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Samurai: Cherry Blossoms Fall

by Alex Ness and Josh Brown

Samurai commonly describes a warrior in Japan who serves a lord, using combat skills and living by the code of Bushidō. But not everyone followed the code so directly, nor was every samurai so bold and courageous. So while the truth is somewhere between the idealized icon of fidelity and bravery, and bullies with swords, this work features the samurai who lived by their code. Through short story, poems, and quotes, this work is meant to evoke, however briefly, life from the viewpoint of samurai....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories
Size: 78 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2017 onward  

Love from Fiesole

by Violet Joyce

This light historical romance is set in England and Italy in the late 1800’s in the days when independence was not an option for a young lady to pursue. To avoid marriage to a man she finds repulsive, Louisa accepts an unusual proposal that turns her life around and brings with it passion, heartache and a deep abiding love....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance
Size: 141 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.40 / 5
18 reviews

The Queen's Choice: Free Sample

by Anne O'Brien

Her children or her crown France, 1399: The Duke of Brittany is dead and his widow, Joanna of Navarre, has inherited control of their land - a testament to her intellect, integrity and political prowess. Then comes an unprecedented proposal from Henry IV, King of England. The price of becoming his Queen? Abandoning her homeland, leaving her children and sacrificing her independence. Henry's hold on the crown is unsteady and war is brewing. With the constant threat of rebellion, Henry will trust no-one - not even his new Queen. Crossing the channel is a dangerous prospect. But the union between Joanna and Henry would bring the chance of a vital alliance between two proud states - if they will allow it. One question. Two paths. A choice that will make history. Praise for Anne O'Brien 'An exc...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance
Size: 560 pages
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
6 reviews

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street Free Preview (The First 3 Chapters): A Novel

by Susan Jane Gilman

In 1913, little Malka Treynovsky flees Russia with her family. Bedazzled by tales of gold and movie stardom, she tricks them into buying tickets for America. Yet no sooner do they land on the squalid Lower East Side of Manhattan, than Malka is crippled and abandoned in the street.Taken in by a tough-loving Italian ices peddler, she manages to survive through cunning and inventiveness. As she learns the secrets of his trade, she begins to shape her own destiny. She falls in love with a gorgeous, illiterate radical named Albert, and they set off across America in an ice cream truck. Slowly, she transforms herself into Lillian Dunkle, "The Ice Cream Queen" -- doyenne of an empire of ice cream franchises and a celebrated television personality. Lillian's rise to fame and fortune spans seventy ...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Size: Unknown
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
3 reviews

The Whispering Mime (The Renaissance Series Book 3)

by Meyers, D

History is decided with a whisper

Shakespere, Shake-shafte, or Shakespeare. Were these three men one and the same, or a figment of the imaginations of Elizabethan England?

Follow William, born a Catholic, raised a Protestant, exiled to become a priest, as per his father's wishes. Adventurer, poet, spy, assassin and lover, with an imagination that defied the conventions of his time, and a name easily confused, mis-signed, and misquoted.

Ink never sleeps; it dries and haunts us forever....

Genre: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, Romance
Size: 504 pages
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Rating: 4.00 / 5
2 reviews

Reflections

by Clifton Kenny and Katharine Vail

It's 1974 in Framingham, Massachusetts, and Shane Sullivan is a lanky eighth grader prone to daydreaming. One morning, while out on his paper route, he snaps out of his latest fantasy to see an aura of light explode around one of his customers. The balding man’s appearance suddenly morphs into someone much older as a mysterious voice imparts words of wisdom. Confused, Shane hurries back home to his life of absentee parents, a lack of privacy from his two sisters, and failing comparisons to his star athlete brother.

