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A Conspiracy of Alchemists PDF Book By Liesel Schwarz

A Conspiracy of Alchemists

  • Author: Liesel Schwarz
  • ISBN Code: : 0345541278
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 545 Readers
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LEAVE IT TO CHANCE. Eleanor “Elle” Chance, that is—the intrepid heroine of this edgy new series that transforms elements of urban fantasy, historical adventure, and paranormal romance into pure storytelling gold. In a Golden Age where spark reactors power the airways, and creatures of Light and Shadow walk openly among us, a deadly game of Alchemists and Warlocks has begun. When an unusual cargo drags airship-pilot Elle Chance into the affairs of the mysterious Mr. Marsh, she must confront her destiny and do everything in her power to stop the Alchemists from unleashing a magical apocalypse. Praise for A Conspiracy of Alchemists “Oh my Steampunk God! . . . If you like steampunk you definitely have to give this jewel a try. It would be a sin not to, really.”—Butterfly-o-Meter Books “A wonderful sense of fun on every page . . . Visit [your] nearest bibliographic emporium and seek this rather magnificent tome out.”—The Eloquent Page “I truly enjoyed this novel and strongly suggest it to Steampunk fans. I’m convinced A Conspiracy of Alchemists will rock your world!”—Tynga’s Reviews “Pure fun to read.”—Karissa’s Reading Review

Conspiracy of Ravens PDF Book By Lila Bowen

Conspiracy of Ravens

  • Author: Lila Bowen
  • ISBN Code: : 0316302260
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 233 Readers
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The sequel to Wake of Vultures and second novel in Lila Bowen's widely acclaimed Shadow series. Nettie Lonesome made a leap -- not knowing what she'd become. But now her destiny as the Shadow is calling. A powerful alchemist is leaving a trail of dead across the prairie. And Nettie must face the ultimate challenge: side with her friends and the badge on her chest or take off alone on a dangerous mission that is pulling her inexorably toward the fight of her life. When it comes to monsters and men, the world isn't black and white. What good are two wings and a gun when your enemy can command a conspiracy of ravens? The ShadowWake of VulturesConspiracy of RavensMalice of Crows

The Alchemist of Souls PDF Book By Anne Lyle

The Alchemist of Souls

  • Author: Anne Lyle
  • ISBN Code: : 0857662155
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Page : 480 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 486 Readers
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When Tudor explorers returned from the New World, they brought back a name out of half-forgotten Viking legend: skraylings. Red-sailed ships followed in the explorers’ wake, bringing Native American goods--and a skrayling ambassador--to London. But what do these seemingly magical beings really want in Elizabeth I’s capital? Mal Catlyn, a down-at-heel swordsman, is seconded to the ambassador's bodyguard, but assassination attempts are the least of his problems. What he learns about the skraylings and their unholy powers could cost England her new ally--and Mal his soul. File Under: Fantasy [ Midsummer Magic | Skraylings | Double Trouble | Comedy of Terrors ] e-book ISBN: 978-0-85766-215-6

Sky Pirates PDF Book By Liesel Schwarz

Sky Pirates

  • Author: Liesel Schwarz
  • ISBN Code: : 0345541316
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 106 Readers
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For romance and urban fantasy fans and readers of Gail Carriger’s Changeless and Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker, this thrilling historical fantasy adventure features warlocks, fairies, and the unforgettable heroine—the daring dirigible pilot Elle Chance—who navigates the realms between the Light and Shadow. With her husband, Hugh Marsh, missing in the netherworld and presumed dead, Elle Chance loses herself in the task at hand: piloting the airship Water Lily on commissions across the globe. But as it turns out, her beloved is very much alive—the once-powerful warlock reduced to a wraith. When Water Lily is threatened by pirates, Elle will have to channel all her power as the Oracle—the keeper of the barrier between the two Realms—to try to save what she loves most. As the dark forces of Shadow converge around her, Elle must find a way to breach the curse that binds Marsh. But once released, will Marsh return to her—or is their love destined to die so that he can live?

The Alchemist's Gift PDF Book By Martin Rua

The Alchemist's Gift

  • Author: Martin Rua
  • ISBN Code: : 1784978957
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Page : 234 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 411 Readers
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A gripping conspiracy thriller series for fans of Scott Mariani and Dan Brown. On a trip to Prague to visit an exhibition of precious objects of alchemy, Lorenzo Aragona finds himself caught in the dark murder of an old antiquarian, also fond of mysteries. He is suddenly catapulted into a hidden and disturbing world, run by a mysterious brotherhood that will force him to return to Naples. Helped by the Masons in the deciphering of a series of puzzles, but under the blackmail of shady figures who are threatening to kill him and those he holds dearest, Lorenzo finds himself in front of a real alchemic puzzle, which brings him back to studying the experiments of the famous Prince of Sansevero, who lived in Naples in 1700. The recovered traces, however, lead him away from his city, to France, looking for a stunning cathedral, containing nine mysterious mirrors. But what is this cathedral and what powerful secret is it hiding? What readers are saying about THE ALCHEMIST'S GIFT: 'If you are at all interested in alchemy, freemasonry, conspiracy with a good dose of murder, then Martin Rua's books are a must read'

