Download PDF by Judith Tarr: A Wind in Cairo

By Judith Tarr

ISBN-10: 0553276093

ISBN-13: 9780553276091

THE PRINCE: Spoiled, reckless, heedless of any needs or wants yet his personal, sentenced to a negative destiny for his sins opposed to guy, lady, and God.
THE STALLION: both spoiled, both reckless, sure till dying to a sour servitude.
THE TURK'S inheritor: Fiercest of opponents, such a lot committed of enemies, whose armor hides a mystery. Come into the area of the Arabian Nights, the place magic and secret meet; the place justice lays a sinner low, and the magic of the guts turns hate to like.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Wind in Cairo PDF

Similar historical fiction books

A Morbid Taste for Bones (Chronicles of Brother Cadfael, by Ellis Peters PDF

In 1137, the Abbot of Shrewsbury makes a decision to obtain the continues to be of St Winifred. Brother Cadfael is a part of the excursion despatched to her ultimate resting position in Wales and so they locate the villagers passionately divided by means of the Benedictines' provide for the saint's relics.

Joy Jordan-Lake's Blue Hole Back Home PDF

Shelby (nicknamed Turtle) by no means had any woman acquaintances. but if a mysterious lady from Sri Lanka moved to city in the summertime of 1979, Turtle invited her to a mystery haven: the Blue gap. Turtle had no inspiration how a lot that straightforward gesture might impact the remainder of her existence, or the lives of these she enjoyed.

Download PDF by Tessa Harris: The Devil's Breath (Dr. Thomas Silkstone Mystery Series,

Eighteenth-century anatomist Dr. Thomas Silkstone travels to the English nation-state to solve a tangled internet of puzzle, drugs, and murder--in this attractive new novel from Tessa Harris. ..

A guy staggers out of his cottage into the streets of Oxfordshire, shattering an another way peaceable night with the bad sight of his physique shaking and heaving, eyes wild with horror. a few of the villagers think the satan himself has entered Joseph Makepeace, the most recent sufferer of a "great fog" that darkens the skies over England like a Biblical plague. while Joseph's son and daughter are came upon murdered--heads bashed in via a shovel--the town's worst suspicions are proven: Evil is in another country, and wishes to be banished.

A really good guy of technological know-how, Dr. Thomas Silkstone isn't one to heed superstition. but if he arrives on the property of the stunning widow girl Lydia Farrell, he unearths that it's not only her grain and farm animals in danger. A shroud of puzzle surrounds Lydia's misplaced baby, who should still be alive in a workhouse. A normal catastrophe fills the skies with smoke and ash, clogging the lungs of all who breathe it in. And the grisly information of a father's crime compels Dr. Silkstone to appear for solutions past his scientific books--between the satan and the deep blue sea. ..

Praise for The useless Shall no longer Rest

"Outstanding. .. well-rounded characters, cleverly hid facts and an guaranteed prose sort aspect to an extended run for this ancient sequence. " --Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"Populated with genuine old characters and admirably researched, Harris's novel encompasses a complicated and engrossing plot. a marginally of romance makes this sophomore trip much more attractive. Savvy readers also will keep in mind Hilary Mantel's the large, O'Brien. " --Library Journal

Praise for The Anatomist's Apprentice

"Densely plotted. .. We await--indeed, demand--the sequel. " --The long island occasions ebook Review

"An soaking up debut. .. Harris has various methods up her sleeve or even veteran armchair puzzle solvers usually are stunned. " --Publishers Weekly

"Smart misdirection and time-period acceptable scientific information make for a promising begin to a brand new sequence. a robust selection for readers of Ariana Franklin and Caleb Carr. " --Library magazine

Scottish Historical Fiction: Witch Wood, The New Road, The - download pdf or read online

A Scottish misplaced treasures selection of vintage Scottish historic novels, each one providing a wonderfully plotted and descriptive narrative set opposed to the various bloodiest classes in Scotland's previous. Bundled by way of subject material, the books supplement one another to create a compelling trilogy. "Palimpsest's eClassics sequence, Scottish misplaced Treasures, indicates us how a lot poorer Britain's cultural historical past will be with out Scottish writers .

Additional resources for A Wind in Cairo

Example text

The director became quite close with the girls and they eventually stopped blushing in his presence. A few times, when Wu Peizhen’s cousin was not in the studio, they even went straight to look for the director. He had given them the nicknames “Zhen Zhen” and “Yao Yao,” as if they were characters in his latest movie. Behind their backs he described part i /35 Zhen Zhen to his colleagues as a graceless servant girl right out of Dream of the Red Chamber, a little cleaning maid who thinks she is special just because she is employed in a large, wealthy household.

Even the truth is shrouded in darkness, so rumor becomes an even muddier affair. Thus from the outside the longtang appear orderly, but on the inside they are in complete chaos. The people on the other side of the windows—the protagonists—are the most confused of all; as time goes on they grow numb and unfeeling—they may as well be blind. The only clear-seeing eyes belong to the flying creatures that pierce the clouds and penetrate the mist: there is no place they cannot go—they are truly free! Their freedom taunts men’s hearts.

This time they seemed to be using a specialized lighting, the kind that illuminates a room during a pitch-black night. The bedroom set seemed to be further away, but the scene became even more alive. Wang Qiyao was taking in everything. She noticed the glow emitting from the electric lamp and the rippling shadows of the lotus-shaped lampshade projecting onto the three walls of the set. A powerful sense of déjà vu gripped her, but no matter how hard she tried, she could not remember where she had seen this scene before.

Download PDF sample

A Wind in Cairo by Judith Tarr


by Steven
4.2

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 31 votes