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Ulysses: A Biographical Novel of U.S. Grant

In-depth and entertaining, here is a sweeping biographical novel of the life and times of Ulysses S. Grant. This vivid look at 19th-century America chronicles the remarkable life of General and President Grant--and the people who thrived on his strengths and preyed on his weaknesses. Three maps.

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White Feathers(Tamar Deane Trilogy 2)

In 1914, Tamar Murdochs life is one of ease and contentment at Kenmore, a prosperous estate in Hawkes Bay, as storm clouds over Europe begin casting long shadows. Tamars love for her children is sorely tested as one by one they are called, or driven, into the living hell of World War One. During the Boer War, Joseph, her illegitimate eldest son, fought as a European, but

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Daughters of the Dragon

When twenty-year-old Anna Carlson travels from America to a Korean orphanage to locate her birth mother, she�s devastated to learn the woman is already dead. But just when it seems her search is over, a stranger hands her a parcel containing an antique comb�and an address.That scrap of paper leads Anna to the Seoul apartment of the poor yet elegant Hong Jae-hee. Jae-hee re

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Prague Fatale(Bernie Gunther 8)

September 1941: Reinhard Heydrich is hosting a gathering to celebrate his appointment as Reichsprotector of Czechoslovakia. He has chosen his guests with care. All are high-ranking Party members and each is a suspect in a crime as yet to be committed: the murder of Heydrich himself.Indeed, a murder does occur, but the victim is a young adjutant on Heydrich�s staff, found d

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The Rock and the River(The Rock and the River 1)

The Time: 1968The Place: ChicagoFor thirteen-year-old Sam its not easy being the son of known civil rights activist Roland Childs. Especially when his older (and best friend), Stick, begins to drift away from him for no apparent reason. And then it happens: Sam finds something that changes everything forever.Sam has always had faith in his father, but when he finds

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Pillar of Light(The Work and the Glory 1)

Pillar of Light: Vol 1, The Work and the Glory, by Lund, Gerald N.

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Daughter of Satan

Even Tamars mother believed that the child had been forced on her by the Devil when, against her judgement, she was persuaded to attend a midsummer sabbat of witches. In a world of superstition and intolerance, Tamar, growing into a wild and beautiful girl, seemed doomed to violent death when the witch-pricker came to Plymouth. Intelligent though untutored, she attracted

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Heartstone(Matthew Shardlake 5)

The clever plotting and brilliantly evoked world of Heartstone-the fifth Matthew Shardlake mystery from bestselling author C. J. Sansom-will dazzle both mystery fans and Tudor history buffs.Summer 1545. A massive French armada is threatening England, and Henry VIII has plunged the country into economic crisis to finance the war. Meanwhile, an old servant of Queen Catheri

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Das Lacheln der Fortuna(Waringham 1)

England 1360: Nach dem Tod seines Vaters, des wegen Hochverrats angeklagten Earl of Waringham, zahlt der zwolfjahrige Robin zu den Besitzlosen und ist der Willkur der Obrigkeit ausgesetzt. Besonders Mortimer, der Sohn des neuen Earls, schikaniert Robin, wo er kann. Zwischen den Jungen erwachst eine todliche Feindschaft. Aber Robin geht seinen Weg, der ihn schlie?lich zuruc

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Spying on Miss Muller

Jessie and her best friends in boarding school have always loved their teacher, Miss Muller. Half-German and half-Irish, shes as beautiful as a movie star. But ever since their country, Ireland, went to war with Germany, they dont feel the same way. In fact, the girls now think theres something very strange about Miss Muller.One night Jessie sees Miss Muller walking by

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