No Cure for the Dead

A Florence Nightingale Mystery


Author: Christine Trent

Publisher: Crooked Lane Books

ISBN: 1683315456

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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When a young nurse dies on her watch, Florence Nightingale must uncover the deep-hidden secrets someone will kill to keep buried. It is 1853. Lady of the Lamp Florence Nightingale has just accepted the position of Superintendent of the Establishment for Gentlewomen During Temporary Illness in London. She has hardly had time to learn the names of the nurses in her charge when she suddenly finds one of them hanging in the Establishment’s library. Her name was Nurse Bellamy. Florence’s mettle is tested by the dual goals of preserving what little reputation her hospital has and bringing Nurse Bellamy’s killer to justice. Her efforts are met with upturned noses and wayward glances except for her close friend and advocate inside the House of Commons, Sidney Herbert. As Florence digs deeper, however, her attention turns to one of the hospital investors and suddenly, Sidney becomes reluctant to help. With no one but herself to count on, Florence must now puzzle out what the death of an unknown, nondescript young nurse has to do with conspiracies lurking about at the highest levels of government before she’s silenced too. For fans of Anne Perry and Laurie R. King comes No Cure for the Dead, the rich and enthralling series debut from Christine Trent.

No Cure for Death


Author: Hazel Holt

Publisher: Allison & Busby

ISBN: 0749013656

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 5650

Something peculiar is going on at the Group Medical Practice in Taviscombe. Sheila Malory can’t help but feel it may be linked with the unexpected arrival of Dr Morrison. Arrogant and cold-mannered, his alleged misdiagnosis of a local patient who later died has made him the focus of village rumour. When Dr Morrison is found dead, apparently murdered, it is assumed to be a random act of violence. However Sheila Malory is not convinced. Had Dr Morrison been involved in some sort of dangerous business in London. Or did someone local have a motive for wanting him out of the way? A twisting mystery, No Cure for Death should not be prescribed for the faint-hearted.

The 5th Wave


Author: Rick Yancey

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101598964

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 480

View: 931

"Remarkable, not-to-be-missed-under-any-circumstances."—Entertainment Weekly (Grade A) The Passage meets Ender's Game in an epic new series from award-winning author Rick Yancey. After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it's the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The beings who only look human, who roam the countryside killing anyone they see. Who have scattered Earth's last survivors. To stay alone is to stay alive, Cassie believes, until she meets Evan Walker. Beguiling and mysterious, Evan Walker may be Cassie's only hope for rescuing her brother--or even saving herself. But Cassie must choose: between trust and despair, between defiance and surrender, between life and death. To give up or to get up. "Wildly entertaining . . . I couldn't turn the pages fast enough."—Justin Cronin, The New York Times Book Review "A modern sci-fi masterpiece . . . should do for aliens what Twilight did for vampires."—

The Grecian History

From the Earliest State, to the Death of Alex. the Great


Author: Oliver Goldsmith

Publisher: N.A


Category: Greece

Page: N.A

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A Compend of History from the Earliest Times

Comprehending a General View of the Present State of the World : with Respect to Civilization, Religion, and Government : and a Brief Dissertation on the Importance of Historical Knowledge


Author: Samuel Whelpley

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 9322

Paradise and Paradigm

Key Symbols in Persian Christianity and the Baha'i Faith


Author: Christopher Buck

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791440629

Category: Religion

Page: 402

View: 9627

Comparing paradise imagery in two Persian religions, early Syriac Christianity and the Baha'i Faith, this work contributes to religious studies methodology by introducing "symbolic paradigm analysis."

