Books tagged: duel

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The Painted Ladies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The nude painting of a senior officer's wife scandalises Britain's Swan River Colony in the 1830s. Young Maggie from the bakery fears for the mild male artist, her friend, who is challenged to a duel. This is a humorous excerpt from the novel "Great Land of Dreams".
There Honour Lies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the aftermath of a terrible battle, rash words and hasty actions see the elderly Lord John of Eastbrook challenge a much younger knight to a duel, a trial of arms that he knows he can not win.
Family Man, Thief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two powerful men, one famous painting and a hatred that has been festering for two decades are about to clash. Deputy Director Jason Brown wants the top job and he'll do anything to get it, even recreate his most famous success. Master-thief Terry Effingham has other plans, destroy the man who put him in prison and killed his partner. One man wil get all he wants the other will lose everything.
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
The Wedding Duel
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Series: The Dueling Pistols, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Regency-era tale of a duel, a dilemma and undeniable desire... The Duel was meant to be like any other-avenge a lady's honor and win the day. But from the moment Keene Davies raises the cursed pistol, its clear it will ruin his life. His shot goes awry, his father's threatens to cut off Keene's inheritence if he doesn't marry a scandalous little hoyden named Sophie.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Deux Officiers Pour Un Vicaire
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Series: Histoires lyonnaises, Book 15 ยท Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: French. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En décembre 1769 un brave vicaire donnait une fête pour le mariage de sa nièce. Deux officiers inconnus de tous s'y étaient invités et comptaient bien y semer le désordre et le désarroi. Une histoire basée sur des faits réels.
Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy (Adult Version) - Historical Fiction Action Adventure
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 128,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Join the adventure as a group of colonists try to find the path to freedom under the thumb of an overreaching government. They face trial after trial as they find their way together, learning who to trust and who not to trust. Go from the dungeons of London to the new town of Savannah, across the coastal plains of Georgia and the Carolinas and down to the Florida Keys, in this fight for liberty!