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on the Trail of the Real St George
By Oliver Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
A Gift for the Sultan
By Geoffrey Fox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,540. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction
A Gift for the Sultan is a story of Christians versus Muslims, cosmopolitans versus anti-urbanites, the conflicts within each group, and the surprising complicities between supposed foes. Based on the true history of the siege of Constantinople in 1402 and the battle of Ankara, with a cast of historical figures and fictional composite characters.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Southern Journey.
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Conspiracy of the Jew World Order
By John Kountouris
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,380. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Fiction
This present work I have completed is part 1 of a story of a man of the search for the truth concerning the New World Order and its REAL players, particularly the world Jewish elite. This is a fictional work surrounded by real life facts and events. I have included in it the works (either articles,book excerpts or quotes) of many authors, historian, politicians and well known and respected conspir
Annwyn's Blood, Book One of the Paladin of Shadow Chronicles
By Michael Eging
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
Amid the dying embers of a fallen Empire, a young knight embarks on a personal crusade to reclaim the soul ripped from him by a deceitful lover's bite, and to save his family and their world from the rage of the implacable god who sent her. Ancient magic awakens from centuries–old slumber as the dead no longer rest in peace, and long buried legends and secrets could be the world's only hope.
The Attack in Cappadocia
By Catherine Jaime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Cappadocia is under attack from marauding soldiers during the Byzantine Empire. This short story follows a mother, a group of kids, a priest and a soldier as they react to the attack. The story was inspired by a trip to the region of Cappadocia (Turkey) with its history and unusual geology.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
By Roger Kean
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
Desert Rhapsody
By Ameen Basheh
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,220. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction
During the 6th century in the Arabian Peninsula, Harb, like the other warriors of that time, scrapes a living by raiding other tribes of equal stature—until the day he convinces his allies to raid the great tribe of Aghlib. He leads the charge against the men of Aghlib, not knowing or caring that his selfish acts will have dire consequences.
The Balkan Cross
By Walter Winch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Category: Fiction
Yance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. It is in Egypt however, that Yance is pulled into a vortex of conspiracy, murder and international intrigue.