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Polly's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
World War II may be over but Polly Pride feels as though the fighting has moved to her own home. Her son, Benny, is mixed up with some very shady characters, and daughter Lucy is carrying on with a fancy man behind her husband’s back. Polly sees she risks losing all she’s worked so hard to achieve, but won’t stand by and watch her family tear itself to pieces…
Polly Pride
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her husband loses his job Polly decides only drastic action can keep the family from starvation. She sells all their goods and chattels and buys carpets to cut and sell from a handcart. But poverty and Matthew’s hurt pride are only the start of her problems...
Escaping The Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A non-stop tale of escape during WWII from Singapore to England, an unscrupulous Major, a beautiful Egyptian and every sort of enemy all along the way.
One Man's Empire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
John Butler inherits a coffee plantation in Ceylon – and plans to sell it to fund his wild gambling. The discovery of a sturdy crop of tea-bushes among the ruined trees of the storm-ravaged estate leads him to build a thriving tea estate. But when the bank from which John has borrowed money collapses, he is forced to gamble once more – and this time the stakes are everything he owns and loves.
It Never Was You
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Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
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.
The Time Wasters - Deja Vu
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Series: The Time Wasters, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A book for 9 - 14 year olds. Follow the adventures of young time-travellers through real history, as they try to discover why the English speaking peoples are suddenly speaking French.
Inkebarrow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
William Shakespeare takes a wrong turn going beyond the fields he knows — and in the Black Bull of Inkebarrow, he finds a turn from history to magic.
The Officer's Whistle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,540. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Simon is in his last year at prep school and always seems to be in trouble. He finds solace in the History lessons and a homework assignment leads to his father digging out an old trunk that holds secrets of a distant relative who fought in the Great War. Looking through it, Simon traces the story of Tom Beal, who signed up to fight in 1914 and Simon finds an old whistle. What story does it hold?
SALMAN.LIFE
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Price: $1.00 USD. Language: Arabic. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Before producing content for the FogScreen® projection screen it is essential to pay attention to the installation environment’s ambient lighting, screen’s background colour and the FogScreen® unit’s position in relation to the audience. These factors have a crucial impact on the viewing experience and should be taken into consideration when designing the content’s colours, graphical elements etc.
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?
Made a Gypsy Smile
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Graham Jackson. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the 1930s two brothers are not short of mentors, including a Captain, a Colonel and Rover the gypsy. Jim is clever & has a mechanical gift; he is drawn towards engines, cars and planes. Bob muddles along, he is lazy, loves food and appears to be thoroughly useless; but he has art. The boys adventures are rich in fun and laughter; against a long lost glorious English rural backdrop.
Lilibet's other Secret Diary
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Series: Lilibet's Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 25,750. Language: British English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe
Lilibet and her family's life changed when her father unexpectedly became King. It has now been a month since King George’s coronation. Six months since the course of Lilibet’s life changed forever. However, some things never change, including Lilibet’s sister Margaret. Lilibet continues to write her secret diary. And along her life's journey discovering the answers to many questions.
Pride of the Britons
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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: Special Edition
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Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
'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. 'Dead Drop: Special Edition' includes a 10k word additional feature: 'Deconstructing Dead Drop: How To Write An Action Thriller'.
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.
Linden Grove
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,320. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Linden Grove, 1913. An affluent suburb, where residents are respectable and respected. But behind their doors exist a clutch of dark secrets that will bring their well-ordered world crashing down. A gripping tale of moral dilemmas and intrigues unfolding amidst the social upheaval of the early twentieth century.
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.