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Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists By Brendan Ray
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Winter 1451 - The territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan... More > Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians. In Venice, a young physician and alchemist, Mario Orsini finds himself on the wrong side of the struggle between the Church and the emerging rationalism of the Renaissance, as the Inquisition seeks to extinguish scientific inquiry. He is forced into exile to the Venetian enclave in Constantinople. Based on pain-staking historical research, Brendan Ray brings to life the politically charged drama of the 15th century, as one empire dies giving life to another.< Less
Sultans, Viziers and Alchemists By Brendan Ray
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Winter 1451 - The territorial gains of the Ottoman Turks have pushed the once powerful Byzantine Empire into a small enclave around its capital of Constantinople. Less than 150 miles away,Sultan... More > Murat II rules in Adrianople over a prosperous and expanding realm. His sudden death brings back to the throne his disgraced son, Mehmet. The young Mehmet is determined to assert himself as the new Sultan and conquer Constantinople. His plans face resistance from his Prime Minister Halil-Pasha who wants to maintain peace with the Byzantine Christians. In Venice, a young physician and alchemist, Mario Orsini finds himself on the wrong side of the struggle between the Church and the emerging rationalism of the Renaissance, as the Inquisition seeks to extinguish scientific inquiry. He is forced into exile to the Venetian enclave in Constantinople. Based on pain-staking historical research, Brendan Ray brings to life the politically charged drama of the 15th century, as one empire dies giving life to another.< Less
The Siege Master's Song By Tom Vetter
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The Siege Master’s Song: The Recollections of Lord Godric MacEuan on the First Crusade, Volume Two. Murder requires justice. But when one king murders another by treachery, who can get justice?... More > I am Baron Godric MacEuan. As sheriff-at-large for Scotland, I rode the kingdom for King Malcolm Canmore, dealing with the worst of men to protect the innocent and enforce the king's law. Yet when good King Malcolm was treacherously slain, I could not save him, nor bring his killer to trial ... because his murderer was King William Rufus of England. Punish a king? You cannot. But you can take vengeance. So King Rufus thinks himself safe in England because he wears its crown. But no man is truly safe from another set upon vengeance. Even a king. Especially from a man with my skills. Second volume in The Siege Master series, epic story of the First Crusade retold as the first-hand recollections of a Scottish knight who battles Turks, starvation, and death itself to recover Holy Jerusalem. 384 pages.< Less
Landfall: CHECK By Alison James
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Conflicting worlds collide in this two-volume episode of the LANDFALL series. The exotic wealth of Jamaica is founded on human misery as slaves toil and their owners indulge in luxury and corruption;... More > slave-ships ply their terrible trade across the Atlantic; and in-between, aboard the frigate HMS Turk, Captain Sir Edward Pelham R.N. tries to run a fair, clean & tight ship - and faces dire choices where duty, chance and conscience intersect. The year is 1795: Edward is just thirty, an unhappy marriage behind him and still several years to go before the events of LANDFALL: Calm At The Eye. Filled with the vivid period detail and compassionate sensuality that is Alison James’ hallmark, this is a story of high adventure, cruelty, humanity and profound psychological insight. Action, suffering and humour take turns as compelling characters cross paths by chance and end up forever connected. Look for the rest of the LANDFALL series & other novels by Alison James on lulu.com & Amazon.< Less
Landfall: CHECK By Alison James
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Conflicting worlds collide in this two-volume episode of the LANDFALL series. The exotic wealth of Jamaica is founded on human misery as slaves toil and their owners indulge in luxury and corruption;... More > slave-ships ply their terrible trade across the Atlantic; and in-between, aboard the frigate HMS Turk, Captain Sir Edward Pelham R.N. tries to run a fair, clean & tight ship - and faces dire choices where duty, chance and conscience intersect. The year is 1795: Edward is just thirty, an unhappy marriage behind him and still several years to go before the events of LANDFALL: Calm At The Eye. Filled with the vivid period detail and compassionate sensuality that is Alison James’ hallmark, this is a story of high adventure, cruelty, humanity and profound psychological insight. Action, suffering and humour take turns as compelling characters cross paths by chance and end up forever connected. Look for the rest of the LANDFALL series & other novels by Alison James on lulu.com & Amazon.< Less
Vampire Samurai By Vianka Van Bokkem
