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The Bad Attitude Bunny Escapades By Ashley Jefferson
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In "Bunny Money" Annabelle is a cash strapped waitress at the luxurious il Trieste restaurant. She isn't thrilled to be working on her Easter holiday and starts the evening off coming in... More > late. Things get worse when Gino, the owner, makes her wear a sex bunny costume and assigns her only a single table for the night in the private dining room upstairs. Roderick Blackburn is the world's grumpiest billionaire with a penchant for spanking and Annabelle is on a collision course with his power, money and desire to turn her tail red. Will she sell out or walk out? In "Bare Bunny Hiding" Stephanie Cromwell reminisces with her college packing son and his girlfriend about a most embarrassing Easter when she was the wrong kind of Easter Bunny.< Less
The Sea Hawk By Rafael Sabatini
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Lord Henry Goade, who had, as we shall see, some personal acquaintance with Sir Oliver Tressilian, tells us quite bluntly that he was ill-favoured. But then his lordship is addicted to harsh... More > judgments and his perceptions are not always normal. He says, for instance, of Anne of Cleves, that she was the "ugliest woman that ever I saw." As far as we can glean from his own voluminous writings it would seem to be extremely doubtful whether he ever saw Anne of Cleves at all, and we suspect him here of being no more than a slavish echo of the common voice, which attributed Cromwell's downfall to the ugliness of this bride he procured for his Bluebeard master. To the common voice from the brush of Holbein, which permits us to form our own opinions and shows us a lady who is certainly very far from deserving his lordship's harsh stricture. Similarly< Less
Twenty Years After By Alexandre Dumas
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Twenty Years After is a novel by Alexandre Dumas, first serialized from January to August, 1845. A book of the D'Artagnan Romances, it is a sequel to The Three Musketeers and precedes The Vicomte de... More > Bragelonne (which includes the sub-plot, Man in the Iron Mask). The novel follows events in France during La Fronde, during the childhood reign of Louis XIV, and in England near the end of the English Civil War, leading up to the victory of Oliver Cromwell and the execution of King Charles I. Dumas comes out on the side of the monarchy in general, or at least he supports the idea of a well-meaning, liberal monarchy.[citation needed] His musketeers are valiant and just in their efforts to protect young Louis XIV and the doomed Charles I from their attackers. This book is the least well-known of the Musketeer saga but works effectively as a sequel, with reappearances by most main characters (or children of main characters) and a number of subplot.< Less
The Piper o' the Glen By Robert Jacob
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What if the torture, and brutality of medieval Britain, and the most cruel and ruthless dictators, the world has ever known, were actually the work of an Alien culture, marooned in Scotland in the... More > early 1600’s? This is the premise behind “The Piper O’ the Glen”. The first of three books that make up the Piper Trilogy. The Piper O’ the Glen recounts the tale of an alien civilization forced to flee their dying planet, Azorea. The story is told from their perspective. The reader will recognize many historical events, woven into the fabric of the story, events such as, the massacre of Glencoe, the Jacobite uprising, the massacre of Clan Lamont, Oliver Cromwell’s abolition of the monarchy, and many others. Integral to the story, is the charm and feel of the Scottish Highlands. It is set in the northern Caithness, Scotland, but eventually encompasses the whole of Britain.< Less
All for Love : Or, the World Well Lost (Illustrated) By John Dryden
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“John Dryden (1631-1700), the great representative figure in the literature of the latter part of the seventeenth century, exemplifies in his work most of the main tendencies of the time. He... More > came into notice with a poem on the death of Cromwell in 1658, and two years later was composing couplets expressing his loyalty to the returned king. He married Lady Elizabeth Howard, the daughter of a royalist house, and for practically all the rest of his life remained an adherent of the Tory Party. In 1663 he began writing for the stage, and during the next thirty years he attempted nearly all the current forms of drama. His "Annus Mirabilis" (1666), celebrating the English naval victories over the Dutch, brought him in 1670 the Poet Laureateship. He had, meantime, begun the writing of those admirable critical essays, represented in the present series by his Preface to the "Fables" and his Dedication to the translation of Virgil."< Less
The Piper o' the Glen By Robert Jacob
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What if the torture, and brutality of medieval Britain, and the most cruel and ruthless dictators, the world has ever known, were actually the work of an Alien culture, marooned in Scotland in the... More > early 1600’s? This is the premise behind “The Piper O’ the Glen”. The first of three books that make up the Piper Trilogy. The Piper O’ the Glen recounts the tale of an alien civilization forced to flee their dying planet, Azorea. The story is told from their perspective. The reader will recognize many historical events, woven into the fabric of the story, events such as, the massacre of Glencoe, the Jacobite uprising, the massacre of Clan Lamont, Oliver Cromwell’s abolition of the monarchy, and many others. Integral to the story, is the charm and feel of the Scottish Highlands. It is set in the northern Caithness, Scotland, but eventually encompasses the whole of Britain.< Less
Jonathan of Scots By Al Allaway
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Political intrigue sets off a string of adventures in 17th-Century Scotland. An evil duke burns young Jonathan’s family home and usurps his lands, then falsifies charges against him for murder... More > and arson. Jon’s loyalty is closely associated with the Stuart kings of England, whose religious belief is being challenged by Oliver Cromwell during the Second English Civil War. Jon sets out on a quest over land and sea to find a priceless heirloom, held by one of his four uncles, one of whom wants to murder Jon because whoever owns the gem has power to assist the Stuarts regain the throne. In this fast moving novel, numerous enemies stalk Jon and his companions, at one time confining them to a deep dungeon with no chance to survive. Two tender love stories evolve while Jon searches through colorful historical locations, including a sea voyage and conflict with pirates.< Less
The Gentleman from Virginia By Robert Joseph Napoli
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After Joshua Taylor’s father goes missing, he enlists the help of his friend, Thomas, to hunt down the ship, the HMS Cromwell on which he is held captive before it is too late. What transpires... More > on the Atlantic sparks a firestorm Joshua could not imagine. Now, with his darling fiancée, Miss Kelsey, abducted before his very eyes by British militants, Joshua Taylor finds himself caught in the center of a conflict he has grown weary of. His father, Ethan, is a beacon of patriotism and rebellion, who has strongly influenced Joshua’s love for the Cause: outright freedom from Great Britain. On the other hand, Joshua’s great uncle is a figurehead in the British military and is relentless in his vicious hunt to snuff out American patriotism—and Joshua. But Joshua’s life is changing, with meaningful encounters that lessen his sense of self and make him question his patriotism. What is he willing to fight for anymore?< Less
The Last Words and Letters of Christopher Love: With A Clear Vindication of His Principles and Practices By Christopher Love
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Christopher Love (1618-1651) was a fiery preacher and Reformed minister who was arrested by Oliver Cromwell’s forces for his “alleged” plan to raise money for the restoration of the... More > monarchy, a charge Love denied. He was arrested along with six other ministers (all Presbyterians, including Thomas Watson), for treason. Love was beheaded on Tower Hill, London on August 22, 1651. This work is a “vindication” of his position, while also housing a number of documents that have not been previously published, including the last sermon he ever preached which was on Job 30:23, and his final words immediately before being executed. The letters contained in this volume are eminently spiritual and practical. And the vindication itself demonstrates a thoroughly biblical pattern of being zealous for a good name. Throughout this work Love’s last words are a testimony to God’s grace and his convictions of standing before God and men without guile. This is not a scan or facsimile.< Less

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