Books tagged: inquisition

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Nightmare Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Horror » General
In 2012, Twice Told Tales proudly published five of C. C. Blake's journeys into the unknown and the macabre. The Nightmare Stories mini-collection contains these four chilling dark fantasy stories and one terrifying tale in the contes cruels tradition for one low price. Contains material originally presented in "Confess, Witch," "Divinest Sense" and "The Sacrifice."
The Jewish Connection
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
The Goddess & The Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 368,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This book covers a broad range of issues discussed between Marcus and the Prisoner against the backdrop of the Salem Witch hysteria of 1692. As the despotic Marcus issues writs of accusations against "witches" in his employer's absence, his latest Prisoner makes a profound request that forces Marcus to confront the Devil within himself and the evil that plagues Salem Village.
Marcelo's Secret
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,180. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Jack G Hardy. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Spanish Inquisition Terror: Marcelo Espinosa, raised as a Catholic, learns the peril of his true Jewish heritage. His secretly practicing Jewish parents are summoned to trial for heresy. Seeking to shield Marcelo from torture and burning at the stake, his parents make covert arrangements for him to become a novice monk. Later, Marcelo sails for Mexico with falsified Catholic birthright papers.
Die Schreiberin des Dogen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,670. Language: German. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Venedig, 1378. Im Schatten zweier Päpste hütet Schreiberin Catarina Geheimnisse, auch ihr eigenes. Der Inquisitor Alessandro Fortesi sucht Venedig heim und buhlt um ihre Liebe, droht ihren Geliebten Michele zu töten. Als Catarina Alessandros teuflischen Plan erkennt, stellt sie sich ihrer Vergangenheit. Sie reist nach Rom, um das Leben ihrer Tochter Alicia und ihres Geliebten Michele zu retten.
Trillion Dollar Eden
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set in the year 2047, this literary intrigue is strongly themed around overpopulation and environmental degradation. The government offers the Near Death Experience (NDE) as part of the health system, to encourage voluntary euthanasia among the old and sick. Women must get a permit to bear a child, based on someone else’s death. A rich playboy thinks he can deal with the problems with a new Eden.
The Tattooed Witch
Series: The Tattooed Witch, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,960. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Miriam Medina and her father are accused by the Inquisition of murdering a high priest, Miriam knows justice is impossible. Their accuser, the Grand Inquisitor, is in fact, the real murderer. Miriam's only hope is to resort to her long dead mother's magical legacy: the resurrection of the dead through a magical tattoo.
Religion: History and Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,260. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
War, Power, Greed, Jihad, Inquisition, Crusades and Extremists, all words we associate with religion. Shamans, priests, prophets and magicians, servants of the gods, mediums of power, or frauds? 22 religions, examined, exposed and deciphered. Religion: History and Mystery explores the ancient and modern religions which have dominated the world for 6000 years.
The Sacred and the Profane
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » General
The Sacred and The Profane is a historical novel based in 18th century Florence. Against the backdrop of the Roman Catholic Church and the feared Inquisition,this is a dark, passionate tale which contains a whole wealth of ingredients: scandal; romance; injustice; cruelty; torture; murder; fear; passion...but over-riding it all is the infallible ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity.
Giroflée - Vie et mort d'une sorcière
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Giroflée veut vivre autrement que les autres femmes. Elle ne subira pas le sort de sa mère, accablée de misère et de maternités. Alors, elle entreprendra une carrière de guérisseuse. Entre rivières et montagnes, apprentissages et amitiés précieuses, elle saura se forger une existence conforme à ses rêves. Elle connaîtra même une forme de gloire.