She Is The Darkness

Titre : She Is The Darkness
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Tor Books
ISBN-13 : 9781466831070
Libération : 1998-07-15

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The wind whines and howls with bitter breath. Lightning snarls and barks. Rage is an animate force upon the plain of glittering stone. Even shadows are afraid. At the heart of the plain stands a vast grey stronghold, unknown, older than any written memory. One ancient tower has collapsed across the fissure. From the heart of the fastness comes a great deep slow breath like that of a slumbering world-heart, cracking the olden silence. Death is eternity. Eternity is stone. Stone is silence. Stone cannot speak but stone remembers. So begins the next movement of Glittering Stone....The tale again comes to us from the pen of Murgen, Annalist and Standard Bearer of the Black Company, whose developing powers of travel through space and time give him a perspective like no other. Led by the wily commander, Croaker, and the Lady, the Company is working for the Taglian government, but neither the Company nor the Taglians are overflowing with trust for each other. Arrayed against both is a similarly tenuous alliance of sorcerers, including the diabolical Soulcatcher, the psychotic Howler, and a four-year-old child who may be the most powerful of all. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

She Is The Darkness

Titre : She Is The Darkness
Auteur : Glen Cook
Éditeur : Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 0812555333
Libération : 1998-07-15

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Croaker, Lady, Murgen the annalist, the sorcerer One-Eye, and their fellow mercenary warriors in the hire of the city of Taglia discover their situation is not what it seems

Girl in the Dark

Titre : Girl in the Dark
Auteur : Anna Lyndsey
Éditeur : Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN-13 : 9781408858288
Libération : 2015-02-26

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'An astonishing memoir' Sonali Deraniyagala, author of Wave 'Oh, what can I not do, in my dreams. In my dreams I travel on trains and climb mountains, I play concerts and swim rivers, I carry important documents on vital missions, I attend meetings which become song-and-dance routines. My body lies boxed in darkness, but beneath my closed eyelids there is colour, sound and movement, in glorious contrast to the day; mad movies projected nightly in the private theatre of my skull.' Anna Lyndsey was living a normal life. She enjoyed her job; she was ambitious; she was falling in love. Then the unthinkable happened. It began with a burning sensation on her face when she was exposed to computer screens and fluorescent lighting. Then the burning spread and the problematic light sources proliferated. Now her extreme sensitivity to light in all forms means she must spend much of her life in total darkness. During the best times, she can venture cautiously outside at dusk and dawn, avoiding high-strength streetlamps. During the worst, she must spend months in a darkened room, listening to audiobooks, inventing word-games and fighting to keep despair at bay. Told with great beauty, humour and honesty, Girl in the Dark is the astonishing and uplifting account of Anna's descent into the depths of her extraordinary illness. It is the story of how, through her determination to make her impossible life possible and with the love of those around her, she has managed to find light in even the darkest of places.

A Peek into the Mind of the Dark Child

Titre : A Peek into the Mind of the Dark Child
Auteur : Andrea L. Buckle
Éditeur : AuthorHouse
ISBN-13 : 9781410715746
Libération : 2003-04-28

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A Peek Into The Mind Of The Dark Child tells of a woman who is infatuated with death and darkness. She thinks evil thoughts- of hurting others, and of wanting to spend eternity with Lucifer. Incidentally she is afraid of dying. There are times we see where she is pleading to stay alive. She wants to be free and to be loved. She has been hurt by the people she trusts. Her husband has been unfaithful again and again, while her college daughter gave her a heart stopping scare when she came home adorned with multiple piercing. Twice she has been molested by her father whom she adores, and she cries each time he hurts her mother. She becomes pregnant and is happy. Still she wishes to die before the child is old enough to suffer the way she did. Her youngest daughter becomes pregnant out of wedlock, making her a grandma in the prime of her life. This is a truly an inspiring book, one that will capture the reader's attention from start to finish. A Peek Into The Mind Of The Dark Child is the closest you can get to her reality without actually being there.

