By Regine Kölpin
Als ihr in dieser schweren Zeit der Arzt Jan Valkensteyn zur Hilfe eilt, taucht auch ein holländischer Kaufmann namens Friso van Heek auf, der Hiske wenig sympathisch ist. Gleichwohl ist er ein faszinierender Mann, den offensichtlich ein großes Geheimnis umgibt. Ein Geheimnis, das mit einem wertvollen Medaillon - dem Meerkristall - und mit einer entstellenden Narbe zu tun hat, die der Kaufmann am Arm trägt.
Eines Tages wird Friso van Heek tot im Neuen Siel gefunden, und der Meerkristall ist spurlos verschwunden. Hiske glaubt, dass der Mord etwas mit dem Medaillon und mit Frisos geheimnisvoller Vergangenheit zu tun hat, aber sie findet mit ihren Vermutungen nur bei Jan ein offenes Ohr. Nach und nach wird ihr klar, dass der Kaufmann in der Herrlichkeit viele Feinde hatte ...
By Stephanie Barron,S. Orsi
By Ken R. Abell
From the idealism of the River Brethren of Conoy Creek to the passions of the abolitionist circulation, Deke Coburn turns into entangled within the horrors and societal upheaval of the Civil warfare. His tale is a component historic epic, half religious odyssey. he's a guy at the run, encountering friendship the place he can locate it.
In his travels to flee his earlier and are available to phrases along with his personal wrongdoing, he stumbles upon a nightmare—a crazy twitch—who preys upon innocence. What occurs subsequent units in movement terror that threatens to smash the longer term. He and his partners are thrust into where the place good—however ambiguous it might be—must make its stand opposed to evil.
“In this exquisitely annoying examine humanity, Abell takes us at the trip of a guy haunted through internal demons and a daunting previous. In his splendidly descriptive prose, Abell tells a narrative the place racism, psychological ailment, and spirituality merge in unforeseen locations within the years surrounding the Civil warfare . . . A story of affection, conflict, insanity, and triumph, Days of Purgatory is a kind of infrequent books you're saddened to finish.”
—Christie Lewis, Southern Idaho dwelling Magazine
Ken R. Abell at the moment is living in New Mexico along with his spouse, Anita. They serve the Overcomers software at Navajo BIC project. between different initiatives, he's engaged on the second one installment of this sprawling western saga. He could be contacted and his writing accessed at www.wantedman.org.
By Nancy Herriman
Living amid the cultural flowering, non secular strife, and political storms of Tudor England, Bess Ellyott is an herbalist, a widow, and a hunted girl. She fled London after her husband was once brutally murdered, however the bucolic city within the nation-state the place she lands will provide her no solace. She nonetheless doesn’t recognize who killed her husband, yet she understands something: The assassin remains to be available in the market. This turns into all too transparent whilst Bess’s brother-in-law, a wealthy service provider, is himself chanced on dead—dangling from a tree, an obvious suicide.
But Bess doesn’t think that for a second, and nor do her associates. pageant is cutthroat within the seventeenth century, and observe round the city holds that the lifeless guy is a sufferer of rival retailers scheming to nook the wool industry. Bess, although, is confident the killer is out to wreck her family.
Town constable Christopher Harwoode will go participants of his family to assist Bess locate the killer—whose subsequent aim could be Queen Elizabeth I—in this unshakably gripping, devilishly unpredictable sequence debut that may satisfaction lovers of Alison Weir and Philippa Gregory.
By Wilkie Collins
By N. E. Monson
By Linda Newbery
Quand Greg, un adolescent féru de photographie, découvre les ruines de l’ancienne demeure de Graveney corridor, il sait tout de suite qu’il tient un beau sujet. Épaulé par religion, los angeles fille d’un bénévole eating place los angeles propriété, il va tenter de percer le mystery de cette mystérieuse bâtisse et de son dernier habitant, Edmund Pearson, disparu dans d’étonnantes circonstances pendant l. a. Première Guerre mondiale. Une enquête qui va révéler bien plus de choses sur lui-même qu’il n’aurait pu l’imaginer.
Décidément, Linda Newbery, auteur très remarqué du roman De pierre et de cendre, n’a pas son pareil pour recréer l’atmosphère et les mentalités d’hier, cerner les interrogations et les idéaux d’aujourd’hui, rendre haletant et émouvant un récit où se mêlent l’étrange, le poids de l’Histoire, los angeles violence et le désir, tous les désirs...
By Jagat S Mehta
In his lucid and informative kind, Mehta sheds mild on Nehru’s prophetic statement of ideological agnosticism (named ‘Non-Alignment’ in 1946) and its distortion by means of the unintended overlap of decolonization with the chilly War.
Mehta argues that Nehru was once naïve on China, wishful at the Soviet Union and prejudiced opposed to the United States. The civil servants have been hypnotized by way of what he refers to because the ‘Panditji is familiar with top’ syndrome. He illustrates that Nehru’s bark was once doubtless scary yet his chunk no longer vicious.
By John A. Connell
while the 3rd Reich collapsed, the small city Garmisch-Partenkirchen grew to become the house of fleeing struggle criminals, making it the ultimate depository for the Nazis’ stolen riches. There are fortunes to be made at the black marketplace. homicide, extortion, and corruption became the norm.
It’s an ideal typhoon for a legal investigator like Mason Collins, particularly while his buddy, CIC Agent John Winstone, claims team of robust males are taking up the profitable alternate. yet prior to he can absolutely clarify, Winstone—and his female friend— are brutally murdered.
made up our minds to discover the reality, Mason plunges right into a shadowy labyrinth of co-conspirators together with former SS and Gestapo officials, U.S. military OSS officials, and liberated Polish POWs.
As either witnesses and facts commence disappearing, it turns into visible that somebody on excessive is pulling strings to stifle the investigation—and that Mason needs to suppose his means within the darkness if he's going to determine who on the town has the main to gain—and the main to lose…
From the Hardcover edition.
By Julie McElwain
When Kendra Donovan’s plan to come back to the twenty first century fails, leaving her stranded in 1815, the Duke of Aldridge believes he understands the reason—she needs to retailer his nephew, who has been accused of brutally murdering his ex-mistress.
Former FBI agent Kendra Donovan’s makes an attempt to come to the twenty-first century have failed, leaving her caught at Aldridge fortress in 1815. And her difficulties have simply started: in London, the Duke of Aldridge’s nephew Alec—Kendra’s confidante and lover—has come below suspicion for murdering his former mistress, woman Dover, who was once discovered viciously stabbed with a stiletto, her face carved up in a extraordinary and brutal way.
Lady Dover had lots of secrets and techniques, and her previous wasn’t really what she’d made it out to be. neither is it totally within the past—which turns into frighteningly transparent while against the law lord emerges from London’s seamy underbelly to threaten Alec. becoming a member of forces with Bow road Runner Sam Kelly, Kendra needs to navigate the treacherous 19th century whereas she selections in the course of the strands of woman Dover’s life.
As the noose tightens round Alec’s neck, Kendra will do whatever to avoid wasting him, together with following each twist and switch via London’s glittering ballrooms, the place deception is the norm—and any try to discover the reality gets somebody killed.