Shadow of the Sentinel Book

Shadow of the Sentinel


  • Author : Warren Getler
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 0743219686

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Shadow of the Sentinel Book Description :

Explores the legacy of a Civil War-era secret society, the Knights of the Golden Circle, and describes efforts to crack the society's system of codes and symbols to identify hidden treasure sites across the American south and west.

Rebel Gold Book
Score: 4.5
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Rebel Gold


  • Author : Warren Getler
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-18
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439108949

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Rebel Gold Book Description :

As a boy growing up in rural Arkansas, Bob Brewer often heard from his uncle and his great-uncle about a particular tree in the woods, the "Bible Tree," filled with strange carvings. Years later he would learn that this tree was carved with symbols associated with the Knights of the Golden Circle, a Civil War­era secret society that had buried gold coins and other treasure in various remote locations across the South and Southwest in hopes of someday funding a second War Between the States. These secret caches were guarded by sentinels, men whose responsibility it was to watch and protect these sites. To his astonishment, Bob discovered that both his uncle and his great-uncle had been twentieth-century sentinels, and that he had grown up near an important KGC treasure site. In Shadow of the Sentinel, Bob Brewer and investigative journalist Warren Getler tell the fascinating story of the Knights of the Golden Circle and the hidden caches the KGC established across the country. Brewer reveals how, with agonizing effort, he eventually deciphered the fiendishly complicated KGC codes and ciphers, which drew heavily on images associated with Freemasonry. (Many of the key KGC post­Civil War leaders were Scottish Rite Masons, who used the cover of that secret fraternity to conduct their activities.) Using his knowledge of KGC symbolism to crack coded maps, Brewer has located several KGC caches and has recovered gold coins, guns, and other treasure from some of them. Shadow of the Sentinel is the most comprehensive account yet of the activities of the KGC after the Civil War and, indeed, into the 1900s. Getler and Brewer suggest that the clandestine network of KGC operatives was far wider than previously thought, and that it included Jesse James, the former Confederate guerrilla whose stage and bank robberies helped to fill KGC treasure chests. This is a rousing and provocative adventure that weaves together one man's personal quest with an intriguing, little-known chapter

Sentinel for Health Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Sentinel for Health


  • Author : Elizabeth W. Etheridge
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1992-02-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 0520910419

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Sentinel for Health Book Description :

In the only history of its kind, Etheridge traces the development of the Centers for Disease Control from its inception as a malaria control unit during World War II through the mid-1980s . The eradication of smallpox, the struggle to identify an effective polio vaccine, the unraveling of the secrets of Legionnaires' disease, and the shock over the identification of the HIV virus are all chronicled here. Drawing on hundreds of interviews and source documents, Etheridge vividly recreates the vital decision-making incidents that shaped both the growth of this institution as well as the state of public health in this country for the last five decades. We follow the development of the institution as it was transformed by the will and the imagination of remarkable individuals such as Dr. Joseph Mountin, one of the first heads of the CDC. Often characterized as abrasive and impatient, Mountin pushed the CDC to become a vital player in eradicating the threat of communicable disease in the United States. Others such as Dr. Alexander Langmuir brought the expertise necessary to establish epidemiology as one of the primary functions of the CDC. Created to serve the states and to answer any call for help whether routine or extraordinary, the CDC is now widely recognized as one of the world's premier public health institutions.

Tails of Sanctuary  The Dark Sentinel Book

Tails of Sanctuary The Dark Sentinel


  • Author : Joshua Stevens
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-08-29
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN 10 : 9780359057047

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Tails of Sanctuary The Dark Sentinel Book Description :

Have you ever wondered what your dog does while you are away? Wanted to know what they could possibly do at the local daycare that makes them love it so much? Join the dogs of Sanctuary as they face off against a long-dormant evil

Sentinels Book

Sentinels


  • Author : Doranna Durgin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins Australia
  • Release Date : 2011-02-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781742906393

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Sentinels Book Description :

Nick Carter's expensive suits do little to hide what he is: alpha wolf, leader of his region's Sentinels. He is ready for anything except Jet. When he sees the black–haired golden–eyed beauty, he recognises a shape–shifter like himself. Jet has been trained by the Sentinel's dark counterparts to take down Nick Carter. If she succeeds, her pack will be freed. But the moment she meets the man with pale green eyes, she recognises a kindred spirit a male to match her own wild nature. Together, they could be amazing. But if they do not betray each other, the people they are supposed to protect will die Also includes a Bonus Novella – Shadow Lover by Lydia Parks

Diary of the Sentinel Book

Diary of the Sentinel


  • Author : Paul Weightman
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date :
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780244562830

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In the Shadow of the Gods Book
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

In the Shadow of the Gods


  • Author : Rachel Dunne
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-06-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062428158

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In the Shadow of the Gods Book Description :

A breathtaking talent makes her debut with this first book in a dark epic fantasy trilogy, The Bound Gods, in which a mismatched band of mortals led by a violent, secretive man must stand against a pair of resentful gods to save their world. Part Patrick Rothfuss, part Joe Abercrombie, magic and warfare collide in this powerful struggle for a broken world. Eons ago, a pair of gods known as the Twins grew powerful in the world of Fiatera, until the Divine Mother and Almighty Father exiled them, binding them deep in the earth. But the price of keeping the fire lands safe is steep. To prevent these young gods from rising again, all twins in the land must be killed at birth, a safeguard that has worked until now. Trapped for centuries, the Twins are gathering their latent powers to break free and destroy the Parents for their tyranny—to set off a fight between two generations of gods for control of the world and the mortals who dwell in it. When the gods make war, only one side can be victorious. Joros, a mysterious and cunning priest, has devised a dangerous plan to win. Over eight years, he gathers a team of disparate fighters—Scal, a lost and damaged swordsman from the North; Vatri, a scarred priestess who claims to see the future in her fires; Anddyr, a drug-addled mage wandering between sanity and madness; and Rora and Aro, a pair of twins who have secretly survived beyond the reach of the law. These warriors must learn to stand together against the unfathomable power of vengeful gods, to stop them from tearing down the sun . . . and plunging their world into darkness.

