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Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Greek Mythology, Egyptian Mytho...
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204

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November 25, 2017

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<h2>Explore Captivating Stories of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Mortals while Learning Fascinating Facts about Five Mythologies</h2><br /><b>This book includes five captivating manuscripts:</b><br /><ul><li>Greek Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Ancient Gods, Goddesses, Heroes, and Monsters</li><li>Egyptian Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Goddesses, Monsters and Mortals</li><li>Norse Mythology: Captivating Stories of the Gods, Sagas, and Heroes</li><li>Celtic Mythology: A Captivating Guide to the Gods, Sagas and Beliefs</li><li>Roman Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Roman Gods, Goddesses, and Mythological Creatures</li></ul>The broad arc of the first manuscript takes us from the dim beginnings of creation as seen in the Greek mythology. We move through the birth of Titans, their overthrow by the Olympian gods, the gods’ dealings with mortals like Paris of Troy, Jason and the Golden Fleece, the Trojan War, and into historical times.<br /><br /><h2>Here are just some of the topics that the <u>first part</u> of this book will cover:</h2><br /><ul><li>Uranus: Betrayal by Cronus</li><li>Cronus: Fear of His Children</li><li>Titans vs. Olympian Gods</li><li>Olympian Rule</li><li>Zeus and His Ladies</li><li>Prometheus and Herakles</li><li>An Unhappy Tale of the Underworld</li><li>The Beauty Contest that Led to the Fall of Troy</li><li>Poseidon, Metis, Athena and Atlantis</li><li>Kraken and Other Monsters</li><li>Jason, the Argonauts, and Medea's Dragon</li><li>Menelaus, Agamemnon, and the Trojan War</li><li>Solon, the Athenian Law Giver</li><li>300 Spartans</li><li>Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle</li><li>Alexander the Great</li></ul>The second part is full of fascinating facts and stories. For instance, it covers perhaps the most popular of all the Egyptian stories - the myth of Osiris.<br /><br /><h2>Here are just some of the topics that the <u>second part</u> of this book will cover:</h2><br /><ul><li>Egypt in Context</li><li>Creation</li><li>Fall of Humanity</li><li>Osiris Myth</li><li>Chief Gods of the Egyptian Pantheon</li><li>Lesser Known Pantheon</li><li>Ancient Egyptian History</li></ul><h2>Here are just some of the topics that the <u>third part</u> of this book will cover:</h2><br /><ul><li>Norse Creation Story</li><li>The Nine Realms</li><li>Gods and the “Giants” of Jötunheim</li><li>Midgard and the Humans</li><li>Elves, Dwarves, Trolls and Valkyries</li><li>Odin, Frigg, Thor, and Loki</li><li>The Death of Baldr</li><li>Conflict Between the Realms</li><li>English Days of the Week</li></ul><h2>Here are just some of the topics that the <u>fourth part</u> of this book will cover:</h2><br /><ul><li>Celtic Animism</li><li>Universal Celtic Gods</li><li>Local Irish Celt Gods</li><li>Local Gallic Celt Gods</li><li>Celtic Sagas: The Cycles</li><li>Celtic Beliefs: Animal and Human Sacrifice</li><li>The Wicker Man</li><li>Celtic Beliefs: Reincarnation</li><li>Celtic Beliefs: Matriarchy</li></ul><h2>Here are just some of the topics that the <u>fifth part</u> of this book will cover:</h2><br /><ul><li>The Trojan Connection</li><li>What History and an Analysis of Myth Tell Us</li><li>Founding of Rome</li><li>Purely Roman Gods</li><li>The Creatures of Roman Mythology</li><li>Borrowings from Etruria</li><li>Influence of the Greek Pantheon</li><li>Greek Creatures Adopted by the Romans</li><li>Celtic Potpourri</li><li>Roman Conquests of the Celts</li><li>Truth Behind the Roman Gods</li></ul><h2>Download the book now to learn more about these five mythologies!</h2>
St. Francis of Assisi
by G. K. Chesterton

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108

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July 04, 2019

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Francis of Assisi is, after Mary of Nazareth, perhaps the greatest saint in the Christian calendar, and one of the most influential men in the whole of human history. By universal acclaim, this biography by G. K. Chesterton is considered the best appreciation of Francis's life--the one that gets to the heart of the matter.
The Russian Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the February and O...
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81

