Books tagged: 17th century

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Gambit For Love of a Queen
Series: For Honor, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 182,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
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King Louis XIII is a weak leader with no love for his wife Queen Anne. Power, saving face, and honor are paramount, always. Laurel — the secret leader of France's spy network — has absolutely no doubt that he would plunge France into another devastating war if he learns Anne has been kidnapped. Join the musketeers and Laurel and find the queen. God may save the queen, but who saves the heroes?
Buckingham's Man: Balthazar Gerbier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,470. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Balthazar Gerbier, an artist and architect, connoisseur and curator, secret agent and diplomat, a friend of Rubens and counsellor to kings, his life offers a window into dazzling 17th century England and Europe. Gerbier assembled the famous art collection for the Duke of Buckingham at London's York House. Lita-Rose Betcherman has written the definitive and long-awaited biography of Gerbier.
Richard Brathwait The First Lakeland Poet
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,830. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Richard Brathwait was a businessman his neighbours would have been wise to treat with sensible caution. He was devout in his faith but worldly in his ambition. His wild and promiscuous behaviour did not cease at the end of his adolescence or with his marriage vows. The author of 'Drunken Barnaby' had more than a passing resemblance to the riotous hero of his most famous poem.
Second Chance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,370. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00)
Join Josh Holloway as he leads a team of time travelers back into the late 1500s to unite Native Americans, expel colonists, and make humans develop a reverence of nature and respect for Mother Earth. This is a fascinating read filled with basic truths, and historic insights.
Born of Tyranny: Port of Errors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,900. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
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Set in the late seventeenth century Eastern Atlantic, this epic adventure of brotherly love and betrayal shadows two orphans, Davy and Joseph, who come to bond tighter than blood. But they are soon ripped apart by a tragic event that will set into motion the birth of tyrannous revenge on behalf of their loss and place them each on a daring journey to find one another.
9 Historical Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the mid-1850's, Cossacks hold the north bank of the Terek River, while Chechen hill tribes control the Wild Country to the south. Here, a man known only as The Armenian trades goods on both sides of the river and soon finds himself involved in murder, intrigue and horse theft. In the 1660's Paris Underworld, an orphan, incompetent pickpocket tries his best to survive amongst criminals.
Ward of the Sun King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Adrienne is happy to become a ward of King Louis XIV of France and attend the school for girls established by his wife. But when the school’s rules change, she flees with the help of her cousin Pierre and hides in the palace of Versailles, disguised as a page boy, until the two escape--only to be accidentally separated. Not knowing if he is alive, she soon must make a decision about her future.
Riverbreeze: Part 1
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00)
In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, 2 brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.
Riverbreeze: Part 2
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 145,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, two brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war
Riverbreeze: Part 3
Series: Riverbreeze trilogy, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
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In the unstable colony of 1643 Virginia, two brothers marry twin sisters and together face life's challenges, family betrayal and the torment of Indian attack and war.