Year of publication: 2008
Marie Brennan MIDNIGHT NEVER COME This book is dedicated to two groups of people. To the players of Memento: Jennie Kaye, Avery Liell-Kok, Ryan Conner, and Heather Goodman. And to their characters, whose ghosts still haunt this story: Rowan Scott, Sabbeth, Erasmus Fleet, and Wessamina Hammercrank. Prologue THE TOWER OF LONDON: March 1554 Fitful drafts of chill air blew in through the cruciform windows of the Bell Tower, and the fire did little to combat them. The chamber was ill lit, just wan ...
Keywords: 1558-1603 Courts and courtiers Elizabeth Great Britain
Year of publication: 2006
KENILWORTH. by Sir Walter Scott, Bart. INTRODUCTION A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting her sister and her foe, the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have approached the task with the same feelings for the candid Robertson himself confesses having felt the prejudices with which a Scottishman is tempted to regard the subject and what so liberal a historian avows, ...
Keywords: 1532?-1560 -- Fiction 1532?-1588 -- Fiction 1558-1603 -- Fiction Amy Robsart Dudley Earl of England) -- Fiction Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth Historical fiction Kenilworth Castle (Kenilworth Lady Leicester Robert Dudley
Doris May Lessing
Year of publication: 1972
Doris Lessing The Temptation of Jack Orkney His father was dying. It was a telegram, saying also: YOU UNOBTAINABLE TELEPHONE. He had been on the telephone since seven that morning. It was the housekeeper who had sent the telegram. Did Mrs Markham not know that she could have asked the telephone authorities to interrupt his conversations for an urgent message The irritation of the organizer who is manipulating intractable people and events now focussed on Mrs Markham, but he tried to alleviate it ...
Keywords: temptation of jack orkney walter kenting mona elizabeth carry rosemary missis markham