Biographical
epub |eng | 2004-02-29 | Author:James Fenimore Cooper [Cooper, James Fenimore]

Chapter XVII. "Sit still, and hear the last of our sea sorrow."--Shakspeare The weight of the tempest had been felt at that hapless moment when Earing and his unfortunate companions ...
( Category: Biographical January 21,2016 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2016-01-19 | Author:Brown, Carrie [Brown, Carrie]

William takes another bite of apple. “He is not afraid of much, Mr. Darwin,” he says. Lina stands and picks up their soup bowls. She knows, of course, that some ...
( Category: Biographical January 21,2016 )
epub, mobi |eng | 2011-04-19 | Author:Carol Wallace [Wallace, Carol]

Ten MADAME VAN GOGH may have been surprised to see me on her doorstep, but she expressed only pleasure. The apartment was very appealing, bright and clean and cheerful, but ...
( Category: Biographical January 20,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-02 | Author:Michelle Moran [Moran, Michelle]

W hen the news came a week later that the rani was in labor, Sundari took me aside and asked what had happened between us. “Why hasn’t the rani asked ...
( Category: Biographical December 14,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-01 | Author:C. W. Gortner

A FEW WEEKS AFTER ANDRÉ LEFT and before I embarked on my trip to Grasse in the summer of 1922, I left my atelier early and made my way to ...
( Category: Cultural Heritage December 14,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-03-03 | Author:Mary Doria Russell [Russell, Mary Doria]

FROM THE START, the posse had traveled light. Bedrolls on the ground. Whatever they could carry in their saddlebags. Nine days out, they were thirsty, hungry, filthy, sore, and bone-tired ...
( Category: Biographical December 14,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-31 | Author:Alan Gold

THE ROAD SOUTH FROM DUNVEGAN TO DRYNOCH ISLAND OF SKYE JULY 7, 1746 The two ladies walked the length of the island avoiding the roads, preferring to travel through the ...
( Category: Biographical December 5,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2015-11-03 | Author:Renée Rosen

Chapter 22 • • • I hardly slept that night, and the next morning I woke before my alarm to the steady sound of raindrops pelting my bedroom window. It ...
( Category: Biographical December 5,2015 )
epub, mobi |eng | 1999-07-04 | Author:Christian Jacq [JACQ, CHRISTIAN]

A spotless palace was one of Romay’s obsessions. As Ramses’ new chief steward, he was responsible for the king’s personal comfort. The sweepers, floor scrubbers, and other cleaning personnel were ...
( Category: Biographical November 12,2015 )
azw3 |eng | 2014-05-26 | Author:Szilagyi, Steve [Szilagyi, Steve]

Chapter Eighteen How I Photographed the Garden Transforming the cellar of St. Anastansias into a darkroom presented no insurmountable difficulties. As I was still technically a convalescent, Linda directed the ...
( Category: Biographical November 12,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-07-07 | Author:Gavin McCrea

With the bad winds and the lack of cabs, I’ve a parch on me by the time I get to the Marxes, but I’m not offered anything to lift it, ...
( Category: Biographical November 12,2015 )
epub |eng | 2002-11-11 | Author:Rudy Rucker

Nine The Sermon of John the Baptist Antwerp, October 1562 Ortelius sat comfortably in his study, examining a Roman coin in the green-stained afternoon light that slanted through his round-paned ...
( Category: Biographical November 12,2015 )
epub, mobi |eng | 1999-06-23 | Author:Christian Jacq [JACQ, CHRISTIAN]

THIRTY-ONE Uri-Teshoop, Hattusili, Puduhepa, along with the high priests of the Storm God and the Sun Goddess, the head of imperial construction, the inspector of markets, and all the empire’s ...
( Category: Biographical November 12,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-05 | Author:Emily Holleman [Holleman, Emily]

Elder The god-raised stars hung heavy in the sky, and Berenice lay awake. Her husband’s snores killed any chance of sleep. With every grating inhale, an image flickered in her ...
( Category: Biographical November 2,2015 )
mobi, epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Cullen, Lynn [Cullen, Lynn]

18. March 1905 21 Fifth Avenue, New York MRS. LYON COULD UNDERSTAND why Isabel had insisted upon dragging her to the moving picture show the other week. The studio, so ...
( Category: Biographical October 26,2015 )

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