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Weaver Woe By Brian J. Meline
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This is the third tale of Herbia about a young woman, Chervil. Chervil is now a young woman, and she is apprenticed to the Weavers of Herbia – Marjoram and Alnus. But a trader and buyer of wool... More > cheats them of their resources, and they will have to travel abroad. Will Chervil leave her home to continue as an apprentice, or stay to become an old maid of the village? The wider world will not be shut out forever.< Less
The Surprising Consequences of the Red Satin Cocoon By Debora Dyess
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There are thimes when you look at your body that you want to laugh. Others you want to cry. And sometimes, you do both.
Crossing The 50 Yard Line By Michele Beaudin
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"Is there life after 50?" ..."I don't care if we don't use it anymore," Rebecca said, "that piano has to stay or move over my dead body." The old piano. That's what... More > Lucy had become. No more. No less. No longer useful, but necessary to keep the family alive. Seven women, seven different stories. Three hundred and fifty years of life between them, but all singularly feeling too young to give up or give in, some faced with life decisions. Stories of running away from a painful past, present or future. Stories of self-discovery by women who got lost somewhere between childhood and now.< Less
The Forgotten Memory By Andrew Wimsatt
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It is said there was once an evil king in 1092. It is also said that he came to what is now known as Connecticut. During his reign, the people rebelled under the command of Merlin and Robin Hood.... More > Together, they defeated the king and sealed him away. However a curse was also placed upon him that would awaken this king in 1000 years and unleash a darkness that would follow. Now six teens must embark on a journey to save the world and fight for what is right, But the consequences will be great and a scarifice of memories will be given. Join the battle and open your eyes to a war that the world forgot.< Less
The Forgotten Memory By Andrew Wimsatt
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It is said there was once and evil king in 1092. It is also said that he came to what is now known as Connecticut. During his reign, the people rebelled under the command of Merlin and Robin Hood.... More > Together, they defeated the king and sealed him away. However there was also a curse placed upon him. A curse that could revie him 1000 years, allowing him to unleash a great darkness. Now six teens must embark on a journey to save the world and for what is right. But the consequences will be great and a scarifice that will result in memories being forgotten. Prepare to remember what was forgotten! It is time to join a battle that is said to have never happened....< Less
French Mediaeval Romances From the Lays of Marie de France By Marie de France
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This edition features a New Select Bibliography for the modern student. Eugene Mason's translation of Marie de France Breton lais is a classic of medieval literature. This edition brings you all... More > twelve of Marie's lais to the modern reader in English prose translation. Marie de France's stories are amongst the best examples of medieval literature, and are important source material for the Arthurian legends, and the medieval legends of Brittany and France. Here you will find brave nights, beautiful damsels and feats of chivalry. This edition is a must have for any student of medieval literature or anyone who loves tales of medieval adventure and legend.< Less
Faking News By Derek Walker
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When a news item on the radio prompts Alan Turnbull to phone a friend he doesn’t realize that it will involve him in an international crisis. An academic specializing in Balkan Studies, Adam... More > is a widower living quietly in London. His main concern is his newly-graduated daughter, who hasjust been offered a job as a journalist by the youthful and ambitious head of a small independent television company. The action takes place a few years into the future, when Britain has a coalition government led by the Liberal Democrats. Adam’s knowledge of the former Yugoslav republic of Thracia is sought by both a multinational company and by government, when valuable minerals discovered in Thracia rekindle animosity between different ethnic groups. Caught up in terrorism and diplomatic deception, Adam witnesses how political, religious and NGO groups try to manipulate the media and are, in their turn, manipulated. His unwitting involvement also brings him into intimate contact with two attractive young women.< Less
The Legacy of Ivanhoe By Walt Cross
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A sweeping novel written in the tradition of Sir Walter Scott. Knights, villians, and damsels in distress people its pages. Sir Brian de Bois-Guilbert, outcast Templar Knight, and the beautiful... More > Rebecca of York, live again alongside Robin Hood, Prince John, and Wilfred of Ivanhoe and the Saxon beauty Rowena.< Less
The Prince By Niccolò Machiavelli
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Machiavelli's best-known book, Il Principe, contains a number of maxims concerning politics, but rather than the more traditional subject of a hereditary prince, it concentrates on the possibility of... More > a "new prince". To retain power, the hereditary prince must carefully maintain the sociopolitical institutions to which the people are accustomed; whereas a new prince has the more difficult task in ruling, since he must first stabilize his newfound power in order to build an enduring political structure. He asserted that social benefits of stability and security could be achieved in the face of moral corruption. Aside from that, Machiavelli believed that public and private morality had to be understood as two different things in order to rule well. As a result, a ruler must be concerned not only with reputation, but also must be positively willing to act immorally at the right times. As a political scientist, Machiavelli emphasized the occasional need for the methodical exercise of brute force or deceit.< Less
Abelard letters By Abelard & Heloise
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The tragic, unconcealing and poetic letters between the mediaeval scholars Peter Abelard and his prize student Heloise after his violent castration by her uncle forced him out of the priesthood and... More > her into a nunnery where both struggled to overcome their earthly love for the love of heaven - with what success is revealed in this remarkable series of love letters This edition also contains an introduction on their lives and story and an appendix on the significant names in that story.< Less

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