By Ann Turnbull
1644 – Alice Newcombe, trapped and unsatisfied on her uncle's farm, unearths her existence reworked while royalist infantrymen are billeted there throughout the Civil conflict. by surprise her days are full of pleasure – and love for one younger soldier, Robin. while the regiment strikes on, Alice persuades Robin to take her with him, and he or she joins the opposite military girls at the luggage educate. the line forward is hard and long – will there be happiness at its finish?
Read Online or Download Alice in Love and War PDF
Similar historical fiction books
Set in the enormous occasions of historical past, urban of Thieves is an intimate coming-of-age story with an totally modern think for a way boys turn into males.
Dragons, griffins, and BNPs (Bugs of Nightmarish Proportions). by no means of their wildest desires may well they've got imagined what used to be in shop for them.
After studying he had inherited a major mansion and a big tract of land from a reclusive set of relations, Steve and Sarah Miller choose to take a couple of days off to enquire their new-found fortune within the quiet hotel city of Coeur d’Alene in northern Idaho.
whereas taking stock of the titanic manor, they find a precise set of doorways at the best flooring. Mistaking them to be an ornate ornament, the doorways are by accident activated, featuring the 2 new owners with a tantalizing selection: step via or forget about? What damage may be able to befall them through easily jogging via an open door? interest getting the higher of them, they step via, and either husband and spouse are despatched on a one-way trip to a land of unimagined wonder!
knowing they have been now stranded on a global populated with creatures that are meant to exist merely in one’s mind's eye, they enlist the help of the neighborhood king and queen. Their problems proceed to boost, even if, because it is printed their arrival have been lengthy foretold via an historic neighborhood prophecy, bestowing upon them the prestige of Royal Bodyguards to the younger crown prince.
caught on a international global the place legendary creatures abound, attempting to stay away from being attacked via griffins, and hoping to provoke a dwelling, respiring dragon, the newly appointed babysitters needs to be able to come back domestic quickly earlier than damage may possibly befall the younger prince.
a few days it didn't pay to get off the bed.
It's 1867 and iciness in Ryazan, a urban at the banks of the Oka River in important Russia. Konstantin is ten years outdated. His days are jam-packed with goals of flight - to Moscow, even to the silent stars. yet then, someday, he catches chilly within the freezing woods close to his domestic and his personal global turns into silent. Left deaf by way of scarlet fever, his outlook is determined.
Una hazaña impresionante…Ritos funerarios puede compararse con Alias Grace de Margaret Atwood y con l. a. verdadera historia de l. a. banda de Kelly de Peter Carey. The Sunday Times
Un argumento excelente…y una fábula fascinante que cuenta de lo que Agnes fue realmente culpable Susannah Meadows, the hot York Times
Basada en los angeles historia actual de l. a. última mujer decapitada en Islandia, acusada del brutal asesinato de dos hombres, Ritos funerarios es una novela de suspense y de pasiones íntimas con el trasfondo del paisaje helado de l. a. Islandia del siglo XIX. Agnes, mientras espera l. a. hora de su ejecución, es confinada en l. a. granja de un matrimonio y de sus dos hijas. Horrorizada, l. a. familia ni siquiera quiere hablar con ella. Tan solo el joven ayudante de un pastor intenta comprenderla y salvar su alma. A medida que sus conversaciones progresan y el invierno deja su huella, el dilema se afianza: ¿fue Agnes culpable o no de los terribles hechos de que l. a. acusan?
Hannah Kent, con su primera novela, un éxito ya en veinte idiomas, ha escrito «una de las mejores novelas criminales nórdicas» (The Independent).
- Life Mask
- Cold Comfort (Inspector Ian Rutledge, Book 15.5)
- Sword Song (The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories, Book 4)
- The Paris Winter: A Novel
Additional resources for Alice in Love and War
Never lose sight of the true blessings of public service. ” “Turner, about what happened today …” The younger man's face was white. ” Turner demanded. “Luck was with us. ” “Narain … the suspected dacoit. Well, shouldn't we, I mean, to collect up the names and statements of the passengers for our diaries so that if there is any kind of inquiry …” “Suspected? Guilty, you meant. Never mind, Mason. ” “But, won't we, if Dickens, I mean …” “What mumbling! ” “Sir,” the younger officer enunciated forcefully, “considering for a moment Dickens—” “Mason, that's enough!
Drood's fortunes—misfortunes, I should say—with great interest in the magazines! I suppose this isn't the best time to ask. But pray tell me, Mr. Osgood, do you know how it will all end for Eddie Drood, now that Mr. ” This very question had in fact been consuming Osgood's mind more than the officer could know—how it will all end, with Dickens dead—-yet suddenly he had no response. Not now, not at the sight of good Daniel, motionless and broken on a cold board. The figure undulated strangely from the stream of water, as if he might still awaken.
Below the back wheel, a pale young man in a torn wool suit. The first wheel had passed over his neck and the next over his leg, nearly severing it below the knee. One of the gentlemen coming out of the bus was the first at the body. The young man's head jerked slightly. His pupils contracted and his mouth opened. ” someone shouted. ” “I am lawyer,” said the gentleman as if to improve on the question by answering a different one. ” The dying man reached to grab this lawyer's collar with surprising insistence, as his mouth formed a word, then another.
Alice in Love and War by Ann Turnbull