Belaset`s Daughter by Feona Hamilton

By Feona Hamilton

England, 1264: as Simon de Montfort and his fellow Barons problem Henry III¿s smug conviction of the divine correct of kings to rule, the rustic strikes inexorably in the direction of civil warfare. within the little city of Lewes in Sussex, Judith, daughter of Belaset, seeks revenge for the bloodbath of her kin and different Jews by means of de Montfort. As a relied on messenger among the King and his dependable fans, she is requested to behave as go-between for King Henry and William Foville, previous of St Pancras in Lewes. Judith seizes the chance to strike one final blow opposed to de Montfort earlier than her marriage ceremony to Aaron of London. The citadel in Lewes overlooks the little city, because it has performed because the Conqueror gave the land to William de Warenne. Jervis FitzHugh, squire to William¿s descendant John de Warenne, longs for event, and for the hand of Madeleine de Tourney. His longings are either fulfilled, yet in a such a lot unforeseen means. Judith, Aaron, Jervis and Madeleine all turn into heavily intertwined in a fashion that none of them may have foreseen. faraway from an easy trip to France and again, Judith reveals herself dealing with chance and deceit, as de Montfort¿s fans do all they could to avoid the message getting via. aid comes from the King¿s supporters, in England and in France, and from different extra unforeseen quarters. whilst the inevitable occurs, and the conflict of Lewes is fought, Judith¿s paintings is finished. yet ¿ may perhaps it have rather occurred? definite, it can! lots of the characters within the ebook quite existed, and the historic accuracy of the occasions of the time were rigorously researched and confirmed by way of the writer. BELESET'S DAUGHTER is a 2002 Eppie Award finalist. For an writer bio and picture, stories and a studying pattern, stopover at www.bosonbooks.com.

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Ranch War by J. T. Edson

By J. T. Edson

Bloodlands . . .

It turns out while a lady's known as "Calamity," chaos follows at any place she is going -- even to the usually peaceable railroad city of Mulrooney, Kansas. Martha Jane Canary's continually been unfastened because the prairie wind, tied to no position or individual, so she by no means anticipated to inherit a hardscrabble ranch that other people were operating. She may need even missed the felony summons to say her estate . . . if an individual hadn't attempted to kill her first.

Now, even if she wishes the unfold or no longer, Jane's going to struggle for what is hers -- taking over bushwackers, crooked legal professionals . . . and a girl with a chilly and grasping center, and a plan to thieve Jane's land with bullets and brutality. yet Calamity's obtained an best friend -- a baby-faced Texas gun known as the Ysabel child -- let alone stony braveness, a powerful and certain whip hand . . . and a mule-stubborn willingness to put down her existence for what is correct.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation: Engines of Destiny by Gene DeWeese

By Gene DeWeese

THE computing device AGE
After the plain dying of James T. Kirk at the U.S.S. Enterpris NCC-1701-B, Montgomery Scott comes to a decision to go away Starfleet. an opportunity stumble upon with a mysterious girl named Guinan leads him to affix a trip at the U.S.S. Jenolen -- which crashes right into a Dyson Sphere, leaving basically Scotty to outlive suspended as a transporter pattern....
Seventy-five years later, he's revived aboard the Enterprise-D -- on which Guinan serves as bartender. yet destiny has now not accomplished with both Scotty or Guinan. The engineer hatches an audacious plan to go back and forth again in time and rescue Jim Kirk the instant prior to he could vanish into the nexus and produce him again to the twenty-fourth century with no harmful the timeline.
Scotty's plan, notwithstanding, doesn't pass as anticipated. even though Kirk is rescued, the famed captain and the engineer, in addition to Captain Picard, Guinan, and the staff of the Enterprise-D, are trapped in an altered prior the place there's no Federation, and no human race. Sarek of Vulcan leads a ragtag number of species struggling with a wasting conflict opposed to the Borg, who've swarmed into the Alpha Quadrant and assimilated Earth.
Starfleet's best miracle employee needs to give you the option to revive the timeline ahead of the galaxy is overrun....

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Trail to Vicksburg (Leisure Western) by Lewis B. Patten

By Lewis B. Patten

WesternTwo vintage tales from the tree-time Golden Spur Award-winning writer. Denver urban within the early days of gold discoveries is the environment for The Golden Magnet. Cole Estes is on his method there to paintings for the mail and stagecoach franchise. yet homicide and sabotage go away the road with no working capital . . . until eventually Cole comes up with a bold plan.In path to Vicksburg, younger Jeff Hueston yearns to affix his brothers within the accomplice military, yet as a substitute needs to force his familys farm animals to New Orleans on the market to the accomplice quartermaster. the way in which is fraught with threat, yet none so daunting because the information that New Orleans has been occupied by means of Union troops.* First version Western

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The Ravencliff Bride by Dawn Thompson

By Dawn Thompson

As the trainer flew up the Cornish coast, Sara observed the tip of her trip: Ravencliff Manor. She was once now its Baroness. yet what kind of guy might rescue her from borrowers legal by way of marriage, sight unseen, by means of proxy? evidently, a wretch—the related kind of guy who saved the curtains drawn and his condominium in a country of gloomy disrepair. a similar kind of guy who allow a wierd, wolf-like creature roam his grounds as though it have been grasp. in fact, Sara may have permitted the inspiration of the satan himself to get out of Fleet, so she was once resigned to her destiny. Then she met her husband, hair black as sin and a good-looking face, and all her insurance vanished. What unusual curse had befallen Nicholas Walraven, and what secrets and techniques did he disguise? What darkish fortune had introduced her to this position? For reliable or sick, she was once now…THE RAVENCLIFF BRIDE.