But with the help of his friends, Shane further investigates this weird occurrence…and comes to the shocking discovery that he can delve into the ancestral memories of a person’s lineage. As he seeks guidance from a local priest who has secrets of his own to ...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction
Size: 263 pages
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Emma's Ghost

by Kat Karpenko

In the scenic seaside town of Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada, Laura discovers love letters, dated 1918, in the closet of her grandmother's house. She is driven by visitations from the resident spirit to write the story of the lovers, Emma and Andrew. Caught in the turbulent WW1 era, they were brought together in Halifax during the disastrous aftermath of the largest man-made explosion in history before Hiroshima. As turmoil threatens Laura's failing marriage, and a new love emerges, hauntings become more ominous. The question she still needs to answer is - why is the ghost dominating her life. When mysteries unravel, discoveries lead to an illumination of the past, a transformation of her present, and a future with a new twist....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance
Size: 181 pages
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Rating: 3.80 / 5
10 reviews

The Old Balmain House (Old Balmain House - Second Edition Book 1)

by Graham Wilson

Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows.A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. Finally they uncover what happened.Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, an imagined history from early Australia to the present dayWho was Sophie and what happened to her? On buying an old weatherboard house in Balmain, Sydney, we discover her photo, dated 1900-1908, long hidden, along with a small perfume bottle in an old fireplace. Then we discover that Sophie disappeared with a childhood friend in 1908 and was never seem again, leaving a trail of sadness through generations of her family. This book tracks the journey of the discovery ...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 168 pages
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Heart of Bangladesh (Human Tragedy Book 2)

by KaiKazi Dark Stories

Heart of Bangladesh is the second book in the Human Tragedies Series, which is a series of ten standalone tragedies each focusing on a unique Human Tragedy by Canadian author, musician, and filmmaker; Kai Kazi. Heart of Bangladesh takes you back to 1971, when the Bengali people of East Pakistan gained independence from Pakistan and became a sovereign country known today as Bangladesh. The book covers the first three months of the war where an estimated 200,000 women were raped, tortured and killed during the war.In Heart of Bangladesh; in the midst of the Bangladeshi liberation war few fared well. The soldiers, the flames and the utter desolation overcame many, but some fought back. In the middle of the chaos Maryam seeks her brother, Mamun, while Archer, an US ambassador, watches the cit...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction
Size: 129 pages
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Rating: 4.10 / 5
75 reviews

The Privateersman (A Poor Man at the Gate Series, Book 1)

by Andrew Wareham

Early in The American Revolutionary War, young Tom Andrews has to escape from England or face the hangmans noose. He is shanghaied onto a privateering ship. The privateer sails to the Caribbean and enjoys success before Tom and his fellow crewman, Joseph, flee to New York carrying a large amount of illicit booty. In New York they are betrayed and are forced to return to England. As unscrupulous businessmen during the early days of the industrial revolution, they quickly become rich. Tom buys a landed estate and finds himself attracted to Lady Verity, the feisty daughter of an impoverished local aristocrat.

Published by The Electronic Book Company - A New York Times Best-seller Listed Publisher. www.theelectronicebookcompany.com
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Genre: Fiction, Family Saga, Historical Fiction
Size: 230 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
15 reviews

Longshot in Missouri (The Longshot Series Book 1)

by Keith R. Baker

Set in the Western theatre of the US Civil War during the crucial first 18 months, this first novel in the Longshot series introduces Rob Finn to Allan Pinkerton and others who will travel his journey.

Peopled with realistic characters and settings, the story, its plot, locations and cast are drawn from extensive original genealogical and historical research by the author. Introducing fictitious characters to the actual players of those tumultuous times, is both rewarding and challenging for reader and author alike.

Keith R. Baker enjoys genealogy and historical research as hobbies, and has long believed that the best historical fiction tales will always offer enough insight to the period being recorded to allow readers a learning opportunity. Coupled with mature...

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Mystery, Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, War, History, Americas, Nonfiction
Size: 164 pages
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Rating: 4.40 / 5
7 reviews

The Three Fates

by Kate Quinn

The Three Fates

Beloved Emperor Trajan is dead. His brutal successor Hadrian draws ever nearer to Rome. And three desperate souls try to forge new paths in a world turned upside down . . .

THE EMPEROR’S NEMESIS. Battered warrior Vix has always been Hadrian’s bitter enemy, and he vows that will never change, even when he is made Praetorian Guard and Imperial watchdog. But with his family’s lives on the line, Vix faces a bitter choice: kill a friend, or serve a foe?

