Keywords: historical fiction

Amber

Amber


Stephan Collishaw

ISBN: 9781910570012
Year of publication: 2015

Stephan Collishaw AMBER For Marija Prologue Heres a tale, Vassily said, his hand stroking his thick dark beard. There was a trader from Egypt who had in his possession a beautiful jewel. He arrived at the court of Timor the Lame in Samarkand. Amir Timor was away in battle and so it was to his wife, the young queen, that the trader was introduced. When the wife of the Amir Timor first laid eyes upon the jewel the Egyptian was carrying, she knew she must have it to present as a gift to her husband ...

Keywords: Afghan War contemporary fiction Historical Fiction Military
Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome

Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

ANTONINA OR, THE FALL OF ROME by WILKIE COLLINS PREFACE In preparing to compose a fiction founded on history, the writer of these pages thought it no necessary requisite of such a work that the principal characters appearing in it should be drawn from the historical personages of the period. On the contrary, he felt that some very weighty objections attached to this plan of composition. He knew well that it obliged a writer to add largely from invention to what was actually knownto fill in with ...

Keywords: 3rd-6th centuries -- Fiction Goths -- Fiction Historical fiction Rome -- History -- Germanic invasions
The Corps 09 - Under Fire

The Corps 09 - Under Fire


Griffin WEB

ISBN:
Year of publication: 101

This document was generated by ABC Amber LIT Converter program W E B Griffin - Corp 09 - Under FireTHE CORPS is respectfully dedicated to the memory of Second Lieutenant Drew James Barrett III, USMC Company K, 3d Battalion, 26th Marines Born Denver, Colorado, 3 January 1945 Died Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam, 27 February 1969 and Major Alfred Lee Butler III, USMC Headquarters 22nd Marine Amphibious Unit Born Washington, D.C., 4 September 1950 Died Beirut, Lebanon, 8 February 1984 and ...

Keywords: adv_history Adventure Adventure fiction Historical Fiction Military
White Lies

White Lies


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781775533078
Year of publication: 2013

White Lies The Novella by Witi Ihimaera For John Barnett, who persists in putting New Zealand stories on screen. WITI IHIMAERA Introduction In 2007, I received a call from Rosa Bosch, a friend of mine in London. Rosa, an effervescent, incredibly well-connected film sales agent, had worked with us in bringing Whale Rider to the international market. Her expertise in the HispanicLatin American market is legendary. She knows every player and all the talent new and established. She told me that a ...

Keywords: Arts & Photography Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Genre Fiction Health; Fitness & Dieting Historical Historical Fiction Humor & Entertainment Literature & Fiction Movies Performing Arts Personal Health Politics & Social Sciences Screenplays Women's Fiction Women's Health Women's Studies
Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies

Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies


W E B Griffin, William E Butterworth IV

ISBN: 9780399155666
Year of publication: 2009

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright PageI II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI POSTSCRIPT ALSO BY W.E.B. GRIFFINHONOR BOUNDHONOR BOUNDBLOOD AND HONORSECRET HONORDEATH AND HONORand William E. Butterworth IVBROTHERHOOD OF WARBOOK I: THE LIEUTENANTSBOOK II: THE CAPTAINSBOOK III: THE MAJORSBOOK IV: THE COLONELSBOOK V: THE BERETSBOOK VI: THE GENERALSBOOK VII: THE NEW BREEDBOOK VIII: THE AVIATORSBOOK IX: SPECIAL OPSTHE CORPSBOOK I: SEMPER FIBOOK II: CALL TO ARMSBOOK III: ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 American Historical Fiction Espionage Fiction Fiction - Men's Adventure General Germany Historical Historical - General Intelligence officers Intrigue Nazis Prisoners of war Secret service United States War & Military World War
Echoes

Echoes


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240785
Year of publication: 2005

A mothers love, a daughters courage and their unwavering faithECHOES PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops. She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues. Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal with ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 1939-1945 - Underground movements 1939-1945 - Women 1940-1945 American Catholics Christian converts from Judaism Concentration camp escapes Concentration camp inmates Contemporary Fiction France France - History - German occupation General Historical Historical fiction Jewish Love stories Mothers and daughters Nuns Romance War & Military War stories Women Women - Europe World War
Flame of the West

Flame of the West


David Pilling

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

David Pilling Flame of the West 1. Abbey of Rhuys, Brittany, 571 AD No father should have to bear the loss of his son. Of all the cruelties and hardships God saw fit to heap upon my head, this was the worst. Abbot Gildas, who knows something of my history, sometimes asks to join me in praying for the soul of Arthur. He does not know I pray for my sons wellbeing, not his soul. I last set eyes on him almost twenty years ago, near the banks of the Po in northern Italy. If I shut my eyes, I can ...

