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Een Parijse vrouw vecht voor haar huis vol herinneringen. Parijs, tweede helft 19de eeuw. Door de ambitieuze stadsvernieuwingswerken van baron Haussmann verdwijnen er complete wijken van de kaart. De huizen van duizenden Parijzenaars worden onteigend. Ondertussen kabbelt het leven van Rose Bazelet rustig voort, ze leest Le Petit Journal en maakt wandelingen in de tuinen rond het Palais du Luxembourg. Tot de dag waarop de noodlottige brief komt: haar huis ligt op het tracé van de boulevard Saint-Germain...
Historische roman, Familieroman
Nederlands, 5 uur 30 minuten (jpg, 2,1 MB), Rubinstein, Amsterdam, 2011
In de jaren zeventig van de 20e eeuw onderzoekt een meisje samen met een journalist een oude affaire uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog rond verraad en verzet in Twente waarin haar familie een rol heeft gespeeld.
Nederlands, ePub, 0,3 MB, Kok Omniboek, Utrecht, 2011
‘De Heer gaf ons geloof, hoop en liefde. Maar de grootste daarvan is de liefde, en dat geloof ik met heel mijn hart.’ Zo rechtvaardigt de vrome monnik Ogrin zijn fascinatie voor de Ierse prinses Isolde. De beschermde kluizenaarswereld van Ogrin schudt op zijn grondvesten wanneer Tristan en Isolde bij hem aankloppen, op de vlucht voor degenen die hen hun liefde misgunnen. Niets zal daarna ooit meer hetzelfde zijn. De oude Keltische sage van de twee gedoemde geliefden werd door de middeleeuwse minstrelen...
Nederlands, 8 uur 57 minuten (jpg, 1,5 MB), Conserve, Haarlem, 2010
Secrets shared can bind hearts, but secrets concealed? That's a tale of its own. The year is 1884. Robert Cooke and his pregnant wife Freya tragically lose their two sons to scarlet fever, sending Freya into self-imposed isolation for the safety of their unborn child. Cut off from each other, their shared grief becomes a silent, destructive foe. A decade later and now a successful businessman, Robert conceives a poignant tribute to his lost sons - a pleasure garden. But in withholding his vision...
Engels, 10 uur 55 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2023
Vowing to honour her dead father's memory, 23-year-old Wanda throws herself into the Polish resistance, risking her life to transport ammunition for the uprising against the Nazis. But a clandestine meeting with an informant reveals a shocking twist. The man before her is the very soldier who took her father's life. Claiming to be a double agent, the informant sparks doubt, forcing Wanda to make a life-altering decision: trust the man she hates most in the world or jeopardize her network's crucial...
Engels, 8 uur 22 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2023
´I defy anyone to read the opening pages and not to be drawn in, as I was... Quite simply, Comyns writes like no one else.´ - Maggie O'Farrell, author of "Hamnet". Pretty, unworldly Sophia is twenty-one years old and hastily married to a young painter called Charles. An artist's model with an eccentric collection of pets, she is ill-equipped to cope with the bohemian London of the 1930s, where poverty, babies (however much loved) and her husband conspire to torment her. Hoping to add some spice...
Engels, 5 uur 41 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2023
Claire Hodiamont, just seventeen years old as an unmarried woman, gets on the carriage to Cette, on her way to a new life. She has been offered a job at Maison Hanon. Justine, her employer, makes a design that Freule Coultier wears to the mayor's ball. The design hits like a bomb! Maison Hanon gets more customers and more fame. Claire is knocked over roughly one day as she is walking home. She looks into the most terrifying eyes she's ever seen. When she scrambles to her feet, she finds a package...
Engels, 200 pagina's (ePub2, 1,3 MB), Ambilicious, Breda, 2022
Alison had married for convenience, and when her husband died, she still had his three daughters to look after in Leyden Hall. When she meets the new master of the hall, architect Sir Charles Leyden, she finds him to be distant and quite intimidating. Yet when Sir Charles falls ill and she cares for him, she must admit that there is a softer side to him that she finds rather alluring. Does she stand a chance with this man, especially since his attentions appear to be directed at her stepdaughter...
Engels, 4 uur 39 minuten (jpg, 203 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
The epic second Roman adventure in The Centurions series, perfect for fans of Simon Scarrow. Correus and Flavius, half brothers and rivals, have found the life of a Centurion to be a dangerous one. After imprisonment and torture, Flavius has found his strength and proven his mettle. Correus, son of a slave, has found glory on the battlefield. But now the brothers have been stationed to Wales, a land full of barbarians, mud and freezing rain. Here they must face the pain of lost love, the shame...
Engels, 16 uur 1 minuut (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Federica is a hard-working 23-year-old who takes up a job as the chauffeur of the wealthy businessman Humphrey Lestrode. Not pleased with having a female driver, Lestrode is not too corteous towards Federica. When her family arrives at his cottage, things quickly change, and Federica is not at all happy at the attention her employer shows towards her attractive sister. Yet, as it turns out, she is not the only sister Humphrey has his eyes set on. The romantic tale written under one of Ida Pollock’s...
