Silent Child

Author: Sarah A. Denzil
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781542722827
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In the summer of 2006, Emma Price watched helplessly as her six-year-old son's red coat was fished out of the River Ouse. It was the tragic story of the year - a little boy, Aiden, wandered away from school during a terrible flood, fell into the river, and drowned. His body was never recovered. Ten years later, Emma has finally rediscovered the joy in life. She's married, pregnant, and in control again... ... until Aiden returns. Too traumatized to speak, he raises endless questions and answers none. Only his body tells the story of his decade-long disappearance. The historic broken bones and injuries cast a mere glimpse into the horrors Aiden has experienced. Aiden never drowned. Aiden was taken. As Emma attempts to reconnect with her now teenage son, she must unmask the monster who took him away from her. But who, in their tiny village, could be capable of such a crime? It's Aiden who has the answers, but he cannot tell the unspeakable. This dark and disturbing psychological novel will appeal to fans of The Widow and The Butterfly Garden.

The Periodic Table

Author: Primo Levi
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 0679444637
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One of Italy's leading men of letters, a chemist by profession, writes about incidents in his life in which one or another of the elements figured in such a way as to become a personal preoccupation

Il Tesoro Scomparso Di Rennes Le Ch Teau

Author: Bill Putnam
Publisher: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854155535
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Un grande mistero: dal tempio di Gerusalemme ai cavalieri templari L’abbazia di Rennes-le-Château, nel sud della Francia, è famosa nel mondo per una misteriosa leggenda (al punto da divenire oggetto di varie serie televisive in Gran Bretagna): si racconta che l’abate Saunière vi abbia trovato, presso il vecchio altare, un tesoro d’inestimabile valore, che riuscì a mantenere segreto e con il quale poté fronteggiare spese ingenti che apparivano inspiegabili. Questo saggio indaga sia la storia del piccolo villaggio e dell’abbazia, sia l’insieme delle testimonianze che collegano il tesoro al tempio di Gerusalemme e Saunière ai Cavalieri Templari, facendo giustizia dei tanti miti e delle numerose leggende sorte intorno a questo mistero. Un viaggio alla ricerca di una verità basata sull'analisi razionale delle prove storiche, che non per questo è meno affascinante. Il misteroIl primo riferimento al tesoroL’oro di Rennes-le-ChâteauI programmi televisiviLe pergameneLe pietre e le iscrizioniProve dalla storiaProve sul campoI documenti segretiPlantarde de ChériseyIl priorato di SionLinee nel paesaggioBérenger SaunièreStoria e pseudo-storiaBill Putnamha insegnato archeologia alla Bournemouth University ed è autore di numerosi saggi sulla Britannia romana. John Edwin Woodscienziato, ha già pubblicato il libro Il sole, la luna, i megaliti.

Cebes Tablet

Author: Cebes (Of Thebes.)
Publisher:
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Crusader Gold

Author: David Gibbins
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 0440337194
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From the fall of the Roman Empire to the last days of Nazi power, marine archaeologist Jack Howard and his team of adventurers are hot on the trail of history’s most elusive and desired treasure: the lost golden menorah of Jerusalem. And what they discover could change the world forever…. Deep beneath the windswept waters near Istanbul, Jack and his crack team of experts have uncovered a surprising clue to the location of the fabled treasure plundered during the Crusades. Meanwhile, in a dusty cathedral library, someone unearths a long-forgotten medieval map. Together the two discoveries will solve an ancient mystery—and spark a race to stop a present-day conspiracy of staggering proportions. From diving into the core of an arctic iceberg to the last stand of a Viking warship to an extraordinary revelation deep in the jungles of Central America, Jack is headed straight into a globe-spanning clash of civilizations, into an astounding underground labyrinth steeped in blood and horrors—and to a confrontation with a killer on a shattering crusade of his own. From the Paperback edition.

Atlantis

Author: David Gibbins
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780440335764
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from David Gibbins's The Mask of Troy. From an extraordinary discovery in a remote desert oasis to a desperate race against time in the ocean depths, a team of adventurers is about to find the truth behind the most baffling legend in history. The hunt is on for… Marine archaeologist Jack Howard has stumbled upon the keys to an ancient puzzle. With a crack team of scientific experts and ex–Special Forces commandos, he is heading for what he believes could be the greatest archaeological find of all time—the site of fabled Atlantis—while a ruthless adversary watches his every move and prepares to strike. But neither of them could have imagined what awaits them in the murky depths. Not only a shocking truth about a lost world, but an explosive secret that could have devastating consequences today. Jack is determined to stop the legacy of Atlantis from falling into the wrong hands, whatever the cost. But first he must do battle to prevent a global catastrophe.

Calendar Of Crime

Author: Ellery Queen
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504016556
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Ellery Queen must solve one mystery per month in a year of chilling crime Every new year, the seven remaining alumni of the first graduating class of Eastern University gather in Manhattan to reminisce. Within that group, there is a secret clique—the Inner Circle—forged around a crooked business arrangement, the profits of which will be collected by the last living member. When three of the Inner Circle die within a year, the remaining men fear for their lives. Just before Christmas, one of the survivors comes to the great detective Ellery Queen to beg for help. There are just a few days to save a life—and the university itself. Even if Queen can get to the bottom of the Inner Circle, eleven more puzzles will greet him throughout the year. As Calendar of Crime flips onward, the detective will find that there is no off-season for murder.

Night Of The Solstice

Author: L.J. Smith
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0857070517
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When Claudia Hodges-Bradley meets a fox, she knows it will be an extraordinary day. Not just any fox, this vixen is the magical familiar of the sorceress Morgana Shee. For years, Morgana has guarded the solitary gate between Earth and the Wildworld, a shimmering parallel universe where legends still live. She alone holds the secret of the mirrors that serve as the last surviving passage to enchantment. But Morgana has been betrayed and imprisoned in the Wildworld, and the fox is determined to recruit Claudia and her siblings for the rescue mission. Armed only with courage and determination, Alys, Charles, Jane and Claudia must save Morgana before the winter solstice, when evil sorcerer Cadel Forge plans to escape the Wildworld and conquer Earth. And with December 21stonly 2 weeks away, there is no time to lose…