The handwritten will of a deceased world-traveler is unusual and mysterious. Its cryptic directions are to carry “the helpful Aztec warrior to the rightful proprietor, a descendant of an Aztec warrior.” Frank and Joe Hardy have just one slender clue to paintings with: the identify of a whole stranger who may also help. regardless of the harassments, the threats, and the assaults made upon them, Frank and Joe get to the bottom of clue after clue of their adventure-packed look for the dwelling descendant of the powerful Aztec state which as soon as governed in Mexico. It takes as a lot excessive braveness as smart deduction for the younger detectives to defeat their ruthless foes and to decipher the attention-grabbing secrets and techniques of the unusual and mysterious will.
By Nathaniel Burns
Historical Egypt, 1233 BC
This is younger Neti-Kerty‘s dream: To stick to in her father’s footsteps and develop into the 1st femalemummifier in Thebes.
Shabaka, the secretive Prefect, the Pharaoh’s targeted envoy charged with fighting crime within the capital of the Pharaoh’s empire, additionally usually uses Neti Kerty’s unique abilities. along with her powers of deduction and information of the lifeless, she has already helped clear up many crimes.
But then the incredible occurs. Her mom and dad are cruelly murdered, and Neti-Kerty’s small, idyllic global shatters. including Shabaka the Prefect, she embarks searching for her mom and dad‘ assassin. Surviving many shared adventures, they bump into a massive conspiracy...
The Mummifier's Daughter consists of us again to a land steeped in gods, god-kings, ritual and magic. It paints for the reader an in depth photo of Pharaonic Egypt in all its shadowed glory. Faithfully recreating probably the most awesome eras in Egypt’s historical past, bestselling writer Nathaniel Burns weaves a shudderingly ominous story of historical Egypt’s mysteries with a solid of characters the trendy reader will realize even if millenia have passed.
So illuminate the incense, sit down just about the sunshine and shrink back the curtains at the shadowed prior with this gripping story of affection and intrigue one of the dwelling and the useless in a single of history’s such a lot exciting civilizations.
What consumers Say:
"CSI: historic Egypt! Neti used to be a powerful personality that I quick got here to care about." - Wendy Scott, myth writer of The Windflowers Trilogy Golden Scarab
"Burns makes use of an exciting hunt for a assassin to skillfully demonstrate the key practices of historic Egypt's embalmers and different of its mysteries." - Patricia De Hemricourt, Autho of The Divided Island
"The characters splendidly woven, i'll see what they observed, believe what they felt. It was once a nonstop learn! I enjoyed it!" - Marigoldsnzinnias
"A enjoyable historic secret with a twist." - Woodsusa
"Compelling and delicate, a secret and a romance in one." - Ladycaviar, Washington, DC
Also on hand on Amazon:
Princess of Egypt (The Mummifier's Daughter #2)
The Curse of Anubis (The Mummifier's Daughter #3)
By Dan Gutman
Cannons are blasting!
Bullets are flying!
Wounded squaddies are everywhere!
Stosh has time-traveled to 1863, correct into the center of the Civil warfare. In most likely his most fun and positively his most threatening journey but, Stosh has made up our minds to reply to the query all the time: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil warfare common, rather invent the sport of baseball?
It's all the following: mammoth laughs, dramatic motion, quick baseball video games in the course of a battlefield. you can be blown away by means of this 6th striking baseball card adventure!
By Jutta Oltmanns
Ostfriesland 1810: Widerwillig beugen sich die Menschen dem Handelsverbot und der Fremdherrschaft der Franzosen. Auch die Borkumerin Inken Hinderks, Tochter eines Walfängers, bekommt deren Willkür zu spüren, als ihr Vater zu Unrecht gefangen genommen wird und sie selbst von der Insel fliehen muss.
Völlig auf sich allein gestellt, erhält sie Hilfe von Cirk Hoogestraat, einem Blockadebrecher, in den sie sich verliebt. Cirk bringt sie zu der bärbeißigen Geldverleiherin Tjalda, die Inken Unterschlupf gewährt. Schon bald schafft es Inken mit Hilfe der Chinesin Sumi und Tjaldas zur ersten Teehändlerin Emdens aufzusteigen.
Da tritt Cirk wieder in ihr Leben, an seiner Seite die Engländerin Lucia, die behauptet ein variety von ihm zu bekommen. Als der Schmugglerkönig auch noch gemeinsame Sache mit Inkens verhasstem Konkurrenten macht, bricht für sie eine Welt zusammen. Doch im Augenblick größter Gefahr begegnet sie Cirk erneut und muß sich zwischen Liebe und Hass entscheiden.
By Boris Akunin
Fandorin ermittelt im Selbstmörder-Club.
Moskau 1900: Die schöne Colombina trägt eine lebende Natter um den Hals und schreibt blumige Gedichte. Die Sehnsucht nach einem Leben voller Leidenschaft hat sie nach Moskau geführt. Bald schon ist sie die Geliebte von Prospero, der einem geheimen membership von Todesanbetern vorsteht. Einer nach dem anderen folgt hier dem Ruf ins Jenseits und begeht Selbstmord. Doch wollten all diese jungen Menschen wirklich sterben? Ein Mann, der sich Prinz Gendsi nennt und einen japanischen Diener hat, erscheint im membership und stellt seltsame Fragen.
Boris Akunin genießt in Rußland geradezu legendäre Popularität. Auch in Deutschland hat er Kultstatus. Seine Bücher wurden bereits in 17 Sprachen übersetzt, weltweit wurden etwa 6 Millionen davon verkauft.
