The Hawk and the Jewel (Kensington Chronicles, Book 1) by Lori Wick

By Lori Wick

The 1st within the newly repackaged Kensington Chronicles sequence, The Hawk and the Jewel sweeps readers from the tapestried halls of Victorian England to the alabaster courts of Arabia. every body proposal little Sunny had perished with girl Gallagher in storm–tossed seas off the Arabian coast, however the appealing infant were stumbled on, taken to the palace of Darhabar, and raised because the ruler's personal baby. Now the emir, Ahmad Khan, is sending her domestic, and Sunny's doubtful, new lifestyles is totally in God's arms. This vintage sequence, which has offered greater than 375,000 copies, has a clean, new glance certain to please Lori Wick's longtime fanatics and readers simply getting to know the treasure of a very good tale.

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But can you imagine the fierce Anzacs and the fighting Turks quietly returning to their trenches after this one day of truce… then firing at each other that afternoon, although they truly knew that the other men were not so much different after all. In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds.

But can you imagine the fierce Anzacs and the fighting Turks quietly returning to their trenches after this one day of truce… then firing at each other that afternoon, although they truly knew that the other men were not so much different after all. In one minute’s silence, can you imagine what the Turkish fighters felt when they knew they could hold the high ground … and the rain that lashed them felt like tears of joy. And can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, the moment when the bloodied Diggers finally reached the razored heights of Gallipoli where the Lone Pine grew… to see that the hazy Turkish horizon was as impossible to reach as a castle in the clouds.

In one minute’s silence, you can imagine the Anzacs strengthening their front lines as if to fight through every hour of every day of the bitter Turkish winter… yet in secret they were preparing to leave the cliffs and beaches of Gallipoli seven days before Christmas in 1915. But can you imagine, in one minute’s silence, as the Turkish fighters looked down from the cliffs… that the Anzacs were binding their boots in cloth, leaving presents and notes, and rifles rigged to fire, and about to make their way down to the sea and the waiting ships.

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