The Dark Days Club

The Dark Days Club PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101592028
Size: 47.82 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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"Captivates with a mix of history and fantasy. [An] immersive, action-packed narrative.” —USA Today's Happy Ever After From the New York Times bestselling author of Eon and Eona; a Regency adventure series starring a stylish and intrepid Buffy-esque demon-hunter London, April 1812. On the eve of eighteen-year-old Lady Helen Wrexhall's presentation to the queen, one of her family's housemaids disappears-and Helen is drawn into the shadows of Regency London. There, she meets Lord Carlston, one of the few who can stop the perpetrators: a cabal of demons infiltrating every level of society. Dare she ask for his help, when his reputation is almost as black as his lingering eyes? And will her intelligence and headstrong curiosity wind up leading them into a death trap? * Includes a bonus Dark Days Club novella! *

Lusus Naturae

Lusus Naturae PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781406381849
Size: 23.34 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Conspiracies
Languages : en
Pages :
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Combining Jane Austen's high society and Cassandra Clare's supernatural underworld, Alison Goodman's Lady Helen trilogy will delight fans of historical fiction and fantasy. Now readers can enjoy an exclusive insight into Lord Carlston's world and his initial perceptions of much-loved heroine Lady Helen in this novella. London, April 1812. Lord Carlston, a man of dubious reputation and infuriating manners, has recently returned from the Continent. He is in London to assess whether Lady Helen Wrexhall has inherited her mother's Reclaimer abilities, which would mark her as a protector of society. These abilities would also take Lady Helen from the glittering ballrooms and bright lights of her first Season into a world of demonic creatures and deadly power. Not the usual aspirations for a young lady in Regency society...Perfect for longstanding fans and readers new to the series, the novella also includes a chapter from The Dark Days Club, so you can experience the same scene from Lady Helen's point of view.

Eona Das Letzte Drachenauge

EONA   Das letzte Drachenauge PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3641128161
Size: 42.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 608
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Die Macht eines Drachen, die Seele eines Mädchens, das Herz eines Helden Auf der Flucht vor Lord Sethon, der den Kaiser ermordet hat und nun den Thron für sich beansprucht, ist Eona entschlossen, den Anspruch des rechtmäßigen Erben Prinz Kygo durchzusetzen. Doch sie kann ihre magischen Kräfte nicht voll einsetzen: Der Schmerz der Himmelsdrachen ist so groß, dass Eona ihre Energie nicht mehr kontrollieren kann. Nur einer kann jetzt noch helfen: ausgerechnet der grausame Lord Ido, verantwortlich für den Tod der anderen Drachenaugen ... In dem dramatischen Wettlauf gegen Sethons Armee sieht sich Eona zudem vor eine verhängnisvolle Entscheidung gestellt, denn sowohl Kygo als auch Ido begehren sie – oder geht es nur um ihre magischen Fähigkeiten? Letztlich ist Eona gezwungen, einer erschreckenden Wahrheit ins Auge zu sehen ...

Lady Helen And The Dark Days Club Lady Helen Book 1

Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club  Lady Helen  Book 1  PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1743097948
Size: 12.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 448
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'A MESMERIZING MARRIAGE BETWEEN REGENCY ROMANCE AND URBAN FANTASY ... I DEVOURED THIS SERIES' -- Sabaa Tahir, author of the bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series London, April 1812. Lady Helen Wrexhall is about to make her debut at the court of Queen Charlotte and officially step into Regency society and the business of marriage. But Helen is about to discover that beyond the glittering ballrooms of Mayfair is a shadowy world of strange powers, missing housemaids and demonic conspiracies. Standing between those two worlds is Lord Carlston, a man of ruined reputation and curt manners. He believes Helen has a destiny beyond the ballroom; a sacred and secret duty. Helen is not so sure, especially when she realises that nothing around her is quite as it seems, including the mysterious Lord Carlston. Set against a backdrop of whispered secrets in St James's Palace, soirees with Lord Byron and morning calls from Beau Brummell, Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club is a delightfully dangerous adventure of self-discovery and the dark choices that must be made ... whatever the cost. A tantalising trilogy set in Regency London from the award-winning author of Eon and Eona. PRAISE FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES 'I LOVED this book! It's a page-turner from start to finish' -- Amazon review 'A delicious collision of Regency romance and dark fantasy' -- Publishers Weekly starred review 'A mesmerizing marriage between Regency romance and urban fantasy that is both impeccably researched and wonderfully paced. I devoured this series' -- Sabaa Tahir, author of the bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series 'Brilliant! Enthralling mix of history and fancy -- it's Downton Abbey meets Buffy!' -- Amazon review 'Amazing research, really fun characters and such an original idea' -- Goodreads review AWARDS FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club (Book 1) Notable Book -- 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact (Book 2) Winner -- 2016 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel Lady Helen and the Dark Days Deceit (Book 3) Shortlisted -- 2018 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel AWARDS FOR EON Winner -- 2008 Aurealis Awards, Best Fantasy Novel Honour Book -- 2008 James Tiptree Award (UK) Notable Book -- 2009 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlisted -- 2009 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, 2008 Western Australian Premier's Literary Awards

