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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.
Catherine de Valois
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,420. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
(5.00 from 1 review)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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.
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: 24,720. 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 9 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: $2.99 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?
1809 Ben Brown Vive Le Roi
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, III ยท 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 ยท 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?
Pride of the Britons (Hell-Runners Book 3)
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Price: Free! Words: 21,030. 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.