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Midnight Taxi Tango (Bone Street Rumba Novel #2)

by Daniel José Older

The author of Half-Resurrection Blues returns in a new Bone Street Rumba Novel--a knife-edge, noir-shaded urban fantasy of crime after death.The streets of New York are hungry tonight... <P><P>Carlos Delacruz straddles the line between the living and the not-so alive. As an agent for the Council of the Dead, he eliminates New York's ghostlier problems. This time it's a string of gruesome paranormal accidents in Brooklyn's Von King Park that has already taken the lives of several locals--and is bound to take more. The incidents in the park have put Kia on edge. When she first met Carlos, he was the weird guy who came to Baba Eddie's botánica, where she worked. But the closer they've gotten, the more she's seeing the world from Carlos's point of view. In fact, she's starting to see ghosts. And the situation is far more sinister than that--because whatever is bringing out the dead, it's only just getting started.From the Paperback edition.

The Midnight Train and Other Ghost Stories

by Reeta Dutta Gupta

This is a collection of ten ghost stories based on real life encounters.

The Midnight Twins

by Jacquelyn Mitchard

After battling a mysterious fire on the night of their thirteenth birthday, identical twins Meredith and Mallory Brynn awaken in the hospital with terrifying new powers: Merry can see into the past. Mally can see into the future. But their new gifts come with a heavy price: the mystical bond the twins have shared their entire lives is badly damaged. And now their small town is threatened by a looming danger only the twins can stop. That is, if they can harness their power before it destroys them both. The first book in a lyrical, haunting new trilogy, The Midnight Twins explores the unearthly connection between the Brynn sisters in the same thrilling prose that has made Jacquelyn Mitchard into a national treasure.

Midnight Under the Mistletoe

by Sara Orwig

Billionaire Zach Delaney needs a live-in assistant while he recuperates from an injury. But when Emma Hillman arrives at his Texas ranch with her suitcase, he knows he'll have to work hard to resist her. She's sexy and efficient, but way too family-oriented for a risk-taking globe-trotter like him.Emma is supposed to type, file and sort through centuries-old Delaney family letters-not be seduced by her gorgeous boss into a can't-last affair. But as she tries to transform Zach into a man who values family, she ends up expecting a Delaney of her own. Will Zach head for his jet...or welcome his Christmas heir?

Midnight (The Vampire Diaries: The Return, Volume 3)

by L. J. Smith

The "New York Times"-bestselling series continues with "Midnight," the final chapter of the Vampire Diaries: The Return trilogy.

Midnight Voices

by John Saul

What if insidious evil flourished in the one place where you feel most safe: your very own home? The chilling answer comes fromNew York Timesbestselling master of suspense John Saul–in a new novel that makes terror a household word. The sudden, tragic death of her husband leaves Carolyn Evans alone in New York City to raise an eleven year-old son and a twelve-year-old daughter on little money and even less hope. But then she meets and marries handsome, successful Anthony Fleming, who wins her heart an...

Midnight Whispers

by V. C. Andrews

Happy and innocent, Dawn's daughter Christie has grown up in the safest, most loving of homes...Yet Christie can't help feeling as if a dark cloud hovers over Cutler's Cove...a cloud whose origins lie in her family's troubled history, and the many questions no one, not even Dawn, will answer. Only one person can always chase away her blues: Gavin, Daddy Jimmy's young and handsome stepbrother.Then, in one harsh night, Christie's world is changed forever. She is shocked to discover her Uncle Philip's unbrotherly love for her mother but even worse is the way he now looks at Christie, his eyes bright with tortured passion. Fleeing to New York City, she finds her real father...a pathetic, helpless has-been. Desperate and heartbroken, she turns to Gavin, who travels with her to The Meadows, the plantation where Christie was born. In Gavin's arms, in the first, tender moments of true love, Christie finds a refuge from her painful memories. But The Meadows is blighted by its own dark secrets -- and all too soon Christie is torn from Gavin's embrace. Now as black storms of evil gather around her, Christie must struggle to break the cruel bonds of the past...to defy the curse that has haunted Cutler's Cove for generations....

The Midnight Witch

by Paula Brackston

Midnight is the most bewitching hour of them all. From Paula Brackston, the New York Times bestselling author of The Witch's Daughter and The Winter Witch, comes a magical tale that is as dark as it is enchanting. Set in high society Edwardian England, The Midnight Witch is the story of a young witch who faces the choice between love and loyalty to her coven. "The dead are seldom silent. All that is required for them to be heard is that someone be willing to listen. I have been listening to the dead all my life." Lady Lilith Montgomery is the daughter of the sixth Duke of Radnor. She is one of the most beautiful young women in London and engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. She is also a witch. When her father dies, her hapless brother Freddie takes on his title. But it is Lilith, instructed in the art of necromancy, who inherits their father's role as Head Witch of the Lazarus Coven. And it is Lilith who must face the threat of the Sentinels, a powerful group of sorcerers intent on reclaiming the Elixir from the coven's guardianship for their own dark purposes. Lilith knows the Lazarus creed: secrecy and silence. To abandon either would put both the coven and all she holds dear in grave danger. She has spent her life honoring it, right down to her engagement to her childhood friend and fellow witch, Viscount Louis Harcourt. Until the day she meets Bram, a talented artist who is neither a witch nor a member of her class. With him, she must not be secret and silent. Despite her loyalty to the coven and duty to her family, Lilith cannot keep her life as a witch hidden from the man she loves. To tell him will risk everything.

