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Reinterpreting Genoese Civil Conflicts: The Chronicle of Ottobonus Scriba
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
A compelling new study of conflicts in Genoa during the 12th century. This book takes on the established orthodoxy about the extent, nature and effects of family conflicts and other civil disputes in medieval Genoa. As Emanuele Ferragina writes in the Foreword, Inguscio "brings history and its complexity back in, and he does so in a clear and empirically informed way." History and violence abound.
Widow's Pique (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #10)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, she assumes the contract he wants her to sign is for wine. How wrong can she be? Virtually a prisoner in a land where brutality is ingrained, she is deeply suspicious of the recent run of bad luck that has befallen the King’s family. And where is he? If the King was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the Palace?
Second Act (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #9)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, And then you’ll have to pay." Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island in the Adriatic seems the perfect refuge. Shaded by figs and pomegranates, Leo’s villa is surrounded by plunging cliffs, sandy coves and hillsides scented by carpets of wild herbs. Then a pirate ship anchors in the bay, and immediately a fire breaks out, an apprentice is murdered, and sinister messages are delivered on the point of a spear...
Dream Boat (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #7)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius is broke. Skint. Borassic. Cleaned out. Bust, and on her uppers. So when her teenage stepdaughter Flavia is abducted, Claudia can't just throw money at the problem. The cash simply isn't there—since her husband died, his fellow businessmen have banded together to freeze her out of trade. And the delectable Orbilio can't help—he's been placed under strict house arrest...
Black Salamander (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #6)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What better opportunity for a beautiful young widow than to join a prestigious trade delegation bound for Gaul? And let's not forget the promise of riches for delivering a certain pouch, sealed with the sign of the black salamander. Except things are never that simple when Claudia Seferius is involved.
Jail Bait (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #5)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A deadly contagion may have sent many of Rome’s wealthier citizens fleeing to the country, but for Claudia Seferius a plague is the least of her worries. For she has “temporarily borrowed” 3,000 sesterces from local millionaire Sabbio Tullus. OK, so she’d had to break into his depository to get at it, but did he really need to set the army after her?
Wolf Whistle (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #4)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Five slave women have been murdered on Market Day, so it isn’t a safe time for Claudia to be chased by dogs into the darkest streets of Rome. In the back alleys of the capital city, Claudia finds an abandoned boy, Jovi, and takes him home with her. A killer is stalking the streets, his victims linked by a tattoo that marks them as the "children of Arbil." But Arbil is no loving father...
Stone Cold (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #11)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Watcher waited until she bent down to gather a handful of bilberries. The woodland floor was soft and springy. The Watcher’s feet made no sound. Claudia was just ten when her father marched off to war and never came home. Now it’s time to uncover the truth about his disappearance.
Clair-Obscur. Part 1, 2
Series: Clair-Obscur. Price: $149.00 USD. Words: 171,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Clair-Obscur is my novel La Lune Blanche, re-published with the new title. The need to change the title of the novel was brewing, and it’s done. “The ageless man’s nice diary of pleasure. Man has no age. His pleasure has no measure.” It may be said about my first novel Clair-Obscur, and some could say that it is not new. Old is gold.