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Greater Love... by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Unter dem Galgen by Cora Buhlert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: German. Published: June 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London, 1751: Es ist Hinrichtungstag in Tyburn. Sechs Männer und drei Frauen, sollen am Galgen von Tyburn sterben. Auch der Bandit Jack Blackstone ist gekommen, um sie hängen zu sehen. Unter den Verurteilten ist auch Jacks große Liebe Eliza, zum Tode verurteilt für ein Verbrechen, das sie nicht begangen hat. Jack hat geschworen, Eliza zu retten oder bei dem Versuch zu sterben.
The Raven's Lady by Jude Knight
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.50 from 4 reviews)
When Felix returns home in disguise after 13 years, he plans to catch a smuggler then take up his viscountcy. He does not expect the smuggler to be his childhood sweetheart.
Yoikes by James Field
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Alf and Bert, security, play with an experimental gadget that transports them back to the twelfth century. Frightened to tamper with history, they tread carefully–at first. Unable to withstand the challenge, they end in a tournament, fighting with knights, the threat to history forgotten…
Ripper's Ring by Steven R. Southard
Series: What Man Hath Wrought. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The ancient Ring of Gyges grants the power of invisibility to Jack the Ripper. A Scotland Yard detective tracks a killer who can’t be seen.
A Nun and Priest Tale by Ester Phillips
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Father John and the formidable Sister Austin. Which of them will triumph in a battle of wills over the fate of a young Catholic schoolboy in the 1960's?
Letters To The Dead by B T Coll
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
When a young soldier, Edward Chester, enlists in the army to fight for his country in 1915, he leaves behind his pregnant wife. Life is difficult in the trenches and his letters home describe the horrors of fighting on the frontline. Life back home is tough for those left behind and when tragedy strikes, it is decided that the news must be keep secret until his return. How will it end?
Downstairs Rules by Sullivan Clarke
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Blushing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
What's a maid to do? Ella wishes to be loyal, but that loyalty comes with a painful price for both her and her ladyship. If her Lady erred, the maid paid the price...
Land of the Fathers by Arlene Nassey
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks by Josh Reynolds
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. Druid & Iceni by Ian Hall
Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
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.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: 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 by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: 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 by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(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 by Laurie R. King
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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 by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: 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 by Mark Gelineau
Price: $0.99 USD. 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.
Catherine de Valois by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. 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.
The Pyrate's Lair by Erin E.M. Hatton
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.