The Stranger Times

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Author: C.K.McDonnell

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473577306

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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'Wonderfully dark, extremely funny' proclaimed ADAM KAY, author of the No.1 bestselling This is Going to Hurt 'A filmic romp with great characters, a jet-propelled plot, and a winning premise' said the GUARDIAN JASON MANFORD thinks it's 'Hilarious. You'll never look at Manchester the same way again.' The Chronicles of St Mary's series author JODI TAYLOR declared 'I loved this . . . great premise - great story - great characters . . . hugely enjoyable.' And THE TIMES called it 'ripping entertainment from start to finish.' There are dark forces at work in our world (and in Manchester in particular), so thank God The Stranger Times is on hand to report them . . . A weekly newspaper dedicated to the weird and the wonderful (but mostly the weird), it is the go-to publication for the unexplained and inexplicable. At least that's their pitch. The reality is rather less auspicious. Their editor is a drunken, foul-tempered and foul-mouthed husk of a man who thinks little of the publication he edits. His staff are a ragtag group of misfits. And as for the assistant editor . . . well, that job is a revolving door - and it has just revolved to reveal Hannah Willis, who's got problems of her own. When tragedy strikes in her first week on the job The Stranger Times is forced to do some serious investigating. What they discover leads to a shocking realisation: some of the stories they'd previously dismissed as nonsense are in fact terrifyingly real. Soon they come face-to-face with darker forces than they could ever have imagined. The Stranger Times is the first novel from C.K. McDonnell, the pen name of Caimh McDonnell. It combines his distinctive dark wit with his love of the weird and wonderful to deliver a joyous celebration of how truth really can be stranger than fiction. Readers love The Stranger Times: ***** 'A delight from start to finish - laugh out loud funny yet with plenty of thrills.' ***** 'Full of wit and humour, and knows how to keep the reader hooked.' ***** 'You'll soon fall in love . . . fans of Pratchett, Gaiman, Aaronovich will be blown away.'

Hiker and the Stranger

He had heard the plea in the Stranger's voice. “No one hates the Stranger more than I. Give me your hand and look in my eyes, Stranger.

Author: C. E. Young

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1491709200

Category: Fiction

Page: 310

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Boaz Hiker—called Bo by his friends—enjoys the trappings of success: a large home in suburban Pennsylvania, a beautiful wife and daughter, and a job controlling other people’s money. Even so, something is missing. Before he can figure out what it is, the world descends into darkness, and Bo begins a perilous journey in the attempt to reunite with his family. Traveling through a bizarre new world, Hiker meets prophets, priests, and pilgrims—and eventually encounters a mysterious, unnamed Stranger with tremendous powers. His only guides are a compass of unsurpassed craftsmanship and his own moral compass. These guides will determine whether he can save his wife, his daughter, and the rest of humanity. In this dramatic, post-apocalyptic tale of good versus evil, one good man must make the right decisions and overcome obstacles to save the world. If he doesn’t, a fallen angel will rule over a dark and evil world. Cover illustration by Billie Michael

The Stranger

Not only would it be a nearly impossible getaway, but he would be stuck with the guilt of betraying the Casi and taking the ship for himself.

Author: Faris Naimi

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1524528374

Category: Fiction

Page: 178

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It is the 2107th year under the rule of the Imperial Padi Dynasty. The trade ship Gypsy is sent beyond the boundaries of the human empire of Eden, but its pilot, Samir Tahan, learns that this is far more than the average delivery run. Samir finds himself stuck with the primitive and mysterious people of the Casi Village with nearly no chance of returning home. After learning about a bizarre phenomenon that the villagers call the Choosing, Samir understands that he is the only one who truly understands what the Choosing is. It becomes up to him to put an end to it once and for all. Laern is the twenty-two-year-old leader of a determined band of pirates. Once he is contracted by Andrew Hoeffman, infamous CEO of the Angelica Corporation, Laern becomes caught in a corporate plot that steers him toward his ambitious dream. But that same plot threatens his life, drags him into the Choosing, and carries him toward his calamitous encounter with the stranger.

Beware of the Stranger

dark-haired stranger who walked in caught and held her attention. Although Samantha had been living in the small town less than a month, intuition told her ...

Author: Janet Dailey

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497612799

Category: Fiction

Page: 124

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A beautiful heiress in upstate New York can’t resist a mysterious stranger in this entry in the New York Times–bestselling author’s Americana series. Discover romance across America with Janet Dailey’s classic series featuring a love story set in each of the fifty states. A New York Times–bestselling author with over 300 million copies of her books in print, Dailey transports you to the picturesque northern border of New York State in Beware of the Stranger. Samantha Jones is a small town journalist with a big secret. She is actually Samantha Gentry, daughter of one of New York’s most famous and powerful moguls. At twenty-two, she’s decided that finding true love isn’t easy for an heiress. But she’s willing to change her mind when she meets a man who knows her secret—and claims to have a message from her father. Soon, the handsome stranger has Samantha traveling by boat to a remote island along the St. Lawrence River. But who is Chris Andrews and what does he want? Why isn’t Samantha allowed to leave the island? A prisoner of the passionate lover whose motives she can’t begin to fathom, she is also a hostage to the powerful desires he awakens in her. And surrendering her heart could demand the highest ransom of all.

The Stranger in Goldrush

The Stranger in Goldrush is fun reading from start to finish! Looking forward to more of Tana James from author Sheila Bush!

