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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 14 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".
Edward - Interactive by Mike Voyce
Price: Free! Words: 115,980. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal(5.00 from 10 reviews)
What is Past and what is Present? Edward came to light in 1990 and changed my life; the events around Edward happened in the 1480s and 1490s. Can the Past change the Present, or the other way around? This book's truth, with pains-taking detail, of both then and now, may provoke. Edward could have ended Tudor tyranny with the cup, the sword and druid glass. Let's end that tyranny over the present.
The Coffin Maker's Daughters - Blind Bargain by Bunny Mitchell
Series: The Coffin Maker's Daughters, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 142,470. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A novel set in Victorian England. When Lily Spencer, naive and vulnerable, marries Charles Nightingale they strike a Blind Bargain for neither knows much about the other. But Lily discovers a dark secret that Charles has kept hidden.Lily struggles to rise above the pain of delusion and cope with a life devoid of physical love. A story of intrigue, misunderstandings, love, hate and revenge.
The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 218,600. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Doubleday 1983 Reviewers called it the best novel on India since Kipling. An immediate European bestseller, optioned by Indian/German producers who commissioned a six-hour mini-series, then Canadian producers with BBC. Based on real people (ca. 1620) – an English “sea dog” shoots his way through Portuguese gallons and into an Indian port to open trade. Once on land, there’re tiger hun
Deus Militis - Soldiers of God by Jonathan A Longmore
Price: Free! Words: 156,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An English Knight, a Crusader who no longer believes in his holy war is forced to protect a faith he has questioned. Drawn into another war for his King, a war that could cost him everything, he fights to protect a Kingdom, and the woman he loves, a fight he cannot lose!
Ireland Rose by Patricia Strefling
Series: Ireland Rose, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,190. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
As sweeping historical romance. From the high society of Charleston to the green hills of Ireland.
Tuesday's Caddie by Jack Waddell
Price: Free! Words: 102,150. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s 1930 when immigrant caddie Conor O’Reilly falls in love with Hollywood screenwriter Annie Burke. Saddled with a hateful husband, she finds in Conor her one true love. He suddenly finds a way to be worthy of her. Fate frees her and then tears them apart. Fortunes reverse and decades later they meet again, a secret binding them. When they do, one must decide if their love should live once more.
Kings Pinnacle by Robert Gourley
Series: The March Hare Novels, 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alex Mackenzie was born in 1754 in the Scottish lowlands on the border between Scotland and England. Alex, his father, and his two older brothers were members of the last band of Reivers (outlaws) that operated along the border. A few years before the start of the American Revolutionary War, Alex ran afoul of the British authorities. His only alternative was to leave Scotland for America.
Indebted by Natalie Jayne
Series: Rivers, Book 3. You set the price! Words: 108,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Two Square Books Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier(5.00 from 2 reviews)
2 hired thugs, 1 sheriff, 2 unlikely friends, 1 court appointed nuisance-- what could possibly go wrong? This humorous adventure is about the bonds between brothers-- even unintentional ones-- & the many hiccups of life. INDEBTED is a 'clean' read. Except for Gideon, who can ruin a new set of clothes in 3 sec. flat, pinch the blue ribbon prize & still skid calamitously into town by supper.
The Parthian by Peter Darman
Series: The Parthian Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 233,780. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of Pacorus, a prince of the Parthian Empire who is captured by the Romans and sent to Italy to live out the rest of his days as a slave. But fate intervenes and he is freed by a gang of runaway gladiators led by a man named Spartacus. This is the epic tale of the Spartacus slave revolt, as told by the man who fought by his side.
Rhuddlan by Nancy Gebel
Price: Free! Words: 249,130. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General(5.00 from 1 review)
William Longsword, illegitimate son of Henry II of England, has been sent into exile in northern Wales. His nemesis, Earl Hugh of Chester, has retreated to a manor in Wales after a disastrous defeat at Henry's hands. The two resume their rivalry on this foreign ground, a conflict which expands to involve wives, lovers, local chiefs and a neighboring abbey.
Two Horizons by Hank Lawson
Price: Free! Words: 121,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Biographical(5.00 from 1 review)
Great Pyramid, rival priests, romance with a harem (perhaps royal) woman, and jealous Queen prey on God-king Khufu. In parallel to Khufu’s labors, Mehi labors to absolve his family’s crime by self-sacrifice as a pyramid worker. The crime also burdens his love for An-khi, a governor’s daughter who aspires to be governor herself. Will Mehi save Khufu from his enemies, including Mehi’s own brother?
The Kin by Elsye Harwood
Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 1 of the Custodians: Rome, present day: David Lowe arrives to research myths and folk tales. Studying in a library that seems to have as unusual a personality as it's Custodians. Parthia, second century A.D; Two legionnaires, far ahead of Emperor Trajan's legions, explore the dead city of Persepolis and unwittingly unleash a force more deadly than any the Roman Empire has had to face before.
Shadow of Hope by Elsye Harwood
Price: Free! Words: 110,190. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Lillian White Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
A simple shepherd in ancient Greece, Cimon struggles to deal with the aftermath of being torn from his home and wife by a wandering Rabisu. As he changes in ways he could never have imagined, it seems that the gods may not have finished with him yet. Might there be a chance for him to regain his former life and love, a shadow of hope?
Citadels of Fire by L.K. Hill
Price: Free! Words: 111,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017 by Liesel Hill. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval(5.00 from 1 review)
In a world where danger hides in plain sight and no one aspires to more than what they were born to, Inga must find the courage to break the oppressive chains she’s been bound with since birth. Inga and her English soldier may end up like so many citizens of ancient Russia: nothing but flesh and blood mortar for the stones of the Kremlin wall.
Huckleberry Finn by Dave Mckay
Series: Easy English Books. Price: Free! Words: 110,640. Language: American English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.93 from 15 reviews)
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was first printed in 1884, eight years after Mark Twain wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. It starts up where the other story finished, and the two books together are believed to be the best that Mark Twain ever wrote. Huck travels down the Mississippi on a raft, facing many dangers on the way, and learning about life and what it means to be a friend.
Back From Chaos by Yvonne Hertzberger
Price: Free! Words: 112,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval(4.92 from 12 reviews)
Klast, the loner, must save a maid, unmask a traitor, and make peace with his destiny; a most unlikely hero, chosen by Earth to restore Her Balance.
The Wild One by Danelle Harmon
Series: The de Montforte Brothers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 112,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.78 from 9 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.
Sentence of Marriage (Promises to Keep: Book 1) by Shayne Parkinson
Series: Promises To Keep, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 150,690. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » Victorian(4.77 from 74 reviews)
In 19th Century New Zealand, there are few choices for a farm girl like Amy. Her life seems mapped out for her by the time she is twelve. Amy dreams of an exciting life in the world beyond her narrow boundaries. But it is the two people who come to the farm from outside the valley who change her life forever, and Amy learns the high cost of making the wrong choice. Book 1 of "Promises to Keep".
In Guards We Trust by Siegfried Walther
Price: Free! Words: 143,360. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Historical » General(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Uprisings in France encourage peasants in the neighbouring principality of Montuga to lay siege to King Julien Garibaldi’s palace. King Julien has five hundred armed royal guards at his disposal, but using them to end the siege risks retaliation by the Republicans if the latter prevail in France. Can the Garibaldis save their kingdom?