The Traitor's Wife
Author : Allison Pataki
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2014-02-11
Total pages :496
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781476738628
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A riveting historical novel about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the cunning wife of Benedict Arnold and mastermind behind America’s most infamous act of treason... Everyone knows Benedict Arnold—the Revolutionary War general who betrayed America and fled to the British—as history’s most notorious turncoat. Many know Arnold’s co-conspirator, Major John André, who was apprehended with Arnold’s documents in his boots and hanged at the orders of General George Washington. But few know of the integral third character in the plot: a charming young woman who not only contributed to the betrayal but orchestrated it. Socialite Peggy Shippen is half Benedict Arnold’s age when she seduces the war hero during his stint as military commander of Philadelphia. Blinded by his young bride’s beauty and wit, Arnold does not realize that she harbors a secret: loyalty to the British. Nor does he know that she hides a past romance with the handsome British spy John André. Peggy watches as her husband, crippled from battle wounds and in debt from years of service to the colonies, grows ever more disillusioned with his hero, Washington, and the American cause. Together with her former love and her disaffected husband, Peggy hatches the plot to deliver West Point to the British and, in exchange, win fame and fortune for herself and Arnold. Told from the perspective of Peggy’s maid, whose faith in the new nation inspires her to intervene in her mistress’s affairs even when it could cost her everything, The Traitor’s Wife brings these infamous figures to life, illuminating the sordid details and the love triangle that nearly destroyed the American fight for freedom.

The Traitor's Wife
Author : Kathleen Kent
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release :2010-11-08
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780316122054
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In the harsh wilderness of colonial Massachusetts, Martha Allen works as a servant in her cousin's household, taking charge and locking wills with everyone. Thomas Carrier labors for the family and is known both for his immense strength and size and mysterious past. The two begin a courtship that suits their independent natures, with Thomas slowly revealing the story of his part in the English Civil War. But in the rugged new world they inhabit, danger is ever present, whether it be from the assassins sent from London to kill the executioner of Charles I or the wolves -- in many forms -- who hunt for blood. A love story and a tale of courage, The Wolves of Andover confirms Kathleen Kent's ability to craft powerful stories of family from colonial history.

The Traitor's Wife
Author : William Henry Williamson
Publisher :
Release :1908
Total pages :312
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : NYPL:33433075771018
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The Traitors' Pit
Author : V.M. Whitworth
Publisher : Random House
Release :2013-02-14
Total pages :432
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781448117369
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They call it the Traitors’ Pit. Though others know it by other names: The Heathen Pit. The Thieves’ Pit. The Pit of Hell. Wulfgar does not believe that his older brother is capable of treason. But Wystan stands accused of plotting to overthrow the King and place his cousin on the throne. With an invading army gathering force, can Wulfgar exonerate his brother before Wystan suffers a traitor’s death...?

Hugh and Bess
Author : Susan Higginbotham
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release :2009-08-01
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781402227608
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"A delightful novel full of chivalry, romance, and real-life terrors." Historical Novels Review Forced to marry Hugh le Despenser, the son and grandson of disgraced traitors, Bess de Montacute, just 13 years old, is appalled at his less-than-desirable past. Meanwhile, Hugh must give up the woman he really loves in order to marry the reluctant Bess. Far apart in age and haunted by the past, can Hugh and Bess somehow make their marriage work? Just as walls break down and love begins to grow, the merciless plague endangers all whom the couple holds dear, threatening the life and love they have built. Award-winning author Susan Higginbotham's impeccable research will delight avid historical fiction readers, and her enchanting characters will surely capture every reader's heart. Fans of her first novel, The Traitor's Wife, will be thrilled to find that this story follows the next generation of the Despenser family.

The Traitors
Author : Josh Ireland
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release :2017-07-13
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781473620346
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'An epic tale of love, dishonour, bravery, cowardice, betrayal and high-treason. Beautifully written. A stunning debut' Damien Lewis Playboy. Fascist. Strongman. Thief. Traitors. John Amery is a drunk and a fanatic, an exiled playboy whose frail body is riven by contradictions. Harold Cole is a cynical, murderous conman who desperately wants to be seen as an officer and a gentleman. Eric Pleasants is an iron-willed former wrestler; he is also a pacifist, and will not be forced into fighting other men's battles. William Joyce can weave spells when he talks, but his true gifts are for rage and hate. By the end of the Second World War, they will all have betrayed their country. The Traitors is the story of how they came to do so. Drawing on declassified MI5 files, it is a book about chaotic lives in turbulent times; idealism twisted out of shape; of torn consciences and abandoned loyalties; and the tragic consequences that treachery brings in its wake.

Curtain of Lies
Author : Melissa Feinberg
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release :2017-05-04
Total pages :240
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780190644628
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While the Cold War governments of Eastern Europe operated within the confines of the Soviet worldview, their peoples confronted the narratives of both East and West. From the Soviet Union and its satellites, they heard of a West dominated by imperialist warmongers and of the glorious future only Communism could bring. A competing discourse emanated from the West, claiming that Eastern Europe was a totalitarian land of captive slaves, powerless in the face of Soviet aggression. In Curtain of Lies, Melissa Feinberg conducts a timely examination into the nature of truth, using the political culture of Eastern Europe during the Cold War as her foundation. Focusing on the period between 1948 and 1956, she looks at how the "truth" of Eastern Europe was delineated by actors on both sides of the Iron Curtain. Feinberg offers a fresh interpretation of the Cold War as a shared political environment, exploring the ways in which ordinary East Europeans interacted with these competing understandings of their homeland. She approaches this by looking at the relationship between the American-sponsored radio stations broadcast across the Iron Curtain and the East European émigrés they interviewed as sources on life under Communism. Feinberg's careful analysis reveals that these parties developed mutually reinforced assumptions about the meaning of Communism, helping to create the evidentiary foundation for totalitarian interpretations of Communist rule in Eastern Europe. In bridging the geopolitical and the individual, Curtain of Lies provides a perspective that is both innovative in its methodology and indispensable to its field.

