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By Khaled Hosseini

Efter framgångarna med Flyga Drake och Tusen strålande sunlight är Khaled Hosseini aktuell med en long island bok - en gripande släktberättelse om hur de beslut vi människor fattar påverkar historien för evigt. Syskonen Pari och Abdullah lever i den fattiga byn Shadbagh i Afghanistan. När fadern inte längre kan försörja den växande familjen väljer han att - until Abdullahs stora förtvivlan - sälja Pari until en familj i Kabul. Syskonens saknad efter varandra ekar genom tid och rum, males den dag de äntligen återförenas är det kanske redan för despatched? Och bergen svarade är romanen som hela världen väntat på. Khaled Hosseini har skrivit en hjärtslitande familjesaga om föräldrar och barn och bröder och systrar. Människor som älskar, sviker och förlåter, som är i stånd att döda males också att ge sina liv för varandra.

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Download The Chivalrous Rake by Elizabeth Rolls PDF

By Elizabeth Rolls

With a damaged collarbone, Jack Hamilton used to be in no temper to have relations arrive on his doorstep. however the Reverend Dr. Bramley and his daughter have been essentially penniless, so he couldn't simply flip them away. they'd evidently left their prior domestic lower than a cloud, with Cressida's recognition in tatters.

And then Jack learnt the real explanation for their plight, and his chivalrous nature took over. Cressida was once wanting a husband...but used to be he short of a spouse?

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Download The Pierced Heart: A Novel (Charles Maddox, Book 4) by Lynn Shepherd PDF

By Lynn Shepherd

The shadow of Bram Stoker’s Dracula looms huge over the darkest secret but confronted by means of Victorian detective Charles Maddox—as the acclaimed writer of The Solitary House and A deadly Likeness once more can pay homage to a literary vintage, in a chilling story of superstition, risky technological know-how, and surprising secrets.
 
whilst an Austrian nobleman deals a considerable donation to the college of Oxford, Charles Maddox is termed directly to examine the beneficiant benefactor. it's a decidedly mundane activity for the more and more well known legal investigator, yet Maddox welcomes the opportunity to exchange London’s teeming streets for the comforts of a fortress within the Viennese geographical region. convenience, notwithstanding, is briefly provide as soon as Maddox steps onto overseas soil—and into the corporate of the mysterious Baron Von Reisenberg.
 
a guy of impeccable breeding, the Baron is still the topic of nervous whispers and macabre legends. notwithstanding Maddox isn’t one to entertain supernatural ideals, the dank halls and foreboding shadows of the fort start to hang-out his sleep with nightmares. yet within the gentle of day the veteran detective can locate no proof of the sinister—until a chain of tense incidents turn out him gravely wrong and thrust him right into a harrowing quest to show no matter what evil lurks in the back of the locked doorways of the Baron’s secretive area. After a terrifying stumble upon approximately expenditures him his sanity, Maddox is pressured to come domestic defeated—and nonetheless pursued via the horror he’s unearthed.
 
as a result of a string of ugly murders dedicated via an elusive predator branded the Vampire, London is at the verge of frequent panic. yet there’s little question in Maddox’s brain who's dependable. And no matter if his enemy proves simply mortal—or anything more—Maddox needs to ultimately finish the enormous affair . . . earlier than extra blameless blood is spilled.
  
Praise for The Pierced Heart
 
“Another journey de strength with a extraordinary finale from [Lynn] Shepherd, who makes a speciality of turning iconic novels into shrewdpermanent, advanced mysteries for her tormented hero to solve.”Kirkus experiences (starred review)
 
“Shepherd’s [plots] are darkly critical and consider very actual. . . . the concept that Stoker’s novel was once one way or the other encouraged via occasions surrounding the topic of Maddox’s research turns out tantalizing believable. one other sterling access during this ingenious series.”Booklist
 
“A heart-thumping climax . . . The Pierced Heart is a smart and seductive pastiche of genres [that] builds to an electrifying and wonderful dénouement. a trendy and gripping Gothic revival.”Lancashire night Post
 
“Compulsively readable, suspenseful, and darkish . . . The ebook is unsettling within the top manner. . . . this can be a new story, with an analogous creepy taste that Dracula fans will enjoy.”Historical Novels Review
 
“With splendidly descriptive passages and stunningly atmospheric prose, Shepherd spins a compelling, intricately plotted tale which fairly capably stands except the radical that evokes it.”Book Batter (five stars)

“Captures the very best components of Dracula, while whilst making a exciting and soaking up crime novel.”The Dracula Society

From the Hardcover edition.

