Books tagged: english history

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The Marlowe Conspiracy: A Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,910. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1593, Elizabethan England: With his life on the line and the clock ticking, playwright/spy Christopher Marlowe teams up with William Shakespeare to uncover a high-level government conspiracy.
Impending Danger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Gabrielle falls in love with the future duke of Falkhurst after he rescued her from a near death experience. A nun, torn between her vows and secularism, fights a losing battle with passions drawing her and Jonathan together. Their love match is perfect until his deceit surrounding her father’s death tears them apart—then he is falsely imprisoned and she faces the worst nightmare of her life.
The Secret History of Nursery Rhymes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Many nursery rhymes are believed to be associated with actual events in history, and include references to murder, torture, betrayal, greed, and to tyrants and royalty. Reciting them to our children is an enjoyable first step to developing their language skills, the words passed from one generation to the next but the secret histories behind them are long forgotten . . . until now.
Edward’s Right Hand
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Many adventures lie in the path of Justin who is right hand man to King Edward I. Things get complicated when Justin secretly marries a Jewess at a time when King Edward is persecuting the Jews. There are many battles with the Scots and Welsh and much consternation when Edward forces Justin to marry a French harlot because he thinks that Justin is unmarried. Then things get interesting.
An Irishman’s Revenge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This story is based on the dramatic changes in the lives of the people living in England under Norman rule. They went from free men to virtual slaves and serfs overnight. Skel, whose family had been sold into slavery from Ireland by the Romans, becomes a master stone mason and later is sent on Crusade to Jerusalem. All the while, he plots his revenge.
Brothers 4: King Richard Lion Heart and King John Lackland
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This thoroughly researched historical novel contrasts King Richard I, poet and warrior, and the political schemes of his brother King John, which led to Runnemede, Magna Carta, and eventually to civil war and loss of the crown jewels in the Wash. The kings are profiled through conversation, letters and journals by four Irish men - 2 warriors and 2 scholars - who served under both kings.
The Twins of Torsh
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The story of identical twin brothers, born Celts at the time of the Roman conquest of England. Jason becomes a competent engineer for the Romans, traveling to Masada and Rome, while his brother, Julius, stays home and farms. In the end the differences in their lives makes them very different in appearance, beliefs and happiness.
Rolf 'The Red' MacCanna
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,220. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The anguish suffered by a man who has lived with three different religions and many different gods powers this book. Rolf wants to be a Christian, but can’t shake the old Druid ways. The story plays out the feelings that many of our ancestors must have felt when the Vikings were knocking at their doors and the old Druid ways were being suppressed by the advance of Christianity.
Forever Leftenant Rundel (book 5 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Benjamin Rundel is first leftenant aboard the Gadfly, which is under the command of the son of an M.P. who has bought his son’s commission. But the young captain is a frustrated actor who is addicted to opium and has no idea of the duties of captain. Ben must face charges of mutiny in order to safeguard the ship as he assumes the captain's duties. This is book 5 of 9 in Stark's Rundel series.
We Three Kings - King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This book brings to life King Richard II, King Henry IV and King Henry V of England, described sometimes as "Bad king, fair king and good king." Through the eyes of two Irish brothers, we travel with these kings from 1377-1422 A.D. through Wales, England and France, reliving the battles of Shrewsbury and Agincourt and experiencing everyday trials and victories.