L Eredit Dei Templari

Author: Raymond Khoury
Editor: Newton Compton Editori
ISBN: 8854132268
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Un nuovo entusiasmante mistero sulla storia segreta dei cavalieri del tempioCostantinopoli, 1203. Mentre la città è assediata dall’esercito crociato di Papa Innocenzo, un drappello di Templari guidato da Everardo di Tiro si prepara a una missione segreta: trafugare alcuni misteriosi documenti dalla biblioteca del palazzo imperiale. Caricati i preziosi forzieri su un carro, Everardo e i suoi confratelli fuggono verso le montagne. Ma di loro si perderà presto ogni traccia...Città del Vaticano, ai giorni nostri. Sean Reilly, agente dell’FBI, riesce a infiltrarsi nei misteriosi archivi dell’Inquisizione. La donna che ama, l’archeologa Tess Chaykin, è stata rapita, e l’unico modo per salvarla è trovare un documento antichissimo, rimasto nascosto per secoli e secoli. Un documento che riguarda le origini del Cristianesimo e ne svela gli indicibili segreti...Hanno custodito il segreto della chiesa per oltre mille anni. Fino a oggi. Raymond Khourylibanese, si è trasferito a New York nel 1975, allo scoppio della guerra civile, e alla fine del conflitto ha fatto ritorno a Beirut, dove ha studiato architettura. Scrittore, produttore e sceneggiatore, ha lavorato a Londra e Los Angeles. I suoi romanzi hanno riscosso un grande successo in tutto il mondo. Con la Newton Compton ha pubblicato i bestseller Il santuario, Il segno di Dio e L'eredità dei templari. Il suo sito internet è: www.raymondkhoury.com

Rasputin S Shadow

Author: Raymond Khoury
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698138317
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Raymond Khoury, the international bestselling author of The Last Templar, is back with another ingenious, fast-paced thriller that straddles present-day NYC and Russia in the early 1900s—the time of the infamous Rasputin and his mysterious rise to power. FBI special agent Sean Reilly is tasked with a delicate case. A Russian diplomat seems to have committed suicide by jumping out of a sixth-floor window in Queens, New York. The apartment’s owners are missing, while a faceless killer known only as Koschey—“the Deathless”—is roaming the city and leaving a trail of death in his wake. Joined by Russian FSB agent Larisa Tchoumitcheva, Reilly’s investigation soon uncovers a deadly, desperate search for a mysterious device whose origins reach back in time to the darkest days of the Cold War and to Imperial Russia. A device that, in the wrong hands, could have a devastating impact on our world. Packed with the twists and suspense, the impeccable historical research, and the present and past story lines that Khoury’s fans have come to expect, Rasputin’s Shadow will keep readers turning pages long into the night. From the Paperback edition.

Shem Creek

Author: Dorothea Benton Frank
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101533234
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The New York Times Bestseller! “The strong pull of friendship, the leisurely pace of a tiny, waterfront Southern town, and the steady buildup of romance help buoy Frank’s well-drawn, memorable characters in the face of life’s challenges.”—Publishers Weekly Meet Linda Breland, single parent of two teenage daughters—one of whom is headed off to college. Between that and the married men, the cold New Jersey winters, her pinched wallet, and her ex-husband who married a beautiful, successful woman ten years younger than she is—let’s just say Linda has seen enough to fill a thousand pages. Now she’s bound for Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, the magical landscape of her ancestors. Welcomed by the help of her advice-dispensing sister and an intriguing ex–investment banker turned restaurant owner, Linda slowly begins to find her way and realize that she, too, is entitled to a second chance...

