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Of War and Women
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Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
Those Who Fought for Us
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Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
The Playmakers
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Price: Free! Words: 100,560. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by G. & E. Johnstone Pty Ltd. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It’s the biggest lie in the English language. Four hundred years of duping the world. A tale of corruption, passion, murder - and our greatest literary works. Two remarkable men, the frenzied times they lived in and the fixated people around them. William Shakespeare. Christopher Marlowe. One is the real playwright. The other is the stooge. Which is which? ‘The Playmakers’. The novel that reveals
The Prince of Alexandria
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Price: Free! Words: 89,430. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(4.00 from 1 review)
Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
Pursuit of Passy
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Price: Free! Words: 76,610. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A thrilling novel of a man hunt with a nation's existence at stake.
A Tale of Two Cities
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Price: Free! Words: 140,230. Language: Australian English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Classics
(5.00 from 11 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".
Hidden Histories
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You set the price! Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
“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.
MacGregor
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Price: Free! Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 87,910. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
(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.
Sing Like You Know the Words
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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
Love Thyself Last
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Price: Free! Words: 58,740. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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
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Price: Free! Words: 112,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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
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Series: Last Tales of Mercia, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 72,000. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(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.
Lady of the Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 53,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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.
Culann, Celtic Warrior Monk
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Series: The Culann Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Exciting historical novel set in 7th century Ireland and Northern Britain. Life, love and loss of larger than life characters who lived in these troubled times.
The Wild One
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Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
"The bluest of blood, the boldest of hearts; the de Montforte brothers will take your breath away." England, 1776: When Lord Gareth de Montforte thwarts a stagecoach robbery, he unwittingly finds himself inheriting his dead brother's fiancee and infant baby in this breathtaking first book in the De Montforte Brothers series by critically acclaimed author Danelle Harmon.
The Serpentine Garden Path
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Series: The Compleat Gardener, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,440. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In 18th C. England, Susan Kirke falls in love with the gardener on her father’s estate. Her parents dismiss John Dean. On a trip to London, Susan attends a masquerade at Vauxhall Gardens. Disguised as a boy, she escapes to find the man she loves. Dean elopes with her to Scotland, where more adventures ensue. The Serpentine Path is loosely based on the story of my ancestors.
The Sensual Chemist
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You set the price! Words: 58,880. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The Sensual Chemist is a witty yet thoughtful alternative social history, about England and its relationship with the rest of the world over the last two thousand years. Seen through the eyes of a diverse set of characters, love, sex, death and war jostle alongside religion, hypocrisy, science and marijuana to tell previously unheard truths about the place we live in.
The Amber Treasure
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Series: Northern Crown, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
“I will take care of the body of my lord and you can carry the sword, story teller. For all good stories are about a sword.” Cerdic, the nephew of a warrior, dreams of the glories of battle. When war comes for real, his sister is kidnapped, his family betrayed and his uncle's legendary sword stolen. Cerdic is thrown into the struggles that will determine the future of 6th century Britain.