By Diana Gabaldon
Lord John gray, a lieutenant-colonel in His Majesty's military, arrives in Jamaica with orders to quash a slave uprising brewing within the mountains. yet a miles deadlier possibility lies shut handy. The governor of the island is being menaced by way of zombies, based on a servant. Lord John has no inspiration what a zombie is, however it doesn't sound sturdy. It sounds even worse whilst fingers smelling of grave airborne dirt and dust pop out of the darkness to take him via the throat. among homicide within the governor's mansion and plantations burning within the mountains, Lord John will desire the knowledge of serpents and the good fortune of the satan to maintain the island from exploding.
Read Online or Download A Plague of Zombies (Lord John Grey, Book 3.5) PDF
Similar historical fiction books
From the co-author of the harmful publication for Boys, the Khan sequence is a triumph of ancient fiction—a daring, epic account bursting with gritty realism and exhilarating motion. Now this publication package assembles the whole series—Birth of an Empire, Lords of the Bow, Bones of the Hills, Empire of Silver, and Conqueror—sparing no aspect, from the good Khan’s first conquest and the heights of his unparalleled empire, to his brutal ancestral legacy and the increase of Kublai Khan.
Around the English Channel, Napoleon has massed a good invasion flotilla. English forces, below Lord Nelson, are all yet paralyzed—not understanding the scale, energy, or time of the international onslaught. In a bold secret agent scheme to guard British shorelines, Ramage is selected to plumb the secrets and techniques of the French, and the penalty for failure is the guillotine.
Retail ePub from February 2013, first time as an ebook
It's the summer time of 1942, and FBI agent Joe Lucas has come to Cuba on the behest of the Director to maintain a watch on Ernest Hemingway within the Caribbean. Lucas thinks of it as a demotion-a babysitting activity for a recognized author who has made up our minds to play undercover agent, assembling a workforce of misfits together with an American millionaire, a twelve-year-old Cuban orphan, a Spanish jai alai champion and extra in a would-be espionage ring Hemingway dubs the "Crook manufacturing facility. "
But whilst Hemingway uncovers a serious piece of intelligence that either threatens his lifestyles and endangers the political panorama, the destiny of the loose international and the lifetime of certainly one of its so much preeminent writers lies within the arms of the FBI's such a lot ruthless agent.
England 1643. ..
Fifteen-year-old Anna Moore discovers an old replicate that whisks her again in time to seventeenth-century England.
The 12 months is 1643 and the English Civil struggle is underway. Anna reveals herself at Corfe fort with the Bankes relatives while the citadel is laid siege. opposed to all odds, she is helping the kin safeguard the fortress from insurgent forces who hopelessly outnumber them. what is going to take place and may Anna have the capacity to go back to her personal time?
Inspired by means of actual ancient occasions, The Gilded replicate: Corfe fort, is a story that crosses centuries in time throughout the forces of a mysterious replicate. it's a tale of friendship, braveness within the face of adversity, and the indomitable human spirit.
- Byzantium Endures (Pyat Quartet, Book 1)
- The Midwife's Secret: The Mystery of the Hidden Princess (The Queen of Scots Suite, Book 3)
- Wolf Hall / Bring Up the Bodies
- The Eagle and the Wolves (Eagle, Book 4)
Extra info for A Plague of Zombies (Lord John Grey, Book 3.5)
Qxp 8/1/08 9:32 AM Page 29 2 9 ond draft, a fiddler and a piper entered for their merriment and their money and, the piper having played less well than himself, raised Jacob’s spirits enough for him to join in the singing. When two women came in, the men called out their names with liquored glee. The bawds flounced a bit before choosing a lap to sit in. Jacob demurred when approached. He’d had enough, years ago, of brothels and the disorderly houses kept by wives of sailors at sea. The boyish recklessness that flooded him at Jublio did not extend to the sweet debauchery he had sought as a youth.
Not as ornate as D’Ortega’s. None of that pagan excess, of course, but fair. And pure, noble even, because it would not be compromised as Jublio was. Access to a fleet of free labor made D’Ortega’s leisurely life possible. qxp 8/1/08 a 9:32 AM Page 28 m e r c y rather than a four-post bed. Jacob sneered at wealth dependent on a captured workforce that required more force to maintain. Thin as they were, the dregs of his kind of Protestantism recoiled at whips, chains and armed overseers. He was determined to prove that his own industry could amass the fortune, the station, D’Ortega claimed without trading his conscience for coin.
Jacob winced. Flesh was not his commodity. Still, at his host’s insistence, he trailed him to the little sheds where D’Ortega interrupted their half day’s rest and ordered some two dozen or more to assemble in a straight line, including the boy who had watered Regina. The two men walked the row, inspecting. D’Ortega identifying talents, weaknesses and possibilities, but silent about the scars, the wounds like misplaced veins tracing their skin. One even had the facial brand required by local law when a slave assaulted a white man a second time.
A Plague of Zombies (Lord John Grey, Book 3.5) by Diana Gabaldon