Download E-books The Dungeon PDF

By Lynne Reid Banks

In the aftermath of the murderous savagery among rival Scottish lairds, Bruce MacLennan instructions the development of a fort with a dungeon lower than. in the course of its building, he travels to the remote after which nearly unknown land of China, the place he joins a troop of mercenary squaddies -- all to distract him from his memories.

In a negative teahouse, he encounters the kid Peony, and, on impulse, buys her to be his attendant. regardless of his harshness towards her, she serves him faithfully. After many adventures, they go back to Scotland, the place MacLennan's citadel -- and his deliberate revenge -- look ahead to him.

Within those darkish partitions, Peony reveals a brand new existence and unforeseen happiness. For MacLennan the time has come to fill the dungeon with its destined prisoner. yet he doesn't dream of the poor accident -- person who won't lock away his previous enemy -- however the most beneficial individual in his life.

Celebrated writer Lynne Reid Banks takes us again to the fourteenth century during this compelling epic of 1 lord's sour fight, his quest for vengeance, and the tragic awakening of his frozen heart.

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By Jennifer L. Holm

In Jennifer L. Holm's manhattan occasions bestselling, Newbery Honor profitable heart grade historic fiction novel, existence isn't the same as the flicks. yet in spite of this, 11-year-old Turtle is not any Shirley Temple. She's clever and difficult and has visible sufficient of the area to not anticipate a Hollywood finishing. in any case, it truly is 1935 and jobs and funds and occasionally even goals are scarce. So whilst Turtle's mama will get a role housework for a girl who does not like children, Turtle says see you later with no tear and heads off to Key West, Florida to reside with kin she's by no means met. Florida's like not anything Turtle's ever noticeable sooner than even though. it truly is scorching and unusual, packed with rag tag boy cousins, relations secrets and techniques, scams, or even buried pirate treasure! ahead of she is aware what is occurred, Turtle unearths herself popping out of the shell she's spent her lifestyles construction, and as she does, her international opens up within the such a lot unforeseen methods. jam-packed with event, humor and heart, Turtle in Paradise is an fast vintage either girls and boys with love.

Includes an Author's word with images and additional history at the nice melancholy, in addition to extra assets and websites.

Starred evaluation, Kirkus Reviews:
"Sweet, humorous and superb."

Starred evaluation, Booklist:
"Just the precise mix of knowingness and wish . . . a hilarious mixture of kinfolk drama professional with a dollop of adventure."

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Download E-books Ragtime in Simla (Joe Sandilands Murder Mysteries) PDF

By Barbara Cleverly

Simla 1922. whereas the remainder of India bakes within the sizzling season, up within the pine-scented coolness of the Himalayan hills the English have recreated a imaginative and prescient of domestic. listed below are half-timbered homes, novice theatricals, gymkhanas and a glittering vice-regal court docket for the socialites. The summer season capital of the British Raj is fizzing with the strength of the jazz age. it truly is towards this kingdom that detective Joe Sandilands is heading because the visitor of the governor of Bengal. but if Joe's traveling spouse, a Russian opera singer, is shot useless at his part at the street to Simla, he unearths himself plunged right into a homicide research. As Joe starts off to solve the secret which has its roots within the aftermath of the 1st global battle, he discovers that at the back of the glowing facade of Simla lies a path of homicide, vice and blackmail.

From the Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Pearl Buck: Jewel of the East (The Treasure Chest, Book 3) PDF

By Ann Hood

Go back to The Treasure Chest with Felix and Maisie…

When Felix Robbins will get a weigh down on Lily Goldstein, a classmate who's followed from China, he makes a decision to attempt to take her again in time in order that she will see the rustic the place she was once born. Maisie discovers his plot, and foils it. however the twins prove in a small village at the Yangtze River, the place they meet a lady named Pearl greenback within the days prior to the Boxer uprising. With bandits chasing them, will they ever locate safety… and go back domestic?

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Download E-books Defend and Betray: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

After a super army occupation, esteemed normal Thaddeus Carlyon ultimately meets his dying, no longer within the frenzy of conflict yet at a sublime London banquet. His death seems to be the results of a freak coincidence, however the general’s appealing spouse, Alexandra, conveniently confesses that she killed him–a tale she clings to even below the specter of the noose.

Investigator William Monk, nurse Hester Latterly, and superb Oliver Rathbone, information for the safeguard, paintings feverishly to collapse the wall of silence raised by way of the accused and her husband’s proud kinfolk. With the trial in simple terms days away, those there sleuths inch towards the darkish and appalling middle of the secret.

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By Kate Messner

Meet Ranger! he is a time-traveling golden retriever who has a nostril for hassle . . . and consistently saves the day!

Ranger has been informed as a search-and-rescue puppy, yet cannot formally cross the attempt simply because he is continuously getting distracted by way of squirrels in the course of routines. at some point, he reveals a mysterious first reduction package within the backyard and is transported to the 12 months 1850, the place he meets a tender boy named Sam Abbott. Sam's relatives is migrating west at the Oregon path, and shortly after Ranger arrives he is helping the boy retailer his little sister. Ranger thinks his activity is finished, however the Oregon path may be harmful, and the Abbotts desire Ranger's aid greater than they realize!

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By Veronica Bennett

"Captures the entire bliss and folly of Mary Shelley’s disastrous hand over to like, and the unhappy steps wherein she turned the writer of
Frankenstein." — long island instances e-book REVIEW

In 1814, poet Percy Shelley enters the lifetime of younger Mary Godwin like an angel of deliverance. Seduced through his radical and romantic principles, she flees with him to Europe, the place they mingle with different free-spirited artists and poets. Frowned on via kinfolk and society, Mary turns into haunted via hideous visions — and as tragedy moves, she realizes her desires became nightmares, and her angel . . . a monster. Has the time come for Mary Shelley to set her monster unfastened?

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Download E-books The Thief-Taker: Memoirs of a Bow Street Runner PDF

By T.F. Banks

June 1815. whilst Henry Morton is termed to the scene at Portman residence in Claridge sq., the Bow highway constable reveals a guy lifeless in a hackney coach--ostensibly of asphyxiation. He used to be Halbert Glendinning, a gentleman of unsullied personality. Then why was once he obvious frequenting considered one of London’s so much infamous dens of iniquity? And why has the driving force of the trainer vanished into the evening?

While Sir Nathaniel Conant, the executive Justice of the Peace at quantity four Bow road, accepts the authentic verdict of unintentional demise, Morton is sure that Glendinning was once a sufferer of foul play. With the aid of actress Arabella Malibrant, considered one of London’s such a lot celebrated beauties, he embarks on his personal discreet inquiry. and because the top circles of London society shut ranks opposed to him, Morton races to unmask a killer whose causes are as complicated and unfathomable because the passions that rule the human center.

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Download E-books Weighed in the Balance: A William Monk Novel PDF

By Anne Perry

While Countess Zorah Rostova asks London barrister Sir Oliver Rathbone to safeguard her opposed to a cost of slander, he's astonished to discover himself accepting. For and not using a shred of proof, the countess has publicly insisted that the onetime ruler of her small German principality was once murdered through his spouse, the girl who was once answerable for the prince’s exile to Venice 20 years prior to. inner most investigator William Monk and his good friend Hester Latterly trip to town of Water in an try out ensure the countess’s claims, and even though the 2 have the capacity to determine that the prince was once certainly murdered, as occasions spread the likeliest suspect seems Countess Zorah herself.

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