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The Windsor Knot

By SJ Bennett
  • ISBN Code: : 0063050021
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
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“Sheer entertainment… Bennett infuses wit and an arch sensibility into her prose… This is not mere froth, it is pure confection.” – New York Times Book Review “[A] pitch-perfect murder mystery… If The Crown were crossed with Miss Marple…, the result would probably be something like this charming whodunnit.” – Ruth Ware, author of One by One The bestselling first book in a highly original and delightfully clever crime series in which Queen Elizabeth II secretly solves crimes while carrying out her royal duties. It is the early spring of 2016 and Queen Elizabeth is at Windsor Castle in advance of her 90th birthday celebrations. But the preparations are interrupted by the shocking and untimely death of a guest in one of the Castle bedrooms. The scene leads some to think the young Russian pianist strangled himself, yet a badly tied knot leads MI5 to suspect foul play. When they begin to question the Household’s most loyal servants, Her Majesty knows they’re looking in the wrong place. For the Queen has been living an extraordinary double life ever since her teenage years as “Lilibet.” Away from the public eye and unbeknownst to her closest friends and advisers, she has the most brilliant skill for solving crimes. With help from her Assistant Private Secretary, Rozie Oshodi, a British Nigerian officer recently appointed to the Royal Horse Artillery, the Queen discreetly begins making inquiries. As she carries out her royal duties with her usual aplomb, no one in the Royal Household, the government, or the public knows that the resolute Elizabeth won’t hesitate to use her keen eye, quick mind, and steady nerve to bring a murderer to justice. SJ Bennett captures Queen Elizabeth’s voice with skill, nuance, wit, and genuine charm in this imaginative and engaging mystery that portrays Her Majesty as she’s rarely seen: kind yet worldly, decisive, shrewd, and, most important, a superb judge of character.

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  • Pdf File: dead-in-the-dog.pdf

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The 1954 murder of a plantation owner in Malaya puts a newly qualified pathologist’s forensic skills to the test in this mystery series debut. As he arrives in Malaya (now Malaysia), newly qualified pathologist Tom Howden is still questioning his decision to sign on for three years in Her Majesty’s Far East Land Forces. Once settling in, however, he discovers that his new home is a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. When an English plantation owner is murdered one night, the finger of suspicion naturally points at local bandits, rather than a fellow Englishman. It soon becomes clear, however, that the situation is rather more complicated—and deadly—than it first appeared. Bernard Knight is the author of the Crown John Mysteries series and is a member of The Medieval Murderers. Dr. Knight is one of England’s foremost forensic experts. He served in Malaya during the 1950s. “Dead in the Dog, first in this new series, further bolsters Knight’s reputation as a top murder mystery author and does not disappoint.” —Historical Novel Society “The unusual setting, Perak State in 1954 British Malaya, boosts this first in a new series from Knight.” —Publishers Weekly

At Her Majesty's Pleasure

By Robert Douglas
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  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Book Code : 1444719343
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 629
  • Pdf File: at-her-majesty-s-pleasure.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the final instalment in his autobiographical trilogy, Robert Douglas takes us through the sixties and into the eighties with his memories of life as a prison officer, and, at the end of his career, as an electricity chargehand driving around the Yorkshire Dales. He tells us of his prison experiences, with anecdotes about many of the most famous criminals in British history -- the Krays, the Richardsons, the Great Train Robbers, Soviet spies and many more. Told in the same endearing and fascinating voice that readers of LAST SONG OF THE NIGHT TRAM and SOMEWHERE TO LAY MY HEAD first fell in love with, this volume continues the story of Robert's remarkable journey of self-education, introducing us to larger-than-life characters on both sides of the bars, and evoking a strong sense of social change as Britain emerged from the post-War gloom into the bright lights of the Beatles years.

