Books tagged: historical drama

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Hannah Robinson: The Celebrated Beauty of Her Day, A Play in Two Acts
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,300. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2010. Category: Screenplays » History
The beautiful, strong-willed Hannah Robinson defies her powerful father Rowland and marries the man she loves. The action takes places on a plantation in colonial Rhode Island in the mid 1700s. This play is based on historical records and the legends that sprang up over the centuries after Hannah died her early, tragic death.
Prophet of Israel
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You set the price! Words: 149,670. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Darkness threatens to consume Israel. High Priest Eli allows corruption to infect even the Tabernacle, the holiest place in the land. Hordes of Philistines ravage the countryside, led by a merciless warlord and bolstered by the might of a race of giants. As battle rages between Israel and their enemies, the key to their survival waits, ignorant of his destiny. A child. A seer. A Prophet of Israel.
The First Lost Tale of Mercia: Golde the Mother
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Series: Lost Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
"The Lost Tales of Mercia" are ten short tales that can be enjoyed as quick glimpses into the swashbuckling history of ancient England or read alongside the full-length novel, "Eadric the Grasper." In the First Lost Tale, the resolve of Eadric's mother is put to the test when a dangerous but powerful man appears on her doorstep.
The Colonists
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,430. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Book 2, American Family Portrait series. Their family ripped apart by a powerful and ruthless merchant, Benjamin Morgan’s three children must battle enemies among the Narragansett Indians, ruthless Boston merchants, and pirates on the high seas. Their survival depends on developing an indomitable spirit, the kind that would come to characterize a fledgling nation.
The China Plot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,740. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
In the 1930’s Japan’s military-political clique plotted to establish a Japanese blood line on the throne of China. They chose Hiro Saga - a demure, young aristocrat to marry the brother of the last emperor of China . This dramatized account reveals the astonishing intrigue behind the union; her hopeless resistance, marriage, and the breathtaking story of her escape from China.
El Maestro Envenador
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En 1473, con la ayuda de Leonardo Da Vinci, Ghezzo Bardi entra como aprendiz en el taller del maestro Verrochio, al tiempo que ambos jóvenes trabajan juntos como camareros en la famosa taberna de "Los Tres Caracoles", donde el padre de Ghezzo es cocinero. Tras la muerte por envenenamiento de todos los cocineros Leonardo es ascendido a jefe de cocina mientras en Ghezzo nace una oscura sospecha.
The Smoke That Thunders
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Price: Free! Words: 109,020. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
"Africa held the promise of changed hearts and souls. This Africa would offer renewed hope and the possibility of love. It would define their destinies. Yet, at any moment, this Africa could rob them of hope, love, and destiny. Chad and Peter were to be tested and refined in ways they dare not imagine."
Dragon Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,380. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
An evocative tale of the early days of the Vietnam War, reminiscent of Catch 22… Funny and heartbreaking, Dragon Lady seamlessly shifts from Saigon in 1965 to the present day and beyond as the narrator tells the story of his obsession with a Vietnamese girl named Mai, his increasing unease with the U.S's involvement in Vietnam, and his reflections on his own life since his tour in Saigon.
Prophet, Priest and King: A Novel of King Solomon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's not easy to write a Biblical story and still make it seem relevant to the present times but clearly John Howard Reid knows his subject matter well. This fully-engaging novel presents an aged and not-so-wise King Solomon who is forced to make certain choices. He has to pit his wits against the temple priests when an unknown killer is on the prowl, and the common people are close to rebellion.
Jesus' Island of Dreams
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 145,530. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Middle Eastern
Jesus’ Island of Dreams is a story of the efforts to follow instructions from Jesus. Thomas, a great grandson of Apostle Thomas, does as he is told by Jesus. He is to obtain the support of the Romans. Find a specific island in the Mediterranean.