Lupan Buchannan

This is the story of a man in Arizona who respected,is hard working, loves his family and with his wife happens to be mixed blood. A new stranger from the east comes with a ingrained prejudice and hate for anyone who does not measure up to his idea of purity.This is the story of a mixed blood man in Arizona who respected,is hard working, loves his family. His wife also happens to be mixed blood. A new tall dark stranger from the east comes with a ingrained prejudice and hate for anyone who does not measure up to his idea of social and racial purity.
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Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual

The Fourth Edition of a Modern Classic When you are serious about improving your endgame skills, it is time for Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual. Perhaps the best known and most respected instructor of world class chessplayers, Mark Dvoretsky has produced a comprehensive work on the endgame that will reward players of all strengths. For those ready to immerse themselves in endgame theory, there may be no better manual available today. But, even if you do not play at master level, the book has been designed to help your endgame too. Basic theories and "must-know" concepts are highlighted in blue. You may skip the more complex analysis, focus on the text in blue, and still improve your endgame technique. When it appeared in 2003, the first edition of Dvoretsky's Endgame Manual was immediately recognized by novice and master alike as one of the best books ever published on the endgame. The enlarged and revised Fourth Edition is better than ever! "I am sure that those who study this work...
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Only Shadows Move

Short, sharp shocks and fragments from the darker corners of 21st century life. From the lingering legacy of the Cold War, to the surreal aftermath of the financial crash, to the ghosts of unlived lives. David Martin's debut short fiction collection draws together stories previously published by the London Magazine and Unthank Books, among others, together with exclusive new work."Spiders, by David Martin, is infused with paranoia bought about by the combined effects of job losses, bomb scares and hangovers.The trace of horror gradually becomes something more palpable, as Martin satirises the violent ecosystem of business cost-cutting and downsizing, making for an effectively grim and darkly comic story." The Workshy Fop blog (workshyfop.blogspot.co.uk)."Relic is artistically drawn. Quite superb." - www.abctales.co.ukShort, sharp shocks and fragments from the darker corners of 21st century life. From the lingering legacy of the Cold War, to the surreal aftermath of the financial crash, to the ghosts of unlived lives. David Martin's debut short fiction collection draws together stories previously published by the London Magazine and Unthank Books, among others, together with exclusive new work.
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Unfinished Musical

This is the lyrical text of a musical that I am writing. I need to partner with a composer. Maybe the words will bring you joy.The Unfinished Musical is just that, an unfinished musical. It started off as a light comedy about a worker at an amusement park and somehow evolved into a blues-gospel hybrid. Basically its about one man's discovery of faith and that life isn't as bad as he thinks it is.Or not. I don't know, I leave it up to the reader to form your own opinion about what it all means.
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Invisible Chess Moves

WINNER: ChessCafe.com 2011 Book of the Year!Every chess player knows that some moves are harder to see than others. Why is it that, frequently, uncomplicated wins simply do not enter your mind?Even strong grandmasters suffer from blind spots that obscure some of the best ideas during a game. What is more: often both players fail to see the opportunity that is right in front of their eyes.Neiman and Afek have researched this problem and discovered that there are actually identifiable reasons why your brain discards certain ideas.In this book they clearly explain the psychological, positional and geometric factors which cloud the chess player's brain.Invisible Chess Moves, with its many unique examples, instructive explanations and illuminative tests, will teach you how to discover your blind spots and see the moves which remain invisible for others.Your results at the board will improve dramatically because your brain will stop blocking winning ideas.
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The Gold Watch

Karen thought she was lucky when she found the perfect gift for her boyfriend Mark...a gold watch. Soon Karen learns the frightening truth - every past owner has been killed. Now Karen must race agains time to end the curse forever. Will Karen be the latest victim of The Gold Watch?Mary found the gold watch where her father would often take her...by the stream behind their house. It's been several years since he was accused of using "the dark arts" and burned at the stake. Mary learns the dark secret of the gold watch and pays the ultimate price.Over two hundred years later Karen thought she was lucky when she found the perfect gift for her boyfriend Mark...a gold watch. Soon Karen learns the frightening truth - every past owner has been killed. Now Karen must race agains time to end the curse forever. Will Karen be the latest victim of The Gold Watch?
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Braddle and the Giant

Alfie Foggle is looking forward to spending his summer holidays doing absolutely nothing. A world away, Braddle and every other inhabitant of Carporoo are building a new city, a new home, but people are disappearing and no one knows why. On a quiet summer’s morning, Alfie’s plans for doing nothing are turned upside down as he discovers Carporoo. Braddle needs help and only Alfie can give it.The summer holidays have started. Alfie Foggle, happy that school has now finished, is looking forward to spending his holidays doing absolutely nothing. A world away, Braddle and every other inhabitant of Carporoo are building a new city, a new home, but people are disappearing and no one knows why. Braddle sets out to solve the mystery and puts himself and everyone he loves in danger. On a quiet summer’s morning, Alfie’s plans for doing nothing are turned upside down as he discovers Carporoo. Braddle needs help and only Alfie can give it.
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The First Valkyrie

Where did the Valkyries come from? We know them as avenging angel women. They wore bright armor and rode flying horses into battle. Well, there are many legends about them. Here is one more to add to the valkyrja lore. Working with myth, it is sometimes necessary to take liberties with historical folklore. Ok, ok, you got me. There are a lot of liberties taken with this book. In fact, this story does not take place on Earth; at least not what we know Earth to be. At the turning of an age, this world is struggling to oppose a dark force. The well named Dark Queen Magiya is waging war on the whole continent. If her war continues, then soon there will be only beasts inhabiting the world. A young woman, named Eleesa, begins her journey that will culminate in the showdown of ages. The Kingdom, or Queendom, she comes from is known as Bahl. It just so happens, the Dark Queen Magiya rules the land that Eleesa was born in. Eleesa must escape this place to find her true nature. She must...
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