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A Tale of Two Cities
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 12 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 Serpentine Garden Path
Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(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
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: 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.
Gaslight
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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
Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: 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.
All I Desire
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Adam Parsons thinks he knows exactly what he wants out of life. Working as a farrier in 18th century England does little to satisfy him. A dark ship comes into port and an unexpected opportunity arises to change life for himself and his love, Selena. Will Adam finally find all he desires or will he lose all that he already has? 2012 Fresh Ink Honorable Mention Winning Story
Murder by Misrule
Price: Free! Words: 90,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
Land of the Fathers
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Circumstances brought them to England. A small farming community brought them peace. A deep sense of longing and purpose gave them reason to stay. Home can be anywhere you find love, so they say. Roots dig deep when you belong.
Perry Scrimshaw's Rite of Passage
You set the price! Words: 87,030. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A transatlantic tale of love, betrayal and the struggle to survive during Victorian times in Southampton and Buenos Aires.
Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
The Anatomy Inspector
Series: Twisted Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science.
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(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.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 50,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.
A Sweet Blitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the Hanged Man tells the tale of William Rhys, accused of a crime and hung by the Lord of the land. Three days later, he came back to life. Now, cloaked in his burial shroud and back from the dead, William Rhys stalks the land as the dreaded Hanged Man. The hangman's rope that took his life is now his weapon of vengeance as he hunts the wicked and evil in medieval Britain.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a worker is savagely attacked in the Thames section of the London Tunnel Authority, Charles St. Cyprian, in his role as Royal Occultist, is summoned. He, along with his apprentice Ebe Gallowglass, are no strangers to the unusual and terrifying, but find themselves tackling something neither expected. A phantom of such savage power that it absolutely in no way is or was ever human.
Mabel Crowley: Book One
Price: Free! Words: 36,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wealthy Mabel Crowley wishes to wed stable-boy Charlie Archer, but her parents forbid the match. Heartbroken and vowing that she will never love again, she flees to Bath, where she meets railroad tycoon Theodore Hartley. When World War One looms over the horizon, Mabel must choose between her impulse youthful love and hope for her future.

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