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King of Shadows

Author : Susan Cooper
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Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to perform A Midsummer Night's Dream in a new replica of the famous Globe theater. Shortly after arriving in England, Nat goes to bed ill and awakens transported back in time four hundred years -- to another London, and another production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Amid the bustle and excitement of an Elizabethan theatrical production, Nat finds the warm, nurturing father figure missing from his life -- in none other than William Shakespeare himself. Does Nat have to remain trapped in the past forever, or give up the friendship he's so longed for in his own time?

King of Shadows

Author : Zara Steen
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King of Shadows

Author : Amelia Wilde
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"Breathtaking, intense, and scorching hot, KING OF SHADOWS is the modern myth I've been waiting for." –New York Times Bestselling Author Skye Warren We made a deal. Now she belongs to me. Desperate people make deals with the devil. When Persephone meets me in the dead of night, she offers me her body in exchange for her lover’s life. She’s too innocent to know the depth of my cruelty. All she wants is her freedom. All I want is to possess her. I’m a powerful billionaire with a dark heart, and she’s a sweet, sheltered thing with dreams of a kind world. I’m the man of her nightmares. And she’s my new queen. King of Shadows is the first in a delicious contemporary trilogy by USA Today bestselling author Amelia Wilde. The series is now complete!

Shakespeare in French Theory

Author : Richard Wilson
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At a time when the relevance of literary theory itself is frequently being questioned, Richard Wilson makes a compelling case for French Theory in Shakespeare Studies. Written in two parts, the first half looks at how French theorists such as Bourdieu, Cixous, Deleuze, Derrida and Foucault were themselves shaped by reading Shakespeare; while the second part applies their theories to the plays, highlighting the importance of both for current debates about borders, terrorism, toleration and a multi-cultural Europe. Contrasting French and Anglo-Saxon attitudes, Wilson shows how in France, Shakespeare has been seen not as a man for the monarchy, but a man of the mob. French Theory thus helps us understand why Shakepeare’s plays swing between violence and hope. Highlighting the recent religious turn in theory, Wilson encourages a reading of plays like Hamlet, Julius Caesar, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Twelth Night as models for a future peace. Examining both the violent history and promising future of the plays, Shakespeare in French Theory is a timely reminder of the relevance of Shakespeare and the lasting value of French thinking for the democracy to come.

King of Shadows

Author : Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
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THE STORY: In this urban thriller loosely inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream , a fifteen-year-old runaway named Nihar is living on the streets, hustling to survive. When he meets a well-intentioned (and well-off) graduate student named Jes

The Green Lady and the King of Shadows

Author : Moyra Caldecott
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Drawing on folklore, myth and legend, Moyra Caldecott tells the story of the struggle between good and evil, St. Collen and the mighty Gwyn ap Nudd, a confrontation involving the Earth Goddess and, ultimately, the highest powers in the universe.

The King Of Shadows

Author : Natasha Anne Stone
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Otto Ripply grew up in an abusive childhood, but one day he set foot out to freedom and found his own way through life. Yet, that all chances when his life is turned upside down once again. Join Otto Ripply in his continuous challenges to catch a murderer and help the soul of a child. And hopefully to find his own path again. Although, one thing Otto knows for certain--nothing will every be the same again. The King of Shadows is an action pack novel, where Otto Ripply falls into a world of fantasy unknowns.

A King of Shadows

Author : Margaret Routledge Yeo
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King of Shadows

Author : Ann Marston
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Destiny draws together a girl whose Rune Blade seeks justice, a brash young king whose heart craves vengeance, and a Somber Rider who is touched with magic and follows an ancient dream

A King of Dreams and Shadows

Author : Salik
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The King of Light and Shadows

Author : Adrian Cole
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Chaos gathers like a dark cloud above Omara - as the evil Anakhizer prepares to unleash a storm of wizard war upon the last stronghold of the human race. Only the stolen power of Orhung's rod can bring salvation to the doomed world. But the wondrous instrument lies in the perilous deplanes beneath the nice. And Brannog, now King among the Earthwrought - along with a beautiful girl possessing remarkable gifts - must embark on a dangerous quest to battle the ultimate in corruption and return hope to his land.

King of Shadows

Author : Kay Elle Parker
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One Lord. One Commander. One Queen to be. Who will reign over the Shadow realm when the axe falls?All hell is about to break loose in the Shadow realm. Literally.Born to a mortal woman and an archangel father, Allianna is a breed apart from others. So much so, she has been the ward of the Lord of Shadows and his Second-in-command since birth and raised to become the Queen of Shadows. However, she's not the quiet little bride they might wish her to be. She's strong and feisty, and knows her own mind. But where there is a monarchy, there are those who would do anything to wear the crown...As Lord of Shadows, Kian longed to be more, to rise above being Lord and lay hands on the coveted Kingship. An impossibility without the right bride at his side. With Allianna set to be his Queen, the Kingship is within his grasp once the marriage is consummated. But Kian hides more than just secrets within his human form. Something dark and dangerous threatens the man he's become, puts everything he's worked toward into jeopardy. When bad decisions and reckless actions have the power to end the man and destroy the crown, will there be anything left of him to save?Islador, Kian's right-hand man and commander of the Shadow army, proves how strong and powerful and highly skilled he is in his own right, whenever he takes to the battle field. Loyal to the Lord and the realm for centuries, falling in love with his best friend's woman, the woman raised to be the second most powerful entity in the realm, probably wasn't the smartest idea. When the world seems like it's coming to an end, who will command his loyalty - the King or his Queen?King of Shadows is book 1 of the Shadowcrown Duet and is a dark paranormal/fantasy romance.

