Books tagged: british empire

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Lineage Under Siege
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 219,580. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This is an African epoch novel about the far-reaching effects of British colonialism in Kenya, with a primary focus on the descendants of a late 19th century pre-colonial Kikuyu chief-four generations in a row. Its the dramatic story of the British and the Kikuyu people, which unravels through they eyes of a Kikuyu boy who is trapped by Western culture while enigmatically searching for his own.
A Bonfire Surprise in Stickleback Hollow
Series: The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It’s March and the Grand Tournament is upon Stickleback Hollow. Cricket is returning to the village and the best that Lancashire, Yorkshire and Staffordshire have to offer are all coming to vie for the title of champion. But something is not right in Stickleback Hollow, items are still missing and there is a familiar face lurking in the shadow that could spell trouble for Sarah, Arwyn and Alex.
Rhodesialeaks
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Financial History of Economic Exploitation in Southern Africa. It is the basis of a £4,000,000,000.00 Hut Tax Refund claim filed against the British Crown and Government in June 2017.
A Story About Global Journalism
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,230. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Author Joel Landau (New York Daily News, Daily Targum) strikes again, but this time with a fictitious book full of adventure and fun. Based on some real events, he says that the book is very dramatic and should appeal to the average user with the "classical era", the "power of the historical figures" and the exoticism of "familiar places".
Peril In Paradise:The Andaman Islands Victoria Crosses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A sun-drenched tropical island is probably the last place you would think of where gallantry medals might be won, but in 1867 five British soldiers risked their lives to land a boat and successfully rescue a party of their comrades from the clutches of fierce cannibalistic natives on the Little Andaman Island in the Bay of Bengal. An act for which they received the Victoria Cross.
Anima and the Goat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Journalist Charlotte Drummond is the rare independent woman in 1880s London. When her cousin is kidnapped in India, Charlotte finds herself harnessing high technology with a colorful team to find her. But mysterious forces confront the team on its epic mission to the remote mountains of the Hindu Kush. And in Charlotte’s nightmares hovers violence and a loathsome man in a cave. And the tigers.
Letters of a Noble Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,840. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Through personal letters, journals, and newspaper extracts, Victorian London's high society candidly reveals itself, replete with the moral conflicts and impositions that defined the age. In their own private words, the 19th century's social elite unveil the plots and intrigues that colour their privileged lives. Laced within the genteel elegance of their written language lies the truth of their
The Modern British Empire
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
The people who built the British Empire were not unique in their courage, ambition or greed. Whether we learn a lesson or not from reading about them, one thing is certain. The history of the Empire's rise and decline is full of drama and tragedy. No playwright or novelist has ever imagined a story more rich or textured than that offered by the true experiences of actual people.
The Prince of Alexandria
You set the price! Words: 89,140. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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Egypt is on the brink of civil war. It's not present day but 1882, when an American journalist and British soldier meet in Alexandria and form a lifelong friendship. The journalist finds the big story he's been searching for. The soldier, Benjamin Worthington finds love.
Airfleets Over Ostend (a steampunk short story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
The third short story in the Clockwork Imperium series. The mysterious and alluring Myra Abernathy has disappeared without a trace, and Henry Emerson is left wondering just who she really was, and who she really worked for. But dark events in Europe soon overtake him, cutting short his search. A Flemish rebellion in Belgium threatens King Leopold II, and Henry's airship squadron is sent to help.