Author: MaryLu Tyndall
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
Be swept away to Charleston of 1811, a city bustling with immigrants like Adalia, who is a runaway slave so light-skinned that no one guesses her past. Terrified her secret will be discovered, she settles into a quiet life making herbal remedies for a local doctor. But when Morgan, the handsome son of a prominent family, sweeps her into his glamorous world—a world in which the truth about Adalia’s heritage would ruin them both—suspicions and petty jealousies are aroused. What will Morgan do when he discovers that the woman he has fallen in love with is a runaway slave?
Author: Kim Wilkins
Publisher: Tor Books
When an ancient gold bear is found walled up in a dilapidated St. Petersburg bathhouse, researcher Daniel St. Clair and his frosty colleague Em Hayward set out for the university in Arkhangelsk to verify its age. Along the way they are mysteriously set adrift. Maps are suddenly useless. Lost and exhausted they turn north, sinking even deeper into the secrets and terrors of the Russian landscape. Daniel's lost love, the wild and beautiful Rosa Kovalenka, fears the worst when Daniel goes missing and resolves to find him. To do so will mean confronting her past and secrets that she has fought to suppress. The only way to save him is to go forward, where she encounters the haunted Chenchikov clan, a family with their own shadowy tangle of grief, desire, and treachery. In the unknowable, impenetrable Russian forest, Rosa meets an enigmatic wanderer who is full of tales and riddles of times past. Who might hold the key to Rosa and Daniel's future--or the destruction of their world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
After suffering for a century under the oppressive, technologically superior V'omn invaders, the Kundalan people have lost faith as their religion falls under control of evil forces, until the coming of Dar Sala-at, a hero foretold by prophecy, who can wield the sorcerous power of the lost Ring of Five Dragons to save his people. Reprint.
Author: Monica Wright
Charly Ellington should be proud to wear her great-great-great-grandmothers wedding dress. Instead, the bodice is too tight, the skirt is too loose, and the dress comes with a century of expectations attached to it. As the daughter of the democratic presidential nominee, Charly is marrying Americas most eligible future senator to help her father get elected. But there is only one problem: Charly does not love Trenton Foxworth III. Worse yet, Charly wishes she was the one running for office. Even though Charly knows she is the first to break the family history of fairy-tale love matches, she dutifully dons a period costume and prepares for her rehearsal dinner and her new life as a senators wife. But after a distressed Charly suddenly sees her great-great-great grandmothers reflection in her mirror, she touches the glass and falls through to face Charlotte Foster in the year 1885. Shockingly, Charly discovers Charlotte is not living the fairy tale she knows so well. Now in a different time and place, Charly must try to set her family history rightall while one man finally shows her what it is like to be loved for who she is, not her political connections. In this historical romance, a woman who finds herself on a voyage of self-discovery learns what love can be while facing a decision with the potential to change her destiny forever.
Author: Desmond Lazaro
Publisher: Mapin Publishing Pvt
Explains pichhvais, the Indian cloth-paintings of religious significance. Step-by-step descriptions of the entire painting process from pigment preparation to burnishing. The method of making natural mineral colors presented for the first time. An important reference tool for art students and professionals.