Historical Fiction

Satan in St Mary's (Hugh Corbett Mysteries, Book 1): A - download pdf or read online

ISBN-10: 0312000596

ISBN-13: 9780312000592

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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Download e-book for iPad: The Last Crusaders: Ivan the Terrible by William Napier

By William Napier

ISBN-10: 1409102882

ISBN-13: 9781409102885

ISBN-10: 1409105377

ISBN-13: 9781409105374

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to London by way of the Queen herself and despatched on a diplomatic project to Constantinople, the guts of the outdated enemy - after which onward, to a little-known yet emerging strength known as Muscovy, governed through a deranged yet crafty czar - Ivan the Terrible.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...

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The Queen's Sorrow: A Novel by Suzannah Dunn PDF

By Suzannah Dunn

ISBN-10: 006170427X

ISBN-13: 9780061704277

ISBN-10: 1846486866

ISBN-13: 9781846486869

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.

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King Coal (Annotated) by Upton Sinclair PDF

By Upton Sinclair

ISBN-10: 0553214330

ISBN-13: 9780553214338

ISBN-10: 1296507165

ISBN-13: 9781296507169

ISBN-10: 1483009815

ISBN-13: 9781483009810

ISBN-10: 1717573002

ISBN-13: 9781717573001

This version Features
● a close Biography of Upton Sinclair
● an absolutely Interactive desk of Contents
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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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Download e-book for iPad: Der Jahrhundertwinter: Ein Weihnachtsroman (German Edition) by Richard Dübell

By Richard Dübell

ISBN-10: 3548613071

ISBN-13: 9783548613079

Heiligabend 1845: intestine Briest ist tief verschneit, ein Schneesturm hält die quarter in Atem. Alvin von Briest, seine Frau Louise und sein kleiner Sohn Moritz erwarten ungeduldig die Ankunft von Paul Baermann, einem Freund des Hauses. Doch Paul kommt nicht. Sein Zug ist nie in Genthin angekommen. Alvin ist beunruhigt – bei diesem Wetter kann ein Zugunglück den Tod bedeuten. Gemeinsam mit seinem Freund Otto von Bismarck wagt er sich hinaus in den Sturm, um Paul zu suchen. Louise bleibt mit Moritz auf intestine Briest zurück. Um ihrem Sohn die Angst zu nehmen, erzählt Louise ihm die mittelalterliche Geschichte vom "Hirten". Auch sie kann nur auf ein Weihnachtswunder hoffen. Wird Alvin Paul noch rechtzeitig finden?

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Get Mirel's Daughter PDF

By Kay Gill

ISBN-10: 0977386104

ISBN-13: 9780977386109

Sonia Turbowskia was once approximately ten years previous whilst her friendly formative years within the village of Brusilov, Ukraine, used to be shattered. In 1919, following the Russian Revolution and the tip of global warfare I, civil conflict raged between Bolsheviks, Ukrainian Nationalists, and die-hard Tsarists. The latter teams observed the Jews of the Ukraine as reasonable online game for plunder and murder.

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.

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New PDF release: Dare To Love

ISBN-10: 1603134557

ISBN-13: 9781603134552

Jessica Monroe is as much as her neck in difficulties whilst her father dies leaving her with a home jam-packed with orphans, a widow and her twins, an ex-madam, and a horse farm to run. She desires her brother, Caleb, to come back domestic from the struggle to assist her. She must have been cautious what she needed for simply because Caleb did not come again on my own. He introduced with him a band of raiders he'd been working with. Now they count on her to seem the opposite direction whereas they use the sting of her farm as a base to devote their crimes. good, she will not do it. whereas attempting to aid a neighbor fend off the raiders, she finally ends up bringing domestic a wounded stranger who seemed out of nowhere to aid them. simply her success good-looking, Tyler Beaumont, is a marshal cause on bringing down her brother and his outlaw friends.

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Download PDF by Gustave Flaubert: The Temptation of Saint Anthony (French Classics Series):

By Gustave Flaubert

ISBN-10: 1117901858

ISBN-13: 9781117901855

ISBN-10: 1434466647

ISBN-13: 9781434466648

The Temptation of Saint Anthony is a ancient novel. It takes as its topic the recognized temptation confronted by means of Saint Anthony the nice within the Egyptian desolate tract, a topic frequently repeated in medieval and sleek paintings. it truly is written within the kind of a play script. It info one evening within the lifetime of Anthony the nice the place Anthony is confronted with nice temptations, and it was once encouraged via the portray, which he observed on the Balbi Palace in Genoa. Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880) was once an influential French author who used to be might be the top exponent of literary realism of his kingdom. he's recognized specifically for his first released novel, Madame Bovary and for his scrupulous devotion to his type and aesthetics. the prestigious brief tale author Maupassant was once a protégé of Flaubert.

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Read e-book online Die Herren des Nordens (Die Uhtred-Saga 3) (German Edition) PDF

By Bernard Cornwell

ISBN-10: 3499245388

ISBN-13: 9783499245381

ISBN-10: 3899643046

ISBN-13: 9783899643046

ISBN-10: 3958620124

ISBN-13: 9783958620124

Mein Schwert kann mir die ganze Welt erobern.

"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)

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