Bones of Starlight

Hidden factions and histories are revealed as intergalactic society reaches a tipping point in the Pan-Galactic Imperium, a dynasty-led cooperation of Humans, Dragons, and Aquarii.

Author: Eva L. Elasigue

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ISBN: 1944416110

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Hidden factions and histories are revealed as intergalactic society reaches a tipping point in the Pan-Galactic Imperium, a dynasty-led cooperation of Humans, Dragons, and Aquarii. Scion Princess Soleil must discover for herself the call of the times as everything she thought she knew shows another side.
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Fire on All Sides

The scion of the Pan-Galactic Imperium, Soleil, is contacted by a hidden coalition of peoples with a score to settle.

Author: Eva L. Elasigue

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ISBN: 1944416021

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Page: 244

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The scion of the Pan-Galactic Imperium, Soleil, is contacted by a hidden coalition of peoples with a score to settle. Meanwhile in other unseen corners, an unusual cast of characters begins to assemble through agendas now sweeping the galaxies while science is pushing for a breakthrough. Explore the revealing universe as familiar becomes strange.
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I Keep Home in My Bones and Starlight in My Veins

A journey into the author's life seen through their relationships with others and their experiences over the years. A heartfelt collection of poetry, prose, and photography that explores love, loss, trauma, and hope in life.

Author: Parker Kingsley

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1717100171

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A journey into the author's life seen through their relationships with others and their experiences over the years. A heartfelt collection of poetry, prose, and photography that explores love, loss, trauma, and hope in life.
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Starlight Trail

RENEWAL Old bones hate winter. Being under the cover Of crunchy frozen snow
Makes my bones ingrown Like neglected old nails Biting into tired old flesh. But
while in the throes of Harsh, cold, season of frost, My old, frozen bones get lost In
 ...

Author: Sharmila Mitra

Publisher: Evincepub Publishing

ISBN: 9789389774405

Category: Poetry

Page: 410

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STARLIGHT TRAIL is a poetry collection that is founded on realism, but also expressive of the poet's life experience.Life, loss, pain, joy…her poetry is inclusive of the facets of the colourful prism of life. Her vision of life is at the core of her poetry.
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The Emperor s Bones

'Oh, God, we're going on to the Starlight, then.' Willie groaned. 'After my cocktails
and a good dinner – but I thought you liked the Starlight?' 'I don't mind it – but I've
had a long day. I'm tired. Look, I might beg off tonight. I have a complicated ...

Author: Adam Williams

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781848947764

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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By the age of twenty-one Catherine Cabot has already witnessed more death and hardship than anyone should have to in a lifetime. A nursing veteran of the Great War and the Russian Revolution, she is beautiful, headstrong and complicated, just like her mother. Now all she wants is to lay to rest the ghosts of her past. Her friend, Yu Fu-kuei, is a revolutionary and communist spy determined to sacrifice herself and anybody else for her cause. Caught up in a triangular love affair, Catherine is drawn into China's struggle. As warlords and nationalists tear each other to pieces, and Japanese militarists wait for an excuse to invade, Catherine becomes the pawn of two men who will stop at nothing to wreak their revenge. Meanwhile Yu Fu-kuei, betraying and betrayed, discovers that love might be her strongest weapon.
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Weekday Saints

“Santiago de Compostela” means “St. James of the Field of Stars;” it refers to an
ancient legend that a shepherd was guided to St. James' bones by starlight.
Thousands of pilgrims walk the Camino, the Way, from the French Pyrenees to ...

Author: Mark G. Boyer

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781498204057

Category: Religion

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The Roman Catholic Church issued its first, modern, one-volume Lectionary--a book of biblical texts assigned for every day of the year--in 1970 in response to the Second Vatican Council's call for a greater fare of Scripture during Mass. By the time the Lectionary was revised and published between 1998 and 2002, it had grown to four volumes. Because of the revision, many weekday celebrations of saints were assigned texts that had not been so in the 1970 Lectionary. Because of the Lectionary's success, many other Christian denominations adopted and adapted the Lectionary to fit their own needs. Thus, Anglicans, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Methodists, Lutherans, and many others began to use the Lectionary. In those churches that have weekday services, the same Scripture texts may be heard along with the same celebration of a saint. This volume provides reflections on the proper biblical passages for weekday saints. Any member of a Christian congregation marking the celebration of a saint on a weekday will find these reflections on the Scripture texts assigned to a particular saint very helpful.
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Miranda and Starlight Literature Unit

Bones : ilium [ 2-4 ] , femur [ 4-5 ) , tibia + fibula ( 5-6 ) , metatarsal [ 8 ] , pastern [
9-10 , 15-16 ) , scapula [ 2-12 ] , humerus [ 12-13 ] , forearm ( radius + ulna ) [ 13-
14 ) , metacarpus ( cannon ) [ 17 ] , pedal [ 3rd phalanx , 16 ) . Points + joints ...

