Download FLIGHT TO OHIO: FROM SLAVERY TO PASSING TO FREEDOM by Mary Anderson Parks PDF

By Mary Anderson Parks

FLIGHT TO OHIO:
FROM SLAVERY TO PASSING TO FREEDOM
“Flight to Ohio” starts off in 1836, as 21-year-old Tom and his mom Nellie get away slavery on a Virginia plantation. They quickly realize that Tom, the bastard son of the white grasp, passes as white whilst he isn't visible along with his mom. Tom needs to make a selection as to how one can stay. The stakes are raised whilst he courts and marries 18-year-old Sarah lengthy, a tender white lady from a revered neighborhood farm family.

What is misplaced while id is hid? What cost is paid? Tom’s emotional tale unfolds opposed to the backdrop of the Cincinnati race riots of 1836 and 1841 and the oncoming Civil warfare. In a spot and time beset with racism, hate, jealousy and violence, the novel’s characters forge deep evolving loves, friendships, and loyalties as they stream in the direction of freedom, their final target.

This is the author’s imagined tale of her personal maternal ancestry.

AUTHOR
Mary Anderson Parks labored for twenty-two years as an legal professional representing the foster care/adoption organisations of the Puyallup Indian country, the Seattle Indian middle, and United Indians of All Tribes origin. She is the writer of 2 past novels, They known as Me Bunny, Livingston Press, college of West Alabama (2006), and The Circle Leads domestic, collage Press of Colorado (1998). Her husband, an area physicist, is of Korean and chinese language ancestry. that they had daughters and stay in Berkeley with their surviving daughter and her husband, a rock musician, and granddaughters, 10 and 15. Grandson Zach, 24, lives in Boston. Mary was once born in Ohio, grew up in San Francisco.

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By Garner Buchanan

A shipment of difficulty. Six operating ladies, women of the road, have made up our minds to hunt their fortune at the gold wealthy shores of Nome, Alaska.

Captain Lundstrom and his staff have the duty of escorting them competently. A criminally insane assassin is on board. send detective Stumpy Macfarlane, has to take advantage of his top making plans to stick on step prior to the assassin. to aid him, Stumpy has his staff of regulars: Nurse Matty, chef Wing, Purser Bobby Burns, and a different visitor, Lawman, Wyatt Earp.

The Victoria is wear lock-down, and nonetheless the homicide manages to discover victims.

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Download El nombre de la rosa (Spanish Edition) by Umberto Eco PDF

By Umberto Eco

La novela emblemática de Umberto Eco.

Una apasionante trama y admirable reconstrucción de una época especialmente conflictiva, los angeles del siglo XVI.

Valiéndose de las características propias de los angeles novela gótica, los angeles crónica medieval y l. a. novela policíaca, El nombre de los angeles rosa narra las actividades detectivescas de Guillermo de Baskerville para esclarecer los crímenes cometidos en una abadía benedictina en el año 1327. Le ayudará en su exertions el novicio Adso, un hombre joven que se enfrenta por primera vez a las realidades de los angeles vida, más allá de las puertas del convento.

En esta primera y brillante incursión en el mundo de l. a. narrativa, que Umberto Eco llevó a cabo hace ahora treinta años, el lector disfrutará de una trama apasionante y de una admirable reconstrucción de una época especialmente conflictiva de l. a. historia de Occidente.

Reseña:
«Aquí hay misterios turbadores, personajes vívidos, un retrato logrado de una época fascinante, humor sutil, sucesos inesperados y una prosa ágil que puede adaptarse a los registros de los angeles fe, los angeles duda, el horror, el éxtasis amoroso y los angeles desolación.»
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Download Cowboys and Brides: Courting Faith - Courting Hope by Kay Stuart PDF

By Kay Stuart

whole Western Romance Novels

Courting Faith
Territorial Marshal Royce Hargadon arrives in Junction urban masquerading because the town’s new college instructor. His project is to find the identification of the Barlow Gang’s mysterious chief. His challenge, approximately part the electorate healthy the man’s description whereas the opposite part have been girls and youngsters. religion Gaines is interested in Royce realizing her father could by no means approve of her marrying a negative university instructor. absolutely love and happiness is extra very important than monetary security!

Courting Hope
Taylor Orlinger knew having his widowed sister-in-law residing with him and his father will be hassle. He simply didn't be aware of what kind of difficulty. It used to be lust he advised himself, lust and not anything extra. wish used to be as undeniable having a look as a dust puddle. A gold digging floozy out to fleece each nickel she may well swindle from his goodhearted father! So, why did his center beat swifter at any time when she got here close to him!

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Download Störtebekers letzter Hafen: Historischer Roman (German by Elke Michel PDF

By Elke Michel

Als Klaus Störtebeker zum ersten Mal seinen Fuß neben der Marienkirche in dem kleinen Marienhafe an Land setzt, ist er zutiefst erschüttert über die bittere Armut der Menschen dort. Da der versteckt liegende Hafen ein idealer Überwinterungsort für ihn darstellt und es ihm und seinen Leuten nicht an Gold fehlt, um den Bewohnern zu helfen, wird Marienhafe zum Heimathafen seiner Kogge De rote Düvel.
Mit checklist und Geschick spielt er fortan von dort aus der Hanse, die die Ostfriesen bislang gnadenlos ausgebeutet hat, einen Streich nach dem anderen und lässt die Bevölkerung gern an seiner Beute teilhaben.
Besonders hat es ihm jedoch die hübsche Tiada Wiardsna von der Burg Upgant angetan. Für eine Zukunft mit ihr will er gern das Entermesser zur Seite legen und ein Kaufmann wie sein Vater werden.
Schon scheint es, als würde ihm das gelingen, als die Hanse seine Pläne hinterlistig und über Nacht durchkreuzt.