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Download Then and Now by W. Somerset Maugham PDF

By W. Somerset Maugham

Maugham chanced on a parallel to the turmoil of our personal occasions within the duplicity, intrigue and sensuality of the Italian Renaissance. Then and Now enters the area of Machiavelli, and covers 3 very important months within the profession of that artful flesh presser, worldly seducer and excessive priest of schemers.

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By Julie Thomas

Beautiful and mysterious, The Keeper of Secrets by way of Julie Thomas follows a helpful violin throughout generations—from WWII to Stalinist Russia to the gilded foreign live performance halls of today—and unearths the loss, love, and secrets and techniques of the households who owned it.
 
In 1939 Berlin, 14-year-old Simon Horowitz’s international is stirred by way of his father's 1742 Guarneri del Gesu violin. whilst Nazis march throughout Europe and Simon is distributed to Dachau, he reveals unforeseen kindness, and an opportunity to live.
 
In the current day, orchestra conductor Rafael Gomez reveals himself encouraged by means of Daniel Horowitz, a 14-year-old violin virtuoso who refuses to play. while Rafael learns that the boy's kin as soon as owned a worthy violin believed to were misplaced endlessly, Rafael seizes the facility of historical past and discovers a kinfolk tale like no other.

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Download A Pillar of Iron by Taylor Caldwell PDF

By Taylor Caldwell

Filenote: PDF is searchable photograph ocr, 680 pages with front/back cover
Publish 12 months note: First released 1965
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The spirit of historic Rome in its final days of glory. The hero of the tale, the fellow referred to as "a pillar of iron" is Marcus Tullius Cicero, the lawyer-statesman who attempted vainly to avoid wasting the republic he enjoyed from the forces of tyranny. Unfolding listed here are the personal dramas at the back of the good Roman hero's triumphs and defeats - and the intimate, deeply relocating tale of his determined love affair with the gorgeous Livia.

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Download Nine Days by Toni Jordan PDF

By Toni Jordan

Evaluate: One relatives. 9 momentous days. An unforgettable novel of affection and folly and heartbreak.
It is 1939 and even though Australia is set to visit battle, it doesn't really appreciate but that the placement is severe. Deep within the working-class Melbourne suburb of Richmond it really is enterprise - your personal and everybody else's - as ordinary. And younger Kip Westaway, failed pupil and stablehand, resides crucial day of his life.

Kip's momentous day is one among 9 that might set the direction for every member of the Westaway extended family within the years that stick to. on the center of all their tales is Kip, and on the centre of Kip's fifteen-year-old middle is his cherished sister Connie. They carry the threads that might weave a family.

In 9 Days Toni Jordan has harnessed the entire spiky wit, compassion and lust for all times that drew readers in droves to Addition and Fall woman. formidable in scope and constitution, triumphantly realised, this can be a novel approximately one relations and each kinfolk. it really is approximately desires and fights and sacrifices. and eventually, after all, it truly is - because it needs to be - approximately love.

Winner, self reliant Booksellers of Australia Award for most sensible Fiction, 2013.
Kirkus experiences, top ancient Fiction record, 2013.

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Download La mano de Fátima by Ildefonso Falcones PDF

By Ildefonso Falcones

Los angeles nueva novela de Ildefonso Falcones, autor de los angeles Catedral del Mar. l. a. historia de un joven desgarrado entre dos religiones y dos amores, en busca de su libertad y los angeles de su pueblo, en los angeles Andalucía del siglo XVI.