THE EMPEROR’S RIVAL. Mild, scholarly Titus might once have been favored as Imperial heir, but he never wanted the throne. All he desires is peace in the arms of his new bride—but the jealous Hadrian has other ideas. A horror of bloodshed and violence interrupts Titus’s wedding ni...

Genre: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction
Size: 48 pages
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Rating: 4.20 / 5
10 reviews

If My Heart Could See You

by Sherry Ewing

When you’re enemies, does love have a fighting chance?

For Amiria of Berwyck, defeat does not come easily as she watches her home and clan being ripped asunder. When the very enemy who has laid siege to her home demands her fealty, she will do whatever it takes to protect her people including a hastily concocted ruse that quickly begins to unravel. All too soon, she starts to question whether she can forgive herself for betraying those she has sworn to protect.

Dristan of Blackmore, champion knight of King Henry II, has a reputation to uphold as the Devil’s Dragon. After his invading army conquers Berwyck castle, he sets out to manage the newly claimed estate by training its knight in the art of proper defense. At first, everything appears as it should be, or...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance
Size: 395 pages
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The Sixth Crusade (The Crusades Book 3)

by Mark Butler

Europe - The Dark Ages. The church is bankrupt, the Fifth Crusade a colossal failure. When King Frederick, the Holy Roman Emperor, embarks on the Sixth Crusade, Leonardo di Spie, a spy, thief and killer, is entrusted with keeping him alive against insurmountable odds.

In a sweeping historical saga that races from war-torn Europe to Egypt, Leonardo quickly discovers that the line between honor and treachery shifts like the desert sands, and the road to Jerusalem is steeped in danger, betrayal and blood.
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Genre: Fiction, Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, War, History, Nonfiction
Size: 120 pages
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Fantasy Trade: Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest

by Gavin Rockhard

Kyle travels through fantasy realms in search of macho alpha males. His newest realm is home to Robin Hood and his Merry Men, who are all a bunch of straight studs... but Kyle has eyes only for Robin Hood himself. Can he talk Robin into cheating on his beautiful Maid Marian? Or will Kyle be disappointed by his latest adventure in gay erotica fantasy trade!...

Genre: Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Historical Fiction
Size: 25 pages
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Holiday Trade: Thickest Thanksgiving

by Gavin Rockhard

Martin loves holidays, and he loves the straight men who celebrate them! He'll pay anything for a taste and a tease. Tonight is Thanksgiving, and for one young slab of roughneck meat, that means a night back in his hometown. Lucky for his broke ass, Martin's there, ready to offer money for a drilling by that roughneck's throbbing manhood!...

Genre: Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Historical Fiction
Size: Unknown
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Connie (The Daughters of Allamont Hall Book 3)

by Mary Kingswood

A traditional Regency romance, drawing room rather than bedroom.Connie’s older sisters have managed to find husbands, but now it’s her turn and she is not sure she wants to marry at all. Having only just escaped her late father’s restrictive regime, she’s reluctant to surrender her freedom to another man just yet. If only she could find one who would fall so adoringly in love that he would do anything for her.The Marquess of Carrbridge has been taken in by ambitious young ladies before, and he’s not about to fall for any more trickery to ensnare him. Nor will he be pushed into marriage by his hectoring grandmother. From now on, he’s determined to take charge of his future and do things his own way. But not every young lady is dazzled by his title, and sometimes the best of plan...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Romantic Comedy
Size: 231 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 4.00 / 5
2 reviews

The Syrian's Story

by Zahara Schara

Amir and his family are among the 3 million Syrian refugees stuck in a situation beyond their control. Amir wants his very young daughter to know the truth about the Syria he knew and the reason they fled, so despite being mocked for it he begins to write his story. After a strange sequence of events this personal account of life before and during the war becomes a worldwide phenomenon climbing the bestseller charts. As such the world wants to know, is it a true story and more importantly what happened to Amir and his family. Jacqueline, a journalist from the United States, sets out to find one refugee among millions. What she finds causes her to rethink what she thought she knew about Syria and especially people in general....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Political
Size: 226 pages
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Rating: 1.50 / 5
2 reviews