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By T.G. Hancock

the place to begin a delivery, a demise, a sheet of paper? what's a starting besides? anything outfitted at the ruins of the prior. what's assured is that inside a couple of minutes a person, someplace, goes to clutter it up with an inkblot. this starting was once equipped on all of the above. the start being a mystery, the dying being a homicide, and the piece of paper a web page that are meant to by no means were written. discovering the physique wasn't the start either.

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Download Kadesh II: Blutgöttin (German Edition) by Olaf Ehlerding PDF

By Olaf Ehlerding

Zetor Hadit hat den Auftrag bekommen, einen brutalen Priestermord im Amuntempel aufzuklären. Die Ermittlungen führen ihn in die alte Reichsmetropole Memphis. Dort sprengen düstere Ereignisse aus der Vergangenheit seine Vorstellungskraft und bringen ihn in höchste Gefahr. Unterdessen stehen sich die verfeindeten Truppen von Hatti und Ägypten gegenüber und kämpfen in einer erbitterten Schlacht um Kadesh. Während Pharao Ramses übermütig in das erbarmungslose Gemetzel stürzt, hadert Großkönig Muwattalli noch mit dem finalen Schlag gegen die Ägypter. Aber sein Bruder Prinz Hattusili ist fest entschlossen, Ramses endgültig zu vernichten.

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Download Night of the Lightbringer (Sister Fidelma) by Peter Tremayne PDF

By Peter Tremayne

Sister Fidelma returns in a new Celtic secret by Peter Tremayne, acclaimed writer of the second one demise and PENANCE OF THE DAMNED.

Ireland, advert 671. at the eve of the pagan ceremonial dinner of Samhain, Brother Edulf and the warrior, Aidan, find a guy murdered in an unlit pyre within the middle of Cashel. He has been wearing the gowns of a religieux and killed via the ritualistic 'three deaths'.

When a wierd girl referred to as Brancheó seems in a raven-feather cloak foretelling of historic gods returning to certain revenge upon the mortal international, she is readily branded a suspect.

But of their look for the killer, Sister Fidelma and Eadulf will quickly find a darker shadow looming over the castle. for his or her research is associated with a ebook stolen from the Papal mystery records which can break the hot religion within the 5 Kingdoms...and Fidelma herself will arise opposed to mortal chance earlier than the case is unravelled.

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By Ian MacMillan

A hike within the mountains close to Kailua results in the opportunity discovery of the most important to an extended buried family members mystery that units in movement a sequence of occasions related to younger misfits, wealthy artifact creditors, drug buyers and profitable suburbanites, all of whom interact in a race to unravel a century-and-a-half outdated secret. the tale offers a large choice of characters, from a shy younger girl suffering from the ghost of a misplaced baby, a tender guy triumph over with guilt in regards to the loss of life of his mom, a tricky neighborhood boy on his manner up within the felony international, a winning older couple for whom the bounds of accomplishment turn into an issue, to a warped, deadly, former highway individual along with his personal particular experience of vengeance, to a coke-snorting antiques and paintings collector who locations the works of people above the human race itself. Their quest for the prize alterations the lives of them all, and creates a lean, fast-moving tale that hurries up in speed and dramatic rigidity to the end.

The Bone Hook, Ian MacMillan's 3rd novel with Mutual, is released posthumously. Ian handed away—too soon—in 2008.

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By Kate Kasten

equipment Lamb, as a stricken youngster, has been drawn right into a Charismatic Christian church, the place he feels “saved” not just by means of his new faith yet by means of his fatherly pastor, Ezra. Now, at twenty-one, he travels to Guatemala to profit Spanish and healthy himself for all times as a missionary. In 1983, Guatemala is governed through born-again, bible-believing dictator, Efraín Ríos Montt, a true old determine favorite by means of Ronald Reagan and lots of U.S. evangelicals yet condemned by means of human rights agencies as a genocidal tyrant.
Kit meets and is attracted to Colleen—the first hyperlink in his de-conversion. severe of his spiritual ideals, which come with aid for the regime, Colleen reluctantly is helping package trade his money and locate his option to his college in Antigua. equipment starts to note that the government’s therapy of the impoverished Indians isn't as benign because it is speculated to be. listening to one among Ríos Montt’s well-known Sunday sermons, during which the dictator vows to overwhelm the competition insurgency, branding it as communist and satanic, equipment reveals Ríos Montt ruthless and intimidating. The cynical insinuations of a CIA operative at his college and the mysterious undertaking that Colleen appears pursuing lead equipment to the Pacific Coast the place he falls sufferer to “la violencia” perpetrated via Ríos Montt’s theocratic dictatorship. in any case, equipment needs to come to a decision no matter if to carry directly to the relief of his fundamentalism or settle for the reality of his personal experience.

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