Seasons of War 3-Book Bundle

Come Looking for Me / Second Summer of War / Run Red With Blood

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Author: Cheryl Cooper

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459744748

Category: Fiction

Page: 992

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During the War of 1812, a young woman with a mysterious past and connections in very high places flees England for new adventures. Book #1 – Come Looking for Me Fleeing England, a mysterious young woman named Emily risks the Atlantic during the War of 1812 for a new adventure in Canada. She never arrives. Deadly sea battles with Americans and a ship's captain hell-bent on revenge make her crossing treacherous, terrifying, and, should her true identity be revealed, tragic. Book #2 – Second Summer of War A tale of life on the sea in the summer of 1813, through England's stodgy salons and horrific prison hulks, and into the bloody battles between the British and the Americans on the storm-tossed Atlantic. Book #3 – Run Red with Blood Disguised as a man, Emily steals aboard Fly Austen's frigate only to find herself up against unpleasant passengers, Atlantic storms, and battles with the Americans.

Seasons Of War

Book Two of The Long Price

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Author: Daniel Abraham

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748120777

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

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The poets and their magical andat have protected the cities of the Khaiem against their rivals in Galt for generations. Otah, Khai of the Winter City of Machi, has tried for years to prepare his people for a future in which the andat can no longer be safely harnessed. But his warnings have been ignored, and now it's too late. A ruthless, charismatic Galtic general believes he has found a way to strip the andat of their power. If he is wrong, Galt will be destroyed. If he is right, the Khaiem will fall. Only one thing is certain: conflict is inevitable, and Otah and his old friend and enemy the disgraced poet, Maati, must fight a desperate battle to protect their cities from slaughter. These two men, bound together by shadow and betrayal, will bring the world to the edge of a cataclysm unlike anything either side had imagined. For if the cost of war is high, the price of peace may be unimaginable . . .

Seasons of War 2-Book Bundle

Come Looking for Me / Second Summer of War

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Author: Cheryl Cooper

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 1459724089

Category: Fiction

Page: 600

View: 4389

This two-ebook bundle presents both books of Cheryl Cooper’s Seasons of War saga. Set against a backdrop of the naval War of 1812, the Seasons of War series revolves around the central character of 18-year-old Emily, a granddaughter of King George III and niece of the Prince Regent. Finding the royal House of Hanover dull and disagreeable to her spirited nature, she searches for the adventure and forbidden freedom. She risks a crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in June of 1813, hoping for an adventure in Canada. But she never arrives. Deadly battles on the high seas and a captain hell-bent on revengetransform her voyage into a gripping drama of treachery and tragedy. Includes: Come Looking for Me Second Summer of War

Seasons of War

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Author: Christopher Lee

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0857979671

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

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I was young then. I remember the landing on the beach and the days of my time on the peninsula and returning home from war, the past and the present coming together in my mind over the years. I remember the beauty of the ugly place. Packed into tiny boats, Michael, his brother Dan and their mates think only of what is to come. These young Australians miss home, hate the enemy and are choking in fear. After the surreal panic of that first dawn charge up the Turkish beaches, when nothing is as they were told, they dig in. For the next eight months, each will play his part in the epic battle of Gallipoli. Trying to survive in the lottery of close warfare and watching as the seasons change, Michael comes to wonder whether the men he fights are so different from himself. Wedged in the trenches, soldiers of both sides will be irrevocably changed by two relentless forces - the turning seasons and the grinding machine of war. Even if they survive, what will they become? This powerfully lyrical novel by acclaimed screenwriter Christopher Lee (writer of the TV series Gallipoli) takes us to the heart of the diggers' experience. It brings to life the kind of truth that only fiction can - what it was like to be in those trenches, and how the character of the national transformed when Gallipoli changed these men.

