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Shield of Honor
By L. J. Bonham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,880. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The only thing standing between you and home are 30,000 angry French knights. Young Edward De Clopton is the sole surviving heir to his family's wealth and position in England, but he doesn't want the job. His father thinks he's a bumbling idiot. His enemies think he's the last obstacle to power and wealth.
Racing With The Rain
By Ken Puddicombe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 130,160. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Caribbean & Latin American
Can one outrun the rain? Guyanese born Carl Dias receives news of his father augusto dying in Guyana. Back in Guiana, Carl belonged to the leftwing ruling party. His father, a businessman was in the Conservative party. Returning will reignite memories of the collapse of the political and social fabric of the colony, stoked by the Kennedy administration pressuring the Brits to oust the government.
I Stopped Time
By Jane Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Can you think of a really good memory? Perhaps you can see it when you close your eyes. Now, imagine you can take it out and look at it whenever you want to!” Turn of the century Brighton. A spark is ignited when wide-eyed Lottie Pye enters Mr Parker’s photographic studio and discovers the new medium that will shape her life.
Bretwalda
By Maurice Price
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Seven Kingdoms all vying for power in the newly conquered British Isles. Only one can be be the overking, or Bretwalda. This is the story of Raedwald, whose remains were found in the Sutton Hoo burial, and his fight to take his small kingdom to supremacy, through battle and skill. His achievement changed the course of history, but do we know the man?
Watch For The Talleyman
By Freda Lightfoot
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,670. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dolly Tomkins lives in the mean streets of 1920s Salford where the only one making a decent living is the talleyman, who has a moneybag where his heart should be. Dolly’s mam is in hock up to her ears, but when Nifty Jack offers to wipe the slate clean in return for Dolly’s favours, she takes him on at his own game. And in the process is in danger of losing the love of her life.
The Fires of Menai
By Susan Euler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,700. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
In the year 60, Nero orders his legions to attack the sacred island of Mona off the coast of Wales. They are met on the beaches by a mob of Druids, screaming curses and waving torches. Two people from different worlds--Angharad,daughter of a Celtic freedom fighter, and Marcus Valens, a Roman tribune--find themselves caught up in the terrible events that follow as all Britannia erupts into flames.
On His Honor
By Jackie M. Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Secret Cravings Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Emilia Crawford’s father is arrested in the name of King Henry VIII’s new reforms. The king’s men bring him to the London Tower to await his sentencing. Emilia travels to London in order to plea for her father’s life. One kiss from her father’s captor turns her life upside down. But, she must find a way to rescue her father. Can two people on opposite sides find their way toward love?
For King and Country
By Oliver Ma
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Can Charles help his father the king to remain on the Throne of England?
The Broken Horizon
By Catherine Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With the arrival of a letter, supposedly from her man who died 14 years ago,a series of events over which Chrissie Reid has no control are set in motion. Lies and secrets are uncovered, leading to a dramatic and tragic climax. Set in 1906, partly in the Orkney Islands and partly in the notorious Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, ‘The Broken Horizon’ is the sequel to ‘Follow the Dove.’
Dreams of the Blue Poppy
By Kathleen Jones
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
An historical romance novel by Angela Locke set in Cumbria and the Himalayas. "The tale unfolds and flows smoothly from beginning to end, with captivating characters, that you remember days after finishing the novel."
Jacob's Ladder
By P.D.R. Lindsay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,100. Language: British English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
It’s 1642 and England is in an economic and political melt down, a situation similar to today’s economic and political mess. The King won’t bend, Parliament won’t break, it’s an explosive deadlock. During those few chaotic months before King Charles declared war on his subjects there was, for those who dared to take it, the opportunity to get away with murder, in return for impressive rewards.
Farewell, My Denmark
By Tina Scott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A failed engagement sets 17-year-old Catherine Erichsen on a faith-building journey of self discovery as she follows her parents and other Mormon Saints on the 1863 immigration to America. When precious heirlooms start disappearing aboard the John J. Boyd, Catherine nearly loses her life at the hand of thieving sailors and fears she won’t live long enough to fulfill the desires of her heart.
The Man From Outremer
By Dave Burke
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 158,690. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The tale of Derwent, a Knight Templar, whose quiet life as a churchman after the Crusades is disrupted when his old nemesis sets up an invasion of Scotland.
Thistle and Flame - Her Highland Hero (Scottish Historical Romance)
By Anya Karin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 by Francis Ashe. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
If hearts are meant to be together, nothing will keep them apart... When Gavin Macgregor first laid eyes Kenna Moore at festival in their Highland home, the boy fell in love with her flaming red hair, and her easy smile. Years later, Gavin works up the courage to give Kenna a thistle, and with one innocent gesture, steals her heart. A novel of romance in 18th century Scotland
George & Me
By Jean Robinson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,590. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When Sylvia's dashing new husband, John, offers to whisk them from the 1950's grime of city living to take the tenancy of a country pub, Sylvia dreams of an idyllic life in the Yorkshire Dales.
Framed: A Historical Novel about the Revolt of the Luddites
By Christy Fearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: British English. Published: March 5, 2013 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
With all the excitement of Sharpe (Bernard Cornwell), as well as the social commentary of Elizabeth Gaskell and Victor Hugo, Framed dramatises the issues of a turbulent time and champions the resistance of poverty-stricken workers. If you liked Les Miserables, then you’ll love Framed!
Going Home Book 3 in the Norah's Children trilogy
By Ann O'Farrell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: 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
By Doug Elliott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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?
1756 Ben Brown and the Smugglers
By William Bertram
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 177,710. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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
By Martin Sowery
Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(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