Description : The powerful sequel to the bestselling THE OCCULT "A major work...An extraordinary tour de force, [this book] will materially help to bring both sides (science and paranormal studies) together in a way which could lead to real and important advances in our view of the universe..." —New Scientist MYSTERIES is the powerful and enlightening sequel to Wilson’s bestselling masterwork, THE OCCULT, continuing the investigation, through Wilson's extraordinary first-hand experiences, into the paranormal, the occult, and the supernatural. Through personal experience, Colin Wilson discovered that human beings consist of a ladder—or hierarchy—of selves, whose upper members may be called upon at will for personal transformation and deep knowledge. His new-found knowledge spurred him to write MYSTERIES, an attempt to apply his theory to all paranormal phenomena, from precognition to Uri Geller's spoon bending. He presents detailed studies of hauntings, possession and demonic hypnosis, as well as magic, the Kabbalah, and astrology. At the heart of his work is a fascinating discussion of the Great Secret of the alchemists, which he sees as the key to the mystery of the ladder of selves.
Description : New York Times bestselling author B. J. Daniels delivers another Cardwell Ranch keeper! When Deputy Sheriff Austin Cardwell rescues a woman in the worst blizzard to hit Big Sky, Montana, in years, it's only the beginning. The dark-haired beauty has no memory of who she is and who—or what—she was fleeing. But she's clearly terrified of the stranger who shows up at the hospital claiming to be her husband. From Cardwell Ranch to the snowy wilds of Idaho, Austin vows to uncover her true identity…before her violent past destroys any hope of a future together. In reader-favorite A Woman with a Mystery, Holly Barrows had raced into the arms of Slade Rawlins a year ago. Then she'd mysteriously vanished, only to return with an outrageous claim of a baby and kidnapping. Any baby she'd had would have been Slade's, and he was consumed by his need to protect Holly and locate their child before his family was lost…forever.
Description : In honor of the 70th birthday of Professor Douglas G. Greene, mystery genre scholar and publisher, this book offers 24 new essays and two reprinted classics on detective fiction by contributors around the world, including ten Edgar (Mystery Writers of America) winners and nominees. The essays cover a myriad of authors and books from more than a century, from J.S. Fletcher’s The Investigators, originally serialized in 1901, to P.D. James’ Death Comes to Pemberley, published at the end of 2011. Subjects covered include detective fiction in the Edwardian era and the “Golden Age” between the two world wars; hard-boiled detective fiction; mysteries and intellectuals; and pastiches, short stories and radio plays.
Description : The true story of Ira Einhorn, the Philadelphia antiwar crusader, environmental activist, and New Age guru with a murderous dark side. During the cultural shockwaves of the 1960s and ’70s, Ira Einhorn—nicknamed the “Unicorn”—was the leading radical voice for the antiwar movement at the University of Pennsylvania. At his side were such noted activists as Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin. A brilliantly articulate advocate for peace in a turbulent era, he rallied followers toward the growing antiestablishment causes of free love, drugs, and radical ecological reform. In 1979, when the mummified remains of his girlfriend, Holly Maddux, a Bryn Mawr flower child from Tyler, Texas, were found in a trunk in his apartment, Einhorn claimed a CIA frame-up. Incredibly, the network of influential friends, socialites, and powerful politicians he’d charmed and manipulated over the years supported him. Represented by renowned district attorney and future senator Arlen Specter, Einhorn was released on bail. But before trial, he fled the country to an idyllic town in the French wine region and disappeared. It would take more than twenty years—and two trials—to finally bring Einhorn to justice. Based on more than two years of research and 250 interviews, as well as the chilling private journals of Einhorn and Maddux, prize-winning journalist Steven Levy paints an astonishing and complicated portrait of a man motivated by both genius and rage. The basis for 1998 NBC television miniseries The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer, The Unicorn’s Secret is a “spellbinding sociological/true crime study,” revealing the dark and tragic dimensions of a man who defined an era, only to shatter its ideals (Publishers Weekly).
Description : The author draws on her teaching background to share new writing guidelines and outline the steps for a personal or group writing retreat, providing coverage of such topics as working in silence and writing without criticism.