Download e-book for kindle: Das Janusprojekt (Bernie Gunther ermittelt 4) (German by Philip Kerr,Cornelia Holfelder-von der Tann

By Philip Kerr,Cornelia Holfelder-von der Tann

Das Böse hat viele Gesichter.

München 1949: Von der Doppelmoral der Nachkriegszeit desillusioniert versucht sich Privatdetektiv Bernie Gunther als Gastwirt. Doch dann bittet ihn eine schöne Fremde um Hilfe. Der Auftrag führt Bernie auf die Spur eines gesuchten Naziverbrechers. Viel zu spät erkennt er, dass die alten Machthaber noch immer aktiv sind – und gefährlicher denn je.

«Exzellent! Kerrs Stil macht jede Seite zum Lesevergnügen.» (Publishers Weekly)
«Kerr ist die europäische Krimi-Entdeckung der letzten Jahre.» (Radio Bremen)

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The Damiano Trilogy: Damiano, Damiano's Lute, and Raphael by R. A. MacAvoy PDF

By R. A. MacAvoy

An alternate-history fable of religion and wizardry set in the course of the Italian Renaissance from the writer of Tea with the Black Dragon.

detect 3 novels of magic—light and dark—from a winner of the toilet W. Campbell and Philip okay. Dick awards.
 
In Damiano, our hero is Damiano Dalstrego, a wizard’s son, an alchemist, and the inheritor to darkish magics. yet he's additionally an blameless, a tender pupil and musician befriended by means of the Archangel Raphael, who instructs him within the lute. to avoid wasting his loved urban from struggle, Damiano leaves his cloistered lifestyles and units out on a pilgrimage, looking the help of a strong sorceress as he walks the slim direction among mild and shadow, observed simply via his conversing puppy. yet his street is full of betrayal, disillusionment, and loss of life . . .
 
In Damiano’s Lute, shattered by way of the demonic fury of his darkish powers, Damiano has forsaken his magical history to reside as a mortal guy. With the advice of the Archangel Raphael, the chidings of a brash younger rogue, and the reminiscence of an attractive pagan witch, he trips throughout a plague-ridden French nation-state looking for peace. however the Father of Lies reaches out once more . . .
 
In Raphael, weakened by way of his touch with mortals, the Archangel Raphael falls prey to Lucifer, who strips him of his angelic powers. offered within the Moorish slave markets, harassed and humbled by means of his unexpected humanity, Raphael unearths his simply solace within the friendship of a Berber woman—and the religious guardianship of his former student Damiano Delstrego.
 
Now on hand in a single quantity, this epic of demons, dragons, romance, and heroic experience is a saga you'll by no means forget.
 

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Download PDF by Alydia Rackham: The Riddle Walker (The Weaving of Time Book 2)

By Alydia Rackham

Sequel to The Beowulf Seeker...

Bhaird spotted a stark distinction in his more youthful brother Oleron after the conflict with the Danes. yet he quickly forgets that puzzle whilst their father is killed in a looking coincidence, and the 3 MacDonald brothers are divided to rule their inheritances. Oleron and Dunmor are given items of Scotland--and Bhaird needs to visit Ireland.

But as Bhaird and Oleron sail out towards that overseas land, the ocean churns and takes their ships under...

And after they floor, the brothers locate themselves within the some distance future.

In the midst of the second one international War.

But simply because a small motion within the medieval past...

The Allied Forces won't win after all.

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New PDF release: Lucky Newman. Roman (German Edition)

