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The Playmakers
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Price: Free! Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s the biggest lie in the English language. Four hundred years of duping the world. A tale of corruption, passion, murder - and our greatest literary works. Two remarkable men, the frenzied times they lived in and the fixated people around them. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. One is the real playwright. The other is the stooge. Which is which? ‘The Playmakers’. The novel that reveals
Better the Devil You Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Angel and Rio are now young adults, trying to forge their way in the world, all the while carrying on the legacy of resentment and revenge that has blighted the lives of the generations before them. Rio escapes America, moving to England and finding success, love and heartache. Angel tries to make it as a rock star, all the while battling the childhood demons that torment her.
Bridie McMahon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
At the turn of the twentieth century Ireland is in the throes of depression, work is scarce and families are starving. .Michael McMahon makes the decision to come to England but his vision of a new life is ephemeral. Blighted by the squalid conditions that his family are forced to endure, it is with a heavy heart that he sends his daughter into service. What will the outcome be ...?
Attack Hitler's Bunker!: (The RAF secret raid to bomb Hitler's Berlin Bunker that never happened - probably)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
For a limited time, you can get THREE THRILLERS - FREE > ow.ly/t6L4R (just copy and paste the bold text link into your browser) Rudolf Eineger was left with his finger inside a dead body. Repulsed, he withdrew it and wiped it on the black SS tunic. Richard Earlgood, maverick RAF fighter pilot, and Michael Dorfmann, ambitious Luftwaffe double-agent, plan a daring raid on Adolf Hitler's Bunker.
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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
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 10 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".
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.
Happy and Glorious (Part One)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.
Not Without Mercy The Black Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,020. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Not Without Mercy The Black Death, is book one in the Not Without Mercy series. It is the story of a family that survived the Black Death of 1348 in Bristol England. This gripping and suspenseful adventure is about Faith, Family, Love, Courage, Hope and Redemption.
A Woman Alone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,140. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all the good men are flawed, what’s a good woman to do? Village girl Roseanne Kitto is destined to be farmer Mark Bodilly's wife – until a chance encounter with Stephen Morvah, the squire's son, presents her with a dilemma. Eventually she makes the socially scandalous (in the 1870s) decision to live alone – a “sin” she compounds by adopting a baby boy after his mother is murdered.
Tamsin Harte
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,220. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Come down in the world? Welcome to the solid ground! The mother, Harriet Harte, feels disgraced when left only a modest inheritance when her husband dies. But Tamsin, the daughter, finds it a liberation from upper class stiffness and boredom - and a chance to pursue her dream: to progress from running a seaside boarding house to owning a premier hotel overlooking the bay in Penzance.
Rose of Nancemellin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
If she LOOKS upper class and TALKS upper class … it’s SHOWTIME! Rose’s gift of mimicry was both her undoing and her liberation. One day she pretends to be the daughter of the house and is sacked. She joins a down-at-heel strolling theatre but is quickly propelled toward the London stage, which she takes by storm. But the long road back to Nancemellin, and revenge, is beset with many an adventure.
A Notorious Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 262,010. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Let sleeping dogs lie—one of them may have a bite like a tiger. In 1847 the young, orphaned Johanna Rosewarne is treated as little better than a servant by her uncle and aunt. But when she catches the eye of the suitor intended for the daughter of the house, they cast her out with nothing. 700-odd action-packed pages later, all's well again.
Like a Diamond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,390. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Same house, same family, same forbidden love - will history repeat itself? It is 1910 and young Peter de Vivian, arriving at his new family home in Falmouth, is instantly smitten by Gemma Penhallow, a senior housemaid. But Gemma has more reasons than most to keep her distance. In a long campaign to win her heart, Peter underestimates his family's opposition and Gemma's stubbornness"
Kernow & Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,680. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A disobedient daughter is sharper than a serpent’s tooth—and often more successful. Jessica Kernow, a daughter among three brothers, has always had to fight her corner – especially when, in 1900, she wants to go into the family business, against her father's desire for her to marry. But when she and Cornwallis Trelawney concoct a fake engagement, they both get more than they bargained for.
An Innocent Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,210. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Innocence? Ignorance? Sometimes it’s hard to know which is more dangerous. When young heiress Jane Hervey arrives in Cornwall in 1861 she is completely ignorant of the double standards that governed Victorian public and private life. This is the story of her unwitting discovery of the facts of life – and love – and how it changes everything and everyone in her circle.
Hell Hath No Fury
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Revenge is sweet—bitter sweet. When Lady Lyndon-Fury snubs Daily O'Lindon on the station platform one soft day in 1885 she has no idea of the whirlwind she is sowing. For Daisy, bent on a minor revenge, becomes embroiled in a tit-for-tat that ends in the destruction of one family and a bitter-sweet triumph for another.
For I Have Sinned
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,040. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One brief, careless moment is still long enough for all the world to change. It is 1913 and the McKennas are emigrating from Cork to South Africa. Through a tragic misunderstanding, they leave 7-year-old Salome behind on the quay ... and so begins an extraordinary tale of intrigue as, time and again, the growing girl finds herself loved and betrayed, inspired and abandoned.
Crissy's Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 200,630. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Powers That Be can beat anything except one determined woman. When both parents die in the same week in 1890, their family of five is split up and sent to various institutions. But Crissy, the second eldest, is determined to get them all back under one roof again despite the implacable opposition of her grandmother, who had disinherited her daughter, Crissy's mother, many years earlier.