Transhumanism PDF Book By Scott de Hart,Joseph P. Farrell

Transhumanism

  • Author: Scott de Hart,Joseph P. Farrell
  • ISBN Code: : 1936239477
  • Publisher : Feral House
  • Page : 340 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 742 Readers
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The ultimate question is no longer "who am I" or "why am I here." These questions were answered in the earliest civilizations by philosophers and priests. Today we live in an age of such rapid advances in technology and science that the ultimate question must be rephrased: what shall we be? This book investigates what may become of human civilization, who is setting the agenda for a trans-humanistic civilization, and why . The modern Victor Frankenstein holds a high political office, carries diplomatic immunity, and is most likely funded by the largest corporations worldwide. His method is ancient: alchemy. His fraternities are well known and their secrets are well kept, but his goal of times past and present is the same; he dares to become as god, genetically manipulating the seeds of the earth, the beasts on the fields, and to claim legal ownership over humanity by re-creating it in his own image. This is no fairy tale, science fiction, or conspiracy theory … it simply is! Transhumanism, a Grimoire of Alchemical Agendas by Dr.'s. Joseph P. Farrell and Scott D. de Hart lifts the veil from the macabre transhumanistic monster being assembled and exposes the hidden history and agenda that has set humanity on a collision course for the Apocalypse. Joseph P. Farrell is the author of the best-selling Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men: The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda.

The Alchemist’s Secret (Ben Hope, Book 1) PDF Book By Scott Mariani

The Alchemist’s Secret (Ben Hope, Book 1)

  • Author: Scott Mariani
  • ISBN Code: : 0007331479
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Page : 480 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 198 Readers
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THE #1 BESTSELLER Introducing the explosive first Ben Hope adventure 'Non-stop action – this book delivers’ STEVE BERRY

Shadow of the Alchemist PDF Book By Jeri Westerson

Shadow of the Alchemist

  • Author: Jeri Westerson
  • ISBN Code: : 1625671482
  • Publisher : Jabberwocky Literary Agency, Inc.
  • Page : 318 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 287 Readers
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The Tracker takes the case of a French alchemist who is targeted for his secrets in this mystery set in the gritty streets of fourteenth century London. After losing his knighthood, Crispin Guest has found a new calling as the Tracker, a private investigator who can locate anything—or anyone. Now famed French alchemist Nicholas Flamel needs Crispin to locate his wife, Perenelle, and his apprentice, Thomas Cornhill. But the case takes a sinister turn when Flamel’s apprentice is found murdered. The kidnapper promises that Flamel’s wife will be next . . . unless he hands over his precious Philosopher’s Stone, a magical object that can turn lead into gold. Soon, strange, antiquated symbols begin appearing throughout the city. Crispin must decipher their meaning to unearth the kidnappers true motive. Plunged into an underground world where alchemy combines with treacherous politics, Crispin will have to unravel the mystery in order to find his wife and unmask a dangerous mastermind determined to wreak havoc throughout the city. Shadow of the Alchemist was featured as a “Best of 2013 Selection” by Suspense Magazine and was a finalist for Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award in the Mystery Suspense & Thriller category.

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters PDF Book By Gordon Dahlquist

The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters

  • Author: Gordon Dahlquist
  • ISBN Code: : 0553902938
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Page : 768 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 552 Readers
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Blending science fiction and dark fantasy, this monumental Victorian thriller is a dazzling feast for the senses: an action-packed roller-coaster ride of suspense, betrayal, and richly fevered dreams. It starts with a simple note. Roger Bascombe regretfully wishes to inform Celeste Temple that their engagement is forthwith terminated. Determined to find out why, Miss Temple takes the first step in a journey that will propel her into a dizzyingly seductive, utterly shocking world beyond her imagining. Nothing could have prepared Miss Temple for the things she would find behind the closed doors of forbidding Harschmort Manor: men and women in provocative disguise, acts of licentiousness and violence, heroism and awakening. But she will also find two allies: Cardinal Chang, a brutal assassin with the heart of a poet, and a royal doctor named Svenson, at once fumbling and heroic—both of whom, like her, lost someone at Harschmort Manor. As the unlikely trio search for answers, hurtling them from elegant brothels to gaslit alleyways to shocking moments of self-discovery, they are confronted by puzzles within puzzles. And the closer they get to the truth, the more their lives are in danger. For the conspiracy they face—an astonishing alchemy of science, perverted religion, and lust for power—is so terrifying as to be beyond belief. Praise for The Glass Books of the Dream Eaters “The most original thing I’ve read in years: deftly executed, relentlessly inventive, and with a trio of the most unusual and engaging heroes who ever took on a sinister cabal out to rule the world by means of sex and dreams.”—Diana Gabaldon “A tale that combines swashbuckling adventure, a big dose of science fiction and burgeoning romance.”—USA Today “Rich . . . studded with treats . . . beautifully written.”—Entertainment Weekly “Sweeping, highly original and absorbing . . . defies categorization.”—The Dallas Morning News

