The Nature of Monsters

The Nature of Monsters EPUB

The Nature of Monsters
1666: The Great Fire of London sweeps through the streets and a heavily pregnant woman flees the flames. A few months later she gives birth to a child disfigured by a red birthmark.1718: Sixteen-year-old Eliza Tally sees the gleaming dome of St. Paul�s Cathedral rising above a rebuilt city. She arrives as an apothecary�s maid, a position hastily arranged to shield the fat

Norseman Chief(The Norseman Chronicles 3) EPUB

Norseman Chief(The Norseman Chronicles 3)
Halldorr never did get his warm hearth and plump wife. Each time he came close, Odin, Providence, or Glooskap saw fit to change his path.Older now, feeling no wiser, he finds himself in the midst of a new people, the Beiuthook, a captive demeaned to the point of performing the drudgery of the village women. But he has fought, bled, and killed in a life thrust upon him. His

Like Never Before EPUB

Like Never Before
A stirring portrait as ten stories explore the intersections of three generations of an Orthodox Jewish family. Supple, sentimental, and darkly beautiful.--Los Angeles Times.

The Essex Serpent EPUB

The Essex Serpent
Set in Victorian London and an Essex village in the 1890s, and enlivened by the debates on scientific and medical discovery which defined the era, The Essex Serpent has at its heart the story of two extraordinary people who fall for each other, but not in the usual way.They are Cora Seaborne and Will Ransome. Cora is a well-to-do London widow who moves to the Essex parish

Hawaii EPUB

In Hawaii, Pulitzer Prize�winning author James Michener weaves the classic saga that brought Hawaii�s epic history vividly alive to the American public on its initial publication in 1959, and continues to mesmerize even today.The volcanic processes by which the Hawaiian Islands grew from the ocean floor were inconceivably slow, and the land remained untouched by man for co

Wolf Hall(Thomas Cromwell Trilogy 1) EPUB

Wolf Hall(Thomas Cromwell Trilogy 1)
In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIIIs court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the kings favor and ascend to the heights of political powerEngland in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster. If the king dies without a male heir, the country could be destroyed by civil war. Henry VIII wants to annul his marriage of twenty years, and marry Anne Boleyn. The po

Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont EPUB

Open Wound: The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont
A shotgun misfires inside the American Fur Company store in Northern Michigan, and Alexis St. Martins death appears imminent. Its 1822, and, as the leaders of Mackinac Island examine St. Martins shot-riddled torso, they decide not to incur a single expense on behalf of the indentured fur trapper. They even go so far as to dismiss the attention of U.S. Army Assistant Sur

They Were Counted(The Writing on the Wall: The Transylvania Trilogy  1) EPUB

They Were Counted(The Writing on the Wall: The Transylvania Trilogy 1)
Painting an unrivalled portrait of the vanished world of pre-1914 Hungary, this story is told through the eyes of two young Transylvanian cousins, Count Balint Abady and Count Laszlo Gyeroffy. Shooting parties in great country houses, turbulent scenes in parliament, and the luxury of life in Budapest provide the backdrop for this gripping, prescient novel, forming a chilli

A Singular Hostage(Mariana Givens 1) EPUB

A Singular Hostage(Mariana Givens 1)
In a land of exotic splendor, a young Englishwoman finds herself guardian of an orphan child believed by a dying maharajah to be endowed with magical gifts. It is a role that will take her on a perilous journey into a kingdom�s walled city to protect a child she doesn�t know from a culture she doesn�t understand...A Singular HostageThe year is 1838. Mariana Givens, a spiri

12 Days at Bleakly Manor (Once Upon a Dickens Christmas 1) EPUB

12 Days at Bleakly Manor (Once Upon a Dickens Christmas 1)
When CLARA CHAPMAN receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet compelled to attend�for if she remains the duration of the twelve-day celebration, she is promised a sum of one thousand pounds. That�s enough money to bring her brother back from America and reinstate their stolen family fortune. But is she walking into da

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