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A Hard Day's Knight

By Simon R. Green
  • ISBN Code: : 1101475234
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
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Welcome to the Nightside. For those foolish enough to seek it out, it’s literal tourist trap, populated by beings, human and otherwise, who have never seen the sun rise. A place where your dreams can come true—as long as your nightmares don’t get you first. My name is John Taylor. I’m a PI with a special talent for finding lost things. I’m also the reluctant owner of a very special—and dangerous—weapon: Excalibur, the legendary sword (which isn’t what you think it is, and never was). Excalibur chose me, and to find out why, I’ll have to consult the last defenders of Camelot, a group of knights who dwell in a place that some find more frightening than the Nightside. London Proper. It’s been years since I’ve been back—and there are good reasons for that…

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Sir Roark will do anything to gain land, even beguile an unwilling lady into marriage. He knows she's much better off with a man to take control of her besieged castle, to say nothing of her desirable person. But it isn't long before he discovers that, although her eyes sparkle like sunlight on sea waves, her stubbornness alone could have defeated Saladin. Lady Alyss is determined to hold her family's castle, protect her people, and preserve her freedom— until her brother's dying wish binds her to a stranger. Still, she'll allow no rugged, over-confident, appealing knight to usurp her authority, even if she must wed him. Especially since he thinks a lady's duties begin and end with directing servants. Alyss has a few surprises for her new all-too-tempting lord. But when a common enemy threatens everything, Roark and Alyss face a startling revelation: Without love, neither land nor freedom matters.

A Templar Knight’s Tale

By Henry Fusco
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 1663231958
  • Total of Pages : 188
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 805
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I love to tell the story of heroic knights, great battles, evil doers, and the Dark Prince of Naples, a complex man who traveled over two continents to find himself. In his travels he was accompanied by his two cousins. Arturo the skillful. A deadly swordsman second only to the Dark Prince. His other cousin is Baldassare the ferocious. The strongest man in Naples. A quiet man, but when aroused, his legendary strength and brute force is savage and terrifying. A good story needs a villain. We have one. A miscreant who is called Greco. What about love you ask? Ravenaire, the love of the Dark Prince and she of him. Oh, and did I mention the Assassins of Syria and their relationship to the Dark Prince? And least I forget, the Knights Templar. Well, my friend, let me introduce myself to you. I am called Brother Tristan du Lyonesse, a Templar knight.

Summer Knight

By Jim Butcher
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101133945
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 418
  • Pdf File: summer-knight.pdf

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In the fourth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring everyone's favorite wizard for hire, Harry Dresden is suckered into the tangled—and dangerous—affairs of Faerie... Ever since his girlfriend left town to deal with her newly acquired taste for blood, Harry Dresden has been down and out in Chicago. He can’t pay his rent. He’s alienating his friends. He can’t even recall the last time he took a shower. The only professional wizard in the phone book has become a desperate man. And just when it seems things can’t get any worse, in saunters the Winter Queen of Faerie. She has an offer Harry can’t refuse if he wants to free himself of the supernatural hold his faerie godmother has over him—and hopefully end his run of bad luck. All he has to do is find out who murdered the Summer Queen’s right-hand man, the Summer Knight, and clear the Winter Queen’s name. It seems simple enough, but Harry knows better than to get caught in the middle of faerie politics. Until he finds out that the fate of the entire world rests on his solving this case. No pressure or anything...

Dishonorable: The Complete Trilogy

By Natasha Knight
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  • Publisher : Natasha Knight
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1046
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 505
  • Pdf File: dishonorable.pdf

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This set contains Dishonorable, Corruptible and Unhinged, the complete stories of the Amado Brothers! Dishonorable Sofia I didn’t know Raphael Amado when he turned up on our doorstep demanding restitution for an old debt. My grandfather knew him well, though, and he quickly conceded. That restitution? Me. Six months later, on my eighteenth birthday, Raphael came to claim me. He stole me from my home, taking me to his Tuscan estate, where from the crumbling chapel to the destroyed vineyard to that dark cellar, the past stalked him like a shadow. Even the walls held secrets here and I’d need to uncover them all to survive. Because taking me was only the beginning of his plan. Raphael Sofia was the sacrifice to pay for her grandfather’s sins. She accused me of being the devil. And she’s right. But the truth was, he betrayed her. And when the time came to promise to love, cherish, and obey she spoke the words that would seal her fate. I do. We have a common enemy, though, my unwilling bride and I. But even the devil protects what’s his. And she’s mine. She just doesn’t yet know how much protecting she needs. Corruptible When I disappeared out of Lina Guardia’s life years ago, it was for her own good. She was too young. Too corruptible. Now our paths cross again. But things are different. She’s got secrets. Dangerous ones. She thinks she can keep me out of her world, but she's in over her head and needs a protector. I just have to remember I can’t be more than that to her. I can’t give in to the temptation. Because in six months, I'll be a priest. And she complicates things. *Author’s Note: Corruptible was originally published with the title Disgraced. Unhinged Eve Two years ago, I made a deal with the devil. That night, I lost everything. That night, I thought he died. But he’s back. Risen, like Lazarus, from the dead. And he thinks I betrayed him. The way he looks at me should terrify me, but I’m drawn to him. I always have been. Even now. Even though I know if I’m not careful, his obsession will destroy us both. Zach I should have died that night two years ago. My mistake cost my men their lives. It should have cost me mine. But I survived. And the day I learned Eve did too, I made it my mission to find her. I sought her out. Found her living her new life. I’ve been inside her house. Eaten her food. I’ve stood beside her bed and watched her sleep. She has so many secrets, and I know one of them. It’s the one where our pasts collide. The one that destroyed me. And it’s the reason I’ve come for her. I never intended to touch her, but I did. And now that I’ve had a taste, I want more. I want her.

