Ice Land: A Novel by Betsy Tobin

By Betsy Tobin

A appealing epic of affection, longing, redemption, and attraction within the culture of Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon

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Freya understands that her individuals are doomed. Warned by way of the Fates of an imminent catastrophe, she needs to embark on a trip to discover a powerful gold necklace, one stated to own the ability to change the process historical past. yet at the same time Freya travels deep into the mountains of Iceland, the rustic is on the point of struggle. the recent global order of Christianity is threatening the previous methods of Iceland's humans, and tangled amidst all of it are star-crossed fanatics who future attracts them together-even as their households are made up our minds to rip them aside

Infused with the wealthy historical past and mythology of Iceland, Betsy Tobin's sweeping novel is an epic experience of forbidden love, lust, jealousy, religion and magical ask yourself set less than the shadow of a smoldering volcano.

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The Pirate Captain by Terry Deary

By Terry Deary

The North Atlantic, 1726

Captain Fly is the best pirate to sail the seven seas - or so he says. yet his captives Jed and Arthur imagine he is a bad-tempered bully. Now Captain Fly has ordered his prisoners to paintings for him as pirates, or he will kill them! it is time to cease the tough captain for good...

A terrific tale mixing pirate legend with old truth and Terry Deary's vividly imagined characters!

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Act of Will (Tor Fantasy) by A.J. Hartley

By A.J. Hartley

Act of Will is a boisterous myth event that introduces us to Will Hawthorne, a medieval actor and playwright who flees the professionals merely to discover himself inextricably guaranteed to a bunch of high-minded adventurers on a perilous challenge. Will travels with them to land the place they're charged with the research and defeat of a ruthless military of mystical horsemen, who look out of the mist leaving loss of life and devastation of their wake.In the process Will's uneasy alliance together with his new protectors, he has to get his pragmatic brain to simply accept selfless heroism (which he thinks is absurd) and magic (which he does not think in). Will needs to finally make a decision the place his loyalties particularly lie and what sort of he's ready to do--and believe--to get up for them.

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The Merchant's Partner (Knights Templar series) by Michael Jecks

By Michael Jecks

The Knights Templar

They had all joined taking 3 vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience…for they have been clergymen: warrior priests, devoted to theprotection of pilgrims within the Holy Land -- until eventually tales unfold through anavaricious king who sought after their wealth for his personal destroyed the order.

There was once one knight, notwithstanding, who escaped the stake, vowing justiceas he watched his blameless brothers die.

A Dastardly Deed

When the mutilated physique of midwife and healer Agatha Kyteler is stumbled on in a hedge one frozen wintry morning, it in the beginning seems to be the inability of clues will render the crime unsolvable -- till a apprehensive neighborhood early life inexplicably flees his village and a hue and cry is raised. Sir Baldwin Furnshill, as soon as a Knight Templar, in spite of the fact that, has doubts concerning the boy’s guilt, and enlists buddy and bailiff of Lydford citadel, Simon Puttock, in quest of a assassin. yet what they search lies someplace at the darker facet of the village of Wefford, underneath layers of jealousy, suspicion, and hatred -- and the buried fact may possibly turn out deadly to someone who disturbs it.

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Talking with Michener by Lawrence Grobel

By Lawrence Grobel

James Michener's significant paintings has intrigued hundreds of thousands of readers. Popularizing heritage, he wrote generally approximately shuttle and coated wide components of the USA in books reminiscent of Centennial, Texas, Hawaii, Alaska, and Chesapeake. He gained the Pulitzer Prize for his first booklet, stories of the South Pacific, which he wrote on the age of 40, and his books have been made into tv mini-series, video clips, and musicals.

In conversations that came about among 1980 and October 1997, days sooner than his loss of life, Michener met with Lawrence Grobel at Michener's houses in Florida, Maine, and Texas, in addition to in ny and l. a.. the 2 mentioned issues of either a private nature and touched on topics Michener kept away from in his personal memoir.

The made from those revealing discussions is conversing with Michener, the 1st full-length booklet of in-depth interviews with the famed author.

In the 13 chapters of the publication, Michener explores intercourse, love, pornography, politics abortion, AIDS, plagiarism, activities, the present kingdom of publishing, and the prestige of the artist in society. To Grobel, he finds many own milestones and struggles--his dialysis; the loss of life of his spouse Mari; his provider within the struggle; his travels to the Antarctica and to Pearl Harbor at the fiftieth anniversary of the bombing; and his philanthropy totaling $120 million.

Speaking of literary issues, he tells how he wrote such sweeping novels, why he selected a few matters and refrained from others, and the way he may perhaps write a old novel approximately California. He analyzes every one of his books, chooses his favorites, and discusses his strengths and weaknesses as a author.

To accompany the chapters that disguise the writer's existence and paintings, Grobel has written an intimate creation approximately his lengthy dating with Michener, and Michener interviews himself in a revealing afterword. during the pages of conversing with Michener, Grobel offers Michener's many lovers a detailed portrait of unexcelled intensity and discovery. Lawrence Grobel is a novelist and author from la. between his honors are a fiction fellowship from the nationwide Endowment for the humanities and a P. E. N. certain success Award for his booklet Conversations with Capote. His articles and interviews have seemed in Playboy, Rolling Stone, the hot York occasions, Newsday, Reader's Digest, Movieline, and leisure Weekly.

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