Books tagged: 12th century

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Dark Deceit
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,650. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
On his return from battle, Geoffrey de Mortagne assists a dying knight caught in an ambush. Promising to look after the knight’s daughter, Geoffrey stays at her manor, investigating the murder. Her life in danger and her inheritance at stake, Alleyne de Bellac must decide whether to trust a stranger or a friend. Dark Deceit weaves a tale of murder, changing loyalties, broken vows, and hope.
The Battle of Lincoln 1141
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Lincoln that marked a turning point in the Wars of Anarchy during the reign of King Stephen in the 12th century.
The Mason of New Orleans
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Life in the Middle Ages can be tough. Nasty, brutish, and short, as they say. War, famine, torture. Plague and intolerance. People getting burned at the stake and all that. And nobody speaks English. All of which sucks if you’re from the 21st Century.
Loyalty's Web (Poitevin Hearts #1)
Price: $3.59 USD. Words: 129,370. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heléne de Laurant has not forgotten how the Earl of Gunthar destroyed her father’s castle during the king’s war with his sons. When someone tries to murder Gunthar and suspicion falls on her family and friends, she races against time, and dark secrets of the past, to unmask the would-be killer. But can she reveal the truth before it claims the life of the man she has unexpectedly learned to love?
Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Ties That Bind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,060. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Five years have passed since young lovers Aeden ap Owen and Tess, Lady of Bridswell, parted—ripped apart by Tess’s mother. Reunited in a twist of fate that could bring ruin upon both their families, far worse than the illicit love they shared in the past. Aedan is sent north by the Plantagenet king to investigate rumors of treason and dispatch the troublemakers.
Art of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016 by Prairie Rose Publications. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
In 1159 when women aren’t free to learn, Abigail d’Alene indulges her passion for knowledge. Disguised as a boy, she heads to a Parisian abbey school. But Alain of Huntly Woods, an English spy, sees through her masquerade and must protect her until he can send her back home. When Alain discovers a plot against the throne, will he settle the score…or will he choose Abigail, and love?
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Born in 1097, Princess Gwenllian's life changed forever when she fell in love with Prince Gruffydd ap Rhys, the beleaguered heir to Rhys ap Tewdur of Deheubarth. Together husband and wife fought for and ruled southern Wales, challenging the Norman Conquest of Wales and proving once and for all the nobility and courage of the Welsh people, a courage that endures across the centuries.