No Cure for the Travel Bug


Author: Michael SN Godfrey

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 146693140X

Category: Travel

Page: 460

View: 5258

Retiring in Malaysia in 1999, he enjoys traveling with Lian, his Malaysian wife. The world is a big place; so let the author transport you to its far corners, all from the safety of your armchair. Experience some of the dangers and humour found during travels to parts that are often well off the beaten track followed by most tourists. The reader can thus feel that they have shared some of the trials and tribulations encountered during each of our little jaunts around the world. 'No Cure for the Travel Bug' follows on the success of his first book, 'Catch the Travel Bug'. The journeys include: to the Arctic (Baffin Island to find the Narwhal & Polar Bears), China(Provinces of Sichuan, Gangsu, Hubei & Yunnan), India (Himanchal Pradesh for lessons with the Dali Lama, &Rajasthan), Indonesia (Bali, Krakatoa, Maluku& Sulawesi), Korea, Laos, Macau, several trips to Malaysia's Sabah & Sarawak on the island of Borneo, Taiwan, and Thailand, Each chapter is self-contained and covers a different trip.

The Cure for Death by Lightning


Author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0307816214

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

View: 2240

When fifteen-year-old Beth Week’s family is attacked by a grizzly, her father becomes increasingly violent, making him a danger to his neighbors, his family, and especially Beth. Meanwhile, several young children from the nearby Indian reservation have gone missing, and Beth fears that something is pursuing her in the bush. But friendship with an Indian girl connects her to a mythology that enriches her landscape; and an unexpected protector shores up her world. Set on an isolated Canadian farm in the midst of World War II, The Cure for Death by Lightning evokes a life at once harshly demanding and rich in sensory pleasures: the deafening chatter of starlings, the sight of thousands of painted turtles crossing a road, the smell of baking that fills the Weeks’s kitchen. The novel is sprinkled throughout with recipes and remedies from the scrapbook Beth’s mother keeps, a boon to Beth as she learns to face down her demons--and one of many elements that give The Cure for Death by Lightning its enchanting vitality.

Easy Day for the Dead

A SEAL Team Six Outcasts Novel


Author: Howard E. Wasdin,Stephen Templin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451682972

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 9741

"The follow up to OUTCASTS: A SEAL Team Six Novel, a work of fiction based on the unique experiences of the elite military operations of SEAL Team Six"--

The Shambling Dead (Harbinger of Doom - Volume 7)

Epic Fantasy Saga


Author: Glenn G. Thater

Publisher: Glenn G. Thater


Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 5339

Do zombies scare the stuffing out of you? I’m not talking the slow ones that mindlessly stumble around moaning and tripping over their own feet. Those are easy enough to avoid if you keep alert and don’t let them swarm you. I’m talking fast zombies. Ones that will run you down, tear you pieces, and eat you for supper. Ones that keep coming no matter what damage you do to them. Did any such creatures ever exist, except in people’s imaginations? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. This seventh volume of the Harbinger of Doom saga reveals the truth about them. Their origin. And the terrible threat that they pose. BOOKS BY GLENN G. THATER THE HARBINGER OF DOOM SAGA GATEWAY TO NIFLEHEIM THE FALLEN ANGLE KNIGHT ETERNAL DWELLERS OF THE DEEP BLOOD, FIRE, AND THORN GODS OF THE SWORD THE SHAMBLING DEAD MASTER OF THE DEAD VOLUME 9+ (forthcoming) HARBINGER OF DOOM (Combines Gateway to Nifleheim and The Fallen Angle into a single volume) THE HERO AND THE FIEND (A novelette set in the Harbinger of Doom universe) THE GATEWAY (A novella length version of Gateway to Nifleheim) THE DEMON KING OF BERGHER (A short story set in the Harbinger of Doom universe)

