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Calum's Promise - Clan Episode 9
By Leigh Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Calum races to Moy Hall to confront York's spy before the order to kill Jamie can be executed. What he discovers would shake any man's belief in truth and love. York plans to assassinate the prince and collect the bounty, and Calum and John walk right into the action again.
An Irish Blacksmith - The trial of Duncan O'Brady
By Preston Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Discover the bloody past of Ireland; discover the new world called VanDiemen's Land in this bestselling series from Preston Child!
Arthur Rhyfelfawr
By Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Excerpt from priest's court log, Aberffraw: "I am Arthur, son of King Uthr of the Pecsa. I pledge my loyalty in all things until such time as I am able to return to my homeland and avenge my father." The boy is scrawny but forthright. I would wager he would have made an excellent holy man, and he will make for a terrifying king if he ever carves out a kingdom.
A Crack in Time
By Linda Arditto
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
1 star(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Set in 1851 England, A Crack in Time is the short, short story of a young man, John Pitt, who has the most extraordinary experience. 'The Beast Within' will be published April, 2014.
Private Gimble
By William J. Benning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front, the daily miseries of the British soldier are compounded by the added dangers of enemy snipers. When least expected, the shrill whistle of the fatal bullet heralds one more death amongst the thousands that have already fallen. Into this war of nerves, a humble ex-poacher plies his deadly trade.
Louis Napoleon: Courting Princess Beatrice
By Jeff Warren
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Louis Napoleon, Emperor Napoleon III's heir, longs for Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter. He is determined to spend time alone with her, but has to contend with his parents, watchful chaperones, and the irascible Bertie, Prince of Wales. Short story 4000 words approx.
Saunders-Roe jet flying=boat
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Histpry of the world's only jet flying-boat design the saroSR.A/1
Miss Flimp's Ancestor
By Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 800. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Biographical / Other
Part of Miss Flimp Series of books, this book contains lots of interesting details and photographs of life in a stately home in the 19th Century. The photos of period costume and descriptions of how children were seen and not heard but influenced by servants, is part of the books charm. The book also contains a link to a review of antique dolls.The book is a fascinating glimpse of times gone by.
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.
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
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...
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.
The Cold Light of Dawn
By David Black
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A short story: In 1916, the war on the Western Front was locked in stalemate. Sometimes, surrounded by horror and tragedy men cracked. When 18-year-old 2nd Lieutenant Andrew Starkey was commissioned into the infantry, he crossed the Channel and joined his new battalion in Belgium. The realities of war, and cruel circumstance led him to a nightmare scenario, where no British officer wanted to go.
In the Belly of the Beast
By Mark Morrin
You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
Queen Elizabeth's Wizard
By K.G. McAbee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. John Dee was Queen Elizabeth's loyal advisor and official wizard. But then she asks him to create a new and deadly kind of plague to help defeat the Spanish Armada threatening Albion's shores. Will he risk his immortal soul to serve his queen?
Kingfisher Sunday
By Ester Phillips
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Fifties era fiction. It's September 1951 and Thomas and Evie Mitchell are about to become parents for the second time. Evie's joy at the birth of her son is marred by the apparent indifference of her husband. Thomas is still mourning the loss of his beloved daughter Jane and feels he cannot bond with another child. Will he be able to overcome his reserve and give his son a place in his heart?
The Battlefield: A Short Story
By George Bedell MBE
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
The Guinea Ghost
By MJ Holman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the weather-beaten Yorkshire moors of the north of England, a young woman believes she has seen the ghost of her former servant. Is Phoebe really tormented by the spirit of her maidservant Molly? Are the visions purely symptoms of a depressed soul, or are they signs the oppressive atmosphere of the family farm hides dark secrets?
A Quick Guide to “The Wanderer”
By Students' Academy
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 3 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 131. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“The Wanderer” is also titled “Female Difficulties.” It was published in the month of March in the year 1814 by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown.
The Morning Gift
By Peter Alan Orchard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
Story set in Anglo-Saxon England. Ulf of Leystoke is working at Hunlaf's forge at Hemingburh but longs to return to his home village. Haunted by the memory of his widow Hroswitha, killed two years before in a Viking raid, he still needs a wife. Is Hunlaf's daughter Goldrun the answer?