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The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
Appearing soon after Palmer’s execution in 1856, “The Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer” was published to cash in on the notorious case. The anonymous author combined facts and rumors about Palmer’s crimes with sketches on debauched medical students and crooked scams in horse racing, and pious meditations on Palmer’s wife.
de Marisco: A family's journey through time by Margaret Nyhon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of a family whose journey through time has spanned the heights of wealth and power to the lows of adversity, and along the way has produced some remarkable people and an enduring spirit. But the Anglo-Norman blood of their ancestors still surged through the veins of the later generations, now named Marris. Their story also took them beyond England to Australia and New Zealand.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Welsh. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Pam fod cigfran y Modron yn crochlefain? Dim ond Prydeinwyr gyda rhyddid yn eu calon sy’n gwybod! Yn 43 OC mae Rhufain bron yn sicr o’u concwest dros Brydain – nes i Prasutagus, Brenin yr Iceni, ddigwydd cyfarfod caethforwyn o dras frenhinol llwyth yr Aedui yng Ngâl wedi iddi ddianc oddi wrth ei meistres Rufeinig. Newidiodd y cyfarfod hwn dynged Ynys Prydain am byth.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
Queen Elizabeth by Charles Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The life of Elizabeth represents, in English history, the longest and most spectacular period of a change in society. That change began before her. It was the change from a society directed, at any rate in theory, by a metaphysical idea, to a society directed, both in theory and practice, by nothing but he continual pressure of events. It is a change completed in our day.
Henry VII by Charles Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VII is less spectacular than his descendants, but not less interesting or even exciting. The first of the Tudors has been less written about than any (except Edward VI). He supplanted a dynasty and subordinated an aristocracy; he collected a treasure and created a fleet. But he created also the engine of monarchy.
Boudicca Activity Book by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.
A Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom by Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This Child’s Outline of the Sovereigns of England, Great Britain, and the United Kingdom is included in our Continuing Education Series to provide a useful study guide for children or for anyone who may be reading British royal history for the first time. Prepared in a simple and comprehensive way, it helps young readers and/or those without familiarity of the basic lines of royal succession.
Magna Carta Commentaries — 48 Stories Celebrating Little-known Facts about the Great Charter by Luan Hanratty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Pen Bal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » European
The Magna Carta has been called the most important document in history. This book highlights the contexts and characters around its creation, as well as the people and events that reiterated its principles, keeping alive a political tradition protecting rights and freedoms that is still in force today.
World War 2 Spy School The Complete 1943 SOE Counter-Espionage Manual by Ian Hall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,870. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
This document was the official training manual for every allied spy and counter-espionage agent in World War 2. Written by the S.O.E. (M.I.6), it was soon picked up and used by the American OSS (the originator of the CIA). In great detail, it describes such subjects as Explosives, Fieldcraft, Cyphers, and Propoganda. Care has been taken to deliver the manual in its original style and format.
In Their Own Words by Rachel Vogeleisen
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 31,190. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book, the culmination of ten years of research, is a collection of portraits and testimonials recording the experiences of 21 women who volunteered during World War II, interviewed by the author. The accounts have been left as far as possible in the women’s original words, so that their voices can be heard clearly and faithfully.
Sprig of Broom by Susan Whitfield
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Sprig of Broom is a coming-of-age creative non-fiction work about Geoffrey Plantagenet, a count, who marries King Henry’s daughter, Empress Matilda, and fathers the dynasty of Plantagenet kings. He has much to learn, and over the course of his life’s journey he develops a better understanding of himself, fathers a long line of kings, endures adversaries and faces the world of chaos around him.
Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot by Cindy Wright
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Guy Fawkes is a very popular icon that is thrown onto bonfires every year on the 5th November, to remember it. Children all around the country stand and watch fireworks every year, all wrapped up from the cold of November.
The Boys of St. Mary's: Keep On Keeping On by Caroline Whitehead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,720. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this remarkable book, members of a worldwide network of "old boys" have recorded their personal memories of childhood during the time they were in care at St. Mary’s. The group, which adopted the motto of "Keep On Keeping On", was formed in 1988 by (Delvin) John Flynn of North London. Some remembrances are chapter-length accounts, others are poignant anecdotes emailed between KOKO members.
Magna Carta: Runnymede to Philadelphia by John Ashtone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,260. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » North America
The gripping tale, of how a failed peace treaty, between the English Barons and King John, became the cornerstone of the UK and US constitutions. How two paragraphs of words, intended to stop a corrupt and venal King from stealing from all ranks of his Kingdom, led to the foundation of modern Laws and freedoms. And how these Laws and freedoms became the basis of the Free World.
The Hammer of the Scots by Jason Wallace
Series: History and Historical Fiction · Rising Fast. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
Scotland was eventually victorious in their war for independence, but what were the causes for the war, and why should an already independent nation need to reestablish its sovereignty? Scots today view Edward I as a cruel tyrant and cannot bear for his name to be spoken, some going so far as to write plays as a testament to his cruelty, while many English view him as a national hero.
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog by Boak & Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
Lockington Crash at the Crossing by Richard M Jones
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 45,490. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 26th July 1986 a train derailed after striking a van at an open level crossing in a remote East Yorkshire village. The resulting carnage killed nine people, injured 42 and left dozens of survivors and families reeling from the shock for the rest of their lives. Now for the first time the full story of that tragedy can be told.
The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer by Bill Peschel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 179,420. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
“The Times Report of the Trial of William Palmer” reprints the court transcript of the 1856 poisoning case that riveted Victorian England, edited and corrected for the first time, along with more than 60 woodcuts restored to make them look better than the day they were printed. The books also includes added material, including 250 footnotes, maps, and profiles.
The Great Gale of 1871 by Richard M Jones
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day