Guinevere is remembered for her role as King Arthur’s wife and for her adulterous affair with Lancelot. But there is so much more to her story… Priestess. Queen. Warrior. Experience the world of King Arthur through Guinevere’s eyes as she matures from a young priestess who never dreamed of becoming queen to the stalwart defender of a nation and a mistress whose sin would go down in history. Throughout it all, Guinevere faces threats from both foreign powers and within her own court that lead her to place her very life on the line to protect the dream of Camelot and save her people. This compendium of Nicole Evelina’s two-time Book of the Year award-winning trilogy – Daughter of Destiny, Camelot’s Queen, and Mistress of Legend – gives fresh life to an age-old tale by adding historical context and emotional depth. Spanning more than three decades, it presents Guinevere as an equal to the famous men she is remembered for loving, while providing context for her controversial decisions and visiting little-known aspects of her life before and after her marriage to King Arthur. Book One: Daughter of Destiny Before queenship and Camelot, Guinevere was a priestess of Avalon. She loved another before Arthur, a warrior who would one day betray her. Learn the true story of her early life. Book of the Year – Chanticleer Reviews Best New Voice, (Silver Award), IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Winner – North Street Book Prize "Rich and stunning, easily comparable to novels by other bestselling historical fiction authors." - Chanticleer Book Reviews Book Two: Camelot’s Queen Guinevere is now High Queen and Arthur’s top strategist. But when she is feared dead, Arthur installs a new woman in her place, one who will poison his affections, threatening Guinevere’s fragile sanity and driving her into the arms of her champion. Can the Grail’s promise of peace set things right or will peace prove as dangerous as war? Fiction Book of the Year – Author’s Circle Best Second Book – Next Generation Indie Book Awards “Historical fantasy at its finest!" - InD"Tale Magazine Book Three: Mistress of Legend Legend says Guinevere spent her final days in penance in a convent, but that is far from the truth. Not one to quietly cede power, she fights for her ancestral homeland against an invasion that threatens both her people and her life.
Muling nagtagpo ang landas nina Dylan at Aleesha malipas ang siyam na taon. Sa kanilang pagtatagpo ay hindi inakala ni Dylan na may asawa na ang dating kasintahan. Ang masakit pa, ang asawa nito ay siyang pinuno ng sindikatong nais nilang patumbahin. Mahal pa rin ni Dylan si Aleesha at nais niyang bawiin ito sa mapanakit at sadista nitong asawa. Miyembro rin kaya ng sindikato si Aleesha? Paano kung ginagamit lang siya nito upang makaalis ito sa isla? Maililigtas kaya ni Dylan ang sarili kung na-trap siya sa patibong na ginawa ng mahal niya? O hahayaan niya itong makaligtas kahit ikakamatay pa niya?
A futuristic story of tragic love and of the gradual extermination of the human race by plague, The Last Man is Mary Shelley's most important novel after Frankenstein. With intriguing portraits of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, the novel offers a vision of the future that expresses a reaction against Romanticism, and demonstrates the failure of the imagination and of art to redeem the doomed characters.
