Curse of Gold
Title : Curse of Gold
Author : Jen McConnel
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total pages: 216 pages
Some curses aren't meant to be broken... When Riley moved to London to get her graduate degree, she never thought of herself as dangerous. But when a guy she loves drops dead, Riley starts to believe in the family curse. Her eccentric grandmother insists that it's up to Riley to break the centuries-old curse that has plagued the family, but all Riley has to go on are Gran's cryptic remarks and a little bit of mostly awful luck. Her luck changes for the better when she meets Tom, a scholar with a treasure-hunting hobby who knows more about Riley's curse than either of them realize. Despite the risks, Riley is drawn to Tom, but her curse prevents her from acting on the growing attraction. Will their combined love of esoteric history be enough to break the curse, or will Riley remain deadly to anyone who falls for her?
Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks
Title : Oracles, Curses, and Risk Among the Ancient Greeks
Author : Esther Eidinow
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Total pages: 534 pages
A study of the question tablets from the oracle at Dodona and binding-curse tablets from across the ancient Greek world, These tablets reveal the hopes and anxieties of ordinary people, and help us to understand some of the ways in which they managed risk and uncertainty in their daily lives.
The Highlander's Curse
Title : The Highlander's Curse
Author : Claire Delacroix
Publisher: Deborah A. Cooke
Total pages: 388 pages
Cheated of his inheritance and burdened by the legacy of his Fae blood, Garrett MacLachlan believes he is doomed to be an outcast forever—until he meets Annelise of Kinfairlie, a gentle maiden with the power to turn his curse to gift. Can Garrett reclaim his stolen legacy with Annelise by his side? If Annelise defies her family to pursue true love, will that be enough to heal Garrett? And even if they triumph over mortal foes, will the Fae demand a price neither of them can pay?
Turning the Curse Into a Blessing: A Testimony of God's Healing Power
Title : Turning the Curse Into a Blessing: A Testimony of God's Healing Power
Author : N.A
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
Total pages: N.A pages
One’s Destiny, Another's Curse.
Title : One’s Destiny, Another's Curse.
Author : Christfer Ronald Lucko
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Total pages: 322 pages
Some heroes are taught, while others are born. When a prince leaves home to learn to become a better person for his people, he not only learns many new lessons but he also makes a lot of good friends along the way. Unknowingly to him and others, he rescues some children from an evil necromancer. From that day his life has never been the same. Will he ever see his home again, or will his life as Prince Jacob Scottie end here?
Curse of the Blue Tattoo
Title : Curse of the Blue Tattoo
Author : L. A. Meyer
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total pages: 488 pages
After being forced to leave her ship in 1803, Jacky Faber finds herself attending school in Boston, where, instead of learning to be a lady, she roams the city in search of adventure, and learns to ride a horse.
Title : Casually Cursed
Author : Kimberly Frost
Total pages: 352 pages
From the national bestselling author of Slightly Spellbound comes the latest Southern Witch novel featuring Tammy Jo Trask. Tammy Jo rarely sets a toe outside Texas, but when she learns her mother is in trouble, Tammy is determined to save her—even if it means going to hell and back… Fresh off her engagement to wizard Bryn Lyons, Tammy Jo is surprised to make another new family connection when she meets the twin sister she never knew she had. After being spirited away to the fae kingdom of Never as an infant, Kismet has finally escaped, and arrived in Duvall, Texas, with some terrible news: their mother, Marlee, is a prisoner of the Seelie fae. Crossing the ocean to battle the fae isn’t Tammy Jo’s idea of a romantic getaway, but Bryn refuses to let her go alone—as do her aunt Edie and her ex-husband Zach. Unfortunately, their plot to free Marlee is foiled when they are caught by the fae queen. And the only chance the queen gives them to save Marlee’s life may be an impossible quest… From the Paperback edition.
The Mummy's Curse
Title : The Mummy's Curse
Author : Roger Luckhurst
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Total pages: 336 pages
In the winter of 1922-23 archaeologist Howard Carter and his wealthy patron George Herbert, the Fifth Earl of Carnarvon, sensationally opened the tomb of Tutenkhamen. Six weeks later Herbert, the sponsor of the expedition, died in Egypt. The popular press went wild with rumours of a curse on those who disturbed the Pharaoh's rest and for years followed every twist and turn of the fate of the men who had been involved in the historic discovery. Long dismissed by Egyptologists, the mummy's curse remains a part of popular supernatural belief. Roger Luckhurst explores why the myth has captured the British imagination across the centuries, and how it has impacted on popular culture. Tutankhamen was not the first curse story to emerge in British popular culture. This book uncovers the 'true' stories of two extraordinary Victorian gentlemen widely believed at the time to have been cursed by the artefacts they brought home from Egypt in the nineteenth century. These are weird and wonderful stories that weave together a cast of famous writers, painters, feted soldiers, lowly smugglers, respected men of science, disreputable society dames, and spooky spiritualists. Focusing on tales of the curse myth, Roger Luckhurst leads us through Victorian museums, international exhibitions, private collections, the battlefields of Egypt and Sudan, and the writings of figures like Arthur Conan Doyle, Rider Haggard and Algernon Blackwood. Written in an open and accessible style, this volume is the product of over ten years research in London's most curious archives. It explores how we became fascinated with Egypt and how this fascination was fuelled by myth, mystery, and rumour. Moreover, it provides a new and startling path through the cultural history of Victorian England and its colonial possessions.
