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A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(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: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(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.
The Briton and the Dane: Legacy (Second Edition) by Mary Ann Bernal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,890. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Danish Prince Sven instigates a seaborne invasion, fueled partly by blind rage when he discovers that his brother, Prince Erik, has sworn fealty to the Anglo-Saxon king. Amidst the ferrous reverberation of a naval battle, one or all must die, and the fate of a nation hangs in the balance, one final time.
Gunny Malone by Janie Downey Maxwell
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 233,780. 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.
Child of Loki by Richard Denning
Series: Northern Crown, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
A divided land ... a divided family. Child of Loki is the sequel to The Amber Treasure. It follows the story of Cerdic and Northumbria through another six of the darkest years of the dark ages.
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 » Women's fiction » General(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 » Women's fiction » General(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 » Adventure » War & military(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 » Historical » United Kingdom(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.
1809 Ben Brown Rite of Passage by William Bertram
Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, I · The History of the Brown Family, III. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 192,270. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures(5.00 from 1 review)
Our Hero's adventures, scrapes and later actions as they unfold, take us initially to the Mediterranean and then to the French coast. His third ship was a captured Russian bomb vessel now equipped as a rocket ship. Quite an experimental design for that time and quite as dangerous to friend and foe alike.
Watch For The Talleyman by Freda Lightfoot
Price: $5.25 USD. Words: 129,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(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: 103,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(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.
Seeking Scandal by Nadine Millard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Blue Tulip Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Two years ago, Caroline Carrington had made the biggest mistake of her life; she had rejected the man she loved. Now, she was back in London and ready to find a husband. But first, before proper Caroline did exactly what was expected of her, she wanted a little scandal, something to remember during her life as a perfect society wife. Not enough to ruin her, but enough to make her feel alive.
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 » Historical » United Kingdom(4.71 from 7 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.
My Lady Ellen by Brenda Slavoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 211,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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...
Lies We Were Told by Leslie MacDill
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
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 » Romance » Suspense(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 » Historical » United Kingdom(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
Murgatroyd's Christmas Club by Stephen Bailey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Mill worker, Willie Arkenthwaite, suddenly, and by his own doing, becomes treasurer of the Murgatroyd's Mill Christmas club. Being rude, crude & terribly rude, how will this docile and inarticulate man accomplish this? With his friends, workmates and many comical mishaps along the way, that's how.
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