Books tagged: 1700s

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 24 results

Dair Devil: A Georgian Historical Romance
Series: Roxton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 152,400. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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.
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
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.
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.
La Sposa Di Salt Hendon: Un Romanzo Storico Georgiano
Price: Free! Words: 116,480. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Quando il Conte di Salt Hendon sposa Jane Despard, figlia di un signorotto, la Società inorridisce. Costretti dalle circostanze a un matrimonio che nessuno dei due desidera, i neosposi devono superare un passato fatto di angoscia e tristezza per innamorarsi di nuovo. Nel frattempo, un familiare si spingerà oltre i limiti, fino all’omicidio pur di distruggere il matrimonio.
A Widow in Waiting
Series: The Chronicles of Glenscar, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,360. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Who killed Alfred de Maine, Lord Farnton? His pretty widow Eleanor knows the truth, but she also knows the value of a secret. Will patience, love, and Eleanor's magic of moving win her the man of her dreams? Or is she doomed to live and die a Widow in Waiting?