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The Stained Glass Virgin
By Mason McCann Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,140. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ruled by the iron fist of the Church, Renaissance Rome was no place for a strong-willed young woman. But 15-year-old Beatrice refused to surrender to an arranged marriage or to a crushing lifetime with her brutal father. This is the story of the real-life Beatrice Cenci, whose cunning and ferocity made her a target of the Inquisition. Fighting for her freedom, she risked everything,
Giordano Bruno
By Ghetau Gh. Florin
Price: Free! Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Plays
Giordano Bruno is one of the famous personalities of the Italian Renaissance. The unjust and barbarian death he had in 1600 when he was burnt at the stake in Rome, transformed him into a martyr of the science. This four acts play deals with that Renaissance titan’s human and intellectual journey.
The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
By Judith Mann
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.
Mes Murs Sont De Feu
By Stéphane Humbert-Basset
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: French. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Madrid, 1584. D'ateliers en couvents, d'intrigues en processions, Timoteo découvre la capitale la plus puissante, la plus dévote et la plus sale de la chrétienté. Par son style brillamment anachronique, "Mes murs sont de feu" est un roman historique, drôle et sombre, sur l'art, la vie et les convictions intimes face à une société autoritaire et obsédée par sa propre rédemption.
Unholy Fire
By Don Stratton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,400. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Fiction
Hunter McCoy accepts an assignment to find a lost sixteenth century book written by a physician-theologian who was burned at the stake for heresy. A group linked to subatomic research will stop at nothing to acquire the book first. Their lives constantly threatened by a twisted assassin, McCoy, and a beautiful archivist, must find it first to prevent a disaster of international proportion.
Dark Fires
By Paul Telegdi
You set the price! Words: 136,930. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the late 1400's the world is poised on entering a new age. It isn't know yet if for good or evil. Fighting against the rising protest, the Church unleashes anew the Inquisition to stamp out heresy. Justin, a youth from the street, flees with his adoptive family the persecution. This is a tale of up and down fortunes as Justin tries to solve the riddle of his origins and find contentment.
Maggie's Moon
By Andrew Hinkinson
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Maggie is an old woman who has spent her entire life working to heal others; now she finds herself on the run from an angry righteous mob...
Nightmare Stories
By C. C. Blake
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,010. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction
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
By Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Anthony DeGregorio
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 368,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Plays
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.