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Riders Of The Storm

Author : J. Matthews
ISBN : 9780595398362
Genre : Fiction
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Skull, the Arion, and Talon, the Ariel, are two unconventional men who struggle to find their place to survive in the uneasy partnership world of humans and mutants who have known a forgotten magic and late-century science.
Category: Fiction

The Storm Rider

Author : Lili Bita
ISBN : 9781935244103
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rider On The Storm And Other Bits And Barrett

Author : Robert G. Barrett
ISBN : 0330358723
Genre : Australia
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Collection of short stories featuring the larrikin bouncer, Les Norton, in many dangerous and difficult situations. Many of these stories have been previously published in magazines such as 'Playboy' and 'People'. Also includes some articles previously published under the title 'Whining and Dining with Robert G. Barrett'. Author's other works include 'The Godson' and 'The Real Thing'.
Category: Australia

Storm Rider

Author : John Francome
ISBN : 9780755381081
Genre : Fiction
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A missing person. A macabre find. A murderer in their midst. Storm Rider is another suspenseful thriller set in the racing world from bestselling author John Francome. The perfect read for fans of Felix Francis' Pulse and Triple Crown. 'Look out, Dick Francis, here's Francome riding another winner' - Peterborough Evening Telegraph In life, horse-fancier and antiques dealer Glyn Cole caused a heap of trouble - for his girlfriends, their jealous partners and his creditors. His two-year absence from the close-knit Berkshire horse community has been something of a relief. Broken bridges have been mended; lives have been rebuilt. And his disappearance has been a miracle for one individual in particular: the person who killed him. But now Glyn is back - in bizarre circumstances. A record-breaking storm has ripped his corpse from its ingenious hiding place. How did he get there and how did he die? Many have benefited from his absence - but who is no longer sleeping so soundly at night? It seems that, even in death, bad boy Glyn is as much trouble as he ever was... What readers are saying about Storm Rider: 'Excellent story, written with a great understanding and passion by an expert with an eye for detail using his own racing experiences and knowledge' 'I was delighted by the interesting corpse conundrum!' 'A well-constructed and compelling narrative, with real dramatic pace and a succession of clever twists'
Category: Fiction

Storm Rider A Tuscon Kid Western

Author : Richard Dawes
ISBN : 9781612357249
Genre : Fiction
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The Tucson Kid is called to the American northwest by the Great Northern Fur Company. The company hires Tucson to go after Rex Normanson, an erstwhile partner of the company who has gone rogue and is inciting Indian tribes to revolt against the American Government. A coalition of the fur company, the U.S. Army, and the Canadian government want Normanson stopped at all costs. The Tucson Kid will be guided up the Stick River to Normanson's stronghold on Eagle Mountain by the half-Indian, Sophie Halloway. Tucson will also have Joe Personelli and his crew to help fight off the forces they know Rex will throw against him to prevent him from reaching the mountain. The action-packed story follows the expedition as it fights its way up the Stick River, chronicles the developing relationship between Tucson and Sophie Halloway, and describes Tucson's growing conflict with Joe Personelli. But once Tucson reaches the top of Eagle Mountain, he is in for the surprise of his life when he meets Rex Normanson.
Category: Fiction

The Storm Rider

Author : Thomas L. Fish
ISBN : 9781618973276
Genre : Fiction
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The Storm Rider is a tale about how a deceitful man's sins literally come back to haunt him. Early on the morning of August 28, 1935 in Savannah, Georgia, a tycoon named Patrick O'Keefe brings his daughter, Carmen, to the railroad station. He has entrusted her with $40,000 to secure tool and food contracts from the purchasing agents of the railroad company operating in the Florida Keys. The contracts will bring Patrick profits many times the original investment. There is no doubt that Carmen's task is quite important. However, since she is quite a free spirit, it is anyone's guess why Patrick chose her to carry it out. He has only himself to blame when Carmen botches her mission in the worst way imaginable. Shortly after arriving in Florida, Carmen enters a bar where she meets a hustler named Joe Bono. In spite of how aggressive and headstrong Carmen is, Joe eventually manages to disappear with Patrick's money, leaving Carmen to die in a devastating hurricane. But Carmen's spirit will search for him, find him, and exact her revenge. The Storm Rider appeals to readers seeking elements of crime, intrigue, the supernatural and the hope of romance.This is a tale no Parrot Head should miss. The story takes place over two great storms: The 1935 Labor Day Hurricane and Hurricane Wilma in 2005.
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Storm Rider

