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For King and Country
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Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Seven Lives Together-The Mughal Warrior
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Series: Seven Lives Together, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,980. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
The book shows an Australian couple’s journey through the cycle of lives and deaths from 16th Century onwards. They fell in love while participating in the hunter game. The monk who performed their wedding ceremony blessed them to continue their marital journey for at least seven lives. Will they be really remain together in their long journey through centuries?
A Crack in Time/The Beast Within
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Price: Free! Words: 22,270. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Clover Digital Media. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
England 1851, Queen Victoria is on the throne, the year of the ‘Great Exhibition’ and the building of the Kings Cross Railway Station. ‘Big Ben’ hadn’t been constructed and London is filled with poor and destitute souls living in the filth of the slums. Can John Pitt survive these harsh conditions.
Edward - Interactive
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Price: Free! Words: 115,990. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
The events of Edward came to light in 1990; it is now time to admit they are biographical. The events around Edward in the 1480s and 1490s changed World history; if only he had made different choices we would live in a kinder World, only he could have ended the Tudor tyranny. With the rediscovery of King Richard III it is time to follow the cup, the sword and druid glass offered in this story.
Huckleberry Finn
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Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 108,800. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
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".
Potatoes to Gold
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
'Potatoes to Gold' is a short story set in the late 1890s, during the West Australian gold rush, and offers an insight into the living conditions that outback pioneering families endured. The story is told from the perspective of a bright, young girl, Cathleen Sophia, who reveals her love of the outback and her devotion to her grandmother. And her fear of one day having to leave them both.
Rose Of Skibbereen, The Beginning
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Price: Free! Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The first book in a family saga about Rose Sullivan, an Irish girl who comes to Philadelphia in 1880 and finds love, heartache, loss, and unexpected joy during the tumultuous years around the turn of the century. She marries an Irish mystery man named Sean McCarthy, who has a violent past and a secret life, and he takes her to new heights and depths of passion.
Annalea, Princess of Nemusmar
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Series: Annalea, Book 1 ยท Annalea, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 92,810. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
After reading the first paragraph, you may conclude that this is a book about pirates. This is not a book about pirates. Okay, there are a few pirates in the book. (Okay, there are quite a few pirates in the book.) But this is not a book that is just about pirates. It provides intimate familiarity with strong characters and a sense of sharing in their lives and adventures.
Minos
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You set the price! Words: 290,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Follow Minos and his descendants, the kings of the island of Crete, as they lead the Minoan civilization out of Neolithic times to an age of discovery, enlightenment, scientific knowledge, industrialization, and enterprise. Their saga takes them around the Mediterranean and influences surrounding civilizations. You will wonder, and will learn, why we didn't have the 20th Century 3000 years ago.
The Moghul
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Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
After the Dance
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Eliza is a well behaved eighteen year old girl, living in the 1900’s. Her home is a fire station where her father is the fire chief. Eliza loves going to the dance every Saturday night, and she always arrives home by midnight to her waiting father. But tonight she is late and she thinks about the punishment. Eliza has worked herself up into a panic. What her father does next is unexpected.
The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
The Touch of Hemp
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Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 1897, Alfred Hamilton was the country's number one respected hangman. All that changed the morning he came to hang Conrad Edgar Stubbs.
The Serpentine Garden Path
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Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
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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.
Gaslight
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Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 3 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...
Open Hands
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Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A very short western story about an Indian guide with a creative solution to a small town's outlaw problem.
Reminiscence
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As the sun sets and night creeps into the grounds, an old gentleman prepares for dinner. That evening he receives a visit from an old acquaintance, whose visit changes both their lives forever. A gripping story of love, nostalgia, ambition and betrayal, Reminiscence is the latest story from the 'Forgotten Tales' saga by Jake Murphy.