By A. B. Guthrie Jr.
By Karen Kingsbury
2008 Retailer's selection Award winner!In practise for his or her long-awaited marriage ceremony day, Dayne and Katy are decided to maintain the rite a mystery from the paparazzi. Their dating grows nearer and more suitable as they plan jointly, yet in any case it takes the aid of the Baxter relations and plenty of of the CKT children in order that they're going to actually have a likelihood at a personal marriage ceremony. John Baxter is overjoyed that his oldest son should be settling down a couple of miles away, yet he is not certain how any of his children will deal with a scenario he can now not run from—the emotions he's having for his buddy Elaine. meanwhile, the Flanigan kinfolk is suffering from their younger boarder, Cody Coleman, Jim Flanigan's megastar receiver. After an alcohol overdose, Cody fights for his existence. simply God's grace and a miracle can deliver him again from the edge of death—physically and spiritually.
By John Maddox Roberts
Blackmail, corruption, treachery, murder--the glory that used to be Rome.
In this Edgar Award-nominated secret, John Maddox Roberts takes readers again to a Rome jam-packed with violence and evil. Vicious gangs governed the streets of Crassus and Pompey, oftentimes preying on plebeian and patrician alike, so the garroting of a lowly ex-slaved and the disembowelment of a overseas service provider within the harmful Subura district appeared of little outcome to the Roman hierarchy. yet Decius Caecilius Metellus the Younger--highborn commander of the neighborhood vigiles--was made up our minds to enquire. regardless of legit apathy, brazen bribes, and sinister threates, Decius uncovers a global of corruption on the maximum degrees of his govt that threatens to spoil him and the govt he serves.
By Deborah Vogts
She loves the land. Mattie Evans grew up within the Flint Hills of Kansas. even if her family members has misplaced their ranch, she nonetheless calls this land domestic. a talented younger veterinarian, she struggles to achieve the arrogance of the neighborhood ranchers. thankfully, her ally and staunchest supporter is John McCray, proprietor of the Lightning M Ranch. They either love the ranch, and cannot think residing wherever yet within the Flint Hills. he is haunted by means of it. Gil McCray, John's estranged son, is a professional soccer participant dwelling in California. The ranch is the place his mom died and the place each element of the tallgrass prairie stirs undesirable stories of his older brother's deadly twist of fate. Gil comes to a decision leaving the ranch is the simplest answer for his in poor health father and his personal sick center. yet he does not expect falling in love. Falling in love isn't really an alternative. Or is it? whilst Mattie is termed in to avoid wasting a horse injured in a poor twist of fate, she unearths herself unwillingly tossed into the center of a kinfolk clash. mystery ache, mystery passions, and mystery agendas play out opposed to the attractive landscapes as love ends up in a few unforeseen conclusions approximately forgiveness and renewal.
By Diana Pharaoh Francis
"An unique global, genuine humans, and high-stakes intrigue and event. nice fun."--New York occasions Bestselling writer Patricia Briggs
In Crosspointe, surrounded by way of a deadly sea, wild majick surges with the tides as do the fortunes of the royal family.
As a minor member of the royal relations, Lucy Trenton's skill to experience majick is considered one of her most deadly secrets and techniques. yet purely one.A blackmailer is familiar with the other.
Suddenly, Lucy is stuck in a treasonous plot to wreck the crown, and she's trapped within the tentacles of a determined, harmful majick. Her in basic terms wish is send captain Marten Thorpe, who--by each account--cannot be relied on. With time operating out, Lucy needs to give you the option to win a perilous online game or lose every thing she holds pricey.
By Linda E. Mitchell
Используя региональный подход в исследовании средневековой семейной жизни, автор в первой части книги даёт обзор не только разнообразных семейных отношений, но и структуры семей и обозначение категорий групп, попадающих под это определение в различных культурах: в позднеантичном римском семействе, средневековой еврейской семье, семействе на византийском Востоке, средневековом Западе и в мусульманском мире.
В следующих частях рассматривается повседневная жизнь семейств различных социальных классов и рода деятельности – крестьян, ростовщиков, ремесленников, торговцев. Показано также поэтапное изменение внутрисемейного статуса членов семейства – от ребенка, до жениха/невесты, мужа/жены, отца/матери, зятя/невестки и т.п. Уделено также внимание темам отношения к детям, отношения церкви к семье и маргинальным семьям, возникавшим по разным причинам – идеологическим ( например, в случае еретических движений катаров или бегинов), военных действий или стихийных бедствий (эпидемии, голод и т.п.)Образцы сканов:
By James Anderson
The Earl of Burford hosts one other a little batty, completely baffling condominium party....George Henry Alwyn Saunders, twelfth in his line, has taken a complicated to movies. he is approximately killed with pride whilst a film rich person desires Alderly, the Burfords' seventeenth century state property, for the set of a brand new Rex Ransom epic. The bronzed, good-looking celebrity has lengthy delighted the crazy lord with excellent deeds at the silver screen.Less than extremely joyful is the Countess, who is unexpectedly taking part in hostess to a Hollywood crowd and a starting to be visitor record that features a long-lost cousin and a shady moment wife, suitors for the Burford's willful daughter girl Geraldine, an eccentric screenwriter protesting the pirating of his paintings, a sultry, sparky femme fatale, a certified blackmailer.... Oh definite, roles from James L. Anderson's first zany whodunit, The Affair of the Bloodstained Egg snug, are reprised by means of Merryweather, ther imperturbable kinfolk butler, and the perspicacious Ins. Wilkins of the Westshire constabulary. And what does a mutilated mink coat need to do with anything?.... not anything can best the merrily murderous Nineteen Thirties condo occasion for a puzzler!
By Robert J. Randisi
Having misplaced a spouse to violence and a son to retribution, onetime Texas sheriff Daniel Shaye has introduced what is still of his shattered relatives -- grown boys fiercely dedicated to their father and justice -- to Vengeance Creek, Arizona. In a lawless city, they turn into the legislation, grieving for his or her slain family whereas wanting to begin a brand new existence freed from extra bloodshed. yet future has different plans for the Shayes.
Eight males experience into city with designs at the bank's cash -- and once they journey out, a dozen blameless everyone is useless and Dan Shaye is down with a gunshot wound. Now it really is as much as his boys to settle yet another rating, driving hell for leather-based towards a last reckoning ... and a mystery.
And if demise comes back for the sons of Daniel Shaye, so be it, simply because any guy who will not lay down his existence for what's correct is not any guy at all.