Download E-books Red Dog PDF

By Louis De Bernieres

In 1998, Louis de Bernieres—acclaimed writer of Corelli’s Mandolin—came upon a bronze statue in a city on Australia’s northwestern coast and used to be instantly pressured to grasp extra approximately “Red Dog.” He didn't have to head a long way: every body for thousands of miles in each course looked as if it would have a narrative approximately crimson puppy. He used to be a crimson Cloud Kelpie, a breed of sheepdog identified for its strength and cleverness. yet purple puppy was once a type of ultra-Kelpie, lively and shrewdpermanent adequate for a whole breed in himself.

Dubbed a “professional tourist” instead of a stray, pink puppy confirmed his personal transportation process, hitchhiking among far-flung cities and feminine canines in vehicles whose engine noises he’d memorized and whose drivers he’d charmed. the decision of the wild was once matched by way of the decision of the supper dish; purple Dog’s urge for food was once as mythical as his exploits. all people desired to undertake him (one team of workers made him a member in their union), yet purple puppy will be followed by—or, extra accurately, he might adopt—only one guy: a bus driving force whose love existence speedy started to undergo and who by no means particularly recovered from purple Dog’s relentlessly affectionate presence.

Independent, smart, sly, obdurate, brave and foolhardy, impatient with boredom and the uninteresting, purple puppy endeared himself to (almost) all people who crossed his course. those humorous, magnificent, and touching tales of his existence are guaranteed to endear him to each reader.

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Download E-books Mystic Warrior (Rogue Angel, Book 57) PDF

By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

Uncovering an historical aristocracy and its hidden secret

Archaeologist and television convey host Annja Creed trades in her dig instruments and soiled excavations for the sunny climes of Hollywood. Serving as a prop advisor for a well-liked television myth sequence, Annja's having fun with the lighting, digicam and masses much less motion. till a scrying crystal is stolen off the set…and it seems to be anything greater than a prop.

The crystal, actually, is a necessary artifact from the interval of the Crusades. yet within the means of recuperating it, Annja discovers anything way more worthwhile: an old rfile which can result in the misplaced treasure of the Merovingian kings. Rulers of France's oldest dynasty in the course of the 3rd century AD—predating even Charlemagne—the Merovingians have been stated to be mystic warriors, armed with the facility of God.

But Annja isn't the one one that is aware concerning the rfile. And now she needs to face down a malevolent staff that's a ways too acquainted with Garin, certainly one of her closest allies. great thing she stocks way more with those mystic warrriors than even she may be able to think.

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Download E-books Ciò che conta è la bicicletta PDF

By Robert Penn

Senza dubbio il più popolare mezzo di trasporto nella storia, l. a. bicicletta è una delle più grandi invenzioni dell'umanità. Robert Penn ci va da quando ha memoria, ci ha anche fatto il giro del mondo. Tuttavia, nessuna delle innumerevoli due ruote che ha posseduto è riuscita a incarnare fino in fondo questa sua autentica devozione. E il momento di farsi fare una nuova bicicletta, un gioiellino costruito su misura in grado di riflettere appieno lo stato di grazia in cui si trova mentre pedala, quello di "un comune mortale in contatto con gli dèi". "Ciò che conta è los angeles bicicletta" è viaggio nella progettazione e nella costruzione della bici dei sogni. Da Stoke-on-Trent, dove un artigiano gli cuce addosso un telaio fatto a mano, alla California, patria delle mountain motorcycle, dove nel unfashionable di un anonimo negozio Robert assiste alla nascita delle ruote, passando in step with Portland, Milano e Conventry, culla della bicicletta moderna, è il racconto di una storia d'amore. E già che c'è, pezzo dopo pezzo, Penn coglie l'occasione di esplorare los angeles cultura, los angeles scienza e los angeles storia della bicicletta, in line with narrarci come abbia cambiato il corso della storia dell'uomo: dall'invenzione del "cavallo della gente comune" al suo ruolo nell'emancipazione della donna, fino al fascino immortale di Giro d'Italia e travel de France. Ecco perché pedaliamo. Ecco perché questa macchina così semplice rimane al centro della nostra vita oggi.

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Download E-books Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (Peter and the Starcatchers) PDF

By Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry

In this action-packed 3rd installment within the Starcatchers sequence, Peter and Molly locate themselves within the risky land of Rundoon, governed by means of an evil king who enjoys staring at his puppy snake eat those that displease him. yet that is just the start of difficulties dealing with our heroes, who once more locate themselves pitted opposed to the evil shadow-creature Lord Ombra in a fight to save lots of themselves, let alone the planet. it is a wild wilderness event, with rockets, carpets, and camels all flying in the course of the air, zooming towards an unforgettable climax...

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Download E-books Nazi Moonbase (Dark Osprey) PDF

By Graeme Davis

In the death days of global conflict II, Nazi Germany spent more and more quite a lot of its dwindling production power at the building of a small fleet of alien craft in a position to trip past the ambience. whereas those saucers have been too few in quantity to impact the eventual end result of the struggle, they did enable for a small, yet fanatical Nazi crew to flee Germany, first to Antarctica, after which directly to the moon!

