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Each Angel Burns
By Kathleen Valentine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Fiction
Each Angel Burns is the story of three people at crossroads in their lives: Peter, the amiable and brilliant Jesuit priest; Gabe, the good father, good husband, good craftsman, who is Peter's oldest friend; and Maggie, the elusive sculptor they both love. It is a story of enduring friendship, of faith, of great evil and greater love --- and of how they culminate in a miracle.
The Treasure of Tyler Mountain
By David Barron
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
On top of Tyler Mountain lies the ruined abbey of St John. Legend has it that a fabulous treasure was buried there by an order of monks. The treasue was searched for many times over the years with nothing ever found, until out playing one day two young lads Toby and Sam find a hidden passage which leads up to the abbey from the beach. Will they be the ones to discover the lost treasure.
Kosovo Resurrection
By Jed Stone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction
The death of a Serbian monk in the English Lake District begins a search for a medieval Icon that holds the key to modern Kosovo. Spin-doctor Charles Rennie is chased by KLA killers in a fast-paced adventure through the modern Balkans. The trail is spiced with romance, and a spine-tingling final battle at Decani monastery in Kosovo shows that even in death, love triumphs over evil.
Is Hanon Necessary?
By Cecile Roesler
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 18,340. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This book is a collection of actual transcripts of some rare interviews of world-class pianists regarding their views on the relevance of separate technical exercises for the piano. This volume features the opinions of the following well-known artists: Abbey Simon, Richard Dowling, and Jon Nakamatsu.
The Groundskeeper of Kylemore Abbey
By K. Writerly
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Fiction
One day, John Smith simply appeared. He walked onto the premises, picked up a shovel, and set to work in the vegetable garden. He said not a word.
The Leper's Bible
By D Reeder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
At the time of the dissolution of the monasteries the monks who remain at Fountains Abbey are struggling. It is a time of intrigue, corruption and power politics. Within the hallowed hush of the scriptorium two monks are working in companionable silence. Until a shocking revelation challenges their relationship. Will the corruption of others destroy any hope of a miracle? Is belief in God enough?
Love Comes Blindly
By Marie Higgins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction
If love isn’t blind to past indiscretions, can absence truly make the heart grow fonder? A Victorian romance with a touch of suspense.
The Uncommon Herd
By Ian Platt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,890. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Written in 1853 it tells the hard truth about childhood in rural Aberdeenshire. Schooling clashes with having to earn frugal wages cow-herding or other rural tasks. Intelligence, hard work, honesty and good fortune are rewarded when he becomes the Master’s man-servant. Not Downton Abbey, but a fascinating, amusing account of Upstairs and Downstairs in a branch of Scotland’s renowned Gordon family
Sir Thomas and the Abbess Martha
By Rosemary Sturge
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
The ghosts of Mayfield Abbey, wicked Sir Thomas, and saintly Abbess Martha, rarely agree about anything, but when they discover that their beloved stately pile is in danger they may be forced to co-operate!
The Fortune of the Bourbons
By Patrick Bernauw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?