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I have lived through many lifetimes, seen many great things, and always there has been deep magic and dragons. Their time is come again. The old ones in the wood are all dead and gone but these orphans – why, these are the finest ...

Author: Marita Conlon-McKenna

Publisher: The O'Brien Press

ISBN: 9781847173720

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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The mysterious arrival of Bella Blackwell, 'The Bird Woman', to the village of Ballyglen disturbs the peace and quiet of the Murphy household next door. Granny Rose is suspicious of Bella, and Rory doesn't trust her, but ten-year-old Mia falls under the old woman's spell. Bella tells Mia of a faraway place, a world where dragons and giants and ancient magic still exists, and asks Mia to become her apprentice and learn the old ways. One dark night Mia disappears and Rory, determined to find his sister, follows her to a world he does not believe in. Riding the 'Shadow Hound', he journeys to a strange land of legendary creatures and terrible dangers. Bella uses all her powers to prevent the brother and sister finding each other, but Rory begins a brave quest to rescue his sister, break the strange enchantment that Bella has over her and find a way home.
2013-06-07 By Marita Conlon-McKenna

Back they rode through the dark wood, until they stood before the old hermit. The Bird of Truth flew at once to his shoulder. 'Father, come with us if you have not forsworn the company of men,' said the Princess, 'for the ogre's power ...

Author: Amanda Craig

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781405516792

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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Thirty-nine, divorced, jobless: Benedick Hunter is going nowhere, heading in the exact opposite direction he expected. So when he comes across a children's book that his mother, Laura, wrote, he decides that her life and work - haunting stories replete with sinister woods, wicked witches and brave girls who battle giants - hold the key to finding out why his own life is such a mess. Setting out to discover why Laura killed herself when he was six, Benedick travels to the US. As he grows more obsessed with what happened to his mother, Benedick enters into a dark wood - one that is both hilariously real and terrifyingly psychological. Dark humorous and inventive, In a Dark Wood casts light on the nature of depression, genius and of the healing power of storytelling.
2012-07-12 By Amanda Craig

s it turned out, the journey back through the Darkwood was not as difficult as the headlong flight that had first brought her to the stones. Mara had arrived back in her own world on the cusp of dawn. The grayness of the forest slowly ...

Author: Anthea Sharp

Publisher: Fiddlehead Press

ISBN: 9781680131505

Category: Fiction

Page: 700

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Prophecy demands she marry a Dark Elf prince, but Mara Geary refuses to meekly accept her fate. Danger, adventure, and romance await in the magical forest of the Darkwood, where an intrepid heroine and a warrior prince must learn to trust one another before their kingdom is devoured by an ancient enemy... A complete epic fantasy trilogy brimming with intrigue, royalty, and fairytale enchantment from USA Today bestselling author Anthea Sharp. Includes: ELFHAME, HAWTHORNE, and RAINE Mara Geary faces a bleak future in the village of Little Hazel until, on the eve of her seventeenth birthday, strange glowing lights beckon her into the mysterious shadows of the Darkwood. She follows, seeking adventure. What she finds is her destiny... Prince of the Hawthorne Court, Brannon Luthinor has spent his life becoming a powerful warrior-mage in order to save his people. Now, on the eve of war, his fate is rapidly approaching. Brought together by fate, Bran and Mara forge an uneasy alliance. But in the face of evil, they must find a way to trust their lives - and their hearts - to one another. KEYWORDS: YA Romance, Romantic fantasy, Clean, Sweet, Fairytale, All Ages, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Fated Mate, Prophecy, Stolen Bride, Dark Elves, Shari Tapscott, Miranda Honfleur, Elise Kova, Sylvia Mercedes, Royalty, Prince, Princess, Portal Fantasy, Epic Fantasy, Complete Series, Tara Grayce
2021-01-11 By Anthea Sharp

Down, down through the woods Iran, through the gathering dark and the soft night sounds. I saw bats swooping in the gloaming, and the sound of animals breaking from shelter. A fox shot across the path ahead and then stopped, ...

Author: Ruth Ware

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473512344

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER SOMEONE'S GETTING MARRIED. SOMEONE'S GETTING MURDERED. 'Tense, terrifying' Clare Mackintosh Nora hasn't seen Clare for ten years. Not since the day Nora walked out of her old life and never looked back. Until, out of the blue, an invitation to Clare's hen party arrives. A weekend in a remote cottage - the perfect opportunity for Nora to reconnect with her best friend, to put the past behind her. But something goes wrong. Very wrong. And as secrets and lies unravel, out in the dark, dark wood the past will finally catch up with Nora. __________________ Praise for IN A DARK, DARK WOOD: 'Genuinely chilling and totally compulsive' Sunday Mirror 'Mesmerising' Guardian 'You won't be able to put down this creepy page-turner' Closer 'Packed with suspense' Woman & Home
2015-07-30 By Ruth Ware

Without another word, he staggered away from the library and his cousin, through the dark hallway, and continued out into the courtyard. There he grabbed his still sweaty horse and galloped away from the clearing where Darkwood Manor ...

