Download E-books The Alamo: The Battle for Texas (Milestones in American History) PDF

By Shane Mountjoy

On February 23, 1836, normal and dictator Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna and a Mexican strength of greater than 2,000 males introduced an attack opposed to Colonel William B. Travis of Texas, his military of one hundred fifty five males, and 15 civilians who have been dwelling within the castle referred to as the Alamo. The Texans, who have been bolstered by way of 32 males by means of March 1, withstood the Mexican military until eventually March 6. That day, the 187 Texan defenders perished within the hand-to-hand wrestle, together with American frontiersmen Davy Crockett and James Bowie, and six hundred from the Mexican military have been killed besides. merely the civilians survived. on the final conflict of the Texas warfare, the conflict of San Jacinto, normal Santa Anna used to be defeated, and the conflict cry 'Remember the Alamo!' should be heard being shouted by way of the Texan military. "The Alamo" examines this heroic episode within the Texas conflict of Independence opposed to Mexico.

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Download E-books 2040 Revelations: (Book One of Ancient Origins) PDF

By Robert Storey

"An old mystery. A cataclysmic act of God. Humanity’s final stand."

In the 12 months 2040 Sarah Morgan, an English archaeologist, has lengthy been looking facts to again up her claims that a sophisticated human ancestor as soon as populated the Earth. while she ultimately will get the facts she craves it really is cruelly wrenched from her seize; yet by no means one to lie down Sarah reveals one other direction, a course that propels her right into a quest that would span continents and alter her lifestyles forever.

Simultaneously the area prepares for the coming of 2011 AG5, an asteroid that would impression off the South African beach with the strength reminiscent of the strike that burnt up the dinosaurs sixty five million years earlier. Humanity has lengthy been making plans for this massive occasion and plenty of arrangements were made to counteract its after results as a way to safeguard the ever fragile worldwide economic climate and civilisation itself. because the global holds its collective breath, less than the outside government-run clandestine subterranean amenities are gearing up for the demanding situations forward. those amenities are run through the talented and ever mercurial Professor Steiner who has overseen an international programme charged with the upkeep of mankind, because the clock ticks down in the direction of 0 hour his time table is on course; despite the fact that every thing would possibly not end up as easily as he’d hoped…

“Thrills, suspense, motion and experience; this novel has all of it. Relentless and fast-paced 2040: Revelations could have you at the fringe of your seat and short of more!”

“2040 - Indiana Jones with an Armageddon and Jules Verne infusion. upload a soupçon of Tom Clancy for an explosive trip of momentous proportions...”

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Download E-books The Baron's Heiress Bride: A Sweet & Clean Historical Romance (The Chase Brides Book 6) PDF

By Lauren Royal, Devon Royal

“The Baron’s Heiress Bride” is the candy & fresh ROMANCE version of “Lily” by way of Lauren Royal.
From a brand new York instances bestselling writer and her daughter!

England, 1677: woman Lily Ashcroft is understood for being style to all creatures—even Rose, her flighty and frivolous older sister. yet Lily’s candy nature is positioned to the try out whilst she unwittingly falls for the guy her sister intends to marry. Betraying her personal relations is out of the query, yet she can’t appear to bury her transforming into emotions for Lord Randal Nesbitt…

What Lily doesn’t notice is that Rand, a tender Oxford linguist, has been harboring a mystery admiration for her ever on account that she was once a woman. yet Rose is simply as appealing and stocks his ardour for languages. Now he reveals himself stuck in a tug of struggle among sisters—the one he is anticipated to wed and the person who holds his heart…

PLEASE observe: This e-book is the candy & fresh model of “Lily” through Lauren Royal. If you’d wish to learn the unique booklet, including steamy love scenes and more suitable language, search for “Lily.”

BOOK DETAILS

• funny historic romance
• a whole, standalone story—no cliffhangers and no use to have learn different books within the series
• ebook Six of Lauren & Devon Royal's candy romance The Chase Brides series
• A full-length novel (equal to approximately 380 published e-book pages)
• PG-rated: Kisses in simple terms, no love scenes!

This publication comprises Bonus Material: an Author's notice, a preview of Lauren and Devon’s subsequent booklet, and a hyperlink to an internet contest the place you could input to win a bit of jewelry.

