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A Spider's Thread Across the Tay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,130. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
During a fierce storm, a train carrying seventy-five people is hurled into the Firth of Tay when the bridge it is crossing collapses. Everyone on board is killed. It is the night of 28th December 1879. A Spider’s Thread Across the Tay is a work of fiction, but the story of the Tay bridge disaster is real. The tragedy and the lives of the people it touches are vividly brought to life
Death Be Pardoner To Me
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014 by Fiction4All. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Wars of the Roses were terrible years when armies swept back and forth across England and kings were the pawns of arrogant nobles. In these savage times, three royal brothers defeated all those who would rob them of the throne but then, from within, they faced a new enemy.
Polly's War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
World War II may be over but Polly Pride feels as though the fighting has moved to her own home. Her son, Benny, is mixed up with some very shady characters, and daughter Lucy is carrying on with a fancy man behind her husband’s back. Polly sees she risks losing all she’s worked so hard to achieve, but won’t stand by and watch her family tear itself to pieces…
Polly Pride
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,420. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her husband loses his job Polly decides only drastic action can keep the family from starvation. She sells all their goods and chattels and buys carpets to cut and sell from a handcart. But poverty and Matthew’s hurt pride are only the start of her problems...
Escaping The Sun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by MyVoice Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A non-stop tale of escape during WWII from Singapore to England, an unscrupulous Major, a beautiful Egyptian and every sort of enemy all along the way.
A Deadly Game of Malice
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Series: Lovers and Liars, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by JMS Books LLC admin@jms-books.com. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Caroline Graham is six months pregnant, miserable, and bored. Then a rash of poison pen letters circulate in the village and residents start to die. With Leslie’s help, Caroline must use all her cunning and put her life at risk to uncover a cold-blooded murderer -- a remorseless killer who continues to raise the stakes in a deadly game of malice.
One Man's Empire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,310. Language: British English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
John Butler inherits a coffee plantation in Ceylon – and plans to sell it to fund his wild gambling. The discovery of a sturdy crop of tea-bushes among the ruined trees of the storm-ravaged estate leads him to build a thriving tea estate. But when the bank from which John has borrowed money collapses, he is forced to gamble once more – and this time the stakes are everything he owns and loves.
Bittersweet Legacy: Lorette and the Wilde Thyme Hotel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Blushing Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Heartbroken and abandoned by a soldier, a young woman struggles to run an old hotel that she inherited in post-war England. When she meets local lad, Jake Elliott, she is swept off her feet. Uncovering a sinister secret in the cellar, they embark on a mission to track down a young POW who hid out in the hotel during the war.
It Never Was You
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Series: The Cypress Branches Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,020. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
Part two of the Cypress Branches trilogy, It Never Was You is the eagerly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Pegasus Falling, continuing William E. Thomas's epic and panoramic saga of how ordinary people coped with some most extraordinary and devastating events of the 20th century.
The Paper Knife
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Price: $6.70 USD. Words: 167,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Napoleon’s wars; the hated Corn Laws; clerking in a hellish iron works; grinding poverty in a grim Scottish town; the Scottish insurrection - Frederick has lived through it all, and survived. But at what cost? What is his secret? And why is he so obsessed with the paper knife he now clutches? For Frederick, the word ‘betrayal’ has a special meaning.
Voices Echo
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Series: Voices, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,240. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The third book in the Voices series, Voices Echo stands alone as a riveting depiction of both the beauty of 18th-century Jamaica and the horrors of plantation life in the British West Indies.
Ribbon of River
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Can Lizzie triumph over adversity and find happiness and fulfilment?
The Time Wasters - Deja Vu
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Series: The Time Wasters, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,350. Language: British English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A book for 9 - 14 year olds. Follow the adventures of young time-travellers through real history, as they try to discover why the English speaking peoples are suddenly speaking French.
The Officer's Whistle
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Price: Free! Words: 24,540. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Simon is in his last year at prep school and always seems to be in trouble. He finds solace in the History lessons and a homework assignment leads to his father digging out an old trunk that holds secrets of a distant relative who fought in the Great War. Looking through it, Simon traces the story of Tom Beal, who signed up to fight in 1914 and Simon finds an old whistle. What story does it hold?
The Case of the 'Queen of Tarts', A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A jovial manager of an acting troupe is found murdered in Stratford, then a mysterious fire at Warwick Castle is linked and Sherlock Holmes is brought into solving the seemingly unrelated incidents.True accounts, an old code revealed and dates are mixed into this fictional mystery.Solve the case before Holmes does, for the code breaker is given to the reader to use.
A Tale of Two Cities
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a special reading program devised by journalist Dave McKay. The program paraphrases classic novels, primarily targeting people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. 1700 different English words are used in "A Tale of Two Cities".
A Pirate's Desire: Being a Tale of a Lady's Adventure at Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,590. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
London 1717: Corwyn Tyler Chase, a passionate, intelligent, beautiful innocent fresh from the wilds of the West Country. Lord Henry Norfolk, the vicious rake hell who is determined to have her at any cost. Devon Black, the Earl of Kettering, a brutal pirate who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. This is a romance you'll never forget. Download the free chapters now.
Made a Gypsy Smile
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2014 by Graham Jackson. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the 1930s two brothers are not short of mentors, including a Captain, a Colonel and Rover the gypsy. Jim is clever & has a mechanical gift; he is drawn towards engines, cars and planes. Bob muddles along, he is lazy, loves food and appears to be thoroughly useless; but he has art. The boys adventures are rich in fun and laughter; against a long lost glorious English rural backdrop.
1809 Ben Brown Vive Le Roi
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, III · The History of the Brown Family, V. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 213,180. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the third book in the series and here we see our Hero take part in three desperate sea battles. He still has his friends around him, but now he has acquired another friend in Henri, a Frenchman whom he rescued in book two. This friendship involves him in an adventure with the French Royalists and for a while, he is sailing under a French Royalist Captain.
1809 Ben Brown On the Beach
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Series: Ben Brown's Adventures, II · The History of the Brown Family, IV. Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 138,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
This is the tale of a cheeky young man growing into maturity, as this book progresses he is given more and more chances to take command and to prove his worth. He is mentored by his old Captain and sustained during this adventure by his men. Later in the book he is involved in a desperate fight that will make him assume the mantle of leadership.