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By Sigrid Undset

Set in 13th-century Norway, The Axe is the 1st quantity in Undset's epic tetralogy, The grasp of Hestviken. In it, we meet Olav Audunsson and Ingunn Steinfinnsdatter, who have been betrothed as youngsters and raised as brother and sister. within the heedlessness of adlescent, they develop into fans, unaware that their ardor will forge the 1st hyperlink in a sequence of homicide, exile, and shame. Undset's novel is usually a meticulous new version of a global break up among pagan codes of retribution and the pains of Christian piety--a international the place legislation is a delicate new invention and manslaughter is so universal that it truly is punishable through a fine."Undset reproduces medieval Norway in the entire wealthy pageantry of colour and form...she can delivery us 8 centuries and a number of other thousand miles extra successfully than such a lot writers can take us into the home subsequent door."--The Nation

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By Zane Grey

From one of many bestselling western novelists of all time, comes one other vintage story.

Templeton Lambeth had so desperately sought after a son— an inheritor to trip through his aspect throughout the giant, wild levels simply west of the Pecos River. yet to his unhappiness, his spouse bore a lady. His hopes overwhelmed and in denial, he makes a decision to elevate his daughter as though she have been a boy. In honor of Lambeth’s extra winning brother, they named her: Terrill.

Upon the arriving of the Civil warfare, Lambeth enlists in Lee’s military, abandoning his spouse and tomboy daughter, with hopes to reconcile residing within the shadow of his brother. by the point the warfare ends, Lambeth returns a colonel and his spouse has handed. uninterested in his previous lifestyles as a cotton planter, he packs up along with his tomboy daughter, Rill, and heads for the appealing western frontier to begin anew.

After they come within the West, the Colonel is brutally murdered. Rill, disguised as a formative years of eighteen who rode with the hardest, is left to fend for herself within the Wild West swarming with outlaws. input the single they known as Pecos Smith—a rugged desperado with a mysterious previous and one undesirable popularity. notwithstanding, he is probably not what he turns out.

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By Christina Baker Kline

‘Graceful, relocating and robust . . . a superb tale that turns out to were ready, all this time, for Kline to come back alongside and inform it’ MICHAEL CHABON

For a long time, Christina Olson’s complete global has been a rocky, windswept aspect at the coast of Maine, the farmhouse her ancestors fled to from the Salem witch trials. an international she fears she is going to by no means leave.

As a lady, farm existence requested extra of Christina than it did her kinfolk, her losing limbs turning each activity right into a problem. however the very tenacity that bolstered her may well sprint her possibilities for a lifestyles past her chores and extinguish her hopes for love.

Years move and Christina’s solitude is damaged by means of the arriving of Andrew Wyeth, a tender artist who's fixated at the remoted farm residence. In Christina he'll detect greater than a kindred spirit; for him, she's going to turn into a muse like no other…

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By Battista Tarantini

Monaco s’apprête à inaugurer le célèbre tournoi de tennis des Masters 1000. Ella Rosenthal, jeune journaliste pour un prestigieux journal sportif, est chargée de réaliser un reportage « glamour et vérités » révélant los angeles face cachée de l’Américaine Cheri Meyers, joueuse prodige du circuit. Loin de los angeles salle de rédaction, immergée dans un monde dont elle ne maîtrise pas les codes, Ella va devoir rivaliser d’aisance, et se fondre dans le luxe décadent de ces lieux d’exception afin d’écrire un article parfait. Elle est bien décidée à ne pas se laisser distraire de son objectif, et surtout pas par un homme ! Pourtant, dès son arrivée, Ella rencontre Luka Tessier, un médecin chargé des contrôles anti-dopage. Entreprenant et attentionné, il se rapproche peu à peu d’elle ; Ella est shock, méfiante, puis le laisse faire et en redemande. Mais où qu’elle aille, elle croise le chemin du ténébreux Sevastian Novikov, un joueur redoutable, aussi boastful que attractive, auquel rien ne résiste. Luka los angeles charme et veut lui offrir l. a. stabilité qui guérirait ses blessures ; Sevi l. a. provoque et incarne tout ce qu’elle s’évertue à fuir. Dans les somptueux couloirs de l’hôtel Excelsior, s’installent de dangereux jeux de séduction où tous les coups semblent permis. Ella n’est pas à l’abri de se retrouver « Jeu set match » et de mordre los angeles poussière… aussi scintillante soit-elle. 
 

