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Greater Love... by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: British English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A very short story 300 words This short story celebrates the incredible courage of Private William McFadzean at the battle of the Somme in 1916.. Written for a flash fiction competition This story also appears in the book Baker's Dozen by the same author
Kilmainham Dawn by Michele McGrath
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: British English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
International award winning very short story West Cork Literary Festival 2008 Set in Ireland just after the Easter Rising in 1916. Grace marries her sweetheart in prison on the night he before he is due to be shot for his part in the uprising. The story of two brave people. The challenge was to write a short story in less than 300 words. "Written with quiet passion" - Fish Publishing 2008
Mabel Crowley: Book One by E.H. Nolan
Price: Free! Words: 36,250. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Wealthy Mabel Crowley wishes to wed stable-boy Charlie Archer, but her parents forbid the match. Heartbroken and vowing that she will never love again, she flees to Bath, where she meets railroad tycoon Theodore Hartley. When World War One looms over the horizon, Mabel must choose between her impulse youthful love and hope for her future.
Of War and Women by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 2. When Lady Margaret Sutherland holds a farewell party on the eve of the Battle of Britain, deceitful events of that night will echo throughout World War II, thereby leading to heinous crimes that will change the lives of those present forever. In the end, not only will the Earldom of Winston be affected, but the course of the entire war will be irrevocably altered.
Those Who Fought for Us by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,780. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 1. When Robert Sutherland and his friend Alastair Stewart meet fellow students Elizabeth Turnberry and Margaret MacCreedy in a pub in Edinburgh in the fall of 1913, relationships develop and dreams unfold. But the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will lead to deception, incarceration and murder. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Soliciting from Home by Melanie Russell
You set the price! Words: 66,040. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2015 by M L Eaton. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A young lawyer. 1970s England. Packed with authentic and endearing characters, unexpected romance and good old fashioned country town drama, Soliciting from Home is an amusing, occasionally sad, but always warm-hearted fictionalised account of a young woman setting up a legal practice in a small community in 1970s England
The Dawn Patrol by Todd Kelsey
Price: Free! Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When all of Europe falls to Hitler and England stands alone, Eric Wallace, a young RAF pilot, joins the men and women of England in a fierce, desperate battle against overwhelming odds, as they reach into their roots for courage and face the Nazis in a united act of defiance.
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks by Josh Reynolds
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
When a worker is savagely attacked in the Thames section of the London Tunnel Authority, Charles St. Cyprian, in his role as Royal Occultist, is summoned. He, along with his apprentice Ebe Gallowglass, are no strangers to the unusual and terrifying, but find themselves tackling something neither expected. A phantom of such savage power that it absolutely in no way is or was ever human.
Caledonii: Birth of a Celtic Nation. Druid & Iceni by Ian Hall
Series: Caledonii: Birth of a Nation. Price: Free! Words: 9,780. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
69AD, and the Romans have been lords of the southern part of Britain for over twenty years. Knowing their eyes are forever northward, the Brigante King Venutius decides to send two of his young sons north to safety. Sewell, a northern druid, must first locate the boys, then get them safe to his homeland in the Caledonii nation. It is a dangerous journey into hostile lands He cannot fail.
Christmas Ghosts - a short story by EH Walter
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the end of World War One Margaret is finding Christmas hard - she has to do the work of two men on the family farm. Can the arrival of a stranger lend some Christmas cheer?
Hathy l'éléphant by Bruno Robert des Douets
Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: French. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
C'est un conte au parfum d'Angleterre victorienne et coloniale, et pourtant ce pourrait être une histoire à raconter dans le temps de Noël au cours de laquelle on fera des rencontres inattendues qui rappelleront des souvenirs à bon nombres d'entre nous.
The Book of Jodie by Eileen Gonzalez
Series: Jury's Greatest Hits, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1973, a stubborn, self-confident English teenager is caught kissing another boy and forced to see a psychiatrist.
The Scavengers of Graveny Marsh by L.W. Hewitt
Series: The Juno Letters, Book 5. You set the price! Words: 84,380. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Captain Janine Carlisle discovers a frightening secret - a fifth column has stumbled upon secret Allied plans for a swimming tank ready to go ashore in the first wave of D-Day. She must stop them before the plans can reach German command. But the Scavengers are planning a diversion - to kill General Patton on the eve of the invasion as he gives "The Speech." The fate of D-Day hangs by a thread.
Pursuit of Passy by David Moore Crook
Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
The Lament of Sir Galahad by Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A short story of a day on the journey of Sir Galahad during the quest for the Holy Grail. The story tells of his father Sir Lancelot and how Sir Galahad came to be in the Knights of the Round Table.
Tales of the Hanged Man: The Hundred Bones by Mark Gelineau
Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Tales of the Hanged Man tells the tale of William Rhys, accused of a crime and hung by the Lord of the land. Three days later, he came back to life. Now, cloaked in his burial shroud and back from the dead, William Rhys stalks the land as the dreaded Hanged Man. The hangman's rope that took his life is now his weapon of vengeance as he hunts the wicked and evil in medieval Britain.
Murder by Misrule by Anna Castle
Price: Free! Words: 104,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
A Tale of Two Cities by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 12 reviews)
"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 Sweet Blitz by David Bond
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European(5.00 from 1 review)
'A Sweet Blitz’ is a short but sweet wartime fable. A young girl, Sarah, is given some advice from her mother: ‘never accept gifts when you do somebody a favour’, advice which Sarah subsequently ignores given the lure of chocolate. Haunted by paranoia and guilt, Sarah eventually seeks solace in the forbidden bounty that drove her mad. She is appalled by what she finds, finally learning her lesson.