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I cacciatori di vampiri. La saga completa dei Gardella
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854144290
Pages: 1376
Year: 2012-06-13
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5 libri in 1Cacciatori di vampiri • La condanna del vampiro • La rivolta dei vampiri • Il crepuscolo dei vampiri • Il bacio del vampiroIn un unico volume, tutti gli episodi di una saga tenebrosa, sexy e avvincente che ha conquistato il cuore di milioni di lettori in tutto il mondoDa generazioni i Gardella sono cacciatori di vampiri: al compimento della maggiore età i discendenti sono chiamati ad accettare il destino della famiglia. Questa volta la prescelta è Victoria. Mentre la sua vita scorre tra sontuose sale da ballo e vicoli solitari illuminati dalla luna, il suo cuore è diviso tra il più ambito scapolo di Londra, il marchese di Rockley, e il suo enigmatico alleato, Sebastian Vioget. Ma quando si ritroverà faccia a faccia con il più potente vampiro mai esistito, Victoria dovrà compiere la scelta estrema tra amore e dovere...È solo la prima delle tante sfide che attendono la coraggiosa cacciatrice di vampiri, in una straordinaria, eccitante serie che ha appassionato milioni di lettori. Cacciatori di vampiri, La condanna del vampiro, La rivolta dei vampiri, Il crepuscolo dei vampiri e Il bacio del vampiro: in un unico volume tutte le avventure della saga dei Gardella, un’avvincente storia di sangue, amore e morte, tra gli splendori e le ombre dell’Europa di inizio Ottocento.Colleen Gleasonscrive per passione sin da quando era bambina. È sposata e ha tre figli. Il suo sito internet è www.colleengleason.com. Dall’idea di ambientare nell’Inghilterra di inizio Ottocento le storie di un’eroina ammazzavampiri come Buffy (la protagonista della serie TV preferita da Colleen) è nata la saga dei Gardella: Cacciatori di vampiri, La condanna del vampiro, La rivolta dei vampiri, Il crepuscolo dei vampiri e Il bacio del vampiro. Con lo pseudonimo di Joss Ware ha scritto la saga I diari delle tenebre, anch’essa pubblicata da Newton Compton.
The Rest Falls Away: Victoria Gardella Vampire Slayer
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: AVID PRESS
ISBN: 1931419515
Pages: 368
Year: 2014-09-15
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The award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Colleen Gleason's International Bestselling Gardella Vampire Hunter Series. "Sophisticated, sexy, surprising!" —J.R. Ward "Colleen Gleason’s irresistible...series is deliciously dark and delightfully entertaining." —Chicago Tribune "Gleason’s publishing debut turns vampire stories—and romances—on their ear." —Detroit Free Press Beneath the glitter of dazzling nineteenth century London Society lurks a bloodthirsty evil... Vampires have always lived among them, quietly attacking unsuspecting debutantes and dandified lords as well as hackney drivers and Bond Street milliners. If not for the vampire slayers of the Gardella family, these immortal creatures would have long ago taken control of the world. In every generation, a Gardella is called to accept the family legacy, and this time, Victoria Gardella Grantworth is chosen, on the eve of her debut, to carry the stake. But as she moves between the crush of ballrooms and dangerous moonlit streets, Victoria’s heart is torn between London’s most eligible bachelor, the Marquess of Rockley, and her dark, dangerous duty. And when she comes face-to-face with the most powerful vampire in history, Victoria must ultimately make a choice between duty and love. This is a five-book series about Victoria Gardella, Vampire Hunter. The series should be read in order to avoid spoilers. The series is: The Rest Falls Away Rises the Night The Bleeding Dusk When Twilight Burns As Shadows Fade All five books are now available. ______ Praise for The Gardella Vampire Hunters Series "The undead rise to great heights through Gleason's phenomenal storytelling. She creates a chilling world with the perfect atmosphere of fear and sexual tension." —Romantic Times "Gleason keeps upping the ante with each novel, weaving the characters around her readers with each engaging conversation and narrative, every stage set of all the appropriate gothic gloom and melting beauty." —Book Fetish "...Above all, the writing is what recommends this book most. Gleason's writing is sharp and taut, which makes for excellent action sequences, and a plot that travels quickly from the start. The writing strength alone gives me ample reassurance that this potentially plot-heavy series is in the right hands. I'm definitely looking forward to the next installment." —Smart Bitches, Trashy Books
As Shadows Fade
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: AVID PRESS
ISBN: 1931419558
Pages: 368
Year: 2014-09-15
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The final entry in award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Colleen Gleason's International Bestselling Gardella Vampire Hunter Series. "Vampires have met their match with Victoria Gardella,"* but now the huntress faces an even greater evil as London is besieged by malevolent entities no mortal was ever meant to encounter... Directly descended from the very first vampire hunter in the Gardella family, Victoria knows she must continue the lineage so humanity will have protectors against the undead. While Sebastian Vioget appears to both the perfect warrior and lover to ensure the Gardella Legacy, Victoria cannot forget Max Pesaro--the former slayer still haunted by the vampire queen Lilith's obsession with him. But it is Lilith's obsession that may save all of humanity. Demons, enemies of both mortals and the undead, have found their way to earth. To defeat them, vampires and slayers must fight side by side. But Lilith wants Max in return for her cooperation--a small price for the world, but too high a price for Victoria. "Addictively readable." --The Chicago Tribune *Kady Cross, bestselling author of The Girl in the Steel Corset
Rises the Night
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 045122146X
Pages: 343
Year: 2007
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As a powerful vampire learns how to control the souls of the dead, Lady Victoria, a vampire slayer and Venator, must race against time to save humanity with the help of an untrustworthy man named Sebastian after she is betrayed by her allies. Original.
