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The Francis Bacon Mysteries: Books 1-3 by Anna Castle
Price: $6.99 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: 130,460. 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.
Rise of the Storm by Christina Ochs
Series: The Desolate Empire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,410. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy(5.00 from 1 review)
When a renegade priest prophesies an imminent apocalypse, a conflict is sparked which will tip a continent into war. Get the next book free when you sign up for my mailing list. See inside.
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.
Un balcon sur l'Arno by Natalie de la Panouse
Price: $7.37 USD. Words: 120,680. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
De Paris à Florence, deux jeunes étudiants en histoire de l'art, tous deux descendants d'amis de la Reine Marie Antoinette, s'engagent dans la plus étrange des aventures qui les mènera à traverser le temps jusqu'a l'été 1781. Aurore et François subiront ainsi les sortilèges d'un bijou commandé par Marie Antoinette à un joailier florentin jusqu'au dénouement sur les pelouses de Trianon.
Blue Sheep Red Lily by Terrie Bird
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,250. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Cammilla’s head for business and determination put her at odds with the customs of a male-dominated society in 14th century Florence, a city heavily reliant on its woollen cloth industry and banking. From child, to bride, to mother, Cammilla’s resilience and unwavering fortitude are constantly tested as she strives to secure a future for her family and seeks to unravel the secrets of her past.
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.
Tears of Stone by Allyn Vannoy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,270. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Three men, tied together by a single story, reaching across 1500 years, seeking to tell how the Roman Empire met its tragic end. A fugitive, a spy, and an investigator. Each faces the challenges of his own world, each involved in a journey that defines his life.
The Royal Mile by Mary Daheim
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 184,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In the time of Mary, Queen of Scots, a young girl left destitute by her father’s death meets a pirate in the service of the Queen. They make a bargain: he will marry her, giving her security, and she will not reveal his profession or curtail his freedom. By the time love begins to blossom, it may be too late. First they must survive the turmoil plaguing the court of their Queen.
Cobweb Forest by Vera Nazarian
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.
At Drake's Command: The Adventures of Peregrine James During the Second Circumnavigation of the World by David Wesley Hill
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
It was as fine a day to be whipped as any he'd ever seen but the good weather didn't make Peregrine James any happier with the situation he was in. Unfairly convicted of a crime he had not committed, the young cook was strung from the whipping post on the Plymouth quayside when he caught the eye of the charismatic sea captain Francis Drake, who agreed to accept Perry among his crew.
Daughters of Venice by DIG Publishing Group
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Venice 1570 AD: The well-ordered life of Desdemona Brabantio is turned upside down when she meets the temperamental general Christoforo Moro. Despite a considerable age difference they fall head over heels in love. The unlikely couple gets caught up in a whirlwind of emotion and forges a risky plan: after a secret wedding Desdemona is to follow her husband to the island of Cyprus.
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.
Howell Davidson amongst the Musketeers by Steven R. Culver
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(5.00 from 1 review)
Howell Davidson wants to take revenge on a gentleman who’s fitted him up for a murder he didn’t commit. His immediate problem is surviving the Bohemian rebellion that is plunging Europe into the Thirty Years War. In this first episode of his 17th Century adventures, Howell carries a musket in battle and woos the confidant of a Countess. Finally, he sees justice done as he could never have imagined
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 Contessa's Vendetta by Mirella Patzer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
The Contessa's Vendetta is a historical suspense thriller about a cruel betrayal and a vendetta that will hold you spellbound until its shocking ending!
Lucretia by David Krae
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)
LA FAMILIA BORGIA by George Santana
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Intrigas, asesinatos, aventuras y romance, todo esto está presente la vida de una de las familias mas controversiales de la historia. Los Borgia son el centro de toda esa trama más real que la serie de televisión en Showtime, HBO.
The Stained Glass Virgin by Mason McCann Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance(3.00 from 1 review)
Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,