The Cursed Heaven
Title : The Cursed Heaven
Author : Balakumar Somu
Publisher: Notion Press
Total pages: 222 pages
"Rishi is thrilled to bag his dream job, that of an embryologist in Salem Genetics, one of the top genetics companies in the world. His dream of heading his own research team had materialised at last! But Rishi is unaware that he could be a pawn in a sinister corporate war on the social fabric of this great nation. Vinayak Seshadri is one of India's top Animal Rights Activists, revered as the messiah whose life’s mission is to alleviate the suffering of animals. He has been at the forefront of the struggle to bring to an end the 4,000-year-old human-animal contact sports – Jallikattu and Bailgada. In the same decade, India's beef and leather exports surge. India becomes the world's largest exporter of beef and the industry becomes one of the most-profitable, raking in billions of rupees. Are these events just a coincidence? Or are they a mischievous plot by cunning masterminds who will not hesitate to destroy the very backbone of the nation to satisfy their greed? "
The Penwyth Curse
Title : The Penwyth Curse
Author : Catherine Coulter
Total pages: 352 pages
Sir Bishop of Lythe has come to Penwyth for his royal reward—the keep and young Merryn's hand. But he wonders if a curse will prove his undoing. From the Paperback edition.
Sati, the Blessing and the Curse
Title : Sati, the Blessing and the Curse
Author : John Stratton Hawley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Total pages: 214 pages
Several years ago in Rajasthan, an eighteen-year-old woman was burned on her husband's funeral pyre and thus became sati. Before ascending the pyre, she was expected to deliver both blessings and curses: blessings to guard her family and clan for many generations, and curses to prevent anyone from thwarting her desire to die. Sati also means blessing and curse in a broader sense. To those who revere it, sati symbolizes ultimate loyalty and self-sacrifice. It often figures near the core of a Hindu identity that feels embattled in a modern world. Yet to those who deplore it, sati is a curse, a violation of every woman's womanhood. It is murder mystified, and as such, the symbol of precisely what Hinduism should not be. In this volume a group of leading scholars consider the many meanings of sati: in India and the West; in literature, art, and opera; in religion, psychology, economics, and politics. With contributors who are both Indian and American, this is a genuinely binational, postcolonial discussion. Contributors include Karen Brown, Paul Courtright, Vidya Dehejia, Ainslie Embree, Dorothy Figueira, Lindsey Harlan, John Hawley, Robin Lewis, Ashis Nandy, and Veena Talwar Oldenburg.
Title : Cursed Bloodline
Author : Daniel Chiera
Total pages: 156 pages
A librarian, a paramedic, a firefighter and a soldier home from war are taken on an uncontrollable journey as dreams of a divine kind unite them. Together their dreams tell a creation story of one couple blessed and another cursed; one destined to be fruitful and multiply and the other to leave a blessed place never to return. In the dark of night, Gods of the ancient world prepare themselves for the ancient deluge, writing their own history of events. The body of a man that God held dear and its long journey to its tomb is uncovered as dreams and reality become blurred. Ancient writings shed light on the possible truths of a tomb that through time hid its secret and its purpose. With help from a psychotherapist and a former priest, the unlikely group tries to piece together the history of man, angels that disobeyed their heavenly Father and the offspring that gave rise to a new darkness on earth. Cursed Bloodline is the second book of a trilogy that takes readers to a past that has been hidden from mankind for generations.
Title : Cursed
Author : Mel Odom
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Total pages: 448 pages
On the road to find whoever is looking to destroy him and pining after Buffy, Spike the vampire reluctantly joins forces with his former nemesis in Los Angeles as they seek to recover a centuries-old stone containing mystical powers.