By Carl Nixon,Stefan Weidle,Ruth Keen

Der dritte Roman von Carl Nixon führt weit in der Zeit zurück: zu einem Maimorgen im Jahr 1919, an dem die Krankenschwester Elizabeth Whitman auf dem Weg zu ihrer Arbeit ist. Ein Wagen hält neben ihr, und der Fahrer überreicht ihr einen short, der ihr Leben verändern wird.
Zu der Zeit wohnt sie mit ihrem 4jährigen Sohn Jack äußerst beengt bei ihren Eltern; Jacks Vater, den sie während des Kriegs in London geheiratet hat, wird seit zwei Jahren vermisst. Der short enthält das Angebot, einen sehr wohlhabenden Mann zu pflegen, der mit einer Kopfverletzung aus dem Krieg zurückgekehrt ist; sie zögert lange, als sie erkennt, um welche Verletzung es sich handelt: Paul Blackwell hat sein Gedächtnis verloren, weiß nicht, wer oder wo er ist. Langsam, ganz langsam gewinnt sie sein Vertrauen, vor allem dadurch, dass sie ihm Geschichten erzählt.
Und sie erzählt ihrem Sohn eine Geschichte, ein Märchen besser: Der Ballonfahrer. Es handelt von einem Mann, der in exotischen Ländern wilde Abenteuer erlebt – und der nicht wiederkehren wird. Durch die Kraft der Erzählung soll ihr Sohn den Verlust vermittelt bekommen, vielleicht ist das für ihn leichter zu ertragen als die harten Fakten.
Der Roman zeigt, was once Geschichten vermögen, und beginnt mit derjenigen eines alten Mannes, der Carl Nixon bittet, seine Geschichte aufzuschreiben, beziehungsweise die seiner Eltern: Elizabeth Whitman und fortunate Newman.

Ein berührender, intelligenter Roman über die Kraft des Erzählens und wie uns Geschichten helfen können, eine eigene Identität zu finden und die Beziehungen untereinander zu vertiefen.

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Download e-book for iPad: Silicon Valley Millennium: Silicon Valley Secrets by Ted Unarce

By Ted Unarce

Silicon Valley Millennium finds the magic of Silicon Valley whereas exploring the lives of the intense those that have made the southern finish of San Francisco Bay into the world’s top heart of technical innovation. It explores the origins of the Valley’s good fortune, that includes archival fabric of the early pioneers from the 1940’sand 1950’s, the nurturing effect of Stanford college, and the marketers, scientists and enterprise capitalists who're prime the Valley and the area into an more and more high-tech, interconnected future.
Ted Unarce, govt manufacturer of GTC movies, performed on-camera interviews with leaders from various Silicon Valley industries, major enterprise Capital organisations, and with formidable younger marketers, such a lot of whom won't ever make it to the top.
This movie faucets into the colourful strength of the dreamers who make Silicon Valley’s tradition so distinctive. by means of interviewing numerous emerging marketers, Unarce takes the heart beat of the Valley’s tradition this day whereas supplying a window into applied sciences of the longer term. The interviews additionally discover how new ventures are financed and the trouble it takes to draw investors.
The movie additionally shines gentle at the Valley’s many demanding situations, together with, the misuse of expertise by means of either inner most and public associations, the invasions of privateness that know-how makes attainable, and the consequences for tradition as our kids more and more spend their time in entrance of a reveal instead of enticing with neighbors or family.
Has the good fortune of Silicon Valley sowed the seeds of its decline? This movie concludes with an summary of the various tech hubs that experience emerged within the wake of the Valley’s luck. From ny urban to Bangalore, from Boston to Tel Aviv, the Valley has encouraged pageant. The movie explores no matter if Silicon Valley has what it takes to stick on top.

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Download e-book for iPad: Die Weltmaschine: Roman (German Edition) by Paolo Volponi,Gerhard Fasterding

By Paolo Volponi,Gerhard Fasterding

»Die Weltmaschine« ist der Lebensbericht des Bauern Anteo Crocioni, den von type an philosophische und religiöse Fragen mehr interessierten als Feldarbeit und Viehzucht. Die Natur des Sonderlings weckt bald den Spott seiner Nachbarn. Sie geben nicht zu, daß sein verrückter Standpunkt und seine seltsam poetischen Wahnvorstellungen auch ungewöhnliche Einblicke in tatsächliche Verhältnisse und seelische Wahrheiten eröffnen. Anteos Geist ist krank, aber nicht trüb. Je verbissener er zum Kampf gegen die Trägheit des Denkens und den sozialen Egoismus aufruft, um so unerbittlicher stößt ihn seine Umwelt in die Einsamkeit dessen, der anders ist.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Read e-book online Le testament des pierres: Une fresque historique dans le PDF

By Jean-Denis Clabaut

Lille, de nos jours. Romain et Angélique découvrent un manuscrit du XIIe siècle. Plongée au coeur du Moyen Âge sur les pas d’un chevalier en croisade pour Saint-Louis. Une fresque historique, s’étirant sur près de 1 000 ans, qui nous entraîne du nord de l. a. France à l’Orient.

