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Raven On The Wing

Author : Kay Hooper
ISBN : 9780553907759
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Kay Hooper brings together romance and suspense in this classic love story of a woman who must lie to keep a safe distance from the man she loves—because telling him the truth is too dangerous for them both. From the moment Raven Anderson literally knocks Josh Long off his feet, he’s determined to keep this elusive beauty in his tight embrace. While Raven denies their electrifying attraction and fends off his advances, Josh uses the resources of his business empire to crack the mystery surrounding Raven’s true identity. But Josh can’t bring himself to believe what the background check confirms—that Raven is an international criminal wanted for her connections to worldwide terrorism. Raven has discouraged Josh’s help and his love, but she’s going to need both. For she is playing a part in a deadly game against an adversary who never loses, who takes no prisoners, and who threatens her very life. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Under The Raven S Wing

Author : Jan Bullen
ISBN : 9780957746008
Genre : Fiction
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Nicholas is a roguishly handsome nobleman who has been forced into privateering for King Charles II. Set in the 1600’s in England and the Caribbean. In the pirate fraternity he is known as the Black Raven, because of his raven black hair and the black mask he wears to cover the top half of his face. The Black Raven’s ship is a sleek and swift three masted Brigantine called the ‘Raven’. Danielle is the beautiful, voluptuous and headstrong heroin who is rescued by the Black Raven in London, but circumstances force Danielle to sail to the Caribbean aboard the ‘Raven’. Soon the golden haired beauty and the dark handsome pirate set the Caribbean sizzling. A ship in full sail watermarked in the background, with Nicholas and Danielle in the foreground in a passionate embrace. He slightly leaning forward she in his arms leaning back with her golden hair falling over his arm. Her amber eyes gazing longingly into his smouldering blue eyes.
Category: Fiction

On Raven S Wing

Author : Morgan Llywelyn
ISBN : 9781788637190
Genre : Fiction
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One day they will call him the hound of Ulster, born to glory, brushed by the raven’s wing... The small boy who arrives at the ancient royal fortress of Emain Macha has only one desire – to join the legendary Red Branch, a mighty order of warriors pledged to defend the standing stones and river-strewn hills of Ireland. Setanta has always longed to follow in his father’s footsteps as a knight, but he could never have prepared for the fatal beauty of Deirdre, the brutal jealousy of King Conor or the blistering fires of Queen Maeve’s vengeance. From the shapeshifters of the Otherworld and their goddess of war to the mythical spear of Gae Bulga, Setanta’s adventures set him on a path to finally claim his long-foretold destiny as Cuchulain, the fabled hero of Celtic lore. An epic historical tragedy seething with magic and mayhem, this will be utterly adored by fans of Bernard Cornwell and Robin Hobb. Published in North America as The Red Branch. Praise for On Raven's Wing ‘A panoramic sweep of love and jealousy and war’ Barbara Erskine, bestselling historical romance author ‘History and legend, gods and men intertwine irresistibly, and the gates of the otherworld are always hidden but tantalisingly close’ The Sunday Times Book Review ‘Powerful’ The New York Times Book Review ‘The reader remains captivated from first page to last’ Jean M. Auel, bestselling author of the beloved Earth’s Children series ‘She writes about ancient Ireland as if she just had breakfast there’ Parke Godwin, World Fantasy Award-winning SFF author ‘Morgan Llywelyn is surely the modern-day Bard of the Irish’ Beatrice Small, bestselling historical romance author ‘One of my all-time favourite authors’ Jude Deveraux, bestselling historical romance author ‘The best there is in the field of historical fiction’ Jennifer Wilde, bestselling gothic romance author
Category: Fiction

The Raven And The Rose

Author : Virginia Henley
ISBN : 9780307568120
Genre : Fiction
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Her beauty was the spark . . . Her hair was black silk against her ivory skin; her gray eyes burned with opal fire. The love child of King Edward IV, Roseanna was pledged to her father's most prized warrior. He was dark, strong, and commanding, and in the bedchamber, where he forced her to honor her marriage vows, she learned to crave his intoxicating touch. And still she swore not to love him even as she surrendered to the dark rapture of . . . the raven His passion was the fire . . . His shoulders were broad within the coat of mail that made him invulnerable to everything but Reseanna's innocence. Obsessed with taming the fiery beauty who inflamed his flesh, Ravenspur fell in love, knowing ruthless men plotted to topple the king he served and at the heart of the intrigue was she who would be either his death or his salvation . . .
Category: Fiction

Raven S Wing

Author : Joyce Carol Oates
ISBN : 0525483330
Genre : Fiction
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A collection of sixteen stories explores the mysteries and varieties of American experience and includes "Golden Gloves," the story of a would-be champion boxer whose career and marriage fall tragically short of his expectations
Category: Fiction

