Download e-book for iPad: THE TOWER & THE RIVER by HAROLD STEPHENS


The Paris of the Nineteen Twenties that Ernst Hemingway captured in his e-book The solar additionally Rises, writer Harold Stephens has performed a similar for Paris within the 1960 within the Tower & The River. either have been wild and intriguing occasions in homosexual Paree. After the 1st global conflict, the misplaced Generation––a time period coined by way of Gertrude Stein to signify a basic upset American literary crowd––found shelter in Paris and integrated, other than Hemingway, authors and artists comparable to F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Sherwood Anderson, Waldo Peirce, John Dos Passos, John Steinbeck, and Cole Porter. They created a frenzied international of bootleg booze and a restaurant society, which they believed might final without end. yet then got here international warfare II. After the struggle, the Beat new release took over. often referred to as "beatniks," their tradition contain a rejection of mainstream American values, experimentation with medications and exchange types of sexuality. We see names now like Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs's and Jack Kerouac. even supposing the unique "Beat iteration" writers met in manhattan and later amassed in San Francisco, in the course of the Sixties they gave technique to “The Sixties Counterculture,” a shift in from "beatnik" to "hippie" and commenced to unfold to Paris the place they took root. Somber colours, darkish colours, and goatees gave solution to colourful psychedelic garments and lengthy hair. The beats have been recognized for preserving a low profile however the hippies grew to become recognized for creating a noise. whereas the beats tended to be primarily apolitical, the hippies turned actively engaged with the civil rights flow and the anti-war circulate.
It used to be into the realm in Paris that the U.S. country division despatched a US Marine Corps officer to serve within the the US Embassy. disenchanted, significant Thompson used to be an astronaut whose desire was once to be despatched to the moon yet as an alternative they despatched him to the Naval connecté in Paris. in simple terms after he arrived did he study the Pentagon’s precise cause. He unwillingly turned concerned with the scholar lifestyles at the Left financial institution and founds himself enmeshed in a brand new existence he by no means expected––the Paris of the Nineteen Sixties Beat Generation–– and a triangle of intrigue, romance and specially, discovery.

Author Harold Stephens, a graduate of the Georgetown institution of overseas provider served within the diplomatic corps in Paris for 3 years and has lived on and off in Paris ever when you consider that. He got here to grasp a few of the literati he wrote approximately within the Tower & The River.

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Butterfly In A Glass Bottle by Thomas H. Green PDF

By Thomas H. Green

Barely retaining one step sooner than the legislation, Ila Jabiru survives through her wits, perpetrating one rip-off after one other. Her present ruse: arranging for terminally ailing sufferers to hold messages to the “other part” for well-heeled, grief-stricken survivors. Haunted from formative years through a ordinary nightmare and the need to liberate its message, she is dealing with fraud fees and a potential gaol sentence.

Jonathan Mark Claymore-Whitford is a good-looking, athletic, Oxford-educated legal profiler with a magnificent music list of fixing chilly situations. He’s additionally a proficient psychic. yet his vanity has clashed as soon as too frequently together with his manager at New Scotland backyard, so he’s now on personal loan to the Western Australian Police strength.

The not likely assembly of Ila and Jonathan units the degree for unusual and portentous occasions. the joys and video games start while Jonathan hires Ila to accessorize his place of work – an previous, unused boiler room within the police station.

Set in today’s Perth, Western Australia, Butterfly in a tumbler Bottle showcases the psychic international in a manner you won’t overlook!

About the writer:
Thomas H. eco-friendly desired to be a author at age five. He additionally works as a medium, drawing upon his wisdom of the psychic international to augment his novels. Born in England, he now lives in Perth, Western Australia, with Christine, his spouse and soul mate.

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Peter Atterberg's Dragon Heart PDF

By Peter Atterberg

Left for lifeless via his personal executive, Danny Richmond struggles to hold onto the fellow he as soon as was once. the realm is at the verge of an all-out warfare because of political unrest because of the treacherous Xing Terrorist Empire. Torn by means of his morals, Danny needs to come to a decision even if to include a lifetime of prosperity or sacrifice all of it for the lives of the blameless once more. His wish to shop the realm is matched in basic terms via his longing to ultimately carry Vanessa Rodes in his palms. not just is she his very long time ally and CIA counterpart, she is his unclaimed soul mate.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Falcon of Anvarre by Alix Parlour

By Alix Parlour

within the early thirteenth century, in a space of attractive common good looks that now lies in southern France, a wealthy and complicated tradition thrived, the Camelot of its day. girls loved a unprecedented freedom, tourists from many lands got here jointly and realized from one another, and tolerance of other religions and races flourished. yet a meeting darkness of political and spiritual conformity solid an ever-deepening shadow over the peace and prosperity of the quarter.

