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Download E-books Fire of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 3) - Paranormal Fairytale Romance (Volume 3) PDF

By Alisa Woods

Book 3 of the bestselling Fallen Immortals series
**START with KISS OF A DRAGON (Book 1)**

Lucian is a Dragon Prince of the home of Smoke... and he is dying. He has to spawn a dragonling to uphold the treaty that retains the mortal global secure from the immortal darkish Fae, yet a dragon's mate hardly ever survives the beginning of a tender dragon... and he cannot face the horror of one other woman's demise on his fingers. while he rescues a gorgeous girl from a demon roaming the streets of Seattle, he has to seduce her with out wasting his heart... and earlier than he becomes a feral dragon and breaks the treaty forever.

The FALLEN IMMORTALS sequence is a contemporary good looks and the Beast story with flaming sizzling dragon shifters, vengeful darkish Fae, and beguiling fallen angels. basically readers over 18 may still embark in this epic sequence of risky love.

THE FALLEN IMMORTALS SERIES
Lucian and Arabella
Kiss of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 1)
Heart of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 2)
Fire of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 3)
Leonidas and Rosalyn
Chosen via a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 4)
Seduced through a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 5)
Touched by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 6)
Next within the Fallen Immortals Series
Leksander and Erelah
Loved by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 7) 
Marked by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 8) 
Claimed by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 9) 

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Download E-books Oral Traditions of Anuta: A Polynesian Outlier in the Solomon Islands (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics) PDF

By Richard Feinberg

Anuta is a small Polynesian neighborhood within the jap Solomon Islands that has had minimum touch with open air cultural forces. Even on the finish of the 20th century, it is still some of the most conventional and remoted islands within the insular Pacific. In Oral Traditions of Anuta, Richard Feinberg deals a telling selection of Anutan historic narratives, together with indigenous texts and English translations. This wealthy, thorough assemblage is the results of a collaborative undertaking among Feinberg and a wide cross-section of the Anutan group that built over a interval of twenty-five years.
The volume's emphasis is ethnographic, along with a few texts as comparable by means of the island's most valuable specialists in concerns of conventional historical past. Feinberg's annotations, which arm the reader with crucial ethnographic and historic contexts, make clear very important linguistic and cultural concerns that come up from the tales. The texts themselves have very important implications for the connection of oral culture to historical past and symbolic buildings, and come up with the money for new proof pertinent to Polynesian language sub-grouping. extra, they supply perception right into a variety of Anutan customs and preoccupations, whereas additionally suggesting convinced frequent Polynesian practices courting again to the pre-contact and early touch classes.

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Download E-books Telling Stories: Indigenous History and Memory in Australia and New Zealand PDF

Contemporary many years have visible a massive upsurge of curiosity one of the indigenous peoples of Australia and New Zealand of their historical past. existence tales, land claims, family tree, tune, dance and portray have all made new contributions to the restoration and illustration of the prior. This e-book appears to be like on the position of lifestyles tales and of reminiscence in historical past: who tells existence tales, the aim for which they're instructed; the function of tale and heritage within the politics of land claims; and how language affects on examine and writing. Ann Parsonson writes approximately "stories for land" within the oral narratives of the Maori Land court docket; Deborah Rose fowl retells the "saga of Captain Cook"; Andrew Erueti and Alan Ward research Maori land legislation within the context of the Treaty claims technique; Jeremy Beckett appears to be like on the autobiographical oral heritage of Myles Lalor; and Bain Attwood discusses the stolen generations narrative. The individuals discover the questions coming up whilst other kinds of background meet: other kinds of proof, from diverse cultures, occasionally telling an identical tale from conflicting views. The e-book freely explores the a number of different types of indigenous historical past in New Zealand and Australia.

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Download E-books The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories: 75th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) PDF

For the seventy fifth anniversary of her beginning, a Deluxe variation of the grasp of the literary supernatural’s so much celebrated book—featuring a brand new advent by means of Kelly Link

Angela Carter used to be a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Audrey Niffenegger, J. okay. Rowling, Kelly hyperlink, and different modern masters of supernatural fiction. In her masterpiece, The Bloody Chamber—which comprises the tale that's the foundation of Neil Jordan’s 1984 motion picture The corporation of Wolves—she spins subversively darkish and sensual models of universal fairy stories and legends like “Little crimson using Hood,” “Bluebeard,” “Puss in Boots,” and “Beauty and the Beast,” giving them exhilarating new lifestyles in a mode steeped within the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the major writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts greater via introductions and notes by way of wonderful students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations through award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Saga of King Hrolf Kraki (Penguin Classics) PDF

By Jesse L. Byock

Composed in medieval Iceland, Hrolf's Saga is among the maximum of all mythic-legendary sagas, touching on half-fantastical occasions that have been acknowledged to have happened in fifth-century Denmark. It tells of the exploits of King Hrolf and of his well-known champions, together with Bodvar Bjarki, the 'bear-warrior': a strong determine whose could and bear-like nature are encouraged by means of a similar mythical history as Beowulf. Depicting an international of wizards, sorceresses and 'berserker' opponents - initially participants of a cult of Odin - it is a compelling story of old magic. a piece of undying energy and sweetness, it bargains either a treasury of Icelandic prose and a masterful collecting of epic, cultic reminiscence, conventional people story and myths from the Viking age and much earlier.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the top writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts more suitable by way of introductions and notes via exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Download E-books The Lightning Stick: Arrows, Wounds, And Indian Legends PDF

By H. Henrietta Stockel

From the writer of Survival of the Spirit and ladies of the Apache country, this ebook bargains a brand new method of American heritage, American Indian heritage and clinical heritage. targeting the bow and arrow, it additionally covers such matters as early barber-surgeons, box surgeons within the outdated West, a how-to on scalping, pre-Columbian surgeons, previous global healers, and several other circumstances of restoration from arrow wounds.

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Download E-books Creative Ethnicity PDF

Ethnic teams have continuously been an enormous a part of American society. because the number of ethnic teams within the usa prospers, the original measurement that ethnic lifestyles provides to American tradition turns into more and more very important. This quantity explores how ethnic teams creatively adapt and regulate the folklore in accordance with residing in a fancy and altering pluralistic society.

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Download E-books Soul Warrior (The Age of Kali) (Volume 1) PDF

By Falguni Kothari

Twisted myths. Discretion urged. struggle destiny, or succumb to future? at the hours of darkness Age of Kali, the Soul Warrior on my own stands safeguard over the Human Realm, retaining its denizens from evil-willed asuras or demons. whilst a trick of destiny appoints him guru to a motley workforce of godlings, he consents to coach them as demon hunters opposed to his larger judgment. without warning, Lord Karna is not just struggling with the standard asuras with sinister agendas, but additionally rebellious scholars and a fault-ridden prior. Spanning the cosmic nation-states of mythic India, here's a story of a band of supernatural warriors who come jointly over a novel function: the salvation of Karna’s mystery baby.

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