Hidden Cities (Moshui: the Books of Stone and Water, Book 3) by Daniel Fox

By Daniel Fox

The mythic beasts and excellent legends of feudal China remove darkness from a global at conflict during this, the belief to Daniel Fox's significantly acclaimed series.

Whatever they inspiration, this was once continually the place they have been going: to the stomach of the dragon, or the abdominal of the sea.

More unintentionally than common sense, the younger emperor has gained his first conflict. The rebels have retreated from the coastal urban of Santung--but they'll be again. Distracted through his pregnant concubine, the emperor sends a distrusted aide, Ping Wen, to control Santung in his position. There, the treacherous normal will become aware of the healer Tien, who's enthusiastic about a library of sacred mage texts and the secrets and techniques hid within--secrets upon which, Ping Wen fast realizes, the destiny of the complete battle could turn.

As either side of this seething clash organize for extra butchery, a miner of magical jade, himself invulnerable, desperately attempts to save lots of his attractive and but brutally scarred extended family cousin; a priestess loses her childrens, who're taken as pawns in a competition past her comprehension; and a fierce and robust lady commits an act of violence that might entwine her, physique and soul, with the spirit of jade itself. Amid a horde of squaddies, torturers, and runaways, those humans will try either their human and mystical powers opposed to a violent global. yet one strength trumps all: the massive, hungry, wrathful dragon.

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By Daniel Fox

The mythic beasts and excellent legends of feudal China remove darkness from a global at conflict during this, the belief to Daniel Fox's significantly acclaimed series.

Whatever they inspiration, this was once continually the place they have been going: to the stomach of the dragon, or the abdominal of the sea.

More unintentionally than common sense, the younger emperor has gained his first conflict. The rebels have retreated from the coastal urban of Santung--but they'll be again. Distracted through his pregnant concubine, the emperor sends a distrusted aide, Ping Wen, to control Santung in his position. There, the treacherous normal will become aware of the healer Tien, who's enthusiastic about a library of sacred mage texts and the secrets and techniques hid within--secrets upon which, Ping Wen fast realizes, the destiny of the complete battle could turn.

As either side of this seething clash organize for extra butchery, a miner of magical jade, himself invulnerable, desperately attempts to save lots of his attractive and but brutally scarred extended family cousin; a priestess loses her childrens, who're taken as pawns in a competition past her comprehension; and a fierce and robust lady commits an act of violence that might entwine her, physique and soul, with the spirit of jade itself. Amid a horde of squaddies, torturers, and runaways, those humans will try either their human and mystical powers opposed to a violent global. yet one strength trumps all: the massive, hungry, wrathful dragon.

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Meadowland by Tom Holt

By Tom Holt

In 1037, a senior civil servant of the Byzantine empire faces a tedious trip to Greece, escorting the military payroll. His in simple terms partners are a detachment of the Empire's elite protect, recruited from Viking Scandinavia. while the wagon sheds a wheel, he passes the time speaking with veterans, who've a outstanding tale to inform; the Viking discovery of America.As he documents the tale, years later, he additionally considers its impression at the fourth member of the social gathering; a tender Norwegian guardsman who went directly to develop into King Harald Hardradi, who died invading England in 1066.

Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Abacus (3 Mar 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0349117411
ISBN-13: 978-0349117416

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By Tom Holt

In 1037, a senior civil servant of the Byzantine empire faces a tedious trip to Greece, escorting the military payroll. His in simple terms partners are a detachment of the Empire's elite protect, recruited from Viking Scandinavia. while the wagon sheds a wheel, he passes the time speaking with veterans, who've a outstanding tale to inform; the Viking discovery of America.As he documents the tale, years later, he additionally considers its impression at the fourth member of the social gathering; a tender Norwegian guardsman who went directly to develop into King Harald Hardradi, who died invading England in 1066.

Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Abacus (3 Mar 2005)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0349117411
ISBN-13: 978-0349117416

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Sinful Cravings (Cynfell Brothers, Book 4) by Samantha Holt

By Samantha Holt

Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and delight. The Cynfell brothers are the very embodiment of a sinful life. yet may perhaps the appropriate lady swap that? Wrath Locked at the back of the partitions of Lockwood Manor, Julian Cynfell, the Marquess of Lockwood whiles away his days writing offended letters, consuming and sound asleep. He by no means expects his solitude to be interrupted through a brazen American heiress. An American heiress who's awaiting a marriage. Viola Thompson can’t think her success whilst the English lord she has been corresponding with for the higher a part of a yr asks her to go to him. This has to intend a proposal of marriage without doubt? eventually, Viola will end up to her friends and family that she is greater than a ruined lady without clients. let alone she understands they are going to be a love fit. nobody may possibly write such appealing letters with out being the ideal guy. but if she arrives in chilly, dreary England to be confronted by way of a foul-tempered, grizzled—albeit in a good-looking way—marquess, her desires of marriage are quick dashed. Can she draw the lord out of his depression methods? And does she even are looking to stay in England whereas rumours of 3 useless better halves circulation round Lockwood? something is definite, this American heiress hasn't ever been one to backtrack from a challenge—especially while now not even the Atlantic Ocean may possibly hose down the patent hope working among them.

