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The Birth of BOAC
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
BOAC and BEA was formed out of Imperial Airways on 24 November 1939 BEA for short haul European flights and BOAC for world-wide overseas services. Ironically its first regular jet was the Boeing 707 due to the initial DH Comet mishaps causing it to be withdrawn the subsequent Comet 4 arriving after the Boeing airplane was well established with the airline. This the BOAC story.
A Trail of Barley
By Colin Small
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,390. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the late autumn of 1768 in a remote part of Highland Scotland, the body of an absconding soldier is discovered in a ditch. The Military Commander sends Sergeant Moss to investigate. A seemingly savage murder of an unlikely victim turns out to be more than it first seemed. Moss and his men begin a search for the perpetrator that leads him to a dramatic conclusion.
Rebel Hand
By Ingela Bohm
Series: Shakespeare, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,910. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
When young Will Shaksper starts dreaming of a writing career, the odds seem stacked against him. A deformity in his wrist makes the quill a mortal enemy; going to university might harm his family; and while love conjures the words in him, acting on it could jeopardise everything. But can it be that these seeming obstacles are really crucial steps on his way to the printing-houses of London?
Die laaste groet
By VDS Brink
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Die Anglo Boere oorlog se lesse om beter vorentoe te gaan, om te leer om te vergewe maar nooit te vergeet. Die boek bevat agt kort-kort verhale en is geskryf na besoeke aan begraafplase en slagvelde. Dit wissel van konsentrasiekamp hartseer, hoe om dronk Skotte te vang tot stories van vergewing en leierskap
A Woman Alone
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 142,140. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all the good men are flawed, what’s a good woman to do? Village girl Roseanne Kitto is destined to be farmer Mark Bodilly's wife – until a chance encounter with Stephen Morvah, the squire's son, presents her with a dilemma. Eventually she makes the socially scandalous (in the 1870s) decision to live alone – a “sin” she compounds by adopting a baby boy after his mother is murdered.
Tamsin Harte
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,220. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Come down in the world? Welcome to the solid ground! The mother, Harriet Harte, feels disgraced when left only a modest inheritance when her husband dies. But Tamsin, the daughter, finds it a liberation from upper class stiffness and boredom - and a chance to pursue her dream: to progress from running a seaside boarding house to owning a premier hotel overlooking the bay in Penzance.
Rose of Nancemellin
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 199,090. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
If she LOOKS upper class and TALKS upper class … it’s SHOWTIME! Rose’s gift of mimicry was both her undoing and her liberation. One day she pretends to be the daughter of the house and is sacked. She joins a down-at-heel strolling theatre but is quickly propelled toward the London stage, which she takes by storm. But the long road back to Nancemellin, and revenge, is beset with many an adventure.
A Notorious Woman
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 262,010. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Let sleeping dogs lie—one of them may have a bite like a tiger. In 1847 the young, orphaned Johanna Rosewarne is treated as little better than a servant by her uncle and aunt. But when she catches the eye of the suitor intended for the daughter of the house, they cast her out with nothing. 700-odd action-packed pages later, all's well again.
Like a Diamond
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 137,390. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Same house, same family, same forbidden love - will history repeat itself? It is 1910 and young Peter de Vivian, arriving at his new family home in Falmouth, is instantly smitten by Gemma Penhallow, a senior housemaid. But Gemma has more reasons than most to keep her distance. In a long campaign to win her heart, Peter underestimates his family's opposition and Gemma's stubbornness"
Kernow & Daughter
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,680. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A disobedient daughter is sharper than a serpent’s tooth—and often more successful. Jessica Kernow, a daughter among three brothers, has always had to fight her corner – especially when, in 1900, she wants to go into the family business, against her father's desire for her to marry. But when she and Cornwallis Trelawney concoct a fake engagement, they both get more than they bargained for.
An Innocent Woman
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,210. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Innocence? Ignorance? Sometimes it’s hard to know which is more dangerous. When young heiress Jane Hervey arrives in Cornwall in 1861 she is completely ignorant of the double standards that governed Victorian public and private life. This is the story of her unwitting discovery of the facts of life – and love – and how it changes everything and everyone in her circle.
Hell Hath No Fury
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Revenge is sweet—bitter sweet. When Lady Lyndon-Fury snubs Daily O'Lindon on the station platform one soft day in 1885 she has no idea of the whirlwind she is sowing. For Daisy, bent on a minor revenge, becomes embroiled in a tit-for-tat that ends in the destruction of one family and a bitter-sweet triumph for another.
Gaslight
By Mark Dawson
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It's London, 1920. Newly demobilized soldiers have flooded the capital's streets but an ungrateful country isn't ready for them. Harry Costello has returned from the horrors of the Somme to no job, no money and no prospects. Desperate times demand desperate measures and when an opportunity to burgle a house presents itself, Harry seizes the chance. But things don't go quite to plan...
For I Have Sinned
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 171,040. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One brief, careless moment is still long enough for all the world to change. It is 1913 and the McKennas are emigrating from Cork to South Africa. Through a tragic misunderstanding, they leave 7-year-old Salome behind on the quay ... and so begins an extraordinary tale of intrigue as, time and again, the growing girl finds herself loved and betrayed, inspired and abandoned.
Crissy's Family
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 200,630. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Powers That Be can beat anything except one determined woman. When both parents die in the same week in 1890, their family of five is split up and sent to various institutions. But Crissy, the second eldest, is determined to get them all back under one roof again despite the implacable opposition of her grandmother, who had disinherited her daughter, Crissy's mother, many years earlier.
All Desires Known
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 167,990. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Be careful what you wish for ... someone may give it you! Lucy and Michael Raven are in deep trouble. The cost of being the most talked-about couple in Dublin in 1904 is high. But their troubles really begin when a wily old moneylender suggests a most bizarre solution to all their woes.
A Woman Scorned
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 176,680. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"The past may be another country but many still live there." In 1886, five years after the tragedy that ruined her 15th birthday, Judith Carty returns to Castle Moore and resumes her flirtation with its heir, young Rick Bellingham. But Rick's best friend, Fergal, has reasons to see their love thwarted. So does Fergal's sister, Sally, who wants Rick for herself.
A Woman Possessed
By Malcolm Macdonald
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,320. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Beware the return of ex-lovers. “Dormant” is not the same as “dead.” They all thought Laura had got over her childhood love for ne'er-do-well Maurice Pettifer when she married solid, dependable Giles Curnow. They all thought Maurice died in South Africa, too – until, one evening in 1902, he turns up again, rich, unmarried, and determined to buy the neighbouring property to the Curnows.
The Capture and Murder of Der Reichsfuhrer SS Heinrich Himmler
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Nazi Germany formally surrendered on May 9th 1945. Post war one major participant was missing and that was the monster Heinrich Himmler...killer of an estimated 8 to 9 million innocent European citizens. He and nearly a dozen of his gang went missing for almost two weeks after the end of the war.
Disappear With Me
By L. Dean Pace-Frech
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Love is greater than hope or faith, but can Reverend Leander Norris convince a jury that the love he shares with another man is natural? In 1910, the United Kingdom was in turmoil. King Edward died after only nine years on the throne.