New PDF release: The Heretic Queen: A Novel (Egyptian Royals Collection)

By Michelle Moran

ISBN-10: 0307381757

ISBN-13: 9780307381750

ISBN-10: 0307381765

ISBN-13: 9780307381767

ISBN-10: 1415958645

ISBN-13: 9781415958643

In old Egypt, a forgotten princess needs to conquer her family’s earlier and remake history.

The winds of swap are blowing via Thebes. A devastating palace hearth has killed the Eighteenth Dynasty’s royal family—all except for Nefertari, the niece of the reviled former queen, Nefertiti. The girl’s deceased relations has been branded as heretical, and not anyone in Egypt will communicate their names.

A relic of a prior reign, Nefertari is brushed aside, an unimportant princess left to run wild within the palace. yet this alterations while she is taken lower than the wing of the Pharaoh’ s aunt, then delivered to the Temple of Hathor, the place she is proficient in a fashion befitting a destiny queen.

quickly Nefertari catches the attention of the Crown Prince, and regardless of her family’s heritage, they fall in love and need to marry. but all of Egypt opposes this union among the emerging superstar of a brand new dynasty and the fading big name of an outdated, heretical one.

While political adversity units the rustic on side, Nefertari turns into the spouse of Ramesses the nice. Destined to be the main robust Pharaoh in Egypt, he's additionally the fellow who needs to confront the main recognized exodus in history.

Sweeping in scope and meticulous intimately, The Heretic Queen is a singular of ardour and tool, heartbreak and redemption.

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The Kennedy Debutante by PDF

ISBN-10: 0451492048

ISBN-13: 9780451492043

A attractive novel following the exploits of Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of 1 of America's maximum political dynasties.

London, 1938. The bubbling "It woman" of London society because her father used to be named the ambassador, Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy strikes in rarified circles, rubbing satin-covered elbows with a number of the twentieth century's strongest figures. desirous to get away the watchful eye of her strict mom, Rose, the antics of her older brothers, Jack and Joe, and the erratic habit of her sister Rosemary, Kick is able to strike out on her personal and is quickly swept off her toes via Billy Hartington, the longer term Duke of Devonshire.
 
But their love is forbidden, as Kick's religious Catholic kinfolk and Billy's staunchly Protestant one may by no means approve their fit. while battle breaks like a tidal wave throughout her international, Billy is ripped from her hands because the Kennedys are compelled to come to the States. Kick will get paintings as a journalist and joins the purple go to come back to England, the place she is going to need to come to a decision the place her actual loyalties lie--with kin or with love . . .

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Download PDF by : Of Illustrious Men

ISBN-10: 1611458870

ISBN-13: 9781611458879

Hailed as a masterpiece, Jean Rouaud’s first novel, Fields of Glory, used to be provided France’s so much prestigious literary prize, the Prix Goncourt, and offered over one million copies around the world. Of Illustrious males establishes as truth what the 1st novel promised—that Rouaud is a author of outstanding energy, subtlety, and originality. Lovingly set within the related zone as Fields of Glory, the unconventional is set the author’s father, Joseph, and a touring salesman who died at 41 and left a kin in surprise in the back of him. within the brain of the grieving eleven-year-old son—too younger to have rather recognized him—his father was once a hero, a warrior, a legend of the Resistance in the course of global battle II. however the narrator isn't any longer that eleven-year-old boy; he's a mature and talented author. And even though he should soreness for the lack of his father, he additionally is aware that Joseph’s illustriousness are available not just within the heady days of wartime glory yet in moments of household tranquility. Of Illustrious Men inspires scenes of either warfare and peace with beautiful attractiveness and understated and poignant tenderness.

Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our Arcade, Yucca, and solid Books imprints, are proud to submit a large variety of books for readers drawn to fiction—novels, novellas, political and scientific thrillers, comedy, satire, ancient fiction, romance, erotic and love tales, secret, vintage literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics together with Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and masses extra. whereas now not each name we submit turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on topics which are occasionally neglected and to authors whose paintings would possibly not another way discover a home.

