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House of the Red Slayer: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 2

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December, 1377. A great frost has London in its icy grip; even the Thames is frozen bank to bank. The Constable of the Tower of London, Sir Ralph Witton, is found murdered in a cold, bleak chamber in the North Bastion. The door is still locked from the inside and guarded by trusted retainers. So how did the assassins slip across a frozen moat to climb the sheer wall to commit such a dreadful crime? Appointed to investigate, Brother Athelstan and Sir John Cranston soon discover that Sir Ralph’s murder is only the first in a series of macabre killings which have their roots in a terrible act of betrayal committed many years previously.
Author: Paul Doherty
Published by: Severn House Publishers | Publication date: 11/21/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 292 pages

The Elizas: A Novel

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Harper’s Bazaar | 10 New Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2018 Cosmopolitan | Best April Ever Roundup Bustle | 35 Most Anticipated Fiction Books of 2018 PopSugar | 10 of the Most Anticipated Books in 2018 BuzzFeed | 5 Best Thrillers of Spring BookBub | 17 Great New Books Coming in 2018 She Reads | Most Anticipated Books of April 2018 Bookish | April 2018 Book Club Picks Real Simple | The Best Books of 2018 (So Far) Town & Country | The Best Books to Read This April From the New York Times bestselling author of the Pretty Little Liars series comes a thriller “blending Hitchcock, S.J. Watson, and Ruth Ware” (Entertainment Weekly) filled with half-truths, suppressed memories, and ingenious twists.When Eliza Fontaine is rescued from the bottom of a hotel pool just a few weeks before her first novel is going to be published, her family assumes that it’s another failed suicide attempt. But Eliza swears she was pushed. The problem is she remembers little of that night, a result of the large quantity of alcohol she consumed and a worsening struggle with memory loss due to a brain tumor. Feeling ignored and vulnerable, she decides she must find the truth of what actually happened. As she searches for answers, something very peculiar begins to happen: The people closest to her start to confuse the events in her novel with those in her real life. The dividing line between fact and fiction seems to be dissolving, and even Eliza is becoming uncertain about where her protagonist’s story ends and hers begins. She glimpses a shadowy presence hovering nearby, a mirror image of herself…but is it all in her head or is there really someone following her, studying her, wishing to do her harm? Perhaps the answers to all her questions already exist in the pages of her novel, if only she could put the pieces together in the right way. The Elizas is a heart-pounding, Hitchcockian double narrative composed of secrets, lies, false memories, and an unreliable narrator you’ll never forget.
Author: Sara Shepard
Published by: Atria Books | Publication date: 04/17/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 353 pages

The Divine Magnet: Herman Melville's Letters to Nathaniel Hawthorne

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If you don't know Melville's letters to Hawthorne, you don't know Melville. These letters are full of passion, humor, doubt, and spiritual yearning, and offer an intimate view of Melville's personality. Lyrical and effusive, they are literary works in themselves. This correspondence has been out of print for decades, and even when it was in print it appeared in scholarly volumes of Melville's complete correspondence, aimed at the academy. The Divine Magnet will provide the general literary public as well as the college classroom with a reliable and beautifully produced volume of Melville's letters to Hawthorne, along with supplemental material, highlighting the relationship between these luminaries of American letters.
Published by: Orison Books | Publication date: 07/19/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 106 pages

Hanns and Rudolf: The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz

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WINNER OF THE WINGATE PRIZE The “compelling,” untold story of the man who brought one of Nazi Germany’s most notorious war criminals to justice—“fascinates and shocks” (The Washington Post).May 1945. In the aftermath of the Second World War, the first British War Crimes Investigation Team is assembled to hunt down the senior Nazi officials responsible for the greatest atrocities the world has ever seen. One of the lead investigators is Lieutenant Hanns Alexander, a German Jew who is now serving in the British Army. Rudolf Höss is his most elusive target. As Kommandant of Auschwitz, Höss not only oversaw the murder of more than one million men, women, and children; he was the man who perfected Hitler’s program of mass extermination. Höss is on the run across a continent in ruins, the one man whose testimony can ensure justice at Nuremberg. Hanns and Rudolf reveals for the very first time the full, exhilarating account of Höss’s capture, an encounter with repercussions that echo to this day. Moving from the Middle Eastern campaigns of World War I to bohemian Berlin in the 1920s to the horror of the concentration camps and the trials in Belsen and Nuremberg, it tells the story of two German men—one Jewish, one Catholic—whose lives diverged, and intersected, in an astonishing way. This is “one of those true stories that illuminates a small justice in the aftermath of the Holocaust, an event so huge and heinous that there can be no ultimate justice” (New York Daily News).
Published by: Simon & Schuster | Publication date: 09/03/2013
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 369 pages