Author: Danya Johnson Tompkins

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ISBN: 0977252523

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People of Sunlight People of Starlight

102 ) , 25 bones ( 752 g ) , 87 bags with 679 unmeasured fragments ( 993 g ) and
24 teeth and jaws ( 209 g ) . The 36 KjNb - 7 entries ( 1 , 468 g ) contain an
intrusive Dene bone point , a cut - marked rib ( 12 g ) , 11 bags with 19 bones (
527 g ) ...

Author: Bryan C. Gordon

Publisher: Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization

ISBN: UVA:X006046903

Category: Social Science

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A legacy of ancient campsites and artifacts chronicle peoples of the Canadian Barrenlands who followed the Beverly caribou herd for the last 8,000 years. Archaeologist Bryan Gordon integrates over 20 years of field and laboratory research in his discussion of hunters and herds. He analyzes and compares over 13,000 arifacts representing 1,000 hunting camps of four major archaeological traditions. Exploring reasons for seasonal tool variation and similarity, he incorporates geological, biological, and historical influences upon caribou hunters. Photographs bring to life the artifacts and environments of archaeology on the Barrens. Maps illustrate treeline shifts and continuity of site locations through time.
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Who Lived in this House

For the archaeologist who excavates one of these structures, the shared traditions pose a difficult question: who lived in this house?

Author: Annette McFadyen Clark

Publisher: Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization

ISBN: 0660159589

Category: Social Science

Page: 261

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The northwestern interior of Alaska is one of the few areas where Inuit and Indian cultures interacted amicably and shared many cultural traits. Until comparatively recent times, both the Inupiat Eskimos and the Koyukon Athapaskan Indians spent the winter in wooden semisubterranean houses. For the archaeologist who excavates one of these structures, the shared traditions pose a difficult question: who lived in this house? Three such house excavations in the Koyukuk River valley provide the basis for this fascinating study of ethnic identity and ethnoarchaeology along the Inupiat-Koyukon cultural interface.
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Blossoms Bones

Starlight Night A life like any other on the plains , and so I grew looking out to
starlight and the unknown , the scintillation at the far string ' s end of my imagining
. I wished on the spangled fish and kites of light and wanted to gather these
worlds ...

Author: Christopher Buckley

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press (TN)

ISBN: UCSC:32106008702059

Category: Literary Collections

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Starlight

On top of the bunker a tiny skeleton jumped about on the sandbags, waving its
arms in the air. “What the fuck,” he muttered as he ... Then the skeleton, its bones
glowing in the dark, disappeared into the bunker. The spook had been much too
 ...

Author: Scott Ely

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781480466807

Category: Fiction

Page: 195

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In the depths of Vietnam’s jungles, a radioman and a haunted sniper try to survive Jackson has three hundred days left in Vietnam, and he plans to spend them behind a desk, working the radio for a major in a godforsaken firebase not far from the Laos border. But one day, the reality of war visits Jackson in the form of Tom Light, a sniper whose scope is said to have the power to raise the dead. Where Light goes, ambushes follow, and so he has been cursed to wander the jungle alone, his skin growing pale, his boots replaced with sandals. Tom Light is a dangerous man to know, a spooky lost soldier who survives in spite of himself. Jackson wants to learn his secret. Hoping the master sniper can keep him safe, Jackson ventures out with Light. In the jungle they will encounter perils—some real and some hallucinatory. Can the strange sniper’s all-powerful starlight scope will them to stay alive?
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Days of Blood and Starlight

The Sunday Times Bestseller. Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy Book 2 Laini
Taylor ... Sift, string. Teeth, teeth. Human, bull. Jade chips, iron. Iguana teeth—
little sawblade nasties—bat bones. Sift, string. When she came to the antelope ...

