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By Morgan Llywelyn

This can be the tale of Saint Brendán the Navigator, whose mythical quest to discover the Isle of the Blessed is among the such a lot impressive and enduring of early Christian tales.  between Irish saints, Brendán the Navigator is moment in simple terms to Patrick. founding father of a number of Christian monasteries, he such a lot famously guided a bunch of priests on a perilous trip into the unknown vastness of the sea on a look for Paradise.

Based at the medieval “Life of St. Brendan,” Morgan Llywelyn’s creative retelling of the Christian legend of this so much amazing guy is a lyrical and incredible ceremonial dinner for the brain and middle. it's a tale of fact and transcendence, of internal energy and day-by-day self-discipline, of affection and longing, and of towering religion. and naturally, miracles.

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By Dennis Lehane

Boston, 1926. The '20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one guy units out to make his mark at the world.

Prohibition has given upward push to an never-ending community of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt police officers. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a well known Boston police captain, has lengthy due to the fact that grew to become his again on his strict and correct upbringing. Now having graduated from a youth of petty robbery to a occupation within the pay of the city's so much fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the spoils, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw.

But existence at the darkish aspect includes a heavy rate. In a time whilst ruthless males of ambition, armed with money, unlawful booze, and weapons, conflict for keep an eye on, no one--neither family members nor buddy, enemy nor lover--can be relied on. past funds and tool, even the specter of legal, one destiny turns out probably for males like Joe: an early loss of life. yet till that day, he and his acquaintances are made up our minds to stay existence to the hilt.

Joe embarks on a dizzying trip up the ladder of geared up crime that takes him from the flash of Jazz Age Boston to the sensual shimmer of Tampa's Latin region to the scorching streets of Cuba. reside by means of evening is a riveting epic layered with a various forged of unswerving buddies and callous enemies, tricky rumrunners and sultry femmes fatales, Bible-quoting evangelists and harsh Klansmen, all fighting for survival and their piece of the yankee dream. right now a sweeping love tale and a compelling saga of revenge, it's a spellbinding journey de strength of betrayal and redemption, song and homicide, that brings totally to existence a bygone period whilst sin was once reason for get together and vice was once a countrywide virtue.

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Download À l'abri du silence (La Fille du Pasteur Cullen, Tome 2) by Sonia Marmen PDF

By Sonia Marmen

Le ideal tome de l. a. Fille du Pasteur Cullen a remporté un vif succès au Québec et en France. Des dizaines de milliers de lecteurs ont succombé à ses charmes. Intrigues, amours, portrait d'époque richement documenté... tout y était pour qu'on le dépose à remorse, pressé d'en connaître l. a. suite. los angeles voici enfin ! Sonia Marmen revient en strength avec un moment tome aussi étonnant qu'émouvant. Elle nous plonge dans l. a. vie des membres de los angeles famille Seton, en plein XIXe siècle, captivante période où l. a. liberté devient l'enjeu de toutes les luttes.

Charlotte Seton est l. a. fille aînée de Francis Seton, chirurgien réputé d'Édimbourg, et de Dana Cullen, fille d'un pasteur presbytérien. Alors que des épreuves mettent en péril le mariage du couple, Charlotte fait son entrée dans le monde des grands. Elle se passionne pour l. a. technological know-how de son père en même temps que son cœur s'éveille aux émois de l'amour. Entêtée et curieuse, elle défiera plus d'une fois les interdits de l. a. société britannique du début du XIXe siècle. Il en résultera une suite d'évènements malheureux qui l. a. laisseront déçue de ce que lui offre l. a. vie et l'amèneront à s'interroger sur sa position dans un monde où elle ne voit d'espace que pour les hommes. Un séjour en Jamaïque, à los angeles plantation sucrière des Elliot, lui ouvrira de nouveaux horizons. Dans ce cadre exotique, elle vivra le bonheur du vertige amoureux. Mais l'ombre d'un mystery aircraft à Montpelier et Charlotte découvrira avec effroi que les Elliot sont prêts à tout pour le protéger...