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June 11, 2018

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<h2>If you want to learn about the Russian Revolution but don't feel like reading a boring textbook, then keep reading...</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br />The Russian Revolution was the most important and progressive political event of the twentieth century. There is a lot to learn from these explosive political episodes and many remarkable stories to discover.<br /><br />But despite this, many people are reluctant to read up on the Russian revolution because it can require one to go through heavy and sometimes overly analytical texts.<br /><br />But that is about to change. This new captivating history book is designed to be an easy to read guide so you can learn the most crucial events of the Russian Revolution while hopefully enjoying yourself.<br /><br /><i>The Russian Revolution: A Captivating Guide to the February and October Revolutions and the Rise of the Soviet Union Led by Vladimir Lenin and the Bolsheviks</i> includes topics such as:<br /><ul><li>Twilight of the Tsars</li><li>The Midnight Train</li><li>Dual Power</li><li>Return from exile</li><li>The July Days</li><li>The abortive coup</li><li>Ten Days that Shook the World</li><li>Peace, Land, and Bread</li><li>Defending the Revolution</li></ul><b>All this and much more awaits you, so get instant access now by clicking the "buy now" button!</b>
Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the History of the Vikings, Erik ...
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English

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203

Publication Date

November 30, 2018

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<h2>If you want to discover the captivating history of the Vikings, Erik the Red and Leif Erikson, then keep reading...</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br /><b>Three captivating manuscripts in one book:</b><br /><ul><li>History of the Vikings: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Age and Feared Norse Seafarers Such as Ragnar Lothbrok, Ivar the Boneless, Egil Skallagrimsson, and More</li><li>Erik the Red: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Who Founded the First Norse Settlement in Greenland</li><li>Leif Erikson: A Captivating Guide to the Viking Explorer Who Beat Columbus to America and Established a Norse Settlement at Vinland</li></ul>It is true that the Vikings were, without a doubt, brutal men living in a brutal age. They did use their skills as warriors to relentlessly attack Europe and the British Isles to increase their wealth and territory, but that is not all the Vikings were, and their contribution to world history is far more than warmongering. <br /><br />In this captivating history book, you'll not only learn about heroic warriors in battle but you'll also discover the remarkable achievements made by the Vikings.<br /><br /><b>In part 1 of this book, you will discover topics such as</b><br /><ul><li>The Rise of the Mighty Vikings and the Viking Age</li><li>Significant Viking Raids and Battles</li><li>Ragnar Lothbrok – Man or Myth</li><li>Ivar the Boneless – Ruthless Warrior, Leader of the Great Heathen Army, and Conqueror of England</li><li>Bjorn Ironside – Raider of the Mediterranean</li><li>Harald Fairhair – First King of Norway</li><li>Eric Bloodaxe – Terrifying Family Killer</li><li>Egil Skallagrimsson – Warrior Poet/li><li>Sweyn Forkbeard – The Forgotten King of England</li><li>King Olaf Tryggvason and the Rise of Christianity in Norway</li><li>Harald Hardrada – The Last Great Viking Ruler</li><li>The Viking Age of Exploration</li><li>The Significance of the Settlement of Iceland, Greenland, and Vinland</li><li>Viking Society and Everyday Life</li><li>And much, much more!</li></ul><b>In part 2 of this book, you will discover:</b><ul><li>Erik the Red’s Early Life in Norway</li><li>The Settlement of Iceland and the Viking Age</li><li>Erik’s Early Years in Iceland</li><li>Murder Most Foul</li><li>Erik the Explorer</li><li>Settling in Greenland</li><li>Greenland to Vinland</li><li>Erik’s Offspring and their voyages to Vinland</li><li>Decline of Vinland</li><li>Erik the Pagan and Christianity in Greenland</li><li>The Decline of the Greenland Colony</li><li>Modern Greenland</li><li>And much, much more!</li></ul><b>Some of the topics covered in part 3 of this book include:</b><br /><ul><li>The Making of the Man, Leif Erikson’s Formative Years</li><li>The Settlement of Greenland</li><li>Life in Greenland</li><li>Leif’s First Voyage</li><li>Mysterious Lands to the West of Greenland</li><li>Voyage to Vinland</li><li>Subsequent Voyages to Vinland</li><li>Master shipbuilders</li><li>The discovery of L’Anse aux Meadows</li><li>The End of the Vinland Settlement</li><li>Leif Erikson’s place in History</li><li>And much, much more!</li></ul><b>So if you want to learn more about the Vikings, click "buy now"!</b><br />
The Warsaw Conspiracy (The Poland Trilogy Book 3)
by James Conroyd Martin