CONNECTING BOOKS

While THE BARON’S HEIRESS BRIDE will be learn as a stand-alone novel, many readers take pleasure in interpreting it as a part of a chain. All of Lauren & Devon’s books characteristic Chase family. if you desire to learn them in chronological order, this is often the sequence:

The Chase Brides
1666 - THE EARL’S LONDON BRIDE (Colin & Amy)
1667 - THE MARQUESS’S SCOTTISH BRIDE (Jason & Caithren)
1667 - THE LAIRD’S ENGLISH BRIDE (Cameron & Clarice)
1668 - THE DUKE’S RELUCTANT BRIDE (Trick & Kendra)
1673 - THE VISCOUNT’S WALLFLOWER BRIDE (Ford & Violet)
1677 - THE BARON’S HEIRESS BRIDE (Rand & Lily)
1677 - THE GENTLEMAN’S SCANDALOUS BRIDE (Kit & Rose, coming soon)

Regency Chase Brides
1815 - ALEXANDRA (Tristan & Alexandra)
1816 - JULIANA (James & Juliana)
1817 - CORINNA (Sean & Corinna + Griffin & Rachael)

Renaissance Chase relatives Series
1549 - ALICE BETROTHED (Adam & Alice, coming overdue 2016)

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

LAUREN ROYAL determined to turn into a author within the 3rd grade, after successful a “Why My mom is the best” essay contest. Now she’s a New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer of funny old romance novels. Lauren lives in Southern California together with her relatives and their continuously laying off cat. She nonetheless thinks her mom is the greatest.

DEVON ROYAL is the daughter of romance novelist Lauren Royal. After attending movie university, she wrote an award-winning television comedy pilot and spent numerous years operating in electronic video construction prior to turning her concentration to fiction writing. Devon lives in Southern California along with her fiancé. She additionally thinks her mom is the greatest.

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You'll like this publication in the event you get pleasure from: candy fresh healthy teenager younger grownup, 1600s Renaissance seventeenth century, weddings, aristocrats, the Aristocracy, marriage, humor, family members existence, romantic comedy, castles, inspirational, mail-order bride books, animals, pets, canines and cats

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Download E-books States of Matter: Gases, Liquids, and Solids (Essential Chemistry) PDF

By Krista West

With no the various states of topic - the solids, drinks, and gases that make up our universe - the area will be a truly dull position. States of subject are consistently altering shape throughout us: scorching showers steam up the rest room replicate, gaseous water falls to the floor as snow, and liquid escapes from our epidermis to chill the physique. yet, as readers of this insightful new e-book will examine, this stuff do not ensue accidentally. "States of subject: Gases, beverages, and Solids" deciphers the technology at the back of those chemical states to give a fascinating and eye-opening reference. This new name is more advantageous by way of full-color images and illustrations, sidebars, a thesaurus, and an inventory of prompt websites and extra analyzing.

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Download E-books Se tú la diferencia: Tu guía para liberar a los esclavos y cambiar el mundo (Especialidades Juveniles) (Spanish Edition) PDF

By Zach Hunter

Las cosas que ves en nuestro mundo que están mal. Mucha gente cree que el de mucho más que compartir con sus amigos y perder el tiempo. Pero Zach no es un adolescente promedio. Y él espera mostrarte que tú tampoco lo eres.

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Download E-books Education and Learning in America (American Experience) PDF

By Catherine Reef

Because the usa has built as a state, so too has its academic process. because the colonies rebelled from Britain, their preliminary reliance on ecu academic versions and philosophies was once changed by means of a better specialise in the Enlightenment, republicanism, and the impact of such favorite americans as Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Benjamin Rush, and Noah Webster. From this constructed a process of public schooling, extending schooling to americans formerly excluded from inner most academies and secondary colleges. in recent times, there was a move clear of progressivism and a go back to traditionalism as experiences show expanding illiteracy charges of scholars within the usa as opposed to these of alternative industralized international locations. "Education and studying in the USA" examines the growth and improvement of schooling all through U.S. history.Appendixes offer concise biographies of sixty one very important participants, similar to Jane Addams, John Dewey, and W.E.B. DuBois, in addition to basic resource records, both complete textual content or excerpts; a word list; appendixes; maps; graphs and tables; notes; an intensive bibliography; and an index.
More than eighty five black-and-white photographs portraying the yank schooling adventure around out this in-depth source.

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Download E-books Road of Shadows (The Inner Seas Kingdoms Book 3) PDF

By Jeffrey Quyle

In “Road of Shadows”, the 3rd e-book of the internal Seas Kingdoms sequence, Kestrel maintains on his quest to discover how to defeat the forces of Uniontown, the competitive southern kingdom that's conquering its friends one of the different kingdoms, utilizing treachery and strength to beat its adversaries.

