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The Cat Wore Electric Goggles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This book is not entirely serious, and it's not entirely not serious. There’s only one cat (briefly) mentioned in the whole book, velociducks do not hunt in packs around English village ponds, and the Moon landing actually cost England a lot more than two hundred and fifty quid. Think Ealing comedy written by tweed-cap chaps in white laboratory coats, some of whom were on psychotropic substances.
The Great Bicycle Race
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Phillip Host, invents the first nuclear fusion steam driven cycle and his employer tells him the Royal Family expect him to win the Great Bicycle Race from London to South Hampton or the British Empire will fall and the future of Europe will be forever changed. Will Britain rule the road or will the sun set on the empire? An alternate history steam punk adventure.
The Hills of Happiness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
India in the late days of the raj, England in the great slump of the 1930’s; these are the settings of this story of family interaction and decline. James and Dorothy Martinmas appear to inhabit a sort of Garden of Eden in the green hills of souther India. But there are serpents: in the past and in the present.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
A Spy's Honor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Embroiled in a scheme to catch an assassin, Lady Claire Talbot will soon learn all that His Majesty’s spy Lord John Reyburn has to hide—and all that his heart is dying to reveal.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Towton 1461
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the largest battle ever fought on English soil - the Battle of Towton, one of the key turning points in the Wars of the Roses. .
The Battle of Lewes 1264
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
Caution's Heir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,810. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
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Teaching a boor a lesson is one thing. Winning all that the man owns is more than Lord Arthur Herrington expects. Especially when he finds that his winnings include the boor’s daughter!