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By Julie Orringer

Paris, 1937. Andras Lévi, a Hungarian-Jewish structure scholar, arrives from Budapest with a scholarship, a unmarried suitcase, and a mysterious letter he promised to convey. but if he falls right into a complex courting with the letter's recipient, he turns into aware of a mystery that might adjust the process his--and his family's--history. From the small Hungarian city of Konyár to the grand opera homes of Budapest and Paris, from the depression of Carpathian iciness to an unbelievable existence in exertions camps, The Invisible Bridge tells the tale of a kin shattered and remade in history's darkest hour.

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By Danielle Steel

Opposed to the backdrop of the Russian Revolution and global warfare I Europe, Zoya, younger cousin to the Tsar, flees St. Petersburg to Paris to discover safeguard. Her complete global endlessly replaced, she faces tough instances and joins the Ballet Russe in Paris. after which, while existence is type to her, Zoya strikes directly to a brand new and glittering lifestyles in ny. the times of ease are all too short because the melancholy moves, and she or he loses every little thing once more. it really is her occupation, and the guy she meets during it, which eventually retailer her, as she rebuilds her existence during the conflict years and past. And it really is her relatives that involves suggest every little thing to her. From the roaring twenties to the 1980's, Zoya is still an extraordinary and lively lady whose legacy will survive.

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Download The Custom of the Army: An Outlander Novella by Diana Gabaldon PDF

By Diana Gabaldon

Diana Gabaldon, bestselling writer of the acclaimed Outlander sequence, weaves an engrossing story of battle, heritage, and suspense during this unique novella--now on hand as a standalone e-book--featuring returning hero Lord John Grey.

London, 1759. After a excessive society electric-eel celebration results in a duel that ends badly, Lord John gray feels the necessity to lie low for your time. with ease, earlier than beginning his new fee in His Majesty's military, Lord John gets an pressing summons. An previous buddy from the army, Charlie Carruthers, is dealing with court-martial in Canada, and has known as upon Lord John to function his personality witness. gray voyages to the recent World--a land rife with savages (many of them on his personal aspect) and cleft through war--where he quickly reveals that he needs to protect not just his friend's lifestyles yet his personal.

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Download The White Queen (The Cousins' War, Book 1) by Philippa Gregory PDF

By Philippa Gregory

The muse for the seriously acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen, no 1 manhattan occasions bestselling writer Philippa Gregory brings to lifestyles the intense tale of Elizabeth Woodville, a lady who rises from obscurity to develop into Queen of britain, and alterations the process background forever.

Elizabeth Woodville is a girl of impressive good looks and ambition. Her mom is Jacquetta, often referred to as the magical woman of the rivers, and he or she is much more made up our minds to deliver energy and wealth to the kinfolk line. whereas using within the woods at some point, Elizabeth captures the attentions of the newly topped King Edward IV and, regardless of her universal upbringing, marries him in secret.

When she is raised as much as be his queen, the English courtroom is outraged, yet Elizabeth rises to the calls for of her exalted place and fights for her family’s dominance. but regardless of her top efforts, or even with assistance from her mother’s powers, her sons turn into pawns in a recognized unsolved secret that has confounded historians for hundreds of years: the misplaced princes within the Tower of London.

In this surprising account of the lethal Wars of the Roses, brother activates brother to win the final word prize: the throne of britain.

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Download The Memory House (Honey Ridge, Book 1) by Linda Goodnight PDF

By Linda Goodnight

Thoughts of motherhood and marriage are clean for Julia Presley--though tragedy took away either years in the past. discovering convenience within the regimen of operating the Peach Orchard hotel, she shall we the old, mysterious position fill the voids of affection and kinfolk. not more excitement of a man's light kiss. not more pleasure in listening to a toddler name her Mommy. lifestyles is calm, unchanging...until a stranger with a tender boy and soul-deep secrets and techniques exhibits up in her Tennessee city and disrupts the loneliness of her world.

Julia suspects there's extra to Eli Donovan's earlier than his motherless son, Alex. There's a cause he's chasing redemption and bent on incomes it with a brand new starting in Honey Ridge. delivering the guarded guy paintings renovating the resort, she glimpses a person who--like her--has a center wanting recovery. yet with the opportunity discovery of a dusty stack of affection letters buried in the lining of an previous trunk, the long-dead ghosts of a Civil warfare romance envelop Julia and Eli, connecting them to the inn's violent historical past and not easy them either to probability dealing with yesterday's darkness for a destiny shiny with desire and therapeutic.

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By Georgette Heyer

Georgette Heyer had a handful of unforgettable heroines, of which Arabella is among the such a lot engaging.

