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Rise Above
Price: Free! Words: 12,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A reclusive scholar, worn down by political demands of his new post as Archbishop, retires on his physician's orders to one of his country manors to convalesce. His illness, his disillusion with public life, and a new friend make a dangerous mixture...
The Last Confession
Price: Free! Words: 62,160. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by Regina Del Madrigal. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(5.00 from 1 review)
The passionate and forbidden love story of a courtesan and a priest set in 1600's France.
The Mercenary's Price ( Historical Romance Novella)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,500. 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.
The Orffyreus Wheel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1712, a remarkable man named Johann Bessler invented a wheel that spun after being set into motion until it was stopped with no mechanical input. The Orffyreus Wheel follows his adventures in inventing it, and those of his heir, Elly Kassel, as she fights to keep it from falling into the wrong hands.
The Tale of Leonardo
Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.00 from 1 review)
A time-traveler from the time of Leonardo da Vinci meets a modern art student.
Telas nobles y remiendos
Series: Obras singulares, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alcide, el mejor sastre de un ducado veneciano recibe el encargo de elaborar un traje para el cumpleaños de su hija. Gracias a su habilidad para los vestidos ha conseguido una cámara donde trabajar bajo el manto protector de la familia interesada en su obra. Pero será el mismo encargo el que le abra la puerta para llevar a cabo una venganza pendiente de años atrás.
The Mermaids of the Darian Coast
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.00 from 1 review)
"The Mermaids of the Darian Coast" is a short story that takes place during the 1577-1580 circumnavigation of the world by Francis Drake. It is a companion piece to the author's critically acclaimed novel, At Drake's Command.
An Apotheosis
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(4.00 from 1 review)
Angel or madman? The greatest swordsman of his day contemplates his victories and defeats as he prepares to step off into the great unknown of apotheosis.
Königliche Republik
Price: $6.65 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: German. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
1647: Die Patriziertochter Mirella Scandore ist mit einem Neffen des spanischen Vizekönigs verlobt, als sich Neapel erhebt und den Herzog von Lothringen zun neuen Dogen erwählt. Mirella verliebt sich in dessen Mündel Alexandre. Ihr Bruder Dario aber verrät die Republik; schweren Herzens deckt sie ihn. Doch dann plant er ein Attentat auf den Dogen, bei dem auch Alexandre getötet würde.
The Blackhearted Saint
Price: Free! Words: 21,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A student discovers a strange sonnet in a library’s collection of Italian Renaissance poetry. This leads him to another, greater revelation – a centuries-old story of lust, greed and killings – all the sins of a single man. The student is soon to find out that this mysterious persona is in the middle of one of the most shameful chapters of the Vatican's history.
MacFarland's Lass
Price: Free! Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
MacFarland's Lass by Glynnis Campbell (Book 1 of Scottish Lasses). Set in the time of Mary Queen of Scots--A woman on the run…a man on the hunt. He has forty days to earn her trust. She has forty days to win his heart. They have forty days to outwit their enemies.
Cobweb Forest
Series: Cobweb Bride, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,390. 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.
Divine Intervention
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,200. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(3.00 from 1 review)
One of the great love stories in the history of Europe, this story chronicles how a desperate English bride and an obstinate Portuguese king married for power and politics. They never imagined their marriage would transform into a great love affair, the remarkable legacy of which was the launch of the Age of Discovery. Based on real people and events, its heroine will thrill you.
A Borgia Daughter Dies
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.
Tudor: House of Thorns
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
(4.00 from 1 review)
Queen Catherine Howard is overjoyed when she discovers she is pregnant. Her perfect world quickly comes crashing down around her when she is accused of high treason. Will Catherine Howard flee the wrath of her tyrannical husband, King Henry VIII? Or, will she have to face the scaffold, like her cousin Anne Boleyn?
Brimstone
Series: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Book One. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Taken from her home to be apprenticed to the world's greatest alchemist, Jenny Swift enters a world different from anything she could have imagined. Frightened and friendless, she has only her courage, intelligence and talents she doesn't realise she possesses to help her survive the nightmare world of murder, intrigue and betrayal. Jenny finds that to save her world she must first save herself.
Lucretia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,040. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012 by Aquila Media. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Lucretia Borgia is the daughter of Pope Alexander VI and sister of the infamous Cesare Borgia. Immersed in the ultimate patriarchy of early Renaissance Rome and the Vatican, Lucretia struggles to find her independence from her family's corruption and ruthless political schemes. Lucretia is an historical novel. (Lucrezia/Lucretia Borgia - b. April 18,1480 - d. June 24, 1519)
The Rebel
Series: Assassins Guild, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,340. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
After losing his memory, an assassin forgets he's a cold-hearted killer and falls in love. When his memory returns, will he revert to his old ways, or can the love of a good woman save him from himself?
Sword & Shield
Series: The Realm, I. Price: Free! Words: 32,280. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Sword & Shield is vignettes of the early lives of characters in The Realm series. Even if you’re new to the world of Troixden & its king & queen, I hope the tales in these pages will whet your appetite for more. Throw in foibles of young love & friendship, daggers & death, stolen kisses & hard-fought loyalties, and the stage is set for the breathless, timeless love story that is The Realm. Enjoy!
The Tower Clock Stopped
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by Pro Ecclesia Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Nonfiction » History » European
The Holy Roman Empire, led by Philip II of Spain, was persecuting the Protestants, and William I of Orange, revolted against this harsh rule in the Eighty Year War. This is a story about a surprise attack by the Spanish army on Sluis, a small city in a southern coastal province of The Low Countries, now known as The Netherlands.

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