Download E-books Die Tochter des Kardinals: Historischer Roman (German Edition) PDF

By Stefan Fandrey

Italien, 1589. Rom wankt unter der Macht der um sich greifenden Reformation. Immer mehr Fürsten bekennen sich zu dem neuen christlichen Glauben. Die Gegner des Papstes wittern eine einmalige probability, allen voran sein größter Feind, Kardinal Callisto Carafa. Doch seine Mittel sind begrenzt, ein erster Mordanschlag schlägt fehl. Carafa benötigt Informationen aus dem engsten Umfeld Sixtus' V.

Unter einem Vorwand lässt er die junge Benediktinernonne Giulia nach Rom holen. Diese ahnt nichts von Carafas niederträchtigem Plan ...

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Download E-books The Coldest Day in Texas (Chaparral Books) PDF

By Peggy Freeman

On the coldest day in Texas—February 12, 1899—Shyanne Jones and her dual sister, Shenandoah, are snowbound of their schoolhouse within the Panhandle, in addition to the teacher—Shyanne’s cherished pass over Gibson—and Josh Paul more youthful, the cutest boy within the county. earlier than rescuers can dig them out, Shenandoah’s frail center is weakened by way of the critical temperature. Gravely sick, she whispers her merely wish.

Bracing opposed to the hurricane, Josh Paul and pass over Gibson reduce the only tree inside of miles to supply her want, and the 4 have fun Christmas ten months early. whilst Shenandoah dies, Shyanne bitterly regrets the cruel final phrases her sister ever heard from her.

Shyanne’s father, having misplaced his estate within the Civil warfare, drowns his sorrows in drink, and after Shenandoah’s dying, deserts the family members. Then, to Shyanne’s disgust, her mom makes her annual announcement—another child is at the means. it will likely be the 8th baby within the family.

Guilt over Shenandoah’s loss of life, a fearful abdominal round Josh Paul which may purely suggest love, and contention with snippy Priscilla Babcock, the town’s wealthy lady, all mix to make Shyanne unsatisfied and pessimistic. Will she need to surrender college and look after her brothers so her mom can paintings, or worse, stream to her grandmother’s residence and develop into a woman? Or may perhaps Josh Paul be correct? Do miracles occur and is there rather a happy-ever-after?

The Coldest Day in Texas is alive with pleasure and drama, from a snow fall to a prairie fireplace, reunion picnics and an outstanding jackrabbit hunt to a wagon-trip to the Palo Duro Canyon, from the demise of 1 baby to the delivery of another.

And Shyanne Jones is without doubt one of the spunkiest ladies ever to race during the adventures of turning out to be up within the Texas Panhandle.

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Download E-books Rescue on the Outer Banks (On My Own History (Paperback)) PDF

Introduce younger readers to background in the course of the tales of either actual and fictionalized humans. through targeting a unmarried very important episode that describes a ancient occasion, those books interact readers' pursuits and imaginations. Written in a narrative structure, each one account relates occasions that truly occurred, usually via a quick precis of the historic occasion to additional clarify the importance it had on heritage. On October eleven, 1896, ten-year-old Sam Deal and his horse, Ginger, watch because the courageous surfmen of Pea Island fight to avoid wasting the lives of 9 humans stranded on a shipwreck. Sam has dreamt of turning into a surfman like the all-African-American staff, and this is often his likelihood. Can he and Ginger support the workforce rescue the sufferers, or will they be misplaced eternally?

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Download E-books Ferne Ufer (Outlander 3) PDF

By Diana Gabaldon, Birgitta Assheuer, Argon Verlag

"Es ist viel Zeit vergangen, Sassenach, seit wir eins waren, du und ich..."

Zwanzig Jahre lang hielt Claire ihre große Liebe Jamie Fraser für tot. Nun findet sie heraus, dass er die Schlacht von Culloden überlebt hat. Unterstützt von ihrer Tochter Brianna kehrt sie durch den Steinkreis zu ihm ins 18. Jahrhundert zurück. Aber Jamie hat in all der Zeit sein eigenes Leben geführt, außerdem kämpft er weiterhin für Schottlands Unabhängigkeit. Und so müssen die beiden früher, als ihnen lieb ist, aus dem Hochland fliehen und sich aufmachen zu neuen, fernen Ufern. Doch sie wissen, dass ihre Liebe und ihre Leidenschaft füreinander sie jedes Hindernis überwinden lassen wird.