Lonely Planet Discover India (Travel Guide)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet's Discover India is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Gaze at the iconic Taj Mahal, ride a camel through a magical desert scene in Jaisalmer, or hit the famous beaches of Goa; all with your trusted travel companion. Discover the best of India and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet's Discover India:
  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, art, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, customs, etiquette, religion
  • Covers Delhi, Agra, the Taj Mahal, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Mumbai, Ajanta, Ellora, Goa, Kerala, Karnataka, Darjeeling, Varanasi, Himachal Pradesh and more
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones)
  • Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges
  • Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews
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  • Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash
  • Embedded links to recommendations' websites
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  • Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Discover India, our easy-to-use guide, filled with inspiring and colorful photos, focuses on India's most popular attractions for those looking for the best of the best. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all the country has to offer? Check out Lonely Planet's India guide. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.
Published by: Lonely Planet | Publication date: 11/01/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 324 pages

A Practical Guide to the 2016 ISDA® Credit Support Annexes For Variation Margin under English and New York Law

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In the aftermath of the global financial crisis many regulatory reforms were made. One of these was more frequent revaluation of OTC derivatives risk exposure and related margining. Regulators now expect this to be addressed every business day.Variation margin relates to collateral used to cover changes in OTC derivatives mark to market risk exposure and such collateral is normally cash in major currencies and/or highly rated government bonds.In April 2016 the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) published two Credit Support Annexes For Variation Margin under English and New York Law in readiness for new regulations which started to be implemented in the USA in September 2016 and in the European Union early in 2017.A Practical Guide to the 2016 ISDA® Credit Support Annexes For Variation Margin under English and New York Law is the essential book for all who need to know about the new detailed regulations for margining in the European Union and the USA and most of all need to understand the contents of these two credit support annexes so that they can negotiate them safely and confidently.The book is written by two of the world’s leading commentators on the subject, Paul C. Harding and Abigail J. Harding, and its coverage is comprehensive.This first edition principally offers readers a detailed guide to these two credit support annexes through a clause-by-clause commentary on each of them. This commentary is written in clear English for a good, swift understanding of the implications of each provision.The full texts of each Credit Support Annex are reproduced in the appendices with the kind permission of ISDA.As well as the commentary mentioned above, the book also contains chapters on the causes of the global financial crisis and the detailed regulatory response to them and the most recent developments in the OTC derivatives markets including ways the “too big to fail” problem has been addressed, MiFID II and the implications of BREXIT as far as they are currently known.This one-stop book is principally aimed at lawyers and paralegals who need to negotiate these two new credit support annexes. Other professionals in the European and US OTC derivatives markets will also find this book useful. These could include traders, credit officers and regulators as well as academics specialising in collateralisation. Such professionals may work for commercial or investment banks, law firms, treasury units, collateral departments, central banks, pension funds and fund managers. Such is the broad potential appeal of this must-have book which caters for the novice and seasoned negotiator alike.
Published by: Harriman House | Publication date: 02/19/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 264 pages

Mastering Securities Lending Documentation: A Practical Guide to the Main European and US Master Securities Lending Agreements (The Mastering Series)

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Securities lending master agreements are vital for covering securities loans between contracting parties. They also offer legal and credit protection and a close-out netting procedure if a party defaults or goes bankrupt. These agreements are widely used by banks, securities houses, pension funds, hedge funds and insurance companies. Mastering Securities Lending Documentation is a practical guide to understanding the negotiation of these master agreements used in the United Kingdom, United States and Europe. It is an essential handbook for anyone involved in negotiating these agreements and includes:
  • An introduction to the history and operations of the market
  • A clear, user-friendly explanation of all paragraphs of the master agreements
  • An easy-to use split page format with the original text and commentary
  • Examples of commonly negotiated additions and amendments and their implications
  • Answers to legal, risk and operational questions
Published by: Financial Times/ Prentice Hall | Publication date: 07/21/2011
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 786 pages

