Author: Alfred Noyes
Publisher: Macmillan Education AU
Category: Brigands and robbers
This famous poem is brought to life with fabulous illustrations.gReading age 10.5-11.5 yearsText Type: Poetry - Narrative
Author: R. A. Salvatore
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Long ago, in a distant land, a lonely young man struggles to discover who he is and where he belongs. He carries the blood and magic of two peoples, a sword of unimaginable power, and a staggering potential for great good . . . or greater evil. In the land of Corona, the roads are unsafe to travel, as goblins and bloodthirsty Powries seek out human prey; and, in this savage world, princes feast while peasants starve, and two religions battle for control. A monk, Bran Dynard, returns from his mission in a far-off land with two prizes: a book of mystical knowledge and a new wife, the beautiful and mystical Sen Wi. But the world he left behind has changed, and Bran must now decide who he can trust, and where he should place his faith . . .
Author: Amelia Casey
"Stand and deliver!" The highwayman's call made Lady Anabel Mayward's pulse race...but not from fear. Tales of the "knights of the road" had always piqued her curiosity, but Sullivan aroused something new: desire. With an arranged marriage looming, Anabel never expected to have control over who would be the first to bed her...until Sullivan took her to his forest hideaway where they could give free rein to their wild passion....
Author: Kerrigan Byrne
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
A Library Journal Best Book of 2015 A Library Journal Summer Spotlight Title They're rebels, scoundrels, and blackguards-dark, dashing men on the wrong side of the law. But for the women who love them, a hint of danger only makes the heart beat faster, in the stunning debut historical romance The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne. STEALING BEAUTY Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one of Victorian London's wealthiest, most influential men who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on those who've wronged him...and will fight to the death to seize what he wants. The lovely, still innocent widow Farah Leigh Mackenzie is no exception-and soon Dorian whisks the beautiful lass away to his sanctuary in the wild Highlands... COURTING DESIRE But Farah is no one's puppet. She possesses a powerful secret-one that threatens her very life. When being held captive by Dorian proves to be the only way to keep Farah safe from those who would see her dead, Dorian makes Farah a scandalous proposition: marry him for protection in exchange for using her secret to help him exact revenge on his enemies. But what the Blackheart of Ben More never could have imagined is that Farah has terms of her own, igniting a tempestuous desire that consumes them both. Could it be that the woman he captured is the only one who can touch the black heart he'd long thought dead?
Author: Matt Manochio
Publisher: Crossroad Press
A murdered child predator surfaces in a New Jersey bog. Authorities in Pennsylvania and Ohio find more dead deviants days later as a vigilante weaves a trail of orchestrated slaughter through states along Route 80 to California. FBI Special Agents Patti Moreland and Nick Redmond track Internet predators in Chicago. After a failed attempt on Redmond's life, the FBI thinks one of his past collars pulled the trigger, but Moreland, a child-abuse survivor, believes otherwise. The young agent hacks his laptop and decrypts a sexually charged chat transcript between Redmond and a teenage girl logged hours before his shooting. Moreland learns of the murders in other states and sees a connection to her partner. She can’t fathom Redmond being like one of the men who scarred her life, and knows of only one way to disprove it: find the killer.
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
Category: Literary Criticism
A Study Guide for Alfred Noyes's "The Highwayman," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
Author: Anne Kelleher
Publisher: Jove Publications
An encounter with a dashing highwayman known as Gentleman Niall forces Lady Elizabeth Wentworth to choose between her betrothed, Lord Neville, and a Robin Hood-like outlaw who is protecting the local Irish villagers from English persecution. Original.
Author: H. C. Bailey
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
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Author: Michele Hauf
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Unleashing the devil within Max Fitzroy has slain scores of demons. Now, to rid himself of the demon inside – who cursed him with immortality and an inability to feel all sensual pleasure – Max needs a witch’s familiar, a creature he’s made a career of killing.
A Longmire Story
Author: Craig Johnson
Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear embark on their latest adventure in this novella set in the world of Craig Johnson’s New York Times bestselling Longmire series—the basis for the hit drama Longmire, now on Netflix Craig Johnson's new novel, The Western Star, will be available from Viking in Fall 2017. When Wyoming highway patrolman Rosey Wayman is transferred to the beautiful and imposing landscape of the Wind River Canyon, an area the troopers refer to as no-man's-land because of the lack of radio communication, she starts receiving “officer needs assistance” calls. The problem? They're coming from Bobby Womack, a legendary Arapaho patrolman who met a fiery death in the canyon almost a half-century ago. With an investigation that spans this world and the next, Sheriff Walt Longmire and Henry Standing Bear take on a case that pits them against a legend: The Highwayman.