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Download E-books King Solomon's Mines: Complete and Unabridged (Puffin Classics) PDF

By H. Rider Haggard

Touted via its 1885 writer as “the so much remarkable tale ever written,” King Solomon’s Mines used to be one of many bestselling novels of the 19th century. H. Rider Haggard’s exciting saga of elephant hunter Allan Quatermain and his look for fabled treasure is greater than simply an experience tale, even though: As Alexandra Fuller explains in her advent, in its brilliant portrayal of the alliances and battles of white colonials and African tribesmen, King Solomon’s Mines “brings us the realm of extremes, of the absurdly tall stories and of the illogical loyalty among disparate people who nonetheless informs this a part of the world.”

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Download E-books Longtusk PDF

By Stephen Baxter

Even as a tender calf, Longtusk understood the hardships the few ultimate of his historical sort had encountered while the glaciers retreated and grassy forests stole over the great tundra the herds referred to as domestic. Worst of all used to be while the Fireheads got here -- merciless, two-legged beasts who kill for excitement. At a young age, Longtusk grew to become 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 the most important, intimate wisdom of the Fireheads' methods, even though at a poor expense. Now the time is quickly imminent whilst he'll need to conflict with those that search to break each dwelling hint of his proud breed. The darkish land ahead of him could be mined with fierce stumbling blocks and striking demanding situations. And although it could require the last word sacrifice -- and a grim war of words with the misplaced, the main feared enemy of his gargantuan race -- Longtusk mustn't ever shun the twisted direction in entrance of him...or what he's destined to develop into: the best hero of them all.

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Download E-books Buddha, Vol. 8: Jetavana PDF

By Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka’s vaunted storytelling genius, consummate ability at visible expression, and hot humanity blossom totally in his eight-volume epic of Siddhartha’s existence and occasions. Tezuka evidences his profound seize of the topic by means of contextualizing the Buddha’s rules; the emphasis is on circulation, motion, emotion, and clash because the prince Siddhartha runs clear of domestic, travels throughout India, and questions Hindu practices equivalent to ascetic self-mutilation and caste oppression. instead of suggest resignation and impassivity, Tezuka’s Buddha predicates enlightenment upon spotting the interconnectedness of lifestyles, having compassion for the ache, and ordering one’s existence sensibly. Philosophical segments are threaded into interpersonal events with ground-breaking visible dynamism by way of an artist who makes yes by no means to lose his readers’ attention.

Tezuka himself used to be a humanist instead of a Buddhist, and his magnum opus isn't really an test at propaganda. Hermann Hesse’s novel or Bertolucci’s movie is analogous during this regard; in reality, Tezuka’s procedure is a bit irreverent in that it accommodates anything that Western commentators usually eschew, specifically, humor.

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Download E-books Emerald Star (Hetty Feather) PDF

By Jacqueline Wilson

The 3rd and ultimate tale that includes the highly well known Hetty Feather, from mega-bestselling writer Jacqueline Wilson. 

A incredible new event for courageous, feisty Hetty Feather -- one in every of Jacqueline Wilson's such a lot well-loved characters.

Since leaving the Foundling health center, Hetty has obvious her justifiable share of drama, pleasure, tragedy and loss. After the demise of her cherished mama, she units off to discover a true domestic ultimately -- beginning with the hunt for her father.

But Hetty isn't any longer an easy nation lady, and starts off to worry she'll by no means actually belong wherever. or even while she is reunited along with her liked formative years sweetheart Jem, Hetty nonetheless longs for event -- specifically while a fascinating determine from her previous makes an unforeseen reappearance. might a extra fascinating destiny lie forward for Hetty?

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Download E-books Frederick Douglass: Young Defender of Human Rights (Young Patriots series) PDF

By Elisabeth P. Myers, Cathy Morrison

The inspiring tale of Frederick Douglass’s upward push from slavery to prominence as an early abolitionist and civil rights champion is featured during this quantity of the younger Patriots sequence. targeting Douglass’s early years, this profile info his tough upbringing as a slave on a Maryland plantation, his early separation from his mom, and his circulation as a young person to the house of the Auld relations in Baltimore. From a tender age, Douglass knew that wisdom was a passport out of slavery, and this biography finds his fierce commitment to education. Lively drawings illustrate the weather in which he grew up and the hurdles faced at the street to equality and freedom. distinctive beneficial properties contain a precis of Douglass’s grownup accomplishments, together with his place as advisor to President Lincoln; little-known evidence approximately him; and a time line of his life.

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