Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom

Escaping The Sun
By
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
By
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
By
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 Time Wasters - Deja Vu
By
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.
The Officer's Whistle
By
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?
A Tale of Two Cities
By
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 5 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".
Made a Gypsy Smile
By
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
By
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
By
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.
My Lady Viper
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,920. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Eliza Knight. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
Lady Anne Seymour knows her family hangs by a thread. If her sister-in-law Jane Seymour cannot give the King a son, she will be executed or set aside, and her family with her. Anne throws herself into the deadly and intoxicating intrigue of the Tudor court, determined at any price to see the new queen's marriage a success and the Seymour family elevated to supreme power.
Dead Drop: Special Edition
By
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
By
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
By
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.
The Dead Past (Puddledown Mysteries, #1)
By
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.
Sunken Dreams
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,970. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
They thought they survived the impossible but now came the hardest part, living.
The Deadly Playground - 1914
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Deadly Playground is the 1st volume of a story of the prestigious Barrington family during the Great War. A tale of espionage, romance and a portrait of power & influence as the curtain rises on the first act of a Century of tumultuous conflict. Hallmarked by attention to historical detail, this novel comes with a guarantee — the reader will see the Great War in a completely new light.
Tizzie
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There's no slavery in the Yorkshire Dales, not in 1887, not ever. But loving families use artful schemes to enslave the innocent. Twenty nine year old Tizzie is such an innocent.
And I Shall Be Healed
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,910. 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.
Happy and Glorious (Part One)
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,080. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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.
After Whorl: Donning Double Cloaks (#3 - Celtic Fervour series)
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Pursued by Rome AD73 Northern Britannia After King Venutius’ defeat, Brennus of Garrigill – known as Bran – maintains a spy network monitoring Roman activity in Brigantia. Relative peace reigns till AD 78 when Roman Governor Agricola marches his legions to the far north. Brennus is always one step ahead of the Roman Army as he seeks the Caledon Celt who will lead all tribes in battle against Rome.