Author: Laini Taylor

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444722697

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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It began with the breathtaking DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE... the story continues in the astounding, must-read sequel, DAYS OF BLOOD AND STARLIGHT Once upon a time, an angel and a devil fell in love and dared to imagine a new way of living - one without massacres and torn throats and bonfires of the fallen, without revenants or bastard armies or children ripped from their mothers' arms to take their turn in the killing and dying. Once, the lovers lay entwined in the moon's secret temple and dreamed of a world that was a like a jewel-box without a jewel - a paradise waiting for them to find it and fill it with their happiness. This was not that world.
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Booty Bones

Even in the dim starlight I could see her efforts to relax her shoulders and
straighten her posture. “I apologize. These turtles struggle against so many
predators, and man is the worst. Thoughtlessness kills eighty percent of the
hatchlings.

Author: Carolyn Haines

Publisher: Minotaur Books

ISBN: 9781466846296

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Sarah Booth Delaney's fiancé, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She's arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Island off the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in local lore, including rumors of pirate treasure hidden somewhere on the island. In fact, Angela confides to Sarah Booth and Graf that her father, a sailor and treasure hunter, was murdered just when he thought he was closing in on the treasure. Angela's convinced that the wrong man was imprisoned for her father's murder, and she manages to persuade Sarah Booth to take the case. And Sarah Booth soon realizes that there's much more going on than meets the eye. With untold amounts of treasure offering plenty of motive for murder and a fiancé falling deeper into depression, Sarah Booth's peaceful island vacation is quickly spinning out of control. In Booty Bones, Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with her trademark blend of clever plotting, witty prose, and Southern charm.
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Bloody Bones

We're wasting starlight.” Either nobody got my John Wayne reference, or nobody
thought it was funny. Hard to tell which. I had to let St. John lead the way into the
black trees. I didn't know the area. He did. But I didn't like him taking point.

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101146538

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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For the first time in trade paperback: the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave? four unsolved murders?it doesn?t take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she?s got an ?in? with the creature that can make sense of the slayings??the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude.
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House of Bones

... that explained the tears crystallizing on his cheeks, or the pounding of his heart
inside its cage of bones. ... with a glint of cool starlight in the grinning fracture of
the face and the hands still frozen thirteen minutes short of noon, as if time itself ...

Author: Dale Bailey

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781497601949

Category: Fiction

Page: 372

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A chilling twist on the haunted-house story as five strangers resolve to spend two weeks in an abandoned, high-rise urban housing project that even gang lords and crack dealers avoid . . . Chicago’s Dreamland Housing Project was created to give people with nothing a second chance. Like so many ill-conceived dreams of its time, eventually the project fell into disrepair and disrepute, just another slum ruled by the gangs and the drug dealers. But there was one building in the complex that contained an evil far fouler than the kind running the streets. Here eerie sounds emanated nightly from the elevator shafts and the shadows at the far end of the hallways, and inexplicable, fatal “accidents” were the norm. Here human blood regularly soaked the walls and cheap carpeting as rapists and murderers ran rampant, though none could remember their dark deeds afterward. Now, decades later, Dreamland is empty of its residents and mostly demolished. But one building still stands, thanks to billionaire Ramsey Lomax, who won’t let the city raze the last and most notorious tower until he is done with it. Along with four willing strangers—a writer, an ex-cop, a doctor, and a psychic, each with a reason for participating—Lomax intends to spend two weeks living in the abandoned tower to see if the legends are real. But nothing can prepare these five for the terror they encounter once the front door slams behind them, trapping them all inside. Because in Dreamland, every nightmare comes true.
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The Lair of Bones

The starlight outside could hardly lend more than shadows to a man's face. “Our
forefathers used to hunt reavers down there, far below. Mostly they didn't dare the
deep lairs—where the ground gets hot to the touch and the air is so thick you ...