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By Samantha Holt

Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy and delight. The Cynfell brothers are the very embodiment of a sinful life. yet may perhaps the appropriate lady swap that? Wrath Locked at the back of the partitions of Lockwood Manor, Julian Cynfell, the Marquess of Lockwood whiles away his days writing offended letters, consuming and sound asleep. He by no means expects his solitude to be interrupted through a brazen American heiress. An American heiress who's awaiting a marriage. Viola Thompson can’t think her success whilst the English lord she has been corresponding with for the higher a part of a yr asks her to go to him. This has to intend a proposal of marriage without doubt? eventually, Viola will end up to her friends and family that she is greater than a ruined lady without clients. let alone she understands they are going to be a love fit. nobody may possibly write such appealing letters with out being the ideal guy. but if she arrives in chilly, dreary England to be confronted by way of a foul-tempered, grizzled—albeit in a good-looking way—marquess, her desires of marriage are quick dashed. Can she draw the lord out of his depression methods? And does she even are looking to stay in England whereas rumours of 3 useless better halves circulation round Lockwood? something is definite, this American heiress hasn't ever been one to backtrack from a challenge—especially while now not even the Atlantic Ocean may possibly hose down the patent hope working among them.

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Soldier of the Mist (Soldier of the Mist, Book 1) by Gene Wolfe

By Gene Wolfe

The 1st quantity of Gene Wolfe's strong tale of Latro, a Roman mercenary who obtained a head damage that disadvantaged him of his momentary reminiscence. In go back it gave him the facility to communicate with supernatural creatures, gods and goddesses who invisibly inhabit the traditional panorama.

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By Gene Wolfe

The 1st quantity of Gene Wolfe's strong tale of Latro, a Roman mercenary who obtained a head damage that disadvantaged him of his momentary reminiscence. In go back it gave him the facility to communicate with supernatural creatures, gods and goddesses who invisibly inhabit the traditional panorama.

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Scent of Butterflies by Dora Levy Mossanen

By Dora Levy Mossanen

A Love So Deep Can eternally Scar the Soul

Such audacity she has, Soraya, a lady who dares to wreck freed from the diamond-studded leash of her tradition. a girl who refuses to simply accept the devastating betrayal her husband has perpetrated. a lady who refuses to forgive her top friend.

Soraya turns her again on Iran, fleeing to the USA to devise her complicated revenge. The Shah has fallen, her state is in turmoil, her marriage has crumbled, and she or he is unraveling. the tough and intimate blow her husband has dealt her awakens an obsessive streak that explodes within the heated international of Los Angeles.

Yet the key Soraya discovers proves way more devastating than whatever she had imagined, unleashing a whirlwind of unforeseen occasions that might depart the reader breathless.

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By Dora Levy Mossanen

A Love So Deep Can eternally Scar the Soul

Such audacity she has, Soraya, a lady who dares to wreck freed from the diamond-studded leash of her tradition. a girl who refuses to simply accept the devastating betrayal her husband has perpetrated. a lady who refuses to forgive her top friend.

Soraya turns her again on Iran, fleeing to the USA to devise her complicated revenge. The Shah has fallen, her state is in turmoil, her marriage has crumbled, and she or he is unraveling. the tough and intimate blow her husband has dealt her awakens an obsessive streak that explodes within the heated international of Los Angeles.

Yet the key Soraya discovers proves way more devastating than whatever she had imagined, unleashing a whirlwind of unforeseen occasions that might depart the reader breathless.

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Train Dreams by Denis Johnson

By Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one among his such a lot evocative and poignant fictions.

Robert Grainer is an afternoon laborer within the American West first and foremost of the 20th century—an usual guy in impressive instances. Buffeted through the lack of his family members, Grainer struggles to make experience of this unusual new international. As his tale unfolds, we witness either his surprising own defeats and the novel alterations that remodel the United States in his lifetime.

Suffused with the heritage and landscapes of the yankee West—its otherworldly wildlife, its rugged loggers and bridge builders—the new novella by means of the nationwide publication Award-winning writer of Tree of Smoke captures the disappearance of a especially American lifestyle.