For the 1st time, the historical past of the Nazi area software has been revealed--with a spotlight at the layout, building, and structure of the moonbase. utilizing specified maps, the complete moonbase is reconstructed, noting the destinations of assorted very important good points, similar to weapon emplacements, the Vril generator, the air recyclers, and water extractors. The ebook additionally covers a number of the makes an attempt through the allies to beat this final Nazi stronghold via either subterfuge and outright battle.

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Download E-books Day of Atonement (Rogue Angel, Book 54) PDF

By Alex Archer, Steven Savile

A reckoning that would wreck them all…

Trials, persecutions, fake accusations, the Inquisition—for archaeologist and television host Annja Creed, the present episode they're taping for her exhibit is an interesting one. yet whereas Annja is filming the final section in France, a vicious "accident" approximately kills her. It seems to be to be unintentional…until a guy calling himself Cauchon claims responsibility.

The identify Cauchon moves a chord within the exceptionally—some may well say unnaturally— lengthy reminiscence of Annja's buddy and mentor Roux. gaining knowledge of the outdated man's mystery years in the past, Cauchon desired to blackmail Roux prior to destiny positioned the problem to leisure. Or so Roux suggestion. Now this robust enthusiast has became from searching out the divine to shelling out "justice." Vengeance. And he'll single-handedly resurrect the violence of the Inquisition to make sure that Annja and her good friend are judged and located in charge. With loads at stake, Annja could quickly locate that fellowship should be deadly.

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Download E-books The Silver Chair (The Chronicles of Narnia #4) PDF

By C. S. Lewis

A mass-market paperback variation of The Silver Chair, publication six within the vintage myth sequence, The Chronicles of Narnia, that includes disguise artwork via Cliff Nielsen and black-and-white inside art by means of the unique illustrator of the sequence, Pauline Baynes.

Through hazards untold and caverns deep and darkish, a noble band of associates is distributed to rescue a prince held captive. yet their challenge to Underland brings them face-to-face with an evil extra appealing and extra lethal than they ever expected.

The Silver Chair is the 6th booklet in C. S. Lewis's vintage myth sequence. For over sixty years, it's been drawing readers of every age right into a magical land the place giants wreak havoc and attraction principles. it is a whole stand-alone learn, but when you must observe what occurs within the ultimate days of Narnia, learn The final Battle, the 7th and concluding e-book in The Chronicles of Narnia.

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Download E-books Blue Horizon (Courtney Family Adventures) PDF

By Wilbur Smith

The manhattan Times bestselling writer and one of many maximum event writers of our time returns with a pulse-pounding story of possibility, braveness, and suspense.

Tom Courtney and his brother Dorian battled either vicious enemies and nature itself at the excessive seas, eventually attaining the Cape of excellent desire to begin lifestyles afresh. Now, part a iteration later, they're profitable and contented: retailers and relations males, prospering at the very fringe of an enormous and gorgeous continent, Africa. within the culture of Wilbur Smith's previous bestseller, Monsoon, this spellbinding new novel introduces the subsequent new release of Courtneys. they're out to stake their declare in Southern Africa, touring alongside the notorious "Robbers' Road."

It is a trip either interesting and hazardous---one that takes them in the course of the untouched desert of a pretty land packed with warring tribes and wild animals. however the most deadly predators of all are different Europeans, crazed through greed, jealousy, and lust, and made up our minds to smash completely all participants of the Courtney extended family. This quest for vengeance leads to a determined chase---both on land and sea---that is among the such a lot impressive in smooth literature.

Blue Horizon is a really nice event tale, advised through a grasp novelist on the top of his powers.

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Download E-books The Curse of the Wendigo (The Monstrumologist) PDF

Whereas trying to disprove that Homo vampiris, the vampire, may well exist, Dr. Warthrop is requested via his former fiancé to rescue her husband from the Wendigo, a creature that starves at the same time it gorges itself on human flesh, which has snatched him within the Canadian desolate tract. even if Warthrop additionally considers the Wendigo to be fictitious, he relents and rescues her husband from demise and hunger, after which sees the fellow rework right into a Wendigo. Can the medical professional and may Henry seek out the final word predator, who, just like the mythical vampire, is neither dwelling nor lifeless, whose starvation for human flesh is rarely happy? This moment ebook within the Monstrumologist sequence explores the road among fantasy and fact, love and hate, genius and insanity.

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Download E-books The Physician (The Cole Trilogy) PDF

By Noah Gordon

Now an important movie: Noah Gordon’s cherished masterwork—read by means of hundreds of thousands in thirty-five international locations
 
In eleventh-century London, a baby holds the hand of his death mom and is terrified, acutely aware something is taking her. Orphaned and given to an itinerant barber-surgeon, Rob Cole turns into a fast-talking swindler, peddling a valueless medication. yet as he matures, his unusual gift—an acute sensitivity to approaching death—never leaves him, and he yearns to develop into a healer.
Arab madrassas are the one genuine clinical colleges, and he makes his perilous option to Persia. Christians are barred from Muslim faculties, yet claiming he's a Jew, he reports less than the world’s most famed health professional, Avicenna. How the girl who's his nice love struggles opposed to her simply rival—medicine—makes a riveting glossy classic.
The Physician is the 1st e-book in Noah Gordon’s Dr. Robert Cole trilogy, which maintains with Shaman and concludes with Matters of Choice.

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