In the city; Detective Michael Glass is not a nice guy but he's hoping to change that by leaving the grit and grime of the city and moving into a house in the country. He also has taken custody of his deceased sister's two teenage daughters hoping to give them time to adjust to their loss. He is keenly aware this is a second chance for he and the girls. But what he doesn't realize is that a nightmare is about to be unleashed and he is the only one who can stop it! In the country; The Watcher has been waiting nineteen years for the breach to occur again in the old farmhouse. And now the time is at hand. The battle between good and evil, light and darkness, is beginning!
The Aztec Treasure-House, billed as "A Romance of Contemporaneous Antiquity," is a lost-race novel, as the narrator travels to Mexico and finds a lost tribe of Aztecs, hidden treasure, and gold.
Thomas Allibone Janvier (1849-1913) was an American story-writer and historian, born in Philadelphia of Provencal descent. His father in law was Philadelphia businessman and poet Francis De Haes Janvier. He received a public school education, then worked in Philadelphia for newspapers from 1870-81. He became interested in the West and Mexico, and went on to pen several novels and non-fiction works on the subjects, including The Aztec Treasure House (1890), Stories of Old New Spain (1891), and Legends of the City of Mexico (1910)."
Who is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here in New Mouse City, the capital of Mouse Island, my books are all bestsellers! My stories are full of fun - tastier than Swiss cheese and tangier than extra-sharp cheddar. They are whisker-licking-good stories, and that's a promise! Lost in a dark, spooky forest! It was truly a fur-raising experience for a 'fraidy-mouse like me. So I sought shelter in a crumbling old mansion. The place was completely empty ... or so I thought. But I quickly discovered that it was haunted - by cats! Let me tell you, this was one case where curiosity almost killed the mouse.
From its subways to its skyline, New York City is America's busiest, noisiest, and most exciting city. These 12 puzzles are designed to take you from Hell's Kitchen to Harlem, from Brooklyn to the Bronx and everywhere in between. Grab a pencil, open this book, and take a bite out of the Big Apple!"
A revised Methuen Student Edition of the classic set text A Doll's House (1879), this is a masterpiece of theatrical craft that for the first time portrayed the tragic hypocrisy of Victorian middle-class marriage on stage. The play ushered in a new social era and "exploded like a bomb into contemporary life."
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