The Accidental Alchemist PDF Book By Gigi Pandian

The Accidental Alchemist

  • Author: Gigi Pandian
  • ISBN Code: : 1938213130
  • Publisher : Gargoyle Girl Productions
  • Page : 347 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 314 Readers
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"Filled with magic, intrigue, and humor, this series is sure to delight fans of cozy mysteries and urban fantasy."―Bookriot A chance for a new beginning in Portland, Oregon. A stowaway from Paris. Can alchemist Zoe Faust solve the mystery of an ancient book in time to save her new friend? Don't miss the first novel in the award-winning series from USA Today bestselling author Gigi Pandian! Unpacking her belongings in her new fixer-upper house, alchemist Zoe Faust can't help but notice she's picked up a stowaway. Dorian Robert-Houdin is a living, breathing gargoyle―not to mention a master of French cuisine―and he needs Zoe's expertise to unlock the secrets of a centuries-old text. Zoe, who's trying to put her old life behind her, isn't so sure she wants to reopen her alchemical past...until a crime committed on her front porch leaves her no choice. Includes recipes! Praise Winner of the Left Coast Crime Lefty Award. "Zoe and Dorian are my new favorite amateur-sleuth duo!" ―New York Times bestselling author Victoria Laurie "A whimsical and charming supernatural mystery."―Mystery Scene "Mysterious, captivating, and infused with the rich history of the Northwest...fantastic." ―Portland Book Review "This reviewer is eagerly anticipating more from this series, and a return of a cast more fun than an episode of Portlandia."―RT Book Reviews "Pandian...launches a supernatural cozy series that hits high marks for a modern twist on an ancient practice. Amusing supporting characters and historical details solidify this engaging mystery." ―Library Journal "[A] lighthearted supernatural mystery...Pandian sets this series apart from other fluffy paranormal mysteries with Zoe's cute nonhuman sidekick and some mouthwatering vegan recipes." ―Publishers Weekly "Readers won't want to put this book down." ―Vegetarian Journal "[A]n eccentric and charming cast of characters readers are going to want to spend more time with." ―RT Book Reviews Online "A magical, whimsical cozy that will delight readers who enjoy Juliet Blackwell and Heather Weber mysteries!"―Agatha Award-winning author Avery Aames (aka Daryl Wood Gerber) "Gigi Pandian's pen never disappoints." ―New York Times bestselling author Juliet Blackwell

Dark Alchemy PDF Book By Laura Bickle

Dark Alchemy

  • Author: Laura Bickle
  • ISBN Code: : 0062389866
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 273 Readers
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Stephen King's The Gunslinger meets Breaking Bad in Laura Bickle's novel Dark Alchemy. Some secrets are better left buried … Geologist Petra Dee arrives in Wyoming seeking clues to her father's disappearance years ago. What she finds instead is Temperance, a dying western town with a gold rush past and a meth-infested present. But under the dust and quiet, an old power is shifting. When bodies start turning up—desiccated and twisted skeletons that Petra can't scientifically explain—her investigations land her in the middle of a covert war between the town's most powerful interests. Petra's father wasn't the only one searching for the alchemical secrets of Temperance, and those still looking are now ready to kill. Armed with nothing but shaky alliances, a pair of antique guns, and a relic she doesn't understand, the only thing Petra knows for sure is that she and her coyote sidekick are going to have to move fast—or die next.

The Alchemist's Code PDF Book By Martin Rua

The Alchemist's Code

  • Author: Martin Rua
  • ISBN Code: : 1784977470
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Page : 339 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 828 Readers
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The first in a gripping conspiracy thriller series for fans of Scott Mariani and Dan Brown. A dark figure. A secret code. A battle between good and evil... Years ago the Knights Templar developed a secret code. A code so secret that only one man could remember it. The code lies in the hidden recesses of Lorenzo Aragona's memory. The alchemist has always known it, but, until he crosses paths with a beautiful but brutal Russian spy, he does not realise its significance. In a race against the clock from Naples to Kiev, Lorenzo uncovers an ancient history involving Nazis and Freemasons, secrets and spies. He must remember the code, unlock the Baphomet and take control of The Guardian of the Threshold. The lives of the Pope, his dying wife and all of mankind are at stake and only Lorenzo has the power to save them... What readers are saying about THE ALCHEMIST'S CODE: 'A great idea: has anybody ever imagined waking up and figuring out that their life is nothing but a fictional play? Rua describes this feeling the way all of us would imagine it. I read it in one night. Overwhelming! 5 stars because I cannot give more' 'The author masters the suspense and the reader encounters thrilling mysteries step by step, like the pieces of a puzzle' 'I did not know this author before I read The Alchemist's Code and I have to admit that he is a pleasant discovery. The story captures you from the first page and the reader can enjoy the story although it is all about mysteries, esotericism, codes, and... that's it, I'm not going to reveal anything else, just read it!'

Foucault's Pendulum PDF Book By Umberto Eco

Foucault's Pendulum

  • Author: Umberto Eco
  • ISBN Code: : 0547539681
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Page : 658 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 664 Readers
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Bored with their work, three Milanese editors cook up "the Plan," a hoax that connects the medieval Knights Templar with other occult groups from ancient to modern times. This produces a map indicating the geographical point from which all the powers of the earth can be controlled—a point located in Paris, France, at Foucault’s Pendulum. But in a fateful turn the joke becomes all too real, and when occult groups, including Satanists, get wind of the Plan, they go so far as to kill one of the editors in their quest to gain control of the earth.Orchestrating these and other diverse characters into his multilayered semiotic adventure, Eco has created a superb cerebral entertainment.

