The Forgotten Echoes From The Past Book 2

Author: Irina Shapiro
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ISBN: 9781976808869
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2014. Newly engaged, Dr. Quinn Allenby is called upon to examine the skeletal remains of a woman and child found buried naked and face down in non-consecrated ground on the fringes of a leper cemetery. Quinn must use her psychic gift to unearth the secrets that led to the death of the victims, since there isn't much else to go on, and to discover why the deceased were denied a Christian burial and humiliated even in death, a punishment reserved only for the truly wicked and depraved. But as Quinn delves into this disturbing new case, she must confront secrets that are much more recent and closer to home. Some have the power to destroy her future with Gabe, while others may finally shed light on her true parentage and lead her to the source of her unwelcome gift.

Dark Echoes Of The Past

Author: Ramón Díaz Eterovic
Publisher: AmazonCrossing
ISBN: 9781542046916
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The first novel by multiple-award-winning Chilean author Ram�n D�az Eterovic to be translated into English--a landmark event for fans of crime fiction. Private investigator Heredia spends his days reading detective novels; commiserating with his cat, Simenon; and peering out over the Mapocho River from his Santiago apartment. The city he loves may be changing, but Heredia can't stop chasing the ghosts of the past. This time, they've come to him... Virginia Reyes's brother, an ex-political prisoner of dictator Augusto Pinochet, was killed in an apparent robbery. Yet nothing of value was taken. The police have declared the case closed, but Virginia suspects that things aren't quite as they appear and turns to Heredia for help. Heredia couldn't agree more--but he can't shake the feeling that there's something Virginia's not telling him. Heredia knows this is not a simple crime. His investigation proves it. Drawn back into a world where murderers nest, secrets are to kill and die for, and Pinochet's legacy still casts a long, dark, and very threatening shadow, it's all Heredia can do to crawl out of it alive.

Echoes Of The Past

Author: Gloria Ifill
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785892304
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Having moved to the hustle and bustle of London from Jamaica, Gloria Ifill found her initial attempt to settle into British life quite an experience – equating the overwhelming cultural differences and dramatic change in weather to leaving Earth and moving to Mars. Providing readers with an authentic insight into growing up in Jamaica in the 40s and 50s, Gloria shares her experiences of the rigorous importance of discipline and respect at home and at school, and the ramifications of not adhering to the rules. Having moved to London in the 1960s, Gloria attended Lewisham College, taking part in late evening sessions to study English, typing and shorthand, before going on to marry and have three children. Echoes of the Past details the rich history of how life was compared to how it is now, which will put a smile on the face of anyone who looks back at Britain with fond memories. This book will appeal to readers interested in the life of a Jamaican family in 1960s London, as well as those who have emigrated themselves or are interested in doing so.

Lost Echoes

Author: Joe R. Lansdale
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0307278174
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Since a mysterious childhood illness, Harry Wilkes has experienced horrific visions. Gruesome scenes emerge to replay themselves before his eyes. Triggered by simple sounds, these visions occur anywhere a tragic event has happened. Now in college, Harry feels haunted and turns to alcohol to dull his visionary senses. One night, he sees a fellow drunk easily best three muggers. In this man, Harry finds not only a friend that will help him kick the booze, but also a sensei who will teach him to master his unusual gift. Soon Harry’s childhood crush, Kayla, comes and asks for help solving her father’s murder. Unsure of how it will affect him, Harry finds the strength to confront the dark secrets of the past, only to unveil the horrors of the present. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Haunted Ground

Author: Irina Shapiro
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ISBN: 9781519020475
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When American Lexi Maxwell buys a derelict mansion in a quaint English village and sets about turning it into a manor-house hotel, it's a dream come true. But, events take a turn for the bizarre, as a heartbroken ghost makes a nightly appearance and kneels beneath a tree next to a centuries-old ruin, and people in the village keep commenting on Lexi's resemblance to a woman who's been dead for a quarter of a century.As Lexi tries to find out more about the man in the ruin, she unexpectedly stumbles upon secrets from her own past - secrets that threaten to destroy everything she's come to believe and hold dear. As Lexi struggles to put the pieces of the puzzle together she's drawn deeper into the mystery, and can only rely on the man she's come to have deep feelings for - a man who's battling his own demons.

