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Patriote Peril
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Following the return of an empty carriage, Elizabeth Darmon begins a harrowing pursuit of her family's kidnappers. Alone, scared on the frontier of New Brunswick, she trails the kidnappers through deplorable conditions along the St. Lawrence River to Quebec City where she finds a woman posing as Elizabeth with another William.
England at the FIFA© World Cup - 1930 to 1966, A Brief History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2014 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This book will remember all the famous English moments in World Cup history, tell you how we did, who scored, what happened and what was the fallout. England’s shock first round exit in 2014 in Brazil was unexpected but added to an already fascinating story to the World Cup epic that has played out since 1950.
A World War II Love Story
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 52,410. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Pregnant Veronika is forced to flee after SS Officers discover a secret she's been keeping endangering her life and the life of her Secret Service Officer boyfriend, Hans. Making the hardest decision of her life, she leaves the man she loves to save the child their love created. Years will pass before their son crosses paths with his long lost father. Can this family unit be reunited after decades
The Battle Of Manila Bay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The Spanish Armada has allowed the Spaniards to maintain their powerful grip on the areas they have conquered. The American Asiatic Squadron aims to break that grip and bring freedom to the inhabitants of the Spanish colonies. Explore the battle which paved the way for a new era. "The Battle Of Manila Bay" is the latest novel from the pen of Norbert Mercado, author of "The Children of Mars".
On The Gunline: A Hugh Harnlee Naval Saga
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Gunner's Mate (Guns) First Class Hugh Robert Harnlee begins his rise in the US navy following a turret fire on the USS Wilmington on the gun line off the coast of Vietnam in 1970.
Mr Jack Nobody
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,570. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Your name is Jack Nobody. Orphaned at the age of five you now live in the workhouse and survive on meagre wages and rations augmented by petty thieving. Still, it's a little better than climbing up chimneys which you had to do previously until you grew too big for that work. Now at the age of nine what are your prospects? Poverty, disease or prison?
One Above and One Below
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
One Above And One Below unfolds the stories of Michael and Franz, their lives, loves, aspirations and difficulties. Trevor Towers' charming novel is full of interesting and in-depth naval details, thrilling descriptions of sea battles and honourable characters.
Hidden Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,010. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Jacob Rawlings, retired magistrate, fisherman and master story teller, transports his daughter and grandchildren to his days of working on smacks in the 1860s, fishing boats trawling the perilous and unpredictable sea.
The Illusion of Being Here
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In Charleston, South Carolina, cousins Paul Gildbridge and Luke Pharo are searching for a letter from Catherine the Great to one of their ancestors. Following the trail, Luke realizes he is on a spiritual search that began in Russia when he met a witch in Moscow, while Paul is pushed to consider where his real passions are leading him.
The Peking Incident
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
Tidal Effects
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Series: Gray Tide In The East, Book 2. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 60,570. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Tidal Effects follows the events in Gray Tide in the East, firstly as conflict arises with the USA over Germany’s attempt to build a major naval base on their newly acquired colony of Martinique, and then as Germany tries to exert its influence over the troubled Austro-Hungarian Empire. The story is seen through the eyes of real people drawn from history, and based on thorough historical research
The Scorpion’s Helper
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Imagine that Judas is the father of Jesus. Born under the sign of the scorpion, a bastard and outcast, Judas conceives a son with a young girl named Mary. The voice of Mary's god, a voice only Mary can hear, leads her away from Judas to fulfill their son's destiny. Ozeret, her mother's mute servant, is silent witness of the tragedy to come. Only Ozeret can rescue Jesus from the scorpion’s sting.
Fire in the Hole
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the late 1880s, two Austrian coal miner brothers were among the thousands of Europeans that immigrated to America. Going to work as replacement 'scabs' for the striking miners at one of the many mines of the booming Southeast Kansas coal fields, they searched for a better life as new naturalized citizens, but instead, found the same dangerous and unhealthy working conditions.
Fair Wind to Bahia
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Shipwrecked on a Brazilian beach in the year 1834, two couples stumble onto a plantation where they find a knife in the owner's back. Harrowing encounters with Indians, escaped slaves and ruthless landlords conspiring to assassinate eight-year old future leader, Dom Pedro II, lead to a dangerous transfusion to save the cholera-stricken young prince.
The Forth Conspiracy
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Series: Darmon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
William Darmon and his wife Elizabeth, owners of Mayfair Hall, fall victim to rival Forth family who introduce a bill into Parliament called the Writ of Confiscation. It will repossess the Darmon's ancestral home unless they can find their missing deed. A late family friend hid the document on a trip to Egypt decades earlier, leaving a clue to its location only visible in the night sky of 1825.
Sky Lark
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,270. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
Summer 1914 Irish Nurse Emily Halpin marries Charles Eyre. He enlists with Emily’s brother Tom and friend William bound for France. Soon Tom is killed, followed by the disappearance of Charles. Frantic with worry and determined to find Charles, Emily and best friend Jane join the Nursing Corps. Her efforts to protect the men in her care irrespective of their nationality almost led to disaster...
Fallen
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,270. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Fallen intertwines the lives of Grey Bear, in the aftermath of the Marias Massacre of 1870, and Calvin, the son of an alcoholic, abusive father, escaping to the wilderness of Northwest Montana in 1997. Central to Grey Bear's story is the relationship with his son, a strong-spirited, inquisitive boy of ten named Running Dog. After Grey Bear's tribe is decimated by a ruthless Cavalry brigade.
Leica II
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: Italian. Published: August 13, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
1943-1995. La macchina fotografica Leica II, che Manfred eredita dal padre con numerosi negativi, trascina tutti davanti alla propria coscienza e diventa il filo che lega diverse persone, alcune realmente esistite, che per vari motivi hanno posseduto quella macchina fotografica...
The Eyeball Conspiracy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 358,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In October 1962, the U.S. forced Khrushchev to remove missiles from Cuba. But two warheads are missing. Castro is unhappy and has ordered a Cuban special ops unit to grab two warheads and smuggle them into the U.S. Now two American cities are threatened. Khrushchev offers help and Kennedy has to accept. A combined team, FBI and KGB, work together to find the warheads…before it is too late.
L’onorata vendetta
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: Italian. Published: August 11, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Stefano è un giovane architetto che, dopo cinque anni, ritorna a Tropea, paese d’origine di suo padre. Qui viene accolto dalla vecchia zia, donna Letizia, austera e combattiva, sorella del compianto Giorgio D’Amico, Pubblico Ministero a Palermo nella metà dello scorso secolo...