In the Shadow by Denise Parkin,Shellie Santiago

By Denise Parkin,Shellie Santiago

Emma, a novelist, suffers from writer's block and is sitting at a desk in a spot that she has discovered to be peaceable, non-judgmental, and sometimes inspirational, meets John Shea, a skilled musician. John introduces himself and, after a number of bumpy moments, they started to speak about their quite a few careers segueing into their very own lives simply. Their romance results in an excellent marriage and later the beginning in their loved son, Zachary. What Emma does not comprehend is that John has been a cocaine addict and sometimes relapses. First Emma thinks that her love will hold John from the cocaine. She feels that she knows him and that he'll conquer his dependancy due to that. She is heavily wrong...

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Affairs of Another American Revolution by William Clark Gayton

By William Clark Gayton

a guy who introduced the British Empire to a golden age and sparked the economic Revolution brings society right into a downward spiral. A slave rebellion lead through the self-proclaimed Slave King, starts off within the eve of a skirmish among the Continental Resistance and the British Skyfleet that sparks one other American Revolution. around the Atlantic, the Asian Ambassador assaults Parliament that dwarfs each clash earlier than it and threatens invasion. A Slave, a normal, Sky-Captains, a scientist, and the misplaced queen of the Empire, are all entangled within the Affairs Of one other American Revolution.

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Der Schwerpunkt (German Edition) by Luise Rinser

By Luise Rinser

Luise Rinser porträtiert fünf Zeitgenossen: Annette Kolb, Franz Werfel, Carl Zuckmayer, Elisabeth Langgässer und Bertolt Brecht. Gemeinsam ist diesen Essays das Eingehen auf grundlegende Fragen unserer Epoche, und ihr Reiz besteht in der Gegenüberstellung der Dichter, die hier charakterisiert werden.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Twenty Three Plus Seven Equals Thirty: William unlocks the by Christopher J. Thorpe

By Christopher J. Thorpe

William is an inquisitive guy who by means of mistake stumbled on a website which exposes him to a complete new international he by no means knew existed. you are going to keep on with his outstanding trip and with mind's eye he hopes will also make you are feeling such as you are with him taking the adventure your self. His 3 studies he'll let you know approximately, good William thinks besides, characterize precise lifestyles yet could surprise and shock you and feature definitely replaced him perpetually there is not any doubt approximately that. It opened his brain and mind's eye and adjusted his perspectives yet from time to time it has been demanding, being concerned and did convey him many sleepless nights.

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Jenseits dieser Zeit: Eine utopische Begegnung mit Gott by Max Meyer

By Max Meyer

Bei der Aufklärung eines Verbrechens stößt Daniel von Arx auf
Szenen, die sich in verschiedenen Jahrhunderten abgespielt haben.
Er beginnt, Zusammenhänge zwischen all diesen Episoden zu vermuten
und erfährt von Vorgängen in der Vergangenheit, die an seinem
Geschichtsbild rütteln. Gleichzeitig erhält er einen Überblick über die Entwicklung der Erde vom Urknall bis heute und er wird mit dem Fortschritt der Physik vertraut gemacht, wobei er sogar auf einfache Weise die Relativitätstheorie und die Quantentheorie zu begreifen lernt. Er erfährt, wie Zeitsprünge in die Zukunft oder in die Vergangenheit physikalisch funktionieren könnten.
In Verbindung mit einer Skizze über das Wesen der Religionen und einer Darstellung des Begriffes „Gott“ wird die Kontroverse zwischen der darwinischen Evolutionstheorie und der biblischen Schöpfungsgeschichte erläutert und die provokative Frage gestellt: "Könnten wir Menschen es selbst gewesen sein, die aus der Zukunft den Fortschritt gesteuert haben?“ - Ist die Erzählung nur ein Jux, eine nicht ernst zu nehmende Utopie? Oder hat es sich wirklich so abgespielt?

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For the love of a Prince by Bob Hayes

By Bob Hayes

From the sixteenth Century, African slavers discharged their shipment in Mexico's port of Veracruz. yet even at the present time, Mexico is in a country of denial re: the lifestyles and contrbution of its black inhabitants.
"The Love Of A Prince" depicts this period, highlighting one Yanga, an escaped slave who fought opposed to Spanish infantrymen for greater than 30 years ahead of securing the 1st black/Indian liberation within the Western Hemisphere.
His fictional descendents inform Mexico's black historical past via their eyes...their fight opposed to the nation's inflexible racism...their romantic exploits...
achievements...their commitment to making sure their historical past no longer be expunged.

