Tales Of The Unexpected

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This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and works perfectly. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as small tears, bends, scratches, and scuffs. Spine may also show signs of wear. Pages may include some notes and highlighting. May include "From the library of" labels. Satisfaction Guaranteed.

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Three erotic tales of spanking, seduction, sex toys and surprises by award-winning author Giselle Renarde. Giselle's erotica has appeared in nearly 200 prestigious anthologies like Best Women's Erotica and The Big Book of Bondage. Let Giselle tell you a bedtime story (or three) and hot dreams are sure to follow! Included in this audiobook are the following short stories written and read by Giselle Renarde: A Thief in the Night, My Reluctant Spankdaddy, and Trying on my Roommate's Panties.

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Find out where the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG got all his wonderful story ideas in this autobiographical account of his childhood! From his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl's tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funnyISBN13: 9780142413814Publisher: Puffin BooksPublication Year: 2009Format: PaperbackPages: 176

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When a strange little man comes to the Coven Tree Church Social promising he can give people exactly what they ask for, three young believers-in-magic each make a wish that comes true in the most unexpected way.

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The Martian onslaught has crushed earth's mightiest empires and reduced the great achievements of civilization to poisoned rubble, but mankind still endures. From the ruins of England to the desolate American west, unexpected champions arise to confront a

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Jesus Outside the Box is a re-released, re-titled version of the author's previous book The Magician's Tale. It a short book of twelve incredible stories written from the perspective of some of the lesser known characters of the New Testament. Each story offers an exciting and radical new portrait of the one we call The Christ. The author's intention was to present a picture of Jesus, without the 2,000 of Christian doctrine and dogma that have put him some great ecclesiastical box (and suffocated him the process).

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At turns whimsical, dark, and mystical, this extraordinary collection of retold fairy tales and new, modern myths redefine the boundaries of magic. Compiling favored stories suggested by the author and his fans, this delightful treasury contains the most esteemed and beloved selections that de Lint has to offer. Innovative characters in unexpected places are the key to each plot: playful Crow Girls who sneak into the homes of their sleeping neighbors; a graffiti artist who risks everything to expose a long-standing conspiracy; a half-human girl who must choose between her village and her strange birthright; and an unrepentant trickster who throws one last party to reveal a folkloric tradition.

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*"A timely collection of 26 inspiring tales, The Kindness of Strangers explores the unexpected human connections that so often transfigure and transform the experience of travel, and celebrates the gift of kindness around the world. Featuring stories by Jan Morris, Tim Cahill, Simon Winchester and Dave Eggers.

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Kick back and enjoy this mini-anthology of spine-tingling short stories from Diane Wing, author of "Thorne Manor And Other Bizarre Tales" and "Coven: Scrolls of the Four Winds." Another Walk in the Park: A familiar walking path leads to a disturbing encou

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Plug in the guitar, raise the curtain, and step onto the haunted stage From rock and rollâ s pioneers to its contemporary rebels, the greatest names live on after deathâ in unexpected and frightening ways. Discover thrilling stories of M

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Hayward's Reach is a series of short stories told by the last survivor after an unexpected cataclysm destroys the birthplace of Pan-Humanity and its attendant species. Glendale Mokoto, now as a Scout of the Corvan Empire which rescued the remnants of

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What's a woman to do when a Hindu god doesn't return her mountain? Would you risk your life by hugging a tree? How do you find a nameless young girl you first met (for five minutes) twenty-six years earlier? For environmental consciousness, should we trust the international bureaucrats or a Bhutanese farmer? Does the yeti illuminate the dark side of our souls? Why do we have an urge to "rid the land of demons"? How do "often frothy" phalluses protect Bhutanese villagers? This is the Himalayan region as you've probably never imagined, full of memorable people, startling happenings, and unexpected moments of humanity and introspection, giddiness and solemnity, avarice and ambition.

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This book introduces sixty-five heart-warming stories that show what it means to learn from life's events. These simple yet beautiful tales invites us to look deeper into almost any situation in life. In the tradition of Aesop's Fables each story concludes with a moral lesson. In these lessons, the author gives us a perspective on people and events that is both rare and unexpected, demonstrating a profound understanding of the human condition.

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Styled as Oriental tales, these parables are unexpected, exciting, colorful, and tremendously readable. Vlas Doroshevich could not stand tyranny in any form and in his tales he availed himself of complete freedom to mock, to despise, and to accuse the authorities for their wickedness, hypocrisy, and stupidity. These tales could be written by and for rebellious "anti-establishment" youth of today.

