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Flashman's Waterloo
Series: Thomas Flashman Adventures, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,500. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
It provides a unique insight into how Napoleon returned to power, the treachery and intrigues around his hundred day rule and how he was robbed of victory. It includes the return of old friends and enemies from both sides of the conflict and is a fitting climax to Thomas Flashman’s Napoleonic adventures.
Empire Days: Britain and the empire in a year
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,710. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Empire Days: Britain and the Empire in a Year is a thorough and informative description of the growth of the British Empire throughout history. Bostock covers all aspects of the Empire, including geography, politics and the Royal Family.
It's a Sin
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detecive Sergeant Dave Lyon is assigned to Detective Inspector Claire Summerskill’s team as part of the Service’s ‘positive discrimination policy’, no-one at Foregate Street Station is happy, includeing Summerskill and Lyon. While investigating a murder they are forced to question not only their relationship with each other but with the Foregate Street Station and the Police Service as a whole.
Afterlife
Price: Free! Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
In Paradise everything is perfect. Eve is reunited with her dead sister. They drink tea. Where Mare has ended up seems less idyllic as it sinks into an icy ocean. Then there’s Peter. He opens his eyes running across a broken landscape, under a terrible red sky. But not everything is as it seems. As Mare runs and Peter fights for survival, Eve discovers that Paradise also hides a chilling secret.
The Days of Mister Thomas
You set the price! Words: 51,970. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The Days of Mr Thomas is a speculative fiction set in a not too distant dystopia, tracking the interwoven lives of six people who will ultimately change the country. Originally serialised in Schlock Webzine in 2012-2013 and met with riotous cheering, it is now available in full for the first time.
Kindred Intentions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,710. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It was 10 a.m. when undercover agent Amelia Jennings arrived at the law firm Goldberg & Associates for a job interview to investigate a series of murders involving some well-known lawyers in the City. But her plan is doomed to fall apart before it even starts. In less than twenty-four hours she will be the prey in a man hunt and her destiny will become entwined with Mike Connor’s.
Myrtle Cottage
Series: Tonorwig Village. Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 71,520. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The first in a new series, Myrtle Cottage is a murder mystery set in a yorkshire village.
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: 99,890. 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?