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The Assassin's Touch

The Assassin's Touch ebook ISBN: 9781429908481
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Author: Laura Joh Rowland
Number of Pages: 320 
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May 1695. During a horse race at Edo Castle the chief of the shogun's intelligence service, Ejima Senzaemon, drops dead as his horse gallops across the finish line—the fourth in a recent series of sudden deaths of high-ranking officials. Sano Ichiro is ordered to investigate, despite his recent promotion to chamberlain and his new duties as the shogun's second-in-command. Meanwhile, Sano's wife, Reiko, is invited to attend the trial of Yugao, a beautiful young woman accused of stabbing her parents and sister to death. The woman has confessed, but the magistrate believes there is more to this case than meets the eye. He delays his verdict and asks Reiko to prove Yugao's guilt or innocence. As their investigations continue, both Sano and Reiko come to realize that the man he is trying to hunt and the woman she is desperate to save are somehow connected. A single fingerprint on Ejima's temple puts Sano on the trail of an underground movement to overthrow the regime, and in the path of an assassin with a deadly touch. "Elegantly told and interspersed with delicious bits of history" (Kirkus Reviews), Laura Joh Rowland's The Assassin's Touch is a mystery you won't want to miss.

Assassin's Touch

Assassin's Touch ebook ISBN: 1370870493
Publisher: Twisted E-Publishing LLC
Author: Victoria Vallo
Number of Pages: 67 
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Yuri has lived his entire life with no freedom, no choice. His situation only worsens when he finds out he’s being given to an assassin. He wanted to escape and explore the galaxy, but not as a killer’s plaything. Korac wanted Yuri the moment he saw his beautiful face. He gladly cut his price for the chance to spend a month with the breathtaking young man writhing beneath him. Only imagining a few weeks of pleasure, Korac strikes the bargain, clueless as to just how perfect they truly are for each other. But they’ll soon find out just how strange fate can be, and how quickly one touch can change everything.

An Assassin's Touch

An Assassin's Touch ebook ISBN: 1554878020
Publisher: eXtasy Books
Author: Stephani Hecht
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Warning: This book contains male homoerotica. Nobody realizes better than Shane that he has no real future. As a Leopard, he's destined to live alone and be reviled by his fellow feline shifters. Instead of letting that hurt him, Shane just throws himself into his work as the coalition's top assassin. A job that his breeding makes him perfect for. He tells himself that he doesn't need anyone else--that he's fine living a solitary life. Then one, brief encounter with a bratty, Panther shifter named, Trevor, changes everything. Now all Shane can think about is the Panther and how to get the man back in his bed. The only problem is Trevor hasn't given Shane so much as a second glance since their one time together. A situation that frustrates and intrigues Shane even more. Trevor has always enjoyed playing the field. With so many sexy temptations at his disposal, he doesn't see why he should have to settle for the same warm body in his bed night after night. While the sex with Shane had been great, Trevor is determined to put the encounter behind him. A task that's not as easy as it would seem. Not when every night he continues to dream of the Leopard. Or how, whenever they're in the same room, Trevor can't stop himself from wanting to reach out and caress the Leopard. Trevor knows that there can never be anything between them and resolves to put his desires behind him. Then Shane needs help on one of his assignments and he turns to Trevor. The mission proves more dangerous than either one realizes. They soon find themselves fighting for their lives. Will they be able to learn to trust each other in time to save themselves, or will their past doubts destroy them?

Acts of the Assassins

Acts of the Assassins ebook ISBN: 144819136X
Publisher: Random House
Author: Richard Beard
Number of Pages: 352 
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE A charismatic cult leader is dead. One by one his followers are being assassinated. Enter Gallio. Gallio does counter-insurgency. But the theft of a body he’s supposed to be guarding ruins his career. Years later, the file is reopened when a second body appears. Gallio is called back by headquarters and ordered to track down everyone involved the first time round. The only problem is they keep dying, in ever more grotesque and violent ways. How can Gallio stay ahead of the game when the game keeps changing?