King of Foxes

Author : Raymond E. Feist
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The second enthralling installment in the highly praised Conclave of Shadows series—an epic saga of adventure, danger, magic, and intrigue from the New York Times bestselling master Rescued, recruited, and trained by the mysterious Conclave of Shadows, Tal Hawkins, hero of Talon of the Silver Hawk has become one of their most effective operatives. But to destroy the nemesis who annihilated his people, the evil Duke of Olasko, Tad must sell his soul. Masquerading as a noble from the far western territory of the Kingdom of the Isles, he must insinuate himself into the duke’s confidence and carry out his most heinous and dangerous commands—even though it means betraying his own moral code. Driven to the brink, Tal eventually defies the duke—and is imprisoned and left to die in the Fortress of Despair. But the determined young man will not be beaten. Alone, armed only with his courage and wits, Tal makes a daring escape. Returning to Olasko, he will finally brings revenge on his hated enemy.

King of Shadows

Author : Kathryn Ann Kingsley
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Some call him a madman. Others call him a warlock. Both are true.But if it wasn't for Aon, I'd be dead. I was mere seconds away from dying by Edu's hands when the King of Shadows appeared in a flash of lightning, saving me from Edu's murderous plans.Now I'm under his protection, living in his home. The more time I'm forced to spend with him, the more I start to piece together the puzzle of why Aon and Edu are at war.Despite how everyone else seems to hate Aon, there's something that pulls me towards him-like gravity, refusing to let go. My heart is telling me to believe what he says is true, yet there's this prickle of warning in the back of my skull cautioning me against falling for the King of Shadows. In the world of Under trusting the wrong person can get you killed. Only the strong survive out here, and that's what I intend to do. Survive.

A Shade of Vampire 36

Author : Bella Forrest
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SECRETS LURK IN THE DARKEST CORNERS... The longer Hazel and her fellow Shadians stay in Nevertide, the more of a mystery the hidden land becomes to them - and when events within Hellswan take a more sinister, disturbing turn, it's becoming harder to know who to trust. All Hazel does know is that danger is closing in, just like the shadows that lurk in every corner of the castle - and within the heart of her new king... Return to the lives of the Novaks. Buy now!

Muse 2 King of Shadows

Author : Katherine Pope
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Mina returns to the Dreamlands to find that things have changed in her absence. Her mission remains the same: to find a story, record it, and deliver it to the Real-a world next-door to the Dreamlands where magic does not exist. Her dangerous friend Shade is the new King of Shadows, with all of the responsibilities and possibilities that implies. While Mina struggles to find her footing in a world that seems to have moved on without her, a series of disturbing dreams leads her to believe that all is not well with her first story in the Real. Worse, it seems as though Shade's new Court of Light and Shadow may be doomed from the start. Armed with ink, paper, magic, and luck, Mina sets out to address the mystery of the missing Queen of Light, whose lost magic is necessary for the court to survive. One serious misunderstanding later, Mina finds that the entire fate of the fledgling Court of Light and Shadow may rest on her ability to conduct a successful rescue . . . or two.

King of Shadows

Author : Hap Lea
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A lot has happened in ten years since Celestia and Luna have taken the title as Princesses of Equestria and The Master of Chaos was turned to stone. Equestria has grown and expanded further than anyone ever thought possible. Queen Aurora and King Noble Heart are expecting a child and the two sisters have added an extra castle deep in the Everfree Forest. While everyone is congratulating each other, something in the shadows has been growing in power; ready to be unleashed and threaten everything they have built. Can the Princesses come together and save Equestria again or will their greatest battle lead to their destruction? Join Princess Celestia and Princess Luna one last time as the defining chapter of the Princesses of Equestria trilogy takes flight! The prequel trilogy ends here.

King of Shadows

Author : Aaron Shurin
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A collection of twenty-one autobiographical essays chronicling the author's gay life and career as a poet in San Francisco since the 1960s.

King of the Grey

Author : Richard A. Knaak
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The Grey are the legends of our imagination—but now, through one man, they seek to live. From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Richard Knaak comes a tale of the Grey. They are the shadows we see out of the corner of our eyes, the visions flickering past in the middle of the night. They are the elves, the fairies, and the other legends of our minds. They are the Grey. They are all around us, and they are a part of us, forever tied to our innermost thoughts. They seek to be truly real, to truly live, and for that they need a human anchor, a false king–one who can give them substance. In Chicago, unsuspecting Jeremiah Todtmann has been chosen for that role. But even as he tries to come to grips with the existence of the Grey themselves, he will soon discover that while some represent the harmless dreams of men—there are others that are men’s most deadly nightmares.

Cain and the King of Shadows

Author : Marcus Chesney
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On the distant planet Cyberio, a war wages on. An evil Dark Lord attempts to rule the whole planet, and with no one in his way, he will succeed. Yet there is hope. Cain, a warrior of only Sixteen, is believed to be the chosen one. Blessed with the powers of a long lost god, he is destined to defeat Shadow and rid the planet of his evil curse. On his journey to discover his true powers he will be tested, and will lose many friends. His spirit and his resilience will be tested in the heart of war. Will he be up to the task? Can this boy really be the one to save Cyberio? Open the book to find out.