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Download PDF by James MacManus: Ike and Kay: A Novel

By James MacManus

ISBN-10: 1432853430

ISBN-13: 9781432853433

ISBN-10: 1538553864

ISBN-13: 9781538553862

The sweeping love tale on the middle of the second one international warfare, vividly reimagining common Eisenhower and Kate Summersby’s notorious, star-crossed affair

In his most up-to-date ancient novel Ike and Kay, acclaimed writer James MacManus brings to lifestyles an unbelievably actual and debatable romance and the poignant characters and personalities that formed the process international history.

In 1942, Kay Summersby’s lifestyles is modified perpetually while she is conscripted to force common Eisenhower on his fact-finding stopover at to wartime London. regardless of Eisenhower’s marriage to Mamie, the pair takes a right away liking to one another and he buys Kay a unprecedented wartime luxurious: a field of chocolates.

So starts a tumultuous dating that, opposed to all army legislation, sees Kay touring with Eisenhower on missions to far-flung locations sooner than the ultimate attack on Nazi Germany. the final does dangerously little to hide his affair with the girl well known as “Ike’s shadow,” and in letters Mamie bemoans his new obsession with “Ireland.” that doesn't cease him from utilizing his impact to provide Kay citizenship and rank within the US military, drawing her nearer nonetheless while he returns to the US. whilst officers notice Eisenhower’s plans to divorce from his spouse they threaten the delicate yet passionate affair, and Kay is pressured to take determined measures to carry onto the fellow she loves . . .

Based at the scandalous actual tale of basic Eisenhower’s mystery global conflict II love affair, Ike and Kay is a compelling tale of affection, responsibility, sacrifice, and heartbreak, set opposed to the backdrop of the main tumultuous interval of the 20th century.

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Download PDF by : Crane Pond: A Novel of Salem

ISBN-10: 1609453514

ISBN-13: 9781609453510

frequently instructed from the viewpoint of the sufferers, the Salem Witch Trials are a endlessly tale. The vestiges of a specific pressure of yank social hysteria stay with us even at the present time. In Crane Pond, Richard Francis finds a facet of the heritage that's not frequently mentioned, as he skillfully constructs a portrait of Samuel Sewall, the single pass judgement on to later admit bad mistake were made. 

In a colony at the fringe of survival in a mysterious new international the place youngster mortality is excessive and sin is in charge, Sweall is dedicated to being a loving relations guy, an outstanding citizen, and a fair-minded pass judgement on. like every believing Puritan, he agonizes over what others think about him, whereas striving to behave morally right, maintain the peace, and (hopefully make time to) take pleasure in a hefty slice of pie. His one remorse is that purely months prior to he didn't sentence a bunch of pirates to loss of life. What starts as a touching tale of a bumbling guy tasked with making decisions in a society the place cause is frequently ephemeral, speedy turns into the chilling narrative we all know too good. And while public opinion wavers, Sweall learns that what has been performed can't be undone.

Crane Pond explores the internal lifetime of a well-meaning guy who compormised with evil. It provides an unflinching portrayal of Sewall's efforts to piece jointly a brand new point of view from shattered preconceptions, vividly monitoring his look for atonement, for peace, and eventually for a renewal of desire. immediately a searing view of the rigors from the interior out, an empathetic portrait of 1 of the period's such a lot tragic and redemptive figures, and an indictment of the malevolent strength of non secular and political idealism, it's a exciting new telling of 1 of America's founding stories.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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The Hearth and Eagle: A Novel - download pdf or read online

By Anya Seton

ISBN-10: 0395081726

ISBN-13: 9780395081723

ISBN-10: 0449236412

ISBN-13: 9780449236413

ISBN-10: 0544242130

ISBN-13: 9780544242135

A saga set within the coastal city of Marblehead, Massachussetts, by means of the New York Times–bestselling writer of Katherine and different acclaimed historic novels.
 
encouraged via examine into her family heritage, novelist Anya Seton created this compelling story of latest England, set in a “sea-girdled city of rocks and winding lanes and clustered outdated houses.”
 
it's not merely the tale of Marblehead courting again to its earliest payment, and of a kin who stayed there within the fire and Eagle resort; it's also the tale of Hesper Honeywood, a passionate younger girl whose lengthy and dramatic existence, jam-packed with triumph and tragedy, was once interwoven with the heritage of both.
 