The Falcon of Anvarre, Alix Parlour’s epic paintings of old fiction, inspires this halcyon period in all its glory and its turmoil. a person who relishes a richly spun tapestry of majestic kingdoms, romance, and transporting plotlines might be enthralled via this well-crafted fantasy of transcendent love set in occasions passed by. A world-weary knight, Gregory, recognized to his dependable band of warriors because the Falcon of Anvarre, has again domestic to Languedoc from the Crusades to win again his inheritance from his usurping half-brother, the dastardly Raoul. but if the Falcon takes his brother’s new bride hostage, she quickly captures his curiosity and turns into even more than an insignificant pawn in his quest. For she is Madeleine of Foix, a half-blood Moorish noblewoman, on a gloomy quest of her personal. Fiercely self sustaining and dependable to her lineage, she is set to avenge the loss of life of her mom by the hands of spiritual extremists. quickly Gregory and Madeleine are swept up in a bold chase during the extraordinary wilds of the Pyrenees mountains as they pursue what lies closest to their hearts and realize extra approximately one another within the procedure. The Falcon of Anvarre harks again to the traditional artwork of the troubadours, roving medieval songsters who sang tangled ballads of affection and politics. This sweeping, action-packed novel follows the 2 fans via life-threatening strife and steamy encounters as they arrive jointly for land and love, and alongside the best way mine deeper questions of loss and honor. It’s a narrative for the a long time that includes at its center abiding classes for the fashionable age.

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Alan Burt Akers's The Lohvian Cycle I (The Saga of Dray Prescot omnibus Book PDF

By Alan Burt Akers

at the brilliant and mysterious, appealing and bad international of Kregen, a planet orbiting Antares four-hundred light-years from Earth, a lot can be completed and lots more and plenty misplaced. way over in simple terms a robust sword arm is needed for victory. way over a crafty and devious mind is required to safe success.

Having gained his princess, Delia of Delphond, Delia of the Blue Mountains, and having develop into the Emperor of Vallia with Delia at his part as Empress, Dray Prescot has renounced the crown and throne. Any options of a quiet lifestyles are silly, as he good understands. one of several difficulties besetting him, crucial are uniting the lands of Paz and beating off the viciously adverse raiders from over the curve of the ocean, the scary and hated Shanks.

Scorpio Reborn:
Sent by means of the famous person Lords to save lots of a existence from a fireplace, Dray Prescot reveals himself completely helpless in a wierd land. pressured and not able to maneuver, he's cared for through Mevancy, a girl with an odd and lovely mystery. yet why have the superstar Lords left him there? who's he anticipated to guard, and the way is he purported to do it? Flying a kite one second, scuffling with via an inferno the subsequent, Prescot is flung headlong into clean adventures lower than the mingled streaming lighting fixtures of the Suns of Scorpio.

Scorpio Assassin:
The superstar Lords require excessive lively woman referred to as Kirsty be queen, and feature ordered Leone killed in order that she can't go back via reincarnation. by way of the kregoinya Mevancy nal Chardaz and of the kregoinye Caspar the Peaker, and with the help of Trylon Kuong and of Llodi the Voice, Prescot comes to a decision to danger all to defy the omnipotent celebrity Lords...

Scorpio Invasion:
Dray Prescot needs to solution to the celebrity Lords for his disobedience. however the big name Lords argue over him and Dray is dropped unintentionally in a walled backyard. he's misplaced. Even the famous person Lords do not know the place he's. He is familiar with he's at the excellent if bad planet of Kregen, and within the continent of Loh, yet not anything is frequent. He needs to locate his as far back as Makilorn, and from there to Tarankar to coach a military to repel the Shanks...

