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Daughters of the Nile (Novel of Cleopatra's Daughter Book 3)

Berkley, 2013

Based on the true story of Cleopatra’s daughter… After years of abuse as the emperor’s captive in Rome, Cleopatra Selene has found a safe harbor. No longer the pitiful orphaned daughter of the despised Egyptian Whore, the twenty year old is now the most powerful queen in the empire, ruling over the kingdom of Mauretania—an exotic land of enchanting possibility where she intends to revive her dynasty. With her husband, King ...


Darkmoon (The Witches of Cleopatra Hill Book 3)

Dark Valentine Press, 2014

The answer to the end lies at the beginning.... One hundred and fifty years ago, a terrible curse descended on the Wilcox clan, dooming generations of women to an early death should they bear a child to the bloodline of Jeremiah Wilcox. Now Angela McAllister is carrying Connor Wilcox’s child, and if she can’t find a way to break the curse, that same doom will fall upon her.   The solution to her dilemma lies somewhere in the past—her ...


The Sharp Hook of Love
Sherry Jones

Gallery Books, 2014

The first retelling of the passionate, twelfth-century love story since the discovery of 113 lost love letters between Heloise d’Argenteuil and Pierre Abelard—the original Romeo and Juliet. "While I sleep you never leave me, and after I wake I see you, as soon as I open my eyes, even before the light of day itself." —Abelard to Heloise Among the young women of twelfth-century Paris, Heloise d’Argenteuil stands apart. Extraordinarily ...


LightMasters: Number 13
M.G. Wells

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2010

On her 13th birthday, Jessica is lured into the forest by a strange spiral light. In the woods she encounters three mystical LIGHTMASTERS, who convince her that she has unique magical gifts. Intrigued, Jessica is transported to another dimension where she is tested for her courage, faith and strength. Follow Jessica as she conquers her fears and helps save Earth from a wicked alien enemy who hates humans.


Logan and The Mystical Collar: Adventures in Ancient Egypt (Greyhound Stories)
Suzanne Burke

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Full Color Illustrations - Collector's Edition A famous Egyptian queen, a not so ordinary dog, and a bully cross paths to alter the course of history! After a mystical collar inscribed with hieroglyphics is found in a dusty old antique shop and placed on Logan the greyhound, he is launched into an exciting time travel adventure to Ancient Egypt. There, Logan meets up with a very familiar cast of characters, only he can’t figure out why they ...


Ava of the Gaia (Volume 1)
G. E. Nosek

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Ava Fae is delighted at the appearance of an alluring new boy at her high school, until she sees the dagger tattoo on the inside of his arm. She knows that tattoo, and it can mean only one thing—either she or the new boy will be dead by the end of the school year. Harnessing the magic of the elements passed down to her through the centuries, Ava works frantically to discover the true intentions of the tattooed stranger. But she is not the only ...


Powerful Political Women: Stirring Biographies of Some of History's Most Powerful Women
Joan McMahon Flatt

iUniverse, 2012

From the beginning of time, certain women—Catherine the Great, Golda Meir, Nancy Pelosi, Margaret Thatcher, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and others—have been beacons, inspiring those who followed to fight against injustice and for ultimate equality. They often risked their own lives to shatter barriers and challenge expectations, because they believed that they could bring about a change for the better. The circumstances of their times brought out ...


Marching With Caesar-Antony and Cleopatra:: Part II-Cleopatra (Volume 4)
R. W. Peake

R W Peake, 2013

In the fourth book of the critically acclaimed Marching With Caesar series, Titus Pullus and his 10th Legion are still in the thick of the maelstrom that follows after the assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar. With the disastrous campaign in Parthia behind them, Mark Antony continues his struggle with Octavian, both men vying for ultimate control of Rome. Enter Cleopatra VII, the Pharaoh of Egypt and mother of Julius Caesar's son, who harbors ...


Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice

Graphix, 2014

When a young Cleopatra (yes, THAT Cleopatra) finds a mysterious tablet that zaps her to the far, REALLY far future, she learns of an ancient prophecy that says she is destined to save the galaxy from the tyrannical rule of the evil Xaius Octavian. She enrolls in Yasiro Academy, a high-tech school with classes like algebra, biology, and alien languages (which Cleo could do without), and combat training (which is more Cleo's style). With help from ...


