By Robyn Young
King Edward of britain marches on Scotland, his crusade to unite the British Isles below one crown encouraged by way of an Arthurian prophecy. He has already overwhelmed Wales; now he wishes merely locate the workers of St Malachy, image of Irish nationhood, to accomplish his implacable desire.
One guy by myself can thwart Edward’s plan. Leaving his war-torn domestic, Robert Bruce has sailed to eire, decided to discover the employees and preserve it out of Edward's fingers. His veins run with the blood of kings and his future to fulfil his family's declare to the throne of Scotland burns in his brain. yet at the run during the wild kingdom, hunted via a constant murderer, Robert turns out a ways from attaining his ambition. And there are different eyes on Scotland’s crown, outdated enemies accumulating opposed to him.
This is a video game of conquest, energy and treachery, and Robert unearths that to outlive he needs to first abandon every little thing he holds expensive. He used to be continually ready to die at the battlefield - yet what else needs to he sacrifice to maintain his hopes alive?
RENEGADE is a stunning tale of conspiracy and divided loyalties, conflict and betrayal, and a good portrait of the medieval international.
Read Online or Download Renegade (The Insurrection Trilogy, Book 2) PDF
Best historical fiction books
This . mobi used to be famous as retail on What.
In an international of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?
It is 1498, sunrise of the Renaissance, and Venice teems with rumors approximately an historic publication believed to carry the secrets and techniques of power—alchemy, love, or even immortality. a few will cease at not anything to discover it; others will die to guard it. As intrigue grips Her such a lot Serene Republic, Luciano, a light-fingered, streetwise orphan, will get stuck up within the insanity. The doge’s enigmatic chef takes him into the palace kitchen as an apprentice, the place he's initiated into the chef’s deliciously mysterious world—itself alive with harmful secrets and techniques. After Luciano witnesses an inexplicable homicide, he embarks on a deadly trip to discover the reality. What he discovers will attempt his loyalty, exhibit him the darkish facet of men’s souls, and threaten his love for an audacious convent woman. however it also will swing open the shutters of his brain, and go away an indelible mark on his soul.
A luminous and seductive novel, The Chef ’s Apprentice is, at its middle, a high-spirited tribute to the end result of information and the extreme strength of these who carry its key. In a global of violence and intrigue, who guards the reality?
A love tale in reverse.
Double speak tells the tale of Violet Budd and Brian (Baby) energy, characters fleeing from their previous. Brian is ambling after an immigrant's dream, and Violet is wanting to ditch her middle-class origins for anything extra earthy and bohemian. Their opposite social and geographical flight paths intersect in St. John's, Newfoundland, within the early Eighties, the place, for a time, they locate love, intercourse and a secure haven in each one other.
No happy-ever-after tale, double speak follows Violet and Brian over a fourteen-year interval, because the traditional pressures of existence convey to the outside the numerous variations that exist among them. double speak is a coming-of-age novel, a love tale and an exam of social category and its mysterious codes.
Harry Sanders is a tender overseas provider officer in Sixties Indochina while a deadly and clandestine assembly with insurgents-ending in quiet disaster-and a quick yet passionate come upon with Sieglinde, a tender German girl, adjust the process his life.
Absorbing the impression of his misstep, Harry returns in brief to Washington ahead of eventual assignments in Africa, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean. He marries the alluring may well, who's fleeing her family disappointments in tired higher New England and seeking out an get away into Harry's diplomatic existence. at the floor, they seem to be a good-looking, profitable couple-but the reminiscence of Sieglinde persists in Harry's concepts, and should has her personal secrets and techniques too. As Harry navigates the more and more treacherous waters of international relations in an age of interminable clash, he additionally attempts to bridge the distances among himself and the 2 desirable girls who've selected to like him.
Ward simply, returning to his trademark territory of Forgetfulness and the elements in Berlin, grants an totally compelling tale of american citizens attempting to run the realm, but failing to grasp their lives.
Whilst the mutilated physique of midwife and healer Agatha Kyteler is came across in a hedge one frozen wintry morning, it first and foremost seems to be the shortcoming of clues will render the crime unsolvable -- till a fearful neighborhood formative years inexplicably flees his village and a hue and cry is raised. Sir Baldwin Furnshill, as soon as a Knight Templar, although, has doubts concerning the boy's guilt, and enlists pal and bailiff of Lydford fortress, Simon Puttock, seeking a assassin.
- In the Wolf's Mouth
- Moonstone Conspiracy
- To Defy a King (William Marshal, Book 5)
- North and South Trilogy
Extra info for Renegade (The Insurrection Trilogy, Book 2)
Don't look, Christina," Carl said as they passed poor, ragged children begging. "I wish I could help them," she said. "Me too, but we have little money for ourselves. We must spend a night here, but we'll leave early in the morning," Carl told his sister. The immigrant hotel where the travelers stayed was dirty and crowded. Carl took out the remaining bread and cheese that his mother had given them. They ate in silence. In the morning, they walked to the dock where a large steamer awaited them.
Should he go to Texas? He read the letter again, then put it back in the envelope and looked at his family. Tears began to form in his mother's eyes. How does she always know what I'm thinking? he wondered. He put his arm around her. "Don't make a hasty decision," Mama said. "The crops may improve this year. " "It won't matter, Mama," Carl said. " "Just wait until fall," Mama pleaded. Carl looked at his parents. He loved them very much. It was going to be a tough decision, but he knew what he had to do.
As he began to feel warm, he looked up to see Christina, his older sister. Her golden hair fell to her shoulders, and her blue eyes met his. ''Ah, Bror, you look half-frozen. Here, take a cup of hot tea," she said. " His eyes were full of gratitude for his sister. Four years older than he, she always was the caring big sister. " she asked curiously. "Not so bad. " Christina laughed out loud. "Sounds wonderful. Maybe I could work there, too, and we could freeze together," she teased. "The factory doesn't hire women," Carl said flatly.