Will D'Artagnan Turn Against His Friends?“In this world, all--men, women, and kings--must live for the present. We can only live for the future for God” - Alexandre Dumas, The Man in the Iron Mask
Aramis wants to replace the current King of France, Louis XIV with a puppet ruler so he asks Porthos for help. D'Artagnan on the other hand sides with the current King so he immediately helps Louis when he is at peril. He also has to arrest his former friends for treason. Will he do it?,This book has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.
For hundreds of years, readers have been enchanted by the tale of Cinderella, of how a nobleman's daughter escaped a life of servitude with the help of a pumpkin, a pair of glass slippers and her Fairy Godmother. But the truth is very different from the fairytale yet no less extraordinary. Marigold and Gardenia Roche have simple dreams; to marry well and live happily ever after. Yet this is a tricky proposition when neither heralds from money nor could be considered a great beauty. But two events are about to change the lives of everyone in the tiny Kingdom of Andovia: the first is the announcement of a great ball, at which the Crown Prince has vowed to choose a bride. The second is the arrival of a widowed French nobleman and his beautiful daughter. Two events, seemingly unconnected, and yet both will have dire consequences for all – unless something is done. Marigold and Gardenia's lives are about to become entwined with the girl who would be Queen. And yet few will ever know the dangers they faced nor the sacrifices they made to save a vainglorious Kingdom from the damsel with the crocodile smile.
Every child knows the story of Cinderella. But this is the story of Marigold and Gardenia Roche – otherwise known as the Ugly Sisters. And it is no fairytale.
»One of the few writers to make me laugh out loud.« – David Baddiel, Comedian
»One of Britain's best kept literary secrets.« – The Big Issue in the North
Rozemyne, now both the High Bishop and the archduke’s adopted daughter, finds herself lost in a position of power she just isn’t used to. Preparing for the Harvest Festival, taking care of new orphans, dealing with the dissatisfaction of a neighboring town—her list of problems just keeps on growing. On top of all that, Ferdinand the High Priest is being as harsh as can be. Still, Rozemyne doesn’t give up! Encouraged by meetings with her lower city family and friends, she recharges by reading books in the temple! She’ll need as much energy as she can get as the yearly Night of Schutzaria is fast approaching, where Rozemyne will need to travel to the forest bordering Dorvan to gather materials...This is the most action-packed volume of this bibliofantasy yet! Being the High Bishop is hard, okay?!
By drinking a vial of vampire blood, Rentt Faina, undead adventurer, successfully achieved his next stage of existential evolution and has become a lesser vampire!
Rentt, now short on funds, sets off on a journey to retrieve items required to craft equipment and weapons for his disciple, Alize. With his faithful mouse familiar, Edel, Rentt sets off to the New Moon Dungeon, slaying his share of forest wolves and lizardmen. But is he prepared for the legendary monster that's appeared in the labyrinth's boss chamber, in place of the usual earth dragon...?
Meanwhile, a priestess-saint and Gold-class vampire hunter show up at the doors of the Stheno Company, where the sale of the tarasque is to be negotiated. But they're here for one reason: the suspicion that a certain adventurer is actually a vampire in hiding...
An undead with a dream, eternally striving toward the rank of Platinum-class, even in undeath! All this and much more in the fourth volume of Rentt's undead adventures!
Following a disastrous encounter with a noble, Myne finally resolves to say goodbye to her family and friends in the lower city, changing her name to “Rozemyne” and beginning her new life as the adopted daughter of Ehrenfest’s archduke. However, her days as an archnoble in noble society are brutal, as she is put through rigorous etiquette and magic training on top of her duties as High Bishop and forewoman. It all proves too much for a weak little seven-year-old girl... Or it would have, had the High Priest not offered her the keys to the temple’s book room as a reward. If she could get her hands on those, she’d be able to read all sorts of precious books! Her name may have changed, but Rozemyne’s passion for books remains the same as she charges into a whole new world!The detailed setting expands as the printing industry grows in size. Here begins Part 3 of this bibliofantasy for book lovers everywhere!
Vampire hunter Nive Maris had rained Holy Fire down upon Rentt, the undead adventurer, to prove he was a vampire. But her plan only proved that he wasn’t a vampire at all! When Lorraine suggested that Rentt's divinity may have been the reason the Holy Fire didn’t work, they decided to travel to his hometown of Hathara to visit the shrine where he obtained his divinity.Rentt and Lorraine plan to leave Maalt for a couple weeks, but first they need to create wands and equipment for their disciple, Alize, before they depart. And in order to avoid trouble with people like Nive, Rentt needs to get his double registration at the guild officially approved by negotiating with the Guildmaster, Wolf Hermann. But as the man who oversees countless ruffians, Wolf is a force to be reckoned with!An undead with a dream, eternally striving toward the rank of Mithril-class! All this and much more in the fifth volume of Rentt's undead adventures!
Rentt Faina has successfully overcome the menacing tarasque standing between him and the Dragon Blood Blossoms he seeks. But then, in the depths of the Swamp of Tarasque, a well-dressed man appears before Rentt, proffering a quest of his own on behalf of the highly-revered Latuule family...Offered an exceptional reward for the collection of Dragon Blood Blossoms, Rentt visits the Latuules, only to find himself trapped in a maze! Seeking a way through to reach the Latuule family manor, he stumbles across an opening with beautiful roses and...a table with teacups?“Are you giving up?”Will Rennt make it out undead enough to achieve his objective of becoming a Mithril-class adventurer?! A young girl's invitation to tea-time may be Rentt's only means of escape!
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