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World of Trouble

World of Trouble

Henry Drinker and Elizabeth Sandwith, both Philadelphia Quakers, were marry in January 1761. He was the child of an office agent and, at age 26, a rising import-send out vendor; she was the stranded girl of a trader and boat proprietor. As they subsided into wedded life, they had no notion that, after a short time, the world they knew would be flipped around by political disturbance, financial blacklists and, eventually, transformation. Elizabeth kept voluminous journals during these years, and she and Henry kept the many letters that they traded when isolated. In “Universe of Trouble,” antiquarian Richard Godbeer draws…

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Where Death is a Hunter

Where Death is a Hunter

Hannah Fatier has just started her first job as an anesthesiologist at Deaconess Hospital in San Francisco, she has just bought a new home, and she is newly engaged. In short, Hannah’s life is going well. That is, until a patient under Hannah’s care dies of mysterious causes during a routine operation. Someone has framed her for the death of her patient, but who? And more importantly, why?

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Sky Knight

Sky Knight

Sky Knight, by Sandra Harvey, tells the story of Taliah, a woman who has spent her life training to capture thieves and villains of the Skylands. Although she’s young, she has worked hard and risen through the ranks to become a Lieutenant. Her new assignment involves chasing after a pirate named Erikson Roarke, who wants both to evade her as well as convince her that everything she thinks she knows about her government is wrong.

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Cinder

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder, by Marissa Meyer, is a science fiction, futuristic retelling of the classic Cinderella story. In this world, Cinder is a cyborg due to an accident that occurred when she was 11, when she had to have her hand and leg replaced. Now she’s dealing with all manner of wires and mechanical parts, but there are some benefits. She can download information to fill in the blanks when she doesn’t know something, which gives her an uncanny ability to fix machines.

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The Camelot Shadow

The Camelot Shadow

Sean Gibson’s The Camelot Shadow presents the story of Lord Alfred Fitzwilliam, who will do anything to save his wife, Ellen, who is dying. When approached about the possibility of King Arthur’s scabbard being preserved and its supposed abilities to heal people, he takes a chance and heads off to search for it. Joining him are his friend William Upton, and two parties both interested in taking the scabbard for their own purposes. Full of mystery and magic, this Victorian Era novel is a new and original take on the legend of King Arthur.

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