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A Crimson Warning

Author : Tasha Alexander
ISBN : 9781472108432
Genre : Fiction
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Secrets prove deadly in the sixth Lady Emily mystery from New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander Newly returned to her Mayfair home, Lady Emily Hargreaves is looking forward to enjoying the 'delights' of the Season - waltzing with her dashing husband, reading The Aeneid, and joining the Women's Liberal Federation in the early stages of its campaign to win votes for women. But an audacious vandal is disturbing the peace in the capital city, splashing red paint on the neat edifices of the homes of London' s elite. This act, impossible to hide, presages the revelation of scandalous secrets, driving the victims into disgrace, despair, and even death. Soon, all of London Society is living in fear of being the next target and it's down to Lady Emily and her husband Colin to uncover the identity and reveal the motives of the twisted mind behind all this before another innocent life is lost. Praise for Tasha Alexander 'Enchanting... Alexander keeps readers guessing to the very end' Publishers Weekly 'Tasha Alexander has created Victorian London's most colorful and delightfully eccentric sleuth . . . fans of the well-plotted historical mystery will be charmed by Lady Emily!' Jacqueline Winspear, New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs Series 'A Crimson Warning is the sixth book in the Lady Emily Mystery series and hands down the best thus far' Criminalelement.com 'Another masterpiece from Tasha Alexander' Paperback Dolls 'Deliciously page-turning fun' Nashville Lifestyles Magazine 'With Emily embodying the feminist ideals and sleuthing instincts of Amelia Peabody, this historical mystery should appeal to fans of Elizabeth Peters' Booklist 'If you like a little mystery mixed with your historical fiction, Tasha Alexander will not disappoint' Bookreporter

The Rimes Trilogy Boxed Set

Author : P R Adams
Genre : Fiction
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How does an honorable man survive in a corrupt world? Jack Rimes is a good person caught up in a grim and dark future where galaxy-spanning corporations exert terrible influence over governments. Technology improves the lives of the elite, but things have never been worse for the average person. The options are limited for those who still live on an Earth devastated by economic, industrial, and ecological calamity. Those desperate enough flee to the colony worlds. Anyone looking for a chance at something more than abject poverty pursue a military career. Rimes is a Commando, a special forces operator who does the dirty work to maintain a fragile global peace, but the strain on his family is devastating. His rise through the ranks only exposes him to more of the dark secrets kept from the general populace. Now collected into a boxed set, the trilogy is an introduction into a gripping universe. Buy The Rimes Trilogy now, and step into this intriguing universe!

Uneasy Lies The Crown

Author : Tasha Alexander
ISBN : 9781250164728
Genre : Fiction
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In Uneasy Lies the Crown, the thrilling new mystery in Tasha Alexander's bestselling series, Lady Emily and her husband Colin must stop a serial killer whose sights may be set on the new king, Edward VII. On her deathbed, Queen Victoria asks to speak privately with trusted agent of the Crown, Colin Hargreaves, and slips him a letter with one last command: Une sanz pluis. Sapere aude. “One and no more. Dare to know.” The year is 1901 and the death of Britain’s longest-reigning monarch has sent the entire British Empire into mourning. But for Lady Emily and her dashing husband, Colin, the grieving is cut short as another death takes center stage. A body has been found in the Tower of London, posed to look like the murdered medieval king Henry VI. When a second dead man turns up in London's exclusive Berkeley Square, his mutilated remains staged to evoke the violent demise of Edward II, it becomes evident that the mastermind behind the crimes plans to strike again. The race to find the killer takes Emily deep into the capital’s underbelly, teeming with secret gangs, street children, and sleazy brothels—but the clues aren’t adding up. Even more puzzling are the anonymous letters Colin has been receiving since Victoria's death, seeming to threaten her successor, Edward VII. With the killer leaving a trail of dead kings in his wake, will Edward be the next victim?

The Gates Of Atopia

Author : Colin Litten-Brown
ISBN : 9781456770815
Genre : Fiction
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Magic is not dead, it is merely hidden. For a millennia and a half the Nemetonæum society, descendents of the ancient druids of England have protected an incredible power, carefully writing history to eradicate all memory of it. Now, from the forgotten darkness of the past, an old enemy returns, hungry to wield the might of the fabled Gwydion Stones. Are the stones truly magic, or is there more to them than anyone has suspected, an explanation that science can reveal? Manoeuvring herself onto what appears to be a simple research project, Hannah Chappel-Jones uncovers a sinister plot by a powerful industrialist to wrest the power from the Nemetonæum society at any cost. Who can she trust and can the paltry band of scholars and academics help her defend against the ruthless might of the forces that amass against them? Beneath all of this, what is the deeper secret that lurks in the heart of the moors of Devon that threatens to tear reality itself apart? From the dark ages to the present day the story unfolds to its dramatic climax as the two sides prepare for the final battle that will determine the fate of all mankind. Colin Litten-Brown’s debut book, The Gates of Atopia, is a science-fiction thriller set in the backdrop of present-day England and the first in the Atopia trilogy. For more information visit www.colinlittenbrown.com.

