Download Bishop's Brood, The: An 11th century mystery (A Geoffrey by Simon Beaufort PDF

By Simon Beaufort

A Sir Geoffrey Mappestone secret Southampton 1070

Sir Geoffrey Mappestone and his dependable buddy Roger search passage on one of many many ships as a result of sail to Normandy after which directly to the Holy Land. the 2 knights were clear of the campaign too lengthy, and are itching to come again to the motion. yet bizarre issues were occurring within the harbour city, and it quickly turns into glaring that somebody is attempting to maintain Geoffrey and Roger from boarding one of many ships. whilst Geoffrey's dim-witted servant is killed through a dangerous arrow that used to be basically intended for the knight himself, Sir Geoffrey's fury is such that he might do whatever to discover the assassin. yet then Ranulf Flambard - who's not just the Bishop of Durham and an escapee from the Tower of London, but additionally occurs to be Roger's father - arrives in Southampton with an errand for his son to accomplish. a lot opposed to Geoffrey's higher judgement, the pair trigger for the northern city of Durham, the place a powerful cathedral is being equipped at Flambard's behest.

As but extra arrows fly Geoffrey's approach, the knight starts off to achieve that none of those occasions are random, and it's all the way down to him to find the relationship among the 2 cities, Bishop Flambard and a handful of red-stained arrows.

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Download Dipingilo di Nero: Enigma nel bosco della Merlata (Italian by Fabrizio Canciani PDF

By Fabrizio Canciani

Nel 1566, nel bosco della Merlata, lungo l. a. strada che da Milano conduce verso Varese e Como, viene catturata l. a. banda dei Legorini, un gruppo di briganti che rapinavano e uccidevano i viandanti. Uno dei due capi, Battista Scorlino, riesce according toò a rifugiarsi nel vicino monastero della Certosa di Garegnano. Sulle sue tracce si mette frate Tommaso Chabod, membro dei Passaggisti, gruppo religioso bollato come eretico dalla Chiesa e disposto a tutto pur di recuperare il Theonoston Liber Sextus di Gerolamo Cardano, un libro contenente studi sulla resurrezione dei morti. A Milano, ai giorni nostri, Diego Soriano, professore all’Accademia di Brera, inizia a interessarsi agli strani omicidi avvenuti di recente in città. I delitti sono collegati dal fatto che ognuna delle vittime possedeva un frammento di un affresco dipinto sul muro di un’osteria demolita a metà anni Cinquanta (la Melgasciada) e che si credeva perduto. Con l’aiuto della compagna e allieva Elena e della bibliotecaria Matilde,
Soriano scopre che l’osteria period stata in passato il rifugio dei Legorini e che l’affresco raffigura il patto di sangue tra i capi della
banda e contiene criptiche informazioni sul nascondiglio del Theonoston.

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Download Enemy in the House by Mignon G. Eberhart PDF

By Mignon G. Eberhart

During the yankee Revolution, a lady fights to save lots of her kin.

Several years have handed for the reason that American colonists rose up opposed to the tyranny of King George III, but the conflict has no lead to sight. because the fight drags on, colonial commander George Washington's military helps itself by means of seizing land from these unswerving to the Crown. In South Carolina, insurgent leaders have their eyes at the Mallam property, whose proprietor has fled to Jamaica, leaving his daughter Amity to control the plantation. As a last-ditch attempt to avoid wasting her family's land, she marries Simon Mallam, a cousin and a insurgent, then travels to Jamaica to benefit if her father is alive or useless.

There she reveals no much less turmoil than she left at the back of. Her father's sugar plantation, Mallam Penn, is at risk. If the Mallam relations is to have any destiny within the new international, one girl needs to stave off the armies of 2 international locations.

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Download Death Below Stairs (A Below Stairs Mystery) by Jennifer Ashley PDF

By Jennifer Ashley

Victorian type traces are crossed while prepare dinner Kat Holloway is drawn right into a homicide that reaches the entire technique to the throne.