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English

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510

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December 17, 2012

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<h3><em></em><strong></strong><br /></h3><h4><strong>A Gold Medal IPPI Winner<br /></strong></h4><h4><strong>Engaging and opulent, <em>The Warsaw Conspiracy</em> unfolds as a family saga set against the November Rising (1830-31), partitioned Poland's daring challenge to the Russian Empire. Brilliantly illustrating the psyche of a people determined to reclaim independence in the face of monumental odds, the story portrays two brothers and their fates in love and war. Michal is a seasoned veteran soldier, cautious of the evolving conspiracy; Jozef, his much younger brother and impassioned cadet, finds himself caught up in the vortex of a daring plot to abduct the Grand Duke of Russia. With Siberia or emigration to France looming as heart-rending contingencies, matriarchs Anna and Zofia stay steadfast in their resolve to steer the clan through ever-muddying waters.</strong><strong></strong></h4>
The Wars of the Roses: A Captivating Guide to the English Civil W...
by Captivating History

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English

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86

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October 08, 2018

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<h2>Explore the Captivating History of the Wars of the Roses</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br />The Wars of the Roses were a complex set of battles, skirmishes, and kidnappings during the 15th century in England. They had their roots in the nearby Civil War of France, which greatly influenced English politics for years to come. Though there is no one universally-accepted start or end date for these wars, the major events throughout the wars occurred between 1455 and 1485.<br /><br />The central reason for the Wars of the Roses, otherwise referred to as the 15th century English Civil War, was a tug-of-war between two families for the throne of England. Though both families were in fact closely related, they had split half a century earlier. Instead of one unified Plantagenet family, the cousins became Lancasters and Yorks. While the Lancasters remained on the throne, the Yorks were overlooked in the succession of kings. The Yorks became jealous, given their equal relation to England’s ancient monarchy, and when the Plantagenet-Lancaster dynasty appeared tragically weakened by the succession of Henry VI, the royal cousins took the opportunity to demand a new ruler.<br /><br /><b>In <i>The Wars of the Roses: A Captivating Guide to the English Civil Wars That Brought down the Plantagenet Dynasty and Put the Tudors on the Throne</i>, you will discover topics such as</b><br /><ul><li>A Short History of the House of Plantagenet</li><li>Civil War in France</li><li>England’s Loss and a King’s Illness</li><li>Treason by the Duke of York</li><li>The Battle of Northampton</li><li>Margaret’s Army</li><li>Mortimer’s Cross and the Battle of Towton</li><li>York Takes the Throne</li><li>The King in the Tower</li><li>The Kingmaker Repents</li><li>The Battles of Barnet and Tewkesbury</li><li>The Death of a King</li><li>The Final Plantagenet Kings</li><li>Richard III and the Princes in the Tower</li><li>The Battle of Bosworth</li><li>The Foundation of the Tudor Dynasty</li><li>Attempts on the Tudor Throne</li><li>The Sainthood and Cult of King Henry VI</li><li>The Legacy of the Wars of the Roses</li><li>And much, much more!</li></ul><b>So if you want to learn more about the Wars of the Roses, click "buy now"!</b>
Winston Churchill: A Life From Beginning to End
by Hourly History

