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Lilibet's Secret Diary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's December 11th 1936, and 10 year old Lilibet hears of some news that will change her and her family's life forever. She decides to keep a secret diary chronicling these extraordinary events.Will she fulfil her destiny,and also remember which the main course fork is and which the dessert fork is? Lilibet's Secret diary is a factional diary of they young, future Queen Elizabeth II.
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
The Prince of Alexandria
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Price: Free! Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
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 ...?
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.
Coleshanger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
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 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
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 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.
Bia's War
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Price: Free! Words: 98,230. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in the North East of England during the First World War, Bia opens a little shop and attempts to make a home for herself and her baby. But a spurned lover is determined to wreak revenge and, as the war comes close to the shores of her home, Bia has to fight for her home, her business, her friends and her family.
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.
Billy's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Billy's War is a WW2 story of a little English boy; his father is away in the army and his mother is killed in a bombing raid. After being ill-treated by his new foster-mother, he runs away, driven by an obsessive urge to find his father. His quest leads him into many adventures and a great deal of danger, but his courage never falters, and this, together with his boyish charm, sees him through.
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.