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$0.99 on 9/17/2021 – The Heretics’ Revenge by Martin Barrett

Persecuted to extinction, the Cathar heretics desperately wanted revenge against the Church of Rome. It arrived in abundance 750 years later.

Condemned as heretics by the Catholic Church, the 13th-century Cathars are persecuted, tortured, and finally burned alive at Montségur. But according to legend, they hide their riches and relic beyond the castle walls on the eve of their demise. In the 1930s, Otto Rahn dedicates his life to recovering the long-forgotten relic, and coerced by Himmler joins the SS to find the ‘Holy Grail’ for the Nazis. Exposed as both Jewish and homosexual, Rahn commits suicide. But not before he entrusts his notes to his niece. – Notes that have never been found!

Seeking a challenge after retiring early, businessman Steve Jackson embarks on a modern-day search for the fabled Cathar cache. With French girlfriend, Manon Lubin, they locate Rahn’s abandoned clues in the Black Forest. The notes become a key to locating a religious discovery even greater than the Dead Sea Scrolls, and unleash a 750-year old time-capsule of revenge that threatens to shake the Church of Rome to its foundations.

The massacre of the Cathars and the true story of Otto Rahn are interweaved and then continued with the fictional search for the treasure and relic. Rich in historical detail, this fascinating and absorbing story, set in France and London, climaxes with a thought-provoking and controversial conclusion that brings – The Heretics’ Revenge.

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$0.99 on 6/2/2021 – The Heretics’ Revenge by Martin Barrett

Condemned as heretics by the Catholic Church, the 13th-century Cathars are persecuted, tortured, and finally burned alive at Montségur. But according to legend, they hide their riches and relic beyond the castle walls on the eve of their demise.
In the 1930s, Otto Rahn dedicates his life to recovering the long-forgotten relic, and coerced by Himmler joins the SS to find the ‘Holy Grail’ for the Nazis. Exposed as both Jewish and homosexual, Rahn commits suicide. But not before he entrusts his notes to his niece. Notes that have never been found.

Seeking a challenge after retiring early, businessman Steve Jackson embarks on a modern-day search for the fabled Cathar cache. With French girlfriend, Manon Lubin, they locate Rahn’s abandoned clues in the Black Forest. The notes become a key to locating a religious discovery even greater than the Dead Sea Scrolls, and unleash a 750-year old time-capsule of revenge that threatens to shake the Church of Rome to its foundations.

The massacre of the Cathars and the true story of Otto Rahn are interweaved and then continued with the fictional search for the treasure and relic. Rich in historical detail, this fascinating and absorbing story, set in France and London, climaxes with a thought-provoking and controversial conclusion that brings The Heretics’ Revenge.

The Author / Publisher advised that this title was available for $0.99 (or local equivalent), discounted from $2.99 on 6/2/2021 at the following retailers. These links may use our affiliate tag with Amazon and other retailers and as such may earn us commissions on qualifying purchases.

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$FREE on 4/9/2021 – My Brother Themba by Michele van Rensburg

Themba, a mixed-race boy, and Alex, a white boy, negotiate the restrictions apartheid inflicts on their day-to-day lives to sustain their brotherhood over time. In 1980's South Africa, the gap between the way Themba and Alex are treated is present in each and every moment. This story follows them as they mature and grow within this system, which recognizes Themba as a crime. When they move on to high school, each goes their own direction. Themba finds a father figure and begins to understand the system that has antagonized him, which leads him to be active in politics and movements. Meanwhile, Alex has become pent up and prone to lashing out. “My Brother Themba” is a novel that examines how two boys, the best of friends, are brought up and raised in apartheid South Africa. The way this evil governance affects them differently every day illuminates the human tragedy that can happen when evil people lead our countries. But with knowledge and awareness, there is hope. This, above all, is the story of a young man recognizing a system for what it is and rebelling against it.

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$0.99 on 4/7/2021 – Hampshire Stories: A Collection of Tales Set in 19th-Century England by Joe Giampaolo

Hampshire Stories is an award-winning collection of 8 short narratives set in 19th-century England. This collection was written with particular attention to historical accuracy and is perfect for readers who enjoy charming love stories and poignant dramas of the Regency or Victorian periods. Ranked several times on the Bestseller List in the Victorian and Regency categories of both Amazon.com and Amazon Canada.

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$0.99 on 3/24/2021 – Picasso’s Motorcycle by Marc Sercomb

France, 1940.
An unexpected gift of an old motorcycle with a tragically romantic past hurls a young orphan into the thick of things as war breaks out and his life changes forever. Half-French/half-German Daniel must find a way to survive in a world that mercy seems to have abandoned. This book transports the reader to Nazi-occupied France, where Daniel unwittingly and unexpectedly finds himself working for the Resistance, and ultimately to the Russian Front in a twist of fate so startling that no one can see it coming. In turn quirky, heartwarming, beguiling and uncompromising, author Marc Sercomb weaves together many moods and colors to tell young Daniel’s story. Beyond engaging, Picasso’s Motorcycle has been hailed as a genuine “page-turner” by those who have so far encountered it.

If you like “The Book Thief” and “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” you’ll love this book!

