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The Spy Bazaar
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,870. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Europe, 1910. An ex-soldier is recruited by Britain’s new Secret Service Bureau to find German plans for a surprise attack. Instead, he discovers a secret that could determine Britain’s fate in a war. But the secret is locked in the mind of a German scientist, and someone wants him back.
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. 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. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
The Road Back
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 99,440. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Choc Lit. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
When Patricia accompanies her father, Major George Carstairs, on a trip to Ladakh, north of the Himalayas, in the early 1960s, she sees it as a chance to finally win his love. What she could never have foreseen is meeting Kalden – a local man destined by circumstances beyond his control to be a monk, but fated to be the love of her life.
A Long Road Home
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1940. Major Peter Hoffa, Luftwaffe ace is shot down a few weeks before the Battle of Britain. He crash-lands his Messerschmitt 109 Emil in a Sussex field. On the run in the land of his enemy, he has one distinct advantage. He speaks perfect English. This is his story and his bid to escape, and return to Nazi Germany to carry on the fight.
The Burning Candle: A Medieval Novel
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,350. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(3.00 from 1 review)
Love is for women who have choices. She has none. In eleventh-century France on the eve of the First Crusade, Isabel de Vermandois becomes the wife of a man old enough to be her father. He is Robert de Beaumont, Comte de Meulan. A hero of the Norman victory at Hastings and loyal counselor to successive English kings, Robert is not all Isabel had expected.
Coming Home
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
“A woman’s love is strong, more powerful than all the ghosts in Ireland...” After a year in America, an Irish village girl yearns to return to the green land that is her heart’s home. War and betrayal have taken everything from Cavan Callaghan—his home, his family, and the woman he loved. As the ghosts of a past that can never quite be forgotten rise to threaten their newfound happiness.
Fear Week
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,680. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Teenager Adrian Thorby is about to experience a week of embarrassing and comic incidents. He's scared: it's 1962, the week of the Cuban missile crisis, and nuclear war menaces the world. Adrian wonders if all adults are insane. He's a science-fiction fan who fears he won't live to see a futuristic world of high-technology, including space travel and robots. And he will never have a girlfriend.
Tan - A Story of Exile, Betrayal and Revenge
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Price: $3.98 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced to flee Ireland over a crime he didn’t commit. He enlists and endures the hell of trench warfare. Five years later he returns to his home town as a Black and Tan - specialist troops who become notorious for their brutality. Liam is torn between loyalty to the Army and to his childhood friends, who are now fighting alongside the rebels to overthrow British rule.
Arnald Haroldsson
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 152,280. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the year 534 A.D. Arnald stumbles blindly into a plot aimed at the ultimate overthrow of his cousin, Arthur, High King of the Celts. Arnald is the least favorite of Elaine’s children and the perfect patsy for the gruesome rape and murder of his older sister.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. 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 Silver Wheel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As the Romans threaten Britain, Sirona, a young Drui in training, seeks to use her visions to change the course of history. Aiding her are her fellow students, Bryn, who loves Sirona and wants to be a warrior rather than a Drui, and Cruthin, who is obsessed with seeking out the mysteries of the Otherworld. The story of the Celtic Britons, blending history, romance, magic and mysticism.
Lies We Were Told
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 132,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Novelist Leslie MacDill recounts the exploits of an American in search of his Irish lineage who unearths dark family secrets and is forced to confront his own devils and demons, aided by a Caribbean healer, her granddaughter, and a ginger-haired inamorata with probable paramilitary ties. Danger and passion both await the American, who treads an unfamiliar path in the land of his ancestors.
Letters from the Gardener
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Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,550. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In John Dean’s letters to his friends in Scotland he tells about the turmoil that is taking place in Belfast during the time of the French Revolution. He neglects to mention that his wife Susan is falling in love with the leader of the revolutionary, Henry Joy McCracken. Even more dangerous, she falls under the spell of McCracken's sister's feminist ideas. Will John win back his wife's love?
The Country Pirate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,610. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
1716 is going to be a year that Sam will not forget. After a chance find of a coin and a jewel, there begins the start of several dramatic life changing events. Pairing up with Old Tom, Sam becomes a thief and steals from the pirate guests. But when Tom proves to be dishonest, Sam goes on the run with a mysterious pirate captain who holds several dark secrets.
Lady of the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
As the Romans threaten Britain, Sirona, a young Drui in training, seeks to use her visions to change the course of history. Aiding her are her fellow students, Bryn, who loves Sirona and wants to be a warrior rather than a Drui, and Cruthin, who is obsessed with seeking out the mysteries of the Otherworld.
More Tales from the Valley
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 37,720. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
'More Tales from the Valley' is a second collection of short stories about life in the South Wales coalfield during the difficult years between 1920 and 1940. Based on the author's personal experiences, they tell how the inhabitants of the fictional village of Brynhyfryd coped with the non-fictional harsh economic conditions during those dificult times.
Last Tales of Mercia 9: Sigurd the Gleeman
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Sigurd, once a minstrel and royal courtier, struggles to determine the nature of his relationship with Thegn Godric when Lord Alfric enters his life. 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.
Queen Sacrifice
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Long ago, in ancient Wales, two kings battle for their lives. In a land where battles can last decades, trouble is brewing and the stakes are high. The queen of the northern tribes has a new son and the king of the south has young Saxon bride. At the heart of the conflict are the bishops, who are torn between their faith and their duty.
The Hood Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A man discovers a disturbing secret from his fathers past which leads him to rethink his view of the world
Coach and Four: Allisandra's Tale
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of suspense and romance in 1600s England, when conspiracy and betrayal lead to unexpected love. Note: This is a 15,000+ word short story.