The Legend of King Arthur: The Captivating Story of King Arthur

by Stephen Klein

The Legend of King Arthur
There is a lot that has been said about King Arthur in the Arthurian Legends. Many people have read or heard about him either as a real person or as a legendary figure. King Arthur is still a great mythic figure of English literature. He was a great warrior, ruler and military leader who united Britain in the medieval period. However, it is King Arthur as a legendary figure that has mostly captured the imagination and attention of readers. What cannot be denied is the influence the Legend of King Arthur has on literature, music, art and society.
The Legend has been portrayed in movies, novels and art, but the reader will get all that in this book. This is a captivating story about King Arthur, the Sword in the Stone, the Knights of the Round Table, Me...

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Fairy Tales, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 111 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 2.00 / 5
1 review

Helena's Choice: A Novel

by Patty Apostolides

It is the summer of 1837 when Helena Cadfield graduates from the Parisian boarding school and returns to Cadfield House, in Oxford, England. There, she receives the unfortunate news that her father passed away in Greece while excavating treasures on her late mother's property. Without funds, she cannot travel to Greece to take care of the property, and thus is employed as a governess with the Stirling family in hopes of traveling to Greece. Her plan comes to fruition when Mr. Stirling procures a permanent position with the Greek government, and the family and Helena travel to Greece. She glimpses the ravages of the revolution, through the poverty of the people and the demolished buildings, but is whisked away to the Stirling house in Athens, where she spends her time as a governess to Mis...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Literary Fiction, Religious Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Children's Fiction, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths, Fairy Tales, Growing Up & Facts of Life
Size: 355 pages
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Warrior Woman: A Christian Novel

by Summer Lee

Four thousand years ago, as the Israelites drove the Canaanites from the Promised Land, they met more than human resistance. They encountered evil giants which had been born from the unholy unions of fallen angels and human women.

In WARRIOR WOMAN, acclaimed Christian author Summer Lee unfurls a standalone adventure romance that expands Biblical history into a fantasy of epic proportions. Achsah, a young woman, is assigned the divine mission of saving her people from the most evil giant of all.

When the adventure begins, Achsah is chosen as official lookout for all of Israel. Her job is to alert her father, a military chief, when she sees the enemy coming. Between hunting for giants, visions from God, and saving people, Achsah is romantically pursued by two soldi...

Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Religious Fiction, Romance, Historical Romance, Christian Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Religious
Size: 268 pages
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A Sixties Book: Spiderwort

by Damon Galeassi

An Amishman, a Viet Nam Veteran, and a tripped-out hippie join the workforce at Three Mile Island Nuclear Plant. Between the rage of Hurricane Agnes and a dose of LSD, the nuclear nemesis is unveiled. "Bold and dramatic. A book that should have been written."-Crow magazine
When Steve Dombrowsky graduates from Penn State in 1969 amongst the chaos of the anti-war protests and the military draft lottery, he unwittingly finds himself on the hippie side. Likewise, Muldoon Gibbs, a Viet Nam veteran, wounded both spiritually and physically, is 'turned on' to L.S.D. by Steve. The two young men eventually find themselves on the workforce at Three Mile Island nuclear plant in central Pennsylvania. Everything is 'sycodelic' for awhile, until Hurricane Agnes floods Three Mile Island, placing it...

Genre: Children's eBooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Horror, Teen & Young Adult
Size: 206 pages
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Little Lost Girl (Old Balmain House Book 1)

by Graham Wilson

A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go?An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney.Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned.So begins a journey to discover an Australian family, five generations, from 1840 to today. Buried in their past is the story of a long lost girl and the pain her vanishing left behind. Fragments slowly emerge from within the walls, stories of those who built and lived in this place.Her identity is revealed but her disappearance remains a mysteryA chance discovery gives a vital clue.Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour, t...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 165 pages
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Kingsman's Wood

by Len Seaver

Harold Covington is the wealthy and proud master of Kingsmans Wood, a fifteen-hundred acre plantation in the fertile red hills of antebellum Florida. How and why Harold became wealthy are secrets that he ruthlessly guards at the expense of all else.To all things there is a cost, and the cost to maintain these secrets has driven Harolds wife, Mariah, to madness. Now these secrets are forcing his illegitimate son, Jessup, to question his own memories and pushing his grown daughter, Elizabeth, to find the truth in order to save them all.But as the Civil War escalates and their lives unravel, Elizabeth and Jessup must first overcome their fear of the consequences. The more Elizabeth and Jessup discover, the more they learn that there will be a cost to lift the curse of Kingsmans Wood.
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Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 357 pages
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Rating: 3.50 / 5
21 reviews

