Download E-books The Twisted Root: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

A tender bridegroom enlists deepest investigator William Monk to trace down his fiancée, Miriam Gardiner, who disappeared unexpectedly from a celebration at a sumptuous Bayswater mansion. Monk quickly reveals the trainer during which Miriam fled and, within reach, the murdered physique of the coachman, yet there is not any hint of the younger passenger. What unusual compulsion may have pushed the gorgeous widow to desert the possibility of a loving marriage and monetary abundance? Monk and shrewdpermanent nurse Hester Latterly, themselves now newlyweds, desperately pursue the elusive truth—and an unknown killer whose malign brilliance they've got scarcely began to fathom.

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Download E-books Autumn Street PDF

By Lois Lowry

There are issues to be petrified of within the woods on the finish of Autumn highway. however the yr she is going to stay in her grandfather's titanic house—while her father is battling in international struggle II—Elizabeth cannot placed a reputation to these darkish, shadowy fears. yet she unearths solace in her friendship with Charles, a boy who teaches her to take hazards. jointly the 2 teenagers attempt to interpret an grownup international that's regularly complicated and sometimes cruel.  jointly, on an afternoon whilst snow obscures every little thing yet terror, they depart that global in the back of and input the area that's ready within the woods. This wonderful repackaged variation encompasses a new advent by means of the author.

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Download E-books Semper Fidelis: A Novel of the Roman Empire (Novels of the Roman Empire) PDF

By Ruth Downie

Back at his put up as a physician within the 20th legion in Roman-occupied Britain, Ruso uncovers a brand new possibility even towards domestic than the neighboring barbarians.

As mysterious accidents, or even deaths, start to look within the scientific ledgers, it really is transparent that every one isn't good among the local recruits to Britannia's imperial military. Is the a lot- embellished Centurion Geminus preying on his weaker squaddies? and will this be regarding the looks of Emperor Hadrian?

Bound by means of his experience of responsibility and ill-advised interest, Ruso starts off to invite questions no one desires to listen. in the meantime his barbarian spouse, Tilla, is checking out a few of the answers-and marked as a safety danger by means of the very officials Ruso is interrogating.

With Hadrian's stopover at looming huge, the fates of the legion, Tilla, and Ruso himself cling within the balance.

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Download E-books Diary of Dorkius Maximus in Pompeii PDF

By Tim Collins

Dorkius is pissed off while he has to maneuver along with his relations to Pompeii for the summer time in his 3rd adventure

Dorkius has to depart in the back of the entire joys of Rome for an uneventful small city. He unearths the folk of Pompeii to be much more superstitious than his mother, and watches in disbelief as they base all their judgements round animal innards readings. issues enliven whilst he meets Decima, a local girl who's confident a demon is haunting within sight Mount Vesuvius. They burst off to enquire and Dorkius unearths that the demonic rumbles are coming from contained in the volcano itself. confident that Vesuvius is set to erupt, Dorkius rushes all the way down to town to warn each person, yet will they listen? 

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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 got rank brings linked difficulties, the main ugly of that is a corpse buried less than the tiles of his new bathtub condominium. 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 outfitted via the Emperor Vespasian. but the venture is working past due, paintings is slipshod, and deadly injuries retain occurring. someplace on web site are the murderers who should be at the back of this most modern spate of killings. someplace within the vanguard, trouble-shooting for the Emperor is Falco, with out an best friend and now subsequent at the record for assassination.

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Download E-books The Accusers (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries (Paperback)) PDF

By Lindsey Davis

- The Accusers used to be released in Mysterious Press hardcover (0-89296-811-7) in 4/04. This exchange paperback variation will tie into Davis's new hardcover, Scandal Takes a vacation, due from Mysterious press in 9/04
- Lindsey Davis's earlier novel, The Jupiter fable, seemed on London's Sunday instances bestseller checklist. It used to be released by means of Mysterious Press in hardcover in 9/03 and in alternate paperback in 5/04.
- The creators of PBS's Inspector Morse tv sequence are generating a chain approximately Marcus Didius Falco, with scripts presently in development.
- First girl Laura Bush is a giant fan of Davis's foreign bestselling novels, and the writer acquired the Crime Writers Association's Ellis Peters ancient Dagger Award in 199. Davis could be a visitor of honor at Bouchercon 2004 in Toronto.

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Download E-books The Buried Pyramid PDF

By Jane Lindskold

Plucky younger Jenny Benet, a lately orphaned American lady who was once raised at the Wild West frontier and expert at a Boston completing university, has come to Egypt in corporation together with her uncle Neville Hawthorne, a well known British archaeologist. they're a part of a group investigating the mythical Buried Pyramid, the tomb of the pharaoh Neferankhotep -- who can also were Moses the Lawgiver.

But they don't seem to be the single ones attracted to the location. one other social gathering, led by means of the opulent and treacherous girl Audrey Cheshire, is shadowing theirs. an individual who indicators himself "The Sphinx" has been sending threatening letters -- written completely in hieroglyphics. In Egypt, an historic and shadowy association turns out made up our minds to maintain the tomb from being discovered.

But mortals is probably not all that stands of their way.

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Download E-books The Girl with the Windup Heart (The Steampunk Chronicles) PDF

In 1897 London, a last showdown is set to begin 

London's underworld is not any position for a tender girl, even person who is robust, clever and half automaton like Mila. but if grasp felony Jack Dandy inadvertently breaks her middle, she takes to the air, decided to discover an self reliant existence, one solely her personal. Her seek takes her to the spangled shadows of the West End's such a lot excellent circus. 

Meanwhile, taken captive within the Aether, Griffin King is trapped in an inescapable felony and on the mercy of his archenemy, The Machinist. If he breaks, The Machinist will declare keep an eye on of the Aether, and not anyone in both international should be safe. 

To defeat The Machinist for strong, Griffin should confront his maximum worry and at last come face-to-face with the damaging energy he wields.

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

By Rachel Caine

In a thrilling 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 out of time.…
 
Ruthless and supremely robust, the good Library is now a presence in each significant urban, governing the stream of information to the loads. Alchemy permits the Library to bring the content material of the best works of background instantly—but the private possession of books is expressly forbidden.
 
Jess Brightwell believes within the worth of the Library, however the majority of his wisdom comes from unlawful books received via his relatives. Jess has been despatched to be his family’s secret agent, yet his loyalties are validated within the ultimate months of his education to go into the Library’s carrier.
 
while his good friend inadvertently commits heresy by way of making a equipment which could swap the realm, Jess discovers that those that keep an eye on the good Library think wisdom is extra necessary than any human life—and quickly either heretics and books will burn.…

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Download E-books The Final Solution: A Story of Detection (P.S.) PDF

By Michael Chabon

Retired to the English geographical region, an eighty-nine-year-old guy, rumored to be a once-famous detective, is extra fascinated with his beekeeping than along with his fellow guy. Into his lifestyles wanders Linus Steinman, 9 years previous and mute, who has escaped from Nazi Germany along with his sole spouse: an African grey parrot.

What is the which means of the mysterious strings of German numbers the fowl spews out -- a top-secret SS code? The keys to a chain of Swiss financial institution bills? Or do they carry a value either extra prosaic and much extra sinister?

Though the answer will be past even the achieve of the once-famous sleuth, the genuine tale of the boy and his parrot is subtly printed in a wrenching resolution.

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