Books tagged: british

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A Long Weekend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: British English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Historical » General
Janet Fraser, a promising young pianist, visits her mother’s family home in the Yorkshire dales where she is transported back to the early nineteenth century and her ancestors mistake her for a daughter of the house who had eloped some years previously.
Boris Anrep: A Modern Master
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Raised in Tzarist pre-revolutionary Russia Boris Anrep became an important British artist in the early twentieth century, yet until now has never had a full overview of his considerable artistic output. A member of the Bloomsbury and Garsington sets of Edwardian England, he knew Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, and Augustus John. He trained for fine arts but chose instead to create
Poppy Jenkins
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Two old friends, one hot summer, a whole load of confusion - Poppy Jenkins makes everyone smile. She’s the heart of Wells, a beautiful village in mid-Wales, leaving light and laughter in her wake. But she’s the only gay in the village and it’s a long time since she kissed a girl. But could everything change when her old BFF arrives?
Slanderley: Love and Death in Cornwall
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Poor Eddie Quirk! In the early 1900s he was butler at Slanderley, home of the cursed de Loverly family. Two puzzling aristocratic marriages and a demented housekeeper shatter his hope for calm. The haunted ancestral mansion, skulking servants, chinless aristocrats and a clueless bride get a delightful re-vamp in this briskly-paced spoof.
The Message
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Windlight Magazine. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
A boy during WW2 encounters a strange ancient figure while exploring.
Dirt McGirtt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 84,140. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
This historical fiction explores the life and enigmatic character of Daniel McGirtt. McGirtt deserted from the Continental Army in 1775, enlisted with the British East Florida Rangers and served under Brigadier General Augustine Prevost, burning Georgia and South Carolina as part of the war effort. When Florida was ceded back to Spain, he was arrested and falsely imprisoned in Spanish dungeons.
A Fitting Finale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It’s been five years since journalist Emma Blake helped catch one of London’s most notorious criminals. But it’s an achievement that’s made her many enemies. So, when she finds herself back on the Debden Estate, tasked with a seemingly impossible assignment, she knows she has to be careful. Danger could be lurking around any corner.
1894
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,330. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2016 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hugh Ashton has come into possession of one of the notebooks where Watson wrote up these cases, and has presented five of them that Watson mentioned in The Golden Pince-Nez: The Red Leech, The Addleton Tragedy, The Ancient British Barrow, The Smith-Mortimer Succession, and The Boulevard Assassin.
Gulp
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 170,330. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When life no longer belongs to you, you need to disappear. This journey takes the reader on a journey, of one man's story of survival, inspiration, self-discovery and reinvention.
Murder on the Orient (SS): The Agatha Christie Book Club 2
Series: The Agatha Christie Book Club. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,780. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
When the Agatha Christie Book Club signs up for a cruise on replica steamship the SS Orient they expect little more than a nostalgic journey back in time. What they get would leave Hercule Poirot scratching his egg-shaped head—one missing passenger, two dead bodies, and enough red herrings to fill the Pacific Ocean. Jump aboard for the second adventure for the beloved book club friends!