Keywords: & Fiction Genre Fiction Historical Historical Fiction Literature Military War
Siege of Rome

Siege of Rome


David Pilling

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

David Pilling Siege of Rome Prologue Abbaye de Rhuys, Brittany, 570 AD The glory of Britain is dead. News has reached our monastery of a battle fought in the west of the island, not far from the scene of Arthurs great victory at Mount Badon. On this occasion it has pleased God to allow the Saxons the victory. No less than three British kings were left dead on the field, their blood mingled with that of five thousand British warriors. The Saxons, they say, attacked at dawn, while the Britons were ...

Keywords: & Fiction Genre Fiction Historical Historical Fiction Literature Military War
Sons of Taranis

Sons of Taranis


S J A Turney

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

S. J. A. Turney Sons of Taranis Prologue Aulus Vincentius stamped his feet in the cold morning air and blew into his frozen hands, his eyes playing across his meagre domain while the adjutant rattled on and on about supply routes and wagon capacities, traders fees and endless excruciating mundanities. The young, pink faced clerk seemed oblivious to his commanders waning interest as he trotted out figures and facts that went unheard. Beyond the eager fellow, the depot that had been Vincentius ...

Keywords: & Fiction Genre Fiction Historical Historical Fiction Literature Military War
The Werewolf of Bamberg

The Werewolf of Bamberg


Oliver tzsch

ISBN: 9781503908161
Year of publication: 2015

Oliver Ptzsch The Werewolf of Bamberg Why do we search so diligently for sorcerers Hear me, you judges, and I will show you where they are. Rise, attack the Capuchins, Jesuits, and all the members of holy orders. Attack them, they will confess. If any deny, torture them three times, four times, and theyll confess. . . If you want more, attack the prelates, canons, theologians, and they, too, will confess. How can these delicate, gentle men endure something like that FRIEDRICH SPEE VON ...

Keywords: & & & & Crime European Fiction Genre Fiction German Historical Historical Fiction International Mystery Literature Mystery Mystery; Thriller Suspense Suspense Thrillers Thrillers World Literature
A Company of Swans

A Company of Swans


Eva Ibbotson

ISBN: 9780230014848
Year of publication: 2008

A Company of Swans by Eva Ibbotson For Patricia Veryan The Author Eva Ibbotson was born in Vienna, but when the Nazis came to power her family fed to England and she was sent to boarding school. She planned to become a physiologist, but hated doing experiments on animals, and was rescued from some fierce rabbits by her husband-to-be. She became a writer while bringing up her four children, and her bestselling novels for both adults and children have been published around the world. Her books ...

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The Scourge of Thracia

The Scourge of Thracia


Gordon Doherty

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Gordon Doherty The Scourge of Thracia Prologue: The Shipka Pass August 377AD An eagle circled the azure sky, eyes scouring the slopes of the Haemus Mountains for prey, hunger gnawing at its belly. As if helping the eagle in its search, the warm summer wind strengthened and skirled around the craggy grey spurs of rock, buffeting the jagged silvery peaks and combing through the hardy foliage clinging to the slopes. Yet this yielded only spoors, puffs of dust or shuddering bushes where rodents had ...

Keywords: Historical Fiction
Rogue Warriors 2

Rogue Warriors 2


Sam Barone

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Sam Barone Rogue Warriors 2 Horse Thieves Eskkar and Bracca rode into the small village before the late afternoon sun touched the horizon. To Eskkars eyes, this handful of crumbling and sagging mud huts clustered about a rock-walled well didnt even deserve to be called a village. In fact, the central well appeared to be the sturdiest structure within miles, and the only one not likely to fall down before morning. He glanced around, always alert to the possibility of some villager taking offense ...

Keywords: & & & Action Adventure Fiction Genre Fiction Historical Historical Fiction Literature One Hour (33-43 Pages) Teen Young Adult
The Long Sword

The Long Sword


Christian Cameron

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Christian Cameron The Long Sword GLOSSARY Arming sword A single-handed sword, thirty inches or so long, with a simple cross guard and a heavy pommel, usually double edged and pointed. Arming Coat A doublet either stuffed, padded, or cut from multiple layers of linen or canvas to be worn under armour. Alderman One of the officers or magistrates of a town or commune. Bailli A French royal officer much like an English sheriff or the commander of a langue in the Knights of Saint John. Basilard ...

Keywords: Historical Fiction
Force of Kings

Force of Kings


Christian Cameron

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Christian Cameron Tyrant: Force of Kings Prologue It should have been the day of his greatest triumph. Stratokles was dressed in his very best a chiton with flames of Tyrian red licking up the shining white wool from the hems, themselves so thick with embroidery that the gold pins that held it together were difficult to push through the cloth. Over his shoulder hung a chlamys of pure red-purple, embroidered in gold, and on his brow sat a diadem of gold and red-purple amethysts, worth the value ...

Keywords: Historical Fiction

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