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A Killing Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Jonathan Edwards, an American of English father and American mother, has an English fiance. He volunteers to fight with the British in WW1. The story tells of his tragic struggle with the horrors of war, the British class system and his love for his fiance.
Age of Arthur
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
Amazing but True Collection Books 1-9
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,180. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Join Captain Flump and Clara on an epic adventure through time and space. Experience adventure, romance and the ominous dark thing lurking in the void of time. Travel the world for an adventure of a life time. This collection contains the first nine adventures in this epic series.
A Long Sunday in June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Dudford is an old industrial town somewhere in the South East of England with hardly any claim to fame. That is, until a Sunday in June when, due to a set of misunderstandings, it hit the big time with media coverage nationwide.
A Tale of Two Cities: A Reader's Guide to the Charles Dickens Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
With this definitive new guide to A Tale of Two Cities, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Charles Dickens, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in a concise and easy to read format.
Gimble's Challenge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
1915 - On the Western Front, a tired and exhausted British messenger has been spotted in No Man’s Land by the Germans. With mortar shells falling all around, the struggling runner tries to find a way to safety through machine gun bullets and the enemy patrol sent to kill him. In his flight, the runner is wounded in the leg; making his final fate inevitable...
Private Gimble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
In the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front, the daily miseries of the British soldier are compounded by the added dangers of enemy snipers. When least expected, the shrill whistle of the fatal bullet heralds one more death amongst the thousands that have already fallen. Into this war of nerves, a humble ex-poacher plies his deadly trade.
Laddered Tightropes
Series: A Bended Family, #12. Price: Free! Words: 20,800. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
“We’re all going on a… bummer holiday.” A week’s getaway with a best friend each is just what the Hartley kids need – if only that was manageable. The twins have been forced to assume that this maze of tangled kin was sown with good intentions, but they aren’t the only ones for whom the island harbours difficult truths.
The Bull At The Gate: Book 2
Series: Torc of Moonlight, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Book 2: 'Torc of Moonlight' trilogy. Nick has moved to York, a mediaeval city where Viking re-enactments thrill the tourists. When a colleague vanishes the police start asking awkward questions about Alice. But York was once a Roman colonia that garrisoned the Ninth Legion and the Sixth Victrix, and the stains of older, sacrificial, deaths lay buried deep in modern cellars, desperate for escape.
Paratroopers - Ready for Anything – From WWII to Afghanistan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
On Friday 10 May 1940, Britain awoke to the awful news that Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France had been invaded by Hitler’s forces in a lightning advance through the Low Countries. Overnight it had become clear that the country had lost confidence in the prime minister, Neville Chamberlain’s ability to steer Britain through the war, and he had resigned.