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Book: Murder Without Pity by Steve Haberman
Paris, France: dark with fog, riots over police killings, and Far Right demagogues. Such is the milieu surrounding dogged state criminal investigator Stanislas Cassel. However, this grandson of a French propagandist for Nazis during their WWII Occupation, ashamed of his family's history, avoids anything political. Instead he buries himself solving small crimes, which he calls his Little Miseries. [...]
 
Book: Detour Paris - Detour Paris Series Book 1 by Jack Dancer
Tucker Blue, an advertising man and newly-minted mid-life bachelor, is about to fly off on a European holiday to Barcelona with his flight attendant girlfriend when an unexpected love-at-first-sight encounter with the beguiling Monica Reyes lures him into a romantic rendezvous of every man's fantasy. The plane overbooks leaving Tucker and Monica to find an alternate flight. They fly to London and [...]
 
Book: Inspired by Paris - Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French by Jordan Phillips
Part travel narrative and part lifestyle guide, Inspired by Paris: Why Borrowing from the French Is Better Than Being French is a must-read for anyone who's ever dreamed about traveling to or living in France. Author Jordan Phillips is a bona fide Francophile. Just show her a wedge of oozy French cheese or a slightly dilapidated Mansard roof, and she'll swoon every time. Before moving to New [...]
 
Book: Beautiful Soon Enough by Margo Berdeshevsky
Winner of FC2's American Book Review/Ronald Sukenick Innovative Fiction Prize Margo Berdeshevsky's Beautiful Soon Enough is a collection of hypnotic stories that capture the lives worldly, sexual, obsessive of twenty-three arresting women.These are snapshots and collages: stories of women on the outside, looking in; of women content to end their affairs; of young women learning the power of [...]
 
Book: Bogie Sees Paris by Arleen Shabel
A photographic journey of Paris as seen through the eyes of a five-pound Maltese dog. Share Paris with Bogie, a dog who really gets around and has something to say about everything he experiences in the City of Lights. For all those who have thought of sharing Paris with their dog, this is a dream come true. Paris puts out a welcome mat for dogs where other cities may banish them. Bogie began [...]
 
Book: The Phantom Lady of Paris by Calvin Davis
The Phantom Lady of Paris? I knew her well. On the other hand as I later discovered I didn't know her at all. The woman did everything wrong. She did nothing wrong. She was a Jezebel, deceptive in every way. I've never known a more honest and straightforward person. During our relationship, she kept me constantly jittery and perturbed. The happiest days of my life were those I shared with the [...]
 
Book: Chasing Paris by Jen Carter
Amy Winthrow is shocked when her grandmother dies--not because Elizabeth Hathaway's death is unexpected but because her existence had always been hidden. Ever-inquisitive and prone to letting her imagination get the best of her, Amy embarks upon a journey with an unlikely friend to unravel the mysteries of the elusive Lizzie Hathaway. As she follows the trail of broken dreams and promises of her [...]
 
Book: A Woman's Way by Sofia Diana Gabel
A Woman's Way is a novel based on the life story of the 19th century French Feminist, Maria Deraismes. Sofia Diana Gabel blends historical fact with fiction as she details Maria Deraismes' struggle against misogynistic men and the French government during the turbulent 1870s in Paris. Maria gets involved with the Paris Commune in 1871 and rallies behind the new socialist government, thinking it [...]
 
Book: Transformed - Paris - A Quirky Queer Spy Novel, #2 by Suzanne Falter
Transman spy Charley MacElroy travels to Paris to help French authorities break up a Neo Nazi plot to scatter dirty bombs throughout the city. His older lover Electra comes along to study French, but she soon discovers Dickie Borque, an sinister British aristocrat with lavender hair, may be behind the plot. Charley, however, is not so sure. Meanwhile, she and Charley begin having love troubles [...]
 
Book: Critical Failures in Europe - A tale of survival in Paris, and when everything goes wrong on the road by Tom Meitner
This is the fifth book in the "2-Hour Upgrade" series - designed to give you practical, actionable advice to improve your life quickly and easily. The middle of the night. Beauvais, France. No way out, and zero knowledge of the French language. This is where my wife and I were in October 2012. We had spent two weeks on the road, and our time in Paris had come to an end Or did it? With one simple [...]
 
Book: One Night in Paris by Ellis Rose
Josie lives in Paris with her British Flat mate Chrissie, and works with another Brit called Libby. They live the high life going out to bars, restaurants and clubs, usually at the expense of their friend Daniel, who is besotted by Chrissie. At one of these infamous days out Josie meets Max and they begin a steamy but secret relationship. Max already has a girlfriend whom it quickly becomes [...]
 
