Brotherband - Die Schlacht um das Wolfsschiff

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641101298

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

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Die Jagd nach Skandias heiligstem Artefakt führt Hal und seine Jungs zur Zitadelle Raguza – Zavacs Piratennest. Doch dann überschlagen sich die Ereignisse: Dank Zavacs Intrigenspiel steht Hals Mannschaft plötzlich unter Mordanklage und soll hart bestraft werden! Zum Glück gelingt es Lydia, sie zu befreien. Jetzt fordert Hal Genugtuung von Zavac – in Form eines Duells ihrer Schiffe! Ein dramatischer Kampf entbrennt. Ob es der Bruderschaft gelingen wird, das wertvolle Artefakt zurückzuerobern?

Scorpion Mountain (Brotherband Book 5)

Book Five

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448195675

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Scorpion Mountain is the fifth book in the Brotherband series, from the author of the internationally bestselling Ranger's Apprentice. King Duncan of Araluen has an urgent mission for Hal and the Heron Brotherband. One assassination attempt on Princess Cassandra was foiled. But the killers won’t be satisfied until they have fulfilled their honour-bound duty. The Herons, along with Ranger Gilan, set off for Arrida. There they must track the cult of killers across the desert, and infiltrate the cult’s mountain lair to find their leader – and stop him. But the giant assassin isn’t the only threat they will face. There is a seaside battle looming, and the Herons are called upon to help an old friend of Araluen in his fight. Trapped in an unfamiliar land, their forces split between searing hot land and treacherous seas, can the Herons complete their mission – before the killers find their royal target? Perfect for fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, T.H. White’s The Sword in the Stone, Christopher Paolini’s Eragon series and Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson series.

Scorpion Mountain

Brotherband 5

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781525225727

Category:

Page: 580

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When the worlds of Ranger's Apprentice and Brotherband cross over, action and adventure are guaranteed! King Duncan of Araluen has an urgent mission for Hal and the Heron brotherband. One assassination attempt on his daughter Cassandra was foiled - but the would-be killers are from the deadly Scorpion cult, and they won't be satisfied until they have completed their task. The Herons team up with Ranger Gilan to track the killers across the deserts of Arrida and infiltrate their mountain lair. But the Scorpion assassins are not the only threat the brotherband will face. A seaside battle is looming, and the Herons are called upon to help an old friend of Araluen in his fight. With their forces split between searing land and treacherous seas, can the brotherband complete their mission - before the killers find their royal target?

Das Skorpionenhaus

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Author: Nancy Farmer,Martin Baresch

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596805426

Category:

Page: 401

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The Angel Stones

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Author: Joshua Soderlund

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146539754X

Category: Fiction

Page: 390

View: 8114

As chaos begins happening around the world a group of unlikely characters have joined together to find the missing Angel stones spread all over. As the angels in heaven try to prevent things from getting even worse in the world for two of their own are missing.

Mountain Bike Adventures in Washington's North Cascades and Olympics

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Author: Tom Kirkendall

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 9780898864137

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 221

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This is the must-have mountain-biking guide for anyone who bikes the backcountry of the North Cascades and Olympics! Extending from I-90 north to the Canadian border, this unique region offers cyclists of all levels of experience leisurely cruises on abandoned railroad grades, challenging tours of rarely used logging roads, and much more. With 60 routes to choose from, you'll have all the details you need at your fingertips, such as skill level required, distance, elevation gain, mileage, and best time of year to ride.

Rot wie das Meer

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Author: Maggie Stiefvater

Publisher: script5

ISBN: 3732001636

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 3789

Jedes Jahr im November wird die Insel Thisby von Capaill Uisce heimgesucht, Meereswesen, die in Gestalt wunderschöner Pferde Tod und Verderben bringen. Schnell wie der Seewind und tückisch wie das Meer, ziehen sie die Menschen in ihren Bann. Wie viele junge Männer der Insel fiebert auch Sean Kendrick dem Skorpio-Rennen entgegen, bei dem sie auf Capaill Uisce gegeneinander antreten. Nicht wenige bezahlen dafür mit ihrem Leben. Das diesjährige Rennen aber wird sein wie keines zuvor: Als erste Frau wagt Puck Connolly, sich einen Platz in dieser Männerwelt zu erkämpfen. Sie gewinnt den Respekt von Sean Kendrick, der ihr anfangs widerwillig, dann selbstlos hilft. Schließlich fällt der Startschuss und auch diesmal erreichen viele Reiter nicht das Ziel. Ihr Blut und das ihrer Capaill Uisce färben die Wellen des Meeres rot ... Ein mystisch-spannender Fantasy-Roman von Spiegel-Bestsellerautorin Maggie Stiefvater, bekannt durch die Trilogie "Nach dem Sommer ruht das Licht in deinen Augen" und "Wen der Rabe ruft"