[B]En los angeles opulenta Córdoba de los angeles segunda mitad del siglo XVI, un joven morisco, desgarrado entre dos culturas y dos amores, inicia una ardiente lucha por l. a. tolerancia religiosa y los derechos de su pueblo. [/]

En 1568, en los valles y montes de las Alpujarras, ha estallado el grito de los angeles rebelión: hartos de injusticias, expolio y humillaciones, los moriscos se enfrentan a los cristianos e inician una desigual pugna que sólo podía terminar con su derrota y dispersión por todo el reino de Castilla. Entre los sublevados se encuentra el joven Hernando. Hijo de una morisca y el sacerdote que l. a. violó, es rechazado por los suyos, debido a su origen, y por los cristianos, por l. a. cultura y costumbres de su familia. Durante los angeles insurrección conoce l. a. brutalidad y crueldad de unos y otros, pero también encuentra el amor en l. a. figura de los angeles valerosa Fátima, l. a. de los grandes ojos negros. A partir de los angeles derrota, forzado a vivir en Córdoba y en medio de las dificultades de los angeles existencia cotidiana, todas sus fuerzas se concentrarán en lograr que su cultura y religión, las de los vencidos, recuperen los angeles dignidad y el papel que merecen. Para ello deberá correr riesgos y atreverse con audaces y muy peligrosas iniciativas.

Los lectores de l. a. catedral del mar encontrarán en esta segunda novela de su autor las mismas claves que llevaron al éxito a los angeles primera: los angeles fidelidad histórica, que se entrevera con un apasionado relato de amor y odio, de ilusiones perdidas y esperanzas que dan sentido a los angeles vida y los angeles lanzan por los caminos de l. a. aventura. De ese modo, su autor construye una trepidante novela que pretende reflejar los angeles tragedia del pueblo morisco, ahora que se cumple el cuarto centenario de su expulsión de España, y que también relata una vida singular, l. a. de un hombre fronterizo y enamorado que nunca se resignó a los angeles derrota y luchó por l. a. convivencia.

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By Simon Scarrow

It's forty four advert, and Vespasian and the second one Legion are forging forward of their crusade to grab the south-west of england. Macro and newly appointed centurion Cato are ordered to supply Verica, ruler of the Atrebatans, with a military. they need to teach his tribal levies right into a strength which could shield him and tackle the more and more formidable raids that the enemy is launching. yet regardless of the Atrebatans' legitimate allegiance to Rome, open insurrection is brewing, for lots of are looking to withstand the Roman invaders. Macro and Cato needs to win the loyalty of the disgruntled levies - yet can they be successful when surviving a perilous plot to spoil either them? Macro and Cato face the best try out in their military careers as in simple terms they stand among the future of Rome and bloody defeat...

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Download The Border Hostage (Clan Kennedy, Book 2) by Virginia Henley PDF

By Virginia Henley

Ny instances bestselling writer Virginia Henley brings her trademark ardour, energy, and steamy sensuality to this amazing paintings of romance fiction–an unforgettable story of a headstrong Englishwoman kidnapped by means of a Scotsman looking passionate revenge....

Raven Carleton is each inch the English girl. yet in this wonderful morning, as she gallops alongside the seacoast, Raven is considering her freedom, now not her impending betrothal to aristocratic Christopher Dacre. without warning Raven is pressured to attract rein whilst a guy seems to be at once in her course. Silhouetted opposed to the predawn sky, he's magnificent–a darkly strong stranger who will regulate the process her life.

When Scotsman Heath Kennedy first glimpses Raven Carleton, he sees a creature of such endless loveliness, she takes his breath away. yet in a land divided, Raven is ready to develop into a pawn within the sour border wars among England and Scotland. kidnapped through Heath and held for ransom, Raven reveals herself interested in him in methods she by no means can have imagined...and Heath is totally beguiled through his headstrong captive. Risking the wrath of 2 nation-states, the Scotsman does the unthinkable: He bargains Raven her freedom. He asks just one factor in go back.

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