Read chapter One from The Borgia Blade

Chapter I Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook He drove in and out of the torch-lit room, his long blade a slash of red fire before him. His feet slapped the wooden flooring as he executed a flanconade or slid into the rhythmic movement of a…

Read Chapter One from Ivan the Terrible

Chapter One Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook  THE HORSEMAN FLED ACROSS THE GREAT WHITE SNOWFIELD at a mad gallop, his naked chest gleaming in the silver moonlight almost as brightly as the blade of the sword he carried in his big right hand. The wind…

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Chapter 1 Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library HE HAD NO HOME. He was a footloose wanderer. An adventurer, riding a roan horse down into the valley of the Oglio River in this early fall of the year 1426. His closely cropped yellow hair was fitted with a steel cap, and a leather…

Read chapter Three from The Conquering Prince

CHAPTER THREE Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook Edward, Prince of Wales, was about to learn his first great lesson in the arts of love: when the rival wins, show no sorrow, for the love you bear your lady. But these were only words, and this…

Read chapter Three from Madame Buccaneer

Chapter Three Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook for 99¢ MARTIN CHANDOS woke to the thud of a distant saker. For a moment he lay bemused, turning to the woman beside him in the little bunk, her dark eyes open and sober, intent on his. The…

Read chapter One from Rebel Wench

Chapter One Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook for 99¢ The key turned in the lock and the door opened on the room he had not seen for more than four years. The low ceiling, slanting slightly where it reached out toward the gable window, the…

Read chapter Two from The Conquering Prince

CHAPTER TWO Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook For two months, Edward and Joan lived in a paradise. Pepin left them much alone, so that they rode often through Woodstock Forest, sometimes spreading a lawn cloth on a grassy clearing and picnicking on roast squab and…

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CHAPTER THREE: along the island shores Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook The ship plunged into a titantic wave, dipping its prow into roiling waters, shedding them as it rose cleanly upward into the night air through which a savage rain was pounding. Thunder tore the…

Read chapter Three from The Stonehedge Slave

Chapter Three Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook 1. Randolph Stone tossed the whistle onto the night table. His father had used it before him to summon slaves and it had always been his own ambition to blow that whistle and hear hurrying footsteps along the…

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Book Two: the maid of Milan Chapter Three Digitally transcribed for the Gardner Francis Fox Adventure Library Click here for an Amazon Kindle eBook Three weeks later the White Company lay encamped on the banks of the Olona, just outside the high red walls of Milan. With an escort of twenty lances, Sir John Hawkwood rode…