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Si le roi ne connaissait pas de réputation le chevalier qui se tient face à lui, il aurait pu penser déceler de l’appréhension dans son regard, peut-être même de los angeles peur. Absurde pourtant. Il le sait homme aguerri, rompu aux combats qu’il a notamment menés en Palestine, dans le comté de Tripoli et jusque dans los angeles plaine d’Ascalon, avec ceux de son ordre. l. a. croix pattée rouge, largement étalée sur leurs capes et leurs fanions de wrestle, encourage los angeles crainte aux ennemis et rassure les cœurs défaillants de ceux qui combattent à leurs côtés.
Mais aujourd’hui ses paroles apportent le doute et l’angoisse sous les voûtes de pierre de los angeles salle du conseil, tandis qu’il raconte au jeune roi Louis IX les batailles qui se sont déroulées dans les plaines de Hongrie et de Pologne.

À PROPOS DE L'AUTEUR

Né dans l. a. région en 1965, Jean-Denis Clabaut est aujourd’hui marié et père de trois filles. Très tôt attiré par l’histoire, il travaille sur des chantiers de fouilles archéologiques dans le Nord dès l’âge de 14 ans, avant de passer le concours d’entrée à l’école normale. Devenu professeur des écoles à Lille, il reprend ses études pendant ses premières années d’enseignement et passe une maîtrise d’archéologie. Après avoir obtenu son DEA par validation des acquis, il tente d’achever une thèse sur les caves médiévales dans l’Europe du Nord-Ouest.

Secrétaire général de l’association Renaissance du Lille Ancien depuis bientôt dix ans, il participe aussi aux activités de l. a. société historique de Seclin où il habite, et fait partie membre du comité pédagogique du musée d’Azincourt, ainsi que de celui, en projet, de Bouvines. Ses activités archéologiques l’ont amené à travailler dans de nombreuses villes de France pour animer des séminaires sur les caves médiévales à l. a. demande du ministère de l. a. tradition et, depuis 2008, il travaille en collaboration avec Besançon tout en player à l. a. mise en position d’un projet de travail sur les sous-sols parisiens. Jean-Denis Clabaut est également l’inventeur de jeux en bois qui permettent de construire des architectures médiévales qu’il a utilisées en classe.

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Download PDF by Victor Levine: Vaporized (Spec Time Trilogy Book 2)

By Victor Levine

"Nobody stated that lifestyles was once reasonable, take one other breath of hole Air." A streetwise rockstar's occupation is sidetracked via tune company insiders and narcotic fragrance production. in accordance with a true personality, e-book of the Spec Time Trilogy.

It was once demanding to get a list deal in 1982. Punk used to be death, disco was once useless, and the radio used to be already choked with pop stars. Synthesizers and drum machines have been keeping the beat jointly at poser golf equipment like Studio fifty four, yet until you have been British or knew a person, the chances have been stacked opposed to you. thankfully, not anything may perhaps ever substitute a gravely singer with a uncooked guitar.

In Vaporized, e-book of the Spec Time Trilogy, Jon Cells, an edgy rocker with a magnetic presence, has eventually arrived on the nook of correct time and position. How might he understand that the body spray manufacturing unit the place he’s been compelled to paintings an afternoon activity has a surprising, 2500-year-old mystery which threatens to enhance the warfare on medicinal drugs to dizzying new heights – and destroy his success? The Princess Tears were stolen, and all of the clues result in an unforgettable climax at Max’s Kansas City.

More than tale of 1 musician’s quest for greatness, Vaporized is an insider’s examine the gritty realities of the track business.The author’s distinct point of view as a recording studio proprietor offers a revealing inspect the connection among medicinal drugs, musical kinds, and customers for advertisement luck. Set in NYC, this fictionalized heritage is compressed into 4 consecutive days. track recorded via Jon Cells in the course of that point has been commercially published, and his lyrics are a part of the narrative.

