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Spearhavoc & other short tales (Alternative Histories:1066)
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Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The year 1066 is one of the most famous in World history, but the conquest of England was far from inevitable. Here, a collection of seven short stories describe a wide range of alternative endings. These are just a few of the many ways in which the outcome, which still affects us all today a millennium later, could have been dramatically different.
Candle's Christmas Chair
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Price: Free! Words: 27,520. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Viscount Avery comes to see an invalid chair maker, he does not expect to find Min Bradshaw, the woman who rejected him 3 years earlier. Or did she? He wonders if there is more to the story. For 3 years, Min Bradshaw has remembered the handsome guardsman who courted her for her fortune. She didn't expect to see him in her workshop, and she certainly doesn't intend to let him fool her again.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the end of World War One Margaret is finding Christmas hard - she has to do the work of two men on the family farm. Can the arrival of a stranger lend some Christmas cheer?
Hathy l'éléphant
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Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
C'est un conte au parfum d'Angleterre victorienne et coloniale, et pourtant ce pourrait être une histoire à raconter dans le temps de Noël au cours de laquelle on fera des rencontres inattendues qui rappelleront des souvenirs à bon nombres d'entre nous.
Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
Castro Can Wait
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Fast-paced, action-packed Cold War thriller set in London and Havana, Cuba.
Norah & Emma
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Norah and Emma's lives are played out in London during the politically turbulent years 1900 to 1945, an era of radical politics encompassing women's struggle for the vote, two world wars and the rise of fascism and communism. One is a political activist associated with Pankhurst and Mosley, while the other pursues a mundane career in the prison service. How their lives cross in this maelstrom of s
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. 5. A Druid's Work
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Caledonia, 83AD. As the Romans press their advantage in Scotland, Calach of the Caledonii clan must ready his forces for the Roman invasion of the highlands. His brother Uwan, a young druid has a plan to end the war with little bloodshed, and must embark on a dangerous voyage to the heart of Rome itself. Between the two, they hold the very future of their country in their hands.
The Prisoner of Grimsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
As he grows old, sea captain William Wright is cruelly exiled from his house by his son and daughter-in-law. Forced to live in the garden shed, he is left only with his memories, but designs a unique and terrible revenge on his banishers. Gritty family tale of Grimsby and its contemporary seafaring industry from sailor John Coffey.
Pursuit of Passy
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Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
Beware of the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Laura Ansell arrives in Peking as a young bride in 1899 tension is already building at the British Legation with rumours of unrest among the local Chinese population. As the months pass and summer temperatures rise, the Boxer rebels lay siege to the Legation with bitter fighting. But inside the barricades Laura is also under siege from dashing Russian Prince Sergei.
The Lament of Sir Galahad
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story of a day on the journey of Sir Galahad during the quest for the Holy Grail. The story tells of his father Sir Lancelot and how Sir Galahad came to be in the Knights of the Round Table.
The Secret Diary of Eleanor Cobham
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Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
England, 1441: Lady Eleanor Cobham, Duchess of Gloucester, hopes to become Queen of England before her interest in astrology and her husband’s ambition leads their enemies to accuse her of a plot against the king. Eleanor is found guilty of sorcery and witchcraft. King Henry VI orders Eleanor to be imprisoned for life and in Beaumaris castle she writes her secret diary.
Brunanburh
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Series: Chronicles of the English, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,920. Language: British English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Athelstan, King of the English; Olaf Guthfrithsson, King of the Dublin Norse; Constantin, King of the Scots; Owain, King of Strathclyde, Hywel of the South Welsh; one 'great lamentable and horrible battle'. The year is 937 and Athelstan, King of the English and overlord of the British kingdoms, faces opposition to his rule, that will culminate in the great battle of Brunanburh.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(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.
A Lark Ascending
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,960. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
While trailing suspicious youths in Whitechapel, 13-year-old Malcolm stumbles upon a plot to purge Limehouse of its Chinese inhabitants. Someone dear to him is murdered and a mysterious young woman offers her help to find the killer, but the alliance complicates his life even further. When he discovers the connection between the murder and the looming crisis, will he be up to the challenge?
The Eel Man of Grimsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Dan Noakes inherits a license granting sole rights to fish for eels in Grimsby Docks. The license was gifted to his family in King John's time, but is it a blessing or a curse? Gritty portrayal of contemporary Grimsby and its fishing industry from fisherman John Coffey.
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.
White Cockade
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
SCOTLAND, 1745. Brothers Ewan and Hugh McCraig find themselves on opposing sides as Bonnie Prince Charlie leads the Highland clans against 'Butcher' Cumberland and his redcoats. As the fate of the kingdom hangs in the balance, the two brothers face each other at the battle of Culloden and wait for history to take its course.