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The Pretender
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
War looms in Scotland as a boy-king ascends the throne, and a pretender to his crown returns from years of exile in France...
The Duchess, a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,970. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A short story about loss, romance and an inappropriate love, set in the post-Victorian England.
Last Tales of Mercia 7: Godric the Thegn
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Richard FitzScrob asks Godric to hunt for the youth who desecrated his castle, Godric's loyalty to King Edward and the Normans will be put to the test. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Time Again.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Vikings took it ...and lost it. The Anglos found it and returned it. King Henry VIII want it but coulndn't find it. And now...today....?
Daisy's Secret
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,250. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The Lakes 2012 Laura is having problems with her marriage, so when she is left a house in the Lake District by her grandmother, she starts to look at her life anew. And she begins to investigate why she was abandoned by her own family. What happened when she was evacuated to the Lakes during the war? What was Daisy’s Secret?
Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 5,390. Language: British English. Published: June 26, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brilliant swordsman and heroic in stature, young Jeremy has only one weakness as he faces his greatest challenge. He is a coward.
Ten Days In June
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,120. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the aftermath of the Dunkirk evacuation during the Second World War, soldier Jack Foster returns to his family home in the mining town of Bennington for a well-deserved spell of leave. Rescued from the beaches of Dunkirk, he makes the most of the relative normality of wartime Britain for a precious ten days with his parents, brothers and sister.
Last Tales of Mercia 6: Hereward the Outlaw
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Young Hereward ("the Wake") finds out that a Norman castle is being built in Shropshire and rides with a group of rowdy boys to cause trouble. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
A Sigh From The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the 2nd August 1100, William Rufus-King William II of England was shot by an arrow whilst hunting in the New Forest. History states that it was a hunting accident By Walter Tirel-but was it?
Last Tales of Mercia 5: Osgifu the Sister
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Osgifu finds out that her sister, Elwyna, may soon be hanged for murder. She faces a hard decision of whether to leave matters to fate or oppose the Normans. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Chains of Diamonds
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,720. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
This debut novel by M J Tyler is based on a true story, and mixes crime and family history to provide a page-turning read. Recommended by reviewers to 'readers who like an intelligent book with pace and colour.' The author's next book, 'Liquid Jade', will be published in October 2012.
Passionate Campaign
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A new romance by Marina Oliver. London 1906.Livvy faces several battles. Patients will not accept her as a 'proper' doctor. Politicians will not grant votes to women. And she can never marry Sir James while their beliefs are so different: he thinks letting women vote is wrong, and would never consider allowing a wife to work. Can there be any meeting between their minds?
Strata Florida-A tale of the Grail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1538 a group of monks set out from Glastonbury Abbey to deliver into safety a holy relic. As the Abbot watches them go, little does he suspect that come November, he will be dragged on a hurdle to the top of Glastonbury tor and then hung drawn and quartered for treason. Strata Florida, a story of deceit, lust and adventure.
The Last of the Fenians
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,060. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Irish-American Story wouldn’t be complete without referencing the Irish wars of the early 1900s. A County Cavan barmaid’s scream, “He’s a Yank,” saved the author’s father from being run through by the Black and Tan. Written in the 3rd Party Limited Point of View, The Last of the Fenians is partitioned into major events by the newspaper headlines of the day.
Last Tales of Mercia 4: Ralph the Knight
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When a fight between a Norman and a Saxon gets out of hand, Sir Ralph must employ the help of a knight named Geoffrey to cover up the unfortunate incident. Set in the Dark Ages of Engla-lond, the "Last Tales of Mercia" are ten short stories featuring real historical figures and characters from the "Sons of Mercia" series. Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Gardener's Wife
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Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
John Dean cannot find work in England to support his growing family, so he moves to Scotland. At Ellon Castle, John discovers that his employer is not the Earl of Aberdeen, but the Earl’s mistress. Against her husband’s wishes, Susan becomes friends with the mistress. Their friendship threatens to destroy Susan’s marriage in an unexpected manner, and she agrees they must leave Scotland at once.
Liverpool
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“The Sound of Guitars...” Liverpool. A city of poets, musicians, comedians and several banana shaped lamb statues. Oh, and a yellow submarine – and a cathedral (or two), and now a collection of fifteen short stories, tall tales and mysterious occurrences celebrating the city as well.
Cedric
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 128,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When a young boy is found on a Cornish beach in the year 1085, many of the suspicious locals are all for throwing him back into the sea. But he is saved and brought back to the village only to end up enslaved and in the hands of a villager who has brought pain and suffering to others for a long time. The boy has no recollection of his past save his name – Cedric.
Cobwebs in Time
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 85,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder, abduction, and family tragedy mixed with extraordinary psychic happenings give this story a fantastical quality as it follows in the footsteps of The Magic Mooncat. Lois Fenn has a wonderful gift for creating believable characters as she deftly interweaves the threads of this family tale to create a compelling yet comforting picture of rural life through the generations.
The Magic Mooncat
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
It is September 1941 and nine-year-old Hannah Flynn is about to leave her native Hull and become one of that illustrious number known as ‘them townies’. Standing at the station, with few possessions in the little case she is clutching, she is ready to leave that scarred city to experience life as an evacuee in rural Lincolnshire, an environment as far removed as any foreign country.