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El hombre que vino de las olas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: Spanish. Published: July 16, 2014 by OmniaBooks. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Allí donde el mar báltico y el mar del norte estrecha sus manos como gigantes en un pulso salvaje de la madre naturaleza vive Hanne buscando un sentido a su vida. Los vientos de guerra contra el imperio británico acechan y la posible invasión del país es irremediable. Sólo Hanne es capaz de cambiar el rumbo de la historia de su país con la ayuda de Odín y el hombre que vino de las olas.
The Trials of George Wickham the Younger
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Twenty-five years have passed since the death of the notorious scoundrel George Wickham, but his legacy carries on. His young son George must now make his way through a society where his father’s name is not unknown. In Altman’s ninth installment of The Darcys and the Bingleys, we find the young generation trying to find success in life and love as the past casts a long shadow on their present.
The Hills of Happiness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
India in the late days of the raj, England in the great slump of the 1930’s; these are the settings of this story of family interaction and decline. James and Dorothy Martinmas appear to inhabit a sort of Garden of Eden in the green hills of souther India. But there are serpents: in the past and in the present.
A Spider's Thread Across the Tay
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
During a fierce storm, a train carrying seventy-five people is hurled into the Firth of Tay when the bridge it is crossing collapses. Everyone on board is killed. It is the night of 28th December 1879. A Spider’s Thread Across the Tay is a work of fiction, but the story of the Tay bridge disaster is real. The tragedy and the lives of the people it touches are vividly brought to life
Death Be Pardoner To Me
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The Wars of the Roses were terrible years when armies swept back and forth across England and kings were the pawns of arrogant nobles. In these savage times, three royal brothers defeated all those who would rob them of the throne but then, from within, they faced a new enemy.
1914
Series: The British Ace. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The story of a young soldier who joins the cavalry to fight in France in 1914. After the horrors of a cavalry charge against machne guns he transfers to the R.F.C where he becomes a gunner and observer. Eventually he becomes a pilot and shows a flair for aerial combat. Set against the backdrop of England in 1914 it shows the contrast between life in England and the brutal war in Flanders.
The Governess and the Stalker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Jesse West is determined to destroy the family that wronged him so badly. For former governess Michelle Devine, it becomes a battle of wits to deal with Jesse, who has no other purpose in life than to kill her.
A Deadly Game of Malice
Series: Lovers and Liars, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Caroline Graham is six months pregnant, miserable, and bored. Then a rash of poison pen letters circulate in the village and residents start to die. With Leslie’s help, Caroline must use all her cunning and put her life at risk to uncover a cold-blooded murderer -- a remorseless killer who continues to raise the stakes in a deadly game of malice.
Catherine de Valois
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine was an extraordinary woman. A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France terrorized by his mental illness, Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of England's most fascinating and courageous queens.
One Man's Empire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
John Butler inherits a coffee plantation in Ceylon – and plans to sell it to fund his wild gambling. The discovery of a sturdy crop of tea-bushes among the ruined trees of the storm-ravaged estate leads him to build a thriving tea estate. But when the bank from which John has borrowed money collapses, he is forced to gamble once more – and this time the stakes are everything he owns and loves.
Bittersweet Legacy: Lorette and the Wilde Thyme Hotel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Heartbroken and abandoned by a soldier, a young woman struggles to run an old hotel that she inherited in post-war England. When she meets local lad, Jake Elliott, she is swept off her feet. Uncovering a sinister secret in the cellar, they embark on a mission to track down a young POW who hid out in the hotel during the war.
It Never Was You
Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
The Pyrate's Lair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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.
The Paper Knife
Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 167,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Napoleon’s wars; the hated Corn Laws; clerking in a hellish iron works; grinding poverty in a grim Scottish town; the Scottish insurrection - Frederick has lived through it all, and survived. But at what cost? What is his secret? And why is he so obsessed with the paper knife he now clutches? For Frederick, the word ‘betrayal’ has a special meaning.
Murder by Misrule
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,770. 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.
Ribbon of River
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Can Lizzie triumph over adversity and find happiness and fulfilment?
Strongbow's Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
She was 14 when her father gave her in marriage to a foreign warrior in return for the restoration of his kingdom. Her daughter would marry a man who served three English kings and ended his life as Regent. What was it like to be Strongbow's wife and, later, his widow? Could she forgive her father or his arch-enemy O'Rourke? What became of her after Strongbow's death?
The Time Wasters - Deja Vu
Series: The Time Wasters, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
A book for 9 - 14 year olds. Follow the adventures of young time-travellers through real history, as they try to discover why the English speaking peoples are suddenly speaking French.
Inkebarrow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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.
The Officer's Whistle
Price: $1.53 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Simon is in his last year at prep school and always seems to be in trouble. He finds solace in the History lessons and a homework assignment leads to his father digging out an old trunk that holds secrets of a distant relative who fought in the Great War. Looking through it, Simon traces the story of Tom Beal, who signed up to fight in 1914 and Simon finds an old whistle. What story does it hold?