Historical
epub |eng | 2011-01-01 | Author:Jeffery Deaver [Deaver, Jeffery]

Chapter Eighteen Even though he was a “lukewarm”—politically neutral, not a member of the Party—Willi Kohl enjoyed certain privileges reserved for devout National Socialists. One of these was that when ...
( Category: Espionage May 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Harry Sidebottom [Sidebottom, Harry]

CHAPTER 20 Matiane WHEN THE DOORS WERE FLUNG open from outside, the musicians stopped playing and the buzz of conversation ceased. All eyes were on the those who entered. Valens ...
( Category: Thriller & Suspense May 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-24 | Author:Damian Barr

7 March 2000 It’s Saturday morning and Willem is poised in front of the wide-screen that his pa asked them to look after till he got back from wherever he ...
( Category: African May 22,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:The Wind in the Willows [Willows, The Wind in the]

7 The Piper at the Gates of Dawn The Willow-Wren was twittering his thin little song, hidden himself in the dark selvedgebc of the river bank. Though it was past ...
( Category: Historical May 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Last of the Mohicans [Mohicans, Last of the]

CHAPTER XVIII “Why, anything: An honorable murderer, if you will; For naught I did in hate, but all in honor.” OTHELLO. The bloody and inhuman scene rather incidentally mentioned than ...
( Category: Native American May 20,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-02-26 | Author:Sujata Massey

15 A Sudden Death Perveen turned in surprise to see a tall, dark man with a stiffly waxed mustache standing at the door. He looked a little older than thirty ...
( Category: International Mystery & Crime May 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-08-06 | Author:Aaron Elkins [Elkins, Aaron]

Chapter 13 The entrance to Dante’s apartment—actually two apartments; he had the upper two floors of the building, plus a storeroom at the rear of the ground floor—was between the ...
( Category: Conspiracies May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-14 | Author:Jennifer Chiaverini

Chapter Thirty-seven December 1936–January 1937 Sara Dieter had played such a small role in what had emerged as the most important aspects of Sara’s life that when he was finally, ...
( Category: War May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-04-07 | Author:Ronald H. Balson [Balson, Ronald H.]

Jeffers stood by the window in Rosenzweig’s corner office, looking out over the Chicago skyline on a clear, starlit evening. “This view makes me feel like I’m standing in an ...
( Category: Espionage May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-09 | Author:Joel Mowdy

The 7-Eleven was neither a buoy nor a lighthouse. It was a small island. Rob was stranded. “I told you not to call me anymore,” she said. “This isn’t Jeff.” ...
( Category: Short Stories May 17,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-27 | Author:Kathleen Alcott

18. He thought he had become used to the meals one could gather in the aisles of gas stations, but the next two months played out on another frequency, each ...
( Category: Historical May 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-14 | Author:Xuan Juliana Wang

Peng Hai had the tendency to find amusement and mischief in the most monotonous routines. If there was a room full of chairs, he would make sure to sit on ...
( Category: Cultural Heritage May 16,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-05-06 | Author:Armando Lucas Correa [Correa, Armando Lucas]

29 On Saturday evening, a wave of damp hit the camp. At sunset, Amanda watched as the clouds swirled overhead, waiting anxiously for the three stars to come out—the signal ...
( Category: Coming of Age May 15,2019 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-27 | Author:Ann Swinfen [Swinfen, Ann]

We took a wherry from St Mary Overy Stairs to Salt Wharf, and walked up to Cheapside from there. The Fitzgeralds’ house was quite new, probably no more than twenty ...
( Category: Historical May 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-28 | Author:Kim Michele Richardson

Twenty-Two After we left the schoolyard, I stopped on the path and double-checked my bags. I didn’t have a newsmagazine for Mr. Prine so I headed straight to Martha Hannah’s, ...
( Category: Historical May 11,2019 )