"Die Geschichten sind prall gefüllt mit Liebe und Eifersucht, Mord und Totschlag, Doppelspielen und Weltverschwörungen."
"Boris Akunin ist der Meister der russischen Kriminalautoren. Ich habe jeden seiner Romane verschlungen."
By Steven Saylor
"Saylor competitors Robert Graves in his knack for making the classical global come alive." --(ortland) Oregonian
"Engrossing...Ironic and satisfying." -- San Francisco Chronicle
The 3rd in Saylor's Roma Sub Rosa novels that includes Gordianus the Finder. Gordianus, dissatisfied by way of the corruption of Rome circa sixty three B.C., has fled town together with his family members to survive a farm within the Etruscan nation-state. yet this bucolic lifestyles is disrupted through the machinations and murderous plots of 2 politicians: Roman consul Cicero, Gordianus's longtime client, and populist senator Catilina, Cicero's political rival and a candidate to switch him within the annual elections for consul. Claiming that Catilina plans an rebellion if he loses the race, Cicero asks Gordianus to maintain a watchful eye at the radical. even though he distrusts either males, Gordianus is pressured into the heart of the facility fight whilst his six-year-old daughter Diana unearths a headless corpse of their strong. Shrewdly depicting lethal political maneuverings, this addictive secret additionally monitors the author's enterprise snatch of background and human personality.
On first booklet again in 1994, Catilina's Riddle was once a finalist for the Hammet Award.
By Stephen Baxter
Even as a tender calf, Longtusk understood the hardships the few final of his historical variety had encountered whilst the glaciers retreated and grassy forests stole over the huge tundra the herds referred to as domestic. Worst of all was once while the Fireheads got here -- merciless, two-legged beasts who kill for excitement. At a young age, Longtusk turned their prisoner, hobbled, abused, and stripped of his freedom. yet via toil and terror, Longtusk by no means forgot his extended family -- and he carried an important, intimate wisdom of the Fireheads' methods, even though at a bad cost. Now the time is speedily impending while he'll need to conflict with those that search to spoil each dwelling hint of his proud breed. The darkish land earlier than him should be mined with fierce hindrances and amazing demanding situations. And even though it may possibly require the last word sacrifice -- and a grim disagreement with the misplaced, the main feared enemy of his gargantuan race -- Longtusk must never shun the twisted course in entrance of him...or what he's destined to develop into: the best hero of them all.
By Elizabeth Cole
A seductive agent, a upset lord, and an online of deceit in basic terms they could untangle...
Sophie Bertrand is expert in appearing, espionage, and the sophisticated artwork of seduction. An autonomous spirit, she fought her manner from tough streets to the pinnacle mystery circle of spies often called the Zodiac. Her most up-to-date project is one among her such a lot tender but: search out a traitor inside of Britain's personal executive. yet there is a catch...this time she cannot paintings alone.
Bruce Allander has a identify, honor, wealth...but he'd alternate all of it to revive his kinfolk. The Zodiac offers him an opportunity for justice in a global that is already taken an excessive amount of from him. Now he reveals himself with reference to this fascinating Frenchwoman--possibly too shut. Sophie defies all his expectancies, but in her he senses a kindred soul.
Passion attracts the 2 jointly, yet an online of betrayals threatens to rip them aside. to outlive, they need to belief one another. they need to be a bit reckless...
The moment novel within the secrets and techniques of the Zodiac sequence: Full-length historic romances, that includes attractive storylines, advanced characters, and foreign intrigue, set opposed to the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars.
Novels in the secrets and techniques of the Zodiac series include:
A Heartless Design
A Reckless Soul
A Shameless Angel
The woman Dauntless
Beneath Sleepless Stars
By Jacques Martin
Alix et Enak accompagnent leur ami grec Mardokios auprès de l'Empereur de Chine. Durant le voyage ils se lient d'amitié avec le prince Wou Tchi. Arrivés à l. a. résidence d'été de l'Empereur, nos amis se rendent compte du climat tendu qui règne à l. a. cour, intrigues, trahisons, tentatives de coups d'état vont bon educate. Nos héros deviennent les amis du prince héritier qui dépérit suite à un empoisonnement et qui finit par mourir. A sa mort, Enak est enfermé vivant dans l. a. tombe princière. Alix parviendra t'il à le sauver et à regagner Rome ?
By Dan Gutman
Like any different child in his type, Joe Stoscack has to write down a record on an African American who is made a tremendous contribution to society. not like any other child in his classification, Joe has a distinct expertise: with the aid of previous baseball playing cards, he can trip via time. So for his record, Joe comes to a decision to return to satisfy one of many maximum baseball gamers ever, Jackie Robinson, to determine what it used to be wish to be the guy who broke baseball's colour barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning record. yet he does not plan on a visit that may for a little while switch the colour of his pores and skin -- and ceaselessly swap his view of background and his definition of
01-02 Golden Sower Award Masterlist (YA Cat.) and 00 Pennsylvania Keystone to interpreting ebook Award (Intermed. Cat.)
Like any other child in his type, Joe Stoshack has to put in writing a record on an African American who is made a major contribution to society. in contrast to another child in his classification, Joe has a distinct expertise: with the aid of previous baseball playing cards, he can commute via time. So for his file, Joe makes a decision to return to satisfy one of many maximum baseball avid gamers ever, Jackie Robinson, to determine what it was once prefer to be the guy who broke baseball's colour barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning file. yet he does not plan on a visit that would for a little while switch the colour of his skin--and without end swap his view of background and his definition of braveness.
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