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Going Home Book 3 in the Norah's Children trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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
Series: The History of the Brown Family, I. Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 177,710. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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
Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
Dancing on Deansgate
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 128,280. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
They called it the Christmas Blitz, but there are no festivities for Jess, locked in the cellar by her feckless, tarty mother. And when Lizzie is imprisoned for shoplifting, Jess is sent to live with her uncle, a bullying black marketeer, who treats her like a slave. Can Jess’s natural musical talent offer an escape route - and the chance for love?
The Shadow Goers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
French-born royal, Bex Celeon arrives in England shortly after Dunkirk. Her mother dies in an air raid, leaving Bex the unlikely heir, but when she learns her mother was assassinated, England gains an enemy. She destroys herself, her American lover, and possibly the Crown.
Norah's Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Norah’s Children, set in 1920’s Ireland, is the heart-warming, heart-wrenching, story of five children and their five different lives as they interweave through fourteen turbulent years.
Jenny Stories
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Jenny Stories are about the experiences Jennifer Thomas growing up in 1940s and 1950s. The setting is London and depicts the life of Jennifer and her brothers, David and Bryn in the aftermath of World War II.
Gaunt the Royalist
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 111,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Aventura eBooks. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Cromwell is dead. Exiled in Europe Charles II has plotted his return for 10 years. Just when things seem to be going their way they realize they have a new & utterly ruthless enemy to contend with, someone with a deeply personal hatred of the House of Stuart. Christopher Gaunt a royalist agent, is sent to deal with this enemy, a task far more dangerous & deadly than anyone could have imagined.
Zions Promise Volume 2: Will Mercy Rob Justice?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Pulling from his great-great-grandfather's journals, Chris Jefferies tells of the journey of William Jefferies westward to Zion. William and his family encounter illness, renegades, and the kidnapping of a family member. Using documented events from Porter Rockwell's life, we live through his painstaking search for the girl through western Utah Territory, and the showdown when he finds her captors
The Sun's Companion
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 166,300. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
It's 1935. Tamar has no family - so she's been told - and she relies on the friends she makes as she's dragged from lodging house to lodging house by her mother - the reckless, beautiful Sadie. Then she meets Anna, exiled from her own family by European politics, and they forge a friendship that will last through bereavement, failed love affairs, internment, betrayal, and the dislocations of war.
The King's Jockey
Price: $5.89 USD. Words: 80,180. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Solis Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literary collections » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
The Suffragette Derby of 1913: a woman sacrifices her life for her cause, but what of the man who feels responsible for killing her? This novel was inspired by the life of royal jockey Herbert 'Bertie' Jones, his rise to fame, his tragic collision with Emily Wilding Davison 100 years ago, and the dramatic events that followed.
Ballad of the Highwayman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,160. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » General
Kilroy Allen is a highwayman looking for the man who betrayed his father, the mysterious and wicked, Black Lieutenant. With the help of his faithful partner, Jeffcoat, a rival highwayman Roster Scarcliff and the beautiful yet dangerous Sylvia Davies, Kilroy's childhood lover, he knows he needs to track the man down before he finds out Kilroy's identity and kills him first.
The Winds of Longing Blow
Price: $1.68 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
There is hope, there is loss, there is joy...there is longing carried on the Winds. This is about what we were and those who came before us. This is about a family making their way through the turbulent Twentieth Century. This is about Ireland. This epic book is one you will not forget.
The Rocking Horse Garden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
Fife, Scotland, the mid-nineteenth century. A young woman sees a sinister shape out at sea. Soon after, a series of tragedies occur. Melbourne, Australia, the present day. A diary is discovered, detailing both an epic journey and the horrors which occurred more than 150 years before. Could the two be linked in some way to a rocking horse, left to decay in a weed-filled garden?
Exorcising Angels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,660. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Bob Booth. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Machen's "The Bowmen" was first published, many believed his tale of heavenly archers defeating WWI German troops was true. Here, Tim Lebbon & Simon Clark pay homage with Exorcising Angels, set during The Blitz of WWII, when (in the words of the Bishop of London) all of Great Britain needed to pray a "plea to the Heavenly Father for divine protection against these Swastikad angels of Death."
A Splendid Defiance
Series: Roundheads & Cavaliers, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Banbury, 1644. The Cavaliers hold the Castle, the Roundheads want it back and the town is full of Puritans. Consequently, the gulf between Captain Justin Ambrose and Abigail Radford appears unbridgeable. The key to their fate and that of the Castle is defiance. But is it enough? An enchanting story of forbidden love - and also the true account of one English castle during the Civil War.
Sand in the Sea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,210. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
They huddled in nervous bunches along the upper deck, kicking each other’s boots, checking each other’s belts, slapping each other’s backs and looking pale. A ration of rum warmed their stomachs whilst the gently biting wind and a light ocean spray swept across their ranks in continual waves...