Annmarie Banks's The Hermetica of Elysium (Elysium Texts Series) PDF

By Annmarie Banks

1494 Barcelona. As Torquemada lighting fixtures the fires of non secular fervor in the course of the towns of Spain, accused heretics should not the single sufferers. hundreds of thousands of books and manuscripts are misplaced to the flames because the Black Friars try to purge Europe of the traditional secrets and techniques of the gods and the daring new rules which are ushering within the Renaissance. Nadira lives a dreary lifestyles as servant to a prosperous spice service provider till the evening a loss of life student is dropped at the product owner's sturdy, overwhelmed by way of mercenaries who're at the hunt for The Hermetica of Elysium. To Nadira, phrases are her existence: she lives them as her master's scrivener and desires them in her mother's poetry. She is pursued as passionately because the fabled manuscript for her infrequent ability as a reader of old Greek, Latin, Arabic and Hebrew that makes her worthy to males who pursue the e-book to use its magic. abducted through Baron Montrose, an adventurous nobleman, she is pressured to learn from the Hermetica. it's quickly printed to her that principles and phrases are extra strong than metal or fireplace for inside of its pages are the phrases that incite the Dominicans to spiritual fervor, provide the Templars their energy and show the misplaced mysteries of Elysium. As Nadira starts her transformation from servant to sorceress, will she get away the fires of the Inquisition, the clutches of the Borgia pope, Alexander VI and the French king, Charles VIII? and should Montrose's growing to be worry of her powers reason her to lose her probability for love?

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