Galaxy Blues

Galaxy blues PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783473581818
Size: 71.60 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Aliens
Languages : en
Pages : 312
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Lady Helen 2 The Dark Days Pact

Lady Helen 2  The Dark Days Pact PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781406358971
Size: 71.67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Brighton (England)
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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Stra E Der Schatten

Stra  e der Schatten PDF
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Piper Schicksalsvoll
ISBN: 3492986943
Size: 48.61 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 448
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Ein rätselhafter Tod und eine Suche in den dunkelsten Stunden in den Straßen von New York - ein spannender historischer Kriminalroman aus der Feder von Bestseller-Autorin Jennifer Donnelly 1890, New York City. Für Josephine Montfort, die aus einer wohlhabenden New Yorker Handelsfamilie stammt, scheint das Leben vorgezeichnet: Nach der Schule eine arrangierte Ehe, Kinder und ein ruhiges, häusliches Leben. Aber Josephine hat andere Pläne: Sie möchte als Journalistin auf das Leben der weniger Privilegierten aufmerksam machen. Doch eine Familientragödie reißt sie jäh aus ihren Träumen – ihr Vater stirbt zu Hause durch seine eigene Waffe. Josephine glaubt nicht an einen Unfall und der attraktive Journalist Eddie Gallagher bestärkt sie in ihrem Verdacht. Zu zweit beginnen sie eine Spurensuche, die sie in die zwielichtigsten und gefährlichsten New Yorker Viertel führt – und setzen dabei ihr eigenes Leben aufs Spiel ...

The Dark Days Deceit

The Dark Days Deceit PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0735263736
Size: 13.33 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 304
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The thrilling, genre-bending conclusion to Lady Helen's demon-hunting adventures, set in the glittering Regency world. Lady Helen has retreated to a country estate outside Bath to prepare for her wedding to the Duke of Selburn, yet she knows she has unfinished business to complete. She and the dangerously charismatic Lord Carlston have learned they are a dyad, bonded in blood, and only they are strong enough to defeat the Grand Deceiver, who threatens to throw mankind into chaos. But the heinous death-soaked Ligatus Helen has absorbed is tearing a rift in her mind. Its power, if unleashed, will annihilate both Helen and Carlston unless they can find a way to harness its ghastly force and defeat their enemy. In the final book of the trilogy that began with The Dark Days Club and continued with The Dark Days Pact, the intrepid Lady Helen's story hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of action, heartbreak and betrayal.

Die Vernunftehe

Die Vernunftehe PDF
Author: Georgette Heyer
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 373257329X
Size: 17.96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 319
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England, 1776. Lord Rule glaubt nicht an die Liebe. Der reiche Lebemann möchte lieber eine moderne Vernunftehe führen. Seine Wahl fällt auf Elizabeth, eine der drei Winwood-Schwestern, deren Familie sehr angesehen, aber verarmt ist. Obwohl die Winwoods das Geld bitter nötig haben, spielt die auserwählte Elizabeth das Spiel nicht mit, denn sie hat sich längst in einen mittellosen Leutnant verliebt. Um das Liebesglück der Schwester zu retten, schlägt die jüngste Schwester Horatia dem Lord ein Geschäft vor: Er kann sie heiraten - dafür verspricht sie ihm, sich nicht in seine Angelegenheiten einzumischen. Aber so einfach kann die Vernunft nicht über die Liebe siegen ... "Die Vernunftehe" (im Original: "The Convenient Marriage") ist eine amüsante Ehekomödie der Regency-Expertin Georgette Heyer. Jetzt als eBook bei beHEARTBEAT. Herzklopfen garantiert. "Georgette Heyer besitzt die Gabe, historische Romanzen zu schreiben, leicht wie ein Soufflé, glitzernd wie ein Diamant und heiter wie der sprichwörtliche Maimorgen." The Bookman

