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Poison & Conspiracy: Historical Crime Collection By M. G. Scarsbrook
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Historical Crime Collection - Two Novels by M. G. Scarsbrook POISON IN THE BLOOD: THE MEMOIRS OF LUCREZIA BORGIA 1497, Renaissance Rome: As the teenage daughter of Pope Alexander VI, and sister to... More > the fearsome Cesare Borgia, Lucrezia is a young noblewoman immersed in all the glamor of the Vatican Palace. Yet after a brutal killing shocks the city, she learns that a dangerous truth lies beneath the surface of the Papal Court: in their ruthless quest for power, her family will stop at nothing to eliminate their rivals. Her father and brother are poisoners. After discovering that her new husband is next to die, Lucrezia struggles to help him escape from Rome before the assassins strike... THE MARLOWE CONSPIRACY: A NOVEL With his life on the line, and the clock ticking, playwright and spy Christopher Marlowe teams up with William Shakespeare to expose the high-level government conspiracy set against him. But can anyone save a man as troubled as Marlowe from the hangman's noose?< Less
Escaping Rome By Michelle Cicconi Storm
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A princesss from a previously unknown Island kingdom makes a tour of Europe introducing herself and her people to it's Kings. Their last stop is Rome who is unprepared for women who are bold,... More > daring, brave and kneel to none. Entranced by their leader is Cesare Borgia, named Cardinal of the church despite his protests, by his father the Pope. He is also a drunken, murdering, lech, reveling in the worst of Rome's debauchery. While all else has given up on him cursing him for his name, this Princess, Enyo sees a good man within him. He finds himself willing to do anything at all to please her, to be the man she sees in him. Even defy his father, Alexander VI the Holy Pope of Rome and risk his wrath.< Less
This Sword for Hire! By Gardner Francis Fox
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A daring soldier-of-fortune is caught in the web of lust, treachery and intrigue during the time of the Borgias Handsome, ambitious Adrian knew there were only two ways a lowly-born soldier of... More > fortune could win riches in the turbulent days of Renaissance Italy on the battlefield or in the arms of an influential woman. Never one to overlook an opportunity for advancement, Adrian used his incredible strength in both arenas-hoping to find power in his appetite for passion and glory. His daring, dangerous intrigues in love and war make THIS SWORD FOR HIRE! a furiously exciting novel for every fan of high drama and historical adventure!< Less
Inzest im Vatikan By Gunter Pirntke
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Sie waren Päpste, Fürsten, Mätressen und Feldherren und gehörten zu den umstrittensten Persönlichkeiten der Geschichte – die Borgias. Nicht erst seit dem Sechsteiler... More > des ZDF rankten sich um diese Familie die wildesten Gerüchte. Besonders Lukrezia Borgia steht dabei im Mittelpunkt. Grund genug für uns, den gesamten Borgia-Clan unter die literarische Lupe zu nehmen und die verschiedensten Charaktere und Personen zu beleuchten. Der Fall Borgia ist auch ein Kriminalfall der Katholischen Kirche und gehört zu den Fällen, die heute am liebsten Totgeschwiegen werden.< Less
La quête de la licorne By Sabine Bay
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1484, à Romans. Le fils de Mehmet II, Djem Sultan, prince dépossédé de son trône, encore otage du roi de France avant d’être celui des Borgias en Italie,... More > est présenté au cours de son exil à Jean II le Viste, à l’occasion d’un tournoi. De cette rencontre entre les deux hommes férus d’alchimie, naitra un projet fou, créer une porte vers « l’au-delà de l’existence », donner corps aux royaumes des licornes. 21è siècle : après avoir touché au musée de Cluny les tapisseries de la Dame à la licorne, Anne voit deux de ses doigts se couvrir d’étranges cicatrices et développer une sensibilité exacerbée, avant d’avoir des visions d’un prince ottoman du XVe siècle. Elle ne tardera pas à se trouver propulsée dans un univers étrange, à poursuivre une quête initiatique de sens, avec Djem Sultan pour guide, ainsi que de multiples passeurs pour l’aider à pénétrer les arcanes de ce royaume et en éviter les dangers.< Less
Prophecy & The Printing Press: Savonarola & Women's self reform By David Cortez
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Savonarola, the enigmatic Ferrarese friar: swept Florence in the late 1490s, led a multi-faceted reform, was met by challenge and ultimately was executed in Florence's main square. Little is said of... More > his activities outside the 'Bonfire of Vanities'. The sensationalized portrait of Savonarola is revisited by Cortez who depicts an accurate day-by-day image of the Dominican friar.< Less
Prophecy & The Printing Press: Savonarola & Women's self reform By David Cortez
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Savonarola, the enigmatic Ferrarese friar: swept Florence in the late 1490s, led a multi-faceted reform, was met by challenge and ultimately was executed in Florence's main square. Little is said of... More > his activities outside the 'Bonfire of Vanities'. The sensationalized portrait of Savonarola is revisited by Cortez who depicts an accurate day-by-day image of the Dominican friar.< Less
Love-at-Arms Being a Narrative Excerpted from the Chronicles of Urbino During The Dominion of the High and Mighty Messer Guidobaldo Da Montefeltro 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
Greatest Works of Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince, The Art of War, Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius & History of Florence By Niccolò Machiavelli
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Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469–1527) was an Italian historian, philosopher, humanist and writer based in Florence during the Renaissance, for many years an official in the... More > Florentine Republic, with responsibilities in diplomatic and military affairs. Machiavelli was born in a tumultuous era—popes waged acquisitive wars against Italian city-states, and people and cities might fall from power at any time. Machiavelli has become infamous for such political advice, ensuring that he would be remembered in history through the adjective, "Machiavellian", but he was a founder of modern political science, and more specifically political ethics. This collection, contains his best works, in their original editions: The Prince, The Art of War, Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius & History of Florence.< Less
The Shame of Motley: being the memoir of certain transactions in the life of Lazzaro Biancomonte, of Biancomonte, sometime fool of the court of Pesaro 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

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