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The Last Bomb, Aloise's Cafe and Death by Cow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"The last bomb that fell on Liverpool in the Second World War fell on the evening of the tenth of January nineteen forty two in amongst other places, Upper Stanhope Street, Toxteth. I know this for I was there at the time, and remember it well..." "The Last Bomb, Aloise's Cafe and Death by Cow" is just one of many short stories taken from the collection, "Liverpool" which is available to purchas
Bob the Balloon, Al Capone and The Two Bob Bouncer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"When I first started work on the docks one of the very first things that the foreman said to me was that as I was new, all of the other Dockers who I worked with would listen quite carefully to every word I said and that they would then choose a name for me from something that I had said, perhaps how I behaved or even perhaps something I wore...
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 12 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Can Charles help his father the king to remain on the Throne of England?
The Hills of Rothbury
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Derek Wiley gives his readers 360 new verses on one very old theme.
The Adventures of Naughty Nelly
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,360. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
‘She looked as though butter wouldn’t melt in her mouth but……’ 'Nelly had to make a living the best way she knew how’ ‘Respectable ladies still have to eat’ Short story, set in 17th Century, Kingdom of England.
Forevermore (A Jewel Trilogy Novella)
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Series: The Jewel Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,520. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Jewel Trilogy Novella set in England, 1667: Sensible Clarice Bradford is content in her widowhood. She has a pretty one-room cottage and a lovely little daughter, and the last thing she wants is another husband. Until one fairytale evening when she’s invited to a wedding at a castle… A novella that's part of Lauren Royal's Jewel Trilogy.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: 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.
Farewell, My Denmark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A failed engagement sets 17-year-old Catherine Erichsen on a faith-building journey of self discovery as she follows her parents and other Mormon Saints on the 1863 immigration to America. When precious heirlooms start disappearing aboard the John J. Boyd, Catherine nearly loses her life at the hand of thieving sailors and fears she won’t live long enough to fulfill the desires of her heart.
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
Beyond Captive Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
This story spans time, connecting with key events that led to that fateful day when Ariana met her destiny and had her world tipped upside down, again. Stolen, when she was only six years old, Ariana had been forced to work as a slave on a smuggling ship. She endured the heartache for many years until one event forced her to make a decision that would change her life forever...
Please Take Care of Bethany
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Price: Free! Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Brittunculi. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Brian, an amateur military enthusiast now tells the story of his father ‘Brian Bulls-eye Wilkinson’, and his personal quest for the truth. A father who he had never known. Romance, patriotism and espionage, a forgotten hero of the second world war, and a father who saved the world.
Sing Like You Know the Words
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Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: 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
Camelot & Vine
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Price: Free! Words: 87,470. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"Casey Clemens is catapulted from her steady-as-she-goes life as a sort-of famous TV-commercial actress into another time and place—literally. This captivating tale takes readers on a journey from a Hollywood set to King Arthur's castle, and it has it all: adventure, humor, love, and peril. A fresh take on the legend of Camelot." - Colleen Dunn Bates, Founder/Publisher, Prospect Park Books
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
The Shadow Goers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
French-born royal, Bex Celeon arrives in England shortly after Dunkirk. Her mother dies in an air raid, leaving Bex the unlikely heir, but when she learns her mother was assassinated, England gains an enemy. She destroys herself, her American lover, and possibly the Crown.
Jenny Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Jenny Stories are about the experiences Jennifer Thomas growing up in 1940s and 1950s. The setting is London and depicts the life of Jennifer and her brothers, David and Bryn in the aftermath of World War II.
Gruinard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is a Short Story. In 1942, the British government contaminated Gruinard Island with Bacillus anthracis, Anthrax, in a biological warfare experiment. This is the story of those who participated in the project and became casualties decades later.
Amethyst (Jewel Trilogy, Book 1)
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Series: The Jewel Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 123,510. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
London, 1666 - Colin Chase, the Earl of Greystone, finds his carefully planned life turned upside down when the Great Fire of London lands a lowly jeweler's daughter in his arms. Book 1 of Lauren Royal's Jewel Trilogy.
The Crying of The Children
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Price: Free! Words: 103,310. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: 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.
The Winds of Longing Blow
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Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.