Historical Fiction

Download e-book for iPad: De draveur à militaire: Journal de missions pour le R22eR by

Pour témoigner, pour mettre en valeur le rôle des militaires et pour ne jamais oublier sa fierté d’être Canadien, Camil Doucet partage ses documents et souvenirs avec les lecteurs. Le plus beau métier du monde, il l’a exercé au sein du R22eR et il est fier de publier lesmeilleurs moments d’une vie imbattable, celle d’un jeune draveur devenu militaire. Ses missions lui ont permis de travailler et de visiter plus de eighty can pay. En toute transparence, il avoue que ses absences répétées lui ont coûté deux mariages, tout en s’efforçant de demeurer un père attentif auprès de ses trois enfants. Un livre d’aventure à hauteur d’homme!

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Download e-book for iPad: The Painted Bridge by Wendy Wallace

By Wendy Wallace

ISBN-10: 1451660820

ISBN-13: 9781451660821

ISBN-10: 1451660839

ISBN-13: 9781451660838

A spellbinding story of secrets and techniques, misplaced lives, and a Victorian girl seizing her personal future

Just outdoors London at the back of a tall stone wall stands Lake condo, a personal asylum for genteel girls of a fragile nature. within the iciness of 1859, recently-married Anna Palmer turns into its most recent arrival, tricked by means of her husband into leaving her domestic, incarcerated opposed to her will and declared hysterical and unhinged. without doubts as to her sanity, Anna is confident that she's going to be published once she will inform her tale.

But Anna quick learns that liberty won't come simply. And the longer she is still at Lake residence, the extra she realises that -- just like the airy bridge over the asylum's lake -- not anything is because it looks. Locked by myself in her room, she starts to adventure unusual visions and stories that can lead her to the reality approximately her previous, herself, and to freedom - or lead her up to now into the recesses of her brain that she might by no means get away…

Set in Victorian England, as superstitions collide with a brand new mental knowing, this based, emotionally suspenseful debut novel is a story of self-discovery, secrets and techniques, and look for the reality in an international the place the road among insanity and sanity turns out perilously fine.

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Verfolgung im Nebel: Historischer Roman (Die - download pdf or read online

By Patrick O'Brian

ISBN-10: 3426194236

ISBN-13: 9783426194232

ISBN-10: 3548253202

ISBN-13: 9783548253206

Als Kapitän Jack Aubrey nach Hause zurückkehrt, wird die Nachricht, daß die britische Shannon die Chesapeake der amerikanischen Aufständischen aufgebracht hat, in jeder Schänke so enthusiastisch gefeiert, als hätte Portsmouth soeben von einem großen siegreichen Gefecht der Kriegsflotte erfahren. Natürlich ließ sich daran ermessen, wie groß die Bestürzung über die Niederlagen gewesen struggle, welche die Amerikaner der Krone beigebracht hatten, und vielleicht auch, wie sehr die Bevölkerung die Royal military liebte. Doch auf Aubrey wartet zur Belohnung keineswegs ein Kommando von angemessener Bedeutung. Jedenfalls sieht das auf den ersten Blick so aus, als guy ihn auf die Ariel kommandiert und diese einem Ostseegeschwader angliedert. Erst nach und nach bemerkt Aubrey, daß sein Schiffsarzt Dr. Stephen Maturin, gleichzeitig einer der gerissensten Geheimagenten der Briten, bis über beide Ohren in gefährliche Pläne zum Sturz Napoleons verwickelt ist. Auch der berühmte "Blaue Peter", ein Diamant von beachtlicher Größe, spielt eine undurchsichtige Rolle …
Der siebte Band aus der weltweit erfolgreichen marinehistorischen Serie um den Seehelden Jack Aubrey und seinen Schiffsarzt Dr. Stephen Maturin.

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The Lady and the Poet: A Novel by Maeve Haran PDF

By Maeve Haran

ISBN-10: 031255415X

ISBN-13: 9780312554156

ISBN-10: 0312671156

ISBN-13: 9780312671150

ISBN-10: 184648734X

ISBN-13: 9781846487347

Set opposed to the sumptuousness and intrigues of Queen Elizabeth I's court docket, this robust novel unearths the untold love affair among the recognized poet John Donne and Ann extra, the passionate girl who, opposed to all odds, grew to become his wife.

Ann extra, fiery and lively daughter of the Mores of Loseley condominium in Surrey, got here to London destined for a lifestyles on the court docket of Queen Elizabeth and an effective marriage. There she encountered John Donne, the darkly appealing younger poet who was once secretary to her uncle, the Lord Keeper of the good Seal. He used to be not like any guy she had ever met—angry, smart, witty, and in her eyes, insufferably conceited and careless of girls. but as they have been thrown jointly, Donne opened Ann's eyes to a brand new global of ardour and sensuality.

But John Donne—Catholic by way of historical past in an age whilst it used to be lethal harmful, tainted by means of an eye-catching trace of scandal—was the type of guy her status-conscious father distrusted and despised.

The girl and the Poet tells the tale of the forbidden love among one among our such a lot favourite poets and a woman who dared to insurgent opposed to her family members and the conventions of her time. They gave up every thing to be jointly and their love knew no bounds.

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The Holy Lance (The English Templars Book 1) - download pdf or read online

By Andrew Latham

The yr is 1191. A bold counterattack opposed to the Saracens’ last-ditch attempt to alleviate the besieged urban of Acre has not just stored the 3rd campaign from a deadly defeat; it has additionally introduced the chief of that counterattack, English Templar Michael Fitz Alan, to the eye of King Richard the Lionheart. within the days that persist with, the king fees Fitz Alan with a life-or-death undertaking – to get better the long-lost Holy Lance, a spiritual relic extensively believed to be answerable for the near-miraculous luck of the 1st campaign. the consequent quest leads Fitz Alan and a hand-picked band of Templars on a trip deep into enemy territory, the place they conflict Saracens, Assassins, adversarial Christians or even a traitor inside of their very own ranks as they search to come back the Holy Lance to Christian fingers and thereby make sure the liberation of Jerusalem and the luck of the crusade.