Author: Sheila Bush

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1602474370

Category: Fiction

Page: 315

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She'd escaped the lights of Broadway and a bad marriage in New York, to go into business in Goldrush, with her cousin, Jenni. Life was peaceful and simple; that is, until the cast and crew of The Stranger came to town. Soon, Tana is entangled with past scandals, tabloid gossip, and an unwanted attraction to the show's irresistibly handsome leading man, Travis Allen. If that wasn't enough to upend her world, she suddenly finds herself the prime suspect of a bizarre crime committed in their virtually crime free town. Surrounded by dozens of possible suspects and motives, pursued by Travis's attentions, the story-hungry tabloids, a sharp former homicide detective, and her own past, Tana's Rocky Mountain world is shaken to its core. Somehow, for the sake of her home and her very life, she has to find out who really is "The Stranger in Goldrush."

The Stranger and Tessa Jones

managed to hoist his head and torso onto the too-short wooden slats. She tucked the coat around him tighter and wrapped the blanket around the coat and ...

Author: Christine Rimmer

Publisher: Silhouette

ISBN: 1426826494

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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After being dumped by her boyfriend, Tessa wasn't taking nonsense from any man. But how could she turn away this injured stranger who'd stumbled onto her property in the middle of a blizzard? A man who didn't know who he was or how he'd ended up in the California Sierras… He couldn't recall his name, but there was no mystery about his tender passion for the woman who'd saved his life. With no memory of the past—only recurring images of a Texas ranch—what could he offer Tessa? Just a life together, if she was willing to take a risk on the future, no matter where it led….

The Stranger on the Train

It wasn't easy, contacting a complete stranger out of the blue. Although, as Emma reminded herself, Sasha was Ritchie's aunt! Still, though, a stranger.

Author: Abbie Taylor

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476754977

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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A mother’s worst nightmare: the subway doors close with her baby son still on the train. In this suspenseful debut novel, a woman goes to unimaginable lengths to get her child back. A struggling, single mother, Emma sometimes wishes that her thirteen-month-old son Ritchie would just disappear. Then, one quiet Sunday evening, after a sinister encounter on the London Underground—Ritchie does just that. Emma immediately reports his abduction to the police but there she faces a much worse situation than she ever imagined. Why do the police seem so reluctant to help her? And why do they think she would want hurt her own child? If Emma wants Ritchie back, she’ll have to find him herself. With the help of a stranger named Rafe, the one person who seems to believe her, Emma sets off in search of her son. She is determined to find Ritchie no matter what it takes…but who exactly is the real enemy here? With dark twists and intertwining narratives, The Stranger on the Train is an unforgettable novel of psychological suspense that you will keep you guessing until the shattering finale.

The Stranger From The Sea

Since he discovered to me his passion for the properties of strong steam – since we had it out ... THE STRANGER FROM THE SEA The eighth Poldark novel Winston.

Author: Winston Graham

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330523244

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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The Stranger From the Sea is the eighth novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, and continues the story after the fifth TV series, which has become an international phenomenon, starring Aidan Turner. Cornwall 1810. The Poldark family awaits the return of Ross from his mission to Wellington's army in Portugal. But their ordered existence ends with Jeremy Poldark's dramatic rescue of the stranger from the sea. Stephen Carrington's arrival in the Poldark household changes all their lives. For Clowance and Jeremy in particular, the children of Ross and Demelza, Stephen's advent is the key to a new world – one of both love and danger. The Stranger From The Sea is followed by the ninth book in the Poldark series, The Miller's Dance.




The Stranger

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES! A secret destroys a man’s perfect life and sends him on a collision course with a deadly conspiracy in this shocking thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben.

Author: Harlan Coben

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698186206

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 947

NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES! A secret destroys a man’s perfect life and sends him on a collision course with a deadly conspiracy in this shocking thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Harlan Coben. The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. Their identity is unknown. Their motives are unclear. Their information is undeniable. Then they whisper a few words in your ear and disappear, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world... Adam Price has a lot to lose: a comfortable marriage to a beautiful woman, two wonderful sons, and all the trappings of the American Dream: a big house, a good job, a seemingly perfect life. Then he runs into the Stranger. When he learns a devastating secret about his wife, Corinne, he confronts her, and the mirage of perfection disappears as if it never existed at all. Soon Adam finds himself tangled in something far darker than even Corinne's deception, and realizes that if he doesn't make exactly the right moves, the conspiracy he’s stumbled into will not only ruin lives—it will end them.




The Stranger and I Mills Boon Intrigue

ISBN: 9781408962299 The Stranger and I © Carol Ericson 2007 First Published in Great Britain in 2007 Harlequin (UK) Limited Eton House, 1824 Paradise Road, ...

Author: Carol Ericson

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 1408962292

Category: Fiction

Page: 218

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HE WAS A SECRET AGENT WITH SPECIAL TRAINING...AND SHE WAS AT HIS MERCY


Cecilia And The Stranger Mills Boon Vintage 90s Modern

ISBN: 9781408987865 Cecilia And The Stranger © Elizabeth Bass 1995 First Published in Great Britainin1995 Harlequin (UK)Limited Eton House, ...

Author: Liz Ireland

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 1408987864

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Desperate Trussed up in tweet and a suitably righteous manner, Jake Reed hoped he'd pass as a schoolmaster long enough to elude the gunman on his trail.

The Stranger

A Novel Titus Popovici. ਦੇ ਨਾਮ ਤੇ ਆ ਗਈ । TITUS POPOVICI - THB STRANGER Illustrations : P . Nazarie.

Author: Titus Popovici

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Intellectuals

Page: 670

View: 365

Novel of the political awakening of a young Romanian intellectual in 1944.