Books tagged: british history

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Eadweard - A Story Of 1066
Pre-release—available October 14, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other
It’s October 14th 1066, and King Harold’s Saxon army is about to go in to battle against Duke William’s invading Norman army. Among the ranks of the Saxons are two boys who shouldn’t be there: Eadweard, and his best friend, Cerdic.
The Somerset Underground - A History of the GHQ Auxiliary Units in Somerset 1940 to 1944
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
After Dunkirk and the fall of France in the summer of 1940, the immediate threat of a Nazi invasion of Britain caused a tidal wave of panic across Britain, and Somerset with its long coastline was seen as a target. Follow this history of Somerset and view its sleepy wartime in a new light and learn the secrets under the softly rolling hills and misty moorlands.
Blackbeard, A Tale of Treasure and Bood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,710. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Pinky, a captured teenage boy, matures among Blackbeard and his band of pirates. A bargain is struck between the two. Pinky lives up to his end. Can Blackbeard do the same?
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Essays
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Urban Myths & Legends, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more...... A wonderful collection of short stories recalling some of the popular British legends and heroes who, once upon a time, made Britain great.
Brattish Isles
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Sarcastic look at nationalism in the British Isles. 5 poems re: Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Cornwall & Man. England lurks in the background unspoken. Opines that the world is better rid of the nations. Some shots at the Jews.
The Hammer of the Scots
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
The Outlander King
Series: The Aetheling's Bride, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,580. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The story of The Lion and the Rose continues with the tale of two remarkable women: Aislinn, a seventeen-year-old English girl caught up in the army of the “outlander king,” the man who will become known as William the Conqueror, and Selma Murray, an American graduate student at Oxford University, researching her mysterious chronicle almost nine hundred years later.
Black Country
Series: The Asbury Triptych. Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 288,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Black Country is the story of the early life in England of British preacher, Francis Asbury, the George Washington of American Christianity. The opening book of The Asbury Triptych Series sets in the rugged West-Midlands of England, the iron-working capital of 18th-century Great Britain. The story delivers a portion of Francis Asbury's life never written about before.
The Lion and the Rose, Book One: William Rising
Series: The Lion and the Rose, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
William of Normandy: visionary, ambitious, indomitable, cunning. . . the man who would change the destinies of England and France forever. William Rising tells his story as never before, from crippling childhood loss, political treachery, and adolescent betrayal, to the making of a conqueror.
Butterworth's Brigade
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 85,810. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
A 1990s book is designed to inform the reader of details of ’The Second World War.’ Butterworth’s Brigade is a story within a story about the education of children who rebel in the classroom and in particular, how a mad-cap Brigadier positively affects their life and attitudes when he engineers their compulsory education in which the action of ’The ‘Second World War’ is played out daily.