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The Spy s Daughter

Author : Adam Brookes
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'Authentic, taut and compelling. Brookes is the real deal' Charles Cumming The stunning third novel from multi-award-nominated author Adam Brookes is paranoid, tense and spy fiction at its very finest. Meet Pearl Tao: an American girl with a lethal secret. Pearl longed for the life of a normal American teenager: summers at the pool, friends, backyard barbecues in the Washington DC suburbs. But she was different. Pearl had a gift for mathematics, a college sponsorship from a secretive technology corporation, and a family riven with anger and dysfunction. And it's only now, at nineteen years old, that she has started to understand what role she is to play. What her parents intend for her. For Pearl Tao, any hope of escape lies with two British spies: Trish Patterson, sidelined in disgrace, and Philip Mangan, blown and discredited - and following his own trail of corruption. Finding out the truth about Pearl will be the most urgent, the most dangerous mission they'll ever undertake. 'The final instalment of Brookes' Mangan trilogy secures its status as a classic' Telegraph (50 Best Books of 2017) 'Riveting and accomplished' Sunday Times

Our Modern Athens

Author : William Adolphus Clark
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Hard Knocks Or Who is First

Author : William Adolphus Clark
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Christian Marlowe and the Faberg Egg

Author : C. A. Lockwood
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“This is going to be impossible,” I whispered to Abi. “It can’t be,” she whispered back. “Failure is not an option.” Christian Marlowe’s parents have been keeping secrets from him. But when they disappear on a trip to London he discovers that secrets are the family business. Recruited into a spy school, hidden in the heart of the capital, he finally discovers the truth.

Acta Regia

Author : Paul de Rapin-Thoyras
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Acta Regia or an Account of the Treaties Letters and Instruments between the Monarchs of England and Foreign Powers publish d in Mr Rymer s Foedera which are the basis of the English History Translated from the French of M Rapin by Stephen Whatley Beginning with the Reign of Henry I and ending with the death of King James I etc Appendix containing a supplemental abstract from William I to Henry III The Life of Mr de Rapin Thoyras

Author : Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul)
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Acta Regia Or An Account of the Treaties Letters and Instruments Between the Monarchs of England and Foreign Powers Publish d in Mr Rymer s Foedera which are the Basis of the English History and Contain Those Authorities which Rectify the Mystakes that Most of Our Writers Have Committed for Want of Such a Collection of Records Translated from the French of Mr Rapin by Stephen Whatley as Publish d by M Le Clerc With the Heads of the Kings and Queens Curiously Engrav d by Mr Vandergucht To be Publish d Monthly

Author : Paul Rapin de Thoyras
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A Spy s Devotion

Author : Melanie Dickerson
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In England's Regency era, manners and elegance reign in public life--but behind closed doors treason and deception thrive. Nicholas Langdon is no stranger to reserved civility or bloody barbarity. After suffering a battlefield injury, the wealthy, well-connected British officer returns home to heal--and to fulfill a dying soldier's last wish by delivering his coded diary. At the home of the Wilherns, one of England's most powerful families, Langdon attends a lavish ball where he meets their beautiful and intelligent ward, Julia Grey. Determined to maintain propriety, he keeps his distance--until the diary is stolen and all clues lead to Julia's guardian. As Langdon traces an evil plot that could be the nation's undoing, he grows ever more intrigued by the lovely young woman. And when Julia realizes that England--and the man she is falling in love with--need her help, she finds herself caught in the fray. Will the two succumb to their attraction while fighting to save their country?


Author : Carole A. Powell
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It is a story about life with pictures by her daughter Tammy. The second one is about a man who raises 7 children himself. The third is about the Indians and Calvary and 2 forts. The fourth one is about 4 generations and the 5th one is about a teenage boy who experiences life. All of these books were written in a 2 month time frame. Enjoy.

Prinny s Daughter

Author : Thea Holme
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Joachim s Daughter

Author : William Campbell Hicks
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Author : T. Robert Joyce
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Kit Marlowe and the Doomsday Bug

Author : C A Lockwood
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Following an initiation test to steal a priceless Fabergé egg, Kit finds himself enrolled in a spy school for the descendants of famous families, based in the heart of London.

