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The Twelfth Enchantment

Author : David Liss
ISBN : 9781588369628
Genre : Fiction
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Lucy Derrick is a young woman of good breeding and poor finances. After the death of her beloved father, she becomes the unwanted boarder of her tyrannical uncle, fending off marriage to a local mill owner. But just as she is resigned to a life of misery, a handsome stranger—the poet and notorious rake Lord Byron—arrives at her house, stricken by what seems to be a curse, and with a cryptic message for Lucy. With England on the cusp of revolution, Lucy inexplicably finds herself awakened to a world where magic and mortals collide, and the forces of ancient nature and modern progress are at war for the soul of England . . . and the world. The key to victory may be connected to a cryptic volume whose powers of enchantment are unbounded. Now, challenged by ruthless enemies with ancient powers at their command, Lucy must harness newfound mystical skills to preserve humanity’s future. And enthralled by two exceptional men with designs on her heart, she must master her own desires to claim the destiny she deserves. Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more.

Die Teufelsgesellschaft

Author : David Liss
ISBN : 9783961481972
Genre : Fiction
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Ein Netz von Intrigen: Der historische Kriminalroman „Die Teufelsgesellschaft“ vom internationalen Bestsellerautor David Liss jetzt bei dotbooks. London, 1722: Er ist der Mann, der selbst den finsteren Kerkern von Newgate entkommen konnte, doch nun liegt sein Schicksal in der Hand des skrupellosen Jerome Cobb. Ben Weaver soll für ihn zum Spion werden – und die mächtigste Handelsgesellschaft der Welt untergraben. Doch Ben ist nicht der Einzige, der einem Geheimnis auf der Spur ist, das die Grundfesten der East India Company erschüttern könnte. Inmitten von Ränkespielen und tödlichen Intrigen versucht Ben, seine wertvollen Informationen in die richtigen Hände zu spielen. Doch welchen Preis hat die furchtbare Wahrheit? „Mit Benjamin Weaver hat David Liss einen facettenreichen Protagonisten und eine großartige Erzählstimme geschaffen.“ The New York Sun Jetzt als eBook kaufen und genießen: Der historische Kriminalroman „Die Teufelsgesellschaft“ bietet einen brandneuen Fall für Privatdetektiv Ben Weaver von Bestsellerautor David Liss. Wer liest, hat mehr vom Leben: dotbooks – der eBook-Verlag.

History Of English Poetry From The Twelfth To The Close Of The Sixteen Century

Author : Thomas Warton
ISBN : PRNC:32101037977400
Genre : English poetry
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Author : Katherine Howe
ISBN : 9780698158412
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane comes a chilling mystery—Prep meets The Crucible. It’s senior year at St. Joan’s Academy, and school is a pressure cooker. College applications, the battle for valedictorian, deciphering boys’ texts: Through it all, Colleen Rowley and her friends are expected to keep it together. Until they can’t. First it’s the school’s queen bee, Clara Rutherford, who suddenly falls into uncontrollable tics in the middle of class. Her mystery illness quickly spreads to her closest clique of friends, then more students and symptoms follow: seizures, hair loss, violent coughing fits. St. Joan’s buzzes with rumor; rumor blossoms into full-blown panic. Soon the media descends on Danvers, Massachusetts, as everyone scrambles to find something, or someone, to blame. Pollution? Stress? Or are the girls faking? Only Colleen—who’s been reading The Crucible for extra credit—comes to realize what nobody else has: Danvers was once Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago . . . Inspired by true events—from seventeenth-century colonial life to the halls of a modern-day high school—Conversion casts a spell. With her signature wit and passion, New York Times bestselling author Katherine Howe delivers an exciting and suspenseful novel, a chilling mystery that raises the question, what’s really happening to the girls at St. Joan’s?

Virtually True

Author : Adam L. Penenberg
Genre : Fiction
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"A literary thrill ride operated by complex and memorable characters . . . a plot worthy of Philip K. Dick, William Gibson, and Martin Cruz Smith." The murder of a friend. Conspiracy on a global scale. A near-future, dystopic world run by corporations, where nothing is as it seems and everything is part of something else. Technology and everyday life are inseparable, and information is a weapon that can save your life--or kill you. Exiled to a damp Southeast Asian republic, journalist True Ailey relentlessly searches the war-ravaged peninsula for the killers and the truth. Virtually True, by award-winning journalist Adam Penenberg, is a non-stop roller-coaster ride for the mind. Now boarding.

History Of English Poetry From The Twelfth To The Close Of The Sixteenth Century

Author : Thomas Warton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105047974204
Genre : English poetry
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Himalayan Enchantment

Author : Francis Kingdon Ward
ISBN : 0906026229
Genre : Botanists
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The last of the great plant hunters, Frank Kingdon-Ward undertook 25 major expeditions over a period of nearly 50 years, and collected and numbered more than 23,000 plants. English gardens are still enriched by the poppies, lilies, primulas, rhododendrons and many other plants that he introduced.

Dangerous Enchantment Mills Boon Modern

Author : Anne Mather
ISBN : 9781472097521
Genre : Fiction
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Mills & Boon are excited to present The Anne Mather Collection – the complete works by this classic author made available to download for the very first time! These books span six decades of a phenomenal writing career, and every story is available to read unedited and untouched from their original release. A crush from a far...

Der Kaffeeh Ndler

Author : David Liss
ISBN : 9783961481453
Genre : Fiction
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Für alle Freunde packender historischer Kriminalromane: „Der Kaffeehändler“ vom internationalen Bestsellerautor David Liss bei dotbooks. Amsterdam, Mitte des 17. Jahrhunderts: Nach dem Sieg über Spanien ist die Stadt zum pulsierenden Handelszentrum aufgestiegen. Auch der jüdische Geschäftsmann Miguel Lienzo flieht vor der Inquisition in die niederländische Hauptstadt und sucht sein Glück an der Börse – doch nach anfänglichen Erfolgen verliert er alles. Erst als ihm die junge und einflussreiche Witwe Geertruid Damhuis anbietet, in den florierenden Kaffeehandel einzusteigen, wittert er erneut seine Chance. Aber Miguel hat nicht mit den Intrigen eines kaltblütigen Konkurrenten gerechnet, der zu allem bereit ist ... „Ein brillanter historischer Wirtschaftskrimi!“ San Francisco Chronicle Jetzt als eBook kaufen und genießen: Nach „Die Papierverschwörung“ nun der neue Roman von Bestsellerautor David Liss. Wer liest, hat mehr vom Leben: dotbooks – der eBook-Verlag.

Rites Of The Republic

Author : Mark Ingram
ISBN : 9781442693791
Genre : Social Science
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In this fascinating exploration of citizenship and the politics of culture in contemporary France, Ingram examines two theatre troupes in Provence: one based in a small town in the rural part of the Vaucluse region, and the other an urban project in Marseille, France's most culturally diverse city. Both troupes are committed to explicitly civic goals in the tradition of citizens' theatre. Focusing on the personal stories of the theatre artists in these two troupes, and the continuities between their narratives, their performances, and the national discourse directed by the Ministry of Culture, Ingram examines the ways in which these artists interpret universalistic ideals underlying both art and the Republic in their theatrical work. In the process he charts the evolution of new models for society and citizenship in a rapidly changing France.

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