The Duke of Shadows

The Duke of Shadows
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 1416585885
ISBN 13: 9781416585886
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Duke of Shadows Book Review:

In a debut romance as passionate and sweeping as the British Empire, Meredith Duran paints a powerful picture of an aristocrat torn between two worlds, an heiress who dares to risk everything...and the love born in fire and darkness that nearly destroys them. From exotic sandstone palaces... Sick of tragedy, done with rebellion, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. But when the pillars of privilege topple, her fiancé's betrayal leaves Emma no choice. She must turn for help to the one man whom she should not trust, but cannot resist: Julian Sinclair, the dangerous and dazzling heir to the Duke of Auburn. To the marble halls of London... In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they call him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with both worlds, Julian has never imagined that the place he might belong is in the embrace of a woman with a reluctant laugh and haunted eyes. But in a time of terrible darkness, he and Emma will discover that love itself can be perilous -- and that a single decision can alter one's life forever. Destiny follows wherever you run. A lifetime of grief later, in a cold London spring, Emma and Julian must finally confront the truth: no matter how hard one tries to deny it, some pasts cannot be disowned...and some passions never die.

The Duke Of Shadows

The Duke Of Shadows
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2014-10-09
ISBN 10: 1472222245
ISBN 13: 9781472222244
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Duke Of Shadows Book Review:

Meredith Duran returns with another witty, humorous and smart romance. Fans of Julia Quinn, Jane Feather and Eloisa James will delight in Meredith's trademark headstrong heroine, cunning hero and tale of deep emotional intensity! From exotic sandstone palaces... Sick of tragedy, done with rebellion, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. But when the pillars of privilege topple, her fiance's betrayal leaves Emma no choice. She must turn for help to the one man whom she should not trust, but cannot resist: Julian Sinclair, the dangerous and dazzling heir to the Duke of Auburn. To the marble halls of London... In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they call him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with both worlds, Julian has never imagined that the place he might belong is in the embrace of a woman with a reluctant laugh and haunted eyes. But in a time of terrible darkness, he and Emma will discover that love itself can be perilous - and that a single decision can alter one's life forever. Destiny follows wherever you run. A lifetime of grief later, in a cold London spring, Emma and Julian must finally confront the truth: no matter how hard one tries to deny it, some pasts cannot be disowned...and some passions never die. Looking for more Meredith Duran novels? Try Written On Your Skin or her Rules for the Reckless series.

Duke of Shadows Moonlight Square Book 4

Duke of Shadows  Moonlight Square  Book 4
Author: Gaelen Foley
Publsiher: Foley Publications
Total Pages: 534
Release: 2019-05-19
ISBN 10: 9781946923622
ISBN 13: 1946923621
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Duke of Shadows Moonlight Square Book 4 Book Review:

A sexy, swashbuckling historical romance with a double dose of mystery... A heartbroken belle. A missing suitor. A heroic duke in disguise. Unmask Duke of Shadows and let the highwayman-duke steal your heart!

In the Shadows of the State

In the Shadows of the State
Author: Alpa Shah
Publsiher: Duke University Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2010-07-12
ISBN 10: 0822392933
ISBN 13: 9780822392934
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In the Shadows of the State Book Review:

In the Shadows of the State suggests that well-meaning indigenous rights and development claims and interventions may misrepresent and hurt the very people they intend to help. It is a powerful critique based on extensive ethnographic research in Jharkhand, a state in eastern India officially created in 2000. While the realization of an independent Jharkhand was the culmination of many years of local, regional, and transnational activism for the rights of the region’s culturally autonomous indigenous people, Alpa Shah argues that the activism unintentionally further marginalized the region’s poorest people. Drawing on a decade of ethnographic research in Jharkhand, she follows the everyday lives of some of the poorest villagers as they chase away protected wild elephants, try to cut down the forests they allegedly live in harmony with, maintain a healthy skepticism about the revival of the indigenous governance system, and seek to avoid the initial spread of an armed revolution of Maoist guerrillas who claim to represent them. Juxtaposing these experiences with the accounts of the village elites and the rhetoric of the urban indigenous-rights activists, Shah reveals a class dimension to the indigenous-rights movement, one easily lost in the cultural-based identity politics that the movement produces. In the Shadows of the State brings together ethnographic and theoretical analyses to show that the local use of global discourses of indigeneity often reinforces a class system that harms the poorest people.

