Download E-books The Dungeon PDF

By Lynne Reid Banks

In the aftermath of the murderous savagery among rival Scottish lairds, Bruce MacLennan instructions the construction of a fortress with a dungeon less than. in the course of its development, he travels to the remote after which virtually unknown land of China, the place he joins a troop of mercenary infantrymen -- all to distract him from his memories.

In a bad teahouse, he encounters the kid Peony, and, on impulse, buys her to be his attendant. regardless of his harshness towards her, she serves him faithfully. After many adventures, they go back to Scotland, the place MacLennan's fortress -- and his deliberate revenge -- watch for him.

Within those darkish partitions, Peony unearths a brand new lifestyles and unforeseen happiness. For MacLennan the time has come to fill the dungeon with its destined prisoner. yet he doesn't dream of the negative accident -- one who won't lock away his outdated enemy -- however the most dear individual in his life.

Celebrated writer Lynne Reid Banks takes us again to the fourteenth century during this compelling epic of 1 lord's sour fight, his quest for vengeance, and the tragic awakening of his frozen heart.

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Download E-books The Traitor and the Tunnel (A Mary Quinn Mystery) PDF

By Y S Lee

Queen Victoria has a bit challenge: a chain of petty thefts from Buckingham Palace. She calls the employer for support, and so they placed Mary Quinn – on her first case as a full-fledged agent – at the case. Going undercover as a family servant, Mary’s project turns out uncomplicated sufficient. yet ahead of lengthy, a scandal threatens to rip aside the Royal family members. one of many Prince of Wales’s irresponsible younger neighbors is murdered in scandalous situations and the tale, if it turned public, might shame the younger prince. may still the Queen hush issues up or allow justice to take its direction? Mary’s curiosity during this deepest topic quickly turns into deeply own: the killer, a drug-addicted chinese language sailor, stocks a reputation along with her long-lost father. in the meantime, James Easton’s engineering company wins a freelance to fix a few sewers underneath Buckingham Palace. hassle is, there’s a tunnel that’s no longer at the plans. Its function is doubtful. however it looks greatly in use – it’s simply no longer transparent via whom. those overlapping puzzles supply an ideal chance for James and Mary to paintings jointly back. in the event that they can nonetheless belief each other. in the event that they can suppress the sentiments that also torture them. If Mary can fail to remember the sight of that beautiful blonde she sees in James’s drawing-room… In this, Mary’s so much own case but, she faces struggles at each point – criminal, political, own. and she or he has every little thing to lose.

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Download E-books The Shifting Tide PDF

By Anne Perry

In her new masterpiece that includes deepest inquiry agent William Monk, New York Times bestselling novelist Anne Perry screens her prodigious writing expertise. With perception, compassion, and a portraitist’s genius, Perry illuminates the transferring tide of feelings encompassing Queen Victoria’s London and the folk who dwell there—aristocrats, brothel proprietors, thieves, Dickensian ruffians, and their evil keepers. She takes us via harmful backstreets the place the terrible eke out their humble livings, and into the mansions of the wealthy, secure and safe of their privileged lives. Or in order that they think. . . .

William Monk understands London’s streets just like the again of his hand; in the end, they're the place he earns his dwelling. however the river Thames and its teeming docks— the place towering schooners and clipper ships dump their significant cargoes and wharf rats and evening plunderers ply their trades—is unknown territory.

Only dire desire persuades him to just accept an project from delivery mogul Clement Louvain to enquire the robbery of a shipment of African ivory from Louvain’s lately docked schooner, the Maude Idris. Monk is determined for paintings, not just to feed himself and his spouse, Hester, yet to maintain open the doorways of Hester’s health facility, a final hotel for unwell and ravenous highway women.

But he wonders: Why didn’t Louvain file the ivory robbery on to the River Police? Why did he warn Monk to not examine the homicide of 1 of the Maude Idris workforce? much more mysterious, why has Louvain dropped at Hester’s medical institution a desperately unwell lady who he claims is the discarded mistress of an previous pal? Neither Hester nor Monk anticipates the nightmare solutions to those questions . . . nor the catch that quickly so fatefully ensnares them.

In this amazing novel, Anne Perry holds the reader spellbound, as Monk and Hester fight to avoid wasting themselves and their global from a disaster whose dimensions they could scarcely degree.

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Download E-books Amelia Earhart: Lady Lindy (The Treasure Chest, Book 8) PDF

By Ann Hood

Ann Hood’s pleasant historic sequence keeps with one in all America’s nice lady heroes!

Great-Uncle Thorne sends Maisie, Felix, and the Ziff twins on a deadly journey again in time in the course of the Treasure Chest and into the Congo to discover Amy Pickworth, Thorne’s lacking aunt. while Maisie and Felix get separated from the twins, they use the magic of The Treasure Chest and locate themselves in early twentieth-century Kansas with a tender woman named Amelia Earhart.

