Peril in the Palace

Peril in the Palace
Author: Paul McCusker,Marianne Hering
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1604828633
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Release: 2012-03-27
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Cousins Patrick and Beth travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination Station, to thirteenth-century China, where they meet Marco Polo and Kublai Khan and are mistaken for Christian shamans.

Voyage with the Vikings

Voyage with the Vikings
Author: Paul McCusker,Marianne Hering
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1604828552
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Release: 2012-01-11
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, where they meet Erik the Red and Leif Eriksson and witness the spread of Christianity in that country.

Voyage With the Vikings Attack at the Arena Peril in the Palace

Voyage With the Vikings Attack at the Arena Peril in the Palace
Author: Marianne Hering,Paul McCusker,David Hohn
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1589976959
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Release: 2012-10-01
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Beth and her cousin Patrick travel in Mr. Whittaker's invention, the Imagination station, to 1000 A.D. Greenland, to ancient Rome, and to thirteenth-century China.

Attack at the Arena

Attack at the Arena
Author: Paul McCusker,Marianne Hering
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1604828595
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Release: 2012-03-27
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Patrick and his cousin Beth travel back in time to ancient Rome, where they meet Telemachus and help put an end to the spectacle of gladiators fighting to the death.

The Ice Palace

The Ice Palace
Author: Robert Swindells
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780141926995
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Release: 1992-11-26
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Ivan lives in a land where the winter is dark and fearful. Starjik, King of Winter, steals Ivan's little brother and Ivan braves the bitter cold to find him.

Showdown with the Shepherd

Showdown with the Shepherd
Author: Marianne Hering,Brock Eastman
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1604828714
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Release: 2012-02-03
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The key to adventure lies within your imagination! Cousins Patrick and Beth go to the Holy Land in the tenth century BC. Their goal is to get back the ring Hugh stole and return him to 1450s England where he belongs. But troubles await them as soon as they step out of the Imagination Station. First they meet an angry bear and later an angry giant. Set against the backdrop of the David and Goliath story, the cousins learn that having a giant faith is more important than having a giant on your side.

Queen s Peril

Queen s Peril
Author: E. K. Johnston
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781368063258
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Release: 2020-06-02
Editor: Disney Electronic Content
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she'll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her particular talents, but it will be up to Padmé to unite them as a group. When Naboo is invaded by forces of the Trade Federation, Queen Amidala and her handmaidens will face the greatest test--of themselves, and of each other.

Danger on a Silent Night

Danger on a Silent Night
Author: Marianne Hering,Nancy I. Sanders
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781624051159
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Release: 2013-09-20
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Beth and Patrick travel to the Holy Land. Patrick joins the wise men as they travel toward Jerusalem. Beth winds up at Herod’s palace and sees the king’s reaction when he finds out about the newly born King of the Jews. The cousins meet up at the palace. Devout Simeon tells them where they can find the baby Jesus. Beth and Patrick set out with the wise men only to discover they’ve been followed by one of Herod’s soldiers. Knowing that death is in store for the Baby Jesus if the soldier finds Him, Beth and Patrick carry out a plan to keep the baby safe.

Revenge of the Red Knight

Revenge of the Red Knight
Author: Paul McCusker,Marianne Hering
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1604828676
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Release: 2012-02-03
Editor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Eight-year-old cousins Patrick and Beth find themselves 1450's England during the War of the Roses, where they discover the missing treasures and meet the person who has been sending notes through the Imagination Station.

In Palace and Faubourg

In Palace and Faubourg
Author: Anonim
Pages: 462
ISBN: NYPL:33433076090806
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Release: 1888
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Graffiti Palace

