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The Smile Ambassadors
Series: The Smile Adventures. You set the price! Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Alternative history
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How does a runaway turtle become a Smile Ambassador to the world? Why do humans experience a felicific beatitude upon seeing this unique creature. What is it about a little girl and her pet turtle that has stadium sized crowds flocking to see them? Based upon the extrospections of Zack and Mack, a real, live, two-headed turtle currently living in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Saint
Series: Assassins Guild, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,020. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Elizabeth Buckley has been in love with Edward Monk for most of her life. Unfortunately he's only ever had eyes for her older, prettier sister. Five years after he left the village to make himself worthy of a Buckley, their lives intersect. This time, she's determined to make him see her and bed her.
The Maiden's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A WEB OF LIES, INTRIGUE... AND ROMANCE In an hour of desperate need, Dame Frevisse is forced to journey to London to find aid for her beleaguered nunnery. She seeks her wealthy cousin Alice, wife of the earl of Suffolk. But with a new Parliament warming to its arguments, she finds Alice caught between the powerful Gloucester, the sinister Bishop Beaufort, and the darkly handsome Duke of Orleans.
The Prioress' Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Under the harsh hand of its newly elected prioress, St. Frideswide's has become a place of deadly sin. The corruption has found fertile soil in the rage and greed of Domina Alys, who has turned the priory into a boarding house for her relatives, the Godfreys. If Frevisse cannot save the nunnery from itself, then St. Frideswide's may be no more... NOMINATED FOR THE 1998 EDGAR AWARD
The Murderer's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The wealthy Lionel Knyvet has been possessed by a foul demon. Seeking relief from the horrific terrors visited upon his body each fortnight, Lionel has dragged his entire household on an endless pilgrimage across the breadth and length of England. Dame Frevisse wants merely to enjoy the peace of the road, but instead finds herself draawn into the vilest depths of the human soul.
Winter Heart
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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One man has been kidnapped. Another has been murdered. In the bleakest depths of winter, Frevisse finds her soul chilled with the heavy burdens of duty and responsibility. Even the warmth of charity is in short supply as the villagers of Prior Byfield turn against each in bloody feuds of greed and rage, weaving knots of treachery which even the clever Frevisse may find hard to unwind.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
The Midwife's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cisily Fisher has died in childbirth and now the village of Priors Byfield is held in a grip of fear. Can Dame Frevisse find the root of misery behind a murderer's sin before the next lethal blow falls? Or will be the village be lost in a hue and cry of terror? The gentling touch of the midwife may calm the tortured soul... or give birth to a bitter death.
The Witch's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live... Witchcraft has come to the peaceful village near St. Frideswide, and its foul touch is striking down those closest to the church. Can Dame Frevisse thwart the servants of the devil before the hellfire of hysteria sears the souls of the faithful? Or is there more to this magic than meets the eye? The truth can only be found in the Witch's Tale.
The Bishop's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...