Download E-books Glory over Everything PDF

By Kathleen Grissom

The newest New York Times bestseller from the writer of the cherished e-book membership favourite The Kitchen House is a middle racing tale a few man’s treacherous trip during the twists and turns of the Underground Railroad on a challenge to avoid wasting the boy he swore to guard. Glory Over Everything is “gripping…breathless till the top” (Kirkus Reviews).

The yr is 1830 and Jamie Pyke, a celebrated silversmith and infamous girls’ guy, is maintaining a perilous mystery. Passing as a prosperous white aristocrat in Philadelphian society, Jamie is now dwelling a existence he may by no means have imagined years sooner than while he used to be a runaway slave, son of a southern black slave and her grasp. yet Jamie’s rigorously built global is threatened whilst he discovers that his married socialite lover, Caroline, is pregnant and his loved servant Pan, to whose father Jamie owes his personal freedom, has been captured and bought into slavery within the South.

Fleeing the results of his deceptions, Jamie embarks on a visit to a North Carolina plantation to avoid wasting Pan from the existence he himself slightly escaped as a boy. With assistance from a fearless slave, Sukey, who has taken the terrified younger boy less than her wing, Jamie navigates their means, racing opposed to time and their ruthless pursuers throughout the Virginia backwoods, the Underground Railroad, and the treacherous nice Dismal Swamp.

“Kathleen Grissom is a prime storyteller…she observes with an unwavering yet sort eye, and he or she bestows upon the reader, amid negative secrets and techniques and sin, a present of mercy: the assumption that desire can overcome hell” (Richmond occasions Dispatch). Glory Over Everything is an emotionally profitable and epic novel “filled with romance, villains, violence, braveness, compassion…and suspense.” (Florida Courier).

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Download E-books Revenger: A Novel of Tudor Intrigue PDF

By Rory Clements

In his seriously acclaimed debut mystery, Martyr, Rory Clements brought readers to the unforgettable John Shakespeare, leader intelligencer to Queen Elizabeth I and older brother to Will.

Now, 5 years later, the Queen wishes Shakespeare’s companies once again. not just is England nonetheless at struggle with Spain, yet her courtroom is riven by means of savage infighting between formidable younger courtiers.

Shakespeare is summoned by way of Elizabeth’s chilly yet lethal Privy Councillor Sir Robert Cecil and ordered to adopt associated missions: to enquire the secret of the doomed Roanoke colony in North America—Sir Walter Ralegh’s folly—and to secret agent on Cecil’s rival, the rushing Earl of Essex.

Essex is the brightest big name within the firmament, the Queen’s favourite. but if Shakespeare enters Essex’s dissolute international, he discovers not just that the Queen herself is at risk, yet that he and his kin also are pursuits. With a scourge devastating the rustic, Catholics dealing with persecution and martyrdom by the hands of an notorious torturer, and John’s personal spouse, Catherine, in all probability conserving a priest—Shakespeare has his personal survival to safe, in addition to that of his fading yet nonetheless feisty Queen.

Filled with the flavour and proof of a tumultuous time in English historical past, Revenger is a gorgeous novel of savage rivalries and reprisals from an writer quickly turning into a identified grasp of historic suspense.

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Download E-books The Valiant Sailors: Vol 1 (The Phillip Hazard Novels) PDF

By V. A. Stuart

Sailing underneath the ominous cloud of conflict among Turkey and Russia, the frigate Trojan is on her method to the Black Sea, wearing on board a mysterious passenger, a tender lady whose identification needs to be hid via orders of the Admiralty. even supposing First Lieutenant Phillip possibility is captivated through the fascinating younger girl, he has a much more urgent trouble: the Trojan's captain is a sadistic despot—and fairly potentially insane.

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Download E-books Death is in the Air: A Manor House Mystery PDF

By Kate Kingsbury

While a German pilot escapes into the woods close to Manor condo, woman Elizabeth Hartleigh Compton insists that the pilot is not anything greater than a innocuous, worried younger boy. but if an area woman is located murdered the very day the pilot disappears, Elizabeth is within the thick of a murderous litter, combing for clues and looking for solutions.

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Download E-books Hawke: Vendetta Trail (Hawke (HarperTorch Paperback)) PDF

By Robert Vaughan

Mason Hawke simply desires to be left on my own. Born with a musician's palms, Hawke has spent the previous decade utilizing his lightning–quick palms to deal loss of life rather than tunes, relocating from one city to the subsequent hoping to mute the voices of the lifeless that constantly ring in his ears. yet whereas enjoying piano in a two–bit saloon in Nebraska, Hawke witnesses a few roughnecks gun down a chum of his, and some seconds later, the killer falls, by way of Hawke's hand. To honor his lifeless buddy, Hawke travels to her domestic in New Orleans, yet hassle turns out to stick to Mason Hawke like a hungry puppy, and inside days, he has positioned a bullet right into a gun–toting thief.

yet what must have been an easy act of justice turns into the start of a hunt. the fellow who Hawke shot used to be a part of a enterprise, a part of a bunch, and that workforce is now made up our minds to take revenge on Mason Hawke. That final track in Nebraska begun a path that will take him on a winding street, to New Orleans, Missouri, and at last Kansas, ahead of the vendetta that begun in Nebraska can eventually be positioned to rest.

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Download E-books Oh, Play That Thing PDF

By Roddy Doyle

It truly is 1924, and long island is the centre of the universe. Henry clever, at the run from Dublin, falls on his toes. he's a good-looking guy with a sandwich board, at the back of which he stashes hooch for the speakeasies of the reduce East aspect. He catches the eye of the mobsters who run the district and shortly there are eyes on his again and males within the shadows. it's time to depart, for an additional America...Chicago is wild and new, and latest of all is the song. livid, wild, satisfied tune performed by way of a guy with a trumpet and bleeding lips referred to as Louis Armstrong. His song is all over, coming from each open door, each phonograph. yet Armstrong is a prisoner of his color; there are areas a black guy can't cross, issues he can't do. Armstrong wishes a guy, a white guy, and the guy he chooses is Henry shrewdpermanent.

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Download E-books Some Lie and Some Die (An Inspector Wexford Mystery) PDF

By Ruth Rendell

A mutilated physique discovered at a rock festival.

In spite of dire predictions, the rock competition in Kingsmarkham going off with out a hitch, till the hideously disfigured physique is chanced on in a close-by quarry. and shortly Wexford is investigating the hyperlinks among an area woman long gone undesirable and a charismatic singer who conjures up an unwholesome devotion in his fans. Some Lie and a few Die is a devilishly soaking up novel, within which Wexford's deductive powers arise opposed to the aloof vanity of dad stardom.  

With her Inspector Wexford novels, Ruth Rendell, winner of the secret Writers of the USA Grand grasp Award, has additional layers of intensity, realism and unease to the vintage English secret. For the canny, tireless, and unflappable policeman is an unblinking observer of human nature, whose research has taught him that less than convinced situations the main not likely everyone is in a position to the main appalling crimes.

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