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I Pulled Out My Wallet Faster Than James Bond Could Draw His Walther PPK!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: Australian English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I was shaken and stirred when I got into a row with a topless barmaid at Bottom's Up in Hong Kong. I'd heard that James Bond even got away with murder there. It was serene sailing up the Nile and playing the piano in Luxor. I listened to Bud Powell show how jazz should be played in Paris, but was surprised when a vagrant offered me a blowjob in San Francisco after I tipped him $100.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Le complot de Marcus Antonius Primus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,270. Language: French. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
En 70 av. J.-C., la guerre fait rage en Judée, la famine menace Rome où l’Empereur Vespasien vient de prendre le pouvoir. Gnaeus Pontus retourne en Italie pour tenter de se faire oublier, le temps de justifier de sa fortune nouvellement acquise. Rome n’est cependant pas le lieu où l’on peut disparaître. Les complots y sont trop nombreux et l’Empereur trop attentif.
Rome, Florence and Venice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This guide covers a visit to the major Italian destinations of Rome, Florence and Venice. There are extensive descriptions and color photos of the attractions. The three cities are covered individually with information on how to get to each one of them as well as how to go from one to the other. The guide is ideal for use on your smart phone or your tablet.
Hyperborea (Book 4 of the Veteran of Rome Series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Winter AD 103. Fourteen years have passed since Corbulo's murder and Marcus, veteran soldier of Rome, sets out to avenge his father's death and to find Emogene, the druid who holds all the answers. As he closes in on her, Marcus must decide how far he will go for honour, and whether to follow Emogene to the secretive and mythical land of Hyperborea, an epic sea voyage across the Atlantic ocean.
Siamoiseries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: French. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Qui étaient les frères Cornedebœuf ? Furent-ils des Castor et Pollux ? Des Oreste et Pylade ? Quels furent leurs crimes ? Leurs nobles actions ? Comment zigouillèrent-ils père et mère ? Et comment devinrent-ils des bonnes sœurs ? La sourde tyrannie qu’ils exercèrent sur quatre pelés et un tondu, avant d’étendre leur influence sur le reste de la chrétienté, tout cela je vais le raconter.
Photos of Venice and Rome
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a companion book to “Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Oh My!” in the Alexander Co. Abroad series. A book filled with photos from Italy as we explored Venice and Rome, one of our first trips abroad after moving to the U.A.E.
Roman Timecop
Series: Parallel Realities. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lucius Tiberius is a Timecop in a Roman Empire that should not exist. The Roman Empire has stood for more than 3,000 years. That fact is well known. What is not so well known is that the Roman Empire collapsed 1,600 years ago. That was the real world but in the real world someone messed with time. Although Rome exists in almost every time portal, none of the other worlds have Romans in them.
The Schiapello Cross
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,390. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
It was their heritage. It was the SCHIAPELLO CROSS! A maelstrom of international murder and intrigue, something quite new to Detective Sergeant Scobie Tierney of the Irish police. But when it comes knocking on his door, there’s no better man to take it on!
Vampire Esquire's War
Series: Vampire Esquire's War. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
“House of Cards” meets Dracula and the Strain and far worse than contemporary politics. Two thousand years is a long time to be undead. Former Roman Senator, Pierre Leblanc’s, problems are exacerbated by being a lawyer and a vampire though it is unclear which is worse.