Egypt is divided and conspiracy runs deep--the boy King Tut inherits a nation of chaos, and his wife, Queen Ankhesenamun, is desperate to earn his trust.
Pharaoh Tutankhamun must decide Egypt's path amid political turmoil and corruption while Queen Ankhesenamun struggles to convince Pharaoh that their lives are at stake.
With truth shrouded in mystery, doubt attacks the royalty as a power mercilessly pursues the crown. Egypt's fate is determined by Pharaoh's and Queen Ankhesenamun's success or failure in the coming storm.
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This work presents many aspects of the supernatural: seers, healers, spells, Banshee, forths, the evil eye and contains a treasure trove of Irish folk beliefs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The material contained in the work has been collected for twenty years.
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This tale by Lady Gregory is part of the first and third cycle of the mythical history of Ireland: the mythological and the Fenian. About it, Yeats wrote: "I think this book is the best that came out of Ireland in my time".
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Teacher Edition includes complete student text, review questions, vocabulary, and answer keys. The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, and specifics about each day of Creation. We make comparisons with ancient sources to see where they agree with the Scriptural account. We reference classic and modern scientific views, exposing errors, preconceptions, presuppositions and falsehoods taught as ...
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Stretching from Ancient Rome to the World Wide Web and from the Danelaw to the Cold War, 366 Days is an engaging and entertaining chronicle of the highs and lows of world history. Whether it heralded a world-changing new discovery, the assassination of a leading politician, or a cow flying in a plane, this collection of true stories and trivia from world history proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Each historical account has been painstakingly researched to clearly explain its causes, course and ...
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"Hidden talent counts for nothing."
Strategy Six Pack 12 presents six historical texts spanning two millennia and three continents. Ancient Rome and the Americas get two books each: Mary Platt Parmele's A Short History of Rome is paired with Jacob Abbott's biography of Emperor Nero; Thomas Paine's 1791 American political classic The Rights of Man is followed by 1831's The Confessions of Nat Turner - written by a runaway preacher-slave and social activist. For the Europhiles there is Hendrik Willem van Loon's concise account ...
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An epic saga of adventure and grit on the edge of the western frontier, Orphan Moon demonstrates the power of a courageous human spirit in the face of tragedy, loss, and the struggle to survive.
1860 - Palo Pinto, Texas. Under the spectacular glow of a Comanche moon, a family is slaughtered, their homestead torched. Nineteen-year-old Barleigh Flanders survives the terrifying midnight raid. Fiercely determined to rebuild, she seizes an opportunity meant for another. Desperate, near penniless, her foolhardy scheme could prove ...
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A LOOK BACK AT SOME OF THE BRAVEST MEN TO SERVE IN THE UNITED STATES MILITARY
Robert Lewis Howard is perhaps the most highly decorated United States Army soldier since World War II. He was a Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War, wounded 14 times in nearly five years of combat. This book chronicles his exploits on the battlefield and recounts the heroism which earned him three nominations for the Medal of Honor as well as eight Purple Hearts.
Humbert "Rocky" Versace was the first prisoner of war to ...
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Mystical Blue Mountains beautify the background of the most famous Masters' Art. Seeking real answers to the mystery of the Blue Mountains in Leonardo Da Vinci's works? The Blue Mountains had also been scattered throughout the Art of the Philosophers' Stone. Step aboard the enchanted mystery ship for a journey through these mysteries. The author provides a tight evidentiary argument for the Blue Mountains being a central part of the wisdom of the Philosophers' Stone. The readers embark upon a tour through widely varying perspectives ...
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For her ninth novel, Ruth Francisco brings us a WWII saga, based on the true story of Camp Gordon Johnston, an amphibious training camp on Florida's desolate Gulf coast. It is a tale of young men on the brink of war and a country on the brink of civil rights, a tale of soldiers and officers, daughters and mothers, death and redemption, and a man unyielding in his integrity, compassion, and struggle for justice.
Here, in this harsh but mystically beautiful land, twenty thousand young recruits test themselves to the limit in love and ...
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The slave narrative is a literary sub-genre that emerged from the written accounts of enslaved Africans in Great Britain and its colonies, including the later United States, Canada, and Caribbean nations. Some of the earliest memoirs of captivity known in England and the British Isles were written by white Europeans and later Americans captured and sometimes enslaved in North Africa, usually by Barbary pirates. These were part of a broad category of "captivity narratives" by English-speaking Europeans.
For the Europeans and ...
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Shiloh's torn and bloodied fields are at peace and thousands of casualties evacuated, buried, or lying undiscovered in the thick undergrowth where they fell. Hundreds of horse carcasses still dot the landscape, and pyres still smolder with their remains.
The Confederate army sits thirty-five miles away behind well constructed and defended earthworks surrounding Corinth, Mississippi. The Confederate failure to defeat the Union army at Pittsburg Landing means that Tennessee will remain in Union hands. Corinth, Mississippi is next on ...
