Get Flash: A Novel PDF

By Jim Miller

ISBN-10: 1849350566

ISBN-13: 9781849350563

An opportunity come across with a light "Wanted!" poster in a San Diego library sends journalist Jack Wilson on a wild experience via southern California's radical prior. As Jack searches for the reality approximately I.W.W. outlaw Bobby Flash, he uncovers a hidden historical past of real-life revolutionaries . . . and learns a robust lesson in regards to the significance of relations within the method.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Hour of Lead by Bruce Holbert

By Bruce Holbert

ISBN-10: 1619023806

ISBN-13: 9781619023802

Lonesome Animals was once named as a most sensible publication of 2012 through either The Seattle occasions and Slate, a literary debut sparking with appealing language set opposed to the rugged panorama of Nineteen Twenties Washington nation. Holbert returns with The Hour of Lead, an epic family members novel and coming of age tale that's once more imbibed with the mythology of the west.

After wasting either his dual and his father in a brutal, unforeseen storm from snow, Matt Lawson needs to take over the relations ranch. As his mom disappears into grief, Matt learns the toughest lesson the west has to educate: he's on his personal. the need of labor stabilizes younger Matt opposed to the pitfalls of old flame with Wendy, the daughter of an area grocer, and their ragged finish will despatched Matt on a trip around the county, leaving Wendy to have a tendency the ranch with neighborhood schoolteacher Linda Jefferson and her unwieldy son fortunate. it is going to take a long time for Matt to profit his long ago domestic, and that lengthy trip can have nice effect on all of these round him.

Invoking a similar appealing panorama and language of his critically-acclaimed debut, The Hour of Lead is a much wider, extra expansive novel, much less violent yet simply as affecting, one other very important contribution to the literature of the west.

From Booklist:

The writer of the well-regarded Lonesome Animals (2012) returns to Washington kingdom for his moment novel, the story of a primitive, tormented guy named Matt Lawson. It starts off within the Nineteen Twenties, while farms have been nonetheless being wrested out of the sod. In a memorably defined snowstorm, younger Matt loses either his brother and his father, after which needs to take over the ranch and deal with his inconsolable mom. He doesn’t comprehend love, and his sole courtship, of a grocer’s daughter, Wendy, turns sordid. He’s pushed out into the area, the place he's unequipped for something yet paintings. He’s vast and robust, in a position to outwork any guy, no matter if on a farm or within the (beautifully defined) construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. ultimately, Matt’s easy obsessions go back him to Wendy and a kind of happiness. yet he’s a lifeless fellow, and the smarter parents round him are doomed by way of violence and loss of life needs. Holbert has been in comparison to Cormac McCarthy, yet fairly he brings to brain the early John Steinbeck, as in To a God Unknown, with its melodrama and twisted pantheism. --John Mort

Praise for The Hour of Lead:

“The rugged land and lives of rural jap Washington shape the environment for Bruce Holbert’s riveting and wonderfully written new novel… a portrait of a disappearing lifestyle, lovingly instructed in lovely and relocating prose.” —Seattle Times

"Holbert has been in comparison to Cormac McCarthy, yet particularly he brings to brain the early John Steinbeck, as in To a God Unknown, with its melodrama and twisted pantheism." —Booklist

"Holbert’s characters, outlined through their temperaments or their sins, are unforgettable… The Hour of Lead (the name comes from Emily Dickinson) captures the reader within the first bold bankruptcy and, with prose that builds to a riding rhythm, holds on till the tip. it is a nice novel and a masterful tribute to the “late” pioneers, women and men who grew up in distant components of Washington kingdom the place, unconnected by means of solid roads or north-south passenger trains, they realized the price of exertions and reasonable play. hugely recommended." —Historical Novel Society

“Bruce Holbert is a lyrical, soulful chronicler of our ever-changing West.” —Jess Walter, attractive Ruins

"Holbert's strong paintings echoes the romance of America’s Western adventure. A masterpiece." —Kirkus Starred Review

"Holbert's shrewdpermanent end deals numerous staggering twist and a few satisfaction" —Publishers Weekly

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New PDF release: The Eagle in the Sand (Eagle, Book 7)

By Simon Scarrow

ISBN-10: 0755350014

ISBN-13: 9780755350018

The 7th novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Roman sequence. difficulty is brewing in Syria, at the jap frontier of the Roman Empire. With the troops in a deplorable nation, centurions Macro and Cato are sent to revive the competence of the cohort. yet one other problem faces them as Bannus, a neighborhood tribesman, is brewing up hassle and preaching violent competition to Rome. because the neighborhood riot grows in scale, Macro and Cato needs to stamp out corruption within the cohort and restoration it to struggling with health to quash Bannus - earlier than the japanese provinces are misplaced to the Empire forever...

