Books tagged: battle of waterloo

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Dancing in the Time of War
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Alasdair White looks at the social side of the Battle of Waterloo and tells us why there were so many expatriates in Brussels at the time, attending the numerous balls, dinners and picnics on offer to the social elite. The Duchess of Richmond’s Ball is famous the world over because this is where Wellington received confirmation that Napoleon and his army had entered the Province of Belgium.
The Road to Waterloo - a concise history of the 1815 campaign
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by White & MacLean Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
From the disastrous invasion of Russia in 1812 to his defeat on the battlefield of Waterloo three years later, Napoleon's fall has a certain inevitability about it. Alasdair White explores the events of 1815 and sets them in perspective, showing how close Napoleon came to an improbable victory despite his many failings.
Haywire My Life in the Mines
Price: Free! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
This autobiographical book describes the author's family through war and depression, and goes on to relate his experiences underground in the late 1960's and early 1970's. It is written from the point of view of the average Joe who went underground when he was eighteen and didn't know what he was getting into. The author considers himself lucky to have survived those years.
Pemberley to Waterloo: Georgiana Darcy's Diary, Volume 2
Series: Pride and Prejudice Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 78,980. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Romance » Historical
(5.00)
Georgiana Darcy and Edward Fitzwilliam want only to be together. But Edward is once more called away to fight. To be with the man she loves, Georgiana makes the perilous journey to Brussels in time to witness the historic downfall of Napoleon at Waterloo. When Edward is gravely injured in the battle, she will need more courage than she ever knew she had to fight for their future together.
The Army of the Night
Price: Free! Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
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It’s 1813. Napoleon’s army has to retreat from Spain to France, but the main pass across the Pyrenees is within reach of the British forces. In his search for an alternative route, Alaine Bellanger discovers more than just an ancient mountain trail. High in a cleft between two peaks, he finds something very strange — and someone even stranger. But who can he tell? And who would believe him?
Trafalgar Dispatches
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
What was it like to fight at Trafalgar? How would the modern media report the greatest sea battle of the Georgian era which still resonates today? A victory against all odds which secured the pre-eminence of the Royal Navy and heralded Pax Britannica, Britain's dominance of the seas for a hundred years; a victory which etched the name of a fallen hero, Admiral Nelson deep into the nation's psyche.
Return To Hougoumont
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
A brutal account of the storming of the north gate in the fight for Hougoumont Farm, a fictional story based on historical events. The outcome of Waterloo may well of hinged on the struggle for Hougoumont Farm, death is indescriminate in the turmoil and carnage of battle! Please leave a review for this story as it is free for you to read and feedback will help me write better stories. Thanks