Graffiti Palace
Author: A. G. Lombardo
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780374716714
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Release: 2018-03-13
Editor: MCD
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A brilliant, exhilarating debut novel that retells The Odyssey during the 1965 Watts Riots—like nothing you’ve ever read before It’s August 1965 and Los Angeles is scorching. Americo Monk, a street-haunting aficionado of graffiti, is frantically trying to return home to the makeshift harbor community (assembled from old shipping containers) where he lives with his girlfriend, Karmann. But this is during the Watts Riots, and although his status as a chronicler of all things underground garners him free passage through the territories fiercely controlled by gangs, his trek is nevertheless diverted. Embarking on an exhilarating, dangerous, and at times paranormal journey, Monk crosses paths with a dizzying array of representatives from Los Angeles subcultures, including Chinese gangsters, graffiti bombers, witches, the Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad, and others. Graffiti Palace is the story of a city transmogrified by the upsurge of its citizens, and Monk is our tour guide, cataloging and preserving the communities that, though surreptitious and unseen, nevertheless formed the backbone of 1960s Los Angeles. With an astounding generosity of imagery and imagination, Graffiti Palace heralds the birth of a major voice in fiction. A. G. Lombardo sees the writings on our walls, and with Graffiti Palace he has provided an allegorical paean to a city in revolt.

Escaping Peril Wings of Fire Book 8

Escaping Peril  Wings of Fire  Book 8
Author: Tui T. Sutherland
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780545685467
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Release: 2015-12-29
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The New York Times and USA Today bestselling series soars to even greater heights with a new prophecy and five new dragonets ready to claim their destiny! Peril has been loyal to Queen Scarlet, who used her fatal firescales to kill countless dragons in the SkyWing arena. Now, Peril is loyal to Clay, the only dragonet who has ever been her friend. So when Scarlet threatens Jade Mountain Academy, Peril sets off to find her former queen, stop her, and save the day, no matter what it takes. There's just one problem: a strangely persistent SeaWing, Turtle, insists on coming along, too. Turtle is worried about his friends, who left to search for Scarlet and haven't returned. Peril is worried that she might accidentally burn Turtle -- or burn him on purpose, for being so annoying -- and frustrated that she keeps saying and doing the wrong things. She can't escape her firescales, and she can't escape her reputation as the deadliest dragon in Pyrrhia. So when she's offered a chance to trade everything for a second chance, Peril has to decide who she's really loyal to . . . and whether her own scales might actually be worth saving."

Persian Paradises at Peril

Persian Paradises at Peril
Author: Farzin Fardanesh,Fatemeh Farnaz Arefian
Pages: 293
ISBN: 9783030625504
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Release: 2021-05-01
Editor: Springer Nature
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book offers a resourceful collection of essays examining recent efforts to respond to the challenges of planning, management and conserving landscapes in contemporary Iran, the home of Persian gardens. Drawing on selected recent studies, the chapters discuss the following topics: The sphere of knowledge and theoretical bases, including a survey of recent and ongoing research; Persian gardens remaining from the 6th century BC to the 19th century AD, which have influenced garden design in a vast geographic domain extending from India to Spain; Management and conservation of cultural landscapes, historic urban landscapes (HUL), road landscapes, and natural landscapes in the face of changes in climatic conditions and livelihood practices affecting their delicate dynamic balance and functions essential to their distinctive character; and Historic Territorial Landscapes (HTL) formed and evolved along the Silk and Spice Roads as compositions of tangible and intangible elements resulting from movement, exchanges and dialogue in space and over time. The book is a useful resource for a range of academics and professionals, such as landscape architects and managers, landscape historians and conservationists, and urban planners and managers.

Palace of Dreams

Palace of Dreams
Author: Adam Jay Epstein,Andrew Jacobson
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780062120304
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Release: 2013-12-23
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The familiars Aldwyn the cat, Skyler the blue jay, and Gilbert the tree frog are off on an all-new adventure in the series that Michael Buckley, bestselling author of The Sisters Grimm and NERDS series, says "combines the magic of Harry Potter and the adventure of Warriors." With inventive magic, laugh-out-loud humor, and a mysterious conspiracy that will take all the familiars' wits to unravel, Palace of Dreams is the familiars' most extraordinary adventure yet. Peace has returned to the queendom of Vastia. Paksahara has been defeated, and the three familiars Aldwyn, Skyler, and Gilbert are the heroes to thank. But when a birthday celebration at the palace goes dreadfully wrong, and Queen Loranella falls victim to a curse, it seems the familiars are the prime suspects. After narrowly escaping the palace dungeons, they'll have to embark on a quest to clear their names—a quest that will lead them across Vastia and even into the magical land of dreams.

