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La Chaire, beyond the garden gate
You set the price! Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on actual events, La Chaire is the story of one of Europe’s most famous gardens. Its creation and ultimate demise is relayed through the lives of an international botanist, the last Hawaiian Princess, a Stage Door Johnny, his Gaiety Girl wife, and finally, a humble Breton Gardener during World War Two
The Circassian. "Wrong Side"
Series: The Circassian. Price: Free! Words: 25,910. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1888 and the SS.Liverpool is sailing from Durban to Southampton. On board is Jaak, fleeing the British gallows for two murders and wanted by the Russian Army. Also on board is a RussianSecret Service Officer who discovers who he is. The first story is free to introduce the characters and plot for more stories.
The Madonna of Dunkirk
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,830. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
350,000 stranded soldiers on one beach, and a crazy old woman on the other who thinks she can save them if she sits on a certain pew in the ruins of an old church. For off the wall characters, that's just the beginning.
Sir John Hovey: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sir John Hovey, Shropshire actor, impresario, his life and times in vignettes. Quintessential English eccentric, veteran of war, student of philosopher's stone matters, with a very intriguing disappearance from the stage still controversial to this day. Is he still acting in disguise?
The King's Sister
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
This is a fictional account of the life of Anne, daughter of Cleves. It follows the chronology of Anne’s life up to her 31st year. My Anne is wilier and more capable than historians generally label her and yet at the same time naive and kind hearted. Anne is often overlooked by other authors and I just could not resist giving her the more vibrant personality I suspect she possessed.
Turn The Stones
Series: The Threlfalls. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,230. Language: British English. Published: January 22, 2016 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The third and final part of The Threlfalls trilogy. After the tragic fire that killed her father and destroyed ‘The Threlfalls,’ Susan’s life changes dramatically when she falls pregnant. Susan looks forward to being the perfect mother, but with little contact from her friends, she finds herself increasingly isolated. Dreams of her past haunt her, and nothing turns out quite the way she expected.
On the Wings of Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » General
When a volcanic eruption in Iceland disrupts commercial flights all over Europe, Amanda Miller, editor and published author, finds herself on a speeding train back to London. Seated opposite an elderly gentleman. Realizing the potential for a story behind the kind eyes of the World War II pilot, she soon finds herself immersed in a tale of history, lifelong friendship and love.
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This edition of "Wuthering Heights" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving the book's character. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of Emily's Bronte's great classic novel.
To So Few - Explosion
Series: To So Few. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,780. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Brian, Jonathan and the other pilots of Royal Air Force No.609 Squadron move south to meet the expected cross-Channel invasion after the Germans dramatically subdued and subjugated Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium and France. Winston Churchill ascends to the premiership of the United Kingdom and leads the Empire through the darkest days in the history of Great Britain.
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.
Ulf of Leystoke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A collection of short stories featuring Ulf, a farmer and part-time smith in the Anglo-Saxon village of Leystoke. Three of the stories have previously appeared singly, and the fourth, 'The Reckoning', is new for this collection.
Brendon Hill Mornings
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Henry leaves the farm to escape his bullying brother. He glimpses a page from a diary, a secret that the brothers must not be told. The village establishment is against him. But this is 1930 and changes are coming.
Civvies
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
August 1945. The last of the 56th Londoners are home from Germany and heading for a short leave before their final demob. Private Sydney Newt is returning home for the first time since 1940. He is 23 years old. The boy he left behind is long gone. The man knows nothing else but war.
A Certain Threat
Series: The Merriman Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1792, French Revolutionary agents are travelling secretly between Ireland and England and war with France is becoming inevitable. Lieutenant James Merriman is plunged headlong into the world of espionage as he and his ship are ordered to the Irish Sea to assist Treasury agent Mr. Grahame to investigate French plans to use Irish ports to attack England.
SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Ultimate Satyr Collection: VOLUME ONE
Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten New and Compelling Sherlock Holmes Crime Mysteries In One Complete Book: VOLUME ONE.
Mortlake
Series: The Maps of Time, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London, 1630. Felch is back, and this time he's determined to get what he wants - whatever happens. But Tom and his friends have other things on their minds - when one of Deacon's maps is stolen, the ancient and mysterious library of Dr Dee seems to be the one place that holds all the keys... MORTLAKE is book #2 in this epic time-slip adventure series.
Windermere Monster: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lake Windermere mined by Germans and the unbelievable cover-up by Brits. First of a series of British short stories. Though American, British decline into dreary novelist decadence opens hole for opportunity. Testing waters with toe dip into Lake Windermere. Lots of celebs and horrific fun. Short and to the point.
Doyle and Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Doyle and Wells It is the 1890’s, the age of Queen Victoria. One of the great questions of the era was, “Do the dead have a voice?” Join Arthur Conan Doyle and a young H G Wells as they journey through the murky world of Victorian séances, on a phantasmagorical treasure hunt, following a trail of secrets from beyond the grave. To quote Sherlock Holmes, "“Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot"
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.
The Long Steal
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 91,440. Language: British English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Somebody wrecked UK Motors. Fifty years later, Paul and Cheryl aim to find out why. And somebody wants to stop them. Academics, consultants, politicians, they all have something to hide. Is there any hope of stealing back the future?