Shad Hadid and the Alchemists of Alexandria PDF Book By George Jreije

Shad Hadid and the Alchemists of Alexandria

  • Author: George Jreije
  • ISBN Code: : 0063094835
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 313 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 654 Readers
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You are invited to the Alexandria Academy . . . Twelve-year-old Shad Hadid has never quite fit in. The other kids at school don’t understand him, so he spends most of his time alone, cooking for his teta and daydreaming of opening his own Arabic bakery full of tasty treats. But when Shad is attacked by a shadowy monster, he learns his late baba was an alchemist with the ability to mix charms, elixirs, and mists—and he’s one too! Then Shad receives an invitation to the mysterious Alexandria Academy, a fabled school for alchemists, where he hopes he’ll find safety and learn more about the ancient science. But when he arrives, no one at the school seems to know what alchemy is! As Shad digs deeper into the mystery, he discovers a sinister evil lurking in the shadows, and only he holds the key to stopping—or fulfilling—their plans. With danger at every turn and the fate of the alchemy world on the line, can Shad save his friends and defeat this sinister foe?

The Cold Millions PDF Book By Jess Walter

The Cold Millions

  • Author: Jess Walter
  • ISBN Code: : 0062868101
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 866 Readers
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“One of the most captivating novels of the year.” – Washington Post NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Best Book of the Year: Bloomberg | Boston Globe | Chicago Public Library | Chicago Tribune | Esquire | Kirkus | New York Public Library | New York Times Book Review (Historical Fiction) | NPR's Fresh Air | O Magazine | Washington Post | Publishers Weekly | Seattle Times | USA Today A Library Reads Pick | An Indie Next Pick From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Ruins comes another “literary miracle” (NPR)—a propulsive, richly entertaining novel about two brothers swept up in the turbulent class warfare of the early twentieth century. An intimate story of brotherhood, love, sacrifice, and betrayal set against the panoramic backdrop of an early twentieth-century America that eerily echoes our own time, The Cold Millions offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of a nation grappling with the chasm between rich and poor, between harsh realities and simple dreams. The Dolans live by their wits, jumping freight trains and lining up for day work at crooked job agencies. While sixteen-year-old Rye yearns for a steady job and a home, his older brother, Gig, dreams of a better world, fighting alongside other union men for fair pay and decent treatment. Enter Ursula the Great, a vaudeville singer who performs with a live cougar and introduces the brothers to a far more dangerous creature: a mining magnate determined to keep his wealth and his hold on Ursula. Dubious of Gig’s idealism, Rye finds himself drawn to a fearless nineteen-year-old activist and feminist named Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. But a storm is coming, threatening to overwhelm them all, and Rye will be forced to decide where he stands. Is it enough to win the occasional battle, even if you cannot win the war? Featuring an unforgettable cast of cops and tramps, suffragists and socialists, madams and murderers, The Cold Millions is a tour de force from a “writer who has planted himself firmly in the first rank of American authors” (Boston Globe).

The Secret City PDF Book By C.J. Daugherty,Carina Rozenfeld

The Secret City

  • Author: C.J. Daugherty,Carina Rozenfeld
  • ISBN Code: : 1786811057
  • Publisher : Bookouture
  • Page : 327 pages
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 917 Readers
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A Memory of Flames Complete eBook Collection PDF Book By Stephen Deas

A Memory of Flames Complete eBook Collection

  • Author: Stephen Deas
  • ISBN Code: : 147321405X
  • Publisher : Gollancz
  • Page : 5008 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 456 Readers
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Collected here are all ten of Stephen Deas' epic fantasy novels about a world ruled by dragons. Blood, fire, sex, politics and betrayal combine in this masterful and wide-ranging series. Contains THE ADAMANTINE PALACE, THE KING OF THE CRAGS, THE ORDER OF THE SCALES, THE THIEF-TAKER'S APPRENTICE, THE WARLOCK'S SHADOW, THE KING'S ASSASSIN, THE BLACK MAUSOLEUM, DRAGON QUEEN, THE SPLINTERED GODS, THE SILVER KINGS

