Author: Suzanne Wright
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349416303
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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Harper and Knox are back and better than ever . . . Discover the unmissable fourth book in Suzanne Wright's globally bestselling The Dark in You series The final horseman awaits . . . and the stakes have never been higher. With the birth of their son, Asher, Harper and Knox are both more powerful and more vulnerable than they've ever been before. Asher's charm has seduced even the devil himself, but Harper knows that the real villain is still out there, and as desperate as ever to see the Primes fall. They're laying low, and there's no way to tell which one of their circle is really a deadly foe . . . When the final horseman makes their move, Harper and Knox will have to use all the considerable power at their disposal - and that may even include Asher's mysterious abilities. One thing's for sure - this is a baby who's more than a match for any demon coming after him. It's time for the world's most formidable family to take the fight to the enemy . . . WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE DARK IN YOU SERIES: 'No words to describe how much I ADORE this extraordinary and magical read!!!' Gi's Spot Reviews on Burn 'What a great start to yet another fab Suzanne Wright Series!' Aurora B's Book Blog on Burn 'A whole lot of action and excitement. Add in lots of sarcastic banter, a sexy alpha demon and his smart-mouthed heroine, an intense, highly passionate romance and a bit of a mystery, and I devoured this book from start to finish ... Suzanne Wright is on another winner with this one!' The Escapist Book Blog on Burn 'Unique, original and very entertaining' Ramblings from this Chick What readers are saying about Suzanne: 'It's been two minutes since my last fix and I need Suzanne Wright to give me more' Edgy Reviews 'No words to describe how much I ADORE this extraordinary and magical read!!!' Gi's Spot Reviews on Burn 'What a great start to yet another fab Suzanne Wright Series!' Aurora B's Book Blog on Burn 'A whole lot of action and excitement. Add in lots of sarcastic banter, a sexy alpha demon and his smart-mouthed heroine, an intense, highly passionate romance and a bit of a mystery, and I devoured this book from start to finish ... Suzanne Wright is on another winner with this one!' The Escapist Book Blog on Burn 'Unique, original and very entertaining' Ramblings from this Chick If you love Embers, make sure you check out the rest of THE DARK IN YOU series - find out how the sizzling story of Harper and Knox began . . . BURN BLAZE ASHES EMBERS

Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Development RL 7.0-8.0 Book 3

10 Short-Chapter Stories with Activities
Author: Edcon PublishingGroup
Publisher: EDCON Publishing Group
ISBN: 0848114175
Page: 64
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PDF eBook Reading Level 7.0-8.0 Ignite the interest of your reluctant reader and rekindle the enthusiasm of your accomplished one with these high-interest reading comprehension eBooks with STUDENT ACTIVITY LESSONS. Each book includes 10 original, exciting and informative short stories that cover a broad range of topics such as Tales of Adventure, Science, Biographies, Tales of Fantasy, and Interpersonal Relationships. Multi-cultural and non-sexist guidelines have been observed to provide reading material for a wide population. New vocabulary is defined and used in context. Pronunciation entries are provided. Students learn how to preview and survey through a preview question by focusing on key sentences and/or paragraphs designed to teach essential skills. Each lesson illustration is intended to add interest to the story and to assist the reader in understanding the selections, plot, and character development. Each of the 27 eBooks; Is divided into 10 short stories; Was written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary; Has been measured by the Fry Readability Formula; Includes 100 comprehension questions that test for main idea, critical thinking, inference, recalling details and sequencing; Has 60 vocabulary exercises in modified Cloze format; contains complete answer keys for comprehension and vocabulary exercises and Includes illustrations.

