Books tagged: sixteenth century

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Vasco De Nunez Balboa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Vasco De Nunez Balboa journeyed to Santa Maria del Darien in a cask on board one of Francisco de Enciso's ships. Balboa was merely a deck hand after he revealed himself to a most surprised captain. It is lucky for Vasco De Nunez that he wasn't left by Enciso on a desert island. Balboa made it to Darien and became a favorite of the crew. Following an insurrection he rose to lead what is now Panama.
To Sail Atlantis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
When Don Gustavo de Flores had everything taken away from him he had to run for his life. But, once he has learned the truth, he realises that treason is the only way to serve his country. So he sails to the New World with a crew of English pirates, seeking knowledge, seeking his fortune, but most of all seeking revenge.
Quintessence Sky
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Quintessence Sky continues the story begun with Quintessence (Tor Books, 2013). At the edge of the flat Earth, a strange fire burns in the sky, weakening the power of the island and sparking war between human and manticore. Deep in the mountains, an age-old cycle has been interrupted, forcing the colonists to find and reverse it or die.
For the Love of Gilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
'For the Love of Gilly' is an absorbing time-slip novel, where the past interweaves with the present, seeking justice for a wrong that was committed years ago.
Reluctant Queen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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Queen Margot returns to Paris and Henri de Guise. But as her situation becomes increasingly insecure as Navarre speaks of divorce, where can she find safety? Gabrielle d’Estrées, a young beauty, wants to marry for love. But is the love of a king enough to secure Gabrielle the happiness and respectability she craves, and a crown for her son as the next dauphin of France?