When Women Were Warriors Book Ii

Autor: Catherine M. Wilson
ISBN: 9780981563626
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In Book II, Tamras moved from her home into the lands beyond its border. In Book three, the stage widens further: she deals with the struggles of whole peoples. Caught up in intrigues that would once have been far above her, the heroine risks everything unless she can not only learn to swim in treacherous waters, but to master them. The heroine's inner journey continues to match her outer one. She must confront the meaning not only of personal love, but the love that extends beyond oneself and those we hold dear. Catherine Wilson's skill at tackling the big issues of love, meaning, and humanity is so deft that it all seemed, to me at least, to flow naturally from her narrative in a way I found technically quite breathtaking...." --from a review by Charles Ferguson on the Goodreads website "Being the third and last volume in a series I enjoyed immensely, I knew that I could expect this last book to deliver a happy and satisfying ending. What I didn't expect was the intricate and daring storyline of this last volume. It is bigger and broader than what has come before, and it is spectacular. ... this time the story unfolds on to a whole new level. More characters, more intrigue, greater losses, wonderful reunions. ... There's no taking the easy road here-the story opened up into unimagined dimensions to tell a tale that really is that of a hero. ..". When Women Were Warriors manages to blend mythic storytelling with characters who feel so real you could imagine stepping into the pages and having a conversation with them. A Hero's Tale skilfully weaves the questions of love, faith and fairness into a dramatic story; not only of a relationship between the main characters, but of a quest so much bigger it takes the breath away. There is everything you could wish for here - power struggles, forces for good and evil, dramatic tests of faith, daring rescues, fatal rivalry, but it is managed with such a deft hand that in the end it is all one beautiful story. What else is there to say? This is not just lesbian fiction, but a story about being human. It's not to be missed. --from a review by Kate Genet on the website, Kissed By Venus In Book III of the trilogy, Tamras must make her own hero's journey. She ventures into the unknown and encounters a more formidable enemy than any she has ever faced. Character is destiny, and the destiny of Tamras and all her people will depend upon choices that come less from the skills she has been taught than from the person she has become, from her own heart.

Warrior Women

Autor: Rosalind Miles
Publisher: Quercus
ISBN: 1623653142
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From earliest times, women gained access to leadership in times of conflict and proved themselves equal to the challenge of commanding during war. Women leaders abounded in the ancient world from Ireland to Israel, sometimes through the accident of birth, but often rising to power through naked opportunism and raw courage in the ranks--and it is no accident that women war leaders, like men, are often famous for their strong sexual drive. Wherever there is war, there has often been a woman at the helm. Later ages frequently wrote these women out of history, but their stories have refused to die. From the legendary leader of the Amazons who fought the greatest of Greek heroes, Achilles, to the Iron Ladies of today, the women of both West and East directing military campaigns and leading their countries in war. Presenting an array of fascinating and sometimes little known women war leaders, popular author Rosalind Miles and the acclaimed military historian Robin Cross do full justice to the achievements of these women, some of whose amazing stories have so far never been told. Warrior women include: Penthesilea the Amazons queen, Deborah, Cleopatra VII, Boudicca, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Grace O'Malley, Deborah Samson, Nadezda Durova, Harriet Tubman, Anna Etheridge, Soldaderas; Flora Sandes, Lily Litvak, Women of the Warsaw Ghetto, Hanna Reitsch, Ruth Werner, Jeanne Holm, Margaret Thatcher, Women in Today's Armies, Martha McSally and more. . .

The Warrior S Path

Autor: Louis L'Amour
Publisher: Random House Large Print Publishing
ISBN: 9780739378076
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In 1630 frontiersman Sackett sets out to find two girls abducted from the Massachusetts Bay Colony, one his kinsman, and one a reputed witch.

Fire Logic

Autor: Laurie J. Marks
Publisher: Small Beer Press
ISBN: 1931520399
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An occupying army, cut off from their homeland, has to make peace with those they have brutally suppressed.

Women Warriors

Autor: David E. Jones
Publisher: Potomac Books
ISBN: 9781574887266
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Cultural anthropologist David E. Jones takes the reader back through history and around the world to uncover a clear pattern of women as warriors. Women Warriors is the most comprehensive account of the female martial heritage available and a comment on the nature of gender, on the power of the warrior image, and on the image's source in history.

A Warrior S Journey

Autor: Paul B. Thompson
ISBN: 9780786929658
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As two imperial dynasties struggle for supreme power over Ansalon, a land torn apart by the ruthless machinations of brutal warlords, corrupt wizards, and unnatural machinations, a young peasant is transformed into a extraordinary warrior who holds the ultimate fate of all Krynn in his hands. Original.

Soul Of A Warrior

Autor: Denna Holm
ISBN: 9781681601762
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A handsome blond stranger shows up at Kimi Wicker's place of work claiming to be her mate. But he also claims to be from another world. She does what any sane woman would do in her situation. She runs. Tagging along are her two best friends and a feisty tabby cat. No one could anticipate the second stranger showing up, one with a completely different agenda. Kimi and her friends are abducted by the second man, a vampire, then tortured and abandoned on a hostile alien world. Given only the clothes on their back, they must now try to find a way back home again. One man will do everything in his power to see Kimi and her friends are brought safely back home, even sacrifice his own life. The second man wants Kimi and her mate to suffer, alive, but forever out of reach of each other. Kimi and her friends must work together against astronomical odds for any hope of surviving this nightmare.

Once Were Warriors

Autor: Alan Duff
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press
ISBN: 9780702228292
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Alan Duff's ground-breaking first novel is one of the most talked-about books ever published in New Zealand and is now the basis of a major New Zealand film. This hard hitting story is a frank and uncompromising portrayal of Maori in New Zealand society. It is a raw and powerful story in which everyone is a victim until the strength and vision of one woman transcends brutality and leads the way to a new life. Alan Duff was born in Rotorua and now lives in Havelock North. He is the author of two novels, Once Were Warriors and One Night Out Stealing and one work of non fiction, Maori, the Crisis and the Challenge.

Warriors In Paradise

Autor: Luis E. Gutierrez-poucel
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781500836153
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Two American soldiers, back from two tours in Afghanistan, go to Acapulco to decompress before starting college. While out clubbing, they have a disagreement with a cocky Mexican. Fists fly, honor tested, loyalty displayed, and a new friendship is forged. Mexico is being swept by a tropical storm in the Pacific while a hurricane rages in the Atlantic, both weather fronts bringing non-stop torrential rains in Acapulco. The country is paralyzed. The new friends are put to the test when they cross paths with a drug lord who is also in the human trafficking business. Their warrior instinct leads them on a hunt from Acapulco to Mexico City and on to Washington DC where they uncover a dark side to Washington politics.

The Pyramid Waltz

Autor: Barbara Ann Wright
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books Inc
ISBN: 1602827923
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To most, Princess Katya Nar Umbriel is a rogue and a layabout; she parties, she hunts and she breaks women’s hearts. But when the festival lights go down and the palace slumbers, Katya chases traitors to the crown and protects the kingdom’s greatest secret: the royal Umbriels are part Fiend. When Katya thwarts an attempt to expose the king’s monstrous side, she uncovers a plot to let the Fiends out to play. Starbride has no interest in being a courtier. Ignoring her mother’s order to snare an influential spouse, she comes to court only to study law. But a flirtatious rake of a princess proves hard to resist, and Starbride is pulled into a world of secrets that leaves little room for honesty or love, a world neither woman may survive.