Die Auserwählten - In der Todeszone

Maze Runner 3


Author: James Dashner

Publisher: Chicken House

ISBN: 364692487X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

View: 4023

Thomas wird sich auf keinen Fall den Kopf aufschneiden lassen! Auch wenn er durch diese Operation sein Gedächtnis zurückbekommen soll. Denn den Wissenschaftlern von ANGST darf man nicht trauen. Nicht nach all den grausamen Prüfungen, die Thomas und seine Freunde durchstehen mussten. Nicht nach all den Versprechen, die gebrochen worden sind. Thomas muss endlich dafür sorgen, dass ANGST ihn nie wieder kontrollieren und manipulieren kann. Die Zeit der Abrechnung ist gekommen – Spannung pur! Die Erfolgsserie zum Kinofilm Alle Bände der weltweiten Bestseller-Serie »Maze Runner«: Die Auserwählten im Labyrinth (Band 1) Die Auserwählten in der Brandwüste (Band 2) Die Auserwählten in der Todeszone (Band 3) Die Auserwählten - Kill Order (Band 4, spielt 15 Jahre vor Band 1) Die Auserwählten - Phase Null (Band 5, spielt unmittelbar vor Band 1)

No Cure for Death


Author: Max Allan Collins

Publisher: Mallory Novel

ISBN: 9781612185217

Category: Fiction

Page: 199

View: 9129

What kind of drama could happen in a small-town Iowa bus station? If you're a guy like Mallory, it's the kind that involves sidestepping trouble between a pretty, frightened blonde and a pretty frightening, two-fisted, one-eyed goon. With the help of a handy Pepsi bottle, Mallory saves the lady from the menacing lout, shares a heartfelt moment, and sees her safely off, wistfully wondering if they'll ever meet again. End of story? Not a chance. Even though it's Mallory's best buddy, John, who's visiting on leave from combat in Vietnam, it's Mallory who has a nasty flashback--when that same sweet blonde drops back into his life after losing hers. But how did she go from a bus out of town to a car at the bottom of a cliff? Why is her "accident" a dead ringer for the one that killed a scandal-scarred senator? And is local lawman Sheriff Brennan helping to hush things up? The questions are good ones, and Mallory wants answers--bad. But if he crosses the wrong people, things could get ugly....

21st Century Dead


Author: Christopher Golden

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 140551874X

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 3280

The Stoker-award-winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology Zombie, returns with 21st Century Dead, and an all new line-up of authors from all corners of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection . . . with zombies! The stellar stories in this volume includes a tale set in the world of Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse, the first published fiction by Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter, and a tale of love, family and resurrection from the legendary Orson Scott Card. With stories also from other award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors, this new volume includes: Simon R. Green, Chelsea Cain, Jonathan Maberry, Duane Swiercyznski, Caitlin Kittredge, Brian Keene, Amber Benson, John Skipp, S.G. Browne, Thomas E. Sniegoski, Hollywood screenwriter Stephen Susco, National Book Award nominee Dan Chaon and more!

Dead of Night


Author: Randy Wayne White

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101160701

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 4084

New York Times bestselling author “Randy Wayne White spins another terrific Florida tale”* in this thriller of bio-terror and extreme revenge. It starts with a simple request: check up on the mysteriously reclusive biologist brother of an old friend. But what Doc Ford stumbles upon in the doctor’s secluded island home is a nightmare. He has hanged himself—and his body is host to a rare strain of feeding, breathing parasites. It’s not an accident. Neither is the fact that the flesh eaters are multiplying in the infested Florida waters. A biological catastrophe has arrived. And only Doc Ford can find out why, and stop it from spreading further…

