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Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Southern Journey.
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Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Ambrose and his friends flee Constantinople. The prince hopes to return to his native Wessex. Caught by pirates, they are enslaved on Crete, but manage to escape to Alexandria. A long chase ensues, with a Byzantine admiral desperately trying to capture them. They are forced to fight and brave the open desert. Finally they manage to sneak into Italy, but even there the chase is not over.
The Great Libraries
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Series: Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Star Catcher Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Emmie Kirkwood is delighted when the Gateway Roadhouse insists she take a day off. Finding herself in ancient Egypt, she can think of only one thing. Spending her precious day at the most fabled library in the ancient world: The Alexandria Library. She didn't expect to also arrive the day of an equally famous fire. A Gateway Roadhouse Chronicles Egyptian steampunk adventure novelette.
Crime Against the Goddess
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Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
Madame Pedamamaki
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Poetic Whispers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Anthology of poems written by my mother and me. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end.
The Blood of the Gods
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Price: Free! Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Weight of Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
The Virtues of Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.