The Sins of Lord Lockwood

The Sins of Lord Lockwood
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2018-02-27
ISBN 10: 1501139053
ISBN 13: 9781501139055
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sins of Lord Lockwood Book Review:

Steamy romance sizzles between a resurrected earl and his repentant bride in USA TODAY bestselling author Meredith Duran's latest historical romance. BACK FROM THE DEAD, AN EARL SEEKS VENGEANCE... Liam Devaliant, Lord Lockwood, was born into a charmed life. Charismatic, powerful, and wild, he had the world at his feet—and one woman as his aim. His wedding to Anna was meant to be his greatest triumph. Instead, in a single moment, a wicked conspiracy robbed him of his future and freedom. ...BUT WILL HIS LONG-LOST COUNTESS PAY THE PRICE? Four years later, Liam has returned from death with plans for revenge. Standing in his way, though, is his long-absent bride. Once, he adored Anna's courage. Now it seems like a curse, for Anna refuses to fear or forget him. If she can't win back Liam's love, then she means at least to save his soul...no matter the cost.

The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital

The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital
Author: Lisa Lowe,David Lloyd
Publsiher: Duke University Press
Total Pages: 604
Release: 1997-10-27
ISBN 10: 0822382318
ISBN 13: 9780822382317
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital Book Review:

Global in scope, but refusing a familiar totalizing theoretical framework, the essays in The Politics of Culture in the Shadow of Capital demonstrate how localized and resistant social practices—including anticolonial and feminist struggles, peasant revolts, labor organizing, and various cultural movements—challenge contemporary capitalism as a highly differentiated mode of production. Reworking Marxist critique, these essays on Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, North America, and Europe advance a new understanding of "cultural politics" within the context of transnational neocolonial capitalism. This perspective contributes to an overall critique of traditional approaches to modernity, development, and linear liberal narratives of culture, history, and democratic institutions. It also frames a set of alternative social practices that allows for connections to be made between feminist politics among immigrant women in Britain, women of color in the United States, and Muslim women in Iran, Egypt, Pakistan, and Canada; the work of subaltern studies in India, the Philippines, and Mexico; and antiracist social movements in North and South America, the Caribbean, and Europe. These connections displace modes of opposition traditionally defined in relation to the modern state and enable a rethinking of political practice in the era of global capitalism. Contributors. Tani E. Barlow, Nandi Bhatia, Dipesh Chakrabarty, Chungmoo Choi, Clara Connolly, Angela Davis, Arturo Escobar, Grant Farred, Homa Hoodfar, Reynaldo C. Ileto, George Lipsitz, David Lloyd, Lisa Lowe, Martin F. Manalansan IV, Aihwa Ong, Pragna Patel, José Rabasa, Maria Josefina Saldaña-Portillo, Jaqueline Urla

The Way of Shadows

The Way of Shadows
Author: Brent Weeks
Publsiher: Orbit
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2008-10-01
ISBN 10: 9780316040228
ISBN 13: 0316040223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Way of Shadows Book Review:

From NYT bestselling author Brent Weeks comes the first novel in his breakout fantasy trilogy in which a young boy trains under the city's most legendary and feared assassin, Durzo Blint. For Durzo Blint, assassination is an art--and he is the city's most accomplished artist. For Azoth, survival is precarious. Something you never take for granted. As a guild rat, he's grown up in the slums, and learned to judge people quickly--and to take risks. Risks like apprenticing himself to Durzo Blint. But to be accepted, Azoth must turn his back on his old life and embrace a new identity and name. As Kylar Stern, he must learn to navigate the assassins' world of dangerous politics and strange magics--and cultivate a flair for death. Devour this blockbuster tale of assassination and magic by Brent Weeks, which has delighted readers all over the world--with over one million copies in print! Night Angel The Way of Shadows Shadow's Edge Beyond the Shadows Night Angel: The Complete Trilogy (omnibus) Perfect Shadow: A Night Angel Novella (e-only) The Way of Shadows: The Graphic Novel For more from Brent Weeks, check out: Lightbringer The Black Prism The Blinding Knife The Broken Eye The Blood Mirror The Burning White

