Gideon the Ninth Book
Score: 4
From 38 Ratings

Gideon the Ninth


  • Author : Tamsyn Muir
  • Publisher : Tordotcom
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 448
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250313171

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Gideon the Ninth Excerpt :

Gideon the Ninth is the first book in the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Locked Tomb Trilogy, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle! WINNER of the 2020 Locus Award and Crawford Award Finalist for the 2020 Hugo, Nebula, Dragon, and World Fantasy Awards “Unlike anything I’ve ever read. ” —V.E. Schwab “Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space!” —Charles Stross “Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original.” —The New York Times The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense. Tamsyn Muir’s Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, and lesbian necromancers. Her characters leap off the page, as skillfully animated as arcane revenants. The result is a heart-pounding epic science fantasy. Brought up by unfriendly, ossifying nuns, ancient retainers, and countless skeletons, Gideon is ready to abandon a life of servitude and an afterlife as a reanimated corpse. She packs up her sword, her shoes, and her dirty magazines, and prepares to launch her daring escape. But her childhood nemesis won’t set her free without a service. Harrowhark Nonagesimus, Reverend Daughter of the Ninth House and bone witch extraordinaire, has been summoned into action. The Emperor has invited the heirs to each of his loyal Houses to a deadly trial of wits and skill. If Harrowhark succeeds she will be become an immortal, all-powerful servant of the Resurrection, but no necromancer can ascend without their cavalier. Without Gideon’s sword, Harrow will fail, and the Ninth House will die. Of course, some things are better left dead. THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGY BOOK 1: Gideon the Ninth BOOK 2: Harrow the Ninth BOOK 3: Alecto the Ninth At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold withou

Gideon s Sword Book
Score: 3
From 50 Ratings

Gideon s Sword


  • Author : Douglas Preston
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-02-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 0446564338

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Gideon s Sword Excerpt :

Introducing Gideon Crew: trickster, prodigy, master thief At twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At twenty-four, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: His father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son to avenge him. Now, with a new purpose in his life, Gideon crafts a one-time mission of vengeance, aimed at the perpetrator of his father's destruction. His plan is meticulous, spectacular, and successful. But from the shadows, someone is watching. A very powerful someone, who is impressed by Gideon's special skills. Someone who has need of just such a renegade. For Gideon, this operation may be only the beginning . . .

Gideon s Art Book

Gideon s Art


  • Author : John Creasey
  • Publisher : House of Stratus
  • Release Date : 2011-03-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755125708

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Gideon s Art Excerpt :

The National Gallery has high security, but a painting is nevertheless stolen. Gideon of Scotland Yard knows of only a few thieves who could pull this off. However, one turns up dead and an art dealer's daughter is kidnapped and a counterfeiting ring moves into town. Clearly, Gideon is facing something both major and mysterious . . .

Gideon s Curse Book

Gideon s Curse


  • Author : David Niall Wilson
  • Publisher : Crossroad Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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Gideon s Curse Excerpt :

FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DAVID NIALL WILSON Just after the Civil War, a preacher named Gideon Swayne journeyed south from Random, Illinois to minister to the newly freed slaves. In the bitter prejudice of North Carolina, and the magic of the Great Dismal Swamp, he made a home... that home was taken from him in hatred, and in violence. The Pope plantation is mired in the "old ways," migrants work their land so they don't have to get their hands too dirty. There are older ways than the Pope family, built on slave-labor and mired in their own past can imagine. Their farm hand, Gideon has seen his mother’s reflection in the slime-pools of the bog. He’s heard his great-grandfather, the first Gideon at Preacher’s Marsh, chanting on the night breeze. He has seen eyes, glowing green and glittering with hatred, lining the trees along the fields and peering from the trees. He has heard voices like drumbeats chanting in the night. The dead are rising, and they are coming. Soon. Gideon's curse is a novel of history. It's a novel of freedom, slavery, magic and romance. It's a glance into the violent past of the deep south, and the hope of a better future.

Gideon Lincecum s Sword Book

Gideon Lincecum s Sword


  • Author : Gideon Lincecum
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 378
  • ISBN 10 : 157441125X

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Gideon Lincecum s Sword Excerpt :

Gideon's letters provide a rich and detailed account of how one individual and his large extended family, all of whom were strongly committed to the Confederacy, kept up with the progress of the conflict and coped with the multitude of problems it created."

Gideon s Bride Book

Gideon s Bride


  • Author : Amelia Autin
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Release Date : 2012-07-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459287389

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Gideon s Bride Excerpt :

Widowed and Wanting Just yesterday, it seemed, Gideon Lowell was a contented family man. Now he was alone, with three children to raise and a ranch to run. His heart wasn't ready for courtship, but his kids needed a mother. And he needed a woman's touch to ease the hollow ache of loneliness. As a mail-order bride, Rennie Fortier was supposedly marrying a stranger. She knew that Gideon had no idea that he and his children had haunted her dreams. Now she shared his home, his children, his bed—and emotions neither of them expected. They could live happily ever after—as long as Gideon never discovered who she really was….