Highly sought-after younger cook dinner Kat Holloway takes a place in a Mayfair mansion and shortly reveals herself immersed within the bizarre loved ones of Lord Rankin. Kat is unbothered by way of the family’s eccentricities so long as they keep away from her kitchen, yet difficulty reveals its method less than stairs whilst her younger Irish assistant is murdered. 

Intent on learning who killed the helpless kitchen maid, Kat turns to the ever-capable Daniel McAdam, who's definitely even more than the fascinating supply guy he pretends to be. besides the help of Lord Rankin’s unconventional sister-in-law and a mathematical genius, Kat and Daniel notice that the family homicide used to be the barest tip of a plot rife with possibility and treason—one that’s a risk to Queen Victoria herself.

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Download Le Secret du Jaune d'Argent (Histoire du Sud) (French by Guy Caillens PDF

By Guy Caillens

En cette fin d’année 1317, alors que Castres se réjouit de devenir une « fière Cité » suite à l. a. création de son évêché, un moine de Saint-Benoît est assassiné. Sur l. a. piste de ses meurtriers, Guillaume de Montfort, prévôt de l. a. ville, se retrouve mêlé à une affaire vieille de plusieurs années qui implique les verriers de Normandie, le roi de France et les bons moines de l’abbaye.

Les features politiques de cette enquête et les soulèvements qui surviennent dans l. a. région obligent le prévôt à résoudre sans délai cette délicate affaire.

Dans ce policier médiéval, le lecteur est plongé au cœur d’une cité en plein essor, déjà renommée pour sa creation de cloth et de cuir.

Après son premiere roman : Le Templier de Cordes, man Caillens, fidèle à son héros, nous invite à suivre Guillaume de Montfort dans une nouvelle aventure.

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Download Best Bet in Beantown (Beantown Mystery Series Book 1) by G.S. Rowe PDF

By G.S. Rowe

The 12 months is 1897. where: Boston, Mass. superstar brief cease Herman lengthy has simply been crushed and left for useless, by myself and within the locker room of the Boston Beaneaters nationwide League base ball group. yet, whodunit and why? It’s as much as ne’er-do-well Will Beaman, who stumbles throughout lengthy whereas making an attempt desperately to safe a entrance place of work place with the ball membership, to resolve the case. choked with romance, various purple herrings, fascinating video game reportage, and shady characters, top guess in Beantown dives deeply into the sordid international of nineteenth century base ball.

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Download Murder in the Lincoln White House (Lincoln's White House by C. M. Gleason PDF

By C. M. Gleason

March four, 1861: at the day of Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration, the air is charged with desire and apprehension. The final factor somebody desires is any kind of hitch within the proceedings—let by myself homicide! thankfully the president has younger Adam Quinn through his facet . . .

At the inaugural ball, Lincoln’s relied on entourage is on their shield. Allan Pinkerton, head of the president’s defense crew, is cautious of power assassins. And Lincoln’s oldest good friend, Joshua velocity, is by way of his facet, besides Speed’s nephew, Adam Quinn—called again from the Kansas frontier to function the president’s assistant and jack-of-all-trades.

Despite the tight protection, hassle comes still. a guy is located stabbed to demise in a close-by room, merely yards from the president. no longer wishing to reason alarm, Lincoln dispatches younger Quinn—instead of the high-profile Pinkerton—to discreetly investigate.

Could the proximity of the homicide most likely be a twist of fate? Or is the crime at once concerning Lincoln himself—possibly a political act? Quinn’s commentary abilities as a frontier scout are priceless as he examines the victim and starts off a advanced research. even though he's new to Washington, DC, he needs to navigate through excessive society, political personages, and a urban getting ready for warfare so as to clear up the crime. He reveals unforeseen allies in a made up our minds lady journalist named Sophie Gates, and Dr. Hilton, a loose guy of color

Quinn—with the aid of Sophie and Dr. Hilton—must make haste to unravel the homicide if he's to guard the president he’s pledged to serve. With the shadow of battle looming at the horizon, there’s no margin for errors, as not less than the destiny of the state is at stake . . .

