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Lake of Sorrows

By Erin Hart
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1416531920
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 420
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A magnificent tale of death and destiny, past and present, in an Ireland rich with tradition, myth, and mystery: “Lake of Sorrows has a heft and richness uncommon in contemporary suspense novels” (Minneapolis Star-Tribune). American pathologist Nora Gavin has come to the Irish midlands to examine a body unearthed at a desolate spot known as the Lake of Sorrows. As with all the artifacts culled from its prehistoric depths, the bog has effectively preserved the dead man's remains—his multiple wounds suggest he was the victim of an ancient pagan sacrifice known as “triple death.” But signs of a more recent slaying emerge when a second body, bearing a similar wound pattern, is found—this one sporting a wristwatch. Someone has come to this quagmire to sink their dreadful handiwork—and Nora soon realizes that she is being pulled deeper into the land and all it holds: the secrets to a cache of missing gold, a tumultuous love affair with archaeologist Cormac Maguire, and the dark mysteries and desires of the workers at the site. As they draw closer to the truth, Nora and Cormac must exercise the utmost caution to avoid becoming the next victims of a ruthless killer fixated on the gruesome notion of triple death.

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  • File Pdf: crossing-to-safety.pdf

Book Summary:

Introduction by Terry Tempest Williams Afterword by T. H. Watkins Called a “magnificently crafted story . . . brimming with wisdom” by Howard Frank Mosher in The Washington Post Book World, Crossing to Safety has, since its publication in 1987, established itself as one of the greatest and most cherished American novels of the twentieth century. Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, it is a work of quiet majesty, deep compassion, and powerful insight into the alchemy of friendship and marriage.

Historic Sites and Landmarks that Shaped America: From Acoma Pueblo to Ground Zero [2 volumes]

By Mitchell Newton-Matza
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Isbn : 1610697502
  • Pages : 810
  • Category : Architecture
  • Reads : 642
  • File Pdf: historic-sites-and-landmarks-that-shaped-america.pdf

Book Summary:

Exploring the significance of places that built our cultural past, this guide is a lens into historical sites spanning the entire history of the United States, from Acoma Pueblo to Ground Zero. • Covers locations across the entire United States • Includes photographs, illustrations, and sidebars • Serves as both an educational and research tool

False Mermaid

By Erin Hart
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781416563846
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 755
  • File Pdf: false-mermaid.pdf

Book Summary:

AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR ERIN HART DELIVERS A SEARING NEW NOVEL OF SUSPENSE, BRILLIANTLY MELDING MODERN FORENSICS AND IRISH MYTH AND MYSTERY IN THIS CHARGED THRILLER. American pathologist Nora Gavin fled to Ireland three years ago, hoping that distance from home would bring her peace. Though she threw herself into the study of bog bodies and the mysteries of their circumstances, she was ultimately led back to the one mystery she was unable to solve: the murder of her sister, Tríona. Nora can’t move forward until she goes back—back to her home, to the scene of the crime, to the source of her nightmares and her deepest regrets. Determined to put her sister’s case to rest and anxious about her eleven-year-old niece, Elizabeth, Nora returns to Saint Paul, Minnesota, to find that her brother-in-law, Peter Hallett, is about to remarry and has plans to leave the country with his new bride. Nora has long suspected Hallett in Tríona’s murder, though there has never been any proof of his involvement, and now she believes that his new wife and Elizabeth may both be in danger. Time is short, and as Nora begins reinvestigating her sister’s death, missed clues and ever-more disturbing details come to light. What is the significance of the "false mermaid" seeds found on Tríona’s body? Why was her behavior so erratic in the days before her murder? Is there a link between Tríona’s death and that of another young woman? Nora’s search for answers takes her from the banks of the Mississippi to the cliffs of Ireland, where the eerie story of a fisherman’s wife who vanished more than a century ago offers up uncanny parallels. As painful secrets come to light, Nora is drawn deeper into a past that still threatens to engulf her and must determine how much she is prepared to sacrifice to put one tragedy to rest . . . and to make sure that history doesn’t repeat itself.

Walking in Ireland

By Christopher Somerville
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 1407079999
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 379
  • File Pdf: walking-in-ireland.pdf

Book Summary:

Walking has never been a more popular pastime and nowhere is more beautiful for walkers to explore than Ireland. In this beautifully written and superbly researched guide, Christopher Somerville draws on his very popular column for the Irish Independent, to present 50 of the very best walks in Ireland - from the Nephin Beg Mountains in Mayo to Dingle Way in Kerry. Practical instructions for the walks are married with evocative and informative passages on the history, flora and fauna, culture and topography of the land. Whether it's exploring the Burren in its floral glory or seeing the Walls of Derry, or even sitting at home in your armchair planning your next walk, this book will prove popular with ramblers, holiday makers and anyone who loves the Irish landscape.

