10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A KING'S RANSOM»
Discover the use of a king's ransom
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a king's ransom
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
After seven members of their family are kidnapped by an organization called the Vespers, Dan and Amy Cahill must race against time to track down an ancient map to pay as ransom to bring the hostages home.
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Lionheart comes the dramatic sequel, telling of the last dangerous years of Richard, Couer de Lion’s life.
The 39 Clues: Cahills vs. Vespers Book 2: A
Amy and Dan are in a race for their lives . . . and the enemy may be even closer than they think.
What would the story of Christ and his church be like if it began in medieval Europe? That is the premise for novelist Ron Patterson's allegorical fantasy epic, The Ballad of Penumbria.
Ronald G. Patterson, 2007
: The Life of Charles Thèveneau de Morande, ...
The first biography of one of the most important figures of pre-Revolutionary France.
But much more than gold is at stake for beautiful and adventurous Catalina Rivera. Her inner strength is immediately tested by the members of her crew as personality clashes and the treachery of the jungle itself work against them.
The author of five bestselling novels, including Under Cover of Darkness and The Pardon, James Grippando writes compulsively readable thrillers that could be drawn from today's headlines, only better.
"The South Seas are full of cutthroat pirates," Mr. Alkorn said, pointing to a poster. "But he's the worst--the most ruthless of them all!"
Why?: Politics are Not Always What They Appear to be
I'm willing to pay a king's ransom for another ounce of common sense but I have
yet to meet a Republican willing to pay attention long enough to acquire any
amount; thus, their dearth of common sense always leave a chasm over which
A reimagining of the story of Priam's effort to claim the slain body of his son finds the grief-stricken Achilles striking out against Hector after the death of Patroclus during the siege of Troy, an act that results in a powerful ...
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A KING'S RANSOM»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a king's ransom
is used in the context of the following news items.
We do not want an economic future like our past
Even without the savings, the annual cost is €37m, hardly a king's ransom for treating human beings with base dignity. “We have a moral ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
The price of preparedness
But the procrastination itself costs a king's ransom, as politicians and admirals come and go, policies change and nothing, as the years tick ... «Lloyd's List, Jul 15»
Do the Houston Astros Need to Add a Starter?
... option worth twenty million or a vesting option for twenty-four million for the 2019 season, and would necessitate a King's ransom to acquire. «Prepaz.com, Jul 15»
15 Veterans On the 2015 MLB Trade Block
Unfortunately for the Philadelphia Phillies, Utley's hit an abysmal .179 this season, so he won't be bringing back a king's ransom. «RantSports, Jul 15»
Illinois not sure what to expect at Michigan
Michigan has lost 10 of 11 to the Buckeyes, and is willing to pay a king's ransom for that to change. And the Wolverine faithful is more than ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»
Ben Zobrist: Mets reportedly willing to overpay on Zobrist
... and now that the word is out A's general manager Billy Beane is likely to demand a king's ransom from the Mets in exchange for Zobrist. Jul. «Rotoworld.com, Jul 15»
Cops: Man stole friend's car, demanded a King's Ransom for its safe …
A dude allegedly let a bud, whom he knows as "Paul Hoag," borrowed his car, Delray Beach cops said, reports the South Florida Sun Sentinel. «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels has Detroit Tigers on his no-trade list
The Phillies are looking for a king's ransom in return for Hamels, so if the Tigers want him, they'll have to pony up. (h/t Detroit Jock City) ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
Royal Family offers palatial digs for rent, courtesy landlady Liz …
Which is not, in fact, a king's ransom as London prices go. Might be considered dirt cheap for, say, a nouveau-riche American dad looking to ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
Arsenal Transfer News: Latest Santi Cazorla, Sergej Milinkovic …
Unless the Gunners can get a nice fee in return, selling him would make little sense, and few clubs will offer a king's ransom for a 30-year-old. «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»