When Mountains Move (Into the Free, Book 2) by Julie Cantrell

By Julie Cantrell

It's the spring of 1943. With a marriage and a cross-country circulate, Millie’s global is set to alter perpetually. If in simple terms her prior may perhaps swap with it. quickly after the sunrise, Bump turns into Millie’s husband. after which, if all is going as deliberate, they'll go away the rain-soaked fields of Mississippi and head for the wilds of the Colorado Rockies. As Millie attempts to disregard a depressing mystery, she hasn’t but discovered how greatly these previous studies will effect the arriving days.For such a lot of Millie’s lifestyles, being loose felt approximately as not going because the mountains relocating. yet she’s approximately to find that typically in lifestyles, we're given moment percentages, and that the one factor greater than her prior … is her destiny.

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Sailing to Sarantium (The Sarantine Mosaic, Book 1) by Guy Gavriel Kay

By Guy Gavriel Kay

Sarantium is the golden urban: holy to the trustworthy, exalted through the poets, jewel of the area and center of an empire. Artisan Caius Crispus gets a summons from the emperor and units off on a trip towards the Imperial urban. yet sooner than Crispin can succeed in Sarantium, with its taverns and gilded sanctuaries, chariot races and palaces, he needs to go through a land of pagan ritual and mysterious danger.

In Sailing to Sarantium, the 1st quantity of the bright Sarantine Mosaic, man Gavriel Kay weaves an totally compelling tale of the attract and intrigue of an impressive urban and the folk drawn into its spell.

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David Golder, The Ball, Snow in Autumn, The Courilof Affair by Irène Némirovsky, Sandra Smith

By Irène Némirovsky, Sandra Smith

ISBN-13: 978-0-307-49476-4

Readers in all places have been brought to the paintings of Irène Némirovsky throughout the book of her long-lost masterpiece, Suite Française. yet Suite Française was basically the coda to the short but remarkably prolific occupation of this approximately forgotten, superb novelist. the following in a single quantity are 4 of Némirovsky's different novels--all of them newly translated by means of the award-winning Sandra Smith, and all, other than DAVID GOLDER, to be had in English for the 1st time.
DAVID GOLDER is the radical that demonstrated Néirovsky's acceptance in France in 1929 while she was once twenty-six. it's a novel approximately greed and lonliness, the tale of a self-made enterprise guy, as soon as prosperous, now discomfort a breakdown as he nears the lonely finish of his existence. THE COURILOF AFFAIR tells the tale of a Russian progressive residing out his final days--and his memories of his first notorious assassination. additionally integrated are brief, gemlike novels: THE BALL, a pointed exploration of formative years and the obsession with prestige one of the bourgeoisie; and SNOW IN AUTUMN, an evocative story of White Russian émigrés in Paris after the Russian Revolution.
Introduced by way of celebrated novelist Claire Messud, this number of 4 spellbinding novels deals an identical storytelling mastery, robust readability of language, and empathic clutch of human habit that might provide form to Suite Française.

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A Wreath of Snow: A Victorian Christmas Novella by Liz Curtis Higgs

By Liz Curtis Higgs

 “A excellent tale of redemption and recovery that would hot your middle in the course of the Christmas season—or any time of year!”
—Francine Rivers, best-selling writer of Redeeming Love

Wrapped in a cloud of steam, the engine rolled to a cease, the screech of steel opposed to steel filling the frosty air. Snow blew around the railway platform and round Meg’s calfskin strolling boots. the elements certainly was once now not bettering.

She ordered tea with milk and sugar, eying the currant buns and candy mincemeat cakes displayed underneath a bell jar.
Later, probably, while her urge for food again. in the intervening time her belly was once twisted right into a knot.

“Anything else for you?” the cashier requested as she passed over the tea, steaming and fragrant.

Meg was once shocked to discover her arms trembling while she lifted the cup. “All i need is a secure trip home.”

“On an afternoon like this?” the round-faced lady exclaimed. “None however the Almighty can promise you that, lass.”

