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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.
William Shakespeare’s "Henry VIII": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 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.
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 Ties That Bind by Mariah Farnum
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The story of Clovis, a French lieutenant issued to look over the execution of Antione, the head of a local terrorist group. Antione is dead, but his memory will always remain.
The King's Man by Judith Stoleson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
At sixteen Robert Graves set off for London to serve newly-crowned Henry VIII. Life at court provided him with enough jousting to keep him fit, dicing and cards to keep him poor, and pretty maidens to keep him merry. For twenty-five years he gave his love and loyalty to his king until the beheadings began. These dark cruel times awoke Robert to what it really meant to be a King's Man.
Salai: A Short Story of Leonardo da Vinci by Anne Hendricks
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Salai is the foster son of Leonardo da Vinci. A true hellion, he grows to understand his foster father's patience with him.
Impressment: Managers, Actors and Impressed Boys by Jeff Hopkins
Price: $0.99 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.
The Outcast by Glynnis Campbell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,730. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Outcast (the prequel novella to Scottish Lasses) by Glynnis Campbell...Lachlan Mar, a disfigured and broken Scots warrior, doesn't believe anything can mend the wounds of war until Alisoune Hay, a brilliant and beautiful young lass, stumbles into his cottage and his life, healing his hurt and his heart with the most magical power of all--love.
Heirs & Spares by J. L. Spohr
Series: The Realm, II. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Set amidst the backdrop of Europe's Reformation in the late 16th century, Heirs & Spares is one part history, two parts palace plotting, and a whole lot of juicy romantic intrigue. Break out the spiced wine and sink in to this rousing read.
Парадокс параллельных прямых. Книга 2 by Татьяна Вильданова
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 49,010. Language: Russian. Published: October 13, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
1945 год. Доре приезжает за Этьеной в деревню и узнает, что после болезни она потеряла память. Утром он собирается увезти её в Париж, а вечером… Вечером их пытается убить неизвестное существо. Покушение не удается, но, благодаря ему, девушка приходит в себя. Спасаясь от неизвестного убийцы, она проводит Доре в капсулу времени. Теперь выясняется, что она - хронолог-разведчик из далекого будущего.
The Kiss of the Executioner's Blade by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
France 1516: The executioner Geoffrey de Bressac is called to the town of Charentes to put a traitor and assassin to death. But a shock awaits him. For the condemned is a young woman, Angeline de Golon. Worse, she insists she is innocent. But how can Geoffrey save Angeline, when she is to die at sunrise?
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind) by Tom Rynard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
Mariovo's Gift by Chris Kostovski
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A fast-paced historical drama set in 16th century Ottoman-occupied Europe. Mariovo's Gift explores life during the late Renaissance period. A time where cultural advancement led to conflicts and dehumanization. The story follows a Macedonian harem girl throughout her entire life. History buffs and drama seekers are sure to stay in suspense through the twists of this classic story of revenge.
Anthology of Napoleon and Papefu. by Alejandro's Libros
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Literary collections » European / French
In Anthology of Napoleon and Papefu we show the story exposing us to the adventurist narrative where its main character, the plenipotentiary Ambassador Papefu, is involved between canons and fights alongside the famous son of Corsica, now proudly becoming French; and who shocked that stale world by dethroning obsolete monarchies and kings which considered themselves as eternals.
MacFarland's Lass by Glynnis Campbell
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.
The Mermaids of the Darian Coast by David Wesley Hill
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.
Leonardo: A Return to Florence by Catherine McGrew Jaime
Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This historically based novel begins with Leonardo traveling from Venice to Florence with his good friend, and traveling companion, Luca Pacioli. The story follows Leonardo as he sets up his new workshop and begins to take on new painting commissions. Leonardo is surprised to be asked by the Florentine government to join Cesare Borgia as a military advisor, and the real adventures begin.
Telas nobles y remiendos by Albert Gamundi, Sr
Series: Obras singulares, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. 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 Girl Who Saved England by Rochelle Forrester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This is the story of a spy in Elizabethan England. Marianne becomes the mistress of the King of France in a world torn apart by religious conflict between Catholic and Protestant. She survives assassination attempts, battles enemies in the French court and foils plots to overthrow the King of France. When the King of France is assassinated she returns to England as a very wealthy duchess.