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What Remains of the Fair Simonetta by Laura T Emery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Anastasia (Stacia) Uqualla has been dead for eleven years, residing as a spirit in the Italian Church of Ognissanti, when she suddenly awakens in the body of the renowned Renaissance beauty, Simonetta Vespucci.
Chameleon in a Mirror: A Time Travel Novel by Ruth Nestvold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,380. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
Meeting Aphra Behn is Billie's wish come true -- and now she's trapped in the 17th century! Take: - one graduate student who wants to change history; - one dead -- and now forgotten -- playwright who did change history; - the colorful and turbulent times of the English Restoration; - one magic mirror. Mix thoroughly, and you have a Chameleon in a Mirror.
The Last Confession by Regina Eden
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 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.
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.
Azorea, The Piper of the Glen by Robert E. Jacob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
This is the 1st book in the Azorea historical fiction series. It is entitled The Piper of the glen and is set in 16th century Scotland. It is an exciting action and adventure story that pits an alien race of nomads against the celtic peoples of northern Britain. Whether you're british, irish or scottish or any other lover of historical fiction, this book will appeal to you.
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.
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.
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 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.
Brimstone by Alan Skinner
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.
Evensong by Victoria Halsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
An impoverished heiress accepts a betrothal to her family’s sworn enemy to save her besieged home. She is left under the protection of her betrothed’s dashing half brother. Soon they find themselves fighting an attraction that could ruin all. Each faces choices that will affect their future. Love or honor, family or duty. Their fates are intertwined as tightly as the conspiracies surrounding them
Buried Secrets by Robert Stermscheg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 130,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In the spring of 1870, France is preparing for an imminent war with Germany. A French cavalry officer, Bernard de Lemarch, has been given the delicate task of approaching a high-ranking Prussian officer, hoping to glean vital military information. But what he doesn’t know is that the Prussian High Command has been forewarned…. and is expecting him.
The Lady King:Njinga Mbande by Dhae Walpoole
Price: $2.19 USD. Words: 71,560. 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.
The Lady Hypnotist by bernie schallehn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
In the late 1880s, Professor Simone Joubert, hypnotist and clairvoyant, plays to astonished crowds in opera houses, auditoriums and theaters throughout New York and New England. On stage, in the land of make-believe, Simone is completely at home, completely at ease. She controls her universe.
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.
Divine Intervention by jeannette scollard
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.
The Orffyreus Wheel by David Niall Wilson
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.