Score: 5
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The Castle of Kings


  • Author: Oliver Pötzsch
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 9095444 Bytes


“Pötzsch paints picturesque landscapes, whether it’s damp, dark castles, the stink of a medieval tannery, or whirlpool-plagued Rhine River rapids . . . Combine Princess Bride with Germanic history circa 1500, add a dash of Lord of the Rings, and there’s a week of good fun.” — Kirkus Reviews   In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth-century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors. There is only one suitor she is interested in: Mathis, a childhood friend whom she can never marry due to his low birth sta...

Score: 4.5
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Doctor Sleep


  • Author: Stephen King
  • Release Date : 2013-09-24
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 13609996 Bytes


Now a major motion picture starring Ewan McGregor!From master storyteller Stephen King, his unforgettable and terrifying sequel to The Shining—an instant #1 New York Times bestseller that is “[a] vivid frightscape” (The New York Times). Years ago, the haunting of the Overlook Hotel nearly broke young Dan Torrance’s sanity, as his paranormal gift known as “the shining” opened a door straight into hell. And even though Dan is all grown up, the ghosts of the Overlook—and his father’s legacy of alcoholism and violence—kept him drifting aimlessly for most of his life. Now, Dan has finally found some order in the chaos by working in a local hospice, earning the nickname “Doctor Sleep” by secretly using his special abilities to comfort...

The Castle of Kings
Score: 3
From 2 Ratings

The Castle of Kings


  • Author : Oliver Pötzsch
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544317888


The Castle of Kings Book Description :

“Pötzsch paints picturesque landscapes, whether it’s damp, dark castles, the stink of a medieval tannery, or whirlpool-plagued Rhine River rapids . . . Combine Princess Bride with Germanic history circa 1500, add a dash of Lord of the Rings, and there’s a week of good fun.” — Kirkus Reviews In 1524, in what is now Germany, hundreds of thousands of peasants revolted against the harsh treatment of their aristocratic overlords. Agnes is the daughter of one of these overlords, but she is not a typical sixteenth-century girl, refusing to wear dresses and spending more time with her pet falcon than potential suitors. There is only one suitor she is interested in: Mathis, a childhood friend whom she can never marry due to his low birth status. In...

Kings of the Castle
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Kings of the Castle


  • Author : Victoria Turnbull
  • Publisher : Templar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781783706983


Kings of the Castle Book Description :

George didn't want to waste the night moonbathing. He wanted to build a sandcastle that would turn any monster green eyed with envy. But when George meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn. A starlight story of adventure and imagination from the creator of The Sea Tiger....

Mr  King   s Castle

Mr King s Castle


  • Author : Genevieve Cote
  • Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771382496


Mr King s Castle Book Description :

Mr. King wants to build himself a BIG castle. So he uses the closest available material to make the blocks he needs — the land around his house that just happens to be home to his forest friends. When Mr. Kingês friends make him see what heês done, he realizes heês made a BIG mistake. Can he be king of his castle and a good friend, too? Young readers will delight in this second adventure of the shortsighted but well-meaning Mr. King....

Samuel Deksis and the Castle of the Kings

Samuel Deksis and the Castle of the Kings


  • Author : James Roberts
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780956155009


Samuel Deksis and the Castle of the Kings Book Description :

Enter a world where newspapers speak, using magic carpets is a way of life and the deceased have power over the future. Learn about the dangerous magical sport of Levish, how curses really work and what an Igni is. The story follows the life of an orphaned boy (Samuel Deksis) who discovers he is next in line to the throne of a magnificent mystical city in another world. If you enjoy reading about magical worlds parallel to our own world then this is the book for you The story is dark and thrilling, set within a humorous and exciting world which is a delight to read about. It was written over a period of eight years and is set to become a classic fantasy tale for older children and adults alike. Get your hands on a copy by placing your order today...

Kings In Grass Castles

Kings In Grass Castles


  • Author : Mary Durack
  • Publisher : Random House Australia
  • Release Date : 2014-11-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781742749976


Kings In Grass Castles Book Description :

'... far better than any novel; an incomparable record of a greart family and of a series of great actions.' The Bulletin When Patrick Durack left Western Ireland for Australia in 1853, he was to found a pioneering dynasty and build a cattle empire across the great stretches of Australia. With a profound sense of family history, his grand-daughter, Mary Durack, reconstructed the Durack saga - a story of intrepid men and ground-breaking adventure. This sweeping tale of Australia and Australians remains a classic nearly fifty years on....

Castles  Customs  and Kings

Castles Customs and Kings


  • Author : English Historical Fiction Authors
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2015-07-30
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0996264817


Castles Customs and Kings Book Description :

An anthology of essays from the second year of the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book transports the reader across the centuries from prehistoric to twentieth century Britain. Nearly fifty different authors share the stories, incidents, and insights discovered while doing research for their own historical novels. From medieval law and literature to Tudor queens and courtiers, from Stuart royals and rebels to Regency soldiers and social calls, experience the panorama of Britain's yesteryear. Explore the history behind the fiction, and discover the true tales surrounding Britain's castles, customs, and kings....

Of Castles and Kings

Of Castles and Kings


  • Author : Gry Hala
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017-09-02
  • Genre: Gangsters
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 099841851X


Of Castles and Kings Book Description :

Paulus Dean is a defiant young gangster who struggles to define his power. Shadowed by the woman he love, and the men he fears, he treat life as it was treated him, until a murder of retribution forces the reveal of his heart, where a strange redemption is born....

Kings of the Castle

Kings of the Castle


  • Author : Naleighna Kai
  • Publisher : Kings of the Castle
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 173317821X


Kings of the Castle Book Description :

USA Today and New York Times Bestselling Authors work together to provide you with a world you'll never want to leave. It's time to discover The Castle. Fate made them brothers. Protecting the Castle, each other, and the women they love will make them Kings. When their mentor and founder of The Castle ends up on the business end of an assassination attempt, Grant, Alejandro, Shaz, Mariano, Vikkas, Jai, Daron, Kaleb, and Dwayne are snatched from their daily lives and successful businesses in order to right old wrongs and track down the men responsible for the attempt on his life. However, The Castle, which was built on humanitarian purposes and has amassed a substantial amount of wealth, is now overrun with dirty politicians, the Russian mafia, Americ...