Books tagged: 17th century

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Sun Wukong - Monkey God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Singing stones? Cars turning into dragons? All in a day’s work for the Grey, Plymouth’s secret defence against paranormal attacks in the city. But what is causing them? To find out, Alex, must search the potentially deadly Grey Archive for answers. However, they aren’t what he expects as they lie hundreds of years in the past.But can the Grey make use of them before Plymouth is wiped off the map?
The Unknown Soldier
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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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?
Friends and Enemies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 128,560. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Mathew Fletcher finishes his apprenticeship as a surgeon and plans to marry Elizabeth, the daughter of the local apothecary. Mathew's dreams of the future are shattered. Hull falls under siege by the Royalists, but with the aid of Captain Overton, a Parliamentarian Officer, Mathew's skills are put to use in a way he could never have envisage only weeks earlier.
Not Time's Fool
Series: Waters of Time. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 244,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Janet Lapinski was adopted as an infant from the far side of the world - but that story's been retold by a genetic test and a mysterious visit by a time-traveler. Soon she and her fellow Constantine and Associates employees find themselves caught up in a search for truth and family, as time ties itself into knots and fairy tales and Janet fights to keep destiny from being rewritten.
King's Ransom
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 100,840. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Honor Dale, niece to Oliver Cromwell, has good reason to hate the royalists. First they slaughtered her parents, and now the notorious Captain Hood has stolen her family’s jewels to fund the restoration of Charles Stuart to power. Gradually he steals her heart as well. But what is Hood’s true nature? Is he a charming, adventurous rake or a desperate nobleman fired by idealism?
The Malignant Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,630. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Undead
1645. The year Scotland died. The Bubonic Plague ravages Edinburgh. Soon there will be more people buried under Edinburgh than living in it. The council hires Alex McCrae, promising him one hundred pounds to cure the wretched pest. But a man who makes himself a hero, makes himself enemies. But the plague isn’t the only way to kill a man. And in the city of the dead it’s not just ghosts who return.
Ilaa
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Asian / Indic
A vigorous and historical short story. This book discovers 17th century India. Gender equality is the main theme. A must read for all story buffs.
Jasper's Lament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London 1664. The 2nd Anglo/Dutch war is imminent, and England prepares against the threat. After his father’s mysterious death, Jasper’s world is thrown into chaos. Coded messages, letters penned with invisible ink, and chests of gold appear from unknown sources. Dangerous symbols in unexpected places drag Jasper deeper into a conspiracy not of his making.
Lament for a Siege Town
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 105,360. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Based on one of the most harrowing episodes in the history of Colchester and the English Civil Wars, this is a story of human endurance and the cruel consequences of conflict, for victor and vanquished alike. This well-researched novel vividly brings to life the terrible realities of a dramatic and devastating summer in Colchester in 1648.
The Gisburn Witch
Series: Witches of Pendle, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,510. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Scandalised as a young woman after being accused of seducing Tom Lister, a gentleman’s son, Jennet Preston’s life is filled with shame and hardship. When fate intervenes to reunite her with Tom, Jennet risks everything for love and happiness, but when tragedy strikes Jennet finds that she is vulnerable to accusations for which she could pay the ultimate price.