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Title:The Religion (Tannhauser, #1)
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Author:Tim Willocks
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Category:Historical fiction, Fiction, Historical

The Religion (Tannhauser, #1) by Tim Willocks

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Religion (Tannhauser, #1) This is what we dream of to be so swept away so poleaxed by a book that the breath is sucked right out of us Brace yourselves .

May Suleiman the Magnificent emperor of the Ottomans has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist The largest armada of all time approaches the knights Christian stronghold on the island of Malta The Turks know the knights as the Hounds of Hell The knights call themselves The Religion .

In Messina Sicily a French countess Carla La Penautier seeks passage to Malta in a quest to find the son taken from her at his birth twelve years ago The only man with the expertise and daring to help her is a Rabelaisian soldier of fortune arms dealer former janissary and strapping Saxon adventurer by the name of Mattias Tannhauser He agrees to accompany the lady to Malta where amid the most spectacular siege in military history they must try to find the boy whose name they do not know and whose face they have never seen and pluck him from the jaws of Holy War .

The Religion is the first book of the Tannhauser Trilogy and from the first page of this epic account of the last great medieval conflict between East and West it is clear we are in the hands of a master Not since James Clavell has a novelist so powerfully and assuredly plunged readers headlong into another world and time Anne Rice transformed the vampire novel Stephen King reinvented horror Now in a spectacular tale of heroism tragedy and passion Tim Willocks revivifies historical fiction

The Religion (Tannhauser, #1)

This is what we dream of to be so swept away so poleaxed by a book that the breath is sucked right out of us Brace yourselves br br May Suleiman the Magnificent emperor of the Ottomans has declared a jihad against the Knights of Saint John the Baptist The largest armada of all time approaches the knights Christian stronghold on the island of Malta The Turks know the knights as the Hounds of Hell The knights call themselves The Religion br br In Messina Sicily a French countess Carla La Penautier seeks passage to Malta in a quest to find the son taken from her at his birth twelve years ago The only man with the expertise and daring to help her is a Rabelaisian soldier of fortune arms dealer former janissary and strapping Saxon adventurer by the name of Mattias Tannhauser He agrees to accompany the lady to Malta where amid the most spectacular siege in military history they must try to find the boy whose name they do not know and whose face they have never seen and pluck him from the jaws of Holy War br br The Religion is the first book of the Tannhauser Trilogy and from the first page of this epic account of the last great medieval conflict between East and West it is clear we are in the hands of a master Not since James Clavell has a novelist so powerfully and assuredly plunged readers headlong into another world and time Anne Rice transformed the vampire novel Stephen King reinvented horror Now in a spectacular tale of heroism tragedy and passion Tim Willocks revivifies historical fiction


Green River Rising

In a remote corner of East Texas stands the Green River State Penitentiary grim repository of human outcasts and primal passions Here convicts sweat it out under the glare of the panoptic machine a vast labyrinth of granite glass and steel where the ancient violence of men lurches unseen toward a brutal cataclysm br br Dr Ray Klein has served three years hard time working in the AIDS infested prison infirmary where he has learned the only effective survival mantra i not my fucking business i In the same hospital forensic psychologist Juliette Devlin conducts the research she hopes will bring her a deeper understanding of the hearts of men And in the sewers beneath the prison the wretched retarded giant Henry Abbott awaits instruction from the Word that is God br br On the day Klein wins his parole the disciplinary perfection of the panopticon is torn apart by a paroxysm of tribal war Green River explodes into a riot of unimaginable ferocity For the first time in years the prison falls entirely into the hands of its inmates Trapped in the infirmary are the dying men Klein cares for and Devlin the woman he loves When a crew of the prison s most hot blooded maniacs place the infirmary under siege and as the River sucks them all psychopaths and lovers the dying and the insane toward the abyss Klein must face the ultimate choice to play it safe and claim the freedom he yearns for or to risk all in a desperate journey across the riot torn penitentiary to save the ones he loves br br Dark violent sexy and almost unbearably compelling i Green River Rising i is that rare thing a scintillating thriller that is at the same time sophisticated and literate and filled with wisdom about good and evil and duty and above all the redemptive power of love


