Download The Cracked Slipper by Stephanie Alexander PDF

By Stephanie Alexander

Whilst Eleanor Brice without notice wins the guts of Gregory Desmarais, Crown Prince of Cartheigh, she's definite she's chanced on her happily-ever-after. regrettably, Prince fascinating has a unfastened grip on his mood, a looser grip on his marriage vows, and a decent grip at the bottle. 8 years of mistreatment, isolation and clandestine ebook studying infrequently organize Eleanor for all times at Eclatant Palace, the place ladies are obvious, now not heard. in response to Eleanor’s eavesdropping parrot, not anyone at courtroom appreciates her unladylike tendency to voice her opinion. To make subject worse, her royal fiancé spends his final evening of bachelorhood on a drunken whoring spree. ahead of the ink dries on her marriage proclamation Eleanor realizes that she loves her husband's ally, former soldier Dorian Finley. Eleanor can’t face up to Dorian’s honesty, or his strange admiration for her intelligence, and shortly either are stuck in a perilous obsession. She drowns her confusion in charitable endeavors, however the people’s love can’t defend her from her emotions. whilst a paranormal crime endangers the bond among unicorns, dragons, and the royal kinfolk, a falsely accused Eleanor needs to transparent her personal identify to avoid wasting her existence. the line towards vindication will strength a call among hard-won protection and an most unlikely love. The Cracked Slipper is a ebook membership pleasant fairytale retelling within the vein of Gregory Maguire, with a splash of romance. Set in a pseudo-renaissance, corset-and-petticoats enchanted state, The Cracked Slipper brings a mystical twist to women’s fiction.

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Download The Sleeping Beauty Trilogy (The Claiming of Sleeping by A. N. Roquelaure PDF

By A. N. Roquelaure

In 1983, Anne Rice, writing as A.N. Roquelaure, all started the 1st installment of the trilogy that's now thought of a forerunner of erotic literature. This trilogy, containing the books The Claiming of napping Beauty, Beauty's Punishment, and Beauty's Release is a testomony to Anne Rice's impossible to resist expertise. Now in a repackaged version, Rice's charged eroticism and magical type is again, connecting previous and new readers alike.

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Download The Chocolate Tree: A Mayan Folktale (On My Own Folklore) by Linda Lowery PDF

By Linda Lowery

Ever ask yourself the place chocolate got here from? we have now the Mayan king Kukulk n to thank. Kukulk n is greater than a king he's additionally a god. at some point he brings his humans an awesome reward: a chocolate tree! yet there's only one challenge. Kukulk n's brother, evening Jaguar, does not wish average humans to have chocolate. He thinks basically gods may still devour the tempting deal with. Will evening Jaguar be triumphant? Or will the Mayans get to maintain their chocolate tree?

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Download Arts and Humanities Through The Eras: Renaissance Europe by Edward Bleiberg PDF

By Edward Bleiberg

This glorious reference set at the humanities and the humanities in background is released by way of Thomson Gale, a credible writer within the reference publication publishing company. they've got introduced jointly numerous students within the fields of the arts and the humanities, every one a consultant of their specific component of this set. each one quantity is set a unique historic period and will stand by itself. This reference set is a compilation of attention-grabbing info on 9 disciplines: structure and layout, dance, model, literature, tune, philosophy, faith, theater, and visible arts during the background of Western civilization, fairly Europe. The 5 volumes of this set are divided in line with the ancient eras of historic Egypt, historic Greece and Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Europe, and the Age of the Baroque and the Enlightenment.

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Download Sword in Hand by Ewart Oakeshott (Эварт Окшотт) PDF

By Ewart Oakeshott (Эварт Окшотт)

Продолжаем выкладывать бессмертные творения пера Эдварта Окшотта.
Данная книга представляет собой компиляцию thirteen статей вышедших в 80-е в основном о мечах, но не только, тут освещены некоторые другие моменты исторического быта, военного дела и самого вооружения. Статьи впоследствии были собраны, переработаны, и возникло вот это издание. В этой книге встречаются многие моменты не попавшие в другие издания автора. Книга в первую очередь будет интересна историкам археологам, но не только, просто любители найдет для себя в ней много интересных моментов.

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Download Queen Zixi of Ix by L. Frank Baum PDF

By L. Frank Baum

Lyman Frank Baum (1856-1919) used to be an American writer, actor, and self sufficient filmmaker top often called the writer, in addition to illustrator W. W. Denslow, of 1 of the most well-liked books ever written in American kid's literature, the fantastic Wizard of oz. (1900), higher recognized this present day as easily The Wizard of ounces. He wrote 13 sequels, 9 different myth novels, and a plethora of different works, and made quite a few makes an attempt to deliver his works to the level and reveal. among his different well-known works are mom Goose in Prose (1897), American Fairy stories (1901), The grasp Key: an electric Fairy story (1901), The existence and Adventures of Santa Claus (1902), The stunning Adventures of the paranormal Monarch of Mo and His humans (1902), The Enchanted Island of Yew (1903), Sky Island (1912) and Mary Louise (1916).

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Download The Blue Fairy Book (Coloured Fairy Books, Book 1) by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang PDF

By Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang

The Blue Fairy e-book used to be the 1st quantity within the sequence and so it includes the superior identified stories, taken from quite a few assets: not just from Grimm, yet interesting adventures via Charles Perrault and Madame D'Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights, and different tales from renowned traditions. right here in a single beautiful paperbound quantity - with enlarged print - are drowsing attractiveness, Rumpelstiltzkin, good looks and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Puss in Boots, Trusty John, Jack and the Giantkiller, Goldilocks, and plenty of different favorites that experience turn into an essential a part of our tradition heritage.

All in all, this assortment comprises 37 tales, all prepared within the transparent, energetic prose for which Lang used to be recognized. not just are Lang's quite often conceded to be the easiest English types of ordinary tales, his collections are the richest and widest in diversity. His place as one in all England's most excellent folklorists in addition to his nice literary skills makes his assortment necessary within the English language.

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Download Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre by Jack Zipes PDF

By Jack Zipes

The fairy story should be essentially the most very important cultural and social impacts on children's lives. yet until eventually Fairy stories and the paintings of Subversion little cognizance were paid to the ways that the writers and creditors of stories used conventional kinds and genres as a way to form children's lives -- their habit, values, and courting to society. As Jack Zipes convincingly indicates, fairy stories have continuously been a robust discourse, able to getting used to form or destabilize attitudes and behaviour inside of culture.

For this re-creation, the writer has revised the paintings all through and extra a brand new creation bringing this vintage identify brand new.

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