A Sea of Shields (Book #10 in the Sorcerer's Ring)

By Morgan Rice
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Morgan Rice
  • Isbn : 1939416663
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 806
  • File Pdf: a-sea-of-shields.pdf

Book Summary:

“Action-packed …. Rice's writing is solid and the premise intriguing.” --Publishers Weekly (regarding A Quest of Heroes) “The beginnings of something remarkable are there.” --San Francisco Book Review (regarding A Quest of Heroes) A SEA OF SHIELDS is Book #10 in the 17 book bestselling series THE SORCERER'S RING, which begins with A QUEST OF HEROES (book #1)--a FREE download on Google Play, with over 1,000 five star reviews! In A SEA OF SHIELDS, Gwendolyn gives birth to her and Thorgrin’s child, amidst powerful omens. With a son born to them, Gwendolyn and Thorgrin’s lives are changed forever, as is the destiny of the Ring. Thor has no choice to but to embark to find his mother, to leave his wife and child and venture away from his homeland on a perilous quest that will have the very future of the Ring at stake. Before Thor embarks, he unites with Gwendolyn in the greatest wedding in the history of the MacGils, and he is given the honor he has always dreamed of when he is inducted into the Silver and becomes a Knight. Gwendolyn feels a looming danger to the Ring, and furthers her plans to rescue all of her people in the case of a catastrophe. Erec receives news of his father’s illness, and is summoned back home, to the Southern Isles; Alistair joins him on the journey, as their wedding plans are put in motion. Reece, despite himself, falls in love with his cousin, and when Tirus’ sons find out, they set in motion a great treachery. And Romulus, in the Empire, discovers a new form of magic which may just destroy the Shield for good. With its sophisticated world-building and characterization, A SEA OF SHIELDS is an epic tale of friends and lovers, of rivals and suitors, of knights and dragons, of intrigues and political machinations, of coming of age, of broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is a tale of honor and courage, of fate and destiny, of sorcery. It is a fantasy that brings us into a world we will never forget, and which will appeal to all ages and genders. All 17 books in THE SORCERER’S RING are now available! And Morgan Rice’s new fantasy series, KINGS AND SORCERERS is also available, beginning with book #1, RISE OF THE DRAGONS, a free download on Google Play, with over 400 five star reviews! “A spirited fantasy ….Only the beginning of what promises to be an epic young adult series.” --Midwest Book Review (regarding A Quest of Heroes) “THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers.” --Books and Movie Reviews, Roberto Mattos

Sorcerer's Ring Bundle (Books 10-11)

By Morgan Rice
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Morgan Rice
  • Isbn : 1632916142
  • Pages : 500
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 979
  • File Pdf: sorcerer-s-ring-bundle.pdf

Book Summary:

“THE SORCERER’S RING has all the ingredients for an instant success: plots, counterplots, mystery, valiant knights, and blossoming relationships replete with broken hearts, deception and betrayal. It will keep you entertained for hours, and will satisfy all ages. Recommended for the permanent library of all fantasy readers.”--Books and Movie Reviews. This bundle includes books #10 (A SEA OF SHIELDS) and #11 (A REIGN OF STEEL) in Morgan Rice’s #1 Bestselling fantasy series THE SORCERER’S RING, a 17 book epic fantasy series with over 1,000 five star reviews. The series begins with A QUEST OF HEROES! In A SEA OF SHIELDS (Book #10), Gwendolyn gives birth to a child, amidst powerful omens. With a son born to them, Gwendolyn and Thorgrin’s lives are changed forever, as is the destiny of the Ring; Reece, despite himself, falls in love with his cousin, a love affair which will threaten the entire Ring; and Romulus, in the Empire, discovers a new form of magic which may just destroy the Shield for good. In A REIGN OF STEEL (Book #11), Gwendolyn must protect her people as she finds King’s Court under siege; Romulus invades with his host of dragons; Erec and Alistair journey to the Southern Isles; and Thor embarks on the quest of his life in the Land of the Druids, trekking across a fearsome and magical land to try to reach his mother. With its sophisticated world-building and characterization, THE SORCERER'S RING is an epic tale of friends and lovers, of rivals and suitors, of knights and dragons, of intrigues and political machinations, of coming of age, of broken hearts, of deception, ambition and betrayal. It is a tale of honor and courage, of fate and destiny, of sorcery. It is a fantasy that brings us into a world we will never forget, and which will appeal to all ages and genders. All 17 books in THE SORCERER’S RING are now available!

