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Hot Heads
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Series: Mud Lane. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,370. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What do a stolen policeman's bicycle, a kidnapped pig, and a Gypsy attack have in common? The dysfunctional inhabitants of the small village of Great Biddington find out when plans for a local fete unravel, tearing apart the social fabric of its fragile community. Hot Heads is a charming 98,000-word, laugh-out-loud comedy about rural life in post-war England.
Lilibet's Secret Diary
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: British English. Published: January 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's December 11th 1936, and 10 year old Lilibet hears of some news that will change her and her family's life forever. She decides to keep a secret diary chronicling these extraordinary events.Will she fulfil her destiny,and also remember which the main course fork is and which the dessert fork is? Lilibet's Secret diary is a factional diary of they young, future Queen Elizabeth II.
The Playmakers
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Price: Free! Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s the biggest lie in the English language. Four hundred years of duping the world. A tale of corruption, passion, murder - and our greatest literary works. Two remarkable men, the frenzied times they lived in and the fixated people around them. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. One is the real playwright. The other is the stooge. Which is which? ‘The Playmakers’. The novel that reveals
Stalemate
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by SilverWood Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the summer of 1930, fifty-two year old Walter Bruce is told he has a terminal disease. If he continues to live the way he does he will be dead in a year...
To Ride a White Horse
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
“A sweeping historical love story that hits all the marks.” (Publishers Weekly starred review) — Ireland is struck by devastating famine in 1846. Despising the English for refusing to help, Kathleen Deacey sails for Canada to find work. Terrified by her family’s plight, she must accept help from an Englishman who stands for everything she despises—and with whom she’s reluctantly falling in love.
The Prince of Alexandria
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Price: Free! Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
Better the Devil You Know
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Angel and Rio are now young adults, trying to forge their way in the world, all the while carrying on the legacy of resentment and revenge that has blighted the lives of the generations before them. Rio escapes America, moving to England and finding success, love and heartache. Angel tries to make it as a rock star, all the while battling the childhood demons that torment her.
Will Harper, the Boy with the Heart of a Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,650. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a story of finding love and hope in places where things like that are thin on the ground.
Time has Past
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There have been many books written about Jack the Ripper, both fictional and ones based on fact. This book takes on the story with an unusual twist. It involves a man who stumbles onto a portal, a gateway to the past. How does he react to such a situation, and how involved will he let himself get? Would that involvement change history and distort the timeline?
Everlasting
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,750. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An Irish Historical Romance - Where does justice end and retribution begin? When her fiancé died trying to feed his family, Shannon Flynn vowed to punish those responsible...even if it put her in danger. Eight years after he was forced to flee his beloved Ireland, Liam Collins returns to find his family devastated and the person he holds responsible for his exile dead.
Bridie McMahon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,030. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
At the turn of the twentieth century Ireland is in the throes of depression, work is scarce and families are starving. .Michael McMahon makes the decision to come to England but his vision of a new life is ephemeral. Blighted by the squalid conditions that his family are forced to endure, it is with a heavy heart that he sends his daughter into service. What will the outcome be ...?
Birch Hall
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young woman swept off her feet, and swept away to a distant land...in a world on the brink of war... BIRCH HALL tells the story of a Russian-American woman in San Francisco who marries a British noble. With a rich cast of characters and meticulously researched narrative, this novel brings to life an unforgettable time in our history and provides an intimate taste of life in England during WW2.
Because it was Christmas: A Story of the 1914 Christmas Truce
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Christmas Eve 1924: A British survivor of the Great War visits a cafe in Paris, keeping an appointment he made ten years earlier. While he waits to see if any of his friends arrive he tells a story of the first Christmas of the war. When the guns fell silent, when the snows fell and when men on both sides climbed out of the trenches to meet in No-Man's-Land...
The Work of The Devil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Castro Can Wait
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Fast-paced, action-packed Cold War thriller set in London and Havana, Cuba.
Coleshanger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“If it can be said a village has a life, then this is a biography.” Norman Williams (1908-1969)
Norah & Emma
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,200. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Norah and Emma's lives are played out in London during the politically turbulent years 1900 to 1945, an era of radical politics encompassing women's struggle for the vote, two world wars and the rise of fascism and communism. One is a political activist associated with Pankhurst and Mosley, while the other pursues a mundane career in the prison service. How their lives cross in this maelstrom of s
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. 5. A Druid's Work
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Caledonia, 83AD. As the Romans press their advantage in Scotland, Calach of the Caledonii clan must ready his forces for the Roman invasion of the highlands. His brother Uwan, a young druid has a plan to end the war with little bloodshed, and must embark on a dangerous voyage to the heart of Rome itself. Between the two, they hold the very future of their country in their hands.
The Prisoner of Grimsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
As he grows old, sea captain William Wright is cruelly exiled from his house by his son and daughter-in-law. Forced to live in the garden shed, he is left only with his memories, but designs a unique and terrible revenge on his banishers. Gritty family tale of Grimsby and its contemporary seafaring industry from sailor John Coffey.
The Scavengers of Graveny Marsh
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Series: The Juno Letters, Book 5. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,420. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The stables stood since Elizabethan times on the grounds of Whitstable Castle in Kent. There was a time when the trumpets of war sounded that the stables’ grooms fitted the castle mounts for battle. That was before the Great War. Before machine guns, mustard gas, and aeroplanes. It was a glorious time, at least in the myths woven to disguise the blood and screams of men and horses dying in battle.