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By Rosemary Mahoney

While Rosemary Mahoney, in 1998, took a solo journey down the Nile in a seven-foot rowboat, she chanced on sleek Egypt for herself. As a rower, she confronted crocodiles and testy river currents; as a feminine, she faced deeply-held ideals approximately overseas girls whereas carefully closing open to real friendship; and, as a tourist, she skilled occasions that ranged from the funny to the hair-raising--including an stumble upon that begun as some of the most scary of her lifestyles and ended as an edifying and chastening lesson in human nature and cultural false impression. no matter if she's assembly Nubians and Egyptians, or discovering connections to Westerners who traveled up the Nile in prior times--Florence Nightingale and Gustave Flaubert between them--Mahoney's trained interest concerning the global by no means ceases to captivate the reader.

"A pilgrimage approximately pilgrims and holy locations that's not in simple terms enlightening but additionally very funny." -Paul Theroux (on The Singular Pilgrim)

"Mahoney is a superbly powerful catalytic agent: she is going to eire and simply makes the rustic take place round her." -Jonathan Raban (on Whoredom in Kimmage)

"Mahoney, who has been rowing for 10 yr, brilliantly juxtaposes an account of her personal palm-blistering hours at the Nile....with the diary entries of 2 Victorian travelers-Gustave Flaubert and Florence Nightingale."
--Lisa Fugard, New York instances publication Review

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Download E-books Pegasus and the Fight for Olympus (Pegasus, Book 2) PDF

By Kate O'Hearn

Reborn because the Flame, Emily has stored Olympus from destruction. The Olympic flame now burns robust, and peace has been restored. yet now not for lengthy ...When the ugly Nirads start a brand new invasion, Emily and her associates turn into entangled within the clash as outdated grudges are unearthed and new enemies are found. And all of the whereas, Emily yearns for her father, nonetheless a prisoner of the sinister CRU, someplace in big apple. subscribe to Emily astride the outstanding winged-stallion, Pegasus, as she embarks on a brand new flight of event via worlds either previous and new. 'Anyone who enjoys mythology will locate a lot to like in Pegasus and the Flame. Kate O'Hearn serves up a successful mixture of glossy experience and vintage fantasy.' Rick Riordan, writer of the Percy Jackson sequence

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Download E-books The Tomb of the Gods (Matt Drake Book 4) PDF

By David Leadbeater

Booklet four within the Matt Drake series.

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Recommended in case you love an escapist motion adventure.

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Praise for 'The Bones of Odin' - a united kingdom number 1 Bestseller

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"Bond meets The Da Vinci Code yet with greater stakes!"

"If you love Andy McDermott or Matthew Reilly, get this book."

‘Either heroes will upward push to avoid wasting the realm or villains will finish it...’

In the epic end of the preliminary four half sequence Matt Drake races opposed to time to avoid Odin’s scary doomsday gadget from being unleashed upon the world.

From the destruction of an l. a. skyscraper to a determined conflict on board a Swiss educate, from a loopy vehicle chase via Hollywood to a covert attack on a mystery SAS base, Matt Drake and his workforce ignite a blazing path of destruction as they chase madmen and traitors around the globe.

On a livid, action-packed battlefield, along infantrymen able to struggle and die for his or her reason, Matt Drake and his complete staff stand as one and cost fearlessly into the jaws of loss of life.

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Download E-books Soltra: the Stone Charmer (Beast Quest, No. 9) PDF

By Adam Blade

New Beasts. outdated Magic.

Tom goes home.

Throughout his quest, he is imagined the day he'd ultimately get to come to Errinel, secure within the wisdom that he'd stored the dominion safe.

But Malvel has different rules. longing for revenge, the darkish Wizard has unleashed his most up-to-date Beast, Soltra the Stone Charmer, into the marshes that border Tom's personal village. And as he races ahead to satisfy the subsequent Beast, all Tom can take into consideration is his family--which is precisely what Malvel desires . . .

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Download E-books The Exiled Queen (Seven Realms, Book 2) PDF

By Cinda Williams Chima

Haunted by means of the lack of his mom and sister, Han Alister trips south to start his education at Mystwerk residence in Oden's Ford. yet leaving the Fells doesn't suggest that probability isn't a long way at the back of. Han is hunted each step of ways by way of the Bayars, a strong wizarding relatives set on reclaiming the amulet Han stole from them. And Mystwerk condo has hazards of its personal. There, Han meets Crow, a mysterious wizard who is of the same opinion to show Han within the darker elements of sorcery-but the cut price they make is one Han might remorse.

