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Game of Patience
Series: Aristide Ravel Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,660. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Paris, 1796. Police investigator Aristide Ravel is confronted with a double murder in a fashionable apartment--the daughter of a wealthy family and the man who was blackmailing her. From Paris's gritty back alleys to its glittering salons, in feverish, decadent postrevolutionary France, Ravel's investigation leads him to hidden secrets, crimes of passion, and long-nurtured hatreds.
Un balcon sur l'Arno
Price: $7.37 USD. Words: 120,680. Language: French. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
De Paris à Florence, deux jeunes étudiants en histoire de l'art, tous deux descendants d'amis de la Reine Marie Antoinette, s'engagent dans la plus étrange des aventures qui les mènera à traverser le temps jusqu'a l'été 1781. Aurore et François subiront ainsi les sortilèges d'un bijou commandé par Marie Antoinette à un joailier florentin jusqu'au dénouement sur les pelouses de Trianon.
La Guerre de Vendée [l'amnésie de l'histoire de France]
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 215,610. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Cette anthologie sur La Guerre de Vendée, enrichie de cartes et d'illustrations, représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France et demeure également peu connue des Français. Cette partie de notre histoire, comme vous allez pouvoir le découvrir, a été occultée par l'histoire officielle, et est absente des manuels scolaires.
The Executioner's Heir: A Novel of Eighteenth-Century France
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
Charles Sanson, like all executioners in 1760s France, is a pariah; the hangman’s son must become one himself, for society’s doors are closed to him. Charles tries to live like an ordinary man and forget the horrors he witnesses, but at last he cannot reconcile the law’s brutal demands with his conscience, in this true story of a pair of tragic, converging lives just before the French Revolution.
Errant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(5.00)
In 18th century France, a noble family prepares to celebrate their daughter’s arranged marriage by holding a traditional unicorn hunt. But when an unusual nun arrives at the chateau with her beloved pet to help the rich girl train, nothing goes as expected. Starring hunters, fine ladies, fancy frocks, and killer unicorns. A standalone novelette set in Peterfreund’s killer unicorniverse.
Beautiful Monster
You set the price! Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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"I am told it is wonderful to be beautiful. That there is nothing better in the world than a pretty face. But I disagree. People are blinded by beauty. When they look at me, it is all they see."