“A Wreath of Snow glows with heat, appeal, and charm. an excellent read.”
—BJ HOFF, writer of The Riverhaven Years series

Christmas Eve 1894
All Margaret Campbell wishes for Christmas is a secure trip domestic. whilst her plans for a festive vacation together with her kinfolk in Stirling disintegrate underneath the burden of her brother’s bitterness, the younger schoolteacher wishes not anything greater than to come back to the scholars she loves and town condominium she calls domestic.
Then an unforeseen detour locations her within the direction of Gordon Shaw, a good-looking newspaperman from Glasgow, who struggles below a burden of regret and disgrace.
whilst the key in their shared heritage is published, will it depart them tangled in a knot of remorse? Or could their earlier carry the threads that may bind their destiny together?
As hot as a woolen shawl on a chilly winter’s eve, A Wreath of Snow is a young tale of affection and forgiveness, wrapped in a party of all issues Scottish, all issues Victorian, and, in particular, all issues Christmas.

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Pompeii: A Novel by Robert Harris

By Robert Harris

UK Edition

All alongside the Mediterranean coast, the Roman empire’s richest electorate are stress-free of their sumptuous villas, having fun with the final days of summer time. The world’s greatest army lies peacefully at anchor in Misenum. The travelers are spending their cash within the beach hotels of Baiae, Herculaneum, and Pompeii.

But the carefree way of life and lovely climate belie an coming near near cataclysm, and just one guy is anxious. The younger engineer Marcus Attilius Primus has simply taken cost of the Aqua Augusta, the big aqueduct that brings clean water to 1 / 4 of one million humans in 9 cities round the Bay of Naples. His predecessor has disappeared. Springs are failing for the first time in generations. And now there's a situation at the Augusta’s sixty-mile major line—somewhere to the north of Pompeii, at the slopes of Mount Vesuvius.

Attilius—decent, useful, and incorruptible—promises Pliny, the well-known pupil who instructions the army, that he can fix the aqueduct sooner than the reservoir runs dry. His plan is to shuttle to Pompeii and prepare an day trip, then head out to where the place he believes the fault lies. yet Pompeii proves to be a corrupt and violent city, and Attilius quickly discovers that there are robust forces at work—both typical and man-made—threatening to smash him.

With his trademark attractiveness and intelligence, Robert Harris, bestselling writer of Archangel and Fatherland, re-creates an international near to disaster.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson

By Julianne Donaldson

Marianne Daventry will do something to flee the boredom of bathtub and the amorous attentions of an undesirable suitor. So whilst a call for participation arrives from her dual sister, Cecily, to affix her at a sprawling state property, she jumps on the likelihood. considering she'll have the capacity to sit back and revel in her loved English geographical region whereas her sister snags the good-looking inheritor of Edenbrooke, Marianne unearths that even the simplest laid plans can cross awry. From a terrifying run-in with a highwayman to a probably innocuous flirtation, Marianne unearths herself embroiled in an unforeseen experience packed with sufficient romance and intrigue to maintain her brain racing. Will Marianne be capable to rein in her traitorous middle, or will a mysterious stranger sweep her off her toes? destiny had anything except a calming summer time in brain while it despatched Marianne to Edenbrooke.

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Retour à Killybegs by Sorj Chalandon

By Sorj Chalandon

Maintenant que tout est découvert, ils vont parler à ma position. L'IRA, les Britanniques, ma famille, mes proches, des journalistes que je n'ai même jamais rencontrés. Certains oseront vous expliquer pourquoi et remark j'en suis venu à trahir. Des livres seront peut-être écrits sur moi, et j'enrage. N'écoutez rien de ce qu'ils prétendront. Ne vous fiez pas à mes ennemis, encore moins à mes amis. Détournez-vous de ceux qui diront m'avoir connu. Personne n'a jamais été dans mon ventre, personne.

Si je parle aujourd'hui, c'est parce que je suis le seul à pouvoir dire l. a. vérité. Parce qu'après moi, j'espère le silence.

Killybegs, le 24 décembre 2006
Tyrone Meehan

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