Books tagged: napoleonic

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Beastly
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Once there was a man who was turned into a monster by the power of sorcery. Once there was a beauty created by the madness of science. Once there was a land controlled by the power of steam, and the tyranny of an emperor. Once upon a time there was a fairy-tale of clockworks, heroes and rebellion...a tale of a Beauty and a tale of a Beast.
Flashman and the Seawolf
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,650. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Regency
Following the popularity of the memoirs of Harry Flashman the Victorian scoundrel who got himself embroiled in many events of his age, this book introduces a new generation of the family: Thomas Flashman, whose career covers the Napoleonic and Georgian era. This first book covers his adventures with Thomas Cochrane, one of the most extraordinary naval commanders of all time.
Surviving Borodino
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Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The slaughter at Borodino saw at least 50,000 dead soldiers and 30,000 dead horses. The carnage from the artillery was at a grotesque level. After the battle the Russians fell back and the French pushed on to Moscow. Left behind were hundreds of badly wounded and dying men. A handful survived living off the wasteland amidst all the dead for weeks as winter approached - This is their story.
The Captain's Creek
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,710. Language: British English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Maggie Chase discovers an injured stranger fleeing for his life on the beach. Her father, Captain Chase is away at sea. Maggie is living in their cottage on her own. Trusting her instincts, she helps Montgomery to evade capture. Little does Maggie realise that this rash act will jeopardise her plans to open up a village school, for the handsome stranger is a man led by his own private ambition.
Truth, Love and Lies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: British English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Florence Swan escapes before she is forced to work in a cotton mill. Naïve and ambitious, she ventures out into the world alone. Major Luke Stainbridge has been a prisoner of Napoleon. He returns to his beloved estate in England only to discover he has been replaced by an imposter. Two lives in chaos. Two destinies combine. Will the love of truth be enough to destroy a sinister network of lies?
Oporto 1809
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Salamanca 1812
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
The Peninsular War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,930. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Peninsular War was a savage war fought as part of the Napoleonic Wars that convulsed Europe for more than a decade. They saw set piece battles, guerrilla campaigns, sieges and every form of warfare known to the early 19th century.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
Napoleon's Lance
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Price: Free! Words: 3,880. Language: British English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The military reversals of 1808 leave the agents of the Aliens Office as the last line of defence against Napoleon. A short story of espionage and adventure.