Thief of Shadows

Thief of Shadows
Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
Publsiher: Grand Central Publishing
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-06-26
ISBN 10: 1455508330
ISBN 13: 9781455508334
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thief of Shadows Book Review:

A MASKED MAN . . . Winter Makepeace lives a double life. By day he's the stoic headmaster of a home for foundling children. But the night brings out a darker side of Winter. As the moon rises, so does the Ghost of St. Giles-protector, judge, fugitive. When the Ghost, beaten and wounded, is rescued by a beautiful aristocrat, Winter has no idea that his two worlds are about to collide. A DANGEROUS WOMAN . . . Lady Isabel Beckinhall enjoys nothing more than a challenge. Yet when she's asked to tutor the Home's dour manager in the ways of society-flirtation, double-entendres, and scandalous liaisons-Isabel can't help wondering why his eyes seem so familiar-and his lips so tempting. A PASSION NEITHER COULD DENY During the day Isabel and Winter engage in a battle of wills. At night their passions are revealed . . . But when little girls start disappearing from St. Giles, Winter must avenge them. For that he might have to sacrifice everything-the Home, Isabel . . . and his life.

Global Shadows

Global Shadows
Author: James Ferguson
Publsiher: Duke University Press
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2006-02-28
ISBN 10: 9780822337171
ISBN 13: 0822337177
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Global Shadows Book Review:

DIVA collection of Ferguson's essays that bring the question of Africa into the center of current debates on globalization, modernity, and emerging forms of world order./div

The Duke of Shadows

The Duke of Shadows
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2010-05-11
ISBN 10: 1416585885
ISBN 13: 9781416585886
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Duke of Shadows Book Review:

In a debut romance as passionate and sweeping as the British Empire, Meredith Duran paints a powerful picture of an aristocrat torn between two worlds, an heiress who dares to risk everything...and the love born in fire and darkness that nearly destroys them. From exotic sandstone palaces... Sick of tragedy, done with rebellion, Emmaline Martin vows to settle quietly into British Indian society. But when the pillars of privilege topple, her fiancé's betrayal leaves Emma no choice. She must turn for help to the one man whom she should not trust, but cannot resist: Julian Sinclair, the dangerous and dazzling heir to the Duke of Auburn. To the marble halls of London... In London, they toast Sinclair with champagne. In India, they call him a traitor. Cynical and impatient with both worlds, Julian has never imagined that the place he might belong is in the embrace of a woman with a reluctant laugh and haunted eyes. But in a time of terrible darkness, he and Emma will discover that love itself can be perilous -- and that a single decision can alter one's life forever. Destiny follows wherever you run. A lifetime of grief later, in a cold London spring, Emma and Julian must finally confront the truth: no matter how hard one tries to deny it, some pasts cannot be disowned...and some passions never die.

The Duke s Shadow

The Duke s Shadow
Author: Louise Charles
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2014-02-19
ISBN 10: 9781495951312
ISBN 13: 1495951316
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Duke s Shadow Book Review:

ONE MAN, William Kenilworth, a young Victorian aristocrat, was never born to be the Duke of Romsey. When his older brother, Henry dies in a freak racing accident, William inherits a legacy and title he has not been groomed for nor wants. TWO LIVES... Bullied by his domineering mother and rejected by love, William falls into a deep depression. His saviour is his sister, Lottie, who helps him to create a second identity as Reuben Chambers, a London business man. SHADOWS FROM THE PAST. As Reuben, he finds true happiness which helps him to fulfil his duties as William, heir to the Dukedom. But a secret from the past threatens his family and the delicate balance he has created for his double identity. Can he continue to keep his two lives separate?

