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The Severan Prophecies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
When the Roman emperor Caracalla was assassinated, his family gave the task of safeguarding their dynasty to the questor Marcellus Decimus, the narrator of this story. How he led a young boy named Varius in a race against death that culminated in the restoration of the dynasty is one of the more remarkable episodes in the chaotic and violent history of Rome.
A Concise History of Nauvoo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010 by WindRiver Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism
The Nauvoo era was a time of beauty, industry, spirituality, courage, and tragedy. Beginning with the bright hope of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ and ending with the martyrdom of the Church's first prophet, Joseph Smith, early Nauvoo represents the dedication today’s Church members aspire to and the religious intolerance they seek to overcome.
La cinquième épice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: French. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
à la fin du VIIème siècle, Bétis, un jeune Carthaginois voit le jour dans un jardin merveilleux, au milieu des senteurs enivrantes des fleurs de jasmin, de laurier et de plantes mystérieuses nommées Thymus, Salvia et Rosa Maria. Il grandit aux côtés de la belle Naïs, qu'il aime plus que tout au monde et ne tarde pas à s'initier aux mille et un parfums des épices lointaines...
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
Carthaginian Empire 01 - Explorer
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The Carthaginian explorer Hanno left the Med to sail south, the mother of all storms has pushed him north. His fleet of war galleys, battered and exhausted, are pinned against a hostile shore. The shore is lined with hundreds of armed tribesmen. Only one man speaks both languages. Can Hanno make friends, allies, can he even get home? This is 470BC, this is England. Hanno doesn’t know that.
Carthaginian Empire 02 - Homecoming
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno has made friends with the locals, even married the chief’s daughter but can he get home? He needs to repair his ships but his tools don’t work well on the local oak. Can he turn it to his advantage? Meanwhile what of the trader; can he be trusted? Could he be dealt with without offending the chief? Should he do so anyway? What is this mysterious fortress Mai Dan? Could these be allies?
Carthaginian Empire 03 - Shipwrights
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno has a trick nobody else knows. His ships are mass produced. English oak is stronger than any timber available in the Mediterranean. Can Carthaginian engineering help his allies to achieve peace with the neighboring tribes? Can he convince them that trade is better than war with Carthage and her allies? Its 460BC. England is changing. Carthage is changing. Is Hanno right?
Carthaginian Empire 04 - Anaxagoras
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
A sorry for himself Athenian mathematician, exiled from Athens on pain of death. But for Carthage his theories could lead to a navigation system. Anaxagoras has a choice. Help the natural enemies of Athens or fade into obscurity? Hanno wants his man; and his secrets to accurate navigation. Its 450BC and Hanno now knows he needs just one piece for the picture; to take Cartage on to its destiny.
Carthaginian Empire 05 - Syracuse
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
Hanno’s grandson has a problem. Carthage wants control of Sicily. So does Athens. Only the port of Syracuse holds out against Carthage’s ambitions. But it has held out for four long years. Carthage is sick of war. Carthage wants its son’s home. Can his final desperate plan succeed in breaking Athens final holding in the Western Mediterranean? Its 409BC Can Handro meet and make his destiny?