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The Killing Face - Blind Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,530. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Rookie detective Aramis "Arch" White must find the killers of Noah Bell, his champion in the lawsuit to earn his badge. Arch's pursuit of justice will bring him into the orbit of a group that has plans for a new world order. And this group likes to kill in specific and spectacular ways.
Betrayal: A Novel of Rome
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Servius Curius has inherited the estate of his late grandfather, Lucius Curius, one of Cicero’s spies. After a visit from a stranger, and the delivery of an old document case, his slave attendant Demetrius, who has his own cryptic past, guides his young master to the revelation of a tragic family secret, interwoven with his reminiscences of witnessing the zenith of Cicero’s consulship.
How To Be Old: The Thinking Person's Guide to Retirement
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging, Fiction » Classics
Cicero's ON OLD AGE is now adapted, explained, & updated for today. “Getting old is not for sissies,” said Bette Davis. That's the theme of ON OLD AGE. Except that Cicero did not believe in denying aging or hiding its effects. What he believed had been passed on for ages and still resonates. De Senectute by Marcus Tullius Cicero is adapted by Richard Gerberding & illustrated by Lance Rossi.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
Gratidia: Ancient Rome historical novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
In the historical context of ancient Rome, Gratidia began to write when she was full of dreams and filled many rolls of papyrus with fragments of her life while growing up and becoming a beautiful young woman. Her sentences reflect love, innocence and the events that determined the fate of Rome.
Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.