Push & Pull (The Midwest Series Book 2)

Push & Pull (The Midwest Series Book 2)

Brigham Vaughn

Gay and Lesbian / Romance / Contemporary

It was just supposed to be a road trip. But it could be so much more.Brent Cameron is a former college hockey player and newly out of the closet. He has his whole future planned: a summer road trip around Lake Michigan, working to pay for grad school, and finding a guy to settle down with. Preferably, one who's a jock like him.With a love of sports, a flair for fashion, and a disdain for anything conventional, Lowell Prescott is out-and-proud. Burned by past relationships, he's determined to protect his heart. Especially from jocks who want to change him.After Brent's travel plans are dashed by a sudden cancellation, Lowell is his only option. Tempers fly and sparks flare as the miles disappear behind them. But by the time they reach the halfway point, their animosity has too.When the past threatens to derail the trip and the fragile relationship they've built, Lowell must risk heartbreak, and Brent must open himself to new possibilities to hold onto a future neither of them knew was possible.
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Story Cities

Story Cities

Cherry Potts

Cherry Potts

Story Cities explore ways in which stories respond to, reflect and re-imagine the city. Explore new short fictions in multiple genres that address the city. A guide book to the fictional city, all cities, any city: its markets, squares, cafés, hotels, parks, stations and ports; the main streets, side streets, back alleys dead ends and the crossroads. Never identified, the city has a voice of its own. Includes work from writers in Australia, Eire, Indonesia ,Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, USA, and right across the UK with contributions from Annabel Banks, Melaina Barnes, Laura Besley, Maja Bodenstein, Jayne Buxton, Sarah-Clare Conlon, Rosamund Davies, Roland Denning, Liam Hogan, Cath Holland, Belinda Huang, Catherine Jones, Aisling Keogh, Jess Kilby, Jasmin Kirkbride, Stuart Larner, Wes Lee, Emma Lee, Cathy Lennon, Ash Lim, C.A. Limina, Máire Malone, David Mathews, Nicholas McGaughey, Rachael McGill, Dave Murray, Pedro Basso Neves, Alexandra Penland, Cherry Potts, Matthew...
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Blood Requiem

Blood Requiem

Christopher Husberg

Christopher Husberg

"Perfect for fans of Daniel Abraham and Brandon Sanderson." Library Journal on DuskfallThe Nine Daemons are on the rise.Once believed dead and gone, Daemons have found a way back into the world. But the only people who can withstand their assault are spread across the face of the Sfaera.Free at last from the influence of assassins and emperors alike, the psimancer Winter sails back to her hometown—only to find a new trouble stirring. Meanwhile, the heretic sisters Jane and Cinzia Oden are beset by supernatural attacks. And soon their allies, the vampire-girl Astrid and the former assassin Knot, must face the terrifying Black Matron.As new battles are fought, the Daemons creep ever closer to freedom, and the legend of the Chaos Queen may soon be made anew.
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Japan Story

Japan Story

Christopher Harding

Christopher Harding

This is a fresh and surprising account of Japan's culture from the 'opening up' of the country in the mid-nineteenth century to the present.It is told through the eyes of people who greeted this change not with the confidence and grasping ambition of Japan's modernizers and nationalists, but with resistance, conflict, distress. We encounter writers of dramas, ghost stories and crime novels where modernity itself is the tragedy, the ghoul and the bad guy; surrealist and avant-garde artists sketching their escape; rebel kamikaze pilots and the put-upon urban poor; hypnotists and gangsters; men in desperate search of the eternal feminine and feminists in search of something more than state-sanctioned subservience; Buddhists without morals; Marxist terror groups; couches full to bursting with the psychological fall-out of breakneck modernization. These people all sprang from the soil of modern Japan, but their personalities and projects failed to fit. They were...
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The Height of the Storm

The Height of the Storm

Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton

André and Madeleine have been in love for over fifty years. This weekend, as their daughters visit, something feels unusual. A bunch of flowers arrive, but who sent them? A woman from the past turns up, but who is she? And why does André feel like he isn't there at all?Christopher Hampton's translation of Florian Zeller's The Height of the Storm was first performed at Richmond Theatre, London, and opened in the West End at Wyndham's Theatre in October 2018.
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