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The Curse of the Gorgon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.
Legacy of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The secrets of the pyramids have been lost for two thousand years, but Heron plans to build the largest pyramid the world has ever seen to fulfill Alexander the Great's legacy.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
The Weight of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Heirs of Alexandria (Alexandrian Saga #2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
For 300 years it was believed Alexander the Great had no heir, until Heron sets off to find it.
The Blood of the Gods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Poetic Whispers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: British English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poetic Whispers is an anthology of poems written by my mother [Viviane Elisabeth Borg] and me {Robert L J Borg]. We are both published authors of fiction and non-fiction. Poetry portrays our personal emotions: love, sadness, joy, anguish and happiness. Poetry is our beginning and our end. You can find details of our books and our biographies on our joint website
Madame Pedamamaki
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 66,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Madame Pedamamaki takes us into the world of a smiling ‘girl’ who secretly mourns, throughout her long life, the lack of ‘a corner of her own’. Born and raised in Alexandria (Little Paris) Egypt in an overcrowded family apartment and onwards through her three marriages, she constantly yearns for just ‘a small corner and plenty of time’ in which to indulge her greatest pleasure – reading!
Antony and Cleopatra In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 39. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The love affair between Cleopatra and Mark Anthony has been recounted many times--but none with the same tragic grandeur as William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, hundreds of years have made it difficult for many modern readers to see the sensual juiciness of the play. BookCaps modern retelling will help you see the play like never before!
Crime Against the Goddess
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.