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The Hounds Of Rome

Author : Tom Clancy
ISBN : 1419652389
Genre : Fiction
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A revered Roman Catholic priest who is pastor of an affluent parish in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. is suddenly and without explanation trapped in a prison-like correctional monastery with derelicts from the Catholic clergy. Father Murphy can't piece together why the church is punishing him and perhaps even trying to kill him.
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The Hounds Of God

Author : Judith Tarr
ISBN : 9781611381825
Genre : Fiction
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In the magical kingdom of Rhiyana, peace reigns under the Elvenking. But terrible forces are stirring in the world beyond. The Hounds of God, the heretic-hunters and inquisitors of the Church of Rome, have come hunting. Their prey: the king and his immortal people. And their greatest weapon may be one of the king's own kin.
Category: Fiction

The Hounds Of God

Author : Rafael Sabatini
ISBN : 9781531298463
Genre : Fiction
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When Don Pedro is shipwrecked off the Cornish coast and captured by the formidable Lady Margaret Trevanion, he expects trouble. What he doesn't expect is to fall in love and run away with Lady Margaret, only to be pursued by his own countrymen. And he certainly hadn't expected that the officers of the Spanish Inquisition would be so ruthless that Don Pedro and Lady Margaret are forced to enlist the help of the Queen of England herself.
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN : 9781460401057
Genre : Fiction
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The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901-02) is Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes adventure. At the end of the yew tree path of his ancestral home, Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead. Close by are the footprints of a gigantic hound. Called to investigate, Holmes seems to face a supernatural foe. In the tense narration of the detective's efforts to solve the crime, Conan Doyle meditates on late Victorian and early twentieth-century ideas of ancestry and atavism, the possible biological determination of criminals, the stability of the British landed classes, and the place of the supernatural. Historical documents included with this fully-annotated Broadview edition help contextualize the novel's debates and reveal its cultural and literary significance as a supreme instance of early detective fiction. Also included is the Conan Doyle short story “The Adventure of the Speckled Band.”
Category: Fiction

Warrior Of Rome Iv The Caspian Gates

Author : Harry Sidebottom
ISBN : 9780141935249
Genre : Fiction
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The Caspian Gates is the fourth in Harry Sidebottom's captivating Warrior of Rome Series. AD262 - the Imperium is in turmoil after the struggle for the throne. Furthermore, Ephesus, Asia's metropolis, lies in ruins, shattered by a mighty earthquake. Its citizens live in fear as the mob overwhelms the city, baying for blood to avenge the gods who have punished them. Yet an even greater threat to the Empire advances from the North. The barbaric Goth tribes sail towards Ephesus, determined to pillage the city. Only Ballista, Warrior of Rome, knows the ways of the barbarians, and only he can defeat them. The Goths' appetite for brutality and destruction is limitless and before long Ballista is locked into a deadly bloodfeud, with an enemy that has sworn to destroy him - and the Imperium - at all costs. Dr Harry Sidebottom is a leading authority on ancient warfare - he applies his knowledge with a spectacular flair for sheer explosive action and knuckle-whitening drama. Fans of Bernard Cornwell will love Sidebottom's recreation of the ancient world. Praise for Harry Sidebottom: 'Sidebottom's prose blazes with searing scholarship' The Times 'The best sort of red-blooded historical fiction' Andrew Taylor, author of The American Boy Dr. Harry Sidebottom is Fellow of St Benets Hall, and Lecturer at Lincoln College, Oxford - where he specializes in ancient warfare and classical art.
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Grammardog Guide To The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Author : Mary Jane McKinney
ISBN : 9781608570454
Genre : Education
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Grammardog Teacher's Guide contains 16 quizzes for this iconic crime novel. All sentences are from the novel. Sensory imagery is used to create tone and suspense ("I heard a key turn somewhere in a lock . . ." ". . . the cold night wind beat in upon our faces." ". . . the dull moaning of the autumn wind and the rustle of falling leaves." "I heard the creak of a door and the crisp sound of boots upon gravel." "Rank reeds and lush, slimy water plants sent an odour of decay . . ." ". . . a dread cry echoed over the moor.").
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The Hound Of Florence

Author : Felix Salten
ISBN : 9781442487505
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It’s a dog’s life for a boy when he magically turns into a hound in this classic story from the author of Bambi. On a routine walk through the streets of his hometown of Vienna, Lucas Grassi sees an archduke’s coach. He can’t help but wish he was rich and powerful and leaving the dark city behind. And when he sees the archduke’s faithful dog running alongside, he wishes he could just be the dog and be free from his everyday life. And then his wish comes true: Lucas does become the dog. Every other day he switches from his normal body to that of the archduke’s canine companion. Soon he learns the dog is treated badly and the archduke is not a nice man. Lucas decides he’ll do anything to reverse his wish…if only he knew what to do! Felix Salten’s tale of a wish gone awry is brought back to life in this beautiful repackage.
Category: Juvenile Fiction