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By Stephen King
Mr Mercedes es los angeles historia de una guerra entre el Bien y el Mal. Un retrato inolvidable de los angeles mente de un asesino obsesionado y demente.
Justo antes del amanecer, en una decadente ciudad americana, cientos de parados esperan l. a. apertura de l. a. oficina de empleo para reclamar uno de los mil puestos de trabajo que se han anunciado. Han hecho cola durante toda los angeles noche.
De pronto, invisible hasta que lo tienen prácticamente encima, un Mercedes surge de l. a. fría niebla de l. a. madrugada. Su conductor atropella y aplasta a todos los que encuentra a su alcance. Acto seguido, el coche da marcha atrás y vuelve a arremeter contra ellos. El asesino huye dejando atrás ocho muertos y quince heridos.
Meses después, invoice Hodges, un policía jubilado que sigue obsesionado con este caso sin resolver, recibe una carta anónima de alguien que se declara culpable de l. a. masacre.
Brady Hartsfield vive con su madre alcohólica en los angeles casa donde nació. Disfrutó tanto de aquella sensación de muerte debajo de los neumáticos del Mercedes que ahora quiere recuperarla.
¿Quién es el cazador y quién los angeles presa?
Bill Hodges: policía jubilado.
Brady Hartsfield: asesino a number of cuya culpabilidad invoice Hodges nunca logró demostrar.
Ahora vuelven a encontrarse y cientos de vidas están en juego.
Un mystery sin par del gran maestro Stephen King.
In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race opposed to time, 3 of the main not likely and successful heroes Stephen King has ever created try and cease a lone killer from blowing up thousands.
In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern urban, thousands of determined unemployed fogeys are covered up for a place at a task reasonable. unexpectedly, a lone driving force plows during the crowd in a stolen Mercedes, working over the blameless, backing up, and charging back. 8 individuals are killed; fifteen are wounded. The killer escapes.
In one other a part of city, months later, a retired cop named invoice Hodges continues to be haunted by way of the unsolved crime. while he will get a crazed letter from a person who self-identifies because the “perk” and threatens a fair extra diabolical assault, Hodges wakes up from his depressed and vacant retirement, hell-bent on combating one other tragedy.
Brady Hartsfield lives together with his alcoholic mom in the home the place he was once born. He enjoyed the texture of dying lower than the wheels of the Mercedes, and he desires that rush back. in basic terms invoice Hodges, with a number of hugely not going allies, can recognize the killer earlier than he moves back. they usually haven't any time to lose, simply because Brady’s subsequent venture, if it succeeds, will kill or maim thousands.
Mr. Mercedes is a struggle among strong and evil, from the grasp of suspense whose perception into the brain of this obsessed, insane killer is chilling and unforgettable.
By Katherine Keller, Angela Contini, Patrizia Zinni
Alexander Blackwood è un demone spietato e senza scrupoli, abituato advert ottenere sempre ciò che vuole e quello che vuole è l'anima di Deny Grayson, una donna gentile e bella con un grande segreto: è una strega ed è in mortale pericolo.
Due realtà eternamente in conflitto fra loro, due nemici appartenenti a opposte fazioni. Il destino vuole che i due si incontrino e da quel momento le loro vite cambieranno.
Magia, seduzione, crudeltà sullo sfondo di una Scozia romantica quanto oscura.
Potrà l'amore tormentato del demone e della strega sconfiggere nemici potenti e pericolosi, disposti a tutto pur di raggiungere i rispettivi scopi?
Immergetevi nelle atmosfere del primo romanzo della serie "The Shadows Saga".
"Voleva vivere consistent with lui, in keeping with loro due, according to abbattere tutte le barriere che li dividevano. Aveva trovato l. a. sua ancora di salvezza, aveva trovato una ragione according to sentire battere il suo cuore ogni singolo istante."
Biografia: Katherine Keller è l'alterego letterario di Angela Contini e Patrizia Zinni, due amiche che condividono moltissime passioni tra cui los angeles scrittura, il fable e soprattutto Smallville che le ha fatte conoscere alcuni anni fa. Angela ha già pubblicato il suo romanzo di esordio “Biscotti alla vaniglia” mentre Patrizia è un'autrice alla sua prima esperienza.
Entrambe adorano entrare in libreria, gironzolare tra gli scaffali e scegliere i libri da comprare. Preferiscono immergersi nella magia di un bel romanzo piuttosto che guardare l. a. televisione, anche se non disdegnano alcuni serials americani che sono oggetto di lunghe e divertenti chiacchierate.
By Bentley Little
As an odd epidemic characterised by means of a sequence of deaths and a reanimation of the useless who're attracted to an unknown vacation spot, spreads around the nation, investigator Miles Huerdeen follows a nightmarish quest to discover a mystery as previous as time itself.