Title : Raven Cursed
Author : Faith Hunter
Total pages: 384 pages
The vampires of Asheville, North Carolina, want to establish their own clan, but since they owe loyalty to the Master Vampire of New Orleans they must work out the terms with him. To come up with an equitable solution, he sends an envoy with the best bodyguard blood money can buy: Jane Yellowrock. But when a group of local campers are attacked by something fanged, Jane goes from escort to investigator. Unless she wants to face a very angry mast vampire, she will have to work overtime to find the killer. It's a good thing she's worth every penny.
Title : The Curse
Author : Sherrilyn Kenyon,Dianna Love
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Total pages: 416 pages
Evalle Kincaid will fight to the death for her supernatural friends. But when Sherrilyn Kenyon and Dianna Love’s tough-as-nails heroine reveals her darkest secret, who among those she had trusted will be left standing? With the freedom of an entire race hanging in the balance, Evalle has two days to make good on a promise that she suddenly has no hope of fulfilling when demonic Svart Trolls invade Atlanta. She takes a leap of faith, seeking help from the one man who recently put Evalle in his crosshairs—Black Ops specialist Isak Nyght. While trying to stop the bloody troll-led gang wars, Evalle unwittingly exposes a secret that endangers all she holds dear and complicates her already tumultuous love life with the mysterious Skinwalker, Storm. But when Evalle discovers she’s the number one target in the Medb coven’s ruthless plan to destroy all Beladors, the deadly Alterant is forced to make a game-changing decision with no time left on the clock.
Birthmarked For Glory and Honor: Breaking The Curse of Ichabod
Title : Birthmarked For Glory and Honor: Breaking The Curse of Ichabod
Author : Kelly McCann
Total pages: 152 pages
Are you living your life as your best self and the life that you were created to live? What if I told you that you were created for a life of glory and honor? So many of us live half-lives of the greatness that is within us because we believe that the life we have now is as good as it gets. Are you ready for a mental and emotional detox from unhealthy belief systems that have kept you locked under the ungodly thought and word curses from the world, your own flesh, and the devil? In this life-changing book, I will give you keys and strategies to find your true identity, your birthright, and help you move closer to your God-given destiny. Using real life case studies, simple, down-to-earth explanations, Biblical truths, prophetic words, prayer, and decree activations, you will step out from under the Curse of Ichabod, return to joy, and step into the life that you were always meant to live.
A Religious Curse-Judeo-Christian History
Title : A Religious Curse-Judeo-Christian History
Author : Boyd Gutbrod
Total pages: 332 pages
"This is the history of the Jewish-Christian relationship. It is told through the use of many sources and speculations based on solid evidence. The story starts with pre-Judaism then moving on to Judaism giving birth to Christianity, a mother-daughter story and the tragic events that nearly lead up to a matricidal event. The focus is fixed on Bible stories with a new approach to understanding its factual history."--Back cover.
The Genesis Curse
Title : The Genesis Curse
Author : Ben Gill
Total pages: 490 pages
After almost half a millennium, the Blade of the Gods has surfaced and by a quirk of fate woke its current guardian Terry Gulini, the human clockwork doll known as the Dark Harlequin, from his astral wanderings. When the Blade is stolen from one of its remote Jesuit missions in Mexico, the Catholic Church will stop at nothing to get it back. The Templar, the Church’s covert organization acting as judge, jury, and executioner of the paranormal are sent to investigate and retrieve the Aztec artifact. But the Blade has set other powerful forces in motion. Like an evil beacon, the ancient blade draws other, even more deadly, mystical entities from the shadows that are closing in and will destroy anyone that stands between them and the powerful Blade of the Gods. Terry and his band of friends are caught in a fight for their lives against the unknown evil forces that plan to use the Blade to destroy the world. Faced with overwhelming odds, Terry must use all his otherworldly powers to save his new love Angelina and his comrades, and gain the time he needs to hide the Blade of the Gods where it will never be found. But when friends become enemies and enemies become friends, Terry places his trust in his gypsy allies Aurelia and Mikhail to keep his friends safe. The formidable gypsy bodyguards are put to the test while Terry’s new-found friends Joe and Cheri find they must use their fledging psychic and magical powers to keep their band safe. Caught in a cruel, centuries-old game of ancient Gods and dark magic, the Dark Harlequin faces losing all he loves. Will Terry be able to protect them all from their unseen enemies, or will he be left again with nothing but blood and vengeance?
