Books tagged: inquisition

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Religion Explained in an Hour
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: 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.
Between Sea and Memory: Lost at Sea
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,650. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
France, Gibraltar & North Africa, 1795 An adventurous tale with some herbal remedies that might be as bad as the afflictions: Kate Senlis, an American sea-going healer, is now caught between countries and accusations. The problem is just how can she find her way home when everyone she meets thinks she’s a spy or wants to sell her to a harem or kill her for something she can't even remember?
Wilde Flowers: The Heretic's Garden
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
History tells of learned women of the Middle Ages—midwives, scholars and healers—being condemned as heretics and witches. Legend follows: Flowers grow now where once there were great pyres that burned these women for their independence and skills—the flowers grow even on the stone battlements of fortress mounts where once there was injustice and death. This is one of those stories.
The Black Castle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Bob Booth. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The Black Castle is a fast-moving tale of battle between brothers. One is seen as evil because he is a vampire, while the other is perceived as good because he is a man of God. But the vampire only does what he has to do to survive while the churchman, an Inquisitor, inflicts pain for the power it confers upon him. Which is the greater evil? And who will win the soul (and body) of a pretty witch.
Farm of the Dead Things
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,040. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Stefan Roland wanted the career-making story. When the call came in about a disturbance at the Springwood cemetery, and the possible involvement of the Inquisition, he never expected that this was his chance. Or that it meant facing dead things. From the author of Waking Dead Things.
City of Light
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Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The fortress-city of Pingwot, besieged for six centuries, has attracted the Universal Church's attention by flaunting pre-apocalyptic technology. The inquisitor they send may be faced with damning its entire population to save mankind.
Terra Incognita
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,930. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Vidal Bonet returns to Catalonia to revive his dying village, he has no idea that his plan for the future will uncover a deeply buried secret about the village's past: they are all descendants of Anusim - Spanish Jews who were forced to convert to Christianity during the Middle Ages. Poignant and comic, Terra Incognita will resonate with anyone who has gone on a quest to discover their past.
The Cosmic Ray Heresy
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Price: Free! Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Two more mothers asked me who you were at the PeeWee soccer match yesterday, Frank. I just said, 'Oh, Frank, my fiancé? He's a Catholic priest, a theoretical physicist, and is helping a woman detective catch whoever is trying to kill us.' They gave me a weak smile. I don't think they'll be inviting Olivia and Joey over for any more play dates."
Rocamora: Man of Masks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,730. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
At the insistence of his family, the handsome and charismatic Vicente enters the Dominican Order and is soon thrust into the scheming political hierarchy that rules Spain. The young man must survive assassination attempts from a growing list of ruthless foes in both Church and court, solve a centuries-old riddle to quell rumors of his own impurity of blood, and suppress his love for the Dona Maria
Demon Gate
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Price: Free! Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Michael Mortain inherits more than just wealth when his uncle dies in a freak accident. He also takes on Friedrich’s magic, a rare power coveted by the insane witch, Morga, and her pet gamora. In a world of darkness and witchcraft Michael soon finds himself fighting for his life and that of the woman he loves, whilst evading the clutches of the inquisition in a bloody clash of magic and religion.