Download E-books Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World PDF

By Margaret MacMillan

National Bestseller

New York Times Editors’ selection

Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Silver Medalist for the Arthur Ross e-book Award
of the Council on overseas Relations

Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy publication Award

For six months in 1919, after the top of “the struggle to finish all wars,” the large Three—President Woodrow Wilson, British best minister David Lloyd George, and French superior Georges Clemenceau—met in Paris to form a long-lasting peace. during this landmark paintings of narrative historical past, Margaret MacMillan offers a dramatic and intimate view of these fateful days, which observed new political entities—Iraq, Yugoslavia, and Palestine, between them—born out of the ruins of bankrupt empires, and the borders of the fashionable global redrawn.

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Download E-books At Some Disputed Barricade: A Novel (World War I) PDF

By Anne Perry

Anne Perry’s present for illuminating the heart’s private secrets and techniques shines via in her bestselling sequence of worldwide conflict I novels. With compelling immediacy, she depicts the struggles of guys and girls torn through their convictions and challenged by way of the perils of war.
July 1917. Joseph Reavley, a chaplain, and his sister, Judith, an ambulance motive force, are bone-weary as they technique the fourth 12 months of the clash; the peace of the English geographical region turns out a global away. at the Western entrance, the conflict of Passchendaele has began, and one of many fatalities from Joseph’s regiment is the depended on commanding officer, who's changed via a tender significant whose pompous incompetence nearly promises that many strong squaddies will die needlessly. yet quickly he, too, is dead–killed by means of his personal males. even though Joseph wish to flip a blind eye, he is aware that he must never. Judith, even though, anguished on the prospect of courts-martial and executions for the twelve males arrested for the crime, has no such inhibitions and, risking of her personal existence, is helping all yet one of many prisoners to escape.

Back in England, Joseph and Judith’s brother, Matthew, maintains his determined pursuit to unmask the sinister determine referred to as the Peacemaker–an obsessed genius who has dedicated homicide and treason in an try and cease Britain from profitable the battle. As Matthew trails the Peacemaker, Joseph tracks his comrades via Switzerland and into enemy territory. His seek will bring about a reckoning pitting braveness and honor opposed to the blind equipment of army justice.

At a few Disputed Barricade is an Anne Perry masterpiece–brilliant, fantastic, and unforgettable.

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Download E-books Red Delicious: A Siobhan Quinn Novel PDF

By Caitlin R. Kiernan

Siobhan Quinn is again and dealing a brand new case at the hours of darkness and satirical sequel to Blood Oranges.

Half-vampire, half-werewolf Siobhan Quinn survived her initiation into the realm of demons and monsters. yet staying alive as she turns into entangled in underworld politics may perhaps end up to be tougher. whilst the daughter of a well-liked necromancer vanishes, it is as much as Quinn to discover the lady. yet her seek will land her at once in the course of a fight among competing forces looking for an historical artifact of virtually unbelievable power...

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Download E-books The Poison Eaters: And Other Stories PDF

By Holly Black

Toxic ladies whose kisses will kill. A fateful consuming contest with the satan. Faeries who go back to Ironside, trying to find love. A junior promenade became bacchanalia. In twelve brief tales, eerie and brimming with suspense and unforeseen humor, Holly Black twists the fantastical creatures you notion you knew in methods you’ll by no means anticipate.

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Download E-books Sons of Destiny (Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 12 PDF

By Darren Shan

Time looked as if it would collapse... there has been a pointy stabbing sensation in my stomach... Steve crowed, "Now i've got you! Now you are gonna die!"

Dead if he loses - damned if he wins. The time has eventually come for Darren to stand his archenemy, Steve Leopard. one in all them will die. the opposite turns into the Lord of the Shadows - and spoil the world.

Is the long run written, or can Darren trick future?

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Download E-books Metamorphoses of the Vampire in Literature and Film: Cultural Transformations in Europe, 1732-1933 (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Cultu) PDF

By Erik Butler

For the final 300 years, fictions of the vampire have fed off anxieties approximately cultural continuity. even though typically represented as a parasitic aggressor from with out, the vampire is actually anative of Europe, and its "metamorphoses," to cite Baudelaire, a distorted picture of social transformation. as the vampire grows powerful each time and anywhere traditions weaken, its representations have improved with each political, financial, and technological revolution from the eighteenth century on. this present day, within the age of globalization, vampire fictions are extra virulent than ever, and themonster enjoys searching grounds as enormous because the overseas marketplace. Metamorphoses of the Vampire explains why representations of vampirism started within the eighteenth century, flourished inthe 19th, and got here to eclipse approximately all other kinds of monstrosity within the early 20th century. a number of the works via French and German authors mentioned the following have by no means been awarded to scholars and students within the English-speaking international. whereas there are numerous first-class reviews that learn Victorian vampires, the undead in cinema, modern vampire fictions, and the vampire in folklore, beforehand no paintings has tried to account for the unifying good judgment that underlies the vampire's many and infrequently it sounds as if contradictory varieties. Erik Butler holds a PhD from Yale college and has taught at Emory college and Swarthmore collage. His courses contain The Bellum Gramaticale and the increase of eu Literature (2010) and a translation with observation of Regrowth (Vidervuks) by means of the Soviet Jewish writer Der Nister (2011).

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Download E-books One Grave at a Time PDF

By Jeaniene Frost

Having narrowly avoided an (under)world conflict, Cat Crawfield wishes not anything greater than a bit downtime along with her vampire husband, Bones. regrettably, her present from New Orleans' voodoo queen simply retains on giving-leading to a private want that sends them into conflict once more, this time opposed to a villainous spirit.

"Cat and Bones are flamable together."  number 1 bestselling writer Charlaine Harris.

"The Frost identify promises quality!" Romantic occasions.

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Download E-books Demon Bound (Black London, Book 2) PDF

By Caitlin Kittredge

Thirteen years in the past, Jack wintry weather lay demise in a graveyard. Jack referred to as upon a demon and traded his soul for his lifestyles… and now the demon is again to gather its due. yet Jack has ultimately came upon anything to reside for. Her identify is Pete Caldecott, and due to her, Jack's not likely to Hell with no struggle.

Pete does not find out about Jack's cut price, yet she does comprehend that anything higher and much extra risky than Jack's demon is becoming within the Black. previous gods are stirring and spirits are rising--and Jack does not stand an opportunity of preventing them with out Pete's help.

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