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On the Wings of Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,560. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » General
When a volcanic eruption in Iceland disrupts commercial flights all over Europe, Amanda Miller, editor and published author, finds herself on a speeding train back to London. Seated opposite an elderly gentleman. Realizing the potential for a story behind the kind eyes of the World War II pilot, she soon finds herself immersed in a tale of history, lifelong friendship and love.
Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights: Abridged
Price: Free! Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This edition of "Wuthering Heights" has been shortened to two-thirds of its original length, and slightly simplified, whilst preserving the book's character. It offers readers with good English a more approachable version of Emily's Bronte's great classic novel.
The Widows Guild
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London, 1588: Someone is turning Catholics into widows, taking advantage of armada fever to mask the crimes. Francis Bacon is charged with identifying the murderer by the Andromache Society, a widows’ guild led by his formidable aunt. He must free his friends from the Tower, track an exotic poison, and untangle multiple crimes to determine if the motive is patriotism, greed, lunacy — or all three.
Decision of Fate: A Novel of Armoured Combat in the Great War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,260. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
World War One engulfed a generation eager to fight for King and Country. Amid the resulting carnage, concepts of chivalry and élan were quickly overwhelmed by the effects of machineguns, aircraft, artillery and mud. But a handful of visionaries realized that to overcome the stalemate, they must break with tradition and push the boundaries of technology - and forever changed the face of war.
To So Few - Explosion
Series: To So Few. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,780. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016 by Saint Gaudens Press Inc. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Brian, Jonathan and the other pilots of Royal Air Force No.609 Squadron move south to meet the expected cross-Channel invasion after the Germans dramatically subdued and subjugated Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, Belgium and France. Winston Churchill ascends to the premiership of the United Kingdom and leads the Empire through the darkest days in the history of Great Britain.
Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
Ulf of Leystoke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A collection of short stories featuring Ulf, a farmer and part-time smith in the Anglo-Saxon village of Leystoke. Three of the stories have previously appeared singly, and the fourth, 'The Reckoning', is new for this collection.
A King's Legacy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Before Arthur, before Alfred, England was born in blood and fire.
Brendon Hill Mornings
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 99,710. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Henry leaves the farm to escape his bullying brother. He glimpses a page from a diary, a secret that the brothers must not be told. The village establishment is against him. But this is 1930 and changes are coming.
The French Invasion
Series: The Merriman Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » General
September 1796 and Lieutenant Merriman is promoted to the rank of Post Captain and given command of the frigate ‘Lord Stevenage'. It is known that the French are amassing an army and a fleet to invade Ireland and join with Irish rebels. If it succeeds then England will be ringed by enemy countries under the control of Napoleon Bonaparte and only the English navy stands between France and England.
Civvies
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
August 1945. The last of the 56th Londoners are home from Germany and heading for a short leave before their final demob. Private Sydney Newt is returning home for the first time since 1940. He is 23 years old. The boy he left behind is long gone. The man knows nothing else but war.
A Certain Threat
Series: The Merriman Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,320. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1792, French Revolutionary agents are travelling secretly between Ireland and England and war with France is becoming inevitable. Lieutenant James Merriman is plunged headlong into the world of espionage as he and his ship are ordered to the Irish Sea to assist Treasury agent Mr. Grahame to investigate French plans to use Irish ports to attack England.
The Threat in the West Indies
Series: The Merriman Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The year is 1793 and James Abel Merriman has been sent to the West Indies as Captain of his Majesty’s sloop Aphrodite. England's oldest enemy France, now under the control of Napoleon Bonaparte is in the throes of the revolution and also is at war with Austria and the Netherlands. At this point in history, February 1793, France declares war on England.
Sherlock Holmes re-told in twenty-first century Easy-English : The Red-Headed League
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Sherlock Holmes re-told in twenty-first century Easy-English : The Red-Headed League is the third of the Easy-English Classics series from international best-selling author Mark Williams. Many classics of English literature were written in styles of English not commonly used today, and even for those who speak and read modern English fluently the archaic styles, wording and phrases can be challe
SHERLOCK HOLMES: The Ultimate Satyr Collection: VOLUME ONE
Price: $1.88 USD. Words: 43,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten New and Compelling Sherlock Holmes Crime Mysteries In One Complete Book: VOLUME ONE.
Mortlake
Series: The Maps of Time, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Europe, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London, 1630. Felch is back, and this time he's determined to get what he wants - whatever happens. But Tom and his friends have other things on their minds - when one of Deacon's maps is stolen, the ancient and mysterious library of Dr Dee seems to be the one place that holds all the keys... MORTLAKE is book #2 in this epic time-slip adventure series.
Reverse Negative
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,910. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
* “The author is very close to the truth. The book has sufficient fact to make some people sit up.” — Richard Deacon, author of A History of the British Secret Service. * “Wild but exciting. It is a grand job, with plenty of irony.” — New York Times * “So bizarre, it’s probably all true.” — London Evening News *
Windermere Monster: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lake Windermere mined by Germans and the unbelievable cover-up by Brits. First of a series of British short stories. Though American, British decline into dreary novelist decadence opens hole for opportunity. Testing waters with toe dip into Lake Windermere. Lots of celebs and horrific fun. Short and to the point.
Doyle and Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,110. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Doyle and Wells It is the 1890’s, the age of Queen Victoria. One of the great questions of the era was, “Do the dead have a voice?” Join Arthur Conan Doyle and a young H G Wells as they journey through the murky world of Victorian séances, on a phantasmagorical treasure hunt, following a trail of secrets from beyond the grave. To quote Sherlock Holmes, "“Come, Watson, come! The game is afoot"
The Keening
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A crofting family in western Scotland, 1822, must deal with the political and economic changes to their island home. Sheila and Gillan must adjust to the new industrializion or struggle against it until the tension breaks apart their family.