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Download PDF by Shirin Laghai,Thomas Alexander: The Visitor: A Play in Two Acts

By Shirin Laghai,Thomas Alexander

while the sweetheart of a well-known author is going lacking in a conflict ravaged nation, he bribes his manner right into a reformatory to question her husband, a Missionary who's being tortured as a coaching workout for a tender trainee jailor.
Alone within the phone the 2 commence a discussion in regards to the nature of trust. trust in God, love and politics.

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By Jamie Quatro

Maggie is solely dedicated to her husband Thomas, their appealing teenagers, and to God.

But then what starts off as blameless letter writing with poet James starts off to develop into anything way more erotically charged, there assembly of minds threatening to turn into a gathering of bodies.

As every thing Maggie believes in is thrown into doubt the reader is drawn ever deeper into the battleground of her soul.

Fire Sermon is a bold debut novel of obsession, wish and salvation that exhibits the novel gentle and darkish of affection itself. this can be a visceral, wealthy and devastating portrait of lifestyles and loves lived and misplaced that can't fail to echo on your personal experience.

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By Iona GREY,Alice DELARBRE

L'histoire bouleversante d'un amour qui traverse le temps.

À los angeles nuit tombée, fuyant l. a. violence de son compagnon, une jeune femme courtroom dans les rues glacées de Londres. Jess n'a nulle half où aller. Surgissant dans une ruelle déserte, elle trouve shelter dans une maison abandonnée. Le lendemain matin, le facteur glisse une lettre mystérieuse par los angeles porte. Incapable de résister à los angeles tentation, Jess ne peut s'empêcher de l. a. lire et se retrouve plongée dans une histoire d'amour d'un autre temps.

1943. Dans une église de Londres bombardée par le Blitz, Stella rencontre Dan, un aviateur américain. Très vite, ils sont irrésistiblement attirés l'un par l'autre. Leur histoire est a priori most unlikely. Rien ne joue en leur faveur : elle vient de se marier à un pasteur, lui n'a qu'une probability sur cinq de sortir vivant de cette guerre. Perdus et sans repères, l. a. seule selected à laquelle les deux amants peuvent s'accrocher sont les lettres qu'ils s'écrivent, promesses d'un bonheur à venir.

Le temps a passé, le destin est merciless, mais Jess est déterminée à savoir ce qui leur est arrivé. Inspirée par cet amour, portée par son enquête, elle trouvera à son travel les clefs d'un avenir meilleur.

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By Gwyn Hyman Rubio

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Love and traditional Creatures is advised in the course of the eyes of a cockatoo in love along with his very human caretaker. Snatched in a internet from his Australian fatherland as a tender parrot, Caruso has tailored to captivity and has realized all he is aware of affection from his past proprietor, who was once obsessively fixated on his early life sweetheart. Now in his new domestic with the gorgeous and gifted Clarissa, Caruso has discovered either love and happiness—until a good-looking stranger arrives on the town and units his points of interest on Clarissa.

Smart, passionate, and wildly artistic, Caruso strives to place his human rival in his position earlier than he loses Clarissa for stable. And while a typhoon descends upon the coast, Caruso’s love for Clarissa and his thoughts of freedom are demonstrated because the hurricane threatens all that he holds dear.

Set within the early Nineties in a old fashioned North Carolina beach city, Love and traditional Creatures is a fantastic story of the ways that love and desire go beyond species.

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By Jessica Sorensen

Ils se sont cherchés. Ils ont fini par se l’avouer. Ils s’aiment. Mais chacun doit suivre sa course. Ella est de retour à l’université tandis que Micha est parti sur les routes avec son groupe, dans lequel il est guitariste et chanteur. Ils essaient de se voir le plus attainable, mais leurs retrouvailles restent rares. Loin de Micha, Ella est de nouveau sujette à de grosses déprimes et aux pulsions suicidaires qui ne l’ont jamais quittée. A chaque fois qu’elle le voit, Ella ne peut pas s’empêcher de se dire qu’elle va gâcher l. a. vie de Micha avec ses problèmes, qu’il serait mieux avec une autre fille. Soudain, elle décide de le quitter pour le libérer. Le couple se sépare, mais Micha n’a pas dit son dernier mot…

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