• First Truth by Dawn Cook

    By Dawn Cook

    Before she wrote as New York Times bestselling writer Kim Harrison, sunrise cook dinner wrote the Truth...

    this is often the 1st novel of sunrise Cook's remarkable coming-of-age myth that includes Alissa, a tender beginner within the paintings of magic, who embarks on an epic trip of discovery and chance.

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  • Broken English by P. L. Gaus

    By P. L. Gaus

    The peaceable city of Millersburg, Ohio, within the center of Ohio's Amish state, is rocked by means of the vicious homicide of 1 of its voters by the hands of an ex-convict. while an area reporter masking the tale finally ends up lifeless to boot, with the convict already at the back of bars, suspicion falls on David Hawkins, father of the 1st sufferer. yet Hawkins is nowhere to be came upon, now not even one of the protecting Amish colony that had taken him in as one in every of its personal despite his shadowy earlier. Following at the serious and renowned luck of his first ebook, secret author P. L. Gaus back brings us an ethical and felony conundrum as Professor Michael Branden, Sheriff Bruce Robertson, and Pastor Cal Troyer got down to discover the fact that turns out so elusive of their differently quiet nook of the realm. alongside the way in which, Gaus paints a special portrait of the connection among the Amish and the "English" cultures as obvious from the interior. by contrast backdrop, damaged English is a story of honor, deception, and revenge, the place situations and the quest for justice attempt the mettle of the nearest of acquaintances and demonstrate the determined measures of the most powerful of foes.

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  • The House on Durrow Street by Galen Beckett

    By Galen Beckett

    “A captivating and mannered fable confection with a darker middle of gothic romance” is how big apple occasions bestselling writer Robin Hobb defined Galen Beckett’s outstanding sequence opener, The Magicians and Mrs. Quent. Now Beckett returns to this global of excellent magick and sophisticated manners, the place one striking woman’s selection will positioned the destiny of a nation—and all she cherishes—into precarious balance. Her braveness kept the rustic of Altania and earned the affection of a hero of the area. Now good Ivy Quent desires simply to show her father’s sprawling, mysterious apartment right into a right domestic. yet quickly she is swept into stylish society’s maximum circles of power—a global that's important to her family’s destiny yet replete with perilous temptations.Yet a long way larger hazard lies past the city’s glittering ballrooms—and Ivy needs to race to liberate the secrets and techniques that lie in the previous condominium on Durrow road sooner than outlaw magicians and an old ravening strength plunge Altania into darkness ceaselessly.

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  • Leopard In Exile by Andre Norton

    By Andre Norton

    Below King Charles II, England's New global colonies are flourishing, as is France's colony Louisianne. Napolean is the scary grasp of the ecu continent . . . And Sarah Cunningham, a girl from our personal international, is aware all too good what a distinction this makes, for now not in the past she was once ripped from her lifestyles as a usa citizen in our history.Sarah, now the Duchess of Wessex, trips to North the USA together with her new husband, the Duke--but this can be no excitement journey. The destiny of the world--New and Old--rests on her saving her buddy Meriel, rescuing Louis, rightful King of France, from the clutches of the Marquis de Sade, and discovering the Holy Grail. yet she and her loved Duke are beset by means of perils that may try out their power and spirit to the maximum.

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  • The Newgate Jig by Ann Featherstone

    By Ann Featherstone

    A dangling continuously attracts a crowd. yet now not everybody there has come to jeer on the condemned guy. George Kevill's younger son Barney is within the entrance row, and he is aware his father is blameless. There are others there who recognize George is blameless, too - and the lads who set him up have each cause to need to silence his boy . . Narrowly escaping the clutches of the sinister Nasty guy, younger Barney unearths sanctuary on the London Aquarium among his father's bohemian pals: Bob Chapman, whose appearing canines Brutus and Nero astonish audiences each evening, the beautiful doll-lady, Princess Tiny, and her admirer, the enormous Herr Swann. including Fortinbras Horatio Trimmer, aspiring novelist and period in-between writer of penny dreadfuls and well known performs, they are going to guard Barney and search to discover the conspiracy in the back of a gloomy mystery that lies on the middle of the Victorian institution.

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  • Venus in Copper (Marcus Didius Falco Mysteries) by Lindsey Davis

    By Lindsey Davis

    Rome, advert seventy one. Marcus Didius Falco is deperate to go away the infamous Lautumiae legal - even though being bailed out by means of his mother is a moderate indignity...

    Things move from undesirable to worse notwithstanding while a gaggle of nouveau riche ex-slaves lease him to outwit a fortune-hunting redhead, whose husbands have a behavior of demise accidently, leaving him up opposed to a feminine contortionist, her extra-friendly snake, indigestible brownies and lease racketeers. And, the entire whereas, attempting to entice Helena Justina to reside with him, a deadly proposition given the notorius instability of Roman genuine property. In a case of homicide as advanced as he ever confronted, this Lindsey Davis' vintage story Venus in Copper shows Falco at his very finest.

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