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Love Conquers All
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Price: Free! Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Hylton Smith. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(3.00 from 1 review)
A young man responds to the needs of his country and leaves home to head for a training camp in the armed forces. Initially he is stationed only fifty miles from home, but it wasn't long before he ended up at the other end of the country. The unit was on the edge of a beautiful village, and it wasn't long before the new recruits got to know the local countryside and its residents.
Love & Sorrow
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Price: Free! Words: 49,870. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
'Love & Sorrow' is a moving, epic saga that brilliantly captures the turbulent history of the first half of the twentieth century.
Almost Perfect
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 488,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Boxed set compilation of the heartwarming Regency/Georgian era Almost series... Love books set in the beautiful United Kingdom? Then immerse yourself in five full length Regency/Georgian era books from the heartwarming Almost Series - Almost Taken, Almost Guilty, Almost Silenced, Almost Forsaken, Almost Denied.
The Broken Poppy
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Price: Free! Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Remembering all those who died in WWI on it's 100th anniversary.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
Kingdoms Fall - The Laxenburg Message
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Series: Kingdoms Fall, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
First novel in the "Kingdoms Fall" series about the fictional adventures of two young British spies who become embroiled in the major events of World War I.
The Pyrate's Lair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - Feisty young Tudor-era curate's daughter Mary Brandon has a fascination for pirates. But when an ill-advised foray into a sea cave turns up an actual pirate, the legendary Captain Currie, her life takes a drastic change in course.
A Tale of Two Cities
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Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
Torc
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Coinneach, the might king of the Durotriges, is dead. His son, Ruadh, is king. Before his death, Coinneach made a pact with the Romans, who are now coming to meet the new king. Ruadh longs for peace and intends to honour the pact. However, the procurator, Decimus, has decided the Durotriges need bringing in line. What will Ruadh do?
Pride of the Britons (Hell-Runners Book Three)
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Price: Free! Words: 20,950. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
As the Roman Empire crumbles in Ancient Britain, feudalism is replacing the old power structure and to stand against invaders the Celtic clans need a hero, the true King Arthur.
A Sweet Blitz
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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.
Dead Drop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Set in the aftermath of the fall of the British Empire, 'Dead Drop' sees three adventurers embark on a perilous expedition for Queen and Country to the wreckage of a plane crash atop Mount Lambapahar, where lies in wait a technology which could determine the fate of a changing world.
166
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: Australian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
166 is a dark, horrific short story about the 7/7 London bombings- from the perspective of thee home ground terrorist Germaine Lindsay. A deep, realistic portrayal of a man's last thoughts before murdering countless people.
The Dead Past (Puddledown Mysteries, #1)
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Series: Puddledown Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,230. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014 by Croft House. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Puddledown, England, 1948. Hugo Wainwright has been denying his attraction to men his whole life. When he stumbles over a murdered body in the woods, the ensuing investigation throws him in with Tommy Granger, the police inspector’s prime suspect. Certain of Tommy’s innocence, Hugo vows to clear the name of the man he’s falling for, but Tommy has his own secrets; secrets with deadly consequences.
Calum's Promise - Clan Episode 9
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Series: Clan, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Calum races to Moy Hall to confront York's spy before the order to kill Jamie can be executed. What he discovers would shake any man's belief in truth and love. York plans to assassinate the prince and collect the bounty, and Calum and John walk right into the action again.
And I Shall Be Healed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"And I Shall Be Healed" follows the experiences of a young army chaplain 1916-17, both at home in West Sussex and with the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front. Haunted by an unhappy upbringing and a mistake for which he cannot forgive himself, he struggles to put the past behind him and support the men he has been called to serve.
Arthur Rhyfelfawr
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Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
King Arthur prequel! Excerpt from priest's court log, Aberffraw: "I am Arthur, son of King Uthr of the Pecsa. I pledge my loyalty in all things until such time as I am able to return to my homeland and avenge my father." The boy is scrawny but forthright. I would wager he would have made an excellent holy man, and he will make for a terrifying king if he ever carves out a kingdom.
Blackwater
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Price: Free! Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a time when death is common, life is cheap and superstition rife, anyone can find their world torn apart by gossip and accusations. Can one lonely girl find the love and companionship she craves? Or will her heart lead her into more danger than she can imagine?
Private Gimble
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front, the daily miseries of the British soldier are compounded by the added dangers of enemy snipers. When least expected, the shrill whistle of the fatal bullet heralds one more death amongst the thousands that have already fallen. Into this war of nerves, a humble ex-poacher plies his deadly trade.
Louis Napoleon: Courting Princess Beatrice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Louis Napoleon, Emperor Napoleon III's heir, longs for Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter. He is determined to spend time alone with her, but has to contend with his parents, watchful chaperones, and the irascible Bertie, Prince of Wales. Based on events reported in court circulars and newspaper articles from February 1872. Short story 4000 words approx.