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Penryn Through Time

Amberley Publishing, 2013

The town of Penryn stands in a sheltered position at the head of the Penryn river. Over the centuries which followed the settlement grew and became an important shipping port for Cornwall's tin and granite industries, so much so that it became known as the Granite Port. Retaining much of its historic past, including many buildings dating back to the Tudor, Jacobean and Georgian periods, the area has been designated as an important conservation ...


Angelfall (Penryn & the End of Days, Book 1)
Susan Ee

Skyscape, 2012

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 ...


World After (Penryn & the End of Days Series)
Susan Ee

Brilliance Audio, 2013

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? ...


Something Rotten (Our Man in Mazita)

Katie Penryn, 2014

Bob Dukes lives on the idyllic tropical island of Mazita where he is the single parent of Poppy, Suze and Charlie. His boss, the Governor of this Crown Protectorate on the East African coast, is always calling Bob into his office and giving him some impossible task, well outside his job description as Commercial Officer and Aide. In this quirky tale the future success of the island as an off-shore center is threatened by the strong whiff of ...


Lady Macbeth's Tale
Maggie Power

BookSurge Publishing, 2008

A pawn in the game of 11th century power politics, Gwaina finds her own desires overlooked in her role as heir to Cornwall. Torn between the need to seize control of her own fate and desire for the one man she believes strong enough to rule alongside her, Gwaina tests the limitations of her female nature. Yet, in choosing the wrong partner, Gwaina faces losing everything, even her own identity ... until she meets her husband’s cousin, Mac ...


The Mosquito Crusades: A History of the American Anti-Mosquito Movement from the Reed Commission to the First ...
Gordon Patterson

Rutgers University Press, 2009

Among the struggles of the twentieth century, the one between humans and mosquitoes may have been the most vexing. As vectors of diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, encephalitis, and dengue fever, mosquitoes forced open a new chapter in the history of medical entomology. Based on extensive use of primary sources, The Mosquito Crusades traces this saga and the parallel efforts of civic groups in New Jersey's Meadowlands and along San ...


Sanctum (Guards of the Shadowlands)
Sarah Fine

Brilliance Audio, 2012

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 determined to save her best friend’s soul, even if it means ...


Something Spotted (Our Man in Mazita)

Katie Penryn, 2014

This is the second story featuring Bob Dukes, diffident hero and single parent to his three children, Poppy, Suze and Charlie. Bob is now beginning to find his feet as the newly appointed Commercial Officer and aide to the Governor of Mazita. Life would be sweet if he could just get on with his real job but every time he sorts out a problem, Sir Phillip comes up with another role to add to his job description. This time it is White Hunter ...


Twisted Sword

Pan MacMillan


A Dangerous Talent for Time: Alysian Universe
Sheron Wood McCartha

Digital Imagination Publishing, 2011

On Alysia, mutant Talents are banned because of their feared abilities. The most dangerous of all is the Tellurian Talent that can manipulate time. Time Master Richard Steele discovers a renegade time Talent in the past who is changing events and damaging the timelines. He must find this person and stop him, or her, before it is too late. In that past, Elyssa Armstrong watches her home burn, her mother kidnapped and her father, Commander of the ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Denise Grover Swank

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2011

Everything Emma Thompson owns fits in a suitcase she moves from one roach infested motel to another. She and Jake, her five year old son who can see the future, are running from the men intent on taking him. Emma will do anything to protect him even when it means accepting the help of a stranger named Will. Jake insists she needs Will, but Emma’s never needed help before. And even though she’s learned to trust her son, it doesn’t mean she ...


Christmas in Mazita (Our Man in Mazita)

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 ...


Falling for Alexander (Corkscrew Bay)
Claire Robyns

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Corkscrew Bay #2 Falling for… Kate’s waited three years to meet the new owner of Darrock Castle. What she did not expect was her intense attraction to the sexy-as-sin recluse billionaire with dubious scruples that included—but was possibly not limited to—random threats, unreasonable firings, community snubbing and suspicious helicopter activity. But she’s falling, sinking to the bottom, and there she finds a vulnerability in the man ...


Penryn Valley
Patricia Brubaker

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

A strange coincidence convinces Samantha Calloway it’s time to return to her hometown of Penryn Valley. There are memories there that just won’t settle right and she needs to put them to rest. There’s an opening on the Diamond D cattle ranch, and if she uses her stage name, she can remain anonymous while she examines her past. She hopes it will be a relaxing summer adventure before she resumes her career. But the day she arrives in ...


Fallen (Guardian Trilogy #1)
Laury Falter

Laury Falter, 2011

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 learn that there is more to him than his need to protect her and that he may be ...


Caught In Time: Alysian Universe
Sheron Wood McCartha

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010

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 ...


White Gold: The Extraordinary Story of Thomas Pellow and Islam's One Million White Slaves
Giles Milton

Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005

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 ...



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