The Conspiracy Rhetoric of Mankind PDF Book By Paul J. Linke

The Conspiracy Rhetoric of Mankind

  • Author: Paul J. Linke
  • ISBN Code: : 147970654X
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 377 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 886 Readers
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When we think we learned something new, we are quite proud of it. But it wears off quickly for an unknown reason. So, what is wrong with what we do? When you start to think about the things you learn, and what the reason or purpose actually is, then you have to wonder sometimes is it really something new we just learned. Because having in mind to learn something new can be quite exhausting at times. Maybe we have to start to think about this in a different way, and take a different approach in discovering new things. It is like a treasure hunt, imagine that we are all pirates looking for an adventure or treasures. Obviously our life is about searching for something, but most of the time we dont even know what we are looking for. We do this quite instinctively, maybe we are preprogrammed in a way and we are not aware of it. But when you find out who we are, then everything seams to make sense. Our entire world (Universe) stands on myth and mythology (including our history), making us wonder if it is real. Lets look at life in a different way. Learn more about our history, maybe we can learn from old things our ancestors already new, and then set that aside and try to find your own way. You most certainly will see things with different eyes. This is what our life is all about, it is a soul search where the experience we have along the way is the reward (treasure). In Australia the Aboriginal people are most likely a candidate for such an idea. They go on a regular Walkabout, which literately means looking for something. They might find something which can be worth bringing home as an idea for which the whole community can benefit from. This is what a walkabout is all about, looking for something which is useful, and has a value in the community. After all we are constantly occupied by making a living or providing for our needs. The westerners actually practice the same thing, we call them the Backpackers. People who go and see other parts of the world, enjoy the diversity and beauty of nature, as well as other cultures and traditions. Yes, we can learn something old, have a lot of fun and it can be quite rewarding. This book was taking shape, based on an ironic thought; How much knowledge there is, and we know so little. How come we know so little? We know all the most complicated things there can be, but we know very little of what life is about. What is the cause for all things? How does it all work? What is the reason? And last but not least; How do we fit into everything? Is it possible that we have taken valuable information from ancient Greek knowledge, but ignored one of their most important practices the philosophy of all things. Has everything to us become scientific or important because sciences can explain the real world. Have we forgotten that this real world we live in comes from a mystical source (something unseen). Something we call a different dimension because we cant possibly explain it. It is such an exotic source, that it would take a lot of ancient knowledge to discover the truth. Do you want to discover the truth? This book might have some answers.

The Alchemist PDF Book By Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist

  • Author: Paulo Coelho
  • ISBN Code: : 0062416219
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 421 Readers
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A special 25th anniversary edition of the extraordinary international bestseller, including a new Foreword by Paulo Coelho. Combining magic, mysticism, wisdom and wonder into an inspiring tale of self-discovery, The Alchemist has become a modern classic, selling millions of copies around the world and transforming the lives of countless readers across generations. Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the mystical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure. His quest will lead him to riches far different—and far more satisfying—than he ever imagined. Santiago's journey teaches us about the essential wisdom of listening to our hearts, of recognizing opportunity and learning to read the omens strewn along life's path, and, most importantly, to follow our dreams.

Alchemist PDF Book By Peter James

Alchemist

  • Author: Peter James
  • ISBN Code: : 1409132986
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Page : 688 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 264 Readers
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What doesn't kill you makes you stronger... Monty Bannerman's father is a leading genetic scientist, and Nobel Prize winner, whose company has just been taken over by what will soon be the world's biggest pharmaceutical giant. He had some misgivings about their company ethics - but ultimately, he needs their money, and they need his mind. Then a journalist comes to Monty's door, with a far-fetched story about the pharmaceutical company. She doesn't believe what she's being told for a moment - but within a few short weeks, events are making the apparently fantastic claims look horrifyingly like the truth. Behind the respectable facade of the multi-national company which calls itself the 'World's Most Caring Company' lies an outrage against the whole human race... 'Peter James is getting better with every book.' Times 'Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business.' Karin Slaughter Read more from the multi-million copy bestselling author of the Roy Grace novels: Possession Dreamer Sweet Heart Twilight Prophecy Host Alchemist Denial The Truth Faith * Each Peter James novel can be read as a standalone*

Alchemy of Abundance PDF Book By Rick Jarow

Alchemy of Abundance

  • Author: Rick Jarow
  • ISBN Code: : 1591798531
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Page : 88 pages
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Reviews : 430 Readers
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Have you ever felt the magic of being in the right place at the right time, when you and the universe seemed to be working in effortless cooperation? If so, you have already witnessed what Rick Jarow calls the "Alchemy of Abundance"—the fusion of internal forces and external experience that transmutes the "base metal of a stagnant life" into the gold of full and open participation in every unfolding moment. In Alchemy of Abundance, Jarow reveals the miracle that happens to you when you align your inner energies—your passion, creativity, attention, and will—with the power of the universe itself to make manifest your unique purpose. Includes in-depth exercises and guided visualizations to strengthen your faith in yourself, cultivate patience and generosity, and bring your goals into harmony with the plan the universe has for you. Highlights: Creating your "Mandala of Manifestation"—a powerful tool that will clarify and focus what you want to come into being Fourteen guided visualizations for learning to attend to your body, your vocation, your relationships, your money, and much more

Alchemy of Glass PDF Book By Barbara Barnett

Alchemy of Glass

  • Author: Barbara Barnett
  • ISBN Code: : 1645060144
  • Publisher : Pyr
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Genre :
  • Reviews : 108 Readers
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In the catacombs of an ancient ruined monastery, a place hidden away in the Eildon Hills, a legendary land of myth, of mystery, and of magic—the place where he’d found sanctuary as a lad. The network of caves lead him to a steep, decaying staircase, where he discovers a journal, apparently written by Gaelan’s old friend Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, describing his journey to the Otherworld, a land of fairy castles and magical, turquoise rivers and filigree trees hung with Spanish moss. Falling from the journal’s pages a small piece of glass, which Gaelan recognizes as a piece long missing from a stained glass panel he’d created a century earlier. When the opalescent glass piece seems to come alive in Gaelan’s hand, he is suddenly thrust into world far from the fantastical dreamscape Conan Doyle has described. Gaelan doubts his sanity, wondering whether he is caught in an elaborate, surreal nightmare. Is it possible he has traversed a portal into the future? But how? And why? The Alchemy of Glass weaves a tale magical as spun glass and terrifying as a shattered mirror, drawing upon cutting edge science and the most ancient of Celtic mythology, intertwining the magic of fairy lore and the harsh reality of difficult choices, returning us to the world of immortal apothecary Gaelan Erceldoune, as his past, present and future collide, in an attempt to prevent a catastrophic future.

Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy and the Occult Arts PDF Book By Herbert Silberer

Hidden Symbolism of Alchemy and the Occult Arts

  • Author: Herbert Silberer
  • ISBN Code: : 1613103689
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Page : 451 pages
  • Genre : Alchemy
  • Reviews : 407 Readers
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The Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason PDF Book By John V. Fleming

The Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason

  • Author: John V. Fleming
  • ISBN Code: : 039324217X
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Page : 432 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 483 Readers
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Why spiritual and supernatural yearnings, even investigations into the occult, flourished in the era of rationalist philosophy. In The Dark Side of the Enlightenment, John V. Fleming shows how the impulses of the European Enlightenment—generally associated with great strides in the liberation of human thought from superstition and traditional religion—were challenged by tenacious religious ideas or channeled into the “darker” pursuits of the esoteric and the occult. His engaging topics include the stubborn survival of the miraculous, the Enlightenment roles of Rosicrucianism and Freemasonry, and the widespread pursuit of magic and alchemy. Though we tend not to associate what was once called alchemy with what we now call chemistry, Fleming shows that the difference is merely one of linguistic modernization. Alchemy was once the chemistry, of Arabic derivation, and its practitioners were among the principal scientists and physicians of their ages. No point is more important for understanding the strange and fascinating figures in this book than the prestige of alchemy among the learned men of the age. Fleming follows some of these complexities and contradictions of the “Age of Lights” into the biographies of two of its extraordinary offspring. The first is the controversial wizard known as Count Cagliostro, the “Egyptian” freemason, unconventional healer, and alchemist known most infamously for his ambiguous association with the Affair of the Diamond Necklace, which history has viewed as among the possible harbingers of the French Revolution and a major contributing factor in the growing unpopularity of Marie Antoinette. Fleming also reviews the career of Julie de Krüdener, the sentimental novelist, Pietist preacher, and political mystic who would later become notorious as a prophet. Impressively researched and wonderfully erudite, this rich narrative history sheds light on some lesser-known mental extravagances and beliefs of the Enlightenment era and brings to life some of the most extraordinary characters ever encountered either in history or fiction.

The Adventures of Malcolmist the Alchemist PDF Book By Malcolmist The Alchemist

The Adventures of Malcolmist the Alchemist

  • Author: Malcolmist The Alchemist
  • ISBN Code: : 1469155028
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 393 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 781 Readers
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This book I hereby introduce And hope youll put its words to use Adventures mine, and thoughtful reflection May give you readers an erection To speak metaphoric of whats to come As I increase your knowledge sum A different mystic I have been Than those who try to herd their men And alchemy is transmutation From reader boredom to elation

Infinite Jest PDF Book By David Foster Wallace

Infinite Jest

  • Author: David Foster Wallace
  • ISBN Code: : 0316073857
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Page : 1104 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 900 Readers
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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are. Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human - and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do. "The next step in fiction...Edgy, accurate, and darkly witty...Think Beckett, think Pynchon, think Gaddis. Think." --Sven Birkerts, The Atlantic

Fools' Gold PDF Book By Philippa Gregory

Fools' Gold

  • Author: Philippa Gregory
  • ISBN Code: : 1442476923
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 209 Readers
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All that glitters may well be gold in the third book in the Order of Darkness series from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory. Tasked to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice just in time for Carnival. Amid the masks, parties, and excitement, the romantic attraction between the two reaches a new intensity that neither can deny. Their romance is interrupted by the arrival of the alchemist, who may be the con artist they’ve been looking for. But as Luca starts to investigate the original charge, the alchemist reveals his true goal—he plans to create the Philosopher’s Stone, a mystical substance said to be capable of turning base metals into gold and producing the elixir of life. With pounds of undocumented gold coins and an assistant who claims to be decades older than she appears, all evidence points to the possibility that the alchemist has succeeded in his task. But as Luca and Isolde get closer to the truth, they discover that reality may be more sinister than they ever could have imagined.

A Clockwork Heart PDF Book By Liesel Schwarz

A Clockwork Heart

  • Author: Liesel Schwarz
  • ISBN Code: : 0345541294
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 159 Readers
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FOR BETTER OR CURSE. That might as well have been the wedding vow of Elle Chance and her new husband, the ex-Warlock Hugh Marsh in the second book of this edgy new series that transforms elements of urban fantasy, historical adventure, and paranormal romance into storytelling magic. As Elle devotes herself to her duties as the Oracle—who alone has the power to keep the dark designs of Shadow at bay—Marsh finds himself missing the excitement of his former life as a Warlock. So when Commissioner Willoughby of the London Metropolitan police seeks his help in solving a magical mystery, Marsh is only too happy to oblige. But in doing so, Marsh loses his heart . . . literally. In place of the flesh-and-blood organ is a clockwork device—a device that makes Marsh a kind of zombie. Nor is he the only one. A plague of clockwork zombies is afflicting London, sowing panic and whispers of revolution. Now Elle must join forces with her husband’s old friend, the Nightwalker Loisa Beladodia, to track down Marsh’s heart and restore it to his chest before time runs out. Praise for A Clockwork Heart “A Clockwork Heart is a delightful read and should appeal to readers who enjoy a mix of steampunk and magic.”—Badass Book Reviews “Enjoyable . . . will leave you begging for book three.”—More Than Just Magic “The ending will totally leave you breathless and reeling.”—Gizmo’s Reviews

The Alchemy of Happiness PDF Book By Marilyn Bowering

The Alchemy of Happiness

  • Author: Marilyn Bowering
  • ISBN Code: : 9780888784353
  • Publisher : Dundurn
  • Page : 123 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 397 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Bowering delivers poems that blend of personalities, times, and places that add up to an overall substance she sees as happiness.