Author: Jennifer Wenn

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press Inc

ISBN: 9781509224777

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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A decade ago, Douglas Scott, the elusive Lord Darkwood, survived a horrendous accident that left him with both physical and emotional scars. Abandoned by his beautiful fiancée at his darkest moment, he turns his back on society, embracing a hermit lifestyle, until an unexpected meeting awakes a desperate need for revenge. Unaware of Lord Darkwood's wicked plans, Wendolyne Russell travels to his crumbling manor in the middle of the dark forest to be the companion to Douglas's sickly, bedridden elderly aunt. Used as a servant by her parents, Wendy easily adapts to a similar role at her new home, slowly awakening the once grand manor. Thrown together, the beast learns to yield and the mouse learns to roar, and Douglas and Wendy find themselves warming to each other—to the point of flames. But danger lurks. Douglas's accident was an unsuccessful murder attempt, and the murderer returns to finish what he started.
2019-04-17 By Jennifer Wenn

The man's dream began in a dark, dark wood. He dreamed he was walking down a path through the dark, dark wood. The dream path led him to a rocky shore by the sea. He dreamed he found strange footprints in the sand and he dreamed he ...

Author: Cath Little

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750981910

Category: History

Page: 192

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How do you get rid of a bothersome giant? Have you got a secret like Effie? And what would you do with an invisibility seed? Some of these stories from Glamorgan are strange and sad, some are a bit scary and some are a bit mad. Our ancestors first told them long ago, and people liked them so much they kept passing them on. These stories of magic and adventure belong to everyone. They are meant to be told. Read them, tell them and pass them on yourself! Storyteller Cath Little has gathered together this enchanting collection of tales, illustrated by fellow storyteller and illustrator Peter Stevenson. Told in Cath’s captivating style, these stories will be especially enjoyed by primary school-aged children.
2017-02-02 By Cath Little

You might go through that gate to enter the dark wood . Perchance it grave , but that hill and its graves are so concealed and obliterated by the awful mountain that I never thought of them as underlying it .

Author: Henry David Thoreau

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ISBN: UIUC:30112037643936

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You might go through that gate to enter the dark wood . Perchance it was the grave , but that hill and its graves are so concealed and obliterated by the awful mountain that I never thought of them as underlying it .

Author: Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: Cosimo Classics

ISBN: HARVARD:HWK6LN

Category: Philosophy

Page: 470

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"The seasons and all their changes are in me." - Henry David Thoreau, Autumn (1892) Autumn: From the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau (1892) is the compilation of the insightful observations of nature Thoreau made from late September to early December in 1841-1859. Rather than following a yearly chronological organization, the naturalist and philosopher organized the journal by month to give the reader an in-depth view of Massachusetts and all its autumnal majesty. This work, selected by scholars as culturally important to understanding this period in history, is a must-read for lovers of Thoreau's Walden (1854) and nature.

... through darkness and candlelight, until he stood at last at the top of the East Tower, the wind streaming through his hair. Where is there a capable servant for me! he thought. Where is there someone who can do my bidding, ...

Author: Michael Cadnum

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504019651

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 248

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A desperate sheriff in Sherwood Forest chases a bandit called Robin Hood The boar charges and Geoffrey, the sheriff of Nottingham, stands tall with an iron spear gripped in his hands, waiting for the moment to strike. Just before the beast is upon him, Geoffrey stabs, catching it right between the eyes. After a bloody struggle, the animal’s life drains out. The sheriff has mastered the hunt. For his entire life, Geoffrey has served the king. He has worked for him, tortured others on his behalf, and killed at his orders—and now he will be called to do so again. There is a bandit in Sherwood Forest, a marksman the townspeople call Robin Hood, and the king demands the sheriff bring him to justice. But the outlaw will not be captured easily, and tracking him down will force Geoffrey to commit unimaginable sins—all in the name of the king.
2015-10-06 By Michael Cadnum

They flung themselves into the darkwood, picking their way through the branches and brambles. What little sunlight leaked through cast shadows around their feet, giving Allie the impression that she was walking through oil.

Author: Billy Coffey

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

ISBN: 9781401690106

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A motherless girl hungry for hope . . . and the dream that could be leading her astray. Almost two years have passed since twelve-year-old Allie Granderson’s beloved mother, Mary, disappeared into the wild tornado winds. Her body has never been found. Allie clings to memories of her mother, just as she clings to the broken compass she left behind, the makeshift Nativity scene in the front yard, and her best friend Zach. But even with Zach at her side, the compass on her wrist, and the Nativity right outside the window, Allie cannot help but feel lost in all the growing up that must get done. When the Holy Mother disappears from the yard, Allie’s bewilderment is compounded by the sudden movement of her mother’s compass. Following the needle, Allie and Zach leave the city behind and push into the inky forest on the outskirts of Mattingly. For Allie, the journey is more than a ghost hunt: she is rejoining the mother she lost—and finding herself with each step deeper into the heart of the dark wood. Brimming with lyrical prose and unexpected discoveries, In the Heart of the Dark Wood illustrates the steep transition we all must undergo—the moment we shed our childlike selves and step into the strange territory of adulthood.
2014-11-18 By Billy Coffey