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Isra-Isle: A Novel by Nava Semel,Jessica Cohen

By Nava Semel,Jessica Cohen

This novel is electrified by means of a real old occasion. ahead of Theodore Herzl there has been Mordecai Manuel Noah, an American journalist, diplomat, playwright, and visionary. In September 1825 he acquired Grand Island, downriver from Niagara Falls, from the neighborhood local american citizens as a spot of shelter for the Jewish humans and referred to as it “Ararat.” yet no Jews got here. What in the event that they had Noah’s name? In Nava Semel’s exchange background Jews from in the course of the global flee persecution and are available to Ararat. Isra Isle turns into the smallest nation within the US. Israel doesn't exist, and there has been no Holocaust. In exploring this what-if situation, Semel stimulates new pondering reminiscence, Jewish/Israeli identification, attitudes towards minorities, girls in most sensible political positions, and where of cultural heritage.

The novel is split into 3 components. half 1, a detective tale, opens in September 2001 while Liam Emanuel, an Israeli descendant of Noah, learns approximately and inherits this island. He leaves Israel aspiring to reclaim this “Promised Land” in the US. almost immediately after he arrives in the US Liam disappears. Simon T. Lenox, a local American police investigator, attempts to get better Israel’s “missing son.” half 2 flashes again to the time and occasions surrounding Mordecai Noah’s buy of the island from the neighborhood local american citizens. half three poses an alternative background: the increase of a winning glossy Jewish city-state, Isra Isle, at the northern big apple and Canadian border—a city that appears remarkably like ny urban either prior to and after 9/11—in which the Jewish girl governor campaigns to develop into president of the United States.

Nava Semel has released novels, brief tales, poetry, performs, kid's books, and a few television scripts. Her books were translated and released in lots of international locations. Her booklet, turning into Gershona, bought the 1990 nationwide Jewish booklet Award within the US.

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Moment of Destiny by Roger Branfill-Cook

By Roger Branfill-Cook

A lavishly illustrated exchange background which springs from the prospect that the Royal military doesn't assault the French Fleet at Mers el-Kébir in July 1940.

Close Anglo-French naval and armed forces cooperation was once thrown away whilst Adolf Hitler stole a march at the western democracies, and began the second one international warfare sooner than his competitors have been ready.

Churchill panicked that the strong sleek French Fleet may perhaps subscribe to the Axis, and gave the order to neutralize French warships.

At Mers el-Kébir Admiral Somerville, blindly obeyed orders, fired at the French squadron tied up in port, knocked out 3 capital ships and killed 1,300 French sailors. Somerville learned he had dedicated the best blunders of his whole life.

This trade background examines what may need occurred if Somerville had a special direction. in the end, because the admiral instant, he was once subsequent in basic terms to God in his freedom of action.

Suddenly, occasions started to spread in a really diversified demeanour. The narrative takes on a lifetime of its personal, each one reason and impact following on evidently. The French dependent in North Africa wreak vengeance at the perfidious Italian Fascists who had stabbed them within the again, and the stability of energy within the Mediterranean is dramatically altered.

There isn't any aspect in Hitler delaying his plans to assault Russia, to visit the help of his buddy Mussolini, locked up in Monte Grosso. So Operation Barbarossa starts a lot previous, and Stalin’s Soviet Union is successfully knocked out of the war.

After waging undeclared struggle at the Germans within the western Atlantic, FDR embroils the united states within the eu clash in the course of the presence of yank “observers”, in a lot a similar method because the americans may do in Vietnam.

In the some distance East, Japan’s growth plans are completely disillusioned by means of the arriving of a strong French fleet. the following too every thing seems just a little another way, with fantastic results.

Well-led and correctly armed, the French soldier, airman and sailor may perhaps, and did, deal successfully with their Axis competitors, as in Norway, at Bir Hacheim and less than Leclerc. actually, such a lot by no means obtained the chance.

Moment of future introduces eye-witness bills of exchange occasions, including photograph montages (with a “health caution” for destiny historians), comprises an research of truth as opposed to fiction, offers parallel time charts, and ends with yet another scary possibility.
Based on suggestions from the 1st variation, this enlarged moment version refines sure points of the tale, and provides major eye-witness money owed of the aerial combats over the Atlantic, and within the skies of japanese France, the place the dive bomber suggestion is eventually vindicated.

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Fire On The Mountain (Spectacular Fiction) by Terry Bisson

By Terry Bisson

it is 1959 in socialist Virginia. The Deep South is an self sustaining black kingdom known as Nova Africa. the second one Mars excursion is ready to the touch down at the purple planet and a pregnant scientist is hiking the Blue Ridge looking for her nice grandfather, a teenage slave who fought with John Brown in Harriet Tubman's guerrilla military. lengthy unavailable in English, this daring novel tells the story of what may need occurred if John Brown's raid on Harper's ferry had succeeded - and the Civil struggle were all started by means of the abolitionists, now not the slave owners.

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