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Download e-book for iPad: Rainforest: A Tale of Discovery, Intrigue & Passion by Robert S. Catan,Donna Sherry Boggins

By Robert S. Catan,Donna Sherry Boggins

whilst CIA Operative, William Shepherd's dire warnings pass unheeded, Dr. Kate Jenkins, the intense but impulsive, younger archeologist, is lured by way of her both exceptional and obsessed mentor, Professor Raymond Morrissey, into the darkish, turbublent underbelly of old Peru.

Kate, pushed through the chance to spot and post findings concerning a unprecedented artifact, in its place is swept into the violent lare of drug lords besides the ruthless architects of political upheaval. Agent Shepherd, following his feel of responsibility with his starting to be ardour, makes use of the instruments of his alternate to keep on with Kate on her harmful day trip, getting ready to pounce at the enemy sooner than it is too late.

Placed in grave risk, Dr. Kate Jenkins is pressured to take issues into her personal palms, polishing the blade of her consistent spouse, a sparkling machete. She's now not afraid to take advantage of it. Or is she? Will love or the blade triumph over all?

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A Single Yellow Rose by Connie High PDF

By Connie High

A unmarried Yellow Rose is a drama revealing the hassle of a bothered, younger lady being affected by the result of youth abuse. due to a terrible tragedy, Emma's emotional balance is destroyed and he or she plummets into the earlier the place she confronts love, heartache and violence. Adventures are exciting and characters are designated and center warning.

long_summary: Emma is an enthralling younger girl yet struggles day-by-day to beat a early life outlined by way of bad abuse. Her torturer was once a deranged father who stood in entrance of his congregation weekly, portraying himself as a Godly guy, full of righteousness and morality. He haunts her days and nights, coming to her with threats and violence even after his loss of life decades ago.

As a toddler, her actual savior used to be an extroverted phantasm she named Skipper, because of his demeanour of flow. not able to deal with sadistic punishments, instantly he used to be summoned, prime her into areas of solace, freed from discomfort and ache. Skipper used to be the major to safeguarding sanity whilst her fragmented psyche had to break out her father. Emma's protector's visual appeal used to be continually preceded by means of the presentation of a unmarried yellow rose.

A tragic occasion, witnessing her husband's homicide, thrust Emma over the sting, transporting the charismatic good looks right into a prior lifestyles the place she joined strangers to exist within the nineteenth century. with no reminiscence, she made her manner via debatable existence, studying to like back and instructing new neighbors the reward of acceptance.

Through her adventures, we meet Dr. Jacob Armstrong, a good-looking Southern aristocrat. he's a guy of integrity, clashing with acquaintances and relations because of his refusal to obey the legislation of the land and his hatred of slavery, licensed by way of his ancestors.

Effie and William, his pals and companions, learn how to love Emma, tolerating her quirks and bizarre rules. They wait patiently for the day they may reunite with their simply child.

Emma is pleasured all through her trip with the addition of associates. Naomi, along with her spaced enamel and slang language, is a rescued slave expecting her ultimate trip. She befriends the frisky redhead, each one educating the opposite priceless lifestyles lessons.

Episodes of romantic foreplay with Jacob, teasing and frolicking with William, witnessing agonizing recreations of nineteenth century traditions and scuffling with enemies to guard household, all come jointly to finalize Emma's try and stay as a whole.

Gage, Jacob's half-brother, born from a slave and their shared father, is important within the plantation's efforts to move their rescues to freedom. via scheming and good fortune, Emma joins the dedicated troop of their wildest enterprise to effectively rid the neighborhood of its such a lot vindictive citizen, and convey to her shut allies their lengthy misplaced daughter.

Through motion, suspense and violence, Emma's break up psyche leads her to the single cause Skipper introduced her to this actual position. Her husband's assassin resided in candy Water County in the course of his previous lifestyles. Did she plot to kill him knowing all his destiny devilish deeds will be kept away from? Does she have the fortitude to smash similar to her personal father?

Existing in a size international is advanced. finally, does Emma's psychosis decide to stay the sanctity of the previous, liberating her torment or go back to her husband, Peyton, with a renewed wish for happiness.

With her pursuits complete, as she sat and waited for her unconscious and Skipper to steer her right into a ultimate end, Peyton stands via her part. She breathes within the candy seductions of a unmarried yellow rose.

Keywords: event, Romance, old, Witty, Tragic, advanced, Emotional, Compelling, Drama, delusion, early life, Abuse, Psychosis

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