Duet In Crimson A Crimson Secrets 2 In 1

Author : Patricia Rosemoor
ISBN : 9781622663712
Genre : Fiction
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Duet in Crimson (A Crimson Secrets 2-in-1) by Patricia Rosemoor In Holiday in Crimson Westbrook Department Store’s Christmas party wasn’t that wild--but Santa ended up dead and now window designer Shelby Corbin suddenly finds herself the prime suspect in his murder. While CEO Rand McNabb's romantic attentions both thrill her and frighten her—is Westbrook’s impossibly sexy co-owner really helping Shelby search for the truth about that fatal night? Shelby wonders if Rand has a deadlier motive for courting the only possible witness to the crime... In Nightmare in Crimson Last holiday, Pippa McNabb's faithless husband was found murdered in a Santa suit after a Christmas party. Another year, another Christmas party, and another dead Santa – this time, run down by eight tiny reindeer and a sleigh. And now Pippa is the prime suspect. Sexy sleigh driver Sky Thornton seems intent on helping her, but is the man who knows too much about her really trying to clear her name, or is he trying to frame her for a murder he committed?

Warning Colors

Author : Kimberley Jane Pryor
ISBN : 076144419X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Discusses how animals use warning colors to protect themselves from predators or to catch prey"--Provided by publisher.

Warning Of War

Author : James Brady
ISBN : 9781429901963
Genre : Fiction
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The New York Times Bestselling Author of The Marines of Autumn Late November of 1941. Half the world is at war and with the other half about to join in, a thousand U.S. Marines stand sentinel over the last days of an uneasy truce between ourselves and the Imperial Japanese Army in chaotic North China. By November 27, FDR is convinced Japan is about to launch a military action. Washington doesn't know where, isn't sure precisely when. But the Cabinet is sufficiently alarmed that War Secretary Henry Stimson and Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox are authorized to send an immediate and coded "warning of war" to American bases and units in harm's way. In Shanghai two cruise ships are chartered and 800 armed American Marines are marched through the great port city with enormous pomp and circumstance and embarked for Manila. Another 200 Marines, unable to reach Shanghai, and serving in small garrisons and posts from Peking to Mongolia and the Gobi Desert, are caught short by this "warning of war." This is their story. Of how a detachment of American Marines marooned in North China as war erupts, set out on an epic march through hostile territory in an attempt to fight their way out of China and, somehow, rejoin their Corps for the war against Japan. James Brady dazzles us once again with a stunning and unflinching look at America at war. Warning of War is a moving tribute to sheer courage, determination, and Marine Corps discipline, and is a wonderful celebration of America in one of its darkest but finest hours.

Wickedly Dangerous

Author : Deborah Blake
ISBN : 9780698148123
Genre : Fiction
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FIRST IN A NEW SERIES! Known as the wicked witch of Russian fairy tales, Baba Yaga is not one woman, but rather a title carried by a chosen few. They keep the balance of nature and guard the borders of our world, but don’t make the mistake of crossing one of them… Older than she looks and powerful beyond measure, Barbara Yager no longer has much in common with the mortal life she left behind long ago. Posing as an herbalist and researcher, she travels the country with her faithful (mostly) dragon-turned-dog in an enchanted Airstream, fulfilling her duties as a Baba Yaga and avoiding any possibility of human attachment. But when she is summoned to find a missing child, Barbara suddenly finds herself caught up in a web of deceit and an unexpected attraction to the charming but frustrating Sheriff Liam McClellan. Now, as Barbara fights both human enemies and Otherworld creatures to save the lives of three innocent children, she discovers that her most difficult battle may be with her own heart…

Dangerous To Know

Author : Tasha Alexander
ISBN : 1429944390
Genre : Fiction
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Set in the lush countryside of Normandy, France, this new novel of suspense featuring Lady Emily Hargreaves is filled with intrigue, romance, mysterious deaths, and madness. Returning from her honeymoon with Colin Hargreaves and a near brush with death in Constantinople, Lady Emily convalesces at her mother-in-law's beautiful estate in Normandy. But the calm she so desperately seeks is shattered when, out riding a horse, she comes upon the body of a young woman who has been brutally murdered. The girl's wounds are identical to those inflicted on the victims of Jack the Ripper, who has wreaked havoc across the channel in London. Emily feels a connection to the young woman and is determined to bring the killer to justice. Pursuing a trail of clues and victims to the beautiful medieval city of Rouen and a crumbling chateau in the country, Emily begins to worry about her own sanity: she hears the cries of a little girl she cannot find and discovers blue ribbons left in the child's wake. As Emily is forced to match wits with a brilliant and manipulative killer, only her courage, keen instincts and formidable will to win can help her escape becoming his next victim.

Death In St Petersburg

Author : Tasha Alexander
ISBN : 9781250146168
Genre : Fiction
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From New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander comes the latest installment in the Lady Emily series. Death in St. Petersburg is a gripping new tale that will mesmerize fans of historical fiction and classic mysteries alike. After the final curtain of Swan Lake, an animated crowd exits the Mariinsky theatre brimming with excitement from the night’s performance. But outside the scene is somber. A ballerina’s body lies face down in the snow, blood splattered like rose petals over the costume of the Swan Queen. The crowd is silenced by a single cry— “Nemetseva is dead!” Amongst the theatergoers is Lady Emily, accompanying her dashing husband Colin in Russia on assignment from the Crown. But it soon becomes clear that Colin isn’t the only one with work to do. When the dead ballerina’s aristocratic lover comes begging for justice, Emily must apply her own set of skills to discover the rising star’s murderer. Her investigation takes her on a dance across the stage of Tsarist Russia, from the opulence of the Winter Palace, to the modest flats of ex-ballerinas and the locked attics of political radicals. A mysterious dancer in white follows closely behind, making waves through St. Petersburg with her surprise performances and trail of red scarves. Is it the sweet Katenka, Nemetseva’s childhood friend and favorite rival? The ghost of the murdered étoile herself? Or, something even more sinister?

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