Midnight Without a Moon

by Linda Williams Jackson

It’s Mississippi in the summer of 1955, and Rose Lee Carter can’t wait to move north. But for now, she’s living with her sharecropper grandparents on a white man’s cotton plantation. Then, one town over, an African American boy, Emmett Till, is killed for allegedly whistling at a white woman. When Till’s murderers are unjustly acquitted, Rose realizes that the South needs a change . . . and that she should be part of the movement. Linda Jackson’s moving debut seamlessly blends a fictional portrait of an African American family and factual events from a famous trial that provoked change in race relations in the United States.

Midnighters #1: The Secret Hour

by Scott Westerfeld

A few nights after Jessica Day arrives in Bixby, Oklahoma, she wakes up at midnight to find the entire world frozen, except for her and a few others who call themselves 'midnighters'. Dark things haunt this midnight hour - dark things with a mysterious interest in Jessica. The question is ?hy; The Secret Hour is a compelling tale of dark secrets, midnight romance, eerie creatures, courage, destiny, and unexpected peril.

Midnighters #2: Touching Darkness

by Scott Westerfeld

Bixby, Oklahoma, is full of secrets.some come out at midnight.some should stay hidden. As the Midnighters search for the truth about the secret hour, they uncover terrifying mysteries woven into the very fabric of Bixby's history, and a conspiracy that touches the world of daylight. This time Jessica Day is not the only Midnighter in mortal danger, and if the group can't find a way to come together, they could lose one of their own . . . forever.

Midnighters #3: Blue Noon

by Scott Westerfeld

The five teenage Midnighters of Bixby, Oklahoma, thought they understood the secret midnight hour-until one morning when time freezes in the middle of the day. The noise of school stops. Cheerleaders are frozen in midair. Everything is the haunted blue color of the midnight hour. As the Midnighters scramble for answers, they discover that the walls between the secret hour and real time are crumbling. Soon the dark creatures will break through to feed at last . . . unless these five teenagers can find a way to stop them.

Midnight's Children

by Salman Rushdie

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time<P><P> Winner of the Booker of Bookers<P> Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India’s 1,000 other “midnight’s children,” all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts. <P> This novel is at once a fascinating family saga and an astonishing evocation of a vast land and its people–a brilliant incarnation of the universal human comedy. Twenty-five years after its publication, Midnight’s Children stands apart as both an epochal work of fiction and a brilliant performance by one of the great literary voices of our time.<P> Man Booker Prize winner

Midnight's Children

by Salman Rushdie Anita Desai

Introduction by Anita Desai<P><P> Saleem Sinai was born at midnight, the midnight of India's independence, and finds himself mysteriously 'handcuffed to history' by the coincidence. He is one of 1,001 children born at the midnight hour, each of them endowed with an extraordinary talent -- and whose privilege and curse it is to be both master and victims of their times. Through Saleem's gifts -- inner voices and a wildly sensitive sense of smell -- we are drawn into a fascinating family saga set against the vast, colourful background of the India of this century.<P> Man Booker Prize Winner

Midnight's Daughter (Dorina Basarab, Dhampir, Book 1)

by Karen Chance

Dorina Basarab is a dhampir, the daughter of a vampire and a human woman. Subject to uncontrollable rages, most dhampirs are born barking mad and live very short, very violent lives. So for five hundred years, Dory has been fighting to maintain her sanity by unleashing her homicidal tendencies on those demons and vampires who deserve killing. But now Dory's vampire father has come back into her life. Her uncle Dracula, notorious even among vampires for his cruelty and murderous ways, has escaped from prison, and her father wants Dory to work with the gorgeous vampire dueling champion Louis-Cesare to put him back there. Vampires and dhampirs are mortal enemies, and Dory prefers to work alone. But Dracula is the only thing on earth that truly scares her, and when Dory has to go up against him, she'll take all the help she can get...

Midnight's Kiss (Elder Races #8)

by Thea Harrison

In the latest Novel of the Elder Races, two souls who have long buried their passions are about to be consumed...<P><P>Ever since their scorching affair ended years ago, Julian, the Nightkind King, and Melisande, daughter of the Light Fae Queen, have tried to put the past behind them--and distance between them. But when a war breaks out between Julian and Justine, a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind council, they find themselves thrown together under treacherous circumstances...Kidnapped as leverage against Julian, Melly is convinced that her former lover won't be rushing to her rescue. <P>But when Julian gives himself up to save her, they both end up Justine's captives. Armed only with their wits and their anger, Melly and Julian must work together to escape. But will they be able to ignore their complicated history, or will the fiery passion that once burned them blaze again?

