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Land of the Fathers
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Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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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.
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. Druid & Iceni
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Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
69AD, and the Romans have been lords of the southern part of Britain for over twenty years. Knowing their eyes are forever northward, the Brigante King Venutius decides to send two of his young sons north to safety. Sewell, a northern druid, must first locate the boys, then get them safe to his homeland in the Caledonii nation. It is a dangerous journey into hostile lands He cannot fail.
Spearhavoc & other short tales (Alternative Histories:1066)
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Price: Free! Words: 15,220. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The year 1066 is one of the most famous in World history, but the conquest of England was far from inevitable. Here, a collection of seven short stories describe a wide range of alternative endings. These are just a few of the many ways in which the outcome, which still affects us all today a millennium later, could have been dramatically different.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the end of World War One Margaret is finding Christmas hard - she has to do the work of two men on the family farm. Can the arrival of a stranger lend some Christmas cheer?
Hathy l'éléphant
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Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
C'est un conte au parfum d'Angleterre victorienne et coloniale, et pourtant ce pourrait être une histoire à raconter dans le temps de Noël au cours de laquelle on fera des rencontres inattendues qui rappelleront des souvenirs à bon nombres d'entre nous.
The Book of Jodie
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Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1973, a stubborn, self-confident English teenager is caught kissing another boy and forced to see a psychiatrist.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
The Lament of Sir Galahad
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story of a day on the journey of Sir Galahad during the quest for the Holy Grail. The story tells of his father Sir Lancelot and how Sir Galahad came to be in the Knights of the Round Table.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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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.
The Pyrate's Lair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
A Short Story - Feisty young Tudor-era curate's daughter Mary Brandon has a fascination for pirates. But when an ill-advised foray into a sea cave turns up an actual pirate, the legendary Captain Currie, her life takes a drastic change in course.
Inkebarrow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
William Shakespeare takes a wrong turn going beyond the fields he knows — and in the Black Bull of Inkebarrow, he finds a turn from history to magic.
SALMAN.LIFE
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Price: $1.00 USD. Language: Arabic. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Before producing content for the FogScreen® projection screen it is essential to pay attention to the installation environment’s ambient lighting, screen’s background colour and the FogScreen® unit’s position in relation to the audience. These factors have a crucial impact on the viewing experience and should be taken into consideration when designing the content’s colours, graphical elements etc.
Torc
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Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Coinneach, the might king of the Durotriges, is dead. His son, Ruadh, is king. Before his death, Coinneach made a pact with the Romans, who are now coming to meet the new king. Ruadh longs for peace and intends to honour the pact. However, the procurator, Decimus, has decided the Durotriges need bringing in line. What will Ruadh do?
A Sweet Blitz
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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.
166
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Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: Australian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
166 is a dark, horrific short story about the 7/7 London bombings- from the perspective of thee home ground terrorist Germaine Lindsay. A deep, realistic portrayal of a man's last thoughts before murdering countless people.
Episode 9 - Calum's Promise
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Series: Clan - Season 1, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Calum races to Moy Hall to confront York's spy before the order to kill Jamie can be executed. What he discovers would shake any man's belief in truth and love. York plans to assassinate the prince and collect the bounty, and Calum and John walk right into the action again.
Arthur Rhyfelfawr
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Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
King Arthur prequel! Excerpt from priest's court log, Aberffraw: "I am Arthur, son of King Uthr of the Pecsa. I pledge my loyalty in all things until such time as I am able to return to my homeland and avenge my father." The boy is scrawny but forthright. I would wager he would have made an excellent holy man, and he will make for a terrifying king if he ever carves out a kingdom.
Private Gimble
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
In the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front, the daily miseries of the British soldier are compounded by the added dangers of enemy snipers. When least expected, the shrill whistle of the fatal bullet heralds one more death amongst the thousands that have already fallen. Into this war of nerves, a humble ex-poacher plies his deadly trade.
Louis Napoleon: Courting Princess Beatrice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Louis Napoleon, Emperor Napoleon III's heir, longs for Princess Beatrice, Queen Victoria’s youngest daughter. He is determined to spend time alone with her, but has to contend with his parents, watchful chaperones, and the irascible Bertie, Prince of Wales. Based on events reported in court circulars and newspaper articles from February 1872. Short story 4000 words approx.