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Deirdre
Price: Free! Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
~Short Story~ An Ancient Tale of Ireland... "Deirdre of the Sorrows," cursed with a beauty to make kingdoms war, is spared as a babe. When nearly grown, her beauty and youth captivates King Conor, setting in motion a tragedy that involves kings and countries, warriors and sages. A bardic-style legend told countless times in Ireland—a classic Irish tale of love, loyalty, betrayal, and revenge.
An Epiphany Gift for Robin
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Family, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Award winning medieval romance author Joyce DiPastena brings you a touching Christmas tale of love and sacrifice set in the Middle Ages. While the Yule log roars in the great castle hearth and lords and ladies feast on Christmas goose, a serf family shivers in the cold. On the gift giving day of Epiphany, what can one poor peasant father do to bring light and hope to his wife and children?
Last Tales of Mercia 8: Audrey the Slave
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Audrey schemes to escape from slavery at Lord Richard's castle. But the cruel knight Geoffrey keeps a close watch on her every move. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series and each other, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 1: Emma the Queen
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
To prove her innocence of crimes against her own son, King Edward, Emma of Normandy must walk barefoot over nine scalding ploughshares and come out unscathed. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 7: Godric the Thegn
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When Richard FitzScrob asks Godric to hunt for the youth who desecrated his castle, Godric's loyalty to King Edward and the Normans will be put to the test. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 4: Ralph the Knight
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When a fight between a Norman and a Saxon gets out of hand, Sir Ralph must employ the help of a knight named Geoffrey to cover up the unfortunate incident. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 2: Richard the Norman
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When King Edward calls on his allies for military support, the Norman lord Richard FitzScrob must take drastic measures to make his Saxon subjects obedient. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 6: Hereward the Outlaw
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Young Hereward ("the Wake") finds out that a Norman castle is being built in Shropshire and rides with a group of rowdy boys to cause trouble. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 3: Elwyna the Exile
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
To obtain timber for Richard's castle, two Normans will cruelly take advantage of Elwyna's hidden home in the woods unless she finds a way to stop them. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 5: Osgifu the Sister
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Osgifu finds out that her sister, Elwyna, may soon be hanged for murder. She faces a hard decision of whether to leave matters to fate or oppose the Normans. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 9: Sigurd the Gleeman
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sigurd, once a minstrel and royal courtier, struggles to determine the nature of his relationship with Thegn Godric when Lord Alfric enters his life. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Blades of Hollow
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
(4.00 from 1 review)
Under the scrutinizing glare of the unforgiving sun and amidst a vast expanse of fine white sand, a weary Templar knight bravely fights an elusive foe to the death in order to preserve the sanctity of the Holy Land.
At Least Once More
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(4.00 from 1 review)
It's the year 1415 in France, near a place called Agincourt. The English mercenaries are awoken by King Henry V's legendary St Crispin's day speech. Meanwhile,two soldiers, Thomas and Jack, don't seem to be that enthusiastic about the coming battle...
The Slave of the Al-Hamra
Price: Free! Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
A gripping story of revenge in the shadow of the Alhambra palace, in the nasrite Granada in the 14th century, about Ibn Zamrak, vizier, poet and conspirator whose poetry and ambition know no limits.
Assassin in the Abbey - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
My Christmas gift to you in 2012. An assasin and an assasin catcher play a game of cat and mouse at the coronation of William I on Christmas day 1066.
What the Heart Sees
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(2.00 from 1 review)
An original SHORT STORY first published in the anthology Masters of Seduction. A medieval tale of a knight defying Prince John's edicts, and a forester's daughter whose chance encounter with a blind jeweler offers the only possibility for escape... and for love.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Thief in the Night
Series: Tales from Harrhein, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Andy is an elite Harrhein soldier, a Lancepesade (medieval precursor to Lance Corporal) in the Royal Pathfinders. He's injured and recovering in a frontier fort, working in the armoury, when he realises he isn't alone. Something else is there, too small and quiet to be human.
Wessex Tales: "Schelin's Daughter" (Story 14)
Price: Free! Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Norman knight Schelin (from whom the village of Shilling Okeford or Shillingstone takes its name) was awarded the manor of Okeford for his service to King William at the Battle of Hastings. Schelin holds the richest agricultural land in Dorset, but he still has a problem. His daughter would rather get herself to a nunnery than marry well. A Saxon wise woman’s potions are called for. (c.1085)
An Ageless Myth
Price: Free! Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Around the year 1200, a quest is authorized by the British crown to escavate what might be the remains of King Arthur and Guenevere at Glastonbury. Are the fables of the once and future king true? If the relics are found, what will become of them? What dark secrets keep these mysteries from the eyes of the wise?