Cabal


Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: Crossroad Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Fiction
Page: N.A
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Cabal is the story of Boone, a tortured soul haunted by the conviction that he has committed atrocious crimes. In a necropolis in the wilds of Canada, he seeks refuge and finds the last great creatures of the world - the shape-shifters known as the Nightbreed. They are possessed of unearthly powers-and so is Boone. In the hunt for Boone, they too will be hunted. Now only the courage of this strange human can save them from extinction. And only the undying passion of a woman can save Boone from his own corrupting hell... This novella is the basis for the Major Motion Picture - Nightbreed.

Cabal

An Aurelio Zen Mystery
Author: Michael Dibdin
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0307822478
Category: Fiction
Page: 256
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In Cabal, master crime writer Michael Dibdin plunges us into a murky world of church spies, secret societies, cover-ups, and mistaken identities. An apparent suicide in the Vatican may in fact have been a muder conducted by a centuries-old cabal within The Knights of Columbus. A discovery among the medieval manuscripts of the Vatican Library leads to a second death, Zen travels to Milan, where he faces a final, dramatic showdown. Meanwhile, Zen's lover, the tantalizing Tania, is conducting her own covert operations--which could well jeopardize everything Zen has worked for. Richly textured, wickedly entertaining, Cabal taps the mysterious beauty of Italy in a thriller that challenges our beliefs about love, allegiance, history, and power--and the lengths to which we will go to protect them against the truth.

The Cabal

A Kirk McGarvey Novel
Author: David Hagberg
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 9781429960182
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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In Washington, CIA operative Todd Van Buren meets with a Washington Post investigative reporter who has uncovered strong evidence that a powerful lobbyist has formed a shadowy group called the Friday Club, a cabal whose members include high-ranking men inside the government: a White House adviser, a three star general at the Pentagon, deputy secretaries at the State Department, Homeland Security, the FBI and even the CIA. That afternoon Van Buren, son-in-law of the legendary spy Kirk McGarvey, is brutally gunned down because of what he's been told. The same evening the reporter and his family are killed, all traces of the shadow group erased. A grief stricken McGarvey is drawn into the most far-reaching and bizarre investigation of his career, the stakes of which could destabilize the U.S. government, and shake the foundations of the world financial order. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Cabal

Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Author: N.A
Publisher: ICON Group International
ISBN: 9780546651195
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Page: 37
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Ever need a fact or quotation on cabal? Designed for speechwriters, journalists, writers, researchers, students, professors, teachers, historians, academics, scrapbookers, trivia buffs and word lovers, this is the largest book ever created for this single word. It represents a compilation from a variety of sources with a linguistic emphasis on anything relating to the term cabal, including non-conventional usage and alternative meanings which capture ambiguities. The entries cover all parts of speech (noun, verb, adverb or adjective usage) as well as use in modern slang, pop culture, social sciences (linguistics, history, geography, economics, sociology, political science), business, computer science, literature, law, medicine, psychology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology and other physical sciences. This data dump results in many unexpected examples for cabal, since the editorial decision to include or exclude terms is purely a linguistic process. The resulting entries are used under license or with permission, used under fair use conditions, used in agreement with the original authors, or are in the public domain. Proceeds from this book are used to expand the content and coverage of Websters Online Dictionary (www.websters-online-dictionary.org).

God-Authored Cabal Concept


Author: Emmanuel Oghene
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456885212
Category: Religion
Page: 225
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God authored and used several cabals in the Holy Scriptures and in every generation. He made Samuel the one-man kingmaker council to install Saul son of Kish king of their nation and also to later indicate David was Saul’s successor. He made Jeremiah the determinant of the destiny of nations in his lifetime through prophecies. Jesus operated with a three-man cabal made up of Peter, John and James. The trio had been professional and career partners before they became Jesus’ disciples just as John and James were siblings. Esther and Mordecai were cousins and they held sway as the cabal that controlled the reign of King Ahasuerus of the Persian Empire. Pharaoh made Joseph one-man cabal to run his empire on his behalf just as Darius made Daniel to run his Babylonian Empire on his behalf. Pharaoh and Darius appointed Joseph and Daniel respectively on merit. Daniel’s colleagues resented his emergence to their own ruinous regret. God made Moses, Aaron and Miriam who were siblings controlling cabal over their kinsmen during the last forty years that they lived. God made Moses’ and Samuel’s words to be law to the people. It is the privileges that go with the position of cabal that provokes human envy and jealousy and the attendant disgust. The fact that it is perverted by some is not enough reason to abhor it as if it is ungodly. It is prevalent in any setting no matter the size of the constituent. It is inevitable and as such, commendable and exemplary cabals should be identified and utilized appropriately. It should be encouraged with the excesses of council members curtailed appropriately.

