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Download Queen Elizabeth's Daughter by Anne Clinard Barnhill PDF

By Anne Clinard Barnhill

From Anne Barnhill, the writer of on the Mercy of the Queen, comes the gripping story of Mary Shelton, Elizabeth I’s younger cousin and ward, set opposed to the glittering backdrop of the Elizabethan court

Mistress Mary Shelton is Queen Elizabeth’s favourite ward, having fun with each privilege the location provides. The queen loves Mary like a daughter, and, like several strong mom, she wishes her to make a robust fit. the main most probably prospect: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford. yet whereas Oxford looks every thing the queen admires: shrewdpermanent, polished and filthy rich, Mary is familiar with him to be lecherous, merciless, and entire of treachery. regardless of how demanding the queen attempts to push her into his hands, Mary refuses.

Instead, Mary falls in love with a guy who's thoroughly improper. Sir John Skydemore is a minor knight with little funds, a widower with 5 teenagers. Worst of all, he’s a Catholic at a time while Catholic plots opposed to Elizabeth are rampant. The queen forbids Mary to wed the fellow she loves. while the younger lady, who's the queen’s personal flesh and blood, defies her, the couple unearths their very lives at risk as Elizabeth’s wrath is aware no bounds.

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Download Cinnamon Gardens by Shyam Selvadurai PDF

By Shyam Selvadurai

Set one of the higher periods within the gracious, repressive and complicated global of Nineteen Twenties Ceylon (Sri Lanka), this evocative novel tells the tale of 2 those who needs to ascertain whether it is attainable to pursue own happiness with out compromising the happiness of others. a tender instructor, Annalukshmi, whose splintered relations makes an attempt to rearrange a suitable marriage for her, needs to make a decision even if the independence she craves will doom her to a existence with no love and companionship. it's also the tale of Balendran who, respectably married, needs to suppress-or confront-the mystery wants for males that threaten to throw his existence into chaos. With sensuous surroundings and shiny prose, this masterfully plotted novel re-creates an international the place a stunning veneer of aromatic gardens and manners hides social, own, and political matters nonetheless appropriate this day.

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Download The Great Game (Royal Sorceress Book 2) by Christopher G. Nuttall PDF

By Christopher G. Nuttall

Book Details:

ISBN: 1908168277
EAN: 9781908168276
ASIN: 1908168277
Publisher: Elsewhen Press
Publication Date: 2013-12-02
Number of Pages: 400
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books

Synopsis from Amazon:

After the rebellion in London, woman Gwendolyn Crichton is settling into her new place as Royal Sorceress and combating the unfairness opposed to her gender and age that seeks to avoid her from pleasant her obligations. but if a senior magician is murdered in a locked room and Gwen is charged with discovering the wrongdoer, her inquiries lead her right into a net of intrigue that mixes foreign politics, frequent aristocratic blackmail, playing dens and private vendettas...and a few of her discoveries hit dangerously as regards to domestic. carrying on with on from the tip of The Royal Sorceress, the good video game follows Gwen's unfolding tale as she assumes the position previously held by means of grasp Thomas. a pleasing mix of whodunit and magical delusion, it truly is set opposed to a backdrop of overseas political unrest in a plausible but at the same time magnificent exchange history.

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Download Altai: A Novel by Wu Ming PDF

By Wu Ming

While a fireplace rips throughout the Venetian Arsenal in 1569, the enigmatic Emanuele De Zante, spy-catcher and secret agent, is betrayed by means of his lover, imprisoned, and accused of treason. Given the opportunity to flee, he embarks on a trans-European odyssey that would try out his loyalty and strength him to question even his own identity.

via a sequence of lethal political video games prime the entire option to the Sultan’s palace in Constantinople, De Zante and his partners spiral headfirst toward a clash within which the nice empires of the Republic of Venice and the Ottomans threaten the very foundations of civilization.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download The Orchids by Thomas H. Cook PDF

By Thomas H. Cook

Because the global closes in round them, Nazis cover out in a tropical paradise.

The servants experience whatever unusual concerning the outdated males. they aren't definite what company Dr. Langhof and Dr. Ludtz have in El Caliz, yet they're sure that no matter what they do of their colonial mansion is the paintings of the satan. even though they don't know the specifics of the 2 men’s crimes, the servants are correct to suspect whatever sinister.

The males are Nazis, fugitives from overseas legislations who fled to this South American haven within the chaotic days after international battle II. Langhof introduced with him a cache of stolen diamonds, with which he got their safeguard from the small nation’s corrupt president. He passes his days cultivating a gorgeous greenhouse packed with orchids, and meditating at the evil acts that fill his prior. For now they're secure, yet destiny has some ways of dealing out justice.

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Download Blood on the Line (Inspector Robert Colbeck, Book 8) by Edward Marston PDF

By Edward Marston

1857. at the LNWR educate to London, a felony is being escorted to his appointment with the hangman. however the wily Jeremy Oxley, conman, thief and assassin, has one final ace up his sleeve – a gorgeous and ruthless partner keen to do whatever to avoid wasting her lover, together with cold-blooded murder.

