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For King and Country
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Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 14 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
The Untouched Bride
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,770. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Life has taken an unexpected twist for Lady Eliza Rosawell and she is forced to marry the King's Knight, by the order of the king. Sir Daniel Throton loves living in single blessedness and has no desire to marry. So, when the king orders his marriage he is helpless. Secrets and mysetries are revelaed. Can Daniel and Eliza stay together or will it be too late?
A Tale of Two Cities
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Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
The Gunpowder, Torture and Sorrow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's the night before his execution, and lying tortured and distraught in a cell in the Tower of London, Guy Fawkes despairs. This short story explains the final thoughts, memories, pains, beliefs and love of the man at the centre of the legendary gunpowder, treason and plot.
The Serpentine Garden Path
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Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
Queen Elizabeth's Wizard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. John Dee was Queen Elizabeth's loyal advisor and official wizard. But then she asks him to create a new and deadly kind of plague to help defeat the Spanish Armada threatening Albion's shores. Will he risk his immortal soul to serve his queen?
Gaslight
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Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's London, 1920. Newly demobilized soldiers have flooded the capital's streets but an ungrateful country isn't ready for them. Harry Costello has returned from the horrors of the Somme to no job, no money and no prospects. Desperate times demand desperate measures and when an opportunity to burgle a house presents itself, Harry seizes the chance. But things don't go quite to plan...
Pursuit of Passy
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Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Ireland and Northern Britain. Life, love and loss of larger than life characters who lived in these troubled times.
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
Summer Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
July 1947. The day begins full of promise. Feel the tension rise with the heat and humidity as clouds gather. Meet the members of an isolated farming community: a young woman soon to be married; her aunts: one misses her friend in an asylum, the other caring for her disabled son. Suffer with her brother as he tries to evade his pursuers. The events of this Summer Day will change them all for ever.
Never Forget
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Series: Never Forget, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 130,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
1912 and on-board the Titanic, two very different women are embarking on journeys that will change the rest of their lives. Alice is the poor, pregnant girl running away with her criminal boyfriend. Nesta is the wealthy but barren wife of a cruel man who is threatening to divorce her. When the mighty ship sinks, a terrible crime is committed which means these women's lives are entwined forever.
When Fate Dictates
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scottish Highlands are well known for their mystical charms and tales of fantasy, yet few have encountered the power of a Highland Stag. In the early hours of February 13th 1692 the sulfurous smell of gunfire hung in the air. Awoken by the sickly smell of fresh blood and death, Corran MacDonald is forced to flee into blizzard swept mountains. But she mysteriously defies death...
The Threlfalls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Bluewood Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1948, Charlie Fletcher, a Leeds publican and black marketeer, always has cash and ration coupons. He marries a young Irish girl, Siobhan, along comes daughter, Susan. With an alcoholic mother and a secretive father, Susan finds friendship with classmate, Jimmy, and his mother, Pauline, who she quickly learns to rely on through the hardships of life growing up during the 50’s and 60’s.
The Chains of Diamonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
This debut novel by M J Tyler is based on a true story, and mixes crime and family history to provide a page-turning read. Recommended by reviewers to 'readers who like an intelligent book with pace and colour.' The author's next book, 'Liquid Jade', will be published in October 2012.
A Sigh From The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
Coach and Four: Allisandra's Tale
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of suspense and romance in 1600s England, when conspiracy and betrayal lead to unexpected love. Note: This is a 15,000+ word short story.
Arnald Haroldsson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the year 534 A.D. Arnald stumbles blindly into a plot aimed at the ultimate overthrow of his cousin, Arthur, High King of the Celts. Arnald is the least favorite of Elaine’s children and the perfect patsy for the gruesome rape and murder of his older sister.
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. 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. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.