More ghost stories, mysteries, and legends of Henry County and other nearby counties, including Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Madison, Randolph, Rush, Union and Wayne. Forty-four ghost stories, mysteries and legends, plus authentic "ghostly glimpses" of the supernatural experienced by local people.
The only thing Avery Hood can remember about the night her parents died is that she saw silver - deadly silver, moving inhumanly fast. As much as she wants to remember who killed her parents, she can't, and there's nothing left to do but try to piece her life back together. Then Avery meets the new boy in school - Ben, mysterious and beautiful, with whom she feels a connection like nothing she's ever experienced before. When Ben reveals he's a werewolf, Avery still trusts him - at first. Then she sees that sometimes his eyes flash an inhuman silver. And she learns that she's not the only one who can't remember the night her parents died. Part murder mystery, part grief narrative and part heart-stopping, headlong romance, Low Red Moon is a must-read for teen paranormal fans. As breathless as Twilight and as spooky as Shiver, this is a book to be devoured in one sitting - by an acclaimed YA author making her paranormal debut under the pseudonym Ivy Devlin.
Author: David S. Michaels
Publisher: Variance LLC
Release Date: 2007-09-01
July 13, 1969. Three days before Apollo 11 lifts off from Cape Canaveral, the Soviet Union launches Luna 15, a rocket carrying the lunar lander, Firebird. They later claim it was a failed robotic probe, concealing a final attempt at beating America in the moon race and sealing the fate of its lone occupant, Grigor Belinsky, a cosmonaut blackmailed into flying the one-way mission. July, 2019. A multinational mission lands on the moon's Sea of Crises. American astronaut Janet Luckman leads a team in search of the Mother Lode: lunar ice, laced with Helium-3-a desperately needed energy source. The future of humanity rides on Luckman's success. Luckman discovers the Firebird and recovers its flight log, but the body of its mystery cosmonaut (Belinsky) is missing. Facing a 51 hour deadline, the dangerous lunar environment and a traitorous crew member bent on murder, she struggles to find the Mother Lode and uncover Belinsky's fate. A firestorm erupts on Earth as both American and Russian authorities attempt to hide the truth about Firebird. As renowned scientist, Milo Jefferson, investigates the Firebird mystery in Moscow, he finds himself in a hall of mirrors created by the sinister genius leading Russia's new Tsarist government: Mikhail Rabikoff. Rabikoff knows that the revelation of Belinsky's fate could topple his regime and will risk the fate of humanity in his attempt to elude Jefferson's inquiries and destroy the truth.
"The moon was red on the night my mother died. Fat, fairly bursting, as I remember, it rode so low in the sky that it grazed the backs of the leopards who hissed and spat and cursed it for interrupting the hunt. It caressed the thorny tips of the acacia trees, bending them, seeming to crush them with light." In The Red Moon, newcomer Kuwana Haulsey has crafted a strikingly beautiful coming-of-age story set amid the turbulent history of modern Kenya. The novel centers on Nasarian, the daughter of a successful Samburu herdsman and his Somali fourth wife. On the verge of adulthood, Nasarian finds herself trapped between the demands of her traditional tribal life and her desire to live abroad as a writer. When her parents die suddenly, Nasarian's plan to escape her sheltered world is undermined by her scornful brother Lolorok. Disgusted by Nasarian's refusal to be circumcised and thus initiated into the traditional role of wife and mother, Lolorok allows his sister to be inherited by a distant cousin. Nasarian is convinced that no matter how hard she fights, she will never be allowed to call her life her own. She is dogged by the memory of her father, who was caught in the midst of a brutal war, branded with the name Mau Mau, imprisoned as a terrorist. She is haunted by the spirit of her mother, captured in a bloody raid and destined, like Nasarian, to be an outcast. Nasarian runs away, sparking a sweeping journey of discovery that evokes fifty years and three generations of her family history. Weaving ancient myth and folklore into the tapestry of Nasarian's personal quest, The Red Moon chronicles the yearning of a brave young woman while simultaneously depicting a nation's equally fierce search for a truthful and lasting spiritual independence. Stunning in its revelations, The Red Moon portrays incisively a way of life rarely glimpsed by those who have not experienced its richness and survived its terror. With an intensity rare in modern fiction, The Red Moon takes readers into the heart of an incredibly courageous young woman. From the Hardcover edition.
Author: Matthew Brzezinski
Release Date: 2007-09-18
For the fiftieth anniversary of Sputnik, the behind-the-scenes story of the fierce battles on earth that launched the superpowers into space The spy planes were driving Nikita Khrushchev mad. Whenever America wanted to peer inside the Soviet Union, it launched a U-2, which flew too high to be shot down. But Sergei Korolev, Russia's chief rocket designer, had a riposte: an artificial satellite that would orbit the earth and cross American skies at will. On October 4, 1957, the launch of Korolev's satellite, Sputnik, stunned the world. In Red Moon Rising, Matthew Brzezinski takes us inside the Kremlin, the White House, secret military facilities, and the halls of Congress to bring to life the Russians and Americans who feared and distrusted their compatriots as much as their superpower rivals. Drawing on original interviews and new documentary sources from both sides of the Cold War divide, he shows how Khrushchev and Dwight Eisenhower were buffeted by crises of their own creation, leaving the door open to ambitious politicians and scientists to squabble over the heavens and the earth. It is a story rich in the paranoia of the time, with combatants that included two future presidents, survivors of the gulag, corporate chieftains, rehabilitated Nazis, and a general who won the day by refusing to follow orders. Sputnik set in motion events that led not only to the moon landing but also to cell phones, federally guaranteed student loans, and the wireless Internet. Red Moon Rising recounts the true story of the birth of the space age in dramatic detail, bringing it to life as never before.
