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A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, 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 Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Gunny Malone by Janie Downey Maxwell
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 233,730. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Gunny Malone had no more chance of finding happiness than any other poor Irish girl raised on the west coast of Ireland in the early 1800s. She finds love, but tragedy soon follows and she is left to rebuild her life on the remote Blasket Islands. When famine strikes, Gunny’s world is once again tipped toward disaster. Only in the end does she find the truth that may finally set her free.
Never Forget by Karen Mason
Series: Never Forget, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 130,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, 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.
The Magic Mooncat by Lois Fenn
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
It is September 1941 and nine-year-old Hannah Flynn is about to leave her native Hull and become one of that illustrious number known as ‘them townies’. Standing at the station, with few possessions in the little case she is clutching, she is ready to leave that scarred city to experience life as an evacuee in rural Lincolnshire, an environment as far removed as any foreign country.
Arnald Haroldsson by Steven Mathison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, 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.
The Bird Flies High by Maggie Craig
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 126,460. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A page-turning and evocative story of love, family, friendship and forgiveness in the Glasgow of the General Strike, the Hungry 30s & the Second World War written by a popular Scottish writer and historian.
Jacob's Ladder by P.D.R. Lindsay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s 1642 and England is in an economic and political melt down, a situation similar to today’s economic and political mess. The King won’t bend, Parliament won’t break, it’s an explosive deadlock. During those few chaotic months before King Charles declared war on his subjects there was, for those who dared to take it, the opportunity to get away with murder, in return for impressive rewards.
Watch For The Talleyman by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 129,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Dolly Tomkins lives in the mean streets of 1920s Salford where the only one making a decent living is the talleyman, who has a moneybag where his heart should be. Dolly’s mam is in hock up to her ears, but when Nifty Jack offers to wipe the slate clean in return for Dolly’s favours, she takes him on at his own game. And in the process is in danger of losing the love of her life.
I Stopped Time by Jane Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
“Can you think of a really good memory? Perhaps you can see it when you close your eyes. Now, imagine you can take it out and look at it whenever you want to!” Turn of the century Brighton. A spark is ignited when wide-eyed Lottie Pye enters Mr Parker’s photographic studio and discovers the new medium that will shape her life.
Attack Hitler's Bunker!: (The RAF secret raid to bomb Hitler's Berlin Bunker that never happened - probably) by Lazlo Ferran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,100. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Adventure » War & military(5.00 from 1 review)
For a limited time, you can get THREE THRILLERS - FREE > ow.ly/t6L4R Rudolf Eineger was left with his finger inside a dead body. Repulsed, he withdrew it and wiped it on the black SS tunic. Richard Earlgood, maverick RAF fighter pilot, and Michael Dorfmann, ambitious Luftwaffe double-agent, plan a daring raid on Adolf Hitler's Bunker.
The Wild One by Danelle Harmon
Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical(4.67 from 6 reviews)
"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away." England, 1776: When Lord Gareth de Montforte thwarts a stagecoach robbery, he unwittingly finds himself inheriting his dead brother's fiancee and infant baby in this breathtaking first book in the De Montforte Brothers series by critically acclaimed author Danelle Harmon.
Through the Window by Cynthia Todd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,750. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
The WWII love affair between Carson Fox and Abigail Watts begins long before they know each others' names, long before they’ve even met. It begins when, unbeknownst to each other, they’re secretly watching one another through different windows of the same house.
Finding Daisy by Val Margerison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,100. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
January 1936. Sarah, a young executive at a Yorkshire mill returns home to attend her grandfather's funeral, blissfully unaware of the shock that awaits her when his will is read. The twists and turns in the next few weeks see her meeting an old flame and find her striving to unravel the mystery of a long-hidden family secret. But what of Daisy, the terrified child she meets on the train?
Sing Like You Know the Words by Martin Sowery
Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Mysterious dealings in Africa, business, politics and tangled emotions are the threads that connect the characters of this novel. Set in the north of England; it tells the story of a group of friends who come together at the end of the seventies, following the different paths their lives take over three decades, as the choices they make lead to unexpected consequences. Cover by Thomas Softley
Happy and Glorious (Part One) by Sean Devitt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.
My Lady Ellen by Brenda Slavoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 211,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
Ellen Sinclair is the daughter of a Bristol merchant, a member of a family ambitious to succeed. Brought into fashionable society at the age of fifteen, she struggles against her fate for the man she loves, but is caught between two loyalties...
The Burning Candle: A Medieval Novel by Lisa J. Yarde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(3.00 from 1 review)
Love is for women who have choices. She has none. In eleventh-century France on the eve of the First Crusade, Isabel de Vermandois becomes the wife of a man old enough to be her father. He is Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan. A hero of the Norman victory at Hastings and loyal counselor to successive English kings, Robert is not all Isabel had expected.
The Crying of The Children by Peggi Lennard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,310. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(3.00 from 1 review)
19th century Britain; Joseph Skinner wanted Ellie to disappear and he didn't care where to. He wanted Thomas to rot in the cellar, Little Will to lie silent in the mud, his workers to work harder and his wife to remain sedated in bed, where she could cause no trouble. But his wife fought back. Dr. Taylor helped her. Mandrake Jnr. was always on hand. And Ellie? Well Ellie had quite a journey.