A Knight's Kiss

By Lana Williams
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  • Publisher : Lana Williams
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 104
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 875
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Second chances have never been so sweet. Sir Hugh is a knight on a vital mission to halt a murderous plot with no time for distractions. Liza is known far and wide for brewing fine ale but is faced with unbearable choices when both her sister and her livelihood are threatened. Widowed following a brutal marriage, Liza trusts no man, yet the kindness of this strong knight and the passion he awakens in her tempt her to reconsider. Having loved and lost, Hugh has no desire to risk his heart again but needs Liza’s help to fulfill his mission. Together, these two wounded souls must trust themselves and each other to foil a plot against the king and claim their second chance at love.

A Knight on Wheels

By Ian Hay
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  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Book Code : 1776674871
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 117
  • Pdf File: a-knight-on-wheels.pdf

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Young Philip Meldrum lives a somewhat unusual life with his Uncle Joseph, a prominent philanthropist who happens to be highly suspicious of all women and has drilled this mistrust into the mind of his teenage nephew. For the most part, Philip spends his time attending to his uncle's correspondence and indulging his obsession with automobiles. But when he finds himself encountering a girl who doesn't immediately provoke his disgust, Philip begins reconsidering the truth of his uncle's teachings.

Her Knight's Quest

By Alexis Morgan
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101593210
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 228
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They are cursed by the gods, and war is their salvation. Love is their deliverance. For centuries, five legendary warriors have braved battles shoulder to shoulder. But now they must divide and conquer as lone champions against evil. Duncan, a scholar at heart, is drawn to an isolated abbey rumored to hold the answers to countering the terror unleashed by Duke Keirthan. Inside the cloistered walls lies the hidden collection of forbidden lore on dark magic. But the real key to the salvation Duncan seeks—both for the people of Agathia and his soul—is the abbess herself, Lady Lavinia. Hunted by the duke, who seeks to harvest her powers, Lavinia knows Duncan wants to help her. But can she trust the tortured warrior with her secrets? In the end, it is only by joining forces that they can save not only those they are sworn to protect but each other.

MainCastle. The Legend of the White Knight

By A.P. Hernández
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  • Publisher : Babelcube Inc.
  • Book Code : 1071558196
  • Total of Pages : 127
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 210
  • Pdf File: maincastle-the-legend-of-the-white-knight.pdf

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MainCastle, year 1319. "A dense layer of clouds threatens to hide the moon that illuminates the city with scarlet hues. The houses sleep in silence. Of all the houses, there is only one whose interior is still illuminated. One that resists falling into sleep, who remains awake despite the late night..." From the top of his castle, Count Joseph wields his unlimited power. Who will put an end to this nightmare? A novel with high doses of ACTION set in the LOW MIDDLE AGE.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

By Mark Haddon
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  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Book Code : 0307371565
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 867
  • Pdf File: the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time.pdf

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A bestselling modern classic—both poignant and funny—narrated by a fifteen year old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this dazzling novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions. Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. Although gifted with a superbly logical brain, Christopher is autistic. Everyday interactions and admonishments have little meaning for him. At fifteen, Christopher’s carefully constructed world falls apart when he finds his neighbour’s dog Wellington impaled on a garden fork, and he is initially blamed for the killing. Christopher decides that he will track down the real killer, and turns to his favourite fictional character, the impeccably logical Sherlock Holmes, for inspiration. But the investigation leads him down some unexpected paths and ultimately brings him face to face with the dissolution of his parents’ marriage. As Christopher tries to deal with the crisis within his own family, the narrative draws readers into the workings of Christopher’s mind. And herein lies the key to the brilliance of Mark Haddon’s choice of narrator: The most wrenching of emotional moments are chronicled by a boy who cannot fathom emotions. The effect is dazzling, making for one of the freshest debut in years: a comedy, a tearjerker, a mystery story, a novel of exceptional literary merit that is great fun to read.

The Long-Lost Secret Diary Of The World's Worst Knight

By Tim Collins
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  • Publisher : The Salariya Book Company
  • Book Code : 1912006677
  • Total of Pages : 196
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 416
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These hilarious fictional diaries put us inside the heads of hapless figures from history. Meet Roderick – a scrawny, unremarkable teenager keeping a diary of his life in the Middle Ages. When he’s chosen to become a knight on a quest to find a holy relic (the fingers of St Stephen), Roderick is determined to prove his honour and graduate from zero to hero. ‘Get Real’ fact boxes feature throughout, providing historical context and further information, as well as a timeline, historical biographies and a glossary in the end matter.