By Otto Penzler
THE large ebook OF GHOST tales is a lively Black Lizard anthology with over one thousand pages of haunted-and haunting-tales.
The ghost tale is likely to be the oldest of the entire supernatural literary genres and has captured the mind's eye of just about each author to place pen to the web page. the following, Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler has his prepared feel of the supernatural to gather the main chilling and uncanny stories within the canon. those spectral tales span greater than 100 years, from modern day horrors by way of Joyce Carol Oates, Chet Williamson and Andrew Klavan, to pulp yarns from August Derleth, Greye l. a. Spina, and M. L. Humphreys, to the atmospheric Victorian stories of Rudyard Kipling, Edith Wharton, and H. P. Lovecraft, not to point out glossy works by means of the likes of Donald E. Westlake and Isaac Asimov which are already classics. a few of these tales have haunted the canon for a century, whereas others are making their first ghoulish appearance in ebook form. even if you wish possessive poltergeists, lousy apparitions, or pleasant phantoms, those tales are certain to thrill you, tingle the backbone, or tickle the humorous bone, and maintain you turning the pages with nervous delight.
Including such classics as "The Monkey's Paw" and "The Open Window" and eerie classic illustrations, and in addition featuring haunted mansions, midnight frights, lovers from past the grave, rapping, tapping, wailing shades, and ghosts, ghouls, and specters galore! AlsoFeaturing haunted mansions, midnight frights, lovers from past the grave, rapping, tapping, wailing shades, and ghosts, ghouls, and specters galore!
From the exchange Paperback edition.
By Stephen King, Joe Hill
Encouraged by means of Richard Matheson's vintage "Duel," "Throttle," by means of Joe Hill and Stephen King, is a duel of a special type, pitting a faceless trucker opposed to a tribe of bike outlaws within the simmering Nevada wasteland. Their conflict is fought out on twenty miles of the main lonely highway within the nation, a spot the place the one factor worse than now not understanding what you're up opposed to, is slowing down . . .
By Richard Matheson
A set of thirteen brief stories.
By Carlos Fuentes
Este volumen reúne seis relatos sobre seres sobrenaturales; en ellos se dan cita fantasmas, demonios, ángeles, aparecidos, brujas, vampiros... y, como suele ocurrir en los angeles literatura fantástica, irrumpen en l. a. realidad cotidiana de modo inesperado y definitivo, para cambiar el destino de quienes los encuentran.
Además del desarrollo de los angeles trama, el autor postula principles inquietantes: "Podemos partir de l. a. muerte al amor. Podemos postular l. a. muerte como condición del amor." "Lo que nos une es que en este mundo todos usamos a todos, algunos ganamos, otros pierden." "El secreto del mundo es que está inacabado porque Dios mismo está inacabado. Quizá, como el vampiro, Dios es un ser nocturno y misterioso que no acaba de manifestarse o de entenderse a sí mismo y por eso nos necesita. Vivir para que Dios no muera. Cumplir viviendo l. a. obra inacabada de un Dios anhelante." Los títulos de los relatos que se incluyen son: "El amante del teatro", "La gata de mi madre" "La buena compañía" "Calixta Brand", "La bella durmiente" y "Vlad".
Esta obra marca el retorno de Carlos Fuentes a l. a. literatura fantástica; así como Aura encontró entre sus lectores a much de jóvenes, "La bella durmiente" y "Vlad", historias incluidas en este volumen, los encontrarán también, en specific los angeles segunda, que narra l. a. llegada de un vampiro a l. a. ciudad de México.
By Melissa Marr
“No one builds worlds like Melissa Marr.”
“Welcome to the go back of the nice American gothic.”
—Del Howison, Bram Stoker Award-winning editor of darkish Delicacies
“A deliciously creepy story that's as skillfully wrought because it is spellbindingly imagined.”
Anyone who adores darkish fable, horror, and paranormal suspense goes to like Graveminder, a hauntingly atmospheric story of the strolling dead—and the residing who're charged with conserving them at rest—from Melissa Marr, the New York Times bestselling writer of the depraved beautiful sequence. a tender girl returns to the agricultural small city of her youth simply to find it truly is cursed flooring bordering the land of the lifeless during this spectacularly imagined supernatural story that would attract enthusiasts of Charlaine Harris, Joe Hill, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Neil Gaiman, and Carol Goodman.
By Laird Barron
Conrad Navarro is a champion of the competition, a ugly modern-day gladiatorial exhibition held in mystery arenas around the globe. Indentured via a cabal of ultra-rich buyers, his global is certainly one of blood and mayhem, an lifestyles the place savagery reigns splendid whereas mercy ends up in annihilation.