The Bleeding Dusk
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101211644
Pages: 368
Year: 2008-02-05
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
When Twilight Burns
Author: Colleen Gleason
Publisher: AVID PRESS
ISBN: 193141954X
Pages: 354
Year: 2014-09-15
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The fourth volume in award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Colleen Gleason's International Bestselling Gardella Vampire Hunter Series. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer meets Jane Austen." —The Book Standard "...Enough dark, angsty touches that I was utterly wrung out by the end. It is also so good I couldn't wait to get online to see when the next in the series will come out." —All About Romance "Gleason’s publishing debut...turns vampire stories—and romances—on their ear." —Detroit Free Press After narrowly escaping from Rome, Lady Victoria Gardella returns to London, where not even sunrise can stop a vampire's carnage... Ruining Victoria's homecoming, a vampire stalks the streets of London--during the daylight. Not only is Victoria unable to detect the vampire with her heightened senses, but she's being framed as the prime suspect behind the killings. Meanwhile, her heart is still divided between the enigmatic Sebastian Vioget and her fellow slayer Max Pesaro. The battle is made even more difficult by the legacy of a vampire's touch--a vampire who left in Victoria's veins boiling blood that forces her fight evil on two fronts: against the new breed of undead threatening London...and against the darkness within herself. "A series that is unique, sexy, and definitely very intense." —Romance Reader at Heart This is a five-book series about Victoria Gardella, Vampire Hunter. The series should be read in order to avoid spoilers. The series is: The Rest Falls Away Rises the Night The Bleeding Dusk When Twilight Burns As Shadows Fade All five books are now available.
The Turning
Author: Jennifer Armintrout
ISBN: 0778303985
Pages: 379
Year: 2010
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I am no coward. I want to make that perfectly clear. But after my life turned into a horror movie, I take fear a lot more seriously now. I finally became Dr Carrie Ames just eight months ago. Then I was attacked in the hospital morgue by a vampire. Now I m a vampire and it turns out I have a blood tie to the monster who sired me. And of course he's one of the most evil vampires on earth. With my sire hell-bent on turning me into a soulless killer and his sworn enemy set to exterminate me, things couldn't get much worse except I m attracted to them both. Drinking blood, living as an immortal demon and being a pawn between two warring vampire factions isn't exactly how I'd imagined my future. But, as my father used to say, the only way to conquer fear is to face it. So that ­s what I ll do. Fangs bared. Love Sookie Stackhouse and Bella Swan? It ­s time to meet newly turned vampire Carrie Ames.
Autumn Rose (The Dark Heroine, Book 2)
Author: Abigail Gibbs
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007505000
Pages: 416
Year: 2014-01-30
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The highly anticipated sequel to The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire
Circle of Heroes
Author: Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062190113
Pages: 336
Year: 2012-09-04
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Aldwyn, a street-smart alley cat, pretended he had telekinetic powers so young wizard Jack would chose him as a familiar. Aldwyn then learned that he and two other familiars—Skylar the blue jay and Gilbert the tree frog—were destined to undertake a perilous quest to defeat Paksahara, an evil hare who’d been familiar to the queen. In Circle of Heroes, the third book of The Familiars series for middle-grade readers, Paksahara and her undead animal army control the Shifting Fortress. Aldwyn and his friends have to recapture it to return magic to the queendom of Vastia. Fans of The Guardians of Ga’hoole series and Erin Hunter’s Warriors books will love the mix of humor, magic, and animal adventure story in Circle of Heroes by Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson.
Shadow Bound
Author: Rachel Vincent
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459229975
Pages: 400
Year: 2012-06-01
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Kori Daniels is a shadow-walker, able to travel instantly from one shadow to another. After weeks of confinement for betraying her boss, she's ready to break free of the Tower syndicate for good. But Jake Tower has one final job for Kori, one chance to secure freedom for herself and her sister, Kenley, even if it means taking it from someone else.… The job? Recruit Ian Holt—or kill him. Ian's ability to manipulate the dark has drawn interest from every syndicate in the world, most notably an invitation from Jake Tower. Though he has no interest in organized crime, Ian accepts the invite, because he's on a mission of his own. Ian has come to kill Tower's top Binder: Kori's little sister. Amid the tangle of lies, an unexpected thread of truth connecting Ian and Kori comes to light. But with opposing goals, they'll have to choose between love and liberty….
