Swamp Spirits

Swamp Spirits
Author: Jana DeLeon
Publsiher: J&R Publishing
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2022-08-08
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781940270883

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Ghost of a chance? Fortune is thrilled when Ben Harrison, her former CIA partner, and his fiancée, Cassidy, decide to leave DC and move to the Louisiana bayous. They’ve already secured jobs and are only lacking a place to live, so everyone is excited when they quickly find a home. There’s only one problem—the house has a reputation. It’s haunted. Fortune doesn’t believe in ghosts, but when Cassidy starts seeing a woman in white inside her house and can’t determine how she’s entering or exiting, Fortune knows she’s got to figure out what’s going on before things get worse. As Swamp Team 3 takes on the “spirited” case, they dive into a decades-old mystery of love, money, voodoo curses, and a missing woman. But can they get answers before Ben and Cassidy give up the ghost and go back to DC?

The Great Dismal Swamp in Myth and Legend

The Great Dismal Swamp in Myth and Legend
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Dorrance Publishing
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9781434941145

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Uki and the Swamp Spirit

Uki and the Swamp Spirit
Author: Kieran Larwood
Publsiher: Faber & Faber
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-07-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780571342846

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From bestselling author and winner of the Blue Peter Best Story Book Award, Uki and the Swamp Spirit is the fifth title set in the world of Podkin One-Ear. Uki had the sensation of a sickly green light, spreading out through the networks of water. Of tendrils connecting all the creatures of the marsh in a web . . . Linking itself so it could poison it all and destroy it. Uki and his friends have two more spirits to find and capture. After defeating Valkus, they make for Clarice, who is spreading disease through the swamps. Can Uki and his friends outwit him - all whilst they themselves are being chased by the Endwatch and Jori's clan of assassins? 'Storytelling perfection.' Sophie Anderson 'One of my sons very favourite authors.' Romesh Ranganathan 'Superb.' Max Porter 'It's jolly good fun ... expect sequels to breed like... well, rabbits.' SFX on The Legend of Podkin One-Ear

The Witch of The Woods

The Witch of The Woods
Author: Kiley Mann
Publsiher: Ryland Peters & Small
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2022-10-04
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 9781800651791

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Be empowered by the magic of nature and transform your life by embracing everyday spiritual practices with this authentic guide to folk magic. Kiley Mann, one of a long line of folk witches, brings a fresh poetic voice to the ancient practices of wortcunning, divination, spell crafting and folklore. Her traditions lie deep in the swamp lands, forests and mountains that surround her in her north American homeland. Intuitive and compelling, she explains her relationship with nature, the traditions that have been passed down to her from her mother and how she learnt about the land through her barefoot wanderings – the best way to really connect and communicate with nature. With chapters devoted to magical creatures, omens, herbs, spirit work, divination and folk remedies and spells you will learn both the traditions and the practical implementation and power of folk magic using the cycles of the moon, hag stones (stones with a hole running through them), crystals, tarot cards and more. So, if you want to send a healing message to a friend in need, to remove bad luck, protect your home or bring love, money or success into your life, then let The Witch of the Woods be your essential grimoire.

Oath of Vigilance

Oath of Vigilance
Author: James Wyatt
Publsiher: Wizards of the Coast
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2011-08-02
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780786959327

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Following directly in the wake of The Temple of Yellow Skulls, our heroes face the totality of the destructive and pestilent forces presented by the Abyssal Plague. The disease of the liquid crystal Voidharrow spreads throughout the land, transforming unsuspecting creatures into plague demons. Shara, Uldane, and the unlikely drow hero Valmaggar join forces with Tempest and Rohgar from The Mark Of Nerath, and together they set out in search of the green dragon Vestapalk, or the creature Vestapalk has become--the patient zero of this abyssal plague. Meanwhile, Albanon and the mysterious cleric Kri Redshal--the last remaining member of the Order of Vigilance, an order dedicated to guarding the Voidharrow--go in search of answers to the disease that sweeps the land. While their search takes them deep into the heart of the darkness that is enveloping the land, the answers they find are truly in need of new questions. As they become aware of the true scale of the tragedy at hand, they see the forces behind them are more powerful than they had ever dreamed, and perhaps more seductive. From the Paperback edition.


Author: Anthony Wilson
Publsiher: Reaktion Books
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2017-11-15
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781780238913

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Throughout history, swamps have been idealized and demonized, purged and protected. Today, they are simultaneously considered metaphorical places of evil, pestilence, and death, and treasured as diverse biological ecosystems teeming with life. Covering not only swamps and bogs but also marshes and wetlands, Swamp ventures into the cultural and ecological histories of these mysterious, mythologized, and misunderstood landscapes. Anthony Wilson takes readers into swamps across the globe, from the freshwater marshes of Botswana’s tremendous Okavango delta, to the notable swamps between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, to the peat bogs in Russia, the British Isles, and Scandinavia, which have been used as energy sources for centuries. It explores ideas and representations of wetlands across centuries, cultures, and continents, considering legend and folklore, mythology, literature, film, and natural and cultural history. As it plumbs the murky depths of swamps from the distant past to an uncertain future, Swamps provides an engaging, accessible, informative, and lavishly illustrated journey into these fascinating landscapes.

Wisdom from a Rainforest

Wisdom from a Rainforest
Author: Stuart A. Schlegel
Publsiher: University of Georgia Press
Total Pages: 269
Release: 2003
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 0820324914

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In the early sixties, Stuart Schlegel went into a remote rainforest on the Philippine island of Mindanao as an anthropologist in search of material. What he found was a group of people whose tolerant, gentle way of life would transform his own values and beliefs profoundly. Wisdom from a Rainforest is Schlegel's testament to his experience and to the Teduray people of Figel, from whom he learned such vital, lasting lessons. Schlegel's lively ethnography of the Teduray portrays how their behavior and traditions revolved around kindness and compassion for humans, animals, and the spirits sharing their worlds. Schlegel describes the Teduray's remarkable legal system and their strong story-telling tradition, their elaborate cosmology, and their ritual celebrations. At the same time, Schlegel recounts his own transformation--how his worldview as a member of an advanced, civilized society was shaken to the core by a so-called primitive people. He begins to realize how culturally determined his own values are and to see with great clarity how much the Teduray can teach him about gender equality, tolerance for difference, generosity, and cooperation. By turns funny, tender, and gripping, Wisdom from a Rainforest honors the Teduray's legacy and helps us see how much we can learn from a way of life so different from our own.

The Great Dismal Swamp

The Great Dismal Swamp
Author: Hubert J. Davis
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 175
Release: 1971
Genre: Dismal Swamp
ISBN: UVA:X000414888

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