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Lament for a Siege Town by Clare Hawkins
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 105,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on one of the most harrowing episodes in the history of Colchester and the English Civil Wars, this is a story of human endurance and the cruel consequences of conflict, for victor and vanquished alike. This well-researched novel vividly brings to life the terrible realities of a dramatic and devastating summer in Colchester in 1648.
Sail Upon the Land by Josa Young
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,180. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
'Josa Young writes with warmth and wisdom about the complexities of motherhood in this captivating tale of four generations of women that sweeps eighty years of English history. Her eye for period detail is masterly and her characters so vivid they dance from the page and into our hearts.' RACHEL HORE
The Trap by Dan Billany
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,350. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » War
Lieutenant Michael Carr’s peaceful life in a Cornish village is shattered with the outbreak of the Second World War. Under an unrelenting sun, harried by German tanks, Michael’s life with Elizabeth, suddenly seems unbearably out of reach… Can Michael survive the war and make it home to Elizabeth?
Doorsteps & Dreams by Sian Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1958, Carys Bowen marries, given away by her 'wonderful father.' But her husband doesn't want his wife to work. Carys (now known as Carrie), is keen to move back to Wales and finally an opportunity arises. Longing to become a mother, Carrie finds that fate has other ideas. Then tragedy strikes... Can Carrie ever repair her relationship with her father? Is it time for her to stop running away?
The Iron Masters - An Historical Novel of the Napoleonic Wars by Graham Watkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,800. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Nye Vaughn, a humble farm boy, walked to Merthyr to find his destiny, unaware that a war was coming which would engulf the known world and make bold men rich. To fight Bonaparte, Britain needed cannons, thousands of them. Vaughn built the largest foundry of them all and made his fortune but, when the world changed, the iron behemoth he constructed turned on him.
Mary Norton: Soldier Girl by D. Lawrence- Young
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,640. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
Mary Norton is a 17th century young woman who runs away from home in Bristol to escape from her violent and abusive father.
Nothing Left Sacred by Daniel Diehl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 198,770. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015 by RavenswoodPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Nothing Left Sacred takes the reader on a twisting, panic-filled journey through the secretive corridors of power surrounding Henry VIII and the glittering Tudor court. This taught political thriller carries us from the grandeur of the royal palaces to the seldom-glimpsed resistance network that rose in opposition to Henry's radical religious reforms which would create the Church of England.
Black Country by Al DeFilippo
Series: The Asbury Triptych. Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 288,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Black Country is the story of the early life in England of British preacher, Francis Asbury, the George Washington of American Christianity and the opening book of The Asbury Triptych Series. The opening book of the trilogy sets in the rugged West-Midlands of England, the iron-working capital of 18th-century Great Britain, delivering a portion of Francis Asbury's life never written about before.
Death by Disputation by Anna Castle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,620. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Thomas Clarady is sent to Cambridge to infiltrate a group of radical Puritans with Francis Bacon as his spymaster. When Tom finds his tutor hanging from the roof beams, his first suspect is the volatile poet Christopher Marlowe. Chased by three lusty women and spurred by the exacting Bacon, Tom risks his very soul to catch the criminals.
A Storm In Summer by Rosemary Sturge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
The Player by Stella Riley
Series: Rockliffe, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,720. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Tragedy drove him into unwilling exile. Death demands his equally reluctant return. In the decade between, he has answered to many names and amassed a variety of secrets. Now the secrets must be carefully guarded and the name, at long last, his own.
A Duchess's Heart (Bledington Park #2) by Evangeline Holland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,060. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When the Duke of Malvern is declared missing, presumed killed, Amanda, his estranged duchess, is his unlikely rescuer. But rescue him she does–and finds him broken and utterly changed by the war. As she takes charge of her amnesiac husband and the manor house that was never a home, she risks falling in love with him all over again.
The Lion and the Loom by S R Nicholls
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,570. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Susannah Breydel, a skilled Dutch weaver, is the sole survivor of a shipwreck on the southern Irish shore. Taken in by local people, she is implicated in a murder and sheltered by English settlers before seeking a new life in the East End of London. Set during the Nine Years’ War between England and Ireland, this is a tale of loyalty and love, as well as trauma, tumult and a terrible curse.
Nuestro Hombre en Argentina by Lefvarch Christensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,150. Language: Spanish. Published: January 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Un inesperado informe conmueve al MIi6 a solo horas del desembarco argentino en Malvinas. Diana Fletcher, una postulante rechazada por el Servicio de Inteligencia que vivió su infancia en Argentina, se convertirá en la pieza clave para esta operación. Atrapada entre dos mundos, regresará al país que la vio nacer para cumplir con esta tarea y para enfrentarse con las sombras de su propio pasado
The Playmakers by Graeme Johnstone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s the biggest lie in the English language. Four hundred years of duping the world. A tale of corruption, passion, murder - and our greatest literary works. Two remarkable men, the frenzied times they lived in and the fixated people around them. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. One is the real playwright. The other is the stooge. Which is which? ‘The Playmakers’. The novel that reveals
Stalemate by Alan Hamilton
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In the summer of 1930, fifty-two year old Walter Bruce is told he has a terminal disease. If he continues to live the way he does he will be dead in a year...
Better the Devil You Know by Karen Mason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,870. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Angel and Rio are now young adults, trying to forge their way in the world, all the while carrying on the legacy of resentment and revenge that has blighted the lives of the generations before them. Rio escapes America, moving to England and finding success, love and heartache. Angel tries to make it as a rock star, all the while battling the childhood demons that torment her.
Everlasting by Cynthia Owens
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,640. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An Irish Historical Romance - Where does justice end and retribution begin? When her fiancé died trying to feed his family, Shannon Flynn vowed to punish those responsible...even if it put her in danger. Eight years after he was forced to flee his beloved Ireland, Liam Collins returns to find his family devastated and the person he holds responsible for his exile dead.
Jury's Greatest Hits by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When their second album fails to impress, ‘80s rock trio the Jury Brothers recruit a fabulous (and fabulously talented) upstart to inject new life into the group, much to the consternation of their former front man. With this single, life-altering decision comes more rewards—and more rude awakenings—than any of them expected.
The Work of The Devil by Ken Hudson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 4 reviews)
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.