Books tagged: aristocracy

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Last Laughter
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A wicked court jester gets his comeuppance in this cautionary tale, first published in Silver Blade Fantasy Quarterly. Carolyn Kephart is the author of the acclaimed epic fantasy THE RYEL SAGA: A TALE OF LOVE AND MAGIC and the contemporary magic realism novel QUEEN OF TIME. 'Last Laughter' is part of the collection PENTANGLE: FIVE POINTED FABLES.
Predestination (and Other Games of Chance)
Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,010. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When leaving Earth to escape a contract on his life, Joss Kyle finds his poker habit gets him caught up in a struggle for control of the entire solar system. He just wants to build a new life, but in the looking-glass world above the gravity well, survival, like poker, is just another sport. And in this contest, it isn’t whether you win or lose, it's how you rig the game.
A Prince in America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,880. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A highly entertaining personal and social memoir which charts the course of an Italian prince who falls on hard times. A Prince in America evokes the captivatingly varied worlds and characters of Belle Époque Europe, the 1929 Wall Street crash, World War Two Rome and of course the movie business and some its most fascinating icons.
Autumn Duchess: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 138,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
A beautiful duchess mourns for her beloved. A sun-bronzed merchant returns to claim a birthright. Disparate souls in need of love and renewal. Paths cross and the journey begins… This highly acclaimed historical romance is widely regarded a classic and a rule breaker: A rare example of a much-loved heroine’s second chance at love in the autumn of life.
The Baron & the Clockmaker's Daughter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,270. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Jealousy is a nasty sentiment when it gnaws away at you. Quentin Wolfe is rich and not bad looking but he lacks imagination. One drunken kiss will set him on a tortuous path to win the clockmaker's daughter for himself. This is a story showing how two people, both deprived of affection, come together. Faith's motherly instinct helps her rise above selfishness and she is able to 'save' Quentin.
The Viscount's Midsummer Mistress
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Circumstances have made Gideon Drummond, Viscount Osborne, a solitaire. Never would he have imagined that the eleven-year-old girl who presents him with his winner's cup will, years later, become his Midsummer Mistress!
The Timely Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel
REGENCY to MODERN TIMES ROMANCE, TIME TRAVEL (an amusing tale!) - Ivan Tait, Lord Palmer, has a gift. One might suppose that it is his astounding good looks but one would be wrong. His gift is not visible. Just when he could use it, it does nothing to prevent him from opening the wrong door and ...?
Free Will (and Other Compulsions)
Series: The Antithesis Progression, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 220,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by AWP Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Book 2 of The Antithesis Progression As the Lunar Revolution threatens to unravel, fugitive Joss Kyle has one chance left to clear his name and avert an interplanetary war before events spin out of control--assuming he can rid himself of his sworn enemy, Alyssa Hartman. View From Valhalla calls Free Will "Challenging, entertaining, and amazing...Sawyer dazzles the literary palate."
The Woman who Rewrote History
Price: Free! Words: 16,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Luisa Isabel Álvarez de Toledo, 21st Duchess of Medina Sidonia, was known as the Red Duchess for her political views and imprisoned by Franco during Spain´s fascist dictatorship. She found evidence in her family's archive that much of Spain's accepted history had been 'cleaned up'. To preserve the archive for posterity she married her secretary on her deathbed, disinheriting her children.
Never Love Another...
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
REGENCY ROMANCE short story - A baron's son is not a prize to be wasted on a farmer's daughter. Felix and Louise have loved one another from childhood but their families have no intention of allowing them to marry. What happens when the son returns from war a broken man, no longer a prize?