Twenty-one original stories of dangerous women by top genre writers, brought together in a new anthology edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois. Intrepid warriors, far-ranging spacewomen, formidable superheroines, hard-living bad girls, embattled survivors, private investigators, seductive femmes fatale and haughty queens; as Gardner Dubois writes in his introduction, 'if you want to tie any of these women to the railway tracks, you'll have a real fight on your hands!'
"Restored my faith in short story format"
DI Saul has just 24 hours to find out who the killer of the body is. 24 hours to work out how the woman in the cell is linked with the murder. 24 hours in which at every turn, his own life seems to be inextricably linked with the events that unfold. 24 hours before the container in the room explodes....
"Profound Confusing Disturbing Sadistic Game"
France had fallen. All Britain waited for the inevitable German invasion. But first the Luftwaffe must destroy the Royal Air Force. It was the greatest air battle of all time against seemingly overwhelming odds. This programme follows the events of the epic weeks of the summer of 1940 and pays tribute to Winston Churchill's "Few" who saved Britain from the Nazi hordes.
Flight of the Conchords are Jermaine Clement and Bret McKenzie, New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi, bongo, acapella, rap, funk, and comedy folk duo. They won a Perrier Nomination in 2003 and this year sold out one of the biggest venues at Edinburgh for twenty six nights. By mixing their special parody of folksy music and unique brand of chit chat between the songs, the result is intoxicating and un-missable.
In a bizarre twist of fate, Stevie Jebson is caught between two worlds as the unwitting victim of a renegade research scientist. Down on his luck and penniless, he is tricked into volunteering for a horrifying experiment, and soon finds himself trapped in another dimension, facing a wild array of dangers in a long-forgotten enchanted city.
Holly Palmer fell in love with the old public house as soon as she saw it. All of her instincts should have told her of the mistake that she was about to make. They didn't.
Do Flying Saucers or UFOs really exist? If so, are they of extra-terrestrial origin? Have we been told the truth about them? Are governments and security organizations concealing the real facts?
"Pretty Freakin' Weak"
In the still and cool hours before sunrise I have learned a few things about myself and God. It is my hope to share them with you, as I share the experiences which take place in my orange 15' kayak. Take what you like and forget the rest.
Sometimes a house is a house. Sometimes a house is a home. And sometimes a home is a spiritual base from which a person can have a lifetime of adventure and love. I do suggest you use this short story as food for thought. Even one new idea can make all the difference. Most of the unique things about our home come as adaptations from Roman Catholic culture. Some are uniquely my own. I invite you to my home through this book. Our home is a reflection of our values and temperaments.
Terry Deary's brilliant books about the nastiest time periods in history have now, with the help of some astounding actors, been transformed into a series of audio extravaganzas. Featuring new, extra material not found anywhere in the books, these sound spectaculars are just as thrilling and spilling, funny and fast as their printed counterparts. Horrible Histories are guaranteed to bring you history with the nasty bits left in!
Detskij radiospektakl' po skazke "Dvenadcat' mesjacev" russkogo pisatelja Samuila Jakovlevicha Marshaka. Zima, Novyj God. Professor uchit svoenravnuju devochku-Korolevu. Kogda rech' zahodit o novom gode, ona zhelaet, chtoby zavtra na prazdnichnom stole byli podsnezhniki, chtoby ona mogla posmotret', chto zhe jeto za cvety.
A book on the topic of saving cash to build a dream home is needed now more than ever. Too many people are taking out loans that are too large to purchase homes that they cannot reasonably afford. A book on the subject would help to clear this up for a lot of people, and finally show them that saving to purchase a home is better than borrowing to do so. Most of us dream of having the home of our dreams, so give it a try by saving money for it.
Pregnant women feel things differently. Being pregnant increases a woman's hormones and may cause that woman to feel differently than how she is used to feeling. A book on pregnancy emotions and feelings may be helpful to the pregnant woman. The book can help a woman understand why she feels the way she does, what is causing those feelings, and maybe even how to deal with the emotions she isn't used to.
Detskij radiospektakl' po motivam povest' "Kashtanka" russkogo pisatelja Antona Pavlovicha Chehova. Molodaja sobaka poterjala svoego hozjaina, stoljara Luku Aleksandrycha. Ona pytaetsja najti ego sled, no bezuspeshno. Glubokim vecherom, vybivshis' iz sil, Kashtanka zasypaet u dverej pod'ezda, gde ejo sluchajno nahodit nekij tainstvennyj neznakomec, vposledstvii okazavshijsja klounom. On laskaet zhivotnoe i provodit ego v cirk. Kashtanka poluchaet novuju klichku "Tjotka".
Moris Meterlink ( 29 avgusta 1862, Gent - 6 maja (po nekotorym istochnikam - 5-go maja) 1949, Nicca) - bel'gijskij pisatel', dramaturg i filosof. Laureat Nobelevskoj premii po literature za 1911. Avtor filosofskoj skazki-pritchi "Sinjaja ptica", posvjashhennoj vechnomu poisku chelovekom neprehodjashhego simvola schast'ja i poznanija bytija - Sinej pticy.