger, untested knight with a mysterious earlier. A member of the around desk, Tristan has again to the land of his start after decades in exile, merely to stand Ireland’s fiercest champion in wrestle. while he lies triumphant yet close to demise at the box of conflict, Tristan understands that his in basic terms desire of survival lies to the West. He has to be taken to eire to be healed, yet he needs to pass in disguise—for if the Queen unearths out who killed her cherished, he'll stick with Marhaus into the spirit international. His males smuggle him into the Queen’s citadel at Dubh Lein, and beg the princess to save lots of him.

From this primary assembly of star-crossed fans, an epic tale unfolds. Isolde’s ability and wonder provoke Tristan’s uncle, King Mark of Cornwall, and—knowing not anything of her love for Tristan—he comes to a decision to make her his queen, a fit her mom encourages in an effort to bind their lands lower than one rule. Tristan and Isolde locate themselves stuck within the crosscurrents of destiny, as Isolde is compelled to marry a guy she doesn't love. Taking pity on her daughter, the Queen supplies her an elixir that would create in her a keenness for King Mark and make sure that their love will final until eventually demise. yet at the voyage to eire, Tristan and Isolde drink the affection potion accidentally, sealing their already perilous love forever.

So starts off the 1st e-book of the Tristan and Isolde trilogy, one other beautiful instance of the storyteller’s craft from Rosalind Miles, writer of the loved and bestselling Guenevere trilogy.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download Haunted Dreams (Sins) by Charlotte Lamb PDF

By Charlotte Lamb

Sins

Was the grass quite greener for Ambrose Kerr?

"I've by no means advised a residing soul any of that before…."

Emilie stared up at Ambrose, as what he had advised her reverberated in her brain. She hadn't particularly taken all of it in—where on the earth might he have come from to have lived like that…?

He ran his hand via his thick black hair in an indignant gesture. "God is familiar with why I blurted it out to you. i ponder when you realize…I've given you a weapon that may smash me…."

Love can overcome the deadliest of Sins.

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Download The Diary of Mattie Spenser by Sandra Dallas PDF

By Sandra Dallas

Nobody is extra shocked than Mattie Spenser herself whilst Luke Spenser, thought of the good seize in their small Iowa city, asks her to marry him. under a month later, they're off in a coated wagon to construct a house at the Colerado frontier. Mattie's purely corporation is a marginally mysterious husband and her inner most magazine, the place she files the thrill and frustrations not only of frontier lifestyles, but in addition of a brand new marriage to a good-looking yet far-off stranger. As she and Luke make lifestyles jointly at the harsh and gorgeous plains, Mattie learns a few sour truths approximately her husband and the woman he lieft at the back of and unearths love the place she least expects it. Dramatic and suspenseful, this can be an unforgettable tale of complication, friendship and survival.

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Download Marked by Joely Skye PDF

By Joely Skye

Marked as prey, Alec refuses to fall for a werewolf. until eventually he is pressured to show to Liam for cover. Alec Ryerson includes a scar over his middle and scars on his psyche, grotesque reminders of a nightmare that also does not appear really actual. Even a 12 months later, he remains within on full-moon nights and avoids so much peopleuntil he meets the unusual and gorgeous Liam. Liam feels an indisputable pull towards Alec. in spite of the fact that Liam is a werewolf; Alec is a human who basically has trepidations a couple of dating. Then Liam discovers he's not the 1st werewolf Alec has encountered. Alec has been marked for demise via the murderous "quad," a bunch of twisted werewolves who prey on people. Now the quad's points of interest are set on recruiting Liam's eight-year-old brother into their murderous pack. Liam will do every little thing in his strength to guard either his brother and Alec from the wolves, no matter if it capacity calling in favors and killing people with whom he as soon as ran. simply because Alec, love it or now not, is Liam's selected mate.

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Download Pulp by Charles Bukowski PDF

By Charles Bukowski

A takeoff on inner most eye novels by way of the writer of Ham on Rye. In la, PI Nick Belane is employed by way of girl dying to determine if the fellow she noticed in a bookstall is the useless French author, Celine, or an impersonator. The task leads Belane to many bars, many fights and lots of appealing women.

summary: A takeoff on inner most eye novels by means of the writer of Ham on Rye. In la, PI Nick Belane is employed via girl loss of life to determine if the fellow she noticed in a bookstall is the lifeless French author, Celine, or an impersonator. The task leads Belane to many bars, many fights and plenty of attractive ladies

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Download Navy Brat by Debbie Macomber PDF

By Debbie Macomber

One other relocating, emotional story within the military sequence from big apple occasions bestselling writer Debbie Macomber. Erin MacNamera had one not easy and quick rule: by no means, by no means, by no means fall for a military guy. yet, from the heart-stopping second her eyes met Lieutenant Brandon Davis's throughout a crowded living room, Erin knew existence may by no means be a similar. attractive, delicate and robust, Brandon used to be all she'd ever dreamed of in a guy, yet he was once additionally army -- and as a army brat from long ago, she knew greater than to provide her middle to a seafaring guy. while an previous good friend requested model to appear up his eldest daughter, he by no means dreamed Erin could turn into a obdurate attractiveness who resisted him at each flip. could not she see that they have been intended for every different? while model used to be referred to as to accountability, it gave him definitely the right chance to coach his candy Irish rose a specific thing or approximately military males -- and love . . .

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Download A Ticket to Ride: A Novel by Paula McLain PDF

By Paula McLain

"It was once August. For years it used to be August . . . . there has been warmth like rainy gauze and a excessive, white sky and song coming from all over the place at once." within the lengthy, scorching Illinois summer season of 1973, insecure, motherless Jamie falls below the harmful spell of her older, extra worldly cousin Fawn, who is come to stick with Jamie and her uncle as penance for committing an "unmentionable act." it's a time of awakenings and corruptions, of tragedy and loss, as Jamie slowly discovers the level to which Fawn will use something and an individual to additional her personal ends—and acknowledges, might be too overdue, her personal complicity within the catastrophe that takes form round them.

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