Rhio's Dancer (Novella)

By Denise Rossetti
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101611154
  • Total of Pages : 129
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 794
  • Pdf File: rhio-s-dancer.pdf

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Danger and desire become one in Denise Rossetti’s “hot, steamy, sexy, and downright yummy” (Fresh Fiction) novella of a soldier who crosses the line into the most forbidden territory of all... A battle-scarred veteran of love and war, Captain Rhio of the Queen’s Guard has never met a woman as fierce, as fascinating, as the foreign slave dancer, Amae. Her Dance of the Battle Maiden is so scandalous the captain has to quell a riot at Her Majesty's very proper reception for the Trinitarian ambassador. Fortunately, he's accustomed to taking command. Everything male in Rhio is aroused and challenged by Amae's untamed spirit. Despite his suspicions about her, he can't resist taking a single night to lose himself in her dark wild beauty. The dancer has the heart of a warrior and a nefarious purpose she won't disclose. She's up to her pretty little neck in political intrigue, treachery and murder, but for some stupid reason, Rhio can't make himself walk away. Amae might just get him killed before they're through, but gods, what a glorious way to go! Includes a preview of The Dark Rose Rhio's Dancer previously appeared in Laced with Desire

The Royal Throne of Mercy and British Culture in the Victorian Age

By James Gregory
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 135014245X
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : History
  • Members : 272
  • Pdf File: the-royal-throne-of-mercy-and-british-culture-in-the-victorian-age.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In the first detailed study of its kind, James Gregory's book takes a historical approach to mercy by focusing on widespread and varied discussions about the quality, virtue or feeling of mercy in the British world during Victoria's reign. Gregory covers an impressive range of themes from the gendered discourses of 'emotional' appeal surrounding Queen Victoria to the exercise and withholding of royal mercy in the wake of colonial rebellion throughout the British empire. Against the backdrop of major events and their historical significance, a masterful synthesis of rich source material is analysed, including visual depictions (paintings and cartoons in periodicals and popular literature) and literary ones (in sermons, novels, plays and poetry). Gregory's sophisticated analysis of the multiple meanings, uses and operations of royal mercy duly emphasise its significance as a major theme in British cultural history during the 'long 19th century'. This will be essential reading for those interested in the history of mercy, the history of gender, British social and cultural history and the legacy of Queen Victoria's reign.

The Death Penalty

By Roger Hood,Carolyn Hoyle
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Book Code : 0191005304
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 829
  • Pdf File: the-death-penalty.pdf

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The fifth edition of this highly praised study charts and explains the progress that continues to be made towards the goal of worldwide abolition of the death penalty. The majority of nations have now abolished the death penalty and the number of executions has dropped in almost all countries where abolition has not yet taken place. Emphasising the impact of international human rights principles and evidence of abuse, the authors examine how this has fuelled challenges to the death penalty and they analyse and appraise the likely obstacles, political and cultural, to further abolition. They discuss the cruel realities of the death penalty and the failure of international standards always to ensure fair trials and to avoid arbitrariness, discrimination and conviction of the innocent: all violations of the right to life. They provide further evidence of the lack of a general deterrent effect; shed new light on the influence and limits of public opinion; and argue that substituting for the death penalty life imprisonment without parole raises many similar human rights concerns. This edition provides a strong intellectual and evidential basis for regarding capital punishment as undeniably cruel, inhuman and degrading. Widely relied upon and fully updated to reflect the current state of affairs worldwide, this is an invaluable resource for all those who study the death penalty and work towards its removal as an international goal.

Alta Lynn, M.D.

By Nellie Bly
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  • Publisher : Sordelet Ink
  • Book Code : 1944540628
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 325
  • Pdf File: alta-lynn-m-d.pdf

Book Short Summary:

An astonishing discovery! Available for the first time in 125 years, the Lost Novels Of Nellie Bly! Pioneering undercover journalist Nellie Bly is rightly famous for exposing society's ills. From brutal insane asylums to corrupt politicians, she exposed all manner of frauds and charlatans. She was also a skilled interviewer and reporter. What no one has known was that she was also a novelist. This is because, of the twelve novels Bly wrote between 1889 and 1895, eleven have been lost. Until now. Newly discovered by author David Blixt (What Girls Are Good For, The Master Of Verona), Nellie Bly's lost works of fiction are now available for the first time! Complete with the original artwork! These are The Lost Novels of Nellie Bly! Alta Lynn and her best friend, Pet Darlington, are out riding one day with two young men when, on a lark, they agree to hold a mock wedding. Only afterwards do the ladies find the marriages are legal and binding! Furious, Alta Lynn rejects her new husband and flees to New York, throwing herself into her education. Three years later she is a doctor with an active practice. A midnight summons to a patient who has attempted suicide leads to several new acquaintances, and Alta Lynn finds herself the personal doctor to the wealthy Osborne family. That summer, while vacationing with the Osbornes, she finds herself face to face with her husband! Worse, a blackmailer is threatening the Osbornes over a dreadful secret that would ruin their daughter. When a man is thrown off a cliff to die in the sea, Alta suspects her secret husband of the deed. She decides to cover for him, unwittingly opening herself up to the blackmailer’s threats. Secrets, scandals, and murder all surround. . .Alta Lynn, M.D.! Extra feature: includes the New York World articles that inspired her stories!