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Child of the Prophecy (Sevenwaters, Book 3) - download pdf or read online

By Juliet Marillier

ISBN-10: 1429913525

ISBN-13: 9781429913522

Magic is fading... and the methods of guy are riding the previous Ones to the West, past the ken of humankind. the traditional groves are being destroyed, and if not anything is finished, eire will lose its crucial mystic center.

The prophecies of in the past have foretold how to hinder this horror, and it's the Sevenwaters extended family that the spirits of ireland glance to for salvation. they seem to be a kin certain into the lifeblood of the land, and their promise to maintain the magic has been the reason for nice pleasure to them... in addition to nice sorrow.

It is as much as Fianne, daughter of Niamh, the misplaced sister of Sevenwaters, to resolve the riddles of energy. A shy baby of a reclusive sorcerer, she unearths that her manner is difficult: She is the granddaughter of the depraved sorceress Oonagh, who has emerged from the shadows and seeks to damage all that Sevenwaters has striven for. Oonagh will use Fianne such a lot cruelly to complete her ends, and prevents at not anything to determine her will performed.

Will Fianne be robust adequate to conflict this evil and retailer these she has come to like?

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Download e-book for iPad: O Shepherd, Speak! (The Lanny Budd Novels, Book 10) by Upton Sinclair

By Upton Sinclair

ISBN-10: 1504026543

ISBN-13: 9781504026543

Filenote: PDF retail from EBL. Publisher/EBL seem to have created it through taking their great epub and switched over to PDF instead of the common appealing PDF imprint.
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1949
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From the cave in of the 3rd Reich to the destruction of Hiroshima to the Nuremberg Trials, Lanny Budd bears witness to the beginning of a brand new global order

As a undercover agent for President Franklin Roosevelt, Lanny Budd was once in a position to infiltrate the internal circle of the Nazi excessive command and glean crucial info on behalf of the Allied reason. Now, because the negative worldwide clash methods its long-awaited end, the newly commissioned Captain Budd of the USA military is to be had to witness the ultimate cave in of the 3rd Reich within the aftermath of the conflict of the Bulge.

The nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki brings global battle II to an finish, yet now not even the demise of Franklin Roosevelt can unencumber Lanny from his tasks as Presidential Agent 103. A devastated Europe has to be rebuilt, and there's a invaluable reckoning nonetheless to come back within the middle of defeated Germany, the place the fans who murdered numerous thousands will stand trial for his or her crimes.

O Shepherd, Speak! is the penultimate quantity of Upton Sinclair's Pulitzer Prize–winning dramatization of twentieth-century international background. An unbelievable mixture of event, romance, and political intrigue, the Lanny Budd Novels are a testomony to the breathtaking scope of the author's imaginative and prescient and his singular skills as a storyteller.

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The Warrior's Path (When Women Were Warriors, Book 1) - download pdf or read online

By Catherine M. Wilson

ISBN-10: 0981563619

ISBN-13: 9780981563619

Winner, 2010 EPIC book Award for fiction within the Mainstream category.

"The robust, supple prose on demonstrate in all 3 novels, the intelligence of the plotting, and the skillfully various pacing make this a standout trilogy--highly recommended."
--from a evaluate through the historic Novel Society

"Breathtakingly wonderful writing … a multi-layered story of such intensity, breadth and perception that it was once virtually a religious experience…"
--from a evaluation via T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com

"…reminds me of Le Guin, of Cecelia Holland, and anything of Rosemary Sutcliff… It made me consider as I did while i used to be a toddler analyzing authors like those… once more i used to be in a paranormal place…"
--from a assessment through Charles Ferguson on Amazon.com

"…there’s no ring of strength or sparkling sword of specialness; the magic, just like the tone of the ebook, is quiet. It feels real."
--from a web publication overview on livejournal

whilst she was once a toddler, the writer of while girls have been Warriors fortunately pointed out with all of the male heroes she examine in tales that begun, "Once upon a time, a tender guy went out to hunt his fortune." yet she might were thrilled to find even one tale like that with a feminine protagonist. due to the fact she by no means did locate the tale she was once searching for all these years in the past, she determined to jot down it.

In ebook I of the trilogy, Tamras arrives in Merin’s apartment to start her apprenticeship as a warrior, yet her small stature reasons many, together with Tamras herself, to doubt that she's going to ever develop into a reliable swordswoman. To make concerns worse, the girl Merin assigns her the location of better half, little greater than a private servant, to a girl who got here to Merin’s condominium, probably out of nowhere, the former iciness, and this stranger wishes not anything to do with Tamras.