Author : Chris Dutcher
ISBN : 1792764936
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Occasionally naive, uncool with the ladies, shockingly brutal when provoked, Gunnar is a modern day barbarian who redefines the term 'tough guy'. Twenty-two year old Gunnar is exploring the US by motorcycle, taking odd jobs along the way. One particular odd job lands him in trouble with several different factions of local organized criminal bad guys. On top of that, the cops and the feds cant decide whether they want him dead, gone, or incarcerated. Gunnar has freakish physical strength, senses, and abilities, but he's never fully understood why. One tumultous incident occurs after another. As events begin to filter onto the news, a certain clandestine scientific community becomes intensely interested in Gunnar's predicament. A very hot and potty-mouthed FBI Special Agent is confused by her feelings for the intense young man, as she is both repulsed by yet strangely attracted to him. The two strike up an impromptu and occasionally hilarious relationship. Gunnar can't stay, he can't go, he can't hide. Finally, he snaps, and the result is appalling. And what does Hitler and the Nazis have to do with it all?Edgy, hysterical, shocking, a wild ride. Storm Rider will leave you speechless.

The World Of Myth

Author : David Adams Leeming
ISBN : 9780199878963
Genre : Social Science
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Hercules, Zeus, Thor, Gilgamesh--these are the figures that leap to mind when we think of myth. But to David Leeming, myths are more than stories of deities and fantastic beings from non-Christian cultures. Myth is at once the most particular and the most universal feature of civilization, representing common concerns that each society voices in its own idiom. Whether an Egyptian story of creation or the big-bang theory of modern physics, myth is metaphor, mirroring our deepest sense of ourselves in relation to existence itself. Now, in The World of Myth, Leeming provides a sweeping anthology of myths, ranging from ancient Egypt and Greece to the Polynesian islands and modern science. We read stories of great floods from the ancient Babylonians, Hebrews, Chinese, and Mayans; tales of apocalypse from India, the Norse, Christianity, and modern science; myths of the mother goddess from Native American Hopi culture and James Lovelock's Gaia. Leeming has culled myths from Aztec, Greek, African, Australian Aboriginal, Japanese, Moslem, Hittite, Celtic, Chinese, and Persian cultures, offering one of the most wide-ranging collections of what he calls the collective dreams of humanity. More important, he has organized these myths according to a number of themes, comparing and contrasting how various societies have addressed similar concerns, or have told similar stories. In the section on dying gods, for example, both Odin and Jesus sacrifice themselves to renew the world, each dying on a tree. Such traditions, he proposes, may have their roots in societies of the distant past, which would ritually sacrifice their kings to renew the tribe. In The World of Myth, David Leeming takes us on a journey "not through a maze of falsehood but through a marvellous world of metaphor," metaphor for "the story of the relationship between the known and the unknown, both around us and within us." Fantastic, tragic, bizarre, sometimes funny, the myths he presents speak of the most fundamental human experience, a part of what Joseph Campbell called "the wonderful song of the soul's high adventure."
Category: Social Science

The Law For Comic Book Creators

Author : Joe Sergi
ISBN : 9781476617336
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Since the creation of the comic book, cases of legal conflict and confusion have often arisen where concepts such as public domain, unincorporated entities and moral rights are involved. As a result, comics creators are frequently concerned about whether they are protecting themselves. There are many questions and no single place to find the answers—that is, until now. Entertaining as it instructs, this book seeks to provide those answers, examining the legal history of comics and presenting information in a way that is understandable to everyone. While not seeking to provide legal advice, this book presents the legal background in plain English, and looks at the stories behind the cases. Every lawsuit has a story and every case has lessons to be learned. As these lessons are explored, the reader will learn the importance of contracts, the basics of copyright and trademark, the precautions necessary when working with public domain characters and the effects of censorship.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Rider On The White Horse

Author : Theodor Storm
ISBN : 9781625580894
Genre : Fiction
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The Rider of the White Horse is a classic German novella, in which the individual wrestles with the mass, the man with the most elementary forces of nature. The scene of the novella is characterized with vividness in its setting of marsh and sea, it glorifies love, and at the same time it touches themes which deeply occupied Storm, such as the problem of heredity or the relation between father and son. Happiness is won, but it ends in tragedy. It is a man of sober intellect who tells the whole story - and yet, like human life itself, it stands out against a mystic background. Remembrance of long ago has clarified everything. It is Storm's last complete work.
Category: Fiction