Book: Paris and Helen (Miranda) by Ariel Setobarko
This is the second book in the Miranda Series of Sycorax Books, intended for very young readers. The story line is a sequel to The Judgment of Paris and describes the events that led up to the Trojan War. The readers are introduced to Paris on his visit to Sparta, the beautiful Helen, her husband, Menelaus, and his brother, Agamemnon. The story is told matter-of-factly, without pathos or undue [...]
 
Book: The Judgment of Paris (Miranda) by Ariel Setobarko
Retelling the essentials of the story of the Judgment of Paris, in few words and with rich illustrations, in a slightly tongue in cheek tone. The story, a catalyst for the Trojan War, contains the seeds of some of the most important works of Western culture, reaching from Homer to Virgil to Dante and beyond.
 
Book: A Vampire in Paris by Cynthia Arsuaga
For over two hundred years, London-based security and private investigator, Ramsey Weiss has existed as the quintessential confirmed bachelor. New Years' Day he is dispatched to Paris, France, to rescue an abducted cosmetics company heiress. In the melee, he butts heads with an unexpected woman. Camille du Bassin is the head chemist at Institut de Beaute Biologique and her niece has been [...]
 
Book: Die in Paris - The true story of France's most notorious serial killer by Marilyn Z. Tomlins
Marcel Petiot, France's most famous serial killer Marilyn Z. Tomlins has crafted an enthralling and suspenseful page-turner about one of history's most fascinating and notorious serial killers. This grisly World War Two era thriller will have you teetering on a slippery edge from beginning to end. Don Fulsom, veteran UPI and VOA White House correspondent, Washington, D.C. reporter, author of the [...]
 
Book: From a Foreign Shore - Stories of History and Alternate History by Andrew Knighton
What if someone had conquered the Vikings, someone claiming to be their gods? What if King Arthur's knights met a very different metal-clad warrior? What if you were ordered to execute a statue, and hanging just didn't seem to work? These short stories explore different aspects of history, some of them grounded in reality, some alternative takes on the past as we know it. Stories of daring and [...]
 
Book: Sergeant Goldsby and the 10th Cavalry - The Worm Turns by Fred Staff
This fast paced, action packed historical novel follows the true life story of George Goldsby. He was born a slave and lived in Alabama until the Civil War broke out and was forced to work for his master in the war effort. He was at Picket's Charge and escaped during the battle at Gettysburg. He served in the Union Army until the end of the war and then returned home to find his life in as bad a [...]
 
Book: Baudelaire's Revenge - A Novel by Bob Van Laerhoven
Winner of the Hercule Poirot Prize for Best Crime Novel - Winner of the USA Best Book Award 2014 in the category Fiction: mystery/suspense "A decadent tale. Commissioner Lefevre's philosophical discussions with artists and poets and a creepy Belgian dwarf are fascinating."--Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review It is 1870, and Paris is in turmoil. As the social and political turbulence [...]
 
Book: Cat and Mouse by Tim Vicary
Cat and Mouse is the gripping story of two sisters fighting for women's rights in the turbulent months before the outbreak of war in 1914. When Sarah Becket, a militant suffragette, discovers that her own husband, a respected Liberal MP, is involved in a scandalous prostitution racket, she takes a knife from her kitchen and goes out into London's West End, determined to protest for women's rights [...]
 
Book: Stoking the Embers of War by Jerry Genesio
Stoking the Embers of War is a historical novel set in Portland, District of Maine, Massachusetts, 1789-90. The Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the American Revolutionary War, was signed less than seven years earlier, in 1783, and though all that remained of the war's inferno was little more than smoldering embers in the memories of those who survived, passions ignited by the conflict [...]
 
Book: Rasputin and The Jews - A Reversal of History by Delin Colón
This book is a well-documented account of Rasputin as a healer, equal rights activist and man of God, and why he was so vilified by the aristocracy that their vicious rumors became accepted as history. For nearly a century, Grigory Rasputin, spiritual advisor to Russia's last Tsar and Tsarina, has been unjustly maligned simply because history is written by the politically powerful and not by the [...]
 
Book: Slave - Escaping The Chains of Freedom by Jacqueline Malcolm
It's 18th Century New York and the slave trade continues amidst an historical political upheaval. Hezekiah Thomas, born the son of a white General and his black enslaved mother, suddenly finds himself a free man. But what is freedom without money? Through a concoction of chance and opportunities, Hezekiah is faced with the decision to go against all of his convictions and become an owner of [...]
 
Book: The Republic by Peter O'Lalor
This is a student's guide to the The Never Realized Republic published in print, (2004) and a Kindle rewrite, (March of 2012). Since the book covers a lot of history it also explains what makes history non-fiction and explains the history of the written word. It is a lesson in scholarship as well as a lesson not only in history, but what history the American Founders were most familiar with. For [...]
 