Bound by Your Touch

Bound by Your Touch
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2009-07-21
ISBN 10: 9781439100936
ISBN 13: 1439100934
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bound by Your Touch Book Review:

In the vein of classic authors like Julia Quinn, Sarah MacLean, and Eloisa James, award-winning and USA TODAY bestselling author Meredith Duran returns with a bluestocking bent on justice who plays a dangerous game of seduction with London’s most scandalous viscount. Silver-tongued Viscount Sanburne is London’s favorite scapegrace. Alas, Lydia Boyce has no interest in being charmed. When his latest escapade exposes a plot to ruin her family, she vows to handle it herself, as she always has done. Certainly she requires no help from a too-handsome dilettante whose main achievement is being scandalous. But Sanburne’s golden charisma masks a sharper mind and darker history than she realizes. He shocks Lydia by breaking past her prim facade to the woman beneath...and the hidden fire no man has ever recognized. But as she follows him into a world of intrigue, she will learn that the greatest danger lies within—in the shadowy, secret motives of his heart.

Shadows of Ethics

Shadows of Ethics
Author: Geoffrey Galt Harpham
Publsiher: Duke University Press
Total Pages: 282
Release: 1999
ISBN 10: 9780822323204
ISBN 13: 0822323206
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shadows of Ethics Book Review:

Collection of essays on our contemporary tendency to revisit Enlightenment concerns and the ways attributes of the ‘highest’--reason, ethics, high cultural aesthetics, even theory--have become implicated with and confused with the ‘lowes

Duke of Midnight

Duke of Midnight
Author: Elizabeth Hoyt
Publsiher: Piatkus Books
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9780749958176
ISBN 13: 0749958170
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Duke of Midnight Book Review:

WHEN A MASKED MAN . . . Twenty years ago Maximus Batten witnessed the brutal murders of his parents. Now the autocratic Duke of Wakefield, he spends his days ruling Parliament. But by night, disguised as the Ghost of St. Giles, he prowls the grim alleys of St. Giles, ever on the hunt for the murderer. One night he finds a fiery woman who meets him toe-to-toe-and won't back down . . . MEETS HIS MATCH . . . Artemis Greaves toils as a lady's companion, but hiding beneath the plain brown serge of her dress is the heart of a huntress. When the Ghost of St. Giles rescues her from footpads, she recognizes a kindred spirit. She's even more intrigued when she realizes who exactly the notorious Ghost is by day . . . FIREWORKS WILL FOLLOW Artemis makes a bold move: she demands that Maximus use his influence to free her imprisoned brother-or she will expose him as the Ghost. But blackmailing a powerful duke isn't without risks. Now that she has the tiger by the tail, can she withstand his ire-or the temptation of his embrace? The sixth novel in Elizabeth Hoyt's bestselling Georgian Maiden Lane series

The Duke s Boardroom Affair

The Duke s Boardroom Affair
Author: Michelle Celmer
Publsiher: Silhouette
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2009-01-01
ISBN 10: 1426826478
ISBN 13: 9781426826474
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Duke s Boardroom Affair Book Review:

How was Victoria Houghton supposed to work for Duke Charles Frederick Mead? The gorgeous royal had never met a woman he couldn't seduce—until now. Victoria despised the duke—and his family. They had gained control of her family business in a hostile takeover, then downgraded her to Charles's personal assistant. Well, there was very little she would personally assist Charles with! She had to resist her burning attraction to him…even as he was kissing her into business-meets-pleasure submission.

Shadows in Time

Shadows in Time
Author: Julie McElwain
Publsiher: Pegasus Crime
Total Pages: 464
Release: 2020-08-04
ISBN 10: 9781643134741
ISBN 13: 1643134744
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Shadows in Time Book Review:

In 1816 London, Kendra Donovan tries to track down a missing man, but also finds trouble brewing closer to home in the fifth book in Julie McElwain’s riveting time-travel mystery series. When Kendra Donovan is approached by Mrs. Gavenston with an unusual request—to find her business manager, Jeremy Pascoe, who recently vanished—the FBI agent is eager to accept the challenge. To Kendra’s way of thinking, spending her time locating a missing person suits her more than perfecting her embroidery, painting watercolors, practicing on the pianoforte, or any of the other activities that are socially acceptable for young ladies in the early nineteenth century. Unfortunately, the missing person’s case turns into a murder investigation after Kendra finds the man stabbed to death in a remote cottage that he’d been using as a writer’s retreat. Everyone who knew him says that Pascoe was a fine fellow. So who hated him enough to kill him? Seeking the answer to that question plunges Kendra into the world of big business, as Mrs. Gavenston happens to run one of the largest breweries in England. And if there is one thing Kendra knows hasn’t changed, it’s that big business means big money . . . and money is always a motive for murder. While Kendra works to sift through the truth and lies swirling around Mr. Pascoe’s life—and death—her world is rocked closer to home when a woman arrives claiming to be the Duke of Aldridge’s presumably dead daughter, Charlotte. It is a distraction Kendra cannot afford, not when there is a killer lurking in the shadows who will do anything to keep the truth from being exposed.