Engels, 4 uur 50 minuten (jpg, 212 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Rivalry and battle abound in this action-packed historical adventure of the English Civil War. 1643: Sir William Waller’s army has been defeated on Roundway Down, his infantry left stranded on the bleak slopes at the mercy of the Royalist cavalry. Sir Ralph Hopton is now free to turn his attention to Parliament’s bastion in the West – Bristol. The city walls are strong enough, but Bristol has precious few men and even fewer guns with which to defend them. And to make matters worse, rumour has...
Engels, 10 uur 18 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Rivalry in love and battle in this historical adventure set in the English Civil War. In the late autumn of the first year of the English Civil War, William Sparrow and Hugo Telling are again caught up in the impossible confusion tearing the country and their lives apart. This time, their greatest battles, fought on both land and sea, are with a new enemy, Lord Clavincale. As they struggle through the bitterly cold Dorset winter, their hard-won experience is enough to lead their men, but never...
Engels, 12 uur 21 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
The fate of Rome, and thousands of lives, rests on the shoulders of one man. After murdering his brother, and taking the position of Emperor for himself, Caracalla orders a brutal purge of the supporters of Geta. Meanwhile, Caracalla’s ally Marcellus is captured by Syrian warriors. They wish to use his son, Avitus, as a puppet emperor to affirm a new Eastern Empire. Caracalla orders Silus to track down and rescue Avitus, rumoured to be Caracalla’s child. As Rome buckles beneath the weight of...
Engels, 11 uur 50 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
The country is in turmoil in this thrilling historical adventure of the English Civil War. It is 1643, and the struggle between Parliament and the King erupts in the West Country, tearing families apart and setting village against village. But for some, this fight is not only about crown and country: it is far more personal than that. Royalist soldier Hugo Telling wishes Parliamentarian William Sparrow dead. This rivalry will take them across battlefields the breadth of England, and all for the...
Engels, 11 uur 25 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Lisa’s magical time at Costa Brava is about to come to an end and tomorrow she must head back to London to find work. Then, as if by fate, a handsome stranger by the name of Julio Fernandez approaches her, blowing her plans apart. He offers her a job as a governess to his young daughter, and she is thrilled at the prospect of staying and getting close to this alluring man. Yet, it seems, that she is not the only woman eager to settle herself in Senor Fernandez' life and may need to fight to claim...
Engels, 5 uur 35 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
The final thrilling instalment of The Centurions, an epic historical adventure set in Ancient Rome. Correus and Flavius, half brothers and rivals, have won respect in service to the Empire. Correus, an esteemed soldier in the Roman Army of Eagles, has been entrusted with the honoured task of running the Emperor’s brutal games. Flavius, a Centurion at his brother’s side, has risen to become the Emperor’s most trusted advisor. Now Correus has been given the deadly task of quelling a barbarian uprising...
Engels, 15 uur 30 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Angela is part Spanish and part English, having spent her youth in Spain. Thus a part of her protests to an arranged marriage to Don Felipe Martinez, as intriguing and charming as he may be. Torn between mixed feelings, she must decide: will she marry Don Felipe and surrender to her budding desires or choose differently? The 20th-century story was written under Susan Barrie, a pseudonym of the master of romance, Ida Pollock. A must-read for fans of literary romance and surprising twists of fate....
Engels, 4 uur 53 minuten (jpg, 214 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
An intense novel of war at the Roman frontier. On the Empire's Northern border trouble is stirring. For decades the barbarians have been at the gates. Now, facing threats from within as well as outside, the Emperor is provoking war. When his friend Atius goes missing in Germania, Imperial Assassin Silus is sent into the heart of the battle-torn region. Plunged into a deadly intrigue and a brutal conflict, can Silus find out who is betraying Rome? Or will the legions start falling, one by bloody...
Engels, 10 uur 21 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
Melanie has been the ward of Sir James and called the estate of Wroxford Priory her home. When Sir James dies and the new heir – his nephew – arrives, things are not off to a great start. Thinking that Melanie is the maid, Sir Luke gives out orders and causes Melanie to move out. Yet their relationship soon changes as Sir Luke does his best to woo Melanie, whose feelings also begin to heat up. Enticing her to move back in, things soon take a different turn for the two. The novel written under one...
Engels, 4 uur 30 minuten (jpg, 197 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021
The greatest battle needs the greatest of warriors. The siege of Troy is in its ninth year. But Troy still stands. When Agamemnon is threatened with mutiny by disillusioned troops, he changes tactics. Ordering attacks on Troy’s allies, he deprives the city of reinforcements, trade and supplies. Yet even this does not draw the Trojans out from behind their walls. Meanwhile, Odysseus, Eperitus and their men have become hardened soldiers. Odysseus just wants to return home to his island Kingdom of...
Engels, 15 uur 38 minuten (jpg, 2,4 MB), SAGA Egmont, København, 2021