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Almost Denied
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Regency Romance... Buying a piece of land, or building a city, shouldn’t be this hard… No one is going to take Gianna LeBon’s land and home from her. Not any man, not for any price. Pretending to be married may not be enough to save it or her. Colonel Ross Rayne knows how to deceive an enemy but he’s never had to use those skills on a stubborn, hard-headed, beautiful woman.
The Broken Poppy
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Price: Free! Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Remembering all those who died in WWI on it's 100th anniversary.
The War to End All Wars
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This e-book contains 17 short stories written to commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of World War One, written for the 2014 Tavistock Arts and Music Festival.
The Ghost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,040. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Julia Mac Vicker is a young widow working in Glasgow, just after the Great War. Grief-stricken, she takes the first steps of her new life. At first, she is scarcely aware of The Ghost - the spirit of her dead husband, Heath, who drowned in the Minch on New Year’s Eve of 1918. Julia experiences foul tertiary, anguished memories and eerie sensations that are, indeed, senses-beyond-the-senses.
Two Edwardian Adventures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
The Sensational Mr Danby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Historical fiction novel centred around an Irish artist Francis Danby. His painting of the apocalypse that was displayed in London in 1828 caused huge scandal, fuelling the debate on slavery in the British Empire. Following four main characters, including his wife and mistress, it charts the huge influence that the artist and his painting had on others.
Kingdoms Fall - The Laxenburg Message
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Series: Kingdoms Fall, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: British English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
First novel in the "Kingdoms Fall" series about the fictional adventures of two young British spies who become embroiled in the major events of World War I.
Seeking Scandal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Blue Tulip Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Two years ago, Caroline Carrington had made the biggest mistake of her life; she had rejected the man she loved. Now, she was back in London and ready to find a husband. But first, before proper Caroline did exactly what was expected of her, she wanted a little scandal, something to remember during her life as a perfect society wife. Not enough to ruin her, but enough to make her feel alive.
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 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.
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?
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".
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.
My Lady Viper
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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.