Keywords: Historical

The Signature of All Things: A Novel

The Signature of All Things: A Novel


Elizabeth Gilbert

ISBN: 9780670024858
Year of publication: 2013

The Signature of ThingsElizabeth Gilbert For my grandmother Maude Edna Morcomb Olson in honor of her hundredth birthday What life is, we know not. What life does, we know well. LORD PERCEVAL Prologue Alma Whittaker, born with the century, slid into our world on the fifth of January, 1800. Swiftlynearly immediatelyopinions began to form around her. Almas mother, upon viewing the infant for the first time, felt quite satisfied with the outcome. Beatrix Whittaker had suffered poor luck thus far ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Literary
The Orpheus Legacy

The Orpheus Legacy


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Rob Jones The Orpheus Legacy Other Titles by Rob Jones The Joe Hawke Series The Vault of Poseidon Joe Hawke 1 Thunder God Joe Hawke 2 The Tomb of Eternity Joe Hawke 3 The Curse of Medusa Joe Hawke 4 Valhalla Gold Joe Hawke 5 The Aztec Prophecy Joe Hawke 6 The Secret of Atlantis Joe Hawke 7 The Lost City Joe Hawke 8 The Sword of Fire Joe Hawke 9 The Kings Tomb Joe Hawke 10 Land of the Gods Joe Hawke 11 The Orpheus Legacy Joe Hawke 12 The Cairo Sloane Series Plagues of the Seven Angels Cairo ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
The Tale of Hill Top Farm

The Tale of Hill Top Farm


Susan Wittig Albert

ISBN: 9780425201015
Year of publication: 2005

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Acknowledgements DedicationChapter 1 - Miss Tolliver Departs Chapter 2 - Miss Potter Arrives Chapter 3 - A Town Mouse Meets a Country Cat Chapter 4 - Losses, Mix-Ups, and Confusions Chapter 5 - Miss Potter Surveys Her Domain Chapter 6 - Dimity Woodcock Serves Tea Chapter 7 - Tabitha Twitchit Has a Bright Idea Chapter 8 - Charlie Hotchkiss Has News Chapter 9 - Myrtle Crabbe Makes a Dreadful Discovery Chapter 10 - Miss Potter Faces Facts Chapter 11 - ...

Keywords: Adult Cozy Mysteries Fantasy Historical Mystery
Amber

Amber


Stephan Collishaw

ISBN: 9781910570012
Year of publication: 2015

Stephan Collishaw AMBER For Marija Prologue Heres a tale, Vassily said, his hand stroking his thick dark beard. There was a trader from Egypt who had in his possession a beautiful jewel. He arrived at the court of Timor the Lame in Samarkand. Amir Timor was away in battle and so it was to his wife, the young queen, that the trader was introduced. When the wife of the Amir Timor first laid eyes upon the jewel the Egyptian was carrying, she knew she must have it to present as a gift to her husband ...

Keywords: Afghan War contemporary fiction Historical Fiction Military
The Hunt for Excalibur

The Hunt for Excalibur


Christopher Cartwright

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Christopher Cartwright The Hunt for Excalibur Prologue Minamisma Harbor, Japan Friday, 11, March, 2011 The Hoshi Maru rode the sea off the north-eastern coastal waters of Japan with arrogant indifference. At a hundred and eighty feet in length, a beam of fifty, and a double layered hull of steel, it was difficult to imagine anything that would disturb the fishing trawler. Captain Itaru Katsuz grinned as his eyes swept the horizon. The dark swells shifted against one another like giant shards of ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
Ark Found

Ark Found


Rick Chesler

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2019

Rick Chesler Ark Found Prologue April 15, 1912 North Atlantic Ocean, aboard the R.M.S. Titanic Chronopoulos Dimitrios wondered why the band was still playing. Clearly, despite all the hoopla proclaiming it unsinkable, the great liner Titanic was sinking. Theyd struck an iceberg, hed heard. From his position above the port side Boat Deck, he watched the seven musicians play as though it was any other late night performance. But the angle of the deck now had a pronounced list to it. Chronopoulos ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
To Mend a Dream : A Southern Love Story

To Mend a Dream : A Southern Love Story


Tamera Alexander

ISBN: 9780529116130
Year of publication: 2015

To Mend a Dream A Southern Love Story To everyone who ever made a perfect plan, then had God change itfor the better. We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps. PROVERBS 16:9 NLT CHAPTER ONE Nashville, Tennessee June 13, 1870 WHAT SHE WOULDNT GIVE FOR THE CHANCE TO BE BACK IN that house again. If only for a day . . . Savannah Darby carefully refolded the stationery and tucked it back inside the drawer of her bedside table alongside the family Bibleand her impossible wish. This is ...