From the Ashes: Book 3 of The Corvus Chronicles

Author: Gregory Coley
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1329749340
Page: 336
View: 9527

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A year ago Gabriel and Pandora were locked away and forgotten by the world. Now, while Pandora wrestles with the reality that her old life is gone, Gabriel is desperate to find a way out. After undergoing torturous experiments an old friend returns to bring them back to the world of the living. Then, in a race against the clock and with their lives up for grabs, Gabriel and Pandora raise the stakes in the belly of the beast. As the chronicles races onward, they put everything on the line as the inferno heats up. Who will perish in the flames of Project Phoenix and who will survive to rise from the ashes?

Elias & Laia - Eine Fackel im Dunkel der Nacht

Author: Sabaa Tahir
ISBN: 3732529444
Category: Fiction
Page: 512
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Die lang erwartete Fortsetzung von Elias & Laia - Die Herrschaft der Masken. Das Schicksal hat Elias und Laia zueinander geführt und im Kampf gegen das Imperium geeint. Laia hat Elias vor der Hinrichtung bewahrt, und als Gegenleistung hilft Elias ihr, durch die Tunnel unterhalb von Schwarzkliff zu fliehen. Der Plan: Sie wollen die Stadt verlassen und den weiten Weg durch die Wüste bis nach Kauf einschlagen. Dort sitzt Laias Bruder im Gefängnis. Um ihn zu befreien, braucht Laia Elias' Hilfe. Auf ihrer Flucht bleibt kaum Zeit für die Frage, was sie außer dem gemeinsamen Feind noch miteinander teilen. Doch noch immer ist da dieses Gefühl, das sie vom ersten Moment zueinander hingezogen hat ...

The Baskerville Affair Complete Series 3-Book Bundle

A Study in Silks, A Study in Darkness, A Study in Ashes (plus three short stories)
Author: Emma Jane Holloway
Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 0804180830
Category: Fiction
Page: 1776
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Evelina Cooper, the niece of the great Sherlock Holmes, is the unforgettable heroine of the Baskerville Affair series, a rollicking trilogy blending paranormal fantasy, romance, and mystery. Reimagining Victorian London as the battleground between magic and machine, Emma Jane Holloway captures the city in stunning detail, from 221B Baker Street to the hunting grounds of Jack the Ripper. Now this eBook bundle brings together all three captivating novels: A STUDY IN SILKS A STUDY IN DARKNESS A STUDY IN ASHES Also includes prequel short stories for all three novels: “The Adventure of the Wollaston Ritual,” “The Strange and Alarming Courtship of Miss Imogen Roth,” and “The Steamspinner Mutiny”! In a Victorian era ruled by a council of ruthless steam barons, mechanical power is the real monarch and sorcery the demon enemy of the Empire. Nevertheless, the most coveted weapon is magic that can run machines—something Evelina Cooper has secretly mastered. But rather than making her fortune, her special talents could mean death or an eternity as a guest at Her Majesty’s secret laboratories. What’s a polite young lady—poised to enjoy her first Season in London Society—to do but mind her manners and pray she’s never found out? But first there’s a murder to deal with—not to mention missing automatons, a sorcerer, and a talking mouse. As Sherlock Holmes’s niece, Evelina should be able to find the answers, but she has a lot to learn. And the first decision she has to make is whether to trust the handsome, clever rake who makes her breath come faster or the dashing trick rider who would dare anything for her if she would only just ask. Praise for The Baskerville Affair “As Sherlock Holmes’s niece, investigating murder while navigating the complicated shoals of Society—and romance—in an alternate Victorian England, Evelina Cooper is a charming addition to the canon.”—Jacqueline Carey, New York Times bestselling author of the Kushiel’s Legacy series “This book has just about everything: magic, machines, mystery, mayhem, and all the danger one expects when people’s loves and fears collide. I can’t wait to return to the world of Evelina Cooper!”—Kevin Hearne, New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles, on A Study in Silks “Holloway stuffs her adventure with an abundance of characters and ideas and fills her heroine with talents and graces, all within a fun, brisk narrative.”—Publishers Weekly, on A Study in Silks “Riveting . . . The villains and scoundrels continue to be wonderfully complex, and heroine Evelina only grows more interesting as she explores the fearsome and fascinating darker side of her Blood magic.”—RT Book Reviews, on A Study in Darkness “An exciting trilogy . . . what a stunning conclusion to such a phenomenal series!”—Fresh Fiction, on A Study in Ashes

Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series (3 books)

City of Bones; City of Ashes; City of Glass
Author: Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781442430044
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 1520
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Don’t miss The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, soon to be a major motion picture in theaters August 2013. The first three books in the #1 New York Times bestselling Mortal Instruments series, available in an eBook collection. Enter the secret world of the Shadowhunters with this eBook boxed set that includes City of Bones, City of Ashes, and City of Glass. The Mortal Instruments books have more than five million copies in print, and this eBook collection of the first three volumes makes a great gift for newcomers to the series and for loyal fans alike.

A Circle in the Dark

Daily Meditations for Advent
Author: Rachael A. Keefe
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630877751
Category: Religion
Page: 124
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This book invites the reader to experience Advent as a spiritual journey to Bethlehem, a journey from darkness to light. Each week explores the traditional themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love that are present throughout the season. It begins on the first Sunday of Advent inviting the reader to be open to new or unexpected encounters with God, to find the mystery and wonder so often missed in day-to-day life. Each daily meditation offers a poetic, insightful reflection on scripture verses that voice the human spirit's longing for the Holy Spirit--the continued struggle to find light in a dark world. As the journey unfolds, the reader will walk through the cold bleakness of the winter season and the bitterness of despair, guided by the hope, peace, joy, and love promised in Christ, fulfilled on Christmas Day. Those familiar with biblical texts will be drawn in by the vivid images and relevant messages of the poems. Similarly, those for whom biblical texts are less well known will find intriguing and accessible images that might prompt a desire to learn more. Laypeople and clergy across denominations will find comfort and challenge in the familiar being made new should they accept the invitation to seek the Light of Christ on the long, often difficult, journey to Bethlehem.

The Plantation Series Box Set I: Books 1-3

Author: Stella Fitzsimons
Publisher: Butterfly Electric Press
Category: Fiction
Page: 564
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When the light of the human species vanished, there was a girl... and a spark. This collection includes three full novels in the bestselling dystopian series THE PLANTATION. In a world come to an end, one girl and one ragtag group of teen slaves find each other in the dark woods. They plan to make a stand. THE PLANTATION (Book 1) A century has passed since they arrived. Human history has been erased. Children are enslaved on Alien plantations. Some have heard whispers of the existence of a rebel band of humans who roam free in the forests. Most slaves dare not speak of the rebels for fear the mutant guards will grab and make an example of them. Seventeen-year-old Freya is pulled away in the night not by the mutants, but by her old friend Finn, to join the Saviors, the mythic band of rebel teens. Her bliss fades when she discovers she is the only Savior without a special ability. She is the odd one out, slowly pushing Finn away, defying Damian, the leader of the Saviors, and antagonizing the fierce and beautiful Daphne. In her despair Freya reaches deep within to discover a dark destiny, a truth so heavy it threatens to destroy her. THE DARK LEGION (Book 2) They have waited for her all these years, even before she was born. She lives hidden from their vulture-like drones, hidden in the dark, cavernous lair of her enemies. The unseen ones will come for her. They must come for her. Their very existence depends on finding her, the girl with the gift of light, of power, of life. Haunted by a past she does not understand, by a destiny they plan for her, Freya must leave the Saviors behind, leave Damian and Finn, leave even little Pip and embark on a perilous journey with a beastly warrior. She will venture out beyond the ends of the charted lands, risking all she holds dear to cross the dead zone to where the Dark Legion awaits. THE SHADOW EMPIRE (Book 3) They come from a noble legacy of wonder and discovery. They cut through wormholes, portals and anomalies like shadows skipping across a celestial sea. The hooded ones appear in an instant and disappear in a fraction. Every sleeping child fears a glimpse of their ghastly faces in their darkest dreams. The Shadow Empire is dying. Their struggle for survival has reached a final battlefield in the forests of a primitive planet called Earth. Freya, the hunted one, the most wanted fugitive in the history of the empire, wants to make everything right in her own dying world. She feels rage flowing through her fingertips. She feels her broken heart hungering savage ways. She must become like nothing the world has ever known to save Damian, to save the floating city, to save Finn and Pip and little Tobi, too, but with war looming, will she be able to save her own soul? Keywords: Young Adult, Dystopian, Post-apocalyptic, Teen Dystopian Romance, Fantasy with aliens, Aliens, galactic empire, box set, dystopian box set, The Plantation Series, Strong Heroine, Teen Romance, Alien Invasion, Mutants, oppression, teen fiction, power struggle, bargain price

