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By Katherine Longshore

Anne Boleyn is the unusual lady out. Newly arrived to the courtroom of King Henry VIII, every thing approximately her turns out incorrect, from her outfits to her manners to her witty yet sharp tongue. So while the rushing poet Thomas Wyatt bargains to educate her on the way to shine at court—and to persuade the complete court docket they’re lovers—she accepts. earlier than lengthy, Anne’s recognition has soared, or even the charismatic and impossible to resist king takes realize. greater than reputation, Anne desires a voice—but she additionally desires love. What begun as a video game turns into excessive stakes as Anne unearths herself pressured to make an most unlikely selection among her heart's wish and the opportunity to make historical past.

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By Cavan Scott

Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: Titan Books (April 12, 2016)
Language: English
ISBN: 178329714X

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It is 1919, and whereas the realm celebrates the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Holmes and Watson are referred to as to a grisly discovery.A severed hand has been stumbled on at the financial institution of the Thames, a hand belonging to a soldier who supposedly died within the trenches years formerly. however the hand is clean, and indicates symptoms that it used to be lately amputated. So how has it ended up again in London years after its proprietor was once killed in France? Warned via Sherlock's brother Mycroft to stop their research, and in basic terms slightly surviving an assault through a superhuman creature, Holmes and Watson start to suspect a conspiracy on the very center of the British government...

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Download E-books The Last Illusion (Molly Murphy Mysteries) PDF

By Rhys Bowen

Irish immigrant and personal detective Molly Murphy is overjoyed to have a price tag to work out world-famous illusionist Harry Houdini. yet prior to he can also take the degree, the hole act is going horribly wrong--and the sensational Signor Scarpelli's wonderful assistant is sawed in part. within the aftermath, Scarpelli accuses Houdini of tampering along with his gear. Who else however the so-called Handcuff King can have obtained a carry of his trunk of methods, which he retains less than lock and key?

And it sort of feels the maestro Scarpelli's now not the single one serious of Houdini. Now that he is raised the stakes to this kind of perilous point, lesser acts are being placed into chapter 11. With everybody on side, Houdini's spouse hires Molly to monitor his again. yet how can she defend a guy who actually hazards his existence each evening? Now it really is as much as Molly to maintain a watch on Houdini and discover no matter if those masters of phantasm are easily as much as their tricks--or if there actually is anything even more treacherous going on....

With glowing wit, captivating characters, and ancient aspect, a number of award winner Rhys Bowen brings early-twentieth-century big apple urban and the glorious performers of the time vividly to existence in The final Illusion.

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Download E-books Kidnapped (Bantam Classics) PDF

By Robert Louis Stevenson

Lively, romantic, and whole of possibility, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's vintage of excessive experience. cherished by means of generations, it's the saga of David Balfour, a tender inheritor whose grasping uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and offered into slavery. yet honor, loyalty, and braveness are rewarded; the orphan and castaway survives kidnapping and shipwreck, is rescued by means of a daredevil of a rogue, and makes an exciting break out to freedom around the wild highlands of Scotland.

Acclaimed by means of Henry James as Robert Louis Stevenson's top novel, Kidnapped achieves what Stevenson referred to as, "the specific crown and triumph of the artist...not just to persuade, yet to enchant."

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By Carrie Bebris

Pride and Prescience (Or, A fact Universally Acknowledged), a Mr. and Mrs. Darcy secret, embroils the joyous newlyweds Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy in a secret regarding certainly one of their marriage ceremony guests.

The wonderful Caroline Bingley is engaged to marry a wealthy and charismatic American. regrettably, this windswept courtship is marred by means of many unusual events-- nocturnal wanderings, spooked horses, carriage injuries, or even an obvious suicide test. quickly the complete Bingley relatives turns out the objective of a mysterious plot, with basically the Darcys spotting the danger.

Sinister forces are afoot and the Darcys needs to resolve the plot earlier than the blushing bride descends into madness--or worse.

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By Max Allan Collins

Nate Heller is a cop attempting to remain directly in a single of the main corrupt locations imaginable--Prohibition Chicago. whilst he won't promote out, he's compelled to surrender the strength and turn into a personal investigator. His first buyer is Al Capone. His ally is Eliot Ness. His most vital order of commercial is staying alive.

