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Priestess of Maat
Alastair Macleod Priestess of Maat
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 6372 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 234
  • 0

The high priestess of the temple of Maat, Goddess of Order, Balance, Harmony and Justice sends her next in line to warn the Pharoah of a dangerous idea coming from the Kingdom of Punt that threatens the order and stability of Egypt. But she does not realise there is another i... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Goddesses, Priestesses, Ancient Egypt, Maat, Amenhotep III, Queen Tiye, Ahkenaten, Tutankhamun, the struggle against continous war

1,49 US$

The Turkish Princess
Alastair Macleod The Turkish Princess
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 4734 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 232
  • 1

In 1553, a young Turkish princess is kidnapped and held captive by a Christian Knight. Her father sets out to rescue her but when his mission becomes one of revenge the princess vanishes.

Stichwörter: princess, pirates, Revenge, love, Italy, Forestra Umbra

1,49 €

The Zeno          Brothers
Alastair Macleod The Zeno Brothers
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 8643 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 229
  • 0

Who were the Zeno brothers? How and why might they have led an expedition to America in 1398, well before Chistopher Columbus? Why were Knights Templar involved? And the young King Erik of Norway? And what role did the Earl of Orkney and Shetland play?

Alastair Macleod uses... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Discovery of America, Knights Templar, Venice, The Zeno Brothers, Prince Henry Sinclair, Earl of Orkney

1,49 US$

Beauty from the Sea
alastair macleod Beauty from the Sea
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 1684 Wörter
  • Ab 14 Jahren
  • 227
  • 0

"She watched as the water stilled. In ancient Egypt, the goddesses presented symbolic mirrors representing the sun and the moon to Ra in temple rituals. They believed he had authority over light. None of us could avoid the effects of light.

She could see own her face now in... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: women, sex, cosmetics, genetics, ageing

1,49 €

Slender Moon
Alastair Macleod Slender Moon
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 2589 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 227
  • 0

Having achieved success, a a thirty six year old millionaire Chinese business woman, turns her focus to finding a husband.

Strangely the death of her sister brings her close to her goal.

Stichwörter: love, leftover woman, China

1,49 €

The Return of the Sun
alastair macleod The Return of the Sun
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 4292 Wörter
  • Ab 12 Jahren
  • 226
  • 1

"Tell the 'copter to go away,” said the guerilla leader, a woman. He recognised her, Ernesta Arnel; one of the “most wanted". Her hair was cut short, the high cheek bones denoted tribal ancestry. In other circumstances he would have found her attractive. In her green uniform ... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: ancient culture, Colombia, war, coca leaf, love

1,49 €

Keepers of The Forest
alastair macleod Keepers of The Forest
  • Kurzgeschichte
  • Englisch
  • 1225 Wörter
  • Ab 3 Jahren
  • 223
  • 0

"He was about to start on a new set when he discovered he was low on wood. There was a little piece of African blackwood but all the ebony was gone on the last set. He was pleased about them – they played beautifully. They’d gone to Australia poor things. The heat, what would... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: wood, global warming, pipers, master apprentice

0,99 €

Bennibister
Alastair Macleod Bennibister
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 34004 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 221
  • 2

"Charles Learmonth lay in bed wide awake. He was thinking of Isobel, her eyes, her hair. He was attracted. Outside the rain rattled against the window. Was he ready for a new relationship? Usually decisive he now felt confused. This was different culture. A lot went unsaid. H... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: Love, Orkney Islands, horse therapy, family, country life

1,99 €

Xiulan and The House of Surprises
Alastair Macleod Xiulan and The House of Surprises
  • Belletristik
  • Englisch
  • 3464 Wörter
  • Ab 10 Jahren
  • 220
  • 1

This is the third in a series of novellas set in modern day Hong Kong. A young woman , now a mother, grapples with ghosts, and messages from the past to succeed in a male dominated world through her committment to beauty.

Stichwörter: baby, jewellery, ghost, ring, karma, beauty, Kwan Yin, mystery

1,49 €

The Bridegroom and The Elf Maiden
alastair macleod The Bridegroom and The Elf Maiden
  • Liebe
  • Englisch
  • 732 Wörter
  • Ab 8 Jahren
  • 218
  • 0

"He played his fiddle in the woods as well as in the open glades. His work in the forest took him deeper and deeper each day away from the hut till one day he said to himself “Why do I walk so far each day I’ll build myself a hut nearer to my work.” And so deep in the forest... mehr lesen

Stichwörter: folklore, elves, woods, finland

1,49 €


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