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The Gondola Maker
By Laura Morelli
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 16th-century Venice, the heir to a family boatyard rejects his destiny but is drawn to restore an old gondola with the dream of taking a girl for a ride.
The Royal Mile
By Mary Daheim
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 184,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
(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.
El Inmortal
By Traci L. Slatton
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,740. Language: Spanish. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Un muchacho que se pierde en las calles de la Florencia del siglo XIV...
Souls Dryft
By Jayne Fresina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,410. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by TE Publishing-Services. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
What happens when two women meet, more than five hundred years apart. Can one of them make right the wrongs of the past?
Any Man So Daring
By Sarah A. Hoyt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Successful and an acclaimed playwright, Shakespeare hears words that his only son, Hamnet, has been kidnapped into fairyland. He too goes into that not quite real land, seeking to rescue his son and perhaps his soul.
The Musketeer's Seamstress
By Sarah D'Almeida
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,810. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2013 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the summer of 1625, in Paris, Aramis emerges from the water closet to find that his lover, a duchess, has been stabbed in her bed. He knows he didn't kill her, but no one, not even Monsieur de Treville, captain of musketeers, will believe him. Aramis has to leave Paris and go on the run, while Athos, Porthos and D'Artagnan must do what they can to protect their friend's life, honor and liberty
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. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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.
The Master's Reliquary, Book Two: The Song of the Cross
By Jim Dameron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013 by AKW Books. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In the summer of 1381, two souls find each other during a time of political and spiritual turmoil in London brought on by an oppressive poll tax, the warring of two rival claimants to the Papacy, and the preaching of Friar Ball and John Wyclif. A Christian historical adventure.
The Girl Who Saved England
By Rochelle Forrester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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.
Daughters of Venice
By DIG Publishing Group
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,390. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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.
The Rivers of Good Portent
By Mark Igoe
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In 1608 two African princes went to live with a Portuguese family in the town of Tete on the Zambezi River. This is their story, told against the backdrop of a wild and beautiful continent at war, and lost kingdoms of old Africa. The story is told through their eyes and through those of some of the people they encountered.
Evensong
By Victoria Halsey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
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
Series: The Hussar's Love, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: 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: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: 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.
Whitebeam
By K.M. del Mara
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
On the cusp of the fourteenth century, Pippa knows very well that a long-time family friend is both a hot-headed radical and a murderer. But she doesn't find out that he is Scottish national hero Robert the Bruce until she is twelve years old. She also discovers that he is her father.
Rare Traits
By David George Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 173,930. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Brilliant artist John Andrews is a mortal man like any other, but with one exception: he is almost six hundred years old. A story of deception, discovery and determination, Rare Traits follows a Renaissance artist's struggle for survival through the centuries and in the present day where modern technology is starting to unravel his secrets.
Howell Davidson amongst the Musketeers
By Steven R. Culver
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: 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. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
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.