Welcome to the Lake Morgan Book Festival!
Each year, Mr. Denton McCray and his eclectic team of volunteers hosts the most anticipated, and the most mysterious, book fest in a cozy, lakeside community near the Rocky Mountains in Colorado. Though many accounts have highlighted strange occurrences, readers are drawn to the book fest each year by the hundreds, and authors are thrilled to receive a hand-delivered invitation to participate.
The season is autumn. The day is overcast. There's an electric crackle in the air that foreshadows the arrival of approaching storms. Tops of trees sway under the weight of winds that bear more than the threat of rain. The book fest takes place in an old building that once served as a high school. It has been decades since students roamed the halls ... living students, that is.
The Lake Morgan Book Fest opens at 6 PM and runs until midnight. So, grab a cup of hot tea, and dive in!
Within these pages, readers will discover just how weird the Lake Morgan Book Fest can get. Tales of time travel, science fiction, paranormal, speculative fiction, urban fantasy, comedy, and even a little romance await discovery!
This collection of short stories is a part of the "It Happened at the Book Fest" anthology set. Find out more at the project website: http://11authors.wix.com/bookfest
The Birth of Tragedy from the Spirit of Music (German: Die Geburt der Tragödie aus dem Geiste der Musik) is an 1872 work of dramatic theory by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It was reissued in 1886 as The Birth of Tragedy, Or: Hellenism and Pessimism (Die Geburt der Tragödie, Oder: Griechentum und Pessimismus). The later edition contained a prefatory essay, An Attempt at Self-Criticism, wherein Nietzsche commented on this earliest book.
Nietzsche found in classical Athenian tragedy an art form that transcended the pessimism and nihilism of a fundamentally meaningless world. The Greek spectators, by looking into the abyss of human suffering and affirming it, passionately and joyously affirmed the meaning of their own existence. They knew themselves to be infinitely more than petty individuals, finding self-affirmation not in another life, not in a world to come, but in the terror and ecstasy alike celebrated in the performance of tragedies.
"Peter Pan, the book based on J.M. Barrie's famous play, is filled with unforgettable characters: Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up; the fairy, Tinker Bell; the evil pirate, Captain Hook; and the three children--Wendy, John, and Michael--who fly off with Peter Pan to Neverland, where they meet Indians and pirates and a crocodile that ticks. Renowned children's-book artist Michael Hague has brought the amazing adventures of Peter Pan to life. His beautiful illustrations capture the wild, seductive power of this classic book. This newly designed edition will be enjoyed by fans young and old alike.
In Pretty Little Killers, journalist Daleen Berry and investigator Geoffrey Fuller expand upon their New York Times bestselling ebook The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese to give you even more information behind one of the most horrific and shocking murders of our time. Including over 100 pages of new material, Pretty Little Killers shares the latest theories and answers the questions that have left many people baffled.After killer Shelia Eddy pled guilty to first degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison and Rachel Shoaf was sentenced to thirty years for second-degree murder, family, friends, investigators, and other key sources reveal the facts you would have learned if the case had gone to trial.Including specific details drawn from Rachel’s confession, Pretty Little Killers looks at the crime through the eyes of the victim and killers, providing intimate testimony from the pages of Rachel’s personal journal, Skylar’s diary and school papers, and court records.Berry and Fuller examine all this, including previously unreported details about Rachel and Shelia’s rumored lesbian relationship and explain why more than one investigator believes Skylar’s murder was a thrill kill.Most important, Pretty Little Killers provides a satisfying answer to Skylar’s final question: Why?”
Wait for me... Who knew the power three little words could have in starting an international travel adventure?A Year Off is one part memoir, one part travel essays and one part travel guide, documenting the story of Alexandra and David Brown, a couple who decided to take a year off from their jobs and 'regular lives' to travel the world together after only knowing each other for four months. Each chapter tackles a different part of the journey, including: - Practical takeaways for how to take the same leap and travel, including tips on budgeting, planning, pacing and adjusting to culture shock - A look into David and Alexandra's story as they traveled the world together and got to know one another - Colorful memories of their travels, including a dramatic kayak ride in Milford Sound, New Zealand, an emotional evening in India, a life-changing meal in the Loire Valley, France, a hilarious makeover in Romania... and many moreThis inspiring book is for all the dreamers, would-be adventurers and endearingly practical professionals looking to scratch the travel itch. With many gorgeous photographs and actionable travel advice, A Year Off captures all the beauty and magic of the wanderlust spirit, guiding readers on how to take the same leap and showing them just how doable a journey this type of round-the-world travel is.
From USA Today Bestselling Author Elle Boon, find out how the big bad wolf falls for the tiny Fey.
When a wolf catches the scent of his mate, he'll do anything to claim and protect her, even if that means protecting the little Fey from himself.
An Enforcer…Torq's place among the Mystic Wolves gave him the freedom to search for his mate, but when he finds her, he realizes things aren't as easy as he'd hoped they'd be. However, years of honing his skills have proven he was more than the man and wolf for the injured Fey.
A Powerful Fey…Talia's tired of hiding but isn't quite ready to make that final step as a normal female after years of captivity. Hiding out on the Fey Realm seemed like another form of being caged, however being caught in the sights of a shifter far larger than any man she'd ever seen was more than she'd bargained for.
A Plan Set In Motion…Things don't always go as planned, but when the Goddess puts two of her people together, she assumes things will end up how they should. However, outside forces realize a powerful Fey are within their grasps and want what they didn't have…a link to the Fey Realm.
Will the wolf and his Fey have a chance to find their happily ever after, or will they be destroyed before they get the chance?
Carol Bundy was looking for love. She’d been through three husbands, two boyfriends — and then she found Doug Clark. He was perfect. He was handsome, spoke French, and Doug was a sexual athlete.
He was everything Carol wanted.
In June 1980, Carol and Doug started killing prostitutes on Sunset Strip.
Sexual Killing: A Shocking True Crime Story follows the stone-cold serial killing of Carol Bundy and Doug Clark during the summer of 1980.
Carol was willing to do anything for Doug. She seduced an eleven-year-old neighbor into their bed, painted the decapitated head of one of their victims so Doug could have sex with it, and helped him dispose of headless bodies.
Oh, Doug loved it! Did he love Carol? Did it matter? Carol was doing whatever Doug told her to do.
She was a nurse. Carol was all about saving lives, not taking lives.
Carol knew she was doing wrong. She was doing murder. Carol called the cops. They didn’t believe her. So, she went to her ex-boyfriends for help. One of them survived. One of them didn’t.
Carol just wanted love. How far would she go to keep the man of her dreams? What if she got as hooked on sex and killing as he was? Would Carol ever be able to stop?
Find out in Sexual Killing: A Shocking True Crime Story by Rod Kackley
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