“I do admit that Nightsong was an extraordinarily lovely perfume. I wear it myself, though I'd never in a million years let Lydia know that.” She laughed as she sipped her cocktail. “Why do you think a new Nightsong perfume would be of ...
Author: V. J. Banis
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Captive of a forbidden passion for the one man she must never love, Caroline Andrieux escapes into the powerful arms of a mysterious and magnificent lover. He offers her the sweet forgetfulness of sensual abandon, and the shocking reality of mortal danger, among the glittering Palazzi and decadent grandeur of Venice. But a Nightsong daughter cannot hope to find peace from the legacy of the tormented desire that rules her life: the desire that leads April into a deadly dream world in China...the desire that drove her mother, Lydia Nightsong, to raise a cosmetics empire with the man who possessed and betrayed her. Now, on the eve of April's triumph, the past takes the hideous shape of a vengeance too long denied. The stunning conclusion to the Nightsong Saga!
“I call it 'night song'.” “Who painted it, do you know?” she asked. “And why did he paint it here, in this filthy shack, you mean? I'm afraid I don't have the answer to either question, but to me it seems to symbolize China, ...
Author: V.J. Banis
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
The year is 1870. Torn from the protective community of American missionaries in China, young, innocent teenager Lydia Holt has no idea of the harsh realities she will soon face. Forced into a loveless marriage to a sadistic Chinese nobleman, Lydia escapes her cruel confines and flees to San Francisco, only to meet the man she once trusted with her life--a man who now threatens to destroy the cosmetics empire she has established and rules with an iron hand. For in the secret corner of her heart, lovely Lydia harbors a dream--the unfulfilled promise of a passion that burned all too briefly for a handsome Scots trader with the blackest of souls. A man who tempted her with his fiery kisses, then left her broken-hearted and betrayed. A man who would one day learn that Lydia's love was far stronger than his lust...could she but find her way back into his arms again. A thrilling historical romance filled with strong characters and the sweep of history.
His wife was the farthest thing from his mind as Ramsey sat in the closed carriage opposite the Nightsong mansion. He found suddenly that he had a new puzzle on his hands, a puzzle that was beginning to intrigue him.
Author: V. J. Banis
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Disllusioned with life in the Imperial palace in 1890s China, April brings her young son back to San Francisco, and sets out to exact revenge on her mother and Peter McNair, whom she blames for the death of her beloved. Lydia, Peter, Raymond, Leon, even her sister Mei Fei, all must suffer--but it is April herself who will pay the highest price of all for her sins. The thrilling continuation of the chronicles of the Nightsong family and their perfume-based commercial empire, a tale of lust and passion, seduction and intrigue.
The Nightsong Saga, Book Two V. J. Banis ... The Nightsongs were, after all, wealthy now and Raymond came from a fine old French family. So why shouldn't April have all the same privileges as the daughters of all of the other Nob Hill ...
Author: V. J. Banis
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Trapped in a loveless marriage, April Nightsong longs for the China she once knew as a child, and for her forbidden lover, David McNair. When the lovers find themselves together in Paris, they set out together for China, unaware of the half-sister that awaits April there--or the evil that threatens to destroy the two lovers. Meanwhile, back in the United States, despite a surface existence of power and wealth, Lydia Nightsong, April's mother, suffers anguish and terror at the never-ending threats to her cosmetics empire and her life. The only man who can save her is her sworn enemy, the one she has vowed to avenge--the one she hopelessly loves with a love they once lost in the shadow of a nightsong. Book Two in the Nightsong Saga--a dynasty driven by lust and passion, a daughter forever marked by her mother's sin. Great historical romance by a master storyteller!
CONTENTS Night song 1 Summer 2 Fire 4 Luminarias 5 Saturday Morning Almost Christmas 6 The Shutter 8 The Wound 9 Tejas 1922 10 El Monte , California 1933 11 A Sound , A Cry 13 At Twilight 14 Voices 15 Pilsen ( Chicago ) 16 Walking 23 ...
