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Mary Magdalene: A Novel by Diana Wallis Taylor

By Diana Wallis Taylor

One lady determined for desire. One Savior with the ability to heal.

A appealing lady blossoming into womanhood, Mary has excessive hopes for a existence packed with studying, kin, and younger love. in a single dreadful evening, all of that adjustments. The nightmares come first, then the waking visions of unspeakable terror, until eventually Mary rarely recalls her goals for the future.

Can the main excessive bring her from this torment? How lengthy needs to she look forward to healing?

This vibrant portrait of the enigmatic Mary of Magdala involves existence within the palms of an resourceful grasp storyteller. Diana Wallis Taylor introduces you to a Mary who's either totally unique and respectful of the biblical account, starting your eyes to a redemption that understands no bounds.

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Sharpe's Escape (Sharpe, Book 10) by Bernard Cornwell

By Bernard Cornwell

It really is 1810, and in Napoleon's decision to beat Portugal—and push the British again to the sea—he sends his biggest military but around the Spanish frontier. yet among the Portuguese border and Napoleon's likely convinced victory are twoobstacles—a wasted land, stripped of nutrients through Wellington's orders, and Captain Richard Sharpe.

But Sharpe is in hassle. The captain of the sunshine corporation is threatened from inside and outside: First by means of an incompetent British officer, who by means of advantage of family members connections is briefly given Sharpe's command. an excellent higher probability is posed via corrupt Portuguese brothers—Major Ferreira, a high-ranking officer within the military of Portugal, and his brother, nicknamed "Ferragus" (after a legen-dary Portuguese giant), who makes no claims to respectability, who prefer in its place to rule through crude actual power and natural intimidation. jointly the brothers have built a devious plot to ingratiate themselves with the French invaders who're threatening to develop into Portugal's new rulers.

Sharpe's interference within the first level in their plan earns the timeless enmity of the brothers. Ferragus vows revenge and plots a cruel catch that turns out sure to kill Sharpe and his intimates—battle-tested best friend Sergeant Harper, the Portuguese officer Jorge Vicente, and a prickly yet attractive English governess. because the urban of Coimbra is burned and pillaged, Sharpe and his partners plot a bold break out, making sure that Ferragus will persist with on towards Lisbon, into the jaws of a snare laid through Wellington—the sizeable strains of Torres Vedras, a bold and inventive final stand opposed to the invaders. There, underneath the British weapons, Sharpe is reunited along with his shattered yet thankful corporation, and meets his enemies in an exhilarating and decisive fight.

Sharpe's get away emphatically reaffirms Bernard Cornwell's prestige as "perhaps the best author of ancient experience novels today" (Washington Post); its climactic conflict scenes and evocative new version of historical past sweep the reader off the web page and into the motion and drama of nineteenth-century warfare.

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Dragon Harvest (The Lanny Budd Novels, Book 6) by Upton Sinclair

By Upton Sinclair

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Publish yr note: First released in 1945
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Lanny Budd infiltrates the Nazi excessive command within the riveting 6th bankruptcy of Upton Sinclair's Pulitzer Prize–winning sequence of old novels

rushing and well-connected, Lanny Budd has earned the belief of the Nazi excessive command. To Adolf Hitler and his internal circle, the yank paintings broker is a "true believer" devoted to their Fascist reason. yet Lanny is admittedly a undercover agent serving as President Franklin Roosevelt's eyes and ears in Germany.

whilst he learns of the Führer's plans for conquest, Lanny's dire warnings to Neville Chamberlain and different reluctant eu leaders fall on deaf ears. The sour seeds sown a long time previous with the Treaty of Versailles are actually bearing fruit, and there'll be no preventing the Nazi conflict laptop because it rolls relentlessly on towards Paris.

Dragon Harvest captures the dramatic second whilst international leaders learned that during attempting to appease Hitler, they made a grave mistake. An outstanding mixture of background, event, and romance, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testomony to the breathtaking scope of Upton Sinclair's imaginative and prescient and his singular abilities as a storyteller.

