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Download E-books The Sacred Band PDF

By Janet Morris, Chris Morris

When The Sacred Band starts, all mercy is misplaced within the fog of warfare as Tempus' Stepsons possibility every little thing on a wierd battlefield, infuriating gods and Fates:

In 338 BCE, throughout the conflict of Chaeronea that ends up in the bloodbath of the Sacred Band of Thebes, Tempus and his Stepson cavalry rescue twenty 3 pairs of Theban Sacred Banders, paired brothers and fanatics, to struggle on different days. those forty-six Thebans, whose bones won't ever lie within the mass grave that holds their 2 hundred and fifty-four brothers, sign up for with the immortalized Tempus and his Sacred Band of Stepsons, consummate historic cavalry warring parties, to make new lives in a far flung land and struggle the conflict in their desires the place gods stroll the earth, ghosts take the sector, and the indignant Fates call for their due.

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Download E-books French Fairy Tales: A Jungian Approach (Suny Series in Psychoanalysis and Culture) (SUNY Series in Psychoanalysis and Culture (Paperback)) PDF

Deals research of fourteen French fairy stories, from the medieval Romance of Melusine to Jean Cocteau;s movie model of attractiveness and the Beast, exploring their common and everlasting nature in addition to their relevance to trendy readers.

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Download E-books Oral Traditions of Anuta: A Polynesian Outlier in the Solomon Islands (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics) PDF

By Richard Feinberg

Anuta is a small Polynesian neighborhood within the jap Solomon Islands that has had minimum touch with outdoors cultural forces. Even on the finish of the 20 th century, it is still the most conventional and remoted islands within the insular Pacific. In Oral Traditions of Anuta, Richard Feinberg deals a telling choice of Anutan old narratives, together with indigenous texts and English translations. This wealthy, thorough assemblage is the results of a collaborative undertaking among Feinberg and a wide cross-section of the Anutan neighborhood that built over a interval of twenty-five years.
The volume's emphasis is ethnographic, which include a couple of texts as comparable via the island's most precious specialists in concerns of conventional heritage. Feinberg's annotations, which arm the reader with crucial ethnographic and old contexts, make clear vital linguistic and cultural concerns that come up from the tales. The texts themselves have very important implications for the connection of oral culture to heritage and symbolic constructions, and manage to pay for new proof pertinent to Polynesian language sub-grouping. additional, they supply perception right into a variety of Anutan customs and preoccupations, whereas additionally suggesting definite common Polynesian practices courting again to the pre-contact and early touch sessions.

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Download E-books Fire of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 3) - Paranormal Fairytale Romance (Volume 3) PDF

By Alisa Woods

Book 3 of the bestselling Fallen Immortals series
**START with KISS OF A DRAGON (Book 1)**

Lucian is a Dragon Prince of the home of Smoke... and he is dying. He has to spawn a dragonling to uphold the treaty that retains the mortal global secure from the immortal darkish Fae, yet a dragon's mate hardly survives the start of a tender dragon... and he cannot face the horror of one other woman's demise on his palms. while he rescues a stunning lady from a demon roaming the streets of Seattle, he has to seduce her with out wasting his heart... and earlier than he becomes a feral dragon and breaks the treaty forever.

The FALLEN IMMORTALS sequence is a contemporary good looks and the Beast story with flaming sizzling dragon shifters, vengeful darkish Fae, and beguiling fallen angels. in basic terms readers over 18 should still embark in this epic sequence of risky love.

THE FALLEN IMMORTALS SERIES
Lucian and Arabella
Kiss of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 1)
Heart of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 2)
Fire of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 3)
Leonidas and Rosalyn
Chosen through a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 4)
Seduced by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 5)
Touched by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 6)
Next within the Fallen Immortals Series
Leksander and Erelah
Loved by means of a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 7) 
Marked through a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 8) 
Claimed via a Dragon (Fallen Immortals 9) 

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Download E-books The Secret Garden PDF

By Frances Hodgson Burnett

The key backyard is a unique via Frances Hodgson Burnett. It used to be at the beginning released in serial layout beginning within the autumn of 1910, and was once first released in its entirety in 1911. it really is now one in every of Burnett's hottest novels, and is taken into account to be a vintage of English kid's literature. numerous degree and movie diversifications were produced.