The Cabal


Author: Saul Bloodworth
Publisher: Saul Bloodworth
ISBN: 1419656449
Category:
Page: 314
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Three unlikely heroes are bound together to solve the mystery about what really happened on 9/11 in this political satire--Jason, a distinguished Washington journalist; Manuel, an anarchist who works near a secret facility known as "Area 51"; and an alluring, enigmatic woman.

Johannes Cabal the Necromancer


Author: Jonathan L. Howard
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755376587
Category: Fiction
Page: 300
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The start of a fantastic new series. Johannes Cabal has never pretended to be a hero of any kind. There is, after all, little heroic about robbing graves, stealing occult volumes, and being on nodding terms with demons. His purpose, however, is noble. His researches are all directed to raising the dead. Not as monstrosities but as people, just as they were when they lived: physically, mentally, and spiritually. For such a prize, some sacrifices are necessary. One such sacrifice was his own soul, but he now sees that was a mistake – it’s not just that he needs it for his research to have validity, but now he realises he needs it to be himself. Unfortunately, his soul now rests within the festering bureaucracy of Hell. Satan may be cruel and capricious but, most dangerously, he is bored. It is Cabal’s unhappy lot to provide him with amusement. In short, a wager: in return for his own soul, Cabal must gather one hundred others. Placed in control of a diabolical carnival – created to tempt to contentiousness, to blasphemy, argumentation and murder, but one may also win coconuts – and armed only with his intelligence, a very large handgun, and a total absence of whimsy, Cabal has one year. One year to beat the Devil at his own game. And isn’t that perhaps just a little heroic?

The Brothers Cabal

A Novel
Author: Jonathan L. Howard
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250037530
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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Horst Cabal has risen from the dead. Again. Horst, the most affable vampire one is ever likely to meet, is resurrected by an occult conspiracy that wants him as a general in a monstrous army. Their plan: to create a country of horrors, a supernatural homeland. As Horst sees the lengths to which they are prepared to go and the evil they cultivate, he realizes that he cannot fight them alone. What he really needs on his side is a sarcastic, amoral, heavily armed necromancer. As luck would have it, this exactly describes his brother. Join the brothers Cabal as they fearlessly lie quietly in bed, fight dreadful monsters from beyond reality, make soup, feel slightly sorry for zombies, banter lightly with secret societies that wish to destroy them, and—in passing—set out to save the world.* *The author wishes to point out that there are no zebras this time, so don't get your hopes up on that count. There is, however, a werebadger, if that's something that's been missing from your life.

Johannes Cabal the Detective


Author: Jonathan L. Howard
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755373723
Category: Fiction
Page: 416
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Johannes Cabal is back -- a little older, a little wiser, but just as sharply funny, cuttingly sarcastic, and unexpectedly violent as ever. For necromancer Johannes Cabal, dealing with devils, demons and raising the dead is pretty much par for the course. But when his attempt to steal a rare book turns sour, he is faced by a far more terrifying entity -- politics. While awaiting execution for his crime, Cabal is forced to resurrect an inconveniently deceased emperor. Seizing his chance, the cunning Cabal engineers his escape, fleeing the country on a state-of-the-art flying ship. But the ship has more than a few unpleasant surprises, including an unwelcome face from the past and the small matter of some mysterious murders. Cabal may work with corpses but he has absolutely no intention of becoming one. Drawn into a deadly conspiracy, is he shuffling dangerously close to the end of his mortal coil?

Johannes Cabal: The Fear Institute


Author: Jonathan L. Howard
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1250037514
Category: Fiction
Page: 352
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A Darkly Gripping Comic Fantasy Beyond the wall of sleep lies the Dreamlands, a world formed by dreams, but not a dream itself. For countless millennia, it has been explored only by those with a certain detachment from mundane reality, its strange seas navigated and its vast mountains climbed by philosophers, mystics, and poets. Well, those halcyon days are over, beatniks. Johannes Cabal is coming. Cabal, a necromancer of some little infamy, is employed by the mysterious Fear Institute to lead an expedition into the Dreamlands, an expedition to hunt and destroy the dread Phobic Animus, the font of terrors, the very source of all the world's fear. They will enter exotic lands where magic is common and monsters abound. Cabal will encounter witches, vile abominations, and far too many zebras. And, when they finally come close to their goal, Cabal will have to face his own nightmares. But for a man who communes easily with devils and the dead, surely there is nothing left to fear. . . .

