Books tagged: louis xiv

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The Ambitious Stepmother
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Third in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew, a pair of Restoration detectives dubbed Cagney and Lacey in corsets. The investigation involves unravelling plots against three kings and negotiating the culinary eccentricities of the Court of Versailles
A Glass of Water
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,480. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Don't look now, but...what dramatic form would you expect the French to impose on English history? Bedroom farce, of course. Good Queen Anne and the Churchills, Winston's ancestors, are here in Eugene Scribe's nineteenth-century classic, riding high as the Duke and Duchess of Marlborough.
Famous Men of the 16th & 17th Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
28 biographies from Queen Elizabeth I (who came to the throne in 1560) through King Louis XIV who died in 1715. The 17th century was an age of religious wars and revolutions. It was also the century in which the English and French established colonies in North America. Key biographies are James I, Charles I, Cromwell, Champlain, Captain John Smith, William Bradford, and John Winthrop.