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Gods of Green Mountain by V.C. Andrews

By V.C. Andrews

What if mere mortals might meet their Gods and research the solutions to life's such a lot mysterious questions?
Now they can.

think a planet with blazing suns. a global inhabited through mortals with flaming crimson hair, saffron coloured epidermis, and violet eyes. a spot the place severe and sometimes violent climatic conditions strength the folk underground the place they are going to be safe...until the following livid hurricane moves. This unusual land is El Sod-A-Por, the ill-favored one, and within the a ways distance sits the fairway Mountain, domestic of the Gods -- Gods who've no mercy. yet every little thing adjustments while a fearless younger guy, Far-Awn, defies his father's warnings and travels tirelessly, looking for a star-shaped opalescent flower.
This brilliant plant turns into the resource of endless foodstuff and will also be made into transparent atmospheric domes, which enclose whole towns to make sure peace and defense.
Years later El Sod-A-Por is called El Dorriane, the correct, and Ras-Far, grandson of the respected Far-Awn, is king. the folks fortunately stay a lifetime of lots -- until eventually a whole urban is mysteriously burnt up. A civil struggle among the higher and reduce Dorrianians ignites, forcing the king to ship an entourage of the bravest and most powerful males from every one province to the golf green Mountain to hunt solutions to this unforeseen unrest.
Ras-Far's purely baby, the attractive and headstrong Sharita, calls for to compliment the boys around the arid barren region plains to satisfy the Gods.
The good-looking barbarian Dray-Gon, from reduce Dorriane, leads the excursion, yet he sees the princess as an pointless burden. Now he'll need to protect her from the ruthless sandstorms and evil outlaws who will try and enslave her at any chance. because the remarkable trip starts, their love-hate dating transforms into a charming ardour, because the princess's icy external starts to thaw and Dray-Gon turns from a hard-edged savage right into a mild hero. but if they eventually achieve the golf green Mountain, they're met with a surprising revelation that demanding situations every thing they ever believed to be true....

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Pirate Captain (Pirate Tales) by Terry Deary

By Terry Deary

The North Atlantic, 1726 Captain Fly is the best pirate to sail the seven seas - or so he says. yet his captives Jed and Arthur imagine he is a bad-tempered bully. Now Captain Fly has ordered his prisoners to paintings for him as pirates, or he will kill them! it is time to cease the tough captain for good...A excellent tale mixing pirate legend with old truth and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters!

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Gloryland by Shelton Johnson

By Shelton Johnson

Born on Emancipation Day, 1863, to a sharecropping family members of African and Indian blood, Elijah Yancy by no means lived as a slave, yet his self-image as a loose individual is at warfare together with his atmosphere: Spartanburg, South Carolina, within the Reconstructed South. Exiled for his personal survival as undefined, Elijah walks west to the Nebraska plains and, like different rootless younger African-American males of that period, joins the U.S. Cavalry.

The trajectory of Elijah’s military profession parallels the nation’s imperial adventures within the past due 19th century: subduing local american citizens within the West and quelling uprising within the Philippines. Haunted by means of the terrors persevered by means of black american citizens and via his half in persecuting other folks of colour, Elijah is continued basically through visions, stories, prayers, and his questing spirit—which finally reveals a house while his troop is published to protect the newly created Yosemite nationwide Park in 1903. the following, dwelling with little past mountain gentle, chilly rivers, campfires, and stars, he turns into a guy who owns himself thoroughly, whereas realizing he’s left items of himself scattered alongside his life’s course like pebbles on a creekbed.

Elijah's narrative voice—poetic, rhythmically cadenced, ranging freely via time—makes this novel a literary meditation on discovering a self and a religious domestic, whereas unveiling a little-known bankruptcy of America’s past.

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The Bone-pedlar by Sylvian Hamilton

By Sylvian Hamilton

'In the crypt of the abbey church at Hallowdene, the priests have been boiling their bishop ...' This novel starts off with clergymen yet this isn't the area of Brother Cadfael. this is often the realm of medieval quest, of castles, trips, probability encounters with beggars and spies, of violent killings, and occasionally of unbelievable cruelty. It additionally a global deeply enmeshed with the supernatural, during which the holy remnants of saints - the finger of St Thomas, the enamel of St Ursula - could be a topic of existence and dying. it really is in contrast heritage - peopled with clergymen, witches, kids, mountebanks, ladies strong and evil, and knights Templar or in a different way - that Sir Richard Straccan's first experience as bone-pedlar extraordinaire happens. significant to all of it is the kidnap of his loved little daughter, Gilla, stated through nuns because the loss of life of his spouse.

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