Download E-books Poseidon's Gold: A Marcus Didius Falco Mystery (Marcus Didius Falco, Book 5) PDF

By Lindsey Davis

Rome, advert seventy two. Falco returns domestic from a six-month undertaking to the German legions. yet difficulty is in shop for him: his house has been wrecked by way of squatters, and an ex-legionary buddy of his colorfully heroic brother Festus is difficult funds, allegedly owed him because the results of one in all Festus's wild schemes. Worse nonetheless, the single consumer Falco can get is his mother-who desires him to transparent the kin identify.

Then, simply as Falco thinks issues can simply recover, destiny takes a flip for the more serious. The legionary is located viciously stabbed to dying, with Falco the best suspect. Now he has in simple terms 3 days to end up he's not a assassin, to track the true suspect, amass facts, and win a fortune.

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By Scott O'Dell

Raised to take where of her useless brother,  Carlota de Zubaran can do something that Carlos could  have performed. She races her stallion via the  California lowlands, dives into shark-infested waters  searching for gold, and fights within the battles that  rage among the Mexicans and the americans. At  sixteen, she is fearless--and that pleases her  father very much.

Yet whereas Carlota  throughly enjoys her freedom, she desires to be more  than her father's "son." She desires to be  herself, courageous and brave yet loose to show  feelings of tenderness and compassion to boot. Her  father thinks such emotions are shameful, so Carlota  must defy him. that may be the main difficult  battle of all.

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Download E-books Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam PDF

By Cynthia Kadohata

CRACKER is likely one of the usa ARMY'S most dear WEAPONS:

a German shepherd expert to smell out bombs, traps, and the enemy. The destiny of complete platoons rests on her willing experience of odor. She's an immense Deal, and she or he likes it that approach. occasionally Cracker recollects whilst she was once more youthful, and her past proprietor could feed her sizzling canines and enable her sleep in his mattress. That was once great, too.

Rick Hanski is headed to Vietnam. There, he will whip the area and end up to his kinfolk and his sergeant -- and everybody else who did not imagine he used to be reduce out for battle -- flawed. yet occasionally Rick can not help yet ask yourself that perhaps every person else is correct. probably he must have simply stayed at domestic and labored in his dad's ironmongery store.

while Cracker is paired with Rick, she isn't really so yes approximately this new proprietor. he will need to end up himself to her prior to she's going to turn out herself to him. they should be buddies prior to they could be a staff, and so they have to be a crew in the event that they are looking to get domestic alive.

advised partially during the uncanny viewpoint of a German shepherd, Cracker! is an action-packed glimpse into the Vietnam warfare as visible in the course of the eyes of a puppy and her handler. it really is an totally special powerhouse of a e-book by means of the Newbery Medal-winning writer of Kira-Kira.

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Download E-books The Fire-Eaters PDF

By David Almond

Bobby Burns understands he's a fortunate lad. starting to be up in sleepy Keely Bay, Bobby is uncovered to all demeanour of wondrous issues: stars reflecting off the icy sea, a chum which can heal injured fawns along with her goals, a guy who can devour fireplace. yet darkness looks coming near near Bobby's lifestyles from either side. Bobby's new tuition is a chilly, merciless position. His father is being affected by a mysterious disease that threatens to rip his relatives aside. And the us and USSR are checking out nuclear missiles and creeping nearer and towards a world-engulfing war.

Together together with his wonder-working buddy, Ailsa Spink, and the fire-eating illusionist McNulty, Bobby will discover ways to think in miracles that might keep the folk and position he loves.

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Download E-books The Gathering Storm (Katerina) PDF

By Robin Bridges

As she attends a whirl of glittering balls, royal debutante Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, attempts to conceal a gloomy mystery: she will elevate the useless. nobody is familiar with. no longer her relations. no longer the women at her completing college. now not the tsar or an individual in her aristocratic circle. Katerina considers her expertise a curse, now not a present. but if she makes use of her precise ability to guard a member of the Imperial kin, she unearths herself stuck in an internet of intrigue--and pulled among younger males who belong to very diversified and warring royal bloodlines. The time has come for Katerina to include her energy as a necromancer, yet which part will she choose--and to whom will she provide her heart?

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Download E-books Envious Casca (Country House Mysteries) PDF

'Tis the season-to be dead...

A vacation get together takes on a sinister element whilst the colourful collection of visitors discovers there's a killer of their midst. the landlord of the titanic property, that previous Scrooge Nathaniel Herriard, is located stabbed within the again. whereas the fragile topic of inheritance may be the key to this crime, the genuine conundrum is how any of the suspects can have entered a locked room to dedicate the foul deed.

For Inspector Hemingway of Scotland backyard, the research is advanced through the truth that each visitor is hiding something-throwing all in their testimony into query and casting suspicion in every single place. The smart and bold crime will mystify readers, but the answer's in undeniable sight all along...


Praise for Georgette Heyer:

"Miss Heyer's characters and discussion are an abiding satisfaction to me...I have seldom met humans to whom i've got taken so violent a posh from the be aware 'Go'." - Dorothy L. Sayers

"A author of significant wit and style." - Daily Telegraph

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"Miss Heyer has the pleasant expertise of mixing humor with mystery." - Boston night Transcript

Georgette Heyer wrote over fifty books, together with Regency Romances, mysteries, and old fiction. Her barrister husband Ronald Rougier, supplied the various plots for her detective novels, that are vintage English state condominium mysteries akin to Agatha Christie. Heyer used to be mythical for her learn, old accuracy, creative plots, and glowing characterizations.

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By Ann Hood

Go back to The Treasure Chest with Felix and Maisie…

When Felix Robbins will get a weigh down on Lily Goldstein, a classmate who's followed from China, he makes a decision to aim to take her again in time in order that she will see the rustic the place she was once born. Maisie discovers his plot, and foils it. however the twins prove in a small village at the Yangtze River, the place they meet a lady named Pearl dollar within the days earlier than the Boxer uprising. With bandits chasing them, will they ever locate safety… and go back domestic?

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Download E-books The King's Fifth PDF

By Scott O'Dell

In this deeply affecting novel Scott O’Dell envelops the reader within the heroic international of the conquistadors—a international that's without delay somber and many-colored. notwithstanding they could were ruthless, those steel-helmeted younger males of Spain lived their lives at the very fringe of eternity with variety and unusual courage.

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