Four Past Midnight

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150114121X
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Includes the story “The Sun Dog”—set in the fictional town of Castle Rock, Maine The Bram Stoker Prize-winner for Best Fiction Collection—four chilling novellas from Stephen King that will “grab you and not let go” (The Washington Post). With the success of the Hulu series 11/22/63 starring James Franco and the highly anticipated The Dark Tower movie release, Stephen King's brand is stronger than ever. This collection, nominated for a Locus Award, is guaranteed to keep readers awake long after bedtime, and features an introduction and prefatory notes to each novella by the author. “Stephen King is a master storyteller, and you will never forget these stories,” raves the Seattle Times about Four Past Midnight. One Past Midnight: “The Langoliers” takes a red-eye flight from LA to Boston into a most unfriendly sky. Only eleven passengers survive, but landing in an eerily empty world makes them wish they hadn’t. Something’s waiting for them, you see. Two Past Midnight: “Secret Window, Secret Garden” enters the suddenly strange life of writer Mort Rainey, recently divorced, depressed, and alone on the shore of Tashmore Lake. Alone, that is, until a figure named John Shooter arrives, pointing an accusing finger. Three Past Midnight: “The Library Policeman” is set in Junction City, Iowa, an unlikely place for evil to be hiding. But for small businessman Sam Peebles, who thinks he may be losing his mind, another enemy is hiding there as well—the truth. If he can find it in time, he might stand a chance. Four Past Midnight: “The Sun Dog,” a menacing black dog, appears in every Polaroid picture that fifteen-year-old Kevin Delevan takes with his new camera, beckoning him to the supernatural. Old Pop Merrill, Castle Rock’s sharpest trader, aims to exploit The Sun Dog for profit, but this creature that shouldn’t exist at all, is a very dangerous investment.

Bats Past Midnight

Author: Sharon Jennings
Publisher: High Interest Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781897039137
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Sam and Simon find themselves in more trouble than they can handle when they decide to investigate a fancy car they spot driving around their school.

Past Midnight

Author: Mara Purnhagen
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426865635
Size: 69.97 MB
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Let me set the record straight. My name is Charlotte Silver and I'm not one of those paranormal-obsessed freaks you see on TV…no, those would be my parents, who have their own ghost-hunting reality show. And while I'm usually roped into the behind-the-scenes work, it turns out that I haven't gone unnoticed. Something happened on my parents' research trip in Charleston—and now I'm being stalked by some truly frightening other beings. Trying to fit into a new school and keeping my parents' creepy occupation a secret from my friends—and potential boyfriends—is hard enough without having angry spirits whispering in my ear. All I ever wanted was to be normal, but with ghosts of my past and present colliding, now I just want to make it out of high school alive….

Past Midnight

Author: Macdundee
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1469160803
Size: 32.46 MB
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Nina, a most appealing and beautiful lady, a divorced wife of a Senior Officer than me, seeks his help in business few years after he leaves service. Nina feeling obligated for his moral support and his advice and guidance without any self interest, eventually come to support him discretely in his time of financial distress. His advice and help made her a Millionaire. He gets much attached to her and she also respects his sincerity and unselfish behavior and decent characteristics draws her more and more close to him to the extent of almost love. He also feels the same way but both restrained themselves from affecting their marriage relationship. They remain very close and loving friends. He was an oversexed person and he expresses his pleasures and sexual involvement and experiences with other women . He loved sex but believes in expressing his imagination in the book in a decent way, not using vulgar language or expression.

The Hour Past Midnight

Author: Salma
Publisher: Zubaan
ISBN: 938307440X
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Rabia is growing up in a conservative community in southern India. One day, she and her friends sneak off to the pictures. Caught on her return home, Rabia gets a beating from her mother, Zohra, who cries as she beats her daughter into submission. Firdaus is beautiful and of marriageable age. A groom is found for her, a wealthy man who lives abroad. On her wedding night, she takes one look at him and says, ‘I’m not going to live with you, don’t touch me!’ Inside their male dominated world, Rabia, Zohra, Firdaus, and many others make their small rebellions and compromises, friendships are made and broken, families come together and fall apart, and almost imperceptibly change creeps in. Salma’s beautiful, evocative, poetic novel recreates the sometimes suffocating, and sometimes heartbreaking world of Muslim women in southern India. Published by Zubaan.