Seasons of War

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Author: Daniel E. Sutherland

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476731756

Category: History

Page: 496

View: 9095

The story of Culpeper County, Virginia, is a unique one in Civil War history. Nestled in one of the South’s most strategically important locations, it was occupied by the Northern army, recaptured by the Confederacy, and finally ceded to the North. Told largely through diaries, papers, and correspondence of residents, common infantrymen, and such eminent personalities as Robert E. Lee, Walt Whitman, Ulysses S. Grant, Clara Barton, and Stonewall Jackson, all of whom spent time in Culpeper, this story wonderfully captures both the intimacy and grandeur of war. Seasons of War moves from the primitive squalor of filled hospitals and the daily indignities of a soldier’s life to the editorials of a local newspaperman and the struggles of women and children left to the mercy of an occupying and hostile army. While famous Culpeper visitors like Lee and Whitman compose dispatches and lyric poetry, private citizens mourn their dead and defend their homes. Here are the very personal aspirations, losses, and sometimes gruesome banalities of an unforgettable American war. Sutherland’s account of the war is unlike any other. Both a military and a social history, it details the life of a single Confederate community without losing sight of the titanic struggle of a nation divided. It allows readers to join the councils of Lee and Grant while sharing the letters of young couples separated by war. We frolic with the fun-loving Jeb Stuart, experience the confused terror of men in battle, feel the anguish of civilians surrounded by contending armies, observe the tensions between neighbors with different loyalties, and sense the joy of liberated slaves. Written in a daring style that thrusts readers into the vortex of war, Seasons of War tells the story of a place and a nation. It is a tale by turns heroic and mean, hopeful and bleak, humorous and grave. It is a story of the American people—Northern and Southern, white and black, free and unfree—at the defining hour of their history.

Seasons of War (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 13)

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Author: Derek Landy

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 000838617X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 592

View: 2805

The thirteenth thrilling novel in the internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series, SEASONS OF WAR will test the Skeleton Detective and Valkyrie like never before...

Seasons of Love and War

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Author: Brenda Ashworth Barry

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1612358438

Category:

Page: 236

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SEASONS OF LOVE AND WAR BOOK ONE, is a historical family saga and epic love story. Childhood sweethearts Beth Ann Rose and Kaylob Shawn O'Brien just want to get married and pursue their dream careers, but the Vietnam War changes everything when Kaylob is drafted into the Army and declared dead. Beth Ann has a complete emotional melt down and starts to have visions of him in the jungles of Vietnam. Is he alive or has she completely lost her mind?

Fall of the Republic

Seasons of War

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Author: James P. Hicks,Jim Hicks

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781934936979

Category: Communism

Page: 320

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"Set in the modern era, follow the North Carolina 3rd Militia's top sniper, Huck, as he chronicles his battles with the People's Planetary Revolution. The P.P.R. brought communism to America through their political party, known as the Green Shirts. With the world in financial collapse, and the U.S. military dismantled from within, it's up to freedom-loving patriots to form up and resist any way they can"--Page 4 of cover.

Seasons of Grace

A History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit

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Author: Leslie W. Tentler

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814321065

Category: History

Page: 616

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Seasons of Grace is a history of the catholic Church and community in southern lower Michigan from the 1830s through the 1950s. More than a chronicle of clerical successions and institutional expansion, the book also examines those social and cultural influences that affected the development of the Catholic community. To document the course of institutional growth in the diocese, Tentler devotes a portion of the book to tracing the evolution of administrative structures at the Chancery and the founding of parishes, parochial schools, and social welfare organizations. Substantial attention is also given to the social history of the Catholic community, reflected in changes in religious practice, parish life and governance, and the role of women in church organizations and in devotional activities. Tentler also discusses the issue of Catholics in state and local politics and Catholic practice with regard to abortion, contraception, and intermarriage.

Seasons of the Spirit

Reflections on Finding God in Daily Life

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Author: E. Jane Rutter

Publisher: Liturgical Press

ISBN: 0814638538

Category: Religion

Page: 216

View: 1758

Move your prayer life to a deeper level with these faith-filled, inspiring reflections. In Seasons of the Spirit, Jane Rutter guides you gently through the rhythms of the church’s liturgical seasons including Advent, Lent, Easter, and Ordinary Time. She finds the “God moment” in the actions of daily life: a sports event, taking a walk, fixing cars, waiting in traffic jams, shopping, or canning salsa. Her conversational style reminds you of sharing a cup of coffee at a friend’s kitchen table. Lifelong Catholics and new seekers alike will be touched by the simple beauty in these reflections. Find a sense of peace from spending a few moments each day with this book as your prayer guide. You will discover anew the wonder of creation and refresh your spirit.