The constricted crea- Nightsong apparitions are unable to cause physical harm . Inture must succeed at a Fortitude save ( DC 19 ) each round or lose stead they try to force an opponent to follow them so they can consciousness for at ...
Author: Darrin Drader
Publisher: Bastion Press, Inc.
Category: Fantasy games
The great City of Penance is the oldest settlement on the Forge, literally containing millions of years of history in its deep hulking mass. Though nearly forty million souls call the city home, less than half of one percent of the city's locations are inhabited. The bulk of the Pedestal is a madly stacked and sprawling ruin, only superficially explored by the relentless rafters and treasure-seekers of the surface world. Every home in the city has a hundred others lost beneath it, and every city street stands atop an incredible three-dimensional maze of corridors, alleyways, and crawlspaces - a maze where time has left nothing unchanged, eroding and distorting the framework of magic and even the laws of physics themselves.Long past the grasp of any human control, the ruins of Penance have become a true landscape, vast, beautiful, and unforgiving, with their own unique ecosystem and their own set of hazards and comforts. Strange plants and creatures have evolved in the eternally darkened streets below the city, and prey upon those foolish enough to step out of the city's gilded cage of civilization.Wrack and Ruin is an essential guidebook for anyone intoxicated by the forgotten secrets of the past, or by the potential power lost within the great city's crumbling majesty. Don't leave your Bloodhold without it!
NightSong. She felt the momentary fear wash over as the most powerfully life time sound known to her people, began. This was Iyo's first watching. She had been so resolute and linear in practicing the stillness technique that was ...
Author: S. E. Williams
Have you ever wanted to go to another level? Another place? This collection of stories will take you on journeys you never thought possible until now. These fantasy stories, invite you to journey; to come, see and discover other exciting possibilities. As you read each story and meet the main characters, (women and men) your imagination is launched on a unique journey. You encounter creatures, situations in Death Stealers. You enter into dimensions, time, space and places unknown in The Darkness. There is love at first sight in the Touch stories. The stories provide you with quick choices; challenging reading. Is experience your best way to know about life? Do you welcome experiences whether theyre mental or emotional; more than physical? If so welcome to some very unique experiences. J
Not certain he should go ahead with his plan, Joshua had opened the stall gate and walked right in with Nightsong in tow. Animals are so intuitive! Once the mare had caught a whiff of the new colt, she rose to her feet, and faced him ...
Author: Laureen Giulian
Publisher: Balboa Press
Life is about fully experiencing all the emotions of our journeys. When we choose the inward way, the opportunity for exponential growth is immeasurable – transcended only by the abundance of gifts we get to open and share with HUmanity. The gifts you were presented by our Creator are limitless! Kiera Clark expresses her experiences of the outer world through art – visually recreating the fullness of her senses with paint and texture – in ways that allow the observer to emote a spiritual inner-standing of their own creation. Joshua Marshall and his spirit horse, Nightsong, travel into the past to create a very different future for themselves and others. Through a series of metaphysical experiences, these two young people (Kiera and Joshua) awaken to an urgent need to learn to walk the good way. Can they learn fast enough to save a small Autumn Harvest Camp from an archaeological excavation, with very limited access to their Indigenous heritage?
... and in the night his songshall be with me, and my prayer unto the God ofmy life. Psalm 42:8 This page left intentionally blank Prologue May 5,2000 55th Anniversary Night Song: A Story of Sacrifice: Part One.
Author: Tricia N. Goyer
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Tricia Goyer tells the little-known but true story of the orchestra started by prisoners in Hitler's Mauthausen death camp. This courageous orchestra played the American national anthem as Allied troops arrived to liberate the camps. Around the orchestra story, Tricia weaves the fictional stories of a beautiful member of the Austrian resistance, the American GI who loves her, and a young prisoner who fakes his way into the camp orchestra in a desperate attempt to stay alive.