Spells & Magic

Spells & Magic ebook ISBN: 9780971439252
Publisher: Bastion Press, Inc.
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: 96 
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Magic is a powerful force in most fantasy worlds, and many are the paths open to those who seek magical power. From the arcane to the divine, Spells & Magic provides information for both players and DMs and is easily useable in any d20 campaign world. This is more than just a book of spells and magical items. New prestige classes focusing on new thoughts of magic also fill the book. And like all Bastion Press products, it's designed to be used with any d20 campaign world.

#14 Shades of Gray: Axiom of the Assassins Guild - Steel of the Dagger

#14 Shades of Gray: Axiom of the Assassins Guild - Steel of the Dagger ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Kristie Lynn Higgins
Author: Kristie Lynn Higgins
Number of Pages: 250 
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The Shades Of Gray Series follows the adventures of Kat, a woman with no memory of her past who is called the Pandora Project by those who hunt her, and Kim, a woman leading the life of a legal assassin called a Life Closer. The world they live in is plagued by clouds that prevent the sun from shining down on the land called Dry Clouds, making all who live in Noir forced to live in endless night. Start this series for "Free" by reading #1 Shades of Gray: Noir, City Shrouded By Darkness and then read #2 Shades of Gray: From Moscow, With Love also for "Free". Kat searches for clues to her past while androids called Un-Men and human bounty hunters try to kill her, and Kim searches for who murdered her mother. The two women's paths collide, and they form a shaky partnership to unravel the mysteries that haunt their lives and they try to protect one another from those who do not wish for them to discover the truth. Everyone's soul is marked by a color. Which shade of gray will they hold to? #14 Shades of Gray: Axiom of the Assassins Guild- Steel of the Dagger : Kat and Kim are taken to the Dragon's Teeth, the city of the Assassins Guild. **Shades of Gray Series** (STARTING POINT QUADRILOGY) #1 Shades of Gray: Noir, City Shrouded By Darkness "FREE" #2 Shades of Gray: From Moscow, With Love "FREE" #3 Shades of Gray: Cerberus Versus Pandora #4 Shades of Gray: Sisters (ZOMBIE TWILIGHT QUADRILOGY) #5 Shades of Gray: Night Of The Twilight- The Chimera Strain #6 Shades of Gray: Dawn Of The Twilight- Outbreak #7 Shades of Gray: Day Of The Twilight- Patient Zero #8 Shades of Gray: Land Of The Twilight- Closing of Days (MYTHS AND DESPAIR QUADRILOGY) #9 Shades of Gray: Rise of the Gorgons #10 Shades of Gray: Woe To The Watcher #11 Shades of Gray: Woe To The One Who Has Held His Heart's Tongue #12 Shades of Gray: Woe To The One Who Thought They Could Only Hurt (ASSASSINS GUILD ORIGINS QUADRILOGY) #13 Shades of Gray: Creed of the Assassins Guild- Blade of the Dagger #14 Shades of Gray: Axiom of the Assassins Guild- Steel of the Dagger #15 Shades of Gray: Motto of the Assassins Guild- Hilt of the Dagger #16 Shades of Gray: Precept of the Assassins Guild- Edge of the Dagger

Character Assassins

Character Assassins ebook ISBN: 1477126422
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: William M. Connolly
Number of Pages: 126 
File: character-assassins.pdf
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CHARACTER ASSASSINS is a brief history of the consequences of bearing false witness. It tells how toxic talk has led to shunning, witch hunts, persecuti ons, false prosecuti ons, executi ons, pogroms, famines, wars and genocides. From small acorns great oaks grow, and from small lies come poisonous fruits: ruined reputati ons, divided neighborhoods, class hatreds, clan violence, ethnic cleansings and blood libels, preludes to the twenti eth centurys worst horrors. The book criti cally examines various contemporary events. It details intellectual rot and corrupti on in Massachusett s federal and state courts, prosecutors offi ces and law schools. It pinpoints deep seated biases, spin and false reporti ng in Bostons newspapers and radio talks shows. It proves Howie Carrs books are litt ered with falsehoods. It singles out Carr and Dershowitz as examples of chronic character assassins. Lies, ruin, disease, Into wounds like these, Let the truth sti ng! David Gray