Gideon s People  2 volume Set Book

Gideon s People 2 volume Set


  • Author : Corinna Dally-Starna
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 1348
  • ISBN 10 : 9780803224278

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Gideon s People 2 volume Set Excerpt :

Gideon’s People is the story of an American Indian community in the Housatonic Valley of northwestern Connecticut. It is based on some three decades of nearly uninterrupted German-language diaries and allied records kept by the Moravian missionaries who had joined the Indians at a place called Pachgatgoch, later Schaghticoke. It is supplemented by colonial records and regional political, social, and religious histories and ethnographies. As such, it represents the only comprehensive, thoroughly contextualized description of a Native people in southern New England and adjacent eastern New York for the mid-eighteenth century. The Moravians’ diaries report on the day-to-day activities in the community, including house-building, the production of material goods, hunting, fishing, and farming. We are told of marriages, births, deaths, disease, and the calamity of alcohol abuse. The unavoidable interactions with surrounding Indians and close-by colonial farmers and townspeople are offered in detail, along with the sometimes contentious relations with local and colonial authorities. And there is the omnipresence of the missionaries’ religious message to the Indians, frequently accepted and then tested by the inevitable temptations and, more than once, spurned. But we also learn of the struggles of the Moravians to feed and clothe themselves at a distance from their congregation in Bethlehem and their endeavors, often marked by conflict and deep personal pain, to lead their Native flock to the Lamb.

Gideon Combats Influence Book

Gideon Combats Influence


  • Author : John Creasey
  • Publisher : House of Stratus
  • Release Date : 2011-04-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755134236

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Gideon Combats Influence Excerpt :

Borgman is a big man who has money and influential friends. Gideon knows he killed his wife, but can he prove it? How is he to break through the power wielded by this serious adversary and deal with all of the other problems that crop up? And will the press and the court spare him?

Gideon s Gift Book
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

Gideon s Gift


  • Author : Karen Kingsbury
  • Publisher : FaithWords
  • Release Date : 2009-09-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780446567138

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Gideon s Gift Excerpt :

One long-ago Christmas, Earl Gibson lost the two things most precious to him: his wife and daughter. Angry and heartbroken, he ended up living on the streets and abandoned any belief he'd once had in God. Ten years later Big Earl meets Gideon, a seven-year-old leukemia patient who believes with all her heart that "Christmas means never having to ask God how much he loves us." Gideon is determined to reach this lonely and hurting man who hates Christmas -- and he is just as determined to rebuff her. It will take a miracle for Earl to come to understand the true meaning of Christmas. But if he can accept what Gideon wants to give him, he might find that he can return the favor with a precious gift of his own. In Gideon's Gift, Karen Kingsbury reminds us that Christmas is still a time of miraculous possibilities if only we reach out to those around us.

The Gideon Oliver Mysteries Volume Two Book

The Gideon Oliver Mysteries Volume Two


  • Author : Aaron Elkins
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 1390
  • ISBN 10 : 9781504056243

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The Gideon Oliver Mysteries Volume Two Excerpt :

Bone-chilling cases featuring the forensic anthropologist known as the Skeleton Detective, in the Edgar Award–winning series “that never disappoints” (The Philadelphia Inquirer). Edgar Award winner and former anthropologist Aaron Elkins “thoroughly understands the art of the murder mystery” (The Philadelphia Inquirer). In books five through seven from the long-running Skeleton Detective series, Elkins brings back his “likable, down-to-earth cerebral sleuth,” Professor Gideon Oliver (Chicago Tribune). Curses!: Mayan ruins in the Yucatán . . . a secret room in a tomb . . . age-old skeletons . . . Anthropologist Gideon Oliver is thrilled to join the archaeological excavation of Tlaloc—until ancient Mayan curses against desecrators of the site seem to materialize as modern murders. “Another delightful semiserious romp through science and an exotic police culture.” —Publishers Weekly Icy Clutches: On a trip to Glacier Bay, Alaska, with his forest ranger wife, Julie, the Skeleton Detective pursues a coldhearted killer who buries evidence in an avalanche. “A literate, amiable story . . . a credible plot, a likable hero.” —Kirkus Reviews Make No Bones: In accordance with the wishes of Albert Evan Jasper, after his demise in a car crash, his remains—a few charred bits of bone—are installed in an Oregon museum to create a fascinating macabre exhibit. A fitting end for the “dean of American forensic anthropologists”—until what is left of him disappears during the biannual meeting—a.k.a. the “bone bash and weenie roast”—of the Western Association of Forensic Anthropologists. Gideon has one question: Why? “[A] seamlessly plotted corker of a mystery . . . Readers who like their humor dark and their gumshoes smart are sure to enjoy the ‘bone bash.’” —Publishers Weekly

Gideon s Rock and Other Tales Book

Gideon s Rock and Other Tales


  • Author : Katherine Cooper
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1873
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924013543479

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Gideon s Baby Book

Gideon s Baby


  • Author : K. N. Casper
  • Publisher : Harlequin Books
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 299
  • ISBN 10 : 0373710224

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Gideon s Baby Excerpt :

Gideon's Baby by K.N. Casper released on Oct 25, 2001 is available now for purchase.