Books tagged: france

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The Cowboy Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In May of 1999, Michael Toney was wrongfully convicted by a Tarrant County Texas kangaroo court for the 1985 Lake Worth Texas Bombings and received the death penalty. In November 2000, Michael made the acquaintance of Mr. Bill Davis through the letters to the editor page of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. This book relates the 10 year long struggle of Cowboy Toney to obtain his freedom.
Voyagers and Voyeurs - Travels in 19th Century France
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 257,610. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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A treasure-chest from the golden age of travel. Annotated, humorous highlights from over 100 eye-witness accounts (diaries, journals, collected letters, reports, travel guides) written between 1750 & 1918. By some of the most famous English and American authors of the 18th and 19th centuries, plus a host of eccentric parsons, antiquarians and ladies of independent spirit. A huge read!
Marianne's Vacation
Price: Free! Words: 67,440. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
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In 1973, Marianne Delios turned 40 and her only child went away to college. She traveled to Provence to visit her mother's grave and decide what to do with the rest of her life. Luke Payne's career playing bad guys in B-movies had stalled. He traveled to Provence with a stack of scripts looking for his breakout role. They meet and fall in love. Thirty years pass before the happily ever after.
Finding My Father's War Revelations from the Red Cross Diary of an American POW in Nazi Germany
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
“This is the remarkable story of my father, Herbert Henry Miller, who was drafted into the army in August 1942.” So begins this book about an ordinary man thrust into extraordinary circumstances during World War II. The writer is Herbert Miller’s son, Robert, who discovered his father’s Red Cross war diary at the back of a drawer in the weeks following his 1994 death.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Finding Margo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Margo misreads the map while travelling through France, her husband flies into a rage. Tired of his constant bad moods, Margo walks out on him in the middle of the motorway, into the French contryside. She hitches a lift with a woman truck driver and what follow are adventures and romance far beyond her wildest dreams.. Will Alan find her before she finds herself?
Fresh Powder (A winter romance)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lucy and Claire were once best friends but after a row, they haven't spoken in ten years. Imagine their shock when they are thrown together, not only in the same ski resort in the French Alps but in the same chalet.. Then they are snowed in, together with two attractive men and a couple with relationship issues, which puts both their friendship and their survival skills to the test.
Uneasy Rider - Confessions of a Reluctant Traveller
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Camping and RVing
The antidote-to-travel book! A European Odyssey where brakes fail on mountain passes... a witch curses... Germans travel in a Tardis. Ever thought a trip around Europe in a second-hand camper van would be fun? Then this has been written for you. If not, just sit back and enjoy the ups and downs of the ride. Find out how to avoid getting stuck in a Spanish 'white town' and robbed in Rome - twice!
The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
Stones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,820. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A novel of art, love, intrigue and magic in the South of France.