Death of Kings The Last Kingdom Series Book 6

  • Filename: death-of-kings-the-last-kingdom-series-book-6.
  • ISBN: 9780007331826
  • Release Date: 2011-09-29
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK

The master of historical fiction presents the iconic story of King Alfred and the making of a nation.

Death of Kings

  • Filename: death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0007331819
  • Release Date: 2012-05-01
  • Number of pages: 380
  • Author: Bernard Cornwell
  • Publisher: Harper

As the ninth century wanes, England appears about to be plunged into chaos once more. For the Viking-raised but Saxon-born warrior, Uhtred, whose life seems to shadow the making of England, this presents him with difficult choices.King Alfred is dying and his passing threatens the island of Britain to renewed warfare. Alfred wants his son, Edward, to succeed him but there are other Saxon claimants to the throne as well as ambitious pagan Vikings to the north.Uhtred's loyalty - and his vows - were to Alfred, not to his son, and despite his long years of service to Alfred, he is still not committed to the Saxon cause. His own desire is to reclaim his long lost lands and castle to the north. But the challenge to him, as the king's warrior, is that he knows that he will either be the means of making Alfred's dream of a united and Christian England come to pass or be responsible for condemning it to oblivion.This novel is a dramatic story of the power of tribal commitment and the terrible difficulties of divided loyalties.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781509817344
  • Release Date: 2017-01-26
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Rennie Airth
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan

From the critically acclaimed author Rennie Airth, comes the fifth John Madden mystery, The Death of Kings. I have reason to believe that the jade pendant accompanying this letter is the same one that disappeared from Miss Portia Blake's body in August 1938 . . . Since the piece could not have been stolen by the man who was hanged for Miss Blake's murder, the question arises: who else could have taken it? And why? 1949. An unsigned letter arrives on the desk of Chief Inspector Derry of the Canterbury police. Enclosed is a jade pendant, identical to the one that went missing from the body of Portia Blake, an actress murdered a decade previously. The case had been shut quickly at the time - the accused vagrant gave a written confession and was sentenced to the gallows - but in the police's haste to close the inquiry, the necklace was never recovered. Until now. Inspector Madden is asked to investigate the letter's worrying claims by his old friend, and former Chief Inspector, Angus Sinclair, who fears the wrong man may have been hanged on his watch. But with a world war separating Madden from the murder, the truth will not come easy . . .

A Death of Kings

  • Filename: a-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0972588043
  • Release Date: 2002-11
  • Number of pages: 210
  • Author: Muhammad Abd-al-Rahman Barker
  • Publisher:

This novel continues the story of Hársan, as he voyages out to the Far Eastern coast of Salarvyá. The country is in chaos as various factions fight for power after the death of the '"Mad King," Griggatsétsa. Hársan and his companions struggle through the riot-torn streets of the capital, Tsatsayágga, and then on to distant Jækanta. On their voyage, they obtain new insights into the mysterious College at the End of Time, the Undying Wizards, and the Unstraightened City.

Ambrose Bierce and the Death of Kings

  • Filename: ambrose-bierce-and-the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0142001333
  • Release Date: 2002-07-19
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Oakley M. Hall
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

World-famous journalist Ambrose Bierce investigates the disappearance of a Hawaiian princess and is plunged headlong into a world of intrigue and mystery surrounding the court of Hawaiian royalty living in San Francisco. By the author of Ambrose Bierce and the Queen of Spades. Reprint.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 1852855851
  • Release Date: 2007-01-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Michael Evans
  • Publisher: A&C Black

A King's death was a critical and highly dramatic moment, often with major political consequences. This is an account of what is known about the deaths of all medieval English kings.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0902920995
  • Release Date: 2000-01-01
  • Number of pages: 264
  • Author: Clifford Brewer
  • Publisher:

A catalogue of the ailments of Britain's monarchs of from Edward the Confessor to Victoria, written by a surgeon. Using the most up-to-date research, Brewer interprets historic accounts of symptoms, odd behaviour and murder to identify the cause of death for each monarch, including new diagnoses for the conditions of Queen Anne and George III. The book concludes with a location list of royal tombs.

Death of a King

  • Filename: death-of-a-king.
  • ISBN: 9780316332750
  • Release Date: 2014-09-09
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Tavis Smiley
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination Martin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year. New York Times bestselling author and award-winning broadcaster Tavis Smiley recounts the final 365 days of King's life, revealing the minister's trials and tribulations -- denunciations by the press, rejection from the president, dismissal by the country's black middle class and militants, assaults on his character, ideology, and political tactics, to name a few -- all of which he had to rise above in order to lead and address the racism, poverty, and militarism that threatened to destroy our democracy. Smiley's DEATH OF A KING paints a portrait of a leader and visionary in a narrative different from all that have come before. Here is an exceptional glimpse into King's life -- one that adds both nuance and gravitas to his legacy as an American hero.

Death of Kings

  • Filename: death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781472103833
  • Release Date: 2012-10-25
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Philip Gooden
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

Elizabeth I is nearing the end of her reign with no direct heir and plots and rumours of rebellion abound. The Queen's former favourite, the Earl of Essex, appears to be eager to protect the throne, but some believe he intends to seize it. In the world of the theatre, the Chamberlain's Men are approached by a member of Essex's inner circle. He offers them money to put on a special performance of Shakespeare's Richard II - the treasonous drama of monarchy deposed and murdered. And player Nick Revill finds himself forced to act as a government spy and keep watch on his own company. But then the murders start... Praise for Philip Gooden: 'Highly entertaining.' Sunday Times 'Welcome to Elizabethan England where... Gooden will give you a gratifying taste of the danger and excitement of that lusty place and time.' Publishers Weekly


  • Filename: emperor.
  • ISBN: 1439560579
  • Release Date: 2008-10-08
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Conn Iggulden
  • Publisher:

After being captured and ransomed by pirates and left to seek revenge on foreign soil, Julius Caesar is reunited with his lifelong friend, Marcus Brutus, to protect the city of Rome from an uprising led by rebel slave Spartacus.

Falconer and the Death of Kings

  • Filename: falconer-and-the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 9781780101835
  • Release Date: 2011-11-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ian Morson
  • Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

Master William Falconer returns in this chilling and atmospheric medieval murder mystery. - Oxford, January 1273. When Regent Master William Falconer receives a cryptic message from Friar Roger, an old friend whose experimental scientific ideas the church consider heretical, he travels to Paris to find him. On arrival, he discovers his friend has been incarcerated in a friary, and he must work to ensure that his scientific theories are not lost forever. But, unbeknownst to Falconer, King Edward has a task for him – one that will test even the Regent Master’s legendary powers of deduction.

The Life and Death of King John

  • Filename: the-life-and-death-of-king-john.
  • ISBN: 0192836072
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 303
  • Author: William Shakespeare
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This important new edition of one of Shakespeare's more neglected plays offers a wide-ranging critical introduction, concentrating on its relevance to Elizabethan political issues and on the role played in it by women, the family, and the law. There is a comprehensive stage history, and full and helpful annotation pays special attention to the play's language and staging.

The Death of Kings

  • Filename: the-death-of-kings.
  • ISBN: 0007136919
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 551
  • Author: Conn Iggulden
  • Publisher:

This is the second volume in Conn Iggulden's 'Emperor' series. Returning to Rome as a hero after months of captivity, Caesar is reunited with his boyhood companion Brutus. But soon the friends are called upon to fight as they have never fought before, when a new crisis threatens to overwhelm the city.

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