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By Conn Iggulden

From the writer of the bestselling The harmful ebook for Boys
With his acclaimed Emperor novels, writer Conn Iggulden brings a blinding international to life–the wealthy, advanced global of historic Rome as obvious in the course of the eyes of 1 amazing guy: Julius Caesar. Now Iggulden returns to the tale of Julius Caesar and a realm that stretches from the sands of North Africa to the coast of england. by contrast terrific backdrop, Caesar, his first victories below his belt and a sequence of key alliances in position, makes his circulate towards energy and glory–and instructions his recognized legions on one in every of history’s bloodiest and so much bold army campaigns.

it truly is the center of the 1st century B.C. For Julius Caesar, the time has come to go into the treacherous political battleground that has turn into Rome. Having proved his valor within the slaves’ insurrection, Caesar is bolstered by way of the affection and imaginative and prescient of an attractive older girl, and by means of the sword of his dependable buddy, Marcus Brutus. And while he's appointed to a brand new place of strength, Caesar manages to do what not one of the different nice figures of his time may well: seize the hearts of the Roman humans themselves. Crushing a uprising, bringing order to the teeming urban, Caesar then makes the stream that would switch historical past. He leaves Rome for the foothills of the Alps. And with a military made in his personal photograph, he starts off a bold cost via Gaul, throughout the English Channel, and to the wilds of tribal Britain.

the following, in a chain of cataclysmic clashes, the legend of Julius Caesar can be solid. And whereas Caesar and Brutus pit their lives–and these in their men–against the armies of the desert, their political adversaries in Rome develop without delay extra worried and extra bold. So while the combating on the dominion’s side is over, the best possibility to Julius Caesar will anticipate him at the Tiber–with a guy who desires Rome himself.

From the conflict of armies to the warmth of a woman’s seduction, from the thunder of conflict to the orgies of delight and plunder that stick with in a warrior’s wake, Emperor: the sector of Swords captures in riveting element an international being formed through a super civilization. And during this striking novel, the destiny of Rome is being pushed by way of the pursuits of a unmarried guy. a guy with an unequalled genius for power.

From the Hardcover edition.

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By Murray Pura

Subscribe to the chase as an not likely foursome, threatened by means of a ruthless gang of ne'er-do-wells, strives to arrive safeguard. Montana ranchers Zephaniah Parker and Charlotte Spence are made up our minds to get Amish young children, who witnessed their family's bloodbath, again domestic to kinfolk in Pennsylvania. Will they succumb to the plans of blood-thirsty outlaws or achieve Bird-in-Hand alive? alongside the treacherous trek, Charlotte and Zephaniah's friendship blossoms into love. Will marriage ceremony bells quickly chime, or will Charlotte's startling admission endlessly silence power peals? How will God redeem outlaws and law-abiding voters during this epic previous West experience?

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By Lisa Jackson

2012 Retail ePub of 1999 Novel. on the time of this add, this looks the one one of many trilogy on hand at libraries to borrow as an ebook

Banished from Tower Twyll through his brutal part brother, Rhys has carved out a brand new lifestyles because the Outlaw. yet then he captures a raven-haired good looks named Tara who could be the real inheritor to Twyll. She not just inflames his hope, yet contains the mythical jewel that threatens his very quest for revenge. From the 1st, the notorious legal stokes a keenness seductive but scary in Tara. For if she is the real inheritor to Twyll, then she is the sworn enemy of the guy who has captured her heart...

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By Roberta Kells Dorr

What would it not be prefer to trip again to biblical instances and speak with the mummy of Jesus? to listen to of Jesus' ministry firsthand from the single on the earth who enjoyed him the main? during this striking e-book, bestselling writer Roberta Kells Dorr explores the individual of Mary in the course of the eyes of the health care professional Luke, the writer of the 3rd Gospel.

Determined to discover solutions to his many questions, Luke travels to Jerusalem with John and Peter to fulfill Mary. As he talks with this pretty lady who's elderly by way of time and sorrow, Luke hears the tale of Mary's betrothal to Joseph, her visitation by means of an angel, and different occasions from Scripture. Captivated by way of her tale, Luke travels together with her to Bethlehem to reminisce in regards to the occasions surrounding Jesus' delivery.

Rich in cultural information, hot and private in narrative, this resourceful novella will make the Gospel tale of Jesus newly appropriate for modern readers of all denominations. it's a appealing present for Easter and Mother's Day, and a undying tale that would attract fiction aficionados all yr around.

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Download Katabasis (The Foreworld Saga, Book 4) by Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo, Mark Teppo, Angus Trim PDF

By Joseph Brassey, Cooper Moo, Mark Teppo, Angus Trim

The demise of the fearsome Ögedei Khan has introduced the Mongol invasion of the West to an abrupt halt. Exhausted, laid low with uncertainty and self-doubt, and reeling from betrayal through certainly one of their very own, the surviving Shield-Brethren fight throughout a frozen, shattered barren region to come back domestic after their determined conflict in Mongolia.

Their challenge is complete—Christendom has been saved—but new and bad questions hang-out every one member of the corporate: Are they heroes or villains? or simply pawns in a bigger online game, trapped in an international long gone mad within the wake of the unspeakable devastation visited upon it via the Mongol horde?

And so much poignant of all, where—and what—is “home” now, and what is going to be their position on the earth they fought to defend?

Katabasis, a brand new novel within the acclaimed Foreworld Saga, follows the survivors as they try to confront their very own fears and choose who they honestly are—and whom they're going to eventually serve.

