Download The Fort: A Novel of the Revolutionary War by Bernard Cornwell PDF

By Bernard Cornwell

“The so much prolific and profitable ancient novelist on the planet today.” —Wall road Journal

“Readers who haven’t chanced on Bernard Cornwell don’t recognize what they're missing.” —New York instances bestselling writer Vince Flynn

From the New York occasions bestselling writer of Agincourt, the Saxon stories, and the liked Richard Sharpe sequence, Bernard Cornwell’s The fortress plunges prow-first into the biggest naval conflict of the innovative warfare. enthusiasts of the Nathaniel Starbuck Chronicles and The Burning Land will thrill to Cornwell’s successful go back to American historic fiction during this gripping tale of braveness, energy and patriotism.

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Download Don't Tempt Me by Loretta Chase PDF

By Loretta Chase

Spunky English woman overcomes most unlikely odds and outsmarts heathen villains.

That's the headline whilst Zoe Lexham returns to England. After twelve years within the unique east, she's shockingly adept within the sensual arts. She is familiar with every little thing a tender girl shouldn't and not anything she should recognize. She's a jogging scandal, with out wish of a future...unless a person can civilize her.

Lucien de gray, the Duke of Marchmont, isn't any knight in shining armor. He's cynical, simply bored, and unsafe to girls. He charms, seduces, and leaves them—with parting presents of pricey jewellery to dry their tears. yet attractiveness, mixed with funds and rank, makes him welcome all over. the preferred bachelor within the Beau Monde can simply shop Zoe's risqué reputation...if the wayward attractiveness doesn't lead him into temptation, and a keenness which could wreck them either.

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Download Piece of Cake (RAF Quartet, Book 1) by Derek Robinson PDF

By Derek Robinson

From the Phoney struggle of 1939 to the conflict of england in 1940, the pilots of Hornet Squadron examine their classes the difficult approach. Hi-jinks are all rather well at the flooring, yet as soon as in a Hurricane's cockpit, the simplest killers preserve their wits close.

Newly promoted Commanding Officer Fanny Barton has a task directly to whip the Hornets into form ahead of they face the Luftwaffe's professional pilots. and infrequently Fighter Command, with its out of date strategies and stiff doctrines, is the genuine menace.

As with all Robinson's novels, the uncooked discussion, wealthy black humour and brilliantly rendered, adrenalin-packed dogfights deliver the conflict of england, and the courageous few who fought it, to existence.

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Download World Without End by Ken Follett PDF

By Ken Follett

Global forever is a 2007 novel via Ken Follett and the sequel to 1989's The Pillars of the Earth. The plot comprises significant ancient occasions, the beginning of the Hundred Years' warfare and the Black demise.

World ceaselessly occurs within the similar fictional city as Pillars of the Earth — Kingsbridge — and contours the descendants of a few Pillars characters centuries after the townspeople complete development the beautiful Gothic cathedral that used to be on the middle of The Pillars of the Earth. The cathedral and the priory are back on the heart of an online of affection and hate, greed and satisfaction, ambition and revenge, yet this sequel stands by itself. This time the boys and ladies of a unprecedented solid of characters locate themselves at a crossroad of latest ideas--about medication, trade, structure, and justice. In a global the place proponents of the outdated methods fiercely conflict people with revolutionary minds, the intrigue and pressure quick succeed in a boiling aspect opposed to the devastating backdrop of the best common catastrophe ever to strike the human race--the Black demise.

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Download Beware This Boy (Tom Tyler, Detective Inspector, Book 2) by Maureen Jennings PDF

By Maureen Jennings

November, 1940. Tom Tyler, Detective Inspector of the small Shropshire city of Whitchurch, is a stricken guy. The previous summer season have been a dismal one for Britain, or even darker for Tom's circle of relatives and private lifestyles. So he jumps on the chance to assist out within the within reach urban of Birmingham, the place an explosion in a munitions manufacturing facility has killed or badly injured numerous of the younger women who've taken on risky paintings in help of the warfare effort.

At first, it sort of feels most likely the explosion used to be an twist of fate, and Tom has in basic terms been known as in as the forces are stretched skinny. yet as he talks to the staff of the manufacturing unit, internal divisions -- among the landlord and his staff, among unionists and employees who worry communist infiltration -- start to seem. positioned that including an AWOL younger soldier who unwittingly places all these he loves in danger and an enthralling American documentary filmmaker who should be even more than he turns out, and you've got a page-turning novel that bears all of the hallmarks of Maureen Jennings' awesome expertise: a multi-faceted secret, bright characters, snappy discussion, and a pitch-perfect feel of the period of the Blitz, whilst the English have been driven to their limits and spoke back with a braveness and resilience that also conjures up.

