Download PDF by J. R. Tomlin: Freedom's Sword

By J. R. Tomlin

ISBN-10: 1461004152

ISBN-13: 9781461004158

Prior to William Wallace... sooner than Robert the Bruce... there has been one other Scottish hero... In 1296, newly knighted via the King of the Scots, Andrew de Moray fights to safeguard his state opposed to the forces of the ruthless invader, King Edward Longshanks of britain. After a bloody defeat in conflict, he's dragged in chains to an English dungeon. quickly the younger knight escapes. He returns to discover Scotland less than the heel of a conqueror and his betrothed sheltering within the hills of the Black Isle. Seizing his personal fortress, he increases the banner of Scottish freedom. Now he needs to lead the north of Scotland to uprising in desire of defeating the English military despatched to overwhelm them.

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Download e-book for kindle: Stone Song: A Novel of the Life of Crazy Horse by Win Blevins

By Win Blevins

ISBN-10: 1504012542

ISBN-13: 9781504012546

Winner of the Spur Award and a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize: This vintage story of the West has been heralded by way of the Dallas Morning News as “a deeply religious tale in regards to the soul trip of a good and mysterious American hero” 

Of the entire iconic figures of local American historical past, loopy Horse is still the main mysterious. Ridiculed as a boy for his strange appears to be like, he grew as much as be a guy who had no real interest in the regalia that his fellow Lakota Sioux warriors coveted, and but he led his humans to their most renowned victory: the defeat of basic Custer on the conflict of the Little Bighorn.
known as to a future of huge value and tortured by way of his deeply passionate love of a pretty girl, loopy Horse stumbled on peace in basic terms in conflict. A visionary who drew concept from the everlasting knowledge of his humans, he found the potential to defeat the U.S. military at its personal lethal video game. To today, he strides throughout American historical past as a guy who lived—and died—on his personal phrases.

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Meurtre à Byzance - download pdf or read online

By Julia Kristeva

ISBN-10: 2213616310

ISBN-13: 9782213616315

Sebastian Chrest-Jones, historien des migrations à Santa-Barbara, disparaît mystérieusement de son homestead et de son labo. Est-il sur les strains d’un ancêtre présumé, parti en 1045 de Vézelay ou du Puy-en-Velay avec los angeles Première Croisade, traversant au XIe siècle ce que l’historien moderne croit être déjà l’Europe ? S’est-il égaré à Byzance ?

Pendant ce temps, Santa-Barbara – lieu imaginaire, à moins que ce ne soit n’importe lequel des villages planétaires – est en pleine crise : sectes, mafias, manipulations en tous genres, sans parler d’un serial killer qui sévit dans l. a. ville et signe ses forfaits d’un mystérieux emblème ésotérique ressemblant au chiffre eight. Le commissaire primary Northrop Rilsky, dont les lecteurs de Julia Kristeva ont déjà fait connaissance, est chargé de l’enquête, aidé pour ce faire par Stéphanie Delacour, journaliste à l’Evénement de Paris. Il s’efforce de ne pas y perdre complètement son latin et de démêler le double écheveau de cette intrigue : l’histoire de Sebastian, hanté par l. a. determine emblématique d’Anne Comnène – née en 1083, à ses yeux los angeles première intellectuelle de l’Histoire – et l’obscur destin du tueur en série : le purificateur, l’homme mystery, étranger parmi les étrangers.

Un roman des origines qui permet à Julia Kristeva, pour los angeles première fois, de dévoiler les siennes (bulgares). travel à journey mystery historique, peinture ironique de nos sociétés modernes, Meurtre à Byzance raconte le destin controversé des migrants, los angeles douleur des étrangers, les guerres qui dressent aujourd’hui encore les uns contre les autres de nouveaux Croisés, avec des clins d’œil sur l’actualité mondiale et parisienne, le terrorisme, une Europe inconnue, los angeles faith et l. a. politique, au présent et au passé.

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Get Another Kind of Life PDF

By Catherine Dunne

ISBN-10: 0330396080

ISBN-13: 9780330396080

Hannah, might and Eleanor are sisters whose youth in Dublin with their middle-class mom and dad has ready them for a comfy way forward for marriage, little ones and servants. extra north, Maria and Cecilia also are sisters, suffering to make a dwelling within the linen generators of Belfast.

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Download PDF by Paul Waters: Of Merchants & Heroes

By Paul Waters

ISBN-10: 0330452673

ISBN-13: 9780330452670

A eating tale of affection, loss and redemption set within the classical global of Rome and Greece, "Of retailers & Heroes" is the tale of a tender man's pursuit of his father's assassin and and of the values and traits he develops that may make him a guy . . . a guy able to a deep, noble and enduring love.

At the top of the 3rd century BC, as Republican Rome's lengthy struggle with Carthage used to be finally drawing to an in depth, it used to be already threatened by way of a brand new enemy, Philip, the tyrant king of Macedon within the east. therefore starts Rome's lengthy involvement with Greek civilization, from which it truly is to profit loads . . . Into this turbulent international emerges our Roman hero, Marcus, whose father is brutally murdered through pirates on a trip from Italy to Corfu on a trip to his uncle. destiny takes him to a couple of the nice towns of the Greco-Roman global at a time of significant turbulence, the place he learns a lot and unearths love unexpectedly.

