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Broken Vessels By William Ovide Richardson
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In the year 1780, the world of Tellus is on the brink of war. In the island nation of Albion, agents of the ancient and secretive feudal Order of Faolan prepare to defend their king and country... More > against deadly internal and external threats. Stephen Moreton, the master architect, painter, and sculptor, must choose between two patrons; one, the Pope, whom he fears may have killed his friend and mentor, and the other, his own King and old friend, Alexander. Callum Fletcher, the writer and former navy man, faces an enemy more challenging than the beast Leviathan: himself. Donald Stone, the King's natural son, seeks furious revenge for the murder of his family at the hands of a shadowy figure he suspects may hold a prominent place of power in his own government.< Less
Broken Vessels By William Richardson
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In the year 1780, the world of Tellus is on the brink of war. In the island nation of Albion, agents of the ancient and secretive feudal Order of Faolan prepare to defend their king and country... More > against deadly internal and external threats. Stephen Moreton, the master architect, painter, and sculptor, must choose between two patrons; one, the Pope, whom he fears may have killed his friend and mentor, and the other, his own King and old friend, Alexander. Callum Fletcher, the writer and former navy man, faces an enemy more challenging than the beast Leviathan: himself. Donald Stone, the King's natural son, seeks furious revenge for the murder of his family at the hands of a shadowy figure he suspects may hold a prominent place of power in his own government.< Less
Princess of Cleves By Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Verne La Fayette
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Chawton House Library holds a unique collection of early women's writing, 1600-1830. Housed in the Elizabethan manor that once belonged to Edward Knight, it is a library with a direct connection to... More > his celebrated sister, the novelist Jane Austen who lived in Chawton from 1809.< Less
Whose Death? By A Agnew
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An eighteenth century country house party in Sussex – but who wants to kill the Earl? Or was the trap set for someone else? Might the answer to the puzzle lie in the town of Lewes? Could... More > someone have chanced on a smuggler’s secret and paid the price? Richard Devereux must find out before someone else is killed. And where have the Vernon emeralds gone? Will a visit to Chichester reveal them?< Less
Blood Quantum, Book One: City of Blind Angels By Jacqueline Pearce
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Revinport. Ancient Indlayan city of commerce and trade. Home of the Cathedral of All Indlay, where monuments to the mighty Seraphim turn their eyes forever away from the wickedness of Man. A city... More > besieged by savage, random nighttime attacks that leave their victims torn to shreds. The Myar. A proud, desert-dwelling people- shapeshifters, fierce warriors and adept in the ways of magic. Through centuries of war and enmity, the blood of many an unwitting Indlayan citizen has been tainted by that alien strain. Illeana Grey. Ex convent-girl, small-time scrivener. Cousin to the mercenary Reahla, a women convinced that Indlay is being infiltrated and occupied by stealth. Is Reahla's tale reality or madness? Pursued by a sinister doctor with his own twisted agenda and protected only by Reahla's comrade-in-arms Captain Taran Penrith, Illeana must unlock the mystery of her own heritage before the past revisits all the people of Indlay in a cataclysm that will leave them changed forever.< Less
A Whisper of a Butterfly By Jessica Gunter
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Shyanne Engel Kunibert escapes a life of royalty at eighteen to become a photographer in America. Two years later, while on a field trip to Alaska, she is captured by vicious vampires. Vampires are... More > going extinct. They need more food to survive. So Shyanne, the Queen's great niece, is used as bait to allure more prey. Will Shyanne be able to escape to warn them or can she convince the coven's leader to end the war between vampires and humans? This story is thrilling, romantic, heart breaking, and by the end you will be begging for another bite!< Less
Treasures from Philpot Volume 1 By
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Choice excerpts from the writings of J. C. PHILPOT (1802—1869). Deeply soul-humbling, richly Christ-exalting, experimental teaching. "My desire is to exalt the grace of God; to proclaim... More > salvation alone through Jesus Christ; to declare the sinfulness, helplessness and hopelessness of man in a state of nature; to describe the living experience of the children of God in their trials, temptations, sorrows, consolations and blessings." J. C. Philpot< Less
The Female Infidel: The Vindication of Fanny Dashwood By Anne M Powers
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Rachael Fanny Antonina Dashwood was born to great wealth but illegitimate. Educated in France with princesses, and the daughters of Thomas Jefferson, she returned to England at the outbreak of the... More > Revolution. Embroiled in a series of teenage scrapes, she eloped with handsome but dim Matthew Allen Lee and soon separated from him. In 1804 she was abducted from her London home and raped. Forced to attend a trial that failed to deliver justice her reputation was ruined. It led Thomas De Quincey to name her as the ‘Female Infidel’. There are very modern echoes in her persecution by the media, vilification by cartoonists and sufferings at the hands of stalkers. Despite all this she published her Essay on Government, praised by Wordsworth but which might have had greater success had she not already achieved notoriety.< Less
New Ceres Nights By Alisa Krasnostein and Tehani Wessely (eds)
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New Ceres, a planet in the outer colonies, embraced the Age of Enlightenment nearly two hundred years ago and refused to let go. Refugees and opportunists come to New Ceres in search of new lives,... More > escaping the conflict of the interstellar war that has already devastated Earth. New Ceres Nights presents thirteen exciting stories of rebellion, debauchery, decadence, subterfuge and murder, set against the backdrop of powdered wigs, coffee houses, balls and duels. Debutante Dirk Flinthart The Widow’s Seven Candles Thoraiya Dyer Code Duello J.C. Hay Murder in Laochan Aliette de Bodard Tontine Mary Kaaron Warren Fair Trade Stephen Dedman A Troublesome Day for Jacky Midnight Matthew Farrer Prosperine When It Sizzles Tansy Rayner Roberts Candle to the Devil Sue Isle Blessed Are The Dead That The Rain Falls Upon Martin Livings The Sharp Shooter Sylvia Kelso Smuggler’s Moon Lee Battersby The Piece of Ice in Miss Windermere’s Heart Angela Slatter< Less
Grind small By Alex Agnew
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Who has murdered the miller in a Kentish village? Eighteenth century aristocrat, Richard Devereux has to investigate mayhem in his new estate.

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