I came out of my depression. Rosemary was dressed in an old red dress. When she stood near a candle her dark eyes caught the light and shone. Her hair was cut straight around as if she had 37 Night Song for a Firstborn.
Author: Maria Ellis
Category: Family & Relationships
Crows, ragged and shining, glided gracefully like ancient creatures hovering over a new earth. They wove their blue black wings through the top branches of a dead tree in our backyard. I had not paid much attention to them until Annie stood there immobile, her blue eyes fastened upon them, her fingers gripping the window ledge.
Named a Most Anticipated book by Newsweek * USA Today * CNN * Parade * Buzzfeed * Medium * GoodReads * PopSugar * Frolic Media * Betches * The Nerd Daily * SheReads and more "Smart and searingly passionate...an illuminating snapshot of nature, betrayal, and sacrifices set in the evocative New Hampshire wilderness."--Kim Michele Richardson, bestselling author of The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek A startling and timely debut, Julie Carrick Dalton's Waiting for the Night Song is a moving, brilliant novel about friendships forged in childhood magic and ruptured by the high price of secrets that leave you forever changed. Cadie Kessler has spent decades trying to cover up one truth. One moment. But deep down, didn’t she always know her secret would surface? An urgent message from her long-estranged best friend Daniela Garcia brings Cadie, now a forestry researcher, back to her childhood home. There, Cadie and Daniela are forced to face a dark secret that ended both their idyllic childhood bond and the magical summer that takes up more space in Cadie’s memory then all her other years combined. Now grown up, bound by long-held oaths, and faced with truths she does not wish to see, Cadie must decide what she is willing to sacrifice to protect the people and the forest she loves, as drought, foreclosures, and wildfire spark tensions between displaced migrant farm workers and locals. Waiting for the Night Song is a love song to the natural beauty around us, a call to fight for what we believe in, and a reminder that the truth will always rise. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Night Song is a collection of lyrical poems that illuminates the journey of a long and introspective life. From the depths of sorrow to the heights of joy, these poems celebrate the lavish physicality of the earth and the exquisite strength and beauty of the human spirit.
Inspired by the life of Charlie “Bird” Parker, this poignant, provocative, and stylistically brilliant tale paints a vivid picture of the New York City jazz scene In Greenwich Village, jazz is king, enticing hip young crowds with its seductive and vibrant rhythms. Jazz is also the lifeblood pumping through the veins of Richie “Eagle” Stokes, a saxophonist blessed with an otherworldly talent but cursed by cravings for women, fame, and heroin. To ex–college professor David Hillary, musicians like Stokes are gods possessed with the uncanny ability to turn a private inner world inside out and make everything else irrelevant. And for ex-preacher Keel Robinson, Hillary’s unlikely savior, the bewitching music serves as a bridge across racial boundaries as he embarks on a forbidden and dangerous love affair. Considered one of the finest novelists of a generation that included James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, and Richard Wright, author John A. Williams follows a diverse cast of all-too-human characters through nighttime New York City in this incendiary and unforgettable novel.
Snuggle close to your little one and enjoy this rhyming story about mommy animals gently tucking their babies into bed. "It’s night-night time," said Mama Horse as her little foal softly neighed. "Snuggle close, and bow your head. Our nighttime prayers, we’ll say." Mama Cat, Raccoon, Cow, Mouse, Horse, and Bird, each say "good night" to their babies in a different, caring way. Young readers will be captivated by the comforting story and reassuring illustrations. This book is the perfect way to end a busy day. Titles in the Bedtime Series include: Sleep, My Little One, The Night-Night Song, I Love You More, It’s Night, Night Time, and I Thank God For You.
NIGHT SONG - a TRIO , forTHREE FEMALE VOICES With Piano accompaniment ( ab libitum ) Composed & Dedicated to his Pupils Jane Everitt , ADDIE DELLA WORTH of EDGEWORTH FEMALE SEMINARY R.F. Hunt . ( Greensboro , N.L. ) BY NEW YORK ...