The Wicked Cometh


  • Author: Laura Carlin
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 1295270 Bytes


'We have no need to protect ourselves from the bad sort because WE are the bad sort . . .' 'Beguiling' StylistThe year is 1831. Down murky alleyways, acts of unspeakable wickedness are taking place and London's vulnerable poor are disappearing from the streets. Out of these shadows comes Hester White, a bright young woman who is desperate to escape these slums by any means possible. When a chance encounter thrusts Hester into the beguiling world of the aristocratic Brock family, she leaps at the chance to improve her station in life. But whispers from her past slowly begin to poison her new existence, and lure her into the most sinister of investigations. As she finds herself dragged into the blackest heart of the city, little does she know that so...

Requiem for a Knave


  • Author: Laura Carlin
  • Release Date : 2020-02-06
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 2593308 Bytes


From the author of The Wicked Cometh comes a dark, page-turning tale of passion and romance in the darkest of places. . . 'Carlin can tell a good story' Observer 'A book of great beauty and lyricism' On MagazineAfter the death of his mother, young Alwin of Whittaker leaves the only home he has ever known to seek answers about his unknown father through a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On the journey, Alwin falls in with a band of violent and marauding soldiers and is witness to their terrible crimes. When Alwin later joins up with a group of pilgrims, he must hide his identity . . . but he is not the only one with secrets to keep. Rosamund, a young woman travelling the same path, has much to conceal too. The journey to discoverin...

The Wicked Cometh
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Wicked Cometh


  • Author : Laura Carlin
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473661417


The Wicked Cometh Book Description :

font size="+1"The nail-biting historical mystery with a heady romance at its heart/font size 'Beguiling' Stylist ********* Hester White once had a comfortable home and a loving family, but after the untimely death of her parents, her life was turned upside down, leading her to live with her aunt and uncle in the slums of London. As the years turn, people begin to disappear from these murky streets in mysterious circumstances . . . with nobody to investigate their absences. When a life-threatening accident crosses Hester's path with Calder Brock's, it appears Hester's fortune has changed. Handsome, charming and wealthy, Calder is quick to invite her into his home, introducing Hester to his mysterious sister Rebecca, who takes Hester under her wing. In...

Requiem for a Knave

Requiem for a Knave


  • Author : Laura Carlin
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Release Date : 2020-02-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473661455


Requiem for a Knave Book Description :

font size="+1"From the author of The Wicked Cometh comes a dark, page-turning tale of passion and romance in the darkest of places. . ./font size font size="+1"'Carlin can tell a good story' Observer/font size 'A book of great beauty and lyricism' On Magazine After the death of his mother, young Alwin of Whittaker leaves the only home he has ever known to seek answers about his unknown father through a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On the journey, Alwin falls in with a band of violent and marauding soldiers and is witness to their terrible crimes. When Alwin later joins up with a group of pilgrims, he must hide his identity . . . but he is not the only one with secrets to keep. Rosamund, a young woman travelling the same path, h...

Something Wicked This Way Comes
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Something Wicked This Way Comes


  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501167713


Something Wicked This Way Comes Book Description :

Two boys' lives are changed forever when a sinister travelling carnival stops at their Illinois town....

Here Comes Trouble

Here Comes Trouble


  • Author : Simon Wroe
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Release Date : 2018-02-08
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1474604978


Here Comes Trouble Book Description :

Welcome to Kyrzbekistan, winner of Most Corrupt Country 2011 and 2012. A place where anyone can be happy - as long they aren't poor, ill, foreign, a pedestrian, or in any way interested in the truth. A country that takes fake news and false promises to new levels. Expelled from school, Ellis Dau has been forced to help his father out at the Chronicle, the last bastion of free speech in this strange world. But when the country's power supply fails and dark voices threaten the Chronicle's future, Ellis finds himself in an unlikely fight for freedom. 'I loved this rollercoaster of a ride into a corrupt, fictitious country that feels only too hideously real' Deborah Moggach, author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel...

The Butcher s Hook

The Butcher s Hook


  • Author : Janet Ellis
  • Publisher : House of Anansi
  • Release Date : 2016-03-05
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781487001001


The Butcher s Hook Book Description :

Anne Jaccob is coming of age in late eighteenth-century London, the daughter of a wealthy merchant. When she is taken advantage of by her tutor — a great friend of her father’s — and is set up to marry a squeamish snob named Simeon Onions, she begins to realize just how powerless she is in Victorian society. Anne is watchful, cunning, and bored. Her saviour appears in the form of Fub, the butcher’s boy. Their romance is both a great spur and an excitement. Anne knows she is doomed to a loveless marriage to Onions and she is determined to escape with Fub and be his mistress. But will Fub ultimately be her salvation or damnation? And how far will she go to get what she wants? Dark and sweeping, The Butcher’s Hook is a richly textured debut fe...

Dealing with the Stones of the Wicked

Dealing with the Stones of the Wicked


  • Author : Dr. D. K. Olukoya
  • Publisher : Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries
  • Release Date : 2014-06-26
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789788424970


Dealing with the Stones of the Wicked Book Description :

The only place on earth that light shines is the church of God. The Bible says, "Ye are the light of the world." What is done at the dark places of the earth are wickedness and cruelty. It is from the dark places that wicked stones are thrown at the sons of men. In those places, there are no friends, they are only enemies. Get informed and be wiser!...

Nave s Topical Bible

Nave s Topical Bible


  • Author : Orville James Nave
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1897
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015011384255


Nave s Topical Bible Book Description :

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