A Cure for Dreams

A Novel


Author: Kaye Gibbons

Publisher: Algonquin Books

ISBN: 1565126904

Category: Fiction

Page: 182

View: 3054

Generations of Southern women deal with hard times and heartless men in this “joyous” novel by the New York Times–bestselling author of Ellen Foster (The Washington Post Book World). In “a witty and explosive story about men and women, bad girls and good girls, love and laundry,” Kaye Gibbons paints a portrait of shrewd, resourceful women prevailing through hardships and finding unexpected pleasures along the way: gossip, gambling, and the quiet satisfaction of knowing more than they’re supposed to (The Houston Post). In A Cure for Dreams, the acclaimed author “once again demonstrates her extraordinary talent . . . Utterly engaging and convincing” (The Boston Globe). “This episodic novel, Gibbons’s third, is set during the Depression in back-country Virginia and Kentucky. In 19 vignettes, Betty Davies Randolph reveals her childhood and her mother’s life along Milk Farm Road. Gibbons, winner of several literary awards for her first novel Ellen Foster, has captured magnificently the dailiness and sense of community of rural life—from midwives and WPA ballads to suicides and men gone wild. Southern, and full of the folk wisdom of generations, Gibbons’s voice reveals life’s truths.” —Library Journal “Years from now, [these] women’s clear, strong words will still be resonating in my mind.” —Anne Tyler, Chicago Tribune “What a good ear Kaye Gibbons has, and what a good heart. A Cure for Dreams takes the reader down the back roads, and then points out what incredible lives are lived in those ordinary places.” —The Washington Post Book World

Master of the Dead (Harbinger of Doom -- Volume 8)

Epic Fantasy Series


Author: Glenn G. Thater

Publisher: Glenn G. Thater


Category: Fiction

Page: 310

View: 5557

Vampires. Zombies. Wendigo. There’s a million books about them, and of similar paranormal, undead creatures. Sparkly cutesy ones. Vicious evil ones. Heroic ones. Impossible to kill ones. Slow and fast ones. Some books even purport to tell you of their origins. Well, they’re all bunk and bother, as Ob would say. Nothing but humbug. This eighth volume of the Harbinger of Doom saga is different. It reveals the truth about those creatures. About where they really came from. About the terrible threat they posed and may still pose today. And about the brave folk of days long past that stopped them from overrunning the world. BOOKS BY GLENN G. THATER THE HARBINGER OF DOOM SAGA GATEWAY TO NIFLEHEIM THE FALLEN ANGLE KNIGHT ETERNAL DWELLERS OF THE DEEP BLOOD, FIRE, AND THORN GODS OF THE SWORD THE SHAMBLING DEAD MASTER OF THE DEAD SHADOW OF DOOM VOLUME 10+ (forthcoming) HARBINGER OF DOOM (Combines Gateway to Nifleheim and The Fallen Angle into a single volume) THE HERO AND THE FIEND (A novelette set in the Harbinger of Doom universe) THE GATEWAY (A novella length version of Gateway to Nifleheim) THE DEMON KING OF BERGHER (A short story set in the Harbinger of Doom universe) Keywords: free, fantasy, horror, sword and sorcery, norse myths and legends, free epic fantasy, fiction, books, best, top novels, top series, book bundle, book set, free metaphysical & visionary, dark fantasy, gods, demons, wizards, adult fantasy, best novels, best books, best series, google books, fantasy bundle, free horror, free thriller, free action & adventure, cheap books, ebooks, teen ebooks, free myths & legends, norse & Viking, urban fantasy, paranormal, sword & sorcery, norse, epic, epic fantasy, glenn g. thater, free epic fantasy, free, free book, free ebook, free fantasy, fiction books, best novels, top novels, best series, free metaphysical & visionary, dark fantasy, gods, demons, wizards, top novels, free horror, free thriller, free action & adventure, action, adventure, teen ebooks, free myths & legends, free norse, free viking, urban fantasy, paranormal fantasy, free sword & sorcery, best books, google play, science fiction, speculative fiction, trilogy. Similar to books by or about: George R.R. Martin, J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard, David Gemmell, Steven Erikson, Michael Moorcock, David Eddings, Glen Cook, Joe Abercrombie, Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, H.P. Lovecraft, Fritz Leiber, Conan, Patrick Rothfuss, Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, Marion Zimmer Bradley, R. Scott Bakker, Robert Jordan, Robin Hobb, Brent Weeks, Stephen Donaldson. Sword & sorcery fantasy Myths viking celtic free dark urban historical adventure genre fiction men's sea bundle series boxed humor mystery thriller suspense greek magic armor collections sagas juvenile angels demons dragons elf ghost god vampire witch pirates horror romance Arthurian coming of age visionary norse superhero zombies paranormal dystopian action teen medieval general best top author bella forest; fiction; fantasy book; game of thrones; science fiction; mystery; fantasy; george r.r. martin; a shade of vampire; harry potter; stephen king; dungeons and dragons; horror books; game of thrones' books; fantasy books; vampire; fiction books; dragons; paranormal; brandon sanderson; zombie; wheel of time; lord of the rings; j.k. rowling; bella forrest; diana gabaldon; jack thorne; john tiffany; jeff wheeler; george r.r. martin; d.k. holmberg; charlene hartnady; charlie n. holmberg; shannon mayer; patricia briggs; k.f. breene; g.l. breedon; neil gaiman; emma l. adams; jasmine walt; brandon sanderson; jaymin eve; black crouch; bernhard hennen; james sullivan; jonathan moeller; melissa f. olson; terry brooks; linsey hall; j.r. rain; dima zales; james maxwell; rebecca hamilton; jim butcher; j.r.r. tolkien; tim pratt; robert jordan;

