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Lyrical Gemstones

RRP $66.99

Lyrical Gemstones is a collection of Charles Bailey's most poignant work since 2006. His words convey his unique and often risque views on love, life, sex, and himself. The collection is comprised of nine of his ten series of poetic masterpieces. These words are a lifetime labor of love for him, also well received by his friends, admirers and loved ones. These words are not for the faint of heart; read them at the risk of loving them.

A Field Guide To Gold, Gemstones And Minerals

RRP $77.99

Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.

Color A Creation Gemstones

RRP $16.99

Color A Creation Gemstones, The 6th installment in the Color a Creation series. Walk through these hand drawn pages designed specifically with a Gem lover in mind. These 20 illustrations have a variety of difficulty levels and intricacies. To See a preview video of some of these pages go to this link:

The Haunting Of The Gemini

RRP $19.99

On a sweltering summer day in 1992, the body of Patricia Fonti was found in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Highland Park.

She had been stabbed more than 100 times.

The Zodiac Killer had struck again.

Renowned psychic medium Jackie Barrett is no stranger to visits from the dead. But when the spirit of Patricia Fonti comes to her twenty years after her death, Jackie finds herself caught in an unexpected battle for the restless, schizophrenic soul of a murder victim. Here is Jackie's first-person account of her connection with Patricia Fonti and her murderer, New York Zodiac Killer Heriberto ?Eddie" Seda, whose early 1990s killing spree paralyzed the city with fear.

In exclusive letters, drawings and recorded telephone conversations from prison, Eddie divulges things to Jackie that have never been made public, including how he killed and why. Her astounding interviews with the man who calls himself ?The Soul Collector" give rare insight into the recesses of a very dark mind. And while Jackie struggles to help Patricia Fonti find peace, Eddie insists he and Jackie are two halves of a whole, that together they make up the astrological sign of the twins?the Gemini?


A Year At Stonehenge

RRP $50.99

More than 4000 years old, the true meaning of this ancient, awe-inspiring creation and the secrets of its construction have been lost in the mists of time. Surrounded by mystery, Stonehenge never fails to impress.

Over the last five years James Davies has been photographing Stonehenge at all times of the day and night, and all through the seasons. With privileged access to the stone circle he has built up a unique portfolio. A Year at Stonehenge brings together the best of his work, while a short expert text summarises our current understanding. Published to coincide with the opening of a new environmentally sensitive visitor centre and the restoration of the surrounding ceremonial landscape, this is the most visually stunning book available on this most fascinating world heritage site.

About the Authors

James O. Davies has been an architectural photographer for English Heritage for twenty three years. He has contributed to many books in that time and his work has been widely exhibited and published throughout the world. He is also a portrait photographer, twice exhibiting in the National Portrait Gallery and having received various awards, including Nikon Independent Award, Ilford Award, and Jane Bown Portrait Award. He has taken the official Portrait of Her Majesty The Queen Mother, as well as the first ever photographic survey of English Prisons, published in two books. He is currently working on a book about post war buildings in Britain.

Mike Pitts began his career as an archaeologist and museum curator. He is a freelance journalist specialising mainly in archaeology, while continuing to conduct original research at Stonehenge where he has directed excavations and elsewhere. He is the author of Fairweather Eden and Hengeworld, writes regularly for newspapers and magazines, and is the editor of British Archaeology magazine. He is a frequent broadcaster on radio and TV, and was a consultant on Murder at Stonehenge for Channel 4 and Stonehenge Live! for Channel 5. He is a recipient of the British Archaeology Press Award, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and a member of the professional Institute for Archaeologists.


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