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My Lady Ellen by Brenda Slavoff
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 211,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ellen Sinclair is the daughter of a Bristol merchant, a member of a family ambitious to succeed. Brought into fashionable society at the age of fifteen, she struggles against her fate for the man she loves, but is caught between two loyalties...
Almost Denied by Isabel Mere
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(2.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance... Buying a piece of land, or building a city, shouldn’t be this hard… No one is going to take Gianna LeBon’s land and home from her. Not any man, not for any price. Pretending to be married may not be enough to save it or her. Colonel Ross Rayne knows how to deceive an enemy but he’s never had to use those skills on a stubborn, hard-headed, beautiful woman.
Maidens in the Night by Mark Morey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,230. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It is Whitechapel in London, November 1888. Young, attractive prostitute Mary Kelly is stalked by someone, but who? Former client Joe Flemming, the serial killer Jack the Ripper who has murdered four or five prostitutes already, or someone else? She knows any man she meets could kill her, but she has no choice other than to work the streets.
The Ghost by Debra Milligan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,030. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Julia Mac Vicker is a young widow working in Glasgow, just after the Great War. Grief-stricken, she takes the first steps of her new life. At first, she is scarcely aware of The Ghost - the spirit of her dead husband, Heath, who drowned in the Minch on New Year’s Eve of 1918. Julia experiences foul tertiary, anguished memories and eerie sensations that are, indeed, senses-beyond-the-senses.
Two Edwardian Adventures by Cecilia Peartree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This book consists of 2 light-hearted novellas of about 16,000 words each, set in Edwardian times, mostly in Edinburgh, and linked by some of the characters involved. ‘Adventure at the National Exhibition’ is a tale of old and new illusions, some of which are shattered by the end of the story. ‘Adventure on the Scotch Express’ is a tale of several people with something to hide.
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit by Martin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,820. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In the first months of the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) the British suffered a series of catastrophic defeats. In response the British initiated an audacious manoeuvre to outflank the Boer army which sat astride the route to the besieged town of Kimberley. The move culminated in one of the bloodiest conflicts of the war, the Battle of Paardeberg. Would it be the British or the Boers who prevailed?
The Sensational Mr Danby by S.R. Montague
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Historical fiction novel centred around an Irish artist Francis Danby. His painting of the apocalypse that was displayed in London in 1828 caused huge scandal, fuelling the debate on slavery in the British Empire. Following four main characters, including his wife and mistress, it charts the huge influence that the artist and his painting had on others.
Seeking Scandal by Nadine Millard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by Blue Tulip Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Two years ago, Caroline Carrington had made the biggest mistake of her life; she had rejected the man she loved. Now, she was back in London and ready to find a husband. But first, before proper Caroline did exactly what was expected of her, she wanted a little scandal, something to remember during her life as a perfect society wife. Not enough to ruin her, but enough to make her feel alive.
El hombre que vino de las olas by Jorge Edo
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 by Marsha Altman
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 by Peter Mcmullin
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 by Mary Edward
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 by Dorothy Davies
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » 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 by Griff Hosker
Series: The British Ace. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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 by Mark Morey
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 by Paul Alan Fahey
Series: Lovers and Liars, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by JMS Books LLC. 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: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,400. 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 by Geoffrey Bird
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 by Georgia Harries
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.