Legends of Assassins

Legends of Assassins ebook ISBN: 0984282459
Publisher: Locus Publishing Company
Author: Chen Uen
Number of Pages: 164 
File: legends-of-assassins.pdf
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This book won the award for the best comic from the National Institute for Translation in 1986. Although more than 20 years have passed since then, there is still a great appreciation for this book. This book is based on the Chronicles of the Historian from the Han dynasty scholar Sima Qian. It includes the legends of the five assassins: Chaomu, Yurang, Juanju, Niezheng and Jingke, during the Spring and Autum Period. The comic is beautifully printed in full color. Chen Uen used traditional Chinese brushes, and he drew each page as one on special hand-made calligraphy paper. It really took a lot of skill to paint one panel after another on this kind of calligraphy paper. Only Chen Uen has the ability to use calligraphy skills to paint comics. There are 500 colorful paintings, from small to large, with exact and difficult-to-achieve details. He has to draw each page quickly, with skill in determination. If he makes a single mistake, the whole page is lost. There are a lot of special details in the facial expressions; his point is to try to express their fleeting emotions through their eyes, their brow and mouth. He gives lively personal characteristics through painting the five assassins in different circumstances, atmospheres, mindsets, emotions, and how they dedicated themselves to lethal missions with their cunning, bravery and nobility. It's quite captivating. Chen Uen is really modest to say that he drew the legends of assassins because he was moved by these stories. We were so touched by his depiction, that we asked his agreement to republish them and share them with everybody.

The Assassins' Village

The Assassins' Village ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Topsails Charter
Author: Faith Mortimer
Number of Pages: 185 
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“The Assassins’ Village” by author, Faith Mortimer introduces, Diana Rivers, writer, sometime actor and amateur sleuth. NB. Although the Diana Rivers mystery suspense murder novels are a 'series', they can be read in any order. When an expatriate theatrical group gather to discuss their next play there will be murder. A blackmailer stalks their picturesque Cypriot village. The group is riven with jealousies, rivalry, sexual tension and illicit affairs. Unbeknown to each other they all attempt to find solutions to their problems. Some believe it lies in murder. Can they find the blackmailer? And can they find that all important ‘little black book’ – the chronicle of their misdeeds. A body is discovered and Diana turns detective to draw up a suspects list. After the police get involved one of the suspects is found hanged – is this another murder or suicide? Was he indeed hanged? A visit to a villager’s home uncovers an ancient assassin’s device. Could this be the murder weapon? Is it possible that an assassin lives at the heart of this formerly peaceful and idyllic mountain village? Love, hate, murder and high drama all feature in this classic historical detective story. With a long list of suspects, some dramatic twists and the odd red herring, the reader is left guessing until the final curtain. (Approx 93,000 words). This is the first in the Diana Rivers series; Children of the Plantation and The Surgeon’s Blade are also available on Amazon. Book four, Camera Action…Murder! Is now available. Faith also writes adventurous romantic suspense. Please see The Seeds of Time (book 1 in the Crossing series) and Harvest (book 2 in the Crossing series). Thank you & I sincerely hope you enjoy your read.

Alamut, the Assassins' Nest

Alamut, the Assassins' Nest ebook ISBN: 1493190113
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: M. Shokouhi N.
Number of Pages: 314 
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The book is a novel, love story of ages. It is inter-mixed with politics of cultists-terrorists and history, of the 11th century, during Seljuk dynasty of the Persian Empire. The fire of love between the hero (Alidoost) and the heroine (Golnar) of our story, flaming. However, due to a death in the bridegrooms family, postpones the traditional deflowering wedding nights ritual. Moreover, during a tumultuous political conspiracy, innocently, our hero accused of murdering his own childhood and beloved friend. Alidoost is imprisoned, and waiting to be head, or put him away for the rest of his life time. Families devastated, and fall apart. There are dangerous and high ranking nemesis to be revenged, find his lost love Golnar, and revive the rest of his family, if he freed . . . . .