Every Treasure Chest book contains a biography of the featured historic determine besides Ann’s favourite proof from her examine!

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Download E-books Weighed in the Balance: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

While Countess Zorah Rostova asks London barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone to shield her opposed to a cost of slander, he's astonished to discover himself accepting. For and not using a shred of facts, the countess has publicly insisted that the onetime ruler of her small German principality was once murdered through his spouse, the girl who used to be chargeable for the prince’s exile to Venice 20 years sooner than. deepest investigator William Monk and his good friend Hester Latterly trip to town of Water in an try make sure the countess’s claims, and even though the 2 be able to determine that the prince used to be certainly murdered, as occasions spread the likeliest suspect appears Countess Zorah herself.

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Download E-books Anna and the Swallow Man PDF

By Gavriel Savit

New York Times Bestseller

"Exquisite." —The Wall highway Journal

"This is masterly storytelling." —The long island occasions e-book Review

A beautiful, attractive, and bold debut novel set in Poland in the course of the moment global warfare excellent for readers of All the sunshine we can't See and The e-book Thief.
 
Kraków, 1939. 1000000 marching squaddies and one thousand barking canines. this is often no position to develop up. Anna Łania is simply seven years previous whilst the Germans take her father, a linguistics professor, in the course of their purge of intellectuals in Poland. She’s by myself.

after which Anna meets the Swallow Man. He is a secret, unusual and tall, a talented deceiver with greater than a bit magic up his sleeve. And whilst the warriors within the streets examine him, they see what he desires them to determine.

The Swallow guy isn't really Anna’s father—she is aware that very well—but she additionally is familiar with that, like her father, he’s at risk of being taken, and prefer her father, he has a present for languages: Polish, Russian, German, Yiddish, even poultry. whilst he summons a brilliant, attractive swallow right down to his hand to prevent her from crying, Anna is entranced. She follows him into the desolate tract.

Over the process their travels jointly, Anna and the Swallow guy will keep away from bombs, tame infantrymen, or even, regardless of their higher judgment, make a chum. yet in a global long past mad, every little thing can end up risky. Even the Swallow Man. 
 
Destined to turn into a vintage, Gavriel Savit’s lovely debut finds life’s toughest classes whereas celebrating its unbelievable chances.

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Download E-books All-of-a-Kind Family PDF

By Sydney Taylor

Meet the All-of-a-Kind  Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who stay with their mom and dad in big apple urban on the flip of the century.

Together they proportion adventures that locate them trying to find hidden buttons whereas dusting Mama's entrance parlor and traveling with the peddlers in Papa's store on wet days. the ladies get pleasure from doing every thing jointly, specially whilst it includes vacations and surprises.

But not anyone may have ready them for the largest shock of all!

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Download E-books A Body in the Bathhouse PDF

By Lindsey Davis

AD75. Marcus Didius Falco, as soon as a standard informer, now heart type, discovers that newly obtained rank brings linked difficulties, the main grotesque of that's a corpse buried below the tiles of his new bathtub residence. The contractors have fled to Britain whence, because the Fates have it, Falco is ordered. an area leader and best friend of the Romans is having a Palace equipped by means of the Emperor Vespasian. but the venture is working past due, paintings is slipshod, and deadly injuries continue taking place. someplace on web site are the murderers who might be in the back of this most modern spate of killings. someplace within the vanguard, trouble-shooting for the Emperor is Falco, with no an best friend and now subsequent at the checklist for assassination.

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Download E-books The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery PDF

By Alan Bradley

It's the summer time of 1950–and on the once-grand mansion of Buckshaw, younger Flavia de Luce, an aspiring chemist with a keenness for poison, is intrigued by means of a chain of inexplicable occasions: A lifeless chicken is located at the doorstep, a postage stamp bizarrely pinned to its beak. Then, hours later, Flavia reveals a guy mendacity within the cucumber patch and watches him as he is taking his death breath.

For Flavia, who's either appalled and overjoyed, existence starts in earnest while homicide involves Buckshaw. “I want i may say i used to be afraid, yet I wasn’t. particularly the opposite. This used to be through a long way the main fascinating factor that had ever occurred to me in my complete life.”

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Download E-books The Madman of Piney Woods PDF

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Bestselling Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis can provide a robust significant other to his a number of award-winning ELIJAH OF BUXTON.

Benji and purple could not be extra diversified. they are not associates. they do not even stay within the similar city. yet their fates are entwined. an opportunity assembly leads the men to find that they've extra in universal than meets the attention. either one of them have encountered an odd presence within the woodland, gazing them, monitoring them. may perhaps the Madman of Piney Woods be actual?

In a story brimming with intrigue and event, Christopher Paul Curtis returns to the colourful international he delivered to existence in Elijah of Buxton. here's one other novel that might holiday your center -- and extend it, too.

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