Black Scorpion

The Tyrant Reborn

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Author: Jon Land,Fabrizio Boccardi

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 1466832169

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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The next adventure of The Seven Sins' Michael "The Tyrant" Tiranno, Jon Land's Black Scorpion is a pulse pounding action-thriller as he takes on a worldwide human trafficking cabal. Five years have passed since Michael Tiranno saved the city of Las Vegas from a terrorist attack. And now a new enemy has surfaced in Eastern Europe in the form of an all-powerful organization called Black Scorpion. Once a victim of human trafficking himself, the shadowy group's crazed leader, Vladimir Dracu, has become the mastermind behind the scourge's infestation on a global scale. And now he's set his sights on Michael Tiranno for reasons birthed in a painful secret past that have scarred both men. Already facing a myriad of problems, Michael once more must rise to the challenge of confronting an all-powerful enemy who is exploiting and ravaging innocents all across the globe and has set nothing less than all of America as its new victim. Black Scorpion has also taken the woman Michael loves hostage: Scarlett Swan, a beautiful archaeologist who was following the dangerous trail of the origins of the ancient relic that both defines and empowers Michael, a discovery that could change history and the perception of mankind's very origins. With the deck and the odds stacked against him, Michael must come to learn and embrace his true destiny in becoming the Tyrant reborn as a dark knight to triumph over ultimate evil and stop the sting of Black Scorpion from undermining all of the United States and plunging Las Vegas into chaos and anarchy. A major production for a feature film is in active development in Hollywood based on the franchised character of Michael Tiranno, the Tyrant. The film will be based on the blended adaptation of Black Scorpion and its predecessor, The Seven Sins, which both have also been licensed to DC Comics for comic books and graphic novels publications worldwide. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Der lange Weg zur Freiheit

Autobiographie

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Author: Nelson Mandela

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104031541

Category: History

Page: 864

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»Ich bin einer von ungezählten Millionen, die durch Nelson Mandelas Leben inspiriert wurden.« Barack Obama Eine fast drei Jahrzehnte währende Gefängnishaft ließ Nelson Mandela zum Mythos der schwarzen Befreiungsbewegung werden. Kaum ein anderer Politiker unserer Zeit symbolisiert heute in solchem Maße die Friedenshoffnungen der Menschheit und den Gedanken der Aussöhnung aller Rassen wie der ehemalige südafrikanische Präsident und Friedensnobelpreisträger. Auch nach seinem Tod finden seine ungebrochene Charakterstärke und Menschenfreundlichkeit die Bewunderung aller friedenswilligen Menschen auf der Welt. Mandelas Lebensgeschichte ist über die politische Bedeutung hinaus ein spannend zu lesendes, kenntnis- und faktenreiches Dokument menschlicher Entwicklung unter Bedingungen und Fährnissen, vor denen die meisten Menschen innerlich wie äußerlich kapituliert haben dürften.

Mountain Bikers' Guide to Treating Medical Emergencies

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Author: Patrick Brighton

Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press

ISBN: 089732790X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 100

View: 1570

Paved and off-road bicycling are enormously popular in every state. Now there is a guide to help cyclists recognize and treat the wide range of injury and illness that can happen unexpectedly. From treatment for a broken nose to CPR, Mountain Bikers' Guide to Treating Medical Emergencies is a manual that is easy to use when faced with a medical emergency.