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Download The Hawk and the Jewel (Kensington Chronicles, Book 1) by Lori Wick PDF

By Lori Wick

The 1st within the newly repackaged Kensington Chronicles sequence, The Hawk and the Jewel sweeps readers from the tapestried halls of Victorian England to the alabaster courts of Arabia. every person inspiration little Sunny had perished with woman Gallagher in storm–tossed seas off the Arabian coast, however the appealing little one have been came upon, taken to the palace of Darhabar, and raised because the ruler's personal baby. Now the emir, Ahmad Khan, is sending her domestic, and Sunny's doubtful, new lifestyles is totally in God's fingers. This vintage sequence, which has offered greater than 375,000 copies, has a clean, new glance certain to please Lori Wick's longtime fanatics and readers simply studying the treasure of an outstanding tale.

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Download El hombre que perseguía al tiempo by Diane Setterfield PDF

By Diane Setterfield

Al grajo le encanta que le cuenten una buena historia. Lleva cosechándolas desde que existen, desde que hay dioses, hombres y grajos. Y tiene buena memoria...
 
William acababa de cumplir diez años cuando consiguió los angeles admiración de todos los amigos: su ojo experto apuntó a un grajo que descansaba en un árbol lejano y, tras un instante de concentración, el tirachinas dio en el blanco. Nada grave, en apariencia; solo una chiquillada, pero a partir de entonces su vida cambió y William se propuso olvidar el pasado, trabajando duro para adelantarse al tiempo y a sus leyes. Los años fueron pasando y un hombre vestido de negro empezó a rondar a William en las circunstancias más trágicas. Nació así una extraña unión entre los dos caballeros y se inauguró en Londres una tienda espléndida, donde se exponían las telas y los complementos adecuados para el duelo de los difuntos. El negocio fue un éxito y durante un tiempo William pensó que su apuesta por el olvido period acertada, pero llegó un día en que un grajo muy negro surcó el techo acristalado del almacén: de golpe el pasado volvió, cargado de secretos y dispuesto a tomarse su venganza.

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Download The Charioteer by Mary Renault PDF

By Mary Renault

After enduring an harm at Dunkirk in the course of global warfare II, Laurie Odell is distributed to a rural veterans’ health facility in England to convalesce. There he befriends the younger, vibrant Andrew, a conscientious objector serving as an orderly. As they locate solace and companionship jointly within the idyllic atmosphere of the sanatorium, their friendship blooms right into a discreet, chaste romance. Then at some point, Ralph Lanyon, a mentor from Laurie’s schoolboy days, unexpectedly reappears in Laurie’s lifestyles, and attracts him right into a tight-knit social circle of world-weary homosexual males. Laurie is pressured to choose from the candy beliefs of innocence and the particular pleasures of expertise.

Originally released within the usa in 1959, The Charioteer is a daring, unapologetic portrayal of male homosexuality in the course of global struggle II that stands with Gore Vidal’s The urban and the Pillar and Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories as a enormous paintings in homosexual literature.

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Download Demelza (The Poldark Saga, Book 2) by Winston Graham PDF

By Winston Graham

Demelza is a heartwarming, gripping, and totally pleasing saga that brings to lifestyles an unforgettable forged of characters and one of many maximum love tales of our age.

An impoverished miner's daughter, Demelza Carne is now married to Ross Poldark, who as soon as rescued her from a fairground brawl. Her efforts to evolve to the methods of the gentry—and her husband—place her in hilarious and embarrassing occasions, wherein she turns into self guaranteed, mannered and beautiful, and the delivery of her first baby brings a pleasure she by no means skilled before.

But tragedy moves the place least anticipated, and sows the seeds of a permanent contention for Ross Poldark and the strong George Warleggan, and exams Ross and Demelza's marriage and their love...

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By Toni Blake

Welcome to future, Ohio—where coming domestic capacity discovering your precise middle and even perhaps your real love Tessa Sheridan got here crawling again to her old fashioned place of origin of future after her big-city inside layout occupation crumbled. not basically needs to she fight to make ends meet, yet she has to cope with a biker round the corner and the roar of Harleys shattering the serenity of her cabin within the woods by means of Whisper Falls. Worse nonetheless, her attractive, undesirable boy neighbor makes her suppose breathless and weak—and shy, petite Tessa is aware what a tremendous mistake it might be to become involved with an individual so . . . risky. they are saying that former youngster insurgent fortunate Romo has a dismal, mystery past—that he’s hassle with a capital "T." nonetheless, Tessa feels all tingly while she sees how good he fills out a couple of tight denims. And whilst fortunate invitations her into his international, she is aware the serious warmth sparking among them could lead on her someplace wild and lovely . . . and, definite, harmful!

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