Books tagged: french history

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If Trees Could Fly
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,400. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
« Henri Debidour has written a gripping novel. This coming of age story from France is as it turns a powerful drama on the American Dream. » Khaled Hosseini (« The Kite Runner » – Riverhead Books – Penguin) (« A Thousand Splendid Suns » - Riverhead Books – Penguin)
L'Âge Immortel
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: French. Published: April 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
« Écrit à travers la vision d’un petit enfant puis celle d’un adolescent, ce roman initiatique est un souffle d'authenticité et de liberté reconquise." (Khaled Hosseini "Les Cerfs Volants de Kaboul")
Gambit For Love of a Queen
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Series: For Honor, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 182,400. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
King Louis XIII is a weak leader with no love for his wife Queen Anne. Power, saving face, and honor are paramount, always. Laurel — the secret leader of France's spy network — has absolutely no doubt that he would plunge France into another devastating war if he learns Anne has been kidnapped. Join the musketeers and Laurel and find the queen. God may save the queen, but who saves the heroes?
Hostage Queen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Marguerite de Valois, the most beautiful woman in the French Court, is the subject of great scandal and intrigue. She is married to the Huguenot Henry of Navarre as her mother Catherine de Medici aims to bring peace to France. But within days of the wedding Paris is awash with blood. In a court rife with murder, political intrigue, debauchery and the hunger for power, can she hope to survive?
We Three Kings - King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This book brings to life King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V of England, described sometimes as "Bad king, fair king and good king." Through the eyes of two Irish brothers, we travel with these kings from 1377-1422 A.D. through Wales, England and France, reliving the battles of Shrewsbury and Agincourt and experiencing everyday trials and victories.
A Visit From Voltaire
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,080. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Nominated for the UK's Orange Prize for Fiction in 2004, A Visit From Voltaire brings the incorrigible 18th-century troublemaker back to life as he haunts the Swiss farmhouse of a newly-arrived American and her family. Over the course of a single winter, a comic Voltaire evolves from the Houseguest-from-Hell into her wisest friend, teaching her how to live life to the fullest. Funny and original.
Jewels of French History Books, The Lauragais Story
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012 by Moulin Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A new history book for France that examines the commercially and strategically important region of the Lauragais, sometimes known as the 'Land of Cockaigne' in reference to a time of Pastel and the flourishing cotton industry that once existed there.
I Took Panama: The Story of Philippe Bunau-Varilla
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Short novel based on the true story of a Frenchman who "invented" a country so the Panama Canal could be completed.
Timeline Repair: Attack on America
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 46,490. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
This work is the first in a series that rationalizes the historical detritus resulting from timeline tampering and necessarily imperfect repairs. Three such episodes are described: "Benedict Arnold and the Second Revolutionary War;" "King George and the German Empire; and "Richelieu, the Huguenots and New France."
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Charles Sanson, like all executioners in 1760s France, is a pariah; the hangman’s son must become one himself, for society’s doors are closed to him. Charles tries to live like an ordinary man and forget the horrors he witnesses, but at last he cannot reconcile the law’s brutal demands with his conscience, in this true story of a pair of tragic, converging lives just before the French Revolution.