The Assassins Series 5-Book Bundle

The Assassins Series 5-Book Bundle ebook ISBN: 0804180458
Publisher: Loveswept
Author: Toni Aleo
Number of Pages: 2153 
File: the-assassins-series-5-book-bundle.pdf
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Steamy, heart-wrenching, and hilarious, the Nashville Assassins series isn’t just for hockey fans—readers of Rachel Gibson, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, and Molly O’Keefe will adore New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Toni Aleo’s sexy take on contemporary romance. Now all four novels and the companion novella are together in one can’t-miss eBook bundle: TAKING SHOTS TRYING TO SCORE EMPTY NET FALLING FOR THE BACKUP BLUE LINES The Assassins may be the hottest things on two legs and ice skates, but when the gloves come off, the chiseled men of this Nashville NHL team will do anything for the women they love: A reformed bad boy helps a charming, willful beauty face off against the demons of her past. . . . The league’s leading scorer pulls a power play to make things right with the one that got away. . . . A heartbroken rookie vows to turn a one-night stand into a happily ever after. . . . Looking for a second chance, a former superstar encounters the most distracting woman he’s ever met. . . . And one crazy-sexy night with a supposedly nice girl leads to a very big surprise: two blue lines on a pregnancy test. Praise for the Assassins series “Aleo melts the ice and hits it into the net.”—Award-winning author Jami Davenport “Taking Shots is really the whole package. You get romance, humor, steamy sex, drama, and then it all wraps up with a great conclusion. I am amazed that this is Toni’s first book. She has come out in a huge way. I can’t wait to read more from her. Don’t hesitate for a moment to grab this book.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews “A little steamy, a little heartbreaking, and a whole lot of fanning yourself are in order this time around, readers. Are your cheeks feeling a little pink yet? Get used to the feeling.”—Dreaming in the Pages, on Trying to Score “Empty Net is an honest, heartwarming, endearing story. . . . Toni Aleo doesn’t just write a story. She gives you the ability to experience the journey of her characters right along with them. Her stories are enveloped with passion, emotion, humor, love; and let me tell you, that girl knows how to write a sex scene that just makes you sweat!”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews “Sexy and riveting . . . the perfect combination of love and lust.”—USA Today bestselling author Heidi McLaughlin, on Blue Lines “Funny, charming, sweet, sexy . . . [Falling for the Backup] has everything you want in a story.”—Blushing Reader

The Time of the Assassins

The Time of the Assassins ebook ISBN: 1409109038
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Godfrey Blunden
Number of Pages: 406 
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A terrifying novel of the totalitarian mind in action. In the late fall of 1941 the Germans entered Kharkov, at that time capital of the Ukraine. Sixteen months later the Red Army drove them out. The Time of the Assassins concerns what happened in the city between these two historical events. A terrifying dissection of German and Russian psychology, this is the story of the city's inhabitants, man of whom were hanged by the Germans when the retreating NKVD abandoned intact their records of Party membership. Others lived on with simple survival their only goal. Then, as the tide of war turned westward from Stalingrad, the Communist underground returned surreptitiously to Kharkov - and a new fear was abroad. Already distant artilllery fire was buising the empty windows. New assassins were soon to come. The subject is one few Westerners would have been equipped to write about, but Mr Blunden was among the handful of foreign correspondents to return to Kharkov with the victorious Russians. What he saw at first hand, plus his imaginative insight into the complex and desperate forces which had been at work during the German occupation, provided the genesis of The Time of the Assassins.