Book: Forebears by John Needham
When Jay Harding is given his grandmother June's diary after her death he discovers a vivid picture depicting one Englishwoman's life from childhood during the dark times of wartime Britain up to the present day. But he's already learned dark secrets. Prior to her passing his grandmother had told him the story of her forebears beginning in the early optimistic years of the twentieth century, [...]
 
Book: The Never Realized Republic - Political Economy and Republican Virtue by Peter O'Lalor
The Never Realized Republic demonstrates European heritage and English Common-law as being the foundation of society in colonial America and then its subsequent republican society. Before the inception of America's federal republic, in 1788, the Revolutionary generation upheld a traditional republican heritage. This heritage was supported through education, religion, and rooted in the English [...]
 
Book: Empress Wu Zetian (The Legendary Women of World History Book 5) by Laurel A. Rockefeller
The most hated woman in Chinese history! Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, Empress Wu was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary [...]
 
Book: Mist Before the Rising Sun by Jonathan M. Nielson
For those familiar with the Indian Wars, the forty years of conflict fought for control of the Great Plains during ans after the Civil War, mention of the epic fight on the Arickaree Fork of the Republican River known as the battle of Beecher or Beecher's island, conjures images of heroism, sacrifice and survival, suffering unimaginable hardships against insurmountable odds. The distinction is [...]
 
Book: The Gray Ship by Russell F. Moran
Alternate history, military fiction, and a time travel romance. Captain Ashley Patterson is a 36 year old Commanding Officer of a nuclear guided missile cruiser. While steaming toward Charleston, South Carolina in April 2013, the ship encounters a time warp or wormhole. Suddenly, Captain Patterson and her 930 crewmembers find themselves in the year 1861, two days before the start of the Civil [...]
 
Book: The House on the Beach by Joan Fallon
Rocio and Inma meet as children and promise to be life-long friends. Set in Spain, in the years after the Civil War, their unlikely friendship faces many challenges. It is a time when women have few rights and are controlled not only by a dictatorial State but also by an ever-watchful Church. The girls come from different strata of society, one is poor and the other rich. But they each have their [...]
 
Book: The Cult - A Novel of Two Norman Kingdoms (The Abraxas Chronicles Book 1) by Richard Devlin
HONORABLE MENTION, FOREWORD REVIEWS' INDIEFAB BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR HISTORICAL FICTION A meeting of two worlds. A tale of forbidden love. A chronicle of heresy and crime. Set in the late twelfth century in England and Arab-Norman Sicily, The Cult follows the fates of Elise, Edmond, and Martin, three pupils of a learned English scholar. Early in the story, all three friends become caught in a [...]
 
Book: Miss Pink by Ingrid Little
LIMITED OFFER - for a short period this work will be available for download at just 0.99 MISS PINK - INGRID LITTLE - Love in Two Cities - The Perfect Holiday Read - Take a Box of Tissues Though ! In this truly modern romantic tale, Ingrid Little has delivered a story that will make you laugh and cry, cheer and sigh, as she chronicles the ups and downs of Miss Pink. Rebecca Pink is a striking 24 [...]
 
Book: The History of the Snowman by The History of the Snowman
Who made the first snowman? Who first came up with the idea of placing snowballs on top of each other, and who decided they would use a carrot for a nose? Most puzzling of all: How can this mystery ever be solved, with all the evidence long since melted? The snowman appears everywhere on practically everything - from knickknacks to greeting cards to seasonal sweaters we plan to return. Whenever [...]
 
Book: Conquering Passion - The Montbryce Legacy by Anna Markland
Praise for Conquering Passion "Wow,loved this book. It kept me reading until 2am. I had to force myself to put it down to go to bed. This author certainly knows her history." Helen Scott Taylor, author of Oceans Between Us "...a sweeping Norman epic. Markland has done her research and it shows. The plot moves at a nice pace, never lingering. The characters are interesting and likable. The [...]
 
Book: The Keepers of Time (Book Five of the Time Magnet Series 1) by Russell F. Moran
The Keepers of Time - "Something's wrong. What's going on? This isn't right. Where the hell are we?" Ashley said to Jack as they stood on an open walkway of the USS Ronald Reagan. The ship was cruising off New York's Long Island when the beautiful scenery suddenly disappeared. Admiral Ashley Patterson and her husband Jack have done it again. They've time traveled this time 200 years into the [...]
 
Book: The Mona Lisa Speaks by Christopher Angel
Brilliant & confident Robertson Ross, an outdoorsy Canadian computer expert hired to update the Louvre's security system, falls in love with Mathilde, a classic beauty & cultured Parisian art dealer. But, when he discovers that she's deeply in debt to Jacques Renard, a powerful & dangerous lord of the French criminal underground, he has to embark on the risky & thrilling theft of the Mona Lisa to [...]
 
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