By Tim Severin
It truly is Constantinople in 1035, and Thorgils has join the Varangian lifeguard, the place he witnesses the glories of the richest urban on earth. He embarks on a crusade introduced to get better Sicily from the Saracens. After years of touring, Thorgils retreats to Sweden, yet is ultimately summoned back to help in coordinating William the Conqueror’s invasion of britain. In September 1066, a Norse fleet of 3 hundred ships sails in the direction of England and the conflict starts off. it's a prophetic dream that makes Thorgils warn the troops of the upcoming catastrophe at Stamford Bridge, yet even he can't flip apart what destiny has decreedthe finish of the Viking global.
By Clive Cussler, Graham Brown
The “action-packed” (Publishers Weekly) new novel within the New York occasions bestselling Kurt Austin Adventures…
A eastern shipment send bursts into flames close to the Azores, and a gang of pirates speeds to use the disaster—but their boat explodes. What on the earth is going on? Is it hooked up to the abduction of a best scientist from the streets of Geneva? Or the invention of a unprecedented underwater graveyard of ships and planes littered around the seafloor?
As Austin and the remainder of the NUMA® workforce rush to enquire, they locate themselves drawn into the extreme targets of an African dictator, the construction of a weapon of virtually legendary strength, and an unbelievable audacious plan to extort the world’s significant nations.
The penalty for refusal? The destruction of the world’s maximum towns. beginning with Washington, D.C....
By Kim Stanley Robinson
By Matt Forbeck, Hal Mangold, Chris Pramas
The attractive hardback urban sourcebook Freeport: town of experience blew the lid off the main larcenous urban in myth. during this publication video game veterans Matt Forbeck and Hal Mangold sign up for Freeport author Chris Pramas for an in-depth examine the folks, areas, and politics of town of experience. Jam full of information at the urban, the Serpent's the teeth, and the ocean lanes, Freeport: the town of event presents action-packed fabric for any crusade. The booklet additionally contains a complete colour poster map of the town, fantastically rendered with street-level aspect. Freeport: town of event is a must have urban sourcebook!
By Alex Archer, Mel Odom
Uncovering an historical aristocracy and its hidden secret
Archaeologist and television exhibit host Annja Creed trades in her dig instruments and soiled excavations for the sunny climes of Hollywood. Serving as a prop advisor for a favored television delusion sequence, Annja's having fun with the lighting, digital camera and masses much less motion. till a scrying crystal is stolen off the set…and it seems to be anything greater than a prop.
The crystal, actually, is a necessary artifact from the interval of the Crusades. yet within the means of recuperating it, Annja discovers anything way more precious: an historic record that can result in the misplaced treasure of the Merovingian kings. Rulers of France's oldest dynasty throughout the 3rd century AD—predating even Charlemagne—the Merovingians have been acknowledged to be mystic warriors, armed with the facility of God.
But Annja isn't the single one that is familiar with in regards to the rfile. And now she needs to face down a malevolent workforce that's some distance too conversant in Garin, one among her closest allies. great point she stocks way more with those mystic warrriors than even she might be able to think.
By Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz
Whilst archaeologist Annja Creed reluctantly is of the same opinion to aid an previous colleague on a dig in Antarctica, she wonders what he's gotten her into. It seems that her former affiliate has came across a necklace made up of an unknown steel depicting 3 snakes. He claims it's over 40 thousand years old—and that it might probably now not have earthly origins.
As the pair behavior their examine, Annja quickly realizes she has extra to fret approximately than being stuck in snowslides. simply because everyone seems to be hiding something—from her good friend, to the U.S. army team of workers guarding the location. without one to belief and a person out to kill her, Annja has nowhere to show. And every thing to lose.
By Clive Cussler, Dirk Cussler
Dirk Pitt returns, within the exciting new novel from the grand grasp of event and no 1 New York Times–bestselling author.
whereas investigating a poisonous outbreak within the Caribbean Sea which could finally threaten the us, Pitt unwittingly turns into eager about whatever much more dangerous—a post-Castro strength fight for the keep an eye on of Cuba. in the meantime, Pitt's childrens, marine engineer Dirk and oceanographer summer time, are on an research in their personal, chasing an Aztec stone which can display the whereabouts of an enormous ancient Aztec treasure. the matter is, that stone used to be believed to were destroyed at the battleship Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, which brings them either to Cuba as well—and squarely into harm's means. the 3 of them were in determined occasions ahead of . . . yet possibly by no means rather as dire because the one dealing with them now.
By Andrew Forbes
DK Eyewitness Thailand's shores & Islands commute consultant will lead you directly to the easiest points of interest this majestic sector has on provide. choked with color pictures, illustrations and designated maps, detect Thailand's seashores and islands quarter by way of area; from the unforgettable seashores of Phuket, Ko Samuii and Ko Phi Phi to the simplest sights of the Krabi province with important heritage on every little thing from diving and snorkelling to enjoyable in beautiful rainforests. DK Eyewitness Thailand's shores & Islands explores each side of the area from its panorama and natural world to its historical past and tradition, activities, outside actions and nightlife. no matter if you are looking a secluded getaway or the most popular get together locations, you can find the entire insider information each customer wishes with dozens of reports of motels, eating places, bars, considerable purchasing suggestions in addition to seashores, markets and gala's indexed sector via quarter. With updated info on relocating among the islands, scenic excursions and the main unmissable Thai food DK Eyewitness Thailand's seashores & Islands is imperative. do not pass over a specific thing in your vacation with DK Eyewitness Thailand's seashores & Islands.
By Craig Childs
Craig Childs is misplaced. In a labyrinth of canyons within the American Southwest the place almost not anything else is alive - slightly any plants, few symptoms of flora and fauna, scant hint of any human precursors during this panorama - Childs and his good friend Dirk adopt a fortnight's trip. With as a lot meals and equipment as they could hold, and little else yet their wiles to aid them traverse the inhospitable, unmappable terrain, the 2 males imagine the life-or-death problem of exploring this land - after which discovering a manner out. both gripping as their experience within the wild is the parallel tale, informed in flashback, of what has propelled the 2 males into those severe situations. In scenes that crackle with pressure and suspense - reminiscences of barroom brawls, high-speed motor vehicle chases and reckless feats of risk-taking - we find the remarkable legacy of violence that every guy is escaping. As a chronicle of event, as emotionally-charged human drama, as confessional memoir, the way in which OUT is a transcendent booklet, a piece destined to earn an enduring position within the literature of extremes.
By Brian Jacques
During this 13th publication of the long island Times best-selling Redwall epic, Brian Jacques brings to existence an adventure-filled new story, that includes the main not going of companions-Dotti, a brazen younger haremaid, and the badger Lord Brocktree, a fearsome warrior.
jointly, the 2 embark on a dangerous trip to Salamadastron, the mythical mountain of the badger lords, that's below siege by way of the vicious wildcat Ungatt Trunn and his notorious Blue Hordes. it's only Brocktree, with assistance from the lively Dotti, who can shop them and take again the mountain that's rightfully theirs, restoring peace to the Redwall lands.