Download Far Away Home, an American Historical Novel by Susan Denning PDF

By Susan Denning

In post-Civil conflict manhattan urban, sixteen-year-old Aislynn Denehy can't discover a task, she has no position to dwell and no relatives to aid her. a few may perhaps imagine it is a challenge; Aislynn believes it’s a chance, yet she has much to benefit. No formulaic romance, this love tale depicts lifestyles because it actually was once for the millions of girls who went west attaining for a brand new lifestyles. Aislynn’s trip starts off in a brand new York urban tenement and leads her around the frontier to a Utah mining camp the place she needs to take care of the conflicting intentions of 3 very diverse males. existence within the roughshod camp brings small joys and devastating losses. This novel races via real stories related to old occasions until eventually it erupts in an unforeseen finishing. In today’s global, distant domestic will make you think irrespective of what percentage demanding situations destiny sends your means, the human spirit can triumph. experiences: “FAR AWAY house is an interesting, memorable love tale. I completely loved it.” Amy Goodman, award profitable syndicated journalist, columnist and writer "An engrossing tale set opposed to the again drop of early the US. A web page turner of experience, romance and robust characters who get up for themselves and their acquaintances regardless of the costs." Geoff wooded area, writer of Ice King, an antislavery novel

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Download Abigail: A Novel (The Wives of King David, Book 2) by Jill Eileen Smith PDF

By Jill Eileen Smith

What rate needs to she pay for actual love?

Her days marked through turmoil and pale goals, Abigail has resigned herself to a lifestyles with a guy she doesn't love. but if situations provide her a moment probability at happiness with the good-looking David, she takes a bounce of religion to hitch his wandering tribe. nonetheless, her struggles are faraway from over. How can she proportion his love with the opposite girls he insists on marrying?

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Download The Poisoned Pilgrim (Hangman's Daughter, Book 4) by Oliver Pötzsch PDF

By Oliver Pötzsch

1666: The monastery at Andechs has lengthy been a pilgrimage vacation spot, but if the hangman’s daughter, Magdalena, her health care provider husband Simon, and their babies arrive there, they study that the clergymen have some distance higher matters than asserting Mass and receiving alms. it appears once more, the hangman’s relations has fallen right into a mysterious and hazardous event. priests on the monastery scan with innovative know-how, together with a mode of deflecting the lights that has formerly set the monastery ablaze. while one of many priests disappears and his lab is destroyed, foul play is suspected. Who higher to enquire than the famed hangman Jakob Kuisl? yet because the hangman and his family members try and clear up the secret of the lacking monk, they need to care for either the eccentric denizens of the monastery and villagers who view the monks’ innovations as witchcraft that needs to be destroyed in any respect expenses. This exciting fourth access of *The Hangman’s Daughter* sequence positive aspects scheming priests, murderous robots, and the motion and intrigue that by no means appear to stop while the Kuisls are on a case. **

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Download Drums of Autumn (Outlander, Book 4) by Diana Gabaldon PDF

By Diana Gabaldon

The incredible saga continues....
It begun in Scotland, at an historic stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a decide upon few, leads into the past--or the grave. Claire Randall survived the intense passage, now not as soon as yet two times. Her first journey swept her into the hands of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her turned legend--a story of tragic ardour that ended together with her go back to the current to undergo his baby. Her moment trip, twenty years later, introduced them jointly back in frontier the United States. yet Claire had left a person at the back of within the 20th century. Their daughter, Brianna....
Now Brianna has made a annoying discovery that sends her to the stone circle and a terrifying bounce into the unknown. looking for her mom and the daddy she hasn't ever met, she is risking her personal destiny to aim to alter history...and to avoid wasting their lives. yet as Brianna plunges into an uncharted wasteland, a heartbreaking come upon could strand her without end within the past...or root her within the position she could be, the place her middle and soul belong....

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Download The Queen's Lover by Francine du Plessix Gray PDF

By Francine du Plessix Gray

During the untold love tale among Marie Antoinette and Swedish aristocrat Axel von Fersen, acclaimed writer Francine du Plessix grey weaves background with romance in a charming novel that still deals a clean imaginative and prescient of the French Revolution.

