Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Days of Dead ISBN: 0553581627 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553581621 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 576 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The New York Times hails Barbara Hambly's novels featuring Benjamin January as "masterly," "ravishing," and "haunting." The Chicago Tribune crowns them "dazzling...January is a wonderfully rich and complex character." Now the bestselling author returns with a story that leads January from the dangerously sensual milieu of New Orleans into a world seething with superstition and dark spirits, where one man's freedom turns on a case of murder and blood vengeance. Days of the Dead Mexico City in the autumn of 1835 is a lawless place, teeming with bandits and beggars. But an urgent letter from a desperate friend draws Benjamin January and his new bride Rose from New Orleans to this newly free province. Here they pray they'll find Hannibal Sefton alive--and not hanging from the end of a rope.Sefton stands accused of murdering the only son of prominent landowner Don Prospero de Castellon. But when Benjamin and Rose arrive at Hacienda Mictlan, they encounter a murky tangle of family relations, and more than one suspect in young Fernando's murder. While the evidence against Hannibal is damning, Benjamin is certain that his consumptive, peace-loving fellow musician isn't capable of murder. Their only allies are the dead boy's half sister, who happens to be Hannibal's latest inamorata, and the mentally unstable Castellon himself, who awaits Mexico's holy Days of the Dead, when he believes his slain son will himself reveal the identity of his killer.The search for the truth will lead Benjamin and Rose down a path that winds from the mazes of the capital's back streets and barrios to the legendary pyramids of Mictlan and, finally, to a place where spirits walk and the dead cry out for justice. But before they can lay to rest the ghosts of the past, Benjamin and Rose will have to stop a flesh-and-blood murderer who's determined to escape the day of reckoning and add Benjamin and Rose to the swelling ranks of the dead.
Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Wet grave ISBN: 0553581597 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553581591 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: In such stunning novels of crime and character as Die Upon a Kiss, Sold Down the River, and A Free Man of Color, Benjamin January tracked down killers through the sensuous, atmospheric, dangerously beautiful world of Old New Orleans. Now, in this new novel by bestselling author Barbara Hambly, he follows a trail of murder from illicit back alleys to glittering mansions to a dark place where the oldest and deadliest secrets lie buried . . . Wet Grave It's 1835 and the relentless glare of the late July sun has slowed New Orleans to a standstill. When Hesione LeGros--once a corsair's jeweled mistress, now a raddled hag--is found slashed to death in a shanty on the fringe of New Orleans's most lawless quarter, there are few to care. But one of them is Benjamin January, musician and teacher. He well recalls her blazing ebony beauty when she appeared, exquisitely gowned and handy with a stiletto, at a demimonde banquet years ago. Who would want to kill this woman now--Hessy, they said, would turn a trick for a bottle of rum--had some quarrelsome "customer" decided to do away with her? Or could it be one of the sexual predators who roamed the dark and seedy streets? Or--as Benjamin comes to suspect--was her killer someone she knew, someone whose careful search of her shack suggests a cold-blooded crime? Someone whose boot left a chillingly distinctive print . . . His inquiries at taverns, markets, and slave dances reveal little about "Hellfire Hessy" since her glory days in Barataria Bay, once the lair of gentlemen pirates. Then the murder is swept from his mind by the delivery of a crate filled with contraband rifles--and yet another telltale boot print left by its claimant. When a murder swiftly follows, Ben and Rose Vitrac, the woman he loves, fear the workings of a serpentine mind and a treacherous plot: one only they can hope to thwart in time. All too soon they are fugitives of color in the stormy bayous and marshes of slave-stealer country, headed for smugglers' haunts and sinister plantations, where one false step could be their last toward a...Wet Grave.
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Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Free Man of Color ISBN: 0553575260 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553575262 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 576 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A lush and haunting novel of a city steeped in decadent pleasures...and of a man, proud and defiant, caught in a web of murder and betrayal. It is 1833. In the midst of Mardi Gras, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher, is playing piano at the Salle d'Orleans when the evenings festivities are interrupted--by murder. Ravishing Angelique Crozat, a notorious octoroon who travels in the city's finest company, has been strangled to death. With the authorities reluctant to become involved, Ben begins his own inquiry, which will take him through the seamy haunts of riverboatmen and into the huts of voodoo-worshipping slaves. But soon the eyes of suspicion turn toward Ben--for, black as the slave who fathered him, this free man of color is still the perfect scapegoat....
Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Knight of the Demon Queen ISBN: 0345421906 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345421906 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Hambly, Barbara Название: Circle of the Moon ISBN: 0446694045 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446694049 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 967 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Hambly Название: Dragonshadow ISBN: 0345421884 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345421883 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Lord John Aversin--with the help of his mageborn wife, Jenny Waynest--has fought and defeated two dragons, earning the title of Dragonsbane. But there are creatures more terrifying than dragons. Demonspawn from a dark dimension have learned to drink the magic--and the souls--of mages and dragons alike, turning their victims into empty vessels. And now they've stolen John and Jenny's mageborn son, twelve-year-old Ian. In desperation, John seeks the help of the eldest and strongest dragon: Morkeleb the Black. But the demons have allies, too: a vast army poised to plunge the Realm into civil war. In the coming struggle, Morkeleb will sacrifice what he values most. Jenny will question everything she trusts and believes in. And John will embark on a perilous quest for the only things capable of defeating such powerful demons--even more powerful demons . . .
Автор: Hambly Название: Mother of Winter ISBN: 0345397231 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345397232 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Five years after defeating the Dark Ones, the embattled inhabitants of the once-great Keep of Dare face a yet more deadly foe. An icy-cold force was spreading across the northlands, spawning strange creatures that killed everything in their grisly path . . . Archmage Ingold Inglorion believed the source of this monstrous evil lay in the decadent lands to the south. With him traveled Gil Patterson, the scholar-warrior from Earth who had forsaken her own universe for love of the mage. Determined to aid him in his quest, she was cursed to become the instrument of his death. Ingold's apprentice Rudy Solis was left behind, the sole wizard standing between the Keep of Dare and the nightmare creatures besieging it. Rudy struggled tirelessly with wavering magic to ward off the virulent attacks of the ice mage's minions. But when someone attacked the widowed queen--the woman he loved--Rudy was forced to plumb the ultimate secret locked in the black crystal heart of the Keep of Dare . . . and so decide the fate of the world.
Автор: Hambly, Barbara (Author) Название: Children of the Jedi ISBN: 0553572938 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553572933 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 576 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Kindred of Darkness - A vampire kidnapping ISBN: 0727883429 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780727883421 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 3153 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: When James Asher's daughter is kidnapped by a Master Vampire, the stakes could not be higher. When James Asher and his wife Lydia's baby daughter Miranda is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, the stakes are high: blindly follow the Master Vampire's instructions, keep out of the way of the human networks that serves the vampires, destroy the interloper who seeks to seize control of the London Nest, and find the key to the Nest's tortuous inner workings: The Book of the Kindred of Darkness. Even with the vampire Don Simon Ysidro on their side, there's no guarantee that anything - or anyone - is who or what they appear to be. Nor is there any certainty that they'll see their child again - or survive the experience themselves.
Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Darkness on His Bones ISBN: 0727894013 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780727894014 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 2465 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Автор: Hambly Barbara Название: Sisters of the Raven ISBN: 0446615366 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446615365 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 484 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Hambly, Barbara Название: Sisters of the raven ISBN: 0446677043 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780446677042 Издательство: Hachette Book Group Цена: 1524 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
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