Scissors by Ray Garton

By Ray Garton

When he used to be a boy, Stuart Mullond’s mom held him down whereas his urologist Dr. Ferguson played a scientific strategy on him that used to be so traumatizing and humiliating that its painful reminiscence stayed with him for many years. For his whole existence, his nightmares were haunted by means of the snick-snick-snick of the doctor’s scissors.

Now a divorced, unemployed grownup with a afflicted teenage son, Stuart is attempting to carry his lifestyles together...when Dr. Ferguson unexpectedly indicates up back. He’s now not restrained to nightmares anymore. He’s very actual. And he's made up our minds to accomplish that very same terrible method on Stuart’s son. yet most of these years later, Dr. Ferguson appears to be like precisely as he did whilst Stuart was once a boy. And he’s saved his scissors great and sharp ...

Snick-snick-snick! 

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Il lato oscuro (Italian Edition) by Gabriella Izzi Benedetti

By Gabriella Izzi Benedetti

Una pianta rigogliosa, rara e bellissima troneggia nel lussuoso salotto di Lory; los angeles donna riversa sullo straordinario esemplare tutte le sue attenzioni, trovandosi spesso sola nel silenzio della sua villa, in quell’atollo dell’Oceano dove ha seguito Daniele, suo marito, ricercatore e scienziato lanciato in una brillante carriera. Una vita patinata, condotta in realtà su due binari diversi; Lory soffre los angeles distanza di lui, assorto nel lavoro, lo sente allontanarsi, assorbito nei suoi studi, sempre più ripiegato su se stesso. l. a. pianta sembra colmare quel vuoto d’amore che in Lory dilaga, ingoiando attese, desideri e ricordi. l. a. pianta sembra capire, comprendere, consolare. Un mistero l’avvolge, un fascino irresistibile dietro al quale si cela un terribile segreto; tutta los angeles vita davanti, tutta l. a. vita intera, tutto quanto los angeles circonda e l. a. riempie rischia di precipitare, dapprima sotto le provocazioni sottili del dubbio, poi travolto nella cruda verità di tradimenti e menzogne.
Il lato oscuro è un romanzo travolgente, una lettura appassionante, una spystory ricca di personaggi indimenticabili, interamente immersa in una atmosfera di suspense e tensione che tiene il lettore con il fiato sospeso fino all’ultima scena, spettatore di vicende e intrighi raccontati con abilità straordinaria.

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Le Tableau noir: Récit de souvenirs d'enfance (COLLECTION by Alphonse Layaz

By Alphonse Layaz

Donner vie à ses souvenirs d’enfance

A l’exemple de Gorki, faut-il avoir subi toutes les misères et senti toutes les beautés du monde, pour oser s’attaquer aux souvenirs de l’enfance, exhumés de l. a. mémoire avec l. a. fulgurance de l’éclair ? Mémoires séquentielles qui expliquent l’amour de los angeles liberté et de l. a. justice mais aussi l. a. violence, l. a. tendresse, los angeles rébellion que pimentent et adoucissent tout à l. a. fois l’humour et los angeles satire de soi-même.

Plongée au can pay de l’enfance d’Alphonse Layaz

EXTRAIT

« Ce sont les hommes qui amènent leurs fils à l’école le superior jour » : d’un geste inhabituel, mon père m’empoigne l. a. major qu’il serre très castle à me faire mal. Je le regarde mais lui ne me voit pas. On dirait qu’il a hâte d’arriver ; j’ai de l. a. peine à le suivre. Mon sac d’école ballotte dans mon dos ; on entend qu’il n’y a pas grand-chose dedans : une règle, une plume à bec, une boîte de crayons de couleur Caran d’Ache. Jeudi dernier, je suis allé avec ma mère aux Galeries Vaudoises. Le sac, c’est moi qui l’ai choisi : il est rouge avec des lanières blanches, aux couleurs de l. a. Suisse.

CE QU’EN PENSE los angeles CRITIQUE

« L'écrivain, poète et peintre Alphonse Layaz a atteint l'âge où les souvenirs se décantent. Et justement, il prend un plaisir communicatif à les laisser vagabonder et à les partager avec le lecteur. Le Tableau noir est un voyage au can pay de l'enfance, un voyage dans le temps, dans les plis de los angeles Broye fribourgeoise. » - Marlène Métrailler, Radio Télévision Suisse

A PROPOS DE L’AUTEUR

Alphonse Layaz est né à Fétigny, dans l. a. Broye fribourgeoise en 1940. Il vit actuellement dans le Chablais. Très tôt, il mène de entrance plusieurs activités : journalisme, écriture, peinture.
Il est l’auteur de pièces radiophoniques, de romans, de recueils de nouvelles et de poésie.

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Planetfall by Emma Newman

By Emma Newman

From Emma Newman, the award-nominated writer of Between Thorns, comes a unique of the way one mystery withheld to guard humanity’s destiny will be its undoing…

Renata Ghali believed in Lee Suh-Mi’s imaginative and prescient of a global a long way past Earth, calling to humanity. A planet promising to bare the reality approximately our position within the cosmos, untainted by way of overpopulation, pollutants, and conflict. Ren believed in that imaginative and prescient sufficient to renounce every thing to stick to Suh-Mi into the unknown.

More than twenty-two years have handed because Ren and the remainder of the trustworthy braved the starry abyss and tested a colony on the base of an enigmatic alien constitution the place Suh-Mi has considering resided, by myself. All that point, Ren has labored not easy because the colony's three-D printer engineer, developing the instruments priceless for human survival in an alien setting, and harboring a devastating secret.