Author: David Farland

Publisher: Tor Books

ISBN: 1429911999

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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Certain works of fantasy are immediately recognizable as monuments, towering above the rest of the category. They have been written by the likes of Stephen R. Donaldson, Robert Jordan, and Terry Goodkind. Now add to that list David Farland, whose epic fantasy series began with The Runelords, continued in Brotherhood of the Wolf and the New York Times bestseller Wizardborn, and reaches its peak now in The Lair of Bones. Prince Gaborn, the Earth King, has defeated the forces arrayed against him each time before: the magical and human forces marshaled by Raj Ahten, who seeks immortality at any cost and has given up his humanity in trade; and the inhuman, innumerable, insectile hordes of the giant Reavers from under the Earth, whose motives are unknowable, but inimical to human life. Now there must be final confrontations, both on the field of battle, with the supernatural creature that Raj Ahten has become, and underground, in the cavernous homeland of the Reavers, where the sorcerous One True Master who rules them all lies in wait--in the Lair of Bones. The survival of the human race on Earth is at stake. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Devil s Apple

... dream-catchers made from feathers and small bones. Starlight met them at the
door, clearly bracing himself for whatever outrage against personal liberty the
pigs were contemplating. Moynihan noticed and reacted to the aggressive stance
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Author: Simon Snow

Publisher: Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

ISBN: 9781775532453

Category: Fiction

Page: 245

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A gripping detective novel set in the remote New Zealand West Coast. George Todman is a recluse, drinking his way to oblivion in the remote West Coast bush. His life, though, is transformed when the striking flower-child Rainbow starts turning up on the far bank of the river to dance naked. When Rainbow is found dead, Todman is drawn into the hunt for her killer. The locals regard Todman as the primary suspect, but Linda Loveridge, a feisty and irreverent Detective Constable, soon discovers he is an ally. Together they explore the tensions in a community on the outer edge of civilisation, where prejudice, mistrust of outsiders, logging feuds, drug trafficking, rumours of witchcraft and corruption abound. Will the truth be uncovered in one of the last eccentric but beautiful frontiers?
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Starlight

The bones in her neck rusted. She said good-bye, but a pit opened in her
stomach. That pit didn't swallow her burdens, only opened a wider chasm of
doubt. She steered her people with no such doubts. The question was whether
she could ...

Author: Carrie Lofty

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451616415

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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An esteemed astronomer, Alex Christie, the eldest and most steadfast of the Christie siblings, has never possessed his late father’s ruthless business drive. But to protect his frail infant son from his cruel father-in-law’s bid for custody, the young widower must undertake Sir William Christie’s posthumous million-dollar challenge: to make a Glasgow cotton mill profitable. At sea in an industrial world of sabotage and union agitation, Alex meets Polly Gowan, daughter of a famed union leader, who hopes to seize a mysterious saboteur without involving the police. Because a sympathetic mill master would aid her cause, Polly becomes Alex’s guide to urban Scotland. From soccer games to pub brawls, Alex sees another side of life, and feels free for the first time to reveal the man—vital and strong—behind his intellectual exterior. Polly is utterly seduced. Their ambitions, however, remain at odds: Alex vows to earn the mill bonus to save his child, while Polly fights for the needs of her people. Is there strength enough in their sparkling passion to bind them together in their quests— and in a lasting love that conquers all?
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The Power of Bones

By starlight my eyes can trace shapes in the garden I've planted and kept alive for
seventeen years. Roses and hibiscus, oranges and grapes, tomatoes and
gerberas. Out past the fence there are horses, taken now by the dark, all but a
white ...

Author: Keelen Mailman

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781743313718

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 272

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It looked bleak and predictable for little Keelen Mailman: an alcoholic mother, absent father, the horrors of regular sexual and physical assault and the casual racism of a small outback town in the sixties. But somehow, despite the pain and deprivation, the lost education, she managed to absorb her mother's lessons: her Bidjara language and culture, her obligations to Country, and her loyalty to her family. So it was no surprise to some that a girl who could hide for a year in her own home to keep her family together, run as fast as Raylene Boyle and catch porcupine and goanna, would one day make history. At just 30, and a single mother, Keelen became the first Aboriginal woman to run a commercial cattle station when she took over Mt Tabor, two hours from Augathella on the black soil plains of western Queensland. This is the heartland of Bidjara country, after all, the place her mother and grandparents and great-grandparents had camped on and cared for, and where their ancestors left their marks on caves and rock walls more than 10,000 years ago. In this unflinching memoir, the warmth of Keelen's personality, her determination and her irresistible humour shine through as she recalls her extraordinary life.
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Starlight

He scraped a collection of chop bones and bacon rinds into a paper grocery bag
and washed up his entire collection of plates and cutlery. From his 60's era
refrigerator he pulled out a bottle of Guinness, some cheese, old bread and the
last of ...

Author: Mike Shanley

Publisher: Mike Shanley

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