The Door to December

Author: Dean R. Koontz

Publisher: New Amer Library


Category: Fiction

Page: 407

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A frantic mother, who has been separated from her nine-year-old daughter, Melanie, for six years, strives to rescue her from the people who have been subjecting her to terrifying psychological experiments, in a new edition of the classic novel of psychological suspense, featuring a new afterword by the author. Reissue.

The Twilight Zone: Unlocking the Door to a Television Classic

Author: Martin Grams Jr.

Publisher: BearManor Media


Category: Performing Arts


View: 391

Very few television shows withstand the test of time, and Rod Serling's THE TWILIGHT ZONE is one of the notable exceptions. Proven to be an important part of American culture since its debut on CBS in October 1959, many Hollywood producers, screenwriters and directors have been inspired and influenced by this series. Comic books, magazine articles, numerous television revivals, a major motion picture and even modern audio productions have been produced, showcasing the continuing popularity of this television classic. This definitive history presents a portrait of the beloved Rod Serling and his television program, recounting the major changes the show underwent in format and story selection, including censorship battles, production details, and exclusive memories from cast and crew. The complete episode guide recalls all 156 episodes of the series in detail that has never before been accomplished in any publication. This book will make you want to look back at the episodes once again, whether you are a casual fan or serious enthusiast of the series. Unlock the door to a television classic by reading about the in-jokes, bloopers, and other trivia associated with the behind-the-scenes production of . . . THE TWILIGHT ZONE!

The Deaths of December

A cracking Christmas crime thriller

Author: Susi Holliday

Publisher: Hachette UK


Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 772

'A festive cracker of a crime novel' Cass Green, author of In a Cottage in a Wood 'A quirky, cleverly plotted crime story' Sunday Mirror 'A cracking read. The perfect Christmas gift for crime fans' C. L. Taylor, author of The Lie 'Dark and satisfying, it is a fine antidote to Christmas cheer' Daily Mail ******************* It looks like a regular advent calendar. Until DC Becky Greene starts opening doors . . . and discovers a crime scene behind almost every one. The police hope it's a prank. Because if it isn't, a murderer has just surfaced - someone who's been killing for twenty years. But why now? And why has he sent it to this police station? As the country relaxes into festive cheer, Greene and DS Eddie Carmine must race against time to catch the killer. Because there are four doors left, and four murders will fill them . . . It's shaping up to be a deadly little Christmas. ******************* Goodreads reviewers are raving about this gripping festive thriller! 'A deeply twisted, festive murder, thriller, mystery with a good psychological twist to it.' 'Christmas books are normally romances so I enjoyed The Deaths of December for the anti Christmas twist.' 'The perfect festive read for those who like to be curled up in front of the fire with the lights down low ready to be thrilled and chilled in equal measure'

ThyssenKrupp AG Patent Landscape Analysis – January 1, 1994 to December 31, 2013

Author: Reiner E. Jargosch

Publisher: IPGenix LLC


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 52

View: 861

The following analysis illustrates the underlying trends and relationships of U.S. issued patents of the subject company. The analysis employs two frequently used patent classification methods: US Patent Classification (UPC) and International Patent Classification (IPC). Aside from assisting patent examiners in determining the field of search for newly submitted patent applications, the two classification methods play a pivotal role in the characterization and analysis of technologies contained in collections of patent data. The analysis also includes the company’s most prolific inventors, top cited patents as well as foreign filings by technology area.