Books tagged: 1700s

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Legacy (Book One of the Ærndis Trilogy)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
A norn contravenes the will of The Fates and engineers the unsanctioned triumph of Swedish King Eric the Victorious at the Battle of Fýrisvellir. Cursed for her treachery, Ærndis is consigned to a series of mortal incarnations until her wrong can be righted. Ærndis’ legacy shapes the course of Scandinavia and Western Europe down through history – the history she must return in time to change.
Goddess-Born (A Tale of Two Worlds)
Series: A Tale of Two Worlds, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
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The Kingdom of Grandlock heaves with revolution. The nobility have oppressed the people for generations, but new advances in technology are enabling them to drive more and more people into unemployed misery, at the same time as radical ideas spread among the populace: ideas like democracy and popular rule. Liberty is only a revolt away – but magic threatens to subvert it.
Duchessa d’Autunno: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano
Series: Della Saga Della Famiglia Roxton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 133,330. Language: Italian. Published: January 1, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Una bella duchessa in lutto per il suo amatissimo consorte. Un mercante abbronzato torna a rivendicare i suoi diritti di nascita. Due anime in cerca di amore e rinascita. Le loro strade si incontrano e il viaggio comincia...
Il Ritorno Di Salt Hendon: Il Seguito Di La Sposa Di Salt Hendon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,280. Language: Italian. Published: May 26, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Può un fratello continuare con la sua vita di sempre sapendo che sua sorella è un’assassina? Può un nobiluomo riuscire a ottenere la vita che ha sempre desiderato quando il male è in agguato, invade tutti i suoi pensieri e infesta i suoi sogni? Che cosa servirà perché il bene trionfi sul male? La storia continua per i lettori che hanno apprezzato La sposa di Salt Hendon.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Mediterranean Madness (book 3 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The English fleet sails through the French fleet in a dense fog. Ben fights at the Battle of St. Vincent and later Tenerife. He is sent to rescue an unwilling Italian lady from the French. At Camperdown, he is forced to take over control of the ship when his captain panics. That leads to his assignment to a mutinous ship. After much suffering he returns to Barbados and later fights at Aboukir Bay.
Midshipman Rundel (book 2 of 9 in the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben is transferred at the age of 15 to a most unhappy ship. He is forced into the position of ‘acting surgeon’ because he is the only one with medical training. When he is freed from that duty, he is shanghaied aboard a slaver and later he and ten of his men are captured by pirates and forced to serve. His clever escape leaves he and his crew with three ships to sail.
The Adventures of Leftenant Rundel (book 4 of 9 of the Rundel Series)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,250. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Ben and his friend Tom learn to sail a bomb boat and end up spending some stressful time in Italy. They fight at Killala Bay and Quiberon Bay and later deal with some traitors. Ben succeeds when the Admiralty sends him to Panama in search of a treasure ship. He learns about fire ships and the language of the native drums in the Caribbean. Adventure follows him like his shadow.
The First 100 Published Poems of Ephraim Moses Kuh
Price: Free! Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
Ephraim Moses Kuh (1731-1790) was the first modern Jewish poet to be published in a Western language. The first 100 poems from a 1792 compilation have been translated into English and annotated for the first time.
Dair Devil: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,650. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Opposites attract. Appearances can deceive. A dashing and rugged façade hides the vulnerable man within. She will risk everything for love. The attraction is immediate, the consequences profound… London and Hampshire, 1777: The story of Alisdair ‘Dair’ Fitzstuart; nobleman, ex-soldier, rogue, and Aurora ‘Rory’ Talbot; spinster, pineapple fancier, granddaughter of England’s Spymaster General.