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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.
Voices Echo
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Series: Voices, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 189,770. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The third book in the Voices series, Voices Echo stands alone as a riveting depiction of both the beauty of 18th-century Jamaica and the horrors of plantation life in the British West Indies.
Ribbon of River
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can Lizzie triumph over adversity and find happiness and fulfilment?
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.
Inkebarrow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
William Shakespeare takes a wrong turn going beyond the fields he knows — and in the Black Bull of Inkebarrow, he finds a turn from history to magic.
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?
SALMAN.LIFE
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Price: $1.00 USD. Language: Arabic. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Before producing content for the FogScreen® projection screen it is essential to pay attention to the installation environment’s ambient lighting, screen’s background colour and the FogScreen® unit’s position in relation to the audience. These factors have a crucial impact on the viewing experience and should be taken into consideration when designing the content’s colours, graphical elements etc.
The Case of the 'Queen of Tarts', A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A jovial manager of an acting troupe is found murdered in Stratford, then a mysterious fire at Warwick Castle is linked and Sherlock Holmes is brought into solving the seemingly unrelated incidents.True accounts, an old code revealed and dates are mixed into this fictional mystery.Solve the case before Holmes does, for the code breaker is given to the reader to use.
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".
A Pirate's Desire: Being a Tale of a Lady's Adventure at Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
London 1717: Corwyn Tyler Chase, a passionate, intelligent, beautiful innocent fresh from the wilds of the West Country. Lord Henry Norfolk, the vicious rake hell who is determined to have her at any cost. Devon Black, the Earl of Kettering, a brutal pirate who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. This is a romance you'll never forget. Download the free chapters now.
Torc
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Coinneach, the might king of the Durotriges, is dead. His son, Ruadh, is king. Before his death, Coinneach made a pact with the Romans, who are now coming to meet the new king. Ruadh longs for peace and intends to honour the pact. However, the procurator, Decimus, has decided the Durotriges need bringing in line. What will Ruadh do?
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.
1809 Ben Brown Vive Le Roi
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, III · The History of the Brown Family, V. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 213,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the third book in the series and here we see our Hero take part in three desperate sea battles. He still has his friends around him, but now he has acquired another friend in Henri, a Frenchman whom he rescued in book two. This friendship involves him in an adventure with the French Royalists and for a while, he is sailing under a French Royalist Captain.
1809 Ben Brown On the Beach
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, II · The History of the Brown Family, IV. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 138,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the tale of a cheeky young man growing into maturity, as this book progresses he is given more and more chances to take command and to prove his worth. He is mentored by his old Captain and sustained during this adventure by his men. Later in the book he is involved in a desperate fight that will make him assume the mantle of leadership.
My Rebel Highlander
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Series: Highland Adventure, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Robert "Rebbie" MacInnis, the Earl of Rebbinglen, happens upon a mysterious but unforgettable woman from his past being abducted, he must rescue her and take her to his castle deep in the Scottish Highlands. She sparks within Rebbie a desperate hunger and a need to protect her. Lady Calla lost her heart years ago to this dark eyed stranger. Will her secrets destroy their chance at happiness?
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.
A Sweet Blitz
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.