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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 Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,700. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?
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.
Prisoner of the Queen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,090. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Eliza Knight. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
I have served three queens in my life. One was my sister. One was my savior. And one my bitterest enemy. Knowing she was seen as a threat to the Queen she served, Lady Katherine Grey, legitimate heir to the throne, longs only for the comfort of a loving marriage and a quiet life far from the intrigue of the Tudor court.
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.
El hombre que vino de las olas
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2014 by OmniaBooks. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Allí donde el mar báltico y el mar del norte estrecha sus manos como gigantes en un pulso salvaje de la madre naturaleza vive Hanne buscando un sentido a su vida. Los vientos de guerra contra el imperio británico acechan y la posible invasión del país es irremediable. Sólo Hanne es capaz de cambiar el rumbo de la historia de su país con la ayuda de Odín y el hombre que vino de las olas.
The Trials of George Wickham the Younger
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Twenty-five years have passed since the death of the notorious scoundrel George Wickham, but his legacy carries on. His young son George must now make his way through a society where his father’s name is not unknown. In Altman’s ninth installment of The Darcys and the Bingleys, we find the young generation trying to find success in life and love as the past casts a long shadow on their present.
The Hills of Happiness
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
India in the late days of the raj, England in the great slump of the 1930’s; these are the settings of this story of family interaction and decline. James and Dorothy Martinmas appear to inhabit a sort of Garden of Eden in the green hills of souther India. But there are serpents: in the past and in the present.
A Spider's Thread Across the Tay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
During a fierce storm, a train carrying seventy-five people is hurled into the Firth of Tay when the bridge it is crossing collapses. Everyone on board is killed. It is the night of 28th December 1879. A Spider’s Thread Across the Tay is a work of fiction, but the story of the Tay bridge disaster is real. The tragedy and the lives of the people it touches are vividly brought to life
Death Be Pardoner To Me
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Wars of the Roses were terrible years when armies swept back and forth across England and kings were the pawns of arrogant nobles. In these savage times, three royal brothers defeated all those who would rob them of the throne but then, from within, they faced a new enemy.
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.
A Deadly Game of Malice
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Series: Lovers and Liars, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Caroline Graham is six months pregnant, miserable, and bored. Then a rash of poison pen letters circulate in the village and residents start to die. With Leslie’s help, Caroline must use all her cunning and put her life at risk to uncover a cold-blooded murderer -- a remorseless killer who continues to raise the stakes in a deadly game of malice.
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.
Bittersweet Legacy: Lorette and the Wilde Thyme Hotel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heartbroken and abandoned by a soldier, a young woman struggles to run an old hotel that she inherited in post-war England. When she meets local lad, Jake Elliott, she is swept off her feet. Uncovering a sinister secret in the cellar, they embark on a mission to track down a young POW who hid out in the hotel during the war.
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 Paper Knife
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Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 167,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Napoleon’s wars; the hated Corn Laws; clerking in a hellish iron works; grinding poverty in a grim Scottish town; the Scottish insurrection - Frederick has lived through it all, and survived. But at what cost? What is his secret? And why is he so obsessed with the paper knife he now clutches? For Frederick, the word ‘betrayal’ has a special meaning.