The Highwayman and The Ancient
Author: R. A. Salvatore
Collected together for the first time, Demonwars: First Heroes is the exciting start to New York Times–bestselling author R. A. Salvatore's Saga of the First Kings series! In The Highwayman, Salvatore takes his readers back to his signature world of Corona many years before the DemonWars, introducing a fascinating new hero. The roads are unsafe to travel; goblins and bloodthirsty Powries search out human prey. Two religions struggle fiercely for control. Only the Highwayman travels freely, his sword casting aside both Powries and soldiers. The people need a savior, but is the Highwayman on a mission of mercy...or vengeance? In The Ancient, Bransen Garibond is tricked into journeying across the Gulf of Corona to the wild lands of Vanguard, where he is pressed into service in a desperate war. If Branson fails, all who live on the lake will perish, and all of northern Honce will fall under the shadow of the merciless and vengeful Samhaists. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Author: Madeline Harper
ROGUES Dark Rider Gabriel Stratton—Notorious highwayman. Robbed of his heritage by evil noblemen, he hungers for revenge. But it takes a mysterious woman from the future to make him see that his quest for vengeance might be the death of him. When a quiet drive in the New York countryside turns into a time-travel trip from hell, Olivia Johnson knows her life will never be the same. First, she finds herself stuck in 1796 England! Then, to add insult to injury, she's taken for a serving wench and treated accordingly! But worst of all, Olivia can't help falling in love with the notorious Gabriel—a highwayman who will hang before the year is out…. ROGUES Dangerous to love, impossible to resist!
Author: Helen Cannam
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
Wealthy orphan Deborah Halsey has never known love or affection. But her life changes forever when she is kidnapped by an enemy of her unpleasant fiance; a dashing royalist highwayman who seeks money for the cause of the exiled King Charles II. And despite her terror, she starts to find happiness.
Author: Marcia Lynn McClure
Publisher: Distractions Ink
A chambermaid in the house of Tremeshton, Faris Shayhan well knew torment, despair, and trepidation. To Faris it seemed the future stretched long and desolate before her-as bleak and dark as a lonesome midnight path. Still, the moon oft casts hopeful luminosity to light one's way. So it was that Lady Maranda Rockrimmon cast hope upon Faris-set Faris upon a different path-a path of happiness, serenity, and love. Thus Faris abandoned the tainted air at Tremeshton in favor of the amethyst sunsets of Loch Loland Castle and her new mistress, Lady Rockrimmon. Further, it was on the very night of her emancipation that Faris first met the man of her dreams-the man of every woman's dreams-the rogue Highwayman of Tanglewood. Dressed in black and astride his mighty steed, the brave, heroic, and dashing rogue Highwayman of Tanglewood stole Faris's heart as easily as he stole her kiss. Yet the Highwayman of Tanglewood was encircled in mystery-mystery as thick and as secretive as time itself. Could Faris truly own the heart of a man so thoroughly enveloped in twilight shadows and mysterious secrets?
Author: R.W. Clinger
Publisher: JMS Books LLC
What happened to the three fraternity brothers who disappeared from Roth College? Lovers and partners Damian Truth and Ridge Tyson take on the case, searching for two assumed killers associated with the brothers in the hopes of bringing them to justice. Damian sketches clues he receives psychically to determine who the killers are and “see” the location of the victims’ bodies. At his side is the sexy and quiet Ridge, who battles personal demons that only he alone can fight. But the killers have a list of revenge murders to accomplish, burying bodies on top of bodies. Can Damian and Ridge solve the case before another name is marked off the list?
Author: Henriette Gyland
Publisher: Choc Lit
A rousing Georgian romance of love and larceny from an award-winning author. Jack Blythe, heir to the Earl of Lampton, is a man who loves a good bet. He’s given the opportunity for one when a masked woman, brandishing a pistol and dressed as a gentleman of the road, holds up his carriage in Hounslow Heath. Now he’s entered a wager with his profligate cousin: whoever tracks down and captures the beautiful outlaw first wins. But the determined nobleman is risking much more than a hundred guineas . . . As Jack and the elusive highwaywoman, Cora Mardell, enter into a swashbuckling game of cat and mouse, he discovers that behind the mask is a virtuous and selfless peasant, living in the shadow of fiercely guarded secrets. Now, the one woman Jack vows to bring to justice has become a lovely and vulnerable mystery he must solve and protect. But how far can he trust a desperate thief who’s already stolen his heart?
Author: Maggie MacKeever
Publisher: Belgrave House
Lady Sherris Childe is a celebrated writer who thinks the execution of Captain Toby, the notorious (and handsome) highwayman, will inspire her next novel. When Captain Toby escapes, forcing Sherry at gunpoint to help him, there’s no doubt of it! But that’s just the beginning of their escapades… Regency Romance by Maggie MacKeever; originally published by Fawcett Crest
Author: Angela Plowman
Publisher: Liquid Silver Books
Passion and danger at every turn! Chased across the dark and forbidding moor, can the highwayman escape the trap before it costs him more than he can bear to lose. Romance and adventure are things Ben only dreams of until they come knocking on the door of his father’s inn the night a handsome and dominant rogue appears. And even though Ben’s secret midnight visitor has danger trailing his shiny leather boot heels, the dangerous man finds Ben’s innocence more than he can resist. Instead of inviting a sexy older man into his bed, Ben may have invited more trouble than he can imagine. While the wild dark moor surrounding them holds many secrets, tonight the biggest mystery of all is whether either of them will survive to see the dawn.