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The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Queen Elizabeth's Wizard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. John Dee was Queen Elizabeth's loyal advisor and official wizard. But then she asks him to create a new and deadly kind of plague to help defeat the Spanish Armada threatening Albion's shores. Will he risk his immortal soul to serve his queen?
Gaslight
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's London, 1920. Newly demobilized soldiers have flooded the capital's streets but an ungrateful country isn't ready for them. Harry Costello has returned from the horrors of the Somme to no job, no money and no prospects. Desperate times demand desperate measures and when an opportunity to burgle a house presents itself, Harry seizes the chance. But things don't go quite to plan...
Land of the Fathers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Circumstances brought them to England. A small farming community brought them peace. A deep sense of longing and purpose gave them reason to stay. Home can be anywhere you find love, so they say. Roots dig deep when you belong.
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
Coach and Four: Allisandra's Tale
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of suspense and romance in 1600s England, when conspiracy and betrayal lead to unexpected love. Note: This is a 15,000+ word short story.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
All I Desire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Adam Parsons thinks he knows exactly what he wants out of life. Working as a farrier in 18th century England does little to satisfy him. A dark ship comes into port and an unexpected opportunity arises to change life for himself and his love, Selena. Will Adam finally find all he desires or will he lose all that he already has? 2012 Fresh Ink Honorable Mention Winning Story
The Morning Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Story set in Anglo-Saxon England. Ulf of Leystoke is working at Hunlaf's forge at Hemingburh but longs to return to his home village. Haunted by the memory of his widow Hroswitha, killed two years before in a Viking raid, he still needs a wife. Is Hunlaf's daughter Goldrun the answer?
A Sweet Blitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the Hanged Man tells the tale of William Rhys, accused of a crime and hung by the Lord of the land. Three days later, he came back to life. Now, cloaked in his burial shroud and back from the dead, William Rhys stalks the land as the dreaded Hanged Man. The hangman's rope that took his life is now his weapon of vengeance as he hunts the wicked and evil in medieval Britain.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a worker is savagely attacked in the Thames section of the London Tunnel Authority, Charles St. Cyprian, in his role as Royal Occultist, is summoned. He, along with his apprentice Ebe Gallowglass, are no strangers to the unusual and terrifying, but find themselves tackling something neither expected. A phantom of such savage power that it absolutely in no way is or was ever human.
Yoikes
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Catherine de Valois
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
The Raven's Lady
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Felix returns home in disguise after 13 years, he plans to catch a smuggler then take up his viscountcy. He does not expect the smuggler to be his childhood sweetheart.
Stories of The Golden Age of Northumbria
Series: Annual Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Written in conjunction with the Golden Age of Northumbria Project of 2007-08 in Berwick-upon-Tweed and the surrounding area, this anthology contains new stories on old themes and some completely original ones set at the time. Some are suitable for young children, some for older children and adults. *****PRICE REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME*****
Tales from the Rails
Series: Annual Anthologies, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An anthology of short stories and poems a theme of Railways - particularly around Berwick upon Tweed and the Eastern Scottish Borders, compiled in conjunction with the Stephenson 150 Project which celebrated the life of railway engineer Robert Stephenson. Some of the stories are fact based, some pure fiction. Contains 10 photographs. Print version published 2009. **PRICE REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME**
Kiss Kiss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set in the 1950s, when sixteen year old Lamour stumbles across a secret love affair she finds herself in great danger.
Kill
Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brilliant swordsman and heroic in stature, young Jeremy has only one weakness as he faces his greatest challenge. He is a coward.