Paris, 1774. The speeding nobleman meets nineteen-year-old Marie Antoinette at a masquerade ball. As their dating deepens at Versailles, Fersen discovers the court's secrets and techniques, even the startling erotic info of Marie Antoinette's marriage. yet this intimacy is disrupted while he leaves to hitch the yankee Revolution. while he returns in 1783, he unearths France close to disintegration. After the Revolution of 1789, the royal kin is moved to the Tuileries and suffers more and more harsh captivity. After a failed try and unencumber them, Fersen is going domestic to Sweden the place he quickly meets his personal tragic finish: his destiny is symbolic of the violent speed with which of the eighteenth century's occasions reworked eu tradition.

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Download Lincoln (Narratives of Empire, Book 2) by Gore Vidal PDF

By Gore Vidal

Lincoln is the cornerstone of Gore Vidal's fictional American chronicle, consisting of Burr, 1876, Washington, D.C., Empire, and Hollywood. It opens early on a frozen iciness morning in 1861, while President-elect Abraham Lincoln slips into Washington, flanked through bodyguards. the longer term president is in cover, for there's speak of a plot to homicide him. in the course of the subsequent 4 years there'll be various plots to homicide this guy who has sworn to unite a disintegrating state. remoted in a ramshackle White residence within the heart of a proslavery urban, Lincoln presides over a fragmenting executive as Lee's armies beat on the gates. during this profoundly relocating novel, a piece of epic proportions and excessive human sympathy, Lincoln is saw via his family and his opponents. the forged of characters is sort of Dickensian: politicians, generals, White apartment aides, newspapermen, Northern and Southern conspirators, amiably evil bankers, and a spouse slowly going mad. Vidal's portrait of the president is instantly intimate
and enormous, stark and intricate, drawn with the wit, grace, and authority of 1 of the nice old novelists.
With a brand new creation by way of the writer.

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Download The Gates of Rome (Emperor, Book 1) by Conn Iggulden PDF

By Conn Iggulden

Hardly ever, if ever, does a brand new author dazzle us with any such bright mind's eye and storytelling, perfectly shooting the essence of a land, a humans, a legend. Conn Iggulden is simply one of these author, bringing to brilliant lifestyles essentially the most interesting eras in human background. In a real masterpiece of historic fiction, Iggulden takes us on a wide ranging trip via old Rome, sweeping us right into a realm of tyrants and slaves, of darkish intrigues and seething passions. What emerges is either a grand romantic story of coming-of-age within the Roman Empire and a colourful portrait of the early years of a guy who could develop into the main robust ruler on the earth: Julius Caesar.

On the luxurious Italian peninsula, a brand new empire is taking form. At its middle is town of Rome, a spot of glory and decadence, attractiveness and bloodshed. in contrast bright backdrop, boys are becoming to manhood, dreaming of battles, repute, and glory in carrier of the mightiest empire the area has ever recognized. One is the son of a senator, a boy of privilege and ambition to whom a lot has been given and from whom a lot is predicted. the opposite is a bastard baby, a boy of power and crafty, whose love for his adoptive family–and his adoptive brother–will be the main robust strength in his life.

As younger Gaius and Marcus are informed within the paintings of combat–under the tutelage of 1 of Rome’s such a lot fearsome gladiators–Rome itself is being rocked via the artwork of treachery and ambition, stuck in a tug-of-war as rival generals, Marius and Sulla, push the empire towards civil battle. For Marcus, a bloody crusade in Greece becomes a tender soldier’s proving flooring. For Gaius, the both lethal infighting of the Roman Senate could be the battlefield the place he hones his braveness and talent. And for either, the affection of a unprecedented slave lady should be an honor each one will covet yet just one will win.

The neighbors are compelled to stroll assorted paths, and by the point they meet back every little thing could have replaced. either can have recognized love, loss, and violence. And the land the place they have been as soon as blameless might be thrust into the grip of sour conflict–a clash that might set Roman opposed to Roman...and positioned their friendship to the last word attempt.