Part-elven Kestrel is on his means from the elven nation within the jap wooded area, returning to the northern marches of Graylee, in order that he can rejoin the human lady he adores, Margo, as she attempts to keep up and defend the manor residence the place her mom and dad have been slain through Uniontown’s supporters. As he crosses the obvious of Hydrotaz on his technique to Margo although, Kestrel’s trip is disrupted, and the outcome is a profound detour – the human god Growelf redirects Kestrel to trip via a portal to a different land, the place a bunch of sprites and elves are at risk, and wish Kestrel to rescue them in the event that they are to outlive.

In the unusual land of 2 crimson suns, Allbanu, Kestrel involves notice that the destruction being wrought in that global is barely a foretaste of what's going to take place in his personal land if Uniontown is authorized to achieve victory. whilst he and the sprites go back to the lands of the interior Seas even though, Kestrel will locate that the specter of Uniontown could be so insidious and well-disguised that he won't realize it until eventually it has already burrowed into his personal middle.

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Download E-books Das Zeichen des Vampirs (German Edition) PDF

By Susan Hubbard

Kein Schatten, kein Spiegelbild, keine Seele ... - Der besondere Vampirroman!

Bislang hat Ariella Montero sich nicht daran gestört, dass der Vater sie über die Maßen behütet und von der Umwelt abschirmt. Doch als sie thirteen wird, spürt sie, wie in ihr eigenartige Veränderungen vorgehen. Sie beginnt, Fragen über sich und ihre Herkunft zu stellen – und kommt allmählich der Wahrheit näher: Ihr Vater wurde kurz vor ihrer Geburt durch einen Biss zum Vampir und jetzt, in der Pubertät, deuten erste Anzeichen darauf hin, dass auch Ariella Vampirin ist …
Eines Nachts wird Ariellas beste Freundin Kathleen ermordet aufgefunden und vieles deutet darauf hin, dass es Ariellas Vater conflict, der an ihr seinen Blutdurst gestillt hat. Oder warfare es Ariella selbst? Als die Polizei zu ermitteln beginnt, flieht Ariella nach Süden, begibt sich auf die Suche nach ihrer Mutter – und wird dort mit dem wahren Geheimnis ihrer Familie konfrontiert …

• Die Geschichte eines Mädchens, das lernen muss, mit seinem gefährlichen Erbe umzugehen …
• Spannende Vampirstory: Für lovers von Stephenie Meyer und Anne Rice

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Download E-books Instruments of the Angels (Hallows & Nephilim: Waters Dark and Deep #1) PDF

By Monica Leonelle

The first publication in a brand new younger grownup city fable series!

"The Mortal Instruments meets The Vampire Diaries"

Brie van Rossum continues to be getting better from her mother's demise whilst she discovers that she is a Hallow, a descendant of people and archangels.

But she's not only any Hallow. She's one of many final daughters of Michael--like Milena, her mom. And now, she's torn among trusting the bubbly Cora, who grants to guard her, or the mysterious blonde who appears like the spitting snapshot of her useless mother.

As she pulls again the veil at the supernatural international, she learns that not just has she inherited Milena's powers, yet her enemies as well--and now that Milena's security has worn off, these enemies are headed towards her to wipe out the daughters of Michael for good.

Untrained and uncertain of herself, she needs to navigate her mother's omissions and half-truths to unite her allies, hold her identification mystery from her brother, navigate highschool romance, and most significantly, remain alive.

For enthusiasts of Harry Potter, Twilight, The Mortal Instruments, Shade of Vampire, and The Vampire Diaries

A damaged family members, a dangerous mystery, an very unlikely romance... Instruments of the Angels is the 1st booklet in Waters darkish and Deep, a tender grownup city fable sequence through Monica Leonelle (recommended for teenagers 14+).

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Download E-books Jack London (Bloom's Modern Critical Views) PDF

Recognized for his stories of event and coming of age, Jack London's fiction, together with the decision of the Wild, White Fang, The Sea-Wolf, and Martin Eden, is hailed for its naturalistic explorations and for its war of words of notions of heroism and braveness. This providing from Bloom's glossy serious perspectives provides a range of severe essays approximately London and his enduring works. besides an advent from grasp student Harold Bloom, a bibliography, a chronology, and an index make this quantity excellent for college students learning this writer.

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