Midnight's Master

by Cynthia Eden

In this sexy, gripping novel, Cynthia Eden draws readers deeper into the realm of the Others--vampires, shifters, and sinfully attractive demons whose powers are matched only by their dark hungers. . . Tall, dark, and formidable, Niol Lapen is the last demon on earth most people would ask for a favor, yet the sexy little reporter who wanders into his club dares to do exactly that. Holly Storm already knows too much about his kind, and Niol has no wish to help her get in deeper over her head. But working alongside her may be the only way to stop a killer, even as it ignites a primal desire unlike anything he's known. Holly has seen firsthand what Niol is capable of, but that doesn't frighten her nearly as much as her body's instinctive reaction to him, or the wild, fierce passion that would tempt her to follow him through hell itself. Something evil and relentless is prowling the streets of Atlanta. And as Holly's search leads her into danger that even Niol could never have predicted, she'll uncover a secret that could rip her world apart. . "Fast-paced, fun, and steamy, Midnight's Master is a page-turning treat!" --Jeaniene Frost

Midnight's Wild Passion

by Anna Campbell

London's most notorious seducer, Nicholas Challoner lives solely for revenge . . . The dashing, licentious Marquess of Ranelaw can never forgive Godfrey Demarest for ruining his sister-now the time has come to repay the villain in the same coin. But one formidably intriguing impediment stands in the way of Nicholas's vengeance: Miss Antonia Smith, companion to his foe's unsuspecting daughter. Having herself been deceived and disgraced by a rogue-banished by her privileged family as a result and forced to live a lie-Antonia vows to protect her charge from the same cruel fate. She recognizes Ranelaw for the shameless blackguard he is and will devote every ounce of her intelligence and resolve to thwarting him. Yet Antonia has always had a fatal weakness for rakes . . .

Midst Toil and Tribulation (Safehold #6)

by David Weber

The island kingdom of Charis began to defy the edicts of the Church of God Awaiting. Charis attained independence and the populous Republic of Siddermark is sliding into chaos. The Rulers have their hands full trying to stave off wholesale starvation in Siddermark while at the same time shipping in enough land combat units to fend off the "volunteers" from the Church's Temple Lands. And there are those who wonder what will happen if Siddermark starves.

Midsummer Madness

by Christine Rimmer

For Juliet Huddleston, being a virgin was anything but funny. It was downright humiliating. She's practically invisible to everyone, including hotter-than-molten-lava Cody MacIntyre -- her client, her oldest friend and eye candy for every woman in town. By her thirtieth birthday, Julie's had enough. She makes a resolution to ditch the quiet-mouse routine, and finally give her Inner Assertive Woman a voice. But no one -- including Julie -- was prepared for exactly how assertive she could be. Not only is she now the new director of the town's midsummer festival, slipping into super-sexy attire and driving a red-hot car, but Julie's also decided to indulge in a little midsummer fling -- with Cody. Now the entire town, including Julie herself, is wondering what happened to the old Julie. . .

Midsummer Magic

by Catherine Coulter

First in the Magic Trilogy.A clever, beautiful woman disguises herself as a mousy Scottish lass to keep the notoriously rakish Earl of Rothermere from marrying her, only to find she was chosen for that very reason. After the earl discards her, she sheds her dowdy facade to become London society's brightest star--rousing the ire and igniting the passions of her faithless husband.

Midsummer Magic

by Catherine Coulter

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes the story of a match made in hell that became a marriage made in heaven.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

Hermia refuses to marry Demetrius because she loves Lysander, and her friend Helena loves Demetrius. The romantic confusion thickens when Puck, a troublesome sprite, interferes. Shakespeare's beloved comedy ends happily after a string of mishaps and mistaken identities have been resolved.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare Russ Mcdonald Stephen Orgel A. R. Braunmuller

The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shakespeareans. Each book includes an essay on the theatrical world of Shakespeare's time, an introduction to the individual play, and a detailed note on the text used. Updated by general editors Stephen Orgel and A. R. Braunmuller, these easy-to-read editions incorporate over thirty years of Shakespeare scholarship undertaken since the original series, edited by Alfred Harbage, appeared between 1956 and 1967. With stunning new covers, definitive texts, and illuminating essays, the Pelican Shakespeare will remain a valued resource for students, teachers, and theater professionals for many years to come. This edition of A Midsummer Night's Dream is edited with an introduction by Russ McDonald.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

by William Shakespeare

The course of true love never did run smooth. Demetrius and Lysander love Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander, but is betrothed to Demetrius-much to her dismay. And no one loves Helena, though her heart belongs to Demetrius. It seems that love could never be so complicated! When Hermia and Lysander escape through the forest to elope, Demetrius chases them-and Helena chases him. With the magic of the forest bewitching the hand of fate, perhaps their dreams of love will come true. . . . Beautifully presented for a modern teen audience with both the original play and prose retellings selected from the Your Midsummer Night's Dream writing contest on inkpop.com, this is the must-have edition of William Shakespeare's timeless classic.

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