The Works of F. Scott Fitzgerald is a collection of 45 novels and short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald's short stories have themes that not only relate to the problems and culture of the Jazz Age, but were also about the promises and despair encountered by the young, as well as aging. Love and relationships between two mismatched or unlikely characters, such as people who are unlikely to develop a spark of romantic interest between each other, is common.
"Do not listen to this while driving!"
Lilly is 10 years old, born with a heart defect, and already addicted to heroin. Her mother is gone from her life, and there are rumors that she was killed by her father and buried near the abandoned house across the street. The house intrigues her, she can't stay away, and the monstrous homeless man who lives there has been trying to get Lilly to come inside.
"Speechless on the presence of horror"
There are times when we felt lost, tired, disappointed, and embattled by life. It is during these moments that we seek some sort of help, guidance...something or someone that will provide us the strength for understanding everyday challenges. This is where this audiobook can offer you an insight into the world of spirit animals. You see, throughout history, spirit animals have been recorded as channels for humankind. Many cultures have recognized the influence and potency of spirit animals.
Two Weird Tales of the Dystopian Present and Future is a two-story bundle - two prescient short stories that treat of what is and what may be. Both scenarios will likely come to pass, and neither will be very pleasant. So be warned...be prepared...and watch.
Would you give killers what they want to get them to leave you and your family alone? Gray Bolton might, if he knew what it was. His life as a pawnbroker in a Mississippi town is good. He has a beautiful family and the future looks bright. Then he kills an armed robber and discovers that he was anything but a common criminal. Trouble cascades upon Bolton from the police, from home, and from unknown parties who may be the most vicious of all. They all appear to be after the same thing and they will all do anything to get it. Unfortunately, Bolton has no idea what that thing is.
"An interesting convergence of characters"
This book was written from an American perspective. It was the result of the author's own dating experiences, background, and his travel to some Asian countries, and his ongoing research. Thus, it reflects not only his knowledge and research, but also the deep-seated knowledge of brilliant and renowned experts with years of experience in their field. Are you single, divorced, or divorcing? Are you interested in learning new techniques and secrets about how to take your sex life in a new direction and to new heights? If so, Bellevue has written this unique book with you in mind.
Follow Harold Lancaster, a retired San Francisco police officer, as he witnesses the devastation of humanity after a worldwide viral terrorist attack that will change the course of history forever! Harry learns that he and his family, as well as a portion of what remains of the population, is immune to the mutated virus that has been unleashed. During forced relocation, his young nephew is separated from his parents and left in a world now ruled by anarchy and filled with horrors beyond comprehension.
"A Thriller !!!"
Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon is an audiobook of fathers and sons, love lost and regained, haunted pasts, and snake smuggling. From kidnapping to bank robbing, pursuing rainbow trout to unspeakable monsters, from the deserts of Texas to the desolate forests of Oregon, Our Love Will Go the Way of the Salmon is about the extreme measures people take to recapture the ones that got away.
"Love and Lunkers"
When the dead rose, they rose with a disturbing eating disorder and a weakness for peer pressure that the inhabitants of Earth were completely unprepared for. The Apocalypse just got a whole lot weirder and thank God for it. Breaking the mold of one-dimensional zombie novels, K.R. Helms blends elements of horror, science fiction, dark humor and conspiracy theories in this satirical look at post-apocalyptic survival- all the while satisfying the die-hard purists that live for blood and brutality.
"Wow Amazing !!"
Thomas C. Waterlee seems to have finished his duties in life. He had a Nobel prize in physics and lived quietly and happily alone. But still, a memory; a small reminder of his younger years yanked on his conscious. It brought back his old pain which he then took to his psychiatrist, Sandra, who had always been there for Tom - but once Tom had gotten part of the memory out of his fogged brain, he snaps. In an attempt to rid of the memory, Tom gets into his bathtub and refuses to leave it.
"This is a narrator in bloom!"
Two Tales of Horror and the Paranormal is a two-story bundle. In it you'll see that things aren't always as they seem - that there's a lot more to some humdrum, everyday lives than the people living them ever dared to imagine. And the implications are, well, sometimes frightening...
When you're a fast-failing organic farmer in New Hampshire, with a known termagant for a wife, an event like this - digging up a human hand in your potato patch - can be devastating to your small profits when the news gets out, especially since that ancient hand has peculiar "qualities." This discovery sets off a chain of inexorable events that lead Leonard Johnson to rash action resulting in a terrible kind of justice. A balance must be restored and a lesson learned.
Writing stories under 1,000 words is certainly challenging. Called flash fiction, micro-fiction, sudden fiction, and postcard fiction, these quick writes have become quite popular today. They succeed in accommodating readers on the go who lack the luxury of sitting down for long periods of reading. Like patrons at a smorgasbord, they can taste a little of this fine dish and a little of that. They can leave the table without fear of being still hungry.
The original Ferris wheel was designed and constructed by George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., for the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Roughly 280 million people visit theme parks every year and take approximately 1.7 billion rides. And there are slightly fewer than 10 Ferris wheel-related deaths each year. So the odds are generally in your favor. But Cody Jackson wasn't aware of any of this.
A new bride and party girl who marries merely to escape her former life. A naive, solicitous husband who sees no harm in an ordered life. A honeymoon hike on a mountain trail. And a tragic outcome. Murder, manslaughter, a misunderstanding gone horribly wrong, or sheer accident? Perception is everything, isn't it? In any case, justice has a strange way of working itself out. "Over the Edge" is a short story - a psychological thriller and a tale of horror.
Sanity means seeing what is real…what is there. But that's not always as easy as it sounds. Sometimes it takes a completely unexpected, violent, preternatural reversal to make us see beyond the fog. And that's exactly what you'll find in these four original, intriguing stories.
We all think we want 20/20 vision, don't we? But in the metaphysical and psychological realms we often prefer our accustomed blindness. It's far more comfortable. Here are two stories that take a close, 20/20 look at these things.
"It was that most loathsome of all things: an uncanny, routine-disrupting inconvenience and anomaly." That's what, as the result of an unforeseen event, unexpectedly invades and upsets Elmore Wiggins' safely ordered life. For Elmore had never reckoned on the paranormal or the preternatural. But now that he's had his accident, he is "seeing" certain events in the near future - including his own (although he doesn't know it yet).
"It's not every day you find a human hand while digging potatoes. But that's exactly what happened to Leonard Johnson on a Saturday morning not long ago." That's how this quirky little story begins. When you're a fast-failing organic farmer in New Hampshire, with a known termagant for a wife, an event like this can be devastating to your small profits when the news gets out - especially since that ancient hand has peculiar "qualities."
Eve is a nobody - just a dirty, mentally challenged homeless woman who stands on a street corner in her rags and "prophesies." But she knows exactly what she possesses - what most of those who pity her don't have. Eve refuses to take advantage of the social programs and for a good reason. Eve has an important lesson to teach Andrew Thurston, Director of the Social Equity and Rehabilitation Department, who is determined to help her. It's a lesson he learns the hard way.