Changing of the Guard (Pomp and Poverty Book 1)

by James Farner

“I thought my parents were killed when two runaway packhorses threw off their loads at the Ebonson Carrying Company…I was wrong.”

Queen Victoria ascends the throne in 1831 and heralds in a new era of prosperity for the British Empire. Whilst the great Norlong and Ebonson families fly the flag for the British Empire, Edward Urwin spends his time scratching pieces of art into the cobblestones of Birmingham.

Life is straightforward for Edward until a strange old man approaches him in the street. With the help of Henry Beechworth, Edward learns to read and use his special talents to win a place at St. John’s Boarding School.

But it isn’t all down to good fortune. Edward doesn’t realise he’s under control of forces far more powerful than him....

Genre: Crime, Thriller & Mystery, Thrillers, Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 282 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward  

Rating: 3.60 / 5
34 reviews

The Female Correspondent

by E.A. Deverell

Beatrice Debord has assumed a male pseudonym in her correspondence with famous botanist, Henry Burbank. When, impressed and intrigued by her knowledge and reticence, he seeks out his correspondent, Beatrice is forced to invent a series of lies for the fictional Mr. Allenham’s whereabouts. A historical regency romance in the vein of Georgette Heyer.

A 15,000-word short story....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Romance, Historical Romance
Size: Unknown
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Tuning the World: The Johann-Sebastian Bach-Novel (Excerpt)

by Jens Johler

The free excerpt of the first German novel about Johann Sebastian Bach contains the Content, and 4 of 48 chapters of the novel....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 40 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward  

Stealing My Heart

by Johanna Jenkins

20 Special Bonus Stories Included!There are not many people that dare travel alone in the Wild West, but Bruce Jackson is one of them. With an unquenchable passion to spend his days in the rough desert, he stumbles upon a small town in the middle of nowhere. There, he meets the Red-Haired Thief, Mindy Rowe, a woman that gets by with stealing money from banks in small, remote towns. However, what will happen when she threatens him with a gun to save her from that town’s sheriff? Can what starts out as a peculiar adventure, end up being a day that changes both their lives? Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited!Scroll up and grab your copy today!...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Romance, Westerns
Size: 1832 pages
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Maid To Mate

by Rebecca Elyon

A daughter is born to be sold As the daughter of a king, Aria of Riverglen has known that her marriage was inevitable her whole life. She didn’t expect to be used to form an alliance with a man with cold eyes and a penchant for pain…Driven by fear and an animal awareness long forgotten by her own people, Aria escapes Riverglen…only to wash up on the shores of enemy territory. She manages to draw the attention of not one prince, but two…There’s Prince Soren with his clean cut good looks and dirty talk and his half-brother the bastard Prince Tristan, rougher edged and known for giving women nights they won’t forget. Drawn to both of them and new to the ways of desire, Aria is forced to navigate an unfamiliar political landscape while trying to understand the new sensations each...

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Short Stories, Romance, Science Fiction
Size: 433 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward  

Three Women of Bavaria: And The King of Sweden

by John Pilkington

In this historical novel, based on actual events, the author portrays three strong women; a peasant, a baroness and her daughter. Their peaceful lives are interrupted as the King of Sweden violently invades Bavaria during the Thirty Years War.
Events focus on the potential nobility of the three protagonists. The book is uplifting, but not without romance and humor, while emphasizing the importance of loyalty to friends, family, country and one’s own personal beliefs.
The author includes color photographs which helped him appreciate the place and time of this narrative in fifteenth century Europe.
After reading the book you may find it remarkable, as did the author, how another woman, a queen (not a fictional character) brought the conflict to an end....

Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction
Size: 170 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 February 2017 onward  

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