The Twelve Children of Paris (Tannhauser, #2)

b Paris August rd b br br What do you do when your wife disappears br br In the middle of the bloodiest massacre in European history br br And you know she is about to give birth to your only child br br Three wars of religion have turned Paris into a foetid cauldron of hatred intrigue and corruption The Royal Wedding intended to heal the wounds has served only to further poison the fanatics of either creed But Carla could not have known that when she accepted an invitation to the ceremony br br When Mattias Tannhauser rides into town on Saint Bartholomew s Eve his only intention is to find her and take her home But as the massacre of tens of thousands of Huguenots begins and the city plunges into anarchy Carla is abducted by Grymonde the grotesque gang leader of the Yards and Tannhauser finds himself imprisoned in the Louvre at the centre of a vicious conspiracy br br Wanted by the law the assassins guild and a militant army who call themselves the Pilgrims of Saint Jacques Tannhauser must rise to pitiless extremes even he has never known before With no one to help him but a stable boy he wades a river of blood without knowing what lies on the other side br br i As he harrows Hell in search of his beloved br br His destiny is changed forever by br br The Twelve Children Of Paris i


Doglands

Furgul is a puppy born in a slave camp for racing greyhounds and he has a terrible secret he is himself only part greyhound When the cruel owner of the camp recognizes Furgul s impure origins he takes Furgul to be killed but Furgal manages a spectacular escape Now Furgul must confront the indifference complexity warmth and ferocity of the greater world a world in which there seem to be two choices live the comfortable life of a pet and sacrifice freedom or live the life of a free dog glorious but also dangerous in which every man will turn his hand against you br br In the best tradition of i The Call of the Wild i and i Watership Down i novelist Tim Willocks offers his first tale for young adults an allegorical examination of human life through a dog s eyes infused with heart heroism and the mysteries of the spirit


Bloodstained Kings

The author s much anticipated second novel is as powerful and ambitious as its predecessor Set in New Orleans and the rural South it is the story of a chain of cataclysmic events let loose by the murder of Clarence Jefferson a legendary lawman who has gathered a cache of evidence that could imprison corrupt politicians in five states His last act it appears was to hand pick two people as the unlucky heirs of his potentially explosive evidence files


Bad City Blues

Callie ex prostitu e cam e la coca ne r ussit le casse du si cle en braquant la banque de son mari un million de dollars partager avec Luther Grimes un v t ran du Vietnam reconverti dans le trafic de stup fiant Pour doubler son complice la belle s duit son fr re Cicero Grimes un psy d jant Et le capitaine Jefferson un flic sadique esp re bien r cup rer sa part du butin br br Tim Willocks est psychiatre sc nariste producteur et crivain Souvent compar James Ellroy ou Norman Mailer il est l auteur de plusieurs polars d une intensit et d un r alisme rares


Swept from the Sea

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Mucho Mojo Club: Racconti

Prendi gli scrittori pi cattivi del panorama internazionale Falli affacciare sull orlo dell abisso Uniscili sotto la bandiera del Mojo di Joe Lansdale Poi leggili non ne potrai pi fare a meno Sono ladri detective e assassini Sono prostitute e homeless Sono il lato oscuro delle storie Si muovono nel buio ti tolgono il fiato e troppo spesso non te lo restituiscono Sono tra noi E sono pronti a colpire Racconti di Tim Willocks James Oswald John Connolly Joe Clifford Gabino Iglesias Peter Blauner Les Edgerton Greg Gifune Dave Zeltserman Christopher Cook e Jeremy Robert Johnson


Billy Micklehurst's run / La cavale de Billy Micklehurst

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Swept from the Sea: The Shooting Script

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Billy Micklehurst's run / La cavale de Billy Micklehurst, Doglands, Mucho Mojo Club: Racconti, Swept from the Sea: The Shooting Script, Green River Rising, Swept from the Sea, Bloodstained Kings, The Twelve Children of Paris (Tannhauser, #2), Bad City Blues, The Religion (Tannhauser, #1)