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The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin

By Melanie Benjamin

In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls again the curtain at the marriage of 1 of America's so much notable undefined: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

When Anne Morrow, a shy university senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico urban to spend Christmas along with her relations, she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, clean off his celebrated 1927 solo flight around the Atlantic. Enthralled by way of Charles's coverage and status, Anne is sure the aviator has scarcely spotted her. yet she is inaccurate. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her global might be replaced ceaselessly. the 2 marry in a headline-making marriage ceremony. within the years that persist with, Anne turns into the 1st authorized girl glider pilot within the usa. yet regardless of this and different significant achievements, she is considered simply because the aviator's spouse. The fairy-tale existence she as soon as longed for will deliver heartbreak and hardships, finally pushing her to reconcile her want for romance and her hope for independence, and to include, eventually, life's countless chances for swap and happiness.

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Lonestar Sanctuary (Lonestar, Book 1) by Colleen Coble

By Colleen Coble

Within the quiet protection of the Bluebird Ranch, previous gives you resurface and unforeseen love brings new wish. although tragedy has wrecked her existence, Allie Siders holds directly to the desire that her five-year-old daughter, Betsy, will communicate back. yet with a stalker out for revenge, all Allie can take into consideration now's their safeguard. She needs to sever all ties and abandon lifestyles as she understands it. She heads to the peaceable Bluebird Ranch, nestled deep in Texas hill kingdom, and to the one one that may help them. The ranch is a sanctuary for abused horses, and likewise for youths: the correct position for Betsy to develop and get better. Ranch proprietor Elijah DeAngelo eagerly welcomes the duo. yet Rick Bailey--the ranch foreman and DeAngelo's correct hand man--hasn't determined to allow his safeguard down . . . but. provides made in the past quickly strength Rick and Allie to interact to flee threat. Will they observe love alongside the best way

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The Anatomy Lesson by Nina Siegal

By Nina Siegal

Set on a unmarried day within the Dutch Golden Age, this engrossing old novel brilliantly imagines the complicated tale at the back of one in all Rembrandt's most famed work. Commissioned via the Amsterdam surgeon's guild, "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp" used to be the 1st significant paintings through Rembrandt to be proclaimed a masterpiece. the unconventional opens at the morning of the clinical dissection, and, as they organize for that evening's sizeable occasion, it follows a number of characters: a one-handed coat thief known as Aris the child, who's watching for his flip on the gallows; flowers, the girl pregnant together with his baby who hopes to avoid wasting him from the noose; Jan Fetchet, a curio collector who additionally moonlights as an acquirer of scientific cadavers; René Descartes, who attended the dissection during his quest to appreciate the place the human soul is living; and the 26-year previous younger grasp himself, who feels a colour uneasy approximately his task. Then there's Pia, an paintings restorer who's reading the portray in modern instances. because the tale builds to its dramatic and inevitable end, the occasions that transpire through the day sway Rembrandt to alter his preliminary composition in a primary method. Bringing to lifestyles the vibrant global of Amsterdam in 1632, The Anatomy Lesson bargains a wealthy slice of historical past and a textured tale by means of a masterful younger writer.

"Once in a unprecedented whereas, you get to learn a narrative of such breathtaking good looks and intelligence that you just take note why you're keen on to learn. The Anatomy Lesson is simply any such novel. In attractive prose, Nina Siegal animates Rembrandt’s first masterpiece, spinning a deeply affecting story of affection, loss and redemption as she unearths the secrets and techniques of the human soul. it's a beautiful literary web page turner of vast sympathy and magnificence, equivalent in inventive élan to its suggestion. Brava!" —Robin Oliveira, writer of My identify is Mary Sutter and that i constantly enjoyed You

"Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is a story in paint which tells a narrative of Amsterdam in its Golden Age. Now, Nina Siegal's attractive novel dissects the dissection, evocatively translating the painted narrative into phrases, bringing a grim tableau to existence and reanimating a second in historical past while paintings, technological know-how, lifestyles, and dying converged." —Russell Shorto, writer of Amsterdam: A heritage of the World's so much Liberal City

"Brilliantly established, splendidly evocative, full of bright characters, The Anatomy Lesson transports the reader to that day in 1632 whilst the coat thief Aris Kindt handed from lifestyles to demise and from loss of life, thank you first to Rembrandt and now Nina Siegal, into immortality. a blinding debut." —Margot Livesey, writer of The Flight of Gemma Hardy

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Khan: Empire of Silver (Genghis, Book 4) by Conn Iggulden

By Conn Iggulden

From the writer of the bestselling the harmful e-book for Boys

BONUS: This variation includes an excerpt from Conn Iggulden's Conqueror.