The Raven S Wing

Author : Frances Watts
ISBN : 9781460701751
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From bestselling and award-winning author Frances Watts comes the first in an incredibly exciting new series of standalone historical novels. On the eve of her fifteenth birthday, Claudia is unexpectedly summoned to Rome by the father she hasn't seen in ten years, a wealthy and powerful senator. She finds herself with both a new family and a luxurious new home in the capital of the world's greatest empire. But Claudia soon discovers a contest of power and ambition is secretly being waged - and she is the prize. torn between two rivals for her hand in marriage, she must choose between her duty and her heart ... a choice that could have deadly consequences. From multi-award-winning author Frances Watts comes a gripping mystery of love and intrigue set in Ancient Rome.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Fighter Wing

Author : Tom Clancy
ISBN : 1101002573
Genre : History
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Now, for the first time, an insider's look at an Air Force combat wing -- the planes, the technology, and the people . . . with Tom Clancy as your guide. Tom Clancy's previous explorations of America's armed forces, Submarine and Armored Cav, revealed exclusive, never-before-seen information an the people and technology that protect our nation. Now, the acclaimed author of Clear and Present Danger and Debt of Honor takes to the skies with the U. S. Air Force's elite: the Fighter Wing. With his compelling style and unerring eye for detail, Clancy captures the thrill of takeoff, the drama of the dogfight, and the relentless dangers our fighter pilots face every day of their lives . . . showing readers what it really means to be the best of the best. Fighter Wing includes: Detailed analyses of the Air Force's premier fighter planes, including the F-15 Eagle Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams An insider's look at the people behind the planes and weapons Combat strategies and training techniques used by the U. S. Air Force
Category: History

Year On The Wing

Author : Tim Dee
ISBN : 9781416560364
Genre : Nature
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Birds -- those "upgiven ghosts" who shape our skies -- and their many styles of flying have inspired us for centuries. Tim Dee became enthralled with birds as a young boy, and their allure has informed how he perceives time as well as how he sees the world and his place in it. Compelling and poetic, A Year on the Wing is a month-by-month account of following these magnificent creatures, on land, at sea, and in the air, over the course of one "dew-dipped year." A memoir of the author's life as well as of the birds' migrations, the book draws on memories of forty years of observing birds as Dee explores the ideas and feelings that birds awaken in their flying, breeding, and dying. A Year on the Wing is also a significant chronicle of Dee's rich reading of a gorgeous literary tradition about birds -- from Aristotle to Thomas Hardy, Dante to Pound, Wordsworth to Ted Hughes -- as well as naturalists' writings that train a scientific eye on these elusive creatures. With a poet's marvelous commingling of nature and language, Dee finds meaning and a fascinating beauty in the quiver of a redstart's tail, elegizes the thrilling skydiving stoop of the once-endangered, now resurgent peregrine falcon, and reflects on the nocturnal restlessness of migrant woodcocks that is suggestive of how nature encodes us all. A Year on the Wing brings us as close as possible to birds, as we seek to understand the unique connection between us and them as well as our separation from them and, by extension, our estrangement from all of nature. Watching birds instills a renewed sense of wonder, getting us airborne and expanding our horizons. This vicarious liftoff does us good in a way hard to define but incontestably felt. It also makes us ever aware of our place on the ground. Dee homes in on those moments when the gap narrows between humans and birds, when birds' freedom gives us our own, making our lives more vibrant and alive. The first book from an exciting new literary voice, this beautifully written memoir celebrates birds and the inspiration they provide through their twice-yearly winged migrations.
Category: Nature

On A Raven S Wing

Author : Stuart Kaminsky
ISBN : 9780061984648
Genre : Fiction
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Twenty contemporary writers commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe with chilling stories inspired by the master himself. Nearly two centuries after they were penned, Edgar Allan Poe's macabre tales are still working their eerie magic on readers of every stripe—thrill-seekers, filmmakers, even fellow writers of suspense. Collected here to honor and celebrate Poe's genius are original stories by some of the best mystery writers at work today. A son attempts to connect with his dying father in Thomas H. Cook's "Nevermore." John Lutz's "Poe, Poe, Poe" combines elements from several of Poe's stories in a twisted tale of madness and mayhem. "Poe, Jo, and I," by Don Winslow, examines the curious bond literature can form between the most unlikely of friends. And in Jon L. Breen's "William Allan Wilson," getting even has never felt so good. With contributions by Mary Higgins Clark, Jeremiah Healy, Peter Lovesey, P. J. Parrish, Daniel Stashower, and Angela Zeman, among others, On a Raven's Wing is a fitting tribute to the one and only Edgar Allan Poe. The Mystery Writers of America, founded in 1945, is the foremost organization for mystery writers and other professionals dedicated to the field of crime writing. Don't miss In the Shadow of the Master, a new collection of Poe's stories, edited by Michael Connelly and featuring essays from Stephen King, Sue Grafton, and others.
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