How To Train Your Dragon: How To Cheat A Dragon's Curse
Title : How To Train Your Dragon: How To Cheat A Dragon's Curse
Author : Cressida Cowell
Publisher: Hachette UK
Total pages: N.A pages
Read the HILARIOUS books that inspired the HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON films! Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third is a smallish Viking with a longish name. Hiccup's father is chief of the Hairy Hooligan tribe which means Hiccup is the Hope and the Heir to the Hairy Hooligan throne - but most of the time Hiccup feels like a very ordinary boy, finding it hard to be a Hero. Hiccup's best friend Fishlegs thinks he has a nasty cold, but Old Wrinkly has diagnosed . . . VORPENTITIS, caused by the sting of a Venomous Vorpent, which is pretty much ALWAYS FATAL! The only antidote is the Vegetable-that-No-one-Dares-Name - the POTATO. But the only way for Hiccup to find the cure is to face Norbert the Nutjob and the terrifying Sea Dragon, the DOOMFANG. Can Hiccup survive the quest to save his best friend - and discover how to cheat a dragon's curse? ***Please note this ebook is TEXT ONLY and does not include the illustrations that appear in the printed book.*** READ ALL 12 BOOKS IN THE SERIES! You don't have to read the books in order, but if you want to, this is the right order: 1. How to Train Your Dragon 2. How to Be a Pirate 3. How to Speak Dragonese 4. How to Cheat a Dragon's Curse 5. How to Twist a Dragon's Tale 6. A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons 7. How to Ride a Dragon's Storm 8. How to Break a Dragon's Heart 9. How to Steal a Dragon's Sword 10. How to Seize a Dragon's Jewel 11. How to Betray a Dragon's Hero 12. How to Fight a Dragon's Fury How to Train Your Dragon is now a major DreamWorks franchise starring Gerard Butler, Cate Blanchett and Jonah Hill and the TV series, Riders of Berk, can be seen on CBeebies and Cartoon Network.
Gathering Frost (Once Upon A Curse Book 1)
Title : Gathering Frost (Once Upon A Curse Book 1)
Author : Kaitlyn Davis
Publisher: Kaitlyn Davis
Total pages: 300 pages
**A USA Today Must-Read Romance!** Will the prince's kiss be enough to revive her frozen heart? Don't miss GATHERING FROST, a dystopian romance from bestselling author Kaitlyn Davis that reimagines the classic fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty. "I wish I could say I was the hero of the story. A resister. A rebel. Someone who lived to bring an end to the queen who stole my childhood--my mother, my life, my very world. But I'm not. I'm not the good guy. I'm the one who puts the good guys in their graves." Jade was only a little girl when the earthquake struck. Before her eyes, half of New York City disappeared, replaced by a village that seemed torn out of a storybook. Horses and carriages. Cobblestone streets. A towering castle. And, above all, a queen with the magical ability to strip emotions away. Ten years later and Jade has forgotten what it is to feel, to care...even to love. Working as a member of the queen's guard, she spends most of her time on the city wall staring at the crumbling skyscrapers of old New York. But everything changes when the queen's runaway son, Prince Asher, returns. Under his relentless taunts, her blood begins to boil. Under his piercing gaze, her heart begins to flutter. And the more her icy soul begins to thaw, the more Jade comes to question everything she's ever known--and, more importantly, whose side she's really on. Keywords: Teen & Young Adult, Fairytale, Fairy Tale, Retelling, Adaptation, Fairy Tale Adaptation, Sleeping Beauty, Romance, Dystopian, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Love, Action & Adventure, Magic, Fantasy, Evil Queen, Prince Charming RAVE REVIEWS for Gathering Frost! "My favorite thing about this book is the action. Jade isn't a sleeping princess. She's the best fighter and so fierce in her "empty" state. I felt like this was an urban fantasy with all the steam of a romance." - Jessie Potts, USA Today 'Happy Ever After Blog' "Davis writes with confidence and poise, and the story's many twists and turns stave off predictability and allow readers to become immersed in a starkly magical world filled with last hopes." - Publisher's Weekly "Gathering Frost is just awesome in every way. Beautiful prose, lots of heart-wrenching emotion, action and romance, a great, unstoppable villain, and a smart, tough heroine who will fight for what she wants." - Geeks In High School "The writing is flawless as always and I must say, way to take a classic and make such a creative and wonderful twist to it...It's well thought out and it unbelievably magnificent. I seriously couldn't put it down. Wait I never actually put it down. I started and finished in one sitting because it's just that good. This one is a MUST READ." - Happy Tails and Tales Blog "I loved everything about this book! The different take on Sleeping Beauty, the strong female characters, and the overall vibe of the book/series to come. Jade is amazing and leaped off the page...This is not just a romance! It has great action scenes where Jade is kicking some major ass and there are surprises at every corner." - Hooked In A Book "I loved this book. To me is it a very loose reimagined world of Sleeping Beauty, but that is a good thing. It kept me guessing and really kept me on the edge of my seat. I stayed up late reading as I just had to know what happens next." - Michelle's Paranormal Vault of Books