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Elizabeth Gaskell's North and South, Abridged by Emma Laybourn
Price: Free! Words: 130,100. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
North and South is a great Victorian novel of social conflict and romance, set in the industrial north of England. This abridgement of Elizabeth Gaskell's humane and thoughtful work is two thirds of its original length. It makes her classic novel more approachable for the modern reader, and includes a section explaining the historical context.
Those Quiet Fallen by W D Spiller
Price: Free! Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Ten years on from Bob Bailey’s rescue from imminent murder, he has lost touch with his rescuer and childhood friend, Ada Saint. Their chance meeting amid the unrest of post-war France while Bob is on a business jaunt for his comfortable job, shows how much they have changed, causing each to examine who they have become.
Keena Karmody by Eliza Kerr
Price: Free! Words: 37,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Christian » Historical
Keena Karmody finishes school in London and invites her young French teacher, Marie Delorme, to stay with her on her grandfather's estate at Céim-an-eich in Ireland as her tutor, to complete her education. One day Keena will inherit the large house and the family money. As time goes on, Marie Delorme's stay becomes permanent as she makes secret plans to take possession of the estate.
Una's Marriage by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Una Latreille inherits the St Pensart’s estate which has been in the family since the Norman Conquest. Unfortunately the estate is now bankrupt, and although still in mourning, Una’s only hope of living in the style to which she has been accustomed is to marry a wealthy man, and quickly. But can she possibly marry far beneath her class to the only man, a mill owner, who is interested?
Rose Capel's Sacrifice by Margaret S. Haycraft
Price: Free! Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rose and Maurice Capel find themselves living in poverty through no fault of their own, and their daughter Gwen is dangerously ill and in need of a doctor and medicine, which they cannot possibly afford. There seems to be only one option -- to offer their daughter to Maurice Capel's unmarried sister, Dorothy, living in the beautiful Welsh countryside, and be left with nothing more than memories.
The Silent Invader by Thomas Wood
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
Responsible for the lives of thirty elite soldiers in the back of his aircraft, a member of Britain's Glider Pilot Regiment has a huge weight upon his shoulders. Plummeting to the ground at over one hundred miles an hour, he struggles not only with the responsibility of lives, but also with the enormity of the objective set before him.
Blood Trust by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1920s London there is a secret in an East End convent and novice nun Mary is going to find out what it is. If only the continual praying would stop driving nails into her head.
Soul Price by Roderick Gladwish
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In 1920's London Victoria's hedonistic lifestyle has caught up with her in more ways than one. Lives will be lost, souls destroyed and surviving maybe the worst things she's ever done.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters A Matter of Time by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters. Price: Free! Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
When her father dies, Violet has the opportunity to fulfil her dream of travelling but it doesn't work out as she had imagined. In London, she gets involved with the Women's Social and Political Union, is arrested and serves time in Holloway prison where she is forcibly fed. This is the story of one woman's fight for equality, of how she overcame adversity and of an enduring friendship
Graffiti by Suzy Stewart Dubot
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Once established in Britain, the Romans set about making bricks for buildings. Antonius works in just such a place, which can be grueling because of the heat of the furnace. He resents his boss taking afternoons off when he should be working...
Merging Destiny by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(3.00 from 1 review)
Sutherland Saga Part 6. When Elspeth Moorehead’s parents are killed in the Lockerbie bombing, Elspeth vows that she will someday avenge their horrendous murder. Her promise evolves into the quest of a lifetime, carrying her across continents and cultures, in the process subjecting her to numerous perilous obstacles. Spanning a quarter of a century, her exploits will change the world.
They Marvel at the Star by L J Hick
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Thomas is a member of the Fyrd and is recruited into Harold Godwinson's army to confront Duke William II of Normandy. He is befriended by a blond-haired man called Kauko as they march to war. Thomas has no time for lords, kings or gods of any kind but Kauko seems to have a large amount of time for Thomas. What does Kauko have planned for Thomas?
The Unknown Soldier by M. J. Logue
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.00 from 1 review)
Every year on the anniversary of the first battle of the English Civil War, the dead gather. But who remembers the names of ordinary soldiers?
The Anatomy Inspector by Roger Wood
Series: Twisted Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science.
Channelling Kate Logue by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Kate Logue, the most unusual young lady who the uber-surrealist Andre' Breton met in Derry/Londonderry in 1923, is the featured guest in this psecret psociety pshort pstory. Approx. 1100 words. If this were a movie it would probably be rated G.
Joseph Herbert Kirkby – Battle of the Somme - 10th July 1916 by Joanne Surridge
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
After the battles in France, Lil is one of millions of women left trying to keep her home and family together. With eight children, and the War Office dragging their feet, she needs to think of something quickly. What further sacrifices will she need to make?
Honour Among Thieves by Andrew Knighton
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Hob was a simple peasant farmer until idealism turned him into a rebel. Now he's an outlaw living in Sherwood Forest, seeking justice at the end of an arrow. But as Hob grows closer to his companions, the darkness of their life starts to show. With not just friendship but his life at risk, Hob struggles to separate right from wrong. Can he do what is right and survive to see the results?
Descent by Michael Wombat
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Thrown out of a Lancaster bomber at twenty thousand feet without a parachute, Squadron Leader Peter Crighton-Biggie has just four and a half minutes of precious existence left.