Dante Pecorino, a runtish misfit from a mafia-tinged Italian kin, is on the middle of all issues unsavory. His efforts to feed his ego and drug behavior motives conflicts with each person: his circle of relatives is annoyed and embarrassed; affiliates are repulsed by way of his disgusting conduct; and opponents are shocked through the depths of his treachery.

An exchange thread specializes in the creation of poppy-based fragrance and powders. The intoxicants produced through the Persian-owned, encumbered Imports, allure the eye of U.S. Customs brokers, and efforts to manage the manufacture and distribution of unlawful stimulants is the root for the procedural motion that drives the plot. Sheep, serious to the efficiency of the “joy plant” and metaphorically referenced all through, symbolize the entire characters, and the name, “Vaporized”, describes the results of everyone’s ambition. The Persians, Italians, Federal experts, and aspiring musicians come jointly even as and position in a madcap finishing that produces extra confusion than resolution.

Vaporized is, chronologically, the center booklet within the Spec Time Trilogy. the 1st publication, Spiritualized (published in 2015), happens in and round Boulder, Colorado in 1978. it's framed as a narrative of progress from one country of understanding to a different. the second one publication, Vaporized (first released in 2011), occurs in big apple in 1982 and follows the tough street to glory. The 3rd ebook, Immortalized, set in la in 1986 (due out in 2017), is set embracing future. The books are interconnected with habitual characters and topics, and every has its personal procedural secret that drives the motion. all of the tales ensue over consecutive four-day sessions, while characters from the outer edge, mystical forces, and suitable subplots increase the tales of musical ambition into twisted stories with unforeseen endings.

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New PDF release: California Drought

By Jim E Reames

Will God use drought to re-birth previous Mexico in America’s west? After a 1,000 yr cycle drought hits California, forcing hundreds of thousands of individuals to maneuver, the neighboring kingdom governors panic. in a single day, the area sees the United States development emergency WW-II variety relocation camps. in the meantime, America’s first lady president attempts to repeal the second modification. She imposes a tax at the church tithe. this is often the “Dirty 30’s airborne dirt and dust Bowl” in opposite, forcing Oregon’s Democratic Governor, Jim Peabody, to develop into militant. “California Drought” by way of writer Jim E. Reames, is a singular in accordance with truth. It reads like a good written prediction.

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Download PDF by R. Thomas Roe: Finding America: Out of the Ashes, A Nation is Reborn

By R. Thomas Roe

Following the cave in of the us of the United States, a small workforce of Floridians shape the nucleus of a brand new state in Montana. Stuart Martin, the chief of the gang, brings jointly some of the western states below the umbrella association, WestPac. His simple message of "join with us and we are going to all live to tell the tale" brings the West below his suggestions. As Stuart is reaching nice growth, he loses his lifestyles in a bad twist of fate. His no 1 assistant, Robert Thomas, finally takes keep watch over of WestPac. via stable administration, fiscal improvement, and strict keep an eye on of the citizenry, Robert strengthens WestPac to be a powerful kingdom with a contemporary army strength. He then takes at the it sounds as if insurmountable activity of defeating the large armies of Frank Turner, the previous President of the USA, to back struggle for the revival of the U.S. of America.

Robert pursues his idealistic delusion opposed to the desires and suggestion of many. Ignoring their warnings whereas pursuing his objectives, he's convinced that he's correct and that every one could aid him whilst victory is achieved.

"Finding the USA" is sequel to Roe's novel "Searching for America". this can be a fast-paced, tight yet scary tale that exhibits what may well develop into of an the United States that keeps down the trail of financial disaster, with probably blind management -- or worse!

About the Author:
R. Thomas Roe is living alongside the sea in Florida and within the mountains of Colorado. He has served 26 years as a pilot with the us Air strength and retired as a whole Colonel. He enjoys his institutions with quite a few USAF teams and is an avid reader and author. Col. Roe graduated from St. Thomas collage and from William Mitchell university of legislation, either in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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