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Celtic Christianity and the First Christian Kings in Britain: From Saint Patrick and St. Columba, to King Ethelbert and King Alfred
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015 by ByFaith Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » European
Celtic Christianity is as exciting as it is intriguing, from the first native Christians in the British Isles, through to the great saints such as Patrick and Columba; coupled with the trials and triumphs of the historic Anglo-Saxon kings.
The King's Ships
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This book, Volume Two, continues Ranulf's story as he oversees the preparation of the King’s fleet of warships that becomes the embryo of our modern day Royal Navy. It should have been a straightforward task, but it became mired in the politics and greed of the King’s councillors, something that would never have happened if the King had been in residence.
Pirates!
Series: A Reluctant Warrior, Volume 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,590. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Pirates! This word often brings to mind the popular image of swashbuckling heroes such as “Blackbeard” and his contemporaries, but some of the earliest known Pirates were women and one of them was none other than King Alfred the Great’s daughter; the Princess Aethelflaed. After the King’s death, the Princess took control of the embryo Royal Navy and took up the cause of ridding the British shores.
A Twisted Cross
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: British English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a story of a great crime committed in the name of God. A Christian crusade called by Pope Innocent III in 1199 to redeem the holy city of Jerusalem ended five years later in the siege and occupation of the Christian city of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire.
The Devil's Monk
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Britain in the tenth century was a dangerous place for books and wisdom, for the waves of Viking invaders had no use for scholars, destroying the libraries along with the buildings that held them and those who lived there. The Saxon King Alfred was ailing of a mystery disease that none had so far been able to cure. As he weakened, so his plans for a peaceful and united country came under increasin
The King's Jewel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,560. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Shara’s a normal 2050s schoolgirl, able to escape the English monsoon and visit her grandparents in South Africa, but just a normal 12 year old. Or so she thought. First were Granddad's stories of ancestors who were kings - gods even! Then a stalker with a strange tale to tell. Next thing she knows, Shara is waking up in a palace, on a mission to retrieve alien technology from Alfred the Great!
Victorious Christians - Who Changed the World
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / History, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Victorious Christians – Who Changed the World,will inspire a new generation of dedicated Christians with the incredible examples of excellence provided by some of the most colourful and effective Christians in history.
Ten Women with a Past
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A collection of articles published during 2011 in the online biographical magazine, Egopendium. Ten women of today assessed, not always sympathetically, by great figures from the past who had similar talents or achievements.