What if Stanley Kubrick left behind more than just his classic films? What if he also left behind an elaborate puzzle cleverly buried within his films, which would lead the player toward a treasure that could change the course of human history?
"Well-researched and engaging!"
A thousand years ago the Darkness came - a terrible time of violence, fear, and social collapse when technology ran rampant. But the vicars of the Temple of Light brought peace, ushering in an era of blessed simplicity. For 10 centuries they have kept the madness at bay with "temple magic," and by eliminating forever the rush of progress that nearly caused the destruction of everything. Childhood friends Orah and Nathaniel have always lived in the tiny village of Little Pond, longing for more from life.
"Not Just for Adults"
With much of the world still undiscovered, a small band of people live a peaceful life, until the dream vision of a young boy, Feather Floating in Water, changes everything. Only nine winters old, Feather's dreams turn his seemingly ordinary childhood into the journey of a lifetime. He must help his people face a terrifying destiny from which they cannot turn away. He must find a way to make his people listen. Bright Sun Flower, the boy's grandmother, guides his beginnings, teaching him about the Circle of Life, and how without it, no life can exist.
"Beautiful coming of age with a touch of fantasy"
From the multiple award-winning author of the Bird Brain Books series, this lower grade mystery series is great fun for kids 7-11 years old. Evolved Publishing presents a special edition featuring the first three books in The Pet Shop Society series of super-fun lower grade mysteries: Mike and the Dog-Gone Labradoodle, Maddie and the Purrfect Crime, and Tyler and the Blabber-Mouth Birds.
Vanesa Neuman is the daughter of Holocaust survivors, and her childhood in the cramped intimacy of south Tel Aviv is shadowed by her parents' unspoken wartime experiences. The past for her was a closed book, until her father passed away. Vanesa must now unravel the mystery of the diary she has received - and the strange symbol within - at all costs.
"Mystery, suspense, intrigue!"
The end of the world? That's the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and deep philosophical exercises in school. No need to sweat it. So when 16-year-old Tess's doomsday-dad builds a bomb shelter in their suburban backyard, everyone thinks he's gone crazy.... Until fire rains down from the sky, sinking whole cities into colossal craters and setting much of the world ablaze.
"Very good but makes no sense"
The rift between Iowa and the Abyss is thinner than it seems. Modern society meets the power and reality of myth in the new war between Chaos, Order, and Maker. A priestess of Order seeking godhood unleashes a virus to mutate and enslave the human race. Those who survive will face the height of her power, but will they bow before it?
"Exciting from the start!"
A tale of 2 young people's desperate struggle to survive on their own in an adult world, as seen through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl.... Sam and Jacob try to outrun their past by stealing the family car and traveling from West Virginia to Arizona, but the adult world proves mighty difficult to navigate, especially for two kids on their own.
"Great story and great voice!"
A Holy Man, who lives in both this world and the Spirit world, waits hidden in a cave in the canyons, as a newly made woman runs toward him. She flees her would-be suitor, who wants from her more than she can give. The Holy Man and his constant companions, a colony of mice, accept the woman within the cave. She worries that he may be crazy, but given her fear of the man who desires her, maybe crazy is not so bad.
Against all odds, Orah and Nathaniel have found the keep and revealed the truth about the darkness, initiating what they hoped would be a new age of enlightenment. But the people were more set in their ways than anticipated, and a faction of vicars whispered in their ears, urging a return to traditional ways.
Tony Hooper stands in shadow across the street, one amongst many in the crowd of curiosity-hounds gathered to watch a monster's release. Seventeen years after Mitchell Norton, the devil, terrorized Algonquin, Illinois on a spree of kidnapping, torture and murder, the authorities release the butcher from psychiatric prison.
"has you clinging to the edge of your seat!"
This fantasy adventure series is steeped in American Indian culture and so much more. Juliet Wildfire Stone hears voices and sees visions, but she can't make out what they mean. Her eccentric grandfather tells her stories about the Great Wind Spirit and Coyote, but he might as well be speaking another language. None of it makes any sense. When she stumbles upon a series of murders, she can't help but worry her grandfather might be involved. To discover the truth, Juliet must choose between her new life at an elite private school and her Native American heritage.
Murder was never something Zoe Delante enjoyed, but solving the cases - she does that rather well, and has the track record to prove it. Yet when she's called in on a new case with the Baltimore PD as their go-to clairvoyant, she's unprepared for the heinous nature of the crimes.
"GREAT NEW AUTHOR, GREAT NEW STORY"
When authorities fail to identify human remains uncovered after a cyclone ravages the Western Australian coastline, Martin and Claire are sent to Broome, a popular holiday destination, far from major population centers. Posing as new arrivals, the SOC agents (offshoot of the Australian Security Intelligence Organization) attempt to merge with the locals in an effort to solve the baffling case and bring the killer to justice.
In Book 3 of the saga of Shining Light's people, the listener is swept into the changing world of ancient Native America. The peace that Shining Light and his family have enjoyed in the Land of the Tall Trees is shattered by his young daughter. Dove's dream of mustangs, and of a young American Indian boy named Singing Stone, and his family known as the Mustang People, will not let her rest.
Red always knew she would have to face the man who nearly destroyed her. She just didn’t figure it would happen so soon...With the plague sweeping across the nation, destroying many and turning others into walking corpses, survivors head West in search of a chosen land, a place designed to keep the infected out, while sealing survivors inside. In theory, the idea seems the only way to keep humanity alive. In practice, it doesn’t matter whether a person is on the inside or the out - there is no humanity.
Orah and Nathaniel return home with miracles from across the sea, hoping to bring a better life for their people. Instead, they find the world they left in chaos. A new grand vicar, known as the usurper, has taken over the keep, and is using its knowledge to reinforce his hold on power. Despite their good intentions, the seekers find themselves leading an army. And for the first time in a millennium, their world experiences the horror of war. But the keepmasters' science is no match for the dreamers, leaving Orah and Nathaniel their cruelest choice.
"Perfect conclusion to a great series"
The Blood of the Sun now sits locked to Frendyl Krune's heart, and learning to control the awesome power of the relic isn't the only thing on Frendyl's mind. His father and cousin have both vanished within the pitch-dark prison maze known as the Catacombs. The only being alive who might know where they are is Vilboyen, ruler of the underworld, but there's no guarantee he's anything but a story used to scare amüli children. And that's not the worst of Frendyl's problems.
Trace Monroe doesn't believe in luck. He never has. But when a fiery-headed cowgirl saunters through the saloon doors, wielding shotguns and a know-how for killing the living dead, he believes he just may be the luckiest man alive.
Frendyl Krune wants to be a knight, to serve his family and his people and never fear what may come for him. His goal, however, slips from his grasp when rumors spread that his father possesses a rare and powerful gem. It doesn't take long for someone to break into his family's estate, determined to steal the gem.
"bad story, great reader"