Near Dark

Near Dark

Near Dark

Instant #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller “Fast-paced...pulse-pounding...supremely entertaining…His best ever.” —The Washington Times “If you love thrillers…if you’ve ever read a thriller you enjoyed…if you think you *might* like a thriller…you HAVE to order Brad Thor’s Near Dark. This might be the single greatest thriller I’ve covered on The Real Book Spy. It’s amazing!” —The Real Book Spy Scot Harvath returns in the newest thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Thor. The world’s largest bounty has just been placed upon America’s top spy. His only hope for survival is to outwit, outrun, and outlast his enemies long enough to get to the truth. But for Scot Harvath to accomplish his most dangerous mission ever—one that has already claimed the lives of the people closest to him, including his new wife—he’s going to need help—a lot of it. Not knowing whom he can trust, Harvath finds an unlikely ally in Norwegian intelligence operative Sølvi Kolstad. Just as smart, just as deadly, and just as determined, she not only has the skills, but also the broken, troubled past to match Harvath’s own.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Brad Thor
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-04-27
Total Pages : 432 Pages
ISBN : 9781982104078


Near Dark

Near Dark

First released in 1987, Near Dark is a vampire film set in the contemporary American Midwest that tells the story of Caleb, a half-vampire trying to decide whether to embrace his vampire nature or return to his human family. The film, an early work of the now-established director Kathryn Bigelow, skilfully mixes genre conventions, combining gothic tropes with those of the Western, road movie and film noir, while also introducing elements of the outlaw romance genre. Stacey Abbott's study of the film addresses it as a genre hybrid that also challenges conventions of the vampire film. The vampires are morally ambiguous and undermine the class structures that have historically defined stories of the undead. These are not aristocrats but instead they capture the allure and horror of the disenfranchised and the underclass. As Abbott describes, Near Dark was crucial in consolidating Bigelow's standing as a director of significance at an early point in her career, not simply because of her visual art background, but because of the way in which she would from Near Dark onward re-envision other traditionally mainstream genres of filmmaking.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Stacey Abbott
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2020-10-29
Total Pages : 104 Pages
ISBN : 9781911239284


Near Dark

Near Dark

After the Vampire Magician’s attempt to free Lucifer in Chicago, the Ancients are on their way to Thermopolis, Wyoming, to hold the Vampire Sheriff accountable. During the battle of Chicago, the demon Legion escaped from Hell and is determined to open Hell's Gates. Sam Harlan and Callie Calahane will have to call upon every friend and ally if they want to get out of Thermopolis alive.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Kevin Lee Swaim
Publisher : Picadillo Publishing
Release : 2020-11-17
Total Pages : 253 Pages
ISBN :


The Cinema Of Kathryn Bigelow

The Cinema Of Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow has undoubtedly been one of Hollywood's most significant female players, well known in popular terms for films such as Point Break and Blue Steel, yet relatively unexplored in academia. This collection explores how Bigelow can be seen to provide a point of intersection to a whole range of issues at the forefront of contemporary film studies and of the transformation of Hollywood into a post-classical cinema machine, with a particular emphasis on her most ambitious and controversial picture, Strange Days.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Deborah Jermyn
Publisher : Wallflower Press
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 232 Pages
ISBN : 1903364426


Such A Dark Thing

Such A Dark Thing

Evil, death, demons, reanimation, and resurrection. While such topics are often reserved for the darker mindscapes of the vampire subgenre within popular culture, they are equally integral elements of religious history and belief. Despite the cultural shift of presenting vampires in a secular light, the traditional figure of the vampire within cinema and literature has a rich legacy of serving as a theological marker. Whether as a symbol of the allure of sin, as an apologetic for assorted religious icons, or as a gateway into a discussion of liberationist theology, the vampire has served as a spiritual touchstone from Bram Stoker's Dracula, to Stephen King's Salem's Lot, to the HBO television series True Blood. In Such a Dark Thing, Jess Peacock examines how the figure of the vampire is able to traverse and interconnect theology and academia within the larger popular culture in a compelling and engaging manner. The vampire straddles the ineffable chasm between life and death and speaks to the transcendent in all of us, tapping into our fundamental curiosity of what, if anything, exists beyond the mortal coil, giving us a glimpse into the interminable while maintaining a cultural currency that is never dead and buried.

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Genre : Religion
Author : M. Jess Peacock
Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release : 2015-02-05
Total Pages : 168 Pages
ISBN : 9781630878184


Near Dark

Near Dark

Cowboy Caleb Colton (Adrian Pasdar) meets gorgeous Mae (Jenny Wright) at a bar, and the two have an immediate attraction. But when Mae turns out to be a vampire and bites Caleb on the neck, their relationship gets complicated. Wracked with a craving for human blood, Caleb is forced to leave his family and ride with Mae and her gang of vampires, including the evil Severen. Along the way Caleb must decide between his new love of Mae and the love of his family.

