Books tagged: renaissance

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Décades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: French. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Après le chaos de la douleur, le désir amoureux, ses attentes, ses exaltations, ses déceptions. Rencontre entre deux femmes qui va bouleverser leur existence et donner une force insoupçonnée à chacune d’elles.
Ms. Wellington's Oak Tree
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The death of the gods; life in a conservative, American family; the Earth in an age when corporations have taken over; a stoner coming back from yet another trip to Amsterdam; a rebellious youth traveling through Italy during the Renaissance; likely love in an unlikely setting; psychotic daydreams; a fat man stuck in his neighbor's window; and the dark side of living in a Freemocracy.
Threads: The Reincarnation of Anne Boleyn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 126,660. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Threads, a reincarnation fantasy, opens with the death of Anne Boleyn, whose execution appears upon first sight to have resulted from her inability to produce a son for the king. As Anne reviews her life, and several previous lifetimes, she learns about the true depth of her relationship with Henry VIII. Furthermore, she learns that she has been given a hard task: to forgive him.
The Witch Awakening (Book One of the Landers Saga)
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Series: The Landers Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 146,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The odor of burning flesh and the screams of those condemned to the flames disturb the dreams of young Safire of Long Marsh. Safire struggles to keep the curse of her psychic abilities secret, lest she be burned at the stake as a witch in her native land Cormalen. Forced to keep her talents hidden instead of learning how to use them, Safire is ill-prepared to face the evil that awaits her.
Leonardo the Florentine
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Series: The Travels of da Vinci, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,050. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Who are the Medici brothers? Who is trying to assassinate them? Why was the Pitti Palace never completed? And what part does Leonardo play in all of this? Leonardo da Vinci is remembered as an artist and inventor. But who was he before anyone knew his name? This family-friendly novel explores the history and legends of his early years in Florence. It also weaves a mystery of politics and power.
Project Renaissance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
What’s a modern-day Renaissance girl to do? That’s exactly what Emma Thomas is about to find out. Moving three thousand miles to Manhattan to discover her destiny hasn’t turned out quite like she planned. She’s just lost her job, her roommate’s impossibly perfect, and she’s still plain old Emma—until she stumbles on a little advice from the Renaissance, that is.
Day Tours of Rome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010 by Passage To Productions. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
If you are looking for THE eBook tour guide for Rome, then look no farther. This is it. We take you on six, half-day walking tours of over 60 sites throughout the Eternal City. We do not focus on restaurants, and hotels. We describe the sites and routes. We give you the histories, contents and backstories associated with each location. Most important, we show you how to save time and money.
Juggernaut: Why the System Crushes the Only People Who Can Save It
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 184,230. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
A revolutionary new theory of political economy that will change the way you look at the financial crisis, the culture divide, and the system as a whole.
El Maestro Envenador
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: Spanish. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En 1473, con la ayuda de Leonardo Da Vinci, Ghezzo Bardi entra como aprendiz en el taller del maestro Verrochio, al tiempo que ambos jóvenes trabajan juntos como camareros en la famosa taberna de "Los Tres Caracoles", donde el padre de Ghezzo es cocinero. Tras la muerte por envenenamiento de todos los cocineros Leonardo es ascendido a jefe de cocina mientras en Ghezzo nace una oscura sospecha.
The Spear of Lepanto, Books I & II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,580. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
An epic tale of adventure, romance and heroism, vividly bringing the distant past to life. Set in the 16th century and featuring a young and affable Miguel de Cervantes, the story is about the quest for an enigmatic relic Pope Pius V believes will decide the fate of Christian Europe. Only a brokered alliance forced by the Holy See between Spain and Venice can stop the invincible Ottoman Turks.