Sir Henry Bessemer F R S

Author: Sir Henry Bessemer
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The Infinite Dimensional Topology Of Function Spaces

Author: J. van Mill
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080929774
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In this book we study function spaces of low Borel complexity. Techniques from general topology, infinite-dimensional topology, functional analysis and descriptive set theory are primarily used for the study of these spaces. The mix of methods from several disciplines makes the subject particularly interesting. Among other things, a complete and self-contained proof of the Dobrowolski-Marciszewski-Mogilski Theorem that all function spaces of low Borel complexity are topologically homeomorphic, is presented. In order to understand what is going on, a solid background in infinite-dimensional topology is needed. And for that a fair amount of knowledge of dimension theory as well as ANR theory is needed. The necessary material was partially covered in our previous book `Infinite-dimensional topology, prerequisites and introduction'. A selection of what was done there can be found here as well, but completely revised and at many places expanded with recent results. A `scenic' route has been chosen towards the Dobrowolski-Marciszewski-Mogilski Theorem, linking the results needed for its proof to interesting recent research developments in dimension theory and infinite-dimensional topology. The first five chapters of this book are intended as a text for graduate courses in topology. For a course in dimension theory, Chapters 2 and 3 and part of Chapter 1 should be covered. For a course in infinite-dimensional topology, Chapters 1, 4 and 5. In Chapter 6, which deals with function spaces, recent research results are discussed. It could also be used for a graduate course in topology but its flavor is more that of a research monograph than of a textbook; it is therefore more suitable as a text for a research seminar. The book consequently has the character of both textbook and a research monograph. In Chapters 1 through 5, unless stated otherwise, all spaces under discussion are separable and metrizable. In Chapter 6 results for more general classes of spaces are presented. In Appendix A for easy reference and some basic facts that are important in the book have been collected. The book is not intended as a basis for a course in topology; its purpose is to collect knowledge about general topology. The exercises in the book serve three purposes: 1) to test the reader's understanding of the material 2) to supply proofs of statements that are used in the text, but are not proven there 3) to provide additional information not covered by the text. Solutions to selected exercises have been included in Appendix B. These exercises are important or difficult.

The Longest Season

Author: Cal Ripken (Jr.)
Editor: Philomel
ISBN: 9780399244926
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The story of how Cal Ripken and the Orioles broke their losing streak of twenty-one consecutive games in 1988.

Tangle Box

Author: Terry Brooks
Editor: Del Rey
ISBN: 9780307570734
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OH, WHAT A TANGLED WEB... Everything should have been quiet and pleasant for Ben Holiday, the former Chicago lawyer who became sovereign of the Magic Kingdom of Landover. But it wasn't. Horris Kew, conjurer, confidence-man, and trickster, had returned to Landover from Ben's own world. Alas, Horris had not returned of his own volition--he had been sent by the Gorse, a sorcerer of great evil, whom Horris had unwittingly freed from the magic Tangle Box, where it had long ago been imprisoned by the fairy folk. Now it had returned to enslave those who had once dared condemn it. But first, it would rid Landover of all who could stand in its way... Soon Ben found himself imprisoned within the gloom of the Tangle Box, lost in its mists and its labyrinthine ways. The only one who could free Ben from the Tangle Box was the lady Willow. But she had disappeared, was gone from Landover on a mysterious mission of her own.... From the Paperback edition.

The Sanctuary

Author: Raymond Khoury
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101191996
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After centuries of destruction, one unsuspecting woman stands at the center of a conspiracy that could change the world forever. From the Paperback edition.

Mr And Miss Anonymous

Author: Fern Michaels
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 142012966X
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Fast-moving. . .Entertaining. . .a roller-coaster ride of serendipitous fun. --Publishers Weekly Hope Lies In The Past Like many college students struggling to get by, Lily Madison and Peter Kelly help pay for tuition by making donations to a local fertility clinic. One day they meet each other at the clinic and find they have more in common than their mutual attraction, like the odd feeling all is not as it seems at the clinic. But their meeting is brief and Lily and Pete go their separate ways. Twenty years later, Pete, now a wealthy entrepreneur, sees Lily in an airport and instantly falls for her all over again. While they enjoy their unlikely reunion, a story on the news captures their attention: the disappearance of two teenage boys may be linked to the fertility clinic Pete and Lily visited in college. In a shocking twist, one of the boys looks exactly like Pete. . . "Thrilling." --Booklist "A page turner and one of the author's best romantic suspense tales to date." --Fresh Fiction

The Rhythm Of Being

Author: Raimon Panikkar
Editor: Orbis Books
ISBN: 1626980152
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Copyright date 2010, with "the Gifford lectures" as subtitle.