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The Liberty Flower
By Katie Hanrahan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Newcastlewest Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Sarah Mahon has found success as a spy for the partisan militia, until Jack Ashford comes ashore. She leans that the enemy cannot be judged by the color of his coat because a man can change his colors, a notion her father denies. A sabotaged courtship ends with a rash act of rebellion and a face-saving marriage, but the war is not over and Jack is determined to win Sarah at any cost.
The Deadly Playground - 1914
By Robert Carter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,660. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Deadly Playground is the 1st volume of a story of the prestigious Barrington family during the Great War. A tale of espionage, romance and a portrait of power & influence as the curtain rises on the first act of a Century of tumultuous conflict. Hallmarked by attention to historical detail, this novel comes with a guarantee — the reader will see the Great War in a completely new light.
Tizzie
By P.D.R. Lindsay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There's no slavery in the Yorkshire Dales, not in 1887, not ever. But loving families use artful schemes to enslave the innocent. Twenty nine year old Tizzie is such an innocent.
And I Shall Be Healed
By Julia Lee Dean
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
"And I Shall Be Healed" follows the experiences of a young army chaplain 1916-17, both at home in West Sussex and with the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front. Haunted by an unhappy upbringing and a mistake for which he cannot forgive himself, he struggles to put the past behind him and support the men he has been called to serve.
The Girl on the Stairs
By Patricia Rose
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,890. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Mabel and her husband Harry survive the war and bring up their daughter, Alexa and adopted son Luke. As the family move around the country following job opportunities, Alexa and Luke's upbringing sees some important changes, including attending boarding school where both children fail to settle and Alexa finds herself on occasion sent to the stairs.
Pain and Passion
By Allan Henderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Tomas Hunter is the heir to the lairdship of a minor clan, steeped in the Highlands and wildlife where he loves to hunt. Sarah Evans is from Wales. Born a cripple, she blooms into a woman as beautiful as her nature.
Happy and Glorious
By Sean Devitt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,980. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.
An Irish Blacksmith - The trial of Duncan O'Brady
By Preston Child
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Discover the bloody past of Ireland; discover the new world called VanDiemen's Land in this bestselling series from Preston Child!
After Whorl: Donning Double Cloaks (#3 - Celtic Fervour series)
By Nancy Jardine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Pursued by Rome AD73 Northern Britannia After King Venutius’ defeat, Brennus of Garrigill – known as Bran – maintains a spy network monitoring Roman activity in Brigantia. Relative peace reigns till AD 78 when Roman Governor Agricola marches his legions to the far north. Brennus is always one step ahead of the Roman Army as he seeks the Caledon Celt who will lead all tribes in battle against Rome.
Warwick - The Man Behind The Wars of the Roses
By Tony Riches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,580. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(4.00 from 1 review)
Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, the wealthiest noble in England, becomes a warrior knight and a key figure in what have become known as the Wars of the Roses. As Captain of Calais, he turns privateer, daring to take on the Spanish fleet. The friend of kings, he is the sworn enemy of Queen Margaret of Anjou. Then, in an amazing change of heart, why does he risk everything to fight for her cause
Bailey's Revenge
By Allison Bruning
Series: Irish Twist of Fate, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,110. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Mountain Springs House. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Torn between her love for the English noble and her family loyalty, Kathleen must chose to honor one or the other in order to stop Bailey before he destroys everything.
A Hint of Heather
By Rebecca Hagan Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,340. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014 by Teresa Medeiros. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
After Jessalyn MacInnes finds herself the new “laird” of Clan MacInnes, her well-meaning clansmen decide to go a-raiding to find her a bridegroom. When they toss their captive at Jessalyn’s feet, the last thing she expects to find is a strapping young Englishman with thick dark hair, green eyes snapping with fury, and the face of a fallen angel.
Arthur Rhyfelfawr
By Cian Beirdd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Blackwater
By Alison Williams
Price: Free! Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a time when death is common, life is cheap and superstition rife, anyone can find their world torn apart by gossip and accusations. Can one lonely girl find the love and companionship she craves? Or will her heart lead her into more danger than she can imagine?
A Crack in Time
By Linda Arditto
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
1 star(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Set in 1851 England, A Crack in Time is the short, short story of a young man, John Pitt, who has the most extraordinary experience. 'The Beast Within' will be published April, 2014.
Maggie’s Milkman
By Gareth Davies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
'I’m voting Tory me, I’m Maggie’s Milkman.' Meet Mal, a young, handsome milkman whose reputation as a capable lover quickly spreads around the South Wales valley where he lives. But will his lothario lifestyle survive the plans that Thatcher has for the coal mining industry or will his support for the Tories come back to haunt him?
The Icknield Way: The Story of England After the Romans Left (412 AD - 460 AD)
By N. Beetham Stark
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,500. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Eivin and his family flee the Elbe and settle on English land recently vacated by the Romans (450 AD). Eivin takes to the ancient peddlers’ pathway to sell fish and salt to support the family. He is imprisoned most of his life in a lawless land. He longs to take revenge on his evil brother. He wants to make jewelry but is forced to work as a farmer and a bronzesmith. The end leaves him frustrated.
Private Gimble
By William J. Benning
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
By Jeff Warren
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. Short story 4000 words approx.
Margaret Thatcher and Dorothy Hodgkin in Conversation: Iron Lady versus Socialist Scientist
By Rob Walters
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,790. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Dorothy Hodgkin was Margaret Thatcher's tutor at Oxford. Given their diametrically opposed political beliefs and moral perspectives, their conversations would surely have been intensely interesting. This book provides a fictional account of them.