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By Denis Johnson

Denis Johnson's Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one among his such a lot evocative and poignant fictions.

Robert Grainer is an afternoon laborer within the American West first and foremost of the 20th century—an usual guy in impressive instances. Buffeted through the lack of his family members, Grainer struggles to make experience of this unusual new international. As his tale unfolds, we witness either his surprising own defeats and the novel alterations that remodel the United States in his lifetime.

Suffused with the heritage and landscapes of the yankee West—its otherworldly wildlife, its rugged loggers and bridge builders—the new novella by means of the nationwide publication Award-winning writer of Tree of Smoke captures the disappearance of a especially American lifestyle.

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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

By William Kent Krueger

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR top NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL most sensible publication OF 2013

“That was once it. That used to be it all. A grace so traditional there has been no cause in any respect to recollect it. but i haven't around the 40 years because it was once spoken forgotten a unmarried word.”

New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins have been taking part in their debut season, ice-cold root beers have been promoting out on the soda counter of Halderson’s Drugstore, and sizzling Stuff comedian books have been a mainstay on each barbershop journal rack. It was once a time of innocence and wish for a rustic with a brand new, younger president. yet for thirteen-year-old Frank Drum it was once a grim summer season within which dying visited often and assumed many kinds. coincidence. Nature. Suicide. homicide.

Frank starts the season preoccupied with the troubles of any teenage boy, but if tragedy without warning moves his family—which contains his Methodist minister father; his passionate, creative mom; Juilliard-bound older sister; and wise-beyond-his-years child brother—he unearths himself thrust into an grownup global choked with secrets and techniques, lies, adultery, and betrayal, all at once referred to as upon to illustrate a adulthood and gumption past his years.

Told from Frank’s viewpoint 40 years after that fateful summer time, Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly relocating account of a boy status on the door of his younger manhood, attempting to comprehend a global that seems falling aside round him. it's an unforgettable novel approximately studying the bad rate of knowledge and the long-lasting grace of God.

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By William Kent Krueger

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE 2014 EDGAR AWARD FOR top NOVEL
WINNER OF THE 2014 DILYS AWARD
A SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL most sensible publication OF 2013

“That was once it. That used to be it all. A grace so traditional there has been no cause in any respect to recollect it. but i haven't around the 40 years because it was once spoken forgotten a unmarried word.”

New Bremen, Minnesota, 1961. The Twins have been taking part in their debut season, ice-cold root beers have been promoting out on the soda counter of Halderson’s Drugstore, and sizzling Stuff comedian books have been a mainstay on each barbershop journal rack. It was once a time of innocence and wish for a rustic with a brand new, younger president. yet for thirteen-year-old Frank Drum it was once a grim summer season within which dying visited often and assumed many kinds. coincidence. Nature. Suicide. homicide.

Frank starts the season preoccupied with the troubles of any teenage boy, but if tragedy without warning moves his family—which contains his Methodist minister father; his passionate, creative mom; Juilliard-bound older sister; and wise-beyond-his-years child brother—he unearths himself thrust into an grownup global choked with secrets and techniques, lies, adultery, and betrayal, all at once referred to as upon to illustrate a adulthood and gumption past his years.

Told from Frank’s viewpoint 40 years after that fateful summer time, Ordinary Grace is a brilliantly relocating account of a boy status on the door of his younger manhood, attempting to comprehend a global that seems falling aside round him. it's an unforgettable novel approximately studying the bad rate of knowledge and the long-lasting grace of God.

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世界少年文学经典文库:红楼梦: A Dream in Red Mansions by Cao XueQing

By Cao XueQing

The unending Dream of pink Mansions, timeless Dream of crimson Mansions. each one learn a go back to "Dream of purple Mansions", we've extra of a life-style touching. acknowledged, "Dream of crimson Mansions" is the "Chinese nonfiction tricky to beat the pinnacle," richly deserved, not just since it has a truly excessive ideological worth, but additionally in its remarkable inventive success. In a undeniable experience, the "Dream of purple Mansions" is difficult to be totally interpreted, and its extensive which means and profound internal medullary, attracting generations of readers to discover. "Dream of purple Mansions" is the 1st half the eighteenth century and Farmers feudal society of social existence in miniature. The booklet grand scale, based, breaking the chinese language classical novel constitution of conventional unmarried technique to take a multi-line constitution of ways. Twelve Beauties via Jia Baoyu and the most line to glory relatively govt boom-bust procedure as deputy cable to many of us, various occasions, shape an ordered community constitution, to teach us a wide tricky and hugely centralized social lifestyles photograph. "Dream of pink Mansions" isn't just a good literary paintings, or the learn of chinese language philosophy, cultural styles, historic forms, folks vital historic phenomenon. "Dream of pink Mansions" is the really good research of this masterpiece of built-in humanities.

