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By Stephen R. Lawhead

Even though born to rule, Aidan lives as a scribe in a distant Irish monastery at the a long way, wild fringe of Christendom. safe in paintings, contemplation, and desires of the broader international, a miracle bursts into Aidan's quiet lifestyles. he's selected to accompany a small band of clergymen on a quest to the farthest japanese reaches of the identified international, to the fabled urban of Byzantium, the place they're to provide a stunning and expensive hand-illuminated manuscript, the publication of Kells, to the Emperor of all Christendom.

Thus starts an excursion through sea and over land, as Aidan turns into, through turns, a warrior and a sailor, a slave and a undercover agent, a Viking and a Saracen, and eventually, a guy. He sees extra of the area than such a lot males of his time, changing into an envoy to kings and an intimate of Byzantium's fabled Golden courtroom. and at last this valiant Irish monk faces the best trial which may confront any guy in any age: commanding his personal future.

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By Mario Vargas Llosa

Una novela mayor del PREMIO NOBEL DE LITERATURA 2010.
Mario Vargas Llosa se adentra en los angeles peripecia important de un hombre que fue leyenda.

La aventura que narra esta novela empieza en el Congo en 1903 y termina en una cárcel de Londres, una mañana de 1916.

Aquí se cuenta los angeles peripecia important de un hombre de leyenda: el irlandés Roger Casement. Héroe y villano, traidor y libertario, ethical e inmoral, su figura múltiple se apaga y renace tras su muerte.

Casement fue uno de los primeros europeos en denunciar los horrores del colonialismo. De sus viajes al Congo Belga y a los angeles Amazonía sudamericana quedaron dos informes memorables que conmocionaron a los angeles sociedad de su tiempo. Estos dos viajes y lo que allí vio cambiarían a Casement para siempre, haciéndole emprender otra travesía, en este caso intelectual y cívica, tanto o más devastadora. l. a. que lo llevó a enfrentarse a una Inglaterra a los angeles que admiraba y a militar activamente en l. a. causa del nacionalismo irlandés.

También en los angeles intimidad, Roger Casement fue un personaje múltiple: l. a. publicación de fragmentos de unos diarios, de veracidad dudosa, en los últimos días de su vida, airearon unas escabrosas aventuras sexuales que le valieron el desprecio de muchos compatriotas.

El sueño del celta (2010) describe una aventura existencial, en los angeles que l. a. oscuridad del alma humana aparece en su estado más puro y, por tanto, más enfangado.

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By Kathleen O'Neal Gear, W. Michael Gear

People of the River is a gripping new saga of pre-historic the USA that takes us to the Mississippi Valley and the tribe referred to as the Mound developers. it's a time of issues. In Cahokia, the corn crop is failing back and a warchief—and the warrior girl he may perhaps by no means possess—are disgusted via their Chief's lust for tribute. Now even the gods have became their faces, final the underworld to the seers. If the gods have deserted the folks, there is not any hope—unless it is available in the shape of a tender lady who's studying to Dream of Power.

A masterful tale of North America's Forgotten previous by way of New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors W. Michael apparatus and Kathleen O'Neal equipment.

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Download Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins Mystery, Book 1) by Walter Mosley PDF

By Walter Mosley

L. a., 1948: effortless Rawlins is a black battle veteran simply fired from his activity at a safety plant. effortless is ingesting in a friend's bar, pondering how he'll meet his loan, while a white guy in a linen swimsuit walks in, supplying reliable funds if effortless will easily find pass over Daphne funds, a blonde attractiveness recognized to common black jazz clubs....

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By Jesse Bullington

Because the witch-pyres of the Spanish Inquisition blanket Renaissance Europe in an ethical haze, a tender African slave unearths herself the unwilling apprentice of an historical necromancer. regrettably, quitting his corporation proves much more dangerous than final his student whilst she is with a negative curse. but salvation may well lie in a mysterious tome her instruct has hidden someplace at the war-torn continent.

She units out on a probably most unlikely trip to discover the booklet, by no means suspecting her destiny is tied to 3 strangers: the artist Niklaus Manuel Deutsch, the alchemist Dr. Paracelsus, and a gun-slinging Dutch mercenary. As Manuel paints her macabre tale on canvas, plank, and church wall, the younger apprentice turns into more and more acutely aware that dying will be the least of her matters.

