An all-new series based on the hit Ubisoft(R) video game franchise Assassin's Creed. Part historical fiction, part tie-in, this novel creates an all-new narrative fans of the video games will love.
"the next book please.."
In this extraordinary adventure story, Billy Bartram, his father, and a secret society of philosophers and scientists venture into the American wilderness in search of the lost people of the Welsh prince Madoc. Traveling in a flying airship, the members of the expedition and Billy face hazards greater than he can ever imagine as, together with his father, he gets caught up in the fight for the biggest prize of all: America.
"Better in a faster speed."
The real monsters are men. London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory, with nowhere to go, does not know what to make of her new position as a maid to the Elephant Man in London Hospital. Evelyn wanted to be locked away from the world like he is, shut away from the filth and dangers of the streets. But in Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man, she finds a gentle kindred who does not recoil from her and who understands her pain.
"An Outstanding Heroine and Deeply Humane Story"
A team of unlikely friends - an orphaned street musician, a hard-working girl from the tenements, and a talented clockmaker's apprentice - discover that together they can overcome even the darkest of fears.
Solveig, a princess, is trapped in a hidden fortress with her siblings. As they wait for the winter and the unending ice to break, acts of treachery soon make it clear that a traitor lurks in their midst. Can Solveig, her siblings, and her best friend Mark survive the long winter months and expose the traitor before he (or she) succeeds in destroying the king, his empire, and his children?
"Decent historical fantasy but slow at times."
After Ben Warner is recruited to join a "science camp" led by the eccentric quantum physicist Dr. Madeleine Hughes, he quickly realizes it's no regular science camp. Along with his new friend, Peter, Ben discovers the secret, powerful art of Actuation--the ability to change reality by simply imagining it differently. When a mysterious group of men invade Dr. Hughes's laboratory, abducting her and stealing her precious equipment, Ben and Peter are suddenly caught up in a turf war between dangerous actuators desperate for Dr. Hughes's innovative technology.