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The Winter King

Author : Bernard Cornwell
ISBN : 9780141952123
Genre : Fiction
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From Bernard Cornwell, the international bestselling author and master of historical fiction. In the Dark Ages, a legendary warrior arises to unite a divided land . . . Uther, the High King of Britain, is dead. His only heir is the infant Mordred. Yet each of the country's lesser kings seek to claim the crown for themselves. While they squabble and spoil for war, a host of Saxon armies gather, preparing for invasion. But no one has counted on the fearsome warlord Arthur. Handed power by Merlin and pursuing a doomed romance with the beautiful Guinevere, Arthur knows he will struggle to unite the country - let alone hold back the Saxon enemy at the gates. Yet destiny awaits him . . . The first of Bernard Cornwell's Warlord Chronicles, The Winter King is a brilliant retelling of the Arthurian legend, combining myth, history and thrilling battlefield action. 'Of all the books I have written these are my favourites' Bernard Cornwell 'Spellbinding realism' The Times

The Winter King

Author : C. L. Wilson
ISBN : 9780062096661
Genre : Fiction
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An epic new fantasy romance from New York Times and USA Today bestselling author C. L. Wilson After three long years of war, starkly handsome Wynter Atrialan will have his vengeance on Summerlea's king by taking one of the man's beautiful, beloved daughters as his bride. But though peace is finally at hand, Wynter's battle with the Ice Heart, the dread power he embraced to avenge his brother's death, rages on. Khamsin Coruscate, Princess of Summerlea and summoner of Storms, has spent her life exiled to the shadows of her father's palace. Reviled by her father, marriage to Wintercraig's icy king was supposed to be a terrible punishment, but instead offers Kham her first taste of freedom—and her first taste of overwhelming passion. As fierce, indomitable Wynter weathers even Khamsin's wildest storms, surprising her with a tenderness she never expected, Kham wants more than Wynter's passion—she yearns for his love. But the power of the Ice Heart is growing, dangerous forces are gathering, and a devastating betrayal puts Khamsin and Wynter to the ultimate test.

The Winter King

Author : Alys Clare
ISBN : 9781780104942
Genre : Fiction
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All Saint’s Eve, 1211. An overweight but wealthy nobleman, desperate for an heir, dies at the celebration feast he’s thrown in his own hall. A natural death . . . or at the hands of his reluctant new wife? Sabin de Gifford, an apothecary and healer of note, is called to examine the body, and concludes that he died of a spasm to the heart. But she is troubled, all the same, and beset by suspicions. Did the man really die of a heart attack? Or was something more sinister to blame? There is only one person Sabin can turn to for help: fellow healer Meggie, daughter of Sir Josse d’Acquin. But what she requires of her is dangerous indeed . . .

The Winter King

Author : Brennan C. Pursell
ISBN : 9781351880428
Genre : History
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Elector Palatinate Frederick V - the Winter King - would be an insignificant figure in the history of Europe were it not for the tremendous conflagration that he helped to ignite. Frederick’s conflict with Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II over the throne of Bohemia plunged Europe into thirty years of savage violence, fiery devastation, and terrible privation during the first half of the seventeenth century. More than simply a biographical study of Frederick, The Winter King provides a fresh and compelling study into the causes of the Thirty Years’ War. Examining the early stages of the war through the locus of Frederick, it reconciles the forces of confession, conscience and constitutionalism that affected Frederick’s decision making at critical junctures throughout the crisis. By placing constitutionalism rather than religion at the centre of events, it offers a subtle yet convincing new account of the conflict. Drawing on political and personal correspondence, backed up with a wealth of archival and secondary sources, Dr Pursell presents Frederick’s choices and alternatives and interprets his words and responses to them. Considering the war from Frederick’s perspective he argues convincingly that the war is best understood not simply as a struggle between Protestant and Catholic powers, but rather as an extended constitutional conflict, entwining religious and political factors, fought within the Holy Roman Empire.

Shadow Of The Winter King

Author : Erik Scott de Bie
ISBN : 9781897492796
Genre : Fiction
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Assassin Armed with the voracious sword Frostburn, court slayer Regel Winter once shed the blood of countless foes in service to Orbrin the Winter King. Oathbreaker But even the coldest steel cannot save those Regel loves: his beloved Princess Lenalin, her daughter Semana, and the Winter King himself, felled by treachery five years ago. Shadow Barely an echo of the man he was, Regel forges a pact with the assassin who slew Orbrin, setting out on a deadly quest for vengeance that will change the face of the World of Ruin.

The Winter King And Queen

Author : Stanley Nelson
ISBN : 9781469194516
Genre : Poetry
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“Stanley Nelson explodes poetic form. His words seem to be moving away from each other like galaxies in an expanding universe. This is the most radical opening up of poetic form since Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Nelson is one of those defining figures, one of those who defines an age, not only for his contemporaries, but for posterity.”

Winter King

Author : Thomas Penn
ISBN : 9781439191576
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Profiles Henry VII as an enigmatic and ruthless king of a country ravaged by decades of conspiracy and civil war, discussing the costs of establishing a Tudor monarchy and the ways he set the stage for Henry VIII's reign.

The Winter King

Author : Dean Morrissey
ISBN : 0064421147
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Sarah sneaks aboard Old Man Winter's wagon and travels with him through the magic door to the Great Kettles, she must help him stop his power-hungry assistant from taking over the weather-making for his own purposes.

The Winter King

Author : John Love
ISBN : 1546390375
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Collects 3 books bound as 1. Dead Silence about white zombies, The Bogeyman for coming back from terrorism, and The repeat operations of Totalitarianism

Winter King Summer Queen

Author : Mary Lister
ISBN : 1846860806
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Queen Goldenlight and King Icicle rule two very different kingdoms, but they learn to share their influence so that the Earth will have six months of summer and six months of winter, in an engaging story about how the weather was made.

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