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On His Honor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Secret Cravings Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Emilia Crawford’s father is arrested in the name of King Henry VIII’s new reforms. The king’s men bring him to the London Tower to await his sentencing. Emilia travels to London in order to plea for her father’s life. One kiss from her father’s captor turns her life upside down. But, she must find a way to rescue her father. Can two people on opposite sides find their way toward love?
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 14 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Debt and Defiance
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Series: Luke Adams, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Luke Adams Investigates Book 2, a family driven thriller mystery with a mix of, good fortune, a hint of danger, emotional conflict, rumours, small town attitudes stemming back to WW2. Integrates the incidental elements required for this genre,including some romantic interest with a new start in life, all melded together in a well paced story. It is suitable for both sexes,and most age groups 14+
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.
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical romance novel by Angela Locke set in Cumbria and the Himalayas. "The tale unfolds and flows smoothly from beginning to end, with captivating characters, that you remember days after finishing the novel."
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.
Betrayed Countess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,970. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Forced from France by her devious guardian on the eve of the French Revolution, Countess Bettina Jonquiere must deliver an important package to further the royalist cause. In England, she discovers the package is full of blank papers, the address false and she’s penniless. Stranded in a Cornish village, Bettina toils in a bawdy tavern and falls in love with a man who may have murdered his wife
Jacob's Ladder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s 1642 and England is in an economic and political melt down, a situation similar to today’s economic and political mess. The King won’t bend, Parliament won’t break, it’s an explosive deadlock. During those few chaotic months before King Charles declared war on his subjects there was, for those who dared to take it, the opportunity to get away with murder, in return for impressive rewards.
The Man From Outremer
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The tale of Derwent, a Knight Templar, whose quiet life as a churchman after the Crusades is disrupted when his old nemesis sets up an invasion of Scotland.
Thistle and Flame - Her Highland Hero (Scottish Historical Romance)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Francis Ashe. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
If hearts are meant to be together, nothing will keep them apart... When Gavin Macgregor first laid eyes Kenna Moore at festival in their Highland home, the boy fell in love with her flaming red hair, and her easy smile. Years later, Gavin works up the courage to give Kenna a thistle, and with one innocent gesture, steals her heart. A novel of romance in 18th century Scotland
George & Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,590. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Sylvia's dashing new husband, John, offers to whisk them from the 1950's grime of city living to take the tenancy of a country pub, Sylvia dreams of an idyllic life in the Yorkshire Dales.
Framed: A Historical Novel about the Revolt of the Luddites
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With all the excitement of Sharpe (Bernard Cornwell), as well as the social commentary of Elizabeth Gaskell and Victor Hugo, Framed dramatises the issues of a turbulent time and champions the resistance of poverty-stricken workers. If you liked Les Miserables, then you’ll love Framed!
1809 Ben Brown Rite of Passage
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, I ยท The History of the Brown Family, III. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 192,270. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Our Hero's adventures, scrapes and later actions as they unfold, take us initially to the Mediterranean and then to the French coast. His third ship was a captured Russian bomb vessel now equipped as a rocket ship. Quite an experimental design for that time and quite as dangerous to friend and foe alike.
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.
Going Home Book 3 in the Norah's Children trilogy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
For three decades the fortunes of Norah’s children have ebbed and flowed. Now they must adjust to a post-war period that is not all that was promised. This third and final book in the saga of Norah’s children follows the five siblings into marriage and parenthood, and through success and sorrow. Overwhelming events now challenge family bonds that neither time nor distance have yet broken.
The Link
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An historical thriller set in England in 1912. Newly discovered fossil bones seem to be the missing link between apes and man. But investigator Augustus Parker believes that the fossils have been faked. As they investigate, Parker and his friend Stephen McKay stumble upon a horrendous double murder. They are attacked, their lives threatened. Between fakery and murder what is ... the link?
Beyond Captive Seas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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...
1756 Ben Brown and the Smugglers
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Series: The History of the Brown Family, I. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 177,710. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Around Plymouth Sound, smugglers and revenue men are waging open warfare; with the smugglers winning the battle for getting contraband goods into Plymouth and South East Cornwall. The Brown family now change their occupation from servicing the lighthouse into working for the Custom and Excise. Ben Brown and his son (another Ben), are now given a new cutter and contracted to clear out the smugglers
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