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Book: The Fiery Alphabet by Diane Lefer
It's dangerous for a girl to be a mathematical prodigy in eighteenth-century Rome. Daniela Messo and her father withdraw from the world, but Giuseppe Balsamo arrives with his occult magic and the claim that Daniela has inherited the secrets of a long-dead Jewish mystic. Posing as wonder-working pilgrims, they swindle their way across Europe, ever further east, en route perhaps to Jerusalem or to [...]
 
Book: The Devil Take Tomorrow by Gretchen Jeannette
RT Book Reviews. "Historical fiction lovers will easily become lost in this thrilling Revolutionary War adventure." George Washington has been marked for death. British agents embedded in the Continental Army wait only for the order to strike. Racing against time, rebel spy Ethan Matlock sets out to protect the one man who can save the Revolution. Without General Washington, the whole American [...]
 
Book: A Handful of Blossoms by Lara Biyuts
Written in form of a diary, which genre was so popular in the 18th century and which sounds so comprehensible in our time of blogging/webjournals, the novella may be called a love story. A story of a young bride and her weird marriage. Time: 1764, a year after the Seven Years War. Europe. "Shared, secret, celebrated, exploded, subtle--as an unrequited longing or mellowing through the years--at [...]
 
Book: Mozart's Wife by Juliet Vandiver Waldron
Jon Baxley, Editor of Amazing Authors Showcase says it all in his review. "This author's fictionalized account of Constanze Webber--an extraordinary woman who just happened to marry an even more extraordinary man named Mozart--brings 18th Century Vienna and its people vividly alive. Constanze would have been a remarkable woman for any era, struggling with her own perspective on life while trying [...]
 
Book: A Devil of a Time by Gretchen Jeannette
"A devilishly good novel." --The Kindle Book Review Captain Niall McLane might think he has survived the worst that could happen to any man, but as the bloody American Revolution draws to a close, he finds his troubles are just beginning. When Niall becomes a suspect in a grotesque murder, his reputation as a merciless Indian fighter and scalp hunter turns the public against him. Worse, the real [...]
 
Book: Keeping Secrets (Children of the Light Book 1) by Donna Hechler Porter
A woman with a past, a man determined to uncover the truth, and a secret that could tear them apart forever. A Grieving Husband: Amon Cayle needs a seamstress. He has spent the last year rebuilding his life after the tragic death of his wife in a kitchen fire, the same fire that nearly took the life of his eldest son as well. The business of grieving their loss, as well as the work of his tobacco [...]
 
Book: A Handful of Destiny by Tony Nash
From Heaven to Hell via the First Fleet. At Michaelmas 1786, Thomas Nash's peaceful Norfolk farming existence is shattered when, instead of the expected restoration of his family's fortunes, he and his wife, Martha, are falsely accused and sentenced to transportation to New Holland. Both are unaware that the terrifying ordeal of that disastrous voyage is merely the beginning of their torture and [...]
 
Book: Richard Berkeley's Bride by Cate Parke
Will his ambitions and her fears imperil their future? In Charlestowne, South Carolina Colony, 1769, a ship docks containing a treasure beyond most men's dreams Lord Edward's lovely daughter, Alexandra destined for one fortunate man, Richard Berkeley. Although he's the scion of a wealthy prominent family, the arranged marriage unlocks the door to far greater wealth and power than Richard ever [...]
 
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: First Century Close-ups by Roger Penney
Stories based on incidents or characters described in the Gospel narratives of the New Testament in a style which gives the reader a clearer awareness of what was happening and a deeper understanding of the people involved. In particular they help the reader to see Jesus with greater vividness than ever before.
 
Book: Cultural Primitivism in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats by Walt Lamberg
Many readers of poetry who enjoy the work of William Butler Yeats know him primarily for his great poems written during the 20th Century, such poems as "No Second Troy," "The Mask," "On Being Asked for a War Poem," "The Second Coming," and "Leda and the Swan." This book focuses on his early poetry written during the 1880s and 1890s. One key idea is that readers of his later poems can enhance [...]
 
Book: The Game Changers - How To Date Men In The 21st Century by Dahmenah M. and Charyn Gant
This book gives you 12 GAME CHANGERS that gives you tips on How to Date Men and helps you improve your self-esteem, dating life, femininity and how not to let men hurt your feelings. Also, how the small things you do while dating makes all the difference if you're looking for love. You may think you know How to Date Men but if you haven't dated for awhile it's time to try something new. "This [...]
 
