Books tagged: british

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Something Strange in the Cellar
Price: Free! Words: 26,710. Language: British English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Europe
Four youngsters on holiday at the Welsh seaside resort of Abersoch come across a strange, ramshackle old farmhouse while out walking across the moors. It’s the home of a lonely old lady in her 90s. She’s at her wits’ end, certain it’s haunted. But is it, or is there a more rational explanation? Headstrong Louise (usually known as Lou) is determined to find out.
Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From the Battle of Culloden, to the Pacification of the Highlands, to the founding of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Edward Cornwallis's life criss-crossed European and North American history. This first biography of the 18th century British military leader provides a panoramic look at his legacy and the price paid by those he deemed his enemies.
Codename Omega: Omega Rising
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 31,740. Language: British English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jenny Harding has no money, no qualifications and no career history. A job working security for a big tech firm seems too good to be true. Maybe it is. She is tasked with hunting down a group of thieves who have been stealing sensitive technology. Caught up in a battle involving alien forces, Jenny has an important question to answer: is she on the right side?
Racing With The Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Angela (The Love in a Hopeless Place Collection)
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A very short story. A mystery tale of a late night taxi ride where the final passenger may not be all that she seems. The fourth story in the 'Love in a Hopeless Place Collection'. Includes link to a FREE suspense romance story by Emma Calin.
Angus McMungus and his Incredible Tea Cosy Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,300. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Angus McMungus is born with extraordinarily large hair to loving parents in the small village of Crumbly Bottom. So how does he end up living in a teapot with an old lady? And how does he then end up living with a squirrel in the woods? Savvy squirrels, a grumpy beaver, dancing twigs, tea squirting pistols and magical plant juices all combine in this humorous and original adventure.
The Ballad of Clyde
Price: Free! Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Clyde Simmons is one of Britain's most devoted, vocal, and well educated environmental activists. Just ask him and he'll be more than happy to tell you. Goaded into a position where it's time to put up or shut up, Clyde finds himself at an impasse. His friends have a scheme and they need one more pair of hands. Will Clyde prove his mettle, or prove he's a poseur?
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Affects of Colonialism in Africa analyzes the invasion of the colonists into Africa during the 19th and 20th Centuries. Some of the most difficult times for Africa were during the establishment of colonialism in their countries. Colonials from Europe invaded countries in Africa with no regard for the well being or culture of the inhabited countries.
Dead on Demand
Price: Free! Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A career man, Edwin Murphy has always put more effort into his work than his family. Everything changes for Edwin when his wife files for divorce. On the brink of losing his home, his job and his little girl, Edwin orchestrates an intricate plan to eliminate his wife and regain his former lifestyle.