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Download Empire: A Novel (Narratives of Empire, Book 4) by Gore Vidal PDF

By Gore Vidal

"Mr. Vidal demonstrates a political mind's eye and insider's sagacity equaled via no different practising fiction author i will be able to reflect on. and prefer the sooner novels in his old cycle, Empire is a perfectly brilliant documentary drama." —The manhattan instances booklet Review

In this terribly strong epic Gore Vidal recreates America's Gilded Age—a interval of promise and hazard, of empire-building and fierce political rivalries. In a shiny and beathtaking paintings of fiction, the place the fortunes of a sister and brother intertwine with the fates of the new release, their kingdom, and a few of the best names in their day, together with President McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Jennings Bryan, William and Henry James, the Astors, the Vanderbilts, and the Whitneys, Gore Vidal sweeps us from the 19th century into the 20th, from the salvaged republic of Lincoln to a country boldly attaining for the world.

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Download Monsieur Manseau (Un homme comme tant d'autres, Tome 2) by Bernadette Renaud PDF

By Bernadette Renaud

Veuf depuis cinq ans, propriétaire d’une scierie ainsi que de los angeles maison qu’il a construite, Charles songe à se remarier. Ses enfants habitent chez leurs grands-parents et sa vaste demeure est vide. Imelda, toujours célibataire à vingt-neuf ans, visiblement good à ses charmes, lui semble los angeles bonne candidate.

Ce moment mariage et le nouveau siècle, porté par une modernité galopante, recèlent tant de promesses! Apporteront-ils le bonheur dans cette famille? Charles, devenu un personnage very important dans l. a. petite ville, avec sa scierie, ses employés et les problèmes quotidiens inhérents à son entreprise, s’aperçoit-il que sa souffrance s’est transformée en dureté envers lui et les siens? Pendant que son statut social s’accroît, ses rapports paternels et conjugaux s’effritent…

Avec Imelda, saura-t-il se libérer du poids de l. a. culture?

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Download Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins Mystery, Book 1) by Walter Mosley PDF

By Walter Mosley

La, 1948: effortless Rawlins is a black struggle veteran simply fired from his task at a security plant. effortless is ingesting in a friend's bar, brooding about how he'll meet his personal loan, while a white guy in a linen go well with walks in, delivering solid funds if effortless will easily find omit Daphne funds, a blonde attractiveness recognized to widespread black jazz clubs....

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Download The Whistling Season (Morrie Morgan, Book 1) by Ivan Doig PDF

By Ivan Doig

Novelist Ivan Doig revisits the yank west within the early 20th century, bringing to lifestyles the eccentric members and idiosyncratic associations that made it thrive.

"Can't prepare dinner yet doesn't bite." So starts the newspaper advert delivering the prone of an "A-1 housekeeper, sound morals, remarkable disposition" that attracts the eye of widower Oliver Milliron within the fall of 1909. That unforgettable season deposits the ever-whistling Rose Llewellyn and her font-of-knowledge brother, Morris Morgan, in Marias Coulee in addition to a stampede of homesteaders drawn by means of the promise of the large Ditch--a gargantuan irrigation venture meant to make the Montana prairie bloom.

When the schoolmarm runs off with an itinerant preacher, Morris is pressed into carrier, atmosphere the level for the "several varieties of education"--none of them of the textbook variety--Morris and Rose will convey to Oliver, his 3 sons, and the rambunctious scholars within the region's one-room schoolhouse.

A paean to a lifestyle that has lengthy in view that vanished, "The Whistling Season" is Ivan Doig at his evocative top.

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Download The Double Game by Dan Fesperman PDF

By Dan Fesperman

Many years earlier than the autumn of the Berlin Wall, spook-turned-novelist Edwin Lemaster published to up-and-coming journalist invoice Cage that he'd as soon as thought of spying for the enemy. For Cage, a international carrier brat who grew up within the very towns the place Lemaster's books have been set, the inside track tale created a short yet embarrassing sensation and heralded the start of the tip of his profession in journalism.

More than 20 years later, Cage, now a lonely, dissatisfied PR guy, gets an nameless word hinting that he must have dug deeper into Lemaster's pronouncement. Spiked with cryptic references to a few of Cage's favourite undercover agent novels, the notice is the 1st of many literary bread crumbs that lead him again to Vienna, Prague, and Budapest, every one guide drawing him in the direction of the complicated fact, every one giving upward thrust to extra questions: Why is gorgeous Litzi Strauss again in his existence after thirty years? How a lot of his father's activity concerned the CIA? because the occasions of Lemaster's earlier eerily--and dangerously--begin intersecting with these of Cage's personal, a "long stalemate of secrecy" may perhaps eventually be coming to an finish.

A tale approximately spies and their secrets and techniques, fathers and sons, enthusiasts and destiny, duplicity and loyalty, The Double Game ingeniously faucets the espionage classics of the chilly struggle to construct a spellbinding maze of intrigue. it truly is Dan Fesperman's so much audacious, suspenseful, and pleasing novel yet.

From the Hardcover edition.

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