Will Hugh Corbett be capable of observe the reality earlier than London is overrun through a sinister mystery society?
Satan in St Mary's is the 1st exciting booklet within the acclaimed Hugh Corbett sequence from Paul Doherty. ideal for lovers of Ellis Peters and Susanna Gregory.
'Vitality within the cityscape... angst within the secret; it truly is Peters minus the herbs yet plus a number of crates of sack' - Oxford Times
1284 and Edward I is combating a traitorous flow based by means of the overdue Simon de Montfort, the insurgent who misplaced his existence on the conflict of Evesham in 1258. The Pentangle, the movement's underground society whose participants are recognized to perform the black arts, is believed to be at the back of the obvious suicide of Lawrence Duket, one of many King's unswerving matters, in revenge for Duket's homicide of 1 in their supporters. The King, deeply suspicious of the affair, orders his wily Chancellor, Burnell, to appear into the problem. Burnell chooses a pointy and shrewdpermanent clerk from the court docket of King's Bench, Hugh Corbett, to behavior the research. Corbett - with his manservant, Ranulf, overdue of Newgate - is rapidly drawn into the tangled politics and darkish and hazardous underworld of medieval London. Will Corbett be ready to locate the reality prior to London is overrun via the Pentangle?
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By William Napier
Hardened via conflict, professional through battle, 4 adventurers stuck within the direction of 1 of history's such a lot enigmatic leaders.
1571. on the nice naval conflict of Lepanto the Ottoman Empire is eventually defeated, and apparently Europe is safe.
But then Nicholas Ingoldsby is summoned to London by way of the Queen herself and despatched on a diplomatic project to Constantinople, the guts of the outdated enemy - after which onward, to a little-known yet emerging strength known as Muscovy, governed through a deranged yet crafty czar - Ivan the Terrible.
The upward thrust of Muscovy has additionally stuck the eye of the Ottomans; and their allies, the wild Tatar horsemen of the Asiatic steppes, Russia's old enemy. quickly Nicholas and his fellow guests are stuck up of their most threatening event but, trapped in a doomed Muscovy with an enormous military of Tatar tribesmen driving down upon them, vowed to burn the town to the floor and extinguish Russia for ever...
By Suzannah Dunn
Plain and dutiful and a passionate Catholic, Mary Tudor is extremely joyful while she turns into Queen of britain. After the distress of her early life, while her father, Henry VIII, rejected her and her mom, Mary feels finally that she is reaching her future. And whilst she marries Philip of Spain, her happiness is whole.
But Mary's pride speedy turns bitter as she realizes that her husband doesn't love her—indeed, that he unearths her devotion frustrating. determined for a toddler, she starts off to think that God is punishing her. Her individuals are horrified on the severity of the measures she takes and start to to show opposed to their queen, who's lonely, fearful, and determined for love.
Rafael, a member of Philip of Spain's entourage, reluctantly witnesses the tragedy that unfolds because the once-feted queen tightens her merciless carry at the kingdom. As Rafael turns into toward Mary, his life—and newfound love—are stuck up within the bad chaos.
By Upton Sinclair
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King Coal is a 1917 novel by means of Upton Sinclair that describes the negative operating stipulations within the coal mining within the western usa throughout the 1910s, from the viewpoint of a unmarried protagonist, Hal Warner.
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By Richard Dübell
By Kay Gill
With her widowed mom, Mirel, and her sister Raizel, Sonia hides within the attic in their domestic because the first assault on their Jewish local unfolds in the street less than. therefore starts Sonia’s harrowing story of affection and loss, melancholy and, eventually, wish.
Mirel’s Daughter is a haunting novel that narrows the scope of battle to 1 relatives, one baby. in detail instructed, it finds the damaging energy of hate and the iconic strength of a mother’s love. Kay Gill’s depiction of hard-won survival keeps its unforgettable immediacy lengthy after the final web page has been became. via mind's eye, reminiscence, and learn, she redeems compelling and attractive characters from a time as brutal as our personal for modern readers to like and cherish.
By Gustave Flaubert
By Bernard Cornwell
"Ich sah eine goldene Zukunft vor mir, wenn ich erst einmal das Königreich für Guthred gesichert hätte. Aber ich hatte die Boshaftigkeit der drei Spinnerinnen vergessen, die am Fuße der Weltenesche unser Schicksal weben."
Uhtred, der Krieger, hat in der Schlacht von Ethandun das letzte englische Königreich gerettet. Nun kehrt er zurück in seine vom Krieg erschütterte Heimat. Tritt ein in den Dienst König Guthreds von Northumbrien, den er selbst aus dänischer Gefangenschaft befreit hat. Doch sein neuer Herr verrät ihn. An die Ruder eines Sklavenschiffs gekettet, beginnt für Uhtred eine Reise ins Ungewisse. Wird er je wieder englischen Boden betreten?
"Bernard Cornwell ist ein literarisches Wunder. Jahr für Jahr lässt er sich weder von Hagel, Regen, Schnee noch Krieg und Aufruhr davon abhalten, die unterhaltsamsten und lesenswertesten historischen Romane seiner iteration zu schreiben." (Daily Mail)
"Cornwells neuer Roman ist meisterhaft erzählt und äußerst intestine recherchiert." (Observer)
"Ein glänzender dritter Teil." (Publishers Weekly)