The Shadow Shifter Book

The Shadow Shifter


  • Author : Dahlia Leigh
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2018-11-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 1939997836

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The Shadow Shifter Book Description :

The talking Castle of Asteroth is a place of ancient magic... and it's dying. Ashlynn is its sole inhabitant and the only one who can restore its power. Raised from birth to fight the supernatural monsters that live in the Void, Ash is the Sentinel: her world's last defense against the blood-sucking creatures who would devour everything and everyone in their path. But not even the Sentinel can fight alone. Begrudgingly, Ash allows three men chosen by the castle to compete for the right to fight at her side: a shifty demon, a rogue alchemist, and a devastatingly dark shifter prince. These are dangerous men, full of more raw magic and power than Ash has ever seen, and she can't, for the life of her, understand why the castle allowed any of them inside. The catch? These three men all want one thing. Her. Edmund, Darien, and Taegen all have more at stake than they let on. None of them can lose this contest, and one thing is clear: the only way to win a place in the castle is to also win Ash's heart. Through blood, war, or treason, each man will do anything to claim her as his own. Anything. What should have been an easy choice becomes impossible, and as the castle begins to crumble around them, the creatures of the Void smell blood. They're coming for Ash, for her men, and for her home. But Ash is a fighter. Come hell or high water, she'll defend what belongs to her with her life. The Shadow Shifter is a full-length, slow burn, reverse harem novel. Get ready for a spellbinding story, one badass heroine, three gorgeous men, a charming nerd, toned muscles, fights to the death, and edge-of-your-seat action.

Wearing of the Gray Book

Wearing of the Gray


  • Author : John Esten Cooke
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1867
  • Genre: American literature
  • Pages : 601
  • ISBN 10 : NYPL:33433081918884

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Wearing of the Gray Book Description :

This is a book of "personal portraits, scenes and adventures of the War." It includes illustrations.

In the Shadow of Vesuvius Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

In the Shadow of Vesuvius


  • Author : Tasha Alexander
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250164759

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In the Shadow of Vesuvius Book Description :

In skillfully intertwined storylines from the dawn of the twentieth century and the heyday of the Roman Empire, Tasha Alexander's In the Shadow of Vesuvius, the latest installment to her bestselling series, brings Lady Emily and her husband to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city. Some corpses lie undisturbed longer than others. But when Lady Emily discovers a body hidden in plain sight amongst the ruins of Pompeii, she sets in motion a deadly chain of events that ties her future to the fate of a woman whose story had been lost for nearly two thousand years. Emily and her husband, Colin Hargreaves, have accompanied her dear friend Ivy Brandon on a trip to Pompeii. When they uncover a corpse and the police dismiss the murder as the work of local gangsters, Emily launches an investigation of her own. She seems to be aided by the archaeologists excavating the ruins, including a moody painter, the enigmatic site director, and a free-thinking American capable of sparring with even the Duke of Bainbridge. But each of them has secrets hiding among the ruins. The sudden appearance of a beautiful young woman who claims a shocking relationship to the Hargreaves family throws Emily’s investigation off-course. And as she struggles to face an unsettling truth about Colin’s past, it becomes clear that someone else wants her off the case—for good. Emily’s resolve to unearth the facts is unshakable. But how far below the surface can she dig before she risks burying herself along with the truth?

Shadow of the King Book
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Shadow of the King


  • Author : Helen Hollick
  • Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2010-03-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN 10 : 1402247761

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Shadow of the King Book Description :

They knew what was coming. Man and beast knew what lay ahead. After the war cry. Bitter the grave. At long last, the peace King Arthur was born to usher in has settled over the realm. But Arthur was also born to be a warrior... and all true warriors are restless without a fight. Yearning for battle and ever-loyal, Arthur is easily deceived into setting sail for Gaul to defend its territories-leaving his country vulnerable and leaderless. A beacon of hope in a land of desolation, he was to be the Lord of the Summer Land for now and forever. But first, the Pendragon must face the ultimate test, one that will take all his courage, strength of will, and honor to survive. Because once destiny is fulfilled, can you ever truly win again? "Helen Hollick has it all. She tells a great story..." -Bernard Cornwell "Hollick's interpretation is bold, affecting, and well worth fighting to defend." -Publishers Weekly

The Shadow of the Sword Book

The Shadow of the Sword


  • Author : Robert Williams Buchanan
  • Publisher : London : Chatto & Windus
  • Release Date : 1883
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 468
  • ISBN 10 : OXFORD:300019055

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The Shadow of the North Book

The Shadow of the North


  • Author : Joseph Alexander Altsheler
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1917
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : COLUMBIA:AR01719394

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The Shadow of the North Book Description :

Robert Lennox, Tayoga, and Dave Willet continue their work on behalf of the colonists as war with the French becomes a reality. While on a visit to the port of New York, Robert is kidnapped and put aboard a slave ship.