Dark Visions

The Strange Power; The Possessed; The Passion

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Author: L.J. Smith

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416996668

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 752

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GIFTED AND CURSED Kaitlyn Fairchild has always felt like an outsider in her small hometown. Her haunting eyes and prophetic drawings have earned her a reputation as a witch. But Kait's not a witch: She's a psychic. Tired of being shunned, Kait accepts an invitation to attend the Zetes Institute, where she can have a fresh start and study with other psychic teens. Learning to hone her abilities with four other gifted students, Kait discovers the intensity of her power -- and the joy of having true friends. But those friendships quickly become complicated when Kait finds herself torn between two irresistible guys. Rob is kind and athletic, and heals people with his good energy. Gabriel is aggressive and mysterious, a telepath concealing his true nature as a psychic vampire, feeding off of others' life energy. Together, Rob and Gabriel's opposing forces threaten the group's stability. Then one of the experiments traps the five teens in a psychic link. A link that threatens their sanity and their lives. And Kaitlyn must decide whom to trust...and whom to love.

Dark Visions

Conversations with the Masters of the Horror Film

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Author: Stanley Wiater

Publisher: Crossroad Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: N.A

View: 1979

THE MAESTROS OF CELLULOID TERROR The lights dim. The giant screen flickers. And suddenly our most gruesome and ghastly nightmares come to blood-chilling life before our eyes. From filmmakers whose macabre images haunt our dreams to actors and make-up artists who conspire to create monsters, twenty-two brilliant purveyors of cinematic dread usher us into their unique world of shadows and terror-sharing with us the secrets of their remarkable craft: the visual art of fear. Featuring interviews with: Clive Barker, John Carpenter, Larry Cohen, Roger Corman, Wes Craven, David Cronenberg, Robert Englund, Stuart Gordon, Gale Ann Hurd, Michael Mcdowell, Caroline Munro, William F. Nolan, Vincent Price, Sam Raimi, George A. Romero, Paul M. Sammon, Tom Savini, Dick Smith, Joseph Stefano, Stan Winston, Kevin Yagher, and Brian Yuzna

Dark Visions

Personal Accounts of the Mysterious in Canada

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Author: John Robert Colombo

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9780888821423

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 384

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Personal Accounts of the Mysterious in Canada.

Dark Visions BIND-UP

The Strange Power, The Possessed, The Passion

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Author: L.J. Smith

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0857070398

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 736

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The strange power: Kaitlyn is an artist, but not an ordinary one; everything she draws comes true. When she is invited by Dr Xetes, a scientist who is studying psychic abilities, to join his school of "talented individuals" in California, Kaitlyn is only too happy to go. There she meets Rob, a healer, and Gabriel, a dark lone wolf, who apparently wants nothing to do with her. But with so much supernatural energy going around, it's hardly surprising that the psychics soon develop a telepathic link that can't be broken. The Possessed:Having learned the dark secrets of the psychic institute, Kaitlyn and her new friends are on the run, not even daring to contact their parents or old friends. As the group hide-out together they grow closer and Kaitlyn finally discovers Gabriel's dark secret: he's a psychic vampire. In order to survive he needs to drain other people's life-force, but he's been holding back to keep others safe. Kaitlyn offers herself as a source - and finds the experience not entirely un-enjoyable. The Passion: Back at the lab, captured like animals, Kaitlyn and her friends are still in danger from the evil Dr Xetes. To escape they will need to face the true meaning of what their psychic link really means. But Kaitlyn is battling with an internal conflict too: Rob or Gabriel? Sunlight or darkness? She'll need to search her heart for the answer.

Dark Visions

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Author: Maxine O'Callaghan

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781798969137

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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SECOND SIGHT..PRECOGNITION... Mitch always had the power...or the curse. It had been passed down in her family tree, generation to generation.No matter how far away she ran, the unwanted visions of killing filled her mind. She felt the victim's terror, the terrible pain of the stabbing knife.Unable to banish what she has seen, Mitch goes to the police. And seals her doom...The murderer knows that Mitch's gift is real. The next death Mitch sees will be her own.DARK VISIONS

L.A. Noir

Nine Dark Visions of the City of Angels

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Author: William Hare

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786437405

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 247

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Los Angeles is an ideal city for film noir for both economic and aesthetic reasons. The largest metropolitan area in the country, home to an ever-changing population of the disillusioned and in close proximity to city, mountains, ocean, and desert, the City of Angels became a center of American film noir. This detailed discussion of nine films explores such topics as why certain settings are appropriate for film noir, why L.A. has been a favorite of authors such as Raymond Chandler, and relevant political developments in the area. The films are also examined in terms of story content as well as how they developed in the project stage. Utilizing a number of quotes from interviews, the work examines actors, directors, and others involved with the films, touching on their careers and details of their time in L.A. The major films covered are The Big Sleep, Criss Cross, D.O.A., In A Lonely Place, The Blue Gardenia, Kiss Me Deadly, The Killing, Chinatown, and L.A. Confidential.

Dark Visions

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Author: Stephen King,George R. R. Martin,Dan Simmons

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 9780575402904

Category: Horror tales, American

Page: 381

View: 5153

Take three of the leading names in contemporary horror writing, commission one-third of a book's worth of stories from each, and the result is DARK VISIONS. Stephen King leads off with three stories, including "Sneakers", about a very unusual haunting, and "Dedication", one of the most powerful and unsettling of all his works. Dan Simmons pays homage to Philip K Dick with "Metastasis", one of three highly accomplished stories. And George Martin rounds off the book with the brilliant werewolf novella, "The Skin Trade". DARK VISIONS is a brilliantly original showcase from three masters of the macabre.

Dark Visions of Torment

Symbol and Structure in William Blake's The Book of Urizen

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Author: Leslie Tannenbaum

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 428

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The Sword and the Flute

Kālī and Kṛṣṇa, Dark Visions of the Terrible and the Sublime in Hindu Mythology

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Author: David R. Kinsley

Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publ.

ISBN: 9788120813151

Category: Krishna (Hindu deity)

Page: 167

View: 8784

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Dark Visions

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Author: T. Lucien Wright

Publisher: Pinnacle Books

ISBN: 9781558177321

Category: Fiction

Page: 317

View: 6450

In order to save herself from the bloodlust of Freeman Ridge, a terrifying killer with supernatural powers, Amelia must surrender to the evil secrets of "the tunnel," a vision that she has had since she was a child. Original.