Download E-books Execution Dock: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

At the bustling docks alongside the River Thames, nice Britain’s service provider ships dump the treasures of the area. And right here, in dank and sinister alleys, intercourse retailers ply their profitable alternate. the scary kingpin of this darkish realm is Jericho Phillips, who turns out a ways past the achieve of the legislations. but if thirteen-year-old Fig is located together with his throat minimize, Commander William Monk of the River Police swears that Phillips will cling for this abomination. Monk’s spouse, Hester, attracts a hugely strange guerrilla strength to her husband’s cause—a canny ratcatcher, a retired brothel keeper, a fearless highway urchin, and a rebellious society woman. to 1 as criminally minded as Phillips, those fogeys are mere mosquitoes, to be certain. yet as he'll quickly become aware of, a few mosquitoes could have a perilous sting.

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Download E-books Spitting Cobra PDF

By Gill Harvey

Book I of Egyptian Chronicles

The Spitting Cobra is the 1st in a brand new sequence of 4 books set in historical Egypt.

Each booklet is a superbly atmospheric evocation of Egyptian lifestyles encased in an exhilarating event tale. The boy and lady characters, Hopi and Isis, function in each one ebook and readers might be intrigued to keep on with their struggles for lifestyles and event in Egypt circa 1150 BC.

The Spitting Cobra opens the sequence with a gripping event of royal proportions as Hopi and Isis, orphaned whilst crocodiles kill their mom and dad, are as a result of practice for the Pharoah’s tomb developers close to the mythical Valley of the Kings. however the villagers fall below suspicion whilst the seriously guarded royal tombs are damaged into. Can Isis and Hopi observe the reality concerning the robberies - in time?

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Download E-books Ink and Bone (The Great Library) PDF

By Rachel Caine

In an exciting new sequence, New York Times bestselling writer Rachel Caine rewrites historical past, making a risky global the place the good Library of Alexandria has survived the try of time.…
 
Ruthless and supremely robust, the good Library is now a presence in each significant urban, governing the circulation of information to the hundreds. Alchemy permits the Library to bring the content material of the best works of historical past instantly—but the non-public possession of books is expressly forbidden.
 
Jess Brightwell believes within the price of the Library, however the majority of his wisdom comes from unlawful books bought by way of his relatives. Jess has been despatched to be his family’s undercover agent, yet his loyalties are demonstrated within the ultimate months of his education to go into the Library’s carrier.
 
whilst his good friend inadvertently commits heresy by means of making a equipment which could switch the realm, Jess discovers that those that regulate the nice Library think wisdom is extra priceless than any human life—and quickly either heretics and books will burn.…

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Download E-books The Wrath and the Dawn PDF

By Renée Ahdieh

#1 New York occasions Bestseller

A luxurious and epically instructed love tale encouraged through A Thousand and One Nights

Every sunrise brings horror to another family members in a land governed via a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a brand new bride each one evening in simple terms to have her accomplished at dawn. So it's a suspicious shock while sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. yet she does so with a smart plan to stick alive and certain revenge at the Caliph for the homicide of her ally and numerous different women. Shazi’s wit and should, certainly, get her via to the sunrise that no others have obvious, yet with a capture . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king isn't really all that he turns out and neither are the deaths of such a lot of women. Shazi is set to discover the cause of the murders and to wreck the cycle as soon as and for all.

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Download E-books A Breach of Promise: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

In a sensational breach-of-promise swimsuit, prosperous social climbers are suing on behalf in their appealing daughter, Zillah. The defendant is Zillah’s alleged fiancé, awesome younger architect Killian Melville, who adamantly proclaims that he'll now not, cannot, marry her. totally baffled via his client’s refusal, Melville’s suggestions, Sir Oliver Rathbone, turns to his outdated comrades in crime—William Monk and nurse Hester Latterly. yet while they scout London for clues, the case by surprise and tragically ends, in an final result that no one—except a ruthless murderer—could have foreseen.