No Cure for Love


Author: Jean Fullerton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409123588

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2123

The most talented new voice since Dilly Court - an absorbing, thrilling and romantic historical saga with characters you'll fall in love with Ellen O'Casey, an Irish Catholic immigrant, is struggling to support her ailing mother, her teenage daughter and herself. Washing other people's laundry in the day, and singing in bawdy pubs at night, Ellen is determined to make a better life for her family by saving enough for the passage to New York where the rest of her extended family have already emigrated. But Danny Donovan, a local gangster and the landlord of the pubs where Ellen sings, intends to make her his mistress. A widow in her late 20s, Ellen has refused to let another man in her life, least of all the brutish Danny, whose advances she doggedly resists. But when Ellen catches the eye of the new doctor in town, Robert Munroe, an intense rivalry is formed between the doctor and Danny. For not only are Robert's feelings for Ellen reciprocated, but the ambitious doctor also intends to investigate the appalling living conditions of the local community and Danny's own hand in it. But as Ellen and Robert become closer and aim to bring an end to Danny's reign of terror, their own chance at happiness seems suddenly to be at stake...

Female Mourning in Medieval and Renaissance English Drama

From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear


Author: Katharine Goodland

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754651017

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 254

View: 2115

Looking at the plays of Shakespeare, Kyd, and Webster this book presents a new perspective on early modern drama grounded upon three original interrelated points. The author explores how the motif of the mourning woman on the early modern stage embodies the cultural trauma of the Reformation in England; brings to light the extent to which the figures of early modern drama recall those of the recent medieval past; and addresses how these representations embody actual mourning practices that were, after the Reformation, increasingly viewed as disturbing.

Nation of Dead Patriots


Author: Dr. Oliver Akamnonu

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465324313

Category: Fiction

Page: 282

View: 7408

An imaginary African country Mungeruun gains its independence from the colonial authorities after a fairly protracted but bloodless struggle. An internal struggle for power between a few of its politicians is amicably sorted out in the interest of national cohesion. An army coup dtat that involved a lopsided assassination of principal officers and civilian leaders is followed by a countercoup with indiscriminate killing of officers and civilians alike. A devastating civil war in which the former colonial master plays less than an impartial role follows. An unusual collaboration between the Eastern and Western world power blocks ensures the defeat of the rebellious section of the country. That section had declared that its military technology was light-years ahead of that of the other side, perhaps thereby, provoking cooperation against her by strange bedfellows. The acclaimed leader of the free world is apparently persuaded to play a mere observer role under the persuasion that the conflict is an internal affair of the concerned country. The discovery of massive reserves of oil places the reunited country in an unprecedented economic advantage. But the new rich status of the country does not translate to a better life for the majority of the countrys peoples as monumental and unimaginable levels of corruption bedevils the framework of the once promising nation whose patriots of old had sacrificed so much to ensure its independence and progress. What went wrong? With the corruption of the young, even from the cradles, are there hopes for a return to the path of good and patriotic governance?