Daughter of a modest state clergyman, Arabella Tallant is on her approach to London while her carriage breaks down open air the searching resort of the rich Mr. Robert Beaumaris. Her delight stung whilst she overhears a comment of her host's, Arabella pretends to be an heiress, a pretense that deeply amuses the jaded Beau. To counter her white lie, Beaumaris launches her into excessive society and thereby topics her to all types of fortune hunters and different embarrassments.

When compassionate Arabella rescues such unlucky creatures as a mistreated chimney sweep and a mixed-breed mongrel, she foists them upon Beaumaris, who reveals he particularly enjoys the position of rescuer and is quickly given the chance to turn out his worthy within the individual of Arabella's impetuous younger brother...

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By Robert Elmer

Whilst nurse Hanne Abrahamsen unexpectedly shields Steffen Petersen from a nosy Gestapo agent, she’s confident the Lutheran pastor is inquisitive about the Danish Underground. not anything should be farther from the reality. yet fact is difficult to return by means of within the fall of 1943, whilst Copenhagen is put below Martial legislations and Denmark’s Jews—including Hanne—suddenly face deportation to the Nazi criminal camp at Terezin, Czechoslovakia. Days darken and risk mounts. Steffen’s religion deepens as he is taking better hazards to guard Hanne. yet are both of them prepared to pay the final word expense for his or her love?

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Download A Blaze of Glory: A Novel of the Battle of Shiloh by Jeff Shaara PDF

By Jeff Shaara

"[An] intriguing learn . . . [Jeff] Shaara returns to the U.S. Civil conflict during this first e-book of a brand new trilogy. . . . This novel is meticulously researched and brings a shiny truth to the historic occasions depicted."--Library Journal


Spring 1862. The accomplice military within the West teeters near to cave in. normal Albert Sidney Johnston is pressured to desert the severe urban of Nashville and rally his troops in protection of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. sizzling on Johnston's path are of the Union's top generals: Ulysses provide and Don Carlos Buell. If their mixed forces can overwhelm Johnston's military and catch the railroad, the warfare within the West most likely could be over. There's only one challenge: Johnston is familiar with of the Union plans and is poised to release an audacious shock assault on Grant's encampment--a small payment in southwestern Tennessee anchored by means of a humble church named Shiloh.

Drawing on meticulous examine, Jeff Shaara dramatizes the main judgements of the commanders on each side of the conflict--and brings to lifestyles the junior officials, conscripts, and enlisted males who gave their taken with the reason. With gorgeous immediacy, Shaara takes us contained in the maelstrom of Shiloh as no novelist has before.

"Brilliant . . . riveting . . . a piece to be embraced."--Bookreporter

Includes a preview of Jeff Shaara's subsequent Civil struggle novel, A Chain of Thunder.

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Download Lady Thief by Kay Hooper PDF

By Kay Hooper

Expensive Reader,

As so much of you recognize via now, i used to be fortunate adequate to start my profession writing modern sequence romances. What you could now not recognize, besides the fact that, is that my first actual novel was once historical'a Regency romance. The surroundings of Regency England is favourite between romance writers, simply because we view it'thanks mostly to Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer'as an age of lords and girls, of glittering balls and haute couture, the place the principles of Society have been very rigorously set out and have been anticipated to be obeyed. Love tales healthy that mannered, gleaming age like a glove. Being me, after all, I needed to tweak either the principles and conventions of Regency England for my very own forays there.

And so, in Lady Thief, I provide you with Jennifer Courtenay, whose beautiful face hides a perilous mystery either Society and the Duke of Spencer are decided to discover. A mystery which could price her her lifestyles. And within the Regency-set novella 'Masquerade,' I supply Cassandra Eden, who hides a much diversified form of mystery from the notorious Earl of Sheffield while destiny lands her unexpectedly on his doorstep one snowy night. i'm hoping you take pleasure in girl Thief, written in 1980, and 'Masquerade,' the novella written nearly fifteen years later'both offered right here precisely as they have been initially released. I ask in basic terms that you simply please keep in mind that i used to be a tiny baby while i started my writing occupation, rarely tall adequate to arrive the keyboard.


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By Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead’s eagerly awaited and triumphantly acclaimed new novel is on one point a multifaceted retelling of the tale of John Henry, the black steel-driver who died outracing a desktop designed to exchange him. On one other point it’s the tale of a disaffected, middle-aged black journalist on a venture to set a list for junketeering who attends the once a year John Henry Days competition. it's also a high-velocity thrill trip throughout the tunnel the place American legend supplies solution to American popular culture, replete with p. r. flacks, stamp creditors, blues males , and turn-of-the-century track pluggers. John Henry Days is an acrobatic, intellectually excellent, and laugh-out-loud humorous booklet that may be learn and mentioned for future years.

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