By S. J. Parks
A younger woman strains her mother’s steps the entire method from London to Japan to look for the daddy she by no means knew.
Hana arrives in Tokyo with in basic terms phrases in her brain: The Teahouse. She’s a ways from domestic in East London and nonetheless clean from the lack of her mom. yet her grief has despatched her throughout to the opposite aspect of the realm to determine who she is, and for Hana that implies discovering the japanese guy she hasn't ever met, her father with purely those phrases as clues.
Made in Japan is a fantastically woven tale of a mom and daughter who, many years aside, tread an identical streets of glittering Tokyo trying to find that anything that would entire them.
By Alma H. Bond
Scholars, professors, and historians have puzzled for hundreds of years how and why woman Macbeth, the gorgeous, cherished spouse of a nobleman, needed to encourage―nay, push―her husband, Prince Macbeth, to dedicate the ghastly crime of killing the king.
The nice Sigmund Freud himself acknowledged that no-one is aware why the girl did so. Dr. Alma Bond spent decades trying to find the explanation.
Read woman Macbeth: at the sofa to profit the reply to this old secret, and to get a desirable, first-hand examine lifestyles greater than a millennium ago.
By Michael David Lukas
Joseph, a literature scholar at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mom and a Muslim father. sooner or later, a mysterious package deal arrives on his doorstep, pulling him right into a spell binding event to discover the tangled historical past that binds the 2 facets of his kinfolk. For generations, the boys of the al-Raqb relatives have served as watchmen of the storied Ibn Ezra Synagogue in outdated Cairo, outfitted on the website the place the newborn Moses used to be taken from the Nile. Joseph learns of his ancestor Ali, a Muslim orphan who approximately one thousand years previous used to be entrusted because the first watchman of the synagogue and have become enchanted through its legendary—perhaps magical—Ezra Scroll. the tale of Joseph’s kin is entwined with that of the British dual sisters Agnes and Margaret, who in 1897 leave their hallowed Cambridge halls on a undertaking to rescue sacred texts that experience began to vanish from the synagogue.
The final Watchman of previous Cairo is a relocating page-turner of a singular from acclaimed storyteller Michael David Lukas. This tightly woven multigenerational story illuminates the tensions that experience torn groups aside and the not likely forces—potent magic, forbidden love—that boldly try and bridge that divide.
Praise for The final Watchman of outdated Cairo
“A attractive, richly textured novel, bold and delicately crafted, The final Watchman of outdated Cairo is either a coming-of-age tale and a relatives background, a wide-ranging ebook approximately fathers and sons, faith, magic, love, and the essence of storytelling. This publication is a joy.”—Rabih Alameddine, writer of the nationwide publication Award finalist An pointless Woman
By Dana Chamblee Carpenter
She’s spent the final seven-hundred years hiding in undeniable sight. yet Mouse's previous is set to meet up with her.
The Devil’s Bible. as soon as thought of an 8th ask yourself of the area, the traditional publication is shrouded in secret. nobody is familiar with who wrote it or the place it was once written. Even dry-boned students whisper concerning the secrets and techniques hidden within the booklet: the way it calls to the power-hungry. the way it drives humans mad. the way it used to be written within the shadows by way of the hand of the satan himself.
But nobody is familiar with the truth—no one other than Mouse.
She’s been operating from the reality on the center of the Devil’s Bible for therefore lengthy that not anyone even is familiar with her identify anymore. She calls herself Emma Nicholas—a common identify for a standard collage professor residing a typical existence. yet it all is a lie, and, whilst forces emerge that threaten to show her, Mouse has no selection yet to take flight as soon as more.
Desperate and at the run, Mouse by surprise reveals wish in a stranger’s kindness. however it will take greater than desire to win this video game of souls—a conflict among solid and evil set in movement some time past on the start of the Devil’s Bible.
By Alfonso Domingo
Tina de Jarque fue una de las más famosas vedettes de los años 20 y 30, y su fama rebasó las fronteras de aquella España convulsa. Protagonizó revistas inolvidables, viajó a Sudamérica en varias giras triunfales, fue de las primeras en traer el jazz y l. a. bossa nova, seizeó discos con sus grandes éxitos e hizo películas en Alemania, Estados Unidos y España, entre ellas l. a. sorprendente Carne de fieras en plena Guerra Civil.
En clave de novela negra y fruto de una investigación exhaustiva de varios años, El enigma de Tina rescata del olvido una de las historias más apasionantes de los angeles Guerra Civil española.
By Enno Arkona
Auf die Suche nach dem Mörder macht sich Jacobs Bruder Lucas, ein Glücksritter mit cling zur Grübelei. Bei seinen Nachforschungen stößt er auf Bücher über okkulte Praktiken, auf einen verschlüsselten Liebesbrief, auf sonderbare Löcher in einer Wand und auf ein mörderisches Bild. used to be hatte Jacob vor? Weshalb ist dem Maler Dürer so sehr an der Aufklärung des Mordes gelegen? Welche Rolle spielt Ratsherr Pirckheimer, ein enger Freund von Dürer? Und was once treibt der zwielichtige Gelehrte Johannes Jäger alias Crotus Rubeanus in der Stadt?
Ein raffinierter historischer Krimi, akribisch recherchiert und spannend bis zum Schluss.
Hinweis: Es handelt sich um den ersten Teil eines zweibändigen Romans.
By Craig Cliff
By David Glenn
Sir Michael de Subermore, the Queen's sworn defender, and his best friend, deepest investigator George Monty, are charged with fixing either crimes. one after the other, suspects are eradicated; and, except one other candidate is stumbled on, the Earl of Essex, together with his more and more bare ambition for the throne, stands on my own because the to blame one. yet is he?
To resolve issues, Sir Michael needs to continue to exist a shipwreck, being chained to the oars of a galley, a truly unusual naval conflict, and a number of other homicide makes an attempt. yet even if he solves the secret of the jewels, there's an extra challenge he needs to resolve—and that challenge consists of treason on the optimum degrees.
England’s so much lively and vibrant period is captured during this stirring story of intrigue, treachery, and commitment to responsibility.
By Maria W. Peter