Embers Echoes

Author: Karsten Knight
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1442450363
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A teenage Polynesian volcano goddess fires up her search for love and family in this sequel to Wildefire. Every flame casts a shadow. Ashline Wilde is about to discover that when you’re the reincarnation of a Polynesian volcano goddess, “new beginnings” are just a myth. Leaving the fiery ruins of her sophomore year behind her, Ash travels to the sizzling beaches of Miami, hot on the trail of the little sister she’s only seen in visions. But her happy family reunion isn’t all palm trees and paradise. A cult of evil gods-on-earth, known as the Four Seasons, has kidnapped her sister to use in its terrifying new religion. Soon, the streets of Miami erupt in chaos and violence...and Ash gets caught right in the tropical crossfire. Ash isn’t without help, however. Unexpected romance arrives in the form of Wes, an Aztec god of night with his own vendetta against the Four Seasons. As memories of Ash’s previous life begin to flicker into her dreams, the boundaries between ally and enemy, life and death, and love and hate all bleed together. And when a mysterious trickster from her past reappears to derail her new quest, Ash must choose between the echoes of a once-forgotten yesterday and the embers of an uncertain future. Because when old flames return from the dead, even a volcano goddess can get burned.

Transient Echoes

Author: JN Chaney
Publisher: JN Chaney
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It has been three years since the day of the Second Jolt. Thanks to the efforts of a select few, the world is finally moving on. As the Variant air begins to thin, humanity finds itself on the cusp of a new age of exploration…but at what cost? After closing the rift—the source of all Variant—the hybrid child known as Terry has been transported to a distant world, far away from the only home he’s ever known. Completely isolated, and haunted by voices from his past, he wanders through the ruins of an ancient civilization long forgotten. Back on Earth, a young woman named Mei works tirelessly to uncover the secrets of the rift. Against orders, she searches for the truth, making an unprecedented gamble. Will her obsession bring the answers she so desperately seeks…or will it cause even more destruction?

Empire Of Dirt Echoes Of Fate Book 2

Author: Philip Quaintrell
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ISBN: 9781979417341
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The Echoes of Fate will not be forgotten. The words uttered a thousand a years ago will come to pass...War is set to ravage the land of Illian. The elves sail from the east, the savage Darkakin rise from the south and Valanis, the dark elf, is finally free. Valanis would see the world plunged into chaos and drowned in blood, ready for the return of the gods that still haunt him.A new hope rises in the Red Mountains, where the last remaining dragons have been discovered. Gideon and Galanor, human and elf, will have to work together. Only then might they convince Adriel, the last of the Dragorn order, to intervene in the war to come.Devoid of hope and unsure what road to take, Asher and his companions must decide what role they will play in the coming war. The only weapon known to rival the dark elf's power is in a place the ranger has avoided for a long time, a place where, until now, neither man nor elf would dare to tread.Civil war has shattered the empire in The Arid Lands, as the slaves make their stand against the highborns. Tauren Son-of-none, would see a new empire rule over the desert, but while revolution brews, a greater threat looms. As a thunderous cacophony of steel and savagery marches through the Undying Mountains, who will stand before this army of death...

The Obsidian Heart

Author: Mark T. Barnes
Publisher: 47North
ISBN: 9781477807606
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A plot to overthrow the Shr anese Federation has been quashed, but the bloody rebellion is far from over . . . and the struggle to survive is just beginning. Warrior-mage Indris grows weary in his failed attempts to thwart the political machinations of Corajidin, and he faces the possibility of imprisonment upon his return to his homeland. Moreover, Indris s desire for Corajidin s daughter, Mari, is strong. Can he choose between his duty and his desire . . . and at what cost? Left alienated from her House, Mari is torn between the opposing forces of her family and her country especially now that she s been offered the position of Knight-Colonel of the Feyassin, the elite royal guards whose legacy reaches back to the days of the Awakened Empire. As the tensions rise, she must decide if her future is with Indris, with her family, or in a direction not yet foreseen. As he awaits trial for his crimes, Corajidin confronts the good and evil within himself. Does he seek redemption for his cruel deeds, or does he indebt himself further to the enigmatic forces that have promised him success and granted him a reprieve from death? What is more important: his ambition, regaining the love stolen from him, or his soul? The second novel in the lyrical Echoes of Empire series, The Obsidian Heart is an epic, fantastic tale of family loyalty and political intrigue, fraught with shadowy visions, baroque magic, arcane science, bloody feuds, and ancient forces whose agendas are as yet unknown."

Precious Bones

Author: Irina Shapiro
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ISBN: 9781519066299
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When the skeletal remains of a young woman and her baby are found entombed behind the kitchen wall of a historic Tudor house, Cassandra is overcome with grief. She seems to know who the young woman was, but not how she knows, or how she came to be there. Cassandra becomes inexplicably drawn to the house and the mystery of the "Bones of Blackfriars." As she begins to learn the truth about the Thorne siblings who occupied the house during the reign of Elizabeth I, her own life takes an unexpected turn, and she finds out that her fate is linked to the Thornes in ways she never imagined.