Book: Surfer of the Century - The Life of Duke Kahanamoku by Ellie Crowe
Who was named the Surfer of the Century? Read about Duke Kahanamoku's determination, courage in adversity, and good sportmanship as he struggles to become the fastest swimmer in the world and also teach the world how to ride big waves. --- This strikingly illustrated picture-book biography celebrates Duke Kahanamoku, who broke records as an Olympic swimmer and introduced surfing around the globe. [...]
 
Book: Salvation in the Sun (The Lost Pharaoh Chronicles Book 1) by Lauren Lee Merewether
This future she knows for certain the great sun city will be her undoing. Amidst a power struggle between Pharaoh and the priesthood of Amun, Queen Nefertiti helps the ill-prepared new Pharaoh, Amenhotep, enact his father's plan to regain power for the throne. But what seemed a difficult task only becomes more grueling when Amenhotep loses himself in his radical obsessions. Standing alone to bear [...]
 
Book: Trusting Desire (Gilded Passions Book 1) by Alice Langdon
Naive, destitute and alone, Ellie Baker's world crumbles when she's kidnapped and forced into a brothel to repay her father's mistakes. Betrayed to the core, Ellie vows to never trust another man even Gabriel Peterson, her favorite childhood friend. Gabriel can't get past his mother's brutal murder. Drinking, gambling and whoring help him forget, yet his guilt-ridden habits have made him a social [...]
 
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: The Samurai's Lady by Gaynor W Baker
Lady Katharine Davenport She only wants to escape an unwanted marriage. Now she finds herself in a country hostile to her and her beliefs. Will she be able to return home or will circumstances tie her to the Japans? Lord Isamu Fujito All he wants is to heal the sick, not rule a domain. Now he finds himself in charge of a Barbarian woman. Will he be able to send her home and will his heart be able [...]
 
Book: A Ghostly Assignment - . . . and its lasting heritage by Rosalind Minett
This is a long short story about Sara and Jake, two journalist students on their first assignment. They are cynical about finding the ghost a local village is gossiping about, but they have to investigate fully in order to deliver a good project to the university. They soon become involved in a weird experience, taking one of them back into the 17th century. Shaken, they swap notes about what has [...]
 
Book: The Pilhannaw by Richard French
Late in his life, a 17th century governor works to free his colony from a blast of witchcraft hysteria Mid-17th century North America. Simon Willoughby, who has been governor of Sagadac for most of its 19-year existence, takes on the greatest challenge of his life when he decides to thwart a wave of witchcraft hysteria that washes through the colony. He faces a powerful opponent.. Hugh Ridley, [...]
 
Book: A 21st Century Coven by May J. Panayi
May J. Panayi was a practicing Witch for twenty six years. She started out as a solo hedge witch, and later trained with a Coven in Essex, UK, to third degree High Priestess. She ran the Cthulhu Rising Coven in Brighton from 2000 to 2009. She now walks a different path, but has put her experiences and knowledge down in this book. Here you will find an extensive collection of Spells, Rituals, Path [...]
 
Book: The Left-Handed God by I. J. Parker
During the battle of Freiberg 1763, an officer falls. The dying man begs young Ensign Franz von Langdorff to deliver a letter to his father, but Franz, subsequently severely wounded himself, returns home a cripple, unable to honor this promise or support his impoverished family. The letter, however, holds a deadly secret, and someone is willing to kill for it. Before the debt of honor can be [...]
 
Book: Music For My Soul by Lauren Linwood
As the third wife of an abusive French vineyard owner, Madeleine Bouchard hasn't produced the expected heir after three years of marriage. Fearing he plans to kill her, she flees during a trip to England. Unable to make her way home, she joins a troupe of traveling mummers and reinvents herself as the only woman troubadour in the land, captivating audiences with both song and story. Nobleman [...]
 
Book: Assata Shakur - A 20th Century Escaped Slave by Barbara Casey
In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal [...]
 
Book: A Knight for Kallen by Lauren Linwood
**Alexa Aston writing as Lauren Linwood** Kallen de Mangeron grew up in a convent, her noble family never knowing of her birth. When a new Mother Superior informs them of her existence, they send trusted knight Griffith Sommersby to escort her home. Griffith's heart broke when he lost his wife and infant son during childbirth, and he's kept his feelings locked away from the world until he meets [...]
 