Lady Helen And The Dark Days Pact Lady Helen Book 2

Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact  Lady Helen  Book 2  PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1743097956
Size: 43.66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 464
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'A MESMERIZING MARRIAGE BETWEEN REGENCY ROMANCE AND URBAN FANTASY ... I DEVOURED THIS SERIES' -- Sabaa Tahir, author of the bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series Brighton, July 1812. After the scandalous events at her presentation ball in London, Lady Helen is banished from her family and has taken refuge at the fashionable seaside resort of Brighton. There she is training as a Reclaimer with the covert Dark Days Club and must learn to fight the dangerous energy-wielding Deceivers. As she struggles to put aside her genteel upbringing, Helen realises that her mentor, Lord Carlston, is fighting his own inner battle. Has the foul Deceiver energy poisoned his soul, or is something else driving him towards violent bouts of madness? Either way, Helen is desperate to help the man with whom she shares a deep but forbidden connection. When Mr Pike, the bureaucratic heart of the Dark Days Club, arrives in Brighton, no one is prepared for the ordinary evil he brings in his wake. He has a grudge against Lord Carlston and a secret mission for Helen. She has no choice but to do as he orders, knowing that the dangerous task will betray everyone around her -- and possibly bring about Lord Carlston's annihilation. This second novel in the thrilling Lady Helen series won the Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Novel! PRAISE FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES 'A delicious collision of Regency romance and dark fantasy' -- Publishers Weekly starred review 'This glorious sequel has it all for fans of fantasy and historical fiction -- paranormal clashes, political intrigue, smouldering romance, a handsomely headstrong heroine, and bejewelled historical detail. The writing fizzes with passion and panache throughout, much like Lady Helen herself' -- LoveReading 'The thrilling sequel to Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club -- 5 Stars!!' -- Amazon review AWARDS FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club (Book 1) Notable Book -- 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact (Book 2) Winner -- 2016 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel Lady Helen and the Dark Days Deceit (Book 3) Shortlisted -- 2018 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel AWARDS FOR EON Winner -- 2008 Aurealis Awards, Best Fantasy Novel Honour Book -- 2008 James Tiptree Award (UK) Notable Book -- 2009 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlisted -- 2009 NSW Premier's Literary Awards, 2009 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, 2008 Western Australian Premier's Literary Awards

Lady Helen And The Dark Days Deceit Lady Helen Book 3

Lady Helen and the Dark Days Deceit  Lady Helen  Book 3  PDF
Author: Alison Goodman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 1743097964
Size: 65.95 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 496
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'A MESMERIZING MARRIAGE BETWEEN REGENCY ROMANCE AND URBAN FANTASY ... I DEVOURED THIS SERIES' -- Sabaa Tahir, author of the bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series Bath, December 1812. After the shocking events in London and Brighton, Lady Helen and Lord Carlston are now the newly forged Grand Reclaimer, a dyad of power bonded through blood and death. They cannot, however, yet control this terrifying new force between them. They and their Dark Days cohort have taken up residence in Bath, looking for the Deceiver who can give them the key to wielding their power and help them find their nemesis: the Grand Deceiver. Helen and Carlston are not only struggling to control their new dyad power. They must also contain their illicit feelings for one another as Helen prepares to marry the devoted Duke of Selburn. The wedding, to be attended by the Queen, is fast approaching and Helen must juggle her imminent life as Duchess with the dangerous and unseemly duties of a Grand Reclaimer. When an old enemy arrives in Bath bringing death and deceit, the final confrontation between Grand Reclaimer and Grand Deceiver is set into terrifying motion. Can Helen and Carlston finally unleash the power and love between them to save mankind from annihilation? Set against a background of glittering Regency society, this thrilling finale to the Lady Helen trilogy hurtles to a shocking conclusion full of passion, betrayal and heartbreak. PRAISE FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES 'A delicious collision of regency romance and dark fantasy' -- Publishers Weekly starred review 'A mesmerizing marriage between Regency romance and urban fantasy that is both impeccably researched and wonderfully paced. I devoured this series' -- Sabaa Tahir, author of the bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series 'This glorious sequel has it all for fans of fantasy and historical fiction -- paranormal clashes, political intrigue, smouldering romance, a handsomely headstrong heroine, and bejewelled historical detail. The writing fizzes with passion and panache throughout, much like Lady Helen herself' -- LoveReading 'The thrilling sequel to Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club -- 5 Stars!!' -- Amazon review AWARDS FOR THE LADY HELEN SERIES Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club (Book 1) Notable Book -- 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia Awards Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact (Book 2) Winner -- 2016 Aurealis Awards, Best Young Adult Novel

