It was the autumn of 1628, and the Batavia, the Dutch East India Company's flagship, was loaded with a king's ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java. The Batavia was the pride of the company's fleet, a tangible symbol of the world's richest and most powerful commercial monopoly. She set sail with great fanfare, but the Batavia and her gold would never reach Java.
A romp through historical 18th century England and France during the formative years of Sydney Carton, adult hero of the Dickens' classic, A Tale of Two Cities. How did this brilliant, compassionate man become a dissolute drunk, willing to die for love?
The Lean Fast Diet is a diet audiobook like no other. Inspiring, educational, a lifestyle you can enjoy, stick to, and lose weight at the same time. This is the exact same system I used to get to nine percent body fat, and the exact same system I use with many of my online nutrition coaching clients from all over the world. Getting lean for life is easy, enjoyable and sustainable. Enjoy nutritious, healthy food, enjoy a treat or two, and get the body you have dreamed of.
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How do you pick the right dog for you, how do you prepare your home to welcome your new best pal, how do you start to train them? It's exciting to have your first dog - though daunting at the same time. I've been where you are now, so based on my experience when I got my first dog, I have written this audiobook to help other first time dog owners or those thinking of getting in to ownership for the first time. I hope you find it helpful and informative.
While this book explores world history from the big bang to the present day, it principally covers key people, events, and empires since the dawn of the first civilizations in and around 3500 BC. Epic in scope but refreshingly concise, A Short History of the World is an excellent place to start to bring your historical knowledge up to scratch.
Looking for answers to your questions about paleo living? Look no further! This paleo encyclopedia makes it easy to learn how to achieve better health by reducing the impact of foods and practices that didn't exist before the dawn of agriculture. Written in jargon-free language, Paleo from A to Z lists over 500 alphabetized topics and incorporates a simple cross-referencing system that links related subjects together, so you can find the answers to your questions quickly and easily.
"Thrive as nature intended!"
In this short audiobook, a retired detective reopens this cold case and attempts to piece together the evidence and answer the great mystery about what really happened to the young Princes. Were they really murdered? If so, what happened to the bodies and who did the evil deed? Or were they left unharmed and left to live out their days in peace? Was a challenging offered up in place of Richard, Duke of York by Elizabeth Woodville and was that why Henry VII was so concerned by Perkin Warbeck?
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A young man named Ghile is preparing for Rite of Attrition, used by the dwarves to seek out potential vessels for their insane god's return. Meanwhile, Almoriz the Sorcerer and his apprentice Riff arrive in Ghile's village for one of their annual visits, beginning a series of events that will change Ghile's life forever. He is marked as the Stonechosen, and wields powers of the gods themselves. The time of the Stonechosen has come.
"Just Good Fantasy"
In The Little Book of Stupidity, Sia Mohajer draws on extensive research and makes surprising connections among 10 of life's most pervasive cognitive biases. It is a story about how stupid we can all be and also how we can become more compassionate as a result.
It is fall,1906, near Avignon in the south of France. Renowned archaeologist Claude-Henri Fillon has just made a startling and disturbing discovery - a Roman artifact that could undermine Christianity itself. Fillon summons his friend and former student, Gerard de Montclaire, France's greatest detective, to advise him and to safeguard the discovery but too late. The artifact has been stolen, one of Fillon's assistants is missing, and another student is dead.
If you are feeling like no matter how hard you work, you are running just to stand still - then this audiobook is for you. You need: The Silence, a place YOU can access where solutions are tailor made for you.
Set in nineteenth-century England, this is a touching story of how one small child exposed to leprosy changes the hearts and lives of a community. This gift novella will touch readers with the enormity of Christ's love for each of us, just as we are.
The year is 1903, and there's a murder at Le Chat Noir, a cabaret in Montmartre. No ordinary murder. Above Marie Collot's lifeless body stands no ordinary man - Edward VII, King of England. Called in as the French Republic's official investigator, Gerard de Montclaire navigates a complex web of greed, hatred, jealousy, and intrigue to find a ruthless master spy, who will stop at nothing to prevent an historic treaty between England and France.
A mutilated body was found one night, hanging from the Austerlitz Bridge in Paris. Gerard de Montclaire, France's most acclaimed detective, must find the killer.The murderer may have committed other, similar crimes. There is growing alarm in official circles, hinted at in the tabloid press, that a "Ripper" is loose in Paris.
Michael Sage is alone. He's been alone for a long time. But that is the way he wants it; that is why he chose the job. Living on a secluded moon in a remote sector of the galaxy at the behest of a huge corporation is a quiet existence for Michael. But when an unexpected visitor arrives with shocking news, his world is thrown into turmoil.
Of Letters and a Man: A is the first canto of a projected 26-canto epic. It begins with the appearance of the Poet/Anti-Poet, who invokes Cadmus the Phoenician, father of letters and literature, and announces his intention to narrate the life of a man he calls the Hero/Zero. Following this prologue, the Hero/Zero, who also identifies with Cadmus, declares that he will narrate his own life in a work he calls I Am the Book I Write.