This is a striking, superbly written debut that explores political and philosophical questions which are undying - democracy and tyranny, warfare and self-defence, correct and responsibility - in addition to questions of affection, loyalty and betrayal

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New PDF release: Pasquale's Angel

By Paul J. McAuley

ISBN-10: 0575086599

ISBN-13: 9780575086593

Steamships ply the canals that hyperlinks Florence to the ocean, the skies are tainted by way of commercial waster from the foundries and manufactories, and the nice Engineer's subtle weaponry has confounded enemies from Rome to the the Gulf of Mexico. however the now-elderly Leonardo da Vinci has turn into more and more reclusive, it sounds as if anticipating a brand new Flood with a view to sweep away the wickedness of the world.

Not lengthy after the good painter Raphael arrives in Florence on a mysterious undertaking for the Medici Pope, considered one of his entourage is located brutally killed, in a locked tower room. The crime is simply the 1st of many, and apprentice artist Pasquale unearths himself in ownership of a deadly weapon and at the run throughout the shadows of town, engineers and artists in scorching pursuit.

Originally released in 1994 through Gollancz.

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Download e-book for kindle: Christmas Bells by Jennifer Chiaverini

By Jennifer Chiaverini

ISBN-10: 0698407091

ISBN-13: 9780698407091

Manhattan occasions bestselling writer Jennifer Chiaverini celebrates Christmas, prior and current, with a wondrous novel encouraged via the vintage poem "Christmas Bells," via Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

I heard the bells on Christmas Day/ Their outdated universal carols play/ And wild and candy/ The phrases repeat/Of peace on the earth, good-will to men!

In 1860, the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow family members celebrated Christmas at Craigie residence, their domestic in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The ebook of Longfellow's vintage innovative warfare poem, "Paul Revere's Ride," used to be under a month for that reason, and the country's grave political unrest weighed seriously on his brain. but along with his loved spouse, Fanny, and their 5 cherished little ones at his part, the delights of the season prevailed.

In present-day Boston, a devoted instructor within the Watertown public institution approach is surprised by way of somber vacation tidings. Sophia's song software has been sacrificed to price range cuts, and she or he concerns not just approximately her coming near near unemployment but additionally in regards to the outcomes to her underprivileged scholars. on the church the place she volunteers as song director, Sophia attempts to disregard her cares as she leads the children's choir in practice session for a Christmas Eve live performance. encouraged to honor a neighborhood artist, Sophia has selected a carol set to a poem by way of Longfellow, moved by way of the wonderful phrases he penned one Christmas Day some time past, while he suffered nice loss.

Christmas Bells chronicles the occasions of 1863, while the peace and contentment of Longfellow's kinfolk circle used to be all at once, tragically damaged, slicing even deeper than the privations of wartime. during the discomfort of profound loss and problem, Longfellow's patriotism by no means failed, nor did the ability of his language. "Christmas Bells," the poem he wrote that vacation, lives on, spoken as verse and sung as a hymn.

Jennifer Chiaverini's resonant and heartfelt novel for the season reminds us why we needs to proceed to listen to happy tidings, whilst we're demonstrated by way of strife. examining Christmas Bells conjures up the resplendent pleasure of a refrain of voices raised in reverent track.

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Download e-book for kindle: Kinder der Freiheit by Ken Follett

By Ken Follett

ISBN-10: 3838757130

ISBN-13: 9783838757131

(This ebook is a German translation of Ken Follett's "Edge of Eternity")

VOM BAU DER MAUER BIS ZU IHREM FALL - Die große Familiensaga vom Autor der Bestseller STURZ DER TITANEN und wintry weather DER WELT. Deutschland nach dem Mauerbau: Rebecca Hoffmanns Welt in Ostberlin scheint in Ordnung zu sein - bis sie durch Zufall erfährt, dass der eigene Mann sie seit Jahren im Auftrag der Stasi bespitzelt. Als sie ihn zur Rede stellt, begeht sie einen verhängnisvollen Fehler, den sie und ihre Familie ihr Leben lang bereuen sollen. In den united states erlebt George Jakes als Vertrauter von Justizminister Robert Kennedy hautnah den Kampf der Bürgerrechtsbewegung gegen Rassismus, Intoleranz und Ungerechtigkeit - und bekommt am eigenen Leib zu spüren, used to be es heißt, ein Farbiger zu sein. Cameron Dewar ist Republikaner, aber auch er kämpft unbeirrt für seine Überzeugungen. Als CIA-Agent muss er sich in einer Welt aus Täuschung, Lügen und Intrigen zurechtfinden. Ähnlich geht es Dimka Dworkin, dem jungen Berater von Nikita Chruschtschow, als sich Sowjetunion und united states in einen Konflikt stürzen, der die Welt an den Rand des Atomkriegs führt. Seine Schwester Tanja begibt sich als Journalistin an die Brennpunkte des Geschehens, von Moskau über Kuba bis nach Prag und Warschau - dorthin, wo Weltgeschichte geschrieben wird. Der in sich abgeschlossene Roman erzählt die miteinander verbundenen Schicksale von Menschen aus Ost und West vor dem Hintergrund der politischen und gesellschaftlichen Umwälzungen vom Anfang der Sechziger- bis zum Ende der Achtzigerjahre. a hundred Jahre nach dem Beginn des Ersten Weltkriegs, seventy five Jahre nach dem Beginn des Zweiten Weltkriegs, 50 Jahre nach der Aufhebung der Rassentrennung in den united states, 25 Jahre nach dem Fall der Mauer bringt Ken Follett seine Jahrhundert-Trilogie zu einem packenden und furiosen Finale.

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