From These Ashes

Through Wisdom Is a House Built...proverbs 24:3
Author: T. E. Reynolds
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1456701150
Category: Fiction
Page: 396
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Even in history's darkest times, enlightened men looked to the heart when choosing a friend. From These Ashes, is about a young man from Barnwell County, South Carolina who inherits 150 of his fellow human-beings. Part I, A Friend Loveth at All Times, speaks of the close relationships that existed on plantations between master and slave and the unrecognized struggle for freedom complicated by loyalty to a fair master. Part II, A Brother Offended, continues the story through the war. The characters serve with the 2nd South Carolina Cavalry under Edgefield's M.C. Butler - sharing in such adventures as Brandy Station, Hampton's cattle raid and the bitter return to South Carolina to fight against Kilpatrick's Army, who gloried in burning a path from the low country to Columbia with more vengeance than Sherman dealt Georgia. After the war, the main character returns home to find another challenge. Following true accounts of the Reconstruction, Part III, Through Wisdom is a House Built, places the characters into this agonizing time. In Part III, the main character does what he must to build a safe future for those he loves from the ashes left by Kilpatrick's invasion. From These Ashes celebrates positive qualities in men of both colors. Reynolds believes what we give our power over to will manifest. With this story he has chosen to celebrate the good in mankind - the good that was present then and is now. President Lincoln once said when meeting Harriet Beecher Stowe, "So you're the little lady who wrote the book that started this great war!" Reynolds shares a veiled history with a new generation of Americans. Knowledge brings understanding and understanding empathy. So with this tale his prayer is set free... Let the South be free to celebrate her Confederate heritage.

Asche zu Asche

Author: Jenny Han,Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446248382
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 336
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Eine für alle, alle für eine. Das war das Versprechen, das sich Mary, Kat und Lillia gegeben hatten. Gemeinsam wollten die drei Mädchen vergangenes Unrecht rächen. Doch nach Rennies Tod geben sich Kat und Lillia beide selbst die Schuld. Wenn Lillia nicht mit Reeve weggefahren wäre ... Und wenn Kat bei Rennie geblieben wäre ... Nur Mary weiß, was in der Nacht wirklich geschehen ist. Und sie weiß auch, dass Reeve glücklich ist, obwohl er es doch verdient hat, zu leiden. Ab jetzt ist Schluss mit den halbherzigen Spielchen, beschließt sie. Was sie jetzt will, ist richtige, blutige Rache. Der packende Abschluss der Jugendbuch-Trilogie handelt von drei ganz großen Gefühlen: Freundschaft, Liebe und Hass.