The Secret Circle: The Hunt
Author: L. J. Smith
Publisher: HarperTeen
ISBN: 0062130439
Pages: 288
Year: 2013-09-10
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The Hunt, from the bestselling author of The Vampire Diaries L. J. Smith, is a dangerously exciting tale of love, witchcraft, and the supernatural, perfect for fans of the Beautiful Creatures series. Cassie's life is far from ordinary. Her best friends are a coven of witches and her relationship with her boyfriend, Adam, is written in the stars. As the leader of the Secret Circle, it is up to her to keep them safe. But then Cassie's evil half sister surfaces, determined to take Cassie's place in the Secret Circle. And a band of powerful witch-hunters begins targeting the group, determined to destroy them. Will the circle remain intact despite the powerfully evil magic that has infiltrated their ring? And will Cassie survive this ultimate battle between good and evil?
When the Eagle Hunts
Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: Headline
ISBN: 0755350839
Pages: 448
Year: 2008-09-04
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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! WHEN THE EAGLE HUNTS is the compelling third novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. For fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. 'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent Britannia, AD 44. Cato, a thoughtful junior officer in the Roman army, and his commanding centurion, Macro, are simply pawns in Rome's lust to conquer Britain. During the freezing winter, the two men and their legion fight the native savages in hand-to-hand battles that haunt Cato for days after. But in a place full of enemies, the most vicious are the Druids of the Dark Moon; brutal, merciless men who have captured the wife and children of General Plautius himself. So Macro and Cato are given a mission: to travel deep into enemy territory and recover the hostages. If they fail, the fate of the Roman army may just hang in the balance...
5 Editors Tackle the 12 Fatal Flaws of Fiction Writing
Author: C S Lakin, Linda S Clare, Christy Distler
Publisher: Ubiquitous Press
ISBN: 0986134716
Pages: 336
Year: 2015-11-29
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Don't fall victim to the 12 fatal flaws of fiction writing Fiction writers often struggle to improve their craft And the biggest challenge comes from the inability to see what isn't working. The prose feels off. The scene isn't gelling. The dialogue sounds stilted or clunky. But they don't know why or how to fix it. This book lays it all out 5 Editors Tackle the Twelve Fatal Flaws of Fiction Writing demonstrates the deadly dozen pitfalls on the road to a strong story, along with revisions that show writers exactly how to avoid novel failure. No other writing craft book offers such detailed instruction in how to spot and remedy the major flaws of fiction writing. What makes this book an important addition to a writer's bookshelf? More than 60 Before and After passages showcase each of the twelve fatal flaws, which are then picked apart and examined to help writers spot these flaws in their own writing and fix them. Five editors with extensive background in both editing fiction and writing novels bring a wealth of insights, examples, and solutions to these flaws, using various genre styles and POVs. Each chapter ends with a checklist to help writers seek and destroy these fatal flaws in their manuscript, followed by bonus Before and After passages to help them test what they've learned. This in-depth guide to self-editing is an invaluable resource for any writer of any genre. It shows, not just tells, how to write better fiction. Using it, you'll be armed with the tools and skills you need to conquer the twelve fatal flaws of fiction writing. Here are some of the 12 fatal flaws: Overwriting-the most egregious and common flaw in fiction writing.Nothin' Happenin'-Too many stories take too long to get going. Learn what it means to start in medias res.Weak Construction-It sneaks in at the level of words and sentences, and rears up in up in the form of passive voice, ing verbs, and misplaced modifiers.Too Much Backstory-the bane of many manuscripts. Backstory has its place, but too often it serves as an info dump and bogs down pacing.POV Violations-Head hopping, characters knowing things they can't know, and foreshadowing are just some of the many POV violations explored.Telling instead of Showing-Writers have heard this admonition, but there's a lot to understanding how and when to show instead of tell.Lack of Pacing and Tension-Many factors affect pacing and tension: clunky passages, mundane dialogue, unimportant information, and so much more.Flawed Dialogue Construction-Writers need to learn to balance speech and narrative tags and avoid "on the nose" speech."Underwriting"-just as fatal as overwriting. Too often scenes are lacking the necessary actions, descriptions, and details needed to bring them to life.Description Deficiencies and Excesses-Learning how to balance description is challenging, and writers need to choose wisely just what to describe and in what way. Don't be left in the dark. Learn what causes these flaws and apply the fixes in your own stories. No one need suffer novel failure. You don't have to be brilliant or talented to write strong fiction. You just need to be forewarned and forearmed to be able to tackle these culprits. And this book will give you all the weapons and knowledge you need. "This book should be on every writer's bookshelf." -Cheryl Kaye Tardif, international best-selling author
Scribes, Script, and Books
Author: Leila Avrin
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910386
Pages: 356
Year: 2010
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In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.
Latin Palaeography
Author: Bernhard Bischoff
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521367263
Pages: 291
Year: 1990-04-12
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First published in 1979, this work, by the greatest living authority on medieval palaeography, offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date account in any language of the history of Latin script. It contains a detailed account of the role of the book in cultural history from antiquity to the Renaissance and outlines the history of book illumination. By setting the development of Latin script in its cultural context, it provides an unrivalled introduction to the nature of medieval Latin culture.

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