An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason

By Virginia Boecker
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 031632728X
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 570
  • Pdf File: an-assassin-s-guide-to-love-and-treason.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Kirkus 2018 Best Book of the Year! Shakespeare in Love meets Philippa Gregory in this witty and thrilling story of star-crossed assassins in Elizabeth England, perfect for fans of My Lady Jane and The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue! When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers treason wasn't the only secret he's been hiding -- he was also involved in a murder plot against the reigning Queen Elizabeth I. With nothing left to lose, Katherine disguises herself as a boy and travels to London to fulfill her father's mission, and to take it one step further -- kill the queen herself. Katherine's opportunity comes in the form of William Shakespeare's newest play, which is to be performed in front of Her Majesty. But what she doesn't know is that the play is not just a play. It's a plot to root out insurrectionists and destroy the rebellion once and for all. The mastermind behind this ruse is Toby Ellis, a young spy for the queen with secrets of his own. When Toby and Katherine are cast opposite each other as the play's leads, they find themselves inexplicably drawn to one another. But the closer they grow, the more precarious their positions become. And soon they learn that star-crossed love, mistaken identity, and betrayal are far more dangerous off the stage than on.

The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin

By Chris Ewan
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  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Book Code : 1250031133
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 753
  • Pdf File: the-good-thief-s-guide-to-berlin.pdf

Book Short Summary:

You can't keep a good thief down . . . Charlie Howard is back and robbing the city of Berlin blind, until he witnesses a murder being committed right before his eyes Charlie Howard, part-time writer, part-time thief, has been engaged in a veritable spree of larceny and misappropriation since moving to Berlin, Germany. He's supposed to be working on his next novel. But high rent and a love for thrill-seeking has been hard on his word count. But Charlie's larcenous binge is interrupted by the call to duty—on behalf of Her Majesty's Government. Four embassy employees are suspected of stealing a sensitive item. Charlie is to break into their homes, find the culprit and recover the stolen property. But there's a catch. The item is so sensitive, Charlie isn't told what he's looking for. Not its size, not its weight, nothing. He's only told that he'll recognize it when he sees it. Charlie has been a successful thief because he follows his own rules, the first being "Don't get caught." Well, after he enters the first suspect's home, he has to add a new rule: "Don't admire the view." As Charlie stares across the street, he sees something he really wishes he hadn't—a woman being murdered. And that's just for starters. What follows is a wild adventure in the former cauldron of spies. With The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin, Chris Ewan shows why he was voted as one of America's favorite British authors by a Huffington Post poll. Clever and wildly entertaining, this is a mystery series that is "big fun" (The Seattle Times).

The Irish Yearbook of International Law, Volume 1 2006

By Jean Allain,Siobhán Mullally
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1847314074
  • Total of Pages : 502
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 287
  • Pdf File: the-irish-yearbook-of-international-law-volume-1-2006.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Irish Yearbook of International Law is intended to stimulate further research into Ireland's practice in international affairs and foreign policy, filling a gap in existing legal scholarship and assisting in the dissemination of Irish thinking and practice on matters of international law. On an annual basis, the Yearbook presents peer-reviewed academic articles and book reviews on general issues of international law. Designated correspondents provide reports on international law developments in Ireland, Irish practice in international fora and the European Union, and the practice of joint North-South implementation bodies in Ireland. In addition, the Yearbook reproduces documents that reflect Irish practice on contemporary issues of international law. Publication of the Irish Yearbook of International Law makes Irish practice and opinio juris more readily available to Governments, academics and international bodies when determining the content of international law. In providing a forum for the documentation and analysis of North-South relations the Yearbook also make an important contribution to post-conflict and transitional justice studies internationally. As a matter of editorial policy, the Yearbook seeks to promote a multilateral approach to international affairs, reflecting and reinforcing Ireland's long-standing commitment to multilateralism as a core element of foreign policy.