Mountain Dragon: Aspiration

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Author: Bradley Clemmons

Publisher: Bradley Clemmons

ISBN: 143274402X

Category: Fiction

Page: 354

View: 1697

The first thing that hit themand this was well before they reached the site of the caravan's encampmentwas the stench. The smell of death was heavy in the air?ǪA dark, evil force, able to strike with overwhelming power has descended into the western deserts of the Middle Kingdom. With one blow he has shattered the political hopes of two great nations. One little child survives, a child who has the potential and who will one day have the strength to make all the warring factions of this region stop and take notice.This riveting saga spans lifetimes, weaving spirituality, magic, and the bonds of love and karma. In this opening volume as we meet our heroine the reader is propelled with her on a journey of mastery and enlightenment.

Die Chroniken von Araluen - Der Angriff der Temujai-Reiter

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Author: John Flanagan

Publisher: cbj Verlag

ISBN: 3641101212

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 352

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„Der Herr der Ringe“ für junge Leser Ein fantastisch-mittelalterliches Königreich, bedroht von bösen Kräften und ungeheuerlichen Kreaturen, verteidigt von einem jungen Waldläufer und seinen Freunden – willkommen in Araluen! Endlich gelingt es Will und Evanlyn, den Skandianern zu entkommen. Doch ihr Glück ist nur von kurzer Dauer. Temujai-Krieger entführen Evanlyn. Und sie sind nur die Vorboten eines ganzen schrecklichen Heeres. Plötzlich schweben nicht allein Will und sein Volk, sondern auch die Skandianer in höchster Gefahr. Nur gemeinsam haben die Erzfeinde eine Chance ... • Begeisterte Leserstimmen zu den ersten Bänden • Mittelalter, Magie und mehr – vom australischen Bestsellerautor John Flanagan

The Prince and the Scorpion

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Author: Dick Nelson

Publisher: Outskirts Press

ISBN: 1478741430

Category: Fiction

Page: 610

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In the highly anticipated sequel to The Trojan Horse Conspiracy, Brad Tilsdale—former Navy SEAL, FBI agent, CIA operative, and now National Security Advisor to the President—expands his influence over the U.S. government’s clandestine operations, while a weak President looks the other way. As Tilsdale weaves his way through the Washington bureaucracy to head off a massive Al-Qaeda attack, his sharply etched character begins to evolve in sinister ways, revealing a dark and ruthless side of his personality. Tilsdale plots and schemes to protect the United States, often from itself. His unorthodox alliance with the two most influential women in Washington—a romantic triangle with treacherous implications—becomes a struggle for control of the nation’s Special Operations and clandestine services, exposing layer upon layer of personal agendas and an insatiable pursuit of power. In a final cataclysm of violence and duplicity, Tilsdale’s character emerges as a flawed hero who will kill without remorse in order to achieve his secretive goals, aided by a beautiful, powerful woman who is irresistibly drawn to his strength. The Prince and the Scorpion is a gripping, action-packed tale of political intrigue, assassination, and heroism—a tale that will leave the reader with an entirely new view of their government in Washington…and the people who manipulate it.

The Scorpion's Bite

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Author: Aileen Baron

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc

ISBN: 1615952519

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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It is 1943 and the world is at war. Archaeologist Lily Sampson has been sent to Trans-Jordan by the OSS, along with Gideon Weil, the famous director of the American School of Archeology in Jerusalem. As part of their survey, they roam the beautiful, silent desert where the indelible presence of Lawrence of Arabia still lingers, and where the ancient Nabateans once ruled an empire from their capital in Petra. But soon Lily and Gideon are stranded in the Wadi Rum, and their Bedouin guide is murdered. Could Gideon be guilty of the crime? Then the pair learns that two oil pipelines run from Iraq through the desert to ports on the Mediterranean: one through Trans-Jordan supplying the Allies, the other through Syria supplying the Nazis. Syrians and Vichy French are raiding across the border, threatening to destroy the Trans-Jordan pipeline. Lily and Gideon’s real mission is to help safeguard the pipeline and to prevent oil from reaching the Nazis. At the same time, Lily uncovers a Nazi plot to kidnap and kill the eight-year-old King Faisal of Iraq. Can Lily and Gideon clear Gideon’s name, protect the Trans-Jordan pipeline, sabotage the Syrian line, and rescue Faisal to prevent the Nazi takeover of Iraq?

Bulletin

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geology

Page: N.A

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