J Gerin Der Nacht Dayhunter

J  gerin der Nacht   Dayhunter PDF
Author: Jocelynn Drake
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3802588975
Size: 52.77 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 448
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Mit ihrer Fähigkeit, das Feuer zu beherrschen, ist Mira die letzte Hoffnung für die Welt. Gemeinsam mit ihrem Verbündeten, dem Vampirjäger Danaus, reist sie nach Venedig, wo die Herrscher der Vampire ihren Sitz haben. Doch der Friede in der uralten Stadt ist trügerisch. Nachdem die Naturi jahrhundertelang von der Erde verbannt waren, bereiten sie sich nun erneut darauf vor, die Herrschaft zu übernehmen. Die große Schlacht, die schon immer Miras Schicksal war, scheint unmittelbar bevorzustehen. Da trifft sie eine weitere schockierende Enthüllung: Danaus, der Einzige, dem sie noch vertrauen kann, ist in Wahrheit nicht der, der er zu sein scheint...

Der Club

Der Club PDF
Author: Takis Würger
Publisher: Kein & Aber AG
ISBN: 3036993479
Size: 43.41 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 240
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Hans Stichler stammt aus einfachen Verhältnissen. Als ihm seine einzige Verwandte ein Stipendium für die Universität in Cambridge vermittelt und er als Gegenleistung dort ein Verbrechen aufklären soll, weiß er noch nicht, worauf er sich einlässt. Er schafft es, Mitglied im elitären Pitt Club zu werden, und verliebt sich in Charlotte, die ihn in die Bräuche der Snobs einweiht. Schon bald muss er feststellen: Vor der Kulisse alter Chesterfield-Sessel, kristallener Kronleuchter, Intarsienmöbel und Tiertrophäen ereignen sich Dinge, über die keiner spricht. Und auch Charlotte scheint etwas zu verbergen. Hinter den schweren Türen des legendären Pitt Clubs wird Hans vor die Wahl gestellt, ob er das Falsche tun soll, um das Richtige zu erreichen.

Es Muss Ja Nicht Perfekt Sein

Es muss ja nicht perfekt sein PDF
Author: Krystal Sutherland
Publisher: cbj Verlag
ISBN: 3641198771
Size: 41.53 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Young Adult Fiction
Languages : de
Pages : 400
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50 irre Sonntage, viele Ängste und eine große Liebe Esthers Familie ist ungewöhnlich. Das ist das Mindeste, was man sagen kann. Ihr Vater wagt sich nicht mehr aus dem Keller, der Bruder kann nur bei Licht schlafen und die Mutter hat panische Angst vor allem, was Unglück bringen könnte. Was Esthers größte Angst ist, weiß sie nicht. Aber vorsichtshalber notiert sie alles, was infrage kommen könnte, in einer Liste. Und die gerät ausgerechnet in die Hände von Jonah Smallwood – ihrem Schwarm aus der Grundschule. Doch statt sie auszulachen, hilft Jonah ihr, sich ihren Ängsten zu stellen. Gemeinsam arbeiten sie die Liste ab und kommen sich immer näher. Bis Esther erfährt, was Jonah getan hat.