Books tagged: crusades

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Winning His Spurs
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
1191: In a clash of two faiths, a boy knight destined to be a hero…Cuthbert, hungry for adventure and glory, joins King Richard on his way to free Jerusalem from the Saracens. Even before reaching their goal the Crusaders are torn by jealousy and intrigue. Cuthbert finds that chivalry and honour are little valued as he faces desperate obstacles to his quest for knighthood and his own castle.
Religion Explained in an Hour
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short succinct book examines and analyses the six major faiths of the world, their origin and beliefs. It takes a wholly rational and scientific view in its search for truth supported by firm evidence. These questions are answered. What is religion? Why do religions exist? How do beliefs enter the mind? Why is there religious terrorism? All are fully explained.
Blood on Holy Land: A Novel on the Clash between Islam and Christianity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Centered on a daughter's extraordinary search for her captured father, this novel explores the origins of the conflict between Islam and Christianity.
on the Trail of the Real St George
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Voices
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,410. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1100AD a monk named Henri hears voices telling him he is Saint Martin of Tours. Today we would recognize it as an illness called schizophrenia. Knowing his behavior will be a costly embarassement to church and King,a unique solution is found.Thus begins a journey through the inland waterways on a ship of fools at the dawn of medicine and psychiatry.
Tearing Honor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Christian » General
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A family is faced with financial issues of their time and decides to give up their daughter to a convent. 12 years later, this daughter gets herself into some dire trouble turning toward Witchcraft to save people's lives. Her family becomes intertwined with her life, as her brother sets out to spread God's word. A family death leads to her brother's desire for vengeance, compromising his honor.
Edward’s Right Hand
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Many adventures lie in the path of Justin who is right hand man to King Edward I. Things get complicated when Justin secretly marries a Jewess at a time when King Edward is persecuting the Jews. There are many battles with the Scots and Welsh and much consternation when Edward forces Justin to marry a French harlot because he thinks that Justin is unmarried. Then things get interesting.
An Irishman’s Revenge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is based on the dramatic changes in the lives of the people living in England under Norman rule. They went from free men to virtual slaves and serfs overnight. Skel, whose family had been sold into slavery from Ireland by the Romans, becomes a master stone mason and later is sent on Crusade to Jerusalem. All the while, he plots his revenge.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This thoroughly researched historical novel contrasts King Richard I, poet and warrior, and the political schemes of his brother King John, which led to Runnemede, Magna Carta, and eventually to civil war and loss of the crown jewels in the Wash. The kings are profiled through conversation, letters and journals by four Irish men - 2 warriors and 2 scholars - who served under both kings.
The Real ID Jack - The Theft of Black Identity as the Chosen People of God
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,970. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Real ID Jack The Theft Of Black Identity As The Chosen People Of God By Nasir Maker Hakim Language is used to communicate; yet there are literary divices used to communicate as well. This books explores how buzz-words, double speak, and various other literary devices are used to deceive the uninformed even to the extent of concealing the identity of an entire people from themselves.