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Cobweb Forest by Vera Nazarian
Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,350. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Norilana Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(5.00 from 1 review)
The world is broken… A dark Goddess rises. A mortal maiden must stop her. COBWEB FOREST (Cobweb Bride Trilogy, Book Three) is the third and final book of the intricate epic fantasy flavored by Renaissance history and the romantic myth of Persephone, about death’s ultimatum to the world.
The Borgia Apocalypse: The Screenplay by Neil Jordan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by InkWell Publishing. Categories: Screenplays » History, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(4.00 from 1 review)
From Academy Award-winning screenwriter Neil Jordan comes THE BORGIA APOCALYPSE, the epic conclusion to Showtime’s acclaimed TV series THE BORGIAS, which was cancelled after its third season. Fans left wanting more can now read the screenplay for the two-hour finale and see how Jordan planned to bring the family to a suitably apocalyptic end.
Devil's Eye by Cameron Walker
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 135,740. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Devil's Eye is a thrilling, action packed tale of swashbuckling adventure on the high seas, featuring excessive amounts pillage, plunder and PIRATES!!! After the crew of the Devil's Eye stage a successful mutiny they find themselves in possession of a very valuable hostage who could could alter their fate forever. With the chance of becoming rich or dead men, the stakes have never been higher.
The Mercenary's Price ( Historical Romance Novella) by CJ Archer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a national treasure wouldn't be such a curse if she only knew she could trust him.
Sao Tome-- Journey to the Abyss-- Portugal's Stolen Children by Paul Cohn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1485 the Portuguese Crown and Catholic Church began to kidnap Jewish children, forcibly convert the young conscripts, and ship them to São Tomé Island off the African equator to work the government sugar plantations. The collision of slavery, sugar agriculture, and discovery of The Americas transformed this island colony into the nidus of the wholesale black slave trade.
Rocamora by Donald Platt
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 150,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » General
No man is closer to a woman than her confessor, not her father, not her brother, not her husband, -Spanish saying Vicente de Rocamora, the epitome of a young renaissance man in 17th century Spain, questions the goals of the Inquisition and the brutal means used by King Philip IV and the Roman Church to achieve them.
The Three Monks of Tears: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion #2 by Lawrence Ellsworth
Series: The Rose Knight's Crucifixion. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Historical thriller, parallel novel to Dumas’ Three Musketeers: hunchback Louis d’Astarac, to cure himself and win his lady, seeks the alchemical magic secrets of a lost Rosicrucian book, competing with Cardinal Richelieu, the Jesuits, English agents, and heretical cultists, while crossing paths time and again with d’Artagnan and the musketeers.
The First Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 142,790. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Plunged into the political maelstrom and religious turmoil of the early Scottish Reformation, Elizabeth Hepburn's life there is hardly one of quiet contemplation. Strong-willed and independent, she clashes with those who question her unorthodox regime at St. Mary's, including Cardinal David Beaton and her rival, Sister Maryoth Hay.
The Second Blast of the Trumpet by Marie Macpherson
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 123,070. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2018 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Biographical
1549. Freed from the galleys, the Scottish Reformer John Knox continues his mission as God’s messenger to strike at the roots of papistry. A prophet without honor in his own land, he is welcomed as a chaplain by Edward VI in England.
Heart and Stomach of a Queen by Jodie Lane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
It is Gwyn and Michelle's last chance to save the future as they deal with turning points in Spain under the reign of Queen Isabella of Castile and her daughter, Juana the Mad
The Royal Secret by John Bentley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,300. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This epic suspense thriller reveals the dramatic life & loves of the real writer of Shakespeare, his passions, triumphs & tragedies, and his incredible end. Secret codes in his plays are only now exposed by a modern day woman to unravel the mystery of the true identity of the author of his erotic poetry and plays and his passionate love/hate relationships with the women and men his life. Out now!
The Queen and the Courtesan by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,820. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Henriette d’Entragues isn’t satisfied with simply being the mistress of Henry IV of France, she wants a crown too. All she has to do to achieve her ambition is to give Henry a son, and whatever it takes through intrigue and conspiracy to set him on the throne. But despite his promises to marry her, the King is obliged by political necessity to ally himself with Marie de Medici.
Crown & Thorns by J. L. Spohr
Series: The Realm, IV. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,190. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In Crown & Thorns, the final book of The Realm series, King William has more to worry about than the religious tension in his own lands. His country has unwittingly been made a pawn in the vast European fight for land, power, and religious freedom. When friends become enemies and enemies wield incredible power, will the kingdom of Troixden—and William and Anna’s marriage—survive?
A Borgia Daughter Dies by Maryann Philip
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan. Machiavelli's illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia--including the murder of Lucrezia's real-life half sister.
Renaissance Woman by Jodie Lane
Series: Turning Points. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,120. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Gwyn and Michelle time-travel to Renaissance Italy: they must deal with the corruption and nepotism of the Borgia Pope and his murderous family.
The Virgin and the Griffin by Sandra Cordon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Virgin and the Griffin tells of a young woman's struggle to find a small measure of beauty and joy in a violent, fear-filled society in Renaissance Italy. Set in the ancient city of Perugia, the novel weaves together Isabella's desires and passions as she strives to make her mark in a community fractured by politics and war, yet a place where great beauty and love are still possible.
The Butcher's Daughter (A Journey Between Worlds) by Mark McMillin
Series: Captain Mary, the Queen's Privateer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,350. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on true historical events, this is a story about war, romance, betrayal and adventure on the high seas. The 16th century were wild times in the New World. Meet Captain Mary and her crew of buccaneers who roam the Caribbean looking for Aztec gold until they are caught up in the war between England and Spain..
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande by Dhae Walpoole
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 72,270. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
We journey back to 17th century Africa, where Njinga Mbande, 81, is in a war that logic would suggest she can't win. The setting--17 December 1663--is Day of First Fruits and 5-years after signing the final revised treaty; requiring lost of her original homeland, The Ndongo kingdom, to the Portuguese. She is determined and remains undaunted by her enemy's apparent superior weaponry advantage.
Impressment: Managers, Actors and Impressed Boys by Jeff Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Alternative history
In 1597 Queen Elizabeth I signed a Royal warrant giving theatre managers Henry Evans, Nathaniel Giles and their deputy, James Robinson authority to ‘impress’ boys to be actors in the second Blackfriars Theatre. Impressment is a theatrical traverse through the final years of Elizabeth’s reign and the first part of the 17th century.