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Inspired by Art: The Last Concubine
Price: Free! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Inspired by Art: The Last Concubine is a collection of art throughout the ages, around the story of David. This volume focuses on the last concubine, Abishag, the rivalry between his sons, Adonijah and Solomon, and the transition of power to his chosen heir, ensuring his legacy for future generations.
Inspired by Art: The Edge of Revolt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Inspired by Art: The Edge of Revolt is a collection of art throughout the ages, around the story of David. This volume focuses on the rape of his daughter Tamar by her half-brother Amnon; the assassination of Amnon at the hands of her brother Absalom; and Absalom’s revolt, trying to topple David from his throne.
Sister of the Lionheart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 130,490. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
An unforgettable heroine in a novel of the Crusades This historical epic introduces a strong and truly unforgettable heroine, Joanna Plantagenet, whose drive and persistence helped change the course of history.
The In-Between Place (Book Three of the Phoenix Realm)
Series: The Phoenix Realm. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,930. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The Landers have so far foiled the sorceress Saranay’s attempts to lure their beloved bird-girl Avreal to the Eldest Realm. Desperate and thwarted, Saranay sinks to new lows to gain power over her prey. Meanwhile, the conniving Spider King, newly apprised of his granddaughters’ ability to become hawks, threatens to reveal secrets that could plunge Cormalen into civil war.
A Peek at Bathsheba
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,570. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
At the peak of his life, David makes a serious error. His forbidden love for Bathsheba threatens to undo his entire legacy. When she becomes pregnant, he attempts to cover up the ensuing scandal by sending her husband—who serves him faithfully in his army—to his death.
The David Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 194,680. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
The David Chronicles is the story of David as you've never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version, the one he never allowed his court scribes to recount. In his mind, history is written to praise the victorious--but at the last stretch of his illustrious life he feels an irresistible urge to tell the truth. Rooted in ancient lore, his is a surprisingly modern memoir
The Edge of Revolt
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
Even as David finds a way to quell the revolt and come back to the Jerusalem, the road ahead seems unclear. His firstborn, Amnon, is executed by his second son, Absalom, who mounts a revolt to topple his father from the throne. How will David find the right successor amongst his remaining sons, the one who will connect to him and continue his legacy? 
Rise to Power
Series: The David Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,690. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical
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The story of David as you have never heard it before: from the king himself, telling the unofficial version. Notorious for his contradictions, David is seen by others as a gifted court entertainer, a successful captain in Saul’s army, a cunning fugitive, and a traitor leading a gang of felons. How does he see himself, during this first phase of his life?
Heirs & Spares
Series: The Realm, II. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Set amidst the backdrop of Europe's Reformation in the late 16th century, Heirs & Spares is one part history, two parts palace plotting, and a whole lot of juicy romantic intrigue. Break out the spiced wine and sink in to this rousing read.
The Bird Children (Book One of the Phoenix Realm)
Series: The Phoenix Realm, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 226,840. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Coming of age
Avreal of Landers just knows there is something wrong with her, despite her family's protests to the contrary. She has no navel, and she loses her voice on occasion, sometimes unable to talk for months at a time. Her older brother Dominic, a young warlock struggling with his own demons, remembers what his sister doesn't: that she hatched out of an egg and spent her infancy as a bird . . .