The nice Khan is dead--and his significant empire, cast via uncooked braveness, tactical brilliance, and indomitable strength, hangs within the stability. Now, with the sons of Genghis Khan maneuvering for supremacy, the very traits that united the fierce Mongol tribes threaten to rip them apart.

Genghis's tricky and canny inheritor, Ogedai, is at the verge of turning into the recent Khan. Inexplicably, Ogedai has not on time his coronation to accomplish a venture many deem a folly: the development of Karakorum, a powerful urban amid the wild plains. His choice emboldens his conceited brother Chagatai to violently problem him, leaving their noble sibling Tolui stuck among them. but whilst they conflict, the Khan's armies expand his succeed in farther than ever prior to, into southern China and around the rugged mountains of Russia to the susceptible center of Europe, the place the main brave warriors the West instructions anticipate the arriving onslaught.

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When the Laird Returns (The Highland Lords, Book 2) by Karen Ranney

By Karen Ranney

A wedding He by no means Wanted

Though a descendant of proud Scottish lairds, Alisdair MacRae had by no means noticeable his ancestral Highland estate—nor imagined that he'd need to marry to reclaim it! however the unscrupulous neighboring laird Magnus Drummond has assumed keep watch over of the property—and he'll relinquish it just for a king's ranson.. and a groom for his daughter Iseabal! Alisdair ever concept to renounce the unfettered existence he loves—not even for a bride with the face of an angel and sensuous grace that might inflame the will of any male.

A ardour They by no means Dreamed

Is Iseabal to be a bride with no good thing about a courtship? although she yearns for a love fit, the made up our minds lass will gladly bind herself to Alisdair if he bargains her an break out from her father's cruelty. This proud, unusually gentle stranger awakens a brand new fireplace inside of her, freeing a spirit as courageous and adventurous as his personal. Alisdair feels the warmth additionally, yet can Iseabal win his belief in addition to his passion—ensuring that either their goals come true... now that the laird has again

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Under Tiberius by Nick Tosches

By Nick Tosches

A piece of harmful and haunting good looks by means of America's final genuine literary outlaw.
Under Tiberius is an exhilarating tale of crime and deceit concerning the guy who got here to be referred to as Jesus Christ. Deep within the recesses of the Vatican, Nick Tosches reveals a first-century memoir through Gaius Fulvius Falconius, preferable speechwriter for Emperor Tiberius. The codex is profound, facts of the lifestyles of a Messiah who was once something however the one we've recognized — a shabby and licentious thief.
After encountering him within the streets of Judea, Gaius turns into spin healthcare professional to Jesus, and the pair schemes to accrue untold riches via convincing the hundreds that Jesus is the Son of God. As their marriage of fact and lies is consummated, friendship and cautious recognize boost among those grifters.
Outrageous and traumatic, less than Tiberius is as black because the ravishing evening, shot via with fierce and excellent gentle.

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The Devil Wears Plaid by Teresa Medeiros

By Teresa Medeiros

Ardour sparks in united states at the present time and long island instances bestselling writer Teresa Medeiros’s irresistibly tempting new romance after an attractive

Highlander kidnaps his rival’s lively English bride Emmaline Marlowe is set to wed the super strong laird of the Hepburn extended family to save lots of her father from debtor’s legal whilst ruffian Jamie Sinclair bursts into the abbey on an impressive black horse and abducts her in a single powerful swoop. although he's Hepburn’s sworn enemy, Emma’s mysterious captor is every thing her bridegroom is not—handsome, virile, risky . . . and a dangerous temptation for her craving center.

Jamie expects Emma to be a few milksop English pass over, no longer a fiery, defiant attractiveness whose impossible to resist charms will tempt him at each flip. yet he can't enable both of them to omit he's her enemy and she or he his pawn within the lethal Highland feud among the clans. So why does he nonetheless wish her so badly for himself? Stealing his enemy’s bride was once uncomplicated, yet can he declare her innocence with out wasting his middle?

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