Download The Gift of Stones by Jim Crace PDF

By Jim Crace

Crace’s moment novel proven his prestige as a author of serious mind's eye and ability. Set on the twilight of the Stone Age, a tender guy elects himself the village storyteller, and hunts restlessly, all over, for proposal. however the info he reveals and the folks he meets warn of the appearance of a brand new age and the arriving of a steel that would swap their community’s existence irrevocably.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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Download The Rope Eater by Ben Jones PDF

By Ben Jones

While Brendan Kane accepts a stranger's supply of work--two years on a boat departing the next morning--the nature of the adventure isn't divulged. It concerns now not, although, for Kane is directionless himself, having simply witnessed the Civil War's horrors basically to come North with not anything however the outfits on his again and as many lifeless soldiers' letters as he may perhaps hold in his wallet.
Aboard the mysterious Narthex, Kane meets a ramshackle staff that incorporates an eccentric health professional and a three-handed Muslim jam-packed with frightening lore. Kane learns basically that they're crusing for the Artic looking for gold or even whales. but if it seems the Narthex's vacation spot is a temperate paradise hidden amidst glaciers--a legendary place--Kane and his cohorts needs to fight to outlive not just the awful Artic stipulations, however the loosening grip on sanity of an egomaniacal captain and the data-obsessed surgeon. With each one moment that passes, it sort of feels more and more not going any of them gets out alive.

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Download Other Kingdoms by Richard Matheson PDF

By Richard Matheson

For over part a century, Richard Matheson has enthralled and terrified readers with such undying classics as I Am Legend, The fantastic Shrinking Man, Duel, Somewhere in Time, and What goals might Come. Now the Grand grasp returns with a bewitching story of erotic suspense and enchantment....

1918. a tender American soldier, lately wounded within the nice warfare, Alex White involves Gatford to flee his earlier. The pastoral English village turns out the correct spot to heal his wounded physique and soul. actual, the neighboring woods are acknowledged to be haunted by means of capricious, even malevolent spirits, yet absolutely these are only previous wives' tales.

Aren't they?

A scary come across within the wooded area leads Alex into the fingers of Magda Variel, an captivating red-haired widow rumored to be a witch. She warns him to lead away from the wooden and the perilous faerie nation it borders, yet Alex can't support himself. attracted to its verdant mysteries, he reveals love, danger...and wonders that might eternally switch his view of the realm.

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Download Tears of Pearl: A Novel of Suspense (Lady Emily Mysteries, by Tasha Alexander PDF

By Tasha Alexander

Set amid the sweetness and decadence of the Ottoman Empire, woman Emily’s most up-to-date experience is stuffed with intrigue, treachery, and romance.

Looking ahead to the fun of connubial bliss, newlyweds woman Emily and Colin Hargreaves, diplomats of the British Empire, set out towards Turkey for an unique honeymoon. yet on their first evening within the urban, a harem lady is located murdered, strangled within the courtyard of the sultan’s lavish Yildiz Palace. Sir Richard St. Clare, an Englishman who works on the embassy in Constantinople, is current and acknowledges the lady as his personal daughter who used to be abducted two decades previous. Emily and Colin promise the heartbroken father that they’ll locate her killer, yet because the research profits velocity, they locate that visual appeal may be deceiving—especially in the confines of the seraglio.

As a girl, Emily is given entry to the forbidden global of the harem and fast discovers that its mysterious, sheltered partitions supply no safeguard from a ruthless assassin. because the variety of sufferers grows, Emily needs to depend on her personal sharp wit in a heart-stopping finale if she is to prevent a killer bent on exacting vengeance irrespective of what number blameless lives he leaves in his wake.

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Download Truth Dare Kill (Danny McRae, Book 1) by Gordon Ferris PDF

By Gordon Ferris

LONDON, 1946

Memories can lie…
Especially while other folks mess along with your mind…

Danny McRae is a personal investigator. He’s no Philip Marlowe - yet what else is a demobbed SOE agent to do now the battle is over and the area struggles again to normality?

Not that whatever should be basic for Danny until eventually he fills the void in his reminiscence which swallowed up a complete undertaking to France.

But first he has a case to enquire. based, upper-class Kate Graveney has made a surprising admission, and Danny must get her off the hook. Danny units off on a hunt via bomb-ravaged London, the awful cityscape mirroring the ruins of his brain. the top damage which gouged his reminiscence additionally offers him blackouts: hours, occasionally days, are an entire clean. Newspaper headlines a few brutal killer stalking London’s purple mild district make him uneasy, and a trip from an previous adversary awakens darkish misgivings.

At least there’s Valerie - yet even she proves elusive. he's assaulted by way of the police and befriended by way of the madam of a cat-house. he's torn among his higher category patron and the store woman who believes in him.