Planet of Peril

Planet of Peril
Author: Otis Adelbert Kline
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781612103891
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Release: 2011-08-03
Editor: eStar Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Robert Grandon was suddenly transported to the mysterious and perilous planet of Venus...excerptRobert Ellsmore Grandon stifled a yawn with difficulty as the curtain went down on the first act of Don Giovanni and wondered what was the matter. It wasn't that opera bored him, or that tonight's performance was inferior; in fact, what he had been able to give his attention to struck him as being among the best performances he had seen. But something was distracting him, something he could not put his finger on; and the effort to keep his attention on the music and the performers was tiring him. Perhaps it was just one of those days, he thought.He was tired of life at twenty-four, he decided--tired and disillusioned and somehow trapped. After his spell of military service, he'd broken away from family obligations and expectations to join revolutionaries in Cuba. The struggle there had seemed important, worth risking his neck for; but he'd seen, much earlier than some others, that the new regime was just a change of masters. He'd gotten out while getting out was easy and returned to take up the career in insurance administration that his uncle wanted him to take--the uncle who had paid his college expenses. Now, Robert and Vincent Grandon would prepare for the position that. Uncle Arthur would be leaving in a few years. It would be a good career for both young men; for while only one could step into Arthur Grandon's shoes, the second spot would be no less desirable.Very likely, with full effort, he could make the top--but his cousin had the extra measure of devotion to the business that Robert Grandon simply couldn't bring. Robert Ellsmore Grandon yearned for action, adventure, romance--something that seemed to be gone in this world of the Twentieth Century.He made his way to the bar thinking that he'd chuck it all in a moment for a chance to think and act for himself, for a chance to accomplish something worthwhile according to his own lights. Yes--insurance was worthwhile, he thought as he sat at the bar and beckoned to Louis, but not worth his while.Louis looked his way, nodded, and started to mix a gibson for him. The bartender had a curious grin on his face as he set the glass down. "Did you get the message, Mr. Grandon?"Robert Grandon blinked. "What message?""Didn't you see the papers today?"

The Case of the Perilous Palace The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency Book 4

The Case of the Perilous Palace  The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency  Book 4
Author: Jordan Stratford
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780553536461
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Release: 2018-04-17
Editor: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The history-mystery-science series continues as the Wollstonecraft Detectives--Ada Byron Lovelace and Mary Shelley--take on a case by royal request. Ada's imperious grandmother has absolutely shut the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency down--until they get a case from a princess, that is. The princess Alexandrina Victoria, age 9 (who will grow up to be Queeen Victoria), is the most closely watched girl in England. She is never alone. Every morsel she eats is catalogued. Every visitor overseen. Every move noted down. She has but one thing of her own--a sketchbook she uses as a secret diary, where she records her private thoughts in code. But now, somehow, that sketchbook has disappeared. And so the princess enlists Ada and Mary to figure out what has happened to the sketchbook without arousing the suspicions of her minders. A most clandestine case indeed! One that will involve breaking into Kensington Palace and uncovering a host of surprising royal secrets... This funny, Christmas-time romp of a caper will delight history and mystery fans alike.

Portrait of Peril

Portrait of Peril
Author: Laura Joh Rowland
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781643854731
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Release: 2021-01-12
Editor: Crooked Lane Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