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Download The Eyes of Aurora: A Fifth Case from the Notebooks of Pliny by Jr., Albert A, Bell PDF

By Jr., Albert A, Bell

Pliny's servant Aurora, who's additionally the forbidden love of his existence, has performed sturdy Samaritan to a girl who claims to be looking for her lacking husband. considering he may also help the girl, Pliny steps in, assisted, as ordinary, by means of his pal Tacitus. however the scenario becomes an online of deception and intrigue after they notice proof of a awful homicide whereas looking out within the nation-state for clues to the whereabouts of the lacking guy. After Aurora is injured, Pliny's involvement turns into own. he is even determined adequate to invite Regulus, his longtime sworn enemy, for aid whilst the case brings him to the malevolent awareness of the emperor Domitian.

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Download FERIR OU PERIR: Les aventures de Guilhem d'Ussel, chevalier by Jean d'Aillon PDF

By Jean d'Aillon

1191 : Le roi Richard Cœur de Lion étant parti en Terre Sainte, son frère, le prince Jean, veut écarter Guillaume de Longchamp, le Grand chancelier d'Angleterre.
A Lincoln, Egelina de Camville, fille du shérif du comté et habile arbalétrière, tue l'homme à qui son père voulait l'unir. En fuite, elle entre au carrier du prince Jean pour qui elle deviendra une meurtrière surnommée l. a. Licorne.
1193 : Après un accord avec le prince Jean et en l'absence de Richard Cœur de Lion prisonnier en Allemagne, Philippe Auguste envahit le Vexin et s'apprête à saisir toute los angeles Normandie, mais un mystérieux murderer tue ses proches avec des carreaux d'arbalète marqués du signe d'une licorne.
C'est à ce second que Guilhem d'Ussel arrive à Paris. Accusé d'être los angeles Licorne, il fuira en Normandie à l. a. recherche de l. a. criminelle devenue sa maîtresse. Mais s'il se trompait ? Celle qu'il aime est-elle vraiment Egelina de Camville ?

À travers les chevauchées de Guilhem d’Ussel, le chevalier troubadour, Jean d'Aillon brosse une fresque du règne de Philippe Auguste où l'on croise les effrayants routiers des grandes compagnies, les croisés et les troubadours, Jean sans Terre et Richard Cœur de Lion, mais aussi les héros de Walter Scott et d'Alexandre Dumas dans de surprenantes énigmes criminelles.
Chronologie des aventures de Guilhem d’Ussel

De taille et d'estoc
La charte maudite
Férir ou périr
L’évasion de Richard Cœur de Lion
Marseille, 1198
Le Noël du chat botté (offert avec Marseille, 1198)
Les perdrix de Lectoure (offert avec Paris, 1199)
Paris, 1199
Londres, 1200
Retour à Cluny (offert avec Londres, 1200)
Montségur, 1201
Le loup maléfique (offert avec Montségur, 1201)
Rome, 1202
Rouen, 1203

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Download Die Kapsel: Der letzte Weg der Heiligen Lanze by Peter Böttger PDF

By Peter Böttger

In diesem Krimi wird fabuliert. Nicht nur die Heilige Lanze irrt umher, auch Kommissar Moritz Löwe gerät auf sonderbare Wege. Dabei findet er zwei Lösungen. Eine davon ist nicht materieller paintings. Sie greift in die Geschichte zurück. Löwe ist empfindsam, verliebt, konsequent, gutherzig.
Verrat aus Liebe und solcher aus Geldnot kommen vor. Freundschaft wird zerstört, aber auch Glück wird begründet.
Die Faszination einer legendären Kultwaffe, der irrwitzige Glaube, sie könne in unserer Zeit Wunder vollbringen, die Spekulation auf ihren Geldwert, begründen das Geschehen.

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