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Author : Vassa Ivanov
Publisher :
Release : 2020-07-29
Total Pages : 122 Pages
ISBN : 9798670110716


Backlash

Backlash

“Raw emotion, nonstop action, and relentless pacing makes Backlash another one-night read from Brad Thor, who delivers the book to beat in 2019.” —The Real Book Spy #1 New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal, and #1 Publishers Weekly bestselling author Brad Thor is back with his most gripping thriller yet! In ancient texts, there are stories about men who struck from the shadows, seemingly beyond the reach of death itself. These men were considered part angel, part demon. Their loyalty was to their families, their friends, and their kings. You crossed these men at your peril. And once crossed, there was no crossing back. They were fearless; men of honor who have been known throughout history by different names: Spartan, Viking, Samurai. Today, men like these still strike from the shadows. They are highly prized intelligence agents, military operatives, and assassins. One man is all three. Two days ago, that man was crossed—badly. Now, far from home and surrounded by his enemy, Scot Harvath must battle his way out. With no support, no cavalry coming, and no one even aware of where he is, it will take everything he has ever learned to survive. But survival isn’t enough. Harvath wants revenge. In the most explosive novel Brad Thor has ever written, page after captivating page of action, intrigue, loyalty, and betrayal will keep you hooked until the very last sentence.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Brad Thor
Publisher : Pocket Books
Release : 2020-04-28
Total Pages : 480 Pages
ISBN : 9781982104047


Outer Dark

Outer Dark

Outer Dark is a novel at once fabular and starkly evocative, set is an unspecified place in Appalachia, sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; he leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Cormac McCarthy
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2010-08-11
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780307762498


Dancing Past The Dark

Dancing Past The Dark

Almost one in five near-death experiences are not peaceful suggestions of heaven. In a wide-ranging and far from gloomy look at “the other near-death experience,” Nancy Evans Bush gives the first comprehensive look at a fascinating but neglected topic: NDEs and deathbed visions of fear, emptiness, and even hell. A wonderfully readable book, grounded in thirty years of experience and research, Dancing is packed with first-person accounts, engrossing discussion and factual answers to a myriad of questions, both religious and secular, with practical suggestions for integrating such an experience or encountering one as a caregiver. Here are ways of thinking about the subject that will be new to many readers. What becomes evident is that to see these only as a terrible threat about death is largely to miss their point. “…absolutely enthralling—literary, adventurous, incisive, informative and smart… one of the strongest, most thought-provoking books on the paranormal I've ever seen.” ~Steve Volk Fringe-ology “The book is an outstanding piece of work. It is a wonderfully comprehensive and rich history of what can be known and what might be considered about NDEs [and] bursts with anecdote and commentary, reinforcing for the reader that there is always another way to see things.” ~ Wayne Rollins, MDiv, PhD Soul and Psyche, Jung and the Bible, and other titles “Dancing Past the Dark is what we have all been waiting for… a must for any experiencer of…any type of encounter with the numinous. ~ P. M. H. Atwater, LHD Near-Death Experiences: The Rest of the Story “A valuable contribution to the NDE literature and engagingly written. It needs to be seen and read by the wider public.” J. Harold Ellens, MDiv, PhD Nancy Evans Bush holds a Masters Degree in Pastoral Ministry and Spirituality from St. Joseph University, Connecticut. She was Executive Director and later President of the International Association for Near-Death Studies and a member of its Board of Directors for many years. She is considered the world expert on distressing NDEs.

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Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Author : Nancy Evans Bush
Publisher :
Release : 2012-08-01
Total Pages : 289 Pages
ISBN : 1936912538


The Lions Of Lucerne

The Lions Of Lucerne

When the president is kidnapped during his ski holiday in Colorado, disavowed Secret Service Agent Scott Harvath is his only hope of rescue. Tracking the kidnapper to Switzerland, and with the ambitious Claudia Muehler of the Swiss Federal Attorney's Office to assist him, the pair are forced to go it alone as they realise the kidnapping plot reaches some of the highest levels of the Swiss Intelligence community. In a race against time, they must scale the treacherous heights of Mt. Pilatus, uncover a hidden military fortress secreted beneath its peak, and defeat the formidable force that stands between them and the safe return of the president - the deadly men known as the Lions of Lucerne. Look out for the adrenaline-fuelled new Brad Thor novel, Code of Conduct, published in July 2015!

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Brad Thor
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2008-09-04
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9781847395306