Conrad's sister has vanished whereas touring in Mexico. Imogene, a embellished certain agent for the FBI, was once sizzling at the path of a mythical scientist whose vile eugenics experiments landed him on a global most-wanted checklist. Imogene left at the back of a series of surprising clues that point out she exposed facts of a Byzantine occult conspiracy opposed to civilization itself — a risk so sizeable and negative, its final fruition might bring in an occasion extra inimical to all terrestrial existence than mere extinction.
Now, Conrad is at the hunt, trying to find his lacking sister whereas malign forces search to control and wreck him via turns. it truly is an odyssey that may ship this guy of conflict from the luxurious jungles of South the USA, to the debauched court docket of an Aegean Prince, to the blasted moonscape of the yank wilderness as he turns into inexorably enmeshed inside of an online of primordial evil that stretches again unto prehistory. all of the whereas suffering to keep up a vestige of humanity; for Conrad has gazed into an abyss the place the sunshine is the darkness, and he has began the metamorphosis into anything greater than human.
There's anything that awaits you at the highway forward, lurking within the darkness on the intersection among the the following and the Hereafter.
It's on the crossroads of this life and the following, the place the forces of the residing and the lifeless converge in a terrifying position referred to as Death's Realm. And it's right here the place armies from each side of the veil salary an enduring conflict within the fight for control.
This is a quantity containing 16 tales of these wars by means of award-winning glossy masters of the horror and speculative fiction genres.
DEATH'S REALM FEATURES:
"OMNISCOPIC" by way of Rhoads Brazos - Mankind has perpetually sought evidence of lifestyles past dying. This terrifying Lovecraftian stories proves that typically the secrets and techniques of the universe are higher left undiscovered.
"SOME different DAY" through John F.D. Taff - Following the dying of his mom, a boy is going to nice lengths to take care of a courting together with his grief-stricken father, regardless of the price to all of mankind.
"HAUNTER" by way of Hank Schwaeble - Matthew has chanced on love back after a sad loss, however the nightmares of the earlier threaten his new fact and appear decided to copy themselves.
"BURIAL SUIT" by way of John C. Foster - An ex-con embarks on a perilous trip to make sure his lifeless father's soul reveals secure passage to eternity, risking his personal within the process.
"NINE" by way of Aaron Polson - An anthropologist's obsession with a misplaced civilization turns into surprisingly intertwined with the unusual habit of her younger sons.
"PENUMBRA" by means of Jay Caselberg - Newly useless, a tender guy is set to arrive around the veil to the lady he left at the back of, refusing to enable demise stand within the method in their precise love.
"FOXHOLE" through JG Faherty - because the simply survivors of an army unit engaged in a jungle conflict, squaddies and youth neighbors cease at not anything to guard one another from the unseen enemy that pursues them.
"DROWNING" through Gregory L. Norris - Edgard miraculously escaped loss of life while he survived the sinking of giant. Having made a brand new existence for himself in the US, a terrifying strength threatens to pull him again to the darkish and icy waters of the North Atlantic.
"THE WEIGHT" by means of Jane Brooks - Experiencing debilitating soreness that has her on the fringe of cognizance, a lady struggles with the occasions of her previous with a view to stay alive.
"HARDER YOU FALL" by means of Brian Fatah Steele - the facility to speak to the useless has supplied Madeline a lavish way of life. Now, wanting anything extra, she needs to give you the option to flee the effect of her darkish mentor.
"MIRRORWORLD" via Martin Rose - All Jude wanted was once the signature of a Satanist on divorce papers. What he received as a substitute used to be an premature dying and a tortured hereafter, because of a few risky black magic.
"MARCH HAYS" through Matthew Pegg - whilst WWII leaves him wounded, Sam unearths himself in a well-known position, the place friendly thoughts of his early life are darkened by way of a terrifying specter.
"HIGH ART" via Karen Runge and Simon Dewar - Raymond resides the lifestyles he regularly dreamed of now that his spouse is out of the image. yet he fast starts to query even if divorce may were much less painful.
"A PIRATE'S RANSOM" by way of Jay O'Shea - Somali pirates find a disabled, deserted freighter adrift within the hot waters of the Arabian Sea, but it truly is mysteriously coated in ice. They quickly detect they need to have enable this chance move them by.
"TO contact THE DEAD" by means of Paul Michael Anderson - while our possessions are all that stay of our lifestyles, destiny psychics from the People's heritage undertaking are hired to catalog the power we've left at the back of, with scary consequences.
"YOU merely DIE ONCE" by way of Stephen Graham Jones - There are not any pearly gates or angels on excessive to welcome the useless into the afterlife. in its place there's merely mysterious rooms, filthy shadows and terrifying beings.