Author: Benjamin Percy
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-05-09
Every teenage girl thinks she's different. When government agents kick down Claire Forrester's front door and murder her parents, Claire realises just how different she is. Patrick Gamble was nothing special until the day he got on a plane and, hours later, stepped off it, the only passenger left alive. A hero. President Chase Williams has vowed to eradicate the menace. Unknown to the electorate, however, he is becoming the very thing he has sworn to destroy. Each of them is caught up in a war that so far has been controlled with laws and violence and drugs. But an uprising is about to leave them damaged, lost, and tied to one another for ever. The night of the red moon is coming, when an unrecognizable world will emerge, and the battle for humanity will begin.
It begins in 1964 with the sudden and unexpected death of Sergai Korolev, the man who ran the Soviet Space Program. Young Yuri Ribko, an engineering student working for one of the Korolev's bureaus, is either fortunate or unfortunate to have an uncle who is a high ranking member of State security. Yuri's uncle recruits him to spy within the Bureau, to assist in identifying possible threats to the Space Program. In return, Yuri is set on a fast-track of promotion, from engineering assistant to cosmonaut. From the earliest work on Russia's lunar lander, through a devastating string of exploding launch vehicles and deadly landings, Red Moon gives us an insider's view of Russia's gallant but doomed Moon Shot. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Rachel Anderson
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2011-06-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Hamish is sensible, conscientious, and respectable, friends with the good boys, stays away from the bad ones. When his father is murdered in an act of random violence, Hamish's world turns upside down. Angry and alienated, Hamish begins to lose his tolerant beliefs and is drawn towards racist reactions. A move to France promises a much needed new beginning, but only builds Hamish's new attitudes as he becomes embroiled in the narrow-minded views of the locals. But then a boat of north-african refugees founders on the coast and Hamish encounters the sole survivor. Now his world is turned upside down again, caught between the violence of his past experiences and new realities unfolding in front of him.
Author: Carlos Trillo
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Published between 1998 and 2000, and set in a mythical medieval world, Red Moon follows the fortunes of Antolin, a young juggler, as he attempts to free the Land of Burien from the evil Lord of Leona. In a swashbuckling adventure that will remind readers of The Never-Ending Story (Puffin, 2009), a full cast of circus performers, knights, fairies, witches, lords and ladies create an unmistakably magical world. Red Moon is about to get the worldwide audience it deserves.
Author: Peter Moore
Release Date: 2012-08-07
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Being only half-vampyre in a high school like Danny Gray's makes you a whole loser. But Danny manages to escape the worst of the hounding thanks to genetic treatments that mask his werewolf side. So far, he’s been able to live the privileged life of a vampyre. Vamps are society’s elite, while wulves like Danny’s father are less than second-class citizens. During the full moon they become inmates, forced to undergo their Change in dangerous government compounds. But Danny never had to worry about any of that. Until now. Lately, every time there’s a full moon, he’s been getting weird symptoms: keen night vision, skull-splitting headaches, and increased strength. Now his new girlfriend, a human named Juliet, is wondering what’s wrong with him. She’s asking questions… questions he can’t answer. If his fears turn out to be true, everything in Danny’s life could be destroyed. Is there any way he can get through the next full moon without everyone finding out what he really is? Set in a paranormal world not too far from our own, Peter Moore crafts an unforgettable coming-of-age story that will raise readers' hackles.
In the small town of Silverton, Colorado there was a normal man named Brian White who lived just like everyone else in the world trying to make a decent living for himself and his girlfriend Sylvia with whom he lived. Brian had a great life going for him until one day as fate had it he met with a mysterious gypsy from a carnival he went to. She knew of Brian's future and what he would become in his days living in this world. She knew he would become something that has prowled through the shadows of this earth for centuries and only comes out during a full moon. She knew he would become a werewolf. Now it seems that every full moon that goes by he becomes more beastly than being himself. His whole life becomes turned into a living nightmare as he becomes more frustrated and begins losing his mind. It's only a matter of time before he can think of a way to tame the monster in him before it is too late.
For the Hunters, the Hunt was a religion. The Sacred Prey, sentient beings collected from all over the galaxy, were literally given a fighting chance--they were allowed to choose weapons from an armory with every imaginable weapon and given time to train. Then they were taken to the place of the Hunt, where death awaited them. Those who survived until the eclipse of the red moon, however, were honored by the Hunters and rewarded with all the wealth they could desire. The trick, of course, was surviving.
Several years after the events in Threshold, Chance and Deacon have married. They’re looking ahead to the future, trying to put the past behind them. But new nightmares await them as a woman with a need for violence enters their lives. And something even worse has followed her...