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A no compromise, hard-hitting and gut-wrenching exposé of how young men are turned into killers in the name of Queen and Country. From war Hero to injured warrior, to suicidal drug addict, Gary Green gives us an insight into what happens to those who fight for us and then are left to deal with the traumas of what they have seen and done.
Gary is brutally honest about what it takes to get along in Battalion life in the infantry and the true horrors of war, those that take place inside the human mind. From bonding acts of sexuality ...
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A pilgrimage of contention through a politically vibrant age of revolution--this book provides a stunning exploration of the secret number '26' and rebus picture words in relation to the 15th century "Ellesmere Manuscript,' the most famous version of Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales.' Leonardo Da Vinci almost certainly would have heard of Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales'--and this book explains how these two scientists had a lot more in common than you might think.
Had there been rebus picture word puzzles in the artwork ...
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John Meeks had a simple dream, build up his farm, raise a family, grow old surrounded by grandchildren. Fort Sumter changed that dream. By May, 1861 he and others who opposed secession are rounded up, branded a traitors, and given a choice: volunteer to fight for the Confederacy or prison, he has little choice if he wants to protect his family and land.
Philip and Paul Pearson have joined their new regiment encamped around Nashville, TN as winter sets in. Paul is volunteered for a new unit of pioneers and Philip settles into a ...
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One-Eyed Marshal Jack Black is now posted in Cochise County in southeastern Arizona. The official marshal of Pierce City. Being as justice is at times blind the two outlaws, Billy Stiles and Bert Alvord, who Jack and his three lawmen buddies had captured and sent to Prescott prison, had finagled their way out of jail and were granted a governors pardon due to the two outlaws having every judge in the county in their pockets. So now Jack, with the help of two sheriffs and a marshal head back out to end these outlaws rein of thieving ...
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The Civil War in northern Mississippi is about to heat up again.
Escaped from a POW compound, Will Hunter intends to let the riverboat take him and Stephen Murdock to the Kentucky side of the Ohio River where he can rejoin the 1st Alabama. That is, until he recognizes Seth--the escaped slave he once failed to recapture.
Seth is enjoying freedom as a hand on a paddle steamer, staying out of people's way and taking advantage of Ohioans who disagree with the Fugitive Slave Law. Then the two Yankee cavalrymen show up, and suddenly he ...
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''Dresden Codex' is a mysterious and colorful Pre-Columbian manuscript, complete with an encrypted story line of a sacrificed red beast. In the drama, its warriors' feet turn to leaves as they metamorphose into spiritual Dragon Trees. The Codex is the earliest book known from the Americas. Although this book looks big, it is ALL PICTURES.
Had there been rebus picture word puzzles in the artwork of the 'Dresden Codex' and Mesoamerican relics? Yes. This picture-based book illustrates how the dreaded 'Whiteface Who Speaks with Forked ...
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A dynamic prophecy called the 'Enigma Forte' was going to be revealed in the Last Days. The riddle would profoundly alter the course of world events.
Had there been interrelated secrets hidden in the artwork pertaining to Dante and Da Vinci? Step aboard the enchanted mystery ship for a journey through an extravaganza of vibrant illustrations from history's most eminent artists. This book first highlights the fine points of the fundamental stories of these two great men and then acquaints the readers with a few theories on their ...
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A young man is about to graduate from medical school when a sudden shift of fate changes his life forever. He becomes stuck in the most detested profession for the rest of his life, and he is on his way to becoming the most well-known executioner in the history of Bohemia.
Master Jan finds himself in the center of the historical events of the time. The religious and political turmoil of Bohemia culminates in the 1621 White Mountain Battle. Czech Protestant rebels are defeated by Catholic forces, and Master Jan is to execute 27 men ...
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The battle at Pittsburg Landing altered the course of the war in the west and changed the lives of thousands who fought there and survived.
Will Hunter's pursuit of higher command has been interrupted by his capture, the fault of his jealous commanding officer. Stuck far behind enemy lines with little hope for exchange, escape seems improbable. Neither high prison walls nor hundreds of miles of Ohio backwoods trails will keep him from trying.
Philip Pearson survived Shiloh but wonders if his luck will hold much longer. Pursuing ...
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Philadelphia, 1791. James and Maria Reynolds are flat broke. Well aware of the attraction between his wife and Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, James hatches a plan to blackmail Alexander and get rich - and sends Maria to seduce him.
Meanwhile, the mysterious Dr. Severus Black befriends the Hamiltons and becomes a close confidant of Alexander's wife, Eliza. While Mrs. Hamilton grows fond of the handsome doctor, she also senses something different about the debonair young man.
Meanwhile, a vicious serial killer is stalking the ...
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In 1874, Napoleon Augustus Jennings moved to Texas to join the Rangers under the command of L. H. McNelly. A year later, Jennings was thrown into the conflict between the native Spanish speaking Americans and the English speaking whites who came to settle the area. In an era of cattle thieving and terror, we follow Jennings through the southern border of Texas and find a vivid portrait of life in the late 19th century in one of the most lawless and hardest places to live in the early United States.