Fortunes of War

Fortunes of War ebook ISBN: 1780879288
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Stephen Coonts
Number of Pages: 512 
File: fortunes-of-war.pdf
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Fortunes of War is a fast-paced, action-packed story from New York Times bestselling author Stephen Coonts. After the collapse of their economy, fanatic Japanese nationalists take matters into their own hands and, with the approval of the Prime Minister, launch an attack on Russia. Bound by secret protocol to come to Russia's aid in the event of war, the US government sends Air Force Colonel Bob Cassidy and a squadron of F-22s to thwart the Japanese in the skies over Siberia. The operation brings Cassidy one on one with Captain Jiro Kimura, flying Japan's most secret weapon. Japan's goal is world domination, the price a third world war. All that stands between Kimura and the completion of his mission is Cassidy, a man he once counted his best friend.

The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins

The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins ebook ISBN: 149186155X
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Joe DeMarco
Number of Pages: 260 
File: the-4-hundred-and-20-assassins.pdf
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Warning: Philosophical Content - Explicit Ideas - May offend those easily offended. The legend of the Hassan El Sabbah is not as famous as his garden. Sabbah was an entrepreneur of sorts using the assassin as a tool to gain political influence throughout the Middle East. He would use young men by making them smoke hash then allowing them to enter his Garden of Earthly Delights. The young men were told they had entered paradise and would be expelled if they did not carry out Sabbah's wishes, which were usually to kill someone of relative importance. This tale is not only a fictional look at Sabbah, but also a mind-altering look into America's drug culture and the idea of paradise. Told by a stoner, set over a thousand years ago with an Arabian Nights feel to it, the story centers around Emir Abdullah-Harazins (Sabbah) and his infamous garden. This is the story of how Abdullah found the garden and came to be Emir Abdullah-Harazins.

Angel Assassins - Book I - Lineage & Lies

Angel Assassins - Book I - Lineage & Lies ebook ISBN: 1471039528
Author: J.J. Greaves
Number of Pages: 306 
File: angel-assassins-book-i-lineage-lies.pdf
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The prophesied child has been found. Many factions will fight to gain control of him. Will the Drakim rise again? Jake Avalon lives a privileged life on his Grandfather's estate. He has everything a 16 year old boy would want, money, freedom and great friends. His life, however, begins to unravel when he encounters a man hiding in a corn field on the estate. The man turns out to be the brother he didn't know he had, Xavier, his protector. Jake is a phenomenon, he is half human and half angel. He is the prophesied child, who would re-establish an ancient order of angel assassins. He bears the mark of The Drakim, destined to become a very powerful man and all hell, heaven and everything in between wants a piece of that power. Some will come to take that power for evil, others as leverage to secure their own precarious position of power. There are those, like his brother and a certain suspected renegade archangel called Gabriel, who will do everything in their power to ensure that Jake has a choice.

The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins of Emir Abdullah-Harazins

The 4 Hundred and 20 Assassins of Emir Abdullah-Harazins ebook ISBN: 1414059353
Publisher: Author House
Author: Joseph DeMarco
Number of Pages: 148 
File: the-4-hundred-and-20-assassins-of-emir-abdullah-harazins.pdf
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Warning: Philosophical Content-Explicit Ideas-May offend those easily offended. The legend of the Hassan El Sabbah is not as famous as his garden. Sabbah was an entrepreneur of sorts using the assassin as a tool to gain political influence throughout the Middle East. He would use young men by making them smoke hash then allowing them to enter his garden of earthly delights. The young men were told they had entered paradise and would be expelled if they did not carry out Sabbahs wishes, which were usually to kill someone of relative importance. This tale is not only a fictional look at Sabbah, but also a mind-altering look into Americas drug culture and the idea of paradise. Told by a stoner, set over a thousand years ago with an Arabian Nights feel to it, the story centers around Emir Abdullah-Harazins (Sabbah) and his infamous garden. It is the story of only one of his Hashishiyyins (Assassins).

The Two Assassins

The Two Assassins ebook ISBN:
Author: Renatus Hartogs,Lucy Freeman
Number of Pages: 264 
File: the-two-assassins.pdf
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