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Historic Crimes By Robert Crighton
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What would you want to see if you could look back in time and watch famous events in history? And what would you do if they greatly disappointed you? Or you discovered a hidden crime? Would you... More > tell the world if you discovered that Shakespeare no less was guilty of the worst of crimes? Could you ever read his plays again? Or allow them to be staged? A modern morality tale about Bardolatry, sex and lies by award-winning playwright Robert Crighton. Cast of three - 2 Female, 1 male.< Less
Three Plays By Art Mayers
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Three plays delve into stories spanning a century of Maine events.
A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
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Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication have changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
A Book of Historic Board Games By Damian Gareth Walker
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Board games have been played throughout the world for thousands of years. Many times, in many different cultures, people have amused themselves by devising mock races, battles and hunts, played in... More > miniature on a small surface. The rules and the level of sophistication has changed through the ages, but the general idea has remained the same. Some of the oldest games, like backgammon, chess and draughts, are still popular today. This book looks at twelve different games taken from various periods of history. Most will not be recognised by the general public, but deserve to be better known. They are pachisi, halma, agon, tâb, fanorona, nine men's morris, wari, konane, xiang qi, tablut, asalto and renju. Each game has a whole chapter to itself, which includes a history, the rules, and a section on strategy and tactics. It is the author's intention that the reader will gain appreciation and enthusiasm for these wonderful old games, and be entertained by them for years to come.< Less
Crusader Historical Miniature Rules By Mark Sims
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Crusader is a set of wargames rules that allow you to game some of the greatest battles in history from Biblical times to the Medieval period. Although written with 28mm figures in mind the rules are... More > stand-based and so easily translate to any scale of model. The rules cater for many popular basing methods so there is absolutely no need to rebase your figures to be able to play Crusader. At the heart of the rules is the concept that you are representing units of troops in battle rather than individual warriors. Dispensing with the traditional phases within a turn the unit-based mechanics allow for a fluid game that simulates the quality and training of troops rather than the abilities of a few super characters. The rules have been created with the flexibility to allow armies from widely differing time periods to fight against each other through the use of a consistent points system. So if you want to fight William the Conqueror’s Norman Army against Alexander’s Macedonians feel free!< Less
Playing White By Lara Biyuts
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Set in St Petersburg, the historical mystery may be called a winter tale. The main personage, the globe-trotter Oscar Maria Graf is a younger contemporary of Oscar Wilde. A Stenbock-like figure, by... More > his origin and his dabbling in literature, Oscar Graf is much hotter, more active and pragmatic than Eric Stenbock (1860-1895) who is no more, by the time of the story. Time: the first year of Wilde’s imprisonment. On the Xmas eve, Oscar and his boyfriend Felix find themselves in a center of a mystery. All personages are aged 20+. Happy ending.< Less
Love Is In the Air: A Pair of Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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The Organ Playing Mail Order Bride - When a sheriff finds that he needs someone to help take care of his two children after his wife dies, he never thought that he’d get an organ playing... More > non-believer like the woman who arrived on his doorstep one day. The Many Temptations of Love – Two young people decide to elope in order to get away from the girl’s restrictive parents, and run into all kinds of trouble, including a brush with the law.< Less
Riding Into the Sunset: A Pair of Historical Romances By Doreen Milstead
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The Widow & Her Baby Meet The Handyman Along The Oregon Trail - A widow tries to provide for her baby along the arduous trek of the Oregon Trail. When a mysterious stranger joins the train,... More > carrying precious little other than his carpentry tools, he tells her that the Lord will provide, if she has faith. Bartering his services for things like food and a bright red sweater, Mary grows closer to Henry as their journey progresses, and the emotional ending of this story highlights how every human being has it within them to be generous within their souls, and that love can come easily if you just let it. The Organ Playing Mail Order Bride - When a sheriff finds that he needs someone to help take care of his two children after his wife dies, he never thought that he’d get an organ playing non-believer like the woman who arrived on his doorstep one day.< Less
The Historical Nights' Entertainment: First Series By Rafael Sabatini
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an... More > Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.He is best known for his worldwide bestsellers:In all, Sabatini produced 31 novels, eight short story collections, six non-fiction books, numerous uncollected short stories, and a play.Rafael Sabatini was born in Iesi, Italy, to an English mother (Anna Trafford) and Italian father. His parents were opera singers who became teachers.At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages, living with his grandfather in England, attending school in Portugal, and, as a teenager, in Switzerland. By the time he was 17, when he returned to England to live permanently, he had mastered five languages. He quickly added a sixth language – English – to his linguistic collection. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafael_Sabatini< Less
And The Baboon Played Chess With The Emperor By Susan Watkin
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A modern recreation of a Victorian scrapbook made up of cuttings from books and magazines published in the early to mid nineteenth century. You will come across such delights as the artificial duck... More > that ate, drank and quacked; the tax on bachelors; early attempts at ballooning; the clever cat; horse-racing by machinery; leeches; powdering the hair; early steam carriages. And of course the baboon playing chess with an Emperor. And much, much more. If you enjoy loitering amongst literary and historic trivia, then you will love this book. Read more at http://lulu.wikidot.com/and-the-baboon-played-chess-with-the-emperor< Less