Asterix Omnibus 2: Includes Asterix the Gladiator #4, Asterix and the Banquet #5, Asterix and Cleopatra #6
Rene Goscinny, Albert Uderzo

Orion, 2011

Three titles, one stupendous volume: here are the fourth, fifth, and sixth Asterix titles, all together! In Asterix the Gladiator , our hero has to save his friend Caconofix from getting thrown to the lions. Asterix and the Banquet offers a feast for readers as Asterix and Obelix sample delicacies on a cross-country tip. And in Asterix and Cleopatra , he and the Egyptian queen build a sumptuous palace for Caesar—and outwit the Roman ...


Diane Stanley, Peter Vennema

San Val, 1997

Cleopatra's name still glitters across history, evoking opulence, ambition, and tragedy. Raised in the shadow of the mighty Roman Empire, she dared to dream of a world united under Egyptian rule. She almost succeeded, and if she had, we would live in a far different world today. Cleopatra was not the renowned beauty of legend--her strength lay in her intelligence, courage, and charm, and she would need all three in her short and perilous reign. ...


Chloe: A Novel
Cleveland O. McLeish

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

Chloe has a lot on her plate. Between avoiding her crotchety boss, balancing her new found faith, achieving her dream of being an author, and trying to fend off the affections of the persistent James Jones, she hardly has time to sleep, let alone solve the mystery of her “undead” father, Patrick. Strange things start happening to Chloe and things don't add up. The deeper Chloe delves for information, the less clear things become. With ...


Stories from Shakespeare
Marchette Chute

Meridian Books by Penguin Books, 1959

Retells in prose the 36 comedies, tragedies, and histories appearing in Shakespeare's First Folio.


Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis
Craig Highberger

Chamberlain Bros., 2005

In the heyday of Andy Warhol's legendary hub of art, subculture, and insanity known as the Factory, one performer made his mark like no other: Jackie Curtis. A wildly creative, avant-garde performer, poet, playwright, and longtime friend and collaborator of Warhol's, Curtis was well known as a cross-dressing phenom whose personal life went even further and was even wilder than anything onstage and onscreen. In this loving, dazzling, and, above ...


Double Take
Laura Kennedy

Melange Books, 2014

When sixteen-year-old Brooke Bentley's green convertible and cell phone conk out during a tropical rainstorm, she believes it's just bad luck. But when she darts through the dark to a dilapidated Victorian she thinks is the home of a friend and is invited in by a butler wearing a faded black tux, Brooke knows it must be karma. Because how often do you meet a reclusive 1950's movie star who thinks she's actress Terry Moore? And how often does ...


Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare
Kenneth Burke

Parlor Press, 2007

This volume gathers and annotates all of the Shakespeare criticism, including previously unpublished lectures and notes, by the maverick American intellectual Kenneth Burke. Burke's interpretations of Shakespeare have influenced important lines of contemporary scholarship; playwrights and directors have been stirred by his dramaturgical investigations; and many readers outside academia have enjoyed his ingenious dissections of what makes a play ...


Speak the Speech!: Shakespeare's Monologues Illuminated
Rhona Silverbush, Sami Plotkin

Faber & Faber, 2002

The most comprehensive sourcebook of Shakespeare's monologues ever available in one volume. A detailed guide to approaching Shakespearean text, Speak the Speech! contains everything an actor needs to select and prepare a Shakespeare monologue for classwork, auditions, or performance. Included herein are over 150 monologues. Each one is placed in context with a brief introduction, is carefully punctuated in the manner that best illustrates ...


The Meaning of Shakespeare (Volume 2)
Harold C. Goddard

University Of Chicago Press, 1960

In two magnificent and authoritative volumes, Harold C. Goddard takes readers on a tour through the works of William Shakespeare, celebrating his incomparable plays and unsurpassed literary genius.


Falling into You (Volume 2)
L T Kelly

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Marc Romano disappeared without a trace into the darkness. His lover became overwhelmed with grief in her loss. But her grief takes on a much more murderous form than most, for Teagan Lewis is a vampire. Now her heartache is driving her further from the woman she once was, and she realises she must snap out of her monstrous habits and discover the way back to her old self. But how? Ending their trip around Europe, Teagan and her friend Alex head ...


Navigating the Bible: The 5-Minute Guide to Understanding God's Word (Illustrated Bible Handbook Series)
Christopher D. Hudson

Barbour Publishing Inc., 2014

If you’ve never read scripture—or if you’ve tried and given up—here’s the book for you: Navigating the Bible—The 5-Minute Guide to Understanding God’s Word. This brand-new resource is designed to be read in small portions—about five minutes apiece—that define, in average, everyday terms, important portions of the Bible. Each brief section is accompanied by fascinating sidebars that further explain the authors, recipients, ...



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