In the Dark

Poets and Publishing
Author: Joe Blades
Publisher: Broken Jaw Press
ISBN: 9780921411628
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 55
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You Are Beautiful

Unlocking Beauty from Within
Author: Rosalind Y. Tompkins
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1609113632
Category: Self-Help
Page: 114
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"As the author of the book -Be-You-Tiful, which speaks to women about overcoming their past - and becoming all God has called them to be, I understand the importance of positive, uplifting, God inspired wisdom about beauty, therefore I recommend this book, You Are Beautiful." -Jada Collins, Commentator and Supermodel for Ebony Fashion Fair "Rosalind Y. Tompkins is a wise woman who sees the world with both a natural and spiritual eye, and she sees that You Are Beautiful!" -Dr. Vera McIntyre, Founder & President Emeritus, United Families of America, Inc. Is beauty something that is enjoyed by some and missing from others, or is it a trait that each of us can learn to release from within? Rosalind Y. Tompkins challenges many of today's popular concepts about beauty by penetrating deeper ... into the word of God. You Are Beautiful is an inspiring and enlightening journey through Tompkins' novel views and timeless truths. Her touching poetry, affirmations, and words of wisdom will rejuvenate your mind and transform your thinking. Tompkins uses personal experiences and biblical teachings to liberate your innate, personal beauty and encourage it to shine brightly for the entire world to see. Tompkins has much to say about divine beauty, and she presents it skillfully in her thoughtful new book, You Are Beautiful. Rosalind Y. Tompkins knows what it is like to not feel beautiful and how that affects all your life choices. She felt "ugly" growing up but today she shares the revelation God gave her about beauty that transformed her life forever. Tompkins is a spiritual life coach, a pastor in Florida and founder/president of Mothers In Crisis, a 501o organization. She has overcome major obstacles - substance abuse, divorce, sexual abuse - and is now empowering others to draw on their faith and personal strengths to live the beautiful life God intended for them. Her calling is to inspire and motivate individuals to grow and develop into their personal best.

Auge um Auge

Author: Jenny Han,Siobhan Vivian
Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
ISBN: 3446245596
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 304
View: 5864

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Große Mädchen weinen nicht, sie nehmen ihr Schicksal in die Hand. Das ist das Credo von Mary, Kat und Lillia. Als sie in der Schule aufeinandertreffen, sind sie sich einig: Sie wollen es ihren falschen Freunden heimzahlen. Mary ist bereit, sich gegen Reeve aufzulehnen, der sie wegen ihres Übergewichts gemobbt hat. Kat will mit der verlogenen Rennie abrechnen. Und Lillia will Alex zur Rechenschaft ziehen, der eine Partynacht mit ihrer kleinen Schwester verbracht hat. Doch wie weit können die drei bei ihrem Rachefeldzug gehen? Ein packendes Jugendbuch, das Fragen stellt: zu wahrer Freundschaft, Loyalität und Liebe.

The Gospel of Matthew

Author: Daniel J. Harrington
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 9780814658031
Category: Religion
Page: 429
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Matthew wrote his Gospel from his perspective as a Jew. It is with sensitivity to this perspective that Father Harrington undertakes this commentary on the Gospel of Matthew. After an introduction, he provides a literal translation of each section in Matthew's Gospel and explains the textual problems, philological difficulties, and other matters in the notes. He then presents a literary analysis of each text (content, form, use of sources, structure). Bibliographies direct the reader to other important modern studies.?This resource is very valuable in reading and understanding the Gospel of Matthew.? Saint Mary?s Press?This is a balanced, well-informed, centrist commentary, with which the reviewer usually agrees and which he can heartily recommend.? Revue Biblique

Suffering and the Remedy of Art

Author: Harold Schweizer
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791432631
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 215
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This book suggests that a listening to suffering may profit from a literary hearing, and vice versa. It is not only that literature tells of suffering but that suffering may tell us something about the nature of literature

