A fantasy anthology featuring the deadly, the worldly, and the sneaky. Blackguards consists mainly of stories in established series, and the authors range from wildly successful indie authors to New York Times best sellers. If you enjoy roguish tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells, this one's for you.
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Catch the holiday spirit with this magical collection of beloved Christmas tales. Christmas favorites from L.M. Montgomery, O. Henry, Willa Cather, Hans Christian Anderson, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Bret Harte and Anthony Trollope are lovingly recorded and presented here in one enchanting volume.
"Dark Christmas Tales"
The Underdark: Beneath the surface of Faern lies a whole different world. A world of drow, deep gnomes, and other denizens of the dark. A world of cities like Menzoberranzan and Skullport, of warriors and rogues like Drizzt Do'Urden and Liriel Baenre and numerous others. Leave the security of the surface world and seek out the darkness that lies below. Welcome to the Realms of the Underdark.
When Flint Fireforge, dwarf and metalsmith, receives a wondrous summons from the Speaker of the Sun, he journeys to the fabled elven city of Qualinost. There he meets Tanis, a thoughtful youth born of a tragic union between elf and man. Tanis and Flint, each a misfit in his own way, find themselves unlikely friends.But a pompous elf lord is mysteriously slain, and another elf soon meets the same fate. Tanis stands accused, and if his innocence cannot be proven, the half-elf will be banished forever.
Mari Al'Marin and Caledan, the unlikely pair of heroes from The Crypt of the Shadowking, return to match wits against the revived legacy of the Shadowking, which threatens all of Faerun.
The evil Zhentarim attempt to take over the richest of the Caravan Cities, and Harper agent Mari Al'Marin and ex-Harper Caledan try to foil the wicked plot. By the author of Kindred Spirits.
To rescue a missing noble, Artek the Knife must venture deep into the Undermountain, a vast and lethal labyrinth created by a crazed wizard, a place that is not only difficult and dangerous to access but nearly impossible to escape.
It's Grandma's house - quiet, cozy, nestled on a mountain in West Virginia. What could possibly go wrong? A lot, actually. Horrific accidents, despicable creatures, a vile beast, and detestable grandparents leap into your mind. One misstep will get you and your little sister killed. This audiobook consists of the main storyline plus all the Choose Your Own Adventure-style death scenes found in the ebook.
"Try not to die"
Stories of love and romance in 23 varieties.... From the very first lovers - Adam and Eve - to what romance might be like in the future, this collection sparkles with whimsy and goodold fashioned romance. A veritable box of chocolates without the calories!
Every day, employees resign from jobs. In the United States and Western Europe, annual resignation rates hover at just below ten percent, with much higher rates found in parts of Asia. Those currently entering the workforce are expected to engage in even more job hopping than prior generations, suggesting that employers may want to move beyond the simple notice policy in the company handbook and learn to encourage employees to resign in constructive ways.
Tonight on the program, we look at the latest developments in the fight against the Zika virus. Charlie is joined by Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases.
We continue with a political update with Mark Halperin, co-managing editor of Bloomberg Politics and co-host of With All Due Respect.
Next, Javier Muñoz discusses replacing Lin-Manuel Miranda in the role of Alexander Hamilton in the Tony-nominated musical Hamilton.
We conclude with a look at the film War Dogs with director Todd Phillips and actor Jonah Hill.
"Studies Say" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Joyride" by Mark Singer; "Knowing the Enemy" by George Packer: The anthropology of insurgency; "The Good Book Business" by Daniel Radosh; "First Bite" by Anthony Lane: What's eating Hannibal Lecter?; and "Fighting Men" by Anthony Lane.
There are nine articles in this edition: "Brouhahaha", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "First Book", by Ben McGrath; "Monster Career", by Mark Singer; "Idle Hands", by Lizzie Widdicombe; "The Stressbuster" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "Silent Minds" by Jerome Groopman; "Sin Dolor", by T. Coraghessan Boyle; "Upstate", by Louis Menand; and "Leaving It All Behind", by Anthony Lane.