As Book 2 of the Finding Billy Battles trilogy opens Billy is far from his Kansas roots—and his improbable journeys are just beginning. It is 1894, and he is aboard an ocean liner sailing to the Mysterious East. Along the way Billy meets a mysterious, dazzling, and possibly dangerous German Baroness and the two form an unlikely bond that leads them from one perilous escapade to another—including Billy’s inadvertent participation in an uprising against the French in Indochina, thus possibly making him the first American to become entangled in a country that will eventually be known as Vietnam
The year is 1914 and the world is in turmoil. In Europe, the Great War is raging. In Asia, fierce insurgencies are in progress against the colonial powers of Europe. In Mexico, a bloody revolution is ripping that nation to shreds and threatening to spill over into Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. Meanwhile, in Chicago, Billy Battles and his wife, the former Baroness Katharina von Schreiber, have managed to live an uncommonly sedate life for almost ten years. But, with one telephone call their tranquil world is shattered. Katharina and Billy set off on a succession of wild adventures that will alter their lives for all time. Their new and violent world is one brimming with miscreants, secret agents, treachery, and tragedy. But most importantly, it triggers Billy's mysterious decades-long disappearance. Where is he? What happened? The answers are in The Lost Years of Billy Battles, Book 3of the award-winning Finding Billy Battles trilogy
A forgotten African war. A missing treasure worth killing for. German South West Africa 1906, Australian horse trader Cyril Blake is executed in cold blood by the Kaiser’s soldiers. Sydney, the present day. Blake’s great-great nephew, recently widowed Nick Eatwell, is approached by South African journalist Susan Vidler who is investigating his ancestor’s mysterious demise. Intrigued and looking for distraction, Nick discovers a long-lost manuscript which tells how Blake stayed in South Africa after serving in the Anglo Boer War and joined the Nama people in their rebellion against the Germans in South West Africa, modern-day Namibia. In Munich, historian Anja Berghoff, researching the origin of the wild ‘ghost’ horses of Namibia, stumbles across intriguing letters from Irish-German spy Claire Martin, with whom Blake had an affair. As Nick and Anja’s paths cross, they find themselves racing through southern Africa and time on the trail of a legend. But they’re not alone. Someone else is chasing these ghosts of the past, looking for clues to a hidden treasure worth killing for. Ghosts of the Past is based on a true story.
Guy Tresanton and his business partner Rose are once again drawn into a battle for survival with the Teacher. Their merciless enemy has drawn great strength from the capture of certain ancient artefacts. He now stands poised to use the power they give him to eliminate all who oppose him and seek the final piece of the puzzle devised so long ago by the man who ruled the greatest empire the world has ever known, Kublai Kahn. The Elders, a secret philanthropic organisation charged with the responsibility to maintain order in the world, join forces with Guy, Rose, their indomitable friend Monty the Bahamian policemen now working for Interpol and many others from around the world who all combine to thwart the Teacher's plans. Filled with exciting historical facts this fast paced story flies from the Caribbean, moving swiftly to the Arctic Circle through Russia , East Africa, on to Vietnam, China and eventually to Australia. Climaxing in an thrilling showdown in the Indian Ocean. Posing many challenging questions of the reader - is the Teacher really the arch villain? Are there greater forces with the even more evil intent of world domination behind him? Will Guy and his friends save the day? Seeking Kahn's Legacy we learn much about a thrilling era of history few will know of until now.
A link to the past no one could ever imagine. When a great-grandson inherits two aging trunks and a stack of meticulously detailed journals penned by his great-grandfather, he sets out to fulfill his great-grandfather's last request: to tell the story of an incredible life replete with adventure, violence, and tragedy. The great-grandfather's name is Billy Battles--a man often trapped and overwhelmed by circumstances beyond his control. For much of his 100-year-long life, Billy is a man missing and largely unknown to his descendants. His great-grandson is about to change that. As he works his way through the aging journals and the other possessions he finds in the battered trunks he uncovers the truth about his mysterious great-grandfather--a man whose deeds and misdeeds propelled him on an extraordinary and perilous journey from the untamed American West to the inscrutable Far East, Latin America, and Europe. But most of all he learns that in finding Billy Battles he has also found a long lost and astonishing link to the past.
North’s two sons were kidnapped and murdered at the orders of three international government officials when he refused to take on an assassination assignment from them. After five years and a worldwide manhunt, North returns to exact his revenge upon these politicians. Matt tracks and kills the now young adults of the politicians and once again disappearing.
Sue heads off to make another meeting with Matt, she needs to tell him she is carrying his baby and hope he will protect them.They travel across India and have many exciting and near death experiences, Matt meets up with some old friends, and the surprise of his life is awaiting him?