In the mob-choked Chicago of 1932, deepest detective Nathan Heller should be prepared to probability his existence to earn a melancholy greenback, yet he by no means sacrifices his cutting wit. That’s why secret lovers and critics alike rank the ancient mystery True Detective on the best in their lists —and why the ebook swept up a Shamus Award for top novel from the personal Eye Writers of the USA.

Now, writer Max Allan Collins (Road to Perdition) reissues the modern vintage that introduces the inscrutable, wise-cracking Nathan Heller in all his guts and glory. Mayor Cermak goals to wash up Chicago’s rancid popularity for the World’s reasonable, and that daunting activity comes all the way down to the youngest plainclothes cop on the town, Nathan Heller of the pickpocket aspect.

When the Mayor’s “Hoodlum Squad” brings Heller alongside on a raid with out directions yet to maintain his mouth close and his gun convenient, he reveals himself an unwitting, unwilling a part of an assassination test on Al Capone’s successor, Frank Nitti. quickly, he’s smack in the course of an influence fight among the mob and the mayor, and it’s as much as the younger detective to upend a in all likelihood nation-shaking political assassination in Miami seashore.

In Collins’ eruptive and evocative large-landscape old mystery, readers consort with the likes of “Dutch” Reagan, George Raft, and FDR himself, because the writer weaves the difficult historical past of the Chicago’s Century of development with a vintage noir secret. wealthy in riveting plot turns, together with a gorgeous girl purchaser and a heartbreaking romance, True Detective is without doubt one of the so much hugely wonderful and not likely coming-of-age tales ever written.

First released June 1983 by way of St Martins Press

Shamus Award for top PI Hardcover (1984)

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Download E-books The Unfailing Light (The Katerina Trilogy, Book 2) PDF

By Robin Bridges

Lush and splendid, romantic and sinister, The Unfailing mild, quantity II within the Katerina Trilogy, reimagines the lives of Russia's aristocracy in a fabulously intoxicating and page-turning fantasy.

Having had no selection yet to take advantage of her strength has a necromancer to save lots of Russia from darkish forces, Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, now desires to disregard that she ever used her specific powers. She's approximately to trigger to pursue her lifelong dream of attending scientific university whilst she discovers that Russia's arch nemesis--who she idea she'd destroyed--is nonetheless alive. So on imperial orders, Katerina is still at her outdated completing university. She'll be secure there, as the empress has solid a powerful spell to guard it opposed to the vampires and revenants who're bent on toppling the tsar and utilizing Katerina for his or her personal profits. yet to Katerina's horror, the spell unleashes a vengeful ghost in the institution, a ghost extra risky than any creature attempting to get in.

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Download E-books History Of Royals, Issue 2, 2016 PDF

Review: From the Romanovs to the Windsors, background of Royals takes you in the back of the palace doorways to find the secrets and techniques, scandals, betrayals and bloodshed of a few of the world’s such a lot iconic royal households. each factor of historical past of Royals is jam-packed with great storytelling, impressive images, bespoke photographs, and world-beating learn from the easiest historians of their box. What you’ll locate each factor: • recognized Scandals: the affection affairs, betrayals and conspiracies that introduced down countries • Royal apartments: discover the luxury palaces that observed warfare, romance, homicide and intrigue • Rulers at battle: realize the epic battles that made heroes of monarchs • Royal residence: A dynasty intimately, from mythical founders to tragic fall

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Download E-books Pagan in Exile: Book Two of the Pagan Chronicles PDF

By Catherine Jinks

"The atmosphere is medieval, however the concerns addressed have twenty-first century parallels. . . . Jinks's writing is the travel de strength of younger grownup prose." —VOICE of minor ADVOCATES

The 12 months is 1188, and Jerusalem is within the arms of the Infidel. Upstanding Crusaders and their squires — like Lord Roland Roucy de Bram and Pagan Kidrouk — are returning to Europe, hoping to rally extra knights to their reason. The sardonic younger Pagan expects Lord Roland's kinfolk to be the image of fortitude and reliable manners, yet he is in for a impolite awakening. Brutish and unfeeling, the de Bram extended family cares not anything for the Crusades, or certainly for whatever open air their local in France. in the meantime, neighborhood unrest is brewing. Church professionals are duking it out with the de Brams over a bunch of "heretics" dwelling within reach. And now Pagan and Roland, sworn to guard Christianity, are left to determine for themselves who to face by means of — and whom to belief.

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