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The Silent Invader
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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
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.
Graffiti
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...
To Be Beside.
Price: Free! Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The first book in the Sylvanus Kent series. The story is set in Brighton Sussex England in 1841.
They Marvel at the Star
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: British English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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
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
Series: Twisted Tales. Price: Free! Words: 8,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A Twisted Tale of burkers and anatomists and how Victorian law was changed to bridle Victorian science.
Channelling Kate Logue
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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
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
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
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.
Sir John Hovey: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sir John Hovey, Shropshire actor, impresario, his life and times in vignettes. Quintessential English eccentric, veteran of war, student of philosopher's stone matters, with a very intriguing disappearance from the stage still controversial to this day. Is he still acting in disguise?
Letter from a Desperate Father
Price: Free! Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An innocent man has been imprisoned. Hoping to see his son one last time, he composes a letter explaining the devastating event for which he's been blamed. LETTER FROM A DESPERATE FATHER is a chilling tale of grief and betrayal with supernatural elements.
Windermere Monster: A Short Story
You set the price! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Lake Windermere mined by Germans and the unbelievable cover-up by Brits. First of a series of British short stories. Though American, British decline into dreary novelist decadence opens hole for opportunity. Testing waters with toe dip into Lake Windermere. Lots of celebs and horrific fun. Short and to the point.
Greater Love...
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
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
Weird Heroes, Book 1: Hairy Shanks
Price: Free! Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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
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
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?

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