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The Sultan's Organ
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Thomas Dallam took the gift of an extraordinary automatic organ from Queen Elizabeth to the Sultan of Turkey. He kept a diary of his thrilling odyssey and its triumphant conclusion. Faithfully translated into prose more easily digested by the modern reader, unembellished and unedited, this illuminating historical source is presented as if its Elizabethan author were alive today.
The Ostraka Plays - Volume FIVE - CONSTANTINOPLE, ITS DREAMS
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Constantinople, once the greatest city ever known, has degenerated into a grotesque; a carnival of buffons and butchers who stumble with abandon and glee through this city's mazes and its endless riddles. In this play, the City is both a meditation and an escape – a dream in which the past imagines the present.
Legionary: Viper of the North (Legionary 2)
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Series: Legionary, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 126,940. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The Danubian frontier is weaker than ever, and a storm is gathering in the north . . .
Veil of the Goddess
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the True Cross is discovered beneath a bombed Iraqi mosque, a countdown to the ultimate Crusade begins. Can Sgt. Ivy Newland control the power of the Cross, or will the Foundation bring about the end-times? Assisted by Capt. Zack Herrera, a mysterious priestess, and growing powers, Ivy flees the CIA, the Foundation, and Iraqi insurgents across Iraq, Turkey, Greece, and Ital
The Thief's Tale
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Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,900. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Istanbul, 1490. A Greek thief snatches a purse which contains a secret that will lead he and his Janissary guard brother into the ever-deepening threads of a plot that threatens not only the brothers' own lives, but the very existence of the Ottoman Empire.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
Strategos: Rise of the Golden Heart (Strategos 2)
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Series: Strategos, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 119,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Stay strong, Haga, for the Golden Heart will rise in the west. At dawn, he will wear the guise of a lion hunter. At noon, he will march to the east as if to conquer the sun itself. At dusk, you will stand with him in the final battle, like an island in the storm . . .
Legionary: Land of the Sacred Fire (Legionary 3)
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Series: Legionary, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
The empire is on its knees, but a last hope lies beyond the eastern frontier . . .
The Twisted Cross
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 46,660. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
This is a story of a great crime committed in the name of God. A Christian crusade called by Pope Innocent III in 1199 to redeem the holy city of Jerusalem ended five years later in the siege and occupation of the Christian city of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
Transcendence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Transcendence is the sequel to Resurgence. Transcendence is a work of fiction in the young adult and paranormal genres. The story blends elements of romance, adventure, mystery, history, reincarnation, unconditional love, and self-preservation. What would you do if you knew the Queen?