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English

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47

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May 02, 2017

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<h1>Winston Churchill</h1><br /><b>* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *<br /><br />Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.</b><br /><br />The man that the world knows as Winston Churchill looms large on the stage of world history. Like some sort of colossus from antiquity, Churchill strides between two major epochs in the world, one foot planted in the glory days of the British Empire when the sun never set on history’s largest known conglomeration of imperial holdings and the other planted firmly in the aftermath of World War Two, and a post-war order that saw that empire collapse, with Britain barely hanging on to its own sovereignty in the wake. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ Love and War <br />✓ Courting the Americans <br />✓ The Allies Show their Teeth <br />✓ Preparing for the Post-war World <br />✓ Wrestling the Reins of Power <br />✓ Churchill’s Hiatus <br />✓ The End of an Empire <br /><b>And much more!</b><br /><br />With the Iron Curtain descending over Europe, Churchill was the first to raise the alarm bell that signaled the start of the Cold War. Churchill was a master at the helm, navigating his country and to a much larger extent the world through some of its darkest hours, even while he battled some of his own personal demons of depression and doubt. Follow along as Churchill guides us through uncharted and uncertain waters through the sheer power of his own pugnacious pizzazz.
William Wallace: A Captivating Guide to a Freedom Fighter and Mar...
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English

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85

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June 08, 2018

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<h2>Explore the Captivating Life of William Wallace</h2><br /><b>Free History <u>BONUS</u> Inside!</b><br /><br />You might recognize him from Mel Gibson's film Braveheart...<br /><br />Sir William Wallace (c. 1270 – 1305) was – and is – a Scottish national icon of the highest order. Born as the landless younger son of a minor nobleman (Sir Malcolm Wallace), his startling rise to become a military and historical legend, an exemplary patriot, and a national hero is an embodiment of the underdog narrative that many people identify with in film and real life. <br /><br />Wallace earned a place in history for his successful efforts in leading the Scottish resistance forces who had been rallying against English rule since Scotland was conquered in 1296. <br /><br /><h2>Some of the topics covered in this book include:</h2><br /><ul><li>Mysterious Origins</li><li>Coming of Age in Crisis</li><li>Defiance and Compliance</li><li>The Prophecy</li><li>Uprising</li><li>Love in a Time of War</li><li>The Battle of Stirling Bridge</li><li>Invading England</li><li>The Guardian of Scotland</li><li>Defeat at Falkirk</li><li>An Outlaw Once More</li><li>The Execution</li><li>And much more!</li></ul><h2>So if you want to discover more about the life of William Wallace, click "buy now"!</h2>
Greek Mythology: A Concise Guide to Ancient Gods, Heroes, Beliefs...
by Hourly History

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English

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48

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July 03, 2016

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<h1>Greek Mythology</h1><br /><br /><b>* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *<br /><br />Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet. </b><br /><br />Greek Mythology is an enormous field of study and a brief guide is a daunting task for any writer. The myths have a way of entwining one with another, and it is difficult to present a coherent story line without feeling one has omitted the best part of the story. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ What Is A Myth?<br />✓ The Sources Of Greek Mythology<br />✓ The Creation Of The Universe And The Gods<br />✓ What Of Man? What Of Woman?<br />✓ The Greek Pantheon<br />✓ The Trojan War<br />✓ The Influence Of Greek Drama<br />✓ Two Greek Mortal Heroes In Mythological Tales<br /><br />This guide succeeds in presenting an overall sketch of the creation of the world and the battles that follow, resulting in Zeus taking his place as the supreme god and ruling the earth from Mount Olympus. It covers the creation of man, it seems, as a bit of an afterthought for the amusement of the Olympians and some of the most famous stories that have come down to us via the writings of the great dramatists of the Classical Age. There are concise biographies of the twelve gods that make up the Olympians as well as of the heroes of the Trojan War.
Napoleon: A Life From Beginning To End (Military Biographies Book...
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English

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44

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April 03, 2016

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<h1>☆ Napoleon ☆</h1><br />This book is for anyone that enjoys crucial turning points in history. Napoleon was an unremarkable man who managed to change the entire landscape of the world 200 years ago. He has been hailed as a military genius and his victories are still studied by international armed forces to this day. <br /><br /><h2>Inside you will read about...</h2><br />✓ The Little Corporal<br />✓ Napoleon Takes Charge<br />✓ The Napoleonic Code<br />✓ On the Road to Empire<br />✓ A Continent Under Siege<br />✓ Backroom Deals and the Division of Empire<br />✓ Exile and the Napoleonic Last Stand<br />✓ Everyone Wants to Rule the World<br /><br />Through military exploit and the Napoleonic code, he was a man who came out of nowhere and changed the world. This book describes not only how he did it, but why he did it; delve into the psychology of one of the most heroic despots ever known - Napoleon Bonaparte!<br /><br /><i>Series Information: Military Biographies Book 1</i>

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