The Bloodstained Throne by Simon Beaufort

By Simon Beaufort

The hot ‘Sir Geoffrey Mappestone’ secret - whilst the previous crusader knight Geoffrey Mappestone and his buddy Roger of Durham try and slip out of britain to the Holy Land, a ferocious hurricane destroys the send they're on and casts them ashore. the 2 knights are unwillingly thrust into the corporate of different shipwrecked passengers, and whereas trying to avoid the unwelcome consciousness of the extra harmful contributors of the gang, they turn into unwillingly drawn right into a plot to overthrow the king and go back England to Saxon rule . . .

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What Angels Fear (Sebastian St. Cyr Mystery) by C. S. Harris

By C. S. Harris

In London, 1811, a tender lady is brutally raped and murdered, her physique left at the altar steps of an old church. The best suspect: Sebastian St. Cyr, an excellent younger nobleman nonetheless haunted by means of his stories within the Napoleonic Wars. Now he's operating for his lifestyles, eager to capture the killer and end up his innocence. relocating from Mayfair's glittering ballrooms to St. Giles's fetid again alleys, Sebastian is assisted by way of a band of not going allies and pursued via a Machiavellian powerbroker with ties to the Prince Regent himself. What Angels worry seamlessly weaves an intimate wisdom of the interval with a multi-layered and compelling tale, and is the 1st of a sequence of novels that includes those characters.

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The Devil's Novice (Brother Cadfael Mystery #8) by Ellis Peters

By Ellis Peters

Within the autumn of 1140 the Benedictine monastery at Shrewsbury unearths its new amateur Meriet Aspley a section worrying. the more youthful son of a widespread kinfolk, Meriet is meek and biddable via day, yet his sleep is rife with nightmares so violent that they earn him the identify of "Devil's Novice". kept away from by means of the opposite clergymen, Aspley draws the worry of Brother Cadfael. Then a physique looks, that of a tender priest final visible on the Aspley property. Can Meriet be concerned with the dying? As occasions take a sinister flip, it falls to Brother Cadfael to notice the reality.

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St. Stephen's by Sky Gilbert

By Sky Gilbert

Sky Gilbert boldly demanding situations the limits of homosexual politics and politically right intellectualism during this ebook, an interesting and sexually charged tale of a school professor's trysts together with his more youthful male scholars. by no means afraid to confront even the main taboo of taboos, Gilbert units his novel in a conservative, small city college, permitting him the platform he must convey the tricky material to the fore. the unconventional is dependent upon humour, too, to propel the suspenseful plot via its tortuous twists to the tip. Gilbert's ability as a dramaturge is most obvious right here, as he provides his off-the-wall ramblings within the intimate sort that's now his trademark. His method permits a wider viewers an opportunity to discover the area of homosexual lifestyle, unhindered and unintimidated. this is often the sequel to his severely acclaimed debut novel, 'Guilty'.

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Ride the River The Sacketts Series, Book 5 by Louis L'Amour

By Louis L'Amour

In Ride the River, Louis L’Amour spins the story of a tender lady who has to guard her relations fortune from a murderous thief and educate him what it skill to be a Sackett. Sixteen-year-old Echo Sackett had by no means been faraway from her Tennessee home—until she made the lengthy trek to Philadelphia to gather an inheritance. Echo might look after herself in addition to any Sackett guy, yet James White, a pointy urban legal professional, figured that dishonest the money from the younger woman will be like taking sweet from a child. If he couldn’t hoodwink Echo out of the money, he’d simply thieve it from her outright. And if she publish a struggle? there have been lots of injuries which can occur to a rustic lady on her first journey to the massive city.

From the Paperback edition.

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Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie (Bloom's Guides) by Tennessee Williams, Sterling Professor of the Humanities

By Tennessee Williams, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom

Tom Wingfield remembers occasions at his stricken domestic in St Louis, the place his suffocating mom, Amanda Wingfield, badgers him to find a gentleman caller for his sister, Laura, a shy, lame woman who occupies herself with track and a set of glass animals. that includes extracts and bibliography, this paintings turns out to be useful for complex scholars.

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