Ren keeps to perpetuate the lie forming the root of the colony for the nice of her fellow colonists, regardless of the non-public fee. Then a stranger appears to be like, some distance too younger to were a part of the 1st planetfall, a guy who bears a impressive resemblance to Suh-Mi.

The fact Ren has hid due to the fact planetfall can not be hidden. And its revelation may tear the colony apart…

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Inversion by Frédéric Decréquy

By Frédéric Decréquy

it is a easy, tragic yet friendly and undying drama, an event made from reflections at the nature of the spirit and beliefs of affection. The capital occasion of this tale occured in complete shift, in France. whereas returning on their premises, on the time of a flash, Stephanie and Nicolas bought stuck via a brand new and unexplained phenomenon: The inversion of spirit. From this second till the top, they won't locate to any extent further their actual physique. The heritage evaluates the morphological phenomena that may ensue. From the place the query: Does the tip is it particularly tragic?

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Peter Renke's Reluctant Journey by William Brown

By William Brown

Christmas week, 1980. Peter Renke and his older brother Edmund start a loss of life journey. they're riding from New Jersey to Alleghany Falls, Virginia. There, they're to preside over the funeral in their estranged father.
But, for Peter, this journey is not any easy expedition. He harbors deep cynicism towards life…and a self-destructive attachment to either Gibley's gin and denial. because the trip…and the story…unfold, Peter unearths himself reliving, and finally confronting, his earlier and the "curses" that he labors below.
Yes, Peter is haunted via earlier loves and prior deaths. but, virtually from the instant he will get to Alleghany Falls, existence starts to alter in ways in which shock and frighten him. He falls in with Harvey Barnes, an atheist reverend, who dispenses knowledge and fact with allure. He turns into connected to Mea Ricci, a legal professional and empath, who either conjures up his prior and presages his destiny.
Peter Renke’s accidental trip takes him via a type of private Hell. yet constantly strikes him towards the final word popularity of his larger angels.

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Separation by Charles Moore

By Charles Moore

whereas getting back from a company appointment, Frank younger skilled an incident that unknowingly took him out of his physique and into one other truth, the place he discovered approximately existence, loss of life, spirituality, and the real energy of the human spirit. He additionally discovered that his university sweetheart used to be nonetheless alive. He had believed that she used to be killed in a sad coincidence eighteen years in the past, and were so traumatized by means of her loss that he suppressed all thoughts of it. After returning to this truth, he used to be capable of maintain all stories of his time within the different aircraft of lifestyles. He then launched into an experience first to discover her, after which to rescue her from an evil psychiatrist who, along with his affiliates, was resolute to maintain her lower than his keep watch over, or have her killed.

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La dernière missive (FICTION) (French Edition) by Michaëla de Filsjacq

By Michaëla de Filsjacq

l. a. dernière missive mêle l'intrigue policière, les sentiments amoureux et le drame psychologique avec en trame de fond des flash-back épistolaires qui donnent l'impression de suspendre le temps, dans une natural culture romantique. Les correspondances d'Emma distillent des secrets and techniques, du venin, de l. a. ardour. Emma los angeles sage... Emma los angeles folle... Qui était-elle ? L'héroïne disparue est le personnage critical qui orchestre désormais un monde dans lequel sont happés ceux qui s'approchent de trop près. l. a. seule query est de savoir pourquoi ?

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Requiem (Italian Edition) by Vittorino Andreoli

By Vittorino Andreoli

los angeles ricerca costante del passato dell’archeologo. los angeles rabbia dell’adolescente. L’insopprimibile istinto morale del filosofo. l. a. forza salvifica della poesia. l. a. perdita di senso della trascendenza.
 
 
Come in un moderno Decamerone, sette persone si radunano a discutere in una villa isolata sulla condizione della civiltà. Il padrone di casa ha scelto con cura gli invitati: un archeologo, un’adolescente, un filosofo, un generale, una psicoanalista, un poeta, un prete. Ognuno di loro avrà un giorno a disposizione consistent with esaminare, alla luce delle proprie esperienze o della propria disciplina, le ragioni del declino che sta sgretolando l. a. politica, los angeles morale, l. a. memoria: in poche parole, i fondamenti della civiltà. l. a. giustizia è in mano all’interesse, il concetto di democrazia è ridotto a una parola priva di significato, si è cancellata l. a. differenza tra bene e male. Mentre affiorano ricordi, nostalgie, speranze, si leva il grido disperato della ragazza, che urla los angeles sua rabbia consistent with tutto quello che avrebbe potuto essere e non sarà, il suo dolore according to una vita bruciata dall’abisso in cui stiamo precipitando. Vittorino Andreoli, uno dei più acuti interpreti del mondo d’oggi, ci offre un romanzo complesso e appassionato, che attraverso una finzione narrativa raffi natissima e densa di echi letterari scuote le coscienze, costringendoci advert aprire gli occhi sulla sorte di una civiltà ormai alla fine.

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Shamarla by James A Stump

By James A Stump

Psychotherapist, Lynn Hamilton, unearths a child in her dumpster and starts off a quest to find the mummy that allows you to comprehend why a lady could throw away her child. As Lynn meets and interacts with younger ladies in situations fairly international to her personal reports, Lynn's relationships switch together with her prosperous consumers in addition to together with her family members, neighbors and boyfriend. Her quest to appreciate different girls leads her on a self-discovery that essentially alterations her life.

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