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HOW DO YOU THINK YOU FEEL when you wake up in a hospital and find out you killed your own mother?
JUST WHAT DO YOU DO in that moment when your plane's been hit, and you are about to crash far from home?
-- "I spent a lot of time in hospitals. I had a lot of trouble reconciling how my mother died after reading the telegram she opened, saying I was shot down and missing in action; I didn't explain to her that 'missing in action' is not necessarily 'killed in action', you know? I didn't even think about that. How do you think you ...
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"In presenting to our readers, the second volume of the "History of Woman Suffrage," we gladly return our thanks to the press for the many favorable notices we have received from leading journals, both in the old world and the new. The words of cordial approval from a large circle of friends, and especially from women well known in periodical literature, have been to us a constant stimulus during the toilsome months we have spent in gathering material for these pages. It was our purpose to have condensed the records of the last ...
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Discover some of Florida's most fascinating personalities in this entertaining kaleidoscope of interviews. Made in Florida showcases a colorful lineup of notable people who got their start in the state and who have helped make it the unique, diverse place it is today.
Hear from Carl Hiaasen and Dave Barry about their weirdest writing inspirations. Discover why Shaquille O'Neal never complains. Find out what happens when Burt Reynolds goes to Costco. Listen to Theresa Manuel's experiences as one of the first black women to compete in ...
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Wall Street Journal's Five Best Books About Cults
For five days in December 1908 the body of Cyrus Teed lay in a bathtub at a beach house just south of Fort Myers, Florida. His followers, the Koreshans, waited for signs that he was coming back to life. They watched hieroglyphics emerge on his skin and observed what looked like the formation of a third arm. They saw his belly fall and rise with breath, even though his swollen tongue sealed his mouth. As his corpse turned black, they declared that their leader was transforming into ...
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The labors of those who have edited these volumes are not only finished as far as this work extends, but if three-score years and ten be the usual limit of human life, all our earthly endeavors must end in the near future. After faithfully collecting material for several years, and making the best selections our judgment has dictated, we are painfully conscious of many imperfections the critical reader will perceive. But since stereotype plates will not reflect our growing sense of perfection, the lavish praise of friends as to the ...
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"The prolonged slavery of woman is the darkest page in human history. A survey of the condition of the race through those barbarous periods, when physical force governed the world, when the motto, "might makes right," was the law, enables one to account, for the origin of woman's subjection to man without referring the fact to the general inferiority of the sex, or Nature's law. Writers on this question differ as to the cause of the universal degradation of woman in all periods and nations. One of the greatest minds of the century ...
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The deadly actions set in motion by Collin St. Germain during the Gulf War created a catastrophic chain of events, resulting in an IED triggered homeland terrorist attack over a decade later. In 2008, Fort Bliss was targeted by one of its own: Army Captain Burak Yilmaz. When it's discovered that Collin's wife has close ties to the Captain, she is thrust into the spotlight of a national investigation that leaves her scorned by the nation. Now, the time has come for her to confess what happened -- what really happened with her ...
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THE #1 AMAZON BESTSELLER
WINNER Beverly Hills International Book Awards® Cross-Genre Fiction
"Amazing, genre-defying story... "-Dandelions Inspired: Reading and Reviewing Amazing Books!
In Book One of The Shooting Stars Series, Catch a Falling Star, bestselling author Leah Downing introduces Lauren St. Germain, a Federal Investigator accused of assisting the Taliban in a homeland terrorist attack targeting her husband.
Scandal, mystery, and one of Hollywood's leading men refuse to let her fade from the public's eye. Her ...
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Edward Creasy's 1851 military analysis of fifteen world battles is a classic of its genre. Appearing between Clausewitz's On War (1832) and Ardant Du Picq's Battle Studies (composed c.1870), The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo is essential reading for military scientists and historians.
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"War is the continuation of politics by other means."
On War is the most significant attempt in Western history to understand war, both in its internal dynamics and as an instrument of policy. Since the work's first appearance in 1832, it has been read throughout the world, and has stimulated generations of soldiers, statesmen, and intellectuals.
Clausewitz based his study on his observations and his own experience in the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. He also included examples of those wars and others to support his ...
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FROM THE CURRENT KING OF THE VIOLENT, SEXY, HARD-HITTING WESTERN
The Classic Sheriff Ben Stillman Series Begins...
Playing poker, smoking cigarettes, drinking whiskey -- retirement was treacherous business for ex-lawman Ben Stillman. The best of life seemed to be past, but then the past came looking for him...
The son of an old friend rides into Ben's life with a plea for justice and a mind for revenge. Up on the Hi-Line in Montana, a rich Englishman is rustling ranchers out of their livelihoods... and their lives. The boy ...
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