“Miss Seton handles her extended family cleverly. . . . In all this the home itself stands as an eloquent reminder of american staunchness.” —Saturday overview of Literature
 
“Skillfully weaves the occasions of the time . . . an very good read.” —The ancient Novels Review

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Rafael Sabatini's Captain Blood [with Biographical Introduction] PDF

By Rafael Sabatini

ISBN-10: 0553027255

ISBN-13: 9780553027259

ISBN-10: 0786195118

ISBN-13: 9780786195114

ISBN-10: 1438530420

ISBN-13: 9781438530420

ISBN-10: 1718786565

ISBN-13: 9781718786561

ISBN-10: 1934648183

ISBN-13: 9781934648186

"Captain Blood" is the tale of Dr. Peter Blood, an Irish health professional who used to be a sailor and a soldier. within the aftermath of the Monmouth uprising, Dr. Blood is arrested for treason. whereas he didn't truly perform the uprising, fairly he aids a wounded insurgent, he's attempted and convicted still. The sentence for treason is dying, yet King James II has the sentence commuted and in its place sells Captain Blood and his fellow rebels into slavery. "Captain Blood" is a gripping and vintage story of motion and adventure.

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's The American Diary of a Japanese Girl PDF

ISBN-10: 1298527880

ISBN-13: 9781298527882

ISBN-10: 137573198X

ISBN-13: 9781375731980

This quantity used to be released in 1902.

The booklet describes our heroine, pass over Morning Glory, and her arrangements, actions and observations as she undertakes her transcontinental American trip along with her uncle, a filthy rich mining govt. Arriving in San Francisco through steamship, they remain in short on the Palace lodge earlier than relocating to a "high-toned boarding residence" in Nob Hill. during the American spouse of the japanese consul, Morning Glory befriends Ada, a denizen of Van Ness street with a flavor for coon songs, who introduces her to Golden Gate Park and vaudeville and is in flip initiated via Morning Glory within the methods of kimono. Morning Glory in brief takes over proprietorship of a cigar shop at the fringe of San Francisco Chinatown ahead of relocating to the country Oakland domestic of an eccentric neighborhood poet named Heine (a personality in response to Joaquin Miller). After a few days there spent constructing her literary abilities and a romantic curiosity with neighborhood artist Oscar Ellis, and a quick expedition to l. a., she departs along with her uncle for Chicago and ny, carrying on with, alongside the way in which, her satirical observations on a number of features of yank lifestyles and tradition. the radical closes with Morning Glory's declared goal to proceed her investigations into American lifestyles through taking a task as a family servant, therefore getting ready the best way for a sequel.*
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New PDF release: The World of Kurt Vonnegut: Peace in Amber (Kindle Worlds

By Hugh Howey

ISBN-10: 1531886507

ISBN-13: 9781531886509

Hugh Howey was once a ship captain dwelling aboard a seventy-four-foot yacht within the shadow of the dual Towers at the morning of September eleven, 2001.

Imprisoned and wear reveal in a glass-domed zoo on the earth Tralfamadore, grownup movie actress Montana Wildhack is left by myself together with her recommendations and her occasional lover Billy Pilgrim.

Inspired by way of Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece Slaughterhouse Five, Howey makes use of this brief tale to weave his personal own Dresden event with Wildhack’s deepest hell. In Peace in Amber, he examines the fight to figure out what to regulate, while to give up, and the way to figure these issues we can't change.

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New PDF release: The Tale of Oat Cake Crag (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix P)

By Susan Wittig Albert

ISBN-10: 0425236617

ISBN-13: 9780425236611

ISBN-10: 042524380X

ISBN-13: 9780425243800

pass over Beatrix Potter has lower back to close Sawrey, the place her buddy Grace has been receiving nameless letters that threaten her stable identify and her plans to marry. Beatrix needs to examine quietly in order to not arouse village gossip. there's additionally the problem of Beatrix's personal romantic future-as she's been provided a moment likelihood at love.

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