As You Like It

Author: Jean-Paul Debax
Publisher: Presses Univ. du Mirail
ISBN: 9782858163489
Size: 13.86 MB
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A Treacherous Curse

Author: Deanna Raybourn
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698198409
Size: 65.62 MB
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Members of an Egyptian expedition fall victim to an ancient mummy’s curse in this thrilling Veronica Speedwell novel from the New York Times bestselling author of the Lady Julia Grey mysteries. London, 1888. As colorful and unfettered as the butterflies she collects, Victorian adventuress Veronica Speedwell can’t resist the allure of an exotic mystery—particularly one involving her enigmatic colleague, Stoker. His former expedition partner has vanished from an archaeological dig with a priceless diadem unearthed from the newly discovered tomb of an Egyptian princess. This disappearance is just the latest in a string of unfortunate events that have plagued the controversial expedition, and rumors abound that the curse of the vengeful princess has been unleashed as the shadowy figure of Anubis himself stalks the streets of London. But the perils of an ancient curse are not the only challenges Veronica must face as sordid details and malevolent enemies emerge from Stoker’s past. Caught in a tangle of conspiracies and threats—and thrust into the public eye by an enterprising new foe—Veronica must separate facts from fantasy to unravel a web of duplicity that threatens to cost Stoker everything...

Amour Et Conqu Te

Author: Caroline Royer
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1460244540
Size: 10.39 MB
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Lieutenant dans l'armee anglaise, Howard arrive au Bas-Canada au printemps 1796 et remplit plusieurs missions. L'Ecossais voulait marcher dans les traces de son pere, l'amiral Charles Douglas, qui avait participe a la conquete de la Nouvelle-France aux cotes du vice-amiral Saunders, puis seconde le general Carleton et repousse les Americains du Canada en 1776. Durant ce sejour, Howard s'eprend de Catherine Normandeau, une jeune fille de Quebec. A travers les bouleversements politiques provoques par l'avenement de l'ere moderne, qu'adviendra-t-il de l'amour entre une roturiere canadienne-francaise et un aristocrate britannique? Ce recit d'amour et d'aventure inspire d'une histoire vecue propulse dans le tourbillon de la fin du XVIIIe siecle et le debut du XIXe deux etres qui appartiennent a des mondes differents et qui vont contribuer chacun a leur maniere a faconner le destin de leurs pays respectifs."