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Anvil of Stars (Forge of God, #2)
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But The Stars
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"But the stars that marked our starting fall away.
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–Dante Alighieri, Inferno, 1301 AD

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How to Rule an Empire and Get Away with It (The Siege, #2)
This is the story of how the City was saved, by Notker the professional liar, written down because eventually the truth always seeps through.

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Salvation Lost (Salvation Sequence #2)
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After nearly twenty years, Vernor Vinge has produced an enthralling sequel to his memorable bestselling novel A Fire Upon the Deep.

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For Love of Evil (Incarnations of Immortality, #6)
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From Alfred to Henry III, 871-1272
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THX 1138
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Visit the future where love is the ultimate crime. Meet the nameless man who dares to pit himself against the state. Star Wars director-author George Lucas's original story of man's war for humanity i…
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Ghost and Horror Stories of Ambrose Bierce
23 modern horror stories by American master. "The Eyes of the Panther," "The Damned Thing," 21 more. "These pieces are not dated, nor are they lacking any of the narrative elements necessary to attrac…
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Blood Runs Cold
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Robert Bloch.Blood Runs Cold. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961. First edition, first printing.Octavo. 246 pages. Publisher's binding and dust jacket.

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The Cure
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