The Last Wife of Henry VIII
Author : Carolly Erickson
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release :2006-10-03
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781429969406
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Author of The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette Courageous, attractive, romantic, intelligent, Catherine Parr became the sixth wife of Henry VIII. Her story, as Carolly Erickson re-creates it, is page-turning drama: from the splendors of the Field of the Cloth of Gold to the gory last years of the outsize King Henry, when heads rolled and England trembled, Catherine bestrode her destiny and survived to marry her true love. Catherine Parr attracted the king's lust and, though much in love with the handsome Thomas Seymour, was thrown into the intrigue-filled snake pit of the royal court. While victims of the king's wrath suffered torture and execution, Catherine persevered—until, at last, she came within the orbit of the royal fury. King Henry toyed with her, first ordering her arrested, then granting her clemency. She managed to evade execution, but she knew that the king had his wandering eye fixed on wife number seven. She was spared by his death and married the attractive but dangerously unbalanced Seymour. Her triumph was shadowed by rivalry with the young Princess Elizabeth, whose lands and influence the lecherous Seymour coveted. Catherine won the contest, but at great cost. In The Last Wife of Henry VIII, critically acclaimed author Carolly Erickson brings this dramatic story of survival and redemption to life.

Saints and Scribes
Author : Pamela Gehrke
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release :1993-02-17
Total pages :182
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780520097711
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In this survey of thirteenth-century codices in Old French verse that contain at least one saint's life, the author finds a great variety among combinations, in contrast to the corpus of medieval Latin hagiographic manuscripts. She interprets the combinations of texts in four collections, demonstrating the value of codicological and textual analysis of entire manuscripts as an approach to medieval vernacular pious literature.

The Traitor, Or, The Fate of Ambition
Author : Emerson Bennett
Publisher :
Release :1860
Total pages :274
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UIUC:30112001994158
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Rule a wife, and have a wife. The laws of Candy. The false one. The little French lawyer. The tragedy of Valentinian. Monsieur Thomas. The chances. The bloody brother
Author : Francis Beaumont,John Fletcher
Publisher :
Release :1711
Total pages :4076
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : OSU:32435029859097
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The wild-goose chase. A wife for a month. The lover's progress. The pilgrim. The captain. The prophetess. The queen of Corinth. Bonduca
Author : Francis Beaumont,John Fletcher
Publisher :
Release :1711
Total pages :4076
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : OSU:32435029859089
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Traitors of the Tower
Author : Alison Weir
Publisher : Random House
Release :2010-03-04
Total pages :96
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781407054179
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More than four hundred years ago, seven people were beheaded in the Tower of London. Three had been queens of England. The others were found guilty of treason. Why were such important people put to death? Alison Weir's gripping book tells their stories: from the former friend betrayed by a man set on being king, to the young girl killed after just nine days on the throne. Traitors of the Tower is a short, sharp shot of royal revenge from the master of popular history and one of Britain's top-selling historians, Alison Weir. 'Weir provides immense satisfaction. She writes in a pacy, vivid style, engaging the heart as well as the mind' Independent

The young apprentice; or, The watch-words of old London
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1868
Total pages :516
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : NYPL:33433075861496
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Hawaii
Author : James A. Michener
Publisher : Dial Press
Release :2013-11-26
Total pages :1136
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780804151405
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Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor, the land remains untouched for centuries—until, little more than a thousand years ago, Polynesian seafarers make the perilous journey across the Pacific, flourishing in this tropical paradise according to their ancient traditions. Then, in the early nineteenth century, American missionaries arrive, bringing with them a new creed and a new way of life. Based on exhaustive research and told in Michener’s immersive prose, Hawaii is the story of disparate peoples struggling to keep their identity, live in harmony, and, ultimately, join together. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Centennial. Praise for Hawaii “Wonderful . . . [a] mammoth epic of the islands.”—The Baltimore Sun “One novel you must not miss! A tremendous work from every point of view—thrilling, exciting, lusty, vivid, stupendous.”—Chicago Tribune “From Michener’s devotion to the islands, he has written a monumental chronicle of Hawaii, an extraordinary and fascinating novel.”—Saturday Review “Memorable . . . a superb biography of a people.”—Houston Chronicle

Macbeth
Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release :2015-02-26
Total pages :408
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781408153741
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Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's most performed and studied tragedies. This major new Arden edition offers students detailed on-page commentary notes highlighting meaning and theatrical ideas and themes, as well as a lengthy introduction setting the play in its historical, theatrical and critical context and outlining the recent debates about Middleton's possible co-authorship of some scenes. A comprehensive and informative edition ideal for students and teachers seeking to explore the play in depth, whether in the classroom or on the stage.

Traitor's Wife
Author : David Montross
Publisher :
Release :1962
Total pages :219
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : STANFORD:36105036958192
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A Crime Club suspense selection about the wife of a defector, with settings that range from San Francisco Bay to the Black Sea.

Lord Tony's Wife
Author : Baroness Orczy
Publisher : House of Stratus
Release :2011-12
Total pages :298
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780755116638
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Lord Antony Dewhurst is ‘a splendid fellow – a fine sportsman, a loyal gentleman’. The young gallant is also Percy’s close friend and a lieutenant in the League. The year is 1793 and in Nantes, France, the hunting of aristocrats goes on. And over in England, the enemy has kidnapped Lord Tony’s wife, Yvonne. It falls to the Scarlet Pimpernel to rescue her.

Daily Report
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1996
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : WISC:89085716371
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