Major League Baseball A Mile High: The First Quarter Century of the Colorado Rockies (The SABR Digital Library Book 58)

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Major League Baseball A Mile High: The First Quarter Century of the Colorado Rockies provides a look at the first 25 years (1993 through 2017) of the major-league baseball team in Denver, the Colorado Rockies. Included are essays on the birth of the Rockies and biographies of 24 of the most important players, managers, and club executives as selected by the Rocky Mountain chapter of SABR. We added “ballpark bios” of the two fields on the Rockies have called home: Mile High Stadium and Coors Field. In addition, 18 memorable and historic games are recapped here. Including a foreword by beat writer Thomas Harding, who has covered the Rockies since the year 2000, and illustrated with over 30 photos from the archives of the Colorado Rockies and the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Major League Baseball A Mile High is the perfect addition to any Rocky Mountain baseball fan's personal library. This book is a production of the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR). Over three dozen SABR members contributed as authors, editors, fact-checkers, and pitched in with ideas to shape the book. Contents:1.FOREWORD By Thomas Harding2.INTRODUCTION3.THE BIRTH OF THE COLORADO ROCKIES BASEBALL CLUB By Roger L. KinneyPLAYERS AND EXECUTIVES4.PEDRO ASTACIOGregory H. Wolf5.GARRETT ATKINSPaul Hofmann6.CLINT BARMESKurt Wells7.DON BAYLORMalcolm Allen and Alfonso L Tusa C8.DANTE BICHETTEManny Randhawa9.ELLIS BURKSRobert Brustad10.VINNY CASTILLAKyle Eaton11.AARON COOKJoy Hackenmueller and Bill Nowlin12.JEFF FRANCISAlex Marks13.BRIAN FUENTESRyan Keeler14.ANDRES GALARRAGA Brian Werner15.BOB GEBHARDPaul Parker16.BRAD HAWPEJohn Paul17.TODD HELTONAlan Cohen18.CLINT HURDLEBrian C. Engelhardt19.JASON JENNINGSMichael T. Roberts20.KELI MCGREGORAlex Marks21.JERRY MCMORRISBob LeMoine22.THE MONFORTS - DICK AND CHARLIERoger L. Kinney.DAN O’DOWDChristopher WilliamsonKEVIN RITZChad Moody25.LARRY WALKERAlan Cohen26.WALT WEISSKen Reed27.ERIC YOUNG SR.Mike Cooney28.THUMBNAILS OF SOME CURRENT ROCKIESEd Meserko and Gwen Meserko, and Carm RealeNolen Arenado / Charlie Blackmon / Jorge de la Rosa / Dexter Fowler / Carlos Gonzalez / Matt Holliday / Ubaldo Jimenez / Trevor Story / Troy TulowitzkiTHE BALLPARKS29.MILE HIGH STADIUMCurt Smith30.COORS FIELDThomas J. Brown Jr.MEMORABLE GAMES31.APRIL 9, 1993: A ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH ON OPENING DAYJohn Bauer32.APRIL 26, 1995: THE OPENING OF COORS FIELD AND THE BIRTH OF THE BLAKE STREET BOMBERSEriel F. Barcenas33.OCTOBER 1, 1995: THE MOST CONSEQUENTIAL COMEBACKJohn Bauer34.JULY 7, 1998: DENVER BALLPARK HOSTS HIGHEST SCORING ALL-STAR GAME - EVER!Alan Cohen35.JUNE 19, 1999: ROCKIES’ TODD HELTON HITS FOR THE CYCLE WITH FOUR LEAD-OFF AT-BATSMike Huber36.APRIL 10, 2000: KEN GRIFFEY JR. YOUNGEST PLAYER TO HIT 400TH HOME RUNRichard A. Cuicchi37.AUGUST 22, 2000: THE WINNING PITCHER WAS THE CATCHERPaul Hofmann38.AUGUST 23, 2001: JASON JENNINGS HOMERS, SHUTS OUT THE METS IN DEBUT GAMEJoseph Wancho39.APRIL 4, 2005: ROCKIES RESILIENT ROOKIES LEAD COMEBACKPaul Hofmann40.OCTOBER 1, 2007: GAME 163Lauren Cronin41.JULY 4, 2008: ROCKIES OUT-BLAST MARLINS IN FIREWORKS NIGHT GAMEMike Huber42.AUGUST 10, 2009: ROCKIES’ TROY TULOWITZKI HAS 5 FOR-5, 7-RBI NIGHT AS HE HITS FOR THE CYCLEMike Huber43.AUGUST 24, 2009: SPILBORGHS’ WALK-OFF SLAM BOOSTS PLAYOFFS DRIVEJack Zerby44.APRIL 17, 2010: UBALDO JIMENEZ’ BIG NIGHTMichael T. Roberts45.APRIL 4, 2014: A RECORD, THE ROOFTOP, AND A ROUT: OPENING DAY 2014 AT COORS FIELDJohn Bauer46.SEPTEMBER 15, 2015: A RECORD 24 PITCHERS, 58 TOTAL PLAYERS, IN 16-INNING GAMEMike Huber47.JUNE 18, 2017: ARENADO COMPLETES CYCLE WITH WALK-OFF HOMERMichael Huber48.AUGUST 14, 2017: CHAD BETTIS COMES HOMEBill Nowlin49.2009, JIM TRACY, AND THE MIRACLE AT 20TH & BLAKEMichael T. Roberts
Published by: Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) | Publication date: 06/18/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 438 pages

