Ghost World is the story of Enid and Rebecca, teenage friends facing the unwelcome prospect of adulthood, and the uncertain future of their complicated relationship. Clowes conjures a balanced semblance, both tender and objective, of their fragile existence, capturing the mundane thrills and hourly tragedies of a waning adolescence, as he follows a tenuous narrative thread through the fragmented lives of these two fully realised young women.
On a dead planet, a captain and his crew encounter an unknown evil No life can survive on Unseeli—at least, not anymore. This little planet on the edge of the Empire has no oceans, rivers, or lakes—only an endless forest of metal trees, tall enough to scrape the stratosphere. Ten years ago, the indigenous people stormed out of the forest in rebellion, and Captain John Silence was there for the massacre that left Unseeli’s natives extinct and the planet completely lifeless save for the engineers who mine its invaluable metals. When the mining operation goes off the rails, Silence will be called back to the world that still haunts his nightmares. The miners have erected a force shield around the planet and cut off all communication with the Empire. Backed up by a few professional killers, Silence lands at the mine in hopes of discovering what’s gone wrong. Getting into Unseeli will be tough—but getting out could prove impossible.
An ancient enemy. A legacy of hate. Victory has a price. Admiral Beijing York, his cyborg army, and the Neo-Sentient Alliance have liberated one world after another. Now, only the home territories of the Founding Five stand between Bei and the end of the war. With the bloodiest battles ahead, he's searching for a weapon powerful enough to force the Founders into unconditional surrender. The ancient ruins on an abandoned mining colony might just provide the answer. But when his wife, Nell Stafford, activates the archaic technology, she wakes a powerful enemy. One with a score to settle against Humanity. As the tide of battle shifts in the Founders' favor, dark secrets will be unearthed, traitors will be exposed, and an alliance will be torn asunder. Ghost World is the sixth installment of a seven-book military sci-fi space opera. If you enjoy adventure mixed with compelling suspense, space battles, and a touch of romance, then you'll love this series by Linda Andrews. Buy Ghost World today and climb on board for a flight across the war-torn universe.
Do you believe in astromagic? It’s an art that governs stars and planets and, therefore, enables you to time travel. One morning Lite Yeer fries bacon when out of her watch streams a ghost, and so begins an adventure to the past with the knight Roger and the evil elf Moyo who wants to destroy the entire Universe. Classic narrative devices have been used to deliver a complex detective story intricately woven with black magic.
This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.