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166
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: Australian English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
166 is a dark, horrific short story about the 7/7 London bombings- from the perspective of thee home ground terrorist Germaine Lindsay. A deep, realistic portrayal of a man's last thoughts before murdering countless people.
Arthur Rhyfelfawr
Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
King Arthur prequel! Excerpt from priest's court log, Aberffraw: "I am Arthur, son of King Uthr of the Pecsa. I pledge my loyalty in all things until such time as I am able to return to my homeland and avenge my father." The boy is scrawny but forthright. I would wager he would have made an excellent holy man, and he will make for a terrifying king if he ever carves out a kingdom.
Blackwater
Price: Free! Words: 44,660. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a time when death is common, life is cheap and superstition rife, anyone can find their world torn apart by gossip and accusations. Can one lonely girl find the love and companionship she craves? Or will her heart lead her into more danger than she can imagine?
Die laaste groet
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Die Anglo Boere oorlog se lesse om beter vorentoe te gaan, om te leer om te vergewe maar nooit te vergeet. Die boek bevat agt kort-kort verhale en is geskryf na besoeke aan begraafplase en slagvelde. Dit wissel van konsentrasiekamp hartseer, hoe om dronk Skotte te vang tot stories van vergewing en leierskap
Gaslight
Price: Free! Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It's London, 1920. Newly demobilized soldiers have flooded the capital's streets but an ungrateful country isn't ready for them. Harry Costello has returned from the horrors of the Somme to no job, no money and no prospects. Desperate times demand desperate measures and when an opportunity to burgle a house presents itself, Harry seizes the chance. But things don't go quite to plan...
In the Belly of the Beast
You set the price! Words: 12,550. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Thomas McAndrew is a stoker on the maiden voyage of a Royal Mail Steamer; the biggest and finest to fly the British flag. Thomas is disturbed by unspoken thoughts of foreboding and dread, a fear of something bad. A fire in one of the giant coal bunkers is hastening their passage across the icy North Atlantic and their course for a fateful meeting.
Hidden Histories
You set the price! Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
“Hidden Histories” is a family saga spanning almost eighty years and set in Ireland, Scotland and England. It is about the impact of political and historic forces on ordinary lives, the interdependence of past and present, exploring how identity is transmitted from one generation to the next. It is also a story of the separation of mothers from their children and of the bonds between them.
The Culann Chronicles, Book 2, Picts' Plight
Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 49,970. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Caledonia and Northern Britain. We follow the adventures of a gallant Irish warrior monk, an intrepid Irish Princess who joins the Celtic Church and a daring young Pict.
The Battlefield: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The Battlefield is a record of an event that took place, in a small coal mining village, towards the end of the Second World War. The place was New Silksworth, located in the Rural District of Sunderland, County Durham, England. At that time there were perhaps hundreds of these villages in the northern region of the United Kingdom and particularly in the county of Durham.
MacGregor
Price: Free! Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A historical novel of the Clan Gregor in Scotland based on real events in the 1745 Rising.
For King and Country
Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 15 reviews)
Told from the eyes of Charles Stuart, the Prince of Wales, For King and Country is set in England during its Civil War. Follow the young prince as he tries to balance his loyalties to his house with his loyalties to his people against the backdrop of the European enlightenment.
Wessex Tales: "A Short Walk in France" (Story 30)
Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friday September 15th, 1916. Just before dawn a young soldier from Okeford goes over the top, advancing into enemy machine gun fire. It's the first day of the second battle of the Somme.
Wessex Tales: "The Dorset Ooser Dines" (Story 26)
Price: Free! Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the village of Child Okeford a ‘Bull’ or 'Ooser' used to show up uninvited at Christmas festivities, causing mayhem. One guest at his manor's annual ball sees an opportunity to make a good match for his daughter. He pays the Ooser to carry her off. Rescued by her otherwise timid suitor, the girl's future is assured. *The Plain Text version cannot display the photo of the Ooser in this tale.
Sing Like You Know the Words
Price: Free! Words: 141,380. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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
Wessex Tales: "Crossing" (Story 31)
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Long ago, the ancient lady in the darkened bed had been the first white woman to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Or had she been the first to walk around it? Whatever the truth, that legend from her lifetime would soon die with her. Unconscious on her deathbed, scenes from her life run through her head while caregivers chatter around her. [1976]
Love Thyself Last
Price: Free! Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Southern England: An ancient carving in an even more ancient oak. A carving with a history of the gravest betrayal and the highest conceivable price of redemption.
Paradise Lost
Price: Free! Words: 112,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A new family saga from Karen Mason. All her adult life, Evie Wallis has held the secret that she is the true heir to Barnham House, the stately home nicknamed 'Paradise' because of its beauty. When she finally gets the chance to visit the house, a chain of events occur that make her question if her inheritance is what she really wants.
Last Tales of Mercia 1-10
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first Norman castle is being built in Engla-lond--whether the Anglo-Saxons want it or not. 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. All ten stories form a prequel to the novel, "Edric the Wild." Though strongly connected to the series, they can be read independently.
Last Tales of Mercia 10: Osbern the Son
Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The keep of the Norman castle is finally finished. But when Osbern cannot convince the Saxon Edric to attend the celebration, his own resentment surfaces. 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.
Lady of the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
As the Romans threaten Britain, Sirona, a young Drui in training, seeks to use her visions to change the course of history. Aiding her are her fellow students, Bryn, who loves Sirona and wants to be a warrior rather than a Drui, and Cruthin, who is obsessed with seeking out the mysteries of the Otherworld.