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The War Comes to Witham Street
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,580. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Mushroom Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Life, loves and intrigue in Lincoln during the Second World War. A rest and recuperate scheme for two servicemen, one British and one American, places them with two families. The effect they have on those who have offered the hospitality is profound.
Last Tales of Mercia 1: Emma the Queen
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
To prove her innocence of crimes against her own son, King Edward, Emma of Normandy must walk barefoot over nine scalding ploughshares and come out unscathed. 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.
Waiting For Elizabeth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Tangerine Publications Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ireland 1565. ‘Old English’ Thomas Butler, Earl of Ormond, a known as “Black Tom” is waiting for his Queen, Elizabeth. She is rumoured to be the mother of one of Tom’s 12 illegitimate children. And she has promised to visit Ireland. Black Tom builds a manor house for Elizabeth at Carraigh on the River Suir, and there he waits for her. A very real picture of love and hate in Tudor Ireland.
A Company of Thieves
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Life has not been kind to Eustace Folville since the fall from power of his patrons, Mortimer and Isabella. Ambushed and almost murdered in his home, he decides the time has come to gather together the most dangerous outlaws in England and strike at the heart of law and government.
Father Thames
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Stories from the incoming tide... Entertaining tales from some of the migrants, invaders, royalty and refugees who have crossed the North Sea and come up the River Thames to London. Written in the first person, these 20 short stories are ideal easy reading for tablets and mobiles.
Kamer 253
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: Dutch. Published: April 16, 2012 by e-Publikant. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In de jaren twintig verdween een wereldberoemde auteur elf dagen van de aardbodem. De hotelmanager is de enige die weet wat ze in die tijd heeft gedaan ...
Tales from the Rails
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Series: Annual Anthologies, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An anthology of short stories and poems a theme of Railways - particularly around Berwick upon Tweed and the Eastern Scottish Borders, compiled in conjunction with the Stephenson 150 Project which celebrated the life of railway engineer Robert Stephenson. Some of the stories are fact based, some pure fiction. Contains 10 photographs. Print version published 2009. **PRICE REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME**
Never Forget
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Series: Never Forget, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 130,310. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
1912 and on-board the Titanic, two very different women are embarking on journeys that will change the rest of their lives. Alice is the poor, pregnant girl running away with her criminal boyfriend. Nesta is the wealthy but barren wife of a cruel man who is threatening to divorce her. When the mighty ship sinks, a terrible crime is committed which means these women's lives are entwined forever.
Summer Day
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
July 1947. The day begins full of promise. Feel the tension rise with the heat and humidity as clouds gather. Meet the members of an isolated farming community: a young woman soon to be married; her aunts: one misses her friend in an asylum, the other caring for her disabled son. Suffer with her brother as he tries to evade his pursuers. The events of this Summer Day will change them all for ever.
A Devil's Dozen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 200,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Violence, love, loyalty and betrayal among the smugglers who once terrorised the coasts of southern England. The true tale of the Aldingston Blues Gang retold as a gripping novel.
Chasing Dragons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The untimely death of his father gives Joe the opportunity to make his escape. He takes off on a quest to trace his grandfathers footsteps through WW1 France; hoping that somewhere along the way he'll stumble on his own purpose in life. But he unsettles a past that draws him in, setting off a chain of events that binds him to his grandfathers past, and seals his own future.
The Years Between
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the War, Northrop Hall becomes a Home for disabled soldiers. It is run by Dr Bramley, helped by his wife, Diana, who soon realises that he is more interested in his work than he is in her. But it is his work which brings about the chance meeting between Diana and Sebastian, who had loved each other before the war.
The Black Lion of Forbes
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Series: The John Swale Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Winter 1331, and the survivors of Sir John Swale's butchered family must confront their past and decide where their loyalties lie.
Stories of The Golden Age of Northumbria
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Series: Annual Anthologies, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Written in conjunction with the Golden Age of Northumbria Project of 2007-08 in Berwick-upon-Tweed and the surrounding area, this anthology contains new stories on old themes and some completely original ones set at the time. Some are suitable for young children, some for older children and adults. *****PRICE REDUCED FOR LIMITED TIME*****
Til Death Do Us Part and Even After That
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Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
A tale of a brother's dedication set in the time period of the Irish rebellion of the 1900s.
Child of Loki
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Series: Northern Crown, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A divided land ... a divided family. Child of Loki is the sequel to The Amber Treasure. It follows the story of Cerdic and Northumbria through another six of the darkest years of the dark ages.
Letters from Bath; Or, A Friend in Exile
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,250. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short incident from the time of Jane Austen, told in a series of letters from Bath, England. A prequel story to Friendship and Folly: The Merriweather Chronicles, Book I. Approx. 23,000 words.
A Masterless Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
When Walter, a young peasant boy, attacks his abusive stepfather in order to protect his sister, Elisabeth, the consequences leave him no choice but to flee, alone and penniless, into a perilous world.In his struggle to survive Walter weaves a powerful thread through the lives of strangers, linking them all in a cruel tapestry of love, sorrow and murder.
The Boys from the Bush
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,390. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The exploits of four friends growing up in post-war Shepherds Bush: pre-TV and computer games yet boredom never existed. Schemes were hatched in "H.Q." - a perilous bombed-out house where only bare rafters remained. David, our storyteller - tales usually involving dead bodies. Reggie, the best sportsman. Joey, asthmatic but immaculate - cherry-blossomed shoes, brylcreemed hair. Ken, the narrator.
Lonely Teardrops
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Series: Champion Street Market, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the day of her beloved father’s funeral Harriet learns that Joyce isn’t her real mother after all. That explains why she’s always favoured her brother. Her emotions in turmoil, Harriet rebels, which puts in jeopardy everything she holds dear. Can she come back from the brink or will her life be filled with lonely teardrops?