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Penance Of The Damned

Author : Peter Tremayne
ISBN : 9781250119650
Genre : Fiction
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Ireland, AD 671. King Colgú of Cashel is shocked to learn that his loyal Chief Bishop and advisor has been murdered in the old enemy fortress of the Uí Fidgente. When word reaches Cashel that the culprit will be executed under new law, a larger conflict looms. Dispatched to investigate, Fidelma and her companion Eadulf discover that the man facing punishment is Gormán—commander of the King’s bodyguard. But Fidelma cannot believe Gormán would carry out such an act—and yet he was found locked in a chamber with the body, weapon in hand. The evidence is stacked against him. If they are to exonerate Gormán and keep the peace between the kingdoms, Fidelma and Eadulf must find the true culprit. As the threat of war looms, the date of execution drawers ever closer...

The Damned And The Elect

Author : Friedrich Ohly
ISBN : 0521154669
Genre : History
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A comparative cultural history of figures such as oedipus, Judas and Faust, from antiquity to modern times.


Author : R. Craig Henderson
ISBN : 9781682223024
Genre : Fiction
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A stray rifle bullet brings Lieutenant Colonel Paul Richter's military career to an ignoble end. A man without a future, Richter is approached by an old friend from his military past with an offer to teach high school in a small town in rural South Georgia. Richter soon learns that educating sullen American teenagers is not his biggest challenge, as he finds himself at odds with the local crime boss and a shadowy priest who has big plans for this small community. As Richter gets drawn in to confronting them and resurrecting skills he thought he no longer needed, he begins to wonder if there was more to this offer than just a teaching job. He has finally found work that he enjoys, a place to call home, and the love of an extraordinary woman. Now, if only criminals and terrorists were not trying to kill him...

The Commandments And Sacraments Explained In Fifty Two Discourses To Which Is Added King Henry The Eight S Defence Of The Seven Sacraments Against Martin Luther

Author : John HORNIHOLD (Bishop of Philomel.)
ISBN : BL:A0021922548
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Penance For Jerry Kennedy

Author : George V. Higgins
ISBN : 9780307947321
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A fast-paced, witty and authentic novel that transports the reader into the exhilarating world of crime and chicanery that defines the life of Boston lawyer, Jerry Kennedy. Heretofore successful lawyer Jerry Kennedy, our classy yet sleazy protagonist, finds himself grasping at straws when his world begins to crumble around him. His accountant jailed, his wife giving him the silent treatment, his mentor and friend, Frank McDonald, curiously unresponsive, Jerry grapples with public slander dealt him by an unjust judge as well as the prospect of being investigated by the IRS. Cut off from his usual sources of support, Jerry finds himself in the grasp of tough, opaque, and demanding attorney, Bertram Magazu. At a loss for what to expect, Jerry Kennedy senses it’s definitely trouble time. With crackling dialogue and biting humor, Penance for Jerry Kennedy paints a picture of the Boston underworld in which risk is the name of the game.

Die Wahrheit Ist Der L Ge Tod

Author : Peter Tremayne
ISBN : 9783841214201
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„Eine brillante und bezaubernde Heldin. Unheimlich anziehend.“ Publishers Weekly. Fidelma möchte die Sommerferien bei einer Freundin im Norden Irlands verbringen. Als sie die Burg der Familie erreicht, muss sie erfahren, dass die Freundin verschwunden ist und ihre Eltern sie bereits für tot halten. Fidelma nimmt gegen allen Widerstand, der vor allem von der Stiefmutter kommt, die Ermittlungen auf. Sechs spannende Abenteuer von Fidelma, die schon in jungen Jahren ihre hohe Begabung als geschickte und kluge Ermittlerin zeigt. „Gegen Schwester Fidelma kommen selbst die besten Kommissare der Gegenwart nur äußerst schwer an.“ Literaturmarkt.

Night Of The Lightbringer

Author : Peter Tremayne
ISBN : 9781472238689
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Sister Fidelma returns in a brand new Celtic mystery by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed author of THE SECOND DEATH and PENANCE OF THE DAMNED. Ireland, AD 671. On the eve of the pagan feast of Samhain, Brother Edulf and the warrior, Aidan, discover a man murdered in an unlit pyre in the heart of Cashel. He has been dressed in the robes of a religieux and killed by the ritualistic 'three deaths'. When a strange woman known as Brancheó appears in a raven-feather cloak foretelling of ancient gods returning to exact revenge upon the mortal world, she is quickly branded a suspect. But in their search for the killer, Sister Fidelma and Eadulf will soon discover a darker shadow looming over the fortress. For their investigation is linked to a book stolen from the Papal Secret Archives which could destroy the New Faith in the Five Kingdoms...and Fidelma herself will come up against mortal danger before the case is unravelled.

Music In Art

Author : Alberto Ausoni
ISBN : 9780892369652
Genre : Art
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From ancient sculptures to Renaissance paintings & modern art, this volume explores the depiction of music, musical instruments & musical performance in Western art through the ages.


Author : David Housewright
ISBN : 9781453239568
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Edgar Award winner: A Minneapolis PI investigates the murder of the man who killed his wife. Holland Taylor is comfortable in interrogation rooms. For years, the cold dark cells of the Minneapolis homicide squad were his turf, and with the help of his partner, he wrung confessions out of countless killers. But that was long ago. Tonight Taylor’s on the other side of the desk. Tonight he’s the suspect. Taylor’s career in the department ended after his wife and daughter were killed in a drunk driving accident. The culprit, John Brown, was sentenced to a measly six years for vehicular manslaughter, and Taylor vowed bloody vengeance in front of open court. After a few months of freedom, Brown is shot dead, and Taylor, now a private investigator, is called in as the obvious suspect. He didn’t kill John Brown, but he’ll find out who did—even if it means tearing Minneapolis apart from the inside out.

The Vampire Chronicles Collection

Author : Anne Rice
ISBN : 9780307762542
Genre : Fiction
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The hypnotic, deeply seductive novels of Anne Rice have captivated millions of fans around the world. It all began a quarter of a century ago with Interview with the Vampire. Now, in one chilling volume, here are the first three classic novels of The Vampire Chronicles. INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Witness the confessions of a vampire. A novel of mesmerizing beauty and astonishing force, it is a story of danger and flight, love and loss, suspense and resolution, and the extraordinary power of the senses. “A magnificent, compulsively readable thriller . . . Anne Rice begins where Bram Stoker and the Hollywood versions leave off and penetrates directly to the true fascination of the myth–the education of the vampire.” –Chicago Tribune THE VAMPIRE LESTAT Once an aristocrat from pre-revolutionary France, now a rock star in the decadent 1980s, Lestat rushes through the centuries seeking to fathom the mystery of his existence. His is a mesmerizing story–passionate and thrilling. “Frightening, sensual . . . A psychological, mythological sojourn . . . Anne Rice will live on through the ages of literature. . . . To read her is to become giddy as if spinning through the mind of time.” –San Francisco Chronicle QUEEN OF THE DAMNED Akasha, the queen of the damned, has risen from a six-thousand-year sleep to let loose the powers of the night. She has a marvelously devious plan to “save” mankind–in this vivid novel of the erotic, electrifying world of the undead. “With The Queen of the Damned, Anne Rice has created universes within universes, traveling back in time as far as ancient, pre-pyramidic Egypt and journeying from the frozen mountain peaks of Nepal to the crowded, sweating streets of southern Florida.” –Los Angeles Times From the Trade Paperback edition.

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