Books tagged: medieval

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The Keeper of Songs: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Short Story. In this tale, an entire nation has chosen to live under the wickedness of the Curse of Blood in return for peace and security, not realizing how it corrupts them to do so. But one man sees, and it's up to him and his son to break the Curse and save their people, at great personal cost to them both. A beautiful story of sacrifice and redemption.
Ale and Armor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
First Guard Edward Tralain spies ahead the placid village of Drestan, anticipating only a good night’s rest from his weary travels. But little does he know of the troubles a foreign adventurer might encounter when jealously and politics come into play.
Demonspawn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Long ago the world was invaded by demons from beyond the Veil of Night. Mankind was nearly wiped out before managing to drive the demons back into the netherworld. Now, a king’s evil chancellor schemes to reopen the Veil and once again unleash the demons. The world’s only hope is an insane boy, himself the descendant of demonic human hybrids, and the newborn baby he’s kidnapped.
A Small Matter of Destiny
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 106,700. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
"If it weren't for the Gift, he would never have known. If it weren't for the Gift, he would have been content. But Edmond Dantifori had the Gift—a Power few could comprehend—and with this Gift a simple peasant boy was about to change the world." Prepare yourself for a fascinating tale of yesterday with a priceless message for today!
Xenolith
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Series: The Convergence, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,200. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Lassoed, knocked down, face planted in the dirt -- best thing to happen to Frank Bowen in years. When wife Liz went missing in the wilds of Belize, the constables of San Ignacio could find no trace. Years later, on a pilgrimage to her remote 'grave,' Frank is abducted and whisked away to a place he can't identify, by people whose motives and origins baffle him. Could this be what happened to Liz?
The Amber Treasure
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Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.
Dragon of the Second Moon
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 213,110. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Exiled on a fertile world through the chasms of space Alex must forget every assumption of his old life. Here none of those rules apply. He must adapt quickly to the hazards of this wilderness and its mysterious, unexpected inhabitants. He must explore his own hidden mystical talents to survive the fued between these ancient races and his deadly encounters with Jibahal, dragon of the second moon!
How To Cook A Peacock: Le Viandier: Medieval Recipes From The French Court
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the fourteenth century, French kings prized such fare as peacock, storks and herons. Guillaume Tirel not only cooked these dishes, he left a book on how to do it. Le Viandier has survived in at least four different versions. Now Jim Chevallier has translated the so-called Fifteenth Century version, making it available to recreational medievalists, food historians and students of medieval life.
The Tide Mill
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 13th-century Sussex, an illicit love-affair and ruthless power-politics find focus in a masterwork of medieval engineering.
Jakob Flint - From Fool to King
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Price: Free! Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A village idiot, a dead King, a sinister plot and a lottery to discover the next ruler - only a fool would want the job. A lowly village idiot's life is radically changed when he finds the winning ticket to become the next King of Widdlelop with hilarious consquences. Whether you're a child or a child at heart, `Jakob Flint - From Fool to King' will undoubtedly bring a smile to your face.