by Karen DionneTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** ****“Brilliant....About as good as a thriller can be.”—The New York Times Book Review“[A] nail-biter perfect for Room fans.”—Cosmopolitan**“Sensationally good psychological suspense.”—Lee Child Praised by Karin Slaughter and Megan Abbott, The Marsh King’s Daughter is the mesmerizing tale of a woman who must risk everything to hunt down the...
by H.D. GreavesThe Marsh King's Daughter is one of Hans Christian Andersen's least known stories, but it is a good yarn and worth a wider audience, which is why I chose to dramatize it so long ago. The year was 1966, and this work developed because I had seen so much badly written and produced theatre for children. Most plays were condescending and filled with poorly constructed cardboard characters and inane
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9 hours 59 minTHE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** ****“Brilliant....About as good as a thriller can be.”—The New York Times Book Review“[A] nail-biter perfect for Room fans.”—Cosmopolitan**“Sensationally good psychological suspense.”—Lee Child Praised by Karin Slaughter and Megan Abbott, The Marsh King’s Daughter is the mesmerizing tale of a woman who must risk everything to hunt down the...
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" Marsh King's Daughter " is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. The tale was first published December 1858 in Copenhagen, Denmark.An Egyptian princess falls into the evil power of the Marsh King. A child is born to her and is taken to be raised by a Viking woman. Beautiful but with a terrible character, Helga is transformed into a kind frog at night. When the girl becomes a young
by Sandra HillViking I #10 “Sandra Hill always delivers smart, sexy, laugh-out-loud action.”—Christine Feehan“Sandra Hill writes stories that tickle the funnybone and touch the heart.”—Susan WiggsEvery hilarious, sexy, sensational historical romance novel from New York Times bestseller Sandra Hill is a delight—and nobody but nobody does hot Viking love better! With The Norse King’s Daughter, the incomparable Hill conquers
The daughter of James I, the Princess Elizabeth would not be merely her father's pawn in the royal marriage market.The court of James I is a dangerous place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. While Europe seethes with conflict between Protestants and Catholics, James sees himself as a grand peacemaker-and wants to make his mark by trading his children for
Since Sandy Frederick first set foot on the volcanic Greek isle of Thera, this breathtaking place of ancient myth and mystery has haunted her dreams. Joining her estranged, obsessed father on a dive to find astonishing secrets from the ocean's floor, she cannot shake the feeling that she was meant to be here; that some ancient, inscrutable power is calling to her. But there are others who have
by Sandra WorthIn this groundbreaking novel, award-winning author Sandra Worth vibrantly brings to life the people's Queen, "Elizabeth the Good."Seventeen-year-old Elizabeth of York trusts that her beloved father's dying wish has left England in the hands of a just and deserving ruler. But upon the rise of Richard of Gloucester, Elizabeth's family experiences one devastation after another: her late father is
Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas PrizeLonglisted for the Desmond Elliot PrizeThe Spider King's Daughter is a modern-day Romeo and Juliet set against the backdrop of a changing Lagos, a city torn between tradition and modernity, corruption and truth, love and family loyalty. Seventeen-year-old Abike Johnson is the favourite child of her wealthy father. She lives in a She lives in a sprawling
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Winner of the Ruth Schwartz Award Jeanne Chatel has always dreamed of adventure. So when the eighteen-year-old orphan is summoned to sail from France to the wilds of North America to become a king's daughter and marry a French settler, she doesn't hesitate. Her new husband is not the dashing military man she has dreamed of, but a trapper with two small children who lives in a small cabin in the