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My father’s name is ‘Naoko Kasai’. He is a handsome, brave, wealthy, Samurai; from the island of Tochigi, Japan. When he married my mother they wanted to have children right away.... More > My father wanted the baby to be a boy to teach him how to be a Samurai, and fight side by side. Destine intervened and a girl was born. My mother named me ‘Aiko’. A few days before I turned eleven - years old; my father asked me what I wanted for my birthday. Without hesitation I told him that I wanted a sword. I earned my ‘Samurai’ Status when I was eighteen - years old. Unfortunately, something terrible happened to me and my cousin Kiku when we went on vacation to Romania. Mongols and Turks invaded Japan and I am going to fight them to the death. A mysterious good-looking vampire named 'Xander Van Buren' is going to try to win my love; if 'Akemi Naito' my fiancé allows it.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.4 January 2004 By Crimean War Research Society
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Conference Report, Ian Fletcher; Ghosts reunion; Paris, Jennifer Margrave; Musée de l'Armée, D. Williams; Green Howards Crimea visit, Maj R Chapman; Mystery badge, Philip... More > Haythornthwaite; Sapper in Redoubts, R Robinson; Small Arms Pt 29, Mystery Russian Carbine, WS Curtis; Naval Hospital at Therapia, Pt 4, Prof R Huntsman; TV & the Turks, M Hargreave Mawson; Capt Newenham Letter, Capt R Bonner; Family Records, Maj B Oldham; Liege Carbine, De Witt Bailey; State Visit, J Barham; It's Fun Finding Out, Crimean Cockleshell Heroes, D Williams; Lt Currie Letters, Lt Col D Murray; Visit to Romania, D Murphy; Sharpshooters & Capt Goodlake, M Springman; Lt Col de Lagondie Capture to Casserole , M Hinton; Gas! Maj F Clark; Sir William Gordon, K Smith; Medal Prices, M Hargreave Mawson; Naval & Military Press, Maj C Robins; Australian artefact, D Williams; Internet, M Hargreave Mawson; Obituaries, Maj Peter Kirby and Col Philip Howes; The state visit of Napoleon III & Eugenie.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.4 January 2004 By Crimean War Research Society
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Conference Report, Ian Fletcher; Ghosts reunion; Paris, Jennifer Margrave; Musée de l'Armée, D. Williams; Green Howards Crimea visit, Maj R Chapman; Mystery badge, Philip... More > Haythornthwaite; Sapper in Redoubts, R Robinson; Small Arms Pt 29, Mystery Russian Carbine, WS Curtis; Naval Hospital at Therapia, Pt 4, Prof R Huntsman; TV & the Turks, M Hargreave Mawson; Capt Newenham Letter, Capt R Bonner; Family Records, Maj B Oldham; Liege Carbine, De Witt Bailey; State Visit, J Barham; It's Fun Finding Out, Crimean Cockleshell Heroes, D Williams; Lt Currie Letters, Lt Col D Murray; Visit to Romania, D Murphy; Sharpshooters & Capt Goodlake, M Springman; Lt Col de Lagondie Capture to Casserole , M Hinton; Gas! Maj F Clark; Sir William Gordon, K Smith; Medal Prices, M Hargreave Mawson; Naval & Military Press, Maj C Robins; Australian artefact, D Williams; Internet, M Hargreave Mawson; Obituaries, Maj Peter Kirby and Col Philip Howes; The state visit of Napoleon III & Eugenie.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 26 No.1 April 2008 By Crimean War Research Society
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Echoes of the War: Glasgow to Kelvingrove, Mike Hinton; Friendly Fire 1855 Style, Dr D J Austin; Tennyson’s Poem ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’, Dr D J Austin; Capt. Charteris... More > and the Charge of the Light Brigade, Barrie Stevens; A Crimean Rug, Bruce Smeaton; Brevet of June 1854, Maj Colin Robins; 93rd Regt of Foot: the Sutherland Highlanders, Maj Frank Clark; The Last Journey of Lt Col William Morris, Burnaby Portal; Queen Victoria confers her medal on the Turks, A Margrave; Supplement: Numbers and Losses in the Crimea, A Margrave; There is Something About Naval Traditions in Sevastopol, Capt Yuri Kulikov; The Last of the Light Brigade, Maj Colin Robins; The Queen’s Messenger: An Underwater Cable to Balaklava, Walter Peterson; The Impact of the Crimean War on Ottoman Social Life (Part 2 of 2), Candan Badem; Renkioi: Brunel’s Forgotten hospital, Christopher Silver - review by Maj Colin Robins; Anthony Wilder Grave Restoration Project, Glenn Fisher; The Future of the CWRS; Rudyard Kipling; The English Tent.< Less
History of Greece [George Finlay] By George Finlay
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History of Greece George Finlay, the historian of Greece, was born on December 21, 1799, at Faversham, Kent, England, where his father, Capt. J. Finlay, R.E., was inspector of the Government powder... More > mills. His early instruction was undertaken by his mother, to whose training he attributed his love of history. He studied law at Glasgow and Göttingen universities, at the latter of which he became acquainted with a Greek fellow-student, and resolved to take part in the struggle for Greek independence. He proceeded to Greece, where he met Byron and the leaders of the Greek patriotic forces, took part in many engagements with the Turks, and conducted missions on behalf of the Greek provisional government until the independence of Greece was established. Finlay bought an estate in Attica, on which he resided for many years. The publication of his great series of histories of Greece began in 1844, and was completed in 1875 with the second edition, which brought the history of modern Greece down to 1864.< Less

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