The Experimental Fire PDF Book By Jennifer M. Rampling

The Experimental Fire

  • Author: Jennifer M. Rampling
  • ISBN Code: : 022671084X
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Page : 416 pages
  • Genre : Science
  • Reviews : 922 Readers
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In medieval and early modern Europe, the practice of alchemy promised extraordinary physical transformations. Who would not be amazed to see base metals turned into silver and gold, hard iron into soft water, and deadly poison into elixirs that could heal the human body? To defend such claims, alchemists turned to the past, scouring ancient books for evidence of a lost alchemical heritage and seeking to translate their secret language and obscure imagery into replicable, practical effects. Tracing the development of alchemy in England over four hundred years, from the beginning of the fourteenth century to the end of the seventeenth, Jennifer M. Rampling illuminates the role of alchemical reading and experimental practice in the broader context of national and scientific history. Using new manuscript sources, she shows how practitioners like George Ripley, John Dee, and Edward Kelley, as well as many previously unknown alchemists, devised new practical approaches to alchemy while seeking the support of English monarchs. By reconstructing their alchemical ideas, practices, and disputes, Rampling reveals how English alchemy was continually reinvented over the space of four centuries, resulting in changes to the science itself. In so doing, The Experimental Fire bridges the intellectual history of chemistry and the wider worlds of early modern patronage, medicine, and science.

Chant-All the Alchemist Fairy returning to the Source of All PDF Book By Chantal Leduc

Chant-All the Alchemist Fairy returning to the Source of All

  • Author: Chantal Leduc
  • ISBN Code: : 1452567743
  • Publisher : BalboaPress
  • Page : 276 pages
  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reviews : 593 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Do you feel that you are not connected to Mother-Earth, not grounded? Do you live according to your passions? Do you have problems with sensitivity? Do you live a life of abundance and wealth? Do you find it difficult to listen to the voice of your intuition? Here are, among many others, some of the questions to be found in this book and which are studied in depth to help you understand your relationship with yourself. The aim of this book is to guide you to your own Source; to what YOU believe! You will find it within, because ALL the re-Sources are in YOU! WARNING: This could be the most fantastic tool for personal growth … but only if… you are finally ready to move forward on your life path with Joy, Love and Happiness!

Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction PDF Book By Jessica E. Moyer

Crossover Readers' Advisory: Maximize Your Collection to Meet Reader Satisfaction

  • Author: Jessica E. Moyer
  • ISBN Code: : 144083847X
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Page : 182 pages
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reviews : 601 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Help maximize your existing collection with this browsable volume containing titles that serve double-duty with their appeal to both teens and adults and cover genres spanning crime novels, romance, horror, science fiction, and more. • Features annotations that focus on reader appeal factors • Provides lists of titles as well as tips for using them with readers • Considers the appeal of various genres to adults and young adults • Acknowledges format availability, including various digital formats

The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter PDF Book By Theodora Goss

The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter

  • Author: Theodora Goss
  • ISBN Code: : 1481466526
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 416 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 544 Readers
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Based on some of literature’s horror and science fiction classics, this “tour de force of reclaiming the narrative, executed with impressive wit and insight” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut is the story of a remarkable group of women who come together to solve the mystery of a series of gruesome murders—and the bigger mystery of their own origins. Mary Jekyll, alone and penniless following her parents’ death, is curious about the secrets of her father’s mysterious past. One clue in particular hints that Edward Hyde, her father’s former friend and a murderer, may be nearby, and there is a reward for information leading to his capture…a reward that would solve all of her immediate financial woes. But her hunt leads her to Hyde’s daughter, Diana, a feral child left to be raised by nuns. With the assistance of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, Mary continues her search for the elusive Hyde, and soon befriends more women, all of whom have been created through terrifying experimentation: Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherin Moreau, and Justine Frankenstein. When their investigations lead them to the discovery of a secret society of immoral and power-crazed scientists, the horrors of their past return. Now it is up to the monsters to finally triumph over the monstrous.

Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy PDF Book By Various Authors

Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy

  • Author: Various Authors
  • ISBN Code: : 1136191712
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 3312 pages
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Reviews : 906 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1916 and 1995, Routledge Library Editions: Alchemy (7 volume set) offers a selection of scholarship covering various facets of alchemical traditions. Some texts examine alchemy itself while some offer insight into the motives for alchemical research and others outlay portraits of people such as Giordano Bruno and John Dee.