When the Railway Detective Inspector Robert Colbeck learns that Oxley, his arch nemesis, has escaped, black stories in their shared prior go away him no selection yet to do his accountability, regardless of the fee. With the trustworthy Victor Leeming at his facet, Colbeck needs to use all of his abilities to trace his elusive enemy. yet may possibly he have ultimately met his match?

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Download Danny Boy by Anne Bennett PDF

By Anne Bennett

A deeply relocating saga of a tender couple with excessive hopes for a shiny destiny in rural eire, basically to discover themselves embroiled within the rebellion of 1916 and having to make a brand new existence for themselves in Birmingham.

Rosie's family members doesn't have a lot cash, yet she's wealthy in alternative ways: she loves her lifestyles at the farm, her sisters, her associates, or even her spoilt child brother. whilst Danny Walsh asks her to stroll out with him one Sunday, it's a dream come true.

Everyone concurs that they're made for every different and shortly they're married. yet Danny's younger brother runs away to hitch within the rebellion of Easter 1916. Danny is a guy of peace yet has no selection; he needs to locate his brother and produce him domestic. prior to he might be published, Danny needs to swear to take his place.

Danny isn't freed from his pledge. he's taking Rosie and their small daughter to what they wish is safeguard in Birmingham -- however the struggle to outlive has simply started, as no one will hire an Irishman whilst there's a struggle on. without funds coming in, Rosie does the unthinkable and leaves Danny to appear after the kid whereas she unearths a role in munitions. Little does she understand the chance she is in and what effects it is going to have for her and her kin. Danny and Rosie will locate their assets, spirit and love for every different are validated to the maximum restrict prior to the long run is shiny back.

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Download Love and Romanpunk by Tansy Rayner Roberts PDF

By Tansy Rayner Roberts

Hundreds of thousands of years in the past, Julia Agrippina wrote the real background of her relatives, the Caesars. The rfile used to be misplaced, or destroyed, presently. (It incorporated extra monsters than it's possible you'll think.)

Hundreds of years in the past, Fanny and Mary ran clear of London with a debauched poet and his sister. (If it was once the poet you're taking into account, the tale could have ended way more fortunately, and with fewer humans having their throats bitten out.)

Sometime within the close to destiny, a neighborhood will dwell in a duplicate Roman urban inbuilt the Australian bush. It’s a sight to behold. (Shame concerning the manticores.)

Further sooner or later, the final guy who guards the key historical past of the area will detect that the previous has a manner of coming round to chew you. (He didn’t even recognize she had something for pointy teeth.)

The international is in higher probability than you ever suspected. girls named Julia are more advantageous than they seem. Don’t enable your little brother make out with silver-eyed blondes. Immortal heroes fairly don’t fancy teenage women. while love dies, there’s nonetheless opera. kin is every thing. Monsters are in all places. convinced, you do need to put on the damned toga.

History isn't really what you think that it really is.

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Download The Eagles Conquest (Eagle, Book 2) by Simon Scarrow PDF

By Simon Scarrow

When Centurion Macro arrives on British soil as certainly one of Emperor Claudius's invasion strength in forty three advert, he's dealing with one of many hardest campaigns of his battle-scarred occupation. In a chain of bloody skirmishes, Macro and his younger subordinate, Optio Cato, and the desperately outnumbered Roman military needs to locate and defeat the enemy ahead of he grows robust adequate to weigh down the legions. however the Britons usually are not the single foe dealing with Macro and Cato. A sinister supplier against the Emperor is secretly betraying the invaders. And while rumours of an assassination try coincide with the Emperor's arrival on British soil, the warriors understand they're up opposed to a strength extra ruthless than their said enemy...

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Download The Secrets of Mia Danvers: A Dangerous Liaisons Novel by Robyn DeHart PDF

By Robyn DeHart

A lone witness unearths her protector…

Since wasting her sight in a youth twist of fate, Mia Danvers has resided in a small cottage at the huge Carrington property. considered useless, Mia lives a lifetime of digital seclusion—until one evening, whereas strolling domestic, she occurs upon a horrendous crime.

Alex Foster, 8th Duke of Carrington, lives in response to society’s expectancies for him. He’s by no means met the lady who lives within the cottage on the fringe of his estate. but if she arrives at his door within the pouring rain terrified and claiming she has witnessed a homicide, she seizes his attention.

Mia is decided to aid the experts music down the wrongdoer, although the single individual keen to simply accept her reduction is the good-looking, smug duke. operating heavily jointly proves tough as Mia’s good looks and independence tempts Alex to disregard conference and stick to his wish. yet what neither of them comprehend is this assassin has struck prior to in Whitechapel, taunting the British press purely to vanish—a ruthless killer who is aware that Mia is the one residing witness to his crime…

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