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Download PDF by : Michel Zévaco - Oeuvres LCI/68 (French Edition)

Ce quantity contient 29 romans de Michel Zévaco, dont los angeles série des Pardaillan.

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Le layout LCI les garanties suivantes :
- une desk des matières dynamique permettant d'accéder facilement aux différentes oeuvres.
- des tables de matières détaillées associées à chaque oeuvre particulière (sauf si cela est inutile).
- une desk des matières intégrée NCX active.
- les notes présentes dans le texte sont accessibles par hyperliens.

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New PDF release: Outlaw: A Novel of Robin Hood (The Outlaw Chronicles Book 1)

By Angus Donald

ISBN-10: 0312604351

ISBN-13: 9780312604356

ISBN-10: 0312678363

ISBN-13: 9780312678364

ISBN-10: 1846528445

ISBN-13: 9781846528446

In the culture of Bernard Cornwell and Ben Kane, Outlaw is a rousing ancient novel that combines legend with truth to carry to lifestyles the time, the lives and the struggles of past due twelfth century England. because the Henry II struggles along with his rebelious young children and the clash among the Saxon the Aristocracy and the Norman conquerors maintains on as bloody as ever, there's a determine that has remained firmly fastened within the imagation of generations - Robin Hood, an outlaw and a renegade the Aristocracy made up our minds to deliver down the lads who took his land, his kin, and his position.
whilst he is stuck stealing, younger Alan Dale is pressured to go away his relations and visit dwell with a infamous band of outlaws in Sherwood woodland. Their chief is the notorious Robin Hood. a tricky, bloodthirsty warrior, Robin is extra feared than any guy within the county. And he turns into a mentor for Alan; along with his fellow outlaws, Robin teaches Alan the right way to struggle - and the way to win. yet Robin is a ruthless guy - and even though he's Alan's protector, if Alan displeases him, he simply as simply develop into his murderer...From bloody battles to riotous dinner party days to marauding packs of wolves, Outlaw is a gripping, action-packed ancient mystery that delves deep into the interesting legend of Robin Hood.

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New PDF release: Lawman’s Gun (James P. Stone Series Book 2)

James Stone by no means meant to develop into a lawman—he plans to trace down the murderers of his ally and mentor, Eldon Greyson, by myself. And he appears ahead to that day of reckoning, simply because every time it comes approximately, there are 1000 and one how you can make the killers pay. yet destiny steps in and offers Stone an opportunity he by no means counted on…

When his paintings in Eaton, Kansas, as a short lived lawman is over, he jumps from the frying pan into the fireplace whilst he's taking a place as a deputy U.S. marshal with a pal, Deputy U.S. Marshal Jackson Millet. Millet convinces Stone that operating as a lawman will supply him extra possibilities to run his outdated nemesis, a guy named Laird, to ground—and make him pay for Greyson’s homicide such a lot of years ago.

A war of words among the 2 lawmen and financial institution robbers enable Stone recognize he’s with regards to Laird—and he chafes on the regulations the marshal’s task has put on him, short of not anything greater than to trip to the within reach E.L. Ranch and tackle the outlaw he’s waited to lengthy to stand.

But while Laird and his companion, invoice Dubin, brazen it out with a trip to the marshals, they’re in for a blazing gun conflict the likes of which the little city of Tascosa hasn't ever visible. They won’t cross down with out a fight—and they’re made up our minds to not die by way of a LAWMAN’S GUN…

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Das Mädchen und die Herzogin (German Edition) by Astrid Fritz PDF

By Astrid Fritz

ISBN-10: 3499252147

ISBN-13: 9783499252143

Das Weib sei dem Manne untertan

Schon als kleines Mädchen ist die bayrische Fürstentochter Sabina dem Herrscher von Württemberg versprochen. Sie will nicht, doch wen kümmert das, wenn es um große Politik geht? Als Jahre später die Hochzeit mit ungeheurem Prunk begangen wird, ahnt die junge Frau, dass eine furchtbare Ehe auf sie wartet. Denn Herzog Ulrich ist berüchtigt für seine gewalttätigen Launen und seine Eifersucht. Als er in blinder Wut seinen engsten Freund ermordet, schwebt auch Sabina in höchster Gefahr. Sie muss fliehen – ohne ihre Kinder. Ulrich nimmt sich derweil mit Gewalt das Bauernmädchen Maria zur Geliebten. Auch ihr droht der furchtbare Herzog zum Verhängnis zu werden …
"Das Mädchen und die Herzogin lässt Landesgeschichte lebendig werden. Figuren, die bisher nur Fakten aus dem Geschichtsunterricht waren, werden in dem Buch zu Fleisch und Blut." (Stuttgarter Zeitung)

"Sehr bewegend!" (Neue Woche)

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Kaze Hikaru, Vol. 1 by PDF

ISBN-10: 1421501899

ISBN-13: 9781421501895

Into this fierce milieu steps Kamiya Seizaburo, a tender would-be warrior who, even though missing in wrestle event, possesses a fiery enthusiasm to either relief the Mibu-Roshi of their venture and to avenge his wrongfully murdered family members. one of many Mibu-Roshi's so much talented (and immature) swordsmen, the mythical Okita Soji, has the same opinion to take Seizaburo lower than his wing. What nobody suspects, least of all Soji, is that Seizaburo is de facto a woman named Tominaga Sei in disguise!

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