Meanwhile, Princess Raisa <I style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal">ana</I>'Marianna runs from a pressured marriage within the Fells, followed by means of her good friend Amon and his triple of cadets. Now, the most secure position for Raisa is Wein residence, the army academy at Oden's Ford. If Raisa can go as a typical pupil, Wein condominium will supply either sanctuary and the schooling Raisa must be successful because the subsequent grey Wolf queen.

Everything adjustments while Han and Raisa's paths pass, during this epic story of doubtful friendships, cut-throat politics, and the impossible to resist energy of allure.

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Download E-books The Chosen (Rogue Angel, Book 4) PDF

By Alex Archer, Victor Milán

Archaeologist Annja Creed believes there's extra to the apparitions of Santo Niño--the Holy Child--luring hundreds of thousands of pilgrims to Santa Fe. different sightings of wierd and anomalous creatures within the region point out a secret extra profane than sacred--with hyperlinks, probably, to Annja's personal destiny. yet she isn't really by myself in her quest to split reliquaries from unholy minds who dare to harness sinister strength. a deadly but enigmatic Jesuit, sworn to guard the Vatican at any expense, an excellent younger artist whose genius portrays a fact too powerful for phrases and a famed monster hunter with a terrifying time table are the keys to the secrets and techniques that lie within the middle of Los Alamos--and unlocking the door to the very textile of time itself.

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Download E-books Grendel's Curse (Rogue Angel, Book 48) PDF

By Alex Archer, Steven Savile

A sword of legend within the arms of an extremist…

Skalunda Barrow, Sweden, has lengthy been rumored to be the ultimate resting position of the mythical Nordic hero Beowulf. And there's anything of Beowulf's that charismatic and zealous right-wing baby-kisser Karl Thorssen desires very badly. rationale on getting his fingers at the legendary sword Nægling, Sweden's golden-boy politico places jointly a staff to excavate the barrow. A group that American archaeologist Annja Creed manages to finagle her means onto. She wouldn't leave out this attainable discovery for whatever.

With Nægling at his aspect, Thorssen may be invincible…a Nordic King Arthur. What his fans don't know—and Annja is starting to suspect—is simply how a ways Thorssen will visit in achieving his rabid amibitions. while Thorssen marks Annja for dying, she speedy realizes that this is often even more than a political video game. And the single option to live to tell the tale is to compare Thorssen's sword together with her personal.

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Download E-books Tom Swift in Captivity: Or a Daring Escape by Airship (Tom Swift, Book 13) PDF

By Victor Appleton

Tom quick in Captivity is the thirteenth e-book within the unique Tom fast series.

"Every boy possesses a few type of creative genius. Tom rapid is a brilliant, inventive boy and his innovations and adventures take advantage of fascinating type of reading."

"These lively stories exhibit in a pragmatic manner, the glorious advances in land and sea locomotion and different profitable innovations. tales like those are inspired upon the reminiscence and their interpreting is efficient in simple terms of good."

This sequence of event novels starring the genius boy inventor Tom speedy falls into the style of "invention fiction" or "Edisonade".

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Download E-books Sjambak: A Classic Science Fiction Adventure PDF

By Jack Vance

Wilbur Murphy sought romance, pleasure, and an most unlikely Horseman of area. With well mannered smiles, the planet pissed off him at each flip - till he chanced on all of them the demanding approach! A vintage technological know-how fiction tale initially released within the "If Worlds of technological know-how Fiction" in July, 1953. contains a unique "About the writer" and a particular bibliography.

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Download E-books Arcadian Genesis: Alex Hunter 0.5 PDF

By Greig Beck

An aeon in the past it crashed into the frozen earth. Millennia later it used to be faraway from the icy soil, nonetheless functioning. They opened it … they is not going to have.

Alex Hunter – within the project that became him from an ordinary guy into the weapon referred to as the Arcadian – and the elite group of squaddies referred to as the Hotzone All-Forces battle Commandos needs to input a antagonistic state to rescue a defected Chechen researcher from the guts of a rustic at war.

But the HAWCs aren't the single ones trying to find the rogue scientist and the mysterious package deal he incorporates with him. A brutal and constant killer and his loss of life squad are at the path too – they usually carry a savagery with them that Hunter and his staff have by no means witnessed ahead of in smooth warfare.

In this attractive prequel to Beneath the darkish Ice, the HAWC crew needs to race the clock to rescue the scientist, hinder the package deal from falling into the inaccurate palms … and retailer the realm from a horror that are meant to by no means were woken.

Arcadian Genesis contains a pattern bankruptcy from Greig Beck's impending novel Black Mountain.

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