Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781466887404
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 368

A Library Journal Best Book of 2015 A Library Journal Summer Spotlight Title They're rebels, scoundrels, and blackguards-dark, dashing men on the wrong side of the law. But for the women who love them, a hint of danger only makes the heart beat faster, in the stunning debut historical romance The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne. STEALING BEAUTY Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one of Victorian London's wealthiest, most influential men who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on those who've wronged him...and will fight to the death to seize what he wants. The lovely, still innocent widow Farah Leigh Mackenzie is no exception-and soon Dorian whisks the beautiful lass away to his sanctuary in the wild Highlands... COURTING DESIRE But Farah is no one's puppet. She possesses a powerful secret-one that threatens her very life. When being held captive by Dorian proves to be the only way to keep Farah safe from those who would see her dead, Dorian makes Farah a scandalous proposition: marry him for protection in exchange for using her secret to help him exact revenge on his enemies. But what the Blackheart of Ben More never could have imagined is that Farah has terms of her own, igniting a tempestuous desire that consumes them both. Could it be that the woman he captured is the only one who can touch the black heart he'd long thought dead?

Publisher : Oxford University Press - Children
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 9780192738059
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding- Riding-riding- The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door. In Alfred Noyes's thrilling poem, charged with drama and tension, we ride with the highwayman and recoil from the terrible fate that befalls him and his sweetheart Bess, the landlord's daughter. The vivid imagery of the writing is matched by Charles Keeping's haunting illustrations which won him the Kate Greenaway Medal. This new edition features rescanned artwork to capture the breath-taking detail of Keeping's illustrations and a striking new cover.

Publisher : Penguin
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780735220911
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 160

Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire series—the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017. When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man's-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving “officer needs assistance” calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half-century ago. With an investigation that spans this world and the next, Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear take on a case that pits them against a legend: The Highwayman.

Publisher : Tor Fantasy
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781429970846
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 432

In The Highwayman, New York Times–bestselling author R. A. Salvatore takes his readers back to his signature world of Corona, introducing a fascinating new hero in the Saga of the First King series. It is God's year 54, many years before the Demon Wars, in the land of Corona. The roads are unsafe to travel; goblins and bloodthirsty Powries search out human prey. Two religions struggle fiercely for control. Bran Dynard, a monk of the fledgling religion of Abelle, returns from his mission in a far-off land with a book of mystical knowledge and a beautiful and mysterious new wife. But he soon realizes that the world he left behind has changed, and his dream of spreading the wisdom he learned to his fellow monks is crushed. Forced to hide his wife and his precious book, Bran must decide whom he can trust and where he should now place his faith. Twenty years later, the situation has grown darker and more desperate. Only the Highwayman travels freely, his sword casting aside both Powries and soldiers. The people need a savior, but is the Highwayman on a mission of mercy...or vengeance? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Publisher : Distractions Ink
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780983525059
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 172

A chambermaid in the house of Tremeshton, Faris Shayhan well knew torment, despair, and trepidation. To Faris it seemed the future stretched long and desolate before her—as bleak and dark as a lonesome midnight path. Still, the moon oft casts hopeful luminosity to light one’s way. So it was that Lady Maranda Rockrimmon cast hope upon Faris—set Faris upon a different path—a path of happiness, serenity, and love.Thus Faris abandoned the tainted air at Tremeshton in favor of the amethyst sunsets of Loch Loland Castle and her new mistress, Lady Rockrimmon. Further, it was on the very night of her emancipation that Faris first met the man of her dreams—the man of every woman’s dreams—the rogue Highwayman of Tanglewood.Dressed in black and astride his mighty steed, the brave, heroic, and dashing rogue Highwayman of Tanglewood stole Faris’s heart as easily as he stole her kiss. Yet the Highwayman of Tanglewood was encircled in mystery—mystery as thick and as secretive as time itself. Could Faris truly own the heart of a man so thoroughly enveloped in twilight shadows and mysterious secrets?

Publisher :
Category : Musicals
ISBN : UOM:39015007848412
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 232

Publisher : Choc Lit Limited
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781781890738
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 267

This rousing Georgian-era romance of love and larceny is “anything but predictable”—from the award-winning author of Up Close (Historical Novel Society). Jack Blythe, heir to the Earl of Lampton, is a man who loves a good bet. So when a masked woman brandishing a pistol holds up his carriage in Hounslow Heath, he turns the robbery into a wager with his profligate cousin: Which of them can track down and capture the beautiful outlaw first? But the determined nobleman is risking much more than a hundred guineas . . . As Jack and the elusive highwaywoman enter into a swashbuckling game of cat and mouse, he discovers that his quarry is a virtuous and selfless peasant with more than just her identity to hide. Though he vowed to bring her to justice, Jack now wishes to protect the brave yet vulnerable woman from a mysterious threat. But how far can he trust a desperate thief who’s already stolen his heart?

Publisher : Siren-BookStrand
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781632589699
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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[BookStrand Regency Romance, HEA] Captain Jack Jordan, newly returned to England from the Peninsular War, is only having fun with friends when he poses as a highwayman to waylay a lady's carriage. Now she faces banishment from society amid false allegations the rogue ruined her. The same honor Jack displayed on the battlefield dictates he restore her reputation, even if it means wedding the rebellious vixen - ideally without revealing his role in her downfall. Felicity Griffin wonders if dashing Captain Jordan is the gentleman thief to whom she surrendered her betrothal ring. How else to explain his sudden interest? But since the outraged earl engaged to her since infancy has jilted her, she hopes to escape another marriage of convenience. Wanting some fun of her own, she sets out to tease and trap Jack into admitting his guilt. As they entangle each other in a battle of wits and deceit, and ultimately seduction, she also traps his heart even as he steals her own. ** A BookStrand Mainstream Romance

Publisher :
Category : Cantatas, Secular
ISBN : UOM:39015007865598
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 76

Publisher : Author House
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781467896801
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 168

This is an adventure story based on the real-life escapades of a fifteenth-century robber-knight. Humphrey Kynaston, who was born into an aristocratic family, became the rebel, the black sheep of the family, preferring company in the local inns and gambling dens. Outlawed he escapes to live in a cave. Here he lives with his infamous and legendary horse, protected by the local peasantry. Disowned and disinherited by his father, he resorts to robbing the wealthy merchants who pass along the road. He rewards the local peasants who protect him. Fantastic tales abound about his adventures and amazing feats. His horse is endowed with magical powers, aiding him to avoid capture by the authorities. This is the tale of his quest for adventure and romance on the wrong side of the law.