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Anna's Antipova
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 119,200. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Set in a very small Norfolk (England) village and the area surrounding it from the beginning to the end of the Second World War in Europe.
Dark September
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Germany invades mainland Britain, Irishman Danny O’Shea must get his son, Adam, to neutral Ireland. They witness an attack on a German convoy carrying the blueprints for a new weapon, and when Danny goes to the aid of a dying woman, both the Germans and the insurgents believe she’s told Danny where the blueprints are. He's catapulted into a world of betrayal and brutal double-cross.
The King's Falcon
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Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers, Book 4. Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 214,720. Language: British English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
War and witchcraft ... plots and playhouses ... love and loyalty. This is the story of the Cavaliers last stand in 1651 and the long, impoverished exile that followed it. Ashley Peverell, known as The Falcon, continues risking his life to save that of the King and gives his heart to a beautiful French actress who he believes can never be his.
Thunder at Noon
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 151,760. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A riveting description of the Battle of Waterloo. Captures the drama of every moment in the struggle between Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington - as seen through the eyes of the men and women who played critical roles that day and in the months leading up to it.
Almost Perfect
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 488,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Boxed set compilation of the heartwarming Regency/Georgian era Almost series... Love books set in the beautiful United Kingdom? Then immerse yourself in five full length Regency/Georgian era books from the heartwarming Almost Series - Almost Taken, Almost Guilty, Almost Silenced, Almost Forsaken, Almost Denied.
Attack Hitler's Bunker!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(5.00 from 1 review)
An RAF squadron flies into the jaws of death for one man. Richard Earlgood, maverick RAF fighter pilot, and Michael Dorfmann, an ambitious Luftwaffe double-agent, plan a daring daylight attack on Hitler himself. This single raid could win the war, but only one man can win the heart of Anna, the sultry Station X decoder who brought them both together.
The White Queen of MIddleham
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
For Anne Neville, a timid and delicate child, ignored by her mother, patronised by her elder sister and bullied by her formidable father Warwick the Kingmaker, her childhood friend Richard Plantagenet becomes a source of strength throughout her life. Their love, almost wrecked by the feud of York and Lancaster, culminates in great happiness and the last Plantagenet reign in England.
My Lady Ellen
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 211,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ellen Sinclair is the daughter of a Bristol merchant, a member of a family ambitious to succeed. Brought into fashionable society at the age of fifteen, she struggles against her fate for the man she loves, but is caught between two loyalties...
Betrayed - The Devil's Harvest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,580. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Betrayed - The Devil's Harvest by Alan Turnbull is a fictitious account of the life of Robert Burns drawn from the details that are known.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,770. 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?
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.
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.
Polly's War
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Price: $3.99 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: $3.99 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...
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 » 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 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.
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".