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Обложка книги Railway to the Grave Railway to the Grave

 Автор: Marston Edward

 Серия: Inspector Robert Colbeck

Обложка книги Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel Rebel Train: A Civil War Novel

 Автор: Healey David

In a daring plan, the Confederate Secret Service sends a group of cavalrymen to kidnap, or kill, President Abraham Lincoln by seizing the train secretly carrying him to Gettysburg on the eve of his famous Address.

Colonel Arthur Percy leads the rebel raiders into enemy territory. His crew includes Tom Flynn, an assassin sent to make sure Percy follows orders-or dies trying.

Lincoln is not the only valuable cargo on the train. A fortune in Union payroll is the target of a Baltimore belle and a tough gambler.

The situation is further complicated when the original crew of the seized train finds another locomotive and gives chase.

Based on a true story, Rebel Train runs a mile a minute in a steam-driven race through the farmlands and mountains of Maryland and Virginia. The outcome will decide not only the fate of Lincoln and the Raiders, but of the Union and the Confederacy.

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Обложка книги Relics Relics

 Автор: Vaughan-Hughes Pip

 Серия: Brother Petroc

Обложка книги Requiem for a Slave Requiem for a Slave

 Автор: Rowe Rosemary

 Серия: Libertus mystery of Roman Britain

Обложка книги Rest Not in Peace Rest Not in Peace

 Автор: Starr Mel

 Серия: Hugh de Singleton

Обложка книги Revelation Revelation

 Автор: Sansom CJ

 Серия: Matthew Shardlake

It is spring, 1543 and King Henry VIII is wooing Lady Catherine Parr, whom he wants for his sixth wife — but this time the object of his affections is resisting. Archbishop Cranmer and the embattled Protestant faction at court are watching keenly, for Lady Catherine is known to have reformist sympathies.

Matthew Shardlake, meanwhile, is working on the case of a teenage boy, a religious maniac who has been placed by the King's council in the Bedlam hospital for the insane. Should he be released as his parents want, when his terrifying actions could lead to him being burned as a heretic?

Then, when an old friend is horrifically murdered, Shardlake promises his widow — for whom he has long had complicated feelings — to bring the killer to justice. His search leads him to connections not only with the boy in Bedlam, but with Archbishop Cranmer and Catherine Parr, and with the dark prophecies of the Book of Revelation.

As London's Bishop Bonner prepares a purge of Protestants, Shardlake, together with his assistant Jack Barak and his friend Guy Malton, follow the trail of a series of horrific murders that shake them to the core. Murders which are already bringing about frenzied talk of witchcraft and a demonic possession, for what else would the Tudor mind make of a serial killer?

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Обложка книги Revenger Revenger

 Автор: Clements Rory

 Серия: , John Shakespeare

1592. England and Spain are at war, yet there is peril at home, too. The death of her trusted spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham has left Queen Elizabeth vulnerable. Conspiracies multiply. The quiet life of John Shakespeare is shattered by a summons from Robert Cecil, the cold but deadly young statesman who dominated the last years of the Queen's long reign, insisting Shakespeare re-enter government service. His mission: to find vital papers, now in the possession of the Earl of Essex. Essex is the brightest star in the firmament, a man of ambition. He woos the Queen, thirty-three years his senior, as if she were a girl his age. She is flattered by him – despite her loathing for his mother, the beautiful, dangerous Lettice Knollys who presides over her own glittering court – a dazzling array of the mad, bad, dangerous and disaffected. When John Shakespeare infiltrates this dissolute world he discovers not only that the Queen herself is in danger – but that he and his family is also a target. With only his loyal footsoldier Boltfoot Cooper at his side, Shakespeare must face implacable forces who believe themselves above the law: men and women who kill without compunction. And in a world of shifting allegiances, just how far he can trust Robert Cecil, his devious new master?

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Обложка книги Riot Most Uncouth Riot Most Uncouth

 Автор: Friedman Daniel

 Серия: Lord Byron

Обложки нет Roman blood

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги Roman Games Roman Games

 Автор: Macbain Bruce

 Серия: Plinius Secundus mystery

Обложка книги Romanov Succession Romanov Succession

 Автор: Garfield Brian

During World War II, a Russian refugee spies for the United States

Since the great upheaval of November 1917, Alex Denilov has known nothing but war. In the civil war that followed the Bolshevik Revolution, he fought for the old imperial order. When the Reds won out, he fled west, finding work in every war that followed. Now, in 1941, he trains paratroopers in the American Southwest, helping the US Army prepare for the coming war. But Uncle Sam has bigger plans for him. The army transfers Alex to special services, where he is reunited with old colleagues from the civil war. The group shares combat skills, knowledge of the Russian language, and an intense hatred of Communists. Their mission is to assassinate Stalin. But inside this group of killers, a traitor lurks, ready to kill Alex before he attempts to save Russia from itself.

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Обложка книги Rubicon Rubicon

 Автор: Saylor Steven

 Серия: roma sub rosa

Обложка книги Rubikon Rubikon

 Автор: Saylor Steven

Prawdziwym bohaterem tej epickiej sagi dwóch rodów, prowadzącej czytelnika przez tysiąc lat ich dziejów, jest Rzym miasto i jego mieszkańcy. Wplatając historię, legendę i najnowsze odkrycia archeologiczne w dynamiczną narrację, Steven Saylor tchnął nowe życie w dramat pierwszego tysiąclecia Wiecznego Miasta od chwili jego założenia poprzez meandry zadziwiającej drogi do roli stolicy najpotężniejszego w dziejach imperium. Rzym przypomina tragedię bohatera i zdrajcy Koriolana, zdobycie miasta przez Galów, najazd Hannibala, zacięte zmagania polityczne między patrycjuszami i plebejuszami, a wreszcie śmierć republiki z chwilą triumfu i wkrótce potem zabójstwa Juliusza Cezara. świadkami, uczestnikami, a czasem głównymi aktorami dramatu są potomkowie starych rodów Potycjuszów i Pinariuszów. Rolę łącznika między pokoleniami pełni tajemniczy talizman, odwieczny jak samo miasto. Steven Saylor, historyk, jest autorem uznanego przez krytyków i uwielbianego przez czytelników cyklu powieści Roma sub rosa, wydanego w osiemnastu językach, także w wersji polskiej przez REBIS, pojawiał się też w roli eksperta od polityki i realiów codzienności starożytnego Rzymu w telewizyjnych filmach dokumentalnych nadawanych w wielu krajach na kanale History Channel. Rzym historyczna panorama, ludzki dramat i porywająca opowieść jest jego największym literackim osiągnięciem.

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Обложка книги Ruso and the Root of All Evils Ruso and the Root of All Evils

 Автор: Downie Ruth

 Серия: Medicus investigation


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