Four Plays of Ben Johnson PDF Book By Ben Johnson

Four Plays of Ben Johnson

  • Author: Ben Johnson
  • ISBN Code: : 1434467473
  • Publisher : Wildside Press LLC
  • Page : 356 pages
  • Genre : Drama
  • Reviews : 626 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Included in this volume are: "The Alchemist," "Catiline His Conspiracy," "Bartholomew Fair," and "The Devil Is an Ass."

Faces Under Water PDF Book By Tanith Lee

Faces Under Water

  • Author: Tanith Lee
  • ISBN Code: : 1468306308
  • Publisher : ABRAMS
  • Page : 233 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 711 Readers
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“A fast start to what promises to be an exciting, innovative fantasy series” from the World Fantasy Award–winning author of Night’s Master (Publishers Weekly). In the hedonistic atmosphere of an eighteenth-century Venice Carnival, gaiety turns deadly when Furian Furiano happens upon a mask of Apollo floating in the murky waters of the canals. The mask hides a sinister art, and Furian finds himself trapped in a bizarre tangle of love, obsession, and evil, stumbling into a macabre society of murderers. The beautiful but elusive Eurydiche holds the key to these murders and leads him further into a labyrinth of black magic and ancient alchemy. Why do secrets from Furian’s past seem tied to the mysterious Eurydiche? In Tanith Lee’s brilliantly imagined world of violence and terror, Furian must find a way to survive and stem the obsession driving him toward his hidden destiny.

The Lights of Prague PDF Book By Nicole Jarvis

The Lights of Prague

  • Author: Nicole Jarvis
  • ISBN Code: : 1789093961
  • Publisher : Titan Books (US, CA)
  • Page : 416 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 718 Readers
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For readers of VE Schwab and The Witcher, science and magic clash in atmospheric gaslight-era Prague. In the quiet streets of Prague all manner of mysterious creatures lurk in the shadows. Unbeknownst to its citizens, their only hope against the tide of predators are the dauntless lamplighters – secret elite of monster hunters whose light staves off the darkness each night. Domek Myska leads a life teeming with fraught encounters with the worst kind of evil: pijavice, bloodthirsty and soulless vampiric creatures. Despite this, Domek finds solace in his moments spent in the company of his friend, the clever and beautiful Lady Ora Fischerová - a widow with secrets of her own. When Domek finds himself stalked by the spirit of the White Lady - a ghost who haunts the baroque halls of Prague castle – he stumbles across the sentient essence of a will-o’-the-wisp captured in a mysterious container. Now, as its bearer, Domek wields its power, but the wisp, known for leading travellers to their deaths, will not be so easily controlled. After discovering a conspiracy amongst the pijavice that could see them unleash terror on the daylight world, Domek finds himself in a race against those who aim to twist alchemical science for their own dangerous gain.

The Trials of Seffin Phel: The Alchemist PDF Book By Stephen Monteith

The Trials of Seffin Phel: The Alchemist

  • Author: Stephen Monteith
  • ISBN Code: : 1387868365
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 947 Readers
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The second novelette in the Seffin Phel series. Seffin left his home to find something bigger; but now, the future he's chosen could lead straight to his doom. He's apprenticed to the greatest crime lord in the kingdom, and that association has landed him in the middle of a plot that could cripple the Kingdom of Mer'cil. As dangerous as the situation is, there may be even more for him to worry about, as an alchemist from the west could be playing a much larger game; and the king's men are ever watchful for anyone who might be involved in treason.

An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors PDF Book By Curtis Craddock

An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors

  • Author: Curtis Craddock
  • ISBN Code: : 0765389614
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Page : 384 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 716 Readers
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An Alchemy of Masques and Mirrors is Curtis Craddock's delightful and engrossing fantasy debut featuring a genius heroine and her guardian, a royal musketeer, which Brandon Sanderson calls, "A great read!" Born with a physical disability, no magical talent, and a precocious intellect, Princess Isabelle des Zephyrs has lived her life being underestimated by her family and her kingdom. The only person who appreciates her true self is Jean-Claude, the fatherly musketeer who had guarded her since birth. All shall change, however, when an unlikely marriage proposal is offered, to the second son of a dying king in an empire collapsing into civil war. But the last two women betrothed to this prince were murdered, and a sorcerer-assassin is bent on making Isabelle the third. Isabelle and Jean-Claude plunge into a great maze of prophecy, intrigue, and betrayal, where everyone wears masks of glamour and lies. Step by dangerous step, Isabelle must unravel the lies of her enemies and discovers a truth more perilous than any deception. “A setting fabulous and strange, heroes to cheer for, villains to detest, a twisty, tricky plot — I love this novel!” —Lawrence Watt Evans “A thrilling adventure full of palace intrigue, mysterious ancient mechanisms, and aerial sailing ships!” —David D. Levine At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Dark Vision PDF Book By Debbie Johnson

Dark Vision

  • Author: Debbie Johnson
  • ISBN Code: : 1473583926
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 963 Readers
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Lily McCain is cursed. With just one touch she can see a person’s future, whether it’s a good fortune or a terrible fate. Afraid of the potent visions she foresees, she distances herself from the world, succumbing to a life of solitude. But at the touch of a mysterious stranger – who has powers of his own – Lily sees a new, chilling future for herself: one where she is fated to make a terrible choice... A Daily Express magazine 'Must Read!' Debbie Johnson is also winner of the Best Short Romance for Pippa's Cornish Dream at the Love Stories Awards 2015.