Books tagged: eleanor of aquitaine

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The Paraclete Conundrum
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1149, three women contemporaries meet in an abbey near Paris. The women are: Heloise, abbess of the Paraclete after her tragic love affaire with Abelard; Hildegard of Bingen, mystic, musician; and Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of France, soon to be Queen on England . They have learned that Bernard of Clairvaux threatens their freedom. How can they counter the threat? They argue, plot and scheme.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: 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 Captive Heiress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A tale of young love, set against the seething times of the dynamic King Henry II and his feisty wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine. An orphaned heiress, torn from her home at age nine, becomes the ward of an earl and later King Henry II. Her only friend during her long captivity is a penniless squire who cannot even afford a horse and armor. Is it possible they will ever be together?
The Book of Dreams
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 45,770. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novelist whose works are based on dreams here provides vivid dreams from over a lifetime that not only inspired a number of literary works, but are artistic creations themselves.
Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is magical in both senses of the word. Fontevraud: Mysteries of the Abbey and the Village evokes, to be sure, its amazing history, much of it well-documented but some of it little-known. It also recounts recondite and inexplicable, perhaps supernatural stories surrounding the abbey.
Seeking Absolution
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Price: Free! Words: 217,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Seeking Absolution is a sweeping Twelfth Century tale. When Prince Richard and Lady Anne fall in love, they both assume there can never be a match between them. Still, Richard pursues Anne as if she were the Holy Grail. Richard’s rival, King Philip finds that he too has feelings for the lovely and intelligent Anne—but does he love her only because Richard does?