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By Anne Bennett

A relocating and gripping drama as one family members struggles to outlive during the traces of the second one global warfare The 12 months is 1940 and invoice and Marion Whittaker stay fortunately with their 3 little ones in a terraced residence on Albert highway, in Birmingham. but if invoice enlists to struggle within the moment international warfare, the relatives are plunged into poverty. Marion is pressured to pawn all her worldly possessions and makes a decision to tackle lodgers, Peggy Wagstaffe and Violet Clooney. those full of life women deliver a few gentle aid to the kinfolk and produce with them Peggy's good-looking brother Sam ? who catches the attention of Marion's 16-year-old daughter, Sarah. 1944 and the conflict grinds on. catastrophe moves with an explosion on the neighborhood munitions manufacturing unit, leaving Sarah badly disfigured. Then information comes that Sam has been blinded in motion. Can those injured souls aid one another to fix not just their actual yet emotional scars? and may invoice go back to the security of family members and residential?

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By Patrick O'Brian

The idea for the key new movie starring Russell Crowe.
The struggle of 1812 maintains, and Jack Aubrey units path for Cape Horn on a project after his personal middle: intercepting a robust American frigate outward absolute to play havoc with the British whaling alternate. Stephen Maturin has fish of his personal to fry on this planet of mystery intelligence. catastrophe in quite a few guises awaits them within the nice South Sea and within the a ways reaches of the Pacific: typhoons, castaways, shipwrecks, homicide, and felony madness.

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By Mark Teppo

In the course of the 5th campaign, the bloody siege of Damietta grinds to a stalemate and a tender Christian soldier starts having visions…

Raphael of Acre, a tender start up of the Shield-Brethren, turns into a struggle hero in the course of a vicious conflict for keep watch over of a Muslim stronghold. one among his partners, Eptor, is wounded within the conflict and falls less than the effect of wierd hallucinations. whilst an effective plots to control Eptor’s visions into battle propaganda, Raphael struggles among accountability to the reason and accountability to his religion. not able to reconcile his roles as Christian and soldier, Raphael seeks out an not likely resource of tips — the nice pacifist Francis of Assisi.

Part of the Foreworld Saga, Dreamer confronts the anomaly of utilizing sword and fist in order to unfold a message of humility and compassion.

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By Robert Antoni

In 1845 London, an engineer, thinker, philanthropist, and bold-faced charlatan, John Adolphus Etzler, has invented machines that he thinks will remodel the department of work and unfastened all males. He types a collective referred to as the Tropical Emigration Society (TES), and recruits quite a few London voters to take his machines and his faulty principles to shape a proto-socialist, utopian group within the British colony of Trinidad.

Among his recruits is a tender boy (and the book's narrator) named Willy, who falls head-over-heels for the enchanting and clever Marguerite Whitechurch. Coming from the gentry, Marguerite is an international clear of Willy's laboring type. because the voyage maintains, and their love for each other strengthens, Willy and Marguerite turn out themselves to be actual socialists, their activities and adventures status in stark distinction to Etzler's disconnected theories.

Robert Antoni's tragic ancient novel, accented with West Indian cadence and alluring humor, offers an unforgettable glimpse into nineteenth-century Trinidad & Tobago.

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By Paul Watkins

During this time of violent swap a tender guy, struck by way of lightning, is thought to be marked through the gods as a keeper of the Norse religion's maximum mystery. to avoid wasting the Norse religion and himself, he embarks upon a trip, the place he needs to confront not just his personal gods however the gods of a humans but extra savage.

"'The motion sweeps throughout oceans and continents... as with any Watkins' paintings, the writing is terse and actual, the topics significant and resonant.'
— Tatler
'A Viking Odyssey... Thunder God vividly charts the voyages of Hakon, a fisherman's son who's struck by way of lightning, abducted by way of raiders, taken to Miklagard (Constantinople), the place he turns into a part of the Emperor's own shield, stuck up in a raid at the Welsh coast, storm-driven around the Atlantic...'
— The Times;
'The wealthy actual descriptions are matched by means of an both definite knowing of the methods of non secular belief... This strange, fluent novel means that Watkins is still a strength to be reckoned with.'
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'A thundering solid read... Watkins is a grasp of suspense, and his motion sequences have a visceral power'
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