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By Cao XueQing

The unending Dream of pink Mansions, timeless Dream of crimson Mansions. each one learn a go back to "Dream of purple Mansions", we've extra of a life-style touching. acknowledged, "Dream of crimson Mansions" is the "Chinese nonfiction tricky to beat the pinnacle," richly deserved, not just since it has a truly excessive ideological worth, but additionally in its remarkable inventive success. In a undeniable experience, the "Dream of purple Mansions" is difficult to be totally interpreted, and its extensive which means and profound internal medullary, attracting generations of readers to discover. "Dream of purple Mansions" is the 1st half the eighteenth century and Farmers feudal society of social existence in miniature. The booklet grand scale, based, breaking the chinese language classical novel constitution of conventional unmarried technique to take a multi-line constitution of ways. Twelve Beauties via Jia Baoyu and the most line to glory relatively govt boom-bust procedure as deputy cable to many of us, various occasions, shape an ordered community constitution, to teach us a wide tricky and hugely centralized social lifestyles photograph. "Dream of pink Mansions" isn't just a good literary paintings, or the learn of chinese language philosophy, cultural styles, historic forms, folks vital historic phenomenon. "Dream of pink Mansions" is the really good research of this masterpiece of built-in humanities.

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Ramage's Prize (The Lord Ramage Novels, Volume 5) by Dudley Pope

By Dudley Pope

The West Indian bases are determined: publish vessels—a important communications hyperlink among England and the West Indies within the battle opposed to France—are mysteriously disappearing and no packets have arrived with orders in months. have been the privateers out in complete strength back? Had Napoleon's army a mystery new weapon? Lieutenant Lord Nicholas Ramage units out from Jamaica to find what treachery is threatening to throw the British military into chaos.

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By Dudley Pope

The West Indian bases are determined: publish vessels—a important communications hyperlink among England and the West Indies within the battle opposed to France—are mysteriously disappearing and no packets have arrived with orders in months. have been the privateers out in complete strength back? Had Napoleon's army a mystery new weapon? Lieutenant Lord Nicholas Ramage units out from Jamaica to find what treachery is threatening to throw the British military into chaos.

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The Burgundian's Tale (Roger the Chapman Mysteries, Book 14) by Kate Sedley

By Kate Sedley

Book Details:

ISBN: 0727891383
EAN: 9780727891389
ASIN: 0727891383
Publisher: Severn condominium Publishers
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Number of Pages: 252
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

The new identify within the acclaimed Roger the Chapman sequence Roger is summoned by way of the Duke of Gloucester to help within the research into the homicide of the son of a lady-in-waiting to Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, who's on a victorious go back stopover at to London. it kind of feels Roger has no selection yet to come back to the soiled, crowded urban, the place he quickly meets a stunning variety of humans ? royalty, servants and employees alike ? who all have a reason for murder.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Kate Sedley (Born: 1926/01/01)

Author Description: Kate Sedley, the pen-name of Brenda Margaret Lilian Honeyman Clarke (born 1926) is an English ancient novelist. She was once born in Bristol and trained on the purple Maid's institution, Westbury-on-Trym. She is married and has a son and a daughter, and one granddaughter.
Her medieval ancient whodunnits characteristic Roger the Chapman, who has given up a monk's phone for the liberty of peddling his wares at the road.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4848

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By Kate Sedley

Book Details:

ISBN: 0727891383
EAN: 9780727891389
ASIN: 0727891383
Publisher: Severn condominium Publishers
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Number of Pages: 252
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

The new identify within the acclaimed Roger the Chapman sequence Roger is summoned by way of the Duke of Gloucester to help within the research into the homicide of the son of a lady-in-waiting to Margaret, Duchess of Burgundy, who's on a victorious go back stopover at to London. it kind of feels Roger has no selection yet to come back to the soiled, crowded urban, the place he quickly meets a stunning variety of humans ? royalty, servants and employees alike ? who all have a reason for murder.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Kate Sedley (Born: 1926/01/01)

Author Description: Kate Sedley, the pen-name of Brenda Margaret Lilian Honeyman Clarke (born 1926) is an English ancient novelist. She was once born in Bristol and trained on the purple Maid's institution, Westbury-on-Trym. She is married and has a son and a daughter, and one granddaughter.
Her medieval ancient whodunnits characteristic Roger the Chapman, who has given up a monk's phone for the liberty of peddling his wares at the road.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4848

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