Brilliantly interweaving heritage and event, Conn Iggulden conjures a gorgeous array of contrasts–from the bloody stench of a battlefield to the opulence of the best urban in historical past, from the tenderness of a lover to the treachery of an murderer. fantastically rendered, grippingly instructed, Emperor, The Gates of Rome is a piece of vaulting mind's eye from a strong new voice in ancient fiction.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download Forever Amber by Barbara Taylor Bradford, Kathleen Winsor PDF

By Barbara Taylor Bradford, Kathleen Winsor

Deserted pregnant and penniless at the teeming streets of London, 16-year-old Amber St. Clare manages, by utilizing her wits, attractiveness, and braveness, to climb to the top place a lady may perhaps in achieving in recovery England—that of favourite mistress of the Merry Monarch, Charles II. From whores and highwaymen to courtiers and noblemen, from occasions akin to the nice Plague and the hearth of London to the intimate passions of ordinary—and extraordinary—men and ladies, Amber reports all of it. yet all through her trials and escapades, she is still, in her center, actual to the only guy she quite loves, the only guy she will by no means have. often in comparison to long past with the Wind, without end Amber is the opposite nice ancient romance, outselling some other American novel of the 1940s—despite being banned in Boston for its sheer sexiness. A booklet to learn and reread, this version brings again to print an unforgettable romance and a undying masterpiece.

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By Tanja Tuma

The Winds of Dalmatia is Tanja Tuma’s outstanding, epic, exciting, and well-crafted novel devoted to these who’ve the headlines from the Bosnian conflict but would possibly not totally understand the bad person pain that transpired within the lives of its victims.

It’s the 1st e-book of Tuma’s Balkan trilogy. enthusiasts may still word that the second one e-book will trip north to Istria and Slovenia, and within the 3rd, east to Serbia, Kosovo, and Macedonia.

The plot of Winds of Dalmatia is sweeping, grand, romantic, and gorgeous.

Maria Perić has passed through her own hell throughout the Balkan warfare and survived. Now in her sixties, she leads a comfy existence coping with a resort on a quiet island, and elevating her cherished Paula. Her earlier is as shady because the resource of her wealth. whilst Paula falls sick with leukemia, there’s just one option to retailer her — Maria needs to inform the reality, and Paula needs to face the Serbian conflict legal watching for his verdict from the foreign legal Tribunal on the Hague Hilton.

In her spare time, Maria escapes truth by means of gaining knowledge of the historical past of her place of origin Dalmatia. Her historic saga starts with a Greek colony within the 6th Century B.C. at the isle of Korčula, through a bankruptcy at the Roman instances, the period of the Emperor Diocletian, born in Dalmatia.

Her learn strikes to Dubrovnik, because the amazing Republic of Ragusa blooms within the Fourteenth Century, tough the Venetians within the Adriatic. The 15th Century witnesses the Ottoman Empire convey Islam to the hinterland of Dalmatia. Readers will thrill to the intrigues of a harem the place a tender rebellious spouse and a eunuch lengthy for freedom and love.

As international conflict I calls for extra infantrymen, a mom comes to a decision to devote her liked son to the security of the Blaca monastery at the island of Brač, which saves him from front. but the mummy nonetheless loses him, and her wrath is negative.

These escapist stories by no means fail to entertain, yet can't distract Maria and Paula from their appointment with future. And as the entire motion wraps up, the most characters continue to exist, prepared for the second one and the 3rd elements of Tuma’s Balkan troika.

The ethical dilemmas, in addition to the twists and turns of the unconventional, will maintain readers at the fringe of their seats. the elemental subject matter Tuma units forth is that of people dwelling in difficult occasions of conflicts and wars, and the way they take care of their very own own values, love, and household. Villains may possibly occasionally do this that's correct, natural, and noble, whereas sturdy individuals are pressured into committing crimes. Tuma’s characters are deep, fascinating, and intricate. Her e-book is dramatic, attractive, and jam-packed with characters which are improper but continually choked with surprises. occasionally it’s very unlikely to not hate them, whereas different instances the reader might be pushed to face up and cheer for them.

The Winds of Dalmatia will grip the readers, and take them right into a passionate, first-hand trip of some of the cultures of the previous Yugoslavia. the unconventional craftily skirts by means of the troubling battle violence because it conveys the interior conflicts of varied characters facing it in several historic sessions. The clashes of 3 religions and cultures — Catholicism, Orthodoxy, and Islam — in addition to global warfare I, international struggle II, and the Nineties struggle within the Balkans, give you the backdrop for romance tales during which general everyone is attempting to come to phrases with the tumult of conflicts and wars round them, eager for freedom, love, and peace.

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