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Sanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands Book 1)
"My plan: Get into the city. Get Nadia. Find a way out. Simple." A week ago, seventeen-year-old Lela Santos’s best friend, Nadia, killed herself. Today, thanks to a farewell ritual gone awry, Lela is standing in paradise, looking upon a vast gated city in the distance – hell. No one willingly walks through the Suicide Gates, into a place smothered in darkness and infested with depraved creatures. But Lela isn’t just anyone – she’s ...
Battle For Forever: Prelude (Book 1) (The Eternals)
Babelfish Press, 2013
Okay, first off, if you’re reading this, I’m breaking about a dozen rules here. Easy. I’ll probably get grounded for it. And by grounded, I don’t mean I’ll have to stay in my room unable to go out the next twenty-five Saturday nights, I mean, grounded. Into dust. And buried under a thousand pounds of rock. That kind of grounded. But I need help, and the only way to convince you and everyone else to give me that help is to tell ...
White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam's One Million White Slaves
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The true story of white European slaves in eighteenth century Algiers, Tunis, and Morocco In the summer of 1716, a Cornish cabin boy named Thomas Pellow and fifty-one of his comrades were captured at sea by the Barbary corsairs. Their captors--Ali Hakem and his network of Islamic slave traders--had declared war on the whole of Christendom. France, Spain, England and Italy had suffered a series of devastating attacks. Thousands of Europeans had ...
Lonely Planet Devon & Cornwall (Travel Guide)
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Devon & Cornwall is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Eat your way through the region's booming food scene, relax on a secluded beach, or go wild on a windswept moor; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Devon and Cornwall and begin your journey now! ...
Fallen (Guardian Trilogy Book 1)
Audeamus LLC, 2009
Publication Date: April 1, 2009 Series: Guardian Trilogy (Book 1) Fallen - the first book in the Guardian Trilogy... Maggie is unaware of the terrifying fate that awaits her. It isn’t until she lands in New Orleans for a full year at a private high school and her unknown enemies find her does she realize that her life is in danger. As a mystifying stranger repeatedly intervenes and blocks the attempts on her life, she begins to ...
Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days Book 1)
It’s been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back. Anything, including making a deal with Raffe, an injured enemy angel. Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they journey toward the ...
Cornwall: A History
Cornwall - A History is essential reading for everyone with a passion for, or a passing interest in, Cornwall. Meticulously researched and wide-ranging in its chronological span and subject matter, it examines the distinctive story of Cornwall and the Cornish people with both passion and objectivity. Its authoritative and approachable text covers the county's history from the earliest records to a view of the future. The beautifully produced ...
Chosen: Chosen #1 (The Chosen)
Order to be read: Chosen, Hunted, Sacrifice, Redemption Book One of The Chosen series **This is a paranormal thriller/romance** ***** "A new voice in the urban fantasy genre, Grover Swank is definitely one to watch." RT Book Reviews "Allow me to introduce you to an amazing new urban fantasy series. Chosen is book 1 and November can't come fast enough until I get book 2, Hunted into my hot little hands." Another Look Book Reviews "I ...
Beau--ootiful Soo--oop! (Our Man in Mazita Book 1)
Katie Penryn, 2014
Bob Dukes, diffident hero of the "Our Man in Mazita" series, is a recently appointed and inexperienced diplomat working for Her Majesty's Britannic Government in the early sixties on the island of Mazita off the East African coast. As well as learning his new duties, he is faced with the task of being a single father to his three children. Bob's first official task is to organize a dinner for his boss, the Governor Designate of Mazita, who ...
World After (Penryn & the End of Days Book 2)
In this sequel to the bestselling fantasy thriller, Angelfall, the survivors of the angel apocalypse begin to scrape back together what's left of the modern world. When a group of people capture Penryn's sister Paige, thinking she's a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken. Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so empty? Where ...
Christmas in Mazita (Our Man in Mazita Book 4)
Katie Penryn, 2014
In this offbeat Christmas story about Bob Dukes and his family, Bob is called upon to entertain the Royal Navy over the Christmas period. He is annoyed about this as he feels it is outside his remit as Commercial Officer to the Governor of Mazita, an off-shore island on the East African coast. The task proves to be even more challenging than expected especially for Poppy, Suze and Charlie who are called upon to display a compassion and ...
The Medieval City (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World)
An introduction to the life of towns and cities in the medieval period, this book shows how medieval towns grew to become important centers of trade and liberty. Beginning with a look at the Roman Empire's urban legacy, the author delves into urban planning or lack thereof; the urban way of life; the church in the city; city government; urban crafts and urban trade, health, wealth, and welfare; and the city in history. Annotated primary ...
The adventures of Thomas Pellow, of Penryn, mariner, three and twenty years in captivity among the Moors
The adventures of Thomas Pellow, of Penryn, mariner, three and twenty years in captivity among the Moors. 402 Pages.
The Lobster's Tale (Katie's Tales Book 1)
Karibu Publishers, 2014
This is the story of a boy called Jake. He is eight, going on nine. He and his family visit the local seafood restaurant once a month. Jake has a problem with what he finds there on one of their visits - a lobster tank with live lobsters. The story shows how Jake and his family resolve Jake's problem to everyone's satisfaction. Reading guidance : This story has an average Grade Level of about 4. It should be easily understood by 9 to 10 year ...
Caught In Time: Alysian Universe
Sheron Wood McCartha
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Rowyna Grae always thought she was human until the day Arwoyn Telluria reveals that she was created in a gene lab using parts of his DNA including the specific gene for time traveling. He confides that she came to him long ago when he was a young child telling him that she was from the far future. So he has created her to return to his past and fulfill her destiny. But things go awry. Arwoyn dies, the new regime wants to turn her into a ...
Placer County (Images of America)
Placer County runs between the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra Nevada mountains, against Sacramento County in the west and 100 miles east to Lake Tahoe. Along the present-day southern border, gold was discovered in 1848 by James Marshall at John Sutter’s lumber mill, leading to the California Gold Rush. This relatively narrow county (only 10 to 15 miles across in some spots) has early immigrant trails, wagon roads, railways, and highways all ...
Angelfall: Penryn and the End of Days, Book One
Hodder & Stoughton, 2013
An action-packed and genuinely terrifying fantasy epic novel set six weeks after the world has succumbed to the angel apocalypse. The official audiobook edition of the internet phenomenon. Already over 8,000 five-star reader reviews. (And counting.) It's been six weeks since the angels of the apocalypse destroyed the world as we know it. Only pockets of humanity remain. Savage street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the ...
Cultivating California: Growers, Specialty Crops, and Labor, 1875-1920 (Revisiting Rural America)
Professor David Vaught PhD
The Johns Hopkins University Press
In Cultivating California, David Vaught shows how fruit and nut growers were neither industrialists nor agrarians. From the very outset, he explains, these "horticulturists" saw themselves as guardians of California's unique culture--raising crops for market while self-consciously building healthy and prosperous communities. Every grower was not, in fact, like every other, Vaught argues, whether one examines their labor systems, recruiting ...
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