Honored By Man Vol 1 Beginning

Author: Brady Quinlan 1Brown
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477167935
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Honored By Man is an historical novel about the Trojan War. Epic in its scope, it utilizes the Greek and Trojan characters from Homers Iliad and the Gods who pulled their strings. Throughout history fragments of this tale have formed the cornerstone of drama and literature. Each piece engrossing enough to stand alone, mortared together they become majestic. Honored By Man utilizes all the known history, myth and poetry surrounding the Trojan War and tells the story from the Divine curses setting it in motion to the disgruntled homecomings of the few left alive. It is told from three vantagepoints: Greece, Troy, and Olympus. The cast of characters is an enormous gathering of heroes and heroines with the Gods larger than life. On the Greek side, Helen, with her sisters Timandra and Clytaemenstra, dominate the women; Achilles, Patrolcus, Odysseus, and Agamenmon lead the men. The Trojans are equally strong. The Queen Hecuba, her many daughters and Andromache are the main ladies while the suave Paris, noble Hector, smooth Deiphobus and steady Helenus are the leading men. The Gods play equally with the lives of everyone. The novel begins in Sparta with all the Kings of Greece gathered to try for Helens hand. The future heroes on the Greek side are introduced as well as the heroines. The action quickens with Paris introduction and subsequent abduction of Helen. With the scene switching back and forth from the Greek encampment to behind the Trojan fortress, ten long years of war follow culminating in the bloody sack of the city, and the few survivors heading homeward. Everyone knows the story; few know its entirety. Honored By Man breaths life and depth into the illustrious characters of Homer and weaves the threads of myth, poetry and history into a tapestry savored by all readers.

The Truelove Vol Book 15 Aubrey Maturin Novels

Author: Patrick O'Brian
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 039308857X
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The fifteenth installment in Patrick O'Brian's widely claimed series of Aubrey/Maturin novels is in equal parts mystery, adventure, and psychological drama. A British whaler has been captured by an ambitious chief in the sandwich islands at French instigation, and Captain Aubrey, R. N., Is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order. But stowed away in the cable-tier is an escaped female convict. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies. Aubrey himself is won over and indeed strongly attracted to this woman who will not speak of her past. But only Aubrey's friend, Dr. Stephen Maturin, can fathom Clarissa's secrets: her crime, her personality, and a clue identifying a highly placed English spy in the pay of Napoleon's intelligence service. In a thrilling finale, Patrick O'Brian delivers all the excitement his many readers expect: Aubrey and the crew of the Surprise impose a brutal pax Britannica upon the islanders in a pitched battle against a band of headhunting cannibals.

The Final Tales Of Sherlock Holmes Volume 1

Author: John A. Little
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1780925662
Size: 18.73 MB
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Holmes and Watson are plunged into the secret underworld of 1925 London, where a serial killer of musical (gay) men is afoot. The killer has a little list, and Sherlock is on it. Why? And what have the Bloomsbury Group and the Diogenes Club got to do with anything? Thanks to Royal Jelly, Holmes is a fit 71-year-old, who has lost his interest in bees and returned to detecting. He's not quite as sharp as he used to be, but he's still pretty sharp, and a bit of a vigilante in his old age. He meets up with his colleague and friend, Dr. John Hamish Watson, a 72-year-old not-quite-so-fit-at-all twice-widower, who hankers after the good old days of derring-do. They are joined by their excitable new housekeeper at 221B Baker Street, the brilliant, buxom Miss Lily Hudson and are helped in their work by Jasper Lestrade of Scotland Yard, the ambitious, respectful son of the late George Lestrade.

Caught Between A Lie And True Love

Author: Sheila Seabrook
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ISBN: 9781775068051
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Fun, flirty, and sassy ... a laugh-out-loud read that will make you totally forget about the laundry pile. Brody Jackson has no time for one hot woman who's messing with his mind and his game. And Paige Calhoun can't afford to let one gorgeous man distract her from staying one step ahead of the family business. Welcome to Serendipity Island!

Weekly World News

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.

Drowning Love

Author: George Asakura
Publisher: Kodansha Comics
ISBN: 1682336522
Size: 69.49 MB
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"I don't know what this feeling is... I don't know what I should do now... all I know is, I want him." They fight one another, they chase after one another, they capture one another—a turbulent tale of preteens on the brink of self-destruction, masterfully brought to life by George Asakura!

Lucky Break

Author: Lexy Timms
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USA Today Bestselling author, Lexy Timms, shares with you a sweet, sexy romance that'll have you wishing you had a fake boyfriend too! "Don't trust everything you see... Even salt looks like sugar." Addie Fowles is a brilliant sales representative. She does anything to sign a contract. Even if it means weaving a small white lie. After all, her biggest client is in Paris and will never know her engagement is a sham, right? Until Addie is put in the tough position of traveling to Paris to meet face-to-face with her client. Who also expects her to bring this 'fiancé' he's heard so much about. What's a girl to do? Fake sick? Drop the client? Admit the truth and hope she doesn't lose her job? How hard can it be to find a last-minute fake fiancé? The Lucky Billionaire Series Lucky Break, Streak of Luck, Lucky in Love Search Terms: BBW, free kindle romance, romance billionaire series, contemporary romance and sex, billionaire obsession, new adult romance, romance love triangle, romance love, sweet love story, melody anne billionaire bachelors series, billionaire romance, billionaire romanc, true love, happily ever after, famos actor, hot and steamy, hot romance, hot doctores, bad boy, Alpha Bad Boy, Alpha male romance, billionaire, romance, new adult, contemporary romance, love and life, cancer, fiction, big beautiful women

In Search Of A Love Story

Author: Rachel Schurig
Publisher: Rachel Schurig
ISBN: 0989202151
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Emily Donovan doesn’t have a romantic bone in her body. At least, that’s what her friends Ryan and Ashley keep telling her. They’re convinced her bad luck with men is directly related to her life-long lack of interest in all things romantic. When Emily’s latest relationship crashes and burns, she decides to go along with her friends’ plans for a romance research project. Sure, the idea that she’ll have better luck if she learns about the great romances of literature and film seems a little silly, but Emily figures it can’t hurt. In no time at all, Emily finds herself buried under a mountain of romance novels, chick flicks, and sappy love songs, hopeful that her hard work will pay off with true love. When she meets Greg, Ashley and Ryan are convinced she’s found prince charming—after all, he’s rich, handsome, and totally into Emily. What more could she want? And why does it seem that her friend Elliot isn’t exactly happy for her? Faced with misunderstandings, miscommunications, and a seemingly endless string of missteps, she is nevertheless determined to give true love a try. In doing so, Emily will eventually find that true romance, the kind that lasts, has little to do with stereotypes or clichés, and everything to do with finding out what’s in her own heart.