The Shadows Between Us

The Shadows Between Us
Author: Tricia Levenseller
Publsiher: Feiwel & Friends
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2020-02-25
ISBN 10: 1250189977
ISBN 13: 9781250189974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Shadows Between Us Book Review:

Tricia Levenseller, author of Daughter of the Pirate King, is back with an epic YA tale of ambition and love in The Shadows Between Us... “They’ve never found the body of the first and only boy who broke my heart. And they never will.” Alessandra is tired of being overlooked, but she has a plan to gain power: 1) Woo the Shadow King. 2) Marry him. 3) Kill him and take his kingdom for herself. No one knows the extent of the freshly crowned Shadow King’s power. Some say he can command the shadows that swirl around him to do his bidding. Others say they speak to him, whispering the thoughts of his enemies. Regardless, Alessandra knows what she deserves, and she’s going to do everything within her power to get it. But Alessandra’s not the only one trying to kill the king. As attempts on his life are made, she finds herself trying to keep him alive long enough for him to make her his queen—all while struggling not to lose her heart. After all, who better for a Shadow King than a cunning, villainous queen? “Tricia Levenseller’s latest, The Shadows Between Us, is a decadent and wickedly addictive fantasy, full of schemes and court intrigue, and delightful descriptions of food, which I am always a fan of.” —Kendare Blake, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series

Cast in Shadows

Cast in Shadows
Author: Laura Landon
Publsiher: Prairie Muse
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2015-06-23
ISBN 10: 9781937216627
ISBN 13: 1937216624
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cast in Shadows Book Review:

Gideon Waverley, heir to the Duke of Townsend, had everything a young man could need a promising future, a title, charming good looks, great friends, and a family who adored him. Until his body turned him into a monster. He had no choice but to separate himself from the world, to hide his monstrous self from society, to cast away his future. But the brilliant and beautiful Eve Cornwell refused to believe he could not be saved, even as she refused to guard her heart. And all the while she knew she couldn't keep him once she'd loved him back into the light."

One Dance with a Duke

One Dance with a Duke
Author: Tessa Dare
Publsiher: Random House Digital, Inc.
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 0345518853
ISBN 13: 9780345518859
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

One Dance with a Duke Book Review:

When she demands that the Duke of Morland forgive her brother's debts, Lady Amelia d'Orsay discovers her match in the mysterious man, but he may be connected to the murder of the founder of an exclusive club.

Wicked Becomes You

Wicked Becomes You
Author: Meredith Duran
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2010-04-27
ISBN 10: 9781439100950
ISBN 13: 1439100950
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wicked Becomes You Book Review:

She’s been burned not once but twice by London’s so-call ed gentlemen . . . Gwen Maudsley is pretty enough to be popular, and plenty wealthy, too. But what she’s best known and loved for is being so very, very nice. When a cad jilts her at the altar—again—the scandal has her outraged friends calling for blood. Only Gwen has a different plan. If nice no longer works for her, then it’s time to learn to be naughty. Happily, she knows the perfect tutor—Alexander Ramsey, her late brother’s best friend and a notorious rogue. So why won’t a confirmed scoundrel let her be as bad as she wants to be? Unbeknownst to Gwen, Alex’s aloof demeanor veils his deepest unspoken desire. He has no wish to see her change, nor to tempt himself with her presence when his own secrets make any future between them impossible. But on a wild romp from Paris to the Riviera, their friendship gives way to something hotter, darker, and altogether more dangerous. With Alex’s past and Gwen’s newly unleashed wildness on a collision course, Gwen must convince Alex that his wickedest intentions are exactly what she needs.