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Winter Heart
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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One man has been kidnapped. Another has been murdered. In the bleakest depths of winter, Frevisse finds her soul chilled with the heavy burdens of duty and responsibility. Even the warmth of charity is in short supply as the villagers of Prior Byfield turn against each in bloody feuds of greed and rage, weaving knots of treachery which even the clever Frevisse may find hard to unwind.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
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Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
The Bishop's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
"MAY GOD STRIKE ME DOWN WITHIN THE HOUR!" To the guests at the mourning feast for Thomas Chaucer, the last words of the detested Sir Clement Sharpe had been enough to damn him in the eyes of God. But the crafty Dame Frevisse and cunning Bishop Beaufort suspect that there may be an all-too-mortal hand at work in Sir Clement's death...
The Boy's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
"Sanctuary! In God's name you must give it!" A dark lady rides back into the life of Dame Frevisse, bearing with her two small boys haunted by the touch of death and scandal. Nine men lie dead on the road behind them, victims of the grim fate which relentlessly pursues them. Some seek to turn them away, but when they request sanctuary Frevisse is bound by her holy oaths to grant it.
The Outlaw's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,520. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Leaving the safety of her nunnery walls behind, Dame Frevisse is waylaid on the King's Highway by a band of outlaws and drawn into an unholy web of treachery and deceit. The Outlaw's Tale is the third installment of award-winning author Margaret Frazer's twice Edgar-nominated Dame Frevisse Medieval Mystery series.
The Dormitory of the Friable Little Girls
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Horror » General
When Melanie's mother dumps her at the Little Flower Preparatory College for Girls, Melanie can handle the uniforms and the 6 a.m. wake-up calls. But when the nuns' discipline turns savage and Melanie discovers that the parents have essentially abandoned them, Melanie must save herself and her best friend, even if it means consorting with a vampire.
Trotter's Bottom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,350. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ophelia O. is returning from maternity leave to her job as a solicitor in the sleepy Yorkshire market town of Rambleton. But on the steps she is accosted by a Russian chess grandmaster ... This gripping tale of murder, corruption and the theft of pink piglets, first published by Headline in 1997, is a hilarious follow-up to Tanya Jones' Ophelia O comic novels. 'A tremendous talent.'
Ophelia O. and the Antenatal Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ophelia O., lawyer, bread-winning wife and mother of (almost) six, plans to relax during her long-awaited maternity leave. But her mysterious midwife, slimy rival solicitor, conspiring children and hedgehog-loving eco-nuns appear to have other ideas... First published by Headline in 1995, this was the 'eagerly awaited' (Yorkshire Evening Press) second Ophelia O. comic crime novel.
Mail-Order Kid: An Orphan Train Rider’s Story
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mail-Order Kid looks at the orphan train movement through the eyes of one small child who yearns to know her "real" mother, survives a tortured childhood, and ultimately, as an adult, comes to terms with her past, her faith, and herself.
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.