Wizards Apprentice Secret Of The Tower

Author: Debra Doyle
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ISBN: 9780439703635
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Wizards Apprentice Secret Of The Tower from the Author: Debra Doyle. Previously published as: Circle of Magic: Tournament and tower.

The Secret Of The Tower

Author: Anthony Hope
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
ISBN: 1421831295
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The Secret Of The Tower from the Author: Anthony Hope. Just in time, wasn't it? asked Mary Arkroyd. "Two days before the - the ceremony! Mercifully it had all been kept very quiet, because it was only three months since poor Gilly was killed. I forget whether you ever met Gilly? My half-brother, you know?" "Only once - in Collingham Gardens. He had an exeat, and dashed in one Saturday morning when we were just finishing our work. Don't you remember?" "Yes, I think I do. But since my engagement I'd gone into colors. Oh, of course I've gone back into mourning now! And everything was ready - settlements and so on, you know. And rooms taken at Bournemouth. And then it all came out!" "How?" "Well, Eustace - Captain Cranster, I mean. Oh, I think he really must have had shell-shock, as he said, even though the doctor seemed to doubt it! He gave the Colonel as a reference in some shop, and - and the bank wouldn't pay the check.

Secret Of The Tower

Author: Debra Doyle
Publisher: Hachette Children's Books Australia
ISBN: 9780733616907
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Secret Of The Tower from the Author: Debra Doyle. For young fans of wizardry everywhere, this exciting series of six books will follow the adventures of the wizard apprentice as he takes on the forces of darkness and learns more about his growing powers. Ages 8+.

Manticore S Secret Gameworld Trilogy 2

Author: Samit Basu
Publisher: Penguin Books India
ISBN: 9780144000678
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Manticore S Secret Gameworld Trilogy 2 from the Author: Samit Basu. Being A Hero Isn T Easy But It S A Lot Easier Than Being A Dark Lord. Dark Forces Just Aren T What They Used To Be In The Good Old Days. The Manticore S Secret Is The Spellbinding Sequel To The Simoqin Prophecies: Part One Of The Gameworld Trilogy. Once Again Samit Basu Creates A Mesmeric Landscape Bursting With Weird And Wonderful Characters And A Gripping Narrative That S Complex, Playful, Sometimes Sombre But Always Dazzlingly Inventive. A Mysterious Dark Lord And His Grotesque Army Threaten All That Is Good On Earth& Or Do They? The Heroic Immortals Who Vanquished His Rakshas Father Long Ago Have Returned To Do Battle With The Forces Of Evil, Which Is Good News& Or Is It? In The Shadows A Secret Society Of Shapeshifters Battles Deadly Mind-Controlling Foes Who Threaten History, Humanity And The Future Of The Planet. A Beautiful, Amoral Rakshasi Plots World Domination While A Strangely Civilized Barbarian Fights To Save The World. But The World Is Spinning Out Of Control. Because The Gods Are Back. And They Want To Play&

The Master Secret Code

Author: Don Christie
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1600341098
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The Master Secret Code from the Author: Don Christie.

A Dangerous Inheritance

Author: Alison Weir
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345535944
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A Dangerous Inheritance from the Author: Alison Weir. In this engrossing novel of historical suspense, New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir tells the dramatic intertwined stories of two women—Katherine Grey and Kate Plantagenet—separated by time but linked by twin destinies . . . . involving the mysterious tragic fate of the young Princes in the Tower. When her older sister, Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days’ Queen, is executed in 1554 for unlawfully accepting the English crown, Lady Katherine Grey’s world falls apart. Barely recovered from this tragic loss she risks all for love, only to incur the wrath of her formidable cousin Queen Elizabeth I, who sees Katherine as a rival for her insecure throne. Interlaced with Katherine’s story is that of her distant kinswoman Kate Plantagenet, the bastard daughter of Richard III, the last Plantagenet king. In 1483, Kate travels to London for Richard’s coronation, and her world changes forever. Kate loves her father, but before long she hears terrible rumors about him that threaten all she holds dear. Like Katherine Grey, she falls in love with a man who is forbidden to her. Then Kate embarks on what will become a perilous quest, covertly seeking the truth about what befell her cousins the Princes in the Tower, who may have been victims of Richard III’s lust for power. But time is not on Kate’s side, or on Katherine’s. Katherine finds herself a prisoner in the Tower of London, the sinister fortress that overshadowed the lives of so many royal figures, including the boy princes. Will Elizabeth demand the full penalty for treason? And what secrets will Katherine find hidden within the Tower walls? Alison Weir’s new novel is a page-turning story set within a framework of fascinating historical authenticity. In this rich and layered tapestry, Katherine and Kate discover that possessing royal blood can prove to be a dangerous inheritance. Look for special features inside and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Captive Queen. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. Praise for A Dangerous Inheritance “Highly compelling [with] plenty to keep readers enthralled.”—Historical Novel Review “A page turner . . . too juicy to put down . . . Alison Weir’s strong suit as a fiction writer is making her novels living history.”—The Courier-Journal “With its evident in-depth research and creative twists, this tale of two women trying to make sense of the power of the English crown . . . is nothing short of riveting.”—Library Journal (starred review) “No one alive knows as much about the Tudors as Weir. . . . Any reader of Hilary Mantel’s excellent Tudor evocations will want to explore this book as well.”—Kirkus Reviews “Stunning . . . A richly layered cake of love, sex, danger, death, and mystery.”—Sunday Express (UK)

Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers

Author: Nick McCamley
Publisher: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1844155080
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Cold War Secret Nuclear Bunkers from the Author: Nick McCamley. "Nuclear Bunkers" tells the previously undisclosed story of the secret defence structures built by the West during the Cold War years. The book describes in fascinating detail a vast umbrella of radar stations that spanned the North American continent and the north Atlantic from the Aleutian islands through Canada to the North Yorkshire moors, all centred upon an enormous secret control centre buried hundreds of feet below Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado. This is complemented in the United Kingdom with a chain of secret radars codenamed 'Rotor' built in the early 1950's, and eight huge, inland sector control centres, built over 100' underground at enormous cost. The book reveals the various bunkers built for the U.S Administration, including the Raven Rock alternate war headquarters (the Pentagon's wartime hideout), the Greenbrier bunker for the Senate and House of Representatives, and the Mount Weather central government headquarters amongst others. Developments in Canada, including the Ottawa 'Diefenbunker' and the regional government bunkers are also studied. In the UK there were the London bunkers and the Regional War rooms built in the 1950's to protect against the Soviet threat, and their replacement in 1958 by much more hardened, underground Regional Seats of Government in the provinces, and the unique Central Government War Headquarters at Corsham. Also included in the UK coverage is the UK Warning and Monitoring Organisation with its underground bunkers and observation posts, as well as the little known bunkers built by the various local authorities and by the public utilities. Finally the book examines the provision, (or more accurately, lack of provision), of shelter space for the general population, comparing the situation in the USA and the UK with some other European countries and with the Soviet Union.

The Tower Room Secret

Author: Pamela Hartwell
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557538149
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The Tower Room Secret from the Author: Pamela Hartwell.

Secret St Louis A Guide To The Weird Wonderful And Obscure

Author: David Baugher
Publisher: Reedy Press LLC
ISBN: 1681060396
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Secret St Louis A Guide To The Weird Wonderful And Obscure from the Author: David Baugher. Where in St. Louis can you… …picnic at a radioactive waste dump? …learn what West County Center’s famous dove really represents? …visit the grave of the man who burned Atlanta? …join a nudist resort? …view a cube comprised of a million dollar bills? …see a piece from New York’s Twin Towers? …find out exactly what a Billiken is? Whether you are piloting a simulated barge on the Mississippi River, exploring the hidden history of Abraham Lincoln’s bizarre swordfight in St. Charles County or eating a ten-pound apple-pie in Kimmswick inspired by the Great Flood of 1993, it is hard to get bored with a copy of Secret St. Louis: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure. By turns wistful and whimsical, this is a book which answers the questions you never knew you had about St. Louis while taking readers on a whirlwind tour through 97 unique but often little-known spaces and places that can’t be found anywhere else. A tourist handbook for people who thought they never needed one, “Secret St. Louis” provides a scavenger hunt of hidden gems traversing the somber, strange, surprising and silly locales which define the culture and history that make St. Louis such a diverse and amazing place to call home. From Weldon Spring to Wildwood, from Overland to O’Fallon, from Bellefontaine to Bridgeton, this is an exploration of St. Louis’s odds and ends like no other.