Last Execution at Grassmarket: A Novel by H. Michael Buck

By H. Michael Buck

Grassmarket sq. in Edinburgh, Scotland, is generally a spot the place civic occasions are introduced to the general public. yet on at some point in July 1681, it turns into the backdrop for whatever darkish and violent: yet one more Covenanter execution.

So starts off the extreme story of younger James Renwick, one of many males on the head of the Covenanter stream in seventeenth-century Scotland.

When England appoints its king because the head of the church in Scotland, many Scottish Presbyterians—or Covenanters—refuse to just accept this new coverage. With ardour and bravado, James Renwick leads the Covenanters in defiance opposed to England.

But what begins as a political place speedy turns deadly as progressively more Covenanters are done. on the middle of the political turmoil, Renwick reveals himself falling extra deeply in love with Jean Hamilton, a stunning Scottish girl, and he’s quickly torn among hearing his center and serving his kingdom.

Last Execution at Grassmarket is an exciting examine considered one of Scotland’s so much heartbreaking chapters. Peace is at the horizon, yet will Renwick locate the power to outlive? Will he be capable to outrun the bloodstained succeed in of England’s king and his army forces?

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Waiting for You by Camille Halverson

By Camille Halverson

Ryan Davenport eats, sleeps, and breathes for paintings. The force to accomplish companion prestige in his prestigious legislation enterprise has required his overall dedication on the price of any semblance of a private lifestyles, and a courting is the very last thing he’s having a look for—until he meets Kaitlin Salinger. Ryan and Kaitlin couldn’t be extra diverse: he comes from a renowned and close-knit LDS relatives, whereas she is an orphan with an incredibly painful prior. regardless of their ameliorations, the 2 are pulled right into a whirlwind romance that fills a void in each one in their lives. yet Kaitlin is the 1st severe chance to Ryan’s aspirations, and as Ryan struggles to discover a stability among his specialist and private lives, he reveals himself status at a crossroads. while a sad flip of occasions forces him to reevaluate his direction, will he be ready to sacrifice every little thing for love?

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Ein kleines Stückchen Seligkeit (German Edition) by Pam Rhodes

By Pam Rhodes

Eigentlich versteht Neil selbst nicht ganz, warum Pastorin Margareth ihm den Posten als Vikar überhaupt anbietet - hat er doch schon bei seiner Vorstellung in Dunbridge kein Fettnäpfchen ausgelassen. Nach seinem Antritt muss er rasch einsehen, dass er an der Universität zwar eine Menge Wissen gesammelt hat, die Sorgen und Nöte der Gemeindemitglieder aber sehr viel mehr erfordern: Da ist Linda, deren Mann sie nach einer Affäre hat sitzenlassen, bis er plötzlich krank vor der Tür steht. Dart- und Bierliebhaber Graham, der seinem Single-Dasein auf ganz eigene Weise ein Ende bereiten will. Neils Nachbarin Claire, die schon lange nichts mehr mit Kirche und Glaube zu tun haben möchte. Und natürlich die hübsche Wendy, leuchtender Stern am Himmel des Kirchenchores, die ihre ganz eigenen Pläne mit dem gutaussehenden Vikar hat …

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Das Jahr, in dem sich Kurt Cobain das Leben nahm (German by Jessie Ann Foley,Susanne Klein

By Jessie Ann Foley,Susanne Klein

Es ist das Jahr 1993. invoice Clinton wird Präsident der united states und Nirvana veröffentlichen ihr drittes Album >>In Utero< <. In diesem Jahr zieht Maggie mit ihrer Familie von Chicago nach Bray, einen verschlafenen Ort an der irischen Küste. Sie muss viel zurücklassen, besonders aber vermisst sie ihren chaotischen Onkel Kevin: nur zehn Jahre älter, seines Zeichens Rockmusiker und größter lebender Nirvana-Fan. Aller Anfang ist schwer. Immerhin ist da Eoin, der Maggie mit seinem unergründlichen Lächeln ziemlich durcheinanderbringt. Doch während die beiden sich näherkommen, erreicht Maggie eine furchtbare Nachricht: Onkel Kevin ist gestorben! Alles, was once Maggie von ihm bleibt: Zwei Tickets für ein Nirvana-Konzert in Rom. Und ein short, in dem er Maggie auffordert, sich unbedingt auf den Weg zu machen und dabei den Jungen mitzunehmen, den sie liebt. Und Maggie? Setzt sich über alle Verbote hinweg und wagt den journey nach Rom. Zusammen mit Eoin ...

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Infidelity's Fool by Mannie L. Magid

By Mannie L. Magid

Synopsis:
Infidelity's idiot, by way of writer Mannie Magid, explores the peaks and valleys of a 34-year previous marriage. Written from the point of view of a doctor, this richly textured narrative treats the reader to a poignant and private account of affection, loss, and forgiveness.

