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Enigmatii
By Richard Neftin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction
2007 Nominee for Stephen Leacock Award for humor. Crop Circles have been a mystery for centuries. How are large, organically gorgeous and intricate designs produced and by whom? ENIGMATII takes a humorous look at Crop Circles and Crystal Skulls from the vantages of Judaism, Shamanism, and other 'isms and by British interest groups, with animals, aliens and apocalyptics visiting for good measure!
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Warrior of the King.
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,330. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ambrose rides north with his brother the king to face the all-conquering Great Army of the Vikings. When the battle is averted, Ambrose and his friends ride north as spies and join the Great Army. Recognized, the friends must flee and battle their way back to safety. Ambrose is wounded and only the love of a maiden and friendship of a trader saves him.
Ambrose, Prince of Wessex; Gretchen, Future Princess.
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,110. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
Ambrose's betrothed is kidnapped by Welsh brigands, and then Norse pirates. With the army of Wessex at his back, the prince first attacks a Welsh coastal stronghold, and then travels the length of hostile Ireland trying to find his beloved Gretchen. Rebuffed by the Jarl who holds her captive, he returns to Wales and trains two ship crews so he can intercept and free his love.
Alfred the Great; Viking Invasion
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
When the leader of the Great Army invades Wessex in early winter, he nearly succeeds in Capturing Alfred and destroying the last independent Saxon kingdom in Britain. King Alfred hides in the forest, until he finds a base deep in the fastness of a marsh. Spring finds his men rallying to his banner, and eventually Alfred defeats the Viking king. Britain is saved.
Alfred the Great; King's Revenge
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction
After seven years of hard-won peace, a Viking army lands in Wessex. With traitors within, and two Viking kings to his north, Alfred the Great nevertheless drives out the invaders, but antagonizes the powerful Viking king just across the Thames River. The West Saxons cross the Thames, take London, and prepare for the battle which will decide the fate of all Britain.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
Alfred the Great; Young Edward
By Bruce Corbett
Series: The Ambrose Chronicles, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction
Wessex faces the greatest invasion of Alfred the Great's life. A vast Viking alliance threatens the last independent Saxon kingdom in all England. Can Wessex survive the onslaught? Can the young Prince Edward lead a Saxon army to victory? Ambrose, Edward's uncle, and a Byzantine scholar will once again be called upon to help in the bitter struggle.
Elysium Part One. Another Chance
By Kelvin James Roper
Series: Strings of Life. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Fiction
A Post Apocalyptic Tale of Community and Corruption ~ 2145 ~ Governments of the world endeavour to reclaim tainted land a century after the holocaust of The Great Pathogen. In the southwest of England a community has survived outside the government’s notice, and have grown fearful of what should happen were they discovered.
Wessex Tales: "The Infant and the Hare" (Story 1)
By Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
“The Infant and the Hare” is the first, earliest story in Fripp’s new collection, “Wessex Tales: eight thousand years in the life of an English village.” Stone Age hunters make camp on Okeford Hill. As dawn breaks the men go hunting while a woman gives birth. And the end? In an age when human beliefs were much different than ours, the end is mystical.
Wessex Tales: "In the land of the great stone rings" (Story 5)
By Robert Fripp
Price: Free! Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction
Turig, a Bronze Age farmer, tells his grandson how he had been drafted for labor service decades before. The work was long and dangerous but his supervisor’s flirtatious daughter presented the larger threat. Two years later, Turig helped lift the last sarsen stone onto a structure we know as Stonehenge. [PS: New research revises this date by a full millennium, from 3,600 to 4,600 years ago.]