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Download E-books Island of the Blue Dolphins PDF

By Scott O'Dell

Within the Pacific there's an island that appears like an immense fish sunning itself within the sea. round it, blue dolphins swim, otters play, and sea elephants and sea birds abound. as soon as, Indians additionally lived at the island. And after they left and sailed to the east, one younger woman used to be left behind.

This is the tale of Karana, the Indian woman who lived by myself for years at the Island of the Blue Dolphins. yr after 12 months, she watched one season go into one other and waited for a boat to take her away. yet whereas she waited, she stored herself alive by way of development guard, making guns, discovering nutrition, and battling her enemies, the wild canine. it isn't in basic terms an strange event of survival, but additionally a story of average good looks and private discovery.

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Download E-books The Silver Branch (The Roman Britain Trilogy) PDF

By Rosemary Sutcliff

Violence and unrest are sweeping via Roman Britain. Justin and Flavius locate themselves stuck up in the course of all of it once they find a plot to overthrow the Emperor. In worry for his or her lives, they assemble jointly a tattered band of guys and lead them into the thick of conflict, to shield the respect of Rome. yet will they be in time to avoid wasting the Emperor . . .

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Download E-books Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case PDF

By Shane Peacock

It is the summer time of 1870 in London, and dying appears all over the place; not less than it feels that option to Sherlock Holmes. virtually seventeen now, he can't shake the blackness that has descended upon him: he has misplaced his pricey father; his mentor, Sigerson Bell, is starting to be gravely in poor health; Irene Doyle, the thing of his affections, has left for the US; his longtime admirer, Beatrice Leckie, has selected one other suitor; and the dying of the nice Charles Dickens fills town with an approaching experience of doom. And in the market someplace in that darkness, Sherlock's nice enemy, the villainous Malefactor, is spinning his internet of evil, making plans who is aware what. just one factor can rouse the younger detective from the depths of depression: the opportunity of justice. via details gleaned from his brother, Mycroft, Holmes uncovers a brand new and poor plot unleashed by means of his nemesis. Malefactor has infiltrated the British executive, using his nefarious brokers, Grimsby and staff, to assist him commence his ascent to accomplish regulate. ready to do whatever to forestall this felony infestation, Sherlock units out to ruin his rival and produce down him and his henchmen--once and for all. He quickly units off on a twisting path of demise and desperation that at last leads him to a mythical, deserted graveyard within the center of the town. every little thing within the amazing boy's lifestyles adjustments as loss of life knocks again.... yet during this stunning and spine-tingling end to the sequence, Sherlock Holmes transforms, turning into the immortal grasp of legal detection.

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Download E-books Cue for Treason PDF

By Geoffrey Trease

Fleeing from the evil Sir Philip Morton, Peter Brownrigg unearths himself at the unsuitable facet of the legislations. at the run to London he meets equipment and the 2 choose to stick jointly. yet an opportunity discovery endangers their lives and shortly Peter is deep in murderous plots, secrets and techniques or even treason. Set within the turbulent days of Elizabeth I, this vintage tale of chance and intrigue inspires a global of poser, twists and turns and exciting motion.

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Download E-books A Spotlight for Harry (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) PDF

By Eric A. Kimmel

Harry Weiss—later referred to as Harry Houdini—is enthralled whilst the circus involves his Wisconsin city. He loves the entire acts, yet his favorites are the tightrope and the fantastic trick the place a guy hangs from a rope by way of his enamel! Harry and his brother choose to test circus methods in a close-by barn, and even though Harry’s headstrong decision leads him into hassle, it additionally opens up a complete new global. during this evocative tale, Eric A. Kimmel tells how Harry Weiss found his love for appearing, decades sooner than he turned global famous.
 
History Stepping Stones now characteristic up to date content material that emphasizes universal middle and today’s renewed curiosity in nonfiction. excellent for domestic, tuition, and library bookshelves!

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