For fans of C. S. Harris comes Laura Joh Rowland's fifth Victorian mystery where Sarah must confront her own ghosts--and face her most elusive and deadly adversary yet. Victorian London is a city gripped by belief in the supernatural--but a grisly murder becomes a matter of flesh and blood for intrepid photographer Sarah Bain. London, October 1890. Crime scene photographer Sarah Bain is overjoyed to marry her beloved Detective Sergeant Barrett--but the wedding takes a sinister turn when the body of a stabbing victim is discovered in the crypt of the church. Not every newlywed couple begins their marriage with a murder investigation, but Sarah and Barrett, along with their friends Lord Hugh Staunton and Mick O'Reilly, take the case. The dead man is Charles Firth, whose profession is "spirit photography"-- photographing the ghosts of the deceased. When Sarah develops the photographs he took in the church, she discovers one with a pale, blurred figure attacking the victim. The city's spiritualist community believes the church is haunted and the figure is a ghost. But Sarah is a skeptic, and she and her friends soon learn that the victim had plenty of enemies in the human world--including a scientist who studies supernatural phenomena, his psychic daughter, and an heiress on a campaign to debunk spiritualism and expose fraudulent mediums. In the tunnels beneath a demolished jail, a ghost-hunting expedition ends with a new murder, and new suspects. While Sarah searches for the truth about both crimes, she travels a dark, twisted path into her own family's sordid history. Her long lost father is the prime suspect in a cold-case murder, and her reunion with him proves that even the most determined skeptic can be haunted by ghosts from the past.

Planets in Peril

Planets in Peril
Author: LeMonk
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9789386487254
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Release: 2017-07-18
Editor: BecomeShakespeare.com
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Many millennia ago, our planet witnessed such a great war that life itself was almost extinguished from it.The dark shadows of that war are once again cast onour planet and threaten the very existence of mankind.Unaware of the impending crisis, our teens at Batatawadai Puram, Guru, Sri, Tina and Nath are super excited because they will be joined by Varshika, Sri’s cousin from Africa.With the mid-term holidays just around the corner they are anticipating a fun filled and exciting time. However fate has something else written for our brave teens who, are drawn into a series of events that threaten their very existence and the existence of mankind. Little do they know that not only our planet but other planets are in peril and they would have to team up with mystical creatures who, walked on this planet millennia ago, to ensure the continuance of life as we know it. Will our teens succeed or will life as we know it cease to exist?

The Prince of Peril

The Prince of Peril
Author: Otis Adelbert Kline
Pages: 218
ISBN: 9781531298913
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Release: 2018-03-13
Editor: Endymion Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Through the discoveries of the scientist, Dr. Morgan, a young Martian's astral body is projected into the body of one Harry Thorne on Earth, and from Earth to Venus, or "Zarovia," where the man of Mars becomes Prince Zinlo of the mighty empire of Olba. Zinlo is instructed by Morgan's fellow-scientist Vorn Vangal in the universal language of Venus and other skills. An attempt to kidnap Zinlo by Taliboz, a secret foe of the empire, forces him to flee in an Olban airship. He crashes in the empire of Adonijar, where his quarrel with Prince Gadrimel over the Princess Loralie of Tyrhana is interrupted by Taliboz, who seizes the girl. Zinlo and Gadrimel pursue Taliboz, and many thrilling adventures are encountered by Prince Zinlo.

The Yellow Peril Dr Fu Manchu and the Rise of Chinaphobia

The Yellow Peril  Dr  Fu Manchu and the Rise of Chinaphobia
Author: Christopher Frayling
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780500772294
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Release: 2014-10-14
Editor: Thames & Hudson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An entirely new perspective on current scaremongering about China’s global ambitions, and on the Western media’s ignorance of Chinese culture A hundred years ago, a character who was to enter the bloodstream of 20th-century popular culture made his first appearance in the world of literature. In his day he became as well known as Count Dracula or Sherlock Holmes: he was the evil genius called Dr. Fu Manchu, described at the beginning of the first story in which he appeared as “the yellow peril incarnate in one man.” Why did the idea that the Chinese were a threat to Western civilization develop at precisely the time when China was in chaos, divided against itself, the victim of successive famines and utterly incapable of being a “peril” to anyone even if it had wanted to be? Even the author of the Dr. Fu Manchu novels, Sax Rohmer, acknowledged that China, “as a nation possess that elusive thing, poise.” And what do the Chinese themselves make of all this? Is it any wonder that they remember what we have carelessly forgotten–the opium wars; the “unfair treaties” that ceded Hong Kong and the New Territories; and the stereotyping of Chinese people in allegedly factual studies? Here cultural historian Christopher Frayling takes us to the heart of popular culture in the music hall, pulp literature, and the mass-market press, and shows how film amplifies our assumptions.