Book: A Provençal Mystery by Ann Elwood
Why did a nun in a seventeenth-century convent flagellate herself until her blood spattered the wall? Why did nuns save a child doomed to death in the Holocaust and who wanted her killed? Who wants a lost head-shaped reliquary that holds something other than a head? And are answers to these questions the key to a terrible modern-day death in a quiet archive? When American historian Pandora (Dory) [...]
 
Book: Figs, Vines and Roses by Joy M. Lilley
Joy M. Lilley's first novel 'Figs, Vines and Roses' tells a moving tale of love and loss at the turn of the nineteenth century. In 1888 eight-year-old Issy Merryweather has a comfortable family life in Cobnut Hall, Derby. Sharing carefree summers with her brother Clarence, beloved dog Molly and cherished grandma Ella, Issy enjoys the freedom of childhood innocence. But as she comes of age a move [...]
 
Book: Who Is He? (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Regency Romantic Comedy, sensual, intended for 17+ readers. London, 1806: "I have a cabin booked on the 'Cambray' bound for the Southern Seas," he announces mere hours before they are to be joined as one in the sight of God and Mama and Papa and her very best friend Deborah. Hester had fallen in love with him at first sight, before she knew his true character. Now his ridiculous prank has forced [...]
 
Book: The Yuletide Angel by Sandra Ardoin
It's the 1890s in Meadowmead and someone is venturing out at night to leave packages at the homes of the needy. Dubbed "The Yuletide Angel," no one knows the identity of this mysterious benefactor. No one, except Hugh Barnes, a confirmed bachelor who finds himself drawn to the outwardly shy but inwardly bold Violet Madison, a young woman who risks her safety to help others. When Violet confesses [...]
 
Book: I Stood With Wellington by James Mace
"Up Guards and at them!" In February, 1815, after nine months in exile, Napoleon Bonaparte, the deposed Emperor of the French, escaped from the Isle of Elba. Seizing the initiative while the European powers bicker amongst themselves at the Congress of Vienna, Napoleon advances towards Belgium with an enormous army. The French Emperor knows that if he can achieve a decisive victory and capture [...]
 
Book: An Immigrant's Tale - From Freedom to Slavery in the 21st. Century by Deborah Peters
An Immigrant's Tale took about 3 years to complete. I began writing it because I was angry at the system. It took her 23 years to finally become eligible to receive her green card. She had lost her mother during those years and was unable to return home to bury her. This is a tale of a young woman who gallantly left her country for a better life but instead was burdened and oppressed by her [...]
 
Book: The Shining City by Joan Fallon
'Exotic, romantic and rich with historical detail' Karen McCann 5.0 out of 5 stars - 'Took me to another place / another time.' Darius Stransky This is the story of a city, a city that is now in ruins: Madinat al Zahra. The year is 947 AD, a time when southern Spain is under the rule of the Moors. The ruler, Caliph al Rahman III is rich, powerful and cultured. His lands are, at long last, at [...]
 
Book: Brief Lives by Richard French
An entertainer gets into serious trouble & strives to recover. Decades later, actors stage a play about him. Bosworth Hooper is a fictional entertainer - a stage magician, stand-up comic, songwriter - who lived in the mid-19th century and got into serious trouble after ambition led him to stray from his vocation. "Brief Lives" answers the question, "Can Hooper hold together the family he loves [...]
 
Book: Dead of Winter by Brian Moreland
A predator stalks the frozen woods. At a fort deep in the Ontario wilderness in 1878, a ghastly predator is attacking colonists and spreading a gruesome plague his victims turn into ravenous cannibals with an unending hunger for human flesh. Inspector Tom Hatcher has faced a madman before, when he tracked down Montreal's infamous Cannery Cannibal. But can even he stop the slaughter this time? In [...]
 
Book: Venice in the Moonlight by Elizabeth McKenna
Considered useless by his cold-hearted father, Nico Foscari, eldest son of one of the founding families in Venice, hides his pain behind gambling, drinking and womanizing. After her husband's untimely demise, Marietta Gatti returns to her hometown of Venice in hopes of starting a new life and finding the happiness that was missing in her forced marriage. When Fate throws them together, friendship [...]
 
Book: Into the Void by Emma Stein
The country of Anglina is teeming with social upheaval, and its officials have found an unlikely national hero in a philosopher and social activist named Horace. The Anglinian government has appointed the effeminate, irreverent, and stubborn scholar to undertake a journey around the world to learn the secret of other countries' success. Unfortunately for Horace, most of the societies he visits [...]
 


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