Ireland: The Autobiography: One Hundred Years of Irish Life, Told by Its People

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Ireland in its own words: a dazzling compendiumOver the past hundred years, Ireland has undergone profound political, social and cultural changes. But one thing that has not changed is the Irish genius for observation and storytelling, invective and self-scrutiny. Ireland: The Autobiography draws upon this genius to create a portrait of a century of Irish life through the words of the people who lived it.Broadcaster and historian John Bowman has mined archives, diaries and memoirs to create a remarkably varied and delightfully readable mosaic of voices and perspectives. Ireland: The Autobiography is a brilliantly selected, wide-ranging and engrossing take on the last century of Irish life. It gives us a portrait of Ireland unlike anything we've read before.'Absorbing and illuminating ... John Bowman has selected a range of accounts of Irish life that do justice to what happened, what it felt like, and the personal and societal experiences alongside the "official" version.' Diarmaid Ferriter, Irish Times'A treasure' Irish Examiner'A whistle-stop tour of the seismic, seminal and explosive events which shaped the nation as we know it' Irish Independent'Entertaining and informative' Sunday Business Post'A remarkably varied and delightfully readable mosaic of voices and perspectives' Women's Way'A thoughtful and eclectic collection' Irish Mail on Sunday
Author: John Bowman
Published by: Penguin | Publication date: 09/15/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 496 pages

Dublin: The Chaos Years: How the Dubs Made a Mess of Things for So Long – and How They Turned It Around

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Irish Times Sports Book of the Year Dublin has become the dominant force in Gaelic football, setting new standards of skill and efficiency. But it was not very long ago that the county was a byword for underachievement and disorganization. Every year from 1996 to 2010, the Dubs found new and creative ways of losing, of causing their fans to suffer, and of earning the scorn of the wider GAA public.Based on interviews with former players and coaches, Dublin: The Chaos Years tells the entertaining and sometimes scarcely believable story of how the Dubs managed to make such a hames of things over a period of fifteen years. It also traces the beginnings of the turnaround, as the bad habit of failure began to give way to a healthier culture. Full of frank, witty and sometimes outrageous stories and analysis from the people who were at the centre of it, Dublin: The Chaos Years is a book for every Gaelic football fan.'Fascinating' Kieran Cunningham, Irish Daily Star'This book offers fascinating insight into the egos, dressing room divides, and bad habits which held the county back on the field. ... [It's] full of honest and witty interviews with players, coaches and officials from that revolutionary period.' Darren Frehil, RTÉ Culture'From unwelcoming veterans to arseboxing and collapsing human pyramids to marching to the Hill to startled earwigs to champs, Cotter has it all covered in a very well-written and insightful read.' Kieran Shannon, Irish Examiner'Cotter has done some terrific interviews ... the raw, hard-nosed nature of the Dublin dressing room at the end of the 1990s jumps from the page. ... Well worth anyone's time' Malachy Clerkin, Irish Times Sports Books of 2018
Author: Neil Cotter
Published by: Penguin | Publication date: 10/04/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages
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