Learning to Walk in the Dark

Titre : Learning to Walk in the Dark
Auteur : Barbara Brown Taylor
Éditeur : Harper Collins
ISBN-13 : 9780062102867
Libération : 2014-04-08

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New York Times Bestseller From the New York Times bestselling author of An Altar in the World, Barbara Brown Taylor’s Learning to Walk in the Dark provides a way to find spirituality in those times when we don’t have all the answers. Taylor has become increasingly uncomfortable with our tendency to associate all that is good with lightness and all that is evil and dangerous with darkness. Doesn’t God work in the nighttime as well? In Learning to Walk in the Dark, Taylor asks us to put aside our fears and anxieties and to explore all that God has to teach us “in the dark.” She argues that we need to move away from our “solar spirituality” and ease our way into appreciating “lunar spirituality” (since, like the moon, our experience of the light waxes and wanes). Through darkness we find courage, we understand the world in new ways, and we feel God’s presence around us, guiding us through things seen and unseen. Often, it is while we are in the dark that we grow the most. With her characteristic charm and literary wisdom, Taylor is our guide through a spirituality of the nighttime, teaching us how to find our footing in times of uncertainty and giving us strength and hope to face all of life’s challenging moments.

She Plays with the Darkness

Titre : She Plays with the Darkness
Auteur : Zakes Mda
Éditeur : Picador
ISBN-13 : 9780374708269
Libération : 2004-03-01

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In a remote mountain village in Lesotho, the beautiful Dikosha lives for dancing and for song, setting herself apart from her fellow villagers. Her twin brother, Radisene, works in the lowland capital of Maseru, struggling amid political upheaval to find a life for himself away from the hills. As the years pass, Radisene's fortunes rise and fall in the city, while Dikosha remains in the village, never leaving and never aging. And through it all, the community watches, comments, and passes judgment.

Share the Darkness

Titre : Share the Darkness
Auteur : Jill Monroe
Éditeur : Harlequin
ISBN-13 : 9781426850974
Libération : 2009-12-01

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Hannah Garrett has always felt safe in the dark. It meant she never had to show people the truth. On the run from a man who wants to kill her, Hannah's learned to keep to herself and not get attached.... Until she meets Ward Coleman. Being around her sexy coworker has awakened a need she'd forgotten--and it's not just this heat wave that has Hannah hot and bothered. But she can't afford to get too close, especially when she's not sure she can trust him. What she doesn't know is that Ward is on to her and is determined to learn her secrets. And getting caught in a hot, dark elevator is the best place to find out all this undercover FBI agent needs to know.

An Echo in the Darkness

Titre : An Echo in the Darkness
Auteur : Francine Rivers
Éditeur : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
ISBN-13 : 1414340907
Libération : 2011-12-09

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This classic series has inspired nearly 2 million readers. Both loyal fans and new readers will want the latest edition of this beloved series. This edition includes a foreword from the publisher, a preface from Francine Rivers and discussion questions suitable for personal and group use. #2 An Echo in the Darkness: Turning away from the opulence of Rome, Marcus is led by a whispering voice from the past into a journey that could set him free from the darkness of his soul.

Dark Places

Titre : Dark Places
Auteur : Gillian Flynn
Éditeur : Broadway Books
ISBN-13 : 0307459926
Libération : 2009-05-05

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl, and the basis for the major motion picture starring Charlize Theron Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” She survived—and famously testified that her fifteen-year-old brother, Ben, was the killer. Twenty-five years later, the Kill Club—a secret society obsessed with notorious crimes—locates Libby and pumps her for details. They hope to discover proof that may free Ben. Libby hopes to turn a profit off her tragic history: She’ll reconnect with the players from that night and report her findings to the club—for a fee. As Libby’s search takes her from shabby Missouri strip clubs to abandoned Oklahoma tourist towns, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started—on the run from a killer.

Voyage in the Dark

Titre : Voyage in the Dark
Auteur : Jean Rhys
Éditeur : W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN-13 : 0393311465
Libération : 1982

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Anna Morgan, a teenage girl performing in the chorus at theaters in small English towns, tries to find happiness with Walter Jeffries, who eventually abandons her