Menachem was a young Jew who had been engaged in the silk and spice business for almost two years. The silk came from China, and the spices from India.
Menachem and his friends bought the silk and the spices from Parthian businessmen in the city of Petra. Parthians bought these goods from China and from India, and sold these to enterprising Jews who traveled in caravans ...
Princess Azmei of Tamnen has a decision to make, and she doesn’t like either option: marry Prince Vistaren of Amethir--a man she’s never met--or let her kingdom’s war with Strid go on with no end in sight. Seeing no alternative, she agrees to meet Prince Vistaren, with the caveat that the marriage treaty won’t be ratified until then. But not everyone wants the marriage to go forward...
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
Where was the ancient land of Tarshish, mentioned in the Bible? Many people have speculated. What about the future of Tarshish in Bible prophecies? Discover what David J. Gibson thinks in this thought-provoking book.
1900's Fruit and Vegetable Merchants Golden Age In Christchurch, New Zealand. Covers the colourful story of the fruit and vegetable trade prior to the demise of owner operator retailers and small growers when decimated by the rise of supermarkets. The trade was vibrant with many ethnic participants and special characters.
Everything has its Price is the story told by a knight's squire about a blind bard's encounter with a dragon. It was originally published in An Anthology of Dragons, but can be purchased separately here. It is approximately 2,900 words in length.
Recently retired Air Force Intel officer Mike Foley discovers the guy who took a bullet for him during the Gulf War may be a homeless guy living in a small desert town. He leaves Chicago to find him. After arriving he finds a local, and very beautiful woman, who aids the homeless. They locate "Homeless Rick." To their surprise, the next morning he's found drowned in one of the irrigation canal
WANTED: Amulet maker.
Soon after amulet maker Madeleine de Repentigny opens her small shop, her fellow merchants start avoiding her. Customers stop coming. And then rumors of dark magic start swirling around, with Madeleine suddenly at the center…
Originally published under the pen name Emma Faraday.
A war created by those who work in the shadows will now drag three different races into a conflict that will mean the deaths of many and a complete change in the world that they live in. On this battle hinge thousands of thousands of lives. Watch as corruption, deceit and pure evil rile with the forces of good to see who will come out on top.