The odds stack up opposed to Danny and shortly he fears for his lifestyles. the single get away is thru that hole in his memory…

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Download A Dream Unfolding (Prescott Pioneers, Book 1) by Karen Baney PDF

By Karen Baney

The promise of a brand new lifestyles and an opportunity to begin over…
Hannah Anderson had the existence she constantly sought after, married to the fellow of her desires. while her husband's brother will get in hassle with the legislations, town turns opposed to them, shattering her ideal lifestyles. Now they're left with just one choice—to head west to the Arizona Territory within the hopes of making a brand new lifestyles. Will the adventure be definitely worth the cost?

Will Colter, after burying his father, is pressured to go away the ranch he has referred to as domestic for almost thirty years. the adventure is harmful, tough him and his males. Will he locate the hot existence he hoped for?

Or, is there a brand new dream quietly unfolding earlier than their eyes?

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Download Pilate by Jean Grosjean PDF

By Jean Grosjean

Arrêté comme rebelle, amené devant Pilate, Jésus, pour los angeles première fois, s'est trouvé en face d'un homme sans préjugés. Avant, il n'avait ecu affaire qu'à des disciples ou des ennemis. Par des dialogues, des méditations, des paysages, Jean Grosjean nous fait pénétrer dans los angeles complexité de cet Orient qu'il connaît si bien. Entre le procurateur romain, son épouse, le grand-prêtre Caïphe, le bédouin Malchos, Hérode qui a peur de tout, se noue une partie que l'Occidental ne peut que perdre. Son jour de pitié air of secrecy été son jour de défaite. Tibère, qui, quelques années plus tard, va destituer Pilate, et va refuser de lui donner un nouveau poste, lui dira : «Ils t'ont rendu fou.» Au terme de ce roman, ou de ce drame, nous commençons à entrevoir pourquoi, pour l'Église éthiopienne, Pilate est un saint.

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Download A Woman of Angkor by John Burgess PDF

By John Burgess

A poignant glimpse into the everyday life of 12th Century Cambodia. need to know who have been the folk who outfitted the temples, grew the rice and served within the palace defend? learn a lady of Angkor.
– sunrise Rooney, writer of Angkor – Cambodia’s Wondrous Khmer Temples

A fantastic and compelling tale that vividly inspires the consideration, violence, and wonder of the vanished Khmer empire, as advised in the course of the testimony of 1 notable lady. this can be a genuine page-turner of a story within which Burgess brings us into the harmful international of palace intrigues and into the lives of Angkor’s usual people.
– Michael D. Coe, writer of Angkor and the Khmer Civilization

A lady of Angkor is a robust paintings of mind's eye that takes the reader to a far flung time and position and makes the tale vividly actual. in the course of the voice of his heroine, Sray, John Burgess conjures a narrative of a Khmer kin whose lives are interwoven with the development of the mystical, mysterious temple of Angkor Wat. this is often old fiction with a distinction – a couple of humans whose heritage has been obscured and deserted just like the outstanding shrine that for therefore many centuries lay hidden within the jungle.
– David Ignatius, columnist for The Washington submit and writer of Bloodmoney

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Download Wake Unto Me   by Lisa Cach PDF

By Lisa Cach

Caitlyn Monahan is aware she belongs somewhere else. it really is what her lifeless mother's be aware suggested, and it really is what her habitual nightmares allude to.

Desperate to flee those terrifying dreams--and her small town--she accepts a place at a boarding school in France. in simple terms, whilst she arrives, her nightmares get worse.

But then there are her amazing dreams, so vibrant and so genuine, with visits from an alluring, mysterious, and lovely Italian boy from the 1500s. Caitlyn is familiar with they're soul friends, but how can she be in love with an individual who exists only in her dreams?

Then, as her truth and dream world collide, Caitlyn searches for the genuine reason why she used to be dropped at this faculty. And what she discovers will switch her lifestyles endlessly.

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Download Sweeter than Birdsong (Saddler's Legacy, Book 2) by Rosslyn Elliott PDF

By Rosslyn Elliott

Track bargains Kate candy shelter from her problems . . . yet genuine freedom is sweeter.

In Westerville, Ohio, 1855, Kate Winter's desires are nearly within sight. because the first girl to graduate from Otterbein collage, she'll be assured her private want: break out from the darkish mystery haunting her family members. yet along with her mom made up our minds to marry her off to a filthy rich guy, Kate needs to face fact. She has to run. Now. and he or she has the precise plan. sign up for the approaching musical performance—and use it to masks her flight.

Ben Hanby, Otterbein College's musical genius, sees Kate iciness as an enigmatic creature, awesome for her attractiveness, but painfully shy. Then he hears her sing—and the honour of her voice strikes him as by no means earlier than. He determines to solid her in his musical and discover the secret that's Kate. nonetheless, he needs to hold his personal mystery to himself. no longer even this exciting girl can comprehend that his passionate religion is riding him to help fugitives at the Underground Railroad.

A terrifying twist of fate brings Kate and Ben jointly, yet threatens to shatter either their secrets and techniques and their desires. Kate can now not deny the necessity to locate her courage—and her voice—if she is to sing a brand new track for his or her future.

A stirring novel of wish and religion encouraged through genuine events—from the writer of Fairer than Morning, winner of the 2011 Laurel Award.

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