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Master storytellers Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson, the team behind "Water: Tales of Elemental Spirits," collaborate again to create five captivating tales incorporating the element of fire. In McKinley's? First Flight, ? a boy and his pet foogit unexpectedly take a dangerous ride on a dragon, and her? Hellhound? stars a mysterious dog as a key player in an eerie graveyard showdown.

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Granta has long been known for the quality of its travel writing. The 1980s were the culmination of a golden age, when writers including Paul Theroux and Bruce Chatwin, James Hamilton-Paterson and James Fenton set out to document life in largely unfamiliar territory, bringing back tales of the beautiful, the extraordinary and the unexpected. By the mid 1990s, travel writing seemed to change, as a younger generation of writeres that appeared in the magazine made journeys for more complex and often personal reasons.

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In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Roald Dahl's boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, best-selling books. Packed with anecdotes - some funny, some painful, all interesting - this is a book that's sure to please.

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Stories with unexpected twists that lead to solving crimes. One solution comes about through a ten-year old doing his homework, the second story is a murder that results from a huge mistake, and the last story is solved by an assignment written on a blackboard in a classroom.

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Two BBC Radio full-cast dramatizations of these classic Christie tales. "The Unexpected Guest"-A foggy night, a lonely country house, and a woman with a gun in her hand quietly surveying the dead body of her husband. It looked like a straightforward case of murder. Or was it? As the ghosts of an old wrong begin to emerge from the past, the case begins to look anything but straightforward.

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"Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher"Humorous tales of travel and misadventureLonely Planet knows that some of life's funniest experiences happen on the road. Whether they take the form of unexpected detours, unintended adve

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Man of La Salsa is the story of Larry Harlow, who grew up in one world - a Yiddish-speaking Jewish household in Brooklyn - and ventured into another, far different one: pre-Castro Cuba. After studying music in New York, then in Cuba, he returned to the NYC of Coltrane, Dylan and Ginsberg, bringing with him sounds and music that no one else was playing.

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An anthology collection from some of the biggest talents in the industry Stories spotlight a space heist on a ghost ship, a spirit who wants to play synthesizer in a techno band, a ghost-for-hire haunting agency and others dark, twisted tales by some of the comic industry's veteran talents and up-and-coming stars. Collects THE UNEXPECTED #1 and GHOSTS #1.

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Wanderings of a Legionnaire tells the story of Jack Bivort, a recruit for the Foreign Legion. His years in this versatile army provide many exciting and unexpected situations, which forced Bivort to make all the right decisions. His military career in the

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Expect the unexpected in this latest volume of Fiction River Presents. Be it a twist you won't see coming, an unusual character voice, or a surprising elicitation of emotion, these wonderful stories will catch you off guard and keep you hooked. From some unique retellings of classic tales to some not-so-typical detectives to expressions of love and heroism from the most unlikely of misfits, these ten stories eloquently demonstrate why Astro Guys calls the Fiction River series "a wonderful mind-expanding read.

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Part of the Jewish Encounter series Rodger Kamenetz, acclaimed author of "The Jew in the Lotus, " has long been fascinated by the mystical tales of the Hasidic master Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav. And for many years he has taught a course in Prague on Franz Kafka. The more he thought about their lives and writings, the more aware he became of unexpected connections between them.

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You think the story is over, don't you? But wait! Fate takes a hand. Wait for the Unexpected! For mystery fans, The Unexpected is a real discovery. First aired in 1947, this unique and little-known quarter-hour series offers tense and suspenseful tales centering on the thoughts or actions of a person thrust into difficult or dangerous situation. The stories are engrossing, but the most fascinating element is the twist ending that comes with each program - a surprise wrap-up that you'll never see coming.

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This book offers new, often unexpected, but always intriguing portraits of the writers of classic fairy tales. For years these authors, who wrote from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, have been either little known or known through skewed, frequently sentimentalized biographical information. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were cast as exemplars of national virtues; Hans Christian Andersen s life became with his participation a fairy tale in itself.

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This book offers new, often unexpected, but always intriguing portraits of the writers of classic fairy tales. For years these authors, who wrote from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, have been either little known or known through skewed, frequently sentimentalized biographical information. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were cast as exemplars of national virtues; Hans Christian Andersen s life became with his participation a fairy tale in itself.

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