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$0.99 on 4/21/2020 – The Sword Brothers by Peter Darman

Jerusalem may have fallen to the Saracens but in the Baltic Bishop Albert of Riga has created the crusader state of Livonia to bring the word of God to the indigenous pagans. The battle to convert the natives is savage and unrelenting and into this holy war is thrust Conrad Wolff, a young native of the city of Lübeck whose family has suffered a terrible injustice.

Forced to leave his homeland to seek sanctuary in Livonia, Conrad’s fate is soon entwined with that of the Sword Brothers, the order of warrior monks that fights to defend and expand Christendom in the Baltic. But as Conrad begins his training to become a member of the brethren, the enemies of the Bishop of Riga gather and soon Livonia is surrounded and battling for its very existence.

Conrad and the order soon find themselves fighting for their lives as the enemies of the Sword Brothers close in on all sides.

This, the first volume in the Crusader Chronicles, tells the story of Conrad Wolff and the Baltic Crusade during the first years of the thirteenth century.

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$0.99 on 1/20/2020 – The Sword Brothers by Peter Darman

Jerusalem may have fallen to the Saracens but in the Baltic Bishop Albert of Riga has created the crusader state of Livonia to bring the word of God to the indigenous pagans. The battle to convert the natives is savage and unrelenting and into this holy war is thrust Conrad Wolff, a young native of the city of Lübeck whose family has suffered a terrible injustice.

Forced to leave his homeland to seek sanctuary in Livonia, Conrad’s fate is soon entwined with that of the Sword Brothers, the order of warrior monks that fights to defend and expand Christendom in the Baltic. But as Conrad begins his training to become a member of the brethren, the enemies of the Bishop of Riga gather and soon Livonia is surrounded and battling for its very existence.

Conrad and the order soon find themselves fighting for their lives as the enemies of the Sword Brothers close in on all sides.

This, the first volume in the Crusader Chronicles, tells the story of Conrad Wolff and the Baltic Crusade during the first years of the thirteenth century.

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$0.99 on 11/8/2019 – Fate’s Restless Feet by Anthony Delstretto

FATE'S RESTLESS FEET 1911-1913
Book Two of THE LAST ITALIAN: A SAGA IN THREE PARTS

Brothers Gianni and Renzo Como land with an elite Bersaglieri regiment in Tripoli, Libya, as the Kingdom of Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire. What was expected to be a quick and glorious conquest devolves into primal struggle as Italian forces face attack from all sides. Renzo, charged by his family to protect his younger brother, puts his life on the line to live up to his duty during a treacherous battle fraught with confusion, courage, and unimaginable cruelty.
Despite dire warnings, Angelina Scrivatti undertakes the perilous journey from Castrubello to America to claim a promise of marriage. She eventually arrives at a northern Michigan mining town to discover the man she loves struggling with guilt and despair. Their efforts to find happiness soon become swept up in a storm of ethnic violence that leads to a night of inconceivable tragedy — and one final chance at personal redemption.
ABOUT THE SERIES
THE LAST ITALIAN: A SAGA IN THREE PARTS is a gripping epic that begins in 1882 Italy and spans more than sixty years of social and political tumult. Three generations of characters, bound by blood and shared histories, face rapacious landowners, deadly epidemics, brutal warfare, ethnic strife, and fascist brutality during the turbulent era of the Kingdom of Italy. As the series' protagonists struggle to balance ambition, love, and loyalty against the harsh demands of survival, Fate forever stands ready to abruptly intervene.

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$0.99 on 10/16/2019 – The Sword Brothers by Peter Darman

Jerusalem may have fallen to the Saracens but in the Baltic Bishop Albert of Riga has created the crusader state of Livonia to bring the word of God to the indigenous pagans. The battle to convert the natives is savage and unrelenting and into this holy war is thrust Conrad Wolff, a young native of the city of Lübeck whose family has suffered a terrible injustice.

Forced to leave his homeland to seek sanctuary in Livonia, Conrad’s fate is soon entwined with that of the Sword Brothers, the order of warrior monks that fights to defend and expand Christendom in the Baltic. But as Conrad begins his training to become a member of the brethren, the enemies of the Bishop of Riga gather and soon Livonia is surrounded and battling for its very existence.

Conrad and the order soon find themselves fighting for their lives as the enemies of the Sword Brothers close in on all sides.

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$0.99 on 10/4/2019 – Nikola’s Otherworld by Ted Lampron

WORLD FAMOUS SCIENTIST MAKES CONTACT WITH AN OTHERWORLD.
In a small underground laboratory, a desperate scientist attempts to contact other worlds and finds an inner portal to another dimension. The year is 1906, and Nikola has invented a device beyond the scope of imagination. But his work comes at a considerable cost and sets him on the path to a nervous breakdown.
Locked away in a secret laboratory beneath his Wardenclyffe estate, the famous inventor stays hidden from public view as he relentlessly works on a secret project that fills the void between science and magic.
In his quest to reach beyond the realm of reality, something scientifically impossible happens, which could threaten the world as we know it. In desperation, Nikola decides to abandon his Wardenclyffe property and never return, keeping his discovery secret until his last days on earth.

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