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Partaking In Her Transgression By Paul Weightman
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Partaking in her transgression is a period based fictional drama. It encompasses Murder – Betrayal – Blackmail – Love and deception. Picture the setting... YORK 1897. A wealthy and... More > influential family, that owns and lives in one of the biggest family homes, set in a very large estate on the outskirts of the City of York. A woman is just about to give birth. The child is doomed from the start, because it is the only living evidence of a liaison between a very prominent member of the Houses of Parliament, and common girl. The scandal would be the total ruination of his political career, and bring shame to the family name.< Less
When God Turned His Head By Cygnet Brown
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Beautiful Drusilla was in love with Kanter Thorton but to protect him she was forced to marry another man. After years of abuse her husband is poisoned and all eyes are on her as the likely suspect.... More > Only Kanter and a young lawyer named John Adams believe she is innocent. Discover what it took for Drusilla to truly be set free in this drama set in the backdrop of Post-puritan/Pre-revolutionary War Boston.< Less
Morgan's Heroes By J. R. Simons
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3m, 2f. The year is 1943. A German scientist is attempting to defect and has arrived in England where he is to meet with a Captain Robert Morgan. Capt. Morgan arrives at the Dance Hall with his... More > Lieutenant and their dance hall girls on their arms. But why doesn't the Captain understand the secret code and what does the dance hall singer know? A great period piece spoofing the popular 1960's TV series Hogan's Heroes.< Less
Morgan's Heroes By J. R. Simons
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3m, 2f. The year is 1943. A German scientist is attempting to defect and has arrived in England where he is to meet with a Captain Robert Morgan. Capt. Morgan arrives at the Dance Hall with his... More > Lieutenant and their dance hall girls on their arms. But why doesn't the Captain understand the secret code and what does the dance hall singer know? A great period piece spoofing the popular 1960's TV series Hogan's Heroes.< Less
Sins of the Family By Adesokan Johnson
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Set in the mid 70s, growing up in southern Mississippi is a difficult period in Peter Sinz life. Having to under go hardship from his father Greg and as well as the outside world is just one of many... More > obstacles that young Peter would have to face growing up, whether it's racial bias within the community or the act of violence within the family. Peter's sister Molly, who loves him unconditionally and has proven to be his only protector that could possibly keep Peter from being consumed by the family's negative ways. Secrets are kept in Peter's dysfunctional family that could prove to be deadly if soon revealed. Drugs, money and murder in this fictional story would be the core interest of this family. Take a journey through the difficult and loving times of Peter Sinz.< Less
The Sacred and the Profane By Isabelle May
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The Sacred and The Profane is a historical novel based in 18th century Florence. Against the backdrop of the Roman Catholic Church and the feared Inquisition is a young Italian woman of seemingly... More > poor circumstance whose fate it is to fall in love with a man who carries high ambitions for himself in the Catholic Church. Superbly written in the old classic literary style, with wonderfully portrayed characters and detailed descriptions, this is a splendidly narrated tale. Written in the first person, the protagonist, Chiara, is treated as a poor servant girl, and is seemingly enslaved at the hands of tyrannical nuns and Catholic guilt. Having fallen upon hard times she finds herself entangled in the intrigues and debaucheries of the period. This is a dark, passionate tale which contains a whole wealth of ingredients: scandal; romance; injustice; cruelty; torture; murder; fear; passion...but over-riding it all is the infallible ability of the human spirit to overcome adversity.< Less
Madame Royale By Elena Maria Vidal
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MADAME ROYALE is the epic saga of Marie-Antoinette's daughter, Marie-Thérèse-Charlotte. The period which follows the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, called by historians "the Bourbon... More > restoration" (1814-1830), was outwardly one of rest and peace for France. Yet beneath the surface, the forces of revolution were engaged in a ruthless duel for power with those of the reaction. At the center of the drama one woman, consumed by a quest for love and restoration, struggles to survive amid deception and betrayal. A tale of murder, mystery and secret romance, the novel searches the conflicted heart of the orphaned princess who from childhood had been called "Madame Royale."< Less
Trail to Red Mountain By TOM LEFTWICH
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Arizona territory in the 1800’s was early American West at it’s best and worse. Gun fighting , Indian warfare, Outlaw Banditry, Gold mining rewards and failures all occurred during this... More > period. This collection of Western fiction is a combination of all including the most common Indian White man relationships. Exciting action, drama , human interest and western humor as a young Indian Boy executes a jail escape, two Jackasses aid a romance, an innocent convict trades revenge for a young mother and her baby, a young Father turns avenger following murderous loss of his family and a killer Granpa risks his life in a terrorizing mining effort.< Less
Jack the Ripper : The Long Arm of the Law By Fusty Luggs
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This is a work of fiction but this work isn’t based on fact; it is fact. Jack the Ripper, The Long Arm of the Law, contains no false trails. Every detail quoted is documented and verifiable.... More > From his base, south of the river at Lambeth, the murder scene locations radiate outwards from his home as if spokes on a wheel. With the advantage of using a fictional format Fusty Luggs takes the reader into the killer’s mind. There is little reason to suppose the Ripper’s victim were limited to the canonical five. Brutal killings and attacks didn’t tidily begin and end in the three month period of 1888. Arguments raged between experts to the exact number the killer both slew and assaulted. Meticulously researched the author uses contemporary accounts to illustrate the horror surrounding the Whitechapel killer. Fusty Luggs highlights the lives of the murdered women, so often portrayed as mere bit part players in the drama that is Jack the ripper, with sensitivity and humour.< Less
The Governess By Julie Mathilde Lippmann
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The Governess is a 1998 British period drama film written and directed by Sandra Goldbacher. The screenplay focuses on a young Jewish woman of Sephardic background, who reinvents herself as a gentile... More > governess when she is forced to find work to support her family.Set in the 1830s, the story centers on Rosina da Silva, the sophisticated eldest daughter of a wealthy Jewish Italian family living in a small enclave of Sephardic London Jews. When her father is murdered on the street and leaves behind numerous debts, she refuses an arranged marriage to an older suitor, declaring that she will work to support her family, even if she has to take to the stage like her aunt, who is a renowned singer. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Governess Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less