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By Harry Turtledove

ISBN-10: 0451463641

ISBN-13: 9780451463647

A specific assortment from the New York Times bestselling "maven of exchange history." (San Diego Union- Tribune)

A well-known naturalist seeks a near-extinct species of chook came upon basically at the rarest of lands in "Audubon in Atlantis." a tender American on a eu vacation unearths himself storming an enchanted German citadel in "The Catcher within the Rhine." The thinker Sokrates performs a key function within the Athenian victory over the Spartans in "The Daimon." Centaurs take a sea voyage aboard "The Horse of Bronze" to a land the place they stumble upon a wierd and scary tribe of creatures referred to as guy. London's most renowned detective, Athelstan Helms, and his assistant Dr. James Walton are in Atlantis investigating a chain of murders in "The Scarlet Band."

This assortment comprises those and 7 extra remarkable tales of historical eras, historic figures, mysterious occasions, and out-of-this- international experience from the incomparable Harry Turtledove.

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He rode, his face hot with anger, conscious of Jhirun's witness. Jhirun's arms were clenched about him, her head against his back. At last he realized how strained was her hold upon him, and he touched her tightly locked hands. "We are on safe ground now," he said. " She was shivering. He felt it. "We are going to Shiuan," she said. "Aye," he said. " Thunder rolled overhead, making the horses skittish, and rain began to patter among the sparse leaves. The road lay in low places for a time, where the horses waded gingerly in shallow water.

Morgaine asked her. "Go back. There is known road behind us. " "We do not know whether the road even goes on," Jhirun urged, desperation in her voice. She wrenched at Vanye's sleeve. " "Roh may drown," Vanye said, set ill at ease by the suspicion that the girl was reasoning more clearly than his liege at the moment. "And if he drowns, all we need do is survive and proceed at leisure. Liyo, I think in this the girl is giving us good advice. " Morgaine gave not even the grace of an answer, only laid heels to Siptah and put the gray stud to a quicker pace, that in level places became almost a run.

He gazed into the fire, unable to speak aloud the unease that rose in him when she began to encircle him with such questions. She was not of his blood. He had left his own land, abandoned everything to follow her. There were some things that he did not let himself reason to their logical end. She left the silence on him, a stifling weight; and he opened his hand, twice scarred across the palm with the Claiming by blood and ash. By that, he was kin to her, bound in service, without conscience, honorless save for her honor, which he served.

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