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Download E-books Cluster PDF

By Piers Anthony

As Cluster opens, the alien envoy Pnotl of Sphere Knyfh seeks aid from Sphere Sol in a shared galactic‑level concern: Galaxy Andromeda has came upon the key of strength move and intends to take advantage of it to scouse borrow the elemental strength of the Milky manner Galaxy. Knyfh deals the key of air of secrecy move at the figuring out that Sphere Sol will unfold the know-how to aid create a galactic coalition to discover and defeat brokers of Andromeda. Sol's highest‑Kirlian person is Flint, a green‑skinned local of Outworld, who has a Kirlian air of secrecy of 2 hundred, an eidetic reminiscence (useful for memorizing the complicated equations of Kirlian move that he'll have to speak to different spheres). He has impressive intelligence and is very adaptable. His challenge is advanced, although, via the truth that he's pursued far and wide via a really excessive Kirlian girl Andromedan agent and, someway, the Andromedans may be able to observe and hint Kirlian transfers. Flint embarks upon a number of missions to deliver move expertise to neighboring spheres, inhabiting numerous alien kinds. His efforts are profitable regardless of assaults and sabotage by means of the Andromedan agent. in the course of the clash, in spite of the fact that, the mutual charm in their tremendously improved auras starts off to undermine their person loyalty to their very own Spheres. Flint and a bunch of different entities recuperate the data that would let them discover and hint transfers, and a member of the crowd is published because the Andromedan agent. One result's the catastrophic destruction of the neighborhood habitat. Flint and his nemesis are transferred into alien Mintakan our bodies to outlive. making a choice on to go away issues with parity among their galaxies, Flint and the Andromedan mate and stay jointly till their auras fade (which occurs swiftly, on the grounds that their actual our bodies were destroyed).

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Download E-books Barely Bewitched (Southern Witch, Book 2) PDF

By Kimberly Frost

Tammy Jo’s misfiring magic has attracted the undesirable recognition of WAM, the area organization of Magic. Now, a wand-wielding wizard and a menacing fireplace warlock have come to Duvall to coach her for a deadly essential problem. yet is there extra to their arrival than they claim?

When a curse results in a poisonous spill of pixie airborne dirt and dust, the city comes unglued and the doorways among the human and faery worlds start to open. To rescue town and to stand the most unlikely magical attempt, Tammy wishes the aid of tremendously good-looking Bryn Lyons, yet WAM has declared him absolutely off-limits. to prevent lethal results, Tammy most likely should persist with the foundations this time.

On the opposite hand, uprising is an previous Texas culture.

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Download E-books Bulfinch's Mythology (Leather-bound Classics) PDF

Can’t retain all of your gods and goddesses immediately? brooding about approximately mythological references in vintage literature? Bulfinch’s Mythology bargains approachable debts of historical legends in a compilation of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, banker and Latinist. This quantity comprises all 3 of Bulfinch’s unique titles: The Age of delusion, The Age of Chivalry, and The Legends of Charlemagne. Bulfinch states his objective for the e-book basically: “Our paintings isn't for the realized, nor for the theologian, nor for the thinker, yet for the reader of English literature . . . who needs to realize the allusions so often made through public audio system, academics, essayists, and poets, and people which happen in well mannered conversation.” This compilation used to be conventional because the authoritative textual content on mythology in colleges for over a century.

Lexile rating: 1190L

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Download E-books Thai Tales: Folktales of Thailand (World Folklore, No 5) PDF

By Supaporn Vathanaprida, Margaret Read MacDonald

Margaret learn MacDonald, popular writer of greater than 15 books on folklore and storytelling, groups up with librarian Supaporn Vathanaprida to give this interesting folktale assortment and advent to Thai notion. Drawing on stories of her youth in Northern Thailand, Supaporn stocks her stories and reviews to aid either adults and kids comprehend the striking international of Thai folklore and tradition. The 28 attractive tales express many facets of the Buddhist worldview in motion. funny tales, animal stories, educating stories of Buddhist clergymen, and stories of wonderful magical occasions that entertain the Thai mind's eye are incorporated within the collection.

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