Keywords: Christian Fiction Historical Romance христианство
Soldier Dog

Soldier Dog


Sam Angus

ISBN: 9781447228172
Year of publication: 2012

Soldier Dog by Sam Angus For Cary PART I 13 May 1917 Lancashire Twelve hours had passed. Hed last seen her at eight that morning. Faint with exhaustion and hunger, Stanley sank down. How on earth could he find a creature lighter and quieter than the wind He called out to her but his voice was caught up and whisked away over the sedge grass. All day out searching hed seen only five dogs. There were fewer dogs in Longridge now, just as there was less of everything, because of the War. He rose and ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Animals General Historical Juvenile Fiction
Waterloo : The Bravest Man

Waterloo : The Bravest Man


Andrew Swanston

ISBN: 9780749019556
Year of publication: 2015

WATERLOO THE BRAVEST MAN ANDREW SWANSTON For my family AUTHORS NOTE Although this is a fictionalised account of the role played by James Macdonell and the Guards regiments in the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo and of the vital defence of the farm and chateau at Hougoumont, most of the characters in the story existed and much of it is true. Accounts, even contemporary accounts, of the battles vary. Where I have had to choose, I have chosen that which best suited the narrative. Where there ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical
Land of the Gods

Land of the Gods


Rob Jones

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

Rob Jones Land of the Gods CHAPTER ONE Davis Faulkner peered over the top of his stylish browline glasses, a sinister smirk slowly taking up residence on his lean, hungry face. I like it, Josh. I like it very much. Were sure we can make this stick, right Joshua Muston gave a curt nod to the Vice President. They were sitting in the VPs formal residence at 1 Observatory Circle two miles northwest of the White House. Almost low enough to touch, a heavy bank of slate-gray cloud was skidding over the ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mysteries Thriller
MJ-12: Endgame

MJ-12: Endgame


Michael J Martinez

ISBN: 9781597809719
Year of publication: 2018

Michael J. Martinez MJ-12: Endgame Books by Michael J. Martinez The Daedalus Series The Daedalus Incident The Enceladus Crisis The Venusian Gambit The Gravity of the Affair novella MAJESTIC-12 MJ-12: Inception MJ-12: Shadows MJ-12: Endgame Dedication This ones for Sara. Thanks for believing. Authors Note As with the other books in the MAJESTIC-12 series, this novel includes viewpoints and commentary in keeping with the early Cold War era of the setting. Thus, youll find characters dealing with ...

Keywords: Area 51 Espionage Fantasy Fiction Historical Majestic 12 Paranormal Supernatural Thriller
The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr

The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183151
Year of publication: 2012

CONTENTS CoverCopyrightEpigraphFamily TreesPrologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Chapter Ten Chapter Eleven Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Chapter Seventeen Chapter Eighteen Chapter Nineteen Chapter TwentyAuthors Note Acknowledgments Principal Works of Reference Reading Group Guide About the Author COPYRIGHT Copyright 2012 by Sandra Byrd All rights ...

Keywords: 16th Century England/Great Britain Fiction - Historical Royalty Tudors
To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn

To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183137
Year of publication: 2011

COPYRIGHTCopyright 2011 by Sandra ByrdAll rights reserved.For permissions information address Howard Books Subsidiary Rights Department, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020.First Howard Books trade paperback edition August 2011 Howard Books A Division of Simon Schuster, Inc. 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020 www.SimonandSchuster.com HOWARD and colophon are trademarks of Simon Schuster, Inc.Designed by Davina Mock-Maniscalco Manufactured in the United States of ...

Keywords: 16th Century England/Great Britain Fiction - Historical Royalty
Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I

Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183168
Year of publication: 2013

Praise for Sandra Byrd Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I In Roses Have Thorns, Sandra Byrd has given the reader another amazing heroine to tell the intimate story of Englands greatest queen, Elizabeth I. What a unique point of view and deeply moving story Helena von Snakenborg provides. Byrd is especially adept at blending political and private lives. This is a timeless womens friendship novel as well as a poignant love story to cherishboth the roses and the thorns. Karen Harper, New ...

Keywords: Christian Fiction General Historical Romance
Chasing Gold

Chasing Gold


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater Chasing Gold CHAPTER ONE Standing at a bare, undraped window, staring at the faade of the National Museum of American History where it let out onto Constitution Avenue wasnt quite Alicia Myles idea of a fun night. It was pitch black it was cold it was incredibly boring. Rob Russo, at her side, met her distant gaze with one of frustration. Cmon, Myles, its barely 22:00 hours. Cheer up, woman. Crap. That just makes it worse. Do you know how many different things I could be doing ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Archaeology Captain Henry Morgan Caribbean Historical Mysteries Mystery Pirates Thriller Treasure

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