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Unbroken by Bill K. Underwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Felipe’s idyllic life in 1518 Cuba is shattered when Hernan Cortes rides into it. Cortes is desperate for horses; his father has one he refuses to sell. With one lie Cortes steals the horse, throws his father into prison and takes Felipe along to be the horse’s groom. Thus begins the greatest challenge of Felipe’s young life: Get free, get home, save the family farm and exonorate his father.
A Cold Coming by AM Kirkby
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
A young couple arrives in England from the Low Countries, fleeing persecution. The apprentices of the city are on strike for the right to a Christmas holiday. The snow is coming. And a baby is on the way...
Voice Of The Falconer by David Blixt
Series: Star-Cross'd. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 178,500. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sequel to THE MASTER OF VERONA. Pietro Alighieri is living in exile in Ravenna, enduring the loss of his famous father. The death of Verona's Prince spurs a race back to Verona to put young Cesco della Scala on the throne. But, willful and brilliant, Cesco is determined not to be anyone's pawn. He defies even the stars. Shakespeare and Dante combine in this tale of Renaissance Italy!
The Master Of Verona by David Blixt
Series: Star-Cross'd. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 212,460. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » General
Shakespeare and Dante collide in this sweeping novel of Renaissance Italy! Dante's son Pietro falls under the sway of Verona’s charismatic ruler, Cangrande della Scala. Uncovering an infernal plot against Verona's infant heir, Pietro must protect the child while navigating a rivalry that will launch the most famous feud in literature and give birth to Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.
Her Majesty's Will by David Blixt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
England, 1586. Swept up in the skirts of a mysterious stranger, young Will Shakespeare becomes entangled in a hilarious misadventure as he accidentally uncovers the Babington Plot, an attempt to murder Queen Elizabeth herself. Aided by the mercurial Kit Marlowe, chased by rebels, spies, his own government, his past, and a bear, the budding thespian proves himself to be Her Majesty's Will.
Blood of the Stone Prince by M. J. Neary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
From the alchemy labs of fifteenth-century France comes a tale of one beauty and three beasts on a macabre journey through the Parisian underworld. After sixteen years of priesthood, Monseigneur Desmoulins secretly wishes for excommunication. Fed up with sacristy intrigues and tedious inquisition proceedings, he keeps himself amused by dissecting rats and playing with explosives.
Virtuous Trickery, A Historical Romance, Royal Duty Series by Alaina Stanford
Series: Royal Duty. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,050. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Gabrielle's shy sister is suddenly betrothed to a heathen prince from the far north. A Viking! Francesca would not survive the journey north much less the frozen wilderness of her new home. The only way Gabrielle can save her delicate sister is to take her place. Together the twins create a web of deceit that quickly spins out of control leaving a trail of death in its wake.
Leonardo: A Return to Painting by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Travels of da Vinci. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,170. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This family-friendly story begins in a small town in the Italian Peninsula in 1503. After Leonardo accompanies Cesare Borgia to Rome to see his father, Pope Alexander, he returns to Florence and gets back into painting. Over the next several years he will tackle two of his largest projects - the Battle of Anghiari and the portrait we have all come to know and love as the Mona Lisa.
The Marshal's Lover by Jo Graham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The world knows her as an actress and courtesan, the mistress of one of Napoleon’s glittering inner circle, but Elza (aka Ida St Elme) is more than that. Only a few besides her beloved Michel know she is a secret agent in Napoleon’s service, a confidential spy who works directly for the Emperor himself. Even fewer know that she is also a Companion, an old soul who has lived many lives.
The Cantora by Paul Cohn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Cantora takes readers to the jungles & settlements of 16th Century Colonial Brazil, later journeys to the Caribbean, then Africa & Europe. It follows Sister Mae Docura & Yema, the Caete Indian child with a remarkable singing voice acclaimed "The Cantora." By perilous circumstance, they become agents of fate, changing the lives of all who cross their path.
Noé by Valérie MAZEAU
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: French. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Louis, éditeur autoritaire et ténébreux, participe à un atelier d'écriture. Il crée l'histoire de Gabriele, jeune apprenti dans l’atelier d’un artiste peintre vénitien, en 1536. L'écriture plonge Louis dans ses souvenirs d'enfance et le secret de sa naissance. Valérie Mazeau mêle suspense psychologique et récit historique, dans l’effervescence de la Renaissance italienne à Venise.
La mejor de mis vidas by Laura Suarez Fernandez
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Lorena es una periodista a la que le ofrecen una oportunidad, que cambiará su vida completamente. Mientras tanto en el París de 1672 surge un acontecimiento artístico que marcará un antes y un después en nuestra historia. Una historia apasionante de vidas paralelas, contada por medio de personajes que te harán reír, llorar, soñar, crecer y te acercarán a descubrir el amor verdadero.
William Shakespeare’s "Henry VIII": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,400. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Henry VIII." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
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 Chosen Man by Jane Harlond
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 124,760. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Rome 1635. As Flanders braces for another long year of war, a Spanish count presents the Vatican with a means of disrupting the Dutch rebels’ booming economy, His plan is brilliant, They just need the right man to implement it, Ludovico da Portovenere, a charismatic spice and silk merchant could be just the right man for the job
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?
Sword & Shield by J. L. Spohr
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 Francis Bacon Mysteries: Books 1-3 by Anna Castle
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 288,790. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Francis Bacon reluctantly puts down his books to solve crimes in Elizabethan London, aided by Thomas Clarady, a privateer’s son who will do anything to climb into the ranks of the gentry — or up to a lady’s bedchamber.
Sister of the Lionheart by Hilary Benford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,490. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
An unforgettable heroine in a novel of the Crusades This historical epic introduces a strong and truly unforgettable heroine, Joanna Plantagenet, whose drive and persistence helped change the course of history.
MacKenzie's Lass by Glynnis Campbell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
MacKenzie's Lass by Glynnis Campbell (Book 3 of Scottish Lasses). A woman with a taste for adventure...a man who knows how to satisfy her hunger... Tristan MacKenzie, the chef to Queen Mary, cooks up fiery romance with Mery Graham, a spirited Scottish minstrel at the most controversial banquet in Tudor history.