By Victor Mason
Victor Mason's cultural mystery delves right into a secretive civilization the place a roll name of wierd characters together with a witch, a whore, an outdated Hindu priest, a village fool, a gorgeous lady and an previous piano all have interaction to create a robust and unforgettable story of experience, secret and magical encounters.
By G. M. Lupo
By Maryrose Wood
Wer den Tod besiegt, muss mit dem Teufel im Bunde sein ...
Jessamines unaufgeregtes Leben hat eine schreckliche Wendung genommen. Sie hat ihre Unschuld verloren – und den Mann, den sie liebt. Sie weiß, wer die Schuld daran trägt – ihr eigener Vater, der einen Garten voller present- und Heilpflanzen sein eigen nennt. Sie wird Rache nehmen und ihn mit seinen giftigen Gewächsen töten, die ihm stets mehr wert gewesen sind als seine Tochter. Doch es bleibt nicht bei diesem einen Mord. Hat Jessamine dadurch die Zuneigung ihrer großen Liebe Weed verspielt? Wird sie ihn jemals wiederfinden? Es ist die einzige Möglichkeit, denn nur die Liebe vermag ein bitteres Herz zu heilen ...
Vergiss niemals: used to be zu heilen vermag, das kann auch töten!
By Mark Bredemeyer
Doch der lange Krieg fordert seinen Tribut: Arminius hat mehr Feinde denn je. Seine Freunde und Fürsprecher werden immer weniger. Mit Marbod ringt er um die Alleinherrschaft über die Stämme, doch einen klaren Sieger gibt es nicht. Die Götter scheinen den Nadarwinna aufgegeben zu haben. Zusätzlich höhlt eine Reihe von Intrigen Arminius' Macht nach und nach aus. Die Koalition der Rebellen zerbricht.
Noch ahnt Arminius nichts von der gigantischen size der Prophezeiung. Dem Schicksal scheint am Ende niemand entrinnen zu können – oder doch? Witandi und die Hagalianer sind fest entschlossen, das Unmögliche möglich zu machen …
By Wolfgang Hohlbein
By Anne Gross
Minutes later in London, Elise Dubois, an ER nurse from Tucson, is located sprawled in entrance of The Quiet lady Public residence. She's donning not anything yet tattered shorts, a activities bra, and one purple operating shoe. Gripped in her fist is an Egyptian jewel, the scarab.
Now Bonaparte's Minister of Police is respiring down Adelaide's neck whereas her prosperous consumers are leaving behind her. the ladies of l. a. Société d'Isis, so wickedly encouraging while she'd first introduced her plot, stay silent to her pleas for support. Adelaide has no selection yet to discover the golem and restoration her reputation.
Troubled by way of nightmares of a wild-eyed French girl and anxious she may be wasting her brain, Elise attempts to mixture in on the pub. yet mixing in isn't her strong point. She is familiar with the instant the chance arises she'll cease at not anything to come back to twenty first Century Arizona, whether that implies breaking the center of the single guy who is familiar with her.
The Quiet lady is the 1st within the Emerald Scarab experience sequence geared toward fanatics of hard-edged heroines. In a narrative of time shuttle, romance, and fortune, something can happen.
By James Fearn
John Oxley, the son of an prosperous English business kin, had a hugely constructed social judgment of right and wrong with appreciate to the negative of the Yorkshire Midlands within the 1840s. His becoming curiosity in left-wing British politics took him to a gathering of the evolving Chartist circulation the place he grew to become concerned about a melee with the neighborhood landowners. A negative Irish tenant-farmer had taken offence on the perspective of 1 of the English aristocracy who used to be attempting to tackle the meeting.
•“It’s bastards loik you who make the most of our ‘ard paintings. Yer youngsters move t’ mattress with complete bellies whereas ours cry with ‘unger.” An competitive murmur of assent went up from the indignant crowd. At this the landlord might include himself not. His eyes blazed with fury, and the veins in his neck stood out in stark reduction as he attempted to take again the initiative. “It’s taken me years of labor to get the place I stand at the present time, and I’ll be damned if I’ll stand through and watch all of it collapse as a result of scum such as you. Why did you and the remainder of you Irish trash come to this nation anyway?” The gentry status close to him aired their approval of his sentiments with a constrained mumble of ‘Here, here!’ England can do with out you lazy, filthy Irish!” he shouted with expanding warmth. return to Hell the place you got here from!” At this comment the assembly broke up in wild confusion. many of the crowd have been with the outspoken Irishman, and commenced to seem menacingly towards the landlords who have been clustering jointly for protection.
•Suddenly a well-dressed formative years status within reach, equally incensed by way of the landlord’s callous barbs, sprang ahead like a wild beast, forcefully laying aside these in his approach. “You smug parasite!” he yelled as he lunged on the unsuspecting freeholder.............The older guy staggered again and landed at the muddy grass greedy his jaw. The hero of the instant was once John Oxley, youngest son of Sir Richard and woman Oxley, a wealthy middle-aged couple from midland urban of Sheffield.”
Why did this younger, prosperous Yorkshireman to that end go back and forth to Australia to suffer the torturous rigours of the Victorian goldfields, and later to the U.S., simply to be faced via the terrors of the yankee Civil battle. Do these impacts, as Shakespeare’s Hamlet has positioned it, represent the “Divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them how we will?”
John Oxley’s existence was once significantly replaced after his trial and conviction on contrived fees. a lot in order that, to minimise the shame to his relations, he replaced his identify to John Francis.
•John stood there dumfounded, not able to appreciate the severity of his sentence - fifteen years. A wry smile handed momentarily throughout his face. The irony of the location had now not escaped him. the following he used to be, the son of a well-to-do British industrialist approximately to be despatched as a convict to the opposite finish of the earth following a negative lavatory Irish lady who used to be a unfastened settler.
•But the gravity of his place quickly beaten him because the Justice persisted. “John Francis, you'll be taken to a jail hulk at Woolwich the place you'll be held until eventually you're transported to Van Diemen’s Land. Take him down!”
•The Magistrate’s phrases pierced John’s soul like an arrow, and his middle used to be without notice heavy with loneliness. Love and politics have been proving to be serious taskmasters.
•In an try to frustrate the constructing friendship among John and Anna,
By William Walton
By Mark Patrick
By Kimberlee Ann Bastian
Absolute obedience, servitude, neutrality.
These have been the legislation that when ruled Bartholomew, an immortal soulcatcher, till one ill-fated evening whilst he used to be pressured to select: insurgent opposed to his masters or display an old, risky secret.
He selected defiance.
Imprisoned for hundreds of years as punishment for his selection, Bartholomew wastes away—until he creates a chance to flee. by way of a stroke of probability, Bartholomew reveals himself within the human international and shortly learns that breaking his bonds doesn't come with no expense. bring to a halt from the grace that after governed him, he needs to find a new magic in Thirties Chicago.
Armed with just a cryptic message to offer him path, Bartholomew desperately attempts to renew the challenge he had all started see you later in the past. hoping on the not likely assistance of the streetwise orphan Charlie Reese, Bartholomew needs to navigate the depressed streets of town within the backyard. yet so that it will clear up this riddle, he needs to first realize if selection and destiny are one within the same.