The Name of the Sword

By J. L. Doty
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Telemachus Press, LLC
  • Isbn : 1942899106
  • Pages : 286
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 764
  • File Pdf: the-name-of-the-sword.pdf

Book Summary:

Morgin is trapped in the Kingdom of Dreams, the realm of the Unnamed King. He knows he must somehow get back to the Mortal Plane to save France and Rhianne, and he's frustrated that he doesn't know the way. He decides to find the Unnamed King, for surely His Majesty could show him the way, and maybe even tell him his true name. Rhianne is held captive in Durin by Valso, and while he treats her well, he's trying to seduce her, to make her a slave to his whims with powerful compulsion spells. When she sleeps she finds herself in the Kingdom of Dreams, seeing Morgin through Rhiannead's eyes, and they're strongly attracted to one another. Valso can sense that the sword is no longer on the Mortal Plane, so he concludes it must be in the Kingdom of Dreams. He calls upon ancient enemies from a far distant past, and sends them to the Kingdom of Dreams to assault the realm of the Unnamed King. In her dreams Rhianne warns Morgin, and they both must help defend Sabian, the castle, and seat of power, of the Unnamed King. Back on the Mortal Plane the Lesser Clans are on the verge of all-out war, which will only weaken them, and leave them fodder for attack by Valso and the Greater Clans. Is Olivia really that foolish? Will Morgin find his true name, for without it he cannot defeat the Dark God, and all the Mortal Plane will suffer for eternity?

The Gods Within

By J. L. Doty
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Telemachus, LLC
  • Isbn : 1942899785
  • Pages : 1286
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 779
  • File Pdf: the-gods-within.pdf

Book Summary:

Complete 4-eBook Boxed Set Praise for The Gods Within: "...a magical world of witches, wizards and war in this high-energy first installment of an epic-fantasy series...A fine fantasy novel that will provide readers with a good weekend escape from reality" — Kirkus Reviews Child of the Sword: Kindle Book Review Editor's Pick Child of the Sword: "This book grabbed from the start. I finished it and had to pick up the 2nd one right away."—A. C. Rat is no ordinary Thief A small feral child, he steals what he can to feed the gnawing hunger in his gut, though nothing can satisfy the hunger in his soul. But he has a special talent that the wizards and witches of the clans covet, so Clan Elhiyne abducts him and gives him the name Morgin. Can he escape the scheming of the clan's calculating and manipulative leader, the matriarchal old witch Olivia? And as he grows into manhood, can he survive the inter-clan rivalries, and the hatred that smolders between Olivia and her arch-enemy Valso, leader of Clan Decouix? A can't-put-it-down read. Pick it up today!

Golden Gate

By Kevin Starr
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Isbn : 9781608192922
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 711
  • File Pdf: golden-gate.pdf

Book Summary:

The Golden Gate Bridge links the urbanity of San Francisco with the wild headlands of Marin County, as if to suggest the paradox of California and America itself-the place that Fitzgerald saw as the last spot commensurate with the human capacity for wonder. The bridge, completed in 1937, also announced to the world America's engineering prowess and full assumption of its destined continental dominance. The Golden Gate is a counterpart to the Statue of Liberty, pronouncing American achievement in an unmistakable American fashion. The nation's very history is expressed in the bridge's art deco style and stark verticality. Kevin Starr's Golden Gate is a brilliant and passionate telling of the history of the bridge, and the rich and peculiar history of the California experience. The Golden Gate is a grand public work, a symbol and a very real bridge, a magnet for both postcard photographs and suicides. In this compact but comprehensive narrative, Starr unfolds the hidden-in-plain-sight meaning of the Golden Gate, putting it in its place among classic works of art.

Shadowless

By Randall McNally
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Randall McNally
  • Isbn : 1999882407
  • Pages : 491
  • Category :
  • Reads : 277
  • File Pdf: shadowless.pdf

Book Summary:

What if the gods themselves wanted you dead? A young boy lies on a beach on a warm summer's day. While trying to block the sun from his eyes Arpherius makes a shocking discovery; he has no shadow. Confused and bewildered he asks his uncle why he is shadowless. What he learns is a terrifying secret that will change his life forever. Set in the Northern Realms, Shadowless is a fantasy novel about individuals born without a shadow. Spawned by the malevolent deities of this world these children of the gods are persecuted at every turn. Hunted by the high priests who carry out the wishes of their gods, hunted by the Shadow Watchers; armed soldiers who are assigned to each temple, and hunted by the gods themselves. Part-mortal and part-god, the Shadowless live for centuries and face a battle for survival, constantly on the run or hiding in far-flung corners of the Northern Realms. Soon their lives and fates become intertwined, expedited by the mysterious monk Amrodan. Driven by a series of visions Amrodan travels through the Northern Realms, seeking out the Shadowless and trying to enlist their help to take a stand and fight back against the gods.

Charmed Vengeance

By Suzanne Lazear
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
  • Isbn : 0738733253
  • Pages : 408
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 403
  • File Pdf: charmed-vengeance.pdf

Book Summary:

Returning to the mortal realm after being forbidden from seeing her Faerie Prince boyfriend V, Noli joins the crew of her brother’s airpirate ship. There she discovers that her brother has hired the scallywag Faerie, Kevighn Silver. Meanwhile, the Earth Court King plans to find a secret artifact that will bring destruction to everyone Noli loves.