"…Both women and men of all persuasions appear to love those books... Very infrequent. Bravo, Bravo, Bravo!"
--from a evaluate by means of T. T. Thomas on Amazon.com

"Think Beowulf--only understandable and with girls."
--from a evaluate at the web publication, The Rainbow Reader, by way of Baxter Clare Trautman, writer of The River Within

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Download e-book for kindle: Wideacre: A Novel (Wideacre, Book 1) by Philippa Gregory

By Philippa Gregory

ISBN-10: 1416589554

ISBN-13: 9781416589556

From no 1 New York Times bestselling writer Philippa Gregory comes the beautiful first novel of an exciting trilogy in regards to the Lacey family members, and the pleasing girl on the middle of a power-hungry property prepared to visit any ability to guard her kinfolk name.
Beatrice Lacey, as strong-minded as she is gorgeous, refuses to comply to the social customs of her time. Destined to lose her historical past and cherished Wideacre property as soon as she is wed, Beatrice will use any potential essential to shield her ancestral identify. Seduction, betrayal, even murder—Beatrice's ardour is with out apology or sense of right and wrong. "She is a Lacey of Wideacre," her father warns, "and no matter what she does, notwithstanding she behaves, will consistently be fitting." but while Beatrice's scheming turns out approximately to yield her dream, she is haunted through the single residing one who is familiar with the level of her plans...and her capability for evil.

Sumptuously set in Georgian England from the "queen of royal fiction" (USA TODAY), Wideacre is very gripping, wealthy in texture, and whole of colour and authenticity. it's a saga as impossible to resist in its singular magic as its heroine.

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Download e-book for kindle: La reina descalza by Ildefonso Falcones

By Ildefonso Falcones

ISBN-10: 0345805291

ISBN-13: 9780345805294

En los angeles España del siglo XVIII, una conmovedora historia de amistad, pasión y venganza une dos voces de mujer en un canto desgarrado por los angeles libertad.

«Canta hasta que l. a. boca te sepa a sangre…»
 En enero de 1748, una mujer negra deambula por las calles de Sevilla. Atrás ha dejado un pasado esclavo en l. a. lejana Cuba, el hijo al que nunca volverá a ver y un largo viaje en barco hasta las costas españolas. Caridad ya no tiene un amo que le dé órdenes, pero tampoco un lugar donde cobijarse cuando se cruza en su camino Milagros Carmona, una joven gitana de Triana por cuyas venas corre los angeles sangre de los angeles rebeldía y el arte de los de su raza.
Las dos mujeres se convierten en inseparables y, entre zarabandas y fandangos, l. a. gitana confiesa a su nueva amiga su amor por el apuesto y arrogante Pedro García, de quien l. a. separan antiguos odios entre ambas familias. Por su parte, Caridad se esfuerza por acallar el sentimiento que está naciendo en su corazón hacia Melchor Vega, el abuelo de Milagros, un hombre desafiante, bribón y seductor aunque también firme defensor del honor y los angeles lealtad para con los suyos.
Pero cuando un mandato actual convierte a todos los gitanos en proscritos, l. a. vida de Milagros y Caridad da un trágico vuelco. Aunque sus caminos se separan, el destino volverá a unirlas en un Madrid donde confluyen contrabandistas y cómicos, nobles y villanos; un Madrid que se rinde a los angeles pasión que emana de las voces y bailes de esa raza de príncipes descalzos.
Ildefonso Falcones nos propone un viaje a una época apasionante, teñida por los prejuicios y los angeles intolerancia.
Desde Sevilla hasta Madrid, desde el tumultuoso bullicio de l. a. gitanería hasta los teatros señoriales de l. a. capital, los lectores disfrutarán de un fresco histórico poblado por personajes que viven, aman, sufren y pelean por lo que creen justo. Fiel reflejo de unos hombres y mujeres que no agacharon los angeles cabeza y que alzaron l. a. voz para enfrentarse al orden establecido.

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A Pillar of Iron - download pdf or read online

By Taylor Caldwell

ISBN-10: 0385053037

ISBN-13: 9780385053037

Filenote: PDF is searchable snapshot ocr, 680 pages with front/back cover
Publish 12 months note: First released 1965
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The spirit of old Rome in its final days of glory. The hero of the tale, the guy known as "a pillar of iron" is Marcus Tullius Cicero, the lawyer-statesman who attempted vainly to save lots of the republic he enjoyed from the forces of tyranny. Unfolding listed below are the non-public dramas in the back of the good Roman hero's triumphs and defeats - and the intimate, deeply relocating tale of his determined love affair with the attractive Livia.

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