Category: Historical Fiction

Spice and the Devil's Cave

"The environment is Lisbon, Portugal within the past due 1490s, as Vasco de Gama, Bartholomew Diaz, and Ferdinand Magellan talk about their plans to discover the elusive sea path round the Cape of excellent wish, which might allow Portugal to entry the spice-rich international locations of the some distance East." --Wikipedia become aware of: This ebook is released via historic Books constrained (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public area e-book, when you've got any inquiries, requests or desire any assist you can simply ship an e mail to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This e-book is located as a public area and unfastened e-book in line with a number of on-line catalogs, in the event you imagine there are any difficulties regard copyright matters please touch us instantly through DMCA@publicdomain.org.uk

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Diary of Dorkius Maximus in Pompeii

By Tim Collins

Dorkius is pissed off while he has to maneuver together with his kinfolk to Pompeii for the summer time in his 3rd adventure

Dorkius has to depart in the back of all of the joys of Rome for a humdrum small city. He reveals the folk of Pompeii to be much more superstitious than his mother, and watches in disbelief as they base all their judgements round animal innards readings. issues enliven while he meets Decima, a local girl who's confident a demon is haunting within sight Mount Vesuvius. They burst off to enquire and Dorkius unearths that the demonic rumbles are coming from contained in the volcano itself. confident that Vesuvius is ready to erupt, Dorkius rushes all the way down to town to warn every person, yet will they listen? 

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The Trap Door (Infinity Ring, Book 3)

By Lisa McMann

From the publishers of Spirit Animals and The 39 Clues and the brain of James Dashner, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of The Maze Runner.

Action, humor, and genuine background collide within the Infinity Ring series!

Dak, Sera, and Riq are 3 time tourists on a challenge to save lots of background, yet they're absolutely unprepared for the 12 months 1850. With the USA at the verge of civil warfare, runaway slaves within the South glance to the Underground Railroad for support escaping to freedom. yet there is a traitor of their midst. Now Dak and Sera are left pondering whom to belief, whereas Riq hazards every thing to save lots of the lifetime of a tender boy.

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Snow Hill (Snow Hill, Book 1)

By Mark Sanderson

'Friday, 18 December, 1936. I went to my funeral this morning ...'

So starts off the diary of John Steadman, an bold younger journalist in London. while he will get a tip-off a few murdered policeman, he thinks he's chanced on his scoop. difficulty is, no-one else turns out to grasp whatever approximately it ... or they're now not telling.Then John reveals anyone keen to speak. no less than, a person who was once. Now they're putting from a meat hook in a refrigerated locker and John's at the verge of a front-page scandal that might make or holiday his profession. yet to get to the guts of this darkish tale, he needs to first move undercover. Six ft undercover, to be targeted.

Based on a stunning real tale, Snow Hill vividly brings to existence a London you by no means knew approximately - an underworld that doesn't formally exist and previously hasn't ever been documented.

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Retribution (A Harry Tate Thriller)

By Adrian Magson

Ex-MI5 Harry Tate is back

“Harry. Plse make Grosvenor sq. the next day 18.30. pressing. take into accout Mirovica.” An atrocity that allegedly happened lower than Harry’s watch in Kosovo in 1999 returns to hang-out him while he gets a summons from an outdated UN touch. A lone murderer is monitoring down all those that have been current that fateful evening, despatching his sufferers with chilly, skilful potency. who's he and why does he wish revenge? If he's to discover the id of this ruthless killer and remain alive within the strategy, Harry needs to discover what fairly occurred in Mirovica again in 1999.

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Afternoon on the Amazon (Magic Tree House, No. 6)

By Mary Pope Osborne

Jack and Annie are prepared for his or her subsequent fable experience within the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House!

Vampire bats and killer ants?

That's what Jack and Annie are approximately to run into while the Magic Tree condo whisks them away to the Amazon River. it is not lengthy prior to they get hopelessly misplaced. Will they have the capacity to locate their as far back as the tree condo? Or are Jack and Annie caught perpetually within the rain forest?

stopover at the Magic Tree condo website!
MagicTreeHouse.com

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The Dark Discovery of Jack Dandy (The Steampunk Chronicles, Book 2.25)

By Kady Cross

Prior to he makes his visual appeal within the lady with the Iron contact, Jack Dandy had an experience of his personal. learn the way his activities set the plot in movement at the hours of darkness Discovery of Jack Dandy, a quick teaser tale from writer Kady Cross's Steampunk Chronicles.

Jack Dandy didn't develop into prince of the London underworld at slightly twenty-one via being softhearted, no matter if a definite lady in a metal corset has wormed her approach into his affections of past due. He is aware how you can control, attraction and rob humans blind. And if his felony actions embarrass his aristocratic father, lots the better.

So while a pal of Jack's father hires him for an underhanded activity, Jack is excited to oblige--for an outrageous cost, in fact. offering a mysterious crate sounds like a simple task--until Jack realizes simply what's inside...

Don't pass over the belief to Jack's escapade within the woman with the Iron contact through Kady move, to be had now from Harlequin

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A Rose Before Dying (A Second Sons Inquiry Agency Regency Mystery Book 2)

By Amy Corwin

The one kin Charles has left is his uncle, Sir Edward. whilst Sir Edward is accused of murdering his mistress, Charles is set to end up his uncle's innocence. regrettably, the single clues left in the back of are a couple of enigmatic roses and a notice threatening to kill an unidentified sufferer until the riddle is solved.

Ariadne is suffering to make successful of the gardening company left to her by means of her father, and whilst an earl, Charles Vance, tells her stranger's lifestyles relies on her id of a rose, she is torn. She desires to support him, but when she is inaccurate, a person may possibly die and her attractiveness as a rosarian will be ruined.

The stakes are excessive, yet Ariadne reluctantly is of the same opinion to aid the horny earl. because the plunge deeper into the secret, they need to struggle the distraction in their becoming love in the event that they wish to avoid a killer from claiming another lifestyles.

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The Morning Star (The Katerina Trilogy, Book 3)

By Robin Bridges

Lush and splendid, romantic and sinister, The Morning big name, Vol. III within the Katerina Trilogy, reimagines the lives of Russia's aristocracy in a fabulously intoxicating and page-turning fantasy.

St. Petersburg, Russia, 1890
Katerina Alexandrovna, Duchess of Oldenburg, desires to be referred to as a physician, no longer a necromancer. yet Tsar Alexander III forbids ladies to wait clinical tuition; his curiosity in Katerina extends merely to her skill to elevate the useless. two times now, Katerina has helped him through the use of her energy to thwart the forces of darkness--vampires bent on resurrecting the lich tsar Konstantin Pavlovich in order that he can take what he sees as his rightful position at the throne. Katerina notion she had sure Konstantin to the Greylands, the world of the useless, yet he has stumbled on a fashion out. Now he's looking for the Morning megastar, a sword that would let him to command a legion of supernatural warriors.

Katerina needs to locate the sword prior to Konstantin does--and she needs to shuttle to Egypt to take action. alongside the best way, she places up with undesirable realization from her former fiancé, the nefarious Prince Danilo, and struggles together with her emotions for her real love, George Alexandrovich. yet with the looming hazard from Konstantin, Katerina's concentration continues to be at the sword. Russia's destiny can be decided by way of whoever wields the Morning Star--and supplies the ultimate blow.

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