Cabal


Author: Clive Barker
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783937897158
Category:
Page: 215
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Rome's Cabal

Being an Authentic Account of the Intrigues Among the Cardinals who Assemble in the Conclave to Chuse a New Pope, ... To which is Added, a Brief History of ... Clement XI, ...
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
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Senate Cloakroom Cabal

A Laura Wolfe Thriller
Author: Keith M. Donaldson
Publisher: BQB Publishing
ISBN: 1937084248
Category: Fiction
Page: 320
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“We don't manufacture cures. We manufacture dependencies.” So says the head pharmaceutical lobbyist to the majority leader of the United States Senate. Soon after that utterance, a miracle-cure cancer drug is rejected by the US Food and Drug Administration because of purported side effects.A first-year senator, Roanne Dalton senses illegal activity in her own party, but is powerless to act on her own. Instead, she seeks an objective investigator and turns to the well-respected and savvy Washington Daily Star reporter Laura Wolfe. Senator Dalton and Laura suspect a Capitol Hill conspiracy with horrific consequences—keeping this anxiously awaited drug away from the American people—a conspiracy of greed and deceit that, without warning, turns deadly. Senate Cloakroom Cabal is the second installment in the thrilling Laura Wolfe series, following Death of an Intern.

The Cabal and Other Stories


Author: Ellen Gilchrist
Publisher: Diversion Books
ISBN: 1635761522
Category: Fiction
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“The world Ellen Gilchrist unfolds in her vivid new story collection is rich with intimate exchanges between finely etched characters.” —The New York Times Book Review Ellen Gilchrist proves herself once again to be a master of the intertwining tale in this collection of stories following the lives of different members of a Mississippi social elite, humorously nicknamed “The Cabal.” In the novella that inspired the collection’s title, the most powerful person in a room is the one who has been trusted with all of its secrets. This has made psychotherapist, Jim Jaspers’, recent bizarre behavior not just worrying, but terrifying to Jackson, Mississippi’s intellectual elite and what Caroline’s best friend Augustus calls “the cabal”. The best psychotherapist for miles, Jim knows everyone’s darkest truths, and, addled after the death of his patient, Jean Lyles, he’ll tell anyone who will listen. The secret inner lives that put an entire community on the hunt for one man in “The Cabal” are deliciously and at times humorously explored in “The Sanguine Blood of Men”, “Hearts of Dixie”, “The Survival of the Fittest”, “Bare Ruined Choirs” and “The Big Clean Up”. With a bold cast of characters and surprises at every turn, this is an absolute must-read for fans of Southern literature. Gilchrist has uncanny ability to blend salacious plots with endearing characters.

The Cabal


Author: Catriona King
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979845038
Category:
Page: 392
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When Chief Constable Sean Flanagan tasks Belfast's Murder Squad with investigating a sex-worker's kidnapping, Craig suspects that he has something to hide. But when a senior politician and an ex-soldier are killed a few hours later and Craig discovers the three cases are linked, the team finds itself drawn into an international plot. The intrigue extends from Whitehall to Germany, and touches criminal organisations and governments alike, leading to death and destruction across the UK and an outcome that will affect the whole of Europe. THE CABAL: Politics is never a game. The Craig Crime Series may be read as a series or as standalone books. Now complete the The Craig Crime Series: A Limited Justice The Grass Tattoo The Visitor The Waiting Room The Broken Shore The Slowest Cut The Coercion Key The Careless Word The History Suite The Sixth Estate The Sect The Keeper The Talion Code The Tribes The Pact The Cabal

The Fall of the Cabal

A John Fowler Novel
Author: David Carner
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781536845594
Category:
Page: 270
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Six novels have led to this moment. This time the Cabal has gone too far. With the team shattered by the loss of Chet, John, Jessica, Ron, and Trip prepare to face off against the Cabal. Before they can, a mysterious death on a college campus is linked to Chet. John and Jessica have one last case to solve that involves Chet. Sparks fly within the Cabal, as absolute power corrupts absolutely. Find out who lives, who dies, and what happens to the team next in The Fall of the Cabal. Included as a bonus to this book, the short story, New Day in Queen's Landing.

The Cabal


Author: Bill Ward
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781548860257
Category:
Page: 198
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Powell stumbles across a sinister and clandestine group intent on changing the world order. The mysterious Chairman of this group, has brought together some of the wealthiest and most powerful men on the planet. But Powell's focus is on saving one abused woman and her children. Rose Carter has discovered evidence of the group's existence and must be silenced. Ruthless assassins are hunting down the family and Powell must keep one step ahead if he's to keep them alive. In a gripping thriller, the book races to a shocking climax before Powell receives help from an unexpected quarter.