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The Wizard's Daughters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,210. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When down-on-his-luck swordsman Erich von Jülich-Berg accepts a job protecting Walther the Artificer on a trip from his village to the Free City of Köln, his only motivation is to replenish his empty purse. But Walther's twin daughters have other plans for Erich in this unique alternate history adventure set in pre-Reformation Germany.
Blue Sheep Red Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Cammilla’s head for business and determination put her at odds with the customs of a male-dominated society in 14th century Florence, a city heavily reliant on its woollen cloth industry and banking. From child, to bride, to mother, Cammilla’s resilience and unwavering fortitude are constantly tested as she strives to secure a future for her family and seeks to unravel the secrets of her past.
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
Souls Dryft
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by TE Publishing-Services. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
What happens when two women meet, more than five hundred years apart. Can one of them make right the wrongs of the past?
The Master's Reliquary, Book Two: The Song of the Cross
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013 by AKW Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the summer of 1381, two souls find each other during a time of political and spiritual turmoil in London brought on by an oppressive poll tax, the warring of two rival claimants to the Papacy, and the preaching of Friar Ball and John Wyclif. A Christian historical adventure.
The Girl Who Saved England
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is the story of a spy in Elizabethan England. Marianne becomes the mistress of the King of France in a world torn apart by religious conflict between Catholic and Protestant. She survives assassination attempts, battles enemies in the French court and foils plots to overthrow the King of France. When the King of France is assassinated she returns to England as a very wealthy duchess.
Brimstone
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Series: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Taken from her home to be apprenticed to the world's greatest alchemist, Jenny Swift enters a world different from anything she could have imagined. Frightened and friendless, she has only her courage, intelligence and talents she doesn't realise she possesses to help her survive the nightmare world of murder, intrigue and betrayal. Jenny finds that to save her world she must first save herself.
Evensong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
An impoverished heiress accepts a betrothal to her family’s sworn enemy to save her besieged home. She is left under the protection of her betrothed’s dashing half brother. Soon they find themselves fighting an attraction that could ruin all. Each faces choices that will affect their future. Love or honor, family or duty. Their fates are intertwined as tightly as the conspiracies surrounding them
Buried Secrets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In the spring of 1870, France is preparing for an imminent war with Germany. A French cavalry officer, Bernard de Lemarch, has been given the delicate task of approaching a high-ranking Prussian officer, hoping to glean vital military information. But what he doesn’t know is that the Prussian High Command has been forewarned…. and is expecting him.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
The Lady Hypnotist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In the late 1880s, Professor Simone Joubert, hypnotist and clairvoyant, plays to astonished crowds in opera houses, auditoriums and theaters throughout New York and New England. On stage, in the land of make-believe, Simone is completely at home, completely at ease. She controls her universe.
The Starry Message
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Price: Free! Words: 103,720. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Revised Edition: When Professor Paul Woodbridge receives a call from Contessa Antonietta Floridiana, she queries, “Suppose Galileo wrote a secret encoded message at the end of his life. Would the professor perhaps be able to decode it?” The quest for the solution to The Starry Message will lead the pair on a search across Italy that is destined to profoundly alter the course of humankind.
A Borgia Daughter Dies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan. Machiavelli's illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia--including the murder of Lucrezia's real-life half sister.
Divine Intervention
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(3.00 from 1 review)
One of the great love stories in the history of Europe, this story chronicles how a desperate English bride and an obstinate Portuguese king married for power and politics. They never imagined their marriage would transform into a great love affair, the remarkable legacy of which was the launch of the Age of Discovery. Based on real people and events, its heroine will thrill you.
The Orffyreus Wheel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,610. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In 1712, a remarkable man named Johann Bessler invented a wheel that spun after being set into motion until it was stopped with no mechanical input. The Orffyreus Wheel follows his adventures in inventing it, and those of his heir, Elly Kassel, as she fights to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.