Thief Eyes by Janni Lee Simner

By Janni Lee Simner

The most recent YA myth e-book from Bones of Faerie writer Janni Lee Simner!

After her mom mysteriously disappears, sixteen-year-old Haley convinces her father to take her to Iceland, the place her mom used to be final obvious. There, amidst the traditional fissures and crevices of that volcanic island, Haley meets beautiful Ari, a boy with a perilous aspect who appoints himself her protector.

When Haley selections up a silver coin that entangles her in a spell forged by means of her ancestor Hallgerd, she discovers that Hallgerd's spell and her mother's disappearance are hooked up to a series of occasions that can unharness terrifying powers and eat the realm. Haley needs to have the ability to include the becoming fires of the spell—and her starting to be appeal to Ari.

Janni Lee Simner brings the fierce romance and violent passions of Iceland's medieval sagas into this twenty-first-century novel, with spellbinding effects.

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Sirat, C. A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, 1985. 94–104, 425. ABRAVANEL, ISAAC (1437–1508) Isaac Abravanel was one of the most important Jewish writers and statesmen of his age. His grandfather Samuel was already prominent in the reign of Juan I, and was contador mayor of Enrique III and treasurer of the queen. He converted to Christianity, however (long before the pogroms of 1491), before attaining these high posts, and took the name Juan Sánchez de Sevilla. Eventually, he determined to return to Judaism, and in order to accomplish this had to flee to Portugal with some of his sons, while others remained as Christians in Castile.

1480) and banker to the king of Portugal, Afonso V. The death of that king brought a change in attitude toward the Jews under his successor, and in 1483 Abravanel fled to Castile. He was able to obtain a minor role as tax farmer, but in 1485 his position and influence increased greatly when he was placed in charge of all the taxes of Cardinal Pedro González de Mendoza, prelate of Spain and canciller mayor of the kingdom. Later, Abravanel became contador mayor of the powerful Iñígo López de Mendoza (it should be mentioned that the Mendoza family, many of whom were themselves of converso origin, were always intimately involved with Jews).

Le jeu de Robin et Marion suivi du jeu du Pélerin, ed. Ernest Langlois. Paris: Champion, 1965. ––––. Le jeu de la feuillée and Le jeu de Robin et de Marion, in Medieval French Plays, trans. Richard Axton and John Stevens. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1971, pp. 205–302. ––––. The Chansons of Adam de la Halle, ed. John Henry Marshall. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1971. ––––. The Lyrics and Melodies of Adam de la Halle, ed. and trans. Deborah H. Nelson; music ed. Hendrik van der Werf. New York: Garland, 1985.

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