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By Ronald Frame

There has been a fragile tracery of gold foil at the again of the costume. How unusual that one of these consummately made garment may be worn for this someday merely. yet, as each woman growing to be up understood, her marriage ceremony day was once the main major she could comprehend: a woman's crowning glory.

Catherine Havisham used to be born into privilege. good-looking, imperious, she is the daughter of a prosperous brewer, and lives in luxurious in Satis residence. yet she isn't faraway from the scent of hops and the arresting letters at the brewhouse wall - HAVISHAM. A reminder of all she owes to the kin identify and the kin business.

despatched via her father to stick with the Chadwycks, Catherine discovers literature, tune and masquerades - stylish interests to take away the taint of recent cash. yet for all her becoming sophistication Catherine is something yet worldly, and whilst a charismatic stranger can pay her realization, every little thing - her center, her destiny, the very Havisham identify - is vulnerable.

it's a masterly tribute to at least one of Dickens's such a lot celebrated and iconic characters.

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Download The Emperor's Body: A Novel by Peter Brooks PDF

By Peter Brooks

Opposed to the ancient backdrop of the French day trip in 1840 to retrieve Napoleon's physique from Saint Helena, males and a girl locate themselves engulfed in long-dormant and hazardous political passions.

Philippe de Rohan-Chabot, an aristocratic younger diplomat, is charged with bringing the physique from the island felony the place Napoleon died to a wonderful tomb at Les Invalides in Paris. Chabot's rival is the getting older diplomat and writer Henri Beyle, recognized to posterity as Stendhal. The enigmatic and impulsive Amelia Curial needs to unfastened herself from the shadow of her mother's scandalous loves and premature loss of life, and from the lifetime of stale conference that her kin urges upon her. The useless emperor is a token in a political online game to soothe the enemies of the monarchy, yet that gamble imperils the king's rule and a brand new revolution looms. in the meantime, the interaction of the 3 imperative characters lines a fragile trend of romance, longing, false impression, and the stumbling blocks to the pursuit of happiness.

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Download Homer & Langley: A Novel by E. L. Doctorow PDF

By E. L. Doctorow

From Ragtime and Billy Bathgate to The booklet of Daniel, World’s Fair, and The March, the novels of E. L. Doctorow contain essentially the most great achievements of contemporary American fiction. Now, with Homer & Langley, this grasp novelist has once more created an unforgettable work.

Homer and Langley Collyer are brothers–the one blind and deeply intuitive, the opposite broken into insanity, or even greatness, via mustard fuel within the nice battle. They stay as recluses of their as soon as grand 5th road mansion, scavenging town streets for issues they believe they could use, hoarding the day-by-day newspapers as study for Langley’s proposed dateless newspaper whose reportage can be as prophecy. but the epic occasions of the century play out within the lives of the 2 brothers–wars, political hobbies, technological advances–and even if they wish not anything greater than to close out the area, historical past turns out to go through their cluttered residence within the folks of immigrants, prostitutes, society ladies, govt brokers, gangsters, jazz musicians . . . and their housebound lives are fraught with odyssean peril as they try to outlive and create that means for themselves.

Brilliantly conceived, gorgeously written, this enthralling narrative, a unfastened creative rendering of the lives of recent York’s fabled Collyer brothers, is a relatives tale with the resonance of fantasy, an remarkable masterwork not like any that experience come earlier than from this nice author.

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By Peter Ackroyd

From the mind's eye of 1 of the main very good writers of our time and bestselling writer of The lifetime of Thomas More, a unique that playfully imagines how the "modern" period could seem to a philosopher seventeen centuries hence.

At the flip of the thirty eighth century, London's maximum orator, Plato, is understood for his lectures at the lengthy, tumultuous background of his now tranquil urban. Plato makes a speciality of the vague and complicated period that started in A.D. 1500, the Age of Mouldwarp. His matters comprise Sigmund Freud's comedian masterpiece Jokes and Their Relation to the Subconscious, and Charles D.'s maximum novel, The starting place of Species. He explores the rituals of Mouldwarp, and the later cult of webs and nets that enslaved the inhabitants. through the top of his lecture sequence, even though, Plato has been drawn toward the topic of his fascination than he may possibly ever have anticipated.

At as soon as humorous and erudite, [[i]]The Plato Papers[/[i]] is a brilliant and exciting examine how the longer term is imagined, the current absorbed, and the previous misrepresented.

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Download Dawn of Empire (Eskkar Saga, Book 2) by Sam Barone PDF

By Sam Barone

3 thousand years ahead of the start of Christ and the realm is ruled by means of savage tribes of barbarians who despise the 1st farmers and townsfolk attempting to settle the land.

In the Tigris Valley, the 1st primitive farmers try to convey civilization to a gloomy international. yet each few years Barbarians sweep in raping, killing and burning. This time the folk of Orak are going to struggle, yet their army commanders flee because the enemy military ways, leaving purely Eskkar a lowly lieutenant dependable. yet Eskkar has one virtue: he is aware the barbarians higher than someone: he was one himself yet fled a vendetta.

Eskkar is given Trella, a slave lady as a gift for his loyalty. They shape a partnership solid on mutual hope and braveness; he together with his skill to command males and his army services, she along with her perception into the minds of the townsfolk. jointly they rally the folk. What follows is an orgy of conflict, bloodshed and intercourse that's easily unputdownable.

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