Two Past Midnight

Author: Duane Swiercynski
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1621159574
Size: 78.46 MB
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A madman is on the loose. His goal: Shock, awe, panic, and hysteria. Can three disparate heroes—an investigative specter, a psychopathic vigilante, and a time-traveling genius —put aside their differences to defeat this terror-focused sociopath? Find out what happens when Ghost, X, and Captain Midnight meet up in the first crossover of Dark Horse’s new superhero comics! Collects Two Past Midnight #1–#5 from Dark Horse Digital . Written by X scribe Duane Swierczynski (Bloodshot, Birds of Prey, Harbinger Wars) with art from Captain Midnight's Eduardo Francisco (Mass Effect: Homeworlds), this fast-paced, action-packed story is superhero team-up action at its finest!

Five Minutes Past Midnight The Clear And Present Danger Of Nuclear Weapons Grade Fissile Materials

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Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 1428994882
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Growing stockpiles of nuclear weapons grade fissile materials (plutonium and highly enriched uranium) are a "clear and present danger" to international security. Much of this material is uncontrolled and unsecured in the former Soviet Union (FSU). Access to these materials is the primary technical barrier to a nuclear weapons capability since the technology know-how for a bomb making is available in the world scientific community. Strategies to convince proliferators to give up their nuclear ambitions are problematic since those ambitions are a party of largest regional security. There is no national material control and accounting in Russia. No one knows exactly how much fissile materials they have, and if any is missing. A bankrupt atomic energy industry, unpaid employees and little or no security has created a climate in which more and more fissile materials will likely be sold in black markets or diverted to clandestine nuclear weapons programs or transnational terrorist groups. Control over these materials will ultimately rely on the continuous and simultaneous exercise of several measures. While there is little one can do now to stop a determined proliferator, over time international consensus and a strengthened non-proliferation regime will convince proliferators that the costs outweigh the gains.

Past Midnight

Author: Catherine King
Publisher: Outskirts Press
ISBN: 1478744367
Size: 35.13 MB
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Grief should act as a temporary buffer for pain and sorrow. This book points out how Christianity turns this temporary buffer into joy. After describing the pain and sorrow in the pit, suddenly dug by the loss of a loved one, the author puts faith to work. She outlines how the Christian community assisted her in facing her failures as a parent and how the reading of scriptures kept her faith alive. Faith has the power of freedom and uses tribulation, perseverance, and character as stepping stones to hope. Faith, hope and love puts grief aside, and sends joy in it’s place. The author describes in detail, sometimes with humor, how the return of joy ENRICHED her life.

Just Past Midnight

Author: Amanda Stevens
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1459240995
Size: 60.64 MB
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THE DARKEST PART OF THE NIGHT IS THE MOST DANGEROUS Stalked for years, Dr. Darian West has become an emotional recluse, a woman at the mercy of a skilled killer. Threats to her family have kept her silent, but every man who has become involved with Darian has paid the same fatal price. All but closed off from life, she lives a solitary existence until a chance meeting puts her next suitor in harm's way…. Convinced his brother died at Darian's hands, Richard Berkley has vowed to avenge his death. He'll stop at nothing until he exposes the wealthy psychologist's deepest secrets…and her darkest fantasies. But as passion erupts, the killer lurks in the darkness, waiting until…Just Past Midnight…to strike.

Five Past Midnight

Author: James S Thayer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501131915
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Escaping from Germany’s Colditz Castle where he was being held as a prisoner of war, Captain Jack Cray fights his way to Berlin in April 1945, following a twisted trail of terror across Germany. The American Army commando has just been handed the most dangerous mission of his career—the assassination of Adolf Hitler.