The Jodi Picoult Collection #3

Vanishing Acts, The Tenth Circle, and Nineteen Minutes
Author: Jodi Picoult
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476703884
Category: Fiction
Page: 1344
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Vanishing Acts Delia Hopkins has led a charmed life. Raised in rural New Hampshire by her widowed father, Andrew, she now has a young daughter, a handsome fiancé, and her own search-and-rescue bloodhound, which she uses to find missing persons. But as Delia plans her wedding, she is plagued by flashbacks of a life she can't recall. And then a policeman knocks on her door, revealing a secret that changes the world as she knows it. The Tenth Circle Fourteen-year-old Trixie Stone is in love for the first time. She's also the light of her father, Daniel's life—a straight-A student; a pretty, popular freshman in high school; a girl who's always seen her father as a hero. That is, until her world is turned upside down with a single act of violence. Suddenly everything Trixie has believed about her family—and herself—seems to be a lie. Could the boyfriend who once made Trixie wild with happiness have been the one to end her childhood forever? She says that he is, and that is all it takes to make Daniel, a seemingly mild-mannered comic book artist with a secret tumultuous past he has hidden even from his family, venture to hell and back to protect his daughter. Nineteen Minutes Sterling is an ordinary New Hampshire town where nothing ever happens—until the day its complacency is shattered by an act of violence. Josie Cormier, the teenage daughter of the judge sitting on the case, should be the state’s best witness, but she can’t remember what happened before her very own eyes—or can she? As the trial progresses, fault lines between the high school and the adult community begin to show— destroying the closest of friendships and families.

Flight of the King

A Circus of Shifters Reverse Harem
Author: Rebecca Ethington
Publisher: Market Street Books
ISBN: 1949725162
Category: Young Adult Fiction
Page: N.A
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Phoenix’s are supposed to rise from the ashes. No wonder I keep burning everything to the ground. Just when you think we have figured everything out, no, Zoe has to go and get herself stuck in Rydaim. We are the only four who can save her, and of course she’s in the one place I shouldn’t be. Let’s add more cats to the bag while we are at it. Suvi has gone missing too, and with her went every spell that was hiding me, and every piece of magic that was restraining mine. Now I am a ticking time bomb. No joke. Drake kisses me and we ended up on the other side of the world. Killian touches me and I’m turning cars into infernos. And don’t even get me started on Jarron, my face is no on INTERPOL's most wanted list. We have to save Zoe, but we have to figure out how to make me safe, first. Flight of the King is book three in the Phoenix’s Ashes Reverse Harem series. If you like powerful girls who aren’t afraid to speak their minds, guys that aren’t afraid to follow their hearts, and twisted villains, this slow burn reverse harem is for you. If swearing, smoldering romantic tension, and steam that uses all the shades of grey doesn’t scare you, then this one's for you.

Cover Before Striking

Author: Priscila Uppal
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459729544
Category: Fiction
Page: 232
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The most common phrase in print is "cover before striking," a warning to those about to innocently strike a match to be careful not to burn their fingers. Uppal's characters in Cover Before Striking are all people pushing their lives to new levels of intensity, danger, or passion as they test their limits and those of the world. The pyromaniac at the heart of the title story — winner of the Gloria Vanderbilt Short Fiction Prize — desperately uses fire to reconnect with lost lovers and family members. In "Vertigo," an injured Olympic athlete becomes a research guinea pig in a surreal scientific experiment. In "The Boy Next Door," a teenager recounts how her mother took her and fled Canada for Brazil, along with the local Catholic priest. Implacable and just a little unhinged, the stories of Cover Before Striking each move toward that moment of contact when the sparks begin to fly, when destruction and beauty seem to blur together. With this collection, Priscila Uppal offers the literary equivalent of playing with fire.

Screams Down Long Hollow Pike Road

Author: Drac Von Stoller
Publisher: Drac Von Stoller
ISBN: 1301683043
Category: Fiction
Page: 1
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There's this old dirt road they say is the road to Hell, where many brave souls have ventured down after midnight, only to find once you've traveled to a certain point it turns into devils fork and there's no turning back. The road I'm talking about is Long Hollow Pike Road. This road dates back to the mid seventeen hundreds when a family that dealt in the occult conjured up something evil that didn't want to be disturbed. From that day forward Long Hollow Pike Road has been cursed. They say that after midnight when you stop and turn your car off and put it in neutral at devils fork, your car will start rolling up the hill and that's when the screaming starts.