Len and Gertrude meet in 1971 and marry quickly after. of their domestic city of Jacobsburg, Len is going to clinical institution and Gertrude enters collage. Their lives quick music to good fortune while Len turns into the executive of scientific employees in a prestigious sanatorium. Len's achievements form his inflated ego, and he has an affair. in the meantime, Gertrude is coming to grips with studying that she has breast melanoma. After therapy, the 2 be able to keep their marriage, yet Len's infidelity comes again to hang-out him whilst 34 years later he suspects that Gertrude is having an affair. Tragedy moves back and Len and Gertrude study simply how vital their marriage is and what they need to face so one can rediscover what introduced them jointly such a lot of years ago.

Magid's fantastically written tale moves on the center of human soreness, the grief of wasting a family member, and the regrets that plague the human spirit.

About the Author:
Mannie Magid is a doctor and author. He grew up and graduated from scientific institution in Johannesburg, South Africa. He and his overdue spouse, Jeannette, moved to Houston, Texas in 1979 the place he now is living. he's at present winding up a ancient fiction approximately Judaism in old Egypt. Infidelity's idiot is his first novel.

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The Apostate's Woman by Lois Meier by Lois Meier

By Lois Meier

A French-Canadian priest within the overdue 1800s, heading a cost in Illinois, is excommunicated by means of the Roman Catholic Church. He marries his younger housekeeper and is going directly to nationwide and overseas status and infamy for his reformation. this is often her tale of what it was once prefer to be derisively referred to as "The Apostate's Woman." Steeped within the atmosphere of the French-Canadians and immersed within the perils of the Civil battle, her lifestyles unfolds revealing on the finish how a lot she and her well-known husband love and wish one another.

Lois Meier, a school of Illinois graduate, is the historian for the French-Canadian village of St. Anne, Illinois, the place she used to be born. She keeps to assist historians from the us and Canada meaning to research extra in regards to the schism brought on by Father Chiniquy and the frequent reformation he preached.

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Charlotte und die Sprache der Blumen (German Edition) by Siri Mitchell

By Siri Mitchell

Ihr Vater ist an allem schuld: In seinem Haus konnte Charlotte ihrer Leidenschaft für Pflanzen und Blumen nachgehen - bis sich ein Onkel einmischt. Er überzeugt ihren Vater, dass Charlotte heiraten und Kinder bekommen muss.

Charlotte beugt sich und tritt in die feine Gesellschaft ein, eine Welt, die sie mit ungeschriebenen Gesetzen verwirrt. Sie ist überzeugt, dass ihr Vater ohne sie verloren ist. Doch used to be, wenn der Assistent, der ihre Forschungsarbeit übernimmt, ihre einzige Hoffnung ist?

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A Christmas Melody by Anita Stansfield

By Anita Stansfield

For twenty-year-old Melody Morgan, Christmas is not anything yet a resource of disgrace and embarrassment – similar to all of the different vacations in her lifestyles. She has grown up hating targeted days – and xmas is the worst of all.

Then Matthew Trevor walks into her lifestyles one November afternoon and turns her international the wrong way up. For Matthew, it’s love first and foremost sight. yet how can this good-looking, upbeat lower back missionary potentially learn about the darkish, determined aspect of Melody’s existence – and as soon as he unearths out, will he nonetheless love her?

This isn't just a Christmas tale. It’s a touching novel of discovery, renewal, and dedication to everlasting ideas of affection and religion. What Melody learns approximately Christmas – and approximately herself – is the best reward of all. You’ll be charmed and moved via this candy and pleasing experience of the guts. And alongside the best way, you’ll achieve a brand new appreciation for the spirit and beauty of Christmas.

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Yeshiva Boy (Translated) - A Story of Piety and Young Love by Jacob Dineson,Ruth Fisher Goodman

By Jacob Dineson,Ruth Fisher Goodman

Herschele, a narrative of piety and younger love, was once written in Yiddish by means of Jacob Dineson (b. 1856-d.1919) and released in Warsaw, Poland in 1928. Herschele, an orphan, is enrolled in a Yeshiva. because it was once in that period, boys will be given an afternoon each one week at someone’s domestic to take nutrients. His Wednesdays have been on the domestic of a filthy rich widow. the tale takes at the intensity of that means while the teenage boy falls in love with the widow’s daughter, yet he doesn’t comprehend the unusual emotions that experience possessed him: “Has evil ardour grasped me by means of the shoulder? Or has a magician solid an evil spell upon me?” he asks.

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The Waiting Room by Shaniqua L. Howell

By Shaniqua L. Howell

The invites have been out and the date was once written in stone for Sariah Parker's special day, yet months shy of her marriage ceremony God shook the very starting place of her plans and he or she used to be confronted with greater than she had bargained for.

God had replaced all of the principles and steered her to sever her courting along with her quickly to be husband Justin Johnson and she or he used to be devastated. again within the ready room once more, she used to be gripped with the phobia of operating out of time and was once thoroughly crushed concerning the prestige of her unknown destiny.

Life wasn't going as deliberate and she or he had to face the reality quick and decide that may modify her destiny endlessly. The playing cards have been dealt and it used to be time for her to bluff or play instantly; to be the loser or the winner, however the selection was once all hers.

She may simply obtain greater than she dreamed attainable if basically she might simply stroll in obedience. Will she decide to belief God and His plan or will she cross approximately doing issues on her personal? Will she stroll in blind religion figuring out that God loves her adequate to offer her His top or will she forfeit every thing God has in shop for her life?

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