The King s Baker

Author : Rollin Woodruff
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My days are numbered, and so I want you to know youre neither too bad nor bad enough to receive what some folks may have had planned for you. Some folks participate in control and use violence, oppression and the law of man to do criminal things to usually the innocent and/or those put in a defenceless position. They use their positions of authority to kill, maim and torture people who stray and for recourse swim in the blood of indifference. So, I wrote many books that puts their taboo on a short leash. So here we are toe to toe. Ive smoked packages of cigarettes a day far almost 40 years and have come to the conclusion that those whose mercy and trusting nature need a little more understanding because the fraud of the spiritually blind only meet out bogus control which when endured like a mouse is their cooperation. They cheat, they steal, they lie and they kill for this. So, enjoy it, this small fragment of unwavering hard core discipline that isnt afraid of neither anything nor anyone besides Christ Jesus when he is furious.

Ballet Music

Author : Matthew Naughtin
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Musicians who work professionally with ballet and dance companies sometimes wonder if they haven’t entered a foreign country—a place where the language and customs seem so utterly familiar and so bafflingly strange at the same. To someone without a dance background, phrases and terms--boy’s variation, pas d’action, apothéose—simply don’t fit their standard musical vocabulary. Even a familiar term like adagio means something quite different in the world of dance. Like any working professional, those conductors, composers, rehearsal pianists, instrumentalists and even music librarians working with professional ballet and dance companies must learn what dance professionals talk about when they talk about music. In Ballet Music: A Handbook Matthew Naughtin provides a practical guide for the professional musician who works with ballet companies, whether as a full-time staff member or as an independent contractor. In this comprehensive work, he addresses the daily routine of the modern ballet company, outlines the respective roles of the conductor, company pianist and music librarian and their necessary collaboration with choreographers and ballet masters, and examines the complete process of putting a dance performance on stage, from selection or existing music to commissioning original scores to staging the final production. Because ballet companies routinely revise the great ballets to fit the needs of their staff and stage, audience and orchestra, ballet repertoire is a tangled web for the uninitiated. At the core of Ballet Music: A Handbook lies an extensive listing of classic ballets in the standard repertoire, with information on their history, versions, revisions, instrumentation, score publishers and other sources for tracking down both the original music and subsequent musical additions and adaptations. Ballet Music: A Handbook is an invaluable resource for conductors, pianists and music librarians as well as any student, scholar or fan of the ballet interested in the complex machinery that works backstage before the curtain goes up.

Moore s Rural New Yorker

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My Better Half and Me

Author : Joss Ackland
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Rosemary Ackland began writing her diary in 1945, aged just fifteen. For the next fifty-eight years, through happiness and heartache, she continued to write. Even after the tragic onset of Motor Neurone disease, which left her mute and immobile, her diary was still an outlet - in fact, then more than ever. Her simple, heartfelt jottings were never intended for an audience. But, during her last days, as he helped her hold a pen, her husband Joss read her words for the first time. Deeply moved by her lifetime's recollections he asked her consent to publish them and she agreed. My Better Half and Me weaves together Rosemary's diaries with Joss's commentary to tell of an extraordinary love story that lasted over fifty years. Their life together was remarkably full. At first they lived on a shoestring, struggling to bring up their new family on just Joss's payas a young actor. Once his career took off their lives became a dynamic whirl of tours across the country. But they remained an extremely close-knit family, with lives shaped by their seven children, by the tragic, untimely death of their eldest son, and later, by the birth of their grandchildren. Above all, this intimate and candid story, shows how lucky they were to have each other. In turbulent times they were each other's rock. Theirs was truly and old-fashioned romance.

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Author : Samuel Pepys
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The Spy s Wife

Author : Fiona McIntosh
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The Flowering of Ecology

Author : Kay Etheridge
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The Flowering of Ecology presents an English translation of Maria Sibylla Merian’s 1679 book, the first to illustrate and describe insect/plant interactions. Her processes in making the book and an analysis of its scientific content are presented in a historical context.